Four Color Comics #118, Dell Comics, September 1942 – Artist: unknown. I’m cheating here and...Read More
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Friday Foster #1, Dell Publishing, October 1972. So I’m pricing up comics for a big con coming up and I unearth this little gem in a long forgotten box. I leafed through it, liked it so much I’ve decided that this week’s Undervalued Spotlight should shine on Friday Foster #1.Read More
Dell Giant #48, Dell Comics, July 1961. Dell Giant #48 is also known as Flintstones #1 and represents the 1st comic book appearance for the gang from Bedrock.
Don’t you love it when you go through a box of comics you haven’t gone through in years and end up finding little gems you forgot you even had. That’s what happened to me with this book, as soon as I pulled it out I said “they that’s Flintstones #1”! I’ve always loved this comic probably because I’ve always been a Flintstones fan.Read More
Lobo #1, Dell Comics, December 1966. Lobo (unnamed in the book but dubbed Lobo by his adversaries) is a black Union soldier who goes west after the Civil War ends. He is hired as a ranch hand who gets wrongly blamed for killing the…Read More
Dell Publishing had a longstanding agreement (since the late 30s) with Western Publishing to produce comic books based on properties that Western licensed from the likes of Disney, MGM, Warner Brothers, Hanna Barbera and others. This agreement was very lucrative for Dell and they fast became the largest comic book publisher. In 1962 Western Publishing decided to create their own comic imprint called Gold Key…Read More
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