Pointing at the narrow margins of the cover of The Dandy Comic from May 6th 1950 that he was trying, rather successfully, to entice me with, the bookseller declared that the issue’s reduced dimensions were the result of post-war shortages. His certainly was such that I didn’t think to question a matter that I’d never […]Read More On The Dandy Comic No. 461, Tuesday, May 6th, 1950.
While you’ve been reading all the comics that you’ve been reading over the past month or so, I’ve been reading these. Or at least, these are the ones that I most enjoyed. Or at least, the ones I found the most interesting. Those that I felt less positive about … can be left for another […]Read More August’s Declaration Of Interest: 23 Comic-Related Reads That The Blogger Has Been Enjoying In Recent Weeks
As the British heatwave blazes on, the most common visual theme in my recent comics reading has been snow. Here are but the first five examples of a tendency that continued incongruously throughout this week. 1. from Dudley D. Watkins’ Desperate Dan, in 1939’s The Dandy Monster Comic. 2. from Crime’s Dumbest Wise Guy: Peter […]Read More Not Giving A Soft White Damn: A Modest Gallery of Snowbound Comicbook Pages
In which the blogger makes a full and frank declaration of the comics he’s been charmed and challenged by over the past seven days. Please be aware, spoilers will very much be lying in wait; There are discouraging teething problems with the opening chapter of Gail Simone, Jon Davis-Hunt and Quinton Winter’s modern-day horror tale, […]Read More From Doctor Who To Dudley D. Watkins, This Week’s Comics Round Our Way