E. Nelson Bridwell was a writer for Mad magazine and for DC Comics. He was one of the writers for the Batmancomic strip and, in a cartoon in Mad, wrote the now famous catch phrase, "What you mean we, white man.". Mad is an American humor magazine founded by publisher William Gaines and editor Harvey Kurtzman in 1952. ... The current DC Comics logo, adopted in May 2005. ... The comic book character Batman (originally referred to as The Batman, and occasionally as The Bat-Man), is a fictional character and superhero who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. ... This article is about the comic strip, the sequential art form as published in newspapers and on the Internet. ... A catch phrase is a phrase or expression that is popularized, usually through repeated use, by a real person or fictional character. ...
When Nelson died in 1987, we decided to start a comic book company with stories that have plots and characterization, accurate history and science, appeal to a wide range of people, and feature characters who are heroic and likeable.
Nelson believed that comic books could be a universal medium and aimed his comics to all age groups.
Nelson was extremely well-read, incorporating mythology, Shakespeare, the Bible or any other religious text, history, science or the classics into his comic books.
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