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More Patriotic Covers from The Golden Age of Comic Books

Independance Day is almost upon us and partiotic images are hard to miss.  During the war years, no Golden Age superhero evoked patriotic feelings more than Captain America, although on the Fourth of July many heroes jumped on this bandwagon with great … Continue reading

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Litigation, Golden Age Style – Part 1

Except for us lawyers, most people find reading cases tedious at best.  There’s no doubt that a fifty page opinion about copyright and contract  law would cure the most severe case of insomnia.  Nevertheless, those of us in the profession … Continue reading

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Golden Age of Comic Books Podcast #65 – Fifth Annual Christmas Episode!

Merry Christmas from the Golden Age of Comic Books Podcast and welcome to our fifth annual Christmas episode! For Christmas 2009, we tell the story of  “Captain Marvel and the Plot Against Christmas” from Captain Marvel Adventures #42 (January 1945). In … Continue reading

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Great Upcoming Golden Age Reprints

It seems that I have been focused on Golden Age reprints, lately.  Of course, with the cost of Golden Age comics being sky high, reprints are about the only way to enjoy the comics of old.  While a lot of … Continue reading

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Golden Age of Comic Books – October 17, 2005 – #20

In this episode we talk about the one and only Captain Marvel!  The “Big Red Cheese” made his first appearance in Whiz Comics #2 (#1) in February, 1940.  He had first appeared in ashcan copies of Flash Comics and Thrill … Continue reading

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