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Comic books January 1949

  • Issue #142
    Ace Comics (1937) 142

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    36 pages including covers Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #128
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 128
    Published Jan 1949 by DC.

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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. The Adventure of Little Red starring Superman, art by Al Plastino. When Congo Bill Fails starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Chase Through Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Horse For A Day starring Zatara, script by Joe Samachson, art by William F. White. The Cowboy From Broadway starring Vigilante, script by France Herron. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #136
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 136

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    Cover art by Al Wenzel. My Pal – Superboy, script by William Woolfolk, art by Al Wenzel; Joe Vance is out of reform school and all he wants is a second chance, but the kids at Clark's school won't give him one. Johnny Quick For a Day, script by Otto Binder, art by Charles Sultan. Water Boy starring Aquaman, art by John Daly. Crimes by the Ghost starring Green Arrow, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Airboy Comics Vol. 05 (1948 Hillman) 12
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
  • Issue #105
    All American Western (1951) 105

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    Cover pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Sy Barry. Hidden Guns starring Johnny Thunder, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Frank Giacoia; Wheaties ad featuring highlights of the coaching career of Henry Iba, coach at Oklahoma A & M. East Meets West featuring Overland Coach, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks Frank Giacoia. The Unknown Civil War, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by John Giunta. Barn Dance starring Minstrel Maverick, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bernard Sachs. The Story behind a Cowboy's Uniform article by John Broome [as John Osgood]. Ads for Dale Evans Comics #3 and Western Comics #7. King of Lost Valley starring Foley of the Fighting Fifth, pencils by Joe Kubert, inks by John Giunta. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    All Top Comics (1945 Fox) 15

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    Rulah in "Murder in Duplicate," Jo-Jo in "Kingdom of Unseen Terror," Jack Kent Lock Expert, Phantom Lady in "The Substitute Cinderella!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 23, Issue 1
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 23, Issue 1

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    January 1949. Cover by J. Allen St. John. Science fiction stories by Arthur Petticolas, John Stuart Walworth, Peter Worth, Chester Smith, and August Meissner. Illustrations by St. John, Malcolm Smith, Julian S. Krupa, and Bill Terry. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 152 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #29
    America's Best Comics (1942) 29

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  • Year 1949, Month 1/2
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    January/February 1949. Cover by MEL. Magazine produced by the American Cartoonists Association showcasing talents cartoonists and artist. 34 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 32, Issue 1
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    American Girl (1942) Volume 32, Issue 1
    Tags: Archie

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    Volume 32, Issue 1 - January 1949. 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.

  • Volume 42, Issue 5
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 42, Issue 5
    • 1-1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • Large chunk of back cover torn off but present.

    Volume 42, Issue 5 - January 1949. Science Fiction and adventure stories. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Babe (1948) 4

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    Babe in "The Chicago Crushers Football Team," "Cyclone Starring Babe," and "Mrs. Gooseflesh" (art by Boody Rogers), Goofy Gus the Inventor, and Doc Smith. Rogers cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
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    Vintage British humor magazine aimed primarily at men. 4 1/2-in. x 7-in., 36 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #50
    Batman (1940) 50
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1949 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris. Lights--Camera--Crime!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin battle the Joker. The Return of Two-Face!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; After recovering from plastic surgery and reforming, Harvey Dent is tormented by dreams that he might become Two-Face again; Dent's butler, Wilkins, uses makeup to commit crimes as Two-Face and to frame Dent; Batman and Robin must stop the impostor. Tiger Teeth and Turkeys text article. The Second Boy Wonder!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin battle the Joker and a new villain called Gloves. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 97

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  • Issue #5
    Billy West (1949) 5

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    Billy West stars in "Blizzard Stampede" (art by John Celardo). Buck Ranger stars in "Death Rode the Ace of Spades!" (art by Bill Walton). Uncle Dan stars in "Billy West and Billy the Kid!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Black Cat Comics (1946 Harvey) 15

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    Edited by Leon Harvey. Cover by Lee Elias. Stories by Lee Elias, Russell Stamm, Vic Herman, and Ken Ernst. Mystery, adventure, and humor tales starring such characters as Invisible Scarlet O'Neil, Winnie the Waitress, Sally and the Gang, Mary Worth, 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.

  • Volume 32, Issue 3
    Black Mask (1920 Pulp) Volume 32, Issue 3

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    Jan 1949. Cover by Peter Stevens. Detective and mystery stories by Richard Deming "No Pockets in a Shroud", Robert J. McCaig "Trouble on Circuit 13", G. T Fleming-Roberts "Legitimately Dead", Maruice Beam "Ear-Witness", and Robinson Maclean "Somebody for the Wolves". 7" x 9 1/2"; black and white; 130 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    Blonde Phantom (1946) 21

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  • Issue #9
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 9

    Blondie in "Sh-h-h! Genius at Work!" Paul Bunyan back-up story, "The Great Eat'n' Match." One page "Henry." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 15

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  • Issue #70
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 70

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    Includes: cover Pencils by Al Avison, Inks by Syd Shores; Worlds At War, Pencils by Ken Bald, Inks by Vince Alascia; Eddie Saves the Dough text story; The Man Who Knew Everything, art by Bald; and Scavengers of the Desert starring Sub-Mariner. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #92
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 92
    • 1 1/2" spine tear from top of comic.
  • Issue #69
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 69

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  • Issue #4
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 4

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    Charlie Chan in "The Burial-at-Sea Murder Mystery," "The Model Murder Case," and "The Case of the Missing Planet." Cassidy Cop and Kiri Krane back-up stories. Joe Simon/Jack Kirby cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 055 Silas Marner (1949) 1
    • 8" cumulative spine split, amateur repairs with tape. Cover detached at both staples. Art and story complete.
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    Silas Marner by George Eliot, 1st printing, Line Drawing Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story of a linen weaver feared and despised by townspeople because of an affliction. Cited in Seduction of the Innocent. (HRN 55, 1/49). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Classics Illustrated 055 Silas Marner (1949) 2

    Silas Marner by George Eliot, 2nd printing, Line Drawing Cover. Price Circle Blank. Comic book adaptation of the classic story of a linen weaver feared and despised by townspeople because of an affliction. Cited in Seduction of the Innocent. (HRN 75).

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 055 Silas Marner (1949) 3
    • INCOMPLETE: missing back cover due to full spine split.

    Silas Marner by George Eliot, 3rd printing, Line Drawing Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story of a linen weaver feared and despised by townspeople because of an affliction. Cited in Seduction of the Innocent. (HRN 97). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Classics Illustrated 055 Silas Marner (1949) 4

    Silas Marner by George Eliot, 4th printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story of a linen weaver feared and despised by townspeople because of an affliction. Cited in Seduction of the Innocent. (HRN 121). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    Classics Illustrated 055 Silas Marner (1949) 5

    Silas Marner by George Eliot, 5th printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story of a linen weaver feared and despised by townspeople because of an affliction. Cited in Seduction of the Innocent. (HRN 130). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
    Classics Illustrated 055 Silas Marner (1949) 6

    Silas Marner by George Eliot, 6th printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story of a linen weaver feared and despised by townspeople because of an affliction. Cited in Seduction of the Innocent. (HRN 140). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #7
    Classics Illustrated 055 Silas Marner (1949) 7

    Silas Marner by George Eliot, 7th printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story of a linen weaver feared and despised by townspeople because of an affliction. Cited in Seduction of the Innocent. (HRN 154). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #8
    Classics Illustrated 055 Silas Marner (1949) 8

    Silas Marner by George Eliot, 8th printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic story of a linen weaver feared and despised by townspeople because of an affliction. Cited in Seduction of the Innocent. (HRN 165). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    Comedy Comics (1948 Marvel) 5

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  • Issue #30
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 30
    Published Jan 1949 by DC.

    Contents change from super-heroes to funny animals with this issue. Ants! Ants! Millions of Them! starring Fox and Crow. Mum's the Word! starring Blabber Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. Throckmorton's Big Family Reunion starring Tortoise and the Hare, art by Rube Grossman. Mind Uncle Percy starring Raccoon Kids, art by Otto Feur. Ulp! Broadway!! starring Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feur. Law of Mirrors starring Goofy Goose, art by Rube Grossman. The Oyster Who Couldn't Sing starring Giggle-Toons, art by Howie Post. General Doorman starring Willy Wolf, art by Ed Dunn. Harmnun and Gaily Circus starring Nutsy Squirrel, art by Rube Grossman; The Mayor threatens to close the circus unless they can make him laugh. 76 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #16
    Cookie (1946) 16

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    Stories by Dan Gordon, Al Hartley and Bob Wickersham. Art by Dan Gordon, Al Hartley and Bob Wickersham. Cover by Dan Gordon. Teen hijinks featuring Cookie and his pals, created by legendary animator Dan Gordon. Cookie wants to be a tough guy like Humphrey Bogart; Cookie gets a dog for his dads birthday and it causes nothing but trouble; Cindy goes to a photographer (named U.B. Iwerks) for a yearbook photo, but the results are not what Mom expected. Cookie; Pickles; Debbie: The Girl Friend; Jitterbuck Uses the Book; Cookie and His Magic Violin; Our Kid Sister. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Cowboy Western Comics (1948) 20

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  • Issue #58
    Crack Comics (1940) 58
    • Cover detached.
  • Issue #10
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 10
  • Issue #71
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 71
    • Cover detached at both staples.
  • Issue #4
    Criminals on the Run (1948) 4

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  • Issue #3
    Dale Evans Comics (1948) 3

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    Dale Evans stars in "Diamond Ain't Hay," "The Two-Ton Crime Wave," and "The River of Never-Return!" Sierra Smith Western Detective stars in "The Case of the Perfumed Plunder!" (art by Alex Toth). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 52
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
  • Issue #8
    Date with Judy (1947) 8
    Published Jan 1949 by DC.

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    A Date With Judy, Randolph, and Willy Nilly. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 2

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    Cover art by Dan Zolnerowich. The Lost Dutchman, art by Mike Suchorsky; Not one has come back searching for the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine. America's First Bank Robbers, art by Ed Smalle; The holdup of the bank in Northfield, Minnesota, by the Younger and James gang ends in disaster. Bucky O'Neill the Warrior Marshal; The exploits of Bucky O'Neill, who was Sheriff in Arizona and died in the Spanish-American war on Cuba. The Wanderer; Tim Hanley's search for his brother's killer. The Widow Maker, art by John Prentice; The story of Clay Allison, a Texas desperado after the Civil War. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Desperado (1948 Lev Gleason) 7

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    Cover art by Charles Biro. One Man against Two Armies, art by Fred Kida; How square-shooting Judge Perry hog-tied the explosive fury of two feuding families, the Sutters and Naylors, every member of which was a dead shot. Buckskin Frank Combs, art by Tony DiPreta; After murdering thirteen men, he met death at the hands of a woman. When the Waltons Rode, art by Al Bare; Back in the 1880's, the dreaded name, Waltons, brought fear to the old west. Trigger Ed Craig's Last Stand text story, art by Fred Guardineer. Western Whodunit?, art by Fred Guardineer. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #143
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 143

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    Cover art by Jim Mooney and Charles Paris. The Pied Piper of Peril! starring Batman, Robin, and The Pied Piper, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jim Mooney (signed as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris. Robotman Versus the Baffler! starring Robotman, script by Otto Binder, art by Jimmy Thompson. Low Man on a Barber Pole! starring Slam Bradley, art by Howard Sherman. Secret Codes Are All Around You text story by Henry Lysing. The Five Weapons That Shook the World! starring The Boy Commandos, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie. 48 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 1

    Curt Swan's 1st work. Sgt. Spook. L.B. Cole cover, McWilliams art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 13
    • Centerfold detached.

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

  • Issue #20
    Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) 20

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    Untitled story starring Doll Man, Nemo Black, and Mike Robb. The Stork, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Alex Kotzky; Newsman Mark Clay decides to use an open mike to listen in on people's conversations, and succeeds in recording a conversation during the robbery of an armored car......a conversation that could lead to his death! Untitled Torchy story, art by Bill Ward. Coffins For Crime starring Doll Man and The Undertaker. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.