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    Auction Item: Big Shot Comics (1940) 77 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Nov 18
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    Auction Item: Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 48 VG- 3.5

    Starts Jan 6
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    Auction Item: Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 125 VG 4.0

    Starts Jan 6

    Cover by Jack Burnley and Charles Paris. Stories by Bill Finger, George Kashdan and unknown. Art by Jack Burnley, Charles Paris, Ray Burnley, John Daly, Lee Harris, Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. Commissioner Gordon asks Batman to investigate when a series of cons are released from prison and suddenly disappear. The Caped Crusader discovers, after going undercover, that a criminal named the Thinker is gathering and using them to manufacture parts for equipment to be used by the underworld in the Batman and Robin tale "The Citadel of Crime!" by Bill Finger, Jack Burnley, Charles Paris and Ray Burnley. Plus: Slam Bradley in "Fireman, Save My Child!" with art by John Daly; Air Wave in "Prosecutor by Proxy!" with art by Lee Harris; and The Boy Commandos in "When Hitler Came Back!" by George Kashdan, Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. Also: 2-page text story "Safety in Numbers" by Patrick Dobbs. And: Tootsie Roll back cover ad "Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Don Winslow of the Navy (1943 Fawcett) 48 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Nov 18
  • Item #49146616
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    Published Apr 1947 by Fawcett.

    Auction Item: Marvel Family (1945) 10 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Jan 6

    Cover pencils by C. C. Beck. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family--Part 1, script by Otto Binder, art by Pete Costanza; Having dropped out of sight for some time, the Sivana Family tries to measure the power of the "Shazam" lightning, but fails; However, Junior discovers the existence of an element named Protium that would provide the power needed to do so. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family--Part 2: The Sinking of Atlantis, script by Otto Binder, art by Jack Binder; Mary travels into the past--to the lost city of Atlantis, seeking out Georgia Sivana. The Spectacular Spectator starring Kanvasback. The Money In the Shoe text story by John C. Adler. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family--Part 3: Captain Marvel Faces Danger In the Deep!, script by Otto Binder, pencils by C. C. Beck, inks by Pete Costanza. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family--Part 4: Atlantis Rises Again, script by Otto Binder, art by Bud Thompson. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family--Part 5: The Marvel Family in The Battle of the Age!, script by Otto Binder, pencils by C. C. Beck, inks by Pete Costanza. Mary Marvel Enterprises dress ad. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49525323
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    Published Sep 1947 by Fawcett.

    Auction Item: Marvel Family (1945) 15 VG 4.0

    Starts Jan 6

    The Triangle of Crime, script by Otto Binder; the Marvel family faces the Triangle. Cleans Up humor half-page starring Lazy Lee. Basil Wentworth's Greatest Performance starring Captain Marvel, Jr., art by Bud Thompson. Prescribed For Laughter humor page starring Whipper-Snappers. Gets the Bird humor page starring Judge Smudge, script and art by Howard Boughner. The Menace At Girls' Town, script and art by Otto Binder; Mary decides to make a visit to Girl's Town, a home run democratically by a team of girls, and discovers that she has to stop the destructive efforts of a woman who wants to become head mistress. The Midget Bandit starring Peewee Pete. Condemned To Die starring Captain Marvel and Sivana, script by Otto Binder, art by C. C. Beck. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49525328
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    Auction Item: Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 77 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Jan 6

    Captain Marvel Jr. stars in "Blue Ribbon Crime," Bulletman stars in "Bulletman Plays It Safe," Nyoka the Jungle Girl stars in "Java Adventure," and Radar the International Policeman stars in "The Border Incident." Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49525906
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    Published Feb 1947 by Quality.

    Auction Item: Modern Comics (1945) 58 VG- 3.5

    • Heavy cover oxidation.
    Starts Nov 25

    Cover pencils by Reed Crandall, inks by Chuck Cuidera. Grin, the Grabber starring Blackhawk, pencils by Crandall, inks by Cuidera. Untitled stories starring Torchy (script and art by Bill Ward), Dogtag (script and art by Bill Tumey), Will Bragg (script and art by Paul Gustavson), Choo Choo (script and art by Gill Fox), and Ezra (script and art by Harry Sahle). 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49707032
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    Published Sep 1947 by Quality.

    Auction Item: Modern Comics (1945) 65 GD 2.0

    • Interior browning/oxidation.
    Starts Jan 6

    Cover art by Reed Crandall. Thunder Bird starring Blackhawk, pencils by Crandall, inks by Chuck Cuidera. Untitled stories starring Torchy (script and art by Bill Ward), Dogtag (script and art by Bart Tumey), Prudence (script and art by Michael Senich), Ezra (script and art by Harry Sahle), Choo Choo (script and art by Gill Fox), and Will Bragg (script and art by Paul Gustavson). 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49269382
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    Published Mar 1947 by Fawcett.

    Auction Item: Whiz Comics (1940) 83 VG- 3.5

    Starts Apr 6
  • Item #50122851
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    Published Mar 1947 by DC.

    Auction Item: World's Finest (1941) 27 PR 0.5

    • INCOMPLETE. Only 46 pages present. Superman and Most of Green Arrow story missing, last two pages of Batman story missing (but replaced with photocopies from a newer collected edition). Full length spine split, front cover detached.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Charles Paris. The Man Who Out-Supered Superman, pencils by John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed), inks by Stan Kaye [as Joe Shuster]; Frustrated by the fact that his girl friend loves and adores Superman, Nelson Swayne vows to "out-super" Superman in five different events, all to be judged by prominent citizens of Metropolis. The Three Dooms starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Staff of Life starring Zatara, script by George Kashdan, art by William F. White. Shadowing My Own Shadow's Shadow! starring Super-Sleuth McFooey, script and art by Jack Farr. The Flatbush Fiddler starring The Boy Commandos, pencils by Curt Swan. Me, Outlaw! starring Batman and Robin, art by Jim Mooney [as Bob Kane]; While on death row awaiting his fate in the electric chair, Wheels Mitchem agrees to write a book about his life story for $3000. 76 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #49525363
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    Auction Item: Wow Comics (1940-48 Fawcett) 54 VG/FN 5.0

    • Oxidation.
    Starts Jan 6

    Edited by Roy Ald. Cover by Jack Binder. Stories by Otto Binder, Jack Binder, Carl Pfeufer, Dick McKay, and Warren Darr. Heroic adventure tales featuring such characters as Mary Marvel, Boy Scout Bob, Mr. Scarlet, Kanvasback, Phantom Eagle, Penny Graves, Richard Richard Private Dick, and Commando Yank. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.