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Comic books August 1944

  • Vol. 25 #1
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 25 #1


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Paper: Cream
    • Front cover detached 10%. Back Cover Detached. Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.

    Volume 25, Issue 1 - August, 1944. 6.75" x 9.75", 98 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 10 #2
    10-Story Detective Magaizine (1938-1949 Ace Magazines) Pulp Vol. 10 #2

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    George Rozen cover. Crime and mystery stories by Norman Daniels, Joe Archibald, Larry Sternig & William Campbell Gault, Lawrence Defey, Ted Stratton David X. Manners, Zachary Good, Nathaniel Nitkin, Lee Kessler, and Ken Lewis. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in. 80 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Ace Comics (1937) 89

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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. Teddy and Sitting Bull strips, art by Joe Musial. Tillie the Toiler strips, art by Russ Westover. Prince Valiant strips, art by Hal Foster. Curley Harper at Lakespur strips, art by Lyman Young. Barney Google strips, art by Billy DeBeck. Just Kids strips by A.D. Carter. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    $40 Ace Comics - #89 Aug 1944 GD/VG JP

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  • Issue #75
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 75
    Published Aug 1944 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. Aesop's Modern Fables starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Ira Yarbrough (signed as Joe Shuster). The Baseball Barrage starring Hayfoot Henry. Blunderbuss Booty starring Vigilante, art by Mort Meskin. Frame Up in Fur starring Congo Bill, art by Edwin Smalle. The Sting of Death starring Zatara. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Aug 1944
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular/New Publications) Pulp/Magazine Aug 1944

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  • Vol. 4 #31
    Aero Gram (Gunter Field, Alabama) Phamphlet Vol. 4 #31


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  • Vol. 22 #5
    Air Trails Pictorial (1942-1950 Street & Smith) Magazine Vol. 22 #5


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    • Staple rust: Extensive.
    • Spine split 15%.

    Aviation magazine featuring pictorials of featured designs; model and hobby information. 10.25" x 13", 104 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Aug 1944

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  • Issue #248

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  • Vol. 319 #1
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 319 #1

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  • Vol. 4 #5

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  • Vol. 4 #6

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  • Vol. 33 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 33 #6


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    • Front cover detached 30%. Back cover detached 15%.

    Volume 33 Issue 6 - August, 1944. Cover by William Timmins. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "The Big and the Little: A Foundation Story" by Isaac Asmiov. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9

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    Issue 9 - "Kill One, Kill Two". Softcover Digest, 5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #20
    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly (1943 Avon Book Company) 20

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  • Issue #315

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  • Issue #316

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  • Issue #317

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  • Issue #318

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  • Issue #52

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  • Vol. 22 #12

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  • Issue #48
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 48

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    Stories and art by Ham Fisher, Kermit Jadiker and Charles Zerner (credited as Paine), Elmer Wexler, Frank Tinsley, Alfred Andriola, J. P. McEvoy, John Striebel, Frank Beck and Mart Bailey. Big Shot featured reprints of McNaught Syndicate humor and adventure strips, alongside original characters like Skyman and The Face. Tony Trent, The Face, plots to free Allied soldiers from a Japanese POW camp. Sparky Watts scarcely guesses what is in store for him when he makes a casual jaunt into town for batteries. Handsome Bud Hale asks Dixie for romantic advice, and she assumes it's because he wants to date Mickey. Vic Jordan; Sparky Watts; Charlie Chan; Captain Yank; Joe Palooka; Bo; Dixie Dugan; The Face; Skyman; All in a Lifetime; Aces Back to Back. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $55 Big Shot #48, VG+ condition, Columbia Comics 1944

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  • Issue #7
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 7

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    Edited by Ned L. Pines. Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories by Charles S. Strong, Richard Hughes, Ken Battefield, Everett Raymond Kinstler, Donald Bayne Hobart, Walt Wilson, and August Froehlich. Action-packed tales featuring such characters as the Ghost and the Black Terror, a super strong super-hero. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 11

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    Edited by Ned L. Pines. Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories by Ed Moritz, Charles S. Strong, Tex Mumford, Victor E. Pazmiño, William B. McClellan, and Jim Davis. Action-packed tales featuring such characters as Mortimer Magic and the Black Terror, a super strong super-hero. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #254
    Blighty (1939-1959 City Magazines Ltd.) UK Magazine 254


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    UK weekly men's interest magazine with humor and pin-ups. 8" x 11.25", 28 pages, B&W

  • Issue #33
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 33

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    Cover art by E. C. Stoner. Voyage of Doom!, art by Gerald Altman; Garret and Spunky are sent by the F.B.I. to Morocco to investigate the death of an American agent. The Adventure of the Double Cell; When Prof. Hogart is murdered, the Beetle accidentally ingests himself with Hogart's secret formula which creates an eerie duplicate of himself. Sullivan's Folly text story, art by Herman Browner. Untitled Joan Mason, Reporter story, art by Gerald Altman; Joan Mason investigates unscrupulous behavior at the Children Protective Society. Untitled The O'Brine Twins, script and art by Jack Farr. Fight for Freedom, art by E. C. Stoner; Aquatis, an underwater city, attacks New York. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #12
    Blue Bolt (1940-1949) Vol. 4 #12
    Published Aug 1944 by Funnies, Inc..

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    Cover by James Wilcox. Stories and art by C.C. Beck, Rod Reed, Ray Gill, John Jordan, Jim Wilcox, Henry C. Kiefer, Harold DeLay, Milt Hammer and Tom Gill. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #48. Former superhero Blue Bolt soars as an aviator hero in WWII. Sergeant Spook and Jerry help out around the house for a woman who has a new job in a wartime production factory. The Fearless Fellers kid gang works in a carnival to promote War Bonds, a WWII fundraising drive. Also featuring an ad for Tootsie Rolls, "Captain Tootsie and the Haunted House!" from Shazam creator C.C. Beck. Dick Cole; Fearless Fellers; Cap Hawkins Tales; Edison Bell; Edison Bell's Baseball Game; Sergeant Spook; Forced Landing; Krisko & Jasper; Blue Bolt; Sniffy; Bluebolts & Nuts. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Aug 1944
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp / Magazine Aug 1944

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  • Issue #17
    Boy Comics (1942) 17

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Bob Montana, Rudy Palais, Dick Briefer, Alan Mandel, R.W. Hall, Dick Wood 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 seeks the mysterious villain known as the Moth, who stole a fortune in jewels from a burning building. Young Robin Hood encounters Crow King, who uses trained crows to commit robberies in broad daylight. Swoop Storm uses his new Rocket Ship to take on Axis forces during WWII, featuring art by Archie creator Bob Montana. Crimebuster; Young Robin Hood; Boy Comics Hero of the Month; Daredevil: Case of the Mutilated Mummy; Swoop Storm; Little Dynamite; Yankee Longago. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 55 #1
    Breezy Stories and Young's Magazine (1915-1949 C.H. Young^) Pulp Vol. 55 #1

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  • Vol. 29 #2

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  • Issue #31
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 31
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    Stories and art by C.C. Beck, Rod Reed, Sam Glankoff, Jack Sparling, Eva-Lis Wuorio, Ruth K. Kent, E. P. Couse, Jean Brownlee, David DeArmand, Adele De Leeuw, Isabelle Corey, Elizabeth Nichols, Elena Chance, Jane Richards, Nancy Pepper, Alice Barr Grayson, and Margaret Sutton. A kids' anthology from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories, comics and advice aimed at 1940s teen girls. A profile of teen movie star Ann Blyth. A comics biography of Florence Conrad, American hero of WWII France, who saved priceless art treasures from the Nazis. A comics biography of Elizabeth Fowler, who survived ten days adrift after a Nazi attack on her ship. Also featuring a Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Runaway Horse," with art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck. Judy Wing; Mystery in Ward 13; Allies in the Pines; For Heroic Service to France; Laurels to a Winner; Movies of the Month; Ten Days Adrift; Lets Talk Things Over; Blyth Actress; How to Take Better Pictures; Growing Pains; It's Fun to Sew; The Secret; Cool to Make and Eat; Well, Cross My T-shirt and Call Me Two Tone; Make Yours Black n' White; Fashion Show-offs for Summer Dating; It's Not as Bad as You Think; Dateless Dates; The Victory Club; Girls in the News; Tricks for Teens. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #16
    Captain Aero Comics (1941) Vol. 4 #16
    Published Aug 1944 by Holyoke.

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by L. B. Cole, Carmine Infantino, Jack Katz, Truman L. Harrison, Mark L. Borgatta, Charles Quinlan and Alex Schomburg. Sometimes listed as Captain Aero Comics Vol. 4 #2. A patriotic WWII aviator hero whose motto is "Keep 'Em Flyin'!" Attacked by Japanese fighters, Miss Victory sets out to destroy an Axis air base. Captain Aero's Sky Scouts track down a war profiteer who's cornered the market on black-market gasoline. Plus early stories by legendary artists L. B. Cole, Carmine Infantino, and Alex Schomburg. Captain Aero: The Nipponese Nemesis; Miss Victory: Warido; Frank Luke, Balloon Buster; First Blood; Commandos of the Devil Dogs; Suicide Squadron; Tweedy Triumphs!; Simon P. Buckner; Captain Aeros Sky Scouts: The Black Market Gasoline Baron; The Red Cross: The Story of Hill 613; The Lucky Avenger. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Captain America Comics (1941 Timely) 41

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    Includes: Alex Schomburg cover art; The Killer Beasts of Notre Dame, art by Vince Alascia; Berlin's Mistress of Death Human Torch, pencils by Al Bellman; Defense Witness text story; The Murder Brain, Pencils by Alascia; The Case of the Hit and Run Monster--Let's Play Detective, art by Bellman; and The School of Horror, Pencils by Vince Alascia, Inks and Al Gabriele. 60 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941-1953 Fawcett) 38

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    Cover pencils by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck and unknown. Mr. Mind escapes again. Returning home, Billy receives a letter from Hollywood director Hitchblock, who wants to make a movie to warn America about Mr. Mind and the Monster Society. Mr. Mind infiltrates the studio and takes the place of the mechanical worm being used in the movie, and directs some of his monsters to kidnap Billy, who's acting in the film, and throw him off a cliff in "The Monster Society of Evil Chapter 17: Mr. Mind's Movie Madness" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck. Captain Marvel also stars in: "The Man Nobody Loved!" with story by Otto Binder; "Down on the Farm!" with story by Otto Binder; and "The Chattanooga Ghost" (Chattanooga, TN city story). Plus: Captain Marvel "Missing Face Contest No. 3" 1-pager; Captain Kid in an untitled 1-pager; and 2-page text story "Golden Soot" by Thomas Jameson. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942-1953 Fawcett) 22

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    Cover by Mac Raboy. Stories by Art Helfant and others. Art by Art Helfant and others. Superhero action with Freddy Freeman, who gains the same powers as his hero Captain Marvel, better known these days as Shazam. Captain Marvel Jr. joins a race involving the original steamship, but so do gangsters who stand to gain if they can beat it. A social nebbish at Freddy Freeman's school gets the chance to outperform everybody, even CMJ. Still assisting Livewire Larry, the laziest reporter in the world, Freddy must become Captain Marvel Jr. to keep a lynch mob from murdering a hobo. Plus a full-page comics-format ad for Mary Marvel fashions for girls (dresses, not the costume). Captain Marvel, Jr. Rides the Clermont; The Hopeless Case; Punkinhead; Rubbernose Randolph; Red Danger; The Necktie Party. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948 Fawcett) 23

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    The comics incarnation of a beloved radio hero, aviator "Red" Albright uses his inventions, including an early wingsuit, to fight evil as Captain Midnight. Captain Midnight investigates strange rains of oil over an experimental rubber plant on the Texas border. Capt. Midnight investigates when an honest politician is framed for embezzling campaign funds. CM sets out to stop a planned Nazi massacre of Czech refugees. The Guayule Scorcher; The Frame-Up of Honest John McCabe; Red Skye: Red Wings Over India; Johnny Blair, in the Air; Land of Refuge. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $76 CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT #23 1944 FAWCETT PUBS. WORLD WAR II CONCENTRATION CAMP COVER
    $290 CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT #23 FAWCETT 1944 CGC 3.5 GRADED! WWII CONCENTRATION CAMP COVER!

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  • Vol. 16 #3
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 16 #3

    Volume 16, Issue 3 - August 1944. 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

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    nn (No.1) Written by Reg Carter - 16 Pages

  • Vol. 7 #8

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  • Aug 12 1944
    Collier's (1888-1957 Crowell-Collier Publishing) Magazine Aug 12 1944


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    • Spine split 10%.

    Approximately 10.75-in. x 14-in.; black and white; 48 pages on white paper. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #4

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  • Vol. 117 #2
    Published Aug 1944 by Hearst.

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  • Issue #194408
    Dare-Devil Aces (1932-1946 Popular Publications) Canadian Edition 194408

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  • Issue #90
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 90

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    Cover art by Dick Sprang. Crime Between the Acts starring Batman and Robin, script by Joseph Greene, art by Dick Sprang. Commando Performance starring The Boy Commandos, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Three-Ring Binks story, script and art by Jack Farr. The Warpath text story by Devon Taylor. Battle of the Fans starring Air Wave, art by George Roussos. The Double Steal starring Slam Bradley, art by Martin Naydel. 48 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32

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    Volume 32, 1st Printing - "The Eight of Swords" by John Dickson Carr. Softcover, 5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 14 #1
    Detective Novels Magazine (1938-1949 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 14 #1


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    • Paper: Cream

    Volume 14, Issue 1 - August, 1944. 6.75" x 9.75", 118 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

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    $35 Detective Novel Pulp Magazine 1944 August Mitchel Wilson Stalk the Hunter

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  • Vol. 168 #4
    Detective Story Magazine (1915-1949 Street & Smith) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 168 #4

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  • Vol. 28 #1
    Detective Tales (1935-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 28 #1

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  • Aug 1944
    Dime Detective Magazine (1931-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp Aug 1944

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