News of the death of artist Murphy Anderson, from Comic Book Resources:
Artist Murphy Anderson has passed away at age 89, multiple sources including DC Comics have confirmed. Anderson is best known for his vast work at DC in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, including co-creating characters such as Zatanna and the Atomic Knight.
Known for his work as both a penciler and an inker, Anderson’s career dates back to the 1940s, on pulp comics published by Fiction House like “Rangers Comics” and “Planet Comics.” In the early 1950s, he debuted at DC Comics and became a regular illustrator of sci-fi series “Strange Adventures,” drawing Captain Comet and the Atomic Knights (created by Murphy and writer John Broome).
Anderson is also notable as the artist who drew the famous Wonder Woman cover of the first issue of Ms. magazine, included below with a wide sampling of the artist’s DC covers.