Comic Book Legend Flo Steinberg Dies

Comic Book Legend Flo Steinberg Dies

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Florence Steinberg, inspiration behind the character Fabulous Flo, was Marvel Comics editor Stan Lee’s secretary back when Marvel had a grand total of two staff members. Flo responded to fan mail, helped manage the small offices, and ran the Merry Marvel Marching Society, Marvel’s first fan club. During this time she saw the company transform into the iconic institution it is today.   Illustration Courtesy of io9   After leaving  Marvel, she went on to publish Big Apple Comix, one of the first American indie comics, however she later returned to Marvel as a proofreader in the ‘90s, and was still occasionally proofreading …