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Planet Comics 21 - A comic book cover with a woman riding a horse

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Cover of the comic book Planet Comics #21 (1942) featuring The Green Legions of Xalan

The 1940s were a significant and influential period in the history of comic books. During this decade, the comic book industry underwent a number of changes and developments that would shape its future. One of the most significant events of the 1940s was the emergence of superhero comics, which had a major impact on the industry. During this decade, a number of iconic superhero characters were introduced, including Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. These characters became extremely popular and helped to establish the superhero genre as a mainstay of the comic book industry. In addition to the emergence of superhero comics, the 1940s also saw the development of other popular genres, such as horror, science fiction, and romance. Many of the most well-known and influential comic book publishers and creators, such as Marvel Comics and Jack Kirby, got their start during this decade. The 1940s were a crucial and transformative period for the comic book industry, and many of the trends and developments of this decade continue to influence the industry today.

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01/11/1942
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