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Comic books August 1951

  • Vol. 44 #4
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 44 #4

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  • Vol. 4 #2
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  • Issue #13
    Abbott and Costello (1948 St. John) 13

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  • Issue #159
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 159
    Published Aug 1951 by DC.

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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Man Who Owned Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Showdown in Suez! starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Planeteer from the Past! starring Tommy Tomorrow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Trigger Trail of 'Wild' Eddie Meeks! starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. Sweet Land of Liberty public service announcement starring Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Otto Feuer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #167
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 167

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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Lana Lang, Super-Girl starring Superboy, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan; Lana gets super powers. Treasures of the Sea starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. The Super-Speed Swindles starring Johnny Quick, script by Jack Miller, art by Ralph Mayo. The Girl Archer starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, Captain Tootsie and his Vacation-Time Pals by Bill Schreiber. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 5

    Edited by Stan Lee. Cover by Carl Burgos, Joe Maneely, Don Rico, and Basil Wolverton. Stories by Russ Heath, Don Rico, Gene Colan, Paul Reinman. Weird tales of horror and suspense—prepare yourself for Adventures into Terror! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 22

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ken Bald. Stories by Charles Spain Verral, King Ward, Lin Streeter, Jerry Grandenetti, Carl Kiefer, and Charlie Sultan. 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 #20
    Adventures into the Unknown (1950 Arnold Book Co.) UK Edition 20

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    Written by Richard Hughes. Art by John Rosenberger. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Reprints Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) #107. 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #10
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 10

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    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard, Henry Boltinoff and unknown. Art by Owen Fitzgerald, Henry Boltinoff, Bob Oksner and unknown. Join the laugh legion with Bob Hope as he flirts with danger and damsels in the zaniest story this side of the Sahara! Don't miss this untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: Peg 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Janie 1-pager; A Bit of Disc and Data article; Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood back-up story, with art by Bob Oksner; and Betty 1-pager. Also: Tootsie Roll ad "Captain Tootsie and His Vacation-Time Pals," with art by Bill Schrieber. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Airboy Comics Vol. 08 (1951 Hillman) 7
    • 2" cumulative spine split. Staples deteriorated from water damage/rust.
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    • 1 3/4" spine chip. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Ernest Schroeder. Stories and art by Arthur Peddy, Mike Becker and Ernest Schroeder. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #90. No issue # on cover; Vol. 8, issue #7 in indicia. Airboy battles modern-day pirates who want the mysterious Golden Turtle and are willing to kill to get it. Strange vapors from a volcano transform a doctor into the Lava Man, who becomes a con man before facing The Heap. Peace-loving pilgrims en route to America must take up arms when a pirate ship attacks. Airboy; The Heap; The Great O'Dea; Pacific Touchdown; The Nester Fights Back; Captain Kidd, Jr.; Pilgrim Pirate. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Alice (1951) 10
    Published Aug 1951 by Ziff Davis.

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  • Issue #4
    Amazing Adventures (1950 Ziff Davis) 4

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    "Adonis 2 PX-89," "Mutineers of Ganymede" (art by Murphy Anderson), "Death's Double," and "Asteroid Treasure." Painted cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 25 #8
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 25 #8

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    Aug 1951. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Science fiction stories by Raymond F. Jones, Chester S. Geier, Robert Arnette, Milton Lesser, Walt Sheldon, and Charles Creighton. Illustrations by Frank Navarro, Ed Valigursky, H. Dorset, and Julian S. Krupa. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Aug 1951
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    August 1951. Magazine produced by the American Cartoonists Association showcasing talents cartoonists and artist. 34 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #51
    Archie (1943) 51
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    Cover by Bill Vigoda. Stories by unknown. Art by George Frese and unknown. Featuring Archie in: "Cops and Ribbers"; "Love's Labor Lost"; "The Name Game"; "Act Your Age"; "Do or Dive"; and the 1-pager "Road Shmo"! Plus: Archie's Pal Jughead in "Dressed to Kill"! Also: 2-page text story "It's a Sad Whirl!" Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 333 #2
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 333 #2

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  • Issue #5
    Astonishing (1951) 5
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497629003

    Cover pencils by Bill Everett, inks by Bill Everett. "Caves of Doom," art by Bill Everett; An alien scientist makes the Grand Canyon his base of operations. "The Serpent Strikes!", art by Bill Everett; A woman from an Indian snake worshiping cult follows a stolen snake to the United States and takes revenge on the zoo that has it. "The Walking Ghost" text story. "Death from the Sky," script by Hank Chapman; A Korean War pilot is attacked by cloudmen and transformed into one himself. "Menace From the Moon!", script by Hank Chapman, art by Cal Massey; The first human rocketship to the moon returns filled with extraterrestrial invaders. "The Deadly Decision!", art by Bill Everett; Uranian criminals try to extract atomic secrets from Dr. Grayson. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 47 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 47 #6

    August 1951. Cover by Van Dongen. Stories: "City of the Phoenix" by M. C. Pease, "The Soul-Empty Ones" by Walter M. Miller, Jr., "The Bodyguard" by Vernon W. Glasser, "Courtesy" by Clifford D. Simak, "Prometheus" by Julian Chain, "The Monkey Wrench" by Gordon R. Dickson, and "The Price" by Dave Dryfoos. Article: "Today it's Turbulence" by R. S. Richardson. Softcover, 5.5-in x 7.75-in, 162 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #2
    Barney Google and Snuffy Smith (1951 Toby) 2
  • Vol. 2B #9
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    Published by Atlas News Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Big Town (1951) 8

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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 Man Who Died Yesterday!" (Steve Wilson investigates a killer's double); "The Target of the Underworld!"; "The Network of Crime" (with Johnny Law); and "The Case of the Stolen Face!" Scripts by Dave Wood and Miriam Hecht, pencils by John Lehti and Irwin Hasen, inks by Frank Giacoia and Joe Giella. Cover by Alex Toth and Sy Barry. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1(1951)
    Bingo, the Monkey Doodle Boy (1951) 1(1951)

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    (1951). by Eric Peters Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 30

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    Black Cat on cover only Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 43

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    Cover art by Reed Crandall. Terror From the Catacombs starring the Blackhawks and The Queen of the Catacombs, art by Reed Crandall; unholy terror in an underground empire. Mr. President Blackhawk, art by Reed Crandall. Captain Ravage and Valshazar starring the Blackhawks and Captain Ravage, art by Bill Ward. Untitled Chop Chop story, art by Paul Gustavson; Chop Chop gets kidnapped and forced into being a cook on a ship when he is caught reading a cookbook. Duty Makes a Capture text story. Izmar's Invasion of Earth starring the Blackhawks and Izmar, art by Bill Ward. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Blazing West (1948) 18

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    Cover art by Ogden Whitney. Ad for The Kilroys comic. Untitled Hooded Horseman story; The Hooded Horseman is going to find out why a mining engineer is so anxious to get all dogs in town to enter a prize contest. Wheaties ad for free comics with Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, and Pluto. Untitled Bantam Buckaroo story, art by Leonard Starr; Lobo is trapped in a barrel with a burning fuse, but is saved by his horse. Untitled Injun Jones story, art by Ed Moritz. Untitled Buffalo story, art by Charles Sultan; Buffalo Belle tangles with rustlers and is tied to a stampeded steer. Charles Atlas ad on how he can make you a He-Man. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 33

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  • Issue #110
    Blue Bolt (1949) 110

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Alan Mandel, Bill O'Connor, Ben Flinton, Leonard Sansone, Ken Battefield and Basil Wolverton. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. Blue Bolt suspects that a series of natural disasters targeting the Allied powers is the work of his old foe, the subterranean Green Sorceress. The Phantom Sub must protect the governor of the Mahatmas Islands as he travels across the oceans to the Pentagon on WWII business, but Axis forces are close behind. A Spacehawk adventure by Basil Wolverton, as Spacehawk faces Dr. Gore and the menace known as the Blazing Death. Also featuring a "Night on Bald Mountain" Spacehawk cover by L. B. Cole, as the title prepares to switch to a horror comic with the following issue. Blue Bolt; Sub-Zero; Phantom Sub; Hidden Horror; Target; Spacehawk. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 93 #4
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Vol. 93 #4

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  • Issue #5
    Bob Steele Western (1950) 5
    • Centerfold detached.
  • Issue #2
    Border Patrol (1951) 2

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  • Issue #68
    Boy Comics (1942) 68

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Ben Brown, C.H. Moore, William Overgard and Charles Biro. An anthology title from publisher Lev Gleason and his primary creator, Charles Biro, featuring teen hero Crimebuster and his nemesis Iron Jaw. Iron Jaw stows away on a train, and finds himself facing Crimebuster in a humiliating sword duel. Dilly Duncan's rival Gruesome Jones dresses as a bear to prank Dilly, but a real bear joins the fun. A boy's cruel uncle seeks revenge after Crimebuster humiliates him in front of the guys. Also featuring a vintage ad for Lev Gleason Comics Picture Trading Cards. Crimebuster: Iron Jaw and the Iron Lung; The Cash-Baited Trap; Dilly Duncan: Gruesome and the Bear; Tid-Bits; Little Wise Guys: Scarecrow Hooks a Big One. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Boys' Ranch (1950) 6

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  • Issue #7
    Buffalo Bill (1950 Youthful) 7

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  • Issue #38
    Buzzy (1944) 38
    Tags: Archie
    Published Aug 1951 by DC.

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  • Issue #123
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 123

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  • Issue #100
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 100
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    • 3-1/4" interior tear in one page.
  • Issue #5
    Captain Science (1950) 5

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    Wally Wood/Joe Orlando cover plus two stories, "Captain Science and the Time Door of Throm," and "Captain Science and Science vs. Sorcery." Also in this issue: "The Flower of Death" and "Brant Craig, Shark Pirates of Pisces." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Captain Video (1951) 4

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  • Issue #4UK
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    Cover price is "9d" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1949 1st Series St. John) 5
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    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Next issue is (#6) is Harvey Comics Hits # 61 (10/1952). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Chamber of Chills (1951 Harvey) 22
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by John Giunta, Manny Stallman, Vic Donohue and Rudy Palais. Sometimes listed as Chamber of Chills (1951 Harvey) #2. Harvey Comics joins the parade of pre-Code horror comics pioneered by EC in the 1950s. A ferry captain provides corpses to a mad doctor in an island castle for his evil experiments. An unhinged artist creates a portal to a horrific world, bringing a hapless art student along with him. Profiles of infamous monsters: Frankenstein's Monster; Dracula; The Mummy; The Werewolf; Jack the Ripper. The Vault of Living Death; Portrait of Fear; Creatures of the Swamp; Men from Mars; Strange Customs; Caught!; House of Horror; Ferry of the Dead; The Snake Man; Chambers of Chills; Weird Worlds. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Cisco Kid (1951 Dell) 4

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    The Cisco Kid in "The Mystery of the Screaming Senorita" and "The Robbers of Black Boot." Painted cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 086 Under Two Flags (1951) 1
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Under Two Flags, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic Ouida story about Bert Cecil and his adventures after he flees his country and birthright and spends his life in the service of a foreign country. Issue also has a text biography of Ouida and text stories on "Pioneers of Science," "Famous Operas," and "Dog Heroes." (HRN 87, with 8/51 date). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 086 Under Two Flags (1951) 3

    Under Two Flags, 3rd Printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic Ouida story about Bert Cecil and his adventures after he flees his country and birthright and spends his life in the service of a foreign country. Issue also has a text biography of Ouida and text stories on "Pioneers of Science," "Famous Operas," and "Dog Heroes." (HRN 139). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Classics Illustrated 086 Under Two Flags (1951) 4

    Under Two Flags, 4th Printing, Painted Cover. Comic book adaptation of the classic Ouida story about Bert Cecil and his adventures after he flees his country and birthright and spends his life in the service of a foreign country. Issue also has a text biography of Ouida and text stories on "Pioneers of Science," "Famous Operas," and "Dog Heroes." (HRN 158). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Complete Love Magazine Vol. 26 (1951) 3

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    Painted cover. Contains original and reprinted material as noted. In order of appearance: "A Man to Beware Of" art by Bob Peterson, reprinted from Glamorous Romances (1949) #44 and reprinted in Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #62; "Romance Intruder"; "My Sister's Reputation"; and "The Deception He Planned". Illustrated text stories: "A Menace to her Romance" by Lola Taylor, "Too Bold For A Lady" by Hagel Forman, and "They Forgot Their Promises" by Rachel Mallory. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #9
    Complete Sports (1937-1955 Western Magazines) Pulp Vol. 7 #9
  • Vol. 18 #4
    Complete Western Book Magazine (1933-1957 Newsstand) Pulp Vol. 18 #4

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  • Issue #58
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 58
    • Interior is complete. Extensive accumulation of defects.

    Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Coo Coo in 'Viva Mexico'"; "Billy Bug"; "Butch and Buttercup in 'So This Is Fame'"; "Bill Bunny in 'Stop the Traffic'"; "Supermouse in 'The Enchanted Village'"; and "Custer Crocodile in 'Half Baked'" art by Ellis Chambers. Comic advertisement for Dubble Bubble bubble gum from Fleer. "Little Dogie: This Little Calf Didn't Want to Be Branded!" illustrated text story by Mickey Klar Marks. Indicia states COO COO, THE BIRD BRAIN". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Cowboy Western Comics (1948) 34

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    Keats E. Petree cover. In order of appearance: "Makers of the West, The Stagecoach" art by Mario DeMarco; "Wild Bill Hickok's Gunfight at Hayes City" art by Robert Forgione, reprinted in Cowboy Western Comics (1948) #58; "Pecos Bill, A Mess" by Clinton Harmon; "Annie Oakley, Queen of the Sharpshooters"; "Pancho Villa" art by Mario DeMarco; "Legends of Paul Bunyan", "Li'l Hootie", and "Legends of the Old West, The Double Justice" art by Clinton Harmon; "Jesse James, The Great Train Robbery"; and "Western Wonders, The Ghost Trail". "Western Misdirection" text story.36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.