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Comic books August 1943

  • Vol. 22 #1
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 22 #1

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  • Issue #77
    Ace Comics (1937) 77

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    Cover art by Joe Musial. The Phantom strips, scripts by Lee Falk, art by Ray Moore. Pete the Tramp strips by Clarence D. Russell. Jungle Jim strips, art by Alex Raymond. Katzenjammer Kids strips, art by H.H. Knerr. Tim Tyler's Luck strips, art by Lyman Young. Teddy and Sitting Bull strips, art by Joe Musial. Blondie strips, art by Chic Young. Tillie the Toiler strips, art by Russ Westover. Prince Valiant strips, art by Hal Foster. Just Kids strips by A.D. Carter. Curley Harper at Lakespur strips, art by Lyman Young. Barney Google strips, art by Billy DeBeck. They'll Do It Every Time strips, art by Jimmy Hatlo. 60 pgs. $0.10. (Page count reduced due to WWII paper shortage). Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 15 #3
    Ace Sports (1936-1949 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 15 #3

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  • Issue #63
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 63
    Published Aug 1943 by DC.

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    Japanese war cover by Jack Burnley. When Stars Collide starring Superman, script by Don Cameron (signed as Jerry Siegel), art by Ira Yarbrough (signed as Joe Shuster). Dummy, Dummy & Dummy, Inc. starring The Vigilante, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.). Leatherneck Luck starring Three Aces (last appearance), script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Louis Cazeneuve. A Right in der Fuehrer's Face starring Americommando, script by Joseph Greene, art by Bernard Baily. The Curse of Catellaria starring Congo Bill, art by John Daly. The Pirate of Pleasure starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 60 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Aug 1943
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Aug 1943

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  • Issue #87
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 87

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. I Hated the Sandman, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Silas Pettigrew hated sleep because he couldn't stay awake, and he hated the Sandman because he was a symbol of sleep; But when Silas is falsely accused of murdering a Policeman, the Sandman steps into the picture. The West Goes Ghost starring Genius Jones, art by Stan Kaye. The Troubles of a Taxidermist starring Shining Knight, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Crime Paints a Picture! starring Starman, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Emil Gershwin. The Man From Yesterday, script by Jack Kirby, pencils by Pierce Rice. You Never Can Beat the Dutch starring Mike Gibbs, Guerilla, script by Joe Samachson, art by Irving Tirman. 60 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Air Fighters Comics Vol. 1 (1941-1943) 11

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    Edited by Ed Cronin. Cover by Fred Kida. Stories by Harry Stein, Dan Barry, Fred Kida, Tony DiPreta, Bill Fraccio, Carl H. Hodges, John Cassone, and Tony DiPreta. Heroic action stories of war and airborne adventure—these are Air Fighters Comics! 68 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 20 #5
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  • Issue #11
    All-Flash (1941) 11
    Published Aug 1943 by DC.
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    Written by Gardner F. Fox. Art and cover by Lou Ferstadt. A man and a woman, identical to Jay Garrick and Joan Williams in appearance, arrive from the planet Karma looking for three escaped convicts who bear a striking resemblance to the Three Dimwits. Unfortunately, the Flash confuses these crooks with the real Dimwits, who are working for a genius professor. Fat and Slat humor page by Ed Wheelan. Hop Harrigan text story by Evelyn Gaines. 60 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    All-New Comics (1943) 4

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  • Vol. 17 #8
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 17 #8

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    August 1943. Cover by Robert Fuqua. Stories by Frank Patton, Francis Wilson Powell, Henry Norton, Craig Ellis, William DeLisle, Lee Francis, and Leroy Yerxa. Illustrations by A.K. Bilder, Julian, Malcolm Smith, Ned Hadley, Hadden, H.W. McCauley, and Joe Sewell. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 208 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 30 #3
    American Home Magazine (1928-1977 Nelson Doubleday) Vol. 30 #3

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    Volume 30, Issue 5 - August, 1943. Magazine focused on American living in the "Vintage" era. Features Article, "12 Miles Out of Juneau" by Bess Winn with color photos. Full page color ads for Cannon Towels, Kem-Tone wall finishes, Del Monte Foods, Armour Cold Cuts, and more. 9.5" x 12", 70 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #236
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  • Aug 1943
    Argosy Part 4: Argosy Weekly (1929-1943 William T. Dewart) Aug 1943

    Title becomes Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) with V.316 #2. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 3 #5
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  • Vol. 31 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 31 #6

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    August, 1943. Volume 31, Issue 6. Cover by William Timmins. "Judgment Night" part 1 of 2 by C. L. Moore. Other science fiction stories by Fritz Lieber, Anthony Boucher, Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore (as Lewis Padgett), A. E. van Vogt, & Malcolm Jameson. Interior illustrations by A. Williams, Frank Kramer, Kolliker, & Hall. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 162 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly (1943 Avon Book Company) 8

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  • Issue #263
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  • Issue #264
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  • Issue #265
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  • Issue #266
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  • Issue #38
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  • Vol. 21 #12
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  • Issue #37
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 37
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    • Cover, centerfold, and one stub page detached. 4" cumulative spine split, tape.

    Stories and art by Boody Rogers, Ham Fisher, Kermit Jadiker and Charles Zerner (credited as Paine), Elmer Wexler, Art Huhta, Frank Tinsley, Alfred Andriola, J. P. McEvoy, John Striebel, Frank Beck and Mart Bailey. Big Shot featured reprints of McNaught Syndicate humor and adventure strips, alongside original characters like Skyman and The Face. Sparky Watts meets Corporal Treetop, another wacky Boody Rogers character, who is so tall, his head never appears in panel. Treetop is strong enough to pick up Sparky, but Sparky is strong enough to pick up Treetop while he's still holding up Sparky. Unemployed detective Dinky Dinkerton seeks a crime to solve, in a strip with wacky art (by Art Huhta) along the lines of Toonerville Trolley and Basil Wolverton. Vic Jordan and Adrienne work with the French Resistance to help British airmen escape Nazi-held Europe. Vic Jordan; All in a Lifetime; Sparky Watts; Trouble for Tojo; Charlie Chan; Captain Yank; Joe Palooka; Bo; Dinky Dinkerton; Dixie Dugan; The Face; Skyman; V for Valor. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 3

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  • Issue #24
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 24

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    Time Machine; Swami Salami invents a time machine and gets Ali Baba and Muhrad to test it, but he discovers he doesn't much like the 20th century. Babbo, the Babbling Beast; Garrett is now a secret service man stationed in England; Doc Schneider finds a giant tame Oran-a-tang in Africa and brings him back to England where he uses him to commit crimes. G-Men of the Radio War. The Leering Lantern, script and art by Charles Quinlan; Joan and Mike investigate a haunted house that turns out to be a Nazi spy nest. The Bishop and the Halo, art by George Tukel; The Bishop fights Nazis as a masked man in a blue suit. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #2
    Blue Bolt (1940-1949) Vol. 4 #2
    Published Aug 1943 by Funnies, Inc..

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    Cover by Al Plastino. Stories and art by Dan Barry, John Giunta, Al Fagaly, Jack Warren, Harry Ramsey, Ray Gill, Harold DeLay, Henry Kiefer, George Kapitan, James Wilcox, John Jordan, and Eugene L. Pollock. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #38. Former superhero Blue Bolt soars as an aviator hero in WWII. Blue Bolt goes undercover as a Nazi pilot to destroy a secret German airfield, in a story with early art by future Flash Gordon artist Dan Barry. Dick Cole and his fellow Farr Academy cadets learn some things about army ordnance during wartime. Sergeant Spook's psychic sidekick Jerry can talk to his dog Windy, so gangsters kidnap him to see if he can talk to racehorses, in another offbeat Sergeant Spook plot. Simple yet beautiful patriotic cover by Al Plastino. Dick Cole; The Phantom Sub; Blue Bolt; Old Cap Hawkins True Tales; Krisko & Jasper; Sub-Zero; Edison Bell; Magic Tricks That You Can Do!; Desert Death Trap; Fearless Fellers; Sergeant Spook: If Race Horses Could Only Talk!; Bluebolts and Nuts. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Aug 1943
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Aug 1943

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  • Issue #11
    Boy Comics (1942) 11

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Dick Wood, Bob Wood, Sam Burlockoff, Dick Briefer, Norman Maurer 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. Iron Jaw cops an insanity plea, and falls in love with a woman who has sworn to kill him to avenge her brother. Swoop Storm's latest invention protects pilots from the g-forces of extreme flight. Yankee Longago visits Rembrandt in the past to stop a Nazi spy in the present, featuring art by Dick Briefer. Crimebuster: Iron Jaw Falls In Love; Young Robin Hood: The Killer's Brothers; Boy Comics Hero of the Month; Daredevil: On the Other Hand; Swoop Storm; Little Dynamite; Yankee Longago. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 54 #7
    Breezy Stories and Young's Magazine (1915-1949 C.H. Young) Pulp Vol. 54 #7

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  • Vol. 27 #2
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  • Issue #20
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 20

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    Part text articles, part comics. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 29

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    Includes: Alex Schomburg cover art; The King of the Dinosaurs, Pencils by Syd Shores, Inks by Vince Alascia; Carnival of Doom starring Human Torch, art by Harry Sahle; Hoodlum text story; The Case of the Phantom Engineer, Pencils by Shores, Inks by Alascia; and The Case of the Headless Monster, Pencils by Shores, Inks by Alascia. 60 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941-1953 Fawcett) 26

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    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder, Al Liederman and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck, Al Liederman and unknown. After Billy escapes the ice trap, Captain Marvel tracks Mr. Mind to his secret moon base. The villain confronts Cap in several different forms (including his true appearance as a worm) but he escapes before Cap figures out which one was the true Mr. Mind in "The Monster Society of Evil Chapter 5: Marvel Meets Mr. Mind!" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck. Plus: Billy visits Seattle, where Captain Marvel foils a plot to sabotage a war bond rally by taking the place of all the incapacitated performers in "Sabotage in Seattle!" with story by Otto Binder. Also: When the Switch brothers invent a way to change one's size, D.C. becomes a giant and decides to use his new size for criminal purposes while A.C. helps Captain Marvel to defeat his brother in "The Plundering Giant!" And: Billy is surprised when he meets his cousin Willard, who tells him that some crooks tried to swindle him when he arrived in town. Captain Marvel helps Willard stop the crooks, but it turns out that Willard isn't related to Billy after all in "His Country Cousin"! Also in this issue: Captain Kid..."Lights Up the Black Market!" by Al Liederman. And: 2-page text story "Sharks Below" by Ray Tender. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942-1953 Fawcett) 10

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    68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948 Fawcett) 11

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    Art by Jack Keller. The Day of the Maya featuring Captain Midnight. Death Can Be Cheated text story with Red Skye. The Water Fuel; Captain Albright is sent to New Guinea on a trouble-shooting mission for the government, and discovers that there is a fuel shortage in the area to supply our troops. Meets the Worlds Worst Public Enemies!; When Captain Albright reads of the three Axis leaders having a meeting at Rhine Castle to discuss war strategy, he decides to "drop in" on the meeting as well as trying out his new aircraft carrier invention, the rotating extension deck. Untitled Johnny Blair, in the Air story. The Polar Peril starring Captain Midnight. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 15 #3
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 15 #3

    Volume 15, Issue 3 - Aug. 1943. Features creative stories, poems, rebuses, recipes, activities, crafts, science experiments, and health articles for children. 6-in. x 9-in. 52 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 013 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1943) 1
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    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, 1st Printing, Classics Comics. Art by Arnold L. Nicks. (HRN 12, 8/43). Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #4
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  • Vol. 11 #3
    Complete Love Magazine (1938-1951 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 11 #3

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  • Vol. 1 #10
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  • Issue #30
    Crack Comics (1940) 30

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    Cover art by Alex Kotzky. The Men Who Knew Too Much, script and art by Alfred Andriola; While on vacation at Winter Wonderland, Lance and Kim take pity on a circus clown, Biff, and used super-powers to spice up his act; Captain Triumph and his new assistant Biff rescue Peggy from Zero, a killer who's searching for His Majesty. Slap Happy Pappy humor page by Jack Cole. Untitled Clock story, script and art by George E. Brenner. Black Ink Shortage Threatens Artists!, script and art by Al Stahl. Untitled Hack O'Hara story, art by Witmer Williams. Rube Goldberg strip. Untitled Pen Miller story, script and art by Klaus Nordling. Insane Asylum starring Alias the Spider, art by John Cavallo. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 31 #3
    Dare-Devil Aces (1932-1946 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 31 #3

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  • Issue #18
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 18

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Dick Wood, Bob Wood, Carl Hubbell, Basil Wolverton, and Dick Briefer. This early superhero title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. Daredevil reveals his true origin to the Little Wise Guys: he mastered the boomerang while being raised by a tribe of aborigines in Australia. Rhyming reporter Scoop Scuttle falls asleep and dreams of being a war correspondent in North Africa, in a story by comics legend Basil Wolverton. Teen inventor Dickie Dean tests out a hypnosis machine on Nazi soldiers, in a story with art by Dick Briefer. Daredevil; Sniffer; Dickie Dean; Scoop Scuttle; The Pirate Prince; Crimebuster: Too Tough to Fight; The Claw: The Ghost Meets the Claw's Uncle. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #78
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 78

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    Batman and Robin in "The Bond Wagon," Slam Bradley in "The Meanest Muggs in the World," the Crimson Avenger in "Tjhe Prevue Murders" (by Jack Lehti), Air Wave in "Menace of the Mouse-Traps" (art by George Roussos), and Boy Commandos in "Freedom Station" (by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby). Half-page ad for Boy Commandos # 3/Batman # 18. A full-page ad features Leading Comics # 7, Green Lantern # 8, Wonder Woman # 5, All-Flash # 11, and All Star Comics # 17. Back cover Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Battles Monster Man!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
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  • Vol. 12 #1
    Detective Novels Magazine (1938-1949 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 12 #1

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  • Vol. 166 #4
    Detective Story Magazine (1915-1949 Street & Smith) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 166 #4

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  • Vol. 25 #1
    Detective Tales (1935-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 25 #1

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  • Aug 1943
    Dime Detective Magazine (1931-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp Aug 1943

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