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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

R.I.P. Martin Nodell

This is sad news. Marty Nodell was always a fixture at the Baltimore ComicCon... he was one of the friendliest creators I have ever met, just an all-around Nice Guy. Who was Martin Nodell? Well, he created the Green Lantern among other characters way back in the 1940s Golden Age. HERE'S a decent obituary on CNN. HERE'S his Wikipedia entry. He left quite a legacy, and he will be sorely missed.


(A tip of the hat to all of you who sent me this news.)


At 12/15/2006 12:04 AM, Blogger Manager Ken said...

That is sad... I met Mr. Nodell and, his biggest fan, his wife in 1992 in Atlantic City at a comic convention. He was a dear old man with a real passion for what he created. We spoke for a good half an hour on classic comics and movies ( We both love Laurel and Hardy ). The coolest thing about him was he had this old leather art portfolio filled(I mean FILLED!) with his original art. I had him draw me a picture of Green Lantern (FOR FREE!),but for some lucky ones, who asked,he gave them an original sketch!
Super,Super nice guy!

At 12/16/2006 8:57 AM, Blogger josh said...

It was definitely cool and an honor to have had the chance to meet him for me as well. Rest in Peace.


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