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Comic books January 1951

  • Issue #311
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 311

    Indicia title is "PORKY PIG in MIDGET HORSES OF HIDDEN VALLEY, No. 311." Cover pencils by Ralph Heimdahl. Midget Horses of Hidden Valley, art by Fred Abranz; Porky is called to his Uncle Ham's ranch when two crooks attempt to get Ham to tell them the location of a secret valley full of "hundreds of full-grown horses no larger than police dogs." The House Movers, art by Tony Strobl; Porky and Sylvester go into the house-moving business. The Walking Gold Mine, art by Jack Bradbury; Porky wins a contest and gets a prize of the Bar Q ranch in Tumbleweed County. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #312
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 312

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    Indicia title is "TONTO, No. 312." Painted cover art. Description of the Hopi Indians' Snake Dance. Laughing Dog's War Party, art by Jon Small; Tonto returns to his home village to find that hunters have been killed or wounded by rifles that blow up when fired. Tonto and the Stock Killers; Tonto helps a rancher by setting traps for a pack of wolves that is preying on his cattle. The American Cayuse; History of horses in North America, starting with their introduction into Mexico by Hernando Cortez. The Shaman, art by Jon Small; Tonto and his friends Tall Pines and Swift Otter help a white man retrieve his gold after he is robbed by three other white men. Directions for building a wigwam. Description of the construction of a batista, a giant war club used by the Arikara and Huron tribes to crush enemy's canoes. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #311
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) Canadian Edition 311

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    Porky Pig in Midget Horses of Hidden Valley. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Frisky Animals (1951) 44
    Published Jan 1951 by Star.

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Al Fago, Mickey Klar Marks and C. W. Winter. Numbering continues from Frisky Fables (1950) #43. Funny-animal hijinks from Star Publications. Neddy Bear tries to get rid of hiccups. The kittens Tick, Tack, and Toe sneak into a play. Diggy, a living construction shovel, goes to the carnival with his friends. Neddy Bear; You Get More With Honey; Zany Giraffe; Pidgy and the Magic Paint; Tick, Tack and Toe; Bill and Koo; Diggy the Derrick. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #195101
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  • Vol. 1 #5
    Future Combined with Science Fiction (1950-1951 Columbia Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 1 #5
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Volume 1, Issue 5 - January 1951. Cover by Milton Luros. Science Fiction and adventures stories featuring "The Genius Beasts" by James MacCreigh, and stories by Edxin James, Richard S. Shaver, and Wallace West. Illustrations by Fawcette, Finlay, Luros, Murphy, and Poulton. 7-in. x 10-in. 96 newsprint pages B&W. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 37 #3
    G-Men Detective (1935-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 37 #3

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    Volume 37, Issue 3 - Winter 1951. Long running pulp magazine focusing on the stories and adventures of G-Men and Detectives. This issues features "Mistress of Murder" by C.K.M Scanlon, "The Death of a Hermit". Softcover, 82 pages, Text (with B&W illustrations) Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #26
    Gabby Hayes Western (1948 Fawcett) 26
  • Vol. 1 #4
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1950-1980 World/Galaxy/Universal) Vol. 1 #4

    January 1951. Cover by John Bunch. Stories: "Tyrann"(Part 1) by Isaac Asimov, "Rule of Three" by Theodore Sturgeon, "Made to Measure" by William Campbell Gault, "The Reluctant Heroes" by Frank M. Robinson, "Dark Interlude" by Mack Reynolds and Fredric Brown, and "Susceptibility" by John D. MacDonald. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; 160 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #19
    Gang Busters (1948) 19
    Published Jan 1951 by DC.
    • 4 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust.

    Cover art by Dan Barry. The Broadway Squad, art by Dan Barry. I Had a Criminal Brain, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Case of the Attic Rags, art by Leonard Starr. The Lone Wolf of Crime, art by Ruben Moreira. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #4
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  • Issue #47
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 47

    Gene Autry stars in "The Shadow of Trapper's Ridge" and "The Raiders of the Red Rock Trail." Back-up story, "Nothin' But Cash!" Two-page text story, "Horse Sense and a Six-Gun." Photo cover and photo inside front cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
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    Canadian Edition. Gene Autry stars in "The Shadow of Trapper's Ridge" and "The Raiders of the Red Rock Trail." Back-up story, "Nothin' But Cash!" Two-page text story, "Horse Sense and a Six-Gun." Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    Giggle Comics (1943) 75
    • Oxidation.
  • Issue #6
    Girl Comics (1949) 6

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    "The Victim Was Me!" An insurance inspector saves a woman from a crazed killer. Also includes: "The Horns"; "Turning Point"; "The Murderer's Daughter"; and "Fear Was My Playmate." Pencils and inks by Ann Brewster. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Girls' Love Stories (1949) 9

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    Which would be her fate -- happiness or heartache -- in her..."Two Roads to Romance," the cover-featured 10 page story. Plus: 1 page Binny cartoon; 8 page story "Yesterday's Kisses"; 1 page Johnny and Jane cartoon; 8 page story "Sweethearts' Moon"; 1 page Joan cartoon; 7 page story "Taken for Granted"; 2 page Romance Quiz; 1 page Busy Belles profile; 8 page story "A Friend of the Groom"; 1 page Carol cartoon; 1 page A Birthday written by Christina Rossetti. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #9
    Glance (1948-1952 Cape Magazine) 1st Series Vol. 3 #9

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  • Issue #41
    Goofy Comics (1943 Nedor/Standard) 41

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    Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Goofy Gander in 'The Secret of the Big Cave'"; "Buster Bunny"; "Wally Wolf in 'Daffy Over Doughnuts'"; "Puzzler's Page" activity page; and "Goofy Gander in 'Crazy with the Heat'". Comic advertisements for Slinky from James Industries and Erector from A. C. Gilbert. "Brownie's Secret Dream: This Little Bear Wanted to Get a Job in the Circus!" illustrated text story by Pat Cherr. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 5

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    Cover art by Johnny Craig. A Biting Finish!--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A man murders his rival and buries his body in the grave of someone who died in 1867; When he confesses in his sleep, his new wife confronts him and he murders both her and the maid; With police on his heels he takes to an underground tunnel system that passes through the old graveyard. Horror in the Freak Tent!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Wallace Wood; Enraged, a freak show owner blinds the carnival's knife thrower with red-hot pokers. A Tasty Morsel--Haunt of Fear, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Davis. Seeds of Death!--The Vault of Horror!, script and art by Johnny Craig. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #3
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  • Issue #40
    Hedy De Vine Comics (1947) (Hedy of Hollywood) 40

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Here We Go Again HC (1951) 1-1ST

    1st Printing - Cartoons by Virgil Franklin Partch (aka, VIP) - Hardcover 6-in. x 9 1/2-in. 64 Pages B&W Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #64
    Heroic Comics (1940) 64

    Painted cover by Bill Everett. Stories and art by Bernard Baily, H. G. Peter, Alfonso Greene, Bill Everett, Harold LeDoux, Jerry Fasano, Bill Benulis, Francis DeGere, Robert Peterson, Nancy Wilde, and Ruth Atkinson. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. 130 crew members struggle together to prevent a ship from crushing a girl against a dock. The heroic ranger dog Nugget battles bears and wolverines. A six-year-old boy rescues his sister from a rain-filled cistern. Rescued From 10.000 Tons of Death!; Boy to Man in Seconds; Hero at 7; Fast Action Heroine; American Humane Association - Gold Medal Winner; Inferno; Swimming Lessons Save a Life; Boy Scout Turns Cowboy; Tenderfoot Hero; Miracle Rescue; A Man at Four; The Yellow Dog; Bandit Patrol; Man Overboard; Brothers Dive in; Miracle; Poison Gas; Lunch Hour Heroine; Mother's Courage Saves Four!; Rescue at the Creek by Nancy Wilde, Madison, Wisc.; Playmate Saves Chum!; Lifesaver… Age Six!; Their Son Was Truly Brave!; The Classroom Secret. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Holiday Comics (1951 Star) 1

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  • Issue #30
    Hollywood Funny Folks (1950) 30
  • Issue #51
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 51

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  • Vol. 12 #1
    Ideal Love (1941-1960 Double-Action) Pulp Vol. 12 #1

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  • Vol. 3 #1
    Imagination (1950 Digest) Vol. 3 #1

    January, 1952, Issue 1. 5-3/8 in. x 7-5/8 in; black and white; 162 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #5
    Indian Fighter (1950) 5

    "Kit Carson on the Trail of Doom," "Red Raiders of Thunder Valley" (art by Stephen Kirkel), Eagle in "Death Awaits the Unwary" (art by Manny Stallman), and the Apache Kid in "Devil of the Desert" (art by A.C. Hollingsworth). Doug Wildey cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #13
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  • Issue #14
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  • Issue #5
    It's a Duck's Life (1950) 5

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    Buck Duck in "Duck in the Woods" and two untitled stories, plus Super Rabbit back-up, "Picture Panic!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 52

    Cover by Al Avison (credited as Ham Fisher). Stories and art by Ham Fisher. Ham Fisher's comic-strip boxer has adventures both inside and outside the ring. Joe finally faces Balonki in the ring, but Balonki isn't afraid to fight dirty. The fight is portrayed in play-by-play action, as rain drenches the stadium. Plus true tales of athletic greats and solo stories featuring Little Max and Humphrey. The Palooka-Balonki Fight; It Looks Bad For the Champ; Ruffy's Downfall; Little Max: Mighty Mix-Up; Humphrey: Kite Kapers; Humphrey's Puzzle Page. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
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  • Issue #143
    Jumbo Comics (1938) 143

    In order of appearance: "Sheena, Queen of the Jungle" art by Robert Webb; "The Ghost Gallery" art by Jack Kamen; and "The Hawk" and "Long Bow" art by Robert Webb. "For Conspicuous Bravery" text story by Henry Wysham Lanier. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #133
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 133
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    Bondage cover, possibly by Maurice Whitman. "Scourge of the Soudan," art by Maurice Whitman; Believing Kaänga to be their legendary hero, Queen Amra and her amazons kidnap Ann in order to force Kaänga to help them against the apemen that threaten their kingdom; Kaänga does as he is compelled and defeats the apemen; The queen frees Ann and she and Kaänga return to their jungle. Untitled story; Captain Terry Thunder and undercover intelligence agent Shaw break up a diamond smuggling ring. Untitled story, art by Henry Kiefer; Attempting to reach a river island, Wambi is swept away and taken for a river god by a distant, down-river tribe; Unable to escape, he sends two leopards to fetch Tawn and Ogg who rescue him. Untitled story, art by Enrico Bagnoli; An evil goddess sends Tabu a false vision but he trusts his instincts and rescues a couple from the Jhontas. Untitled story, art by Ralph Mayo; When Chief Nabilo is wounded by a leopard, Camilla goes to the herbalist Harana for help; She learns that Harana no longer has powers since her temple was desecrated by K'tonga; Only with K'tonga's death will her powers be restored. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 22
    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by C.C. Beck, Mort Meskin and Marvin Stein. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Gangsters masquerade as talent scouts, but a real agent gets wind of the scam. Charley leads his too-trusting brother into a life of crime. A doctor gets a lucrative trade in gangsters after operating on John Dillinger. Also featuring a vintage ad for a bodybuilding "mini-gym" with art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck. The Talent Fakers; Closeups; Dead Proof; Brute Force; Bad Medicine; The Suspicious Son; Hideout. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Kilroys (1947) 27

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    Stories by Hubie Karp and others. Art by Bob Wickersham and others. The Kilroys (Americas Funniest Family!) combined the family humor of the then-new sitcom format with Archie-style teen hijinks featuring Katie, Natch, and pal Solid Jackson. Natch and Solid Jackson scheme to meet pretty girls by holding a beauty contest; Solid Jacksons superstitions come to the fore on Friday the 13th; Moronica has a bad cold and can't smell anything, which leads to trouble with a skunk. A Good Judge of Beauty; Miss Callie Slocum!; Kilroy Kutups; Wrong Side of the Fence; Puppy Love; Moronica; Pig in a Poke. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Lash Larue Western (1949 Fawcett/Charlton) 12
    • 3" cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #2
    Lassie (1950) 2

    Painted cover art by Morris Gollub. The Trained Dog inside front and back covers. Lassie Keeps a Trust, script by Gaylord Du Bois; Nary and Ribold break the safe at the Lawrence plantation; They take Rocky and Ben with them to make it look like they were the thieves. Lassie painting. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Leading Comics (1941) 41
    Published Jan 1951 by DC.
    • Cover detached.
  • Issue #46
    Leading Screen Comics (1950) 46

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  • Issue #22
    Life Story (1949) 22
    Published Jan 1951 by Fawcett.

    Vol. 4 No. 4 Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Lil Abner (1947) 80
    Published Jan 1951 by Harvey.

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    Stories and art by Al Capp, Vic Herman and Benton Rice. Cover by Al Capp. Reprints of Al Capp's famed comic-strip masterpiece, featuring hillbilly hero Li'l Abner, his love Daisy Mae, and the citizens of Dogpatch, USA. Discovered frozen in the mud where her Viking ship sank in 1047, Viking gal Tenderleif Ericson falls for Li'l Abner at first glance, and sets out to make up for the last 900 years. Good-girl cover featuring Daisy Mae and her doppelganger Tenderleif by Al Capp. Sadie Hawkins Day; Case of the Duplicate Plates; Kid Science: Please Pass the Pigskin. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Little Audrey (1948 St. John) 14
    • Piece missing from back cover. 2" spine split from bottom. Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.
  • Issue #31
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 31

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    Cover art by Irving Tripp. Adventures In Africa; Lulu tells Alvin about when she accidentally took a trip to Africa. Untitled Little Lulu story, script and art by John Stanley; Tubby plans on lots of kissing games at his birthday party. Cry Baby, script and art by John Stanley; Lulu thinks there is a bear in her bedroom closet. Untitled Little Lulu story, script and art by John Stanley; Lulu ruins the boys' snowballs with salt. Ten Pennies, script and art by John Stanley; Lulu wins ten pennies at school but Miss Feeny doesn't want her to buy candy for her friends. The Big Fish, script and art by John Stanley; Tubby catches a huge fish while ice fishing. Two-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). Back cover has advertisement for Dell Comics Club. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9-1ST
    Little Man on Campus SC (1952 Stanford University Pres) 9-1ST

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    Volume 9 - 1st printing. Cartoons by Richard N. Bibler. Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #7
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  • Issue #31
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 31

    Cover art by Morris Gollub. The Hermit's Revenge, script by Fran Striker, art by Charles Flanders; A hermit plans revenge on the townspeople by blowing up his Death's Head gold mine. Starvation Ledge, script by Fran Striker, art by Charles Flanders; The Drago gang ambushes a band of soldiers and maroons them on Starvation Ledge. A Young Fugitive, script by Fran Striker, art by Charles Flanders; Mr. Hiram, the most important man in town, frames young Don Mead for a post office robbery. The Great Spirit Answers text story. Rescue Winnebago Women, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Reaching the great water to the east, Young Hawk and Little Buck rescue three Winnebago women from Hurons; Later Young Hawk kills a bear that interrupts the group's raspberry picking. Based on the popular Western TV series. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1117-1ST
    Lone Ranger Coloring Book SC (1951-1975 Whitman) 1117-1ST

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    Lone Ranger Coloring Book #1117-15 - 1st printing. Join the Lone Ranger, Tonto, and Silver on yet another fast paced western action/adventure and bring it to full color life! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. All Ages.