Flo Steinberg, American comic book publisher, Died at 78


Florence “Flo” Steinberg was born in 1939 and died in July 2017.

He was an American publisher of one of the first independent comic books, the underground/alternative comics hybrid Big Apple Comix, in 1975.

Also to that, as the secretary for Marvel Comics editor Stan Lee and the fledgling company’s receptionist and fan liaison during the 1960s Silver Age of Comic Books, she was a key participant of and witness to Marvel’s expansion from a two-person staff to a pop culture conglomerate.

She appeared in fictionalized form in Marvel Comics, spoke at comic book conventions and was the subject of a magazine profile.

Flo Steinberg passed away at 78 years old.