Friedrich, Gary

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Friedrich, Gary Gender: M
Gary Frederick
born on 21 August 1943 at 05:05 (= 05:05 AM )
Place Cape Girardeau, Missouri, 37n18, 89w31
Timezone CWT h5w (is war time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 27°29' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 12°31 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 11°49'

Gary Friedrich (at the April 2008 New York Comic Con)
photo: Luigi Novi, license cc-by-3.0


American comic book writer best known for his Silver Age stories for Marvel Comics' Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos, and, in the following era, for the series The Monster of Frankenstein and for co-creating the supernatural motorcyclist the Ghost Rider and the supernatural hero the Son of Satan.

He died on 29 August 2018 at age 75 in St. Louis, Missouri. He had been suffering from Parkinson's disease and near-total hearing loss.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth notice, The Southeast Missourian (Cape Girardeau, Missouri), 21 August 1943, page 3, born at Southeast Missouri Hospital, son of "Gerald Frederick."


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Parkinson's
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Ears
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Comic books)
  • Vocation : Writers : Humor (Comic books)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award