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Comic books published by St. John, graded by CBCS

  • Item #56871384
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    Cover by Lily Renee and Eric Peters. Stories by John Graham and others. Art by Lily Renee and Eric Peters. The classic comedy duo of TV, radio and film starred in this comic at the height of their careers. In Mexico, Lou is mistaken for the fearsome bandit king El Lobo. Soon everyone wants to kill them, and escape involves dressing in women's clothing, in a story with art by pioneering female comics artist Lily Renee. Plus a hilarious "insult contest," inviting readers to submit their own A&C-inspired insults. New in Old Mexico; The Errant Errand; Cash for Insults!; Take It Eatsy; Higher and Hire. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #46654240
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Highest graded copy.
    • Label #17-2FA7A46-001
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    Capturing the paranoia of the Cold War, this series portrayed a future where "atomic" weapons replaced conventional ones. Flash Gordon-like Craig battles a mad scientist who has stolen the formula for an "electron" that can destroy cities. Captain Buck Vinson leads an assault on a Soviet-held uranium mine in the Congo. MacAvoy and his bomb-disposal team look for unexploded ordnance in the Korean combat zone. Intrigues of the Planet Smasher; Three Rocketeers; Assault on Target UR-238; Have You Heard This One?; Rescue Under Fire; Operation Bomb Disposal. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #48087979
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    $395.00
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #18-1347365-009
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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by John Celardo and others. Pre-Code crime comics from St. John with an above-average lineup of artists. The FBI and Scotland Yard track a gang of murderous jewel thieves to the frozen wastes of Greenland, in a story that may be early work by Frank Thorne. Mounties King and Bernard track poacher Johnson, described in the captions as a "human wolverine," but he proves too tough for just two Mounties. Donovan investigates when Marian denies that the body recovered from a plane crash is that of her husband Bill. And a biography of Jesse James. Cover by good-girl art legend Matt Baker. The Ghost With Silver Spurs; The Case of the International Jewel Thieves; Jesse James; The Arctic Menace; Storm Patrol; Corpses in the Caribbean. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #60111834
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    Mopsy (1948) #5 CBCS 0.5
    Published Mar 1949 by St. John.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • INCOMPLETE. 4th page, 5th page and centerfold missing, affects story.
    • Label #18-45C021F-019

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Connie Williams. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy wants to be a fashion model, but she's more interested in the talent agent who hires her, the handsome Mr. Bowers. Mopsy finds a way to keep from falling down while skiing. Photographer Pat Daley needs a picture of reclusive Gordon Goldbrick to get a job at the World Herald. Plus "Mopsy Modes" paper dolls, showcasing the fashions of the era. Mopsy; Mopsy Modes; Penny Glamor; Pat Daley; Winter Fashions; Susan Goes Hollywood. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #60111842
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    Mopsy (1948) #13 CBCS 0.5
    Published Nov 1950 by St. John.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Significant scuff(s) front or back
    • INCOMPLETE. 7th page and centerfold missing, affects story. 5th page detached.
    • Label #18-45C021F-003

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Frank Bolle. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy gets a job as a reporter and is sent to interview movie star Gilda Glamor, but she's more interested in Gilda's handsome press agent. Mopsy goes back to school to earn a raise, but that doesn't work out quite like she expected. Mopsy takes issue with a fellow cheerleader dating a football player before a big game. Plus "Mopsy Modes" paper dolls, showcasing the fashions of the era. Mopsy; Mopsy the Reporter; Mopsy Modes; Strictly for Laughs; It's Co-old Outside. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #60454480
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    $125.00
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Includes Mighty Mouse #19 & #20 & Terry-Toons Comics #82.
    • Label #23-3D47B15-005
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    An album of previous issues rebound with a new cover. Includes Mighty Mouse #19, #20, and Terry Toons #82. Cover price $0.25.

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  • Item #59262573
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    • Paper: White
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    • Label #17-215D9AA-034

    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Jim Mooney, Bernard Sachs, Bob Bean and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Jenny tires of living in the boondocks and runs away to work in the new resort hotel, but her troubles follow her, in a story with art by Baker. Hildy's a waitress in a truck stop, but when she learns handsome trucker Al is rich, she thinks she's hit the jackpot. Carolyn meets Army lieutenant Jerry while both are working with occupation forces in Cold War Germany, but then handsome German Karl tells her Jerry is not who he says he is. That last story features early art by future Marvel legend Jim Mooney. Good-By Innocence!; Bull's Eye for Cupid; Deceived by Jealousy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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