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Celebrating the 4th of July Golden Age Style

Happy Independence Day from the Golden Age of Comic Books!  Here’s a great July 4th cover from 69 years ago, Captain Marvel Adventures #26.  Although this comic has a cover date of August, 1943, it was on the stands during the month of July. I hope everyone had a great July 4th for 2012!

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Fawcett’s Golden Age “X-Mas Comics” – Merry Christmas!

Like most people who celebrate Christmas, I prefer “Christmas” over the abbreviated “X-Mas”.  Nevertheless, Fawcett published some very cool Christmas themed comics in the Golden Age with the title, X-Mas Comics.  These comics featured stories with Fawcett’s stars, Captain Marvel, Bulletman, Spy Smasher, Ibis the Invincible and many others.  Of course, Santa was also featured […]

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More Patriotic Covers from The Golden Age of Comic Books

Independance Day is almost upon us and partiotic images are hard to miss.  During the war years, no Golden Age superhero evoked patriotic feelings more than Captain America, although on the Fourth of July many heroes jumped on this bandwagon with great ferver.   We’ve all seen some iconic Fourth of July Superman and Batman covers, but what […]

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Golden Age of Comic Books – March 9, 2006 – #36

We feature a discussion of Fawcett’s popular character, Bulletman!  Bulletman got his start in Nickel Comics #1 (May, 1940) and appeared in all eight issues of this title.  Bulletman and his partner, Bulletgirl, also appeared in Bulletman Comics that debuted with issue #1 in 1941 and ran for 16 issues until the fall of 1946.  […]

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Golden Age of Comic Books – January 26, 2006 – #33

In this episode we cover Spy Smasher from Fawcett.  Spy Smasher made his debut in Whiz Comics #2 (February, 1940) and continued in that title until he changed his name to Crime Smasher in issue #76 (July, 1946).  Crime Smasher continued until issue #83 of Whiz Comics (March, 1947).  He had his own title, Spy […]

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