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It Really Happened (1944) comic books

  • Issue #1
    It Really Happened (1944) 1
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover reattached with tape.

    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Al Camy and Bruce Campbell. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. The life of patriot, inventor, publisher and all-around polymath Ben Franklin; Ernest J. King becomes commander of the US Naval Fleet during WWII; Gautama Buddha seeks enlightenment, and finds a way that millions will follow. Lieutenant Richard Barklie Lakin; Jan Christiaan Smuts; Behind the Enemy Lines; Benjamin Franklin; Triple-Threat Admiral; The Dixie Demons; Gautama Buddha - the Beggar Prince; Bloopie the G.I. Monkey; Kit Carson; Technical Sergeant Charles Vondrachek. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    It Really Happened (1944) 2

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. Filipino statesman and soldier Manuel Luis Quezon; Italian revolutionary Joseph Mazzini; The Royal Navy's X-Class midget subs help make D-Day possible. Faro of the Partisans; Bernardo O'Higgins - Soldier of Liberation; The Terrible Tiddlers - the Story of the British X-Boats; Sevier of Tennessee; Manuel Luis Quezon - Sparkplug of Freedom; Mungo Park - African Pioneer; Attack at Attu; Joseph Mazzini - The Voice of Action. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    It Really Happened (1944) 3
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover glued on.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.35) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Cover detached at one staple and loose at the other.

    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Alex Schomburg and others. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. Paleontologist, naturalist and explorer Dr. Roy Chapman Andrews; Theodoric the Great, King of the Ostrogoths, goes from captive to conqueror in the 5th century; War heroes of WWII, Lithuania, and even Switzerland. True Life Stories of the Past and Present; Carlsons Raiders; Andrews of Asia; Maid of the Margiris; Theodoric the Great!; Rescue at Truk; General Antoine Henri Jomini; First Lieutenant Ernest Childers; Cabeza De Vaca. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    It Really Happened (1944) 4
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($11.07) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Double Cover: 1st cover 7.5, interior cover 8.5.
    • Label #1970569002

    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. A biography of David Livingstone possibly written by acclaimed novelist Patricia Highsmith in her early days; True stories of D-Day; Soviet flying ace Alexander Pokryshkin. It Really Happened; D-Day Demons; Dr. David Livingstone; Ace of Aces; Charles Wilkes; For Total Victory; Savage Safari; Albert J. Hoffman; Sir Martin Frobisher. 48 pages, Full Color. NOTE: Says #4 on the cover; indica reads Vol. 2 No. 1. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    It Really Happened (1944) 5

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Alex Schomburg, Leo Morey, Nat Schachner, and Homer Fleming. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart dares new boundaries and disappears into history; Alice in Wonderland author Lewis Carroll is also a math whiz who creates logic puzzles; Lou Gehrig becomes a baseball legend in his own tragically short life. Monarchs of the Sea the Story of Whaling; Israel Putnam Who Dared Lead Where Any Dared to Follow; John Brashear, Beloved Lens-Maker and Astronomer; Amelia Earhart; Rockets to the Moon; Lou Gehrig, Baseball's Iron Horse; Jean Fabre; James Pattie, Messenger of the Gila Valley; Lewis Carroll; Sir Nathan B. Forrest, Leader of the Daring Forrest Rangers. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    It Really Happened (1944) 6
    • 3.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Chas. M. Quinlan and others. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. War correspondent Ernie Pyle risks his life to cover WWII for America; Legendary tale-spinner Aesop's stories speak across generations; Joan of Arc leads the French army to victory and secures her place in history. Headliners in This Issue; Hobby Corner; UNRRA - Man's Inhumanity to Man; Like Father, Like Son!; Inspiring Inventions; Joseph T. O'Callahan; A Foe of Prejudice; Ernie Pyle - Friend of G.I. Joe; Joan Of Arc; Aesop the Slave - Teller of Tales; True Animal Lore: The Spider's Our Friend!; Little Napoleon; Dr. Harry Archer - The Fireman's Doctor. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    It Really Happened (1944) 7

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Chas. M. Quinlan, King Ward, Nat Schachner and A. M. Froehlich. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. Jefferson Davis becomes president of the Confederate States of America; Features on the eagle and on naturalist and birder John James Audubon; Bess Myerson becomes the first Jewish Miss America. Headliners in This Issue; Hobby Corner; General George C. Marshall; Jefferson Davis; Inspiring Inventions: Helicopter - Tomorrow's Taxi; Like Father, Like Son; Toy-Town, U.S.A.; Sir Walter Raleigh - Gallant Explorer; Bess Myerson - The Amazing Miss America; They Won Their Spurs; True Animal Lore: Famous Eagle; John James Audubon; Edith Houghton - Big League Baseball Scout. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    It Really Happened (1944) 8

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Chas. M. Quinlan, King Ward, Nat Schachner and A. M. Froehlich. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. Champion racehorse Man O' War; Pappy Boyington, the legendary air commander of the Flying Tigers and Black Sheep Squadron; Roy Rogers becomes everyone's favorite singing cowboy. Headliners in This Issue; Hobby Corner: Autographs!; Fiorello H. LaGuardia; Roy Rogers - King of the Cowboys; Inspiring Inventions: Bailey Bridge!; Angel of Mercy; Man O' War - Horse of the Century; James H. 'Jimmy' Hare; Ambassador of Mirth; Lady at the Zoo; True Animal Lore: Famous Eagle; 'Pappy' Boyington!; Manuel Avila Camacho - Good Neighbor. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    It Really Happened (1944) 9

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by King Ward, Nat Schachner and Ken Battefield. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. Stories of the courageous women who dared the American frontier; Photography pioneer George Eastman, founder of the Kodak company; Alexandre Dumas, the author of Three Musketeers and other adventure classics. Hobby Corner; "Fighting Bill" William O'Dwyer; Pioneer Mothers; Inspiring Inventions: Carl Norden and the Norden Bombsight; "Bring 'em Back Alive" Frank Buck; Old Ironsides - The U.S.S. Constitution; Operation Salvage; George Eastman - Inventor of the Kodak; Alexandre Dumas, the Father Alexandre Dumas, the Son; News Snapshots - Past and Present; Hangman's Gold The Story of Cap'n William Kidd. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    It Really Happened (1944) 10

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by King Ward, Nat Schachner and Ken Battefield. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. Author Mark Twain and explorer Sir Richard Burton, two heroes of the Riverworld series of books, are featured in the same issue; The story of the Statue of Liberty; Mini-histories of the Hindenburg crash and Lincoln's assassination. Headliners; Fiddler's Reach; Lady of Liberty; They Won Their Spurs! John Basilone Marine; Mark Twain Samuel Langhorne Clemens; Judo; Sir Richard Francis Burton; Leroy R. 'Roy' Grumman Navy Plane Marker; John Wesley Hyatt; Southern Paul Revere; The Flying Dutchman, John Peter "Honus" Wagner; News Snapshots - Past and Present; Nathanael Greene - Quaker General; Strange, Isn't It? 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    It Really Happened (1944) 11

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by King Ward, Nat Schachner and Fred Guardineer. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. Notorious female pirate Anne Bonney is featured in an action-girl cover and story; Poet Robert Burns is so beloved in his native Scotland that his birthday becomes a national holiday; Mini-histories of the Titanic and Molly Pitcher. It Really Happened Headliners; The Law Says...!; Inspired Woman; They Won Their Spurs!: Commander David McCampbell; Waitin' For the Robert E. Lee; Never Walk Again?; Lady of the Black Flag; Sonny Wells' Debt; The Newsboy Who Didn't Forget; Robert Burns - Beloved Poet; Lincoln Ellsworth - Hero of the Poles; A Little Piece of Paper!; King of the Cowboys; It Really Happened! Final issue of the series. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.