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Sensation Comics

Sensation Comics was primarily a vehicle for Wonder Woman, appearing on the series cover of the very first issue in January 1942. Her popularity would spawn her very…

Gang Busters

One wouldn’t have thought the squeaky clean publisher DC Comics would have entered the grimy genre of crime comics, but flagging superhero sales by 1947 indeed had it…

Wonder Woman

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

Action Comics Golden Age Motorcycle Covers

The two remarkable motorcycle covers vividly capture the essence of the World War II theaters in Europe and Japan, providing snapshots of the era’s tumultuous fronts. These covers…

Detective Comics

These are the characters integral to the iconic inception of D.C., or Detective Comics. The debut issue of Detective Comics in 1937 marked the birthplace, paving the way…

Batman

I won’t try to complete the history of Batman here, others have done that already.  I will try to recount my experiences.  The most recent being scoring a…

Buzzy – “Hot for teacher”

Take a trip back to June 1952, and you’ll find yourself in the world of Buzzy comics, published by Detective Comics (DC). Issue #43 stands out with its…

Blackhawk

Issue #30*, dating back to April 1950, was one of the comics I had originally obtained from the ‘ole man’s stash. Illustrated by Reed Crandall, himself a distinguished…

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…