George Kashdan dead at 78
George Kashdan, a writer and editor most known for his work with several DC comics, including Superman, Batman, and Aquaman, passed away last Saturday, June 3, at the age of 78 due to complications from a stroke. Besides working for DC from 1946 to 1968 and then later for Gold Key Comics, he also worked as a writer for a handful of super hero-themed television series in the 1960s, including Aquaman; The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure; The New Adventures of Aquaman; and The Mighty Hercules. Kashdan spent the latter part of his life in a Los Angeles retirement home. Comic book and television writer Mark Evanier has an in-depth obituary about the man and his work in the field of comic books over on his blog.
[via Toon Zone]