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Comic books June 1948

  • Jun 1948
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Jun 1948
    • 4" Spine split from top.

    Vol. 9, No. 5. June 1948. 7" x 9.25". 130 pages. Cover by Virgil Finlay. Text with occasional B&W illustrations. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #167
    Famous Funnies (1934) 167

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    "Invisible Scarlet O'Neil" reprints end. Contains comic strip reprints and a text story. In order of appearance: "Steve Roper and Wahoo" by Allen Saunders and Elmer Woggon; "Napoleon" by Clifford McBride; "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); "Bobby Sox" by Martha B. Links; and "Oaky Doaks" by Ralph Briggs Fuller. "Shark Bait" text story by Willis Lindguist. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #3
    Famous Western (1937-1960 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 9 #3

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  • Jun 1948
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Jun 1948
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Trimmed
    • TRIMMED.
    • Back cover has paint marks.

    June 1948. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Stories include "The Black Arrow" by Jamieson Wood, "The Tavern Knight" by S.M. Tenneshaw, "Shadow for Sale" by Chester S. Geier, "I Wake Up Dreaming" by Frances Yerxa, "The Ominous Request by Warren Kastel, and "The Tides of Time" by A. Bertram Chandler. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay, Robert Gibson Jones,Julian Krupa, and William A. Gray. 7-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 180 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 6 #1
    Fantastic Adventures Quarterly (1941-1951 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Vol. 6 #1

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  • Vol. 2 #6
    Fantasy Advertiser (1947-1951 Gus Willmorth) Fanzine Vol. 2 #6

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    Fantasy Advertiser Vol. 2 #6 (June 1948), published by Gus Willmorth. Cover by Joe Gibson. In this issue: O. G. Estes portfolio featuring five full page illustrations based on E. E. Smith's Skylark of Space, plus general editorial content, and ads from the era. 32 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #2
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    Volume 1 - Issue 2, June 1948. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. This issue features "Are Space Visitors Here?", "Baltazarini's Ghost", "Uncanny Experiences of Children", and "The Secret Science Behind Miracles". Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #58
    Fawcett's Funny Animals (1943) 58

    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #123
    Feature Comics (1939) 123
    • Staple rust with migration. Oxidation.

    Cover art by Reed Crandall (?). "A Million Dollar Corpse," script by Bill Woolfolk, art by John Spranger; Martha lands a job as a reporter for the "Daily Bulletin," her first story accounting the Doll Man's recent case involving the Undertaker, in which the Undertaker, after stealing a fabulously valuable diamond from a display at a local museum, decides to hide the gem in the corpse of one of his men and obtain it later when the heat is off. "Domestic Help" starring Blimpy, script and art by Al Stahl. "The Accordion Crime" starring Swing Sisson. "Medicine Isle" starring Perky, script and art by Sid Lazarus. "Lt. O'Toolesky" starring Officer Shenanigan, script and art by Michael Senich. "Stingray Island" starring Rusty Ryan, script and art by Paul Gustavson. "Liar's Club" starring Roscoe. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #1
    Fifteen Sports Stories (1948-1952 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 2 #1
  • Issue #56
    Fight Comics (1940) 56
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    • Cover oxidation.

    Cover by Joe Doolin and others. Edited by Joseph V. Daffron and Jerry Iger. Stories and art by Jack Kamen, Robert Webb, John Forte, and Matt Baker. A combat-themed anthology from Fiction House that featured early work from many future comics legends (often uncredited) in the Eisner-Iger Shop. The mysterious B'shini turns natives to attacking and looting safaris, and Tiger Girl must find out his secret; When Hooks Devlin is hired to protect a Hollywood starlet, both his gal Peaches and her man are jealous; A girl-fight and some truly weird art as Senorita Rio investigates the murder of a scientist. Another vivid Tiger Girl cover. Tiger Girl; Risks, Unlimited starring Rip Carson; Kayo Kirby; World Adventurers - George Forsyth; Hooks Devlin; Senorita Rio; Captain Fight. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #1
    Fight Stories (1928-1952 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 9 #1

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  • Vol. 1 #1
    Film Album (1948 Select Publications) Vol. 1 #1

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    Vol. 1 #1 - Summer 1948. Short biographies are accompanied by movie stills and candid photographs. Movie stars in this issue include William Holden, Ingrid Bergman, Glenn Ford, Ava Gardner, Robert Mitchum, Frank Sinatra, Humphrey Bogart, Elizabeth Taylor and many more. Published by Martin Goodman, Stan Lee is listed as Editorial Director. 8 12-in. x 10 34-in., 50 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #96
    Flash Comics (1940 DC) 96
    Published Jun 1948 by DC.

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    Flash stars in "The Flash and the Thorn-Stalk," written by Robert Kanigher, art by Joe Kubert. Also includes: Ghost Patrol in "The 'Spectacular' Crimes" written John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Frank Giacoia; Black Canary in "The Riddle of the Topaz Brooch" by Kanigher, pencils by Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; and Hawkman in "Return of the Centaurs" by John Broome and Kubert. Cover art by Joe Kubert. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #189
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 189

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    Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK IN THE OLD CASTLE'S SECRET, No. 189." Cover art by Carl Barks. The Old Castle's Secret, script and art by Carl Barks; Uncle Scrooge and the ducks go to Scotland to find the treasure hidden in the walls of the old McDuck castle, and there they encounter a "ghost" that is invisible except for the shadow cast by its skeleton; The "ghost" soon steals the treasure and traps the ducks on a balcony a hundred feet above the ground, but the nephews get down safely and find a secret entrance to the castle through an old graveyard. Horseshoe Luck, script and art by Carl Barks; Donald refuses to believe that finding a horseshoe brings good luck. Bean Taken back cover strip by Carl Barks; Donald devises a system for guessing the number of beans in a jar. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #190
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 190

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    Indicia title is "FLASH GORDON, No. 190." Cover art by Paul Norris. Activity page with drawings of Flash Gordon's rocket ship, to be pasted on cardboard and cut out and assembled. The Adventure of the Flying Saucers, script and art by Paul Norris; While on Mongo, Flash and Dale spot flying "disc-ships" traveling from the planet Misto to attack Earth; They follow the ships to Earth, where Flash destroys the fleet, except for the ship of the commander, Wongee; who disables Flash's ship. Flash attaches his ship to Wongee's and after a mutiny against Wongee, Flash and Dale are taken to Misto; They escape from the ship as it comes in for a landing and find themselves in the midst of a rural area. Misto Disc Ship activity page; Drawings of the top and bottom of a Misto Space Ship, designed to be pasted to cardboard and cut out and glued back to back to make a flying disc. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #191
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 191
    • 3.25" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Indicia title is "PORKY PIG TO THE RESCUE, No. 191." Cover art by Carl Buettner. Porky Pig to the Rescue, art by Roger Armstrong; Handsome Homer tricks Petunia into going with him to a costume party instead of going with Porky; Porky, dressed in a Robin Hood costume, falls asleep on a park bench; He dreams he's Porkington Pigge of Robin Hood's band and rescues Princess Petunia from the evil Earl of Wottaham. Porky Pig's Magic Show, art by Harvey Eisenberg; Porky wants to become a magician so Cicero tries to get him a job as Blackrock the Magician's assistant. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #192
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 192

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    Indicia title is "THE BROWNIES, No. 192." Cover art by Walt Kelly. They Help the Toymaker; Three Brownies decide to help the toymaker; They are joined by an "out of town" Brownie, Whiskers, who sabotages their efforts. A Trip to the Moon/The Telescope; The Brownies notice a piece is out of the moon and recruit a duck to fly them there to repair it; They don't get very far. The Chicken's Child/The Hockey Game; A Brownie hides in an Easter egg; A chicken tries to hatch it and when the Brownie emerges the chicken assumes the Brownie is her "chick." The Ooglies and the Cuckoo Clock/The Musician; The Ooglies steal a cuckoo clock; The Brownies trick them into putting it back. All art by Walt Kelly. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Foxy Fagan Comics (1946) 7

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  • Issue #13
    Frankenstein Comics (1945) 13

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    Stories and art by Dick Briefer, Clem Hawley and Burt Geller. Cover by Dick Briefer. The first incarnation of Dick Briefer's famed Frankenstein comic featured Addams Family-style dark comedy and monster hijinks. Stanley the Sorcerer plots his revenge when the city erects a statue of Frankenstein; A mad scientist puts the brain of evil vampire Sam Pyre in a new body; Frankenstein goes all "Mrs. Doubtfire" when Awful Annie needs him to baby-sit. Frankenstein the Merry Monster; The Brain of Sam Pyre, the Vampire; Baby-Sitter; Pop; One Man Hoss; Portrait Painter; Hector. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Frisky Fables Vol. 4 (1948) 3

    Cover by Al Fago. Stories and art by Al Fago and Milt Hammer. Sometimes listed as Frisky Fables #30. Funny-animal hijinks in a cutesy style from Novelty Press. The Magic Elf helps Neddy Bear and Squire Squirrel explore the world inside the fish tank. The Frisky Fables gang plans a surprise birthday party for Myrtle the monkey. Kittens Tick, Tack and Toe sneak into the rodeo in search of fresh milk. A letter to the Editors describes how one young reader likes Frisky Fables "better than all those murder comics." Neddy Bear: Whoopee! Buried Treasure; Myrtle and Jocko; Tick, Tack and Toe; The Mischievous Little Water Pitcher; Frisky Fun; Spunky. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #194806
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  • Vol. 17 #3
    Frontier Stories (1924-1953 Doubleday/Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 17 #3

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  • Issue #38A
    Fun Parade (1942) 38A

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    Humor digest featuring jokes and cartoons for men. Cover by Don Flowers. Kyle McDonnell & Marie McDonald inside photo covers. two 6 page comic strips "Tommy Tween" by ?? and "Chickie Ricks the Flying Fool" by ??. Cartoons by Kirk Stiles, Vic Herman, Reamer Keller, Henry Boltinoff, and others. 5-in x 7-in. 100 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #34
    Funny Stuff (1944) 34
    Published Jun 1948 by DC.

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    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Dodo and the Frog story, art by Otto Feuer. Blackie Bear story, art by Rube Grossman. J. Rufus Lion story. Henry the Laughing Hyena story, art by Harris Steinbrook. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Gay Comics (1944 Timely) 32

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  • Vol. 7 #1
    Gay Love Stories (1942-1960 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 7 #1

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  • Issue #16
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 16

    Gene Autry stars in "The Secret of Skeleton Mountain." Jessie Marsh art. Back-up story, "The Pothole Treasure." Two-page text story, "One Step From Death." Photo front and back covers. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #1
    Giant Western (1947-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 2 #1

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  • Issue #57
    Giggle Comics (1943) 57

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    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. Superkatt complains to a TV network about the effects the show "Crime Killers" is having on childrens behavior; A modern-day take on The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs; Three new ghosts stay with Spencer while waiting for their permanent haunting slots to be assigned. Superkatt; The Duke and the Dope; Spencer Spook; The Inside Story On The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs; Taming the Tiger; Binky; The Hidden Jewel; Live and Learn; Wacky Wolf; Witch Hazel. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jun 1948
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  • Vol. 1 #1
    Glance (1948-1952 Cape Magazine) 1st Series Vol. 1 #1

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  • Vol. 126 #6
    Good Housekeeping Magazine (1885) Vol. 126 #6

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    Cover by Alexander Sharpe Ross. Home, Food and Fashion articles, plus fiction stories for adults and children. "Something Sacred" by A. A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh author), "The Foolish Gentlewoman" Part 2 by Margery Sharp. Illustrations by Dorothy Monet, Coby Whitmore, Robert Patterson, Al Parker, and Alexander Sharpe Ross, Photos and illustrations. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in. 314 Pages B&W/PC Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #26
    Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) 26
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    Contains three Frank Frazetta illustrations. Frazetta illustrations appear in sixteen consecutive issues of Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) (#20-#35) and in eighteen consecutive issues of companion title Happy Comics (1943) (#20-#37). Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Goofy Gander: Goofy's Inheritance"; "Wilbur Fox"; "Uncle Pigly" art by Harris Steinbrook; "Puss an' Bimbo" by Victor E. PazmiƱo; "Daffy and Dilly"; "Peter Pigly"; "Hubert" art by Allan Hubbard; "Lil' Benjamin Bear" story by Tom Baron, art by Bob Wickersham"; "Y. Z. Fox"; and "Goofy Gander". Illustrated text stories: "The Rabbit Who Wouldn't Run: Nothing Rattles Lazy Little Fluffles!" by Elizabeth Stark, illustration by Frank Frazetta; and "Wingless Wonder: A Pilot's Life Was the Life for Pete the Penguin!" by Mickey Klar Marks, two illustrations by Frank Frazetta. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Gunfighter (1948 EC) 5
    Published Jun 1948 by EC.

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. Stories by Gardner Fox and others. Art by Graham Ingels, Sheldon Moldoff and Johnny Craig. Numbering continues from Fat and Slat (1947) #4. This Pre-Trend title from EC Comics featured the adventures of Gunfighter and The Buckskin Kid. The first appearance of the lone lawman known as the Gunfighter, and the origin of the Buckskin Kid, a white man raised by Comanches. Badman Jim Dorn rides a path of terror across the Old West, in a story with early art by Graham Ingels. Superheroes Moon Girl and the Prince face doom by dynamite in the pages of Gunslinger, while on brief hiatus from their own title. The Dead Mans Hand!; A Wagon Train to Trouble!; The Apache Assassin!; Sand on the Bullets; Moon Girl Meets-The Hangman!32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
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  • Issue #54
    Ha Ha Comics (1943) 54
    Published Jun 1948 by ACG.

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  • Vol. 6 #8
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  • Issue #27
    Hedy De Vine Comics (1947) (Hedy of Hollywood) 27
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    • Centerfold detached. Water damage. Staple rust. Rust migration.
  • Issue #2
    Henry (1948-1961 Dell) 2

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    52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Hi-Jinx (1945-1948 La Salle/B&I) 6
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Tape inside cover.
    • Centerfold detached.
  • Vol. 5 #3
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  • Issue #20
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 20

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    Hopalong Cassidy stars in "The Notorious Nellie Blaine," "The Dead Witness," "The Mysterious Cake," and "Sheriff For Sale." Back-up humor story, "Gus the Guard." Two-page text story, "Armor of Courage." Comix "Cards" in this issue: Ozzie and Babs from Wow Comics. Captain Tootsie stars in a one-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light" (by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Horse Feathers Comics (1945) 4
    • 1/8" spine split from bottom.
  • Vol. 3 #10
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  • Vol. 25 #6
    Inside Detective (1935-1995 MacFadden/Dell/Exposed/RGH) Vol. 25 #6

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    Volume 25, Issue 6 - June 1948. Photo cover by Pagano. True crime articles, stories and photos. "Secret Love spells Sudden Death." 8 1/2-in. x 10 3/4-in., 66 p, B&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 6 #3
    Interurbans the National Electric Railway News Digest (1943) Vol. 6 #3

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    May-June 1948 issue of Interurbans News Digest reports on the North Shore Re-opening, New York Central Gets New Subway Cars, National City Lines Trial in LA, and much more. B&W text with photos, 8 1/2-in. x 10 3/4-in., 8 pages, all newsprint. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 1 #3
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  • Issue #7
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 7

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    Jack Armstrong public service announcement; Jack uses an incident in the ring involving Joe Louis to promote sportsmanship. Jack Armstrong Solves the Mystery on the Diamond. The Case of the Silent Southpaw; A getaway car overturns while fleeing a robbery; One of the crooks dies, but the other escapes with the loot. Vic Hardy has to find a way to identify the pair. Wheaties ad featuring Phil Rizzuto. Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award; Frank O'Banon of Corydon, Ind., saves his brother from drowning. Rhino!; Bill Kelly and Bob Ward go to Africa to get some wild animal motion pictures and have a close call with a rhinoceros. The Counterfeiters; Jack Armstrong visits Vic Hardy at his lab and learns facts about paper currency and how to detect a counterfeit bill. Billy Makes Magic; Billy is raising chickens and uses some of their eggs as props in his magician's act in an amateur show. Lion on the Loose; Betty is friends with Molly Madden, a star trapeze artist in the circus; When a lion escapes, Betty comes up with an idea to lure him back to his cage. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Jane Arden (1948) 2

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