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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…

Zoot Comics

Zoot Comics #14a was published by Fox Feature Syndicate on March 1948.  Matt Baker is both cover artist and the artist in two Rulah inside stories titled “The Pearls…

Cosmic Aeroplane

The Cosmic Aeroplane pedigree is named after a bookstore in Salt Lake City, Utah where partners David Faggiola and Ken Sanders sold a large collection of comics with distinct…

Terrors of the Jungle

L.B. Cole was ahead of his time. Considerably ahead, in fact, of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s black light posters and psychedelic movement in art, music and…

Rulah

The creation of Rulah, Jungle Goddess is credited to Matt Baker. In fact, the undisputed champion of good girl art and artist famous for Fox’s Phantom Lady and…

Rangers

Rangers Comics began as Rangers of Freedom Comics (a costume superhero team) which started 1941. It ran seven issues before being changed to Rangers Comics (continuing to use…

Phantom Lady

So, who is this Phantom Lady you might ask?  That’s a torrid tale that has taken many twists over the decades. Phantom Lady was one of the very…

Nightmare

Nightmare started back in the summer of 1952 under publisher Ziff-Davis. The company (still publishing titles today such as PC Magazine) had a brief stint in comic books…

Flyin’ Jenny

Flyin’ Jenny was created by Russell Keaton. She began running right out of the gate as both a daily and Sunday newspaper strip on October, 1939.  Having previously…

Mitzi in Hollywood by Matt Barker