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Comic books May 1949

  • Issue #7
    Abbott and Costello (1948 St. John) 7

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  • Issue #146
    Ace Comics (1937) 146

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    36 pages including covers Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #132
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 132
    Published May 1949 by DC.

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    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Secret of the Kents starring Superman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Junior Planeteer starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Land Where East Is West starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Thug Theatre starring Zatara, script by Joe Samachson, art by W. F. White. The Incredible Talents of Bronco Lou Hastings starring Vigilante, script by John Broome, art by Dan Barry. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #140
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 140

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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Journey to the Moon, script by William Woolfolk, pencils by John Sikela, inks by Ed Dobrotka; Superboy visits the moon with an absent-minded professor. Untold Arrow Tales starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Sleuth of the Sea starring Aquaman, script by Otto Binder, art by John Daly. The Man Who Hated Water starring Johnny Quick, script by Otto Binder, art by Charles Sultan. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Airboy Comics Vol. 06 (1949 Hillman) 4
    • Water damage.
  • Issue #107
    All American Western (1951) 107

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    Cover pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Frank Giacoia. Ads for A Date with Judy #10, Superman #57 and Real Screen Comics #23. Cheyenne Justice starring Johnny Thunder, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Frank Giacoia. Ads for Western Comics #8 and Dale Evans Comics #4. A Crown for Tony Barrett featuring Overland Coach, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. Silent Star Wins His War Bonnet, script and art by Joe Kubert. The Case of the Rustled Mule starring Minstrel Maverick, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by John Giunta. Cookie article by John Broome [as John Osgood], art by Raymond Perry; A discussion of the chuck wagon cook, his various cooking utensils and some of the dishes he cooks. Cowboy Flips Starring Johnny Thunder, script by Martin Naydel, art by Martin Naydel and Alex Toth; Instructions on how use the two pictures to simulate motion by flipping them. The Long Arrow starring Foley of the Fighting Fifth, script by Lee Goldsmith, pencils by Joe Kubert, inks by John Giunta. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    All Love (1949) 26

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  • Issue #17
    All Top Comics (1945 Fox) 17
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    • 1" spine split from top of comic.
  • Issue #32
    Amazing Mysteries (1949) 32

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    First issue (continues from Sub-Mariner). First Marvel horro comic. Even in 1949, comics were coming under fire for lurid covers and content. This Marvel issue contains a letter to the reader and the reader's parents which addresses the controversy, a controversy that would grow until the advent of Frederick Wortham and the Comics Code. It makes interesting reading along with the stories in this issue. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 23, Issue 5
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 23, Issue 5

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    May 1949. Science fiction stories by Gaston Derreaux, Alexander Blade, Frank Patton, Chester Ruppert, and Peter Worth. Illustrations by H.W. McCauley, Rod Ruth, Julian S. Krupa, and Bill Terry. Cover by McCauley. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 152 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 32, Issue 5
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    American Girl (1942) Volume 32, Issue 5
    Tags: Archie

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    Volume 32, Issue 5 - May 1949. The American Girl magazine. For all girls--Published by the Girl Scouts, features articles, advice, and crafts. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 52 pages, B&W Cover price $0.20.

  • Volume 43, Issue 3
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    Volume 43, Issue 3 - May, 1949. Science Fiction and Adventure stories. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #40
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    Vintage British humor magazine aimed primarily at men. 4 1/2-in. x 7-in., 36 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #52
    Batman (1940) 52
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1949 by DC.
    Auction opens July 3
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465453008

    Cover by Win Mortimer. The Man With the Automatic Brain!:, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Thinker, using a machine he created, pretends to discover Batmans secret identity; To prevent The Thinker from achieving his goal, Bruce stages his death with Alfred's help; Vicki Vale takes a picture of Alfred tossing a dummy of Bruce into the ocean; Alfred is taken to prison for the murder of Wayne. Batman and the Vikings!, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; When Bruce and Dick visit the Gotham City museum, they note an image of a Viking that looks like Bruce Wayne.....and who is labeled a coward, so they visit Carter Nichols to go back in time to discover the truth. Untitled two-page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. Fearless Wise Man text story, art by Raymond Perry. Cartoon Flips Starring Batman activity page by Martin Naydel. The Happy Victims!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Joker blackmails people into setting up fake robberies; The robberies stop when he tries to blackmail Bruce Wayne. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #101
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 101

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  • Issue #17
    Black Cat Comics (1946 Harvey) 17

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    Edited by Leon Harvey. Cover by Lee Elias. Stories by Lee Elias, Russell Stamm, Vic Herman, and Ken Ernst. Mystery, adventure, and humor tales starring such characters as Invisible Scarlet O'Neil, Winnie the Waitress, Sally and the Gang, Mary Worth, and the Black Cat, an action hero and skilled martial artist who uses a lasso and rope. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 11

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    Edited by Charles Biro and Bob Wood. Cover by Charles Biro. Stories by William Overgard, Claude Moore, George Roussos, Claude Moore, Robert Perry, Al Bare, Claude Moore, and Robert Perry. Rough and tumble action tales of cowboys and the Old West. A murderous sore loser stalks, with glimmering knife, toward Black Diamond and Bumpers bunk. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 11

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  • Issue #6
    Bruce Gentry (1948) 6

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  • Issue #72
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 72
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    Includes: cover Pencils by Al Avison; Murder In the Mind, Pencils by Gene Colan; The Magnificent Failure Witness story; and Tricks of the Trickster, art by Ken Bald. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Captain Easy (1947) 16
  • Issue #96
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 96
    • Cover detached at both staples.
  • Issue #73
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 73

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    "The Day Gravity Stopped," "The Rich Robot," "The Treasure of Fisherman's Island," and "Hakir the Fair." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) Canadian 73
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    Canadian Reprint. 36 pages. 7-1/4" x 10-1/4". Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Charlie McCarthy (1949) 1

    Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. Cast of Characters in Charlie McCarthy, Cowboy Detective, art by Harvey Eisenberg. Charlie McCarthy, Cowboy Detective, art by Harvey Eisenberg. Charlie and Mortimer at the Circus, art by Harvey Eisenberg; Mortimer gets a job at the circus bringing the elephants water. Charie McCarthy photo pinup. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 059 Wuthering Heights (1949) 1
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover and centerfold detached, 3" cumulative spine split.
    • 5" spine split from bottom of comic. Cover detached at one staple.

    Wuthering Heights, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 60, 5/49). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Comedy Comics (1948 Marvel) 7

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  • Issue #32
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 32
    Published May 1949 by DC.
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    Today is Valentine's Day starring Fox and Crow, art by Jim Davis. The Trojan Cheese starring Blabber Mouse, art by Rube Grossman; Tomcat tries get into the mouse hole by hiding in a piece of cheese. Mugsy the Tough Mole starring the Raccoon Kids, art by Otto Feuer; Mugsy desperately tries to prove he's a tough guy. The Society Flower Show starring Joe Kangaroo, art by Otto Feuer; Joe has to take pictures at a flower show. The $20 Auto starring Richut. The Magnet starring Nutsy Squirrel, art by Rube Grossman. Goofy Goose's Swimming Pool, art by Rube Grossman. Let's Be Friendly starring Willy Wolf, art by Ed Dunn. Frogs Is Ignerant starring Dodo and Frog, art by Otto Feuer. 76 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #22
    Cowboy Western Comics (1948) 22

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  • Issue #60
    Crack Comics (1940) 60

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    Cover art by Reed Crandall. Trouble Is No Picnic starring Captain Triumph, pencils by Reed Crandall; The Mayor is killed the day before he is to take office. Mr. Mystery starring Pen Miller, script and art by Klaus Nordling. The Doll House starring Inkie, script and art by Al Stahl. Trail of the Preying Hawk, pencils by Alice Kirkpatrick; Hack is pursuing a hit and run driver which turns out to be bankrobbers. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 14
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
  • Issue #75
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 75

    "Chuck Daner" (script and art by Dan Barry), "Russell Grant" (art by Tony DiPreta), "Who Dunnit" (art by Fred Gardineer), and "Richard Davis and John Conners." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Crime Fighters (1948 Marvel) 7
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Pedigree: Davis Crippen "D" Copy
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Davis Crippen "D" Copy Collection, Certificate of authenticity from Heritage Auctions. Highest graded.
    • Label #0745266005
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
  • Issue #11
    Crime Patrol (1948-1950 EC) 11

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  • Issue #6
    Criminals on the Run (1948) 6

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  • Issue #5
    Dale Evans Comics (1948) 5

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    Dale Evans stars in "The Thin Air Disappearances," "Those Deadly Dreams," and "Dale Evans of the Pny Express!" Sierra Smith Western Detective stars in "The Case of the Forgotten Stagecoach!" (art by Alex Toth). Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 54

    Two untitled Daredevil and the Little Wise Guys stories (one with art by Norman Maurer), and an untitled Sniffer back-up story (art by Carl Hubbell). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Date with Judy (1947) 10
    Published May 1949 by DC.
  • Issue #4
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 4

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    "The Buzzard of Sacred Mesa," "Dime Store Desperado," "The Last of the Scanlans," "Frontier Columbus," "The Wonderful Big Bill," and "False-Face." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #147
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 147

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    Cover art by Dick Sprang and Charles Paris. Tiger Shark! starring Batman, Robin, and Tiger Shark, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. When Private Eyes Cross starring Slam Bradley, art by Howard Sherman. Robot Town, U. S. A. starring Robotman, script by Otto Binder, art by Jimmy Thompson. Nature's Playground text story by David Kahn. The Fight of the Century starring The Boy Commandos, pencils by Carmine Infantino. 48 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 3
  • Issue #17
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 17

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    The Iron Man back-up by Bill Ely. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) 22

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    Tom Thumb and the Great Gazabo; Tom Thumb blackmails his cell mate, the Great Gazabo, then kidnaps the ex-con's daughter in order to force him to commit one last job; Doll Man takes them on as Thumb flies a helicopter and Doll Man piloting his Doll Plane. In Animal Land, art by Gill Fox; In Animal Land Perky discovers the animals hunt humans. The Reporter Gig starring Torchy, art by Bill Ward. Dragg; Doll Man investigates a weird robbery at a local bank. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Dotty (1948) 40
    Published May 1949 by Ace Magazines.

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  • Issue #1
    Ellery Queen (1949 Superior) 1
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    • Extra staples (manufacturing). Staple rust.
  • Issue #67
    Exciting Comics (1940) 67
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  • Issue #67
    Exciting Comics (1948) Canadian 67

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    Alex Schomburg Cover. Rick Howard the Mystery Rider "Plunder on the Prairie", Judy of the Jungle "The Bull Roarer", Judy and the Leopard Men (text story), The Black Terror "The Deadly Frame". 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Famous Crimes (1948) 9

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    "Mad Dog Coll"; James Harry, Pottler Flack stars in "Rats on the Loose"; and "Manhunt for Harry Tracey." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #178
    Famous Funnies (1934) 178

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    Buck Rogers, Steve Roper and Wahoo, Napoleon, Dickie Dare, Bobby Sox, Scorchy Smith, and Oaky Doaks Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 11, Issue 5
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    Volume 11, Issue 5 - May 1949. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Science Fiction and Adventures stories. This issue features "Keepers of the Flame" by Burt B. Stone. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 156 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.