9122015fix2The single issue published January 1952 under the Captain Fleet title sported the common (from publisher Ziff-Davis anyway – not so much on comics in general) trait of a painted title.  That and the subject matter give it somewhat of a pulp feel.  It shows our hero Captain Fleet being tenderly attended to by a gorgeous blonde, who is clearly more concerned about the dear Captain’s injury than the slippage of her cleavage from the loosely fitting confines of her blouse.   And I thought it was the captain that went down on his ship?

At any rate, inside stories are richly illustrated by Frank Borth, creator of The Spider Widow.

Of interest, this specific book was purchased via Comicconnect as from the “Hurricane Sandy Collection” (although it did not arrive with any special certification to attest to a pedigree).
* Sold Copy