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  • Item #44468684
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    Published Sep 1944 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 76 PGX 2.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Page missing. Note: heavy scuffing/scratching to front and back of case.
    Starts Oct 2

    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. A Voyage to Destiny starring Superman, pencils by Ed Dobrotka. The Damaged Boulevard starring Hayfoot Henry. The Mountain Without a Top starring The Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin (signed as Mort Morton Jr.). The Trapped Trappers starring Congo Bill, art by Edwin Smalle. Walk of Death starring Zatara. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44451273
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    Published Nov 1951 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 162 CGC 6.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0034119013
    Starts Oct 2

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. It starring Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Interplanetary Restaurant starring Tommy Tomorrow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Mission of Mystery starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. A Horse for Vigilante starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44672664
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    Published Nov 1955 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 210 GD/VG 3.0

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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman in Superman Land," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; As thousands of people flock to the opening of Superman Land, a brand-new amusement park, Lex Luthor sets up a Kryptonite trap for Superman. Supermen of America ad. "The Master of the Beasts," art by Ed Smalle; Congo Bill and Janu encounter a man who can seemingly control the wild animals of the jungle. -page Chief Hot Foot story by Henry Boltinoff. Caves of Adventure article by Jack Miller (as John Mallon). "Movie Makers from Outer Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 3/4-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) Canadian Edition 135 VG 4.0

    Starts Oct 2

    December-January 1948-9 Canadian Reprint. Cover art by Al Wenzel. The Masked Mystery Boy starring Superboy, art by Al Wenzel; A new pupil in Clark's class insists on wearing a mask to school; And his mask is lined with lead! The Ship That Dared Not Land starring Aquaman, art by Otto Binder. The Crime Wave of the Flag starring Green Arrow, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Slowdown of Johnny Quick, script by Otto Binder, art by Charles Sultan. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 1 VG- 3.5

    • 1" piece torn from spine.
    Starts Oct 2

    Story, Art and Cover by Howie Post. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis star in a 3-part untitled tale! Plus: Honey in Hollywood untitled 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Varsity Vic untitled half-pager by Boltinoff; Twisting the Dial text piece; Peg untitled half-pager by Boltinoff; and Kitty Karr of Hollywood untitled back-up story. 40 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: All American Comics (1939) 71 CGC 7.0

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • 1" tear at centerfold. Top edge label strip is detached but present.
    • Label #0016759013
    Starts Oct 2

    Cover art by Paul Reinman. Doiby Dickles, the Human Bomb starring Green Lantern, script by Henry Kuttner, art by Paul Reinman; Doiby is captured by a mad scientist and is supposedly filled with enough liquid nitro to blow up the city. Words of Wisdom starring Dr. Mid-Nite, art by Stan Aschmeier. Blooey and the Sedan Chair starring Red, White and Blue, script by John B. Wentworth, art by Dennis Neville. Virtue Is Its Own Reward starring The Atom, script by Joseph Greene, art by Jon Chester Kozlak. Aerie of the Vulture Known as Robomb starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44614603
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    Tags: Archie

    Auction Item: Archie (1943) 72 FN 6.0

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    "Teen-Type"; When Archie's father reads of a gang crime in the paper, Archie reassures him that there's only a few juvenile delinquents and they can be spotted by how they dress. Pep Comics ad. "Let's Face It"; Archie appears to be painting a mustache on a portrait of Jughead, sending Mr. Weatherbee into gales of laughter. "Smear Campaign"; Betty and Veronica use Reggie as a guinea pig in their efforts to find smear-proof lipstick; When Betty tries to extend the experiment to Archie, Veronica objects. "Christmas Is Christmas" text story. "Test of the Town"; The gang is mad at Miss Grundy for being too strict; Jughead overhears the school superintendent tell Mr. Weatherbee that unless her class does well on the next day's test, Miss Grundy will be fired for not being effective; The gang thinks all they have to do is not study for the test and they will be rid of Miss Grundy. "Gripe Sniper"; Mr. Weatherbee rigs a microphone under the bench where students sit during lunch hour; He hears Archie and Jughead talk about possibly skipping school to go ice-skating the next day. "Secret Sorrow"; Someone sees Archie kiss a girl (not Veronica) at a dance, but Archie doesn't know who it is; When Reggie tells him to guess what he saw at the dance last night, Archie panics and does everything Reggie tells him to do. Archie Club ad. Archie's Christmas Stocking ad. Wilbur ad. "Sis the Candy Kid," script by Bill Woggon, Barbara McGowan (story idea), and Molly Bill (story idea), art by Bill Woggon; Sis can't open her mouth and Katy takes her to the dentist to see what's the matter. "Watch the Birdie"; Archie, Jughead and Mr. Weatherbee go bird-watching. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44614604
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    Auction Item: Archie (1943) 73 FN- 5.5

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    "Play As You Go"; At a school talent contest, Archie does a Liberace imitation (as Liber-Archie), with the plan of having Jughead play a piano backstage while Archie mimes; Reggie finds out about the plan and does his best to sabotage the routine. "Flood of Advice"; Reggie makes fun of Archie for wearing rubber boots and carrying an umbrella for his date with Veronica (at Veronica's request); Archie decides to ditch the boots and umbrella, but gets caught in the rain on his way to Veronica's. "Cute Numbers"; Betty and Veronica have a mysterious conversation involving numbers; When Mr. Weatherbee asks what they are studying, Veronica says they are just choosing some cute boys from the football team to invite to their party. "Of Dopes and Dames" text story. "The Model Madness"; In hobby shop class, Archie is building a windmill out of buttons, Reggie is building a castle out of marbles, and Jughead is building a railroad engine. Archie Club ad. "Lover-Come Back"; Veronica has dropped Archie for Reggie; Jughead suggests writing fake love notes and signing other girls' names to them to make Veronica jealous. Archie Giant Series ad. "Reverse Decision"; Reggie has some trick glasses that make everything seem to be upside down; He slips the glasses on Moose while he's taking a nap, but the joke goes haywire after Moose wakes up. Archie's Joke Book ad. Untitled story; Reggie calls in a loan to Archie by demanding use of his jalopy that evening. "Shoot to Chill!"; Betty is upset because Veronica often gets her picture in the newspaper; Reggie and Jughead come up with an idea to photograph Betty in a swimsuit standing in the surf on a freezing day. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44614605
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    Auction Item: Archie (1943) 74 VF- 7.5

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    Stories by Bill Woggon and unknown. Art by Bill Woggon and unknown. After walking with Moose's girlfriend Lottie, Reggie fakes amnesia to keep Moose from beating him up in "Forgive and Forget"! Plus: Archie sends a paper airplane note to Veronica but it is intercepted by Mr. Lodge in "Notes to You!"; Sis can't fall asleep in school when her desk is changed in a Katy Keene 1-pager by Bill Woggon; Jughead tries to find a way to get Archie's sore tooth pulled for free in "Nothing But the Tooth!"; Archie's car backfires and he is stopped by a cop in the 1-pager "Safety Last!"; Archie in the half-pagers "No Miss-Tree," "Leaps and Bounce" and "It's For the Birds"; Jughead in the half-pager "Pound Foolish"; Reggie in the half-pager "Shoe-per Salesman"; Archie is usher at a movie theater and Reggie and Jughead try to get past him to get in free in "Matinee Idol"; Archie returns from two weeks at his uncle's farm in "I Love You Sow Much"; Reggie uses flattery to get a good grade from Miss Grundy in "Buttered Toast"; Archie and Miss Grundy are both late to school in the 1-pager "A Pair of Sneakers"; Archie tries to get other girls to ignore him after Veronica becomes jealous in "Jealously Yours!"; and Archie tries to butter up his father to get an advance on his allowance in the 1-pager "Reversed Psychology"! Also: Archie tries to explain the game of baseball to Veronica in the 2-page text story "Game Girl"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44614606
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    Auction Item: Archie (1943) 75 FN 6.0

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    "Campaign in the Neck," art by Bob Montana; Archie decides to run a last-minute write-in campaign against Reggie for class president; The school election is the same day as the Riverdale mayoral election; Jughead goes to pick up some campaign posters for Archie, but gets the Mayor's instead. "Something Fishy"; Archie and Veronica go to a seaside restaurant where the fish is guaranteed fresh. "Spec-tacular"; Moose insists on wearing the eyeglasses his favorite uncle left him, even though he can't see a thing. Archie Annual ad. "Pass the Smelling Salts"; The Professor has the students identify the smell of chemicals while blindfolded. "The Hand Writing on the Wall"; Reggie wrote all his girl friends' phone numbers on the wall around the pay phone at Pop's and is devastated when Pop has the whole shop painted. "For Goodness Sake!"; Reggie keeps getting dates with Veronica because Archie keeps getting detentions. Archie vows not to get a detention for a whole day. "The Oily Bird"; Veronica's fan is noisy, so Archie oils it; Veronica is not happy with the result. Archie Club ad. "Count Your Blessings"; Archie and Jughead are putting identifying signs over the school doors; When Jughead drops a small one on Archie's head, Jughead tells him he's lucky. "Right or Rung"; Veronica has an argument with Archie; When Pop Tate tries to help Archie patch things up, Archie manages to make Mr. Lodge think he and Veronica are going to elope. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44614607
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    Archie (1943) #77 VF/NM 9.0
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    Auction Item: Archie (1943) 77 VF/NM 9.0

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    "Thread Bare"; Betty tries every trick she can think of to sew patches on Archie's clothes for the "Patch Hop," but Veronica still wins, without lifting a finger. Archie's Christmas Stocking ad. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals ad. "Fire Away," pencils by Harry Lucey (?); Archie invents a fire alarm and gives it to Mr. Lodge; When Mr. Lodge is entertaining several wealthy industrialists, Archie decides it would be a good time to test the alarm, leading to the usual chaos. "Thinkā€”or Thwim," pencils by Bill Vigoda (?);Betty's cabin across the lake from Veronica doesn't have any grass for a lawn; Reggie gives orders to Archie and Jughead to take equipment over on a rowboat; Included is a lawn roller, which is empty and is supposed to be filled after it's taken across. "Bob Bob Bopping Along"; Archie, Betty, and Reggie go to a carnival sideshow, where they describe the acts in hipster slang. "The Music Menace"; Archie is elected president of the Music Appreciation Class and is told by the instructor to bring some records for the class to listen to. "Ain't Misbehaving!"; Archie decides the only way he can keep out of trouble at the beach is to just stay on his blanket all day. Wilbur Comics ad. "Clothes Call"; Jughead is staying at Archie's house while his parents are on vacation; He keeps borrowing Archie's clothes. "There Auto Be a Law!"; Veronica's family gets a new car; Archie decides he can teach Veronica how to drive. "Dollars and Lots of Sense"; While looking for Reggie, Archie discovers that Reggie owes money to almost everyone in town. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 6 VG+ 4.5

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    Cover art by Bill Vigoda. Stage As Sweet At You Are, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Dan DeCarlo and Vincent DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica both try out for the school play to be near Archie; Veronica maneuvers Betty so she tries out for the less glamorous role; But Veronica didn't read far enough into the play and the tables are turned on her. Change Your Partners, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica lets Betty do all the preparations for the up-coming dance, then shoves Betty aside so Archie can take her. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 17 VF- 7.5

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    "Bigger and Bitter"; Betty is going to give Archie a professional photo of herself for his birthday; Veronica finds out and goes to the same photographer and has a much larger photo made of herself. "Snooty Cuties!"; Veronica invites Archie to a party she's hosting for some high-class girls. "Wiser Adviser"; Archie gets mad when Betty knows more than he does. "On the Other Foot"; Reggie reads that a shoe store has a case of shoes only for the right foot; Betty remembers that Jughead bought a grab bag box at an auction that only had left foot shoes. "Plots to You" text story. "The Hic Parade," art by Joe Edwards; Betty tries to cure Veronica of the hiccups. Archie Giant Series ad. "One of Those Daze"; No matter what Reggie says to Moose about Midge, he gets beaten up. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 18 VF 8.0

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    Auction Item: Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 19 VF- 7.5

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    Auction Item: Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 20 VF- 7.5

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    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. Late Date, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica overhear Archie and Reggie planning to get some dates; They decide to ply the boys with lots of home cooking to keep their attention. Science Defiance, pencils by Bill Vigoda; Jughead convinces Betty that his barometer is an infallible rain predictor and she is determined to have faith in it no matter what. Love Sick, art by Samm Schwartz; Veronica feigns a major injury to get out of a date with Archie. Betty attempts to use this to her advantage. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 21 FN/VF 7.0

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    Auction Item: Archie's Joke Book (1953) 1 CGC 4.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0016841021
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    Auction Item: Archie's Joke Book (1953) 16 VF- 7.5

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    Auction Item: Archie's Joke Book (1953) 17 VF 8.0

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    Auction Item: Archie's Joke Book (1953) 18 FN+ 6.5

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    Auction Item: Archie's Joke Book (1953) 19 VF+ 8.5

    • Slight staple rust.
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    Auction Item: Archie's Joke Book (1953) 19 FN- 5.5

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    Auction Item: Baffling Mysteries (1952) 22 VG 4.0

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    Sculptress of Doom, art by Ken Rice; The evil-minded Corella is a sculptress who can capture her model's souls in her statues; Her husband George finds out about it and has to decide between his wife and his life. Curse of the Condemned Gypsy, art by Jay Scott Pike; A violin is charged with a gypsy curse: the person who plays it, will commit a murder. Over My Dead Body, art by Lou Cameron; In a scheme to get his insurance money, struggling painter Ben Ober agrees to a fake burial of his comatose body. The Amulet of Terror, pencils by Mike Sekowsky. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Barsoomian (1952) Fanzine 2 FN- 5.5

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    Original Edition Sept 1952. Edited by Joseph W. Miller. Fanzine dedicated to Edgar Rice Burroughs. 5.5-in. x 6.5-in.; black and white; 12 pages.

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    Auction Item: Barsoomian (1952) Fanzine 3 FN 6.0

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    Original Edition Oct 1952. Edited by Joseph W. Miller. Fanzine dedicated to Edgar Rice Burroughs. 5.5-in. x 6.5-in.; black and white; 20 pages.

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    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1946 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 37 CGC 4.0

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #0043530002
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    Cover by Jerry Robinson. "Calling Dr. Batman!", art by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane); Dr. King tries out his new radiotherapy machine on patient Jerry Marshall, and, while it is successful, its ray negatively affects a hospital worker, Lou Darrell, but not for the better. 1-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Hollywood Hoax!", art by Jerry Robinson; A group of criminals plan to steal an unreleased as yet film "Heart's Desire" from the movie set of "Crime Doesn't Pay", where Batman and Robin are in attendance to film a sequence. "Killing Doesn't Pay" text story by Al Singer. "The Joker Follows Suit!", art by Jerry Robinson; The Joker institutes a mad scheme to use the very symbols of Batman: the Bat-Signal, Batmobile and Batplane, against the Dark Knight detective that he calls "Make Crime Pay the Joker Way!" 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Mar 1947 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 39 CGC 3.0

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0011640007
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    Cover pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Charles Paris. "The Frightened People!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; Batman and Robin employ cats to thwart a gang chief who is afraid of felines. "The Man In the Iron Mask!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; A gang boss welds an iron mask onto Iron-Hat Ferriss head; Ferris tries to get the mask removed while Batman goes after him. "Death Serenade" text story by Desmond Walters. One-page Willie the Office Boy story by Phil Berube. "A Christmas Tale," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; Synopsis: Batman chases Catwoman, who has stolen three cats to use in her crimes. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1947 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 40 CGC 4.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0100440004
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    Cover pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Charles Paris. "The 13 Club!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Gene McDonald; Batman joins the 13 Club, an outfit that disproves superstitions, to stop the Joker. "The Case of Batman II," pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Gene McDonald; Robin and Alfred enlist a gymnast named Bill Randall to become Batman after Bruce Wayne dies. "Melody of Murder" text story by Tom Neill. 2-page Prof. Pipp story by Jack Farr. "The Grand Opera Murders!", pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Gene McDonald; Batman and Robin see an accident at the opera that kills two actors; they investigate because it might be a crime. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1951 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 67 VG 4.0

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    Cover by Win Mortimer. Lost--A Free Education public service announcement featuring Leave It to Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. "The Mystery Rope!", script by David Vern, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; A criminal who is superstitious about the number seven escapes from prison; The Gotham Historical Society asks Batman to donate one of his Batropes. -page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Man Who Wrote the Joker's Jokes!", script by David Vern, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Joker decides hires gag writers to invient crime ideas that would make fools of Batman and Robin; Joker kidnaps Robin and forces Batman to write a plan for him. The Kings of Sport article by Barbara Fairbanks (as F. Banks), art by Raymond Perry. "The Lost Legion of Space," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Inspired by archival footage of the original Dynamic Duo, Brane Taylor and his nephew adopt their identities in the year 3051; The new Robin soon breaks his leg while fighting the henchmen of the evil Yerka. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1954 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 85 GD 2.0

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    Cover pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye. Tips on Summer Fun! public service announcement with Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman. "Batman--Clown of Crime!", script by David Vern, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; During a tussle with the Joker, the pair step under and are bathed in "epsilon rays," which have the effect of transferring the personality on one person to that of the other. "The Guardian of the Bat-Signal!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; A long-time veteran of the Gotham City Police Department is about to be retired, when Batman suggests that he be put in charge of the Bat-Signal. Batman Whirly-word Game activity page by Martin Naydel. Two-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Wanted For Murder: Insect X article by Jack Miller. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Costume of Doom!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; When Vicki arranges a photo shoot of all Batman impersonators, one of them is shot and attempts are made on many others, including Bruce Wayne. 44 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Beware Terror Tales (1952) 5 VG 4.0

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    Bernard Bailey cover. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Black Magic Vol. 1 (1950) 1 CGC 3.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0762564007
    Starts Oct 2

    Cover art by Jack Kirby. Last Second of Life!, art by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby; Matthew Crane discovers the secret of the afterlife from the last words of a dying girl, and it drives him insane. The Woman in the Mirror!, art by Mort Meskin. His Father's Footsteps!, art by Mort Meskin; Gustave tries to prevent his son Karl from joining the tradition of the Werner family, where every man becomes the hangman. Don't Look Now!, art by Bill Draut. The Idol text story. When You Were Alive!, art by Bruno Premiani; Thomas McCarthy picks up Alice Riley, who is stranded along a deserted road; The next day, he finds out that Alice died 5 years prior. My Dolly Is the Devil!, art by Leonard Starr. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 2 VG 4.0

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    Cover by Irv Novick. Draw Bob Hope! ad for Art Instruction Inc. "The Sword of Attila!", script by France Herron, art by Russ Heath; The crafty Cinna sends Marcus on a suicide mission: to seize the sword of Attila the Hun who threatens Rome!; Cinna's niece Lucia dresses as a soldier and joins him; Marcus dodges catapult fireballs but is captured. "The Threat of the Phantom Vikings!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Joe Kubert; Jon, the amnesiac Viking Prince, trains villagers how to fight as an abandoned ship drifts into the bay; Jon investigates and is attacked by a shark!; That night flames light up the village as the phantom ship drifts back; Jon finds the hold is packed with sharks and trap doors. His arch-enemy Thorvald attacks. One-page Laughing Arena story by Irwin Hasen. Short article about Roman siege weapons by Jack Miller, art by Raymond Perry. "Knight for a Day!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Irv Novick; Brian rescues a lady as she falls in the moat of savage fish; Sir Bane departs, but sends a message that Brian must bring the Sun Ruby to a castle across the Forest Perilous; Brian is waylaid by brigands, but the hawk Slasher drives them off and leads Brian to the secret grove where hangs the uniform of the Silent Knight. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 3 VG 4.0

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    Cover by Irv Novick. "The Invisible Wall!", script by France Herron, art by Russ Heath; Golden Gladiator and a group of children protect a defenseless village with just a toy ship and a herd of goats. "The Hammer of Thor!", script by Bill Finger, art by Joe Kubert; When Captain Olaf is taken prisoner by Baron Thorvald, Jon frees him with the help of the hammer of Thor. Caesar's Last Battle article by Jack Miller, art by Raymond Perry. "Challenge of the Black Lance!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Irv Novick; Silent Knight vs. Sir Oswald Bane and Cedric the Black. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Buck Rogers (1940 Famous Funnies) 2 GD- 1.8

    • Tape on interior front cover.
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    Comic strip reprints (scripts by Phil Nowlan, art and cover by Dick Calkins). Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Buck Rogers (1940 Famous Funnies) 5 GD+ 2.5

    • 2" spine split from top of comic. Tape on spine.
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    Dick Calkins art on Buck Rogers, plus "Skyroads" Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Sep 1942 by Fawcett.

    Auction Item: Bulletman (1941) 7 VG- 3.5

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    Stories by Dave Berg and Bill Ward. Cover by Charles Sultan. The Revenge Syndicate; Three of the most vile opponents faced by Bulletman form a team, with each taking the lead in committing large-scale thefts. The Ghost of Hamlet; Bulletman and Bulletgirl battle The Ghost of Hamlet. The Ghost of Titlbat Trimmouse horror suspense story. Dawn Attack text story by Nathaniel Nitkin. The Red Pirate Bulletman and Bulletgirl battle a nasty pirate. Private Ward humor story set at a hangar. The Return of Dr. Riddle; Bulletman and Bulletgirl battle the evil Dr. Riddle. 68 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Tags: 3D
    Published Dec 1953 by Harvey.

    Auction Item: Captain 3-D (1953) 1 VF- 7.5

    • 3-D glasses intact.
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    May or may not contain 3-D glasses. For consignment items, please check individual item notes to see whether the copy offered still has the 3-D glasses intact. "The Man From the World of D," "The Menace of the Living Dolls," and "Iron Hat McGinty and his Destruction Gang." Pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko (tied for third published work with Strange Fantasy 9). Kirby cover pencils, Mort Meskin cover inks. Cover price $0.25.

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    Published 1952 by Ziff Davis.

    Auction Item: Captain Fleet (1952) 1 GD 2.0

    • 3" cumulative spine split.
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    Captain Fleet, Action-Packed Tales of the Sea. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 35 GD 2.0

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    Auction Item: Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 51 VG 4.0

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    Captain Marvel stars in "The Last of the Batsons," "The Boy Crook," and "Captain Marvel Subs for Paul Bunyan." Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Apr 1949 by Fawcett.

    Auction Item: Captain Marvel Jr. (1942) 72 VG/FN 5.0

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    Published 1944 (est.) by Fawcett.

    Auction Item: Captain Marvel's Magic Eyes (1944) 1 FN 6.0

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    7-in x 10-in Envelope Containing Captain Marvel Magic Eyes. "They Follow You Wherever You Go"

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    Auction Item: Cave Girl (1953 ME) 12 VG 4.0

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    Bob Powell cover and interior art on three Cave Girl stories: "The Devil Boat!" --- "Prey of the Hunters" and "The Amazon Assassins!" (sexy silhouette bondage, pg. 6), plus Thunda King of the Congo in "The Gold Maker!" also illustrated by Powell. A-1 No. 96). Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Crusader from Mars (1952) 1 VG- 3.5

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    Auction Item: Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 83 CGC 4.5

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Very minor amount of glue on cover.
    • Label #0042708010
    Starts Oct 2

    Cover art by Jack Burnley. Accidentally on Purpose starring Batman and Robin, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Jack Burnley (signed as Bob Kane), inks by George Roussos. Vanishing Needles starring Slam Bradley, art by Jack Farr. Eighth Column starring The Crimson Avenger, art by John Daly. The Message of the Moccasins starring Spy, art by Chuck Winter. The Case of the Runaway Plane starring Air Wave, script by Joe Samachson, art by George Roussos. The Triumph of Cholly the Chimp starring The Boy Commandos, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. 56 pgs. $0.10. 1st skinny Alfred. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 130 CGC 6.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #0042707006
    Starts Oct 2

    Cover art by Bob Kane and Charles Paris. The Box starring Batman amd Robin, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris. Static Sees Double starring Air Wave, art by Harris Levy (signed as Lee Harris). The Man Who Drowned Nine Times starring Slam Bradley, art by Howard Sherman. Fifty Below Zero starring The Boy Commandos, script by George Kashdan, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Steve Brodie. The Coward text story by Ted Field. 48 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 166 CGC 6.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Minor side edge cracks, cracking to lower left corner, upper left edge and back of slab. (see scans)
    • Label #0042758003
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    Batman and Robin stars in "The Man With a Million Faces!" Impossible But True feature, "The Machine From Which No Man Can Hide!" Robotman stars in "The Robot Robberies!" Pow-Wow Smith stars in "The Indian Who Had To Get Rich!" Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Dick Tracy Meets the Night Crawler HC (1945 Whitman) 1N-1ST GD+ 2.5

    • 2" spine split from top of volume, spine separating along back cover.
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    No Dust Jacket - 1st printing. By Chester Gould. A board member of a local mining enterprise has gone missing and Dick finds himself assisting the local sheriff, while on vacation with Junior and Tess. When the villainous fiend calling himself "The Night Crawler" kidnaps Junior and Tess, Dick Tracy redoubles his efforts, until he, too, it captured! With Tracy missing and the clock ticking, it falls to Pat Patton to solve the case on his own! Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 254 pages, Text, with B&W illustrations.