More, more, more photographs from yesteryear featuring the comic books of long ago either on sale on newsstands and the like or in the hot little hands of readers of their era. Gathered over the years from hither and yon.
Another awesome assemblage of photographic images of comic book creators taken in years and decades past. Stan Lee with presentation board, circa 1976 John Romita, early 1970s John Romita and Stan Lee, circa 1970 Herb Trimpe, circa 1972 Mark Gruenwald at home, circa 1994 Not 100% certain who this is in the Marvel offices with … Continue reading Comics Creators in the Wild 7
More vintage photographs of old comic books on sale at their time of release or being read and enjoyed by the consumers of long ago. A window into another time!
You know the drill by this point, right? It's old pictures of comic book creators from back in the day! Bob Layton at a convention, 1980s. Me, Tom Brevoort, and Jack Kirby at a New York convention, 1990. I had only been at Marvel for six months. A trio of photos of Joe Sinnott from … Continue reading Comics Creators in the Wild 6
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