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Thomas Alva Edison

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Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph and a long lasting light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production to the process of invention, and therefore is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.

Edison is considered one of the most prolific inventors in history, holding 1,093 U.S. patents in his name, as well as many patents in the United Kingdom, France and Germany.


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Undead Edison

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Atomic Robo (2007)
Atomic Robo and the Deadly Art of Science (2010)
Atomic Robo Presents Real Science Adventures (2012)
Betty (1992)
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Burger King Kids Club (1994)
Dial H (2012)
Doctor Who (2012)
Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan Omnibus (2015)
Fight for Freedom! (1949)
Invincible (2003)
Jonah Hex (2006)
RASL (2008)
Tarzan (1996)
The Adventures of Barry Ween, Boy Genius (1999)
The Big Book of... (1994)
The Five Fists of Science (2006)
Uncle Scrooge (2015)

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