John Romita Sr. John V. Romita  ( / rəˈmiːtə /; born January 24, 1930)  is an American comic book artist best known for his work on Marvel Comics ' The Amazing Spider-Man and for co-creating characters including the Punisher and Wolverine. He was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2002.
Jan 24, 2022 · Romita Sr. was part of several characters' first introductions, including the rampaging Rhino, Spidey’s horn-headed foe in THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #41. Romita Sr. takes this former Russian thug and transforms into the superhumanly strong brutal agent, bonded to a hide as tough as a rhino’s.
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He was born in the borough of Brooklyn. He is the husband of ex-Marvel Traffic Manager Virginia Romita and father of artist John Romita Jr..
He became Art Director for Marvel in the early 1970s. He created Spidey Super Stories, intended for a younger audience. Said Romita: "We worked under the guidance of child psychologists to create these books."
He also headed Romita's Raiders which consisted of young apprentices who could learn the craft from Romita.
200 subject(s) created by "John Romita Sr."
811 work(s) where "John Romita Sr." worked on a cover
1 work(s) that "John Romita Sr." edited
2 work(s) that "John Romita Sr." wrote
262 work(s) that "John Romita Sr." penciled
172 work(s) that "John Romita Sr." inked
677 cover(s) "John Romita Sr." worked on
280 image(s) "John Romita Sr." worked on as penciler
245 image(s) "John Romita Sr." worked on as inker
3 image(s) "John Romita Sr." worked on as colorist
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John Romita Sr. was born on 24 January 1930 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer, known for The Sinister Six, Luke Cage (2016) and Bullseye: The Man Who Never Misses (2017). He has been married to Virginia Romita since November 1952. They have two children. Born January 24, 1930 Add or change photo on IMDbPro Add to list
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Jun 17, 2022 · Best known for his work on The Amazing Spider-Man comics, John Romita Sr.'s illustrations compliment the Wall-Crawler's greatest stories. John Romita Sr. has been illustrating comic books since 1949. Romita's art style is warm and expressive, making him the perfect artist for DC Comics' early romance titles like Falling in Love and Heart Throbs.