Howard Keltner


John Howard Keltner (1928 – July 29, 1998) was an American comics publisher, artist, writer, and indexer. He was a founding member of the Academy of Comic Book Arts and Sciences, co-editor and co-publisher of Star-Studded Comics, created the character Doctor Weird, and provided art to fan publications such as CAPA-alpha and The Rocket's Blast. His Golden Age Comic Books Index, begun in 1953, influenced other later indexes, such as the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide.[1]


  1. ^ Schelly, Bill (2010). Founders of Comic Fandom: Profiles of 90 Publishers, Dealers, Collectors, Writers, Artists and Other Luminaries of the 1950s and 1960s. McFarland. pp. 27–29. ISBN 978-0-7864-5762-5.

External linksEdit

  • Howard Keltner at the Comic Book DB (archived from the original)