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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…

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.  Flat-Top was a spin-off from “Mazie,” Nation-Wide’s facsimile of the Archie Comics. Flat-Top  was a “Reggie-Like” supporting…

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…

Mitzi’s Boyfriend

From Marvel Comics (yep, the publishers of Captain America and Spiderman) under its Timely indicia published Mitzi’s Boyfriend.  It was a short lived six issue series that ran…

Americas Best Comics

America’s Best Comics #17 from Nedor/Better Publications published March 1946. Featuring Black Terror, Fighting Yank, Doc Strange and Pyroman all scrimmaging in a football game!  Had to have…

Mutt & Jeff

Collecting comics can have a strange way of leading you down various paths – one day you’re collecting good girl art (gga), the next motorcycle covers, then superheroes,…