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Motion Picture Comics (1950) comic books

  • Issue #101
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 101

    Based on 1950's The Vanishing Westerner, a Republic B-movie western starring Monte Hale as a government agent who gets framed for murdering a sheriff. Paul Hurst plays a comedic role as Hale's sidekick. Photo cover features Monte Hale and Roy Barcroft. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #102
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 102

    Based on 1950's Code of the Silver Sage, a Republic B-movie western starring Allan "Rocky" Lane as a U.S. Calvary Lieutenant who foils an assassination attempt on the president. Roy Barcroft plays the main bad guy. Photo cover features Allan Lane and Eddy Waller. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #103
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 103

    Based on 1950's Covered Wagon Raid, a Republic B-movie western starring Allen "Rocky" Lane as a special investigator for an insurance company. Dick Curtis leads a band of outlaws in this unusually violent (for the era) story. Photo cover features Allan Lane and Eddy Waller. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #104
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 104

    Allan "Rocky" Lane photo cover. Stills from the movie on the inside front cover. "Vigilante Hideout," art by Bob Powell; An adaptation of a Republic Picture starring Allan "Rocky" Lane, Eddy Waller, Roy Barcroft, and Virginia Herrick; Rocky, a Range Detective, arrives to help Nugget with rustlers; When he learns Nugget owns only three cows, he stays on anyway and soon becomes involved in Benson's attempt to blow open the banks's safe; When Rocky upsets his plans, Benson supposedly gets rid of him by having him declared an outlaw wanted dead or alive; Then Benson takes a load of explosives into an old mine located directly under the bank vault. Stills from the movie on the inside back cover. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #105
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 105

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    This comic is based on John Huston's 1951 adaptation of Stephen Crane's classic Civil War novel The Red Badge of Courage. The movie stars Audie Murphy as the Union soldier trying to overcome his fear. Photo cover features Audie Murphy. Pencils and inks by Bob Powell. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #106
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 106
    • Paper: Off white

    Based on 1951's The Texas Rangers, a low-budget Columbia western starring George Montgomery as a reformed outlaw who is promised a pardon if he'll join the Rangers and capture Sam Bass and his band of bad guys. Gale Storm plays opposite Montgomery. Photo cover features George Montgomery. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #107
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 107

    Based on 1950's Frisco Tornado, a Republic B-movie western starring Allan "Rocky" Lane, who portrays an undercover U.S. marshal looking to thwart an insurance scam. Eddy Waller provides some comic relief as a man who is absolutely befuddled by a modern invention: the typewriter. Photo cover features Allan Lane. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #108
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 108
    • RESTORATION. Spine reinforced with glue. Tears reinforced with tape on interior back cover.

    Mask of the Avenger is a comic book adaptation of the Columbia Pictures movie. John Derek photo cover. The movie featured John Derek, Anthony Quinn, Jody Lawrance, Arnld Moss and Eugene Iglesias. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #109
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 109

    Based on 1951's Rough Riders of Durango, a Republic B-movie western starring Allan "Rocky" Lane as a gunman (not to mention "fistman") out to avenge the death of a friend. Steve Darrell plays the leader of a gang of outlaws. Photo cover features Allan Lane. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #110
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 110
    • Paper: Tan to off white
    • Label #1225904012
    • Miscut (manufacturing).
    • Cover detached.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.71) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1014102001
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    This comic is based on George Pal's When Worlds Collide (1951), the science fiction epic which brings out the best (and worst) in humanity as the world faces imminent destruction. A rocket is built that will carry a select few off the planet. Photo cover features Richard Derr and Barbara Rush. Pencils by George Evans, with inks by Al Williamson. (The pair drew themselves into the story). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #111
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 111
    • Paper: Off white to white

    Based on 1951's The Vanishing Outpost, an obscure, action-packed Monogram film starring Lash LaRue as a marshal on the move accompanied by comedic sidekick Al St. John (called "Fuzzy" in the movie), who has a bad toothache. Photo cover features Lash LaRue. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #112
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 112
    • Paper: Off white

    Photo cover. Based on Columbia Pictures' 1952 release, "Brave Warrior" starring Jon Hall, Jay Silverheels, Christine Larson, and Michael Ansara. "Brave Warrior"; In Indiana of the early 1800s, conflict once again arises between the United States and Great Britain over territory and boundaries; Each side endeavors to gain the support of the Shawnee Indian tribes in the area; Governor William Henry Harrison enlists the aid of Steve Ruddell, whose friendship with the Shawnee chief Tecumseh goes back to childhood; Tecumseh's leadership of the Shawnee is contested by his brother, known as The Prophet, who sides with the British; Tecumseh, who grew up as a childhood playmate of Steve and of Laura McGregor, loves Steve as a brother and hopes to marry Laura; But Laura is in love with Steve. Laura's father, Shayne McGregor, secretly leads local support of the British against the Americans, even though it risks the life and love of his daughter; Everything comes to a head at the battle of Tippecanoe. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #113
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 113

    Walk East on Beacon starring George Murphy, Finlay Currie and Virginia Gilmore. In this cold war era epic, the FBI takes on commie spies, or for the politically correct--communist spies. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #114
    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 114
    • .5" Spine split from bottom.

    Based on 1952's Cripple Creek, a plot-driven western in which a pair of government agents labor to thwart a gold smuggling operation. Photo cover features George Montgomery and Karin Booth. Cover price $0.10.