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Frank Robbins (b. September 9, 1917 – d.November 28, 1994) was a writer.

Personal History

Robbins attended the National Academy of Design in New York.

He died of a heart attack on November 28, 1994.

Professional History

Frank Robins was a professional comic book creator. He started his career working for newspaper comic strips in the late 30's. He started his comic book career working for DC Comics in the late 60's on the title Superman's Girl Friend,Lois Lane and soon started working on titles like Superboy, Detective Comics and Batman. His contribution to Batman is notable for returning the character to his dark theme as part of the departure from the Silver Age camp style. Working together with editor Julius Schwartz, writer Dennis O'Neil and artists Irv Novick and Neal Adams, they changed Batman for generations to come.

After his work for DC, he started working for Marvel Comics in the late 70's, where he contributed to notable titles such as Captain America and Ghost Rider.

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