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Boys of New York #749, December 21, 1889, published by Frank Tousey.

THE ISSUE Extra: Millions Made in Story Papers, 1889

Everything will be from before 1940, and most of it will be from before 1920.[caption id="attachment_1211070" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Boys of New York #749, December 21, 1889, published by Frank Tousey.[/caption]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,[...]

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[...]