Maggie Thompson

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Birthday
29, 1942
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
29, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Ohio

About

Famous for editing a popular journal known as the Comics Buyer's Guide, she is also well known for her "Maggie's World" column in the San Diego Comic-Con International blog. For her work on the former publication, she won Eisner, Jack Kirby, and Inkpot awards, as well as a Comic Art Favorite Fan Writer honor.

Before Fame

After graduating from Oberlin College and working as a librarian, she collaborated with her husband on the creation of fanzines titled Harbinger, Comic Art, and Newfangles.

Trivia

She sometimes wrote under the pseudonym of Arthur Judson.

Family Life

Her mother, Betty Curtis, was a Hugo Award-nominated science fiction author. With her husband, Don Thompson, Maggie Thompson raised children named Stephen and Valerie and essentially co-created the comic book fandom.

Associated With

She and television host Paul Gambaccini both published works of comic book fandom.