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Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

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 […]


A Golden Age Archie Christmas

I’ve always been a fan of Golden Age Archie comics.  It should also be pretty clear to anyone who has read the blog that I love Christmas, especially as it is depicted in the Golden Age of Comic Books!  While I’ve covered a lot of aspects of Christmas in the Golden Age, I’ve never mentioned […]


Golden Age Santa Claus Funnies – Ho, Ho, Ho!!!

One of the Golden Age of Comic Books perenniel Christmas favorites was the great Santa Claus Funnies published by Dell between 1942 and 1961.  I covered this title in The Golden Age of Comic Books Podcast Episode 55 in 2007, but thought it would be fun to showcase those covers as we approach Christmas, 2010.  Actually, […]


Merry Christmas from the Golden Age of Comic Books!

It’s time for the celebration of Christmas at the Golden Age of Comic Books Blog and Podcast!  I hope that you and yours have a wonderful Holiday Season, and that your time is spent with family and friends.  Here are a couple of Christmas covers from the Golden Age of Comic Books that are guaranteed to […]


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 this story, Captain Marvel foils the plot of Gouge Smith to deprive the orphans of […]

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