Carmine Infantino

American comic book artist (1925-2013)

Carmine Michael Infantino (/ˌɪnfənˈtn/; May 24, 1925[1] – April 4, 2013)[2][3] was an American comics artist and editor. He mainly worked for DC Comics, during the late 1950s and early 1960s. He was known for creating Black Canary and The Flash.

Carmine Infantino
Infantino in 2012
Born(1925-05-24)May 24, 1925
Brooklyn, New York City, New York U.S.
DiedApril 4, 2013(2013-04-04) (aged 87)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Area(s)Penciller, Editor, Publisher
Notable works
Detective Comics, Flash,
Showcase, Star Wars
AwardsNational Cartoonists Society Award, various Alley Awards. Expanded list.


  1. Miller, John Jackson (June 10, 2005). "Comics Industry Birthdays". Comics Buyer's Guide. Iola, Wisconsin. Archived from the original on October 30, 2010.
  2. Sunu, Steve (April 4, 2013). "Carmine Infantino Passes Away at Age 87". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on July 2, 2013. Retrieved April 4, 2013.
  3. Fox, Margalit (April 5, 2013). "Carmine Infantino, Reviver of Batman and Flash, Dies at 87". The New York Times. Archived from the original on July 2, 2013.