Born: 1930 January 24 in New York City, New York, United States

Biography: John V. Romita Sr., often credited as simply John Romita. Entered the comics industry in 1949. His first work for Marvel was inking The Avengers #23 (December 1965). Romita became Marvel's art director in 1973.

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


Name:

    John Romita Type: None

Other Names:

  1. John Romita Sr. Type: Pen Name
  2. John Victor Romita Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: John Victor Family name: Romita
  3. Джон Ромита старши Type: None

Signatures:

  1. J R [generic]
  2. J. R. [generic]
  3. J. V. R. [generic]
  4. J.V.R.
  5. John R. [generic]
  6. John Romita [generic]
  7. John Romita
  8. John Romita Sr. [generic]
  9. JR [generic]
  10. Jr SR [generic]
  11. JR/SR [generic]
  12. Romita [generic]

Awards:

  1. 1979: Inkpot Award - [no name]
  2. 1995: Gran Guinigi Award - Premio alla carriera (Lifetime Achievement Award)
  3. 2002: Eisner Award - Hall of Fame - Voter's Choices
  4. 2006: Hero Initiative Awards - Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award
  5. 2020: Inkwell Awards - Joe Sinnott Hall of Fame

Awards for Issues:

  1. 1968: Alley Awards - Best Full-Length Story
    The Silver Surfer (1968 series) #1
  2. 2002: Squiddy Award - Best Comics Novella
    Ultimate Spider-Man Special (2002 series) #1

Awards for Stories:

  1. 1966: Alley Awards - Best Full-Length Story
    How Green Was My Goblin! (Spider-Man) comic story, 20p

Art Influences:

Influences by John Romita (b. 1930) were stated by:
  1. Al Bigley (b. 1965)
  2. Sergio Cariello (b. 1964)
  3. Mark Chiarello (b. 1960)
  4. Ron Garney (b. 1962)
  5. Chris Ivy (b. 1964)
  6. Grant Miehm (b. 1960)
  7. Rik van Niedek (b. 1961)
  8. Graham Nolan (b. 1962)
  9. Mitch O'Connell (b. 1961)
  10. Tone Rodriguez (b. 1966)
  11. Alex Ross (b. 1970)
  12. Luke Ross (b. 1972)

Relations:

  1. Parent of - John Romita Jr. (b. 1956)
  2. Spouse - Virginia Romita (b. 1931)