Category Archives: comics

Ohio Cartoonists

During the summer and early fall of 2003 The Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library featured the exhibition Ohio Cartoonists – A Bicentennial Celebration shown in the Philip Sills Exhibit Hall of the William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library, The Ohio … Continue reading

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Stan Lee Tribute Artwork

Those who live in Los Angeles can enjoy the exhibition “Under the Influence: A Tribute to Stan Lee” on the Gallery 1988, until February 1. The other mere mortals, like me, can enjoy the neat art homages presented on this … Continue reading

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Friday Cat Blogging Stuff

Here are my collection of links with cats, specially saved to blog today. And before you run away complaining “Oh no, cat pictures!”, take a look on the images and their descriptions. They have cats, of course, but they aren’t … Continue reading

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Savage Chickens

Doug Savage is known for his humorous cartoons Savage Chickens drawn on post-its. The Savage Chickens is daily cartoon with an acid humour, and for your enjoyment has a feed available. And I must say that just now I’ve got … Continue reading

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Zakarella

The classic sexy comic books’ Vampirella had a Portuguese version: Zakarella, illustrated by Carlos Alberto Santos. On O Fantástico ilustrado por Carlos Alberto Santos (The fantastic illustrated by Carlos Alberto Santos), there are five covers of this Portuguese version and … Continue reading

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The Greatest Super Villain and Hero Costumes

Robert Berry, from the great pop culture site retroCRUSH, made a list of The Top 10 Greatest Super Villain Costumes Of All Time. The list includes: the Catwoman, Ming the Merciless, Black Manta, Poison Ivy, Dark Phoenix, the Riddler, Galactus, … Continue reading

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EC Science Fiction Comics

I never had a science fiction pulp book on my own hands, but in the last years I became an admirer of them, through several sites who kindly shared collections of those vintage books. EC Science Fiction Comics is one … Continue reading

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Comics with Problems

After the comics about heroin abuse and the Grenada Comic Book, the Ethan Persoff site now presents the not intentional funny Comics with Problems. “Pick a problem” and start reading to get the message. There are sad stories of unborn … Continue reading

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Tijuana Bibles

What should do someone that would like to enjoy of some very very naughty literature, also know as pornography, during the 1920’s or 1930’s in the U.S.? One of the options was the Tijuana bibles, also known as eight-pagers. They … Continue reading

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Beatsploitation in Kookie

It seems there are exploitation materials for all kind of areas: blaxploitation, sexploitation, nazi exploitation and now Beatsploitation. The Beatniks, the stereotypes of the Beat Generation, were the inspiration for the comic book Kookie, published by Dell Comics. Kookie herself … Continue reading

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