He was one of the first writers whose names I learned, because from 1960 until 1968 HE WAS THE ONLY WRITER of THE JUSTICE LEAGUE. Yes, you read that right. He wrote more than sixty issues over more than eight years. During the Silver Age only Stan Lee and Jack Kirby have beaten this run.
Gardner Fox donated his personal collection to the University of Oregon several years before his death. They are now stored in the university's Special Collections library. Anyone in that part of the country should check it out. Here's an article about some of the best of the stuff that was on display in 2009.
Gardner Fox passed away on December 24, 1986. He was 75 years old.
Here are a few of my favorite Gardner Fox creations....
|STARRO, as well as all JLA bad guys for 8 years!|
|AMAZO the super android|
|DR. LIGHT the evil and twisted JLA bad guy|
|The Silver Age BATGIRL|
|ZATANNA (also the Silver Age Atom|
and Hawkman & Hawkwoman)
Happy Birthday, Gardner Fox! You are not forgotten!!