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Russell "Russ" Heath, Jr. (29 September 192623 August 2018; age 91) was a comic book artist, known for his realistic imagery.

He worked for a number of companies through his career, including both DC and Marvel Comics, working on science fiction stories, westerns, and war tales.

Born in New York City, he was fully employed in the comic industry by the time he was 20 working for Timely Comics. During the 1960s, he also worked for "Playboy" on their Little Annie Fanny comic strip.

In 1975, he worked for Peter Pan Records, contributing some artwork to some of their releases, including at least two of their comic stories ("Passage to Moauv" and "The Crier in Emptiness").

Heath died of cancer on 23 August 2018 in Long Beach, California, USA.

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