Longtime Archie artist Stan Goldberg and his wife Pauline were injured in a car accident while driving home from the OSU festival last week, it’s being reported. Pauline suffered two broken arms and a broken leg while Stan had a fractured vertebrae. Mike Lynch has been updating their status on FB, and reports they are out of the ICU, although Pauline underwent surgery, while Stan is in a back brace.
Both will be be hospitalized for a while yet. Flowers and cards can be sent here:
North Shore University Hospital
300 Community Dr, Manhasset, NY 11030
Stan Goldberg, 81, has been drawing Archie comics since the 60s in a long, distinguished career. He was voted into the NCS Hall of Fame in 2011 and continues to draw comics and art.
Best wishes to both for a speedy recovery.
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