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Paul Kupperberg on July 18th, 2020

Or, How I Stopped Worrying and Started Cutting Up Silver Age Comic Books

First of all, I didn’t know it was any age of comic books at the time. I was a reader making the transformation to fan; readers read comics, maybe saved them, but didn’t collect and wasn’t aware of their history.… Read the rest

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Back this time with another text story from the British¬†Superman Official Album 1985, one of the nifty hardcover reprint collections published by London Editions. “Time Trap!” was written by Jim Delano and illustrated by Bryan Talbot. You can check out previous stories HERE and HERE and HERE.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on July 23rd, 2018

In addition to reprinting a trio of swell 1971-72 Superman stories with art by Curt Swan and Murphy Anderson, the British hardcover Superman Official Album 1985 (London Editions) also featured a pair of illustrated text stories, including “I Was Superman’s Double!”… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on July 21st, 2018

As noted last time, short prose stories used to be a staple of comic books but had largely faded from favor by the 1950s. But the idea lived on and appeared often in the 1970s and 1980s in the pages of assorted DC Comic British hardcover, square bound reprint annuals and albums.… Read the rest

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