ARCHIVE PAGE 96 - Feb-April 2012
Previous posts that appeared on the front page of comic book brain.com
Frank Frazetta Warrior with Ball and Chain
[Below: Frank Frazetta's artwork for the cover of Flashing Swords #1 from 1974, Dell paperback books. See entire page.]
Porky Pig, Cracker Barrel
Comic books framed and hanging on the wall in a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Virginia
Bugs Bunny, Tom and Jerry, and Porky Pig.
[Below: Jess Jodloman panel from House of Mystery #234, 1975 DC Comics. See entire page.]
[Below: Comics and Graphic Novels at Books A Million, Midlothian, Virginia. March 12, 2012]
See more photos of comic book racks here.
[Below: Graphic Novels taken over by manga, Virginia Barnes and Noble store. February 26, 2012]
Rod Serling and Robby the Robot
The Robot originally appeared in Disney's Fobidden Planet, and also appeared in The Invisible Boy and several televsion programs, such as the original The Thin Man TV show, and Lost in Space. Robby appeared in a 1962 episode of Serling's Twilight Zone TV show titled "Uncle Simon."
Images from Forbidden Planet (Robby the Robot with actress Ann Francis) Below
Below: Leslie Nielsen starred in Forbidden Planet in a straight role as a prototype Star Trek-ish space captain. I think it would be fair to say that Forbidden Planet was the seedbed from which much of Star Trek (and Star Wars, etc) sprang from.
Darth Vader, Toy
Natasha Romanoff Iron Man 2
Joe Kubert, Tarzan Cover #237
DC Comics 1975