Lana

Lana Comics #6 (June 1949) was yet another title from publisher Marvel/Timely tied to its large stable of female working gal and teen humor books that included Hedy, Jeanie, Margie,…

Prize

Prize Comics was a rather obscure title published by Prize Publications (owned by pulp magazine publisher Crestwood). The series actually lasted 68 issues over eight years (March 1940…

Marvel Mystery Comics

Marvel Mystery Comics #74 is from July 1946 . Here Alex Schomburg has drawn Torch and Toro coming to the rescue of a couple accosted by some gangsters out in from of the Timely…

Sunny

Sunny #13 from Fox Features Syndicate is dated April 1948.  This book is largely popular due to the Al Feldstein “Junior” art inside.  While artists of other inside stories differ, they…

Bugs Bunny

Bugs Bunny‘s Vacation Funnies #2 (1952) is one “like new book” – perhaps the glossiest cover I’ve owned to date (almost need shades to block the reflection). My old Man…

Crimes by Women

Crimes by Women #14  from Fox Feature Syndicate  is dated August 1950.   Pulp novel website Criminal Element has a tremendous write-up of the series, so no use in me repeating…

Cateen Kate

Canteen Kate #2 by publisher St. John is from August 1952. It’s generally prized due to having been created by Matt Baker from cover to cover.  The great…

Judy Canova

Much in the same vein as of My Friend Irma, Judy Canova wasn’t just a title of a comic book, but rather one part of a multi-media juggernaut…

Humphrey Comics

The wild success of Joe Palooka is already well documented.   Harvey, a publisher not to let an opportunity pass, spun off Joe’s sidekick Humphrey to his own title….

Ozzie and Babs

While I have been looking for an Ozzie and Babs #9 forever, I ran across Fawcett‘s  Ozzie and Babs #4 (September 1948).  It is a better than average…