MARTHA THOMASES: Black Friday Is Not A Superhero

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. Wendy Schwartz says:

    Thanks, Martha, for mentioning the WRL calendar. For those of you who collect last editions–at least as valuable and wonderful as first editions–this calendar is a must because it is the last one that WRL will issue. It has a Afterword by me, so i'm not totally unbiased, but i had nothing to do with Noam Chomsky's Introduction so i can say with no reservations that it is a good piece of writing.

    Wendy Schwartz

  2. Mindy Newell says:

    Black Friday. The day that poor man was trampled to death at the Wal-Mart on Long Island. (Don’t remember which town.) You’d think that would have put an end to it. Nope.

    Never got Black Friday. Never did. Never will.

    There’s another great “holiday” movie that I love, ONCE AROUND, with Holly Hunter and Richard Dreyfuss, about the “embarassment” of families. And also HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS.