John Benson’s career as a comics scholar dates from 1956. Since then, he has contributed to The Comics Journal, Graphic Story Magazine, Hoohah!, and Ron Goulart’s Encylcopedia of American Comics. Since 1974, he's edited the EC Comics fanzine Squa Tront as well as a number of books on comics history.
"Shouldn't we build a monument of some kind to John Benson? He is responsible for some of the best research, compiling and editing of comics history." — Dan Nadel