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John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) comic books 1938-1955

  • Issue #1
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465453024
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    Winter 1949. John Wayne photo cover. John Wayne—A Mans Man bio with photo. The Cowboy and the Gambler starring Wayne; bold, ruthless and fired with the burning ambition to stamp his brand of crime on the frontier town of Gamblers Gulch was a gunman to be reckoned with in the wests never-ending fight for law and order; his name—Blackjack Wells. Sudden Death at Dragon's Peak starring Wayne. The Mysterious Valley of Violence starring Wayne.Photos on the inside front and back covers, and the back cover. Sudden Death at Dragon's Peak. The Mysterious Valley of Violence. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 2

    John Wayne photo cover. The Battle of the Giants starring Wayne, pencils by Gil Kane; boxer Gib Horns will take on all comers; hell pay $100 a round to anybody who stays three rounds with him. Horses of the Old West. The Vanishing Stagecoach. A Man Called Bat text story by Ern Stanley. Draw!, art by Frank Frazetta (two pages). The Blue Lightnin' Twins starring Wayne. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 3

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    John Wayne photo cover. Name John Waynes horse and win a TV set ad with Wayne photo. The Claws of Death, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta; Wayne makes his case to a friend that you should only kill in self-defense. About Cowboys, art by Fran Matera; fact page about cowboy clothes. About Horses, art by Fran Matera; Fact page about cowboy horses. The Mystery of Rhyming Range starring Wayne, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta. John Wayne--Flying Sheriff text story by Donald George. The Mask of Death starring Wayne. Full page black & white pinup from the movie "Sands of Iwo Jima." Back cover Wayne pinup. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 4

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    John Wayne photo cover. Double Danger starring Wayne, art by Leon Winik; a fiend plans a massacre; an angry Indian repays an ancient grudge; a thousand men are led to fierce combat. Dude Ranch humor page, art by Harry Betancourt. Li'l Fish humor page by Mel Lazarus. The Panther Man, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta. Prospector Pete humor page by Art Helfant. Facts about cowboy's saddles, the parts and types. Hi, Tumbleweed! Watcha Doin? starring Tumbleweed Tim and Chuck, script and art by David Tendler. Incident in the North text story by Benton Rice. Black Gold starring Wayne. Ad for Lil Abner, John Wayne, Captain Tootsie, and Truly Teen-Age Magazine. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 5

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    John Wayne photo cover. Festival of Crime; into a nightmare of murder and carnival flim-flam, John Wayne plunged to battle a strange murderer in a dreamland of trick mirrors, revolving drums, and sliding floors. The Volcano Of Death starring Wayne. The Raiders of Blush Pine starring Wayne, art by Leon Winik. The Deadwood Coach Makes It text story. Pot-Shot Pete vs. Two-Gun Zilch, script and art by Harvey Kurtzman. The Rebels of Rio starring Wayne, art by Martin Thall (as Marty Rose). Ad for Lil Abner, John Wayne, Captain Tootsie, and Truly Teen-Age Magazine. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 6
    • Discounted from $124.00.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Cover detached.

    John Wayne photo cover. Genius humor page by Harvey Kurtzman. Cavern of Doom; it was a nightmare being trapped in an ice cave; Waynes horror was tripled when he turned and saw that there were creatures from a pre-historic past. The Lion's Den starring Wayne. Taxi! text story starring Memphis Smith by Donald George. Pot-Shot Pete vs. The Apache Indians, script and art by Harvey Kurtzman; Pot-Shot tries to halt arms sales to the Apaches. Murder Will Out starring John Wayne, art by Al Williamson and Frank Frazetta. Ad for Lone Ranger pen set with cowboys belt. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 7

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    John Wayne photo cover. The Stranger's Revenge, art by Frank Bolle; in the weirdest of battles that ever faced John Wayne, he came to grips with a strange figure—a demon who had sworn vengeance and hate on all men. The Lead Reckoning starring Wayne. An Invitation to Murder starring Wayne, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta. Teddy humor page by McLean. The Floating Birthday Party starring Wayne, art by Myron Fass. Devil's Canyon text story by Benton Rice. Tall Tales in the Saddle, art by Jack Sparling. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 8
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    • 2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    John Wayne photo cover. The Weeping Walloper; John Wayne becomes the measure of a boys stature as a new kind of prospecting—the search for black gold—plunges Wayne into an adventure with a kid who doesnt know when to quit. The Ugly Duckling Bandit starring Wayne. Buffaloing the Buffalo text story by Donald George. Duel of Death starring Wayne, art by Leonard Starr. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 9

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    John Wayne photo cover. Ghost Guns, art by Fred Guardineer; Wayne must deal with an ex-convict in town; a stagecoach gets robbed and someone gets murdered; the ex-con claims innocence. A Case of Mistaken Identity starring Wayne. Pony Express Rider text story by Donald George. Braveheart. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 10

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    John Wayne photo cover. Death Prize; John Wayne goes diving for pearls to help raise money so a boy can get medical care for his broken leg. Dangerous Journey starring Wayne. Dude humor page. Goddess Gold starring Wayne. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 11

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    John Wayne photo cover. Man Hunt starring John Wayne; Its deer season, but theres a killer deer on the loose. Tallaghan; John Wayne encounters a city of violence, or is it a ghost town? Battled Dynamite starring John Wayne. Orange Crush ad with Lil Abner. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 12

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    John Wayne photo cover. Link-Up in Korea, pencils by Charles Sultan; it was kill or be killed in an attempt to slash through enemy lines in North Korea; the regiment was cut off, and John Wayne was the point of the lead platoon as a daring attempt was made to join forces with a relief combat task force. Lionel trains ad. The Forbidden Flower starring Wayne. Genius humor page by Harvey Kurtzman. Ghost Guns starring Wayne. Another Genius humor page by Harvey Kurtzman. Back cover Wayne photo. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 13

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    Art cover with small round John Wayne photo inset. Captain Tootsie strip ad for Tootsie Rolls. Tall Timber; John Wayne faces Frank Staccy, his deadliest antagonist, a cold-blooded killer who is Waynes equal in skill and strength. Villain's Revenge starring John Wayne. The Case of the Vain Bandit starring John Wayne. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 14
    • Discounted from $51.90.
    • Conserved
    • CONSERVATION. Staples replaced. Small pieces of tape reinforcing staples on interior front cover.

    John Wayne photo cover. Ad for 10 Hitler stamps. Operation Peeping John; John Wayne must go behind enemy lines in North Korea with orders to dig in under the noses of the enemy and sweat out the mission that makes him a peeping john. Birds of a Feather starring Wayne; a mountain man/poet becomes a killer. The Trail of the Wandering Pine starring John Wayne. Rex and Tex humor page. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 15

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    Bridgehead, pencils by Mel Keefer; John Wayne and his buddies, Tim, Charlie and Joe Billis, are on a mission to set up a booby trap on a bridge across a vital river. Major Mars strip ad for popsicles, you could send off for a Rocket Ring. The Music Maker; Wayne hears strange music in the night and the whine of angry bullets. The Devil's Horsemen starring Wayne, art by Gerald McCann. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 16

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    Art cover by Gerald McCann with small round John Wayne photo inset. Golden Double-Cross, art by Gerald McCann; when danger lurks on the western plains, John Wayne takes after it with guns blazing; but six-shooters are helpless against suspicion when it threatens to wreck an old friendship. The Glitter and the Gleam, art by Gerald McCann. Spanish Gold, art by Gerald McCann. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 17

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    John Wayne photo cover. Wild Stallion, art by Gerald McCann; a wild horse and a wild man can be a mighty explosive combination as John Wayne is about to discover. Perfect Fighting Machine, art by Gerald McCann starring Wayne; a muscleman terrorizes a lumber camp. Murder's Music starring Wayne, art by Gerald McCann. Command Performance starring Wayne, art by Howard Larsen. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 18

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    Cover art by Jack Sparling. Lionel trains ad. The Panther Man, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta; Long Claw, a man-killing black panther, died years before and lives again. The Lead Reckoning starring John Wayne; an in-coming train carries a murderer. The Ugly Duckling Bandit, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta. Ten-Gallon Allen humor page by Leon Winik (as Win). 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 19

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    Cover art by Gerald McCann. The Dog That Talked Like A Man, art by Gerald McCann; a peddler has an old friend in a talking dog and a new friend in John Wayne. Larsen's Folly starring Wayne, art by Gerald McCann; Bonanza is given the key to the city of Menango. The Outlaw, art by Jack Sparling. Ad for Toby Press comics. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 20

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    How Many Deaths Build a Bridge?; John Wayne is offered a dangerous job building a bridge. Mad Man's Whim starring Wayne. The Dungeon-Keep of the Busted Circle; a struggle over ownership of the Busted Circle Ranch threatens to destroy Bonanza and John Wayne. Boy Scouts Jamboree ad. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 21

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    Art cover by Tom Gill with small round John Wayne photo inset. Major Mars strip ad for popsicles. 70 Space Squadron toys ad. Bloody Oil, art by Tom Gill; John Wayne must deal with an oil well fire; bad guys interfere. Death Boiled Over starring Wayne, art by Jack Sparling. Ghost Guns (reprinted from issue 9), art by Fred Guardineer; Wayne must deal with an ex-convict in town; a stagecoach gets robbed and someone gets murdered; the ex-con claims innocence. Prospector Pete humor page, art by Art Helfant. Ten-Gallon Allen strip, art by Leon Winik (as Win). 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 22
    • 3" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Art cover with small round John Wayne photo inset. Flash Flood; John Wayne investigates a dam that may break. Mask of the Tiger; Prince Syed, a former fighting comrade-in-arms in Korea, invites John Wayne to Banmadore; Wayne must deal with terrorists called The Masks of the Tiger. Little Guy text story by T/Sgt. Charles F. X. Houts. Cochise Apache Chief two-page bio. The Tale of the Three Rotters, art by Ernie Schroeder. Charles Atlas strip ad. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 23
    • Cover detached.

    Art cover with small round John Wayne photo inset. Cover art by John Rosenberger. Death on Wheels, art by John Rosenberger; John Wayne assists the police in tracking down a killer. The Green Horror, art by John Rosenberger; John Wayne in the Caribbean amidst the man-eating grass called "the green horror." Murder in Hong Kong, art by John Rosenberger. Wedding Belle text story with Memphis Smith Private Eye by Donald George. Tookie Falls For Fashion, art by Vic Herman. Charles Atlas strip ad. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 24

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    Art cover with small round John Wayne photo inset. Lionel trains ad. The Desert; John Wayne must lead a group through the desert. Red Flows the Amazon, art by Jack Sparling; John Wayne battles a gator. Ad for watches featuring Li Abner and Gene Autry. The Cowboys Saddle fact page. Incident In the North text story starring Wayne by Benton Rice. Death Climbs the Pyramid starring Wayne. Space Commander walkie talkies ad. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 25

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    John Wayne photo cover. Kings of the Sky; John Wayne works at a hot air balloon stand and goes on a treacherous ride through the air with a beautiful actress. Hondo; John Wayne rode with the U.S. Cavalry, but now the Apaches have him. The Deserter starring Wayne. Homicide in Hong Kong starring Wayne. The Claws of Death, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta. The Prospector humor page by Mel Lazarus. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 26

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    John Wayne photo cover. Hounds and Hares, art by Jack Sparling; John Wayne in Africa, facing a bull elephant. Not So Jolly, Roger, art by Jack Sparling; John Wayne in the South Seas. Tall Man in Hong Kong starring John Wayne, art by Jack Sparling; John Wayne adventuring in Hong Kong. Devil's Canyon text story by Benton Rice. About Horses fact page, art by Fran Matera. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 27

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    John Wayne photo cover from the movie "Hondo." Death On Dali Lhari, art by Jack Sparling; John Wayne leads a rescue party up a mountain in India. Dew On the Rawhide, pencils by Charles Sultan; western story involving John Wayne and a rattlesnake. West of Saigon starring John Wayne and the French Foreign Legion, art by Jack Sparling. There Is a Man text story by Charles Houts (as Staff Sergeant C. F. X. Houts). The Private War; Army private has a date with a beautiful blonde. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 28

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    John Wayne photo cover. Dead Man's Boots, art by Al Gordon; Inspector Forbes of the Canadian Mounted Police sends John Wayne on a mission to mine located in rugged country, where one of his men was lost; Wayne battles a bear. The Blind Beetles, art by Jack Sparling; a mysterious phone call leads John Wayne to an amusement park. The Dash To the Pole fact page; history of Robert Perry's dash to the North Pole. His Strangest Experience fact page; story about a "dead" jockey that won a horse race. Crazy Sawbones text story. Duel of Death starring John Wayne. Cracker Jack Bronco Buster Singing Rope ad. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 29

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    John Wayne photo cover. Festival of Crime, pencils by Charles Sultan, inks by Maurice Del Bourgo; into a nightmare of murder and flim-flam, John Wayne plunged to battle a strange murderer in a dreamland of trick mirrors, revolving drums, and sliding floors. Black Gold starring John Wayne, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta. Incident in the North(Table of Contents text story with John Wayne by Benton Rice. The Cowboy's Saddle fact two-pager. Dude Ranch humor page. Back cover Wayne photo. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 30
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    John Wayne photo cover. The Wild One; John Wayne recognizes a bucking bronco from his past. Marooned!; John Wayne is marooned high in the Rockies in the middle of winter. Blood On the Horn, pencils by Bob Bean. Following the Buffalo article by Donald George. Comicscope toy project ad. The Kid one-page story with Billy the Kid. Bullseye! 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949) 31

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    John Wayne photo cover. The Battle of the Giants starring John Wayne, pencils by Gil Kane; Gib Horn, heavyweight champion of the world, is paying any hombre $100 who can stay with him in the ring for three minutes. Somebody Gets Caught text story by Benton Rice. The Blue Lightnin' Twins starring John Wayne, art by Al Williamson and Frank Frazetta. The Vanishing Stagecoach starring John Wayne, pencils by Charles Sultan. Ad for Howdy Doody toy color television set. Back cover Wayne photo. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.