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Carroll O. Wessler (May 25, 1913 - April 9, 1989), better known as Carl Wessler, was an American animator of the 1930s and a comic book writer from the 1940s though the 1970s for such companies as DC Comics, EC Comics, Marvel Comics and Warren Publishing.

Wessler was one of at least five staff writers (officially titled editors) under editor-in-chief Stan Lee at Marvel's 1950s forerunner, Atlas Comics.

Wessler began writing for Atlas Comics in November 1950 when he turned in the six-page story "The Mad Monk" about the historical figure Grigori Rasputin, published in Amazing Detective Cases #6 (May 1951). He soon became Atlas' primary crime fiction writer, often scripting entire issues of All-True Crime, Amazing Detective Cases, Crime Can't Win, Crime Exposed, Crime Must Lose, Justice and Kent Blake of the Secret Service. Going on staff in 1952, he became a member of the Atlas bullpen with fellow writers Hank Chapman, Ernie Hart, Paul S. Newman, Don Rico and, on teen-humor comics, future Mad cartoonist Al Jaffee. Wessler wrote horror/fantasy stories for such titles as Adventures into Terror, Adventures into Weird Worlds, Astonishing, Mystic and Suspense, later adding to his body of work such war comics as Battle, Battle Action, Battlefield, Combat and Men's Adventures.

In 1953, EC Comics recruited Wessler, Jack Oleck, Daniel Keyes and other writers. Wessler contributed a large number of stories to EC's famed horror titles Tales from the Crypt and The Vault of Horror—writing the entirety of Tales from the Crypt #45 (Jan. 1955). He wrote as well for EC's Aces High, Crime SuspenStories, Impact, Piracy, Shock SuspenStories and Weird Science-Fantasy.

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Carl Wessler in the Grand Comics Database:
http://www.comics.org/search/advanced/process/?target=issue_cover&method=icontains&logic=True&keywords=&order1=date&order2=series&script=carl+wessler
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All about Memorial Day. Never forget!

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Dragons, gore, revenge, war... Can't get enough of Game of Thrones? Check out these 10 authors who wrote bleak, gritty #Fantasy   before George R.R. Martin

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When George R.R. Martin released A Game of Thrones in 1996, he helped to change the game with his grounded approach to fantasy tropes. At the same time, people sometimes talk as though Martin was the first to bring realism to epic fantasy. So here are 10 other authors who were doing "gritty" fantasy before Martin.
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Ralph Steadman's Rare and Rapturous Illustrations for Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

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by Maria Popova “Stuff your eyes with wonder… live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.' Among the...
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It was 1915 when the traveling salesman Gregor Samsa first awoke as a bug. This year, 100 years after the first publication of The Metamorphosis, Benedict Cumberbatch reads Franz Kafka's masterpiece aloud for the BBC — and it is awesome. Listen here: http://on.nypl.org/1FeWQ0S
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When you entered Alexandria, you had to forfeit whatever scrolls you had to the library: http://btyw.info/1F8l5Of 
While there is not much concretely known about the Library of Alexandria, its place in the history of libraries is preserved in legend.
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Had a great FREE workout this morning thanks to lululemon athletica The Village at Meridian looking forward to Yoga tomorrow morning! ThisIsBoise.com we aren't "bored, nothin to do here!" 👍

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Broadsides for Broadband: Digitizing the People's Literature of the 17th Century
Considered the "people's literature" in the 17th century, broadside ballads were sold for a penny or halfpenny, their pairing of a comic or satiric song alongside a woodblock illustration making th...
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Can you imagine A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh or Roald Dahl's BFG looking any other way? Neither can we. Meet the illustrators that made some of literature's best-known characters iconic: http://on.nypl.org/1cEEWcG
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17 THINGS ONLY SOMEONE WHO’S BEEN TO #IDAHO WILL UNDERSTAND

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1. Idaho is more than just potatoes. Idaho's combined public lands total 12 million acres, including 2.4 million wilderness acres and 3,100 miles of whitewater river - that's more than any...
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I've never been to Idaho but the list was funny anyway so +1.

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The legendary guitarist known as B.B. King, whose velvety voice and staccato picking style brought blues from the margins to the mainstream, has died.
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Neurotically attached to the idea of making a living selling interesting OLD books, maps, ephemera and anything nostalgic.
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I am a bookseller and have been in the business since 1989. USED books that is, the older the better... This means I actually apprenticed in a brick & mortar store, learning it all!

I love books, coffee, atomic history, Idaho, cats, antiques and old stuff in general.

I'm an elementary school Library volunteer - I think everyone should do this as children need inspiration in learning to love books. Best way to make my day? When a little kid asks me why I like to work in the Library for free...

My idea of a good time would for someone to lock me in the Library of Congress or Smithsonian for a weekend. Alone.
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I survived thyroid cancer. Boosh!
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Old Maps of San Francisco Guaranteed to Blow Your Mind
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First known map of San Francisco Bay Area by Fray Juan Crespi in 1772. Map nerds rejoice—we've combed archives for old maps of San Francisco

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Appalachian Trail Guides with maps for sale
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The Romance of the Rails: The Story of the American Railroads
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The Romance of the Rails: The Story of the American Railroads by Agnes C. Laut NY: Tudor Publishing Co., 1936 New Edition 2nd Ptg. Very Good

Yankee Ingenuity in the War
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Yankee Ingenuity in the War by Frank Parker Stockbridge New York: Harper & Brothers, 1920. Brown cloth with pictorial on front cover. 372pp.

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Welcome to the official Roald Dahl Google Plus page, managed by the Roald Dahl Estate. This is where you'll find all the latest news about the World's no.1 Storyteller, the much-loved author of classic stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches, The BFG & more.

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Aug. 9, 1945 | U.S. Drops Atomic Bomb on Nagasaki, Japan
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On Aug. 9, 1945, three days after the bombing of Hiroshima, the United States dropped a second atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki.

10 Science Fiction Books That Changed the Course of History
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Ruth Reichl on the Amber Unicorn, a world-class cookbookstore in Las Vegas.