Martin Nodell, 1915-2006


Martin Nodell died Saturday morning of unknown causes in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was 91 years old. He is best remembered for creating the original 1940s Green Lantern. He was also involved in the creation of the Pillsbury Doughboy during his tenure with advertising agency Leo Burnett Co. in the mid-1960s. Donations can be made in Nodell’s name to The Hero Initiative. (Source: News from ME, Comic Buyer’s Guide, The Comics Reporter, The Pulse and Wikipedia; photo courtesy of Monumental Collectibles)

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