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Al Milgrom started his comics career in 1972 as an assistant for inker Murphy Anderson. During that period, Milgrom contributed to Charlton Comics’ Many Ghosts of Doctor Graves, Star*Reach, and comics published by Warren Publishing and Atlas/Seaboard, before joining with Marvel. Milgrom also worked as a “Crusty Bunker” for Neal Adams’ Continuity Associates in 1977.
Milgrom came to prominence as a penciler on Captain Marvel from 1975 to 1977. He penciled the Guardians of the Galaxy feature in Marvel Presents, which was written by Steve Gerber and Roger Stern. Milgrom worked as editor at DC Comics from 1977 to 1978. While at DC, he co-created Ronnie Raymond, the original Firestorm, with writer Gerry Conway.
Milgrom was an editor for Marvel Comics beginning in 1979, presiding over Epic Comics with Archie Goodwin, and edited Marvel Fanfare for it’s full ten-year run (#1 – 60, 1982 – 1992). As editor of The Incredible Hulk, he designed the costumes of the U-Foes. He drew The Avengers (1983 – 1985), and West Coast Avengers (1985 – 1988), Kitty Pryde and Wolverine (1984 – 1985), Star Wars II (1985 – 1986), and the Mephisto limited series (1987).
Milgrow wrote and drew The Spectacular Spider-Man #90 – 100 (1984 – 1985), and The Incredible Hulk (1986 – 1987). In 1991, he wrote a story arc for The Amazing Spider-Man and collaborated with Danny Fingeroth on The Deadly Foes of Spider-Man limited series.
Milgrom has been a prolific inker, working on most of Marvel’s line. He served an eight-year stint as the inker of X-Factor from 1989 – 1997. He inked Ron Frenz on Thor from 1991 – 1993 and Thunderstrike from 1994 to 1995. Other series he has worked on include Captain America, Generation X, The Micronauts, and the Uncanny X-Men. Milgrom inked the limited series A-Next, J2, Marvel: The Lost Generation, and Thanos. Beginning in 1996, Milgrom completed his artistic journey on The Spectacular Spider-Man by inking the title until it’s cancellation in 1998.