Monthly Archives: February 2013

Stan Lynde, the Western, and the Spirit of Independence

Rich O’Shay, Latigo, The Price of Fame, and Pardners,
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The Comics Journal #302: Bloody Massacre Excerpt

In this excerpt from his feature “Bloody Massacre: How Fredric Wertham, Public Backlash and the 1954 Senate Delinquency Hearings Threw the Comics Industry on the Bonfire,” Warren Bernard looks at the impact of Bill Gaines “Are You a Red Dupe?” ad, and how the release of Fredric Wertham’s book may have affected the scheduling of the hearings. Continue reading

 

Long Days

Magnus Johnstone, RIP. Continue reading

 

Back to the Present

Anyone else ready for end-of-2013 columns? Continue reading

 

Days of Yesteryear

Now that all our fond hopes for 2013 have been dashed and our memories of 2012 rendered into a whited sepulcher, wouldn’t it be wonderful to relive those innocent times? Well, then, I’ve got the column for you. Continue reading

 

Hardy Hero

Early and late fandom. Continue reading

 

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (2/27/13 – Last Century in Comics Critics!)

Be this the mark of ideals, or decay? Only critics know, and now they’re talking… FROM AN AGE BEFORE THE COMICS JOURNAL!! Continue reading

 

Don’t Ask Me Why

Thinking about pictures again. Continue reading