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    Black Book Detective Magazine (1933-1953 Newsstand/Hoffman/Ranger/Better) Pulp Vol. 16 #1 VG 4.0

    Cover oxidation. Tape on interior cover.

    Starts Apr 6

    The Black Bat in "The Nazi Spy Murders" by "G. Wayman Jones" (Norman Daniels); "Foxy Noxen" by Ted Stratton; "Guilty Wires" by Lew Martin; and "Hard to Kill" by C.S. Montanye. Pulp magazine format; black and white; 112 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #58747477
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    Captain Future (1940-1944 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 2 #3 VG 4.0

    Cover oxidation. Water spotting.

    Starts Apr 6

    Spring, 1941. Stories by Edmond Hamilton ("Star Trail to Glory"), Gawain Edwards, Eando Binder, and Will Garth. 6.75-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 132 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

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    Captain Future (1940-1944 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 4 #2 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 6

    "The Comet Kings" a novel by Edmond Hamilton.

    Volume 4, Issue 2 - Summer, 1942. Stories by Edmond Hamilton ("The Comet Kings"), Jack Williamson, Williamson Morrison, and Manly Wade Wellman. 6.75-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 132 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #60109612
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    Exciting Western (1940-1953 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 1 #1 VG 4.0

    Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Starts Apr 6
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    Startling Stories (1939-1955 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 8 #1 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 6

    July 1942. Cover by Earle K. Bergey. Stories by Noel Loomis, Kennie McDowd, William Morrison, and L. Taylor Hansen. 6.75-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 128 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #58625070
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    Startling Stories (1939-1955 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 9 #1 VG 4.0

    Tape on interior cover, minor edge chipping.

    Starts Apr 6

    Jan 1943. Cover by Rudolph Belarski. Stories by A. Rowley Hilliard, Robert Moore Williams, William Morrison, Walt Dennis and Ernest Tucker, and Nathaniel Nitkin. Alex Schomburg illustrations. Dr. Seuss illustration (small "Buy United States War Savings Bonds & Stamps" ad). 6.75-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 128 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #57629186
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    Startling Stories (1939-1955 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 12 #1 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6

    Spring 1945. Cover by Earle K. Bergey. Stories by Brett Sterling, Edmond Hamilton, Ford Smith, and Malcolm Jameson. 6.75-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 112 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #60109627
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    Startling Stories (1939-1955 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 22 #1 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Apr 6

    Volume 22, Issue 1 - September, 1950. Cover by Earle K. Bergey. Stories by Raymond F. Jones, Edmond Hamilton (Captain Future story "The Harpers of Titan"), Arthur K. Barnes and Henry Kuttner, Jack Vance, Mack Reynolds, and Matt Lee. Virgil Finlay illustration. 6.75-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 160 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Item #57205460
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    Strange Stories (1939-1941 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 1 #1 GD/VG 3.0

    2" cumulative spine split.

    Starts Apr 6

    Short stories: "The Curse of the House" by Robert Bloch, "The Changeling" by Manly Wade Wellman, "Major McQrary's Vision" by Ralph Milne Farley "Servant of Satan" by Otis Adelbert Kline, plus more bloodcurdling tales!

    Volume 1, Issue 1 - February, 1939. 6.75" x 9.75", 130 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.