Monthly Archives: September 2014

COMIC STRIPS, THE PULPS, COMIC BOOKS, AND HARRY DONENFELD

The origin of the Pulps (so called for the cheap paper they were printed on) date back to the 19th century. In 1860 dime novels arose as spin-offs to adventure stories published in the weekly papers, and were read in … Continue reading

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My Comic Book Life: Part 1, The Lay of the Land

I’ve been on a quest for about 16 years researching my grandfather, Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson’s life and work. In the halls of the Court of Comic Book Land I’ve encountered Courtiers who would flatter one out of the few gold … Continue reading

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