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  • Item #46985079
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    Movie Comics (1939 National) 5 CGC 6.5

    Paper: Off white

    Label #1303993006

    Starts Apr 5

    Photo cover of Louis XIV (Philippe of Gascony, Louis Hayward) and Maria Theresa (Joan Bennett). "The Man in the Iron Mask"; Despotic King Louis XIV discovers he has a twin brother who has grown up under the tutelage of his foster father, the patriotic musketeer D'Artagnan; airbrushed and inked over movie photo stills; Based on the 1939 movie. "The Girl and the Gambler"; Learning of a certain cantina dancer, the notorious outlaw El Rayo bets he can bring her voluntarily back that night; Arriving he learns she loves the craps table operator Johnny Powell; airbrushed and inked over movie photo stills; Based on the 1939 movie. "The Family Next Door"; A plumber (a Rodney Dangerfield type) has misadventures with his family; airbrushed and inked over movie photo stills; Based on the 1939 movie. "5 Came Back"; Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line's flagship the Silver Queen en route to South America when the airplane encounters a storm and is blown off course; airbrushed and inked over movie photo stills; Based on the 1939 movie. "The House of Fear!"; A detective goes undercover as a producer to investigate an actor's murder, which occurred during the performance of a play; airbrushed and inked over movie photo stills; Based on the 1939 movie. "Wolf Call"; Playboy Michael "Mike" Vance, Jr.is night-clubbing in New York City with Natalie; They join a scavenger hunt and break-in a pet shop to get something they require for the treasure-hunt prize; While there, Mike frees Smokey, a police dog, and Smokey follows him home; airbrushed and inked over movie photo stills; Based on the 1939 movie. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #45985388
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    New Adventures of Charlie Chan (1958) 4 CBCS 3.5

    Paper: Off white

    Label #16-183F31E-083

    Starts Apr 5
  • Item #46724311
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    Star Spangled Comics (1941) 29 CGC 8.5

    Paper: White

    Label #0055958020

    Starts Apr 5

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Arturo Cazeneuve. Cabbages and Comics starring The Newsboy Legion, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Arturo Cazeneuve (as Joe Simon); Trying to increase their revenue, the Legion members decide to publish their own comic book, Suicide Slum Comics. The Picadilly Seal starring The Star Spangled Kid, art by Hal Sherman. Found: the Lost Chord starring Super Sleuth McFooey, script and art by Jack Farr. Thar's Gold in Them Thar Hills starring Penniless Palmer, art by George Storm. Catalyst for Catastrophe starring Liberty Belle, script by Don Cameron, art by Chuck Winter. Robbie, the Robotdog starring Robotman, art by Jimmy Thompson. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #51398087
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    Star Spangled Comics (1941) 55 CGC 9.2

    Paper: Cream to off white

    Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case

    Label #1053580001

    Starts Apr 5

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie. Gabby Strikes a Gusher starring Newsboy Legion, pencils by Curt Swan. A Guilty Innocent starring Penniless Palmer, art by Stan Kaye. The Jigsaw Puzzle Murder starring the Star Spangled Kid, art by Jon Small. The Successful Failure starring Robotman, art by Jimmy Thompson. The Temporary Traitor starring Liberty Belle, script by Don Cameron, art by Chuck Winter. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.