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Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 1

    Stories and art by Ben Solomon, Charles W. Winter, and Ray Houlihan. Kids' comics from Hillman, featuring mischievous puppet Punch and his human friend Judy. Punch dislikes his portrayal in the comics and visits the publisher, but the staff doesn't think that impulsive, quick-tempered Punch would make a good superhero. Dumb Bunny persuades Officer Hippo to wrestle gorilla Basher Bones for a $50 prize. Waddles the duck is pursued by a wind-up duck toy that makes a better duck than he does. Punch and Judy; Fatsy McPig; Captain Codfish; Dumb Bunny and Officer Hippo; Punch and the Dragon; Thorny the Cactus; Little Leo; Waddles the Duck; Little Horse Feather; Starry Eyes. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 2
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    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
  • Issue #3
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 3
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    Stories and art by Ben Solomon and Orestes Calpini. Kids' comics from Hillman, featuring mischievous puppet Punch and his human friend Judy. Punch becomes confused by the costumes at a costume party and convinces Judy to flee from the partygoers. Fatsy McPig takes Mr. Moonbeam's magical car to town and loses control of its special powers. Woodenhead the puppet and Inky the crow must make the King laugh, or their wizard pal will suffer. Also featuring a vintage ad for surplus "toy" gas masks from the WWII Office of Civilian Defense! Punch and Judy; Fatsy McPig; Captain Codfish; Dumb Bunny and Officer Hippo; Punch Hunts a Canary; Tubby the Pig; Wooden-Head the Puppet; Zulu and Tanker; Slow-Poke the Turtle; Little Horse Feather; Starry Eyes. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 4
    • Staple rust.
    • 3.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 4 1/2" cumulative spine split (taped).

    Cover by Orestes Calpini. Stories and art by Ben Solomon, Charles W. Winter and Orestes Calpini. Kids' comics from Hillman, featuring mischievous puppet Punch and his human friend Judy. Punch falls through a mirror and meets his even more mischievous duplicate. Fatsy McPig runs away to the woods and gets captured by the Forest Grouch, who turns hapless animals into trees. Dumb Bunny and Officer Hippo try to catch a runaway train that literally runs away, by following its trail of coal. Punch and Judy; Fatsy McPig; Captain Codfish; Dumb Bunny and Officer Hippo; Punch's Funny House; Tatters; Little Horse Feather; Starry Eyes. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 5

    Cover by Orestes Calpini. Stories and art by Orestes Calpini and others. Kids' comics from Hillman, featuring mischievous puppet Punch and his human friend Judy. Punch is captured and enslaved by monkeys who wear human clothing, years before Planet of the Apes. Banjo the Elephant tries to tell a sign painter how to do his job, with predictable results. Tanker the Sailor is trapped on a giant clock, and the movement of the hands could send him to his doom. Punch and Judy; Fatsy McPig; Dumb Bunny and Officer Hippo; Punch the Painter; Banjo the Elephant; Billy Boy and Fancy Horse; Zulu and Tanker the Sailor; Little Horse Feather; Starry Eyes. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 6
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Orestes Calpini. Stories and art by Orestes Calpini and Bill Hudson. Kids' comics from Hillman, featuring mischievous puppet Punch and his human friend Judy. Punch and Judy must operate a lighthouse when Cap'n Hiram and Uncle Tony are stranded at sea. Pixies grant Fatsy McPig his wish to be the smartest and fastest in his class. Billy Boy and Fancy, his magical carousel horse, visit the elves who paint rainbows and get captured by shooting stars. Punch and Judy; Fatsy McPig; Earl the Rich Rabbit; Punch's Mix-Up; Banjo the Elephant; Billy Boy and Fancy Horse; Tubby and Horseradish; Little Horse Feather; Starry Eyes. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 7

    Stories and art by Orestes Calpini, Ray Houlihan and Art Helfant. Kids' comics from Hillman, featuring mischievous puppet Punch and his human friend Judy. Punch is enlisted to perform in a puppet show, even though he insists he's not a puppet. After Fatsy McPig lies about the size of the fish he caught, fish catch him and give him a taste of his own medicine. Wooden-Head and Inky the Crow fall into the dwarves' kingdom, and try to cheer them up. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Glow in the Dark Necktie ("Girls Can't Resist!"). Punch and Judy; Fatsy McPig; Earl the Rich Rabbit; Punch The Fireman; Banjo the Elephant; Wooden-Head the Puppet; Henry the 8th; Georgie and Gran'pa; Little Horse Feathers; Starry Eyes. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 8

    Stories and art by Orestes Calpini and Ray Houlihan. Kids' comics from Hillman, featuring mischievous puppet Punch and his human friend Judy. Horsefeather and his friend hide in a cargo plane to escape a storm, and end up in New York City. Billy Boy befriends magical merry-go-round horse Fancy, and sets out to find him after the carnival moves to another town. McSnargle, jealous neighbor of Earl the Rich Rabbit, drinks Earl's super-carrot juice and learns your eyesight can sometimes be too good. Punch and Judy; Fatsy McPig; Earl the Rich Rabbit; Punch's Magic Show; Billy Boy and Fancy Horse; Little Leo; Bucky the Mule; Dippy; Little Horse Feathers. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 9

    Cover by Orestes Calpini. Stories and art by Orestes Calpini, Art Helfant, Burt Frohman, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Kids' comics from Hillman, featuring mischievous puppet Punch and his human friend Judy. Punch the puppet swipes a fancy-dress suit and some cash from Uncle Tony, and crashes Mrs. Van Blimp's high-society party. Bucky the Mule gets three wishes from a genie, but as usual he pushes his luck a little too far. A rare funny animal strip - Simon and Kirby's first funny-animal work ever - Rover The Rascal, produced at roughly the same time as their crime comics. Punch and Judy; Fatsy McPig; Earl the Rich Rabbit; Punch in the Old House; Billy Boy and Fancy Horse; Alfie and Ralphie; Bucky the Mule; Dippy; Little Horse Feather; Rover The Rascal. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 10

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    Stories and art by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Kids' comics from Hillman, featuring mischievous puppet Punch and his human friend Judy. Professor Microbe J. Butterbrain brings a talking alligator to New York, then has to figure out how to feed it, in a rare funny animal strip from Simon and Kirby (featuring an appearance by Hillman editor Ed Cronin). Punch and Judy; Fatsy McPig; Earl the Rich Rabbit; Billy Boy and Fancy Horse; Bucky the Mule; Dippy; Little Horse Feather; Lockjaw the Alligator. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 11

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    Cover by Orestes Calpini. Stories and art by Orestes Calpini, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Kids' comics from Hillman, featuring mischievous puppet Punch and his human friend Judy. Punch reads a book of pirate stories and convinces Wally to help him look for buried treasure. Lockjaw the Alligator becomes caught up in a toothpaste company's search for a model, in a rare funny animal strip from Simon and Kirby. McSnargle, jealous neighbor of Earl the Rich Rabbit, steals one of Earl's sun power lamps, also featuring artwork by Simon and Kirby. Punch and Judy; Lockjaw the Alligator; Earl the Rich Rabbit; Fatsy McPig; Punch in Business; Tatters; Bucky the Mule. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 12

    Stories and art by Orestes Calpini, Tony DiPreta, Art Helfant, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Kids' comics from Hillman, featuring mischievous puppet Punch and his human friend Judy. Teen comedy from Simon and Kirby, featuring fun good-girl art by Kirby, as manager Toby must find a singer for Jill's all-girl band. In a bizarre tale, crooks steal circus animals and put them in a machine that rearranges their various parts to create strange hybrids. Lockjaw the Alligator convinces the Professor to carry an increasingly ridiculous load of camp gear - including Lockjaw and their mule - as they hike up Mt. Popacatapeta, featuring artwork by Simon and Kirby. Punch and Judy; Lockjaw the Alligator; Earl the Rich Rabbit; Fatsy McPig; Punch in the Saddle; Tatters; Bucky the Mule, Henry the 8th, Toby and His Band. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.