Tag: Comic book

Red, White and Blue Comic Superheroes

When I first began this post, it was just to feature my newly purchased Master Comics #14 with damsel and motorcycle cover.  But after doing a little research…

Wonder Woman

Within the great halls of the pantheon of American cultural comic icons there are just four seats upon which rest the weary, yet still resilient and proud bodies…

Hot Rods & Racing Cars

Hot Rods and Racing Cars was published by Charlton.  The title had an unusually long run of 120 issues for over 20 years (1951 – 1973). This February…

Captain America Comics

I can barely contain my excitement.  I finally landed my “holy grail” of a motorcycle cover, Captain America Comics #27 from June 1943. The book was purchased incomplete,…

Gay Comics

Like crumbling ruins of an ancient roman coliseum, the tattered and worn pages of a comic book provide insight into the culture of a bygone era. The title…

Fantastic Comics

This book had been far out of the reach of my budget, but I found this copy at auction described as “cover reinforced.” That seemed to mean a…

Famous Funnies

There is no question this Frank Frazetta cover on Eastern Color’s Famous Funnies #209 (December 1953) is my all time, number one favorite. I remember staring at this image…

Adventures of Bob Hope

The Adventures of Bob Hope is a comic book series that was published by National Periodical Publications (DC Comics). The series ran for 109 issues from 1950 through 1968…