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Comic books January 1950

  • Vol. 7 #12
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  • Issue #12
    My Life (1948) 12

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    "All I Want Is Love"; Office worker Lee and engineer Ted are in love; Ted is working on an invention he hopes will make him wealthy enough to marry her; Lee inherits $28,535 from a distant cousin; Ted feels this puts more pressure on him to succeed; he proposes marriage to Lee but she stalls, worried Ted is interested in her inheritance; Lee dates other men and Ted feels she only loved him for his income potential. "I Was His Doll"; Office worker Rhoada never has a date because she dresses plainly; She gets a make-over from beauty expert Wister and spends her savings on new clothes; She goes on a blind date with Ed and all the men are attracted to her; Rhoada spends the weekend at Eds house, chaperoned by his Aunt Lucy. "Advice for the Shy Girl" article. "I Married a Stranger"; Kate is engaged to lineman Ed but her parents want to know about his past, which Ed refuses to discuss, even with Kate; They elope and move to an apartment; Kate discovers some letters in Ed's coat pocket from "Madge"; Ed wont discuss it. Kate becomes pregnant; She learns Ed had a nervous breakdown after his wife Madge and their son were killed in a car wreck. "MY LIFE, True Stories in Pictures." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    My Love (1949) 3

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  • Issue #4
    My Love Affair (1949) 4

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    Art by Ken Battefield and others. Lurid tales of romance and regret from Fox Feature Syndicate. A woman gets a reputation as that kind of girl; A couple's happiness is shaken by the woman's belief in her own guilt; A wife doesn't have the kind of spouse she wants to brag about. Plus love advice to readers. They Called Me Wild; My Guilt!; Ask Debby Brown; I Was Ashamed of My Husband. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    My Love Memoirs (1949) 10

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    Women tell tales of hard-won romance. Phil wants to get his wife the nice things she desires, so he turns to crime; Edith ill-advisedly schemes to win another woman's husband; Bunny is a laugh riot at parties, but has trouble finding a man who will take her seriously. Plus love advice to readers. Was It My Fault?; Husband Thief; For Lovers Only; I Couldn't Change. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    My Love Story (1949 1st Series) 3
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Art by Wally Wood and others. The path to romantic love presents many obstacles to women. A couple splits up, but later the woman realizes she's made a mistake; A woman fears that circumstances will keep her away from the man she loves; Women aren't supposed to pursue men, according to 1940s rules of romance, but she gives chase anyway. Plus love advice to readers. Will He Take Me Back?; I Couldn't Love Him; Sincerely Yours; Your Glamour Cues; I Chased Him. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    My Secret Life (1949 Fox) 25

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    Art by Wally Wood and Charles F. Miller. Women keep their love hidden from public view. Janet discovers that her new husband Robert is paranoid, domineering, and unhealthily obsessed with her inheritance; Wealthy Dwight's parents don't approve of his romance with shopgirl Wanda; A woman who's made some bad choices gets a second chance with her handsome lawyer. Plus love advice to readers and tips on How to Get That Second Date. Quicksand Romance; The Choice Was Mine!; Dear Miss Mason; Date Tips; I Was a Delinquent. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    My Secret Romance (1950) 1
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2049588012
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    • Centerfold detached and damaged along the edges, lateral spine tears.

    Art by George Appel and Ken Battefield. Women admit to secret love. A woman is accused of compromising her virtue, but it's all a big misunderstanding; A bad reputation follows a woman as she tries to start over; A woman winds up in trouble with the law because she loved the wrong man. Plus love advice to readers. My Virtue Was Questioned; They Called Me That Woman; My Fearful Night; My Crime Was Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    My Story (1949) 9

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    Art by Ken Battefield and Wally Wood. Women reveal tales of love and loss. A woman is seemingly ignored by the most important man in her life; A new bride goes astray, in an early story by EC legend Wally Wood; A man wonders if he can ever forgive a woman for the stunt she pulled. Plus love advice to readers. He Knew I Was Lonely!; Wayward Bride; Please Advise; I Betrayed Him. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #68
    My True Love (1949) 68
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    • 5 1/2" cumulative spine split (partially taped). Cover detached (taped).

    Art by Ken Battefield and Wally Wood. Another romance title from Fox Feature Syndicate. A woman can't forget the secret in her past; A woman comes to regret the choices she made in the heat of passion; A woman feels trapped by love. Plus love advice to readers and Popularity Notes. My Secret Shame; Blinded by Love; Your Question Box; Chained to a Promise. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #2
    Mystery Book Magazine (1945-1950 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 9 #2

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  • Issue #22
    Nellie the Nurse (1945) 22
    • Chew. Half of back page missing.
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    • 1.5" cumulative spine split (chew).
  • Vol. 14 #2
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  • Vol. 14 #2
    New Detective Magazine (1941-1953 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 14 #2

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  • Issue #155
    New Funnies (1942-1946 Dell) 155

    52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 26 #2
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  • Jan 1950
    Nifty Gals & Gags (1947-1958 Dearfield Publishing) Jan 1950

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    Nifty Gals & Gags is a humor digest published by Dearfield Publishing Company. 96 pages, color cover with B&W illustrations, 5 1/4-in x 7 1/4-in. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 2 #2
    Night and Day (1948-1981 Alho Publishing) Vol. 2 #2

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    Vol. 2 #2, Jan. 1950 - Men's interest magazine. Savings Bonds ad on back cover featuring Blondie and Dagwood by Chic Young. Man's Best Friend photo feature of Jane Russell and her husband. Article on Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley and others with period photos. Photo feature using captions from various love comic books (ex. "And now suddenly, I'm in his arms! It seems like the end of a lonely road!") matched to photos showing various poses from the waist down. 10.5" x 13.25", 52 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #39
    Nyoka the Jungle Girl (1945 Fawcett) 39
    • Pieces missing from back cover. Staple rust with migration.

    Rocky Lane Takes to the Air Carnation Malted Milk ad. The Voodoo Curse. Jungle Crash text story by Westbrook Wilson. Blubber Head! featuring Egbert the Explorer. The Diamond of Death. Fellow Businessmen featuring Trader Tom. The Case of the 50 Year Old Clue Adventures of Sam Spade Wildroot Cream-Oil ad. Ideal featuring Baldwin the Bachelor. Hopalong Cassidy comix cards. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 19 #1
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  • Vol. 19 #2
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  • Vol. 32 #1
    Open Road (1919-1954 Open Road Publishing) Vol. 32 #1

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  • Issue #2
    Other Worlds (1949-1953 Clark Publishing) Pulp 1st Series 2

    January, 1950; Volume 1, No 2. 5 1/4-in. x 7 1/2-in.; black and white; 162 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #2
    Our Love (1949) 2

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  • Vol. 104 #1
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  • Vol. 6 #3
    Pack O Fun (1950 Magna Publications) Vol. 6 #3

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    Pack O' Fun (1950) is a racey men's satire and humor magazine that doesn't hold anything back. Published by Magna Publications. This issue also contains the reader submitted poems "The Nudist", and "Progress." 96 pages, color cover with B&W illustrations in the interior, 5-in x 7-in. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #26
    Patsy Walker (1945) 26

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    Cover art by Louise Altson. One Date Too Many!, art by Al Jaffee. Patsy Becomes a New Woman!, art by Al Jaffee. Her Achin' Heart!, art by Al Jaffee. The Date Stealer!, art by Al Jaffee. She Knows Her Clothes! starring Margie, art by Morris Weiss. Build a Better Mouse Trap text story. A Hairbrained Scheme! starring Millie the Model, art by Dan DeCarlo. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #77
    Pep Comics (1940-1987 Archie) 77
    • .5" Spine split from top. Residue.

    Cover art by Bob Montana. "Dance Your Troubles Away," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Veronica wants Archie to learn the Charleston for the dance competition that night. Untitled Katy Keene story with Sis, art by Bill Woggon. Pep Puzzle Page. "In Days of Old"; Ferdie dreams that he's Hercules and he has to go to battle with Suzie who is the Queen of the Amazons. "So's Your Antenna"; Laurie's father gives her $300 for a portable radio for the lodge but Wilbur tells her that she could buy a TV for that amount so he convinces her to buy one and offers to do the installation himself. "Star Dirt" article; Gossip about Hollywood movies and their stars. "Golden Earrings"; A gypsy warns Jughead that he'll have an accident that night before he's safe in bed. K.O. Kelly 1950 Pin-Up Calendar, pencils by Bill Woggon. "Home Swivet Home," script and pencils by Joe Edwards; Hap builds a bird house to attract very rare swivet birds. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Personal Love (1950) 1

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    Cover photo of Cathy O'Donnell and Farley Granger from the movie "They Live by Night." Stories and art by Allen Ulmer, Alfonso Greene, Anne Hirst, Morris Weiss and Ruth Atkinson. Romance comics and movie stars of yesteryear from Famous Funnies. Kitty discovers that her boyfriend Dan is seeing Alicia on the side, but then Dan and Kitty learn that Alicia is seeing other people too. Judy tries to sabotage a big race to control her horse-trainer father and jockey boyfriend. Joyce's fiancee gets jealous when she reconnects with old friend Tommy. Farley Granger "Our Cover Man"; Dual Love; I Stole Her Love; Miracle on Main Street; Anne Hirst Says; Last Chance for Love; Engaged to the Wrong Man; Cathy O'Donnell "Our Cover Girl". 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Peter Porkchops (1949) 2
    • Water damage.
    • 1 1/4" Spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Untitled story, art by Otto Feuer; When Wolfie's shack falls down he tries to trick Peter into letting him move in. Untitled story, art by Otto Feuer; When Peter learns that he's allergic to petunias, Wolfie won't get rid of his petunias that are growing outside Peter's window unless Peter pays him, which leads to all-out warfare between them. Ad for The Adventures of Bob Hope #1. Give Your Town a Present! public service announcement starring Superboy, art by Win Mortimer. Untitled story; Ruff and Reddy compete in a contest to find a particular croquet ball. Untitled story, art by Otto Feuer; Wolfie is jealous that Peter has a good babysitting job so he comes up with a way to get the job for himself next time. Untitled story, art by Rube Grossman; Calvin and his pals try to play a joke on Goofy that backfires. "Private Eye Peter" text story starring Peter Porkchops. Untitled The Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer; Dunbar's uncle from down south sent him a tree that grows money, but unfortunately it's Confederate cash. Ad for Dale Evans Comics and Jimmy Wakely comics. Untitled story, art by Otto Feuer; Wolfie tries to swindle Peter by selling him a fake oil well. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1950
    Phantom Detective (1933-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Jan 1950

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  • Vol. 37 #1
    Photoplay (1946-1982 MacFadden) 2nd Series Vol. 37 #1

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    Volume 37, Issue 1 - January 1950. Hollywood magazine. Cover Photo features Elizabeth Taylor and the article "Liz! The Most Exciting Girl in Hollywood!" Also features articles on John Wayne, Diana Lynn, and Jane Powell. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 112 pages, PC/PB&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 21 #1
    Pic Magazine (1937-1961 Street & Smith) Vol. 21 #1

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    Vol. 21 #1 - Jan. 1950. Sports, outdoors, homes, apparel and general news of interest. Bill Wenzel cartoons throughout. Article on Murray Korman, glamour photographer. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Pictorial Romances (1950) 4

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    Photo cover. "I Changed My Life to Catch a Man!", script by Dana Dutch, art by Chuck Miller; Perry agrees to help June get a date with her crush Ken; After her makeover, she suddenly becomes popular with boys; Ken asks June for a date and Perry advises June to join the school dramatics club to seal the deal, since Ken thinks hes a good actor; June discovers Ken is egotistic and a two-timer; Perry says June should date other guys to make Ken jealous. "Glamour Was My Weakness," pencils by Matt Baker; Ginger spends her savings on a vacation at swanky Hillview Manor, over her boyfriend Jims objections. She falls in love with David there; hes engaged to Fran but says its a family thing; David demonstrates "a diabolical recklessness" that frightens Ginger; Jim arrives and teams up with Fran. "I Was Trapped by Kisses I Couldn't Resist!", pencils by Chuck Miller; Martha vows to dedicate herself to studying at college, but when she meets Ralph, she says "Id love to kiss his fine, strong mouth!"; However, Ralph never asks her for a date because she has a reputation as a "snob" and a "grind"; On a winter break skiing excursion organized by professor Arnold, Martha flirts with him to make Ralph jealous. "My Dangerous Flaw"; Linda arrives at college and ruffles feathers with her superior attitude and disregard for rules; She and Johnny fall in love but he doesnt like it when she acts like "a spoiled brat"; Linda dates Bruce and theyre involved in an auto accident. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. By Astrid Lindgren. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 160 pages, Text (witn B&W Chapter Illustrations). All Ages

  • Issue #21
    Plastic Man (1943 Vital/Quality) 21
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #48F866-012

    Cover art by Jack Cole. Kra Vashnu starring Plastic Man, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Jack Cole. Professor Putter's Potion starring Woozy Winks and Professor Putter, art by Jack Cole. Misunderstanding text story with Plastic Man. Where Is Amorpho?, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Jack Cole; A projectile from space brings to Earth an indefinable mass of protoplasm called Amorpho, who can reshape his body into any animal or human alive; His downfall, at the hands of Plastic Man, is his insane desire for salt! Plastic Man agreed to drop charges if Amorpho would go back home. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #122
    Pocket Reader Series (1947-1951 T.V. Boardman) Digest 122

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  • Vol. 38 #1
    Popular Detective (1934-1953 Beacon/Better) Pulp Vol. 38 #1

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  • Issue #JAN1950
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  • Vol. 21 #1
    Popular Sports Magazine (1937-1951 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 21 #1

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  • Jan 1950
    Private Detective Stories (1937-1950 Trojan Publishing) Pulp Jan 1950

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  • Vol. 2 #1
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  • Vol. 2 #2
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  • Vol. 2 #3
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  • Vol. 2 #4
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  • Vol. 2 #5
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  • Vol. 9 #2
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  • Vol. 33 #2
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  • Vol. 50 #4
    Railroad Magazine (1929 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Carstens) 2nd Series Vol. 50 #4
    • 6" cumulative spine split.
  • Vol. 156 #2
    Ranch Romances (1924-1968 Clayton/Warner/Best Books/Literary Enterprises/Popular) Pulp Vol. 156 #2

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