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Treasure Chest

Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact was similar to True Comics  in that it was aimed as a “healthy” alternative to standard comics of the day.  It was…

True Comics

From today’s perspective (based on comic superhero’s massive popularity in the movies) it might be surprising to know that True Comics was a relatively popular comic series.  It…

Babe Ruth Sports

Known as “The Bambino” and “The Sultan of Swat”, George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr. created an incredible and lasting legacy playing in Major League Baseball for 19 years. …

4Most Comics

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…

Famous FunniesĀ  #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…

Junior Miss

Junior Miss (at least in its volume #2 Marvel, 1947 series from issues #24 to #34) was a vehicle for  Marvel’s popular gal Cindy.   The “Cindy and boy…

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…

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….

New Funnies

Walter Lantz #250 (October 1949) features the anthropomorphic-funny animal Woody Woodpecker playing golf. Before Woody would rise to the top of Walter Lantz’s cartoon empire, Andy Panda served as the lead….

Film Fun (cont.)

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