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Steve Ditko’s early stories: unreadable, but not utterly without merit.
Walt Disney’s Donald Duck “Lost in the Andes” by Carl Barks and Rich Tommaso is the first tome of a new Carl Barks Library.
Blazing Combat Editor and Writer: Archie Goodwin Original Publisher: Warren Publishing (1965-66) Re-published by Fantagraphics Books Blazing Combat was a war anthology edited and written by Archie Goodwin in collaboration with a dozen artists. It was also a commercial flop back in the sixties, getting canceled after only four issues. According to its publisher, James […]
“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 […]
For me, E.C. Segar’s Popeye remains, no matter what Noah says, not only one of the great comics of the 20th century but a great piece of Americana as well. It manages to combine hilarious slapstick, daffy absurdity, high adventure, sentimental melodrama and still create genuine emotion and care for the cast’s well-being. It deserves […]
You can help keep HU’s benefactors running and get a deal on exciting comics as well by participating in Fantagraphics’ 20% off everything on the website sale. Not to harp on this, but…I had to find out about this sale from Tom Spurgeon’s website, and there’s no mention of it on the Tcj.com page either. […]