Dan DeCarlo Archives

Marvel's My Friend Irma and Hedy De Vine by Dan DeCarlo.
Issues of New Fun Comics among other very early releases will probably be mentioned. Marvel's My Friend Irma and Hedy De Vine by Dan DeCarlo. But when I started asking collectors about vintage Marvel comic book rarity, the reaction was very different.  One collector responded with an anecdote.  When this collector asked a high net-worth Golden Age[...]
Jetta (Standard/Better/Nedor, 1952-1953).
The Yowp Hanna-Barbera blog contains some incredible detail on the series.  But it might just be that the ultimate influences for The Jetsons are many, and sometimes obvious.  Certainly, one can point to a legion of pulp and magazine stories and illustrations where such ideas had been seen before.  Even so, it's almost impossible to look[...]
My Girl Pearl #5 (Atlas, 1957)
After a successful 46-issue stretch that saw the comic book series outlast every other part of the radio/tv/movie franchise, Marvel's licensed comic book title My Friend Irma ended its run on the newsstands in October 1954.  Stan Lee and Dan DeCarlo immediately continued My Friend Irma's theme of the misadventures of a beautiful but ditzy[...]
My Friend Irma #5 (Marvel, 1950)
The comic strip began syndication on September 11, 1950 and was reportedly taken over by Stan Lee and Dan DeCarlo in 1951, although the strip seems to have ended in mid-1952. Interestingly, the Marvel comic book version of My Friend Irma outlasted every other part of the franchise.  Dan DeCarlo provided covers and most of the[...]
Millie the Model #41 (Atlas, 1953) cover by Dan DeCarlo.
Legendary comic book artist Dan DeCarlo is best remembered for a style that came to define the look of Archie Comics by the end of the 1950s, but he made significant and earlier contributions at Marvel as well.  The artist's sweet, funny, and polished style of drawing beautiful women in humorous situations for Marvel titles[...]
But did you know the vivacious red-head made her first appearance in Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #320? In 1982 Dan DeCarlo unleashed Cheryl into the world, only for Archie Comics to quickly put her on a semi-hiatus due to parental uproar over the overtly sexy Cheryl She would then reemerge in the 90's thanks[...]
Lauren Looks Back: the Josie and the Pussycats film
Kaplan and Elfont also took great care to flesh out Dan DeCarlo's mostly one-note comic characters and how they would react to a consumerist world In an interview with Buzzfeed News, both directors chimed in on their inspiration; "We thought about what was going on with music at the time, what we wanted to say — TRL was[...]
archie comics
The early Sabrina stories are fun and whimsical, thanks in part to Dan DeCarlo's art. Pay attention to the little details around Sabrina For instance, her head witch Della was named "Miss Hex Appeal of 1962" Della herself steals every scene, as she is drawn to entice and possibly invoke specific feelings from readers George Gladir's[...]
Complete Sabrina The Teenage Witch 1962-1971 Review – Do You Believe In Magic?
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Sabrina was introduced to the world in Archie's Mad House #22 in 1962, from writer George Gladir and Dan DeCarlo The little 5 page story would turn out to be one of Archie's most enduring franchises, spawning various comic titles, a movie, and one of the most loved television shows of all time Honestly[...]
Archie's Coloring Book: How Would Betty Look As A Redhead?
There's 128 pages featuring art from Dan Parent, Gisele Lagace, Harry Lucey, Dan DeCarlo, Rex W Lindsay, and more If you're a die-hard Archie fan (or just like these coloring books), I highly recommended Archie's Coloring Book I'll likely xerox pages from the book so I can have it for a long, long time Don't[...]
B&V Friends Comics Annual #253
  According to Dan Parent, Archie will be doing a number of fairly tale stories for the classic Archie line. In this issue of Betty and Veronica
So Much Archie – Archie 1000 Page Comics Compendium
You have stories from Pat & Tim Kennedy, Fernando Ruiz, Stan Goldberg, Dan Parent, Jeff Schultz, Dan DeCarlo, Rex W Lindsay, Doug Crane and much more By having so much variety, you also get a good chunk of vintage Archie stories as well.  Classic Archie was never difficult to read There's no problem a quick[...]
National Cartoonists Society Original Art Auction Is Now Live
Donated items include pieces from Bill Morrison, Bruce Timm, Dan DeCarlo, Dean Yeagle, Stan Sakai, Sergio Aragones and many more We mentioned this auction back in November, but the items are now up on ebay. Two of the pieces that caught my eye was this hat donated by Dan DeCarlo and featuring drawings on it by DeCarlo,[...]
Alan Is A Heartbreaker. Josie And The Pussycats #4
Anyone who's ever had their heartbroken can absolutely relate to this. All of the characters have come such a long way since Dan DeCarlo introduced them They have always been brave and daring, but now they're just so much more They are now fleshed out and real, aside from being international superstars. [rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [...]
Love Can Melt A Frozen Heart: Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics #250
The story is short and sweet, which leads us into a classic Dan DeCarlo story There's an excellent mix of old and new, focusing on both Valentines Day and just the annoyance that is winter There's even a handful of Sabrina and Salem stories in this issue as well, which is always a welcome change. My[...]
The Wild Variations Of Alice In Wonderland To Be Collected By IDW Publishing
Folks like  Alex Toth, Walt Kelly, The Simon and Kirby Studio, Dan DeCarlo, David Berg, George Carlson, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Davis, R.F Outcault,Charles Schulz and more. This March, IDW Publishing and Yoe Books! are putting out Alice In Comicland The 160 page full-color book collect the wildly divergent versions from comic strips and comic books ranging from humor to horror[...]