Vintage Paper Archives
Vintage Paper is about old comics and more: whether you're interested in the Platinum Age, the Golden Age, the Silver, Bronze, or Copper Ages -- or the history behind it all -- Bleeding Cool has you covered on that. Featuring articles and research from some of the best experts in the field for comics, pulps, dime novels, and much more.
The creation of comics legend Will Eisner, Lady Luck began life as a backup in The Spirit newspaper sections, but briefly got her own series.
Maurice Whitman is underrated artist of the late Golden Age, and his Fiction House covers on Jumbo Comics among others are among his best.
EC Comics title International Comics (continued for one issue as International Crime Patrol) doesn't get as much attention as it deserves.
57 years ago Marvel reintroduced its most popular Golden Age character to new audiences in Avengers #4, kicking the Marvel Age into high gear.
In which the elusive Liberty Comics #12 gives us a hook into understanding the wheeling and dealing of the comic book industry of its era.
With covers and art by Lou Fine, Joe Simon, Bob Powell and many others, Mystery Men Comics is one of the stand-out series of its era.
Doc Samson's 1971 debut in Incredible Hulk #141 from Marvel introduced another Gamma Radiation-powered character into the mix.
The Promise Collection is a group of unbelievably high grade comic books from 1939-1952, and 1941 is the dawn of Captain America Comics.
Science fiction, fantasy and horror pulp Weird Tales began in February 1928 and introduced the likes of Conan and Cthulhu to the world.
A really nice CGC graded copy of Star Wars Marvel Comics book Kanan #1 is up for auction at Heritage Auctions.
Taking bids at Heritage Auctions today is a CGC graded copy of SilverHawks #1 from Marvel Comics in the 80's.
DC's Black Canary soared to prominence from obscure and elusive beginnings in a Johnny Thunder backup story in Flash Comics #86.
Green Lantern villain the Harlequin appeared 8 times within a year in 1948/49, and provided one of the biggest plot twists of the era.
The female heroes fighting World War II in Fight Comics from Fiction House share a historical legacy with Wonder Woman.
Eddie Bentz pulled off some of the most legendary bank robberies in American history and some of the proceeds to fund his collecting habits.