Arnold T Blumberg

Adjunct Lecturer, Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, University of Baltimore

Arnold T. Blumberg has been a comics and pop culture historian and scholar his entire life. For 15 years he worked in various editorial capacities for Gemstone Publishing, serving as editor of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, co-author of The Overstreet Comic Book Grading Guide, and writing or editing numerous other publications and articles about comics history. He has taught courses in comic book literature as well as superhero media and mythology among many other pop culture topics over the past 15 years. In fall 2010, Blumberg's University of Baltimore course, "Media Genres: Zombies," garnered global press coverage; the course is still being offered today, and Blumberg has gone on to become a world renowned zombie expert, contributing to books, appearing in the documentary Doc of the Dead as well as on television, radio, online, and in his own podcast, Doctor of the Dead.

Experience

  • 2010–present
    Adjunct professor, University of Baltimore
  • 1999–present
    Adjunct professor, UMBC