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Comic books October 1951

  • Vol. 45 #1
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 45 #1 10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 45 #1

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    Volume 45, Issue 1 - October, 1951. 6.75" x 9.75", 114 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 4 #3
    5 Western Novels Magazine (1949-1954 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 4 #3

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  • Issue #161
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 161
    Published Oct 1951 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1621616002
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Tape on cover.
    • Label #2128799007

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Exit – Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Pirate Planeteer starring Tommy Tomorrow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Sabotage in Sarawak starring Congo Bill. The Duplicate Crimes starring Vigilante, script by Dick Wood, art by Bob Brown. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #169
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 169

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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Lost-- A Free Education! public service announcement featuring Leave It To Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Clark Kent's Private Butler starring Superboy, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Amazing Arrow Medal starring Green Arrow and Speedy, script by George Kashdan, art by George Papp. Johnny Quick's New Assistant, script by Jack Miller, art by Ralph Mayo. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 6
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    The Return of the Brain, art by Russ Heath; More adventures of the evil head that lives and moves without the benefit of a body (follow-up of story in Adventures into Terror #5). Vehicle of the Dead text story. You Can't Escape; In this story a vampire stalker breaks the fourth wall and addresses the reader directly whom he intends to be a stalking victim. The Dark Room!; A boy goes to live with his uncle who, unknown to the boy, practices black magic. The Girl Who Couldn't Die!, pencils by Paul Reinman; a phony medium unintentionally brings back the spirit of a murderess. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 24

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    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ken Bald. Stories by George Wilhelms, King Ward, Al Camy, Charles Spain Verral, andEd Moritz. 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 #11
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 11
    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Water damage.

    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Heir to the Throne Part 1, script by Cal Howard, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob is mistaken for a crown prince. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Heir to the Throne Part 2; Bob flashes back to how he was asked to replace the crown prince. Heir to the Throne Part 3; Bob dodges assassins. Heir to the Throne Part 4. Untitled Betty story by Stan Kaye. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 37 #1
    Air Trails (1934-1942, 1950-1954 Street & Smith) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 37 #1

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  • Vol. 8 #9
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 8 #9

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    Cover by Ernest Schroeder. Stories and art by Ernest Schroeder and others. 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 #92. No issue # on cover; Vol. 8, issue #9 in indicia. Airboy battles a madman who menaces Europe from a miles-high tower. A sinister plant known as the Green Peril takes root near the site where The Heap was created, and soon threatens all who draw near. The history of rockets and jet-powered flight. Airboy; The Heap; The Hippos of Jewel River; Cowtown Rookie; Smoke-Busting Sailor; Jet Propelled; Rain Cleans the Bases. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #6
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  • Vol. 25 #10
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 25 #10
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split. Chipping on back cover.
    • 1" spine split from top. Staple rust.

    Oct 1951. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Science fiction stories by John Jakes, Milton Lesser, Gerald Vance, Chester S. Geier, and Arthur G. Strangland. Illustrations by Ed Valigursky, Frank Navarro, and Leo Ramon Summers. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #334
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  • Issue #52
    Archie (1943) 52
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Cover loose.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, cover detached.
  • Vol. 333 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 333 #4

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  • Issue #5110
    Arizona Highways 5110
    Published Oct 1951

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    October 1951. Publication of the Arizona Highway Department featuring stories and art with Western themes. In this issue: high-altitute birds; leaves of autumn; hegari crop; and more. 9-in. x 12-in.; part color, part black and white; 36 pages on white paper. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 3 #4
    Art Photography (1949-1958) Magazine Vol. 3 #4

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    Volume 3, Issue 4 - October, 1951. Art Photography Magazine was a men's interest publication produced from July, 1949 to December, 1958 that focused heavily on photographing the nude female form, as well as a fair amount of "cheesecake" pin-up style photography. Included are articles on how to take better photographs, product reviews of different photography equipment, and diving deeper into what makes photography a legitimate form of art. 8.5" x 10.5", 50 pages, B&W. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #6
    Astonishing (1951 Marvel/Atlas) 6

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    Murder By Magic, script and art by Bill Everett; Marvel Boy comes across a time-travelling crime fighter. The Phantom Pen, script and art by Bill Everett. The Hills of Venus text story. Unseen Terror!, script and art by Bill Everett. The Coffin, art possibly by Norman Steinberg. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #12
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  • Vol. 48 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 48 #2

    October 1951. Cover by Van Dongen. Stories: "Iceworld"(Part 1) by Hal Clement, "Thinking Machine" by H. B. Fyfe, "The Years Draw Nigh" by Lester del Rey, "Ultima Thule" by Eric Frank Russell, and "The Head Hunters" by Ralph Williams. Article: "These Rare Earths" by William Olcott. Softcover, 5.5-in x 7.75-in, 170 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #14
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 14
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
  • Issue #69
    Basinful of Fun (1941 F.Youngman LTD) UK 69

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

  • Issue #689
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  • Issue #690
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  • Issue #691
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  • Issue #692
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  • Issue #153
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  • Issue #10
    Big Town (1951) 10

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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 Strange Story of Tomorrow's Newspaper!" (Steve Wilson must protect Lorelei, whose obituary appears in the paper); "Crime Rides the Skies!"; "The Thousand-to-One-Chance!" (with Johnny Law); and "The Alibi King of Big Town!" Scripts by Dave Wood and Miriam Hecht, pencils by John Lehti and Irwin Hasen, inks by Bernard Sachs and Bob Lander, and Frank Giacoia. Cover by Alex Toth. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Black Cat Mystery (1951-1963 Harvey) 31
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    Stories and art by Manny Stallman and Rudy Palais. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A strange old woman sells roses dripping with blood that drive the buyer to madness and murder. A cane that glows in the night means death for someone, but its horrible tapping serves as a warning of its approach. Legendary pirate Harry Main lures ships to their doom on the Ipswich Shoals, but the souls of the dead get their revenge. Bloody Red Rose; The Thing; The Tapping Doom; Ghost Town; Black Cats Encyclopedia of Superstition; Trapped!; The Sea Witch of Sandy Hook; The Sleepwalking Killer; Ghosts That Never Rest: The Devil-Doomed Sand-Man!; Weird Facts. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 45

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    Cover by Reed Crandall. Featuring: 10 page Blackhawk story "The Island of Death" pencilled by Reed Crandall; 5 page Chop Chop story "Super's Super Market" drawn by Paul Gustavson; 8 page Blackhawk story "The Unholy Three" drawn by Bill Ward; 1 page text story "Voice of the Idol"; 7 page Blackhawk story "The Invisible Men" drawn by Bill Ward (?). 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Blazing West (1948) 19

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    Cover art by Ogden Whitney. Untitled Bantam Buckaroo story, art by Leonard Starr; Mike stakes his ranch on winning a horserace, but in the night his horse is killed, and Lobo sets out to pin the suspect before it is too late. Wheaties ad featuring Phil Rizzuto. Untitled Winners of the West story, art by Ed Moritz; Wild Bill's showdown with McCanles and his gang. How to tame a wild horse fact page. Cover of Forbidden Worlds #2, art by Ken Bald. Pony Bob Haslam--Unsung Heroes of the West. The Hooded Horseman story, art by Leonard Starr. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 35

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    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Oct 1951
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Oct 1951

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  • Issue #6
    Bob Steele Western (1950-1952 Fawcett) 6

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  • Issue #12
    Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders (1950 ME/AC) 12

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    Cover art by Bob Powell. The Mechanized Horse!, art by Bob Powell; Bobby must recover a hijacked tank. No Locks to Murder!, art by Bob Powell; The Lemonade Kid must solve a murder. Duel at Beaver Lake!, art by Bob Powell; Bobby must overcome an outlaw hiding in a beaver lodge. The Fury of the Flood!, art by Bob Powell; a heavy rain floods out the town. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Border Patrol (1951) 3
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1488670009
  • Issue #70
    Boy Comics (1942) 70

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Dick Rockwell, Ben Brown, C.H. Moore, Norman Maurer 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. Crimebuster goes after phony charities run by con men and winds up on the wrong end of a boat propeller. Dilly Duncan tries to be a jockey in an amateur horse race for a carnival. Crimebuster tries to protect a murder witness who falls into the hands of racketeers. Also featuring a vintage ad for Lev Gleason Comics Picture Trading Cards. Crimebuster: Blind Man's Bluff; The Wreckers--Flesh and Steel; Laff This Off!; Dilly Duncan: Ride 'Em Dilly; Little Wise Guys: The Coming of Courtney. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Boy Detective (1951) 2

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    Tales of mystery and adventure with Dan Tayler, Boy Detective. Dan faces off against the Vice Lords, who want to corrupt young men like himself with drink, gambling and even worse things. Also featuring a classic back-cover employment ad to become a Criminal Investigator. Death Rides the Wheel; Murder At the Broadcast; The Wand of Terror; Darts of Death; Foo Shampoo; Young Folks at Home. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 45 #4
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  • Vol. 9 #9
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  • Issue #8
    Buffalo Bill (1950 Youthful) 8
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Ed Goldfarb and Bob Baer. Stories and art by Henry Kiefer, Ed Goldfarb, Bob Baer and Manny Stallman. Western adventure from Youthful Magazines. Buffalo Bill is captured by Louis Beal, who proclaims himself Emperor of America from his fantastic stronghold deep in the Canadian wilderness. (The character may be inspired by Louis Riel, later immortalized in comics by Chester Brown.) When the dead rise to demand the Blackfoot tribe make war against the whites, Buffalo Bill suspects shenanigans. Sinister forces try to sabotage the treaty between the Kiowa and Cheyenne tribes by impersonating chieftain Grey Wolf, and Grey Wolf must reveal the ruse. The Emperor of America; Arrows of Death; Buffalo Bill - Super Sleuth; The Living Dead; Grey Wolf's Secret Lair. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Buzzy (1944) 39
    Tags: Archie
    Published Oct 1951 by DC.

    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #125
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941-1953 Fawcett) 125
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    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck and unknown. New and exciting adventures of the World's Mightiest Mortal! Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) stars in: "The Return of the Ancient Villain" with story by Otto Binder and pencils by C.C. Beck; "The Dilemma of the Double Identity" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck (Sivana appearance); and "The Mechanical Man Mystery" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck. Plus: Captain Kid in "The Self-Made Hero"! And: Jon Jarl in the 2-page text story "The Ice World" by Otto Binder (as Eando Binder). 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #102
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942-1953 Fawcett) 102

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    "Captain Marvel Jr. Battles Big Smokey," "The Truthful Lie," and "A Slave of the Genie!" Kanvasback back-up story, "The Battling Buffoon!" 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
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  • Issue #6
    Captain Science (1950) 6

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    Stories and art by Tex Blaisdell and Vince Napoli. Sci-fi adventure from Youthful Magazines. An alien scientist warns Captain Science and the gang that the military forces on his dying world have taken control, and plan to invade Earth next. Humanity is conquered by giant space-ants, until a resistance movement can form, in a war that lasts until the far-off year of 2052. Interplanetary private eye Brant Craig investigates the murder of the solar system's most famous actor and discovers a Martian secret agent - "a Red spy" - in a story featuring some good-girl art, possibly by Bill Molno and Rocco Mastroserio. Plus an article about real-life magician Harry Houdini, ghost sightings, and fake mediums. Classic girl-tied-to-rocket bondage cover by an unknown artist. Spawn of Pathor; Brant Craig: The Red Devils of Mars!; Do You Believe in Ghosts?; Invisible Tyrants of Calot III; World War III with the Ants. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Captain Video (1951 Fawcett) 5
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • Cover detached. Water damage. Staple rust. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • 3 1/2" spine split from bottom. Cover detached at one staple.

    36 Pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5UK
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  • Issue #23
    Chamber of Chills (1951 Harvey 1st Series) 23

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    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Lee Elias, Pierce Rice, Vic Donohue and Rudy Palais. Sometimes listed as Chamber of Chills (1951 Harvey) #3. Harvey Comics joins the parade of pre-Code horror comics pioneered by EC in the 1950s. The recipient of an eye transplant is haunted by horrifying visions. A meek accountant pushed too far turns to murder, in a story with possible inks by comics legend Leonard Starr. Scientists discover the legendary lair of the Minotaur, but soon regret it. Arctic explorers accidentally unfreeze an evil temple and its inhabitants. Walking Dead; Hall Of Horror!; Trip To Terror; Brain Operation!; Strange Customs; Death In The Desert!; Monster's Maze; Scientific Oddities; The Doom of Living Ice; Weird Worlds. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #3
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  • Issue #11
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