Robert Kanigher

Comic Book Creator

1915 – 2002

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Who was Robert Kanigher?

Robert Kanigher was a prolific comic book writer and editor whose career spanned five decades. He was involved with the Wonder Woman franchise for over twenty years, taking over the scripting from creator William Moulton Marston. In addition, Kanigher spent many years in charge of DC Comics' war titles, as well as creating the popular character Sgt. Rock. Kanigher scripted what is considered the first Silver Age comic book story, "Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!" which introduced the Barry Allen version of the Flash in Showcase #4.

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Born
Jun 18, 1915
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
May 7, 2002
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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