Tag Archives: Comic Con 2008

The Writing Life

The Major was a prolific, creative writer, visionary, editor and publisher. In the process of putting together his story I am continually amazed at the scope and amount of work he produced in different genres over the course of his … Continue reading

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What’s up?

Warner Brothers announced that they were taking control of DC Comics and renaming it DC Entertainment. Or as the headline stated from ComicMix, “Warner Brothers Gobbles up DC.” I can only guess at the reasons, the obvious one being all … Continue reading

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Friday, ComicCon 2008

Well, we made it. Ten of us from the Wheeler-Nicholson family are here at the giant ComicCon 2008. It is the first time for any of us to attend this event. What can you say? If you haven’t been it’s … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Creig Flessel (1912-2008)

The Wheeler-Nicholson family are very saddened to learn of the recent death of Creig Flessel, the legendary comic book artist who was one of the Major’s early hires back at New Fun Comics in the mid-’30s, and may have been … Continue reading

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The Major, no cartoon character, he.

Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, our pater familias, known as “the Major” was the founder of DC Comics, created the first comic books with original scripts and original art and discovered Siegel and Shuster of Superman fame among just a few events … Continue reading

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