As we've spoken about before, the super hero fad of the mid-1960s was a juggernaut across popular culture. Reaching its peak during the frenzy surrounding the network premiere of the twice-a-week full color BATMAN television program, this hunger for all things super-heroic compelled publishers to make entries into the field of comic book publishing with … Continue reading Brand Echh: The Spirit #1
Tag: The Great Comic Book Heroes
Blah Blah Blog – The Ones That Did It, Part 1
A post from my long-gone Marvel blog about the comic books that finally made me a Marvel fan. The Ones That Did It part one April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General We've had some intermittent service this past week or two as we did some work on the website. … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – The Ones That Did It, Part 1
The Great Comic Book Heroes
This is cartoonist Jules Feiffer's nostalgic article about his experiences as a reader and an apprentice during the Golden Age of Comics which was later republished along with a bevy of classic comic book stories as the perennial reprint collection of the 1960s and 1970s--the first such book to reprint old comic book stories.
BHOC: THE GREAT COMIC BOOK HEROES
In January of 1977, I turned ten-years-old. And around that time, I would up getting my second book collection of vintage comic book stories–a book that, up until that point I didn’t even know existed. We found it in the remaindered section at Two Guys, a regional low-rent department store chain, kind of like the … Continue reading BHOC: THE GREAT COMIC BOOK HEROES