Another collection of vintage photographs showing the comic books of yesteryear either on sale or being consumed by readers of the era. This vintage photo includes a boy reading MARVEL COMICS #1 26 May 1952 --- 1950s group of 5 children sitting on newsstand reading magazines comic books --- Image by © Camerique/ClassicStock/Corbis
Another batch of vintage photographs of comic book creators taken in years past. As usual, there are a number of these that revolve around Stan Lee, probably the most photographed creator of the era. Roy Thomas wearing the first Spider-Man personal appearance costume at a comic convention in 1966 A sleepy Herb Trimpe in the … Continue reading Comics Creators in the Wild 5
Featuring more assorted photographs from years past of vintage comic books either on sale or being read by the hungry audience of their day. These have been gathered from hither and yon by me over the years, so in most cases I don't know who took them, and what you see is what you get.
Once again, here are a batch of vintage photographs of comic book creators taken in years gone by. We might also call this feature "Stan and friends" since there are proportionately so many more Stan Lee photos from the past than anything else. Stan Lee in the Marvel offices, publicity photo circa 1980 Stan Lee … Continue reading Comics Creators in the Wild 4
I just ran across a bunch more of these, so here's another batch of photographs from the past either showcasing comic books on sale in their native time or else old comics being read by the audience of their era. Yes, that genuinely is DETECTIVE COMICS #27, the first appearance of Batman, in this magazine … Continue reading Comics in the Wild 7
It's always good to roll with what works. So here are a bunch more vintage photographs of assorted comic book creators in years past. Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, promotional photo, 1940. Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster (whose name is mispelled on that sign) at a promotional event for the premiere of the first Superman … Continue reading Comics Creators in the Wild 3
More old photographs gathered up over the years showing vintage comic books either on sale back in the day, or else being perused by readers of their era.
Well it just goes to show: you never know what is going to resonate with an audience. Last week's kickoff installment of Comics Creators in the Wild received more notices and attention than I ever would have thought it would. So that being the case, I figured I ought to follow up on it sooner … Continue reading Comics Creators in the Wild 2
Just like with our sequences on vintage comic books seen out and about in the world, so too do I have a relatively large collection of vintage photographs of writers, artists and editors either at work, in public or just generally goofing around. So why not show some of these vintage pictures off? Collected from … Continue reading Comics Creators in the Wild 1
Another assortment of photographs from years past depicting either comic books on sale or readers of the age catching up with their favorites. This image takes on a different connotation when you realize that this young reader and his family are being displaced to an Internment Camp for the duration of WWII. Going to the … Continue reading Comics in the Wild 5