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Sparky Watts (1942) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Sparky Watts (1942) 1

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    Cover by Boody Rogers. Stories and art by Boody Rogers, Gardner Fox, Ogden Whitney, Vin Sullivan, Jack Manning, Ray McGill and Mart Bailey. The creation of legendary cartoonist Boody Rogers, Sparky Watts was given superpowers by his pal Doc Static, whose inventions send Sparky on wacky misadventures. Sparky meets the original, brunette Dotty Dash, a US general's daughter who inundates herself with Doc Static's Glamour Ray to win Sparky's attention - and everyone else's. Then Sparky goes to Germany, disguises himself as a Nazi, and punches out Hermann Goering in an attempt to capture Hitler. Skyman tracks a mad scientist who has somehow turned the rain itself into a deadly weapon. Sparky Watts; Guess Who? (Elias Howe); Jibby Jones; Skyman; Echoes of an Era; Kid Komics; The Face: Tannery Towers. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Sparky Watts (1942) 2
    • 1" Spine split from bottom (taped). Centerfold detached.

    Stories and art by Boody Rogers. The creation of legendary cartoonist Boody Rogers, Sparky Watts was given superpowers by his pal Doc Static, whose inventions send Sparky on wacky misadventures. While flying, Sparky spots Nazi U-boats stalking Allied convoys, and disguises himself as a giant chicken to attack them. Then Sparky is stranded on a desert island with two beautiful women, both of whom want to be his queen. Plus the adventures of Tree-Top Timmons, a Lil Abner-style hillbilly from a Boody-created comic strip. Sparky Watts; Tree-Top Timmons. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Sparky Watts (1942) 3
    • Centerfold detached.

    Stories and art by Boody Rogers, A. A. Wallgren, and Frank Beck. The creation of legendary cartoonist Boody Rogers, Sparky Watts was given superpowers by his pal Doc Static, whose inventions send Sparky on wacky misadventures. Sparky's marriage to Hedy is complicated by oddball factors, including a lack of wedding clothes and a dead-ringer for Sparky. Then a shrinking ray causes Sparky to disappear, leading Hedy to believe he's dead. Hoosegow Herman is a military strip about a diminutive private, sort of a short-stack Sad Sack. Plus a PSA for US War Stamps (a WWII fundraising drive), featuring FDR's Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Morgenthau. Sparky Watts; Hoosegow Herman; All in a Lifetime. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Sparky Watts (1942) 4
    • .5" Spine split from bottom. Extra staples (manufacturing). Staple rust. Rust migration. Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.85) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Stories and art by Boody Rogers, Al Zere, Tom DeAngelo, John Devlin and Frank Beck. The creation of legendary cartoonist Boody Rogers, Sparky Watts was given superpowers by his pal Doc Static, whose inventions send Sparky on wacky misadventures. Teen Sparky Watts volunteers to help mad scientist Doc Static with his cosmic-ray experiment, becoming a sort of nerdy Superman, in a reprint of the debut of this legendary Boody Rogers series. Bo the dog tries to figure it out when his family celebrates the Fourth of July. Gangsters betting on fixed baseball games don't like the idea of super-powered Sparky Watts becoming the team pitcher. Sparky Watts; Flossie; Bo; The Hag of the Crag!; Honey Dear. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Sparky Watts (1942) 5

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    Cover by Boody Rogers. Stories and art by Boody Rogers and Mart Bailey. The creation of legendary cartoonist Boody Rogers, Sparky Watts was given superpowers by his pal Doc Static, whose inventions send Sparky on wacky misadventures. Doc Static's latest invention revives the dead, but when he tries it out on George Washington, everyone gets confused, including George Washington. Later, when Sparky's cosmic-ray power runs out, he shrinks down to insect-size and must survive in the back yard of the house. Skyman runs into trouble while exploring ancient ruins in South America. The cover announces, "Capt. Boody Rogers Returns" from military service in WWII, to resume his artistic duties on Sparky Watts. George Washington Rides Again!; Brass Knuckles; Skyman; The Case of the Mummy Who Walked. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Sparky Watts (1942) 6

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    Cover by Boody Rogers. Stories and art by Boody Rogers, Frank Beck and Mart Bailey. The creation of legendary cartoonist Boody Rogers, Sparky Watts was given superpowers by his pal Doc Static, whose inventions send Sparky on wacky misadventures. Sparky Watts swallows enough atomic energy to dry up the Pacific Ocean. Then he travels at supersonic speed to the North Pole, heating things up in the process. Sparky struggles to lose a track meet, despite his superhuman speed. Sparky Watts; Bo; Brass Knuckles. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Sparky Watts (1942) 7

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    Cover by Boody Rogers. Stories and art by Boody Rogers. The creation of legendary cartoonist Boody Rogers, Sparky Watts was given superpowers by his pal Doc Static, whose inventions send Sparky on wacky misadventures. Author Samuel A. Beanpot interviews Sparky to write a book about him. A circus owner wants Doc Static to restore strength to the strong man, in a Boody Rogers story featuring some of the wackiest circus characters ever. While examining bugs in the backyard, Sparky's cosmic-ray powers wear off, leaving him at insect size. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Sparky Watts (1942) 8

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    Cover by Boody Rogers. Stories and art by Boody Rogers and Don Dean. The creation of legendary cartoonist Boody Rogers, Sparky Watts was given superpowers by his pal Doc Static, whose inventions send Sparky on wacky misadventures. When his cosmic-ray powers wear off, Sparky shrinks down and gets lost in the fur on Slap Happy's pet monkey. Then he is captured by talking insects and brought before their Queen. Boody Rogers outdoes himself with perhaps his weirdest cover ever. Sparky Watts; Cranberry Boggs. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Sparky Watts (1942) 9

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    Cover by Boody Rogers. Stories and art by Boody Rogers. The creation of legendary cartoonist Boody Rogers, Sparky Watts was given superpowers by his pal Doc Static, whose inventions send Sparky on wacky misadventures. Slap Happy is angered by a visit from his old nemesis, inept inventor Marvin Tiddle McFiddle. A creepy-looking man named Buttermilk Sky meets Sparky at a cemetery and predicts his own death. A wealthy man hires Sparky to tear down his mansion...but Sparky should have asked for some ID first. Sparky Watts; A Short Short Story Featuring Slap Happy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Sparky Watts (1942) 10

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    Cover by Boody Rogers. Stories and art by Boody Rogers and Don Dean. The creation of legendary cartoonist Boody Rogers, Sparky Watts was given superpowers by his pal Doc Static, whose inventions send Sparky on wacky misadventures. Professor Guesswho of Dishwater University wants to find the tomb of King Tutty-Tut-Amen, but he needs the help of Sparky Watts. Gramps tells Cranberry Boggs about the time he put out to sea in a hurricane. Sparky Watts; Cranberry Boggs. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.