Born: 1956 August 17 in New York City, New York, United States

Biography: John Salvatore Romita Jr. Professionally known as John Romita Jr. Sometimes signs as JRJR. Early popularity began with Iron Man around 1978, still very busy today. He considers The Man Without Fear to be his best work.

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


  1. JRJR Type: Pen Name
  2. John Romita Jr. Type: Name at Birth
  3. John Salvatore Romita Jr. Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: John Salvatore Jr. Family name: Romita


  1. High School of Industrial Arts [NYC] ? to ?


  1. 1994: Inkpot Award - [no name]
  2. 1994: Troféu HQ Mix - Desenhista estrangeiro (Best Foreign Penciller)
  3. 2002: Comics Buyers Guide Fan Awards - Favorite Penciller
  4. 2010: Ελληνικά Βραβεία Κόμικς (Greek Comics Awards) - Lifetime Achievement Award
  5. 2011: Scream Awards - Best Comic Book Artist
  6. 2011: Troféu HQ Mix - Desenhista estrangeiro (Best Foreign Penciller)
  7. 2012: Hero Initiative Awards - Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award

Art Influences:

John Romita Jr. stated influences by:
  1. Milton Caniff
  2. Jack Kirby
  3. Alex Raymond
Influences by John Romita Jr. were stated by:
  1. Ron Garney
  2. Todd Nauck
  3. Khoi Pham


  1. Academy of Comic Book Arts type: member year begin: ? year ended: ?

    Notes: Past vice-president


  1. Child of - John Romita
  2. Child of - Virginia Romita