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Slave Girl Comics

Slave Girl Comics #1* was published by Avon Periodicals on February 1949 and is listed in Brent Frankenhoff’s “The Greatest Comic Book Covers of All Time.” It is…

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Bulletman

Issue #14 of Bulletman was published March 1943 by Fawcett.  I’d say cover artist Jack Binder’s version of Bulletgirl is not quite as sexy as Mac Raboy’s version…

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All Select Comics

O.M.G., Captain America, Human Torch and Sub-Mariner all on a single cover! Oh yea, and let’s not forget the two sidekicks Bucky and Toro.  In addition to an early usage of…

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Captain America Comics

I can barely contain my excitement.  I finally landed my “holy grail” of a motorcycle cover, Captain America Comics #27 from June 1943. The book was purchased incomplete,…

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Famous Funnies #110

Sometimes you run into a comic and wonder why it doesn’t seem to be more in demand. I guess that’s just what makes for a good deal. In…

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Nellie the Nurse

It’s a well-worn story by now.  Superheroes, as a cultural expression of hope, were juxtaposed against the hard reality Americans faced during the depression and WWII.  And as the…

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Flyin’ Jenny

Flyin’ Jenny was created by Russell Keaton. She began running right out of the gate as both a daily and Sunday newspaper strip on October, 1939.  Having previously…

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My Friend Irma

Most people today don’t really think of the 1940’s as spinning out multi-media franchises.  But indeed that is what actress Marie Wilson had succeed in doing.  She has no…

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Murder Incorporated

One of my favorite motorcycle covers is Murder Incorporated #14.  It is dated October 1949  and published by Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc.,   It’s so good in fact the…

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Man O’ Mars

Maurice Whitman penned and inked the rather attractive (if you are into green) Martian woman named Ylla. Her name was borrowed from the “Ylla” in Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles. Mars…