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Comic books February 1951

  • Issue #12
    Abbott and Costello (1948 St. John) 12

    Movie Issue Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #153
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 153
    Published Feb 1951 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1462520008
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    • REMAINDERED COPY. In the past, comics that went unsold at the newsstand had 1/4 to 1/3 of the cover removed. The removed part of the cover was then returned to the publisher for credit.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The 100 Deaths of Clark Kent starring Superman, art by Al Plastino. Castaway World starring Tommy Tomorrow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Diamond Doom starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Three Dead Letters starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. The World of Adventure in Books public service announcement starring Green Arrow, Tomahawk, and Shining Knight, script by Jack Schiff, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Win Mortimer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #161
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 161

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Girl Who Was Scoop-Crazy starring Superboy, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by John Sikela; 1st appearance of Lana Lang in Adventure Comics. The Flying Horse Swindle starring Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Frank Frazetta; Swindlers selling winged horses causes the Shining Knight to intervene. Caliph Tubby and Genie Quick starring Johnny Quick, script by Don Cameron, art by Ralph Mayo. Green Arrow -- Hero or Villain?, art by George Papp. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 8
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    • 3" cumulative spine split (chew), cover detached at one staple.

    Enter…the Lizard, pencils by Harry Lazarus; A man discovers a type of werelizard that reproduces its kind by injecting humans with a poison in its bite that transforms their bodies. The Nesterfield Horror text story. The Parasite, script by Hank Chapman, pencils by Bill Walton. You Can Only Die Once, pencils by Manny Stallman; A man tries to kill himself over and over again but only succeeds in producing pain and mutilation, not the longed for oblivion. The Miracle, pencils by Bill LaCava; A criminal in a bar at night sees a stranger doing wondrous things and so he pulls a gun and demands to know how they are done. The Ones Who Laugh, pencils by Joe Sinnott. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 44

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    Second issue of the series (despite numbering). "The Stranger" (script by Hank Chapman), "The Creeping Vine," "No Escape" (script by Chapman, art by Russ Heath), and "The Storm." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 16
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    "Vigil Among the Vampires," "Adventure into the Future," "Demon in the Dark," "Ghost Tiger," and "Spirit of Frankenstein." Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Ken Bald, Lin Streeter, Emil Gershwin, Paul Gattuso, Charlie Sultan, and Richard Case. 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 #7
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 7
    • Cover detached, centerfold detached at one staple.

    52 pages. Three untitled Bob Hope stories. Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood back-up story. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie at the Snow Carnival" by Bill Schreiber. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Airboy Comics Vol. 08 (1951 Hillman) 1

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    Airboy, "Uncle Sam's Camels," "Wizard of the Monkey Seat" (art by Bob Powell), Swifty Chase, and the Heap. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 57

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    Final Golden Age issue (becomes All Star Western with # 58). Scarce. Last appearance of Golden Age Green Lantern, Flash, and Dr. Mid-nite in the JSA story "The Mystery of the Vanishing Detectives!" Script by John Broome, pencils by Frank Giacoia (chapters 1 and 3) and Arthur Peddy (chapters 2 and 4), inks by Giacoia (chapters 1 and 3) and Bernard Sachs (chapters 2 and 4). Back-up story, "The Lady of Mars" (art by Joe Kubert; 6 pages). Two-page story, "The Last Dictator." Peddy/Sachs cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 25, Issue 2
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 25, Issue 2

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    Feb 1951. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. "The Boy Who Cried Wolf 359" - tied with Thrilling Wonder (Feb '51) as the 1st published sf-story by Kendall Foster Crossen (published previously in hero and detective pulps). Other science fiction stories by Robert Moore Williams, Gerald Vance, Charles Creighton, Burt B. Liston, Milton Lesser, and H.B. Hickey. Illustrations by Robert Gibson Jones, Leo Ramon Summers, Robert Keys, Henry Sharp, Julian S. Krupa, and Edmond Swiatek. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #48
    Archie (1943) 48

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    Cover by Bob Montana. Stories by unknown. Art by Sam Schwartz?, Dan DeCarlo?, Bill Vigoda? and unknown. Featuring Archie in: "You're Breaking My Art"; "Winter Blunderland"; "Ice Follies"; and "The Christmas Spirit" (Santa Claus appearance)! Plus: Jughead beats Reggie in a boxing match -- after he gets a triple dose of novocain -- in "The Big Shot"! Also: Archie in the 1-page ice safety public service announcement "Not On Ice"! And: 2-page text piece "Hollywood Tattle Tales"! Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Volume 46, Issue 6
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Volume 46, Issue 6

    February 1951. Volume 46, Issue 6. Cover by Miller. Science fiction stories by Raymond F. Jones, Frank Quattrocchi, F. L. Wallace, Murray Leinster, Kris Neville, Gordon R. Dickson ("The Friendly Man"), and J. D. Lucy. Article "As Quick as a Thought'" by Edmund C. Berkeley. Illustrations by Cartier, Miller, and Orban. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 162 pages, Text (with B&W Illustrations). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #11
    Authentic Police Cases (1948) 11

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  • Issue #11
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 11

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    Final issue of the series. Bob Powell art. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Catches Hi-jackers" by Bill Schreiber. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
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    Vintage British humor magazine aimed primarily at men. 4 1/2-in. x 7-in., 36 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #2
    Big Town (1951) 2

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    Based on the TV and radio show of the same name, Big Town lasted 50 issues. This installment includes the following: "The Flying City Room!" (Steve, Lorelei, and veteran Harry the Hack solve mysteries while in flight); "The Gangster Boss of Small Town!"; "The Dubious Alibi!" (with Johnny Law); The Human Bomb!" and "Traffic Troubles." Scripts by France E. Herron, pencils by Dan Barry and J. Winslow Mortimer, inks by Sy Barry. Cover by Dan Barry. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Bill Boyd Western (1950) 11

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    Bill Boyd stars in "Undercover Agent." Windy Whopper back-up story, "The Job Round Up." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 3

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    Four page Al Williamson/Frank FrazettFrezettaa story, "The Claws of Death." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Billy West (1949) 9
  • Issue #27
    Black Cat Comics (1946 Harvey) 27

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  • Issue #23
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 23

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    Edited by Charles Biro and Bob Wood. Cover by Charles Biro. Stories by William Overgard and Basil Wolverton. Rough and tumble action tales of cowboys and the Old West. Black Diamond and Bumper make their debut on stage in a Chicago theater, but the crowd runs screaming when live ammo is used. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 37
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    Aurora, Queen of the Arctic starring Blackhawk and Aurora. The Rajah of starring the Blackhawks, Princess Sari, and Radasi, pencils by Reed Crandall. Hanfrey: World Menace starring the Blackhawks and Hanfrey, pencils by Gene Colan. Untitled Chop Chop story, inks by Paul Gustavson; Chop Chop goes to a psychic who tells him danger will befall him from above; A pair of crooks try to get a package he's delivering by dropping things on his head. Atomic Blast text story. The Casbah starring the Blackhawks, Hassa, Kral, and Carla. Full page ad for Blackhawk radio program, art by Bill Ward. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Blazing West (1948) 15

    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. Bud Fraser goes after a lynch mob as the Hooded Horseman, then sets out to strike terror into the corrupt locals behind it; A substantial new gold claim draws thieves and outlaws like flies, and creates trouble for Buffalo Belle; Boy gunslinger the Bantam Buckaroo teams up with the 300-pound Jumbo Joe to foil bank robbers. The Hooded Horseman Closes In!; Buffalo Belle; Injun Jones; Foolproof Plot; Bantam Buckaroo; Unsung Western Heroes; Blue Murder; Striking It Rich; Fast Draw. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 27

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  • Issue #108
    Blue Bolt (1949) 108

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    Spacehawk in "The Battling Bullet Ships" (art by Basil Wolverton; reprint from Target). The Phantom Sub, Sub-Zero, and Blue Bolt reprint (Joe Simon/Jack Kirby). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Bob Steele Western (1950) 2

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  • Issue #5
    Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders (1950 ME/AC) 5

    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. Handlebar and his gang plot an old-school stagecoach robbery on a modern bus; Bobby tracks The Phantoms, a gang of thieves that leaves no tracks; Windy tells a tall tale about giant ants. Detour to Danger; Bobby Wins His Spurs; Plundering Phantoms; Pow Wow; Windy Wales; Job for a Ranger. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Boy Comics (1942) 62
    • Water damage. Rusty staples with rust migration. Centerfold detached at one staple.

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

  • Issue #3
    Boys' Ranch (1950) 3

    52 pages. Two Joe Simon & Jack Kirby stories, plus one by Mort Meskin. Stories include "Mother Delilah," "The Legend of Alby Fleezer," and "I'll Fight You for Lucy." Simon/Kirby cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Buffalo Bill (1950 Youthful) 4
  • Issue #35
    Buzzy (1944) 35
    Tags: Archie
    Published Feb 1951 by DC.
  • Issue #41
    Buzzy (1944) 41
    Tags: Archie
    Published Feb 1951 by DC.

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  • Issue #20
    Candy (1947 Quality) 20

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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Candy stars in four untitled stories. Plus: Jitters in an untitled story co-starring Bugs, Miss Duzelberry, Jeri Green, Betty and Rita. Also: Will Bragg in an untitled story co-starring Effy Gissel, Mrs. Mahoulahan, Fire Chief Swenson and Sir Cedric Scruggs. And: 2-page text story "Deflated Dreams" starring Jennifer Jamison, Tommy Curtis and Bob Brant. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #117
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 117

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    Captain Marvel stars in "Captain Marvel Fights the Quicksand Quandary," "Mr. Tawny Seeks Happiness," and "Captain Marvel Battles the Inflammable Water." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Captain Science (1950) 2

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  • Issue #1
    Captain Video (1951) 1

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    Captain Video in "The Secret of Sun City" and "The Creatures of Doom" (art on both by George Evans). Rod Cameron western back-up story, "Bushwacker Bait." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 080 White Fang (1951) 1

    White Fang, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover (the first 3 printings of this title are the last with line drawing covers). (HRN 79, 2/51). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 080 White Fang (1951) 3

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    White Fang, 3rd Printing, Line Drawing Cover (the first 3 printings of this title are the last with line drawing covers). (HRN 125). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
    Classics Illustrated 080 White Fang (1951) 6

    White Fang, 6th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 153). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #7
    Classics Illustrated 080 White Fang (1951) 7
    • T&P UK price stamp.

    White Fang, 7th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 167). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #55
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 55

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  • Issue #35
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 35
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  • Issue #43
    Crime Can't Win (1950) 43
  • Issue #95
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 95
  • Issue #18
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 18
    • Full length spine split, both covers completely detached. Water damage. Art and story complete.

    "Tiger Shark of the Fish Empire," "Knox County: Bork's Pet Peeve," "Only Suckers Take Chances," and "Headline-Hunting Hoodlum." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 3

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    Cover art by Johnny Craig. "Poison!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Mr. Boles was pretty smug, as he and his housekeeper attended the funeral of Margaret Boles...smug thinking that no one knew he had killed his wife; But everything that his housekeeper says and does seems to indicate to him that she somehow knows what he did. "The Giggling Killer," script and art by Harvey Kurtzman; With the newspapers reporting the deaths of people at the hands of "The Giggling Killer," poor Lester, nagged to death by his wife, plans to see if he in some way can establish an alibi and then kill his wife in the style of the killer. "Getaway" text story by Albert B. Feldstein. "Faced With Horror!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Wally Wood; Sam and Willie hold up a bank and shoot a teller in the process; Unfortunately for them, an employee photographed them while making their escape, and Brogen was identified; He decides to have plastic surgery to make him look like a different person. "Blood Red Wine!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script adaptation), art by Graham Ingels; Old Ballo, whose wine business had been ruined by a review made by a wine connoisseur, decides to invite the man to his home and do away with him; Adapted from the short story "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allen Poe. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 3

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  • Issue #4
    Danger Trail (1950 National) 4

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    "The Reign of the Scarlet Umbrella!" In Madagascar, King Faraday confronts a mad schemer who has convinced the natives that he is a god. Also includes: "Vengeance of the Matterhorn"; "The Vanishing Island!" and "The End of the Arctic!" Pencils, inks, and cover by Carmine Infantino. 52 pages Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 71
  • Issue #168
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 168

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    Cover art by Lew Sayre Schwartz and George Roussos. The Man Behind the Red Hood starring Batman and Robin, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Lew Sayre Schwartz and Win Mortimer, inks by George Roussos. The Electric Thinking Cap!, art by Dan Barry. The Return of the Iron Man! starring Robotman, art by Frank Bolle. The World of Adventure in Books public service announcement starring Green Arrow, Tomahawk, and Shining Knight, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Your Thinking Cap text article by William Morrison. Ten Little Indians starring Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman, art by Bruno Premiani. 48 pgs. $0.10. Origin of Joker in "The Man behind the Red Hood." Cover price $0.10.