Creator on The Flash
5/20/1911, Brooklyn, New York
No biography is available for Gardner Fox.
Gardner Francis Fox
Brooklyn, New York
- Trivia & Quotes
Gardner created the original versions of The Flash, Jay Garrick, and Hawkman, Carter Hall, in Flash Comics #1, Summer 1940.
Gardner created the concept of super-hero teams with the Justice Society Of America in All-Star Comics #3, Winter 1940, and when DC revived the super-hero genre after a brief hiatus during the 1950s, he also revitalized the concept with the Justice League Of America in The Brave And The Bold #28, in February 1960.
Gardner was a skilled marksman and enjoyed hunting.
Gardner created and introduced the Golden Age character of The Sandman, in World's Fair Comics #1, which also featured a mistakenly blonde-haired Superman in the lead story. (1939)
Gardner created the Barbara Gordon version of Batgirl introduced in Detective Comics #359 (1967).