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75 Years Ago Today: DC Comics Wins The Race For Flash

As regular Bleeding Cool readers will know, we’ve celebrated a number of important 75th anniversaries in recent times.  Superman’s 75th anniversary was in 2013, Batman’s 75th anniversary was earlier this year, and we even noted Blue Beetle’s 75th anniversary recently. …

SHAZAM: First Appearance Of Captain Marvel In Whiz Comics #2 (#1) CGC 9.0 Sells For Record $281,001

The highest CGC-graded copy of Whiz Comics #2 (#1) CGC 9.0 has just sold for $281,001 at high-end comics & collectables auction house Comic Connect.  The February 1940 cover-dated comic book from publisher Fawcett includes a 13 page story by …

Mary Marvel Co-Creator, Captain Marvel Artist & Writer Marc Swayze Dies At Age 99

Marc Swayze, early comic book artist and writer for Fawcett Publications, died yesterday at the age of 99, according to the Monroe News-Star. Swayze worked on numerous titles for Fawcett, including Captain Marvel Adventures, Whiz Comics, and Wow Comics.  He …