600 – The Viking Prince!

In June 1955, DC premieres an important new anthology comic book: The Brave & The Bold #1. Starting off as an anthology series, the book features three new heroes plucked from historical fiction, the best of which is The Viking Prince. The other two were Silent Knight and the Golden Gladiator. The Viking Prince was […]

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509 – Our Army At War

In June 1952, DC launched “Our Army At War” #1. In it, the tale “Dig Your Foxhole Deep!” written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by Irv Novick features many panels empty of dialog but filled with dread and psychological warfare. Our Army At War also features a letters column, which may be the first DC […]

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360 – Black Canary!

in Flash #86 (June 1947), in a six-page Johnny Thunder story, we get what I believe is the last significant character introduced during the Golden Age of Comics: Black Canary! Created by Robert Kanigher and Carmine Infantino, she is positioned in this story not as a hero, but as someone who robs crooks. Stylistically, she […]

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