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Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) comic books

  • Item #45944094
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    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 264 VG+ 4.5

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Helpless Hero, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp; a boy from another planet schemes to take Superboy's place by causing all his powers to go haywire. Aquaman and His Sea-Policeman, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman helps out a city whose streets are all canals. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Green Arrow Robin Hood!, art by Lee Elias; Green Arrow goes back in time and takes Robin Hood's place. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 281 FN 6.0

    Foxing.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy's New Parents, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; Superboy gets rid of crooked foster parents. The Lost Magic Ring, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; Congorilla loses ring while possessing Congo Bill's mind. Moolah the Mystic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 438,000. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #52626963
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    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 285 CGC 3.5

    Paper: Off white

    Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case

    Label #0260577020

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Gravity Girl of Smallville!, script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; Lana gets an anti-gravity belt. The Shame of the Bizarro Family!--Tales of the Bizarro World, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Bizarro Junior No. 1 is too smart. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #52626964
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    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 287 CGC 3.5

    Paper: Off white

    Label #0260577026

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. War of the Superboys, script by Jerry Siegel, art by George Papp; Bad boy Dev-Em escapes Krypton and arrives on Earth. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 1st Bizarro Perry White and Jimmy Olsen in Jimmy Olsen's Kookie Scoops--Tales of the Bizarro World, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; Jimmy accidentally gets transported to the Bizarro World and tries to work for the Bizarro newspaper. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #52626965
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    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 288 CGC 3.0

    Paper: Cream to off white

    Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case

    Label #0260884003

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Knave from Krypton, script by Jerry Siegel, art by George Papp; Dev-Em puts Superboy in Phantom Zone; takes his place and destroys his reputation. Homer humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Bizzaro's Secret Identity--Tales of the Bizarro World, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; Bizarro-Kyltpyzxm gives Bizarro Lois super powers and she adopts a secret identity. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #52626966
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    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 289 CGC 3.5

    Paper: Cream to off white

    Slab: Scuffing on back of case

    Label #0260884002

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Legion cameo (statues) in Clark Kent's Super-Father starring Superboy, script by Robert Bernstein, art by George Papp; Jax-Ur poses as Super-Dad. Tricksy humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Bizarro's Amazing Buddies--Tales of the Bizarro World, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; Bizarro appears before Mary Shelley and inspires her classic novel; he meets Titano, but the people of Bizarro World believe he stole the idea from the King Kong movie. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #52626962
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    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 299 CGC 4.0

    1st app. gold kryptonite

    Paper: Cream to off white

    Label #0260884001

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. 1st appearance of gold Kryptonite in the Superboy imaginary story The Unwanted Superbaby, script by Jerry Siegel, art by George Papp; After his powers are revealed, the military takes custody of baby Kal-El. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Car 45, Get Lost!--Tales of the Bizarro World, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; Bizarro and Bizarro Jr come to Earth and join the Metropolis Police Force. Tricksy humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

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    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 300 GD- 1.8

    Cover detached at both staples.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Super-Planet of Clark Kent and Lana Lang, art by George Papp; Lana and Clark are accidentally transported to a strange world where Clark must make her think they both have superpowers in order to prevent her from guessing he's Superboy. House ad for Superman Annual #5. Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes series begins in The Face Behind the Lead Mask!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Forte, Al Plastino (page 4 and some Superboy and Luthor heads only), inks by John Forte and Al Plastino; At a regular meeting of the Legion of Super-Heroes, the Legionnaires lose control of their powers; Mon-el joins the Legion. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #52591000
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    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 309 CGC 6.5

    Paper: Off white to white

    Slab: Standard, no notable issues

    Label #3713314015

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Part I: The Legion of Super-Monsters!--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by John Forte; Failed Legion applicant Jungle King tries to get revenge with his super-beasts. Part II: The Legion's Super-Showdown! --Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by John Forte; The Legion defeats the Jungle King and his super-beasts. The Fake Superboy from Krypton!, art by George Papp. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

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    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 372 CGC 8.0 SS

    Paper: Off white to white

    Signed by Jim Shooter on 8/12/20.

    Label #3700669004

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    Cover art by Neal Adams. School for Super-Villains!--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Jim Shooter (layouts only) and Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; The Legion infiltrates the Legion of Super-Villains Academy to rescue Colossal Boy; Chemical King and Timber Wolf join the Legion. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #52547004
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    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 459 VF+ 8.5

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    Change to dollar format. The Crimson Comets of Fallville High starring Flash, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Frank Mclaughlin. Murder Haunts the Midway starring Deadman, script by Len Wein, art by Jim Aparo. The Call of the Cosmos starring Green Lantern, script by Cary Burkett, art by Joe Staton. Climax of Chaos starring the New Gods, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Augie Scotto; Story continues from New Gods #19. The Case of the Fortune Cookie Fortune starring the Elongated Man, script by Len Wein, Paul Levitz, Mike Gold, Ann Delary-Gold, and Steve Mitchell, pencils by George Ruppert, inks by Bruce Patterson. The Shark's Dark Demand starring Wonder Woman, script by Jack C. Harris, pencils by Jack Abel, inks by Frank Giacoia. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.00.