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Dizzy Dames 6 Pp 7

Dizzy Dames 6 Pp 7

Moronica gets locked out in her underwear: comics of the early 50s often portrayed blonde women as ditzy, naive and accident-prone. Casual "cheesecake" scenes were also considered acceptable in the pre-code era.

Caricature, ForbiddenWorlds116, public domain cartoon image

Caricature, ForbiddenWorlds116, public domain cartoon image

"Herbie Goes to The Devil!": Herbie Popnecker on the cover of Forbidden Worlds number 116 (Nov-Dec 1963), featuring a caricature of Elizabeth Taylor. As one of the title's few recurring characters, Herbie was s... More

WW002 - A comic strip with a comic strip in the middle of it

WW002 - A comic strip with a comic strip in the middle of it

"The Weird Wager" from Out Of The Night number 9 (AGC, June 1953. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, most notably crime and horror.

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 20

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 20

"The Professor and the Pixie" from Out Of The Night number 17, October 1954. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, in this case combini... More

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 18

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 18

"The Professor and the Pixie" from Out Of The Night number 17, October 1954. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, in this case combini... More

WW004 - A page from a comic book with an image of a skeleton

WW004 - A page from a comic book with an image of a skeleton

"The Weird Wager" from Out Of The Night number 9 (AGC, June 1953. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, most notably crime and horror.

WW006 - A page from a comic book with an image of a man and woman

WW006 - A page from a comic book with an image of a man and woman

"The Weird Wager" from Out Of The Night number 9 (AGC, June 1953. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, most notably crime and horror.

Love Lorn 54 Pp 24 - Drawing. Public domain image.

Love Lorn 54 Pp 24 - Drawing. Public domain image.

Greenhorn schoolteacher Alan Hickey runs afoul of violent woodsmen in "Readin', Writin' and Romance (Lovelorn number 54, page 24). From May to November 1954, AGC attempted to cash in on the 3D boom with format... More

Lovelorn54pp25

Lovelorn54pp25

Greenhorn schoolteacher Alan Hickey runs afoul of violent woodsmen in "Readin', Writin' and Romance (Lovelorn number 54, page 25). From May to November 1954, AGC attempted to cash in on the 3D boom with format ... More

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 15

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 15

"The Professor and the Pixie" from Out Of The Night number 17, October 1954. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, in this case combini... More

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 14

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 14

"The Professor and the Pixie" from Out Of The Night number 17, October 1954. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, in this case combin... More

WW001 - A comic page with an image of a man being attacked by a woman

WW001 - A comic page with an image of a man being attacked by a woman

"The Weird Wager" from Out Of The Night number 9 (AGC, June 1953. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, most notably crime and horror.

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 13

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 13

"The Professor and the Pixie" from Out Of The Night number 17, October 1954. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, in this case combin... More

Out Of The Night No 1 Pp 12

Out Of The Night No 1 Pp 12

Classical figurework by Al Williamson (working under the name "Harold Williams"), showing the influence of Alexander Raymond and Burne Hogarth. While Williamson was best known for his work on EC's New Trend ti... More

Hi Jinx 1 - A comic book with cartoon characters on it

Hi Jinx 1 - A comic book with cartoon characters on it

Cover of comic book "Hi-Jinx" July-August 1947 Public domain scan of dance performance poster, printed advertisement, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

WW003 - A comic book page with a man in a boat

WW003 - A comic book page with a man in a boat

"The Weird Wager" from Out Of The Night number 9 (AGC, June 1953. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, most notably crime and horror.

Starlet Ohara 1 Pp 48 - A comic strip with a woman in a dress and a man in a hat

Starlet Ohara 1 Pp 48 - A comic strip with a woman in a dress and a ma...

Moronica goes hunting: comics of the late 40s often portrayed blonde women as ditzy, naive and accident-prone.

WW007 - A page from a comic book with a comic strip

WW007 - A page from a comic book with a comic strip

"The Weird Wager" from Out Of The Night number 9 (AGC, June 1953. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, most notably crime and horror.

Out Of The Night No 1 Pp 20

Out Of The Night No 1 Pp 20

Classical figurework by Al Williamson (working under the name "Harold Williams"), showing the influence of Alexander Raymond and Burne Hogarth. While Williamson was best known for his work on EC's New Trend ti... More

Richard E Hughes pseudonyms - Public domain portrait drawing

Richard E Hughes pseudonyms - Public domain portrait drawing

Collection of drawings of story authors from Unknown Worlds comics, published by the American Comics Group 1960-1967. Most Unknown Worlds stories were written by Richard E. Hughes, so most names and pictures we... More

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 17

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 17

"The Professor and the Pixie" from Out Of The Night number 17, October 1954. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, in this case combini... More

Forbidden Worlds 1 - A comic book cover for forbidden worlds

Forbidden Worlds 1 - A comic book cover for forbidden worlds

Cover of Forbidden Worlds #1, (Jul-Aug, 1951). Art by Ken Bald.

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 19

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 19

"The Professor and the Pixie" from Out Of The Night number 17, October 1954. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, in this case combin... More

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 16

Out Of The Night No 17 Pp 16

"The Professor and the Pixie" from Out Of The Night number 17, October 1954. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, in this case combin... More

WW005 - A comic book page with a comic story

WW005 - A comic book page with a comic story

"The Weird Wager" from Out Of The Night number 9 (AGC, June 1953. After the superhero genre went into decline during the late 40s, publishers began experimenting with new genres, most notably crime and horror.