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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 #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.

  • 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 #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. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • 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. 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 #44
    Batman (1940) 44
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor side edge crack, scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #1968753001

    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.

  • 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 #21
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 21
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    • 1.5" spine split, cover nearly detached.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing centerfold, affects art and story. Center wrap detached at one staple, 3/4" spine pslit.

    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 #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.

  • Issue #16
    Calling All Kids (1946) 16

    Stories and art by Alice Lee Weller, Ernie Schroeder, Vic Herman 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 explore Florida on their flying carpet; Twinkle the star hunts a dragon; Pop and Junior accidentally take a sled to Calvinesque heights. Guess My Name; Twinkle, The Star That Came Down From Heaven; Marco Polar Bear; Play the H Game; The Ogre's Bride; Riddles; Paddy Penguin; Little Town; The Horse Who Ate Gumdrops; Pop and Junior; Pug and Curly; Marco's Puzzle Page. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 80
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1998160001

    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
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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
    • 2 1/2" spine split from bottom. Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust with migration.

    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
    • Staple rust.
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust.
    • 2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Staple rust.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages (affects art and story).

    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 #37
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 37
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing.

    Contains a Frank Frazetta illustration. Frazetta illustrations appear in seventeen consecutive issues of Coo Coo Comics (1942) (#34-50). Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Supermouse" art by Jack Bradbury, reprinted in Ace Comics Presents (1987) #2; "Custer"; "Dodger de Squoil"; "Tuffy" art by Jack Bradbury; "Hubert"; and "Crock O' Dile". "How a Simple Discovery Made Billy a Very Happy Boy" comic advertisement from Dale Shears School of Music. Illustrated text stories: "Clever Little Lamb: Here's What Happened When Lambsy Went to School!" by Alexander Samalman; "City Cat: This Clever Feline Wanted to Live in Forest Village!" by Mikey Klar Marks; and "Maggie the Magpie: A Brave Little Bird Protets Her Feathered Young!" by Pat Cherr, illustration by Frank Frazetta. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • 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.

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

    Cover by Bob Kane and Charles Paris. Stories by Don C. Cameron and unknown. Art by Bob Kane, Charles Paris, Howard Sherman, Lee Harris, Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. Steve Travers is in the uncomfortable position of owing a big debt to his criminal brother, repayment being in the form of giving felons new faces thru plastic surgery so they can't be arrested by the police. Don't miss Batman and Robin in "The Underworld Surgeon!" by Don C. Cameron, Bob Kane and Charles Paris. Plus: Slam Bradley in "The Case of the Candy Clues!" with art by Howard Sherman; Air Wave in "Polly Wants to Crack a Safe!" with art by Lee Harris; and The Boy Commandos in "A Murder Rap for Brooklyn!" with art by Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. Also: 1.5-page text story "Local Color" by Tom Neill, and Jerry the Jitterbug 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 1
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1238023005
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    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.

  • 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 #162
    Famous Funnies (1934) 162

    New Years cover. Contains comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Napoleon" by Clifford McBride; "Steve Roper and Wahoo" by Allen Saunders and Elmer Woggon; "Buck Rogers" by Philip Francis Nowlan and Rick Yager (as Dick Calkins); "Invisible Scarlet O'Neil" by Russell Stamm; "Dickie Dare"; by Mabel Burwick (as Odin); "Scorchy Smith" by Rodlow Willard; and "Oaky Doaks" by Ralph Briggs Fuller. "Nautical Twist" text story by Mickey K. Marks. Activity pages by A. W. Nugent. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Fawcett's Funny Animals (1943) 55
  • Issue #179
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 179
    • Heavy cover oxidation.

    Indicia title is "UNCLE WIGGILY, No. 179. Cover art by Walt Kelly. Uncle Wiggily's Flying Shoes, script by Roger Garis, art by H. R. McBride; Uncle Wiggily finds that he can bound high in the air with the aid of air-filled rubber pillows on his feet and guide himself with his umbrella; After Uncle Wiggily foils Skeezicks' attempt to steal a bird's nest; Skeezicks and his pal Pip plot to get revenge. Homemade Skeeter Dope, script by Roger Garis, art by H. R. McBride; Uncle Wiggily mixes up a batch of mosquito repellent, but it attracts mosquitoes rather than repels them. Uncle Wiggily Buries His Fortune, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by H. R. McBride; Uncle Wiggily digs a hole deep under a tree to bury his fortune. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Frisky Fables Vol. 4 (1948) 6
    • Staple rust.

    Cover by Al Fago. Stories and art by Al Fago, Mickey Klar Marks, and Milt Hammer. Sometimes listed as Frisky Fables #33. Funny-animal hijinks in a cutesy style from Novelty Press. Neddy and Betsy Bear create spring-shoes and bounce into a dangerous encounter with a witch's castle. Dopsy Durvy helps the Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe after she loses her mortgage to Calvin Cobbler. Also, a story about living "radio tubes," a real showcase for the technology of another era. Neddy Bear; Dopsy Durvy: The Woman Who Lived in a Shoe; Roddy the Radio Tube; Spunky: Good Manners; Tick, Tack and Toe. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #0
    Fun Parade (1948) One-Shot 0

    No number - double size issue. Humor digest that features jokes and cartoons for men. Cartoons by Don Flowers, Reamer Keller, E. Simms Campbell, Vic Herman, and others. Pin-up photo inside back cover of Leslie Brooks. Squarebound digest, 5-in x 7-in. 192 pages, BW.

  • Issue #17
    Funny Folks (1946) 17
  • Issue #29
    Funny Stuff (1944) 29
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Funny Folks ad. Untitled The Dodo and the Frog story, art by Otto Feuer; Dunbar knows a goose who actually does lay golden eggs. Tootsie Roll ad, pencils by C.C. Beck, inks by Pete Costanza. Untitled story starring Blackie Bear, The Cubs and The Professor, art by Rube Grossman. Untitled J. Rufus Lion story, art by Rube Grossman; Mortimer tries to con Rufus out of dinner. Untitled story starring Dunbar Dodo and Fenimore Frog, art by Otto Feuer. Untitled Henry the Laffing Hyena story, art by Harris Steinbrook; Elmo gives Henry a watchdog that won't let anybody in; Including Henry. Untitled The Dodo and the Frog text story, art by Otto Feuer. All-Flash ad. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 32 #3
    G-Men Detective (1935-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 32 #3
  • Issue #1
    Gang Busters (1948) 1
    Published Jan 1948 by DC.
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    Cover art by Howard Sherman. Crime Agency, art by Dan Barry. Hot Money, art by Howard Sherman. Me, Master Crook, art by Dan Barry. Crime on the Sea federal agent, art by Ed Moore. Case of the Iron-Clad Alibi perfect crime mystery, pencils by E.E. Hibbard, inks by Moe Wortham. Murder Was My Business, art by George Roussos. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 11

    Photo Covers. Stories by unknown. Art by Jesse Marsh. Featuring: "Gene Autry and the Red Circle Bandit"; 6-page story "Grumpy's Hunch"; 2-page text story "The Runaway"; and photos of Gene Autry on the inside front cover and inside back cover! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Happy Comics (1943) 23
    Published Jan 1948 by Nedor.
    • Oxidation.

    Contains three Frank Frazetta illustrations. Frazetta illustrations appear in eighteen consecutive issues of Happy Comics (1943) (#20-#37) and in sixteen consecutive issues of Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) (#20-#35). Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Happy"; "Francois Feline"; "Scamper"; "Bear Facts"; "Homeless Hector" story by Warren Foster, art by Ed Dunn; and "Of Mice and Menace" by Manny Perez. Illustrated text stories: "Beautiful, But Not Dumb: Buddy Butterflyfish Wasn't Afraid of the Shark!" by Mickey Klar Marks, illustration by Frazetta; "Silky and the Wren: The Little Bird's Best Friend Was a Cat!" by Pat Cherr, illustration by Frazetta; and "Ernie the Earthworm: This Wiggly Little Creature Certainly Got Around!" by Lily K. Scott, illustration by Frazetta. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Heroic Comics (1940) 46
    • Paper: Off white

    Stories and art by Mike Roy, Sam Burlockoff, Seymour Pearlstein, and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. A teen swims two miles for help after his friends' canoe overturns; A story featuring early art by comics legend Alex Toth; A man accepts the difficult job of moving an elephant cross-country. Go Down for the Bicycle; Rescue at Bontoc; Telephone Heroine; An American Red Cross Boy; Heroine Saves 11; Swim to "Safety"; Hero Refuses Reward; Printer and the Policeman: "Heroes Both"; United States Medal for Lifesaving on R.R.; Nine Year-Old Heroine; Hot to Handle; The Desperate Emergency; Safety First!!; Bresnick Swims for Help; Hoboken to New York the Hard Way; No Can Do; Medal for Heroic Service. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 15
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    Hopalong Cassidy stars in "Deadline at Midnight," "Death Holds the Reins," "The Stove Pipe Calamity," and "The Strange Assignment." Whitney Whiskers and Daniel Boone, Jr. star in "Net Profit." Two-page text story, "Newspaper Man." One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party" (by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1948
    How River and Harbor Projects are Conceived Authorized and Constructed (1948 Army Corps of Engineers) 1948

    A booklet from the Department of the Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis district containing 23 cartoons illustrating the process of how river and harbor projects are conceived, authorized and constructed. B&W, 46 pages.

  • Issue #29
    Human Torch Comics (1940) 29
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Includes a certificate of authenticity from the Super Soldier Collection. Scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #0720222007
    • Paper: Slightly britle
    • Label #0772181002
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0125309005

    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.

  • Issue #1N-1ST
    It's A Boy's World HC (1948) 1N-1ST
    Published 1948 (est.) by Stanton and Lee.

    No Dust Jacket - Collection of Poems by August Derleth with Illustrations by Clare Victor Dwiggins. 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in. Hardcover 108 Pages B&W

  • Issue #3
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 3
    • Oxidation, edge chipping.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • Label #1571239010

    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.

  • Issue #10
    Jo-Jo Comics (1945) 10
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    • Cover detached. Staple rust. Heavy oxidation and brittle paper.

    All stories reprinted in Terrifying Tales (1953) #11. In order of appearance: "Jo-Jo Congo King, The Tiny Tyrants!"; "Jungle Curiosities" art by Alvin C. Hollingsworth; "Jo-Jo Congo King, Trance of Terror!"; and "Jo-Jo Congo King, Ransom for the Dead!". "Death Dance" text story reprinted in Zago Jungle Prince (1948) #4, Crimes by Women (1948) #9, Spook (1954) #28, and Strange Mysteries (1958 I.W. Reprint) #9. Indicia states "JO-JO". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 16

    Joe Palooka in "Joe's Good Turn" (a Christmas story), "A Party For Joe," and "Bateese and Balonki Visit New York." Little Max in "The Well-Dressed Man" and "Test Pilot." The Flyin' Fool in an untitled story (art by Bob Powell; 4 pages). Two one-page Black Cat text stories. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 97

    "Wizard of the Whirling Doom," art by John Celardo; Kaänga and Ann visit the village of Tonga, where their friend Bonako is to celebrate his chieftanship by use of a ritual bow; The witch doctor, D'Hama, spoils the ceremony by poisoning the bowstring and causing an arrow to be shot from hiding, killing Bonako. Kaänga exposes the trick and D'Hama is killed by the tribe. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; When lightning starts a forest fire that traps many of the animals of his kingdom, Simba instructs the elephants in the building of a dam, in imitation of some natives he had seen earlier; The dam diverts the river, quenching the fire. Untitled story, art by Charles Sultan; Raiders take the jungle fever drugs that Terry had promised to the natives at N'gwando; He and the lancers, joined by the commissioner's daughter, steam upriver and take back the drugs. Untitled story, art by Frank Doyle; When a deer is accidentally killed through the discharge of a discarded rifle that he stumbles over, the animals all believe that Wambi has reverted to man's ways; It is only through the animals overhearing Mogawa describe what happened that Wambi is exonerated. Sir Richard Burton biography, art by Mike Peppe. "Kraal of the Dead," art by Maurice Whitman; Ivory hunters murder any natives who spy them stealing fossil ivory from a volcano-destroyed village; Tabu arrives and allows the criminals to be gored and stomped by draft oxen. Untitled story, art by Bob Lubbers; Oil woman Sandra's partner, Thompson, attempts to prevent the filing of a joint deed to their oil claim in order to have it all for himself; Camilla exposes his plotting and Thompson is killed in an oil fire. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 1
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1246899003
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1448415014
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.37) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Several tears, a 1 1/2" spine split, and a centerfold staple detachment are all covered with tape.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.37) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior is complete. Brittle with heavy spine splitting and loose pages.

    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.

  • Issue #1
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Light scuff on front of slab, piece of debris trapped between outer slab and inner well.
    • Label #3CD645-036

    The Lone Ranger and the Cave of the Ghost; A mysterious killer called "The Ghost" is terrorizing a town. The Lone Ranger and the Mystery of the Missing Body, art by Charles Flanders; Someone has knifed rancher Red Loftus and his daughter and stepson try to catch the killer. The Lone Ranger and a Deal in Wheat, art by Charles Flanders; The owner of the Lazy J ranch plans to burn the homesteaders' wheat crop to force them from his valley. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 75
  • Issue #102
    Magic Comics (1939) 102

    Cover by Joe Musial. Edited by Margery McKay (sometimes credited as G. Whiz). Stories and art by Lee Falk, Phil Davis, Fran Striker, Charles Flanders, Roy Crane, Robert Storm, Mel Graff, Carl Anderson, Clayton Knight, Chic Young, Bob Dunn, Joe Musial, Tom Sims, and Bela Zaboly. Lee Falk's adventurer Mandrake the Magician gets top billing in this anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. Mandrake discovers the secret of the Earthshaker; Little Acorns looks at shopping for food with kids. Mandrake the Magician; Jan and Aloysius; Heroes on Wings; Best Laughs; Buz Sawyer; The Lone Ranger; Secret Agent X-9; Little Acorns; Popeye; Blondie; Dollar-A-Dither. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Marvel Family (1945) 19

    The Marvel Family in "The Monster Menace," Capt. Marvel Jr. in "The Correspondence School Genius," and Mary Marvel in "The Triton and the Tunnel," Peewee Pete in "Ice-Capades," and Captain Marvel in "The Midget Auto Race!" 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 #87
    Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 87
    • Chew.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Remaindered copy. Cover detached.
  • Issue #6
    Miss America Magazine Vol. 7 (08/47 to 03/52) 6

    Articles and Patsy Walker comics. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    Modern Comics (1945) 69

    Cover art by Reed Crandall. Murder From the Clouds starring Blackhawk, pencils by Crandall, inks by Chuck Cuidera. Untitled stories starring Torchy (script and art by Bill Ward), Dogtag (script and art by Bart Tumey), Ezra (script and art by Harry Sahle), Choo Choo (script and art by Gill Fox), and Will Bragg (script and art by Paul Gustavson), Blackhawk Plays Hawk text story starring Blackhawk. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.