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Comic books May 1942

  • Issue #62
    Ace Comics (1937) 62
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover art by Joe Musial. The Phantom strips, script by Lee Falk, art by Ray Moore. Just Kids strips by A.D. Carter. 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. 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. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    All American Comics (1939) 38
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($28.77) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white

    Cover art by Irwin Hasen. Green Lantern vs. a Modern Napoleon starring Green Lantern, script by Bill Finger, art by Irwin Hasen; A direct descendant of French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte attempts to take over the rackets fo small towns all over the United States with his hand-picked army of crime. Quacko--the Miracle Drug starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by Charles Reizenstein, art by Stan Aschmeier. Hop Joins the Avaiation Cadets starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. Mystery of the Broken Riggings starring Sargon the Sorcerer, script by John B. Wentworth, art by Howard Purcell. Wanted for Marriage--the Red Tornado starring Scribbly and the Red Tornado, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Roller-Skate Hitch-Hiker starring The Atom, script by Bill O'Connor, pencils by Ben Flinton, inks by Leonard Sansone. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith (as Bud Fisher). 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Bulletman (1941) 5
    Published May 1942 by Fawcett.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • CGC Qualified
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • PAGE 13-16 MISSING, AFFECTS STORY. Crowley Copy/ Incomplete.
    • Label #1619090001

    Stories by Ed Dobrotka and Bill Ward. Cover by Mac Raboy. Dressed To Kill; Bulletman and Bulletgirl battle The Dude. The Fat Fiend; Bulletman and Bulletgirl battle The Fat Fiend. Bulletman and Bulletgirl face off against Dr. Riddle. Private Ward humor story. The Buck with the Broken Antler text story by Carl Formes. 68 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 14
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($90.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2016432003

    Cover art by Al Avison and Chad Grothkopf (Imp inset). "The Horde of the Vulture!", art by Al Avison; Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes head out to Camp Mojave in the American Southwest where their convoy is hijacked by an American traitor who calls himself the Vulture, who is in charge of a group of Indians working for the Japanese. Captain America Brain Teasers activity page. The Young Allies ad. "The Petals of Doom!", art by Avison; Cap and Bucky must save Betty from the fate inflicted on top military officers: death from the aroma of flowers. Untitled The Imp story, script by Stan Lee, art by Chad Grothkopf; Cap and Bucky must save Betty from the fate inflicted on top military officers: death from the aroma of flowers. "The Commandos" text story. Untitled Elmer story, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by George Klein; In a series of three non-related one page strips, Elmer learns the hard way that trying to do the right thing often leads to bad results. Untitled The Secret Stamp story, script by Stan Lee, art by Don Rico; While Roddy and Spud engage in a contest to see who can sell the most defense stamps, Roddy runs into three Nazis who aim to create a panic by crippling the city's electric, gas and water supply stations. Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 10
    • Conserved
    • CONSERVATION: Tear seal to back cover corner.

    Otto Binder and Al Liederman stories. Al Liederman art. C.C. Beck cover and art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 29 #4
    Dare-Devil Aces (1932-1946 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 29 #4
    • .5" Spine split from top.
  • Vol. 3 #2
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 3 #2
  • Issue #19
    Exciting Comics (1940) 19
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.97) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior is complete. Spine fully split, centerfold detached.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.10) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing first wrap, affects art and story.
  • Issue #94
    Famous Funnies (1934) 94
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing. Interrupts art and story.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.14) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Contains comic strip reprints, activity pages, a text story, and an original Fearless Flint feature. In order of appearance: "Life's Like That" by Fred Neher; "Above the Crowd" by Benjamin D. Allen (as Stookie Allen); "Buck Rogers" by Philip Francis Nowlan and Rick Yager (as Dick Calkins); "Fearless Flint" by H. G. Peter; "Napoleon" by Clifford McBride; "Connie" by Frank Godwin; "Jitter" by Arthur B. Poinier; "Dickie Dare" by Milton Caniff; "Invisible Scarlet O'Neil" by Russell Stamm; "High Lights of History" by J. Carroll Mansfield; "Scorchy Smith" by Noel Sickles; "Oaky Doaks" by Ralph Briggs Fuller; "Skyroads" by Dick Calkins and Russell Keaton; "Roy Powers, Eagle Scout" by Paul Powell; "Olly of the Movies" by Julian Ollendorff; "Mescal Ike" by S. L. Huntley and Art Huhta; and "Chief Wahoo" by Allen Saunders and Elmer Woggon. "Solar Holocaust" text story by Dick Calkins. Activity pages by A. W. Nugent. 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #2
    Fighting Aces (1940-1944 Fictioneers) Pulp Vol. 4 #2
    • 4.5" Cumulative spine split.

    May 1942 issue. "The Yanks are Coming" by David Goodis, "Congo Flight" by David Crewe, and other action packed fighting stories. 114 pages. 9 1/2" by 6 3/4". B&W text with illustrations. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Flash Comics (1940 DC) 29
    Published May 1942 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.95) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects art and story.

    Flash stars in "The Man Who Harnessed the Sun," written by Gardner Fox, pencils by Everett E. Hubbard, inks by Harold Wilson Sharp. Also includes: Ghost Patrol in "Introducing the Ghost Patrol" by Emanuel Demby and Frank Harry; Johnny Thunder in "Spooks" by John B. Wentworth and Stan Aschmeier; The Whip in "Bank Holdup" by Charles Reizenstein and Homer Fleming; King in "The Writer and the Witch" by Fox and Harry Lampert; "Jailbreak" by Ed Wheelan; and Hawkman in "Case of the Human Plants" by Fox and Sheldon Moldoff. 64 pgs. Cover art by Moldoff. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Funnies, The (1936 Dell) 64
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    Origin and 1st app. Woody Woodpecker in Oswald story Cover price $0.10.

  • May 4 1942
    Life (1936) May 4 1942
    Life (1936) May 4 1942
    Published May 1942 by Clair Maxwell.
    • Rusty staples and water damage.

    May 4, 1942. Classic weekly news/photo magazine. In this issue: U.S. milk production; Malta; Chinese Air Corps; Joan Fontaine and Olivia De Havilland; and more. 10.5-in. x 13.75-in.; partial color; 112 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 26
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing. Affects art and story.

    Cover art by Mac Raboy. The Return of Mr. Macabre!, script by Otto Binder, art by Mac Raboy; Freddy trades places with a rich boy, who is sick of being rich and bored, only to discover that Mr. Macabre and Captain Nazi are wanting to kidnap him in order to get to his father's plans for a rocket bomber. The Terror of the Iceberg starring Bulletman, script by Otto Binder. Dr. Hour starring Minute Man, art by Phil Bard. Murder Lays An Egg text story by Joseph J. Millard. The Thuggee Curse starring El Carim, art by Mark Schneider. Wanted Dead or Alive, art by Ralph Carlson; a released prisoner is out to get revenge on Buck Jones. The Golden Skeletons of Rio Sambu starring the Companions Three. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #11
    Planet Stories (1939-1955 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 1 #11
    • 4" Cumulative spine split.

    Summer 1942. Cover by Norman Saunders. Stories by Ross Rocklynne, Nelson S. Bond, Ray Cummings, Manley Wade Wellman, John Broome, Dirk Wylie, Henry Hasse, and Carlton Smith. Illustrations by Leydenfrost, Paul, Leo Morey, Don Lynch, Winfield Scott Hoskins. 7-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 128 pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #21
    Prize Comics (1940) 21
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($8.37) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • INCOMPLETE. Frankenstein story and neighboring pages missing. RESTORATION: staples replaced, glue along interior spine. Tape reinforcing staples.

    Cover art by Jack Binder. Untitled stories starring Black Owl (art by Jack Binder), Yank and Doodle (art by Paul Norris), Frankenstein (script and art by Dick Briefer), General and the Corporal (script and art by Ken Browne), Green Lama (art by Ken Crossen), Spike Mason (art by Reade Conrad), and Power Nelson (art by Paul Norris). The Curse of the Banji Image starring Dr. Frost, art by Ben Thompson. Battle On the Burma Road starring Ted O'Neil, art by Ed Winiarski. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • May 9 1942
    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic (1940) May 9 1942
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    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic Inserts dated May 9, 1942. Will Eisner and Bob Powell art. Lady Luck backup story. 7-1/2 x 10 inches, 16 pages, full color, all newsprint with no slick cover.

  • May 31 1942
    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic (1940) May 31 1942
    Auction opens January 6
    • 1/3" spine split from bottom through three wraps, two center wraps loose.

    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic Inserts dated May 31, 1942. Will Eisner and Bob Powell art. Lady Luck and Mr. Mystic backup stories. 7-1/2 x 10 inches, 16 pages, full color, all newsprint with no slick cover.

  • Issue #420524
    Sunday Times Comic Section 420524
    Published May 1942

    May 24, 1942. The first page of the comic section of the Sunday Times, "Chicago's Picture Newspaper," features a full-page Superman comic strip (credited to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster). Strip # 134. Superman confronts the bad guys! (Dickie Dare on the other side of the page.) 9.25 in. x 14.25 in.; color. Cover price $0.05.

  • Issue #16
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 16
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($67.47) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497416012
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($22.95) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.70) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • REMAINDERED COPY. Cover detached.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.55) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. Last page and part of first page missing. Interrupts art and story. 2" tear through entire book.
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    Cover art by Fred Ray. The World's Meanest Man!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Nowak (pages 1-6) and John Sikela (pages 7-13) [as Joe Shuster], inks by Leo Nowak (pages 1-6) and Ed Dobrotka (pages 7-13) [as Joe Shuster]; When Lois and Clark take slum kids out into the country for a day, editor White decides to have the Planet sponsor a fund-raising campaign to build a resort for the underprivileged children out in the country. Case of the Runaway Skyscrapers!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Wayne Boring (layouts) and John Sikela (finishes), inks by John Sikela [as Shuster]; Superman has to respond the to threats made by a Mr. Sinister, who uses a special ray-cannon to transport buildings, including the Daily Planet, into the Fourth Dimension. Grandpa Peters humor two-pager by Tom McNamara. Omission of Guilt text story by Edgar Weston. Racket On Delivery!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Sikela [as Joe Shuster], inks by John Sikela [as Shuster]; Lois and Clark's lives are nearly forfeit when they bear down in their newspaper articles about local racketeers who are demanding fees from every truck that unloads in Metropolis. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 18 #3
    Thrilling Mystery (1935-1947 Standard) Pulp Vol. 18 #3
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.28) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Trimmed
    • Trimmed.

    May, 1942. Colonel Crum story 'The Scarlet Jester' by John H. Knox. Also includes stories from J. Lane Linklater, Joe Archibald, Michael O'Brian, Owen Fox Jerome, Robert Ahern, and Frank Belknap Long Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Top-Notch Comics (1939) 27
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.07) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing, affects art and story. Tear in last page.

    Next issue the series will change to Top Notch Laugh. Cover by Al Camy. Edited by Harry Shorten. Stories by Harry Shorten, Al Camy, Bill Woolfolk, Paul Reinman, Carl Hubbell, Warren King, Bob Montana, Joe Blair, Ed Smalle, and Jim Phillips. Heroic tales of action and adventure—these are Top Notch Comics! 68 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 36 #5
    Weird Tales (1923-1954 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 36 #5
    • Interior complete. Full length spine split. Spine label missing.

    Volume 36, Issue 5 - May 1942. Edited by Dorothy McIlwraith. Horror and Fantasy stories in the pulp style. 6.75-in. x 10-in.; 128 newsprint pages, text (with B&W illustrations). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #30
    Whiz Comics (1940) 30
    Published May 1942 by Fawcett.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.97) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 5" tear on interior page from centerfold, does not interrupt art or story.

    Cover pencils by C. C. Beck. "The Heritage of the Batsons" starring Captain Marvel, Steamboat, and B. X Batson, art by C. C. Beck. "Golden Arrow Elects a Sheriff." "Mr. Zero" starring Spy Smasher; vs. Herr Zero (Carl Davis). "Shazam! Mercury, Swifter Than Thought" text story by Juan Lopez. "Pearl Dive of Doom," script by Otto Binder; Lance O'Casey and Hogan are ship-wrecked during a typhoon and are washed up on an island, where they meet a brother and sister who tell him that a local pearler is cheating the divers by not paying them. "March of the Crusaders!" starring Dr. Voodoo, art by Mark Schneider; Hal and Nero join a group of Crusaders on the trail of Abdullah and Anita; The Crusaders win a battle with Abdullah's men. "The Headless Horseman" starring Ibis the Invincible. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Zip Comics (1940) 26
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.23) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • One small piece missing from last page, slightly interrupts art and story. Another small piece also detached from last page, but still present. Centerfold detached.

    Edited by Harry Shorten. Cover art by Irv Novick. "Remember Pearl Harbor," script by Joe Blair, art by Irv Novick; Steel is sent out by the U.S. Consul to evacuate American civilians from Japan and occupied territories just before the attack on Pearl Harbor. "Black Jack Vs. Deuces Wilde," art by Al Camy; When the Mayor dies, the new one is the crooked Kent, who is cooperating with the big shot gambler, Deuces Wilde. Untitled Wilbur story, script by Joe Blair, art by Lin Streeter; Mr. Wilkin is desperately trying to reduce by training. Untitled Captain Valor story, script by Ed Bresnick, art by Warren King; The attack on Pearl Harbor. Untitled Stories of the Black Witch tale, art by Jim Phillips; A cat and a dead woman are hidden inside a wall. Untitled story, script by Joe Blair, art by Ed Smalle; The War Eagles and Helen are pursued very closely by the Germans in the Western Desert, and hide under the Sphinx. Untitled Dicky in the Magic Forest story, art by Lin Streeter; Dicky has gone to the peak of a very treacherous mountain, where he can obtain a Medusa egg to kill the Medusa monster. Untitled story, script by Harry Shorten, art by Jim Phillips; Gossip is a double-edged weapon, and Zambini has come to warn Mr. Warren before it's too late. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.