Ghosts, Ghouls and Little Green Men: EC Comics and Appendix N
Sep13

Ghosts, Ghouls and Little Green Men: EC Comics and Appendix N

Our Appendix N Archeology and Adventures in Fiction series are meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. Ghosts, Ghouls and Little Green Men: EC Comics and Appendix N by Mark Bishop “Drag over a casket kiddies and place your...

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Comics in D&D
Jun13

Comics in D&D

Comics in D&D by James Maliszewski After years of closer examination, I think it’s pretty widely known that Original Dungeons & Dragons artist, Greg Bell “borrowed” a lot of his illustrations from Marvel comics from the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. While I understand that the practice of “swiping” (as it is known) is controversial in comics circles, I’m not much bothered by it in the case of Bell’s OD&D pieces, in part...

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The Last Great Mystery of Appendix N: EC Comics
Mar01

The Last Great Mystery of Appendix N: EC Comics

The Last Great Mystery of Appendix N: EC Comics By Joseph Goodman Today, March 1, would be the 97th birthday of William Gaines if he were still alive. William Gaines is a name not familiar to most D&D and DCC fans, but perhaps it should be, for his body of work is explicitly named in Appendix N. William Maxwell Gaines was the publisher and co-editor of EC Comics, the legendary 1940’s-era publisher of Tales From The Crypt,...

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