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Comic books April 1943

  • Vol. 17 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 17 #4
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Back cover missing.

    April 1943. Giant Size Issue. Cover by Robert Fuqua. Stories by Nelson S. Bond, Robert Bloch, A.R. McKenzie, Leroy Yerxa, Chester S. Geier, Russell Storm, Lee Francis, and David Wright O'Brien. Illustrations by H.R. Hammond, H.W. McCauley, Magarian, Frank R. Paul, Ned Hadley, Robert Fuqua, and Joe Sewell. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 240 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    America's Best Comics (1942) 5
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    • Centerfold detached and heavily damaged with edge pieces missing (does not affect readability). Insect residue. Staple rust/migration. Water damage, mildew odor. Mold.

    Cover by Alex Schomburg. "The Living Fire of Dr. Fosfor," art by Al Anders (?); Pyroman vs. Dr. Fosfor and Nazis. "Evil In Alexandria"; Black Terror vs. One-Eye and Nazis. "The Green Ghoul," art by Jack Binder; Doc Strange vs. The Green Ghoul. "Rodeo Act" text story by Walt Wilson. "The Bullet Saboteurs"; Captain Future vs. Steuber, Bucher, Lissa, and Koch. "The Anthrax Attack"; the Liberator vs. Myers and his gang. "The Flying Submarine," art by Elmer Wexler (?); Lion Eagle battles Nazis. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #5
    American Sky Devils (1942-1943 Manvis Publications) Pulp Vol. 1 #5
    • .5" Spine split from top. Water spotting.
  • Issue #34
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 34
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    • Cover detached at single center staple and held on with added staples (not manufacturing), tape on cover, small pieces of tape throughout interior.
  • Issue #22
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 22
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1482243011

    1st appearance of the Monster Society of Evil. Cover pencils by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder, Al Liederman and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck, Al Liederman and unknown. Captain Marvel's smashing new mystery serial begins! When Captain Marvel tries to stop Captain Nazi from stealing a precious black pearl from an Indian princess, he learns that the Nazi has been sent by a mysterious criminal genius who has gathered several of Cap's deadliest enemies in "The Monster Society of Evil Chapter 1: The Pearl of Peril" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck. (1st appearance of Mr. Mind as voice on radio.) Captain Marvel also stars in: "Shipyard Sabotage" (appearances by Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring, Josef Goebbels and Benito Mussolini); "The Voodoo Show Boat" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck; and "The Revolt of the Comics!" with story by Otto Binder. Plus: Captain Kid in "Ski Champion" by Al Liederman. And: 2-page text story "Fog and Fury" by Nathaniel Nitkin. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Champ Comics (1940 Harvey) 25
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    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover by Pierce Rice and Arturo Cazeneuve. Stories and art by Sam Glanzman, Bernie Krigstein, Jill Elgin, Frank Borth, Victor E. Pazmino, A. W. Nugent, Pierce Rice, Arturo Cazeneuve and Art Helfant. Harvey makes an early entry in the superhero adventure genre with this anthology. The Human Meteor's final appearance features art by Sam Glanzman. The Liberty Lads set out to stop a Nazi bomber from targeting America, in a story with early art by future EC legend Bernie Krigstein. Magic superhero Dr. Miracle battles Moroccan mystic Mitzah to aid the Allies in North Africa. Human Meteor; Dr. Miracle; Twinkle Twin: Murder in a Blackout; Fingerprints of Death; Water..Water..Everywhere; Liberty Lads; Champ; Introducing Moppo the Marionette; Champ Chuckles; Billy Brains the Boy Marvel; Champ Confusers; Getting Mazie Married. Final issue of the series. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1A
    Classics Illustrated 010 Robinson Crusoe 1A

    Robinson Crusoe, 1st Printing, Classics Comics, violet cover. Cited in Seduction of the Innocent. (NO HRN, 3/43). Cover price $0.10.

  • 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
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    • 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.

  • 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 #1
    Funny Funnies (1943) 1
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached and damaged. Cover loose at original single center staple.
  • 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 #18
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 18
    • Cover detached, only one staple (manufacturing).
  • Vol. 183 #6
    Love Story Magazine (1921-1954 Street and Smith/Popular) Pulp Vol. 183 #6
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
  • Vol. 36 #4
    Nature Magazine (1925 American Nature Association) Vol. 36 #4

    Volume 36, Issue 4 - April, 1943. Magazine published by The American Nature Association to stimulate public interest in every phase of nature and the out-doors, and is devoted to the practical conservation of the great national resources of America. Softcover, 8" x 11.5", 56 pages, color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #86
    Popular Comics (1936) 86
    • Chew. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Features include Grin and Bear It, the Three Little Gremlins, Smilin' Jack, Smokey Stover, "The Crimson Badge of Bravery" (art by Tom Hickey), Terry and the Pirates, the Gumps, Gasoline Alley, Gang Busters, and the Hurricane Kids. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 142 #4
    Popular Science (1872-Present) Vol. 142 #4
    • Trimmed
    • Cover TRIMMED.

    Volume 142, Issue 4 - April 1943. Featured article on "Shall We Quit Building Battleships?!" Also includes articles on automobile, home, and workshop upkeep projects. 6 1/2-in. x 9 1/2-in., 224 pages, PC/PB&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 24 #3
    Rangeland Romances (1935-1955 Popular) Pulp Vol. 24 #3
    • .5" Spine split.
  • Apr 1943
    Shadow (1931-1949 Street & Smith) Pulp Apr 1943
    • Full length spine split (taped). Pages detaching. Oxidation and brittleness.
  • Apr 4 1943
    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic (1940-1952) Apr 4 1943

    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic Insert. 7-1/2 x 10 inches, 16 pages, full color, all newsprint with no slick cover.

  • Issue #19
    Star Spangled Comics (1941) 19
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    • 7.5" cumulative spine split. Original staple missing, tape along spine on cover and all wraps.

    The Newsboy Legion battles Nazis in New York in "The Fuehrer of Suicide Slum" (by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby). The Star-Spangled Kid in "Too Fat to Fight" (art by Hal Sherman). Tarantula in "Me, Gangster." Penniless Palmer in "The Case of the Prince of Pennies!" TNT and Dan the Dynamite in "Power is Where You Find It!" Robotman in "King For a Day!" Simon/Kirby cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 24 #1
    Thrilling Wonder Stories (1936-1955 Beacon/Better/Standard) Pulp Vol. 24 #1

    April 1943. Cover by Earle K. Bergey. Stories by Nelson S. Bond, Joseph J. Millard, Malcolm Jameson, Frank Belknap Long, and William Morrison. Dr. Seuss illustration (small "Buy War Savings Bonds & Stamps" ad). 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 40 #1
    True Detective (1924-1995 MacFadden) True Crime Magazine Vol. 40 #1
  • Issue #12
    True Sport Picture Stories Vol. 1 (1942) 12
  • Issue #31
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 31
    • Paper: White
    • Label #841D00-003
  • Issue #8
    War Stories (1942 Dell) 8
  • Issue #41
    Whiz Comics (1940) 41
    Published Apr 1943 by Fawcett.
    • 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.
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    • Interior is complete. Remaindered copy, first few pages are indented/torn along remainder line. Interior oxidation, corner/edge chipping.

    Captain Marvel stars in "1000 Years From Now"; Golden Arrow; Cousin Egbert; Lance O'Casey; and Ibis the Invincible. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 4
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1219525002
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1554523001
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($60.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Tape on interior cover.
    • Label #0349323001

    Cover by Harry G. Peter. Untitled story, script by William Moulton Marston (as Charles Moulton), art by Harry G. Peter; Paula von Gunther undertakes a series of Amazon tests to prove herself worthy to serve Aphrodite, and her first test: aiding Wonder Woman foil a Japanese plot to drive American women insane. "The Adventure of the Mole Men," script by William Moulton Marston (as Charles Moulton), art by Harry G. Peter; In her second test, Paula must reform the Mole Men of the underworld, which she and Wonder Woman accomplish by opening the Mole Men's eyes surgically to the beauty of the girls they enslave. "The Mother of New York's East Side," script by Alice Marble, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Story of Lillian D. Wald. Untitled story, script by William Moulton Marston (as Charles Moulton), art by Harry G. Peter; To complete the third test of Aphrodite, Paula uses her subconscious X-ray machine to understand the motives of war-profiteering rubber magnates. "Human Guinea Pig" text story starring Hop Harrigan. Untitled story, script by William Moulton Marston (as Charles Moulton), art by Harry G. Peter; Paula had passed her tests, but in failing to oversee the reformation of a slave girl and the rubber magnates, Wonder Woman has failed twice. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Zip Comics (1940) 36
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    • INCOMPLETE. 14th and 15th wrap missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover art by Red Holmdale. "The Lost Boy Scout," art by Irv Novick; A Chinese boy is picked up by Police Officer Clancey and he is carrying a vital link necessary for a secret invention worked on by his uncle; Japanese agents are out to get it. "Introducing Senor Banana," art by Harry Sahle; In a small village in a South American country, there lives a small man, who loves bananas. "Flight to the East" text story starring Steel Sterling by Grant Bosworth. "Cooking School," art by Harry Sahle; The class has cooking lessons. "Man-Eating Lion," script and art by Joe Edwards; A man-eating lion has escaped from the zoo. "Introducing the Applejack Family," art by Harry Sahle; Introducing the Applejacks; The boys are trying out their applejack on Corn-Licker, the mule. "Woody the Woodpecker"; Woody has a new invention, an airplane. "The School Play"; Wilbur is directing the school play rehearsal. "High Jumping Champ" World Wonders non-fiction page by Mary Goss. "The Web and the Dream," art by Sam Cooper; Pierrepont dreams he has killed a man, and next day he can read about it in the paper. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.