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Comic books January 1952

  • Issue #1
    Uncle Charlie's Fables (1952) 1

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Hy Mankin, Fred Kida, Dick Rockwell, Bob Fujitani and Charles Biro. Singular comics talent Charles Biro, a legend in hardboiled comics fiction, here reinvents himself as "Uncle Charlie," providing fairy tales for an audience of children - all of whom are featured in a black-and-white photo at the start of each issue. Baker's apprentice Peter Pester gets a chance to help out the king himself. Stable boy Michael rises up to become a noble through the help of his faithful black horse. Untidy Janice meets a giant who teaches her how to be lazy. Peter Pester: This Is a King?; Michael the Misfit; Bedtime For Benjy; Janice and the Lazy Giant; Lawrence and the Fortune Teller. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #136
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 136
  • Issue #45
    Wanted Comics (1947) 45

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  • Issue #1
    War Adventures (1952) 1
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    • Interior chipping.

    "Cold Steel" (art by Robert Q. Sale), "Battle Fatigue," "The Weapon," "News Item," and a two-page text story, "Pass the Ammunition!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    War Adventures (1952) 12

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    "The Vultures and the Shark," "One Move Means Death," "The Dame," "Spot!" (art by Mac Pakula), and a two-page text story, "War Cry." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Warfront (1951) 3
    Published Jan 1952 by Harvey.
    • 1 3/4" cumulative spine split.

    "Too Young To Die," "Four Chaplains," "Gates of Hell" (art by Bob Powell), and "Combat Photographer." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 11
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1554941009

    Classic Al Feldstein rockets and outer space cover. "The Conquerors of the Moon" (art by Wally Wood), "Only Human" (art by Jack Kamen), "Why Papa Left Home" (art by Joe Orlando), and "The Worm Turns" (art by Orlando). Kamen (shown at his drawing board) is featured on the inside front cover in "Artist of the Issue" feature. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 44 #2
    Weird Tales (1923-1954 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 44 #2

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    Jan 1952. Cover by Jon Arfstrom. Horror and supernatural stories by August Derleth "The Black Island", Anthony M. Rud, Robert Bloch "Lucy Comes to Stay", E. Everett Evans, Paul Suter, Harold Lawlor, E. W. Tomlinson, and David Eynon. Illustrations by Fred Humiston, Joseph Eberle, Carl Kidwell, Boris Dolgov, and Vincent Napoli. 6 3/4" x 10"; black and white; 96 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Weird Thrillers (1951) 3
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust. Rust migration. 1.25" Cumulative spine split.

    "Princess of the Sea" (art by Murphy Anderson), "The Soul of Benjamin Sprague" (art by Bob Powell), "Death X 2 = 0" (art by George Tuska), and "The Shadow on the Screen" (art by Powell). Inside front cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Classic painted cover of a mermaid vs. a sea monster by Allen Anderson. Stories by Ed Silverman, Everett Raymond Kinstler, Dan Barry, John Giunta, Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, George Tuska, Martin Epp, and Norman Saunders. Thrilling tales of horror, suspense, and mysterious monsters—these are Weird Thrillers! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 76 #2
    West (1926-1953 Doubleday) Pulp Vol. 76 #2

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  • Issue #110
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    Published Jan 1952 by Fawcett.

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  • Issue #141
    Whiz Comics (1940) 141
    Published Jan 1952 by Fawcett.

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  • Issue #116
    Wings Comics (1940) 116
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    • 1/4" spine split from top of comic.

    Edited by J.F. Byrne. Stories and art by John Celardo, Lee Elias and Richard Case. Aviation-themed adventure, combat and history tales from pioneering comics publisher Fiction House. Captain Wings takes an experimental camera on a test flight, but enemy agents want it too; Clipper King spots hidden Russian missiles and steals a B-29 to smoke them out; Captain Wings gets shot down behind Korean lines and steals a Korean helicopter to escape. Captain Wings; Clipper King; Suicide Strike. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Witches Tales (1951 Harvey) 7

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    "League of the Damned" (art by Bob Powell), "Curse of the Statue," "Invitation to Doom," and "Screaming City." Edited by Leon Harvey. Stories by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, John Giunta, Manny Stallman, Vic Donahue, and Rudy Palais. Weird tales and Witches Tales of horror, suspense, and unseen terrors. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 51

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    Cover pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bernard Sachs. "The Amazing Impersonation!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; The Daily Globe runs a contest to discover Wonder Woman's secret identity and discovers she is Jane Case, a librarian. "Wonder Woman's Strange Substitute!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Luria wins an atheletic contest on Paradise Island and demands the right to go to Man's World and fight crime like Wonder Woman, even though it means she will forfeit her immortality. Wonder Women of History: two-page Caroline Herschel bio by Julius Schwartz. "Let's Dance" text article by M. Sarafianos. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Share With Others!", script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 44 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Young Love (1949-1957) 29
    • 6" cumulative spine split.

    Art by Bill Draut, Mort Meskin, and John Prentice. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #29 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #11 in indicia. Playboy Larry finally meets a woman he can't just forget and walk away from. Doug loves plus-size redhead Ginny, but she's sensitive about her weight and doubts his sincerity. Ann tries to decide what to do when her fiance falls for someone else. Love 'Em and Leave 'Em Guy!; Heavy Date!; What Did I Do Wrong?; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; My Conscience!; The Over-All Picture; The Sensible Thing To Do!; Dumb Blonde! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Young Romance Comics (1947-63) Vol. 05 5

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    #41 on cover; Vol. 5 No. 5 in indicia. Photo Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by Jack Kirby, Bill Draut, George Roussos, Mort Meskin, Joe Simon and unknown. Featuring: "Dangerous Companion!"; "Baby, it´s Cold in Here!"; "The Bashful Type!"; 2-page story "Kill Her With Kindness!"; What Advice Would You Have Given? 2-pager; and 2-page Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic story! Plus: The Way They Met! 1-pager; 1-page article "It´s Up to Him"; and 1-page article "Beauty is as Beauty Does"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Youthful Romances (1949-52 Pix) 10

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  • Vol. 5 #11
    Zane Grey's Western Magazine (1946-1954 Dell) Pulp Vol. 5 #11

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