Department of Special Collections and University Archives
McFarlin Library. University of Tulsa.  2933 E. 6th St.  Tulsa, OK.  74104-3123 (OKT - OkTU)


Comic books on microfiche

Collection 1991-006

Dates:  1940s.

Extent:  (1 box).

Level of Description:  Item level.

Name of creator(s):  Unknown.

Date of creation:  Undetermined.

Scope and Content:  This collection contains microfiche copies of a number of complete comic books from the 1940s, from a variety of the comic book publishers.

Administrative/Biographical History: 

Access and Copyright:

Language and Scripts:  English.

Finding aid/Inventory:  Finding aid is available online.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition:  Unknown.

Date(s) of description:   I. Marc Carlson, 1992.

Access Points:

Subject Headings 

 
Personal names
 

Corporate names

Places
 


Inventory

Ace Comics
April 1937 - 151, Oct-Nov 1949
David McKay Publications
Monthly?

 
Action Comics
June 1938 - 583, Sept 1986; 584, Jan 1987 - 600, May 1988
National Periodical Publ./Detective Comics/DC Comics
Monthly?
  1  6/38  Origin & 1st app. of Superman by Siegel & Shuster; Marco Polo; Tex Thompson; Pep Morgan; Chuck Dawson & Scoop Scanlon; intro Zatara & Lois Lane; Superman story is missing 4 pages which were included when reprinted in Superman #1.
  2
  8
  10
  11
  13  Last Scoop Scanlon
  15
  16
Adventure Comics
32,  Nov 1938 - 490, Feb 1982; 491, Sept 1982 - no. 503, Sept 1983
National Periodical Publ./Detective Comics/DC Comics
Monthly?
Continues:  New Adventure Comics
  40  Intro & 1st app. of Sandman; Socko Strong begins; Anchors aweigh; Barry O'Neil; Captain Desmo; Dale Daring; Jack Wood; Federal Men; Rusty & his Pals.
  48  Intro & 1st app. of Hourman; Steve Conrad, Adventurer; Sandman; Socko Strong; Anchors aweigh; Barry O'Neil; Federal Men.
  63  Starman; Hourman; Steve Conrad, Adventurer; Sandman; Federal Men.
Africa
1955
Magazine Enterprises
  1 (A-1 #137)?  Cave Girl & Thun'da
Airboy Comics
v.2 no.11, Dec 1945 - v.10 no.4, May 1953
Hillman Periodicals
Continues: Air Fighters Comics
  v.4 no.5
Air Fighters Comics
Nov 1941; v.1 no.2, Nov 1942 - v.1 no.12; v.2 no.2 - v.2 no.10, Fall 1945
Hillman Periodicals
[v.1 no.1] produced by Funnies Inc.
Continued by: Airboy Comics
  1  11/41
  4
All-American Comics
April 1939 - 102, Oct 1948
National Periodical Publications/All-American
Continued by: All American Western
  1  4/39  Hop Harrigan; Scribbly; Toonerville Folks; Ben Webster; Spot Savage; Mutt & Jeff; Red, White & Blue; Adventure in the Unknown; Tippie & Reg'lar Fellers; Skippy; Bobby Thatcher; Mystery Men of Mars; Daiseybelle; Wiley of West Point all begin
  2  Ripley's Believe It or Not begins
  8  Ultra Man begins
  16  Origin & 1st app. of Green Lantern
All-American Western
103, Nov 1948 - 126, Jun-Jul 1952
National Periodical Publications
Bimonthly?
Continued: All American Comics
Continued by: All American Men of War
  117
All Flash
Summer 1945 - 32 Dec-Jan 1947-48
National Periodical Publications/All American
Quarterly 1-5; Bimonthly 6-32
  1  Summer '45  Origin of the Flash
  2  Fall '45
All Good
Oct 1949
St. John Publ. Co.
  [1]
All Great
[either = undated. [1945?] William H. Wise & Co.  -- Capt. Jack Terry;
etc. or 1946 Fox Feature Syndicate -- no.1 Crazy House; etc.]
  1
All New Comics
Jan 1943 - no.14 Nov 1946; no.15 Apr-Mar 1947
Family Comics (Harvey Publications)
  1   1/43  Steve Case; Crime Rover; Johnny Rebel; Kayo Kane; the Echo; Night Hawk; Ray O'Light; Detective Shane begin. Red Blazer on cover only.
  2  Origin Scarlet Phantom
All Select Comics
Fall 1943 - 11, Fall 1946
Timely Comics (Daring Comics)
Quarterly
Continued by: Blonde Phantom
  1  Fall '43 Capt. America; Human Torch; Sub-Mariner begin
  8
All-Star Comics
Summer 1940 - no.57, Feb-Mar 1951; no.58 Jan-Feb 1976 - no.74 Sep-Oct 1978
National Periodical Publ./All American/DC Comics
Quarterly; Bimonthly
Continued in part by: All-Star Western
  2  Green Lantern; Johnny Thunder begin.
  3  Origin Justice Society of America; Dr. Fate; Atom begin
  4
  5  Intro & 1st app. of Shiera Sanders as Hawkgirl
  6  Johnny Thunder joins JSA
  7  Batman, Superman, Flash cameo
  8  Origin & 1st app. of Wonder Woman
  10  Flash, Green Lantern cameo
  21  Spectre, Atom cameo
All True Crime Comics
no.26 Feb 1948 - no.52 Sept 1952
Marvel/Atlas Comics
Continues: Official True Crime Cases
  28
All Winners Comics
Summer 1941 - no.19 Fall 1946; 21 Winter 1946-47
Quarterly
No no.20
  1  Sum '41  Capt. America; Human Torch & Sub Mariner begin; Angel; Black Marvel
  2  Fall '41  Destroyer; Whizzer begin
All Your Comics
Spring 1946
Fox Feature Syndicate (R. W. Voight)
  1  Spr  '46 Red Robbins; Merciless the Sorceress
Amazing Comics
Fall 1944
Timely Comics (EPC)
  1  Fall '44 The Destroyer; Whizzer; Young Allies; Sergeant Dix
Amazing Adventure Funnies
June, 1940 - 2, Sept 1940
Centaur Publications
  1  Fantom of the Fair, Arrow, Skyrocket Steele from the Year X
Amazing Man Comics
5, Sept 1939 - 27, Feb 1942
Centaur Publications
Continues: Motion Picture Funnies Weekly
  6  Origin of Amazing Man retold. The Shark begins; Cat Man; Mighty Man; Minimidget & sidekick Ritty; the Iron Skull.
  12
  16  Mighty Man's powers explained
Amazing Mystery Funnies
Aug 1938 - v. 3 24, Sept 1940
Centaur Publications
  v. 25
Ambush FC
     See Four Color Comics 314
American Air Ace
     See Bill Barnes Comics
America's Best Comics
Feb 1942 - 31, July 1949
Nedor/Better/Standard Publications
  3  Pyroman begins; Black Terror; Captain Future; Doc Strange; Liberator; Don Davis, Secret Agent.
America's Greatest Comics
May (?) 1941 - 8, Summer 1943
Fawcett Publications
Soft cardboard covers
  1  Bulletman; Spy Smasher; Capt Marvel; Mr. Scarlet begin
Animal Comics
Dec-Jan 1941-42 - 30, Dec-Jan 1947-48
Dell Publishing Co.
  29
Army and Navy Comics
May 1941 - 5 July 1942
Street & Smith Publications
Continued by Supersnipe
  2  Capt Fury; Nick Carter
The Arrow
Oct 1940 - 2, Nov 1940; 3, Oct 1941
Centaur Publications
 

2  11/40   Tippy Taylor

Arrowhead
Apr 1954 - 4, Nov 1954
Atlas Comics
Bimonthly
  2  7/54
Attack on Planet Mars
1951
Avon Periodicals
  1  1951    Adaptation of Tarrano the Conquerer
Bang-Up Comics
Dec 1941 - 3, June 1942
Progressive Publishers
  1  12/41  Cosmo Mann & Lady Fairplay; Buzz Balmer
Banner Comics
3, Sept 1941 - 5, Jan 1942
Ace Magazine
Continued by: Captain Courageous
  3  9/41  Captain Courageous; Lone Warrior and sidekick Danny
Batman
Spring 1940 -
National Periodical Publ./Detective Comics/DC Comics
Monthly?
  1  Spr '40  Origin of the Batman retold; 1st app. of Joker and the Cat (Catwoman)
  2
Best Comics
Nov, 1939 - 1940
Better Publications
Large size, reads sideways
  1  11/39  Red Mask
Best of Donald Duck
Nov 1965
Gold Key
  1  11/65   Reprints Four Color 223
Big  Shot Comics
May 1940 - 104, Aug 1949
Columbia Comics Group
  1  5/40  Intro Skyman; the Face; the Cloak  & Spy Master); Marvelo; Monarch of Magicians; Joe Palooka; Charlie Chan; Tom Kerry; Dixie Dugan; Rocky Ryan
Big-3
Fall 1940 - 7, Jan 1942
Fox Features Syndicate
  1  fall '40 Blue Beetle; the Flame; Samson
Bill Barnes Comics
[Oct 1940] - 12, Oct 1943
Street & Smith Publications
Continued by: Air Ace
Title is Bill Barnes, America's Air Ace Comics 2 and after.
  1  10/40   Rocket Rooney
  2  Barnes as the Phantom Flyer
Blackhawk
9, Winter 1944 - 243, Oct-Nov 1968; 244, Jan-Feb 1976 - 250, Jan-Feb 1977; 251, Oct 1982 - 273, Nov 1984
Comic Magazines (Quality) 9-107/National Periodical Publ. no. 108-250/DC Comics no.251-
  9
  33
Black Terror
Winter 1942-43 - 27, June 1949
Better Publications/Standard
  14
Blazing Comics
June 1944 - no.3, Sept 1944; 4, Feb 1945; 5 1945; 6 (v.2 no.2) Mar 1955 - 6 (v.2 no.3), 1955?
Enwil Associates/Rural Home
  1  Green Turtle; Red Hawk; Black Buccaneer
Blue Beetle
Winter, 1939-40 - 60, Aug 1950
Fox Publ. 1-11/Holyoke 12-30/Fox Publ. 31-60
  3
Blue Bolt
June 1940 - 101 (v. 10 2), Sep-Oct 1949
Funnies Inc 1/Novelty Press/Premium Group of Comics
Blue Bolt is continued after 102, published by Star Publications
  v.1 no.1  6/40 Origin Blue Bolt. Sub-Zero; White Rider & Super Horse; Dick Cole; Wonder Boy & Sgt Spook.
Blue Ribbon Comics
Nov 1939 - 22, March 1942
MLJ Magazines
Title varies: Blue Ribbon Mystery Comics 9-18
  10  
Boy Comics
3, April 1942 - 119, March 1956
Lev Gleason Productions (Comic House)
Continues: Captain Battle
  5
The Brave and the Bold
Aug-Sep 1955 - 200 July 1983
National Periodical Publications/DC Comics
  28  Intro Justice League of America & Snapper Carr.
  29
  30
Buck Rogers
Winter 1940/41 - 6, Sept 1943
Famous Funnies
  4  7/42
Bulletman
Summer 1941 - Feb 1943; 14, Spring 1946 - 16, Fall 1946
Fawcett Publ.
Quarterly; Monthly; Quarterly
  1
Captain Aero Comics
v. 1 7 (1), Dec 1941 - v. 2 4 (10), Jan 1943; v. 3 9 (11), Sept 1943 - v. 4 3 (17), Oct 1944; no.21, Dec 1944 - 26, Aug 1946
Holyoke Publ.
No nos. 19-20
Continues: Samson (1st series)
  1
Captain America Comics
Mar 1941 - 75, Jan 1950; 76, May 1954 - 78, Sept 1954
Timely Comics/Marvel Comics
Title varies: nos. 74-75 Captain America's Weird Tales
  1 3/41  Origin & 1st app. of Capt. America and Bucky; Hurricane; Tuk the Caveboy
  2
  3  Stan Lee's 1st text
Captain Marvel Adventures
1941 - 150, Nov 1953
Fawcett Publications
  3
Captain Marvel Jr.
Nov 1942 - 119, June 1953
Fawcett Publications
  1  11/42  Origin Capt. Marvel Jr retold from Whiz no.25
  2  Battle with Capt. Nazi; Origin Capt. Nippon.
Catman Comics
May 1941 - 17, Jan 1943; 18, July 1943 - 22, Dec 1943; 23, Mar 1944 - 26, Nov 1944; 27, April 1945 - 30, Dec 1945; 31, June 1946 - 32, August 1946
Holyoke Publ./Continental Magazines
Continues: Crash Comics
Separate numbering exists beginning Crash Comics #1
  1 (v.1 no.6)    Origin the Deacon and sidekick Mickey; Doctor Diamond & Rag-Man; Catman, and Blaze Baylor begin.
Champion Comics
2, Dec 1939 - 10, Aug 1940
Worth Publ. Co./Harvey Publications
Monthly
No 1
Continued by: Champ Comics
  2  12/39   The Champ; the Blazing Scarab; Neptina; Liberty Lads; Jungleman; Bill Handy; Swingtime Sweetie
Clue Comics
Jan 1943 - 15 (v.2 no.3), May 1947
Hillman Periodicals
Continued by: Real Clue Crime Stories
  1  Origin the Boy King; Nightmare; Micro-Face; Twilight & Zippo
C-M-O Comics
1942
Chicago Mail Order Co. (Centaur)
  2          Invisible Terror
Colossus Comics
March 1940
Sun Publications
  1  Tulpa of Tsang
Comic Cavalcade
Winter 1942-43 - 63, June-July 1954
All American/National Periodical Publ.
Quarterly; Bimonthly
Contents change with 30, Dec-Jan 1948-49 on
  3  The Flash; Green Lantern; Wonder Woman; Wildcat; Red White & Blue; Hop Harrigan; Sargon the Sorcerer
Crackajack Funnies
June 1938 - 43, Jan 1942
Dell Publishing
Monthly
  22    
Crack Comics
May, 1940 - 62, Sept 1949
Quality Comics Group
Monthly
Continued by: Crack Western Comics
  1  Origin Black Condor; Madame Fatal; Red Torpedo; Rock Bradden & Space Legion.  The Clock; Alias the Spider; Wizard Wells; Ned Brant begin.
  5  Molly the Model begins
Crash Comics
May 1940 - 5, Nov 1940
Tem Publ. Co.
Continued by: Catman Comics
  1  5/40    Origin Strongman. The Blue Streak; the Perfect Human; Shangra begin.
Daredevil Comics
July 1941 - 134, Sept 1956
Lev Gleason Publ. (Funnies Inc 1)
  1  7/41  Silver Streak; Lance Hale; Cloud Curtis; Dickey Dean; Pirate Prince team up with Daredevil to battle Hitler; Daredevil battles the Claw; Origin of the Hitler feature story.
  2  London; Pat Patriot; Nitro; Real American No.1; Dickie Dean; Pirate Prince & Times Square begin.  Intro and only app. the Pioneer, Champion of America.
Daring Mystery Comics
Jan 1940 - 8, Jan 1942
Timely Comics
Continued by: Comedy Comics
  1  Origin the Fiery Mask; Monako; Prince of Magic; John Steele, Soldier of Fortune; Doc Doyle; Flash Foster & Barney Mullen.
A Date with Judy
Oct-Nov, 1947 - 79, Oct-Nov 1960
National Periodical Publ.
  5
Detective Comics
March 1937 -
National Periodical Publ./DC Comics
  12
  16
  23
  33  Origin the Batman
Doc Savage
May, 1940 - 20, Oct 1943
Street & Smith Publ.
  3
Dollman
Fall 1941 - 7, Fall '43; 8, Spring '46 - 47, Oct 1953
Quality Comics Group
Quarterly
  1
Don Fortune Magazine
Aug 1946 - 6, Feb 1947
Don Fortune Publishing Co.
  1  8/46  Delecta of the Planets
Exciting Comics
April 1940 - 69, Sept 1949
Nedor/Better Publications/Standard Comics
  1  4/40  Origin the Mask; Jim Hatfield; Sgt. Bill King; Dan Williams begin
Feature Comics
21, June 1939 - 144, May 1950
Quality Comics Group
Continues: Feature Funnies
  28  Dollman
Flash Comics
Jan 1940 - 104, Feb 1949
National Periodical Publ.
Continued by: The Flash
  2  Flash; Hawkman; the Whip; Johnny Thunder; Cliff Cornwall; Minute Movies. Rod Rian begins
  3  The King begins.
  4
  5
  6
Forbidden Worlds
Jul-Aug 1951 - 34, Oct-Nov 1954; 35, Aug 1955 - 145, Aug 1967
American Comics Group
Bimonthly; Monthly
  31
  32
Four Color
Sept? 1939 - 1354, Apr-June, 1962
Dell Publ. Co.
  16    Mickey Mouse vs. the "Phantom Blot"  (N.b.  Mickey Mouse Fiche may be filed under "Mickey Mouse")
  79    Mickey Mouse in the Riddle of the Red Hat  (N.b.  Mickey Mouse Fiche may be filed under "Mickey Mouse")
  no.314    Ambush (Zane Grey)
Frankenstein Comics
Sum, 1945 - Vol. 5/5 (33), Oct-Nov 1954
Prize Publications
Quarterly; Bimonthly
  3
Funnies, The
Oct 1936 - 64, May, 1942
Dell Publishing Co.
Monthly
Continued by:  New Funnies
  3
  4
  51
Green Lantern (1st Series)
Fall, 1941 - 38, May-June 1949
National Periodical Publications/All American
Quarterly; Bimonthly
  1     Origin retold (from All American 16)
Green Mask
Sum, 1940 - 9, 2/42; 10, 8/44 - 11, 11/44; vol. 2 no.
1, Spr, 1945 - 6, 10-11/46
Fox Features Syndicate
Quarterly; Monthly; Bimonthly
Continued by:  The Bouncer.
Continues:  The Bouncer.
  1     Origin the Green Mask & Domino
Hangman Comics
2, Spr, 1942 - 8, Fall, 1943
MLJ Magazines
Quarterly
Continues:  Special Comics
Continued by:  Black Hood
  2
Heroic Comics
  Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics

Aug 1940 - 97, Jun 1955
Eastern Color Printing Co./Famous Funnies
Title varies:  Reg'lar Fellers ... 1-15; New Heroic 41-
  1  Origin of Hydroman by Bill Everett; Origin of the Purple Zombie.
  10
Hi Lite Comics
Fall, 1945
E. R. Ross Publishing Co.
  1
Hit Comics
July 1940 - 65, July 1950
Quality Comics Group
  1  Origin of Neon the Unknown & Hercules; intro. the Red Bee; Bob & Swab, Blaze Barton, the Strange Twins, X-5 Super Agent, Casey Jones, Jack & Jill begin
  2  The Old Witch begins
  3  Casey Jones ends; transvestism story - Jack & Jill
  4  X-5 ends; Super Agent and Betty Bates begin
Human Torch
     See also RED RAVEN
2, Fall, 1940 - 15, Spr, 1944; 16, Fall, 1944 - 35, Mar 1949; 36, Apr 1954 - 38, Aug 1954
Timely/Marvel Comics
Numbering changes after 5 to reflect actual issues under this title
Continues:  Red Raven
Continued by: Funny Tunes
Continues:  Funny Tunes
Continued by: Love Tales
Continues: Love Tales
   
  • 2  Intro & origin of Toro; the Falcon; the Fiery Mask; Mantor the Magician; & Micro Man only app. Origin of Human Torch & Sub-Mariner
  • 3
Jackpot Comics
Spr, 1941 - 9, Spr, 1943
MLJ Magazines
Quarterly
Continued by:  Jolly Jingles
  1     The Black Hood, Mr. Justice, Steel Sterling, & Sgt. Boyle.
Jeep Comics
Win, 1944 - 3, Mar-Apr 1948
R. B. Leffingwell & Co.
  1     Capt. Power, Criss Cross, Jeep & Peep
Jumbo Comics
Sep 1983 - 167, Apr 1953
Fiction House Magazines/Read Adventure Publ. Co.
Monthly
Issues 1-8 are oversized (10 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches) and B & W
Issue 9 is oversized in width only (8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches) and
is the first color issue
  9
Jungle Comics
Jan 1940 - 163, Sum, 1954
Fiction House Magazines
Monthly; Quarterly
  1  Origin of the White Panther, Kaanga Lord of the Jungle, Tabu Wizard of the Jungle; Wambi the Jungle Boy, Camilla & Capt. Terry Thunder begin.
  8
Laurel and Hardy
Mar 1949 - 28, Mar 1956
St. John Publ. Co.
Quarterly
Title varies:  Laurel and Hardy Comics
  1
Leading Comics
Win, 1941-42 - 41, Feb-Mar 1950
National Periodical Publications
Quarterly; Bimonthly
Continued by:  Leading Screen Comics
  1  Origin of the Seven Soldiers of Victory (Crimson Avenger, Green Arrow & Speedy, Shining Knight, Vigilante, Star Spangled Kid & Stripesy)
Li'l Abner
61, Dec 1947 - 97, Jan 1955
Harvey Publications (nos 61/69)/Toby Press
Bimonthly?
Continues: ?
  77
Major Hoople Comics
Undated.  (Jan 1943)
Nedor Publications
Man of War
Nov 1941 - 2, Jan 1942
Centaur Publications
  1  The Fire-Man, Man of War, the Sentinal, Liberty Guards, VapoMan.
  2
Marvel Mystery Comics
Oct-Nov 1939 - 92, June 1949
Timely Comics/Marvel Comics
Bimonthly; Monthly
Title varies:  First issue titled Marvel Comics 1
  1  Origin Sub Mariner, Human Torch, Kazar the Great & Jungle Terror; intro. the Angel, and the Masked Raider
  2  American Ace begins
  4  Intro of Electro the Marvel of the Age
  5
  6
  7
  8
  9
  11
  12
  13  Intro of the Vision
  14
  15
  16
  17
Master Comics
Mar 1940 - 133, Apr 1953
Fawcett Publications
  7  Bulletman, Zorro the Mystery Man, Lee Granger Jungle King, & Buck Jones begin; War Bird, Tom Swift and the  Time Retarder
Mickey Mouse
     See Four Color Comics
Military Comics
Aug 1941 - 43, Oct 1945
Quality Comics Group
Monthly
  1  Origin Blackhawk, Miss America, the Death Patrol, & the Blue Tracer; X of the Underground, the Yankee Eagle, Q-Boat, Shot & Shell, Archie Atkins, Loop & Banks
Minute Man
Sum, 1941 - 3, Spr, 1942
Fawcett Publications
Quarterly
  1
Moon Girl....
Fall, 1947 - 8, Sum, 1949
E.C. Comics
Quarterly
Cover title varies: 1 Moon Girl and the Prince; nos. 2-6 Moon Girl; nos. 7-8 Moon Girl fights crime
Continued by:  A moon, a girl, a romance.
  1
More Fun Comics
7, Jan 1936 - 127, Nov-Dec 1947
National Periodicals Publications
Monthly; Bimonthly
Continues:  New Fun Comics
  44
  52    Origin the Spectre
  55    Intro of Dr. Fate
Mystery Men Comics
Aug 1939 - 31, Feb 1942
Fox Features Syndicate
Monthly
  1   Intro of the Blue Beetle, the Green Mask, Rex Dexter of Mars, Zanzibar, Lt. Drake, D-13 Secret Agent, Chen Chang, Wing Turner, & Capt. Denny
National Comics
Jul 1940 - 75, Nov 1949
Quality Comics Group
Monthly
  9
Nickel Comics
May 1940 - 8, Aug 1940
Fawcett Publications
Monthly
  4
Our Flag Comics
Aug 1941 - 5, Apr 1942
Ace Magazines
Bimonthly
  2     Origin the Flag
Panic
Feb-Mar 1954 - 12, Dec-Jan 1955-56
E.C. Comics (Tiny Tot Comics)
Bimonthly
Companion to Mad
  1
(Used in Senate Investigation hearings)
Phantom Lady (2nd series)
Dec-Jan 1954-55 - 4, Jun 1955
Ajax/Farell Publ.
Bimonthly
Continues:  Linda
  2
Planet Comics
Jan 1940 - 73, Win, 1953
Fiction House Magazine
Monthly; Quarterly
  1     Origin of Auro Lord of Jupiter; Flint Baker, & the Red Comet
  2
  3
  4
  5
  6
Police Comics
Aug 1941 - 127, Oct 1953
Quality Comics Group
Monthly
  1     Origin of Plastic Man, the Human Bomb; intro Chic Carter, the Firebrand, the Mouthpiece, Phantom Lady, & the Sword
  2     Plastic Man smuggles opium
  3
  4
  5     Plastic Man forced to smoke Marijuana
  6
Popeye
1941 - 1947; 1, Apr 1948 - 171, Jul 1984
Dell (1-65)/Gold Key (66-80)/King (81-92)/Charlton (94-138)/Gold
Key (139-155)/Whitman
No nos. 93, 160, 161
  1
Prize Comics
Mar 1940 - 68, Feb-Mar 1948
Prize Publications
Monthly; Bimonthly
  1
Red Raven Comics
     See also: Human Torch
Aug 1940
Timely Comics
Continued by:  Human Torch
  1     Origin Red Raven; Comet Pierce & Mercury, the Human Top & the Eternal Brain, Magar the Mystic
Reg'lar Fellers Comics (see Heroic)
Saddle Justice
3, Spr, 1948 - 8, Sep-Oct 1949
E.C. Comics
Quarterly, Bimonthly
Continues:  Happy Houlihans
Continued by:  Saddle Romances
  3
Saddle Romance
9, Nov-Dec 1949 - 11, Mar-Apr 1950
E.C. Comics
Bimonthly
Continues:  Saddle Romances
Continued by:  Weird Science
  9
  10
Samson (1st series)
Fall, 1940 - 6, Sep 1941
Fox Features Syndicate
Quarterly; Monthly
Continued by: Capt. Aero.
  6
Sensation Comics
Jan 1942 - 109, May-Jun 1952
National Periodicals Publ./All American
Monthly; Bimonthly
  1
  2
  16
Shadow Comics
Mar 1940 - v. 9 9, Aug 1949
Street & Smith Publications
Monthly
   v. 1 5
Showcase
Mar-Apr 1955 - 93, Sep 1970; 94, Aug-Sep 1977 - 104, Sep 1978
National Periodical Publ./DC Comics
Bimonthly; Monthly
  9
  10
  13
Silver Streak Comics
Dec 1939 - May 1942; 1946
Your Guide Publ. (1-7)/New Friday Publ. (8-17/Comic House
Publ./Newsbook      Publ.
Monthly
Continued by:  Crime does not pay
  4
  5
  6
Skyman
Fall? 1941 - 2, 1941; 3, 1948 - 4, 1948
Columbia Comics Group
  1
Slam Bang Comics
Mar 1940 - 7, Sep, 1940
Fawcett Publications
Monthly
Continued by:  Western Desperado  
  1  Diamond Jack, Mark Swift and the Time Retarder, Lee Granger Jungle King begin
Smash Comics
Aug 1939 - 85, Oct 1949
Quality Comics Group
Monthly
Continued by:  Lady Luck
  1
Sparkler Comics  (2nd Series)
Jul 1941 - 120, Jan 1955
United Features Syndicate
  3
Spirit, The (Weekly Comic Book)/Spirit Sunday sections
6/2/40 - 10/5/52
(Distributed through various newspapers & other sources)
Weekly
  7/28/40
  8/4/40
  9/8/40?
  10/27/40
  11/3/40
  1/5/41
  1/12/41
  2/2/41
  2/9/41
Spy Smasher
Fall 1941 - 11, Feb 1943
Fawcett Publications
Quarterly; Monthly
  1
Star Spangled Comics
Oct 1941 - 130, Jul 1952
National Periodical Publications
Monthly
Continued by:  Star Spangled War Stories    
  3
Strange Adventures
Aug-Sep 1950 - 244, Oct-Nov 1973
National Periodical Publ./DC Comics
Bimonthly
  1     Adaptation of movie "Destination Moon," Kris KL-99 & Darwin Jones
Sub-Mariner Comics (1st series)
Spr, 1941 - 23, Sum 1947; 24, Win, 1947 - 31, Apr 1949; 32, Jul 1949; 33, Apr, 1954 - 42, Oct 1955
Timely/Marvel Comics
Quarterly; Monthly
Cover Title varies.
  1
Super Comics
May 1938 - 121, Feb-Mar 1949
Dell Publ. Co.
  3
  11
Superman
Sum 1939 - 423, Sept 1986
National Periodical Publ./DC Comics
Quarterly; Monthly
  1  Reprints 1st four Action stories; origin Superman.
  2  All daily strip reprints
  3  2nd story reprinted from Action 5; 3rd story from Action 6
  4  1st mention of Daily Planet
Supersnipe Comics
(v. 1 6) Oct 1942 - v. 5 1, Aug-Sept 1949
Street & Smith Publications
Continues:  Army & Navy
  v. 1 6
Target Comics
Feb 1940 - v. 10/3(#105), Aug-Sep 1949
Funnies, Inc./Novelty Publications/Star Publications
  v. 1 1
  v. 1 10
Thrilling Comics
Feb 1940 - 80, Feb 1951
Better Publ./Nedor/Standard Comics
  1  Origin of Doc Strange; Nickie Norton go the Secret Service
Top-Notch Comics
Dec 1939 - 45, 19, Jun 1944
MLJ Magazines
Continued by:  Top Notch Laugh Comics
  1
Tops Comics
Consolidated Book (Lev Gleason), 1944
v. (32 p.) : 7 1/4" x  5"
  2001  The Jack of Spades
Uncle Sam Quarterly
Aut, 1941 - 8, Fall, 1943
Quality Comics Group
Quarterly
Continued by Blackhawk
  1
  2
  3
USA Comics
Aug 1941 - 17, Fall 1945
Timely Comics
  1
  2
Venus
Aug 1948 - 19, Apr 1952
Marvel/Atlas Comics
  2
Victory Comics
Aug 1941 - 4, Dec 1941
Hillman Periodicals
Bimonthly
  1
Weird Comics
Apr 1940 - 20, Jan 1942
Fox Features Syndicate
Monthly
  1     (n.b Date on comic says 1939)
Wham Comics
Nov 1940 - 2, Dec, 1940
Centaur Publ.
Monthly
  1
  2
Whiz Comics
2, Feb 1940 - 155, Jun 1953
Fawcett Publications
Monthly
Continues: Flash & Thrill Comics
  2
  3
  5
  WINGS COMICS
Sep 1940 - 124, 1954
Fiction House Magazines
1
Wonder Comics
May 1944 - 20, Oct 1948
Great/Nedor/Better Publications
  1
Wonder Woman
Sum, 1942 - 329, Feb 1986
National Periodicals Publ./All American Publ./DC Comics
Quarterly; Monthly
  1
Wonderworld Comics
3, Jul 1939 - 33, Jan 1942
Fox Features Syndicate
Monthly
Continues: Wonder Comics (n.b. NOT the Wonder Comics listed above)
  10
World's Best Comics
Spr, 1945
National Periodical Publications
Continued by:  World's Finest Comics
  1
World's Finest Comics
2, Sum, 1942 - 323, Jan 1986
National Periodical Publications
Quarterly; Monthly
Continues:  World's Best Comics
  3
Wow Comics
Wint, 1940-41; 2, Sum, 1941 - 69, Fall, 1948
Fawcett Publications
Quarterly
Continued by:  Real Western Hero
  1
X-Mas Comics
Dec? 1941 - 7, Dec? 1947
Fawcett Publications
Annual
  2
Young Allies Comics
Sum, 1941 - 20, Oct 1946
Timely Comics
Continued by:  All Winners Comics
  1
Zip Comics
Feb 1940 - 47, Sum, 1947
MLJ Magazines
  1

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