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Comic books October 1948

  • Issue #5
    4Most Vol. 7 (1948) Four Most 5
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Dick Cole (art by Jim Wilcox), Lem the Grem, Edison Bell, Boitram the Boiglar, and the Cadet featuring Kit Carter. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #139
    Ace Comics (1937) 139

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    36 pages including covers Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #125
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 125
    Published Oct 1948 by DC.

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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. The Modern Nostradamus starring Superman and Lex Luthor, art by Al Plastino. Man Against Manhunter starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Phoney Pitchman starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. Captain Tootsie ad, art by C. C. Beck. The Reluctant Annie Oakley starring Vigilante, pencils by Jerry Robinson, inks by Mort Meskin. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #133
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 133

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    Cover pencils by Al Wenzel. Superboy's Report Card, pencils by Al Wenzel; Since the truant officer wants Superboy to go to school, he has to pass through all the grades in one day, in order not to jeopardize his secret identity. The Red, White and Blue Arrow starring Green Arrow, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp. The Great White Whale starring Aquaman, script by Otto Binder, art by John Daly. Concert of Crimes starring Johnny Quick, script by Otto Binder, art by Mort Meskin. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Airboy Comics Vol. 05 (1948 Hillman) 9
  • Issue #102
    All American Comics (1939) 102
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0709082002

    Listed as scarce in Overstreet. Cover art by Alex Toth. The Bridge of Peril starring Johnny Thunder, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Alex Toth. The Saboteurs of Science starring Dr. Mid-Nite, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. The Man in the Mill starring The Black Pirate, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. The Convention Crooks starring Green Lantern, script by John Broome, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bob Oksner; Green Lantern and Doiby face an apparent group of fun-loving conventioneers whose idea of a good time is to rob other convention goers. The Strangest War in History text story by John Broome [as John Osgood]. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 43
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465404013
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    • 3 1/2" cumulative insect cover damage along top edge of spine.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing first wrap. Interrupts art and story. Tape on spine.

    Justice Society of America battle a giant robot in "The Secret of the Golden Universe!" Script by John Broome, pencils by Irwin Hasen (chapter 1) and Arthur Peddy (chapters 2 and 3); inks by Bob Oksner (chapters 1 and 3) and Bernard Sachs (chapter 2). Back-up story, "Johnny Peril's Surprise Story!" Two-page text story, "Messengers From Space." Robot cover. Hasen cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 22, Issue 10
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 22, Issue 10

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    October 1948. Cover by James B. Settles. Stories by Rog Phillips, Berkeley Livingston, Sidney Austen, Howard Browne, and Alexander Blade. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John, H.W. McCauley, Bill Terry, Malcolm Smith, and Arnold Kohn. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 152 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Year 1949, Month 10/11
    American Cartoonist Magazine (1947 American Cartoonist Association) Year 1949, Month 10/11

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    Volume 2, Issue 7 - October/November 1948. Cover by Grundeen. Magazine produced by the American Cartoonists Association showcasing talents cartoonists and artist. 34 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Volume 31, Issue 10
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    American Girl (1942) Volume 31, Issue 10
    Tags: Archie

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    Volume 31, Issue 10 - October 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 #16
    Animal Antics (1946) 16
    Published Oct 1948 by DC.

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    Edited by F. W. Ellsworth (credited) and Bernie Breslauer (actual). Cover art by Otto Feuer. Stories by Otto Feuer, Martin Naydel, 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, Goofy Goose, Eager Beaver, Custer Cat and Cheesy the Mouse, and Presto Pete. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Archie (1943) 34

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    Cover art by Al Fagaly. "The Hair Raiser," pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Ray Gill; Mr. Weatherbee visits the Andrews household to have a chat with Archie's parents and his toupee becomes the subject of Archie's antics. "Roughing It!", pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Ray Gill; Archie, Jughead, Betty, and Veronica go on a picnic and finds themselves in the usual trouble. Wilbur ad. Archie Puzzle Page by Joe Edwards. "Auld Lang Syne," pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Ray Gill; When Archie's antics lead Miss Grundy to retire, the gang decides to give her a nice sendoff to convince her to stay. Archie Puzzle Page by Red Holmdale. "Artists & Models," art by Samm Schwartz; Paynton Daub, a cartoonist, hires Betty and Veronica to model (and fight) for his latest story. "My Sun! My Sun!", pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Ray Gill; Mr. Andrews tries to enjoy the sun, but has trouble finding a place to sit. Hollywood Tattle Tales article. Archie's Hollywood Quiz Page by Red Holmdale. Introduction of Dilbert in "It's An Ill Wind," pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Ray Gill; When Mr. Weatherbee gives Dilly the afternoon off, Archie kisses up to Mr. Weatherbee to get the same treatment. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 42, Issue 2
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 42, Issue 2

    October, 1948. Volume 42, Issue 2. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Authentic Police Cases (1948) 5

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    Cover art by Bob Lubbers. The Couple Who Came to Kill! (or The Case of the Whispering Bride). The Red Desperado, art by Gus Ricca; An escaped desperado is hunted by a posse of eight men with dogs. Case 1: Master Forgers--Science Corners the Criminals!, script and art by Jack Cole. Murder Fumbles a Doublecross, inks by Bernard Sachs; An antique dealer reports an emerald stolen and frames a released convict for the theft. The Phantom of Marco's Villa, art by Ralph Mayo; The ghost of Nancy's murdered father shows her where his money was hidden. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Barnyard Comics (1944) 20

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  • Issue #94
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 94
    • Water damage. Rusty staples.
  • Issue #21
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 21
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    • Minor staple rust.

    Cover by Al Bryant. Featuring: 12 page Blackhawk story "A Destiny Written In Blood By Satana" drawn by Al Bryant (?); 11 page Blackhawk story "Traps For the Unwary" drawn by Reed Crandall; 8 page Chop Chop story "The Sapphire In the Soup" drawn by Bill Ward; 2 page text story "South Pole Mission" (Hendrickson identified as a Dutchman in this story); 14 page Blackhawk story "The Fortress of Surratt" drawn by Reed Crandall. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 5

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  • Issue #42
    Boy Comics (1942) 42

    Crimebuster (2 stories, one with art by Norman Maurer). Charles cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 29

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    The Case of the Silent Commando, pencils by Jack Kirby; Brooklyn gets Laryngitis and can't help with the Commandos. The City at the Center of the Earth, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; The Commandos search for the lost city of Centropolis on the ocean floor. Willy humor page by Phil Berube. Louis Braille biography. Swastika Over New York!, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie; Leftover Nazis are committing robberies in New York! Jerry the Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Brenda Starr Vol. 2 (1948 Four Star) 5

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    Brenda Starr in "The Washington Story," "Decision Deferred," and "Saint or Sinner" by Dale Messick. True Western Justice back-up story, "His Deal Was Death!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Brick Bradford (1948) 6

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    "Caught in the Act," "The March of Doom," "Robot on the Rampage," "In the hands of the Enemy," "Brick Turns the Tables," "Torpedo Attack," "The Harsh Tramp of Death," and "Triumph Over Terror!" Robot cover (art by Alex Schomburg?). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Buzzy (1944) 21
    Tags: Archie
    Published Oct 1948 by DC.
    • Water damage.
  • Volume 55, Issue 1
    California Pelican (1903-1988 A.S.U.C) Volume 55, Issue 1

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    Volume 55, Issue 1 - October 1948. University of California, Berkeley student magazine, published from 1903 to 1988. Features cartoons, articles, and advertisements for local business. 8-in. x 11-in., 40 pages, Text (with B&W images) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    Calling All Kids (1946) 21
  • Issue #6
    Candy (1947 Quality) 6

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    Cover by Harry Sahle. Stories by unknown. Art by Harry Sahle and unknown. Candy stars in four untitled stories. Plus: Rims in an untitled story co-starring Emerson Griggs and Mr. Bennett. And: Jitters in an untitled story co-starring Bugs, Mr. Kroft, Mrs. Green and Mrs. Haggles. Also: Pixy in 1-page untitled story co-starring Tuffy O'Toole and Uncle Louie. Plus: Candy in 2-page text story "The Witch of Sark"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Captain Easy (1947) 14

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    Comic strip reprints. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 89
    • Heavy oxidation to cover edges.
    • Extra staples, centerfold detached.

    "Captain Marvel Faces Fear," "Captain Marvel's Melancholia," "Captain Marvel and the Pride of Mr. Morris," and "Captain Marvel Fights Silent Sound." Two-page Jon Jarl text story, "World of Titans" by Eando Binder. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear With Invisible Light" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #66
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 66

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  • Issue #31
    Cindy Comics (1947) 31
    Published Oct 1948 by Timely.

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  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 052 The House of Seven Gables (1948) 1
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, both covers completely detached. PRINTING ERROR. Only one staple.

    The House of Seven Gables, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 53, 10/48). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Classics Illustrated 052 The House of Seven Gables (1948) 2

    The House of Seven Gables, 2nd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 89). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Classics Illustrated 052 The House of Seven Gables (1948) 4

    The House of Seven Gables, 4th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 142). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Club "16" (1948) 3

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  • Issue #2
    Complete Mystery (1948) 2

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  • Issue #7
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 7
  • Issue #4
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 1 (1948) 4
  • Issue #68
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 68
  • Issue #4
    Crime Fighters (1948 Marvel) 4

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  • Issue #4
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 4
    • Water damage.

    "The Rise and Fall of the Four Genna Brothers," "Charlie Birger, Ruler of the Rackets," "Thomas Dun...Fiend of a Thousand Forms!", "Comicrimes," "Henry Plummer, Virginia City Renegade," and "William Garner, The Florida Fox!" Two page text story, "Murderer's Mirth!" Astute collectors seek pre-code comics featuring transvestism, hypodermic needles, "injury to eye" panels, and other oddball story devices. In this issue, a double dose of transvestism occurs. In "Thomas Dun," Dun dresses up like a woman a couple of times to trick his intended victims. And in "William Garner, The Florida Fox," Garner dresses like a woman in an attempt to evade police. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Crime Reporter (1948) 3

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  • Issue #3
    Crimes by Women (1948) 3

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  • Issue #20
    Dagar Desert Hawk (1948) 20

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  • Issue #4
    Desperado (1948 Lev Gleason) 4

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    Cover art by Charles Biro. The Reno Brothers - The Four Horsemen of Horror!, art by Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje]. Hank Plummer, art by Fred Kida; The lead-slinging ruler of one of the most vicious gangs ever to prey on innocent prospectors. Doc Halliday, art by Ed Moore; Doc reached a fame that few gun-toters of the old west have equaled. Joe Rock - He Kept the Gravediggers Busy text story, art by George Tuska. Wes Hardin, art by Fred Guardineer. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #140
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 140

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    Riddler cover story & 1st appearance. Batman and Robin star in "The Riddler." Robotman stars in "Robotman's Double Trouble!" Slam Bradley stars in "Dog For a Day!" The Boy Commandos star in "The Dictator From Alcatraz!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 10

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    Untitled Dick Tracy story. The Iron Man back-up story (art by Bill Ely). Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 53, Issue 2
    Dime Western Magazine (1932 pulp) Volume 53, Issue 2

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    October 1948. Western adventure novels "He Bought the Law'" by Thomas Thompson and "Beware the Boothill Drummer!" by John Jo Carpenter. Novelette "Here's Dirt in Your Face!" by Clifton Adams. Short stories by George C. Appell, Tom W. Blackburn, and Frank Bonham. A few illustrations. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 98 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #62
    Don Winslow of the Navy (1943 Fawcett) 62

    Don Winslow in "The Return of the American," "Foul Fisticuffs," and an untitled story. Shipwreck Jones and Seaweed Sam in "Singing Seamen." One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear With Invisible Light" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Dotty (1948) 37
    Published Oct 1948 by Ace Magazines.

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  • Issue #3
    Famous Crimes (1948) 3

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    "Geo. Sitts" (art by Louis Ravielli), "Bobby Webb, the Chicago Terror," and Jack Hammer in "The Handsome Hi-Jacker." Two electrocution stories and injury-to-eye story used in Seduction of the Innocent. Cover price $0.10.