How the “Silver Age of Comics” Got its Name by Michael Uslan


From the Uslan Vault of DC History, Ch. 3

The term “Silver Age of Comics” was coined in a letter to the editor in 1966’s JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #42, “Metamorpho Says No!”

“Metamorpho Says No!” from JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #42

Prior to this, comic book scholars had been referring to it as “The Second Heroic Age of Comics.” Marvel used its own term, the “Marvel Age of Comics.” – Michael Uslan

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