Born: 1899 May 20 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Died: 1974 December 26 in Naples, Florida, United States

Biography: Additional biographical information found in:
Alter Ego (Twomorrows, 1999 series) #34 (March 2004).
Cartoonist PROfiles (Jud Hurd, 1969 series) #27 (September 1975)

Arnold's first job was in press manufacturing with R. Hoe and Co. From circa 1922 to 1923, he worked as Eastern sales representative for Goss Printing Press Co.

Busy Arnold was the printer for William H. Cook and John F. Mahon of their Comics Magazine Company comic book titles, circa 1936 to possibly 1937. He worked as vice president for Greater Buffalo Press, from circa 1933 to 1938.

Arnold continued as publisher for Quality Comics, partnering early Frank J. Murphy and Frank J. Markey starting in 1937 and continuing until company was sold to DC in 1956. Is known to have written one unknown Blackhawk story in 1941.

Busy's work in printing, selling presses to Eastern Color Printing and McClure Syndicate helped those companies towards success. Through his connections with the Greater Buffalo Press, Arnold help the development of the Spirit Sunday sections.

From 1956 to 1957, Busy started Arnold Magazines, Inc., mostly focusing on fiction digests and a photography magazine.


    Busy Arnold Type: Pen Name

Other Names:

  1. E. M. Arnold Type: Pen Name
  2. Everett M. Arnold Type: Pen Name
  3. Everett Munyon Arnold Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Everett Munyon Family name: Arnold


  1. Brown University ? to ?


  1. Parent of - Richard Arnold