Roy Thomas Birthday, Date of Birth

Roy Thomas

Roy William Thomas Jr. (born November 22, 1940) is an American comic book writer and editor, who was Stan Lee's first successor as editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. He is possibly best known for introducing the pulp magazine hero Conan the Barbarian to American comics, with a series that added to the storyline of Robert E. Howard's character and helped launch a sword and sorcery trend in comics. Thomas is also known for his championing of Golden Age comic-book heroes – particularly the 1940s superhero team the Justice Society of America – and for lengthy writing stints on Marvel's X-Men and The Avengers, and DC Comics' All-Star Squadron, among other titles.

Among the comic characters he co-created are Wolverine, Vision, Carol Danvers, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Ultron, Man-Thing, Red Sonja, Ghost Rider and Valkyrie.

Thomas was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2011.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Friday, November 22, 1940
Place of Birth
Jackson
Age
80
Star Sign

The November 22, 1940 was a Friday under the star sign of . It was the 326 day of the year. President of the United States was Franklin D. Roosevelt.

If you were born on this day, you are 80 years old. Your last birthday was on the Sunday, November 22, 2020, 59 days ago. Your next birthday is on Monday, November 22, 2021, in 305 days. You have lived for 29,279 days, or about 702,696 hours, or about 42,161,788 minutes, or about seconds.

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22nd of November 1940 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on November 22, 1940

News and Notes of Art

Date: 23 November 1940

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DIVIDEND NEWS; Beech Nut Packing

Date: 22 November 1940

Divds

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Advertising News and Notes; To Promote New Cigarette

Date: 22 November 1940

Ad plans

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Advertising News and Notes; Papers Best for Product Story

Date: 23 November 1940

Established

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FINANCIAL MARKETS; Stocks Close Heavy After Making Moderate Price Additions--List Keyed to Foreign News

Date: 23 November 1940

Mex stock markets advance on expectation of improved relations

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Excerpts From White Paper on Nazi Activities Here Released by the Dies Committee; The Transocean News Service

Date: 22 November 1940

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

Name mentioned in Dies com rept

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Food News of the Week; Fish Supply Cut in Half, Sending Prices Up When Post-Holiday Demand Is High

Date: 22 November 1940

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NEWS OF THE STAGE; Henry Hull to Withdraw From 'Conquest in April'-- 'Suzanna and the Elders' Closes Tomorrow

Date: 22 November 1940

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TIES WITH EMBASSY; Activities of Agencies for Post-War Business Are Revealed NEWS SERVICE EMPLOYED Seized Records Published to Show Work in Americas-- New Raids Ordered

Date: 22 November 1940

By HENRY N. DORRIS Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

Henry DORRIS

pub rept on German agents in U S; excerpts; names Chem Marketing Co and Dr F A Kertess, pres, as agents; cites Dr Zapp and Transocean News Service as propaganda agents and says activities were aided by German Govt and its diplomatic and consular reprs in U S; Zapp por; links Transradio Press Service with Transocean and cites A M Quisenberry, Transocean employe, as Transradio dir; names other persons and groups; Dr H Scholz, Boston German consul, comments

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NEWS OF MARKETS IN EUROPEAN CITIES; Diamond Shares Feature Rise in London Laid to King's Speech--Gilt-Edges Firm BERLIN RUN-UP CONTINUES Principal Issues Gain 3% or More--Prices Strong on An Amsterdam Bourse

Date: 23 November 1940

Wireless to THE NEW YORK TIMES

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