Category: ‘Ole Man’sPage 2 of 2

These are the books that I have recovered by purchase from what I used to have for free by just picking through my dad’s collection at grandma’s house. My ‘ole man accumulated about a 1,000 books in about a 7 year period from late 40’s to early 50’s (’47-’53) = ~3 comics a week. Spilling out of a pile from a closet in his bedroom my grandma left untouched, some with covers some not, lot’s of funny books and westerns, Tarzan…. If only I had a time machine.

Jo-Jo

My Jo-Jo Comics are pictured here. They are key representations of Golden Age Good Girl art (gga). Most are from 1948. Most cover art is credited to Jack Kamen.  A couple…

Blackhawk

Issue #30 (left) from April 1950 was one of the comics originally from the ‘ole man’s stash.  It features the art of Reed Crandall (himself a WWII air-force veteran) who would…