Tag Archives: 1960’s

1961: Sticks and Stones

Curt Swan and Stan Kaye: Action Comics #276 (May, 1961)

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1965: גמר חתימה טובה

LA Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax famously refused to take the mound on the first day of the World Series in 1965; it was Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. He was the best pitcher in the world … Continue reading

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1964: Books

Paul Strand: Anna Attinga Frafra, Acca, Ghana (1964)

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1960: Miss Jimmy Olsen

“A drastic change of identity”: Jimmy goes undercover as a woman in this story from Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen Vol. 1, #44 (April, 1960); Curt Swan, penciler. See Transgender Identity and Superman’s Pal.

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1965: Freedom Highway

Spider Martin: Jim Letherer on the Selma to Montgomery voting rights march in 1965. Letherer was a civil rights activist from Saginaw, Michigan. He lost a leg to bone cancer as a boy, and it was his own experience growing … Continue reading

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1963: Bauhaus Cake

Cake in the shape of the Bauhaus building in Dessau, Germany, served on the occasion of Walter Gropius’ 80th birthday, 1963. (source)

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1968: What’s Wrong With These People?

Ross Andru: The Flash Vol. 1, #177 (March 1968)

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