Author Archives: Steven Ringgenberg

Ernie Colón: July 13, 1931 – August 8, 2019

Ringgenberg remembers Ernie Colón, an artist who worked in virtually every comics genre but is best known for his work on Harvey characters such as Richie Rich and his nonfiction “documentary style” graphic works. Continue reading

 

Everett Raymond Kinstler, 1926-2019

Kinstler, who died Sunday at the age of 92, left an indelible mark through his work in comics and as the personal portraiture of several United States presidents. Continue reading

 

Ken Bald: 1920-2019

A cartoonist whose career spanned from More Fun in 1936 to Marvel in 2016, perhaps best known for his work on the Dr. Kildare, Dark Shadows, and Judd Saxon newspaper strips. Continue reading

 

An Interview with Marie Severin

In this 1986 interview, Severin discusses her time at EC, revealing her coloring process and the people behind the legendary company. Continue reading

 

Gary Friedrich: 1943-2018

The prolific writer of many war and horror comics, who co-created the Johnny Blaze version of Ghost Rider, died last Thursday. Continue reading

 

Nick Meglin: 1935-2018

Writer, artist, editor, and lyricist Nick Meglin (born Nick Megliola) was perhaps best known for the 48 years he spent on the staff of Mad magazine, the last twenty of which were as co-editor of the magazine (with colleague John … Continue reading

 

Bernie Wrightson, 1948-2017

The contemporary comic book horror master has passed away. Continue reading

 

Herb Trimpe: 1939-2015

Longtime Marvel Comics artist Herbert W. (or “Happy Herb” as he was frequently identified in comic book credits) Trimpe died suddenly this week at the age of 75. Continue reading