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Comic books December 1949

  • Vol. 41 #1
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 41 #1

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  • Vol. 30 #1
    2 Detective Mystery Novels Magazine (1949-1951 Standard) Pulp Vol. 30 #1

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  • Vol. 25 #1
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 25 #1

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  • Issue #37
    4Most Vol. 8 (1949) Four Most 37

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    Cover by Henry Kiefer. Stories and art by Ray Gill and Harold de Lay. After almost 40 issues, 4most switches its issue numbering from individual volumes, as L.B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the title. Western hero the White Rider and his horse Cloud, the Superhorse, track the daring bank robber Tito Romero. A reprint of the first Fearless Fellers adventure, introducing the kid gang, including a rare (for the era) non-stereotypical African-American character. Pitcher Walter Johnson held a career record in strikeouts that lasted more than 50 years. White Rider; Edison Bell; The Secret Wreck; Walter Johnson's Speed Was So Great...; Fearless Fellers; The Cadet: Crime Invades the Cornfield. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    A. Merritt's Fantasy Magazine (1949-1950 Recreational Reading) Pulp Vol. 1 #1
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    Volume 1, Issue 1 - December 1949. Pulp magazine featuring stories and articles by A. Merritt, and Robert Arthur. 7-in. x 9 1/4-in., 130 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #139
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 139
    Published Dec 1949 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1396947011

    Cover art by Al Plastino. Clark Kent... Daredevil starring Superman, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino. Badmen of Mars starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Weapons of Ghengis Khan starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Ring Out the Old! Ring In the New! starring Vigilante, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Dan Barry, inks by Sy Barry. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 19 #6
    Action Stories (1921-1950 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 19 #6

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  • Dec 1949
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Dec 1949

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  • Issue #147
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 147

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    Cover art by Al Plastino. Clark Kent – Orphan, art by John Sikela; When Ma and Pa fly to Alaska to attend Aunt Martha's wedding they get lost in a plane crash and Clark is put up for adoption. The Man Who Was Rescued 100 Times starring Aquaman, script by Otto Binder, art by John Daly. The Speed Crimes starring Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. The Bangs That Boomerang starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Public service announcement with Green Arrow and the Red Feather Kid, script by Jack Schiff, art by George Papp. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures (1949) 1

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  • Issue #8
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 8
    • 2" Cumulative spine split (partially taped). Oxidation and chipping.
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    "The Evil Ones," "The Ghost From Algol," "Spirit of Frankenstein," "The Sargasso Specter," and "The Man Who Went to the Devil." Letter to the editor from editor E. Nelson Bridwell. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Edvard Moritz. Stories by Paul Gattuso, R. S. Pious, Charlie Sultan, Robert Brice, and Pete Riss. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 33 #3
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  • Vol. 6 #11
    Airboy Comics (1945-1953 Hillman) Vol. 6 #11
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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by John Prentice and Ernest Schroeder. 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 #70. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #11 in indicia. In Africa, Airboy and Tex discover a lost Roman outpost that has survived for centuries. A wealthy landowner feuds with his brother over the trees his tenant farmers need to survive - but fortunately, The Heap intervenes. Dam engineers battle a man-eating tiger in the Indian jungles. Airboy: The Men With Shining Chests; The Heap; The Story of Captain Francisco Pizarro; Bing and His Bat; The Final Score; Big Cat. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
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  • Issue #109
    All American Western (1948-1952 DC) Canadian Edition 109

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    Published in Canada; otherwise, it is the same as it's american counterpart. Johnny Thunder stars in "Secret of Crazy River!" (art by Alex Toth); Tony Barrett stars in "The Invisible Treasure!"; Lt. Dan Foley stars in "Trail of the Ghost Bear!"; plus Willy Nilly. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    All Humor Comics (1946) 17

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    tories by Paul Gustavson and unknown. Art by Paul Gustavson, Harry Sahle and unknown. Featuring: Untitled Uncle Fuddly story co-starring Walt Hammer; untitled Hickory story co-starring Paw, Amy Cornell and Lank Laramie; untitled Kelly Poole story co-starring Aunt Fanny Poole, Uncle Gamlin Poole, Pockets Poole, Aphasia, Butch McHavoc and Glamora Aureola De Bullion (dream); untitled Pinky Parker story co-starring Marge, Wally Smith and Chuck McGraw; and 1-page Kelly Poole text story "The Poole Pool" co-starring Aunt Fanny Poole, Uncle Gamlin Poole and Pockets Poole. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    All Romances (1949) 3

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    52 page issue. Alice Kirkpatrick cover. In order of appearance: "The Whole Town Talked" reprinted in Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #60; "Love Left Out" reprinted in Love at First Sight (1949) #24; "Romance Wrecker" art by Ann Brewster, reprinted in Complete Love Magazine Vol. 30 (1954) #2; "Don't Break My Heart Again" reprinted in Glamorous Romances (1949) #75; "Dime-A-Dance Girl" art by Bob Peterson, reprinted in Love At First Sight (1949) #26; and "Outsider!" reprinted in Ten Story Love Vol. 32 (1953) #6. "Short-Cuts to Glamor: Perfume for Allure..." text article reprinted as "Glamorizing Yourself..." in Glamorous Romances (1949) #62, "Your Charm Guide..." in Love at First Sight (1949) #24, "The Charm Corner..." in Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #64, "Help Yourself to Allure..." in Love Experiences (1949) #33, and "For A More Glamorous You..." in Complete Love Magazine Vol. 31 (1955) #5, and partially reprinted in Ten Story Love Vol. 29 (1951) #3. 52 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #3
    All Sports Magazine (1939-1951 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 5 #3

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  • Issue #50
    All Star Comics (1940-1978) 50

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    The Justice Society of America stars in a three-part story, "The Prophesy of Peril!" Script by John Broome, pencils by Arthur Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. Three-page back-up story, "The 37 Terrible Days!" (art by Frank Frazetta). Two-page article, "American Sports of Long Ago." Green Arrow stars in a one-page public service announcement, "The Red Feather Kid." Peddy cover pencils, Bob Oksner cover inks. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 23 #12
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 23 #12

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    Dec 1949. "Outpost" 1st professionally published story by Marian Zimmer Bradley, previous work appeared in a fanzine. Science fiction stories by Stan Raycraft, J.J. Allerton, Milton K. Smith, and Robert Moore Williams. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John, Malcolm Smith, Julian S. Krupa, and Bill Terry. Cover by Robert Gibson Jones. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1949WINTER
    Amazing Stories Quarterly Reissue (1940-1951 Ziff-Davis) Collected Pulp 1949WINTER

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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. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 32 #12
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    Volume 32, Issue 12 - December 1949. 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 #312
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  • Issue #23
    Animal Antics (1946) 23
    Published Dec 1949 by DC.

    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth (credited) and Larry Nadle (actual). Cover art by Otto Feuer. Stories by Otto Feuer, Martin Naydel, Rube Grossman, Howie Post, and Raymond Perry. Anthropomorphic funny-animal tales filled with Animal Antics, featuring such characters as the Raccoon Kids, Nip and Chip, Goofy Goose, Custer the Cat and Cheesy the Mouse, Plato Platypus, Ozzie Owl. US Royal US Bicycle tires ad, art by Al Plastino. Captain Tootsie candy ad, art by C. C. Beck. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Archie (1943) 41
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Bob Montana. Stories by unknown. Art by Ray Gill, Bill Vigoda, Sam Schwartz and unknown. Featuring Archie in: "Asleep In the Deep"; "All a Loan"; "Birds of a Feather"; "Jughead Learns About Life" (Jughead gets a date with Veronica); and "You're Driving Me Crazy"! Plus: Jughead in "Standing Room Only"! Also: 2-page text piece "Hollywood Tattle Tales"! Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 329 #6
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 329 #6

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  • Vol. 1 #6
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    Volume 1, Issue 6 - December, 1949. Art Photography Magazine was a men's interest publication produced from July, 1949 to December, 1958 that focused heavily on photographing the nude female form, as well as a fair amount of "cheesecake" pin-up style photography. Included are articles on how to take better photographs, product reviews of different photography equipment, and diving deeper into what makes photography a legitimate form of art. 8.5" x 10.5", 50 pages, B&W. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 44 #4
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 44 #4

    December, 1949. Volume 44, Issue 4. Cover by Zboyan. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 5
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    Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Comics about famous sports figures of the past, featuring a continuing comics biography of baseball legend Babe Ruth. The life of college football legend and war hero Bob Chappuis. A biography of France's greatest boxer - and boyfriend of legendary singer Edith Piaf - Marcel Cerdan. A history of the LA. Dodgers, formerly known as the Brooklyn Dodgers. Part five of the comics biography of Babe Ruth. The Life of Babe Ruth; Bob Chappuis: All-American Hero; Marcel Cerdan; Levi Jackson; Hunting Tips. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Barker (1946) 15
    Published Dec 1949 by Quality.

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    All art by Klaus Nordling Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
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  • Issue #593
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  • Issue #594
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  • Issue #595
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  • Issue #596
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  • Issue #597
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  • Vol. 2 #2
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  • Issue #35
    Best Love (1949) 35
    Published Dec 1949 by Marvel.

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  • Dec 1949
    Best True Fact Detective (1943-1981 Newsbook) Dec 1949
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    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    True detective stories. 8 1/2" x 11 1/4", 78 pgs, b&w. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #121
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  • Issue #122
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  • Issue #123
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  • Issue #124
    Bestseller Mystery (1937-1958 American Mercury) Digest 124
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  • Issue #125
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  • Issue #126
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  • Issue #127
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  • Issue #28
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 28

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    Blackhawk defies destruction in the battle of the test tubes! Featuring: 11 page Blackhawk story "The Battle of the Test Tubes"; 8 page Chop Chop story; 11 page Blackhawk story "The Island of Nubaru." Cover by Reed Crandall. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Blazing West (1948) 2

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    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Ed Moritz, Max Elkan, Edmond Good, Gordon Wright and Paul Cooper. Tales of the Old West from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. Blazing West was an anthology title that featured the adventures of Texas Tim, a Texas Ranger; Buffalo Belle, a redheaded sheriffs deputy with quick wits and a fast gun; Injun Jones, a white man who worked with the Apache tribe; and the Tenderfoot, a Clark Kent-looking tough guy who lulled foes with his mild-mannered appearance. Deputy sheriff Buffalo Belle puts her star aside to help ranchers battle a corrupt land baron in the next territory; Powder River Pete gets up to comical hijinks at the towns box social party; The bespectacled appearance of the man they call Tenderfoot belies his tough-as-nails nature, but old enemy Randy Barton isnt fooled. Buffalo Belle; Injun Jones; A Pet Pays Off; Texas Tim, Ranger; Powder River Pete; Not So Tough; Tenderfoot. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Blazing West (1948) 8

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    Cover art by Ed Moritz. Untitled Injun Jones story, art by Ed Moritz; Tinney, the stageowner is organizing an army of freebooting outlaws in Gila Valley. Untitled Buffalo Belle story; Trouble between the cattlemen and sheepherders. Untitled Bantam Buckaroo story; Bantam Buckaroo brings a wanted outlaw to the sheriff, but he manages to escape. Untitled Texas Tim, Ranger story; Crooked deals at the horse races with $ 5000 at stake. Untitled Tenderfoot story; Drought has almost ruined the ranch of Tenderfoot and Marge and they are in deep trouble. Cookie Comics Magazine ad. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #102
    Blue Bolt (1949) 102

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Tom Gill, Milt Hammer, C. W. Winter and Joe Certa. Series continues from Blue Bolt Vol. 10 (1949) #2. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. Blue Bolt, by now a reporter with no costume, follows a lead to an aerial dogfight with the unassuming but deadly Mr. Wisp. Photography nerd Candid Charlie gets a chance to show up bully Biff and impress Joan when he accidentally grows a rare tropical flower in botany class. Tommy wants to go on safari, but Rick Richards must rescue the boy from jaguars and other dangers of the jungle. Blue Bolt the American; Target and the Targeteers; Gummed Up; Man Bites Dog; Candid Charlie; Diggy the Derrick; Rick Richards. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.