Jamie Coville's in-progress ode to the history of 20th century comic books. Start with his Newsstand Period Part 1 (1922-1955), a rich history of the artists and entrepreneurs behind early comics, laced with high quality cover scans. Then check out Coville's History of Superhero Comic Books, which runs through the various comic book 'ages' (Silver, Golden, etc.) and includes names like The Phantom, Captain America, Flash, and The Fantastic Four. There's more on this site as well... including downloadable images and historical transcripts.
Jamie Coville talks about comic book collecting, and the evolution of comics from the earliest 10 cent books up through the golden and silver superhero ages and the adult-oriented comics of today. Based in Canada, Jamie can be reached via h… Read more »