Sport Stars (1946 Parents') comic books
Stories and art by George J. Hecht, Henry Carle, Robert L. Scott Jr., Gilbert Costa, Otto Eugen Schniebs, Hy Turkin, Edd Ashe, Bill Stern, and Leon Helen. Profiles of famous athletes from the publishers of Parents Magazine and True Comics. How Olympic athlete Johnny Weissmuller became, for many, the definitive movie Tarzan; The story of Notre Dame football player George Gipp and the phrase "Win one for the Gipper"; Father-and-son water-polo players Joe Ruddy Sr. and Jr. Introducing Sport Stars; How Tarzan Got That Way; The Great Gipp; The Man Who Blocked; Telephone Canyon; Muzz is Buzzin'; Sport Standouts; Prelude to June; Reluctant Star; Welcome to Skiing; Army, Navy and the Rest; Sport Stars in the Movies; The Kite Is Snarled; My Ten Greatest Sports Thrills; MacMitchell Is at It Again!; Ruth Was Their Reward; Irresistible on Ice; The Sports Bowl; Test Match; Joe Ruddy Sr. & Jr.: Rough 'n Ruddy. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.
Stories and art by Jack Sparling, Harold Parrott, Henry Carle, Victor E. Lawson, Gilbert Costa, Jon Small, Hy Turkin, Tom Gill, Bill Stern, Joe Trimble, J. G. Taylor Spink, Jack O'Reilly, Milt Miller, Al Badain, Gordon M. Atkins, Sam Glankoff, Phil Berube and Edd Ashe. Profiles of famous athletes from the publishers of Parents Magazine and True Comics. An article about the then-new concept of broadcasting sports games on television; Native American athlete Jim Thorpe becomes an inspiration to America; Boxer Jack Dempsey is a legend in the ring. Gunder the Wonder; Want to Swim? Here's How!; Mr. Baseball; Tennis Battlefield; 20 Years at Madison Square Garden; Brains Behind the Brawn; Welcome Back!; Prelude to June; Reluctant Star; Welcome to Skiing; Army, Navy and the Rest; Sport Stars in the Movies; Sports in Television; Pro-Football Review; Punching Paid Off; Kicking the Ball Around the World; Baseball's Last Door Opens; Sideline Victory; Two Point Action; Mercury at Fifty; The Sports Bowl; Little Giant; Indian Athlete; Jack Dempsey. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.
Comic stories feature boxer Rocky Graziano, football player Byron Whizzer White, tennis Texas Tomboy Mildred Babe Didrikson, racehorse Big Red, and chess champ Arnold Denker. Photo/text articles feature Joe Di Maggio, America's Cup yacht racing, double-sport stars (including boxing champion Joe Louis), the upcoming baseball season, the Indianapolis Speedway, the Davis Cup (tennis), and more. Cover price $0.10.
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Stories and art by Norman M. Lobsenz, Jim McCulley, Tom Harmon, Hy Turkin, Wieand Bowman, Bill Stern, Charles Spain Verral, A.J. McGee, Bill Jeffries, Abraham Schwartzman, Harold Rosenthal, Edd Smalle and Edd Ashe. Profiles of famous athletes from the publishers of Parents Magazine and True Comics. The "clown" players of sports, like Dizzy Dean and Casey Stengal; An argument in favor of "open" tournaments in tennis, which was then a new idea; Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Winning Error; High Sky; Zanda Canyon and the Everglades Mystery; Fists, Fame and Fortune; Handball's Nonpareil; Tom Football's Great Runners; Scanning the Screen; Sports Merrymen; Racing Eggbeaters; Midgets Grow Up; John Borican Champion; Paddle Magic; So You'd Like to Shoot an Arrow; Let's Open Up Tennis!; Trudy was Terrific!; The Sports Bowl; Series Star. Final issue of the series. 56 pages, Cover price $0.10.