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Comic books published by Star Publications, graded by CGC

  • Item #52121617
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
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    • Label #1482259022
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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, Mickey Spillane, Larry Antonette and Basil Wolverton. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. A reprint of the second Blue Bolt adventure, featuring the very first teaming of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby: Blue Bolt faces the Green Sorceress and her latest secret weapon, the Cyclotron. A Spacehawk adventure by Basil Wolverton, as Spacehawk faces Droon and The Queen of Neptune. The presence of a text story by future hardboiled detective author Mickey Spillane makes this a rare issue indeed, featuring early work by Spillane, Wolverton, AND Simon and Kirby. Blue Bolt; Sub-Zero Man; Terror in the Grass; Spacehawk. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #52631512
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    Aviation adventure over Korea, featuring a hero using the first generation of jet technology. Captain Jet is summoned by a native girl who is actually a secret agent in disguise. A story purports to describe the actual experience of a bombing run in Korea. A profile of real-life WWII aviator and war hero Dick Bong, who battled Axis forces over New Guinea. Greased Lightning; The Sky Fell Down!; Ace Reynolds: Betrayal Over Pangjun; Flight Heroes; Operation Jet; Hidden Death. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #51701766
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    Cover by L. B. Cole. True-life tales of sporting greats, and stories about athletic people. MVP, All-Star and cultural icon, Joe Dimaggio is widely considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time. (This issue was published before his marriage to Marilyn Monroe.) Yogi Berra comes to be regarded as one of the greatest catchers in baseball history, as well as a widely quoted armchair philosopher. Also featuring biographies of Phil Rizzuto, Tommy Henrich, Red Grange, Bill Tilden and Christy Matthewson. Fear to Fight; Christy Matthewson; Red Grange the Galloping Ghost. 32 pages, Full Color. NOTE: There is also a #12 "Accepted" reprint edition. In the reprint edition, the "Accepted" logo appears in upper left corner of cover. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #53028118
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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by George Peltz and others. Part of Star Publications' purchase of Novelty Publications titles, former adventure comic 4Most becomes one of the most violent of the pre-Code crime titles, with lurid covers by L. B. Cole. Police close in on criminal genius Duke Morane and his underworld empire. In pre-WWII Germany, Hilda marries wealthy older men and then poisons them. The leader of one of the earliest New York street gangs, the Bowery Boys, Bill the Butcher later enters city politics. Underworld Mastermind; The Poisoner; Strong Arm Terror. Final issue under this title; series continues as Shocking Mystery Cases (1952) #50. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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