Margaret "Peggy" Zangerle (July 22, 1925 - June 8, 1997)[1] was a Golden Age artist who worked for Street & Smith on such titles as Doc Savage, Ghost Breakers, and Red Dragon. In 1948, she shared studio with Walt Kelly's assistant George Ward and Timely artist Joe Maneely.

Life & Career Edit

She attended J. W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as part of the Class of 1943. During high school she won an art distinction at La Salle College and at Gimbel's. Later in life, she was an accomplished portrait artist in the Philadelphia and southern New Jersey area. She suffered from Paget's disease, a degenerative bone disease, for most of her life.

In 2002, she was honored with a retrospective exhibit at the Atlantic City Art Center.[2]


  • Red Dragon Comics (1947) #4
    • Red Dragon: The Garden of Paradise


  1. "Margaret Zangerle SSDI entry", Family Search. Accessed 10 Dec 2017.
  2. "From A Woman’s Perspective (". Archived 13 Mar 2005.
GCD-icon See Peggy Zangerle's credits at the Grand Comics Database.

Bails-icon See Peggy Zangerle's entry on Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books.