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Hot Rod Comics (1951 Fawcett) comic books 1952

  • Issue #2
    Hot Rod Comics (1951 Fawcett) 2

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Fawcett taps into the teen racing scene of the 1950s with one of the earliest racing comics. Clint Curtis and the Road Knights - the law-abiding kind of street-racing gang - get the airport and the city to approve a drag race. Every issue has illustrated mechanical and racing-culture features. This issue includes pinup-style drawings of the Jaguar XK-120, the Cunningham, and the MG Model TD Midget. Clint tries to convince the authorities that not only are the Road Knights a legit club, they want to help with the city's Civilian Defense program. Clint Curtis: Safety Comes in First; The Operation of Hydraulic Brakes; The Sports Car Gallery; Beauty Hints for Your Car; Why Not Build a Ford Four-Barrel?; Clint Curtis: Hot Rods for Civilian Defense. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Hot Rod Comics (1951 Fawcett) 3
    • Water damage.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover by Bob Powell. Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Fawcett taps into the teen racing scene of the 1950s with one of the earliest racing comics. Clint Curtis and the Road Knights put their hot rods to civic use when the town is threatened by floodwaters. Every issue has illustrated mechanical and racing-culture features. This issue includes world-champion racers and racecars of the past. When Clint finds out nobody from Mid City is registered for the charity race, he decides its time to debut his new ride. Clint Curtis: Flood; Speedy Sparkins; The Carburetor; Champions; How to S-T-R-E-T-C-H Your Tire Mileage!; Fuel Facts; Clint Curtis: The Racing Game! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Hot Rod Comics (1951 Fawcett) 4

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    Cover by Bob Powell. Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Fawcett taps into the teen racing scene of the 1950s with one of the earliest racing comics. Clint Curtis heads into the burning desert to enter his hot rod in the Bonneville Salt Flats National Championship. Every issue has illustrated mechanical and racing-culture features. This issue includes more world-champion racecars of the past. Clint and his car club the Road Knights enter a police-approved drag race, in a story with plenty of cool car and motorcycle imagery by Bob Powell. Plus a guide to hot-rodder slang of the 1950s. Clint Curtis at the Bonneville National Championships; The Ignition System; The Cooling System; Famous Racing Cars; Hot Rod Lingo; Clint Curtis: Drag Feud!; The Lineman. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Hot Rod Comics (1951 Fawcett) 5
    • 2.75" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached.

    Cover by Bob Powell. Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Fawcett taps into the teen racing scene of the 1950s with one of the earliest racing comics. Clint Curtis and the Road Knights help police find a gang of car thieves who are stealing hot rods. Every issue has illustrated mechanical and racing-culture features. This issue includes tips on improving fuel mileage, and a look at the "H class" racecars. A high-school shop class builds an experimental car, in a story with plenty of cool car imagery by Bob Powell. Clint Curtis: Stolen Wheels; The Clutch; Speed Secrets; Dippy Detours; A Dozen Ways to Aid Gas Economy!; Clint Curtis: Hot Rod Field Day!; Car Care. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Hot Rod Comics (1951 Fawcett) 6

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    Cover by Bob Powell. Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Fawcett taps into the teen racing scene of the 1950s with one of the earliest racing comics. When a judge takes an interest in the Road Knights hot rods, Clint feels pressure to impress him that they can be responsible street racers. Every issue has illustrated mechanical and racing-culture features. This issue includes Unique Cars, a look at experimental models the Jetmobile, The Fulton Airphibian, and the Phantom Corsair. Clint enters a contest that will test his hot rods ability to take to the hills, in a story with plenty of cool car imagery by Bob Powell. Clint Curtis Drags Hizzoner; Know Your Spark Plugs!; Code of the Road; Squeaks and Rattles; Unique Cars; Steeler the Dealer; Locating Engine Miss; Clint Curtis: Hot Rod Hillclimb; Tightwad Tad. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.