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Terrific Comics (1944 Continental) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Terrific Comics (1944 Continental) 1
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    • INCOMPLETE. Pages missing, affects Murder on a Moonbeam, Backwash, Such is Hollywood, and Spawn of the Poppy stories. Full length spine split, heavy cover oxidation.

    Cover by Don Rico. Stories and art by Jack Grogan, Don Rico, Bill Savage, C. Harrington La Ray, John Giunta, F. Chadwick Rhodes, Nina Albright, W. Frank Litman, Jack Alderman and L. B. Cole. An anthology of adventure and suspense comics. Down-and-out ex-boxer Kid Terrific and orphan Jimmy join forces to escape poverty, and get jobs with a carnival. Gerard makes the classic mistake of all mad scientists, and tests out his new invisibility formula on himself, only to face an ironic fate. Thieves steal an ancient Chinese idol and soon come to regret it. Kid Terrific and Jimmy; Juggernaut; Mr. Nobody; Punk or No Punk; Murder on a Moonbeam; Backwash; Such Is Hollywood; Spawn of the Poppy; Formula of Fate; Buck 'n' Broncho. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Terrific Comics (1944 Continental) 2

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Ed Wheelan, Don Rico, Nina Albright, and L. B. Cole. An anthology of adventure and suspense comics. Nazi agents try to sabotage a carnival, but luckily down-and-out ex-boxer Kid Terrific and orphan Jimmy happen to be working there. Secret agent Lloyd Raleigh becomes the crimefighter Boomerang and goes after a high-ranking Nazi official. His girlfriend Diana discovers Boomerang's secret identity, and becomes his assistant. Comics McCormick, "the world's #1 comics fan," imagines that a crooked cop and evil Dr. Hunchback are scheming to drug Mrs. McCormick and steal a secret weapon. Cover by legendary artist Alex Schomburg. Kid Terrific: The Carnival of Terror!!; Boomerang: The Butcher of Berlin; Comics McCormick: He Daydreams Adventure; Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon: The Man from Limehouse; Mousey; The Making of a Hero; The Glibbs; True Personal Adventure: Ingenuity Unlimited; Buck 'n' Broncho. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Terrific Comics (1944 Continental) 3

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Ed Wheelan, Don Rico, George Appel, Nina Albright, Manny Stallman, and Gil Kane (credited as Eli Katz). An anthology of adventure and suspense comics. Down-and-out ex-boxer Kid Terrific agrees to one last bout to earn money to save Jimmy's eyesight. Boomerang sets out to foil the assassin known as the Japanese Sandman. Comics McCormick, "the world's #1 comics fan," daydreams that he is the only person who can stop the criminal mastermind known as the Octopus. Plus an early story by legendary artist Gil Kane. Kid Terrific: The Kid Comes Back; Giant of Justice; Comics McCormick: The Octopus; Boomerang; Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon: The Fire King; Two Scoops for Murder; Target for Today; Tokio Express; Buck 'n' Broncho: The Insultin Sultan. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Terrific Comics (1944 Continental) 4

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    Cover by Rudy Palais. Stories and art by Ed Wheelan, Tom Van Buren, George Appel, Ken Fitch, Jack Alderman, Nina Albright, Manny Stallman, and Rudy Palais. An anthology of adventure and suspense comics. Down-and-out ex-boxer Kid Terrific is hired to investigate a supposed haunted house in the Florida swamps. Buck and Broncho investigate when Miss America is murdered onstage, but luckily their monkey Rajah filmed the killer in the act. Comics McCormick, "the world's #1 comics fan," daydreams that his sister's new boyfriend is secretly the superhero Captain Catapult. Kid Terrific: Crime in the Everglades; Boomerang: Hollywood Holiday; Comics McCormick; Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon: Death on Ice!; Way of a Rogue; Juggernaut; Phantom Bridegroom; Buck 'n' Broncho. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Terrific Comics (1944 Continental) 5

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by George Gregg, Tom Van Buren, L. B. Cole, Ed Wheelan, Nina Albright, George Appel, and Bob Fujitani. An anthology of adventure and suspense comics. Down-and-out ex-boxer Kid Terrific and his sidekick Jimmy are working at an at an alligator farm in Florida, where they stumble on Japanese agents seeking to use the inland waterways as invasion routes. Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon investigate after an ex-millionaire's practical jokes turn deadly. Comics McCormick, "the world's #1 comics fan," daydreams that he is given special powers and a teen sidekick to battle the mad scientist known as The Beard. Bondage cover by legendary artist Alex Schomburg. Kid Terrific: Florida Fiasco; Boomerang: The Duke of Terror Castle; Comics McCormick; Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon: Exit Laughing; Count Boris Strikes Back; Juggernaut; The Reckoner and Chipper: Man Who Talked with a Ghost; Buck 'n' Broncho: Invitation to Invasion. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Terrific Comics (1944 Continental) 6

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Tom Van Buren, Nina Albright, Ed Wheelan, George Appel, Rudy Palais, and Bob Fujitani. An anthology of adventure and suspense comics. Ex-boxer Kid Terrific and orphan Jimmy get jobs with a touring company and find adventure in the Florida Keys. The hero Juggernaut investigates after a ship carrying gold is torpedoed. Comics McCormick, "the world's #1 comics fan," boards a carnival rocket ride and jets into space, where he meets the Buck Rogers-like Inspector Cosmic. Kid Terrific: Cuban Holiday; The 12th Juror; Comics McCormick; Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon: Murderer's Holiday; Nat Greene Mystery: Turn The Wheel; Juggernaut: Death Beneath the Sea!; The Reckoner and Chipper: Treachery Stalks in the Tropics; Buck 'n' Broncho: The Crimes That Came From the Grave. Final issue of the series. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.