TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – Dennis J. O’Neil a. k. a Denny O’Neil, the legendary author and editor of comic book Batman, died at the age of 81. He died on the night of June 11. Gamesradar said that O’Neil dies for biasa causes.
O’Neil is best known for his work on Batman, which includes writing Batman, Detective Comics, and Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, and editing the title of Batman DC from 1986 to 2000. He also worked at Marvel and spawned several comic works such as Amazing Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Daredevil.
During his career writing Batman comics, O’Neil with Julius Schwartz and artist Neal Adams bring a glory of several characters in Batman such as Ra’s al Ghul, Talia al Ghul, Leslie Thompkins, Azrael, and Richard Dragon. He was also involved in revitalizing the Joker and Two-Face as modern villains.
In his lifetime he also become the author of several episodes of comics on US television such gandar Logan’s Run, Superboy, Batman: The Animated Series, and G. I. Joe: A Real American Hero. O’Neil also taught at the Manhattan’s School of Visual Arts.
He was also on the Board of Directors of the Hero Initiative, and wrote the DC Guide to Writing Comics instruction book. His career made him one of the most respected comic artists in America.
The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library even appointed this Batman writer gandar a spokesperson for an event entitled “Comic Books and Social Justice” in December 2018. In Phoenix, Arizona they even made May 25, 2019 as the ‘Denny O’Neil Day’. (*)