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Comic books June 1948

  • Vol. 36 #3
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 36 #3

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  • Vol. 15 #4
    10-Story Detective Magaizine (1938-1949 Ace Magazines) Pulp Vol. 15 #4

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  • Vol. 20 #4
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 20 #4

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  • Issue #3
    4Most Vol. 7 (1948) Four Most 3

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Al McWilliams, Nina Albright, and Ray Gill. Sometimes listed as 4Most #28. Adventures of clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s. A wealthy horse collector sets his sights on the Arabian stallion belonging to the headmaster of Dick Cole's academy. Edison Bell and Jerry get involved in the search for a stolen "counting horse" - that is, a horse that can count. Lem the Grem uses gremlin magic to help a high school teacher take on his corrupt superintendent. Dick Cole; Lem the Grem; Rustler's Paradise; Edison Bell; The Future Champion; The Cadet. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #135
    Ace Comics (1937) 135

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    Cover by Joe Musial. Edited by Ruth Plumly Thompson (sometimes credited as Ace). Stories and art by Charles Flanders, Drake Williams, H. H. Knerr, Doc Winner, Chic Young, Joe Musial, Lee Falk, Ray Moore, William Ritt, Clarence Gray, Don Moore and Alex Raymond. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay presents an anthology series featuring reprints of King Features Syndicate comic strips. Includes Alex Raymond's Jungle Jim. The Lone Ranger replaces Prince Valiant in the book's lineup; Brick Bradford returns from the Moon with June. The Phantom; Jungle Jim; Henry; Katzenjammer Kids; Fighting Americans; Blondie; Brick Bradford; The Lone Ranger; Teddy and Sitting Bull; Doc Winner's Daffy Doodles. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 19 #1
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  • Issue #121
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 121
    Published Jun 1948 by DC.

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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. Superman vs. Atlas, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Wits For Weapons starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Museum Vandals starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. The Man of 1,000 Brands starring Vigilante. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 18 #12
    Action Stories (1921-1950 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 18 #12

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  • Jun 1948
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Jun 1948
  • Issue #129
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 129

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    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Pupils of the Past! starring Superboy, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Al Wenzel, inks by George Roussos; Miss Shipley wants to retire and Superboy tries to find a gift for her. She wants to see her four most favorite pupils again. The Treasure Beneath the Lake! starring Aquaman, art by John Daly. The Boy Detective! starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Slowpoke Crimes! starring Johnny Quick, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado by C.C. Beck. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 30 #3
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  • Vol. 5 #5
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 5 #5

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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Carmine Infantino and Fred Kida. 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 #52. No issue # on cover; Vol. 5, issue #5 in indicia. Airboy's life becomes the object of a deadly wager between two master magicians. Escaped convicts run afoul of hostile natives, The Heap, and each other, in a story with early art by comics legend Carmine Infantino. Flying Fool and his redheaded female rival, Riot O'Hara, contend with American hit man turned Tong assassin Georgie Dunn. Creepy cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Airboy: Battle of the Magicians; The Flying Fool: Five Hundred Dollars a Head; The Heap; One Night in China; The General Loses a Town; No Waiting; The Boomerang Arrow. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #98
    All American Comics (1939) 98

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    Cover art by Alex Toth. The End of Sports! starring Green Lantern, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Alex Toth; The Sportsmaster returns with a mad scheme to end all sporting events in Gotham City unless the city is willing to pay protection money to the "Crime Syndicate of Sports"! The Voice of the Moldau starring The Black Pirate, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks: by Bernard Sachs. Mission Accomplished! starring Hop Harrigan, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs; Hop and Tank save the Princess of Royalia from a double-brossing Baron who is after the Royal jewels. Strange Case of the Sky-Raider starring Dr. Mid-Nite, pencils by Arthur F. Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 41
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #8C9454-002

    Black Canary officially joins the Justice Society of America (she's appeared since issue 38) in "The Case of the Patriotic Crimes!" Injustice Society appearance. Script by John Broome. Pencils by Alex Toth (splash page), Carmine Infantino (chapter 1), Arthur Peddy (chapter 2), and Irwin Hasen (chapter 3); inks by Toth (splash), Frank Giacoia (chapter 1), Bernard Sachs (chapter 2), and Hasen (chapter 3). Two-page text story, "No More Favors" by Ted Udall. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado" by C.C. Beck. Toth cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #4
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  • Vol. 22 #6
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 22 #6
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • Water damage.

    June 1948. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Stories by Richard S. Shaver and Chester S. Geier, S.M. Tenneshaw, Warren Kastel, Alexander Blade, and Miles Shelton. Illustrations by H.W. McCauley, Rod Ruth, Julian Krupa, and William A. Gray. 7" x 10"; black and white with color cover; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1948SUMMER
    Amazing Stories Quarterly Reissue (1940-1951 Ziff-Davis) Collected Pulp 1948SUMMER

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    All issues in this series consist of three remaindered/coverless copies of unsold Amazing Stories (not reprints) re-bound together by Ziff-Davis into a single thick volume with new outer cover art.

  • Vol. 31 #6
    American Girl (1942) Vol. 31 #6

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    Volume 31, Issue 6 - June 1948. The American Girl magazine. For all girls--Published by the Girl Scouts, features articles, advice, and crafts. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 52 pages, B&W Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #294
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  • Issue #14
    Animal Antics (1946) 14
    Published Jun 1948 by DC.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Every Day Ought To Be Saturday starring Raccoon Kids, art by Otto Feuer. Saturday Night- Bath Night! starring Crazy Fox, art by Otto Feuer. Alls Well the Ends Well starring Pete the Pup, art by Otto Feuer. Bandit Bear Is Back in Town starring Sheriff Corky, art by Rube Grossman. Using Your Noodles starring Eager Beaver, art by Otto Feuer. How to Write a Hit, art by Rube Grossman; Custer borrows money from Cheesy so he can plays his new song, "Way Down Upon the Swannee River." Lemuel Sludge and Porky Pudge starring Goofy Goose, Inventor, art by Rube Grossman. Gardening Sure Is Hard Work starring Presto Pete, art by Howie Post. Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado Tootsie Roll ad, art by C. C. Beck. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Archie (1943) 32
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1271045019
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1995020003

    Cover by Al Fagaly. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Vigoda, Irving Novick and Harry Lucey. A birthday party is today, and Archie has forgotten in "Archie Gets the Bird"! Plus: Veronica brings her bowling ball to Pop Tate's in "All Rolled Up"; Mr Andrews decides to buy a sewing machine for their anniversary in "Sewing Pains"; Charles Foyer, the famous French actor, is in town for one appearance, and Betty and Veronica decide that they need to study for their French exam; Jughead is concerned because it is Friday the 13th, but Archie isn't worried in "The Jinx Buster"; and Veronica needs an idea for a church bazaar booth, and Archie agrees to come up with one in "Dollars To Doughnuts"! Also: 2-page text story "Oil For the Lamps of Archie"! Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 326 #6
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 326 #6

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  • Issue #2
    Arkham Sampler SC (1948) 2
    • 1/2" Spine split from top.

    Spring 1948, Vol. 1, Issue 2. Published letter and story by H.P. Lovecraft, Stories by Russell Wakefield, Leah Bodine Drake and others. Softcover 100 Pages No illos.

    The Arkham Sampler was an American fantasy and horror fiction magazine first published in Winter 1948. The headquarters was in Sauk City, Wisconsin. The magazine, edited by August Derleth, was the first of two magazines published by Arkham House. It was published on a quarterly basis. The cover design was prepared by Ronald Clyne and was printed in alternating colors for the eight quarterly issues. Each issue had a print run of 1,200 copies with the exception of the Winter 1949 "All Science-Fiction Issue", of which 2,000 copies were printed. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 8 #3
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  • Vol. 6 #4
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  • Vol. 41 #4
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 41 #4
    • 1 " Cumulative spine split. Water damage.
    • 2" spine split from base of comic.
    • Cover coming loose. Staple rust and migration. Pieces missing from back cover.

    June, 1948. Volume 41, Issue 4. Cover by William Timmins. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Barker (1946) 8
    Published Jun 1948 by Quality.

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    Edited by George E. Brenner. Cover by Klaus Nordling. Stories Klaus Nordling, Joe Millard, 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 #18
    Barnyard Comics (1944) 18

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    Contains Frank Frazetta comic story art and three Frazetta text story illustrations. Frazetta text story 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: "Barney Rooster, Finders Keepers" art by Vincent Fago; "Bunnyboy"; "Hucky Duck, Circus Ticket" art by Frank Frazetta, reprinted in Small Wonders (1991); "Scatty" art by Lynn Karp; "Robin Hood Robin" art by Don R. Christensen; "Bridge Work" art by Ken Champin; "Mr. Teedle" art by Don R. Christensen; "The Yehootys" story by Hubie Karp, art by Lynn Karp; and "Homer Sapien". Illustrated text stories: "Beppo the Monk: The Organ-Grinder's Pet Meets a Friendly Feline!" by Donald Bayne Hobart, illustration by Frank Frazetta; "The Mouse and the Moose: Poor Little Mortimer Finally Learns His Lesson!" by Betty Cummings, illustration by Frank Frazetta; and "The Greedy Mole: Marty Is Too Much of a Smarty at the Party!" by Mickey Klar Marks, illustration by Frank Frazetta. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #10
    Baseball Stories (1938-1954 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 2 #10

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  • Issue #29
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  • Issue #515
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #516
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #517
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #518
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    Published 1948 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 7 #2
    Beauty Parade (1941-1956 Harrison Publications) Vol. 7 #2

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  • Vol. 1 #8
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  • Issue #1948
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    1948 Edition - 1st Printing. Edited by Lawrence Lariar. 300 of the best Cartoons featured in Colliers, the Saturday Evening Post, and Argosy. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W

  • Vol. 5 #3
    Best Western (1935-1949 Western Fiction/Interstate) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 5 #3

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  • Issue #107
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  • Vol. 24 #3
    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 24 #3

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    The Black Bat in "The Murder Maker" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "Please Pass the Poison" by Roger Fuller; "The Cursed Millions" by Carter Critz; "No Reprieve for the Killer" by Robert Leslie Bellem; "A Killer Flies High" by Robert Sidney Bowen; and "Who's Got the Dummy" by H.C. Butler. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 112 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #23
    Black Terror (1942 Better Publications) 23
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
    • Label #0230623020
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing centerfold (affects art and story).

    Edited by Ned Pines. Cover by Alex Schomburg (as Xela). Stories by Mort Meskin, Jerry Robinson, Charles Stewart, Vic Prezio, Oliver Buchanan, Stan Aschmeier, and Jules Steiner. Action-packed tales featuring such characters as the Space Speedsters and the Black Terror, a super strong super-hero. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 19

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    Cover by Reed Crandall. Featuring: 12 page Blackhawk story "The Creations of Dr. Omega" drawn by Reed Crandall; 11 page Blackhawk story "The Animal Slaves of Dr. Sprowle" drawn by Reed Crandall; 8 page Chop Chop story "Marvelo the Great" drawn by Bill Ward; 2 page text story "Rain-Maker"; 14 page Blackhawk story "The Tomb of Ra-Aneth" drawn by Bill Ward. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #1
    Blue Bolt (1940-1949) Vol. 9 #1
    Published Jun 1948 by Funnies, Inc..

    Cover by Al McWilliams. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Joe Donohoe, Jack Hearne, Harry Zee Hoffman, Milt Hammer, Art Helfant and Henry Kiefer. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #91. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. Years after his superhero identity and electrical powers were forgotten, Blue Bolt's colorful name is retconned to Fred "Blue" Bolt, a nickname explained in a new story that makes him an ex-circus performer. A modern-day pirate matches wits with two-fisted aviator Rick Richards and Canadian Mountie Hugh Fort. Edison Bell and Jerry follow a runaway monkey and fall into a water tower, but luckily, Edison has his conch horn. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make a conch horn, just like in Lord of the Flies. Dick Cole; Two-Ton O'Toole: Shadow Boxing; Easy Cartooning: Lesson #3; Blue Bolt; Hicktown; Bluebolts and Nuts; Sgt. Spook: The Knight of Terror; Rick Richards; Edison Bell; Anyone Can Make This Conch Horn. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jun 1948
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Jun 1948

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  • Vol. 10 #5
    Blue Ribbon Western (1937-1950 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 10 #5

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  • Issue #40
    Boy Comics (1942) 40
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • Staple rust with migration. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Joe Crandell, Steve Cranford, Virginia Hubbell, Norman Maurer, Carl Hubbell, Irving Watt, Mike Roy, John Belfi, Bob Perry, Stanley Davis 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. A female juvenile delinquent provides distractions for a robbery gang. Teen street gangs wage warfare in the streets with improvised weapons. A new feature, "Boy Movies," includes a funny-animal cartoon, an adventure serial and a Western, much like a trip to the movies in 1948. Crimebuster; Famous Eccentrics; Daredevil: Professional Amateur; The Sailor Loves the Sea; Dark Adventure, Episode 1; The Ski-Trail Murder. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Boy Comics (1942) Canadian Edition 40

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    Canadian Edition. Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Joe Crandell, Steve Cranford, Virginia Hubbell, Norman Maurer, Carl Hubbell, Irving Watt, Mike Roy, John Belfi, Bob Perry, Stanley Davis 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. A female juvenile delinquent provides distractions for a robbery gang. Teen street gangs wage warfare in the streets with improvised weapons. A new feature, "Boy Movies," includes a funny-animal cartoon, an adventure serial and a Western, much like a trip to the movies in 1948. Crimebuster; Famous Eccentrics; Daredevil: Professional Amateur; The Sailor Loves the Sea; Dark Adventure, Episode 1; The Ski-Trail Murder. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Boy Commandos (1942-1949 1st Series) 27

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie. The Ape That Plotted Crimes, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie; After Carter and the boys capture a rare Gorilla for Farnsby's Circus the gorilla appears to have human intelligence and write long messages on a blackboard, including the plots for crimes. The Crimes of Diamond Hand, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie. Sea Voyage text story, script by Thomas Graw, art by Raymond Perry. The Case of the Killer Cadet, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie; Rip sends Brooklyn to military school after he fails to obey orders and almost gets the boys killed. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 57 #3
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  • Issue #3
    Brenda Starr (1948-1949 Superior) 3

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    Cover by Dale Messick. Stories and art by Dale Messick and others. The adventures of Dale Messick's fearless comic strip hero, redheaded reporter Brenda Starr. Brenda is kissed by a handsome stranger on New Year's Eve, just before she leaves on a vacation. Brenda, Larry and Flurry investigate a mysterious lodge in the country owned by Professor Squell. A master violinist uses his touring as a cover for his crimes. Silver Lining in Sun Valley; Adventure Unlimited; The Crying Corner; Brenda a Bride?; Reward!: The Case of the Fatal Fiddle! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.