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: Pen Name

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. Audrey Anthony Blum Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Audrey Anthony Family name: Blum
  10. Tony Blum Type: Pen Name
  11. Alex Boon Type: House Name
  12. Toni Boon Type: Pen Name
  13. Toni Boone Type: Pen Name
  14. Tony Boone Type: Pen Name
  15. Audrey Bossert Type: Changed Name
    Given name: Audrey Anthony Family name: Bossert
  16. Anthony Brooks Type: Pen Name
  17. Frank Kearns Type: Pen Name
  18. Anthony Lamb Type: Pen Name
  19. Toni Rossett Type: Pen Name
  20. Tom Russell Type: Pen Name
  21. Bjorn Tagens Type: Pen Name


  1. Anthony Blum [generic]
  2. Anthony Brooks [generic]
  3. B. H. Apiary [generic]
  4. Dan Wilson [generic]
  5. Erwin [generic]
  6. Ford Davis [generic]
  7. Frank Kearn [generic]
  8. Frank Kearns [generic]
  9. Gregg Powers [generic]
  10. Jerry Maxwell [generic]
  11. Lance Blackwood [generic]
  12. Lincoln Ross [generic]
  13. Lynn Bird [generic]
  14. Noel Fowler [generic]
  15. Stanley Charlot [generic]
  16. Tagor Maroy [generic]
  17. Toni Boone [generic]
  18. Toni Rossett [generic]
  19. Will Erwin [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.
  6. Employee of - Will Eisner Studio (b. 1940)
    Notes: Did writing 1942.