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Comic books August 1950, graded by CGC

  • Item #51366756
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    "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.

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  • Item #48564408
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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.

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  • Item #47359370
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    Published Aug 1950 by EC.
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    Origin of Crypt of Terror, Vault of Horror, and Haunt of Fear. Material in this issue was featured in Wertham's "Seduction of the Innocent." Stories include "Nightmare" (art by Johnny Craig), "Television Terror" (art by Harvey Kurtzman), "Monster Maker" (art by Graham Ingels), and "Horror Beneath the Streets" (art by Al Feldstein). Craig cover. NOTE: This issue is the third of the series and was published in 1950; the ongoing series has another issue 17 that was published in 1953. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #48350664
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    John Wayne photo cover. Double Danger starring Wayne, art by Leon Winik; a fiend plans a massacre; an angry Indian repays an ancient grudge; a thousand men are led to fierce combat. Dude Ranch humor page, art by Harry Betancourt. Li'l Fish humor page by Mel Lazarus. The Panther Man, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta. Prospector Pete humor page by Art Helfant. Facts about cowboy's saddles, the parts and types. Hi, Tumbleweed! Watcha Doin? starring Tumbleweed Tim and Chuck, script and art by David Tendler. Incident in the North text story by Benton Rice. Black Gold starring Wayne. Ad for Lil Abner, John Wayne, Captain Tootsie, and Truly Teen-Age Magazine. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #48126942
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    Romances beset by unlikely circumstances from Fox Feature Syndicate Frances, a stewardess on a cruise ship, learns that Linda set her up with a wealthy passenger for money, causing the two women to get into a fight and fall overboard; Single mother Mary wants to marry Tom, but he wants to wait until he can afford to support a family; Nola's romance with older man Dennis is going great until she learns that he used to date her mother. Plus love advice to readers and advice About Long Engagements. Forbidden Romance; Second-Hand Love; Cupid's Mailbag; PostScript; My Mother Was My Rival! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #50409146
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    Published Aug 1950 by Star.
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    This is one of L. B. Cole's best covers, a fine example of his striking use of primary colors, which he referred to as "poster colors." #5 of "Pop Teen-Agers" is actually the first issue in the series, (#1-4 were "School Day Romances"). This issue has no publication date in the indicia, or elsewhere. The Brat Race; Eve's plan to ruin Toni and Butch's date backfires. Junk and Jive activity page by Ray Gill; How to make a trap drum set out scrap wood and wrapping paper. Buoy Crazy starring Ginger Bunn, art by Manny Stallman; The girls foil Lefty's attempt to keep them away from the boys camp. Profile of Betty Grable with photo. Potions of Love; Midge Martin and Charlie foil crooks who use a love potion to distract their victims. Rajah Dodger; Eve Adams and her aunt wind up in Rajah Smaja's harem. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #49141239
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    Published Aug 1950 by Star.
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    This is one of L. B. Cole's best covers, a fine example of his striking use of primary colors, which he referred to as "poster colors." #5 of "Pop Teen-Agers" is actually the first issue in the series, (#1-4 were "School Day Romances"). This issue has no publication date in the indicia, or elsewhere. The Brat Race; Eve's plan to ruin Toni and Butch's date backfires. Junk and Jive activity page by Ray Gill; How to make a trap drum set out scrap wood and wrapping paper. Buoy Crazy starring Ginger Bunn, art by Manny Stallman; The girls foil Lefty's attempt to keep them away from the boys camp. Profile of Betty Grable with photo. Potions of Love; Midge Martin and Charlie foil crooks who use a love potion to distract their victims. Rajah Dodger; Eve Adams and her aunt wind up in Rajah Smaja's harem. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #47812566
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    Published Aug 1950 by DC.
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    Cover art by Irwin Hasen. Wonder Woman's Strange Mission, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Wonder Woman helps Janet Brown win the man she loves- Steve Trevor! Operation Cupid starring Dr. Pat, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Frank Giacoia. Headline Heroines story, art by Frank Giacoia. Once In Love, Always In Love!--Romance, Inc., pencils by Carmine Infantino. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #48461166
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    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.

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  • Item #46885570
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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.

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  • Item #46762766
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    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.

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

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    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.

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