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KANTER, AL 
 Name and vital stats 
  KANTER, ALBERT LEWIS [ -1973] (publisher; editor)  
 Family in arts 
  Brother: Maurice Kanter  
  Brother: Mike Kanter  
  Relative: Bernie Stisken (cousin by marriage)  
  Relative: R. E. Kanter  
  Relative: William Kanter  
  Son: Hal Kanter  
  Son: Harry Kanter  
  Son: William Kanter  
  Wife: Rose E. Kanter  
 Other career notes 
  Publisher: Still active1969 > 69 
 Additional biography 
  Journal of Popular Culture v20#3, Spr., 1987  
 Note on comics career 
  - Bought out GILBERTON partners Meyer Levy and Raymond Haas c1947 > 47 
  Sold GILBERTON to TWIN CIRCLE c1967 > 67 
 D.S. PUBLISHING 
  Support (publ/co-own/) 1947-52 > 47 48 49 50 51 52 
 ELLIOT PUBLISHING 
  BOMBER COMICS~ (co-own/publ/) 1944 [Imprints: J.R. MAHON; SUNSET TIMES; MALVERNE HERALD] > 44 
  CLASSICS COMICS~ (co-own/publ/) 1941-42 > 41 42 
  DOUBLE COMICS~ (co-own/) 1940-44 rebound unsold material of various publishers > 40 41 42 43 44 
  DOUBLE UP~ (co-own/) 1941 rebound early HARVEY digest comics > 41 
  SPITFIRE~ (co-own/publ/) 1944-45 [Imprints: J.R. MAHON; SUNSET TIMES; MALVERNE HERALD] > 44 45 
 GILBERTON 
  CLASSICS COMICS~ (publ/co-own/ed/) 1942-47 > 42 43 44 45 46 47 
  CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED JR.~ (publ/own/) 1953-62 plus reprints > 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 
  CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED SPECIAL ISSUE~ (publ/own/) 1955-62 > 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 
  CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED~ (publ/own/bus mgr/) 1947-62 plus reprints > 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 
  Support (bus mgr/) 1947-62 > 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 
  Support (ed/) 1942-46 > 42 43 44 45 46 
  Support (publ/) 1942-62 > 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 
  WORLD AROUND US, THE~ (publ/own/) 1958-61 > 58 59 60 61 
 SEABOARD COMICS 
  Support (publ/) 1951-52 changed D.S. comics to P.L. comics > 51 52 
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