Happy 50th Birthday Norm Breyfogle!!!
There's a lot that can be said about Norm Breyfogle , and indeed a lot has been said about him over the years. He's an industry veteran who has been drawing comic books since 1978 - when he produced his first published work, Tech Team, and he's been a regular fixture in comic books since he broke through to the mainstream in the early 1980s. Norm is a fearless artist. When you consider that he was tapped to draw Detective Comics on the back of his Bob Violence and Whisper work you soon become impressed. When you also consider the quality of talent that he was following: Gene Colan, Don Newton, Jim Aparo and, his most immediate predecessors, Alan Davis, Paul Neary, Todd McFarlane and Pablo Marcos you really start to understand the quality of his spirit. Most artists would have been daunted, but not Norm, he was born to draw Batman and in the process quickly forged his own style and identity and proved his selection correct. It helped that he was matched with one of the