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  • Item #52719375
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    Green Mask Vol. 1 (1940) 11 VG 4.0

    1.5" spine split from top.

    Starts Apr 5

    Art by Hap Harris, Len Short and Stan Ford. Cover by E. C. Stoner. Series changes format again, to 32 pages, as humorous backup features are added. Johnny Green inherits the mantle of the Green Mask from his father, the original Green Mask. The twist is that Johnny doesn't know he's Green Mask, but still instinctively says his power-word "Eeyow!" when danger threatens. Investigating a haunted cave near the site of the class picnic, Johnny encounters a banshee; Oddball funny-animal hero Pussy Katnip is described in her intro thusly: Proprietress of the best cafe in town, singer of torchy songs and amateur detective, all rolled into one charming bundle of cat loveliness! Definitely one of a kind. The Banshee of Dead Man's Hill; Pussy Katnip; Dick Transom, The Screwy Sleuth; The Road to Happiness; Snooky; Rick Evans. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #52615880
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    Green Mask Vol. 2 (1945) 1 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 5

    Art by Jack Fiske, Ted Harris, Jo Logan, Bud Davis and Tom Canby. Cover by Jack Fiske. Sometimes listed as Green Mask Vol. 1 #12. Johnny Green inherits the mantle of the Green Mask from his father, the original Green Mask. The twist is that Johnny doesn't know he's Green Mask, but still instinctively says his power-word "Eeyow!" when danger threatens. The gangster known as Mr. Whiskers swears revenge after neighborhood kid Beverly adopts his cat while he's in jail; Boxer One Round Hogan feels conflicted about the fight game and disappears; Karrots the rabbit builds a rocket car. The Mystery of the Cat's Meow!; The Hawk; The Election of Skulls; One Round Hogan; Karrots; Minit Mystery. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Green Mask Vol. 2 (1945) 2 CGC 9.0

    Label #0609739001

    Starts Apr 5

    Cover by E. C. Stoner. Sometimes listed as Green Mask Vol. 1 #13. Johnny Green inherits the mantle of the Green Mask from his father, the original Green Mask. The twist is that Johnny doesn't know he's Green Mask, but still instinctively says his power-word "Eeyow!" when danger threatens. Pussy Katnip investigates when her friend Tobacco Maizie begins funneling money to her convict boyfriend; Inept detective Dick Transom investigates a counterfeiting ring. Also featuring a Mechanix Illustrated ad featuring the entire Marvel family (even Hoppy the Marvel Bunny). The Pigeons of Death; Pussy Katnip; Dick Transom: Tale of the Counterfeit Coins; The Ghost of Purple Rock; Snooky; Rick Evans: The Marauder Comet. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #45859059
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    Jungle Jo (1950) NN VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 5

    Content likely intended for publication as the non-existent Jo-Jo Comics (1945) #30. Feature stories are "Jo-Jo Congo King" with mastheads obscured so that only "Congo King" remains; scripts retain the "Jo-Jo" character name. In order of appearance: "Congo King, The Political Pirates!"; "Congo King"; "The Cheat! The Swaggering Coward." retitled and reprinted as "The Coward." in Ghostly Weird Stories (1953) #124; and "Congo King, The Crossbowmen of Carnabor". "Otombo to the Rescue!" text story reprinted from Jo-Jo Comics (1945) #7B. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #52926438
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    My Confession (1949) 8 FR/GD 1.5

    Bottom staple missing. Staple added (not manufacturing). 4.5" cumulative spine split.

    Starts Mar 8

    Art by Wally Wood and others. Tales of romance with a hint of crime and scandal from Fox Feature Syndicate. Marilyn is ostracized by her community after her parents die in a murder-suicide, but Alan doesn't care, even after rumors surface that Marilyn burned down his store; Billie is fired from her job after covering up for Bob, the boss's son, a gambler who says he loves her; Mig is torn between her bad-girl best friend Paula and her boyfriend Dave, who doesn't trust Paula. Plus love advice to readers and tips on grooming to get That Smooth-As-Silk Skin. I Was Unwanted; My Tarnished Reputation; Love Clinic; Personal Tips; My Foolish Heart. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #52719337
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    My Life (1948) 7 GD 2.0

    Restored (see item notes)

    RESTORATION. Tear seals, piece fill/spine reinforced, color touch, staples replaced.

    Starts Apr 5

    Art by Vernon Henkel and Warren Broderick. Fox Feature Syndicate presents the third romance title to launch the romance comics craze, following Crestwood's "Young Romance" and Timely/Marvel's "My Romance". A reporter bends the facts to help his actress girlfriend's career, and loses his job over it; Linda wants to steal her sister Beth's man through trickery, and when that doesn't work, she tries to do Beth in; Nell tries to lure lawyer Sam away from her polio-stricken sister Wilma, then causes an auto wreck. Plus love advice to readers. I Broke Her Heart and Laughed About it; Kill for Love; Facts You Wouldn't Believe; May I Tell You About Anne?; I Was a Love Thief. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #52643642
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    Rulah, Jungle Goddess (1948) 26 FR 1.0

    3" cumulative spine split, cover detached at one staple and loose at the other, heavy cover oxidation, book-width tear in front cover (taped).

    Starts Mar 15

    Art by Matt Baker. After her plane crash-lands in the African jungle, society girl Jane emerges as Rulah, tribal ruler and protector of the wild, featuring art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. An explosion reveals a snowy valley somehow hidden in the tropical jungle, where beautiful, scantily clad Viking men and women have a lost civilization; A telephone line crew in the jungle draws the attention of Rulah's enemy Mirza, another white queen of a rival African tribe; Rulah faces the truly strange Ape Women of Antilla, who have the tops of women, but are apes from the chest down. The Ice Vikings of Valhalla; Whispering Wires of Death; A Gamble of a Grave; Ape Women of Antilla. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #46517559
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    Wonderworld Comics (1939) 4 CBCS 0.5

    Paper: Brittle

    INCOMPLETE. 29th page missing, affects story. All 3 edges trimmed. Removed from bound volume. Spine completely split. Cover and all pages detached.

    Label #18-0438BD0-011

    Starts Jul 5

    Cover art by Lou Fine. The Dreaded Doxol starring Flame, script by Will Eisner, art by Lou Fine [as Basil Berold]. The Judge's Wife and the Smugglers starring Yarko, script by Will Eisner. Shorty Shortcake story, script and art by S. M. Iger [as Jerry Williams]. The Case of English Eddie starring Patty O'Day, script and art by Adolphe Barreaux. The Council of Vampires starring Dr. Fung and Luigi Bishop, script and art by Bob Powell [as Arthur Dean]. Buddy Learns About the Pirates' Weapons text story, script by S. M. Iger, art by Lou Fine. Ambushing the Smoky Hill Stage starring Tex Maxon and Rat-Eye, art by Munson Paddock [as Cecilia Munson]. In Modern Times starring Don Quixote. The Battleship Disasters--K-51 Spies At War starring Senor Anza, script and art by Will Eisner [as Willis B. Rensie]. Mob-Buster Robinson story. Doom In the Gold Mine starring Spark Stevens, art by Klaus Nordling. Mystery Men Comics #1 promo, art by Lou Fine. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #46517071
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    Wonderworld Comics (1939) 5 CBCS 0.5

    Paper: Brittle

    INCOMPLETE. 29th page missing, affects story. All 3 edges trimmed. Removed from bound volume. Pine completely split. Cover and all pages detached.

    Label #18-0438BD0-012

    Starts Jul 5

    Cover art by Lou Fine. The Construction Crooks starring Flame, script by Will Eisner, art by Lou Fine. Vladim the Voodoo Master starring Yarko, script by Anthony Brooks. Shorty Shortcake story, script and art by S. M. Iger [as Jerry Williams]. Patty O'Day story, script and art by Adolphe Barreaux. Dr. Fung story, script and art by Bob Powell. An Adventure With Tommy Taylor text story by S. M. Iger. Tex Maxon story, art by Munson Paddock [as Cecilia Munson]. Don Quixote story. K-51 Spies At War story, script and art by Will Eisner. Mob-Buster Robinson story, art by George Tuska. Spark Stevens story, script and art by Klaus Nordling. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #46517074
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    Wonderworld Comics (1939) 6 CBCS 0.5

    Paper: Brittle

    INCOMPLETE. 29th page missing, affects story. All 3 edges trimmed. Removed from bound volume. Spine completely split. Cover and all pages detached.

    Label #18-0438BD0-013

    Starts Jul 5

    Cover art by Lou Fine. The Arson Ring of Mr. Crass starring The Flame and J. B. Crass, art by Lou Fine. The Blood Flower starring Yarko the Great; Yarko and Li Wan go to Tibet in search of the Hoshai Plant (a flower with human blood); They are captured by Lailani and her group of vampiresses and Yarko has to pit his power of hypnotism against hers. The Guatemala Gold Mine Caper starring Shorty Shortcake, script and art by S. M. Iger [as Jerry Williams]. The Hawaiian Volcano Eruption starring Patty O'Day, script and art by Claire Moe. The Death of Khan Gen-Kee starring Dr. Fung, script and art by Bob Powell [as Arthur Dean]. Tommy Taylor In Tibet text story, script by S. M. Iger, art by Bob Powell. Indian Drums Throb Along Bar-9 starring Tex Maxon. Takes the Air starring Don Quixote. The Sinking of the S-1—K-51 Spies At War. The Kidnapping of Mary Sloan starring Mob Buster Robinson, art by George Tuska. The Poaching Junks starring Spark Stevens, script and art by Klaus Nordling. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #46517303
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    Wonderworld Comics (1939) 8 CBCS 0.5

    Paper: Brittle

    INCOMPLETE. 29th page missing, affects story. All 3 edges trimmed. Removed from bound volume. Spine completely split. Cover and all pages detached.

    Label #18-0438BD0-014

    Starts Jul 5

    Cover art by Lou Fine. The Atomic Generator starring Flame, script by Will Eisner [Basil Berold], art by Lou Fine. The Golden Amulet starring Yarko the Great, art by Bob Powell. The Terror starring Shorty Shortcake, script and art by S. M. Iger. Action In Switzerland starring Patty O'Day, script by Claire Moe, art by Claire Moe [Vic Todd]. The Real Scorpio starring Dr. Fung, script and art by Bob Powell. Tommy Taylor, the Great Boy Adventurer text story, script by S. M. Iger, art by Powell. The Dust of the Dead Men On Hangtown starring Tex Maxon, script and art by Munson Paddock [Cecilia Munson]. Hitting the Road starring Don Quixote. The Return of Lin Sun--K-51 Spies At War, script by Will Eisner [as Willis B. Rensie], art by Bob Powell. The Train Robbers starring Mob Buster Robinson, art by George Tuska. Adventure In the Azores starring Spark Stevens, script and art by Klaus Nordling. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #52710150
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    Zago Jungle Prince (1948) 3 CGC 7.0

    Paper: Off white to white

    Label #0298808006

    Starts Apr 5

    In order of appearance: "Zago Jungle Prince, Circle of Cruelty!"; "Insect Bombers" reprinted from Eagle (1945 Rural Home) #2; "Tales From the Old Scout"; "Zago Jungle Prince, The Silver Spear of Death!"; "The Eagle Scouts of Rosedale, U.S.A featuring Billy, Ernie, and Pee-Wee, Four of a Kind!" reprinted from Eagle (1945 Rural Home) #2; and "Out Where the West Begins!". "The Winds of Jungle Doom" text story. Indicia states "ZAGO". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.