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Comic books May 1946

  • Vol. 30 #2
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 30 #2
    • .5" Spine split from bottom.
  • Vol. 14 #3
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 14 #3

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  • Issue #110
    Ace Comics (1937) 110

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    Cover art by Joe Musial. The Phantom strips, script by Lee Falk, art by Ray Moore. Daffy Doodles strips, art by Doc Winner. Katzenjammer Kids strips, art by H.H. Knerr. Tim Tyler's Luck strips, art by Lyman Young. Pete the Tramp strips by Clarence D. Russell. Jungle Jim strips, art by Alex Raymond. 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. 11 #4
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 11 #4

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  • Issue #96
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 96
    Published May 1946 by DC.

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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. Haircut -- and a Close Shave starring Superman and Mr. Twister, pencils by Sam Citron. Adventure in Hollywood starring Congo Bill, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Edwin Smalle. Danger's Midgets starring Vigilante, art by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.). The Sabotaged Dinner starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. Wonders of Words starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • May 1946
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp May 1946
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #104
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 104

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    Cover art by Stan Kaye. Toytown, U.S.A. starring Superboy, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Joe Shuster. Mr. Bee Goes to Town starring Johnny Quick, script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Mort Meskin. Four Fish to Fetch starring Aquaman, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Flying Pony Express starring the Shining Knight, art by Chuck Winter. The Cat and the Mouse starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp; Green Arrow battles the Cat. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Vol. 26 #2
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  • Vol. 3 #4
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 3 #4

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    Cover by Fred Kida. Stories and art by Maurice Del Bourgo, Tony DiPreta, and E. Dorris. 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 #27. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #4 in indicia.(There was no Vol. 3, issue #3.) Airboy investigates when blinded pilots stumble on a bandit's golden hoard. Flying Dutchman meets the Little People after crashing in Rip Van Winkle country. Sky Wolf learns a mad scientist has revived his old foe The Heap and used it for murder. This story served as a "backdoor pilot" for The Heap, launching a backup series in Airboy featuring comics' original muck-monster adventurer. Airboy; Skinny McGinty; Iron Ace; Flying Dutchman; The Man Who Forgot; Sky Wolf: The Return of the Heap. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
    All American Comics (1939) 73

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    Cover art by Paul Reinman. Mountain Music Mayhem starring Green Lantern, art by Paul Reinman; Alan and Doiby head to the Great Smoky Mountains to put on the air an actual hillbilly show, only to discover the family they've selected are a bunch of thieves. Valley of the City of Gold starring Dr. Mid-Nite, art by Stan Aschmeier. Dimwits in a Diner starring Winky, Blinky and Noddy, art by Everett E. Hibbard. Might Doesn't Make Right starring The Black Pirate, art by Alfonso Greene. No Trouble, Professor, No trouble at All 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.

  • Issue #28
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 28

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    The Justice Society of America face "The Paintings That Walked the Earth!" Script by Gardner Fox. Art by Martin Naydel plus individual stories featuring Hawkman (art by Joe Kubert), Green Lantern (art by Jon Chester Kozlak), Dr. Mid-nite (art by Stan Aschmeier as "Stan Josephs"), Johnny Thunder (art by Aschmeier), the Atom (art by Joe Gallagher), and the Flash (art by Naydel). Wonder Woman cameo. Two-page text story, "The Case of the Nifty Lifter" by Jesse Merlan. Naydel cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    All-Flash (1941) 22
    Published May 1946 by DC.
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    Written by Gardner F. Fox. Art and cover by Martin Naydel. The Flash must contend with two headaches: first, the Three Dimwits invent a machine that is designed to double a person's money--and second, a gang who has a weird film projector whose projected image can eat through walls! Deuces Wilde relates a strange tale of a young boy who developed an amazing ability in pitching playing cards, an ability used to further his criminal pursuits. Mutt and Jeff humor story by Al Smith (as Bud Fisher). 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #4
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  • Vol. 20 #2
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 20 #2

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    May 1946. Front cover by Arnold Kohn. Back cover by James B. Settles. Science fiction stories by Richard Shaver, Frances M. Deegan, Robert Moore Williams, Rog Phillips, Millen Cooke, David Wright O'Brien, John and Dorothy de Courcy, and H.B. Hickey. Illustrations by Joe W. Tillotson, Rod Ruth, Arnold Kohn, Robert Fuqua, and Julian S. Krupa. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #269
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  • Issue #20
    Animal Comics (1941) 20
    Published May 1946 by Dell.

    Cover by Walt Kelly. Stories by Morris Gollub, Roger Garis, H.R. McBride, Walt Kelly, and Dan Noonan. Funny Animal Comics featuring such characters as Uncle Wiggily, Albert and Pogo, Rover, Pino and Paint, and Albert the Alligator. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Animal Fair (1946) 3

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    Sir Spot the Lion-Hearted Leopard in "Caravan of Evil," Chippy Chipmunk in "Sign of the Times," the Cub Reporter in "High Tops a Story," Droopy the Antbear and Reddy Fox in "Railroaded," Battling Bantam in "A Tough Egg," Colonel Walrus and Snazzy the Snail in "Duel Personality," Tuck Sedo the Penguin Playboy in "A Not-So-Practical Practical Joker," and KId Gloves in "Spikes the Chili." Art by William Brady and others. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 322 #2
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 322 #2

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  • Vol. 6 #2
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  • Vol. 5 #4
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  • Vol. 37 #3
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 37 #3

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    Volume 37, Issue 3 - May, 1946. Cover by William Timmins. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "The Nightmare" by Chan Davis. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #32
    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly (1943 Avon Book Company) 32

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  • Issue #5
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  • Issue #34
    Batman (1940) 34
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1946 by DC.
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    • 7.5" cumulative spine split, centerfold detached. Heavy cover chew.

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "The Marathon of Menace!" starring Batman and Robin, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Racer Marty Steele is banned from racing when doctors discover he has a bad heart; But he has plans to compete anyway under another name, whilst his erstwhile opponent is a blind scientist; The prize for the winner is $250,000, a sum that Roy Damon hopes to take home in order to allow others who are blind to build new and better lives for themselves. "Ally Babble and the Four Tea Leaves!" starring Batman and Robin, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Ally visits Madame Patio for a free tea leaf reading and explains to him the meaning of the four tea leaves of fate: money, a girl, a ship's deck, and happy faces; By a quirk of fate, these all come true, but not the way Ally imagined. "Nobody Knows" text story by Tom Patrick. "Tired Tracks," art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred makes a study of tires and the tracks they make; Too bad for him the car he is examining belongs to crooks! "The Master Vs. the Pupil!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Robin's bragging about his prowess in crook hunting leads Batman to disguise himself as a jewel thief and have Robin attempt to track him down. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #406
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    Published 1946 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #407
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    Published 1946 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #408
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    Published 1946 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #409
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    Published 1946 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #85
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  • Issue #66
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 66

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

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  • Issue #10
    Blue Bolt Vol. 06 (1945) 10

    Cover by James Wilcox. Stories and art by Joe Donohoe, Ray Gill, Jim Wilcox, Margaretta Hamilton, K.W. Fitch, Don Rico, Harold DeLay, Milt Hammer, Jack Warren, and Tom Gill. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #66. Former superhero Blue Bolt soars as an aviator hero in WWII. Sgt. Spook, the ghostly cop, turns the tables on a would-be poisoner. Injured in combat, Blue Bolt is finally discharged from WWII service, in May of 1946. Edison Bell tells young readers how to create a ping-pong table. Also featuring a comics ad with "Pepsi the Pepsi-Cola Cop." Dick Cole; Sergeant Spook; Krisko & Jasper; Blue Bolt; Fearless Fellers; Scaredy Cat; Edison Bell; It Isnt Hard to Make A Ping-Pong Table; Dink; Allergic; Bluebolts & Nuts. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Issue #1
    Bobby Comics (1946) 1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2001507019
  • Vol. 32 #5
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  • Issue #4
    Calling All Boys (1946) 4

    Stories and art by Walter Gibson, Jim Kjelgaard, Charles Strong, Ralph Crosby Smith, Charles Spain Verral, Dick Kraus, Alfred de Martini, 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's tugboat crew investigates mysterious fires on ships in the bay; Dusty Davis goes fishing with his dad and brother; A comics biography of famed baseball pitcher "Dizzy" Dean. Also featuring magic tricks explained by Walter Gibson, better known as "Maxwell Grant," author of The Shadow's pulp adventures. Peril Outpost; Dig Bailey: The Mystery of the "Scorched Decks"; Lucky Shoes; Shot in the Dark; "Dizzy" Dean, Baseball's Hottest Hurler; First Date; Dusty Davis Goes Fishing; Let's Talk It Over; The Secret of Baldhead Mountain. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 49

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

  • Issue #56
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 56

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    Includes: Syd Shores cover art; The Casbah Killer, Pencils by Don Rico, Inks by Vic Dowd; A Name For An Old Doll, Pencils by Vince Alascia, Inks by Shores; The Last Frontier text story; The Case of the Chiming Tree starring Human Torch, art by Carmine Infantino; and Murder On the Campus, Pencils by Al Gabriele, Inks by Charles Nicholas. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 60

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    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Bill Woolfolk, Al Liederman and unknown. Art by Pete Costanza, Al Liederman and unknown. Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) stars in: "The House That Time Forgot" by Bill Woolfolk and Pete Costanza; "Captain Marvel's Life Insurance" with story by Bill Woolfolk; "Billy's Big Day"; and "The Monster Diamond" with art by Pete Costanza. Plus: Captain Kid in "One Lucky Guy" by Al Liederman. And: 2-page text story "Battle of the Century" with script by Dorothy Davis. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 61
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • Sewn spine. Cover and centerfold detached at single center staple (held on by stitching).

    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder and unknown. Art by Pete Costanza and unknown. Captain Marvel meets a new villain -- Oggar, the world's mightiest immortal! An exciting new serial begins with..."The Cult of the Curse Chapter 1: The World's Mightiest Immortal" by Otto Binder and Pete Costanza. Captain Marvel also stars in: "The Sleeper Awakes" with story by Otto Binder; "The Whirling Drawbridge"; and "The Mental Monster" by Otto Binder and Pete Costanza. Plus: 2-page text story "The Last Fight" by Joseph Millard. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 38

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  • Issue #40
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 40

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    "The Vanishing Fossil," "Case Without a Name," "Incendiary Doom," and "Chicolte Crossing." Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 17 #12
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 17 #12

    Volume 17, Issue 12 - May 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.

  • Issue #14
    Comic Cavalcade (1942-1954) 14

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    Cover art by Everett E. Hibbard. The Severed Bracelets starring Wonder Woman, script by William Moulton Marston (signed as Charles Moulton), art by Harry G. Peter. All Men Are Brothers starring Johnny Everyman, art by John Daly. Voice in the Sky starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. The Fourth Dimensional House starring The Flash, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Jon Chester Kozlak; At another meeting of the Liar's Club, Jay Garrick tells of a fantastic house built by the Three Dimwits that has a doorway to another dimension, windows to the cosmos, trapdoors to a thousand worlds, and stairways to the stars! The Flying Furniture starring Sargon the Sorcerer, script by John B. Wentworth, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Mayhem Comes to Town starring Green Lantern, art by Jon Chester Kozlak; Two big game hunters, fresh back from a big game hunt, take on each other in order to land the leading role in a film about Africa. 76 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2
    Comic Comics (1946) 2
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2006853007

    Capt. Kid in "The Comedy of Terrors," Kanvasback in "A Gentleman At All Times," "Sam the Sheriff Goes After a Knave in a Cave," the Snortville Sneeze in "The Celery Stalks the Lady," Freddy Freshman in "The Two-Way Explosive," Mystic Moot and his Magic Snoot (art by Basil Wolverton, 4 pages), the Tragedy of Joe Miller, Jetsam Joe, Colonel Corn and Korny Kobb, Tumbleweed Jr., and Richard Richard Private Dick in "The Stolen Base." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 25

    Victor E. PazmiƱo cover. Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Supermouse"; "Fritz"; "Butch O' Sparrow" art by Jack Bradbury; "Daffy and Dilly" art by Gil Turner; "Cluck's Luck" story by Warren Foster, art by Owen Fitzgerald; "Bruno Bear" story by Tom Barron, art by Allen G. Benedict; and "Fathead" art by Don R. Christensen. "'Pepsi' the Pepsi-Cola Cop" comic advertisement. Illustrated text stories: "The Magic Loop: Ferdinand Fox Perplexes His Forest Friends!" by Alexander Samalman; and "Fidelio the Fiddler: A Left-Handed Cricket Has His Troubles!" by Mickey Klar Marks. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Crack Comics (1940) 42

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    Cover art by Al Bryant. Gold!; Captain Triumph must help Biff recover from a gold mine swindle perpetrated by Redfue and his villainous gang. Cartoons Are Lies? starring Pen Miller, script and art by Klaus Nordling. The Tigress starring Hack O'Hara. The Magic Words starring Floogy the Fiji. The Haunted House Hassle starring Beezy, script and art by Bernard Dibble. The Chicken Adventure starring Inkie, script and art by Al Stahl. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #3
    Crack Detective (1942-1949 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 7 #3

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  • Issue #45
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 45

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Robert Sale, Jack Alderman, Rudy Palais, Edd Ashe, Dan Tay, Ann Brewster, and Charles Biro. The title that launched the crime comics genre, Crime Does Not Pay was noted for its violent pre-Code content and lurid tales of underworld life. The FBI plants a trap for notorious outlaw John Dillinger outside a Chicago movie theater. Arsonist Charles Bohme sets fires not for money, but because of a special kind of crazy. A story that dares the reader to figure out who poisoned a movie star on the eve of her wedding at a party full of suspects. Also featuring several lurid text stories of the True Detective type, plus a special introduction by Mr. Crime. Who'll Buy My Wares?; The Trigger Happy Cop Killer; Lesson for Today: 7 Crooks + $2,500,000 = Robbery, Murder and the Chair; The True Story of John Dillinger; This'll Kill You!; The Fire Fiend; Crime of the Friendly Enemy; The Slayer of Smithfield; Whodunnit. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.