Sal Trapani, brother-in-law of Dick Giordano, began his career in 1949, drawing for the publishers Hillman and Gilmor. He drew his first horror comics in Tales of Horror in 1954, while doing space comics for Charlton. He was the artistic director of Cambia Animation from 1961 to 1965. He joined the American Comic Group in the late 1960s, drawing comics for Forbidden World, Unknown World, Gasp and Adventures into the Unknown, but also for Warren's Eerie and Creepy. He also worked for DC, doing fantasy, horror and mystery stories. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s Trapani has worked on such series as 'Doom Patrol', 'Green Lantern', 'Wonder Woman', 'Teen Titans', and 'Superman'. He also assisted José Delbo on the 'Superman' daily in the 1980s. From the mid-1960s, Trapani has worked for a variety of publishers, like Dell ('Dr Who', 'Flying Saucers'), Gold Key ('Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery', 'Twilight Zone') and Marvel (inking many series).