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It Really Happened (1944) comic books

  • Issue #1
    It Really Happened (1944) 1
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover reattached with tape.

    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Al Camy and Bruce Campbell. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. The life of patriot, inventor, publisher and all-around polymath Ben Franklin; Ernest J. King becomes commander of the US Naval Fleet during WWII; Gautama Buddha seeks enlightenment, and finds a way that millions will follow. Lieutenant Richard Barklie Lakin; Jan Christiaan Smuts; Behind the Enemy Lines; Benjamin Franklin; Triple-Threat Admiral; The Dixie Demons; Gautama Buddha - the Beggar Prince; Bloopie the G.I. Monkey; Kit Carson; Technical Sergeant Charles Vondrachek. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    It Really Happened (1944) 3
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover glued on.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.35) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Cover detached at one staple and loose at the other.

    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Alex Schomburg and others. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. Paleontologist, naturalist and explorer Dr. Roy Chapman Andrews; Theodoric the Great, King of the Ostrogoths, goes from captive to conqueror in the 5th century; War heroes of WWII, Lithuania, and even Switzerland. True Life Stories of the Past and Present; Carlsons Raiders; Andrews of Asia; Maid of the Margiris; Theodoric the Great!; Rescue at Truk; General Antoine Henri Jomini; First Lieutenant Ernest Childers; Cabeza De Vaca. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $250 It Really Happened # 3 CGC 8.0 OW/W (Wise, 1944) Schomburg WW2 cover
  • Issue #4
    It Really Happened (1944) 4
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($11.07) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Double Cover: 1st cover 7.5, interior cover 8.5.
    • Label #1970569002

    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. A biography of David Livingstone possibly written by acclaimed novelist Patricia Highsmith in her early days; True stories of D-Day; Soviet flying ace Alexander Pokryshkin. It Really Happened; D-Day Demons; Dr. David Livingstone; Ace of Aces; Charles Wilkes; For Total Victory; Savage Safari; Albert J. Hoffman; Sir Martin Frobisher. 48 pages, Full Color. NOTE: Says #4 on the cover; indica reads Vol. 2 No. 1. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    It Really Happened (1944) 6
    • 3.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Chas. M. Quinlan and others. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. War correspondent Ernie Pyle risks his life to cover WWII for America; Legendary tale-spinner Aesop's stories speak across generations; Joan of Arc leads the French army to victory and secures her place in history. Headliners in This Issue; Hobby Corner; UNRRA - Man's Inhumanity to Man; Like Father, Like Son!; Inspiring Inventions; Joseph T. O'Callahan; A Foe of Prejudice; Ernie Pyle - Friend of G.I. Joe; Joan Of Arc; Aesop the Slave - Teller of Tales; True Animal Lore: The Spider's Our Friend!; Little Napoleon; Dr. Harry Archer - The Fireman's Doctor. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.