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Comic books February 1949

  • 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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #217
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 217
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    FP Detective Stories (1949-1952 Feature Publications) 23

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  • Issue #17
    Frankenstein Comics (1945) 17

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    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 #10
    Freckles and His Friends (Standard 1947) 10
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
  • Issue #194902
    Front Page Detective (1936-1995) 194902
    • Spine break.
  • Issue #41
    Fun Parade (1942) 41

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  • 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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Gabby Hayes Western (1948 Fawcett) 3

    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Gay Comics (1944 Timely) 36

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  • 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. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #1
    Giant Western (1947-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 3 #1

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  • Feb 1949
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  • Vol. 1 #5
    Glance (1948-1952 Cape Magazine) 1st Series Vol. 1 #5

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  • Issue #4
    Good Humor Magazine (1948-1956 Capitol/Charlton) 4

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    Issue #4 - Feb-Mar 1949. Jokes and single panel cartoons. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 50 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #30
    Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) 30

    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 #35
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  • 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.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    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 #24
    Hap Hazard Comics (1944) 24

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    Final issue. Contains teen antics stories in the style of Archie Comics. In order of appearance: "Hap Hazard, What's in a Name?"; "Dotty, All for One" art by Al Hartley; "Hap Hazard, Animal Antics"; and "Jerry the Jinx, The House That Jerry Jinxed". "Slap-Haps, Compiled by Hap Hazard" illustrated joke pages. Numbering continues with Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #25. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #4
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  • Issue #31
    Hedy De Vine Comics (1947) (Hedy of Hollywood) 31

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  • Issue #5
    Henry (1948-1961 Dell) 5

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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Carl Anderson's Henry in "Love's Young Scream," "Henry Spins A Yarn About His Uncle" and "Nonsense and Stuff"! Plus: Dusty in an untitled story on the inside front cover; "Henry's Cartoon Lesson!" activity page on the inside back cover; and Henrietta in an untitled story on the back cover! 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #11
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  • 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
    • Cover is loose at bottom staple.

    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.

  • Vol. 4 #1
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  • 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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  • Vol. 26 #2
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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

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    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 #7
    Johnny Hazard (1948 Standard) 7

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  • Issue #16
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    Men's interest humor digest with cartoons, jokes and tasteful pin-up photography. 5" x 6.5", 98 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #41
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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

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    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
    • Staple rust.

    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

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    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 #4
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  • 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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    Stories and art by Al Capp. Cover by Al Capp. Reprints of Al Capp's famed comic-strip masterpiece, featuring hillbilly hero Li'l Abner, his love Daisy Mae, and the citizens of Dogpatch, USA. Pappy is trapped in a magic vase by a curse from ancient India, and his only hope is the goofballs Hairless Joe and Lonesome Polecat. Plus a one-page story, "Li'l Abner Fights For His Rights," condemning comic-book censorship in whimsical Dogpatch fashion. Li'l Abner Fights For His Rights; Case of the Magic Vase; Is Pappy Doomed?; Dangerous Mission, Shipwrecked; Roddie; Snoopy; Winnie the Waitress: Sorority Dance. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.