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Kurt Schaffenberger

 (1920 - 2002)
Kurt Schaffenberger was active/lived in New Jersey, New York / Germany.  Kurt Schaffenberger is known for Lois Lane, Superman, Captain Marvel comic strip artist.

Biography   Kurt Schaffenberger


Preeminent Lois Lane comic strip artist Kurt Schaffenberger was born in 1920 on a farm in the Thuringian Forest, Germany. Emigrating to America at age seven, he eventually won a scholarship to the Pratt Institute.

After graduation, he joined Jack Binder's studio in 1941, where he worked on key Fawcett titles including Captain Marvel, Bulletman, and Ibis.   In 1957, Otto Binder recruited Schaffenberger to DC to work on the Superman family. He stayed at DC for the next 30 years, making an especially large contribution to the development of Lois Lane. In this capacity, he was the lead artist on the book, Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane, for the entirety of its first decade.

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Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #48 Cover Original Art (DC, 1964).
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