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Comic books March 1950

  • Vol. 9 #6
    Hollywood Detective (1942-1950 Culture Publications) Pulp Vol. 9 #6

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  • Issue #3
    Hollywood Secrets (1949) 3

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  • Issue #41
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 41

    Painted cover art by Norman Saunders. "The Mysterious Avenger," art by Joe Certa; Hoppy has to find out who tries to scare honest ranchers out of Twin Rivers to get their oil rights. Rocky Lane rounds up the Redskins! ad for Carnation Malted Milk. "The Ranch Rustler!" starring Hopalong Cassidy; Bill Borey is cheated out of his ranch. "Puppy Love" starring Whitey Whiskers and Farmer Jed. "Prairie Jones' Tall Tale" starring Deputy Mesquite, pencils by Charles Quinlan; Everybody in Twin Rivers knows that Prairie Jones likes to make up tall tales, but two unscrupulous actors believe him when he tells of his hidden gold. "Murder Mask" text story by Rod Reed (as Walter Farmer). "Up in a Tree"; Bow and Arrow steal apples. "The Great Bank Run," art by Joe Certa; Rumor spreads that bank savings are jeopardized, and it takes Hopalong to bring things under control. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
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    UK Edition. black and white; 24 pages.

  • Issue #32
    I Loved (1949) 32

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    Sometimes listed as I Loved (1949) #5. Tales of love, regret and broken hearts from Fox Feature Syndicate. Midge realizes she feels distant from her husband, who is always traveling for work; Janet raises her sister's orphaned baby, but 1940s society doesn't understand an unmarried mother; Rae's love perplexes a widower who's not yet ready to move on. I Hid My Shame; Unmarried Mother; Love Problems From Our Readers; Charm Gossip; My Poison Kiss. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Indians (1950 Fiction House) 1

    Western adventure stories told from the perspective of the first Americans. Dan Carter, who spent part of his boyhood as an Indian captive, now lives a double life as a white trader and as the brave named Manzar; A Pony Express rider is repaid for an earlier kindness after he is attacked by a war party; An orphaned Blackfoot boy raised by kindly Trapper Jim becomes known as Long Bow. Manzar the White Indian; Red Fawn; Chip of the Pony Express; Orphan of the Storm; Long Bow. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 28 #3
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  • Issue #6
    Intimate Love (1950) 6

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    Photo cover. No Faith Had I, art by Al Carreno; Emma and Chris marry while in college, and after graduation move back to his hometown of Columbus where hell work as a druggist; Emma is overwhelmed by Chriss large family and feels out of place living in their house; She gets a job so they can afford to move to a home of their own, but Chris borrows their savings to pay for his fathers medical treatments. My Yearning Heart, art by John Celardo; Diane is the daughter of a famous and wealthy surgeon; She meets medical researcher Dr. Fredric Stillman and they fall in love; However, they cant afford to get married; Dianes father offers to set up Fred in practice, but the younger man wants to continue his research work. Runaways From Love, pencils by John Severin, inks by Will Elder; After Juanitas father dies, she operates the family ranch; City-slicker Steve Miller arrives to become the towns new schoolteacher, and is hazed and humiliated by the local cowboys; Juanita thinks hes a coward and wishes he was more rough-hewn, but then decides to become more feminine herself in an attempt to please him. Juanita is abducted by outlaw Joe Larkin and his gang. How Mad Was My Heart!; Bookkeeper Nell cant afford the fashionable clothes she craves; Co-worker Ethel says shes been buying clothes and furs with money shes made betting; Nell places a bet, wins, and buys a fancy hat with the money, only to have her new acquisition accidentally ruined by Jon Temple; Jon is a wealthy fashion designer and they begin a romance. Big Talk by Betty Hill text story. Heartache Serenade, pencils by John Severin, inks by George Evans; Disc jockey Dell repeatedly gets a request for the song Moonlight Melody from Vance Powers; They meet and fall in love. Love on Trial; Carol is engaged to assistant district attorney Robert Dalton; An innocent outing with old friend Steve Hanley ends with Steve making a pass at Carol. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #12
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  • Issue #4
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  • Issue #42
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 42

    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. Joe Palooka faces one of his toughest fights ever, with British boxer Eustace Pinkney-Grimes. Jerry has to talk fast to get himself out of a dangerous situation. Plus true tales of athletic greats, and an article about Joe Palooka winning the Christian Athlete Award for 1950. Also featuring a vintage ad for Harvey's "Hi-Teen Club." The Big Pinkney-Grimes Bout; Jerry's Troubles; Little Max: Soap Gets in Your Eyes; Humphrey: The Chump-ion; Joe Palooka's Album; Queen of the Ice!: Barbara Ann Scott; Sportales; Sport Short: Ring Champs of To-day. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
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    Men's interest humor digest with cartoons, jokes and tasteful pin-up photography. 5" x 6.5", 98 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Jon Juan (1950) 1

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    All Alex Schomburg art (signed Al Reid on cover); written by Jerry Siegel; referenced in Seduction of the Innocent. The only entire comic Schomburg ever drew. 32 pages, no ads.

  • Issue #133
    Jumbo Comics (1938) 133
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    In order of appearance: "Sheena, Queen of the Jungle" art by Robert Webb; "The Ghost Gallery", "Stuart Taylor in Weird Stories of the Supernatural", and "ZX-5" art by Jack Kamen; and "The Hawk" art by Robert Webb. "The Most Famous of All Escapes, Part One" text story by John Williams. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #123
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 123

    "The Ark of the Mist-Maids!", pencils by Maurice Whitman; The Wasumbas witch, Lutoa, is poisoning the chief so that her confederate, N'toba, can seize the chieftainship; Kaänga exposes her plot; N'tonga is killed by animals captured for a funeral sacrifice and Lutoa is captured. Untitled story, pencils by Richard Case; A tiger, brought to Simba's jungle for cross-breeding with lions, escapes and proclaims himself king of the jungle. Untitled story; As Captain Terry Thunder attempts to settle a border dispute between tribes, both parties are attacked by ape men, who are, in reality, disguised henchmen of Baron Lorne who has discovered diamonds in the area and wants both tribes driven out. Untitled story, art by Henry Kiefer; Wambi and Sirdah are captured by a big game hunter who wants Sirdah as a prize and Wambi to help him entice other animals into traps; Wambi extracts a promise from Sirdah to only kill when necessary in return for helping him escape. Untitled story, art by Enrico Bagnoli; The Aswengi witch doctor and his wife murder Chief Okuda and frame Tabu; Tabu tricks the pair into confessing with his illusions. Untitled story, art by Ralph Mayo; King Cobra's gang is raiding pygmy funeral barges and taking sacred gold; King himself is beginning to feel remorse for the native killed in these raids; He attempts suicide but manages to only wound himself; He succumbs to amnesia and is befriended by Camilla; His gang seize him from her and plan new raids; Camilla promises to help the pygmies defend their barges; King warns Camilla about the coming raid, allowing her to prevent it. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #NN
    Jungle Jo (1950) NN
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    Content likely intended for publication as the non-existent Jo-Jo Comics (1945) #30. Feature stories are "Jo-Jo Congo King" with mastheads obscured so that only "Congo King" remains; scripts retain the "Jo-Jo" character name. In order of appearance: "Congo King, The Political Pirates!"; "Congo King"; "The Cheat! The Swaggering Coward." retitled and reprinted as "The Coward." in Ghostly Weird Stories (1953) #124; and "Congo King, The Crossbowmen of Carnabor". "Otombo to the Rescue!" text story reprinted from Jo-Jo Comics (1945) #7B. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #10
    Jungle Stories (1938-1954 Fiction House) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 4 #10

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  • Issue #14
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 14
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    Photo cover. Knockout Racket; a waitress named Peggy Nichols sees one of her customers drug another mans coffee, then gets mixed up with he and his partner in crime. Seven Keys to Sing Sing!, pencils by John Severin, inks by Bill Elder; he stole so he could pamper his jade menagerie; but the pets he loved so intensely betrayed and exposed him to the New York City Police. The Masquerader!, art by Rudy Palais. The Fake Lynch Mob text story. Sawney-King of the Villains!, art by Harvey Kurtzman and John Severin. The Man Who Talked Himself to Death!, art by George Gregg. Ad for Headline Comics and Justice Traps the Guilty. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Kaanga (1949) 3
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    "The Return of the Lion-Men!", art by Ruben Moreira (as Rubi Moore); A con man comes to the jungle and convinces the Tulans to give him whatever he asks for in order to have it sacrificed to their gods; Fearing Kaänga's interference, he orders the natives to bring him Ann whom he plans to kill. "The Panther Lord!", art by Ruben Moreira; A white man-led leopard cult kidnaps Ann for sacrifice. "King of the Congo Beasts" text story by Frank Riddell. Untitled story, art by Ruben Moreira; Dr. Marr's scientific expedition captures a white ape; Nilo, riding from the land of the Lake of Mists attacks the safari in order to free the ape, which is sacred to her people; They also take Dr. Marr. Kaänga and Ann pursue them; Ann is captured, but Kaänga frees both her and Dr. Marr. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Katzenjammer Kids (1947-54) 12

    After a four-month hiatus, Standard Comics takes over the Katzenjammer Kids comic from pioneering comics publisher David McKay. 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 back cover features an ad for the "Playking Athletic Belt," basically a girdle for chubby kids so they don't get teased during sports - a real sign of its times. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Kilroys (1947) 22
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    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 try wearing a toupee to look younger, and comic chaos results; Solid Jackson buys a love potion from a gypsy at a carnival; Pops tells the story of how the first banana was discovered. Toupee or Not Toupee!; Divine Man; A Tall Story; Solid Jackson; Winning Campaign; Pop Knows -- or Does He?; Neat 'N' Sweet; Happy Anniversary. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #156
    King Comics (1936) 156

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    Stories and art by Lee Falk, Phil Davis, Roy Crane, Wilson McCoy, Carl Anderson, and Joe Musial. Standard Comics takes over the long-running title from pioneering comics publisher David McKay, featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. In South America, Buz Sawyer confronts the man who has been tailing him. The Phantom's girlfriend Diana saves a man from being sacrificed to crocodiles, only to wind up offered to the creatures herself. Mandrake the Magician; Thimble Theatre; Henry; Buz Sawyer; Jan and Aloysius; The Phantom; Teddy and Sitting Bull. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Lash Larue Western (1949 Fawcett/Charlton) 4
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.
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  • Issue #38
    Leading Comics (1941) 38
    Published Mar 1950 by DC.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Untitled Peter Porkchops story, art by Otto Feuer; Wolfie tries to make sure that Peter won't win a fishing contest. Untitled Roly and Poly story, art by Rube Grossman; Roly and Poly convince Danny to fix their roof by telling him how he needs to get in shape, but they regret their ruse later. House ad for DC's funny animal comics: Real Screen Comics; Animal Antics; Comic Cavalcade; Funny Folks; Funny Stuff. Untitled Bernard the Brave story, art by Otto Feuer; Bernard's rescue company gets off to a bad start when he can't get a runaway horse to fill out the necessary paperwork. Untitled The Tortoise and the Hare story, art by Rube Grossman. Untitled Ozzie Owl story, art by Rube Grossman. House ad for DC's western comics: All-American Western; Dale Evans; Western Comics. Untitled Puss 'n Pooch story. Superman on Safety First! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 27 #3
    Liberty (1924-1950 Macfadden) Vol. 27 #3

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  • Issue #12
    Life Story (1949) 12
    Published Mar 1950 by Fawcett.

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    Vol. 2 No. 6. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    Lil Abner (1947) 75
    Published Mar 1950 by Harvey.

    Cover art by Al Capp. One-page Genius story, script and art by Harvey Kurtzman. Salomey's Narrow Escape, script and art by Al Capp; Roundheels concocts a scheme to make Li'l Abner help him get into The Gourmet Club; Li'l Abner dohesn't realize the role that Salomey plays in the scheme. Shmoo Comics ad. One-page Prospector Pete story, script and art by Art Helfant. Peeping Tomahawk text story starring A Memphis Smith Adventure, script by Andrew Charles. Earthquake McGoon, script and art by Al Capp; Pappy promises to tell everyone that Earthquake McGoon is a decent hoomin bean. Untitled story, script and art by Vic Herman; Kid Science has a new pet jet. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Little Audrey (1948 St. John) 9

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    St. John's original version of Audrey is a little different than Harvey's version - her friends are Patches and Sarge - but she still loves to create mischief. Audrey has a plan to convince her parents to buy her a tent so she and Patches can go camping. While playing explorer, Patches stumbles across an actual elephant. Audrey and Patches get covered in paint as a result of Audrey's plan for a special day. The Cultured Tea Party; Patches; The Camper; Sarge; The Big Help; Patches to the Rescue; The Cleanup; Lucky Day. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Little Iodine (1950-1962 Dell) 1

    52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Little Lana (1949) 9
  • Issue #21
    Little Lulu (1948-1980 Dell/Gold Key) 21

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    The Ventriloquist; Lulu gets back at Tubby after he plays ventriloquist jokes on her. Froglegs; Lulu and Tubby take a raft out on the lake to catch frogs to sell to a fancy restaurant. The Little Girl Who Always Laughed; Lulu tells Alvin about the little girl who got in trouble for laughing at the king. The Man Hunter; Tubby challenges Lulu's dog Mops to follow his scent like a bloodhound. The Gambler; The Fellers find out Tubby is using the club treasury to take a girl out on a date. All scripts by John Stanley, art by Irving Tripp. Two-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). Back cover has advertisement for five color Little Lulu pinups. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #6
    Lone Eagle (1941-1954 Atlas Publishing) Pulp UK Edition Vol. 3 #6

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  • Issue #21
    Lone Ranger (1948-1962 Dell) 21

    Painted cover art. Facts about the American Buffalo by Gaylord Du Bois, art by John Wade Hampton. The Lone Ranger and The Plot to Kill Mr. Winters, art by Charles Flanders; The Lone Ranger is mistaken for a crook who is trying to weaken a trestle so that a train carrying railroad official Winters will crash. The Medicine Watch text article, script by Carl Smith, art by Tom Hickey; The perils of Nelson Lee, who was captured by Comanches in Texas in 1855. Canoeing on White Water, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Tom Hickey; After escaping a bear that invaded their camp, Young Hawk, Little Buck, and White Fawn take their canoe through dangerous rapids. Based on the popular Western TV series. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #101
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941-1962 Dell) 101

    52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #101
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (Canadian Edition) 101

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    Canadian edition with same content as U.S. edition. Inside front cover is blank; indica appears on bottom of back cover rather than at bottom of first story page. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 40 #2
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  • Issue #3
    Love Letters (1949) 3

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  • Vol. 21 #3
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  • Vol. 30 #3
    Love Short Stories (1940-1955 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 30 #3

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  • Issue #4
    Love Stories of Mary Worth (1949) 4

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    Cover by Ken Ernst. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Allen Saunders and Ken Ernst. The ultimate busybody, Mary gives advice to friends and neighbors coping with love woes. Pixie must choose between her stage career and the man she loves. A man loses sleep over his beautiful but noisy neighbor and her little yip-dog. Too Smart for Love; I Married an Angel; Too Young to Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
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  • Vol. 1 #2
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 1 #2

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    Spring, 1950, Volume 1, Number 2. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 128 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 6 #3
    Mammoth Western (1945-1951 Ziff-Davis) Pulp Vol. 6 #3

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  • Vol. 3 #1
    Mammoth Western Quarterly (1948-1951 Ziff Davis) Pulp Vol. 3 #1

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  • Vol. 1 #2
    Man to Man Magazine (1949 Picture Magazines) Vol. 1 #2

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    Volume 1, Issue 2 - March 1950. Men's interest magazine focusing on true crime, and war stories. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 68 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #17
    Marmaduke Mouse (1946 Quality) 17
  • Issue #23
    Marmaduke Mouse (1946 Quality) 23

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  • Issue #45
    Marvel Family (1945) 45

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    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #95
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 95

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  • Issue #113
    Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 113

    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.