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Comic books December 1944

  • Vol. 26 #1
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 26 #1

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  • Vol. 10 #4
    10-Story Detective Magaizine (1938-1949 Ace Magazines) Pulp Vol. 10 #4

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  • Issue #1
    4Most Vol. 4 (1945) Four Most 1
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Stories and art by Ray Gill, Jim Wilcox, Walter Johnson and B. Gordon Guth. Sometimes listed as 4Most #13. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Dick Cole's pal Ted Todley, the wealthy new cadet, finds trouble after joining Farr Academy. Amateur photographer Candid Charlie finds trouble he can't forget in Chinatown. Kit Carter, The Cadet, goes on a secret mission to Panama to save the Canal from destruction by Japanese agents. Edison Bell tells young readers how to build a model of a "hurricane" - a Gloucester fishing schooner. Dick Cole; Edison Bell; Hurricane; Candid Charlie; Foul Ball; The Cadet. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    Ace Comics (1937) 93

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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. Private Breger Abroad strips by Dave Breger. 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.

  • Issue #79
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 79
    Published Dec 1944 by DC.

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    Cover art by Jack Burnley and Stan Kaye. The Golden Fleece starring Superman, script by Don Cameron (signed as Jerry Siegel), art by Ira Yarbrough (signed as Joe Shuster). The Taming of the Tiger starring Hayfoot Henry, art by Thurston Harper. Birds of Ill Omen starring The Vigilante, script by Joe Samachson, art by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.). High in the Andes starring Congo Bill, art by Edwin Smalle. When Magic Fails starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by William F. White. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 17 #10
    Action Stories (1921-1950 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 17 #10
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  • Dec 1944
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Dec 1944

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  • Issue #9
    Air Fighters Comics Vol. 2 (1943-1945) 9

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    Edited by Ed Cronin. Cover by John Giunta. Stories by Dan Barry, John Giunta, Tony DiPreta, Charles Werner, Bill Fraccio, Tony DiPreta, and Bob Fujitani. Heroic action stories of war and airborne adventure—these are Air Fighters Comics! Paper drive feature with Skinny McGinty, art by Tony DiPreta. 60 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 23 #3
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  • Vol. 7 #1
    Air War (1940-1945 Better) Pulp Vol. 7 #1

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  • Issue #62
    All American Comics (1939) 62

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    Cover art by Paul Reinman. Doiby Dickles, Da District Attorney, script by Henry Kuttner, art by Paul Reinman; While on vacation, Alan and Doiby visit the town of Petunia, where Doiby is mistakenly identified as the new District Attorney; His first prosecution: Green Lantern! The Men Who Feared Guns starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by Joe Greene, art by Stan Aschmeier. The Stories of John Cabot and Vasco Da Gama--Picture Stories from American History, script by M. C. Gaines, art by Don Cameron. Problem: Find Red Dugan, Fighting Marine starring Red, White and Blue, art by Joe Gallagher. The Haunted Temple of Pompong Pagan starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #2
    All Sports Magazine (1939-1951 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 4 #2

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  • Issue #23
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 23

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    Winter 1945. The Justice Society stars in "The Plunder of the Psycho-Pirate." Plot by Gardner Fox and Shaldon Mayer, script by Fox. Art by Joe Gallagher plus individual chapters featuring Hawkman (art by Sheldon Moldoff), Starman (art by Stan Aschmeier), Dr. Mid-nite (art by Aschmeier), Johnny Thunder (art by Aschmeier), the Spectre (art by Gallagher), and the Atom (art by Gallagher). No Wonder Woman. Two-page text story, "Peruvian Problem." Gallagher cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    All-Flash (1941) 17
    Published Dec 1944 by DC.

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    Written by Gardner F. Fox. Art and cover by Martin Naydel. An ugly little ivory idol falls into the hands of "Trigger" Charles Lucas, a gangster, whose wishes come true, but run him afoul of the Fastest Man Alive. An ugly little ivory idol falls into the hands of "Trigger" Charles Lucas, a gangster, whose wishes come true, but run him afoul of the Fastest Man Alive. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #4
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  • Vol. 18 #5
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 18 #5

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    December 1944. Cover by James B. Settles. Science Fiction stories by Ray bradbury ("Undersea Guardians"), Emil Petaja, C.A. Baldwin, Donald Bern, George Tashman, Lester Barclay, Don Wilcox, Stanton A. Coblentz, Helmar Lewis, and Berkeley Livingston. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John, Julian S. Krupa, Arnold Kohn, James B. Settles, and Robert Fuqua. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 208 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #252
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  • Vol. 4 #9
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  • Vol. 4 #3
    Army-Navy Flying Stories (1942-1945 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 4 #3

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  • Vol. 4 #8
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  • Vol. 34 #4
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 34 #4

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    December, 1944. Volume 34, Issue 4. Cover by William Timmins. Science Fiction and Adventure stories. Trimmed pulp, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #13
    Atlas Mystery (1943-1945 Digest) 1st Series 13

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    Issue 13 - "The Golden Dress" written by Ione Montgomery. Softcover Digest, 5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #332
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    Published 1944 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #333
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    Published 1944 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #334
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    Published 1944 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #335
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    Published 1944 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #336
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    Published 1944 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #56
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  • Issue #57
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  • Issue #58
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  • Issue #59
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  • Issue #60
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  • Issue #61
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  • Vol. 19 #2
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 19 #2

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    Winter 1945. The Black Bat in "The Skeleton's Secret" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "Smoke Signal" by Marvin Ryerson; "False Note" by Owen Fox Jerome; and "One O'Clock in the Morning" by J. Lane Linklater. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 80 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 9

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    Cover art by Al Bryant. Bait For A Death Trap; Blackhawk crashlands in Burma; Olaf and Andre go in to rescue him; But Burma Jack gets there first and wants to sell Blackhawk to the Japanese. Where In The World...?????; The Blackhawks raid Reri Atoll and find burnt remnants of a secret Japanese plan to evacuate the Phillipines using a floating island! The Super-Spies of the Rising Sun, art by Al Bryant; The Japanese use science to turn change of their soldiers to look completely like Caucasian Americans and then send them to infiltrate the Blackhawks. Rasputin and the Empress, art by Ernie Hart. Ezra Joins the Whiz-Cats, script and art by Harry Sahle. 60 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Blue Bolt Vol. 05 (1944) 3

    Cover by Tom Gill. Stories and art by Joe Donohoe, Ray Gill, John Jordan, Jim Wilcox, William F. Haywood, Milt Hammer and Tom Gill. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #51. Former superhero Blue Bolt soars as an aviator hero in WWII. Sergeant Spook and Jerry meet the spirits of past presidents at Mount Rushmore, which had only recently been completed at the time of this issue. Cap Hawkins tells the true story of the California tuna boats leased by the US Navy after Pearl Harbor to patrol US coasts and serve in battle, called "Yippees" in the story. Mysterious plane crashes send Blue Bolt home on a special mission to catch a cunning saboteur. Also featuring a one-page "message to the Boys and Girls of America!" from the US War Department and General H.H. Arnold, urging young people with "summer war jobs" to return to school in the fall. Dick Cole; Fearless Fellers; Cap Hawkins Tales; Edison Bell; Edison Bell's Linoleum Block Printing Press; Sergeant Spook; Private Moneybags; Krisko & Jasper; Blue Bolt. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Vol. 7 #5
    Blue Ribbon Western (1937-1950 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 7 #5

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  • Issue #4
    Bomber Comics (1944) 4

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  • Issue #19
    Boy Comics (1942) 19

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Rudy Palais, R.W. Hall, Dick Briefer, Alan Mandel, 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 tries to protect a disabled man from thugs who want to disrupt his plans for a homeless shelter. Yankee Longago meets Anthony Van Leuwenhoek, Father of the Microscope, featuring art by Dick Briefer. Young Robin Hood and his band battle the Phantom Archer, whose skill with a bow is even greater than Robin's. Crimebuster; Swoop Storm; Daredevil: The Case of the Lone Killer; Little Dynamite; Young Robinhood: Phantom Archer Strikes Again; Yankee Longago. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 9
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    • 1.25" cumulative spine split.

    World War II cover. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Assignment in Arrawa Atol, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve [ghosting for Jack Kirby]. The Magic Kite starring Grandpa Peters, script and art by Tom McNamara. A Tale of Sherwood Forest, art by Louis Cazeneuve [ghosting for Jack Kirby]; Brooklyn retells the story of Robin Hood his way. The Man Who Laughed At Horror, art by Louis Cazeneuve [ghosting for Jack Kirby]. Han Von Mutter is an old crazy man living in Jitters Jeep two-pager by Jack Farr. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 55 #3
    Breezy Stories and Young's Magazine (1915-1949 C.H. Young) Pulp Vol. 55 #3

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  • Vol. 29 #6
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  • Issue #1
    Buzzy (1944) 1
    Tags: Archie
    Published Dec 1944 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2091946007
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    • Cover detached at one staple and reattached with tape, large piece missing from back cover (see scans).

    Cover art by George Storm. Untitled story, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by George Storm; Mr. Gruff's portrait has been painted by "the great artist" Henri Boltinoff, but while Buzzy and his pals are delivering it to City Hall to be unveiled, it gets defaced and they have to try to repair it. Untitled Prof. Pipp story, script and art by Jack Farr; humorous predictions of things that might happen when the war is over and the soldiers come home. Untitled Buzzy story, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by George Storm; Buzzy has to cancel a date with Susie to baby-sit his niece Julia. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Untitled Alix in Folly-Land story, art by Tom McNamara. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 35

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    Cover features teen movie star Joan Carroll. Stories and art by Sam Glankoff, Jack Sparling, Ruth Berman, Sylvia Ann Davies, Margueritte Bro, Ruth Tooze, Mary Lull, Martha Ross, Adam Allen, Louise Carlisle, Mary Brinker Post, 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 teen correspondent for Calling All Girls interviews teen movie star Shirley Temple. A comics biography of female war correspondent Eleanor Packard. A comics biography of Resistance fighter Helen Gregory's work in Poland and America. Judy Wing; Mystery in Ward 13; Woman at the Wars; Mayor Martin's Daughter; Lunch with Shirley Temple; Movies of the Month; Double Exposure Mystery; It's a Beauty-ful Christmas; Lets Talk Things Over; Christmas Star; Pick Your Gifts from the Teen Trinket Tree; Sweet Stuff; It's Fun to Sew; Patriot, at Home and Abroad; A Silver World Tonight; Make Gifts with Glitter; Make a Wish Upon a Star for Christmas; The Victory Club; Girls in the News; Tricks for Teens. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Candy (1944 Wise) 2

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    Cover by Rojo. Stories and art by Art Moore, R. P. Floot, Dave Abel, Dick Wood, R. W. Hall, Jack Warren and Basil Wolverton. Kids' comics featuring early work by Basil Wolverton. Helpful Hank collects waste paper for the war effort; Monsooer Muskrateer visits a carnival; Scoop Scuttle goes to Inferior Court, in a story by legendary cartoonist Basil Wolverton. Circus Life is a continuing text feature about the workers in King Brothers Circus. Chile the Bullthrower; Little Bo Pig; Mopey Moose; Scoop Scuttle; Circus Life; Dumb Like a Fox; Buster, The Scrap-Happy Little Plane; Little Bo Pig; Helpful Hank; Monsooer Muskrateer. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #21
    Captain Aero Comics (1941) Vol. 4 #21
    Published Dec 1944 by Holyoke.
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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Nina Albright, Rudy Palais, John Giunta, Manny Stallman, Charles Quinlan and Tom Van Buren. Issues #18-20 do not exist, or are part of other series. A patriotic WWII aviator hero whose motto is "Keep 'Em Flyin'!" Miss Victory faces an aerial dogfight against female Japanese pilot Susu Menka. Masked avenger Red Cross confronts the ghosts of a dead bomber crew. Plus non-fiction stories about the Civil Air Patrol and how to identify warplanes from the ground, hot topics on the home front during WWII. Cover by legendary artist L. B. Cole. Captain Aero: Japanese Sandman; Miss Victory: The Scheming Susu Menka from Tokyo; Next Door to Death; Song of the Moon; The Mighty Mite; Know Your Warplanes; Flying Minute Men; Captain Aeros Sky Scouts: The Red Badge of Courage; The Red Cross; Fighting Allies. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 43

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    Includes: Syd Shores cover art; The Shadows of Death, Pencils by Vince Alascia, Inks by Al Bellman; Mystery of the Wingless Bat starring Human Torch; The Death That Came Out of Nowhere, art by Alascia; The Black Fortune text story; and The Sea Dragon, pencils by Alascia. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Captain Flight Comics (1944) 5

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    Untitled story, script and art by Frank Stevens; Captain Flight has an emergency landing on a hidden runway inside a mountain, hiding a secret plane factory. Untitled Secret Agent 2B-3 story, art by John Jordan; A man is offering Agent 2B-3 one million dollars for a new fighting aircraft. The Protection Slip Racket; Red Rocket finds a glove in the hand of a storekeeper murdered by racketeers. The Case of the Limping Nazi, script and art by Bill Boynansky; Bruce Corbett's brother is killed by a beast controlled by a Nazi gang. Untitled Rock Raymond story, art by Henry Kiefer. Untitled Deep-Sea Dawson story, script and art by Gordon Fisher. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
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    nn (No.1) UK Reprint - 68 pages