Gil Kane


Born
in Latvia
April 06, 1926

Died
January 31, 2000

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Gil Kane (/dʒɪl keɪn/; born Eli Katz /kæts/) was a Latvian-born American comics artist whose career spanned the 1940s to the 1990s and virtually every major comics company and character.

Kane co-created the modern-day versions of the superheroes Green Lantern and the Atom for DC Comics, and co-created Iron Fist with Roy Thomas for Marvel Comics. He was involved in such major storylines as that of The Amazing Spider-Man #96–98, which, at the behest of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, bucked the then-prevalent Comics Code Authority to depict drug abuse, and ultimately spurred an update of the Code. Kane additionally pioneered an early graphic novel prototype, His Name Is... Savage, in 1968, and a seminal graphic novel, Bl
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Excalibur!

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3.83 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 1980 — 2 editions
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Blackmark

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3.57 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1971 — 4 editions
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Adventures of Superman: Gil...

3.91 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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Batman: Flyer (Batman: Lege...

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2.84 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1992
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Marvel Visionaries: Gil Kane

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Star Hawks: The Complete Se...

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Star hawks

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Gil Kane's Savage

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1982
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Star Hawks II

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The Hawk and the Dove (1968...

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