Welcome to my gallery of classic comic covers. I've been collecting comic books for over 25 years and made this web site to share some of my favorite covers. All of the covers, with a very few exceptions, are (or were) from my personal collection. Have a question or a comment? E-mail me, my name's Ben.

Golden-Age Comic Cover Gallery

Browse the covers:

Batman and Robin super-hero and war comics Feldstein Junior comics good girl and romance comics Crime Suspenstories 22 crime and horror comics
super-hero and war comics good girl and romance comics crime and horror comics
Current Scan Count
Super-Hero & War: 69 Covers
Good Girl & Romance: 63 Covers
Crime & Horror: 67 Covers

2009-2010-11 Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide 40th Edition

The Missing Comic Parts Page

Alex Schomburg mini-Gallery
(with many newly-added science fiction digest covers!)

L. B. Cole mini-Gallery


Category Archives: original art

CFA-APA article for issue #76: Good ol’ Humphrey

I’m a member in a comic and fantasy art fanzine known as CFA-APA, and I’ve just finished my submission for the next issue. It documents the popularity and decline of Humphrey Pennyworth, the oversize and super-strong pal of Joe Palooka.
The .pdf file of my article can be found here.

Witches Tales #25, Manny Stallman art

I’ve recently added the cover to Harvey’s Witches Tales #25:

The addition is in honor of my recent acquisition of artwork featured in this comic, namely Manny Stallman and John Giunta’s story “The Ticket”. You can see the wonderful original artwork in my CAF gallery here:
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Man Comics’ Cover Artist?

Today I got an interesting e-mail from Tom Ripson, who speculates that the cover art below is by John Romita Sr.
Tom writes: “I’ve seen some work credited to John Romita on some Captain America stories from the early 50’s that looked very similar to the art on those covers. His 50’s work was [...]

EC Original Art

I think I have something very special for today… the original art for a complete pre-Code EC crime story, with strong horror overtones. This seven page story is from War Against Crime #11, an issue which features EC’s very first “pure” horror cover, and the second appearance of the Vault Keeper (see cover scan below).
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Love’s Decision

Here’s another example of original artwork by Warren Kremer (inked by John Prentice), this time from one of Harvey’s wonderful romance comics. The story is titled “Love’s Decision”, it was published in True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated #43, 1956.

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