Tag: Comic book

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…

Hot Rods & Racing Cars

Hot Rods and Racing Cars was published by Charlton.  The title had an unusually long run of 120 issues for over 20 years (1951 – 1973). This February…

Captain America Comics

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve finally acquired my ‘holy grail’ of motorcycle covers – Captain America Comics #27 from June 1943! With eager anticipation, I’ve entrusted this…

Gay Comics

Like the crumbling ruins of an ancient Roman coliseum, the weathered and worn pages of a vintage comic book offer a window into the cultural landscape of a…

Fantastic Comics

Fantastic Comics #4 had been far out of the reach of my budget, but I found this copy at auction described as “removed from bound copy.” That seemed…

Famous Funnies

Without a doubt, the Frank Frazetta cover gracing Eastern Color’s Famous Funnies #209 (December 1953) holds the title of my all-time favorite. I can vividly recall being captivated…

Adventures of Bob Hope

The Adventures of Bob Hope is a comic book series that was published by National Periodical Publications (DC Comics). The series ran for 109 issues from 1950 through 1968…