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Comic books March 1937

  • Mar 1937
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Mar 1937
    • Water damage.
  • Mar 13 1937
    Argosy Part 4: Argosy Weekly (1929-1943 William T. Dewart) Mar 13 1937
    • Water damage. Residue.
  • Vol. 19 #1
    Astounding Stories (1931-1938 Clayton/Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 19 #1

    Volume 19, Issue 1 - March 1937. Science Fiction and Adventure stories. This issue features "Life Disinherited" by Eando Binder, and "Dawn of Conquest of Space" by Willey Ley, an authoritative article on rockets. 160 pages, B&W Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #1
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 1
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($86.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Detective Comics #1. Back Cover Only. Incomplete.
    • Label #1027410001

    Cover art by Vincent Sullivan. "The River Patrol," script and pencils by E. C. Stoner, inks by Creig Flessel; Speed investigates the murder of several Chinamen along the wharf area and uncovers a human smuggling operation. "The Rhangwa Pearls," art by Sven Elven; A millionaire that has just bought the fabulously valuable Rhanggwa Pearls receives a letter from someone threatening to steal them. "The Peruvian Mine Murders: Part 1," art by Creig Flessel; Confronted by a series of murders, Bret forages into the Peruvian jungles to ascertain why a hole appears in each victim's throat, but they were not shot! "The Claws of the Red Dragon," script by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, art by Tom Hickey; Venturing into downtown San Francisco, Bruce Nelson finds it odd to see a Chinese restaurant among the buildings, and no one to wait upon him when he enters desiring a meal. "The Gotlotz Jewels," script and art by Bill Patrick; Gus is sent to a rich woman's home to watch over her pearls during a party and nabs a man he sees pocketing them. "The Balinoff Case: Part 1," script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster; Bart is called on to volunteer for a secret spy case, but in doing so, he must forgo his own personal agenda, including his marriage to fiancé Sally. "The Gotrox Pearls," script and art by Russell Cole (as Alger); Jake is called in to solve the theft of some pearls, and promptly discovers that there were no pearls in the first place! "The Bar S Rustlers," script and art by Homer Fleming; Buck is called in to discover the truth behind some rustling charges between two cattle ranchers that have had hard feelings for each other since a land deal went bad. "The Streets of Chinatown," script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster; The daughter of a chain-store magnate wants to hire Slam to guard her valuable poodle, and when he turns it down, Shorty volunteers. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Mar 1937
    Dime Detective Magazine (1931-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp Mar 1937
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
  • Mar 28 1937
    Grit Story Section (c. 1916) Mar 28 1937

    March 28, 1937. The Grit "Story Section" was originally issued weekly as part of the Grit newspaper. Fiction stories by Peter B. Kyne, Caddo Cameron, Leonie Mason, Agnes Louise Provost, Dorothy Banker, Allan F. Herdman, and comic strips Bringing Up Father by George McManus and The Bungle Family by H. J. Tuthill (one page each), plus a page of poems. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 32 pages, black and white text with illustrations.

  • Mar 15 1937
    Life (1936) Mar 15 1937
    Life (1936) Mar 15 1937
    Published Mar 1937 by Clair Maxwell.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story, back cover missing and cover detached.

    March 15, 1937. Classic weekly news/photo magazine. In this issue: steel workers; Eleanor Roosevelt photo album; England's Crown Jewels; and more. 10.5-in. x 13.75-in.; partial color; 78 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 16 #1
    Master Detective (1929) True Crime Magazine Vol. 16 #1
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Water damage.
  • Vol. 8 #4
    Operator #5 (1934-1939 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 8 #4
  • Issue #14
    Popular Comics (1936) 14
    • 1-1/2" spine split from bottom of comic.
  • Issue #94
    Screen Romances Magazine (1929) 94

    Issue 94 - March 1937. Movies covered include "Another Dawn", "Man of Affairs", "Star is Born" and "Bulldog Drummond Escapes". Movie stars in this issue include Errol Flynn, Myrna Loy, Cary Grant and more. Plus columns and articles. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 122 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Star Ranger (1937 Ulten Pub.) 2
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.97) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Front and Back Cover ONLY, still attached at spine.

    Cover by Fred Schwab. Stories and art by Ken Fitch, Norman A. Daniels, Fred Guardineer, W. M. Allison, Dick Ryan, Fred Schwab, James Sanders, Rafael Astarita, Tom Curry, Richard Speed and Creig Flessel. An early Western anthology published by Harry Chesler, one of the first Western-themed U. S. comic books (along with Western Picture Stories). A missing-persons investigation leads a sheriff to an old ghost town and a band of murderous robbers. Historical and educational strips, including comics biographies of The Pony Express, Red Cloud, and Pancho Villa. Short Western strips, sometimes just one to three pages, with titles like Home on the Range and Gopher Moore. How the buffalo coexisted with the Native Americans in the years before white settlements. To a Pinto Pony; The Pony Express; Tenderfoot Joe; Tenderfoot Mary; The Ghosts of Ghost Town; Ace and Deuce; The Old One; Red Cloud; Cowboy Jake; Francisco Villa; Gun Boss; Boss of the Ranch; Wanted for Murder; Sam Hill; Home on the Range; Trouble Shooters; Gopher Moore; Bandit Raid; Pal; Homeless Oscar; Spurs For a Man; Midnight Mob; Pinto Pete; Hurtling Death; Jest the Type; Vanishing Herd; Western Facts; Okie Doke; Jess Phoolin; Bull Moose; The West That Was; Killer McGee; Smoke Range; Hi-Lee Hi-Low; Lonesome Luke. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2 in., 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Western Picture Stories (1937) 2
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($16.95) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Spine of cover split & re-attached with tape. Cover detached. Tape on interior cover & interior.
    • Label #1560388006