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Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) comic books

  • Issue #4
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 4
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($30.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    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 #7
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 7
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    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 #9
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 9
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($147.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1246582009
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Piece fill/spine rebuild, color touch. Heavy taping along spine.

    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 #14
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 14
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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 #17
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 17
    • 5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached. Staple rust. Rust migration. Slight mold.

    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 #26
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 26
    • .5" Spine split from top. Centerfold detached.

    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 #30
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 30
    • Cover coming loose at single center staple.
    • Staple rust.
    • Cover detached (anchored with tape from interior).
    • 3" cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached.
    • Cover detached. Water damage. Residue.
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    • Cover coming loose at single center staple.

    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 #38
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 38
    • Centerfold detached.

    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 #43
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 43
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages (affects art and story). Staple rust.

    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 (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 44
    • Heavy oxidation.
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    • Cover detached at single center staple

    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 (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 45
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION: Tear seals.

    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 #49
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 49
    • Three center wraps detached, lateral spine tear.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch. Staple rust.

    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 #54
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 54
    • Cover oxidation.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Indicia title is "ANDY PANDA, No. 54." Cover art by Dan Gormley. The Ghostrider, art by Dan Gormley; Charlie and Andy take a vacation out West and end up in the rundown town of Grimy Gulch; When the Ghost Rider appears after a ten-year absence and robs the bank, Andy and Charlie are made deputies and trail him; They get lost and end up in a ghost town, where Miranda Panda and Wally Walrus are held captive by a gang of "ghosts." The Magic Hat, script by John Stanley, art by Dan Gormley; Andy and Charlie go into a magician's hat and find themselves in Hocus-Pocus Land, the place things go when magicians make them disappear. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 56
    • 1" spine split from the top. Chew.

    Indicia title is "DICK TRACY, No. 56." Untitled Dick Tracy strips, scripts and art by Chester Gould. A girl with amnesia gets a job as a nightclub singer. Later she leads Tracy to the body of a man in a stream; Tracy confronts the dead man's business partner, but as he's questioning him, the partner is shot. The evidence points to Rudy Seaton as the killer of Fred Mason. Trohs has his gang grab Tracy and bring him to his hideout, where he crushes Tracy's right hand in a vise. Trohs uses the St. Bernard to escape from Tracy. Trosh decides to buy the tourist camp as a hideout. Reprinted from Dick Tracy (News-Tribune Syndicate) newspaper strips (1940?). 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 57
    • Staple rust/migration.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #B39D64-020

    Indicia title is Gene Autry, Raiders of the Range, No. 57. Raiders of the Range starring Gene Autry, art by Till Goodan. Cowboy Lingo article. The Mystery of the Diamond-A, art by Till Goodan; Gene Autry investigates the mysterious horse stealing at the Diamond-A Ranch. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 60
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Indicia title is "TINY FOLKS FUNNIES, No. 60."Cover art by George Kerr. Chicken Little; Chicken Little gets hit on the head by an acorn and thinks the sky is falling. She tells all the other fowl and they go to tell the King. Teeny-Tiny; A tiny woman finds a tiny bone and takes it home to her tiny house. The Gingerbread Man; A gingerbread man comes to life and leads people on a merry chase before he is caught by a boy in a coaster wagon. The Little Red Hen; A hen asks for help in planting and harvesting wheat and baking the bread from the flour, but the other animals won't do any work. The Little Red Hen and the Bad Little Fox; The Little Black Fox goes to the Little Red Hen's house to catch her for dinner. The Cat and the Mouse; A cat bites a mouse's tail off. Little Red Riding Hood; The standard fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood, her grandmother, and the wolf. Art by George Kerr. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 61
    • 1" Spine split from top.
    • Cover detached. Portion of back cover missing.
    • Interior is complete. RESTORATION. Full length spine split (taped). Extensive tape on interior cover and pages. Staples added (not manufacturing).

    Indicia title is "SANTA CLAUS FUNNIES, No. 61." Cover art by Arthur E. Jameson. How Santa Got His Red Suit, script and art by Walt Kelly; Years ago, Santa did not always wear a red suit; One Christmas eve, Jack Frost steals his sleigh and toys and leaves Santa stranded; He finds refuge at a tiny house full of elves. The Night Before Christmas, script by Clement Clark Moore, art by Arthur E. Jameson; The poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas." Miracle in the Wildwood, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Arthur E. Jameson; Two quarrelsome knights divide the village of Benn in half; As time goes by the village falls away from the Christian religion and becomes a cruel, violent place. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 62
    • Slight professional restoration
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Professional Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, cover and centerfold reinforced, tear seals to cover, staples replaced.
    • Label #841B1C-004
    • Centerfold detached, lateral spine tears.

    Indicia title is "DONALD DUCK IN FROZEN GOLD, No. 62." Cover art by Carl Buettner. Frozen Gold, script and art by Carl Barks; Donald flies penicillin to Point Marrow, Alaska, but a crook has stashed a stolen map to a gold mine in Donald's plane; When he reaches Alaska, Donald is kidnapped by two crooks and abandoned on the barrens. Mystery of the Swamp, script and art by Carl Barks; Donald and the nephews go exploring in the Everglades, where they run afoul of strange little goblins called Gneezles; Donald tries to capture a Gneezle, but instead the ducks are captured by them, and are to be fed to the alligators. Two untitled Donald Duck stories, art by Al Taliaferro. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #66
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 66

    Indicia title is "GENE AUTRY, TRAIL OF TERROR, No. 66." Cover art by Till Goodan. Gene Autry and the Trail of Terror, art by Jesse Marsh; The Sheriff of Burrtown calls in Gene Autry to help him stop the outlaw James Black, alias the Black Hawk, who has terrorized three states. Gene Autry and the Firebug; Gene Autry goes to Peaceful Mesa to visit his friend Pappy Hicks, the sheriff; On the way he finds a dead man and is accused of being his killer; When Gene gets to Peaceful Mesa, he has to avoid a lynch mob and then has to find out who has been setting a series of fires in the town. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 67

    Indicia title is "OSWALD THE RABBIT, No. 67." Cover art by Dan Gormley. Untitled Oswald the Rabbit story, script by John Stanley, art by Lloyd White; Oswald and Toby fall into a deep hole at the top of a mountain and end up in a strange land; Oswald and Toby are jailed when Toby accidentally picks the last flower in the kingdom. The Secret Six, script by John Stanley, art by Lloyd White; D. J. Rarebit, the president of a large company, is threatened by "The Secret Six"; He hires Oswald to impersonate him in hopes that the gang will "knock off" Oswald and think it was him. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 70
    • Staples added (not manufacturing).

    Indicia title is "POPEYE AND WIMPY, No. 70." Cover art by Bela Zaboly. Untitled Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye strips, art by Bela Zaboly [as BeeZ]. Olive climbs a tree looking for Cupid, but is knocked off by an irritated bear. Geezil tricks Wimpy with "invisible" hamburgers. Popeye and Wimpy try to cheer Swee'pea up. Swee'pea decides he wants soup for breakfast. Olive wants to be a hostess at Popeye's "spinburger" stand. Olive tries to make Popeye jealous by dancing with everyone but him. Olive gets a job as a waitress at Rough-House's restaurant. Popeye tries to cheer up Swee'pea after the Navy refused to accept him. Geezil, in a fit of generosity, offers to pay Wimpy's hamburger bill. Wimpy disguises himself so that he can be hired as a counterman at Rough-House's diner. Reprinted from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strips from the early 1940s. 32 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 71
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Indicia title is "WALT DISNEY'S THREE CABALLEROS, No. 71." Cover art by Walt Kelly. Surreal drawing of Donald with two children on a pony covered in a flower design with various animals as a border on inside front cover, by Walt Kelly. The Three Caballeros, script and art by Walt Kelly; José Carioca and Panchito take Donald on a magic flying serape tour of Latin America; Along the way they hear the stories of Pablo the Penguin, the gauchito and the flying burro, and "Las Posadas" and the pinata. Decorated map of a railroad's track winding through the jungle, art by Walt Kelly. Donald Playing Guitar back cover strip by Walt Kelly. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 72
    • Staple rust. Water damage.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom (taped). Staple rust. Rust migration. Mold.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split (taped). Staples added (not manufacturing).

    Indicia title is "RAGGEDY ANN, No. 72." Cover art by George Kerr. Untitled Raggedy Ann stories, art by George Kerr. Marcella forgets to take Wrinkles, the Camel with the Wrinkled Knees, inside when she has to go to town with her mother; Nathan Gnome takes Wrinkles to the "Land of Lost Toys" and the Raggedys have to rescue him. Mr. and Mrs. Muskrat throw a Flapjack Party for all the wildwoods folk and have the Raggedys make the flapjacks. Minkie pulls several tricks to try to ruin the party. After stepping through a magic mirror, the Raggedys are given a tour of Elfland by Eddie Elf. Minkie captures Mrs. Fox in a cage and steals her groceries. Raggedy Ann fixes Wrinkles' hump by filling it with beans. The Raggedys bring a fire engine to put out the fire in Sunny Bunny's house. Individual full-figure drawings of the characters that appear in the comic on the back cover. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 75
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Heavy cover oxidation.

    Indicia title is "GENE AUTRY AND THE WILDCAT, No. 75." Cover art by Jesse Marsh. Gene Autry and the Wildcat, art by Jesse Marsh; Gene has a strange encounter with a wild young girl and her hard-bitten uncle; Later he goes to Boonetown, where he finds Sheriff Ted Boone struggling to stop a string of robberies. Gene Autry and Two-Gun Bart, art by Jesse Marsh; Two-Gun Bart Brown escapes from prison and seeks revenge on Tom Hood, who was the sheriff who sent him to prison. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #78
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 78
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #0045907004

    Indicia title is 'PORKY PIG, No. 78." Cover art by Carl Buettner. Porky Pig and the Bandit Twins, art by Carl Buettner; Bugs and Porky are delivering reporter "Scoop" Stevens' car to him after washing it; They're stopped for speeding and Bugs convinces the cop Porky is Stevens. Porky Pig and the Magic Coat, art by Carl Buettner; Beaky is working for a dry cleaner and delivers the wrong coat to Porky; This one makes him invisible; Some crooks had convinced a professor to make the invisible coat for them and when the crooks discover the mix-up they come after Porky. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #79
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 79
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Oxidation. Chipping.

    Indicia title is "WALT DISNEY'S MICKEY MOUSE, No. 79." The Riddle of the Red Hat, script by Eleanor Packer, art by Carl Barks; Mickey laughs at Minnie's new hat, then mistakes a girl in a similar hat for Minnie; The girl mistakes Mickey for someone else and gives him a "diamond ring" that actually contains a large ruby. Pluto the Hero, art by Vivie Risto. Goofy's Orphans, art possibly by Don Gunn. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 80
    • Staple rust.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.93) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Indicia title is "SMILIN' JACK, No. 80." Untitled Smilin' Jack stories, scripts and art by Zack Mosley. Dixie returns from the war zone and she and Jack plan on getting married; Fat Stuff shows off his new triplets. Dixie leaves to see her husband, who is in the hospital, and Jack is broken-hearted. Joy gets a job as a flight instructor and Downwind succeeds in getting Jack and Joy together; Later, spies capture Downwind. The Eye and K-9 tie up Downwind in the hold of a target ship that is to be used for practice bombing. When the stress of a big wedding gets to be too much, Jack and Joy decide to elope. Reprinted from Smilin' Jack (News-Tribune Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1940. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #83
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 83
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Indicia title is "GENE AUTRY IN OUTLAW TRAIL, No. 83." Cover art by Till Goodan. Outlaw Trail, art by Till Goodan; Gene meets up with old prospector Panamint Joe; After somebody takes a potshot at Joe, Gene learns that Judd Steele, superintendent of the gold mine at Redrock, has been spending big sums of money to buy cattle for his ranch. Gene Autry and the Gunman of Roaring River, art by Till Goodan; Gene tracks down a poacher and killer who is hiding in the woods of the wilderness area of Roaring River. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 84
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Indicia title is "FLASH GORDON, No. 84." Untitled story, script by Don Moore, art by Alex Raymond; Flash, Dale, and Zarkov aid Queen Desira in an escape across a volcanic desert; They are rescued by the bandit Gundar, who becomes their ally in their battle against King Brazor, who has usurped Queen Desira's throne. Reprinted from Flash Gordon (King Features Syndicate) Sunday strips from 1942-1943. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 86
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    • 2" cumulative spine split, lateral spine tear.

    Indicia title is "ROY ROGERS COMICS, No. 86." Roy Rogers and Trigger photo cover. Deadly Treasure, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Albert Micale; A hooded gang has kidnapped five people and murdered others and nobody knows why; When Lorna Mattison is kidnapped, Judge Conroy's son goes after the gang. Roy and horse inside back cover photo. Roy, with guitar, sings to daughter Cheryl back cover photo. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #87
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 87

    Indicia title is "FAIRY TALE PARADE, No. 87." Cover art by Dan Noonan. Tiny Folk and the Dragon, art by Walt Kelly; The wee folk meet a tiny dragon and help him defeat a giant. The Broomstick Bride, pencils by Dan Noonan; The King, falling ill, wants his son to be married; The court magician, Morin, conjures up a bride from a broomstick and the prince, not knowing of the deceit, agrees to marry her. The Emerald Incense Burner; Abdullah the baker has to support his seven lazy brothers. The Frog Prince, art by Arthur E. Jameson; A frog rescues a princess's golden ball and becomes her companion, much to her disgust. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 89

    Indicia title is "TILLIE THE TOILER, No. 89." Untitled Tillie the Toiler story, script and art by Russ Westover; Tillie falls for a handsome South American named Felipe; Later Felipe's sister Blanca comes north to bring him home so he won't marry Tillie; Mac falls for Blanca and the four plan a double wedding; Circumstances conspire to ruin their plans. Reprinted from Tillie the Toiler (King Features Syndicate) daily strips from 1941. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 91

    Indicia title is "SANTA CLAUS FUNNIES, No. 91." Christmas Comes to the Wood Land, script and art by Walt Kelly; The animals of the southern woodland decide to have a Christmas party and invite Santa to attend. Christmas In Norway; Ole and Olga make Christmas presents for their poor friends Sigurd and Sigred; Mr. Olsen dresses like Santa and delivers the presents on skis. A Gift From Santa; Orphan John Hammond is a stable boy in old England, who lives a hard life with a harsh master; Santa stops at the stable to feed and water his reindeer; Santa takes the boy to live with a loving family. Toy Trouble back cover strip by Walt Kelly. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #92
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 92
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    Indicia title is "WALT DISNEY'S THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO". Cover art by Walt Kelly. The Wonderful Adventures of Pinocchio, script by Carlo Collodi (novel) and Chase Craig (adaptation), art by Walt Kelly; The Blue Fairy brings Gepetto's wooden puppet Pinocchio to life; Jiminy Cricket is enlisted as his conscience.; Pinocchio is first captured by the evil showman Stromboli, but is rescued by the Blue Fairy; Not learning a lesson, Pinocchio is then enticed to travel with a coach load of boys to Pleasure Island. The Wonderful Mis-Adventures of Donocchio; After reading the story of Pinocchio, Donald wishes he was Pinocchio; The Blue Fairy grants his wish, and gives him two more wishes; As Pinocchio, Donald (with a head of black hair) gets involved with Gideon and Foulfellow and ends up sold to Stromboli. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #95
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 95
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    Indicia title is "ROY ROGERS COMICS, No. 95." Roy Rogers photo cover. Publicity photo of Roy sitting on fence on inside front cover. King of the Cowboys, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Albert Micale; Roy helps a young lad find his dad's murderer, and comes close to a necktie party himself. Blood in the Badlands, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Albert Micale. Publicity photo of Roy sitting on hay bale, playing guitar on inside back cover. Roy in barn, gun drawn, tinted posed photo on back cover. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #96
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 96
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    Indicia title is "DICK TRACY, No. 96." Untitled Dick Tracy stories, scripts and art by Chester Gould. Tracy finds a chemist being held as a slave by Yogee Yamma in an abandoned section of the subway. In a drunken stupor after getting a $500,000 payoff and thinking he has gotten rid of Tracy and the chemist, Yogee Yamma passes out in a hotel room. Black Pearl takes Tracy and Patton to a secret proving grounds in the mountains to have them test her combination tank-plane-submarine. Tracy and Patton have to test the tank against flame-throwers. Junior sets up a bike-parking business with a man named Buck. Junior tracks the bicycle thieves to their mobile workshop, but the crooks back the truck suddenly, severely injuring him. Tracy and Patton capture Deafy's gang at his mother's hamburger stand, but Deafy escapes. Reprinted from Dick Tracy (Chicago Tribune) newspaper strips from 1940. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #98
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 98

    Indicia title is "The Lone Ranger, No. 98." Mystery of Pine River; Stagecoach drivers are mysteriously killed. The Evil Spirit; Indians are driven off their land when the water goes bad. Bad Men Amuck; The Lone Ranger keeps a sheriff from being lynched. Six-Gun Saga; The Snake's gang kidnaps a sheriff's daughter to use as a hostage to rob a train of gold. Killer Round-Up; The Lone Ranger and Tonto keep crooks from taking possession of an oil well. Scripts by Fran Striker, art by Ed Kressy and Charles Flanders. Reprinted from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) daily newspaper strips from 1938 and 1939. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 99

    Indicia title is "SMITTY, No. 99." Untitled Smitty stories, scripts and art by Walter Berndt. Herby's new teacher gets the wrong idea when she sees Herby walking to school with a policeman. Herby starts to write a love note but his teacher looks over his shoulder. Smitty and Mr. Bailey go to their usual North Woods fishing resort; There they bring Little Moose the Indian to live with them and try to teach him "civilized" manners. Herby's parents take in his school teacher as a boarder. A football coach wants Mr. Bailey to give him a never-fail football play from his playing days in 1906. Mr. Bailey thinks a girl in the building across the street is flirting with him when she puts signs in the window. Smitty tries to join the Army and the Navy but is turned down. Reprinted from Smitty (Chicago Tribune) daily newspaper strips from 1941. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.