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Comic books published by William H. Wise, graded by CGC

  • Item #52609885
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    (A-1 Comics #45) Cover by Bob Powell. Art by Bob Powell. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #45. Part of A1 Comics, an anthology from Magazine Enterprises with content that varied from month to month. This issue featured aviation adventure from the Korean War, a continuation of the American Air Forces title. The debut of action pilots Mike Battles and Captain Jet Powers (no relation to the sci-fi character); Inside the military cargo plane the C-119; A profile of James Jabara, the first jet ace in history, meaning multiple victories with the then-new jet aircraft. Captain Jet Powers; The Flying Boxcar; Navy Flyer Rocky Beach; The First Jet Ace: Captain James Jabara; Mike Battles. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #53034054
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    (A-1 Comics #54) Cover by Bob Powell. Art by Bob Powell. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #54. Part of A1 Comics, an anthology from Magazine Enterprises with content that varied from month to month. This issue featured aviation adventure from the Korean War. Mike Battles is assigned to retrieve a colonel's daughter from behind enemy lines, and she turns out to be a beautiful intelligence agent; Nonfiction pieces about aircraft carriers and US air defense; A feature on guided missiles includes speculations on future use of remote technology, including space exploration. Captain Jet Powers; The Air Defense of the U.S.A.; Guided Missiles; The Aircraft Carrier; Rocky Beach; Mike Battles. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #52609900
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    Cover by Bob Powell. Art by Bob Powell, John Belfi and Frank Bolle. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #58. Part of A1 Comics, an anthology from Magazine Enterprises with content that varied from month to month. This issue featured aviation adventure from the Korean War. Airman Rocky Beach aids an infantry squad pinned down by enemy fire, and changes one soldier's attitude toward the Navy; A nonfiction piece about the history of submarine warfare; Religious fanatic Kali Soo leads Korean soldiers to attack a downed American airman, but Jet Powers is not far behind. Captain Jet Powers; Korea...Where They Die!; Sub Killers; Rocky Beach; Mike Battles. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #52609915
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    (A-1 Comics #65) In the feature story: Dead men lay sprawled at her guns. Dead men's hands gripped the controls. The old B-17 was useless, finished, and the fate of the United Nations in Korea depended on her reaching her target and dropping her "EGGS"! But dead men cannot bomb a target, and this was "The Burma Gal's Last Flight!" Also in this issue: "The Devil in the Drink!" (art by Bob Powell), "The Secret of the Tunnel" (art by Frank Bolle), "Secret of the Tunnel" (art by Powell), and "Death Without Orders!" (art by Powell). Powell cover. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #51188366
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    Stories and art by Ham Fisher, Boody Rogers, Frank Tinsley, J. P. McEvoy, John H. Striebel and Alfred Andriola. Collections of classic comic strips from the McNaught Newspaper Syndicate, including Charlie Chan, Joe Palooka and Dixie Dugan. Detective Charlie Chan investigates a mystery; Boxer Joe Palooka visits Boys Town. Sparky Watts; Captain Yank; Dixie Dugan; Joe Palooka; Charlie Chan; Bo the Dog; Hollywood Husband. 60 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #52101326
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    • Double Cover: 1st cover 7.5, interior cover 8.5.
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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Biography, history and real war stories in comics form, part of a trend in non-fiction comics in the 1940s. A biography of David Livingstone possibly written by acclaimed novelist Patricia Highsmith in her early days; True stories of D-Day; Soviet flying ace Alexander Pokryshkin. It Really Happened; D-Day Demons; Dr. David Livingstone; Ace of Aces; Charles Wilkes; For Total Victory; Savage Safari; Albert J. Hoffman; Sir Martin Frobisher. 48 pages, Full Color. NOTE: Says #4 on the cover; indica reads Vol. 2 No. 1. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #46794792
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    Mart Bailey art. 3 pages of Ogden Whitney art. Beginning with a cover showing a tentacled Tojo getting fried by a U.S. Marine's flame thrower, this undated World War II era comic is chock-full of the U.S. anti-Japanese sentiment of that era. A bit larger than the typical comic book at 7-1/2 x 10-3/4 inches; content is a mix of color comic book war stories and black-and-white text and photo articles covering the Marines in action. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #49218976
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    Mart Bailey art. 3 pages of Ogden Whitney art. Beginning with a cover showing a tentacled Tojo getting fried by a U.S. Marine's flame thrower, this undated World War II era comic is chock-full of the U.S. anti-Japanese sentiment of that era. A bit larger than the typical comic book at 7-1/2 x 10-3/4 inches; content is a mix of color comic book war stories and black-and-white text and photo articles covering the Marines in action. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #50715856
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    Mart Bailey art. 3 pages of Ogden Whitney art. Beginning with a cover showing a tentacled Tojo getting fried by a U.S. Marine's flame thrower, this undated World War II era comic is chock-full of the U.S. anti-Japanese sentiment of that era. A bit larger than the typical comic book at 7-1/2 x 10-3/4 inches; content is a mix of color comic book war stories and black-and-white text and photo articles covering the Marines in action. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #49719604
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    Published by Magazine Enterprises. Cover by Dick Ayers and Ernie Bache. Edited by Raymond C. Krank. Stories and art by Bob Powell and Frank Bolle. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #68. Action-packed fact and fiction about the US Marine Corps, in a series revived for the Korean War. A hillbilly named McCoy brings his family feud to Korea; The story of the battle of Tarawa during WWII; A pilot struggles to regain his nerve after being shot down over enemy territory. A-Feudin' and a-Fightin'; The Bloodiest Battle in History!; Boogie Woogie Battle; Flight Into Fury; Initiation Into Fear! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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