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The Secret Origin of Jim Shooter, Editor in Chief – Part 3

…rang. The caller identified herself as Alice Donenfeld, our in-house counsel and V.P. of Business Affairs.  I hadn’t had much to do with the brass upstairs previously, so I was aware only from the interoffice phone list that there was such a person. Alice confirmed that she had the right…

The Debut of the Dazzler

…was called to an impromptu meeting upstairs. Present were Alice Donenfeld, President Jim Galton and our Hollywood rep whose name escapes me. They seemed pretty excited. Alice and the rep had met with Neil Bogart of Casablanca Record and Filmworks who not only was interested in the “Archies” type recording…

The Secret Origin of the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe – Part 2

…walked it through the vetting process—circulation, financial, legal…. Circulation and finance weren’t very enthusiastic about the idea, but at that point, because we were on a roll and the books were selling, the vetters usually just shrugged and went along with whatever I proposed. Usually. But Alice Donenfeld, our V.P….

Solar, Man of the Atom

Even More Questions and Answers

…that position, Alice Donenfeld, a terrific, capable executive, to make room for Calamari. Alice knew and loved the comics. Calamari, as far as I know, never opened one. P.S. Alice had once been married to Irwin Donenfeld Jr., yes, that Donenfeld, son of one of the founders of DC. There were other villains. Tell you later. Both Galton…

Items of Interest – And Gary Gygax

…comics positively. Gygax and I had common ground when it came to the value of story. If Alice Donenfeld, our wonderful, super-smart V.P. of Business Affairs had been there, I guarantee she would have done her homework, and that might have balanced things a bit, but no such luck. We…

The Secret Origin of Jim Shooter, Editor in Chief – Part 4

…I simplified it, put it in English and made it fit easily on one page.  I ran it by Alice and she ran it by K&K.  Fine they said.  “Yeah, that’s what we meant.” I passed out the new, less intimidating document.  I also did my best to get people…

It’s So Hard to Get Good Help These Days

…from below the People magazine cover… Alice was CUT OUT of this picture! She was walking beside Bo! Bo Derek was fresh from the success of 10, with Dudley Moore. She was the hottest star in Hollywood, top of the “A” list of “bankable” stars. Bankable means that the mere…

More Questions, More Answers

…other DC editors -after- Schiff canned him. Kashdan also claimed that “people” including Irwin Donenfeld were “angry” at Schiff for letting Kirby get away. To me, this does not sound like a company-wide blacklist, but more like an instance where Kirby burned his only bridge into DC.” As I have…

Three Comic Book Weddings, or Holy Matrimony! – Part 2

…Also, a super-fan, the late Rich Morissey. I’ll ask LSH expert Glen Cadigan to help me with the list. I might throw in Julie Schwartz trying to crash the party. The presiding official…? Don’t know yet. Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson? Harry Donenfeld? Sol Harrison? Mike Marts? Dan Didio? Paul Levitz? Dave…

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