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Comic books October 1950

  • Volume 2, Issue 1
    A. Merritt's Fantasy Magazine (1949 Recreational Reading) Pulp Magazine Volume 2, Issue 1

    Volume 2, Issue 1 - October 1950. Pulp magazine featuring stories and articles by George Allen Englnad, Jack Williamson, and Elinore Cowan Stone. 7-in. x 9 1/4-in., 130 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #11
    Abbott and Costello (1948 St. John) 11

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  • Issue #149
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 149
    Published Oct 1950 by DC.

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    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Courtship on Krypton starring Superman, art by Al Plastino. Tommy Tomorrow, Movie Hero, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Play Ball starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Wheels for a Hero starring Vigilante, art by Dan Barry. School Children 'Round the World public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #157
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 157

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    Cover art by Al Plastino. House ad for Tomahawk #1. The Worst Boy in Smallville, script by Bill Finger, art by John Sikela. The Formula That Failed starring Johnny Quick and Tubby Watts, script by Jack Miller, art by Ralph Mayo. House ad for Danger Trail #1. Camelot, USA, script by Joe Samachson, art by Frank Frazetta; story takes place in Camelot, Michigan. Schoolchildren Round the World public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Secret of the Masked Archers, art by George Papp; Green Arrow and Speedy meet the counterparts from 15th century France. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 5

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    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. On the Road to Egypt starring Bob Hope story, script by Cal Howard, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob gets mistaken for a mummy and is shipped back to Egypt because there's a curse on him. Radio Beams humor page by Harry Lampert. On the Road to Egypt part 2 starring Bob Hope, script by Cal Howard, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob gets mistaken for a mummy and is shipped back to Egypt because there's a curse on him. Radio Beams humor page by Harry Lampert. It Happens in Hollywood text article. On the Road to Egypt part 3. Broadway Laffs humor page by Harry Lampert. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Airboy Comics Vol. 07 (1950 Hillman) 9

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  • Issue #55
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 55
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    • 1-1/4" cumulative spine split (chew).

    Science Fiction cover/story: the Justice Society of America star in "The Man Who Conquered the Solar System!" Script by John Broome, pencils by Frank Giacoia (chapters 1 and 2) and Arthur Peddy (chapters 3 and 4), inks by Giacoia (chapters 1 and 2) and Bernard Sachs (chapters 3 and 4). Back-up story, "Johnny Peril's Surprise Story!" Two-page article, "Capes That Made History" ("capes" as in land masses, not the superhero kind!). Full-page ad for Tomahawk # 1. Peddy/Sachs cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 24, Issue 10
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 24, Issue 10

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    Oct 1950. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Science fiction stories by Rog Phillips "Weapons from the Stars", Roy B. Frentz, Alexander Blade, Walt Sheldon, Clifford D. Simak, and Fredric Brown "Gateway to Glory". Illustrations by Arthur Hutah, Enoch Sharp, Julian S. Krupa, Leo Ramon Summers, and Edmond Swiatek. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Year 1950, Month 10
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    October 1950. Cover by Shaffer. Magazine produced by the American Cartoonists Association showcasing talents cartoonists and artist. 34 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #46
    Archie (1943) 46
    • 4" cumulative spine split, tape over tear in front cover (interior), cover detached.
    • INCOMPLETE. Pages missing (affects art and story).

    Cover by Bob Montana. Stories by unknown. Art by Sam Schwartz, George Frese and unknown. Featuring Archie in: "Life's No Picnic"; "Tight Sneeze"; "Let's Face It"; "Off the Record"; and "Judgement Day"! Plus: Jughead in "Anything Goes"! Also: 2-page text story "Death On Wheels"! Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 9

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    Stories about Stan Musial, Sammy Snead, Casey Stengel, Marlene and Alice Bauer, and Babe Ruth (chapter 9). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
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    Vintage British humor magazine aimed primarily at men. 4 1/2-in. x 7-in., 36 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #7
    Bill Boyd Western (1950) 7
    • Interior is complete. Extensive water damage with color loss to cover.

    Photo cover of Bill Boyd [William Boyd]. The Locust Valley Gold Strike Part I The Hidden Mine; Bill has discovered planted gold veins in a deserted mine, when two crooks are tipping a mine truck down the shaft to crush him. The Big Laugh; Rancher Jones feels blue, so Windy Whopper will cheer him up. The Locust Vallet Gold Strike Part II Death Stalks the Trail; Bill escapes from the mine shaft and pursues the two villains, when he is caught by a lasso. Kid Stuff; Whitey Whiskers is babysitting one afternoon. The Locust Valley Gold Strike Part III The Law-Breakers. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 1

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    Williamson/Frazetta art. 2pg reprint from John Wayne Adventure Comics #2. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 28, Issue 2
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933 Pulp) Volume 28, Issue 2
    Published 1950 (est.) by Better Publications.

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    Fall 1950. The Black Bat in "The Black Bat Fights for Life" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "Gunplay at Julio's" by Nels Leroy Jorgensen; "The Shadow on the Door" by C.K.M. Scanlon; "In the Bag" by Carroll John Daly; "The Corny Killer" by Benton Braden; and "Thubway Tham Ith Raided" by Johnston McCulley. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #25
    Black Cat Comics (1946 Harvey) 25

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    Edited by Leon Harvey. Cover by Lee Elias. Stories by Bob Haney and Lee Elias. Mystery, adventure, and humor tales starring such characters as Linda Turner, Lassie, and the Black Cat, an action hero and skilled martial artist who uses a lasso and rope. Kirk Douglas bio. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 21

    Edited by Charles Biro and Bob Wood. Cover by Charles Biro. Stories by William Overgard, Basil Wolverton, and Claude Moore. Rough and tumble action tales of cowboys and the Old West. The scheming Silk Hat winged Black Diamond in a duel, now hes going to finish him off. Short comic strip on how to play guitar with Bob West. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 33
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    Betrayal! The Blackhawks are trapped in the forbidden city of Dabat! Featuring: 14 page Blackhawk story "The Forbidden City of Dabat" drawn by Reed Crandall; 8 page Blackhawk story "The Mockers" drawn by Reed Crandall (?) and Chuck Cuidera (?); 9 page Blackhawk story "The Riddle of Terror Island" drawn by Reed Crandall; 2 page text story "Cured By Courage"; 6 page Chop Chop story "Captain Kate" drawn by Jack Cole; Blackhawk story "The Royal Goblet of Imra" drawn by Bill Ward. Cover by Al Bryant (?). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Blazing West (1948) 13

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Leonard Starr and others. Tales of the Old West from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. Blazing West was an anthology title that featured the adventures of Texas Tim, a Texas Ranger; Buffalo Belle, a redheaded sheriffs deputy with quick wits and a fast gun; Injun Jones, a white man who worked with the Apache tribe; Bantam Buckaroo, a young boy who could outshoot any man; and the Tenderfoot, a Clark Kent-looking tough guy who lulled foes with his mild-mannered appearance. A masked gang attacks the town bank under cover of a thunderstorm, but Buffalo Belle alone senses foul play; Texas Tim gets mixed up in a family feud over a will that erupts into gunplay; The meek-seeming Tenderfoot gets the drop on the Cayuse Carr gang by lulling them into a false sense of superiority, but nobody is tougher than the Tenderfoot. Plus an ad for bike tires, featuring U.S. Royal with his Jet-Propelled Bike pursuing the Atom Spies. Buffalo Belle; Injun Jones; Gunplay Switch; Texas Tim, Ranger; Bantam Buckaroo; Tenderfoot; Red Flannel Flag; The Hero; A Cowboys Day. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 23

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    All-new stories. "Poor Rich Man," "High and Dry," and two untitled stories. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders (1950 ME/AC) 3

    Bobby Benson and the Man-Eating Tiger! The Test of Grit! The Golden Palomino, art by Bob Powell; Bobby saves the life of a golden Palomino and in return, the horse saves his life when he is attacked by a Mountain Lion. He names the horse Amigo. The Invisible Death!, art by Bob Powell; The Lemonade Kid finds a secret laboratory housing a flying saucer in the middle of a burned-out volcano, but when the laboratory gets bombed, the volcano becomes active. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Boy Comics (1942) 58

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

  • Issue #1
    Boys' Ranch (1950) 1
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1401327013
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  • Issue #2
    Buffalo Bill (1950 Youthful) 2

    Buffalo Bill stars in "The Kansas Pacific" (art by Gus Schrotter) and "Buffalo Bill's Vengeance" (art by Walter Johnson). Wild Bill Hickok stars in "Wild Bill Hickok Tames Lawless Junction" (art by Robert Q. Sale); Annie Oakley stars in an untitled story. Johnson cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Buzzy (1944) 33
    Tags: Archie
    Published Oct 1950 by DC.

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    Untitled story; Buzzy and Wolfie compete in a competition to see which of them is more the Robinson Crusoe type. Untitled story; via his own scandal sheet, Wolfie spreads the rumor that Buzzy has been unfaithful to Susie. House ad for the Danger Trail series. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Untitled Willy Nilly story; Willy tries to install a door ordered by his mother. Order, Please!-- rhyming dating advice for teenagers. Jerry the Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Untitled story, script and art by Sheldon Mayer; After reading a romance comic book, Clover wonders if shes really in love with Scribbly. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Candy (1947 Quality) 18

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    Cover by Harry Sahle. Stories by unknown. Art by Harry Sahle and unknown. Candy stars in five untitled stories. Plus: Jitters in an untitled story co-starring Bugs, Dotty and Slugger Sloan. Also: Jonesy in 1-page untitled story co-starring Pete, Jonesy's mother and Abigail Lane. And: 2-page text story "Dizzy Idea" starring Dizzy, Slim Brady, Mr. Hodges, Gwendolyn Chambers, Mamie Hagger, Sophie Trugg, Windy Blunt, Scuffy and Horsey Jones. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #113
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 113
    • No top staple (manufacturing), miscut.
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  • Issue #90
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 90
    • 1" spine split from top of comic through cover and first few wraps.
  • Issue #1
    Captain Tootsie and the Secret Legion (1950) 1

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  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 076 The Prisoner of Zenda (1950) 1
    • Coupon clipped on back cover.

    The Prisoner of Zenda, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 75, 10/50). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Classics Illustrated 076 The Prisoner of Zenda (1950) 2

    The Prisoner of Zenda, 2nd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 85). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 076 The Prisoner of Zenda (1950) 3
    • Interior is complete. Back cover missing.

    The Prisoner of Zenda, 3rd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 111). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Classics Illustrated 076 The Prisoner of Zenda (1950) 4

    The Prisoner of Zenda, 4th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 128). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
    Classics Illustrated 076 The Prisoner of Zenda (1950) 6

    The Prisoner of Zenda, 6th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 165). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #53
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 53

    Supermouse in "Hold That Giant," Dizzy Duck in "The Two-Wheeler," Coo Coo in "Strictly Vocal," Cuffy Cat in "That Lawful Feeling," and Butch and Buttercup in "A-Hunting We Will Go!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Cowboy Western Comics (1948) 29

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    Sunset Carson, Legends of Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and the Carson Story. Photos on inside front and back covers from the Sunset Carson movie "Rio Grande." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 31

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  • Issue #4
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 2 (1950) 4

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    "Big Steve's Navy" (art by Gerald McCann?), "Now I can Die Easy" (art by Bernard Krigstein), "Automatic Paydays," "Silk Langdon," "The Boston Turkey Case," and "The Very Busy Dead Man." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 2 (1950) 10
  • Issue #92
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 92

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  • Issue #4
    Crime Must Lose (1950) 4

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  • Issue #16
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 16

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  • Issue #1
    Crime Smashers (1950-53 Trojan) 1

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  • Issue #1
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 1
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Trimmed, large piece fill to front cover with some color touch. Tape along length of spine (interior and exterior). Original staples missing, staples added (not manufacturing).

    Cover art by Johnny Craig. "Murder May Boomerang," script and art by Johnny Craig; Nearly inseparable, a father and son did everything in life together until that one day when a prisoner from a nearby penitentiary discovers the pair's cabin, where he steals clothing and nearly beats the father to death. "Death's Double-Cross," script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Wally Wood; Ruth was bored and lonely; Her two-year marriage to John was missing something: love, and she found it in John's twin brother. "Reward!" text story by Albert B. Feldstein. "A Snapshot of Death!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels; A woman enters a pool room and hires a man to kill a lady, whose picture she provides to him; Imagine his surprise when he notes that the photo is of the woman wanting the crime committed. "High Tide!", script and art by Harvey Kurtzman; Four men on a mail boat leave the infamous Mephisto Prison and soon hear by radio of the escape of one of the prisoners; When the boat's engine, clogged with sand, brings the craft to a halt a ways off shore, all fingers begin to point to each other as the culprit. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
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    26 7" x 10" original copy sheets of pages from Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) #1, hand colored with color editorial remarks by Marie Severin and Harvey Kurtzman. Includes "Murder May Boomerang" pages 1-3 and 5-8, "Death's Double-Cross" pages 2-7, "Snapshot of Death" pages 1-6, and "High Tide" pages 1-7.

  • Issue #2
    Danger Trail (1950 National) 2
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    • Cover detached.

    "Hangman's House." With the help of a deceased war buddy's souvenir, King Faraday breaks into and out of the strange and unusual Hangman's House. Also includes: "Shadows over London"; "Trouble in Trinidad"; and "Toreador from Texas." Pencils and inks by Carmine Infantino and Alex Toth. Cover by Infantino. 52 pages Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 67
    • Paper: Off white to white

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

  • Issue #12
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 12

    "The Yellow Feather" (art by Gerald McCann?), "Enemy of the Shasta Kid," "Harrigan and the Gatling Gun," "He's Still a Coward," "Old Ned Needs a Doc," and "The Cossack of Mexico." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #164
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 164

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    Batman and Robin star in "Untold Tales of the Bat-Signal!" Impossible But True feature, "The Case of the Talking Dead!" Robotman stars in "The Robot-Mobile!" Pow-Wow Smith stars in "The Warriors in Wampum!" Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement, "School Children 'Round the World." Full-page ad for Strange Adventures # 2. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 46, Issue 3
    Detective Tales (1935 Pulp) 2nd Series Volume 46, Issue 3

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    October 1950 Volume 46 Issue 3. Cover by Rafael DeSoto? Novels and novelettes "It Can't Happen to Me!" by Francis K. Allan, "Married to Murder!" by Frances Beck, "They're Hanging Iron Mike!" by Leslie T. White. Short stories by John Reese, Richard Brister, Dan Gordon, Alan Ritner Anderson, Larry Holden, J. Lane Linklater, and William Rough. A few interior illustrations. 7-in. x 9.5-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.