Stan Goldberg talks about FF#1

Stan Goldberg worked at Timely […]

Stan Goldberg

Stan Goldberg worked at Timely Comics and was part of Marvel at the dawn of the Marvel Age. Marvel is bringing Stan back for a special varent cover to FF#1. Stan was nice enough to answer some of our questions about his retrun to Marvel.

First Comics News: You started out at Marvel, how old were you when you started?

Stan Goldberg: 16-1/2, graduated high school and on to visual arts in the eve. then got a job at Timely.

1st: How many years has it been since you last worked at Marvel?

Stan: Archie and the Punisher in 1994 and some other proposalsthat they were working on about 8 years ago.

1st: How did you end up back at Marvel for the FF#1 cover?

Stan: They contacted me bacause I worked on their very first issue 50 years ago doing all the color and working on it for at least another 5 years.

1st: Is this a one time assignment or will you be doing other alternate covers in the future?

Stan: I can´t tell you anything about that right now.

1st: You worked with Joe Sinnott on this cover, how do you like working with Joe?

Stan: Joe is a good friend and one of the best in the business. I was very happy to collaberate with him on the cover.

1st: You worked on the first Spider-Man appearance in Amazing Fantasy #15 as well as the Fantastic Four. What is it like to come back to these characters after all this time?

Stan: Working on them years ago was fun and it´s just as much fun today.

1st: What is your opinion of the new uniforms for the FF?

Stan: It looks good to me.

About Rik Offenberger

Rik Offenberger has worked in the comic field as a retailer, distributor, reporter and public relations coordinator since 1990. He owns and operates the e-mail bases Super Hero News service, and his published works in print can be seen in The Comics Buyers Guide, Comic Retailer, Borderline Magazine, Comics International and Alter Ego. On the internet he has worked as a writer and/or editor for Silver Bullet Comicbooks, Comics Continuum, Comic Bits Online, Comic Book Resources, Newsarama and here at First Comics News.