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Throwback Review: “Airboy” Issues 1-5 (Eclipse Comics, 80s August Special)

Welcome back to 80s August, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of the greatest decade since the baking of the first blackberry cobbler! Today, we’re reviewing the first five-issue story arc of Eclipse Comics’ Airboy, which was a revival of the original Golden Age Airboy series published by Hillman Comics in the 40s and 50s. The first Eclipse Comics issue landed in

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Chuck Dixon and It’s Alive! bring “Airboy” back after a 30-year absence

Over the weekend, It’s Alive! launched a crowdfunding campaign for issue number 51 of Airboy, an aviation-themed hero whose origins date back to the Golden Age of comics. Wait? Issue 51? Yes, indeedy. Writer Chuck Dixon wrote a 50-issue run in the 1980s which updated the Airboy character for contemporary audiences. This Indiegogo campaign will fund issue number 51, which

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