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True Animal Picture Stories (1947) comic books

  • Issue #1
    True Animal Picture Stories (1947) 1

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    Stories and art by Alice Dalgliesh and Ernie Schroeder. A spin-off of the long-running True Comics (1941) series, featuring true stories of courageous animals and people. Gunnar Kasson and his dog Balto lead a team of sled dogs to Nome, Alaska with the cure for a diphtheria outbreak. Frank Buck travels the world, capturing animals for zoos with his catchphrase "Bring 'Em Back Alive." A pet shop accidentally releases one hundred monkeys into New York City in 1946. Soldier Dog; Balto of Nome; Fireman's Dog; A Pig That Made History; A Dog Named Bill; Monkey Business on Wall St.; Bear Facts; Jungle Master; Schooner of Cats; Panda Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    True Animal Picture Stories (1947) 2
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Stories and art by Sam Glankoff, Harry Fisk and Ernie Schroeder. A spin-off of the long-running True Comics (1941) series, featuring true stories of courageous animals and people. The famous terrier Greyfriars Bobby keeps vigil at his master's Scots grave; A heroic dog rescues soldiers with a lifesaving message; The little-known story of the U.S. Camel Corps. Greyfriars' Bobby; Chips Makes a Comeback; Man's Messenger; The Cat That Didn't Eat The Canary; Baldy's Great Race; Army Mule: Rosebud of Company E; K-9 Courier; Capturing the Sacred Bird of the Mayas; Buffalo Bulldogger; Friend of Animals; The U.S. Camel Corps. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.