MILLIE THE MODEL was Marvel Comics‘ longest-running humour title, first published by the company’s 1940s predecessor, Timely Comics, and continuing through its 1950s forerunner, Atlas Comics, to 1970s Marvel.
The Woman in Red
solves the Mandala Murders
with Scarlet Bullets!
See Secrets Revealed –
The lawyer hides seven ancestors.
Crimson Shadows Stalk!
Vermilion Night Dread !
The hero is determined,
Death orbits tangents.
The Woman in Red first appeared in the period known to comic book historians as the Golden Age of Comic Books. Created by writer Richard E. Hughes and artist George Mandel, she first appeared in Thrilling Comics #2 (March 1940), published by Nedor Comics. She is considered the first masked female comic book crime fighting hero.
I started playing with some collage scans, my digital art pieces, a couple of digital copies of illustrations from these early comics. Considering the sequence, I thought they could easily be illustrations for old Saturday Serial Matinee posters or for weekly advertisements for a Golden Age Radio Show. I created episode title-taglines using the 3 line haiku structure to accompany each composition.
The Woman in Red never had a chance to cross over into other popular forms of mass media; she didn’t even earn her own comic book title. This post presents artifacts from a what-if-history, that in a small way, corrects this lost opportunity.
True secrets of Love & Romance:
Boy LOVES Girl –
formerly Boy Meets GIRL.
So it’s True – I’m going too,
something about this.
art can cure romance –
Boy ! true secrets of Love –
handle this with care….
Images using following source, cover of Boy Loves Girl # 25 – Link, were created with glitch art process in combination of one of my loose collage scans.
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Welcome any Object,
Occurrence Perceived or Observed.
The Dread Secret of the REALM UNKNOWN……..
phenomena are the objects of the senses
Please do not remove from Inn.
Each droplet a cosmos ,
Each Atom a Veritable Universe
Unto Itself –
Contrasted with what is apprehended by the intellect.
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His exploits will presented in a movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch.