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Comic books August 1950

  • Issue #88
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 88
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Moderate chew damage to lower spine. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
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  • Issue #131
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  • Issue #132
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    UK Series. "Incindiary Doom!" 28 Pages, B&W.

  • Issue #133
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  • Issue #134
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  • Issue #3
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1949 1st Series St. John) 3
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    • Includes an insert about the Cap City Al Moore Collection.
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    • Staple rust/migration.

    St. John presents the earliest issues of what eventually became Harvey's long-running series about the friendliest of ghosts. Casper uses his ghostly powers to help Farmer MacDougall save his farm. Baby Huey's mama enters him in a beautiful baby contest, but he's a duck that only a mother can love. Casper meets Hansel and Gretel, and tries to prevent them from ending up in the witch's larder. Cricket; Casper the Friendly Ghost; Buzzy, the Crow; Baby Huey. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #1
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  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 074 Mr. Midshipman Easy (1950) 1
    • Cover coming loose at staples.
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from base of comic.
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached.
    • Interior is complete. Extensive accumulation of defects.
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    Mr. Midshipman Easy, 1st (and only) Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 75, 8/50). Jack Easy is his name - midshipman and sailor of fortune. He takes everything that the toughest British seaman can dish out - and he always comes up for more. This is in the Royal Navy as it wars against the Spanish pirates of the 19th century. So ride the waves and reef the sails, and the guns with Mr. Midshipman Easy. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 17 #9
    Complete Western Book Magazine (1933-1957 Newsstand) Pulp Vol. 17 #9

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  • Issue #29
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 29

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Tony DiPreta, C. H. Moore, Jerry Fasano, Fred Kida, Fred Guardineer, 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. A deranged mask-maker's face is permanently changed after he commits murder, in a macabre tale narrated by Mr. Crime (from Crime Does Not Pay) rather than the usual host, Officer Common Sense. A man hires a muscular co-worker to be his bodyguard to protect him from the crooks in his past. A detective dares the reader to figure out who killed a vacationing artist, in a gimmicky whodunit with multiple clues and an upside-down panel with the answer. Danton's Masks; How They Were Trapped; Better Schools Make Better Communities; He Walked in Terror!; Who Killed Luigi?; Our Police Hall of Fame; This'll Kill Ya!; The Bodyguard; Jest for a Laugh! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Crime Cases Comics (1950) 24
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    # 24 on cover. Actual # 1 in series. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 2 (1950) 3

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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Mort Lawrence, Leo Morey, George Roussos, E. J. Smalle and Gene Colan. Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. Brooklyn gangster Subways Galgane decides to get into the cigar business, in a story with early art by comics legend Gene Colan. Twin sisters Rose and Elizabeth Benson progress from shoplifting to murder, in a story with some stylish Victorian bad-girl art by Mort Lawrence. A murder mystery in 1895 Paris features Monsieur Lecoq, the pioneering detective character who was a forerunner of Sherlock Holmes. Bad Boy of Brooklyn; The Deadly Benson Sisters; Paris after Dark; The Smith Pier Gang; The Case of the Sensitive Feet; The Perfect Crime. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 2 (1950) 9

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    Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. A gangster takes the city dump by force while looking for an old enemy who may still be alive. A Central Park carriage driver is also an expert at getting rid of bodies for gangsters. A mobster, obsessed with becoming a Hollywood star, tries to intimidate his way into showbiz. Peacock on the Dump; Once Around the Park; The Rustle of Silk; The Sunshine Kids; The Ship with Two Faces; Seven-Key Judson; Ernest the Actor. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 90

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    Painted cover by Bob Fujitani. Stories and art by Bob Fujitani, Fred Guardineer, Claude Moore, Tony DiPreta, Jerry Fasano, Al Borth 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. Tough private eye Chip Gardner seeks the gambling bosses who roughed up his reporter pal, featuring a great cover by Bob Fujitani and a story possibly written by Walter Gibson, creator of The Shadow. Mr. Crime narrates the tale of feuding couple Mr. and Mrs. Gordon, who each hire the same hit man to kill the other. Chip Gardner: The Alhambra Club Murders in The Case of the Losing Winners; Over My Dead Body!; Better Schools Make Better Communities; On the Level; Our Police Hall of Fame; Unexpected Guest; Who Dunnit?: The Mandarin Murder Case! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Crime Incorporated (1950) 2

    In order of appearance: "The Law and Angie Ginnan"; "Sucker Bait"; "Parlay of Death!"; "Smart Guy" art by Walter Palais, reprinted as "Double Cross to Death.." in Spook (1954) #22; "Segregation"; and "The Kidnap Syndicate!". "Murder Proceeds: $1.13" text story reprinted from Crimes by Women (1948) #6 and in Crimes by Women (1948) #15. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 15

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    In order of appearance: "Customer for a Coffin"; "Sudden Death's Dividends"; and "The Holiday Mob" and "Reward for a Cheat" reprinted with CCA alterations in Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) #45. "Better Schools Make Better Communities" art by Jerry Fasano. "All Roads Blocked" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Danger Trail (1950 National) 1
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #0001909003

    "Hunters of the Whispering Gallery." The first story of the first issue of this short-lived romantic adventure series finds former paratrooper King Faraday rescuing the gorgeous Julie Stevens from Martin Voorman, a former Hitler operative. Also includes: "Appointment in Paris"; "3 Steps to Mr. Sandino"; "Jam in Jamaica; and "Mystery of the Highland Queen." Pencils and inks by Carmine Infantino and Alex Toth. Cover by Infantino. 52 pages Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 65

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Norman Maurer, C.H. Moore, Jerry Fasano, 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. Daredevil investigates a gang of bank robbers, but it's the Little Wise Guys who discover their loot hidden in a farm pond. Sniffer and Egghead search for gold in a remote valley. The Little Wise Guys help a boy who escaped from reform school find a better home. Little Wise Guys: The Runaway; The Results of the Favorite Wise Guy Contest!; Better Schools Make Better Communities; Fact Oddities!; Daredevil: Finders Keepers; Crimebuster: The Soda-Jerk Sleuth; Sniffer. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 11
    • Margin pieces torn out of half of wraps. Water damage.

    The Arkansas Toothpick, art by Gerald McCann; Peters was known as a "toothpick man" as he carried no gun, just a knife. The Ironmen; The Texas Rangers' hunt for the ironclad outlaws led by Larn Cruger. The Slayer of the Grizzlies; A man in pursuit of a grizzly that killed one of his horses. The Outlaw's Kid, art by Bill Walton; John has a hard time of it as the son of an outlaw. The Best Horseman in Ohio starring Ulysses Grant and Robert E. Lee. The Man Who Didn't Know Indians; After a near disaster leading a wagon train, Walker learned the hard way that a man must be able to follow advice before he can lead. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #8
    Detective Aces (1950 L. Miller and Son) Pulp Vol. 1 #8

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  • Issue #162
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 162

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    Cover by Win Mortimer. Stories by Don C. Cameron and unknown. Art by Bob Kane, Lew Sayre Schwartz, Charles Paris, Tom Cooke, Dan Barry and unknown. Batman decides to introduce Robin to the workings of the Railroad Protective Association and both are assigned to work with one of their top agents in "The Law of the Iron Road!" with art by Bob Kane, Lew Sayre Schwartz and Charles Paris. Plus: Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman in "Cowboys and Indians!" with story by Don C. Cameron; Robotman in "The Disjointed Robotman" with art by Tom Cooke; and Impossible -- But True! tale "The Valley of Giant Insects" (featuring Roy Raymond) with art by Dan Barry. Also: Casey the Cop 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Chip half-pager; 2-page text piece "Why You Are You" by Earl Smith; Shorty 2-pager by Boltinoff; Ton o' Fun 1-pager by Harry Lampert; and Ton o' Fun half-pager by Lampert. And: Superboy in the 1-page public service announcement "Job Counselor" by Jack Schiff and Win Mortimer. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 46 #1
    Detective Tales (1935-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 46 #1

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  • Issue #30
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 30

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    Cover art by Joe Simon. "The Two-Faced Villain" text story, art by Bob Powell. Untitled story, script and art by Chester Gould; Injured and blinded, the Brow is rescued by Gravel Gertie who nurses him back to health; The Brow falls in love with Gertie's voice and is repulsed when his vision returns. "Blackmail Racket," script and art by Chester Gould; Dick and Junior pick up an abandoned bride. "The Plan Fails," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy closes in on Shaky's abandoned bride scheme. "A Special Message from Dick Tracy," art by Chester Gould; Rules of conduct for everyone. Crimestoppers Handbook about typewriters, art by Chester Gould. "Why! They're Still the same length!", art by Howard Nostrand; How to avoid some of the most common schemes that take your money. Crimestoppers Quiz. Untitled story; the Sparkle Plenty family goes swimming. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery. Blondie house ad. Dick Tracy Comics Monthly house ad. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Takes Lion" by Bill Schreiber. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Aug 1950
    Dime Detective Magazine (1931-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp Aug 1950

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  • Vol. 58 #4
    Dime Western Magazine (1932-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 58 #4

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  • Issue #3
    Dorothy Lamour (1950) 3
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0240309008
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    Art by Wally Wood and Bill Everett. Celebrity comic featuring the female star of the Bob Hope-Bing Crosby "Road" movies, presented here as a Sheena-type warrior called Jungle Princess. An elephant stampede leaves Dorothy at the mercy of a strange and violent tribe; A cruel hunter tries to trick a native tribe into turning against the Jungle Princess; The discovery of a lost tomb in the jungle leads to danger as a thousand-year-old princess apparently returns to life. The Birdmen / Prince of the Birdmen; The Gaining of Courage; Flaming Idol of the Bengi Kraal; The Taboura Sacrifice of the Maidens; Tat'teeta and Jungle Justice; Realm of the Pharaoh's Daughter. Final issue under this title; an otherwise unreleased issue of Dorothy Lamour can be found rebound in the cover of some copies of Red Circle Comics (Rural Home, 1945 series) #4. In order of appearance: "Dorothy Lamour and the Bird-Men"; "Panu the Panther King, The Gaining of Courage"; "Dorothy Lamour, Flaming Idol of the Bengi Kraal"; "The Tabura Sacrifice of the Maidens"; and "Dorothy Lamour, Realm of the Pharaoh's Daughter". "Tat'teeta and Jungle Justice" text story reprinted from Jo-Jo Comics (1945) #26. Indicia states "DOROTHY LAMOUR (formerly JUNGLE LIL)". 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Dotty Dripple (1946) 13
  • Issue #6
    Durango Kid (1949 ME) 6
    • Staple rust.

    Stories by Gardner Fox and others. Art by Joe Certa and Frank Frazetta. Cover by Joe Certa. Sometimes listed as Charles Starrett as the Durango Kid #6. Western adventure based on the popular masked hero played in the movies by Charles Starrett. The Kid has to act fast after somebody stumbles on his secret identity; DK tracks a horse thief through the snows after a horse auction; Dan rescues an orphan boy from pirates, in a "White Indian" story by legendary artist Frazetta and iconic writer Gardner Fox. Inheritance of Death; The Secret of Durango; Pirate Fury; The Desert Breed; Horsethief! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #17
    Eagle (1950-1969 Hulton Press/Longacre) UK 1st Series Vol. 1 #17

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    Vol. 1 #17 - Aug. 4, 1950. Contents include Dan Dare, P.C. 49, Seth and Shorty - Cowboys, Eagle Cutaway centerfold, Skippy the Kangaroo, Real Life Mysteries, Discovering the Countryside, Harris Tweed Extra Special Agent, The Great Adventurer. Plus text stories and articles. 10 1/2-in. x 14 1/2-in., 14 pages, B&W and full color.

  • Vol. 1 #18
    Eagle (1950-1969 Hulton Press/Longacre) UK 1st Series Vol. 1 #18

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    Vol. 1 #18 - Aug. 11, 1950. Contents include Dan Dare, P.C. 49, Cortez, Conqueror of Mexico, Eagle Cutaway centerfold, Skippy the Kangaroo, Real Life Mysteries, Discovering the Countryside, Harris Tweed Extra Special Agent, The Great Adventurer. Plus text stories and articles. 10 1/2-in. x 14 1/2-in., 14 pages, B&W and full color.

  • Vol. 1 #19
    Eagle (1950-1969 Hulton Press/Longacre) UK 1st Series Vol. 1 #19

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    Vol. 1 #19 - Aug. 18, 1950. Contents include Dan Dare, P.C. 49, Cortez, Conqueror of Mexico, Eagle Cutaway centerfold, Skippy the Kangaroo, Real Life Mysteries, Discovering the Countryside, Harris Tweed Extra Special Agent, The Great Adventurer. Plus text stories and articles. 10 1/2-in. x 14 1/2-in., 14 pages, B&W and full color.

  • Vol. 1 #20
    Eagle (1950-1969 Hulton Press/Longacre) UK 1st Series Vol. 1 #20

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    Vol. 1 #20 - Aug. 18, 1950. Contents include Dan Dare, P.C. 49, Cortez, Conqueror of Mexico, Eagle Cutaway centerfold, Skippy the Kangaroo, Real Life Mysteries, Discovering the Countryside, Harris Tweed Extra Special Agent, The Great Adventurer. Plus text stories and articles. 10 1/2-in. x 14 1/2-in., 18 pages, B&W and full color.

  • Issue #20
    Egbert (1946) 20
  • Vol. 16 #81
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 16 #81

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  • Issue #3
    Elsie the Cow (1949) 3
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.

    A comic featuring Elsie and her husband Elmer Bull, the mascots for Borden Companys dairy and glue product lines, respectively. Elmer runs for mayor, and takes the cow scouts on a camping trip. Written by Paul Newman (not the actor), with art and cover by Al Fago. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 34 #2
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 34 #2

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  • Issue #9
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  • Vol. 1 #7
    Eye (1949-1956 Mutual Magazine) 1st Series Vol. 1 #7

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  • Vol. 7 #1
    Eyeful (1943-1955 Eyeful Magazine Inc.) Vol. 7 #1

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  • Vol. 11 #3
    Famous Detective (1949-1956 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 11 #3

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  • Aug 1950
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Altus) Pulp Aug 1950

    "The Time Machine" by H.G. Wells, and other short stories. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #189
    Famous Funnies (1934) 189
    • Cover detached.

    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, Albert Willard, 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. Ben Friday and pals escape from the Baron's trap, but they must find a way to get off the island so they can stop him. Kit Karson schemes to keep hunky Sonny Brawnski at her estate. A boat, an underwater camera, and a captain's lovely daughter spell adventure for Dickie Dare. Ben Friday; Steve Roper and Wahoo; Napoleon; Buck Rogers; Scorchy Smith; An Unexpected Present; Dickie Dare; Bobby Sox; Yipee; Oaky Doaks. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 11 #4
    Famous Western (1937-1960 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 11 #4

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  • Aug 1950
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Aug 1950

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    Volume 12, Issue 8 - August 1950. Cover by Harold W. McCauley. Science Fiction and Adventures stories. This issue features "The Devil With You!" by Robert Bloch. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 164 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Fantastic Adventures (1950-1954 Thorpe & Porter) UK Edition 4

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  • Vol. 3 #5
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    Volume 3 - Issue 5, August 1950. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. This issue features "How to go to a Medium", "What Number Do You Vibrate To?", and a cover story on the Ghost Ship for Eternity, The Flying Dutchman! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #72
    Fawcett's Funny Animals (1943) 72
  • Vol. 3 #2
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  • Vol. 3 #2
    FBI Detective Stories (1949-1951 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 3 #2

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