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Hot Rods & Racing Cars

Hot Rods and Racing Cars was published by Charlton.  The title had an unusually long run of 120 issues for over 20 years (1951 – 1973). This February…

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Hickory 

After seeing the Candy Comics series, I suspected Harry Sahle had the potential to deliver a top twenty GGA cover.  While Candy was clearly not the right vehicle…

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Fight Comics #23

Because I have so many Fight Comics already listed, this “top 10 motorcycle cover” earns the rights to its very own special post.  The cover even has its…

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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…