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    Katzenjammer Kids Feature Book (1942-1945) 44 VG 4.0

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    Katzenjammer Kids in Monkey Business. Stories, art and cover by Harold Knerr. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character. This issue reprinted the long-running comic strip Katzenjammer Kids. The original German Bart Simpson x2, the Kids are up to constant mischief, usually directed against the stern authority figures in their lives: their long-suffering Mama, Der Captain (a stranded sailor and their surrogate father), and the schools envoy, Der Inspector. Also featuring an illustrated biography of artist H. H. Knerr and an introduction to the Katzenjammer Kids strip. The Kids feed a magnet to a turtle, to play a little Calaveras Jumping Frog trick on Mama. Each issue includes 32 one-page Katzenjammer Kids stories. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Out of This World Adventures (1950 Avon) Pulp Vol. 1 #1 FN 6.0

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    Volume 1, Issue 1 - July, 1950. 32 page illustrated color section contains reprints from Avon's comic book titles "Out of This World" & "Strange Worlds" with art by Joe Kubert and John Giunta. Science Fiction stories "The Planet-Smashers" by Ray Cummings, "Letter from the Stars" by A.E. Van Vogt, "Omega and the Wolf-Girl" by Lester del Ray, "The Puzzle of Priipiirii" by William Tenn, "The Shipwrecked Bogey Man" by Lloyd Williams, "Terror of the Mist-Maidens" by A. Bertram Chandler, "The Discord Makers" by Mack Reynolds, and "Forbidden Fruit" by Kris Neville. Illustrations by Martin and William F. McWilliam. 7" x 9 3/4"; black and white/color; 132 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

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    Out of This World Adventures (1950 Avon) Pulp Vol. 1 #2 VG/FN 5.0

    This item's grade exceeds the top grade in the CGC census, 3.0.
    Starts Apr 6

    A pulp magazine with 32 pages of four color comic content!

    Dec 1950. Cover by James Bama. "Out of This World Adventures" Vol. 1 No. 2 is a pulp magazine with 32 pages of four color comic content, including "The Corsairs from the Coalsack," written by John Michel with art by Joe Kubert, and Crom the Barbarian in "The Spider God of Akka," written by Gardner Fox, with art by John Giunta. This issue also includes over 100 pages of b&w illustrated pulp SF stories, including "Raiders of the Solar Frontier" by A. Bretram Chandler, plus six others. 6 3/4-in. x 9 3/4-in, partial b&w/color, 130 pages. Cover price $0.25.

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    Out of This World Adventures (1950 Avon) Pulp Vol. 1 #2 GD/VG 3.0

    2.75" Cumulative spine split.

    Starts Apr 6

    A pulp magazine with 32 pages of four color comic content!

    Dec 1950. Cover by James Bama. "Out of This World Adventures" Vol. 1 No. 2 is a pulp magazine with 32 pages of four color comic content, including "The Corsairs from the Coalsack," written by John Michel with art by Joe Kubert, and Crom the Barbarian in "The Spider God of Akka," written by Gardner Fox, with art by John Giunta. This issue also includes over 100 pages of b&w illustrated pulp SF stories, including "Raiders of the Solar Frontier" by A. Bretram Chandler, plus six others. 6 3/4-in. x 9 3/4-in, partial b&w/color, 130 pages. Cover price $0.25.