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Comic books November 1948

  • Vol. 37 #4
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 37 #4

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  • Vol. 22 #4
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 22 #4

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  • Issue #140
    Ace Comics (1937) 140

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    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 seeks an abducted Maharajah; The first issue of the series featuring the Phantom on the cover, as well as an introductory splash page for the character. 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 #3
    Ace Sports (1936-1949 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 17 #3

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  • Vol. 20 #2
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 20 #2

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  • Issue #126
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 126
    Published Nov 1948 by DC.
    • Discounted from $360.00.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1274874001
    • Discounted from $320.00.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0354997023
    • Discounted from $163.00.
    • 2" spine split from bottom. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Al Plastino. Superman on Television, art by Al Plastino. Terror Atop Mt. Machin starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Reggie Strikes It Rich starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. Captain Tootsie ad, art by C. C. Beck. The Secret of the Desert Bandit starring Vigilante, art by Joe Kubert. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 120 #1
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Vol. 120 #1
    • Discounted from $27.00.

    November 1948. Cover by Peter Stevens. "The Code of Captain Corvain" by George Surdez. Other stories by Jim Kjelgaard, Coleman Meyer, Nat McKelvey, Roland Wild, John Hetherington, D. K. Findlay, Frank Richardson Pierce, M. V. Heberden, and Edward Sonnenschein. 7" x 9-1/4" 130 black and white newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #134
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 134

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    Cover art by Al Wenzel. Silver Gloves Sell-Out starring Superboy, art by Al Wenzel; Superboy battles gangsters trying to fix a title fight between school kids. The Banner of the Skull and Bones starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Exiled from the Sea starring Aquaman, script by Otto Binder, art by John Daly. Johnny Quick in the Future, script by Otto Binder, art by Charles Sultan. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Airboy Comics Vol. 05 (1948 Hillman) 10
    • Discounted from $27.00.
    • Discounted from $27.00.
    • Tear to front cover repaired with glue.
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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Dick Wood, Dan Zolnerowich, Maurice Del Bourgo, and Clement Weisbacker. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #57. No issue # on cover; Vol. 5, issue #10 in indicia. Airboy tries to reunite a circus owner with his son, but a redheaded femme fatale is blocking the way. The Heap steps in when a descendant of the tyrant "The Iron Duke" decides to conquer the Heap's homeland. The bandits terrorizing 1800 Bucharest seem to be wolf-men. Airboy; The Flying Fool; The Heap; The Wolf Men of Bucharest; The Pig Stickers; The River Breed. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #103
    All American Western (1948-1952 DC) 103

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    Cover pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Frank Giacoia. The City without Guns starring Johnny Thunder, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Alex Toth. Highlights of Bob Feller's career coupled with a Wheaties ad. Ambush at Eagle Pass featuring Overland Coach, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Frank Giacoia. Ad for Tootsie Roll and Tootsie Pops with Babe Ruth, script and art by C.C. Beck. Sing a Song of Six-Guns starring Minstrel Maverick, art by Bernard Krigstein. Short comic strip couple with an ad for Ingersoll Mickey Mouse Watches, script and art by Bill Williams. Definitions and illustrations for the words bucking and vaquero, also a short item about rattlesnakes, script and art by Martin Naydel. Horses of the Range article by John Broome [as John Osgood]. Ads for Dale Evans Comics # 2 and Western Comics #6. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #3
    All Sports Magazine (1939-1951 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 4 #3

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  • Issue #14
    All Top Comics (1945 Fox) 14

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    Stories and art by George Tukell, Jack Kamen and Matt Baker. Cover by Al Feldstein. A collection of adventure and superhero comics from Fox Feature Syndicate. Rulah encounters the terrifying Walking Death Boy, a pale figure who can cause death with a touch; A female mad scientist is transplanting gorilla brains into hapless humans, turning them into savage beast-people; Phantom Lady encounters a copycat Phantom Lady who's trying to frame her for her crimes. Featuring art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker and a panel (from the Rulah story) that was reprinted in Seduction of the Innocent. Rulah: The White Death!; Jo-Jo: The Doctor of Doom; Jungle Justice; Phantom Lady: The Copy-Cat Killers; Escape That Led to a Terrible Death; Blood Money; Mis-Fit; Neglect Is Crime; Jungle Oddities; Crime Notes. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 22 #11
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 22 #11
    • Discounted from $50.00.
    • 1" Spine split from top.

    November 1948. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Science fiction stories by H.B. Hickey, Chester S. Greier, E.J. Liston, Lee francis, Howard Browne, Berkeley Livingston, and Knut Enferd. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John (2 stories), Virgil Finlay, Rod Ruth, Malcolm Smith, and Draut. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 152 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #28
    America's Best Comics (1942) 28

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  • Vol. 31 #11
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    Volume 31, Issue 11 - November 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 #4
    Annie Oakley (1948 Atlas) 4

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    Annie Oakley in "Female Finery," "Picture Party," and "Big City Blues!" Lana back-up, "Male Make-Up!" Two-page text story, "The Song Hit." One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit" by C.C. Beck. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Vol. 42 #3
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 42 #3
    • Discounted from $47.00.
    • Discounted from $47.00.

    November, 1948. Volume 42, Issue 3. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Authentic Police Cases (1948) 6

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    Cover art by Matt Baker. Human Cat Trapped by Death Gun Slugs starring Antonio Boccadora [The Human Cat], art by Walter Johnson. The Diplomat Who Dabbled in Diamonds starring Detective Pat Carlyle. Smashing the Red Keenan Gang starring Bryan 'Red' Keenan, pencils by Jack Cole. Bullets Blaze the Mounties' Trail; An authentic crime saga of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Fireman Save My Child starring Patrolman Richard Donald. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Avon Fantasy Reader (1947-1952 Avon Book Co.) 8

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    November, 1948. "The Queen of the Black Coast!" Written by Robert E. Howard. Featuring work by Ray Bradbury, Algernon Blackwood, and 'The Temple" by H. P. Lovecraft. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 132pages, Text with B&W illustations. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #49
    Batman (1940) 49
    Published Nov 1948 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris. 1st appearance Mad Hatter and Vicki Vale in "The Scoop of the Century!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Mad Hatter tries numerous robberies while Vicki Vale attempts to prove Batman and Bruce Wayne are the same person. The Prison Doctor!, script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney; A prison doctor must face a trial for his egregious actions. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. The Unknown Rays text story by Joe Samachson (as William Morrison, art by Raymond Perry. Batman's Arabian Nights!, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; Spotting what they think is the Joker's face on an ancient rug, Batman and Robin are sent into Arabia of the past where they meet the Crier, who uses tears, not laughter, to steal from the people of his day. One-page Ozzie story by Phil Berube. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear With Invisible Light" with art by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #5
    Best Western (1935-1949 Western Fiction/Interstate) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 5 #5

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  • Vol. 1 #3
    Big Baseball Stories (1948 Interstate Publishing) Pulp Vol. 1 #3

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  • Issue #95
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 95

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  • Vol. 1 #4
    Big Sports Magazine (1948 Exclusive Detective Stories/Atlas News) Pulp Vol. 1 #4

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    Published by Atlas News Company, Inc. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 25 #2
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 25 #2

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    The Black Bat in "City of Hate" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "I am the Law" by Carroll John Daly; "The Invisible Hand" by Lewis Little; "The Killer and hiks Dead" by Norman A. Daniels; "Mr. Morpho" by Arthur J. Burks; and "Thubway Tham's Perfect Day" by Johnston McCulley. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 144 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #14
    Black Cat Comics (1946 Harvey) 14

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    Edited by Leon Harvey. Cover by Lee Elias. Stories by Lee Elias and Ken Ernst. Mystery and adventure tales starring such characters as Linda Turner, Mary Worth, Danny Dixon, and the Black Cat, an action hero and skilled martial artist who uses a lasso and rope. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 32 #2
    Black Mask (1920-1951 Pro-Distributors/Popular) Black Mask Detective Pulp Vol. 32 #2

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  • Issue #20
    Blonde Phantom (1946) 20

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  • Issue #8
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 8
    • Discounted from $29.00.
    • Discounted from $4.70.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.

    Blondie, Paul Bunyan, Henry, Room and Board, and Just the Type. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 6

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by James Wilcox, Gus Ricca, Milt Hammer, Harry Lazarus, Jack Callahan and Jack Hearne. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #96. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. When Dick Cole discovers gambler Caster is trying to fix an academy football game, Caster takes him captive. Edison Bell and Jerry track a spy with stolen uranium to a deadly midair chase. Blue Bolt discovers evidence of fraud at a new oil pipeline in Texas. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make camping utensils. Dick Cole; Build This Simple Microscope; Easy Cartooning; Blue Bolt; Grover and Bonnie; Bouncin' Betsy; Rick Richards; Edison Bell; Gourd Craft Camping Utensils. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 88 #1
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Vol. 88 #1

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  • Issue #8
    Broncho Bill (1948) 8

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    "A Corral of Crooks," "Fight to the Finish," "Hostages for Hire," and "End of the Trail!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 55 #2
    California Pelican (1903-1988 A.S.U.C) Vol. 55 #2

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    Volume 55, Issue 2 - November 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 #69
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 69

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    Includes: cover art by Charles Nicholas; Weird Tales of the Wee Males by Ken Bald; No Man Is An Island by Bald; A Burial For Benny--Let's Play Detective, art by Al Bellman; The Cleanup text story; and Bargain of Death starring Human Torch. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 90
    • Discounted from $33.50.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Discounted from $28.00.
    • Centerfold detached. Interior page detached but present.
  • Issue #67
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 67

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  • Issue #3
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 3

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    Cover by Jack Kirby (credited as Simon and Kirby). Art by Carmine Infantino and Dick Briefer. Comic-book adventures of the legendary Asian-American detective, notable for their Jack Kirby covers. This series was designed to tie in with the Charlie Chan radio series then airing on the Mutual network. Chan and his son find danger and romance, respectively, while seeking smuggled silk in the North Woods of Canada. Chan investigates a locked-room mystery when a smuggling tycoon is killed by unknown means. Female private eye Keri Krane and her leg-man Andy investigate a murder involving an unfired gun. The Secret of the Smuggled Silk; The Mystery of the Phantom Killer; Charlie Chan; Anchors Aweigh; Hilly Billy; Keri Krane. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 053 A Christmas Carol (1948) 1
    • Discounted from $62.00.
    • Discounted from $57.00.
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Discounted from $57.00.
    • Discounted from $25.00.
    • Cover coming loose at staples.
    • Discounted from $18.50.
    • Cover detached.
    • Discounted from $15.50.

    A Christmas Carol, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. Original and only edition published of this comic. Kiefer cover and art. (HRN 53, 11/48). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
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  • Issue #29
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 29
    Published Nov 1948 by DC.

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    Cover art by Irwin Hasen. The Machine of Schemes, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Wonder Woman and Professor Calculus develop a super-computer thinking machine that can solve complex problems. But the machine is stolen by Crime-Brain Doone, who intends to use it to steal the gold in Fort Knox. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith (signed as Bud Fisher). Cotton-Top Katie story, script and art by Harry Lampert (signed as Harrielle). Situation Wanted, pencils by Lee Elias, inks by Bob Oksner; Needing money to help finance the Gotham Charity Hospital, Green Lantern takes on a series of cases. The Last Man Alive starring The Flash, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Lee Elias, inks by Bernard Sachs. The Movie featuring Leave it to Binky, art by Ken Hultgen. The Lovely Lady starring Johnny Peril, script and art by Howard Purcell. 80 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 8 #2
    Complete Cowboy Novel Magazine (1939-1950 Blue Ribbon Magazines) Pulp Vol. 8 #2

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  • Vol. 21 #2
    Complete Love Magazine (1938-1951 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 21 #2

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  • Vol. 17 #1
    Complete Western Book Magazine (1933-1957 Newsstand) Pulp Vol. 17 #1

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  • Issue #41
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 41
    • Discounted from $28.00.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Discounted from $24.00.
    • Discounted from $16.00.
    • Discounted from $16.00.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Contains Frank Frazetta comic story art and three Frank Frazetta illustrations. Frazetta illustrations appear in seventeen consecutive issues of Coo Coo Comics (1942) (#34-50). Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Supermouse"; "Dodger de Squoil" art by Frank Frazetta; "Adam"; "Tuffy"; "Fatso" story by Hubie Karp, art by Ed Dunn; "Douglas and Duncan" art by Jack Bradbury; "Buster" story by Hubie Karp, art by Gil Turner; "Adam" by Jim Davis; "Punchy the Penguin" story by Hubie Karp, art by Bob Wickersham; "Hubie" and "Ravin' Raven" art by Harris Steinbrook. Illustrated text stories: "Clunky the Elephant: This Unhappy Pachyderm Just Couldn't Jump..." by Betty Cummings, illustration by Frank Frazetta; "The Lamb Who Wanted to Be Somebody: Here's What Happened When Fluffles Met a Wolf!" by Elizabeth Starr, illustration by Frank Frazetta; and "The Showoff: A Boastful Rooster Learns a Good Lesson..." by Uncle Andy, illustration by Frank Frazetta. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Cowboy Western Comics (1948) 19
    • Discounted from $9.60.

    Joe Orlando cover. Contains a Wyatt Earp story. In order of appearance: "Gold" art by Lee Sherman; "Young Jesse James"; "Denver Muss and Bushey Barns" by Clinton Harmon; "Annie Oakley"; "Deadman's Hand" and "Outlaw! Boone Helm" art by Lee Sherman; "Legends of Paul Bunyan" art by Clinton Harmon; "The Adventures of Wyatt Earp, Fighting Marshal" art by Mario DeMarco; "Henry Plummer" art by Lee Sherman; "The Action Packed Story of Wild Bill Hickok"; and "Custer's Last Stand" and "Tecumseh, Chief of the Shawnees"art by Lee Sherman. "Never Judge a Man by His Size" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Crack Comics (1940) 57

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  • Vol. 9 #5
    Crack Detective (1942-1949 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 9 #5

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  • Issue #8
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 8
    • Discounted from $22.50.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Bob Fujitani, Charles Nicholas, John Belfi, Fred Guardineer 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. Con man Bill McClune makes one double-cross too many. Ralph Luther plans seven years for revenge against the baker who sent him up, but the baker pulls a Hansel and Gretel on him. Tony Torio is convicted of murdering an elderly office manager, but it takes five trials, another murder, and six years to bring him to the electric chair. Bill McClune the Double-Crosser; On the Level; Ralph Luther; This'll Kill Ya!; "Death-House" Tony Torio; Crazy Joe Reese; The Skeleton in the Cave. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 69
    • Discounted from $33.00.
    • Discounted from $33.00.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Dan Barry, Fred Guardineer, Claude Moore, Tony DiPreta, Norman Maurer 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. Mr. Crime narrates the tale of John Ross, a phony magician who kills to conceal his cons, in a story with early art by future "Flash Gordon" artist Dan Barry. Tiger Harkness masterminds a daring prison escape by taking the entire parole board hostage, but none of them get far. A story that dares the reader to figure out the killer of gambler Eddie Dyke in 1934 New York. John Ross the Magician; "Tiger" Harkness; On the Level; This'll Kill Ya!; Our Police Hall of Fame; The Gruesome Foursome; Who Dunnit? Murder of Eddie Dyke. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.