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Comic books November 1948

  • Issue #22
    Jeanie Comics (1947) 22

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  • Issue #21
    Jo-Jo Comics (1945) 21
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    In order of appearance: "Jo-Jo Congo King, The Double Double-Cross!"; "The Cowboy and the Cayman! Cowboy Standing on His Pony!"; "The Cowboy and the Cayman! Cowboy Lassoes Cayman in a Shrunken Pool!" reprinted in Ramar of the Jungle (1954) #2; Jo-Jo Congo King, The Meteors From Satan!"; "Our Good Neighbor...The South American Cowbow! Branding Time!" and "Our Good Neighbor...The South American Cowbow! Gaucho of the Past!" reprinted in Ramar of the Jungle (1954) #2; "Jungle-Venture!" art by Alvin C. Hollingsworth; and "Movie Mysteries" by George Gukell. "The Sheriff's Signal!" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 26
    • Cover detached.

    "Joe's Fight Campaign to Find Ann." True-Thrilling Sport Short football back-up story, "Notre Dame vs. Ohio State" (art by Bob Powell). One-page text story, "Captain Tootsie and the Babe Ruth Story" by C.C. Beck. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
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  • Issue #6
    Johnny Hazard (1948 Standard) 6

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    Comic strip reprints by Frank Robbins: "The Girl on the Raft," "A Battle of Wits," "Knockout Gas," "Hijack Racket," and "A Fight is Won!" Robbins cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Joker Comics (1942) 34

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  • Issue #5
    Juke Box Comics (1948) 5

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    Cover by Ed Moore. "Alvino Rey," art by Ed Moore; Young Alvino Rey applies his knowledge of electronics to music. "Lawrence Welk...The Dance at Wizard's Gulch!," art by Jimmy Thompson; Lawrence finds that his band is booked to play in a ghost town. "Randy Brooks," art by Henry C. Kiefer; Randy is forced to choose between music and basketball. "Carmen Cavallaro The Poet of the Piano," art by Al Thompson; Carmen reminisces about some the wacky things that have happened to him. "Charlie Spivak," art by Jerry Fasano; Charlie honors the woman responsible for his tag of "the man plays the sweetest trumpet in the world." Untitled Jivey and Grovy story, art by Mike Roy; The gang goes skiing and meets an egotistical skiing champ. "Sam Donahue," art by Jimmy Thompson; Sam finds an unexpected fill-in whe he goes on a one night stand. A brief account of Duke Ellington's career. "Morey Amsterdam America's First Josh Dickey," art by Jerry Fasano; Morey interviews a horse on his radio show. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #107
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 107
    • Chew.

    Cover art by John Celardo. "Banshee Valley," art by John Celardo; White renegades impersonate the fire god of the B'tongis and demand the B'Tongis act as their raiding force. KaƤnga exposes the impersonations and N'geeso's tribe help route the B'Tongis. Untitled story; Simba takes the prey of Lokko, learning later that Lokko's hunt was part of a leopard adulthood ritual and that Lokko is now banished from his tribe. Untitled story, art by Dan Zolnerowich; The Baxters, treasure hunters, persuade Kim Reagan that his father was driven to suicide by Terry; They then use the distraction created by Kim's accusations to attempt to smuggle diamonds inside palm nut shells. Jungle Journal; The story of the circle of life in the jungle. Untitled story, art by Frank Doyle; Wambi rescues a baby gorilla from a tangle of vines and from hyenas. "Ambush at Dawn" text story. Untitled story, art by Maurice Whitman; Kenyon, a jewel thief, kills a two of a trio of royal siblings and takes their sacred gems; As he is attempting to kill the third, he is confronted by Tabu and the ghosts of his earlier victims. Untitled story, pencils by Matt Baker; Melton frames Camilla for his own looting of the Masais' Temple of Ka; She proves her innocence by capturing Melton with the rest of the treasure. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Kerry Drake Detective Cases (1944) 11

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  • Issue #12
    Kid Eternity (1946 1st Series) 12

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  • Issue #14
    Kilroys (1947) 14

    Stories by Al Hartley, Cal Howard and Milt Gross. Art by Al Hartley, Bob Wickersham and Milt Gross. The Kilroys (Americas Funniest Family!) combined the family humor of the then-new sitcom format with Archie-style teen hijinks featuring Katie, Natch, and pal Solid Jackson. Pops finally claims the car he ordered two years before and gets the runaround from the dealership, in a story thats a real time-capsule of what it was like to buy a new car in 1948; Solid Jackson masquerades as his own mother to get on a You Bet Your Life-style radio show; A classic Count Screwloose caper by Milt Gross. No Bus Like Bess; The Big Cleanup!; Clothes Make the Gang; A Dog's Life!; Kollege Kapers; The Flat Tire; Count Screwloose; The Super-Duper Market; Solid Jackson. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Krazy Komics (1948) 2

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  • Issue #5
    Lawbreakers Always Lose! (1948) 5
    • 1 1/2" spine split from top. Tear on back cover. Chipping.
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  • Vol. 25 #11
    Liberty (1924-1950 Macfadden) Vol. 25 #11

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  • Issue #67
    Lil Abner (1947) 67
    Published Nov 1948 by Harvey.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover art by Al Capp. Li'l Abner and His Narrow Escape, script and art by Al Capp; Daisy Mae returns to Dogpatch. Li'l Abner and the Sadie Hawkins Day Race, script and art by Al Capp; The race is on, and Tiny Mite is after Li'l Abner. Hairless Joe gets upset because Lonesome Polecat decides to participate in the Sadie Hawkins Day race. Wheaties Breakfast of Champions ad starring Tommy Henrich. Touchdown! text story. Li'l Abner Faces the End, script and art by Al Capp; Li'l Abner barely escapes marriage; Lonesome Polecat is caught, scalped and released; He returns to live with Hairless Joe. East Beat Hempstead, art by Bob Powell; Tommy Tween helps win a high school football game. Captain Tootsie and the Babe Ruth Story ad. The Tale of the Tea Shop text story. Fun Parade Joke Books ad. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 6

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    Cover art by John Stanley. Little Lulu Goes Shopping; Alvin gets into all sorts of mischief when Lulu takes him grocery shopping. The Bad Boy; Tubby and Lulu try to get down a piece of bread and jelly stuck to the ceiling in Tub's house. Lost Dog; Tubby is looking for a neighbor's dog named Ting-a-Ling. The Ugly Duckling; Lulu tells Alvin about when she was once the Ugly Duckling. All scripts and art by John Stanley. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Little Orphan Annie (1948 Dell) 3
    • Staples added (not manufacturing).
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story. 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Reprints strips from 9/10/40 to 11/9/40. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 6
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
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    The Lone Ranger and the 'Skeleton', script by Fran Striker, art by Charles Flanders; "The Skeleton," a tall bony figure, seeks revenge on Mr. Harding, who has gone west to build a railroad. Based on the popular Western TV series. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #85
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 85

    52 pages Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 36 #2
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  • Vol. 17 #3
    Love Novels Magazine (1943-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 17 #3
  • Vol. 26 #3
    Love Short Stories (1940-1955 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 26 #3

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  • Issue #112
    Magic Comics (1939) 112

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    Cover by Joe Musial. Edited by Margery McKay (sometimes credited as G. Whiz). Stories and art by Lee Falk, Phil Davis, Fran Striker, Charles Flanders, Robert Storm, Mel Graff, Carl Anderson, Clayton Knight, Chic Young, Bob Dunn, and Joe Musial. Lee Falk's adventurer Mandrake the Magician gets top billing in this anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. Mandrake closes the trap on the master criminal called The Dome; Heroes on Wings features Gene May. Mandrake the Magician; Hi Stars; Heroes on Wings; Dollar-A-Dither; Goodnight Stories; The Lone Ranger; Secret Agent X-9; Little Acorns; Henry; Blondie. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #11
    Mammoth Western (1945-1951 Ziff-Davis) Pulp Vol. 4 #11

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  • Issue #29
    Marvel Family (1945) 29
  • Issue #28
    Marvel Family (1945) Canadian Edition 28

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    "The Marvel Family Goes Into Business," Mary Marvel in "The Trap," "Capt. Marvel Jr. in "The Clown of Crime," and Captain Marvel in "The Three Dooms." Also in this issue: Headline Harry in "Below Sea Level" and Freshman Freddy in "The Magic Marker." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 97

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    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Doubting Thomas Doubter, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Thomas Doubter temporarily gains Captain Marvel, Jr.'s powers. Wheaties comic-style ad wioth Vern Stephens. Nature's Murderer! starring Nyoka the Jungle Girl; After the death of his father, young Steve Hagen inherits the entire estate, overseen in trust by his Uncle Michael; However, greedy Michael suggests to the lad that a hunting trip in the jungle would be just the thing to lift the boy's spirits, the Uncle believing that "accidents" do happen in the jungle. The Babe Ruth Story Tootsie Roll ad with Captain Tootsie, art by C. C. Beck. Dressed to Kill! starring Bulletman, art by Bill Ward. Employment Escapade starring Colonel Corn and Korny Kobb. Suspected starring Tom Mix, pencils by Carl Pfeufer, inks by John Jordan. Two Comix Cards featuring Monte Hale. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Miss America Magazine Vol. 7 (08/47 to 03/52) 16

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  • Issue #79
    Modern Comics (1945) 79

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    Cover art by Reed Crandall. Blackhawk Challenges Fate starring Blackhawk, pencils by Reed Crandall, inks by Chuck Cuidera. Untitled stories starring Torchy (script and art by Bill Ward), Dogtag (script and art by Bart Tumey), Will Bragg (script and art by Paul Gustavson), and Ezra (script and art by Harry Sahle). Information, Ltd. starring Choo Choo, script and art by Gill Fox. Meadow Murder text story starring Blackhawk. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Monte Hale Western (1948) 30
    • Staple rust.

    Monte Hale in "Monte Meets the Undertaker," "Top Hat's Trouble," "Black Hills Bonanza," and "Valley of Death!" Big Bow and Little Arrow back-up story, "Once Too Often." One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Babe Ruth Story" by C.C. Beck. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    My Life (1948) 5
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Debris trapped between case and inner well
    • Label #F5ABF7-001

    "Counterfeit"; Pat takes photos in a nightclub and sells Lonnys perfume to customers; Lonny admits he buys stolen perfume from a fence; Dexter tells Lonny he can counterfeit perfume cheaper than buying from the fence, and Pat reluctantly agrees to go along because shes in love with Lonny; She convinces old friend Dino, a gangster who owns various clubs, to stock the perfume. "My Love Will Ever Haunt Me," art by Rudy Palais; Stella tells her story to arguing couple Kay and Tim. She fell in love with Johnny, a boxer turned songwriter; When his music career falters, Johnny goes back to the ring. Stella isnt happy ("I thought I was marrying a songwriter not a prizefighter"), dates old friend Charlie, and sends Johnny a breakup letter on the night of his championship fight; Johnny loses badly and is injured; Stella marries Charlie but he is an abusive drunk. "I Stood Accused" text story. "I Almost Didn't Marry My War Hero, Because," art by Jack Kamen; Pam and Larry fall in love, but Peg shows up and says shes Larrys wife; Larry explains: he knew Peg during the war and she appeared again, afterwards, angling for a marriage proposal; He didn't love her, so he turned her down. Now she wants $5000 for her "broken heart." Indicia states "MY LIFE, True Stories in Pictures. (Formerly Meet Corliss Archer)." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    My Romance (1948) 2

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  • Issue #1
    Mysterious Traveler Comics (1948) 1

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  • Vol. 12 #2
    New Detective Magazine (1941-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 12 #2

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  • Issue #141
    New Funnies (1942 TV Funnies) 141
  • Vol. 22 #4
    New Love Magazine (1941-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 22 #4

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  • Vol. 5 #2
    New Sports Magazine (1947-1951 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 5 #2

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  • Vol. 18 #4
    New Western Magazine (1940-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 18 #4

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  • Issue #25
    Nyoka the Jungle Girl (1945 Fawcett) 25
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pieces clipped, affects story and art. 1/8" spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Nyoka in "The Dangerous Return" and "Adventure in Burma." Ballyhoo Barney back-up story, "Wahoo." Two Comix Cards featuring Monte Hale. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Babe Ruth Story" by C.C Beck. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 30 #9
    Open Road (Magazine 1919) Vol. 30 #9

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  • Issue #52
    Our Gang Comics (1943 Dell) 52

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  • Issue #5
    Outlaws (1948 D.S. Pub.) 5
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
  • Issue #5
    Ozzie and Babs (1947) 5

    "E-Z Does It"; Ozzie can win a $5000 contest prize by catching Mr. Z in a wild chase through a carnival. "Putting on the Heat"; Algernon's parents leave him to visit the fire station; What could possibly go wrong? "The Warning Sign"; Ozzie gets health conscious which proves contagious to his pop. "Impatient Patient"; Babs works the hospital switchboard to get her friend Midge released for the big dance. "Sharp as a Tack"; Dapper Dan takes a ribbing over a new sports jacket. "Hot Stuff" Blowhard McDuff text story by R. R. Symes. "Case of the Wrecked Lamps"; After having his lamps wrecked two nights in a row, Richard Richard is called in by a lamp dealer to catch the vandal. "Tempest in a Teacup"; Ozzie takes Babs to a fortune teller. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Patsy Walker (1945) 19

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    Cover art by Al Jaffee. Literary Love!, art by Al Jaffee. Some Suit!, art by Al Jaffee. Helping Hands!, art by Al Jaffee. The Cute Cleaner!, art by Al Jaffee. 2 Hey Look! humor pages by Harvey Kurtzman. Masquerade text story. Lunch Box Love! starring Cindy, art by Ken Bald. The Dancing Dummy starring Georgie, art by Mike Sekowsky. Wire Woes! starring Cindy, art by Ken Bald. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Pep Comics (1940) 70

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    Cover art by Bill Vigoda. "A Raft Of Trouble," script by Ray Gill, art by Samm Schwartz; Archie gives his pop an army surplus, inflatable raft for his birthday; It ends up being nothing but trouble. Untitled story, script and art by Bill Woggon; Sis has a dream that her and Katy Keene go to a Thanksgiving dinner with the Pilgrims in 1621. "Goes Formal," script by Ray Gill, art by Bill Vigoda; Archie and Jughead go to a party at Veronica's and Jughead gets them thrown out. Untitled story, script by Hazel Marten (as Scott Fleming), art by Bill Woggon; Nevada refuses to help Jeff go after the rustlers who stole his horses; Until he learns they also killed a beloved bear cub, Fuzzy, in the process. "The Quiz Kid," script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx goes on a television quiz show. "Penny Wise," art by Samm Schwartz; After Betty and Veronica take pictures of each other Betty wants to develop the pictures herself, to save money; It ends up costing Betty $5 a print and none of the pictures turn out. Archie Club ad. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 52 #2
    Phantom Detective (1933-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 52 #2

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  • Issue #57
    Planet Comics (1940 Fiction House) 57
    • Cover detached. Tape along spine.
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    • 1.5" spine split from top, some inks missing from front cover (manufacturing).

    Cover by Joe Doolin. Edited by J. F. Byrne. Stories and art by Graham Ingels, George Evans, Enrico Bagnoli, Frank Doyle, Maurice Whitman, and Matt Baker. The first true science fiction comic, Planet Comics featured classic space opera with square-jawed heroes, rockets, rayguns and bug-eyed aliens of every stripe. In the Lost World, Hunt and Lyssa are contacted by an envoy from Jupiter in the ruins of future Detroit; Mysta of the Moon plays a mind-game on invading aliens, in a story by good-girl art legend Matt Baker; Futura is trapped in a space convoy of criminals who believe she's pirate queen Yrina, in a story with exquisite art by Enrico Bagnoli. Another nice action-girl cover by Joe Doolin. The Lost World; Futura; Mysta of the Moon; Auro Lord of Jupiter; A Thing of Beauty; Life On Other Worlds: Mercury; Space Rangers; The Star Pirate. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Plastic Man (1943 Vital/Quality) 14
    • Cover detached at single staple.
    • 6" cumulative spine split.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing two wraps at centerfold. Interrupts art and story. RESTORATION. Trimmed all three edges, reinforced spine, tear seals, staples replaced.

    Untitled Plastic Man story starring Words, script by Bill Woolfolk. A Hard Guy Called Concrete starring Plastic Man, script by Joe Millard. Woozy story, script by Bill Woolfolk. Restful Vacation text story starring Plastic Man. Untitled Plastic Man Bloodhound with Bud Bickram, script by Jack Cole. Jack Cole cover/interior art. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    Police Comics (1941) 84

    Cover art by Jack Cole. Lucky Seven starring Plastic Man, art by Jack Cole. Dewey Drip story, script and art by Joe Devlin. Honeybun story, script and art by Paul Gustavson. Candy For President starring Candy. Spirit story, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Lou Fine. Suspicious Character text story starring Plastic Man. Manhunter story, art by Al Bryant. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 34

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    Stories and art by Vic Herman, Mickey Klar Marks, Zoa Sherburne, Pat Cherr, Carl Henry Rathjen, Kay Wambold, Patti Cooke, Elise Gibbs, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A photo feature (and cover) of child movie star Margaret O'Brien. At Thanksgiving, Tizzie has a nightmare that turkeys take over the world and place her on trial for murder. A troubled veteran faces strife at home, in a comics PSA for Red Feather Community Chests, a forerunner of United Way. Also featuring full-color comics ads for "The Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen" and "Margaret O'Brien Toiletries Sampler Kit," making this issue a real rarity for the Margaret O'Brien fan. The Pigtail Club; The Clown Laughed Last; Puppy Love; Greta Comes Home; Tizzie's Thanksgiving Dinner; Red Feather; Nuts!; Party Candidates; Hobbies; Ice Box Raiders; Florodora Duet; Bring Out Your Beauty; Pigtailers Talk Things Over; Polly Prefers; Needle Play; Club News; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.