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King Solomon’s Mines

King Solomon‘s Mines is a best-selling novel by Sir H. Rider Haggard from 1885. The story captured the era’s sense of exploration and discovery felt by Europeans regarding…

Cave Girl

The Cave Girl series lasted just four issues. Published by Magazine Enterprises between 1953 and 1954, this was the third issue (despite being number #13*).  All interior and…

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…

Jungle Jo

Let’s face it, by 1950 things were getting a pretty weird over at Fox Feature Syndicate. This issue of Jungle Jo #2* (July 1950) was published at the…

Jungle Comics

Having not been able to saturate the market’s insatiable demand for jungle sirens with Sheena in Jumbo Comics, Fiction House unleashed another series titled Jungle Comics.  Running 163…

Jumbo Comics

American’s sense of adventure and exploration were popularized during the 1930’s to 1950’s in various film and book media within three genres; Jungle, Western and Outer Space. Only…

Buster Crabbe

I spent almost three years searching for a copy of Buster Crabbe #5 – a book that always managed to get sorted to the top of the pile 30 years…

Black Phantom

While two other phantoms (Phantom Lady and Blonde Phantom) get all the good girl glory, Black Phantom is busy doing her under appreciated pistol toting best out in…

Bobby Benson

Bobby Benson’s B-Bar-B Riders were more known for their hundreds of weekly episodes on the radio (the show that introduced actor Don Knotts to the public) than the…

Broncho Bill

Hero “Broncho Bill” comes to the timely rescue of a brunette and a blonde respectively on the covers of issues #5 and #6* from United Feature Syndicate (January…