Category: 1947-1955 Page 1 of 14

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Sunny

Sunny #13 from Fox Feature 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 the…

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…