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Comic books November 1949

  • Vol. 6 #10
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 6 #10
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0354991011
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    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Ernest Schroeder. Stories and art by Leonard Starr, Paul Newman, Joe Maneely 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 #69. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #10 in indicia. Airboy tests a new kind of spaceship that can enter different dimensions - but some of them are inhabited. The ship called The Albatross has a secret history that concerns a scrap dealer and The Heap. The true story of adventurer, frontiersman and Revolutionary War soldier Samuel Brady. Airboy; The Heap; The Bat of Justin Clarke; Flying Redbird; Washington's Scout; The Adventures of Philip Ashton. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #110
    All American Western (1948-1952 DC) 110
    • Cover detached. Full length spine split, held together by tape. Centerfold detached, one wrap missing.
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    • Cover Detached at one staple. 2" cumulative spine split. Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Frank Giacoia. Ad for World's Finest Comics #42, Wonder Woman #37 and Comic Cavalcade #35. Ambush at Scarecrow Hills starring Johnny Thunder, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Joe Giella. Highlights of Lou Boudreau's career coupled with a Wheaties ad. Two Trails to Tumbleweed starring Overland Coach, pencils by Frank Giacoia, inks by John Giunta. The Case of the 50 Year Old Clue--Adventures of Sam Spade ad for Wildroot Cream-Oil Hair Tonic, art by Lou Fine. Ad for Jimmy Wakely #2. The Carnival at Elephant Butte starring Minstrel Maverick, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by John Giunta. The Case of the Runaway Bandit, art by John Giunta; A group of Texas Rangers captures Sam Bass just outside the town of Round Rock, Texas. Maverickers - Old and New article about rustling by John Broome [as John Osgood]. The Lone Ranger Socks ad. The Terror of the Timberland starring Foley of the Fighting Fifth, script by Lee Goldsmith, pencils by Joe Kubert, inks by John Giunta. Ad for Alan Ladd #1. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 44 #3
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 44 #3

    November, 1949. Volume 44, Issue 3. Trimmed pulp, 6.5-in. x 9.5-in., 162 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #11
    Avon Fantasy Reader (1947-1952 Avon Book Co.) 11

    November, 1949. "Glamour!" Written by Seabury Quinn. Also featuring works by Ray Bradbury, Frank Owen, and Francis Flagg. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 132pages, Text with B&W illustrations. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #55
    Batman (1940) 55
    Published Nov 1949 by DC.
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    Cover pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. The Case of the 48 Jokers!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye; The Joker starts his own criminal school; He prepares thugs from 48 States to become part of a large network of criminals; Batman and Robin learn of the cross-country crimes and confront the Joker in his base of operations. Bruce Wayne, Rookie Policeman!, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne agrees to carry on the honorable work of a dying policeman; He becomes a member of the Gotham City Police Department, but his duties create conflict with his work as Batman. One-page Fluffy story by Phil Berube. Stay in School -- Give Yourself a Chance public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. It's Your Future text story, art by Raymond Perry. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. The Bandit of the Bells!, pencils by Bob Kane and Charles Paris, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin must prevent the crimes of Gong, controls every kind of bell; When he steals a particularly valuable bell, Batman investigates. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #2
    Best True Fact Detective (1943) Vol. 6 #2
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    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    True detective stories. 8 1/2" x 11 1/4", 78 pgs, b&w. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Billy West (1949) 4
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by John Celardo. Six-Gun Warning!, art by John Celardo; An honest man steps into a rogue's shoes and finds himself on the receiving end of a six-gun warning, but hero Billy rides to his aid. The Pony Express text article by Charles J. Strong. The Mysterious Stranger! starring Rhoda Trail, art by John Celardo; Outlaw-fighting newspaper woman for the Sundog Sentinel has her hands full with crooks threatening to dam the water and charge ranchers for it. Join the Billy West Cowboy Club! ad. Billy West's Birthday Present! starring Uncle Dan, art by John Celardo. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 16

    Edited by Charles Biro. Cover by Charles Biro. Stories by William Overgard, Ed Moore, Claude Moore, and Basil Wolverton. Rough and tumble action tales of cowboys and the Old West. Two stallions battle, one loyal to an outlaw, one loyal to a peacemaker. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #102
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 102
    • 1 3/4" cumulative spine split, cover coming loose at one staple.
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    Captain Marvel in "The Earth Destroyer," "The Man Who Didn't Exist," "The Magic Mix-Up," and "The Adventure Within an Adventure." Capt. Kid back-up story, "The Early Bird." Two "Comix Cards" featuring Allan "Rocky" Lane. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #79
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 79
    • Tape on interior cover, staples added (not manufacturing).
    • 6" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached. Cover detached at one staple.

    "Capt. Marvel Jr. Battles Anarchy," "Capt. Marvel Jr. Loses his Courage," "Timber of Terror," and "The Happy Clown." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Charlie McCarthy (1949) 3
  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 065 Benjamin Franklin (1949) 1
    • Staple rust.
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust with migration.
    • Centerfold detached.
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    Benjamin Franklin, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 64, 11/49). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Classics Illustrated 065 Benjamin Franklin (1949) 2

    Benjamin Franklin, 2nd Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 131). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #35
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 35
    Published Nov 1949 by DC.

    I just come to show ya me pieces of bread! starring Fox and the Crow, art by Jim Davis. The Reward starring Blabber Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. The Squeeler starring Raccoon Kids, art by Otto Feuer. Winning a Car starring Goofy Goose, art by Rube Grossman. Danny Dummox starring Roly and Poly, art by Rube Grossman. Carmen Round The Mountain starring Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer; loosely based on the opera. I'll take you for a ride in my new boat starring Ozzie Owl, art by Rube Grossman. Treasure Map starring Sweeney and Willie. The Gorilla Who Changed His Mind starring Giggle-Toons, art by Howie Post. Be A Ventriloquist. Buy a Dummy starring Nutsy Squirrel, art by Rube Grossman. 76 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #68
    Comics on Parade (1938) 68
  • Issue #15
    Cookie (1946) 15

    Stories by Al Hartley and Bob Wickersham. Art by Al Hartley and Bob Wickersham. Teen hijinks featuring Cookie and his pals, created by legendary animator Dan Gordon. Pop OTooles lucky horseshoe brings nothing but bad luck; Jitterbuck dresses as a girl to trick his way into the dance, but it backfires; Pickles is intrigued by Binkies lifelike replica of movie star Lizabeth Scott, in a story with art by Archies Al Hartley. Cookie: Danger Curves Ahead; Pickles; Debbie: The Girl Friend; Jitterbuck Jones: Conscience Trouble; Cookie, Typical Boy; Our Kid Sister. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #63
    Crack Western (1949) 63

    Cover by Paul Gustavson. Stories by Joe Millard and unknown. Art by Charles Sultan, Paul Gustavson, Reed Crandall, Harry Anderson and unknown. Two-Gun Lil's father has been killed by a bushwacker and she will make them pay in an untitled story. Plus: Arizona Ames in "War of the Renegade Rails"; Dead Canyon Days story "The Battle of the Paper Bullets"; Frontier Marshal in "The Golden Ghost"; and 1-page text story "Gun Trouble"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 20

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Bob Fujitani, C.H. Moore, Fred Guardineer, Joseph Gagliardi 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. Sam Denta turns the fixed-fight game into his own personal income-generator, until the fighter called The Ape meets a terrible fate. Savvy seamen sink smugglers' schemes after a shoreside sortie. A police lieutenant doggedly pursues two cop killers, but their fellow crooks may do them in first. Sam Denta, King Of The Fix!; The Case Of The Overboard Gems!; On the Level; Science Vs. the Criminal: Book Worms!; Mobsters - C.O.D.!; This'll Kill Ya!; Our Police Hall of Fame; Laff These Off!; Death Without Warning!! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #81
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 81

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by George Tuska, Fred Guardineer, Claude Moore, 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 patrolman Al Drews, who goes up against Matt Cornish, The Scourge of the Fishing Fleets, and winds up clinging to a buoy for dear life. Police investigate a series of suspicious suicides and uncover a car-theft ring. The "Tear Gas Killers" try to escape the city by hijacking a boat, but a ham-radio operator manages to outsmart them. Cover and first page feature a photo endorsement from Detective Walter Clancy, approving of "this magazine as a strong moral force for youth." Deadly Matt Cornish, The Scourge of the Fishing Fleets!; On the Level; It Looked Like Suicide!; The Tear Gas Murders!; Our Police Hall of Fame; Who Dunnit? 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Crime Fighters (1948 Marvel) 10
    • Writing on back cover.
  • Issue #14
    Crime Patrol (1948-1950 EC) 14
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch, tear seal.
  • Issue #8
    Dale Evans Comics (1948) 8

    Dale Evans stars in "Gobblers and Gold Dust," "The East Goes West," and "Oil is Where You Find It!" Sierra Smith Western Detective stars in "The Case of the Five-Cent Fortune!" (art by Alex Toth). Captain Tootsie stars in a one-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the Day!" (by C.C. Beck). Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 57

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Norman Maurer, Virginia Hubbell, and Carl Hubbell. This early superhero title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. The Little Wise Guys get trapped in the house of the world's greatest practical joker. A band of gypsies swindles Sniffer out of his car, but he gets the last laugh. The Little Wise Guys help a scientist who's trying to remember the formula for the ultimate truth serum. Daredevil and the Little Wise Guys: The Mystery of the Practical Joker!; The Know-How on Place Kicking; Daredevil: The Truth Serum and Its Missing Formula!; Crimebuster: The Crimebuster Clubs First Case; Famous Eccentrics; Sniffer. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Darling Love (1949) 1
    • 1" spine split from bottom. Staple rust.

    Pat McElroy photo cover. "I Was Jilted!"; Office worker Laura is dumped by her boyfriend Alan because shes a poor orphan; Laura gets a job in rural Long Island as companion to elderly Miss Barnes; Miss Barnes urges Laura not to shut herself away, giving herself as an example of a lonely spinster. "Two Loves Have I"; Aspiring actress Ellen meets art student Dean and they fall in love; Deans older brother Steve runs the family ranch in Colorado; Steve demands Dean drop his studies and help run the ranch, and calls Ellen a gold-digger. "Rascal Heart" text story. "Your Handwriting" article by Handwriting Analyst Ellyn Lee. "I Was Branded Bad"; Dorothy dates bad boy Nicky to escape her familys poverty; Tricked into participating in a robbery, Dorothy is sent to prison while Nicky is killed. "I Married for Revenge" text story. "I Lied for Love," art by Pen Shumaker; High school student Lorna pretends she has a college boyfriend; Attending a fraternity party with her brother Hank, Lorna meets David. "The Darling Bandbox" text story by Miss Darling. "Star-Lights" article. "Too Wise for Love!!"; Edith, editor for a chain of magazines, falls in love with free-lance writer Mark; They wed, but he makes little money from his writing. "Reminiscence" text story by May Richstone. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Date with Judy (1947) 13
    Published Nov 1949 by DC.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Radio's famous coast-to-coast favorite! In this issue: Four untitled A Date with Judy stories. Plus: A Date with Judy 2-page text story "Judy Makes Ready"; untitled Liz story; and untitled Randolph story. Plus: What's Your Name? half-pager by Martin Naydel, and In the Groove 2-pager. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Dell Giant Christmas Parade (1949) 1
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing, interrupts art and story.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Portion of first page missing, affects art and story. Cover and first page detached, pieces of tape along spine.
  • Issue #2
    Diary Loves (1949) 2
    • Water damage.

    Cover by Paul Gustavson & Bill Ward. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Ward, Sam Citron & Ward, Art Peddy & unknown and Sid Greene. Featuring: "The Vengeance of Love" starring Meg Purdy, Jill Jackson and Van Carter; "Mexican Magic" starring Estrella Lopa, Myles Norton, Lois Evans, Maria, Mr. Lopa and Mrs. Lopa; "My Heart is Witness" starring Kay Orden, Mark Allen, Sondra Dale and Jip Monson; and "Betrayal of Love" starring Carol Anderson, Mark Barrow and Gregor Ernst. Plus: 1-page text story "Diary of Despair" starring Mary Morris, Dan Wade and Mr. Wade. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 6
    • 2 1/2" Spine split from base of comic.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Al McWilliams, A. Hewitt and Joe Certa. Boys' adventure with military cadet and sportsman Dick Cole, as Star takes over publishing from Curtis. Dick Cole and his rival, Bark, join forces to prove their merit to a bunch of skeptical cowboys. Bull's Eye Bill and Rawhide Ike are reunited with redheaded Dee Parsons as they all fight to save Target Ranch. A Pied Piper-like menace threatens Farr Military Academy. Dick Cole; Bull's-Eye Bill; Salmon Pirates; Dick Cole. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) 25
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    Lord of Lightning; Darrel discovers a glowing meteor that amplifies electricity, which is promptly stolen by Mr. Thrawn, who fashions it into a weapon; However, the villain meets his end by the same weapon when it attracts a lightning bolt. Untitled Perky story, script and art by Gill Fox. Untitled Torchy story, script and art by Gill Fox. Doll Man; The Sultan is after Hakim Ali's "Secret of Truth." 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Ellery Queen (1949 Superior) 4
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    • 1/2" edge tear on front cover.
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  • Issue #184
    Famous Funnies (1934) 184

    Cover by Steve Douglas. Stories and art by Lawrence Lariar, John Spranger, Allen Saunders, Elmer Woggon, Clifford McBride, Philip Francis Nowlan, Rick Yager (credited as Dick Calkins), Clark Haas, Claude Dunnagan, Rodlow Willard, Mabel Burwick (credited as Odin), Martha B. Links, and Ralph Briggs Fuller. The long-running series that introduced "comic books" to the world, featuring reprints of comic strips. Steve Roper gets involved with a famous starlet. Ben Friday tries to protect a valuable stamp from gangsters, so they abduct Linda instead. Dickie Dare fools an ancient civilization with a modern-day zipper. Ben Friday; Steve Roper and Wahoo; Napoleon; Buck Rogers; Scorchy Smith; Crash on Trouble Mountain; Dickie Dare; Bobby Sox; Yipee; Oaky Doaks. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Fast Fiction (1949) 2
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.

    Captain Blood. NOTE: The first five issues of Fast Fiction were reprinted under the title Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated. Except for the title change on the cover, the editions are identical. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Film Funnies (1949) 1
    • Paper: Off white
  • Issue #252
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 252
    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    Indicia title is "Walt Disney's PINOCCHIO, No. 252." Underwater Birthday Party one-page story, art by Tony Strobl. Pinocchio; Geppetto wishes his puppet was a real boy; The "Wishing Star Fairy" grants his wish; On his way to school, Pinocchio is tricked by J. Worthington Foul fellow and Gideon into joining Stromboli's puppet show; The fairy rescues Pinocchio, but Foulfellow talks Pinocchio into taking a trip to Pleasure Island with other boys; At Pleasure Island the boys are turned into donkeys for the mines. New version of Four Color (Dell, 1942 series) #92. Adapted from the 1940 Disney animated movie "Pinocchio." Watermelon Dreams back cover strip, art by Tony Strobl. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #253
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 253

    Indicia title is "CHRISTMAS WITH MOTHER GOOSE, No. 253." Cover art by Walt Kelly. The Three Blind Mice Play Santa, script and art by Walt Kelly; A cat chasing the Three Blind Mice upsets a mailman, causing him to lose a letter. Little Boy Blue and Little Girl Green, art by Walt Kelly; Little Girl Green recruits colorful toys to wake Little Boy Blue on Christmas morning. 3 Christmas Bears, art by Walt Kelly; The Goldilocks and the Three Bears story with a Christmas Day setting. Jeminy's Christmas, script and art by Walt Kelly; Jeminy Groundhog asks Willie Winkle to wake him up for Christmas; When he wakes, Jeminy thinks it's time for Easter, instead of Christmas. Christmas Grace traditional English Christmas prayer on back cover, art by Walt Kelly. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #254
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 254

    Indicia title is "SANTA CLAUS FUNNIES, No. 254." Santa's First Helper, script and art by Walt Kelly; Puggy Pink, a dwarf, volunteers to be Santa's first helper in making toys; Santa leaves him at a little girl's house to be a temporary fill-in for the doll that isn't ready at Christmas. A Visit from Saint Nicholas, script by Clement Moore, art by Arthur E. Jameson; Illustrated version of the 1823 poem by Clement Clarke Moore, sometimes titled "The Night Before Christmas." The Land Without Christmas, script and art by Frank Jupo; Santa uses a rocket to take a test trip to a distant star and a land ruled by the bad-humored King Pepy. Albert and Pogo's Christmas, script and art by Walt Kelly; Albert dresses up to play Santa Claus for the swamp's children. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Funny Folks (1946) 22
  • Issue #12
    Gang Busters (1948) 12
    Published Nov 1949 by DC.

    Theda and Emerson Hall photo cover. I Trap Firebugs, art by Dan Barry. The Vigil of Patrolman Crowell, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Case of the Long Distance Alibi, art by Charles Paris. The Cop with the Cold Nose, script by Phil Evans, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. The Thieves Who Stole the Air, script by Phil Evans, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 33

    Gene Autry stars in "Outlaw Gold" and "Gene Autry Alias the Dude." Jesse Marsh art. Back-up story, "Kinda Irregular." Two-page text story, "Hop Sing." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #68
    Giggle Comics (1943) 68

    Stories by Ken Hultgren and others. Art by Dan Gordon and Ken Hultgren. Funny-animal mayhem from Creston, an imprint of independent publisher ACG, with art by cartooning legend Dan Gordon. Chip the chipmunk somehow manages to lock Squire the squirrel out of his own home, even though its a hole in a tree; Two mice, Gnaw and Gnibble, try to outsmart a cat with inkblots; Foxy steals an apple and accidentally makes applesauce. Superkatt; The Duke and the Dope; Spencer Spook; The Telephoney; The Squire and the Chip; Rosalind the Marvel Seal; Voice from Nowhere; Gnaw and Gnibble; Foxy; A Mysterious Treasure. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Girls' Love Stories (1949) 2
    • Cover detached.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Her own beautiful sister was engaged to the man she secretly loved! Featuring: 9 page story "Girl in the Shadows" written by Robert Kanigher and pencilled by Alex Toth; 1 page Lili filler (Lili, a dancer, tries to impress the new accompanist); 8 page story "Never Say Goodbye"; 1 page illustrated poem "The Golden Light"; 8 page story "Legacy of Love" drawn by Everett Raymond Kinstler; 1 page Daisy's Diary filler; 7 page story "Two Loves Have I"; 1 page Wendy filler; 2 page text story "Someday -- Darling"; 10 page story "Take a Letter, Sweetheart!"; 1 page Buzzy public service announcement "Stay in School, Give Yourself a Break!" written by Jack Schiff and drawn by Graham Place (published in cooperation with leading national social welfare and youth-serving organizations). Cover photograph by Theda and Emerson Hall of MGM Starlets Mary Jane Smith and Bridget Carr. Cover price $0.10.

  • 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 #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 #38
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 38

    "The Joe Palooka Story: How Joe Became Champ." Little Max and Humphrey back-up stories. Back-up baseball story, "Sport Short: Alvin Dark, Rookie of the Year" (art by Bob Powell; 2 pages). 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.