BAILS, JERRY
 Name and vital stats
  BAILS, JERRY GWIN [1933- ] (writer)
 Pen names
  ROBERT LINDSEY
 Education
  B.S., M.A., Ph.D. (physics & mathematics) University of Missouri at Kansas City
  University of Chicago (graduate work)
 Member
  CAPA-alpha [first comics Amateur Press Association] founder & first central mailer '64
  Detroit Triple Fan Fair '65 (coined the name)
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Publisher, Editor & Compiler: 1973-76 Who's Who of American Comic Books, 1st edition in 4 volumes> 73 74 75 76
  Publisher, Editor & Compiler: 1996-99 Who's Who of American Comic Books, 2nd edition in digital format> 96 97 98 99
 Performing Arts
  Editor & Writer: Changing Life on Earth series [educational TV]
 Other career notes
  Co-founder: Academy of Comic Book Fans & Collectors 1963> 63
  Co-founder: with Larry Lattanzi: Who's Who in Comics Fandom 1964> 64
  Co-founder: with Roy Thomas of the Alley Awards, first comics awards by fans 1962> 62
  Founder: CAPA-alpha [first comics Amateur Press Association] 1964> 64
  Founder: Microfilm Library of Comic Art 1964> 64
  Professor: Science & Technology, Wayne State University [Detroit] 1960-96 retired> 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96
 Additional biography
  Alter Ego, the Best of the Legendary Fanzine 1997
  Fifty Who Made DC Great, 1985
  Golden Age of Comic Fandom 1995
 Honors
  Comics Fandom's Alley Award Favorite Fan Magazine 1961> 61
  Diamond Distributors Lifetime Fandom Award 1990> 90
  Ed Aprill, Jr. Award (Comic Art Convention, New York City) 1977> 77
  Honored Guest: Dallas Comics Con 1973> 73
  Inkpot Award (San Diego Comicon) 1981> 81
  Professor Emeritus, Wayne State University (Detroit)
  Winner of Victor Wilson Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships for academic excellence all through the 1950s> 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59
  Won cartoon contest in K.C. Journal (Missouri) 1941> 41
 Note on comics career
  Consultant: many books & articles on comic books
  New York Times & Newsweek interviews mid-60s put Comicdom in public eye> 64 65 66
 Fan & trade zines
  Alter Ego #1-4 (publ/ed/wr/pen/ink/) 1961-62 originally spelled Alter-Ego> 61 62
  Alter Ego (contrib/) vol. 2 #5, 1999> 99
  Authoritative Index to DC Comics (publ/ed/) 1963/65> 63 65
  Collector's Guide: First Heroic Age (publ/ed/) 1969> 69
  Comic Reader [On the Drawing Board] (publ/ed/wr/) 1961-64> 61 62 63 64
  Comicollector (publ/ed/wr/pen/ink/) 1961-62> 61 62
  Guidebook to Comics Fandom [with Bill Spicer] (ed/wr/) 1965> 65
  Howard Keltner's Index to Golden Age Comic Books (publ/co-ed/) 1976> 76
  Index to All-Star Comics (publ/ed/wr/pen/ink/) 1962> 62
  Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide [cover-featured article on JSA] (wr/) 1974> 74
  Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide [text for first edition] (wr/) 1970> 70
  Panelologist (publ/ed/wr/) 1966-99> 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99
  Steranko's History of Comics, vol. 2 (asst ed/) 1972> 72
 DC COMICS
  Introduction (wr/) 1993 for ALL-STAR COMICS ARCHIVE volume 2> 93