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Comic books January 1951

  • Issue #1-1ST
    A Dog's Head HC (1951 Simon and Schuster Novel) By Jean Dutourd 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Jean Dutourd. "When she was told, as tactfully as could be, that she had just given birth to a child with a dog's head, Mme. Du Chaillu fainted..." Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 150 pages, Text Only. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #152
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 152
    Published Jan 1951 by DC.
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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. The Sleep That Laster 1000 Years starring Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Ark of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Secret of the Invisible Map starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. How to Bring Christmas Cheer public service announcement starring Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Craig Flessel. City of the Chiefs starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #160
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 160

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    Superboy: Prince Charming, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti; Superboy helps a shy girl blossom. Aquaman's Sea Cops, art by John Daly. Quick Service For Johnny Quick, script by Don Cameron, art by Ralph Mayo. How To Bring Christmas Cheer public service announcement starring Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 100 Ways to Shoot an Arrow starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 15
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    "The Monstrous Plant," "The Ghostly Goths," "The Ghost That Didn't Die" (art by Ogden Whitney), "Goddess of the Beasts" (art by Fred Gardineer), and "The Bride of Anubis." Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Ken Bald, Edvard Moritz, Ogden Whitney, and Fred Guardineer. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Adventures of Alan Ladd (1949) 8

    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth. Cover art by Win Mortimer. Stories by Allen Ulmer, Sy Barry, Henry Boltinoff, and Ruben Moreira. Your favorite Hollywood star in hard-hitting action stories! Text story attributed to Alan Ladd, but probably ghost-written by Jack Miller. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Airboy Comics Vol. 07 (1950 Hillman) 12

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Alice in Wonderland Paint Book SC (1951 Whitman) 1-1ST

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    #2167-25 - 1st printing. Adapted by Bob Grant. Art by the Disney studio. Coloring book adaptation of the Walt Disney feature film based on the Lewis Carroll book. Softcover, 81/2-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, B&W. No cover price.

  • Issue #117
    All American Western (1951) 117

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    Cover pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Joe Giella. Ads for A Date with Judy #20 and World's Finest Comics #49. Johnny Thunder vs. Black Lightnin', script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Joe Giella. The Rustlers of Sagamore Bluff featuring Overland Coach, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Bob Lander. Trail of the Silver Medal starring the Minstrel Maverick, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bernard Sachs. Facts about Black Bart, cattle in Nevada, Shiprock plus definitions of several colorful Western expressions. Warriors of the Plains article, art by Raymond Perry. Three Steps to Danger starring Foley of the Fighting Fifth, script by David V. Reed, art by Frank Giacoia. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    All True Crime (1948) 42

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  • Volume 25, Issue 1
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 25, Issue 1

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    Jan 1951. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Charles Beaumont's 1st published story "The Devil, You Say?" and Walter M. Miller Jr's 1st published SF story "Secret of the Death Dome". Other science fiction stories by E.K. Jarvis, H. Beam Piper, Robert Arnette, Frances M. Deegan, and Mack Reynolds. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay, Robert Jones, Enoch Sharp, Henry Sharp, Julian Krupa, and Edmond Swiatek. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Volume 46, Issue 5
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 46, Issue 5

    January 1951. Cover by Hubert Rogers. Stories: "The Hand of Zei"(Conclusion) by L. Sprague de Camp, "The Waiting Game" by Randall Garrett, "Berom" by John Berryman, "Cygnian Harvest" by J. W. Groves, and "Situation Thirty" by Frank M. Robinson. Article: "Dianometry" by L. Ron Hubbard. Softcover, 5.5-in x 7.75-in, 162 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #60
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    Vintage British humor magazine aimed primarily at men. 4 1/2-in. x 7-in., 36 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #62
    Batman (1940) 62
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1951 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465728006

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "The Secret Life of the Catwoman!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Gang czar Mister X terrorizes Gotham City; He wants to work with Catwoman; Commissioner Gordon tell Batman and Robin that Catwoman has been broken out of jail. "The Batman of England!", pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; A wealthy man and his son in an old town in England called Wordenshire emulate Batman and Robin and become Knight and Squire. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. Early American Flags article, art by Raymond Perry. -page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Mystery of Millionaire Island!", pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne and several other millionaires are summoned to a special event on an island; Its a trap, and they must reveal the secret of their financial success. Your United Nations at Work public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Half-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Beyond (1950 Ace) 2

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    Cover pencils by Warren Kremer. The Mystery of Lunablanca, art by Maurice Gutwirth and George Appel; The castle of Lunablanca, Spain, is haunted by vampire countess Sinistra; An American news-photographer falls in love with her and discovers that the girl is not the vampire, but controlled by one. The Ghost Who Stole a Body, pencils by Ken Rice; The "unmourned ghost" of evil Alexander Black is doomed to walk the earth forever, but he has a cunning plan; During heart surgery upon Dr. Anders, Black slips into his body and takes over. Valley of the Scaly Monsters. The Shrieking Terror, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Vince Alascia. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Big Town (1951) 1
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    • Tear seals. 2 1/4" cumulative spine split. Slight brittleness.

    Based on the TV and radio show of the same name, Big Town lasted 50 issues. This installment includes the following: "Deadly Nightmare!" ("fighting editor" Steve Wilson, making his DC debut, solves a food poisoning mystery); "Forgotten Men of Skid Row!"; "I Fight Crime with My Camera!"; and "The Flag of Doom!" Scripts by Dave Wood and France E. Herron, pencils by Dan Barry, inks by Sy Barry. Cover by Carmine Infantino and Frank Giacoia. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Bill Boyd Western (1950) 10

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    Bill Boyd in "The Scalp Hunters," "The False Hero," "The Camel Capture," and "Camouflage Conflict." Back-up stories: Blissful Brissie and Hiss; and Windy Whopper. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1951
    Black Book Detective (bound volumes) 1951
    • Interior pulp covers are in fine to very fine condition.

    Winter 1951-Winter 1953. This Black Book Detective bound volume collects four complete issues (V28-3, V29-1, V29-2, & V29-3) of the long-running pulp magazine. Due to the binding process, the interior magazines were trimmed, and the top layer of the spines were removed. The grade provided is for the overall condition. For further information on condition, please see our grading notes. Hardbound, 6.75" x 9.75".

  • Volume 28, Issue 3
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933 Pulp) Volume 28, Issue 3
    Published 1951 (est.) by Better Publications.

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    Winter 1951. The Black Bat in "The League of Faceless Men" by "G. Wayman Jones" (probably Norman Daniels); "Part of the Night" by Carroll John Daly; "Murder is Easy" by Roger Dee; and "Thubway Tham's Crisis" by Johnston McCulley. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 112 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #12
    Black Rider (1951) 12

    52 pages. The Black Rider stars in "The Town That Vanished," "Marked for Murder," "Trek of Terror," "Hot-Lead Reunion," and "Six-Gun Salute," plus two back-up stories written by Stan Lee and drawn by George Tuska: "Torture" and "The Man Who Wouldn't Fight!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 36

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    Cover art by Reed Crandall. The Prison of Despair, art by Jack Alderman; Blackhawk tries to protect Khartoor from invasion by Jinnestan, recently under control of the mysterious and beautiful Tarya. The Air Raiders; Blackhawk takes on a group of air pirates led by a beautiful and mysterious woman bandit. Untitled Blackhawk story, art by Bill Ward; In the mid European town of Novolta and old clock which hasn't stuck in centuries suddenly starts chiming and people start dying. The Veiled Princess starring Chop Chop, script and art by Paul Gustavson. The Legion of Corpses, art by Jack Alderman; Blackhawk helps defend a French fort against Bedouin attackers. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 26

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  • Issue #2
    Bob Colt (1950) 2
    Published Jan 1951 by Fawcett.
    • No top staple (manufacturing).
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Cover detached from top staple. Two inch spine split at top of comic.
  • Issue #61
    Boy Comics (1942) 61
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    Crimebuster (2 stories, one with art by Normal Maurer), Dilly Duncan. Charles Biro cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Buccaneers (1950) 24
    Published Jan 1951 by Quality.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Sid Greene, Chuck Winter and unknown. Eric Falcon travels to Orollo to capture Swith the Pirate Admiral in an untitled story! Plus: An ex-pirate Captain tries to re-create himself as a gentleman and win the hand of a lady in "The Spanish Main" starring Roderick Rowe (a.k.a. Captain Slash), Master Maxon and Kate Maxon. Also: Archibald Corvis fakes papers from the King and makes himself governor of Illyria, imprisoning the true governor and Captain Daring in an untitled story also starring Lady Dolores Drayton, Patch, Captain Slye, Lucinda and Sir Mark Drayton. And: Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States, comes to Adam Peril to ask for his help in New Orleans in an untitled story! Plus: Black Roger in an untitled story! Also: Captain Daring in 2-page text story "Dead Man's Steel"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    Buck Rogers (1951 Toby Press) 100

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  • Issue #116
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 116

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  • Issue #93
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 93
    • Cover coming loose at staples.
  • Issue #2
    Cisco Kid (1951 Dell) 2

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    See Four Color Series 2 # 292 for 1st issue in this title. The Cisco Kid in "The Gunwise Cowpoke," "Frame-Up in Mesquite," and "The Gunmen's Trail." Painited covers. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. Written by Edmond Hamilton. Art by Richard Powers. In one split second, they were hurled across time into a world a million years away. In the aftermath of a devastating nuclear explosion, the lives of everyday citizens are thrown into upheaval when the suddenly discover they are the last city in the world! Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 160 pages, Text (with B&W Chapter Illustrations). NOTE: Writer/artist John Byrne (Uncanny X-Men, Superman) is a huge fan of this sci-fi tale and to this day would like to do an adaptation for comics. - Odinson, Lon Star Comics Archivist Cover price $0.45.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 079 Cyrano de Bergerac (1951) 1
    • Full length spine split. Cover detached at both staples.
    • Interior is complete. Almost full length spine split.

    Cyrano de Bergerac, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 78, 1/51). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Classics Illustrated 079 Cyrano de Bergerac (1951) 2

    Cyrano de Bergerac, 2nd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 85). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 079 Cyrano de Bergerac (1951) 3

    Cyrano de Bergerac, 3rd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 118). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Classics Illustrated 079 Cyrano de Bergerac (1951) 4

    Cyrano de Bergerac, 4th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 133). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #42
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 42
    Published Jan 1951 by DC.

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    Dullest day I ever spent! starring Fox and the Crow, art by James F. Davis; Crawford disguises himself as a chimpanzee and tells Fauntleroy there's a reward for his capture. T. Wellington Alleycat starring Blabber Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. Magic Elixir starring Custer Cat and Cheesy the Mouse, art by Rube Grossman; Custer and Cheesy get mixed up with a side show flimflam man. Stay away from Dizzy starring Bo Bunny, art by Sheldon Mayer. Waiting for a color I like starring Goofy Goose, art by Rube Grossman. Dumbest Man in the World starring Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer. The Talking Car starring Doodles Duck, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Famous Heroes starring Bernard the Brave, art by Otto Feuer. Target Shooting starring Li'l Chick-A-Dee, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Please get a pencil ready!!" starring Nutsy Squirrel, art by Rube Grossman. 76 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #75
    Comics on Parade (1938) 75

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  • Issue #28
    Cookie (1946) 28
    • INCOMPLETE. Pages missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Stories by Dan Gordon and others. Art by Dan Gordon and others. Teen hijinks featuring Cookie and his pals, created by legendary animator Dan Gordon. Cookie is shattered when he sees Angelpuss at the game with another man; Starlet O'Hara works herself to exhaustion to get a chance at a movie role; Joey uses a water hose to share a malt with Red. Cookie; Joey; Jitterbuck: Jitterbuck's Secret Flame; Pop Knows -- or Does He?; Starlet O'Hara in Hollywood; Cookie: There's No Place Like Home. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Crack Western (1949) 70

    Stories by Joe Millard and unknown. Art by Chuck Winter, Paul Gustavson, Reed Crandall and unknown. Featuring: Two-Gun Lil in "The Taming of Big Bat McGrew!"; Arizona Raines in "Water-Hogs Die Broke" and "Mystery Riders on Deadeye Ranch!"; The Whip's introduction in "Crimson Vengeance"; Frontier Marshal in "Satan's Sweetheart!"; and Monte Wentworth in 2-page text story "The Long Trail's End"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 34
  • Issue #26
    Crime Cases Comics (1950) 26

    # 26 on cover. Actual # 3 in series. Stories include "He Dealt in Death," "Ben Cartel's Revenge," "The Assassin of Paris," and "Terror in a Taxi." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Crime Smashers (1950-53 Trojan) 2

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  • Issue #2
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 2

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    New Blondie and Dagwood stories, plus Colonel Potterby and the Duchess (by Chic Young), Little Iodine, the Little King, and Buz Sawyer (by Roy Crane). One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Tames Lion" by Bill Schreiber. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Dale Evans Comics (1948) 15

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    Dale Evans stars in "The Watermelon Trail," "The Oil Rustlers," and "A Cowgirl's Holiday!" Sierra Smith Western Detective stars in "The Case of the Lost Locomotive!" Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "How to Bring Christmas Cheer." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 70
    • Paper: Off white

    Pee Wee and the Little Wise Guys in "Willy Gets His Lumps" (art by Norman Maurer) and "The World's Richest Phony" (art by Bill Norman). Air Devils begins in "Hot Rock Flanagan." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Date with Judy (1947) 20
    Published Jan 1951 by DC.

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  • Issue #1
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 2 (1951) 1

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  • Issue #167
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 167
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1031719001

    Batman and Robin in "Bodyguards to Cleopatra," Roy Raymond in Impossible But True, "The People Who Couldn't Grow Old," Robotman in "The Captured Brain," and Pow-Wow Smith in "The Killer Cougar of Shoe Mountain!" Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "How To Bring Christmas Cheer." Full-page ad for Big Town # 1. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 35

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    Three untitled Dick Tracy stories. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootie Catches Hi-Jackers" (by Bill Schreiber). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Don Winslow of the Navy (1943 Fawcett) 65
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Pedigree: Davis Crippen "D" Copy
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Double cover. 1st cover 9.0, interior cover 9.4. Crippen ("D" Copy) Includes Davis Crippen "D" Copy Collection Certificate of Authenticity.
    • Label #0754683003
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1210347012
  • Issue #5
    Family Funnies (1950 Harvey) 5

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  • Volume 12, Issue 2
    Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1939-1953 pulp) Volume 12, Issue 2

    January 1951. Stories: "Brood of the Witch-Queen" by Sax Rohmer, and "The Disintegration Machine" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 8 1/2, 112 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.