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Comic books March 1948

  • Vol. 35 #4
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 35 #4
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split.
  • 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.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #D74107-001
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    • Cover coming loose at one staple, 1" cumulative spine split.

    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 #1
    Annie Oakley (1948 Atlas) 1
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1244954001
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1207015004

    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

    Winter 1948, Vol. 1, Issue 1. Literary Magazine with first published letters of H.P. Lovecraft, Stories by Fritz Leiber, Leah Bodine Drake and others. Softcover 100 Pages No illos.

    The Arkham Sampler was an American fantasy and horror fiction magazine first published in Winter 1948. The headquarters was in Sauk City, Wisconsin. The magazine, edited by August Derleth, was the first of two magazines published by Arkham House. It was published on a quarterly basis. The cover design was prepared by Ronald Clyne and was printed in alternating colors for the eight quarterly issues. Each issue had a print run of 1,200 copies with the exception of the Winter 1949 "All Science-Fiction Issue", of which 2,000 copies were printed. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #5
    Arkham Sampler SC (1948) 5
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust with migration.

    Winter 1949, Vol. 2, Issue 1 (whole number 5). All Science Fiction issue. Text cover. Stories by Ray Bradbury, August Derleth, others. Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 100 pages, black and white (all text).

    The Arkham Sampler was an American fantasy and horror fiction magazine first published in Winter 1948. The headquarters was in Sauk City, Wisconsin. The magazine, edited by August Derleth, was the first of two magazines published by Arkham House. It was published on a quarterly basis. The cover design was prepared by Ronald Clyne and was printed in alternating colors for the eight quarterly issues. Each issue had a print run of 1,200 copies with the exception of this one, the Winter 1949 "All Science-Fiction Issue", of which 2,000 copies were printed. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 41 #1
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 41 #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 #22
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 22
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #0918451003

    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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    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #3432AF-010

    Spring 1948. Cover by Reed Crandall. Stories by unknown. Art by Reed Crandall and Bill Ward. One for all and all for one! Featuring Blackhawk in: "The Realm of Yesterday" with art by Reed Crandall; "Paragon" with art by Bill Ward; "The Merchant of Death" with art by Ward; and 2-page text story "Sky Thief"! Plus: Chop Chop in an untitled back-up story with art by Ward. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Blonde Phantom (1946) 17
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Cover completely split and reattached with moderate amount of archival tape. Large piece of front cover reattached with moderate amount of archival tape.
    • Label #AB018F-001
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  • Issue #5
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 5
    • Centerfold detached.
  • Issue #54
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 54
    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Label #3070843004
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1091480007

    Fox Feature Syndicate presents the first series featuring the original version of the Blue Beetle, which by this time was becoming one of the era's many crime comics. The Beetle investigates after a model disappears; The Beetle tells the true story of cop-killer Victor Gelson. Featuring the most lurid cover yet, by an unknown artist, one that was reproduced in Seduction of the Innocent. (Note the possibly erroneous missing bra-straps - visible in the woman's reflection - that make the cover even tawdrier.) The Vanishing Nude; House of a Thousand Corpses; The Deadly Three; Tropical Topics; True Crime Story: Victor Gelson, the Murdering Showoff. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Blue Bolt Vol. 08 (1947) 10

    Stories and art by Wayne Boring (credited as Jack Harmon), Jack Hearne, Tex Blaisdell, Milt Hammer, and Henry Kiefer. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #88. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. War games at the Farr Military Academy become all too real after a discovery by cadet Dick Cole. Aircraft mechanics try to prevent Blue Bolt from making a mercy flight, in a story by Superman artist Wayne Boring (credited as Jack Harmon). Sergeant Spook and Jerry try to help a beautiful ship, treacherously sunk, to rise again. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make a "Kurv-Kite." Dick Cole; Bluebolts & Nuts; Blue Bolt; Fearless Fellers; Mr. Memory; Dink; Sergeant Spook; Rick Richards; Edison Bell; Kurv-Kite. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Brenda Starr Vol. 1 (1947 Four Star) 14
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #0270273001

    Stories and art by Jack Kamen and Dale Messick. Sometimes listed as Brenda Starr Vol. 1 issue #2. The adventures of Dale Messick's fearless comic strip hero, redheaded reporter Brenda Starr. The combination of a famous cover and few surviving copies makes this a particularly rare book. Brenda investigates a murder committed during a stage performance with dozens of witnesses. Reporter Steve Ayers investigates after a bride is targeted during her wedding. Classic bondage cover, possibly by Jack Kamen. The Lady Vanishes; A Close Shave; The Final Curtain; Destiny Unknown; Steve Ayers: Wedding of the Bullet-Proof Bride! Final issue under this title; numbering continues with Brenda Starr Vol. 2 (1948 Four Star) #3. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Calling All Boys (1946) 16

    Stories and art by Warren L. Royer, 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 profile of future US president Dwight Eisenhower; Tugboat captain Dig Bailey discovers saboteurs who want to destroy an underwater tunnel; "Bigbrain Billy," tries to prevent a comet from decimating a human colony on Jupiter. Boys' Hero of the Month: General "Ike" Eisenhower; Tex Granger; Hector; Skyscraper on Skis!; Tournament; Coachs Corner; Dig Bailey: Sandhog Sabotage; The Adventures of Bigbrain Billy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 61
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom of comic. Corner detached and anchored with tape. Oxidation.
  • Issue #38
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 38
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Contains three Frank Frazetta illustrations. Frazetta illustrations appear in seventeen consecutive issues of Coo Coo Comics (1942) (#34-50). Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Supermouse"; "Dodger de Squoil" story by Jack Cosgriff, art by Al Hubbard; "Tuffy" art by Jack Bradbury; "Custer" art by Bob Wickersham; "Douglas and Duncan" art by Jack Bradbury; "Cubby" art by Lynn Karp; and "Colonel Punchy Penguin". Illustrated text stories: "The Elephant Who Never Remembered: Pachy the Pachyderm Was a Friendly Creature!" by Elizabeth Starr, illustration by Frank Frazetta; and "The Playful Bear: Billy Beaver Teaches Cub Freddy a Good Lesson!" by Donald Bayne Hobart, illustration by Frank Frazetta. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Crack Comics (1940) 53

    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.

  • Issue #61
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 61
    • 1" spine split from bottom.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 6" centerfold tear. 2" cumulative spine split.
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Dan Barry, George Tuska, Fred Guardineer, Bob Moore, Fred Kida, Bob Fujitani, Bert Bushell and Charles Biro. The title that launched the crime comics genre, Crime Does Not Pay was noted for its violent pre-Code content and lurid tales of underworld life. Escaped convict Clay Fogelman tortures the hapless couple whose home he's using as a hideout. Johnny Socks Lazia rises to be the supreme gang boss in Kansas City of the late 1920s, in a story with early art by future "Flash Gordon" artist Dan Barry. A story that dares the reader to figure out which of four boarders in a boardinghouse killed the owner's beautiful daughter. Also featuring purported letters from mothers of children, approving the content of Crime Does Not Pay comics. Clay Fogelman, Meanest Man of Crime; The Rise and Fall of Johnny "Socks" Lazia, King of the Alky Rackets; On the Level; Killers' Payoff; The Electric Chair and the Murderess; This'll Kill You; Whodunnit: Who Murdered Beautiful Mary Lawson? 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Norman Maurer, Virginia Hubbell, Jerry Robinson and Carl Hubbell. This early superhero title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. Football introduces the Little Wise Guys to cheerleaders Anita and Amy, as well as their abusive father. Daredevil gives a speech on juvenile delinquency, a topic under much discussion at the time, in a story with art by legendary Batman artist Jerry Robinson. Sniffer becomes the fall Dude when a rich man's wife decides to kidnap herself. Daredevil and the Little Wise Guys; Daredevil; This'll Kill You!; Crimebuster: One For the Record; Sniffer. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #133
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 133
    • Cover loose at one staple. Oxidation.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Chipping.

    Cover by Bob Kane and Charles Paris. Stories by Edmond Hamilton and unknown. Art by Bob Kane, Charles Paris, Howard Sherman, Lee Harris, Curt Swan and George Klein. A clairvoyant successfully predicts the death of two men, but when he predicts Batman will die aboard an ocean liner, the Caped Crusader is willing to gamble that the prediction is wrong. Don't miss Batman and Robin in "The Man Who Could See the Future!" by Edmond Hamilton, Bob Kane and Charles Paris. Plus: Slam Bradley in "Rockabye Rogues!" with art by Howard Sherman; Air Wave in "Radio 'Hams' to the Rescue!" with art by Lee Harris; and The Boy Commandos in "The Man Who Brought 'em Back Dead!" with art by Curt Swan and George Klein. Also: Shorty 2-pager by Henry Boltinoff, and 2-page text story "Payment in Kind" by Art Long. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 3
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0334504003

    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 Jan. 1 - Feb. 17, 1934. Writer Jean Penfield inadvertently unleashes a firestorm of violence after she bails Big Boy Caprice out of prison for an interview, forcing Dick Tracy to battle Big Boy's cronies Jimmy and Spaldoni to keep her alive. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Says; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • 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
    • Cover detached.
  • Issue #24
    Dynamic Comics (1941 Chesler) 24
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1488647007
  • Issue #9
    Egbert (1946) 9
  • Issue #13
    Egbert (1946) 13
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story.
  • Issue #60
    Exciting Comics (1940) 60
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scratch on back of case
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #2034202013

    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.

  • Issue #164
    Famous Funnies (1934) 164

    Contains comic strip reprints and a text story. In order of appearance: "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; "Napoleon" by Clifford McBride; "Dickie Dare" by Mabel Burwick (as Odin); "Bobby Sox" by Martha B. Links; and "Oaky Doaks" by Ralph Briggs Fuller. "Canyon Killers" text story by Howard Haynes. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 10 #3
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Vol. 10 #3
    • .5" Cumulative spine split.

    March 1948. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Stories include "The Court of Kublai Khan" by David V. Reed, "Make Yourself a Wish" by Geoff St. Reynard, "Spirit of the Keys" by Chester S. Geier, "Astral Rhythm" by Bernie Kamins, "The Thin Woman" by Richard S. Shaver, "Zero A.D. by Lee Francis. Illustrations by Je. W. Tillotson, Henry Sharp, Virgil Finlay, Ramon Naylor, and Malcolm Smith. 7-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 180 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #7
    Fantasy Review (1947) UK fanzine 7

    Feb/Mar 1948 issue, Vol 2, # 7. In this issue: Arthur Hillman "25 Years of Weird Tales," Frank Edward Arnold "The Fantasy Film, Prophecies in Celluloid," "Arthur Machen, Master of Weird Fantasy" who inspired Lovecraft, plus further book reviews, magazine and pulp reviews, and much more editorial content . 20 pages. 6 pence original UK price. book reviews (and they are in-depth) include : Carl Jacobi - Revelations In Black Russell Thorndike - The Master Of The Macabre John W Campbell - The Mightiest Machine

  • Issue #183
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 183

    Indicia title is "OSWALD THE RABBIT, No. 183." Cover art by Dan Gormley. The Easter Party, script by John Stanley, art by Dan Gormley; Oswald is hired by rich Mrs. Van Dough to play the part of an Easter bunny at a party for her spoiled son Algernon. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #184
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 184

    Indicia title is "TILLIE THE TOILER, No. 184." Cover art by Jack Callahan. Love and Candy Kisses; Mac goes into business selling taffy candy kisses at the fair; He hires a couple of young women to make singing commercials, which makes Tillie jealous so she goes with Yip Zoompy to the fair while Mac works. Presenting Mac in Muscle-bound; Tillie has a crush on Hefty Luggins, a weight-lifter whose parents moved in across the street. Presenting Mac in "The Understudy Over-acts"; Tillie has the lead in the Dandy Amateur Players play and Mac is the understudy for ten roles. Scripts and art by Jack Callahan. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Frisky Fables Vol. 3 (1947) 12

    Cover by Al Fago. Stories and art by Al Fago, Mickey Klar Marks, E. J. Reeves, A. W. Nugent, C. W. Winter, and Milt Hammer. Sometimes listed as Frisky Fables #27. Funny-animal hijinks in a cutesy style from Novelty Press. Neddy Bear investigates after random items go missing in Frisky Fableville. Pigeons Bill and Koo work odd jobs to earn money, including moving pianos and selling toy mice, but one mouse goes astray. Dopsy Durvy uses his Magic Storybook to help King Midas cope with his golden touch. Neddy Bear; Drawing Lesson; Bill and Koo: The Meandering Mouse!!!; Charlie Coal's Family; Tick, Tack and Toe; Spunky; Diggy the Derrick; Dopsy Durvy; Myrtle and Jocko. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Gang Busters (1948) 2
    Published Mar 1948 by DC.
    • Trimmed
    • Cover TRIMMED. Centerfold detached. Pieces of tape on interior cover.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple, tears in a few interior pages.

    Cover art by Dan Barry. The Private Life of a Public Enemy, art by Dan Barry. I Smashed the Hot Car Mob, art by George Roussos. The Kiss of Death perfect crime mystery, art by Charles Paris. Flames for Profit, art by George Papp. Hideout in the Hills, are by Ed Moore. The Little Charlie Gang, art by Howard Sherman. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Giggle Comics (1943) 54

    Stories by Dan Gordon and others. Art by Dan Gordon, and Ken Hultgren. Cover by Dan Gordon. Funny-animal mayhem from Creston, an imprint of independent publisher ACG, with art by cartooning legend Dan Gordon. A truant officer cant tell the difference between Humphrey the Dog and Junior the boy; Fremont Frog splits into his good and bad selves; Binky the dog tries to catch a burglar, and gets his owner in hot water. Superkatt; Bon-Bons Away!; The Duke and the Dope; Spencer Spook; Tug-O'-War; Giles; Binky; Fremont Frog; A Hundred to One!; Witch Hazel. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Ha Ha Comics (1943) 51
    Published Mar 1948 by ACG.
  • Issue #24
    Happy Comics (1943) 24
    Published Mar 1948 by Nedor.
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Contains two 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" art by Vincent Fago; "Patrick Pup"; "Whitey" story by Hubie Karp, art by Lynn Karp; "Stanley" by Jack Bradbury; "Happy" art by Vincent Fago; "Chuck and Charlie Chipmunk" story by Hubie Karp, art by Hawley Pratt; "Bandy"; "Li'l Thomas Hippopot" by Jack Bradbury; and "The Wolf and 'Red' (Li'l Red Riding Hood)" story by Tom Baron, art by Ed Dunn. Illustrated text stories: "Clean Little Pig: Pinky Simply Wouldn't Wallow in the Mud!" by Uncle Andy, illustration by Frazetta; "Golden Horse: Poor Little Runt Was a Lonesome Creature!" by Elizabeth Starr, illustration by Frazetta; and Robbie Rabbit and the Pond People: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Fox?" by Lily K. Scott. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Henry (1948 Dell) 1
    Published Mar 1948 by Dell.
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  • Issue #47
    Heroic Comics (1940) 47
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • File Copy. Minor debris trapped between outer slab and inner well.
    • Label #D691B3-007

    Painted cover by Allen Ulmer. Stories and art by Graham Ingels, Fred Guardineer, Allen Ulmer, Sid Greene, Sam Burlockoff, Stookie Allen and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. A pilot attempts to land a bomber with damaged landing gear; Stories featuring early art by comics legends Graham Ingels and Alex Toth; A ski instructor thinks fast after an avalanche. Not Even a Scratch; Run-In with Crime; Bicycle Hero; Sea Scout Emrich: Hero on a Golf Course; Avalanche!; Never Take a Dare; Guardian Angel; Buried Alive!; Invictus: Bloody... But Unbowed; Frozen by Electricity; Tunnel to Safety; All Hail the King; Man Overboard!; Heroism at Sea; Cheating Fire; The Drowning Boy; Nothing to It. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Ibis the Invincible (1942) 6
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    • 2" cumulative spine split (taped).

    Final issue of the series. "The Book of Evil," "Beasts of Darkness," and "Revolt of the Titans." Mystic Moot back-up story, "Traveling in the Best Circles" (art by Basil Wolverton, 4 pages). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 5

    Last-Second Shot in NIT; Ernie Calverly's three-quarter court basket lifts Rhode Island to an overtime win over Bowling Green University in the National Invitational Tournament in 1946. Jack Armstrong's Fighting Chance. Highlights of the career of Maurice Richard, Montreal Canadiens hockey player. Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award; Fifteen-year-old Donald L. Smith of Coldwater, Mich., rescues eight-year-old Nancy McConnell from drowning and earns the fifth Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award. The Case of the Redheaded Hijacker; Hardy uses scientific methods to track down robbers that hijacked a truckload of furs. Profile of Ozzie Cowles, champion basketball coach of the University of Michigan. Jack Armstrong Trails the Killer of Ghost Canyon. Rebel; A wild stallion is captured and trained to be a polo pony. Lady of the Law; Betty meets policewoman Carol Shaw and helps her foil a jewelry store robbery. Ready-y-y! Aim--Fire!; Billy has misadventures in a firehouse, but saves the day at a real fire. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 18
  • Issue #30
    Joker Comics (1942) 30
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1488657010

    Millie the Model cover and story "Beauty and the Boss", Basil Wolverton's Powerhouse Pepper in a "A Scare in the Air". 32pg. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 99
    • Centerfold detached. Oxidation and chipping.

    Cover art by John Celardo. "Terror Trail of the Cannibal Caravans!", art by John Celardo; Baldy and his gang are robbing safaris of their supplies and re-selling them; KaƤnga and N'geeso put stop to the raiding and the leaders of the raiders are dissolved in an acid pit. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; After a tumble into the river that washes him far downstream, Simba is mistaken by the other animals for Jordah, their king; He defeats Lepor, a challenger for Jordah's throne, and returns home. Jungle Facts, art by Mike Peppe; A brief natural history of the tiger. Untitled story, art by Charles Sultan; Animal hunter Della France is smuggling looted temple jewels out of the jungle inside the hides of her captured animals; Captain Terry Thunder and Keeto expose her scheme and arrest her. Untitled story, art by Frank Doyle; A tribe of silver apes takes exception to Wambi's insistence on peace in the jungle and kidnap him, taking him to the Temple of Velda where they plan to kill him with a spiked wall; Tawn and Ogg come to Wambi's rescue and close the temple to the silver apes. "Death at Tsavo" text story by Henry Wysham Lanier. Untitled story, art by Maurice Whitman; Professor Martell is kidnapped by followers of the fire god, Za-Kor; Tabu places his daughter under a dream spell and she sees where he is being held: inside the Za-Kor idol. Untitled stories, art by Bob Lubbers; Jules, Barney, and Gus are masquerading as the spirits of ancient bat-warriors to frighten away the local tribe and steal their gold; Camilla fights them but is overcome; Gus has a change of heart and frees Camilla. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Junie Prom (1947) 2
    • Conserved
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Conservation includes: tear seals to cover, cover and interior reinforced. INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects story.
    • Label #1996097005

    Junie Prom (1947-1949) Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Katzenjammer Kids (1947-54) 4
  • Issue #7
    Kerry Drake Detective Cases (1944) 7
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom.

    "Kerry Drake Proves Crimes Can't Win" "Shuteye's Penalty" (art on both by Alfred Andriola). Back-up story, "It's Murder" (art by Joe Kubert). One-page Andriola bio with photo. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Andriola cover. Cover price $0.10.