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The “Real” First Issue of Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories

In the summer of 1935, Mickey Mouse Magazine began publication (there had been two previous giveaway titles bearing this name).  This magazine contained comic strip reprints, text pieces, games, puzzles and a lot of other fun content.  This title ran … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

For me, July 25th 2009 was “Christmas in July” for reasons other than just the date.  This weekend, I picked up a number of Golden Age (and pre-Golden Age) comic books, many of which were “Christmas” themed.  In fact, some … Continue reading

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Disney’s Fourth of July and Vacation Covers

As most of you know, I’m a fan of the Dell Disney Comics published under various titles and formats in the 1940’s and 50’s.  In the past, both on the Blog and the Podcast, I’ve covered my favorite characters, Uncle … Continue reading

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The Censorship Dilema

Not only am I a fan of the Golden Age of Comic Books, but in a way, I am a historian as well.  As a historian exploring the Golden Age I am sometimes frustrated by reprints that have altered the … Continue reading

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A Gigantic Giant!

After Dell began publishing its “Giant” series with Christmas Parade#1 (Disney) in 1949, they followed with a whole host of “Giants” featuring many of the popular Disney characters, Bugs Bunny, western stars, Nancy & Sluggo, Little Lulu and others.  These … Continue reading

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