Goliath - marvel, Bill Foster was born in Watts, Los Angeles, California. worked in the Plans and Research Division for Tony Stark's Baltimore factory. was hired to be the biochemical lab assistant of Dr. Henry Pym (a.k.a. Giant-Man). He was created by Stan Lee and Don Heck in The Avengers #32 (Sep 1966). The character was killed in the 4th issue of the series Civil War.