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Blackstone the Magician Detective Fights Crime (1947) comic books

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    Blackstone the Magician Detective Fights Crime (1947) 1

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    Art by Elmer Stoner and Lou Cameron. An early comic from EC, featuring real-life magician Blackstone. The title was once considered the longest in comics history. Blackstone matches wits with the Stone Men of Vala and manages to direct them against each other. Blackstone teaches the Vanishing Coin Trick to the reader. Plus the debut of the family strip The Happy Houlihans. Stories may be by Walter Gibson, writer of The Shadow pulps (and also a magician). Blackstone Fights the Stone Men of Vala!; Foods in the United States; Introducing: The Happy Houlihans; Blackstones Vanishing Coin Trick; Blackstone Visits the Isle of Doom. Last issue from EC; series continues from Marvel as Blackstone, the Magician (1948) #2. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.