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Uncle Charlie's Fables (1952) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Uncle Charlie's Fables (1952) 1
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Hy Mankin, Fred Kida, Dick Rockwell, Bob Fujitani and Charles Biro. Singular comics talent Charles Biro, a legend in hardboiled comics fiction, here reinvents himself as "Uncle Charlie," providing fairy tales for an audience of children - all of whom are featured in a black-and-white photo at the start of each issue. Baker's apprentice Peter Pester gets a chance to help out the king himself. Stable boy Michael rises up to become a noble through the help of his faithful black horse. Untidy Janice meets a giant who teaches her how to be lazy. Peter Pester: This Is a King?; Michael the Misfit; Bedtime For Benjy; Janice and the Lazy Giant; Lawrence and the Fortune Teller. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Uncle Charlie's Fables (1952) 2

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Hy Mankin, Fred Kida, Dick Rockwell, Bob Fujitani and Charles Biro. Singular comics talent Charles Biro, a legend in hardboiled comics fiction, here reinvents himself as "Uncle Charlie," providing fairy tales for an audience of children - all of whom are featured in a black-and-white photo at the start of each issue. Peter Pester gets a chance to win a pirate ship, but first he must defeat the pirate captain in a swordfight. A prince loves Penelope, but her scheming stepmother conspires to have him marry someone else. A black cat is disguised as white to survive a king's superstitions, but then he saves the life of the king. Peter Pesters Wonderful Secret; The Prince and Penelope; The Lucky Black Cat; Snappy, the Turtle; The Baron and the Chimney Sweep; Puzzle Page. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Uncle Charlie's Fables (1952) 3

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Hy Mankin, Fred Kida, Carl Hubbell, Bob Fujitani and Charles Biro. Singular comics talent Charles Biro, a legend in hardboiled comics fiction, here reinvents himself as "Uncle Charlie," providing fairy tales for an audience of children - all of whom are featured in a black-and-white photo at the start of each issue. Peter Pester must convince the king of Gladiola that the dragon demanding his princess is actually a fake built by enemies. A sculptor's apprentice teaches his master how to overcome his vanity. A Scottish harpist wins the heart of an earl's daughter, but needs the help of the elves to win her father's blessing. Peter Pester Takes the Cake; The Sculptors Apprentice; Daring Dudley Deer; The Merry Elves of Scotland; Lady Two-Face. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Uncle Charlie's Fables (1952) 4

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Hy Mankin, Fred Kida, Dick Rockwell, Bob Fujitani and Charles Biro. Singular comics talent Charles Biro, a legend in hardboiled comics fiction, here reinvents himself as "Uncle Charlie," providing fairy tales for an audience of children - all of whom are featured in a black-and-white photo at the start of each issue. Peter Pester wants the spotlight, but gets too much attention when he becomes the court jester. A prince befriends orphaned innkeeper Priscilla, but the princess he is betrothed to wants her to go away. An archer and a princess conspire to teach a king a lesson about gambling. Peer Pester the Sad Jester; Priscillas Patience; A Kings Second Chance; A Big Day for Squirrels; Grey Steele. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Uncle Charlie's Fables (1952) 5

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Hy Mankin, Dick Rockwell, Norman Maurer, Carl Hubbell and Charles Biro. Singular comics talent Charles Biro, a legend in hardboiled comics fiction, here reinvents himself as "Uncle Charlie," providing fairy tales for an audience of children - all of whom are featured in a black-and-white photo at the start of each issue. Peter Pester tries to help protect the kingdom of Gladiola from the wrath of Carboni the Plunderer. Two children have an adventure on a raft and save their town from a flood. A gypsy woman and the town blacksmith find love, but neither of their communities approve. Trouble by the Bushels; Two Who Built a Dream; The Blacksmith and the Gypsies; The Dog Who Lost His Bark; The Sleepy King. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.