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Arnold Drake

Biography

Arnold Drake

Arnold Drake  was an American comic book writer and screenwriter best known for co-creating the DC Comics characters Deadman and the Doom Patrol, and the Marvel Comics characters theGuardians of the Galaxy, among others.

Drake was posthumously inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2008.

Arnold Drake

Books by Arnold Drake

Written by Arnold Drake and drawn by Gene Colan - Graphic Novel

In 1968, industry legends Arnold Drake (creator of DC's Deadman and Doom Patrol) and Gene Colan (penciler for virtually every major Marvel character) looked to the future and saw a crusading quartet - Vance Astro, Yondu, Martinex, and Charlie-27 - rising to retake Earth from reptilian raiders! The Guardians of the Galaxy begin their battle with the Badoon, and they're not just building on the heroism of past centuries - they're recruiting from it!