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Comic books January 1948

  • Vol. 67 #3
    West (1926-1953 Doubleday) Pulp Vol. 67 #3

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  • Vol. 25 #3
    Western Aces (1934-1949 Ace) Pulp Vol. 25 #3
    • .5" Spine split from bottom.
  • Vol. 218 #3
    Western Story Magazine (1919-1949 Street & Smith) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 218 #3

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  • Issue #93
    Whiz Comics (1940) 93
    Published Jan 1948 by Fawcett.
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    • Remaindered copy.

    "Captain Marvel Becomes a Hobo," Golden Arrow in "Crime at the Circus," and Ibis the Invincible in "The Sword of Genghis Khan." 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 #89
    Wings Comics (1940) 89

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    Cover by Bob Lubbers. Edited by J.F. Byrne. Stories and art by Bob Lubbers, Charles Sultan, Al Walker, George Evans, John Celardo and Maurice Whitman. Aviation-themed adventure, combat and history tales from pioneering comics publisher Fiction House. Jane Martin investigates a rash of mysterious fires on a timber baron's land holdings; Greasemonkey Griffin tries to stop a German spy from stealing an experimental camera; A soldier framed for treason is advised by the ghosts of both his girlfriend and the man who framed him. Bondage cover by Bob Lubbers. 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. 11 #4
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  • Issue #27
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 27
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1554568004

    Cover by Harry G. Peter. "The Secret of the Kidnapped Dummy," script by Joye Hummel (as Charles Moulton), art by Harry G. Peter; Paula builds a Diana Prince robot dummy to present an award to Wonder Woman, unaware that the ceremony will make both women targets for a gangster's revenge. Wonder Women of History: two-page Sacajawea bio, art by Robert Sale. "The Legend of Rainbow and Stardust," script by William Moulton Marston, art by Harry G. Peter; On a visit to Etta's Ranch in Texas, Wonder Woman and the Holliday Girls fend off rustlers with the help of Rainbow and Stardust, two legendary horses. Two-page text story, "The Great Problem" by Ted Udall. "The Mystical Power of Idea-Forms," script by William Moulton Marston (as Charles Moulton), art by Harry G. Peter; Panicking when Wonder Woman is sucked from the robot plane on the way to Paradise Island, Etta is reassured by Hippolyte, who shows in the Magic Sphere Wonder Woman has been taken to the past as an "idea-form" to help a young girl save her kingdom from an evil usurper. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    World's Finest (1941) 32
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.
    • 3.5" spine split from bottom, heavy cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Winslow Mortimer. The Man Who Could Not Die! starring Batman and Robin, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; When Lucky Starr visits a swami, he is told that he was born under a lucky star and he will get a sign from the future. The Case of the Camera Crimes starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Bandits and Books starring Zatara, script by Joe Samachson, art by William F. White. Bebe humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Killer with the Golden Voice starring The Boy Commandos. The Heel and Toe Juggler starring Three-Ring Binks, script and art by Jack Farr. The Seventh Wonder of the World starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel ?, pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster], inks by Stan Kaye ? [as Joe Shuster]; On a way back from a case, Superman stops over in Egypt to admire the pyramids and is swept back into time by way of a time bridge to aid the forces of King Cheops against an evil high priest AND to actually build one of the pyramids! 76 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #62
    Wow Comics (1940-48 Fawcett) 62
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.

    Edited by Roy Ald. Cover by Chris Schaare. Stories by Chris Schaare, Carl Pfeufer, Richard Kraus, Marc Swayze, and Tramp. Heroic adventure tales featuring such characters as Ozzie, Mr. Scarlet, Penny Graves, Phantom Eagle, Richard Richard Private Dick, and Commando Yank. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Has Tom Mix "Comix Cards"--2 small pictures (slightly smaller than trading cards) that were printed at the end of a story; reader was supposed to cut them and paste them on cardboard. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Young King Cole Vol. 3 (1947-48) 6

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    Cover by Wayne Boring (credited as Jim Cannon). Stories and art by Wayne Boring (credited as Jim Cannon), Robert Plate, Milt Hammer, John Graham, E. J. Reeves, Joe Certa, Art Helfant and Harvey Fuller. Bespectacled, eccentric detective "King" Cole Jr. takes over his father's detective agency. A football pro hires Young King Cole to confront blackmailers, leading to Cole being fitted for cement shoes and a trip into the river. Toni Gayle flees a killer by running through an amusement park, in a story by Superman artist Wayne Boring (credited as Jim Cannon). Goatee'd criminologist Dr Doom (no relation to Victor) tries to prove whether a woman is a kleptomaniac, or if her story of being framed for shoplifting is actually true. Toni Gayle action-girl cover by Superman artist Wayne Boring (credited as Jim Cannon). Young King Cole; Toni Gayle; Hammertoones; Fingers of Guilt; Dr. Doom; Dr. Drew the Zoo Man: The Case of the Killer Ape; Boitram the Boiglar; Homer K. Beagle: The Case of the Hairless Hound. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #11
    Zane Grey's Western Magazine (1946-1954 Dell) Pulp Vol. 1 #11

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  • Issue #12
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 12

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    "Rulah" panel exhibits Fredric Wertham's injury-to-the-eye motif; see "Rulah...The Menaced Maidens!" story page five, panel seven. In order of appearance: "Rulah Jungle Goddess, Bloodstained Fangs!" reprinted in Wild Women (1999) #1 and Vixens, Vamps and Vipers SC (2014 EA Press) Lost Villainesses of Golden Age Comics #1-1ST; "Rulah Jungle Goddess, The Thirsty Stone!" reprinted as "The Bloodthirsty Stone.." in Terrors of the Jungle (1952) #10; "Buccaneers" reprinted in Frank Buck (1950) #71; "Rulah Jungle Goddess, The Menaced Maidens!"; and "Tropical Topics, The Lion, King of the Jungle" art by Louis Zansky. "Bloom of Death" text story. Indicia states "ZOOT COMICS". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.