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Comic books April 1947

  • Vol. 33 #1
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 33 #1 10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 33 #1
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Volume 33, Issue 1 - April, 1947. 6.75" x 9.75", 98 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 17 #2
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 17 #2

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  • Issue #121
    Ace Comics (1937) 121
    • .5" Spine split from top.

    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. 14 #3
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 14 #3

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  • Issue #107
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 107
    Published Apr 1947 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.

    Cover art by Jack Burnley and Stan Kaye. Journey Into Ruin starring Superman, script by Don Cameron, art by Ira Yarbrough. Master of Magic starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Let It Rain starring Zatara, script by Joe Samachson, art by W. F. White. The Ugly Starlet starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Al Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. Ride Him, Vigilante starring Vigilante, script by Don Cameron and Joe Samachson, art by George Roussos. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Apr 1947
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Apr 1947
  • Issue #115
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 115

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    Cover pencils by Stan Kaye, inks by George Roussos. The Adventure of Jaguar Boy starring Superboy and Jaguar Boy, script by Don Cameron, art by John Sikela. The Grade B Burglars starring Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Chuck Winter. Tubby Watts, Cameraman starring Johnny Quick, script by Don Cameron, art by George Roussos. The Phantom Fleet starring Aquaman and Black Jack, script by Don Cameron, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Larceny With Light starring Green Arrow, script by Joe Samachson, art by George Papp. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 28 #1
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  • Vol. 4 #3
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 4 #3

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    Cover by Dan Barry. Stories and art by Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs, Carmine Infantino, Dick Hall and Jules Steiner. 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 #38. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #3 in indicia. Airboy faces controversy after he loans his good name to a aircraft manufacturing concern. A visit to a cursed hotel turns The Heap and his sidekick Rickie against each other in a dangerous aerial showdown. Airboy shows how to build a balsa-wood glider, in an early episode of the popular and long-running Model Builders feature. Unusual cover by Flash Gordon's Dan Barry. Airboy; The Heap; Model Builders with Airboy; Life's Chips; Rackman; Real (Crazy) Estate; Little Slugger; The Tale of the Black Mary. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    All American Comics (1939) 84

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    Cover art by Irwin Hasen. The Man with Two Faces starring Green Lantern, script by John Broome, art by Paul Reinman; A fighter bested by Doiby in the boxing ring decides to exact a little revenge on our favorite cabbie, revenge that lands Doiby in jail for armed robbery! The Tunnel That Couldn't Be Finished starring Dr. Mid-Nite, art by Stan Aschmeier. The Printer and the Duke starring The Black Pirate, art by Paul Reinman. No Time for Truth text story by John Broome [as John Osgood]. The Monster of Killagor Cape 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 #34
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 34

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    The Justice Society of America in "The Wiles of the Wizard!" Script by Gardner Fox. Art by Irwin Hasen plus individual stories featuring Hawkman (art by Joe Kubert), Dr. Mid-nite (art by Frank Harry), the Flash (art by Lee Elias), the Atom (art by Harry Lampert), and Green Lantern (art by Paul Reinman). Wonder Woman appearance. Johnny Thunder cameo. Two-page text story, "Fate Laughs Last" by Cliff Rhodes." Back-up story, "'Cotton-Top Katie." Hasen cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    All-New Comics (1943) 15

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  • Vol. 2 #3
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  • Vol. 7 #1
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  • Vol. 21 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 21 #4

    April 1947. Science fiction stories by Harold M. Sherman, John and Dorothy de Courcy, and Millen Cooke. Illustrations by Arnold Kohn and Julian S. Krupa. Cover by Krupa. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Apr 1947
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    Volume 1, Issue 3 - April 1947. Magazine produced by the American Cartoonists Association showcasing talents cartoonists and artist. 34 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #280
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  • Issue #7
    Animal Antics (1946) 7
    Published Apr 1947 by DC.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #3740918002
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Water damage.
    • 3.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Two-Ton Tessie, World's Heaviest Fat Lady starring Presto Pete; Presto tries to take a vacation, but ends up getting a job at a circus. Grizzly Gus and Alkali Al, art by Rube Grossman; Sheriff Corky has to face down Grizzly Gus and Alkali Al at the same time! Making Gold starring Tortoise and The Hare, art by Rube Grossman; Throckmorton invents a way to make gold and Harry tries to steal it from him. King Neptune's Grudge starring Walrus Whopper. Photo Contest starring Skooky, art by Otto Feuer; Skooky needs a really good photo for the contest, but Bully Bulldog won't help willingly. Visit to the City starring Eager Beaver, art by Otto Feuer. The Crow Eliminator starring Goofy Goose, Inventor, art by Rube Grossman. Fixing Things starring the Raccoon Kids, art by Otto Feuer. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Archie (1943) 25
    • 1" Spine split from top.
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple. Oxidation. Chipping.
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    • 2.5" cumulative spine split with splitting through interior wraps. Interior oxidation/brittleness.

    Cover by Al Fagaly. Stories by Bill Woggon and unknown. Art by Bill Woggon and Bill Vigoda. When Betty and Veronica see the rival basketball team for that afternoon's game, they add Mexican jumping beans to their cooking class soup in order to pep up the Riverdale team in "The Campus Queens"! Plus: Archie works hard to prevent a scathing letter from being delivered to Betty in "The Letter"; after Reggie shows him up, Archie goes to Betty for tennis lessons in "It's a Racket"; Archie confuses Betty and Veronica's birthdays; and Archie's loud New Year's party clashes with his parents' quiet one in "Ring Out the Old"! Also: 'Archie' reports on Hollywood movies and stars in the 2-page text piece "Hollywood Tattle Tales"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 324 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 324 #4

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  • Vol. 7 #1
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  • Vol. 5 #9
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  • Vol. 39 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 39 #2
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • Full length spine split. Back cover anchored with glue.

    Volume 39, Issue 2 - April, 1947. Cover by William Timmins. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "Home of the Gods" by A.E. Van Vogt. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #39
    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly (1943 Avon Book Company) 39

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  • Issue #11
    Barnyard Comics (1944) 11

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    Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Dumb Bunny" story by Jack Cosgriff, art by Allan Hubbard; "Basil" art by Harris Steinbrook; "Uncle 'Awful' Boar" art by Don R. Christensen; "Horatio" art by Ed Dunn; "The Nut Champ" story by Jack Cosgriff, art by Paul Sommer; "Tony"; "Along the Catnip Trail" story by Bob Karp, art by Frank Grundeen; "Fatso" art by Ed Dunn; and "The Rooster and the Crow" story by Hubie Karp, art by Ed Dunn. Illustrated text stories: "The Boastful Bully: Bad-Boy Beaver Gets the Lesson of His Life!" by Donald Bayne Hobart; and "The Awkward Hippo: Harvey Was Just Too Clumsy for Anything!" by Mickey Klar Marks. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
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  • Issue #454
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  • Issue #455
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  • Issue #456
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  • Issue #457
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  • Vol. 1 #4
    Bernarr MacFadden's Latest Detective (1947-1949 Bermac Associates) Vol. 1 #4
  • Apr 1947
    Best True Fact Detective (1943-1981 Newsbook) Apr 1947

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  • Issue #94
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  • Issue #76
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 76
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Stories and art by Boody Rogers, Ogden Whitney, Tom DeAngelo, Victor Vacarezza, Don Dean, Lank Leonard, 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. Dixie Dugan's new friends are sentenced to prison because of her testimony in court. Crooks hypnotize Sparky Watts into helping them rob a bank, but they don't know about his superpowers. Skyman gives the giant moon-rats the Ellen Ripley treatment, thanks to a handy airlock. Plus a PSA for US Savings Bonds featuring comedy legend Groucho Marx! Sparky Watts; Charlie Chan; Cranberry Boggs; Mickey Finn; Bo; Dixie Dugan; Tony Trent; Skyman; Brass Knuckles; All in a Lifetime; June Bride; Good Old Bumpy: Big Moments. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 88

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    Stories and art by Boody Rogers, Ogden Whitney, Lank Leonard, Renny McEvoy, Jim Fabian, Don Dean, J. P. McEvoy, John Striebel, Marion Bailey, Frank Beck and Mart Bailey. Big Shot featured reprints of McNaught Syndicate humor and adventure strips, alongside original characters like Skyman and The Face. Tony Trent and Babs are trapped in a Latin American country during a revolution. McFiddle the inventor shows Slap Happy and Doc Static his inventions, including a pie stretcher, heated ice cream, and a topless umbrella for sunny days, in another wacky Boody Rogers story. The alien spacecraft that has Fawn and Gloria is headed for Venus just in time for space-typhoon season, unless Skyman can catch them first. Sparky Watts; Cranberry Boggs; Mickey Finn; Bo; Dixie Dugan; Tony Trent; Skyman; Brass Knuckles; Hollywood Johnnie; All in a Lifetime; Bumpy: The Million To One Shot. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 22 #2
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 22 #2

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    The Black Bat in "The Lakeside Mystery" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "Murder Makes the Luck" by Norman A. Daniels; "Measured for Murder" by Nels Leroy Jorgensen; "The Key to Danger" by Wayland Rice; and "Listen for Death" by Roger Fuller. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 112 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #28
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  • Issue #18
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 18

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  • Vol. 7 #11
    Blue Bolt (1940-1949) Vol. 7 #11
    Published Apr 1947 by Funnies, Inc..
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Wormholes.
    • Paper: White
    • 1 1/4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Jack Hearne. Stories and art by Joe Donohoe, Gordon Guth, 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 #77. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. Still in the Andes, aviator hero Blue Bolt pursues Senorita Viva and Herr Bludel across South American pampas, in a story by Superman artist Wayne Boring (credited as Jack Harmon). Sergeant Spook and his teen pal Jerry grapple with a weighty problem. Millionaire adventurer Rick Richards tries to save a newspaper. Edison Bell tells young readers how to create a tree hut. Dick Cole; Merkin Gerkin; Bluebolts & Nuts; Rick Richards; Build This Tree Hut; Red Danger; Edison Bell; Blue Bolt; Krisko & Jasper; Sergeant Spook. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Apr 1947
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Apr 1947

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  • Issue #33
    Boy Comics (1942) 33

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    Cover by Norman Maurer. Stories and art by Dan Barry, Norman Maurer, 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 and Squeeks try to help a friend whose modern farming methods - like crop-dusters - make him the target of jealous neighboring farmers. Crimebuster encounters a smooth character who tries to bribe his way into the good life, featuring early art by Flash Gordon's Dan Barry. Little Dynamite and his pals get swindled after they go to work for a con artist, and now they must find him or get charged for his crimes. Crimebuster; Little Dynamite; Daredevil: The Last Bouquet. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 20

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie. Danger Below, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie; the boys search for gold bullion lost in a sunken ship during the war. The Championship of Brooklyn, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie; First Stop--The Moon!, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti; Rip and the boys visit the moon, along with Dr. Exell, a fraud who tries to steal valuable technology there to conquer the Earth. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 56 #4
    Breezy Stories and Young's Magazine (1915-1949 C.H. Young) Pulp Vol. 56 #4

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  • Vol. 34 #4
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  • Issue #12
    Buzzy (1944) 12
    Tags: Archie
    Published Apr 1947 by DC.
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    • Cover oxidation.

    One-page tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Log Jam Rescue" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 60

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    This issue contains only articles (no comics). Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Calling All Kids (1946-1949 Parent's Magazine) 8
    • Writing on interior pages.
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split. Writing on activity page.

    Stories and art by Sidney W. Maguire, A. W. Nugent and Ernie Schroeder. A kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories, games and quizzes as well as comics. Harry Hare challenges Tom Tortoise to an ice-skating race; Marco Polar Bear and Bobby visit the Philippines to get some coconut milk; Squirrels Pug and Curly sneak into a house to look for nuts. Twinkle, The Star That Came Down From Heaven; Marco Polar Bear; The Winner; Musical Comics; Camille the Flying Camel; The Horse With Music in Him; Pug and Curly; Toy Review; Timothy's Ride; There Was a Crooked Man; Who Am I?; Scotty; Waking the Bugler; Marco's Puzzle Page. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941-1953 Fawcett) 71
    • Centerfold detached.
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    Cover by C.C. Beck. Stories by Otto Binder, Bill Woolfolk and Al Liederman. Art by C.C. Beck, Pete Costanza and Al Liederman. Captain Marvel and his Three Lieutenant Marvels star in "The Adventure in Time!" by Otto Binder, C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza (Sivana appearance; final appearance of the Three Lieutenant Marvels). Captain Marvel also stars in "Captain Marvel Traps a Sleepwalker" by Bill Woolfolk, C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza, and "The End of the World" by Otto Binder, C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Plus: Captain Kid in "The Inward Struggle" by Al Liederman. And: Jon Jarl in the 2-page text story "Satellite Prison" by Otto Binder (as Eando Binder). 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942-1953 Fawcett) 48
    • 1/2" spine split from top. Cover detached at one staple. Piece of tape on front cover.

    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Captain Marvel Jr. (Australian 1947-1953 Cleland) 4

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    Australian Edition. Circa 1947-1948. "Captain Marvel Jr. Meets The Acrobat", plus "L'il Alaska" 3 page fill in story. 8.75" x 11.75"; side-stitched; primarily b&w w/spot color; 32 pages - all newsprint.