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Comic books January 1947

  • Issue #63
    Sparkler Comics (1941 2nd Series) 63
  • Vol. 14 #3
    Startling Stories (1939-1955 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 14 #3
    • 5 1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Missing back cover.

    Winter 1947. Cover by Earle K. Bergey. Stories by Edmond Hamilton, Nathan Schachner and Arthur Leo Zagat, Murray Leinster, and George Whitley. 6.75-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 114 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #11
    Target Comics Vol. 07 (1946) 11
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Nina Albright. Cadet story, art by Nina Albright. Gary Stark story, art by Don Rico; Panama and Gary are kidnapped. Targetoons humor page by Milt Hammer. Target and the Targeteers story, art by Ken Battefield. Candid Charlie story, art by Bob Q. Siege. Targetoons humor page by Milt Hammer. Reluctant Hero text story by John Graham, art by E. J. Reeves. Here Kitty Kitty starring Fraidy-Cat Phil humor page by Art Helfant. Targetoons humor page by Milt Hammer. The Lucky Black Cat starring Dan'l Flannel, art by Gus Schrotter. The Crooked Bus Franchise starring Chameleon, art by Bill Allison. Two-Ton O'Toole humor page by Art Helfant. Targetoons humor page by Milt Hammer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Tessie the Typist (1944) 8
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    Pipe the Pup!, script and art by Morris Weiss; Tessie gives Skidsy a puppy. Gym Jams!, script and art by Morris Weiss; Skidsy takes boxing lessons. The Game text story. McClaw the Outlaw! starring Powerhouse Pepper, script and art by Basil Wolverton. The Zoot Suit Brute! starring Tessie the Typist and Skidsy, script and art by Morris Weiss. Itsy Bitsy Angels!, script and art by Morris Weiss; Tessie gets Skidsy a Zoot Suit. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Tick Tock Tales (1946) 13

    Stories and art by Phil De Lara and others. Funny-animal antics from Magazine Enterprises. Crooked sailors want to capture Tom-Tom the Jungle Boy and put him in a circus; Goofus the Gopher decides to become a train engineer; Judy visits Upside Down Land (in a story featuring a connect-the-dots puzzle). The Big Rain; Koko and Kola: The Missing Queen; Goofus the Gopher; Tom-Tom the Jungle Boy; Chuck Chipmunk; Catchy and Scrapps; Bear Facts; Muggsy Mouse; Trixie Pixies; Judy and the Magic Chalk. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #126
    Tip Top Comics (1936) 126
  • Issue #1
    Toyland Comics (1947) 1
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 5" spine split.
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    Bob Lubbers cover. In order of appearance: "Tales From Toyland, No. 1: The Adventure of the Merry Mite"; "Wizard of the Moon" art by Al Walker; "Mike the Moxie"; "Chris and the Calico Colt" art by August Froehlich; "Fifi on the Farm"; and "Buddy Bruin and (Oh, Yes) Stu Rabbit" art by Al Walker. "Johnson and his Lion" text story by Malcolm Reiss. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    True Comics (1941) 56
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Stories and art by Louis Wolfe and others. Biography and history stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. A multi-generational circus family entertains for more than 200 years; The plan to kill outlaw Billy the Kid; A profile of New Orleans. Partisan to President; Circus Family; Queen of the Ice; Yankee Doodle Cardinal; End of a Terror; Foxhole Visitor; King of La Gonave; Vote for Peace; Cat Fighter; The Secret Warriors; Cities of Destiny: New Orleans; How It Got Its Name: California; What Would You Do?; True's Movie Guide; Truly Comic! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 76
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
    • 1" spine split from base of comic.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
  • Vol. 39 #9
    Weird Tales (1923-1954 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 39 #9
    • 3 1/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Jan 1947. Cover by A. R. Tilburne. Horror and supernatural stories by William Hope Hodgson "The Hog", Edmond Hamilton, Allison V. Harding, Roger S. Vreeland, Chester S. Geier, Stephen Grendon, Theodore Sturgeon "Cellmate", Charles King, Ray Bradbury "The Handler", and H. P. Lovecraft (verse). Illustrations by Lee Brown Coye, A. R. Tilburne, Irwin J. Weill, Boris Dolgov, and Matt Fox. 6 3/4-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 100 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #77
    Wings Comics (1940) 77
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    Cover by Bob Lubbers. Edited by J.F. Byrne. Stories and art by Bob Lubbers, Fran Hopper, Al Walker, George Evans, Howard Larsen, Charles Sultan, and Rafael Astarita. Aviation-themed adventure, combat and history tales from pioneering comics publisher Fiction House. Jane Martin is targeted for death while seeking a missing millionaire; Greasemonkey Griffin babysits a bratty little girl who helps him battle plane thieves; A female American spy trapped behind Russian lines is led to safety by a pilot's ghost. Captain Wings; Jane Martin; Greasemonkey Griffin; Air Heroes of World War II; Phantom Falcon; Suicide Smith; Ghost Squadron. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 21
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #0221720003
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1554568003
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Staple rust/migration.

    Cover by Harry G. Peter. "The Mystery of the Atom World" (Part 1), script by Joye Hummel (as Charles Moulton), art by Harry G. Peter; Following the test denotation of an atomic bomb, a small uranium microverse is created, which Wonder Wonder takes to Paula's lab. Wonder Women of History: three-page Annie Oakley bio, art by Robert Sale. "Tide of Atomic Fire" (Part 2), script by Joye Hummel (as Charles Moulton), art by Harry G. Peter; Atomia causes Wonder Woman and her friends to shrink to microscopic size and the Neutrons take them prisoner. Two-page text story, "The Kid's Last Plight" by Charles King. "Foney Fairy Tales" back-up story. "Foney Fairy Tales" back-up story, script and art by Ed Wheelan. "The Kid's Last Plight" text story by Ted Udall (as Charles King). "Ruler of the Atom World" (Part 3), script by Joye Hummel (as Charles Moulton), art by Harry G. Peter; When Atomia causes the atomic universe to attack a small island, Wonder Woman uses the enlarging ray to bring Atomia back to full size. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Wotalife Comics (1946 Fox) 6
    • 1/2" spine split from top of comic.

    Art by Pat Adams and others. Kids' humor comics and funny-animal hijinks from Fox Feature Syndicate. While hunting a mugger in the park, Cosmo Cat encounters The Loonies; Ivan the Terrible is a grouchy Cossack, like a Russian Yosemite Sam; Senor Tamale, a parrot in a sailor hat, gets a request for mercy. Cosmo Cat: The Loonies; Percy; Cosmo Cat at the Circus; Ivan the Terrible; Senor Tamale. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.