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Comic books February 1949

  • Vol. 8 #6
    Hollywood Detective (1942-1950 Culture Publications) Pulp Vol. 8 #6

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  • Issue #28
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 28

    Hopalong Cassidy in "The Red Dust Uprising," "Fatal Decision," "Gullible Prairie Travels," and "The Last of the Buffaloes." Whitey Whiskers in "The Rodeo Renegade." Two "Comix Cards" feature Golden Arrow. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Humphrey Comics (1948 Harvey) 3

    Stories and art by Ham Fisher and Bob Powell. The comedic adventures of Humphrey, the buddy of Ham Fishers Joe Palooka, a sweetly dumb country bumpkin with super-strength, nigh-invulnerability and an incredible appetite. Humphrey visits the amusement park at New York's Coney Island and winds up both causing and preventing disasters on the beach. Also featuring a 1949 calendar. Humphrey Visits Coney Island; Tommy Tween. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 10 #5
    Ideal Love (1941-1960 Double-Action) Pulp Vol. 10 #5

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  • Issue #37
    Jingle Jangle Comics (1942) 37

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    Stories and art by George Carlson and David Tendlar. Kids' comics featuring the whimsical fables of beloved artist George Carlson, praised by Harlan Ellison as a "comic of the absurd." A Musketeer follows a feisty Gingersnap cookie around the corner and into a classic Carlson madcap adventure. Hortense takes an upside-vacation in Contrary Land. The Pie-Face Prince chases a lost ticket for the Dinglesnoop Raffle, forgetting his pants, and that just won't do. Bingo and Glum in Fairytale Land; Chauncey Chirp and Johnny Jay; Jingle Jangle Tales: The Extra Snappy Musketeer, and the Brave Little Gingersnap; Smarty; The Kid Next Door; 'Tam' the Teen-Age Tornado; Hortense the Lovable Brat; Aunty Spry; The Pie-Face Prince of Old Pretzleburg; The Old Swap Shop. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Jo-Jo Comics (1945) 24

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    In order of appearance: "Jo-Jo Congo King, Battle of the Monsters!"; "Jo-Jo Congo King, Duel With Death!" retitled and reprinted as "Duel With Death..." in Ghostly Weird Stories (1953) #123; "Jo-Jo Congo King, The Garden of Lost Maidens!" retitled and reprinted as "Terror of the Lost Maidens" in Startling Terror Tales (1952-53 1st Series) #13 and retitled and reprinted as "Spook of the Congo, The Garden of Lost Maidens!" in Spook (1954) #29; and "The Congo is Fatal to Fakers, Fate of a Faker..." reprinted in Sabu the Elephant Boy (1950) #2. "Lost in the Jungle" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 29

    Joe Palooka in "The Case of the Nightclub Murder." Back-up story: "True-Thrilling Sport Short: Gil Dodds" track story (art by Bob Powell). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Johnny Hazard (1948 Standard) 7

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  • Issue #120
    Jumbo Comics (1938) 120
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    In order of appearance: "Sheena, Queen of the Jungle" art by Robert Webb; "The Ghost Gallery", "Stuart Taylor in Weird Stories of the Supernatural" and "ZX-5" art by Jack Kamen; "Sky Girl" art by Matt Baker; and "The Hawk" art by Robert Webb. "The White Flower" text story by Audrey Anthony "Toni" Blum (as Tom Alexander). 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #110
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 110

    Cover art by John Celardo. "Raid of the Fire-Fangs," art by John Celardo; Jewel thieves disguise themselves as the L'tongas' sacred mandrills and attempt to steal the tribe's sacred diamonds; KaƤnga exposes the plot and turns the thieves over to the tribe for punishment. Untitled story, pencils by Joe Doolin; Zarkah, a tiger captured in India, escapes his captors in an African port and makes his way to Simba's jungle; He is killed when he challenges Simba for kingship of the jungle. Untitled story, art by Henry Kiefer; Wambi suffers from amnesia after a fall and is persuaded to guide two white treasure hunters to a hidden temple; The treasure hunters begin their looting but dislodge a roof support and are killed in the ceiling collapse. Untitled story, art by Dan Zolnerowich; Treasure hunters install an artillery gun in a giant idol and attack river traffic in order to keep nosy visitors from finding their hidden platinum mine; Captain Terry Thunder and Keeto manage to destroy the idol and arrest the treasure hunters. "The Secret of the Leopard's Lair" text story. Untitled story, art by Maurice Whitman; Saraz-san gives a jewel to every family member who will make the trek to her jungle home; But each family member winds up dead; Tabu asks her to give him a gem and he goes to the Land of Mists; There he learns that the jewels belonged to the chief of the Opalis and that he was murdered by Saraz-san. Jungle Facts; Brief natural histories of several jungle birds. Untitled story, pencils by Matt Baker; A white slaver, working with Arabs, comes up the scheme of disguising a woman as Camilla and having her lure villagers into a trap; This works until Camilla becomes aware of the scheme and puts a stop to it. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Justice Comics (1948) 8

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    Funny Numbering on this title. 2 versions of #7-9 exist with different dates. This is the February 1949 edition or the real #8. "The Stranger," "The Hitch-Hiker is Death," and "Design for Terror." Two page text story, "Tough Torpedo." Anti-Wertham editorial from the editors of Marvel Comics Group. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 8

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. The Fall of Classy Eddie Bentz--Underworld Snob, pencils by Jack Kirby; a story about Eddie Bentz, one of the craftiest crooks the FBI ever face. The Violent Mr. Peace; Charles Peace, one of the most successful burglars to ever plague Scotland Yard, is tripped up by a piece of evidence. Eugene Vidocq...First Great Detective, pencils by Bernard Krigstein. The First Hundred Are the Hardest text story. End of a Blackmailer, art by Manny Stallman. The Man Who Was Ashamed of Doing Good...Joe Slade, Wild West Jekyll and Hyde Desperado!, pencils by Will Elder. The Masked Killer text story, pencils by Jack Kirby. Ad for Young Romance and Young Love comics. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Kerry Drake Detective Cases (1944) 12

    Stories and art by Allen Saunders, Alfred Andriola and Bob Powell. Reprints of Alfred Andriola's detective comic strip Kerry Drake and other adventure tales. Cornered on a rooftop, Stick-up man de luxe, Kid Gloves makes his last stand. Plus adventures of two crime-fighting females, Old West gunfighter Kitty Carson and early female superhero Black Cat. Kerry Drake; Black Cat: Telltale Body; Ricky Roony; Sally and the Gang; Snoopy; Kitty Carson; The Fatal Clue; Silent Betrayal. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 4

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    "Six-Gun Deadline," "Fight or Crawl, Outlaw," "Bushwacker's Boomerang," and "The Giant of the Badlands." Tex Taylor back-up, "The Killers of Abilene!" One-page editorial by the Marvel Comics editors responding to Dr. Wertham's beliefs about the negative impact of comics upon children. Syd Shores cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #150
    King Comics (1936) 150

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    Cover by Joe Musial. Stories and art by Chic Young, Max Trell, Buck Sawyer, Bob Dunn, Roy Crane, Joe Musial, Lee Falk, Phil Davis, Bela Zaboly, Austin Briggs, Jack Sords, Otto Soglow, and Alex Raymond. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay presents an anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. Reprints of Buz Sawyer, the adventure strip by influential cartoonist Roy Crane; Longtime King Comics cover artist Joe Musial presents his own strip, Jan and Aloysius. Sports; Thimble Theatre; Goodnight Stories; Flash Gordon; Blondie; Buz Sawyer; Jan and Aloysius; Dun-Dums; Pet Pictures; The Little King. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Lana (1948) 4

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  • Issue #31
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 31

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    Written by Bill Woggon and unknown. Art by Bill Woggon, Ray Gill and unknown. Betty's mother tells her she should sew her own dresses rather than buying them in "Betty Gets the Needle"! Starring Betty Cooper, Veronica Lodge, Jughead Jones, Archie Andrews, Alice Cooper and Hal Cooper. Plus: Archie in "Talk of the Town"; Wilbur in "Field Day"; Puzzle Fun activity page; Katy Keene in an untitled story; "Katy Keene 1949 Pin-Up Calendar" page; Suzie in "Nets to You!"; Suzie Puzzle Page; Debby in an untitled story; and 2-page Wilbur text story "What Price Friendship!" 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Lawbreakers Always Lose! (1948) 6
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom.
  • Vol. 26 #2
    Liberty (1924-1950 Macfadden) Vol. 26 #2

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  • Issue #69
    Lil Abner (1947) 69
    Published Feb 1949 by Harvey.
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    "The Case of the Magic Vase." Winnie the Waitress back-up story, "Sorority Dance." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 8

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    Cover art by John Stanley. Happy Birthday; Lulu asks Tubby to get a present for her to give her pop for his birthday. Beautiful Lulu; Lulu gets a beauty treatment--and decides it isn't worth it! Pleasant Dreams; Tubby has a series of nightmares the night before he is to go to the circus. Tough Guy; Lulu tells Alvin about a mean bully whose name happens to be Alvin. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Little Miss Muffet (1948) 12
  • Issue #8
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 8
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple, lateral spine tears.

    Promo for subscriptions to Dells Lone Ranger comic. The Lone Ranger on the Trail of a Criminal, art by Charles Flanders; The Lone Ranger and Tonto trail the criminal, Higgins, from Texas to Montana. The Lone Ranger and the Secret Weapon, art by Charles Flanders; The Lone Ranger and Tonto take refuge from a blizzard, but find that the cabin is under siege by crooks who want a trapper's furs. Lyrics to the traditional cowboy song "Git Along, Little Dogies" with illustrations. Wild Bill Hickok and the Texas Badman article. Facts about Indian boats. Based on the popular Western TV series. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 88
  • Vol. 37 #1
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  • Vol. 18 #2
    Love Novels Magazine (1943-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 18 #2
  • Vol. 27 #2
    Love Short Stories (1940-1955 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 27 #2

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  • Issue #115
    Magic Comics (1939) 115

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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 believes Dr. Congo is trying to swindle wealthy Mrs. Dower; Secret Agent X-9 discovers an apparent circus gorilla is actually an enemy spy in a gorilla suit. Mandrake the Magician; 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. 5 #2
    Mammoth Western (1945-1951 Ziff-Davis) Pulp Vol. 5 #2

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  • Issue #32
    Marvel Family (1945) 32
    • Cover coming loose at one staple, cover oxidation.

    "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 #32
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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 #100
    Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 100

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    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Death Ship starring Captain Marvel, Jr., art by Kurt Schaffenber. The Headhunting Pygmies starring Nyoka the Jungle Girl. The Curio Shop Murders, art by Bill Ward; Three of the four people in a partnership to own a curio shop throw out the fourth person who put up all of the money to buy the shop; Because there was no contract he can't do anything legally but he threatens to kill the other three; When two of them end up dead Bulletman and Bulletgirl must catch the killer before they can escape into Mexico. Ducks Deluxe starring Colonel Corn and Korny Kobb. A Chump For the Champ starring Kanvasback. The Cattle Thieves In the Night starring Tom Mix, pencils by Carl Pfeufer, inks by John Jordan. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Mighty Mouse (1947 St. John/Pines) 9

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  • Issue #19
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  • Issue #6
    Mitzi's Boyfriend (1948) 6

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  • Issue #82
    Modern Comics (1945) 82
    • 3" cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Reed Crandall. Blackhawk Battles a Firebug, pencils by Crandall, inks by Chuck Cuidera. Untitled stories starring Torchy (script and art by Bill Ward), Dog Tag (script and art by Bill Tumey), Will Bragg (script and art by Paul Gustavson), and Choo Choo (script and art by Gill Fox). Fuzzy gag page, script and art by Jack Cole. Bert's Garage starring Ezra, script and art by Harry Sahle. Mountain Retreat text story starring Blackhawk. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Monte Hale Western (1948) 33
  • Vol. 77 #1
    Motion Picture Magazine (1911) Vol. 77 #1

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    Volume 77, Issue 1, February 1949. Film magazine famous for being the 1st ever fan magazine. In this issue: "Shirley Temple's Baby" and "The Secret Behind the Robert Walker Headlines". 88 pages. 8.5 in. x 11 in. B&W Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Mr. District Attorney (1948) 7

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    Cover by Howard Purcell and Charles Paris. Stories by Ed Herron, Phil Evans, Stookie Allen and unknown. Art by Howard Purcell, Charles Paris, Dan Barry, Stookie Allen and unknown. Based on the smash radio hit! Mr. District Attorney in: The strange behind-the-scenes story of "The People vs. Killer Kale!" by Ed Herron, Howard Purcell and Charles Paris; "The Case of the Vanishing Crook!" by Herron, Purcell and Paris; and "The Street of Forgotten Men!" by Herron, Purcell and Paris. Also in this issue: A Perfect Crime Mystery "Concerto in Murder"; A Police at Work Feature "Emergency Cop" by Phil Evans and Dan Barry; Oddities in Crime 1-pager by Stookie Allen; and The Crime File 2-page text article. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Mutt and Jeff (1939-65 All Am./National/Dell/Harvey) 38
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Missing staple (manufacturing). Water damage.
  • Issue #70
    National Comics (1940) 70

    Cover art by Gill Fox. The Barker Tires of the Big Top starring Barker, script and Klaus Nordling. Untitled stories starring Granny Gumshoe (script and art by Gill Fox), Lassie (script and art by Bernard Dibble), Quicksilver (art by Dan Zolnerowich), and Steve Wood. The Rich Rag Doll Murders starring Sally O'Neil Policewoman, art by Alice Kirkpatrick. How To Be a Detective, script and art by Bart Tumey. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Nellie the Nurse (1945) 17
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  • Issue #144
    New Funnies (1942 TV Funnies) 144
  • Vol. 23 #3
    New Love Magazine (1941-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 23 #3

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  • Vol. 5 #4
    New Sports Magazine (1947-1951 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 5 #4

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  • Vol. 19 #3
    New Western Magazine (1940-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 19 #3
    • 1.5" Spine split from top.
  • Issue #28
    Nyoka the Jungle Girl (1945 Fawcett) 28

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    The Human Statues of the Jungle. Registers featuring Trader Tom. Comforting featuring Zuzu the Zookeeper. Nyoka's Jungle Quiz. Edentate featuring Zuzu the Zookeeper. The Strong Man starring Ballyhoo Barney. Gabby Hayes comix cards. Hang It All! featuring Persistent Paul. The Legendary Jungle Bird. The Weakling text story by Larry Steinfeldt. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 31 #1
    Open Road (Magazine 1919) Vol. 31 #1

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  • Issue #55
    Our Gang Comics (1943 Dell) 55

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  • Issue #8
    Ozzie and Babs (1947) 8

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    "Use Your Headline"; Babs needs to get a sensational photo for the Winkleville High School newspaper. "Fair Enough"; Triggerwit Tom tells his friends about the show he just attended. "No Picnic!"; Unappreciative Pete invites Gloria for a hike on Saturday. "The Winkleville Street Scene"; Ozzie and Dip change all the street signs to make directions simpler. "Blowhard's Big Fight" Blowhard McDuff text story by R. R. Symes. "Beauty and the Eek!"; Midge needs to lose weight and Babs brings her to Madame Josette's Success School. "The Play's the Thing"; Algernon's dad wants him to play with something that won't cause trouble. "Hot Aria"; Ozzie's aunt gives him tickets to the opera but he wants to go to the movies with Babs. Two Comix Cards of Gabby Hayes from Real Western Hero and Gabby Hayes Western to cut out and paste on cardboard. "I'm the You in the U.S.A." public service announcement featuring Captain Marvel, art by C. C. Beck; Patriotic song lyrics. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.