Tag Archives: Four Color Comics

Happy Easter from the Golden Age of Comic Books!

Happy Easter!  Here’s a classic Walt Kelly Easter cover from Four Color Comics (2nd series) #140 from 1947.  Enjoy!

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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 … Continue reading

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A Golden Age Fairy Tale

Comic Books in the early Golden Age weren’t just about superheroes (although a quick glance at the newsstands would have suggested otherwise).  There were other titles that featured great storytelling and even better art.  Take for example one of my … Continue reading

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Golden Age Reprints – Dell Tarzan

I was pleased to see that Dark Horse recently issued a new Dark Horse Archives featuring Dell Tarzan comics from the late 1940’s.  This volume, Tarzan, the Jesse Marsh Years, volume 1, features the Tarzan stories that appeared in Four … 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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