Tom Spurgeon is a writer and editor living in Silver
City, New Mexico.
Tom has written about comic strips, comic books and
editorial cartons for various publications since 1982.
He worked for five years 1994-1999 as Managing Editor
and then Executive Editor of the lauded and
controversial industry trade magazine The Comics
Journal. The magazine won several industry awards
under his stewardship. He is a former contributing
writer at The Stranger and for the late satirical web
'zine Suck.com. As an editor, Tom helped assemble
volumes in The Collected Pogo series and books such as
Bob Levin's The Pirates and the Mouse. As a writer,
Tom co-wrote with Jordan Raphael the historical
profile Stan Lee and the Rise and Fall of the American
Comic Book and he was privileged to write for the King
Features Syndicate strip Wildwood from 1999 to 2002.
Tom is happy to answer any and all questions he can
about comic books, comic strips, or any of the related