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Comic books January 1947

  • Vol. 48 #1
    Dime Western Magazine (1932-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 48 #1
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #6
    Dixie Dugan (1942 McNaught) 6
    • 1" spine split from base of comic. Centerfold detached.
  • Vol. 28 #5
    Doc Savage (1933-1949 Street & Smith) Pulp Vol. 28 #5

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    January 1947. "Target for Death" by Kenneth Robeson; "Borrowed Brawn" by John Scott Douglas; and "Eight Dozen Agents" by John D. MacDonald. Digest size, 5-5/8" x 7-3/4"; black and white; 130 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
    Don Fortune Magazine (1946) 6
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  • Vol. 13 #4
    Double Action Western Magazine (1934-1960 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 13 #4

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  • Issue #D3-REP
    Dumbo HC (1941 Golden Press) A Little Golden Book D3-REP

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    #D3 - 2nd and later printings. You will believe an elephant can fly?! A true Disney classic. Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 24 pages, full color. Cover price $0.29.

  • Issue #1
    Eerie (1947 Avon One-Shot) 1

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    Cover by Bob Fujitani. Edited by Sol Cohen. Stories by Henry Kuttner (credited as Edward Bellin). Art by Bob Fujitani, Jon Small, George Roussos, Fred Kida and Joe Kubert. This is the legendary comic book that started the horror comics trend of the 1940s-50s, as well as the first horror comic with original content, long before the Comics Code was introduced. A man is haunted by the ghost of a stuffed tiger; An island is populated with flesh-eating lizards; A man disposes of his nagging wife with a subway train, but then is haunted by visions and hallucinations. The backup story is a humorous tale starring Goofy Ghost. Stories by sci-fi legend Henry Kuttner, working under one of his many pseudonyms. This was the only issue of this run, but the title returned as a regular series with Eerie (1951 Avon Series) #1. The Eyes of the Tiger; Dead Man's Tale; The Man-Eating Lizards; Goofy Ghost; Proof; Mystery of Murder Manor; The Strange Case of Henpecked Harry, aka The Subway Horror! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #38
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 9 #38

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  • Vol. 27 #1
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 27 #1

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  • Issue #53
    Exciting Comics (1940) 53

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  • Vol. 9 #2
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  • Vol. 8 #1
    Exciting Sports (1941-1950 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 8 #1

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  • Vol. 12 #3
    Exciting Western (1940-1953 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 12 #3

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  • Issue #150
    Famous Funnies (1934) 150
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    New Years cover. Contains comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Buck Rogers" by Philip Francis Nowlan and Rick Yager (as Dick Calkins); "Invisible Scarlet O'Neil" by Russell Stamm; "Chief Wahoo and Steve Roper" by Allen Saunders and Elmer Woggon; "Napoleon" by Clifford McBride; "Dickie Dare" by Milton Caniff; "Scorchy Smith" by Noel Sickles; and "Oaky Doaks" by Ralph Briggs Fuller. "Greedy Grab" text story. Activity pages by A. W. Nugent. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #1
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Vol. 9 #1

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    Volume 9, Issue 1 - January 1947. Robert Gibson Jones. Science Fiction and Adventures stories. This issue features "Princess of the Sea" by Don Wilcox. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 180 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #50
    Fawcett's Funny Animals (1943) 50

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  • Vol. 3 #2
    Fighting Western (1945-1950 Trojan Publishing) Pulp Vol. 3 #2

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  • Issue #79
    Flash Comics (1940 DC) 79
    Published Jan 1947 by DC.

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    Flash stars in "Evil Over Eelton," written by Gardner Fox, art by Everett E. Hibbard. Also includes: Ghost Patrol in "Crime With an Animal Twist" by John B. Wentworth and Frank Harry; Johnny Thunder in "The Barefoot Bandit" by John B. Wentworth and Stan Aschmeier; Rockhead McWizzard in "Turning Pages in a Book" by Jack Farr; Junk text story by Ted Udall (as Charles King); and Hawkman in "The Revolt of the Birds" by Fox and John Chester Kozlak. 48 pgs. Cover art by Kolzak. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #131
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 131
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Archival tape on interior of cover.
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    Indicia title is "MARGE'S LITTLE LULU, No. 131." Little Lulu Is Taken For a Ride; Kidnappers mistake Lulu for the rich girl, Gloria Van Potts, and abduct her from the park. One Man Dog; Alvin finds a dog but his mother won't let him keep it; Tubby wants the dog but Alvin won't give it up. Little Lulu and the Three Bears; Alvin wants Lulu to tell her the story of the Three Bears. Scripts by John Stanley, pencils by John Stanley (layouts) and Irving Tripp, inks by Irving Tripp. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #132
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 132

    Indicia title is "TILLIE THE TOILER, No. 132." Cover art by Jack Callahan. A Four-Bell Picture That Was Only a False Alarm; Jorson Snapps convinces Tillie and friends to appear in a movie he produces. The Surprise Prize; Tillie is a fortune teller in her mother's charity bazaar; Jan Vonsen the movie star stops by and is mobbed. Mac Goes Cow Punchy; Mac is going for a trip to his uncle's ranch and the gang decides to throw a western-themed going-away party, which rapidly snowballs out of control. Scripts and art by Jack Callahan. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #133
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 133
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    Indicia title is "DICK TRACY, No. 133." Crime, Inc.; Tracy is on the trail of Krome, an assassin who uses modified children's toys to kill his victims. Kitty; Krome's girlfriend Kitty rescues him from Tracy, but plans to turn him in to the police. Lost in a Blizzard; Krome makes his way through the blizzard to a doctor's office, where his arm has to be amputated because of gangrene from a bullet wound. Selbert the Killer; Tracy and Patton rescue the snowplow driver, but Krome freezes to death hiding in a snow drift. Selbert hides in Mrs. DePool's House; Mrs. DePool hides Selbert in a cistern in the basement of her mansion; Her dead husband framed Selbert, his nephew, and got him sentenced to 22 years in an insane asylum. Poisoned Doorbell; Selbert kidnaps Myrna, Mrs. DePool's granddaughter, and imprisons her in the basement cistern. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Four Favorites (1941) 27

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    In order of appearance: "The Unknown", reprinted with CCA alterations as "Deep Into Darkness" in Web of Mystery (1951) #29; "Dr. Klockenhand's Clinic"; "Hap Hazard, You've Got to Use Your Bean!"; "Bachelor's Diner"; "Hiram Hayseed"; "Hurry-Up Harrigan, Police Reporter, 'The Riddle of the Reluctant Revolver'" art by Al Camy; "Colonel Blow and His Radio Show"; "Luke the Lawyer"; and "Captain Courageous, 'The Adventure of the Vanishing Vessel'". "Wild West Gun Savvy" text story by Brant House, reprinted from Super Mystery Comics Vol. 6 (1946) #2. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    FP Detective Stories (1949-1952 Feature Publications) 4

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  • Issue #10
    Frisky Fables Vol. 2 (1946) 10

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    Cover by Al Fago. Stories and art by Al Fago, Mickey Klar Marks, Al Stahl, Milt Hammer, and C. W. Winter. Sometimes listed as Frisky Fables #13. Funny-animal hijinks in a cutesy style from Novelty Press. Dopsy Durvy uses his Magic Storybook to meet Jack, of beanstalk fame, and his giant nemesis. Kittens Tick, Tack, and Toe tire of being alley cats and seek a new home. Penguin Icicle Ike learns how to throw his voice and gets into new kinds of trouble. Neddy Bear; Spunky; For Little Artists: Fun Making Clothespin Dolls; Get the Point; Tick, Tack and Toe; Diggy the Derrick; Sniffy; Icicle Ike; Dopsy Durvy; Lee O'Lion. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 10 #9
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  • Issue #5
    Funny Folks (1946) 5

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  • Issue #12
    Funny Folks (1946) 12

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  • Issue #17
    Funny Stuff (1944) 17
    Published Jan 1947 by DC.

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    Cover art by Ron Santi (?). Untitled Blackie Bear story; Blackie captures an escaped gorilla. Wheaties ad featuring Clark Shaughnessy. Untitled The Three Mouseketeers story, art by Ron Santi. "Circus in Town," art by Stan Green; Wally and the Rooster try to get jobs at the circus. Flash Comics ad. Untitled J. Rufus Lion story, art by Ron Santi; Rufus judges a bathing beauty contest. Untitled Henry the Laffing Hyena story, art by Harris Steinbrook; Henry tries to get cured from his constant laughing. One-page Willy Worm story, art by Saul Kessler. Ol' Judge Owl text story by Martin Naydel (as M. Nadle). Untitled McSnurtle the Turtle story, art by McSnurtle's conscience plays matchmaker. Daisy air rifle ad, art by Fred Harman. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 30 #3
    G-Men Detective (1935-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 30 #3

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  • Vol. 5 #1
    Gay Love Stories (1942-1960 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 5 #1

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  • Issue #8
    George Pal's Puppetoons (1945) 8
  • Issue #40
    Giggle Comics (1943) 40
  • Issue #23
    Green Lantern (1941-1949 Golden Age) 23
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1163412003

    Cover art by Irwin Hasen. Doiby Dickles, Da Stunt Man starring Green Lantern, script by Alfred Bester, art by Martin Nodell; Doiby secures a position as a movie stuntman when the regular stuntman quits a film; This glory soon turns to terror as Doiby discovers someone is trying to kill him! The Man Who Went Back starring Green Lantern, script by Alfred Bester, art by Martin Nodell; Green Lantern musty convince the major stockholder of radio station WXYZ that "the good old days" were anything BUT that before he pulls his financial backing from the station. Untitled Cotton-Top Katie story, script and art by Harry Lampert. Long Live Da King starring Green Lantern, script by Alfred Bester, art by Martin Nodell; Doiby poses as the youthful King of Royalia in order to prevent an insidious Duke from usurping the throne. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Gunsmoke Western (1947 Trojan Publications) Pulp 2nd Series 1

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  • Issue #37
    Ha Ha Comics (1943) 37
    Published Jan 1947 by ACG.

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    Stories by Ken Hultgren, Bob Wickersham, Hubie Karp, and Gil Turner. Art by Bob Wickersham, Dan Gordon, Gil Turner, Lynn Karp, Hawley Pratt, and Ken Hultgren. Cover by Ken Hultgren. Funny-animal mayhem from Creston, an imprint of independent publisher ACG, with art by cartooning legend Dan Gordon. Izzy and Dizzy impersonate Aunt Martha so they can order Uncle Looie around, but then the real Aunt Martha shows up; Robespierre dresses in doll clothes and gets mistaken for the similarly-clad Superkatt by the tough cats of Hogan's Alley; Clancy the cop brings a hardened criminal to trial before Judge Pupple, but the trial and the crook both seem manufactured. Nino; Daniel Spaniel; Robespierre; Izzy and Dizzy; The Christmas Tree; Squirrely; Homer; The Giant Snowball; Judge Pupple Presiding; Cat Nap; Wondro; Punch. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Happy Comics (1943) 17
    Published Jan 1947 by Nedor.

    Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Stanley and Homer" by Jack Bradbury; "Scamper" story by Hubie Karp, art by Al Hubbard; "Little Billy Bear" by Lynn Karp; "Potter Otter" by Don Christensen; "Cranky Coon" by Ed Dunn; and "Ted and Tom", "Ragsdale", and "Frizby Feline" by Lynn Karp. Illustrated text stories: "Buster Bunny Goes Traveling: A Roving Rabbit Rambles Far From Home!" by Donald Bayne Hobart; "The Dizzy Opossum: Poor Oliver Just Couldn't Hang by His Tail!" by Mickey Klar Marks; and "The Fox and the Cricket: When Charlie Cricket Stops Singing, Look Out!" by Lily K. Scott. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #1
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    Newsprint, 8-in. x 18-in., 16 pages, full color.

  • Vol. 5 #2
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    Newsprint, 8-in. x 18-in., 16 pages, full color.

  • Vol. 5 #3
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    Newsprint, 8-in. x 18-in., 16 pages, full color.

  • Vol. 5 #4
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    Newsprint, 8-in. x 18-in., 16 pages, full color.

  • Issue #40
    Heroic Comics (1940) 40

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    Painted cover by Al Ulmer. Stories and art by Sid Greene, Robert Webster, Stookie Allen and Graham Ingels. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. A comics biography of boxing legend Jack Dempsey; A story featuring early art by EC artist Graham Ingels; A daring rescue off the coast of Coney Island, New York. The Man Pickpockets Feared; Telephone Co. Vail Medal Award; Greater Love Hath No Man; Preparedness Pays; Touch-Down Tom Dwyer; Copper!; Rescue Off Coney Island; Battle Against Death; Jack Dempsey Fights for Life; Blaze of Glory; Danger Mud; Florence Heggie: Dog Saver; Al Manfre; Trapped by Fire. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Hit Comics (1940) 44
    Published Jan 1947 by Quality.

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    Kid Eternity, Her Highness, Sir Roger, Betty Bates, Charlie Horse, Bob and Swab (art by Klaus Nordling), and Big Brother. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #6
    Hollywood Detective (1942-1950 Culture Publications) Pulp Vol. 7 #6

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  • Issue #25
    Human Torch Comics (1940) 25

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    Cover art by Charles Nicholas. Trapping the Masked Monster starring the Human Torch, art by Jimmy Thompson; A bookie tries to eliminate snoops getting too close to his racket and throw suspicion onto a seer by putting records into her chair that play predictions of death. Torch and Toro send him to the chair. Death By Prophecy starring the Human Torch and Futura. Curse of the Black Devil text story. The Lost Son Fraud starring the Human Torch, art by Carmine Infantino. Ghost Hangman starring the Sub-Mariner, art by Allen Simon. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Jo-Jo Comics (1945) 4

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  • Issue #7
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 7
    • Water damage.
    • Centerfold detached. Staple rust. Rust migration.
  • Issue #95
    Jumbo Comics (1938) 95
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    • Glue and tape along spine.

    In order of appearance: "Sheena, Queen of the Jungle" art by Robert Webb, reprinted in Sheena Queen of the Jungle (1942 Fiction House) #16; "ZX-5" art by Jack Kamen; "Patsy Pinup"; "The Hawk" art by Robert Webb; "Sky Girl" art by Matt Baker, reprinted in Sky Gal (1994) #3; "Hateful Herman"; and "Stuart Taylor in Weird Stories of the Supernatural" and "The Ghost Gallery" art by Jack Kamen. "Sheena and the Snake Princess" text story. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #85
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 85
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Oxidation.

    Untitled story, art by John Celardo; Mad scientist Roho takes N'Tito's brain and places it in ape. He then kidnaps Ann and plans to allow the ape inhabiting N'Titi's body to kill her; Kaänga and N'Tito arrive in time to save Ann but N'Tito and Roho are both killed. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; Simba protects a lost white child from buffalo stampede and mandrill attack until the boy's parents find him. Untitled story, art by Bob Lubbers; Terry rides to rescue the sultan's daughter from her kidnapper, Ali Khan. Keeeto, disguised as the Desert Whip, a notorious criminal, manages to get the better of Ali Khan and the girl is rescued. Cecil Rhodes bio, art by George Evans. Untitled story, pencils by Alex Blum; Two hunters trick Wambi into letting them record his voice while he is giving animals commands; Using the recording, they manage to capture dozens of animals with no effort. Brief descriptions of several jungle traps. Untitled story, art by Howard Larsen; The witch doctor Sikulu convinces his people that white men have killed their chief; He takes the tribe to the camp of innocent scientists with the intent of murder; Tabu arrives, tells the men the truth—that Sikulu had attempted to kill the chief. Untitled story, pencils by Fran Hopper; A pair of jewel thieves kidnap Trader Tom and hope to torture him into revealing the location of his cache of pearls; Camilla rescues Tom, but not before one of the thieves has been killed by a viper. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Kid Eternity (1946 1st Series) 4

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  • Issue #129
    King Comics (1936) 129

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    Cover by Joe Musial. Edited by Ruth Plumly Thompson (sometimes credited as Jo King). Stories and art by Chic Young, Fran Striker, Charles Flanders, Bob Dunn, Frank Miller, Bob Naylor, Lee Falk, Phil Davis, Bela Zaboly, George McManus, Austin Briggs, Jack Sords, Wilson McCoy, Otto Soglow, Ruth Plumly Thompson, Carl Anderson, and Alex Raymond. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay presents an anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. The conclusion of The Phantom adventure The Golden Princess; Mandrake the Magician and Lothar investigate after a fishing boat at sea vanishes before their eyes. Blondie; The Lone Ranger; Dun-Dums; Barney Baxter in the Air; Mandrake the Magician; Thimble Theatre; Bringing Up Father; Flash Gordon; Sords Sports; The Phantom; The Little King; Henry. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.