Syd Hoff would, in time, be remembered as a beloved children's book author and illustrator but in the beginning, he was a cartoonist, offering up this syndicated variant on LITTLE LULU, as here collected in a short-lived comic book in 1950.
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Friday, February 15, 2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
So we know Elvis was a comic book reader and we know he recorded a song called "Tiger Man." He didn't write it, though. That said, perhaps his decision to sing it was based on memories of reading about this guy? Hey, stranger things have happened!
Monday, February 11, 2019
Continuing the black and white trend, here's an unusual one, taken from the full-color comic book, TEEN-IN published by Tower Comics. Most of Stone's solo work from this period was in the sleazier b&w horror mags so it's nice to see this clean, creative usage of the medium. Why it was done this way in a color comic, though, I have no idea.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Here we have a little known black and white piece from LITTLE IODINE artist Al Scaduto. It's from a forgotten Nixon-era satire mag called GRIN that also featured some good comics--mainly political satire--from Frank Springer, Alan Kupperberg, Jack Abel, Jack Sparling, and Tony Tallarico.