Dr Arnold T. Blumberg, owner of the firm ATB Publishing, is a consultant and frequent contributor on matters of pop-culture, contributing both to books and to fanzines, such as Whotopia. He also teaches courses on writing, media literacy, comic book literature, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and zombie cinema at the University of Baltimore and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Blumberg is a former editor of Gemstone Publishing and former curator of Geppi's Entertainment Museum in Maryland.
In connection with Telos Publishing, he co-wrote Howe's Transcendental Toybox with David J. Howe, contributed Doctor Who: Series 2 reviews for Second Flight: Back to the Vortex II, and has acted as designer on a number of Telos books including The Target Book.
As owner of ATB Publishing, he has published two essay collections on classic and modern Doctor Who, Outside In and Outside In 2, as well as the non-fiction historical book, Red White and Who: The Story of Doctor Who in America.
Short Trips[edit | edit source]
Blumberg was one of the winners of a writing competition held by Big Finish to find new authors. His winning entry, Stolen Days, was published in the anthology Short Trips: How the Doctor Changed My Life. He subsequently wrote Mardi Gras Massacre for Short Trips: Indefinable Magic.
Before Short Trips, he had written a number of short stories that were unlicenced by the BBC.
Unofficial fiction[edit | edit source]
For charity anthologies, Blumberg has written Morphic Resonance for The Cat Who Walked Through Time, The Science of Magic, and Vice Versa (aka Attack of the Gluons) for Missing Pieces, Satisfaction Guaranteed for Walking in Eternity, and another story for The Cat Who Walked Through Time II.
For The Doctor Who Project's short fan fiction, he has written the season 32 story The Soul Men, the story idea for the season 33 story Freedom Fighter, a major portion of the season 35 story Doctor Who and the Curse of the Jade Skull and the season 37 story Where Best Friends Are Made.