Born: 1918 June 5 in New York City, New York, United States

Died: 2000 February 23 in New York City, New York, United States

Biography: Max Elkan was a long time comic book artist who worked for many of the publishers of comic books from the early 1940s until the early 1960s.

Elkan also did art work for pulp magazines and reportedly assisted artist Pete Costanza on Nickel Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #1 (May 17, 1940), though for what story is not known. It is possible the assistance was on a later issue.

He also worked for the Iger and Sangor studios.


Name:

    Max Elkan Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Max Family name: Elkan

Other Names:

  1. Maxwell Elkan Type: Changed Name
    Given name: Maxwell Family name: Elkan
  2. Maxwell Charles Elkan Type: Changed Name
    Given name: Maxwell Charles Family name: Elkan
  3. Maxwell D. Elkan Type: Pen Name
  4. Maxim Katz Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Maxim Family name: Katz

Signatures:

  1. Maxwell Elkan [generic]
  2. MCE [generic]
  3. MDE [generic]

Relations:

  1. Employee of - Iger Shop
    Notes: Max Elkan did pencil and ink work for the studio circa 1941.
  2. Employee of - Sangor Studio (b. 1940)
    Notes: Max Elkan did pencil and ink work for the studio during 1947.