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Miss America (Patsy Walker)

This fun football themed cover was printed January 1952 for issue Volume 7 #43 by Miss America Publications (which was part of Marvel/Atlas). Cover art is signed by Al…

Flat Top

Obscure Nation-Wide Publishing printed the first issue of Flat-Top on November 1953.  Flat-Top was a spin-off from “Mazie,” Nation-Wide’s facsimile of the Archie Comics. Flat-Top  was a “Reggie-Like” supporting…

Four Favorites

The classic “lost your shorts” cover from the venerable Ace Magazines by Sam Singer appeared on issue #31* on October 1947. I also briefly owned Sam’s “spin the bottle” cover on Scream Comics…

Willie Comics

Willie Comics was published by Timely for 15 issues from 1946 through 1949. The series was continued from Ideal Comics and continued as Li’l Willie Comics. What’s interesting…

Leave It to Binky

You would be correct for thinking there are a lot of “teen humor” Golden Age comic books.  No doubt they sprang up post-WWII as superhero’s demand faded – and…

Junie Prom

Junie Prom #2* was “Tops in Teen-Age Fun.”  From the tiny Dearfield Publishing Co. this issue was published Spring 1948.  I’ll let the cover speak for itself on this post….

Mutt & Jeff

Collecting comics can have a strange way of leading you down various paths – one day you’re collecting good girl art (gga), the next motorcycle covers, then superheroes,…

Big Shot

Here we have a motorcycle cover on Big Shot Comics #66, published May 1946 by Columbia. On the cover is Brass Knuckles, presumably drawn by creator Mart Bailey. Mart…

A Date With Judy

I’ve posted here before that multimedia franchises were not just a modern phenomenon, but part of a strategy as old as Madison Avenue itself. There was a time when…

Four Color (Porky Pig)

Four Color #322 is Porky Pig (with Bugs Bunny). I was attracted to the Science Fiction cover and that I remember this book from the original ‘ole man’s collection.  It was published on March 1951…