|Publication date||August 1939 – Nov. 1949|
|No. of issues||85|
Magno the Magnetic Man
Bozo the Iron Man
Smash Comics is the title of an American Golden Age comic book anthology series, published by Quality Comics for 85 issues between 1939 and 1949. It became the series Lady Luck for #86-90 (Dec 1949 - Aug 1950).
Smash Comics starred a variety of superheroes and other crimefighters, including the Ray, Midnight, the Invisible Hood, Magno the Magnetic Man, the Jester, Black X, and the robot Bozo the Iron Man. Reprints of the four-page crimefighter feature "Lady Luck", originally published in the Sunday-newspaper insert colloquially called "The Spirit Section", also appeared. When it began, the comic also included a number of syndicated comic strips that had previously been appearing in Feature Comics.
- Koolman, Mike; Amash, Jim (2011). The Quality Companion. TwoMorrows Publishing. p. 218. ISBN 978-1-60549-037-3.
- Benton, Mike (1992). Superhero Comics of the Golden Age: The Illustrated History. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Company. p. 169. ISBN 0-87833-808-X. Retrieved 8 April 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Mitchell, Kurt; Thomas, Roy (2019). American Comic Book Chronicles: 1940-1944. TwoMorrows Publishing. p. 34. ISBN 978-1605490892.