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The Surprising Trans-Themed Story in Space Adventures #7 from 1953

The Surprising Trans-Themed Story in Space Adventures #7 from 1953

Even in an industry that has produced a seemingly endless number of eccentric characters among the ranks of its publishers, Charlton Comics stands out.  The Connecticut company was started by two men who had met in jail, after all.  Despite that unlikely origin story, the publisher managed to attract an impressive roster of talented staffers[...]

Charlton Comics, The Movie That You Can Make Happen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ6gAHFo9QEJackie writes,Maybe you’ve heard of Charlton Comics, but probably not We are lifelong nerds, they existed right in our backyard, and we never heard of them until a year ago Charlton offers up an extraordinary piece of pop culture history, but sadly it has nearly been forgotten.We can’t let that happen[...]

Dick Ayers Dies, Just After His Ninetieth Birthday

He studied under Burne Hogarth and worked for Joe Shuster's studio, before drawing horror comics for Marvel-predecessor Atlas Comics and Charlton.However  he is best known for being Jack Kirby's inker in the fifties and sixties, primarily at Marvel Comics on the Fantastic Four, as well being as the penciller for Sgt Fury And His Howling[...]