Cover of Frew Publication’s first ever issue of The Phantom. 1948

Cover of a ca. 1936 Tijuana bible: “The Adventures of a Fuller Brush Man” (non-offensive). Found on Wikipedia.

Frederic Wertham

The façade of the park

Oil painting of Scrooge McDuck, Donald and his nephews by creator Carl Barks

Stock Images Be Damned!

Collana Albi Grandi Avventure #1, a 1937 Italian publication

A raw prawn.

I’ve never quite fit the stereotype.

The Orb from Marvel Comics


Joe Douglas

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