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Encyclopedia > Dick Sprang

Richard "Dick" Sprang (b.1915 in Fremont, Ohio, d. May 2000 in Arizona), was an American comic book artist, most known for his work on the Batman line of books during the Golden Age of Comic Books. 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Fremont is the name of some places in the United States of America: Fremont, California Fremont, Indiana Fremont, Iowa Fremont, Michigan Fremont, Nebraska Fremont, Steuben County, New York Fremont, Sullivan County, New York Fremont, North Carolina Fremont, Ohio Fremont, Seattle, Washington Fremont, Wisconsin Town of Fremont in Clark County, Wisconsin... State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th)  - Land 106,154 km²  - Water 10,044 km² (8. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... State nickname: The Grand Canyon State, The Copper State Other U.S. States Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Governor Janet Napolitano Official languages English Only State Area 295,254 km² (6th)  - Land 294,312 km²  - Water 942 km² (0. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... An artist is someone who employs creative talent to produce works of art. ... The comic book character Batman (originally referred to as The Batman, and occasionally as The Bat-Man), is a fictional character and superhero who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. ... Superman, the catalyst of the Golden Age, from Superman #14, January-February 1942. ...

Sprang is frequently cited as one of the most important and influential Batman creators ever, as he was the character’s pre-eminent penciller during the formative period between 1941 – 1963 (Batman was created in 1939). 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...

In 1963 he retired from the comic book field to become a historian.

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Dick Sprang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (512 words)
Sprang's first work was seen in Batman #17, and he continued as one of the main Batman illustrators for the next 20 years.
Sprang was responsible for the original design of The Riddler, and the 1948 redesign of the Batmobile.
Sprang's Batman was notable for it square chin and expressive face.
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