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Posts from ‘December, 2011’

Fawcett’s Golden Age “X-Mas Comics” – Merry Christmas!

Like most people who celebrate Christmas, I prefer “Christmas” over the abbreviated “X-Mas”.  Nevertheless, Fawcett published some very cool Christmas themed comics in the Golden Age with the title, X-Mas Comics.  These comics featured stories with Fawcett’s stars, Captain Marvel, Bulletman, Spy Smasher, Ibis the Invincible and many others.  Of course, Santa was also featured […]


Joe Simon – Another Great One is Gone

Just a few days ago I wrote about the passing of Jerry Robinson.  Today, I am again saddened to report the death of another one of the greats of the Golden Age of Comic Books, Joe Simon at age 98.  Joe was, of course, half of the famous team of Simon & Kirby who brought […]


This Month in the Golden Age of Comic Books

Here’s another look at a number of the comics that were on the stands at various times in the month of December during the Golden Age of Comic Books. December 1937 – 74 Years Ago DC did not have any offerings in December of 1937.  Quality Comics published Feature Funnies #3 and Western Publishing was selling Mickey […]


A Tribute to Jerry Robinson – One of the Greats

I was particularly saddened to learn today that Jerry Robinson had passed away at age 89.  There have already been dozens of posts on the internet about Jerry’s passing.  He was one of the last of the great Golden Age artists.  More than that, he was a preeminent comic book historian and a staunch advocate […]


2012 Vintage Calendars from Asgard Press

A new year brings new vintage calendars from Asgard Press!  Once again, Asgard has created some really fantastic comic book themed calendars featuring memorable covers from Marvel and Archie Comics.  While the Marvel covers are not from the Golden Age, they feature some of the great Silver Age covers from a time when Marvel was […]