Paul Curtis – UnTimely Tales

Happy Birthday, Paul!

Here’s wishing the happiest of birthdays to Paul…with the further wish for many more great years to come! Tony Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Hey, Folks, do YOU have scans of public-domain comics?

It’s been some time since anyone has posted public-domain comic-book scans here. Do you have some to share? Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Fan days

Paul–I recently ran across some of the fanzines we both contributed to. 35 years later, we;re still not getting paid. Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Happy Early Birthday, Paul Curtis!

On your birthday tomorrow, I’ll be on the road to the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention in Philadelphia. So I’m wishing you the happiest of birthdays now! Happy birthday, kiddo, and many more great years to come! Tony … See More

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Walt Kelly’s The Three Blind Mice and Their Easter Gift

Last year, I posted “Hickory and Dickory Help the Easter Bunny,” which I trust you’ve already read. That was published in 1949, so let’s take a look at an earlier Kelly-Mother Goose-Easter-mouse combination. This Walt Kelly story appeared in Easter … See More

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Yes, Paul Curtis Is Still Posting Comics

But, silly boy, he’s posting them at Paul Curtis’ Live Journal instead of here! Tsk, Paul! Nevertheless, wherever you find these public domain stories, I think you’ll get a kick out of them. So check out his entries for: October … See More

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Walt Kelly’s Hickory and Dickory Help the Easter Bunny

So what sort of story could you put in a comic book devoted to the combination of Mother Goose and Easter? This Walt Kelly story appeared in Easter with Mother Goose in 1949 (Dell Four Color #220), copyright 1949 Western … See More

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Happy Birthday, Paul!

Here’s wishing Peerless Paul Curtis the happiest of birthdays and many more terrific years to come! Tony Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Dan Noonan’s Egbert Elephant Story 2

Here’s the first full story as it appeared in Raggedy Ann + Andy #5 (Oct 46) Copyright 1946 Oskar Lebeck; copyright not renewed. Compare the animals in this to those in Noonan’s “Rover” series. Note the adaptations he employs to … See More

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Dan Noonan’s Egbert Elephant Story 1

The first episode of what became “Egbert Elephant and His Friends” appeared in Raggedy Ann + Andy #3 (Aug 46) Copyright 1946 Oskar Lebeck; copyright not renewed. The feature quickly evolved from two-page poem to a story format. Related Posts:No … See More

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