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Comic books May 1942

  • Vol. 16 #5
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 16 #5
  • Issue #5
    Bulletman (1941) 5
    Published May 1942 by Fawcett.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2121216013
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    • Cover and first two wraps detached at one staple, three center wraps detached, 1.5" cumulative spine split.

    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. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Crack Comics (1940) 23
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects art and story. Cover and center wrap detached.

    The Unsung Hero starring The Black Condor, art by Lou Fine; A former fifth columnist named Hawks had tried to warn Senator Wright of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, but he'd been out of commission and arrived after December 7th; However, Hawks also carried word of a second attack, this time on the Panama Canal. Untitled Spitfire story, art by Al McWilliams. President Orders Expulsion of 1200 Germans starring Don Q, art by Vernon Henkel. Slap Happy Pappy humor page by Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns]. Untitled Pen Miller story, art by Klaus Nordling. Rube Goldberg strips. Japanese Saboteurs starring Alias The Spider, art by Paul Gustavson. Untitled Tor the Magic Master story, art by Fred Guardineer. License of a Murderer starring The Clock, script and art by George E. Brenner. 68 pgs. $0.10. 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
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    • Interior is complete. Mold, severe water damage, paper deterioration, brittle edges.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing first wrap, affects art and story.
  • Issue #94
    Famous Funnies (1934) 94
    • Cover detached. Staple rust.

    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.

  • May 1942
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp May 1942

    May 1942. Cover by Malcolm Smith. Stories: "Daughter of the Snake God" by J.Y. Cabot and W.P. McGivern, "Secret of the Golden Jaguar" by Robert Moore Williams, "Holy City of Mars" by Ralph Milne and Al P. Nelson, "Mr. Pym Makes a Deal" by John Broome, "Gather 'Round The Flowing Bowler" by Robert Bloch, "Mademoiselle Butterfly" by Don Wilcox, "The Magic Flute" by David V. Reed, "The Phantom Armada" by Stanton A. Coblentz, "Brother Michel" by Nelson S. Bond, "Mrs. Corter Makes Up Her Mind" by August W. Derleth, and "Return of Joan of Arc" by David Wright O'Brien. Illustrations by Ned Hadley, Magarian, Joe Sewell, Robert Fuqua, Jay Jackson, Pemble, L. Raymond Jones, and Rod Ruth. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 244 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #29
    Flash Comics (1940 DC) 29
    Published May 1942 by DC.
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    • 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. Cover art by Moldoff. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 23 #2
    G-Men Detective (1935-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 23 #2
    • Staple rust with migration. 2" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #39
    Jumbo Comics (1938) 39
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    • Centerfold detached, staining throughout interior, some tears and minor chew to interior.

    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Edited by Jerry Iger. Stories and art by Will Eisner, Jerry Iger, Lee Ames, Mort Leav, Alex Blum, Charles A. Winter, John Cassone, and Robert Webb. An influential anthology starring jungle hero Sheena, featuring early art by legendary comics artists in the Eisner-Iger Shop. Sheena faces a band of kill-crazy cannibals; Time-traveler Stuart Taylor visits famously wealthy King Croesus in ancient Persia; Agent ZX-5 aids the French Resistance during WWII. The Hawk; Weird Stories of the Supernatural; Bobby; Sheena, Queen of the Jungle; Pee Wee; Uncle Otto; Midnight the Black Stallion; Tom Dick and Harry; All American; ZX-5 Spies In Action; Inspector Dayton; Lightning. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • May 4 1942
    Life (1883-2000 Clair Maxwell) May 4 1942
    • 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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 140 #5
    Popular Science (1872-Present Popular Science Publishing Co.) Vol. 140 #5
    • 1" Spine split from bottom.

    Volume 140, Issue 5 - May 1942. Cover by Jo Kotula. Features Articles on "Porcupine Squadron", "Air Corps Builds New Windtunnel." Also includes articles on automobile, home, and workshop upkeep projects. 6 1/2-in. x 9 1/2-in., 232 pages, PC/PB&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #21
    Prize Comics (1940) 21
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    • 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.

  • Vol. 31 #6
    Railroad Man's Magazine (1929 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Carstens) 2nd Series Vol. 31 #6
  • May 1942
    Spider (1933-1943 Popular Publications) Pulp May 1942
    • Trimmed
    • Side edges TRIMMED. 1" Cumulative spine split.

    May, 1942. Spider Story by Grant Stockbridge "The Spider and the Death Piper". Ed Race story by Emile C. Tepperman "Encore for the Killer". Illustrations by J. Fleming Gould. 7" x 10", black and white; 112 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Super Comics (1938) 48
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Stories by Chester Gould, Frank Willard, Richard Fletcher, Bon Jenney, Martin Branner, Walter Berndt, Carl Ed, and Ken Ernst. Strips include Dick Tracy, Moon Mullins, Jim Ellis, The Sky Ranger, Winnie Winkle, Smitty, Harold Teen, Little Joe, Magic Morro, Lightning Jim, and Little Orphan Annie. 68 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #4
    Super Science Stories (1940-1951 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 3 #4
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece missing, does not interrupt art or story.

    Cover by Virgil Finlay. Science Fiction stories by Polton Cross, Henry Hasse, Arthur Merlyn, Eando Binder, Arthur Macom, Nelson S. Bond, Wilfred Owen Morley, G. B. Ogden, and Henry Andrew Ackerman. Illustrations by Hannes Bok. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in., text with illos. 146 newsprint pages B&W. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #16
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 16
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    • INCOMPLETE. Extensive chew, affects art and story. Centerfold detached, edge damage.
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    • 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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #3
    Target Comics (1940) Vol. 3 #3
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2123383018

    Cover art by Sid Greene. Cadet story, art by John Jordan. The Target and the Targeteers story, art by Sid Greene. Speck, Spot, and Sis story, script and art by Alonzo Vincent. The Last of the Mohicans [Part 4]--Fantastic Feature Films / comic story, art by Harold DeLay. Introducing Al T. Tude starring Al T. Tude, script and art by Art Gates. The Blazing Death starring Spacehawk, script and art by Basil Wolverton. Creature of the Deep text story by Mickey Spillane. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Thriller Novel Classic (1941-1945 Novel Selections) Digest 17
  • Vol. 18 #3
    Thrilling Mystery (1935-1947 Standard) Pulp Vol. 18 #3
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
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    • 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
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    • 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. 46 #4
    True Story Magazine (1919-1992 MacFadden Publications) Vol. 46 #4
  • Issue #20
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 20
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    • 5.5" cumulative spine split, cover and two center wraps detached, activity page filled out.
  • Vol. 36 #5
    Weird Tales (1923-1954 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 36 #5
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Amateur piece fill and color touch. 2" spine split from the top.
    • 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 $0.15.

  • Issue #26
    Zip Comics (1940) 26
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    • 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.