Irv Watanabe United States

10 February 1919 in United States
? January 1993 in United States?
73 years
Credited for


Also known as

Irving Watanabe

Irv W. (pen name)

Irving W. (pen name)

Irving Watt (pen name)

Hiloshi Watanabe (language/cultural name)

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Watanabe is a a letterer who did many covers,

Watanabe drew and lettered for Lev Gleason (1942-1945) before working extensively for Marvel, primarily as a letterer (1968-1982). He lettered many covers for Marvel, starting with Captain Marvel #40 and Chamber of Chills #18 (September 1975).

He also did lettering for Skywald (1971).

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Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #75 (February 1970)
Die, Dream Girl--Die (Tales of the Mad Mod Witch)
Comic: Comic story
The Incredible Hulk (Newton, 1974 series) #11 (June 1974)
Monster Triumphant (The Incredible Hulk)
Comic: Comic story
Savage Tales (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #5 (October 1974)
Nightmare, the Monarch of Magical Menace Returns! (Doctor Strange)
Comic: Comic story
Savage Tales (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #5 (October 1974)
Comic: Promo
Captain Marvel (Newton, 1975) (1975)
The Alien and the Amphibian! (Captain Marvel)
Comic: Comic story
All Love Romantic Stories (KG Murray, 1974? series) #16 (February 1976)
When a Love Story Ends
Comic: Comic story
Omega the Unknown (Yaffa/Page, 1974? series) #1 (1976)
Burn while You Learn (Omega the Unknown)
Comic: Comic story
The Rampaging Hulk (Yaffa, 1977 series) #1 (1977)
The Krylorian Conspiracy! (Hulk)
Comic: Comic story
Ghost Rider (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #9 (November 1977)
Nobody Beats the Enforcer (Ghost Rider)
Comic: Cover
The Invincible Iron Man (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #2 (December 1977)
Frenzy In a Far-Flung Future (The Invincible Iron Man)
Comic: Comic story
Iron Fist (Yaffa, 1970s series) #1 (May 1978)
A Duel of Iron!
Comic: Cover
The Spider-Woman (Yaffa/Page, 1978 series) #1 (1978)
A Sword in Hand! (Spider-Woman)
Comic: Comic story
Super-Villain Team-Up (Yaffa/Page, 1978 series) #1 (1979)
Untitled (Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Dr. Doom)
Comic: Illustration
Super-Villain Team-Up (Yaffa/Page, 1978 series) #1 (1979)
A Sea Prince Must Die! (Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Dr. Doom)
Comic: Illustration
The Spider-Woman (Yaffa/Page, 1978 series) #2 (1978)
A Sword in Hand! (The Spider-Woman)
Comic: Comic story
The Spider-Woman (Yaffa/Page, 1978 series) #5 (1978)
Things That Go Flit in the Night (Spider-Woman)
Comic: Comic story
Spider-Man the Invincible (Yaffa/Page, 1979) (1979)
Never Let the Black Cat Cross Your Path
Comic: Cover
The Amazing Spider-Man (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #192-193 (June 1979)
24 Hours to Doomsday! (The Amazing Spider-Man)
Comic: Cover
The Champions (Yaffa, 1977? series) #2 (1979)
Murder at Malibu! (The Champions)
Comic: Cover
Captain Marvel (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #2 (September 1979)
The Alien and the Amphibian (Captain Marvel)
Comic: Comic story
Fantastic Four (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #212-213 (November-December 1979)
The Clash of the Titans! (Fantastic Four)
Comic: Cover
The Rampaging Hulk (Yaffa, 198-? series) #1 (1980)
The Monster and the Metal Master! (The Hulk)
Comic: Comic story
Captain Marvel (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #4 (January 1980)
Die, Traitor! (Captain Marvel)
Comic: Comic story
Supernatural Thrillers Featuring the Living Mummy (Yaffa/Page, 1980?) (1980)
This is Armageddon! (The Living Mummy)
Comic: Cover
Tales to Astonish Starring the Sub-Mariner (Yaffa/Page, 1980 series) #2 (1980)
Watch Out For … Tiger Shark! (Sub-Mariner)
Comic: Comic story
Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #9 (1981)
To Die in Darkness (The Spectacular Spider-Man)
Comic: Cover
Daredevil the Man Without Fear! (Federal, 1984? series) #3 (September 1984)
Requiem (Daredevil)
Comic: Cover
X-Men (Federal, 1984 series) #1 (1984)
And The Mob Cried...Vengeance! (The X-Men)
Comic: Comic story
The Invincible Iron Man (Federal, 1984 series) #4 (May 1985)
International Crisis (The Invincible Iron Man)
Comic: Cover
X-Men (Federal, 1984 series) #5 (1985)
Dark Shroud of the Past (X-Men)
Comic: Cover



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