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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.)

                  More film fun found here.

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…

School Day Romances

School Day Romances #2 is from Star Publications,  February 1950.  Upon my first seeing it, it immediately became one of my top 20 covers.  Yes, clearly another classic…

Oscar Comics

Oscar Comics #10 from Timely April 1949 is one of my favorite covers, and perfect for the football season kick off. Issue contains a public service announcement titled  “A…

Miss America (Patsy Walker)

This fun football themed cover was printed January 1952 for issue Volume 7 #43 by Miss America Publications (which was part of Marvel/Atlas). Cover art is signed by Al…

Flat Top

Obscure Nation-Wide Publishing printed the first issue of Flat-Top on November 1953.  The series lasted just three issues, until it was picked up by Harvey where they ran Flat-Top…

Willie Comics

Willie Comics was published by Timely for 15 issues from 1946 through 1949. The series was continued from Ideal Comics and continued as Li’l Willie Comics. What’s interesting…