"GROO THE WANDERER: First appeared as a back-up in Destroyer Duck #1 (Eclipse) then appeared in a back-up in Starslayer #5 (Pacific) before being granted his first solo series (also published by Pacific)."
"Treasure Comics #1 (Prize, 1945)
This issue is unusual for its period in that it has no superhero features. Later issues included adventures of a Phantom Stranger-ish hero called Dr Styx.
What the publisher was going for is a bit mystifying.…"
"To my surprise Blazing West #3 has the key to the puzzles I talked about in my last post: it has another Dade McQueen story! It seems evident "The White Redskin" was originally going to be a Dade McQueen tale, and the editor…"
"The Ted Cord Blue Beetle started as Captain Atom's back-up then got his own book.
Following this, The Question debuted in the (Ted Cord) Blue Beetle and then had a book-length issue of his own in Mysterious Suspense #1 (OCT68). It was the only…"
"Green Arrow illustrates what I have in mind: he debuted in More Fun Comics #73 and took the covers over from #77. Johnny Thunder II isn't eligible as he debuted as the new lead character, in All-American Comics #100.
Black Canary was…"
I thought it might be interesting to put together a list of features that started in the back pages of a title, and graduated to the lead slot, or the lead slot in another title. I'll add to the list any suggestions.Aquaman (pre-Crisis): from More Fun Comics; moved (with Superboy etc.) to Adventure Comics; member of JLA; appeared in Showcase; simultaneously moved to Detective Comics; starred in Aquaman; moved from Detective Comics to World's Finest Comics; Aquaman outlasted the other slot by…See More
Henry K has asked me to relay an invitation to you: I'd appreciate it if you could let Luke Blanchard, Phillip Portelli, and anyone else who posted in my "NEW GODS", "WESTERNS" and "BIBLE" threads know about my KIRBY LAND group.
After a Jack Kirby Fan Group forum was hijacked by an unscrupulous individual on Facebook, Henry began his own forum, titled "Kirbyland" where he, and like-minded individuals continue to promote their beliefs on Facebook.
He wanted you to know.
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