Allen Bellman was born in Manhattan and studied at the High School of Industrial Arts. He eventually became a staff artist at Timely Comics during the Golden Age of Comics. While still a teenager, Allen did the backgrounds for Syd Shores’ Captain America in 1942 and eventually worked on titles such as: The Patriot, The Destroyer, The Human Torch, Jap Buster Johnson and Jet Dixon of the Space Squadron, All Winners Comics, Marvel Mystery, Sub Mariner Comics, Young Allies and many more. Allen worked in the comics field until the early 1950s, when he moved to South Florida to join the Art Department of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Today, Allen continues his artistic career by drawing fan favorite comics and exhibiting his award winning photography.