Frank Springer died Thursday April 9 2009.
I do not know whether he was a good man. There was a (too) brief article in Newsday.
Frank Springer, a longtime Long Islander who was a prolific comics artist for such strips as “Terry and the Pirates” and “Rex Morgan, M.D.,” died Thursday at his home in Damariscotta, Maine, of prostate cancer. He was 79.
Frank Springer stands out to because he was/is a definitive artist/penciller in the original run of the American Transformers comic book series for Marvel Comics. That is where he stands out to me.
Appropriately I learned of the man’s passing from this BWTF.com node.