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Last issue of Mad Magazine Newsstand

Mad Magazine Volume #9 has hit newsstands a few weeks before its release through Diamond. See why I think it has great long term potential!

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Magazine Speculation Part 11: Looking at Modern Mad Magazine

    Mad Magazine started publication in August of 1952 by EC Comics. The first 23 issues were published as comic books and the book changed to the magazine format with its 24th issue. Many of the early issues can command very high prices. With the recent news that Mad Magazine would cease newsstand distribution and would only publish reprint

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Magazine Speculation Part 10: Creepy

    Horror comic books were all the rage in the 1950s. These were the days of EC Comics. EC had various horror comic books that featured decapitated heads, murder scenes and various other scenarios you’d expect from a horror story. In 1954 under scrutiny from the United States government – a comics code was developed which placed rules on

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EC Comics / Superior Comic Editions

In Nico’s previous article he briefly touched on the newly announced EC Comics / Hivemind TV deal. You can read that full article here. With that in mind, I thought it would be a good time to highlight the lowest printed EC Comics line, the Superior Comics Editions.   During World War 2, Canada had war ration laws where non-essential

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Weekend Update with Nico

The following article has been written by Comic Book Speculation Dot Com writer, Nico. This is your Weekend Update!   EC Rises Again     Big news for fans of pre-code horror and science fiction.  EC Comics, the legendary horror and science fiction publisher, inked a deal with production company Hivemind to produce a television series based on the classic EC

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