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Comic books July 1942

  • Issue #64
    Ace Comics (1937) 64
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    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.

  • Issue #2
    Blue Bolt Vol. 03 (1942) 2
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    • Cover detached at one staple and loose at second staple. Centerfold detached

    Edited by Stanley Beaman. Stories by Bob Davis, Alan Mandel, Ray Gill, Harold DeLay, Henry Kiefer, Mickey Spillane (a text story called Fast Thinking, and a Sergeant Spook story), Bill O'Connor, Ben Flinton, Leonard Sansone, Jack A. Warren, John Daly, and John Jordan. Blue Bolt battles Green Sorceress. Baptised By Fire-- Old Cap Hawkins' Tales. The Phantom Sub encounters that terrible god, War. Sub-Zero encounters the Japanese. The last Yankee clipper made its final run from Europe in a Sergeant Spook story. 68 pages, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 13
  • Issue #65
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 65
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0932224015

    1st Boy Commandos cover by Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, and Jerry Robinson. The Cop Who Hated the Batman, starring Batman and Robin, script by Joe Greene, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by George Roussos and Ray Burnley. The Boy Commandos story, script by Jack Kirby, art by Joe Simon. The Red Letter Day Crimes starring The Crimson Avenger, script by Jack Lehti, pencils by Jack Lehti, inks by Charles Paris. The Case of the Man Who Sold Death starring Spy, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Machine Man starring Air Wave, pencils by Harris Levy (signed as Lee Harris), inks by Charles Paris. Mystery of the Priceless Pooch starring Slam Bradley, pencils by Pierce Rice, inks by Arturo Cazeneuve. 64 pgs. $0.10. A bit of emphera: According to Robison, the cover to this issue was drawn by Robinson and Kirby at Robinson's kitchen table while Robinson's wife was making sandwiches for their lunch. The two artists took turns completing this historic cover. Our thanks to Phil Harding for this story. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Dixie Dugan (1942 McNaught) 1
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
  • Vol. 3 #3
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 3 #3
  • Issue #20
    Exciting Comics (1940) 20
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Staples added (not manufacturing).

    Dr. Eptil starring Black Terror, art by Don Gabrielson; vs. Dr. Eptil and The Spider [Joe Mattock]. The Actinic Weapon starring Liberator; vs. Pohlkat and Karl. Spies At the Flying Circus starring Crash Carter, art by Bob Oksner; vs. Mosher and Nazis. The Mystery Base starring Lt. North; vs. the Japanese. Death At the Zenith Bank starring the Mask, art by Kin Platt; vs. Ralph Davis and the Butler gang. In Saigon starring Ted Crane, art by George Mandel. The Military Payroll Heist starring Sgt. Bill King, art by Maurice Gutwirth. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Flash Comics (1940 DC) 31
    Published Jul 1942 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • 2 small pieces missing from 23rd page, does not affect art. From the personal collection of Frank Brunner.
    • Label #49341F-010

    Flash stars in "Trouble at Gorman's Department Store," written by Gardner Fox, art by Harold Wilson Sharp. Also includes: Ghost Patrol in "The Invasion of England" by Emanuel Demby and Frank Harry; Johnny Thunder in "One More Chance" by John B. Wentworth and Stan Aschmeier; The Whip in "The Stolen Song" by Charles Reizenstein and Homer Fleming; King in "The Affair of the Twin Actors" by Fox and Harry Lampert; "El Bandido" by Ed Wheelan; and Hawkman in "The Land Where the Dragon Walks" by Fox and Sheldon Moldoff. 64 pgs. Cover art by Moldoff. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Heroic Comics (1940) 13
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    • 2.25" Cumulative spine split.

    Contains three original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Star Flashes" by Charles Bruno; "Man O'Metal" by H. G. Peter; "The Music Master" by Stephen Douglas and Bill Everett; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; and "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson. "Pirate's Oil" text story by Claude Dunnagan. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Krazy Komics (1942) 1
    • Conserved
    • Paper: Off white
    • Conservation includes: pieces added to interior, spine split sealed to cover, centerfold reinforced.
    • Label #0358647003

    Edited and scripted by Stan Lee; art by Dave Berg and Al Jaffee (of Mad Magazine fame), and Mike Sekowsky (famous for his work on the early Justice League of America). Cover price $0.10.

  • Jul 20 1942
    Life (1936) Jul 20 1942
    Life (1936) Jul 20 1942
    Published Jul 1942 by Clair Maxwell.
    • 3" spine split and rusty staples.

    July 20, 1942. Classic weekly news/photo magazine. In this issue: short coats; photographic essay on the Jeep; Teresa Wright; the Russian battlefield; and more. 10.5-in. x 13.75-in.; partial color; 100 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jul 27 1942
    Life (1936) Jul 27 1942
    Life (1936) Jul 27 1942
    Published Jul 1942 by Clair Maxwell.

    July 27, 1942. Classic weekly news/photo magazine. In this issue: Atlantic convoy photographic essay; Chralie the seal; serving chicken and eggs; and more. 10.5-in. x 13.75-in.; partial color; 96 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Napoleon and Uncle Elby (1942 Eastern) 1
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Back cover detached, front cover reattached with glue.

    Stories and art by Clifford McBride. Cover by Stephen Douglas. Reprints of the Napoleon and Uncle Elby newspaper strip. Napoleon is a large, clumsy dog like the later Marmaduke, constantly getting his humans caught up in his disastrous but well-meaning antics. Napoleon lives with portly, fussy Uncle Elby, who often gets his nephew Willie to try to rein in Napoleon's antics. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #8
    National Detective Cases (1941) True Crime Magazine Vol. 2 #8
    • 6 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    July 1942 Volume 2, No. 8. Photo cover. Timely Detective Magazine published by Martin Goodman. True crime articles, stories and photos. California's Lady Bluebeard, Killer "on the Make". 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 66 p, B&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1
    Oaky Doaks (1942) 1
    • Cover oxidation.
    • Heavy cover oxidation.
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    Comic strip reprints Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Real Heroes (1942) 5

    Cover by Sam Glanzman. Stories and art by Sam Glanzman, Lew Glanzman, George J. Hecht, Natalie Purvin Prager, E. C. Stoner, John Prentice, Norman Nodel, Chad Grothkopf, Alex Kotzky, John Daly, Jim Ray, Harley Griffiths, Sam Glankoff, Art Pinajian and Gus Schrotter. Biographies in comics form, featuring famous figures as well as heroes of the everyday. A tale of Naval heroism from real-life Navy vet Sam Glanzman; Australian bush nurse and physical therapy pioneer Sister Elizabeth Kenny; Biblical hero Gideon. Casey Jones and the Wreck of the 382; Sailor to the Rescue; Rebel of 1676; Australian Bush Nurse; Northwest Mounties; Simon Kenton; Real Heroes Quiz; Frank Luke Balloon Buster; Real Heroes Hall of Fame; Gideon the Sword of Israel; Reel Real Heroes; Cordell Hull: Good Neighbor; Propaganda Puss; Stonewall Jackson: How He Earned That Nickname; Heroes Are Made, Not Born. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Sensation Comics (1942) 7
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #738-AB-013

    Cover art by Harry G. Peter. Wonder Woman story, script by William Moulton Marston [as Charles Moulton], art by Harry G. Peter. Black Pirate story, script by Gardner Fox, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Mr. Terrific story, script by Charles Reizenstein, art by Hal Sharp. O'Malley of the Fourth Precinct story, script and art by Irwin Hasen. Gay Ghost story, script by Gardner Fox, art by Howard Purcell. Little Boy Blue story, script by Bill Finger, art by Jon L. Blummer. Wildcat story, script by Bill Finger, art by Irwin Hasen. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #4
    Strange Detective Mysteries (1937-1943 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 7 #4
    • 3" cumulative spine split. Piece missing from back cover.
  • Vol. 3 #2
    Super Mystery Comics (1940) Vol. 3 #2
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.

    Bondage cover. In order of appearance: "Magno and Davey"; "Mr. Risk, 'The Curse of the Haunted Headsman'"; "Kay McKay" art by Samm Schwartz; "Buckskin, 'The Black Buzzard and the Wings of Death!'"; "Captain Gallant and His Mini-Sub"; and "Vulcan" art by Maurice Gutwirth. "Owlhoot Hostage" text story by Cliff Howe. 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    True Comics (1941) 14

    Stories and art by Lawrence Dresser and Natalie Purvin Prager. Biography and history stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen becomes a superstar of radio, film and TV with his alter ego, Charlie McCarthy; Nazis in retreat use ocarinas, small flute-like instruments, to signal each other; Michelangelo's sculptures and paintings include some of the most famous artworks of Western history. What Do You Think?; Meet Charlie McCarthy!; Jungle Trail Blazer; Canadian Mounties Go To Sea; Knight of the Airmail; Retreat from Moscow; Australia, War Base of the Pacific; Ship Models You Can Make; Is It True?; True's Movie Guide; Buffalo Bulldogger; Charter Oak: How a Hollow Tree Helped Connecticut to Safeguard Her Liberties; U.S.S. Heron; Michelangelo, Maker of Giants; What Do You Think on These Questions?; Truly Comic!; Queen of the Arabs; How Good is Your Memory? 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 22
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1616422002
  • Vol. 36 #6
    Weird Tales (1923-1954 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 36 #6
    • .5" Spine split from bottom. Cream to Off-White pages.

    Volume 36, Issue 6 - July 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.

  • Vol. 201 #4
    Western Story Magazine (1919-1949 Street & Smith) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 201 #4