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Werner Roth

Real Name
Werner Roth
Pseudonyms
Jay Gavin

Employers
Marvel; DC

Titles
Penciler

Inker

Cover Artist

Characteristics
Gender

Date of Birth
Date of Death

January 27, 1921
June, 1973

Professional History

Werner Roth was an American comic book artist/penciler, perhaps best known for immediately succeeding Jack Kirby on Marvel Comics' Uncanny X-Men. Initially on that title, Roth used the pseudonym Jay Gavin, taken from the names of his two sons.

He was active as an artist for Marvel's 1950s iteration, Atlas Comics, drawing many of the Apache Kid stories, among other characters.

Work History


Images Attributed to Werner Roth


Notes

  • Although never explicitly credited for the covers, nor did he sign them, its likely he did all the covers for the X-Men issues he penciled.
  • Under the Pseudonym Jay Gavin: Uncanny X-Men #12, #14, ...
Preceded by:
Jack Kirby
Uncanny X-Men artist
1965–1969
Succeeded by:
Neal Adams


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