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George Seefurth Elrick Edit Profile
Elrick attended Northwestern University from 1939 to 1943 and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in English.
Elrick had a varied career, first working as a copywriter for Montgomery Ward in 1946, followed by a stint at Belnap & Thompson. In 1949 he joined Spiegel as an assistant retail advertising manager. Later, he became Grant/Jacoby’s creative director before becoming a motion picture scriptwriter for Jack Lieb Productions and then for Wilding, Inc.
In 1968 he began five years in motion picture production with Sanderson, Elrick & Thomas. He performed similar work at Dartnell Corporation from 1975 to 1983.
In 1983 he became principal corporate officer at Abstract Publishing, where he worked the rest of his life. He also found time to teach creative writing classes.
Elrick was also a columnist for "Stars and Stripes" a wartime newspaper during World War II.
- Major Matt Mason - Moon Mission 1968
- The Man From U.N.C.L.E. - The Calcutta Affair 1967
- The Lone Ranger Outwits Crazy Cougar (A Big Little Book 5774, A Whitman Book) 1968
- Batman and Robin in the Cheetah Caper 1969
- Spider Man Zaps Mr. Zodiac 1976
- Tarzan, The Mark of the Red Hyena 1967
- The Road Runner and the Unidentified Flying Coyote (A Little Big Book) 1980
- Science Fiction Handbook for Readers and Writers 1978
- Superman, Smashes the Secret of the Mad Director 1966
Elrick married Marilyn Jean Wharton on January 11, 1947. The couple had 2 children, Michael and Bruce.
1939 - 1943Northwestern University , English , Bachelor of Arts
1946 - 1947
1947 - 1949
1968 - 1973
1975 - 1983
1983 - 1997