Sheldon Mayer (b. April 1, 1917 – d.December 21, 1991) was a writer.

Professional History

Sheldon Mayer (April 1st, 1917 - December 21st, 1991) was one of the very first contributors to comics and started his career drawing and writing for DC founder Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson and later for M.C. Gaines at the McClure Syndicate. Mayer was instrumental in getting Superman published when he convinced Gaines to take the strip to Harry Donenfeld, who was looking for original material for Action Comics. Mayer was also a writer, artist and editor for All-American Comics and He is most widely recognized as the creator of the humor feature Scribbly as well as Sugar and Spike.

Work History


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