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Comic books September 1948

  • Issue #138
    Ace Comics (1937) 138

    The Katzenjammer Kids, the Phantom, Henry, Jungle Jim (by Alex Raymond), Teddy and Sitting Bull, Brick Bradford, Blondie, and the Lone Ranger. 36 pages including covers Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #124
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 124
    Published Sep 1948 by DC.
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    • Cover detached at one staple.

    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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • 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. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 1

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    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.

  • Issue #8
    Airboy Comics Vol. 05 (1948 Hillman) 8

    September 1948. 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.

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

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    Rulah Jungle Goddess in "The Ravishing Rustler," Phantom Lady in "The Fire Fiend," Jo-Jo Congo King in "Adventure of Darkness," and Blue Beetle in "The Nightmare of Blood!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 22, Issue 9
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 22, Issue 9

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    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.

  • Volume 31, Issue 9
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    American Girl (1942) Volume 31, Issue 9
    Tags: Archie

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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 #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.

  • Issue #3
    Arkham Sampler SC (1948) 3

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    Autumn 1948 Third Issue of Literary Magazine with Story by H.P. Lovecraft, Stories by Robert Bloch, Leah Bodine Drake and others. Softcover 100 Pages No illos. Cover price $1.00.

  • Volume 42, Issue 1
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 42, Issue 1
    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    September, 1948. Volume 42, Issue 1. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Authentic Police Cases (1948) 4

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    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 #48
    Batman (1940) 48
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1948 by DC.

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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Fowls of Fate! starring Batman and The Penguin, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Charles Paris. The Fowls of Fate! starring Batman and The Penguin, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Charles Paris. The 1,000 Secrets of the Batcave! starring Batman, script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney. There She Blows: Whales and Whaling text article by Raymond Perry. Crime From Tomorrow! starring Batman, art by Jim Mooney. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 93
  • Volume 25, Issue 1
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933 Pulp) Volume 25, Issue 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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  • Volume 32, Issue 1
    Black Mask (1920 Pulp) Volume 32, Issue 1

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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

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    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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    • 2" cumulative spine split with some splitting through wraps.
  • Issue #1
    Blazing West (1948) 1

    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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    • REMAINDERED COPY. INCOMPLETE. Piece missing from first page. Interrupts art and story.
  • Issue #7
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 7
  • Issue #4
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 4
  • Issue #5
    Boots and Her Buddies (1948 Standard) 5

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  • Issue #4
    Brenda Starr Vol. 2 (1948 Four Star) 4

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    Brenda Starr in "Heaven Can Wait," "Washington Merry-Go-Round," and "Love's Labor Not Lost." Used in Seduction of the Innocent, pg. 21. Death Guns back-up story, "Grim Guns of Death!" Jack Kamen cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Buz Sawyer (1948) 2
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  • Issue #68
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 68
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465755001

    Includes: cover art by Charles Nicholas; The Enigma of the Death Doll, art by Nicholas; A Case of Conscience, pencils by Al Avison; My Son Is a Thief starring Sub-Mariner, art by Paul Reinman; Trouble In Grade Five text story; and The Case of Joey Arnold, Pencils by Al Avison. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Captain and the Kids Special Fall Issue (1948) 1

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    Comic strip reprints Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 88

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    "Captain Marvel's Funeral," "Billy Batson's Boyhood," "Captain Marvel and the World's Wildest Man" starring Mr. Tawny, and "Captain Marvel and the Radio Plague." Two-page Jon Jarl text story, "The Menace of the Metal Men" by Eando Binder. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 65
  • Issue #67
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 67

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    Title becomes Sweethearts Vol. 1 (1948-1954) Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 2
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover by Jack Kirby & Joe Simon. Stories by unknown. Art by Tom Golden, Jack Kirby and unknown. Charlie Chan stars in: "Number One Trouble!"; "The Vanishing Jewel Salesman!"; and "Murder on the Midway!" Plus: "The True Story of the Toledo Terror!" and "Hocus-Pocus Hearse"! Also: 2-page text story "The Powder Puff Cop"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1B
    Classics Illustrated 050 Adventures of Tom Sawyer 1B

    Adventures of Tom Sawyer, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. Cited in "Seduction of the Innocent". (HRN 51, 9/48). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1C
    Classics Illustrated 050 Adventures of Tom Sawyer 1C

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    Adventures of Tom Sawyer, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. Cited in "Seduction of the Innocent". Back cover is blue and yellow only. (HRN 51, 9/48). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1A
    Classics Illustrated 051 The Spy (1948) 1A
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    • 5-1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at both staples.

    The Spy, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover, inside back cover has " A Christmas Carol" illustraton. (HRN 51, 9/48). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1B
    Classics Illustrated 051 The Spy (1948) 1B

    The Spy, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover, inside back cover has "The Man in the Iron Mask" illustration. (HRN 51, 9/48). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Comedy Comics (1948 Marvel) 3

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    One page "Hey Look" by Harvey Kurtzman. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 28
    Published Sep 1948 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bob Oksner. The Sinister Countess Hatra, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; The Princess of Pogolana's life is in danger after her father is overthrown by her cousin. When she returns home, only Wonder Woman can save her from death. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith (signed as Bud Fisher). The Treasure of Diaz starring Johnny Peril, script and art by Howard Purcell. The Treasure of Plateau City starring Green Lantern, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Alexander Toth; WXYZ Radio is asked to broadcast Plateau City's centennial of its first gold strike, but a criminal band is on hand to relieve the city of its gold by spreading rumors of a new gold strike! National Thrift Week-Open a Bank Account starring Cotton-Top Katie, script and art by Harry Lampert (signed as Harrielle). The Mystery of the Midway Tunnel starring The Atom, script by Joseph Greene, art by Carmine Infantino. The Flash Concerto, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bernard Sachs. 80 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #14
    Cookie (1946) 14

    Stories by Al Hartley and Bob Wickersham. Art by Al Hartley and Bob Wickersham. Teen hijinks featuring Cookie and his pals, created by legendary animator Dan Gordon. Cookie declares hes swearing off girls for good after the lifeguard fiasco; Pickles takes his pals on a boating excursion, but Debbie realizes Romeo has stolen their rudder, in a story with art by Archies Al Hartley; Cindy discovers the hidden wealth of couch-cushion change. Plus an ad for the Lone Ranger Secret Code 3-Pen Set. Cookie: Danger Curves Ahead; Pickles; Debbie: The Girl Friend; Jitterbuck Jones: Conscience Trouble; Cookie, Typical Boy; Our Kid Sister. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Cowboy Western Comics (1948) 18

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  • Issue #56
    Crack Comics (1940) 56

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    Cover art by Reed Crandall. Gossip Leads To Murder starring Captain Triumph, script by William Woolfolk, art by Reed Crandall; Lance is framed for the murder of a gossip columunist who wrote a story on the engagement of Lance and Kim. The Gorillas and the Pirates starring Inkie. The Wealthy Sandwich Man starring Hack O'Hara, art by Alice Kirkpatrick. Lone Thief Nets Half-Million In Radium starring Pen Miller, script and art by Klaus Nordling. Swami Ben Bimbo starring Beezy, script and art by Bernard Dibble. Billy Billfold starring Inkie, script and art by Al Stahl. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 6

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  • Issue #67
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 67

    "Mike Alex" (art by Dan Barry), "Once There Were Three Killers From Brooklyn" (art by George Tuska), "The End of the Deadly O'Malley Gang" (art by Tony DiPreta), "Edward Small, the Crackpot Inventor," and "Who-Dunnit?" (art by Fred Guardineer). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Crime Reporter (1948) 2

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    Used in "Seduction of the Innocent"--illustration: "Children told me what the man was going to do with the red-hot poker." Stories include "Crime Reporter Nabs Stage Beauty's Killer," "Blue Monk Queers Mob Leader's Murder Alibi," "Police Leaks Traced to Thug in City Jail," "Girl's Captors Killed in Dope Ransom Plot," and "Gen Cache Uncovered Before Mansion Burns." George Tuska art. Matt Baker cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Criminals on the Run (1948) 1

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  • Issue #1
    Dale Evans Comics (1948) 1

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    Dale Evans stars in "Secret of Ghost Town Greed," "Readin', Robin' and Six-Gun 'Rithmetic," and "The Spirit of Annie Oakley!" Sierra Smith, Western Detective stars in "The Case of the Terrified Tenderfoot!" (art by Alex Toth). Captain Tootsie stars in a one-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear With Invisible Light" (by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza). Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.