Some folks think a submarine is limited . . . but not this one! Bill Battle, in Commander Battle And The Atomic Sub # 2, 1954
It was this action-filled rawness, this world of lusty hoodlumism, of Saturday movie serials seven days a week that made the new comic books, from their first day of publication, the principal reading matter in my life.
Novelist, playwright, and cartoonist Jules Feiffer, in The Great Comic Book Heroes
In 1951, when young Norman Fruman was hired as assistant editor for the American Comics Group, the comic book industry itself was barely in its teens and filled with a sense of adventure. Fruman has recalled in vivid detail the staff and surroundings of the ACG offices:
It was one of the tall office buildings between 5th and 6th [in New York City]. It is still one of the most elegant addresses in New York. The New Yorker [magazine] is one block away. So it certainly was a good address; and the major elegant stores were just a short distance away. And Richard [Hughes] liked to dress as elegantly as