Frank Borth

A Catholic America Would Be Worth ‘Conserving’

History is a funny thing in that it takes no prisoners. One thing American Conservatives have wrestled with since the foundation of the republic is just what it is they are supposed to be conserving. Europeans and Latin Americans were fairly clear on the point, with a rejection of the principles of the French Revolution [...]

Sunday Comics: The Treasure of Paradise Island, Part 4

Here's part four of "The Treasure of Paradise Island," a ten-part 1952 serial by Capt. Frank Moss and artist Frank Borth.  As always, these pages come from Catholic University's online archive of Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact.   More next week!

Sunday Comics: The Treasure of Paradise Island, Part 3

Here's #3 of 10 in the 1952 adventure serial "The Treasure of Paradise Island," written by Capt. Frank Moss and illustrated by Frank Borth. As always, these pages come from Catholic University's online archive of Treasure Chest. More next week!

Sunday Comics: The Treasure of Paradise Island, Part 1

After a few weeks of recommendations (Rose is Rose, Manga Bible Stories, and ArmorQuest: Genesis), it's time to get back to a serial. Among Treasure Chest's best serialists was Frank Borth (whose stories with Uncle Harry and the monkey we followed throughout much of 2010).  Today, we start a ten-part adventure of his from 1952: [...]

Sunday Comics: Uncle Harry’s Monkey’s Uncle, Part 8

So very, very crazy.  Two men dressed as apes are walking around the zoo, with one baby gorilla in tow.  Each of them thinks the other one is a real gorilla.  Even Uncle Harry is confused. More madness from Frank Borth's ten-part serial from 1962, lovingly stored in Catholic University's online archive of Treasure Chest [...]

Sunday Comics: Uncle Harry’s Monkey’s Uncle, Part 7

A "bad guy" has dressed up as a gorilla to cause a panic in the amusement park owned by Uncle Harry.  However, Harry's friend Fud is also dressed up as a gorilla, taking care of the baby gorilla inside the cage.  Insanity ensues, as only Frank Borth can depict it. This week's sequence, as always, [...]

Sunday Comics: Uncle Harry’s Monkey’s Uncle, Part 6

Halfway through the latest serial!  Here's the next episode in Frank Borth's 1962 "Uncle Harry's Monkey's Uncle." As always, these pages come courtesy of Catholic University's online archive of Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact.     Ooh, this should be good...

Sunday Comics: Uncle Harry’s Monkey’s Uncle, Part 3

Technical difficulties being over, I now present the next installment of the 1962 serial Uncle Harry's Monkey's Uncle, by Frank Borth. As always, these pages come from Catholic University's online archive of Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact.     I love the fantasy wish-fulfillment here.  I mean, how many kids wouldn't love to get [...]

Sunday Comics: Uncle Harry’s Monkey’s Uncle, Part 2

Here's part two of Frank Borth's 10-part 1962 serial.  As always, these pages come from Catholic University's online archive of Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact. I like the litle civics lesson they snuck in there...

Sunday Comics: Uncle Harry’s Gold Mine, Part 10

And finally, the conclusion of the 1960's serial Uncle Harry's Gold Mine by Frank Borth.  As always, these pages come from Catholic University's online archive of Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact.     This serial had to be one of Treasure Chest's most well-received stories, for it was one of the very few to [...]

Sunday Comics: Uncle Harry’s Gold Mine, Part 8

Gags abound in part eight of 1960's ten part action-comedy serial "Uncle Harry's Gold Mine" by Frank Borth.  (There's a little surprise on page 4, too.) As always, these pages come from Catholic University's online archive of Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact.     I can just see Uncle Harry being played by Dick [...]

Sunday Comics: Uncle Harry’s Gold Mine, Part 7

Comedic action rules the day in part seven of 1960's ten-part serial "Uncle Harry's Gold Mine," written and illustrated by Frank Borth. As always, these pages come from Catholic University's online archive of Treasure Chest of Fact and Fun.     Thanks to Grandpa, that forward-looking stalwart...

Sunday Comics: Uncle Harry’s Gold Mine, Part 6

Oh, no!  Uncle Harry signed the contract!!  But that's not the end of the story--how could it be, with nephews like his? This ten-part 1960 serial, written & illustrated by the prolific Frank Borth, originally appeared in Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact, which is maintained in Catholic University's online archive.     You know, [...]

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