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: comic history and memorabilia

My Market Report

Back when I worked at Heritage Comics Auctions, one day my superior Ed Jaster told me to write a market report for some kind of new price guide. I dutifully did as I was told, and turned in 250 words (or so) on the state of the market. When I asked Ed Jaster where it [...]

Tom Hickey CFA-APA article

As a member in a comic and fantasy art fanzine known as CFA-APA, I wrote an article about Tom Hickey as my second contribution. In addition to many 1950s Harvey Comics stories, Tom Hickey did early work for DC, including artwork in both Detective Comics #1 and 27.
The .pdf file of my article can be [...]

Nights of Horror - Shuster Bondage art

I just got a copy of something interesting: Nights of Horror #8 from Malcla Publishing company, circa 1953. This vintage publication fills 80 pages with two short stories, each of which has multiple chapters. The pornographic booklet has no price or indicia, but does have cover art and 9 fetish illustrations by Superman co-creator Joe [...]

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.

Mansion of Evil by Joseph Millard

Today I’d like to share a very obscure publication that may well be the very first “graphic novel“. Many give that title to Matt Baker and Arnold Drake’s “It Rhymes With Lust“, but “Mansion of Evil” came out the same year: 1950. It’s anyone’s guess which book was actually available for purchase first. It’s interesting [...]

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