Blow Up Your Comics (5)

By: John Hilgart
April 1, 2012

Fifth in a series of thirty posts by John Hilgart. HiLobrow yields to no one in our admiration for his spelunkery into the mysterious and gorgeous depths of comics that we grew up reading without ever noticing what he’s shown us. Check out the manifesto and FAQ of Hilgart’s 4CP project.

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CREDITS: Superman 193, 1967, DC

Note that from now into the foreseeable future, installments in the “Blow Up Your Comics” series will appear each weekend.

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SIMILAR HILOBROW SERIES: SUBSUPERMEN — Golden Age heroes who didn’t make the grade | MASKED MAN | LIMERICKANIA | MEET THE L.I.S. — John Hilgart discovers “implicit superheroes” concealed within comic-book mastheads | 4CP FRIDAY — themed comic-book detail galleries, curated by admirers of John Hilgart’s 4CP project | KIRB YOUR ENTHUSIASM — 25 writers on 25 Jack Kirby panels | ANNOTATED GIF — Kerry Callen brings comic book covers to life | CHESS MATCH — a gallery of pulp fiction chess games | COMICALLY VINTAGE — that’s-what-she-said vintage comic panels | DC — THE NEW 52 — an 11-year-old reviews DC’s new lineup | FILE X — a one-of-a-kind gallery of “X” pulp paperback covers | SECRET PANEL — Silver Age comics’ double entendres | SKRULLICISM — they lurk among us

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Comics, Read-outs, Spectacles

What do you think?

  1. I bid you yield to me in your admiration, oh Mighty Hilobrow.

    I prostrate myself before 4CP with a zealous humility that makes Opus Dei look like a Swinger’s CLub.

  2. Never, Greg. HiLobrow is abased so low before 4CP, we’re lower than a snake’s belly, as we say here in the colonies.

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