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Humphrey Comics

The wild success of Joe Palooka is already well documented.   Harvey, a publisher not to let an opportunity pass, spun off Joe’s sidekick Humphrey to his own title….

Ozzie and Babs

While I have been looking for an Ozzie and Babs #9 forever, I ran across Fawcett‘s  Ozzie and Babs #4 (September 1948).  It is a better than average…

New Funnies

Walter Lantz #250 (October 1949) features the anthropomorphic-funny animal Woody Woodpecker playing golf. Before Woody would rise to the top of Walter Lantz’s cartoon empire, Andy Panda served as the lead….

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,…

Ella Cinders

Good ole’ St. John Publishing Co. squeezed out just three issues of Ella Cinderella (‘er, Cinders that is). Shown here is #3 and #4 from August and October…

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 ws…

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…

Film Fun (cont.)

                  More film fun found here.

Film Fun

Clearly not a comic, and in fact not even from the golden age of comics (the magazines shown here came from as far back as 1934.)  Nevertheless we…

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);…