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Comic books June 1949

  • Issue #10
    Famous Crimes (1948) 10

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    In order of appearance: "Wilbur Underhill, Tri-State Terror" art by B. Darrow, retitled and reprinted as "Tri-State Terror.." in Startling Terror Tales (1953-54 2nd Series) #5; "The Deadly O'Donnell Brothers" retitled and reprinted as "Evil Empire of Crime.." in All Famous Police Cases (1952-54) #10; and "The Fleagle Brothers" art by Eddie Schwartz. "The Shattered Alibi" text story retitled and reprinted as "Crazy to Kill!!" in Spook (1954) #22. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jun 1949
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Jun 1949

    Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #179
    Famous Funnies (1934) 179
    • 1/2" Spine split from top. Cover detached at one staple.

    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; and "Oaky Doaks" by Ralph Briggs Fuller. "Angle Scoop" text story. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 10 #3
    Famous Western (1937-1960 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 10 #3

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  • Issue #4
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    Issue #4 -Summer 1949. A classic SF fanzine with contributions from prominent fans like Forrest J. Ackerman and Darrell Richardson but also author profiles written by themselves (Robert Bloch, Jack Williamson, Robert Heinlein, et al). Scarce. 4 1/4-in. x 5 1/4-in., 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Jun 1949
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Jun 1949
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
    • Interior complete. Full length spine split.

    Volume 11, Issue 6 - June 1949. Cover by James B. Settles. Science Fiction and Adventures stories. This issue features "Eye of the World" by Alexander Blade. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 148 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 7 #2
    Fantastic Adventures Quarterly (1941-1951 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Vol. 7 #2
    • 3.5" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #15
    Fantasy Review (1947) UK fanzine 15

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    Summer 1949. Vol. 3 # 15. In this issue: Ray Bradbury interview; the history of Wonder Stories; and lots of reviews, including "The Other Side of the Moon" by August Derleth (ed.), "Lest Darkness Fall" by L. Sprague de Camp, "Without Sorcery" by Theodore Sturgeon; and more. 1 shilling original UK price. 5.5-in. x 8.5-in.; black and white; 32 pages.

  • Issue #65
    Fawcett's Funny Animals (1943) 65

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  • Vol. 1 #3
    FBI Detective Stories (1949-1951 Popular Publications) Canadian Edition Vol. 1 #3

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  • Vol. 1 #3
    FBI Detective Stories (1949-1951 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 1 #3

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  • Issue #135
    Feature Comics (1939) 135

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    Cover pencils by Dan Zolnerowich (?)."The Giant of Evil, Magog"; A giant named Magog creates a serum that increases the size of human beings; Fortunately, for the Doll Man, he perishes from that very serum! "The Stone God of Echo Island," script and art by Paul Gustavson; Rusty Ryan vs. Hardy, Carson and Chief Kuzama. "Trumpet Call of Death," art by Alice Kirkpatrick; A stranger joins Swing Sissons band to get revenge on a mobster who framed him. "School Traffic Squad" starring Shenanigan, script and art by Bart Tumey. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #3
    Fifteen Love Stories (1949-1955 Fictioneers) Pulp Vol. 1 #3

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  • Issue #62
    Fight Comics (1940) 62

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    Cover by Joe Doolin and others. Edited by Joseph V. Daffron and Jerry Iger. Stories and art by Jack Kamen, Robert Webb, John Forte, and David Heames. A combat-themed anthology from Fiction House that featured early work from many future comics legends (often uncredited) in the Eisner-Iger Shop. Tiger Girl meets a cult of Egyptians who are making a pilgrimage to a temple hidden in the African jungles; Enemy agents infiltrate Captain Fight's ship and engineer a mutiny; Once more, Hooks Devlin's gal Peaches gets him out of a jam. Tiger Girl; Risks, Unlimited starring Rip Carson; Kayo Kirby; World Adventurers - William Phips; Hooks Devlin; Senorita Rio; Captain Fight. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #5
    Fight Stories (1928-1952 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 9 #5

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  • Issue #3
    First Love Illustrated (1949) 3

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    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Al Eadeh, Bob Powell, Edgar Allan Poe, Tom Gill and Lee Elias. Harvey's entry in the romance-comic genre includes love poetry, advice to readers, and occasional pre-Code notoriety. Nurse Jane finds herself in the unlikely position of having to choose between patient Jerry and surgeon Tom, right when Tom is about to operate on Jerry. Zaftig Roz despairs of being asked to dances or parties because of her plus-size looks, in a story unusual for a 1940s romance comic. Superstitious gal Jinx allows a fortune-teller's advice to ruin her romance with handsome Red. Plus "true" reader tales of love, love poetry from classic authors, and vintage love advice. Could I Let Jealousy Wreck an Innocent Man's Life?; Gossip Nearly Ruined My Love; Was I Too Fat to Be Loved?; First Kiss; Cupid's Corner; Superstition Made Me Afraid to Love. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #3
    Flirt (1947-1955 Flirt Magazine) Vol. 2 #3

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  • Issue #231
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 231
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.
    • Centerfold detached at both staples.

    Indicia title is "Walt Disney's MICKEY MOUSE and THE RAJAH'S TREASURE, No. 231." Cover art by Bill Wright. Mickey Mouse and the Rajah's Treasure, script and art by Bill Wright; Mickey is on his first day as the driver of an armored car; His first job is to move the Rajah's Treasure, a priceless collection of jewels; The Rajah's "trusted aide" turns out to be a crook who forces Mickey to drive to a remote location with the jewels; The crook and his boss plant a story that Mickey has disappeared with the jewels to put the blame on him; Minnie is also suspected. She leaves town and ends up caught by the crook and tied up with Mickey; The crook tries to escape with the treasure in Minnie's car, but Mickey and Minnie escape from the ropes and chase the crook in the armored car. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #232
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 232

    Indicia title is "Walter Lantz WOODY WOODPECKER, No. 232. Cover art by Dan Gormley. Professor Packaderm and the Elephants' Graveyard, art by Dick Hall; Woody joins Professor Packaderm in an expedition to the Ivory Coast to find the "Elephants' Graveyard." 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #233
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 233

    Indicia title is "BUGS BUNNY, SLEEPWALKING SLEUTH, No. 233." Cover art by Ralph Heimdahl. Bugs Bunny, Sleepwalking Sleuth, art by Don Gunn; After hitting his head, Bugs loses his memory; Finding a wallet nearby, he assumes the identity of Herbert Q. Strongheart of the F.B.I.; While walking in his sleep, Bugs routs a gang of bandits. Bugs Bunny in the Foreign Legion, art by Tony Strobl; Elmer joins the Foreign Legion to get away from Bugs. Easy Money, art by Roger Armstrong; To earn a $10 recruiting bonus, Bugs tries to get Elmer to sign up to work in the Sapperian salt mines. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Frankie Comics (1946) 15

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  • Issue #194906
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  • Vol. 17 #7
    Frontier Stories (1924-1953 Doubleday/Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 17 #7

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  • Issue #43
    Fun Parade (1942) 43

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  • Issue #46
    Funny Stuff (1944) 46
    Published Jun 1949 by DC.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Blabber Mouse story, art by Rube Grossman. Blackie Bear story, art by Rube Grossman. J. Rufus Lion story, art by Howie Post. Dodo and the Frog story, art by Otto Feuer. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 35 #3
    G-Men Detective (1935-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 35 #3
    • 3.5" Cumulative spine split. Missing half of back cover. Mold.
  • Issue #7
    Gabby Hayes Western (1948 Fawcett) 7
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    "The Stalking Terror," "The Palomino Colt," "The Stolen Snapshot," and "The Whirlwind Wallop." Musketeers of the West star in "Dangerous Passage." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Gay Comics (1944 Timely) 38

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  • Issue #28
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 28

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    Comic book featuring the famous singing cowboy hero Gene Autry. Gene Autry photo cover. "Gene Autry and the Silver Locket Mystery," art by Nicholas Firfires; A westbound stage rumbles into Lobo Canyon and is ambushed. "A Pair of Plots" text story. "The Ghost of the Bar-X"; The Bar-X once was a hideout for a gang of bank robbers; After prison, one came back for the hidden loot, but somebody lives there, and he turns into a ghost to scare them off. Gene Autry B&W photo on inside back cover. Champion (horse) pinup on back cover. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Giant Comics Edition (1947) 6

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    Westyern Picture Stories-cover & art by Matt Baker; The Sky Chief, Blue Monk, Ventrilo, 132pages. Cover price $0.25.

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

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  • Vol. 2 #1
    Glance (1948-1952 Cape Magazine) 1st Series Vol. 2 #1

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  • Issue #32
    Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) 32

    36 page issues begin. 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 Becomes a Race Driver" and "Peter Pigly in 'The Lost Wallet!'" art by Lynn Karp; "Wilbur Fox in 'The Ghost Bird!'" art by Jack Bradbury; "The Cactus Kid" art by Ken Hultgren; and "Wilbur Fox" art by Harris Steinbrook. Illustrated text stories: "The Beautiful Swan: Proud Cynlo Wanted All the Ducks to Admire Him!" by Betty Cummings, illustration by Frazetta; "Lazy Bear: Freddy Liked Coasting, but Not an Uphill Climb!" by Donald Bayne Hobart, illustration by Frazetta; and "Strong Little Elephant: Umpsy the Pachyderm Was an Ambitious Creature!" by Elizabeth Starr, illustration by Frazetta. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Green Lantern (1941-1949 Golden Age) 38
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #1298660001
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #F8F204-001

    Cover art by Alex Toth. The Murdered Clues starring Green Lantern, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bob Oksner; The appearance of several objects in Alan Scott's office that have been "murdered" as if they were human beings, and the fact that they tie in with several recent murders, prompts Green Lantern into immediate action to find the connection. Snowball--Streak's Wonder Dog of the Month fact page, art by Alex Toth. The Double Ray starring Streak the Wonder Dog, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Alex Toth; Alan Scott has the problem of finding a Romeo and Juliet that will look as good on TV as they sound on the radio. Dazzling Diamonds text article by Julius Schwartz. The Impossible Mr. Paradox starring Green Lantern, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Frank Giacoia; The cancellation of Clay Chalmer's program at Station WXYZ leads Alan Scott to believe Chalmers is the new criminal haunting Gotham City, Mr. Paradox, who attempts to defeat Green Lantern by employing illusions based on scientific paradoxes. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Gunfighter (1948 EC) 9
    Published Jun 1949 by EC.

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    Cover by Graham Ingels. Stories by Gardner Fox and Al Feldstein. Art by Graham Ingels, Al Feldstein and Henry Kiefer. This Pre-Trend title from EC Comics featured the adventures of Gunfighter and The Buckskin Kid. Sheriff Fred Gordon tracks his gal's no-good brother Chuck to an abandoned cabin outside of town after Chuck murders a gold prospector. Plus an EC Comics PSA imploring teens to respect their local newsdealer's business, and not hang out in doorways scaring off customers - a real sign of its times. Cover features early art by EC legend Graham Ingels. The Skeleton of the Skyline Gap!; Blood and the Law; Your Newsdealer—He Is Your Friend!; The Man Who Thought of Everything; Blackfoot Butcher! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
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  • Issue #5
    Guns Against Gangsters Vol. 1 (1948) 5

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    L.B. Cole cover. Stories reprinted in Danger (1964 Super Comics) #18. In order of appearance: "The Gunmaster Gregory Gale" art by L. B. Cole, also reprinted in Thrilling Crime Cases (1950) #47; "The Versatile Stevens Repeating Shotgun" art by Harry Lazarus; cartoon gag page by Milt Hammer; "Annie Oakley"; "Crime Run-Down, You Spot The Clue!!" art by L. B. Cole, also reprinted in Thrilling Crime Cases (1950) #47; "Pete Stockbridge The Chameleon"; and "Toni Gayle". "Midget Madness" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #66
    Ha Ha Comics (1943) 66
    Published Jun 1949 by ACG.
  • Issue #35
    Headline Comics (1943) 35

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Stories and art by John Severin, Manny Stallman, Vic Donohue and Jack Kirby. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. The Darrow Brothers plot an armored car heist; A story with early art by EC legend John Severin; 1900s detectives the Baldwin Brothers use their offbeat methods to investigate a murder. Dead Or Alive; The Deadly Gilas; The Great Mouthpiece; Georgie's Last Ride; Independence Day; The Golf Links Murder; The Fabulous Baldwins. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #8
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  • Issue #7
    Henry (1948 Dell) 7
    Published Jun 1949 by Dell.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Carl Anderson's Henry in "Love and Blooms," "Henry at the Circus" and "Henry Is Thinking Out Loud!", plus the 2-page text story "Henry Is a Friend in Need!" Also: Henrietta in "Deed I Do"! 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #3
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  • Vol. 9 #1
    Hollywood Detective (1942-1950 Culture Publications) Pulp Vol. 9 #1

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  • Issue #32
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 32
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at one staple.
  • Issue #5
    Humphrey Comics (1948 Harvey) 5

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    Cover by Al Avison (credited as Ham Fisher). Stories and art by Al Avison, Vic Herman 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 takes in a stray dog and tries to give it a bath. Humphrey's gal Pruney decides that he needs a new tuxedo for an upcoming event, but his bulbous frame won't be easy to adorn. Buddy the cocker spaniel goes for the local sheriff when his young owner is in danger. The Challenging Game; DogGone Disappointed; Humphrey Puts On Fancy Pants; Humphrey Learns How To Ski; Buddy's Sixth Sense; County Fair; Grin and Bear It; Winnie the Waitress: Snack Shop Quartet; Tommy Tween. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 26 #6
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  • Issue #11
    Jiggs and Maggie (1949) 11
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1223150005

    Humor comics based on the popular newspaper strip Bringing Up Father by George McManus. Suddenly wealthy after winning the lottery, Irish-American bricklayer Jiggs tries to continue his drinking and carousing with his old buddies, but his ideas are violently opposed by his wife Maggie, who wants to be part of the upper-class. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Jingle Jangle Comics (1942) 39

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    Untitled story; Chauncey and Johnny save a ferocious cat from drowning, thereby winning his friendship. "The Yegg and I" starring Bingo, Glum, Weak-Eyed-Willie, and The goose that lays golden eggs. "The Colly-Flowered Walrus and the Woggle-Eyed Carpenter" Jingle-Jangle Tales, script and art by George Carlson; The carpenter fixes the walrus' three-tune radio, making it into a device that directs the king home from where he is stranded in a flat cart; The walrus and the carpenter get rewarded with jobs in the king's service. Untitled The Old Swap Shop story; Bookworm Curly eats a Mexican jumping bean, thinking it's a jelly bean, and hops into the haunted house. "Your Record Review" text article. Untitled Aunty Spry story, art by Larz Bourne; Johnny enters a soap box derby with the help of Spry in order to win a scholarship; Butch sabotages Johnny's car, but ends up driving it. Untitled The Pie-Face Prince of Old Pretzleburg story, script and art by George Carlson; The Green Witch makes Dimwitri's pipe blow soap bubbles that catch him inside. Untitled story; Hortense saves a banana from being kept in the refrigerator, where it'll never ripe. Ad for a Mickey Mouse/Donald Duck weather forecaster. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Jo-Jo Comics (1945) 28

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    In order of appearance: "Jo-Jo Congo King, The Copy Mad Killers...."; "Jo-Jo Congo King, The Disappearing Bullets!" reprinted as "Bullets of Terror..." in Terrors of the Jungle (1952) #8; "Jo-Jo Congo King, The Medicine Men Murders!" reprinted as "The Medicine Men Murders..." in Startling Terror Tales (1952-53 1st Series) #13; and "A Destiny Denied! The Mummy Lovers...". "The African Constabulary" text story reprinted in Jungle Jo (1950) #1. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 33

    Cover by Ham Fisher (credited). Stories and art by Ham Fisher and Bob Powell. Ham Fisher's comic-strip boxer has adventures both inside and outside the ring. After months separated, Joe finally tracks down Ann Howe, but she is still an amnesiac, who has committed her love to a handsome doctor. Plus true tales of athletic greats. Joe Finds Ann; Strange Meeting of Ann and Joe; Joe Palooka's Album; Sportales; True-Thrilling Sport Short: Swimming Stars. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.