Just Another Fanboy 103 – Firsts: Green Arrow

This is the episode in which I talk about Green Arrow’s first apperance in More Fun Comics #73 by Mort Weisinger and George Papp.

“Meet the costumed adventurer Green Arrow and his sidekick Speedy. Together, these expert archers use an array of trick arrows to defend the helpless!”

Published by DC Comics in November 1941.

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Mitch Maglio

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Time Codes:

  • 00:25 – Introduction
  • 02:39 – Setup of interview
  • 03:45 – Interview with Mitch Maglio
  • 58:47 – Wrap up
  • 59:50 – Contact us

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Cheesecake and Empowerment

On this interview episode, Derek talks with Mitch Maglio about his new book, Fiction House: From Pulps to Panels, from Jungles to Space, just out from IDW/Yoe Books. Mitch is an aficionado on Fiction House (as well as on the jungle girl genre), so he’s the perfect writer/collector to discuss this historic publisher. He talks with Derek about the origins of Fiction House, its colorful founder, the publisher’s major role in the pulps, its mostly forgotten stature during the Golden Age, the many legends who worked as writers and artists on their many publications, its ironic position concerning female empowerment, and the various titles for which it was known, including Jumbo ComicsFight Comics, Wings Comics, and of course Sheena: Queen of the Jungle.

 

Comics in the Golden Age Mini Episode 39: Halloween in the Vault of Horror!

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