Hilobrow counts down the Top 10 Best Adventure Novels of 1931.
A recently unearthed map of Middle Earth featuring annotations by "Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien has been added to a collection of Tolkien manuscripts at Oxford University.
Via BoingBoing: A collection of Jack Kirby's double-page spreads from DC Comics' The Demon!
Via The Bristol Board: The Spectre by Jerry Grandennetti, 1975. Trippy!
Via Woman's Day: Joe Simon's granddaughter shares what it was like growing up with Captain America's co-creator.
Joe Simon, to me, was Daddy Joe – my grandfather. Always creatively inclined, I would stand by his side while he drew, hoping to absorb just a tiny bit of his talent. He would show me how to shade and how to work with perspective – how to make Captain America's leg look as though it was leaping toward you. I loved to watch his steady hand ink a solid black line over each pencil stroke. He moved seamlessly.