In the art world, when you hear the word 'Americana' you think of Grandma Moses and Norman Rockwell. In the world of comic books Americana is defined by Archie Andrews and Riverdale. This quintessential story from the Golden Age of comic books has … [Read more...]
Have no fear: The Silver Age of Comics’ Daredevil turns 50… and he’s just getting started!
It's hard to believe that Marvel's Matt Murdock, the young boy who was blinded by a radioactive substance which endowed him with superpowers has now turned 50! This Silver Age comic book hero first appeared in print on April, 1964 in Daredevil#1. He … [Read more...]
They Did What?!? Silver and Golden Age Comic Book Facts You Never Knew
Avid collectors of silver age comic books and golden age comic books probably knows scores of crazy trivia about their comic collections. We might not all be so knowledgeable, however, and many of us will get a kick out of these interesting, strange, … [Read more...]
Silver age and golden age creations pack a wallop at the Box Office!
It’s probably not a surprise to our customers that some of the highest grossing films of all time are live action renditions of some of the most well known silver age and golden age comic book characters? Internet Movie Database's list of the … [Read more...]
Original Comic Art Pre-Code: Americans Thumb Their Noses at Authority
Does anyone remember when Democrat Tipper Gore went after the music industry in the 1980s? Although it captured big headlines, it wasn’t the first time that politicians tried to “save” the world from some of America’s most creative minds. In the … [Read more...]
Golden Age Comic Books: Rediscover the Macabre World of Menace
Are you the type of Golden Age comic book fan that has a mind for the macabre? If so, you might want to rediscover Atlas’ Menace Series before the month is through. It is widely considered to be an important collectible for three reasons: For … [Read more...]
What defines the Golden Age from the Silver Age of Comic Books?
The Golden Age of Comic Books is an epoch that saw a surge in the American comic book industry generally lasting from the late 1930s until the late 1940s or early 1950s. This period is noted for the birth of "modern" comic books, mostly defined … [Read more...]
Superworld Comics- The Place to Find Batman, Spider-man, Thor, Avengers, EC Comics and More
Superworld Comics- The Place to Find Batman, Spider-man, Thor, Avengers, EC Comics and More Remember the good old days when the most pressing questions in your life sounded something like this: 1)Who would win in a fight between Batman and … [Read more...]
Best classic comic book covers
We'll admit that trying to pick the best silver and golden age comic book covers is a bit like trying to pick your favorite ice cream flavor - there are so many great ones to choose from. That being said, there are a few classic covers that really … [Read more...]
Are My Old Comic Books Really Worth Something?
It’s one of those rainy Saturday afternoons and you’re straightening out the attic when you come upon some old comic books. After a quick trip down memory lane, you start to wonder: could these really be worth something? You’re not alone. In … [Read more...]
Punch #9 Great Unique Cover!
Comic book artist appearing on cover!
A fun self-reference! … [Read more...]
Insects with Super Powers
See some insects with comic book superpowers! Insects with Super Powers … [Read more...]
Killer Moth originated in Batman #63
Here is a post from Comic Vine. "The man who would become known as Killer Moth was originally inmate #234026 in Gotham State Prison. Deciding that the criminals of Gotham needed a guardian just as the honest citizens had Batman, he became determined … [Read more...]
Can you add more to the list?
We put our heads together and listed these insect related comic characters. Can you add more? Ant-Man, Insect Man, The Beetle, Blue Beetle, Yellow Jacket, Human Fly, Flyman, Spider-Man, The Tick, Scorpion, Green Hornet, Black Widow, Mantis, Killer … [Read more...]
What insects are missing from the Mister Mystery Cover?
I think I would have guessed scorpions myself because of the desert, but these ants are good and gruesome! … [Read more...]
Insect trivia? Why not?
What terrifying insects are missing from this cover of Mister Mystery #11? … [Read more...]
Insects have played a big role in comic books both as inspirations for superpowers as in our beloved Spider-man and as inspirations for villains like the dreaded Killer Moth or the Tarantula. You can get some inspiration yourself by studying these … [Read more...]