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Dick Cole was known as “America’s Number One School Star.”  He was enjoyed enough in the 40’s to get his own  30-minute radio program. Dick mainly appeared in…

Untamed Love

By now (my 220th post) it’s a well worn story.  Golden age comic books emerged from the great depression and superheros boomed during World War II.  Post war,…

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…

Famous Funnies  #15

Famous Funnies  #15 from October 1935 is by far the oldest comic in my collection.  I’ve covered Famous Funnies before (after all it did run from 1934 to…

National Comics

National Comics was a successful series for Quality, running 75 issues from July 1940 – December 1949.  Cover art for National Comics #6 from publisher Quality (December 1940)…

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…

Mystery Comics

Alex Schomburg  did some cool robot covers.  One of the best was Mystery Comics #3 from publisher Better / Nedor / Standard / Pines that was printed October 1944….

All New Comics

All-New Comics #6 (January 1944) was published by Harvey.  The wild cover has a bit of everything; no less than two motorcycle images, a U.S. flag waving over…

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…

Whiz Comics

                  Whiz Comics #7 was published by Fawcett on August 1940. There is a nice little history of Fawcett Publishing…