Alas, Vintage #1

Posted: March 5, 2011 in Alas Vintage, Batman, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Spider-Man, Wonder Woman

Every once in a while I get on Google images and type in something comic book related and run into a barrage of images that take me by complete surprise.  But I’ve never been so blown away by a find that my jaw dropped.  But today I ran across many vintage images that made me laugh like crazy, which in turn compelled me to save them to my hard drive and begin a weekly posting titled “Alas, Vintage” as a way of remembering the horridly terrifying days of vintage comics.

To kick things off with this first installment of “Alas, Vintage” here’s a shout out to the very poorly drawn superhero comics of the Golden Age….

I know I would take time to see if my new Wonder Woman costume fit

Cause Harley just isn't doing it for him anymore

Because women can't take care of themselves right?

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Comments
  1. Martin Gray says:

    William H Peter, Charles Paris and Jack Kirby (that last one is Silver Age, by the way), ‘poorly drawn’? Drawn for a different time, for audiences with different expectations and perhaps more varied tastes, maybe, but I’d say it’s good cartooning.

  2. Heretic says:

    We should always put things into perspective. In comparison with how comics are drawn today, these images don’t actually hold up. In fact, in an artist were to draw a superhero comic today but with this style, fans would more than likely call it bad because of the standard that has been set today. But, like everything, it’s all a matter of opinion.

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