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Comic books August 1950

  • Issue #11
    United Comics (1940/1950) 11

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    Fritzi Ritz by Ernie Bushmiller; Abbie an' Slats by Raeburn Van Buren Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 14
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0357756002

    Cover by Johnny Craig. "Voodoo Vengeance!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Caleb left work early for a change, but on his way to the parking garage, he notices an antique shop he had never seen before, so he drops in to get something for his wife Sally; The weird proprietor tries to interest him in a voodoo doll. 'Werewolf," script and pencils by Harry Harrison, inks by Wally Wood; Viktor Zorak is on a mountain-climbing expedition in Transylvania with the Smythe's and the Farnum's, all of whom are closely following their guide, Jan Bodzla; They reach the lodge they will stay in that evening, but the members are warned by Bodzla that he thinks Zorak is a werewolf and to be careful. "Rats Have Sharp Teeth!", script by Henry Kuttner, art by Graham Ingels. "Escape!" text story by William M. Gaines. "The Strange Couple!", script and art by Al Feldstein; A man is driving on a stormy night along a road when he is stopped by a state trooper, who tells him that the bridge ahead is washed out and he needs to take a side road instead; A weird couple inhabit the place; The man tells him that his wife is a crazy ghoul and she tells him that her husband is a vampire. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #119
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 119
  • Issue #28
    Wanted Comics (1947) 28

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  • Issue #16
    Western Comics (1948) 16
    Published Aug 1950 by DC.

    Cover art by Howard Sherman. Dry-Land Shanghai starring the Wyoming Kid, art by Howard Sherman. One-Man Rodeo starring Rodeo Rick, art by Tom Cooke. The Framing of Hannibal Hawkes starring Nighthawk, art by Ralph Mayo. The Lady of Lost Lake starring Cowboy Marshal, art by Ed Smalle Jr. Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Job Counselor." 52 pages. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Western Fighters Vol. 2 (1949) 9

    Stories and art by John Prentice, Lawrence Dressler, and Jerry Fasano. Outlaws, gunfighters, and tales of the Old West - some true, and others merely legends. River pirates operate from hidden bases in caves along the Ohio River. The Younger Brothers target a reporter who's been covering their crimes. A ventriloquist uses his talent to bring outlaw Terrible Tex to justice. Buckskin Benson: A Good Man to Have Around; Nine Eyes and Colonel Plug; .44 Calibre Typewriter; Better Schools Make Better Communities; Funny Frankie's Revenge; The Battle of the Woolies; Son of the Shotgun. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    Western Hero (1949) 93
  • Issue #124
    Whiz Comics (1940) 124
    Published Aug 1950 by Fawcett.

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    "Captain Marvel and the Slow-Down Menace," "Golden Arrow and the Great Reward Swindle," Lance O'Casey in "The Death Warrants," and "Ibis the Invincible and the Masquerade of Death!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Wilbur Comics (1944) 32

    "Hit For Hat"; Wilbur tries to prove that men are better shoppers than women. "Funny Money"; Wilbur tries to get money for his date with Laurie. "Wilbur The Gentleman"; After reading about chivalry, Wilbur tries to act more chivalrous. Super Duck ad. "How To Win Friends!"; Wilbur has a popularity contest to see if he is more popular than Slats; It turns out he is-with a bunch of overweight women who chase him around the beach. Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica Comics ad. Untitled Katy Keene story, pencils by Bill Woggon; Katy has date trouble with K. O. and Randy. Katy Keene Sport Fashions cut-out page. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Will Rogers Western (1950) 2

    Art by Pete Morisi and others. Western tales from Fox Feature Syndicate, some featuring well-known cowboy writer Will Rogers. Sam Bass is an outlaw, but he doesn't expect treachery from his own partner Jim Murphy; Will seeks the mystery man behind Bruiser's outlaw gang; The new veterinarian in town becomes a target for an outlaw. The Cripple Creek Mystery; Jim Murphy's Treachery; Rangeland Terror-Plunder Of The Range; Fair To The Death; The Man With The Strange Voice. Final issue of the series; this was actually published after issue #5. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #2
    Wink (1944-1955 Wink Inc.) Magazine Vol. 6 #2

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  • Vol. 13 #11
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  • Issue #47
    World's Finest (1941) 47
    Published Aug 1950 by DC.

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    Cover art by Winslow Mortimer. The Girl Who Hated Reporters starring Superman, art by Al Plastino; Flashback story that shows Lois working at a lunchcounter and getting a job at the Daily Planet after Clark; Contradicts previously established continuity. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Destination- Boothill starring Wyoming Kid, script by Ryerson Johnson, art by Howard Sherman. The Case of the Innocent Crooks starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Sunshine Nelly humor page by Jack Callahan. Shanghai Sheba's Revenge starring Full-Steam Foley, art by Win Mortimer. Job Counselor public service announcement starring Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Magic In Reverse starring Zatara, art by Ralph Mayo. Prepare to Be A Hero text article. Varsity Vic two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Crime Above The Clouds starring Batman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Sy Barry. 76 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 30 #9
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  • Issue #12
    Young Love (1949-1957) 12

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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Art by Bill Draut, Vic Donahue, Mort Meskin, and Leonard Starr. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. No issue number listed on cover; Vol. 2, issue #6 in indicia. Actors who can't stand each other must play a romantic scene together. Phyllis is smitten with ladies' man Bill, who's already broken her best friend's heart. Judy falls for Dave, who resembles her departed sweetheart Scott. Smooth Operator!; The Love Fakers!; Are You Welcome?; One Mad Moment!; Because You Look Like Him!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Summer Beauty Tricks by Charmaigne; Her Kind of Man! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Young Romance Comics (1947-63) Vol. 03 12

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    Whole #24. Volume 3 No. 12. Art by Jack Kirby, Mort Meskin, Bruno Premiani, Bill Draut and Joe Simon. The famed title that spawned a decades-long trend in romance comics, created and produced by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. #24 on cover; Vol. 3 No. 12 in indicia. Heiress Liza falls in love with Jeff, but her father thinks he's a fortune hunter. Nicky rebels against her criminal father in favor of peach farmer Swede. Sweethearts meet on V-J Day, in a story inspired by the famous Alfred Eisenstaedt photograph of a U.S. Navy sailor kissing a woman on the street in Times Square. Buy Me That Man!; Man Bait!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; The Little Things Remind Him of You; Can Others See Through You?; Danger, Man Trap!; Take a Chance!; About Your Face; Portrait of a Lady! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #6
    Zane Grey's Western Magazine (1946-1954 Dell) Pulp Vol. 4 #6

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