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Jack Armstrong (1947) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 1

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    Cover art by Howard Larsen. Meet Jack Armstrong and His Friends introduction. Jack Armstrong Solves the Arctic Mystery, art by Howard Larsen. Wheaties ad with profile of Wally Butts, football coach of the Georgia Bulldogs. Profile of Edgar Little Jr., who rescued five men from an Army bomber that crashed in a bay near his home. The Case of the Forgetful Forger featuring Vic Hardy's Crime Lab, art by Ed Smalle; Vic discovers serial numbers were changed on some stolen bond certificates. Jack Armstrong vs. the Man of a Million Faces, art by Howard Larsen. Change of Pace text story, script by George D. Lipscomb, art by Edd Ashe. Slaughter's Mad Dash in the 1946 World Series; St. Louis Cardinals' Enos Slaughter surprisingly scores from first base on a routine single for the winning run of the 1946 World Series. Simba Bwana - Lion Master; When a lion attacks his cattle, a young Masai boy kills it with a spear. Angel of Mercy With Water-Wings; Nurse Emma Webster and Betty rescue a child during a flood and spend the night in a make-shift first aid station in a church. List of ABC Stations Carrying Jack Armstrong Program. Profile of Detroit Tigers' pitcher Hal Newhouser. Billy Rings the Bell, art by Vic Herman. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 2

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    A Message to the Boys of America from Jack Armstrong The All-American Boy public service announcement. Den of the Golden Dragon starring Jack Armstrong. The Case of the Chewed Bubble Gum featuring Vic Hardy's Crime Lab. James Wagner: Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award; While vacationing near Bozeman, Montana; James Wagner of Marion, Ohio, saves a woman from drowning in the Gallatin River. Mystery Over Manhattan starring Jack Armstrong. Wild Satan adventure story. Notre Dame vs. Ohio State—1935 sports two-pager. Peril in the Clouds starring Betty Fairfield and Georgia Williams. Billy's Big Blow-Out!, art by Vic Herman; Billy tries to fix his girlfriend's mother's washing machine and ends up capturing a burglar. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 3
    • Oxidation, edge chipping.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($12.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • Label #1571239010

    Stories and art by John Gartner, Edd Ashe, Phil Berube, Vic Herman and Jack Sparling. Adventure comics and stories featuring radio hero Jack Armstrong and crime-busting scientist Vic Hardy. Jack and his uncle seek an outlaw submarine targeting diamond ships off the African coast; Vic Hardy uses forensic science to get the goods on a jewel thief; Jack discovers the truth about a lost valley when crooks try to scare him off. The Pirate Submarine; The Bentley Brothers; All American Award; The Case of the Telltale Bullet; Vic Hardy's Crime Clues; Jack Armstrong in the Lost Valley of Ice!; Pee Wee Half; Take a Tip...; Four-Alarm Adventure; Billy Goes Baby Sitting. 7.5-in x 11-in., slightly taller than standard Golden Age comics. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 4
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Label #1571239009

    The Dempsey-Tunny "Long Count" fight of 1927 sports page. Dangerous Cargo starring Jack Armstrong. Profile of college basketball's "1947 Player of the Year," Phil Beard of the University of Kentucky, art by Phil Berube. James W. (J.W.) Thompson; J.W. Thompson saves his brother from electrocution after his kite hits a electric wire. The Case of the Broken Headlight featuring Vic Hardy's Crime Lab. The Three Suspects; Vic has to decide which of three suspects robbed a jewelry store. Land of Leopard Men, art by Howard Larson; Jack and his friends are in Africa to get motion pictures of the savage Leopard Men; When his safari leader refuses to enter the land of the Leopard Men, Jack and Billy push on. The Team Mates, script by Charles Spain Verral, art by Edd Ashe; A high school hockey team's captain is over-shadowed when a flashy newcomer joins the team and is an immediate sensation. Old Nubs; A whaling ship fails to catch "Old Nubs,' a huge sperm whale, but aren't very disappointed the whale escaped. Hazardous Holiday; Betty goes on a skiing trip to the mountains. Her female ski instructor rescues a woman who has fallen into a crevasse during a blizzard. Billy's Scavenger Hunt, art by Vic Herman; Billy and Daisy go on a scavenger hunt. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 5

    Last-Second Shot in NIT; Ernie Calverly's three-quarter court basket lifts Rhode Island to an overtime win over Bowling Green University in the National Invitational Tournament in 1946. Jack Armstrong's Fighting Chance. Highlights of the career of Maurice Richard, Montreal Canadiens hockey player. Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award; Fifteen-year-old Donald L. Smith of Coldwater, Mich., rescues eight-year-old Nancy McConnell from drowning and earns the fifth Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award. The Case of the Redheaded Hijacker; Hardy uses scientific methods to track down robbers that hijacked a truckload of furs. Profile of Ozzie Cowles, champion basketball coach of the University of Michigan. Jack Armstrong Trails the Killer of Ghost Canyon. Rebel; A wild stallion is captured and trained to be a polo pony. Lady of the Law; Betty meets policewoman Carol Shaw and helps her foil a jewelry store robbery. Ready-y-y! Aim--Fire!; Billy has misadventures in a firehouse, but saves the day at a real fire. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 6

    The New York Rangers and Detroit Red Wings argue over whether a goal has been scored before time ran out at the end of a game. The Curse of the Emerald Scarab starring Jack Armstrong. Home Run Twins, art by Phil Berube; Home run leaders Ralph Kiner of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Johnny Mize of the New York Giants. Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award; Ten-year-old Bobby Tatum of Fort Washakie, Wyoming, saves his sister after she is struck by a lightning bolt that also sets their house on fire. The Case of the Flaming Toys; Vic Hardy is able to prove that a fire in a plastic-toy factory is arson. The Riders of Rattlesnake Range starring Jack Armstrong. Danger on the Hoof, a Betty Fairfield Adventure. Pop vs. Pup featuring Billy Fairfield's Cartoons of his Comical Misadventures, art by Vic Herman. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 7

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    Jack Armstrong public service announcement; Jack uses an incident in the ring involving Joe Louis to promote sportsmanship. Jack Armstrong Solves the Mystery on the Diamond. The Case of the Silent Southpaw; A getaway car overturns while fleeing a robbery; One of the crooks dies, but the other escapes with the loot. Vic Hardy has to find a way to identify the pair. Wheaties ad featuring Phil Rizzuto. Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award; Frank O'Banon of Corydon, Ind., saves his brother from drowning. Rhino!; Bill Kelly and Bob Ward go to Africa to get some wild animal motion pictures and have a close call with a rhinoceros. The Counterfeiters; Jack Armstrong visits Vic Hardy at his lab and learns facts about paper currency and how to detect a counterfeit bill. Billy Makes Magic; Billy is raising chickens and uses some of their eggs as props in his magician's act in an amateur show. Lion on the Loose; Betty is friends with Molly Madden, a star trapeze artist in the circus; When a lion escapes, Betty comes up with an idea to lure him back to his cage. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 8

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    List of ABC Stations Carrying Jack Armstrong Program. The Flaming Forest starring Jack Armstrong. Jewelry Store Robbery featuring Vic Hardy's Crime Clues; Fred Beasley's jewelry store is held up by three robbers. The Case of the Motorboat Murder; A grand jury witness in an airport land deal probe is killed in the collision of two speedboats; Vic Hardy has to find what caused and who caused the collision. Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award; Ruth Elinor Howell, 13, of Marysville, Washington, saves her friend from drowning in Lake Cranberry. Wheaties ad featuring Ralph Kiner. Prisoners of the Jungle starring Jack Armstrong. Terror at Top Speed starring Betty Fairfield. Billy Becomes Mayor for a Day, art by Vic Herman. Speedboat Special; Danny Foster, of Oakland, Calif., who won the International Gold Cup Regatta at Rockaway Inlet, New York. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 9
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Stories and art by D. H. Foote, Phil Berube, Vic Herman and Jack Sparling Adventure comics and stories featuring radio hero Jack Armstrong and crime-busting scientist Vic Hardy. Jack investigates a series of mysterious accidents on the midget-car racing circuit; Vic Hardy uses city maps to track down gangsters; Jack goes on a dangerous mission into an active volcano. Mystery of the Midgets; The Case of the Pinpoint Map; All American Award; The Golden Horse; Vic Hardy's Crime Lab; King at Court; The Burning Volcano; Great Lizard of Ten Million Years Ago!; Hot Jeep!; Billy Makes a Big Splash!; Jack Kelly, Jr. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 10

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    Stories and art by Michael Rosen, Edd Ashe, Vic Herman and Jack Sparling. Adventure comics and stories featuring radio hero Jack Armstrong and crime-busting scientist Vic Hardy. Jack and Vic try to expose a crooked slumlord after a fire investigation reveals arson; Vic Hardy uses photography to determine the truth about a horse race; Billy babysits a brat, and winds up falling off a high building into a fireman's net. Shot in the Dark; The Case of the Photo Finish; 20 Miles from Key West; Man Overboard; Secret Cargo; Wild Boar!; Kid Caddy. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 11

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    Stories and art by Howard Larsen, Tom Bib, Vic Herman and Jack Sparling. Adventure comics and stories featuring radio hero Jack Armstrong and crime-busting scientist Vic Hardy. Jack and the gang discover a lost Mayan city in South America; Vic Hardy uses X-rays to investigate a series of mysterious car crashes; Jack encounters gangsters during a big rowing race. Champions of the Boxing World!; The Lost City; The X-Ray Eye; Billy Breaks the Ice; Return of the Outlaw; Vic Hardys Crime Clues; Alaskan Adventure; Race Against Doom. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 12

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    Triple Play; Bill Wambganss of the Cleveland Indians makes an unassisted triple play in the 1920 World Series. Madman's Island; Jack goes with his Uncle Jim and friend Billy to investigate an exiled South American dictator who is planning a war from his remote island. Wheaties ad with Stan Musial. Famous Athletic Kin; Golfer Louise Suggs is the daughter of baseball player Johnny Suggs and the Bentley brothers are two of six Bentley brothers who are hockey stars. The Terror of Tomaso Sea starring Jack Armstrong. Desperate Mission; War of 1812. The Hunter Murder; Vic Hardy has to decide if a man is lying when he says he accidentally shot his companion while deer hunting. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 13

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    Stories and art by Vic Herman and Phil Berube. Adventure comics and stories featuring radio hero Jack Armstrong and crime-busting scientist Vic Hardy. A mob boss tries to prevent a prospector from striking oil so he can take the land; Vic Hardy analyzes hair to solve a crime; The true story of the 1908 auto race from New York to Paris via San Francisco and Siberia. Sports Shorts; Message from the Past; Billy Breaks the Ice; Return of the Outlaw; Vic Hardys Crime Lab; Deadline for Death!; Enemy of the Outlaws - Burt Mossman; The Initiation; The Automobile Race from New York to Paris. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.