Skip to main content

Gil Kane

Gil Kane co-created the modern-day versions of the superheroes Green Lantern and the Atom for DC Comics, and co-created Iron Fist and Morbius the Living Vampire for Marvel Comics. He was involved in such major storylines as that of The Amazing Spider-Man #96-98, which, at the behest of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, bucked the then-prevalent Comics Code Authority to depict drug abuse, and ultimately spurred an update of the Code. Kane additionally pioneered an early...See more