Gardner Fox

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Gardner Francis Cooper Fox[1] (May 20, 1911 – December 24, 1986)[2] was an American comics writer. He was known best for creating many comic book characters for DC Comics. He created Hawkman, The Flash, The Justice League, Batgirl and Doctor Fate.

Fox was born in New York City. He died on December 25, 1986 in Princeton, New Jersey from pneumonia at the age of 75.[3]

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  1. Bails, Jerry (2006). "Fox, Gardner". Who's Who of American Comic Books 1928–1999. Archived from the original on February 11, 2012. Retrieved July 31, 2008.
  2. "Gardner Fox: Overview". The Comic Books. n.d. Archived from the original on April 4, 2009. Retrieved September 3, 2020.
  3. "Newswatch: Flash Creator, Gardner Fox, Dead at 75". The Comics Journal. Seattle, Washington: Fantagraphics Books (114): 28. February 1987. Archived from the original on January 10, 2012.