www.ComicBookCollectorsBlog.com

Welcome from
Michael D
Hamersky!

« January 2013 »
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
You are not logged in. Log in

Signed Comics
For Sale!

Entries by Topic
All topics  «
Comic Book Artists
Comic Book History
Comic Book Movies
Comic Book Writers
Comic Books - New
Comic Cons
eBay Info
Other Cons
Other Movie Genres
Other Non Comics Works
TV Shows

Want Powerful
Promotion & PR?
Ask MarketingTina!

Blog Tools
Edit your Blog
Build a Blog
RSS Feed
View Profile

Join Michael's
Facebook Network!

Want A Good
Book Or Graphic Novel?
Read Our Reviews!

Check Out Our
Our eBay Store!

Friday, January 11, 2013
Today In History... January 11th
Mood:  caffeinated
Topic: Comic Book History
                                        
Click Here to add This ComicBookCollectorsBlog.com to Your list of NetworkedBlogs!Click Here to see ABOUT THE SELLER in our eBay Store!
 
 
 
 Today In History...
 
January 11th
But In The Year 1908!
 
 
  
 alt=

  

TODAY'S FEATURE IS BLOG #3773 -   I thought I would present something different in today's blog....

I'm going to mention what this day meant in the year of 1908, and then tie it to comic books!

On this date, January 11th of 1908, President Teddy Roosevelt declared the Grand Canyon in Arizona to be a 'national monument'!

So, when looking for comic books that tied in to this event or the Grand Canyon itself, I found that there was a Grand Canyon Association that published four comics in a comic book series titled: Canyon Comics Presents.  

In issue #1 the feature is:  Chasm - Guardian of Grand Canyon!

There were three other issues in this series, which were published in three different years, per the GCDB.

I find that the Grand Canyon Association has a web site also.

I only see about two other comic book series that had a Grand Canyon theme, but I'll mention those in another year...

It truly is amazing what the field of comic books has offered in the past

~ Michael

 


NOTE FROM Michael D Hamersky On ComicsMy thanks again to all of YOU reading this blog and our archived blog posts, now at 3,773 total posts in number!   I do appreciate your continued reading and support of this Blog!

BTW, You can 'follow' this blog by clicking the 'Follow' Button at this NetworkedBlogs app link!   Thanks to ALL of YOU that have already clicked that button!  And for those of YOU that haven't yet... I would appreciate it if YOU would!!!

Note:  My online 'Local' Comic Book Shop (LCBS), carries many different genres of comics, magazines, graphic novels, and comic con promotional items. Possibly even copies of the item(s) that was mentioned here today...!  If I have it, you'll find under the BIG TOP of Comics, at Comic Books Circus.com, including the book 'Gotham City 14 Miles' that I am shown holding to the left. I'm 1 of 14 essayists in that book! !     

Web Page Note:  This blog post is written per the IE Browser standards.  Chrome, Safari, Netscape, Firefox and the other browsers serve the page up slightly differently, sorry about that!  The screen display resolution is best seen at the setting of 1024 x 768 on your laptop or desktop computer.  Note:  Your computer's resoulution may be set differently, but the above resolution is the most commonly used resolution at the time of this blog post. 

NOTE: All images and characters within this blog post are copyright and trademark their respective owners.

Comics Creators: If you are breaking into, or already work in the comic book industry or other pop culture productions, you are welcome to email or mail us press releases, news items, and updates that you feel would be of interest to our blog readers. Including YOUR own works! To mail printed items to us for possible review, send to:  Make It So Marketing Inc., PO Box 130653, Carlsbad, CA 92013

 Also, if you are a Facebook member, I would have liked you to send me a 'Friend Request'. However, I have reached the maximum limit of 5,000 Facebook Friends and Fan pages already, so I've added a New 'Facebook Fan Page' so that even more of YOU can 'Like' what I am doing, and be interactive with me and others there.  Here is the link to that 'Facebook Fan Page': Michael D Hamersky On Comics! Please click the 'Like' button on that page!
---------------            
      
In Addition, I started a YouTube Channel just before the 2011 Comic-Con International, where I am slowly uploading videos from conventions or other events that we attend that are also pop culture related.  You are invited to 'subscribe' to that channel also!  As found at 'HamerskyOnComics'!
Site Meter


Posted by makeitsomarketing at 10:15 AM PST
Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013 10:23 AM PST
Post Comment | Permalink

View Latest Entries