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John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) comic books

  • Issue #1
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 1
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    Winter 1949. John Wayne photo cover. John Wayne—A Mans Man bio with photo. The Cowboy and the Gambler starring Wayne; bold, ruthless and fired with the burning ambition to stamp his brand of crime on the frontier town of Gamblers Gulch was a gunman to be reckoned with in the wests never-ending fight for law and order; his name—Blackjack Wells. Sudden Death at Dragon's Peak starring Wayne. The Mysterious Valley of Violence starring Wayne.Photos on the inside front and back covers, and the back cover. Sudden Death at Dragon's Peak. The Mysterious Valley of Violence. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 2
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0145141020
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    John Wayne photo cover. The Battle of the Giants starring Wayne, pencils by Gil Kane; boxer Gib Horns will take on all comers; hell pay $100 a round to anybody who stays three rounds with him. Horses of the Old West. The Vanishing Stagecoach. A Man Called Bat text story by Ern Stanley. Draw!, art by Frank Frazetta (two pages). The Blue Lightnin' Twins starring Wayne. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 3
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1270656002
    • Piece missing from front cover.

    John Wayne photo cover. Name John Waynes horse and win a TV set ad with Wayne photo. The Claws of Death, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta; Wayne makes his case to a friend that you should only kill in self-defense. About Cowboys, art by Fran Matera; fact page about cowboy clothes. About Horses, art by Fran Matera; Fact page about cowboy horses. The Mystery of Rhyming Range starring Wayne, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta. John Wayne--Flying Sheriff text story by Donald George. The Mask of Death starring Wayne. Full page black & white pinup from the movie "Sands of Iwo Jima." Back cover Wayne pinup. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 4
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1270656003

    John Wayne photo cover. Double Danger starring Wayne, art by Leon Winik; a fiend plans a massacre; an angry Indian repays an ancient grudge; a thousand men are led to fierce combat. Dude Ranch humor page, art by Harry Betancourt. Li'l Fish humor page by Mel Lazarus. The Panther Man, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta. Prospector Pete humor page by Art Helfant. Facts about cowboy's saddles, the parts and types. Hi, Tumbleweed! Watcha Doin? starring Tumbleweed Tim and Chuck, script and art by David Tendler. Incident in the North text story by Benton Rice. Black Gold starring Wayne. Ad for Lil Abner, John Wayne, Captain Tootsie, and Truly Teen-Age Magazine. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 5
    • Cover and centerfold detached, 3" cumulative spine split.

    John Wayne photo cover. Festival of Crime; into a nightmare of murder and carnival flim-flam, John Wayne plunged to battle a strange murderer in a dreamland of trick mirrors, revolving drums, and sliding floors. The Volcano Of Death starring Wayne. The Raiders of Blush Pine starring Wayne, art by Leon Winik. The Deadwood Coach Makes It text story. Pot-Shot Pete vs. Two-Gun Zilch, script and art by Harvey Kurtzman. The Rebels of Rio starring Wayne, art by Martin Thall (as Marty Rose). Ad for Lil Abner, John Wayne, Captain Tootsie, and Truly Teen-Age Magazine. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 6
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • Cover detached. Water damage. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split (partially taped). Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.

    John Wayne photo cover. Genius humor page by Harvey Kurtzman. Cavern of Doom; it was a nightmare being trapped in an ice cave; Waynes horror was tripled when he turned and saw that there were creatures from a pre-historic past. The Lion's Den starring Wayne. Taxi! text story starring Memphis Smith by Donald George. Pot-Shot Pete vs. The Apache Indians, script and art by Harvey Kurtzman; Pot-Shot tries to halt arms sales to the Apaches. Murder Will Out starring John Wayne, art by Al Williamson and Frank Frazetta. Ad for Lone Ranger pen set with cowboys belt. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 7
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1270658002

    John Wayne photo cover. The Stranger's Revenge, art by Frank Bolle; in the weirdest of battles that ever faced John Wayne, he came to grips with a strange figure—a demon who had sworn vengeance and hate on all men. The Lead Reckoning starring Wayne. An Invitation to Murder starring Wayne, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta. Teddy humor page by McLean. The Floating Birthday Party starring Wayne, art by Myron Fass. Devil's Canyon text story by Benton Rice. Tall Tales in the Saddle, art by Jack Sparling. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 8
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • Cover detached. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    John Wayne photo cover. The Weeping Walloper; John Wayne becomes the measure of a boys stature as a new kind of prospecting—the search for black gold—plunges Wayne into an adventure with a kid who doesnt know when to quit. The Ugly Duckling Bandit starring Wayne. Buffaloing the Buffalo text story by Donald George. Duel of Death starring Wayne, art by Leonard Starr. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 11
    • Staples added (not manufacturing).

    John Wayne photo cover. Man Hunt starring John Wayne; Its deer season, but theres a killer deer on the loose. Tallaghan; John Wayne encounters a city of violence, or is it a ghost town? Battled Dynamite starring John Wayne. Orange Crush ad with Lil Abner. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 12
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.13) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • 2" cumulative spine split, water damage.

    John Wayne photo cover. Link-Up in Korea, pencils by Charles Sultan; it was kill or be killed in an attempt to slash through enemy lines in North Korea; the regiment was cut off, and John Wayne was the point of the lead platoon as a daring attempt was made to join forces with a relief combat task force. Lionel trains ad. The Forbidden Flower starring Wayne. Genius humor page by Harvey Kurtzman. Ghost Guns starring Wayne. Another Genius humor page by Harvey Kurtzman. Back cover Wayne photo. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 14
    • Conserved
    • CONSERVATION. Staples replaced. Small pieces of tape reinforcing staples on interior front cover.

    John Wayne photo cover. Ad for 10 Hitler stamps. Operation Peeping John; John Wayne must go behind enemy lines in North Korea with orders to dig in under the noses of the enemy and sweat out the mission that makes him a peeping john. Birds of a Feather starring Wayne; a mountain man/poet becomes a killer. The Trail of the Wandering Pine starring John Wayne. Rex and Tex humor page. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 15
    • 5 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Bridgehead, pencils by Mel Keefer; John Wayne and his buddies, Tim, Charlie and Joe Billis, are on a mission to set up a booby trap on a bridge across a vital river. Major Mars strip ad for popsicles, you could send off for a Rocket Ring. The Music Maker; Wayne hears strange music in the night and the whine of angry bullets. The Devil's Horsemen starring Wayne, art by Gerald McCann. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 16
    • Trimmed
    • TRIMMED at top edge.

    Art cover by Gerald McCann with small round John Wayne photo inset. Golden Double-Cross, art by Gerald McCann; when danger lurks on the western plains, John Wayne takes after it with guns blazing; but six-shooters are helpless against suspicion when it threatens to wreck an old friendship. The Glitter and the Gleam, art by Gerald McCann. Spanish Gold, art by Gerald McCann. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 18
    • 6.25" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Jack Sparling. Lionel trains ad. The Panther Man, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta; Long Claw, a man-killing black panther, died years before and lives again. The Lead Reckoning starring John Wayne; an in-coming train carries a murderer. The Ugly Duckling Bandit, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta. Ten-Gallon Allen humor page by Leon Winik (as Win). 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 19
    • 5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover art by Gerald McCann. The Dog That Talked Like A Man, art by Gerald McCann; a peddler has an old friend in a talking dog and a new friend in John Wayne. Larsen's Folly starring Wayne, art by Gerald McCann; Bonanza is given the key to the city of Menango. The Outlaw, art by Jack Sparling. Ad for Toby Press comics. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 20
    • 3 3/4" tear in back cover.

    How Many Deaths Build a Bridge?; John Wayne is offered a dangerous job building a bridge. Mad Man's Whim starring Wayne. The Dungeon-Keep of the Busted Circle; a struggle over ownership of the Busted Circle Ranch threatens to destroy Bonanza and John Wayne. Boy Scouts Jamboree ad. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 22
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch.

    Art cover with small round John Wayne photo inset. Flash Flood; John Wayne investigates a dam that may break. Mask of the Tiger; Prince Syed, a former fighting comrade-in-arms in Korea, invites John Wayne to Banmadore; Wayne must deal with terrorists called The Masks of the Tiger. Little Guy text story by T/Sgt. Charles F. X. Houts. Cochise Apache Chief two-page bio. The Tale of the Three Rotters, art by Ernie Schroeder. Charles Atlas strip ad. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 27
    • 3" cumulative spine split, tape along spine adhering cover to first wrap.

    John Wayne photo cover from the movie "Hondo." Death On Dali Lhari, art by Jack Sparling; John Wayne leads a rescue party up a mountain in India. Dew On the Rawhide, pencils by Charles Sultan; western story involving John Wayne and a rattlesnake. West of Saigon starring John Wayne and the French Foreign Legion, art by Jack Sparling. There Is a Man text story by Charles Houts (as Staff Sergeant C. F. X. Houts). The Private War; Army private has a date with a beautiful blonde. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 30
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #0270216001
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    John Wayne photo cover. The Wild One; John Wayne recognizes a bucking bronco from his past. Marooned!; John Wayne is marooned high in the Rockies in the middle of winter. Blood On the Horn, pencils by Bob Bean. Following the Buffalo article by Donald George. Comicscope toy project ad. The Kid one-page story with Billy the Kid. Bullseye! 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 31
    • 1" Spine split from top.

    John Wayne photo cover. The Battle of the Giants starring John Wayne, pencils by Gil Kane; Gib Horn, heavyweight champion of the world, is paying any hombre $100 who can stay with him in the ring for three minutes. Somebody Gets Caught text story by Benton Rice. The Blue Lightnin' Twins starring John Wayne, art by Al Williamson and Frank Frazetta. The Vanishing Stagecoach starring John Wayne, pencils by Charles Sultan. Ad for Howdy Doody toy color television set. Back cover Wayne photo. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.