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4Most Vol. 1 (1942) Four Most comic books 1938-1955

  • Issue #1
    4Most Vol. 1 (1942) Four Most 1
    • Tape repair to cover (interior and exterior), staple added (not manufacturing).
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($11.55) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • 1 piece of tape on spine of cover. Pinnacle Hill Collection sticker adhered to front of case.
    • Label #0700761005
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch. TRIMMED. Tape on interior front cover.

    Cover by John Jordan. Stories and art by Bob Davis, Sid Greene, Ray Gill, Harold DeLay, Irving Werstein and John Jordan. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Military academy cadet Dick Cole is accused of treason, but only fellow cadet Reggie knows the truth. Teen inventor Edison Bell and his friends become "junior air raid wardens" on the WWII home front, and foil saboteurs. The Target and the Targeteers are trapped in a medieval castle and forced to fight the evil Purple Knights. Killer Morrison's gang steals a tank and breaks him out of prison. Plus a history of the Virginia Military Institute. Dick Cole; Real Cadets in Action; The Target and the Targeteers; Edison Bell and His Junior Air Raid Wardens; The Cadet (Kit Carter): Death A.W.O.L.! 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    4Most Vol. 1 (1942) Four Most 2
    • Staple rust.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Amateur piece fill, color touch, staples replaced.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.99) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 1/2" spine split through cover and several wraps.

    Cover by Harold DeLay. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Al Fagaly, Harold DeLay, Albert Tyler, Sid Greene and Mickey Spillane. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. The origin story of Dick Cole's sidekick, fellow cadet Simba Karno, involves the villains Master Mongol and Dr. Karno. Teen inventor Edison Bell and his friends learn more about being "junior air raid wardens" for the benefit of young readers during WWII. The text story " Trouble...Come and Get It! " is an early story by hardboiled detective author Mickey Spillane, back when he was writing comics. Edison Bell shows young readers how to make junior air warden equipment. Dick Cole; Edison Bell and His Junior Air Raid Wardens; Troubleā€¦ Come and Get It! (text story); The Target and the Targeteers: Introducing the Tiny Targets; The Cadet (Kit Carter): The Web of Sabotage. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    4Most Vol. 1 (1942) Four Most 3

    Cover by Harold DeLay. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Roy Garn, Al Fagaly, Harold DeLay, Bart Tumey, John Jordan and Mickey Spillane. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Dick Cole and his pal Simba face Nazi spies when they go canoeing in the wild rapids of Alaska. Meanwhile, Edison Bell and Jerry face Nazi spies while on a fishing trip in the woods. The text story "Woodsman's Test" is an early story by hardboiled detective author Mickey Spillane, back when he was writing comics. Dick Cole; Edison Bell; Woodsman's Test; Dan'l Flannel; The Cadet (Kit Carter): American Olympics. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    4Most Vol. 1 (1942) Four Most 4

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    Cover by John Jordan. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Justin Dewey Triem, Roy Garn, John Wilcox, Harold DeLay, John Jordan, and Bart Tumey. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Kit Carter, the Cadet, enters a steeplechase for a visiting retired general. Edison Bell and his pals build communications equipment to use in case of enemy invasion during WWII. Li'l Abner-like Dan'l Flannel uses his strange powers to rid Homespun Center of that monster-like villain, Hardware Hogan. Edison Bell shows young readers how to build heliographs and other communications equipment. The letters page includes advice on creating the complicated Edison Bell inventions in the comic, as some young readers were having difficulties, plus tinfoil was rationed for WWII. Dick Cole; Edison Bell; Death Torch; Dan'l Flannel; The Cadet. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.