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Comic books August 1949

  • Issue #40
    Jingle Jangle Comics (1942) 40

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    Stories and art by George Carlson, David Tendlar, and Nate Collier. Kids' comics featuring the whimsical fables of beloved artist George Carlson, praised by Harlan Ellison as a "comic of the absurd." Second-Story Sam (who drives a truck that advertises his burglary services) steals the Royal Carpet-Sweeper, while King Hokum notices the Million-Dollar Bill is missing again. Aunty Spry takes the kids on a nature walk. A crooked cabbie plots to kidnap the Zheckered Zultan's whole family, but he's foiled by the youngest Zulteen and Clancy the Royal Cop. Bingo and Glum in Fairytale Land; Chauncey Chirp and Johnny Jay; Jingle Jangle Tales: The Zheckered Zultan and His Three Little Zulteens; Pudgy; Polly-Anna; Ahunting We Will Go; Nickie; 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 #35
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 35

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    Joe Palooka untitled story. Little Max back-up story. No Bob Powell art this issue. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
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  • Issue #47
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  • Issue #114
    Jumbo Comics (1938) 114
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    In order of appearance: "Sheena, Queen of the Jungle" and "The Hawk" art by Robert Webb; "ZX-5" art by Jack Kamen; "Sky Girl" art by Matt Baker; and "Stuart Taylor in Weird Stories of the Supernatural" and "The Ghost Gallery", partially reprinted in Ghost Comics (1951 Fiction House) #6, art by Jack Kamen. "The Mud Face" text story by Audrey Anthony "Toni" Blum (as Tom Alexander). 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #126
    Jumbo Comics (1938) 126
    • Cover oxidation.

    In order of appearance: "Sheena, Queen of the Jungle" and "The Hawk" art by Robert Webb; "Sky Girl" art by Matt Baker; and "ZX-5", "Stuart Taylor in Weird Stories of the Supernatural" and "The Ghost Gallery" art by Jack Kamen. "Bravest of the Brave, Part One" text story by Henry Wysham Lanier. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #116
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 116

    "The Banshees of Voodoo Veldt!", pencils by Maurice Whitman; Treasure hunters persuade the Bathongas that Trader Thompson has taken their children as slaves; The Bathonga warrior leave their village in pursuit of Thompson; Meanwhile, the treasure hunters loot the Bathongas' treasures. Untitled story, art by Bill Walsh; An airplane, bearing the circus lion Cusco and his trainer, crashes in Simba's jungle; Simba fends off an attack by a leopard and takes the newly freed Cusco under his tutelage; Cusco's trainer spies Simba and, believing him to be Simba, has him shot with a drugged dart. Untitled story, pencils by Robert Webb; Terry is relieved of his command for failing to capture the bandit Al Raschid; When his replacement sends word that he has cornered the bandit and needs ammunition, Terry suspects that Al Raschid is arranging a trap. Untitled story, art by Henry Kiefer; Wambi accidentally starts a small fire with a magnifying glass and his jungle friends all shun him; But when the gohali dogs attack, Wambi leads them into oil-polluted waters and ignites the oil with his magnifying glass. "Temple of Kali" text story. Untitled story, art by Enrico Bagnoli; Zan dispatches Tabu to capture the witch Langa. Tabu complies and makes the Swahilis believe that she has been taken by her evil gods. Untitled story; Treasure hunters bent on looting a lion cult's temple set explosive charges that they believe have killed the district mines inspector; The inspector and his assistant blame the blast on Camilla. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Junie Prom (1947) 7

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  • Issue #15
    Kerry Drake Detective Cases (1944) 15
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    Cover by Alfred Andriola. Stories and art by Ham Fisher, Allen Saunders, Alfred Andriola and Bob Powell. Reprints of Alfred Andriola's detective comic strip Kerry Drake and other adventure tales. This issue features reprints from Nov., 1946 - Feb. 1947. Kerry faces phony psychic Dr. Prey, who looks and acts like an owl. Old West gunfighter Kitty Carson, the "ruff ridin' gal sheriff," tracks down a murderer, but fears that her assistant will try to get revenge. Plus a war bonds PSA featuring Joe Palooka, with art by Ham Fisher. Also featuring an early defense of crime comics as a "deterrent" to crime, as Mrs. Jones complains to Kerry about the violence in comics, a hot topic of discussion at the time. Little Max Lends a Helping Hand; Kerry Drake: The Case of the Fake Mystic Racket; The Case of the Traditional Ghost; Scent of Death; Kitty Carson: Indian Revenge; Bullets of Death!; Ace Detective Proves Crime Can't Win. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
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  • Issue #7
    Lana (1948) 7
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    • Centerfold detached at both staples.
  • Issue #34
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 34

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  • Issue #9
    Lawbreakers Always Lose! (1948) 9

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  • Vol. 4 #5
    Leading Western (1945-1950 Trojan Magazines) Pulp Vol. 4 #5

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  • Vol. 26 #8
    Liberty (1924-1950 Macfadden) Vol. 26 #8

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  • Issue #5
    Life Story (1949) 5

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    Vol. 1 No. 5. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Lil Abner (1947) 72
    Published Aug 1949 by Harvey.
    • Oxidation.

    Cover art by Al Capp. Various Methods of Transporting One's Lunch to Work one-page story, script and art by Mel Lazarus; How to get your lunch safely to work. Li'l Abner vs Daisy May The Battle of the Century!!, script and art by Al Capp; The Lily-White League arranges a goodness duel with the Sweet Innocence Society to be fought by the best examples of purity--Li'l Abner and Daisy Mae. Tap, Tap Tap text story starring Memphis Smith, Private Eye, script by Donald George. From Out of Town, script and art by Art Helfant; Seymour's friend Nicky keeps introducing him to people who keep robbing him. Untitled story, script and art by Al Capp; The Yokums switch signs on two model homes. Untitled Kid Science story, script and art by Vic Herman; A fighting hypnotist uses hypnosis to win his fights. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Little Lenny (1949) 2

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  • Issue #2
    Little Lizzie (1949 Marvel) 2

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    Untitled stories. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Little Lulu (1948-1980 Dell/Gold Key) 14
    • Water damage.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Irving Tripp. Untitled story; Lulu and Tubby take Alvin to the beach and find a big kid who looks just like Alvin. Untitled story; Some bullies take over the clubhouse, and Lulu helps the Fellers get it back. Untitled story; Lulu tells Alvin about a little girl named Marigold's heart of gold. Outdoor Man; Tubby and Willy get into trouble while camping in Tubby's back yard. All scripts by John Stanley, art by Irving Tripp. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) Canadian Edition 14
    • 0.50" cumulative spine split.

    Canadian Edition - The Lone Ranger and the Schoolteacher Sheriff, art by Charles Flanders; Elmtown needs a school teacher and a "town tamer" but in a mixup, the Mayor hires a school teacher for a sheriff and a sheriff as a school teacher. The Lone Ranger and the Redskin Ambush, art by Charles Flanders; A thousand Indians are hiding in the woods, ready to ambush General Carter's troops. War on Powder River text article by Carl Smith. Threatened Village, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Tom Hickey; A small herd of buffaloes force Young Hawk and Little Buck to jump into a ravine full of wolves. Later they return to their village only to find that Sioux are preparing to attack it. Facts about how to dress a deer skin. Portrait of Antoine of the Spokane tribe in Washington. Based on the popular Western TV series. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Lone Ranger (1948-1962 Dell) 14
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Centerfold detached.

    Dell Comics are Good Comics ad. The Lone Ranger and the Schoolteacher Sheriff, art by Charles Flanders; Elmtown needs a school teacher and a "town tamer" but in a mixup, the Mayor hires a school teacher for a sheriff and a sheriff as a school teacher. The Lone Ranger and the Redskin Ambush, art by Charles Flanders; A thousand Indians are hiding in the woods, ready to ambush General Carter's troops. War on Powder River text article by Carl Smith. Threatened Village, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Tom Hickey; A small herd of buffaloes force Young Hawk and Little Buck to jump into a ravine full of wolves. Later they return to their village only to find that Sioux are preparing to attack it. Facts about how to dress a deer skin. Portrait of Antoine of the Spokane tribe in Washington. Based on the popular Western TV series. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #94
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941-1962 Dell) 94
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). Water damage.

    52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 38 #3
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  • Vol. 19 #4
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  • Vol. 28 #4
    Love Short Stories (1940-1955 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 28 #4

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  • Issue #121
    Magic Comics (1939) 121

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    Cover by Joe Musial. Edited by Margery McKay (sometimes credited as G. Whiz). Stories and art by Lee Falk, Phil Davis, Billy Warren, Robert Storm, Mel Graff, Carl Anderson, Clayton Knight, Chic Young, and Joe Musial. Lee Falk's adventurer Mandrake the Magician gets top billing in this anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. Mandrake and Lothar enter the Mirror World to rescue Narda and confront their own evil twins; Heroes on Wings focuses on General Curtis LeMay, the controversial WWII air commander and presidential advisor. Mandrake the Magician; Heroes on Wings; Tweedy; Secret Agent X-9; Jim Rides a Stolen Horse; Henry; Blondie. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #8
    Mammoth Western (1945-1951 Ziff-Davis) Pulp Vol. 5 #8

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  • Issue #38
    Marvel Family (1945) 38
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #C0F46D-018

    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 93

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    Cover art by Martin Nodell. "The Haunted Room," pencils by Gene Colan; A writer, working on a book about the ghosts of Europe, is sufficiently ill-advised to stay at a Hungarian inn with a haunted room; It transpires that the room is a rendezvous for supernatural creatures of the worst possible description. "The Gool Strikes!"; Doctor Kirby battles the giant monster called the Gool. "Step Into the Mirror of Madness!" "Out of the Past" text story. "Beware of the Cat!"; Story about were-pussycats in old China. "The Man Who Fled from the Future!", art by Gene Colan. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #106
    Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 106

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    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 40 #6
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  • Vol. 77 #11
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  • Issue #12
    Mighty Mouse (1947 St. John/Pines) 12

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  • Issue #25
    Miss America Magazine Vol. 7 (08/47 to 03/52) 25

    Articles and Patsy Walker comics. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Modern Comics (1945) 88

    Cover pencils by Reed Crandall, inks by Chuck Cuidera. Untitled stories starring Blackhawk (pencils by Crandall, inks by Chuck Cuidera), Will Bragg (script and art by Paul Gustavson), Torchy (script and art by Bill Ward), and Ezra. Ice Cap Escapade text story starring Blackhawk. Fuzzy gag page, script and art by Jack Cole. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Modern Love (1949) 2
    Published Aug 1949 by EC.

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    Cover art by Johnny Craig and Al Feldstein. "I Craved Excitement!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Johnny Craig and Al Feldstein; A love triangle has two brothers desiring the same woman. "Your Newsdealer He Is Your Friend!" one-page story, script by Al Feldstein and Bill Gaines, art by Al Feldstein; Hank asks his friends not to hang out at the entrance to a store. "To the Highest Bidder!" text story, art by Al Feldstein. "Money Stood in the Way of My Happiness," art by Ed Waldman; Aunt Mary is determined that Janet must marry a man of wealth. "Keeping Up With the Jones Family!" text story. Picture Stories from the Bible ad. "A Night Away From Home," art by Graham Ingels; Fay and Bill become stranded in a rain storm that forces them to seek shelter for the night. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 37 #3
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  • Vol. 39 #3
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  • Issue #39
    Monte Hale Western (1948 Fawcett/Charlton) 39

    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 78 #1
    Motion Picture Magazine (1911-1978 MacFadden) Vol. 78 #1

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  • Vol. 9 #9
    Movie Stars Parade (1940-1958 Ideal Publishing) Magazine Vol. 9 #9

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    Volume 9, Issue 9 - August, 1949. Movie/Television fan magazine with a focus on the celebrities of the Golden-Age of cinema and television. This issue contains a look at the career of Kirk Douglas and the lives of Betty Grable and her daughters. Also included are full page headshots of Ginger Rogers, Jimmy Stewart, Larry Parks, and Esther Williams with faux signatures. Softcover Magazine, 8.5" x 10", 98 pages, B&W with a few color pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #184
    Movie Story Magazine (1937-1951 Fawcett) 184

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  • Vol. 7 #7
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  • Issue #4
    Mr. District Attorney (1948) 4

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    Cover by Win Mortimer. Stories by Ed Herron, Stookie Allen and unknown. Art by Ed Dobrotka, Charles Paris, George Papp, Stookie Allen and unknown. Law vs. crime! Based on the smash radio hit! Mr. District Attorney in: "The Merchant of Death!" by Ed Herron, Ed Dobrotka and Charles Paris; "The False Code of Honor!" with story by Herron and pencils by Dobrotka; "Death Writes a Forgery!" with pencils by Dobrotka; and "The Case of the Loan Shark!" with pencils by Dobrotka. Also in this issue: A Special Crime Feature "Border Cop" with art by Paris; Thomas Brophy 1-pager "Firebug Catcher" by Stookie Allen; The Grapevine 2-page text article; and A Perfect Crime Mystery "Crime Rides the Sky!" with art by George Papp. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Mr. District Attorney (1948) 10

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    Cover by Howard Purcell and Charles Paris. Stories by Ed Herron, Ben Allen and unknown. Art by Howard Purcell, Charles Paris, Curt Swan, Ben Allen and unknown. Radio's No. 1 hit! Mr. District Attorney in: "Dragnet!", the story of Big Mike Murdoch and his capture -- a manhunt you'll never forget -- by Ed Herron, Howard Purcell and Charles Paris; "The D.A. Takes a Vacation!" with art by Purcell and Paris; and "The Statue of Liberty Racket!" with art by Purcell. Also in this issue: A Police at Work Feature "Under the Green Flag" with pencils by Curt Swan; "Wrestling Cop" half-pager by Ben Allen; and The Crime File 2-page text article. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Mr. District Attorney (1948) Canadian Edition 10

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  • Issue #41
    Mutt and Jeff (1939-65 All Am./National/Dell/Harvey) 41
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover by Sheldon Mayer (credited as Bud Fisher). Stories and art by Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher), Jack Schiff and Win Mortimer. DC reprints the comic strip that defined the comic strip, featuring the original tall-and-short comedy duo. Also featuring the "topper" strip Cicero's Cat. Mutt and Jeff get a job laying railroad tracks, until they encounter a farmer's barn. In a classic PSA, Superman saves a boy from being hit by a car, then gives him a lecture on traffic safety. Jeff buys a parrot. Mutt & Jeff; Cicero's Cat; The Phenomenal Potato. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    My Confession (1949) 7
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case; Debris trapped between case and inner well
    • Label #2101030012

    In order of appearance: "I Was Unwanted" art by Wally Wood and Harry Harrison; "My Tarnished Reputation" art by Wally Wood and Harry Harrison, reprinted in My Terrible Romance (1994) #1; and "My Foolish Heart". "Love Clinic" and "Personal Tips, For The Smooth-as-Silk Skin" text articles. Indicia states "MY CONFESSION (formerly Western True Crime)". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    My Desire (1949-1950 Fox Features) 31
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1139252012

    Numbering continues from Jo-Jo Comics (1945) #29. In order of appearance: "I Couldn't Be Faithful"; "They Called Me Wayward" retitled and reprinted as "True Love Showed Me the Way" in Top Love Stories (1951) #12; and "He Must Never Know" retitled and reprinted as "The Sin in My Heart" in Top Love Stories (1951) #11. "Love's Mailbox" and "It's Personal" text articles. Indicia states "MY DESIRE, intimate confession (formerly JO-JO). 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.