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Comic books June 1948

  • Issue #3
    4Most Vol. 7 (1948) Four Most 3

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Al McWilliams, Nina Albright, and Ray Gill. Sometimes listed as 4Most #28. Adventures of clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s. A wealthy horse collector sets his sights on the Arabian stallion belonging to the headmaster of Dick Cole's academy. Edison Bell and Jerry get involved in the search for a stolen "counting horse" - that is, a horse that can count. Lem the Grem uses gremlin magic to help a high school teacher take on his corrupt superintendent. Dick Cole; Lem the Grem; Rustler's Paradise; Edison Bell; The Future Champion; The Cadet. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #121
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 121
    Published Jun 1948 by DC.
    • Married cover. Staples replaced and reinforced with tape. Tape on interior cover.

    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. Superman vs. Atlas, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Wits For Weapons starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Museum Vandals starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. The Man of 1,000 Brands starring Vigilante. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 119 #2
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Vol. 119 #2
  • Issue #41
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 41
    • Paper: White
    • Label #8C9454-002

    Black Canary officially joins the Justice Society of America (she's appeared since issue 38) in "The Case of the Patriotic Crimes!" Injustice Society appearance. Script by John Broome. Pencils by Alex Toth (splash page), Carmine Infantino (chapter 1), Arthur Peddy (chapter 2), and Irwin Hasen (chapter 3); inks by Toth (splash), Frank Giacoia (chapter 1), Bernard Sachs (chapter 2), and Hasen (chapter 3). Two-page text story, "No More Favors" by Ted Udall. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado" by C.C. Beck. Toth cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Animal Antics (1946) 14
    Published Jun 1948 by DC.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Every Day Ought To Be Saturday starring Raccoon Kids, art by Otto Feuer. Saturday Night- Bath Night! starring Crazy Fox, art by Otto Feuer. Alls Well the Ends Well starring Pete the Pup, art by Otto Feuer. Bandit Bear Is Back in Town starring Sheriff Corky, art by Rube Grossman. Using Your Noodles starring Eager Beaver, art by Otto Feuer. How to Write a Hit, art by Rube Grossman; Custer borrows money from Cheesy so he can plays his new song, "Way Down Upon the Swannee River." Lemuel Sludge and Porky Pudge starring Goofy Goose, Inventor, art by Rube Grossman. Gardening Sure Is Hard Work starring Presto Pete, art by Howie Post. Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado Tootsie Roll ad, art by C. C. Beck. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Archie (1943) 32
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1271045019
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2048765002
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1995020003

    Cover by Al Fagaly. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Vigoda, Irving Novick and Harry Lucey. A birthday party is today, and Archie has forgotten in "Archie Gets the Bird"! Plus: Veronica brings her bowling ball to Pop Tate's in "All Rolled Up"; Mr Andrews decides to buy a sewing machine for their anniversary in "Sewing Pains"; Charles Foyer, the famous French actor, is in town for one appearance, and Betty and Veronica decide that they need to study for their French exam; Jughead is concerned because it is Friday the 13th, but Archie isn't worried in "The Jinx Buster"; and Veronica needs an idea for a church bazaar booth, and Archie agrees to come up with one in "Dollars To Doughnuts"! Also: 2-page text story "Oil For the Lamps of Archie"! Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Arkham Sampler SC (1948) 2
    • 1/2" Spine split from top.

    Spring 1948, Vol. 1, Issue 2. Published letter and story by H.P. Lovecraft, Stories by Russell Wakefield, 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.

  • Vol. 41 #4
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 41 #4
    • 2" spine split from base of comic.
    • Cover coming loose. Staple rust and migration. Pieces missing from back cover.

    June, 1948. Volume 41, Issue 4. Cover by William Timmins. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #23
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 23
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
    • Label #0230623020
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing centerfold (affects art and story).

    Edited by Ned Pines. Cover by Alex Schomburg (as Xela). Stories by Mort Meskin, Jerry Robinson, Charles Stewart, Vic Prezio, Oliver Buchanan, Stan Aschmeier, and Jules Steiner. Action-packed tales featuring such characters as the Space Speedsters and the Black Terror, a super strong super-hero. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 1

    Cover by Al McWilliams. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Joe Donohoe, Jack Hearne, Harry Zee Hoffman, Milt Hammer, Art Helfant and Henry Kiefer. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #91. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. Years after his superhero identity and electrical powers were forgotten, Blue Bolt's colorful name is retconned to Fred "Blue" Bolt, a nickname explained in a new story that makes him an ex-circus performer. A modern-day pirate matches wits with two-fisted aviator Rick Richards and Canadian Mountie Hugh Fort. Edison Bell and Jerry follow a runaway monkey and fall into a water tower, but luckily, Edison has his conch horn. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make a conch horn, just like in Lord of the Flies. Dick Cole; Two-Ton O'Toole: Shadow Boxing; Easy Cartooning: Lesson #3; Blue Bolt; Hicktown; Bluebolts and Nuts; Sgt. Spook: The Knight of Terror; Rick Richards; Edison Bell; Anyone Can Make This Conch Horn. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Boy Comics (1942) 40
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Joe Crandell, Steve Cranford, Virginia Hubbell, Norman Maurer, Carl Hubbell, Irving Watt, Mike Roy, John Belfi, Bob Perry, Stanley Davis and Charles Biro. An anthology title from publisher Lev Gleason and his primary creator, Charles Biro, featuring teen hero Crimebuster and his nemesis Iron Jaw. A female juvenile delinquent provides distractions for a robbery gang. Teen street gangs wage warfare in the streets with improvised weapons. A new feature, "Boy Movies," includes a funny-animal cartoon, an adventure serial and a Western, much like a trip to the movies in 1948. Crimebuster; Famous Eccentrics; Daredevil: Professional Amateur; The Sailor Loves the Sea; Dark Adventure, Episode 1; The Ski-Trail Murder. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Buz Sawyer (1948) 1
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    • 1" spine split from base of comic, cover oxidation, corner piece missing from back cover.
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    Roy Crane art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Buzzy (1944) 19
    Tags: Archie
    Published Jun 1948 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached. Cover detached.
  • Issue #19
    Calling All Kids (1946) 19

    Stories and art by Beth Brown and others. 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 go to the county fair; Twinkle the star gets involved in the prank war between pixies and sheep; Monkeys decide to play a trick on a bullying tiger. Guess My Name; Twinkle, The Star That Came Down From Heaven; Marco Polar Bear; Monkey Business; One-Horse Town; Riddles; Paddy Penguin; What's Wrong?; Pop and Junior; Pug and Curly; Marco's Puzzle Page. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Captain and the Kids Special Summer Issue (1948) 1
  • Issue #29
    Cindy Comics (1947) 29
    Published Jun 1948 by Timely.
    • Cover oxidation. Staple rust.
  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 048 David Copperfield (1965) 1
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached. 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust with migration.

    David Copperfield, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 47, 6/48). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Classics Illustrated 048 David Copperfield (1965) 4

    David Copperfield, 4th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 121, original 6/48 date). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1
    Club "16" (1948) 1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • From the collection of Jon Berk. Davis Crippen ("D" Copy). Includes certificate of authenticity from Heritage Auctions.
    • Label #1485450015

    Cover by Jimmy Thompson. Stories and art by Jimmy Thompson, Ruth Atkinson, Phil Berube, Dave Tendlar and Jerry Fasano. Teen comedy in the Archie tradition from Famous Funnies. Betsy drives her boyfriend Bix crazy with her obsession over astrology. Identical twins Ginger and Snap have comical misadventures that often involve them switching roles. Benny is the sort of eccentric genius who will destroy the school chemistry lab while mixing his own H2O. The Wheel of Betsy's Zodiac!; Angela; Lockinvar Rides Again!; The Joker Bloker!!!; Gabriel Blew; Ginger and Snap; Bungling Ben; Don't Call Me Punkin'; Panther Hollow High School; Time to Rhyme! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 3
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • 1" spine split from top.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Bob Fujitani, Mike Roy, John Belfi, Leonard Starr, George Tuska, Tony DiPreta, Joe Certa and Charles Biro. A companion series to Crime Does Not Pay from the same publisher, slightly less violent and with more emphasis on police work. Joe Bologna's double-dealing and knack for exaggerating his accomplishments earns him the mob nickname Baloney Bender. Lesley's drinking and gambling ruin his marriage and life and eventually turn him into a criminal. In the early 1900s, rural nurse Bertha Gifford becomes one of the first female serial killers. This issue was mentioned in the text of the classic anti-comics tome Seduction of the Innocent. Emil (the Terrible) Reck; Joe Bologna; Lesley Ketchell; They Muffed Their Murder; Frank Budnik and John Baker; Bertha Gifford Killer of 19 People! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 64
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by George Tuska, Fred Guardineer, Claude Moore, Bob Fujitani, 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. Walter Legenza is the king of the rackets until he encounters the widow who blames him for her husband's murder. Deserters and bandits of the Old West, Quantrill's Raiders gave many outlaws their start, including Frank and Jesse James. Robert James' wives have a habit of dying after he takes out insurance policies on them. Also featuring an article listing 12 rules for the Lev Gleason code, an early attempt to deflect criticism that preceded the Comics Code. Possibly discussed in the text of the anti-comics classic Seduction of the Innocent, p. 306. Walter Legenza: The Gangster; On the Level; This'll Kill Ya!; Robert James; Will Quantrill: General of an Army of Murderers!; Death Stalks in the Night; Who Dunnit? 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Crime Fighters (1948 Marvel) 2
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    "When Terror Came to Town," "He Matched Wits With Murder," "No Room for Yellow Lawmen," "Blue-Coat's Payoff," and a two-page text story, "Hero Worship." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 2
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0347403002
  • Issue #1
    Crimes by Women (1948) 1
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    • Staple rust. Chew.

    Art by Rudy Palais and others. Fox Feature Syndicate creates a pre-Code title guaranteed to provide lurid covers and art, as women both historical and fictional commit murder and other heinous acts. The issue and the series leads off with one of the most famous female outlaws, bank robber Bonnie Parker (and her partner Clyde Barrow); Don and Bud Hoover try to get away with murder; Frankie Yale's bid for underworld power earns him a nickname: the Al Capone of Brooklyn. The art on the cover is not up (or down) to later standards, but the dialogue is priceless. Bonnie Parker: Queen of the Gun Molls; Murder Will Out; The Hoover Brothers: Brother Rats; Frankie Yale: The Brooklyn Butcher. 32 pages, Full Color. In order of appearance: "Bonnie Parker, Queen of the Gun Molls"; "The Hoover Brothers, Brother Rats" retitled and reprinted as "Hideous M-U-R-D-E-R" in Startling Terror Tales (1953-54 2nd Series) #9; and "Frankie Yale, The Brooklyn Butcher". "Murder Will Out, A True Crime Story" text story retitled and reprinted as "Wanton Terror!! A True Crime Story" in Startling Terror Tales (1953-54 2nd Series) #8. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 6

    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 May 10 - June 28, 1934. Injured ex-convict Steve the Tramp seeks help from Larceny Lu and mad scientist Doc Hump, and soon wishes he hadn't. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Don Winslow of the Navy (1943 Fawcett) 58
    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Glue along spine. Staple rust.
    • 1" Spine spit from bottom with splitting to interior wraps.
  • Issue #10
    Egbert (1946) 10
  • Issue #14
    Egbert (1946) 14
  • Issue #1
    Famous Crimes (1948) 1
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    • Heavy staple rust/migration.

    All comic stories except "Alvin Karpis, Old Creepy" are reprinted from either Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) or Phantom Lady Series 1 (1947). In order of appearance: "Alvin Karpis, Old Creepy"; "Inspector Roc's Felony Files, The Bloodless Corpse" art bt Alvin C. Hollingsworth, reprinted from Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) #50; "Clara Peete, The Beautiful Beast" narrated by Phantom Lady, reprinted from Phantom Lady Series 1 (1947) #16; "Sadie Krum, Girl Bandit" reprinted from Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) #52; "Jack 'Legs' Diamond, Scorpion of Crime" narrated by Blue Beetle, art by Paul Parker, reprinted from Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) #53; "Homicide Diary, Case of the Lethal Christmas Package!" reprinted from Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) #53; "Homicide Diary, Case of the Homicidal Hit-Runner of Donelson, Tennessee" reprinted from Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) #55; and "Killers at Large" reprinted from Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) #56. "Murder Will Not Sink" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #5
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 9 #5
    • 4" Spine split from top.

    Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 10 #6
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Vol. 10 #6
    • Trimmed
    • TRIMMED.

    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.

  • 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

    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.

  • Issue #96
    Flash Comics (1940 DC) 96
    Published Jun 1948 by DC.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • INCOMPLETE. Ad pages missing, affects text story. RESTORATION. Spine rebuilt, staples replaced, tear seals, slight color touch, cover and a few wraps TRIMMED. Piece fill to one interior margin. Married pages.

    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. 48 pgs. Cover art by Joe Kubert. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #189
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 189
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1243665002
    • Moderate amateur restoration
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Amateur Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, pieces added to cover. From the personal collection of Frank Brunner. 1 piece of tape on interior cover.
    • Label #1F945A-003
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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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #190
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 190
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2025566021
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1269803018
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    • Two center wraps detached. 3" tear on back cover.

    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 pgs. $0.10. 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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

    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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Foxy Fagan Comics (1946) 7
  • Issue #3
    Frisky Fables Vol. 4 (1948) 3
    • Only one staple (manufacturing).

    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 #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. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) 26

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

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

    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.

  • Issue #33
    Jingle Jangle Comics (1942) 33

    Stories and art by George Carlson, David Tendlar, and Larz Bourne. Kids' comics featuring the whimsical fables of beloved artist George Carlson, praised by Harlan Ellison as a "comic of the absurd." Peppermint-Blond Princess Goldi-Sox makes three Doughnuts, who then go on a madcap adventure. Hortense falls asleep in the tobacconist shop, turns into a pipe, and meets Prince Albert. Rajah Razzo Razzh-Berri sends The Pie-Face Prince skyward after he sabotages his new water wings. Bingo and Glum in Fairytale Land; Chauncey Chirp and Johnny Jay; Jingle Jangle Tales: Princess Goldie-Sox and the Three Spares; Topsy Turtle; The Unhappy Rooster; Batty; Hortense the Lovable Brat; Aunty Spry; The Pie-Face Prince of Old Pretzleburg; The Old Swap Shop. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.