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Chinese Pamphlets

There is no revolution without propaganda, all kind of propaganda, which includes a lot of printed material, like posters and pamphlets. Propaganda, to be efficent, has be emphatic with it’s message, using strong colours, or powerful messages or, and, be … 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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Happy Friday Monster Cat Blogging

It’s Friday and it’s thirteen! I’m going to make my contributions to Friday Cat Blogging and some horror. I hope you enjoy. Jaakko, a The Groovy Age of Horror (NSFW) contributer, posted about Biglie Humane (The Human Balls), a fumetti … Continue reading

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Comics Before Comics

The on-line exhibition from the Bibliotèque nationale de France Comics Before Comics (La BD avant la BD) presents precious panorama of the comics beginning. The visual travel begins with the ancient illustrated bibles made for Kings and the aristocracy’s books, … Continue reading

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John Held Jr.

The American illustrator John Held Jr. is most known his several works for cover of magazines like Judge, College Humor and Life. In addition to his archetypical flapper illustrations, during the same time Held also did cartoons in a 19th … Continue reading

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Detective Comics

The comic book Detective Comics have been by DC Comics since 1937. With more than 800 issues now published, it is the longest continuously-published comic book in the United States, remaining a monthly publication as of 2007. A great collection … Continue reading

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Yvan Delporte (1928 – 2007)

The comics writer Yvan Delporte (EN) passed away on March 5, 2007. He was the editor-in-chief of Le Journal de Spirou (Spirou), a Belgian magazine, between 1955 and 1968 during a period considered by many the golden age of Franco-Belgian … Continue reading

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The Original Black Cat Covers

I don’t remember when datajunkie posted for the first time about The Black Cat, but I’m glad that he re-post several covers of this comic book, strips and illustrations of her tricks in The Original Black Cat. She has a … Continue reading

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The Surreal Adventures of Edgar Allan Poo

As a fan of Edgar Allan Poe‘s works is my duty follow an on-line comic called The Surreal Adventures of Edgar Allan Poo. The Surreal Adventures of Edgar Allan Poo is a series of children’s books created and written by … Continue reading

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