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ALL-AMERICAN COMICS 
 Personnel 
  MAYER, SHELDON, Editor-in-chief 1939-45 > 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 
MAYER, SHELDON 
 Source (some data) 
  Entry checked by SHELDON MAYER  
 Name and vital stats 
  MAYER, SHELDON [1917-91] (artist; writer; editor)  
 Pen names 
  SHELLY MAYER; possibly DON SHELBY  
 Print Media (non-comics) 
  Writer & Artist: Juvenile books: 1932-33 Scores of titles > 32 33 
 Animation: Fleischer 
  Opaquer: 1934 > 34 
 Other career notes 
  Teacher: The School of Industrial Art  
 Additional biography 
  Amazing Heroes #129, 1987 & #142, 1988; Comic Book Marketplace #38; Robin Snyder's The Comics vol. 12 #12 Dec., 2001  
  Amazing World of DC Comics #5, 1975; World Encyclopedia of Comics, 1976; Comics Buyer's Guide Feb. 7, 1992  
  Gold and Silver Overstreet's Comic Book Quarterly #3, 1994; Alter Ego #21 Feb., 2003 & #26, 2003  
  Letter-to-editor in Detective Comics #512, 1982; Fifty Who Made DC Great, 1985; Great Comic Book Artists, 1986  
 Honors 
  Harvey Award The Jack Kirby Hall of Fame 1996 > 96 
 Syndication 
  BOBBY THATCHER [daily] (ghost wr/ghost pen&ink/) 1937-38 for McClure Syndicate > 37 38 
  Various features (ed/) 1936-39 for McClure Syndicate > 36 37 38 39 
 Creator 
  BLACK ORCHID; SCRIBBLY and the original RED TORNADO  
  LEAVE IT TO BINKY  
 Co-creator 
  JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA and ALL-AMERICAN features  
 Overseas comics 
  SUGAR AND SPIKE (wr/pen/ink/) 1978-83 > 78 79 80 81 82 83 
 Assisted 
  Various New York City newspaper cartoonists 1932-35 including Ving Fuller > 32 33 34 35 
 Retired from comics 
  1991 > 91 
  1991 > 91 
 SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 
  COMIC-BOOK COMICS~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1981 graphic album reprint > 81 
 Note on comics career 
  Along with M.C. Gaines recommended SUPERMAN to DC COMICS1938 > 38 
  Packaged comics for DELL 1936-38 starting with POPULAR COMICS #1 > 36 37 38 
  Stopped drawing due to vision problems; continued to write comics 1971 > 71 
 CENTAUR COMICS GROUP 
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1936 > 36 
  J. WORTHINGTON BLIMP, ESQ. (wr/pen/ink/) 1936 > 36 
  STRANGE ADVENTURES OF MR. WEED (wr/pen/ink/) 1936 > 36 
 DC COMICS 
  ADVENTURE COMICS~ (wr/) 1974 fantasy > 74 
  ADVENTURER'S CLUB (wr/) 1984 > 84 
  ALL-STAR COMICS ARCHIVE~ (pen/ink/) 1991 graphic album reprint of JSA panels and Red Tornado appearance > 91 
  ALL-STAR COMICS ARCHIVE~ (plot/) 1991/93/97 graphic album reprint of Justice Society of America > 91 93 97 
  BEST OF D C, THE~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1980-86 reprint mostly Sugar and Spoke > 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 
  BIBLE, THE~ (wr/) 1975 > 75 
  BLACK ORCHID (wr/) 1973-75 > 73 74 75 
  BLACK PIRATE (ink/) 1943 > 43 
  BLACKIE BEAR (wr/pen/ink/) 1945 > 45 
  BO BUNNY (wr/pen/ink/) 1950-60 > 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 
  BULLDOG DRUMHEAD (wr/pen/ink/) 1945 > 45 
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1939-71/74-75/80/82-83/95-96 including MUTT AND JEFF in '40s > 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 80 82 83 95 96 
  D C SILVER AGE CLASSICS~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1992 with reprint Sugar and Spike > 92 
  DARK MANSION~ (wr/) 1973 > 73 
  DAY AFTER DOOMSDAY (wr/) 1975-76 > 75 76 
  DIZZY DOG (wr/pen/ink/) 1950-60 > 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 
  DOODLES DUCK (wr/pen/ink/) 1968 > 68 
  FORBIDDEN TALES OF DARK MANSION~ (wr/) 1973 > 73 
  GARY CONCORD, THE ULTRA-MAN (ed/plot/) 1939-40 > 39 40 
  HOUSE OF MYSTERY~ (wr/) 1972--83 > 72 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 83 
  HOUSE OF SECRETS~ (wr/) 1972-74 > 72 73 74 
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1939-41 > 39 40 41 
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1971 of Sugar and Spike > 71 
  J. RUFUS LION (wr/pen/ink/) 1944-47/49 > 44 45 46 47 49 
  J. WORTHINGTON BLIMP (wr/pen/ink/) 1935-36 > 35 36 
  JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA (plot/) 1941-46 > 41 42 43 44 45 46 
  LI'L CHIC-A-DEE (wr/pen/ink/) 1950-51 > 50 51 
  LIMITED COLLECTOR'S EDITION~ (adapt/) c1976 The Bible > 76 
  LITTUL SNOONY (wr/pen/ink/) 1949/56 > 49 56 
  MC SNURTLE THE TURTLE (wr/) 1945 > 45 
  MC SNURTLE THE TURTLE (wr/) 1945 > 45 
  POPSICLE PETE (wr/pen/ink/) 1939 > 39 
  RAYMOND (wr/pen/ink/) 1971 > 71 
  RED TORNADO (pen/ink/) 1940 in JSA interlude > 40 
  RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER (wr/pen/ink/) 1972/74-75/80 > 72 74 75 80 
  SCRIBBLY (wr/pen/ink/) 1939-41/48-51 > 39 40 41 48 49 50 51 
  SCRIBBLY AND THE RED TORNADO (wr/pen/ink/) 1941-44 > 41 42 43 44 
  SECRET ORIGIN: RED TORNADO [1st version] (wr/pen/ink/) 1988 > 88 
  SECRETS OF HAUNTED HOUSE~ (wr/) 1972-73/82 > 72 73 82 
  STRANGE ADVENTURES OF MR. WEED (wr/pen/ink/) 1935-36 in NEW COMICS #1-4 > 35 36 
  SUGAR AND SPIKE (wr/pen/ink/) 1956-71 with reprint from overseas '82-84/92 > 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 
  Support (ed dir/) 1939-46 [Imprint: ALL-AMERICAN] > 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 
  Support (ed dir/) 1947 [Imprint: NATIONAL COMICS] > 47 
  Support (ed dir/plot/) ALL-AMERICAN; FLASH; MOVIE; ALL-STAR; MUTT & JEFF [Imprint: ALL-AMERICAN]  
  Support (ed dir/plot/) BIG ALL-AMERICAN; FUNNY STUFF; GREEN LANTERN [Imprint: ALL-AMERICAN]  
  Support (ed dir/plot/) ED WHEELAN'S JOKE BOOK FEATURING FAT AND SLAT [Imprint: ALL-AMERICAN]  
  Support (ed dir/plot/) SENSATION; WONDER WOMAN; COMIC CAVALCADE [Imprint: ALL-AMERICAN]  
  Support (let/) 1939-44 on his own features and some magazine logos > 39 40 41 42 43 44 
  THREE MOUSEKETEERS (wr/pen/ink/) 1945/56-57/60 > 45 56 57 60 
  TIME WARP~ (wr/) 1980 > 80 
  UNEXPECTED, THE~ (wr/some pen/some ink/) 1981-82 > 81 82 
  WEIRD MYSTERY TALES~ (wr/) 1973 > 73 
  WEIRD WAR TALES~ (wr/) 1973-76 > 73 74 75 76 
  WHO'S WHO IN THE DC UNIVERSE (pen/ink/) 1986 entries > 86 
 DELL PUBLICATIONS 
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1936-38 > 36 37 38 
  House ads (wr/pen/ink/) 1936-38 > 36 37 38 
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1936 > 36 
  SCRIBBLY (wr/pen/ink/) 1936-38 in THE FUNNIES #2-29 and POPULAR COMICS #8-9 > 36 37 38 
  Support (ed/) 1936-38 Titles: POPULAR COMICS, THE COMICS and THE FUNNIES > 36 37 38 
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