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Comic books December 1948

  • Issue #6
    4Most Vol. 7 (1948) Four Most 6

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

  • Issue #141
    Ace Comics (1937) 141

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    36 pages including covers Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #127
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 127
    Published Dec 1948 by DC.

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    Cover art by Al Plastino. Superman Takes the Consequences (featuring Superman on the Truth or Consequences TV program), art by Al Plastino. The Man Who Laughed at Scotland Yard starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Interplanetary Aquarium starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Magic Music starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. El Boleadora starring Vigilante, art by Joe Kubert. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #135
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 135

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    Cover art by Al Wenzel. The Masked Mystery Boy starring Superboy, art by Al Wenzel; A new pupil in Clark's class insists on wearing a mask to school; And his mask is lined with lead! The Ship That Dared Not Land starring Aquaman, art by Otto Binder. The Crime Wave of the Flag starring Green Arrow, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Slowdown of Johnny Quick, script by Otto Binder, art by Charles Sultan. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #135
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) Canadian Edition 135
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    December-January 1948-9 Canadian Reprint. Cover art by Al Wenzel. The Masked Mystery Boy starring Superboy, art by Al Wenzel; A new pupil in Clark's class insists on wearing a mask to school; And his mask is lined with lead! The Ship That Dared Not Land starring Aquaman, art by Otto Binder. The Crime Wave of the Flag starring Green Arrow, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Slowdown of Johnny Quick, script by Otto Binder, art by Charles Sultan. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 2

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    Winter 1948 issue. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Edvard Moritz. Stories by Frank Belknap Long, Edvard Moritz, Edmond Good, Max Elkan, Paul Reinman, and King Ward. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Airboy Comics Vol. 05 (1948 Hillman) 11

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    "Airboy and the Rats," the Flying Fool, "The Flag and the Fort," the Heap, and "March of the Warriors" (covering the events that led to Custer's Last Stand). Zolne cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #104
    All American Western (1951) 104

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    Cover art by Alex Toth. Unseen Allies! starring Johnny Thunder, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Alex Toth. Profile of Georgia Tech coach Bobby Dodd coupled with a Wheaties ad. Laredo Land Rush starring Tony Barrett and featuring the Overland Coach, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Frank Giacoia. Rodeo Clown fact two-pager by Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]. The Gold Dust Trail starring Minstrel Maverick, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by John Giunta. Ad for three different Erector sets and a coupon for ordering Superman at the Gilbert Hall of Science. Ads for Dale Evans Comics #3 and Western Comics #6. Stairless Skyscrapers article; A brief description of how cliff-dwellers built and accessed their abodes. A list members of DC's advisory board plus a list of currently published comics. The Mysterious Marauder starring Foley of the Fighting Fifth, pencils by Joe Kubert, inks by John Giunta. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    All Sports Comics (1948) 2

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    First issue of the series (continues from Real Sports Comics). "The Great Gipper" features George Gipp (art by Bob Powell), "Jem Mace of England" (art by Leonard Starr), "The Fly" (art by Bernard Krigstein and Belfi), "Connie Mack's Pitchers," "The Growth of Football" (art by Starr), "America's First Olympic Squad" (art by Robert Jenney). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 44
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    The Justice Society of America in "Evil Star Over Hollywood!" Script by John Broome. Pencils by Irwin Hasen (splash page and chapters 1 and 3) and Arthur Peddy (chapter 2); inks by Bob Oksner (splash and chapter 1) and Bernard Sachs (chapters 2 and 3). Back-up Johnny Peril's Surprise Story, "When the Moon Fell!" Two-page article on Easter Island, "The Puzzle of the Pacific" by Charles King. Hasen cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Alley Oop (1947 Standard) 15

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    "Nice Quiet War," "Night and Daze," "The Stolen Plane," "All Out for Loot," "Bombs Away," and "Winner Takes All!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 22, Issue 12
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 22, Issue 12

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    December 1948. Cover by H.W. McCauley. Stories by Richard S. Shaver, Alexander Blade, Craig Browning, J.J. Allerton, Rog Phillips, H.B. Hickey, and Howard Browne. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John, Malcolm Smith, Julian Krupa, Bill Terry, and Henry Thiede. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 152 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Year 1948, Month 12
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    December 1948. Cover by R.E. Webb. Magazine produced by the American Cartoonists Association showcasing talents cartoonists and artist. 34 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 31, Issue 12
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    American Girl (1942) Volume 31, Issue 12
    Tags: Archie

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    Volume 31, Issue 12 - December 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 #17
    Animal Antics (1946) 17
    Published Dec 1948 by DC.

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    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Untitled Raccoon Kids story, art by Otto Feuer; After being hit by a slingshot, Muggsy believes the mob is trying to get him. Untitled Crazy Fox story, art by Otto Feuer; Crazy tries to get Herbie to share his bicycle. The Babe Ruth Story starring Captain Tootsie Tootsie Rolls ad, pencils by C. C. Beck. Untitled Pete the Pup story, art by Otto Feuer. Oh What a Beautiful Morning starring Goofy Goose, art by Rube Grossman. The Presto Pete Fan Club starring Presto Pete, the Magic Bunny, script and art by Howie Post. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Archie (1943) 35

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    Cover art by Bill Vigoda. Introduction of Brately in "Sitting It Out," script by Ray Gill, art by Bill Vigoda; Meet Brately, an uncontrollable child who delights in tormenting his baby-sitter, Archie. Introduction of Mr. Bunsen in "Dear Diary," script by Ray Gill, art by Bill Vigoda; Archie accidentally picks up Mr. Weatherbee's diary from the principal's desk; Reggie snatches the diary and Archie has to pursue him all over the school to get it back. "The Old Home Town," script by Ray Gill, art by Bill Vigoda; Archie and his parents are in a bad mood because everyone is treating them badly; When Archie's father gets a telegram offering him a job in another city, he sends a telegram accepting it. Captain Tootsie and the Babe Ruth Story ad for Tootsie Rolls. Appearance by Betty's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Cooper, in "The Sport of Queens!", art by Samm Schwartz; When Betty's father refuses to pay $25 a month for Betty to join an exercise club, he suggests they build a workout center at home. Archie Club ad. Hollywood Tattle Tale article. "The Robutler," script by Ray Gill, art by Bill Vigoda; Archie converts a grandfather clock into a robot butler that controls other labor-saving household devices for his father. Archie Puzzle Page by Joe Edwards. Wilbur ad. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 42, Issue 4
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 42, Issue 4
    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    December, 1948. Volume 42, Issue 4. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    Barker (1946) 10
    Published Dec 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 #21
    Barnyard Comics (1944) 21

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  • Issue #96
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 96

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  • Issue #25
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 25

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    Edited by Ned Pines. Cover by Alex Schomburg (as Xela). Stories by Ruben Moriera, Jerry Robinson, Mort Meskin, Charles S. Strong, George Roussos, Mort Lawrence, Donald Bayne Hobart, and Al Camy. Action-packed tales featuring such characters as the Spectro and the Black Terror, a super strong super-hero. Ad from the Gilbert Hall of Science, displaying and promoting their line of erector sets, including the 6 1/2, 8 1/2 and 12 1/2 sets with a coupon of a free copy of "Superman at the Gilbert Hall of Science," art by Wayne Boring. Ad for a Captain Marvel wristwatch. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 22

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    Cover by Al Bryant (?). Featuring: 12 page Blackhawk story "Fear On Sharkan Island" drawn by Reed Crandall and Chuck Cuidera; 11 page Blackhawk story "The Man Named Plunder" drawn by Bill Ward; 8 page Chop Chop story "The Mystery of the Corpse In the Oven" drawn by Bill Ward; 2 page text story "Senorita From Ecuador"; 14 page Blackhawk story "The Men From the Asteroid" drawn by Reed Crandall. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Boots and Her Buddies (1948 Standard) 6

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  • Issue #43
    Boy Comics (1942) 43
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

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

  • Issue #30
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 30

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Brodie (ghosting for Joe Simon). The Miracle Pitcher, pencils by Curt Swan; Major league pitcher Bob Feller helps the Boy Commandos on the case, even if he doesn't play with the Dodgers. Willy humor page by Phil Berube. The Triumph of William Tell, pencils by John Severin; Brooklyn tests a supersonic plane and goes back in time to William Tell's day. Jerry The Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Substitute Boy Commandos; The Boys want to go on vacation and ask Rip to come up with substitutes to replace them. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Brenda Starr Vol. 2 (1948 Four Star) 6

    Classic good girl art panels. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Buzzy (1944) 22
    Tags: Archie
    Published Dec 1948 by DC.

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    Cover art by Graham Place. Buzzy Gets Pinched, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Graham Place; through a series of unfortunate events, Buzzy gets arrested while on his way to a date. A Date with Casey Jones starring Pam. Untitled story, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Graham Place; Buzzy has a hard time solving a crossword puzzle. Teaching Mom to Cook, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Graham Place; Buzzy offers to give his mother a break and fix dinner for that evening. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Calling All Kids (1946) 22
  • Issue #91
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 91
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    Four Captain Marvel stories: "The War Between the Planets," "The Chameleon Stone," "Man's Worst Enemy," and "The Mightiest Sea Mortal." Captain Kid stars in "A Shining Example." Jon Jarl stars in a 2-page test story, "Jaunt on Jupiter," by Eando Binder. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #68
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 68

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    "The Double Kidnapping," "The Magic Lamp," "The Danger of the Dragon," and "The Wheel of Crime." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) Canadian 67

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    December 1948 Canadian Reprint. 36 pages. 7-1/4" x 10-1/4". Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Cindy Comics (1947) 32
    Published Dec 1948 by Timely.

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  • Issue #1B
    Circus Comics (1945) 1B

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    "The High Trapeze," "Belle of the Barebacks," "Riddle in the Sawdust," and "King of the Cats." 2 pages Frank Frazetta art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 054 Man in the Iron Mask 1
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at both staples.
    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    Man in the Iron Mask, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 55, 12/48). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Classics Illustrated 054 Man in the Iron Mask 2

    Man in the Iron Mask, 2nd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 93, original 12/48 date). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1
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    Canadian Edition - Man in the Iron Mask, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 55, 12/48). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Club "16" (1948) 4

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  • Issue #3
    Complete Mystery (1948) 3

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    Stan Lee script; Carl Burgos art Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 9
    • Paper: White
  • Issue #9
    Crime and Punishment (1948) Canadian Edition 9

    Canadian edition. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 1 (1948) 5

    "Shakedown," "King of the Crimps," "Goat Riley," "Confidence" (art by Paul Parker), "The Wise Beast of Gevaudan," "The Rosebud Sisters" (art by Jack Keller), and "The River Rats." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 70
    • Paper: Cream to off white

    "Brock Larsen, the Human Robot of Crime" (art by Dan Barry), "Who Killed Rene and Olga Duval?" (art by Tony DiPreta), "Edward Daley," and "Who-Dunnit." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 5

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    "The Flathead Gang," "Finger Men for Death," "Comicrimes," "John Ringo, The Scourge of the Sagebrush!", and a two page text story, April Fool's Finish." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Crimes by Women (1948) 4

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  • Issue #21
    Dagar Desert Hawk (1948) 21

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  • Issue #6
    Desperado (1948 Lev Gleason) 6

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    Cover art by Charles Biro. Joe Bowler, art by Fred Kida; The answer to how much abuse a town of lawful citizens could take is told in the crimson history of this desperado. Sheriff Ted Tucker, art by Fred Guardineer; His courageous battle against desperadoes helped bring law and order to Arizona. Burly Will Grady and His Gang of Ruthless Rustlers, art by Ed Moore; For every head of cattle he stole, he left a corpse in payment. Marshal Mark Allen - He Never Drew First text story, art by Fred Guardinee. Killer Tom Curtis, art by Al Bare; One of the last and most ruthless of the old west's desperadoes. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #142
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 142
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #5ACA37-002
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Front cover detached, back cover missing. INCOMPLETE.
    • Label #254C02-002

    Cover art by Dick Sprang and Charles Paris. Crime's Puzzle Contest! starring Batman, Robin, and the Riddler, pencils by Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris. The Farmer in the Till starring Slam Bradley, art by Howard Sherman. The Robot Bandit starring Robotman, script by Otto Binder, art by Jimmy Thompson. When You Close Your Mind text story by William Morrison. The Mystery of Secret X starring The Boy Commandos, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie. 48 pgs. 2nd Riddler Cover Story. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Dexter Comics (1948) 3

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  • Issue #12
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 12
  • Issue #64
    Don Winslow of the Navy (1943 Fawcett) 64

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    "Dangerous Cargo," "Concrete Evidence," and "The Big Snooze." Cover price $0.10.