Tag Archives: Captain Marvel

Comix Cards

In an attempt to get the readers of Master Comics to buy their other titles as well, Fawcett used to include a feature called Comix Cards in their filler pages. The idea was that you cut out the illustrations (yes, … Continue reading

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Shazam ! It’s Shaner !

Look at this amazing Captain Marvel page from Comic Twart, and, indeed, marvel at Doc Shaner’s flair !  Will somebody please commission a superhero comic from this guy  ?  Please ? Also, check out Doc’s new online comic, Red Clay. … Continue reading

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Marvel rap

DJ Coolbreeze did this unofficial mixtape featuring music by Canadian actor and rapper Drake.   Should be around on the net if you’re interested.

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Whiz Comics

Tying up some of my previous posts, here are some ephemera from Whiz Comics # 79 from 1949, which was just made available in a masterfully scanned version.  They include : comic cards featuring the Captains Marvel and Midnight (above), … Continue reading

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Dress like a hero

Before the current industry of comics-related merchandise and clothing, there was, well, the same industry, only smaller, and more amateurish.  These ads are so clumsy, it’s almost endearing.  Also, I wouldn’t know which one would embarass me more if I … Continue reading

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