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Comic books April 1950

  • Vol. 1 #3
    A. Merritt's Fantasy Magazine (1949-1950 Recreational Reading) Pulp Vol. 1 #3

    Volume 1, Issue 3 - April 1950. Pulp magazine featuring stories and articles by Jack Mann and Theodore Roscoe. 7-in. x 9 1/4-in., 130 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 10
    • Centerfold detached.

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Edvard Moritz. Stories by Edvard Moritz, George Klein, Pete Riss, Charlie Sultan, Bob Lubbers, and John Celardo. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 2
    • 1" spine split from base.
    • Cover detached.
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    Photograph cover of Bob Hope. Untitled Bob Hope story, script by Cal Howard, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob has a date with the Landlady's daughter. Meet Bob Hope biography. Radio Beams humor page by Harry Lampert. Untitled Bob Hope story, script by Cal Howard, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob goes straight to the top when his sardine tin only has one sardine in it. House ad for current issue of Feature Films, art by Jack Sparling. It Happens In Hollywood text article. Untitled Bob Hope story, script by Cal Howard, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob finds a message in a bottle. Code For Buddies public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Al Plastino. House ad for The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet #3. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 52
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    The Justice Society of America fights the strangest war of all time in "The Secret Conquest of the Earth!" Script by John Broome, pencils by Arthur Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. Back-up Johnny Peril Surprise Story, "The Last Man on Earth!" Back-up story, "The Incredible Death Valley Scotty." Superman is featured in a one-page public service announcement, "Superman's Code for Buddies." Two-page article on lighthouses, "Watchdogs of the Sea." Peddy/Sachs cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 24 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 24 #4

    April 1950. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Science fiction stories by Robert Moore Williams "When Two Worlds Meet", Fritz Leiber "Let Freedom Ring", Paul Lohrman, Emmett McDowell, and Kris Neville. Illustrations by Leo Ramon Summers, Edmond Swiatek, Rod Ruth, and Julian S. Krupa. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 192 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #43
    Archie (1943) 43
    • Water damage, staple rust/migration.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Centerfold detached.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple, cover coming loose at staples. 1.5" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Bob Montana. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Vigoda? and Sam Schwartz? Archie dreams of his future (like a Mort Weisinger story) in "Early To Bed"! Plus, Archie in: "Just Plain Geometry" (Miss Grundy shows she knows about love!); "The Bird Lover"; "A Paneful Experience"; "Raves and Waves" (Archie has his head shaved after the girls give him a permanent wave); and "Where There's Smoke"! Also: Jughead in "The Book Worm Turns"! And: 2-page "Hollywood Tattle Tales"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 45 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 45 #2

    April 1950. Cover by Hubert Rogers. Stories: "The Wizard of Linn"(Part 1 of 3) by A. E. Van Vogt, "Greed" by L. Ron Hubbard, "Okie" by James Blish, and "The Inspector's Teeth" by L. Sprague De Camp. Interior illustrations by Hubert Rogers, Brush, and Edd Cartier. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 162 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Bill Boyd Western (1950) 2
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    Painted cover art by Norman Saunders. Buy U.S. Savings Bonds! ad starring Captain Marvel, art by C. C. Beck. Perilous Journey; Bill Boyd is tricked into helping an outlaw to escape from the posse, and is himself put in jail suspected of being a member of the outlaw gang. Two Comix Cards with Rod Cameron. The Pony Express Rider; Windy Whopper shows a tourist around town. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 18

    Edited by Charles Biro and Bob Wood. Cover by Charles Biro. Stories by William Overgard, Fred Guardineer, Robert Perry, Claude Moore, and Basil Wolverton. Rough and tumble action tales of cowboys and the Old West. Black Diamond is involved in a railroad war. Then Reliapon must save Black Diamonds Identity from being revealed. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 30
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Slight scuffing to front of slab, debris trapped between outer slab and inner well (front cover, see image).
    • Label #3432AF-011
    • 1/2" Tearing through edge of interior pages.

    Screaming out of the depths of space came fiery fragments of death! Can even the Blackhawks turn back the menace of the meteors? Featuring: 11 page Blackhawk story "Menace of the Meteors" drawn by Bill Quackenbush (?); 13 page Blackhawk story "Who Were the 3 and 30?" drawn by Reed Crandall; 5 page Chop Chop story "Tempest In a Teapot"; 1 page text story "The Plane From Nowhere." Cover by Bill Ward (?). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 17

    "Going, Going, Gone," "Charity Should Begin at Home," "A Good Try," and "A Friend in Need!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #104
    Blue Bolt (1949) 104
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing ad page. Does not interrupt art or story.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Tom Gill and Sid Greene. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. Now an ace pilot and magazine photographer, Blue Bolt tries to help a boy out of a three-million-dollar mess. The true story of early boxing legend Ruby Rob Fitzsimmons and his victory over Gentleman Jim Corbett. The Target and the Targeteers play themselves during a movie shoot, featuring a rampaging gorilla cover by L. B. Cole. Blue Bolt the American; Chameleon: Killer's Holiday; You and What Army!; I Can't; The Target and the Targeteers. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Boy Comics (1942) 52

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Jerry Grandenetti, Bart Tumey, C.H. Moore, 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. CB helps a snob investigate his family tree, and what he discovers drives him mad. The criminal called The Ape executes a series of daring escapes from a train in motion and a plane in flight, despite the presence of CB and the police. Another in a series of multi-joke two-page spreads by an unknown artist, this one set in a winter landscape. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Slinky ("It's a dandy toy!"). Crimebuster: The Fantastic Riddle of Philbert's Family Tree; The Maddest Criminal of All--the Ape; The Meanest Man in Town; Winter Blunderland; Little Wise Guys: Pee Wee Takes the Count. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #107
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 107
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached. Cover loose at top staple.

    Captain Marvel stars in "The World's Mightiest Fight," "Captain Marvel Meets Sivana's Better Self," "Captain Marvel Helps Whiz Get Color Television," and "The Man Who Stole Dirt." Headline Harry stars in "The Gift." Capt. Kid stars in "Tripped by a Boat Trip." Two-page text story, "The Time Trip" by Eando Binder. One-page Captain Tootsie (Tootsie Roll) ad, "Captain Tootsie Catches Run-Away Horse" by Bill Schreiber. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 84
  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 070 The Pilot (1950) 1
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Back cover missing.

    The Pilot, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 71, 4/50). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Classics Illustrated 070 The Pilot (1950) 2

    The Pilot, 2nd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 92). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 070 The Pilot (1950) 3

    The Pilot, 3rd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 125). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #25
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 25

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Tony DiPreta 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. Newville is in a dry state, and the bootleggers who supply it are as vicious as those during Prohibition, as the town police learn to their sorrow. A bizarre case of murder at a circus involves a man in a gorilla suit who thinks he's a real gorilla, in a story with art possibly by Murphy Anderson. Inspired by a movie, Hubert Fenton does away with his nagging wife and mother-in-law and commits the perfect crime - almost. The Unlucky Lawmen of Newville; Murder In the Midway?; On the Level; A Page From Lt. Burke's Little Black Book; Our Police Hall of Fame; The Strange Case of Hubert Fenton; This'll Kill Ya! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 2 (1950) 1

    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Paul Parker, George Tuska, E. J. Smalle, Al McWilliams and Bernie Krigstein. Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. Mamie figures out how to use two-way radios so that she only bets on winning horses. French forger Jean hatches a scheme to swindle his way across 1890s Africa. A New York con man plays an elaborate scam on a San Franciscan tourist, in a story with early art by EC legend Bernie Krigstein. Walkie-Talkie Mamie; African Penman; A Package from Paris; Two Men from Oregon; Ship-Lifter; The Royal Can Opener; The Helping Hand; Cooked in Oil. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 86
    • 2 1/2" Spine split Cover detached.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by George Tuska, Fred Guardineer, Claude Moore, Joseph Gaguardi 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 Johnny, who sees a golden opportunity when a hood drops a gun into his lap. Crime reporter Dave Stratton follows a lead from an art show into a two-fisted, gun-blazing adventure. A story that dares the reader to figure out who murdered a woman for a fortune in jewels. Foolish Johnny Wagner; I Was a Crime Reporter!; This'll Kill Ya; Thug-Uglies; On the Level; Our Police Hall of Fame; Invitation to Murderer!; Who Dunnit? 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 13
    • 6" cumulative spine split. 3" interior tear.
  • Issue #61
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 61
    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Norman Maurer, Bart Tumey, Al Borth, 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 start a ghostbusting business and investigate who's been digging up graves at a local cemetery. Sniffer inherits a racehorse that can win any race - but only in the mornings. Scarecrow inadvertently stows away on a supersonic jet. Daredevil and the Little Wise Guys: In the Haunted House; Tips on Championship Basketball!; Daredevil: 300 Miles Into the Sky; Crimebuster: Barons Return!; Sniffer. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #158
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 158
    • 8" Cumulative spine split (partially taped). Cover detached.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. Stories by Edmond Hamilton, Don C. Cameron, Henry Boltinoff and unknown. Art by Bob Kane, Charles Paris, Carmine Infantino, Tom Cooke, Dan Barry, Henry Boltinoff and unknown. As they add trophy 1000 to the Bat-Cave's collection, the Caped Crusaders decide to check over the other trophies to make sure they are in good shape. They are called out on another case, bringing back trophy 1001 unaware that the evil Dr. Doom is hiding inside and plans to rig some of the trophies in the Bat-Cave to kill Batman and Robin in "The Thousand and One Trophies of Batman!" by Edmond Hamilton, Bob Kane and Charles Paris. Plus: Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman in "The Brave Who Was a Coward!" with story by Don C. Cameron and pencils by Carmine Infantino; Robotman in "Felony and Fun!" with art by Tom Cooke; Impossible -- But True! tale "The Impossible Murder Case!" (featuring Roy Raymond) with art by Dan Barry; and Dover and Clover in "Clue Crazy!" by Henry Boltinoff. Also: 2-page text piece "Winner Take All No 2," and Little Pete 1-pager by Boltinoff. And: 1-page public service announcement "Superman's Code for Buddies" by Jack Schiff and Al Plastino. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 26
    • 1" Spine split from top. Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "The Touch of Gould" article; A brief account of how Chester Gould developed Dick Tracy. Untitled story, script and art by Joe Simon (splash panel) and Chester Gould; Flattop escapes from the chimney with help from an old gentleman who lives door; Covered with soot and honey, he forces a street huckster to clean his coat with the "special fluid" the huckster is selling; In return he sets the huckster ablaze. "Mistaken Identity" (part 2), script and art by Chester Gould; A disguised Flattop hides in a movie theater. "Act of Fate" (part 3), script and art by Chester Gould; A wounded Flattop swears vengeance on all police. Vitamin Flintheart enters a bar to drown his sorrows; When he attempts to pay for his drinks, he discovers Flattop's pistol in the pocket of his coat; Vitamin is horrified that he has a gun. Joe Palooka Comics house ad. Crimestoppers Handbook. Dick Tracy's Minute Mystery. "The Midget Magician" text story starring Junior Tracy. "The New York City Police Department" article. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 11 #4
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Vol. 11 #4
    • Water damage.

    Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 12 #4
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Vol. 12 #4
    • 1.25" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Volume 12, Issue 4 - April 1950. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Science Fiction and Adventures stories. This issue features "The Face Beyond the Veil" by Franklin Bahl and the first two stories ever published by Mack Reynolds, "The Isolationist" and "He Took it with Him" (as Clark Collins). Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 164 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Feature Films (1950) 1
    • 1/2" Spine split starting from top of comic.
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    Photo cover of John Payne (as Captain China). "Captain China," art by Jack Sparling; An adaptation of the 1950 Paramount film; Charles Chinnough, aka Captain China, washed ashore off his ship during a storm, is later rescued, but is relieved of duty when his former first mate, Brendensen (who thought he was dead), and two aides, testify falsely against him in a hearing concerning the loss of his ship; Hoping to clear his name, he books passage on a ship commanded by Brendsen; He and Brendensen fall for a female passenger. One-page Honey in Hollywood story by Henry Boltinoff. Ad for The Adventures of Bob Hope. One-page CinemAntics story by Harry Lampert. Ad for The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. Two-page On the Set story by Henry Boltinoff. "It's Fun to Be Healthy!" says Wonder Woman public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Irwin Hasen. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Feature Presentation Black Tarantula (1950) 5
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2025566017

    A tale of gothic horror from Fox Feature Syndicate. Numbering continues from Women in Love (1949-50 Fox) #4. In an issue-length tale, vampiric Count Rorret makes beautiful maiden Elthena his undead slave, by tricking her into believing she can live eternally with the commoner she loves. But the scheme is Rorret's undoing when her lover Leopold refuses to play along. Fairly mild for a pre-Code horror comic, except for the vampires turning into gigantic black tarantulas when they attack their prey. The Black Tarantula; The Ghost Who Cried. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #272
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 272
    • Water damage. Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • Some story pages detached. 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust.

    Indicia title is "Walt Disney's CINDERELLA, No. 272." Cover art by Dan Gormley. Inside front cover and inside back cover; Ten stills from the movie, printed in monochrome bluish-black ink, with a line of text underneath. Cinderella, script by Chase Craig, art by Dan Gormley; Cinderella, after being tormented by her evil stepmother and step-sisters, gets to go to the Prince's ball with the help of her Fairy Godmother; Adapted from the 1950 Disney animated movie "Cinderella." 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #273
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 273

    Indicia title is "Walter Lantz OSWALD THE RABBIT, No. 273." Cover art by Dan Gormley. See-Saw, art by Dan Gormley; Floyd and Lloyd give Oswald a nasty spill when they hop off their side of a see-saw. Home Sweet Home, art by Lloyd White; When their rundown home finally collapses, Oswald and the boys have to find a new house; With no success at finding any suitable houses in town, they go to the woods to build a cabin. A Family Affair, pencils by Lloyd White, inks by Suzanne Seaborne; Oswald looks up his family tree and finds that he is the only heir to the McRabbit fortune; He and Toby go to the Red Ridge Mountain, only to find themselves in the middle of a feud between the Fatfields and the McRabbits. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #274
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 274

    Indicia title is "BUGS BUNNY, HAREBRAINED REPORTER, No. 274." Harebrained Reporter, art by Tony Strobl; A newspaper editor gives Bugs the assignment of finding out what happened to the town of Bleak Point, which has vanished; It turns out that the town never existed and the assignment was just a ploy to get Bugs out of the editor's sight. Bugs Bunny and The Mortals of the Sea, pencils by Roger Armstrong; Thinking they will bring good luck, the leader of an ocean expedition takes Bugs and Porky along. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Fun Parade (1942) 48

    Fun Parade (1950) is a digest published by Fun Parade,Inc. Fun Parade is a humor and satire digest that features jokes, and cartoons by America's leading cartoonist. Black Cat appears in a four page comic, A Day in the Life of the Black Cat, Command Performance!" 96 pages, color cover with B&W photos and illustrations in the interior, 5-in x 7-in. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #17
    Gabby Hayes Western (1948 Fawcett) 17
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #38
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 38
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Gene Autry stars in "Renegades of Gold Bar" and "The Outlaws of Moccasin Bend." Back-up story, "The Unluckiest Prospector." Two-page text story, "The Final Payment." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Gunfighter (1948 EC) 14
    Published Apr 1950 by EC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #0251207006

    Final issue of the series. The Six Gun Sisters star in "The Dead Man's Trail," Gunfighter stars in "The Secret Strangler," the Buckskin Kid stars in "The Golden Killer" (art by Johnny Craig) and an Old Prospector's Tale, "Ramsey's Revenge!" Graham Ingels art. Harrison/Wally Wood art. Craig cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Ha Ha Comics (1943) 71
    Published Apr 1950 by ACG.
    • Centerfold detached one staple.
    • 2" spine split from bottom. Centerfold detached at one staple. Tears within interior., affect art.
  • Issue #40
    Headline Comics (1943) 40

    Photo cover by Theda Hall and Emerson Hall. Stories and art by Mart Bailey and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. George Gabor swindles a fortune by forging checks and impersonating people; Two boys grow up together in Fort Worth, but one becomes a crook and one an undercover G-man; The photo cover may feature another appearance by artist Joe Simon. The Case of Joe Andrews; Counterfeit Winners; Justice Has Icy Fingers!; The Human Bloodhound; Inside Information; The Man of Many Faces. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Henry (1948 Dell) 12
    Published Apr 1950 by Dell.
  • Issue #4
    Hickory (1949) 4
    Published Apr 1950 by Quality.
    • Store stamp on front cover.
  • Vol. 10 #1
    Hollywood Detective (1942-1950 Culture Publications) Pulp Vol. 10 #1
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split. Cream pages.
  • Issue #43
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 43
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    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. In the Amazon jungle, Joe must box a gigantic native warrior with his life in the balance. Then it's a race against time to get out of the jungle. Plus true tales of athletic greats. Joe's Fight For Life in the Wilds of Brazil; Joe Faces the Savage Giant; Joe Palooka's Album; Sportales; Sport Short: Kentucky Wildcats; Ring Champs of To-day: Sandy Saddler. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 2
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1270656001
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0145141020
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.
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    John Wayne photo cover. The Battle of the Giants starring Wayne, pencils by Gil Kane; boxer Gib Horns will take on all comers; hell pay $100 a round to anybody who stays three rounds with him. Horses of the Old West. The Vanishing Stagecoach. A Man Called Bat text story by Ern Stanley. Draw!, art by Frank Frazetta (two pages). The Blue Lightnin' Twins starring Wayne. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #124
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 124
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Top and right edge of cover trimmed.
    • Label #0349417016

    "The Trail of the Pharaoh's Eye," art by Maurice Whitman; Kaänga and the district commissioner seek the Bolton safari; They find the party's doctor and press on; At the safari camp, Professor Bolton is ill and the natives believe that he is possessed; The natives assemble to drive out the Bolton party; Kaänga soon learns that the doctor, Norris, has betrayed the party and convinced the natives of the evil possession of Bolton in order to make a claim on the lost Bankhead Diamond Mine discovered by the party. Untitled story; A gohali maddened bull attacks Madu, who has set himself up as lord of the water hole; The wounded Madu flees and is attacked by Simba who drives him from the jungle. Untitled story; Terry and artist Miss Hall are captured by slavers; They make an escape and lead their pursuers into an ambush previously planned by Terry and Keeto. Untitled story, art by Howard Larsen; Logo, witch doctor of the N'kolis, takes the reins of power from the late chief's daughter, Meme; When Tabu attempts to restore Meme to her chieftainship, Logo dismisses Tabu's illusions for what they are; Tabu then lures a gorilla to the village and where it attacks Logo and carries him off into the jungle. Untitled story, art by Henry Kiefer; Polga is selected to go to America to study medicine; His jealous brother, Guroa, attempts to murder him; He is saved by Wambi who exposes Guroa. Untitled story, art by Ralph Mayo; The commissioner sends Camilla and small party to confirm the discovery of some ancient temple treasures; He sends a runner after the party departs to warn them of white criminals operating in the area; The criminals, Morgan's gang, intercept the runner and take his letter, re-writing it so that Camilla will believe that the commissioner wants them on the expedition. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 38
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    "I only have ice for you!"; Archie's mother tells Archie that he pays too much attention to Veronica at the expense of Betty; Archie attempts to follow his mother's advice and give more consideration to Betty, much to his chagrin. House ad for Archie Annual and Katy Keene. "Headline Hunters!", art by George Frese; Looking for a lead for the school newspaper, Veronica and Archie interview Mr. Weatherbee about a rumor they heard; however, instead of addressing the rumor, Veronica misquotes Mr. Weatherbee about the subject of homework and all sorts of mischief ensues. "In Hollywood," art by Bill Woggon; Katy and Sis respond to their fan mail. Katy believes Sis is being dishonest in her fan mail responses, but Sis proves otherwise. Katy Keene Pin-up ad. Archie's Comic Quiz. "It's only a rumor"; Wilbur, who didn't study for the history exam, thinks it would be nice if something happened to the history exam such that no one had to take it; a chain of events occurs which leads to that very circumstance. Gossip page about various entertainers: Dennis Morgan; David Brian; Virginia Mayo; Burt Lancaster; S.Z. Sakall; Eve Arden. "The Half Witness"; Mr. Bluster encounters many difficulties while trying to sign some important papers. Reggie house ad. Untitled story, art by Bill Woggon; A radio show offering $20,000 in prizes calls Oliver; however, Oliver who is suffering from laryngitis is unable to respond to the question of who discovered America in 1492. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Leave It to Binky (1948) 13
    • Staple rust with migration. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bob Oksner. Reach Out and Touch Someone, script by Hal Seeger, art by Bob Oksner; Allergy gets Binky in trouble with Peggy, so Binky decides to throttle him--if he can catch him. Dumped, script by Hal Seeger, inks by Bob Oksner; Lucy is going steady with Phil and is looking for a way to let Herbert down easily. The Errand, art by Bob Oksner; Pa sends Binky to the hardware store for some washers, but Binky over-thinks the problem and ends up on the outs with everyone. It's Fun to be Healthy public service announcement with Wonder Woman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Irwin Hasen. The Come Back Kid, art by Bob Oksner; Little Allergy causes havoc with a boomerang. Paying Forward; Liz uses a lecture on giving happiness to get happiness to get her mom to loan her four dollars. The Life of the Party, script by Hal Seeger, art by Bob Oksner. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 22
    • 8 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Facts about the ordeals faced by candidates for chief of the Osage tribe. The Lone Ranger and the Star Sapphire, art by Charles Flanders; Col. Yardley trades his wife's family jewels to a blackmailer in order to keep the real circumstances of their son's death a secret. The Lone Ranger and the Wheat Fire in Green Valley, art by Charles Flanders; People from a settlement drain a lake to put out a wheat field fire set by Mr. Newton in order to cause a family to lose their farm. Running Fox's Change of Heart text story by Gaylord Du Bois. The Deserted Pueblo, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Tom Hickey; Young Hawk, Little Buck, and White Fawn lose their canoe after an earthquake, then find a deserted pueblo village. Based on the popular Western TV series. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Love Experiences (1949) 4

    Painted cover. In order of appearance: "Could Love Stand Such Separation?" reprinted in Glamorous Romances (1949) #77; "Those Forbidden Dates" reprinted in Glamorous Romances (1949) #74; "To Make Him Notice Me" reprinted in Ten Story Love Vol. 33 (1954) #2; and "Whirlwind Proposal" reprinted in Love Experiences (1949) #24. "Help Yourself to Allure: For Prettier Smiles...New Dental Miracles, Home Skin Treatments, Home Aids to Beauty..." text article reprinted as "The Charm Corner..." in Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #38, "Glamorizing Yourself..." in Glamorous Romances (1949) #56, "Your Charm Guide..." in Love at First Sight (1949) #23, and "Hints For Beauty..." in Ten Story Love Vol. 33 (1954) #1, and partially reprinted as "Help Yourself to Allure..." in Love Experiences (1949) #27 and as "For a More Glamorous You..." in Complete Love Magazine Vol. 32 (1956) #3. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Love Scandals (1950) 2
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Staple rust.
  • Issue #114
    Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 114
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.14) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.