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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…

Wilbur Comics

Wilbur Comics #29 on the left from Archie Comics was published February 1950. The cover gag, “Wilbur, when I say pay more attention to figures, I mean the ones on…

Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories

  Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories (WDC) was published by Dell and ran an amazing 264 issues from 1940 to 1962. The series was the continuation of Mickey Mouse…