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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Valentine's Day blogging: A very special podcast

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While searching for information on W.H.D. Koerner, who created the world's first superhero comic for the Chicago Tribune, I came across "True Tales that Show the Power of Love," a 1900 story in the Trib by an anonymous author and illustrated by Koerner. They were so weird and morbid and totally foreign in any kind of contemporary context that I felt obligated to do a podcast of one. You can listen

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to it or download the mp3.

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