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Comic books July 1948

  • Issue #3
    Abbott and Costello (1948 St. John) 3

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  • Issue #136
    Ace Comics (1937) 136

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    36 pages including covers Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #122
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 122
    Published Jul 1948 by DC.

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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. The Super Sideshow starring Superman, art by Al Plastino. Captain Tootsie ad, art by C. C. Beck. Butterfly Booty starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Mail Order Magic starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. Curtain Time for the Mystery Crimes starring Vigilante, art by George Roussos. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #130
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 130
    • Interior is complete. Water damage. Rusty staples and rust migration. Cover detached.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Back cover missing. Staple rust.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Last page missing. Interrupts art and story. Part of back cover missing.

    Cover art by Al Wenzel. Superboy -- Super-Salesman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Al Wenzel. The Sweetheart of the Seven Seas starring Aquaman, art by John Daly. The Archer of Triumph, art by George Papp; Green Arrow visits Arrowtown for a celebration but someone there wants to kill him. The Nimble Names Crimes starring Johnny Quick, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit by C.C. Beck. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Airboy Comics Vol. 05 (1948 Hillman) 6
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Airboy, the Flying Fool, the Heap, "Swivel-Gun Leslie," and "Hustler Burns, Soldier of Fortune." Zolne cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    All American Comics (1939) 99

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    Cover art by Alex Toth. Nest of Terror starring Green Lantern, art by Alex Toth; Alan Scott's fishing trip leads Green Lantern and Streak into a mystery involving $2 million in cash! Tale of the Sea Giant starring The Black Pirate, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs; At the christening of a new ship, "The Defiance," the Black Pirate and son get themselves kidnapped by the ship's captain because he is against England's push to create a whaling fleet. The Laughing Crooks starring Dr. Mid-Nite, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. Skyjack starring Hop Harrigan, art by Howard Purcell. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    All Top Comics (1945 Fox) 12
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  • Volume 22, Issue 7
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 22, Issue 7

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    July 1948. Science fiction stories by John and Dorothy de Courcy, A.K. Jarvis, William P. McGivern, Charles Recour, Irving Gerson, Berkeley Livingston, and Rog Phillips. Illustrations by Malcolm Smith, Raymond Naylor, Rod Ruth, Julian S. Krupa, and William A. Gray. Cover by Arnold Kohn. 7" x 10"; black and white; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 31, Issue 7
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    American Girl (1942) Volume 31, Issue 7
    Tags: Archie

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    Volume 31, Issue 7 - July 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 #2
    Annie Oakley (1948 Atlas) 2

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  • Volume 41, Issue 5
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 41, Issue 5

    July, 1948. Volume 41, Issue 5. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #7
    Avon Fantasy Reader (1947-1952 Avon Book Co.) 7

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    July, 1948. "The Curse of a Thousand Kisses!" Written by Sax Rohmer. Featuring work by Robert E. Howard, Lord Dunsany, and Fritz Lieber. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 132pages, Text with B&W illustations. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #1
    Babe (1948) 1

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    Hillbilly blonde Babe, an ace runner and baseball player, is spotted by Mr. Teapot, a scout for a major league team; Mammy shares her lightning juice with Mr. Teapot. Story, art and cover by Boody Rogers. Cover price $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Batman (1940) 47
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1948 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Tape on interior cover. Top right peg is missing.
    • Label #1224865003
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects "The Chain Gang Crimes" story.

    In this key issue, Batman's origin is explored in detail for the first time in "The Origin of Batman!" in which Batman tracks down the killers of his mother and father. In this same story, the Bat Signal also used for the first time in. Other stories in this issue: Batman and Robin star in "Fashions in Crime!" (guest starring Catwoman), and Batman finds himself a prisoner on a chain gang in "The Chain Gang Crimes!" Great Kellogg's Corn Flakes Chiquita Banana full page color ad. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Black Cat Comics (1946 Harvey) 12

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    Edited by Leon Harvey. Cover by Lee Elias. Stories by Lee Elias and Alfred Andriola. Mystery and adventure tales starring such characters as Dotty Dripple, Kerry Drake, Danny Dixon, and the Black Cat, an action hero and skilled martial artist who uses a lasso and rope. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Blackstone, the Magician (1948) 3

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    Blackstone stars in "Riddle of the Third Face," "The Isle of Doom," and "Mystery of the Rujah's Ruby!" Blonde Phantom back-up story, "Spotlight on Murder!" Mike Sekowsky art. Bondage cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Blonde Phantom (1946) 18

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  • Issue #6
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 6

    Blondie stories, plus a two-page text story by A.A. Milne. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 57

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    Cover art by Jack Kamen. The Black Widow; Navy sailors are being murdered, suffocated by a plastic film that Navy was developed in secret, and each marked with a dead black black widow spider. The Lady Firebug; Dan, Mike and Joan know something is up when homeowners start burning their own homes and turning themselves in for arson; Blue Beetle gets into trouble when Lady Medusa hypnotizes him to be her spy on the police force. Partners in Loot; Blue Beetle narrates the crime career and superstitions of the Fleagle Brothers. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 2
    • Paper: White

    Dick Cole, Edison Bell, Sergeant Spook, Blue Bolt, Fearless Fellers, and Rick Richards. Alden McWilliams cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Brick Bradford (1948) 5

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    First issue of the series. "The Fortress of Evil," "The Duel to the Death," "A Date With Doom," "Assassin of Alamoot," "Lair of the Lion," and "A Feud With Fate." One page Harvey Hector Jr. by Al Hartley. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 67

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    Includes: cover art by Charles Nicholas; Secret Behind the Mirror, Pencils by Syd Shores, Inks by Vince Alascia; Design For Death starring Human Torch, art by Bob Oksner; Catch A Killer text story; and The Singer Who Wanted To Fight, Pencils by Shores, Inks by Alascia. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Captain Easy (1947) 13

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    Comic strip reprints. Alex Schomburg cover (as "Xela"). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 86

    Captain Marvel stars in "Mr. Tawny's Problem," "The Split Personality," "The Rumor that Wouldn't Stop," and "The Men of Destiny." Captain Kid stars in "Three Shots for a Dime." Also, Jon Jarl stars in a 2-page text story, "The Great Rhean War," by Eando Binder. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #63
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 63

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  • Issue #65
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 65

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  • Issue #1
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 1

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    Charlie Chan stars in "The Hit and Run Murder Case," "The Land of the Leopard Men," and an untitled story (art on all by Carmine Infantino). Back-up stories, "The Weasel of Wall Street" and "The Train Robber's Last Trip." Joe Simon and Jack Kirby cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #HRN47
    Classics Illustrated 004 The Last of the Mohicans (1942) Canadian Edition HRN47

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    Canadian Edition HRN47. July 15, 1948. The Last of the Mohicans, Line Drawing Cover. (W) James Fenimore (A) Ray Ramsey Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 049 Alice in Wonderland (1948) 1
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, both covers completely detached. Tears to cover. Water damage. Rusty staples with rust migration.

    Alice in Wonderland, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 14, 7/48). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3A
    Classics Illustrated 049 Alice in Wonderland (1948) 3A

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    Alice in Wonderland, 3rd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. Edition 3A has a soft cover with a 15 cent cover price. (HRN 85). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #54 HRN52
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    Alice in Wonderland, 1st Printing. Canadian Edition (HRN 52). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Comedy Comics (1948 Marvel) 2

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  • Issue #27
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 27
    Published Jul 1948 by DC.
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    • Tape along spine. Staple added (not manufacturing).

    Cover art by Harry Lampert and Alexander Toth. Anti-Electric starring Wonder Woman, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Steve and Diana are riding a train that is suddenly halted by power failure, and soon discover that a fantastic criminal is blackmailing the city with a device that can cancel electric power. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith (signed as Bud Fisher). The Island of Little People starring Johnny Peril, script and art by Howard Purcell. The April Fool's Day Crimes starring Green Lantern, script by John Broome, art by Alexander Toth. Tex Rogers starring Cotton-Top Katie, script and art by Harry Lampert (signed as Harrielle). The Trees of Terror, art by Everett E. Hibbard; The Flash has one of his strangest adventures ever when he encounters a scientist who has the weird capability of transforming the energy of human beings into plant energy. 80 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #40
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 40

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  • Issue #13
    Cookie (1946) 13

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    Stories by Al Hartley and Bob Wickersham. Art by Al Hartley and Bob Wickersham. Teen hijinks featuring Cookie and his pals, created by legendary animator Dan Gordon. Cookie and Angelpuss go horseback riding together, and comic chaos ensues; Cookie babysits a pair of bratty twins; Pickles plans to earn money for the teen club with an impossible quiz for nonexistent prizes, in a story with art by Archies Al Hartley. Cookie; Pickles; Debbie: The Girl Friend; Jitterbuck: Star Salesman; Killer O'Toole; Our Kid Sister; Lorrie; Twinkle. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Cowboy Western Comics (1948) 17

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    First issue; series continues from Jack In The Box. Stories include "Young Jesse James," "Annie Oakley," "Mistaken Identity," "Legends of Paul Bunyan," "Pistol Pete," "Wild Bill Hickok," and "A Tale of the Texas Rangers." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Crack Comics (1940) 55

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    Captain Triumph (art by Reed Crandall; 15 pages), Inkie, Hack O'Hara, Pen Miller (art by Klaus Nordling), Floogy the Fiji, and Beezy. Crandall cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 4
  • Issue #65
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 65
    • Extra staple added (not manufacturing).
    • INCOMPLETE. Pages missing. Interrupts art and story. Centerfold detached at both staples.
  • Issue #49
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 49
    • Cover detached, spine roll.
  • Issue #137
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 137

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    Cover art by Bob Kane and Charles Paris. The Rebus Crimes starring Batman, Robin, and The Joker, pencils by Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris. Cycle of Crimes starring Air Wave, art by Harris Levy (signed as Lee Harris). The Balloon Bandits starring Slam Bradley, art by Howard Sherman. Secret Codes Can Be Fun text article by Henry Lysing. The Rise and Fall of a Gangster starring The Boy Commandos. 48 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 7

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

  • Issue #17
    Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) 17

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    Cover art by Bill Ward. Silver Dollar starring Doll Man and Silver Dollar, script by Bill Woolfolk. The Huntress, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Alex Kotzky; Diane, abused and dumped by her by her fiance, George Barrows (Martha's newspaper editor), uses her archery skills for revenge; calling herself The Huntress, she kidnaps Martha. Jury Duty starring Torchy, art by Bill Ward. The Doll Man's Biography, script by Bill Woolfolk; Story reveals that both Professor Roberts and Martha know Doll Man's secret identity. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Don Winslow of the Navy (1943 Fawcett) 59

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  • Issue #62
    Exciting Comics (1940) 62

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    Judy of the Jungle in "Vengeance of U'Bongo"; the Black Terror in "Goodbye to Guns" (pencils by Ralph Mayo, inks by George Roussos); "Roger Dodger"; Rick Howard the Mystery Rider in "Guns for Revenge"; and Johnny Dale Secret Agent in "The Death That Glitters!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #168
    Famous Funnies (1934) 168
  • Volume 10, Issue 7
    Fantastic Adventures (1939 Pulp) Volume 10, Issue 7

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    Volume 10 Issue 7 - July 1948. Cover by Ramon Naylor. Stories by Fran Ferris, H.R. Stanton, Jon Barry, Pete Bogg, Carter T. Wainwright, Sandy Miller, Alexander Blade, Frances Yerxa, Charles Recour, June Lurie, Cal Webb, A. Morris, Berkeley Livingston, Richard S. Shaver, Webb Marlowe, and Warren Kastel. 7-in. x 10-in., 164 pages, Text (with B&W Illustrations) Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 2, Issue 2
    Fantastic Novels (1940 pulp) Volume 2, Issue 2

    July 1948. Cover by Lawrence. "The Second Deluge" by Garrett P. Serviss, and "Finis" by Frank Lillie Pollock. Illustrations by Lawrence. Softcover Pulp, 7-in. x 9-in., 130 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9
    Fantasy Review (1947) UK fanzine 9

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    Jun/July 1948 issue, Vol. 2 # 9. In this issue: "New Worlds Crisis," "Thomas Sheridan tells The Story of Astounding." In-depth book reviews include: A.E. van Vogt's "E," Mayne Hull's "Out of the Unknown," David H. Keller's "Life Everlasting and Other Tales of Science, Fantasy and Horror," and Stanley Weinbaum's "The Black Flame," plus further book reviews, magazine and pulp reviews, and much more editorial content . 20 pages. 6 pence original UK price.

  • Issue #124
    Feature Comics (1939) 124

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    Cover art by Reed Crandall (?)."Death Came in a Black Box" starring Doll Man, art by Alex Kotzky; Johnny brought back a strange green light from the war, and now Faro Cullen is going to use it to make himself a big time hood. Untitled Blimpy story, script and art by Al Stahl. Untitled story; Swing Sisson vs. Maurice Raque. Untitled story starring Perky and featuring Toyland, script and art by Gill Fox. Untitled story, script and art by Paul Gustavson; Rusty Ryan vs. Shark. Untitled story; Roscoe vs. Tuffy Tiger. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.