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Comic books February 1949

  • Issue #1
    4Most Vol. 8 (1949) Four Most 1

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Robert Sale (credited as Bob Q. Siege), Art Helfant, Nina Albright, Milt Hammer, Harry Lazarus, and Ray Gill. Sometimes listed as 4Most #32. Adventures of clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s. Edison Bell and Jerry use a dogsled to deliver flu vaccine to isolated Alaskan towns, just like the Serum Run of 1925. The con man Dr. Chimp tries to swindle the school for losing his rare fish collection, but Candid Charlie's photos reveal the truth. Kit Carter and Dan go looking for a meteorite and run into trouble from hoods Pigs Nuckles, Sour Krout and Stiletto Stab, in a strip by early female comics artist Nina Albright. The Cadet; Edison Bell; Snowshoes; Harness; Heathcliff the Hobo; Toni Gayle; Two-Ton O'Toole; The Message; Candid Charlie; Lem the Grem; 4Most Fun. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #1
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 6 #1
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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Leonard Starr, Clement Weisbacker and Ernest Schroeder. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #60. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #1 in indicia. Airboy learns that someone is abducting the descendants of the French Revolution ringleaders, and the sewer-dwelling Crabmen are involved. The Heap helps an exiled Arabian prince battle a pirate. The true story of the legendary pirate captain Jean Lafitte. Airboy Meets the Crabmen of Paris; The Flying Fool: The Rider of Tulan Kong; The Pirate King: The True Story of Jean Lafitte; The Big Cat; Timber Busters; The Day It Rained Baseballs; The Heap. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 23 #2
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 23 #2
    • 1" Spine split from bottom.

    Feb 1949. Science fiction stories by Rog Phillips, Lester Barclay, Alexander Blade, Craig Browning, Charles Recour, and Joseph R. Galt. Illustrations by Raymon Naylor, Bob Keyes, Malcolm Smith, Julian S. Krupa, and Bill Terry. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 152 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #18
    Animal Antics (1946) 18
    Published Feb 1949 by DC.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Gangsters starring Raccoon Kids, art by Otto Feuer; The boys try to think of a way to get Mugsy to stop playing gangster, and wind up working for peanuts. Doctor Chip starring Nip and Chip, art by Otto Feuer; Chip gives Nip a medical exam. The Crow that Couldn't Fly Straight starring Pete the Pup, art by Otto Feuer. I Talk to The Trees starring Goofy Goose, art by Rube Grossman; Goofy's friends think he's gone crazy because he talks to flowers, trees and rocks. Moonburn starring Custer Cat and Cheesy the Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. Magic For Sale starring Presto Pete, script and art by Howie Post. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Archie (1943) 36
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    • 4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Bill Vigoda? Stories by unknown. Art by Ray Gill and unknown. Featuring Archie in: "Points of Interest" (introductions of A.V. Hillside and the dog Needlenose); "The Great Lover"; "The Spirit of "48"" (guest starring George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt in a dream); "It's a Woman's World"; and "Tricks of the Trade"! Plus: Betty and Veronica in "Baby Sitting Blues"! Also: 2-page text story "Rise and Shine"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 42 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 42 #6

    Volume 42, Issue 6 - February 1949. Cover by Hubert Rogers. Science Fiction and adventure stories. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22
    Barnyard Comics (1944) 22
    • Centerfold detached. 1" spine split from bottom of comic.

    Contains Frank Frazetta comic story art and three Frazetta text story illustrations. Frazetta text story illustrations appear in sixteen nearly-consecutive issues of Barnyard Comics (1944) (#12-15, #17-27, and #29). Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Barney Rooster and the Monster!"; "Sammy Skunk, 'Masquerade Raid!'"; "Snooze, 'School for Detectives!'"; "Barney Rooster"; "Oliver Owl"; art by Lynn Karp; "Scatty, 'A Cat-astrophe!'" art by Harris Steinbrook; "Hucky Duck" art by Frank Frazetta, reprinted in Golden Collection of Klassic Krazy Kool Kids Komics HC #1-1ST; and "Robin Hood Robin". Illustrated text stories: "The Peculiar Duck: Everybody Laughed at This Strange Little Creature!" by Elizabeth Starr, illustration by Frank Frazetta; "Freddy Bear to the Rescue: Poor Freddy Was Too Big and Heavy to Ride a Seesaw!" by Uncle Jerry, illustration by Frank Frazetta; and "Mike and Jerry: These Two Cute Alley Cats Find Something to Purr About!" by Donald Bayne Hobart, illustration by Frank Frazetta. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Boy Comics (1942) 44
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Oxidation.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Norman Maurer, C.H. Moore, Mike Roy, John Belfi, and Charles Biro. An anthology title from publisher Lev Gleason and his primary creator, Charles Biro, featuring teen hero Crimebuster and his nemesis Iron Jaw. Crimebuster investigates a murder involving identical twins, in the series' first use of the initials "C.B." instead of his name, possibly because of a social backlash against crime comics. C.B tells the story of Larry Lane, the junkman's son, and how he created a gold-plated playground called Treasure Park. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Buck Rogers Sonic Ray gun. Crimebuster; Daredevil: The Case of the Washed-Out Alibi. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 31
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. Brooklyn--the Walking Book of Knowledge, pencils by Curt Swan; unknown to the Commandos a scientist uses Brooklyn in an experiment that makes him a walking encyclopedia. The Gem King; Rip disguises himself as Smokey in order to discover who the secret boss of a criminal gang is. Paul Bunyan and his Blue Ox, Babe article. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Solitary Confinement, pencils by Jack Kirby; when criminal Bryan Clay gets out of prison, the Commandos shadow to see if he'll lead them to the stolen loot. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Brick Bradford (1948) 7
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    • Double Cover. 1st cover 6.0, interior cover 8.0.
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    "Jewels of Jeopardy," "The Dungeon of Doom," "Too Little Too Late," "The Ladder of Death," "The Ancient Vengeance," and "Peace to the Prairie!" Alex Schomburg cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Buzzy (1944) 23
    Tags: Archie
    Published Feb 1949 by DC.
  • Issue #23
    Calling All Kids (1946) 23

    Stories and art by Marguerite Hamilton and others. A kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories, games and quizzes as well as comics. Marco Polar Bear and Bobby put on a play in their trailer; A kindly prince is aided by animals as he tries to free a princess; Paddy Penguin pulls a Pied-Piper stunt to get a new playground for the town kids. Guess My Name; Twinkle, The Star That Came Down From Heaven; Marco Polar Bear; Paddy Penguin; The Dwarf's Key; Riddles; What's Wrong?; Bobo; Pug and Curly. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Captain Easy (1947 Better Publications) 15
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
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    • Label #2004504005
  • Issue #93
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 93
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  • Issue #70
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 70
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Captain Marvel Jr. stars in "Captain Marvel Jr. Battles Worry," "The Meerschaum Murders," "The Lure of Crime," and "The Terrible Topsy-Turvy Table." Captain Kid stars in "The Fighting Fiasco." Also: "Kanvasback the Sick Gladiator." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 056 The Toilers of the Sea (1949) 1
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust.
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    • 2 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Coupon cut from back cover.
    • 1/3 of back cover removed.
    • Interior complete. RESTORATION. (Staples replaced). Full length spine split.

    The Toilers of the Sea, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 55, 2/49). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Complete Mystery (1948) 4
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  • Issue #11
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 11

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Bob Fujitani, Al Borth, C.H. Moore, Fred Guardineer and Charles Biro. A companion series to Crime Does Not Pay from the same publisher, slightly less violent and with more emphasis on police work. The Hunger Brothers start as stick-up men on the Cherokee Strip, and soon become the objects of a Midwestern manhunt. Zoot suit-wearing, bow-tied, tommygun-carrying Keno Rawson is a bank robber and a killer, but at least he looks sharp. A cop goes undercover in prison to learn that the Nash and Waters gang have buried their loot in a local cemetery. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Buck Rogers Sonic Ray gun. Mac Hunger and His Brother, Gil; On the Level; Keno Rawson; This'll Kill Ya!; Dwight Nash and Max Waters; Our Police Hall of Fame; Laugh These Off!; Who Is This Man? 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 1 (1948) 6
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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Ernie Schroeder, Al McWilliams, Paul Parker, Pete Morisi, John Giunta, Jack Keller, Jules Steiner and Leonard Starr. Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. A determined cop launches a one-man war on crime in 1888 Chicago. Jewel thief Buda Godman becomes notorious for blackmailing wealthy men by staging fake arrests. Identical criminals force police to try a new method of identification - fingerprinting - in 1903 Sing Sing. Whimsical gorilla cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Little Mountain of Muscle; French Fried Ice; Buda Godman: Queen of Gem Thieves; Sold!; Big Operator; The Girl Who Sold Lace; Like Peas in a Pod; A Death in the Family. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 72
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by George Tuska, Fred Guardineer, Claude Moore, Tony DiPreta and Charles Biro. The title that launched the crime comics genre, Crime Does Not Pay was noted for its violent pre-Code content and lurid tales of underworld life. Mr. Crime narrates the tale of Crag Denby, who wants to use his talents for crime to strong-arm his way to Hollywood stardom. A superstitious hood is undone by the "unlucky" card the four of hearts, just as he had feared. A story that dares the reader to figure out the killer of an heiress in her penthouse. Crag Denby the Movie-Struck Egomaniac; Andy Yole; Superstitious Bill Clements; This'll Kill Ya!; Our Police Hall of Fame; On The Level; Who Dunnit. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 6
  • Issue #22
    Dagar Desert Hawk (1948) 22
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    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Art by Edmond Good and A. C. Hollingsworth. Cover by Edmond Good. Dagar the Desert Hawk, aka Bart Benson, is a Lawrence of Arabesque hero who lives and fights in the Arabian desert. Educational comics focus on exotic animals including gorillas, giraffes, kangaroos, ostriches, camels, cobras, lions, crocodiles, leopards, and elephants; A government agent seeks Safari Cary's help to stop a diamond smuggling ring; Jungle warrior Tangi offers inspiration to a blocked writer. The Forgotten Allah!; The Perfidious Portrait!; Tropical Topics; Jungle Curiosities; Meet the Seminoles; A Dame, Diamonds and Dynamite!; Felony Files; A Purple Parakeet! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 14

    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Sept. 26 - Oct. 27, 1935. Tracy temporarily becomes Chief of Police in small-town Homeville to reduce crime. But his arrival coincides with that of gangsters Cut and Muscle Famon, and their equally deadly mother, Maw Famon. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 38 #1
    Dime Mystery Magazine (1932-1950 Dime Mystery Book Magazine - Popular) Pulp Vol. 38 #1
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  • Issue #4902
    Family Circle Magazine 4902

    Family Circle Magazine, February, 1949 issue, featuring an article on comic books and how they affect children. This article appeared five years before Seduction of the Innocent and unlike the Wertham book, it is pro-comic book reading. The article was written by Dr. Harvey Zorbaugh, professor of education and director of the Clinic for the Social Adjustment of the Gifted, New York University, and by Mildred Gilman, author and mother. The article discusses Dr. Fredrick J. Wertham's views and includes photos of children reading Rusty Comics, Superman, Iron Vic and Cookie. Cover price $0.05.

  • Issue #175
    Famous Funnies (1934) 175

    Contains comic strip reprints and a text story. In order of appearance: "Buck Rogers" by Philip Francis Nowlan and Rick Yager (as Dick Calkins); "Steve Roper and Wahoo" by Allen Saunders and Elmer Woggon; "Napoleon" by Clifford McBride; "Dickie Dare" by Mabel Burwick (as Odin); "Bobby Sox" by Martha B. Links; "Scorchy Smith" by Rodlow Willard; "Oaky Doaks" by Ralph Briggs Fuller. "Swimming Through" text story by Frank Hammond. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 11 #2
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Vol. 11 #2

    Volume 11, Issue 2 - February 1949. Cover by Arnold Kohn. Science Fiction and Adventures stories. This issue features "The Magician of Misty Cave" by S. M. Tenneshaw. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 156 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #63
    Fawcett's Funny Animals (1943) 63
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  • Issue #131
    Feature Comics (1939) 131
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  • Issue #214
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 214
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    Indicia title is Walt Disney's MICKEY MOUSE and his SKY ADVENTURE, No. 214. Cover art by Jim Pabian. Mickey Mouse and His Sky Adventure, script by Floyd Gottfredson and Ted Osborne, art by Bill Wright; Mickey and Goofy discover Doctor Einmug's laboratory floating in a cloud high in the sky; Black Pete tries to force the Doctor to give him the formula for the anti-gravity force that keeps the operation aloft. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #215
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 215

    Indicia title is SPARKLE PLENTY, No. 215. Sparkle Plenty, script and art by Chester Gould; After the birth of Sparkle Plenty to Gravel Gertie, B.O. Plenty's family gets $3,000 for letting "Glance" magazine do a feature on Sparkle; B.O. buries the money under a post, it gets lost, then is found by Dick Tracy; The story skips ahead six months to Mrs. Volts and her chauffeur dumping stolen electrical supplies on B.O.'s land; They are caught by B.O. but are let go when they pay him $20; After hiding in the North Woods, Mrs. Volts returns to the Plenty's house looking for her dog, which has become Sparkle's pet; She threatens to kill either B.O. or the dog, but is run off by a shotgun blast by Gravel Gertie. Paper doll cut-outs of Sparkle Plenty with clothes and accessories. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #216
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 216

    Indicia title is Walter Lantz ANDY PANDA and the POLICE PUP, No. 216. Cover art by Dan Gormley. Andy Panda and the Police Pup, art by Dan Gormley; Andy and Charlie buy a pup that they name Presto; He's part police dog and saves the day when Andy and Charlie get caught by a brutal bank robber named Sticky Fingers. Tightrope Walker back cover strip, art by Dan Gormley; Andy tries to be a tightrope walker, but Charlie tries to get into the act and causes problems. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #217
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 217

    Indicia title is BUGS BUNNY in COURT JESTER, No. 217. Cover art by Ralph Heimdahl. Court Jester, art by Ralph Heimdahl; Bugs is hired as a court jester in a castle; He makes friends with the princess, but is thrown in the dungeon when he fails to make the king laugh; The princess rescues him from the dungeon, but Bugs is captured by mistake by two giants in the employ of an evil duke. Out on a Limb back cover strip, art by Don Gunn. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Frankenstein Comics (1945) 17
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    • Label #0354987020

    Stories and art by Dick Briefer and Tyrone Krockmeyer. Cover by Dick Briefer. The first incarnation of Dick Briefer's famed Frankenstein comic featured Addams Family-style dark comedy and monster hijinks. A crook convinces Frankenstein that his conscience wants him to help assassinate a DA; Frankenstein encounters Aunty Soshul, who has deadly lightning powers; A machine turns Frankenstein into whatever he eats. Voice of His Conscience; Doc Smith; The Blaster; The Third Promotion; Presto Change-O; Cassidy the Cop; Perfume With a Punch. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Fun Parade (1942) 41
  • Issue #42
    Funny Stuff (1944) 42
    Published Feb 1949 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Dodo and the Frog story, art by Otto Feuer. Blabber Mouse story, art by Rube Grossman. Blackie Bear story, art by Rube Grossman. The Bravest Mouse In the World starring Giggle-Toons, by Howie Post. J. Rufus Lion story. Dodo and the Frog story, art by Otto Feuer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Gabby Hayes Western (1948 Fawcett) 3
  • Issue #24
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 24

    Gene Autry stars in "The Secret at Bottomless River." Back-up story, "Cheetwah's Treasure." Jesse Marsh art. Two-page text story, "The Red Shirt." Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) 30
    • Incomplete. Missing pages (affects art and story). Centerfold detached.

    Contains three Frank Frazetta illustrations. Frazetta illustrations appear in sixteen consecutive issues of Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) (#20-#35) and in eighteen consecutive issues of Happy Comics (1943) (#20-#37). Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Goofy Gander, Easy Come, Easy Go!'"; "Uncle Pigly Takes a Rest Cure!"; "Oliver Owl" art by Lynn Karp; "Peter Pigly in 'Wilbur's Birthday Cake'"; "Goofy Gander in 'How Goofy is Goofy?"; "Freddie" art by Lynn Karp; "Boar Brummel, A Hair Raising Story!" by Jack Bradbury; "Wilbur Fox"; "Hubert in 'Boom!'" story by Hubie Karp, art by Ken Champin; and "Little Billy Bear". Illustrated text stories: "The Ghost: The Other Pups All Called Punky a Scaredy-Dog!" by Betty Cummings, illustration by Frazetta; "The Worried Owl: Poor Little Albert Wanted to Be Bright and Wise!" by Donald Bayne Hobart, illustration by Frazetta; and "The Bully and the Blowfish: Little Bobby Just Couldn't Make Friends in Oceanville!" by Mickey Klar Marks, illustration by Frazetta. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Green Lantern (1941-1949 Golden Age) 36
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    Cover art by Alex Toth. The Riddle of the Red Domino starring Green Lantern, script by John Broome, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bob Oksner; A mysterious new criminal is out to verify that Alan Scott and Green Lantern are one and the same person--and he has the proof to back it up, forcing Alan to have to be in two places at the same time to unmask his new foe. Mystery of the Missing Messenger starring Streak, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Alex Toth; Streak and Alan Scott search for a young city bank messenger boy accused of taking $50,000. Natch--Streak's Wonder Dog of the Month fact page, art by Alex Toth. Introduction Please text story by Julius Schwartz [signed as Jules Black]. The Timberland Trail starring Green Lantern, script by John Broome, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Frank Giacoia; The Master of Light travels to Oregon to clear up problems in a lumbering camp in order to get his radio star back to Station WXYZ on time so Alan Scott will not lose an important sponsor. Science Snaps fact page by Martin Naydel. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Guns Against Gangsters Vol. 1 (1948) 3
    • 6" cumulative spine split. (taped).

    L.B. Cole cover. In order of appearance: "The Gunmaster Gregory Gayle, The Million-Dollar Carbine"; "The Volkstrum" by Harry Lazarus; cartoon gags by Milt Hammer; "Two-Ton O'Toole" by Art Helfant; "True! Lives of Crime Bring Doom To Criminals, The Carnival Killings" reprinted in Crime-Fighting Detective (1950) #15; "Crime Run-Down, You Spot The Clue!!" art by L. B. Cole, reprinted in Crime-Fighting Detective (1950) #11; "Heathcliff the Hobo" by Art Helfant; "Tony Gayle, The Fat Thin Man"; and "Boitram the Boiglar" by Art Helfant. "A Change for the Worse" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Ha Ha Comics (1943) 62
    Published Feb 1949 by ACG.

    Art by Ken Hultgren and others. Funny-animal mayhem from Creston, an imprint of independent publisher ACG, with art by cartooning legend Dan Gordon. Izzy and Dizzy use the magic lamp to stop Uncle Looie from making homemade snow skis; Robespierre and his pals seek a private place for their club meeting; A modern-day take on the Pied Piper. Robespierre; The Secretive Snowman; Stork Delivery Inc.; A Stranger In Little Town; Izzy and Dizzy; Small Trouble-Maker; "Doc" E. Z. Duzit; The Hepcats; The Real Lowdown on the Pied Piper of Hamelin; School Daze. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Cover by Ham Fisher (credited). Stories and art by Ham Fisher, Tom Doerer and Bob Powell. Ham Fisher's comic-strip boxer has adventures both inside and outside the ring. The search for Ann must be put on hold when Knobby is framed for murder and Joe intervenes to find out the truth. Plus true tales of athletic greats. Also featuring a vintage ad for the "Mickey Mouse - Donald Duck Weather House" home weather forecaster. Joe Palooka 1949 Calendar; The Case of the Nightclub Murder; Murder Plot; Knobby is Indicted For Murder; Walkie-Talkie Trouble; Joe Palooka's Album; Sportales; Sport Short; Sportopics. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • 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 #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 #6
    Lawbreakers Always Lose! (1948) 6
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom.