Author Archives: Steven Ringgenberg

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

 

Irwin Hasen: Dondi, Wildcat Artist Dead at 96

(b. July 18, 1918— d. Mar. 13, 2015) Continue reading

 

The Al Feldstein Interview

In this 1995 interview for The Comics Journal #177, Al Feldstein takes Steve Ringgenberg behind the scenes of Mad, EC, show biz and more. Continue reading