This month, Kurtis talks with Paul Tumey about his new book, Screwball: The Cartoonists Who Made the Funnies Funny! Paul is an expert on platinum and golden age humor comics, in particular a genre that he has labeled “screwball”! The discussion includes talk about well-known cartoonists such as Opper and Herriman as well as forgotten cartoonists like Clare Dwiggins and Gene Ahern.
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We’ve made it! SUPERMAN: THE SILVER AGE SUNDAYS, VOL. 2: 1963-1966 is concludes the complete Superman Sundays series! Coming in October, this book contains more rare Superman comics from Wayne Boring and Jerry Siegel!
The countdown begins! DICK TRACY, VOL. 27: 1972-1974 brings us one volume closer to completing the entire run of Chester Gould’s square-jawed detective. Look for this one in December!
After a few months off, Bruce Canwell and Kurtis Findlay return to bring you the latest news on the Library of American Comics & EuroComics Podcast!
In this episode, Bruce and Kurtis discuss a bunch of new releases, including Dick Tracy, Vol. 25, Steve Canyon, Vol. 9, Donald Duck, Vol. 5, Amazing Spider-Man, Vol. 5 and Superman: The Golden Age, Vol. 3! Plus, special guest Rich Handley talks about his love of Star Wars his contributions to the 3-volume Star Wars: The Classic Newspaper Strip series!
Welcome to the 1950s, Annie! We hope you can stay out of trouble! Who are we kidding? Annie faces more challenges than ever as she reaches the mid-century mark in LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE, VOL. 16: HERE TODAY, GONE TOMORROW! All of your favorite characters are back in November!
The 2019 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominations have been announced and we are delighted to let you know that two of our books are on the list!
Long time fan Russ Pfister sent us an email after reading the latest book in our Dick Tracy series, Vol. 25: 1969-1970. Included in the email are pictures of a very special Dick Tracy book that Russ made himself when he was nine years old that contain these same stories! With his permission, here is what Russ wrote us, accompanied by his photos.
If you have your own home made comic strip book, we would love to see it! Send us some pictures and your story to firstname.lastname@example.org!