Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Jack Cole's Dickie Dean, boy inventor

Paul Tumey (the web's favorite Cole authority) argues that Dickie Dean was an especially personal character for the cartoonist. It's easy to imagine Cole, arguably the Golden Age's most inventive creator after Eisner, identifying strongly with a high school student who came up with ray guns and flying cars in his free time.

From Silver Streak #9

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