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Comic books July 1950

  • Issue #146
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 146
    Published Jul 1950 by DC.

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    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Statues That Came to Life starring Superman and Lex Luthor, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Impossible Worlds starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Balance Your Fun Diet public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. Seven Missing Years starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Galleon in the Desert starring Vigilante, script by Joe Samachson, art by Dan Barry. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #154
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 154

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    The Carnival Boat Crimes! starring Superboy and Doc Quakenbuch, script by Don Cameron, art by John Sikela. Aquaman's Sea-Circus starring Aquaman and Professor Enoch Druten, art by John Daly. The Newsreel Crimes! starring Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. The Masked Bowman of Canyon County! starring Green Arrow and Tuxedo Trilby, art by George Papp. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Adventures of Alan Ladd (1949) 5

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    Cover photo of Theda Hall and Emerson Hall. Destination – Danger, art by Ruben Moreira; Alan goes to New York to be inducted by the Ram's Club, but gets side lined by an attractive girl on the subway who leads him into danger. Phil Rizzuto Wheaties ad. The Madman of the Movies, art by Ruben Moreira; Alan agrees to work for a director who doesn't believe in stunt doubles. Beating the Broken Buckboard U. S. Royal ad, art by Al Plastino. Jungle Cinderell--Untold Tales of Filmland, script by Phil Evans, art by Nick Cardy; Dave Cobb searches for an actress who had a bit part in an old movie to appear as the Jungle Goddess in his new film. CinemAntics humor page by Harry Lampert. Lines by Ladd text article by Alan Ladd, art by Harry Lampert (text probably ghost-written by Jack Miller). Alan Ladd -- The Vacuum Cleaner Man, art by Ruben Moreira; Alan agrees to sell vacuum cleaners as publicity for his new movie; Somehow he gets involved with smugglers, criminals and international jewel thieves. A Salute to the Boy Scouts of America public service announcement starring Superman and Batman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Dick Sprang. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1949) 5

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    Based on radio show. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Airboy Comics Vol. 07 (1950 Hillman) 6

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    Airboy, Toad and the Flag (art by Gerald McCann?), the Nurburg Ring, the Heap, and the Seal Poachers. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #114
    All American Western (1951) 114

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    Cover pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Joe Giella. The End of Johnny Thunder, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Joe Giella. Highlights of Phil Rizzuto's career coupled with a Wheaties cereal ad. U. S. Royal Tires ad, art by Al Plastino. A Bonus in Bullets featuring Overland Coach, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Bernard Sachs. The Mystery of the Galloping Mountain starring the Minstrel Maverick, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by John Giunta. The Case of the Avenging Indians--Epics of the Texas Rangers, art by John Giunta. 100 Uses for a Handkerchief article by Raymond Perry. Return of Pecos Bill starring Foley of the Fighting Fifth, script by Lee Tarrant, art by Joe Kubert. A Salute to the Boy Scouts of America public service announcement starring Robin and Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Jack Burnley. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 24, Issue 7
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 24, Issue 7

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    July 1950. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Science fiction stories by Robert Moore Williams, Clinton Ames "Victims of the Vortex", Mack Reynolds, Paul Lohrman, Seldon Walters, Walt Sheldon, Edwin James, H.B. Hickey, Gilbert Grant, Alexander Blade, Kris Neville. Illustrations by Murphy Anderson (2 stories), Julian S. Krupa, Leo Ramon Summers, Enoch Sharp, Robert Keys, and Edmond Swiatek. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 196 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #31
    Animal Crackers (1946) 31

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  • Volume 45, Issue 5
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 45, Issue 5

    July 1950. Volume 45, Issue 5. Science fiction stories by Lawrence O'Donnell, C. M. Kornbluth, Edwin James, Ford McCormack, and Eric Frank Russell. Article "Shooting 'Destination Moon'" by Robert A. Heinlein. Illustrations by Cartier and Miller. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 162 pages, Text (with B&W Illustrations). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #13
    Avon Fantasy Reader (1947-1952 Avon Book Co.) 13

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    July, 1950. "The Love Slave and the Scientists!" Written by Frank Belknap Long. Also featuring works by August Derleth, Mary Elizabeth Counselman, and Julius Long. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 128 pages, Text with B&W illustrations. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #59
    Batman (1940) 59
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1950 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0249824001

    Cover pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris. Intro and first appearance of The Man Who Replaced Batman!, script by David Vern, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; A new hero, a marksman called Deadshot, arrives in Gotham City; His primary goal as Gotham's new vigilante is to upstage Batman as the prime crime fighter; It turns out Deadshot plans to become the new crime lord of Gotham by taking out Batman. The Forbidden Cellar!, art by Jim Mooney; The legend of a cursed cellar of an old building in Gotham begins to spread; The citizens of Gotham try to debunk the myth; Batman goes inside and discovers that there is a poisonous mushroom inside that turned people into crazy maniacs. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Look It Up! text article, art by Raymond Perry. -page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Batman In the Future!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin capture the Joker and ask him about his ultimate motives for crime; He tells them that his ancestors were criminals; Bruce and Dick ask Professor Carter Nichols to send them into the past to investigate, but he mistakenly sends them to the future where they meet a descendant of the Joker called Rokej. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Bill Boyd Western (1950) 4
    • Centerfold detached.
  • Volume 28, Issue 1
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933 Pulp) Volume 28, Issue 1

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    Summer 1950. The Black Bat in "The Murder Genius" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "The Body in the Bar" by D.L. Champion; "The Wreath on her Coffin" by Johanas L. Bouma; "The Cop and the Star" by Barry Perowne; "Pass the Dice--to Death" by Jack D'Arcy; and "Thubway Tham, Eye Witness" by Johnston McCulley. One-page ad for Popular Library paperbacks includes a listing and small cover reproduction for "Duke" by Hal Ellson (i.e. Harlan Ellison), noting, "This novel pulls no punches about teenage hoodlums. It's almost unbelievable--yet true!" Pulp magazine format; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #20
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 20

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    Becomes Daisy and her pups #21 and Chamber of chills #21 Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #106
    Blue Bolt (1949) 106
  • Issue #7
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    June 1950 issue

  • Issue #55
    Boy Comics (1942) 55
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Spine roll, moisture damage.

    Crimebuster (2 stories, one with art by Bob Fuje). Charles Biro cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Broadway Romances (1950) 4

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  • Issue #22
    Buccaneers (1950) 22
    Published Jul 1950 by Quality.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Reed Crandall and unknown. Lady Dolores is captured by the pirate Captain Snuff, but Captain Daring sails to her rescue in "Pirates Beware!" also starring Sir Mark Drayton, Lord Virells and Patch. Plus: Black Roger's victories against the Barbary Pirates earn the hero the praise of the English authorities in an untitled story also starring Barty and Hourma. Also featuring untitled tales of The Spanish Main and Eric Falcon, Soldier of Fortune. And: Captain Daring in 1-page text story "The Sunrise Gun"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #110
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 110
    • Centerfold detached.
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    Captain Marvel in "The American Century." Captain Kid in "Television Blues." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #87
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 87
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    • Centerfold detached.
  • Issue #40
    Cindy Comics (1947) 40
    Published Jul 1950 by Timely.

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  • Issue #HRN67
    Classics Illustrated 032 Lorna Doone (1946) Canadian Edition HRN67

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    Canadian Edition HRN67. July 30, 1950. Lorna Doone, Line Drawing Cover. (W) R. D. Blackmore (A) Matt Baker

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 073 The Black Tulip (1950) 1
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom of comic.
    • Nearly full length spine split. Cover detached at both staples.

    The Black Tulip, 1st (and only) Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 75, 7/50). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #HRN75
    Classics Illustrated 073 The Black Tulip (1950) Canadian Edition HRN75

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    Canadian Edition. The Black Tulip, HRN 75, Jan 30, 1951 Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #34(#2)
    Colossal Features Magazine (1950) 34(#2)
  • Issue #39
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 39
    Published Jul 1950 by DC.

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    Dis isn't the biggest 1950 model jalopy, but it's neat starring Fox and the Crow, art by Jim Davis. Buggy's Manager starring Raccoon Kids, art by Otto Feuer. Leaving Home starring Blabber Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. I'm going bird watching starring Custer Cat and Cheesy the Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. Sea horsing around starring Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer. How To Be Smart starring J. Rufus Lion, art by Howie Post. Wailings and whimperings and all kinds of tears! starring Nip and Chip, art by Otto Feuer. A funny book is making you cry? But Why?? starring Goofy Goose, art by Rube Grossman. Nutsy's New Hat starring Nutsy Squirrel, art by Rube Grossman. Salute to the Boy Scouts of America public service announcement starring Superman, Batman, and Robin, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 76 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #72
    Comics on Parade (1938) 72

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  • Issue #67
    Crack Western (1949) 67

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    Photo Cover (from the film The Nevadan). Stories by unknown. Art by Paul Gustavson, Pete Riss, Reed Crandall and unknown. Featuring: Arizona Raines in an untitled story; Two-Gun Lil in an untitled story; Frontier Marshal in an untitled story; untitled Dead Valley Days story; and Arizona Raines in 1-page text story "Gamblers Off Guard"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 28
  • Issue #89
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 89
  • Issue #18
    Crypt of Terror (1950) 18
    Published Jul 1950 by EC.

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    Cover art by Johnny Craig. The Maestro's Hand, script and art by Al Feldstein; Dr. Hellman arrives at a cabin in the woods to forget the suicide of his ex-fiancee after he unnecessarily removed the injured piano hand of her lover and he killed himself. The Living Corpse, script by Al Feldstein, art by Wally Wood; A magician strikes his assistant while wearing a snake ring and then attempts to locate where her body was taken by playing dead himself as to remove the snake imprint evidence. Madness At Manderville, art by Harvey Kurtzman; When Tom Mander and his wife lose their son Billy, Tom worries the strain may be driving her insane when she tells him that she sees and hears things he cannot. Mute Witness To Murder!, art by Johnny Craig. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Dale Evans Comics (1948) 12
    • 1-1/4" spine split from base of comic.

    Dale Evans stars in "The Horse That Forgot to Remember," "The State Fair Fraud," and "Fancy Footwork!" Sierra Smith Western Detective stars in "The Case of the Ailing Elephant!" Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 64
    • Cover detached.
  • Issue #17
    Date with Judy (1947) 17
    Published Jul 1950 by DC.

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  • Issue #1
    Dell Giant Vacation Parade (1950) 1
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
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    • 2 holes punched near spine. Last page attached with tape.

    132 pages. Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse. Carl Barks art. Wrap-around cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #161
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 161

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    Batman and Robin star in "The Men Who Died on Time!" Impossible But True feature in "The Human Super Weapon!" (art by Ruben Moreira). Robotman star in "Diamond Key to Doom!" Pow-Wow Smith stars in "Two detectives Named Smith!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Dick Cole (1949 Curtis/Star) 10

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  • Issue #29
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 29

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    Dick Tracy in "Desperate Gamble," "The Vital Clue," and an untitled story. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie the Rain Maker" by Bill Schreiber. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) 29
    • Small chunk missing from interior. Interrupts art and story.
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    Cover art by Al Grenet. Untitled story starring Doll Man [Darrel Dane] and Queen Mab. Ye Shall Die By Fire!; Darrel's ancestor, Jeremiah, had once fought a witch who cursed the seventh in his line (Darrel), and now Darrel must battle the Black Witch, who is compelled to do evil, but perishes in her own flames! The Babysitting Gig starring Torchy, art by Gill Fox. The Devil Is a Dummy starring Doll Man, Quippo, and A. Z. Swur. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Enchanting Love (1949) 6

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  • Issue #18
    Famous Crimes (1948) 18

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    "Frankie Vale, Contractor for Death!", "The Bloody Bevins," and "The Lady is a Killer." One page filler, "A Killing Business." Two page text story, "Buddies in Life, Crime, and...Death!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 12, Issue 7
    Fantastic Adventures (1939 Pulp) Volume 12, Issue 7

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    Jul 1950. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Stories include "You're All Alone" by Fritz Lieber, "The Broken Doll" by Paul W. Fairman, and "Author Unknown" by Albert Bernsen. Illustrations by Henry Sharp, Robert Gibson Jones, and Edmond Swiatek. 7-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 162 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 4, Issue 2
    Fantastic Novels (1940 pulp) Volume 4, Issue 2
    • 7" spine tear.

    July 1950. Cover by Lawrence. "Earth's Last Citadel" by C.L. Moore and Henry Kuttner, "Death's Secret" by J.L. Schoolcraft, and "The Soul Trap" by Charles B. Stilson. Interior Illustrations by Finlay and Lawerence. Softcover Pulp, 7-in. x 9-in.; 130 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 3, Issue 4
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    Volume 3 - Issue 4, July 1950. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. This issue features "Lemuria Did Exist", "Proof of Survival", "When the Rivers Ran Blood", and an exploration of "The Curse of the Hope Diamond". Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Feature Presentations Magazine, Moby Dick (1950) 6

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    Wally Wood cover (one of his earliest). Feature Presentations Magazine #6 (1950) is the only issues published under this title. 25 page retelling of Herman Melville's Moby Dick, plus the 4-page Skippy Hoy and That Wreck, the Hesperus! Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Felix the Cat (1948 Dell/Toby/Harvey) 15

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  • Issue #69
    Fight Comics (1940) 69

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  • Issue #3
    Forbidden Love (1950) 3

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  • Issue #282
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 282
    • Multiple tears in back cover.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Cover coming loose at staples.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at both staples. One spread detached at one staple. Corner of front cover missing. Writing (exterior). Art and story complete.
    • 6' total spine split and cover detached.

    Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK and the PIXILATED PARROT, No. 282." Cover art by Carl Barks. Donald Duck and "The Pixilated Parrot, script and art by Carl Barks; Donald gives Uncle Scrooge a parrot that only counts, instead of talking, and Scrooge has the parrot memorize the combination to his safe; which Scrooge has been forgetting. Pig in a Poke, pencils by Riley Thompson; Huey, Dewey, and Louis go to a farm to get an animal to show at the county fair. Fresh Milk and Eggs, art by Paul Murry; Donald is a milkman whose customers complain about not receiving fresh milk and eggs. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.