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Comic books July 1946

  • Vol. 30 #4
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 30 #4


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    • Paper: Cream

    Volume 30, Issue 4 - July, 1946. 6.75" x 9.75", 98 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 13 #1
    10-Story Detective Magaizine (1938-1949 Ace Magazines) Pulp Vol. 13 #1

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  • Vol. 15 #1
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 15 #1


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Spine stress. Corner Damage. Creasing. Denting. Edge damage. Scuffing. Soiling. Water damage.

    Volume 15, Issue 1 - July, 1946. 6.75" x 9", 98 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #112
    Ace Comics (1937) 112

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    Cover art by Joe Musial. The Phantom strips, script by Lee Falk, art by Ray Moore. Daffy Doodles strips, art by Doc Winner. Katzenjammer Kids strips, art by H.H. Knerr. Tim Tyler's Luck strips, art by Lyman Young. Pete the Tramp strips by Clarence D. Russell. Jungle Jim strips, art by Alex Raymond. 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.

  • Vol. 12 #2
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 12 #2


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Staple rust: Slight.
  • Issue #98
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 98
    Published Jul 1946 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Scratch on front of case; Scratch on back of case; Top edge label strip missing; Other - see grading notes
    • Bottom left corner peg is missing.
    • Label #0002253004

    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Ed Dobrotka. Starring Susie starring Superman, pencils by Ira Yarbrough. A Very Close Shave starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. Fish Catches Man starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. The Perilous Pearls starring Congo Bill, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Edwin Smalle. Treasure of the Ancients starring Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.). 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jul 1946
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular/New Publications) Pulp/Magazine Jul 1946

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  • Issue #106
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 106

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    Cover art by Stan Kaye. Weather, Hurricane starring Superboy, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Stan Kaye. The Stolen Statues starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Shipwrecked Romance starring Johnny Quick, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. The Mummy Who Came to Life starring the Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Chuck Winter. The Ghost Ship starring Aquaman, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Air Ace Vol. 3 (1946) 4

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

  • Vol. 26 #4

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  • Vol. 4 #5
    Air World (1946-1948 Columbia Publications) Magazine Vol. 4 #5

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    Vol. 4 #5 - July 1946. Covering civilian and military aviation. Articles this issue a guest editorial by Eddie Rickenbacker, smokejumpers, Fairchild company, General Hap Arnold profile, news and reviews. Heavily illustrated. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 74 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 3 #6
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 3 #6
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1297384018

    Cover by Fred Kida. Stories and art by Fred Kida, Dick Wood, Tony DiPreta, C. W. Winter and Art Helfant. 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. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #29. No issue # on cover; Vol. 3, issue #6 in indicia. Airboy finds himself in the middle of a strange medieval drama with his old pal, the beautiful Valkyrie. Flying Dutchman battles The Murder Club. Iron Ace meets the mysterious Landro the Magician. Terrific action-girl cover featuring Valkyrie by Fred Kida. Airboy: An American Legend; Skinny McGinty; Iron Ace; Flying Dutchman; An Airboy Idea; Facts and Fun: The Amoeba; SkyWolf; Baron Buckskin; Henry the 8th. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    All American Comics (1939) 75

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    Cover art by Paul Reinman. The Man Who Heard Too Much starring Green Lantern, art by Paul Reinman; A nearly deaf man has the uncanny ability to "listen in" on criminals planning crimes. No Such Thing As Ghosts starring Winky, Blinky and Noddy, art by Everett E. Hibbard. Gamblers of the Gridiron starring Dr. Mid-Nite, art by Stan Aschmeier. The Plaster Cireur Moulay El Filali 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.

  • Issue #29
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 29
    • Remaindered Copy. Corner chipping. missing small piece from back cover
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
      Other items consigned by Bud Plant

    The Justice Society of America confront "The Man Who Knows Too Much!" Script by Gardner Fox. Art by Mart Naydel plus individual stories featuring Hawkman (art by Joe Kubert), the Atom (art by Jon Chester Kozlak), the Flash (art by Naydel), Dr. Mid-nite (art by Stan Aschmeier as "Stan Josephs"), Green Lantern (art by Kozlak), and Johnny Thunder (art by Aschmeier). Wonder Woman cameo. Two-page text story, "Johnny Clung Fast" by Jim Robinson. Naydel cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    All-Flash (1941) 23
    Published Jul 1946 by DC.

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    Written by Gardner F. Fox. Art and cover by Martin Naydel. After surviving near death from the horns of an angry bull at a rodeo, the Three Dimwits decide to travel west to a dude ranch to learn how to become real cowboys. While working in his baoratory on an experiment, Jay Garrick is re-visited by Evart Keenan, a man who lives on the planet Karma. Fat and Slat humor story by Ed Wheelan. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 20 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 20 #4


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Foxing. Soiling. Water damage.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Paper: Cream
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream
    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Back cover detached. Foxing. Soiling.

    Volume 20, Issue 4 - July, 1946. Cover by Walter Parke. Science fiction stories by Richard Shaver and Bob McKenna, Rog Phillips, Ray Bradbury, Gardner F. Fox, Leroy Yerxa, Henry S. Whitehead, and Robert Moore Williams. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John, Malcolm Smith and Ned Hadley, Enoch Sharp, Clifford McClish, William Gray, Robert Fuqua, and Julian S. Krupa. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 178 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #271

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  • Issue #21
    Animal Comics (1942-1948 Dell) 21

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    Cover by Walt Kelly. Stories by Walt Kelly, Roger Garis, Dan Noonan and unknown. Art by Walt Kelly, H.R. McBride, Dan Noonan and Morris Gollub. Tales featuring Albert and Pogo ("Albert and Pogo and the Fountain of Youth"), Uncle Wiggily and Rover! Also: the stories "Prehysteria with Koko" and "Rusty & Rowdy"! And: the text stories "Robert the Sleepy Rooster" and "Bucky Beaver to the Rescue"! 52 Pages, Full Color.color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Animal Fair (1946 Fawcett) 5

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    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 322 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 322 #4

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  • Vol. 6 #4

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  • Vol. 5 #5
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938 Pulp) UK Edition Vol. 5 #5

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  • Vol. 37 #5
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 37 #5

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    Volume 37, Issue 5 - July, 1946. Cover by William Timmins. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "Cold Front" by Hal Clement. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 6 #5
    Aviation News (1940 McGraw-Hill) Vol. 6 #5

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    July 29, 1946. Volume 6, Issue 5. News, information, photos and interviews regarding the science of aviation. 8.75-in. x 11.75-in. 34 pages, B&W (with sparse color accents). Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #34
    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly (1943 Avon Book Company) 34

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  • Issue #7

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  • Issue #35
    Batman (1940) 35
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1946 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #21-3A3F7FE-003

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Nine Lives has the Catwoman!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; Catwoman arrives at the state women's prison and uses her catseye on her guard to make her escape; However, when she returns to her digs and attempts to put her gang back together, most want no part of her since Batman always defeats her. "Dinosaur Island!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Paul Cooper, inks by Ray Burnley; Batman and Robin are challenged to a game of "Touch Hunt" on famed Dinosaur Island in return for a gift to charity in the amount of $5000. "Storm Incident" text story by Stan Carter. 2-page The Rascals story by Phil Berube. "Dick Grayson, Author!", pencils by Dick Sprang (layouts) and Paul Cooper, inks by Ray Burnley; Dick, interested in comic magazines, accompanies Bruce to the offices of the editor of Crescent Comics, and is invited to write a script; However, ideas do not come easy and is superseded by a case involving ex-con Big Ed Conroy. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #415

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  • Issue #416

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  • Issue #417

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  • Issue #418

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  • Issue #87

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  • Issue #67
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 67

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    Stories and art by Ogden Whitney, Tom DeAngelo, Don Dean, Ham Fisher, 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. Skyman flies down to meet Fawn in Mexico and instead encounters her exact duplicate, who's not happy to meet him. Story (and cover) greets Skyman artist Ogden Whitney on his return from service in WWII. Spencer Strongheart, world's weakest millionaire and lookalike of super-powered Sparky Watts, asks to change places with Sparky to learn to be a better man. Charlie Chan pursues Cameo Carey and her brother Derek after they kidnap two men. Sparky Watts; Charlie Chan; Cranberry Boggs; Joe Palooka; Bo; Dixie Dugan; Tony Trent; Skyman; Brass Knuckles; Squire Kingman Comes to Propose. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #2B
    Bits of Beauty (1946-1948 Beauty, Inc) Magazine Vol. 1 #2B


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    • Denting. Soiling.

    Volume 1, Issue 2 - Mid-Summer 1946, 8.5" x 11", 70 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Black Cat Comics (1946-1951 Harvey) 1

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    Edited by Leon Harvey. Stories by Joe Kubert, Bob Powell, and Arthur Cazeneuve. Mystery and adventure tales starring such characters as the Green Mask spy ring, the Fighting Chetniks, and the Black Cat, an action hero and skilled martial artist who uses a lasso and rope. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jul 1946
    Black Mask (1920-1951 Pro-Distributors/Popular) Black Mask Detective Pulp Jul 1946

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  • Issue #15
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 15

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    Edited by Ned L. Pines. Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories by Gerald Devers, Charles S. Strong, Richard Hughes, August Froehlich, Sylvester Joyce, Don Christiensen. Action-packed tales featuring such characters as Thunderhoof and the Black Terror, a super strong super-hero. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #2
    Blue Bolt (1940-1949) Vol. 7 #2
    Published Jul 1946 by Funnies, Inc..

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    Cover by Tom Gill. Stories and art by Joe Donohoe, Ray Gill, Jim Wilcox, Don Rico, Milt Hammer, Jack Warren, and Tom Gill. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #68. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. A court tries to prove Jerry is insane, because only he can see Sergeant Spook. Blue Bolt and Snap intervene when rumors of a hidden treasure map cause unrest in the Pacific Northwest. Also featuring a vintage Shelby bicycle ad in comics form, featuring the Ringling Circus and the Flying Wallendas. Dick Cole; Sergeant Spook; Krisko & Jasper; Blue Bolt: Mystery of the Vanishing Totem Poles; Fearless Fellers; Death Fall; Edison Bell; Bobby Shelby at the Ringling Circus; Sniffy; Toy Chariot; Bluebolts & Nuts. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jul 1946
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp / Magazine Jul 1946

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  • Vol. 33 #1
    Britannia and Eve (1928-1957 British National Newspapers) Vol. 33 #1

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  • Issue #6
    Calling All Boys (1946) 6

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    Stories and art by Walter Gibson, Charles Spain Verral, Charles Strong, Richard Staples Dodge, George Foley Jr., Lawrence Goldsmith, Bob Kell, Stephen R. Strong, Alfred de Martini, and Jack Sparling. Another kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls and Calling All Kids from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories and advice as well as comics. Tugboat skipper Dig Bailey gets involved in the search for stolen jewels; Don Budge becomes the first player to win tennis's Grand Slam tournaments; Dusty Davis has misadventures at a carnival. Also featuring magic tricks explained by Walter Gibson, better known as "Maxwell Grant," author of The Shadow's pulp adventures. The Human Fish; Dig Bailey: The Stolen Jewels; Baseball's Youngest Umpire; Nothing Ever Happens: Power Dive; Magic Tricks; Let's Talk It Over; The Secret of Baldhead Mountain; Quizzing All Boys; Dusty Davis Goes to the Carnival; Tennis Titan: The Story of Don Budge. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 51


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  • Issue #57
    Captain America Comics (1941 Timely) 57

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    Captain America and Bucky in "Death on the Downbeat," "The Monkey's Curse," and "Beware the Medicine Man!" Human Torch back-up story, "The House That Haunts." Two-page text story, "Date With Danger." Syd Shores cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #63
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941-1953 Fawcett) 63

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    Cover pencils by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder, Bill Woolfolk and unknown. Art by C.C. Beck, Pete Costanza, Al Liederman and unknown. The Captain Marvel/Oggar serial continues with..."The Cult of the Curse Chapter 3: The Arena of Horror" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck. Captain Marvel also stars in: "A Good Neighbor" by Bill Woolfolk, C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza; "The World's Greatest Stunt-Man" with story by Otto Binder; and "The Camera Fiend" by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck. Plus: Captain Kid..."Sounds Off" with art by Al Liederman. And: 2-page text story "The Lie That Killed" by Louis Wolfe. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942-1953 Fawcett) 40

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    Cover by Bud Thompson. Stories by Otto Binder, W. Jourdain¸ Art Helfant and Sid Lazarus. Art by W. Jourdain, Art Helfant, Sid Lazarus and Bud Thompson. Superhero action with Freddy Freeman, who gains the same powers as his hero Captain Marvel, better known these days as Shazam. Freddy meets a man who's been trapped in the body of a child by a youth formula. A rival newspaper targets the Daily Chronicle staff for murder, not realizing their #1 newsboy is also Captain Marvel Jr.. CMJ discovers the strange secret behind two empty graves in a cemetery. The Boy Who Couldn't Grow Up!; Rubbernose Randolph; Boxcar Benny; Giggle Gags; The Principal Draws Interest!; Captain Marvel Jr. Puts on the Pressure; Snortville Sneeze; Whipper-Snappers; Texan Guns; Captain Marvel, Jr. Faces a Grave Situation. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948 Fawcett) 42

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    Stories and art by Leonard Frank and others. The comics incarnation of a beloved radio hero, aviator "Red" Albright uses his inventions, including an early wingsuit, to fight evil as Captain Midnight. Forced down in a small town and sentenced to a chain-gang, Captain Midnight discovers it's nothing more than modern-day slavery under the rule of a plantation owner. Johnny Blair returns from the war in the Pacific, in a series that features real-life flight education. Midnight gets some help from an elephant while battling a modern menace in old India. The 20th Century Slaves; Odd But True Inventions; Pilot Pete; V Stands for Volcano; The Great Maglider!; Witless Witmore; Red Skye: Red Lands a Contract; Strato-Facts; Johnny Blair, in the Air; Your Invention Page; Deadly Business. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2

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  • Vol. 1 #5

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    5th Edition. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 18 #2
    Children's Playmate Magazine (1929 A.R. Mueller) Vol. 18 #2


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    • Staple rust: Moderate.
    • Staple rust.

    Volume 18, Issue 2 - July 1946. 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 029 The Prince and the Pauper (1946) 1
    • 4 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing. Interrupts art and story.

    The Prince and the Pauper, 1st Printing "Horror Cover." Art by Arnold Hicks, Classics Comics. (HRN 29, 7/46 - listed in Overstreet as NO HRN, 7/46). Cover price $0.10.