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Comic books January 1948

  • Issue #130
    Ace Comics (1937) 130

    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. Teddy and Sitting Bull strips, art by Joe Musial. Barney Google strips, art by Billy DeBeck. Jungle Jim strips, art by Alex Raymond. Blondie strips, art by Chic Young. Brick Bradford strips, scripts by William Ritt, art by Clarence Gray. Prince Valiant strips, art by Hal Foster. Pete the Tramp strips by Clarence D. Russell. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #116
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 116
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.

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    The Wizard of Winter starring Superman, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Ira Yarbrough, inks by Stan Kaye. Take 'Em Alive starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Copy-Cat, Copy-Cat starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. The Jealous Swain starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Al Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. The Boy Who Wasn't Big Enough starring Vigilante. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #124
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 124

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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Barbed-Wire Boystown, pencils by Al Wenzel; Superboy becomes temporary Warden of the State Reform School. The Magic Sword starring Shining Knight, script by Don Cameron, art by Chuck Winter. A Black Eye For Bull's-Eye starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Sea Serpent starring Aquaman, art by Louis Cazeneuve. A Modern Cinderella starring Johnny Quick, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. Full-page ad for Mr. District Attorney # 1. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1948
    Adventures of Eva, Pora and Ted (1932) 1948
    • Front cover corner piece detached.

    Adventures of Eva, Pora and Ted, 1948 variant edition. A premium for the Evaporated Milk Association. 16-pages, black and white, unique 15-in. x 5-in. size, no cover price. Cover may be blue, green or white paper stock.

  • Issue #1
    Aggie Mack (1948) 1

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  • Issue #12
    Airboy Comics Vol. 04 (1947 Hillman) 12

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    Airboy stars in "Racket King Deported Today" (art by Fred Kida), the Flying Fool in "The Card Edged in Black," the Heap in an untitled story (pencils by Frank Bolle, inks by Leonard Starr), and a true story, "The Prize Was Darkness." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    All American Comics (1939) 93

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    Cover art by Irwin Hasen. The Double-Crossing Decoy, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Irwin Hasen; Green Lantern uses Molly Mayne as a decoy to lure the Harlequin out of hiding, who ends up saving the Emerald Crusader's life. No Mail starring Cotton-Top Katie, script and art by Harry Lampert (signed as Harrielle). Scourge of the Golden Slaves starring The Black Pirate, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. Cyrus P. Greenback starring Hop Harrigan, art by Howard Purcell. The Village That Time Forgot starring Dr. Mid-Nite, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    All Funny Comics (1943) 21
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.

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    Stories in this issue include: Doc and Fatty in "Some Fun, Hey Kidd?" (Howard Sherman artist); Windy in an untitled story (Ken L. Fitch writer, Joseph Sulman artist); Two-Gun Percy in "A Burnin' Question" (Jimmy Thompson artist); Dover and Clover in "Snug as a Thug in a Rug" (Henry Boltinoff writer/artist); Silly Willie in untitled story (Tom McNamara writer/artist); Peaceful Phil in "The Servant Problem" (Phil Berube writer/artist); and Penniless Palmer in "A Kingdom for a Horselaugh" (Thurston Harper artist). Cover art by Howard Sherman. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    All Top Comics (1945 Fox) 9

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  • Issue #32
    All-Flash (1941) 32
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.

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    Story by Robert Kanigher. Art and cover by Lee Elias and Moe Worthman. The Flash and Dr. Flura are seeming found dead in the streets, but later are discovered to be in a state of suspended animation. Suddenly, Star Sapphire appears to challenge the Flash (in a dream state) to a battle royale. Written by John Broome. Art by Carmine Infantino and Frank Giacoia. Flash's arch-foe, the Thinker, escapes from prison and forms a new crime syndicate, whose success depends on the pooling of the right talent in perfect harmony with each other. Ton o' Fun story by Harry Lampert. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 22, Issue 1
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 22, Issue 1

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    January 1948. Cover by Raymond Naylor. Stories by Chester S. Geier "Flight of the Starling", Rog Phillips, Don Wilcox, and Oge-Make. Illustrations by Enoch Sharp, Frank R. Paul, Robert Fuqua, and Julian S. Krupa. Back cover by James B. Settles. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Year 1948, Month 1
    American Cartoonist Magazine (1947 American Cartoonist Association) Year 1948, Month 1

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    Volume 2, Issue 1 - January 1948. Magazine produced by the American Cartoonists Association showcasing talents cartoonists and artist. 34 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Volume 31, Issue 1
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    American Girl (1942) Volume 31, Issue 1
    Tags: Archie

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    Volume 31, Issue 1 - January 1948. The American Girl magazine. For all girls--Published by the Girl Scouts, features articles, advice, and crafts. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 52 pages, B&W Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #44
    Batman (1940) 44
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Charles Paris. "Gamble With Doom!", art by Jim Mooney (as Bob Kane); The Joker becomes passionate about gambling, but ordinary stakes won't satisfy him; The stakes with death to the loser involves Batman and Robin. "Born For Adventure!", script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney; Batman and Robin team with an archeologist to track an international thief called the Globetrotter, who has come to Gotham City. "Strange Territory" text story by M. G. Pattington. "The First American Detective!", art by Jim Mooney; To solve the mystery surrounding his ancestor Silas Wayne, Bruce Wayne has Professor Nichols send him into the past; When Batman and Robin arrive in 1787, they stop a gang of highwaymen and encounter Franklin, who frees them. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #85
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 85

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    Sparky Watts, Dixie Dugan, Mickey Finn, Hollywood Johnnie, Brass Knuckles, Skyman (art by Ogden Whitney), Bo, Cranberry Boggs, and Tony Trent (art by Mart Bailey). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Black Cat Comics (1946 Harvey) 9

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    Black Cat in "College for Murder" (art by Lee Elias), "Kerry Drake Crime Cases" (art by Alfred Andriola), Stuntman origin in "Killer in the Big Top" (art by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby; reprinted from Stuntman # 1), and "The Legend of the Sun Eclipse." Elias cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 21

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    Edited by Ned Pines. Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories by Sheldon Moldoff, Ralph Mayo, and Bob Oksner. Action-packed tales featuring such characters as Miss Masque and the Black Terror, a super strong super-hero. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Blonde Phantom (1946) 16

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    Blonde Phantom stars in "Modelled For Murder" and "The Sultan Strikes!" Captain America with Bucky Back-up story, "The Murder at the Mardi Gras!" (pencils by Rico). One-page "Hey Look" (by Harvey Kurtzman). Two-page text story, "The White Vision." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 52

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    Jack Kamen cover and art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Blue Bolt Vol. 08 (1947) 8
  • Issue #5
    Broncho Bill (1948) 5
    • Centerfold detached.
  • Issue #1
    Bruce Gentry (1948) 1

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Bugs Bunny and the Tortoise HC (1948 Capitol Record Reader) Book and Record 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Featuring the legendary voice talent of Mel Blanc. Narrated by Elmer Fudd, this lighthearted tale pits the master of mirth, Bugs Bunny, against the uncanny Tortoise in a race to setting the age old question once and for all. Place your bets boys and girls because this one is going to have a photo finish. Read along and listen to the records included which provide voices for your favorite Looney Tunes characters and sound effects. Includes book and 2 LP records. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 12-in. x 10-in., 20 pages, full color. All Ages

  • Issue #15
    Calling All Boys (1946) 15

    Tex Granger stars in "All That Glitters," Hector, Mission to Mars, and Streaky Smith. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Calling All Kids (1946) 16
  • Issue #65
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 65

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    Includes: cover art by Syd Shores; When Friends Turn Foes, Pencils by Syd Shores, Inks by Ken Bald; Meet the Matador, Pencils by Al Aviso, Inks by Syd Shores; Death Swings a Bat starring Human Torch; Adventure In the Night text story; The Menace of Mirth, Pencils by Syd Shores, Inks by Ken Bald; Hey, Look! humor by Harvey Kurtzman. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 80
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0954742008

    Origin of Captain Marvel retold. "A Twice Told Tale," "Captain Marvel's Inferiority Complex," "Captain Marvel Meets the Weatherman," and "Captain Marvel in the Land of Surrealism." Captain Tootsie stars in a one-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party" (by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 57
    • Heavy cover oxidation.
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    Capt. Marvel Jr. in "The Magic Ladder," "The Escape of the Acrobat," "The Road Back," and "The Lemming Mystery." Kanvasback in "The Horizontal Heavyweight." Two Comix Cards feature Tom Mix. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 59

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    Captain Midnight in "The Rainbow Sky-Writer" and "CaptainMidnight Battles the Ice Age!" Also "Johnny Blair inthe Air." One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 045 Tom Brown's School Days (1948) 1
    • Interior is complete. Back cover missing. Front cover detached at both staples.

    Tom Brown's School Days, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 44, 1/48). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 045 Tom Brown's School Days (1948) 3

    Tom Brown's School Days, 3rd Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 161). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #24
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 24
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Piece clipped. Does not interrupt art or story. Tape on spine (over heavy split).

    Cover art by Irwin Hasen and Harry G. Peter. Empress of the Sea Brigands starring Wonder Woman, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter. The Story of Professor Kendle starring Johnny Peril, script and art by Howard Purcell. Airfield Sabotage starring Hop Harrigan, art by Howard Purcell. I Think the Heat's Got Him! starring Cotton-Top Katie, script and art by Harry Lampert (signed as Harrielle). The Slow-Motion Crimes, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Frank Giacoia; The Turtle returns to confound Flash, this time by combining fast and slow words as clues to the crimes he plans to commit. To top things off, the Scarlet Speedster is saved from death by a member of the JSA! The Case of the Withered Flower, script by John Broome, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by John Belfi; Doiby's signal flare lures Green Lantern into a trap; After deciphering the clues, the Emerald Crusader discovers to his horror that Solomon Grundy has returned! 80 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    Comics Revue (1947) 5

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    Gordo Number 1, January 1948 Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 37

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  • Issue #52
    Crack Comics (1940) 52

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    Cover art by Reed Crandall. The Porcupine starring Captain Triumph, art by Reed Crandall; Fresh from their adventure with a werewolf, Lance and Kim enter a town and meet the Porcupine, who wore a coat of killer quills that he can throw with great accuracy, as well as using his body to topple walls by throwing himself into them. Mighty Midget starring Inkie, script and art by Al Stahl. Love and Larceny Don't Mix starring Hack O'Hara. The Pearl Swindle starring Pen Miller, script and art by Klaus Nordling. Floy Floy starring Floogy the Fiji. Fuzzy humor page by Jack Cole. Bubble Gum Cleopatra starring Beezy, script and art by Bernard Dibble. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 7, Issue 10
    Crime Detective (1938) True Crime Magazine Volume 7, Issue 10

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    January 1948. Volume 7, No. 10. Photo cover. True crime articles, stories and photos. 8 1/2-in. x 10 3/4-in., 98 p, B&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #59
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 59

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  • Issue #6
    Dandy Comics (1947) 6
    Published Jan 1948 by EC.

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  • Issue #131
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 131
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    • INCOMPLETE: Missing first wrap, affects art and story.

    Cover art by Bob Kane and Charles Paris. The Underworld Surgeon starring Batman and Robin, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris. The Case of the Candy Clues starring Slam Bradley, art by Howard Sherman. Polly Wants to Crack a Safe starring Air Wave, art by Harris Levy (signed as Lee Harris). Local Color text story by Tom Neill. A Murder Rap for Brooklyn starring The Boy Commandos, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie. 48 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 1

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    "Dick Tracy and the Mad Doctor." The Iron Man back-up story (art by Bill Ely). Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 36, Issue 2
    Dime Mystery Magazine (1932) pulp Volume 36, Issue 2

    Long running pulp magazine focusing on weird mystery stories. Cover by ?. "The Candy Skull" by Ray Bradbury, plus stories by G. T. Fleming-Roberts, Francis K. Allan, William Campbell Gault, Talmage Powell, Dorothy Dunn, Bryce Walton and Lix Agrabee. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in., 98 pages, text, with B&W illustrations Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #53
    Don Winslow of the Navy (1943 Fawcett) 53
    • INCOMPLETE. Page missing. Interrupts art and story. 1" spine split from top of comic.
  • Issue #1
    Elmo Comics (1948) 1

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  • Issue #59
    Exciting Comics (1940) 59

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  • Issue #162
    Famous Funnies (1934) 162
  • Volume 10, Issue 1
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    Volume 10, Issue 1 - January 1948. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Science Fiction and Adventures stories. This issue features "Secret of the Serpent" by Don Wilcox. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 180 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Fantasy Advertiser Vol. 2 (1947) 5

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    Fantasy Advertiser Vol. 2 #5 (January 1948), published by Gus Willmorth. Cover by Ken Brown. In this issue: Thomas Carter on "The Shaver Series as Literature" with illustrations by Lin Carter, Gordon Cockroft , and Russ Manning ), plus editorial content, and ads from the era. 32 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Fawcett's Funny Animals (1943) 55
  • Issue #118
    Feature Comics (1939) 118

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    Cover art by Dan Barry (?). "Mr. Skeleton," script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Dan Barry; Doll Man (Darrel Dane) vs. Mr. Skeleton and Erik; Francesca, a tattooed lady, appears. "The Vicious Violin"; Swing Sisson vs. an extortionist. Untitled story; Roscoe vs. Joe Bunco. "The Fat Man's Fortune" starring Blimpy and Mr. Munchcript, script and art by Al Stahl. "Captain Black's Salvage Scheme" starring Rusty Ryan, script and art by Paul Gustavson. Untitled Big Top story, script and art by Bernard Dibble. "In Jokeland" starring Perky, script and art by Gill Fox. "Child Psychology" starring Officer Shenanigan, art by Michael Senich. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 14, Issue 4
    Fifteen Western Tales Magazine (1942) Pulp Volume 14, Issue 4

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    January 1948. Western adventure novels "The Last Frontier'" by John Starr, "Three Graves Have I" by Arthur Lawson, and "The Devil's Gulch" by Giff Chesire. Novelettes and short stories by Lee. E. Wells, Thomas Thompson, C. William Harrison, David Crewe, Everett M. Webber, Wallace Umphrey, Kenneth Fowler, Robert Moore Williams, Philip Ketchum, and James O. Goodwin. A few illustrations. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.