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Comic books August 1949

  • Vol. 34 #3
    Thrilling Wonder Stories (1936-1955 Beacon/Better/Standard) Pulp Vol. 34 #3

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    August 1949. Stories: "The Lion of Comarre" by Arthur C. Clarke, "Amphiskios" by John D. MacDonald, "Project Spaceship" by A.E. Van Vogt, "Free Land" by William Morrison, "Salvage" by Cleve Cartmill, "A Date to Remember" by William F. Temple, "The Neo-Geoduck" by Margaret St. Clair, and "The Naming of Names" by Ray Bradbury. One Virgil Finlay illustration. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 162 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Tim Holt (1948) 8

    Art by Frank Bolle and Fred Guardineer. Western adventure starring movie cowboy Tim Holt. Slash Farley's outlaw gang plots to ambush Tim's herd during a cattle drive; The Calico Kid plays Apache to help a besieged wagon train; A magic statue helps Tim track a murderer. Tim Holt's Western Album; The War-Makers; Tim Holt's Range Book; Calico Kid; The Accusing Statue; Canyon Trap; The Wild Breed. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Tim McCoy (1948) 21

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    Final issue of the series (Pictorial Love Stories begins with issue 22). Tim McCoy stars in "The Gunman From Bodie" and "The Rifle Renegades." Pecos Bill back-up story. Johnny Mack Brown stars in "Trails End." Part art cover/photo cover (with Johnny Mack Brown). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #157
    Tip Top Comics (1936) 157

    Stories and Art by Ernie Bushmiller, Rudolph Dirks, Ving Fuller, Sam Leff, Al Capp and unknown. (Note: Who the inkers are is mainly unknown.) In this issue: Nancy by Ernie Bushmiller; Fritzi Ritz by Bushmiller; How It Began article "The Arctic Regions"; The Captain and the Kids by Rudolph Dirks; Doc Syke half-pager by Ving Fuller; Stamp Tips article "News and Notes"; Curly Kayoe by Sam Leff; Willie filler; Li'l Abner by Al Capp; Strange as It Seems 1-pager "Men of God"; and another Strange as It Seems 1-pager. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #1
    Titter America's Merriest Magazine (1943-1955 Roy Harmon) Vol. 6 #1

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  • Issue #61
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Dell/Gold Key) 61

    Cover by Harvey Eisenberg. Stories by Charles Hedinger, Gil Turner and unknown. Art by Harvey Eisenberg, Dan Gormley, Charles Hedinger, Vivie Risto, Gil Turner and Suzanne Seaborne. Featuring: Two Droopy 1-pagers with art by Harvey Eisenberg; Tom & Jerry tale with art by Eisenberg; Jerry & Tuffy 2-pager with art by Eisenberg; The Adventures of Tom tale with art by Eisenberg; The Adventures of Jerry text story with art by Dan Gormley; Flip 'n' Dip tale by Charles Hedinger; Wuff the Prairie Dog tale with art by Vivie Risto; Barney Bear & Benny Burro tale by Gil Turner; and Fuzzy & Wuzzy tale with art by Gormley and Suzanne Seaborne. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Tom Mix Western (1948 Fawcett) 20
    • 1.5" Spine split from top.

    52 pages. Tom Mix stars in "The Ancient Underground City," "The Carnival of Death," "The Dreaded Appearance," and "Blank Evidence." Tumbleweed Jr. back-up story, "Pie Jam." Two "Comix Cards" feature Lash LaRue. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie to the Rescue" by C.C. Beck. Painted cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Top Secrets (1947) 10
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Scarce. Only 1 in census.
    • Label #0334366004
  • Vol. 5 #2
    Triple Western (1947-1958 Standard) Pulp Vol. 5 #2

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    Aug 1949. Cover by Dreany. Western stories by William MacLeod Raine "Range Beyond the Law", A. C. Abbott, Hamilton Craigie, Ross Santee "Cowboy", Gladwell Richardson, Jackson Gregory "The Thunder of Hermit King", and Noel Loomis. 7" x 9 3/4"; black and white; 162 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 25 #147
    True (1937-1976 Country/Fawcett/Petersen) Vol. 25 #147

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  • Issue #78
    True Comics (1941) 78

    "Stan Musial," "The FBI's First Bank Robbery Case," "Cagliostro, Master Rogue," and "Gen. Lucius D. Clay." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    True Complete Mystery (1949) 7

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  • Issue #325
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  • Vol. 51 #5
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  • Issue #2
    True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949) 2

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    Cover art by Lee Elias. "I Fell In Love With the Man of My Dreams"; 15-year-old Candy has a crush on 21-year-old Bob, a friend of her brother; Bobs companion is Betty, who is his own age, but Candy plots to win him away; After Candy helps Bob during an emergency at a charity dance, they become friendly although hes shocked to learn her true age. "Can First Love Be True Love?", pencils by Bob Powell; Doris and Paul fall in love at first sight but she "couldnt be sure it would last." "I Was Betrothed to a Stranger"; Frank gives Alice an engagement ring but her "old-countryish" father says hes arranged for her to marry Tony, the son of a fellow immigrant; Alice finds Tony "a corpulent, loud-mouthed oaf" but wonders if she must repay her parents sacrifices with one of her own. "Know Your Own Mind!" text story. "Be Punctual!" How to Hold Your Man story, script by Merilla Herman, art by Vic Herman; Smart Sue is punctual and pleases her boyfriend; Silly Millie is always late and loses her boyfriend. Dear Peggy: Love Problems & Advice column. Hollywood Roddy McDowall at Monogram Pictures Studio Adventures of Popsicle Pete ad. "I Was Tormented!"; Babs and Belle are twins, but Babs is "such a droop compared to Belle" that Babs loses all of her boyfriends to her sister. Babs falls in love with lawyer Jeff; he says hed never leave her for her "slinky sister"; Belle pulls her usual fake "fainting" gimmick and kisses Jeff when he helps her up—an upset Babs runs into traffic and is hit by a car. "Was It Love Or Pity?", art by Bob Powell; Nurse Julia loves doctor Stuart, but hes the boyfriend of fellow nurse Bea, whose father is head of the hospital where they all work; Stuart feels like a kept man but is unable to break up with the domineering Bea. "The Man I Love" text story. "I Loved Two Men!" text story. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    True Sport Picture Stories Vol. 5 (1949) 2
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
  • Vol. 61 #1
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  • Issue #9
    Two-Gun Kid (1948) 9

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    "The Ghost of Roaring Valley!"; In Roaring Valley, Blackie Barstow and his gang are following Peg-Leg Pete in order to learn where his hidden gold mine is; Two-Gun Kid and Rusty Randolph are riding through the area and they are suddenly shot at by one of Barstow's men. "The Kid Turns Killer"; Two-Gun Kid and Rusty Randolph have accepted an invitation to the ranch owned by Rusty's uncle Frank; They arrive just as Frank's ranch hands are in the middle of a gun fight with a gang led by Shark Storm; Two-Gun and Rusty lend a hand. "The Man Behind the Mask," art by Syd Shores; Matthew Masters is returning from a house call when he notices the sheriff putting up a wanted poster for an outlaw named Tod Sultan who has been seen in the area; Going into his office, Masters is held at gun point by Sultan, who had been wounded by the sheriff earlier that day and needs medical attention. "Trapped On the Train of Terror!" starring Two-Gun Kid. "When a Man Has Faith!" starring Blaze Carson. "The Marshall Who Lived Again" starring Two-Gun Kid. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #2
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  • Issue #6
    Venus (1948 Marvel) 6
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1568345008

    "The Earth Is in Danger!" Venus goes to Mardi Gras to cover the event for Beauty Magazine. Whitney is stunned when she abandons her task. Loki guest-stars. Also includes: "Face to Face with the King of Evil!"; "The Wrath of a Goddess!"; "Stolen Love!"; and "The House Love Built." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #107
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 107
    • 2" spine chew.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing (two wraps total), interrupts art and story.
  • Issue #20
    Wanted Comics (1947) 20
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    "The Strange Case of Mortimer Dollard" (art by Mort Leav), "The World's Dirtiest Racket" (art by Mort Lawrence), "Public Enemies" (art by Lawrence), and "Danger Stalks the City." Leav cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 55 #1
    Wee Wisdom (1894 Unity School of Christianity) Vol. 55 #1

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    Volume 55, Issue 1 - August 1949. "A Magazine for Boys and Girls." Stories, poems, and activities designed for kids. 7-in. x 10-in., 36 pages, PC,PB&W Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #6
    Western Adventures Comics (1948) 6

    Final issue of the series (becomes Western Love Trails with issue # 7). Bud Steele the Cross-Draw Kid in "The Nemesis of No Man's Land," Sheriff Sal in "The Gila Monster Murders," "The Terror of the Southwest" (art by A.C. Hollingsworth), and "Baited Into Heartbreak." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Western Comics (1948) 10
    Published Aug 1949 by DC.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Amateur piece fill. 3" Cumulative spine split. Heavy tape on interior cover

    Cover art by Howard Sherman. The Texas Volunteers starring the Wyoming Kid, art by Howard Sherman. The Two-Gun Dude of Deadwood starring Rodeo Rick, script by Phil Evans, art by Jimmy Thompson. Tunnel of Terror starring Nighthawk, art by Charles Paris. The treasure beneath the Plains starring Cowboy Marshal, art by Ed Smalle Jr. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Western Fighters Vol. 1 (1948) 9

    Stories and art by Art Peddy and others. Outlaws, gunfighters, and tales of the Old West - some true, and others merely legends. The story of the Cherokee Strip Land Run of 1893. A Civil War veteran returns to his Western hometown and opens a schoolhouse, to the disbelief and derision of the townspeople. Outlaw and rustler Russian Bill claims to be an exiled Russian noble who made his way to the West. Oklahoma Land Grab; Lazy Dan; Blackboard Law; The Scout; Fiddlin' Charlie Horn; The Rawhide Railroad; The Book Says:. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #81
    Western Hero (1949) 81
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover loose at both staples.

    Hopalong Cassidy in "The Threatening Past," Monte Hale in "Killer's Gun," Gabby Hayes in "Sweet Capture," and Tom Mix in "The Pendant Plot." One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie to the Rescue!" by C.C. Beck. Painted cover with inset photos of the four feature characters. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Western Love (1949) 1

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    Photo cover from Canadian Pacific starring Randolph Scott and Jane Wyatt. Art by Leonard Starr, Bill Draut, Jack Kirby, George Gregg, and Manny Stallman. Tales of romance on the range and heartbreak on the high prairie. Cowgirl Jane has to prove she's as good as any man on the ranch, but that leaves little prospect of love. A sheriff's daughter falls for an outlaw gambler. Dude-ranch worker Katie is torn between a cowhand and a handsome stranger from the East. Equal of Any Man!; Gambler's Girl; Kate and the Coyote; Weddin' at Red Rock; The Tonto Express; Love Songs of the Prairie; Cowgirl Sweetheart; A Gal, a Guy and a Gelding. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Westerner (1948 Wanted Comics Group) 22

    Wild Bill Pecos in "Stampede" (art by Mort Leav). Nugets Nugent in "Double Trouble" (art by Bernard Krigstein). Also "Billy the Kid," "The Saber," and "The Outcast" (art by Most Lawrence). Cover by Mort Lawrence. Stories by Mort Leav, Bernie Krigstein, and Mort Lawrence. True tales from the Old West, starring such real-life characters as Wild Bill Pecos, Nuggets Nugent, Johnny Jones, Billy the Kid, Davy Crockett's grandson, and Dale Hart. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #112
    Whiz Comics (1940) 112
    Published Aug 1949 by Fawcett.

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  • Issue #26
    Wilbur Comics (1944) 26

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  • Issue #108
    Wings Comics (1940) 108

    Cover by Bob Lubbers. Edited by J.F. Byrne and William R. Shelton. Stories and art by Bob Lubbers, George Evans, Alvin Hollingsworth and Maurice Whitman. Aviation-themed adventure, combat and history tales from pioneering comics publisher Fiction House. Reporter Jane Martin investigates attempts on the life of a retired movie star; Suicide Smith battles a shark after crooks gain control of a remote island prison. Captain Wings; Jane Martin; Air Heroes of World War II; Suicide Smith; Ghost Squadron. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #1
    Wink (1944-1955 Wink Inc.) Magazine Vol. 5 #1

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  • Vol. 12 #11
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  • Vol. 3 #6
    Zane Grey's Western Magazine (1946-1954 Dell) Pulp Vol. 3 #6

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