Allen Bellman

Allen Bellman at Comic-Con International 2016

Artist, Captain America

Allen Bellman became a staff artist at Timely during the Golden Age of comics. As a teenager, he first did backgrounds for Syd Shores’s Captain America starting in 1942. He also worked on titles featuring characters such as Captain America, the Patriot, the Human Torch, and Jet Dixon of the Space Squadron and on series such as All Winners Comics, Marvel Mystery, Sub Mariner Comics, Young Allies, and much more. Allen’s self-created back-up crime feature “Let's Play Detective” appeared in Captain America Comics. He also contributed to pre-code horror, crime, war, and western tales for Atlas. Allen worked in the comics field until the early 1950s. For more info, visit