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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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Happy Easter from the Golden Age of Comic Books!

Happy Easter from the Golden Age of Comic Books! Easter is celebrated by many for the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but it is also the delight of millions of children as they wait anxiously to see what goodies the Easter … 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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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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