Born: 1911 September 25 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

Died: 1994 March 19 in Tucson, Arizona, United States

Biography: Charles S. Paris was a comic book artist who predominantly worked as an inker, mainly for DC Comics. Paris was born in 1911, and moved to New York City in 1934. In Spring 1941, Paris met Jack Lehti, and soon after began work inking and lettering Lehti's Crimson Avenger in the pages of Detective Comics. From there, Paris started work in the DC 'bullpen', inking characters such as Airwave, and later working on Vigilante and Johnny Quick, among other characters.

Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.


    Charles Paris Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Charles Family name: Paris

Other Names:

  1. Charley Type: None
  2. Bob Kane Type: Ghost Name
  3. Charles Spurgeon Paris Jr. Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Charles Spurgeon Jr. Family name: Paris
  4. Charlie Paris Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Charlie Family name: Paris
  5. Charles Parrish Type: Pen Name


  1. Art Students League of New York ? to ?

  2. Grand Central School of Art [NYC] ? to ?

  3. Pratt Institute [Brooklyn] ? to ?


  1. Bob Kane [generic]
  2. Charley [generic]
  3. Charlie [generic]
  4. Paris [generic]
  5. Parrish [generic]

Art Influences:

Charles Paris (b. 1911) stated influences by:
  1. Harvey Dunn
  2. Rudolf Kinais


  1. Salmagundi Club Type: member


  1. Ghosted for - Bob Kane (b. 1915)