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Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 1

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jim Wilcox, Al McWilliams, Milt Hammer, and Harry Lazarus. Boys' adventure with military cadet and sportsman Dick Cole, who appeared in Blue Bolt, 4Most and Target Comics before getting his own series. Dick clashes with 'Bongo' Jones and his colorfully named cohorts, Slinky Black and Jed Jaxon. Ghost cop Sgt. Spook and his psychic teen sidekick Jerry find mystery and intrigue - and the ghost of Rameses - in the land of the Nile. Teen inventor Edison Bell unmasks danger at a Halloween party. Dick Cole; Sergeant Spook; Party Night; Edison Bell: Halloween Party!; Try These Games at your Halloween Party; Make This Swell Halloween Skeleton Costume; Dick Cole. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 2

    Cover by Joe Certa. Stories and art by Jim Wilcox, Al McWilliams, Milt Hammer, Jack Warren, Joe Certa, Al McWilliams, Gordon Guth and Art Helfant. Boys' adventure with military cadet and sportsman Dick Cole, who appeared in Blue Bolt, 4Most and Target Comics before getting his own series. Dick Cole's rival cadet for campus leadership, Bark Hall, puts aside his differences to prevent a lethal attack on Dick. Speck, Spot and Sis battle the mysterious Master Mind at the Junior Country Club Dance. Millionaire adventurer Rick Richards runs afoul of eccentric inventor Wizley Zard, who has a grudge against him. Dick Cole; Speck, Spot and Sis; The Real Thing; Rick Richards; Bull's-Eye Bill; Heathcliff the Hobo; Dick Cole; Merkin Gerkin; Two-Ton O'Toole. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 3

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jim Wilcox and others. Boys' adventure with military cadet and sportsman Dick Cole, who appeared in Blue Bolt, 4Most and Target Comics before getting his own series. At a maple syrup festival, Dick Cole springs into action when Laura's horse-drawn sleigh runs wild. The true story of the medical device called the Berman locator, invented by a subway engineer. A sinister conspiracy threatens a new invention that could feed millions. Dick Cole: Snow Trouble; High Climber; Samuel Berman: New Life-Saver Inventor; Dick Cole. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 4
    • Centerfold detached, staple rust/migration.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jim Wilcox and others. Boys' adventure with military cadet and sportsman Dick Cole, who appeared in Blue Bolt, 4Most and Target Comics before getting his own series. Someone is sabotaging Dick Cole's chances to win a rowing crew race. Dick and his younger brother Rod have a close encounter with a boar while hiking in the Smoky Mountains. Edison Bell and Jerry fall into a pit trap after being cornered by a wolf. Dick Cole; Going Down!; Edison Bell; Dick Cole. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 5
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Joe Certa. Stories and art by Jim Wilcox and Milt Hammer. Boys' adventure with military cadet and sportsman Dick Cole, who appeared in Blue Bolt, 4Most and Target Comics before getting his own series. The Farr Academy has a Days of Rome pageant, but an escaped lion makes it a little too realistic. Dick helps a disabled man regain his zest for life, in a rare story of its kind for the time. Dink and his friends try to win a drugstore contest for a new football. Dick Cole; The Test; Dink; Dick Cole. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 6
    • 2 1/2" Spine split from base of comic.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Al McWilliams, A. Hewitt and Joe Certa. Boys' adventure with military cadet and sportsman Dick Cole, as Star takes over publishing from Curtis. Dick Cole and his rival, Bark, join forces to prove their merit to a bunch of skeptical cowboys. Bull's Eye Bill and Rawhide Ike are reunited with redheaded Dee Parsons as they all fight to save Target Ranch. A Pied Piper-like menace threatens Farr Military Academy. Dick Cole; Bull's-Eye Bill; Salmon Pirates; Dick Cole. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 7
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Bob Davis and Mickey Spillane. Boys' adventure with military cadet and sportsman Dick Cole, who appeared in Blue Bolt, 4Most and Target Comics before getting his own series. Dick Cole's arch-enemy Ted Dare plots to sabotage Dick's iceboat with a bomb. Simba springs into action when Ted and his gangster pals kidnap Dick. A 2-page (prose) story by future hardboiled detective author Mickey Spillane. Dick Cole; Bull's-Eye Bill; Salmon Pirates; Dick Cole. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 8

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by James Wilcox and Irv Werstein. Boys' adventure with military cadet and sportsman Dick Cole, who appeared in Blue Bolt, 4Most and Target Comics before getting his own series. Racketeers try to fix the college ball championship by putting Dick Cole out of action. Bull's-Eye Bill joins forces with Pancho, a gaucho cowboy from Argentina. Dick Cole matches wits with the sinister hypnotist known as The Great Jero. Dick Cole; Bull's-Eye Bill; Salmon Pirates; Dick Cole. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 9
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.77) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.93) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by James Wilcox and George Kapitan. Boys' adventure with military cadet and sportsman Dick Cole, who appeared in Blue Bolt, 4Most and Target Comics before getting his own series. After a body is found on the pistol range, it looks like Dick Cole fired the fatal bullet. Freshman Rip Rory faces harassment from upperclassmen until he proves himself on the basketball court. A local coach turns the townspeople against the cadets at Dick Cole's nearby military academy. Dick Cole: Death On the Pistol Range; Rip Rory; The Ski Jump; Dick Cole. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 10

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by James Wilcox and J. D. Triem. Boys' adventure with military cadet and sportsman Dick Cole, who appeared in Blue Bolt, 4Most and Target Comics before getting his own series. A new student from a different academy promises to give star athlete Dick Cole a run for his money. Teen athlete Rip Rory executes The Decoy Gambit on the opposing team. On April Fool's Day, Dick Cole deals with prankster Obie Winters and his efforts to outdo himself. Dick Cole; Rip Rory; River Rat; Dick Cole: April Fool's Day At Farr! Final issue under this title; series continues as Sport Thrills (1950 Star) #11. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.