Comics

An ode to Jack Kirby. If you weren’t a fan before reading this article – you will be after reading it. Sad that his talents weren’t appreciated during his lifetime.

Why 2017 is the year of Jack Kirby, comics’ most influential creator This August marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of comic book artist, writer and editor Jack “King” Kirby. But 2017 would be his year anyway. Kirby’s Marvel Comics heroes, such as Captain America, the Avengers, the X-Men, the Hulk and Thor, are…

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I’m helping here with the never ending search for a new comic book story line.

  The Ever-Optimistic World of Vintage Comics for Newlyweds On my internet travels today, I came across an old American comic genre for young newlyweds. Young Brides and the Secrets of Young Brides, provide an eye-opening peak into popular culture before the sexual revolution. What strikes me the most about these cover pages is how…

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Do you own “Dark Horse” comics?

  Dark Horse’s Founder On Why Comics Are More Than Just “Men In Tights And Capes” Despite the fact that he has always been a voracious comic book reader-he learned to read by first grade-Richardson used to feel that there was a stigma around comics, particularly when he was a self-conscious college student. Founder of…

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Correct me if I’m wrong (please!) but it seems like you have to be a real pirate aficionado to have picked this bunch of pirate comics out of the millions of comics printed.

A hardy crew: 8 comic book pirates way cooler than Jack Sparrow All right you nautical nerds, it’s time for my controversial opinion that I just happen to be revealing the week that Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales opens in theaters: Jack Sparrow isn’t that cool.   We don’t have a…

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Do you agree with this articles analysis?

  Why Is DC Comics Doing a Better Job of Celebrating Jack Kirby’s 100th Birthday Than Marvel? This year would’ve marked comics icon Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday. To celebrate a man who contributed so much to the world of comics, publishers are out in force to celebrate Kirby’s legacy… though some are doing more than…

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Which one of these “most valuable” comics would you purchase if you had the money?

The 20 most valuable comic books ever sold Whether you’re a fan of the Dark Knight or prefer the innocence of Archie, everyone loves a good comic book. But which are the most valuable to own? We’ve gone through the record books to pick out the most valuable comic books ever sold. To keep them…

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Is R. Crumb one of your favorite comic artists? Well one of his works that’s worth a bundle.

Original Comic Art Sets New Record Price At Auction An original cover by underground comix artist Robert Crumb sold for $717,000, a new record price for a piece of American comic art, at the Heritage Comics and Comic Art Auction that closed yesterday. Two other Crumb pages sold for close to $200,000 each and work…

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Comics 1940-1950 before women wore very little in comic books – at least in the ‘girl’ comics.

10 Long-Forgotten Mid-Century Girl Comics | Comic books weren’t always superheroes and horror stories; there was an entire genre of girl comics. They came in romance, comedy and action varieties – all featuring a female lead character. So, let’s have a look at 10 from the 1940s and 1950s featuring some long forgotten comic book…

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Do you have a favorite Wonder Women comic?

18 Most Essential Wonder Woman Comics After so many iterations of Batman and Superman portrayed on film and television, it seems like Hollywood is finally ready to catch up with the third member of the DC Comics Trinity – the legendary Wonder Woman .   We have a new archival product that you’re going to…

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Where has this Amazing Comic Book Art Been all My Life?

Where has this Amazing Comic Book Art Been all My Life? I won’t pretend to be a comic book connoisseur. My brother and I collected Tintin books for our father to read to us before bedtime and well, that’s about as far as it went for my foray into the graphic arts world. We have…

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