Tag Archives: 1980’s

1989: The Great Fire of London

In this dream I was coming up out of the London tube. I was in a rush, under a gray rain. I was preparing myself for a new life, for a joyful freedom. And I had to fathom the dream’s … Continue reading

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1986: Vehicle / Terrain

Gary Siebel: City Car (c. 1985) From Harold Blank’s Wild Wheels (1994)

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1980: Turnabout League

Clark Kent arrives to work one day to find that everyone’s gender has been switched. Has the world gone crazy? Superman Vol. 1 #349 (July, 1980) Writer: Martin Pasko Penciler: Curt Swan Inks: Frank Chiaramonte Colourist: Adrienne Roy Letters: Ben … Continue reading

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1982: Do You Remember?

Do you Remember? We do it all for fun you know Get loaded after the show, it’s all part of the scene Don’t hate us, we’re just kids People say we’re behind the times, go ahead and see if I … Continue reading

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1984: The Battle of Orgreave

On June 18, 1984, 5,000 picketers—members of the UK National Union of Mineworkers and their supporters—arrived at the British Steel Corporation coking plant in Orgreave, South Yorkshire, determined to prevent scab trucks from leaving the plant with deliveries. They were … Continue reading

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1966: Like Everybody Else

Bill Melendez, director: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966) Charlie Brown, undaunted, seeks tenderness and fulfillment on every side: in baseball, in building kites, in his relationship with his dog, Snoopy, in playing with the girls. He always fails. … Continue reading

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1986: The Fist

Robert Graham: Monument to Joe Louis in Detroit, Michigan (1986) Louis—whose family moved to Detroit in 1926—was the world heavyweight boxing champion from 1937 to 1949 and one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. He is considered the first … Continue reading

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