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Comic books June 1949

  • Vol. 39 #3
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 39 #3

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  • Vol. 17 #2
    10-Story Detective Magaizine (1938-1949 Ace Magazines) Pulp Vol. 17 #2

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  • Vol. 24 #2
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 24 #2

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  • Issue #3
    4Most Vol. 8 (1949) Four Most 3

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Nina Albright and L. B. Cole. Sometimes listed as 4Most #34. Adventures of clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s. Kit Carter, The Cadet, and his pal Dan must defend themselves and their classmates from two tigers while armed only with spears. Lem the Grem uses gremlin magic to help a man whose "shopping service" is 50 years too early to be successful, and somehow ends up chasing gangsters down Main St. on an elephant. Toni Gayle's reporter boyfriend stands her up for a date because he's tracking the dangerous X Gang, so Toni gets angry and decides to track them down herself, only to find Ty strapped into a guillotine. Gorgeous tiger-attack cover by L. B. Cole. Toni Gayle; The Cadet; Avalanche; Lem the Grem. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #147
    Ace Comics (1937) 147

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    Edited by Jean S. McKay. Stories and art by Charles Flanders, Drake Williams, H. H. Knerr, Doc Winner, Chic Young, Joe Musial, Lee Falk, Ray Moore, William Ritt, Clarence Gray, Don Moore and Alex Raymond. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay presents an anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. Includes Alex Raymond's Jungle Jim and Lee Falk's The Phantom. The Phantom's missing-Maharajah storyline reaches its dramatic finale at Tiger Peak; Alex Raymond's detective strip Rip Kirby debuts, as band leader Swanee hires Rip to investigate a blackmail case. The Phantom; Jungle Jim; Katzenjammer Kids; Fighting Americans; Blondie; Rip Kirby; Teddy and Sitting Bull; Doc Winner's Daffy Doodles. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #133
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 133
    Published Jun 1949 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1249756019

    Cover art by Al Plastino. The World's Most Perfect Girl starring Superman, script by William Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino. Hollywood of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Man Who Hunted Thrills starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Gold Rush Comes to Gotham Cit starring Vigilante, script by John Broome, art by Dan Barry. 52 Pages, Full Color. Full-page ad for Superboy #2. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 19 #4
    Action Stories (1921-1950 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 19 #4

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  • Jun 1949
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Jun 1949

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    June 1949. Cover by Charles Dye. "Congo Contraband" by Dock Hogue. Other stories by Harold Preece, Charles Yerkow, Edward Arthur Dolph, Albert Richard Wetjen, Jerry B. Eberts, Robert Monroe, H. A. DeRosso, F. R. Buckley, and Shad Collins. 7" x 9-1/4" 130 black and white newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #141
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 141
    • 2.5" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Al Wenzel. When Superboy Lost His Power, script by Don Cameron, art by John Sikela; Two rival gangs contend over a powerless Superboy. The Case of the Insect Zoo starring Green Arrow, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp. Return of the Sea Sleuth starring Aquaman, script by Otto Binder, art by John Daly. The Candid Camera Crimes starring Johnny Quick, script by Otto Binder, art by Charles Sultan. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 5

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    Cover art by Edvard Moritz. She Dared the Unknown, art by Edvard Moritz; In the seventeenth century, Scarlett Dalton finds a weird figurine that is possessed by a spirit who gives her supernatural powers, but she is betrayed by her frightened fiance and burned as a witch. The Spirit of Frankenstein, Part 1, art by Charlie Sultan. The Blonde Witch of the Swamp, art by Edvard Moritz. The Ghostly Crew, art by Jon Blummer. Strange Spirits, pencils by South Sea. The Spectral Singer, art by John Celardo. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 32 #3
    Air Trails Pictorial (1942-1950 Street & Smith) Vol. 32 #3
  • Vol. 6 #5
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 6 #5
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Paul Reinman 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 #64. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #5 in indicia. In the remote reaches of Alaska, Airboy is caught up in the war between the sightless ones and the Ice-Incas. The true story of America's first cowboys - in upstate New York during the Revolutionary War! In his final appearance, the Flying Fool meets the family of his faithful assistant Wing Ding, and helps them out of a jam. Airboy; The Flying Fool; Clean-Up In Deadwood; Rosie and Luck; Big Six: The Story of the Great Matty; The First Cowboys. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Al Capp's Dogpatch (1949) 1

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    #71 on cover. Dated June 1949. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #6
    All Sports Magazine (1939-1951 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 4 #6

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  • Issue #47
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 47
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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Right edge trimmed. Tape on cover & interior. Minor side edge cracks. Cracking to top left corner.
    • Label #1175925014

    The Justice Society of America heads to the old west in "The Ghost of Billy the Kid!" Script by John Broome, pencils by Irwin Hasen (splash page and chapters 1 and 3) and Arthur Peddy (chapter 2), inks by Bob Oksner (splash and chapters 1 and) and Bernard Sachs (chapter 2). Back-up Rockhead McWizzard story. Two-page article, "Time Will Tell," about clocks. Hasen/Oksner cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Alley Oop (1947-1949 Standard/Visual Editions) 17

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  • Vol. 4 #4
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  • Vol. 23 #6
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 23 #6
    • .5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • 7 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
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    June 1949. Science fiction stories by Alexander Blade, S.M. Tenneshaw, Rubbert Carlin, Guy Archette, Robert Moore Williams, Grover Kent, and George Grauman. Illustrations by Murphy Anderson, W.G. Adam, Rod Ruth, Julian S. Krupa, and Bill Terry. Cover by Arnold Kohn. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 144 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1949SUMMER
    Amazing Stories Quarterly Reissue (1940-1951 Ziff-Davis) Collected Pulp 1949SUMMER

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    All issues in this series consist of three remaindered/coverless copies of unsold Amazing Stories (not reprints) re-bound together by Ziff-Davis into a single thick volume with new outer cover art.

  • Jun 1949
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    June 1949. Cover by MEL. Magazine produced by the American Cartoonists Association showcasing talents cartoonists and artist. 34 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 32 #6
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    Volume 32, Issue 6 - June 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.

  • Issue #306
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  • Issue #20
    Animal Antics (1946) 20
    Published Jun 1949 by DC.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Gangster Games starring Raccoon Kids, art by Otto Feuer. Untitled Nip and Chip story, art by Otto Feuer. Pete the Detective starring Pete the Pup, art by Otto Feuer. Julius the Bug starring Goofy Goose, art by Rube Grossman; Julius threatens to push Goofy out of his own comic strip. So Julius tries to mail him to the Raccoon Kids. Untitled Willy Wolf story, art by Ed Dunn. Homes to Fit Your Personality starring Custer the Cat and Cheesy the Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. Flat Feet starring Presto Pete, script and art by Howie Post; Pete tries his hand at being a salesman but only seems to have one customer who he keeps offending no matter what he does. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Archie (1943) 38
    • Staple rust with migration. 3/4" Spine split from bottom.

    Cover by Bob Montana. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Vigoda and Ray Gill. Featuring Archie in: "Room and Bored" (introduction of the Mayor); "Burning Up" (guest-starring Mr. Bumble; introductions of Looie and Dr. McFossil); "Oh, My Achin' Heart"; "Radio Rodeo"; and "Snobby Hobbies"! Plus: Betty and Veronica in "A Tale of a Trailer"! Also: 2-page text piece "Hollywood Tattle Tales"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 328 #6
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 328 #6

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  • Issue #6
    Arkham Sampler SC (1948) 6
    • Staple rust with Rust migration.

    Spring 1949, Vol. 2, Issue 2 (whole number 6).

    The Arkham Sampler was an American fantasy and horror fiction magazine first published in Winter 1948. The headquarters was in Sauk City, Wisconsin. The magazine, edited by August Derleth, was the first of two magazines published by Arkham House. It was published on a quarterly basis. The cover design was prepared by Ronald Clyne and was printed in alternating colors for the eight quarterly issues. Each issue had a print run of 1,200 copies with the exception of the Winter 1949 "All Science-Fiction Issue", of which 2,000 copies were printed. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 6 #10
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  • Vol. 43 #4
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 43 #4
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Volume 43, Issue 4 - June, 1949. Cover by Chesley Bonestell. Science Fiction and Adventure stories. Featuring THE APHRODITE PROJECT by Philip Latham. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #50
    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly (1943 Avon Book Company) 50

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  • Issue #11
    Awful Oscar (1949) 11
    Published Jun 1949 by Marvel.

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  • Issue #2
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 2

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell and Tom Doerer. Comics about famous sports figures of the past, featuring a continuing comics biography of baseball legend Babe Ruth. Early baseball player and coach Al Schacht is one of the first pro athletes to cash in on his name, becoming a restaurateur. Baseball player and manager Ralph Kiner was perhaps more famous as the voice of the New York Mets on radio. The story behind some of the American League team logos, plus tales of sports oddities. Part two of the comics biography of Babe Ruth. The Life of Babe Ruth: Babe Enters Professional Baseball (chapter two); Babe Ruth's Sports Tips: Batter Up!; Baseball Clinic: How to Pitch; The Clown Prince of Baseball; Whirl of Sports; Club-House Close-Outs; Baseball's Triple Threat; Sport Topics; Today's Hottest Sport Stars; Babe Ruth's Sports Quiz; Sporting Fun; Ralph Kiner, the Alhambra Assassin; Know Your Teams: American League. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Barker (1946) 12
    Published Jun 1949 by Quality.

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    Edited by George E. Brenner. Cover by Gill Fox. Stories Klaus Nordling, Jack Cole, and Gwen Hansen. Whimsical circus tales with clowns and other trappings of the big top, including Carnie Calahan as The Barker! 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Barnyard Comics (1944) 24

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    36 page issues begin. Contains Frank Frazetta comic story art and two 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, 'Ride 'Em, Cowboy'"; "Snooze, 'The Sleepy Watchdog'" art by Vincent Fago; "Hucky Duck, 'Barney's Little Helper'" art by Frank Frazetta, reprinted in Small Wonders (1991); "Samuel Spaniel"; "Barney Rooster"; and "Professor Bacon, 'The Wonderful Machine!'" art by Frank Frazetta. Illustrated text stories: "The Big Race: Poor Little Elmer Wasn't Wanted on the Track Teams!" by Uncle Andy, illustration by Frank Frazetta; and "The Colt Who Was Too Good: Chester Didn't Want to Be an Ordinary Plow Horse!" by Betty Cummings, illustration by Frank Frazetta. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #12
    Baseball Stories (1938-1954 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 2 #12

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  • Issue #41
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  • Issue #567
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    Published 1949 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #568
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    Published 1949 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #569
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    Published 1949 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #570
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    Published 1949 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 8 #2
    Beauty Parade (1941-1956 Harrison Publications) Vol. 8 #2

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  • Vol. 1 #12
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  • Issue #1949
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    1949 Edition - 1st Printing. Edited by Lawrence Lariar. 300 of the best Cartoons featured in Colliers, the Saturday Evening Post, and Argosy. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W

  • Jun 1949
    Best True Fact Detective (1943-1981 Newsbook) Jun 1949

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  • Issue #58
    Best Western (1949) 58
    Published Jun 1949 by Marvel.
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    • 1/2" spine tear from top of comic.
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    • Centerfold detached.

    Continues from the pulp magazine series Best Western (1935-1949 Western Fiction/Interstate) 1st Series. #58 would have been Volume 5 #8 of that series. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #115
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  • Issue #102
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 102

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  • Vol. 26 #3
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 26 #3

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  • Vol. 28 #1
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 28 #1

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    Summer 1950. The Black Bat in "The Murder Genius" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "The Body in the Bar" by D.L. Champion; "The Wreath on her Coffin" by Johanas L. Bouma; "The Cop and the Star" by Barry Perowne; "Pass the Dice--to Death" by Jack D'Arcy; and "Thubway Tham, Eye Witness" by Johnston McCulley. One-page ad for Popular Library paperbacks includes a listing and small cover reproduction for "Duke" by Hal Ellson (i.e. Harlan Ellison), noting, "This novel pulls no punches about teenage hoodlums. It's almost unbelievable--yet true!" Pulp magazine format; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #12
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 12

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    Edited by Bob Wood. Cover by Charles Biro. Stories by William Overgard, Claude Moore, Fred Guardineer, Sam Cooper, and Jack Keller. Black Diamond (art by William Overgard), "Bowie" Ben Marsh and "Crazy" Jake Dudley (art by Fred Gardineer, Brothers in Banditry (art by Cooper), and Sheriff Dustry Cullenbine (art by Jack Keller). Rough and tumble action tales of cowboys and the Old West. Black Diamond battles a gang of murderous desperadoes who defy the government and the life savings of every law-abiding citizen in the west. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 27

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    Final issue of the series. Edited by Ned Pines. Cover by Alex Schomburg. "The Haunt of Kowanchoo!" (art by Mort Meskin), "The Cheat of Chinatown" (art by George Tuska?), and "Clash By Night!" (art by Ruben Moreira). Two one-page strips by Moreira. Three-page illustrated Black Terror text story, "Professor's Secret" (story by Charles Strong). Action-packed tales featuring such characters as Ned Dart, Angel-Face Dalton, and the Black Terror, a super strong super-hero. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.