We just got a new dog a couple weeks back--a lot smaller than Leif, here--so I thought I'd run a dog story, one of so very many that dotted early comics.
Friday, June 30, 2017
Thursday, June 29, 2017
When I first encountered Wildcat, he was being drawn to look as much like Batman as possible. He also teamed with Batman endlessly in B&B which flummoxed young me because Wildcat was supposedly on Earth TWO! Well, here he is in his glory days, complete with requisite goofy sidekick that all the AA characters (and some of the DC ones, too) had!
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Yank Wilson-Jack Farr-1939
Here's an early attempt at a serious strip by the usually humorous Jack Farr, already with his recognizable title lettering and colorful--if slightly wordy here--panels.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Freddy Fixit-Nutty Comics-1947
Monday, June 26, 2017
Jughead works well as Sad Sack in this, one of the odder Jughead stories out of a series that prides itself on odd stories.
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Friday, June 23, 2017
Ivy and Mervin-Mike Roy-1953
When I was growing up I used to think Mike Roy was the same as Mike Royer! Nope. Roy had a long and successful career before Royer even entered the field.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
The Empress of Belzar-Bernie Krigstein-1952
Here's another Krigstein attempt at fitting in before he just let his creative style run wild with innovations.
Monday, June 19, 2017
The Great Voodini-Jon Smalle-1941
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