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Informative comic book discussion in a visual historical context.
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 23
The new CBH Motion Comic is here, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster’s Dr Mystic The Occult Detective from Comics Magazine 1, 1936 for Centaur Publications. Siegel and Shuster sadly passed away in the 1990s, and CBH dedicates this motion comic to them and thei…
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 23
Daniel Clowes discusses purist Batman fans that rose from the 1966 Adam West TV series and discount the newer media available in 1995 when Batman Forever was released.
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 23
CBH Motion Comic 3: Siegel and Shuster's Dr. Mystic The Occult Detective,1936 animated by Alex Grand
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 22
Replying to @read_more_comix
Thanks for listening Ray. Same here, Chaykin is a great comic creator.
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 16
In the last CBH Podcast with Howard Chaykin, we ask Howard about George Lucas asking for him to draw the first Star Wars issues for Marvel. Chaykin mentions that Lucas owned a comic shop and likely based Han Solo off his Cody Starbuck. Chaykin also had…
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 14
Alex Grand and Jim Thompson interview Howard Chaykin in part 2 discussing his work on American Flagg, the Shadow, Time Square, Blackhawk, Alan Moore, Frank Miller, Black Kiss, Cyberella with Don Cameron, his Television career, Legend with Russ Heath, Haw…
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 14
Listening to "CBH Podcast 43: Howard Chaykin, Dark Prince of Comics part 2 with Alex Grand and Jim Thompson" at
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 14
Daniel Clowes 1990s Eightball Comics has some unique panels
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 14
Some of the standalone panels in 1990s Eightball Comics make their own interesting statements.
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 13
[Podcast] CBH Podcast 43: Howard Chaykin, Dark Prince of Comics part 2 with Alex Grand and Jim Thompson
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 12
One of the highlights of the late 20th century independent or alternative comics other than Hate Comics was Daniel Clowes Eightball Comics starting in 1989 and went well into the 1990s. My favorite story arc is the very lynchian multi issue journey of L…
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 12
One of the highlights of the late 20th century independent or alternative comics other than Hate Comics was Daniel Clowes Eightball Comics starting in 1989 and went well into the 1990s. My favorite story arc is the very lynchian multi issue journey of L…
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 12
Replying to @sirpaulocosta @nearit
Thanks for sharing !
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 12
DocuSeries 30: Steve Ditko, co-creator of the Marvel Universe part 2 of 2 by Alex Grand
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 12
DocuSeries 12: Steve Ditko, co-creator of the Marvel Universe part 1 of 2 by Alex Grand
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 11
2015 photo of Steve Ditko, confirmed by his nephew Mark Ditko. Co-creator of Spider-Man and Dr Strange, and creator of many other characters and concepts.
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 9
Mark Evanier connected Steve Gerber with employment to Hanna Barbera comics writing and then animation with Ruby Spears' Thundarr the Barbarian with Jack Kirby. Gerber was also approached to make a graphic novel by Dean Mullaney for Eclipse, which he di…
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 9
Parody is generally legally okay if using a character's likeness one time for entertainment value. In 1983, Dave Sim used Wolverine's likeness on the cover of his Cerebus 54, 55, and 56 which increased sales on his comic book. He did it three times con…
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 9
Parody is generally legally okay if using a character's likeness one time for entertainment value. In 1983, Dave Sim used Wolverine's likeness on the cover of his Cerebus 54, 55, and 56 which increased sales on his comic book. He did it three times con…
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ComicBookHistorians Jun 9
Steve Gerber lost Howard the Duck to Marvel in 1978 and was offered to write him again in 1996, but Marvel was going to have other writers write Howard after. Gerber/Larsen coordinated a Savage Dragon/Destroyer Duck/Spider-Man/Howard cross over in 1996.…
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