Born: 1915 December 21 in San Joaquin?, California, United States

Died: 1984 November day? in New Jersey?, United States

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


    Ben Oda Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Ben Kazuhito Family name: Oda

Other Names:

  1. Ed Stuart Type: Pen Name


  1. Yale University ? to ?

  2. University of Illinois [Campagne-Urbana] ? to ?


  1. B.A., Chouinard Art Institute [Los Angeles] in None?

Awards for Stories:

  1. 1968: Alley Awards - Best Full-Length Story
    The Track of the Hook (Batman; Deadman) comic story, 22.67p
  2. 1973: Shazam Award - Best Individual Short Story (Dramatic)
    Chapter 1: The Himalayan Incident (Manhunter [DC]) comic story, 8p

Art Influences:

Influences by Ben Oda (b. 1915) were stated by:
  1. Bob Lappan (b. 1951)

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: Logo Designer (television) - Role: artist - Years: 1957 - 1958
    Notes: Logo designer.


  1. Employee of - Simon and Kirby Studio (b. 1941)
    Notes: Inks and letters from sometime in 1949 to 1957.