DC Comics writer Alvin Schwartz has passed away at the age of 95.
The prolific scribe, who worked for the publisher throughout the '40s and '50s, died on October 28 from heart-related complications.
Schwartz made a name for himself penning Batman and Batman and Superman strips for DC. He later worked on most of the firm's major titles, including Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and The Flash.
"He was a fascinating man who obviously put a lot of thought into his work before he did it, while he was doing it... and for decades after," comic writer and commentator Mark Evanier wrote on his blog News From Me.
"He was also a very fine writer and we were happy to present him in 2006 with the Bill Finger Award for his lasting and important work."
Schwartz retired from comic book writing in 1958, going on to pen novels under an array of names, as well as several screenplays.
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