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 [...]
That’s a title a few of us would welcome but it belongs to Daisy Bacon, the editor of Love Story Magazine. Laurie Powers (friend and colleague) has written a book about Daisy Bacon Queen of the Pulps: The Reign of Daisy Bacon and Love Story Magazine. Love Story Magazine was one of the magazines from [...]
Many people have written eloquently about Howard Cruse in the last week since his death, Andy Mangels, Denis Kitchen and Chip Kidd among others. What I want you to know is something personal about Howie beyond the work and the public life—about friendship, family and love. I lived with my maternal grandparents from the time [...]
DC Comics Before Superman: Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson's Pulp Comics will be available during New York Comic Con 2019 in Artists Alley. Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson will be tabling with Danny Fingeroth. See you there. J-7
Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson and author Tom De Haven (It's Superman) will discuss how Superheroes landed in the pages of DC Comics.
Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson will be discussing the upcoming DC Comics reprint of New Fun #1 to be released January 2020, the 85th anniversary of DC Comics and New Fun #1 and the 130th anniversary of Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson.
Great news from DC Comics! They are publishing a reprint of New Fun #1, Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson's first comics magazine published under National Allied Publications. The magazine will be reprinted as a commemorative hardcover, original tabloid size with essays by Roy Thomas and me, Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson. New Fun #1 appeared on newsstands January 11, 1935. [...]