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Archie Goodwin

Archie Goodwin (1937–1998, b. Kansas City, Missouri) is best known as an editor and writer for Warren, DC, and Marvel Comics. He co-created, with Walter Simonson, Luke Cage and Spider-Woman, and rebooted the Vampirella character. He also wrote various newspaper comic strips, notably Star Wars, drawn by Al Williamson. He won many awards for his comics work, including the 2008 Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing, and was inducted into the Eisner Hall of Fame in 1998.