Monthly Archives: June 2009

Live From Heroes Con – 2009 – More Matt Baker

We had a busy day at Heroes Con.  There was a large crowd and it seems that the dealers were selling a lot of books.  I saw some cool Golden Age titles and enjoyed talking to fellow podcasters and comics … Continue reading

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Live from Heroes Con – 2009 – Esoteric Funny Animal Comics

I am on the floor at Heroes Con 2009.  All of the comic book podcasters are in Indie Island.  I’m here at table 524 along side Comic Related, Comic Geek Speak and Comic News Insider.  If you’re at the show, … Continue reading

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Comics Then #5 – Comics’ First Great African American Artist

Here’s my final “Comics Then” column that was prepared for the now defunct Comics Now! magazine.  This column was to have been in an issue celebrating Black History Month, and I chose to write about the great Matt Baker.  Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Golden Age of Comic Books – June 15, 2009 – #61

The Golden Age of Comic Books Podcast is back with a celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Marvel Comics! Marvel Comics (known as Timely Comics then) got its start with the publication of Marvel Comics #1 (October-November 1939) and quickly … Continue reading

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The Trouble with “Famous First Editions”

Every few weeks I receive an email from someone claiming to have an “original” Batman #1, Detective #27, Action Comics #1 or Superman#1 and wanting to know how much it’s worth.  My first question is always, “What are the dimensions of … Continue reading

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