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Marc Tyler Nobleman
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Author of books on creators of Superman, Batman. Speaker. Pop culture archaeologist.
Author of books on creators of Superman, Batman. Speaker. Pop culture archaeologist.

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Batman credit line changed from "with Bill Finger" to "and Bill Finger"
At least as far back as December 2016, in snuck a change that only a certain elite would notice, a change at once startling and straightforward.  Here are examples as pointed out in posts on the Bill Finger Appreciation Group Facebook page :  Batman: A Cele...

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"No weak links here" - "Chicago Tribune" on "The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra"
Review of The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra from the Chicago Tribune (3/7/17) : "fresh, funny and genuinely suspenseful, thanks in part to a winning text by Nobleman" "the visual storytelling is impressive" "both the text and the illustrations can stand by ...

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"The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra," day 1
The Chucapabra Ate the Candelabra (illustrated by Ana Aranda, edited by Nancy Paulsen) released on 3/7/17. Some friends who pre-ordered and got it that day sent me photographic evidence. Some of said evidence was simply the book on a marble countertop (name...

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"Chupacabra" hoopla
Three recent honors for The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra , which releases tomorrow: 1) Children's Book Council "Hot Off the Press" list (3/17); a "unique bibliography [featuring] anticipated bestsellers" 2) The Spring 2017 Kids' Indie Next List Preview ; t...

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Best of the blog 2016
This blog launched on 2/19/08 . Every
February 19, I share what I feel have been
the strongest posts of the previous 12 months . This year’s lineup: interviews granddaughter of the late Bill Lutz, original writer of Scooby-Doo Mimi Broadhead, who played R...

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Spotted at Barnes & Noble, Pembroke Pines, FL
Thank you to whoever is responsible!

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Elementary principal: "Author visits are essential"
In December 2016, I had the pleasure of speaking at various schools in the Saginaw, Michigan area. This was orchestrated by the principal of Hemmeter Elementary, Jim Bailey —and that was only the beginning of his kindness. On 2/5/17, at Nerdy Book Club , Ji...

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Elementary principal: "Author visits are essential"
In December 2016, I had the pleasure of speaking at various schools in the Saginaw, Michigan area. This was orchestrated by the principal of Hemmeter Elementary, Jim Bailey —and that was only the beginning of his kindness. On 2/5/17, at Nerdy Book Club , Ji...

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Authors love Sandy Hook Elementary, part 2 of 2
Part 1. After six weeks of helping to plan an unprecedented 17-author variety show for Sandy Hook Elementary School, and while en route from Maryland to Connecticut on 2/10/13, the day before the event, I learned that school had been canceled for the follow...

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The debt owed to Charles Sinclair and Lyn Simmons
When researching Bill Finger for what became Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman , the first two people I found who had not been interviewed before on the subject were the two most important: his longtime friend and sometime writing partner...
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