Steve Gerber, 'Howard the Duck' Creator, Dies at 60 Steve Gerber, an American comic book writer, died on Sunday in Las Vegas. Gerber was best known for co-creating the "Howard the Duck" character, and had a long, creative career as a writer for many other series as well.
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Steve Gerber, 'Howard the Duck' Creator, Dies at 60

Steve Gerber, 'Howard the Duck' Creator, Dies at 60

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Steve Gerber, an American comic book writer, died on Sunday in Las Vegas. Gerber was best known for co-creating the "Howard the Duck" character, and had a long, creative career as a writer for many other series as well.

Chris Claremont, former editorial director for Marvel comics, shares his memories of Gerber.