Tag Archives: Comics

1952: The Grim Thoughts which Harass Me

Baffling Mysteries No. 7 (March 1952); art by Lou Cameron, found here.

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1946: Fight That Man!

The Challenger—a tough-talking comic book hero from the 1940’s who fights fascism at home: “The man who wants to smash the unions or attack racial or religious minorities is a fascist! Never forget that, and never forget to fight that … Continue reading

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1989: Inferno Joe

Robert Sikoryak’s version of Dante’s Inferno as a series of “Bazooka Joe” comics (1989). Sikoryak has also done a version of The Scarlet Letter as a series of “Little Lulu” strips, a “Peanuts” version of Kafka’s Metamorphosis, Crime and Punishment … Continue reading

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2010: Johannesburg

Zanele Muholi: Mbala Zulu, KwaThema, Springs, Johannesburg, 2010

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1973: Literature

Nick Cardy: From Beyond the Unknown Vol. 1 #23 (August, 1973)

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1966: A World of Limitless Dimensions

Jack Kirby: collage from Fantastic Four Vol. 1, #51 (June, 1966) Original art:

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1945: The Book of Alfred Kantor

Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day—Yom HaShoah Alfred Kantor was 22 when he was sent to Theresienstadt, the ”model ghetto” 40 miles north of Prague that the Nazis had created for Czech Jews. He was then sent to Auschwitz and, later, … Continue reading

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