Junior Comics

You may not believe me, but I am being honest. Three years ago when I re-started collecting books and built this site (even though it is called good girl comics) I didn’t know comic books like this existed! Upon reflection

/ No comments

Jungle Jim

Paul Norris drew this colorful cover of Jungle Jim #14 published on October of 1949. Artist Norris was a World War II vet who moved on from Jim to later draw the Brick Bradford newspaper strips. The ongoing Sunday newspaper

/ No comments

Jungle Jo

Let’s face it, by 1950 things were getting a pretty weird over at Fox Features Syndicate. This issue of Jungle Jo #2 (July 1950) was published at the same time the company was forced to file bankruptcy – July 15,

/ No comments

Jungle Comics

Having not been able to saturate the market’s insatiable demand for Jungle Sirens with Sheena in Jumbo Comics, Fiction House unleased another series titled Jungle Comics which ran 163 issues staring January 1940 and not ending until Fiction House succumbed

/ No comments

Jumbo Comics

American’s sense of adventure and exploration were popularized during the 1930′s to 1950′s in various film and book media within three genres; Jungle, Western and Outer Space. Only one, Outer Space aka Sci-fi, still retain popularity today. But in its heyday

/ No comments

Joe Palooka Comics

Joe Palooka was brain child of Ham Fisher.  As a newspaper strip it began in April of 1930 after some arm twisting of the publisher McNaught Syndicate.  But once Fisher sold them on it, the public ate it up and

/ No comments

Jiggs and Maggie

Jiggs and Maggie were the two main characters of a newspaper strip titled Bringing Up Father. Distributed by King Features Syndicate starting in 1913 – this surely makes them the oldest characters of any comic in my collection. The rolling pin Maggie is using to

/ No comments

Ernie

Ernie Comics #25 (March 1949) is the only humor genre comic to make my top twenty covers list. According to the Grand Comics Database, art credits to Mike Suchorsky were verified in an interview with Hames Ware and Jim Vadebonouer, Jr..

/ No comments

Debbie Dean Comics

Debbie Dean, Career Girl #1 was published April 1945 by Civil Service. Interestingly, the 6 pages inside story titled “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” is an adaptation of an Edgar Allen Poe story. Created by Bert Whitman as a

/ No comments

Comedy Comics

Published January 1950 by Marvel – Comedy Comics #10 was the last issue in Marvel’s 1948 series that served as a vehicle for its stable of working gals Hedy De Vine (aka of Hollywood), Millie the Model and Tessie the

/ No comments