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Rangers

Rangers Comics began as Rangers of Freedom Comics (a costume superhero team) which started 1941. It ran seven issues before being changed to Rangers Comics (continuing to use…

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…

Red, White and Blue Comic Superheroes

When I first began this post, it was just to feature my newly purchased Master Comics #14 with damsel and motorcycle cover.  But after doing a little research…

Wonder Woman

Within the great halls in the pantheon of American cultural comic icons there are just four seats upon which rest the weary, yet still resilient and proud bodies…

Captain Fleet

The single issue published January 1952 under the Captain Fleet title sported the common (from publisher Ziff-Davis anyway – not so much on comics in general) trait of…

All Select Comics

O.M.G., Captain America, Human Torch and Sub-Mariner all on a single cover! Oh yea, and let’s not forget the two sidekicks Bucky and Toro.  In addition to an early usage of…

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,…

Flyin’ Jenny

Flyin’ Jenny was created by Russell Keaton. She began running right out of the gate as both a daily and Sunday newspaper strip on October, 1939.  Having previously…

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…

Fight Comics

Fiction House was a publisher of pulp magazines and comic books from the 1920’s to the 1950’s. Its best known for taking a pinup-style good girl art and…