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Cocomalt Big Book of Comics (1938) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Cocomalt Big Book of Comics (1938) 1
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($14.67) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Tan to Cream
    • Tape on interior cover. Gerber 8. (tan pages)
    • Label #0303140001
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1482219019
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Jack Cole, Charles Biro, Bob Wood, Fred Schwab, Fred Guardineer, Rafael Astarita, Frank Frollo, Maurice Gutwirth, Jack Romer, Richard Dean, George Nagle, Ken Fitch, Joe Penner, Hal Raynor, Will Harr, Claire Moe, Dick Ryan, and Bob McCay (credited as Winsor McCay, Jr.). An early comics anthology published by Harry Chesler, as a giveaway for Cocomalt, a powdered-drink company. Cocomalt sponsored a popular radio show featuring comedian Joe Penner, who appears here in short comic strips. Early stories and art by comics legends Jack Cole (creator of Plastic Man) and Will Eisner. featuring radio comedian Joe Penner. A rare Little Nemo in Slumberland strip drawn by Bob McCay, son of original Nemo artist Winsor McCay (credited here as Winsor McCay, Jr.), plus a one-page strip featuring Little Nemo's Impy. Also featuring early stories by Charles Biro and Bob Wood, later the minds behind the notorious Crime Does Not Pay comic. Cover is also by Biro. Little Nemo in Slumberland; Insurance Ike; Officer Skelly; Tommy the Bear Scout; Cowboy Joe Penner; Put On Your Own Radio Show; When the Berry Blossoms; Boodini the Great; The Wild Cat; Lucky Coyne; Impy; Myrth-Parade; Spots; Sky Menace; Senior Symphony; Brain Teasers; Bib and Tucker; Round Table Adventures; Dan Hastings; Adventures In Goobyland; King Kole's Kourt; Animal Crackers; Laughing At Life; Don't Look Now; Nothing But the Truth; Tell Me? Mr. Wise Guy. 48 pages, Full Color.