Golden Age

05

Feb'17

Jack Casey

Contributed by Mike McDermott Jack Casey was a reporter and photographer who worked for the Daily Bugle in the 1940s. …

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09

Apr'16

Batman: The Case Of The Golden Age Sissy

Chances are you remember the first slur someone used about your sexuality – and your race, ethnicity, and gender. For …

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11

Dec'15

The Importance Of Matt Baker

Yesterday over at Comics Alliance, J A Micheline wrote a thoughtful piece about the place of artists of color and …

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18

Feb'13

Jasper Dewgood

Millionaire philanthropist Jasper Dewgood was a character featured in a short lived strip of the same name in Quality’s Kid …

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17

Jan'13

Being A Persian Cat-raising Old Maid

A scan of this Golden Age comic book panel recently surfaced without any details in my Facebook feed. Curious to …

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08

Jan'13

Batman In The Early Golden Age

You know about the homoerotic undertones of Batman and Robin? Right, and every one knows they’re (probably and mostly) unintentional, …

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31

Aug'12

Green Lantern – “Sweetheart” & Comics First Male Male Kiss?

Here are several images from two Green Lantern stories published in Green Lantern #1 (Fall, 1941). Both stories were written …

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23

Aug'12

Golden Age Green Lantern “Queer”

This panel is from the Green Lantern story in All-American Comics #28. On the left is Irene Miller, a secretary …

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15

Jul'12

Transformation – A Pre-Comics Code Transgender Story

On December 1st, 1952 the New York Daily News ran the front page story “Ex-GI Becomes Blonde Beauty”. The former …

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30

Dec'11

New York’s Gay Night Life

One of the many books that I’ve borrowed from my local libraries is The Simon & Kirby Superheroes hardcover. Published …

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