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Bob Haney (b. March 15, 1926 – d.November 25, 2004) was a writer.

Professional History

Bob Haney joined the DC writing staff around 1954 by scripting storιes about GI heroes in the war. Soon after, he was writing for The Brave and the Bold, a title he is most associated with. He was also a co-creator of the Doom Patrol along with Arnold Drake.

Work History


  • He appeared as himself, drawn by colleague Jim Aparo and written by himself, in The Brave and the Bold #124.
  • As Haney often took a loose approach to continuity and established characterizations in his The Brave and the Bold stories, fans and creators—beginning with editor Bob Rozakis—retroactively claimed that his stories took place on "Earth-B (for Bob)."