The Official Golden-Age Hero And Heroine Directory 1

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The Official Golden-Age Hero And Heroine Directory is an easy-to-use, hands-on listing of vintage characters from the 1940’s and ’50’s, which focuses on the costumed crimefighters produced by now-defunct companies, a veritable comic book “Who’s Who” for publishers like Fiction House, Magazine Enterprises, Ace, Nedor, MLJ, Hillman, Holyoke, Harvey, Prize, Fox, Chesler, Columbia, Novelty Press, Four Star, Enwil, Fawcett, Sterling, Lev Gleason, Spark and others. Provides capsule descriptions and illustrated examples of dozens of former champions, including sidekicks, girlfriends, weapons, etc., as drawn by the artists most associated with the feature. Each entry also catalogs appearances, and boasts as complete a list of creators as possible on each hero. Characters covered include: Airmale and Stampy, Black Angel, Blue Flame, Bogey Man, Ghost, Green Hornet and Kato, Hangman, K The Unknown, Magno and Davey, Pyroman, Stuntman and dozens more. Buy this book and become an instant expert on lesser-known superheroes from comic’s formative years. A ton of four-color history packed into 76 pages. Color painted wraparound cover by Brad Gorby, interiors are black and white with graytones. Standard comic book format. Printed in 1997.


The Official Home of AC Comics : Comic Book Publisher. We publish the long-running superheroine comic, Femforce. We also publish Golden Age superhero and Horror reprints. We are now publishing Big Bang Universe here as well and hope to have other revivals and new series soon.

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  1. Mark Holmes

    A treasure trove of information and Golden Age art! Some of the characters featured in this book are really unique, I certainly never heard of some of them before. There were certainly some wild imaginations back in the day.