Thomas Edison has appeared in popular culture as a character in novels, films, comics and video games. His prolific inventing helped make him an icon and he has made appearances in popular culture during his lifetime down to the present day. He is often portrayed in popular culture as an adversary of Nikola Tesla.

Biographical works

Fantasy and science fiction

Historical fiction

Characters based on Edison

Other references to Edison

See also


  1. ^ Camping with Henry and Tom at the Internet Off-Broadway Database
  2. ^ Cremona, Patrick (17 January 2020). "Doctor Who Who was Nikola Tesla? Did he really have a rivalry with Thomas Edison?". Radio Times. Retrieved 19 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Time Warp Trio: Hey Kid, Want to Buy a Bridge?". Scholastic Corporation. Retrieved 19 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Night of the New Magicians (Now known as Merlin Mission # 7)". Retrieved 19 January 2020.
  5. ^ Jennifer Shaw “FINDING OZ “,, April 19, 2009