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Comic books October 1944

  • Vol. 25 #3
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 25 #3

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  • Vol. 10 #3
    10-Story Detective Magaizine (1938-1949 Ace Magazines) Pulp Vol. 10 #3

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  • Issue #91
    Ace Comics (1937) 91

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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. Blondie strips, art by Chic Young. Teddy and Sitting Bull strips, art by Joe Musial. Tillie the Toiler strips, art by Russ Westover. Prince Valiant strips, art by Hal Foster. Curley Harper at Lakespur strips, art by Lyman Young. Barney Google strips, art by Billy DeBeck. Just Kids strips by A.D. Carter. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #77
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 77
    Published Oct 1944 by DC.
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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. The Headline Hoax starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Ed Dobrotka (signed as Joe Shuster). The Punctured Picture starring Hayfoot Henry. The Rainbow Man sees Red starring The Vigilante, art by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.). The Leaping Leopard starring Congo Bill. The Pranks of Pan starring Zatara. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Oct 1944
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Oct 1944

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  • Vol. 23 #1
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  • Issue #61
    All American Comics (1939) 61

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    Cover art by Paul Reinman. Fighters Never Quit, script by Alfred Bester, art by Paul Reinman; Green Lantern comes up against an opponent impervious to his power ring: the gruesome Solomon Grundy! Van Dorra's Box starring The Atom, script by Joe Greene, art by Joe Gallagher. The Men with Two Lives starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by Joe Greene, art by Stan Aschmeier [as Stan Josephs]. Captured starring Red, White and Blue, art by Joe Gallagher. A Letter from Home starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 101 #4
    All-Story Love (1940s Popular Publications) Canadian Edition Vol. 101 #4

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    Vol. 101 #4 - Oct. 1944. Canadian edition. 6 3/4-in. x 9 3/4-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    America's Best Comics (1942) 11

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  • Issue #1
    American Air Forces (1944) 1
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    • 3" cumulative spine split.
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    • 3" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Edited by Raymond Krank, Vincent Sullivan and Creig Flessel. Stories and art by Creig Flessel, Chas. M. Quinlan, Al Plastino, Al Bare, Henry Kiefer and Wood Cowan. Tales of military adventure and aviation, from the era before the Air Force existed as a separate branch of the US Armed Forces. Each issue also featured magazine-style illustrated factual articles as well as comics. A portrayal of the D-Day invasion of Europe in 1944; The little-known role of gliders in the Normandy invasion; General Wingate's commando squad called The Chindits tackles Axis forces in Burma. Also featuring an ad for a glow-in-the dark necktie, "creates a sensation wherever you go." Invasion!; The Blue Ghost; Lensman's Luck; Fliers of the Future; Surprise Party!; Pacific Pick-Up; The Mists of Doom; Battleship; Airborne Assault; Air Lens; Right from the Start!; Dead Man's Ship; One Against the Luftwaffe!; Bridge-Busters; Fire-Ball; Service Station; Death Plays Tag; The Chindits; The Hinges of Hell; Susie; Pistol Packin' Mama. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #250
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  • Vol. 319 #3
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 319 #3

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  • Vol. 4 #7
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  • Vol. 4 #7
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  • Vol. 34 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 34 #2

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    Volume 34, Issue 2 - October, 1944. Cover by William Timmins. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "Blind Man's Buff" by Malcolm Jameson. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #11
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    Issue 11 - "Murder R.F.D.". Softcover Digest, 5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #324
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  • Issue #325
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  • Issue #326
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  • Issue #327
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  • Issue #54
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  • Vol. 23 #2
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  • Vol. 14 #3
    Big Book Western Magazine (1933-1954 Two-Books/Popular) Big-Book Western Pulp Vol. 14 #3

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    Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #50
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 50

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    Stories and art by Jeff MacHamer, Ray Krank, Ogden Whitney, Tom DeAngelo, Ham Fisher, Kermit Jadiker and Charles Zerner (credited as Paine), Elmer Wexler, 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. Captive and unconscious in an Axis prison, Tony Trent flashes back to how he first became the Face. Doc Static's "glamour ray" makes Slap Happy so attractive, Cobina Cobra immediately wants to marry him. Charlie Chan ties to dispose of deadly bombs the size and shape of fountain pens before they go off. Amusing cover features horrifying hero The Face refusing to watch a 1940s horror movie. Vic Jordan; Sparky Watts; Charlie Chan; Captain Yank; Joe Palooka; Bo; Dixie Dugan; The Face; Skyman; Hollywood Husband; The Cats Were Hep! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 35

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    The Artist who Painted Death!; the Prophetic Painter paints your future. The Threat From Saturn--Chapter 2: The Blinding Ray; criminals banished from the planet Saturn attempt to take over the Earth. The Beauty Parlor Murders; Joan Mason discovers a bag of cocaine in her purse. The Land of "Yups" "Nopes" and "Maybes" starring the O'Brine Twins. Untitled Blue Beetle story featuring the Beetlemobile. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #1
    Blue Bolt (1940-1949) Vol. 5 #1
    Published Oct 1944 by Funnies, Inc..

    Cover by Milt Hammer. Stories and art by C.C. Beck, Rod Reed, Ray Gill, John Jordan, Jim Wilcox, Henry C. Kiefer, William Haywood, Milt Hammer and Tom Gill. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #49. Former superhero Blue Bolt soars as an aviator hero in WWII. Sergeant Spook and Jerry investigate after gangsters reprogram a chess-playing robot...to kill! The Fearless Fellers kid gang launches a weekly scrap collection drive to promote the war effort. Also featuring an ad for Tootsie Rolls, "Captain Tootsie and the Giant Cannon!" from Shazam creator C.C. Beck. Dick Cole; Fearless Fellers; Cap Hawkins Tales; Edison Bell; Edison Bell's Clothes Closet; Sergeant Spook; Killer of the Kilns; Krisko & Jasper; Blue Bolt; Sniffy; Bluebolts & Nuts. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Oct 1944
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Oct 1944

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  • Vol. 7 #4
    Blue Ribbon Western (1937-1950 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 7 #4

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  • Issue #12
    Bouncer, The (1944) 12
    Published Oct 1944 by Fox.

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    Stories and art by Bob Kanigher and Louis Ferstadt. One of the stranger superheroes, Greek deity Antaeus - who can bounce whenever hurled to the ground - appears when summoned by his modern-day descendant, a neurotic artist. The Bouncer has the distinction of being the first character created by comics legend Robert Kanigher - as well as appearing in both Scott Shaw!'s Oddball Comics and The League of Regrettable Superheroes. The Bouncer and friends investigate when a circus clown claims to be the devil himself, and many wish to follow him; A crooked boxing promoter seeking an easy knock-out discovers One Round Hogan is the real thing; Rocket Kelly crash-lands in the jungle and is captured by a native tribe and their mysterious white queen, Manta. The Bouncer: The Clown Who Played Satan; One Round Hogan; Joy Family; The Bet; Rocket Kelly. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Boy Comics (1942) 18

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by R.W. Hall, Radcliffe, Alan Mandel, Dick Briefer, Dick 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 tracks the murderous thug known as Johnny-on-the-Spot, in a particularly violent pre-Code story. Yankee Longago has a Groundhog Day-style time-loop adventure that teaches the importance of war bonds, a wartime fundraising effort, featuring art by Dick Briefer. Swoop Storm uses his new Gull Plane, a flap-winged plane like Airboy's Birdie, to take on Axis forces during WWII, featuring art possibly by Archie creator Bob Montana. Crimebuster; Swoop Storm; True Story of Jan Smudek; Daredevils Greatest Battle; Little Dynamite; Young Robinhood and his Band; Yankee Longago. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 55 #2
    Breezy Stories and Young's Magazine (1915-1949 C.H. Young) Pulp Vol. 55 #2

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  • Vol. 29 #4
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  • Issue #33
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 33

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    Stories and art by Sam Glankoff, Jack Sparling, Adam Allen, John Scott Douglas, Frances Huff, Darrell Huff, Mary Wieand, Martha Ross, Eva-Lis Wuorio, Isabelle Corey, Elizabeth Nichols, Elena Chance, 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 profile of teen dancers; A comics biography of Minnie Spotted-Wolf, Native American and female member of the US Marines; A comics biography of USO performer Peggy Alexander. Also featuring a Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Toy Cannon," with possible art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck. Judy Wing; Mystery in Ward 13; Double Exposure Mystery; Self-Portrait by Reynolds; Careers for Tomorrow; Movies of the Month; Light Competition; Lets Talk Things Over; They Say It With Dancing; School Belles; Growing Pains; It's Fun to Sew; The Jade Goddess; Recipe for Youth; Rainbow; Hotcha - Biscuits!; Added Attractions; Pick Your Coat Colors Out of a Jewel Box; Make a Pablum Dress; Go Places in Double Daters; You Talk With Your Hands; Star Without Spotlight; The Victory Club; Girls in the News; Tricks for Teens. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #17
    Captain Aero Comics (1941) Vol. 4 #17
    Published Oct 1944 by Holyoke.
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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Nina Albright, Jack Alderman, Rudy Palais, John Giunta, George Appel, Manny Stallman, Charles Quinlan and Lou Ferstadt. Sometimes listed as Captain Aero Comics Vol. 4 #3. A patriotic WWII aviator hero whose motto is "Keep 'Em Flyin'!" A dying man gives Miss Victory a chemical formula that Axis forces want. When Japanese troops seize medical supplies, the masked hero Red Cross gets irate. Plus a comics biography of canine soldier Caesar. Cover by legendary artist L. B. Cole. Captain Aero: The Killers in Kunai; Miss Victory: Death from the Past; Burma Roadsters; Episode In the South Pacific; The Mighty Mite: Yokohama Yokels; Salute to the Yanks "The Dog of War"; Captain Aeros Sky Scouts: The Pilot Who Looked Like Death; The Red Cross. Series skips to #21 after this. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 42

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    Includes: Alex Schomburg cover art; Tojo's Terror Masters, art by Vince Alascia; The Spy-Master of the Third Reich starring Human Torch, art by Al Bellman; Bottle Neck text story; Waters of Death, Pencils by Vince Alascia; and The Baron of Horror Castle, Pencils by Syd Shores, Inks by Vince Alascia. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941-1953 Fawcett) 40
    • Lateral spine tearing.
    • INCOMPLETE. Corner missing, interrupts art or story.

    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder, Dick McCay and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck, Dick McCay and unknown. Mr. Mind learns that his new death ray only disintegrates metal, not living things. He captures Billy yet again, and orders the crocodile man Sylvester to shoot the boy in "The Monster Society of Evil Chapter 19: The Black Death Ray" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck. Captain Marvel also stars in: "Captain Marvel Gets the Heir" with story by Otto Binder; "The Chimes of Crime" with story by Otto Binder; and "Boston's Mayor for a Day" (Boston, Massachusetts city story). Plus: Richard Richard, Private Dick's first appearance in the 2-page tale "The Milk Bottle Case" by Dick McCay. And: 2-page text story "Ragged Spy." 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942-1953 Fawcett) 24
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    • Restored: C2
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Restoration includes: piece added to cover. (Tape in interior cover.)
    • Label #2095797009

    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948 Fawcett) 25
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    "Captain Midnight Rides the Monsoon"; Capt. Midnight stars in "Sergeant Twilight Stays Out Late"; and "Johnny Blair in the Air." 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #3
    Cartoon Humor (1939 Collegian) Vol. 7 #3

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    October, 1944. Volume 7, Issue 3. Cover by Earle Bergey. Cartoon strips by Jefferson Machamer, George Shellhase, Reamer Keller, Adolph Schus, Al Ross, Walt Munson, Merrylen Townsend, Ty Mahon, Louis Priscilla, Jack Markow, Vic Herman, Lawrence Lariar, Michael Berry, Eric Godal, George Hamilton Green and W.P. Trent. 8.5-in. x 10.5-in. 82 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 16 #5
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 16 #5

    Volume 16, Issue 5 - October 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 022 The Pathfinder 1A
    • 1/2" Spine split from top.
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split. 3" tear on first page.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    The Pathfinder, 1st Printing, Classics Comics, Gilberton edition. Comic book adaptation of the classic James Fenimore Cooper story about a guide in the early 1700s when the French and Indian Wars were taking place. Illustrated by Louis Zansky. Issue also has a text biography of Cooper. (HRN 22, 10/44).

  • Issue #1B
    Classics Illustrated 022 The Pathfinder 1B
    • Cover is loose at staples.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing ad page. Does not interrupt art or story. 8-1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    The Pathfinder, 1st Printing, Classics Comics, Island edition. Comic book adaptation of the classic James Fenimore Cooper story about a guide in the early 1700s when the French and Indian Wars were taking place. Illustrated by Louis Zansky. Issue also has a text biography of Cooper. (HRN 22, 10/44).

  • Issue #1C
    Classics Illustrated 022 The Pathfinder 1C
    • Severe cover oxidation, fragile spine.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    The Pathfinder, 1st Printing, 10/44, Classics Comics, Queens City Times edition. Comic book adaptation of the classic James Fenimore Cooper story about a guide in the early 1700s when the French and Indian Wars were taking place. Illustrated by Louis Zansky. Issue also has a text biography of Cooper. (HRN 22, 10/44). Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 15 #8
    Complete Western Book Magazine (1933-1957 Newsstand) Pulp Vol. 15 #8
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.
  • Vol. 2 #5
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  • Oct 1944
    Cutie (1944-1946) Oct 1944
    Published Oct 1944 by UNKNOWN.

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    October 1944. Peter Driben cover. Includes pictorial of Movita Castaneda, Marlon Brando's second wife. 8.5" x 11.25". 66 pages. Black and white. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #92
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 92

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    Cover by Dick Sprang. Stories by Joseph Greene, Jack Farr and unknown. Art by Dick Sprang, Jack Farr, Howard Sherman, George Roussos and Louis Cazeneuve. A group of crooks, led by Brainy Bulow, are down on their luck and worried that they can't make an honest dollar. Then they notice a "Wanted" poster, and decide to go into an honest business for once: rounding up wanted felons and cashing in on their rewards in the Batman and Robin tale "Crime's Manhunt" by Joseph Greene and Dick Sprang. Plus: Three-Ring Binks in an untitled story by Jack Farr; Slam Bradley in "Case of the Smoking Sign!" with art by Howard Sherman; Air Wave in "The Hard-Working Hoodlum!" with art by George Roussos; and The Boy Commandos in "Saga of the Northland!" with art by Louis Cazeneuve. Also: 2-page text story "Nobody Knew" by Eddie Bell. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
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    Volume 34, 1st Printing - "Exit Screaming" by Christopher Hale. Softcover, 5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 14 #2
    Detective Novels Magazine (1938-1949 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 14 #2

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  • Vol. 168 #6
    Detective Story Magazine (1915-1949 Street & Smith) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 168 #6

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