Untamed Love

By now (my 220th post) it’s a well worn story.  Comic books emerged from the great depression and superheros boomed during World War II.  Post war, tastes shifted…

Women Outlaws

With a cover title like “True Stories of Famous Western Gun Gals” it was almost assured to draw the attention of both readers and the anti-comic psychiatrist  Fredric…

Famous FunniesĀ  #15

Famous Funnies  #15 from October 1935 is by far the oldest comic in my collection.  I’ve covered Famous Funnies before (after all it did run from 1934 to…

National Comics

National Comics #6 from publisher Quality (December 1940) was a bit of a surprise purchase for me.  If you can look past the “chew” in the bottom right…

Down with Crime

Down with Crime #7 was on my want list for a long while.  A few years ago, this was an inexpensive book (if you could find one).  But…

Junior Miss

Junior Miss (at least in its volume #2 Marvel, 1947 series from issues #24-34) was a vehicle for Marvel’s popular gal Cindy.   The “Cindy and boy pal Chuck…

Popular Comics

Popular Comics #54 was a  Dell Comics / Western Publishing production, published on August 1940.  My attraction was primarily the motorcycle cover (featuring Gang Busters).  But there is much more…

Mystery Comics

Alex Schomburg  did some cool robot covers.  One of the best was Mystery Comics #3 from publisher Better / Nedor / Standard / Pines that was printed October 1944….

All New Comics

All-New Comics #6 (January 1944) was published by Harvey.  The wild cover has a bit of everything; no less than two motorcycle images, a U.S. flag waving over…

Red Circle Comics

Red Circle comics was published by “Enwil,” a company that operated from 2747 W. Madison Street, Chicago, Illinois. Edwin Hamilton was acting proprietor. The business also operated under…