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Comic books September 1948

  • Vol. 37 #2
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 37 #2

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  • Vol. 21 #3
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 21 #3

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  • Issue #138
    Ace Comics (1937) 138
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    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 race against time on a motorbike; Historical strip Fighting Americans profiles Western legend Buffalo Bill. 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.

  • Vol. 17 #2
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  • Vol. 19 #4
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 19 #4

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  • Issue #1NN
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    No Number - 8 pages.

  • Issue #124
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 124
    Published Sep 1948 by DC.

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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. A Superman of Doom, art by Al Plastino. Wheaties ad with Ewell Blackwell. The Hot Car Mob starring Federal Agent, art by Ed Moore. Mimic's Magic starring Zatara, art by William F. White. Ads for Gang Busters #5 and Mr. District Attorney #5. Case of the Crooked Rock starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Ad for Supermen of America Club. The Lonesome Kangaroo starring Vigilante, script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Jerry Robinson, inks by Mort Meskin. Ad for Superman serial from Columbia Pictures. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 19 #1
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  • Sep 1948
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Sep 1948

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  • Issue #132
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 132
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Label #420-AA-014

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Superboy -- Super-Cowboy, script by Bill Finger, art by Al Wenzel. The Aquagirl starring Aquaman, script by Otto Binder, art by John Daly; Millionaire Mark Windham sees a beautiful mermaid and asks Aquaman to help him find her again. The Impossible Alibi starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Sir Butch of Beeler's Alley starring Shining Knight, script by Don Cameron, art by Chuck Winter; 1st return of Shining Knight to King Arthur time; origin of Sir Butch. The Phantom Formula starring Johnny Quick, script by William Woolfolk, art by Mort Meski. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 1
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split through cover and all wraps with deterioration. Brittleness

    Cover art by Edvard Moritz. The Werewolf Strikes, script by Frank Belknap Long, art by Edvard Moritz; They captured a timber wolf, but it was instead a Werewolf! The Living Ghost, script by Frank Belknap Long, art by Fred Guardineer; Malveo, Satan's first lieutenant, lives and is looking for a Queen. The Painted Grave text story. It Walked By Night, art by Max Elkan. The Castle of Otranto--Tell Me A Ghost Story, script by Frank Belknap Long, art by Al Ulmer; adapted from novel by Horace Walpole. The Vengeful Specter of Lord Tyrone--True Ghosts of History, art by Edvard Moritz. Haunted House, art by King Ward. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 30 #6
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  • Vol. 5 #8
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 5 #8

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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Airboy story (untitled) written by Dick Wood and penciled by Fred Kida, "The Flying Fool" starring Link Thorne (uncredited), "The Heap" written by (uncredited) and penciled by Leonard Starr, "Old Buckskin" (uncredited), "The First Man" 2 page text story (uncredited), "Nice Hunting" 1 page humor comic strip by Jules Steiner, and "The King of Lower California" (uncredited). 48 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #101
    All American Comics (1939) 101

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    Listed as scarce in Overstreet. Cover art by Alex Toth. Masquerade at Mesa City starring Johnny Thunder, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Alex Toth. Case of the Talking Shadows starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by John Broome, art by Rudolph Palais; Dr. Mid-Nite investigates mysterious shadow men who have robbed a jewelry festival, and is drawn to a silhouette show run by the Great Ludwig. Chewing Gum--Everything Happens to Harry, script and art by Ed Wheelan. The Ship That Sailed the Hills starring The Black Pirate, art by Howard Purcell. Crimes from a Cardboard Box 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.

  • Vol. 2 #5
    All American Football Magazine (1938-1953 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 2 #5

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  • Vol. 2 #6
    All American Football Magazine (1938-1953 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 2 #6

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  • Issue #13
    All Top Comics (1945 Fox) 13

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    Stories and art by Alec Hope, Gregory Page, Jack Kamen and Matt Baker. Cover by Jack Kamen. A collection of adventure and superhero comics from Fox Feature Syndicate. Jungle warrior Rulah receives a blow to the head that gives her amnesia, and she unwittingly helps rustle cattle; Blue Beetle's reporter girlfriend Joan tracks a redheaded woman who's being controlled by a sinister hypnotist; Phantom Lady encounters a plot to burn down supposedly fireproof buildings. Featuring art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. Rulah: The Ravishing Rustler!; Jo-Jo: Adventure of Darkness; The Sinister Safari; Blue Beetle: The Nightmare of Blood; Tropical Topics; Phantom Lady: The Fire Fiend. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 22 #9
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 22 #9

    September 1948. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Stories by John C. Ross, Samuel F. Roeca, and Richard S. Shaver. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John (2 stories) and Rod Ruth. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 152 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1948FALL
    Amazing Stories Quarterly Reissue (1940-1951 Ziff-Davis) Collected Pulp 1948FALL

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    All issues in this series consist of three remaindered/coverless copies of unsold Amazing Stories (not reprints) re-bound together by Ziff-Davis into a single thick volume with new outer cover art.

  • Vol. 31 #9
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    Volume 31, Issue 9 - September 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 #297
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  • Issue #3
    Annie Oakley (1948 Atlas) 3

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    Annie in "Caught Nappin' Kidnappin'," "A Trifle Ruffled," and "Horse Play!" Lana Lane back-up story, "The Road To Romance!" Two-page text story, "Would You Lend Me...." Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 327 #3
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 327 #3

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  • Issue #3
    Arkham Sampler SC (1948) 3
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Summer 1948, Vol. 1 Issue 3. H.P. Lovecraft, Stories by Robert Bloch, Leah Bodine Drake and others. Softcover 100 Pages No illos.

    The Arkham Sampler was an American fantasy and horror fiction magazine first published in Winter 1948. The headquarters was in Sauk City, Wisconsin. The magazine, edited by August Derleth, was the first of two magazines published by Arkham House. It was published on a quarterly basis. The cover design was prepared by Ronald Clyne and was printed in alternating colors for the eight quarterly issues. Each issue had a print run of 1,200 copies with the exception of the Winter 1949 "All Science-Fiction Issue", of which 2,000 copies were printed. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #7
    Arkham Sampler SC (1948) 7
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust with migration.

    Summer 1949, Vol. 2, Issue 3 (whole number 7). Works by Ray Bradbury and Jules Verne.

    The Arkham Sampler was an American fantasy and horror fiction magazine first published in Winter 1948. The headquarters was in Sauk City, Wisconsin. The magazine, edited by August Derleth, was the first of two magazines published by Arkham House. It was published on a quarterly basis. The cover design was prepared by Ronald Clyne and was printed in alternating colors for the eight quarterly issues. Each issue had a print run of 1,200 copies with the exception of this Winter 1949 "All Science-Fiction Issue", of which 2,000 copies were printed. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 8 #6
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  • Vol. 42 #1
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 42 #1
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
    • Interior complete. Full length spine split. Glue at spine

    September, 1948. Volume 42, Issue 1. Cover by Chesley Bonestell. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Authentic Police Cases (1948) 4
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    • 6" spine split from bottom.
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    • Interior is complete. Missing back cover, front cover detached.

    Cover art by Bob Lubbers? The Two-Gun Terror of Mohawk Valley--An Authentic Crime Case; Sutherland hated all police and blazed a ruthless trail of death for anyone who dared to oppose him. Kid Dropper, Manhattan's Mad Mobster--An Authentic Gang War Story; A gangster with the heart of a snake and the soul of a monster. Madman of Moon Street starring K-9, art by Ernie Hart; A girl is killed at night by a madman with rabies. How the "Masked Blackjack", art by Paul Gattuso. Murder On Ice--An Authentic Crime Saga of the Northwest Mounted Police; A Mountie tracks down a coldblooded assassin in the frozen wastes of British Columbia. 36 pgs. $0.10. NOTE: This strong cover is signed "Bee," which could possibly be famous bondage artist Eric Stanton, as Stanton is known to have used the pseudonym "John Bee." However, we cannot verify this. This issue did come out in 1948, and Stanton began his professional career in '47. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Barker (1946) 9
    Published Sep 1948 by Quality.

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    Edited by George E. Brenner. Cover by Klaus Nordling. Stories Klaus Nordling, Joe Millard, and Gwen Hansen. Whimsical circus tales with clowns and other trappings of the big top, including Carnie Calahan as The Barker! 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
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  • Issue #48
    Batman (1940) 48
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1948 by DC.
    • 6" cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached and anchored with extra staple. Staples added (not manufacturing).
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • REMAINDERED COPY. INCOMPLETE. Piece missing from first page (affects art and story). From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
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    • 7.5" cumulative spine split, cover detached.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. "The Fowls of Fate!", pencils by Jim Mooney (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; Upset with his recent failures in crime, the Penguin breaks out of prison again and vows to no longer use birds in his crimes. Wheaties ad with Bob Elliott. "The 1,000 Secrets of the Batcave!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jim Mooney (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; Wolf Brando has escaped from jail and makes his way to Wayne Manor; He finds the ultimate secret, the Batcave, and tries to escape via the Batmobile. One-page Daffy & Doodle story by Lit-Win. "There She Blows: Whales and Whaling" text story, art by Raymond Perry. Scribbly comic book ad. Untitled Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "Crime from Tomorrow!", pencils by Jim Mooney (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; A gang of "men from the future" has started committing crimes across Gotham and the Dynamic Duo suspect that the people responsible might be connected to the "World of the Future" Fair. Dale Evans Comics ad. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #528
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #529
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #530
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #531
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 1 #9
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  • Vol. 2B #4
    Best Sports (1937-1951 Manvis/Atlas News) Pulp Vol. 2B #4

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    Published by Manvis Publications Cover price $0.20.

  • Sep 1948
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  • Issue #93
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 93
  • Vol. 1 #3
    Big Sports Magazine (1948 Exclusive Detective Stories/Atlas News) Pulp Vol. 1 #3

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    Published by Exclusive Detective Stories, Inc. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 25 #1
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 25 #1

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    The Black Bat in "The Lying Killer" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "I Can't Stand Blood" by Jules Archer; "Death Needs a Key" by Nels Leroy Jorgensen; "Big Target" by Roger Fuller; "The Murder Obsession" by Wayland Rice; "Idea for Murder" by Robert Sidney Bowen; "The Widower" by Sam Merwin Jr.; "Who's That Knocking?" by Hal White; and "Thubway Tham's Deed of Mercy" by Johnston McCulley. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 144 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #13
    Black Cat Comics (1946 Harvey) 13

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    Edited by Leon Harvey. Cover by Lee Elias. Stories by Lee Elias and Alfred Andriola. Mystery and adventure tales starring such characters as Kerry Drake, Danny Dixon, and the Black Cat, an action hero and skilled martial artist who uses a lasso and rope. Bio of Lee Elias with photo. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
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  • Sep 1948
    Black Mask (1920-1951 Pro-Distributors/Popular) Black Mask Detective Pulp Sep 1948

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    Sept 1948. Cover by Peter Stevens. Detective and mystery stories by H. H. Stinson "Murder is a Pleasure", D. L. Champion, John H. Knox, R. M. F. Joses, John D. MacDonald "The Case of the Carved Model", Terry O. K. Burleson, and Barry Cord. 7" x 9 1/2"; black and white; 130 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #24
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 24
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Interior page tear seal. Centerfold detached.
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    • Cover coming loose at staples, centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust with migration, 2.5" cumulative spine split.

    Edited by Ned Pines. Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories by Mort Meskin, Jerry Robinson, William McClellan, George Roussos, Ralph Mayo, Chuck Stanley, and Donald Boyne Hobart. Action-packed tales featuring such characters as the Crime Professor and the Black Terror, a super strong super-hero. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Blackstone, the Magician (1948) 4

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    Blonde Phantom Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Blaze Carson (1948) 1

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  • Issue #1
    Blazing West (1948) 1
    • 1" spine split from bottom.

    Untitled Injun Jones story, art by Ed Moritz; Origin story of the white Indian, Injun Jones. Untitled Buffalo Belle story, art by Max Elkan; With the Sheriff wounded by Red Carver, Buffalo Belle becomes Deputy and leads the posse. The Tenderfoot, art by Paul Cooper; Her fosterfather left half the ranch to Marge and the other half to an Easterner, the Tenderfoot. Untitled Powder River Pete story, art by Gordon Wright. Untitled Texas Tim, Ranger story. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Blonde Phantom (1946) 19

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  • Issue #7
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 7