Sol Brodsky

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Birthday
22, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 4, 1984 (61)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 4, 1984 (61)

About

Remembered for his key role in establishing Marvel Comics as a major force in popular culture, Brodsky co-created the logo for The Amazing Spider-Man and also contributed to The Fantastic Four, all while serving as head of production or (later) vice-president of Marvel Comics.

Before Fame

He entered the comic book industry by working as a janitor at Archie Comics' headquarters. After serving in World War II, he contributed to several Atlas Comics projects.

Trivia

He aided the marketing efforts of both Bird's Eye vegetables and Big Boy restaurants, writing and/or drawing comics that doubled as advertisements for these companies.

Family Life

He and his younger siblings Faye, Leonard, and Ted grew up in New York City as the children of Abraham and Dora Brodsky. His marriage to Selma Cohen resulted in a daughter named Janice and a son named Gary.

Associated With

He was a close associate of and frequent collaborator with Marvel Comics artist and publisher Stan Lee.