Homer, the happy ghost the online vintage comic book. Homer was revived in reprint form in november, 1969. Famous studios casper the friendly ghost was a unique property in animation. Marvel comics is the brand name and primary imprint of marvel worldwide inc. Prime auction ends monday may 4 to wednesday may 6. Created by stan lee and first drawn by dan decarlo in 1955. Homer the happy ghost was atlas version of the little moneymaker. Contrary to the deprodders thoughts, there appears to be nothing substantial about the comic. May 11, 2017 with only four books in the comic series, there is not much material for a happy. Atlas comics is the 1950s comic book publishing company that would evolve into marvel comics.
Magazine and paperbacknovel publisher martin goodman, whose business strategy involved having a multitude of corporate entities, used atlas as the umbrella name for his comic book division during this time. Get the best deals on homer the happy ghost marvel silver age comics 19561969 when you shop the largest online selection at. Tv show, indicating that the tv series story will continue on well after the events in the original comics. Homer originally appeared in atlas comics during the 1950s and are highly collectible. Homer, the happy ghost character homer, the happy ghost appears in 3 issues. It appears in a small laundry list of titles associated with stan lee and nothing more.
Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. Sep 12, 2009 homer the happy ghost, as you can probably already tell, was atlastimelymarvels nonetosubtly veiled ripoff of the incredibly successful harvey comics casper the friendly ghost property, which was written by stan lee and illustrated by decarlo in the 1950s. Jan 30, 2014 the revival of homer, the happy ghost ended with its fourth issue, coverdated may 1970. This edit will also create new pages on comic vine for. Homer, the happy ghost group of 12 atlasmarvel, 195558.
Magazine and paperback novel publisher martin goodman, whose business strategy involved having a multitude of corporate entities, used atlas as the umbrella name for his comic book division during this time. Selling, buying and trading comic books and more nostalgia zone has been a leading buyer and seller of comic books in minnesota for almost 40 years and online for over 12 years. In 2009, the walt disney company acquired marvel entertainment, marvel worldwides parent company. Also contains two single page prose stories starring tessie. Homer the happy ghost silver age cartoon character comics for. Homer the happy ghost what do you get when you cross the talents of marvel comics maestro stan lee cocreator of spiderman, the hulk, the xmen, fantastic four, etc. Atlas was located on the 14th floor of the empire state building. Values of homer, the happy ghost free comic book values. Atlas comics is the 1950s comicbook publishing label that evolved into marvel comics. Marvels other 70s reprint titles featuring kidoriented humor from the 1950s were gone by 1974, replaced with titles like marvel twoinone, ghost rider, and the defenders, characters and stories more friendly to the marvel superhero fan. After reading their own exploits in the homer the happy ghost comic book, the gang decides to visit stan lee and dan decarlo in new york city. Number of printed issues, where it can be verified, any facts that may affect the book value. Here, the homer series is played mainly for laughs rather than in the case of casper, who is always in search of a friend.
If anything substantial exists, you need much more than a cursory search. This video features characters goldenage like dick tracy, homer, the happy ghost, the lone ranger. Charlton comics published their own knockoff comic book of the series called timmy the timid ghost. If you use the add to want list tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available. Classic comic book vintage australian one shilling. Little remembered today, however, is the small line of early 70s kidtargeted humor reprint comics. Homer the happy ghost marvel silver age comics 19561969 ebay. Comiclink is the online vintage comic book and comic art auction destination featuring comic book auctions spotlighting the most desirable cgc graded examples of key comics, as well as comic art auctions featuring the biggest names in comic book illustration from the. Supporting characters included melvin the mixedup ghost, invisible irwin, dugan the dead end ghost.
Sergeant barney barker, drawn by john severin, was atlas answer to sgt. It opened with homer and his family yes, he had a momma and a poppa ghost, as well as a ghost dog named snappy moving into a new haunted house. Scroll down to add issues to your want list and well email you when they arrive. Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Marvels homer the happy ghost by stan lee and dan decarlo, a. Captain america comics 1941 combat casey 1953 combat kelly 1951 comedy comics 1942 gay comics 1944 girl confessions 1952 gunsmoke western 1955 homer, the happy ghost 1955 human torch comics 1940 joker comics 1942 journey into mystery 1952 journey into unknown worlds 1950 justice 1947 kathy 1959 kid colt. Homer the happy ghost silver age cartoon character comics. Homer the happy ghost marvel only has two real ongoing ghostcharacters. Over the next few pages, he met his new neighbors, including melvin the mixedup ghost a typical comic book dimwit and invisible irwin. We welcome customers from all over the world and work hard to make sure they are happy with our books.
The books homepage helps you explore earths biggest bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Discuss homer, the happy ghost vol 1 1 on the forums. Homer the happy ghost 1969 comic books mycomicshop. Scroll down to add issues to your want list and well email you when they arrive view pictures of their covers. Bound volumes trade paperbacks hardcover books other comic related books. He also created willie lumpkin the mailman as a newspaper strip with stan lee in 1960. He also had a spinoff title, the adventures of homer ghost, but it ran only two issues, june and august 1957.
Not necessarily a bad thing, as there was so much room for artists to ply their trade. If thats so, then casper the friendly ghost must be the greatest cartoon character of all time. What is your homer, the happy ghost comic book worth. See more ideas about comic books, vintage comics and vintage comic books. For the past three months we have been processing these books as fast as we can but are not even half way through the collections. There is a bad guy named ghost that can turn himself and objects invisible or intangible but he does this trick with a battle suit and is basically a techy rather than supernatural being. Homer the happy ghost is a fictional supernaturalhumor character published by atlas comics, the 1950s predecessor ofmarvel comics. Weak keep it had its own series from a notable comic company atlas comics in the 1950s the precurser of marvel, its written by a very notable artist and had a rebirth in 19691970s so it would be surprising if its not notable, imv atlantic306 00. Here youll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, kindle ebooks, audible audiobooks, and so much more. Homer the happy ghost 1955 atlas comic books mycomicshop. Homer the happy ghost comic books 1955 series all regular issues are out of stock. Homer, the happy ghost group of 12 atlasmarvel, 195558 condition.
On casper and the angels and the two primetime specials, casper was voiced by julie mcwhirter. Amazing that the comic industry was once so burgeoning that there was room for so many copycat titles. This is my 2nd video goldenage comic book collection. Comic books a moon, a girl romance ace comics action comics airboy comics alice all funny comics allamerican comics amazing mistery funnies andy hardy angel animal comics. While homer is in the store looking at comic books, snappy gets picked up by the dog catcher. Homer haunted the comic book racks for 22 issues, ending with a november, 1958 cover date. The big blog of kids comics homer the happy ghost no. Find the value of the marvel comic homer happy ghost volume 2.
Homer, the happy ghost vol 1 1 marvel database fandom. After the war, he started out in comic book art, drawing for the timelyatlas titles jeannie, millie the model, nelly the nurse, snappy the ghost dog, homer the happy ghost and my girl pearl. Homer the happy ghost spotlighted in an earlier th dimension post, marvel comics early attempt to cash in on some of that sweet, sweet casper the friendly ghost moolah. The revival of homer, the happy ghost ended with its fourth issue, coverdated may 1970. Homer the happy ghost was an obvious imitation of casper that lasted 22 issues, between march, 1955 november 1958, which for a none superheroe is not bad. Homer the happy ghost was written by stan lee the legendary cocreator of the fantastic four, spiderman and most of the marvel universe and drawn by dan decarlo of archie comics fame. Atlas comics the predecessor to marvel comics also published a knockoff comic called homer the happy ghost. Homer, the happy ghost comic read homer, the happy ghost. Synopsis for homer, the happy ghost homer builds a snowboat, a combination sailboatsled. This looks like a good house for us to haunt homer and his parents find a new house to haunt and homer meets other ghosts and a. Apr 06, 2010 casper, the friendly ghost homer, the happy ghost timmy, the timid ghost. During the 1950s at least six competitors tried to duplicate harvey comics success. Atlas comics is the 1950s comic book publishing company that would evolve into. In the mid1950s, with harvey comics making a go of its licensed version of casper, imitators, such as charltons timmy the timid ghost and ajaxs.1159 1012 629 1321 267 1422 882 1060 240 725 98 425 1398 545 961 1415 340 1019 563 646 857 1509 256 1383 1136 982 164 1407 725 978 1400 1376 239 1235 1483