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4Most Comics

Dick Cole was known as “America’s Number One School Star.”  He was enjoyed enough in the 1940’s to get his own  30-minute radio program. Dick mainly appeared in…

Famous FunniesĀ  #15

Famous Funnies  #15 from October 1935 is by far the oldest comic in my collection.  I’ve covered Famous Funnies before (after all it did run from 1934 to…

National Comics

National Comics was a successful series for Quality, running 75 issues from July 1940 – December 1949.  Cover art for National Comics #6 (December 1940) is by the…

Popular Comics

Popular Comics #54 was a  Dell Comics / Western Publishing production, published on August 1940.  My attraction was primarily the motorcycle cover (featuring Gang Busters).  But there is much more…

Mystery Comics

Alex Schomburg  did some cool robot covers.  One of the best was Mystery Comics #3 from publisher Better / Nedor / Standard / Pines that was printed October 1944….

All New Comics

All-New Comics #6 (January 1944) was published by Harvey.  The wild cover has a bit of everything; no less than two motorcycle images, a U.S. flag waving over…

Whiz Comics

                  Whiz Comics #7 was published by Fawcett on August 1940. There is a nice little history of Fawcett Publishing…

Prize

Prize Comics was a rather obscure title published by Prize Publications (owned by pulp magazine publisher Crestwood). The series actually lasted 68 issues over eight years (March 1940…

Marvel Mystery Comics

My copy of Marvel Mystery Comics #48* is yet another classic Schomburg cover, complete with American flag waving troops on a WWII breach. I also have a #57…

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….