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Daredevil

Back in the day Daredevil, the original Golden Age version, was actually one of the more successful comic book superheroes relative to the hundreds created during the 1940s….

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Boy Commandos

The Boy Commandos #7 motorcycle cover was done by famed Captain America creative team Jack Kirby and Joe Simon for publisher DC back in  June of 1944. Psychologically it was likely appealing to…

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Four Favorites

The famous “lost your shots” cover from the venerable Ace Magazines by Sam Singer appeared on issue #31 on October 1947. I also briefly owned Sam’s “spin the bottle” cover on Scream…

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Willie Comics

Willie Comics was published by Timely for 15 issues from 1946 through 1949. The series was continued from Ideal Comics and continued as Li’l Willie Comics. What’s interesting…

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All Winners

All-Winners Comics #12 (Spring 1944) was on my want list for a long time, mainly due to its Captain America on a motorcycle cover by Alex Schomburg. Prices…

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World’s Finest Comics

World’s Finest Comics #19 was published by DC on January 1945. If fans of either Superman or Batman could part with just one small nickel more than the…

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Thrilling Comics

Thrilling Comics #53 (April 1946) is another classic from Alex Schomburg. The dazzling composition (complete with hero saving a blonde haired damsel who is dangerously in jeopardy of slipping…

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Official True Crime Cases

Official True Crime Cases #24 is one a small number of books I own in the crime genre.  I purchased it for its nearly hidden “motorcycle” cover by…

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Mitzi’s Boyfriend

From Marvel Comics (yep, the publishers of Captain America and Spiderman) under its Timely indicia Mitzi’s Boyfriend was a short lived six issue series that ran from June 1948…

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Leave It to Binky

You would be correct for thinking there are a lot of “teen humor” Golden Age comic books.  No doubt they sprang up post-WWII as superhero’s demand faded – and…