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ZIP Comics

ZIP Comics #18 was published by MLJ Magazines  on September 1941.  The cover is by one of my favorite artists, Irv Novick.  Character is Steel Sterling. Before Superman…

Zoot Comics

Zoot Comics #14a was published by Fox Features Syndicate on March 1948.  Matt Baker is both cover artist and the artist in two Rulah inside stories titled “The Pearls…

Torchy

Torchy is the embodiment of the GGA genre, really one of a small handful of extremely sexy comic characters that made it into the mainstream of Golden Age comic…

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…

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…

Suzie Comics

Suzie Comics #51 (September 1945) is actually just the third issue in self-titled series, numbering was continued from Laugh Comix #48. Suzie herself first appeared July 1942 in…

Startling Comics

Startling Comics #48 is dated November 1947, and there is more being featured here than just “Lance Lewis, Space Detective”! This book, for sure, is one of my favorite all…

Phantom Lady

So, who is this Phantom Lady you might ask?  That’s a torrid tale that has taken many twists over the decades. Phantom Lady was one of the very…

Pep Comics

This lovely Pep Comics #7 cover is drawn by a favorite artist of mine, Irv Novick (dated August 1940). From a very long list of red, white and blue…

Hickory 

After seeing the Candy Comics series, I suspected Harry Sahle had the potential to deliver a top twenty GGA cover.  While Candy was clearly not the right vehicle…