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By 1951 most Superhero books were discontinued for other genres, and this brief hiatus of the mainstream from Superheroes is currently called the Atomic Age (1948-1955). (source: https://comicbookhistorians.com/the-8-ages-of-comic-books/)

It appears the bulk of my collection falls into this date range. Show 'em off if you got em!


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Longtime collector here, never really knew the early 50s was actually called the Atomic age of comics. I always called it the Golden age. I am just now starting to get into all the wacky space titles..space men, Space stuff! Bring it! (any for sale?)...
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Huh, I didn't know this either! All of my Golden Age comics are Atomic Age as well. Yes, lots of crazy alien comics.
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I find the coolest books fall into this category. Super-hero books were on the way out and Bill Gaines was running full steam at EC ushering in the finest horror books. Then everyone had to out do EC.


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Great books LeeK!! Strange Adventures was one of my first collecting bugs.


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By 1951 most Superhero books were discontinued for other genres, and this brief hiatus of the mainstream from Superheroes is currently called the Atomic Age (1948-1955). (source: https://comicbookhistorians.com/the-8-ages-of-comic-books/)

It appears the bulk of my collection falls into this date range. Show 'em off if you got em!




I do believe that there never was an "official" Atomic Age in comics. I do know that many of us used that term in the 60s to signify the Cold War/UFO/Atomic Family period. It certainly was/is a wonderful passage in comics publishing history and gave us some tremendous titles and issues so typifying the label. And the Senate hearings too.
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1953 glasses attached htf in high grade. Every other copy I have seen has small white color breaks along binding. How this one survived I have no idea.

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25 cents for the 3-D comic must've been a good chunk of change for a comic book back then.
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War is hell














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25 cents for the 3-D comic must've been a good chunk of change for a comic book back then.
The funny thing about 3d comics is they really only came out in mass between 1953 and 1954, must have not sold well.
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How could these not be popular? Then again, 3-D Circus is adorable. 3-D War? Not as adorable.
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well...I have to keep posting the same books because I don't have the collections some of the boys on here have, but if I go from '46 instead of '48 I can get 3 up here that aren't super hero

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well...I have to keep posting the same books because I don't have the collections some of the boys on here have, but if I go from '46 instead of '48 I can get 3 up here that aren't super hero



Oooh, the Weird Science is a beauty!
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Maybe the oddest and hardest book to find in nice condition in the 3d world. Plus glasses attached.
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These are the only ones I have, I've always considered 'Atomic Age' to be a transitional period, with one foot firmly in the Golden Age and maybe a few toes dipping into the Silver.
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@earthshaker...dude..every time I think you cant possibly have any more comics, you throw up something wildly obscure . You kill me
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