How better to celebrate Fred Van Lente Day than with this gem by Ryan Dunlavey, his collaborator on Comic Book Comics, their history of comics comic.

For more Van Lente goodness, check out the first link for a preview of his book with Sarah Oleksyk.


  1. Yeah, whereas both the top two panels really would have been accomplished by a single panel in the Golden and Silver Ages, in the last panel, it would have needed a mini-series, finally finished off a year later in a one-shot special.