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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….

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…

Wings Comics

This is my copy of Wings Comics #96 from Fiction House published August 1947.  Cover art is by Bob Lubbers.  Number #93 below is by the same artist. Wings…

Boy Commandos

The Boy Commandos #7 motorcycle cover was done by famed Captain America creative team Jack Kirby and Joe Simon for publisher DC back in  June of 1944. Psychologically it was likely appealing to…

Vic Jordan

Vic Jordan was a daily and Sunday newspaper comic strip that had story lines which paralleled to some degree the real events of World War II. Uniquely, it…

Spitfire

I’m not a lawyer, nor am I able to spend hours traveling between small libraries researching corporate comic book entities and structures from the early 1940’s. But even…

Soldiers of Furtune

Soldiers of Fortune #5* was published December 1951 by American Comics Group. The series ran 12 issues from 1951 to 1953. The cover by Ogden Whitney (of Skyman…

Modern Comics

Quality was the publisher of Modern comics, and its numbering continued on from Military Comics starting with #44 (November 1945). The title change from Military to Modern serves as…

Rangers Comics #18

Rangers #18 from August 1944 is one of my all-time favorite motorcycle covers.  As with many of the Rangers Comics and Planet Comics covers on this site, art is by Joe…

Rangers

Rangers Comics began as Rangers of Freedom Comics (a costume superhero team) which started 1941. It ran seven issues before being changed to Rangers Comics (continuing to use…