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Comic books January 1950

  • Issue #1
    Untamed Love (1950 Quality) 1
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1255953009
  • Vol. 1 #3
    Walt Coburn's Western Magazine (1949-1951 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 1 #3

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  • Issue #112
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 112
    • Cover detached.
    • 5 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Staples added (not manufacturing).

    52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    War Against Crime (1948 EC) 10

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. Stories and art by Fred Peters, John Alton, Johnny Craig, and Al Feldstein. E.C.'s early Pre-Trend crime title featured gangsters, gunplay and femmes fatale. In an important shift in EC and comics history, artist Al Feldstein introduces the Vault Keeper, who would shortly take over the title and convert it into the influential EC horror comic Vault of Horror. An explorer is haunted after taking a sacred ruby from a stone idol, in a story by Johnny Craig. A man attempts the perfect murder, in a story by little-seen artist Fred Peters. Buried Alive!; The Man Death Wanted, Methods of the Master!; Perfect Murder, The Idols Revenge! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 42 #2
    Weird Tales (1923-1985 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 42 #2

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    Jan 1950. Cover by Matt Fox. Horror and supernatural stories by Arthur J. Burks "Black Harvest of Moraine", August Derleth "The Ormulu Clock", Manly Wade Wellman, Mary Elizabeth Counselman, Ewen Whyte, Stanton A. Coblentz, Fredric Brown "The Last Train", Mal Bissell, Carroll John Daly "Outside of Time", Margaret St. Clair, Mildred Johnson, and Seabury Quinn. Illustrations by Vincent Napoli, Matt Fox, Lee Brown Coye, Fred Humiston, Boris Dolgov, and John Guinta. 6 3/4" x 10"; black and white; 96 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Jan 1950
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    UK edition, one shilling cover price. Vol. 42 #2 - Jan. 1950. Contents correspond to American edition. 6 1/2-in. x 9 1/4-in., 96 pages, black and white. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 72 #2
    West (1926-1953 Doubleday) Pulp Vol. 72 #2

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  • Vol. 14 #2
    Western Action Novels Magazine (1936-1960 Columbia) 1st Series Pulp Vol. 14 #2

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  • Issue #2
    Western Fighters Vol. 2 (1949) 2

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    Stories and art by Mike Suchorsky and Bob Powell. Outlaws, gunfighters, and tales of the Old West - some true, and others merely legends. Train robbers take a heavy haul from their latest job, but the bags aren't full of gold after all. The story of Thomas Custer, younger brother of George Armstrong Custer, who shared his fate at the Battle of Little Bighorn. The life of notorious outlaw John Wesley Hardin, (a different version than the one that appeared in issue #3), with art by Bob Powell. Cover (by an unknown artist) features the classic cliffhanger image of a woman on the railroad tracks as a train approaches. Death Valley Hoax; Fang; Battle; The Bad One; The Horse Comes to the Indian; Curse of the Panhandle. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
    Western Hero (1949) 86

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    Hopalong Cassidy in "The Case of the Extra Body," Monte Hale in "Monte Hale Meets the Killer Sheriff," Gabby Hayes in "Coached For Trouble," Tom Mix in "The Case of the Lost Moccasins," and Big Bow and Little Arrow in "The Paper Picker." Photo cover. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #3
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  • Issue #8
    Western Love Trails (1949) 8

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  • Vol. 12 #3
    Western Novel and Short Stories (1934-1957 Newsstand-Stadium) Pulp Vol. 12 #3

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  • Vol. 6 #10
    Western Short Stories (1936-1957 Manvis-Stadium) Pulp Vol. 6 #10

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  • Vol. 3 #5
    Whisper (1946 Whisper, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 3 #5 Whisper (1946 Whisper, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 3 #5

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    Volume 3, Issue 5 - January, 1950. Painted cover by Peter Driben. 8" x 11.5", 58 pages, B&W. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #117
    Whiz Comics (1940) 117
    Published Jan 1950 by Fawcett.

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    "Captain Marvel Versus Sivana's Science," "Golden Arrow and the Cattle Fraud," Lance O'Casey in "The Plight of Homer Whittington, Jr," Freshman Freddy in "A Course in Salesmanship," and Ibis the Invincible in "Apollyon's Book." 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Willie Comics (1946) 22
    Published Jan 1950 by Marvel.

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  • Issue #113
    Wings Comics (1940) 113
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Edited by J.F. Byrne. Stories and art by Maurice Whitman and others. Aviation-themed adventure, combat and history tales from pioneering comics publisher Fiction House. Captain Wings investigates after an experimental robot gun fires on his own plane; German and American pilots are both killed, but Death decides an air duel will decide which one gets revived; A beautiful rebel leader manages to get the drop on Captain Wings and steal an arms shipment . Captain Wings; Ghost Squadron; Captain Wings' Scrapbook; Captain Wings' Ground School. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 13 #4
    Woman's Day (1937-1970 Stores Publishing, Co.) Magazine Vol. 13 #4

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  • Issue #3
    Women in Love (1949-50 Fox) 3

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    Women find love threatened by the sins of the past. Jean starts running with a fast crowd when she learns of a pending inheritance, but steady Rick prefers to play it safe and isn't comfortable with Jean's wild side; Marge breaks up with Al because she's tired of traveling and wants a steady home, but when she gets one, she's bored; Vacationing Kay is torn between playboy Peter and handsome local Steve. Plus love advice to readers. My Reckless Fling; Unfaithful Wife; Sweetheart's Corner; Let's Talk It Over; His Kind of Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 39

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    Wonder Woman stars in "The Trail of Thrills," "The Modern Midas," and "A Day in the Life of Wonder Woman." Art by Harry G. Peter. Wonder Women of History: two-page Mumtaz Mahal bio. Two-page article, "Fur Facts." Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Give Your Town a Present!" 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 30 #2
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  • Issue #6
    Young Love (1949-1957) 6

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    Photo cover. Entire issue overseen by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. "For Handsome Men Only!", art by Bruno Premiani; Connie chooses artist Don over his businessman brother Norman because Don is more handsome; They become engaged but Connie learns Don is a no-talent freeloader who has been cheating on her, while Norman is a kind, reliable fellow. "Taken For A Ride!", art by Bill Draut; Young engineer Bill dates Edith, but her expensive tastes strain his meager salary; He spends all of his savings and even takes out a loan; Hes fired when his boss finds out, and Edith dumps him; Bill gets a manual labor job and is befriended by diner waitress Betty. "The Life of the Party!", pencils by John Giunta, inks by Manny Stallman and Joe Simon; Bill and April are engaged, but he leaves to work in Alaska for two years, to save money so they can be married "years sooner!"; 18 months later, he writes and breaks up with her; April resumes her social life and tries to be the "life of the party" but cant forget Bill. "The Beauty Salon" one-page story. "My Promise!", pencils by George Gregg and Jack Kirby, inks by George Gregg; Sallys fiancé Bob leaves to study in France for 2 years, and makes her promise to be faithful to him; Sally meets new town dentist Terry and they fall in love, but she resists. "The Trouble With Julie" text story, art by Jack Kirby. "The Boarder and Baby Sister!", art by Bruno Premiani; Vic returns to her hometown after working as a model in New York; Her mother and younger sister Jan run a boarding house, and Vic meets handsome tenant Guy; Guy plans to open a dress store and offers Jan a job as his assistant and model. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #11
    Zane Grey's Western Magazine (1946-1954 Dell) Pulp Vol. 3 #11