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Comic books August 1947

  • Vol. 34 #1
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 34 #1

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  • Vol. 18 #2
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 18 #2

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  • Issue #125
    Ace Comics (1937) 125

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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. 15 #3
    Ace-High Western Stories (1940-1951 Fictioneers) Vol. 15 #3

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  • Issue #111
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 111
    Published Aug 1947 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1396970017

    Cover art by John Sikela. Cameras in the Clouds! starring Superman, art by John Sikela. The Quest for Life! starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Twin Magic starring Zatara, script by Joe Samachson, art by W. F. White. Who's Zoo? starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Al Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. Pop Gunn Shoots the Works! starring Vigilante, art by George Roussos. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Aug 1947
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Aug 1947

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  • Issue #119
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 119

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    Cover pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy Meets Girl starring Superboy, Betty Brown, and Joe Daly, script by Bill Finger, art by Win Mortimer. The Floating Observatory starring Aquaman, script by Don Cameron, art by Louis Cazeneuve. We Knight Thee Dub starring Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Chuck Winter. The 'Round-the-World Crimes starring Green Arrow and Bulls-Eye, script by Don Cameron, art by George Papp. The Scourge of Speed starring Johnny Quick, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 28 #5
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  • Vol. 4 #7
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 4 #7
    • 3" spine split from base of comic.
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    Stories and art by Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs, Art Helfant, Dick Wood, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. 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 #42. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #7 in indicia. Airboy surrenders to whip-happy spoiled rich kid Master Charles in order to free his captive father. The castle that belonged to The Heap's German barony is moved to the U.S., but it brings misery to all who come in contact with it. Flying Fool's little sister visits Shanghai, but now she's all grown up, in a story with art by Captain America creators Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Airboy; The Heap; Model Builders with Airboy: U. S. Army P-80 Shooting Star; Alfie and Ralphie; Rackman; Flying Fool: You Can't Beat Cupid; The Rap. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    All American Comics (1939) 88
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    • INCOMPLETE. Top third of first two pages missing, interrupts art and story.

    Cover art by Irwin Hasen. Canvas of Crime starring Green Lantern, script by John Broome, pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by John Belfi; Green Lantern is drawn into a strange case in which paintings depict murders yet to be committed. The prime suspect: Alan Scott! Tarantula Unmasks Dr. Mid-Nite, script by John Broome, art by Alexander Toth; Crooks suspect the true identity of the Man of Night, so they kidnap Dr. McNider to prove their point. Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right starring The Black Pirate, art by Paul Reinman. El Gringo Dingo or Go 'Way Bossie 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 #36
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 36

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    Batman and Superman fight along the Justice Society of America (Wonder Woman, Hawkman, Green Lantern, Johnny Thunder, the Atom, the Flash, and Dr. Mid-Nite) in "5 Drowned Men!" Writer unknown. Art by Irwin Hasen plus individual stories featuring Batman (artist unknown), the Flash (art by Lee Elias), Hawkman (art by Joe Kubert), Dr. Mit-nite (art by Frank Harry), Superman (art by Hasen), and Green Lantern (art by Hasen). Part John Belfi inks. Two-page text story, "No Help Wanted" by Charles King. Rockhead McWizzard untitled back-up story. Win Mortimer cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #5
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  • Vol. 21 #8
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 21 #8
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    August 1947. Cover by Arnold Kohn. Stories by Rog Phillips, William Lawrence Hamling, Frances Yerxa, D. Richard Sharpe, and Richard S. Shaver. Plus: a letter column chock-full of discussion regarding the "Shaver Mystery!" Super-cool! Illustrations by Malcolm Smith, Charles Schneeman, Robert Fuqua, and Julian S. Krupa. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Aug 1947
    American Cartoonist Magazine (1947 American Cartoonist Association) Aug 1947

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    Volume 1, Issue 8 - August 1947. Magazine produced by the American Cartoonists Association showcasing talents cartoonists and artist. 34 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #284
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  • Issue #9
    Animal Antics (1946) 9
    Published Aug 1947 by DC.

    Untitled Presto Pete, the Magic Bunny story, art by Howie Post. Untitled Goofy Goose, Inventor story, art by Rube Grossman. The Pre-Fabricated House starring Eager Beaver, art by Otto Feuer. Trick Mirrors! Fool Your Friends! starring Crazy Fox and Hank the Hippo. County Clean-Up Day starring Pete the Pup, art by Otto Feuer. New Jail House Under Construction starring Sheriff Corky, art by Rube Grossman. Chopping Wood starring Raccoon Kids, art by Otto Feuer; Uncle Percy tricks the kids into doing his chores but they get revenge when he tries to hog all their toys. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Archie (1943) 27
    • Centerfold detached. 5" Spine split from bottom.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1995020002

    Cover by Al Fagaly. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Vigoda, Irving Novick and unknown. Archie heads to the gym to bulk up after he makes plans to go to the beach with Veronica and her muscular cousin in "Musclebound Madness"! Plus: Archie gets stuck babysitting Veronica's triplet cousins in "Three's a Crowd"; Archie brings a mouse to school, with the expected results; a dog gets in the way of Archie's entries in the newspaper beauty contest in "Photo-Finish"; Betty and Veronica go to the beach and fight over men; and Archie tries to water the lawn in "Water, Water, Everywhere"! Also: Archie (Hollywood report) celebrity news and gossip, including a piece about Ronald Reagan's marriage to Jane Wyman, in the 2-page "Hollywood Tattle Tale"! And: "Archie Puzzle Page" (two of them)! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 325 #2
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 325 #2

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  • Vol. 7 #5
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  • Vol. 5 #11
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  • Vol. 39 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 39 #6
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Volume 39, Issue 6 - August 1947. Cover by Hubert Rogers. Science Fiction and adventure stories, this issue features "The End is Not Yet" by Lafayette Ronald Hubbard. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #13
    Barnyard Comics (1944) 13

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    Contains three Frank Frazetta illustrations. Frazetta illustrations appear in sixteen nearly-consecutive issues of Barnyard Comics (1944) (#12-15, #17-27, and #29). Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Eggbert Hits the Jackpot" art by Gil Turner; "Willie Wurtle" art by Ray Patin; "Oadie Colone" story by Hubie Karp, art by Ken Champin; "Poppo the Weasel" art by Don R. Christensen; "Hustle and Bustle" story by Jack Cosgriff, art by Hawley Pratt; "'Lucky Foot' Bunnigan" art by Jack Bradbury; and "Oogie Eagle" art by Don R. Christensen. Illustrated text stories: "The Goldfish and the Sparrow: All Sandy Wanted Was a Little Spot of Gold!" by Justin Blazer, illustration by Frank Frazetta; "The Flying Pig: Pooky the Porker Wanted to Zoom Through the Sky!" by Lily K. Scott, illustration by Frank Frazetta; and "The Grateful Bear: This Little Cub Forgot to Be Polite!" by Donald Bayne Hobart, illustration by Frank Frazetta. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
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  • Issue #471
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    Published 1947 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #472
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    Published 1947 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #473
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    Published 1947 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #474
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    Published 1947 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #475
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    Published 1947 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 6 #3
    Beauty Parade (1941-1956 Harrison Publications) Vol. 6 #3

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  • Issue #98
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  • Issue #80
    Big Shot Comics (1940) 80
  • Vol. 23 #1
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 23 #1

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    The Black Bat in "Dead Man's Plunder" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "Let Murder Sleep" by Norman A. Daniels; "The Stickup" by Jack Kofoed; "The Visiting Corpse" by Donald Bayne Hobart; "Expert in Murder" by Wayland Rice; and "Run From a Dead Man" by Nels Leroy Jorgensen. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 112 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #47
    Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) 47

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    Art by Jack Kamen and others. Cover by Jack Kamen. Fox Feature Syndicate presents the first series featuring the original version of the Blue Beetle. This issue sees the debut of a new creative team that may have included an uncredited Matt Baker. The Blue Beetle battles a gang of young hoods who fancy themselves the Junior Crime Club; The Beetle encounters a machine of destruction; Reporter Joan Mason investigates an island of terrifying creatures. Despite being listed on the cover, "The Mummy Who Never Died" does not appear in this issue, or in Blue Beetle at all; the story is in Phantom Lady Series 1 (1947) #13.. The Blue Beetle Meets the Junior Crime Club!; Minit Mystery; The Atomic Grab Mystery; The Mechanical Monster of Death; Joan Mason: Horror Island. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Blue Bolt Vol. 08 (1947) 3

    Cover by Jack Hearne. Stories and art by Wayne Boring (credited as Jack Harmon), Jim Wilcox, Al Huston, Milt Hammer, Henry Kiefer, and Art Helfant. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #81. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. Sgt. Spook joins forces with the spirit of Paul Revere to prevent modern-day crooks from stealing an ancient store of silver. Blue Bolt's old war buddy Charlie seeks his help in turning his new golf course profitable, in a story by Superman artist Wayne Boring (credited as Jack Harmon). Edison Bell and Jerry become counselors at a summer camp. King Neptune teaches young readers basic swimming lessons. Also featuring a vintage ad for "Popsicle Pete" prizes in exchange for saving popsicle wrappers, featuring Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller. Dick Cole; Sergeant Spook: The Adventure of King's Plate!; Cowboy Justice; Rick Richards; Make Friends with King Neptune; Heathcliff the Hobo: At the Circus; Edison Bell; Blue Bolt; Bluebolts & Nuts. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Issue #35
    Boy Comics (1942) 35

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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Dan Barry, Fred Guardineer, Norman Maurer, Bob 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. An aging millionaire's greedy relatives smell trouble when they learn about his young fishing buddy. Crimebuster seeks the truth about the murder of a knife-thrower's assistant on stage, featuring early art by Flash Gordon's Dan Barry. Famous Eccentrics presents the story of Captain Bligh and the Mutiny on the Bounty. Crimebuster; Famous Eccentrics; Daredevil: Blind Justice; Little Dynamite. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 22
    • Cover and centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie. The Terrible Senor Gaucho, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie; Alfy leaves the team in England, to go to college. Color Code For Crime, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie. Murder In the Well text story by Mal Terret. The Romeo From Brooklyn, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 35 #2
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  • Issue #14
    Buzzy (1944) 14
    Tags: Archie
    Published Aug 1947 by DC.

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    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Calling All Girls (1941-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 64

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

  • Issue #11
    Calling All Kids (1946) 11

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    Stories and art by Aileen Fisher, Florence Laughlin and Edd Ashe. 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. Marco Polar Bear and Bobby visit Australia; Squirrels Pug and Curly try to cross a stream; Toots the dog meets animals from other countries. Twinkle, The Star That Came Down From Heaven; Marco Polar Bear; Wash Day; The Jumping Frogs; Little Miss; Follow the Whirlwind; Pug and Curly; Buffkin; The Poor Fish; The Traveling Dog; Find the Fish; Marco's Puzzle Page. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 75

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    Captain Marvel stars in "Billy Batson, School Editor," "The Mississippi Steamboat Race," "The Yeast Menace," and "The Dream Transmitter." Scripts Al Liederman. Art by Pete Costanza and Al Liederma. Back-up story, "Captain Kid Blows Up." Two-page Jon Jarl text story, "Exile on Mercury" by Eando Binder. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party" by C.C. Beck and Costanza. Beck cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 52

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    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
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  • Issue #54
    Captain Midnight (1942-1948) 54

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    52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 040 Mysteries (1947) 1
    • Cover coming loose at staples.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust with migration.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 6" cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached.
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    Mysteries, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 40, 8/47). Edgar All Poe stories: "The Pit and the Pendulum", "The Adventure of Hans Pfall" and "The Fall of the House of Usher". Art by August M. Froelich, H.C. Kiefer & Harley M. Griffiths. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 040 Mysteries (1947) 3
    • 2 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Staple rust with migration.

    Mysteries, 3rd Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 75). Edgar All Poe stories: "The Pit and the Pendulum", "The Adventure of Hans Pfall" and "The Fall of the House of Usher". Art by August M. Froelich, H.C. Kiefer & Harley M. Griffiths. Cover price $0.15.

  • Aug 16 1947
    Collier's (1888) Aug 16 1947
    • Staple rust.

    August 16, 1947. The classic weekly magazine featuring news and fiction. Article on the Library of Congress, a profile on actor William Powell and more. Full page color ads include Plymouth, Dodge, Mercury, Hudson, TWA, 7-Up, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Blatz Beer and Martin Aircraft are standouts. 10.75" x 13.75", 72 pages, PC/B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Comics Revue (1947) 3

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    Iron Vic, August 1947 Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 16 #5
    Complete Western Book Magazine (1933-1957 Newsstand) Pulp Vol. 16 #5

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