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Comic books August 1951

  • Issue #12
    Fawcett Movie Comic (1950) 12
    • Water damage.
    • 2" spine split from top.

    "Rustlers on Horseback." Allan "Rocky" Lane takes on the role of a marshal who must take on "the biggest gang of raiders the West has ever seen." Lane is mistaken for a hired killer. Based on the 1950 Republic feature film. Cover photo of Allen "Rocky" Lane. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Felix the Cat (1948 Dell/Toby/Harvey) 22

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  • Vol. 7 #2
    Fifteen Sports Stories (1948-1952 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 7 #2

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  • Issue #15
    Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John) 15
    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Cover loose at staples. Staple rust. Staining on interior pages.
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    • 2.5" cumulative spine split, cover coming loose at staples.

    Matt Baker cover. "Tripoli" Shores and Leatherneck Jack star in separate untitled adventures; "Han River Death Trap;" and "Fly...or Die!" The "Leatherneck Jack" was drawn by Baker. Two page text story, "Troop Ambush That Failed." Despite the #15 on the cover, this is the 1st issue of the St. John/Charlton Fightin Marines series. The numbering picks up from The Texan (despite the fact that there is also a Texan #15), becomes Fightin' Texan with issue #16 and #17, then becomes Fightin' Marines again, begining with issue #2. Whew! To top it all, this issue is slightly oversize, measuring 7.5" by 11". Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #10
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  • Issue #8
    First Romance Magazine (1949) 8

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    Stories and art by Tom Hickey, Lee Elias and John Sink. Tales of love and heartbreak in 1950s America from publisher Harvey. Marcia and Eric are secretly married, but then Eric is suspected of robbing the store where he works. Local gal Lois makes a real connection with a soldier from the nearby Army base - too bad she lied about her age. In an offbeat, colorful tale, Carol is wooed by a mysterious masked gent during Mardi Gras. Bad Risk; Love Letters; Zero Hour for Love; Too Young to Know!; Mardi Gras Madness. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Vol. 1 #1
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  • Issue #1
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 1

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Paul Reinman, Emil Gershwin, Edvard Moritz and Henry Kiefer. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A man unwittingly unleashes a demon, who grants him three wishes in return for his freedom. Artwork by legendary EC artist Al Williamson on this story may have been ghosted by the even more legendary Frank Frazetta. During World War I, a ghostly medieval cavalry appears to defend a Belgian town. A governor listens to a condemned mans strange story of life, death and resurrection involving a Monster Doll. Demon of Destruction; Monsieur Werewolf; Love of a Vampire; The Way of the Werewolf; Vampires Victim; The Ghostly Army of Bethune; The Monster Doll. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #343
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 343
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Dan Gormley. Stories by Don R. Christensen and various. Art by Paul Murry and various. Featuring the tales "The Ruby Eye of Homar-guy-am" and "The Dog Show," plus three untitled 1-page stories. Starring Mickey Mouse, Goofy, Black Pete, Minnie Mouse, Morty and Ferdie! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #344
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 344
    • Cover detached.

    Indicia title is "SERGEANT PRESTON from CHALLENGE OF THE YUKON, No. 344." Painted cover art by Morris Gollub. Directions for building a dog sled. Death Waits on the River, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Alberto Giolitti; Sergeant Preston and Inspector Wade are taking an old sternwheel riverboat from Forty Mile to Dawson. The Telltale Knife, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Alberto Giolitti; Ellis Hyatt frames his brother Dave for the murder of Milo Perth in order to take over his brother's gold claim and also take his brother's girlfriend. Fugitives from Bald Rock, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Alberto Giolitti; Martin and Larson are getting residents of Bald Rock to invest in their plan to build a refinery to extract gold from an almost played-out mountain. Directions for carving and decorating a canoe paddle. Alaskan Moose back cover photo from the American Museum of Natural History, N.Y. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #345
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 345
    • Water damage. Staple rust and migration.
    • Centerfold detached at bottom staple.

    Indicia title is "Walter Lantz ANDY PANDA in SCOTLAND YARD, No. 345." Cover art by Dan Gormley. Andy Panda in Scotland Yard, pencils by Dick Hall; Andy and Charlie go to London to help Andy's uncle, Roamer Panda, and solve the mystery of "Jack the Bopper," who clubs people and robs them. The Camera-Shy Bank Robber, pencils by Dick Hall; Andy inadvertently snaps a picture of a bank robber as he steps out of the bank with his loot. The Bat-Monster of Cave Mountains, pencils by Dick Hall; Andy and Charlie explore a large cavern that is supposed to be the home of the "Bat-Monster," a bat as large as a house. Andy Panda, Insurance Salesman back cover strip, art by Dan Gormley. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #346
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 346
    • Water damage.

    Indicia title is "Zane Grey's HIDEOUT (WANDERER OF THE WASTELAND), No. 346." Painted cover art. Facts about Saguaro cactus. Hide-Out, script by Zane Grey (original story) and Gaylord Du Bois (adaptation), art by Ray Thayer; Adam Larey, thinking he has killed his brother, flees to the desert, where he spends the next 12 years helping people as the wanderer Wansfell. Adapted from the 1923 novel "Wanderers of the Wasteland" by Zane Grey. The Cowboy's Lament, art by Ernest Nordli; back-cover song about a dying cowboy. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #347
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 347

    Indicia title is "BUGS BUNNY, THE FRIGID HARE, No. 347. Cover art by Ralph Heimdahl. The Frigid Hare, script by Don R. Christensen, art by Tony Strobl; As part of an experiment to see how rabbits adapt to the cold, Bugs is dropped off at the North Pole for one night; He meets up with Snooky Snowshoe Rabbit, a native rabbit, and the pair have a series of adventures trying to find a way to get Bugs warmed up. Back-cover golf strip, art by Phil de Lara. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Frolic (1951 Frolic Magazine Inc.) Vol. 1 #1

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  • Issue #195108
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  • Issue #50
    Fun Parade (1942) 50

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  • Issue #12
    Funny Films (1949) 12

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  • Issue #61
    Funny Stuff (1944) 61
    Published Aug 1951 by DC.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. "Samson and Delilah" starring The Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer; An unusual re-telling of the Biblical story of Samson and Delilah. Untitled story, art by Rube Grossman; Blackie wants to be an artist and is tricked into buying a set of invisible paints. Untitled J. Rufus Lion, art by Howie Post; A dispute about acorns from Mortimer's tree falling into Rufus's yard ends up in a huge swindle. Untitled story, script and art by Sheldon Mayer; Dizzy Dog wants to be the smart one, like the Crow and the Frog he reads about in comic books, but to do that he needs a dumb counterpart, so he places an ad. "Dodo of Distinction" text story starring The Dodo and the Frog. Untitled The Dodo and the Frog story, art by Otto Feuer; Fenimore is tricked into buying a talking dog that doesn't talk, or so he thinks. Look for the Real Reason! public service announcement featuring Leave It to Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer; Peggy wonders why Binky is so quiet on their date. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Gabby Hayes Western (1948 Fawcett) 33
    • Water damage.

    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 10 #8
    Gags Magazine (1941 Triangle Publications) Vol. 10 #8

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    Vol. 10 #8 - Aug. 1951.Humor Magazine featuring jokes and cartoons. 7 1/4-in. x 10 1/4-in., 64 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 2 #5
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1950-1980 World/Galaxy/Universal) Vol. 2 #5

    August 1951. Cover by Emsh. Stories: "Beyond Bedlam" by Wyman Guin, "The Pilot and the Bushman" by Sylvia Jacobs, "The Fire and the Sword" by Frank M. Robinson, "Operation Distress" by Lester del Rey, "Pictures Don't Lie" by Katherine MacLean, and "A Little Journey" by Ray Bradbury. Softcover Pulp Digest, 5-in. x 7-in.; 160 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #54
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 54
    • Staple rust.

    Gene Autry stars in "The Hermit of the Sand Dunes" and "The One-Eared Burro." Back-up story, "The Gold-Stuffed Cannon." Two-page text story, "The Slightest Slip." 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 15 #12
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    "The Conjuror's Magazine." Vol. 15 # 12. Magic articles, demonstrations, and news. Approx. 8-in. x 11-in.; black and white with spot color; 36 pages on white paper stock. Jay Leeand Jacii photo cover.

  • Issue #32
    Georgie Comics (1945) 32
    Published Aug 1951 by Timely.

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  • Issue #13
    GI Joe (1950 Ziff Davis) 13

    GI Joe stars in "Attack at Dawn," "Korean Mata Hari," "Ambushed," "Admiral G.I. Joe," and "The Man Who Boasted." The Yardbirds in "Police Detail." Norman Saunders painted cover. There is no real # 1-5. This is the fourth issue (#13) in the Ziff Davis series, the numbering restarts at # 6 in 12/1951 and continues thru # 51. See also 1951-1957 series. 10-14 (# 1-# 5, 1950 to 10/1951) 6-51 (vol. 2, 12/1951 to 6/1957) Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #1
    Giant Western (1947-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 8 #1

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  • Vol. 4 #2
    Glance (1948-1952 Cape Magazine) 1st Series Vol. 4 #2

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  • Issue #510817
    Greater Amusements 510817
    Published Aug 1951

    Auguat 17, 1951. "America's First Motion Picture Trade Journal." Variety-like magazine covering the movie news of the week. 9.25 in. x 12.25 in.; black and white; 12 pages.

  • Issue #510824
    Greater Amusements 510824
    Published Aug 1951

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    August 24, 1951. "America's First Motion Picture Trade Journal." Variety-like magazine covering the movie news of the week. Double-page ad for "Fugitive Lady." Full-page ads for "LIttle Egypt" (starring Mark Stevens and Rhonda Fleming) and Walt Disney's "Alice in Wonderland." 9.25 in. x 12.25 in.; black and white with spot color; 16 pages.

  • Issue #16
    Gunhawk (1950 Marvel/Atlas) 16
    • INCOMPLETE. Page missing, affects art and story.

    Cover by Joe Maneely. Stories by unknown. Art by Mike Sekowsky, Gene Colan and unknown. Ride with Red Larabee...the Gunhawk! The cowboy with the smoking guns stars in three tales: "Riot at the Rodeo!" with pencils by Mike Sekowsky; "Terror Trail!"; and "The Guns That Build a Schoolhouse!" Plus: Back-up story "Billy's One Shot!" with art by Gene Colan; 2-page text story "Gun in Hand"; and Scrapbook of the West 1-pager "Wild Bill Hickok," reprinted from Two-Gun Kid (1948) #10. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #79
    Ha Ha Comics (1943) 79
    Published Aug 1951 by ACG.

    Art by Tony Loeb and others. Funny-animal mayhem from Creston, an imprint of independent publisher ACG, with art by cartooning legend Dan Gordon. Anthony the dog finds a treasure map, but Cleopatra the cat wants a share of the treasure; Windy McGonigle goes to the dentist; Hopalong Hoppity disguises himself as a turtle to avoid a rabbit hunter. Robespierre; The What-Is-It Bird; Rip Rooster; Izzy and Dizzy; Never say Lie!; Windy McGonigle; The Jet Job; Treacle; Anthony and Cleopatra; Maxwell; Hopalong Hoppity; Leapin' Looey. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Happy Rabbit (1951) 44
  • Issue #48
    Headline Comics (1943) 48

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Police track a professional arson ring; A hood dons disguises to rob other criminals; The racketeering squad sets out to break an extortion ring. This Match for Hire!; Leech of the Underworld!; Racket Squad; Play Dead; Loophole! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #10
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  • Issue #20
    Henry (1948-1961 Dell) 20

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    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Henry Aldrich (1950-1954 Dell) 7

    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Hi-School Romance (1949) 10

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    Cover art by Al Avison. 3 on an Island, art by Lee Elias; Enid, the school's champion swimmer, has always liked Brad, but he is going steady with Sally; During a school outing on a boat, a freak accident leaves the three stranded on an island. My Sister's Husband, art by Al Avison; Ruth lived with her sister Ginny and her husband Spence, but all was not going well for the married couple. Unfaithful, art by John Sink; Gladys never thought that when she took the job as Dr. Henry Norman's assistant that she would end up engaged to him; Her euphoria was broken one day when she came in to help Henry with an experiment. Not Good Enough - For Me!, art by Tom Hickey; In Europe, Stella's family had been royalty and her mother resents that she has lost all of that by coming to America. House ad for subscriptions to Harvey line of romance comics. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #2
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  • Issue #37
    Hollywood Funny Folks (1950) 37

    Cover art by Rube Grossman. Happy Time Bomb Factory, art by Rube Grossman; The guys at the bomb factory misplace two bombs and Nutsy finds them at the dump and thinks they're baseballs. Can't Talk, art by Rube Grossman; Doc Owl fixes it so that Blabber can't talk and therefor can't spill any secrets to Tom Cat. Owl in the Machine, art by Rube Grossman; Ozzie accidentally gets stuck inside his new invention. I'm Famous!, script and art by Sheldon Mayer; Dizzy answers some questions for the paper and then finds out he's hired a servant, who won't serve. Guaranteed Fresh starring Bernard the Brave, art by Otto Feuer. The Last Word starring Nutsy Squirrel, art by Rube Grossman. Sweet Land of Liberty public service announcement with Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Otto Feuer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 58

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  • Issue #69
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    UK Edition. black and white; 24 pages.

  • Issue #9
    Howdy Doody (1950-1956 Dell) 9
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Untitled story; Howdy and a fox team up to deter some hunters from going through his farm. "Mr. Bluster's Side Show"; Howdy, Dilly and Flub-a-dub look for exotic animals for Mr. Bluster's Side Show. Untitled Howdy Doody text story. "Out West"; Dilly becomes sheriff of Cactus Crossing. Untitled on-page story; Flub-a-dub gets his first bath. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #4
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  • Issue #18
    Humphrey Comics (1948 Harvey) 18

    Stories and art by Al Avison, Art Helfant and Warren Kremer. The comedic adventures of Humphrey, the buddy of Ham Fishers Joe Palooka, a sweetly dumb country bumpkin with super-strength, nigh-invulnerability and an incredible appetite. Humphrey and friends are trapped by a cave-in during a nature hike. Humphrey gets a motorcycle, but he's not sure he likes it. Humphrey gets caught up in the race between a rabbit and a talking turtle. The Belligerent Mutter Bike; Little Max and the Indians; Bumped Off; Talking Turtle; Let's Play Handies; Cave Man; Little Max: The Unluckily Cat; Hector the Director; Rumpus; The Night Riders; Ski-Daddle; Humphrey's Famous Americans Quiz. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Indians (1950 Fiction House) 8

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    Stories and art by Maurice Whitman, Ann Adams, and Ralph Mayo. Western adventure stories told from the perspective of the first Americans. Manzar and Red Cloud try to negotiate a peace among the Dakota and other tribes; Starlight and Grey Squirrel stumble on a rogue Mohawk war party; An illustrated text article on The Iroquois. Vivid cover by an unknown artist. Manzar the White Indian; Starlight; Swiftfoot and the Thunder Bird; Orphan of the Storm; The First Americans; Pow Wow; Wampum; Long Bow. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #20
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  • Issue #1
    Intimate Confessions (1951 Realistic) 1

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    Painted cover art. "Pick-Up Girl!", art by Louis Zansky; Small-town girl Mary moves in to a New York apartment with Debbie and Vickie, and gets caught up in their wild, partying lifestyle; Mary is attracted to Brian, whom she meets accidentally, but instead dates flashy Fred, only to learn hes married and merely wants her as his mistress; Debbie dates drug dealer Lucky, who abuses and eventually murders her. "The Girl Who Went Bad!", art by John Rosenberger; Cynthia uses her beauty to steal John from his girlfriend Mary, but then dumps him for Everett, who runs with a fast crowd; Cynthia is fired from her job in the town library due to her association with Everett, and discovers he is a criminal. "I Made Men Love Me!", art by John Forte; Tony grows up on the streets to avoid her drunken, abusive father; She uses her beauty to control men: she convinces a group of her admirers to organize into a criminal gang; The men fight among themselves over her, and Tony has to flee. "The Night on My Conscience!", art by Maurice Del Bourgo; Connie grows up in a working class neighborhood and stays away from men, until she meets and falls in love with Navy sailor Jay; Jay ships out for Korea and Connies father throws her out of the house. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
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  • Issue #12
    Jimmy Wakely (1949) 12

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