Martha Thomases: Sidekicks

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. Ed Catto says:

    Hmm..never thought of Beta Males that way – but it makes a lot of sense.

  2. Mindy Newell says:

    Always had a thing for Dick Grayson, too, Martha.

    Peter Parker, the nerdy teenager–not so much. But Peter Parker, the man married to Mary Jane Watson–oh, yeah!

    As for Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic) and Ralph DIgby (the Elongated Man)–both left me cold.