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The First Golden Age Patriotic Superhero!

Before Captain America made his debut in 1941, M.L.J. Magazines, Inc. introduced the first red, white and blue clad superhero with The Shield in the pages of Pep Comics #1 (January 1940).  The Shield was very popular along with M.L.J.’s … Continue reading

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Golden Age of Comics October 8, 2006 – #45

In the 45th episode of the Golden Age of Comic Books Podcast, we talk about the Hangman who was created for MLJ Comics. The Hangman first appeared in Pep Comics #17 (July, 1941). He came into being after the death … Continue reading

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