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PS Artbooks Softee Diamond Solicits August 2020; A Golden Age Treat

Want to read some classic Golden Age comics, but don't want to spend the money on buying original issues? PS Artbooks has been solving that problem for fans of that era for some time now, and in this week's Diamond solicits, fans will get to read even more into their favorite Golden Ager comics You[...]

An Affordable Piece of MLJ History: Suzie #51 at ComicConnect!

An Affordable Piece of MLJ History: Suzie #51 at ComicConnect

From Phantom Lady #17 to Batman #1, we've seen some of the best that the Golden Age world has to offer! For those of you who are looking for an affordable, if not off the beaten path of regular good girl art, look no further than Suzie #51.Suzie was introduced into the MLJ (Archie Comics)[...]

Own a Schomburg Finest in Thrilling Comics #60 from ComicConnect!

Own a Schomburg Finest in Thrilling Comics #60 from ComicConnect

Alex Schomburg is one of the most prolific and celebrated artists from the Golden Age of comics The Puerto Rican born artist had one of the most significant impacts on comic art during his lifetime, creating some of the most memorable and beautiful covers from that era Some of his most prolific covers include Startling[...]

ComicConnect's Event Auction Heats Up With Fight Against Crime #20!

ComicConnect's Event Auction Heats Up With Fight Against Crime #20

Pre-code comic collectors and late Golden Age fans should keep an eye on this Fight Against Crime #20 can be yours -- but only if you have a ComicConnect account! Accounts are free, and you never know what comic treasures you may find This particular auction ends May 20th and is part of Session 3[...]


Own a Piece of Batman History with Batman #1 from ComicConnect

Batman #1 is one of the most commanding books in the comic book universe. While it isn't the first appearance of Batman — that honor goes to Detective 27 — this is the first appearance of both The Joker and Catwoman. This beautiful book boasts a bright yellow cover with the dynamic duo flying over […]

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Diving Into the Comics Vault: Pep Comics #5

Welcome back to another episode of Diving Into the Comics Vault! We're now five issues into MLJ's flagship title, Pep Comics. This issue of Pep Comics features a rather striking cover. The Shield is underwater, fighting enemy subs. Artist Irv Novick did an exceptional job with making Shield look like he really was fighting underwater. […]

Allen Bellman, Marvel/Timely Artist, Has Passed Away at 96

Allen Belman, Marvel/Timely Artist, Has Passed Away at 96

Allen Belman, Golden Age artist who worked on Captain America, The Patriot, The Destroyer, The Human Torch, Jap Buster Johnson and Jet Dixon of the Space Squadron, All Winners Comics, Marvel Mystery, Sub Mariner Comics, Young Allies, and countless other books, has passed away He was 96 years old He was a staff artist for[...]

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The First Children of the Atom and the Lost Marvel Comics of the Atomic Age

We tend to think of comics as being influenced by film, books, and other media, and while they have been, it's far less true than one might think.The era of the early 1950s, a time that sits uncomfortably between the Golden Age and Silver Age, is far less studied than those two periods We've started[...]

AC Comics June 2018 Solicits

Golden Age Crime and Romance Abound: AC Comics June 2018 Solicits

AC Comics, continuing their tradition of reprinting Golden Age Comics, bring you Golden Age Greats Spotlight Vol 18 this June This edition will contain plenty of Golden Age crime and romance comics for your delight More details below.GOLDEN AGE GREATS SPOTLIGHT #18 Crime and romance comic books aimed at a largely adult audience made up a large[...]


The Highlights From This Week's ComicConnect Event Auction

Wow! What a week it has been for comic collectors. ComicConnect has had some real heavy hitters in their auction this week, and there has been something for everyone. I myself won a new Archie #1, finally filling the gaping hole in my cold, dead heart. Over the next few posts we'll highlight some of […]

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100 Jack Kirby Golden Age Covers For #Kirby100

So many, in fact, that although you might be familiar with much of his work from the Marvel Silver Age (the era which brought us the Avengers, Fantastic Four, Incredible Hulk, Thor, and on and on) and his 1970s DC work (Darkseid and more), you might not be quite so familiar with his work from[...]

The Powerful Popularity Of Superhero Comics During World War II

In 1940, writer Jerry Seigel and artist Joe Shuster (who created some obscure character named Superman), came up with a two-page comic for Look magazine titled "How Superman Would End The War." This story caused such an uproar with the Nazi party that Das Schwarze Korps (the weekly SS newsletter) published an entire article blasting both[...]

Is Now A Good Time To Invest In Wonder Woman Comics?

Wonder Woman, in a word, is timeless. The character recently celebrated 75 years of being in the pop culture forefront, and finally has her own solo movie on the way. Wonder Woman debuted in All Star Comics #8, which has recently seen a surge in popularity. According to the Overstreet Price Guide, a good copy […]

Lauren Looks Back: The First Four Disney Films.

Talking mice, daring princesses, and timeless stories. Walt Disney created a legacy, and left his mark on pop culture world wide. His earliest animated pieces are some of my personal favorites, from Oswald to Sleeping Beauty. His early Alice shorts are fascinating to watch, as he combined live action with animation, a feat that hadn't […]

World Of Archie Double Digest Magazine: The Snowpocolypse Hits Riverdale

There’s also a good 5-6 golden age reprints of Wilbur, Suzie, and even Super Duck As a kid the digests would sometimes have reprints, but nothing of this caliber The only real problem I could see with these reprints, is young readers mixing up Wilbur’s Linda and Laurie for Betty and Veronica I would also[...]

Roy Thomas Tells The War Years Of Batman, Superman And Wonder Woman

Go take a look.Golden Age reprints of DC Comics from someone other than DC? It appears so.Batman: The War Years 1939-1946 (W) Bob Kane, Bill Finger (A) Bob Kane, Shelly Moldoff This new compilation of comic books from the early years of Batman details his involvement in World War II For many readers, this is the first time ever[...]

Big Things Come In Tiny Packages – Matchbook Comics

Brian John Mitchell writes for Bleeding Cool:So… I make comics the size of a pack of matches.  They’re kind of my thing.Telling stories in 40 panels that harkens back to the Golden Age when comic stories were self-contained & only 4-6 pages long.  Stories that are a mix of fun & tragedy & intellectual &[...]

Jonathan Ross And Tommy Lee Edwards Part Ways On The Golden Age

I understand that Jonathan Ross and Tommy Lee Edwards' upcoming comic The Golden Age, about superheroes in retirement, will not be going ahead as planned But it will be going ahead.They both worked on Turf, Ross' first comic, published by Image, and then serialised in CLiNT Magazine The Golden Age was to have been a[...]

DC Comics Liquidates Hundreds Of Archives And Showcases

5Golden Age Doctor Fate Archives Vol 1The Golden Age Flash Archives, Vol 1The Golden Age Flash Archives, Vol 2 Golden Age Green Lantern Volume 1The Golden Age Green Lantern Archives, Vol 2Golden Age Hawkman Archives, Volume 1Golden Age Sandman Archives, Vol 1The Golden Age Starman Archives, Vol 1Golden Age Starman Archives Vol 2Gotham[...]

Sunday Trending Topics: Alan Scott

The big news story of the week continued on Sunday: Well, at Phoenix Comic Con, I had a much stronger source confirm to me that, yes, it is indeed Alan Scott. On that basis I feel confident in calling it. Keep your Earth 2 #1 in good nick, and start queuing up for Earth 2 […]