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The New York Times Building, Park Row, circa 1873. Tim Flynn's Billiard Hall basement entrance visible foreground right.
The duo didn't skip a beat and were able to maintain operations while setting up in a new location. It was also just a few days after Tousey and Munro published Boys of New York #28, the debut of the Frank Reade franchise, which would help change the course of science fiction in America. The four men[...]
Boys of New York #749, December 21, 1889, published by Frank Tousey.
Everything will be from before 1940, and most of it will be from before 1920. Boys of New York #749, December 21, 1889, published by Frank Tousey. The following article about story papers and their publishers appeared in an 1889 Garden City, Kansas newspaper (and presumably elsewhere) While the numbers are pretty dubious, the "pecking order", so[...]
P.T. Barnum, Steampunk, And The Fan Convention Of 1889
Munro, who some might know was technically the publisher of the first Frank Reade story in Boys of New York, though he and soon-to-be-rival publisher Frank Tousey split not too long after that. You know how we periodically  work ourselves into a fuss over terms like 'comic book' and 'graphic novel' and whether they really fit?  Same[...]