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R.I.P. Fabulous Flo

posted Jul 24, 2017, 5:56 PM by Vu Nguyen

"Fabulous" Flo Steinberg, the woman who helped keep Marvel Comics running in the Silver Age, has died.

She was also a pioneer in Independent comics in her own right.

Her death was reported by a close friend Larry Hama, also an industry legend, on Facebook.

He said: "I am grieved to report that ‘Fabulous’ Flo Steinberg passed away this morning after complications from a brain aneurism and metastatic lung cancer. She will be interred at the Jewish cemetery in Kerhonkson NY. We are making plans for a memorial in September or October. I will update on this page.”

Read more deaths in 2017
July (8)
  • [23 Jul 2017] Flo Steinberg, (American comic book publisher of Big Apple Comix and Marvel Comics' secretary), 78, complications from a brain aneurysm and lung cancer
  • [13 Jul 2017] John Bernecker (American stuntman on Logan), 33, injuries sustained in fall
  • [12 Jul 2017] Sam Glanzman (American comics artist, co-created Captain Willy Schultz), 92, falling
  • [10 Jul 2017] Mangesh Tendulkar (Indian cartoonist), 82
  • [09 Jul 2017] Wally Burr (American voice actor and director for The Transformers, Jem, Spider-Man), 91,
  • [06 Jul 2017] Galip Tekin (Turkish comic book artist for Tuhaf Öyküler), 59, heart attack
  • [06 Jul 2017] Juan Carlos Colombres (Argentine political cartoonist), 94
  • [06 Jul 2017] Joan B. Lee (British-born American voice actress for Spider-Man; wife of Stan Lee), 93, stroke