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Comics History Archives
Early 1950s Fiction House series Ghost Comics rivals even EC Comics for horror, suspense, and adult situations in the pre-Code comics era.
Various publications have called Petr Sadecky everything from a pathological liar to a secret capitalist pawn; the legacy of Octobriana is complicated.
Today we take a look at the depiction of communism and communist in comic books, specifically highlighting a book called Is This Tomorrow?
Taking a look at Barefoot Gen, a comic exploring what nuclear war looks like from the perspective of a six-year-old.
Jack T. Chick is generally not one of the first names brought up when comic fans discuss the greats of the industry...but this cartoonist and publisher
Rarely does one this nice pop up, but a CGC 6.5 copy of TMNT #1 ends at auction today on ComicConnect. Check it out and bid now.
Brush up on your comic book history with Comic Book Historians' live stream with Diamond Comic Distriburors' Steve Geppi - tongiht at 9pm EST!
Wu Zhang Xing, the publisher of the longest-running Chinese comic strip in the world, has passed away at age 98. As reported by The Star Online, he was
Thanos creator Jim Starlin did not mince words whatsoever when asked about the Trump campaign using The Mad Titan in a video message.
Donald Molony was called a hero in the aftermath of the 1945 collision of a B-25 with the Empire State Building. Then he became a comic book hero.
In the beginning, Superman could leap tall buildings. Conventional wisdom says his power of flight was introduced in the radio show but that could be wrong
Futurama's Bender appears to be inspired by Alex Schomburg's cover for Startling Comics #49 from 1948, the title's original Captain Future has Futurama ties
Did Man-Bat start the Bronze Age of comics and usher in the legions of monsterous anti-heroes that were to follow in the 1970s? It's a strong case.
Collectors sometimes wonder why Silver Age Flash and Green Lantern are so much more rare than their Marvel equivalents, and it's all about the reboot.
Marvel's The Avengers franchise may be unstoppable at the box office, but Justice League of America #1 in CGC 9.6 wins with vintage comics collectors.
We've covered a lot of chart-busting sales of the first appearance of Spider-Man in Amazing Fantasy #15 during the first decade of Bleeding Cool. It is
On our way to discussing Thor: Ragnarok art in this Comic Connect Event Auction, we discuss Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and having lunch with a Marvel character.
Hergé's first Tintin cover art has just passed the $1 million mark in auction bidding. The piece had a pre-auction estimate of $1.3 million.
Reading through Craig Yoe's excellent and surprising The Unknown Anti-War Comics is a sharp reminder of the shifting political realities of that era of
Many will tell you that the Captain Marvel who debuted in1939 in Whiz Comics is the original Captain Marvel. But there is another before Fawcett's.
The tree has been trimmed, the lights hung with care, and all about your household good cheer is abundant. This time of year is rife with reflection on
Fiction House title Planet Comics has long been considered one of the most collectible titles of the Golden Age. The combination of hard-charging and
On September 14, 1842, a publication which has widely been considered the first comic book to be published in the United States of America was released by
The story behind this particular Super Weird Hero starts -- as many such stories did in those times -- with a man named Everett "Busy" Arnold.
The Hip Knox story that Craig Yoe has chosen for inclusion in his Super Weird Heroes Volume 2 is one of my favorite weird tales in this book, but not just
If there's one thing that studying comics history has taught me, it's that there's usually a reason for Weird.
Yes, it's true: Steve Ditko invented the universal hand gesture for metal/rock. Gene Simmons of KISS picked it up from Doctor Strange, the rest is history.
Suspense Comics is a short-lived suspense/horror title best known for some startling covers, particularly the cover of this issue, which has become one of the best known covers of the Golden Age.
I've been revisiting old comics through the lens of world history lately, and the results are often surprising. We tend to think of comics as being influenced by film, books, and other media, and while they have been, it's far less true than one might think.