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Comic books March 1947

  • Issue #2
    4Most Vol. 6 (1947) Four Most 2
    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Nina Albright. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Harold DeLay, Jim Wilcox, Art Helfant, Nina Albright, and E. J. Reeves. Sometimes listed as 4Most #22. Adventures of clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s. Dick Cole befriends blind Will Hansen and his seeing-eye dog, Wolf. Lem the Grem uses gremlin magic to motivate people, whether they want to or not, in a strip with art by early female comics artist Nina Albright. Edison Bell and Jerry get mixed up with bank robbers, train holdups and secret passageways. Dick Cole; Edison Bell: Tunnel of Terror; Butterfingers; Lem the Grem: Meet Lemuel Gremlin!; The Cadet; Change For a Five; Timid Tim: Cold Facts. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 21 #3
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 21 #3

    March 1947. Science fiction stories by Richard S. Shaver, Leroy Yerxa, John and Dorothy de Courcy, and Heinrich Hauser. Illustrations by Arnold Kohn and Robert Fuqua. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 39 #1
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 39 #1
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    Volume 39, Issue 1 - March, 1947. Cover by Hubert Rogers. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "The Equalizer" by Jack Williamson. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Barker (1946) 3
    Published Mar 1947 by Quality.

    All art by Klaus Nordling. Edited by George E. Brenner. Stories by Klaus Nordling and Gwen Hansen. Whimsical circus tales with clowns and other trappings of the big top, including Carnie Calahan as The Barker! 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Batman (1940) 39
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1947 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($18.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2070412011

    Cover pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Charles Paris. "The Frightened People!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; Batman and Robin employ cats to thwart a gang chief who is afraid of felines. "The Man In the Iron Mask!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; A gang boss welds an iron mask onto Iron-Hat Ferriss head; Ferris tries to get the mask removed while Batman goes after him. "Death Serenade" text story by Desmond Walters. One-page Willie the Office Boy story by Phil Berube. "A Christmas Tale," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; Synopsis: Batman chases Catwoman, who has stolen three cats to use in her crimes. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 14
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Scratch on front of case; Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #0044747001

    Cover by Al Bryant. Featuring: 12 page Blackhawk story "Karlovna Had a True Underworld" starring the Dragon Queen (Wilna), Grotesko and the Dragon Dwarfs, drawn by Bill Ward; 11 page Blackhawk story "By Royal Command" starring Fear and the Assassin Brotherhood, drawn by Bill Ward; 8 page Chop Chop story "The Laundry Inheritance" drawn by Bill Ward; 2 page text story "Was Simple Sam Crazy?"; 14 page Blackhawk story "The Eternal Enemy" starring the Eternal Enemy, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and John Wilkes Booth (in flashback), drawn by Bill Ward. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 1
    Auction opens January 4
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    New Blondie stories, "A Quiet Day at Home" and "Spring House Cleaning." Two-page text story by A.A. Milne. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Blue Bolt Vol. 07 (1946) 10

    Cover by Wayne Boring (credited as Jack Harmon). Stories and art by Joe Donohoe, Ray Gill, Jim Wilcox, Tex Blaisdell, Jack Hearne, E. J. Reeves, Don Rico, Art Helfant, Milt Hammer, Jack Warren, Henry Kiefer, and Wayne Boring (credited as Jack Harmon). Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #76. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. In the South American Andes, Blue Bolt battles a human vulture, in a story (and cover) by Superman artist Wayne Boring (credited as Jack Harmon). Sergeant Spook and Jerry investigate when a priceless Stradivarius violin is switched for another. Edison Bell builds a new sled for a race against neighbor kids. Edison Bell tells young readers how to create an airflow springsled. Dick Cole; Bluebolts & Nuts; Rick Richards; Heathcliff the Hobo; Gimpy; Edison Bell; Airflow Springsled; Blue Bolt; Krisko & Jasper; Sergeant Spook; Two-Ton O'Toole. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 70
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Bill Woolfolk, Otto Binder, Al Liederman and unknown. Art by Pete Costanza, Al Liederman and unknown. Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) stars in: "Sivana's Fortune Teller" by Bill Woolfolk and Pete Costanza; "The Insect Plague" with story by Otto Binder and pencils by Pete Costanza; "The Horror in the Box" with story by Otto Binder; and "The Unlikely Villain" with art by Pete Costanza. Plus: Captain Kid in "More Luck Than Brains" by Al Liederman. And: Jon Jarl in the 2-page text story "Venus, 23rd Century" with script by Otto Binder (as Eando Binder). 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 47
    • 2" spine split from base of comic.

    Bud Thompson cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 035 Last Days of Pompeii (1947) 1
    • Tape in interior margins. Staple rust with migration.
    • Cover detached.
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Back cover missing. Staple rust with migration.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing (affects art and story). Centerfold detached.

    Last Days of Pompeii, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover, 10 cent cover price. H.C. Kiefer cover and art. (HRN 35, 3/47). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Clue Comics Vol. 2 (1947) 1
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1568576007

    Stories and art by Dick Hall, Joe Simon, and Jack Kirby. Sometimes listed as Clue Comics #13. Clue Comics begins a shift from superheroes to crime stories. Gun Master and a gang of hoods both hope to recruit a trick sharpshooter to join them, but blonde femme fatale Velvet Silver beats them to the punch again. The life of George Leonidas Leslie, the 1860s architect who became known as King of Bank Robbers, provides the second crime tale ever published by crime-comic pioneers (and comics legends) Simon and Kirby. Doris Parker dons a pair of power-gloves to avenge her father's murder, and becomes the crimefighter known as Iron Lady. Gun Master; King of the Bank Robbers: A True-Clue Crime Story; Nightmare; Iron Lady; Getaway. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 41
    • Cover detached. One staple (manufacturing).

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Norman Maurer, Bob Wood, Dan Barry and Carl Hubbell. This early superhero title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. Street kids mug an auto thief, but soon his gang comes looking for them, in a story with early art by Flash Gordon's Dan Barry. The Little Wise Guys try to raise $15,000 to keep a community center open. Teen inventor Dickie Dean investigates disappearing automobiles and encounters a hot-car gang. Daredevil and the Little Wise Guys; Daredevil; Sniffer; Crimebuster: Hurry-Up Alibi; Dickie Dean. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Ding Dong (1946) 4
    Published Mar 1947 by Compix.

    Art by Ted Miller and Vince Fago. Classic postwar kids' comics from Magazine Enterprises. Movie day for kids features an adventure about Nip and Tuck attempting to fly; Robert Robot tries babysitting; Nightmare Noonan dreams himself into the Middle Ages, just like the Connecticut Yankee. Gertie and Gabe; Ding Dong Theater Presents Nip and Tuck; Robert Robot; Nightmare Noonan; The Calico Pup; Travelin' Toughy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Don Winslow of the Navy (1943 Fawcett) 43
  • Issue #5
    Egbert (1946) 5
    • 1" spine split from base of comic. Centerfold detached at one staple.
  • Issue #152
    Famous Funnies (1934) 152
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Contains comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Buck Rogers" by Philip Francis Nowlan and Rick Yager (as Dick Calkins); "Invisible Scarlet O'Neil" by Russell Stamm; "Chief Wahoo and Steve Roper" by Allen Saunders and Elmer Woggon; "Napoleon" by Clifford McBride; "Dickie Dare" by Milton Caniff; "Scorchy Smith" by Noel Sickles; and "Oaky Doaks" by Ralph Briggs Fuller. "Timber Test" text story. Activity pages by A. W. Nugent. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Mar 1947
    Fantastic Adventures (1939-1953 Ziff-Davis Publishing) Pulp Mar 1947
    • Water damage.
    • 1/2" Spine split from top.
    • 6" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover partially detached.
    • Cover detached. Additional adhesive on spine.
    • Additional adhesive on spine.
    • Interior is complete. Cover detached. Spine saturated in dark residue. 5-1/2" cumulative spine split.

    March 1947. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Stories include "Forever is too Long" by Chester S. Geier, "You Can't Scare Me" by Charles F. Myers, "Not as Plotted" by Guy Archette, "Hickson's Strange Adventure" by E. K. Jarvis, "Man of Two Worlds" by Robert Moore Williams, and "The Princess and Her Pig" by Richard S. Shaver. Illustrations by Malcolm Smith, Brady, Robert Fuqua, Church, Hinton, and Rod Ruth. 7-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 178 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #141
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 141
    • Cover reattached with tape. 4" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached.
    • Interior complete. Extensive accumulation of defects.

    Indicia title is "MICKEY MOUSE AND THE SUBMARINE PIRATES, No. 141." Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. Mickey Mouse and the Submarine Pirates, art by Harvey Eisenberg; Mickey and Goofy take a job on a fishing boat, despite the fact that fishermen have been disappearing. Pluto Never Fails, art by Harvey Eisenberg; While out on a picnic with Minnie, Mickey demonstrates his system of getting Pluto to fetch the proper item for him. Mickey Mouse's Magic Machine, art by Dick Moores; When his nephews fail their history class, Mickey decides to try to teach them with pictures. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Frisky Fables Vol. 2 (1946) 12
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover by Al Fago. Stories and art by Al Fago, E. J. Reeves, Milt Hammer, and C. W. Winter. Sometimes listed as Frisky Fables #15. Funny-animal hijinks in a cutesy style from Novelty Press. Dopsy Durvy uses his Magic Storybook to meet Cinderella and her famous family. Kittens Tick, Tack and Toe find danger. Chucky and Bub try to keep their garden safe from pests. Neddy Bear; Spunky: The Slinky Fisherman!; Hermosa the Haughty Water Lily; Johnny and Woof; Tick, Tack and Toe; Sniffy; Icicle Ike; Dopsy Durvy; Diggy the Derrick. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Funny Folks (1946) 13

    Nutsy Squirrel, Willy Wolf, Robin Crusoe, and Sweeney and Willie. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Funny Stuff (1944) 19
    Published Mar 1947 by DC.
    • Cover detached. 2 1/2" spine split from bottom.

    Cover pencils by Woody Gelman (layouts) and Otto Feuer, inks by Otto Feuer. Untitled The Dodo and the Frog story, script by Woody Gelman, pencils by Woody Gelman (layouts) and Otto Feuer, inks by Otto Feuer; Fenimore gives Dunbar singing lessons. Untitled Blackie Bear story, art by Saul Kessler; Herman tries to swindle Blackie with a fake No Swimming sign. Flash Comics ad. Untitled The Three Mouseketeers story; Amouse steals a pie and Porterhouse and Aramouse fight a duel over it. Untitled Henry the Laffing Hyena story; The police chief thinks Henry is brave because he laughs at danger. Untitled J. Rufus Lion story; Rufus accidentally gets a job as a hairdresser after getting his head caught in a washing machine. Untitled story, art by Stan Green; Wally and the Rooster get a job delivering invisible glass objects. Ol Judge Owl text story by Larry Nadle. Untitled The Dodo and the Frog story, script by Woody Gelman, pencils by Woody Gelman (layouts) and Otto Feuer, inks by Otto Feuer; Fenimore steals two dollars from Dunbar so he can buy a book on how to get into restaurants. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 31 #1
    G-Men Detective (1935-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 31 #1
    • 1" Spine split from top. Piece missing from title page, does not interrupt story. Cover glued along spine.
  • Issue #42
    Giggle Comics (1943) 42

    Stories by Hubie Karp and Dan Gordon. Art by Dan Gordon, Jack Bradbury, Bob Wickersham, and Ken Hultgren. Cover by Dan Gordon. Funny-animal mayhem from Creston, an imprint of independent publisher ACG, with art by cartooning legend Dan Gordon. When Humphrey the dog feels low because he doesn't know his mother, Superkatt gets a friend to impersonate her; Spencer Spook encounters bratty child ghosts who keep pulling pranks on him; Wacky Wolf battles a sinkhole in his back yard. Superkatt; Monty Monk; The Duke and the Dope; Spencer Spook; The Catnip Garden; The House Mouse; Binky; Giles; Wacky Wolf; Ringo Raccoon. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Golden Arrow (1942) 6
    • Double Cover. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Chew on back cover. About 1 square inch missing from front cover, bottom corner.

    Final issue of the series. Golden Arrow stars in "Sheriff For a Day" and "Live Wire Bandits." Whitney Whiskers and Daniel Boone, Jr. back-up. Bernard Krigstein cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Ha Ha Comics (1943) 39
    Published Mar 1947 by ACG.
  • Issue #18
    Happy Comics (1943) 18
    Published Mar 1947 by Nedor.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Stanley" by Jack Bradbury; "Scamper" story by Hubie Karp, art by Al Hubbard; "Francois Feline"; "Bunnyboy"; "Little Billy Bear" story by Hubie Karp, art by Lynn Karp; "Wilbur 'Coon" art by Harris Steinbrook; "Pansy the Chimp" art by Jack Bradbury; "Katsy"; and "Bunnyboy". Illustrated text stories: "The Tall Visitor: Poor Georgie Giraffe Was Just Too Clumsy!" by Donald Bayne Hobart; "Pelican Transport: Poor Pete's Business Was Certainly Unpopular!" by Mickey Klar Marks; and "Hector the Hoot Owl: A Noise Annoys the Little Forest Animals!" by Justin Blazer. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #0
    History of Gas (1947) 0
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.71) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    History of Gas (1947) is a promotional comic book prepared by Commercial Comics, Inc. and distributed by the American Gas Association, Inc. Script and concept were by Malcolm Ater. Art and character design by Jack Sparling. True to its title this comic tracks the history of the discovery and uses for gas. Narrated by the sassy little blue-haired Miss Flame, from ancient China, up through the ages to modern times gas has been an important tool in the advancement of technology. 16 pages, full color, newsprint, 7-in. x 10-in.

  • Issue #8
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 8
    • Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.

    Cover by Ham Fisher (credited). Stories and art by Ham Fisher and Bob Powell. Ham Fisher's comic-strip boxer has adventures both inside and outside the ring. In the South Pacific, Joe and Jerry are stranded at sea after a forced evacuation from an endangered plane. They find a derelict Japanese ship with a lone survivor, a beautiful Polynesian woman captured by the Axis. Meanwhile, Captain Vine (who looks like Smilin' Jack) puts the moves on Ann, who fears Joe is lost at sea. Plus a prose adventure of early female superhero Black Cat. Mystery of The Ghost Ship; Sea Fever; A Story of Survival; Jerry Recovers; Black Cat: Invisible Evidence; The Flyin' Fool Chickie Ricks; Flossie; Ricky Roony; Cartoon Laughs. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Jumbo Comics (1938) 97
    • Cover detached at one staple. Tape on interior of cover. Cover oxidation.

    In order of appearance: "Sheena, Queen of the Jungle" art by Robert Webb; "ZX-5" art by Jack Kamen; "Hateful Herman"; "The Hawk" art by Robert Webb; "Sky Girl" art by Matt Baker, reprinted in Good Girl Art Quarterly (1990) #16; "Patsy Pinup"; and "Stuart Taylor in Weird Stories of the Supernatural" and "The Ghost Gallery" art by Jack Kamen. "Shrouds of Ice" text story by Audrey Anthony "Toni" Blum (as Tom Alexander). 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #87
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 87
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Tape on cover & interior. Minor side edge cracks. 4.5" crack to bottom right corner of back of slab. Bottom left peg loose inside slab.
    • Label #1131792003
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.87) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Joe Doolin. "Horror Kraal of the Legless One," art by John Celardo; Ann is taken by slavers; KaƤnga and N'geeso pursue and rescue her. Untitled story, art by August Froehlich; Tenga, with the assistance of a pack of hyenas, challenges Simba for the kingship of the forest; Simba meets the challenge and drives Tenga away. Untitled story, art by Charles Sultan; Captain Terry Thunder, with the help of Tinga, the N'Togo priestess, and Keeto, puts an end to the depredations of the treasure hunter Brannigan. Jungle Facts, art by Mike Peppe; A brief description of some of the animals that inhabit the Indian jungles. Untitled story; Wambi returns a sacred gem to its place in a mountain idol. "Altar of Avarice" text story. Untitled story, art by Howard Larsen; When treasure hunters steal a tribe's idol, Tabu pursues the thieves and secures the sacred object. "Oddities of the Dark Continent," art by Mike Peppe; Brief natural histories of the rhinoceros, the cheetah, and the hyena. Untitled story, art by Fran Hopper; Demo plots to steal the T'bongas sacred jewels; Camilla foils his schemes. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #131
    King Comics (1936) 131

    Cover by Joe Musial. Edited by Ruth Plumly Thompson (sometimes credited as Jo King). Stories and art by Chic Young, Fran Striker, Charles Flanders, Bob Dunn, Frank Miller, Bob Naylor, Lee Falk, Phil Davis, Bela Zaboly, George McManus, Austin Briggs, Jack Sords, Wilson McCoy, Otto Soglow, Ruth Plumly Thompson, Carl Anderson, and Alex Raymond. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay presents an anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. Geologist sisters Lana and Greta Marshall claim to be brides of the Phantom, causing friction with his actual fiancee, Diana; Mandrake the Magician and Lothar discover the underwater city of Atalan. Blondie; The Lone Ranger; Dun-Dums; Barney Baxter in the Air; Mandrake the Magician; Thimble Theatre; Bringing Up Father; Flash Gordon; Sords Sports; The Phantom; The Little King; Henry. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Koko and Kola (1946) 4

    Funny-animal comics featuring a pair of cute critters who are pals. Oscar the Dragon shows the kids that stories of sinister dragons are untrue; A talking fish offers to grant Koko, Kola, and Raymond a wish if they return him to his pond, but they accidentally drop him in the seal tank instead; A grandfather clock comes to life, and wants to make up for lost time by attending a pool party with the kids. Swish, the Wishing Goldfish; Oscar the Dragon; The Rodeo; Inside the Vacuum Cleaner; Trolley Folly; The Grandfather Clock That Ran. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 22
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Small piece of tape over staple hole on interior cover spine.

    Cover by Al Fagaly. Written by Bill Woggon and unknown. Art by Bill Woggon, Bill Vigoda and unknown. Fred Andrews gets caught in a series of mix-ups between his car, Archie's jalopy and the law in "Car Trouble"! Starring Archie Andrews, Jughead Jones, Fred Andrews, Mary Andrews, Sam and Mike. Plus: Wilbur gets tickets to a show in New York and takes Linda in "Man About Town"; two Laugh Comix Puzzle Pages; Katy Keene and Sis visit their uncle Ned and see the Indians adapting to modern electrical devices in an untitled story; Suzie hopes to pass her flying examination in an untitled story; 2-page "Hollywood Gossip" article; Betty and Veronica wreak havoc on Mr. Weatherbee at an archery contest in an untitled story; and Taffy shows Betsy how she can get new records without a big allowance in an untitled story. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 24 #7
    Liberty (1924-1950 Macfadden) Vol. 24 #7
    • Back cover taped

    March 15, 1946. Fiction and non-fiction stories with illustrations. Cover by J.F. Kernan. 8.5-in. x 11.5-in.; black and white; 64 pages. Cover price $0.05.

  • Issue #65
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 65
  • Issue #92
    Magic Comics (1939) 92
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.03) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover by Joe Musial. Edited by Margery McKay (sometimes credited as G. Whiz). Stories and art by Lee Falk, Phil Davis, Fran Striker, Charles Flanders, Roy Crane, Robert Storm, Mel Graff, Carl Anderson, Chic Young, Bob Dunn, Joe Musial, Tom Sims, and Bela Zaboly. Lee Falk's adventurer Mandrake the Magician gets top billing in this anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. Mandrake's final confrontation with The Witch of Kaloon; Buz Sawyer returns to flying for hire after the war is over. Mandrake the Magician; Jan and Aloysius; High Spots; Buz Sawyer; The Lone Ranger; Secret Agent X-9; Henry; Little Acorns; Popeye; Blondie; Dollar-A-Dither. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #77
    Master Comics (1940 Fawcett) 77
    • Oxidation.
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Captain Marvel Jr. stars in "Blue Ribbon Crime," Bulletman stars in "Bulletman Plays It Safe," Nyoka the Jungle Girl stars in "Java Adventure," and Radar the International Policeman stars in "The Border Incident." 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4703
    Mountain Boys Mini Calenders (1947) 4703
    • Paper: White

    March 1947 (4703) - Mountain Boys mini calendar/pamphlet from the year 1947. These were distributed by many different companies across the country. Each mini includes an illustration and caption featuring Paul Webb's Mountain Boys comic strip characters and opens to reveal a newspaper style centerfold giving news on the Boy's home and the colorful characters who reside there. On the backside is an advertisement to rebore your engine so that the pistons can run smoothly.

  • Issue #26
    Mutt and Jeff (1939-65 All Am./National/Dell/Harvey) 26
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Sheldon Mayer (credited as Bud Fisher). Stories and art by Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher), Jim Robinson, Fred Harman, Sol Hess, and W. A. Carlson. DC reprints the comic strip that defined the comic strip, featuring the original tall-and-short comedy duo. Also featuring the "topper" strip Cicero's Cat, and other strips from bygone days. Mutt's wife wants a fur coat. Mutt and Jeff celebrate New Year's Eve. Mutt asks Jeff to take care of his pet goldfish, but he didn't say for how long. Plus a vintage Daisy air rifle ad starring Red Ryder, with art by Red Ryder cartoonist Fred Harman. Mutt & Jeff; Cicero's Cat; Simp O'Dill; Dog of the North; Ton O Fun. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Our Gang Comics (1943 Dell) 32

    Untitled Our Gang story, plus Tom & Jerry, Flip & Dip, Barney Bear & Benny Burro, and Wuff the Prairie Dog. Cover price $0.10.

  • Mar 1947
    Phantom Detective (1933-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Mar 1947
    • Full length spine split. Front and back cover detached.
  • Issue #2
    Pixies, The (1946 ME) 2

    "The Frame Up"; Aunt Polly moves to a new home and gets a postage stamp for a picture on her wall. Untitled story; Pete Pixie turns into The Mighty Atom to drive insects away from the Pixie's picnic using a turntable. Untitled story; Tom, Dick and Harry get kidnapped by worms (with legs) while trying to learn how to play the harmonica. "The River of Juice"; The Mighty Atom saves the Pixies by squeezing orange juice onto invading ants. Untitled story; Pete Pixie fixes up a wind-up car to be his new vehicle. Untitled story; Pete Pixie uses a venetian blind to catch invading locusts. "Pic-Puzzle Page." "Pete's Present"; Tom, Dick and Harry give Pete rose-water aftershave lotion. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Planet Comics (1940 Fiction House) 47
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Cracking to bottom right corner of slab.
    • Label #0111730002

    Cover by Joe Doolin. Edited by J. F. Byrne. Stories and art by Lily Renee, George Evans, Bob Lubbers, Howard Larsen, Murphy Anderson and Chester Martin. The first true science fiction comic, Planet Comics featured classic space opera with square-jawed heroes, rockets, rayguns and bug-eyed aliens of every stripe. In the Lost World, Hunt and Lyssa try to persuade the Volta aliens to rebel against their own leaders; Murphy Anderson's Life on Other Worlds strip speculates about where the Asteroid Belt came from; Mysta and Bron must brave the Swamps of Venus to obtain a rare element. Also featuring a letter to the editor from future science fiction legend Lin Carter, age 16. The Lost World; Futura; Life on Other Worlds: Mystery of the Asteroids; Mysta of the Moon; Auro Lord of Jupiter; Was Earth a Colony of Venus?; Space Rangers; The Star Pirate. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 14

    Stories and art by Roberta Saffron, Tait Morley, Kay Morrissey, Maurine Wills, Lois Withers, Marjorie Maxwell, Nancy Williams, Carol Robb, Laura Leahart, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. The Pigtail Club tries to put together a girls' basketball team; Louisa May Alcott struggles to write a book for girls, and the result is Little Women; A comics biography of teen golf prodigy Marlene Bauer, one of the future founders of the LPGA. The Pigtail Club; By-line for Josie; When Your Dog Needs a Doctor; Present for Daddy; The Book She Couldn't Write; Marlene to the Fore; Here's Looking at You; Hobbies; What's Your Answer?; Who's an Ugly Duckling?; The Mystery of the Old Ruins; It's Sew Easy; Easter Clothes Basket; Polly Prefers; Fun With Fashion; Boots and Sandals; Peasants Are Tops; Let's Get Together; Club News; Have You Troubles?; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #133
    Popular Comics (1936) 133
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Smokey Stover, Felix the Cat, Smilin' Jack, Smokey Stover, Terry and the Pirates, Gang Busters, Gasoline Alley, and the Gumps. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Punch and Judy Comics Vol. 2 (1949) 8

    Stories and art by Orestes Calpini and Ray Houlihan. Kids' comics from Hillman, featuring mischievous puppet Punch and his human friend Judy. Horsefeather and his friend hide in a cargo plane to escape a storm, and end up in New York City. Billy Boy befriends magical merry-go-round horse Fancy, and sets out to find him after the carnival moves to another town. McSnargle, jealous neighbor of Earl the Rich Rabbit, drinks Earl's super-carrot juice and learns your eyesight can sometimes be too good. Punch and Judy; Fatsy McPig; Earl the Rich Rabbit; Punch's Magic Show; Billy Boy and Fancy Horse; Little Leo; Bucky the Mule; Dippy; Little Horse Feathers. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Raggedy Ann and Andy (1946 Dell 1st Series) 10
    • Cover detached. Water damage. Staple rust.
  • Vol. 42 #2
    Railroad Man's Magazine (1929 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Carstens) 2nd Series Vol. 42 #2
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Water damage.
  • Issue #7
    Real Fact Comics (1946) 7

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Man Who Knows Everything, script by Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger, and Bernie Breslauer. The Tragedy of the Titanic, script by Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger, and Bernie Breslauer. If Man Controlled Gravity, script by Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger, Bernie Breslauer, art by Virgil Finlay. The Newsreel Cameramen, script by Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger, Bernie Breslauer, art by Win Mortimer. Douglas Fairbanks!!! Prince of Peril, script by Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger, and Bernie Breslauer, art by Stookie Allen. The Cardiff Giant featuring P.T. Barnum, script by Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger, and Bernie Breslauer. Master of the Sky featuring Donald W. Douglas, script by Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger, and Bernie Breslauer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.