A reminiscence of the Bitter End cafe, followed by a trip to Jim Haynes in Paris. From John Wilcock, New York Years.
Designer Reagan Ray recently developed an interest in comic books via his son. Naturally, Reagan was drawn to the hand-drawn superhero logos of vintage comics. "Like most lettering, right around the late 90s, it all went to shit," he writes. "The hand-lettering masterpieces were abandoned for fonts and photoshop effects." He's curated a wonderful collection… READ THE REST
This animated video shows the relative sizes of different asteroids and comets, including a couple of fictional ones just for fun. READ THE REST
Action Comics #1, the first appearance of Superman, sold for 10 cents back in 1938. It sold for $3.25 million yesterday. According to CNN, the unnamed buyer is "relatively new to comic investing." The seller paid around $2 million for the comic just three years ago. "With all collectibles on the rise, plus crypto currencies… READ THE REST
While the last year has been preoccupied with COVID, let's not forget there were plenty of good reasons to be concerned about the air you were breathing before 2020. With springtime rolling back on the calendar, one of those reasons has returned with its usual seasonal vigor — allergies. Seasonal allergies affect up to 30… READ THE REST
Now that everyone is starting to emerge back out into the world again, this might be the first time you're really checking out the current state of your home gardening and landscaping in a while. If your snap reaction is… not so great, this might be a good time to roll up your sleeves, tool… READ THE REST
Back in 1992, Luminox was a fledgling sports watch manufacturer when it began working with the U.S. Navy to create a new watch for use by elite Navy SEALs. After that popular Navy SEAL watch was born, other elite units reached out to follow suit as Luminox crafted timepieces for the U.S. Coast Guard, the… READ THE REST