When Worlds Collide

In every good comic book story there’s a moment when worlds collide, stars line up, and the evil doctor’s death ray machine threatens to blow everyone to hell and back. This is just such a story. The Mad Scientist. Fleischer Superman cartoons. 1941 In 1934 my grandfather, Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson began publishing comic [...]

By | 2017-11-16T00:29:38+00:00 February 19th, 2016|DC Comics, Family History, Golden Age Comics, Uncategorized|6 Comments

Cuba Si!

Cuba Si! Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson was born on this day, January 7, 126 years ago. It’s fitting that tomorrow I’m leaving for Miami en route to Cuba retracing some of the steps of my grandparents on their fabled trip to Cuba in 1937. Cuba is one of the Shangrilas of travel I have wanted to [...]

By | 2017-11-25T23:29:22+00:00 January 7th, 2016|DC Comics, Uncategorized|4 Comments

Superman Sunday

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s Superman! Truth, justice and the American way and George Reeves flying across the black and white screen of an early 50’s television set is indelibly printed on my brain. Like so many other children of that era, I pinned the requisite towel to my tee shirt and [...]

By | 2017-11-22T05:00:33+00:00 February 18th, 2013|Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Comic and Cartoon Art Come Alive

We’re doing a benefit tomorrow, Saturday, August 22nd for Storefront Artist Project from 3-5 pm at the gallery space at 124 Fenn St. in Pittsfield, MA. Since this month’s comics magazine, AlterEgo features Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson on the cover Lawrence Klein curator of the current show at Storefront Artist Project featuring the art of Scott [...]

By | 2017-11-27T04:39:38+00:00 August 21st, 2009|Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments