Frank Borth
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Born Frank M. Borth III
April 1, 1918[1]
Cleveland, Ohio
Died August 9, 2009(2009-08-09) (aged 91)
Newville, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer, Penciller, Inker

Frank M. Borth III (April 1, 1918 – August 9, 2009) was an American comic book artist.


Borth rose to prominence during the so-called Golden Age of Comic Books in the 1930s and 40s, where he was responsible for characters such as Spider Widow for Quality Comics. He also worked for the Catholic-oriented comic book Treasure Chest, and did occasional assignments for Cracked magazine.[2]

Borth died in Newville, Pennsylvania on August 9, 2009 aged 91.[3]


  1. "United States Social Security Death Index," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 19 Jul 2013), Frank M Borth, 10 August 2009.
  2. Frank Borth brief bio at Lambiek's Comiclopedia
  3. Artist Frank Borth III, Of Montauk, Dies At 91



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