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Superhero Comic Book History

May 18, 2017 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

  Comic book fans and collectors divide the last 80 years of the publication of Superhero comic books into four ages: Golden (1938–1950), Silver (1956–1970), Bronze (1970–1985) and Modern (1985–the present). Prior to Superhero comics, there were “pulps” or pulp fiction novels that sold on newsstands for 10 cents with action heroes like The Shadow,

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Decorating with Superhero Tin Signs

May 13, 2011 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Looking to add the ultimate focal point to a superhero room or wall? Tin sign collages are a great way to flesh out a single wall, and Superhero-themed sets are perfect for comic book fanatics and kids alike. Superhero sign sets make it easy to carry out a theme, featuring popular characters like Superman, Batman,

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Little Lulu Moppet: From Comic Strip to Big Screen

Jul 31, 2008 |  Retro Staff |  2 Comments

A creation of Marjorie Henderson Buell, Little Lulu Moppet first appeared in 1935 in the Saturday Evening Post as the main character in a series of single panel cartoons. Buell was one of the few female cartoonists in the comic book and cartoon business. Little Lulu quickly became a public favorite, and continued to grace the

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