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Martin Goodman

More widely known for starting Timely/Marvel Comics, Martin Goodman broke into the pulp publishing business in 1933 with Western Supernovel Magazine (quickly retitled Complete Western Book Magazine). He published pulps as Columbia Magazines.

Background

Martin Goodman
Born: Jan. 18, 1908
Died: June 6, 1992
Goodman's Columbia group published pulps under the Red Circle, Timely, Star and Atlas logos.

Among the pulp Goodman published were:
At the same time he was publishing pulps, Goodman began publishing comic books. Circulations for the comic books took off in the 1940s, and by the mid-1950s were the main focus of the company. His Timely/Atlas comics were retooled into the current-day Marvel Comics in 1961.

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