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Undervalued Spotlight #38

Torchy #5, Quality Comics, July 1950. Artist Bill Ward is one of the most popular ‘good girl art’ cartoonists of the 20th century. His most famous creation is Torchy Todd, the goodhearted naïve young blonde whose...
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Undervalued Spotlight #37

Today I’ve learned of the passing of Frank Frazetta. Even during his lifetime Mr. Frazetta was considered THE giant of 20th Century American fantasy illustration. His god-like status was well deserved. The Conan book covers he produced for Lancer Books in the 1960s single handedly defined a whole genre of art...
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Undervalued Spotlight #35

Marvel Team-Up #22, Marvel Comics, June 1974 Spider-Man and Hawkeye team-up to take on Quasimodo! OK, I admit it’s not the kind of line up that would have had the kids running to the local variety store but other forces…

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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...
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Undervalued Spotlight #30

Charlton’s super hero dreams ended in the late 1960s with the cancellation of all their hero titles (Captain Atom, The Question, Peacemaker etc.). The company leaned heavily on licensed titles like The Flintstones and Jetsons to supplement their stable of War and Romance titles
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Undervalued Spotlight #29

Funny Pages #6 is considered by Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide to represent the first appearance of the masked hero The Clock. Funny Picture Stories #1 shared the same release date of Nov/36 and features the first time The Clock is
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