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Comic books August 1949

  • 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
  • Issue #325
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  • Vol. 51 #5
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  • Vol. 47 #3
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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.

  • Vol. 49 #6
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  • Issue #2
    True Sport Picture Stories Vol. 5 (1949) 2
  • 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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    "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

    52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Wanted Comics (1947) 20

    Cover by Mort Leav. Stories and art by William Woolfolk, Mort Leav, Maurice Del Bourgo, and Mort Lawrence. Bloody pre-Code crime comics, in imitation of Crime Does Not Pay - including a top-hatted, otherworldly narrator. The twist is that the publisher offers wanted posters (and rewards) for real-life criminals. Strait-laced, seemingly honest bank teller Mortimer must arrange a bank robbery to cover up the money he's been embezzling. A reporter investigates a drive-by murder and finds evidence the cops don't have. Private eye The Tracer is hired to prove a charity organizer is siphoning funds, but when his client is murdered, it becomes personal. Also featuring a vintage ad for "authentic replicas" of WWII Axis handguns. The Strange Case of Mortimer Dollard; The World's Dirtiest Racket; Wanted: Walter Evans Connell; Public Enemies; Strands of Hair; Wanted: Joseph Charles Bartos; Danger Stalks the City; Wanted: George Emerous Morgan. 48 pages, Full Color. 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

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    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.
    • Oxidation and chipping.

    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
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    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. 52 Pages, Full Color. 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

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    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.

    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Wilbur Comics (1944) 26

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    "Feed 'Em and Weep," script and art by Bill Vigoda; Laurie and Wilbur invite some bums for dinner the same night Commodore Lake invites the board of directors for dinner. "Kiss Me Again," script and art by Bill Vigoda; Linda tries to get Wilbur to kiss her. Wilbur Puzzle Page. "Car of My Dreams!", script and art by Bill Vigoda; Wilbur's dad is hoping to buy the new Super Eight car. "On a Bicycle Built for Four"; While the gang is out bike riding, Linda schemes to be alone with Wilbur. "Laugh, Frown, Laugh"; Wilbur's dad tries to get everyone to smile. Wilbur Puzzle Fun. "Katy Keene in Hollywood," script and art by Bill Woggon; K. O. has to win a boxing match to get out to California where Katy is. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #108
    Wings Comics (1940) 108
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    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. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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    Cover by Peter Driben. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 12 #11
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  • Vol. 29 #9
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  • Vol. 3 #6
    Zane Grey's Western Magazine (1946-1954 Dell) Pulp Vol. 3 #6