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Movie Comics (1939 National) comic books

  • Issue #3
    Movie Comics (1939 National) 3
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($17.25) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Gerber 8 No Show.
    • Label #0760207002

    Cover pencils by Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections), Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections), and Sheldon Mayer (heads across bottom), inks by Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections) and Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections). "East Side of Heaven," script by William Conselman (screenplay), pencils by Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections) and Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections), inks by Jack Adler (airbrush) and Emery Gondor (airbrush); airbrushed and inked over movie photo stills; Bing Crosby plays a singing cab driver who finds an abandoned baby in his cab; Based on the 1939 movie. "Mexicali Rose," script by Gerald Geraghty (screenplay), art by Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections) and Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections); airbrushed and inked over movie photo stills; Bad guys interested in oil profits attempt to take a mission away from poor Mexican children, but Gene and Frog save the day Based on the 1939 movie. "Four Feathers," script by Lajos Biro (screenplay), Oliver Garrett (screenplay), R. C. Sherriff (screenplay), and Arthur Wimperis (screenplay), art by Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections) and Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections); airbrushed and inked over movie photo stills; Resigning his commission on the eve of his unit's deployment against Egyptian rebels, a British officer seeks to redeem his cowardice by secretly aiding his former comrades--disguised as an Arab; Based on the 1939 movie. "Mystery in the White Room," script by Alex Gottlieb (screenplay), art by Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections) and Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections); airbrushed and inked over movie photo stills; In the middle of an eye-surgery operation in a large hospital, the lights in the operating room go out and the chief surgeon is murdered; It is the job of Police-Detective Spencer to figure out who in the room had something to gain from his death; Based on the 1939 movie. "Navy Secrets"; airbrushed and inked over movie photo stills; A Navy officer is assigned to break up a spy ring within the service itself; Based on the 1939 movie. All-American Comics ad. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Movie Comics (1939 National) 5
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($10.68) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Scarce per Overstreet.
    • Label #0167264015

    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.