Adventures of Alan Ladd (1949) comic books
- Cover detached at both staples. 3" cumulative spine split.
"The Damascus Diamond," "The Guns of Smoke Valley," and "The Boy-Treasure Hunter!" Also in this issue: "Highlights From Alan Ladd's Latest Paramount Hit 'Chicago Deadline'" and Untold Tales of Filmland, "A Hollywood Writer." Dan Barry art (and Ruben Moreira?). Edited by Whitney Ellsworth. Photo cover of Alan Ladd. Stories by Joe Certa, Sy Barry, Ruben Moreira, Jack Sparling, Dan Barry, Nick Cardy, Alan Ladd, Ray Perry, Carmine Infantino, and Sy Barry. Your favorite Hollywood star in hard-hitting action stories! Plus, highlights from Alan Ladds movie, Chicago Deadline. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.
- Front cover completely detached. No back cover. Art and story complete.
Cover photo of Theda Hall and Emerson Hall. Letter from Gertrude Nixson, Chair of the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency Committee of the Women's National Institute awarding the 1949 Medal of Honor to National Comics Publications for "constructive advancement in comic books. The Girl Who Bought a Movie Star, art by Ruben Moreira; A rich heiress hires a double to act for her in movies. Alan Ladd -- Stunt Man!, art by Ruben Moreira; Alan becomes a stunt man to help an old friend finish a picture. The Two Lives of a French Actress--Untold Tales of Filmland, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti; A French actress ruins her reputation by appearing to collaborate with the Nazis. My Favorite Role--Whispering Smith, pencils by Ed Smalle, inks by Charles Paris. Lines by Ladd text story by Alan Ladd (text probably ghost-written by Jack Miller). Stand Up for Sportsmanship public service announcement starring Batman & Robin, script by Jack Schiff, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Stan Kaye. The Jet Pilot from Hollywood starring Alan Ladd, art by Ruben Moreira. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.
- Cover spot glued to spine, chew along spine.
Cover photo of Theda Hall and Emerson Hall. Destination – Danger, art by Ruben Moreira; Alan goes to New York to be inducted by the Ram's Club, but gets side lined by an attractive girl on the subway who leads him into danger. Phil Rizzuto Wheaties ad. The Madman of the Movies, art by Ruben Moreira; Alan agrees to work for a director who doesn't believe in stunt doubles. Beating the Broken Buckboard U. S. Royal ad, art by Al Plastino. Jungle Cinderell--Untold Tales of Filmland, script by Phil Evans, art by Nick Cardy; Dave Cobb searches for an actress who had a bit part in an old movie to appear as the Jungle Goddess in his new film. CinemAntics humor page by Harry Lampert. Lines by Ladd text article by Alan Ladd, art by Harry Lampert (text probably ghost-written by Jack Miller). Alan Ladd -- The Vacuum Cleaner Man, art by Ruben Moreira; Alan agrees to sell vacuum cleaners as publicity for his new movie; Somehow he gets involved with smugglers, criminals and international jewel thieves. A Salute to the Boy Scouts of America public service announcement starring Superman and Batman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Dick Sprang. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.