Born: 1918 January 12 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Died: 1972 month? day? in ?

Biography: Additional biographical information found in:
Women and the Comics (Eclipse Books, 1985) by Trina Robbins and Catherine Yronwode;
Stripper's Guide "Ink-Slinger Profiles by Alex Jay: Audrey Blum" Tuesday, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, by Alex Jay (

Syndication credits include:
Stars on Parade daily (Universal Phoenix Features) writer under name of Toni Rossett, from circa 1937 to 1940-06-27;
Samson (Fox Feature Syndicate) writer, 1939 (attempted, unknown if actually published);
Lady Luck Sunday (Register And Tribune Syndicate) writer, circa 1940;
The Spirit Sunday (Register And Tribune Syndicate) ghost, writer 1942;

Notes: Blum used her married name "Audrey Bossert" for purposes other than comics. Bob Anthony, Anthony, Jack Anthony, A. L. Allen, Tom Alexander, Tom Russell, and Bjorn Tagens are not certain as known pen names.

Pen name of Alex Boon was used in conjunction with her father Alex Blum as a byline for various features for Fox Comics circa 1940 and as writer for the attempted comic strip Samson (Fox Feature Syndicate) in 1939. See:

Sample Scan:


    Toni Blum Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Audrey Anthony Family name: Blum

Other Names:

  1. Toni Adams Type: Pen Name
  2. Tony Adams Type: Pen Name
  3. Tom Alexander Type: Pen Name
  4. A. L. Allen Type: Pen Name
  5. Anthony Type: Pen Name
  6. Bob Anthony Type: Pen Name
  7. Jack Anthony Type: Pen Name
  8. Anthony Bloom Type: Pen Name
  9. Tony Blum Type: Pen Name
  10. Alex Boon Type: House Name
  11. Toni Boon Type: Pen Name
  12. Toni Boone Type: Pen Name
  13. Tony Boone Type: Pen Name
  14. Audrey Bossert Type: Changed Name
    Given name: Audrey Anthony Family name: Bossert
  15. Anthony Brooks Type: Pen Name
  16. Frank Kearns Type: Pen Name
  17. Anthony Lamb Type: Pen Name
  18. Toni Rossett Type: Pen Name
  19. Tom Russell Type: Pen Name
  20. Bjorn Tagens Type: Pen Name


  1. Anthony Blum [generic]
  2. Anthony Brooks [generic]
  3. B. H. Apiary [generic]
  4. Dan Wilson [generic]
  5. Frank Kearn [generic]
  6. Frank Kearns [generic]
  7. Gregg Powers [generic]
  8. Jerry Maxwell [generic]
  9. Lance Blackwood [generic]
  10. Lincoln Ross [generic]
  11. Lynn Bird [generic]
  12. Noel Fowler [generic]
  13. Stanley Charlot [generic]
  14. Tagor Maroy [generic]
  15. Toni Boone [generic]
  16. Toni Rossett [generic]


  1. 1956: Thomas Alva Edison Foundation National Mass Media Awards - Best Comic Book for Children Under Eight
  2. 2021: Bill Finger Award - [no name]

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: ? (magazine) - Role: writer
    Employer Name : ?
    Work Title: ?
    Notes: Bails' reports Blum did pulp writing, but what stories, if any, are unknown.


  1. Child of - Alex Blum (b. 1888)
  2. Spouse - Bill Bossert (b. 1918)
  3. User of - Alex Boon
  4. Employee of - Eisner and Iger Studio (b. 1936)
    Notes: Writer from 1938 to 1939.
  5. Employee of - Iger Shop
    Notes: Writer from 1940 to 1942.