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Auctions: comic books 1938-1955

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    Auction Item: Al Capp's Dogpatch (1949) 2 VG+ 4.5

    • 1/2" spine split through some interior wraps.
    Starts Feb 20
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    All-Flash (1941) #17 Coverless 0.3
    Tags: Flash
    Published Dec 1944 by DC.

    Auction Item: All-Flash (1941) 17 Coverless 0.3

    Starts Feb 20

    Written by Gardner F. Fox. Art and cover by Martin Naydel. An ugly little ivory idol falls into the hands of "Trigger" Charles Lucas, a gangster, whose wishes come true, but run him afoul of the Fastest Man Alive. An ugly little ivory idol falls into the hands of "Trigger" Charles Lucas, a gangster, whose wishes come true, but run him afoul of the Fastest Man Alive. 52 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Adventures (1950 Ziff Davis) 6 GD+ 2.5

    • Tearing and maverick edges along top of comic (not cut properly during manufacturing).
    Starts Feb 20

    Bernard Krigstein 8-page art, "Space Pirates on Xarpot." Fall 1952. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Astonishing (1951) 4 PR 0.5

    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
    Starts Feb 20

    Cover art by Bill Everett. Screaming Tomb!, script and art by Bill Everett; Marvel Boy's lady friend Starr Ryder and her father set out on an expedition in one of Europe's catacombs; There they meet Madame La Morte, a fiend who Marvel Boy theorizes is the spirit of death herself. The Nightmare, script by Hank Chapman, art by Wayne Boring; Hank Chapman and Stan Lee appear in this story. Walking Ghost, script and art by Bill Everett. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Astonishing (1951) 40 GD 2.0

    • Centerfold detached at one staple, heavy pen markings on back cover.
    Starts Feb 20

    Cover art by Carl Burgos. The Deep Freeze, art by Mac Pakula; When a man discovers that he has a man frozen in the ice cake that he has purchased he goes down to the local warehouse only to confront the manager who reveals himself to be a Neanderthal (when the temperature rises) who is selling people suspended animation. The Merry-Go-Round, art by Art Peddy; A merry-go-round ride provides two young lovers with the financial means they need to become wed. Anything Can Happen!, pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by Ernie Bache; A story somewhat similar to "Those Who Change" in Amazing Adult Fantasy #10, but instead of using the time travel gimmick, this story merely stipulates two professors discussing infinite possible worlds. Xplam for Sale!, art by Mort Lawrence. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42114179
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1941 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 5 PR 0.5

    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story. 1-1/2" spine split from top of comic.
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Bob Kane. "The Riddle of the Missing Card!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); With the help of some new partners in crime, the Joker sets up a gambling ship for the rich and wealthy, hoping to get them drunk so that they can be pumped for information about their valuable jewels. True-isms filler page by Henry Boltinoff. "Book of Enchantment," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman and Robin are sent to Fairyland by an inventor's strange machine that allows people to actually enter into the scenario of a book they are reading in order to try to locate his daughter he had sent there a few days earlier and return her safely. "The Case of the Honest Crook!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman helps out a young convict released from prison who is having trouble getting an honest job to support his new, but sick wife; The Caped Crusaders then vow to help track down the rats who set him up to be arrested. "Crime Does Not Pay," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman finds it very odd that a bank robber he is fighting with comes to the aid of another until he realizes that they are brothers. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42114182
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1941 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 6 PR 0.5

    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story.
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Bob Kane. "Murder On Parole," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Convict Chick Miller has been paroled from prison, but doesn't realize that it was part of an operation to get men out in order to serve a mysterious "boss"; When Miller balks at the option, he is shot, but Batman rescues him. U.S. Quiz activity page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Clock Maker!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); The Batman faces up to a challenge made by a eccentric clock maker, who charges Bruce Wayne and other wealthy businessmen of "killing" time, and who brands them as murderers. "The Secret of the Iron Jungle," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman and Robin must head for the Page Oil Company fields to deal with the attempt by Linda Page's father's partner to push him out of the oil business before an expected oil gusher occurs and drives the price of the company stock up. "The Rustler" text story by Gardner F. Fox, art by Raymond Perry. "Suicide Beat!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); A young policeman takes over Suicide Beat after his father is shot down and killed by local racketeers, and he vows to bring the guilty in for judgment, no matter what. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42114197
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    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1944 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 22 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "The Duped Domestics!", script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson; Alfred is in love, and to impress the fair maid he has designs on, he poses as the Batman, unaware that his "girl" is actually the Catwoman in disguise! "Dick Grayson, Telegraph Boy!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane), inks by Jerry Robinson; A cleaver gangster and his gang use a powerful telescope to look in on various places of interest, like banks and museums, and discover which places they can carry out profitable heists. 1-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "Conversational Clue!", script by Mort Weisinger, art by Jerry Robinson; Overhearing an accidental conversation in the library, Alfred decides to follow it up and it leads him into a life and death situation for him unless he can put the practices into play that he has learned from Batman. 1-page Judge Jollopy story by Jack Farr. Waste Paper Has Become a Weapon of War! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Jerry Robinson. "Deduct a Murder" text story by Walt Cochrane. "The Cavalier Rides Again!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Charles Paris; The Cavalier, still smarting from his previous encounter with the Caped Crusaders, taunts his foes once more as he seeks to add the Meerbrandt model of the Magi Diamond to his "Chamber of Prizes." 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42114209
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1945 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 26 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Jerry Robinson. "Twenty-Ton Robbery!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); The Cavalier returns in disguise to acquire a new mob that he plans to use to rob the city blind, but the theft of a whale undoes his plans. "Recipe for Revenge!", script by Jack Schiff, art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred criticizes Bruce and Dick for not eating healthy meals, because of the crime-fighting activities, so he heads to the market to stock up on "good" food and runs headlong into a case he thinks that only he can solve. "The Year 3000!", script by Joseph Greene, art by Dick Sprang; In the year 3000, a man, who is the direct descendant of Bruce Wayne, and his son, run across a time capsule containing the exploits of Batman and Robin, and don those guises in order to fight and rally support against a warlord named Fura. "Night Rider" text story by Tod Lowry. "Crime Comes to Lost Mesa!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang; Two criminals enlist the aid of an Indian medicine man as a cover to allow them to rob the tribal temple of its riches. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1946 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 32 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Rackety-Rax Racket!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); A series of college fraternity initiation rites are used by the Crime Clown to further enhance his own wealth, using Robin himself to carry them out. "Dick Grayson, Boy Wonder!", script by Bill Finger, art by Dick Sprang; Robins origin retold; villains Boss Zucco and Stick-Up Sidney appear. "Return To the Crime" text story by Mal Parton. "In the Soup!", art by Jerry Robinson; At the request of one of Bruce Wayne's friends, Alfred is loaned out to walk the lady's dog of all things; However, while doing this menial chore, the brave butler stumbles upon a case that will test his detective abilities - a case involving giant turtles. "All For One, One For All!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang; Time-travel story, based on Dumas's characters in "The Three Musketeers." 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42114227
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1946 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 33 GD+ 2.5

    • No top staple (manufacturing). 2-1/2" cumulative spine split, cover detached.
    Starts Feb 20

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Crime on the Wing!", script by Bill Finger, art by Win Mortimer (as Bob Kane); Mobsters decide to use the Penguin as a ruse for Batman and Robin to follow while they commit crimes. "The Looters!", art by Win Mortimer (as Bob Kane); Seeing both of his parents killed in an earthquake on a small Pacific island, Dorry Leaf becomes an expert on these phenomena, and is offered a post at Pacific Coast University to oversee a seismographic observatory that he is determined to make quake-proof!; However, crooks become interested when they discover that the Professor can predict in advance where quakes will occur; Batman and Robin step in. "Double Trouble" text story by Murray Boltinoff (as Blair Bolton). "The Search for Santa Claus!", art by Win Mortimer (as Bob Kane); Jim Jocelyn's thieving cousins have a high time spending the money that their uncle had amassed for charities by using it to build up their own multi-million dollar businesses; They decide that the only way they can safeguard themselves is to murder their uncle. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Battle Attack (1952) 8 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Feb 20

    Cover by Eugene Hughes. "Line Officer", "The Gambler!" text story (1 pg), "The Big Birds", "Buddha Smiled", "Patrol!" text story (1 pg), "Coward". 36 pages, FC. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Battle Attack (1952) 8 VG 4.0

    Starts Feb 27

    Cover by Eugene Hughes. "Line Officer", "The Gambler!" text story (1 pg), "The Big Birds", "Buddha Smiled", "Patrol!" text story (1 pg), "Coward". 36 pages, FC. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Battle Squadron (1955) 5 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Feb 20

    Cover by Eugene Hughes."Corpsman! Oh, Coo-o-rrpsman!", "The U.S. Destroyer: Samarti." text story (2 pgs), "The Roughest and the Toughest!", "A Reminder", "Decision is a Lonely Business!". 36 pgs, FC. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Blondie 100 Selected Top Laughs HC (1944) 1-1ST VF- 7.5

    Starts Feb 20

    1st printing. By Chic Young. Forward by J.V. Connolly. This book collects 100 of the best Blondie strips. Hardcover (with Dust Jacket), 5.75-in. x 7.25-in., 124 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.00.

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    Auction Item: Blondie, Dagwood & Daisy by Chic Young (1953 Harvey) File Copy NN VF- 7.5

    • Unevenly cut (Does not appear to be post-manufacturer trimming).
    Starts Feb 20

    This book is listed in the Price Guide as "Blondie, Dagwood & Daisy #1" – though the covers are simply thick, blank white covers with no numbering or date on the inside. Has one page of Popeye and one page of Felix, with many Blondie & Dagwood pages. 100 pages, full color.

  • Item #41505821
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    Auction Item: Bobby Shelby Comics (1949) 0 FN/VF 7.0

    Starts Feb 20
  • Item #42121127
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    Published Jun 1949 by Lev Gleason.

    Auction Item: Boy Comics (1942) 46 CGC 4.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0261106017
    Starts Feb 20

    Crimebuster (2 stories, one with art by Norman Maurer). Charles Biro cover. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Buck Jones (1934 Whitman BLB) 1461 VG 4.0

    Starts Feb 20

    Buck Jones and the Rock Creek Cattle War (1934 Whitman BLB) #1461

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    Auction Item: Buck Rogers (1945 Fitchett Bros/Southdown) Australia 103 FN- 5.5

    Starts Feb 20

    Periodical Australian comic featuring Buck Rogers. B&W Art by Dick Calkins (1st Buck Rogers Artist), Color Cover by Ed Smith, reprinting popular daily comic strips of the 30's and 40's. 36 Pages B&W Color Cover.

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    Auction Item: Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 21 GD+ 2.5

    Starts Feb 20

    Cover art by Johnny Craig. "Mother's Day," script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Reed Crandall; Brothers Fred and Harold grew up with Harold given the best of everything, and Fred began to hate his brother; One day, Fred discovered that Harold had committed a theft and decided to take the rap for his brother and went to jail. "In the Groove," script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A small-time radio announcer devises a plot to kill his wife, while he was broadcasting at the radio station; But he does not foresee a snag in those plans with the pre-recorded record he made and was playing over the airwaves. "On Schedule!" text story by Albert B. Feldstein. "Understudies!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Gail and Jim are unhappily married to their respective spouses, but, in fact, love one another; They decide on a daring plan to kill their mates and dissolve their bodies in quicklime to leave no trace. "Blood Brothers," script b Bill Gaines (plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (plot, script), art by George Evans; Alex arrives unannounced at the beach house of his brother who invites him to stick around and stay with him; Alex's intent is to kill his brother after putting into place a whole series of alibis. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Danger Trail (1950 National) 2 PR 0.5

    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, cover detached and re-adhered to interior with tape.
    Starts Feb 20

    "Hangman's House." With the help of a deceased war buddy's souvenir, King Faraday breaks into and out of the strange and unusual Hangman's House. Also includes: "Shadows over London"; "Trouble in Trinidad"; and "Toreador from Texas." Pencils and inks by Carmine Infantino and Alex Toth. Cover by Infantino. 52 pages Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 32 GD/VG 3.0

    • Cover detached at single center staple.
    Starts Feb 20

    Daredevil, Dickie Dean the Boy Inventor, Pirate Prince, Eggbert, and Sniffer (art by Carl Hubbell). Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42087491
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    Auction Item: Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 44 CGC 3.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #1343496006
    Starts Feb 20

    2 Daredevil stories; Sniffer back-up. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #41479628
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    Auction Item: Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 128 VG 4.0

    Starts Feb 20
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    Published 1955 by Atlas.

    Auction Item: Della Vision (1955) 2 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Feb 20

    Cover by Al Hartley. Stories by Stan Lee. Art by Al Hartley. 36 pages, FC. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) 15 CBCS 5.0 Restored

    • Slight amateur restoration
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Amateur Restoration Includes: Staples replaced. Top edge trimmed.
    • Label #080E2F-002
    Starts Feb 20

    The Doll Man stars in "The Boy Who Knew All the Answers," "The Man in the Iron Mask," and "The Undertaker!" Torchy untitled back-up story (art by Bill Ward). Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Elsie's Fun Book (1950) 0 GD+ 2.5

    Starts Feb 20

    Borden Milk Giveaway. 20-page activity book. Cutouts, toys, and games.

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    Auction Item: Exciting Comics (1940) 44 CGC 7.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1335092014
    Starts Apr 3

    The Black Terror, Kara the Jungle Princess, the American Eagle, and the Scarab Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42088742
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    Published Jun 1947 by Quality.

    Auction Item: Feature Comics (1939) 111 CBCS 5.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Label #080E2F-004
    Starts Feb 20
  • Item #42114248
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    Auction Item: Four Color (1942 Series 2) 79 GD 2.0

    Starts Feb 20

    Indicia title is "WALT DISNEY'S MICKEY MOUSE, No. 79." The Riddle of the Red Hat, script by Eleanor Packer, art by Carl Barks; Mickey laughs at Minnie's new hat, then mistakes a girl in a similar hat for Minnie; The girl mistakes Mickey for someone else and gives him a "diamond ring" that actually contains a large ruby. Pluto the Hero, art by Vivie Risto. Goofy's Orphans, art possibly by Don Gunn. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Four Color (1942 Series 2) 178 PR 0.5

    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
    Starts Feb 20

    Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK, No. 178. Cover art by Dan Gormley. Christmas on Bear Mountain, script and art by Carl Barks; Donald's stingy old Uncle Scrooge McDuck lets the ducks use his mountain cabin for the Christmas holidays, planning to test Donald's bravery by coming to the cabin disguised as a bear; However, two real bears--a mother and her cub--turn up at the cabin soon after the ducks' arrival. Santa Claus Land, art by Don Gunn; Mickey and Goofy are working at Santa's Workshop at the North Pole; Doc and Grumpy of the Seven Dwarfs and Dumbo are also working there; Goofy is made custodian of Santa's reindeer, where he discovers that Prancer has been stolen by Willie the Giant. Two one-page Barks strips. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Four Color (1942 Series 2) 238 FR 1.0

    • Staples added (not manufacturing).
    Starts Feb 20

    Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK in VOODOO HOODOO, No. 238." Cover art by Carl Barks. Voodoo Hoodoo, script and art by Carl Barks; A zombie gives Donald a poisoned doll that was intended for Uncle Scrooge, who looked like Donald when the doll was given to the Zombie some seventy years before; Donald--followed by the nephews and "Bombie the Zombie"--goes to Africa to persuade the witch doctor Foola Zoola to give him the antidote for the poison, which is supposed to shrink its victims to the size of a rat. 3 one-page Barks strips. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Four Color (1942 Series 2) 275 FR 1.0

    • Cover detached.
    Starts Feb 20

    Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK in ANCIENT PERSIA, No. 275." Cover art by Carl Barks. Donald Duck in Ancient Persia, script and art by Carl Barks; The ducks are kidnapped by a mysterious scientist and flown to Persia, where they dig into an ancient city, Itsa Faka. Jet-Job Joes, art by Paul Murry; The nephews want to enter their racer in a race, but Donald doesn't want them to go very fast. Rules 'n' Regulations, art by Paul Murry; Tired of the nephews messing up the house, Donald makes a set of rules that they have to follow; To escape the regulations, the nephews build a houseboat. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Four Color (1942 Series 2) 282 GD 2.0

    Starts Feb 20

    Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK and the PIXILATED PARROT, No. 282." Cover art by Carl Barks. Donald Duck and "The Pixilated Parrot, script and art by Carl Barks; Donald gives Uncle Scrooge a parrot that only counts, instead of talking, and Scrooge has the parrot memorize the combination to his safe; which Scrooge has been forgetting. Pig in a Poke, pencils by Riley Thompson; Huey, Dewey, and Louis go to a farm to get an animal to show at the county fair. Fresh Milk and Eggs, art by Paul Murry; Donald is a milkman whose customers complain about not receiving fresh milk and eggs. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Four Color (1942 Series 2) 283 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Feb 20

    Indicia title is "Zane Grey's KING of the ROYAL MOUNTED, No. 283." Cover art by Jim Gary. Nitro the Bank Robber/The Found Money, script and art by Jim Gary; King flies to Plain City, where "Nitro" has sent "invitations" to the police and others to attend the robbery of the First National Bank; The robber shows up right on time and threatens to detonate a container of nitroglycerin if he isn't given $50,000; He takes King as hostage to gain passage to the mountains, where he leaves King without his gun or boots; After he makes his way back to town, King is again confronted by Nitro, who plans to repeat the robbery in 24 hours; King and his companion, a girl named Aurora, find out Nitro's real identity, but Nitro forces the pair into King's single engine police plane and orders King to fly him to the coast. King overcomes Nitro, but on the way back Nitro dumps the stolen money out of the plane. Reprinted from King of the Royal Mounted (King Features Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1942. Facts about the Mounties on inside front cover. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Four Color (1942 Series 2) 408 VG- 3.5

    Starts Feb 20

    Cover art by Carl Barks. The Golden Helmet, script by Carl Barks; The ducks and a museum curator race Azure Blue, a descendant of the Vikings, to the coast of Labrador to find a golden helmet left by a Viking explorer; once the helmet is saved from Blue, the curator and Donald have visions of ruling the continent. Rigged-Up Lawn Roller; Donald is angry because the nephews have lent his lawn roller. Awash in Success; The nephews sell towels to the victims of an over-active park fountain. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Frankenstein Comics (1945) 22 VG- 3.5

    Starts Apr 3
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    Published 1949 by United.

    Auction Item: Fritzi Ritz (1948) 6 CGC 7.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0301767007
    Starts Feb 20
  • Item #37602008
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    Published Jun 1941 by Dell.

    Auction Item: Funnies, The (1936 Dell) 56 FR/GD 1.5

    Starts Feb 20
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    Auction Item: Gandy Goose Comics (c. 1954) Australian 2 GD 2.0

    Starts Feb 20

    Australian Edition. Reprints material from the Gandy Goose American comic book series. 7 1/2-in. x 10-in., all newsprint, glue bound spine, 24 pages-no ads, BW.

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    Auction Item: Gullivers Travels (1939 Saalfield BLB) 1172H VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Feb 20

    Gullivers Travels (1939 Saalfield BLB) #1172, adapted from Paramount Pictures Cartoons, Hardcover, RARE.

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    Auction Item: Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 22 GD/VG 3.0

    • Conserved
    • CONSERVATION: Staples replaced. New staples reinforced with tape at cover and centerfold.
    Starts Feb 20

    Cover art by Graham Ingels. Wish You Were Here--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A couple in financial difficulty recall a time when they picked up a jade statue in Hong Kong; The wife reads the text at the base of the statue that says it grants three wishes and she wishes for money. Chess-Mate--The Vault of Horror!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by George Evans; A marvel chess player in a small town shoots himself when they hold a parade and he is expected to remove his top hat to salute the flag. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs--The Old Witch's Grim Fairy Tale!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen. Model Nephew--The Crypt of Terror, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published 1955 by Prize.

    Auction Item: Headline Comics (1943) 73 VG+ 4.5

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    Marvin Stein cover. "Prison Riot", "Brown Border" text story (1 pg), "Circumstantial Evidence!", "Final Winner!", "Closeups" text story (1 pg), "Big Man". 36 pages, FC. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published 1955 by Prize.

    Auction Item: Headline Comics (1943) 73 VG- 3.5

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    Marvin Stein cover. "Prison Riot", "Brown Border" text story (1 pg), "Circumstantial Evidence!", "Final Winner!", "Closeups" text story (1 pg), "Big Man". 36 pages, FC. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Sep 1950 by Fawcett.

    Auction Item: Joe Louis (1950) 1 FR/GD 1.5

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    Auction Item: Joe Palooka in It's All in the Family (1945) 0 VF- 7.5

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    Published Jan 1955 by Dell/Gold Key.

    Auction Item: Lassie (1950) 20 CGC 3.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0296356006
    Starts Feb 20

    Painted cover art by Morris Gollub. Facts about the Spectacled Bear, the Coati, the Kinkajou, and the Patagonian Cavy. The Fiery Mountain, pencils by Matt Baker, inks by Ray Osrin; After their adventures in Peru (in issue #19), Lassie and her friends fly towards Quito in a chartered plane on their way to the USA; The plane is wrecked by debris from a volcanic eruption. The Concrete Jungle, pencils by Matt Baker, inks by Ray Osrin; Arrived at New York, Gerry and Rocky leave Timbu and Lassie at the hotel for a while; Timbu takes Lassie for a trip of city exploration. Down to the Sea, pencils by Matt Baker, inks by Ray Osrin; Lassie and her friends go to Maine to visit Rocky's publisher, Mr. Carver, and his son Ricky; Ricky takes Timbu and Lassie on a sailing trip to catch giant tuna. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Learn How Dagwood Splits the Atom (1949) 0 FN+ 6.5

    Starts Feb 20

    Learn How Dagwood Splits the Atom (1949) is a giveaway science comic featuring King Features characters Popeye, Olive Oyl, Henry, Mandrake, Little King, and the Katzenjammer Kids. Half comic, half text.

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    Auction Item: Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 37 GD+ 2.5

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