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Comic books March 1949

  • Vol. 38 #3
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  • Issue #22
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  • Issue #71
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 71

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    Includes: cover Pencils by Al Avison; Trapped By the Trickster, art by Avison; Terror Is Blind, Pencils by Ken Bald, Inks by Syd Shores; The Whispering Voice text story; The Mark of Death--Let's Play Detective; and Fate Fixed a Fight. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #94
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 94

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    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder, Al Liederman, Howard Boughner and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck, Pete Costanza, Al Liederman and Howard Boughner. Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) stars in: "The Battle of Electricity" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck; "Sivana's Understudy" by Otto Binder and Pete Costanza; "The Phantom Plague" with art by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza; and "The God of Crime" by Otto Binder and Pete Costanza. Plus: Captain Kid in "Money to Burn" by Al Liederman; Headline Harry tale "Go Yeast, Young Man" by Howard Boughner; and Jon Jarl in the 2-page text story "The Mind Exchange" with script by Otto Binder (as Eando Binder). 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 71

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    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
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  • Issue #6
    Catholic Comics Volume 3 (1948) 6

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  • Issue #5
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 5

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (although signed as 'Simon and Kirby'). Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Briefer, ? [as Manny Stallman] and Carmine Infantino. Charlie Chan stars in: "The Antique Burglar"; "Murder on Ice"; and "The Dude Ranch Hold-Up"! Plus: Inspector Mason, Scotland Yard tale "The Case of the Floating Mine Racket"! Also: "The Fox of Paris"! And: 2-page text story "The Promotion"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 057 The Song of Hiawatha (1949) 1
    • 3/4" tear on back.
    • Cover detached.
    • Cover detached at both staples.
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple and loose at second.
    • Cover detached, tape on interior cover.
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.
    • 7 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    The Song of Hiawatha, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 55, 3/49). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 057 The Song of Hiawatha (1949) 3
    • Staple rust with migration.

    The Song of Hiawatha, 3rd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 94). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Classics Illustrated 057 The Song of Hiawatha (1949) 4

    The Song of Hiawatha, 4th Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 118). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #8
    Classics Illustrated 057 The Song of Hiawatha (1949) 8

    The Song of Hiawatha, 8th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 167). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
    Comedy Comics (1948 Marvel) 6

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    Millie the Model in "Out in the Cold," Tessie the Typist in "Wedded Woes," Hedy de Vine in "Gossip Girls," and Lana in "Puppy Love!" Two-page text story, "A Wish Come True." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Comic Cavalcade (1942-1954) 31

    Tonight is Chistmas Eve starring Fox and the Crow, art by Jim Davis. A Blabber Mousetrap, art by Rube Grossman. Free Rides starring the Raccoon Kids, art by Otto Feuer. Throckmorton Turtle a Success Again starring Tortoise and the Hare, art by Rube Grossman. What's the idea reciting poetry? starring Goofy Goose, art by Rube Grossman; Goofy decides to be a poet and goes digging for rhymes. Squirrels Can't Talk starring Nutsy Squirrel, art by Rube Grossman; The Professor tries to convince Nutsy that squirrels can't talk. The rewards of thrift starring Chick 'n Gumbo, art by Howie Post. House to Share starring Duffy. Here we go gathering nuts in May starring Nip And Chip, art by Otto Feuer. From this day forward I'm going to reform starring Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer. 76 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 10 #2
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  • Vol. 22 #1
    Complete Love Magazine (1938-1951 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 22 #1

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  • Vol. 4 #5
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  • Issue #21
    Cowboy Western Comics (1948) 21

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    Contains a Buffalo Bill story. In order of appearance: "The Ranch Boys" art by Al Martin Napoletano; "Jesse James" reprinted in Cowboy Western Comics (1948) #51; "The Vigilantes, The Mystery of the Altered Brands" art by Clinton Harmon; "Annie Oakley" reprinted in Cowboy Western Comics (1948) #51; "Buffalo Bill" art by Michael Nargi; "Legends of Paul Bunyan" and "Denver Mudd and Bushey Barns, Sheriff Mudd and the Case of the Headless Outlaw!" art by Clinton Harmon; and "The Ranch Boys" art by Al Martin Napoletano."Kit Carson's Indian Adventures" text story by Donna Davis. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Crack Comics (1940) 59
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    • Missing front cover, back cover attached by added staples.
  • Vol. 10 #1
    Crack Detective (1942-1949 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 10 #1

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  • Issue #12
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 12

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Bob Fujitani, Robert Perry, C.H. Moore, 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. Stick-up men commit two hold-ups and two murders, but their take is a mere $19. A horse trainer who knows how to fix races also has a talent for murder that will take him far in the busy field of organized crime. An extremely detailed look at the science of ballistics in 1949. Two Who Sold Their Lives For $19!; On the Level; Theodore Downes; This'll Kill Ya!; Steve Bracy and Al Moss; Science Vs. the Criminal: Ballistics; Our Police Hall of Fame; Thug Uglies; James Conlon. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Crime and Punishment (1948) Canadian Edition 12

    Canadian Edition. Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Bob Fujitani, Robert Perry, C.H. Moore, 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. Stick-up men commit two hold-ups and two murders, but their take is a mere $19. A horse trainer who knows how to fix races also has a talent for murder that will take him far in the busy field of organized crime. An extremely detailed look at the science of ballistics in 1949. Two Who Sold Their Lives For $19!; On the Level; Theodore Downes; This'll Kill Ya!; Steve Bracy and Al Moss; Science Vs. the Criminal: Ballistics; Our Police Hall of Fame; Thug Uglies; James Conlon. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #12
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  • Issue #73
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 73

    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 two-bit hood Peter Feflin, who wages war against another street gang on the rooftops of the New York tenements. Al Jennings becomes obsessed with getting the man he's convinced was responsible for sending him to prison. Mayhew and Johns, described in the story as "stir-mad, kill-mad morons," go on a spree of murder and robbery across the South. Also featuring vintage ads for "Amazing Life-Like Rubber Masks" and "Animated Lilliputiana." Two Gangs at War and Peter Feflin; Al Jennings, the Man Who Squealed on Himself!; How the Police Stopped the Murder Rampage of Dennis Mayhew and Everett Johns; 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 Fighters (1948 Marvel) 6

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    This issue contains an anti-Wertham editorial signed, "The Editors of the Marvel Comics Group." Stories include "The Last Cigarette," "Terror by Remote Control," "Gangster's Goal," "The Bullet Sings," and "Tide of Terror," plus a two-page text story, "The Landing." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Crime Patrol (1948-1950 EC) 10
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #1554507023

    Cover by Johnny Craig. Stories by Richard Kraus and Al Feldstein. Art by Al Feldstein, Stan Ash and H. C. Kiefer. E.C.'s Pre-Trend crime title started as adventure, changed to grisly crime stories and eventually metamorphosed into straight-up horror. Desperate for a job, Nina becomes a dime-a-dance girl, but when steady customer Frank falls for her, she must keep it a secret from her crooked boss Steve. When a railroad card game leads to murder on a train, the train's Inspector must track down deadly card-sharp Jim Leech. Artist Henry Brand finds his calling by painting ringer racehorses to look like the real thing so gangsters can fix races. Dance-Hall Racket; The Ace of Spades; The Ten O-Clock Burglars; The Horse Painter. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Criminals on the Run (1948) 5
    • 1" Spine split from top of comic.

    Cover by Al McWilliams. Stories and art by Bob Plate, Harvey K. Fuller, Milt Hammer, and Al McWilliams. Sometimes listed as Criminals on the Run Vol. 04 #5. Bespectacled, eccentric detective "King" Cole Jr. takes over his father's detective agency. A note on the cover insists that the comic is "without gore, without morbidness, without suggestiveness." Young King Cole and Iris Norland investigate a murder on a steamer ship. Bumbling detective Homer K. Beagle seeks the stolen worms needed by the zoo to feed the platypus. Doctor Drew, who can talk to animals, investigates snakebite deaths on a snake farm. Young King Cole: Murder on a Steamer; End of the Line; Homer K. Beagle: The Missing Worms!; Dr. Drew: Fangs of Death. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Dale Evans Comics (1948 - 1952) 4
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    Photo cover of Dale Evans and Pal. Phantom of Cactus Canyon, script by Ryerson Johnson, art by Jim McArdle; Dale helps an engineer when an unknown vandal tries to destroy a new dam. Mere Slip of the Gun, script by Ryerson Johnson, art by Jim McArdle; An escaped convict forces a plastic surgeon to hide his telltale identification mark, but Dale tracks him down anyway. The Case of the Outdated Outlaw, script by Joe Millard, art by Alex Toth; Sierra crosses paths with an old man who once terrorized the territory. A brief account of Dan Beard's life by Ben Allen. A Dead Man's Life starring Dale Evans, script by Ryerson Johnson, art by Jim McArdle. Captain Tootsie stars in a one-page Tootsie Roll ad, Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear With Invisible Light, by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Ad for Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood #1 and a plug for Alan Ladd's film, Whispering Smith. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 53
    • 2" cumulative spine split. All interior pages detached at one staple.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Norman Maurer, Al Borth, Virginia Hubbell and Carl Hubbell. This early superhero title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. Daredevil and the Little Wise Guys are chosen to lead an archaeological expedition to an Egyptian tomb that has never been located. Sniffer and the Deadly Dozen stow away aboard a gambling ship that turns out to be a gangster's elaborate kidnapping scheme. The Little Wise Guys have to let inept player Lawrence join their junior football league, so his father will give them land for a clubhouse. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Buck Rogers Sonic Ray gun. Daredevil and the Little Wise Guys; This'll Kill Ya!; Daredevil; Crimebuster: The Case of the Death-Dealing Statuette; Sniffer. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Date with Judy (1947-1960) 9
    Published Mar 1949 by DC.
    • 4 cumulative spine split. Tape repair to interior cover.
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Graham Place. Untitled story, art by Graham Place; Judy tries to teach Oogie not to exaggerate or to say things that are not literally true. Buzzy/Leave It to Binky house ad. Untitled story, art by Graham Place; Randolph is trying to devise an improved mousetrap, but it's his father who gets caught in it. Untitled story, art by Graham Place; Judy insists that Oogie take her to the movies even though there is a great band playing elsewhere and neither of them wants to see the movie, because she's already written about their movie date in her diary. Untitled story, art by Frank Harry; Willy reads a book about how to be popular with girls, but the advice turns out to be all wrong. Untitled one-page story, script and art by Harry Lampert; Chip tries to evade a fine for fishing without a license. Scribbly house ad. Untitled story, art by Graham Place; Oogie has to go to great lengths to get Judy to listen to his excuse for being late. "Judy Discovers Oogie" text story, art by Graham Place. Untitled story, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Graham Place; Everyone thinks that Judy has run away from home because Oogie wouldn't propose marriage to her. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 3

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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 hold-up 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. "Race on the Big Muddy" article; Competition between fur companies in the Rockies and upper Missouri. "The Wanderer"; Tim Hanley's search for his brother's killer. "The Man and the Mountain"; Zebulon Pike's explorations in the Rocky Mountains in 1805. "The Widow Maker," art by John Prentice; The story of Clay Allison, a Texas desperado after the Civil War. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #11
    Detective Book Magazine (1930-1952 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 5 #11

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  • Issue #145
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 145

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    Cover by Win Mortimer and Charles Paris. Stories by Otto Binder and unknown. Art by Jimmy Thompson, Dick Sprang, Charles Paris, Howard Sherman, Carmine Infantino and unknown. Dick Grayson suffers from a case of amnesia after rescuing a woman from near death. Bruce devises a plan for the youngster to "assume" the role of Robin in order to try and shock him into remembering his true identity. Don't miss Batman and Robin in "Robin, the Boy Failure!" with art by Dick Sprang and Charles Paris. Plus: Robotman in "The Smash-Up Crimes!" by Otto Binder and Jimmy Thompson; Slam Bradley in "His Highness, King Shorty!" with art by Howard Sherman; and The Boy Commandos in "Undercover Gangster!" with pencils by Carmine Infantino. Also: Shorty half-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Daffy & Doodle half-pager by Lit-Win; Casey the Cop half-pager by Boltinoff; Shorty 2-pager by Boltinoff; and 2-page text piece "From Tree Trunk to Ocean Liner." 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 29 #2
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  • Vol. 22 #3
    Detective Novels Magazine (1938-1949 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 22 #3
  • Vol. 176 #6
    Detective Story Magazine (1915-1949 Street & Smith) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 176 #6

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  • Vol. 41 #4
    Detective Tales (1935-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 41 #4

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  • Issue #194903
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    "I was a $100 a Night Call Girl!" Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 2

    Cover by Joe Certa. Stories and art by Jim Wilcox, Al McWilliams, Milt Hammer, Jack Warren, Joe Certa, Al McWilliams, Gordon Guth and Art Helfant. Boys' adventure with military cadet and sportsman Dick Cole, who appeared in Blue Bolt, 4Most and Target Comics before getting his own series. Dick Cole's rival cadet for campus leadership, Bark Hall, puts aside his differences to prevent a lethal attack on Dick. Speck, Spot and Sis battle the mysterious Master Mind at the Junior Country Club Dance. Millionaire adventurer Rick Richards runs afoul of eccentric inventor Wizley Zard, who has a grudge against him. Dick Cole; Speck, Spot and Sis; The Real Thing; Rick Richards; Bull's-Eye Bill; Heathcliff the Hobo; Dick Cole; Merkin Gerkin; Two-Ton O'Toole. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961 Dell/Harvey) 15
    • Interior is complete. Extensive accumulation of defects. Pen marks on story pages.
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    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 Oct. 27 - Dec. 4, 1935. After a shootout with Maw and Muscle, Tracy takes on Cut and the rest of his gang, aided by an undercover G-man. But the gang gets the drop on him. 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. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Mar 1949
    Dime Detective Magazine (1931-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp Mar 1949

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  • Vol. 54 #3
    Dime Western Magazine (1932-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 54 #3

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  • Issue #5
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    Volume 5, 1st Printing - "Love for Sale" by John Wilstach. Softcover, 5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #21
    Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) 21
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    • Staple rust/migration, corner chew.
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    • Heavy oxidation, corner chipping.

    Poison Pistol starring Doll Man and Clane. Human Cargo starring Doll Man, Big Louie, and Handy Andy. Torchy and the Double Exposure starring Torchy, art by Bill Ward. Untitled Doll Man story; Doll Man disguises himself as a child's doll in order to prevent a kidnapping. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Dotty (1948) 39
    Published Mar 1949 by Ace Magazines.

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    Contains young adult romance stories. In order of appearance: "Dotty, Temporarily Yours" art by Al Hartley; "Hired Date!"; "Dotty, Week-End Romance" art by Al Hartley; and "Sorority Sue, Love is a Gamble!". "Career Girl" text story by Elaine Love. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 16 #4
    Double Action Western Magazine (1934-1960 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 16 #4

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  • Issue #5
    Ella Cinders (1948) 5
  • Vol. 13 #64
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  • Issue #25
    Ernie Comics (1948) 25

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  • Vol. 31 #3
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 31 #3

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