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Contact Comics (1944) comic books 1938 or later

  • Issue #0
    Contact Comics (1944) 0
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • Label #1994163003

    Issue 1, although not numbered. Cover art by L. B. Cole. "13th Mission (The Luck of Sgt. Jones)", art by L. B. Cole; True story of J. Jones luck after being thrown out of a B-17. "Episode in the South Pacific," art by Gil Kane (as Katz) and Carmine Infantino; The Golden Eagle was one of the most brilliant pilots in World War I--his picture hangs in many an air force briefing room. "A Day With Lafayette Escadrille," art by Tom Van Buren; This is the story of the first allied pioneer airmen, to Norman Prince of Massachusetts goes the distinction of organizing the American Escadrille #124 later known as the Lafayette Escadrille. "Valda King of the Dead!", art by John Giunta; Colonel Moore is ordered to report to India to deal with a so-called prophet that has been gathering followers by the hundreds in order to force infidel white men from the country. "Warplanes of Our Fighting Allies"; Centerfold pages of drawings of various warplanes from WWII. "Postmen of the Sky," art by Louis Ferstadt; The story of the United States Air Mail. "Fathers of Eagles" text story. "Out of the skies above battle torn Burma," art by Charles Tomsey; Black Venus discovers that the Japanese have built a catapult drome, which allows them to quickly engage American fliers by surprise! "One-Man Air Force," art by Snibbe; Our story opens one day in 1941 when a young naval pilot on carrier duty reported to his commanding officer. "Thunderbolt Pilot" text story. Untitled story, art by George Appel; Thrill to the triumphant Indian war cry "Cherokee-e-e" as the redskin warriors of the air, led by Tommy Tomahawk and his young pal Red Wing strike terror into the hearts of the Japs. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Contact Comics (1944) 2

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  • Issue #3
    Contact Comics (1944) 3

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    Cover art by L. B. Cole. "Bombs Away!" one-page story, art by L. B. Cole. "Zombie Doctor," art by Rudy Palais; Dennis Quinn, the Golden Eagle, encounters the mad scientist Dr. Yammu. "Conquerors of the Seas," art by Louis Ferstadt; An historical account that briefly details important trans-oceanic flights and events in the early part of the twentieth century. "Shalu," art by John Giunta; Flamingo seeks out a murderous cult. "End of a Fighter" text story. Untitled story, art by L. B. Cole; Singled out by the Japanese High Command to be removed from the Pacific Theatre of the war, Black Venus is drawn into a battle with Colonel Yoitoyo, who has decided to commit atrocities upon American POW's in order to get her out in the open. "Flying Box Cars," art by George Appel; The function of the Air Transport Command, and its role in World War II, is described. "Silver Wings"; A history of Johnny Jones and how he is made a combat ready pilot in the U.S. Army air forces. "Keep 'em Flying!" article; An account of American war production. "Revenge A La Cherokee," art by George Appel; Tommy Tomahawk rescues his friend Red Wing from the Axis powers. "South Pacific Thunderbolts," art by Manny Stallman; The story of how Col. Kearby shot down six Japanese planes in one day. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Contact Comics (1944) 4

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    Cover art by L. B. Cole. "Ground Crew," art by L. B. Cole; A tribute to ground crews that support the war effort. "The Story of the Priceless Paintings," art by Rudy Palais; Golden Eagle helps a freedom fighter to smuggle two oil paintings to the French Resistance. "Airborne!"; A story of how Sgt. Schmadel was shot during combat. "The Talisman" text story; First Lt. Johnson's last flight. "Adventure Into Revenge," art by L. B. Cole; Black Venus exacts revenge on the Japanese officer who arranged the death of her fiance. "Corsair!"; Lt. Walsh and a squadron of Corsairs escorts a bomber squadron. "Warhawk" activity, art by L. B. Cole; Instructions for building a P-40 Warhawk plane out of wood. "Camera Men of the Clouds"; The role that cameras and the Photographic Reconnaissance Unit play in the war effort is portrayed. Untitled story, art by George Appel; The Tomahawk Squadron is ordered to wear regulation military uniforms during combat operations. "American Armada"; article on American airplane war production and the possible uses for these planes after the war. "No Ice Today," script and pencils by Carmine Infantino; An historical account of how ice build-up on planes is reduced and/or eliminated. "Forecast of the Future," art by Tom Van Buren; A speculative story on the future of airplanes in society. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Contact Comics (1944) 5

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  • Issue #6
    Contact Comics (1944) 6

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    Cover art by L. B. Cole. Untitled story, art by Rudy Palais; Dennis is listening in to secret Japanese radio messages, all of which are meant to hinder the Allied invasion of the Japanese homeland; So he sends his friend Moki to locate the radio station, which he does, and together with the Golden Eagle, put an end to the station and its crew. Untitled story, art by Harvey Kurtzman; Discovering that Bill has been captured and being tortured for information by the Japanese in a concentration camp, Black Venus vows to locate and save him from further atrocities. "Rehearsal For War," art by Siebel; The role that the Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics has in preparing military personnel for combat readiness is depicted. "P-38 Lightning" one-page story, art by Paul Parker. A Step Nearer to Tokio" [sic]; Article about the victory of the U.S. over Japanese forces at the Battle of the Philippines. "Trucks With Wings," art by Tony DiPreta; The role of the Air Transport Command in the war effort is highlighted. "Hero at Home"; Cmd. McKnight deals with a loose bomb in his airplane. "Parson Paratrooper"; A biography of Rev. Raymond Hall as he joins the military and goes through training. Untitled Triggers story; Trig is sent to France to retrieve valuable information from a secret agent. Untitled story, art by George Appel; The Japanese decide on a daring plan to attack Tommy and his squadron, and capture Tommy in order to prevent their attacks on the Japanese forces trying to keep their shipping lanes open in the Pacific. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Contact Comics (1944) 7

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    Cover art by L. B. Cole. "The Golden Eagle Turned Traitor!", pencils by Rudy Palais; Golden Eagle carries a message to the Filipino underground, but enroute, his plane crashes and he suffers from amnesia. Untitled story; A colonel seeks out the location of a Japanese incursion into India and is followed by Black Venus. "Trouble Shooters of the Skyway," script and art by Robert Sale (as Bob Q. Siege); The role of the First Radio Squadron in assisting the war effort is portrayed. "Avenger," pencils by Paul Parker; Specifications for the Grumman TBF Avenger. "A 26 Invader"; Cadets listen to a lecture about the A-26. "Hellcat," pencils by Paul Parker; Specifications for the Grumman F6F Hellcat. "Trouble Shooters"; The role of Douglas test pilots in readying planes and combat pilots for the war effort is highlighted. "Sniper, G. I. Style"; How snipers, especially in jungle climates, operate. "Eyes of the Army," pencils by Alvin Hollingsworth; The role of observation planes in assisting the war effort is depicted. "A Feather For a Warhawk"; Tommy is shot down and captured because Little Black Bear broke flight formation; Upon learning of the consequences of his disobedience, Little Black Bear then takes it upon himself to search for and rescue Tommy. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Contact Comics (1944) 8

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  • Issue #9
    Contact Comics (1944) 9

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  • Issue #10
    Contact Comics (1944) 10

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  • Issue #11
    Contact Comics (1944) 11
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    • 4" tear in front cover and first two wraps. Heavy cover oxidation.
  • Issue #12
    Contact Comics (1944) 12

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    Cover art by L. B. Cole. "Aerial Adventure," art by Rudy Palais; Johnny is hired by a man to photograph his property from the air. "Moon Express"; How a moon rocket could go to the Moon before 1950. "Rendezvous With Fire"; Diamond is called in to deal with some trouble at an oil refinery in the middle east. "Instrument Approach," art by Paul Parker; How planes can land via instruments. "Ceiling Zero" text story; A snowstorm has grounded planes on the East Coast, but the FBI and a special person have to fly back to Washington DC. "The Take-Off"; A few lessons in what to do on take-off, climbing, turns, stalls, spins, gliding, landing, and building a practice set of controls at home. "The Theory of Flight"; How a plane flies. "Jet Carrier Pigeon"; The kids want to test their new plane model design in the wind tunnel, and a crook steals Mr. Wasson's money. "SZGY3," art by George Appel; The Sky Rangers are hired to figure out the meaning to a man's dying word of "SZGY3." 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.