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Comic books published by Harry A. Chesler, graded by CGC

  • Item #46434367
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    • Paper: Tan to Cream
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    • Label #0303140001
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Jack Cole, Charles Biro, Bob Wood, Fred Schwab, Fred Guardineer, Rafael Astarita, Frank Frollo, Maurice Gutwirth, Jack Romer, Richard Dean, George Nagle, Ken Fitch, Joe Penner, Hal Raynor, Will Harr, Claire Moe, Dick Ryan, and Bob McCay (credited as Winsor McCay, Jr.). An early comics anthology published by Harry Chesler, as a giveaway for Cocomalt, a powdered-drink company. Cocomalt sponsored a popular radio show featuring comedian Joe Penner, who appears here in short comic strips. Early stories and art by comics legends Jack Cole (creator of Plastic Man) and Will Eisner. featuring radio comedian Joe Penner. A rare Little Nemo in Slumberland strip drawn by Bob McCay, son of original Nemo artist Winsor McCay (credited here as Winsor McCay, Jr.), plus a one-page strip featuring Little Nemo's Impy. Also featuring early stories by Charles Biro and Bob Wood, later the minds behind the notorious Crime Does Not Pay comic. Cover is also by Biro. Little Nemo in Slumberland; Insurance Ike; Officer Skelly; Tommy the Bear Scout; Cowboy Joe Penner; Put On Your Own Radio Show; When the Berry Blossoms; Boodini the Great; The Wild Cat; Lucky Coyne; Impy; Myrth-Parade; Spots; Sky Menace; Senior Symphony; Brain Teasers; Bib and Tucker; Round Table Adventures; Dan Hastings; Adventures In Goobyland; King Kole's Kourt; Animal Crackers; Laughing At Life; Don't Look Now; Nothing But the Truth; Tell Me? Mr. Wise Guy. 48 pages, Full Color.

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  • Item #50926090
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Jack Cole, Charles Biro, Bob Wood, Fred Schwab, Fred Guardineer, Rafael Astarita, Frank Frollo, Maurice Gutwirth, Jack Romer, Richard Dean, George Nagle, Ken Fitch, Joe Penner, Hal Raynor, Will Harr, Claire Moe, Dick Ryan, and Bob McCay (credited as Winsor McCay, Jr.). An early comics anthology published by Harry Chesler, as a giveaway for Cocomalt, a powdered-drink company. Cocomalt sponsored a popular radio show featuring comedian Joe Penner, who appears here in short comic strips. Early stories and art by comics legends Jack Cole (creator of Plastic Man) and Will Eisner. featuring radio comedian Joe Penner. A rare Little Nemo in Slumberland strip drawn by Bob McCay, son of original Nemo artist Winsor McCay (credited here as Winsor McCay, Jr.), plus a one-page strip featuring Little Nemo's Impy. Also featuring early stories by Charles Biro and Bob Wood, later the minds behind the notorious Crime Does Not Pay comic. Cover is also by Biro. Little Nemo in Slumberland; Insurance Ike; Officer Skelly; Tommy the Bear Scout; Cowboy Joe Penner; Put On Your Own Radio Show; When the Berry Blossoms; Boodini the Great; The Wild Cat; Lucky Coyne; Impy; Myrth-Parade; Spots; Sky Menace; Senior Symphony; Brain Teasers; Bib and Tucker; Round Table Adventures; Dan Hastings; Adventures In Goobyland; King Kole's Kourt; Animal Crackers; Laughing At Life; Don't Look Now; Nothing But the Truth; Tell Me? Mr. Wise Guy. 48 pages, Full Color.

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    Cover art by Ruben Moreira. Untiled story, art by Ruben Moreira; Dynamic Man and Dynamic Boy break up a crooked boxing ring. Untitled story, art by Paul Gattuso; Killer Proust tries to evade the law via having plastic surgery, but the Echo takes him down. "Indisposed," art by Fred Schwab; An overly polite theater usher annoys Joe. Untitled Ima Slooth story, pencils by Joe Beck, inks by Otto Eppers; When the zoo's prize chimpanzee escapes, the FBI sends an agent to investigate but Ima takes his place, hoping to earn a job with the bureau. Untitled story, art by George Tuska; A Japanese spy being held in an internment camp passes some microfilm, hidden in his glass eye, to a contact on the outside, but Mr. E and his gnomes prevent it from reaching Japan. Laughing at Life gag cartoons, pencils by Joe Beck, inks by Otto Eppers. Untitled Lucky Coyne story; One of Lucky's fellow reporters is killed, which is just the first of the murders that tie in to a morphine racket. "Death in Disguise" text story; Jed Endicott comes out west to claim the ranch he has inherited from his uncle, and foils an attempt by a crooked judge to get the property away from him. "Greed-Maddened Prince of Rahjap"; Sky Chief breaks up an international syndicate dealing in stolen jewels. "Dynamite Dukes"; Just out of prison, boxer Johnny Pastor has a bout with the guy who framed him. Untitled Jungletown Show Boat story, pencils by Joe Beck, inks by Otto Eppers; When their canoe capsizes, Bingo and Suzy are rescued by the showboat and get to see the matinee show for free. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #48142947
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    Stories and art by Joe Beck, Otto Eppers, E. G. Letkeman, Fred Kelly and Ken Brickley. An early comics anthology published by Harry Chesler, featuring superhero and adventure stories. Wealthy circus patrons receive poisonous souvenirs from a robbery-and-murder gang disgused as circus performers. This weird tale of a murder circus is the final adventure of the original dynamic duo, Dynamic Man and Dynamic Boy. A fun-facts history page features good-girl art of Queen Nefertiti. Master Key must stop Mr. Big from converting Fog Island's volcano into a natural atomic bomb. Also featuring a vintage ad for an "Authentic Dick Tracy Tommy Gun." Dynamic Man; Facts; The Northampton Bank Robbery; Skip Randall; Chuck Torance; Desert Grave; Alias Mr. Howard; Master Key; Inspector Fumble; How Clever Are You? 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #30604196
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Double Cover. 1st cover 6.0, interior cover 8.0.
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    Cover by Joe Beck and Otto Eppers. Stories and art by Tony Cataldo, Joe Beck, Otto Eppers, and Ruben Moreira. An early superhero and adventure anthology published by Harry Chesler. Rocketman and Rocketgirl learn that Ned Bailey's life is in danger after he finds an old pirate map. The Master Key uses his X-ray vision and powerful eyebeams to search for a missing heir. Reporter Scoop Daily discovers a plot to start a war between Mexico and the United States. Plus a comics biography of Edgar Allan Poe, author of "The Raven" and pioneer of mystery and horror. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Glow in the Dark Necktie ("Girls Can't Resist!"). Rocketman; Master Key; Pseudo-Murder; Happy Landing; Johnny on the Spot; Men of Letters: Edgar Allan Poe; Crime Does Not Pay; Scoop Daily; Punch & Cutey; Blood and Blarney. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Yankee Doodle Jones and Dandy in "The Case of the Strangling Hair," the Echo (with Dr. Doom--not the Marvel villain), the Firebrand, Scarlet Sentry, Black Satan, the Enchanted Dagger, Nemo in Slumberland, and Sergeant Steele. Packaged by Harry A. Chesler Features Syndicate; no art credits are listed, but the work is similar to that produced by the Eisner & Iger Studio (Lou Fine, Will Eisner, et al.). Cover price $0.10.

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