Peanuts: It takes a nation of millions to hold Franklin back


Here’s a window into comics as social history as Nat Gertler write about this history of Franklin, the black kid in Peanuts which began with a request from a white schoolteacher named Harriet Glickman in 1968: That request earned a personal reply from Schulz, who noted that such ideas had been discussed with fellow cartoonists, […]

Nice Art: Paolo Rivera’s “pulp” style Guardians of the Galaxy covers


Over the weekend, this two “pulp style” variants cover for Guardians of the Galaxy by Paolo Rivera were released. (By CBR.) I love GotG. I love Paolo Rivera. I love ole timey-wimey covers. So of course I love these. Now, although most pulp magazine covers were painted, these are rendered in flat color, as they […]