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Comic books August 1948, graded by CGC

  • Item #48919015
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing to inner well of slab.
    • Label #1488663012
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  • Item #48126937
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    Published Aug 1948 by Famous Funnies.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Davis Crippen ("D" Copy). From the Collection of Jon Berk. Includes certificate of authenticity from Heritage Auctions.
    • Label #1485450016

    Cover by Jimmy Thompson. Stories and art by Mickey Klar Marks, Phil Berube, Dave Tendlar and Jerry Fasano. Teen comedy in the Archie tradition from Famous Funnies. Angela and her pals start their own club to show up the sorority gals. Identical twins Ginger and Snap trade roles in Romeo and Juliet to win a bet. Female news photographer Clickety wants more respect from her boss. Heavens to Betsy; Angela; Dreamboy; Beautiful Is The Word For Wendy!; Patsy; Ginger and Snap; Bungling Ben; Three Raps Of The Gavel; Jug the Hillbilly Hot-Shot. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #50717537
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2056859016
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    Cover by Win Mortimer. Stories by Otto Binder and unknown. Art by Jimmy Thompson, Dick Sprang, Howard Sherman, Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. The Joker follows up an article in the newspaper about a scientist discovering a lost elixir of invisibility and becomes a real terror to Batman until the crime fighter takes some of the elixir himself. Don't miss Batman and Robin in "The Invisible Crimes!" with art by Dick Sprang. Plus: The origin of Robotman is retold in "The Inside Story of Robotman!" by Otto Binder and Jimmy Thompson (see Star Spangled Comics (1941) #7 for 1st appearance); Slam Bradley in "Shorty Meets the Champ!" with art by Howard Sherman; and The Boy Commandos in "The Mystery of the Mary Celeste II!" with art by Curt Swan and Steve Brodie. Also: Shorty 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; 2-page text piece "Secret Codes Can Be Fun!" by Henry Lysing; and Daffy & Doodle half-pager by Lit-Win. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #48107970
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1621629005
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    Stories and art by Dick Briefer. Cover by Dick Briefer. The first incarnation of Dick Briefer's famed Frankenstein comic featured Addams Family-style dark comedy and monster hijinks. A maniac has discovered a way to turn human beings into balloons; Frankenstein introduces his headless friend to a man who has a head but no body; Frankenstein helps an assortment of odd-looking monsters find jobs. The Balloon Maker; Harry's Head; Peace, It's Wonderful; Mr. Wagg; Goofy Gus the Inventor; Honey Herring. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #49332640
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2004815015
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  • Item #46992739
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    Lana (1948) #1 CGC 6.5
    Published Aug 1948 by Marvel (MjMC).
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1479120003

    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.

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  • Item #48654327
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    Published Aug 1948 by Marvel.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scratch on back of case
    • Label #1497658008
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  • Item #47194381
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    Published Aug 1948 by Marvel.
    • Paper: Brittle
    • Cover detached, staples missing.
    • Label #1280158012
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    Cover by Ken Bald. "Flying Fists and Glamour!", art by Ken Bald; As a gang of bank robbers flee from the scene of their latest crime, they are unaware that he costumed heroine Sun Girl has latched onto the back of their getaway car. "The Menace of the Monster!", art by Ken Bald; Sun Girl goes to Glenrock Prison and gets an audience to see Warden Lewis; She tells him that he should not release Doctor Drearr as he is a dangerous criminal bent on revenge once released from prison. "The Watch" text story. "Murder Makes a Record!", script by Stan Lee; Miss America is at the police station comparing notes with the chief of police when suddenly they are visited by Lois Anders, a musician who believes that someone it out to kill her. Sun Girl Puzzle Fun activity page. "A Jolt For Johnny!", art by Ken Bald; At a juvenile court, young juvenile delinquent Johnny Murphy is about to be sentenced to reform school when suddenly Sun Girl speaks up in his defense. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #49009391
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    Published Aug 1948 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1969339004
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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. List of Superman's accomplishments in the "real world." The Origin of Superman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; After a prologue that demonstrates Superman's amazing abilities, his origin is recounted. Tootsie Rolls ad, art by C. C. Beck. The Oracle From, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Al Plastino; Professor Grog accidentally sends Superman and mechanic Mike Mooney back to ancient Egypt. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Tiniest Things In the World text article by Joe Samachson [as William Morrison]. A Job For Superhombre, script by Don Cameron, art by Al Plastino. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Aug 1948 by DC.
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    • Label #0208053002
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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. List of Superman's accomplishments in the "real world." The Origin of Superman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; After a prologue that demonstrates Superman's amazing abilities, his origin is recounted. Tootsie Rolls ad, art by C. C. Beck. The Oracle From, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Al Plastino; Professor Grog accidentally sends Superman and mechanic Mike Mooney back to ancient Egypt. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Tiniest Things In the World text article by Joe Samachson [as William Morrison]. A Job For Superhombre, script by Don Cameron, art by Al Plastino. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #48529030
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    Published Aug 1948 by DC.
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    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #2007212003

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. List of Superman's accomplishments in the "real world." The Origin of Superman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; After a prologue that demonstrates Superman's amazing abilities, his origin is recounted. Tootsie Rolls ad, art by C. C. Beck. The Oracle From, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Al Plastino; Professor Grog accidentally sends Superman and mechanic Mike Mooney back to ancient Egypt. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Tiniest Things In the World text article by Joe Samachson [as William Morrison]. A Job For Superhombre, script by Don Cameron, art by Al Plastino. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #48706154
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    Published Aug 1948 by DC.
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    • INCOMPLETE. 1/3 of front cover missing.
    • Label #0354967003
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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. List of Superman's accomplishments in the "real world." The Origin of Superman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; After a prologue that demonstrates Superman's amazing abilities, his origin is recounted. Tootsie Rolls ad, art by C. C. Beck. The Oracle From, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Al Plastino; Professor Grog accidentally sends Superman and mechanic Mike Mooney back to ancient Egypt. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Tiniest Things In the World text article by Joe Samachson [as William Morrison]. A Job For Superhombre, script by Don Cameron, art by Al Plastino. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #49066294
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    • Paper: Off white to white
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    • Label #1255942002
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    #69 in a series of 90. Superman-Tim is a boys' clothing catalog, activity book, and comic book all rolled into one, featuring Superman illustrations throughout. All issues are 16 pages unless a Superman story is inserted (bringing page count to 24 or 36 pages). Every issue encourages boys not to be a "Whoo-Shoo" -- a boy who reads "Superman-Tim" but doesn't buy clothes from the Superman-Tim Store. Copyright 1948 by National Comics Pub., Inc., under license to Tim Promotions, Inc. B&W with a single color, 5 1/2 in. x 8 in.

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  • Item #49217722
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    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Slightly britle
    • Restoration includes: small amount of glue on spine of cover.
    • Label #2024122003
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    "Meet the Split Benny Benny Dickson, Public Enemy # 1," "$100.00 Reward for Adolph Berg," "Joyce McAllister," "Boston's Black Spade," and "Vengeance of the Mounted." Classic Jack Cole cover and art. Drug story with hypo, opium den, and withdrawing adict. Cover price $0.10.

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