Time for Frank and his Friend (1979 Ringer Publishing) $11.95 and Frank and his Friened - Special Collector's Edition Vol.1 $7.95 (2013 Ringer Publishing) by Clarence 'Otis' Dooley, Spaceman Jax comic book - Through the Mantagon Minefield (Pre-Orders $3.95) to be released on October 15 sneack preview at San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Time for Frank and his Friend by Clarence 'Otis' Dooley - Curio & Co. Curio and Co. www.curioandco.com $11.95 Spaceman Jax comic book - Through the Mantagon Minefield - by Ringer Comics - Curio & Co. Curio and Co. www.curioandco.com $4.95 Frank and his Friend Collector's Edition - Vol.1 by Clarence 'Otis' Dooley - Curio & Co.
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, Jan 11, 2015
by Ned Wazowski

Pinterest: taking your childhood collections online

Curio & Co. celebrates 2000 followers on Pinterest. Image from www.curioandco.com

Reinventing the simple scrapbook

We’re pleased as punch to find that we’ve reached 2000 followers on Pinterest. Pinning collections and boards on Pinterest is a lot of fun, and when you find people to share it with who enjoy it as much as you, it just makes the fun a little sweeter, you know?

And Pinterest is a lot of fun. From the discovery of new artists or missed classics, to reconnecting with childhood favorites, Pinterest never fails to give us an “Oh, yeah” moment with each pin. Plus, while some of us in the office are very organized and others are… very, very disorganized, rearranging pins and creating new boards is the aspect we all love. Is Play-Doh a toy, an art supply or… a food? Having this kind of dialog and playing these kinds of games with the pins always puts a smile on our faces.

Best of all, Pinterest, for all its cutting edge technology and...


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Spaceman Jax - Space Cadet - Spaceman Jax Fanclub Pin - 1961 - pin with bronze finish in package  - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

Space Cadet - Spaceman Jax Fanclub Pin - 1961

Spaceman Jax

Are you an official Space Cadet? For a period in the early 1960s, Spaceman Jax was part of a balanced...

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, Dec 23, 2014
by Ned Wazowski

Happy New Year

Curio & Co. looks back on 2014. Image courtesy of Curio and Co. www.curioandco.com

C’mon 2015, we’re ready for you!

Looking back on the year gives us a lot to be thankful for – 2014 was pretty good to us at Curio & Co.

We were so happy to be able to bring you so many pop culture classics this year – especially our favorite childhood memory in print, Spaceman Jax: Through the Mantagon Minefield. Any day that brings back those warm, cozy feelings from childhood is a real treat, and we were happy to share those days with friends old and new at Comic-Con this year.

We’re not just looking back, however. We’re already looking to the future, busy planning some exciting projects that are poised to ensure that 2015 is going to be even more fun. We can’t wait.

We have a tradition at the last Curio & Co. staff meeting of the year to share our resolutions for the future. Louis has resolved to...

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Finding Frank and His Friend - curioandco.com

Finding Frank and his Friend

Previously unpublished works by Clarence 'Otis' Dooley

It was easy to love Frank and his Friend, with its ice cream smudged logic and playful escapism. The characters charmed their way into our hearts and influenced countless cartoonists. These 52 never-before-seen images provide a glimpse into the development of one of the most enduring comics and allow us to meet Frank and his Friend all over again. 

The images, dating from the comic’s early years, were lost after Dooley’s untimely death in 1984.  These drawings and illustrations, seen for the first time in over 30 years, reveal much of the journey Dooley took in creating our favorite...

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Oberpfaffendorfer - Glamour Roast - Illustrated vintage poster ad with flapper drinking coffee (circa 1920's) "Exotic Aroma" - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com}

Glamour Roast

Oberpfaffendorfer

There’s nothing glamorous about Monday mornings. I guess if Mondays mean starting your trek through the Himalayas or the launch of your new film’s press junket – well that might be different. But for the rest of us, Mondays don’t...

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, Dec 23, 2014
by Ned Wazowski

Merry Christmas from Curio & Co.

There’s no reason to pout – Santa Claus is coming to town!

The tree is trimmed. The stockings are up. We’ve even put out some milk and cookies (the ones we haven’t eaten, anyway). All we need now is the Big Guy.

It’s amazing how Santa manages to get all around the world in one night – and even remembers Spaceman Jax and his friends across the galaxy. (Do they have chimneys in space?)

Here’s wishing you all the best that jolly old elf can bring, and – taking a tip from Spaceman Jax’s own list...

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Bunchy - They All Want... Bunchy - Illustrated vintage magazine ad of open Bunchy Cola, multiple bottle caps and bottle opener (circa 1950's) - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

They All Want... Bunchy

Bunchy

When my Mom was little, they kept all of their Bunchy bottle caps in an old coffee can. They used them for checkers and poker and hundreds of rainy day projects. At some point, they had to expand the collection...

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Cudworth-Hooper - Gadabout TM-1050 Time Machine Manual - Vintage user's manual for time travel machine (circa 1950's) - mid century design - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

Gadabout TM-1050 Time Machine Manual

Cudworth-Hooper

“There’s no time like the present,” goes the old expression.  And with a time machine, all times can be the present! This instruction book, the Cudworth-Hooper Owner’s Manual: Operation and Maintenance for the Gadabout TM 1050, is truly one-of-a-kind. According...

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Spaceman Jax - "Red Gets the Blues" 2 -  Jim Dewicky - animation production drawing - Jax points things out - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

"Red Gets the Blues" 2

Spaceman Jax

This original production drawing by animator Jim Dewicky is from the Spaceman Jax episode “Red Gets the Blues” in season two. This rare piece of production artwork is stamped with the PUD Film company logo and an archival number from...

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, Dec 18, 2014
by Ned Wazowski

It’s still story time

Who says that only kids get to have stories read to them?

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, Dec 12, 2014
by Ned Wazowski

Galactic Time

Meeting with a species from another planet starts to get tricky when it’s time to synchronize your watches.

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, Nov 18, 2014
by Ned Wazowski

Spaceman Jax today

What would the Spaceman Jax character be like done by a studio today?

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, Oct 30, 2014
by Louis Smeedly

Happy Halloween