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 Promise Collection is an accumulation of 5,000 Golden Age comics, 95% of which are blisteringly high grade.
The debut of Adam Strange in Showcase #17 from DC Comics in 1958 came just as the space race was heating up.
Wonder Woman #98 is the breakpoint between the Earth-2 and Earth-1 versions of the Wonder Woman and an important Silver Age reboot.
J.C. Leyendecker's cover for the November 21, 1914 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, has sold for a record $4.1M at Heritage Auctions
Mixed media artist Jessica Von Braun sketches Star Trek / Green Lantern #1 in this slabbed sketch cover now up for auction. Sponsored.
Is Adventure Comics #46, cover-dated January 1940, Creig Flessel's best Sandman cover of this Golden Age DC Comics run?
Early Marvel Comics anthology title Mystic Comics was relaunched here under the editorship of Joe Simon, featuring Black Widow and more.
Issue for issue, Fox Features Syndicate's 1947-1949 run of the title Phantom Lady is one of the most sought-after titles in American vintage comics history.
Shazam villain Black Adam entered the DC Comics universe in a story for Shazam! #28 by E. Nelson Bridwell and Kurt Schaffenberger.
Marvel Premiere #1, cover-dated April 1972, resurrects "Him" and transforms the character into Adam Warlock.
Bring Comic-Con home to you with this original Rafael Albuquerque sketch cover for Marvel's Star Wars: Darth Vader #1. Sponsored.
Wonder Woman's origin has evolved since her debut in All-Star Comics #8, and Wonder Woman #45 is an important "origin retold" moment.
The 1950s was the decade of the dogs at DC Comics. Ace the Bat-Hound is an under-rated part of 1950s DC Comics.
The Phantom Stranger's rare 1952 debut at DC Comics is a fascinating artifact of its times and also not what you think.
I love a good key comic book controversy, and the appearance of Boba Fett in Marvel's Star Wars #42 from 1980 is a doozy.