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Comic books August 1948

  • Issue #137
    Ace Comics (1937) 137

    Cover by Joe Musial. Edited by Ruth Plumly Thompson (sometimes credited as Ace). Stories and art by Charles Flanders, Drake Williams, H. H. Knerr, Doc Winner, Chic Young, Joe Musial, Lee Falk, Ray Moore, William Ritt, Clarence Gray, Don Moore and Alex Raymond. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay presents an anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. Includes Alex Raymond's Jungle Jim. The Phantom is involved in a daring rescue attempt; Historical strip Fighting Americans profiles Civil War General Jeb Stuart. The Phantom; Jungle Jim; Henry; Katzenjammer Kids; Fighting Americans; Blondie; Brick Bradford; The Lone Ranger; Teddy and Sitting Bull; Doc Winner's Daffy Doodles. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #123
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 123
    Published Aug 1948 by DC.
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    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at staple. Small corner piece missing from back cover.

    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 #1
    All Winners Comics (1948) Volume 2 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.

  • Vol. 22 #8
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 22 #8
    • 3" Spine split from bottom.
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece missing, interrupts art or story. Pierced hole in back cover and last couple of pages.

    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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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing to inner well of slab.
    • Label #1488663012
  • Issue #15
    Animal Antics (1946) 15
    Published Aug 1948 by DC.
    • Staple rust with migration.

    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 detached at one staple and loose at the other. Staple rust/migration.
    • Cover detached.

    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.

  • Vol. 41 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 41 #6
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
    • 3/4" Spine split from top.

    August, 1948. Volume 41, Issue 6. Cover by Canedo. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 3
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Stories and art by John Meditz, Bert Green, Jack Hearne, Milt Hammer, Harry Lazarus and Henry Kiefer. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #93. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. The "A-B-C" Brothers create disaster with their revenge scheme, and only millionaire adventurer Rick Richards can stop them. Sergeant Spook and Jerry get involved in the search for the lost treasure of Captain Kidd. Blue Bolt and Snap battle a vengeful ex-actor who takes over an old-time Mississippi riverboat, leading to Snap being tied to the paddlewheel. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make a pontoon raft. Dick Cole; Two-Ton O'Toole; Easy Cartooning: Lesson 5: More Expressions; Blue Bolt; Isobel's Homer; Kids Is Kids; Bluebolts and Nuts; Sgt. Spook; Rick Richards; Edison Bell; Pontoon Raft. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Buzzy (1944) 20
    Tags: Archie
    Published Aug 1948 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached.
  • Issue #87
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 87
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    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Bill Woolfolk, Otto Binder and Al Liederman. Art by Pete Costanza and Al Liederman. Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) stars in: "The Electron Thief" by Otto Binder and Pete Costanza; "The Stolen City" by Bill Woolfolk and Pete Costanza; "Silence Reigns" by Otto Binder and Pete Costanza; and "The Wonderful Iron Horse" by Bill Woolfolk and Pete Costanza. Plus: Captain Kid in "Too Many Robin Hoods" by Al Liederman. Also: Jon Jarl in the 2-page text story "The Tiny Terror" by Otto Binder (as Eando Binder). And: 1-page Tootsie Toll ad "Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit" with art by C.C. Beck. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1A
    Classics Illustrated 050 Adventures of Tom Sawyer 1A
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple and loose at the other, 1-1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split. 1 3/4" tear on back. Cover is detached and anchored with tape.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    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

    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
    • 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.

  • Issue #5
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 5
    • 3" spine split from bottom of comic.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Bob Fujitani, C.H. Moore, Fred Guardineer, Charles Nicholas, John Belfi and Charles Biro. A companion series to Crime Does Not Pay from the same publisher, slightly less violent and with more emphasis on police work. Florist Dion O'Banion lives and dies in the fashion of a Chicago gangster. 1800s murderer William Palmer poisoned friends and family for profit, becoming one of Victorian England's most notorious murderers. In the Old West, Hutch Ryerson has a habit of murdering his wives, but is undone when one of the corpses turns up in a box at an auction. Gimpy O'Banion the Mobster; On the Level; William Palmer; This'll Kill Ya!; Beano Breen the South Side Strong Boy; Hollywood Death Trap; Laugh These Off!; Hutch Ryerson and the Body in the Box. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #66
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 66

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by George Tuska, Fred Guardineer, Claude Moore, and Charles Biro. The title that launched the crime comics genre, Crime Does Not Pay was noted for its violent pre-Code content and lurid tales of underworld life. Sicilian siblings the Genna Brothers rule Chicago's Little Italy, until they come up against Capone's Chicago Outfit. The history of the Brady Gang that terrorized Maine, and their bloody finish. An insane killer becomes known as the Nebraska Fiend and kills more than a dozen people in the 1870s. The Savage Genna Brothers: Bootleggers; On the Level; The Ferocious Brady Gang; Don't Die Laughing; Dick Richards, A Two-Legged Rat If There Ever Was One!; Crazy Dan Zarella and His Stupid Stooge, Vincent Furo; Who Dunnit? 48 pages, Full Color. 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

    A text summary of "Frisco Mary" appears in the 1955 US Senate Interim Report "Comic Books and Juvenile Delinquency". In order of appearance: "Johnny Lanza, King of Kansas City" reprinted in Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) #36; "Frisco Mary" art by Warren Kremer, reprinted in Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) #37; "Charley Peace, Britain's Worst Criminal of the 18th Century" art by Sid Greene, reprinted in Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) #36; "Comicrimes: Avenging Devil!"; "Solution: The Case of 'The Avenging Devil!'"; and "Get August Doaks!" and "The Scourge of the South" reprinted in Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) #38. "Murder for Profit, A True Crime Story" text story reprinted in Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) #38. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #138
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 138
    • Moisture damage. Staple rust.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2056859016

    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.

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

    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Feb. 7 - March 5, 1935. Boris Arson has a knack for escape, and leads Tracy and Pat Patton on a merry chase with the help of cronies like Cutie Diamond and his own sister, Zora Arson. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Aug 1948
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Aug 1948

    Aug 1948. Cover by Lawrence. "The Purple Sapphire" by John Taine and "The Night Before the End of the World" by Murray Leinster. Interior illustrations by Virgil Finlay and Leydanfrost. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #169
    Famous Funnies (1934) 169
    • 5" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 3" spine tear from top. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Stephen Douglas. Stories and art by Stephen Douglas, Allen Saunders, Elmer Woggon, Clifford McBride, Philip Francis Nowlan, Rick Yager (credited as Dick Calkins), Claude Dunnagan, Rodlow Willard, Mabel Burwick (credited as Odin), Martha B. Links, and Ralph Briggs Fuller. The long-running series that introduced "comic books" to the world, featuring reprints of comic strips. Jo's disappearance puts Scorchy Smith on the trail of the crimelord called The Dragon. Oaky Doaks must reclaim a lost treasure for King Arthur. The first professional work by future EC legend Al Williamson appears in a house ad. Steve Roper and Wahoo; Napoleon; Buck Rogers; Scorchy Smith; Hi-Jack Junction; Dickie Dare; Bobby Sox; Oaky Doaks. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Aug 1948
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Aug 1948
    • Water damage.
    • Trimmed
    • TRIMMED.
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom.
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2" spine split from top.

    Volume 10, Issue 8 - August 1948. Cover by Walter Haskell Hinton. Science Fiction and Adventures stories. This issue features "The Man From Yesterday" by Lee Francis. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 164 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #98
    Flash Comics (1940 DC) 98
    Published Aug 1948 by DC.
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    Flash stars in "Mystery of the Million Dollars," written by John Broome, pencils by Lee Elias, inks by Moe Wortham. Also includes: Ghost Patrol in "Marked for Danger" with pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Robert Oksner; Black Canary in "The Byzantine Black" written by Kanigher, pencils by Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; Atom in "Terror Rides the Rails" written by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Infantino, inks by Frank Giacoia; and Hawkman in "Crime in Costume" by John Broome and Joe Kubert. 48 pgs. Cover art by Joe Kubert. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #194
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 194
    • 1-1/2" spine split from bottom of comic.
    • Cover detached.
    • Cover detached. Staple rust and migration.
    • 1" Spine split.

    Indicia title is Walt Disney MICKEY MOUSE IN THE WORLD UNDER THE SEA, No. 194. Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. Mickey Mouse and the World Under the Sea, script and art by Bill Wright; Goofy invents a tank that will go underwater and fly; On a test run they find a huge air-filled undersea cavern with fields and a city; Their tank is stolen by Count Drakova, who somehow manages to render it invisible; Mickey and Goofy recover the tank and go to the city where they find that Count Drakova is threatening to make a man disappear if the King does not deliver a chest of gold to him. Pluto's Problem, art by Harvey Eisenberg; Pluto gets an inferiority complex after seeing the large and vicious animals in the zoo. Red and White House back cover strip, art by Bill Wright; Mickey and Goofy are told to paint a house red and white. Mickey paints his side white with red shutters, while Goofy paints his side red with white shutters. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Frankenstein Comics (1945) 14
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1621629005

    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.

  • Issue #38B
    Fun Parade (1942) 38B

    Variant cover with no number, price or page Variant cover with no number, price or page count listed on cover. Humor digest featuring jokes and cartoons for men. Cover by Don Flowers. Kyle McDonnell & Marie McDonald inside photo covers. two 6 page comic strips "Tommy Tween" by ?? and "Chickie Ricks the Flying Fool" by ??. Cartoons by Kirk Stiles, Vic Herman, Reamer Keller, Henry Boltinoff, and others. 5-in x 7-in. 100 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #18
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 18
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Gene Autry stars in "The Raiders of Silver Valley." Jesse Marsh art. Back-up story, "The Greenhorn." Two-page text story, "Dobe's Revenge." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) 27

    Contains three Frank Frazetta illustrations. Frazetta illustrations appear in sixteen consecutive issues of Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) (#20-#35) and in eighteen consecutive issues of companion title Happy Comics (1943) (#20-#37). Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Goofy Gander in the Land of the Wishing Well"; "Uncle Pigly Gets the Bird!" by Vincent Fago; "Hubert" by Allan Hubbard; "Wilbur Fox" story by Hubie Karp, art by Lynn Karp; "Tooter"; "Goofy Gander"; "Li'l Thomas Hippopot" by Jack Bradbury; "Uncle Pigly"; and "Burton" art by Harris Steinbrook. Illustrated text stories: "The Reckless Horse: This Galloping Steed Kept Running Into Trouble!" by Lily K. Scott, two illustrations by Frank Frazetta; and "Lonnie the Lone Wolf: A Boastful Animal Finally Learns His Lesson!" by Betty Cummings, illustration by Frank Frazetta. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Ha Ha Comics (1943) 56
    Published Aug 1948 by ACG.

    Art by Bob Wickersham, Al Hubbard, and Ken Hultgren. Funny-animal mayhem from Creston, an imprint of independent publisher ACG, with art by cartooning legend Dan Gordon. Izzy and Dizzy use the magic lamp to liven up a greedy stage magicians show with real magic; Daniel and Nathaniel Spaniel get lost during a walk; Robespierre and his pal Tiger are both running for club president, so they each pressure Jug-haid to cast the tie-breaking vote in their favor. The Unhappy Castle; Bunny the Boob; Robespierre; Izzy and Dizzy; Daniel Spaniel; Late for School; Shilly and Shally; The Plant; Tee-Pee Tim. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Hedy De Vine Comics (1947) (Hedy of Hollywood) 28
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2004815015
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    • Centerfold detached, lateral spine tears.
  • Vol. 25 #8
    Inside Detective (1935-1995 MacFadden/Dell/Exposed/RGH) 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 #23
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 23

    Cover by Ham Fisher (credited). Stories and art by Ham Fisher, C.C. Beck, Lee Elias and Bob Powell. Ham Fisher's comic-strip boxer has adventures both inside and outside the ring. Joe and Knobby are roped into judging a bathing-beauty contest. Flyin' Fools Chickie and Gootch join an air carnival and meet Penny Antee and her trouble-prone pooch, Champ. Plus a war bonds PSA by Fisher and two prose adventures of early female superhero Black Cat. Also featuring a Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado," with art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck. The Big Bathing Beauty Contest; Joe's Public; Accidental Punch; Knobby's Art Lesson; On the Air With Knobby; Knobby's Big Deal; Flossie; Chickie Ricks The Flyin' Fool; Winnie the Waitress; Black Cat: Fatal Blunder; Black Cat: Marked Terror; Little Max Lends a Helping Hand. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Johnny Hazard (1948 Standard) 5
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  • Issue #104
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 104

    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
  • Issue #5
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 5
    • Centerfold detached. Staple rust.

    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
    Lana (1948) 1
    • 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
    • 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 #82
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 82

    52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Manhunt! (1947) 11
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #26
    Marvel Family (1945) 26
    • 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 #94
    Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 94
    • REMAINDERED COPY. Interior tears on first 2 wraps, affects art.
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    "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 #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
  • Issue #76
    Modern Comics (1945) 76
    • Cover glued to first wrap along spine.

    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

    Cover by Sheldon Mayer (credited as Bud Fisher). Stories and art by Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher) and Ted Udall. DC reprints the comic strip that defined the comic strip, featuring the original tall-and-short comedy duo. Also featuring the "topper" strip Cicero's Cat, and other strips from bygone days. Jeff opens a roadside stand on the highway. Mutt buys a used car. Jeff gets a job as a doorman at the Ritz Apartments. Mutt & Jeff; Cicero's Cat; Everything Happens to Harry; Jungle Call. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #138
    New Funnies (1942 TV Funnies) 138
  • Issue #49
    Our Gang Comics (1943 Dell) 49
  • Issue #81
    Police Comics (1941) 81
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. .5" Spine split from top.
    • 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.