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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