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Comic books March 1944

  • Issue #2
    4Most Vol. 3 (1944) Four Most 2
    • Chew.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.47) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0151192002

    Cover by John Jordan. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Jim Wilcox, Harold DeLay, and John Jordan. Sometimes listed as 4Most #10. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Bank robbers capture Dick Cole's friend Velma, and he must dare a flood to rescue her. While seeking the missing B'ar Grease Williams, Danl Flannel and Uncle Dud plunge into an unknown world ruled by a lost Native tribe. Edison Bell and Jerry use a surveyor's tripod to create a miniature town. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make a Backyard Village. Dick Cole; Edison Bell; Eddie Bells Backyard Village; Danl Flannel; The Terror Raiders; The Cadet. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    Ace Comics (1937) 84
    • 1" spine split from top of comic.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). Staple rust. Rust migration. 1" Spine split. Water damage. Mold.

    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.

  • Mar 1944
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Mar 1944
    • 4.75" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #90
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 90
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    • INCOMPLETE. Piece torn from last page, slightly affects art and story. Mold. Cover detached, staple rust/migration.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. Sleepy Time Crimes, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Sandman must battle a villain who uses a special camera with a wide-angle lens that releases an odorless gas which renders its "subjects" unconscious, all as a pretext for use in robbing large stores and museums with special exhibitions. Fish Are Such Liars starring Genius Jones, script by Alfred Bester, art by Stan Kaye. The Candid Criminal starring the Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Land Beneath the Fog! starring Starman, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. Little Clerk--What Now? starring the Manhunter, pencils by Pierce Rice. The Prisoner of the Castle starring Mike Gibbs, Guerilla, script by Joe Samachson, art by Edmond Good. 60 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Air Fighters Comics Vol. 2 (1943-1945) 6
    • Pencil on front cover.
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    • Staples Replaced. Centerfold detached.

    Edited by Ed Cronin. Cover by Fred Kida. Stories by Fred Kida, Dan Barry, Bill Fraccio, Rudy Palais, and Bob Fujitani. Heroic action stories of war and airborne adventure—these are Air Fighters Comics! Paper drive feature with Skinny McGinty, art by Tony DiPreta. 60 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 20
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    • Conserved
    • Paper: Off white
    • Conservation includes: cover reinforced.
    • Label #0970309002

    Spring 1944. The Justice Society of America star in "The Movie That Changed a Man's Life." Plot by Gardner Fox and Sheldon Mayer, script by Fox. Art by Joe Gallagher plus individual chapters featuring Hawkman (art by Sheldon Moldoff), the Spectre (art by Bernard Baily), the Atom (art by Joe Gallagher), Dr. Mid-nite (art by Aschmeier), Starman (art by Aschmeier), and Johnny Thunder (art by Gallagher). Wonder Woman cameo. Two-page Hop Harrigan text story, "Ghost Plane." Tootsie Roll back cover ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Secret Weapon" by Rod Reed and C.C. Beck. Gallagher cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    All-New Comics (1943) 7
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing. Interrupts art and story.
  • Vol. 18 #2
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 18 #2
    • Interior complete. Coverless.

    March 1944. Science fiction stories by Robert Bloch, Mort Weisinger (of DC Comics fame), Don Wilcox, Leroy Yerxa, Robert Moore Williams, Helmar Lewis, Ed Earl Repp, and Berkeley Livingston. This issue also contains a story, "The Superman," by Meyer Friedenson; it was the winning entry of a contest sponsored by the magazine. (One of the runner-ups was Eando Binder.) Illustrations by J. Allen St. John, Virgil Finlay, Hadden, Malcolm Smith, Magarian, and Robert Fuqua. Cover by St. John. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 208 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 3 #3
    Army-Navy Flying Stories (1942-1945 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 3 #3
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #44
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 44
    • Cover detached.
  • Issue #10
    Black Hood Comics (1943) 10
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at original single center staple.

    "Headline For Homicide," art by Clem Weisbecker; An editor starts his own crime newspaper--The Daily Crime Record--and the Black Hood is about to make the front page. "The Riddle of Sergeant McGinty's Voice," art by Clem Weisbecker; Sergeant McGinty is accused of making false radio alarms, and the crooks behind it are about to broadcast the demise of the Black Hood. "New Director of Orphan Asylum," art by Bill Vigoda; The Black Hood visits a local orphanage to stop a gang of hoods from abusing the kids. "The Crime of the Centuries," script by Otto Binder, art by Bob Fujitani; Hangman goes 100 years into the future to catch a killer. "Bait For Murder" text story by Alf Corsican. "Bill Vigoda Unfair To Villains!", art by Bill Vigoda; Bill Vigoda, the artist of the strip, helps Dusty find some thugs to scrap with. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Blue Bolt Vol. 04 (1943) 8

    Cover by Milt Hammer. Stories and art by Dan Barry, Ray Gill, John Jordan, Eugene L. Pollock, Jim Wilcox, Henry C. Kiefer, Harold DeLay, Jack A. Warren, John Daly, Milt Hammer and Tom Gill. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #44. Former superhero Blue Bolt soars as an aviator hero in WWII. Shot down over the Atlantic, Blue Bolt discovers a hidden enemy air base, in a story with early art by future Flash Gordon artist Dan Barry. Subzero investigates sabotage on victory farms, part of WWII food-supply drives, in his final adventure. Sergeant Spook and Jerry try to help a doctor who's being forced to tend a gangster's bullet wounds. Dick Cole; Fearless Fellers; Sergeant Spook; Old Cap Hawkins True Tales; Loyalty; Edison Bell; Edison Bell's All-Purpose Game Board; Blue Bolt; Krisko & Jasper; Bluebolts and Nuts. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 6
    • INCOMPLETE. Edge pieces cut from two interior pages (slightly affects art and story). Cover detached and re-adhered with tape, centerfold detached.
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    • Staples added (not manufacturing) with single center staple replaced. Chew.

    World War II cover. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Paper drive public service announcement starring Batman, script by Jack Schiff, pencils by Jerry Robinson, inks by George Roussos. News From Belgium, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; the commandos deliver a newspaper press to the Belgian underground. The Jackals of Jawnpore!, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; the commandos assist an India rajah in his efforts to control crime in his city. Action Along the Adriatic!, art by Louis Cazeneuve [ghosting for Jack Kirby]; the commandos go on a mission to aid partisans in the Balkans. Captain Tootsie and the Secret Weapon! ad for Tootsie Rolls, art by C.C. Beck. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #344
    Bull of the Woods Calendar Page (1944) 344

    Postcard style calendar page. Calender on front page. Cartoons on inside and Screw Machine Supply Co. ad on back. March 1944. J.R. Williams. Measures 6" x 9".

  • Vol. 6 #2
    Captain Future (1940-1944 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 6 #2
    • Minor interior tearing.

    Spring 1944. Final issue. Cover by Earle K. Bergey. Stories by Brett Sterling ("Days of Creation"), Ross Rocklynne, Nathaniel Nitkin, and Fredric Brown ("Nothing Sirius"). Virgil Finlay illustrations. 6.75-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #33
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 33
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    Cover by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Stories by Otto Binder, Bert Whitman and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck, Bert Whitman and unknown. Captain Marvel manages to destroy Mr. Mind's Great Big Bertha cannon, but can he stop the missile that was already fired at Russia? Find out in "The Monster Society of Evil Chapter 12: The Bombardment of Earth" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck. Plus: The Captain Marvel Club hires a sculptor to carve Captain Marvel's face in the side of a mountain but a gangster wants the mountain for his own purposes in "Captain Marvel's Great Stone Face"! Captain Marvel also stars in "The Omaha Adventure" (Omaha, Neb. city story) and "Executed for Desertion"! Plus: Little Sneezer in an untitled tale by Bert Whitman. And: 2-page text story "Worth His Salt!" by Herbert Smith. 56 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Catman Comics (1941) 23
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Centerfold married. 7 pieces of tape on interior cover.
    • Label #C06FE4-002
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior is complete, but brittle. Full length spine split through cover and all wraps.
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap and two center wraps missing, affects Mickey and the Kitten and Ragman stories. Heavy chew affecting last story page.

    Cover by Charles Quinlan. Stories and art by Don Rico, Herman C. Browner, Jack Grogan, Jack Alderman, and C. R. Schaare. Sometimes listed as Cat-Man Comics Vol. 2 #10. The adventures of Cat-Man and other early superheroes from the Golden Age of comics. Cat-Man heads to Europe when Hitler unleashes the Four Horsemen of Doom themselves. Blackout learns of a new Nazi secret weapon, sort of aerial napalm, developed by a lunatic and tested on British POWs. The Hood tracks Lady Satan, who targets defense workers, but she plans to get the drop on him first by abducting Ray. Cat-Man & Kitten; The Deacon: Fate Turns the Combination; Ragman; Little Leaders; The Hood: The Adventure with Lady Satan; Gum for a Gumshoe; Blackout: Firebrand of Disaster; The Siren's Wail; I Knew Billy the Kid. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 15 #10
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 15 #10

    Volume 15, Issue 10 - March 1944. 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 #1A
    Classics Illustrated 018 Hunchback of Notre Dame (1944) 1A
    • Cover detached at single center staple.
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached. Heavy chew around original single center staple.

    Hunchback of Notre Dame, 1st Printing, Gilberton edition, Classics Comics. (HRN 17, 3/44). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 10
    • Cover detached. 3" cumulative spine split.

    Victor E. Pazmiño cover. Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Supermouse" story by Richard E. Hughes, art by Milton Stein; "The Arctic Adventure of Billy" story by Raymond McKee, art by P. Busce; "Waldo the Weasel" art by Irving Dressler; "Pinkie the Curious Penguin" art by Tony Loeb; "Abercrombie" art by Woody Gelman; "Chee Wah Wah" art by Al Pross; "Mick the Monk and the Cops" art by Ben Farish; and "Basil the Bold" art by Victor E. Pazmiño. Illustrated text stories: "Dumb Bunny's Water Rabbit, A Rib-Tickling Story: A Cute Little Cottontail Meets a New Playmate!" by Chuck Stanley; "A Meal for Marvin Mouse..." by Kelvin McKay; and "General Beaver's Army..." by Donald Bayne Hobart. 60 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #2
    Crack Detective (1942-1949 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 5 #2
  • Vol. 4 #6
    Detective Book Magazine (1930-1952 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 4 #6
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
  • Issue #85
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 85
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Label #0604251015

    Joker cover art by Dick Sprang. The Joker's Double starring Batman and Robin, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Ed Kressy and Dick Sprang, inks by Dick Sprang. Batman and Robin public service announcement about paper. Three-Ring Binks story, script and art by Jack Farr. The Lone Wolf's Number starring The Crimson Avenger, art by John Daly. The Perfumed Diamonds starring Slam Bradley, art by Martin Naydel. The Short Wave of Crime starring Air Wave, script by Joe Samachson, art by George Roussos. Superman March of Dimes public service announcement, art by Joe Shuster. The Saboteur text story by Eric Carter. Curtain Call for Action starring The Boy Commandos, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. 56 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Mar 1944
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Mar 1944
    • Interior complete. Full length spine split. Back cover detached but present.

    March 1944. Cover and illustrations by Lawrence. "The Man Who Was Thursday (A Nightmare)" by G. K. Chesterton and "The Ghost Pirates" by William Hope Hodgson. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 144 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 26 #2
    G-Men Detective (1935-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 26 #2
    • 4 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #1
    Gay Comics (1944 Timely) 1
    • Paper: White
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #77C919-017

    Untitled Tessie the Typist story; Tessie goes to Washington and gets a government job to help out the war effort. "Case of the Purloined Pearls!" starring the Squat Car Squad; Sarge and Rook are sent to Coney Island to capture the Funster. Untitled story; Half Chief Poke-In-Nose is sent out to hunt food before the winter snow falls. "The Strange Case of the Bananna Brain" starring Eustace Hayseed and Choo Choo; Eustace has developed a skill at finding oil. "They're Nautical, But Nice!"; Star and Tar sneak off the ship to go dancing with girls. "Photo Finish" text story by Helen King. "Case in the Suit Case"; Snoopy and Dr. Nutzy investigate a series of robberies at a hotel. Untitled Mopey of the Merchant Marine story; While lost at sea, Mopey fires off some sky rockets. "The Puny Person With the Potent Paws," script and art by Basil Wolverton; Powerhouse Pepper goes after a couple of swindlers who cheated him and others in a land deal. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #3
    Greatest Detective Cases (1940 Duchess Printing) Vol. 4 #3
    • Glue at spine. Staple rust with migration.

    Volume 4 - Issue 3, March 1944. In this issue; "Hypnotism Solves the Murder" by Edger D. Smith, "He Settled for Blood" by M.E. Benton, "The Man Who Disappeared" by Neil Wood and "Hot Wood for a Cold Chiseler". 8" x10.5", 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #11
    Green Lantern (1941-1949 Golden Age) 11
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    • Paper: White
    • CGCGroup World label. Signature on back cover.

    Cover art by Paul Reinman. American Red Cross Needs Your Help public service announcement starring the Justice Society of America, art by Joe Gallagher. The Dastardly Designs of Doiby Dickles's Pals starring Green Lantern, art by Martin Nodell; An insurance policy made out to Doiby Dickles in the amount of $1000 suddenly attracts alot of attention when it is discovered that an error was made and the policy is actually worth a cool $1 million! Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]. Mysterious Passenger starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. Doiby Dickles Goes On a Case public service announcement starring Green Lantern, art by Paul Reinman. Having a Wonderful Crime, Wish You Were Here starring Green Lantern, script by Alfred Bester, art by Martin Nodell. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Mar 5 1944
    Grit Story Section (c. 1916) Mar 5 1944

    March 5, 1944. The Grit "Story Section" was originally issued weekly as part of the Grit newspaper. Fiction stories by Harold Channing Wire, W.H.B. Kent, Dorothy Marie Davis, Morris Brand Higgins, Rose Franken (as Franken Meloney), and John C. Mills. 8 1/4-in. x 11 1/2-in., 32 pages, black and white text with illustrations.

  • Mar 12 1944
    Grit Story Section (c. 1916) Mar 12 1944

    March 12, 1944. The Grit "Story Section" was originally issued weekly as part of the Grit newspaper. "This Right I Claim" by Doris Hume begins. Other fiction stories by Alma & Paul Ellerbe, Hope Dahle Jordan. W.H.B. Kent, Allen F. Herdman, Harry Harrison Kroll, and Robert Plate. 8 1/4-in. x 11 1/2-in., 32 pages, black and white text with illustrations.

  • Mar 19 1944
    Grit Story Section (c. 1916) Mar 19 1944

    March 19, 1944. The Grit "Story Section" was originally issued weekly as part of the Grit newspaper. Fiction stories by Doris Hume, Alma & Paul Ellerbe, Florence Russell Christian, W.H.B. Kent, Phyllis Moore Gallagher, Maxine Curtis, and Edward Price. 8 1/4-in. x 11 1/2-in., 28 pages, black and white text with illustrations.

  • Mar 26 1944
    Grit Story Section (c. 1916) Mar 26 1944

    March 26, 1944. The Grit "Story Section" was originally issued weekly as part of the Grit newspaper. Fiction stories by Richard Sale, Doris Hume, Mabel Ruth Jackson, Kenneth H. Lunsford, W.H.B. Kent, Allen F. Herdman, and Dorothy Marie Davis. 8 1/4-in. x 11 1/2-in., 32 pages, black and white text with illustrations.

  • Issue #7
    Headline Comics (1943) 7
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    • Interior is complete. Spine fully split (taped).

    Cover by Jack Binder. Stories and art by Buster Green and H. C. Kiefer. Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. Buck Saunders takes on deep-sea jewel thieves; Teen inventor Cliff Gordon uses his three-way plane to find The Nazi Submarine Base Where None Can Exist; Time-traveling teen Tom Morgan witnesses the burning of Rome. Junior Rangers; Animal Crackers; Buck Saunders; Cliff Gordon the Wonder Boy; Kinker Kinkaid; The Rabbit's Hutch; Perry Allen; Tom Morgan. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Heroic Comics (1940) 23

    Cover by H.C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Jimmy Thompson, H.C. Kiefer, Harry G. Peter, Charles G. Loeb, Frank Wead, Russell Keaton and Stephen Douglas. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Man O' Metal investigates strange hauntings in a coal mine and discovers diamonds; A PSA for wartime scrap-metal drives featuring The Music Master; Music Master learns the Nazis are testing a secret sonic weapon. Music Master and Man o' Metal were listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; The Music Master; Warrior in Underwear; Man O' Metal; I Faced a One-Man Firing Squad; Destination: Death; Flyin' Jenny. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #5
    Hollywood Detective (1942-1950 Culture Publications) Pulp Vol. 3 #5
    • 1.5" Spine split from top. Cream pages.
  • Issue #10
    Leading Comics (1941) 10
    Published Mar 1944 by DC.
    • Paper: White
    • Pedigree: Crowley
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Scuffing on back of case
    • Crowley Copy.
    • Label #0010529007

    Cover art by Louis Cazeneuve. King of the Hundred Isles (Chapter 1), script by Joe Samachson, art by Arthur Cazeneuve; The Law's Legionnaires have been summoned by a friend of Justin to discover the whereabouts of one Professor Moran, whose museum expedition in the Pacific has vanished. Crusoe and Crusoe, Inc. (Chapter 2); Washing up ashore on a strange isle, the Crimson Avenger and Speedy go about building an abode for themselves, then set out to look for the other Legionnaires. His Majesty, King Baby-Face (Chapter 3). Taskmasters and Toilers (Chapter 4). The Fortunate Fish (Chapter 5). Revelation of Roguery (Chapter 6). Kingdom's End (Chapter 7). Double-Talk Dictionary humor two-pager. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Mar 13 1944
    Life (1936) Mar 13 1944
    Life (1936) Mar 13 1944
    Published Mar 1944 by Clair Maxwell.
    • Rusty staples.

    March 13, 1944. Classic weekly news/photo magazine. In this issue: junior dances; the Aleutians; "master mentalist" Joseph Dunninger; and more. 10.5-in. x 13.75-in.; partial color; 128 pages. Back cover Coca-Cola ad with art by Dean Cornwell. Cover price $0.10.

  • Mar 20 1944
    Life (1936) Mar 20 1944
    Life (1936) Mar 20 1944
    Published Mar 1944 by Clair Maxwell.
    • Rusty staples and water damage.

    March 20, 1944. Classic weekly news/photo magazine. In this issue: the ballet; frostbite; synthetic sky; and more. 10.5-in. x 13.75-in.; partial color; 132 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 29
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Cover detached. 2" spine split from bottom of wrap. Some puzzles complete. Centerfold detached.
    • Cover held on with tape.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing centerfold (affects art and story).
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    • Centerfold detached at single center staple.
  • Issue #56
    Magic Comics (1939) 56

    Edited by Margery McKay (sometimes credited as G. Whiz). Stories and art by Lee Falk, Phil Davis, Feg Murray, Clayton Knight, H. H. Knerr, Fran Striker, Charles Flanders, Floyd Torbert, Robert Storm, Mel Graff, Carl Anderson, Edwina Dumm, Chic Young, Bob Dunn, Frank Miller, Joe Musial, Billy DeBeck, Jimmy Thompson, Eugene L. Pollack, Tom Sims, and Bela Zaboly. Lee Falk's adventurer Mandrake the Magician gets top billing in this anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. Carl Anderson's Henry gets up to silent mischief. The back cover ad offers war bonds, victory gardens, and other WWII-era homefront drive items as prizes, as well as Gene Autry accessories and a mock Gatling gun. Mandrake the Magician; Seein' Stars; Jan and Aloysius; The Romance of Flying; Bunky; The Lone Ranger; Secret Agent X-9; Henry; Little Acorns; High Spots; Popeye; Barney Baxter; Blondie; Indian Lore; Tippie and Cap Stubbs; Dinglehoofer. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Marvel Mystery Comics (1939) 53
    • Paper: Off white
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #0344638007

    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. Master Plan for Destruction starring Human Torch, art by Jimmy Thompson. Octopus of the Pacific starring Sub-Mariner, art by Allen Simon. Terry Vance untitled story, art by Bob Oskner. All Wet text story. Flaming Hate starring Miss America, script by Otto Binder, art by Charles Nicholas. Patriot untitled story. Angel untitled story, art by Gustav Schrotter. 60 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 48
    • Cover detached, tape along spine (interior and exterior).
    • INCOMPLETE. Pages missing. Interrupts art and story. Cover detached.
  • Issue #27
    Military Comics (1941) 27
    • 2 1/2" back cover tear.

    Cover art by Alex Kotzky. This Is My Own, My Native Land starring Blackhawk, pencils by John Cassone, inks by Alex Kotzky. Untitled stories starring Sniper (art by Vernon Henkel), Death Patrol (art by Jack Cole as Ralph Johns), Private Dog Tag (script and art by Bart Tumey), and P.T. Boat. U.S. Shock Troops Conquer Munda featuring Secret War News, script and art by Fred Guardineer. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Monkeyshines Comics (1944) 4

    Sam Singer cover. Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Marmaduke Monk"; "Nutty Squirrel"; "Pete the Peke"; "Tuffy Bear"; "Funny Bunny and Woo Woo Wolf"; and "An Aesop's Fable...The Vulture and the Fox" art by Sam Singer. "A Day at the Carnival" text story by Joe Blair. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Mutt and Jeff (1939-65 All Am./National/Dell/Harvey) 13
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Sheldon Mayer (credited as Bud Fisher). Stories and art by Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher), Sol Hess, W. A. Carlson, Sheldon Mayer, Joe Gallagher, Rod Reed and C.C. Beck. DC reprints the comic strip that defined the comic strip, featuring the original tall-and-short comedy duo. Also featuring the "topper" strip Cicero's Cat, and other strips from bygone days. Jeff gets a job selling fresh eggs - but the eggs are so fresh, they're chickens. Mutt and Jeff get in a car smash-up and have to decide who was at fault. Plus a Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Secret Weapon," with art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck, and a PSA for the American Red Cross featuring Wonder Woman and the Justice Society. Also featuring an "editor" credit to M.C. Gaines, inventor of the comic book and founder of EC Comics. Mutt & Jeff; Cicero's Cat; Simp O'Dill; Hop Harrigan. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Pep Comics (1940-1987 Archie) 47
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Manufactured with 2nd, 6th, 11th and 15th page detached. Centerfold detached.
    • Label #3A7339-025

    The Madman's Castle starring Shield. We'll Never Be Licked starring Captain Commando. The Noose starring Hangman, art by Bob Fujitani. Archie story, art by Carl Hubbell. Catfish Joe story, art by Larry Harris. Li'l Chief Bugaboo story, art by Dave Higgins. Marco Loco story, art by Carl Hubbell. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Planet Comics (1940 Fiction House) 29
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.57) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing, interrupts art and story. Half length spine split.

    Cover by Joe Doolin. Edited by Malcolm Reiss. Stories and art by Graham Ingels, Joe Doolin, Fran Deitrick, George Appel, Richard Case, Lily Renee, and Lee Elias. The first true science fiction comic, Planet Comics featured classic space opera with square-jawed heroes, rockets, rayguns and bug-eyed aliens of every stripe. Good-girl art aplenty as Gale and her team encounter a handsome stranger while crossing the Broken Mountains in search of stolen ernium; The Star Pirate and crew get in the space-dinghy to explore a forest planet, but they're not alone; Hunt and Lyssa discover that Hollywood has become the territory of a maiden-capturing cult in the future of the Lost World. Featuring art by pioneering female artists Fran Deitrick/Hopper and Lily Renee. Fun alien-grabs-the-girl cover by Joe Doolin. The Lost World; Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron; Mars, God of War; Space Rangers; Is There a Lost Race Beneath the Polar Cap?; Norge Benson; Auro Lord of Jupiter; The Star Pirate. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Popular Comics (1936) 97

    Comic strip reprints. Features include the Gumps, Smilin' Jack, Terry and the Pirates, Gasoline Alley, Gang Busters, Polly and Her Pals, Dr. Bobbs, Etta Kett, Elza Poppin, Toots and Casper, Lew Loyal, and Smokey Stover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 144 #3
    Popular Science (1872-Present) Vol. 144 #3
    • .5" Spine split from top. 1" Side edge tear through cover and about 1/4 of the book.

    Volume 144, Issue 3 -March 1944. Featured article on "The Hellcat in Action" and "Battle Markings of the World's Fighting Planes, in Color!" Also includes articles on automobile, home, and workshop upkeep projects. 6 1/2-in. x 9 1/2-in., 224 pages, PC/PB&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 26 #2
    Popular Western (1934-1953 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 26 #2
    • Interior complete. Full spine split. Cover detached. Spine taped.