Mike’s Amazing World of DC History – Episode 10

Mike Voiles March 22, 2014 2

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It’s time for another episode of Mike’s Amazing World of DC History. This time Mike tackles Detective Comics #1, the comic from which DC gets its name.

There are many firsts covered in this issue including: the first black comic book artist E.C. Stoner, the first use of a splash page, the first sidekick Shorty Morgan, and the first appearance of Earth-1.

Also discussed are the questionable origins of marketing icon Mr. Peanut, a dispute over art credits, and the formation of Detective Comics, Inc.

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Plus the debut of two Siegel and Shuster features that lay the foundation for the Man of Steel: Bart Regan, Spy and Slam Bradley.

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