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Comic books September 1950

  • Issue #148
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 148
    Published Sep 1950 by DC.

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    Cover art by Al Plastino. Superman, Indian Chief, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino. The Gypsies of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Big Cats starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Big House Balladeers starring Vigilante, script by Don Cameron, art by Dan Barry. How Are Your Manners Out-Of-Doors? starring Dodo and the Frog public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #156
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 156

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan. The Flying Peril starring Superboy, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan. The Menu of Menace starring Johnny Quick, script by Jack Miller, art by Ralph Mayo. Aquaman vs. the Sea, art by John Daly. Warrior Bold--Real Fact, art by Fred Ray; the story of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth. The Secret of the Sealed Box starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Adventures of Alan Ladd (1949) 6

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    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth. Photo cover of Alan Ladd. Stories by Ruben Moreira, Nick Cardy, Harry Lazarus, Henry Boltinoff, Jack Schiff, Murray Boltinoff, Bernie Breslauer, Jon Small, Ben Allen, Gerrye Kee, and Ray Perry. Your favorite Hollywood star in hard-hitting action stories! Public service announcement with Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures of the Dover Boys (1950) 1

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    Cover by Harry Lucey. Article introducing the Dover Boys. "Chapter One The Peril of the Inca Treasure," art by Harry Lucey; Uncle Bill Dover returns from Peru to raise more money for his expedition to find the Inca treasure. "Chapter 2 Winds of Doom," art by Harry Lucey; When Silas Croombs copies Bill Dover's map and decides to find the treasure himself, Tim and Dan Dover head to Peru to find it first. "Chapter 3 Lost in the Jungle," art by Harry Lucey; Tim and Dan rescue Jose and begin their trek into the jungle. "Chapter 4 Molten Death," art by Harry Lucey; Tim and Dan meet a professor and his daughter in the Jungle; They join forces and the daughter is kidnapped by Indians and prepared to be sacrificed to a volcano. Super Duck ad. "Chapter 5 The Power of the Evil Eye!", art by Harry Lucey. "Chapter 6 Treasure Trove," art by Harry Lucey. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Airboy Comics Vol. 07 (1950 Hillman) 8
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple. Small pieces of tape on interior spine.

    Airboy and the Heap in untitled stories, plus back-ups "The Texas Navy," "Swifty Chase," and "The Longest Fight." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #115
    All American Western (1951) 115

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    Cover pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Joe Giella. Ad for Strange Adventures #1. Cheyenne Mystery starring Johnny Thunder, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Joe Giella. Return of the Phantom Coach featuring Overland Coach, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Bob Lander. Ad for Real Screen Comics #31. The Case of Billy the Kid's Guns--Epics of the Texas Rangers, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by John Giunta. A Ticket to Boot Hill starring the Minstrel Maverick, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by John Giunta. The Gremlins of the Old West text article, art by Raymond Perry; about old miner superstitions. The Charge of the Wagon Brigade, script by Gardner Fox, art by John Giunta. Mission to Outcast Ridge starring Foley of the Fighting Fifth, script by John Broome, art by Joe Kubert. Job Counselor public service announcement starring Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 24, Issue 9
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 24, Issue 9

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    Sept 1950. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Science fiction stories by Robert Moore Williams, P.F. Costello, E.K. Jarvis "You Can't Escape From Mars!", Charles V. DeVet, Dallas Ross, John Wyndham, Gilbert Mead, and Gilbert Grant. Illustrations by Murphy Anderson, Harry Cronen, Rod Ruth, Julian S. Krupa, Leo Ramon Summers, and Edmond Swiatek. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5009
    Arizona Highways 5009
    Published Sep 1950

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    September 1950. Publication of the Arizona Highway Department featuring stories and art with Western themes. In this issue: the honey bee; Arizona botanist; Frederic Remington art; and more. 9-in. x 12-in.; part color, part black and white; 36 pages on white paper. Cover price $0.35.

  • Volume 46, Issue 1
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 46, Issue 1

    September 1950. Cover by Ron Miller. Stories: "The Lion and the Lamb" by Fritz Leiber, "Paradise Street" by Lawrence O'Donnell, "The Sack" by William Morrison, "Meteor" by William T. Powers, and "Spy Care" by H. B. Fyfe. Article: "Why do they do it?" by L. Sprague de Camp. Softcover, 5.50-in x 7.75-in, 162 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #31
    Barnyard Comics (1944) 31

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  • Issue #56
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    Vintage British humor magazine aimed primarily at men. 4 1/2-in. x 7-in., 36 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #60
    Batman (1940) 60
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1950 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Jim Mooney. Crime Through the Ages!, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; , Bruce Wayne, a member of the directors of the Gotham Museum, proposes to create a building in which every floor of the construction will feature a recreation of important historic eras; The building is forced to close because of several accidents; Batman and Robin investigate. -page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. The Counterfeit Batman!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Crime boss Shark Marlin goes to Wayne Manor and blackmails Bruce into impersonating Batman to drive away his rival gang; With Dick's life in danger, Bruce has no choice but to agree; When Marlin gets suspicious of Bruce, he prepares a trap to discover is Bruce is actually Batman. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. The Men Behind the Men in White text article. -page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Dog Show one-page story, script by Stookie Allen. The Auto Circus Mystery!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; A car stealing racket begins operating in Gotham City; Commissioner Gordon has Batman investigate the case of the stolen cars. Half-page Daffy & Doodle story. Job Counselor public service announcement starring Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Bill Boyd Western (1950) 6
    • Interior is complete. Extensive water damage with color loss to cover.

    Bill Boyd in "The Mysterious White Rider" and "The Arabian Nights Go West!" Windy Whopper in "The Nugget Nut." Buff in "The Boss' Bluff." Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 35, Issue 5
    Black Mask (1920 Pulp) Volume 35, Issue 5

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    Sept 1950. Detective and mystery stories by Robert C. Dennis "Murder's Little Helper", Nels Leroy Jorgensen, Frederick C. Davis "The Blonde Who Wouldn't Die", Paul Kolton, Ellis G. Curtis, Larry J. Marcus, and R. M. F. Joses. 7" x 9 1/2"; black and white; 130 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    Black Rider (1951) 10

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    Origin of the Black Rider in "The Legend of the Black Rider!" The Black Rider also stars in "The Silent Killer," "Six-Gun Lesson," and "Death in the Cards!" Other stories include "The Terror of the West" and "Creeping Death." Two Black Rider pin-ups. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 22

    All-new stories. "One Man Act," "Flying High," and two untitled stories. 1/2 page ad for Dagwood Comics #1. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Boy Comics (1942) 57

    Crimebuster (2 stories, one with art by Norman Maurer), Dilly Duncan (first appearance). Charles Biro cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Broadway Romances (1950) 5

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    Photo Cover of June Allyson and Dick Powell. Stories by unknown. Art by Paul Gustavson? and unknown. Featuring: "Wrong Kind of Girl"; "Understudy's Temptation"; "Flame of Passion"; "Forbidden Fruit"; and "Fame is a Trap"! Plus: 2-page text story "Rejected Fiance"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Buccaneers (1950) 23
    Published Sep 1950 by Quality.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Reed Crandall and unknown. Captain Daring sets out to stop the new pirate menace, Tezca, in an untitled story also starring Sir Mark Drayton, Lady Dolores Drayton, Captain Dragon and Patch. Plus: Black Roger and Barty encounter and battle a monstrous suit of Arab armor in an untitled story! Also featuring untitled tales of The Spanish Main and Eric Falcon, Soldier of Fortune. And: 1-page text story "Priceless Cargo"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #112
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 112

    "Captain Marvel Fights the History Hoax," "The Myth That Came True," "The Worrybird Terror," and "The Man Who Owned All the Wheels." Capt. Kid stars in "Car Crazy." Grabbe and Bagg star in "The Nosy Neighbor." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 89
    • Tears around staples, cover coming loose.
  • Issue #6
    Challenge of the Unknown (1950) 6

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  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 075 The Lady of the Lake (1950) 1

    The Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 75, 9/50). Scotland in the 16th century - its kilted clansmen - its savage, warring nobles - and, that strange huntsman lost in the Highland crags who, rescued by the lovely Lady of the Lake, proved to be her father's bitterest enemy. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Classics Illustrated 075 The Lady of the Lake (1950) 2

    The Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott, 2nd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 85). Scotland in the 16th century - its kilted clansmen - its savage, warring nobles - and, that strange huntsman lost in the Highland crags who, rescued by the lovely Lady of the Lake, proved to be her father's bitterest enemy. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Classics Illustrated 075 The Lady of the Lake (1950) 4

    The Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott, 4th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 139). Scotland in the 16th century - its kilted clansmen - its savage, warring nobles - and, that strange huntsman lost in the Highland crags who, rescued by the lovely Lady of the Lake, proved to be her father's bitterest enemy. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    Classics Illustrated 075 The Lady of the Lake (1950) 5

    The Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott, 5th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 154). Scotland in the 16th century - its kilted clansmen - its savage, warring nobles - and, that strange huntsman lost in the Highland crags who, rescued by the lovely Lady of the Lake, proved to be her father's bitterest enemy. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
    Classics Illustrated 075 The Lady of the Lake (1950) 6

    The Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott, 6th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 165). Scotland in the 16th century - its kilted clansmen - its savage, warring nobles - and, that strange huntsman lost in the Highland crags who, rescued by the lovely Lady of the Lake, proved to be her father's bitterest enemy. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1
    Cody of the Pony Express (1950 Fox) 1
  • Issue #3
    Colossal Features Magazine (1950) 3

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    Three true crime stories: "Turn of the Wheel," "Gene Simpson, the Mad Houdini," and "The Great Florida Manhunt!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 40
    Published Sep 1950 by DC.
    • Interior is complete. Back cover missing.

    The Ice Cream Man starring The Fox and the Crow, art by Jim Davis. Keeping a Secret starring Blabber Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. Picnic Time starring Custer Cat and Cheesy the Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. It's My Birthday starring Nip and Chip, art by Otto Feuer. Battling Bascom starring The Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer. An Easy Ten Bucks starring Doodles Duck, art by Sheldon Mayer. Biggety the Great starring Biggety Bear, art by Rube Grossman. Trapping the Mice starring Ruff and Reddy. Jailbird starring Goofy Goose, art by Rube Grossman. Paint Job starring Nutsy Squirrel, art by Rube Grossman. Superboy: Job Counselor public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 76 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #73
    Comics on Parade (1938) 73
  • Issue #68
    Crack Western (1949) 68

    Photo Cover of Jerome Courtland. Stories by unknown. Art by Paul Gustavson, Bob Jenny and unknown. Featuring: Arizona Raines in "Phantom Town!"; Dead Canyon Days story "Silver in Coyote Gap!"; Two-Gun Lil in an untitled story; Frontier Marshal in "Target for Outlaw Guns!"; and Arizona Raines in 1-page text story "Draw Against Death"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 30
  • Issue #41
    Crime Can't Win (1950) 41
  • Issue #91
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 91
    • Paper: Cream to off white

    "Death Watches the Clock" (art by Bob Fujitani as "Bob Fuje"), "Murder Plays Hide-and-Seek" (art by Al McWilliams), "Murder by Moonlight" (art by Fred Guardineer), and "I'll Die Laughing." Fuje painted cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Crypt of Terror (1950) 19
    Published Sep 1950 by EC.

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    Cover art by Johnny Craig. Ghost Ship, script and art by Al Feldstein; A man and his wife are flying in a small plane when a thick fog arises and they are forced to put down at sea; Using a lifeboat for a couple of days they come across a rotted ship. The Hungry Grave, script by Gardner Fox, art by Graham Ingels; A woman hates her husband so she gives him small doses of arsenic trying to work up her nerve to finish him off, but all she succeeds in doing is allowing him to develop a tolerance to the stuff. Cave Man, script and art by Johnny Craig; A man thaws out after 200,000 years in ice and attacks his exhibitors. Zombie!, script and art by Johnny Craig. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Dale Evans Comics (1948) 13

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    Dale Evans stars in "Castle of Golden Dreams," "Carmen Ropes 'Em In," and "Monkey Business." Sierra Smith Western Detective stars in "The Case of the Missing Totem Heads!" Also in this issue: "The Midnight Marauders." Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #66
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 66

    2 Daredevil stories (one with art by Norman Maurer, another by Al Borth); Sniffer back-up. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Date with Judy (1947) 18
    Published Sep 1950 by DC.

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    Untitled story; Melvin decides he is too tired to join Dora in visiting a cousin, and lies down for a nap; Judy, not wanting to wake him, goes to Oogies house; From an ambiguous comment by Judy, Mr. and Mrs. Pringle assume that Dora has left Melvin. Judy wants Tootsie to be seen at less than her best. Untitled story; She connives to invite Tootsie to a come-as-you-are party while Tootsies hair is drying after being washed. Untitled story; Randolph warns Oogie that Judy is interested in another guy. But Randolph has a plan that will make Oogie look good to Judy again. Job Counselor public service announcement; Superboy encourages Jim to find work for which he has an aptitude. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #163
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 163

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    Batman and Robin star in "The Man Who Feared Metal!" Roy Raymond, TV Detective stars in the Impossible But True feature, "The Anti-Gravity Man!" Robotman stars in "Robotman Meets Robotrobber!" Dover and Clover star in "No Kidding!" And Pow-Wow Smith stars in "As Long As the Grass Shall Grow!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 31

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    Dick Tracy in "Double Plan," "Shaky Strikes," and an untitled story. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) 30
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    Auction opens July 3
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0000783013

    Doll Man battles a swamp monster down in the bayou in "Monster In The Mire." In the second story, Doll Man takes on a troll-like man, an evil crime lord who lives beneath the streets and within the sewer system. The luscious Torchy appears in a six page story by Gil Fox. Finally, the Doll Man is back, nearly drowning in a sea of troubles as he tries to turn back "Lord Damion's Crime Wave." IA text story titled Hypno The Great rounds up this issue. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Doll Man Quarterly (1941) Canadian Edition 30

    Canadian Edition. Doll Man battles a swamp monster down in the bayou in "Monster In The Mire." In the second story, Doll Man takes on a troll-like man, an evil crime lord who lives beneath the streets and within the sewer system. The luscious Torchy appears in a six page story by Gil Fox. Finally, the Doll Man is back, nearly drowning in a sea of troubles as he tries to turn back "Lord Damion's Crime Wave." Text story, "Hypno The Great." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Family Funnies (1950 Harvey) 1

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  • Issue #19
    Famous Crimes (1948) 19

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  • Volume 12, Issue 9
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    Volume 12, Issue 9 - September 1950. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Science Fiction and Adventures stories. This issue features "The Warrior Queen of Mars!" by Alexander Blade. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 148 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 1, Issue 3
    Fantastic Story Magazine (1950 pulp) Volume 1, Issue 3

    Fall 1950. Cover by Earle K. Bergey. Stories by Stanton A. Coblentz, Eando Binder, Garth Bentley, Paul Ernst, Millard Verne Gordon, William Morrison, and Carter Sprague. 7-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 160 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 1, Issue 4
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    Fall, 1950, Volume 1, Number 4. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 128 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Volume 3, Issue 6
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    Volume 3 - Issue 6, September 1950. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal.This issue looks into the Ancient Rites of Pan, Flying Saucers as Astronauts see them, Interplanetary Man, and the Case of the Bleeding Saint! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #16
    Felix the Cat (1948 Dell/Toby/Harvey) 16