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RIP Stan Goldberg

Written by ThanosCopter on Tuesday, September 02 2014 and posted in News with Benefits

RIP Stan Goldberg

The Silver Age illustrator passed away over the weekend.

Source: News from Me

Stan Goldberg, a comic book artist known primarily for his work with Archie Comics and Marvel, passed away over the weekend.  Goldberg is best known for his work on several early Silver Age comics, including Fantastic Four and Spider-Man.  Goldberg was the primarily colorist for early issues of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's Fantastic Four run.  Goldberg also was the artist of Millie the Model and co-plotted that series with writer Stan Lee.

After his time with Marvel, Goldberg became one of Archie Comics' primary artists.  Goldberg worked on many of Archie Comics' titles, and was the primary artist of Archie for an approximately twenty year period stretching from the mid 1990s to 2006.  Goldberg was also the artist of the famed crossover comic Archie Meets the Punisher, and was the artist of the Archie Sunday newspaper comic strip.

Other comics Goldberg drew includes Captain Carrot and the Zoo Crew and several recent comic adaptations of Nancy Drew books.  Goldberg was inducted into the National Cartoonists Society Hall of Fame in 2011 and was awarded the society's Gold Key Award in 2012.  He was also the receipient of a Inkpot Award in 1994.

Goldberg passed away from complications associated with a stroke he suffered two weeks prior.  He leaves behind a wife, Pauline, two children, and at least one grandchild.  Goldberg was preceded in death by his daughter, Heidi.  


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