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Danny Crespi

Real Name
Daniel Crespi
Danny Crespi; Dan Crespi


Job Titles


Date of Birth
, 1926

Date of Death
, 1985

Place of Birth
United States of America

First publication


Personal History

Danny Crespi was a long-time letterer who became Marvel's Art/Production Supervisor. He died of leukemia at age 59 in 1986 (supposedly having survived for eleven years with the disease).[1] Crespi was eulogized in the "Bullpen Bulletins" of December 1985 comics, as well as in The Comics Journal #101 (Aug. 1985)
His daughter is letterer and production manager Susan Crespi.

Professional History

Crespi started his career in 1948 as a letterer, mostly for Marvel. He became an assistant production manager in 1969, and a production supervisor in 1978. He was known a "skilled craftsman, an expert on calligraphy, design, and production."[1]


  • "Marvel production coordinator Danny Crespi dead at age of 59," Comics Journal #101 (August 1985).
  • Danny Crespi interview, David Anthony Kraft's Comics Interview #9 (March 1984), p. 4.


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See Also

Work History

Official Website

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Links and References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Shooter, Jim. "Bullpen Bulletins," The Vision and the Scarlet Witch vol. 2, #3 (Dec. 1985).