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Art by Alex Schomburg

Exciting Comics (Robots, Robots, Robots)

Origin Story The concept of “automaton” is derived from the Greek word αὐτόματον, meaning “acting of one’s own will.”  The first automated robotic persona emerged in Greek mythology…

USA Comics

U.S.A. Comics was published by Timely Comics, the 1930-1940s predecessor to Marvel Comics. The series ran 17 issues between August 1941 and Fall 1945. The series contained no main…

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….

Marvel Mystery Comics

Marvel Mystery Comics #44 (June 1943) features a 10 engine super-plane and a rarely portrayed on comic book covers WWII battle over the Kremlin. The Marvel Mystery Comics…

Black Terror

Another Alex Schomburg (Xela signed) masterpiece – The Black Terror #23* (June 1948). Published by Standard Comics, The Black Terror first appeared in Exciting Comics #9 on May,…

Marvel Mystery Comics

What a beauty! The terrific Alex Schomburg cover on the left is Marvel Mystery Comics #57 published July 1944 by Timely .  Its another “P” Book that I felt very…

Wonder Comics

The Standard/Better/Nedor version of Wonderman should not be confused with the Wonderman entangled in legal troubles with D.C., leading to its demise in 1940 under Fox’s publication. Post-lawsuit,…

Human Torch

Collecting comics has a strange way of leading you down various paths – one day you’re collecting gga, the next motorcycle covers, and then superheroes, superheroes on motorcycles,…

All Winners

All-Winners Comics #12 (Spring 1944) was on my want list for a long time, mainly due to its Captain America on a motorcycle cover by Alex Schomburg. Prices…

Thrilling Comics

In the vibrant world of Golden Age comics, certain covers stand out as timeless classics, capturing the imaginations of readers and collectors alike. Among these treasures is Thrilling…