Maritime Monday for October 8, 2012: Vintage Nautical Comics

El Capitán Coraje -  07: El Secreto de Tano (Spain) -image source Aquaman (Nickname: King Of The Seven Seas) is a fictional character and superhero who stars in many comic book titles by DC Comics, and debuted in September 1941. 'Those Who Underestimate Aquaman do so at their peril. This hot-headed monarch commands a kingdom that covers three-quarters of the Earth's … [Read more...]

Maritime Monday for January 9th, 2012

Maritime Paintings by Anton Otto Fischer The charred head of a dodo. Find out more about it here. (via drtuesdaygjohnson) Above, a 1945 Esquire magazine pin-up calendar by Peruvian artist Joaquin Alberto Vargas y Chávez, who back then went only by the moniker Varga. We can't think of a better way to start the year than with a dozen of his paintings… VIVA … [Read more...]

Maritime Monday for December 12, 2011

Days of Adventure: New Adventure Comics # 28, July, 1938 - see also - via theticketthatexploded Panoramic Photograph: The United States fleet in Colon Harbor, Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal The Panoramic Photograph Collection contains approximately four thousand images featuring American cityscapes, landscapes, and group portraits. These panoramas offer an … [Read more...]