William Gaines

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Birth Name: William Gaines

Occupation: Comic Book Author

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: March 1, 1922

Date Of Death: June 3, 1992

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

William Gaines was born on the 1st of March, 1922. He was best known for being a Comic Book Author. American publisher and editor of EC Comics. He is best known for publishing Mad Magazine for over 40 years.

William Gaines was born in New York. He trained as an Army Air Corps photographer and later trained as a teacher at New York University. He was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1993 and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1997.

William Gaines was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Gaines was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

William Gaines is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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William Gaines’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William Gaines’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, William Gaines kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

William Gaines was born in the Year of the Dog.

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REAL NAME: William Gaines
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: William Gaines was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: William Gaines was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: William Gaines had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

William Gaines’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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