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Comic books November 1949

  • Issue #1
    Going Steady with Betty (1949) 1
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #2053617001

    Art by Chu F. Hing and others. Archie-style teen hijinks featuring Betty and her boyfriend Ozzie. Betty jumps to conclusions when Ozzie takes his pretty cousin around town; Betty gets stars in her eyes after she wins a television drama contest; Ozzie uses jet-propelled skates and enters a skating contest as the Masked Skater. Going Steady with Betty; Ray Anthony: The Man with the Horn; Truth Not Fancy: Yes? Real Dragons, Existed! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Heroic Comics (1940) 57

    Painted cover by A. Thompson. Stories and art by Ed Moore, Alex Kostuk, Phil Berube, Augie Scotto and Ruth Harris. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. A teen saves a friend from a frozen river, two decades after his father and grandfather saved another man from drowning; A little girl rescues her brother and herself from a house fire; A focus on the activism of boxing champ Jack Dempsey. A particularly nice painted cover by A. Thompson. Heroes Run in the Family; Icy Rescue; Hooves of Horror; Terror in the Night; Ducking on Duck Island; Soldier Rescues Sailor; Jack Dempsey, Champion of the Ring and Champion of Tolerance!; Child Heroine; The Philadelphia Mission; Riptide; Death Defying Dive; Commended for Public Service; Canyon Rescue; Babysitters Can Be Heroines Too; Smoke; Elevator Firetrap. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Hit Comics (1940) 61
    Published Nov 1949 by Quality.
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  • Issue #1
    Hollywood Secrets (1949) 1
    • 2" cumulative spine tear, heavy cover oxidation.
  • Issue #37
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 37

    Hopalong Cassidy in "Revenge on the Range," "Murder at the River's Edge," "The Dangerous Dance," and "Death in the Threshold!" Whitey Whiskers in "The One Bullet." Painted cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    I Loved (1949) 30

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    Sometimes listed as I Loved (1949) #3. Tales of love, regret and broken hearts from Fox Feature Syndicate. A woman fears her past as a party girl will ruin her present romance; A couple's happiness is threatened when the woman doubts herself; A woman is rejected by the man she truly loves. Plus love advice to readers. I Was a Good-Time Girl; My Heart Pretended; Love Problems From Our Readers; Charm Gossip; He Refused My Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 11 #2
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  • Vol. 27 #5
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  • Issue #38
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 38

    Cover by Ham Fisher (credited). Stories and art by Ham Fisher and Bob Powell. Ham Fisher's comic-strip boxer has adventures both inside and outside the ring. The life story of Joe Palooka continues, revealing his first championship bout. Plus true tales of athletic greats and solo stories featuring Little Max and Humphrey. How Joe Became Champ; Little Max: The Big Problem; Humphrey: The Big Parade; Football Hero; Joe Palooka's Album; Sport Short: Alvin Dark - Rookie of the Year; Sportales! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #117
    Jumbo Comics (1938) 117
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    • 5/8" Strip cut off the top of splash page, interrupts art and story.

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

  • Issue #129
    Jumbo Comics (1938) 129

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

  • Issue #119
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 119
    • 1/8" spine spit from bottom. Tear on back cover.

    "Fury of the Golden Apes!", art by Maurice Whitman; Gus Corrigan, seeking his lost brother, asks KaƤnga to help him; Unknown to Corrigan, his brother has been captured by a gorilla cult and the leader of the cult has given him amnesia-inducing drugs and convinced him that he is the gorilla god Jebola, returned to his people. Untitled story, art by Bill Walsh; Simba is challenged by Crekko for the kingship of the jungle; While they are fighting, a big game hunter spies them and fires his rifle, wounding Simba; Simba is taken captive by a wildlife photographer who wants to use footage of the lion in his new film. Untitled story, art by Henry Kiefer; A pair of prospectors are dynamiting the river in Wambi's jungle; The animals gather to choose a plan for ridding themselves of the white men. Sirdah suggests that the animals attack en masse; Wambi objects, fearing his friends will be hurt, but he is overruled. Untitled story, pencils by Robert Webb; Captain Terry Thunder and his helicopter are hi-jacked by mine owner Miss Carter who needs to get to the interior to find out why her native laborers have fled; On arrival they find that her former overseer and his partner have been using a local rock formation, the Devil Face, to intimidate the natives and to induce them to pay tribute. Untitled story, art by Enrico Bagnoli; Con men, using a trained elephant, persuade the Balaharis that their recently deceased chief's spirit has inhabited an elephant and wants them to pay tribute to the con men; Tabu arrives and exposes the plot and turns the con men over to the district commissioner. Untitled story, art by Ralph Mayo; A gang of European criminals convince a possible financier of the worth of their gold-gathering plan by "seeding" temple ruins with gold-plated trinkets; Camilla exposes the plot and leaves the criminals to the mercies of the Ugandis, who are angered by the presence of white men in their territory. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Justice Comics (1948) 14

    "The Killer Who Loved Flowers," "The Man Who Lost Himself," "He Was Worth More Dead Than Alive," "The Fixer," "He Returned From a Living Grave," and a two-page text story, "Guns Bark For Hank." Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 12
    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2069407016

    Photo cover. Air Cop; Frank Bradley, the nations first air cop, plans an aerial attack against Boss Murchs extortion gang. The Keeper of the Blood-Hound, pencils by Vic Donohue; he was heartbroken when the police turned him down, but Bert Cutler got his chance to stalk two dangerous killers. A Stooge in Satan's School. Madam Monster. The Hidden Gun text story. The Nightmare Murder Mystery, pencils by Dick Briefer. Ad for Young Romance and Young Love. Daisy Air Rifle ad. Ad for Lone Ranger Silver Bullet Ball Pen set. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Katzenjammer Kids (1947-54) 10

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    Stories and art by Syd Hoff, Wally Bishop, Dudley Fisher, and Dick Wingert. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay presents an anthology series featuring kids comics, starring those eternal rapscallions, the Katzenjammer Kids. The original German Bart Simpson x2, the Kids are up to constant mischief, usually directed against the stern authority figures in their lives: their long-suffering Mama, Der Captain (a stranded sailor and their surrogate father), and the schools envoy, Der Inspector. These stories are original to the comic, not reprints from the comic strip. The Katzenjammer Kids and a Pot of Glue; The Travelling Musicians; Tuffy; Muggs and Skeeter; Right Around Home; The Katzenjammer Kids and Hoimen the Hound; Mister Breger; Hubert. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Kid Eternity (1946 1st Series) 18

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    Kid Eternnity (1949) is a comic published by Quality. Follow Kid Eternity in the adventures "The Man With Two Faces", and "The Sea Gives Up It's Dead." This issue also features the mini comics "Peachy", and "Molly the Model." Also included is the text only story "The Last Trick." 36 pages, full color, 7-in x 10-in. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Kilroys (1947) 20

    Stories by Hubie Karp and others. Art by Bob Wickersham and others. The Kilroys (Americas Funniest Family!) combined the family humor of the then-new sitcom format with Archie-style teen hijinks featuring Katie, Natch, and pal Solid Jackson. Pops decides to buy a new suit; Natch and Jackson find new kinds of trouble after liberating a duck from the park; Pops gets into a feud with his neighbor over the tree that spans both their yards. New Suit Blues; The Duck-Napper; The Real Me; Solid Jackson; Ready for a Steady; Gyp and Flip; Prize Catch; Love Thy Neighbor. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Lash Larue Western (1949 Fawcett/Charlton) 2

    "The Stone Mountain Escapade," "The Saga of Squinty," and "The Perfect Hide-Out." Dusty back-up story, "The Close Shave." Photo covers. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Leave It to Binky (1948) 5

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    Story includes a Superman cameo. Cover art by Bob Oksner. Return Policy, script by Sheldon Mayer; Thinking Allergy shoplifted a pair of roller skates, Binky tries to return them without the store knowing it. Love is Blind--and Deaf, script by Sheldon Mayer, art by Bob Oksner; Lucy gets fixed up on a blind date with a door-to-door salesman she gave the brush off to earlier. The Picnic, script by Hal Seeger, art by Bob Oksner; To keep from leaving Allergy home alone, the family tries to hold Uncle Snootly's weekly picnic in the back yard without him knowing it. Lowered Sights starring Lila, script and art by Harry Lampert. A Word of Advice, script by Hal Seeger, pencils by Bob Oksner; When Peggy breaks up with Binky, Binky tries to get her back by emulating the same situation on the "A Date With Judy" radio program. Tootsie Rolls ad with Captain Tootsie, pencils by C. C. Beck, inks by Pete Costanza. Advertisement for Scribbly #2, art by Sheldon Mayer. The Clock, script by Hal Seeger, art by Bob Oksner; Peggy makes a date with Binky to meet under a department store clock; But when the clock is removed for repairs, Binky can't find Peggy. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Leroy (1949) 1

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    Leroy (1949) is published by Standard Comics. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 26 #11
    Liberty (1924-1950 Macfadden) Vol. 26 #11

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  • Issue #8
    Life Story (1949) 8

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    Vol. 2 No. 2 Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 25 #5
    Lilliput Magazine (1937 Hulton Publication) Vol. 25 #5

    Volume 25, Issue 5 - November 1949. General interest magazine started in 1937 featuring articles, pictorials, and single panel gag cartoons. 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 128 pages, Text (with B&W pictures and illustrations) Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #8
    Little Lana (1949) 8

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  • Issue #3
    Little Lenny (1949) 3

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  • Issue #17
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 17
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover art by Irving Tripp. Untitled story; Tubby tries to prove to the other Fellers that Lulu is in love with him. The Deep Black River; Lulu tells Alvin about a little girl in a castle guarded by a monster in the moat. Untitled story; Lulu finds a dog but her mother says she has to find it another home. Untitled story; Lulu traps a burglar in her bedroom closet. Untitled story; Tubby is tired of always being "it" in hide and seek. All scripts by John Stanley, art by Irving Tripp. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 17
    • Cover oxidation.
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    • Only one staple (manufacturing).

    Facts about the different types of Indian footwear. The Lone Ranger and Skinner the Schemer, art by Charles Flanders; Mr. Skinner swindles the townspeople of Durango in a mining scheme; but has a change of heart. The Lone Ranger and "Duke" Morgan, of Buffalo Point; Gambler "Duke" Morgan rules the town of Buffalo Point with an iron hand; but is afraid of illness and pain. Boss of the Wild Bunch article--The true story of Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch's adventures in Utah and Wyoming in the 1890s. The Wolf's Den, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Tom Hickey; Young Hawk and Little Buck escape from the Sioux village and find a refuge by forcing a wolf and her cubs from their den. Portrait of Chief David Bearspaw, Stoney Tribe, Calgary, Canada. Based on the popular Western TV series. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 97
  • Vol. 39 #2
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  • Issue #1
    Love Classics (1949) 1
  • Issue #1
    Love Letters (1949) 1
  • Vol. 20 #3
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  • Vol. 29 #3
    Love Short Stories (1940-1955 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 29 #3

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  • Issue #2
    Love Stories of Mary Worth (1949) 2

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    Cover by Ken Ernst. Stories and art by Vic Herman, Allen Saunders and Ken Ernst. The ultimate busybody, Mary gives advice to friends and neighbors coping with love woes. Mrs. Manorborn doesn't want her son to marry poor nurse Crystal, but Crystal has a secret. Marie drives off prospective suitors by constantly imitating media celebrities. Her Selfish Love!; How to Hold Your Man; Wallflower; My Secret Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Loveland (1949) 1

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  • Vol. 5 #11
    Mammoth Western (1945-1951 Ziff-Davis) Pulp Vol. 5 #11

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  • Issue #15
    Marmaduke Mouse (1946 Quality) 15
  • Issue #41
    Marvel Family (1945) 41

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  • Issue #94
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 94

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    Bill Everett cover. "A Night in Hangman's House" (art by Gene Colan); "Spectacles of Doom" (art by Bill Everett); "Hand of Horror;" "The Haunted Love" (art by Colan); Two page text story, "Fear Was My Playmate." Thanks to Grand Comics Database for the above artist information! Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #109
    Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 109

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    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Prophet of Doom, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Captain Marvel, Jr. vs. Sivana, Jr. The Flying Snake, art by Max Elkan; Nyoka must halt the greedy intentions of a big game hunter after ivory when the man plants the feather of a rare bird on another hunter and the bird kills him. Ill At Ease starring Colonel Corn and Korny Kobb. The Terror of the Turkey Rustlers starring Tom Mix, pencils by Carl Pfeufer, inks by John Jordan. Women, Women, Women! starring Ozzie and Babs. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 41 #3
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  • Issue #5
    Mel Allen Sports Comics (1949) 5
    • 1" spine split from bottom. Slight brittleness.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • Heavy tear-sealing, glued spine. Brittle paper.
  • Issue #28
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    2 Patsy Walker stories, plus other comics and text features. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood (1949) 5
    • Cover detached.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    This funny story finds Beverly trying to teach Bob Hope how to ride a bike. Also includes: "Lucky Breaks with Rhonda Fleming," "Meet Dane Clark," and "The Hills at Home." Pencils, inks, and cover by Bob Oksner. Inset front cover photos of Bob Hope, Montgomery Clift, Dane Clark, and Dennis Day. Each of these appear inside in stories, too. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the Day!" (art by C.C. Beck). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
    Modern Comics (1945) 91

    Cover pencils by Reed Crandall, inks by Chuck Cuidera. The Menace of the Scorpion starring Blackhawk. Untitled stories starring Torchy, Will Bragg, and Ezra. Isle of Fury text story starring Blackhawk. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Monte Hale Western (1948) 42
  • Issue #10
    Moon, a Girl... Romance, A (1949) 10

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    Stories by Al Feldstein. Art by Graham Ingels, Harry Harrison, Wally Wood and Al Feldstein. Cover by Feldstein. Suspicious of His Intentions; I Was a Wild Girl; A Triangle of Love; and I Thought I Loved My Boss, featuring Wally Woods first art for an EC comic. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #187
    Movie Story Magazine (1937-1951 Fawcett) Pulp 187

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  • Issue #1
    Mr. Anthonys Love Clinic (1949) 1
    • Centerfold detached.

    Stories and art by Dick Rockwell and John J. Anthony. Troubled couples seek help from John J. Anthony, real-life advice expert on a famous radio show of the 1930s. Bored Southern belle Rosie feels shame because of her disastrous first marriage to wealthy gambler Lawrence. Spoiled rich girl Elsa doesn't see the error of her ways, even after a speeding accident that kills a child and lands her in prison for manslaughter. Radio relationship expert Mr. Anthony describes some of the rules for a happy marriage, including mutual attraction, common interests, and waiting for the right age to marry. I Ran Around; I Won't Drag You Down; I Said What I Thought...; 5 of the Ten Rules for Marriage Happiness; I Love Sidney Knox; If You'd Only Grow Up, Parker. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    My Life (1948) 11

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    Art by George Appel and others. Fox Feature Syndicate presents the third romance title to launch the romance comics craze, following Crestwood's "Young Romance" and Timely/Marvel's "My Romance". Debbie steals her friend's boyfriend, then gets jealous when she sees the two of them together, not realizing they're planning her surprise party; A former waitress tries to hide her poverty-stricken past from her wealthy boyfriend; Doris just wants to find a man to hurt after her boyfriend turns out to be a criminal. Plus love advice to readers and advice on dealing with a double chin. Say A Prayer For Me; Girl From The Tenements; What Am I to Do?; Gloom Chasers; I Sought Revenge. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.