Martha Thomases’s Extra Heroes

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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5 Responses

  1. Duane B says:

    This is from the 2011 Publication 17, but I don’t think its changed for 2012:

    On page 148 under “Transportation” by the first bullet, ambulance service is mentioned. I don’t think it will change. However the 7.5% not allowable has been increased to 9.0% this year (I think).

  2. George Haberberger says:

    I donate platelets and plasma to the Red Cross about every 6 weeks. That is not deductible. However, if I sold my blood, that would be income and taxable.

    • Glenn Hauman says:

      Really? I would bet you could get a charitable deduction for your time, if you have a standard hourly rate.

  3. mike weber says:

    I call to your attention this “Super Stupor” page by Randy Milholland, of something*positive fame…

  1. January 25, 2013

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