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John Romita Sr

 (born 1930)
John Romita, Sr. was active/lived in New York.  John Romita Sr is known for comic strip.

Biography   John Romita, Sr.


John Romita Senior started drawing after spending a year in commercial art. Romita drew mostly horror and romance stories, but also several war, crime and Western features. His best-known work contains the 'Avengers', 'Daredevil' and 'Spider-Man', in which his son John Romita Jr. followed him.

An unofficial biographical entry places John Romita's birthday in 1932, if this is correct, his career began early in his life. His run of art on Amazing Spider-Man placed him in the latter half of the Marvel Comics Silver Age.

Stan Lee gave the position of illustrating the Amazing Spider-Man to Romita when Steve Ditko, the character's co-creator and artist, left Marvel Comics. Marvel chose John Romita Senior, to replace Ditko, and the   ...  Displaying 750 of 2188 characters.

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