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Star Studded #nn (Cambridge House / Superior Publishers, 1945) featuring Ghost Woman.
Monster's resurrection from the likewise obscure 1947 Super Duper Comics #3 comes to mind), Cambridge House Publishing's brief foray into comic book publishing was forgotten shortly after it began in 1945.  But that obscurity plus a surprisingly strong original-material line-up that includes Captain Combat, Ghost Woman, and Commandette; and work by Bernard Bailey and early[...]
Strange Adventures #205 featuring Deadman.
Arnold Drake co-created a range of unusual properties for DC Comics and Marvel, including Doom Patrol, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Deadman.  Deadman's debut in Strange Adventures #205 along with legendary artist Carmine Infantino is a great example of Drake's signature hard-hitting style.  High-wire circus performer Boston Brand is a distinctly fascinating character who called[...]
The 47 Comics Creators Thanked In The Suicide Squad - And Those Not
But there are also a few notable names missing… Suicide Squad screencap John Ostrander (above) – creator of the modern-day Suicide Squad, co-creator of Amanda Waller, John Economos, Flo Crawley, and Briscoe. Luke McDonnell – artist on the original Suicide Squad series, co-creator of John Economos, Flo Crawley, and Briscoe. Ross Andru – co-creator of Rick Flag, co-creator of original[...]
Phantom Stranger #1 title splash for "When Dead Men Walk", art by Carmine Infantino, DC Comics 1952.
There's a copy of this man of mystery's debut in Phantom Stranger #1 CGC 4.0 available in this week's session of the 2021 May 16-17 Sunday & Monday Comics, Animation & Art Weekly Online Auction #122120 from Heritage Auctions. Phantom Stranger #1 title splash for "When Dead Men Walk", art by Carmine Infantino, DC Comics 1952. Although sometimes[...]
Batgirl's First Appearance Zooms Past $100K at Auction
The auction market for vintage comics has been incredibly strong over the past few months, but even in that context, this is an extremely impressive showing — and it's not over.  Detective Comics #359 is the first appearance of Batgirl (Barbara Gordon).  The cover story, "The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl!" was written by Garnder[...]
Batman Carmine Infantino Tiy Package Art On Auction Over AT Heritage
Batman artwork by Carmine Infantino is not going to pop up for purchase all that often, let alone something like this On auction over at Heritage Auctions right now is a piece of artwork from the iconic artist from the Kenner toys packaging for the animated series line in 1993 This stuff just does not[...]
How Was Batman Saved From Cancellation? Arlen Schumer Tells All
Arlen Schumer, author of the Silver Age of Comic Book Art, is giving two more of his live 'visualecture' webinars next week for the New York Adventure Club, on the life and works of Carmine Infantino and Joe Kubert Priced at $10, he's running them during the early afternoon on the East Coast, rather than[...]
You Could Be The Next Owner of This Batman 181 from ComicConnect!
The cover is a beautiful Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson piece, featuring the dynamic duo looking at each other with hate in their eyes, while Poison Ivy stands there looking smug Has she used her toxins to turn the pair against each other? The issue of Batman #181 up for auction at ComicConnect Image Credit: ComicConnect Another[...]
Trial of the Flash
It was a rather large story that took place in the Flash #323 through Flash #350 and was written by Cary Bates and drawn by Carmine Infantino Instead of the Thinker, though, it focused on the Flash being accused of the murder of the Reverse-Flash Plus the biggest difference, on the show it's Barry Allen[...]
Comic Book History Of Abra Kadabra
But let's put that aside for now and focus on the comic book history of Abra Kadabra. Abra Kadabra first appeared in The Flash #128 in 1962, created by John Broome and Carmine Infantino. In the 64th century, science has made stage magic obsolete. But one Citizen Abra wants to be a magician so bad that he is[...]
And Finally… The History Of The DC Universe, As It Was
Gilbert, Jim Starlin, Joe Kubert, Arthur Adams, Walter Simonson, Paul Norris, Mike Grell, Mary Wilshire, Andy Kubert, Gil Kane, Kurt Schaffenberger, Bob Kane, Curt Swan, George Pérez, Howard Chaykin, Jan Duursema, Carmine Infantino, Jim Steranko, Gray Morrow, Neal Adams, Murphy Anderson, Dave Gibbons, Gilbert Hernandez, Dan Spiegle, Frank Thorne, Ramona Fradon, Matt Wagner, Ernie Colon, Irwin[...]
Some Of The Tales Of The Batman: Carmine Infantino
DC Comics recently published Tales Of The Batman: Carmine Infantino collecting the stories that turned Batman away from his more campy side and in the direction of the Batman of today But are the choice of issues all they're cracked up to be? The solicitation reads, The "new look" Batman made his debut in 1964, and[...]
The Mount Rushmore Of The Comic Industry
Schwartz had a huge hand in what DC Comics is today but that hand was played behind the scenes. Carmine Infantino – An artist and editor, Infantino helped shaped DC Comics Silver-Age by taking the original Flash's Mercury inspired costume and replacing it with something much more sleek and iconic He also went on to be[...]
Help Get Bill Finger A Google Doodle For His 100th Birthday
Hill did it all." – Carmine Infantino (Artist and former DC Editor) Now a campaign to honor Bill Finger is underway, led by Nobleman and gaining some very big name support… the campaign is to get a Google Doodle for Bill Finger this year for what would have been his 100th Birthday, February 8th.   Fellow nerds, please[...]