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Comic books January 1948, graded by CGC

  • Item #50135043
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    Tags: Flash
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1230781011
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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.

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  • Item #48437257
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    Tags: Batman, Joker
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor side edge crack, scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #1968753001
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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.

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  • Item #50392851
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    Tags: Batman, Joker
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.
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    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1448402004
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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.

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  • Item #49094925
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    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.

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  • Item #46732291
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    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from August 10 - Nov. 13, 1934. Out for revenge, mad scientist Doc Hump sets a trap for Tracy using rabid dogs. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy and the Mad Doctor; Dick Tracy Says; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #46440318
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    • Includes a certificate of authenticity from the Super Soldier Collection. Scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #0720222007

    Cover pencils by Syd Shores. Daredevil of Crime starring the Human Torch, pencils by Ken Bald; A stunt girl turns criminal until apprehended by Torch and Toro. The Pirates of the China Sea starring the Sub-Mariner, Namora, and White Flower, script by Bill Woolfolk. The Cave of Echoes text story. You'll Die Laughing starring the Human Torch, pencils by Ken Bald, inks by Syd Shores. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #24265603
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    Cover pencils by Syd Shores. Daredevil of Crime starring the Human Torch, pencils by Ken Bald; A stunt girl turns criminal until apprehended by Torch and Toro. The Pirates of the China Sea starring the Sub-Mariner, Namora, and White Flower, script by Bill Woolfolk. The Cave of Echoes text story. You'll Die Laughing starring the Human Torch, pencils by Ken Bald, inks by Syd Shores. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #48273251
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    • Paper: Slightly britle
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    Cover pencils by Syd Shores. Daredevil of Crime starring the Human Torch, pencils by Ken Bald; A stunt girl turns criminal until apprehended by Torch and Toro. The Pirates of the China Sea starring the Sub-Mariner, Namora, and White Flower, script by Bill Woolfolk. The Cave of Echoes text story. You'll Die Laughing starring the Human Torch, pencils by Ken Bald, inks by Syd Shores. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #47844497
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    $399.99
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    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • Label #1571239010
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    Stories and art by John Gartner, Edd Ashe, Phil Berube, Vic Herman and Jack Sparling. Adventure comics and stories featuring radio hero Jack Armstrong and crime-busting scientist Vic Hardy. Jack and his uncle seek an outlaw submarine targeting diamond ships off the African coast; Vic Hardy uses forensic science to get the goods on a jewel thief; Jack discovers the truth about a lost valley when crooks try to scare him off. The Pirate Submarine; The Bentley Brothers; All American Award; The Case of the Telltale Bullet; Vic Hardy's Crime Clues; Jack Armstrong in the Lost Valley of Ice!; Pee Wee Half; Take a Tip...; Four-Alarm Adventure; Billy Goes Baby Sitting. 7.5-in x 11-in., slightly taller than standard Golden Age comics. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #45943397
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    Cover pencils by Charles Hedinger, inks by Irving Tripp. Mountain Climbing, script by John Stanley, art by Charles Hedinger; Lulu and Tubby go mountain climbing up the side of a brick building. Lulus Diary (May 1948) text story. Bam! Bam!, script by John Stanley, pencils by Charles Hedinger, inks by Irving Tripp; Lulu, Tubby, and Alvin's noisy gun playing drives Mr. Gripe up the wall. The Lost Hat, script by John Stanley, pencils by Charles Hedinger, inks by Irving Tripp; Alvin loses his paper hat down a manhole. Tubby one-pager, script by John Stanley, pencils by Charles Hedinger, inks by Irving Tripp. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #48311754
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    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.

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