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Patches (1945) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Patches (1945) 1

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by B. Kerman, Maurice Whitman and Ezra Jackson. Teen comedy with Patches and his friends getting up to wholesome mischief. Patches and Blacky compete to be the star of the basketball team, but Blacky plays dirty. Mr. Smyte the landlord sells the boys' clubhouse, but offers them a haunted house for their new gathering spot. Patches faces a love triangle when movie star Gloria Payne visits the town. The Secret Seven; The Redwood Wrens; The Haunted House; Patches and the Tiger-Lion; Sandy vs Payne; Scraps Rescue; The Sea Story. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $1,200 PATCHES #1 CGC 5.0 (VG/FN) CLASSIC L.B. COLE COVER 1945 RURAL HOME RARE

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  • Issue #2
    Patches (1945) 2

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    Cover art by George Harrison. "Is Perfume, Perfume?", pencils by George Harrison, inks by Terry Loik; Patches becomes a door-to-door perfume salesman to raise money for a birthday present for Yu-Yue. "Winner Take All," pencils by George Harrison, inks by Terry Loik; Patches and Spencer have a sail boat race to see who gets to take Yu-Yue to the dance. "Surprise," art by George Harrison; Sandy's birthday is on Friday the 13th. "Jitterbug Contest," art by George Harrison; Sandy can't take Sue to the dance because he has to take his cousin Marsha, so Sue goes with Spider which makes Sandy really mad. "Adventure on Skis," art by George Harrison; Spider tries to teach Sandy to ski; Then Sandy tries to convince Sue he's a champion skier, only to find out that she really is. "Jalopy," art by George Harrison; Sandy needs money to fix his car. "Cheating Cheaters," pencils by George Harrison, inks by Terry Loik; Patches tries to get out of a school exam. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Patches (1945) 3

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    Cover by George Harrison and L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Carl Wessler, George Harrison, Terry Woik and Maurice Del Bourgo. Teen comedy with Patches and his friends getting up to wholesome mischief. Patches gets a job at a dude ranch, but his pal Tubby charms the horses with his harmonica. A non-fiction article predicts that the future is plastics. Plus biographies of noteworthy young people, including 15-year-old child and teen star Dix Davis. Dude Ranch; Sunday Monday and Always; Junior Hall of Fame; Sandy & Spiderlegs: Half Hitch; Keeping Fit; Tomorrow's World; Ingenuity Unlimited; Can Wishes Be Your Fortune?; Tubby Takes Off. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Patches (1945) 4

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    Cover by George Harrison. Stories and art by Carl Wessler, George Harrison, Terry Woik, Terry Szenics and Maurice Del Bourgo. Teen comedy with Patches and his friends getting up to wholesome mischief. After eating a plateful of Ham, Patches falls asleep reading Taffy Comics and wakes up with the nose of a pig. Patches and his friends compete for a prize for the first person to capture a rare butterfly. Plus biographies of noteworthy young people, including jazz saxophonist Charles Barnet. Pigs Is Pigs; Youthbuilders Lead the Way; Entomology; Sandy & Spiderlegs: High Society; Plastics in Tomorrow's World; Charlie Barnet; Electronics in Tomorrow's World; Patches & Tubby: A Lion's Tale; Tubby Takes Off. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Patches (1945) 5

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    Cover by Mort Leav. Stories and art by Richard Burdick, Bruce Elliot, Mort Leav, Carl Wessler, George Harrison, Theresa Szenics and Maurice Del Bourgo. Teen comedy with Patches and his friends getting up to wholesome mischief. Patches and Tubby try to become romantic balladeers after all the girls fall for Frank Sinatra, or in the Patches-verse, "Lank Sonora." A short article predicting a huge growth in television in the years 1946-1956, including color television, 3-D television and television-phones. A profile of comedian and actor Danny Kaye. The Voice; Danny Kaye - The Kid from Brooklyn; Television in Tomorrow's World; Touchdown Tubby; Rainbow's End; Beware of the Trap!; Teenage Tycoon; Short Order Success. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Patches (1945) 6

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    Cover by Mort Leav. Stories and art by Richard Burdick, George Herman, Mort Leav, Carl Wessler, George Harrison, Theresa Szenics and Maurice Del Bourgo. Teen comedy with Patches and his friends getting up to wholesome mischief. Patches and Tubby try to impress the girls on the ski slopes during the Winter Carnival, and comic chaos ensues. Profiles of Jackie Kelk (the first actor to play Jimmy Olsen) and game-show host Ralph Edwards. A non-fiction article traces the historical influences of the Boy Scouts. Snowboys; Sidney Short; Jackie Kelk; Truth or Consequences - Ralph Edwards; Sandy & Spiderlegs: Down on the Farm; Sammy Smith; Sandy & Spiderlegs: It's a Gift!; Be Prepaired; Medicine in Tomorrow's World; The Yacht Hot Shot. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Patches (1945) 7

    Stories and art by William Boyd and others. Teen comedy with Patches and his friends getting up to wholesome mischief. Patches and Tubby attend the carnival of the Benevolent Brotherhood of Bison, but everyone there remembers the chaos they caused last year. A three-page story credited to Hopalong Cassidy cowboy star William Boyd, offering advice for kids to straighten up and fly right. Patches dreams that he and Tubby climb the beanstalk and enter a land of giants. Clear the Way; I Can Dream; Hopalong Cassidy; Patches Puzzle Page; Marty McMuscle - A Showoff; Sandy & Spiderlegs; Sammy Slam - a Terrible Temper; Sandy & Spiderlegs: It's a Tie!; So You Want to Lead a Band! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Patches (1945) 8

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    Stories and art by Richard Burdick, Robert Merrill, Mort Leav, Carl Wessler, John Giunta, Theresa Szenics and Maurice Del Bourgo. Teen comedy with Patches and his friends getting up to wholesome mischief. A story credited to musical legend Robert Merrill, recounting his career as an operatic baritone and actor. A profile and cover featuring Western sidekick Smiley Burnette. Patches runs for class president, but his friends are no help. Patches for President; Some Class!; Smiley Burnette; Sandy & Spiderlegs: Let's Cut a Rug; Sidney Short; Sandy & Spiderlegs: Must've Been Something He Ate!; Stick to Your Guns!; Why Be Lonely? 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Patches (1945) 9

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    Cover by Mort Leav. Stories and art by Bernard Krigstein, Richard Burdick, Mort Leav, Carl Wessler, B. Q. Siege, and Maurice Del Bourgo. Teen comedy with Patches and his friends getting up to wholesome mischief. Patches and Tubby meet Senator Claghorn, the popular radio character who inspired Looney Tunes' Foghorn Leghorn. A mystery story featuring popular radio-show detective Jay Jostyn as his character "Mr. D.A." Real-life Big Band legend Guy Lombardo takes Patches and Tubby on a boat trip. Plus an early story by future EC art legend Bernie Krigstein. Taxi, Mister?; Senator Claghorn; Jay Jostyn as Radio's "Mr. D.A."; Stringing Along; Club Scouting; Woe Is the Duck!; Sandy & Spiderlegs: Go Soak Your Head; Buy Two or Three. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Patches (1945) 10

    Cover by Mort Leav. Stories and art by Richard Burdick, Mort Leav, Carl Wessler, B. Q. Siege, I. Werstein, C. More, Terry Szenics, and Maurice Del Bourgo. Teen comedy with Patches and his friends getting up to wholesome mischief. Patches and Tubby meet the stars of the radio show Juvenile Jury. A story about the World Scouting Jamboree, a once-a-decade event for Boy Scouts around the world. A non-fiction article on Jack Carson, comedian, actor, vaudevillian and star of the popular radio comedy The Jack Carson Show. Dr. Fizz Quizzes; World Scouting For World Peace; Laugh, and the World Laughs With You; Sandy & Spiderlegs: A Trip to the Moon, Slightly Below Par; Coming Up, Sir. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Patches (1945) 11

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    Cover by Mort Leav. Stories and art by Richard Burdick, Mort Leav, Carl Wessler, B. Q. Siege, Bob Rogers, Terry Szenics, and Maurice Del Bourgo. Teen comedy with Patches and his friends getting up to wholesome mischief. Patches and Tubby meet radio and film comedian Red Skelton. A story tracing the progress of a Boy Scout from their joining the Scouts to their graduation to Eagle Scout. A non-fiction article in which comedian and screen legend Red Skelton recounts his career. Red Skelton; Sandy & Slim: Food for Thought; From Tenderfoot to Eagle Scout; Sandy & Slim: Down on the Farm, Tubby: 100% for Papa; Coming Up, Sir. Final issue of the series. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.