On this day, November 2, 1981, comic book writer/artist Wally (Wallace Allan) Wood died in Los   Angeles, California. After serving in WWII, Wood studied at the Minneapolis School of Art and then at the Hogarth School of Art. He worked for Will Eisner as a Spirit background artist. Wood drew for various romance comics,  produced covers and interior illustrations for science fiction magazines, and for some Daredevil and Dr. Doom installments.