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Comic books December 1950

  • Issue #151
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 151
    Published Dec 1950 by DC.

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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. Superman's Super-Magic Show starring Mr. Mxyztplk, Prankster, and Lex Luthor, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Great Space Mirror starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Touchdown in the Desert starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Battling Buckaroo of Gila Gap starring Vigilante, script by Don Cameron, art by Dan Barry. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #159
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 159

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    Cover art by Al Plastino. Superboy, Millionaire, script by William Woolfolk, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti; Clark's rich uncle Kendall wants to adopt him. The Testing of Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. Knight of the Future starring Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Frank Frazetta. The Port Called New York article. The Boy Who Couldn't Be Photographed starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 14

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    Cover art by Ogden Whitney. Land of the Zombies, art by Edvard Moritz. The Haunted Morgue, art by Emil Gershwin. Double Doom, art by Charlie Sultan. The Face In the Moonstone, pencils by Charlie Sultan; Scientist Van and his fiancee Lorna travel to an old abbey in France on a scientific expedition, where they encounter Lilith, the ancient Queen of Darkness. The Werewolf Strikes, script by Charles Spain Verral, art by Bill Ely. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 6

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    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Coyote Hope starring Bob Hope, script by Cal Howard, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob tries to impress a girl from Arizona with his western skills. Howie humor page by Hy Rosen. Jerry the Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Coyote Hope Part 2. Untitled Janie story, art by Bob Oksner. It Happens in Hollywood text article. A Bit of Disc and Data record reviews. Coyote Hope Part 3. Your United Nations At Work public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Airboy Comics Vol. 07 (1950 Hillman) 11
  • Issue #56
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 56
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    The Justice Society of America fight robots in the year 3000 A.D. in "The Day the World Ended." Script by John Broome, pencils by Frank Giacoia (chapters 1, 3, and 4) and Arthur Peddy (chapter 2), inks by Giacoia (chapters 1, 3 and 4) and Bernard Sachs (chapter 2). Back-up Johnny Peril's Surprise Story, "The Girl From Aquaterra." Two-page article, "How Far is Far Away?" Peddy/Sachs cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Amazing Detective Cases (1950) 3
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    • Cover detached at one staple. Residue on front cover.
  • Volume 24, Issue 12
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 24, Issue 12

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    December 1950. Cover by James B. Settles. Science fiction stories by John Jakes, E.K. Jarvis, P.F. Costello, Clifford Simak, and Raymond F. Jones. Illustrations by Robert Gibson Jones, Leo Ramon Summers, Henry Sharp, Rod Ruth, and Edmond Swiatek. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Andy Devine Western (1950) 1

    "Andy Devine Does a Little Horsing Around," "The Gang's All Where," and "Let's Face It!" Buckteeth Buck in "The Bad Debts!" Photo covers. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Apache Kid (1950) 1

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    The Apache Kid stars in "The Apache Kid," "The Rails of Death," and "The Comanches Strike!" Red Hawkins stars in "The Wild Beast." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Archie (1943) 47

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    Cover by Bob Montana. Stories by unknown. Art by Sam Schwartz?, George Frese? and unknown. Featuring Archie in: "The Potent Polka" (pin-ups of Betty and Veronica in swimsuits included); "Mind Over Motor"; "Silent Knight"; "Just the Type"; and "The Cold Facts"! Plus: Jughead in "Punch an' Juggy"! Also: Archie in the 1-page boating safety public service announcement "Hang On"! And: 2-page "Hollywood Tattle Tales"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #0
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  • Volume 46, Issue 4
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 46, Issue 4

    December 1950. Cover by Timmins. Stories: "The Hand of Zei"(Part 3) by L. Sprague de Camp, "Bindlestiff" by James Blish, "Compromise" by H. B. Fyfe, "The Curfew Tolls" by J. T. M'Intosh, "Foundling" by Donald Baker Moore, and "A Subway Names Mobius" by A. J. Deutsch. Article: "Varieties of Culture" by Arthur J. Cox. Softcover, 5.5-in x 7.75-in, 162 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #12
    Avon Fantasy Reader (1947-1952 Avon Book Co.) 12

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    March, 1950. "The Blonde Goddess of Bal-Sogoth!" Written by Robert E. Howard. Also featuring works by M. R. James, Lord Dunsany, and Sax Rohmer. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 128 pages, Text with B&W illustrations. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #10
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 10

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  • Issue #59
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    Vintage British humor magazine aimed primarily at men. 4 1/2-in. x 7-in., 36 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #9
    Bill Boyd Western (1950) 9

    Photo cover of Bill Boyd [William Boyd]. Trails of Death; Bill is in charge of getting a cattle drive to Junction City, past a gang of border rustlers. The Easy Silver Dollars, art by Max Elkan; A gang of counterfeiters are making silver dollars, only they are lead and zinc with a thin coat of silver. The Schoolhouse Mystery (A Crowbait Story) starring Bill Boyd; Crowbait is mistaken for an outlaw, who also travels around in a peddler's wagon just like his. The Peace Pact; A government agent has stumbled onto a plot by Ruma to take to the warpath, and is being killed before he can report it. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 2

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    "Outlaw's Code," "Owl Hoot Trail," and "Coward's Bluster." Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Black Cat Comics (1946 Harvey) 26
  • Issue #22
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 22

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    Edited by Charles Biro and Bob Wood. Cover by Charles Biro. Stories by William Overgard, Claude Moore, and Basil Wolverton. Rough and tumble action tales of cowboys and the Old West. Black Diamond and Bumper are bound hand and foot, with hundreds of horses thundering down on them. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 35
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    • Color loss to front cover (names erased).

    Jehad! The dread cry resounds across the burning desert of El Shaitan! Featuring: 11 page Blackhawk story "The Black Dervish of Death" pencilled by Reed Crandall (?); 12 page Blackhawk story "The Strongest Man On Earth" pencilled by Bill Ward; 9 page Blackhawk story "The Reapers of Starvation" drawn by Bill Quackenbush (?); 5 page Chop Chop story "How To Be Fierce and Masterful" drawn by Bill Ward; 2 page text story "Evil Challenge"; 8 page Blackhawk story "The Story of the Fiendish Brain" drawn by Bill Quackenbush (?). Cover by Bill Ward (?). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Blazing West (1948) 14

    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 Hooded Horseman, a mysterious masked gunslinger with a secret identity. Sheriffs son Bud Fraser takes on a mask, a faithful dog and a new identity while searching for his fathers killer as the Hooded Horseman; An outlaw with exploding ore sets a deadly trap for Buffalo Belle; The Bantam Buckaroo gets help from an angry sheep while matching wits and bullets with a bandit gang. Hooded Horseman; Buffalo Belle; Injun Jones; The Pen Is Mightier; Bantam Buckaroo; Feudin' Cactus; One Mile Shot; Shootin' Southpaw; The Vigilantes. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 25

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  • Issue #1
    Bob Steele Western (1950) 1

    Bob Steele photo cover. Hangman's Bait Chapter 1 The Fire of Death, art by Eddie Robbins; Bob is helping lawyer Howland to solve a case against an innocent man. Fool's Gold text story by Otto Binder [as Eando Binder]. Hangman's Bait Chapter 2 The Trigger Trap!, art by Ed Robbins; Bob is locked in jail by the crooked deputy. Hangman's Bait Chapter 3 Guns and Grit. Bob Steele The Roughest, Toughest Cowboy of Them All! back cover photo. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders (1950 ME/AC) 4

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    Stories by Paul S. Newman and others. Art by Bob Powell. Edited by Raymond C. Krank. Cover by Bob Powell. Teen cowboy adventures set in the 1950s, based on the popular radio program that ran from 1949 to 1955. Bobby and his friends Tex, Windy, and Irish face modern-day rustlers and other challenges of life on the ranch. Sick cattle mysteriously appear in the midst of the B-Bar-B herd; A con man tries to swindle a ranch owner out of the oil rights to her land; The Lemonade Kid tracks a stolen train full of gold to the villainous Spider. The Mystery Herd; The Death Saw; Webs of Doom; Outlaws Are Always Strangers; The Cowboy Kid Posse. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Boy Comics (1942) 60
    • Paper: Off white to white

    Crimebuster (2 stories), Dilly Duncan. Charles Biro cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Boys' Ranch (1950) 2

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  • Issue #3
    Buffalo Bill (1950 Youthful) 3
  • Issue #34
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    Tags: Archie
    Published Dec 1950 by DC.

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  • Issue #19
    Candy (1947 Quality) 19

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Harry Sahle and unknown. Candy stars in four untitled stories. Plus: Jitters in an untitled story co-starring Bugs, Mr. Jones, Aggie Bean, Sally Swift and Johnny Long. Also: Will Bragg in an untitled story co-starring Effy Gissel, Mrs. Mahoulahan, Fire Chief Carl Swenson and Ducky Pinn. And: 2-page text story "Hermit's Treasure" starring Biff Baker, Cissy Crane, Hermit Henry and Sammy. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #115
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 115

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  • Issue #92
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 92
  • Issue #2
    Captain Tootsie and the Secret Legion (1950) 2

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    Thrill to the adventures of Captain Tootsie and the Secret Legion; you may also thrill to the Rocketeer Patrol. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Charlie McCarthy (1949) 6

    Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. Untitled one-page Mortimer Snerd story, art by Harvey Eisenberg. Charlie McCarthy's Rocket Ship, art by Harvey Eisenberg; Charlie has a dream that he's flown to the moon with Mortimer. Yoo-hoo, Charlie!, art by Harvey Eisenberg. Information Booth starring Mortimer Snerd, art by Harvey Eisenberg. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
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  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 078 Joan of Arc (1950) 1
    • 4" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Half of back cover missing. Cover detached at both staples. 2-1/4" interior spine split. Art and story complete.

    Joan of Arc, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 78, 12/50). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Classics Illustrated 078 Joan of Arc (1950) 2
    • Full length spine split, both covers completely detached. Minor tearing and small pieces missing from cover and some interior pages. Extra staples. Art and story complete.

    Joan of Arc, 2nd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 87). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 078 Joan of Arc (1950) 3
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Joan of Arc, 3rd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 113). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    Classics Illustrated 078 Joan of Arc (1950) 5

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    Joan of Arc, 5th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 140). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #8
    Classics Illustrated 078 Joan of Arc (1950) 8

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    Joan of Arc, 8th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 167). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #54
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 54

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  • Issue #30
    Cowboy Western Comics (1948) 30

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    Sunset Carson in "Deadline" and "Gateway to Death!" Pecos Bill in "Sweet Children, or Pranks and Spanks" (art by Clint Harmon). Denver Mudd and Bushey Barns in "The Big Gold Rush" (art by Harmon). "Death Valley" back-up story. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 33

    "Three Frightened People," "The Case of the Elusive Suspect," "Detour to Death" (art by Fred Guardineer), and "15 Minutes of Terror" (art by George Tuska). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Crime Can't Win (1950) 42

    "Rizac, the Sewer Rat of Paris," "The Man With Two Lives," "Escape," "Betrayed," and a two-page text story, "For Gold Alone." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 2 (1950) 5

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    "Bessie's Little Darling," "War of the Empties," "One Afternoon in Brooklyn," "Scarface of the Keys," and "One of Uncle Sam's Muscles." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 2 (1950) 11

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  • Issue #94
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 94
  • Issue #1B
    Crime Exposed (1948) 1B

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    The "B" variant has a December 1950 publication date. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 17
  • Issue #2
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 2
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    • 2-1/2" cumulative spine split (chew), heavy oxidation at center of spine, cover coming loose at one staple.
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    Cover art by Johnny Craig. "Dead-Ringer," script and art by Johnny Craig; A petty thief learns that his virtual double, a millionaire, is an amnesia victim residing at a local sanitarium, and plans to somehow get into the sanitarium, dispose of the rich man and take his place, then suddenly come out of his amnesia state, and assume the man's identity. "A Moment of Madness!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels; A noted brain surgeon is experiencing blackouts, which cause him to unconsciously commit acts of violence during his blackouts. "Perfect Murder!" text story, script and art by Albert B. Feldstein. "Face-to-Face" text story by Albert B. Feldstein. "The Corpse in the Crematorium," script and art by Johnny Craig; A man subject to cataleptic fits is brought to a crematorium while his wife-to-be searches frantically for him; She fails to find him before he is scheduled for cremation. "Contract for Death," art by Jack Kamen; A doctor, conducting experiments on the human brain, comes across a man attempting suicide, and offers him $5000 not to do so...for one month; The contract is signed and money given, and the man goes out and lives it up; Plot adapted from Damon Runyon's story, "A Very Honorable Guy", featured as part of the 1989 film "Bloodhounds of Broadway." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.