Get Used to it, Lady…

Happy New Year, and welcome to the same old story…   At least in the comic pages sixty years ago, the standards of line art were fantastic, such as the panel above in Alex Raymond’s Rip Kirby.    Nowadays, not only do we have to put up with degrading and meaningless searches, but the comics that […]

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Do It At The Beach

If only we could… but the beach is either thousands of miles, or many months away right now.    Pretending the subway is a beach just doesn’t do it for me.   In Japan, maybe this subway maneuver works, but in Boston all we have these days are a bunch of  Homeland Security workers blowing “perfectly safe” […]

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Only a sample…

This “sample page” appears on Golden Age Comics blog, and makes me wonder if the wolfbane is blooming yet!    The artist, Howard Norstrand, was a prolific inker of horror comics in the 50s.  Thanks, Mr. Door Tree!

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Kiss me again, you drunken bum

“Another drink…  I’m already sloshed!” While searching for old Rarotonga comics with Antonio Gutiérrez art, I happened across this strange gem from 1951, which apparently is the first appearance of Rarotonga.   I’m sure there must be other examples, but so far I can only find a single cover of Rarotonga from the early series.

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