Tag Archives: Fawcett

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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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