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Red Circle Comics

Red Circle comics was published by “Enwil,” a company that operated from 2747 W. Madison Street, Chicago, Illinois. Edwin Hamilton was acting proprietor. The business also operated under…

White Princess of the Jungle

White Princess of the Jungle #2  is from publisher Avon Periodicals, Inc. on September 1951. Cover art is by  Everett Raymond Kinstler – who went on to become a mainstream artist…

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…

Cosmic Aeroplane

The Cosmic Aeroplane pedigree is named after a bookstore in Salt Lake City, Utah where partners David Faggiola and Ken Sanders sold a large collection of comics with distinct…

Terrors of the Jungle

L.B. Cole was ahead of his time. Considerably ahead, in fact, of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s black light posters and psychedelic movement in art, music and…

Straight Arrow

The original ‘ole man’s collection had Straight Arrow #1 and #3 from January 1950 and June 1950 respectively (Magazine Enterprises).  He would have been nine years old when he bought them fresh…

Rulah

The creation of Rulah, Jungle Goddess is credited to Matt Baker. In fact, the undisputed champion of good girl art and artist famous for Fox’s Phantom Lady and…

Nyoka, the Jungle Girl

Nyoka the Jungle Girl #13 on the right, from Fawcett, was published November 1947. It is one of my first books after having “come back” to Golden Age…

King Solomon’s Mines

King Solomon‘s Mines is a best-selling novel by Sir H. Rider Haggard from 1885. The story captured the era’s sense of exploration and discovery felt by Europeans regarding…

Cave Girl

The Cave Girl series lasted just four issues. Published by Magazine Enterprises between 1953 and 1954, this was the third issue (despite being number #13*).  All interior and…