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    Default Platinum age Comics

    The Platinum Age for Comic Books and strips is very fascinating. Much of it was created even as Radio was brand new and comics and newspapers were by far the media kings of the world, connected as it was with morse code and railroads.

    These books made at this period are still quite affordable and in good quality. This is Tillie:


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    They are reprints but I would suggest IDW's Library of American Comics Essentials (aka LOAC Essentials):
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    Quote Originally Posted by jb681131 View Post
    They are reprints but I would suggest IDW's Library of American Comics Essentials (aka LOAC Essentials):
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    IDW does great work. Chris Ware excellent with newsprint material.

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    George McManus was a huge star in his day,

    See him in the Gertie Movie


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    https://archive.org/details/LittleNe...rMccay/page/n0


    This is a complete read of Nemo in Slumberland - WONDERFUL stuff and public domain

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbrklyn View Post
    https://archive.org/details/LittleNe...rMccay/page/n0


    This is a complete read of Nemo in Slumberland - WONDERFUL stuff and public domain

    This is a gift! Thank you.
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    Came across a 1926 comic-related book titled All the Funny Folks, and while I don't recognize most of these characters, it seems to be the first epic crossover in the history of comics (art by Louis Biedermann):


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