And then there was the time Dick Tracy and his extended family - including adopted ex-street urchin son Junior Tracy, moonperson daughter-in-law Moon Maid, and half-moonperson granddaughter Honeymoon - joined with wheeler-dealer villain Mr. Bribery to welcome all their readers back from a New York City newspaper strike.
Dick Tracy got kind of weird in the ’60s.
Scan from Dick Tracy: America’s Most Famous Detective.
The Aviation Building from the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Don’t remember what I scanned it from.
William Van Alen, architect of New York City’s Chrysler Building, in costume as the skyscraper to attend a ball where other architects also dressed as the buildings they designed. A friend of mine once pointed out a similar event occurred in an Ayn Rand novel, but I couldn’t say what one.
Don’t remember what I scanned this from.
Detail photo of the Niagara Hudson building. Don’t remember what I scanned it from.
Part of the Westinghouse pavilion at the 1939 World’s Fair. Scan from Bradbury: An Illustrated Life.
Micromegas, unmade pavilion design by Frank R. Paul for the 1939 World’s Fair. Don’t remember what I scanned it from.
Can you imagine the sheer SCALE of this thing had it been built? Egads.