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Neal Pozner

Bio: Neal Pozner was an award winning art director who worked with DC Comics during two stints in his professional career, first as a design director and later as Group Editor, Creative Services. In this capacity, among a large number of tasks, he was responsible for recruiting new talent. Stuart Immonen, Travis Charest, Gene Ha, and Phil Jimenez are among the pencillers Neal discovered and worked with.

Having graduated from NYC's exclusive Cooper Union, Neal would go on to work with a number of famous illustrators, designing the first gay-themed bus ad for NYC as well several posters for Lincoln Center theatre. He wrote the 1985 Aquaman miniseries, designed the character's famous blue "camouflage" uniform, and was responsible for incorporating DC Comics characters into a series of AIDS awareness house ads printed in the comics themselves. Neal died in 1994 from complications of AIDS, his family and boyfriend Jimenez at his side.


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