Posts Tagged: vintage comic books

comic Lyndon Johnson

The Comic Tragedy of LBJ’s Great Society

A Presidents’ Day Memory from the vault. Holy Satire, Batman, Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird… it’s a plane….its SuperLBJ! 1966 was a year when comic strip superheroes POP! came to life and real life heroes SOCK! appeared

comic Lyndon Johnson

The Comic Tragedy of LBJ’s Great Society

A Presidents’ Day Memory from the vault. Holy Satire, Batman, Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird… it’s a plane….its SuperLBJ! 1966 was a year when comic strip superheroes POP! came to life and real life heroes SOCK! appeared

Vintge Comic Richie Rich

GOP Tax Scam – A Win For Richie Rich

Oh the poor, rich! Our hearts bleed for the long neglected 1% Finally their whiny desperate cry for help is not falling on deaf ears. Noble and righteous Republicans have come to their rescue riding on their high white horses

Vintge Comic Richie Rich

GOP Tax Scam – A Win For Richie Rich

Oh the poor, rich! Our hearts bleed for the long neglected 1% Finally their whiny desperate cry for help is not falling on deaf ears. Noble and righteous Republicans have come to their rescue riding on their high white horses

vintage comic electing our president

What’s Up With The Electoral College?

Do We the People  really get the choose our president? Americans chose Clinton but got Trump. A tough lesson to learn at the hands of the Electoral College. As we slowly come out of our  fog, does this election  feel

vintage comic electing our president

What’s Up With The Electoral College?

Do We the People  really get the choose our president? Americans chose Clinton but got Trump. A tough lesson to learn at the hands of the Electoral College. As we slowly come out of our  fog, does this election  feel

vintage comic book American presidents

How We Elect Our President- A Serious Topic in Classic Comic Form

In a time of great uncertainty, one thing is irrefutable. America will soon elect a new president.   Our long national nightmare of insults, spectacle, abuse and hyperventilation is nearly over, but who will stand alongside such illustrious company as

vintage comic book American presidents

How We Elect Our President- A Serious Topic in Classic Comic Form

In a time of great uncertainty, one thing is irrefutable. America will soon elect a new president.   Our long national nightmare of insults, spectacle, abuse and hyperventilation is nearly over, but who will stand alongside such illustrious company as

Vintage Millie The Model Comic

The Shame of Fat Shaming

Some folks believe gaining weight is the worst thing a woman can do. One of them is running for president. Setting the gold standard for misogyny, ( “No one demeans women the way I do, believe me”) Donald Trump has

Vintage Millie The Model Comic

The Shame of Fat Shaming

Some folks believe gaining weight is the worst thing a woman can do. One of them is running for president. Setting the gold standard for misogyny, ( “No one demeans women the way I do, believe me”) Donald Trump has

vintage love comics

Love is Love

Hours after the horrific news broke of the shooting at the gay nightclub in Orlando, the gunman’s father suggested to the media that the sight of 2 men kissing may have prompted his son to go on a killing rampage.

vintage love comics

Love is Love

Hours after the horrific news broke of the shooting at the gay nightclub in Orlando, the gunman’s father suggested to the media that the sight of 2 men kissing may have prompted his son to go on a killing rampage.

vintage comics PSA

What Donald Trump Could Learn From a Vintage Comic Book

Donald Trump’s “Good Neighbor” policy is appallingly un-American. Although sometimes it seems that all Donald Trump learned about life he learned from a comic book, clearly Little Donnie would have benefited from reading these Public Service ads that ran in 

vintage comics PSA

What Donald Trump Could Learn From a Vintage Comic Book

Donald Trump’s “Good Neighbor” policy is appallingly un-American. Although sometimes it seems that all Donald Trump learned about life he learned from a comic book, clearly Little Donnie would have benefited from reading these Public Service ads that ran in 

Body Shaming with Betty and Veronica

Meow! Calling  Amy Schumer to the rescue. Maybe the comedian extraordinaire who recently railed against being put in Glamour Magazine’s “Plus Size” issue,  can empower poor Betty at this head-scratching, body shaming attempt by flawless Veronica. When it comes to

Body Shaming with Betty and Veronica

Meow! Calling  Amy Schumer to the rescue. Maybe the comedian extraordinaire who recently railed against being put in Glamour Magazine’s “Plus Size” issue,  can empower poor Betty at this head-scratching, body shaming attempt by flawless Veronica. When it comes to

EC Comics Tales From The Crypt

Comic Book Tales From the Cold War Crypt PtI

1954 was a chilly year to be a Communist, a crackpot, or a comic book publisher all of whom were equally vilified. Cold war temperatures had sunk to arctic levels, causing a frightened public into a hysteria worthy of a

EC Comics Tales From The Crypt

Comic Book Tales From the Cold War Crypt PtI

1954 was a chilly year to be a Communist, a crackpot, or a comic book publisher all of whom were equally vilified. Cold war temperatures had sunk to arctic levels, causing a frightened public into a hysteria worthy of a

Mad Magazine cover 1972 Alfred E Neuman illustration

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad Magazine World

 Je Suise Mad Sometimes it seems as if the whole world has gone Mad. And in some ways it has. The attack on cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo has caused not only great grief but soul-searching raising the question about what

Mad Magazine cover 1972 Alfred E Neuman illustration

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad Magazine World

 Je Suise Mad Sometimes it seems as if the whole world has gone Mad. And in some ways it has. The attack on cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo has caused not only great grief but soul-searching raising the question about what