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Comic books March 1948

  • Issue #1
    Abbie an' Slats (1948) 1

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  • Issue #132
    Ace Comics (1937) 132

    Katzenjammer Kids strips by Rudolph Knerr. Brick Bradford strips, scripts by William Ritt, art by Clarence Gray. 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. The Phantom strips, script by Lee Falk, art by Ray Moore. Prince Valiant strips by Hal Foster. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #118
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 118
    Published Mar 1948 by DC.
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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. The Execution of Clark Kent starring Superman, art by Ira Yarbrough. A Modern Noah's Ark starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Hermit For A Day starring Zatara, script by Joe Samachson, art by W. F. White. Untitled Hayfoot Henry story, script by Al Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. The Blue-Ribbon Bandits starring The Vigilante, art by George Roussos. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #126
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 126
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Superboy: Crime-Fighting Poet, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Al Wenzel, inks by George Roussos; Gentleman Joe Barr hides out masquerading as a schoolteacher at Metropolis High School. The Master Arrow starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Man in the Iron Shoe starring Aquaman, script by Don Cameron, art by John Daly. Tubby Watts, Athlete starring Johnny Quick, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Airboy Comics Vol. 05 (1948 Hillman) 2

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    March 1948. One Airboy story (untitled), plus "The Flying Fool," the Heap (untitled story), and "The Golden Altar of Panama." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #95
    All American Comics (1939) 95

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    Cover art by Carmine Infantino. The Unmasking of the Harlequin starring Green Lantern, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Carmine Infantino; The Harlequin offers to reveal her identity to the world if the Green Lantern agrees to do the same. Late for Supper starring Cotton-Top Katie, script and art by Harry Lampert (signed as Harrielle). The Battle of the Sea Lanes starring The Black Pirate, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. Debut in Danger starring Hop Harrigan, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. Mind Over Murder 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 #22
    All Funny Comics (1943) 22
    Published Mar 1948 by DC.

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    Stories in this issue include: Doc and Fatty in "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" (Howard Sherman artist); Penniless Palmer in "Diamonds and Dumbells" (Thurston Harper artist); Peaceful Phil in "Cat Meets Dog" (Phil Berube writer/artist); Windy in an untitled story (Ken L. Fitch writer, Joseph Sulman artist); Silly Willie in untitled story (Tom McNamara writer/artist); Two-Gun Percy in "The Mystery of the Cave" (Jimmy Thompson artist); Dover and Clover in "The Great Rat Trap" (Henry Boltinoff writer/artist). Cover art by Howard Sherman. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    All Top Comics (1945 Fox) 10

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  • Volume 22, Issue 3
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 22, Issue 3

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    March 1948. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Stories by Richard S. Shaver ("Gods of Venus"), Millen Cooke, Berkeley Livingston, and Alexander Blade. Illustrations by Rod Ruth, Robert Fuqua, and H.W. McCauley. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 31, Issue 3
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    American Girl (1942) Volume 31, Issue 3
    Tags: Archie

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    Volume 31, Issue 3 - March 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 #1
    Annie Oakley (1948 Atlas) 1

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    Western Tales of action and adventure starring the famous female sharpshooter, Annie Oakley: "Just Love That Cowhand"; Annie is hired on the Barr-X Ranch after capturing a wild steer. "The Grecian Wiggle" text story. "She's My Gal, Pa"; A lawyer comes looking for a blonde girl who ran away from home and everybody thinks it's Annie. "Heart Havoc," pencils by Ed Winiarski; Gabby thinks he's finally going to get a date with Hedy but it doesn't quite turn out that way. "Wrong Steer," inks by Chris Rule; Sally arranges a rodeo so that Slim can defeat Annie in tests of skill. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Arkham Sampler SC (1948) 1

    Spring 1948 First Issue of Literary Magazine with first published letters of H.P. Lovecraft, Stories by Fritz Leiber, Leah Bodine Drake and others. Softcover 100 Pages No illos. Cover price $1.00.

  • Volume 41, Issue 1
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 41, Issue 1
    • Cover coming loose at top of spine.

    March, 1948. Volume 41, Issue 1. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
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    March, 1948. "The Crawling Horror!" Written by Thorp McClusky. Featuring work by H. P. Lovecraft and Henry S. Whitehead. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 132pages, Text with B&W illustations. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #7
    Barker (1946) 7
    Published Mar 1948 by Quality.

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    Edited by George E. Brenner. Cover by Klaus Nordling. Stories Klaus Nordling and Gwen Hansen. Whimsical circus tales with clowns and other trappings of the big top, including Carnie Calahan as The Barker! 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Batman (1940) 45
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1948 by DC.
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    • Interior is complete. Severe water damage.

    Christmas cover art by Win Mortimer. The Lady Rogues! starring Batman and Catwoman, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Charles Paris. Shoe Shine text story by Walter B. Gibson (as Henry Lysing), art by Raymond Perry. The Match! starring Batman, script by Bill Finger, art by Charles Paris. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Black Cat Comics (1946 Harvey) 10

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    The Black Cat in "The Nobleman's Curse," "A Day With the Black Cat," and "Banker's Holiday" (art on all by Lee Elias). Back-up story, "Kerry Drake Meets No Face." Danny Dixon, Cadet in "The Canvas Spoke To the Ghost!" One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 22
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Canadian Edition.
    • Label #1462521008

    Edited by Ned Pines. Cover by Alex Schomburg (as Xela). Stories by Sheldon Moldoff, Ralph Mayo, Frank Roslyn, Frank Frazetta, Charles Stewart, and Jules Steiner. Action-packed tales featuring such characters as the Crime Professor and the Black Terror, a super strong super-hero. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 18

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    Spring 1948 issue. Three Blackhawk stories plus Chop Chop back-up story. Reed Crandall art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Blonde Phantom (1946) 17

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  • Issue #5
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 5
  • Issue #54
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 54

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    Jack Kamen cover and art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Blue Bolt Vol. 08 (1947) 10
  • Issue #14
    Brenda Starr Vol. 1 (1947 Four Star) 14
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    • Paper: Slightly brittle
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1402762003

    Brenda Starr in "The lady Vanishes," "A Close Shave," and "The Final Curtain." Steve Ayres back-up story, "Wedding of the Bullet-Proof Bride!" Jack Kamen art, classic bondage cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Calling All Boys (1946) 16

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  • Issue #3
    Candy (1947 Quality) 3

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Harry Sahle and unknown. Candy stars in four untitled stories. Plus: Rims in an untitled story co-starring Horace, June and Emerson Griggs. And: Jitters in an untitled story co-starring Bugs, Mr. Jones, Ellie Stevens, Bill, Joe, Hank and Eddie. Also: Juke Jenkins in 1-page untitled story. Plus: Candy in 2-page text story "The Bal Masque"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #82
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 82

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    Captain Marvel stars in "Sivana Meets Aunt Minerva," "The Streamlining of Captain Marvel," "Captain Marvel and the Medieval Demon," and "The Return of Mr. Tawny." Capt. Kid back-up story: "Adventure on a Scaffold." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 59
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    • INCOMPLETE. Part of page 10 missing. Interrupts art and story.
  • Issue #3
    Captain Marvel Story Book (1946) 3

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  • Issue #61
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 61

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  • Issue #HRN44
    Classics Illustrated 043 Great Expectations (1948) Canadian Edition HRN44

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    Canadian Edition (HRN 44, Reprint), 15ยข cover price, dated March 1948 on back cover. Reprinted for Canadian Distribution. Great Expectations, Line Drawing Cover. Cited in "Seduction of the Innocent." Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #25
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 25
    Published Mar 1948 by DC.
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    • Heavy water damage, cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Bob Oksner. The Hatred of Badra, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Badra survives the destruction of her home planet Hator by a weapon of mass destruction, and comes to the Earth, forms a criminal gang, and challenges Wonder Woman. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith (signed as Bud Fisher). The Talking Dog starring Johnny Peril, script and art by Howard Purcell. The Roof of the World, art by Irwin Hasen; Green Lantern is convinced by the Sky Pirate that he is suffering from Altaphobia: the morbid fear of heights. The Perfessor Takes Tuba Lessons starring Cotton-Top Katie, script and art by Harry Lampert (signed as Harrielle). The Mystery of Airport Inn starring Hop Harrigan, art by Howard Purcell. Tune of Terror starring The Black Canary, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. The Return of Kiua starring The Flash, art by Carmine Infantino. 80 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #38
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 38

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  • Issue #53
    Crack Comics (1940) 53

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    Cover art by Reed Crandall. The Man Who Robbed the Dead starring Captain Triumph, art by Reed Crandall; The death of Michael's godfather, Emmet Darcy, causes mayhem with Michael's inheritance; Lance intends to donate the money to medical research, but a supposed relative, Vyra, comes out of the woodwork, claiming to be Michael's widow. Untitled Inkie story, script and art by Al Stahl. Untitled Hack O'Hara story, pencils by Alice Kirkpatrick. Mysterious Fire Destroys Radio Studio starring Pen Miller, script and art by Klaus Nordling. Untitled Beezy story, script and art by Bernard Dibble. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 7, Issue 12
    Crime Detective (1938) True Crime Magazine Volume 7, Issue 12

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    March 1948. Volume 7, No. 12. 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 #61
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 61
  • Issue #7
    Dandy Comics (1947) 7
    Published Mar 1948 by EC.

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  • Issue #47
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 47
    • Only one staple (manufacturing).

    2 Daredevil stories (one with art by Norman Maurer); Sniffer back-up. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #133
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 133

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    Batman and Robin in "The Man Who Could See the Future!" Air Wave in "Radio Hams to the Rescue!" Slam Bradley in "Rockabye Rogues!" The Boy Commandos in "The Man Who Brought 'em Back Dead!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 3

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    Untitled Dick Tracy story. The Iron Man back-up story (art by Bill Ely). Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 56, Issue 3
    Dime Detective (1931 Popular Publications) Volume 56, Issue 3

    Volume 56, Issue 3 - March 1948 - Detective and Crime Pulp Stories. This issue features "With Soul So Dead" by John d. Macdonald, "Nine Toes Up!" by Frederick C. Davis, and a tale by H.Q. Masur! 7-in. x 9 1/2-in. 98 pages, text (with B&W illustrations). Cover price $0.15.

  • Volume 30, Issue 1
    Doc Savage (1933 Street & Smith) Volume 30, Issue 1

    March-April 1948. Cover by Edd Cartier - only Doc Savage cover ever done by Edd Cartier. "The Pure Evil" by "Kenneth Robeson"; "Revolt" by Robert Addison Nicolis; "Fast One" by Coleman Meyer; and "Not for Forty Bucks" by C.P. Donnel Jr. Digest pulp; 5.75-in. x 7.75-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #16
    Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) 16
    • Margin piece torn from one interior page.

    Millions For Murder, script by Bill Woolfolk starring Doll Man and Henry "Flame" Larsen. Death Is My Hobby, art by John Spranger; Darrel and Martha visit the aquarium and are revolted to see a live salmon fed to piranhas; as they leave, Darrel spots two known felons approaching the aquarium and ends up in a struggle with them. Queen of the Vuctus starring Torchy, art by Bill Ward. Doll Man Joins the Underworld, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Dan Barry; Tom Thumb "rises from the grave" after dying in prison, thanks to a drug given to him by his henchmen. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Don Winslow of the Navy (1943 Fawcett) 55
  • Issue #24
    Dynamic Comics (1941 Chesler) 24

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  • Issue #24
    Dynamic Comics (1941) Canadian 24

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    1948 Canadian Reprint. Full Color. 68 pages. 7" x 10". Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Egbert (1946) 9

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  • Issue #13
    Egbert (1946) 13

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  • Issue #1
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    #2 on cover. #1 in indicia. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Exciting Comics (1940) 60

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    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. The Treasure of Lobengula starring Judy of the Jungle, art by Ralph Mayo; vs. Homer Wendt. Dig It, Gates! starring Roger Dodger, script and art by Al Hartley; vs. Horace and Roscoe. The Double Disguise starring the Black Terror; vs. "Careful Mike" Hargan. Bullets For Black-Jack starring Rick Howard, the Mystery Rider, art by Charles Quinlan. The Marchand Meteor Case starring Strut Simmons, art by Ed Good; vs. Caldwell. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.