Great article with info and pictures of horror comics from the 1950s

Not the entire book, but enough to fill in a lot of gaps about King Kirby

thebestthingsinthewolrd:

Newsboy, Indianapolis, 1908.

A few decades before our show, but a solid representation of the popular image of a newsboy.

thebestthingsinthewolrd:

Newsboy, Indianapolis, 1908.

A few decades before our show, but a solid representation of the popular image of a newsboy.

comicbookcovers:

Strange Adventures #29, December 1953, cover by Murphy Anderson

seanhowe:

Here’s an audio recording of Stan Lee announcing Steve Ditko’s departure from Marvel Comics, 1966. No joke!

This is the event that ends Chapter Two of my book Marvel Comics: The Untold Story. (The sound improves at the two-minute mark.)

Smilin’ Stan throws Steve Ditko under the bus.

Stan and Steve had a problematic relationship.

He seems nice…

(Source: arcaneimages)

themarvelageofcomics:

The Sign Of A Good Comic, 1949.

unhallowedconsecration:

Seduction of the Innocent

dirtyriver:

Head on over to Print Mag to see excerpts from the comics Wertham found objectionable. A pretty good opportunity to learn more about Wertham’s own obsessions and neuroses.

comicbookcovers:

Zip Comics #4, May 1940, cover by Charles Biro

Good gravy, that’s….Freudian.