Fifty years ago, the Marvel Age began

...Under the shadow of thinking. That's what happens when beating the Commies takes precedence over pure science:

Fantastic Four #1 (November 1961), script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein, colors by Stan Goldberg, letters by Artie Simek.
Go to: Bully Says: Comics Oughta Be Fun! for more FF goodness.

Eh, screw this. Marvel hasn't bestowed on Jack Kirby the respect he deserves. This puts a damper on celebrations of the whole "Marvel Age" thing. Better yet, let's not forget the true heroes of the , like cosmic-powered Laika:

The Alternative Endings to Laika Show by Nick Abadzis.

That's an explorer I can get behind.