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Comic books May 1950

  • Issue #40
    4Most Vol. 8 (1949) Four Most 40
  • Issue #144
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 144
    Published May 1950 by DC.

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    Cover art by Al Plastino. Clark Kent's Career starring Superman, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Poison Planet starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Dead Man's Gold starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Quest For Two Dead Men starring Vigilante, script by Gardner Fox, art by Dan Barry. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #152
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 152

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    Superboy Hunts For a Job, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by John Sikela; Clark goes to Metropolis during school vacation to try to figure out what he wants to be when he grows up. Don't Go Near the Water starring Aquaman, art by John Daly. The Doomed Safari starring Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. The Amazing Jungle of Robot Menace starring Green Arrow, script by Ed Herron, art by George Papp. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #151
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) Canadian Edition 151

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    May-June 1950 Canadian Reprint. Cover by Al Plastino. "The Boy Who Talked Too Much" (A) John Sikela - Superboy has to teach Danny Peale a lesson when he spreads gossip via ham radio, "The Biography of Black Jack" starring Aquaman (A) John Daly, "Sir Justin, Bronco Buster!" starring Shining Knight (W) Joe Samachson (A) Frank Frazetta, and "A Brother For Speedy" starring Green Arrow (A) George Papp. 7 1/4 x 10 1/4, full color, 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Adventures of Alan Ladd (1949) 4

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    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth. Photo cover of Alan Ladd. Stories by Ruben Moreira, Curt Swan, John Fischetti, Nick Cardy, Henry Boltinoff, Harry Lazarus, Jack Schiff, and Al Plastino. Your favorite Hollywood star in hard-hitting action stories! Public service announcement with Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Al Plastino. Text story attributed to Alan Ladd, but probably ghost-written by Jack Miller. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1949) 4

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    Based on radio show. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Airboy Comics Vol. 07 (1950 Hillman) 4
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  • Issue #113
    All American Western (1951) 113

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    Cover pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Joe Giella. Johnny Thunder Indian Chief, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Alex Toth (signed), inks by Joe Giella. Ad for Adventures of Alan Ladd #4 and Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet #4. Ride the Iron Horse featuring Overland Coach, pencils by Frank Giacoia, inks by Bob Lander. The Case of the Iron Shirt--Epics of the Texas Rangers, art by John Giunta. The Trail of the Riderless Horse starring Minstrel Maverick, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bernard Sachs. Up the Chisholm Trail, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Arthur Peddy, inks by John Giunta. Colorful Names of the West article, art by Raymond Perry; describes how several towns were named. The Rescue of the Golden Caravan starring Foley of the Fighting Fifth, script by John Broome, art by Joe Kubert. Superman's Code for Buddies public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Al Plastino. Ad for Adventures of Bob Hope #2. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 24, Issue 5
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 24, Issue 5

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    May 1950. Cover by Arnold Kohn. Science fiction stories by William Carter Sawtelle "Slaves of the Crystal Brain", Robert Bloch "Tooth or Consequences", Kris Neville, Rog Phillips, Frances M. Deegan, E.K. Jarvis, Gerald Vance, Mack Reynolds, and Paul Lohrman. Illustrations by Murphy Anderson (2 stories), Leo Ramon Summers, Edmond Swiatek, and Enoch Sharpe. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 196 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #7
    Authentic Police Cases (1948) 7

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    Matt Baker cover. "Gerald Chapman," "Science Corners Criminals" (with story and art by Jack Cole), "Scoop Daily," "Manhunters, Guardians of the Law," "How the Masked Blackjack Proved His Innocence" (reprinted from issue #4). Two one page text stories, "Crime Doesn't Pay: Jack Diamond" and "Two Minutes To Doom." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Babe (1948) 11
    Published May 1950 by Prize/Headline.
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    Hillbilly blonde Babe faces the most challenging baseball game of her career, against a team who takes the phrase Take no prisoners a little too literally. Story, art and cover by Boody Rogers. Final issue of the series. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 7

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  • Issue #58
    Batman (1940) 58
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1950 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. The State-Bird Crimes!, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; While paroled from prison, the Penguin tries to convince the Birdlovers' Society to elect the Penguin as state bird; They mock him so he robs them one by one until Batman and Robin intervene. The Brand of a Hero!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson discover an unsolved mystery from the past; Professor Carter Nichols sends them back in time to investigate. Death Dance, art by Jack Sparling. One-page Daffy & Doodle story. Ultraviolet Bullets text article, art by Raymond Perry. The Black Diamond!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Crime lord The Black Diamond helps notorious criminals escape from prison so they will join his gang; He tells his gang to kill Batman; They manage to shoot him. -page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. Superman's Code for Buddies public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Al Plastino. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 18

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  • Issue #105
    Blue Bolt (1949) 105
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    • Interior is complete. Front cover missing.
  • Issue #5
    Bold Stories (1950) 5

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    May 1950 issue

  • Issue #53
    Boy Comics (1942) 53

    Crimebuster (3 stories, one with art by Al Borth). Charles Biro cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Broadway Romances (1950) 3

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  • Issue #21
    Buccaneers (1950) 21
    Published May 1950 by Quality.

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    Cover pencils by Reed Crandall. Stories by unknown. Art by Reed Crandall and unknown. An Indian priestess convinces the local natives to attack the colony in an untitled Captain Daring story also starring Patch, Sir Mark Drayton, Delores Drayton, Chief Ranco, Xoctil, Quilla and Fenton Brint. Also featuring untitled tales of Black Roger, The Spanish Main and Eric Falcon, Soldier of Fortune. Plus: Captain Daring in 1-page text story "A Woman's Weapon"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #108
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 108

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    "The Terrible Termites," "The Betrayal of Mr. Morris," "Captain Marvel and the Most Dangerous Jobs on Earth," and "Mr. Tawny's Detective Case." Capt. Kid back-up story, "The Candy Kid." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #85
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 85

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    "Capt. Marvel Jr.'s Nemesis," "The Boy Who Wanted to be Famous," "The Captain Marvel Jr. Repeller," and "The Fortress of Freedom." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Charlie McCarthy (1949) 5

    Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. Untitled one-page Mortimer Snerd story, art by Harvey Eisenberg. Lost in the Arctic Circle, art by Harvey Eisenberg; Charlie and Mortimer get jobs at a circus. The Rain Maker, art by Harvey Eisenberg; Charlie and Mortimer try to make it rain. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #HRN67
    Classics Illustrated 018 Hunchback of Notre Dame (1944) Canadian Edition HRN67

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    Canadian Edition HRN 67. May 30, 1950. Hunchback of Notre Dame, Line Drawing Cover. (C) Henry C. Kiefer (W) Victor Hugo (A) Allen Simon Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 071 The Man Who Laughs (1950) 1
    • Cover detached at both staples.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Water damage.
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    The Man Who Laughs, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. Blum cover and art. (HRN 71, 5/50). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33(#1)
    Colossal Features Magazine (1950) 33(#1)
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    • Tape along length of spine. Staples added (not manufacturing).
  • Issue #38
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 38
    Published May 1950 by DC.

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    That harp music simply sends me! starring Fox and the Crow, art by James F. Davis. Push This Button starring Blabber Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. I guess you're wondering why this lowly cabbage has replaced my customary derby hat! starring Roly and Poly, art by Rube Grossman; Dizzy tries to change his name. Cheepy, art by Otto Feuer. Natural History starring Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer. Strawberries starring J. Rufus Lion. A Penny For Your Thoughts starring Pete The Pup, art by Otto Feuer. Zee great art show is tomorrow! starring Goofy Goose, art by Rube Grossman. No Vacancies starring Custer Cat and Cheesy the Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. Nutsy At the Bat starring Nutsy Squirrel, art by Rube Grossman. Code For Buddies public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 76 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #71
    Comics on Parade (1938) 71

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  • Issue #66
    Crack Western (1949) 66

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    Photo Cover by Theda and Emerson Hall of Bill Williams and Jane Wigh. Stories by unknown. Art by Paul Gustavson and unknown. Featuring: Arizona Raines in "El Banditto"; Two-Gun Lil in "Even Frontier Terrorists Can Learn!"; Dead Canyon Days story "Feud Bullets in the Dead Canyon Country!"; Arizona Raines in 1-page text story "Action Stored Away"; and Frontier Marshal in "They're Holding Up the Stage!" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 26

    "Three Men on a Fin" (art by Bob Fuje), "The Diary of Sheriff Russell (art by Allen Bellman), "3 Killers vs. 1 Cop" (art by Fred Gardineer), and "Northwest Payoff: The Case of the Snowbound Rats." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #87
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 87
    • Centerfold detached at both staples.
  • Issue #11
    Crime-Fighting Detective (1950) 11

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    First issue of the series (continues from Criminals on the Run). "The Brodie Gang," "The Jon Jon Brothers," and "The Martin Brothers." L.B. Cole cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Crypt of Terror (1950) 17
    Published May 1950 by EC.

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    First issue of the series (continues from Crime Patrol). First "New Trend" issue to hit stands. Cover art by Johnny Craig. Death Must Come, script and art by Al Feldstein; A transferred gland preserves youth. The Man Who Was Death, script by Gardner Fox, art by Bill Fraccio; A state executioner takes the law into his own hands. The Corpse Nobody Knew, script by Al Feldstein, art by George Roussos; A couple find a body in their hotel room and play detective. Curse of the Full Moon!, script and art by Johnny Craig; Ralf thinks he's become a werewolf after being scratched by a Wolfsbane plant. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Dale Evans Comics (1948) 11

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    Dale Evans stars in "Talent Scout for Danger," "Bullets and Balloons," and "The Snow Broncos of Pride Mountain!" Sierra Smith Western Detective stars in "The Case of the Furious Fiddler!" (last art by Alex Toth). Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 62
    • Extra staples. Centerfold detached.
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    2 Daredevil stories (one with art by Norman Maurer, another by Al Borth); Sniffer back-up. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Date with Judy (1947) 16
    Published May 1950 by DC.

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  • Issue #159
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 159

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    Batman and Robin star in "Bruce Wayne--You Are Batman!" Impossible But True feature, "The Case of the Human Dolls" (art by Dan Barry). Robotman stars in "The Strongest Scoundrel on Earth!" Pow-Wow Smith stars in "Crime Among the Cliff-Dwellers!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 9

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    Two untitled Dick Cole stories. L.B. Cole cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 27

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    Dick Tracy in an untitled story and "The Trick Fails." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) 28

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    Cover pencils by Dan Zolnerowich. Storm Was His Stock In Trade, art by Bill Ward; Doll Man must battle the evil Pluvius, who has invented a terrible rain-making device. The Flame starring Doll Man and The Flame [Northcross]. The Dog Show Gig starring Torchy, art by Bill Ward. The Undertaker and Tom Thumb; When the Undertaker and Tom Thumb inadvertently help each other steal Egyptian treasure, they decide that whoever could kill the Doll Man could keep the jewels! 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Famous Crimes (1948) 17

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    "The Gloved Hand," "The Kidnapping Trio," and "The Singing Waiter." Two page text story, "Slaves of the Sahara." Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 12, Issue 5
    Fantastic Adventures (1939 Pulp) Volume 12, Issue 5

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    Volume 12, Issue 5 - May 1950. Cover by H. J. Blumenfeld. Science Fiction and Adventures stories. This issue features "The Mental Assassins" by Gregg Conrad. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 164 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 3, Issue 3
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    Volume 3 - Issue 3, May 1950. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. This issue features "The Shaver Mystery", "How to Practice Telepathy", "The House That Spirits Built", and a look at "Buddhism Today". Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #144
    Feature Comics (1939) 144

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    Untitled story, pencils by Reed Crandall (?); Stunt Man Stetson has a new admirer, Ann Joyce, who wrote the screenplay for his new movie. Minx is not amused. A has-been actor turned criminal disrupts filming, but Nipper saves the day. "Look, Emerson!", script and art by Harry Sahle; Rims' scheme to raise money for a date backfires. Untitled Lala Palooza story, script and art by Bernard Dibble; Vincent tries to dress younger, and then has to get a birthday present for Lala. "Roland's Horn"; Swing Sisson buys Roland's horn, which has the power to turn back armies; Rugg, a crime boss, has other plans for it. Untitled story, script and art by Bernard Dibble; Shenanigan has to deal with a new judge, and an uncle with a weakness for pulling beards. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Felix the Cat (1948 Dell/Toby/Harvey) 14

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  • Issue #68
    Fight Comics (1940) 68

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    Tiger Girl; Rip Carson, Risks Unlimited; Captain Fight; Kayo Kirby; Hooks Devlin, Special Agent; and Senorita Rio. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Film Stars Romances (1950) 3

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  • Issue #3
    Foodini (1950) 3

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  • Issue #2
    Forbidden Love (1950) 2

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    Classic photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #275
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 275
    • Paper: Off white
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    • Staple rust.
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    • Corner piece missing from back cover and last few pages.

    Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK in ANCIENT PERSIA, No. 275." Cover art by Carl Barks. Donald Duck in Ancient Persia, script and art by Carl Barks; The ducks are kidnapped by a mysterious scientist and flown to Persia, where they dig into an ancient city, Itsa Faka. Jet-Job Joes, art by Paul Murry; The nephews want to enter their racer in a race, but Donald doesn't want them to go very fast. Rules 'n' Regulations, art by Paul Murry; Tired of the nephews messing up the house, Donald makes a set of rules that they have to follow; To escape the regulations, the nephews build a houseboat. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #276
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 276

    Indicia title is "UNCLE WIGGILY, No. 276." Cover art by Dan Gormley. The Frog Pond Fright; Uncle Wiggly and Uncle Butter build a boat, but when they launch it into the Frog Pond, they run into the Scillery Scallery Alligator. The Woodland Circus; Fuzzy Fox and Shaggy Wolf disguise themselves as clowns to get into Uncle Wiggily's Woodland Circus. The Prize Pumpkin; Wiggily takes his prize pumpkin to the county fair; On the way he has to elude the Pipsisewah and the Skeezicks. The Pie Snatcher; Wiggily sets a trap to catch whoever is stealing Nurse Jane's pies from her window sill. Wiggily the Baby-Sitter; The Bad Chaps pretend to be a mother and her son so they can hire Wiggily as a baby-sitter. Scripts by Roger Garis, art by Francis Kirn. Reprinted from Uncle Wiggily (Bell Syndicate) newspaper strips. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.