Comic Book Artist Ernie Colón

Legendary comic book creator, artist, and writer Ernie Colón has taken his final taxi. Colón had worked at DC, Marvel, Harvey Comics, Valiant, and other companies over his 60 year career in comics. He was 88.colon

Colón’s first credited work appeared in 1967’s Wham-O Giant Comics, but he was known to have previously worked for Harvey Comics – the comic book company that did Casper the Friendly Ghost, Richie Rich, and Wendy the Good Little Witch. He later moved to Warren Publishing, working on their Vampirella, Creepy and Eerie titles. At DC Comics, he worked on Superman, Wonder Woman and the Legion of Super Heroes while also co-creating Arak, Son of Thunder and Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld. Colón’s work for Marvel included stints on Star Wars Droids book, the Conan franchise, Damage Control and the Black Widow. On a side note he worked with Golden Key comics in the 60’s on Doctor Solar and returned to that character in the 90’ then under Valiant Comics
Ernie Colón was 88.

-Jeff & Lesa Burson  —

One Response

  1. Thanks Jeff how have you been doing.. I have been doing good just busy.Richard

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