Master Comics

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Master Comics
Captain Marvel, Jr., from Master Comics #30 (Sept. 1942). Cover art by Mac Raboy.
Publication information
PublisherFawcett Comics
ScheduleMonthly
FormatAnthology
GenreSuperhero
Publication dateMar. 1940 – Apr. 1953
No. of issues133
Main character(s)Captain Marvel, Jr.
Bulletman
Minute-Man
Master Man

Master Comics was a monthly ongoing comic book anthology series that began its 133-issue run (cover dated March 1940 – April 1953) during the 1930s and 1940s period known as the Golden Age of Comic Books.[1] Published by Fawcett Comics, it contained features starring superhero characters including Master Man, in the first six issues only, Bulletman, Minute-Man, and its best-known character, Captain Marvel, Jr., part of the lighthearted Marvel Family.[2]

Publisher[edit]

Master Comics was also the name of an unrelated comic book publishing company that produced one series, the 24-issue horror comic Dark Mysteries (July 1951 - July 1955).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benton, Mike (1992). Superhero Comics of the Golden Age: The Illustrated History. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Company. p. 172. ISBN 0-87833-808-X. Retrieved 1 April 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Master Comics at the Grand Comics Database
  3. ^ Master Comics (publisher) at the Grand Comics Database