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Comic books January 1946

  • Vol. 29 #2
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 29 #2

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  • Vol. 13 #3
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 13 #3

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  • Issue #106
    Ace Comics (1937) 106

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    The Phantom strips, script by Lee Falk, art by Ray Moore. Tim Tyler's Luck strips, art by Lyman Young. Daffy Doodles strips, art by Doc Winner. Katzenjammer Kids strips, art by H.H. Knerr. Pete the Tramp strips by Clarence D. Russell. Jungle Jim strips, art by Alex Raymond. Private Breger Abroad strips by Dave Breger. Barney Google strips, art by Billy DeBeck. 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. They'll Do It Every Time strips, art by Jimmy Hatlo. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 10 #4
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 10 #4

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  • Vol. 4 #1
    Acolyte (1942-1946 Francis T. Laney) Vol. 4 #1

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  • Issue #92
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 92
    Published Jan 1946 by DC.

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    Cover art by Jack Burnley and Stan Kaye. The Average American starring Superman, pencils by John Sikela. The Bengal Woman starring Congo Bill, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Fred Ray. The Amazing Mr. Minute starring Vigilante, art by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.). The Rainbow Plot starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. Lowdown on a High Hat starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1946
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Jan 1946

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    Vol. 114, No. 3. January 1946. Includes: "One for France and One for Me" by Georges Surdee; "Un-Reversible Error" by Wallis M. Reef; "A Death in the Family" by Stuart Cloete; "The Peacemaker" by Hugh Fullerton; "Blood and Guts" by William Langee; "You Ain't Gonna Believe This" by Lawton Ford; "The Shadow of a Mountain" by William Arthur Breyfogle; and more. 7" x 9.25". 146 pages. Black and white. Text with occasional illustrations. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #101
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 101
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages (affects art and story).

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. No Nap For No-Nerves starring The Sandman and Sandy, script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Marvin Stein. The Hen That Laid the Colored Eggs starring Genius Jones, script by Whitney Ellsworth, art by Stan Kaye. The Book That Couldn't Be Printed starring the Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Sun-Spot Scoundrel!, script by Joe Samachson, art by Emil Gershwin; Starman confronts a professor who believes that sun-spot activity causes crime waves.....and may even affect the Astral Avenger's famed Gravity Rod. Freedom Road starring Mike Gibbs, Guerilla, script by Joe Samachson, art by Maurice Del Bourgo. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Air Ace Vol. 3 (1946) 1

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    Part comics, part text features. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 25 #4
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  • Vol. 2 #12
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 2 #12

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    Cover by Fred Kida. Stories and art by Fred Kida, Tony DiPreta, Ed Young, Ezra Jackson and Maurice Whitman. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #24. No issue # on cover; Vol. 2, issue #12 in indicia. Airboy's beautiful frenemy Valkyrie returns with her Airmaidens, and so does Airboy's old foe, Misery. Skinny McGinty, discharged from the Army after WWII, gets elected mayor of Hamtown. Sky Wolf and his men are captured by cigar-smoking female pirate captain Tobacco Sal. Also featuring a vintage ad for the "Junior Secret Service Outfit" and its "Code-o-Graph code wheel." Dynamic cover by Fred Kida. Airboy; Sky Wolf; Skinny McGinty; The Land of Missing Men; Iron Ace; Flying Dutchman. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    All Winners Comics (1941) 17

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    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. The Black Phantom starring the Sub-Mariner, art by Allen Simon; The Black Phantom is terrorizing the Mississippi river with a crimewave conducted from a boat covered with mirrors so it can't be seen on the water; During a tussle, Namor pulls back his cowl and gets a look at his face, and believes him to be a guest at a party that Betty and he are attending. The Curse of the Bayou Witch and Wizard starring Captain America, pencils by Al Avison, inks by Vince Alascia; Invited to have dinner at an Army's pals home, Steve and Bucky hear about a curse that was supposedly placed on that plantation, and learn that Phillip is slated to die on his wedding night. The Voodoo Doll Murders! starring The Human Torch, art by Al Gabriele. The Bank Jobs! starring The Whizzer, art by Louis Ferstadt. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    America's Best Comics (1942) 16

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    The Black Terror, Doc Strange, and the Fighting Yank. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 25 #2
    American Eagle (1941-1943 Standard) Pulp Vol. 25 #2

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  • Issue #265
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  • Issue #18
    Animal Comics (1942-1948 Dell) 18

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    Cover by Walt Kelly. Stories by Walt Kelly, Roger Garis and unknown. Art by Walt Kelly, H.R. McBride, Morris Gollub? and Dan Noonan. Tales featuring Albert and Pogo, Uncle Wiggily and Elephunnies (1 page)! Also: the stories "Sparky the Fire Dog" and "Cubs'll Be Cubs"! And: "Like Cats and Dogs" text article! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #10
    Army Laughs (1941-1948 Crestwood) 1st Series Vol. 5 #10

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    Cover by Ken Browne and back cover by Bill Wenzel. 1940's era Army humor. Published by Crestwood Publishing Co. Inc. 64 pages. 7.5"x5.5". Color color, B&W interior. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 5 #2
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  • Vol. 36 #5
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 36 #5

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    Volume 36, Issue 5 - January, 1946. Cover by William Timmins. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "The Fairy Chessmen" by Lewis Padgett. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Atomic Comics (1946 Green Pub.) 1

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    Detective Comics #8 cover swipe. Features the comic strips Radio Squad by Joel Siegel and Jerry Shuster; Barry O'Neal and Fang Gow, Captain Quick, and King Arthur. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Atomic Comics (1946) Canadian Edition 1

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    Canadian 1-shot reprint material from U.S. title of the same name. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly (1943 Avon Book Company) 28
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Water damage.
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  • Issue #32
    Batman (1940) 32
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1946 by DC.

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    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Rackety-Rax Racket!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); A series of college fraternity initiation rites are used by the Crime Clown to further enhance his own wealth, using Robin himself to carry them out. "Dick Grayson, Boy Wonder!", script by Bill Finger, art by Dick Sprang; Robins origin retold; villains Boss Zucco and Stick-Up Sidney appear. "Return To the Crime" text story by Mal Parton. "In the Soup!", art by Jerry Robinson; At the request of one of Bruce Wayne's friends, Alfred is loaned out to walk the lady's dog of all things; However, while doing this menial chore, the brave butler stumbles upon a case that will test his detective abilities - a case involving giant turtles. "All For One, One For All!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang; Time-travel story, based on Dumas's characters in "The Three Musketeers." 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #389
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  • Issue #390
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  • Issue #391
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  • Issue #392
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  • Vol. 5 #1
    Beauty Parade (1941-1956 Harrison Publications) Vol. 5 #1

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  • Issue #81
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  • Issue #62
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 62

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    Stories and art by Ham Fisher, 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. Tony and Willy, the first two men to wear the mask of The Face, travel into the mountains of China and learn the fate of General Lee-Ahng, the third and final Face. Doc Static's "living radio" device continues to cause confusion for the unsuspecting. Skyman gets pulled into backstage shenanigans at a stage play and winds up battling two actual clowns who want to sabotage the production, in an offbeat tale. Sparky Watts; Charlie Chan; Captain Yank; Joe Palooka; Bo; Dixie Dugan; The Face; Skyman; Brass Knuckles; Double Date With Deep-Sea. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
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  • Issue #17
    Black Hood Comics (1943) 17

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    Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. "Sweet Dreams of Death," script by Bill Woolfolk; Alonzo Bates dreams of making it big and builds a huge Roman palace to play in; Patrolman Kip Burland chases a crook into the palace, and now Alonzo wants a payoff for keeping the crook's whereabouts silent; Soon the Black Hood enters Alonzo's place to find several hidden thugs, and becomes part of Alonzo's gladiator games. "The Amusement Park," art by Red Holmdale. "The Case of the Leopard's Curse"; Black Hood vs. Richard Kane and Professor Jonathan Hartley. "Fetching the Paper," script and art by Burton Geller. "Double X Marks the Spot" text story. "The Case of the Sleeping Bandit," script by Bill Woolfolk; Black Hood vs. Red Mike Donlin and Sleepytime Sam. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1946
    Black Mask (1920-1951 Pro-Distributors/Popular) Black Mask Detective Pulp Jan 1946

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  • Issue #13
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 13

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    Edited by Ned L. Pines. Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories by Ed Moritz, Bob Stanwood, Edmond Hamilton, Garry Bartlett, Al Camy, and Frank Coleton. Action-packed tales featuring such characters as the Crime Crushers and the Black Terror, a super strong super-hero. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #6
    Blue Bolt (1940-1949) Vol. 6 #6
    Published Jan 1946 by Funnies, Inc..

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    Cover by Tom Gill. Stories and art by Joe Donohoe, Ray Gill, Jim Wilcox, Robert Pious, Milt Hammer, David Marke, and Tom Gill. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #62. Former superhero Blue Bolt soars as an aviator hero in WWII. A local coach turns the townspeople against the cadets at Dick Cole's nearby military academy. Sergeant Spook and Jerry investigate after Jerry's violin teacher is murdered by a jealous musician. Blue Bolt and Charlie face enemy soldiers disguised as seals, featuring an amusing splash page of a seal standing upright and holding a machinegun on an incredulous Blue Bolt. Dick Cole; Edison Bell; The Last Flight; Blue Bolt; Fearless Fellers; Dink; Sergeant Spook; Krisko & Jasper. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1946
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Jan 1946

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  • Vol. 32 #1
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  • Issue #1
    Call Me Doctor HC (1946) 1

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    Written and illustrated by Robert A. McCleary as a Medical School Memoir. 6 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in. Hardcover 60 Pages B&W

  • Issue #1
    Calling All Boys (1946) 1
    • Cover detached.

    Photo cover. Stories and art by George J. Hecht, Charles Strong, J. Edgar Hoover, Sam Glankoff, Charles Voight, Frances Fowler Allen, Stephen R. Strong, Frank Elkins, Sandy Sergeant, Cliff Carpenter, Terry Crawford, David C. Cooke, Edd Ashe, Ed Lawson and Jack Sparling. Another kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls and Calling All Kids from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories and advice as well as comics. Dig Bailey, the youngest tugboat captain in the harbor, rescues a man from a waterfront fire; Dusty Davis accidentally becomes a participant while watching a ski-jump competition; An article by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover describes how boys can help police solve crimes. Calling All Boys; The Secret of Bald Head Mountain; A Champion Gets Crowned; You Can Help; Hook, Line and Sinker; Behind the Mike; Boys in the News; Passage to Freedom; Let's Talk It Over; Fun on Skis; Winter Warm-Ups; Hobby Corner; Movies You'll Like; Make It Yourself; What's New in the Air; Flight Talk; Magic Tricks; Champions All; The Perverse Pigeon; Clothing for Courage. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 45

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    This issue contains only articles (no comics). Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Calling All Kids (1946) 1

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    Stories and art by Priscilla F. Squier and Patricia Rayburn Olson. A kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories, games and quizzes as well as comics. Marco Polar Bear visits Switzerland; Judy's doll comes to life; A vain prince is transformed into an ugly pony by a magician. Presenting Some New Friends for You to Color!; Marco Polar Bear; Bartholomew and the Elephant; The Mixed-Up Calf; Who Are They?; The Ugly Pony; Spilly Willy; Pug and Curly; Sally Sue Finds a Puppy; The Runaway Fishing Pole; How the Flowers Got Their Color; Jim and Judy; Marco's Puzzle Page. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 52

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    Includes: Alex Schomburg cover art; The Case of the Telepathic Typewriter (Ch. 1), Pencils by Vince Alascia; Beauty and the Beast (Ch. 2), Pencils by Alascia; The Cat-Man starring Human Torch, Pencils by Al Bellman; Future Alliance text story; and The Hermit's Heritage, Pencils by Vince Alascia, Inks by Al Gabriele. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941-1953 Fawcett) 51
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    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder. Art by Pete Costanza and unknown. Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) goes Western in "The Last of the Batsons" by Otto Binder and Pete Costanza. Captain Marvel also stars in "The Boy Crook" with story by Otto Binder, and "Captain Marvel Subs for Paul Bunyan" by Otto Binder and Pete Costanza. Plus: 2-page text story "Only a Game" by Carl C. Hodges. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941-1953 Fawcett) 52
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    Cover by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Stories by Otto Binder. Art by Pete Costanza, C.C. Beck and unknown. The origin and first appearance of Sivana, Jr. in "The Son of Sivana" by Otto Binder and Pete Costanza. Includes appearances by Captain Marvel, Jr., Sivana and Beautia. Captain Marvel also stars in "The Earth Dreamer!" by Otto Binder, C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza, and "The Last Man on Earth!" with story by Otto Binder. Plus: 2-page text story "Raccoon Logic" by Arthur Lane. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34 (SEE 35)
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  • Issue #36
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 36

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    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 17 #8
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 17 #8
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    Volume 17, Issue 8 - January 1946. 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. 6 #4
    Complete Cowboy Novel Magazine (1939-1950 Blue Ribbon Magazines) Pulp Vol. 6 #4

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  • Issue #1
    Complete Detective Stories (1946 AWN) Pulp 1

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    Published by Associated Weekly Newspapers Cover price $0.25.