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Graphic Novels: Media

Information resources on graphic novels and our own collection.

Banned Comics

Did You Know?

The most popular and best-selling superhero of the 1940s was Captain Marvel.

-"Comic Book Culture", Ron Goulart

The Marvel Comic Universe

The Marvel Comic Universe

Originally Published on: Curtis Harris's Blog


The advent of Superman and his imitators marked the beginning of the Golden Age of Comic Books. The Golden Age starts in the late 1930s and ends in the late 1940s when superheroes began to fade away.

-"Comic Book Culture", Ron Goulart

Super Hero Films


E.C. Segar's Popeye made his debut January 17,1929 as a nameless sailor in King Feature's Thimble Theatre comic strip in the New York Journal.