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A Weisinger Resources List Part Two (of Three): Books

Posted by on October 20th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
The Weisinger Resources List continues, this time with books by or about Mort Weisinger, the most feared and renowned editor of the Silver Age.

Two Penguins and Don Martin

Posted by on October 19th, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Paperback Wednesday: Tasteful to the point of death, zany to the ... DAWK!!

A Weisinger Resources List Part One (of Three): Alter Ego

Posted by on October 19th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
The Weisinger Resources List will run in three parts. We start with fanmag articles about Mort Weisinger, the man who reinvented Superman for the baby boomers.

She Should Have Given Him the Foreign Guinness

Posted by on October 17th, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Pointless: A bad novel Kingsley Amis wrote 42 years ago

Disney War Insignia

Posted by on October 15th, 2010 at 11:48 AM
Golden Age Friday: A dozen insignia designed by Disney for Allied servicemen.

Sexy Stuff from Long Ago

Posted by on October 13th, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Wednesday mausoleum: Oh, Cigarette Girl, and other hot items from before your granddad's day

Blue Faces from Hell

Posted by on October 10th, 2010 at 9:44 AM
Pointless: Kingsley Amis, your life is here

L. B. Cole’s Captain Flight

Posted by on October 8th, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Golden Age Friday: Two resplendent aviation covers by an eccentric master of the 1940s

Ugly Bluestocking, Floppy-Haired Pianist

Posted by on October 6th, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Wednesday Punch: Wit from upper-class settings of the Victorian and Edwardian eras

If You Have to Negotiate a Film Deal

Posted by on October 2nd, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Pointless: What we can learn from Kingsley Amis's agent; a passionate left-wing director; the girl with eyes like freckles

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