Robert Kanigher

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Golden and Silver Age Legend; Writer, Creator and Editor. He's worked on just about every known DC title from Batman to Wonder Woman. Robert is also the co-creator of Poison Ivy, Black Canary, Wonder Girl, Metal Men, Suicide Squad and The Flash as well as hundreds of DC War Comics.
Robert Kanigher (/ˈkænɪɡər/; June 18, 1915 – May 7, 2002)[1] was an American comic book writer and editor whose career spanned five decades. He was involved with the Wonder Woman franchise for over twenty years, taking over the scripting from creator William Moulton Marston. In addition, Kanigher spent many years in charge of DC Comics' war titles, as well as creating the character Sgt. Rock. Kanigher scripted what is considered the first Silver Age comic book story, "Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt!" which introduced the Barry Allen version of the Flash in Showcase #4 (Oct. 1956).


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