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Comic books February 1949

  • Issue #1
    Three Stooges (1949 Jubilee) 1

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    Cover art by Norman Maurer. "Uncivil Warriors," script (adaptation) and art by Norman Maurer; The stooges are spies for the north during the Civil War; They impersonate southern officers and infiltrate the enemy ranks to get valuable information; Adapted from the Three Stooges' film of the same name. "The Eyes of Kali!', art by Joe Kubert; Mark tells B. K. the story of how he and Sandy encountered Prince Vila in India and discovered Vila led a cult of Thugees with ambitions to conquer the nation; Mark raises an uprising amongst Vila's prisoners and finally kills him with his statue of Kali; B. K. likes the story and makes a film of it and only at the film's premiere realizes it was a true story after seeing tiger claw marks on Mark's arm. "Hoi Polloi," script (adaptation) and art by Norman Maurer; A professor plays Pygmalion to three bumbling garbage men and tries to turn them into gentlemen; Adapted from the Three Stooges' film of the same name. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Thrilling Comics (1940-51 Better/Nedor/Standard) 70

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Edited by Ned Pines. Stories by Art Saaf, Charles S. Strong, George Tuska, Rafael Astarita, and Frank Frazetta. Chock full of action and adventure, these are Thrilling Comics! 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 63 #2
    Thrilling Detective (1931-1953 Standard) Pulp Vol. 63 #2

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  • Vol. 68 #3
    Thrilling Love (1931-1955 Metropolitan-Standard) Pulp Vol. 68 #3

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  • Vol. 58 #2
    Thrilling Western (1934-1953 Standard) Pulp Vol. 58 #2

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  • Vol. 33 #3
    Thrilling Wonder Stories (1936-1955 Beacon/Better/Standard) Pulp Vol. 33 #3
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Missing back cover.

    Feb 1949. Cover by Earle K. Bergey. Stories by A.E. Van Vogt, James Blish and Damon Knight, Benj. Miller, William Fitzgerald, Ray Bradbury, Sam Merwin Jr., Margaret St. Clair, and Theodore Sturgeon. Nine Virgil Finlay illustrations. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Tim Holt (1948) 4

    Art by Frank Bolle and others. Western adventure starring movie cowboy Tim Holt. Tim must clear his name after he's framed for murder; Betty takes over her father's silver mine, but his killers try to trap her in a stampede; Robbers tap a telegraph line to learn the details of a gold shipment. Tim Holt's Western Album; Wanted: Tim Holt!; Tim Holt's Roundup; The Telegrapher at Trotter's Creek; Noose for a Killer; The Ghost on Haunted Mountain. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Tim McCoy (1948) 18
    • Piece of tape on interior front cover.

    Cover art by Mario DeMarco. George O'Brien bio by DeMarco. "Two Gun Justice," art by James McKell; Western thrill story based on the Monogram film of the same name; The stage carrying gold bullion is held up by Bart Kane and his gang, and Tim Hayes is sent out to clean out the gang. Ken Curtis bio by Mario DeMarco. Tim McCoy's Western Lingo by Mario De Marco; Clearing up the meaning of some western words. "Chief Blackbird's Skull" From The Scrapbook of Col. Tim McCoy article. Along the Trail by Mario De Marco; A series of western facts and stories. Untitled story, script and art by Clinton Harmon; Pecos Bill has the fastest horse, but Dirtyfoot Joe aims to win the race just to save his ugly face. "The Plunderers"; Adapted from the Republic Picture movie of the same name; Major Drum has been sent to capture a young outlaw named Whit Lacey. Gary Cooper bio by Mario De Marco. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #151
    Tip Top Comics (1936) 151

    Stories and Art by Ernie Bushmiller, Ving Fuller, Al Capp, Raeburn van Buren, Bernard Dibble, Sam Leff, Rudolph Dirks, Gus Arriola and unknown. (Note: Who the inkers are is mainly unknown.) In this issue: Nancy by Ernie Bushmiller; Doc Syke 1-pager by Ving Fuller; Li'l Abner by Al Capp; How it Began article "Christmas Candles in Windows"; Abbie an' Slats by Raeburn van Buren; El Bombo by Bernard Dibble; Stamp Tips article "A Story from Ceylon"; Curly Kayoe by Sam Leff; The Captain and the Kids by Rudolph Dirks; Fritzi Ritz by Bushmiller; Gordo by Gus Arriola; and Strange as It Seems tale "Wise Men of China." 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Tom Mix Western (1948 Fawcett) 14

    Tom Mix in "The Secret of the Lake," "The Case of the Mysterious Disappearances," "The Frozen Cache," and "The Brand of Death." Tumbleweed Jr. back-up story, "Peace." "Comix Cards" feature Billy Batson and Capt. Marvel. Painted cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Topix Vol. 07 (1948) 11

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  • Issue #12
    Topix Vol. 07 (1948) 12

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  • Issue #12
    Treasure Chest Vol. 04 (1948) 12

    February 8, 1949

  • Issue #13
    Treasure Chest Vol. 04 (1948) 13

    February 22, 1949

  • Vol. 4 #2
    Triple Western (1947-1958 Standard) Pulp Vol. 4 #2

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  • Vol. 24 #141
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  • Issue #75
    True Comics (1941) 75

    Stories and art by Jack Sparling, Edd Ashe, Phil Berube, Adolph Rupp and Jane Wyman. Biography and history stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. The history of the U.S. State Department; Legendary bandleader Tommy Dorsey; Journalist Floyd Gibbons reports on the sinking of his own ship in WWI. Oddities in Sports; The Story Behind the U.S. State Department; Youre the Detective; The Case of the Barefoot Bandit; Are You a Quiz Whiz?; King of Reporters; My Most Interesting True Experience; Tips on Championship Basketball; Truly Comic!, Sentimental Gentleman. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #81
    True Comics (1941) 81

    Biography and history stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin vanishes in search of the Northwest Passage; The little-known story of the U.S. Camel Corps; Captain John Charles Fremont fights for California during the Mexican–American War. Galloping Ghost; Sir John Franklin: Lost in the Arctic; Roy Chapman Andrews: Modern Dragon Hunter; Captain John Charles Fremont; Jefferson Davis: The U.S. Camel Corps; Genius of Jet; Truly Comic! 32 pages, Full Color. NOTE: #80-84 are all newsprint editions that were distributed by mail only to subscribers (no newstand distribution). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Two-Gun Kid (1948) 6
    • Oxidation.

    Cover by Syd Shores. "Trail of the Owl-Hooter"; Two-Gun Kid is called to San Antonio, Texas by the governor of the state who hires him to track down and bring in an outlaw named Chet "Limpy" Saunders. "Trouble by the Gallon!"; Riding the range and running low on water, the Two-Gun Kid rides into the Evans Ranch to see if he can refill his canteen; He is confronted by owner Steve Evans and his ranch hands at first believe him to be a member of Sam Stone's ranch. "Prairie Fire" text story. "Showdown on the Sonoma Stage"; In the town of Somona, a stage coach carrying gold is once more robbed and the driver shot dead; Hoping to stop the thief, the local banker hires Tex Taylor to ride shotgun on the next ride out. "Marvel Comics Group" editorial disputing Dr. Wertham's article in the Saturday Review of Literature. Death Rides the Range!; At the Double Bar ranch, Billy Harrison finds another one of the ranches cattle dead; Two-Gun Kid passes through the area and Billy thinks him the source of the cattle dying and tries to shoot him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
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  • Issue #0B
    Vicky (1948 Ace) 0B

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    No issue number. Published 1949. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #101
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 101
    • 1" Cut through edge of entire book.
    • 1" Spine split from bottom.
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  • Issue #17
    Wanted Comics (1947) 17
  • Issue #18
    Wanted Comics (1947) 18

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    Marijuana story, "Satan's Cigarettes" (reprinted in issue # 45 and retitled). Also "Dead Man's Street" (aart by Mort Lawrence), "The Third Wish," and "Crime and Doom are Partners!" Mort Leav cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Western Adventures Comics (1948) 3

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    No number, dated Febuary 1949. Cover by Max Elkan. "The Hoax of the Jester," art by Max Elkan; A ventriloquist uses his talent against the law, and robs and kills prospectors. "The Snake of Socorro," pencils by Louis Zansky. "Trouble Comes in Threes!", art by King Ward. "Death's Trail to Deer Lodge" text story. "The Clanton Boys' Last Stand," art by Louis Zansky; Wyatt Earp brings justice to Tombstone; The gunfight at OK Corral. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Western Comics (1948) 7
    Published Feb 1949 by DC.

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    Cover art by Howard Sherman. The Town That Was Never Robbed starring Wyoming Kid, art by Howard Sherman. Highlights of Henry Iba's coaching Career at Oklahoma A & M University coupled with a Wheaties ad. The Man Who Forgot starring Rodeo Rick, art by Jimmy Thompson. The Loaded Scales of Justice starring Nighthawk, art by Charles Paris. Ad for Irwin Foster Sportswear with Superman emblems and pictures of Superman. An article on the development of the buffalo police. Mistaken Identity starring Cowboy Marshal, art by Ed Smalle Jr. Sam catches an arsonist in this Wildroot Cream-Oil Hair Tonic, art by Lou Fine. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Western Fighters Vol. 1 (1948) 6

    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Al Camy and John Belfi. Outlaws, gunfighters, and tales of the Old West - some true, and others merely legends. The Battle of Little Big Horn becomes a defining moment of the American West, and the Waterloo for US General Custer. One of the greatest Western legends who never lived, Pecos Bill lassos a tornado, and that's just for starters. The strange true tale of the Apache Kid, a white Apache military scout who later became an outlaw, a rustler and a legend. The Little Big Horn; The Beard Trick; The Axe Swingers; The Finger; Tiger of the Plains; A Rootin Tootin Story of Pecos Bill; The Apache Kid; He Talked Himself to Death. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Western Love (1949) 4

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    Cover photo by John Randolph. Art by Bruno Premiani, Vic Donahue, John Severin, Will Elder, Mort Meskin, and Jack Kirby. Tales of romance on the range and heartbreak on the high prairie. Nan romanticizes the Old West and hates to see modern advances; A story featuring early art by EC legends John Severin and Will Elder (and a page by Kirby); Sally falls for tough-guy cowboy Chane. The Girl from Ghost Town; Cowtown Casanova; Bodyguard for Betsy; How to Corral Your Man; Heartbreaker; The Rancher's Daughter!; Six-Gun Serenade. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 11 #8
    Western Novel and Short Stories (1934-1957 Newsstand-Stadium) Pulp Vol. 11 #8

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  • Vol. 6 #5
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  • Vol. 220 #4
    Western Story Magazine (1919-1949 Street & Smith) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 220 #4

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  • Issue #4
    Western Thrillers (1948 Fox) 4

    All stories reprinted in Outlaws, The (1952 Star) #14. In order of appearance: "Wicked Days of the Bella Union" retitled as "Western Terror" in Outlaws, The (1952 Star) #14; "Trouble Huntin' in Dark Canyon" art by Mike Esposito; "The Tumbleweed Kid, A Lobo Sees the Light!"; "End of a Bad Man"; and "The Denver Dip, A Wild Gal of the West!". "Road Agents" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Western True Crime (1948) 4

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    In order of appearance: "Quantril, The Killer's Killer" art by Johnny Craig; "Joaquin Murieta...The Fabled Killer, Caballero of California"; and "The Daring Delaney's, The Circus Cut-Throats". "Can't Teach an Old Sheriff New Tricks?" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #106
    Whiz Comics (1940) 106
    Published Feb 1949 by Fawcett.

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  • Issue #23
    Wilbur Comics (1944) 23

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  • Issue #18
    Willie Comics (1946) 18
    Published Feb 1949 by Marvel.

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  • Issue #102
    Wings Comics (1940) 102
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    Cover by Bob Lubbers. Edited by J.F. Byrne and William R. Shelton. Stories and art by Bob Lubbers, Cesare Avai, Joe Doolin, Frank Fermonetti, George Evans, John Celardo and Maurice Whitman. Aviation-themed adventure, combat and history tales from pioneering comics publisher Fiction House. Reporter Jane Martin tries to find the truth about a disgraced ex-airman's midair duel; King of the Congo gets the drop on crooked ivory hunters with the help of a planeload of monkeys; The ghost of a pilot's sister warns him about a German ruse to destroy his squadron. Captain Wings; Jane Martin; King of the Congo; Air Heroes of World War II; Phantom Falcon; Suicide Smith; Ghost Squadron. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #12
    Zane Grey's Western Magazine (1946-1954 Dell) Pulp Vol. 2 #12

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  • Issue #4
    Zegra, Jungle Empress (1948) 4

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    "A Stadium of Death!"; An evil bull fighting promoter builds an arena in the jungle to battle beast against beast and beast against man. "The Legion of Mad Mummies!"; An earthquake reveals an ancient tomb. An investigating archaeologist finds mummies and brings them to life to attack Zegra. "Believe In Witches?" text story. "The Black Pool!"; Zegra finds a dying white man in the jungle who has a map that leads her to a secret oil well in the jungle. "Jungle Nightmare"; introduction and only appearance of Tunaga. Indicia states "Zegra". 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.