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find the four main sections of this site: home, fiction, history
and community. Within each of those sections, you'll find sub-catagories,
which can also be navigated to from the links on the right. This
page will alert you to any new additions or developments.
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New Leo Edwards Letters! [02.17.07]
I'm proud to report that we've been in contact with relatives of Bert Salg who have shared two letters (Letter one / Letter two)that reveal some fascinating insights into the relationship between the author and the artist, including some information on a proposed radio project about Jerry Todd and his Gang. See: the Letter Section
Two Stan Lee interviews name Leo Edwards as influence [02.18.07]
As Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics in the 1960s and 1970s, Stan Lee redefined the modern superhero, revived a dying industry, created a mythology and in the process became a cultural icon. With a bullpen of artists including Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, Stan introduced the world to Spider-Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, the Silver Surfer and countless others.
New Article [02.19.07]
Leo Edwards and His Giggling Pen
By Fredric Brewer. Article from The Wisconsin Academy Review, 1991.
New Article [01.15.07]
Bob Anderson Remembers Leo Edwards, Chapter 1
By Bob Anderson, long time fan of Leo Edwards.
Utica, Illinois celebrated it's sesquicentennial in 2002 and published
a booklet containing a history on the town where Leo spent nine
years of his youth. Read
what the book has to say about Leo.
(Gates) Lee (1913 - 2002)
We are saddened to report the death of Elizabeth Lee, wife to
Eugene "Beanie" Lee. Read
her obituary here.
Thanks to Rick Coleman of Utica, we received a recently published
news article: Boyhood
Tales: Popular author of 1920s, '30s used his memories of Utica
in penning kids' book series.
Landers and Sons General Store in Utica, Illinois: Inspiration and
workplace used by Leo in the Andy Blake books.
We recently recieved permission from children's author, Betsy Byars,
to republisher her article "Leo
Edwards and the Secret and Mysterious Order of the Freckled Goldfish".
Jacket Cover Gallery
real find for collectors is a book of Leo's with the original
dust jacket. We assembled a gallery of all the covers.
you'll find all of the pictures from this site and more.
Shelby, OH house found![08.25.02]
Due to the investigave prowess of Fred Reid the house that Leo lived
in while in Ohio has been located. test