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Comic books September 1948

  • Vol. 23 #136
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  • Issue #52
    Two Complete Detective Books (1939-1954 Fiction House) Pulp 52

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  • Issue #4
    Underworld (1948 D.S. Pub.) 4
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects art and story.
  • Issue #1948
    United Presents Curly Kayo (1948) 1948

    Fall 1948. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #96
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 96
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  • Issue #4
    Wambi, Jungle Boy (1942 Fiction House) 4
    • Tearing at staples.
    • Cover detached and Centerfold detached.

    Art by Henry Kiefer and others. Cover by Henry Kiefer. Jungle hero Wambi is a boy who can talk to animals, including his friends Tawn the elephant and Ogg the ape. The series resumes after a five-year hiatus. A prince's jungle safari offers a golden opportunity to his vizier, who wants to do away with him; A colonial commissioner finds trouble when trying to return a native treasure to its rightful owners; The origin of Wambi retold. Beware the Fanged Furies; How Wambi Came To the Jungle; Wambi; Spoor of the Tuskers' Graveyard; The Valley of Whispering Drums. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 40 #6
    Weird Tales (1923-1954 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 40 #6

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    Sept 1948. Cover by Lee Brown Coye. Horror and supernatural stories by Ray Bradbury ("Fever Dream"), August Derleth, Allison V. Harding, Dorothy Quick, Harold Lawlor, Stanton A. Coblentz, Snowden T. Herrick, Edmond Hamilton, Eric Frank Russell, Peter Phillips, and Mary Elizabeth Counselman. 6 3/4-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 96 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 69 #3
    West (1926-1953 Doubleday) Pulp Vol. 69 #3

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  • Vol. 26 #3
    Western Aces (1934-1949 Ace) Pulp Vol. 26 #3

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  • Vol. 12 #6
    Western Action Novels Magazine (1936-1960 Columbia) 1st Series Pulp Vol. 12 #6

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  • Issue #60
    Western Killers (1948) 60

    In order of appearance: "Sam Bass, The Kind-Hearted Killer, The Three Bullets!"; "Tom Horn, Murder Is My Business!"; and "Eddie the Duke, The Midwest Czar of Murder". "Death Stalks the Dawn" text story reprinted in Murder Incorporated (1948 1st Series) #13 and March of Crime (1950 Fox) #7. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Western Outlaws (1948 Fox) 17

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    Numbering continues from Junior (1947) #16. In order of appearance: "The Rattlersville Terror, Outlaw Sheriff" art by Jack Kamen; "The Grim Record of Zwing Hunt and Billy Grounds, The Rustling Deathmen!"; "Tricky Min..A Wild Gal of the West."; "Teen Toons", "Teen-Toons", and "Teen Tee Heez" by Martin Filchock; "Inspector Roc's Felony Files, Death and the Devil Pills" art by Alvin C. Hollingsworth, reprinted as "Death and the Devil..." in Ghostly Weird Stories (1953) #122; "Time to Kill! Murder Strikes at Midnight!"; and "Telltale Trail of Terror, The Iodine Trail!". "Call a Man a Thief" text story reprinted in Hoot Gibson Western (1950) #3. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 219 #5
    Western Story Magazine (1919-1949 Street & Smith) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 219 #5

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  • Issue #4809
    What About The Comic Books? (1948 magazine article) 4809

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    What About The Comic Books (1948), by Sidonie Matsner Gruenberg, is a magazine article published in Woman's Day. Are the comic books vicious trash, a crime agaisnt children? Are the comic books mordern folk tales, much like the approved classics? Across the land, these publications have stirred up a fierce storm of controversy. In this article the director of the Child Study Association of America weighs the pros and cons of comic books. Photography by Myron Ehrenberg. 8 pages, black and white cover with photos and illustrations, 8.25-in x 11-in.

  • Issue #101
    Whiz Comics (1940) 101
    Published Sep 1948 by Fawcett.

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  • Issue #1
    Whodunit (1948 DS Publishing) 1

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  • Issue #3
    Wild Western (1948) 3
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Davis Crippen ("D" Copy). Scuffing to inner well of slab.
    • Label #0781728005
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    First issue (continues from "Wild West"). Syd Shores cover and art. Two-Gun Kid stars in "Guns Bark in Batesville!" Tex Taylor stars in "Rustler's Gold Means Hot Lead!" Arizona Annie stars in "Annie Rides the Owl Hoot Trail." Tex Morgan stars in "Draw, Killer, or Die!" The Sheriff stars in "Law Comes in Greased Holsters!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 11 #3
    Wings (1928-1953 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 11 #3

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  • Issue #97
    Wings Comics (1940) 97
    • Cover detached at both staples.

    Cover by Bob Lubbers. Edited by J.F. Byrne and William R. Shelton. Stories and art by Bob Lubbers, Lee Elias, George Evans, John Celardo and Maurice Whitman. Aviation-themed adventure, combat and history tales from pioneering comics publisher Fiction House. Reporter Jane Martin pursues murderous jewel smugglers in Holland; Mr. Pupin, a Bond-like villain who always carries a pet ferret, plans to steal an experimental American bomber, and only Captain Wings can stop him; The Phantom Falcon pursues a bank-robbing fighter plane that shoots a deadly electric beam. Captain Wings; Jane Martin; The Flying Furies; Air Heroes of World War II; Phantom Falcon; Suicide Smith; Ghost Squadron. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Witness (1948 Marvel) 1
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #E7482E-022

    The Witness in "I Spoke To a Dead Man," "The Million Dollar Man-Trap," and "Cross-Roads." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Women Outlaws (1948) 2

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    In order of appearance: "Hattie Long, Beautiful Blonde Bandit, The Cursed Cayuse"; "Belle Starr, She Sold Her Soul to Satan"; "Killer at Large" reprinted in Startling Terror Tales (1953-54 2nd Series) #6 and Shock Detective Cases (1952) #20; "Shanghai Mary, Wild Gal of the West, The Sailor's Haven"; "Little Rick, Wild Gal of the West"; "Poker Annie, A Wild Gal of the West"; and "Trigger Tess, A Wild Gal of the West.". "A Slug for the Sheriff" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 31
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Harry G. Peter. "The Shrinking Formula," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Shrunken to miniscule size and hunted by thugs, Wonder Woman races to complete an enlarging formula to save herself and her friends. "The Planet of Plunder," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Wonder Woman faces a gauntlet of trials to rescue the Holliday Girls, caught in a coup in the republic of Neptunia. Wonder Women of History: four-page Jenny Lind bio, art by Paul Reinman. Two-page text story, "You Name It" by Lee Goldsmith. "The Racketeer of Magic," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; A charlatan posing as a magician from the future uses an Amazon invention to determine how best to outwit Wonder Woman. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    World's Finest (1941) 36
    Published Sep 1948 by DC.

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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Lois Lane, Sleeping Beauty, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Wayne Boring; a playwright named Blanding tries to kill himself after a poor review, but Superman stops him. Doctor Fatty and Mr. Hyde, art by Howard Sherman. The Legion of Death-Cheaters starring Boy Commandos, script by George Kashdan, art by Curt Swan. Casey The Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Crime For a Hobby starring Green Arrow, script by Ed Herron, art by George Papp. Mystery Man of Death Valley starring Walter Scott. Mayor of the Muggs starring Zatara, script by Joe Samachson, art by William F. White. Scramble Language text story. Ship of Destiny starring Batman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris. 76 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1
    Youthful Romances (1949-52 Pix) 1

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    Cover art by Walter Johnson. "My True Love," script by Gloria Buffetti, art by Walter Johnson; Secretary Brenda spends her savings on a vacation at a fashionable resort in Maine; She dates Bill, but later becomes infatuated with wealthy artist Paul. "The Loves of Harriet," script by Gloria Buffetti, art by Charles "Pop" Payne; Hairdresser Harriet fantasizes about romances with the husbands and boyfriends of her customers; When shes selected "Miss Subway," shes suddenly confronted by numerous suitors, but picks the young man who chose her for the ad campaign. "Heatbreak for Judy" text story. "I Thought Beauty Was Everything," script by Mary Lou Apter, art by Cy Heusing; Faith marries John and they move to his heavily-mortgaged family plantation, "Roselands"; Faith grows roses and earns enough to pay off the mortgage; However, Johns ex-girlfriend Diane returns and makes a play for him. "And They Lived Happily Ever After," script by Gloria Buffetti, art by Charles Payne; College student Sue loses her boyfriend Tom to the vain and flirtatious Jean; Tom wins the class presidency thanks to Sues campaign efforts on his behalf, but Jean takes the credit. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Zago Jungle Prince (1948) 1
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2000794014

    In order of appearance: "Zago Jungle Prince"; "Tony Luck, Jet Junction!" art by Robert Webb, retitled and reprinted with alterations from "Lucky Wings, Japs and Jets", which is reprinted in Jerry Iger's Golden Features (1986) #3 and Wings Comics (1997) #1; "Blue Beetle, The Cobra's Kiss!"; and "Plaid Clad Terror!! Orgy Of Death!". "Poky Ridge Gold" text story reprinted in Hoot Gibson Western (1950) #6. Indicia states "ZAGO". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #7
    Zane Grey's Western Magazine (1946-1954 Dell) Pulp Vol. 2 #7

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