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Sport Thrills (1950 Star) comic books

  • Issue #14
    Sport Thrills (1950 Star) 14
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    Cover by L. B. Cole. True-life tales of sporting greats, and stories about athletic people. Olympic swimmer Johnny Weissmuller establishes an astonishing record as an athlete, but for most people, he was the movie actor best identified with Tarzan. The true story of early boxing legend Ruby Rob Fitzsimmons and his victory over Gentleman Jim Corbett. Pitcher Walter Johnson held a career record in strikeouts that lasted more than 50 years. The Grand-Slam; Here Is the Amazing Story of "Ruby Red" Fitzsimmons; Walter Johnson; Johnny Weissmuller. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Sport Thrills (1950 Star) 15

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jack Hearne and others. True-life tales of sporting greats, and stories about athletic people. An article about the 1950 baseball World Series between the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies. includes photos of Yankees Casey Stengel, Hank Bauer, Jerry Coleman and Bobby Brown. Endicott Chub Peabody becomes an early college football star before a famously short stint in politics. The true story of early boxer James J. Braddock and his Depression-era comeback, the inspiration for the film "Cinderella Man." Dick Cole: It Takes Teamwork; Yankees Sweep '50 Series; Endicott Chub Peabody All-American; Boxer vs Wrestler; Read the Story of Jim Braddock. Final issue under this title; the series continues as Jungle Thrills (1952) #16. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.