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Comic books December 1945

  • Vol. 29 #1
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 29 #1

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  • Vol. 12 #2
    10-Story Detective Magaizine (1938-1949 Ace Magazines) Pulp Vol. 12 #2

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  • Issue #1
    4Most Vol. 5 (1946) Four Most 1
    • Water damage.

    Cover by Jim Wilcox. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Ross Davis, Jim Wilcox, Walter Johnson and Harold DeLay. Sometimes listed as 4Most #17. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Dick Cole is his team's best hope for a championship, but an old enemy shows up to gamble on the game and decides to kill instead. Target and the Targeteers battle Japanese spies, in an "untold tale" clearly left over from the recently ended WWII. Edison Bell and Jerry go camping on the beach, and stumble on Redbeard's pirate treasure chest - literally. Edison Bell tells young readers how to convert a room into a pirate's den. Dick Cole; Edison Bell; Pirates Den!; Spots; The Target and the Targeteers: The Mystery of the Missing Searchlight!; Plants; The Cadet; Haunted Isle. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #105
    Ace Comics (1937) 105
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Joe Musial. The Phantom strips, script by Lee Falk, art by Ray Moore. Tim Tyler's Luck strips, art by Lyman Young. Daffy Doodles strips, art by Doc Winner. Katzenjammer Kids strips, art by H.H. Knerr. Pete the Tramp strips by Clarence D. Russell. Jungle Jim strips, art by Alex Raymond. Private Breger Abroad strips by Dave Breger. Barney Google strips, art by Billy DeBeck. 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. They'll Do It Every Time strips, art by Jimmy Hatlo. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 91
    Published Dec 1945 by DC.

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    Cover art by Jack Burnley and Stan Kaye. The Ghost Drum starring Superman, art by Ira Yarbrough. The Sunshine Swindle starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Al Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. The Underground School starring Congo Bill, art by Edwin Smalle. The Fiddler's Jam Session starring Vigilante, art by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.). One Man Show starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 18 #2
    Action Stories (1921-1950 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 18 #2

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

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  • Vol. 25 #3
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  • Vol. 2 #11
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 2 #11

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    Stories and art by Bill Woolfolk, Tony DiPreta, Ed Young and Maurice Whitman. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Numbering continues from Air Fighters Comics Vol. 2 (1943-1945) #10. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #23. No issue # on cover; Vol. 2, issue #11 in indicia. Airboy volunteers to take the mysterious object called The Spot to Tokyo, even though it's a suicide mission. Sky Wolf seeks a mysterious one-winged bird figurine before the Nazis get it first. The Flying Dutchman braves occupied territory to rescue a friend shot down behind enemy lines. Airboy; Sky Wolf; Skinny McGinty The Loser; Iron Ace; Flying Dutchman. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    All American Comics (1939) 69

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    Cover art by Paul Reinman. The Backwards Man! starring Green Lantern, art by Paul Reinman; A bizarre criminal, having served time for a crime he didn't commit, decides to not only commit that crime, but to commit a series of crimes: in reverse! The Fisherman's Folly! starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by Joe Greene, art by Stan Aschmeier [signed as Stan Josephs]. Whitey's Craving for Root Beer starring Red, White and Blue, script by John B. Wentworth, art by Dennis Neville. Abducted Airliner starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer; Robomb figures he can hijack planes at will as long as he holds Hippity and Miss Snap prisoner. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    All Funny Comics (1943) 9

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    Stories in this issue include: Genius Jones in "When the World Was Warped" (Stan Kaye artist); Tinkerman Tad in "Delirium in Dynamics" (Thurston Harper artist); Two-Gun Percy in "Six-Shootin' Stampede" (Jimmy Thompson artist); Hamilton and Egbert in "Automatic Bus-Loader" (Jimmy Thompson artist); Sadface Charlie in "The Unwilling Athelete" (Emil Gershwin artist); Dover and Clover in "One Hectic Holiday" (Henry Boltinoff writer/artist); and Penniless Palmer in "False Faces" (Ken L. Fitch writer, Thurston Harper artist). Cover art by Stan Kaye. Back cover Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Return of Dr. Nasty" (by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza). 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 27
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap and 20th page missing. Interrupts art and story. 1" tear through entire book. Chew.
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    Winter 1945. The Justice Society of America examine the plight of the physically handicapped in "A Place in the World." Script by Gardner Fox. Art by Martin Naydel plus individual stories featuring Hawkman (art by Joe Kubert), Dr. Mid-nite (art by Stan Aschmeier as "Stan Josephs"), Green Lantern (art by Paul Reinman), Wildcat (art by Jon Chester Kozlak), Johnny Thunder (art by Aschmeier), and the Flash (art by Naydel). Wonder Woman cameo. Two-page text story, "Money Trouble" by Jim Robinson. Naydel cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    All-Flash (1941) 21
    Published Dec 1945 by DC.

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    Written by Gardner F. Fox. Art and cover by Martin Naydel. Monk Holmes has discovered an ancient Indian ceremonial fire that has the odd ability to turn worthless scrap metal into solid gold. The Three Dimwits learn some mighty erroneous ideas from the Turtle, a new villain that contends the slower you commit a crime, the more successful it will be! Mutt and Jeff humor story by Al Smith (as Bud Fisher). 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #1
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  • Vol. 19 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 19 #4

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    December 1945. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Stories by Richard Shaver ("Quest of Brail"), Frances M. Deegan, William Lawrence Hamling, Robert Moore Williams, Chester S. Greier, Berkeley Livingston, and Rog Phillips ("Let Freedom Ring!" -- his first published work). Illustrations by Brady, Robert Fuqua, Malcolm Smith, Julian S. Krupa, Brady, James B. Settles, and Rod Ruth. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    America in Action (1942) 1

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  • Issue #264
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  • Issue #17
    Archie (1943) 17
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, cover detached.

    Cover by Al Fagaly. Stories by Bill Woggon and unknown. Art by Bill Vigoda, Bob Montana, Bill Woggon and Al McLean. Mr. and Mrs. Andrews reminisce about Archie's childhood while looking at old photos in "Memories"! Plus: Reggie uses a speaker to throw his voice and get Archie in trouble in "The Voice of the Wise Guy"; Betty and Veronica become lifeguards and attract attention from all the boys in "Of Men and Mermaids"; Archie meets a lovely girl named Velma Sparks in "Oh, Sister!"; Archie gets out of a bad grade by saying that football practice stole his study time in "The Alibi Artist"; and a tale starring Dotty and Ditto! Also: Jughead takes Mr. Andrews' suit to the tailor instead of his tuxedo in the 2-page text story "Suit Trouble" by Ray Cohan. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #9
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  • Vol. 36 #4
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 36 #4

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    Volume 36, Issue 4 - December, 1945. Cover by William Timmins. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "Beggars in Velvet" by Lewis Padgett. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #384
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #385
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #386
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #387
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #388
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    Published 1945 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #73
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  • Issue #74
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    Issue 74 - "Laura" by Vera Caspary. Softcover, 5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #75
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  • Issue #76
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  • Issue #77
    Bestseller Mystery (1937-1958 American Mercury) Digest 77

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    Volume 77, 1st Printing - "While She Sleeps" by Ethel Lina White. Softcover, 5.5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, text only. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #78
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  • Issue #79
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  • Issue #80
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  • Issue #1
    Billy the Kid and Oscar (1945) 1
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    Funny animal stories. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 20 #3
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 20 #3

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  • Issue #40
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 40

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    Cover art by Louis Ferstadt. The Masks of Mystery, art by Louis Ferstadt [as Otis]; Mr. Lunar vows revenge on those who put him in jail, and accomplishes it with carnival masks shaped like the Moon that drive people crazy. The Spider's Parlor starring Joan Mason, art by Art Allen. The Golden Cat text story Henry Wope. The Man Who Stole 24 Hours, art by Louis Ferstadt [as Otis]; Prof. Zezo's time machine steals 24 hours. The Shopping List starring Joy Family, art by Hal George; Cuthbert tries to do the shopping. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Vol. 8 #4
    Blue Ribbon Western (1937-1950 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 8 #4

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  • Issue #25
    Boy Comics (1942) 25

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Carl Hubbell, Paul Reinecke, Rudy Palais, 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 investigates a series of pawn-shop thefts that netted a priceless gem. Yankee Longago helps Isaac Newton win a trial for discovering gravity, featuring art by Dick Briefer. Swoop Storm builds a two-man helicopter out of a common barrel and battles enemy agents who are flying in a dirigible. Crimebuster; Swoop Storm; Boy Comics Hero of the Month; Daredevil: The Man Who Couldn't Be Killed; Little Dynamite: The Clever Crime; Young Robinhood; Yankee Longago. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 13
    • 4" cumulative spine split. Writing on back cover. Cover detached at one staple. Brittle edges. WW2 "Buy War Bonds" cover.

    World War II cover. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. The Battle of the Lady Leathernecks, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Louis Cazeneuve [ghosting for Jack Kirby]; Brooklyn breaks his leg while peeling potatoes; he gets sent to Hawaii for recuperation and the rest of the gang soon follows; there they run into some lady marines and bust up a spy ring. Big Bamboozle Pocket Buster starring Drafty and Tim. King of the Insects, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve [ghosting for Jack Kirby]; Brooklyn battles the Japanese with DDT. Private Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Attack By Night text story by Stan Carter. V-Mail for Victory, script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Louis Cazeneuve [ghosting for Jack Kirby]. The Return of Dr. Narsty Tootsie Roll ad starring Captain Tootsie, pencils by C.C. Beck, inks by Pete Costanza. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 55 #9
    Breezy Stories and Young's Magazine (1915-1949 C.H. Young) Pulp Vol. 55 #9

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  • Vol. 31 #6
    Britannia and Eve (1928-1957 British National Newspapers) Vol. 31 #6

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  • Issue #44
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 44

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    December 1945. Volume 5, Issue 44. Photo cover. Stories, fashions, good looks, movies, things to do. This issue contains only text and illustrations (no comics). 7 1/2" x 10 1/2", b&w, 84 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 51

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    Includes: Alex Schomburg cover art; Mystery of the Atomic Boomerang, art by Alascia; Killer From the Grave starring Human Torch, art by Carmine Infantino; Fraternity of Fat Fellows, Pencils by Vince Alascia; The Case of the Accusing Hand—Let's Play Detective, art by Al Bellman; Manhunt text story; and The Case of the Blonde Bombshell, art by Alascia. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Captain Flight Comics (1944) 10

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    Bondage cover. Cover art by L. B. Cole. The Sky Pirates, script and art by Frank Stearns; Captain Flight's newest assignment is to wipe out a swarm of Japanese sky pirates somewhere on a jungle island. Homicide Hits the Headlines, art by Gus Ricca; Ace is after a man first on the F.B.I wanted list, Willie the Ox. Untitled Zaan of the Jungle story; Crooked boxing managers make tempting offers to get Zaan back in the ring. Untitled Red Rocket story; Nazania is preparing to invade its neighbour, Slovokia. Untitled Captain Dash story, script and art by Frank Stearns; Crown Prince Bara has disappeared in India, and the government requests help from Captain Dash to find him. 52 pgs.$0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 50
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    Cover by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Stories by Otto Binder. Art by Pete Costanza and C.C. Beck. Captain Marvel's powers have vanished, but Billy Batson seems to have them in "The Twisted Powers" by Otto Binder and Pete Costanza. Captain Marvel also stars in "Villain's Valhalla" by Otto Binder and Pete Costanza, and "Sivana's Crime Newspaper" by Otto Binder, C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Plus: 2-page National War Fund text story "School Teacher Captures German Town." 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 33

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    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 35

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    "Captain Midnight Walks the Floor of Tokyo Bay," "The Powerful Pogo," and "The Bumble-Bee Mystery!" 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Catman Comics (1941) 30
    • INCOMPLETE. Panels cut from a few pages, affects art and story. Tape along spine, interior cover, around staples, and throughout interior.
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    • Paper: Slightly britle
    • Label #2009114006

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Morris Weiss, Bob Fujitani, Nina Albright, Lou Ferstadt, George Gregg and Rudy Palais. The adventures of Cat-Man and other early superheroes from the Golden Age of comics. Dr. Macabre's latest trap for Catman and Kitten involves two scheming sisters and a trained gorilla. Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon investigate a murder at the Press Club Ball and encounter a ring of counterfeiters. Worthless Wiggins gets to be mayor for a day. Cat-Man; The Deacon: Pattern For Honesty; Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon: Murder at the Press Club; Worthless Wiggins; The Cult of the Cat; On the Spot; The Reckoner; A Business of Breathing. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 17 #7
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 17 #7

    Volume 17, Issue 7 - December 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.