Happy Independence Day from the Golden Age of Comic Books! Here’s a great July 4th cover from 69 years ago, Captain Marvel Adventures #26. Although this comic has a cover date of August, 1943, it was on the stands during the month of July. I hope everyone had a great July 4th for 2012!
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I received a press release today from the Hero Initiative about the release of this book in digital format. If you are interested in learning about the early days of Mad and the life and times of the eccentric Mr. Gaines (1922-1992), download this great (and historical) book. It has been out of print for many, [...]
Here’s a classic Goofy cover from Walt Disney’s Comics & Stories #5 (1941). Happy Valentine’s Day!
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 [...]
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 [...]