The History of Comics

…and what’s to come in 2019!  Let’s start at the beginning: 1895 The New York World, owned by Joseph Pulitzer, begins publishing a series of comics by Richard Outcault taking place in Hogan’s Alley, and featuring a boy in a yellow nightshirt who becomes known as “The Yellow Kid.” The Yellow Kid becomes very popular in New York City, and, in 1897, William Hearst’sNew York Journal hires Outcault…

Stan Lee, Legendary Creator of Marvel Superheroes, Passes Away at 95

Getty Images Stan Lee, the visionary who as chief writer and editor of Marvel Comics created some of the preeminent superheroes of the 20th century and was a guiding force of the comic-book industry, died on November 11, 2018, in Los Angeles at the age of 95. Among others, Lee was the force behind Spider-Man,…