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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…

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…

Black Terror

Another Alex Schomburg (Xela signed) masterpiece – The Black Terror #23 (June 1948). Published by Standard Comics, The Black Terror first appeared in Exciting Comics #9 on May,…

Ella Cinders

Good ole’ St. John Publishing Co. squeezed out just three issues of Ella Cinderella (‘er, Cinders that is). Shown here is #3* and #4 from August and October…

Wings Comics

This is my copy of Wings Comics #96* from Fiction House published August 1947.  Cover art is by Bob Lubbers.  Number #93 below is by the same artist. Wings…

Wonder Comics

The Standard/Better/Nedor version of Wonderman is not to be confused with the Wonderman sued out of existence by D.C. in 1940 (having been published by Fox).  Fox changed…

Four Color (Carl Barks)

Four Color #386 features Uncle Scrooge‘s first ever appearance and is from April 1952. Script, pencils, ink and cover – it’s 100% through and through by one of…