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National Comics

National Comics #6 from publisher Quality (December 1940) was a bit of a surprise purchase for me.  If you can look past the “chew” in the bottom right…

Popular Comics

Popular Comics #54 was a  Dell Comics / Western Publishing production, published on August 1940.  My attraction was primarily the motorcycle cover (featuring Gang Busters).  But there is much more…

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….

Whiz Comics

Whiz Comics #7 was published by Fawcett on August 1940. There is a nice little history of Fawcett Publishing (which started as Captain Billy’s Whiz Bang) at this Wow Comics post….

Prize

Prize Comics was a rather obscure title published by Prize Publications (owned by pulp magazine publisher Crestwood). The series actually lasted 68 issues over eight years (March 1940…

Marvel Mystery Comics

Marvel Mystery Comics #74* is from July 1946 . Here Alex Schomburg has drawn Torch and Toro coming to the rescue of a couple accosted by some gangsters out in from of the Timely…

Black Terror

Another Alex Schomburg (Xela signed) masterpiece – The Black Terror #23 (June 1948). Published by Standard Comics, The Black Terror first appeared in Exciting Comics #9 on May,…

America’s Greatest Comics

America’s Greatest Comics was Fawcett’s response to D.C.’s success with World’s Finest Comics – a larger 100 page package that featured its stable of superhero characters. My copy of #5* was…

Wow Comics

I was excited to add Wow Comics #7 October 1942 and #8 December 1942 from publisher Fawcett into my collection.  The feature early World War II superheros in issues not…

All Star Comics

The Justice Society of America (JSA) on this beautiful copy of All Star Comics #16 is drawn by Frank Harry and features nine members: The Sandman (Wesley Dodds);…