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Comic books January 1948

  • Vol. 35 #2
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 35 #2

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  • Vol. 1 #1
    2 Daring Love Novels (1948 Zenith Publishing) Pulp Vol. 1 #1

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  • Vol. 19 #3
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 19 #3

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  • 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.

  • Vol. 16 #2
    Ace Sports (1936-1949 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 16 #2

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  • Vol. 17 #4
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  • 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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1948
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Jan 1948

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    January 1948. Cover by Rafael DeSoto. "Gunpowder and Glory" by B. W. Daly. Other stories by Coleman Meyer, C. Hall Thompson, Albert Richard Wetjen, Jim Kjelgaard, Frankling Gregory, Steve Frazee, Georges Surdez, and William B. Cameron. 7" x 9-1/4" 146 black and white newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #124
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 124
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    • Interior complete. Near full length spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple. Tearing on back cover.

    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, Full Color. 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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    Cover by Hal Rasmusson. Stories and art by Hal Rasmusson, Ruth Gilbert Cochran and Al Feldstein. Modern-day Cinderella Aggie Mack is the hero of Hal Rasmusson's long-running comic strip, dealing with the pains of growing up while trying to fit into her new step-family. Aggie's sister Mona swipes the fancy hat Aggie made, but then she sees the junkman's horse wearing an identical hat. Johnny Prep's sister Polly accidentally takes his theme paper, leading to a madcap chase through school, with art by EC legend Al Feldstein. Welcome Stranger; Some Days Are Awful; Callie Changes Her Mind; Wishful Dreaming; Johnny Prep. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 29 #4
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  • Vol. 4 #12
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 4 #12

    Cover by Arthur Peddy and Bernard Sachs. Stories and art by Dick Wood, Fred Kida, Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs, Frank Bolle and Leonard Starr. 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 #47. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #12 in indicia. Airboy seeks the lost fortune stashed by an exiled mobster. Eccentric botanist Dr. Drake and The Heap board a ship for South America, but unfortunately, so do drug smugglers. Flying Fool is invited to the funeral of Shanghai gangster Kilroy by Kilroy himself. Airboy: Racket King Deported Today; The Heap; Model Builders with Airboy; The Prize Was Darkness; Flying Fool: The Card Edged in Black; Big Man's Head: A True Story. 48 pages, Full Color. 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. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    All Top Comics (1945 Fox) 9
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #06D8FE-001

    Stories and art by J. L. Keene, Edmond Good and Matt Baker. Cover by Jack Kamen. A collection of adventure and superhero comics from Fox Feature Syndicate. A panther hunter decides to change his ways after an encounter with jungle warrior Rulah; Phantom Lady springs into action when a jealous opera clown turns to murder. Featuring art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. Rulah: The Panther Queen; Blue Beetle: The Yeggs and Yawns; Presto! It's Murder; Phantom Lady: The Killer Clown; Jo-Jo: The Scaly Scourge. In order of appearance: "Rulah Jungle Goddess, The Panther Queen!" art by Edmond Good, reprinted in Golden Age Greats (1994) #14; "Jo-Jo Congo King, The Scaly Scourge!"; "Blue Beetle, The Yeggs and Yawns"; and "Phantom Lady, The Killer Clown!" reprinted in Phantom Lady Crime Never Pays TPB (1994 Verotik) #1-1ST and Good Girl Art Quarterly (1990) #17. "Presto! It's Murder" text story by J. L. Keene. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    All-Flash (1941) 32
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1230781011

    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. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 22 #1
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 22 #1
    • Water damage.
    • Cover detached.

    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.

  • Jan 1948
    American Cartoonist Magazine (1947 American Cartoonist Association) Jan 1948

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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.

  • Vol. 31 #1
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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 #289
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  • Vol. 326 #1
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 326 #1

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  • Vol. 7 #10
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  • Vol. 40 #5
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 40 #5
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Volume 40, Issue 5 - January 1947. Cover by Hubert Rogers. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "The End is Not Yet" by Lafayette Ronald Hubbard. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Atlas Mystery (1948 Digest) 2nd Series 1

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    Volume 1, 1st Printing - "Rendezvous with Dead Men" by Nicholas Carter. Softcover, 5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #41
    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly (1943 Avon Book Company) 41

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  • Issue #1
    Ballyhoo (1948-1954 Dell Publishing) 2nd series 1

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  • Issue #24
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  • Issue #44
    Batman (1940) 44
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, cover detached and heavily oxidized.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #493
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #494
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #495
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #496
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #497
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 2B #2
    Best Sports (1937-1951 Manvis/Atlas News) Pulp Vol. 2B #2
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Published by Manvis Publications Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #102
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  • 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
    • 3/4" Spine split from top. Cover detached at one staple and loose at other.

    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.

  • Jan 1948
    Black Mask (1920-1951 Pro-Distributors/Popular) Black Mask Detective Pulp Jan 1948

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  • Issue #21
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 21
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    • 1.5" spine split, cover nearly detached.

    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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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1482232010

    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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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages (affects art and story). Staple rust.

    Stories by Ed Lane and others. Art by Jack Kamen and others.. Fox Feature Syndicate presents the first series featuring the original version of the Blue Beetle. A Blue Beetle Christmas story; The Blue Beetle tells the true story of the organized crime gang Murder Incorporated. Featuring an action-packed bondage cover by an unknown artist. The Fiddling Crooks!; Twas the Night Before Christmas; Murder O'Clock; Sadie Krum, Girl Bandit; Murder Incorporated. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Blue Bolt Vol. 08 (1947) 8

    Stories and art by Ray Gill, Jack Hearne, Joe Donohoe, Tex Blaisdell, Milt Hammer, Art Helfant, Henry Kiefer, E. J. Reeves and Wayne Boring (credited as Jack Harmon). Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #86. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. Edison Bell enters a bobsled race at the snow rodeo. Covering a town election leads to Blue Bolt dangling from an airborne zeppelin, in a story by Superman artist Wayne Boring (credited as Jack Harmon). Sgt. Spook and Jerry battle crooks and track down valuable papers while on vacation. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make a snow periscope. Dick Cole; Rick Richards; Edison Bell; This Snow Periscope; Fearless Fellers; Heathcliff, the Hobo; Sergeant Spook: The Adventure of the Misplaced Markers!!; Boitram, the Boiglar; No Silk or Satin; Milepost Cave; Blue Bolt; Bluebolts & Nuts. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1948
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Jan 1948

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  • Vol. 10 #3
    Blue Ribbon Western (1937-1950 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 10 #3

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  • Vol. 36 #1
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  • Issue #5
    Broncho Bill (1948) 5

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  • Issue #1
    Bruce Gentry (1948) 1

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    Stories and art by Ray Bailey and Jerry Betts. Ray Bailey, former assistant to legendary cartoonist Milton Caniff, creates his own aviator strip, with freelance pilot Bruce meeting bad guys and beautiful women in equal measure to Caniff's Terry and the Pirates. Bruce hasn't even landed in South America before a beautiful woman has slipped him a note that leads to adventure. Bruce captures Greazo, who caused the airliner crashes, but he wants the villain behind it all. Toni Lane, owner of a small airport, tries to rescue her handsome but dumb partner when he's skyjacked by a beautiful woman. Featuring plentiful good girl art and a classic cover. Adventure In Cordillera; Clue To A Crime; Death Guards A Treasure; Baiting A Trap; Toni Lane: The Ladies And The Loot! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • 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

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    Cover by Lorence Bjorklund. Stories and art by Lorence Bjorklund, Peter Zurlinden, Edward (Moose) Krause, Jack Sparling, Ernie Schroeder, and Vic Herman. Another kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls and Calling All Kids from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories and advice as well as comics. A phony gold prospector tries to swindle Tex Granger's town; College basketball coach Edward (Moose) Krause offers sporting advice; "Bigbrain Billy," the smartest boy in the world, encounters Martian Fever during a mission to the red planet. Tex Granger; Hector; One-Play Morgan; Science Belongs to Youth; Streaky Smith of Essex High; Coachs Corner; The Adventures of Bigbrain Billy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.