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Eando Binder

A pseudonym used by Earl Andrew Binder, Otto Oscar Binder

The most famous of the joint Pseudonyms used by US writers Earl Andrew Binder (1904-1966), who was born in Austria-Hungary and came to the US in 1910, and Otto Oscar Binder (1911-1975), who was the more active (and ultimately better known) of the two; after approximately 1934, when Earl became inactive as a writer, Otto continued to sign himself Eando Binder, so that some Eando Binder books they were all published after 1940; several contain pre-1935 material are collaborative and some by Otto alone.

They both used other pseudonyms as well; together, the brothers also wrote eleven stories as John Coleridge and one as Dean D O'Brien, while Otto alone also wrote as Gordon A Giles and, later, as Ione Frances (or Ian Francis) Turek (forms of his wife's maiden name), did some work under the House Name Will Garth, and finally published a couple of novels under his own name. A third brother, Jack Binder [John R Binder] (1902-1988), an illustrator, did much of the early drawing on Captain Marvel, which was regularly scripted by Otto. The brothers all retained the German pronunciation of their surname, with a short i.

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