The very first appearance of Steve Ditko and Joe Gill’s Captain Atom–complete with his original blue costume and numerous revival covers–can be found on display over at Rip’s dojo today.
Here’s another of Bob Kanigher’s social commentary war comics, this one an anti-racist Sgt Rock classic from 1967, wonderfully interpreted as always by the great Joe Kubert.
Here’s the whole pilot episode of Captain Nice, the mid-sixties superhero TV spoof. Jack Kirby did some promo art for NBC and Wally Wood did some work on the tie-in Topps trading cards but it’s star William Daniels who makes the series work.
Finally today, here’s a look at the fifth issue of Marvel’s in-house fan mag, FOOM, from 1974, this issue featuring some early Byrne art as well as “the Ringo Thing” by Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott.