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Comic books March 1947

  • Vol. 19 #1
    Detective Novels Magazine (1938-1949 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 19 #1

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  • Vol. 173 #5
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  • Vol. 35 #4
    Detective Tales (1935-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 35 #4

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  • Vol. 53 #4
    Dime Detective Magazine (1931-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 53 #4

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  • Vol. 34 #3
    Dime Mystery Magazine (1932-1950 Dime Mystery Book Magazine - Popular) Pulp Vol. 34 #3

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  • Vol. 48 #3
    Dime Western Magazine (1932-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 48 #3

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  • Issue #4
    Ding Dong (1946) 4
    Published Mar 1947 by Compix.

    Art by Ted Miller and Vince Fago. Classic postwar kids' comics from Magazine Enterprises. Movie day for kids features an adventure about Nip and Tuck attempting to fly; Robert Robot tries babysitting; Nightmare Noonan dreams himself into the Middle Ages, just like the Connecticut Yankee. Gertie and Gabe; Ding Dong Theater Presents Nip and Tuck; Robert Robot; Nightmare Noonan; The Calico Pup; Travelin' Toughy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) 12

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  • Issue #43
    Don Winslow of the Navy (1943 Fawcett) 43
  • Issue #5
    Egbert (1946) 5
    • 1" spine split from base of comic. Centerfold detached at one staple.
  • Vol. 9 #40
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 9 #40

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  • Issue #54
    Exciting Comics (1940) 54

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  • Vol. 9 #3
    Exciting Love (1941-1958 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 9 #3

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

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  • Vol. 13 #1
    Exciting Western (1940-1953 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 13 #1

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  • Issue #152
    Famous Funnies (1934) 152
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    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. "Timber Test" text story. Activity pages by A. W. Nugent. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #2
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Vol. 9 #2

    March 1947. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Stories include "Forever is too Long" by Chester S. Geier, "You Can't Scare Me" by Charles F. Myers, "Not as Plotted" by Guy Archette, "Hickson's Strange Adventure" by E. K. Jarvis, "Man of Two Worlds" by Robert Moore Williams, and "The Princess and Her Pig" by Richard S. Shaver. Illustrations by Malcolm Smith, Brady, Robert Fuqua, Church, Hinton, and Rod Ruth. 7-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 178 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #51
    Fawcett's Funny Animals (1943) 51
  • Issue #108
    Feature Comics (1939) 108

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    Cover art by Al Bryant. "The Doll Man Defies Cateye"; Doll Man faces a man who wears a cat mask and exploits an old Indian demon legend. "Danger! Thin Ice!", script and art by Al Stahl; Blimpy encounters Peter Penguin and Uncle Jimmy. "In Sweetoothia" starring Perky, script and art by Sid Lazarus. "April Jordan's Violin," art by Dan Zolnerowich; Swing Sisson encounters Mr. Jordan, April Jordan and Riel. "The Borrowed Boat" starring Roscoe. Untitled Mickey Finn story, script and art by Lank Leonard. "The Swami From Brooklyn" starring Alababa, Pierpont Lee, Rohoja and The Swami Rusty Ryan, script and art by Paul Gustavson. 60 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #8
    Fight Stories (1928-1952 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 8 #8

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  • Vol. 3 #4
    Fighting Western (1945-1950 Trojan Publishing) Pulp Vol. 3 #4

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  • Issue #81
    Flash Comics (1940 DC) 81
    Published Mar 1947 by DC.

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    Flash stars in "The Flash Plays Football," written by Robert Kanigher, art by Everett E. Hibbard. Also includes: Ghost Patrol in "Three Ghosts, Two Girls" by John B. Wentworth and Frank Harry; Johnny Thunder in "The Roller Road to Reknown" by Wentworth and Stan Aschmeier; Rockhead McWizzard in "Inventing the Bicycle" by Jack Farr; Wanderer text story by John Broome (as John Osgood); and Hawkman in "Voyage to Venus" by Kanigher and John Chester Kozlak. 48 pgs. Cover art by Kolzak. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #139
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 139
    • INCOMPLETE. Page missing, interrupts art and story.

    Indicia title is "MARGE'S LITTLE LULU, No. 139." The Hooky Team; Lulu and Tubby miss the school bus and have to walk to school; After a series of mishaps they end up at Lulu's house trying to find shoes for Tubby. The Big Snow Fight; Lulu and Tubby get in a snowball fight with Johnny Wilkins and his gang. Lulu and the Bean Soup; Lulu tells Alvin the story of the magic beans; In this telling, Lulu's mother cooks the beans, so when they're thrown out they make an ocean of bean soup, rather than growing into a giant beanstalk. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #140
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 140

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    Indicia title is "EASTER WITH MOTHER GOOSE, No. 140." Cover art by Walt Kelly. The Easter Egg Party; Mother Goose has invited all the children in Storyland and all the woodland creatures to an Easter Party; She has a contest to see who can bring in the most beautiful Easter egg. Eggs to Market; An old woman has troubles when she takes Easter eggs to sell at the market. Goldilocks and the Baby Bear's Basket; An Easter variation of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Ugly, the Duckling; The story of the Ugly Duckling, told in verse. Chicken Little; The Chicken Little story with a twist ending. The Easter Bunny and the Dwarf; A dwarf gets his head stuck inside one of the Easter Bunny's decorated eggs. All art by Walt Kelly, some scripts by Kelly. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #141
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 141

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    Indicia title is "MICKEY MOUSE AND THE SUBMARINE PIRATES, No. 141." Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. Mickey Mouse and the Submarine Pirates, art by Harvey Eisenberg; Mickey and Goofy take a job on a fishing boat, despite the fact that fishermen have been disappearing. Pluto Never Fails, art by Harvey Eisenberg; While out on a picnic with Minnie, Mickey demonstrates his system of getting Pluto to fetch the proper item for him. Mickey Mouse's Magic Machine, art by Dick Moores; When his nephews fail their history class, Mickey decides to try to teach them with pictures. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Four Favorites (1941) 28

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    In order of appearance: "The Unknown"; "Colonel Blow and His Radio Show"; "Hap Hazard"; "Doc Klockenhand's Clinic"; "Hurry-Up Harrigan, Police Reporter"; "Luke the Lawyer"; "Hiram Hayseed"; "Captain Courageous"; and "Bachelor's Diner". "Hangnoose Heritage" text story by Cliff Howe, reprinted from Four Favorites (1941) #19. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Foxy Fagan Comics (1946) 2

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  • Issue #5
    Frankie Comics (1946) 5
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scratch on back of case; Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1288868001
  • Issue #12
    Frisky Fables Vol. 2 (1946) 12
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover by Al Fago. Stories and art by Al Fago, E. J. Reeves, Milt Hammer, and C. W. Winter. Sometimes listed as Frisky Fables #15. Funny-animal hijinks in a cutesy style from Novelty Press. Dopsy Durvy uses his Magic Storybook to meet Cinderella and her famous family. Kittens Tick, Tack and Toe find danger. Chucky and Bub try to keep their garden safe from pests. Neddy Bear; Spunky: The Slinky Fisherman!; Hermosa the Haughty Water Lily; Johnny and Woof; Tick, Tack and Toe; Sniffy; Icicle Ike; Dopsy Durvy; Diggy the Derrick. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 16 #10
    Frontier Stories (1924-1953 Doubleday/Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 16 #10

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  • Issue #6
    Funny Folks (1946) 6

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  • Issue #13
    Funny Folks (1946) 13

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    Nutsy Squirrel, Willy Wolf, Robin Crusoe, and Sweeney and Willie. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Funny Stuff (1944) 19
    Published Mar 1947 by DC.
    • Cover detached. 2 1/2" spine split from bottom.

    Cover pencils by Woody Gelman (layouts) and Otto Feuer, inks by Otto Feuer. Untitled The Dodo and the Frog story, script by Woody Gelman, pencils by Woody Gelman (layouts) and Otto Feuer, inks by Otto Feuer; Fenimore gives Dunbar singing lessons. Untitled Blackie Bear story, art by Saul Kessler; Herman tries to swindle Blackie with a fake No Swimming sign. Flash Comics ad. Untitled The Three Mouseketeers story; Amouse steals a pie and Porterhouse and Aramouse fight a duel over it. Untitled Henry the Laffing Hyena story; The police chief thinks Henry is brave because he laughs at danger. Untitled J. Rufus Lion story; Rufus accidentally gets a job as a hairdresser after getting his head caught in a washing machine. Untitled story, art by Stan Green; Wally and the Rooster get a job delivering invisible glass objects. Ol Judge Owl text story by Larry Nadle. Untitled The Dodo and the Frog story, script by Woody Gelman, pencils by Woody Gelman (layouts) and Otto Feuer, inks by Otto Feuer; Fenimore steals two dollars from Dunbar so he can buy a book on how to get into restaurants. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 31 #1
    G-Men Detective (1935-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 31 #1

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  • Issue #10
    George Pal's Puppetoons (1945) 10

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  • Issue #42
    Giggle Comics (1943) 42

    Stories by Hubie Karp and Dan Gordon. Art by Dan Gordon, Jack Bradbury, Bob Wickersham, and Ken Hultgren. Cover by Dan Gordon. Funny-animal mayhem from Creston, an imprint of independent publisher ACG, with art by cartooning legend Dan Gordon. When Humphrey the dog feels low because he doesn't know his mother, Superkatt gets a friend to impersonate her; Spencer Spook encounters bratty child ghosts who keep pulling pranks on him; Wacky Wolf battles a sinkhole in his back yard. Superkatt; Monty Monk; The Duke and the Dope; Spencer Spook; The Catnip Garden; The House Mouse; Binky; Giles; Wacky Wolf; Ringo Raccoon. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Golden Arrow (1942) 6
    • Double Cover. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Chew on back cover. About 1 square inch missing from front cover, bottom corner.

    Final issue of the series. Golden Arrow stars in "Sheriff For a Day" and "Live Wire Bandits." Whitney Whiskers and Daniel Boone, Jr. back-up. Bernard Krigstein cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Gorgon (1947) Vol. 1 #1
    Gorgon (1947) Vol. 1 #1
    Published Mar 1947 by Stanley Mullen.

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    Science fiction and fantasy magazine by Stanley Mullen. Contributors to this issue: Roy Hunt, Gertrude Voorhies, Stanley Mullen, and Bob Peterson. 7-in.x 8 1/2-in. 44 pages, hectographed blue and white. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #24
    Green Lantern (1941-1949 Golden Age) 24

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    Cover art by Irwin Hasen. Once a Cop starring Green Lantern, script by Alfred Bester, art by Martin Nodell; A retired Policeman comes out of retirement to hunt down an escaped criminal that he had arrested 25 years before. Happy Boithday starring Green Lantern, script by Alfred Bester, art by Martin Nodell; It's Goitrude's birthday and she's feeling unloved by Doiby, but pursued by the mysterious Phineas Wren, a car fancier, who leads our favorite hackie and the Emerald Crusader on the trail of a stolen necklace. Indestructible Jones starring Green Lantern, script by Alfred Bester, art by Martin Nodell; Three criminals, freshly released from prison, decide to take out an insurance policy on a man determined to commit suicide. The only hitch is....he won't die! Untitled Gangplank Gus story. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Ha Ha Comics (1943) 39
    Published Mar 1947 by ACG.
  • Issue #18
    Happy Comics (1943) 18
    Published Mar 1947 by Nedor.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Stanley" by Jack Bradbury; "Scamper" story by Hubie Karp, art by Al Hubbard; "Francois Feline"; "Bunnyboy"; "Little Billy Bear" story by Hubie Karp, art by Lynn Karp; "Wilbur 'Coon" art by Harris Steinbrook; "Pansy the Chimp" art by Jack Bradbury; "Katsy"; and "Bunnyboy". Illustrated text stories: "The Tall Visitor: Poor Georgie Giraffe Was Just Too Clumsy!" by Donald Bayne Hobart; "Pelican Transport: Poor Pete's Business Was Certainly Unpopular!" by Mickey Klar Marks; and "Hector the Hoot Owl: A Noise Annoys the Little Forest Animals!" by Justin Blazer. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #9
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    Newsprint, 8-in. x 18-in., 32 pages, full color.

  • Vol. 5 #10
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    Newsprint, 8-in. x 18-in., 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #41
    Heroic Comics (1940) 41

    Painted cover by Graham Ingels. Stories and art by Sid Greene, Seymour Pearlstein, Sam Burlockoff, Chu Hing, Stookie Allen and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. Two deckhands rescue a woman who fell off the Staten Island Ferry; A dynamic painted cover featuring early art by EC legend Graham Ingels; A quick-thinking paratrooper saves a plane after his parachute disables the propeller. Ferryboat Rescue; The Man Without Fear; A Real Miss America; Five Year Old Hero; Firefighting Fisherwoman; First to Die; Drama in Midair; Fighting Fireman!; The Slowest Flight in History; Vet. Warren Berg Rescues a Plane; American Legion Hero Medal Award; Switchboard Heroine Julia Berry; Child Overboard; Death Rode on the Running Board; Rescue at Sunset Lagoon; Cheating the Susquehanna. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #0
    History of Gas (1947) 0

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    History of Gas (1947) is a promotional comic book prepared by Commercial Comics, Inc. and distributed by the American Gas Association, Inc. Script and concept were by Malcolm Ater. Art and character design by Jack Sparling. True to its title this comic tracks the history of the discovery and uses for gas. Narrated by the sassy little blue-haired Miss Flame, from ancient China, up through the ages to modern times gas has been an important tool in the advancement of technology. 16 pages, full color, newsprint, 7-in. x 10-in.

  • Issue #45
    Hit Comics (1940) 45
    Published Mar 1947 by Quality.

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    Cover art by Pete Riss. Pancho Villa Against Don Pablo, art by Pete Riss; Kid Eternity summons Pancho Villa to lead a revolution on a banana plantation. Tunnel of Love starring Bob and Swab, art by Janice Valleau. Murder by Law, art by Pete Riss; Ivan Thayer admits he wants to kill his partner and then uses Betty to establish his alibi. Untitled Her Highness story, art by Janice Valleau; An old man leads Her Highness to sunken treasure. Untitled Big Brother story, art by Jack Cole. Charlie Horse's Custard-Pie Capture, art by Hal Cooper. Help! Murder! Police!", art by Michael Senich; Sir Roger tries to trap a rat. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Hoppy the Marvel Bunny (1945) 9

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    A Witch's Tale, art by Chad Grothkopf; Marvel Bunny saves the good Golden Witch from her wicked sisters. Chippy Chipmunk Gets the Business; Chippy and Frankie want to open up an orangeade stand but they need to find a way to get oranges. Weather Or Not, art by Chad Grothkopf; King Weather gets angry when a conceited weatherman claims always to be right. The Perfumed Trail; Millie is jealous of the new girl in town (and her perfume) but Marvel Bunny has to save the day when the girl turns out to be part of a crooked gang. Hercules Hoppy; Hoppy and Millie go to work for millionnaire Mr. Gotgold, but get involved in a robbery. A Guy With Polish; Chippy tries to earn a dollar but gets cheated. Sleepy Lagoon, art by Chad Grothkopf; Marvel Bunny must save Millie again when she is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Frog. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Human Torch Comics (1940) 26

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    Cover art by Syd Shores. Her Diary of Terror starring the Human Torch, art by Jimmy Thompson; A stockbroker sells fake stock to people that he and his newlywed wife then decide to murder so they won't be found out; He invents a story about a has-been actress and her son pursuing revenge against these people for wrongs they did to his mother in order to throw suspicion off of himself and his wife. One of Us Is a Killer starring the Human Torch, art by Jimmy Thompson. Gold in Those Hills text story. The Ghost of Shadow Manor starring the Human Torch. The Fatal Curse of the Sea Witch starring the Sub-Mariner, art by Al Gabriele. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    International Comics (1947) 1
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2025564006

    Cover art by Ken Bachelor. "Manhattan's Files," art by Howard Purcell; The fact that Van's evidence put away Public Enemy #1, Johnny Dukes, is of little avail when Dukes escapes from prison and hijacks an airplane that Manhattan is on heading for Seattle. "Introducing Igor," script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Igor is captured by the evil tyrant Czar, who condemns him to the scaffold. "Introducing Juan Meatbal," pencils by Lee Ames, inks by Burt Frohmen; When the inhabitants of Sawtuva-Boorda in Mexico learn that there are no fish available for their big Feast of the Fish, Juan steps up and makes a secret pact with a visiting pelican which allows the feast to go on as scheduled. "Sound Suspicion" text story. "That's Madelon," art by Clem Weisbecker; After seeing her father gunned down by the Gestapo, Madelon takes her father's place in the French Underground to battle against the Nazi tyranny; But when the war ends, she decides to use her talents as a photographer and runs down a wanted Nazi felon from the war era. "Young George Washington" one-page story, art by Allen Simon. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Jo-Jo Comics (1945) 5

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    Before the debut of its Tarzan-like jungle hero, Jo-Jo Comics presents humor and funny-animal comics. Skunk Red Camphor accepts a dare to enter a haunted house; Senor Tamale, who as a parrot in a sailor hat is neither senor nor tamale, get s stranded on a desert island; Neighborhood ruffians decide to play a trick when young Percy has to make a delivery to a haunted house, but ghosts have the last laugh. O'Brine Twins; Senor Tamale; Red Camphor; Percy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.