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Comic books April 1943

  • Vol. 1 #8
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  • Issue #16
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 16

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Dick Wood, Bob Wood, Alan Mandel, Carl Hubbell, Basil Wolverton, and Dick Briefer. This early superhero title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. Distraught Curly tries to prove himself a faithful member of the Little Wise Guys after the death of Meatball. Rhyming reporter Scoop Scuttle encounters Lester Fester, Esther Tester, Sylvester Pester, Daniel Spaniel and Aubrey Robbery, in a story by comics legend Basil Wolverton. The Pirate Prince sets out to rescue King Andrew from an African prison, in a story with art by Dick Briefer. Daredevil; Thirteen and Jinx: The Death Clock Strikes; Sniffer; Dickie Dean; Scoop Scuttle; The Pirate Prince; Crimebuster: Axis Agent #1; The Claw. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #103
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  • Issue #74
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 74

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    1st Tweedledum and Tweedledee in the Batman and Robin story "Tweedledum and Tweedledee," Boy Commandos in "The Trial of Captain Carter" (by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby), the Crimson Avenger in "The Case of the Kid Reporters" (by Jack Lehti), Spy in "The Treachery at the Waterfront," Air Wave in "Man Who Avoided Metal," and Slam Bradley in "The Adventures of the Wooden Indians!" Half-page ads for Batman # 16, Boy Commandos # 2, World's Finest # 9, and Adventure Comics # 85/Star Spangled Comics # 19. A full-page ad features Leading Comics # 5, Green Lantern # 4, Wonder Woman # 4, Superman # 21, All-Flash # 9, and All Star Comics # 16. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
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    Volume 20, 1st Printing - "Death at the Bottoms". Softcover, 5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 11 #2
    Detective Novels Magazine (1938-1949 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 11 #2

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  • Vol. 4 #4
    Detective Short Stories (1937-1947 Manvis Publications) Pulp Vol. 4 #4

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  • Vol. 165 #6
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  • Vol. 24 #1
    Detective Tales (1935-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 24 #1

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  • Apr 1943
    Dime Detective Magazine (1931-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp Apr 1943

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  • Vol. 13 #2
    Dime Sports Magazine (1935-1944 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 13 #2

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  • Vol. 35 #4
    Dime Western Magazine (1932-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 35 #4

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  • Apr 1943
    Doc Savage (1933-1949 Street & Smith) Pulp Apr 1943

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    April 1943. Cover by Emery Clarke. Stories include "The King of Terror," a book-length novel by "Kenneth Robeson"; "Mission to Murder" by George L. Eaton; and "Torpedoes are Just Fish" by Durand Kiefer. 6.75-in x 9.25-in.; black and white; 112 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 19 #4
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 19 #4

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  • Issue #26
    Exciting Comics (1940) 26

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    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. Villainy In the Virgin Islands starring Black Terror; vs. Durfel and the Nazis. Democracy's Ace Champion starring American Eagle, art by Alex Schomburg; vs. Eiche and the Nazis. The Tasteless Poison starring the Liberator; vs. Hussch and Stell. The Synthetic Rubber Formula starring Sgt. Bill King, art by Maurice Gutwirth. Attack In the Gulf starring Crash Carter, art by Bob Oksner; vs. Nazis. Untitled Meet the Colonel story, script and art by John Chaffin. Larry Smashes the Gulf Sub Menace starring Larry North, art by Max Plaisted; vs. the "Ghost of Lafitte." 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #1
    Exciting Detective (1940-1943 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 6 #1

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  • Vol. 5 #2
    Exciting Western (1940-1953 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 5 #2
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #5
    Fairy Tale Parade (1942) 5
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Brad inserted at spine. Coloring at centerfold. Oxidation and brittleness.

    Big Claus and Little Claus. The Sleeping Beauty, art by Arthur E. Jameson. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. Prince Joel text story. The Wise Men of Gotham. The Nose Tree, art by L. Bing. The Tail of Rufus Redfox, script by Gaylord Du Bois; Rufus Redfox, proud of his pure red tail, gets caught raiding Squire Beaver's grapes, catches what for, concocts a fable of the Boogly Bird, is scoffed at, goes home, creates a Boogly Bord of tar and feathers, scares Squire Beaver into giving up goodies, is found out, gets his tail tip burnt; the fur will grow in white, now all red foxes have a white-tip tail. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Apr 1943
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    Published by Popular Publications Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #105
    Famous Funnies (1934) 105
    • Centerfold detached. Residue on front cover.

    Contains comic strip reprints, activity pages, a text story, and an original Fearless Flint feature. In order of appearance: "Life's Like That" by Fred Neher; "Buck Rogers" by Philip Francis Nowlan and Rick Yager (as Dick Calkins); "Fearless Flint" by H. G. Peter; "Napoleon" by Clifford McBride; "Connie" by Frank Godwin; "Jitter" by Arthur B. Poinier; "Dickie Dare" by Milton Caniff; "Invisible Scarlet O'Neil" by Russell Stamm; "High Lights of History" by J. Carroll Mansfield; "Scorchy Smith" by Noel Sickles; "Oaky Doaks" by Ralph Briggs Fuller; "Skyroads" by Dick Calkins and Russell Keaton; "Roy Powers, Eagle Scout" by Paul Powell; "Olly of the Movies" by Julian Ollendorff; and "Chief Wahoo" by Allen Saunders and Elmer Woggon. "Bite of the Black Widow" text story by Carl G. Hodges. Activity pages by A. W. Nugent. 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Apr 1943
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Apr 1943
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.

    Volume 5, Issue 4 - April 1943. Cover by Malcolm Smith. Science Fiction and Adventures stories. This issue features "Furlough From Eternity" by D.W. O'Brien, and "Children of the Golden Amazon" by Thornton Ayre. Softcover Pulp, 7-in x 10-in, 244 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Fawcett's Funny Animals (1943) 5

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    68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    Feature Comics (1939) 67

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    Cover art by Gill Fox. "The Ugliest Man in the World," art by Rudy Palais; Doll Man vs. The Ugly Man. "The Will of Jacob Pendergast," script and art by Frank Borth; Bizarre circumstances force the Raven to reveal his true identity, Dianne's Uncle John had become the executor of his friend's considerable fortune, and the will required that four random people would have to compete for that fortune; One of these, Miss Withington, killed one of the other four and moved to attack Dianne when she discovered that she was the Spider Widow. Untitled Mickey Finn story, script and art by Lank Leonard. "The Extortionists and the Ape" starring Swing Sisson, script and art by Phil Martin. "Plans For General Dwight," art by Bob Powell; Spin Shaw wins the Navy Medal of Honor. "Spirit of the Elemental" starring Zero, Ghost Detective, script by Toni Blum, art by Witmer Williams. "Hobo's Paradise" starring Blimpy, script by Sy Reit, art by Al Stahl. "Learn Commando Tactics," script and art by Paul Gustavson; Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers vs. The Baron. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #3
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  • Vol. 7 #4
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  • Issue #40
    Flash Comics (1940 DC) 40
    Published Apr 1943 by DC.

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    Flash stars in "The Man Who Could Read Faces," written by Gardner Fox, art by Lou Ferstadt. Also includes: Ghost Patrol in "Into Frozen Russia" by Ted Udall and Frank Harry; Johnny Thunder in "Keep Away Unless You're a Diver" by John B. Wentworth and Stan Aschmeier; The Whip in "Case of the Patriotic Boys" with art by Homer Fleming; King in "Double Trouble" by Fox and Joe Gallagher; "The Heart of Cha Ming" by Ed Wheelan; Victory Puzzles activity page by A.W. Nugent; and Hawkman in "Give Them the Bird" by Fox and Sheldon Moldoff. Cover art by Ferstadt. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 44 #1
    Flying Aces (1928-1943 Magazine Publishers, Inc.) Pulp Vol. 44 #1

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    Volume 44 Issue #1 - Apr. 1943. Fiction, model-making articles, schematics, cartoons and factual essays make up every issue of Flying Aces. Cover by Alex Schomburg. Interior art by Warren Kremer. "Laughing Gas Model" by Joe Archibald, "Poland Flies On!", "I Fought the Jap Zero" first-person account, "Stars in the Sky" including Clark Gable, Tyrone Power, Gene Autry, Ted Williams, "Coming - Tanks With Wings" by James Peck and more. Bedsheet format 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 74 pages, black and white. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Flying Cadet Vol. 1 (1943) 3

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    Illustrated text pieces. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 152 #1
    Flynn's Detective Fiction (1942-1944 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 152 #1

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  • Issue #194304
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  • Issue #3
    Funny Book (1942) 3

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    Stories and art by Mary Elting, Joan Douglas, Adam Allen, Elizabeth Decker, and Mary Mapes Dodge. Funny-animal comics and adaptations of classic literature from the publishers of Parents Magazine. Flip-Flap the seal and Butch the frog help two zebras change the color of their stripes; An excerpt from the children's classic "Hans Brinker"; A farm dog makes the safety of the chickens his top priority. Funny Book Folks for You to Color; The Bear That Found a Star; Flip-Flap Does a Good Turn; Barker; The Tricky Horse; Fidget and His Fighting Midget; Puddle Muddle Folks; Peter Takes a Walk; Puffer and the Flying Dragon; Who'll Take the Cake?; Freddie Fieldmouse; Chief Wahoo Goes a-Wooing; Laurie and the Fire Engine; Coo-Coo Comics; Hans Brinker of the Silver Skates; It Followed Her to School; Scrambled Animals; Mr. Quince Plays Hockey! 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Funny Funnies (1943) 1
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached and damaged. Cover loose at original single center staple.
  • Vol. 26 #3
    G-8 and His Battle Aces (1933-1944 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 26 #3

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  • Vol. 1 #3
    Gay Love Stories (1942-1960 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 1 #3

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  • Issue #1
    Gayety (1943) 1

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    68 pages of old-fashioned cartoons and gags ranging from family-friendly to a little racy. Cover by pin-up artist Peter Driben. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2", B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #7
    Gene Autry Comics (1941-1943 Fawcett/Dell) 7

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    68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #8
    Genii Magazine (1936) Vol. 7 #8

    Volume 7 # 8 - April 1943. The Conjuror's Magazine. Magic articles, demonstrations and news. 7 3/4-in. x 10 3/4-in., 24 pages, black and white. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #12
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 12
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Tape on centerfold. Tiny piece of plastic debris trapped inside slab.
    • Label #1296753008

    Stories and art by Sam Glanzman, Harry Sahle, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, W. Jourdain, and Arturo Cazeneuve. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Green Hornet seeks the truth behind a kidnapping on the docks, but the most important clue was destroyed. In the afterworld of American heroes, forgotten frontiersman Bunk Hill tries to convince Lincoln, Washington and the rest that he deserves to be counted among their ranks, in a humorous story with art by Sam Glanzman. Stripe-wearing hero Zebra investigates when a hospital patient commits a murder and escapes. Plus a note from the publisher saluting Sgt Alfred Harvey as he leaves for active duty during World War II. A Salute and a Pledge; Green Hornet: The Killer in Black; Mr. Q: Long Distance Murder!; Green Hornet Buzzers; Spirit of '76; The Story behind the Cover; The Spirit of 'Bunk' Hill; Mighty Midgets; Army and Navy; Roddy; Zebra; The Clue That Went Up in Smoke. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
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  • Issue #3
    Headline Comics (1943) 3

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    Cover by Jack Binder. Stories and art by Bill Ward, Ken Browne, Al Zere, Douglas Grant and Buster Green. Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. Teen inventor Cliff Gordon takes on Axis Fifth Columnists operating within America itself; The Junior Rangers take the fight against fascism to Hitler's doorstep; A high-voltage shock turns teen Dan Curtis invisible, which he uses to fight crime, but also to pull pranks. Junior Rangers; Animal Crackers; Cliff Gordon the Wonder Boy; Happy and Scrappy; Little Johnny Doolittle; Growing Pains; Perry Allen; Private Messkit; Tom Morgan; Invisible Boy. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #4
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  • Vol. 3 #10
    Headquarters Detective (1940) True Crime Magazine Vol. 3 #10

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  • Issue #27
    Hit Comics (1940) 27
    Published Apr 1943 by Quality.

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    Cover pencils by Ruben Moreira. Enter: Silk and Her Highness, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff; Kid Eternity's powers are removed by Mr. Keeper when the Kid mis-uses his powers to transform two ordinary guys into "he-men"; However, two crooks witnessed this scene and informed Her Highness of this, and she ordered Silk to capture the men and bring them to her. Scarpaw Smythe starring Betty Bates, art by Al Bryant. The Goodies' Battle Royal starring Woopy, art by Art Gates. Dan Tootin humor page by Jack Cole. The Four Feathers of Death; Stormy faces his only costumed foe, The Archer, in an exciting battle of wits before his adversary falls out a window to his death. At Liberty starring Bob and Swab, script and art by Klaus Nordling. Grego the Grisly Heading East starring Bill the Magnificent, art by Paul Gustavson. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 17 #4
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  • Issue #14
    Joke Comics (1942-1946 Bell Features) 14

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  • Issue #8
    Joker Comics (1942) 8

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  • Issue #4
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  • Issue #50
    Jumbo Comics (1938) 50

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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Edited by Jerry Iger. Stories and art by Jerry Iger, Mort Leav, Alex Blum, Bob Hebberd, Rafael Astarita, Arthur Peddy, and Robert Webb. An influential anthology starring jungle hero Sheena, featuring early art by legendary comics artists in the Eisner-Iger Shop. Sheena battles the Vulture-woman's army of trained vultures; Time-traveler Stuart Taylor joins Beowulf in his greatest battle; Drew Murdoch investigates when a boxer is apparently killed by a dead man. The Hawk; Weird Stories of the Supernatural; Sheena, Queen of the Jungle; Ghost Gallery; Midnight the Black Stallion; Tom Dick and Harry; Delayed Payment; ZX-5 Spies In Action; Inspector Dayton. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 40

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    Cover art by Dan Zolnerowich. "Killer Plague," art by Saul Rosen; A white hunter has set up a rendering plant and is indiscriminately killing men and animals to feed the vat of boiling fat. Untitled story, art by Nick Cardy (as N. Viscardi); Simba kills an escaped circus ape. Untitled story, art by Henry Kiefer; The jungle animals believe that Wambi is responsible for a forest fire that endangers them all. "The Scorpion!", art by George Appel; The cult of the scorpion god, Kata, comes to Khefra to establish a temple. Untitled story, pencils by Robert Webb; Terry receives word that a nearby outpost is being besieged by Bedouins and rides with his lancers to the rescue; However, it is a trap and Terry and his men are captured and then rescued by Andy and the gang. "The Jungle Empress" text story. Untitled story, art by Richard Case; A white woman with a trained rhinoceros steals the idol of the Zugos; Tabu recovers the statue and returns it. Untitled story; Josephine Jordan, Camilla's cousin (unknown to both Josephine and Camilla), is in the jungle with attorney Jim Rodney to try and learn the fate of Josephine's uncle, Camilla's father. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #6
    Jungle Stories (1938-1954 Fiction House) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 2 #6

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