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Strings Attached

Here’s a shot from John Capewell’s younger days when he wanted to play around with photography, composition and odd juxtapositions. He’s included himself in the center of this oddly posed crowd as he activates his camera’s shutter with a length … Continue reading

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What I Miss About Comics…The 98lb Weakling Epidemic

I don’t think First Lady Pat Nixon fretted about this particular plague at the time. This is also from Charlton’s All New Fightin’ Marines No. 116 which has been a positive treasure trove for these terrific ads!

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What I Miss About Comics…MONSTER S-I-Z-E MONSTERS

I miss the lurid ads with the offers that were too good to be true. If Mom came through with that check or money order, would you have really received a 7 foot tall monster-sized monster that would have impressed … Continue reading

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