Posts Tagged: vintage comic books

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

vintage Richie Rich comice

It Ain’t Easy Being Rich

Who said it’s easy being rich? Looks like tough times ahead for those trust fund comic kids Richie Rich and Veronica Lodge. In his state of the Union Address President Obama attacked what he calls the “trust fund loopholes” that

vintage Richie Rich comice

It Ain’t Easy Being Rich

Who said it’s easy being rich? Looks like tough times ahead for those trust fund comic kids Richie Rich and Veronica Lodge. In his state of the Union Address President Obama attacked what he calls the “trust fund loopholes” that

vintage comic NYPD Police 1968

NYPD Black and Blue

How do we move forward when we’re stuck in reverse? We are now living in the future we looked forward to in 1968, a time when racial tensions blew up into riots expressing long simmering injustices,  a time of deep

vintage comic NYPD Police 1968

NYPD Black and Blue

How do we move forward when we’re stuck in reverse? We are now living in the future we looked forward to in 1968, a time when racial tensions blew up into riots expressing long simmering injustices,  a time of deep

Worlds Fair Flintstones Comic

The Flintstones at the Worlds Fair Pt II

  The NY Worlds Fair in 1964/65 attracted a boatload of luminaries, but none more incredible than Fred Flintstone. Traveling all the way from prehistoric Bedrock, Fred and Wilma, Barney and Betty couldn’t wait to see that showcase of mid

Worlds Fair Flintstones Comic

The Flintstones at the Worlds Fair Pt II

  The NY Worlds Fair in 1964/65 attracted a boatload of luminaries, but none more incredible than Fred Flintstone. Traveling all the way from prehistoric Bedrock, Fred and Wilma, Barney and Betty couldn’t wait to see that showcase of mid

comic Lyndon Johnson

LBJ’s Comic Great Society

  The Comic Tragedy of The Great Society 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!

comic Lyndon Johnson

LBJ’s Comic Great Society

  The Comic Tragedy of The Great Society 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!