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Comic books August 1948, graded by CGC

  • Item #48919015
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    $319.00
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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 #52266144
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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
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    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 #51271758
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    Published Aug 1948 by St. John.
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    • Tape on interior cover and interior.
    • Label #1482238018
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    Drug Club story. 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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    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 #51416325
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    Published Aug 1948 by Timely.
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    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1299211001
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  • Item #51582527
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    Lana (1948) #1 CGC 6.5
    Published Aug 1948 by Marvel (MjMC).
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    • Label #1479120003
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    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 #51641828
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    • Label #1075844006

    Robin in "Who Is Mr. Mystery," the Star-Spangled Kid in "The Adventures of the Rope," Captain Compass in "The Adventure of the Man Who Lived Twice," and Tomahawk in "The Lost Valley!" Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #51395183
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    • File Copy.
    • Label #0780656002

    Cover by Milton Caniff. Stories and art by Milton Caniff, C.C. Beck, Bob Powell, Vic Herman, Bob Barnes and Frank Engli. Harvey reprints the second comic strip from Terry and the Pirates creator Caniff. WWII vet and aviator Canyon has adventures around the world during the Cold War. Steve agrees to fly oil-drilling machinery through dangerous territory for the Black Champagne company, unaware that the company is run by the sinister Big Red. Plus an illustrated text feature about Caniff's career. Also featuring a Captain Tootsie ad, "Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado," with art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck. Milton Arthur Caniff; Chase of Death; Kid Brother; Plane Talk; Cartoons and Gags; Ricky Roony; The Champion's Challenge; The Case of the Flaming Plane. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #49009391
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    Published Aug 1948 by DC.
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    • 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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #52459887
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    Published Aug 1948 by DC.
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    • Label #3722786001
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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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #52409401
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    Published Aug 1948 by St. John.
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    • Label #3716311001

    Cover art by Bob Lubbers. Untitled story, art by George Tuska; Jake Burns has framed Buckaroo for a crime and taken over his ranch. Untitled story, art by Tex Blaisdell; With only the help of her kid brother and old Cactus Pete, Belle takes on four cattle rustlers. Untitled story, art by Ken Battefield; Mustang is framed for murder and stage robbery. Jesse James bio by Richard Speed. Jack Dalton bio by Richard Speed. "Graveyard Gulch," art by George Tuska; Buckaroo and Rusty tangle with dope smugglers. Pistol Packin' Preacher text story. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #52724993
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    Published Aug 1948 by DC.
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    • Label #3714943015
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    Cover art by Howard Sherman. The Fangs of the Rattler, art by Howard Sherman. Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit Tootsie Pops ad, art by C.C. Beck. The Four Notches of Hate starring Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. Rodeo for Rogues starring Rodeo Rick, script by Gardner Fox, art by Howard Post. Brands and Branding Irons history of cattle brands. The Ghost of Zuni Canyon starring Cowboy Marshal, art by Ed Smalle Jr. Conqueror of Billy the Kid fact page with Pat Garrett. Ad for the Daisy Handbook and Daisy Air Rifles with Captain Marvel. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #52914298
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    Cover by Bob Lubbers. Edited by J.F. Byrne and William R. Shelton. Stories and art by Bob Lubbers, Charles Sultan, Al Walker, George Evans, John Celardo and Maurice Whitman. Aviation-themed adventure, combat and history tales from pioneering comics publisher Fiction House. Reporter Jane Martin battles river pirates; Greasemonkey Griffin accidentally uncovers a hidden Nazi base in his final adventure; The Phantom Falcon tries to decide which of a late inventor's children is trying to do away with the other two. Action-girl cover by Bob Lubbers. Captain Wings; Jane Martin; Greasemonkey Griffin; Air Heroes of World War II; Phantom Falcon; Suicide Smith; Ghost Squadron. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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