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Comic books August 1950

  • Vol. 5 #11
    Sir! Magazine (1942) Vol. 5 #11

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  • Vol. 3 #3
    Six-Gun Western (1946-1950 Trojan Publishing) Pulp Vol. 3 #3

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  • Issue #94
    Sparkler Comics (1941 2nd Series) 94

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  • Issue #3
    Spectacular Features Magazine (1950) 3

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    After short turns as a Bible comic and war comic, Spectacular Features becomes another crime comic from Fox Feature. Numbering continues from Spectacular Features Magazine (1950) #12. Lucky Luciano created modern organized crime as we know it, but was still able to cut a deal for his freedom; Mad-dog killer Charles Zack has a hair-trigger temper; Mike Kranik is caught red-handed, literally. Lucky Luciano-The Super-Gangster; The Baby-Face Butcher-Trigger-Finger That Knew No Friends; Murder That Backfired; Blood On Hands; Gangster's Luck; Wrist Radio. Final issue of the series; this was actually published after issue #12. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
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    After short turns as a Bible comic and war comic, Spectacular Features becomes another crime comic from Fox Feature. Numbering continues from Spectacular Features Magazine (1950) #12. Lucky Luciano created modern organized crime as we know it, but was still able to cut a deal for his freedom; Mad-dog killer Charles Zack has a hair-trigger temper; Mike Kranik is caught red-handed, literally. Lucky Luciano-The Super-Gangster; The Baby-Face Butcher-Trigger-Finger That Knew No Friends; Murder That Backfired; Blood On Hands; Gangster's Luck; Wrist Radio. Final issue of the series; this was actually published after issue #12. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Spirit (1944 Quality) 22

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    Cover art by Will Eisner. A Legend starring the Spirit, script and art by Will Eisner. Untitled Spirit story featuring Dulcet Tone and Skinny Bones, script and art by Will Eisner. Untitled Spirit story featuring The Octopus, script and art by Will Eisner. Two Flatfoot Burns stories, scripts and art by Al Stahl. Jonesy humor page by Bernard Dibble. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Aug 6 1950
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    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic Insert. 7-1/2 x 10 inches, 16 Pages, full color, all newsprint with no slick cover.

  • Aug 13 1950
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    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic Insert. 7-1/2 x 10 inches, 16 Pages, full color, all newsprint with no slick cover.

  • Aug 20 1950
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    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic Insert. 7-1/2 x 10 inches, 16 Pages, full color, all newsprint with no slick cover.

  • Aug 27 1950
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    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic Insert. 7-1/2 x 10 inches, 16 Pages, full color, all newsprint with no slick cover.

  • Vol. 7 #4
    Sports Fiction (1938-1951 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 7 #4

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  • Issue #8
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  • Issue #107
    Star Spangled Comics (1941) 107

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    Tomahawk in "The Brave Who Hunted Tomahawk" (art by Fred Ray), Manhunters Around the World in "The Monte Carlo Police" (pencils by Curt Swan?), "Underwater Killer," Captain Compass in "The Ship Without a Port," and Robin in "The Boy Who Hated Robin!" Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Job Counselor." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated (1949) 6
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Cover detached at bottom staple.
    • Punctures through issue, breaks spine.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Tear seals.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1284742014

    Cover art by Henry Kiefer (?). "Macbeth" (Part 1), script by William Shakespeare and Dana Dutch (adaptation), art by Henry Kiefer; After receiving a prophecy from three witches regarding his future kingship, Macbeth shares this foreknowledge with his wife and she compels him to murder King Duncan to assure he ascends to the throne. "Part 2: Long Live the King! Long Live Macbeth!", script by William Shakespeare and Dana Dutch (adaptation), art by Henry Kiefer; Macbeth is crowned king of Scotland but he and his wife soon descend into madness as their enemies prepare for an assault on their castle. "Part 3: The Prophecies Revealed," script by William Shakespeare and Dana Dutch (adaptation), art by Henry Kiefer; Macbeth meets his doom in battle with Macduff. "Some Interesting People Live in the Dictionary" article. "Mollycoddle" article by Jean Newton. "The Riddle of Angkor" article. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Straight Arrow (1950) 4
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached.
    • Full spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0342135003
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    • Centerfold detached.
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    Stories by Gardner Fox and others. Art by Bob Powell and Fred Meagher. Cover by Fred Meagher. Rancher Steve Adams, a Comanche raised by white settlers, has a secret identity as the warrior Straight Arrow, a hero who first appeared on a popular radio show. Straight Arrow meets his nemesis Black Feather, who also has a dual identity. Red Hawk, banished by his tribe, battles both The Antelope and the Skidi-Pawnee tribe to discover the secret of the All-Seeing Eye. Straight Arrow must escape a desert deathtrap. Plus non-fiction features on tribal tools and The Plains tribes. Indian Tools; The Battle of the Giants; The Man Who Held the Lightning!; Red Hawk: The All-Seeing Eye!; The Plains Indian; The Buffalo Hide of Peace! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Straight Arrow (1950) Canadian Edition 4

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    Stories by Gardner Fox and others. Art by Bob Powell and Fred Meagher. Cover by Fred Meagher. Rancher Steve Adams, a Comanche raised by white settlers, has a secret identity as the warrior Straight Arrow, a hero who first appeared on a popular radio show. Straight Arrow meets his nemesis Black Feather, who also has a dual identity. Red Hawk, banished by his tribe, battles both The Antelope and the Skidi-Pawnee tribe to discover the secret of the All-Seeing Eye. Straight Arrow must escape a desert deathtrap. Plus non-fiction features on tribal tools and The Plains tribes. Indian Tools; The Battle of the Giants; The Man Who Held the Lightning!; Red Hawk: The All-Seeing Eye!; The Plains Indian; The Buffalo Hide of Peace! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Strange Adventures (1950 1st Series) 1
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #0086684003
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • From the personal collection of Jerome Wenker. Includes certificate of authenticity.
    • Label #203097-004

    Written by Edmond Hamilton. Art by Howard Sherman. Photo cover from Destination Moon. Chris and the crew of the Pioneer encounter radioactive, crystalline men in the Green Nebula and foil a plot to steal the Nebula's radium. Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Job Counselor. Written by David V. Reed. Art by Paul Norris and Bernard Sachs. Darwin meets a young actress who has accidentally bathed in the Fountain of Youth. Written by Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger, and Bernie Breslauer. Art by Dick Sprang. A description of devices, events, and innovations predicated by Wells in his fiction. Written by Gardner Fox and Edmond Hamilton. Art by Jim Mooney and Sy Barry. A scientist uses a hydrogen bomb to cause rain, resulting in a world-wide flood. He uses a second bomb to save mankind. Article written by Julius Schwartz. Art by Morris Waldinger and Tommy Nicolosi. Science facts about the experiments of Otto von Ghericke and Isaac Newton. Text story, art by Raymond Perry. Written byGardner Fox and Robert Heinlein. Art by Curt Swan and John Fischetti. A story about a seat-of-the pants, first landing on the moon, adapted from the 1950 George Pal movie, Destination Moon. Text story by Julius Schwartz. Art by Morris Waldinger and Tommy Nicolosi. Facts about the 1692 appearance of Halley's Comet and the 1919 solar eclipse. Ad for Strange Adventures #2. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
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  • Issue #33
    Super Duck Comics (1945) 33

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  • Issue #1
    Super Western Comics (1950) 1

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  • Issue #65
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 65
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    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Testing of Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; As a reward for saving Lois's life, Superman lets Dr. Potts perform a complete set of scientific tests on his powers. Superman's Sweetheart, script by William Woolfolk, pencils by Al Plastino, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois gets jealous when Superman seems to be paying more attention to Peggy, her roommate. Balance Your Fun Diet public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Three Supermen from Krypton!, script by William Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino; Superman meets three Kryptonian brothers who were convicted and sentenced by Krypton's Ruling Council to a sentence of suspended animation adrift in space; The first appearance of other survivors of Krypton. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Superman (Spanish Series 1950 Superhombre) 31

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    Features Superhombre, Congo Bill, Rodeo el Hombre de Texas, El Misterio de Pedro Vargas, Slam Bradley and Murcielago y Robin. 9-in. x 11 1/2-in sizes vary throughout this series. 24 pages, PC/PB&W. Spanish Language.

  • Issue #36
    Superman (Spanish Series 1950 Superhombre) 36

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    Features Murcielago y Robin, Congo Bill, Rodeo el Hombre de Texas, Carlitos el Pegador, Tommy Futuro, El Misterio de los Guantes Rojos, and Superhombre. 9-in. x 11 1/2-in sizes vary throughout this series. 24 pages, PC/PB&W. Spanish Language.

  • Issue #76
    Suzie Comics (1945) 76

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    Cover by Samm Schwartz. "Dough Nuts," pencils by Samm Schwartz; Ferdie tries to raise money to take Suzie to a dance by playing the market. But he chooses the wrong market. "Atomic Comic," pencils by Samm Schwartz; Stung by Suzie's comments about his looks, Ferdie decides to become a comedian. "Beauty and the Beach"; When Gregory is reluctant to accompany Suzie and Ferdie to the beach, Ferdie thinks he's finally got Suzie to himself. "That's My Pop," pencils by Harry Lucey; Ginger's father gets into a stew because Ginger's latest infatuation seems to be too cheap to take her on a proper date in his eyes. A Message About Polio; Article explaining the recent breakthrough in the treatment of polio, urging readers to get immunized. Untitled story, script and art by Bill Woggon; Katy is overwhelmed by her volume of fan mail, and so is her postman. Fashions for Sis paper doll illustration, art by Bill Woggon. "Vanish Varnish," art by Samm Schwartz; Ferdie invents a varnish that turns objects invisible and Suzie's father sees it as a way to easy street. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 4

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  • Issue #90
    Sweethearts Vol. 1 (1948-1954) 90

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    Photo Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring: "My Dream of Love"; "Altar to the Past"; and "I Lived for Thrills"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Tarzan (1948-1972 Dell/Gold Key) 16
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • Cover detached.
    • Water damage. Tape on interior cover.

    Four stories are included in this issue: "The Beasts of Armor" (Gangsters looting Pal-ul-don must face Tarzan and Om-at's Waz-don army); "The Giant Eland" (After rescuing N'Keeta, Tarzan takes her as one of his own); "Two against the Jungle"; and "Mabu and the Giant Lizard" (a text piece). Art by Jesse Marsh. Lex Barker photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Teen-Age Diary Secrets (1949) 9

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  • Issue #11
    Teen-Age Romances (1949) 11

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  • Vol. 28 #2
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  • Issue #1
    Tex Ritter Western (1950) 1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2089503013
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    "Warpath Vengeance," "Death in the Hills," and "The Hidden Menace." Buffalo Bill back-up story, "The Lying Lion!" Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 39 #3
    Texas Rangers (1936-1958 Standard) Pulp Vol. 39 #3

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  • Vol. 1 #9
    Three Western Novels Magazine (1948-1950 Atlas) Pulp Vol. 1 #9

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  • Vol. 66 #2
    Thrilling Detective (1931-1953 Standard) Pulp Vol. 66 #2

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    August 1950. Novel "Quest for a Killer" by Norman A. Daniels. A Nick Ransom novelette "Murder Steals the Scene" by Robert Leslie Bellem. Novelettes "The Silent Passenger" by Benton Braden and "Walker in the Shadows" by Eleanor Hammond. Short stories by Don Mullally, D. L. Champion, John L. Benton, and Elizabeth Starr. Few interior illustrations. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 72 #3
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  • Vol. 36 #3
    Thrilling Wonder Stories (1936-1955 Beacon/Better/Standard) Pulp Vol. 36 #3

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    Aug 1950. Cover by Earle K. Bergey. Stories by Henry Kuttner, Wallace West, Jack Vance, Arthur C. Clarke, L. Ron Hubbard, and Walt Sheldon. Four Virgil Finlay illustrations. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Thrills Incorporated (1950-1952 Transport) Pulp 6

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  • Issue #163
    Tip Top Comics (1936) 163

    Cover by Ernie Bushmiller. Stories and Art by Ernie Bushmiller, Rudolph Dirks, Harry O'Neill and unknown. (Note: Who the inkers are is mainly unknown.) In this issue: Nancy by Ernie Bushmiller; How It Began article "The Green-Eyed Monster"; The Captain and the Kids by Rudolph Dirks; Stamp Tips article "Nicknames"; Broncho Bill in "Rustler's Range" by Harry O'Neill; and Willie 2-pager. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #1
    Titter America's Merriest Magazine (1943-1955 Roy Harmon) Vol. 7 #1

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  • Issue #73
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Dell/Gold Key) 73

    Cover pencils by Lynn Karp. Stories by unknown. Art by Lynn Karp and unknown. Featuring: Two Droopy 1-pagers; Tom & Jerry tale with pencils by Lynn Karp; Jerry & Tuffy 2-pager with pencils by Karp; Adventures of Tom tale with pencils by Karp; Adventures of Jerry text story; Flip 'n' Dip tale; Wuff the Prairie Dog tale; Barney Bear & Benny Burro tale; and Fuzzy & Wuzzy tale. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Dell/Gold Key) Canadian Series 72

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    Canadian Edition. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Tom Mix Western (1948 Fawcett) 32
  • Vol. 7 #2
    Triple Western (1947-1958 Standard) Pulp Vol. 7 #2

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    August 1950. Cover by Joseph Dreany. "The White Wolf" by Max Brand, "The Man from Painted Rock" by Jackson Gregory, and "Night Riders" by Gladwell Richardson. Short stories by William O'Sullivan, Monte Long, and Cliff Walters. Few interior illustrations. 7-in. x 9 3/4-in.; black and white; 162 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 27 #159
    True (1937-1976 Country/Fawcett/Petersen) Vol. 27 #159

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  • Issue #84
    True Comics (1941) 84
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    • Cover detached. 1" cumulative spine split.

    Stories and art by Sam Glankoff, Henry C. Nicholas, Ernest Schroeder and Jack Sparling. Biography and history stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. Allan Pinkerton, founder of the Pinkerton Detective Agency and pioneer of private investigation; Henry Hudson explores the North American continent; Wyatt Earp and the shootout at the OK Corral. Sizzling Southpaw; First American Detective; Sheriff's Secret; Great Military Bluffs; Henry Hudson; King of the Buccaneers; The Deadly Phone Call. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. NOTE: #80-84 are all newsprint editions that were distributed by mail only to subscribers (no newstand distribution). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #337
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  • Vol. 53 #5
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  • Issue #1
    True Movie and Television (1950) 1

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  • Vol. 63 #1
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  • Vol. 6 #2
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