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Covered 365: Day 118

Four Color Comics #118, Dell Comics, September 1942 – Artist: unknown. I’m cheating here and paying respects to the great Tomahawk covers we’ve seen the last couple of days. Though Tomahawk #118 is a great cover but it’s another angle…

Undervalued Spotlight #255

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.

Undervalued Spotlight #199

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.

Undervalued Spotlight #44 Revisited

Almost 4 years ago I posted Undervalued Spotlight #44 featuring Lobo #1 published by Dell Comics in December 1965. Spotlight #44 has always been one of my favorite posts, the weight and importance of that comic had not yet translated into value…

Undervalued Spotlight #109

Doctor Who and the Daleks (Movie Classic #12-190-612), Dell Publishing, December 1966 Here’s another submission from Undervalued Spotlight stalwart Mike Huddleston. Mike sure knows how to pick winners and this week’s submission is no exception, it’s another keeper. Mike was…

Undervalued Spotlight #107

Tarzan #25, Dell Comics, October 1951 There’s a nice copy of Tarzan #25 sitting in my comic collection! About 15 years ago I bought a collection of Gold Key comics from the late 60s and early 70s and in the…

Undervalued Spotlight #44

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...

Undervalued Spotlight #34

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...