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Comic books February 1951

  • 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

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

  • Vol. 7 #7
    Complete Sports (1937-1955 Western Magazines) Pulp Vol. 7 #7

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  • Vol. 18 #2
    Complete Western Book Magazine (1933-1957 Newsstand) Pulp Vol. 18 #2

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  • Issue #55
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 55

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  • Issue #35
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 35

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    Stories and art by Carl Wessler, C.H. Moore, Al Wenzel, Dick Rockwell, Fred Guardineer, and Charles Biro. A companion series to Crime Does Not Pay from the same publisher, slightly less violent and with more emphasis on police work. Hitchhiker Arthur must prove his innocence after he's accused of murdering his last ride. Four small-time hoods disagree on how to divide the fortune in stolen loot that gets dropped into their laps. A detective dares the reader to figure out who's behind the armed robbery at a company payroll, in a whodunit with multiple clues and an upside-down panel for the answer. Trapped!; The Black Bag; On the Level; Double Alibi; The Mouthpiece; Crime Fact-Oddities; This'll Kill Ya!; The Case of the Orange-Picker Patrol. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Crime Can't Win (1950) 43
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  • Issue #95
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 95
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    Painted cover by Bob Fujitani. Stories and art by Bob Fujitani, Fred Guardineer, Claude Moore, Carl Wessler, Alden McWilliams and Charles Biro. The title that launched the crime comics genre, Crime Does Not Pay was noted for its violent pre-Code content and lurid tales of underworld life. Tough private eye Chip Gardner gets in a tight spot while seeking a missing man in Buffalo, featuring an action-packed painted cover by Bob Fujitani and a story possibly written by Walter Gibson, creator of The Shadow. A killer breaks into prison to get rid of a witness. A story that dares the reader to figure out who really committed the murder an innocent man is being tried for. Also featuring a vintage ad for the "Lone Ranger Pen Set." Chip Gardner: Death in the Back Room (or The Case of the Buffalo Nickels); Murder for Sale; On the Level; A Corpse on the Beach; Having a Wonderful Crime; This'll Kill Ya; Who Dunnit?: Who Killed Homer Trent? 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Crime Exposed (1948) 2
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  • Issue #18
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 18

    "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

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Norman Maurer, and Claude Moore. This early superhero title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. The Little Wise Guys risk their lives all over town to save people and win the Boy Heroes competition. Ace pilot "Hot Rock" Flanagan targets the mysterious enemy ace known only as "R" who targets Red Cross relief caravans. The Little Wise Guys investigate strange doings at a ski resort and uncover a killer. Little Wise Guys: Heroes by the Dozen; A Strange but True Story of Animal Passion; Air Devils Starring "Hot Rock" Flanagan, Part 2; Deny It If You Can; Crimebuster: He Fiddled While Jerome Burned; Famous Eccentrics; Laff It Off!; Little Wise Guys: Jumped or Fell. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #168
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 168

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    Origin of the Joker. Cover by Lew Sayre Schwartz and George Roussos. Stories by Bill Finger and unknown. Art by Lew Sayre Schwartz, Win Mortimer, George Roussos, Bruno Premiani, Frank Bolle and Dan Barry. Batman is invited to be a guest instructor for a class on criminology at State University, and, since the students are making such good progress, he decides to use them to try and solve a case he never could concerning a criminal known as the Red Hood. Don't miss Batman and Robin in "The Man Behind the Red Hood!" by Bill Finger, Lew Sayre Schwartz, Win Mortimer and George Roussos. Plus: Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman in "Ten Little Indians!" with art by Bruno Premiani; Robotman in "The Return of the Iron Man!" with art by Frank Bolle; and Impossible -- But True! tale "The Electric Thinking Cap!" (featuring Roy Raymond) with art by Dan Barry. Also: Peg 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Quick Quiz activity page by H.T. Elmo; 2-page text piece "Your Thinking Cap" by William Morrison; and Jerry the Jitterbug half-pager by Boltinoff. And: Green Arrow, Tomahawk and the Shining Knight in the 1-page public service announcement "The World of Adventure in Books" by Jack Schiff and Win Mortimer. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 155 #3
    Detective Fiction (1951 Popular Publications) Vol. 155 #3

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  • Vol. 47 #2
    Detective Tales (1935-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 47 #2

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  • Issue #36
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 36

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    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). House ad for Dick Tracy. "The Case of the Runaway Blonde," script by Chester Gould, art by Joe Simon (splash panel and Chester Gould; Breathless manages to escape in a laundry truck; She is discovered by the driver, who tries to take half of the money in exchange for helping her escape. "Exhausted," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy finds Breathless in B. O. Plenty's home; Breathless poisons Tracy's coffee and makes a getaway. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie, Gridiron Hero" by Bill Schreiber. Untitled story, script and art by Chester Gould; While B. O. and Breathless are on the run, Pat sends for a doctor to treat Dick for the poison that was put in his coffee; Breathless escapes with most of the money and leaves B. O. sleeping on a bus. B. O. is captured by Dick and Pat but simply walks out of the police station when everyone is distracted by a phone call. Crimestoppers Handbook; Techniques for processing evidence. "Texas Rangers of the Air" text story; A brief history of the Texas Rangers and their methods of operation. "How Well Do You Know the Law?" activity page; questions about the following: paper hanger, J. Edgar Hoover, Ruth Snyder, frogskin and hot ice. One-page Sparkle Plenty story with B. O. Plenty. "The April Fool Murder" text story. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; Dick and Pat solve a murder at a night club. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 65 #2
    Dime Detective Magazine (1931-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 65 #2

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  • Vol. 60 #2
    Dime Western Magazine (1932-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 60 #2
    • 5" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #32
    Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) 32

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  • Issue #16
    Dotty Dripple (1946) 16

    Stories by Buford Tune and Paul McCarthy. Art by Bill Schreiber, Buford Tune, Art Helfant and Paul McCarthy. Cover by Buford Tune. Reprints from the Dotty Dripple daily and Sunday comic strip. Dotty and husband Horace face domestic squabbles similar to those of Blondie and Dagwood, right down to the drawing style; the long-running family strip also featured tween daughter Taffy and dog Pepper. Horace's similarities to Dagwood Bumstead include his love of baths and naps; Horace is good at getting rid of salesmen, but baby-sitter Connie is better; Holly of Hollywood takes no prisoners while playing bridge with her friends. Also featuring a Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Catches Hi Jackers," as well as instructions for making a scooter out of an orange crate. Dotty Dripple; Li'l Taffy; Li'l Taffy Puzzle Page; Holly of Hollywood; Rumpus; Nothing Like a College Man; How to Make a Scooter; The Pixie Search. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Durango Kid (1949 ME) 9

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    Stories by Gardner Fox and others. Art by Joe Certa, John Belfi and Frank Frazetta. Cover by Joe Certa. Sometimes listed as Charles Starrett as the Durango Kid #9. Western adventure based on the popular masked hero played in the movies by Charles Starrett. Durango Kid tries to prevent violence between Sioux and settlers; Steve Brand, the Durango Kid's alter ego, is accused of shooting the sheriff; Dan attempts to gain support for the American Revolution, in a "White Indian" story by legendary artist Frazetta. War on the Sioux Trail!; The Battle of the Dams!; Tory Treachery; His First War Party; Law of the Hangman's Noose; Charles Starrett, Star of Columbia's "Durango Kid" Western Movies. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #43
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  • Vol. 1 #44
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  • Vol. 1 #45
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  • Vol. 1 #46
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  • Vol. 17 #87
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 17 #87

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  • Vol. 35 #2
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 35 #2

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  • Vol. 1 #10
    Eye (1949-1956 Mutual Magazine) 1st Series Vol. 1 #10

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  • Vol. 7 #4
    Eyeful (1943-1955 Eyeful Magazine Inc.) Vol. 7 #4

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  • Issue #6
    Family Funnies (1950 Harvey) 6

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    Stories and art by Carl Anderson, Chic Young, Tom Sims, Bill Zaboly, H. H. Knerr, Edwina Dumm, Jimmy Murphy, Feg Murray, Paul Robinson, Colin Allen, Russ Westover, Clyde Lewis, George McManus, Lee Elias, John Belfi, Brandon Walsh, Darrell McClure, C. D. Russell, Doc Winner, Ad Carter, Wally Bishop, Fred Lasswell, Jimmy Hatlo, Art Helfant, , Paul McCarthy, and Otto Soglow. Harvey presents reprints of classic comic strips from King Features Syndicate; each issue features one page per strip. Meet Brandon Walsh, Creator of Little Annie Rooney; Joke Parade; Flash Gordons Interplanetary Log; Why Kings Wear Robes; Mandrakes Magic Page; Blondie; Popeye; The Katzenjammer Kids; Dinglehoofer und His Dog; Snookums; Buz Sawyer; Felix the Cat; Tippie; Just Kids; Toots and Casper; Tillie the Toiler; Etta Kett; Elmer; Bringing Up Father; Henry; Flash Gordon; Pete the Tramp; Little Annie Rooney; Little Iodine; Barney Google and Snuffy Smith; Fun at the Zoo; Rumpus; Seein' Stars; Colonel Potter and the Duchess; What a Family!; Muggs and Skeeter; The Little King; Holly of Hollywood. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 11 #5
    Famous Detective (1949-1956 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 11 #5

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  • Issue #192
    Famous Funnies (1934) 192
    • 1/2" cumulative spine split. Chew.
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    Contains comic strip reprints and a text story. In order of appearance: "Yipee" by Clark Haas; "Barney Carr, Space Detective"; "Ben Friday" by Lawrence Lariar and John Spranger; "Steve Roper and Wahoo" by Allen Saunders and Elmer Woggon; "Dickie Dare" by Mabel Burwick (as Odin); "Bobby Sox" by Martha B. Links; "Napoleon" by Clifford McBride; "Oaky Doaks" by Ralph Briggs Fuller; and "Scorchy Smith" by Rodlow Willard. "Payment On Time" text story by George Roussos (as George Bell). 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 13 #2
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Vol. 13 #2

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    Volume 13, Issue 2 - February 1951. Cover by Arnold Kohn. Science Fiction and Adventures stories. This issue features "The Sword of Ra" by Geoff St. Reynard. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 132 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Fantasy Advertiser Vol 4 (1950) 6

    Science fiction reviews, plus ads. This issue reviews books by A.E. Van Vogt and others. Also in this issue: a short column by Robert Silverberg, and part 1 of "Space-Travel in Fact and Fiction" (by Arthur C. Clarke), a paper read to the British Interplanetary Society in London on April 1, 1950. 5-1/2 in. x 8-3/8 in.; black and white; 36 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #9
    Fawcett Movie Comic (1950) 9

    "The Old Frontier." Marshall Barney Regan proves that an innocent doctor has been framed for murder. The bad guy is "Pills" Fowler, who, as his name suggests, takes lots of pills. Based on the 1950 Republic feature film. Pencils and inks by Bob Powell. Cover photo of Monte Hale. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #1
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  • Vol. 4 #1
    FBI Detective Stories (1949-1951 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 4 #1

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  • Issue #4
    FBI Detective Stories (1949-1951 Thorpe & Porter) UK Edition 4

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  • Vol. 4 #1
    Fifteen Love Stories (1949-1955 Fictioneers) Pulp Vol. 4 #1

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  • Issue #3
    Flash Gordon (1950 Harvey) 3

    Stories and art by Alex Raymond and Bill Schreiber. Harvey reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary space-opera hero Flash Gordon and his struggle against interstellar tyrant Ming the Merciless. This issue reprints Sunday strips from May 4 - Sept. 21, 1941. Flash, Dale and Dr. Zarkov finally return to Earth after their long battle with Ming, only to find the world embroiled in a war of its own, and the space travelers detained as possible spies. Plus a vintage Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie, Gridiron Hero" by Bill Schreiber. Bondage cover by an unknown artist. Battle To the Death; The Floating Monsters. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #1
    Flirt (1947-1955 Flirt Magazine) Vol. 4 #1

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  • Issue #313
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 313

    Cover by Paul Murry. Stories by unknown. Art by Paul Murry, Al Hubbard, Gil Turner and various. Featuring the tales "The Mystery of the Double-Cross Ranch" and "Ringside Ruckus," plus additional stories on the inside front and inside back covers, as well as the back cover. Starring Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pancho, Goofy, Canvas-back Charlie, Pluto, Morty and Ferdie! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #314
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 314

    Indicia title is "Zane Grey's AMBUSH (WESTERN UNION), No. 314." Painted cover art. Descriptions of Colt .44, Derringer pistol, and Winchester lever action rifle. Zane Grey's Ambush; Three cowboys and a tenderfoot become a team working with the crews of Western Union that are stringing the first transcontinental telegraph line; Adapted from the 1939 novel "Western Union" by Zane Grey. Lyrics to the western song "The Buffalo Skinners." 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #315
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 315
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    Stories and Art by unknown. Featuring three untitled tales, plus additional stories on the inside front and inside back covers, as well as the back cover. Starring Oswald the Rabbit, Floyd, Lloyd and Toby! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #316
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 316
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Rex Allen #1. Indicia title is "REX ALLEN, No. 316." Rex Allen photo cover. Posed photo of Rex playing a guitar inside cover photo. The Legacy, art by Jesse Marsh; When Rex goes to Oklahoma to investigate a claim on his uncle's estate, he is framed in the killing of a sheriff. Ghost Town Gun Runners, art by Jesse Marsh; Masked riders are attacking supply wagons to Mule Gulch to force the residents to leave. Rex riding his horse Koko inside back cover photo. Rex prepares to mount Koko, with adobe building in background back cover photo. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #317
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 317
    • Staple rust with migration. Cover loose.

    Cover by Ralph Heimdahl. Stories by Don R. Christensen and various. Art by Fred Abranz, John Carey and Tony Strobl. Featuring the tales "Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow," "Senor Bullfighter," "Duel at Dawn" and "[Backseat driver]," plus additional stories on the inside front and inside back covers, as well as the back cover. Starring Bugs Bunny! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Funny Films (1949) 9

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Dan Gordon and Bob Wickersham. Funny-animal comics from independent publisher ACG, featuring the Itchy & Scratchy-like Puss an Boots, misguided inventor Blunderbunny, owl detective Whoo-Dunnit, and Western dog marshal Alkali Ike. Sometimes the characters break through the fourth wall and into the laps of the kids who are watching their cartoons. Blunderbunnys automatic car wash washes their drivers instead; A cat refuses to harm a catfish because he thinks they're practically related; Alkali Ike is lost in the desert. Puss an' Boots; Jerkie; Blunderbunny; No Go!; Blunderbunny's Thinking Cap; Whoo-Doodit; Alkali Ike and His Horse Oatsie; A Fish Story; Whoo-Doodit Plays It Smart; Friends Forever. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Funny Stuff (1944) 58
    Published Feb 1951 by DC.
    • Tears on back cover. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Untitled The Dodo and the Frog story, art by Otto Feuer. Untitled story, art by Rube Grossman; The mice try to get Blabber to shut up by using advertising. Untitled Blackie Bear story, art by Rube Grossman; The cubs put up wanted posters with Blackie's picture on them. The Adventures of Bob Hope ad. Untitled story, script and art by Sheldon Mayer; Buttons has a machine that shovels his sidewalk and Doodles Duck wants it. Little Arthur's Scrambled Squares activity page by Martin Naydel. Fun an' Fact page by Martin Naydel. How to Bring Christmas Cheer public service announcement starring Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "Hansel and Gretel" starring The Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer; Parody of the fairy tale. Real Screen Comics ad. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.