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My personal collection’s twenty favorite Golden Age comic book covers – the “ride or die” group of keepers.

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,…

ZIP Comics

ZIP Comics #18* was published by MLJ Magazines  on September 1941.  The cover is by one of my favorite artists, Irv Novick.  The superhero character is Steel Sterling….

Willie Comics

Willie Comics was published by Timely for 15 issues from 1946 through 1949. The series was continued from Ideal Comics and continued as Li’l Willie Comics. What’s interesting…

Suzie Comics

Suzie Comics #51* (September 1945) is actually just the third issue in self-titled series, numbering was continued from Laugh Comix #48.  Suzie herself first appeared July 1942 in…

Superman

The boss, the top dog, el jefe, the king, number one – I really don’t think there is anything I can say here that hasn’t already been written…

Startling Comics

Startling Comics #48 is dated November 1947, and there is more being featured here than just “Lance Lewis, Space Detective”! This book, for sure, is one of my favorite all…

Pep Comics

This lovely Pep Comics #7 cover is drawn by a favorite artist of mine, Irv Novick (dated August 1940). From a very long list of red, white and blue…

Hickory 

After seeing the Candy Comics series, I suspected Harry Sahle had the potential to deliver a top twenty GGA cover.  While Candy was clearly not the right vehicle…

Captain America Comics

I can barely contain my excitement.  I finally landed my “holy grail” of a motorcycle cover, Captain America Comics #27 from June 1943. The book was purchased incomplete,…

Ernie Comics

Ernie Comics #25 (March 1949) is the only humor genre comic to make my top twenty covers list. According to the Grand Comics Database, art credits to Mike Suchorsky…