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Comic books November 1944

  • Vol. 25 #4
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Vol. 25 #4

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  • Vol. 11 #4
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Vol. 11 #4

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  • Issue #92
    Ace Comics (1937) 92
    • One staple (manufacturing). Staple rust.
    • Cover detached at both staples.
    • Centerfold detached.

    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. Private Breger Abroad strips by Dave Breger. 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.

  • Vol. 9 #1
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 9 #1

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  • Issue #78
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 78
    Published Nov 1944 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1462751014

    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. The Chef of Bohemia starring Superman, script by Alvin Schwartz (signed as Jerry Siegel), art by Ira Yarbrough (signed as Joe Shuster). The Bloke who Croaked the Oak starring Hayfoot Henry. Portraits for Plunder starring The Vigilante, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Mort Meskin. A Fortune in Feathers starring Congo Bill, art by Edwin Smalle. Planes without Pilots starring Zatara. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 112 #1
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Vol. 112 #1

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  • Issue #94
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 94

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. Reincarnation of a Rogue, script by Joe Samachson, art by Pen Shumaker; Ape Larson, while hiding from the Police and the Sandman, picks up a book in the library on reincarnation, and, after reading it, figures that any mutt of the street could possibly be his brother. Ancestor Unknown starring The Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Stars Fell on Allie Bammer starring Starman, script by Joe Samachson, art by Emil Gershwin. The Puzzle of the Tired Pigeons starring Genius Jones, script by Whitney Ellsworth, art by Stan Kaye. The Battle of Ti Liang starring Mike Gibbs, Guerilla, script by Joe Samachson, art by Edmond Good. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Air Ace Vol. 2 (1945) 6
    • Staple rust and migration.
  • Vol. 319 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 319 #4

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  • Vol. 34 #3
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 34 #3

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    Volume 34, Issue 3 - November, 1944. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "Killdozer" by Theodore Sturgeon. 6.5-in. x 9.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #25
    Batman (1940) 25
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1944 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Staple added, not manufacturing.
    • Label #1108132003
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing, affects art and story.

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Knights of Knavery," script by Don Cameron, pencils by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane), inks by Jerry Robinson; Batman's attempt to set a trap to catch the Penguin and the Joker backfires and the two criminals form a partnership to commit crimes and outwit the Caped Crusaders. "The Sheik of Gotham City!", script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane), inks by Jerry Robinson; An evil, former Sheik in Bahgdad learns that the true Sheik, once thought dead, is alive and well, living in exile in Gotham City as a cab driver, so he travels to Gotham to find this man and kill him. 2-page "A Blow for Freedom" by Stan Carter. "The Mesmerized Manhunter!", script by Don Cameron, art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred decides to go to the theatre one night to use his detective skills to expose the tricks of a stage magician, and ends up capturing a thief who stole the box office receipts while being hypnotized! "The Kilowatt Cowboys!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane), inks by Jerry Robinson; The Caped Crusaders are sent to investigate the thefts of valuable copper wire from the Rocky Dam Light and Power Company, which is erecting a power cable into a new territory. 1-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #6
    Beauty Parade (1941-1956 Harrison Publications) Vol. 3 #6

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  • Issue #51
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 51

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  • Vol. 26 #9
    Black Mask (1920-1951 Pro-Distributors/Popular) Black Mask Detective Pulp Vol. 26 #9

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  • Issue #8
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 8

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    Edited by Ned L. Pines. Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories by Capt. Kerry McRoberts, John X. Connors, Larry Latham, and Ed Moritz. Action-packed tales featuring such characters as Hale of the Herald and the Black Terror, a super strong super-hero. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 36

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    The Runaway House, art by E. C. Stoner [as Otis]; The Beetle and Joan go to the Barth house to pick up Nell and Bruce to take them on their adventure. The Threat From Saturn Chapter. 3: The Blue Beetle At Bay!, art by E. C. Stoner; Gloat takes possession of the Blue Beetle. The Education of Johnny Poppa text story. The Creamery Crime starring Joan Mason, art by Art Allen. The Great Presto starring the O'Brine Twins, script and art by Larry Page. The Talking Jewel; Bill Stevens is accused of killing his fiance's father and trying to steal the Mindali Diamond. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Blue Bolt Vol. 05 (1944) 2
  • Vol. 80 #1
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Vol. 80 #1

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  • Issue #13
    Bouncer, The (1944) 13
    Published Nov 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 protects two kids from gangsters who want the tin can eaten by their pet goat, Alonzo; Boxer One Round Hogan has misadventures in Mexico; Rocket Kelly and his team manage to escape the Japanese military, but their captive, the jungle queen Manta, causes trouble. The Bouncer: The Adventure of the Darkened Lighthouse; One Round Hogan; Joy Family; Pedro's Sacrifice; Rocket Kelly. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 34

    Stories and art by Sam Glankoff, Jack Sparling, Dorothy Maywood Bird, Shirley Rappelt, Beryl Williams, Jean Dain, Adam Allen, Martha Ross, Eugenia Limedorfer, 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 guide to perfume for young girls; A comics biography of pioneering military flight nurse Gerda Bouwhuis; Highlights of a career in teaching. Judy Wing; Mystery in Ward 13; Courage on High; Flaming Timber; Babes in Fashion Land; Movies of the Month; Double Exposure Mystery; From Our Family Album; Lets Talk Things Over; Halloween Magic; They Back Up the Front; Teachers Are Only Human; It's Fun to Sew; Fragrant as a Rose; Win with Cocoa; Water Is a Lovely Thing; Wackie Walkies; Chilly Sauce for Slumber Parties; Dress Up to Your Dates; Yours for the Making; How Do You NO?; The Victory Club; Girls in the News; Tricks for Teens. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 41

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    Story by Otto Binder, art by C.C. Beck, Al Liederman and Pete Costanza. This is Chapter 20 of the "Monster Society of Evil" serial, with sinister appearances by Sivana, Beautia, and Mr. Mind! Also in this issue, Captain Marvel visits Dayton, Ohio! Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 25

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  • Issue #26
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 26

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  • Issue #26
    Catman Comics (1941) 26

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    Vol 3 #2 Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 16 #6
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 16 #6

    Volume 16, Issue 6 - November 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.

  • Vol. 13 #4
    Complete Love Magazine (1938-1951 Periodical House) Vol. 13 #4

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  • Issue #3
    Contact Comics (1944) 3

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    Cover art by L. B. Cole. "Bombs Away!" one-page story, art by L. B. Cole. "Zombie Doctor," art by Rudy Palais; Dennis Quinn, the Golden Eagle, encounters the mad scientist Dr. Yammu. "Conquerors of the Seas," art by Louis Ferstadt; An historical account that briefly details important trans-oceanic flights and events in the early part of the twentieth century. "Shalu," art by John Giunta; Flamingo seeks out a murderous cult. "End of a Fighter" text story. Untitled story, art by L. B. Cole; Singled out by the Japanese High Command to be removed from the Pacific Theatre of the war, Black Venus is drawn into a battle with Colonel Yoitoyo, who has decided to commit atrocities upon American POW's in order to get her out in the open. "Flying Box Cars," art by George Appel; The function of the Air Transport Command, and its role in World War II, is described. "Silver Wings"; A history of Johnny Jones and how he is made a combat ready pilot in the U.S. Army air forces. "Keep 'em Flying!" article; An account of American war production. "Revenge A La Cherokee," art by George Appel; Tommy Tomahawk rescues his friend Red Wing from the Axis powers. "South Pacific Thunderbolts," art by Manny Stallman; The story of how Col. Kearby shot down six Japanese planes in one day. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 14

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    Victor E. PazmiƱo cover. Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Supermouse" story by Richard E. Hughes, art by Carl Wessler; "Jumbo Jr., The Super-Mite!" art by Milton Stein; "Lobo the Worstest Wolf"; "Uncle Bunny" art by Tony Loeb; "Pistol Packin' Llama" art by Gil Turner; "Buzzie and His Cubs"; and "The Professor" art by Larry Riley. Illustrated text stories: "The Magic Show: Professor Ferdinand Fox Entertains the Forest Folk!" by Alexander Samalman; "Busy Little Beaver: Little Billy Just Couldn't Help Being a Busybody" by Donald Bayne Hobart. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #6
    Crack Detective (1942-1949 Columbia) Vol. 5 #6

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  • Issue #36
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 36

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    "Kill Crazy Keast" (script by Dick Wood, art by Rudy Palais), "Landru the Terrible" (script by Wood, art by Bob Q. Siege), "Twin Idols of Evil," "Phantom in the Fire" (art by Gates), "Mr. Crime Finds Mike Casalino" (script by Wood, art by Siege), "The Case of the White Eyed Butcher" (script by Wood), and "Who Dunnit?" (art by Dick Briefer). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 27

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Norman Maurer, Dick Wood, Bob Q. Sale, 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 and The Little Wise Guys get involved in the search for missing jewels aboard an ocean liner. The Pirate Prince and Droopy pursue a pirate ship into the Arctic Ocean, in a story by Dick Briefer. Teen inventor Dickie Dean tries to rescue his pal from a runaway plane, in a story featuring art possibly by Archie creator Bob Montana. Another bizarre bondage cover by Charles Biro. Daredevil; Sniffer and the Deadly Dozen; Dickie Dean; Crimebuster: Death in Disguise; The Pirate Prince; The Claw. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 93
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    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Worm hole in top throughout interior at margin.

    Batman and Robin in "One Night of Crime," Air Wave in "Air Wave Joins the Underworld" (art by George Roussos), the Boy Commandos in "Mission of Errors" (not by Simon and Kirby, despite the listed credits), Three-Ring Binks, and Slam Bradley in "The Hand is Quicker Than the Eye!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 169 #1
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  • Vol. 28 #4
    Detective Tales (1935-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 28 #4

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    Cover by Rafael Desoto? Pulp magazine focusing on Crime and Detective stories. "Half-Pint Homicide" by Ray Bradbury, plus other stories by G. T. Fleming Roberts, Cyril Plunkett, Day Keene, Donald G. Cormack, Francis K. Allan, Charles Larson, Jack Bradley, and Stuart Friedman. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in, 98 pages, black and white (text with illustrations). Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 46 #4
    Dime Detective Magazine (1931-1953 Popular Publications) Vol. 46 #4

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  • Vol. 31 #1
    Dime Mystery Magazine (1932-1950 Popular) Dime Mystery Book Magazine Vol. 31 #1

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  • Vol. 40 #3
    Dime Western Magazine (1932-1954 Popular Publications) Vol. 40 #3

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  • Vol. 24 #3
    Doc Savage (1933-1949 Street & Smith) Vol. 24 #3

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    Nov 1944. Cover by Modest Stein. Novel "Satan Black" by Kenneth Robeson, short stories "Death - Princess Style" by Norman A. Daniels, "A Million Lights Went Out" by John J. Scanlon, "Midnight Shift" by Lyndon Ripley, "Whales Don't Scare" by Bertrand L. Shurtleff, and "Situation Well in Hand" by Frank H. Grows. Illustrations by Orban. Digest size, 5-5/8" x 7-3/4"; black and white; 128 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 11 #3
    Double Action Western Magazine (1934-1960 Columbia) Vol. 11 #3

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  • Issue #12
    Dynamic Comics (1941 Chesler) 12

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    Cover art by Gus Ricca. Untitled Dynamic Man story; People go through a small town spreading the red plague. "Dorrence Hangs Tonight for Double Murder," art by Charles Sultan; Mr. E asks for King Kolah's help to find the real killer before Dorrence is killed for the crime. "Cold Cash for Casualties"; A news photographer is arranging accidents to photograph. "The Return of Dr. Strange" text story; Dr. Strange transforms into a monstrous creature to revenge on Dan Hastings. Untitled story, pencils by Joe Beck, inks by Otto Eppers; A ghost is haunting the Milkweed Mansion. Untitled Dan Hastings story; The warden of Earth prison is behind a radium-stealing plot. Untitled Insurance Ike story, art by Jack Cole; Ike is fretting that business is terrible. "The Park Prowler"; A man and his trained panther stalk the park for women to kill. "Midnight Present" text story; While in London a woman gives Major Victory a baby and tells him to deliver it to her sister. "The Mystery of the Evil Eye"; Helen has inherited a mansion haunted by a ghost. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #19
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  • Issue #124
    Famous Funnies (1934) 124

    Contains comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Napoleon" by Clifford McBride; "Jitter" by Arthur B. Poinier; "Buck Rogers" by Philip Francis Nowlan and Rick Yager (as Dick Calkins); "Invisible Scarlet O'Neil" by Russell Stamm; "Dickie Dare" by Milton Caniff; "Scorchy Smith" by Noel Sickles; "High Lights of History" by J. Carroll Mansfield; "Oaky Doaks" by Ralph Briggs Fuller; "Chief Wahoo" by Allen Saunders and Elmer Woggon; "Mescal Ike" by S. L. Huntley and Art Huhta; "Olly of the Movies" by Julian Ollendorff; and "Life's Like That" by Fred Neher. "Jungle Mission" text story by Claude Dunnagan. Activity pages by A. W. Nugent. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Fawcett's Funny Animals (1943) 24

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  • Issue #83
    Feature Comics (1939) 83
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    Cover art by Al Bryant. "Mechanical Man"; The diminutive Professor Rudio tricks Doll Man into submitting to tests to unlock the secrets of his power, and the mighty mite finds himself trapped; He later learns that the professor was merely distracting Doll Man from his true invention: The Mechanical Man, a robot which is used to rob the Cosmopolitan Museum of rare art objects. Untitled Mickey Finn story, script and art by Lank Leonard. "Clover Club," script and art by Vernon Henkel; Swing and his friends are kidnapped by an ambulance. Untitled story; Spin Shaw is found guilty of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman. Untitled Blimpy story, art by Tony DiPreta. "Kitchen Boy Wanted," script and art by Sid Lazarus. Untitled story, art by Bill Quackenbush; Rusty and his friends fight dinosaurs on a Pacific island. 60 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Flash Comics (1940 DC) 59
    Published Nov 1944 by DC.

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    Flash stars in "Secret of the Great Stone Face," written by Gardner Fox, art by Jon Chester Kozlak. Also includes: Ghost Patrol in "The Cosmic Curtain" with art by Frank Harry; Johnny Thunder in "Johnny Kids Peachy" by John B. Wentworth and Stan Aschmeier; "The Story of Leif Ericsson and the Norsemen by M.C. Gaines and Don Cameron; Fat and Slat humor; Circus Act text story; and Hawkman in "The Piper and the Pugs" by Fox and Sheldon Moldoff. 48 pgs. Cover art by Moldoff. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 57
    • Staple rust/migration.
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    Indicia title is Gene Autry, Raiders of the Range, No. 57. Raiders of the Range starring Gene Autry, art by Till Goodan. Cowboy Lingo article. The Mystery of the Diamond-A, art by Till Goodan; Gene Autry investigates the mysterious horse stealing at the Diamond-A Ranch. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 58
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Indicia title is "SMILIN' JACK, No. 58." Untitled Smilin' Jack stories. Jack takes a job with Beaverduck family and has to contend with Beaverduck's screwball daughter, Joy, who is a terrible pilot. Jack continues to have problems with his rich, spoiled, scatter-brained girl boss, who keeps getting him into tough spots while he's flying her and her friends around. Joy's father puts Jack in charge of her aviation activities; Joy tries a little romance on Jack, but he spurns her because he's still in love with Dixie. The small-time hoodlum that Joy hired to make Jack lose his license does his job and frames Jack for buzzing airliners and flying drunk. After Jack spurns her advances, Joy decides to set a new altitude record for gliding. Scripts and art by Zack Mosley. Reprinted from Smilin' Jack (News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1940. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 59

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    Indicia title is "MOTHER GOOSE AND NURSERY RHYME COMICS, No. 59." Cover art by Walt Kelly. Illustrated text rhymes featuring illustrations by Walt Kelly. Old Mother Goose. There Was a Crooked Man. Tom Twist; Acrobatic Tom Twist goes to sea and has adventures on a tropical island and in China before returning home. Little Miss Muffet. Sugar and Spice. One, Two, Buckle My Shoe. The Farmer in the Dell. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 60
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Indicia title is "TINY FOLKS FUNNIES, No. 60."Cover art by George Kerr. Chicken Little; Chicken Little gets hit on the head by an acorn and thinks the sky is falling. She tells all the other fowl and they go to tell the King. Teeny-Tiny; A tiny woman finds a tiny bone and takes it home to her tiny house. The Gingerbread Man; A gingerbread man comes to life and leads people on a merry chase before he is caught by a boy in a coaster wagon. The Little Red Hen; A hen asks for help in planting and harvesting wheat and baking the bread from the flour, but the other animals won't do any work. The Little Red Hen and the Bad Little Fox; The Little Black Fox goes to the Little Red Hen's house to catch her for dinner. The Cat and the Mouse; A cat bites a mouse's tail off. Little Red Riding Hood; The standard fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood, her grandmother, and the wolf. Art by George Kerr. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 61
    • 1" Spine split from top.
    • Miscut, slight interruption of art and story.
    • Cover detached. Portion of back cover missing.

    Indicia title is "SANTA CLAUS FUNNIES, No. 61." Cover art by Arthur E. Jameson. How Santa Got His Red Suit, script and art by Walt Kelly; Years ago, Santa did not always wear a red suit; One Christmas eve, Jack Frost steals his sleigh and toys and leaves Santa stranded; He finds refuge at a tiny house full of elves. The Night Before Christmas, script by Clement Clark Moore, art by Arthur E. Jameson; The poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas." Miracle in the Wildwood, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Arthur E. Jameson; Two quarrelsome knights divide the village of Benn in half; As time goes by the village falls away from the Christian religion and becomes a cruel, violent place. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.