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Buster Bear was first published by Quality Comics, under their Arnold Publications imprint, in December 1953 the title lasted 10 issues until June 1955. Later I. W. Publishing, issued at least two reprints.

The comic was named after Buster Bear, a standard animal funny character. Buster Bear has a girlfriend named Honey Bear, a chipmunk friend named Cholly Chipmunk. Many of the stories revolve around Willie Weasel's failed attempts to get one over on Buster. Other characters who appeared in Buster Bear, mainly as reprints included: Marmaduke Mouse and King Louie, Rollo Raccoon, Buzzy Rabbit, Rasputin, Egbert and the Count and Neddy.

Much of the artwork for Buster Bear is signed JCA which stands for the Jason Comic Art studio also known as the Leon Jason Studios, which was a comic book packager.

One of the contributors to Buster Bear was Al Fago. Fago was the creator of Atomic Mouse, who after he takes U-235 pills has super powers. Al Fago also created two other similar characters in Atomic Rabbit (a.k.a. Atomic Bunny) and Atom the Cat.


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