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Comic books October 1943

  • Vol. 22 #3
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 22 #3

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  • Issue #79
    Ace Comics (1937) 79

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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. Family Portraits strips, art by Norman Lynd. Blondie strips, art by Chic Young. Prince Valiant strips, art by Hal Foster. Teddy and Sitting Bull strips, art by Joe Musial. Tillie the Toiler strips, art by Russ Westover. Just Kids strips, art by A.D. Carter. Private Breger Abroad strips by Dave Breger. Curley Harper at Lakespur strips, art by Lyman Young. Barney Google strips, art by Billy DeBeck. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 65
    Published Oct 1943 by DC.

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    Cover art by Jack Burnley. The Million-Dollar Marathon starring Superman, script by Don Cameron (signed as Jerry Siegel), pencils by Ed Dobrotka (signed as Joe Shuster), inks by George Roussos. The Bard of Banditry starring Vigilante, script by Don Cameron, art by Mort Meskin. Storm over the Bering starring Congo Bill, script by Joe Samachson, art by John Daly. Schickelgruber's Nightmare starring Americommando, script by Joseph Greene, art by Bernard Baily. The Riddle of the Tired Thespians starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 60 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Issue #88
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 88
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    • Centerfold detached at single center staple.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. The Cruise of the Crescent starring The Sandman, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Young Jerry borrows his grandfather's model boat, "The Crescent", and takes it down to the docks to sail it. Death of Genius Jones starring Genius Jones, art by Stan Kaye. Prisoners of Peril starring Shining Knight, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Enigma of the Vanishing House! starring Starman, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Emil Gershwin. Loaded For Bear starring Manhunter, pencils by Pierce Rice. Bombs Over Brittany starring Mike Gibbs, Guerilla, script by Joe Samachson, art by Irving Tirman. 60 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Air Fighters Comics Vol. 2 (1943-1945) 1
    • Chew to back cover and last few pages (margin), 1 1/2" cumulative spine split (chew).

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

  • Vol. 21 #1
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  • Issue #53
    All American Comics (1939) 53

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    Cover art by Irwin Hasen. The Mail Goes Through, script by Alfred Bester, pencils by Paul Reinman, inks by Sam Burlockoff; Alan and Doiby, with their car stuck in the mud, enter a deserted house and discover a mail pouch containing undelivered letters dated 1857; As Green Lantern, Alan decides to deliver the mail. Colors and Crime starring The Atom, script by Ted Udall, art by Joe Gallagher. Caught by Coincidence starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by Charles Reizenstein, art by Stan Aschmeier. Red Tornado Now on Dispatch Staff, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Trouble Is Its Own Reward starring Red, White and Blue, script by Ted Udall, art by Joe Gallagher. Crash starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    All-New Comics (1943) 5

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  • Vol. 3 #4
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  • Issue #7
    America's Best Comics (1942) 7

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. "The Return of Hannibal"; Black Terror vs. Dr. Kurt and Nazis. "At War In the Atlantic"; Black Terror vs. Scrugel and other spies, and Nazis. "Buckskin Boy" text story by Buck Billings. "The Alarm Clock Firebombs": Doc Strange vs. Heinmann and Nazis. "R.A.F. Pilot" text story by Henry Hale. "Deviltry At the Dude Ranch," art by Maurice Gutwirth; American Eagle vs. Heinke and other spies. "Treasure Map" text story by John M. Easterly. "The Origin of Thunderhoof," script by Richard Hughes, art by August Froehlich; Thunderhoof (a horse) vs. Pete Kenton; First appearance of Thunderhoof. 60 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 30 #5
    American Home Magazine (1928-1977 Nelson Doubleday) Vol. 30 #5

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    Volume 30, Issue 5 - October, 1943. Magazine focused on American living in the "Vintage" era. 9.5" x 12", 122 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #238
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  • Vol. 316 #3
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 316 #3

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  • Vol. 3 #7
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  • Vol. 32 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 32 #2

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    October, 1943. Volume 33, Issue 2. Cover by William Timmins. "The Storm" by A. E. van Vogt and short story "Paradox Lost" by Fredric Brown. Other science fiction stories by Raymond F. Jones, Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore (as Lewis Padgett), Frank Belknap Long, & Eric Frank Russell. Interior illustrations by Paul Orban, Hall, Frank Kramer, & Alfred. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 162 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly (1943 Avon Book Company) 10

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  • Issue #271
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    Published 1943 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #272
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    Published 1943 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #273
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    Published 1943 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #274
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    Published 1943 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #275
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    Published 1943 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 4 #10
    Best Western (1935-1949 Western Fiction/Interstate) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 4 #10

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  • Issue #40
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  • Issue #39
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 39
  • Issue #12
    Bill Barnes Comics (1940) 12

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  • Vol. 16 #2
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 16 #2

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    The Black Bat in "The Seventh Column" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "The Chinese Box" by C.K.M. Scanlon; "The Color or Murder" by Samuel J. Bailey; and "Air Raid" by Ray Cummings. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 112 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 26

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    Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories by Zac. H. Gabel, Louis Ferstadt, Ray Willner, Edith Wieselthier, George Tukel, Al Ulmer, and Ruth Peecook. Tales of daring-do, with such colorful characters as George S. Patton (with a photo), Crime Reporter, Ali Baba, and Blue Beetle, a super-hero who wears a special bulletproof costume and takes "Vitamin 2X" which gives him super-energy. An insidious Nazi spy ring operates in the shadows of the capitol of Washington, attempting a coup that would prolong the battle against the Nazis and the Japanese; Blue Beetle intervenes. 68 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Blue Bolt Vol. 04 (1943) 3

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    Cover by Fred Bell. Stories and art by Dan Barry, John Giunta, Al Fagaly, Jack Warren, John Daly, Ray Gill, Harold DeLay, Henry Kiefer, George Kapitan, Milt Hammer, John Jordan, and Eugene L. Pollock. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #39. Former superhero Blue Bolt soars as an aviator hero in WWII. Blue Bolt leads Russian troops into enemy territory disguised as retreating German troops, in a story with early art by future Flash Gordon artist Dan Barry. Military cadet Dick Cole and his pal Simba stumble on a grim secret from the grave. Windy the talking dog tells Sergeant Spook and his psychic sidekick Jerry the story of how he reincarnated from stool pigeon Steve the Stoolie, another offbeat Sergeant Spook plot. Cover references America's female industrial workers of World War II. Dick Cole; The Phantom Sub; Blue Bolt; Old Cap Hawkins True Tales: The Thunderbird; Krisko & Jasper; Sub-Zero; Edison Bell; Edison Bell's Back Yard Playground; Growing Pains; Fearless Fellers; Sergeant Spook: Windy the Talking Dog Tells All; Bluebolts and Nuts. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Vol. 6 #5
    Blue Ribbon Western (1937-1950 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 6 #5

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  • Issue #12
    Boy Comics (1942) 12

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Dick Wood, Norman Maurer, Bob Wood, Dick Briefer, Carmine Infantino, 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. Russian soldier Ilya Kuzin battles Nazis despite a disabled leg, in a true story with early art by comics legend Carmine Infantino. Mysterious criminal mastermind The Veiled Lady returns to vex Young Robin Hood. Yankee Longago meets Pocahontas and Capt. John Smith, featuring art by Dick Briefer. Crimebuster; Young Robin Hood: The Killer's Brothers; Boy Comics Hero of the Month; Daredevil: Sweeney Learns a Lesson; Swoop Storm; Little Dynamite: East Side, West Side, All Around the Town; Yankee Longago. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 54 #8
    Breezy Stories and Young's Magazine (1915-1949 C.H. Young) Pulp Vol. 54 #8

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  • Vol. 27 #4
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  • Issue #1043
    Bull of the Woods Calendar Page (1943) 1043

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    Postcard style calendar page. Calender on front page. Cartoons on inside and Screw Machine Supply Co. ad on back. October 1943. J.R. Williams. Measures 6" x 9".

  • Issue #22
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 22

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    Stories and art by Sam Glankoff, Jack Sparling, Corrine Dillon, Patricia Paull, Emmett Maum, Maxine Shore, M.M. Oblinger, Lettie Gay, Mary Tinley Daly, Isabelle Corey, Elizabeth Hawes, Meg Wohlberg, Beryl Williams, Elizabeth Nichols, Elena Chance, Nell Giles, Jane Richards, Nancy Pepper, Alice Barr Grayson, and Margaret Sutton. A kids' anthology from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories, comics and advice aimed at 1940s teen girls. A comics biography of test pilot, air racer and military aviator Nancy Harkness Love, commander of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron. An illustrated feature on the Jangos junior nurses' aides volunteer corps. A variety of fun vintage ads, including one for a collar that can be monogrammed with hip "jive" slang phrases like all the kids were using in 1943. Susan Says; Judy Wing; Flying High; A Blazing Success; Trouble at the Trading Post; The Haunted Apartment; Chick Learns the Hard Way; Speaking of Spokes; The Mystery of the Thieving Spooks; Lets Talk Things Over; Make It Jell!; You're Not in a Class by Yourself; Looking Slightly Frowzy?; It's Fun to Sew; Dress Up Your Old Sweaters to Your New Skirts; Jangos!; Women in War as Seen in the Movies; Strictly in the Groove; Lined for Warmth, Underlined for Style; She Traveled the Underground; The Victory Club; Girls in the News; Gadgets for Girls. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 31

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    Includes: Alex Schomburg cover art; The Terror of the Green Mist, Pencils by Syd Shores, Inks by Vince Alascia; Murder! starring Human Torch, art by Al Bellman; Loose Lips text story; The Mystery of the Locked Door--Let's Play Detective by Bellman; The Canal of Lurking Death, Pencils by Sid Greene; and The Coughing Killer, Pencils by Al Gabriele, Inks by Vince Alascia. 60 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 28

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    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder, Bert Whitman and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck, C.C. Beck Studio, Bert Whitman and unknown. Mr. Mind escapes being crushed and makes his way to Germany, where he pleases Hitler and Goering with his next scheme to make the Earth stop turning so that the United States will remain in darkness. Fortunately, Captain Marvel is strong enough to start the rotation again in "The Monster Society of Evil Chapter 7: The Lost Sunrise" by Otto Binder, C.C. Beck and C.C. Beck Studio. Captain Marvel also stars in: "Phantom of the Frisco Fog" (San Francisco city story); "Miguel the Mountain Mover"; and "Sivana for Governor"! Plus: Little Sneezer in "Sneezer Throws the Bull!" by Bert Whitman. And: 2-page text story "Motorless Wings" by Claude Dunnagan. 64 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 12

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  • Issue #13
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 13
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    • 2" Spine split from top. 6 interior wraps detached at original single center staple. Glue along spine. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
  • Issue #20
    Catman Comics (1941) 20
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    • INCOMPLETE. Three center pages missing, affects Little Leaders and Hood stories. Staple missing, spine damage.

    Cover by Charles Quinlan. Stories and art by Charles Quinlan, Herman C. Browner, Sylvan H. Stein, Jack Alderman, Al Mandel and C. R. Schaare. Sometimes listed as Cat-Man Comics Vol. 2 #7. The adventures of Cat-Man and other early superheroes from the Golden Age of comics. Kitten and Mickey, the sidekicks of Cat-Man and the Deacon also known as the Little Leaders, discover that the mysterious force destroying defense plants is a trained elephant gone wrong. While investigating a War Bonds robbery, the Deacon is framed by a scientist's widow. The true story of Fred Birchmore, who bicycled around the world in 1935. Cat-Man & Kitten: Larceny in Liquid!; The Deacon; Ragman: The Case of the Werewolf Butcher; Little Leaders: Keeper of the Mad Elephant; The Hood; Screwball Strikes Back; Blackout: Treating a Traitor; A Cowhands Reward; Journey into Jeopardy. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 15 #5
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 15 #5

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    Volume 15, Issue 5 - October 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.

  • Vol. 12 #1
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  • Vol. 15 #4
    Complete Western Book Magazine (1933-1957 Newsstand) Pulp Vol. 15 #4

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  • Vol. 1 #11
    Confidential Detective Cases (1942-1976 Close-Up, Inc.) Vol. 1 #11

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  • Issue #31
    Crack Comics (1940) 31

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    Cover art by Alex Kotzky. The Return of A. Spade, art by Alfred Andriola; A. Spade escapes from jail on the eve of his trial, kidnaps Kim and has Carim Bombay brutally beats her; Captain Triumph tries to infiltrate his mob disguised as Bombay, but Spade shoots him (as Lance) while the real Bombay escapes. Lightning starring Inkie, script and art by Al Stahl. Gun + Killer + Victim = Murder starring Clock, script and art by George E. Brenner. The Hot Swami starring Hack O'Hara, art by Clark Williams. Rube Goldberg strip. Comics Imitate Life, and Vice Versa starring Pen Miller, script and art by Klaus Nordling. Open For Business starring Ike an' Dooit, script and art by Jack Cole. On the Moon starring Perky, script and art by Sid Lazarus. Elmer Briggs, United States Senator starring The Black Condor, art by Rudy Palais. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #11
    Dare-Devil Aces (1932-1946 Popular Publications) Canadian Edition Vol. 2 #11

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  • Vol. 31 #4
    Dare-Devil Aces (1932-1946 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 31 #4
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. 1"-2" Internal page tears.
  • Issue #19
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 19

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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. The evil Claw is captured by the Cobra Queen, and by the time the Ghost catches up with them, the villains have joined forces. Rhyming reporter Scoop Scuttle encounters Killer Diller and Killer Miller, in a story by comics legend Basil Wolverton. The Pirate Prince's right-hand woman Black Mask marries a king, but can't turn her back on the sea, in a story with art by Dick Briefer. Daredevil; Sniffer: The King of Smell; Dickie Dean; Scoop Scuttle; The Pirate Prince: I Object!; Crimebuster: Unlucky At Murder; The Claw: Is This at Last the End of the Claw? 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 80

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    Batman and Robin in "The End of Two-Face," Slam Bradley in "Refuge for Ruffians," Super-Sleuth Mc Fooey, the Crimson Avenger in "Larceny in the Laundry," Air Wave in "Static Steals the Show" (art by George Roussos), and Boy Commandos in "The Baronet of Bookin Borders" (by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby). A full-page ad features Batman # 19, Green Lantern # 8, Leading Comics # 7, Wonder Woman # 6, All Star Comics # 18, Boy Commandos # 4, and All-Flash # 11. Cover price $0.10.