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4Most Vol. 5 (1946) Four Most comic books 1938-1955

  • Issue #1
    4Most Vol. 5 (1946) Four Most 1
    • Water damage.

    Cover by Jim Wilcox. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Ross Davis, Jim Wilcox, Walter Johnson and Harold DeLay. Sometimes listed as 4Most #17. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Dick Cole is his team's best hope for a championship, but an old enemy shows up to gamble on the game and decides to kill instead. Target and the Targeteers battle Japanese spies, in an "untold tale" clearly left over from the recently ended WWII. Edison Bell and Jerry go camping on the beach, and stumble on Redbeard's pirate treasure chest - literally. Edison Bell tells young readers how to convert a room into a pirate's den. Dick Cole; Edison Bell; Pirates Den!; Spots; The Target and the Targeteers: The Mystery of the Missing Searchlight!; Plants; The Cadet; Haunted Isle. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    4Most Vol. 5 (1946) Four Most 2
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover by Nina Albright. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Nina Albright, Jim Wilcox, Mary Leland and B. Gordon Guth. Sometimes listed as 4Most #18. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Laura Bradly, daughter of Coach Bradly, is abducted by a crook who looks just like Dick Cole. The Cadet's pal Dan meets his match in action girl Hilda Potts, in a story (and cover) by early female comics artist Nina Albright. Jerry's attempts at automating their chores with inventions aren't nearly as successful as Edison's, but he does invent the riding lawnmower - sort of. Edison Bell tells young readers how to build a tepee. Also featuring vintage comics ads starring "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop, Volto from Mars and History's Mysteries. Classic good-girl swimsuit cover by Nina Albright. Dick Cole; Edison Bell; How to Make an American Teepee; The Prayer; Oh, Doctor!; The Call; The Cadet; Candid Charlie. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    4Most Vol. 5 (1946) Four Most 3

    Cover by Jim Wilcox. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Harold DeLay, Jim Wilcox, H. Blair, Walter Johnson, Milt Hammer, Harvey K. Fuller and B. Gordon Guth. Sometimes listed as 4Most #19. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Dick Cole and his pal Simba find action while working at a lumber camp for the summer. The Cadet, Kit Carter, gets involved in a crooked golf tournament and battles gangsters. Candid Charlie encounters movie star Nora Beasley, and he and Merkin Gerkin must de-glamorize her. Also featuring vintage comics ads starring "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop, the Fleer Dubble Bubble gang and Bobby Shelby, in a bicycle ad featuring the Ringling Circus and the Flying Wallendas. Dick Cole; Edison Bell; Cartooning for Kids; Top Man; Merkin Gerkin; The Cadet; Candid Charlie. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    4Most Vol. 5 (1946) Four Most 4
    • Paper: Cream to off white

    Cover by Nina Albright. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Harold DeLay, Jim Wilcox, Art Helfant, Walter Johnson, Milt Hammer, Harvey K. Fuller and B. Gordon Guth. Sometimes listed as 4Most #20. Adventures of clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s. Dick Cole and his pal Simba stumble on a crime witness's hideout during a cross-country run. Edison Bell and Jerry try to prove that bullies Brock and Stinky vandalized tractors that their friend Chuck was blamed for. Candid Charlie becomes a football hero after taking pictures that reveal the opposing team's secret plays. Dick Cole; Word Games; Edison Bell; Make Eddie Bells Powerful Toy Big Cat Tractor; An Edison Bell Extra!; Man on the Flying Trapeze; Merkin Gerkin; Candid Charlie; Fraidy-Cat Phil: Hes All Wet; Fraidy-Cat Phil: Y' Cant Eat Your Doughnut and Still Have the Hole; Mans True Colors; The Cadet. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.