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Comic books August 1948

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

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    Dick Cole, Edison Bell, the Cadet featuring Kit Carter, Boitram the Boiglar, and Lem the Grem. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Abbie an' Slats (1948) 4

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  • Issue #4
    Abbott and Costello (1948 St. John) 4

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  • Issue #137
    Ace Comics (1937) 137

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    36 pages including covers Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #123
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 123
    Published Aug 1948 by DC.
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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. 50 Ways to Kill Superman, art by Al Plastino. Volcano Vandals starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. World of Wishes starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. The Stolen Beaver starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. The Color Wheel of Crime starring Vigilante. 52 pgs. $0.10. 1st time Superman flies rather than leaps. Full-page ad for Dale Evans Comics #1. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #131
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 131

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    Cover pencils by Al Wenzel, inks by George Roussos. The Million-Dollar Athlete starring Superboy, pencils by Al Wenzel, inks by George Roussos; Coach Kandinski tries to turn Clark into an athlete. The Undersea Post Office starring Aquaman, script by Otto Binder, art by John Daly. Pirates of Plunder starring Shining Knight, art by Chuck Winter. Targets For Tonight starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. A Crime a Minute starring Johnny Quick, script by Otto Binder, art by Mort Meskin. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Airboy Comics Vol. 05 (1948 Hillman) 7

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    Airboy, Link Thorne the Flying Fool, Old Hickory and the Major, the Man Who Broke the Banks at Monte Carlo, Dinosaur, and the Heap. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    All American Comics (1939) 100

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    1st appearance Johnny Thunder. Cover art by Alex Toth. Johnny Thunder starring Johnny Thunder, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Alex Toth; Schoolmaster Johnny Tane becomes Johnny Thunder to please his sheriff father, while still keeping his promise to his mother that he won't engage in violence. The Man Who Lived in a Book starring Dr. Mid-Nite, art by Rudolph Palais; The Man of Night must solve a series of robberies that occur in the oddly-shaped buildings designed and built by a friend of Dr. McNider. The Smugglers' Signal starring The Black Pirate, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. Johnny Appleseed text story by John Broome [as John Osgood]. Gotham's Golden Jubilee starring Green Lantern, script by John Broome, art by Irwin Hasen. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 42
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    • Cover oxidation, cover coming loose at staples.

    The Justice Society of America battles "The Man Who Hated Science!" The Atom and Hawkman don new costumes. Script by John Broome, pencils by Arthur Peddy, inks by Berhard Sachs. Back-up story, "Johnny Peril's Surprise Story!" Two-page text story, "Descent Into Wonderland." Irwin Hasen cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    All Winners Vol. 2 (1948) 1

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    This is the #1 from 1948 (2nd series) of All Winners, which becomes All Western Winners with # 2. Captain America and Bucky star in "Double Identity!" The Human Torch in "Gay Blade of Terror!" The Sub-Mariner in "Murder at Marlin Mansion!" The Blonde Phantom in "Personal Appearance for Murder!" One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado" (by C.C. Beck). Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 22, Issue 8
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 22, Issue 8

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    August 1948. Cover Robert Gibson Jones. Science fiction stories by S.M. Tenneshaw, Craig Browning, Robert Morrison, and Rog Phillips. Illustrations by Julian S. Krupa and William A. Gray, Robert Gibson Jones, Henry Thiede, and D.C. Kunath. 7" x 10"; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #27
    America's Best Comics (1942) 27

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  • Issue #27
    America's Best Comics (1942) Canadian 27

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    1948 Canadian Reprint. Some stories have been reprinted from America's Best Comics (1942) 27. Full color. 36 pages. 7" x 10-1/4". Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 31, Issue 8
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    American Girl (1942) Volume 31, Issue 8
    Tags: Archie

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    Volume 31, Issue 8 - August 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 #15
    Animal Antics (1946) 15
    Published Aug 1948 by DC.

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    Edited by F. W. Ellsworth (credited) and Bernie Breslauer (actual). Cover art by Otto Feuer. Stories by Otto Feuer, Rube Grossman, Jack Mendelsohn, and Howie Post. Anthropomorphic funny-animal tales filled with Animal Antics, featuring such characters as the Raccoon Kids, Pete the Pup, Custer Cat and Cheesy the Mouse, Sheriff Corky, and Presto Pete. Captain Tootsie candy ad, art by C. C. Beck. Jim Wise- PF Canvas shoes ad, art by Al Plastino. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Archie (1943) 33

    Cover art by Al Fagaly. "Signer's Trouble," art by Ray Gill; Archie causes chaos for Uncle Bumble as he tries to sign his medical insurance policy. "Watch the Birdie"; Jughead wants to trade in his father's camera for a custard pie, but Archie decides to takes some pictures of Veronica and Mr. Weatherbee first—until he finds out the camera is broken. Archie Comics Puzzle Page by Herbert "Red" Holmdale. Suzie ad. Introduction of Miss Vodka in "Dance Clown, Dance!!", art by Bill Vigoda; When Archie carries Miss Grundy's bass violin to the auditorium, a series of events begins that leads him to cross-dressing and performing in the school ballet. "Happy Birthday To You" text story with Archie. Introduction of Madame Scalparelli in "All Washed Up!", art by Irving Novick; Betty and Veronica clean some dresses for a dress shop owner at a laundromat. Archie Club page. Introduction of the dog Bonaparte in "Dog Days," art by Bill Vigoda; Archie brings home a stray dog named Bonaparte, and when he's sent to live with Archie's uncle, the Andrews realize how much they miss him and bring him home. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 41, Issue 6
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 41, Issue 6
    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    August, 1948. Volume 41, Issue 6. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Authentic Police Cases (1948) 3

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    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Untitled Manhunters - Guardians of the Law story. Untitled Scoop Daily story, art by Joey Cavallo; Scoop is uncovering a full fledged war in the making between the United States and Mexico. Murderer! starring Lucky Coyne; A man is killed for not paying his gambling debts. The White Death, art by Gus Ricca; The mysterious deaths of society women, all by the draining of their bodies of blood, prompts the Veiled Avenger to pose as a wealthy society dame in order to lure the perpetrators out of hiding. Untitled Lucky Coyne story; A murdered lady found in a runaway car. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Barnyard Comics (1944) 19

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    Cover by Carl Wessler. Stories by Frank Frazetta, Hube Karp, Ken Champin, Jack Bradbury, Don Christensen (as Don Arr), Betty Cummings, Jack Bradbury, Lynn Karp, Elizabeth Starr, and Harris Steinbrook. Barnyard Comics tales starring such characters as Barney Rooster, Hucky Duck, Scatty, Stanley, Robin Hood Robin, Barney Rooster, Chappy Chipmunk, Samuel Spaniel, Kippie, and Dudley. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #92
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 92

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  • Issue #20
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 20

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    Cover art by Reed Crandall. Rugoth, God of Greed, art by Reed Crandall; The Blackhawks go to Frangastan where the people have started worshiping a statue named Rugoth; There they meet Fear and she helps them crack the case. Glittar, City of Boredon and Bankrolls. The Storm King is Trapped text story. Mr. Powder; the Blackhawks battle Mr. Powder. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 3
    • Cover detached.
  • Issue #41
    Boy Comics (1942) 41

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    Crimebuster (2 stories, one with art by Norman Maurer). Charles Biro cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 28

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan. The Zoo of the Future!, pencils by Curt Swan; Rip Carter dreams he and two of the boys are transported to the future to help gather animals for an Inter World Zoo. The Unluckiest Guy in the World!; Brooklyn breaks a mirror and the resultant bad luck puts him in line for the electric chair. Peg humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Keeper of the Big Cage!, pencils by Curt Swan; Rip is named temporary prison warden in order to straighten out the mess by the last warden who was murdered. Jerry the Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Buzzy (1944) 20
    Tags: Archie
    Published Aug 1948 by DC.

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  • Issue #20
    Calling All Kids (1946) 20

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  • Issue #87
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 87
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    Captain Marvel in "The Electron Thief," "The Stolen City," "Silence Raigns," and "The Wonderful Iron Horse." Captain Kid in "Too Many Robin Hoods." Two-page Jon Jarl text story, "The Tiny Terror" by Eando Binder. One-page Tootsie Toll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit" by C.C. Beck. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 64
  • Issue #66
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 66
  • Issue #30
    Cindy Comics (1947) 30
    Published Aug 1948 by Timely.

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  • Issue #HRN54
    Classics Illustrated 005 Moby Dick (1942) Canadian Edition HRN54

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    Canadian Edition HRN54. August 15, 1948. Moby Dick, Line Drawing Cover. (W) Herman Melville (A) Louis Zansky

  • Issue #1A
    Classics Illustrated 050 Adventures of Tom Sawyer 1A
    • Centerfold detached at one staple and loose at the other, 1-1/2" cumulative spine split.

    Adventures of Tom Sawyer, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. Cited in "Seduction of the Innocent". (HRN 51, 8/48). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Classics Illustrated 050 Adventures of Tom Sawyer 10

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    Adventures of Tom Sawyer, 10th Printing, Painted Cover. Cited in "Seduction of the Innocent". (HRN 167, 8/48 date). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2
    Club "16" (1948) 2

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  • Issue #1
    Complete Mystery (1948) 1

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    Aug 1948. Gene Colan's first full feature story in "7 Dead Men!" (W) Stan Lee (A) Gene Colan, "The Stuffed Rubber" text story, and Tommy Tyme in "The Hanging of Little John!". Full color, 32 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Complete Mystery Comics (1948) Canadian 1

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    September 1949. Canadian reprint of Complete Mystery #1 by Marvel Comics. Feature story "7 Dead Men!" (W) Stan Lee (A) Gene Colan, "The Stuffed Rubber" text story, and Tommy Tyme in "The Hanging of Little John!". Full color, 32 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 5
    • Moderate water damage.
  • Issue #3
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 1 (1948) 3
  • Issue #66
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 66
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    "The Savage Genna Brothers--Bootleggers" (art by George Tuska); "The Ferocious Brady Gang"; "Dick Richards"; and "Who Dunnit?" (art by Fred Gardineer). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #66
    Crime Does Not Pay (Canadian Edition) 66
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Canadian Edition.
    • Label #0043449014

    Canadian Edition. "The Savage Genna Brothers--Bootleggers" (art by George Tuska); "The Ferocious Brady Gang"; "Dick Richards"; and "Who Dunnit?" (art by Fred Gardineer). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Crime Fighters (1948 Marvel) 3
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    "The Nine Men Who Were Doomed," "The Man Who Tried to Cheat Death," "Can You Spare a Murder," "The Oldest Crime in the World," and "Murder Out of Mind!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 3
  • Issue #1
    Crime Reporter (1948) 1

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    Drug Club story. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Crimes by Women (1948) 2

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  • Issue #14
    Crown Comics (1944) 14

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    Cover art by Frank Bolle. The Case of the Unused Evidence, script and art by Frank Bolle; Mr. Comet is killed in a fixed car accident by his partner. Untitled Minnie Soo and Little Haha story, script and art by Ralph Heimdahl; Minnie is captured by a party of Wakota braves. Untitled Voodah story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Anthony Cataldo; Zanzi and her brother are ambushed by a brutal trio; T'Wonda is killed and Zanzi taken along to act as a sun goddess in a sceme to take over a mine. Untitled Buck Farrel story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Anthony Cataldo. Untitled Bart Stewart story, script and art by Frank Bolle. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Dagar Desert Hawk (1948) 19

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    Used in "Seduction of the Innocent." Dagar in "The Pyramid of Death" and "Prismatic Death Ray." Safari Cary in "The Plot!" Tangi in "Hangman!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #138
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 138

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    Origin of Robotman (see Star Spangled Banner # 7 for 1st appearance). Batman and Robin star in "The Invisible Crimes!" Robotman in "The Inside Story of Robotman!" Sam Bradley stars in "Shorty Meets the Champ!" The Boy Commandos star in "The Mystery of the Mary Celeste II!" Full-page ad for Dale Evans Comics # 1. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 8

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

  • Volume 52, Issue 4
    Dime Western Magazine (1932 pulp) Volume 52, Issue 4

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    Aug 1948. Two novels; "Cold Deck Gun-Angel" by Walt Coburn and "Dead Man's Wagon Boss" by Thomas Thompson; two novelettes "The Long Rifle" by Wilbur S. Peacock and "Brothers of the Bugle" by Kenneth Fowler, and three short stories; "Hoofbeats Over Hell" by George C. Appell, "Panama Passage" by Tom W. Blackburn, "Set Your Hat and Grab Your Gun!" by Bob Obets, and "Frontiersman Who Made History" by Cedric W. Windas. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white text with spot illos.; 98 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #60
    Don Winslow of the Navy (1943 Fawcett) 60

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    Don Winslow faces Singapore Sal in "Death For Sale." Cover price $0.10.