Saturday, January 16, 2021

Today in Comics History, January 16, 1942: Fellas, it's too rough to feed ya

How It Started:

from "Odyssey on a Raft" in Real Life Comics #11 (Pines, May 1943), creators unidentified

How It's Going:

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Today in Comics History, January 12, 1912: United States Mail travels faster than today

from "Scoops...Pictures to Remember" in Real Facts Comics #4 (DC, September 1946), pencils and inks by George Roussos

Today in Comics History, January 12, 1989: Superhero is called a hockey puck

from Kirby: Genesis: Silver Star #1 (Dynamite, November 2011), co-plot by Alex Ross, co-plot and script by Jai Nitz, pencils by Johnny Desjardins, colors by Vinicius Andrade, letters by Simon Bowland

Today in Comics History, January 12, 1891: Wilkie Collins suddenly has an inspiration

from Eclipso: The Darkness Within #1* (DC, July 1992), co-plot and script by Robert Loren Fleming, co-plot and breakdowns by Keith Giffen, pencils by Bart Sears, inks by Randy Elliott and Mark Pennigton, colors by Tom McGraw, letters by Gaspar Saladino

*Yes, the one with the fake plastic black diamond glued to the cover that gouges a hole in whatever comic you have stored in front of it.