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‘Lost universe’ comics find devoted following amongst collectors

A Top-Notch Comics #2, January 1940, from MLJ Magazines, featuring Jack Cole and Mort Meskin art, sold for $9,257 + the buyer’s premium at Hake’s Auctions in March 2017. Photo courtesy of Hake’s Auctions and LiveAuctioneers.

A ‘Top-Notch Comics’ #2, January 1940, from MLJ Magazines, featuring Jack Cole and Mort Meskin art, sold for $9,257 plus buyer’s premium at Hake’s Auctions in March 2017. Photo courtesy of Hake’s Auctions and LiveAuctioneers

NEW YORK — While comic book fans obviously know DC Comics and Marvel, there are legions of other comics universes worth collecting. Some were short-lived and only in production for a few years but have re-emerged over the past few years to attract a loyal following. Read more