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Virtual Newsstand Displays Comic Books by Date

If you’re a comic book aficionado (or just want to take a stroll down memory lane), this virtual newsstand shows you all the comics published for any month and year going all the way back to the 1930s.

Courtesy of Mike’s Amazing World of Comics, the virtual newsstand lets you dial in a month, year, sorting style, and shows all publishers or select publishers. The covers are displayed in a grid where you can click through to see a larger version of the cover and read additional information about the comic. It’s a really neat way to check out trends in comic design and artwork over the years.

Hit up the link below to take it for the spin. Have a cool comic book resource to share? Sound off in the comments.

The Newsstand [via Boing Boing]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 10/17/12

Comments (2)

  1. truckdriverfritz

    Like many before her, and since, my mother simply threw out my five or six boxes of well preserved si/fi comix… Said something like, “when you went to college, I knew you’d never read that junk again..” So, all you collectors can thank mom for driving up the prices of those that survived.

  2. bedlamb

    Same here. Mom tossed them when I joined the navy. Oh well.

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