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Balmer, Edwin

Born: 1883 AD
Died: 1959 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Authors, Editors

1883 – Born on the 26th of July in Chicago.

         – He wrote the catastrophe novels When Worlds Collide and After Worlds Collide.

         – The former of the two books was eventually made into an award-winning movie by George Pal.

1927 – Editor of Redbook.

1933 – With Philip Wylie, co-wrote novel "When Worlds Collide".

1938-1941 – Balmer also helped create the syndicated comic strip Speed Spaulding, partially based on the Worlds Collide series, which ran in the comic book Famous Funnies.

1949-1953 – Publisher of Redbook.

1959 – Deid on the 21st of March.