Archive for: history in covers

You are my Jean Grey, I am your Cyclops: A History of Marriage in Comic Book Art

Marriage in comics, without the deaths and/or ret-cons.

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The Comic Book Diet

Comic book ads for food (loosely defined).

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Classic and Not-So-Classic Superheroines: A Brief History in Covers and Panels

From Fantomah to Bat Girl

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Your Favorite Uncle – Uncle Sam in Posters, Cartoons, and Comics

To celebrate Independence Day, here is a collection of Uncle Sam images from various print media.

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White Hair, Blue Eyes, and Black(ish) Skin: A History of Storm in Comic Book Covers

Since her introduction in 1975, Storm has assumed many roles: mutant, superhero,  African goddess, pickpocket, claustrophobe, knife-fighting enthusiast, team leader, Black Panther’s arm candy, and fetish-fuel for Chris Claremont. This post is a visual summary of how artists portrayed Storm during the past three and a half decades.

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Super Santa: A Brief History in Comic Covers

Reindeer powers

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Exotic, Perilous, and Inscrutable: A History Of East Asian Portrayals in Comic Covers

From the 1930s to the present.

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