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Wonder Woman turns 77 years old

Today (Sunday, October 21, 2018) is marked by D.C. Comics as the Day of Wonder: Wonder Woman’s birthday that now makes her officially 77 years old. “This Sunday,…

National Comics

National Comics was a successful series for Quality, running 75 issues from July 1940 – December 1949.  Cover art for National Comics #6 (December 1940) is by the…

Popular Comics

Popular Comics #54 was a  Dell Comics / Western Publishing production, published on August 1940.  My attraction was primarily the motorcycle cover (featuring Gang Busters).  But there is much more…

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….

Whiz Comics

                  Whiz Comics #7 was published by Fawcett on August 1940. There is a nice little history of Fawcett Publishing…

Prize

Prize Comics was a rather obscure title published by Prize Publications (owned by pulp magazine publisher Crestwood). The series actually lasted 68 issues over eight years (March 1940…

Marvel Mystery Comics

My copy of Marvel Mystery Comics #48 is yet another classic Schomburg cover, complete with American flag waving troops on a WWII breach. I also have a #57…

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,…

America’s Greatest Comics

America’s Greatest Comics was Fawcett’s response to D.C.’s success with World’s Finest Comics – a larger 100 page package that featured its stable of superhero characters. My copy of #5* was…

Wow Comics

I was excited to add Wow Comics #7* October 1942 and #8* December 1942 from publisher Fawcett into my collection.  The feature early World War II superheros in issues not…