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  • Item #60369752
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    First issue in the series. "Pretty Boy Floyd" (pencils by Marcus, inks by Rocke Mastroserio), "Frankie Yale," Jack 'Legs' Diamond in "The Devil's Disciple," Lucky Dale in "The River Pirates." Overstreet lists this as having Wally Wood art, though none of the art looks like it. If he did indeed work on this issue, it's most likely on the last story or on the cover. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #59048806
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    Cover by George Roussos. Art by Louis Ravielli, Marion Sitton, Marvin Stein, Lou Morales and Mo Marcus. Tales of crime and punishment featuring pre-Code levels of violence. The stories of notorious gangsters Al Capone, Dutch Schultz and Lucky Luciano; John Dillinger escapes from prison and an FBI manhunt, but his luck runs out thanks to a woman in red; Chicago gang boss Bugs Moran narrowly escapes The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre, as well as a speeding ticket. The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre; Al Capone!; Dutch Schultz; Lucky Luciano; The Mole; John Dillinger. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #60051627
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    Cover by George Roussos. Art by Louis Ravielli, Marion Sitton, Marvin Stein, Lou Morales and Mo Marcus. Tales of crime and punishment featuring pre-Code levels of violence. The stories of notorious gangsters Al Capone, Dutch Schultz and Lucky Luciano; John Dillinger escapes from prison and an FBI manhunt, but his luck runs out thanks to a woman in red; Chicago gang boss Bugs Moran narrowly escapes The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre, as well as a speeding ticket. The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre; Al Capone!; Dutch Schultz; Lucky Luciano; The Mole; John Dillinger. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #52273137
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    Cover by George Roussos. Art by Louis Ravielli, Marion Sitton, Marvin Stein, Lou Morales and Mo Marcus. Tales of crime and punishment featuring pre-Code levels of violence. The stories of notorious gangsters Al Capone, Dutch Schultz and Lucky Luciano; John Dillinger escapes from prison and an FBI manhunt, but his luck runs out thanks to a woman in red; Chicago gang boss Bugs Moran narrowly escapes The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre, as well as a speeding ticket. The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre; Al Capone!; Dutch Schultz; Lucky Luciano; The Mole; John Dillinger. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #60430271
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    $485.00
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    Art by Wally Wood, Leonard Starr, Ed Waldman and Howard Larsen. Stories about mobsters and the women who love them, with a special focus on women who were notorious criminals in their own right. No mere gun moll, redheaded Evelyn Ellis builds her gang of hoods into a ruthless mob; The violent rise and fall of Big Jim Colosimo, leader of the Chicago Outfit; Gangster Sandy Quirk decides to take over a dance studio. Featuring a painted cover reprinted from Avon paperback #292. Evelyn Ellis—Queen of the Gangsters!; King of the Convicts!; Big Jim Colosimo; Sandy Quirk Trips the Light Fantastic. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #59215457
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    Art by Wally Wood, Leonard Starr, Ed Waldman and Howard Larsen. Stories about mobsters and the women who love them, with a special focus on women who were notorious criminals in their own right. No mere gun moll, redheaded Evelyn Ellis builds her gang of hoods into a ruthless mob; The violent rise and fall of Big Jim Colosimo, leader of the Chicago Outfit; Gangster Sandy Quirk decides to take over a dance studio. Featuring a painted cover reprinted from Avon paperback #292. Evelyn Ellis—Queen of the Gangsters!; King of the Convicts!; Big Jim Colosimo; Sandy Quirk Trips the Light Fantastic. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #60430194
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    $175.00
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    Art by Allen Ulmer and others. Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Tales of the legendary Mexican raider and revolutionary, told as only a pre-Code 1950s Western comic can tell them. A confrontation with a wealthy, abusive landowner sets Pancho on the road to banditry; Panchos death sentence only succeeds in drawing people to his cause, as bandits free him from the gallows; The Mexican legend finally meets his fate in 1923, long after his retirement from rebellion. The Scourge of the Rurales; Tiger of the North; Eagle with Broken Wings; Trail Tales; The Legend of the Fiery Riders. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #59046122
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    Published 1947 by Avon Publications.
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    Stories, art and cover by Harry Haenigsen. One of the first comics to focus on the then-new concept of the teenager. Bobby-soxer Penny loves boys and music and speaks her own hip lingo with her friends. Her long-suffering parents dont understand any of it, but readers found her one of their own. One panel shows a character in lingerie, very risque for a comic of the time. Also featuring a biography of Penny cartoonist Harry Haenigsen. Pennys Pop!; Penny and Our Bill. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #58814366
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    Art by Frank Carin and others. Cover by Frank Carin. Funny-animal hijinks with a rabbit named Peter and his family and friends. Ranger Sparky Smith gets kidnapped by Dan Drew and forced to work in his mine; Cicero the cat and Timmy the mouse have a Tom and Jerry chase; Retellings of classic fables running alongside the Peter Rabbit stories. Always a Way; The Mountain Spirit; Cicero and Timmy; Bah-Boo and His Star; The Sister Who Had No Name; Sparky Smith; How the Echo Came to Be; Stop, Look and Listen!; No Easy Catch; Never Be Sure!; Peter Rabbit Puzzle Page. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #59048289
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    Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler and others. Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Tales of pre-Code horror, curses, and vengeance from beyond the grave. Ivory poachers get their just reward from the angry spirits of their victims; Jealousy turns a man into a killer, and then into a carnival freak; Shipwrecked sailors strike back against the skeleton army that rules a desert island. Also featuring a spooky (and slightly risque) contents page and a terrific cover, both illustrated by Everett Raymond Kinstler. The Phantom Witch Doctor; The Thing in the Mirror; Death Came Dancing; Out of the Deep. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #59703716
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    Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler, John Rosenberger, Norman Nodel, Les Zakarin and John Romita. Lurid tales of love and crime, with lush covers reprinted from Avon paperbacks. Private-school debutante Sally falls for tough customer Nick and joins him in a life of crime; Cigarette girl Doris gets caught up in a counterfeit perfume scheme; Claire starts smoking dope with her neer-do-well friends, and her stepfather hits the roof. Featuring early art by Marvel legend John Romita Sr., and a painted cover reprinted from Avon paperback #207. Also featuring a nice contents page illustrated by Everett Raymond Kinstler on the inside front cover. Thrill Crazy; The Shame Is Mine!; My Scandalous Affair!; Terror Stalked My Love! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #60499678
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    Stories by Evalyn Fuss and others. Art by Matt Baker and Jack Kamen. Cover by Jack Kamen. The first comic book featuring Leslie Charteriss adventurer Simon Templar, better known as The Saint, timed to coincide with the concurrent Saint radio show starring Vincent Price. Lucky Dale, Girl Detective, takes a dangerous ride on a police helicopter; Pilot Prop Bowers runs afoul of a corrupt citrus king; Jewel thieves target a wealthy society matron until The Saint steps in. Also featuring a bondage cover by Jack Kamen. Empty Graves; Lucky Dale; The Devils Stooge; Foo Shampoo; Prop Bowers; Fact or Fancy?; The Saint Versus the Sinners. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #56608145
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    Published 1947 by Avon Publications.
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    Cover art by Allen Ulmer. The Star Gazer starring The Saint, art by Allen Ulmer. Lucky Dale story; when Lucky Dale went to visit her uncle in a sleepy Florida town, she found her quiet stay at the sea shore turned into an intrigue of murder and robbery. Double Trouble text story. Prop Bowers story. The Saint Meets the Housing Shortage starring The Saint, art by Allen Ulmer; be it ever so eerie, there's no place like home said Simon Templar when he saw the sombre lowering Mayhew Mansion. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Art by Frank Carin and Isadore Klein. Funny-animal hijinks featuring Space Mouse, Super Pup, Merry Mouse and Peter Rabbit. Space Mouse investigates a lost world; Peter Rabbit becomes a test pilot; Super Pup battles an alien invasion. Space Mouse: The Lost World; Super Pup: The Green Peril; Moon Rocket; Peter Rabbit: Test Pilot!; Merry Mouse: The Awful Truth! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. When danger threatens the Earth, wealthy Rod Hathaway and his secretary Dot change into the space-roving superheroes The Avenger and Teena. As part of their latest adventure, Teena does a fire dance; Teenas space-pearls draw the attention of The Chameleon and his accomplices, a Mole Woman and a Neptunian pearl diver. In the backup story, robot workers revolt against a mining colony and the tyrant who runs it. Plus a bizarre cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Pearl Ship of Death; Sea Nymphs of Neptune; Mole Woman of Jupiter; Say 'Hello' For Me!; Revolt of the Robots! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. When danger threatens the Earth, wealthy Rod Hathaway and his secretary Dot change into the space-roving superheroes The Avenger and Teena. As part of their latest adventure, Teena does a fire dance; Teenas space-pearls draw the attention of The Chameleon and his accomplices, a Mole Woman and a Neptunian pearl diver. In the backup story, robot workers revolt against a mining colony and the tyrant who runs it. Plus a bizarre cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Pearl Ship of Death; Sea Nymphs of Neptune; Mole Woman of Jupiter; Say 'Hello' For Me!; Revolt of the Robots! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #57768096
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    Stories by John Michel, Henry Kuttner (credited as E. J. Bellin), Donald A Wolheim (credited as W. Malcolm White), and Gardner Fox. Art by Joe Kubert, Carmine Infantino, Jon Small and John Giunta. Cover by Gene Fawcette. Science fiction adventure from Avon, featuring stories and art from legends in the comics and sci-fi fields. An adventure of Kenton of the Star Patrol; A ghost tells the strange tale of the bottle that gave him wealth and then caused his death; Crom the Barbarian battles a giant spider. War of the Marsh-Men; Kenton of the Star Patrol: The Corsairs from the Coalsack; Dead Mans Tale!; Crom the Barbarian: The Spider God of Akka! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Everett Raymond Kinstler art in two stories, "Jungle Vengeance" and "Death Wears the Jungle Crown," plus inside front cover. Other stories include "The Witch Doctor Murder Cult" and "The Strange Mission to Ormuz." Origin of Malu, Slave Girl Princess is reprinted. Kinstler cover. Cover price $0.10.

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    Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler, Gene Fawcette, Vince Alascia, Alvin C. Hollingsworth, Rafael Astarita. Painted cover by Kelly Freas. Tales of pre-Code horror, curses, and spells. Bob learns that his new wife Sonya was cursed in childhood to become a witch; A Caribbean tourist witnesses secret voodoo ceremonies and discovers a horrifying truth; A woman marries a European prince, only to learn that his court is steeped in unholy rituals, demons and murder. Also featuring a moody contents page illustrated by Everett Raymond Kinstler on the inside front cover, and a painted cover by legendary fantasy artist Kelly Freas. Witchcraft; The Witch of Shadow Glen!; Where Zombies Walk!; The Land of the Dead; The Witch of Death!; The Warlock of Manescue Manse! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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