1916 - Born on the 3rd of November in New York. American writer and artist, Harry Lampert illustrated the first issues of the Golden Age Flash.
1932 - Began cartooning at the age of 16.
- Worked for Max Fleischer, inking and helping produce Betty Boop, Popeye, and Koko the Clown cartoons.
- Began drawing comic books.
- Co-creator of the DC Comics superhero The Flash in collaboration with writer Gardner Fox.
1940 - The hero first appeared in Flash Comics #1, but Lampert left the character after drawing only five stories.
- He leaned towards his preference for humorous work.
- Drew gag cartoons for Time Magazine, The New York Times, Esquire, and The Saturday Evening Post.
- Instructor for the New York School of Visual Arts.
- Founder of the Lampert Agency, an advertising company.
1975-1976 - Retired and started writing instructional books on contract bridge.
1990 - He learned that he was famous among comic collectors and attended the next San Diego Comic Convention.
2003 - He received the ABTA Lifetime Achievement Award.
2004 - Died of complications from prostate cancer on the 13th of November at the age of 88 in Boca Raton, Florida.
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