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Comic books June 1942

  • Vol. 1 #4
    10 Story Mystery Magazine (1941-1943 Popular) Pulp Vol. 1 #4

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  • Vol. 18 #3
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 18 #3

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  • Issue #3
    4Most Vol. 1 (1942) Four Most 3

    Cover by Harold DeLay. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Roy Garn, Al Fagaly, Harold DeLay, Bart Tumey, John Jordan and Mickey Spillane. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Dick Cole and his pal Simba face Nazi spies when they go canoeing in the wild rapids of Alaska. Meanwhile, Edison Bell and Jerry face Nazi spies while on a fishing trip in the woods. The text story "Woodsman's Test" is an early story by hardboiled detective author Mickey Spillane, back when he was writing comics. Dick Cole; Edison Bell; Woodsman's Test; Dan'l Flannel; The Cadet (Kit Carter): American Olympics. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #63
    Ace Comics (1937) 63
    • 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. Jungle Jim strips, art by Alex Raymond. Collectin' Stamps article, art 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. 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. Barney Google strips, art by Billy DeBeck. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #4
    Ace G-Man Stories (1936-1943 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 9 #4

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  • Vol. 14 #1
    Ace Sports (1936-1949 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 14 #1

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  • Issue #49
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 49
    Published Jun 1942 by DC.
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    Cover art by Fred Ray. The Puzzler!! starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Sikela (signed as Joe Shuster), inks by Ed Dobrotka. The Rainbow Man starring Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton). The Mystery of the Meandering Mansion starring Three Aces, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Crime Machine starring Mr. America, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. The Last Shipment starring Congo Bill, art by Fred Ray. The Story of the Magical Mobsters starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 16 #10
    Action Stories (1921-1950 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 16 #10

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  • Vol. 107 #2
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Vol. 107 #2

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  • Issue #75
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 75

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. The Strange Case of the Luckless Liars, script by Gardner F. Fox, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Jack Burnley and Ray Burnley [backgrounds]; Ted is inducted into the Liar's Club and immediately tells them that he is the Starman; And if that isn't enough, along comes a villain who uses the fantastic fibs of the members to weave a web of evil that snares the men's lives and fortunes. Beware of Mr. Meek starring Manhunter, script and pencils by Jack Kirby. Tarsi the Tiger Boy Returns starring Steve Conrad, Adventurer, script and art by Jack Lehti. The Wrecker starring The Shining Knight, script by Henry Lynne Perkins, art by Louis Cazeneuve, Mystery of the Missing Link starring The Hourman and Thorndyke the Minute Man, art by Bernard Baily. The Villain from Valhalla starring The Sandman, script and pencils by Jack Kirby. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #3
    Air War (1940-1945 Better) Pulp Vol. 3 #3

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  • Issue #39
    All American Comics (1939) 39

    Cover art by Irwin Hasen. Mystery of the Theater of Fear starring Green Lantern, script by Bill Finger, art by Irwin Hasen (signed as Mart Nodell); Strange co-incidences between plays being performed in a theatre and actual crimes lead the Emerald Crusader into a murder-mystery that threatens the life of Irene Miller and the radio station at APEX Studios. The Movie Mystery starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by Charles Reizenstein, art by Stan Aschmeier; A gangster, who has had his life portrayed on the silver screen, threatens the producer, trying to get him to cancel the film. The Boy Miracle on Wings starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. Sargon Smashes a Gambling Casino starring Sargon the Sorcerer, script by John B. Wentworth, art by Howard Purcell. Aiding the War Effort starring Scribbly and the Red Tornado, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. The Puzzle of the Perilous Parachutes starring Red, White and Blue, art by Howard Purcell. The Egg Racket 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 #11
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 11
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1566319001
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1355995002
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    • CGC Qualified
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • MARRIED CENTERFOLD.
    • Label #1497100003

    "The Justice Society of America Joins the War on Japan!" Plot by Gardner Fox and Sheldon Mayer, script by Fox. Art by Jack Burnley plus individual chapters featuring Hawkman (art by Sheldon Moldoff), Wonder Woman (art by Harry G. Peter), the Sandman (art by Cliff Young), the Atom (art by Ben Flinton), Doctor Fate (art by Howard Sherman), Dr. Mid-nite (art by Stan Aschmeier), Starman (art by Burnley), and Johnny Thunder (art by Aschmeier). Two-page Hop Harrigan text story, "Outlaw Plane." Moldoff cover (assisted by others?). Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #4
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  • Vol. 29 #3
    All Western Magazine (1931-1943 Dell Publishing) Pulp Vol. 29 #3

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  • Issue #5
    All Winners Comics (1941) 5
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    Invading the Nazis' Secret Plan, inks by Carl Burgos; Torch and Toro discover that the Nazis are operating out of a steamship anchored to a pier at Coney Island, intending to deliver a bomb [along with needed tanks of oxygen] to a hospital in order to kill thousands. Ad encouraging readers to join Cap's Sentinels of Liberty. The Vampire Strikes!, pencils by Al Avison, inks by Don Rico; Cap and Bucky must face the threat created by the world's greatest master of occult medicine, Dr. Togu, who has forsaken the dropping of disease bombs on the Chinese people to inflict yet a new terror upon America: a vampire! Speed On the Rampage starring the Whizzer, art by Howard James. The Man in the Moon text story by Mickey Spillane. The Hermit's Island of Glittering Gold starring Sub-Mariner, pencils by Bill Everett. The Demon's Deadly Secret starring the Destroyer, art by John Forte. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    All-Flash (1941) 5
    Published Jun 1942 by DC.

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    Written by Gardner F. Fox. Art and cover by Everett E. Hibbard. Flash meets Winky, Blinky and Noddy while visiting the Cumberly Horse Farm with Joan. Joan's friend Trudy owns a horse named "Short Shanks", a very fast horse that shows little promise of racing fame...until a mysterious fire and sale of the horse at public auction. Butch McLobster story by Ed Wheelan. Hop Harrigan text story by Evelyn Gaines. 68 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #3
    Amazing Stories Quarterly (1940-1943 Ziff-Davis) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 2 #3

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  • Vol. 24 #3
    American Eagle (1941-1943 Standard) Pulp Vol. 24 #3

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  • Vol. 313 #5
    Argosy Part 4: Argosy Weekly (1929-1943 William T. Dewart) Vol. 313 #5

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  • Vol. 3 #4
    Astonishing Stories (1940-1943 Fictioneers) Pulp Vol. 3 #4

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  • Vol. 29 #4
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 29 #4

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    June, 1942. Volume 29, Issue 4. Bedsheet format, 8.5-in. x 11.5-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #3
    Bang-Up Comics (1941) 3
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    • Label #1109013002
  • Vol. 1 #10
    Baseball Stories (1938-1954 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 1 #10

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  • Issue #11
    Batman (1940) 11
    Published Jun 1942 by DC.
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    • Conserved
    • Paper: Off white
    • Professional Conservation includes: cover and centerfold reinforced, spine splits sealed, tear seals to cover.
    • Label #985920-001
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    • CGC Qualified
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Cover married. (Tape on interior.)
    • Label #1242608001
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • 1st-6th, 11th and 13th wrap married. (Cover detached. Staples removed. Tape on cover and interior cover. 11th and 13th wrap completely split)
    • Label #2018648002
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    • Paper: Slightly britle
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1344631001
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    • Trimmed
    • INCOMPLETE, MARRIED, TRIMMED. Pages missing, affects art and story. Several pages married from different copies, some pages roughly trimmed.
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    Cover pencils by Fred Ray, inks by Jerry Robinson. "The Joker's Advertising Campaign," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); The Joker escapes from prison and places ads each day in the newspaper to advertize to Batman and Robin his latest criminal pursuit. 1-page Clancy the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Payment In Full," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman discovers that the D.A. faces one of the most difficult decisions of his life: to persecute and send to the chair a criminal who once saved his life. "Bandits In Toyland!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Bruce Wayne is called to immediate jury duty and discovers that the defendant has been framed. "All the Angles" text story by Edgar Wilton. "Four Birds of a Feather!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); The Penguin joins in a financial enterprise with some "old friends" of his to open a night club called The Bird House in Florida.... with gambling as the real racket. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #3
    Battle Birds (1940-1944 Fictioneers, Inc.) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 4 #3

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  • Issue #1942
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    1942 Edition - 1st Printing. Edited by Lawrence Lariar. 300 of the best Cartoons featured in Colliers, the Saturday Evening Post, and Argosy. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W

  • Vol. 1 #4
    Big Book Detective Magazine (1941-1943 Fictioneers) Big-Book Detective Pulp Vol. 1 #4

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  • Issue #1
    Big Chief Wahoo (1942) 1
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    • 1" spine split from bottom of comic, heavy cover oxidation.

    Stories by Allen Saunders. Art by Elmer Woggon. Reprints of the comic strip, featuring wacky humor typical of its time. Wahoo has comical misadventures with the WC Fields-like charlatan The Great Gusto; Oscar the Octopus makes the most of his multiple limbs; Drawing cartoons and other bonus activities featuring Wahoo. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 24

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  • Vol. 25 #2
    Black Mask (1920-1951 Pro-Distributors/Popular) Black Mask Detective Pulp Vol. 25 #2

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  • Issue #12
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 12

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    Edited by Victor Fox. Cover by Ramona Patenaude. Stories by Ramona Patenaude, Gene Rider, and Klaus Nordling. Tales of daring-do, with such colorful characters as Black Fury, Spark Stevens, and Blue Beetle, a super-hero who wears a special bulletproof costume and takes "Vitamin 2X" which gives him super-energy. Blue Beetle battles Dr. Alex Tortel, Pete Sleever, and Bohn. 68 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Blue Bolt Vol. 03 (1942) 1

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    Edited by Stanley Beaman. Cover by Henry Kiefer. Stories by Bob Davis, John Jordan, Bill O'Connor, Ben Flinton, Leonard Sansone, Henry Kiefer, Mickey Spillane (text story called A Case of Poison Ivy), Ray Gill, Harold DeLay, John Daly, Jack A. Warren, and Alan Mandel. The Great Minko starring Sergeant Spook. Vicious aerial torpedoes threaten The Phantom Sub. Liberty or Death!--Old Cap Hawkins' Tales. Edison Bell escapes from an island in a crude sailing boat. Sub-Zero leaves town for a while, leaving Freezum by himself. Krisko and Jasper are on an island somewhere in the center of the ocean. The White Rider and Cloud face a bank robber named Tito Romero. Blue Bolt battles the Green Sorceress. Mythical history of the city of Antwerp, with commemorative stamps. Short bios of John Daly and Jack Warren. 68 pages, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 75 #2
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Vol. 75 #2

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  • Vol. 5 #4
    Blue Ribbon Western (1937-1950 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 5 #4

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  • Issue #4
    Boy Comics (1942) 4

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Ed Smalle, George Mandel, Bob Montana, Dick Briefer, Dick Wood, Norman Maurer, Bob Wood 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. Crimebuster and his monkey sidekick begin their long war against the machinations of the Nazi supervillain Iron Jaw. Young Robin Hood's teammates take on their own codenames, based on the original Merry Men. Yankee Longago, whose dreams take him on time-traveling adventures, visits King Arthur's Court, with art by Dick Briefer. Also, Rabbit Foote: The Luckiest Boy In the World, with art by Archie creator Bob Montana, and the Little Wise Guys (but not the same ones from Daredevil Comics). Crimebuster; Young Robinhood: Murder Syndicate Broken; Rabbit Foote: The Luckiest Boy In the World; On to Berlin; Swoop Storm; Yankee Longago; Daredevil: Death With Best Wishes; Introducing...Little Wise Guys; Boy Comics Hero of the Month; Fredrick "Bucks" Nolan; Bombshell, Son of War. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 7

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    Cover photo of actress Jackie Horner. Stories and art by Ed Smalle, Don Lynch, Stuyvesant Van Veen, Mary Elting, Mary Mattison Eubanks, Clifford Parcher, Helen Ciancimino, Alice Barr Grayson, Adam Allen, Beryl Williams, Jane Richards, and Nancy Pepper. "The Modern Magazine for Girls and Sub-Debs." A kids' anthology from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories, comics and advice aimed at 1940s teen girls. A comics biography of twin sisters and artists Helen and Ruth Hoffman; A comics guide to etiquette and good manners; A comics biography of Revolutionary War hero Prudence Cummings Wright. Susan Says; Mayor Martin's Daughter; The Yorktown Younger Set; Double Trouble; Car Crazy; First Date; Summer Pictures; Make Your Letters Sparkle; As the Boys See You; Let's Talk Things Over; Everyday People Crash the Movies; Sound Fun; Navy Girl; Food Masquerade; Show Your Hand; Beauty Boner; Just Cut Out for Summer; Bathing Beauties on Parade; Make 'Em and Wear 'Em; Everyday Company Manners; Guardian of the Bridge; Girls in the News; Gadgets for Girls; Air Hostess No. 1. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Captain Aero Comics Vol. 1 (1941) 6

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    Captain Aero Comics Vol. 1 No. 6 is numbered 12 on the cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 15

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    Cover art by Al Avison. "The Tunnel of Terror!", art by Avison; As the Nazis mine a tunnel in the East River, Cap and Bucky shut down a Fifth Column that is attempting to sap American morale to resist Hitler's goons so that New York City can be captured. Captain America ad. "To the Land of Nod," script by Stan Lee, art by Chad Grothkopf; Morpheus decides to give Jefferson the nightmare of his life, but doesn't reckon with the Imp! Captain America's War Fund public service announcement. Sub-Mariner ad. "The Secret of Lost River Cave" text story. "The Invasion From Mars," script by Otto Binder, art by Avison; Cap and Bucky take the fight to a group of Martians who have invaded Gotham City, intending to seize it, but Cap smells a rat when a Martian weapon turns out to be a German Lugar in disguise! The Human Torch ad. Untitled The Secret Stamp story, Script by Stan Lee, art by Don Rico; Roddy gets the surprise of his life when he sees another "Secret Stamp" captured by a group of Nazi spies, who have been ordered by Hitler to kill the Secret Stamp! Captain America Secret Club News. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #2
    Captain Future (1940-1944 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 4 #2

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    Summer 1942. Stories by Edmond Hamilton ("The Comet Kings"), Jack Williamson, Williamson Morrison, and Manly Wade Wellman. 6.75-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #12
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 12

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  • Issue #11
    Catman Comics (1941) 11

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  • Issue #19
    Champ Comics (1940 Harvey) 19

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  • Issue #10
    Comedy Comics (1942 Timely) 10

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  • Issue #37
    Comics on Parade (1938) 37

    The Captain and the Kids, Hawkshaw the Detective. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #2
    Complete Love Magazine (1938-1951 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 9 #2

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  • Issue #22
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 22
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Dick Briefer, Harry Lucey, Woody Hamilton, Carl Hubbell, Bob Montana, George Tuska, Norman Maurer, Alan Mandel, Lev Gleason and Charles Biro. Numbering continues from Silver Streak Comics (1939) #21. Erroneously listed as issue #23 on cover (#22 in indicia). The title that launched the crime comics genre, Crime Does Not Pay was noted for its violent pre-Code content and lurid tales of underworld life. The series kicks off with the true story of 1930s mobster Louis Lepke Buchalter, the gangster who created the Murder, Inc. killer-for-hire operation. The Wild West gunfighter "Wild Bill" Hickok becomes a figure of legend. Paralyzed polio survivor Bill Reed develops a set of prosthetic wings and becomes the superhero War Eagle, in his sole adventure. Crime Kings: The Real Story Behind Lepke, Mad Dog of the Underworld; Wild Bill Hickok; Officer Edward Maher and the Mad Dog Killers of Fifth Avenue; The Saga of Harpshead Road; Two-Legged Rats; The Mad Musician and His Tunes of Doom; The Crime Corner Presents: Hollywoods Panther Man, The Jersey Devil; The Case of the Twisted Cigarettes; The Blackout Murder Mystery; Dickie Dean, The Boy Inventor; The War Eagle. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 11
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Dick Wood, Bob Wood, Frank Volp, Carl Hubbell, Bob Montana, Lin Streeter, and Dick Briefer. This early superhero title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. Sniffer and the Deadly Dozen join the Army, using their strange abilities in exchange for pardons at the end of World War II - perhaps moved by the real-life unit that also inspired the film "The Dirty Dozen." Apache superhero the Bronze Terror is framed by an impostor during the shooting of the Bronze Terror movie, in a story with art (and a particularly cool splash page) by Dick Briefer. Two stories with early art by Archie creator Bob Montana. Also featuring a Daredevil PSA for Savings Bonds and Stamps, a WWII fundraising drive. Curious tickle-bondage cover by Charles Biro, featuring an exceptionally hideous villain. Daredevil: The Phantom of Notre Dame; Thirteen and Jinx; Sniffer; Crimebuster and the Phantom Preacher; Houdonnit the Great; Real American #1; London; Pat Patriot; Whirlwind; Times Square; Claw. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #12
    Detective Book Magazine (1930-1952 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 3 #12

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  • Issue #64
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 64

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    Cover art by Jerry Robinson. The Joker Walks the Last Mile starring Batman, Robin, and The Joker, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos. The Commandos Are Coming starring Boy Commandos, script and inks by Jack Kirby, pencils by Joe Simon. The Adventure of the Wild Men starring The Crimson Avenger, script and pencils by Jack Lehti, inks by Charles Paris. Murder in the Monument starring Spy, pencils by Pierce Rice, inks by Arturo Cazeneuve. The Mystery of His Master's Voice starring Air Wave, pencils by Harris Levy (as Lee Harris), inks by Charles Paris. The Mystery of the Unfortunate Teddy Bear starring Slam Bradley, art by Howard Sherman. 64 pgs. $0.10. Origin and 1st Appearance of Boy Commandos by Simon and Kirby. Cover price $0.10.