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The Not Forgotten Anthology
Heralded by the success of Superman and Batman, the world of superheroes exploded in the late 1930s with a litany of colorful and often bizarre heroic characters, creating what is revered as “The Golden Age” of comic books. They defeated evil wherever it reared it's ugly head, whether it be bloodthirsty Vampires from Pluto, repugnant Nazi jerks, or the mysterious and deadl ...more
Paperback, First, 200 pages
Published December 1st 2017 by Not Forgotten
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I LOVE the premise of this anthology. The execution is good, but not great. The writing is pretty consistent throughout, with 1-8 page stories packing in as much plot as some modern full-length comics. The art is mostly a nice blend of modern comics styles. Several established creators and several up-and-comers provide beautiful design, illustration, and layouts. (If you look at the Kickstarter page there’s a representative sampling of pages.) The standouts are the more experimental styles like ...more
Holy batwings, Batman! So many heros/heroines that were kicked to the curb and forgotten. It's nice to see new life in these characters. I would love to read the continuing adventures of The Atomic Man. He has story elements similar to Captain America's origins, along with the Flash's Flashpoint. Likewise to seeing more of Terena of the Tundra, Doc Strange (not Marvel's Doctor Strange), and the Black Terror. A few stories had some tight jumbled panels that were hard to decipher at first. Though ...more
The reason this book is so much fun is simple: creative people allowed to be creative. Fittingly, the book does have the feel of a Golden Age anthology comic, full of old and mostly unfamiliar characters. It's like a treasury of new discoveries. As the introduction promises, there is no worry about continuity or sales demographics. The people involved are just having a blast. While not every story may be amazing, you still know that you're reading something special.