Whiz Comics Archives

Captain Marvel, Legion X and the Civil War
Enterprises publisher Myron Fass and Marvel Comics owner Martin Goodman. Before any of those other Captain Marvels, there was the one from Fawcett who debuted in late 1939 in the pages of Whiz Comics #2 (#1) (yes, it's complicated), and many will tell you that this character is the original Captain Marvel. But there is another Captain[...]
Silver for Timely's Golden Age and Gold for Marvel's Silver Age
The birth of Jerry Siegel and  Joe Shuster's Superman in Action Comics #1 laid the foundation for a formula that was emulated often in the Golden Age, and during the many decades that followed. In 1939, Batman first appeared in Detective Comics for National, Captain Marvel debuted in Whiz Comics for Fawcett Publications and Timely unleashed[...]