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Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #44
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 44
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($70.41) will be charged at checkout.
    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover. (Tape on cover and interior cover.)
    • Label #1450019002

    Cover art by Creig Flessel. The Sandman Meets the Face, script by Gardner F. Fox (sign as Larry Dean), pencils by Creig Flessel, inks by Creig Flessel and Fred Guardineer (backgrounds); The near victim of an old-friend turned crook, Wes Dodds watches him shot dead by the Face, then changes to the Sandman to discover why the villain had it in for the young victim. The Return of Fang Gow: Part 2 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Mr. Fletcher, Smuggler starring Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Mart Bailey. The Two Mr. Rowes starring Socko Strong, script and art by Joseph Sulman (signed as Koppy). Count Ogrloff's Dangerous Game: Part 2 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Search For Captain Wade: Part 1 starringSkip Schuyler, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Menace of Chen Fu: Part 4 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. Alcatraz Al--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Bart Tumey. The Magnetic Peril starring Cotton Carver, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Ogden Whitney. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 57
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at original staples and held in place by post-manufacturer added staple.

    Cover art by Bernard Baily. The Menace of Dr. Togg, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily; Hourman and the Minute Men must face an evil scientist, from his laboratory on Wide Island, who has created weird pets called the Gombezi out of wolves and buzzards that he uses to rob and kill. Fang Gow's Cut-Throats starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. General Kosta's Subterfuge starring Mark Lansing, script and art by Howard Purcell. The Problem of the Phony Newspaperman starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Chad Grothkopf. Magna Cum Laude starring Socko Strong, script by Albert Sulman, art by Joseph Sulman. Peril In Africa starring Steve Conrad Adventurer, script and art by Jack Lehti. To Hammer the Earth starring The Sandman, script by Gardner F. Fox, pencils by Creig Flessel, inks by Chad Grothkopf. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 60
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.24) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold large pieces of first wrap, and a small piece from one page missing, interrupts art and story (affects Hourman, Cotton Carver, and Sandman). Full length spine split through multiple wraps.

    Cover art by Creig Flessel. The Plot Against the Minute-Men, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily; Hourman has his hands full when the criminal element in the city decides to strike back at the good work of the Minute Men of America, by recruiting other boys in the city, having them commit vandalism of various kinds, then blaming it on the Minute Men. The Taxicab Murder starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Lishak the Gladiator starring Mark Lansing, script and art by Howard Purcell. Tyranny In Barlunda starring Cotton Carver, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Jack Lehti. It Takes a Thief starring Paul Kirk, Manhunter, script and art by Ed Moore. Castle of Mystery starring Steve Conrad Adventurer, script and art by Jack Lehti. Mystery At Malay Mac's starring The Sandman, script by Gardner F. Fox. Full-page ads for World's Best Comics # 1 and All Star Comics # 4. Half-page ad for the Superman radio show. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 72
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0805092003

    Cover art by Jack Burnley. Case of the Magic Bloodstone, script by Gardner F. Fox, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Jack Burnley and Ray Burnley [backgrounds]; Starman becomes involved in a case involving the mysterious deaths of several members of an expedition in the Arabian Desert who had taken an accursed bloodstone from an ancient temple. The Adventure of the Stolen Armor starring The Shining Knight, art by Creig Flessel. The Bullet-Proof Tigers starring Steve Conrad, Adventurer, script and art by Jack Lehti. Dr. Glisten starring The Hourman, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. The Fish-Men starring Paul Kirk, Manhunter, script and art by Ed Moore. The Riddle of the Slave Market starring The Sandman, script by Jack Kirby, pencils by Jack Kirby. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #79
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 79
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($104.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #344-AA-009
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    • Mold throughout. Two center wraps detached, staple rust/deterioration.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. The Tune of Terrific Toby, script by Alfred Bester, art by Jack Burnley; When Toby Weems stages a phony rescue of his office staff from a so-called bomb, he becomes a hero, which has some advantages with scaring underworld hoods. The Stroke of Doom starring Hourman and Thorndyke, art by Bernard Baily. The Case of the Love-Sick Submarine starring Genius Jones, script by Alfred Bester, art by Stan Kaye. The Mystery of the Shining Knight's Rival, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Battles the Cobras of the Deep starring Manhunter, script and pencils by Jack Kirby. Footprints in the Sands of Time starring The Sandman, script and pencils by Jack Kirby. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #81
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 81
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($10.80) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch, spine/edge rebuild, tear seals, staples replaced. Cover TRIMMED.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. A Drama in Dreams, script and pencils by Jack Kirby; Threatening to kill Sandy, Wesley Dodds is kidnapped and forced to sign papers turning over the rights to his gold mine stock and fortune. Starman's Lucky Star, script by Gardner F. Fox, pencils by Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr.], inks by George Roussos [as Inky Roussos]. The Enigma of the Nonagenarian Natator starring Genius Jones, script by Alfred Bester, art by Stan Kaye. The Adventure of the Queen's Jades starring The Shining Knight, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Case of the Crying Cat starring Manhunter, art by Pierce Rice. Time Out For Hitler starring Hourman and Thorndyke, art by Bernard Baily. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 88
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($14.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Centerfold detached at single center staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. The Cruise of the Crescent starring The Sandman, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Young Jerry borrows his grandfather's model boat, "The Crescent", and takes it down to the docks to sail it. Death of Genius Jones starring Genius Jones, art by Stan Kaye. Prisoners of Peril starring Shining Knight, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Enigma of the Vanishing House! starring Starman, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Emil Gershwin. Loaded For Bear starring Manhunter, pencils by Pierce Rice. Bombs Over Brittany starring Mike Gibbs, Guerilla, script by Joe Samachson, art by Irving Tirman. 60 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 100
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.75) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2060952006

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks credited to Joe Simon. Sweets For Swag!, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Marvin Stein; Sweet Tooth and his gang steal a fortune in diamonds, then hide them from the Police and Sandman in the bottoms of candy being shipped to the Devereaux residence. The Hard-Headed League! starring Genius Jones, art by Stan Kaye. The Royal Revival! starring Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Life and Death of a Star! starring Starman, script by Joe Samachson, art by Emil Gershwin. Bazooka Lullaby! starring Mike Gibbs, Guerrilla, script by Joe Samachson, art by Maurice Del Bourgo. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #120
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 120
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    • INCOMPLETE. First page missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Stan Kaye. Perry White, Cub Reporter starring Superboy, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Al Wenzel, inks by George Roussos; Clark and Perry apply for jobs at the Daily Planet on the same day, with Clark the only one getting hired at first (as a newsboy). Aquaman Goes to College, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Archer from the Zodiac starring Green Arrow, script by George Kashdan, art by George Papp. The Three Aerobateers starring Shining Knight, art by Chuck Winter. The March of Crime starring Johnny Quick, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #163
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 163
    • Interior is complete. 3-1/2" cumulative spine split, help together with tape. Missing original staples.

    Cover art by Al Plastino. Superboy's Phony Father, script by William Woolfolk, art by John Sikela. The Knight in Rusty Armor starring Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Frank Frazetta; An old man, admirer of the Shining Knight, gets some unseen help against outlaws. The Secret of the Big Eye starring Johnny Quick, script by Don Cameron, art by Ralph Mayo. Sheriff Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #167
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 167
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.80) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Tape on cover.
    • Label #2139841011

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Lana Lang, Super-Girl starring Superboy, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan; Lana gets super powers. Treasures of the Sea starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. The Super-Speed Swindles starring Johnny Quick, script by Jack Miller, art by Ralph Mayo. The Girl Archer starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, Captain Tootsie and his Vacation-Time Pals by Bill Schreiber. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #170
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 170
    • Conserved
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #3CC7DE-023

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Lana Lang's Big Crush, script by William Woolfolk, art by John Sikela; Superboy gets jealous. Mutiny Under the Sea starring Aquaman, script by George Kashdan, art by Ramona Fradon. The Bravest Cowards in the World starring Johnny Quick, script by Jack Miller, art by Ralph Mayo. Green Arrow, Fugitive, art by George Papp. Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement, "The World Is Out Schoolroom!". 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #173
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 173
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover oxidation. Staple rust. Water damage.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Superboy's School of Hard Knocks, art by John Sikela; Superboys x-ray vision goes haywire. The First Underwater Gold Mine starring Aquaman, script by George Kashdan, art by Ramona Fradon. A Super-Spending Spree starring Johnny Quick, script by Don Cameron, art by Paul Norris. The City Marked For Plunder starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, Captain Tootsie and the Radar Rescue. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #175
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 175
    • 1.25" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2068503013

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Duel of the Superboys!, art by John Sikela. Professor Eureka humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Mystery of the Disappearing Island starring Aquaman, script by George Kashdan, art by Ramona Fradon. The Man With the Magic Fingers starring Johnny Quick, script by Jack Miller, art by Paul Norris. The Rocket's Red Glare article. House ad for The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog #2. The Baffling Bullets of Big John Garvin! starring Green Arrow, script by Ed Herron, art by George Papp. 44 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #190
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 190
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sy Barry. The Terrible Truant! starring Superboy, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Hunter of the Seven Seas! starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Stand-in for 100 Convicts! starring Johnny Quick, art by Hy Mankin. Around the World in Eighty Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #192
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 192

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan. The Coronation of Lana Lang starring Superboy, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti; Queen Lana has Superboy do her bidding. How Safe Is Your Driving? public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Murder in the Fish Preserve starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. X Marks Tubby Watts starring Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. Jerry Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Alibi Club for Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #193
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 193

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Superboy's Lost Costume, art by John Sikela; three people find Superboys costume. Give Your Pet All the Breaks! public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Secret of the Sea Monster starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Thunderbolts on Mount Olympus starring Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. The Three Shots That Green Arrow Missed, art by George Papp. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #198
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 198
    • Water spotting.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sy Barry. The Super-Carnival from Space starring Superboy, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sy Barry; An alien circus tries to force Superboy to join. The Daredevil of the Seven Seas starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Mechanical Fortune Teller starring Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. Wanted for Murder: Green Arrow, art by George Papp; Green Arrow goes to the backward European nation of Entonia to rescue a girl. Full page ad for DC comic Hopalong Cassidy. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #199
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 199
    • Interior is complete. REMAINDERED COPY. In the past, comics that went unsold at the newsstand had 1/4 to 1/3 of the cover removed. The removed part of the cover was then returned to the publisher for credit.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #D27727-022

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy Meets Superlad, art by John Sikela; Superboy encounters someone who looks, talks, and acts just like him. The Fire-Fighter of the Seven Seas starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Pirate Puzzle starring Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. The Frozen Archer starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #203
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 203
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Uncle Superboy, art by John Sikela; Superboy is a camp counselor. Tips on Summer Fun! starring Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman. The Shark with the Human Brain starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Candid Camera Crime starring Johnny Quick, script by Otto Binder, art by Ralph Mayo. Congo Bill #1 house ad, art by Nick Cardy. The Puzzle of the Five Queens starring Green Arrow, script by Bill Finger, art by George Papp. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #204
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 204
    • Staple rust.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Work Can Be Fun public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Super Brat of Smallville, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Bradley Ashton causes trouble for Superboy. The Lagoon of Doom starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Jimmy Olsen #1 ad, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Supergram the Superman Puzzle Game. Johnny Quick, King of Comedy, art by Ralph Mayo. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Amazing Arrowthon starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #205
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 205
    • Water damage.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Journey of the Second Superboy!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sy Barry; another boy arrives in Smallville in a rocket. The Emperor of the Sea! starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Congo Bill #2 ad, art by Nick Cardy. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Million-Dollar Photograph! starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #206
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 206
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior is complete. Spine nearly completely split/detached and reattached with a piece of paper glued to the cover and interior, cover detached at one staple, first wrap detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Key to Success public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Impossible Creatures starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Superboy must prove strange creatures are genuine. The Haunted Island! starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. Jerry Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Kite -- Toy and War Weapon article. The Junior Newsreelers starring Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #210
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 210
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($45.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Debris trapped between case and inner well
    • Tape on cover.
    • Label #1420553006

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Dog from Krypton!, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sy Barry; A super-powerful dog arrives in Smallville in a rocket complete with written records proving that he is baby Kal-El's puppy who Jor-El used as a test animal when developing his space rockets; Though happy to be reunited with his dog, Superboy needs to make sure that Krypto does not give away his secret identity several times before Krypto leaves for a romp in space. The First Undersea Newspaper starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. The Defeat of Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Two page text story, They're Striking it Rich Again. 36 pages, Full Color. NOTE: 1st appearance of Krypto the Super Dog. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #211
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 211
    • .5" Spine split from top.
    • Cover and three outer wraps detached at one staple.
    • 2 3/4" Spine split from top. Cover detached.
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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Superboy's Most Amazing Dream, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sy Barry; Clark dreams of life when he grows up to be Superman and works in the Metropolis Museum. The Mystery of the Seven Sea Statues! starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman seemingly turns into an egomaniac by placing seven floating statues of himself offshore. The Undersea Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #212
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 212
    • Staple rust.
    • .5" Spine split from bottom. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. Superboy's Robot Twin, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; When Superboy disappears for a week Prof Wilson builds a robot to take his place. Superboy, meanwhile, after an encounter with a comet, has lost his memory. Tips On Camping public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Giant Tropical Fish starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Sagebrush Sam humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Three Impossible Targets starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #213
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 213
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    Cover art by John Sikela. The Junior Jury of Smallville starring Superboy, art by John Sikela; Student Wayne Wright tries to prove he is innocent of stealing a valuable rock from the geology classroom. The Airborne Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Court-Martial of Moby Dick II starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #214
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 214
    • Cover oxidation.
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan. The Dog of Steel starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan; A gang of crooks tries to prove that Krypto is a super-dog, as does Lana. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Station Neptune starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. Bebe humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Elephant- New King of Beasts article. The Riddle of the Statues starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #215
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 215
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super Hobby of Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superboy begins collecting rocks and minerals from other planets. The Aqua-Mailman starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. The Magic Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #216
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 216
    • Water damage.
    Auction opens July 26
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.83) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Wizard City, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; When a criminal hides in a city composed entirely of kryptonite, Superboy needs the help of Professor Olsen to capture him. The Invasion of the Sea-Men, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman has to fight off alien invaders underwater. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Animal Acrobats article. The World's Most Dangerous Game starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #217
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 217
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Cover cleaned.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy's Farewell to Smallville, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superboy leaves Earth with a couple that claims to be his real parents. The Day Aquaman Couldn't See, art by Ramona Fradon. The Riddle of the Five Trophies starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #218
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 218
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    • Two holes punched near spine (mostly margin, slightly affects a few panel edges).

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Two Worlds of Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; part two of story in which Superboy leaves Earth with a couple that claims to be his real parents. Aquaman, Outlaw of the Sea, art by Ramona Fradon. Playful Pop humor page by Phil Berube. A two-page history of the Olympic Games. The Archer Who Lost His Aim starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #219
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 219
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.10) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior tearing.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Gorilla With X-Ray Eyes! starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superboy and Professor Lang capture Chandu, a giant gorilla with x-ray vision. The Greatest Show On Wate starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Hunters With the Bow article. The Human Chess Game starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #220
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 220

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Greatest Show On Earth, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superboy and Krytop perform in a circus; KIrypto's existence is revealed to the world. The Coward and the Hero starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. Superman Puzzle Game. How to Teach Your Dog Tricks article. The Arrows From Outer Space starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Little Pete humor page by Henry Bolitnoff. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #221
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 221
    • 7" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 2.5" Spine split from top.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan. The Babe of Steel starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Mr and Mrs Bolton recall the time they babysat for Clark. The Boy Who Refused To Swim starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Bebe humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Satellite Arrow, art by George Papp; Green Arrow foils an alien invasion with his Satellite Arrow Ship. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #222
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 222
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.95) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 4" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy's Repeat Performance, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Superboy is compelled to repeat past super deeds after an encounter with a kryptonite meteor. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. A Rival For Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman meets a mysterious character who can swim at super speed. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Magic Tricks You Can Do article. The Cowboy Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #223
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 223
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Hercules, Junior, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; Superboy adopts a new secret identity to help a sea captain famous for helping others. The Sunken City of Gold starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. Varsity Vic humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The ABC's of Archery article. The Decoy Archer, art by George Papp; Green Arrow recruits a man of questionable character to be his understudy. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #224
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 224
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.80) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 4" cumulative spine split. 2" interior spine split through all wraps. Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Pa Kent, Superman starring Superboy, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Curt Swan; After getting struck by lightning, Pa is under the delusion he has super powers. The Seventh Wonder of the Sea, script by George Kashdan, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman helps a photographer gather underwater pictures. Get Your Ticket to the Treasury of Books public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Bad Luck Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #225
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 225
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom of comic. Staples added (not manufacturing).
    • Interior is complete. Water damage. Staple rust. 6-1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Bird With Super Powers starring Superboy, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Professor Lang brings back a mynah bird that seems to have super-powers. The Undersea School, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman runs a school for fish. The Useless Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #227
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 227
    • 1" Spine split from bottom of the comic.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.80) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 3" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Good Samaritan of Smallville, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Somebody in Smallville is helping people and Superboy is getting the credit for it. A Day in the Life of Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon; People In the News wants to do a show about Aquaman. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Green Arrow Mystery Cards, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #235
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 235
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.10) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Confession of Superboy!, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Clark Kent reveals his id to the world, just to see what will happen! Lionel and His Lions humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Show-Off of the Sea starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. The Doom of the Giant Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #236
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 236
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Clark Kent's Super-Dad, script by Jerry Coleman, art by John Sikela; Pa Kent gains super-powers and goes into action as Strongman. Hy Wire humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Iceberg of Doom starring Aquaman, script by Otto Binder, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #238
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 238
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Secret Past of Superboy's Father, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley; Superboy dreams that his father stole his rocket design from another Kryptonian scientist. The Floating Doom starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. The Perils of the Polka-Dot Archer, art by George Papp; The Polka Dot Archer is a clown who mimics Green Arrow. Lem 'n' Lime humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #239
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 239
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing ad page, does not interrupt art or story.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2139841006

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Tricks of the Dog of Steel starring Superboy, script by Jerry Coleman, art by John Sikela; After being hit by a meteor, Krypto learns to talk; And Superboy becomes jealous of all the attention he's getting. Lionel and His Lions humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Classroom Archer starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Voyage of the Good Ship Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #240
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 240
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split (taped).
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.14) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Teacher from Krypton, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by John Sikela; A robot teacher constructed by Jor-El comes to Earth to decide if Superboy is worthy of his powers. Arrows -- for Hire, art by George Papp; Oliver's investments go bad, so Green Arrow and Speedy have to earn money to pay the mortgage on the Arrow Cave. So You Want to Be a Pilot article. Lucky humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Alphabet Book of the Sea starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #241
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 241
    • 7 3/4 " Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.09) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.53) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.80) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Outlaw of Smallville starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; an outlaw plans to sell a box containing super powers. The Queen Arrow starring Green Arrow, script by France Herron, art by George Papp; first appearance of Queen Arrow, a female version of Green Arrow. So You Want to Become a Capitol Page Boy article. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Mutiny Against Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. The Disappearing Glass Trick--Learn a Bit of Magic activity page. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #242
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 242
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Chew.
    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.13) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 1" spine split from bottom.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Kid from Krypton, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; Zar-Al, another Krypton refugee, comes to Smallville. House Ad for Tomahawk and Superman for November, 1957. The Amazing Feats of Aqua-Melvin starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Magic Ballroom--Superboy's Workshop activity page. The Return of Robin Hood starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Teddy Roosevelt Guardian of Nature public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #243
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 243

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Toys from Krypton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; A box of toys from Krypton crashes on Earth and causes all sorts of trouble for Superboy. The One and Only Superman comics ad. Aquaman's Amazing Bets, art by Ramona Fradon. Biography of Gentleman Jim Corbett. The Million-Dollar Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #244
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 244
    • Small piece torn from center of cover spine.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.80) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Poorest Family in Smallville starring Superboy, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by John Sikela; Ma and Pa Kent are poverty stricken. Ad for Sgt. Bilko, Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, and Jackie Gleason. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Mysteries in Space fact page by Mort Drucker. A Medal for Roy starring Green Arrow, script by George Kashdan, art by George Papp. Jerry Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Copy Cat Creature starring Aquaman, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #245
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 245
    • .5" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Mystery of Monster X starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; a movie studios monster comes to live and radiates Kryptonite out of its eyes. Ad for Mystery in Space and Strange Adventures, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Bernard Sachs. The Big Surprise Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Varsity Vic humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Sorcerer of the Sea, script by George Kashdan, art by Ramona Fradon; when sorcerer Jason Deeter appears to be able to control Aquaman, maritime hijackers try to use Deeter to force Aquaman to help them commit crimes. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.