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Comic books January 1950

  • Vol. 22 #1
    Range Riders Western (1938-1953 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 22 #1

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  • Vol. 45 #4
    Rangeland Romances (1935-1955 Popular) Pulp Vol. 45 #4

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  • Issue #11
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 4 (1949) 11
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Art by Bob Powell and others. Another crime comic from the prolific studio of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, this one featuring crimes throughout history as well as the standard gangster tales. Sometimes listed as Real Clue Crime #47. No issue # on cover; Vol. 4, issue #11 in indicia. A polite, nerdy Canadian store clerk becomes a surprisingly successful bank robber. The true story of the theft of Queen Marie Antoinette's diamond necklace. A gang of thieves is undone when one of them decides to shoplift a razor. Also featuring a vintage ad for training as a "Criminal Investigator" by mail. The Gentleman; The Necklace; Get That Number; Foolish Fingers; Ancient Crime-Buster; Domino Harper; Big Boy's Jam; The Corny Corner. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. T #3
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  • Issue #25
    Real Experiences (1950) 25

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    Formerly Tiny Tessie Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Real Screen Comics (1945) 27
    • 1" Spine split from bottom. Staple rust.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Humor stories; The Fox and the Crow Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Real Secrets (1950) 3

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    Painted cover. In order of appearance: "Borrowed Sweetheart"; "Blackmailed Bride" reprinted in Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #57; "They Scared Men Away" reprinted in Ten Story Love Vol. 32 (1953) #5; and "That Week-End Date". "For a More Glamorous You! Eyes and Lips That Charm, Glamour Eyes, Make-Up for the Brows, Special Tips About Eyeshadow, Mascara for Luxuriant Lashes..." text article and "Uncertain Bridegroom" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Real West Romances Vol. 1 (1949) 5

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    Mail-Order Romance, pencils by Jack Kirby. Tenderfoot in Love, pencils by Mort Meskin. Bordertown Lover, pencils by Bill Draut. Glamour in the Great Outdoors, pencils by Bill Draut. Warden of the Heart text story. Gun-Totin' Bride, pencils by John Severin, inks by Will Elder. Yellow, pencils by Leonard Starr. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    Real Western Romances (1949-1951 Columbia Publications) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 1 #2

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  • Issue #14
    Red Rabbit Comics (1947) 14
  • Issue #78
    Red Ryder Comics (1940-1955 Hawley/Dell) 78

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    52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Revealing Romances (1949-1950 A.A. Wyn) 3

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    Painted cover art. "Strange Honeymoon," art by Lin Streeter; Mike tells Tory hes breaking their engagement because he loves Ginny; Tory fears the humiliation of being jilted, so Mike agrees to marry her, then have the marriage annulled; Ginnys boyfriend Craig and Tory conspire to break Ginnys spell on Mike by making Ginny and Mike jealous. "I Had to Choose," art by Frank Giusto; Diana and Dakin are a husband-and-wife team of radio writers; Diana gets a Hollywood job offer but Dakin does not; he says she can go but "while youre in California youd better get a divorce." "The Kiss She Couldn't Forget," pencils by Al Camy; Marcia has been operating a lighthouse since her fathers death; shes engaged to Coast Guardsman Jeff but prefers the peace and solitude of the island to bright lights and society on the mainland; Replacement lighthouse keeper Hal and Marcia are trapped in the lighthouse together by a storm and Jeff is jealous. "The Other Man in My Heart"; Sharon is the secretary to elderly Mrs. Southworth, and plans to marry her employer's nephew Sydney, even though his touch does "creepy, unpleasant things" to her; Chauffeur Tim disapproves. Sharon learns Mrs. Southworth has lost her fortune and Sydney wont help her; Sharon discovers Sydney has embezzled his aunts money; Tim and Sharon convince him to return the cash. "Strange Honeymoon" reprinted in Ten Story Love Vol. 34 (1954) #6; "I Had to Choose" reprinted in Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #61; "The Kiss She Couldn't Forget" reprinted in Ten Story Love Vol. 34 (1954) #4; and "The Other Man in My Heart" reprinted in Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #62. "For Beauty's Sake: Hair Trimmings..." text article reprinted in "Glamorizing Yourself..." in Glamorous Romances (1949) #64. "Spoiled Sweetheart" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Rip Western News (1950 Dolphin Press) 1

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  • Issue #9
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 9

    Rocky Lane Western. Rocky Lane stars in "The Hot Iron Artists," "The Hermit of the Hills," "Bullets Wild," and "The Trails End." Slim Pickens back-up story, "School Daze." 52 pages, full color, 7.25-in. x 10.25-in., newsprint, with 10-cent cover price. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 26 #2
    Romance (1938-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp 5th Series Vol. 26 #2

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  • Issue #4
    Romance Trail (1949) 4

    Photo cover. The Fearful Heart! starring Molly Adams, pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Frank Giacoia; Aline is in love with the sheriff, but she can't take that he always is in danger. No Time for Tears. Dearest Enemy. Sundown. Race for Love text story. Saddle Stuntgirl! facts on rodeo stunt girls. Rancho Pancho. Heartbreak Ranch. 52 pgs. $.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Romantic Secrets (1949 Fawcett) 3

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    Photo cover. "Pawn of Tradition"; Phyllis and her Aunt Melissa live in historic Dendrik Manor; Phyllis is attracted to new neighbor Dennis, but he cant understand her devotion to the "tradition" of the house, which requires constant upkeep that she and her aunt can't afford. "Borrowed Rapture": Office worker Lily gets into debt because she cant resist buying new things; She tells department store bill collector Bob she cant pay because she sends money to her parents (untrue). "Hate Gripped My Heart"; Diane pretends to be Lindas friend, but is really jealous of her; When Fred appears to prefer Linda, Diane becomes angry; Linda is hit by a car and may be permanently crippled. "Release to Glory" Love Story Album text story by Alice Simmons. "Pot of Gold" text story by Frances Howard. "I Lived for Today"; Janet is engaged to Mark, a reform candidate for district attorney; She is selfish and impulsive, never considering the ramifications of her actions; Janet tricks Mark into meeting her on a gambling ship, which is raided: this will end Marks political career. He breaks up with her. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Romantic Story (1949) 2

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    Photo Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring: "Invitation to Heartbreak"; "I Spurned Love"; "Forgotten Rapture"; and "Unworthy of Romance"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Roy Rogers Comics (1948-1961 Dell (And Trigger, # 92 on) 25

    Photo covers of the famous singing cowboy, plus interior photos. Roy Rogers and the Lady Marshal, art by Albert Micale and Randy Steffen; Roy locks horns with a lady peace officer. Roy Rogers Trades Lead, art by Al McKimson and Randy Steffen; Roy goes searching in rugged country for a man's lost son. Pioneers of the Old West story, script by Gaylord DuBois, art by Albert Micale. Trigger story, script by Gaylord DuBois, art by Harry Parks. Back cover: color photo of Roy standing at fence, back to camera. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
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    Canadian Edition. Photo covers of the famous singing cowboy, plus interior photos. Roy Rogers and the Lady Marshal, art by Albert Micale and Randy Steffen; Roy locks horns with a lady peace officer. Roy Rogers Trades Lead, art by Al McKimson and Randy Steffen; Roy goes searching in rugged country for a man's lost son. Pioneers of the Old West story, script by Gaylord DuBois, art by Albert Micale. Trigger story, script by Gaylord DuBois, art by Harry Parks. Back cover: color photo of Roy standing at fence, back to camera. 48 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Sad Sack (1949) 3
    Published Jan 1950 by Harvey.

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    Sad Sack, Holly of Hollywood, Li'l Dot, and Winnie the Waitress. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Breaks Up Spy Ring" by Bill Schreiber. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Saddle Romances (1949) 10
    Published Jan 1950 by EC.

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. Stories by Al Feldstein and others. Art by Al Feldstein, Walter T. Johnson, Harry Harrison, Wally Wood and Graham Ingels. A melding of romance and Western stories by early EC Comics. Daisy shields a handsome fugitive from justice, then learns that he may be a killer. Tomboy Jeanie Hart grows up to be a rough-ridin' gal, but then she falls for ranch foreman Cliff Scott. Ella melts for Joel while they're out on the trail, but soon learns that he's already engaged to a wealthy socialite. Plus future comics legend Wally Woods first work at E.C., The Heart Robber. I Loved a Murderer; Cupids Rodeo; The White Feather; Romance Isnt for Tomboys; Prairie Feud; The Heart Robber. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Scientific Thrillers (1948-1952 Transport Publishing) Pulp 15

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  • Vol. 15 #1
    Screen Guide (1936-1951 Triangle Publications) Vol. 15 #1

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    Volume 15, Issue 1 - January, 1950. Lana Turner cover. Articles on Bob Hope, Lauren Bacall, Bob Ryan, Vera-Ellen, Gene Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor, Betty Grable, Roy Rogers, Gail Russell, Bette Davis, and many others. Full-page movies ads include Dana Andrews and Susan Hayward in "My Foolish Heart", "On the Town" starring Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, and Ann Miller, Jane Wyman and Dennis Morgan in "The Lady Takes a Sailor", "South Sea Sinner" starring Shelly Winters, Macdonald Carey, and Helena Carter, "Thelma Jordan" featuring Barbara Stanwyck and Wendell Corey, Mickey Rooney in "The Big Wheel" co-starring Thomas Mitchell, and many more. 10 1/2-in. x 13-in., 80 pages, B&W with some color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 43 #1
    Screen Stories (1948-1979 Dell) Magazine Vol. 43 #1
    • Water damage.

    Volume 43, Issue 1 - January 1950. Movie Fan Magazine. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 80 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #9
    Scribbly (1948) 9

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    Cover art by Sheldon Mayer. Frontier Daze: Prologue, script and art by Sheldon Mayer; Snoony tries to "sell" Scribly to Mr. Cooley. Frontier Daze: Chapter 1, script and art by Sheldon Mayer; After being buried in snow for a hundred years, the town of Poison Valley thaws out and the inhabitants are still alive. Teeny humor page by Harry Lampert. Frontier Daze: Chapter 2, script and art by Sheldon Mayer; Scribbly thinks he's at a Dude Ranch; He doesn't realize these desperados are the real deal. Give Your Town a Present! public service announcement with Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Twinkle Twinkle Little Jill text story, art by Raymond Perry. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Frontier Daze: Chapter 3, script and art by Sheldon Mayer; Scribbly accidentally captures Dirty McGuire and is made Sherriff. Rummage Sale starring Littul Snoony, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
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  • Vol. 27 #2
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    Women's magazine with articles and fiction. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 82 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 9 #1
    See for Men (1942-1964 Excellent Publications) Vol. 9 #1

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  • Vol. 1 #1
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    June Allison photo cover. Movie magazine with stars' photos and stories for 1949. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 98 pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Jan 1950
    Short Stories (1890-1959 Doubleday) Pulp Jan 1950

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  • Vol. 20 #3
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    Vintage monthly published magazine with a focus on the film industry as a whole. First published in November of 1930, publication continued through the late 1970s. Priding itself as a source for exclusive behind the scenes stories about filmmaking, Silver Screen also contained a fair amount of articles about celebrities, their relationships, the latest in fashion, and film reviews. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 5 #4
    Sir! Magazine (1942) Vol. 5 #4

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  • Issue #8
    Sparkle Comics (1948) 8
  • Issue #19
    Spirit (1944 Quality) 19
    • 1" spine split from the bottom. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Will Eisner. The Man Who Killed the Spirit starring the Spirit, script and art by Will Eisner. Jonesy humor page by Bernard Dibble. The Case of the Balky Buzzard starring the Spirit and Mr. Carrion, script by Will Eisner, pencils by Will Eisner and John Spranger, inks by Will Eisner. Untitled Honeybun story, script and art by Paul Gustavson. Flatfoot Burns' City of the Future, script and art by Al Stahl. Carrion's Rock starring the Spirit, script and art by Will Eisner. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jan 1 1950
    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic (1940-1952) Jan 1 1950

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    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic Insert. 7-1/2 x 10 inches, 16 Pages, full color, all newsprint with no slick cover.

  • Jan 8 1950
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    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic Insert. 7-1/2 x 10 inches, 16 Pages, full color, all newsprint with no slick cover.

  • Jan 15 1950
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    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic Insert. 7-1/2 x 10 inches, 16 Pages, full color, all newsprint with no slick cover.

  • Jan 22 1950
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    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic Insert. 7-1/2 x 10 inches, 16 Pages, full color, all newsprint with no slick cover.

  • Jan 29 1950
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    Spirit Weekly Newspaper Comic Insert. 7-1/2 x 10 inches, 16 Pages, full color, all newsprint with no slick cover.

  • Vol. 7 #1
    Sports Fiction (1938-1951 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 7 #1

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  • Vol. 18 #4
    Sports Novels Magazine (1937-1952 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 18 #4

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  • Issue #3
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 3

    Adventures of a Spy starring Jonathan Kent; North Korean spies in the United States--includes trip to Buddhist temple. Hi Fellows! the New Lionel Trains Catalog is Ready ad. The Spy Whose Blood Boiled! text story. Date With Danger, art by Robert S. Pious; Common Tern is confused for Comintern. The Vain Dictator text story. The Sleep of Death; The anti-immigration organization, America for Americans, is actually a fascist terrorist group. Jeopardy In the Jungle; Communists threaten a sugar plantation in the Philippines. Electric Football ad with Jim Prentice. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
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  • Issue #100
    Star Spangled Comics (1941) 100

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    Robin in "The Killer-Dog of Gotham City," Captain Compass in "The Secret of the Submarine," Manhunters Around the World in "Lawman Without a Badge" (pencils by Curt Swan?), and Tomahawk in "The Frontier Phantom" (art by Fred Ray). One-page "Just Kiddin'" (art by Jack Farr?). ONe-page ad for Superboy # 5. Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Give Your Town a Present!" Ray cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 48 #3
    Star Western (1933-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 48 #3

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  • Issue #236
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  • Vol. 20 #3
    Startling Stories (1939-1955 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 20 #3

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    Jan 1950. Cover by Earle Bergey. Stories by A.E. Van Vogt, Edmond Hamilton, Kelvin Kent, William Morrison, L. Ron Hubbard (under pseudonym Rene LaFayette), Margaret St. Clair, J.W. Groves, and John D. MacDonald. 6.75-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 160 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated (1949) 3
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Puncture through issue.
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached (Four wraps from centerfold also detached). Staple rust. Rust migration. Water damage.

    Cover art by Henry Kiefer. "She," script by H. Rider Haggard (as Sir Rider Haggard) and Dick Davis (adaptation), art by Vincent Napoli; L.H. Holly and Leo Vincey venture into Africa and find the lost kingdom Kor, ruled by Ayesha, a woman rendered immortal by a supernatural Flame of Life. Biography of author H. Rider Haggard. "The Dark Continent" article; Information about Africa. "The Civilization of Ancient Egypt" article; Information about Egypt, particularly concerning the construction of the pyramids. Holly and Vincey illustration on back cover by Henry Kiefer. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #10
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    Vintage magazine featuring stories about, and tips for those interested in the nudist way of life. Softcover Magazine, 8" x 11", 32 pages, B&W. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.50.