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WEISINGER, MORT 
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  MORT WEISINGER  
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  WEISINGER, MORTIMER [1915-78] (editor; writer)  
 Pen names 
  MORT MORTON JR.  
 Influences 
  Jules Verne; Orson Welles; science fiction  
  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  
 Member 
  Early member: Science Fiction Fandom  
  Joined the Sciencers  
  Science Correspondence Club  
  Society of Magazine Writers, past officer  
 Print Media (non-comics) 
  Associate Editor: Magazines: College Humor 1939-41 > 39 40 41 
  Co-editor: Fanzines: The Comet, the Time Traveler [first science fiction fanzine]  
  Editor: 1936-41 Pulps: Black Book Detective; G-Men; Phantom Detective; Popular Detective; Thrilling Wonder Stories > 36 37 38 39 40 41 
  Editor: 1936-41 Pulps: Startling Stories; Strange Stories;Thrilling Adventures; Thrilling Detective; Thrilling Mystery > 36 37 38 39 40 41 
  Editor: Magazines: Capt. Future 1940-41 > 40 41 
  Writer: Articles: 1930--70s Author and Journalist c35; Coronet c48; Writer's Digest '44; Writer's Digest '44; Parade [I Flew with Superman] '77 > 30 31 32 32 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 73 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 
  Writer: Articles: Cosmopolitan; Reader's Digest; Redbook; Saturday Evening Post; True Magazine  
  Writer: Books: 1950s-60s [Non-fiction] 1001 Valuable Things You Can Get Free '55 [11 editions]; Bonanza USA '66 > 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 
  Writer: Books: How to be a Perfect Liar 1972 > 72 
  Writer: Books: The Complete Alibi Handbook  
  Writer: Column: This Week magazine [Bonanza USA] c1964-c66 > 64 65 66 
  Writer: Magazines: 1934-36 Fantasy Fan '34; Fantasy Magazine '34-36 > 34 35 36 
  Writer: Magazines: Doc Savage [plot] 1941 > 41 
  Writer: Novels: The Contest 1970 [used ghost writers such as David Vern and Ryerson Johnson] > 70 
  Writer: Pulps: for Trojan  
  Writer: Short stories: 1933-36 Amazing Stories '33; Popular Detective '34; Secret Agent X; Wonder Stories: '33-36 > 33 34 35 36 
 Animation: Filmation 
  Story Consultant: 1966 Superman > 66 
 Performing Arts 
  Co-writer: Film: Vigilante [with Jack Schiff]  
  Consultant: TV: Batman [live-actors] 1960s > 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 
  Story Editor & Writer: TV: Superman [live-actors] 1951-54 > 51 52 53 54 
  Writer: Film: Batman serial  
  Writer: Film: Superman serial  
  Writer: Radio: Air Force Radio Show [with Glenn Miller] 1943 > 43 
 Other career notes 
  Agent & Co-owner: Solar Sales Service 1935-36 > 35 36 
 Additional biography 
  Alter Ego #20 Jan., 2003  
  Amazing Heroes #115, 1986  
  Amazing Stories, Aug., 1964  
  Amazing World of DC Comics 1975  
  Indianapolis Star Nov. 29, 1970 interview  
  Who's Who in the East  
 Honors 
  Inkpot Award (San Diego Comicon) 1978 > 78 
 Syndication 
  BATMAN AND ROBIN (ed/) c1946 for McClure Syndicate > 46 
  SUPERMAN (ed/)  
 Co-creator 
  AQUAMAN, AIR WAVE, GREEN ARROW, VIGILANTE  
  CAPTAIN FUTURE [for pulps]  
  JOHNNY QUICK, T.N.T. and villains and heroes for SUPERMAN and BATMAN  
 Promotional comics 
  SUPERMAN (wr/) 1955 premium for Kellogg's > 55 
 Fan & trade zines 
  Comic Book Marketplace (contrib/) #58, 1998 > 98 
  Planet [science fiction fanzine] (ed/wr/) 1930 > 30 
  Science fiction fanzines (wr/)  
 DC COMICS 
  AIR WAVE (wr/) c1942 unconfirmed > 42 
  ALFRED (wr/) 1944 > 44 
  AQUAMAN (wr/) 1941-42 > 41 42 
  BATMAN AND ROBIN (wr/) 1944 > 44 
  CRIMSON AVENGER (wr/) 1941 unconfirmed > 41 
  GREEN ARROW (wr/) 1941-42 > 41 42 
  JOHNNY QUICK (wr/) 1941-42 > 41 42 
  LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (plot/) 1966-69 > 66 67 68 69 
  MARTIAN MANHUNTER J'ONN J'ONZZ (wr/) 1955 > 55 
  NEWSBOY LEGION AND THE GUARDIAN (wr/) 1940s > 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 
  REAL FACT COMICS~ (wr/) 1940s > 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 
  SANDMAN, THE (wr/) 1941 first with his new costume > 41 
  SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY (wr/) 1941-42 unconfirmed > 41 42 
  SUPERMAN (plots/some wr/) 1940s-70s and family and family > 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 
  Support (ed/plot/) 1941-70 shaped the SUPERMAN titles > 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 
  Support (veep pub rel/) late-1960s held stock in NATIONAL PERIODICALS > 67 68 69 
  TARANTULA (wr/) 1941 > 41 
  Text (wr/) 1951 > 51 
  TNT AND DAN THE DYNA-MITE (wr/) 1942-43 > 42 43 
  VIGILANTE, THE (wr/) 1941-42 > 41 42 
 GROSSET & DUNLAP 
  SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPERHEROES~ (plot/) 1977 paperback collection [Imprint: TEMPO BOOKS] > 77 
 HARMONY BOOKS 
  SECRET ORIGINS OF THE SUPER DC HEROES~ (wr/) 1976 graphic album with reprint of Green Arrow > 76 
 SIMON & SCHUSTER 
  AMERICA AT WAR: THE BEST OF DC WAR COMICS~ (wr/) 1979 graphic album with reprint of Superman > 79 
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