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Comic books January 1952

  • Vol. 7 #6
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  • Issue #8
    Charlie McCarthy (1949) 8

    Charlie shows how to draw a silhouette of a person. Charlie McCarthy Saves The Circus; Charlie promises all the kids he knows free circus passes when he mistakenly believes he has inherited a circus; As a way to keep the promises, he bargains with the real owner and then begins a search to find a fantastic act to make the circus profitable. Charlie McCarthy's Trick-of-the-Month. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 091 The Call of the Wild (1951) 1
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 4 1/4" Spine split from top.

    The Call of the Wild, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 92, with 1/52 date). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
    Classics Illustrated 091 The Call of the Wild (1951) 6

    The Call of the Wild, 6th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 165). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #7
    Classics Illustrated 091 The Call of the Wild (1951) 7

    The Call of the Wild, 7th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 167). Cover price $0.15.

  • Jan 19 1952
    Collier's (1888) Jan 19 1952

    January 19, 1952. The classic weekly magazine featuring news and fiction. This issue features George McManus, creator of the comic strip Bringing Up Father (part 1 of 3). Approximately 10.75-in. x 13.75-in.; b&w/color; 72 pages on white paper. Cover price $0.05.

  • Issue #2
    Combat Kelly (1951 Atlas) 2
    • 1 1/4" spine split from top.

    Combat Kelly in "The Big Push" and "The Devil Wore Skirts" (art on both by Al Hartley). Back-up stories "Who Goes There" (art by Dick Rockwell) and "The Victim!" Two-page text story, "I Was a Prisoner in Korea." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 48
    Published Jan 1952 by DC.

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    "Look at the cobwebs on Foxie's Front Door!" starring Fox and the Crow, art by James F. Davis; Foxie hasn't slept for weeks because he's guarding his prize cow. "Hi Harry! How Do you like my new car?" starring Tortoise and the Hare, art by Rube Grossman. Bubbles Bear starring Dizzy Dog, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Partridge Hunting starring Fraidy Cat, art by Otto Feuer; the boys want to go partridge hunting but Fraidy is scared of partridges. Having a Party starring Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer. "What a day for a dip!" starring J. Rufus Lion, script and art by Howie Post. Louella Snow starring Pinky and Winky, art by Rube Grossman. New Television Set starring Doodles Duck, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. Mrs. Thrush's Party starring Nutsy Squirrel, art by Rube Grossman. 68 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #81
    Comics on Parade (1938) 81
    • Oxidation.
  • Issue #34
    Cookie (1946) 34

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    Art by Jack Bradbury and others. Teen hijinks featuring Cookie and his pals, created by legendary animator Dan Gordon. Jitterbuck invents the dog-powered lawnmower to save time; Two basketball teams have an intense rivalry that results in absurd tactics on the court; The Teensters weenie roast is sidetracked by a jalopy failure. Cookie; Real Gone Guy; War of Nerves; It's George!; The Teensters: Wienie-Bake. The series switches to 32 pages with this issue. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #183
    Coronet Magazine (1936 Esquire) 183

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    Volume 31, Issue 3 (Whole Number 183) - January, 1952. Softcover, 5.5" x 7.5", 156 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #76
    Crack Western (1949) 76

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    Cover by Reed Crandall. Stories by Joe Millard and unknown. Art by Charles Quinlan, Paul Gustavson, Charles Sultan and unknown. Two-Gun Lil is taking the stage when it is stopped and robbed by Black Barney and his gang in "The End of the Owlhoot Trail!" Plus: Nan Grogan is trying to operate the Grogan Stage Lines since her father died, but Hogwyn and his gang will force her out of business in the Arizona Raines story "Stagecoach to Oblivion!"; a handful of peaceful farmers stand against an army of murderous thugs who will drive them from their land in the Whip story "Paid to Kill?"; Bob Allen, Frontier Marshal in "Gun Claim on Boot Hill?"; and 1-page text story "Black Fury"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Crime and Justice (1951) 5

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  • Issue #46
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 46

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Frank Frazetta, Carl Wessler, 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. A cop investigates a work foreman who takes kickbacks from workers, dubbed a "vampire" in the parlance of the time. Robbers try to fool police by wearing identical masked outfits, a look that resembles The Spirit. A gangster thinks a TV crime show is too similar to his own life, so he decides to confront the creator on live TV, in front of millions of witnesses. A classic anti-drug PSA featuring early art by fantasy and comics legend Frank Frazetta. The Vicious Vampire Racket; The Deadly Quartet; The Ten Percenter; Ten Million Witnesses; This'll Kill Ya!; We Can Stop the Enemies of Youth; King of the Laundry Racket. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Crime Cases Comics (1950) 9

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  • Issue #106
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 106

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Frank Frazetta, Fred Guardineer, Carl Wessler, Al McWilliams, Dick Rockwell, 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. An investigator tries to prove that a gangster's suicide was actually murder, but a blond femme fatale is out to get him first. A lawyer goes to work for a racketeer, but when his sister gets drawn in, he realizes he's gone too far. Detective Boyd learns that a doll holds the clue to an arson and murder gang. A classic anti-drug PSA featuring early art by fantasy and comics legend Frank Frazetta. Also featuring a vintage ad for "Lev Gleason Comics picture trading cards." The Last Stand of Walther "The Profile" Taylor; We Can Stop the Enemies of Youth; Crooked Mouthpiece; The Killer Came East; The Case of the Deadly Doll; The Frame-Up That Backfired. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Crime Exposed (1948) 8
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  • Issue #8
    Crime Smashers (1950-53 Trojan) 8

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  • Issue #14
    Crime Smashers (1950-53 Trojan) 14
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    • 5" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #14
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 14

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  • Issue #NONE
    Dagwood Sandwich Bag (1952) NONE

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    Dagwood Cartoon by Chic Young on Sandwich Bag. 5 1/2-in. x 7-in. 1 Bag Full Color.

  • Issue #4.24
    Daisy and Her Pups (1952) 4.24

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  • Issue #21
    Dale Evans Comics (1948) 21

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    Dale Evans stars in "The Bullridge Bandit" and "Cowgirl Schoolmarm!" Sierra Smith stars in "The Case of the Baffling Baseball Diamonds!" Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Share With Others!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #82
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 82

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Norman Maurer, and Frank Frazetta. This boys' adventure title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. Scarecrow accidentally helps a convict escape and is hunted by police as an accomplice. Dilly Duncan gets a chance to save the day when the school football team is getting beaten, but no one believes he can do it. A classic anti-drug PSA featuring early art by fantasy and comics legend Frank Frazetta. This issue has perhaps one of the most unusual non-MAD covers of the '50s, with no art whatsoever, just a note referring the reader to the "Scramblehead" puzzle game and mail-in contest inside. Little Wise Guys: The Human Bullet; Dilly Duncan of Dorset High: Anything for Kicks; Little Wise Guys: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Spook; Crimebuster: The Crime That Snowballed; We Can Stop the Enemies of Youth. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #117
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  • Issue #26
    Date with Judy (1947) 26
    Published Jan 1952 by DC.
    • .5" Spine split from top.

    Stories by Henry Boltinoff and unknown. Art by Henry Boltinoff and unknown. Television and radio's coast-to-coast favorite! In this issue: Three untitled A Date with Judy stories. Plus: A Date with Judy 2-page story "Diary Dreams"; untitled Jerry the Jitterbug 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Date Duds -- And a Date Dream! 2-pager "Date Duds Around Town"; untitled Peg 1-pager by Boltinoff; untitled Randolph story; and untitled Betty 1-pager. 40 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 2 (1951) 7
    • Cover detached. 7" cumulative spine split reattached with tape.

    Stories and art by Mike Suchorsky, Gerald McCann, Al Eadeh, Paul Reinman, Leo Morey, Lorence Bjorklund and Mike Becker. Western tales both true and fictional, which, like Hillman's crime comics, are often told from the outlaw's point of view. The death mask of infamous outlaw Salazar causes a power struggle among his surviving gang. An outlaw has issues with his father's low-paying but honest job. A corrupt Texas oil magnate fears the son of the ex-partner he once murdered is looking for evidence, rather than a job. The Mask of Salazar; Handout Heaven; Two Lives for Yancey; The Man With the Padlocked Pockets; Catfighting Kid; Saddle Scraps; Black Texas Rainbow; The Mud Wagon; The Concord Coach; Rainy Day Croaker. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Dennis the Menace HC (1952) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Hank Ketcham. Featuring the astonishing debut of the golden-haired little troublemaker the world has come to know as Dennis the Menace! Hardcover. 6-in. x 9-in., 112 pages, B&W. All Ages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #179
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 179

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    Cover by Win Mortimer. Stories by David Vern and unknown. Art by Dick Sprang, Charles Paris, Leonard Starr, Frank Bolle and Ruben Moreira. Racketeer Deuce Chalmers has figured out that Bruce Wayne is Batman...the trouble is, how does he prove it? And Bruce has troubles as well with his secret identity since he has been appointed temporary Mayor of Gotham City! Don't miss Batman and Robin in "Mayor Bruce Wayne!" by David Vern, Dick Sprang and Charles Paris. Plus: Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman in "The Reforming of Little Elk" with art by Leonard Starr; Robotman in "Robotman Crusoe" with art by Frank Bolle; and Impossible -- But True! tale "The Luckiest Man on Earth!" (featuring Roy Raymond) with art by Ruben Moreira. Also: Quick Quiz activity page by H.T. Elmo; 1-page text piece "Frontier Photographer"; Casey the Cop half-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Shorty half-pager by Boltinoff; and 1-page text story "Missouri Marathon." 40 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #195201
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    "Gun Girl!" Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #47
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 47

    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "The Case of the Bloodthirsty Blonde," script and art by Chester Gould; Con artist Autumn Hews frames Junior and the Crimestoppers for a crime and then has Coffyhead recruit them to pull a series of jobs; If they refuse, Coffyhead threatens to beat them; Meanwhile, Autumn uses her feminine wiles to distract Dick Tracy; Tracy rescues the captured Crimestoppers and pursues Autumn Hews and Coffyhead. "The Trap Begins to Close," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy traps Coffyhead and Zabu in a basement and tries to talk them into surrendering, not knowing that Lugi is sneaking up behind him with intentions of stabbing Tracy with a pitchfork. Blondie ad. "The Chase!", script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy captures Coffyhead and Zabu; Autumn Hews takes refuge in a grease pit to elude the police; Disguised as a service station attendant, she escapes by boldly walking past the police; When she hides in a kennel, she is attacked by two dogs. "Drama of Death" text story; The police solve a murder at the Bright Lights Hotel. Dick Tracy Comics Monthly house ad. "The Urschel Case" article; How the F.B.I. solved a kidnap case. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; Dick solves a supposed drowning case. "Blood Stains, Identification, Dye, Stomach"; Brief descriptions of how evidence is processed. "Be Kind to Animals Week"; Sparkle feeds a homeless dog. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 61 #3
    Dime Western Magazine (1932-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 61 #3

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  • Issue #2
    Dinky Duck (1951-1958) 2

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  • Issue #1
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  • Vol. 19 #3
    Double Action Western Magazine (1934-1960 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 19 #3

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  • Issue #2
    Down with Crime (1951) 2

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  • Vol. 2 #39
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  • Vol. 2 #40
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  • Vol. 2 #41
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  • Vol. 2 #42
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  • Vol. 19 #98
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  • Vol. 37 #1
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 37 #1

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  • Vol. 18 #1
    Exciting Love (1941-1958 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 18 #1

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  • Vol. 22 #3
    Exciting Western (1940-1953 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 22 #3

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  • Vol. 2 #3
    Eye (1949-1956 Mutual Magazine) 1st Series Vol. 2 #3

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  • Vol. 14 #1
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Vol. 14 #1
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.

    Ziff Davis, NY, 1952. Vol. 14, No. 1. Pulp magazine. Edited by Howard Browne. Cover art by Ed Valigursky for "Rest in Agony" (novel) by Ivar Jorgensen [Paul W. Fairman]. Includes "Wrestlers Are Revolting!" (novelette) by Geoff. St. Reynard; "The Secret of Gallows Hill" by Paul W. Fairman; "When Greed Steps in" (short-short) by F. G. Rayer; "Satellite of Destruction" (novelette) by Burt B. Liston. Features: "The Editor's Notebook"; "That's Fast, Brother!" by Dale Lord; "The Wrath of Rust" by Wilton Avery MacDonald; "Xenon for the Future" by June Lurie; "DDT - The Merciful" by Jon Barry; "One De-Gaussing Girlde, please" by A. T. Kedzie; "No Heartaches on the Moon" by Salem Lane; "The Robot with the Spying Eyes" by Merritt Linn; "Smashed - One Satellite!" by Rita Glanzman; "More Science - More Future" by Walt Crain; "Morpheus in Hades!" by E. Bruce Yaches; "The Girl Was a Killer!" by John Weston; "Man Is Not Alone" by Carter T. Wainwright; "Pipelines Carry Juice" by L. A. Burt; "The Dying Protest" by Glen Otis; "The Flying Eggbeater" by Russell Newton Roman; "Repulsion Attracts" by Tom Lynch; "Terran Treachery Trips Luna" by Charles Recour; "Reader's page"; "To the Ends of the Earth" by Jonathan Peterson. Illustrated by Ed Emsler, Tom Beecham, Virgil Finlay, and Leo Ramon Summers. Letters from Terry Carr and others. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 130 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 3 #2
    Fantastic Story Magazine (1950-1955 Best Books) Pulp Vol. 3 #2

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    Winter 1952. Stories by David H. Keller, Wesley Arnold, Gordon A. Giles, H.B. Fyfe, L. Sprague De Camp, Mack Reynolds, and Robert Moore Williams. Virgil Finlay illustration. 7-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 144 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 5 #1
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    Volume 5 - Issue 1, January 1952. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. This issue includes articles on the Bull Leapers of Crete and a condensed version of "In My Mind's Eye" by Frederick Marion! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #27
    Felix the Cat (1948 Dell/Toby/Harvey) 27

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  • Vol. 5 #2
    Fifteen Love Stories (1949-1955 Fictioneers) Pulp Vol. 5 #2

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