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Comic books April 1942

  • Vol. 1 #3
    10 Story Mystery Magazine (1941-1943 Popular) Pulp Vol. 1 #3

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  • Vol. 18 #1
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 18 #1

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  • Issue #61
    Ace Comics (1937) 61

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    Cover art by Joe Musial. 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. Collectin' Stamps article by Eugene Pollack. Katzenjammer Kids strips, art by H.H. Knerr. Tim Tyler's Luck strips, art by Lyman Young. Dive Bomber text story by R.G. Montgomery. 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. Teddy and Sitting Bull strips, art by Joe Musial. Tillie the Toiler strips, art by Russ Westover. Curley Harper at Lakespur strips, art by Lyman Young. They'll Do It Every Time strips, art by Jimmy Hatlo. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #3
    Ace G-Man Stories (1936-1943 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 9 #3

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  • Vol. 13 #4
    Ace Sports (1936-1949 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 13 #4

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  • Issue #47
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 47
    Published Apr 1942 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor side edge crack and scratching to front on slab.
    • Label #0916811002

    1st Lex Luthor cover in comics - Cover art by Fred Ray. Powerstone starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Sikela; story continued in part in Superman #17. Vigilante story, script by Mort Weisinger, pencils by Mort Meskin. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Skeletons in Armor starring Mr. America, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. Congo Bill story, art by Fred Ray. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 16 #9
    Action Stories (1921-1950 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 16 #9

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  • Apr 1942
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Apr 1942

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  • Issue #73
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 73
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing first wrap and centerfold. Missing staples, pages are loose (not manufacturing).

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. The Case of the Murders in Outer Space, script by Gardner F. Fox, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Jack Burnley and Ray Burnley [backgrounds]; When Hetty Taylor died during the Gold Rush in California, his will specifically excluded any relative who lived or died in the state; now the Starman must figure out the causes for the mysterious deaths of some of those relatives. The Secret of the Buzzard's Revenge starring the Manhunter, script and art by Jack Kirby. Adventure in the Past starring Steve Conrad, Adventurer, script and art by Jack Lehti. The Golden Quest starring The Shining Knight, script by Henry Lynne Perkins, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Criminal Quiz starring The Hourman and Minute Man Martin, art by Bernard Baily. Bells of Madness starring The Sandman, script and pencils by Jack Kirby. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 18 #1
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  • Issue #37
    All American Comics (1939) 37

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    Cover art by Martin Nodell (Green Lantern figure) and Irwin Hasen. The Sinister Plot of Professor Caspar starring Green Lantern, script by Bill Finger, art by Martin Nodell; A vicious scientist kills to obtain a gun that shoots sound, and then kidnaps world famous scientists in order to gain their inventions. The Phony Doctor starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. The Car Racket, script by Bill O'Connor, pencils by Ben Flinton, inks by Leonard Sansone; Al takes a car out for a near-fatal test drive, forcing the Atom to round up the crooked car dealers and get them to confess to selling dangerous vehicles. Uncle Herman – Detective starring Scribbly and the Red Tornado, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. The Parrot Puzzle starring Red, White and Blue, art by Harry Lampert. The Bomber starring Sargon the Sorcerer, script by John B. Wentworth, art by Howard Purcell. The Truth of Dr. Mid-Nite's Identity 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.

  • Issue #10
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 10

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    The Justice Society of America travels 500 years into the future in "The Case of the Bomb Defense Formula." Plot by Gardner Fox and Sheldon Mayer, script by Fox. Art by Everett E. Hibbard plus individual chapters featuring Hawkman (art by Sheldon Moldoff), the Sandman (art by Cliff Young), the Atom (art by Ben Flinton), Starman (art by Jack Burnley), Doctor Fate (art by Howard Sherman), Dr. Mid-nite (art by Stan Aschmeier), the Spectre (art by Bernard Baily), and Johnny Thunder (art by Aschmeier). Flash and Green Lantern cameos. New Sandman costume. Two-page Hop Harrigan text story, "The Ghost Plane." Hibbard cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #2
    All Star Love Magazine (1941-1942 Frank A. Munsey) Pulp Vol. 2 #2

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  • Vol. 2 #2
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  • Vol. 16 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 16 #4
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    April 1942. Cover by Robert Fuqua. Science fiction stories by Edgar Rice Burroughs ("Tiger Girl"), Eando Binder, Miles Shelton, Nelson S. Bond, Don Wilcox, Festus Pragnell, and Edmond Hamilton. Illustrations by Robert Fuqua, J. Allen St. John, Rod Ruth, Malcolm Smith, and Joe Sewell. Back cover by Frank R. Paul. 7" x10"; black and white; 274 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 24 #2
    American Eagle (1941-1943 Standard) Pulp Vol. 24 #2

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  • Issue #220
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  • Apr 1 1942
    Argosy Part 4: Argosy Weekly (1929-1943 William T. Dewart) Apr 1 1942

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  • Apr 15 1942
    Argosy Part 4: Argosy Weekly (1929-1943 William T. Dewart) Apr 15 1942

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  • Vol. 29 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 29 #2

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    April, 1942. Volume 29, Issue 2. Cover by Hubert Rogers. Bedsheet format, 8.5-in. x 11.5-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    Batman (1940) 10
    Tags: Batman
    Published Apr 1942 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0915604006

    Cover pencils by Fred Ray, inks by Jerry Robinson. "The Isle That Time Forgot!", script by Joseph Greene, pencils by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); For his birthday, Dick received his own version of the Batplane, and while aloft, he and Batman run into a storm, which forces them to make an emergency landing on an island inhabited by prehistoric men and creatures. 2-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. "Report Card Blues!", script by Joseph Greene, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Fearing that he will get a bad report at school, little Tommy runs away from home and smack dab into trouble, until the Batman rescues him and Tommy sees the light and decides to go home. "The Princess of Plunder!", script by Jack Schiff, pencils by Fred Ray (layouts), Jerry Robinson (finished pencils, as Bob Kane), inks by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane) and George Roussos (backgrounds); Guests to a high society function don't know that their host is actually the Cat-Woman, who sends her guests out on a scavenger hunt at the same time that she sends her gang members out on one; Batman intervenes to stop that hunt before it's too late. "The Way Home" text story by Norman Goss. "The Sheriff of Ghost Town!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (signed) and Jerry Robinson, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); The prospect of hidden gold brings a gang of criminals to the newly resurrected ghost town now called Sunshine City, but the pleas of a young boy brings Batman and Robin to town to clean house..... as the newly elected Sheriff! 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #2
    Battle Birds (1940-1944 Fictioneers, Inc.) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 4 #2

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  • Issue #193
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    Published 1942 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #194
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    Published 1942 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #195
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    Published 1942 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #196
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    Published 1942 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 1 #3
    Big Book Detective Magazine (1941-1943 Fictioneers) Big-Book Detective Pulp Vol. 1 #3

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  • Issue #23
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 23

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

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  • Issue #11
    Blue Bolt Vol. 02 (1941) 11

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    Edited by David Adams. Cover by Harold DeLay. Stories by Bob Davis, Kermit Jaedecker, John Jordan, Ray Gill, Harold DeLay, Ray Gill, Bill O'Connor, Ben Flinton, Leonard Sansone, Andrew McWhiney, John Daly, Henry Kiefer, Jack A. Warren, and Alan Mandel. Dick Cole, a cadet at Farr Military School, receives a locked green box in the mail. Sgt. Spook deals with curio thieves. Phantom Sub encounters the sinking of American ships by Axis raiders. Sub-Zero battles the Knights of the Blue Flame. The White Rider Returns! featuring White Rider and Super Horse. Blue Bolt and Lois get called to Ironville. 68 pages, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Vol. 5 #3
    Blue Ribbon Western (1937-1950 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 5 #3

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  • Issue #3
    Boy Comics (1942) 3

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    Stories and art by George Mandel, Dick Wood, Edd Ashe, Dick Briefer, Carl Hubbell and Charles Biro. An anthology title from publisher Lev Gleason and his primary creator, Charles Biro, featuring teen hero Crimebuster and his nemesis Iron Jaw. Military cadet Chuck Chandler, outraged at the murder of his parents by Nazi agent Iron Jaw, dons a cape and hockey uniform to become the hero Crimebuster. Wealthy archery expert Billy Lackington battles modern-day crime as Young Robin Hood, much like another green, arrow-themed hero. The God Mars decides the Nazis are too evil even for him, and sends his son to Earth as the superhero Bombshell. Crimebuster; Young Robinhood: Shadows in the Night; Welcome Crimebuster!; Case of Michael "Red" MacGonigle; Swoop Storm; Yankee Longago: The Boy of To-Day in the Land of Yesteryear; Daredevil Meets the Monster of Martinique; Pepper Casey; Boy Comics Hero of the Month; Bombshell: Son of War. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 24 #4
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  • Issue #3
    Camp Comics (1942) 3

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  • Issue #4
    Captain Aero Comics Vol. 1 (1941) 4
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    Cover by Ray Willner. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, Ray Willner, Al Ulmer, Saul Rosen, Ed Murphy, Robert Brice and Louis Golden. Sometimes listed as Captain Aero Comics #10. A patriotic WWII aviator hero whose motto is "Keep 'Em Flyin'!" Framed for murder, hard-boiled reporter Dan Collins dons a green suit and top hat and becomes the costumed vigilante known as the Gargoyle. Young comics geek Al Addin gains the ability to travel through time and space when he meets a genie who lives in an hourglass. Plus a Flagman story with early art by comics legend Joe Kubert. Captain Aero: The Black Lama of Kan; Angel; Flagman; Captain Aero's Sky Scouts; Al Addin: The Magic Hourglass; The Coward; The Enchanted Woods; Alias X: Raiders of the Deep; Gargoyle; Solar, Master of Magic; P. T. Patrol. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 13

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    Cover art by Al Avison. "The League of the Unicorn!", art by Avison; A railroad boss poses as King Zong, leader of the League of Unicorns, an oriental criminal gang that wear helmets with spikes on their foreheads to slay enemies. Zong hopes to profit from sowing discord between China and the Allies, but Cap and Bucky defeat him and hand him over to the police. Polly Tix humor page by Fred Schwab. "The Lighthouse of Horror," art by Avison; Cap and Bucky must stop the activities of 20th Century pirates who are able to block the beam of a lighthouse, causing ships to run aground so they can be looted by the criminals. "Wild West" text story. Untitled Imp story, script by Stan Lee, art by Chad Grothkopf; The Imp tangles with Dr. Sinn, who has discovered a book on black magic which reveals magic words that makes Sinn the most powerful man alive! "The One Man Invasion!", A pair of Nazi agents enter the U.S. to kidnap a British newspaper publisher and take him to Germany, all to prevent the publishers' anti-Nazi articles from seeing print. Sentinels of Liberty ad. Untitled The Secret Stamp, U.S. Defense Agent story, script by Stan Lee, art by Don Rico; A group of criminals, who have stolen many defense stamps from Roddy Colt, are threatening to kill a local banker until he pays them $10,000. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Captain Courageous Comics (1942) 6

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    One-shot. Numbering continues from Banner Comics (1941) #5. First appearance of The Sword. "Captain Courageous" continues in Four Favorites (1941) #5. In order of appearance: "Captain Courageous vs. The Black Mayor" art by Harry Sahle; "The Sword"; "The Lone Warrior"; "Typhoon Tyson"; "Kay McKay, Air Hostess" art by George Wilson; "Luke and His Magic Flute, Ya' Gotta Dance" art by Lou Paige; and "Paul Revere Jr.". "Range Reptile" text story by Ralph Powers. 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 9
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing first page, affects story and art. 1/2" spine split from bottom. Cover and centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck, Pete Costanza and unknown. Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) stars in: "Captain Marvel Saves the King!" with story by Otto Binder; "In the Realm of the Subconscious" with inks by C.C. Beck; "The Return of Ibac"; and "Nippo from Nagasaki" with art by Pete Costanza. Also in this issue: Captain Kid in "Captain Kid Captures the Big, Big Bad Wolf"; 2-page text story "Death Rides the Skies"; and Famous Blitzkriegs of the Past 1-pager "Charles Martel, the Hammering Frank"! 64 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Catman Comics (1941) 9
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1171052010

    Cover by Charles Quinlan. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, Charles Quinlan, Horace Wallace, Al Mandel and Al Ulmer. Sometimes listed as Cat-Man Comics Vol. 2 #14. The adventures of Cat-Man and other early superheroes from the Golden Age of comics. The Hood tracks a saboteur who wears a distinctive yellow cape and targets defense plants. Mastermind McGinty faces one of his toughest cases yet: helping a ghost gain self-confidence. Electric-powered hero Volton sets a trap for the city's crimelords, in an early story by legendary artist Joe Kubert. Cat-Man and Kitten; Black Friday; All in Fun; The Deacon: The Case of the Sleepy Frog; Rag-Man; Volton: Underworld, Inc.; Frank Fairplays Rescue; The Pied Piper; Mastermind McGinty; Little Leaders; The Hood. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Choice Comics (1941) 3

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  • Issue #9
    Comedy Comics (1942 Timely) 9

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  • Vol. 3 #5
    Complete Cowboy Novel Magazine (1939-1950 Blue Ribbon Magazines) Pulp Vol. 3 #5
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
  • Vol. 4 #3
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  • Vol. 9 #1
    Complete Love Magazine (1938-1951 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 9 #1

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  • Vol. 3 #6
    Complete Sports (1937-1955 Western Magazines) Pulp Vol. 3 #6

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  • Vol. 1 #2
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  • Vol. 4 #5
    Crime Detective (1938) True Crime Magazine Vol. 4 #5

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    April 1942. Volume 4, No. 5. Painted cover by Cherry Samuel. True crime articles, stories and photos.8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 114 p, B&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 9

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Dick Wood, Bernard Klein, Bob Wood, Frank Volp, Carl Hubbell, Bob Montana, and Dick Briefer. This early superhero title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. King Questionmark's use of deranged lunatics for his gang proves less than ideal, in an explosive finale. Neighborhood kids hear the story of Daredevil's origin and his battles with the super-speedster called The Bolt. Two stories with early art by Archie creator Bob Montana, including a superhero tale and a comedy short. Daredevil: The Champion of Crime; Thirteen and Jinx: Crippled Vengeance: Ch. 4; Sniffer: Brush-'Em-Off Syndicate; Crimebuster: On Mystery Mountain; Houdonnit the Great; Real American #1; London; Pat Patriot; Whirlwind; Claw Battles Ghost. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
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