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Pinhead and Foodini (1951 Fawcett) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Pinhead and Foodini (1951 Fawcett) 1
    • Staple rust with migration. 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • .5" Spine split.
    • Cover loose at staples. Staple rust. Water damage.

    Stories and art by R. R. Symes and others. Based on a popular kids' puppet show broadcast on CBS from 1948-51 about a sinister but bumbling magician and his loyal but good-hearted assistant, Pinhead. Foodini's latest invention, the "Futuro-scope" (which looks like an early TV set), is damaged by Pinhead just before the judges of the magic contest arrive. Monkey Doodles the organ-grinder's monkey is such a hit with the kids that he decides to try out for television, but the organ grinder warns him that TV is a harsh mistress. Professor Max and his assistant villain make magical mischief for Foodini, but Foodini's latest invention "Atomic Food" knocks them for a loop. Magic tricks explained by Foodini. Private Piney; The Perils of Pinhead; Rolly Woodhead's Magic Wig; Foodini's Magic Tricks; Monkey Doodles: TV Or Not TV; Foodini's Food For Thought; Pinhead Meets an Old Flame. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Pinhead and Foodini (1951 Fawcett) 2
    • 4 1/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Stories and art by R. R. Symes and Bill Woolfolk. Based on a popular kids' puppet show broadcast on CBS from 1948-51 about a sinister but bumbling magician and his loyal but good-hearted assistant, Pinhead. Foodini's latest scheme results in Pinhead becoming the Wild Boy in a circus. Monkey Doodles the organ-grinder's monkey thinks the organ-grinder's sold him, so he decides to run away. Professor Max and his assistant villain set their sights on Foodini's latest invention, a decision-making machine. Magic tricks explained by Foodini. Pinhead Goes Wild; Rolly Woodhead's Command Performance; Foodini's Magic Tricks; Monkey Doodles: Bicycle Blues; Foodini's Think Tank. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Pinhead and Foodini (1951 Fawcett) 3
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Stories and art by R. R. Symes and Bill Woolfolk. Based on a popular kids' puppet show broadcast on CBS from 1948-51 about a sinister but bumbling magician and his loyal but good-hearted assistant, Pinhead. Foodini invents a Duplicator machine decades before Calvin, and has similar difficulties with the resulting duplicates. Monkey Doodles the organ-grinder's monkey gets invited to a banquet with the mayor, but has difficulty finding a tuxedo because the snooty stores won't custom-fit a monkey. Foodini tries to invent a machine for cooling the house in the summer heat, but Pinhead is no help. Magic tricks explained by Foodini. Too Many Pinheads; Little Miss Fitt; Rolly Woodhead: Talking Dummy; Foodini's Magic Tricks; Monkey Doodles: The Monkey Suit; Private Piney: It Pays to Advertise; Foodini's Summer Hi-Jinks. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Pinhead and Foodini (1951 Fawcett) 4

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    Stories and art by R. R. Symes and Bill Woolfolk. Based on a popular kids' puppet show broadcast on CBS from 1948-51 about a sinister but bumbling magician and his loyal but good-hearted assistant, Pinhead. Foodini invents a giant gold-prospecting robot that immediately runs amuck with Pinhead aboard. Monkey Doodles the organ-grinder's monkey joins the search for a thief and gets captured by the criminal, who forgets to tie up his monkey tail. Foodini inherits a talking camel from his uncle in Egypt, but it turns out to be a smart-mouthed talking camel. Magic tricks explained by Foodini. Foodini's Robot Prospector; Foodini's Talking Camel; Rolly Woodhead: Dummy's Dilemma; Foodini's Magic Tricks; Monkey Doodles: Detective Tail; Pinhead Strikes Back. Final issue of the series. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.