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Comic books February 1943

  • Vol. 2 #4
    10 Story Mystery Magazine (1941-1943 Popular) Pulp Vol. 2 #4

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  • Vol. 20 #3
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 20 #3

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  • Issue #71
    Ace Comics (1937) 71

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    Cover art by Joe Musial. The Phantom strips, scripts by Lee Falk, art by Ray Moore. Pete the Tramp strips by Clarence D. Russell. Jungle Jim strips, art by Alex Raymond. Katzenjammer Kids strips, art by H.H. Knerr. Tim Tyler's Luck strips, art by Lyman Young. Blondie strips, art by Chic Young. Prince Valiant strips, art by Hal Foster. Teddy and Sitting Bull strips, art by Joe Musial. Tillie the Toiler strips, art by Russ Westover. Just Kids strips by A.D. Carter. Curley Harper at Lakespur strips, art by Lyman Young. Barney Google strips, art by Billy DeBeck. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 10 #4
    Ace G-Man Stories (1936-1943 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 10 #4

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  • Vol. 15 #1
    Ace Sports (1936-1949 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 15 #1
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #57
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 57
    Published Feb 1943 by DC.

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    2nd Lois Lane cover for Action (3rd anywhere)- Cover art by John Sikela. Crime's Comedy King starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Sikela (signed as Joe Shuster). The Feud of the Rimfire Ridge starring The Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.), inks by Charles Paris. Veiled Desert Bandits starring Three Aces, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Americommandos story, script by Joseph Greene, art by Bernard Baily. The Galloping Ghosts starring Congo Bill. Treasure Trove starring Zatara, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 17 #2
    Action Stories (1921-1950 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 17 #2

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  • Feb 1943
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Feb 1943

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  • Issue #5
    Air Fighters Comics Vol. 1 (1941-1943) 5

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    Edited by Ed Cronin. Cover by Charles Biro. Stories by Charles Biro, Dick Wood, Al Camy, Fred Kida, Tony DiPreta, Mort Leav, Nathaniel Nitkin, Pierce Rice, Arturo Casanueve, John Cassone, and Bob Fujitani. Heroic action stories of war and airborne adventure—these are Air Fighters Comics! 68 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 19 #5
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  • Issue #47
    All American Comics (1939) 47

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    Cover art by Jon L. Blummer. The Disappearing Damsel starring Green Lantern, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Harry Tschida; An old girlfriend of Irene Miller's, Cora Collins, invites Irene to lunch as a witness to a meeting between Cora and a gentleman; When Irene turns around for a moment, Cora disappears! Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction starring Red, White and Blue, script by Ted Udall, art by Joe Gallagher. Hop Battles the Enemy starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. Forbidden Cave starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by Charles Reizenstein, art by Stan Aschmeier. Shanghaied starring Sargon the Sorcerer, script by John B. Wentworth, art by Howard Purcell. The U-Boat starring Scribbly and the Red Tornado, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. The Story of Joshua--Part 1--Picture Stories from the Old Testament, script by Montgomery Mulford, art by Don Cameron. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    All-Flash (1941) 8
    Published Feb 1943 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Large amount of tape on entire spine, interior cover, and 1 page.
    • Label #0004386006

    Written by Gardner F. Fox. Art and cover by Everett E. Hibbard. The Flash is called in to try and revive the spirits of a blind boy who lies near death at a local hospital. A local bookstore owner, unknowingly saved by the Flash, believes that the Three Dimwits have saved him and thus rewards them [as scientists] with a rare volume on how to enter Fairyland. When the appointed night, Halloween, arrives, they read the magic incantation, shrink and enter into Fairyland, as do the Flash and Joan, who also repeat the words. Butch McLobster the Super Mobster story by Ed Wheelan. Japanese Mitsubishi/Italian Savoia-Marchetti-SM81 fact page by Falcon Mathieu. Hop Harrigan text story by Evelyn Gaines. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #2
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  • Vol. 17 #2
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 17 #2
    • Front cover detached. 3" cumulative spine split from top.

    February 1943. Giant Size Issue. Cover by J. Allen St. John. Stories by Edgar Rice Burroughs ("Skeleton Men of Jupiter"), Stanley G. Weinbaum (Part one of "The New Adam"), P.F. Costello, Leroy Yerxa, Stanton A. Coblentz, Dwight V. Swain, Robert Bloch (as Tarleton Fiske), and Jarry Jenkins Jr. Illustrations by St. John, Virgil Finlay, Rod Ruth, Magarian, Hadden, Ned Hadley, Robert Fuqua, and Joe Sewell. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 240 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    America's Best Comics (1942) 4

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    "The Saboteurs of Steel"; Pyroman vs. Ornitz, Huber, and Nazi spies. "The Flying Tank"; The Black Terror vs. Capt. Ruether and Nazis. "The Mechomen," art by Jack Binder; Doc Strange vs. Vurmann and the Mechomen. "Dog Deputy" text story by Jackson Cole. "The Kidnapping of Cortiz"; The Liberator (Dr. Nelson Drew) vs. Kleig, Otto, and un-named Nazis. "The War Bond Money Robbery," script by Stanley Kauffmann (?), art by Al Camy; Jimmy Cole vs. Georgie Abbot and un-named crooks. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    America's Greatest Comics (1941 Fawcett) 6
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    • 1/2" Spine split from top of comic. Few interior pages detached and damaged.

    Edited by Rod Reed. Cover by C. C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Captain Marvel in "The Mystery of Jingle Jangle Jungle," Spy Smasher in "Menace Over Niagara Falls," Mr. Scarlet and Pinky in "The Case of the Crime Derby," Commando Yank in "The Land Where Darkness Reigns," Minute Man in "The Hypnotized Town," Bulletman in "The Baby Monster Mystery!" Stories by Dave Berg, Otto Binder, Charles Sultan, Bob Hebboa, Nathaniel Nitkin, and Phil Bard. Super-hero tales of action and adventure starring such characters as Captain Marvel, Spy Smasher, Mr. Scarlet and Pinky, Commando Yank, Minute Man, and Bulletman. 100 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1943
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  • Vol. 26 #2
    American Girl (1942) Vol. 26 #2

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    Volume 26, Issue 2 - February 1943. The American Girl magazine. For all girls--Published by the Girl Scouts, features articles, advice, and crafts. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 52 pages, B&W Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #230
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  • Feb 1943
    Argosy Part 4: Argosy Weekly (1929-1943 William T. Dewart) Feb 1943

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  • Vol. 2 #11
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  • Vol. 4 #3
    Astonishing Stories (1940-1943 Fictioneers) Pulp Vol. 4 #3

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    February 1943. Cover by Milton Luros. Science fiction stories: "It Happened Tomorrow" by Robert Bloch, "The Halfling" by Leigh Brackett, "Earth, Farewell!" by James MacCreigh, "Soldiers of Space" by Henry Kuttner, and "Come To Mars" by Walter Kubilius. Illustrations by Lawrence, Les Tina and Paul. Softcover Pulp, 6 1/2-in x 9 1/2-in, 114 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 30 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 30 #6

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    February, 1943. Volume 30, Issue 6. Cover by William Timmins. "The Weapon Makers" Part 1 of 3 by A. E. van Vogt and "Opposites React" Part 2 of 2 by Jack Williamson (as William Stewart). Other science fiction stories by J. Francis McComas (as Webb Marlowe), Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore (as Lewis Padgett), Henry A. Norton, Malcolm Jameson, Fox B. Holden, & L. Sprague de Camp. Interior artwork by Frank Kramer & Kolliker, Bedsheet format, 8.5-in. x 11.5-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly (1943 Avon Book Company) 2

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  • Issue #237
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    Published 1943 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #238
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    Published 1943 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #239
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    Published 1943 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #240
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    Published 1943 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #32
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  • Vol. 2 #4
    Big Book Detective Magazine (1941-1943 Fictioneers) Big-Book Detective Pulp Vol. 2 #4

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  • Issue #32
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 32

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  • Issue #2
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  • Feb 1943
    Black Mask (1920-1951 Pro-Distributors/Popular) Black Mask Detective Pulp Feb 1943

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  • Issue #9
    Blue Bolt Vol. 03 (1942) 9

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    Cover by Al Plastino. Stories and art by Dan Barry, Al Fagaly, Alan Mandel, Jack Warren, John Daly, Bill O'Connor, Ray Gill, Harold DeLay, Henry Kiefer, John Jordan, R. E. MacNeal, Ray Ramsey, Martin Filchock and Eugene L. Pollock. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #33. Former superhero Blue Bolt soars as an aviator hero in WWII. Blue Bolt tackles arsonists with an ulterior motive, in a story inked by future Flash Gordon artist Dan Barry. The Phantom Sub launches an attack on the Japanese mainland itself. Sergeant Spook and his sidekick Jerry battle a plot to enslave the US at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. Dick Cole; The Phantom Sub Invades Japan!; Blue Bolt; Old Cap Hawkins True Tales; Fearless Fellers; Krisko & Jasper; Sub-Zero; Edison Bell; Who's a Sissy!; The White Rider: Jail Break; Sergeant Spook; Bluebolts and Nuts. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Feb 1943
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Feb 1943

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  • Vol. 6 #2
    Blue Ribbon Western (1937-1950 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 6 #2

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  • Issue #8
    Boy Comics (1942) 8

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Dick Wood, Norman Maurer, Bob Wood, Dick Briefer, Alan Mandel and Charles Biro. An anthology title from publisher Lev Gleason and his primary creator, Charles Biro, featuring teen hero Crimebuster and his nemesis Iron Jaw. Crimebuster and the US forces capture Iron Jaw and attempt to have his jaw surgically removed, but he escapes and seemingly meets an explosive fate. A crimefighting mission by Young Robin Hood and the Merry Men results in the death of Big Doc. Yankee Longago meets Herman the Hermit, whose fortune in gold is sought by a corrupt king. Crimebuster: Look Out, Crimebuster!!; Young Robin Hood; Boy Comics Hero of the Month; Daredevil: Bye-Bye, Baron!; Dickie Dean; The Case of Tommy Travers; Swoop Storm; Little Dynamite; Yankee Longago. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 54 #4
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  • Vol. 26 #2
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  • Issue #12
    Bulletman (1941) 12
    Published Feb 1943 by Fawcett.

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    NOTE: There is no issue 13. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
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  • Issue #15
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 15

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    Stories and art by John Daly, Jack Sparling, Dorothy Bird, Devah Woillard, Mary Eubanks, Marguerite Bro, Russell Trotman, Sheila John Daly, Gayle Sims, Meg Wohlberg, Nell Giles, Jane Richards, Nancy Pepper, Alice Barr Grayson, and Margaret Sutton. Sometimes listed as Calling All Girls Vol. 3 #2. A kids' anthology from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories, comics and advice aimed at 1940s teen girls. A comics biography of Frances Long, who survived in an internment camp in the Philippines. Coverage of young women in the war effort, salvage drives and other WWII home-front activities. An illustrated guide to American women's wartime fashions, 1776-1943. Susan Says; The Yorktown Younger Set; Freedom's Princess; Blizzard Bound; Judy Wing; Winter Road; The Haunted Apartment; Salute Your Colors; Half the Steel in a Tank; Lets Talk Things Over; New Year's Take-Off; Powder-Puff Pilots; The Smallest Stars Twinkle Too!; Write to Fame; A Date to Remember; WARdrobes; Extras in the Meat Pot; The Goat; Sew to Suit Yourself; Glamour on Combs; She Knows What You Want; Don't You Love Jumpers?; Heady Stuff; Girls in the War; Gadgets for Girls. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 23

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    Cover by Syd Shores. "The Mystery of the 100 Corpses!"; Steve and Bucky go skinny-dipping in a quarry when they are interrupted by Izan (Nazi spelled backwards), who has been using the quarry to dump in bodies of victims (dying air raid wardens) that he has used as models to construct look-alikes from his own henchmen. "Terror At the Shipyards!"; The Torch and Toro are invited to the shipyards to witness the launching of new destroyers, when a bottle is thrown at one of the ships, causing an explosion; After stopping another such attempt, the flaming duo follow the villains to their lair and are captured, escaping in time, however, to prevent a wholesale destruction of U.S. warships. "Battling The Deadly Snapper," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Al Avison; While Army troops pass by a chain gang in Sinister Swamp, one of the inmates breaks loose and makes his escape; Once Cap, Bucky and some prison guards track him down, he is under the personal protection of the weird Turtle-Man and his band of cut-throats and bandits. "Head Hunters' Stew" text story. "The Case of the Bund's Bonds!", script by Stan Lee, art by Bob Oksner; Roddy and his friend are drawn to a group selling War Bonds at half price; When the Secret Stamp investigates, he discovers the group to be Nazis, who are bilking people out of their money by selling them counterfeit bonds and using the money to help the Axis win the war! "The Idol of Doom!", pencils by Al Avison; Steve and Bucky witness a weird and awe-inspiring ritual on the water that leads them to investigate a certain Prince Ba'rahm, who is preying upon rich society women. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 20
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch, tear seal. Sewing punctures along spine, centerfold detached at single center staple.

    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder, Al Liederman and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck, Al Liederman and unknown. Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) stars in: "The Mark of the Black Swastika" (appearances by the Devil and Adolf Hitler); "The Horn of Plenty" with story by Otto Binder; "The Raiders from Space" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck; and "The Terror Out of the Past" by Otto Binder, C.C. Beck and studio artists. Also in this issue: Captain Kid in "On the Farm" by Al Liederman. And: 2-page text story "Convoy to Murmansk" by Nathaniel Nitkin. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 4

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    68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 5

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    Art by Jack Binder and Bert Whitman. Cover by Mac Raboy. Double Trouble In Tokyo starring Captain Midnight. Red Skye Over Egypt text story by Joseph J. Millard. Sergeant Twilight Nabs a Nazi; Captain Midnight and Sergeant Twilight go up against the Nazis. The Beasts That Flew Like Birds!; Captain Albright and his friends are flying to Alexandria, Egypt, when they spot a military plane out of control, which crashes. Case of the War Bond Bubbles humor story with Little Sneezer. The War Bond Plot; Captain Midnight battles Von Twerpitz. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 14 #9
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 14 #9

    Volume 14, Issue 9 - February 1943. Features creative stories, poems, rebuses, recipes, activities, crafts, science experiments, and health articles for children. 6-in. x 9-in. 52 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 008 Arabian Nights 1

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    Arabian Nights, 1st Printing, Classics Comics. (NO HRN, 2/43). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Clue Comics (1943) 2
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    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Alan Mandel and Dan Barry. Stories and art by Alan Mandel, Tony DiPreta, Al Ulmer, and John Cassone. Forgotten superheroes from the Golden Age of comics, featuring early work by Dan Barry and other comics legends. Zippo, Nightmare and Sleepy were all listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. Nightmare and his sidekick Sleepy investigate when Sunnytown's gravity suddenly gets turned off. Zippo uses his powered skates to investigate a doll factory that is smuggling steel to America's enemies during wartime. Twilight and Snoopy investigate suspicious doings at a museum, and encounter the villain known as The Porcupine. The Boy King: A Leader Against Crime!; Nightmare and Sleepy: The Upside-Down Town; Stupid Manny; Micro-Face; Detectives Have Brains; Zippo; Jackie Law and the Boy Rangers; Twilight: The Quilled Death!! 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Feb 14 1943
    Comic Book Magazine (1942) Los Angeles Feb 14 1943

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    February 14, 1943. Comic Book Magazine was a weekly supplemental insert found in the Los Angeles Sunday Times that featured popular comic strips of the era. This edition features Speed Berry on the cover, plus Brenda Star, Mr. Ex, Hy Score, Dill and Daffy, Vesta West, Gertie O'Grady, Rocky, Daniel Boone, Bucks McKale, Spooky, Texas Slime, and Streamer Kelly. Horizontal format, 11-in. x 7.75-in., full color, 16 pages-all newsprint.