L B Cole
L.B. Cole, born Leonard Brandt Cole in 1918, was a prolific comic book artist and editor known for his distinct and innovative cover designs during the Golden Age of comics. He began his career as an artist and transitioned to cover design and editing roles at various comic book publishers. Cole's work often featured bold and eye-catching designs, making use of vivid colors and striking imagery. He is particularly renowned for his work on horror and suspense titles, where his covers often featured gruesome and attention-grabbing scenes, contributing to the appeal of these comics. One of Cole's most iconic contributions was his work on the horror anthology series "Eerie" and "Weird Tales of the Macabre." His cover designs for these titles became legendary for their surreal and nightmarish quality. Cole's innovative approach to cover art left a lasting impact on the comic book industry, influencing future generations of artists and cover designers. His unique and imaginative style continues to be celebrated by collectors and fans of vintage comics, solidifying L.B. Cole's place as a significant figure in the history of comic book art.