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  • Issue #32
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 32

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    Cover art by Creig Flessel. Fang Gow of China: Part 31 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Leo O'Mealia. The River Pirates: Part 2, script and art by Jim Chambers. On the Wrong Side of the Law: Part 1 starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. The Plantation Uprising: Part 1 starring Dale Daring, script and art by Will Ely. The Lost Gold Mine: Part 4 starring Cal 'n' Alec, script and art by Stockton. The Masked Man: Part 1 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. The Thief: Part 4 starring Don Coyote, script and art by Stockton. Untitled Professor Doolittle story, script and art by Bob Kane. The God of the Ruby Eye: Part 6 starring Tod Hunter, script and art by Will Ely. Episode 27 starring Golden Dragon, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Pirate Ship: Part 7 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. El Diablo: Part 5--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 33
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover art by Creig Flessel. El Diablo: Part 6--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Fred Guardineer. The Y-Kim starring Tom Brent, script and art by Jim Chambers. On the Wrong Side of the Law: Part 2 starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. The Plantation Uprising: Part 2 starring Dale Daring, script and art by Will Ely. The Masked Man: Part 2 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. In Arabia: Part 1 starring Don Coyote, script and art by Stockton. Untitled Professor Doolittle story, script and art by Bob Kane. The God of the Ruby Eye: Part 7 starring Tod Hunter, script and art by Jim Chambers. Episode 28 starring Golden Dragon, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Pirate Ship: Part 8 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. The Lucky Ring, script and art by Spencer Trent. Billy the Kid filler page by Whitney Ellsworth. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 34

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    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. Fang Gow of China: Part 32 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Leo O'Mealia; Mutiny On the Mary Ann starring Tom Brent, script and art by Jim Chambers; On the Wrong Side of the Law: Part 3 starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster; The Plantation Uprising: Part 3 starring Dale Daring, script and art by Will Ely; The Masked Man: Part 3 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski; Professor Doolittle filler 1.5 pager by Bob Kane; The God of the Ruby Eye: Part 8 starring Tod Hunter, script and art by Jim Chambers; Episode 29 featuring The Golden Dragon, script and art by Tom Hickey; The Pirate Ship: Part 9 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane; El Diablo: Part 7--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 35

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    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. Fang Gow of China: Part 33 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Leo O'Mealia; The World Beneath the South Pole starring Cotton Carver, art by Geoff Newman; On the Wrong Side of the Law: Part 4 starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster; The Plantation Uprising: Part 4 starring Dale Daring, script and art by Will Ely; The Slave Ship starring Tom Brent, script and art by Jim Chambers; Professor Doolittle two-pager by Bob Kane; The Masked Man: Part 4 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski; The God of the Ruby Eye: Part 9 starring Tod Hunter, script and art by Jim Chambers; Episode 30 featuring Golden Dragon, script and art by Tom Hickey; The Pirate Ship: Part 10 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane; El Diablo: Part 8--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 36

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    Cover art by John Richard Flanagan. Fang Gow of China: Part 34 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. The White Warriors starring Cotton Carver, art by Geoff Newman. On the Wrong Side of the Law: Part 5 starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster; Steve Carson regains his memory. The God of the Ruby Eye: Part 10 starring Tod Hunter, script and art by Jim Chambers. The Plantation Uprising: Part 5 starring Dale Daring, script and art by Will Ely. Hidden Paradise [Part 1] starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. The Shai Poa Necklace starring Tom Brent, script and art by Jim Chambers. Episode 31 starring Golden Dragon, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Pirate Ship: Part 11 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. El Diablo: Part 9--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 37

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    Cover art by John Richard Flanagan. Fang Gow of China: Part 35 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski; The White Witch starring Cotton Carver, art by George Newman. On the Wrong Side of the Law: Part 6 starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Shuster Shop. The God of the Ruby Eye: Part 11 starring Tod Hunter, script and art by Jim Chambers. The Plantation Uprising: Part 6 starring Dale Daring, script and art by Will Ely. Hidden Paradise [Part 2] starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. The Missionary's Daughter starring Tom Brent, script and art by Jim Chambers. The Count and the Countess starring Skip Schuyler, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Pirate Ship: Part 12 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. El Diablo: Part 10--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 38

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    Cover art by John Richard Flanagan. The Suicide of Major Duval: Part 1 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Introducing the Raven starring Inspector Kent, script and art by George Newman. The Killing of Judge Thompson starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Shuster Shop. The God of the Ruby Eye: Part 12 starring Tod Hunter, script and art by Jim Chambers. The Armored Truck Robbery starring Steve Malone, script by Gardner Fox, art by Don Lynch. Battle With Tartars starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Professor Doolittle humor two-pager by Bob Kane. Mystery of the Exploding Ships starring Tom Brent, script and art by Jim Chambers. The Rebel Pancho Velez starring Skip Schuyler, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Pirate Ship: Part 13 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. Wang Ku of Shanghai--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Fred Guardineeer. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 39

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    Cover art by John Richard Flanagan. The Suicide of Major Duval: Part 2 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. The White Witch: Part 2 starring Cotton Carver, script by Gardner Fox, art by George Newman. Reefer Madness starring Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster; marijuana story. Wolf Rucker's Trap starring Jack Woods, script and art by Jim Chambers. Auctioneer Dossier starring Steve Malone, script by Gardner Fox, art by Don Lynch. Captured By Col. Benback: Part 1 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Hong, the Tyrant starring Tom Brent, script and art by Jim Chambers. To Pitch Against the Yankees starring Skip Schuyler, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Pirate Ship: Part 14 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. It Ends With an Alligator--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 40

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    Cover art by Creig Flessel. The Tarantula Strikes starring The Sandman, script by Bert Christman (as Larry Dean) and Gardner F. Fox (plot), art by Bert Christman; The Sandman comes up against a very crafty and dangerous adversary while investigating the kidnapping of a famed actress and subsequent demand for $500,000 ransom! The Suicide of Major Duval: Part 3 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. The Tarryville Counterfeiters starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Shuster Shop. Wolf Ruckson's Trap: Part 2 starring Jack Woods, script and art by Jim Chambers. Captured By Col. Benback: Part 2 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Slow Motion's Double starring Bulldog Martin, script and and art by Bart Tumey. The Flying Dutchman: Part 1 starring Socko Strong, script and art by Joseph Sulman (signed as Koppy). The Kidnapping of Donna Carnochan starring Skip Schuyler, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Pirate Ship: Conclusion starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. Taurus the Bull--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Bart Tumey. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 41
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1350289001

    Cover art by Leo O'Mealia. On the Waterfront starring The Sandman, art by Bert Christman; The Sandman rescues a girl reporter, snooping aboard a ship dealing in illegal narcotics, after she jumps overboard after witnessing a murder. The Suicide of Major Duval: Part 4 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. The Deadly Snowfall starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Shuster Shop. The Fiddler and the Bank Robbers: Part 1 starring Jack Woods, script and art by Jim Chambers. The Flying Dutchman: Part 2 starring Socko Strong, script and art by Joseph Sulman [signed as Koppy]. Revolt of the Thugs: Part 1 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. The Monsters of Sin Yen--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Bart Tumey. The Modern Rustlers starring Skip Schuyler, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Menace of Chen Fu: Part 1 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. The Land of Thule [Part 3] starring Cotton Carver, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by George Newman. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 42

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    The Three Sandmen starring The Sandman, script by Larry Dean, art by Bert Christman; Wes joins up with two of his former service buddies to discover if Teeter Sneed has a hand in the killing of several of their old chums and threatening to do the same to several others. The Suicide of Major Duval: Part 5 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Cal Grant's Payroll Robbery starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Wayne Boring. The Fiddler and the Bank Robbers: Part 2 starring Jack Woods, script and art by Jim Chambers. The Flying Dutchman: Part 3 starring Socko Strong, script and art by Joseph Sulman [signed as Koppy]. Professor Doolittle humor two-pager by Bob Kane. Revolt of the Thugs: Part 2 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Admiral Cato's Underwater Base--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Bart Tumey. Kidnapping in the Orient starring Skip Schuyler, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Menace of Chen Fu: Part 2 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. In the Pit of Dagan starring Cotton Carver, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Ogden Whitney. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 43

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    Cover pencils by Fred Guardineer. Island Uprising starring The Sandman, script by Larry Dean, art by Bert Christman; The Sandman rescues a girl from natives on an isle in the South Seas, then prevents the massacre of her father and his party. The Return of Fang Gow: Part 1 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski; The Deadly Cough Medicine starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Wayne Boring. The Poor Fish starring Professor Doolittle, script and art by Bob Kane. The Flying Dutchman: Part 4 starring Socko Strong, script and art by Joseph Sulman (signed as Koppy). Count Ogrloff's Dangerous Game: Part 1 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. The Devil's Physician--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Bart Tumey. The General's Daughter starring Skip Schuyler, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Menace of Chen Fu: Part 3 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. The Revolt of the Pirates starring Cotton Carver, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Ogden Whitney. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 44

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    Cover art by Creig Flessel. The Sandman Meets the Face, script by Gardner F. Fox (sign as Larry Dean), pencils by Creig Flessel, inks by Creig Flessel and Fred Guardineer (backgrounds); The near victim of an old-friend turned crook, Wes Dodds watches him shot dead by the Face, then changes to the Sandman to discover why the villain had it in for the young victim. The Return of Fang Gow: Part 2 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Mr. Fletcher, Smuggler starring Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Mart Bailey. The Two Mr. Rowes starring Socko Strong, script and art by Joseph Sulman (signed as Koppy). Count Ogrloff's Dangerous Game: Part 2 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Search For Captain Wade: Part 1 starringSkip Schuyler, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Menace of Chen Fu: Part 4 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. Alcatraz Al--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Bart Tumey. The Magnetic Peril starring Cotton Carver, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Ogden Whitney. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 45

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    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. The Golden Gusher starring The Sandman, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Creig Flessel; A female singer is threatened to be kidnapped, but Sandman discovers she is in on the plot to do so in order to fleece an insurance company. Little Willie humor page by Bob Kane. Fang Gow Has Risen From the Grave: Part 1 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. In Hollywood starring Professor Doolittle, script and art by Bob Kane. Rutska the Racketeer starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Mart Bailey. Odds Bodkins's Big Score starring Socko Strong, script and art by Joseph Sulman (signed as Koppy). The Cholera Crisis starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Search For Captain Wade: Part 2 starring Skip Schuyler, script and art by Tom Hickey. The Menace of Chen Fu: Part 5 starring Rusty and His Pals, script and art by Bob Kane. Satan's Sister--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Bart Tumey. Rebellion! starring Cotton Carver, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Ogden Whitney. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 46

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    Cover art by Creig Flessel. The Sandman Meets With Murder, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Ogden Whitney; Wes Dodds fins his old room-mate from college dead and his wife also dead in an adjoining room, but is surprised, as the Sandman, when a girl identical to buddie's wife comes onto the murder scene. Fang Gow Has Risen From the Grave: Part 2 starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Professor Doolittle humor two-pager by Bob Kane. The Crooked Stockbroker starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Mart Bailey. The Heavyweight Championship Bout starring Socko Strong, script and art by Joseph Sulman (signed as Koppy). The Gold Plane Robberies: Part 1 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. The Kidnapping of Linda Hale starring Skip Schuyler, script and art by Tom Hickey. Mansion of Murder: Part 1 starring Rusty and His Pals, art by Bob Kane. Educated Eddie--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Bart Tumey. In the Land of Sere starring Cotton Carver, script and art by Ogden Whitney. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 47
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • INCOMPLETE. 4 center wraps missing, affects story. (Tape on cover, interior cover and interior.) Minor side edge cracks and small chip to right edge with tiny piece of plastic missing.
    • Label #0275529004

    Cover art by Creig Flessel. Lady in Evening Clothes, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Ogden Whitney; Wes Dodds meets a mysterious "lady in evening clothes," who has been ordered to his home in order to rob his safe, and he is further mystified to discover she knows that he is the Sandman! The Phony LeGrand starring Barry O'Neill, script and interview by Ed Winiarski. Anarchists At the Exposition starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel. Hassle In Hollywood: Part 1 starring Socko Strong, script by Al Sulman, art by Joseph Sulman (signed as Koppy). The Gold Plane Robberies: Part 2 starring Captain Desmo, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Professor Doolittle humor two-pager by Bob Kane. Revenge of the Drug Ring starring Steve Conrad Adventurer, script and art by Jack Lehti. Mansion of Murder: Part 2 starring Rusty and His Pals, art by Bob Kane. Captain Skinner and the Gold Ship--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Bart Tumey. The First Ones starring Cotton Carver, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Ogden Whitney. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 48

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    Cover art by Bernard Baily. Origin of the Hour-Man starring The Hourman, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily; Chemist Rex Tyler discovers a powerful chemical he calls "miraclo", and decides to put his new powers to work helping the oppressed. The Mind-Slave of Fang Gow starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Professor Dirk's Crime School starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Chad Grothkopf. Death to the D.A. starring The Sandman, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Ogden Whitney. Hassle In Hollywood: Part 2 starring Socko Strong, script by Albert Sulman, art by Joseph Sulman [signed as Koppy]. Singapore Sal starring Steve Conrad Adventurer, script and art by Jack Lehti. Mansion of Murder: Part 3 starring Rusty and His Pals, script by Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane. The Dope Smuggler's--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Bart Tumey. The Earth Passage starring Cotton Carver, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Ogden Whitney. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 49

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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff [as CR]. The Disappearance of Dr. Drew, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily; Rex Tyler's 2nd client is a Miss Drew, who asks that he help locate her missing father, whom she believes has been kidnapped because of his creation of a super type of cold pill. Trap For Fang Gow starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. Crime of a Criminologist starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Chad Grothkopf. Cold Cures and Crime starring The Sandman, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Mr. Krieger Vanishes starring Socko Strong, script by Albert Sulman, art by Joseph Sulman. The Tiger-Men starring Steve Conrad Adventurer, script and art by Jack Lehti. Mansion of Murder: Part 4 starring Rusty and His Pals, script by Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane. On the Track of Serge Kano--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Bart Tumey. At the Polar Zone starring Cotton Carver, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Jack Lehti. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 50

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    Cover art by Bernard Baily. The Dark Horse, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily; Rex Tyler's 3rd client, James Carren, has been told by a mobster that, unless he sells half interest in his race horse "Blue Bell", he and the horse will never see Kentucky again. Fang Gow and the Stolen Planes starring Barry O'Neill, script and art by Ed Winiarski. The Hot-Air Weapon starring the Federal Men, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Chad Grothkopf. Tuffy and Limpy's Revenge Plot starring The Sandman, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Creig Flesse Boxing Glove Versus Fiddle starring Socko Strong, script by Albert Sulman, art by Joseph Sulmanl. Spy of the South Seas starring Steve Conrad Adventurer, script and art by Jack Lehti. Mansion of Murder: Part 5 starring Rusty and His Pals, art by Bob Kane. Search For Captain Miles--Anchors Aweigh!, script and art by Bart Tumey. In the City of Glass starring Cotton Carver, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Jack Lehti. 68 pages. Cover price $0.10.