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AmazingAdventuresNo2

AmazingAdventuresNo2

Painted cover of Amazing Adventures, number 2, artwork by Allen Anderson. Amazing Adventures was a short-lived sci-fi title published quarterly by Ziff Davis from 1950 to 1952. Anderson's richly painted cover r... More

Lars of Mars -11 - A cover of a comic book

Lars of Mars -11 - A cover of a comic book

Lars of Mars #11 (July-August 1951), Ziff Davis

Adventures Into Darkness 1001 - A comic book cover for adventure into darkness
Black Cat -1 - A comic book cover with a woman on a motorcycle

Black Cat -1 - A comic book cover with a woman on a motorcycle

Black Cat #1, Harvey Comics Public domain photograph related to music, performing arts, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Bug House 1 - A cover of a comic book with a bunch of cartoon characters

Bug House 1 - A cover of a comic book with a bunch of cartoon characte...

Cover of Bughouse number 1 (April 1954), Ajax-Farrell Publications, a short-lived competitor to Mad published by Ajax-Farrell. The cover artist is unknown but the style is reminiscent of Bill Elder.

CC No 01 Three Musketeers

CC No 01 Three Musketeers

Cover scan of a Classics Comics book

CC No 14 Westward Ho - A comic book cover with a man on a boat
Cheyenne Kid No 11 Charlton, 1958 SA

Cheyenne Kid No 11 Charlton, 1958 SA

Cover art of Cheyenne Kid #11, Harvey Comics, February 1958 Public domain photograph of native Americans, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Public Domain Images - DitkoThing

Public Domain Images - DitkoThing

Cover illustration for Charlton Horror Library vol. 1, composed by SimonKirby. Image is in the public domain due to lapsed copyright of the original source material.

Four Favorites 1401 - A comic book cover for favorites 4

Four Favorites 1401 - A comic book cover for favorites 4

Cover art of Four Favorites #14 May 1944

Front cover, "Wow Comics" no. 38 (art by Jack Binder)
Get Lost No 1 - A comic book cover for get lost

Get Lost No 1 - A comic book cover for get lost

Cover of Get Lost number 1, a short-lived competitor to Mad issued by Mike Ross Publications. A late entry to the market, Get Lost lasted three issues from March - June 1954.

It Rhymes With Lust - A cover of a comic book with a woman holding a gun

It Rhymes With Lust - A cover of a comic book with a woman holding a g...

Cover of It Rhymes with Lust (1950) "picture novel" (proto-graphic novel). Cover art by penciler Matt Baker and inker Ray Osrin.

Jo-Jo1001 - Drawing. Public domain image.

Jo-Jo1001 - Drawing. Public domain image.

Cover of Jo-Jo #10, January 1948 Public domain photograph of an advertising poster, advertisement, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Jo-Jo1201 - A cover of a comic book with a woman in a bikini
Jo-Jo2801 - A comic book cover for jojo and the congo king
Kaanga 01 IW - A comic book cover of a man and an elephant
Public Domain Images - LittleEva16

Public Domain Images - LittleEva16

Cover of Little Eva Comics, volume 1, number 16, May 1954, as published by St. John Publications Co. This image has lapsed into the public domain, due to St. John failing to renew the copyright. Little Eva was ... More

Mad Monster No 5

Mad Monster No 5

Lugosi ... Chaney ... Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman. Debuting in 1961, Mad Monsters was Charlton's answer to Famous Monster of Filmland. Each issue featured painted covers with black & white interiors running ... More

Mopsy - Vol 1, No 12 - A cover of a comic book with two women on the beach
My Secret Marriage No 21 Superior, 1956 SA

My Secret Marriage No 21 Superior, 1956 SA

Cover of My Secret Marriage #21, February 1956 Public domain photograph of erotic art, sexuality, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Planet Comics 03 - A cover of a comic book with a man in a space suit

Planet Comics 03 - A cover of a comic book with a man in a space suit

Cover scan of Planet Comics, No. 03, edited by Fiction House.

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

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

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

Planet Comics 55 - A comic book cover for planet comics

Planet Comics 55 - A comic book cover for planet comics

Cover scan of Planet Comics, No. 55, edited by Fiction House.

Punchand Judy V 1 0601 - A cover of punch and judy comics

Punchand Judy V 1 0601 - A cover of punch and judy comics

Cover of Punch and Judy Comics vol. 1 #6, January 1946

Rulah 1901 - A comic book cover with a woman in a green dress
Rulah 2701 - A cover of a comic book with a woman in a bikini
Sherlock Holmes 1 Charlton Comics

Sherlock Holmes 1 Charlton Comics

Português: Capa de Sherlock Holmes #1, outubro de 1955, Charlton Comics

Silverstreak 001 - A comic book cover for silver streak comics

Silverstreak 001 - A comic book cover for silver streak comics

Cover of Silver Streak Comics #11 (May, 1941) art by Don Rico

Smash Comics Number 05 - A comic book cover for smash comics
Teen Age Romances Number 1

Teen Age Romances Number 1

This depicts the earliest known usage of the phrase "Teen-Age" (capitalized) in a notable publication. It is issue 1 of Teen-Age Romances series which ran for 45 issues from 1949-1952. PNG version of this file.

Public Domain Images - The Thing 09

Public Domain Images - The Thing 09

Cover of Charlton Comics' The Thing, number 9, July 1953. Image is in the public domain due to lapsed copyright. Public domainPublic domainfalsefalse This work is in the public domain because it was publish... More

Public Domain Images - TheSpirit

Public Domain Images - TheSpirit

Cover of The Spirit, volume 1, number 22, August 1950, as published by Quality Comics. This image has lapsed into the public domain, due to Quality failing to renew the copyright.

Thrilling 01 1940 alexanderkostuk

Thrilling 01 1940 alexanderkostuk

Cover of en:Thrilling Comics #1

Wi Zard Oz - A picture of the wizard of oz

Wi Zard Oz - A picture of the wizard of oz

Dorothy and friends follow the Yellow Brick Road in The Wizard of Oz (Dell Comics, June 1956). Cover art by Mel Crawford.

Young Romance No 35 - A magazine cover for young romance featuring two women and a man in a car
Zoot Comics No 9 - A cover of a comic book with two women in bikinis
Marine Leather Neck Comic Cover

Marine Leather Neck Comic Cover

Comic Booker Cover of USMC #3 Public domain photograph of Imperial Japan, Japanese empire, during World War Two, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Comics on Parade 53 Cover

Comics on Parade 53 Cover

Cover of Comics on Parade featuring Nancy

Air Fighters Comics Vol 2 No 2

Air Fighters Comics Vol 2 No 2

Cover, "Air Fighters" Vol. 2 #2, Nov. 1943, Hillman Publications (defunct), featuring Airboy and the Valykrie. Art by w:Fred Kida

Caricature, AmericasBestComics0701, public domain cartoon image

Caricature, AmericasBestComics0701, public domain cartoon image

America's Best Comics #7, October 1943 Public domain photograph of Imperial Japan, Japanese empire, during World War Two, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Americas Best Comics 1201 - A comic book cover for the best comics
Americas Best Comics 1501 - An old comic book with a comic character on it
Beware 11 - A cover of a comic book with a creepy face
Black Cat No 1 A

Black Cat No 1 A

Black Cat number one (June 1946, Harvey Comics). Artwork ascribed to Joe Simon. PNG version of this file.

Black Magic No 28 - A comic book cover for black magic

Black Magic No 28 - A comic book cover for black magic

Another stunning cover from Joe Simon and Jack Kirby: Black Magic number 28 (Prize Comics, February 1954). Following the war, as the superhero genre went into a steep decline, publishing companies turned to ro... More

Bobby Benson B-Bar-B Riders 14

Bobby Benson B-Bar-B Riders 14

Comic book cover of Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders #14 (1952)

Brides Romances No 17 Quality, 1956 SA

Brides Romances No 17 Quality, 1956 SA

Cover art of Brides Romances #17, February 1956

CC No 31 Black Arrow - A comic book cover with a man holding a sword
CC No 32 Lorna Doone - A comic book with a man and a woman on it
Dotty No 39 - A cover of a comic book with a man kissing a woman

Dotty No 39 - A cover of a comic book with a man kissing a woman

"Glamourous Romances" from the cover of Dotty Comics, March 1949. In common with many pre-code comics, Dotty featured a surprising amount of cheesecake and innuendo.

Fight Comics 47 Renée - A cover of a comic book with a woman holding a sword

Fight Comics 47 Renée - A cover of a comic book with a woman holding a...

Cover of Fight Comics #47, published by Fiction House in December 1946. Art by Lily Renée

Four Favorites 1801 - A comic book cover for favorites

Four Favorites 1801 - A comic book cover for favorites

Cover art of Four Favorites #18, February 1945

Four Favorites 3001 - A cover for four favorites comics

Four Favorites 3001 - A cover for four favorites comics

Cover art of Four Favorites #30, August 1947 Public domain scan of a magazine cover, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Hit Comics No 26 - A comic book cover with a man holding a gun

Hit Comics No 26 - A comic book cover with a man holding a gun

Kid Eternity and "Dr. Pain" on the cover of Hit Comics number 26 (February 1943). Early stories featured a distinctively supernatural overtone in keeping with the character's back story.

Hit Comics Number 25 - A comic book cover with a man on a boat

Hit Comics Number 25 - A comic book cover with a man on a boat

"The Most Sensation Hero Ever to Appear in Print!" Kid Eternity on the cover of Hit Comics number 25 (Quality, number 25, December 1942.

Hit Comics Number 5 - A comic book cover with a man on a shark

Hit Comics Number 5 - A comic book cover with a man on a shark

The Red Bee battles for his life against the malevolent sword fish! Exceptional Lou Fine artwork from the cover of Hit Comics number 5 (Quality, November, 1940).

Jackie robinson comic n1

Jackie robinson comic n1

Cover of Jackie Robinson comic #1, published by Fawcett in 1949.

Jungle comics 128 - Drawing. Public domain image.
Mad Monsters No 2 - The cover of mad monsters magazine

Mad Monsters No 2 - The cover of mad monsters magazine

Debuting in 1961, Mad Monsters was Charlton's answer to Famous Monster of Filmland. Each issue featured painted covers with black & white interiors running to around 70 pages.

My Life True Stories in Pictures 4

My Life True Stories in Pictures 4

Cover of My Life True Stories in Pictures #4 (Sept 1948)

Pep Number 67 - A cover of a comic book with a bunch of people

Pep Number 67 - A cover of a comic book with a bunch of people

Archie Andrews and the gang on the cover of Pep number 67 (May 1948), artwork by Al Fagaly. By the late 40s, MLJ's superhero line was a fading memory and teen humor was the company's dominant genre.

Planet Comics 01 - A comic book cover for planet comics

Planet Comics 01 - A comic book cover for planet comics

Cover scan of Planet Comics, No. 1, Fiction House, January 1940.

Planet Comics 53 - A comic book cover with a woman laying on the ground

Planet Comics 53 - A comic book cover with a woman laying on the groun...

Cover scan of Planet Comics, No. 53, Fiction House, March 1948. Cover art by Joe Doolin

Prize Comics V 6 No 3 - boxing sport photo

Prize Comics V 6 No 3 - boxing sport photo

"Boom Boom" Brannigan scores another knockout on the cover of Prize Comics number 63 (March-April, 1947). Following the war, Simon and Kirby renewed their creative partnership at Prize, revitalizing a declinin... More

Punchand Judy V 2 0801 - A cover of punch and judy comics

Punchand Judy V 2 0801 - A cover of punch and judy comics

Cover of Punch and Judy Comics vol. 2 #8, March 1947

Robin Hood 9 I W cover - A comic book cover with a man on a horse
Rulah 2301 - A cover of a comic book with a woman in a bikini
Samson and Delilah 01 - A comic book cover of a woman and a man on a couch

Samson and Delilah 01 - A comic book cover of a woman and a man on a c...

Cover of A Spetacular Feature #11, adaptation of Sansom and Delilah story Português: Capa de Spetacular Feature #11, adaptação da história de Sansão e Dalila.

Science Comics 2 - A comic book cover with a man on a motorcycle

Science Comics 2 - A comic book cover with a man on a motorcycle

Cover of Science Comics #2, March 1940, published by Fox Feature Syndicate, featuring Dynamo. Art by Lou Fine.

Space Adventures 1 - A comic book cover with a woman holding a rocket

Space Adventures 1 - A comic book cover with a woman holding a rocket

Cover of Space Adventures #1, Charlton Publications, July 1952 Public domain scan of a magazine cover, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Spook 27 - A comic book cover for spook suspense mystery ship of the dead

Spook 27 - A comic book cover for spook suspense mystery ship of the d...

Cover of Spook #27, (January 1954) Public domain scan of printed advertisement, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Startling Comics 18 Pyroman - A comic book cover for starting comics

Startling Comics 18 Pyroman - A comic book cover for starting comics

Pyroman, on the cover of Startling Comics #18, published by Nedor Comics.

Weird Comics 01 - A cover of weird comics magazine

Weird Comics 01 - A cover of weird comics magazine

Cover of Weird Comics #1, Fox Feature Syndicate, April 1940.

Wow Comics 1

Wow Comics 1

Art by C. C. Beck.

Young Romance No 54 1954a - Public domain portrait print

Young Romance No 54 1954a - Public domain portrait print

Cover of Young Romance #54, February 1954

Americas Best Comics 0101 - A comic book cover for best comics
Americas Best Comics 1901 - A comic book with a cover of a group of men
Americas Best Comics 2001 - An old comic book cover with a bunch of comic characters
Animal comics 01 - Drawing. Public domain image.

Animal comics 01 - Drawing. Public domain image.

Français : couverture du comics Animal Comics publié par Dell Publishing company (plus connu sous le nom de Dell Comics) en 1942

Black Magic 001 - A comic book cover for black magic

Black Magic 001 - A comic book cover for black magic

The cover of Prize Comics' horror magazine Black Magic. Art by Jack Kirby

CC No 24 Connecticut Yankee
CC No 26 Frankenstein 2

CC No 26 Frankenstein 2

Public domain photograph of decorated book cover, binding, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Crime Does Not Pay 42 - A cover of crime does not pay

Crime Does Not Pay 42 - A cover of crime does not pay

Cover of Crime Does Not Pay #42 (1945) Lev Gleason. Cover art by Charles Biro.

Daedevil No 42 - boxing sport photo

Daedevil No 42 - boxing sport photo

Cover art for Daredevil number 42 (Lev Gleeson Publications, May 1947), artwork by Dan Barry). In this particular story, Daredevil gave up his costumed identity to become an avenging newspaper publisher. As sup... More

Face detail, from- Jackie Robinson No5 comic book cover (cropped)

Face detail, from- Jackie Robinson No5 comic book cover (cropped)

Front cover of Jackie Robinson comic book (issue #5). Shows head-and-shoulders portrait of Jackie Robinson in Brooklyn Dodgers cap; inset image shows Jackie Robinson covering a slide at second base.

Four Color 1121 Cover 001

Four Color 1121 Cover 001

Mighty Hercules battles man-eating tigers and an enemy army to save a besieged kingdom! From the cover of Hercules Unchained (Four Color Comics. no. 1121, Dell, August 1960).

Four Favorites 0501 - A comic book cover with a bunch of cartoon characters
Four Favorites 2201 - A comic book cover for favorites

Four Favorites 2201 - A comic book cover for favorites

Cover art of Four Favorites #22, March 1946

Four Favorites 2401 - A comic book cover for favorites

Four Favorites 2401 - A comic book cover for favorites

Cover art of Four Favorites #26, July 1946

Four Favorites 2501 - A comic book cover for favorites

Four Favorites 2501 - A comic book cover for favorites

Cover art of Four Favorites #25, September 1946

Green Mask 17 - A comic book with a green mask on it

Green Mask 17 - A comic book with a green mask on it

Cover to Green Mask #17 (Oct-Nov 1946), published by Fox Feature Syndicate.

Human Fly 10 - A comic book cover for human fly

Human Fly 10 - A comic book cover for human fly

Cover scan of Human Fly, No. 10, I.W. Publishing, Unauthorized Blue Beetle Comics Français : Couverture de la Mouche humaine, No. 10, I.W. Publishing, Unauthorized Blue Beetle Comics

Jackie Robinson No5 comic book cover

Jackie Robinson No5 comic book cover

Front cover of Jackie Robinson comic book (issue #5). Shows head-and-shoulders portrait of Jackie Robinson in Brooklyn Dodgers cap; inset image shows Jackie Robinson covering a slide at second base.

Justice Traps The Guilty No 8 - A cover of a comic book with two men

Justice Traps The Guilty No 8 - A cover of a comic book with two men

Another blockbuster cover from Joe Simon and Jack Kirby: Justice Traps the Guilty, volume 2 number 2 (Prize Comics, January 1949). By the end of the forties, publishers were turning to romance, crime and horror... More

Public Domain Images - MasterComics005

Public Domain Images - MasterComics005

Cover of Fawcett Publications' Master Comics, number 26, May 1942. Artwork by Mac Rayboy; image is in the public domain due to lapsed copyright.

Planet Comics 51 - A comic book cover with a woman in a red dress

Planet Comics 51 - A comic book cover with a woman in a red dress

Cover scan of Planet Comics, No. 51, Fiction House, November 1947.

Romance Stories of True Love No 50 Harvey, 1958 SA

Romance Stories of True Love No 50 Harvey, 1958 SA

Cover of Romance Stories of True Love #50, March 1958

Slave Girl Comics 0101 - A cover for slave girl comics

Slave Girl Comics 0101 - A cover for slave girl comics

Cover of Slave Girl Comics #1, February, 1949

Public Domain Images - TipTopperNumber1

Public Domain Images - TipTopperNumber1

Fritzi and Phil on the cover of Tip Topper number 1 (October, 1949). Artwork by Ernie Bushmiller, published by United Features. Image is assumed to be in the public domain due to lapsed copyright.

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