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Comic books July 1945

  • Vol. 27 #4
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 27 #4

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  • Vol. 12 #4
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 12 #4

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  • Issue #100
    Ace Comics (1937) 100

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    Cover art by Joe Musial. Post War Plans intro. The Phantom strips, script by Lee Falk, art by Ray Moore. Daffydoodles humor page, art by Doc Winner. 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 strips, art by Lyman Young. Blondie strips, art by Chic Young. Teddy and Sitting Bull strips, art by Joe Musial. Prince Valiant strips, art by Harold R. Foster. Tillie the Toiler strips, art by Russ Westover. Elmer strips, art by Doc Winner. Private Breger Abroad strips by Dave Breger. Curley Harper strips, art by Lyman Young. Barney Google strips, art by Billy DeBeck. Captain Tootsie Battles Monster Man! Tootsie Rolls ad, script by Rod Reed, art by C. C. Beck. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 10 #1
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 10 #1

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    Cover by ?. Novels "Down River to Buckskin Hell!" by Del Rayburn and "Cast Your Vote in Bullets!" by Ralph Yergen. Other Western stories by M. Howard Lane, Charles D. Richardson Jr, Martin De Vries, Charles Irwin and Giff Chesire. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white text with spot illos.; 98 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #86
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 86
    Published Jul 1945 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #3702634016

    War Loan cover - Cover art by Jack Burnley and Stan Kaye. The Enchanted Mountain starring Superman, script by Don Cameron, art by Ira Yarbrough. Mysterious Marauder starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by John Daly. Orient of the Occident starring The Vigilante, script by Joe Samachson, art by Mort Meskin (signed as Mort Morton Jr.). The Pyrotechnician starring Hayfoot Henry, art by Stan Kaye. Crime--Off the Record starring Zatara, art by William F. White. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jul 1945
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Jul 1945

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  • Issue #98
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 98

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    Cover art by Pen Shumaker. Hero of Dreams, script by Joe Samachson, art by Pen Shumaker; Timothy Quiver, a gun salesman who is deathly afraid of guns, teams up with the gold and purple clad duo to captured an armed notorious felon and his gang. Twin Stars of Crime (Table of Contents starring Starman, script by Joe Samachson, art by Emil Gershwin. The Felon's Friend starring the Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve. To Filch a Fortune starring Genius Jones, script by Whitney Ellsworth, art by Stan Kaye. Unconditional Surrender starring Mike Gibbs, Guerilla, script by Joe Samachson, art by Maurice Del Bourgo. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Air Ace Vol. 2 (1945) 10
    • Cover detached.

    Part comics, part text features. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 24 #4
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  • Issue #259
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  • Issue #15
    Animal Comics (1942-1948 Dell) 15

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    Cover by Walt Kelly. Stories by Walt Kelly, Roger Garis and unknown. Art by Walt Kelly, H.R. McBride, Rube Grossman and George Kerr. Tales featuring Albert and Pogo, Uncle Wiggily, Hector the Henpecked Rooster, Blackie ("Turn the Tables"), Cilly Goose, Raggedy Animals and Elephunnies (1 page)! Also: "Hippy Hop Meets Hug-Me" text story! 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 321 #3
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 321 #3

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  • Vol. 5 #4
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  • Vol. 4 #11
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  • Vol. 35 #5
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 35 #5

    Volume 35, Issue 5 - July, 1945. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features implications of World War II with "Guns of Lives?" 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #27
    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly (1943 Avon Book Company) 27

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  • Issue #29
    Batman (1940) 29
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1945 by DC.
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    • Two pieces of tape on interior front cover.

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Enemy No. 1," script by Bill Finger, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Adam Frank has a fetish about being "the first" in everything he does, and when things don't work out to his advantage, he decides to turn to crime. "The Butler's Apprentice!", art by Jerry Robinson; A group of criminals have targeted a rich place to rob, but it is so well guarded that they find it difficult to get in the place; Then they get an idea: one of them will be trained as a butler, who'll work as an inside man... and Alfred is chosen as the one to train him! "Heroes By Proxy!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Two private detectives are down in the dumps because they are flat broke, even though they have great detective abilities; When they hear that the Wayne Mansion has been robbed, they decide to change their tactics and investigate, disguised as Batman and Robin! "Freedom's Stamp" text story by Eddie Bell. 1-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Mails Go Through!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; When the local postman is wounded in a chase involving the Caped Crusaders, Batman takes over the job for a day and learns of the kidnapping of a man by the Scuttler, who has committed the crime in order to get a registered letter which will reveal information about an invention worth millions. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #363
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #364
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #365
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #366
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 4 #4
    Beauty Parade (1941-1956 Harrison Publications) Vol. 4 #4

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  • Jul 1945
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  • Issue #68
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  • Issue #57
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 57

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  • Issue #20
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  • Jul 1945
    Black Mask (1920-1951 Pro-Distributors/Popular) Black Mask Detective Pulp Jul 1945

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  • Vol. 6 #1
    Blue Bolt (1940-1949) Vol. 6 #1
    Published Jul 1945 by Funnies, Inc..

    Cover by Harold DeLay. Stories and art by Joe Donohoe, Ray Gill, Jim Wilcox, Robert Pious, Jack Hearne, Harold DeLay, Pam Robinson, Milt Hammer and Tom Gill. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #57. Former superhero Blue Bolt soars as an aviator hero in WWII. Cap Hawkins tells the true story of female Red Cross workers supporting Allied troops in Europe after D-Day. Blue Bolt and Charlie must get a plague vaccine to soldiers in China, and of course reporter Marg Hesslin is along for the ride. Sergeant Spook and Jerry help a dead soldier's mother find her stolen pension checks. Also, instructions for making a drum kit. Dick Cole; Old Cap Hawkins True Tales; Edison Bell; Junk and Jive Trap Drum Set; ...He Also Serves; Blue Bolt; Krisko and Jasper; Sniffy; Fearless Fellers; Bagged on April 1st; Sgt. Spook; Bluebolts and Nuts. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jul 1945
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Jul 1945

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  • Vol. 8 #2
    Blue Ribbon Western (1937-1950 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 8 #2

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  • Vol. 31 #1
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  • Issue #40
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 40

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    Cover by Freeman Elliott. Stories and art by Harry Haenigsen, Marguerite Aspinwall, Marian Pehowski, Arlene Hale, Florence Davis, Frances Risser, Mary Anne Tate, Louise Carlisle, Annette Turngren, Mary Jo Ericson, Arthur Green, Gladys Bradley, Joseph Bertelli, Helen Langworthy, George Christy, Mary Stevens, Artur Marokvia, and Betty Sears. A kids' anthology from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories, comics and advice aimed at 1960s teen girls. An interview with pop star Connie Francis; The misadventures of Penny, one of the first teen comic strip stars; Tizzie's parents take her to Shakespeare and she winds up on stage accidentally. Judy Wing; Movies That Matter; Girl in the Window; Mystery at the Castle; The Seven-Cent Detectives; Herbert to the Rescue; The Girls Give a Party; The Puzzle at Picture Point; Tizzie Goes to the Theatre; A Week With Penny; Was My Face Red!; Anchors Aweigh; Presidential Quiz; Be a Party Wizard; Bundle from Heaven; The Baby Sitter; Cooking for Brunch; Spring Fashion Song; How to Create with Crayons; Giggles Galore. 80 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 48

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    Includes: Alex Schomburg cover art; The Mark of the Satyre, Pencils by Vince Alascia, Inks by Al Gabriele; The Collector of Death starring Human Torch, art by Al Gabriele; The Corpse That Wasn't There, art by Alascia; Cooked To a T text story; The Case of the Clutching Claw, art by Al Bellman; and Colosso and His Murder Marionettes, pencils by Alascia. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Captain Flight Comics (1944) 3
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    Cover art by Charles Quinland. Untitled story, script and art by Frank Stevens; Captain Flight and his friends are on a rescue mission in Berbera. Untitled story, script and art by Frank Stevens; A German plane factory is located on a small island in the Irish Sea. Untitled The Goofy Knights story. Untitled Telo the Mental Wizard story; German troops are landing in America by use of great capsules. Untitled Ace Reynolds story, art by Alex Bryant; Ace helps a friend to find his pilot brother who acts very strange. Untitled Secret Agent ZB-3 story (features a Hitler-inspired character named Ghoro), art by John Jordan. Untitled Zaan of the Jungle story. 52 pgs.$0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 47
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • Staple rust. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck, Pete Costanza and unknown. Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) stars in: "The Marvel Ant" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck; "The Second Deluge" by Otto Binder and Pete Costanza; and "The Mountain Marvel Feud"! Also in this issue: 2-page text story "The Voice" by Wade Dent. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 31

    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 32

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    Captain Midnight in "The Menace of the Great Wall," "Wolves in the Wilderness," and "Flight of the Liberty Cross!" 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #3
    Cartoon Humor (1939 Collegian) Vol. 8 #3

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    July, 1945. Volume 8, Issue 3. Cover by Earle Bergey. Cartoon strips by Al Ross, Louis Priscilla, Norman Anthony, Jefferson Machamer, Adolph Schus, Lawrence Lariar, George Shellhase, Reamer Keller, Herb Williams, Michael Berry, W.P. Trent, Merrylen Townsend, Emidio Angelo, Stanley Stamaty, Barney Tobey, Bo Brown, Nat Marcus and Jack Markow. 8.5-in. x 10.5-in. 82 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 17 #2
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 17 #2

    Volume 17, Issue 2 - July 1945. 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
    Classics Illustrated 023 Oliver Twist 1
    • 3" Spine split from top.
    • 5" Cumulative spine split. Cover and Centerfold detached.

    Oliver Twist, 1st Printing, Classics Comics, Printers Union logo on front cover. (HRN 23, 7/45). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Classics Illustrated 023 Oliver Twist 7
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Oliver Twist, 7th Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 94, original 7/45 date). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #8
    Classics Illustrated 023 Oliver Twist 8
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Oliver Twist, 8th Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 118). Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 7 #2
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  • Vol. 15 #1
    Complete Love Magazine (1938-1951 Periodical House) Pulp Vol. 15 #1

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  • Vol. 2 #9
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  • Issue #7
    Contact Comics (1944) 7

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    Cover art by L. B. Cole. "The Golden Eagle Turned Traitor!", pencils by Rudy Palais; Golden Eagle carries a message to the Filipino underground, but enroute, his plane crashes and he suffers from amnesia. Untitled story; A colonel seeks out the location of a Japanese incursion into India and is followed by Black Venus. "Trouble Shooters of the Skyway," script and art by Robert Sale (as Bob Q. Siege); The role of the First Radio Squadron in assisting the war effort is portrayed. "Avenger," pencils by Paul Parker; Specifications for the Grumman TBF Avenger. "A 26 Invader"; Cadets listen to a lecture about the A-26. "Hellcat," pencils by Paul Parker; Specifications for the Grumman F6F Hellcat. "Trouble Shooters"; The role of Douglas test pilots in readying planes and combat pilots for the war effort is highlighted. "Sniper, G. I. Style"; How snipers, especially in jungle climates, operate. "Eyes of the Army," pencils by Alvin Hollingsworth; The role of observation planes in assisting the war effort is depicted. "A Feather For a Warhawk"; Tommy is shot down and captured because Little Black Bear broke flight formation; Upon learning of the consequences of his disobedience, Little Black Bear then takes it upon himself to search for and rescue Tommy. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Coo Coo Comics (1942) 18

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    Victor E. PazmiƱo cover. Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Supermouse" story by Richard E. Hughes; "The Champ"; "Jimmy Jumbo"; "Snowball, The Black Sheep" art by Bill Hudson; "Reggie Rabbit" and "Perry Pig" art by Thurston Harper; and "Wooster" art by Lynn Karp. Illustrated text stories: "The Puzzle Party: Ferdinand Fox Tries Some Brain-Teasers on His Friends!" by Alexander Samalman; and "Buddy Bear Goes Boating: The Little Cub Thought He Was Mighty Smart!" by Donald Bayne Hobart. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #4
    Crack Detective (1942-1949 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 6 #4

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  • Issue #40
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 40
    • Centerfold detached, staples added (not manufacturing). Small piece of tape on centerfold.
    • Staple rust.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1970688003

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by C.C. Beck, Rod Reed, Rudy Palais, Dick Wood, Milt J. Kramer, Robert Sale and Charles Biro. The title that launched the crime comics genre, Crime Does Not Pay was noted for its violent pre-Code content and lurid tales of underworld life. The feud between New Jersey neighbors turns violent when they both become involved in illegal cockfighting, gambling and mobsters. Also featuring a vintage Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Bumbershoot Jump!," with art by C.C. Beck and Rod Reed. Plus a vintage PSA for the American war effort. An Important Message to the American People; Little Adam; The Feud of Happy McNulty and Fancy Campbell; The Last Laugh of the Lone Wolf Bandit; Alibi Murderer; Francesco the Terrible; This'll Kill You!; Whodunnit. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 31
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing. Interrupts art and story. "Death of the Claw" is missing everything else present.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0157477013

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Norman Maurer, Dick Wood, Bob Q. Sale, Carl Hubbell, Bob Montana and Dick Briefer. This early superhero title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. In his final appearance in Daredevil Comics, supervillain The Claw is seemingly killed off, but you know how it is with supervillains. Island natives proclaim Droopy a rain god and curse him with constant rain, in a story by Dick Briefer. Teen inventor Dickie Dean visits the domed city of the future, in a story by Archie creator Bob Montana. Daredevil; Sniffer and the Deadly Dozen; Dickie Dean; Crimebuster and the Collegiate Killer; The Pirate Prince; The Claw. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.