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Comic books October 1949

  • Volume 40, Issue 3
    10 Story Western (1936 Pulp) Volume 40, Issue 3

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    October 1949. Complete Novel "Devil Man's Scalping Ground" by William R. Cox; Two novelettes "Furnace County Gets A New Dog" by William Schuyler and "Renegade Rifles For Silver Sam" by Robert L. Trimnell; Seven short stories "Payoff In Bluff" by John Jo Carpenter, "Come Crawling, Cattle King!" by Val Gendron, "Hemp For His Highness" by Tim Green, "Welcome Home, Killer!" by John Bendor, "Traitor To The Badge" by Jonathan Craig, "Pint-Sized Bronc-Stomper" by A. C. Abbott, and "General Comanche Killer" by L. C. Davis. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white text with spot illos.; 98 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    4Most Vol. 8 (1949) Four Most 5

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  • Issue #151
    Ace Comics (1937) 151

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    36 pages including covers Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #137
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 137
    Published Oct 1949 by DC.

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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. The Man with the Charmed Life starring Superman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Tommy Tomorrow's Trip to Today, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Banquet of Sun Liu starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Headless Horseman Rides Again starring Vigilante, script by France Herron, art by Dan Barry. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Actual Romances (1949) 1

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  • Issue #145
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 145
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    • Cover detached at one staple, cover oxidation.
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    Cover pencils by Al Wenzel. The Holiday Hijackers starring Superboy, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by John Sikela. The Diary of a Desperado starring Green Arrow, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp. The Sea Hitch-Hiker starring Aquaman, script by Otto Binder, art by John Daly. The Legend of the Flying Warrior starring Shining Knight, art by Ruben Moreira; story set in the American West before white men. My Kingdom For a Picture starring Johnny Quick, script by Otto Binder, art by Dan Barry. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 7
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    Cover by Edvard Moritz. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Edvard Moritz, Jon L. Blummer, Pete Riss, Bob Lubbers, R.S. Pious, Johnny Craig and Pete Costanza. Tales of science fiction, horror, and the supernatural from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A couple visiting Haiti encounters the original zombies of voodoo, along with their master, the beautiful but sinister Erzulie Bocor; A cursed piece of cloth taken from an Egyptian mummy brings doom wherever it goes. Plus Ghost Mother, the winner of an Adventures into the Unknown short story contest, written by Mrs. J. Yakayima. The Swamis Secret; Ghost Mother; The Ape Demon; The Mummys Cloth; Timeless Is the Night; Drums of the Undead; The World beyond the Mirror; The Case of the Roman Curse! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures of Alan Ladd (1949) 1

    "The Damascus Diamond," "The Guns of Smoke Valley," and "The Boy-Treasure Hunter!" Also in this issue: "Highlights From Alan Ladd's Latest Paramount Hit 'Chicago Deadline'" and Untold Tales of Filmland, "A Hollywood Writer." Dan Barry art (and Ruben Moreira?). Edited by Whitney Ellsworth. Photo cover of Alan Ladd. Stories by Joe Certa, Sy Barry, Ruben Moreira, Jack Sparling, Dan Barry, Nick Cardy, Alan Ladd, Ray Perry, Carmine Infantino, and Sy Barry. Your favorite Hollywood star in hard-hitting action stories! Plus, highlights from Alan Ladds movie, Chicago Deadline. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Airboy Comics Vol. 06 (1949 Hillman) 9

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  • Issue #3
    Al Capp's Dogpatch (1949) 3
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1334062008

    "Feathers", Two-Bit the Wacky Woodpecker in 'untitled' [No-o..., Not You!], Li'l Abner in "Movies that Smell" (2 pgs), Memphis Smith Adventure "Which Twin Has the...Etc..." text story (2.5 pgs), Little Nell by Mel Lazarus in 'untitled' [Hey, Nell!] (1/2 pg). 36 pages, FC. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #0
    All Good (1945 St. John) 0

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    50c cover price. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #16
    All Humor Comics (1946) 16

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    Stories by Paul Gustavson and unknown. Art by Paul Gustavson, Harry Sahle, Janice Valleau and unknown. Featuring: Untitled Uncle Fuddly story co-starring Farthingale Snodgrass, Jasper Cornyflower, Jeff Morin and Osgood Gilprutt; untitled Hickory story co-starring Paw and Ace Martin; untitled Pinky Parker story co-starring Titus Gretzel, Myrtle Gretzel and Herbie; untitled Kelly Poole story co-starring Aunt Fanny Poole, Uncle Gamlin Poole, Pockets Poole, Mr. Portal, Mrs. Portal and Sheik Ali Pouss; 1-page Kelly Poole text story "Nature Cooperates" co-starring Uncle Gamlin Poole and Mr. Byron; and 1-page untitled Archie O'Toole story. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    All Romances (1949) 2

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  • Issue #49
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 49

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    The Justice Society of America fights an attack from the skies in "The Invasion of the Fire People!" Script by John Broome, pencils by Arthur Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. Back-up Johnny Peril's Surprise Story, "Larry Minter Was Innocent!" Two-page article, "Shoes 'Round the World." Irwin Hasen cover pencils, Sachs cover inks. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Alley Oop (1947 Standard) 18

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  • Volume 23, Issue 10
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 23, Issue 10

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    Oct 1949. Science fiction stories by Berkeley Livingston, Rog Phillips, Guy Archette, Chester S. Greier, Jack Hess, and Gilbert Mead. Illustrations by H.W. McCauley, Rod Ruth, Walter Briggs, Julian S. Krupa, and Bill Terry. Cover by H.W. McCauley. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 32, Issue 10
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    American Girl (1942) Volume 32, Issue 10
    Tags: Archie

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    Volume 32, Issue 10 - October 1949. The American Girl magazine. For all girls--Published by the Girl Scouts, features articles, advice, and crafts. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 52 pages, B&W Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #22
    Animal Antics (1946) 22
    Published Oct 1949 by DC.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Untitled Raccoon Kids story, art by Otto Feuer. Untitled Bernard the Brave story, art by Otto Feuer; Bernard rescues Slippery Sam from the police; He's so upset that he decides to resign from rescuing. Untitled Nip and Chip story, art by Otto Feuer. The Three Little Pigs- Willy's Version starring Willy Wolf, art by Ed Dunn. Smokey the Fire-preventing Bear Comes to the Rescue starring Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman. Untitled Custer the Cat and Cheesy the Mouse story, art by Rube Grossman Barnyard Picnic starring Goofy Goose, art by Rube Grossman. Stool Pigeons starring the Raccoon Kids, art by Otto Feuer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Archie (1943) 40
    • Staple added (not manufacturing).
    • Pages missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover by Bill Vigoda. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Vigoda, Ray Gill and unknown. Archie attempts his first shave in "The Close Shave"! Plus, Archie in: "The Renting Agent"; "The Love Call"; "The Heat's On"; "Monkey Business"; and "Prisoner of Love"! Plus: Jughead's first official solo strip in ARCHIE in "The Leather Pusher"! Also: 2-page text piece "Hollywood Tattle Tales"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 44, Issue 2
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 44, Issue 2
    • Front cover completely detached.

    October, 1949. Volume 44, Issue 2. Cover by Alejandro. Stories: "The Aristocrat" by Chan Davis, "Production Test" by Raymond F. Jones, "The Finan-Seer" by E.L. Locke, and the Article Feature "The Great Floods" by L. Sprague de Camp. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in., 162 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 4

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    Stories featuring Babe Ruth and Sid Luckman (art on both by Bob Powell), Happy Chandler, Pancho Gonzalez, and Bob Feller. One page Sad Sack by George Baker. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie To the Rescue!" by C.C. Beck. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Barker (1946) 14
    Published Oct 1949 by Quality.

    Art by Gil Fox. Edited by Harry Stein. Cover by Gill Fox. Stories Klaus Nordling, Gill Fox, and Gwen Hansen. Whimsical circus tales with clowns and other trappings of the big top, including Carnie Calahan as The Barker! 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Barnyard Comics (1944) 26

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  • Issue #34
    Best Love (1949) 34
    Published Oct 1949 by Marvel.

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  • Issue #27
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 27
    • Centerfold detached, small lateral spine tears.
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    Blackhawk destroys a war-mad munitions magnate! Featuring: 11 page Blackhawk story "The Plot To Conquer Posnia" drawn by Bill Quackenbush (?); 8 page Chop Chop story "North To Alaska" drawn by Bill Ward; 1 page text story "The Destroyer Strikes"; 11 page Blackhawk story "The Winged Death Demons" drawn by Bill Quackenbush (?); 1 page Wun Cloo story "Truth And/Or Consequences" by Jack Cole. Cover by Reed Crandall. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) Canadian Edition 27

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    Canadian edition. Blackhawk destroys a war-mad munitions magnate! Featuring: 11 page Blackhawk story "The Plot To Conquer Posnia" drawn by Bill Quackenbush (?); 8 page Chop Chop story "North To Alaska" drawn by Bill Ward; 1 page text story "The Destroyer Strikes"; 11 page Blackhawk story "The Winged Death Demons" drawn by Bill Quackenbush (?); 1 page Wun Cloo story "Truth And/Or Consequences" by Jack Cole. Cover by Reed Crandall. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Blaze the Wonder Collie (1949) 2

    First issue of the series (continued from Molly Manton's Romances?). "Blaze, Son of Fury!" Back-up story, "Diablo, Ruler of the Rockies." (Art by Doug Wildey?) Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Blazing West (1948) 7

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Tales of the Old West from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. Blazing West was an anthology title that featured the adventures of Texas Tim, a Texas Ranger; Buffalo Belle, a redheaded sheriffs deputy with quick wits and a fast gun; Injun Jones, a white man who worked with the Apache tribe; Bantam Buckaroo, a young boy who could outshoot any man; and the Tenderfoot, a Clark Kent-looking tough guy who lulled foes with his mild-mannered appearance. Buffalo Belle suspects a scheming retired outlaw aims to scoop up a government land contract by forcing settlers off the land; Texas Tim is determined to find out how Mike Hoods notorious Robbin Hoods Gang eludes all pursuit; true perils of the Old West included snakes, crooked gamblers and outlaws. Buffalo Belle; Injun Jones; Perils of the Old West; Texas Tim, Ranger; Bantam Buckaroo; Friends--- Till Death!; Tenderfoot. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Blue Bolt Vol. 10 (1949) 2

    Dick Cole (art by Jim Wilcox), Edison Bell, and Blue Bolt Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Boy Comics (1942) 48
    • 1 1/2" spine split from top of comic. Centerfold detached.

    Crimebuster (2 stories, one with art by Norman Maurer, another with art by Al Borth). Charles Biro cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 35

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    Brooklyn Gets A New Look, script by Ed France Herron; After a car accident, Brooklyn undergoes plastic surgery; plus, he loses his Brooklyn accent when given hypnotic voice coaching; it doesn't help much though when he's kidnapped by a gang of crooks out for revenge. Claw and Fang, script by Ed France Herron; Andre returns to France and Percy (from Boy Commandos 23) replaces him in the Commandos; then the gang goes to Africa to capture wild animals to replenish a zoo. Audrey Ashby fact page by Stookie Allen. The Champ With Four Legs, script by Ed France Herron; Tex inherits a boxing Kangaroo. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Brenda Starr Vol. 2 (1948 Four Star) 11

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  • Issue #10
    Broncho Bill (1948) 10
    Published Oct 1949 by United.
  • Issue #27
    Buzzy (1944) 27
    Tags: Archie
    Published Oct 1949 by DC.
  • Issue #1
    Campus Romance (1949) 1

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    "When She Wanted Love" (art by Walter Johnson), "Fast Company," "I Was a War Bride," and "I Stole For Love." Painted cover (from Avon paperback # 348). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Candy (1947 Quality) 12

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    Cover by Harry Sahle. Stories by unknown. Art by Harry Sahle and unknown. Candy stars in three untitled stories. Plus: Jitters in an untitled story co-starring Bugs, Doreen, Mabel, Betty and Peggy. Also: Candy in 1-page text story "Candy's Revenge" co-starring Ted Dawson, Trish Traynor, Tiny, Cornelia Clyde and Miss Trudso. And: Windy Breeze in 1-page story "Champ Liar" co-starring Chuck. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 74

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    Includes: cover art by Martin Nodell; The Red Skull Strikes Again!, The Frozen Ghost! horror story; For Gold Alone text story; The Thing In the Swamps! horror story; and The Tomb of Terror horror story. Cover title changes with this issue to Captain America's Weird Tales, and the series changes to horror anthology. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #101
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 101
    • Piece of tape on interior back cover.

    "Captain Marvel Battles the Miniature Giants" and "Captain Marvel and the Invisibility Trap!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #78
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 78
    • Cover coming loose at staples, reinforced with tape.

    "The Unknown Invasion," "Danger Across the Tracks," and "The Voodoo Clock!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 14, Issue 2
    Cartoon Humor (1939 Collegian) Volume 14, Issue 2
    Published Oct 1949 by Collegian Press.
    • Brittle paper.

    Art by Henry Boltinoff, Nat Marcus, and others. Adult humor and cartoons. 8 1/2-in x 11in. 98 pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Casey-Crime Photographer (1949) 2

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  • Issue #2
    Casey-Crime Photographer (1949) Canadian Edition 2

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  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 064 Treasure Island (1949) 1
    • Cover detached.

    Treasure Island, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic Robert Louis Stevenson story about young Jim Hawkins, his encounter with pirates and his search for treasure. Story illustrated by Alex A. Blum. Issue also has a text biography of Stevenson and text stories on "Pioneers of Science," "Dog Heroes," and "Famous Operas." (HRN 62, 10/49). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 064 Treasure Island (1949) 3

    Treasure Island, 3rd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic Robert Louis Stevenson story about young Jim Hawkins, his encounter with pirates and his search for treasure. Story illustrated by Alex A. Blum. Issue also has a text biography of Stevenson and text stories on "Pioneers of Science," "Dog Heroes," and "Famous Operas." (HRN 117). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Classics Illustrated 064 Treasure Island (1949) 4

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    Treasure Island, 4th Printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic Robert Louis Stevenson story about young Jim Hawkins, his encounter with pirates and his search for treasure. Story illustrated by Alex A. Blum. Issue also has a text biography of Stevenson and text stories on "Pioneers of Science," "Dog Heroes," and "Famous Operas." (HRN 131). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
    Classics Illustrated 064 Treasure Island (1949) 6

    Treasure Island, 6th Printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic Robert Louis Stevenson story about young Jim Hawkins, his encounter with pirates and his search for treasure. Story illustrated by Alex A. Blum. Issue also has a text biography of Stevenson and text stories on "Pioneers of Science," "Dog Heroes," and "Famous Operas." (HRN 146). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #ADVENTURE
    Classics Illustrated Giants (1949) Illustrated Library ADVENTURE

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    An Illustrated Library of Great Adventure Stories. All new H.C. Kiefer cover. A collection of four Classics Illustrated stories in one volume, grouped by theme. The adventure stories volume contains reprints of #6 A Tale of Two Cities, #7 Robin Hood, #8 Arabian Nights, and #10 Robinson Crusoe. Full color.

  • Issue #MYSTERY
    Classics Illustrated Giants (1949) Illustrated Library MYSTERY

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    An Illustrated Library of Exciting Mystery Stories. All new Alex Blum cover. A collection of four Classics Illustrated stories in one volume, grouped by mystery theme. This one contains reprints of #13 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, #21 3 Famous Mysteries, #30 The Moonstone, and #40 Mysteries. 192 pages, full color.

  • Issue #4
    Cowboy Love (1949) 4

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  • Issue #1
    Cowboy Romances (1949) 1
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