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Dick Tracy And Lonesome Dove Actress Glenne Headly Passes Away At Age 63

"It is with deep sorrow that we confirm the passing of Glenne Headly. We ask that that her family's privacy be respected in this difficult time." That was the confirmation from her reps on the sad news that 63-year-old actress Glenne Headly had died. The talented Headley started her career on stage as one of […]

Dick Tracy To Solve The Kidnap Of Little Orphan Annie

Little Orphan Annie was one of the world's longest running comic strips, running daily from 1924 until 2010, as well as spinning off into musical theatre and movies. In its latter decades it had become an action adventure thriller and the final strip saw Annie kidnapped by Mexican drug lords, believed to have been slaughtered […]

Four Color Roots Part 2: A Strange Brew of Art Brut (1990)

By Christopher Smith In this, the second installment of our ongoing column series, Christopher Smith takes us on a tour through his own back pages as a comics fan, going down unexpected dark alleys and digressions. Focusing only on the comics and pop-cultural touchstones he experienced at the time, he reconsiders their (at times unlikely) […]

First Published Comic Goes On Display This Saturday In Ohio

Rupp Comics in Fremont, Ohio is having their 22nd Anniversary Celebration and they have gotten themselves quite the display piece. A copy of the 1933, Detective Dan: Secret Operative No.48. Often considered the first modern comic book as everything published prior to were filled with short comic strips or were compilations of comics previously published […]