Romeo Tanghal

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Romeo Tanghal
Born 1943 (age 72–73)
Nationality Filipino
Area(s) Inker

Romeo Tanghal (born 1943) is a Filipino comic book artist who has worked primarily as an inker. He became well known in the industry in the 1980s for his work on DC Comics' The New Teen Titans.[1]


Romeo Tanghal was born and raised in the Philippines. A self-taught artist, he started doing comics illustrations after graduating high school. He briefly worked with various local publications before emigrating to the United States in 1976.[1] He started working for DC Comics drawing short stories for House of Mystery, House of Secrets, and Weird War Tales. He later became the inker on such features as Super Friends, "Scalphunter" in Weird Western Tales, and "Gravedigger" in Men of War. In 1980, Tanghal became the inker of George Pérez's penciled artwork on The New Teen Titans.[2] He began working for Marvel Comics as well in 1986.[2]