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Comic books January 1942

  • Vol. 17 #2
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 17 #2

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  • Vol. 6 #3
    10-Story Detective Magaizine (1938-1949 Ace Magazines) Pulp Vol. 6 #3

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  • Vol. 5 #4
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  • Vol. 7 #3
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 7 #3

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  • Issue #1
    4Most Vol. 1 (1942) Four Most 1
    • Tape repair to cover (interior and exterior), staple added (not manufacturing).
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    • 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
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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.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    5-Detective Mysteries (1942-1943 Dell Publishing) Pulp Vol. 1 #2

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  • Issue #58
    Ace Comics (1937) 58

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    Cover art by Joe Musial. The Phantom strips, script by Lee Falk, art by Ray Moore. Just Kids strips by A.D. Carter. Jungle Jim strips, art by Alex Raymond. Collecting Stamps article by Eugene Pollack. Katzenjammer Kids strips, art by H.H. Knerr. Tim Tyler's Luck strips, art by Lyman Young. Pete the Tramp strips by Clarence D. Russell. Barney Google strips, art by Billy DeBeck. Blondie strips, art by Chic Young. Prince Valiant strips, art by Hal Foster. Tillie the Toiler strips, art by Russ Westover. Curley Harper at Lakespur strips, art by Lyman Young. Teddy and Sitting Bull strips, art by Joe Musial. The Battle of the Atlantic text story, art by E. Franklin Wittmack. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #4
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 4 #4

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  • Issue #44
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 44
    Published Jan 1942 by DC.

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    Superman, Vigilante in "Galloping Gold" (art by Mort Meskin as "Mort Morton Jr."), Three Aces, Mr. America and Fat Man (whose identity is revealed to Mr. America; art by Bernard Baily), Congo Bill, and Zatara. Half-page ads for Superman # 14 and World's Finest # 4. Full-page ad for Supermen of America fan club. Quarter-page ad for Sensation Comics # 1 (Wonder Woman). Full-page combination ad featuring Green Lantern # 1, All Star Comics # 8, Batman # 8, All-Flash Quarterly # 3, and Mutt & Jeff # 4. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1942
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Jan 1942
    • 3" spine split from top.
  • Issue #70
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 70

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    Cover art by Jack Burnley. Adventure of the Ring of Hijackers, script by Gardner F. Fox, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Jack Burnley and Ray Burnley; The Astral Avenger takes on Baron X, who attempts to hijacks trains, trucks and ships loaded with munitions heading for Great Britain. The Pirate Submarines starring The Shining Knight, art by Creig Flessel. The Magic Carpet starring The Hourman, art by Bernard Baily. Treasure of the Galleon starring Steve Conrad, Adventurer, script and art by Jack Lehti. The Body on the Doorstep starring Paul Kirk, Manhunter, script and art by Ed Moore. The Adventure of the Murderous Bookshop starring The Sandman, script by Mort Weisinger, pencils by Paul Norris, inks by Chad Grothkopf. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 17 #4
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  • Issue #34
    All American Comics (1939) 34

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    Cover art by Irwin Hasen. The Building Racket, script by Bill Finger, art by Irwin Hasen (signed as Martin Nodell); An investigation by the Green Lantern into the faulty construction of buildings by the Blake Construction Company reveals that the company is just a dummy corporation designed to protect the real one: the Livingston Company, supposedly above reproach. Twink's Secret, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. The Defense Bond Manipulators, script by Bill O'Connor, pencils by Ben Flinton, inks by Leonard Sansone; The Atom discovers that men who sold Al Pratt phony defense bonds and who had kidnapped Mary Jane are actually foreign spies. Hunt for the Red Tornado's Identity, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Terror of the Man-Made Meteors starring Red, White and Blue, art by Harry Lampert. Sargon's Challenge starring Sargon the Sorcerer, script by John B. Wentworth, art by Howard Purcell. Dr. Kwack starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by Charles Reizenstein, art by Stan Aschmeier. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith (as Bud Fisher). 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #5
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  • Issue #4
    All Winners Comics (1941) 4

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    Cover art by Al Avison. The Terror of the Slimy Japs!, script and art by Carl Burgos; the Human Torch and Toro, now that war against Japan has been declared, must face the murder, crime and sabotage that Moppino, the high priest of the rising sun temple, wishes to perpetrate against the city of New York. Illustrated ad, encouraging readers to join Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty. The Sorceror's Sinister Secret!; Steve and Bucky are allowed to go and see a magician's act, but when Mysto uses the Colonel of the post in his act, and they BOTH disappear, Captain America and Bucky head to "Sorcerer's Hollow" to track them down. Crime On the Rampage starring The Whizzer, art by Howard James [signed as Howard Johns]. Miser's Gold! text story. Sub-Mariner Combats the Sinister Horde! starring The Sub-Mariner, art by Bill Everett. Ad for Joker Comics #2, art by Basil Wolverton and Lee King. Death To the Nazi Scourge! starring The Destroyer. Ad for Young Allies Comics #3. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Amazing Man Comics (1939) 26

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  • Vol. 16 #1
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 16 #1
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split.

    January 1942. Cover by Malcolm Smith. Special Giant Size Issue. Stories by Alfred Bester, Robert Moore Williams, Frank Patton, Donald Bern, Harry Bates, Festus Pragnell, P.F. Costello, Duncan Farnsworth, and William P. McGivern. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay, Robert Fuqua, Magarian, Rod Ruth, Jay Jackson, and Joe Sewell. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 244 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #217
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  • Jan 1942
    American Photography Magazine (1907 American Photographic Publishing Co.) Jan 1942

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    Vol. 36 #1 - Jan. 1942. Technical articles for the photography enthusiast. 8.5" x 11", 64 pages, black and white. Cover price $0.25.

  • Jan 10 1942
    Argosy Part 4: Argosy Weekly (1929-1943 William T. Dewart) Jan 10 1942

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  • Jan 24 1942
    Argosy Part 4: Argosy Weekly (1929-1943 William T. Dewart) Jan 24 1942

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  • Vol. 1 #11
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  • Vol. 28 #5
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 28 #5

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    January, 1942. Volume 28, Issue 5. Cover by Hubert Rogers. Bedsheet format, 8.5-in. x 11.5-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 4 #2
    Avenger (1939-1942 Street & Smith) The Avenger Pulp Vol. 4 #2

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    Contains the stories "The Green Killer" by Kenneth Robeson, "Searchlights on the River" by Gary Barton, and "Death Has Two Hands" by Robert C. Blackmon. 114 pgs., 9"x6.5" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Batman (1940) 9
    Published Jan 1942 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Fred Ray, inks by Jerry Robinson. "The Four Fates!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); When four fugitives steal a large ruby from the turban of Jaffeer, he casts a terrible curse of four fates upon each of the crooks. The Caped Crusaders attempt to capture each of the four. "The White Whale!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); As a stockholder in the Seven Seas Insurance Company, a firm that has had to pay out huge payoffs for ships sunk by a large white whale, Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson decide to investigate the activities of one Captain Burly, who agrees to hunt down and destroy the whale. "The Case of the Lucky Law-Breakers!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman and Robin find it that it isn't mere coincidence that the winners of several assorted money contests just happen to be ex-cons, and that the Joker is somehow involved. Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "Christmas," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); While delivering presents to an orphanage at Christmas, Bruce learns that one of its resident's father is in jail, insisting that he had been framed. Batman and Robin decide to investigate to check out his claim. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #180
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    Published 1942 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #181
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    Published 1942 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #182
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    Published 1942 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #183
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    Published 1942 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #184
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    Published 1942 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #21
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 21
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split. 1/2" Cumulative Lateral spine split. Glue at staples on interior. Brittleness.
  • Vol. 1 #1
    Bill Wayne's Western Magazine (1942 Adam Publishing Co.) Pulp Vol. 1 #1

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  • Issue #1942
    Black Book Detective (bound volumes) 1942
    • Interior pulp covers are in very fine to near mint condition.

    Jan-Nov 1942. This Black Book Detective bound volume collects six complete issues (V14-2, V14-3, V15-1, V15-2, V15-3, & 16-1) of the long-running pulp magazine. Due to the binding process, the interior magazines were trimmed, and the top layer of the spines were removed. The grade provided is for the overall condition. For further information on condition, please see our grading notes. Hardbound, 6.75" x 9.75".

  • Vol. 14 #2
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 14 #2

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    The Black Bat in "The Eyes of the Blind" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "Help From a Corpse" by Donald Bayne Hobart; and "Let Me Guess" by Thomas Lamar. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 112 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1942
    Black Mask (1920-1951 Pro-Distributors/Popular) Black Mask Detective Pulp Jan 1942

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  • Issue #8
    Blue Bolt Vol. 02 (1941) 8

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    Edited by David Adams. Cover by Bob Davis. Stories by Bob Davis, Alan Mandel, John Jordan, Jack A. Warren, Irv Werstein, Henry Kiefer, Ray Gill, Harold DeLay, Bill O'Connor, Ben Flinton, Leonard Sansone, and John Daly. Blue Bolt the American story in which Army planes crash into jagged rocks. Sergeant Spook battles The Thumb (Capt. Neill). Edison Bell dives for black pearls off a South Sea island. The Phantom Crew solves the mystery of the Black Cloud. 68 pages, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1942
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Jan 1942

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  • Issue #20
    Blue Ribbon Comics (1939 MLJ) 20

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    Cover art by Lin Streeter. Rescue On Devil's Island starring Captain Flag, script by Joe Blair, art by Lin Streeter (signed as Lin); Captain Flag & his pet eagle Tang head for Devil's Island to rescue a young newspaperman he had encouraged to go there to dig up a story on the Nazis responsible for torturing people there. The Sinister Senator Snazzle starring the dog Rang-A-Tang, script by Joe Blair, art by Ed Smalle. Department Store Death starring Fox, script by Joe Blair, art by Bob Montana. Courier Mission To Russia starring Corporal Collins, script by Harry Shorten, art by Carl Hubbell. The Cannibals' Dinner Dance starring Ty-Gor, script by Joe Blair, art by Bob Montana. The Future Bubble--Tales From the Witch's Cauldron, art by J. S. Phillips. Attack On Gibraltar starring Loop Logan, script by Joe Blair. The Coming of the Gargoyle starring Mr. Justice, script by Joe Blair, art by Sam Cooper. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 53 #5
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  • Vol. 24 #1
    Britannia and Eve (1928-1957 British National Newspapers) Vol. 24 #1

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  • Issue #3
    Bulletman (1941) 3
    Published Jan 1942 by Fawcett.

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    Stories by Otto Binder, Ed Dobrotka, Bill Ward, Charles Sultan, and Manly Wade Wellman (as Juan Lopez). Cover by Mac Raboy and Bob Rogers. An airliner traveling near a castle in the mountains on a clear day is suddenly struck by lightning and many passengers are killed, including Susan's distant cousin. Fate hits Private Ward hard when he attempts to ask the Colonel for a promotion. The strange death of a prominent banker leads the Bullet duo into an investigation that brings them face to face with a killer hunchback! An ad in the newspaper for a rather dangerous and mysterious voyage to Mystery Island, from which no one has ever returned alive, perks the interest of the Police as well as Susan and Jim. Ad for Captain Marvel Picture Puzzle, art by C. C. Beck. Ad for America's Greatest Comics #1, art by Mac Raboy. Ad for Gene Autry Comics #1. 68 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 10

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. "Spy Ambush," script by Joe Simon and Kirby, pencils by Kirby, inks by Simon; Cap and Bucky face the unparaled fury of a female Nazi agent, bent on capturing America's only model of the new rapid fire grenade gun for Hitler. "Hotel of Horror," script by Joe Simon and Kirby, pencils by Kirby, inks by Simon; An avowed 5th Columnist uses a city celebration to lure Cap and Bucky to it, so that he can convince the good Captain to join his organization... or die! Untitled Headline Hunter story, script by Stan Lee; A Nazi agent, posing as a newspaper reporter, to prevent Headline from getting an exclusive story from a man who had just visited Moscow. "All in a Day's Work" text story by Lee. "The Phantom Hound of Cardiff Moor," script by Joe Simon and Kirby, pencils by Kirby, inks by Simon; Cap solves the mystery of Cardiff Manor and a "ghost" dog, used by the only living relative of the family that once owned the manor. Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News. Untitled Hurricane, Master of Speed story, art by Charles Nicholas; An unscrupulous construction company owner seeks to put his competition out of business, but not legitimately! Marvel Mystery Comics ad, art by Lee King. The Unbeatable Three! ad. "Beware the Man Who Could Forecast Doom starring Father Time," script by Lee; Father Time, puzzled by the fact that many noted people are being murdered with a clock at the scene mysteriously stopping at the exact moment of death, seeks to solve the mystery against a strange Yogi who predicted those deaths. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 6
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    • INCOMPLETE. First page, half of 2nd and 3rd page missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover pencils by C.C. Beck. Stories by Al Liederman and unknown. Art by Pete Costanza, C.C. Beck, Al Liederman and unknown. Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) stars in: "The City Under the City" with art by Pete Costanza; "The Cardiff Giant"; "The Skyscraper Phantom" with art by C.C. Beck; and "Unsoo the Unseen"! Also in this issue: Captain Kid in an untitled tale by Al Liederman. Plus: 2-page text story "Death's Baby Hands" by Joseph Millard. 64 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
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    January 1942. Cover by "Ponce De Leon". Magazine made by cartoonist, for cartoonist, featuring articles on how Artists work, tips for beginners, and articles on effectively writing gags. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #6
    Catman Comics (1941) 6

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    Cover by Charles Quinlan. Stories and art by Charles Quinlan, Ray Willner, Edward Lipowski, Harry Stephens and Al Ulmer. Sometimes listed as Cat-Man Comics Vol. 1 #11. The adventures of Cat-Man and other early superheroes from the Golden Age of comics. Cat-Man and the Kitten investigate a plot to poison the water supply with arsenic. The Deacon tracks the source of a suicide plague to a mystery villain in a yellow curtain mask. Lance Rand tracks Norvo, the world's greatest mass hypnotist, after he escapes from an insane asylum. Cat-Man and Kitten: Case of the Invisible Death; Lance Rand: Norvo Escapes; The Deacon: The Case of the Suicide Master; Rag-Man: The Man Who Could Not Die; Devil-Dogs in China; The 6th Column; Pied Piper: The Curse of Damballa; Hurricane Harrigan: The Caravan of Carnage; The Hood: Mission to France. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 45 #5
    Clues Detective Stories (1926-1943 Clayton Magazines) Pulp Vol. 45 #5

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  • Vol. 4 #1
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  • Vol. 3 #5
    Complete Sports (1937-1955 Western Magazines) Pulp Vol. 3 #5

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  • Vol. 1 #2
    Cowboy Movie Thrillers (1941-1942 Red Star) Pulp Vol. 1 #2

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  • Issue #20
    Crack Comics (1940) 20

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    Mysto the Hindu starring The Black Condor, art by Lou Fine; Jaspar Crow hires a psychic fraud called Mysto to steal the Hope Diamond. Untitled Spitfire story, art by Al McWilliams. The Gelton Gang starring The Clock, script and art by George E. Brenner. The Bugs starring Tor the Magic Master, art by Fred Guardineer. Untitled Jane Arden story, script by Monte Barrett, art by Russell Ross. Untitled Don Q story, art by Vernon Henkel. Slap Happy Pappy humor page by Jack Cole (as Ralph Johns). Vs. The Black Shark starring Red Torpedo, art by Drew Allen. Rube Goldberg strips. The Candlewood Inheritance starring Alias The Spider, art by Paul Gustavson. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.