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Happy 85th Anniversary New Fun #1 and DC Comics

There were a number of influences that came together leading to the creation of “New Fun #1.” Like many people during the Depression, Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson suffered a loss of income and needed to take care of his family, which by now included five children. His pulp adventure writing was no longer enough so instead [...]

By |2020-01-11T16:45:38-08:00January 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Happy 130th to the Major

It’s a super heroic birthday for the Major—130 years ago January 7, 1890. And it’s only taken 20 plus years to get a semblance of recognition for the man. I say semblance because his name should be synonymous with comics and that hasn’t quite happened yet. MWN circa 1920 from Strahan family collection. Please [...]

By |2020-01-07T12:46:23-08:00January 7th, 2020|DC Comics, Events, Family History, Golden Age Comics, New Fun Comics|Comments Off on Happy 130th to the Major


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