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International Comics (1947) comic books

  • Issue #1
    International Comics (1947) 1
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2025564006

    Cover art by Ken Bachelor. "Manhattan's Files," art by Howard Purcell; The fact that Van's evidence put away Public Enemy #1, Johnny Dukes, is of little avail when Dukes escapes from prison and hijacks an airplane that Manhattan is on heading for Seattle. "Introducing Igor," script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Igor is captured by the evil tyrant Czar, who condemns him to the scaffold. "Introducing Juan Meatbal," pencils by Lee Ames, inks by Burt Frohmen; When the inhabitants of Sawtuva-Boorda in Mexico learn that there are no fish available for their big Feast of the Fish, Juan steps up and makes a secret pact with a visiting pelican which allows the feast to go on as scheduled. "Sound Suspicion" text story. "That's Madelon," art by Clem Weisbecker; After seeing her father gunned down by the Gestapo, Madelon takes her father's place in the French Underground to battle against the Nazi tyranny; But when the war ends, she decides to use her talents as a photographer and runs down a wanted Nazi felon from the war era. "Young George Washington" one-page story, art by Allen Simon. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    International Comics (1947) 2

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    Cover pencils by Howard Purcell (as Bachelor). "Bad Boy Who Makes Good," pencils by Howard Purcell (as Bachelor); Scar Molene uses innocent Tad Sands unwittingly to draw the attention of people by ringing a bell late at night in order for Scar to successfully commit his crimes. "Introducing the Chessmen," pencils by Lee Ames, inks by Burt Frohman; Rook summons King to the Thames River where the body of Sir Neville Mycroft has been recovered, and notes Bishop removing a clue from the victim's hand that will help solve the murder. "The Ruby of Life," art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Do and Don't volunteer to help solve the theft and current whereabouts of a valuable ruby. "The Goodwill Potion" (Part 1) text story. Untitled That's Madelon story, art by Sheldon Moldoff; In the Spanish Pyrenees, three self-exiled Nazi General-Scientists attempt to discover a way to overcome the Reich's enemies, and come up with a deadly death ray! 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    International Comics (1947) 3

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    Cover pencils by Howard Purcell (as Bachelor). "The Statues of Stanley Killen," pencils by Howard Purcell; Van investigates the murder of a sculptor to see if there is a connection between his killing and the theft of jewels from a local diamond shop. "Countess Sophia's Painting," art by Sheldon Moldoff; Igor is now a hunted man after his father was tortured to death on the rack and meets up with the sister of Countess Sophia whom he attempts to rescue from the Czar. Untitled Juan Meatbal story. "The Goodwill Potion" (Part 2) text story. Untitled That's Madelon story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Early Life of Benjamin Franklin" one-page story, art by Allen Simon. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    International Comics (1947) 4

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  • Issue #5
    International Comics (1947) 5

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    Final issue of the series (continues as Crime Patrol). Van Manhattan in "International Patrol," Igor the Archer in "A Robbery on Skis," the Chessmen in "The Earl's Valuable Paintings," and Madelon in "The Phantoms of Plunder!" Cover price $0.10.