Born: 1919 March 19 in United States

Biography: Sulman created the Blonde Phantom for Marvel Comics (under its Timely predecessor name).

Sulman wrote Biff Bronson, from 1939 to 1941, and Socko Strong, from 1939 to 1940, for DC. He ghost wrote for his brother Joseph some Zatara the Magician scripts for DC (stories currently unknown).

Sulman served in support capacity for Marvel as a staff script and story editors from 1941 until drafted into the military during February 1942. Sulman worked for Marvel as a writer for the Blonde Phantom, from 1946 to 1947. He credited by Marvel as working as an assistant editor, during 1947, and then as editor, from 1948 to 1950 and off an on until 1958, though Sulman referred to it as more akin to being a script editor.

Sulman also wrote for Marvel, Captain America, Sub-Mariner, and Eustace Hayseed, but which stories are currently unknown. He did production work for the men's adventure magazine Male under editor Arthur Goodman in the later 1950s. In the early 1960s, for about 3-4 years, worked as editor for Humorama magazine under Abe Goodman.

Sulman did support work as editor for Ace Periodicals from 1951 to 1952.

Sulman wrote for Cracked (Major Publications, 1958 series) in 1958.


    Alan Sulman Type: Pen Name

Other Names:

  1. Al Sulman Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Al Family name: Sulman
  2. Albert Sulman Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Albert Family name: Sulman


  1. Yale University ? to 1940

    Notes: Majored in English and American literature and minored in European and American history.


  1. Employee of - Chesler Studio (b. 1936)
    Notes: Wrote for the studio during an unknown period of time.
  2. Sibling - Joe Sulman (b. 1911)