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Scott’s Classics Comics Corner: Investigating F.B.I. Comics Pt. 2

Here’s the second part of my look at F.B.I. comics of the Golden and Silver Ages.
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Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: Investigating F.B.I. Comics Pt. 1

I was digging through some of my comic book boxes, and it dawned on me that a lot of books have focused on the the F.B.I. over the years. Here’s a look at some examples:
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Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: Showcasing Some Disney Bargains

One of the titles I completely ignored as a young lad was Walt Disney Showcase. That was a shame, as I later learned that this series contained some wonderful material, including some Golden Age rarities, many of which can be found for under $5. In this column, I highlight some of the real hidden gems.
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Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: Collecting Hidden Giants

This time around, I will be taking a look at a rather obscure, but attainable group of comics that might inspire some of you to become Giant collectors. Continue Reading »

Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: Some Ozsome Classic Comics

I recently read Eric Shadower and Skottie Young’s adaptation of Frank L. Baum’s Wonderful World of Oz. My kids are pretty big fans of all things Oz, so it got me thinking about the various incarnations of the Oz story throughout Four Color History. To head off any comments regarding Shadower’s other Oz books and the whole Oz-Wonderland War story, let me state that I’m not covering everything and I’ve picked 1980 as a cut-off point. Continue Reading »

Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: Spotlight on Alfonso Greene

In each of the last two years, in recognition of Black History Month, I’ve written brief overviews of Golden Age creators of African American descent. This year, I thought that I would continue the tradition with a look at the little known Alfonso Greene. Continue Reading »

Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: Underappreciated Artist Spotlight – Rudy Nebres

This time around, I take a look at artist Rudy Nebres, who did some excellent work during the 70s and 80s but never became a household name.
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Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: A Patchy History of Comics

Everyone from Nick Fury to Bette Davis in The Anniversary has proven that eye patches add dramatic impact to a character’s overall look. They have played a role in the funnybook world from the very beginning. This week, I’m taking a look at some classic characters with eye patches.
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Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: Classic Comics New Year’s Resolutions

Sometimes, life gets in the way of my comic book history so I’ve decided to make a few resolutions to keep my eye on the prize.
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Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: 5 Offbeat Christmas Classics

This week I’m taking a look at some of my favourite Christmas-themed comic book stories.
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Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: A Hidden Cole Mine

This time around, I’m highlighting Jack Cole Plastic Man reprints from the 60s and 70s.
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Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: Books on Classic Comics and Creators

Here’s a quick look at four books that may be of interest to fans of classic comics:
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Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: Underappreciated Artist Spotlight – Paul Norris

This time around, I’m highlighting the work of one of the original underappreciated artists: Paul Norris.
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Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: My Top 13 Bill Everett Horror Covers

With Halloween fast approaching, I thought it was high time I did another horror themed entry. I’ve had Bill Everett on the brain recently, as I am anxious to get my hands on Fire and Water, Blake Bell’s new book on the legendary artist. So, this week I am presenting my 13 favourite Bill Everett horror covers:
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Scott’s Classic Comics Corner: S is for Shakespeare

Shakespeare has made quite an impact in comic books, ranging from the classic ‘S is for Shakespeare’ panel from World’s Finest #186, to the numerous Hamlet inspired covers. This week, I’ll be taking a look as some lesser known Shakespeare related comic books:
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