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Joe Orlando

Real Name
Joe Orlando

Date of Birth
April 4, 1927

Place of Birth
Bari, Province of Bari, Italy


Personal History

Personal History of Joe Orlando is unknown.

Professional History

Joe Orlando and Wally Wood formed a Comic Book Art Studio in 1950 and sold science fiction storis to publishers Avon, Youthful, and Ziff-Davis. Orlando later joined Wood at E.C. comics. When EC went out of business, Orlando drew science fiction and mystery stories for Marvel Comics in the 1950's. At this time, he also did work for MAD Magazine. After a period of painting and advertising owrk, Orlando returned to Marvel Comics in 1964. He drew three early issues of the superhero series Daredevil. Mr. Orlando also had noted acclaim for his art on pirate stories. Alan Moore is one noted admirer. Orlando died on December 23, 1998.


  • Professional History information for Joe Orlando was obtained from The Illustrated Superhero Comics of the Silver Age, Mike Benton (ISBN 0-87833-746-6).


  • No trivia.

See Also

Work History

Official Website

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Links and References

  • Wikipedia: Joe Orlando [1]
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