Martha Thomases: Every Picture Tells A Story

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. Mindy Newell says:

    Martha, I may be overanalyzing it–of course I am!–but I think the disgusting rash of police brutality against people whose skin isn’t white is a projection of their racial hatred against Obama. They can’t beat him up, so they beat up others who “look” like him.

    Fuck them!

    • Martha Thomases says:

      You may be somewhat right, Mindy, but this has been going on for centuries. The big difference is that now everyone has a camera on her phone, so we get proof.