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Sport Stars (1949 Marvel) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Sport Stars (1949 Marvel) 1
    • Centerfold detached at both staples.
    • Piece clipped, affects story. Inside cover taped.
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    Painted cover by Allen Anderson. Stories and art by Syd Shores, Chu F. Hing, Mike Sekowsky, and John Severin. Profiles of famous athletes from early Marvel Comics, when it was still called Atlas. Knute Rockne is considered one of the greatest coaches in college football history, and the inspiration for one of the first great sports movies. Pitcher Pete Sims becomes one of the few who can claim a batting average of 1.000; A comics biography of Terry Barker, illustrated by Marvel and EC legend John Severin. Terrific painted cover by Allen Anderson. Knute Rockne, The Bald Eagle of Notre Dame; Benson Carries the Ball; They Called Him a Coward!; Battler Bastoni, The Man Who Could Have Been Champ; The Story of Pete Sims…The Grandstand Player! Final issue under this title; the series continued as Sports Action (1950) #2. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.