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John Russell Fearn

On This Day: Julius Schwartz

On this day in 1915, Julius Schwartz was born in the Bronx, New York City. Throughout his long life, he was a fan, an editor, a literary agent and a giant in the field of comics. If DC Comics had a counterpart to Marvel‘s Stan Lee, that man was Julius Schwartz. While still in his […]

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100th Anniversary: Julius Schwartz

On this day, 100 years ago, Julius Schwartz was born in the Bronx, New York City. Throughout his long life, he was a fan, an editor, a literary agent  and a giant in the field of comics. If DC Comics had a counterpart to Marvel‘s Stan Lee, that man was Julius Schwartz. While still in […]

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On This Day: John Russell Fearn

On this day in 1908, one of the more prolific British SF writers was born. John Francis Russell Fearn, who dropped the ‘Francis’ for his fiction, also wrote under a bewildering array of pseudonyms and house names – most famously, Vargo Statten and Volsted Gridban (which he inherited from E C Tubb). During the 1930’s, […]

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