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

  • 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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 9
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1246582009
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    • Cover detached.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Piece fill/spine rebuild, color touch. Heavy taping along spine.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Tear/spine split seals. Heavy cover oxidation, extra staples (manufacturing).

    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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 10
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #1293301007

    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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 12
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple and loose at the other, tracing indentations on front cover.

    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 pages, full color. 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.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story.

    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 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 29
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    • Interior is complete. Back cover missing, front cover detached.

    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 pages, full color. 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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    • Pencil markings on back cover.
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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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 34
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    • Centerfold detached at original single center staple. Cover and a few stub pages coming loose.

    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 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 47
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    • Trimmed
    • Cover TRIMMED.

    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. 60 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 54
    • Cover oxidation.

    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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 56
    • 1" spine split from the top. Chew.
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    • Two center wraps detached and damaged along margins, cover detached at one staple.

    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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 57
    • 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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 61
    • 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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 65

    Indicia title is "SMITTY, No. 65." Cover art by Berndt. Untitled Smitty strips. Herby delivers parcels for a "penny-a-package." An old friend of Mr. Bailey hides some stolen pearls in a vase in Mr. Bailey's office. The police find the stolen pearls in Mr. Bailey's office and accuse him of being the thief. Mr. Bailey and the police set a trap for Steve Smart. Mr. Bailey learns ventriloquism; Later he and Smitty go to the North Woods on a fishing trip. Mr. Bailey spends his vacation trying to catch the huge fish "Old Fighter. Mr. Bailey finally hooks "Old Fighter," but it's a question of who's caught who. Mr. Bailey is troubled by some business concerns and decides to go south to the beaches and sunshine to clear his mind. Reprinted from Smitty (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) daily newspaper strips from 1940 and 1941. 52 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 69
    • Water damage.

    Indicia title is "FAIRY TALE PARADE, No. 69." Cover art by Walt Kelly. The Enchanted Head, art by Arthur E. Jameson; A prince has been placed under a spell so that only his head remains. Tiny Folk and the Giant, script and art by Walt Kelly; Gold-seeking dwarfs sack the village of the tiny folk; The tiny folk find a giant who sends the dwarfs flying far away. The Giant with Three Golden Hairs, art by George Kerr; A fairy declares that the son of a woodsman will marry the King's daughter. The Three Wishes; A fairy grants three dwarfs their fondest wishes, but they find that trouble and sorrow come along with the wishes. Back cover art by Walt Kelly of The Fairy Ball. 52 pages, full color. 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. 36 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 75
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Heavy cover oxidation.
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Staples missing.

    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 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. 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.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1039170002

    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 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #92
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 92
    • Front cover tearing, staple rust/migration.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 93
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Indicia title is "GENE AUTRY IN "THE BANDIT OF BLACK ROCK," No. 93." Cover art by Till Goodan. Gene Autry and The Bandit of Black Rock, art by Jesse Marsh; Gene comes to visit an old friend, Jud Grant, at Black Rock; When he gets there he finds that Jud has shot himself; He goes to the ranch to see Jud's wife Mary and finds that Judge Hanly, Doctor Jones, and Jack Wilson are trying to talk her into selling the ranch to Wilson. Gene Autry and Little Pete, art by Jesse Marsh; Gene is stopped on the road by a little boy whose uncle has been shot and killed; Gene takes the boy to town where he finds that the boy's father is in prison and his mother is dead; Gene takes the boy to a carnival, where the boy recognizes the man in the strong man act as the one who killed his uncle. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #95
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 95
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #96
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 96
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    • Staple rust.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 2" cumulative spine split.

    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 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. 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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 100
    • Cover oxidation.

    Gene Autry Comics. Stories by unknown. Art by Jesse Marsh and various. Photo cover of Gene Autry and Champion. Featuring the tales "Gene Autry and the Battle of the Running-W," "Gene Autry and the Key" and "Frozen Trails"! 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #102
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 102
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • Staple added (not manufacturing).

    Indicia title is "OSWALD THE RABBIT, No. 102." Map of scenes from the story, art by Walt Kelly. Oswald Rabbit and The Great Egg Hunt, art by Lloyd White and Walt Kelly; The mortgage is due on Oswald and Toby's house; Mister Skrats, who holds the mortgage and wants them to default so he can dig for buried treasure in the cellar, tricks Oswald and Toby into heading to the mountains to seek the biggest egg, which would win a contest; If the contest wasn't fake, that is; The two find a roc's nest and the roc takes them to a tropical island where they become kings of a cannibal tribe. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #105
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 105
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    • 2" spine split from base of comic.

    Stories, Art and Cover by Walt Kelly. Featuring tales such as "The Internal Intern," "Albert and the Barbecue," "Such A Duel About Nothing or Feud For Thought Use Remarks" and "Fearless Friends of the Fish Fry"! Starring Pogo Possum and Albert the Alligator! 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #112
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 112
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.

    Indicia title is "PORKY PIG'S ADVENTURE IN GOPHER GULCH, No. 112." Cover art by Carl Buettner. Porky Pig's Adventure in Gopher Gulch, art by Tom McKimson; Porky finds a lost toupee that belongs to movie star Eric Jones. Porky Pig and the Million Dollar Mix-Up, art by Roger Armstrong; Porky is to inherit one million dollars from the estate of his uncle Hog Brissels. Porky Pig's Masquerade, art by Carl Buettner; Petunia is to start work at a new job, but was already scheduled to work a charity bazaar and deliver a cake to Silas Pinchpenny. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #113
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 113

    Indicia title is "POPEYE, No. 113." Cover art by Bud Sagendorf. Queen Olive, script and art by Bud Sagendorf; Olive is kidnapped to become queen of the island of Olivoila; Popeye, Wimpy, and Swee'pea sail a ship to the island to rescue her. Nobody Loves Me or The Lonely Sailor Man, script and art by Bud Sagendorf; Popeye can't figure out why all his friends are hitting him; As usual, Wimpy is the cause of the trouble. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #116
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 116
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). Tape along spine.
    • 5 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached and damaged.

    Indicia title is "MICKEY MOUSE AND THE HOUSE OF MANY MYSTERIES, No. 116." Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. Mickey Mouse and the House of Many Mysteries, art by George Waiss and Dick Moores; When their car runs out of gas in a remote area, Mickey and Minnie are picked up by a radio-controlled car which takes them to a palace in the middle of the desert. Mickey Mouse and Goofy's Prize Fight, art by Don Gunn; When boxer Atomic McBiff kicks a kitten, Goofy decks him with one punch. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #118
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 118

    The Lone Ranger stars in "The Land Grabbers," "The Poison Plotters," "The Covered Wagons," "The Buried Treasure," and an untitled story. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #119
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 119
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Debris trapped between case and inner well
    • 2 center wraps detached.
    • Label #53D655-008
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Felix the Cat; All new Felix stories begin. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #125
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 125
    • Water damage. Staple rust.

    Indicia title is "THE LONE RANGER, No. 125." The Lone Ranger and the Apache Ambush, script by Fran Striker, art by Charles Flanders; The Lone Ranger and Tonto find a soldier who has been ambushed by Apache Indians; He gives the Lone Ranger a note to take to Captain Carslake warning him of an ambush by Apache warriors. The Lone Ranger and the Outlaws of Red Rock, script by Fran Striker, art by Charles Flanders; The Lone Ranger and Tonto come to Red Rock, which is under the control of a thug named Butch, who is partners with Thorndyke, a crooked lawyer. The Lone Ranger and the Water Proble, script by Fran Striker, art by Charles Flanders; The Lone Ranger and Tonto find themselves in the middle of a range war between cattlemen and sheep herders over access to water for their stock. Reprinted from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) newspaper strips from the late 1930s and possibly early 1940s. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #126
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 126

    Indicia title is "CHRISTMAS WITH MOTHER GOOSE, No. 126." On the Way to the Christmas Fair; Characters from Mother Goose rhymes on their way to the fair. The Christmas Fair; Mother Goose characters at the fair. Riddles; Mother Hubbard lets the children read riddles from a book. The Night Before Christmas; An old man recites "A Visit from St. Nicholas" to some children. Old King Cole and the Limerick Game; Characters from nursery rhymes recite limericks for King Cole. Santa's Story. All art by Walt Kelly. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #128
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 128
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Indicia title is "SANTA CLAUS FUNNIES, No. 128. Santa and the Angel, script by Oskar Lebeck, art by Morris Gollub; A group of angel babies are busy polishing the stars in preparation for Christmas.; The littlest one becomes tired and falls asleep on a cloud that slowly drifts to Earth and lands in the middle of a snow-covered forest; The angel baby, who is naked, is cold and frightened and starts to cry; This attracts the animals of the forest who huddle around him to keep him warm; The animals decide to take him to the cabin of a woodchopper and his wife, who live at the edge of the forest; It is Christmas Eve and just as the animals reach the house, Santa and his reindeer arrive. Christ is Born: A Christmas Play, art by Dan Noonan. To Santa's Rescue, script and art by Dan Noonan; Tom Felding drives the "Dover Mail" stagecoach from London in a snowstorm on Christmas Eve. A Mouse in the House, script and art by Walt Kelly; Returning from his night's work, Santa finds a mouse in his beard while getting ready for bed. He lets the mouse stay for the evening. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #130
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 130
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.

    Indicia title is "ANDY PANDA, No. 130." Cover art by Dan Gormley. The City of Ice, art by Dan Gormley; While in New Mexico, Andy and Charlie find a man suffering from starvation and exposure. Picnic Problems, art by Dan Gormley; Andy and Charlie go on a picnic, but are harassed by bugs, a raccoon, and a bear. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #131
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 131
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Archival tape on interior of cover.
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    Indicia title is "MARGE'S LITTLE LULU, No. 131." Little Lulu Is Taken For a Ride; Kidnappers mistake Lulu for the rich girl, Gloria Van Potts, and abduct her from the park. One Man Dog; Alvin finds a dog but his mother won't let him keep it; Tubby wants the dog but Alvin won't give it up. Little Lulu and the Three Bears; Alvin wants Lulu to tell her the story of the Three Bears. Scripts by John Stanley, pencils by John Stanley (layouts) and Irving Tripp, inks by Irving Tripp. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #132
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 132

    Indicia title is "TILLIE THE TOILER, No. 132." Cover art by Jack Callahan. A Four-Bell Picture That Was Only a False Alarm; Jorson Snapps convinces Tillie and friends to appear in a movie he produces. The Surprise Prize; Tillie is a fortune teller in her mother's charity bazaar; Jan Vonsen the movie star stops by and is mobbed. Mac Goes Cow Punchy; Mac is going for a trip to his uncle's ranch and the gang decides to throw a western-themed going-away party, which rapidly snowballs out of control. Scripts and art by Jack Callahan. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.