Joe Staton

started his work with Charlton Comics in 1971 and gained notability as the artist of the super-hero book E-Man. Staton produced art for various comics published by Charlton, Marvel and Warren during the 1970s.


Hired initially by Roy Thomas to work for Marvel, Staton was then recruited by Paul Levitz to work on DC Comics’ revival of the Justice Society of America in All Star Comics and later Adventure Comics.


In these titles he illustrated stories including the origin of the JSA in DC Special #29 and the death of the Earth-Two Batman. Staton also illustrated the solo adventures of two female JSA members created during the JSA revival – drawing Power Girl in Showcase and the Huntress.Legion

During that time, Staton additionally drew Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes, the 1970s revival of the Doom Patrol in Showcase, and the Metal Men.Green Lantern

In 1979, Staton began a two-and-a-half-year run on Green Lantern, during which he co-created the Omega Men with writer Marv Wolfman. As of the late 2000s, Staton draws DC’s Scooby-Doo title for younger readers.


On January 19, 2011, Tribune Media Services announced that Staton and writer Mike Curtis would replace Dick Locher as the creative team of the Dick Tracy comic strip.The new creative team have worked together on Scooby-Doo, Richie Rich, and Casper the Friendly Ghost and started on March 14, 2011.DickTracyLogo

In 2013, 2014, and 2015 Staton and writer Mike Curtis received the Best Syndicated Strip Harvey Award for Dick Tracy.

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