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Comics By the Date: September 1944 to December 1944

The Sad Sack joins Barnaby in hardcover, and the debut of Superboy (with a note on the lawsuit).

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Comics By the Date: May 1944 to August 1944

Carl Barks stories and Walt Kelly covers in Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories. And much more besides.

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Comics By the Date: January 1944 to April 1944

Will Eisner’s The Spirit gets its own newsstand comic book.

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Comics By the Date: September 1943 to December 1943

Crockett Johnson’s Barnaby comes to bookstores.

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Comics By the Date: June 1943 to August 1943

C. C. Beck & Otto Binder’s Captain Marvel, among others, carries forward.

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Comics By the Date: January 1943 to May 1943

More Jack Cole Plastic Man, Carl Barks takes over Donald Duck, and George Carlson’s Jingle Jangle Tales debuts.

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Comics By the Date: August 1942 to December 1942

Carl Barks does his first work on Donald Duck, and Walt Kelly’s Pogo debuts.

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