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American Air Forces (1944) comic books

  • Issue #1
    American Air Forces (1944) 1
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.96) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 3" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Edited by Raymond Krank, Vincent Sullivan and Creig Flessel. Stories and art by Creig Flessel, Chas. M. Quinlan, Al Plastino, Al Bare, Henry Kiefer and Wood Cowan. Tales of military adventure and aviation, from the era before the Air Force existed as a separate branch of the US Armed Forces. Each issue also featured magazine-style illustrated factual articles as well as comics. A portrayal of the D-Day invasion of Europe in 1944; The little-known role of gliders in the Normandy invasion; General Wingate's commando squad called The Chindits tackles Axis forces in Burma. Also featuring an ad for a glow-in-the dark necktie, "creates a sensation wherever you go." Invasion!; The Blue Ghost; Lensman's Luck; Fliers of the Future; Surprise Party!; Pacific Pick-Up; The Mists of Doom; Battleship; Airborne Assault; Air Lens; Right from the Start!; Dead Man's Ship; One Against the Luftwaffe!; Bridge-Busters; Fire-Ball; Service Station; Death Plays Tag; The Chindits; The Hinges of Hell; Susie; Pistol Packin' Mama. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $300 American Air Forces #1 CGC 4.0 P-40 Over Europe Cover 1944
  • Issue #4
    American Air Forces (1944) 4
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.10) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Tape on spine. Chew on back cover.

    Edited by Raymond Krank, Vincent Sullivan and Creig Flessel. Stories and art by Chas. M. Quinlan, Wood Cowan, Johnny Jewell and Ralph Mayo. Tales of military adventure and aviation, from the era before the Air Force existed as a separate branch of the US Armed Forces. Each issue also featured magazine-style illustrated factual articles as well as comics. Second Lieut. William A. Levinson writes a letter to his brother, revealing the war from a bomber's perspective; An adventure of Pappy Boyington, the legendary commander of the Flying Tigers and Black Sheep Squadron; Ample black-and-white photographs of aviators and planes in action during the war. Hara Kiri; Sulphur Island; The Seven Angels; Short Snorters; Hellcat in a Hotspot; Springboard to China!; Acey-Deucey; South Atlantic Sweep; The Wild Blue Yonder; Pappy Boyington; Death March; George Does It; Target Tokyo!; Blindman's Buffer!; Taps; Air Lens; Grasshoppers!; Bomb Run; Saipan Sunsetters. 48 pages, PB&W/PC. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    American Air Forces (1944) 6
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($8.37) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #3712147009

    (A-1 Comics #54) Cover by Bob Powell. Art by Bob Powell. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #54. Part of A1 Comics, an anthology from Magazine Enterprises with content that varied from month to month. This issue featured aviation adventure from the Korean War. Mike Battles is assigned to retrieve a colonel's daughter from behind enemy lines, and she turns out to be a beautiful intelligence agent; Nonfiction pieces about aircraft carriers and US air defense; A feature on guided missiles includes speculations on future use of remote technology, including space exploration. Captain Jet Powers; The Air Defense of the U.S.A.; Guided Missiles; The Aircraft Carrier; Rocky Beach; Mike Battles. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $27 American Air Forces #6 (1952 Magazine Ent) Fair/Good 1.5 Bob Powell cover & art
  • Issue #9
    American Air Forces (1944) 9
    • 1 1/2" Tear through whole book.

    (A-1 Comics #67) Cover by Bob Powell. Art by Bob Powell. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #69. Part of A1 Comics, an anthology from Magazine Enterprises with content that varied from month to month. This issue featured aviation adventure from the Korean War. Airman Rocky Beach meets a beautiful Soviet aviator who's a better pilot than he is; A nonfiction piece about the role of air ace John Lucian Smith during the Battle of Guadalcanal; Pilot Mike Battles is not happy to transport an all-female band of musicians, and unhappier still when one of them hijacks the plane. Captain Jet Powers; Ace in the Hole; Column in the Sky; Rocky Beach; Mike Battles. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $20 American Air Forces #9 ME Magazine Enterprises 1952 War GD/VG
    $20 THE AMERICAN AIR FORCES COMIC (MAGAZINE ENTERPRISES,1952) #9 GOLDEN AGE ~
  • Issue #11
    American Air Forces (1944) 11
    • Water damage. 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split. 5" Tear in cover.

    Cover by Bob Powell. Art by Bob Powell. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #79. Part of A1 Comics, an anthology from Magazine Enterprises with content that varied from month to month. This issue featured aviation adventure from the Korean War. The story of zeppelin attacks on London during World War I; A nonfiction piece about the history of flight covers the early years of lighter-than-air craft. Also featuring unusual ads for Hitler stamps left over from WWII Europe; Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis hand puppets; and live baby turtles (!). Action-packed Mike Battles cover by Bob Powell departs from the usual planes-in-flight approach. Mike Battles; Man Against the Sky!, Chapter 2; The Terror of the Big Cigars!; Rocky Beach; The Retread; Life Preserver. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    American Air Forces (1944) 12
    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Bob Powell. Art by Bob Powell. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #91. Part of A1 Comics, an anthology from Magazine Enterprises with content that varied from month to month. This issue featured aviation adventure from the Korean War. Rocky Beach undertakes a dangerous mission behind enemy lines in Korea; A nonfiction piece about the history of flight covers the early experiments that led to the first working airplane; A pilot gets caught up in the first war for French Indochina, known in modern times as Vietnam. Mike Battles; Man Against the Sky!, Chapter 3; Jet Powers; Rocky Beach; The Dirty War! Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.