Everybody's favorite babes and barbarians painter, Frank Frazetta, had to start somewhere! Here's Fritz at age 18--not even old enough to vote in those days--telling us the story of Pennsylvania pioneer William Penn...with nary a buxom wench to be found.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Doctors in comic were, of course, almost as prolific as Captains. Following on the hot heels of Dr,. Hormone, here's one Dr. Styx, a Phantom Stranger-style fellow drawn by Spectre artist Bernard Baily. Here' he's working for a man named Stones. Styx and Stones. Get it?
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
By popular demand, here's more of the recent DR. HORMONE story that we ran. This one has the Klan, dinosaurs, the pyramids, a parachuting granddaughter and a mysterious voice. What it apparently does NOT have...is a conclusion. As near as I can tell, this was the final "episode" of this wacky series!
Monday, April 21, 2014
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Charlie Gaines was dead by this point and his son Bill had turned Educational Comics into Entertaining Comics. According to legend (and to Moldoff) it was Moldoff who suggested the concept of horror comic books to Gaines. This would seem to be an early attempt at horror, mixed with EC's only superhero series.