Mid-Century Color Palette in Comics

The Golden Age of comics was from 1838 to 1950 and I recently ran across these comic book color charts from that era. If you're looking for some mid-century paint colors, these could be an interesting place to start. Or, if you wanted to do a super hero nursery in a mid-century home these could give you a perfect mid century modern color palette.




I also ran across a comic book color chart from the modern age of comics, after they switched to Pantone coloring. 


If you are going to do a super hero nursery, this will give you the perfect paint colors, especially if you use Pantone paints.

3 comments:

  1. The Comico color chart is actually from the mid-80s. The 64-color palettes would be from mid-60s or so. Superman, Batman, Captain Marvel, and Captain America all hail from the Golden Age of comics, but Spider-Man, the X-Men, and the Avengers didn't get kicking until about 1963.

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  2. I have wanted to find comic books authentic paint colors for a long time... I searched but couldn't find those vivid hues in interior paint brands... Can someone help me to realize my dream? Thank You

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  3. Hi is this thread still live? I'm looking for a unique colour palette for my new fabric range. Please do get in touch if there is any way I could buy the colour chart that has 'colour chart' written at the top? Kind regards Emma Hampson 0044 7947 157007

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