New Fun #4 and #5–85 Years of DC Comics and the Fans

For Super Sleuth DC Fans: An ongoing look at 86 years of DC Comics, beginning with New Fun #1, January 11, 1935 through March 1938. Contributor mini bios: Monroe Eisenberg, Jack A. Warren Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson’s New Fun #4 arrived on newsstands 85 years ago April 12, 1935 with a cover date of May. The [...]

New Fun #2 and New Fun #3–85 Years of DC Comics

For Super Sleuth DC Fans: An ongoing look at 86 years of DC Comics, beginning with New Fun #1, January 11, 1935 through March 1938. Contributor mini bios: Richard Loederer, Bert Salg, Bob Weinstein, Lawrence Lariar, Adolph Schus, Lyman Matthew Anderson Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson’s New Fun #2 appeared on newsstands on February 8, 1935--85 years [...]

New Fun #1: The Major’s Modern Era of Comics Begins

For Super Sleuth DC Fans: An ongoing look at 86 years of DC Comics, beginning with New Fun #1, January 11, 1935 through March 1938. Contributor mini bios: Lloyd Jacquet, Rexford L. May, D. Henry Cushing, Richard Loederer, Sheldon Stark New Fun #1 published by Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson marks the beginning of DC Comics 85 [...]

By |2021-06-16T07:45:06-08:00December 14th, 2020|DC Comics, Golden Age Comics, New Fun Comics|0 Comments

Why New Fun #1 Matters

This year is the 85th anniversary of DC Comics by their reckoning. However, DC or Detective Comics did not appear until March 1937 so why does DC count their anniversary from January 1935? That’s a good question and one I’d love to hear answered by someone in the PR department of ATT. According to that [...]

By |2020-12-10T16:11:43-08:00December 10th, 2020|DC Comics, Golden Age Comics, New Fun Comics|0 Comments
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