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#10: The Fantastic Four, by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby, with Joe Sinnott, et al.

By the end of the first issue, cover dated November 1961, we’d been introduced to Mr. Fantastic, The Invisible Girl, The Thing, and The Human Torch, a semi-dysfunctional superhero family for the Atomic Age.

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Phooey From Me To You: I Yama Lonely Cowboy

“I bet one legend that keeps recurring throughout history, in every culture, is the story of Popeye.”  —Jack Handey Popeye was pretty far removed from his Golden Age when I was first introduced to him, probably through some combination of Hanna-Barbera’s The All-New Popeye Hour (1978-81) on Saturday morning television, whichever Famous Studios shorts were […]

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