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Comic books August 1949

  • Vol. 17 #3
    10-Story Detective Magaizine (1938-1949 Ace Magazines) Pulp Vol. 17 #3
  • Issue #4
    4Most Vol. 8 (1949) Four Most 4

    Cover by Joe Certa. Stories and art by Nina Albright, Art Helfant, Harry Lazarus, Milt Hammer, and L. B. Cole. Sometimes listed as 4Most #35. Adventures of clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s. Kit Carter and Dan attempt to navigate rapids on a rescue mission in the Canadian Rockies. Edison Bell and Jerry go hiking to a remote mountain lodge in winter, but bullies Brock and Stinky are already there and refuse to let them in. Toni Gayle, wearing a yellow fez, tries to find out who murdered a flagpole sitter, in one of the most fad-related murder mysteries ever. A note from the Editors explains the Novelty Press production method in detail, from story idea to finished comic. Toni Gayle: The Flagpole-Sitter Murder; The Cadet; Heathcliff the Hobo; Prize-Winning Sucker; Edison Bell; Tent; 4Most Fun; Boitram the Boiglar. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #149
    Ace Comics (1937) 149
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1482247015

    Cover by Ray Moore. Edited by Hal Fox. 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. The Phantom must complete a series of deadly tasks to save his beloved Diana from marriage to a pampered prince; Jungle Jim faces the gaze of a hypnotic lama. 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 #135
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 135
    Published Aug 1949 by DC.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • Cover detached at one staple, staple rust/migration. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1462521009

    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Case of the Human Statues starring Superman, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino. The Largest Man in the World starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Safety First Superman public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Stan Kaye. World-Wide's Best Bet starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Rainbow Man Goes West starring Vigilante / story, script by George Kashdan, art by Dan Barry. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #7
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 6 #7
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    Cover by Ernest Schroeder. Stories and art by John Daly, Ed Smalle, Jules Steiner, Alden McWilliams, Dick Wood 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 #66. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #7 in indicia. Airboy investigates when a mad scientist's formula causes animals and people to grow to fantastic heights. The Heap helps the people of Wasau learn the truth about the armored tyrant they call the Iron Chancellor. The true story of the conspirator Catiline, who tried to overthrow the Roman Empire. Airboy vs. the Chemical Giant; The Heap; Home Sweet Home; The Bush Pilots; Sherlock of the Range; The Catiline Revolt; How to Get a Raise; The Girl from France. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Al Capp's Dogpatch (1949) 2
  • Vol. 23 #8
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 23 #8
    • Trimmed
    • Cover TRIMMED at margin.
    • 4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 4 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    August 1949. Science fiction stories by Rog Phillips, Robert Fleming Fitzpatrick, Lee Prescott, John and Dorothy deCourcy, and Alexander Blade. Illustrations by Robert Keys, Arnold Kohn, and Bill Terry. Cover by Arnold Kohn. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 144 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    Animal Antics (1946) 21
    Published Aug 1949 by DC.
    • Cover detached. 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Bang! Bang! You're Dead!, art by Otto Feuer. Untitled Nip and Chip, story, art by Otto Feuer; Chip tries to relieve Nip of his higgleberries. Wonderful Day for Relaxing starring Pete the Pup, art by Otto Feuer; Pete tries to stop his friend from using his house as a shortcut. Untitled Goofy Goose story, art by Rube Grossman; Goofy discovers he has the power to make wishes and decides to go into business. The Sea Serpent starring Ozzie Owl, art by Rube Grossman. The Fire Eater, art by Rube Grossman; Custer gets Cheesy a job as a fire-eater at the circus. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Archie (1943) 39
    • Cover detached, 2" cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1616490003

    Cover by Bill Vigoda? Stories by Ray Gill and unknown. Art by Bill Vigoda and Ray Gill. Featuring Archie in: "The Builder"; "The Talent Scout"; "Giving Is Living" (introductions of Blinky and Charlie); "The Cold Shoulder"; "A Peck of Trouble"; and "Hard To Swallow"! Plus: 2-page text piece "Hollywood Tattle Tales"! Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 43 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 43 #6
    • Water damage.

    "The Queen of Zamba!" 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 164 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #43
    Basinful of Fun (1941 F.Youngman LTD) 43
    • 3/4" spine split from bottom. Cover detached at one staple.

    Vintage British humor magazine aimed primarily at men. 4 1/2-in. x 7-in., 36 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #59
    Best Western (1949) 59
    Published Aug 1949 by Marvel.
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    Continues from the pulp magazine series Best Western (1935-1949 Western Fiction/Interstate) 1st Series. #58 would have been Volume 5 #9 of that series. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 26
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    • Includes an insert about the Cap City Al Moore Collection. Back cover chew.

    Cover art by Reed Crandall. Skagg's Raiders, pencils by Wally Wood; Andre falls victim to a rescue ruse and is kidnapped by the Bandit Skaggs deep in the jungle and forced to teach him how to fly the Blackhawk's plane. Chop Chop's Double Trouble, art by Bill Ward. Only Skin Deep text story. Kauno, Atoll of Mystery starring Blackhawk and Morbius, art by Reed Crandall. The Ghost Host one-page story starring Wun Cloo, script and art by Jack Cole. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Blue Bolt Vol. 10 (1949) 1
    • Tears on back cover. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Joe Certa. Stories and art by Milt Hammer and Jack Hearne. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #100. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. An injured Dick Cole struggles to convince his teammates he can win a baseball game. Millionaire adventurer Rick Richards battles a giant clam to save a boy, but still has to get past the crooks waiting on the surface. Sergeant Spook and the ghost of Daniel Boone help Jerry battle thieving poachers, in the Sergeant's final adventure in this series. Dick Cole; Toby's Mule; Rick Richards; Draw Funny Faces; Sergeant Spook. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Blue Ribbon Comics (1949 St. John) 6

    Dinky Duck, August 1949. Dinky in "Rudy's Rude Awakening", "Golden Eggs", "Opportunity Knocks", and "Hired and Fired". Heckle and Jeckle in "The Hare Racer". Sourpuss in "Sourpuss Throws a Boomerang. Gandy Goose in "A Pot of Gold". 32 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Boy Comics (1942) 47

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Norman Maurer, C.H. Moore, Al Borth, and Charles Biro. An anthology title from publisher Lev Gleason and his primary creator, Charles Biro, featuring teen hero Crimebuster and his nemesis Iron Jaw. A boxer who is losing his eyesight struggles to hold on long enough to finish one last fight. A pilot makes a daring flight for medical help through a dangerous storm. Crimebuster; Kamp Sappies; Little Wise Guys: Scarecrow Meets Harriet. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Broncho Bill (1948) 12
    Published Aug 1949 by United.

    "Rangeland Horse Race," "Handy With a Lasso," "His Own Game," "Death in the Gorge," and "A Charmed Life!" Alex Schomburg cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Calling All Kids (1946) 26

    Stories and art by Vic Herman, Orestes Calpini and Ernie Schroeder. A kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories, games and quizzes as well as comics. Marco Polar Bear and Bobby train a new puppy; Pop and Junior try to help Mom throw a tea party, but only create chaos; Paddy Penguin captures a strange dog that doesn't know how to talk. Twinkle, The Star That Came Down From Heaven; Marco Polar Bear; Paddy Penguin; Pop and Junior; Riddles; Pug and Curly; Dribble; Funny Freddy; What's Wrong? Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 99
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • Cover detached at one staple. Water damage. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • Cover detached. Staple rust and deterioration.

    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by unknown. Art by C.C. Beck, Al Liederman and unknown. Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) stars in: "Airtown, U.S.A." with art by C.C. Beck; "Captain Marvel Stars in Television" with art by C.C. Beck (first appearance of TV star Milton Earle); "Captain Marvel's Absent-Mindedness" with art by C.C. Beck; and "The Rain of Terror" with pencils by C.C. Beck. Plus: Captain Kid in "The Good Skate" with art by Al Liederman. And: Jon Jarl in the 2-page text story "Wandering World" with script by Otto Binder (as Eando Binder). 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 76
    • Cover detached. Staple rust with migration and disintegration.

    "The Sun War," "The Circe Lamp," "The Terror in Treetop Town," and "Sivana Jr's Lightning Rod!" 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Charlie McCarthy (1949) 2

    Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. Cast of Characters for Super-Duper Snooper, art by Harvey Eisenberg. Super-Duper Snooper, art by Harvey Eisenberg; Charlie and Mortimer track down two criminals that have escaped from jail. Charlie McCarthy and Gladstone the Alligator, art by Harvey Eisenberg; Charlie makes a baby alligator his pet. Charlie McCarthy and Gladstone the Alligator Cast of Characters, art by Harvey Eisenberg. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 062 Western Stories (1949) 1
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Staple rust.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Centerfold detached at both staples.

    Western Stories, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 62, 8/49). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Classics Illustrated 062 Western Stories (1949) 2

    Western Stories, 2nd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 89). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 062 Western Stories (1949) 3

    Western Stories, 3rd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 121). Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 17 #5A
    Complete Western Book Magazine (1933-1957 Newsstand) Pulp Vol. 17 #5A

    Aug. 1949 Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #17
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 17
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Bob Fujitani, Robert Perry, C.H. Moore, Fred Guardineer, and Charles Biro. A companion series to Crime Does Not Pay from the same publisher, slightly less violent and with more emphasis on police work. Tip Dorrow uses his fleet of taxis to transport liquor all over the city during Prohibition. Rookie cop Ben Seldon corners two desperate characters, and earns his uniform. Prohibition hood Joe "Dizzy" Baker draws the ire of fellow felons by hijacking bootlegger shipments. Cover and first page feature endorsements from police Captain Felix Lynch and Mary Sullivan, NYPD Women's Bureau Chief, approving of "this magazine as a good reading for red-blooded American youngsters." Also featuring a vintage PSA to parents, warning of polio dangers. Tip Dorrow (Taxi Racketeer); On the Level; Science Vs. the Criminal: F.B.I.; Captain Roger Hanley; This'll Kill Ya!; Our Police Hall of Fame; Message to Parents: If Polio Hits Your Area This Year...; Rookie Ben Seldon; Joe "Dizzy" Baker; Gambling: The Odds Are Against You. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #78
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 78
    • 8-1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at both staples. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by George Tuska, Fred Guardineer, Claude Moore, Tony DiPreta, and Charles Biro. The title that launched the crime comics genre, Crime Does Not Pay was noted for its violent pre-Code content and lurid tales of underworld life. Mr. Crime narrates the tale of Link Gage, whose attempt to take over his hometown rackets leads to a shootout on a parade float. Holdup men foolishly leave maps to their planned crimes where police can find them. A story that dares the reader to figure out who killed a concert violinist in the middle of a symphony performance. Cover and first page feature endorsements from police Captain Felix Lynch and Mary Sullivan, NYPD Women's Bureau Chief, approving of "this magazine as a good reading for red-blooded American youngsters." Also featuring a vintage ad for "Amazing Lifelike Rubber Masks." Link Gage; This'll Kill Ya; The Taxi Killers; On The Level; Our Police Hall of Fame; Al Hodges and John "Shorty" Gross; Who Dunnit. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 9

    In order of appearance: "Movie-Struck Maniac!" reprinted in Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) #42 and in Justice Traps The Guilty (1951) UK #34; "Trail of the Airborne Ransom"; "Sinister Heritage" art by Bill Walton; and "Rex Lewis, Escape Artist". "A Cutting Clue, A True Crime Story" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

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

    Aug 1949. Cover by Lawrence. "The Valley of Silent Men" by E. Charles Vivian and "The Counter Charm" by Margaret St. Clair. Interior illustrations by Lawrence and Hannes Bok. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #181
    Famous Funnies (1934) 181

    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. "Half-Pint Fireman" text story by Adolph Regli. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Aug 1949
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Aug 1949
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split. Tape at spine.
    • 3.5" Spine split from top.
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" Spine split from top.

    Aug 1949. Cover by Arnold Kohn. Stories by Alexander Blade "The Man Who Laughed at Time", Rog Phillips, Robert Moore Williams, Guy Archette, Lester Barclay, E. K. Jarvis, and Warren Kastel. Illustrations by Robert Keyes, Richard E. Loehle, Rod Ruth, Julian S. Krupa, and Edmond Swiatek. 7-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 146 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #238
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 238
    • Staple rust.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Heavy staple rust/migration, cover coming loose at staples.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2004293007
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    Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK in VOODOO HOODOO, No. 238." Cover art by Carl Barks. Voodoo Hoodoo, script and art by Carl Barks; A zombie gives Donald a poisoned doll that was intended for Uncle Scrooge, who looked like Donald when the doll was given to the Zombie some seventy years before; Donald--followed by the nephews and "Bombie the Zombie"--goes to Africa to persuade the witch doctor Foola Zoola to give him the antidote for the poison, which is supposed to shrink its victims to the size of a rat. 3 one-page Barks strips. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #239
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 239
    • Oxidation. Water damage.

    Indicia title is "ADVENTURE BOUND, No. 239." Cover art by Bill Ely. Adventure Bound, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Bill Ely; Boston, 1723. Paul Clark runs away to sea aboard The Boston Belle; Unbeknownst to him, his 8-year old brother, Nat, has followed, and stows away; Maria is a passenger; Her late mother was English. She travels to join her father, the governor of Trinidad Island; She befriends Nat and Paul; Paul is wounded defending her from the Pirate captain, Redbeard, who loots the ship, and takes them hostage; Paul walks the plank, but Maria and Nat throw him a rope, and pull him back aboard through their cabin window; Nat dances for Redbeard, and, as reward, Paul is allowed to join the crew; Fleeing a battle with a British Man o' War, the pirate ship beaches in the cove of a small island. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #240
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 240
    • 1.5" spine split from base of comic.

    Indicia title is "Walter Lantz ANDY PANDA, No. 240." Cover art by Dan Gormley. Deep-Sea Trouble, pencils by Dick Hall, inks by Anahid Dinkjian; Andy inherits a boat from his uncle; He and Charlie decide to go into the deep-sea fishing business; They hire an old salt named Captain Davy to help them run the boat; Three crooks hire the boat, then when it's out to sea, hijack it to go to their South Seas island hideout. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #241
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 241
    • Staple rust.
    • Cover plus 4 wraps detached at one staple.

    Indicia title is "PORKY PIG, MIGHTY HUNTER, No. 241." Cover art by Ralph Heimdahl. Porky Pig, Mighty Hunter, pencils by Roger Armstrong, inks by Kaem Wong; Porky tells Cicero a story of their Pilgrim ancestors, who go hunting for turkeys and have to escape from an Indian. Circus Performer, art by Gil Turner; Elmer and Porky decide to put on a circus; After selling tickets they find that each thought the other was going to do the stunts; The pair hurry through a practice performance to try to get ready for the show. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Funny Stuff (1944) 48
    Published Aug 1949 by DC.
    • 2" cumulative spine split. Tear on back cover.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Dodo and the Frog story, art by Otto Feuer. Blabber Mouse story, art by Rube Grossman. J. Rufus Lion story, art by Howie Post. Bernard the Brave story, art by Otto Feuer. Nip and Chip story, art by Otto Feuer. Safety First public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 30

    Comic book featuring the famous singing cowboy hero Gene Autry. Gene Autry and Champion photo cover. "Gene Autry and the Secret of Naranjal," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jesse Marsh; Deputy Marshall Gene, pursuing a criminal into Mexico, tracks him solo with Federales permission; He finds the criminal's corpse, a victim of fierce Indians. "Champ Meets a Horse Thief," script by Gaylord Du Bois; Of the purebred Arabian mares and colts that ran off last issue, Champ rescues Whitey the colt and two of the mares from a horse thief, returns them to the ranch, where his master is confident that with Champ's held the rest can be recovered from the wild. "History Repeats Itself" text story, art by Jesse Marsh. "Gene Autry Turns the Tables," art by Jesse Marsh; Gene rides into Rapid Creek on the cold trail of "Beak" Obray, mail train robber. Gene Autry photo on inside back cover and on back cover. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 129 #2
    Good Housekeeping Magazine (1885) Vol. 129 #2

    Cover by Alexander Sharpe Ross. Home, Food and Fashion articles, plus fiction stories for adults and children. "Loved One" by A. A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh author). Illustrations by Walter Skor, Fredric Varady, Robert Patterson, Stan Klimley, and Dorothy Monet. Photos and illustrations. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in. 222 Pages B&W/PC Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #33
    Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) 33

    Contains two Frank Frazetta illustrations. Frazetta illustrations appear in sixteen consecutive issues of Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) (#20-#35) and in eighteen consecutive issues of companion title Happy Comics (1943) (#20-#37). Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Spunky, Junior Cowboy: Fun and Frolic...Western Style!" comic advertisement for Spunky (1949 Standard); "Goofy Gander, The Pie Merchant"; "Uncle Pigly"; "Goofy Gander"; "Mary Lamb in 'The Picnic'"; "Wilbur Fox, The Get-Rich-Quick Scheme" art by Lynn Karp; "Peter Pigly, A Surprise Party for Mary"; and "Wilbur Fox". Illustrated text stories: "Butch The Bully: This Ferocious Canine Finally Got His Lesson!" by Elizabeth Starr, illustration by Frank Frazetta; and "Wally the Whale: This Fun-Loving Sea Giant Was a Friendly Creature!" by Betty Cummings, illustration by Frank Frazetta. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 34
  • Issue #6
    Humphrey Comics (1948 Harvey) 6

    Cover by Ham Fisher (credited). Stories and art by Ham Fisher, Tom Doerer 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. Pruney ill-advisedly asks Humphrey to clean the house while she's away. Hoboes try to trick Humphrey by convincing him they have a "food tree," but he has the last laugh. The neighboring town plots to take Humphrey out of the running so they can win the annual tug-of-war contest. Also featuring a vintage PSA by Ham Fisher, portraying Humphrey investing in US Savings Bonds (a fundraising program for the government that doubled as a long-term investment for purchasers). Humphrey Is a Modern 49'er!; Pruney's Little Helper!; The Tree That Wasn't; The Club's Lucky Break; Vacation Out West; Sorry, Wrong Number; Tommy Tween: To the Victor Go the Spoils... or Do They?; Sportopics: Walker Cooper. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 35

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

  • 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
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    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
    Lana (1948) 7
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    • Centerfold detached at both staples.
  • 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 #14
    Little Lulu (1948 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Lone Ranger (1948 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 pgs. $0.10. 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.