A Brief Tribute to Stan Lee and a Story About my “No-Prize.”

  In 7th grade, I wrote a gushing fan letter to Stan Lee. The letter was subsequently published in its entirety in Captain America #107,…

Stoogecoach: A “Three Stooges” Western, 1987

  You probably don’t remember “Stoogecoach,” our 1987 Three Stooges comic, but that’s because it was never printed. Ask Don Secrease or me about it…

Censored Doonesbury Comics of 1976: Revealed (Again)

Get ready for hot, sexy comic strip action: 1976-style! Just kidding. What you’re about to see is, by today’s standards, quite tame. But in November,…

Dick Tracy original sketch, signed by Chester Gould

Calling Dick Tracy! In 1969, a ninth-grader in Jennings, Missouri, sends a fan letter to Chester Gould, Tracy‘s creator, and a week later, opens the mail…

My letter to the editor in Daredevil #69 (1970)

October, 1970. I open Daredevil #69, Marvel Comics. I flip to the letters column. And there I am, in all my 9th-grade fanboy glory. That’s…

Avengers T-Shirts Assemble: Walt Jaschek, Paul Daly Wear Different Avengers

July 4, 2015. A backyard barbecue. Me (left) with comics artist Paul Daly. We both decided to wear Avengers t-shirts. We just had different Avengers at heart.…

From Radio World: Paul Fey, Walt Jaschek Are Behind Radio’s Zany Commercials

This article on our audio-drenched days as funny radio commercial creators Paul & Walt Worldwide was written by Dee McVicker, and appeared in Radio World®, Vol. 17, No. 23, December 8,…

“A Big Hand for the Little Agency:” ADWEEK Article

This story by Maureen O’Donnell appeared in the March 6, 1989, edition of Adweek magazine. A Big Hand for the Little Agency: Two Fledgling Shops…

Fellow Collectors! Don’t not donate comics!

Comic friends!! Donate unwanted back issues to hospitalized kids! That’s what I did at Star Clipper in August, 2013, thanks to a new, worthy initiative of…

My Letter in TV Guide, May 9-15, 1987

NO TALKING AT THE PICTURES! Yeah, okay, I’ll buy James Morrow’s premise that people should watch TV “noisily and together,” [The Best Way to Watch…

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