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Comic books September 1944

  • Vol. 25 #2
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 25 #2

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  • Vol. 11 #3
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 11 #3
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  • Issue #4
    4Most Vol. 3 (1944) Four Most 4
    • Paper: Off white
    • Water damage. Centerfold detached.

    Stories and art by Ray Gill, Jim Wilcox, and B. Gordon Guth. Sometimes listed as 4Most #12. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Cadet Dick Cole is hired to guide a millionaire's son and future cadet, but the kid warns him that something is not right on their private island. Amateur photographer Candid Charlie accidentally discovers that the winner of a "quiz kid" contest is actually a midget in disguise. Edison Bell and his friends set out to fix up an old theater, but the owner says it's haunted. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make a miniature theater. Dick Cole; Edison Bell: The Ghost Goes Nuts; Edison Bell's Gadget Page; Candid Charlie: Child Opportunity Contest; Pilot No. 13; The Cadet. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    Ace Comics (1937) 90

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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. Captain Tootsie ad, script by Rod Reed, art by C. C. Beck. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #14
    Ace G-Man Stories (1936-1943 Popular Publications) Canadian Edition Vol. 9 #14

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  • Vol. 8 #4
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 8 #4

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  • Vol. 2 #4
    Acolyte (1942-1946 Francis T. Laney) Vol. 2 #4

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  • Issue #76
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 76
    Published Sep 1944 by DC.
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    • Interior tearing, minor affects to art and story.

    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. A Voyage to Destiny starring Superman, pencils by Ed Dobrotka. The Damaged Boulevard starring Hayfoot Henry. The Mountain Without a Top starring The Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin (signed as Mort Morton Jr.). The Trapped Trappers starring Congo Bill, art by Edwin Smalle. Walk of Death starring Zatara. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 17 #9
    Action Stories (1921-1950 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 17 #9

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  • Sep 1944
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Sep 1944

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  • Issue #93
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 93

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Sleep For Sale starring The Sandman, script by Joe Samachson, art by Pen Shumaker; Mr. Kendall goes to the Sleepatorium, a special dormitory that puts people to sleep when nothing else works. What he doesn't know, and that the Sandman discovers, is that a fellow patient, a criminal known as Wide-Awake Willie, also uses the facility as a blind to get sleep. Roguery in Nine Reels starring The Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Gifts from the Stars starring Starman, script by Joe Samachson, art by Emil Gershwin. Genius Jones Broadcasting, script by Whitney Ellsworth, art by Stan Kaye. The Peerless Puppets starring Mike Gibbs, Guerilla, script by Joe Samachson, art by Edmond Good. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Air Ace Vol. 2 (1945) 5

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  • Vol. 22 #6
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  • Vol. 6 #3
    Air War (1940-1945 Better) Pulp Vol. 6 #3

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  • Issue #60
    All American Comics (1939) 60

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    Cover art by Paul Reinman. The Desperate Dilemma of Dippy Drake! starring Green Lantern, art by Paul Reinman; A timid pickpocket who wants to reform is hired by a mobster to pick the pocket of the District Attorney, who is carrying the evidence needed to convict him. Who Is the Atom?, script by Joe Greene, art by Joe Gallagher; Bertram Beazle, Mary's newspaper editor, assigns her to find out who the Atom really is, but she mistakenly hires two thugs to bait the trap for the Mighty Mite. The Man Who Spoke in Whispers! starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by Joe Greene, art by Stan Aschmeier [signed as Stan Josephs]. Courier Duty starring Red, White and Blue, art by Joe Gallagher. Prison Camp Invaders starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #9
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  • Vol. 1 #10
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  • Issue #22
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 22

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    Fall 1945. The Justice Society of America star in the fable-like "The Test of Time!" Plot by Gardner Fox and Sheldon Mayer, script by Fox. Art by Joe Gallagher plus individual chapters featuring Hawkman (art by Sheldon Moldoff), Starman (art by Stan Aschmeier), Johnny Thunder (art by Aschmeier), the Atom (art by Gallagher), Dr. Mid-nite (art by Aschmeier), and the Spectre (art by Gallagher). Wonder Woman cameo. Two-page Hop Harrigan text story, "Lend-Lease for China." Tootsie Roll back cover ad, "Captain Tootsie Battles Monster Man" (art by C.C. Beck?). Frank Harry cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    All Winners Comics (1941) 13

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    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. The Case of the Masked Strangler starring Human Torch, pencils by Harry Sahle; The Flaming Duo must stop a sinister woman named the Madame, who tries to force factory workers to sabotage the war plants that they work in. The Gardens of Doom starring Captain America, pencils by Al Fagaly, inks by Al Avison; Cap and Bucky must square off against a crazed scientist who has succeeded in cross breeding plants and humans to create a creature remaining only 75% still human! Waterfront Terror starring Sub-Mariner, art by Allen Simon. Photo ad for the Miss America Magazine Contest. The Maze of Madness starring the Whizzer, inks by Bob Oksner. A message from Captain America to the Sentinels of Liberty, visually instructing them [with the help of Bucky] on how to package various types of paper products for the paper salvage efforts being undertaken by the government. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    All-Flash (1941) 16
    Published Sep 1944 by DC.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects art and story.

    Written by Gardner F. Fox. Art and cover by Everett E. Hibbard. The mouthpiece of one of the Scarlet Speedster's most dangerous foes, The Sinister, decides he can no longer cover up for his client's criminal misdeeds. So he sends the Flash a letter giving the first of five clues to reveal the Sinister's planned crime sprees. Timid Bertie humor story by Ronald Santi. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    All-New Comics (1943) 10
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  • Issue #1
    Amazing Comics (1944) 1

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    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. Horror of the Murdering Magician, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Al Avison; The Young Allies stow away on a troop transport bound for India to fight the Japs; Once they arrive, they encounter an Indian magician Tehru, who uses mirrors to create illusions in order to sway Indians to fight for the Axis; The kids use their powers to sway the Indians, and Tehru is brought before the Japanese in disgrace; He begs for one more chance and plans to use his mirrors to give the illusion that the Japanese troops are not attacking from where they seem to be. The Mad Minute starring the Whizzer, pencils by Bob Powell, inks by Al Gabriele. The Face, Master of Evil starring the Destroyer, pencils by Al Gabriele, inks by Vince Alascia. The Voice of Doom starring Sgt. Dix, pencils by Al Bellman, inks by Vince Alascia. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 18 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 18 #4

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    Sept 1944. Science fiction stories by Robert Moore Williams, William P. McGivern, David Wright O'Brien, P.F. Costello, E.K. Jarvis, Morris J. Steele, Gerald Vance, Russell Storm, William Lawrence Hamling, John York Cabot, and Duncan Farnsworth. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John, Julian S. Krupa, Magarian, Russell Milburn, Herbert McClure, A.K. Bilder, and Robert Fuqua. Cover by Krupa. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 208 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #249
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  • Vol. 319 #2
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 319 #2

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  • Vol. 4 #6
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  • Vol. 4 #2
    Army-Navy Flying Stories (1942-1945 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 4 #2

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  • Vol. 34 #1
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 34 #1

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    Volume 34, Issue 1 - September, 1944. Cover by William Timmins. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "Census" by Clifford D. Simak. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
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    Issue 10 - "Final Appearance". Softcover Digest, 5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #24
    Batman (1940) 24
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1944 by DC.

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    Cover by Dick Sprang. "It Happened In Rome," script by Joe Samachson, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Bruce Wayne is sent back to the time of the ancient Romans and runs afoul of a high official as Batman, so Robin must also make the journey back to help the Caped Crusader get out of the jam he is in. "Convict Cargo!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Bruce Wayne allows himself to come under investigation by the District Attorney for juggling the books in order to ferret out a clever gang that, for a price, makes wealthy suspicious men like Wayne "disappear" from prosecution. 1-page Gee-Man story by Ray McGill. "Western Incident" text story by Tex Palmer. "Police Line-Up!", art by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane); Alfred attends a Police line-up in order to sharpen his visual recognition skills, something that nearly backfires on him. "The Mayors of Yonville!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); The Caped Crusaders must save the people of Yonville from a gold swindle, but they have to break out of jail to accomplish it. 1-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #319
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  • Issue #320
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  • Issue #321
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  • Issue #322
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  • Issue #323
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  • Vol. 3 #5
    Beauty Parade (1941-1956 Harrison Publications) Vol. 3 #5

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  • Sep 1944
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    Best True Fact Detective Cases Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #53
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  • Vol. 23 #1
    Better Homes & Gardens Magazine (1924) Vol. 23 #1

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    Volume 23, Issue 1 - September, 1944. Features: "Tomorrow You Can Live Like This" Article by Mid-Century Designer Russel Wright. Full page color ads for Sunkist Orange Juice, Hellmann's Mayonnaise, Swan Soap, Congoleum Flooring, Ford Motor Company with painting by Donald Mills. Rear cover with full-color Spam ad. 8 1/2-in. x 12-in. 106 pages. Partial color, partial black and white. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #49
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 49
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    Stories and art by Ogden Whitney, Tom DeAngelo, 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. With the Face's alter ego Tony Trent undergoing torture in an Axis prison camp, Wild Bill Soggans assumes the mask and identity of The Face. Appledale becomes a boom town after a "super-oil" is discovered beneath the town by Doc Static's cosmic ray machine. Dixie Dugan helps steer a path to romance for handsome ex-lumberjack Bud and her friend Mickey. Vic Jordan; Sparky Watts; Charlie Chan; Captain Yank; Joe Palooka; Bo; Dixie Dugan; The Face; Skyman; A Little 'Magination. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 19 #1
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 19 #1

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    Fall 1944. The Black Bat in "Murder Deals in Ersatz" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "Rats Don't Live Long" by Robert Sidney Brown; "A Date With Death" by Samuel J. Bailey; "Ansel and the Admiral's Widow" by H. Wolff Salz; and "Spectral Agent" by Clark Frost. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 80 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Black Hood Comics (1943) 12

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    "Monkeying With Murder," art by Irv Novick; A stool pigeon is found dead, and the Black Hood finds that some monkey business is behind it. "The Great Magoo," art by Don Rico; Black Hood vs. The Great Magoo. "The Cat and the Rose" text story. "Enter: The Flying Dragons," art by Bill Vigoda; The Flying Dragons (Hank and Mickey) vs. The Japanese. "Vengeance From the Grave" starring Black Hood, Mario, Moke, and Rocco. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Sep 1944
    Black Mask (1920-1951 Pro-Distributors/Popular) Black Mask Detective Pulp Sep 1944

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  • Issue #3
    Blazing Comics (1944) 3

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    Cover by Chu F. Hing. Stories and art by Leonard Starr, Chu F. Hing, Ken Battefield, Bill Allison, Art Moore, Harold DeLay and Henry Kiefer. Costumed adventurers face Axis forces in this WWII-era series featuring the Green Turtle. A Japanese pilot masquerades as the Green Turtle in an attempt to turn the Chinese people against their hero. Marine Tommy Paige is assigned to accompany a recording engineer to the front so he can record the sounds of battle. The Black Buccaneer braves an untamed island after his brother Ronnie is captured by Spanish sea forces. Green Turtle; Tommy Paige; Black Buccaneer; Inventory of Trouble; Super Drooper & Drip; Red Hawk: The Forgotten Day!; Jun-Gal: The Curse of the Seven Straws!; Mr. Ree. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 34
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    Art by Jack Farr and others. Fox Feature Syndicate presents the first series featuring the original version of the Blue Beetle. The Blue Beetle seeks the deep-cover Nazi agent known only as K-4 after he abducts Joan; A meteor from Saturn brings space-criminals who see Earth as territory to conquer, in the first chapter of the multi-issue Threat From Saturn serial; Joan Mason connects a series of art thefts with messages from the French underground and a Nazi agent named Schuppe. The Menace of K-4; The Black Terror; The Threat From Saturn, Part 1: Spawn of Saturn; Joan Mason: The Missing Portrait; Visitors From Hades; O'Brine Twins. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Issue #3
    Blue Circle Comics (1944) 3
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    Stories and art by Bill Allison, Leo Morey, Jack Warren, and Henry Kiefer. Masked heroes face Axis forces in this WWII-era adventure series. Redheaded journalist and action girl Gail Porter gets involved with Hans, a German POW who doesn't believe in Nazism, and figures it out when a fugitive war criminal switches places with him. Maureen Marine and Father Neptune discover a mysterious world within an ice cave while on their way to visit Davey Jones. Western hero The Toreador realizes that inept bandits are part of a plot to cause war between ranchers and farmers. Plus an anti-Hitler cover, possibly by Harold Delay. Blue Circle: The Soda Pop Murder!; Gail Porter, Girl Photographer; Toreador; Maureen Marine; Driftwood Davey; The Steel Fist; Smart Act; Slaphappy Grandpappy. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Bomber Comics (1944) 3

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  • Issue #11
    Bouncer, The (1944) 11
    Published Sep 1944 by Fox.

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    Stories and art by Bob Kanigher and Louis Ferstadt. Cover by Lou Ferstadt. One of the stranger superheroes, Greek deity Antaeus - who can bounce whenever hurled to the ground - appears when summoned by his modern-day descendant, a neurotic artist. The Bouncer has the distinction of being the first character created by comics legend Robert Kanigher - as well as appearing in both Scott Shaw!'s Oddball Comics and The League of Regrettable Superheroes. After a recap of the Bouncer's origin, Antaeus, Jr. and the Bouncer face the villainous Glow-Worm; One Round Hogan decides he's done with boxing and goes to work at a lumber camp; The Joy family, who greatly resemble Dagwood and Blondie, get swindled by a door-to-door salesman. The Bouncer; One Round Hogan; Rocket Kelly; Joy Family; Limpy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 8

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Brooklyn's Dream, art by Louis Cazeneuve [ghosting for Jack Kirby]; Brooklyn gets hit on the head and dreams he wins WW II single-handedly. Love Comes to Private 'awkins, art by Louis Cazeneuve [ghosting for Jack Kirby]; the Commandos play matchmaker. A Spy In the Ointment starring Drafty and Tim. Nuggets of the North, art by Louis Cazeneuve [ghosting for Jack Kirby]. Kitchen Unit starring Jitters Jeep, script and art by Jack Farr. Tootsie Roll back cover ad, Captain Tootsie Battles Monster Man!. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.