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Americas Best Comics

America’s Best Comics #17 from Nedor/Better Publications published March 1946. Featuring Black Terror, Fighting Yank, Doc Strange and Pyroman all scrimmaging in a football game!  Had to have it.  Oh,…

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Mutt & Jeff

  As if gga, superheroes and motorcycles were not enough – I’ve started picking up some football themed covers .  These are of Mutt & Jeff #37 and…

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Cosmic Aeroplane

The Cosmic Aeroplane pedigree is named after a bookstore in Salt Lake City, Utah where partners David Faggiola and Ken Sanders sold a large collection of comics with distinct…

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Exciting Comics

Exciting Comics #38 from April 1945 is “in the shop” for a press and slabbing.  But that shouldn’t stop me from posting this brilliantly colored gem of a motorcycle…

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Captain Marvel Jr.

Published by Fawcett September of 1943, the cover of Captain Marvel Jr. #11 makes for a centerpiece of a motorcycle comic cover collection.  Drawn by artist Emanuel “Mac” Raboy,…

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Big Shot

Here we have a motorcycle cover on Big Shot Comics #66, published May 1946 by Columbia. On the cover is Brass Knuckles, presumably drawn by creator Mart Bailey. Mart…

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A Date With Judy

I’ve posted here before that multimedia franchises were not just a modern phenomenon, but part of a strategy as old as Madison Avenue itself. There was a time when…

Want List

As I near the completion of posting my entire collection here (about a dozen or so titles to go) there still remain a few books for which I am…

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Four Color (Porky Pig)

Four Color #322 is Porky Pig (with Bugs Bunny). I was attracted to the Science Fiction cover and that I remember this book from the original ‘ole man’s collection.  It was published on March 1951…

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United Comics

                  What fun it was to discover a modern day artist’s homage to Fritz Ritz.  Of course, that is not…