GASPAR SALADINO at ATLAS/SEABOARD Part 1

This article is about Gaspar Saladino’s work on cover and story lettering for the 1975 Atlas Comics from Seaboard Periodicals, referred to as Atlas/Seaboard to set it apart from the Atlas Comics name used by Marvel in the 1950s. Marvel publisher Martin Goodman sold his publishing business in 1968 and left Marvel in 1972, starting […]

GASPAR SALADINO at WARREN, NAL & STAR*REACH

This article features a small amount of Gaspar Saladino story lettering for three publishers in the 1970s. Jim Warren began publishing FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND in 1958. It was black and white, larger than standard comics size, and used photos and text for the most part. In 1964 he branched out into horror comics in […]

GASPAR SALADINO and WALLY WOOD

This blog post is about the comic strips CANNON and SALLY FORTH produced by Wally Wood for an overseas US Military newspaper, not an official one. I could have added them to the other Saladino newspaper strips HERE, but I have very little information about the newspaper they appeared in, “Overseas Weekly” published in Germany, […]

GASPAR SALADINO at NATIONAL LAMPOON

NATIONAL LAMPOON was a humor/satire magazine originally spun off from the Harvard Lampoon with some of the same staff. It flourished during the 1970s, having great impact on popular culture, but by the early 1980s was losing importance and sales, and after the entire staff was fired in 1985, it ceased to have any major […]

GASPAR SALADINO at AURORA

Aurora Plastics Corporation was founded in 1950 and made buyer-assembled plastic replica models of cars and airplanes, later expanding into TV and movie scenes. In 1974 they issued a series of comic book superheroes and characters that ran to ten releases, and each one had a comic book size pamphlet of eight pages, two pages […]