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Comic books May 1947

  • Issue #2
    True Crime Comics (1947) 2

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    "$100.00 Reward for James kent," "Murder, Morphine and Me," "Demons Dance on Galloway Moor," "Boston's Bloody Gang," and "A Match For Satan." Jack Cole cover and art. Used in Seduction of the Innocent (pages 81-82) and Parade of Pleasure (page 105). Classic morphine story was used by the New York Legislative Committee to Study the Publication of Comics (1951). Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 47 #2
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  • Vol. 1 #6
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  • Vol. 56 #4
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  • Issue #44
    Two Complete Detective Books (1939-1954 Fiction House) Pulp 44

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  • Vol. 2 #11
    Uncensored Detective (1942) True Crime Magazine Vol. 2 #11

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    Cover by ??. True crime stories. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 66 pages, black and white text with photos. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #80
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 80
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #841B1C-012
    • Cover coming loose at single center staple.

    Mickey Mouse. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 52 #10
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    Volume 52, Issue 10 - May 1947. "A Magazine for Boys and Girls." Stories, poems, and activities designed for kids. 7-in. x 10-in., 36 pages, PC,PB&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 39 #3
    Weird Tales (1923-1954 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 39 #3
    • 2 1/4 " Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" spine split from the bottom.

    Ray Cummings. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 39 #11A
    Weird Tales (1923-1954 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 39 #11A

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    May 1947. Note: The May 1947 issue and July 1947 erroneously have the same volume and issue number. Cover by Matt Fox. Horror and supernatural stories by Allison V. Harding "The Place with Many Windows", Seabury Quinn, Carl Jacobi, William Tenn, Ray Cummings, Harold Lawler, Manly Banister, and Walter Harwood. Illustrations by Andrew Brosnatch, Lee Brown Coye, Irwin J. Weill, Boris Dolgov, Fred Humiston, M. N. Beale, and John Giunta. 6 3/4-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 96 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 65 #1
    West (1926-1953 Doubleday) Pulp Vol. 65 #1

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  • Vol. 217 #1
    Western Story Magazine (1919-1949 Street & Smith) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 217 #1

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  • Issue #85
    Whiz Comics (1940) 85
    Published May 1947 by Fawcett.
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  • Issue #81
    Wings Comics (1940) 81
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • 1/4" spine split from top of comic.
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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, John Celardo and Maurice Whitman. Aviation-themed adventure, combat and history tales from pioneering comics publisher Fiction House. Jane Martin travels to the Antarctic in search of a modern-day Moby Dick and precious ambergris; Greasemonkey Griffin competes in an air race with a beautiful but dangerous woman; A bereaved pilot decides to sell out his country, so his ghostly wife sets out to stop him. 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.

  • Vol. 10 #8
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  • Issue #23
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 23
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0332903001
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing page, affects art and story. Staples removed.

    Cover by Harry G. Peter. "Siege of the Savage War Maidens," script by William Moulton Marston (as Charles Moulton), art by Harry G. Peter; When the heroes of Valhalla refuse to fight, Odin orders his Valkyries to capture Amazons and transform them into Valkyries, surmising they'll be strong enough to handle the lazy men. Wonder Women of History: four-page Amelia Earhart bio, art by Robert Sale. "The Vanishing Mummy," art by Harry G. Peter; Wonder Woman and the Holliday Girls travel to Egypt, where Professor Chemico has been enslaved by a resurrected pharaoh bent on destroying the modern world with a deadly gas. "Grim Gamble" text story by John Broome (as John Osgood). Ton o' Fun cartoon by Harry Lampert. "Wonder Woman and the Coming of the Kangas," script by William Moulton Marston (as Charles Moulton), art by Harry G. Peter; Queen Hippolyte shows the Holliday Girls a home movie of Princess Diana on her 7th birthday, when she rallies the Amazons against an invasion by the Sky Riders of Nebulosta who are riding Kangas. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    World's Finest (1941) 28
    Published May 1947 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Charles Paris. Superman's Super-Self!, script by Don Cameron ? [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster], inks by Stan Kaye ? [as Joe Shuster]; In a bizarre battle, even against a statue of himself, the Man of Tomorrow must overcome Lex Luthor's "Ray of Life," which gives life to inanimate objects, which are then used by the arch villain to do his bidding. Case of the Crooked Champs! starring Green Arrow, script by France Herron, art by George Papp. School For Acrobats starring The Boy Commandos. Postage Stamp Plunder starring Zatara, art by William F. White. Each One Teach One starring Johnny Everyman, script by Jack Schiff, art by John Daly. Crime Under Glass! starring Batman and Robin, art by Bob Kane; Batman and Robin face a maniac that uses glass miniatures to kill. 76 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #10
    Wotalife Comics (1946 Fox) 10

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    Art by Pat Adams and Jose Mendez. Kids' humor comics and funny-animal hijinks from Fox Feature Syndicate. Cosmo Cat travels through time; Senor Tamale (a parrot in a sailor hat) winds up in Texas; Percy tries to learn how to skate. Cosmo Cat: Lost in Time; Senor Tamale: Bear Hunter; Willy Wolf's Invention; Percy; Ivan the Terrible; Senor Tamale. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Wow Comics (1940-48 Fawcett) 54

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    Edited by Roy Ald. Cover by Jack Binder. Stories by Otto Binder, Jack Binder, Carl Pfeufer, Dick McKay, and Warren Darr. Heroic adventure tales featuring such characters as Mary Marvel, Boy Scout Bob, Mr. Scarlet, Kanvasback, Phantom Eagle, Penny Graves, Richard Richard Private Dick, and Commando Yank. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Young King Cole Vol. 2 (1946-47) 5

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    Cover by Wayne Boring (credited as Jack Harmon). Stories and art by Jim Wilcox, H. Blair, E. J. Reeves, Janice Valleau, Nina Albright, Art Helfant and Harvey Fuller. Bespectacled, eccentric detective "King" Cole Jr. takes over his father's detective agency. King Cole and his detectives seek the secret of the mystery word "Rokom" that has repercussions for the international community. Toni Gayle invades a hotel kitchen while seeking a killer and finds a house full of suspects. Doctor Drew, who can talk to animals, must fend off alligators during a manhunt in the Florida Everglades. Toni Gayle action-girl cover by early female comics artist Janice Valleau. Young King Cole; Toni Gayle; Return Ticket; Heathcliff the Hobo; Dr. Drew the Zoo Man; Inspector Klooz; Boitram the Boiglar. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #4
    Zane Grey's Western Magazine (1946-1954 Dell) Pulp Vol. 1 #4

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