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The Heroic History of Newspaper Comics

Reading the Sunday funnies has been a hobby enjoyed by comic lovers spanning generations. It can all be traced back to Tarzan, Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon. This trio of champions initiated a wave of characters who illustrated the battle between good and evil. From exotic lands to high-flying spaceships, their adventures were first captured on the pages of the Sunday paper.

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First U.S. Postal Service Mail Truck

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Edison’s Phonograph

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