52 Weeks of Reading Recommendations by Dennis O’Neil

Martha Thomases

Martha Thomases brought more comics to the attention of more people than anyone else in the industry. Her work promoting The Death of Superman made an entire nation share in the tragedy of one of our most iconic American heroes. As a freelance journalist, she has been published in the Village Voice, High Times, Spy, the National Lampoon, Metropolitan Home, and more. For Marvel comics she created the series Dakota North. Martha worked as a researcher and assistant for the author Norman Mailer on several of his books, including the Pulitzer-Prize-winning Executioner's Song, On Women and Their Elegance, Ancient Evenings, and Harlot's Ghost.

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2 Responses

  1. Richard Pachter says:

    Nothing by Raymond Chandler? Dashiell Hammett? John D. MacDonald? Elmore Leonard? For shame!I'll add one, though: "Rule of the Bone" by Russell Banks.

  2. Alistair Robb says:

    Hmmm. I still think that Tolkien's treatment of Beowulf is still the best. But , horses for courses.