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Dynamites Pulp Nostalgia Specials Covers By Robert Hack Are Quite Nifty

Dynamite's Pulp Nostalgia 'Specials' Covers By Robert Hack Are Quite Nifty

We celebrate and cherish our pulp fiction heritage in comics a great deal, and especially look back to the painted cover art that has so strongly made a visual impact on comics. Recently, Dynamite Entertainment released their "specials", double-sized stories in prestige format for The Avenger, The Shadow, and Doc Savage. I have a big […]

Captain Midnight – A Little Cultural Archaeology

Captain Midnight – A Little Cultural Archaeology

Batton Lash wrote an introduction to the second volume of collected classic Captain Midnight comics published by Dark Horse, stating that in his childhood, "certain characters were so popular in their day that they were still referenced long after they dropped off the pop culture", and his experience is in some ways similar to my […]