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Ohio pedigree

The Ohio pedigree gets its name in part because the actual original owner’s name is unknown.  He or she chose to remain anonymous but resided in Ohio (comics…

Crowley pedigree

Perhaps no comic pedigree represents the arch of the rise and fall of Golden Age of comics more than the Crowley Pedigree.  Wendell B. Crowley was born in…

Big Apple pedigree

James Hilton is a legend of sorts in the world of comic collecting.  After-all, he started collecting in the Golden Age of comics all the way back to…

Fred Schwab pedigree

One single raindrop on the ocean quickly becomes diffused within the overwhelming volume of saltwater upon which if falls. Such is the fate of countless comic book collections…

Harold Curtis pedigree

All comic collections could technically have a pedigree given the broadest definition of the word (aka a documented recording of direct linage). And surely every book that survives…

Marvel Comics Daring Mystery Men

The roots of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) go back to the very first issue of Marvel Comics in October 1939. That issue introduced, among other characters, The…

Silver Scorpion – Golden Age Female Superhero

Even before the United States began sending soldiers overseas to help reverse the global tsunami set in motion by the axis countries in World War II, the fledgling…

Crippen “D” pedigree

If you were to start collecting Golden Age comics from scratch today, it wouldn’t take long to run into “pedigree copies.” Thanks to original owners who collected comics…

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,…

Okajima pedigree

February 22nd 1944 was a typical Tuesday.  After work, a quick stop at the newsstand to scan the comic racks for something new.  Today’s purchases, a whole $0.30 worth…