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Big Deals: Comics' Highest-Profile Moments

During its century-plus existence, the comic strip has produced defining moments that held the American public in its unique thrall; these moments were the first thing everyone turned to in the newspaper. This feature collects the event that grabbed the public's fancy like no others.

The Deadliest Ads Alive!

Comic-book superheroes weren't the only ones who felled their foes with a mighty blow. Purveyors of the martial arts offered to confer deadly fighting skill upon readers. Dan Kelly chronicles the rise and fall of one of the medium's more reprobate advertising trends.