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Comic books August 1948

  • Vol. 25 #8
    Inside Detective (1935) True Crime Magazine Vol. 25 #8
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    Volume 25, Issue 8 - August 1948. Photo cover by Pagano. True crime articles, stories and photos. "The Lady Played with Fire." 8 1/2-in. x 10 3/4-in., 66 p, B&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #8
    Jack Armstrong (1947) 8

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    List of ABC Stations Carrying Jack Armstrong Program. The Flaming Forest starring Jack Armstrong. Jewelry Store Robbery featuring Vic Hardy's Crime Clues; Fred Beasley's jewelry store is held up by three robbers. The Case of the Motorboat Murder; A grand jury witness in an airport land deal probe is killed in the collision of two speedboats; Vic Hardy has to find what caused and who caused the collision. Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award; Ruth Elinor Howell, 13, of Marysville, Washington, saves her friend from drowning in Lake Cranberry. Wheaties ad featuring Ralph Kiner. Prisoners of the Jungle starring Jack Armstrong. Terror at Top Speed starring Betty Fairfield. Billy Becomes Mayor for a Day, art by Vic Herman. Speedboat Special; Danny Foster, of Oakland, Calif., who won the International Gold Cup Regatta at Rockaway Inlet, New York. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Jo-Jo Comics (1945) 18

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    In order of appearance: "Jo-Jo Congo King, The Ivory Killer!" reprinted as "The Ivory Killer.." in Terrors of the Jungle (1952) #9; "Tropical Topics, Zanzibar" reprinted in Terrors of the Jungle (1952) #5; "Jo-Jo Congo King, Death Traveler!" reprinted as "Death Traveler.." in Terrors of the Jungle (1952) #6 and Jungle Adventures (1971 Skywald) #1; and "Jo-Jo Congo King, The Forsaken City!" reprinted as "Weird City.." in Blue Bolt (1949) #119 and as "Forsaken City" in Jungle Adventures (1971 Skywald) #3. "Jungle Thirst" text story reprinted from Murder Incorporated (1948 1st Series) #14. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 23
    • Discounted from $61.00.
  • Issue #5
    Johnny Hazard (1948 Standard) 5
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  • Issue #104
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 104
    • Discounted from $59.00.

    Cover art by John Celardo. Untitled story, art by John Celardo; The overseers of the Hamiltons' mine discover that a vein previously thought to be worked out still has yields; They plot to kill the Hamiltons and claim the mine for themselves. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; Monkeys loot a steamboat of traders' gold and use throw the gold at thieves who would kill Simba, causing them to flee. Untitled story, art by Charles Sultan; Captain Terry Thunder is transporting prisoners down river when an animal trader, working in concert with the prisoners, attacks Terry's boat; Terry is captured but Keeto leads the lancers to his rescue. Jungle Facts, art by Mike Peppe; Brief natural histories of some dangerous African animals. Untitled story, art by Frank Doyle; A pair of bird hunters are attacked by lynx; Wambi, Tawn, and Ogg drive the lynx away; Tawn eats some of the food abandoned by the hunters and becomes mad. "Congo Justice" text story. "Mamba! Witch of Death!", art by Maurice Whitman; The ghost of murdered Carl Thurston, gold miner, asks Tabu to avenger him against his wife and her snake charmer partner; Tabu complies and the wife and snake charmer fall from a cliff to their deaths. "I'll Kill You, Camilla!", art by Matt Baker; His mind destroyed by jungle fever, Dr. Wertham turns on his colleagues and, with the aid of a lion cultist, attempts to make off with all the gold the group had looted from the Zulu Tombs; Thwarted by Camilla, he seeks revenge and is killed by a black leopard. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Justice Comics (1948) 4
    • Discounted from $18.50.
  • Issue #5
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 5
    • Discounted from $49.00.
    • Discounted from $42.00.
    • Centerfold detached. Staple rust.
    • Discounted from $24.50.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Fight Fix!, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Sergeant Ray Gullaver and Rita Costello trap crooked gamblers who fixed a boxing match. Murder Special Delivery, pencils by Jerry Robinson, inks by Mort Meskin; deceived by a faithless admirer, docile Deborah Cowling turned into a venomous killer; story set in the gay 90s. Al Spencer... Last of the Old West Bandits. Full-page ad for Prize's Charlie Chan comic #1 includes repro of cover and illo of Charlie Chan. Hand and Foot text story. Held For Ransom!, art by A. C. Hollingsworth. A Fortune in Slugs!, art by Bill Draut. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 1

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  • Issue #11
    Kilroys (1947) 11

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    Stories by Al Hartley and Milt Gross. Art by Al Hartley, Bob Wickersham and Milt Gross. Cover by Dan Gordon. The Kilroys (Americas Funniest Family!) combined the family humor of the then-new sitcom format with Archie-style teen hijinks featuring Katie, Natch, and pal Solid Jackson. Pops takes his first airplane flight, but hes not sure he likes it; Natch falls back on his old roller skates when his car isn't working; Katie needs a new dress for the dance. Pop's A Sky Baby!; Who's A Wolf?; Shake Hands With Your Pop!; Saturday Afternoon Out!; Kollege Kapers; Let's Skate, Gate!; Dream World; Count Screwloose; Katie Kilroy; Solid Jackson. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #147
    King Comics (1936) 147

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    Cover by Joe Musial. Stories and art by Chic Young, Max Trell, Buck Sawyer, Bob Dunn, Roy Crane, Joe Musial, Lee Falk, Phil Davis, Bela Zaboly, Austin Briggs, Jack Sords, Otto Soglow, Hal Foster and Alex Raymond. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay presents an anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. The Phantom discovers the secret of the Scarlet Sorceress; Mandrake the Magician and friends are attacked by strange plants after crash-landing in the Kingdom of Marvel. Blondie; Dun-Dums; Buz Sawyer; Mandrake the Magician; Thimble Theatre; Prince Valiant; Flash Gordon; Sords Sports; The Phantom; The Little King; Jan and Aloysius. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Krazy Komics (1948) 1

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  • Issue #1
    Lana (1948) 1
    • Discounted from $495.00.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1479120003
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    • 2-1/2" cumulative spine split, heavy cover oxidation.

    Lana in "The Show Must Go On," "Clara Takes the Rap," and "Her Stage Door Johnny." Millie in "Guess Which Dress!" Rusty in "Snooty Beauties!" Two-page text story, "Man's Best Friend." One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado" by C.C. Beck. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 28
    • Discounted from $98.00.
    • Writing on interior puzzle page.

    Cover by Al Fagaly. Written by Bob Montana and unknown. Art by Bill Vigoda, Samm Schwartz and unknown. Archie and Jughead open an escort service so Archie can raise money for a date with Veronica, and their first customer is Miss Grundy in "The Lady Killer," based on a story from Pep Comics (1940) #30. Starring Archie Andrews, Jughead Jones, Fred Andrews, Betty Cooper, Miss Grundy, Reggie Mantle and Veronica Lodge. Plus: While visiting the Riverdale Museum, Veronica's dress catches on the lever of a time machine, causing her to hit her head and dream that she is stuck in 1889 in "Turn Back the Clock"! Also featuring more tales of mirth! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Law Against Crime (1948 Law-Crime) 3

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    L.B. Cole cover. An odd mix of crime stories and children's funnies. The crime stories include "Crimson Trail of the Lipstick Slayer" (art by Cole), and "Midsummer Night's Horror." The funnies include "Sliver O'Timber, the Pirate Puppet" (art by C.W. Winter), and "Twisted Tales." Two page text story, "For Value Received." Parts of this issue were used in Seduction of the Innocent. The entire issue is reprinted in All-Famous Crime #9. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 25 #8
    Liberty (1924-1950 Macfadden) Vol. 25 #8

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  • Issue #1
    Little Annie Rooney (1948) 1

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    Stories, art and cover by Darrell McClure. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay collects the Little Annie Rooney comic strip. Annie Rooney was a rival syndicate's attempt to duplicate the success of Little Orphan Annie, with a character also based on an 1890s song, a dog, and plenty of troubles. Annie tries to escape from her cruel legal guardian, Miss Meany. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Little Orphan Annie (1948 Dell) 2

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    Reprints strips from 7/21/40 to 9/9/40. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #82
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 82
    • Discounted from $25.00.
    • Discounted from $3.30.
    • Discounted from $2.80.
    • Discounted from $2.80.
    • Discounted from $2.20.

    52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 35 #3
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  • Vol. 16 #4
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  • Vol. 25 #4
    Love Short Stories (1940-1955 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 25 #4

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  • Issue #109
    Magic Comics (1939) 109
    • Discounted from $6.49.

    Cover by Joe Musial. Edited by Margery McKay (sometimes credited as G. Whiz). Stories and art by Lee Falk, Phil Davis, Fran Striker, Charles Flanders, Roy Crane, Robert Storm, Mel Graff, Carl Anderson, Clayton Knight, Chic Young, Bob Dunn, Joe Musial, Tom Sims, and Bela Zaboly. Lee Falk's adventurer Mandrake the Magician gets top billing in this anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. Even with all those naps, Dagwood still tends to oversleep and miss the bus; Little Acorns looks at the snacking habits of kids - and adults. Mandrake the Magician; Jan and Aloysius; Heroes on Wings; A Goodnight Story; Buz Sawyer; The Lone Ranger; Secret Agent X-9; Little Acorns; Popeye; Blondie. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #8
    Mammoth Western (1945-1951 Ziff-Davis) Pulp Vol. 4 #8

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  • Issue #11
    Manhunt! (1947) 11
    • Discounted from $66.00.
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Paul Parker. "Eye of the Killer" text story by Gardner F. Fox. "The Robber of Rainbow Buttes!", art by Frank Frazetta; Trail Colt is sent to catch the stagecoach robber called "The Rainbow Robber." "The Trail of the Curious Pin," art by Ogden Whitney; Undercover Girl must find the pin that contains the message another spy was bringing her before she was captured by enemy agents. "The Most Expensive Swim in History," pencils by L. B. Cole; Red Fox stops spies from stealing a secret atomic formula. "The Three Unholy Terrors!", pencils by Ogden Whitney; Jim Fallon is sent to a small town who's one officer is overwhelmed by a gang of robbers. "Anubis, The Assassin!", pencils by Paul Parker; When Dr. Barnes is murdered, Inspector Kirk must determine if it was a standard murder or if the Doctor had accidentally summoned the Egyptian god Anubis. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Marvel Family (1945) 26
    • Discounted from $51.00.
    • Discounted from $37.00.
    • Cover and all wraps detached. Staple rust with migration severe disintegration. 1" Cumulative spine split.

    "The Marvel Family Battles Mr. Power," Mary Marvel in "The Story of Witch's Acres," Capt. Marvel; Jr. in "A New Boat for Tomaso," Peewee Pete in "The Wrong Tune," and Captain Marvel in "The Volcano Men!" "Comix Cards" feature Bulletman and Bulletgirl. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit" by C.C. Beck. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #87
    Marvel Mystery Comics (1939) 87

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    Master of Murder starring Human Torch, pencils by Mike Sekowsky. The Last Atoll starring Sub-Mariner, art by Ken Bald. Mad Music Moans a Devil's Dirge starring Blonde Phantom, pencils by Mike Sekowsky. Boy Who Couldn't Study starring Captain America, art by Syd Shores. 52 pages Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Mary Marvel Comics (1945) 27

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  • Issue #94
    Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 94
    • Discounted from $27.00.
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    • Oxidation along spine.

    "Capt. Marvel Jr. Gets Bottled Up," Nyoka the Jungle Girl in "The Savage Custom," Kanvasback in "History Making Reply," Bulletman in "Blind Man's Bluff," Colonel Corn and Korny Kobb in "Shopworn," and Hopalong Cassidy in "Beyond the Law." "Comix Cards" feature the Marvel Family on both cards. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit" by C.C. Beck. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Mighty Mouse (1947 St. John/Pines) 6

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    Mighty Mouse in "Out of Bounds," "Stolen Power," "The Lion Tamer," and "Black Tom's Treasure." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Millie the Model (1946) 13
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scratch on back of case
    • Label #1497658008
  • Issue #13
    Miss America Magazine Vol. 7 (08/47 to 03/52) 13
    • Discounted from $92.00.
  • Issue #3
    Mitzi's Boyfriend (1948) 3

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  • Issue #76
    Modern Comics (1945) 76

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    Cover art by Reed Crandall. The Besieged City starring Blackhawk, pencils by Crandall, inks by Chuck Cuidera. Untitled story starring Torchy (script and art by Bill Ward). The Fireballs text story starring Blackhawk. Trackem Private Detective Agency starring Choo Choo, script and art by Gill Fox. Pottsville Clothing Co. starring Dogtag, script and art by Bart Tumey. Homo Braggadocio starring Will Bragg, script and art by Paul Gustavson. Fore starring Ezra, script and art by Harry Sahle. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Mutt and Jeff (1939-65 All Am./National/Dell/Harvey) 35
    • Discounted from $5.30.
    • Discounted from $4.49.
    • Discounted from $3.49.
    • Discounted from $3.10.
  • Issue #1
    Namora (1948) 1

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    Cover art by Ken Bald. "The Lost City of Yucatan," pencils by Bill Everett; Namora stops Big Jim Derry from stealing the treasures of the Mayans. "The Kingdom Beneath the Sea," script by Bill Woolfolk; When a sunken ship comes to rest near the city of Mu, the ambitious Karlak rouses his countrymen to conquer the primitive surface dwellers; Fortunately, Namora and Namor foil his plans. Two-page text story, "Page the Murderer." "Shadow Over Shanghai," art by Bill Everett; Namor foils diamond thieves in Shanghai.36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    National Comics (1940) 67

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    Cover art by Al Bryant. The Curse of Ali Ben Riff Raff starring Barker, script and art by Klaus Nordling. The Ship That Ate Men starring Steve Wood, art by Alice Kirkpatrick. Untitled stories starring Granny Gumshoe (script and art by Gill Fox), Anthrop (script and art by Michael Senich), Lassie (script and art by Bernard Dibble), Quicksilver (art by Dan Zolnerowich), and Sally O'Neil Policewoman (art by Alice Kirkpatrick). 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Nellie the Nurse (1945) 14

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  • Issue #138
    New Funnies (1942 TV Funnies) 138
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    • Discounted from $5.00.
    • Discounted from $5.00.
    • Discounted from $4.30.
    • Discounted from $3.60.
  • Vol. 22 #1
    New Love Magazine (1941-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 22 #1

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  • Vol. 4 #3
    New Sports Magazine (1947-1951 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 4 #3

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  • Vol. 18 #1
    New Western Magazine (1940-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 18 #1

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  • Issue #22
    Nyoka the Jungle Girl (1945 Fawcett) 22

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    "Nyoka the Jungle Girl and the Weird Monsters." Lion-Hearted Leo back-up story, "Man's Best Friend is His Mummy." One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit," by C.C. Beck. Comix Cards feature Don Winslow and Singapore Sal. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Our Gang Comics (1943 Dell) 49

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  • Issue #1
    Pay-Off (1948 D.S. Publishing) 1

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  • Issue #19
    Phantom Lady Series 1 (1947) 19

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    Cover art by Matt Baker. Wine, Women, and Sudden Death starring Phantom Lady, art by Matt Baker. Case of the Murderous Model starring Phantom Lady, script by Gregory Page, art by Matt Baker. Peter Treadway, Cleveland's Brutal Killer. The Crime Goddess text story. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #81
    Police Comics (1941) 81
    • Discounted from $55.00.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. .5" Spine split from top.
    • Discounted from $40.00.
    • Heavy cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Jack Cole. Gargantua, the Phi Beta Gorilla starring Plastic Man, art by Jack Cole. The Haunted House starring Honeybun, script and art by Paul Gustavson. Specks story, script and art by Michael Senich. Candy story, script and art by Harry Sahle. Spirit story, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Lou Fine. Boomerang text story starring Plastic Man. Boo-Hoo, the Clown Who Wasn't Funny starring Manhunter, art by Al Bryant. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 31
    • Discounted from $8.30.

    Stories and art by Vic Herman, Jan Levine, Elizabeth Eicher, Ellin Jaynes, Helen Diehl Olds, Grace Wolleson, Mickey Klar Marks, Florence Tonjes, Nancy Williams, Elise Gibbs, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A detailed feature on the Girl Scouts; Tizzie's walk home becomes a chaotic comedy of errors; The Pigtail Club faces the end of summer and closing down their summer camp. The Pigtail Club; Girl Scouts All; Speck, Star Camper; Copy-cat Cottons; Tizzie: Nothing Happened, Mom!; Time to Waist; The Week End Pest; Meet Miss Mermaid; Hobbies; Button, Button, Who's Got the Button?; Too Many Boys; Cool as a Mint Leaf; Summer Pests; Riddle of Rose Hill; Pigtailers Talk Things Over; Polly Prefers; Needle Play; Club Round-up; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 25 #1
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  • Vol. 18 #3
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