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Comic books October 1947

  • Vol. 34 #3
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Vol. 34 #3

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  • Vol. 18 #4
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Vol. 18 #4

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    October 1947. Pulp magazine. "Three for the Wildcatter War" by Max Kesler, "King of the River Pack" by Harold Cruickshank, "Trail Blazers of the Frontier" by Cedric Windas, "Mountain Men Make Tough Killing" by Harrison Colt, "Chisholm Trail Gun-Cure" by Will Brown, "Piggin' Strings" by Del Rayburn, "That Texas Deadline-Buster" by Lee Wells, and "We Need Shootin' Law" by Walker Tompkins. Nice (though uncredited) illustrations. 7-in. x 9.25-in.; black and white; 96 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    4Most Vol. 6 (1947) Four Most 4
    • 2" spine split from bottom. Big tear on back cover. Centerfold detached at one staple.
  • Issue #127
    Ace Comics (1937) 127

    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.

  • Issue #1
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    Art by Bob Wilkin. 8 pages.

  • Vol. 17 #1
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 17 #1

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  • Issue #113
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 113
    Published Oct 1947 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. Just An Ordinary Guy starring Superman, script by Al Schwartz. The Man Who Was Always Late! starring Zatara, script by Joe Samachson, art by W. F. White. Skulduggery in the Subway! starring Congo Bill, script by George Kashdan, art by Ed Smalle. The Too-Fragrant Vagrant! starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Al Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. Gold Rush--1947! Starring Vigilante, script by Bill Finger. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 117 #6
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Vol. 117 #6

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  • Issue #121
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 121

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    Cover pencils by Al Wenzel, inks by Stan Kaye. The Great Hobby Contest starring Superboy, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Al Wenzel, inks by George Roussos; Orville Orville tries to win every division of the hobby contest, with money. Shades of John Paul Jones starring Aquaman, script by George Kashdan, art by John Daly. Menace of the Crimson Arrow starring Green Arrow, script by Don Cameron, art by George Papp. The Saga of a Sword starring Shining Knight, art by Chuck Winter. The 9th Wonder of the World! starring Johnny Quick, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 9

    Stories and art by Dan Barry, Bernard Sachs, Art Helfant, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. 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 #44. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #9 in indicia. Airboy encounters lunatic yokel Lennie Sholes, who proves to be homicidal after learning how Birdie works. At the Council of the Roman Gods, Jupiter challenges the nature goddess Ceres to transform The Heap into a force for good. Flying Fool matches wits with Riot O'Hara and Mother Hubba, in a story with art by Captain America creators Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Airboy; The Heap: Kill or Be Killed - The Survival of the Fittest; Model Builders with Airboy; English Henry: A True Story; Baron Buckskin; Flying Fool: Larceny in Old Lace; Bashful Baskum; Johnny Halfbuck. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    All American Comics (1939) 90

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    Cover art by Irwin Hasen. The Icicle starring Green Lantern, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils: by Irwin Hasen, inks by John Belfi; The arrival of a foreign physicist with a new secret invention capable of instantly freezing any moisture in the air also heralds the arrival of a new foe for the Emerald Crusader: the Icicle! The Haunted Chessboard starring Dr. Mid-Nite, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. The Land of Little Men starring The Black Pirate, art by Paul Reinman. Mystery of the Royal Blue Jet starring Hop Harrigan, art by Howard Purcell. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    All Baseball Stories (1947 Interstate) Vol. 1 #1

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    Includes 7 thrilling stories featuring America's Pass Time! Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #14
    All Great Comics (1947 Fox Features) 14
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    Stories and art by Dale Messick, Richard Fletcher, Paul Parker, Bill Perry, J. L. Keene, J. J. Olson, Jack Ryan, Ferd Johnson, and George Merkle. A collection of adventure comic strips originally from Chicago Tribune syndicate's stable of characters. Streamer Kelly investigates when crooks steal a fire department ladder truck to effect a jailbreak; Texas Slim and Dirty Dalton trace the bandit Murrieta after he escapes from jail; Mighty OMalley is captured by a gang of thugs and their mad-scientist employer. Brenda Starr Reporter: The Boss's Niece; Surgeon Stone; Minit Mystery; The Great Seance Racket; Krime Kids: Meet Sweet Miss Carrol; Ned Handy: The Mystery of the Ole Tyler Place; John West: The New Boarder; Streamer Kelly: The Feminine Touch; Texas Slim and Dirty Dalton: Dalton Rides Again; Mighty OMalley, Ex-Marine Meets the "Brain". This issue was actually published before issue #13. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 37

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    Origin and first appearance of the Injustice Society (the Wizzard, the Thinker, the Brain Wave, the Gambler, Vandal Savage, and Degaton). The roll call for the JSA this issue is Hawkman, the Flash, Green Lantern, the Atom, Dr. Mid-Nite, Johnny Thunder (cameo), and Wonder Woman. "The Injustice Gang of the World." Script by Robert Kanigher. Art by Irwin Hasen (part John Belfi inks) plus individual stories featuring Hawkman (art by Joe Kubert; last on this title), the Flash (pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Belfi), Green Langern (art by Hasen), the Atom (art by Alex Toth), and Dr. Mid-nite (art by Toth). Two-page text story, "Tick Tock" by Ted Udall. Hasen cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 21 #10
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Vol. 21 #10

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    October 1947. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Stories by Don Wilcox, Frances M. Deegan, Henry Hasse, Rog Phillips, Guy Archette, and William P. McGivern. Illustrations by Julian S. Krupa, Robert Fuqua, Enoch Sharp, and Rod Ruth. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Oct 1947
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    Volume 1, Issue 10 - October 1947. Magazine produced by the American Cartoonists Association showcasing talents cartoonists and artist. 34 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #10
    Animal Antics (1946) 10
    Published Oct 1947 by DC.

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    Cover art by Howie Post. Untitled Presto Pete story, art by Howie Post; Presto "rescues" a sailor who's been a castaway for 20 years. One Man Party starring Crazy Fox, art by Otto Feuer; Crazy talks Wilbur into having a one-man party and then gets mad because he isn't invited. The Absent Minded Professor starring Goofy Goose, Inventor, art by Rube Grossman; Goofy broadcasts the Professor's schedule to him over the radio, because he's too absent minded to remember it himself. Plumbing Fixed starring Custer Cat and Cheesy the Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. Pretty Face Pete starring Sheriff Corky, art by Rube Grossman. Music Serenade starring Pete the Pup, art by Otto Feuer. Helping Out starring Eager Beaver, art by Otto Feuer. Substitute Teacher starring the Raccoon Kids; Percy substitutes for the boys' regular teacher. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Archie (1943) 28

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    Cover art by Al Fagaly. "The Lifeguard," art by Bill Vigoda; Archie fills in for Reggie as a lifeguard and gets into his typical antics. Archie's Hollywood Quiz Page by Herbert "Red" Holmdale. "The Glamour Boy," art by Bill Vigoda; When Archie takes a bunch of papers from Miss Grundy's desk (instead of just his essay) to escape the Riverdale Glamour Girl Society, Reggie discovers that test answers are among the papers and steals them from Archie. Hollywood Tattle Tales article. "A Cozy Date," art by Bill Vigoda; Archie tries to get some time alone with Veronica, but people keep ringing the doorbell. Katy Keene ad. Untitled Betty and Veronica story, art by Irving Novick; Betty and Veronica take the advice of a radio show host and decide to live among nature to lose weight. Super Duck ad. "Service With a Snicker," art by Bill Vigoda; When Archie and Veronica cause the cook and maid to quit, Veronica has Archie dress up as a French maid to serve dinner to the Lodges and their guests--who turn out to be Archie's parents. "Midsummer's Nightmare," art by Bill Vigoda; Archie gets a summer job at Hopntakadip Camp and causes the usual chaos. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 325 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 325 #4

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  • Vol. 40 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Vol. 40 #2

    Volume 40, Issue 2 - October 1947. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "The End is Not Yet" by Lafayette Ronald Hubbard. 6.5-in. x 9.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #14
    Barnyard Comics (1944) 14

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    Cover by Carl Wessler. Contains two Frank Frazetta illustrations. Frazetta illustrations appear in sixteen nearly-consecutive issues of Barnyard Comics (1944) (#12-15, #17-27, and #29). Contains a comic advertisement for a Genuine Dick Tracy Two-Way Wrist Radio. Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Captain Blight" art by Ken Champin; "'Oadie' Colone"; "Brainy" art by Lynn Karp; "Milton Mouse" art by Manny Perez; "Tuffy Terrier" story by Mike Maltese, art by Phil Monroe; "Earl Turtle" art by Harris Steinbrook; and "'Fixit' Phil" art by Don R. Christensen. Illustrated text stories: "The Stubborn Cow: Saying 'I Won't' Became a Habit With Lucy!" by Lilly K. Scott; "Jimpy Jumps: This Little Monkey Just Wouldn't Climb or Leap!" by Mickey Klar Marks, illustration by Frank Frazetta; and "Jungle Prince: This Little Lion Thought a Lot of Himself!" by Donald Bayne Hobart, illustration by Frank Frazetta. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #4
    Beauty Parade (1941-1956 Harrison Publications) Vol. 6 #4

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  • Vol. 2B #1
    Best Sports (1937-1951 Manvis/Atlas News) Vol. 2B #1

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    Published by Manvis Publications Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #82
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 82

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  • Vol. 23 #2
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Vol. 23 #2

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    The Black Bat in "The Long Ago Murder" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "Shroud of Guilt" by Anthony Tompkins; "Avery's Bones" by Wayland Rice; "Nail for a Noose" by Robert Sidney Bowen; "The Psychological Approach" by Ray Cummings: and "Nice Morning for Murder" by Donald Bayne Hobart. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 112 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #20
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 20

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  • Issue #49
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 49

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    "The Mocking Maniac Who Struck at Midnight," "Satan's Circus," and "Material For the Morgue!" Jack Kamen cover and art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Blue Bolt Vol. 08 (1947) 5
  • Vol. 85 #6
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Vol. 85 #6

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  • Issue #36
    Boy Comics (1942) 36
    • Cover detached at single center staple.

    Crimebuster (2 stories, one wiht art by Norman Maurer), Little Dynamite. Charles Biro cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 23

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    Cover art by Jack Kirby. Unlucky Thirteen, script and art by Jack Kirby. Join the Legion of Forgotten Men, script and art by Jack Kirby; the boys think they are signing autographs but accidentally join the Foreign Legion. Captain Tootsie Tootsie Rolls ad, pencils by C. C. Beck, inks by Pete Costanza. Sunken World, script and art by Jack Kirby. Law and Order text story starring Jimmy Dale, script by Tex Wade. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 56 #6
    Breezy Stories and Young's Magazine (1915-1949 C.H. Young) Vol. 56 #6

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  • Issue #15
    Buzzy (1944) 15
    Tags: Archie
    Published Oct 1947 by DC.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by George Storm. W Is for Woodchuck ad, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Charles Paris. Untitled story, art by George Storm; The girls are angry because the boys are always late for dates, so they decide to give the boys the silent treatment for a whole month. Untitled story, art by George Storm; Buzzy takes Mr. Gruff to the train station to meet his visiting brother Julius, who takes a similar dislike to Buzzy until they discover their similar taste in music. Untitled Alix in Follyland story, script and art by Tom McNamara; Unk stops by a human house to fix his broken magic cane and he and Alix observe a bored boy who gets into mischief because he doesn't have anything else to do. House ad for A Date with Judy #1, art by Graham Place. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #66
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 66

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

  • Issue #13
    Calling All Kids (1946) 13

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    Stories and art by Catherine Urban and Sam Glankoff. A kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories, games and quizzes as well as comics. Marco Polar Bear and Bobby visit Washington, D.C.; Twinkle the star helps out on Halloween; Junior doesn't have a muzzle for Rover, so he uses a catcher's mask. The Castle Cat; Twinkle, The Star That Came Down From Heaven; The Merry-Go-Round Horse; Marco Polar Bear; The Little Witch Who Had Holes in Her Stockings; Muzzle Puzzle; Folding Fun; Professor Pooch; Pug and Curly; Guess My Name; Marco's Puzzle Page. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 64

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    Captain America and Bucky in "Sparkles Strikes Back," "Diamonds Spell Doom," and "Terror at the Fair!" Human Torch back-up story, "Death is the Highest Bidder!" Two-page text story, "Recruit." Syd Shores cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Captain Easy (1947 Better Publications) 10
  • Issue #77
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 77
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    Captain Marvel in "The Secret Life of Captain Maarvel," "Captain Marvel and the Malaga Bull," "Captain Marvel and the Boy Feud," and "Captain Marvel Becomes a Gagwriter." Capt. Kin in "The Lost Treasure!" Two-page Jon Jarl text story, "Mind Over Matter" by Eando Binder. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Radar Rescue" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 54
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Motion strip (the Man with 100 Heads) cut out of ad page and and threaded through the dotted-line slots in the front cover.
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  • Issue #56
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 56

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  • Issue #1
    Catholic Comics Volume 2 (1947) 1

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  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 042 Swiss Family Robinson 1
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Interior complete. Near full length spine split.Cover and centerfold detached.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Swiss Family Robinson, 1st printing, Line Drawing Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story about a family shipwrecked on an island. (HRN 42, 10/47). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Classics Illustrated 042 Swiss Family Robinson 5

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    Swiss Family Robinson, 5th printing, Line Drawing Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story about a family shipwrecked on an island. (HRN 117, original 10/47 date). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #7
    Classics Illustrated 042 Swiss Family Robinson 7

    Swiss Family Robinson, 7th printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story about a family shipwrecked on an island. (HRN 137, original 10/47 date). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Classics Illustrated 042 Swiss Family Robinson 8

    Swiss Family Robinson, 8th printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story about a family shipwrecked on an island. (HRN 141). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #10
    Classics Illustrated 042 Swiss Family Robinson 10

    Swiss Family Robinson, 10th printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story about a family shipwrecked on an island. (HRN 158). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #11
    Classics Illustrated 042 Swiss Family Robinson 11

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    Swiss Family Robinson, 11th printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story about a family shipwrecked on an island. (HRN 165). Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 7 #4
    Complete Cowboy Novel Magazine (1939-1950 Blue Ribbon Magazines) Vol. 7 #4

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  • Vol. 16 #6
    Complete Western Book Magazine (1933-1957 Newsstand) Western Supernovel Vol. 16 #6

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  • Issue #10
    Cosmo Cat (1946 Fox) 10
    Published Oct 1947 by Fox.

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    Art by Pat Adams, Ellis Chambers and Howie Post. Cover by Ellis Chambers. Cosmic Catnip Capsules turn an ordinary feline into Cosmo Cat, who lives on the moon and uses a rocket to travel to Earth and fight evil. When Jack Frost becomes suicidal because no one respects his window-pane art anymore, Cosmo helps him become a comics artist. Lil Pan, son of the Greek god, helps archeologist Sir Loin discover King Hottentot's tomb, in the conclusion of a multi-part story that started in issue #7. Cosmo Cat learns that robots under the leadership of Klang have taken over the planet Titan. Home for Downtrodden Cats; Jack Frost's Helper; Senor Tamale Skis Into Trouble; Roscoe Bear; Egypt (Part 4); Revolt of the Robots. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.