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Whiz Comics

Whiz Comics #7 was published by Fawcett on August 1940. There is a nice little history of Fawcett Publishing (which started as Captain Billy’s Whiz Bang) at this Wow Comics post….

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…

New Funnies

Walter Lantz #250 (October 1949) features the anthropomorphic-funny animal Woody Woodpecker playing golf. Before Woody would rise to the top of Walter Lantz’s cartoon empire, Andy Panda served as the lead….

America’s Greatest Comics

America’s Greatest Comics was Fawcett’s response to D.C.’s success with World’s Finest Comics – a larger 100 page package that featured its stable of superhero characters. My copy of #5 ws…

Wow Comics

I was excited to add Wow Comics #7 October 1942 and #8 December 1942 from publisher Fawcett into my collection.  The feature early World War II superheros in issues not…

All Star Comics

The Justice Society of America (JSA) on this beautiful copy of All Star Comics #16 is drawn by Frank Harry and features nine members: The Sandman (Wesley Dodds);…

Marvel Mystery Comics

What a beauty! The terrific Alex Schomburg cover on the left is Marvel Mystery Comics #57 published July 1944 by Timely .  Its another “P” Book that I felt very…

Sub-Mariner Comics

Sub-Mariner Comics #7 was published by Timely Comics on September 1942.  Cover artwork is by Allen Simon (pencils) and Frank Giacoia (inks). Alex Schomburg’s version of Namor on…

Smash Comics

Smash Comics #10 was published by Quality on May 1940. The cover features Bozo the Robot with art by Bozo creator George Brenner.  Long before there was “Iron Man”…