Marie Sarafianos, later Sichrovsky, was a writer and editorial assistant at DC Comics in the 1950s.

She was born around 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, to James Sarafianos, a Greek immigrant and restaurant proprietor, and Gladys, nee Herrich.[1]

In 1946, Sarafianos attended the Packer Collegiate Institute junior college, where she was active in theater, choir, and glee club. After graduating from Packer in 1948, she attended Barnard College where she majored in English Composition and Literature.

Her first professional position was at DC Comics as an editorial assistant and writer. She worked on Superman and western titles.

Following her time at DC, she edited instruction manuals for the military, before moving to a career at Harper & Row’s Hoeber Medical Division, first as journals editor then as managing editor of medical books. She spent her last 17 working years at McGraw-Hill editing medical and chemical magazines.

Known BibliographyEdit

  • The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) #1
    • "The Rockies -- Nature's Stronghold"
  • All-American Western (1948 ) #123
    • "Gold Hunters"
  • All-Star Western (1951) #60-61
    • "Cowboys at Play"
    • "Ropes in Retirement"
  • Big Town (1951) #8-10
    • "Parrot Fever"
    • "Three O'clock in the Morning "
    • "Waterfront Sleuths"


  1. 1940 Census record