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Four Color (1942 Series 2) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 1

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    Indicia title is "LITTLE JOE, No. 1." Don Jose; Don Jose builds a hacienda on a mesa and tries to use his band of bandits to force Little Joe and his family off their ranch. Black Jack Smith; An "outlaw with a heart of gold" escapes from a posse by hiding at the Oaks' ranch. The Sheep Herders; Utah and Little Joe run off ornery sheep herders who have brought their sheep to the valley. Farmers, Eutopia, and Dust Storms; Conman Blurb sells claims on free range land in the valley to farmers who establish the village of Eutopia. The New Ranch House. Utah Runs for Sheriff. The Power Plant. Scripts by Harold Gray, art by Harold Gray and Robert Leffingwell. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 2

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    Indicia title is "HAROLD TEEN, No. 2." Untitled stories starring Harold Teen. Harold is busy composing love poetry; Lillums' Aunt Pruny comes to visit and offers to send Lillums off to college. Lillums' parents argue over which college Lillums should attend; Realizing that Lillums will be leaving soon, all the boys fight to spend time with her. Lillums' parents go away on a trip, leaving Aunt Pruny to manage Lillums and a house-full of would-be Romeos. Tired of having Lillums' many boyfriends calling for her at the same time, Aunt Pruny sets up a schedule where each is to call at a specific time. The boys are still on the date schedule; Aunt Pruny meets Pop Jenks. Lillums is preparing to go away to college; Shadow is promoting a romance between Pop Jenks and Aunt Pruny. Lillums makes final arrangements before leaving for college. Everyone is depressed because Lillums has gone off to college. Harold is depressed by Lillums' absence; Shadow keeps an eye on him to make sure he doesn't do anything rash. Scripts and art by Carl Ed. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 3

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    Indicia title is "ALLEY OOP, No. 3." Untitled stories starring Alley Oop. The women are running Moo; A stranger, Eeny from Jerooly, ingratiates herself with Queen Umpa; She plots to depose Umpa and declares herself dictator of Moo; She enlists Oop as an assistant. Evil dictator Eeny tries to trap Oop in his cave with a landslide. Foozy and Oop frighten dictator Eeny and her followers out of Moo, but three of Oop's old enemies show up. After a flood forces all the inhabitants of Moo to higher ground, Oola leads the refugees back to Moo and Guz is crowned King again. With Moo destroyed by the flood, King Guz decides to take the population to visit Sawalla for a while. Ex-dictator Eeny stumbles across "MooToo" and is chased away. The truce between Oop and his former enemies breaks and the latter three are banished from MooToo, leaving just Oop and Foozy. Scripts and art by V. T. Hamlin. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 4
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    Indicia title is "SMILIN' JACK, No. 4." Untitled stories starring Smilin' Jack. Cotton Lee wrecks Jack's plane and Jack gets his pilot's license revoked. Jack refuses to smuggle munitions for Baron Bloodsoe; The Baron decides to have Jack pushed out of a plane without a parachute; The Baron and Teekeela use a deadly gas to kill everyone on a stratosphere airliner--except for Dixie, who he is smitten with. Jack searches for the Baron's hideout with the border patrol. Dixie comes home to find that Cotton, who had eloped with Jack's sister Jill, has left her. Cotton is deserted by the smugglers, but he manages to ride the plane down and survive. Jack returns with the smugglers, but is spurned by Dixie and Jill when they learn he was the one who killed Cotton. While recuperating from the surgery, Jack finds out that Dr. Medic is madly in love with Dixie. Jack takes a job as a test pilot to forget women, but is instantly the target of two women's affection. Scripts and art by Zack Mosley. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 5

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    Indicia title is "RAGGEDY ANN AND ANDY, No. 5." Stories based on the popular childrens dolls. Raggedy Ann's Adventures; Introduction to the feature and preview of the stories. A Very Mysterious Mystery; When items begin disappearing from the toy room, Raggedy Andy stays awake and finds that a Loonie is taking them. The Lost Loonies; Realizing that the Old Horse did not come back with them from Loonie Land, Raggedy Ann and Andy return to Loonie Land the next night. The Jumping Sailboat; Raggedy Ann and Andy become entangled in Marcella's balloons and are carried into the sky. Article on how Johnny Gruelle created the Raggedy Ann books. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 6

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    Stories, Art and Cover by Walter Berndt. Starring Smitty in reprints from Smitty dailies (Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate), circa 1936-1937. 64 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 7

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    Indicia title is "SMOKEY STOVER, No. 7." Cover art by Bill Holman. Untitled stories starring Smokey Stover. Smokey sees a man to whom he owes $50; To escape, he hides in a box full of dynamite. Smokey gets to be chief for one day. Smokey is supposed to be raking leaves, but decides to take a nap in the pile of leaves. Smokey gives an exploding cigar to a friend and it makes the round until it comes back to him. Fiddling Finnegan practices his awful fiddling at Smokey's firehouse. Smokey's son is supposed to practice the violin, but rigs it up with a clock's pendulum. Smokey decides to go to Texas for a vacation because it's all downhill on the map. Cookie bakes the Chief a birthday cake, but the only "candle" Smokey can find turns out to be a firecracker. Smokey and the Chief hide their clothes in a pile of sand while they go swimming, but the sand turns out to be cement. Scripts and art by Bill Holman. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 8

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    Stories and Art by Russ Westover. Featuring Tillie the Toiler (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) Sunday newspaper strips from 1937-1939. 64 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 9
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1246582009
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    Indicia title is "DONALD DUCK FINDS PIRATE GOLD, No. 9." Cover art by Hank Porter. Donald Duck Finds Pirate Gold, script by Bob Karp (adaptation) and Homer Brightman (original storyboards), pencils by Carl Barks (story pages 1, 2, 5, 12-40) and Jack Hannah (story pages 3, 4, 6-11, 41-64), inks by Carl Barks (story pages 1, 2, 5, 12-40) and Jack Hannah (story pages 3, 4, 6-11, 41-64); Bearing a map found in Donald's seafood restaurant, the ducks and a parrot named Old Yellow Beak set sail for an island where the pirate Henry Morgan's treasure is buried; Unknown to them, the crew of the ship is made up of Black Pete, disguised as an old woman, and two of his rat-faced henchmen; Peter takes over the ship, but the ducks and the parrot reach the treasure island on a raft; They dig up the treasure while Pete lies in wait. Back cover treasure map. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 10

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    Indicia title is "FLASH GORDON, No. 10." Cover pencils by Alex Raymond. A brief profile of Alex Raymond with photographs of him working with 17-year-old model Patricia Quinn; with his children, Alex and Lynne; with his wife; and with his fan mail. Untitled Flash Gordon story, script by Don Moore, pencils by Alex Raymond (signed) and Austin Briggs (p. 2), inks by Alex Raymond (signed) and Austin Briggs (p. 2); Adventures in the forest kingdom of King Barin and the ice kingdom of Queen Fria, starring Dale Arden, Dr. Zarkov, Ming the Merciless, Prince Ronal, Korro, Lupi, Queen Fria, and King Barin. Back cover art by Raymond. Reprinted from "The Ice Kingdom." 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 11

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    Indicia title is "WASH TUBBS, No. 11."U ntitled stories starring Wash Tubbs. Easy gets in the middle of a love triangle with Helga Zmith and Beverly Hill; Zmith turns out to be the mastermind of a mid-ocean robbery that nets her gang $3,000,000. With Easy gone, Wash decides to go back to his home town; He connects with an old pal, Gozy Gallup, but Gozy's wife tosses both of them out of the house. Wash gets a check for $3,000 for helping recover the S.S. Platonic's gold. Wash opens the Topsy-Turvey Club and is an immediate success. The law is helpless when Slaughter repeatedly vandalizes Wash's night club. Easy sets a trap for Slaughter, but Slaughter is warned and instead goes to the club where he roughs up Wash and demands the lease for the night club. Slaughter machine-guns Wash's limousine and one of his men threatens to disfigure Carol with acid. Scripts and art by Roy Crane. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 12
    • 5" cumulative spine split. Centerfold and part of cover detached (glued). Paper glued to interior front cover, re-attaching torn piece.

    Indicia title is "WALT DISNEY'S BAMBI, No. 12." Cover art by Ken Hultgren. Illustration of Friend Owl, with head shots of the other characters in each corner by Hultgren. Bambi, script by Felix Salten (original story) and Chase Craig (adaptation), art by Ken Hultgren; The adventures of Bambi and his friends as he grows from a new-born fawn into his birthright as Prince of the Forest. Inside back cover Bambi in the forest art by Hultgren. Back cover Thumper art by Hultgren. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 13

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    Mr. District Attorney (#1)-See Funnies, The (1936 Dell) #35 for 1st appearance. Stories by unknown. Art by Maurice Kashuba and Jim Chambers. Cover by Jim Chambers. Featuring reprint tales from The Funnies. 64 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 14
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    Indicia title: Smilin' Jack. No. 14. Untitled Smilin' Jack stories. Smilin' Jack infiltrates The Ring disguised as Powder. The Head finds out Jack is Powder; Jack escapes. Jack's plane crashes and he ends up on an island; It happens to be the island in which Powder is engaged to the Chief's daughter. Smilin' Jack is still being mistaken as someone named Powder, and he is forced to marry Boona Goo. Limehouse puts Jack and Fat Stuff in jail and to work in the sulphur mine. Smilin' Jack, Fat Stuff, The Head and The Claw escape from jail, but are eventually caught. Smilin' Jack escapes from prison again, and it looks like he may be rescued. Downwind rescues Jack from the island and brings him back to civilization. Scripts and art by Zack Mosley. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 15

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    Indicia title is "FELIX THE CAT, No. 15." Introduction of Felix the Cat, Danny Dooit, Professor Bop, Tuffy Spinacker, and The Captain. Untitled Felix the Cat story, script and art by Otto Mesmer; Felix and Danny go on a sailing expedition that discovers an island inhabited by strange beasts. Reprinted from Felix the Cat (King Features Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1935. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 16

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    Indicia title is "PORKY PIG, No. 16." Cover art by Chase Craig. Porky and Petunia paint an introduction to the stories in the issue on a board fence, art by Carl Buettner. Porky Pig and -Sh-h-h!!- Th' Secret of the Haunted House!, script by Chase Craig, art by Carl Buettner; Porky and Petunia spend the night in a haunted house, not knowing that it's the hideout for a gang of counterfeiters. Porky Pig Meets Beaky Buzzard, script and art by Chase Craig; Porky and his friends write millionaire Wilfred Crump to ask for a small loan to buy a gold mine. Hollywood gossip style page of facts about Porky, art by Carl Buettner. Porky paints "That's All Folks!" on the same board fence as the inside front cover, art by Carl Buettner. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 17
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0227728004

    Indicia title is "POPEYE AND WIMPY, No. 17." Untitled Thimble Theatre stories with Popeye and the gang. Pappy insists on sitting on tacks when he visits the Oyl family for dinner. Wimpy is mad at Pappy because he ordered food and then left Wimpy with the bill. Popeye takes Pappy to a party, but he makes a shambles of it. Popeye takes Pappy to another party. Pappy tricks the hostess into sitting on a tack. Pappy takes a mermaid to a dance, but Pooky Jones has to carry her and do the dancing. Popeye invents a machine to put a diaper on Swee'pea. Popeye improves his invention so that it gives babies a bath before putting on their diaper. Swee'pea is upset when he doesn't win a prize in the baby contest. Reprinted from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) strips. Scripts and art by E. C. Segar, some strips have art by Bela Zaboly. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 18

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    Indicia title is "LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE'S JUNIOR COMMANDOS, No. 18." Untitled Little Orphan Annie story, script and art by Harold Gray; Annie organizes the local kids into the "Junior Commandos" to do homefront war work like collecting scrap and selling war bonds; Annie befriends Mrs. Sleet, a bitter old woman who lost her son and husband in "the last war" (World War I); Doc Zee joins the Army and Annie comes to live with Mrs. Sleet, who she now refers to as "Auntie Priss"; A hardbitten refugee boy called Driftwood comes to live in the house; Later Annie uncovers a German Fifth Column operation; A brief cameo of Daddy Warbucks fighting in Asia, then back to Annie and the kids watching a sub attack a ship, whose captain is Annie's old friend Shanghai Peg; Later Annie hears a radio report that Warbucks and his company had been killed in battle; Doc Zee returns from the war, minus an arm. Flag Cover; reprints strips from 6/14/42 to 11/21/42. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 19
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch.
    • 4" cumulative spine split.
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    • Centerfold detached.

    Indicia title is "WALT DISNEY'S THUMPER MEETS THE SEVEN DWARFS, No. 19." Cover art by Carl Buettner. Thumper Meets the Seven Dwarfs, script and art by Carl Buettner; Thumper goes on a quest to find the "end of the world"; He falls in a hole, which leads to the Seven Dwarfs' diamond mine; After spending the night at the Dwarfs' house, Thumper takes a drink from a "wishing well"; Thumper wishes to meet a giant and is captured by one; He is taken to the giant's castle to be kept as a pet; Thumper wishes for Doc and Dopey to help him and they magically appear in the castle and help him escape; After a series of adventures, Thumper wishes the trio was back in the Dwarfs' house. Reprinted in Silly Simphonies. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 20

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    Stories and Art by Frank Miller. Reprints of Barney Baxter in the Air newspaper strips (King Features Syndicate, Inc.), 1938-1939. 64 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 21

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    Indicia title is "OSWALD, THE RABBIT, No. 21." Easter Adventures starring Oswald, art by Ken Hultgren; Oswald and his friends have a series of adventures and misadventures as they prepare for Easter. Oswald the Rabbit back cover art by Ken Hultgren. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 22

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    Stories, Art and Cover by Russ Westover. Reprints of Tillie the Toiler dailies (King Features Syndicate, Inc.), circa 1937-1940. 64 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 23

    Stories and Art by unknown. Featuring Raggedy Ann and Andy, along with the Raggedys' old friends The Loonies, Friendly Dragon, Snoopwiggy, Grinny Bear and all the others! 64 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 24

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    Gang Busters. Stories by unknown. Art by Dan Gormley, Bob Jenney (as R.L.J.), Jim Chambers and E.C. Stoner. Featuring reprint tales such as "The Zorko Jail Break," "Crime Cult," "The Higgins Gang," "The 'John Doe' Gang," "The D'Ambrosio Brothers," "The Sea Gull Gang" and "The Silk Hat Gang"! Starring Chief John Winston. 64 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 25
    • 1.5" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    "Andy Panda and Tiny Tim" - Story by unknown. Art and Covers by Jim Pabian. Starring Andy Panda! 64 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 26

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    Indicia title is "POPEYE, No. 26." Several untitled Thimble Theatre stories, scripts and art by E. C. Segar. Wimpy double-talks a farmer into giving him a cow. Wimpy shoots a farmer's cow, but Popeye gets the blame. Geezil and Popeye eat at Wimpy's café; Wimpy's cooking methods are a somewhat unorthodox. Wimpy makes Popeye feel guilty when he kills a rabbit to feed to a hungry dog. Popeye gives Wimpy some hamburgers to feed to a hungry dog, but Wimpy eats them himself. Geezil complains about Wimpy's soup, until Wimpy tells Geezil he should be mayor. After Wimpy drops a steak on the floor, Popeye demands a new steak; Wimpy tricks him into taking the original one. Popeye has a nightmare where he is knocked out in a prize fight. Swee'pea's real mother comes to claim him; Swee'pea runs away and with Wimpy's help is re-united with Popeye. Swee'pea adopts a pelican. Swee'pea adopts a pelican. Reprinted from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1930s. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 27

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    Indicia title is "WALT DISNEY'S MICKEY MOUSE, No. 27." Cover art possibly by Ken Hultgren. The Seven-Colored Terror!, script and art by Ken Hultgren; Mickey, Minnie, and Pluto go to Lake Tranquil to take summer jobs, only to find that the tourist trade is being scared off by a ferocious seven-colored mountain lion. The Great Swami Mooh-lah, art by Ken Hultgren; Minnie inherits some money and decides to open a gift shop. Villain of the Victory Garden, art by Ken Hultgren; Someone is vandalizing Mickey and his friends' Victory Gardens. Untitled back cover strip, art by Ken Hultgren; Mickey and Minnie ride a bicycle and pull Pluto in a trailer behind them. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 28

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    Indicia title is "WASH TUBBS, No. 28." Several untitled Captain Easy, Soldier of Fortune stories, scripts and art by Roy Crane. Wash has followed Carol McKee and her father to Panazuela; He brought Captain Easy, who was suffering from amnesia from a blow on the head; They are thrown into prison when a revolution starts. Bull Dawson steals the country's $6 million in gold, but the boat gets hung up on a sandbar. Easy gets control of the boat from Dawson and dumps the gold overboard in order to get away; The group is picked up by a ship and return to the United States. Rowden Splendix plants a fake story about Wash's father returning from Africa, then hires a bum to play the part. With Wash's bum of a father fouling up his relationship with the McKees, Rowden Splendix and his father up the ante by having him take a woman "customer" out on the town. Easy finds Wash on his "date" with I.R. Splendix's hired girl, Fifi, and substitutes himself at the pair's table. Easy goes to the police and fingers Bolito Coker as the one who killed I.R. Splendix. Wash, still on the run with his bum "father," hides out on a houseboat; They end up at the farm of the bum's long-deserted wife and son. Reprinted from Wash Tubbs (NEA Service) daily newspaper strips from 1939. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 29
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #2003805004

    Indicia title is "DONALD DUCK AND THE MUMMY'S RING, No. 29."Cover art by Carl Buettner. Intro in which Donald puts up wall posters with the story titles on them, art by Carl Buettner. Donald Duck and the Mummy's Ring, script and art by Carl Barks; Huey is trapped inside a mummy case and taken to Egypt by emissaries of the Bey El Dagga, who is restoring life in his province to the way it was in ancient times. The Hard Loser, script and art by Carl Barks; Donald and the nephews are rivals in the "Screwball Derby," a cross-country horse race in which any dirty trick may be played on the other contestants. Too Many Pets, script by Carl Barks and Merrill de Maris (plot), art by Carl Barks; An organ grinder gives the nephews a monkey named Jingo, who plays hob with Donald's house until Donald sells him to a stranger. Back cover in which Donald is on a ladder closing the book, art by Carl Buettner. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 30
    • Cover coming loose at single center staple.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1554507017
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    • No staples (manufacturing).

    Indicia title is "BAMBI'S CHILDREN, No. 30." Cover art by Ken Hultgren. Bambi's Children, script by Felix Salten (original story), art by Ken Hultgren; The adventures of the children of Bambi and Faline (Gino and Gurri), Thumper (Hopper and Patter), and Flower (Buttercup and Primrose). Map of the Forest filler page, art by Ken Hultgren. Back cover portrait-style illustration of Bambi with his children Geno and Gurri, art by Ken Hultgren. 60 pgs.(including covers) $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 31

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    Indicia title is "MOON MULLINS, No. 31." Several untitled Moon Mullins stories, most scripts and art by Fred Willard. Mr. and Mrs. Crawfish want Kayo to live with them. Mr. and Mrs. Crawfish throw a party and hire Moon to help out. Emmy accuses Lord Plushbottom of seeing another woman and he gets upset and leaves. Emmy and Moon hunt for him. Kayo comes home from the Crawfishes; Emmy finds Lord Plushbottom living in a hotel with his cousin, Sir Ambrose P.T.M. Plushbottom. Cousin Ambrose has a dinner party and Emmy discloses that Lord Plushbottom is almost broke. Dotty and her parents are having a picnic, but didn't take Kayo. Mamie and Willie return to the Plushbottom residence. Moon goes to visit Cousin Ambrose's maid on a night Ambrose is having a dinner party. Lord Plushbottom, Emmy, and Kayo make the trip to England where they are met by Cousin Ambrose, his wife, Dotty, and Uncle Stymie. Reprinted from Moon Mullins (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) daily strips from 1938. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 32

    Indicia title is "SMITTY, No. 32." Several untitled Smitty stories, scripts and art by Walter Berndt. Smitty gets his friend Stanley a job at Mr. Bailey's company. Stanley, the new boy, gets Smitty demoted from his job as office boy, so he can take it. Smitty schemes to get Stanley in trouble so he can get his old job back. Stanley's plot to take Smitty's job is revealed when the public address system is accidentally switched on. George, the Indian guide from the North Woods, comes to the city and gets a job as caretaker of Mr. Bailey's new home at the top of a 36-story building. George's donkey has a baby and George takes a train back to the North Woods. Smitty is found by two Indians and is taken to their camp. Smitty falls into the daily routine at the Indian camp. Smitty and his Indian friend find a bear cub in the woods and bring it back to the camp. Smitty saves the bear cub when he finds a dead wolf under a bush. Reprinted from Smitty (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1937 and 1938. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 33

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    Indicia title is "BUGS BUNNY, No. 33." Cover art by Carl Buettner. Bugs Bunny---Public Nuisance No. 1; Bugs and Hopalong Casserole, the grasshopper, have a contest to see who can be more annoying. Bugs Bunny Tries the Easy Life; Bugs decides that he should get adopted by a rich family; Unfortunately the wealthy man who picks him is more interested in adding him to his list of hunting trophies; He takes Bugs (and Elmer) to an island for a version of "The Most Dangerous Game." Bugs Bunny and the Fang-Toothed Bandit; Petunia's Uncle Ham has disappeared; Porky, disguised as Petunia, and Bugs go to Buzzard Hollow to take charge of Ham's ranch. Activity page—A cut-out with a strip that makes Bugs' eyes go back and forth. Art on all strips by Carl Buettner. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 34

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    Indicia title is "DICK TRACY, No. 34." Several untitled Dick Tracy strips, scripts and art by Chester Gould. John Lavir blackmails Tess into helping him with his stolen dog racket; She and Lavir get into a scuffle and the police find Lavir with his throat cut and charge Tess. Tracy and Pat try to prevent the hijacking of a truckload of furs, but get caught in a fiery crash; Tracy gets Fred Marken to help set up a trap for the fur thieves. Stooge Viller gets $55,000 from a safe-deposit box and goes into business with "The Professor" manufacturing small items that would be useful for criminals. Tracy finds The Professor's workshop, but is captured by Stooge Viller. After being accidentally shot by his daughter, Stooge Viller tries to escape by swimming across a river, but drowns. The baby's grandfather snatches the baby from the police station and takes it to his laboratory where he injects it with tropic sleep germs. Reprinted from Dick Tracy (Chicago Tribune) newspaper strips from 1938-1940. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 35

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    Indicia title is "SMOKEY STOVER, No. 35." Cover art by Bill Holman. Several untitled Smokey Stover strips, scripts and art by Bill Holman. Hotfoot Hogan hooks up two miles of fire hose to a hydrant so he can have running water at home. Smokey is quarantined for measles in a phone booth. Smokey finds a goat, but it eats the cans from a case of tomato soup and leaves the soup. Smokey introduces the Chief to a hair tonic salesman. Smokey tries to carry a player piano to the fourth floor, but it ends up in the basement. Smokey and the Chief deal with firebug Arson Nick; The Chief tries to grow hair and settles for a toupee. Smokey takes dancing lessons. Reprinted from Smokey Stover (News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938-1941. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 36

    Indicia title is "SMILIN' JACK, No. 36." Several untitled Smilin' Jack strips. Just when Jack is set to marry Mary, his former fiancee Dixie Lee returns, now widowed and blind. Mary and Jack fly Dixie to a specialist to check her eyes; On the way Dixie leaves the plane, not wanting to come between Jack and Mary. While saving Dixie and Mary in the wind tunnel, Jack's legs are badly burned by a steam pipe. While he's recuperating in the hospital, his roommate is Downwind, who was roughed up by all the girls he was stringing along. Jack opens his pilot training classes for college students, one of whom is afraid of planes. Madam Mongoose gathers a group who all have had trouble with the law. Madam Mongoose and Longdrink sabotage Jack's plane before he demonstrates some maneuvers for his class. Reprinted from Smilin' Jack (News Syndicate Co.) newspaper strips from 1938-1940, and from Popular Comics (Dell, 1936 series) #91 (September 1943). 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 37

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    Indicia title is "BRINGING UP FATHER, No. 37." Several untitled Bringing Up Father strips, scripts and art by George McManus. Jiggs and Maggie try to get away from a boring couple, but meet them again at the movies. Jiggs uses construction equipment to sneak out of the house. Jiggs sneaks into the house after staying out late. Jiggs and his pals get a poker game together in a construction office hoisted high in the air by a crane. The men at a party go out to the garden, where Jiggs has started a dice game. Jiggs' doctor prescribes a trip to the mountains, but Maggie goes instead. After spending much effort opening and unpacking a barrel, Jiggs discovers it was delivered to him by mistake. Jiggs and Maggie to a quiet cottage in the country, which is quickly overrun by relatives. Jiggs sets the gossips talking when he's seen talking to a tramp--Maggie's brother. Reprinted from Bringing Up Father (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strips from the late 1930s and early 1940s. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 38

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    Indicia title is "ROY ROGERS, No. 38." Roy Rogers photo cover. Filler page with drawings of Trigger and Roy's gear with brief text details. Blazing Guns, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Burris Jenkins; Roy comes to the aid of a rancher being forced by crooks to sell out. Roy Astride Trigger back cover photo. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 39
    • Centerfold detached from single center staple.

    Indicia title is "OSWALD THE RABBIT, No. 39." Cover art by Lloyd White. Oswald the Rabbit in Easterland, art by Lloyd White; Oswald and Toby go to Easterland, where everything is made of cookies and candy and where all the Easter candy is made. Oswald Meets Buck Beaver, art by Lloyd White; Oswald and Toby join up with Buck Beaver's medicine show. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 40

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    Indicia title is "BARNEY GOOGLE AND SNUFFY SMITH, No. 40." Untitled Barney Google stories, scripts and art by Billy DeBeck. In the big city, Snuffy and Lowizie's downstairs neighbors try to get them to quiet down. Barney gives Lowizie the $7.70 he won in cards from Snuffy the night before. Barney calls on an old flame, not knowing she's just gotten married. Barney takes a basket of food from Lowizie to her brother Moe. Lowizie isn't feeling well and Snuffy fetches a neighbor lady to look at her. Snuffy buys Lowizie some presents. Snuffy has the boys over for a get-together and locks Lowizie in the chicken house. Snuffy's brother Ambrose shows up after a 20 year absence. He's just escaped from prison. Snuffy plays some music on a jug, until his false teeth fall in the jug. Reprinted from Barney Google (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from the late 1930s and early 1940s. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 41

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    Indicia title is "MOTHER GOOSE and NURSERY RHYME COMICS, No. 41." Cover art by Walt Kelly. Various nursery rhyme text/illustrations, including Rock-a-Bye Baby, There Was an Old Woman, Ding Dong Bell, Ride, Baby, Ride, Old King Cole, A Little Cockerel, Three Little Kittens, Little Boy Blue, The Cat and the Fiddle, The Little Sparrow, The North Wind, Sing a Song of Sixpence, A Dillar, A Dollar, Pussy Cat, Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, and Hickory, Dickory, Dock. Art possibly by Arthur E. Jameson. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 42

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    Indicia title is "TINY TIM, No. 42." Untitled Tiny Tim strips, scripts and art by Stanley Link. Tim and Dotty are working in a circus; The owner gives them a toy wind-up auto that's just their size. The circus hires a snake-charmer, but his snake escapes and chases Jitters the monkey. The circus is closing for the season and Tim, Dotty, and Jitters make the long trip back to their old home with Farmer Brown. Tim and Dotty expect to surprise the Browns when they arrive, but find they are waiting for them. Tim has a toothache; Tim and Dotty play hide 'n seek; Tim decides to put on a circus. Tim shows off his circus to Dotty. Prince cures Tim of telling tall tales. Tim and Dotty's toy car breaks down in the snow; Tim plays Santa Claus. Reprinted from Tiny Tim (News Syndicate Co.) newspaper strips from the 1930s. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 43

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    Indicia title is "POPEYE, No. 43." Untitled Popeye/ Thimble Theatre strips. Poopdeck Pappy breaks a vase and tries to blame Swee'pea. Popeye has Wimpy write a love poem to Olive for him. Wimpy comes to mooch some food from Popeye's refrigerator. Swee'pea scares him off. Wimpy gets kicked out of a restaurant, but keeps going back in. Swee'pea is depressed, so Popeye has an artist paint "pitchers" for him. Popeye criticizes Olive's dancing. Popeye is jealous of Olive's dancing teacher. Popeye tries to make Wimpy think he's become dizzy after eating a huge mound of hamburgers. Wimpy tries to trick Popeye with a stuffed duck. Olive and Popeye sit on opposite sides of the room since they've both been eating onions. Reprints Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strips from the late 1930s and early 1940s. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 44
    • Heavy oxidation.
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    Indicia title is "TERRY AND THE PIRATES, No. 44." Untitled Terry and the Pirates strips, scripts and art by Milton Caniff. Connie and Big Stoop get a $5,000 reward from Mr. Smythe-Heatherstone and hire servants to do their work for Pat and Terry. After a confrontation with Baron De Plexus and his bodyguard, Pat decides to leave Hong Kong and take Terry, Connie, and Big Stoop to see Smythe-Heatherstone. At the plantation, Pat and Terry meet April Kane, the young sister of Dillon Kane, who has disappeared. Pat and Connie find Dillon Kane being held captive in the cave. Sanjak shows up at De Plexus' airstrip with a hypnotized April. De Plexus and his thugs try to get information on Sanjak in Yankuk, but the populace, even the underworld, refuses to give them any information. Reprints Terry and The Pirates (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1938 and 1939. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 45

    Indicia title is "RAGGEDY ANN, No. 45." Cover art by George Kerr. Untitled Raggedy Ann stories, art by George Kerr. A cuckoo from a clock falls and lands on Quacky Doodles; The Raggedys fix the cuckoo, while Quacky, miffed because nobody is paying attention to him, goes outside into the meadow. Marcella takes her toys to the beach, but leaves them on the beach overnight. Raggedy Ann falls in a bucket of mop water and the bleach turns her completely white. When food runs low in the middle of winter, the Raggedys take Grampie and Granny Fieldmouse to Cookie Land, where there is an endless supply of sweets. Dr. Stork loses his spectacles and the Raggedys help him make his deliveries of babies. The toys have a pillow fight and a stray pillow knocks open the door to Dicky Bird's cage. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 46
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Indicia title is Felix the Cat and the Haunted Castle, No. 46. Just a Little Squirt, art by Otto Mesmer. Felix the Cat and the Haunted Castle, art by Otto Mesmer; Felix enters a spooky mansion; Blue Betty, Cinderella, Little Bo Peep, Red Riding Hood, Magic Midgets, Beanstalk Jack, and Bruto guest-star. Felix has Spring Fever, art by Otto Mesmer. Reprinted from the Felix the Cat newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, Inc.). 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 47

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    Indicia title is "GENE AUTRY, No. 47." Cover art by Till Goodan. The Ghost Mine; Bill Drake has restarted the Ghost Canyon gold mine; He claims he bought it from Hank Nolan before he died, but Nolan's daughter Milly says he left the mine to her. Cowboy Lingo fact pages; definitions of cowboy slang terms. Renegade Ranch; Royal Rollins employs ex-cons from nearby Graystone Prison on his ranch. The Bandit of Dust Devil Gap; Anton Burke, a railroad official, calls on Gene for help in solving a series of train robberies that occur at night at a dusty pass. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 48
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Stories by unknown. Art by Carl Barks and various. Featuring the tales "Porky of the Mounties" and "Porky and the Pirate," plus additional stories on the inside front and inside back covers, as well as the back cover. Starring Porky Pig, Petunia Pig, Bugs Bunny, Uncle Ham, Dauntless, Pierre (villain), Captain Blackheart, Captain Wimple (villain), Ratsy (villain), Sniffles, Beaky Buzzard and Cicero Pig! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 49
    • Cover and centerfold detached.
    • Three center wraps detached, lateral spine tear.

    Indicia title is "WALT DISNEY'S SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, No. 49." Cover art by Walt Kelly. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, script by Merrill de Maris, pencils by Hank Porter, inks by Bob Grant; Jealous Queen Grimhilde orders her huntsman to take beautiful Snow White to the forest and kill her, so that the Queen would be "the fairest one of all"; The huntsman can't do the deed and tells Snow White to flee through the forest; She finds the home of the Seven Dwarfs, who eventually accept her as one of the household. Untitled story; The Seven Dwarfs are lonesome after Snow White goes to live in the Prince's castle. She sends them a magic wishing lamp and they wish for someone to take Snow White's place so they won't be lonely. On cue, Dumbo is blown by a strong wind through the window. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 50

    Indicia title is "FAIRY TALE PARADE, No. 50." Cover art by Walt Kelly. The Magic Garden, art by Walt Kelly; Wee folk grow food in a garden but a witch tries to steal it all. The Nightingale, script by Hans Christian Andersen (original story), art by Arthur E. Jameson; The Emperor of China cages a beautifully singing nightingale. The Stolen Princess, art by George Kerr; A royal wedding amongst the wee folk is interrupted by an evil sorcerer. The Fourth Voyage of Sinbad the Sailor; Sinbad is married in the far east and when his wife dies, he is buried alive with her. The Brave Little Tailor, script by The Brothers Grimm (original story), art by Arthur E. Jameson; A brave tailor defeats giants and captures a unicorn in order to win half a kingdom. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.