SCHWARTZ, AL
 Source (some data)
  AL SCHWARTZ
 Name and vital stats
  SCHWARTZ, ALVIN [1916- ] (writer)
 Biographical
  Moved to Canada
 Pen names
  ROBERT W. TRACY [in novels]; ALVIN SCHWARTZ (used as a house name by other writers)
  VERNON WOODRUM [in slicks and comics]
 Education
  City College of New York
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Co-publisher: Magazine: 1933-34 Mosaic (small literary magazine)> 33 34
  Editor: Publishing company: Tudor Publishing [literary and art works plus marketing duties] 2 years
  Manager: Group Research: D'Arcy Advertising [U.S.] 2 years
  Writer: Articles:
  Writer: Articles: The American Scholar; Journal of Marketing; Progressive Grocer; American Imago; Children's Literature; Politics
  Writer: Column: World Famous Comics page [weekly] 1999-2000 [www.wfcomics.com]> 99 2000
  Writer: Novels: 1948-52/73 The Blowtop '48 [reprint in Paris '50]; Jan 48 [published in France as Le Cingle] '50 best seller> 48 49 50 51 52 73
  Writer: Novels: 1948-52/73 Three mysteries for Argo '52; No Such Warriors '73 [Canada]> 48 49 50 51 52 73
  Writer: Poetry in literary journals
  Writer: Pulps: for Street and Smith
  Writer: Short stories: Conde Nast magazines [pre-WW-2] US and U.K.
 Animation: Innovation
  Writer: Canada's National Research Council
 Performing Arts
  Co-writer: Radio: Mark Trail [with Bill Finger]
  Writer: Film: 30 documentaries
  Writer: Film: Animated, and docu-dramas for major drug companies
  Writer: Film: Semi-animated for DND: training film on ship maintainance and management
  Writer: Film: The Consuming Impulse
  Writer: Film: The Humback
  Writer: Film: Two feature films for National Film Board of Canada
  Writer: Films: Three for famous Czech director, Jirii Weiss [Canada]
  Writer: Lyrics and story [3-record set. 78 rpm]: Two Superman operettas
  Writer: Radio: European adventure
  Writer: TV: Warner News in early-1950s> 50 51 52 53
 Commercial Art & Design
  Director: Marketing and Creative Design: Advertising Associates [Montreal]
 Other career notes
  Consultant: Direct Mail : Human Factors Analysis [his own think tank]
  Consultant: Various Canadian government agencies
  Director: Market Research: Rueben H. Donnelley Corp [a marketing arm of Dunn and Bradstreet] 1963-65> 63 64 65
  Director: Research Department: The Institute for Motivational Communications
  Organizer: Steel Workers and Textile Workers Organizing Committee [when still in college]
  Teacher: Lectures on pop culture: Sir George University [Montreal]; University of Connecticut [Storrs]
 Honors
  Pretigious Canada Council Grant for study of religious symbolism in popular culture
 Syndication
  BATMAN AND ROBIN [daily] (wr/) 1944-46 for McClure Syndicate> 44 45 46
  BATMAN AND ROBIN [Sunday] (wr/) 1945-46 eight of 15 continuities; for McClure Syndicate> 45 46
  SUPERMAN [daily / Sunday] (wr/) 1945-58 for McClure Syndicate> 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58
 Creator
  BIZARRO [in SUPERMAN] 195858
 Promotional comics
  SUPERMAN IN THE GREAT CLEVELAND FIRE (wr/) 1948 for hospital fund> 48
 KITCHEN SINK PRESS
  BATMAN: THE DAILIES~ (wr/) 1990-91 graphic album reprint> 90 91
 CROWN PUBLISHERS
  BATMAN FROM THE 30s TO THE 70s~ (wr/) 1971 graphic album reprint> 71
  SECRET ORIGINS OF THE SUPER DC HEROES~ (wr/) 1976 graphic album with reprint of Batman> 76
 DC COMICS
  ALFRED (wr/) mid-1940s> 44 45 46
  BATMAN AND ROBIN (wr/) 1943-46/53-54> 43 44 45 46 53 54
  BATMAN FROM THE 1930s TO THE 1970s~ (wr/) 1971 graphic album reprint> 71
  BUZZY (wr/) 1944-46> 44 45 46
  CONGO BILL (wr/) 1946> 46
  DATE WITH JUDY (wr/) 1947> 47
  Filler (wr/) 1950s> 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59
  FLASH (wr/) c1942> 42
  FOLEY OF THE FIGHTING 5th (wr/) 1951> 51
  GREEN ARROW (wr/) c1942> 42
  GREEN LANTERN (wr/)
  HAYFOOT HENRY (wr/) 1946-48> 46 47 48
  HOUSE OF MYSTERY~ (wr/)
  INDIAN BOY WHO TURNED INTO A STAR, THE (wr/) 1952> 52
  JIMMY OLSEN (wr/) 1958-59> 58 59
  JIMMY WAKELY~ (wr/) 1952> 52
  LOIS LANE (wr/) 1958-59> 58 59
  MR. TERRIFIC (wr/) c1942> 42
  MY GREATEST ADVENTURE~ (wr/) 1958> 58
  NEWSBOY LEGION AND THE GUARDIAN (wr/) c1942> 42
  SUPERBOY (wr/) 1950-51/56-58> 50 51 56 57 58
  SUPERMAN (wr/) 1944-52/55-59> 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 55 56 57 58 59
  SUPERMAN AND BATMAN & ROBIN (wr/) 1954> 54
  TOMAHAWK (wr/) c1949-c51> 49 50 51
  VIGILANTE, THE (wr/) 1943/48> 43 48
  WONDER WOMAN (wr/) c1946 two stories> 46
 DELL PUBLICATIONS
  FAIRY TALE PARADE~ (wr/) 1941> 41
 FAWCETT COMICS
  CAPTAIN MARVEL (wr/) 1940s for editor Lunne Perkins> 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
 SIGNET BOOKS
  BATMAN~ (wr/) 1966 paperback reprint> 66