9 July 1926: Birthday of Murphy Anderson, American illustrator (d. 2015) (Source)

Page of Planet Comics #50 (September 1947) Fiction House (defunct co.) – author: Murphy Anderson (Source)

Murphy C. Anderson Jr. (July 9, 1926 – October 22, 2015) was an American comics artist, known as one of the premier inkers of his era, who worked for companies such as DC Comics for over fifty years, starting in the Golden Age of Comic Books in the 1940s. He worked on such characters as Hawkman, Batgirl, Zatanna, the Spectre, and Superman, as well as on the Buck Rogers daily syndicated newspaper comic strip. Anderson also contributed for many years to PS, the preventive maintenance comics magazine of the U.S. Army. (Source)

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