You say you’ve watched more automotive movies and videos than you can count? Read more books than a librarian? Built so many Lego cars that your house is beginning to look like a miniature dealership? When it comes to entertaining ways to pass the time while obediently observing the stay-at-home rules, how ’bout some car-related comic books that you download to your computer and read for free? Read the full article on Hagerty.com:
Various mainstream comic heroes got hot rods at some point (usually 50s to 70s) such as Spiderman's dunebuggy. Ghost Rider is probably one of longest running comics to have a hero bike and now Dodge Charger as a core part of the hero/villain gig rather than just a gimmick to sell a toy.
Team America was a dirt bike? ish Marvel Comic not to be confused with the much later puppet movie. I have seen scrapyard covers on Batman comics, Wreck 'em Derby comics and all sorts oddballs.
Akira isn't near the impact without the bike...
CarToons magazine has existed in several incarnations.
George Trosley (Krass & Bernie) is one of my favourite automotive cartoonists.
It was generally accepted in the comics business to NOT use the name "Clint".
The L and the I can often run together.....
How about the DC Comics published edition of The Racing Pettys: Illustrated life story of America's greatest stock car racer, as told by "The King" Richard Petty Paperback – January 1, 1980, illustrated by Bob Kane of Batman fame. There was also a 12 comic series in 1980 called Legends of NASCAR that feature a different driver in each issue, including Richard Petty, Junior Johnson, Bobby Allison, Bill Eliott and other, published by Vortex Comics.
@oldgearhead57 - I'm sitting here looking at a stack of them from the '60s, wondering if anyone under 50 will ever relate to them enough to make it worth leaving them to my heirs. The stuff still makes me chuckle, but I certainly can't imagine my grandchildren being as engrossed in them as I was at their ages.