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Sheldon Moldoff was one of the great, uncredited illustrators during the Golden Age of comics. His earliest canvases were the sidewalks of New York, which he would draw upon with colored chalks. He decided to go into the comics illustrating business, under the mistaken impression that it paid a lot of money. His first jobs were at DC/All-American Comics, where he drew covers for Hawkman, Green Lantern, and the Black Pirate titles. In 1953, he began working for Bob Kane as an uncredited illustrator on the Batman titles. He drew Batman for the next 14 years. Read more... to requests for additional benefits, fired many of their long-time illustrators. Moldoff was one of those who got the axe. Moldoff became a free lancer after his termination from DC. He worked on many "give-away" promotional comics for Burger King, Red Lobster, and other entities, as well as drawing storyboards for animated cartoons. Today Moldoff lives in semi-retirement in Florida, and he and his wife are occasional guests of honor at comic book conventions around the US.