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Mail Order Muscles

Charles Atlas is the body builder that everybody knows from comic book advertisements, but if you actually bought and read comic books regularly any time between the 1950s through the 1970s, you would be just as familiar with the name … Continue reading

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A Familiar Face

As is usually the case, I was looking for something else when I came across an old stash of comics books. I immediately forgot about whatever I was originally looking for as I gleefully thumbed through my four-colored, battered beauties. … 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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Dating Disasters

I did this for Boulder Magazine a couple of years ago and had a good time working on it. This was one of three illustrations I did to accompany an article on when dates go bad. This is my favorite … Continue reading

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