Carmine Infantino

Carmine Michael Infantino (/ˌɪnfənˈtn/; May 24, 1925[1] – April 4, 2013)[2][3] was an American comics artist and editor, primarily for DC Comics, during the late 1950s and early 1960s period known as the Silver Age of Comic Books. Among his character creations are the Black Canary and the Silver Age version of DC super-speedster the Flash with writer Robert Kanigher, the stretching Elongated Man with John Broome, Barbara Gordon the second Batgirl with writer Gardner Fox, Deadman with writer Arnold Drake, and Christopher Chance, the second iteration of the Human Target with Len Wein.

Carmine Infantino
Infantino in October 2010
Born(1925-05-24)May 24, 1925
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedApril 4, 2013(2013-04-04) (aged 87)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Area(s)Penciller, Editor, Publisher
Notable works
Detective Comics, Flash,
Showcase, Star Wars
AwardsNational Cartoonists Society Award, various Alley Awards. Expanded list.

He was inducted into comics' Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame in 2000.


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