Sky Masters of the Space Force!

I came across an exceptional and rare book on eBay last week! I have been a big fan of Jack Kirby since I saw the Fantastic Four cartoon show in the 60s and then shortly after that bought FF#76 off the stands. After that, I was hooked! I have been fortunate enough to have owned a few pages of...

Sourcing Material For Comic Strip Reprints

After viewing the video tour of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum I wondered about what the original material for comic strip reprint collections cost. Sure, if you can tap a big time collector of original newspaper strips they may lend you their newspapers but they’ll need...

Is There A Ceiling To Reprint Prices?

May 2013 solicitations came out a few weeks ago and one that caught my eye was Tarzan: The Sunday Comics Vol 1: 1931-1933 by Hal Foster. Here’s the blurb from Dark Horse. Beautifully restored and printed at giant size, this first volume in Dark Horse’s comprehensive collections of Hal...

#45: What Exactly Is A Comic? Jul01

#45: What Exactly Is A Comic?

Every week Comic Book Daily asks the question and the crew (and special guests) give their answers; we’ll be doing this for 52 weeks. Tip of the hat goes to the gang at Scans Daily for the inspiration and Scott VanderPloeg for this week’s question. After reading last week’s 52Q answers (I asked who was reading comics digitally) it seemed unanimous that web comics were not considered mainstream or comics. This week I’d like to explore that and ask why not? What defines a comic for you? Chris Howard (From Egesta Comics, one of the masterminds behind Dressed For Success) I never got around to answering last week, suffice is to say...