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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Vintage Baseball Card Art:  Did the Players really look like that?

Vintage Baseball Card Art: Did the Players really look like that?

Vintage Baseball Players Card Comparisons of the 1800's. 2019 Vintage Baseball Cards Desktop Calendar Our 2019 Vintage Baseball Calendar and Desktop Calendar feature several old baseball card images from the late 1800's.  Many of them are illustrations with a few exceptions.  Seeing that those exceptions are actual old photos left me yearning to see what [...]
When Gravity Went Wild!

When Gravity Went Wild!

A Star-Studded Spectacular with the Greatest Super-Heroes! Justice League of America #5, July 1961. Cover Artists: Mike Sekowsky and Bernard Sachs.  Green Arrow is under suspicion of betraying the team, and is put on trial by his fellow Justice Leaguers.  Apparently aiding the Justice League enemies in a series of recent daring escapes by their [...]
High Seas Harassment!

High Seas Harassment!

The real Showboats? Batman & Robin! Here's another great Dick Sprang cover apparently showing our heroes battling thugs on the high seas.  Actually, this cover ties into a Mississippi River themed story in this issue, "Crime Between the Acts!"  In the story, Captain Ben and his traveling troupe, provide entertainment to towns along the river [...]