Category: Standard Comics

Ozark Ike

Once exceptionally popular, Li’l Abner is nearly forgotten today. And if we can no longer recall Al Capp’s Li’l Abner and Daisy Mae, there probably is not much…

Kathy

Move over Archie, step back [insert Timely title here] – Kathy comic covers are the kings of innuendo. Someone over at Standard Comics had the chutzpah to script…

Joe Yank

Standard Comics’ Joe Yank was a Korean War series chocked full of good girl art created for a post WWII military solider sensibilities. Issue #12* here was published…

Jungle Jim

Paul Norris drew this colorful cover of Jungle Jim #14* published on October of 1949. Artist Norris was a World War II vet who moved on from Jim…

Captain Easy

Captain Easy and his buddy Wash Tubbs make it to Hippa-Hula island in a scheme to obtain the beauty secrets of the island girls to sell to the cosmetics…

Roger Dodger

Despite being tagged issue #5, the Roger Dodger title was only released for one issue on August 1952 by Standard Comics.  So this is both Roger’s first and…

Brick Bradford

Brick Bradford was an adventurer in the time honored space opera way perfected by Captain Kirk of Television’s Star Trek fame.  He also closely resembled other contemporary comic…

Boots and Her Buddies

This comic cover* from September 1948 by publisher Standard Comics leaves a bit to the imagination.  Boots is clearly contemplating a ride in a rowboat, but with whom…

Bruce Gentry

Bruce Gentry was a U.S. Air Force hero who went to work after the war for Southern Cross Airlines in South America. After chasing Latin lovelies for years, Bruce finally…

Alley Opp

Alley Oop’s time-travel adventure, fantasy and humor story line was well known to the public of the time, as it was a syndicated comic strip created in 1932…