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  • Item #42859595
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    Published Aug 1940 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 27 CGC 8.0 Restored

    • Restored: A4
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, reinforced.
    • Label #1465464004
    Starts Apr 3

    Pep Moran story by Gene Baxter --- The Black Pirate by Sheldon Moldoff --- Untitled Three Aces story A Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster Superman adventure leads off this issue, followed by: Tex Thompson in "The Return of the Gorrah!" --- An untitled Clip Carson adventure --- Zatara, the Master Magician in "The Vanished Explorer!" Full page ad for Superman #6. Full page ad for Supermen of America club. Inside front cover ad for All Star Comics #1 plus ads for Batman #1, Superman #5 and Detectrive #41. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43039949
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    Published Jun 1941 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 37 PGX 2.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Centerfold married, tape on cover, 2 folios loose. Inner well mis-cut, slightly sticking out left edge of case.
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover art by Fred Ray. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy (signed as Joe Shuster). Pep Morgan story, art by George Papp. The Lost City of Atlantis starring Three Aces, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Mr. America story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. Congo Bill story, art by Fred Ray. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43039958
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    Published Sep 1942 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 52 PGX 7.0 Restored

    • Moderate professional restoration
    • Paper: Tan to cream
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Restoration includes: Piece added, tear seals, minor color touch.
    Starts Apr 3

    Classic Superman & back-ups cover art by Fred Ray. The Emperor of America starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel (signed), pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by John Sikela (signed as Joe Shuster). Sing a Song of Six Guns starring Vigilante (origin retold), pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton). The Battle of a Thousand Years starring Three Aces, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Case of the Stolen Spectacles starring Ameri-commandos (formerly Fat Man & Mr. America), script by Joseph Greene, art by Bernard Baily. The One Man Army starring Congo Bill, art by Fred Ray. Crime on Ice starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 93 CGC 5.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465420004
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Sleep For Sale starring The Sandman, script by Joe Samachson, art by Pen Shumaker; Mr. Kendall goes to the Sleepatorium, a special dormitory that puts people to sleep when nothing else works. What he doesn't know, and that the Sandman discovers, is that a fellow patient, a criminal known as Wide-Awake Willie, also uses the facility as a blind to get sleep. Roguery in Nine Reels starring The Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Gifts from the Stars starring Starman, script by Joe Samachson, art by Emil Gershwin. Genius Jones Broadcasting, script by Whitney Ellsworth, art by Stan Kaye. The Peerless Puppets starring Mike Gibbs, Guerilla, script by Joe Samachson, art by Edmond Good. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 125 PGX 5.0

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover art by Stan Kaye. The Weight Before Christmas, script by Don Cameron, art by Al Wenzel; Regan used to be the Santa for Lacy's but he's lost to much weight, so Superboy has to get him to up to snuff in a week; Or a crooked Santa will take his place and set the store up for robbery. The Case of the Good Luck Crooks starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. D-Day in Davy Jones' Locker starring Aquaman, art by John Daly. The Man Who Refused to Die starring Shining Knight, script by Don Cameron, art by Chuck Winter. The Roamin' Roman starring Johnny Quick, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. Full-page ad for Western Comics # 1. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 179 FR/GD 1.5

    • 5" cumulative spine split.
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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The World's Whackiest Inventions! starring Superboy, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Raft of Doom! starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. The Modern Paul Bunyan!, pencils by Paul Norris, inks by Sy Barry; Johnny Quick and Tubby visit a Paul Bunyan festival; When crooks rob the gate Johnny uses stunts similar to what Paul Bunyan would have done to capture them. Green Arrow's New Partner!, art by George Papp. Casey the Cop humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. 44 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 213 VG 4.0

    • Restored (see item notes)
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    Cover art by John Sikela. The Junior Jury of Smallville starring Superboy, art by John Sikela; Student Wayne Wright tries to prove he is innocent of stealing a valuable rock from the geology classroom. The Airborne Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Court-Martial of Moby Dick II starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 218 VG 4.0

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Two Worlds of Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; part two of story in which Superboy leaves Earth with a couple that claims to be his real parents. Aquaman, Outlaw of the Sea, art by Ramona Fradon. Playful Pop humor page by Phil Berube. A two-page history of the Olympic Games. The Archer Who Lost His Aim starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42755966
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    Published Nov 1953 by Harvey.

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

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    Does not contain 3-D glasses. Odell's Adventures in 3-D. Howard Nostrand cover and art. Bob Powell art. Cover price $0.25.

  • Item #42755969
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    Published Nov 1953 by Harvey.

    Auction Item: Adventures in 3-D (1953) 1 FN 6.0

    Starts Mar 27

    Does not contain 3-D glasses. Odell's Adventures in 3-D. Howard Nostrand cover and art. Bob Powell art. Cover price $0.25.

  • Item #43039976
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    Auction Item: All American Comics (1939) 70 PGX 5.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Small piece of tape on bottom of spine.
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover art by Paul Reinman. Love at First Blight, script by Alfred Bester, art by Paul Reinman; A leprechaun named Owen Cooley accidently is brought to America and falls into the hands of a criminal gang; To make matters worse, Cooley discovers that Alan Scott is the Green Lantern, and believes that Doiby is his uncle! The Education of Stacy Hogan starring The Atom, script by Joseph Greene, art by Joe Gallagher. Maximillian's Magic starring Sargon the Sorcerer, script by John B. Wentworth, art by Joe Kubert. Poor Pablo starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by Joe Greene, art by Stan Aschmeier. The War Is Over 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.

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    Auction Item: All Star Comics (1940-1978) 11 GD- 1.8

    • Cover and centerfold detached. 2" cumulative spine split.
    Starts Apr 3

    "The Justice Society of America Joins the War on Japan!" Plot by Gardner Fox and Sheldon Mayer, script by Fox. Art by Jack Burnley plus individual chapters featuring Hawkman (art by Sheldon Moldoff), Wonder Woman (art by Harry G. Peter), the Sandman (art by Cliff Young), the Atom (art by Ben Flinton), Doctor Fate (art by Howard Sherman), Dr. Mid-nite (art by Stan Aschmeier), Starman (art by Burnley), and Johnny Thunder (art by Aschmeier). Two-page Hop Harrigan text story, "Outlaw Plane." Moldoff cover (assisted by others?). Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: All Star Comics (1940-1978) 54 VG- 3.5

    • Staples added (not manufacturing). Tape on interior front cover. Spine roll.
    Starts Apr 3

    The Justice Society of America star in "Circus of a Thousand Thrills." Script by John Broome, pencils by Frank Giacoia (chapter 1) and Arthur Peddy (chapters 2-4), inks by Giacoia (chapter 1) and Bernard Sachs (chapters 2-4). Back-up Johnny Peril's Surprise Story, "The Dark Horseman!" Two-page article, "The Right of Way." Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Job Counselor." Peddy/Sachs cover. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica Annual (1953) 1 VG+ 4.5

    • 1-1/2" cumulative chew along spine.
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    100 page giant. Cover by George Frese. "Uncover Girl," script by Frank Doyle, art by George Frese; Veronica refuses to give Betty a picture of herself for the yearbook, since all the pictures have her wearing out-of-date fashions. "Twin Killing," art by Samm Schwartz; As a welcoming gesture to two new girls who just transferred to Riverdale High, Veronica and Betty agree to set them up with one time only dates with Archie and Reggie. "Wrong Track," pencils by George Frese; Dateless, Betty agrees to babysit for her Aunt Lucy. "Dyeing For A Date," script and art by Joe Edwards; Betty helps Reggie play a prank on Veronica so she won't go to the dance with Archie. "Shop, Look And Listen," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Mr. Weatherbee assigns Archie and Reggie to rehabilitate his desk. "Gals Are Too Clever" text story. "For Better Or Verse," script and art by Joe Edwards; Archie pays Jughead to write a love poem, and then gives it to Veronica claiming he wrote it. "Big Fad Mamas," art by Samm Schwartz; In order to embarrass the girls out of the fad fashions they've taken to wearing, Archie and Reggie dress up in clothing from the Gay '90s. "Ugly Rumor," pencils by George Frese; Reggie tells Veronica he saw Archie escorting another woman. "With Mallet Toward None," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica insists on teaching Archie and Reggie croquet, but the collateral damage is too much for Mr. Lodge. 100 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

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    Auction Item: Astonishing (1951) 40 GD 2.0

    • Centerfold detached at one staple, heavy pen markings on back cover.
    Starts Mar 27

    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.
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    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 #42711227
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1943 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 18 CGC 6.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465454006
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover pencils by Ed Kressey, Dick Sprang, and Stan Kaye, inks by Dick Sprang and Stan Kaye. "The Secret of Hunter's Inn!", script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane), inks by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane); Batman and Robin, in their everyday identities as Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson (accompanied by Alfred), are investigating Hunter's Inn, the scene of many robberies of wealthy patrons and run into the Tweed Brothers. One-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "Robin Studies His Lessons!", script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson; When Dick brings home a miserable report card, Bruce relegates the youngster to studying at home instead of gallivanting about as Robin, the Boy Wonder! One-page Chief Hot Foot story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Good Samaritan Cops," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane), inks by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane) and Ray Burnley (backgrounds); In the first story of a series, Batman and Robin meet and work with different agencies within the realm of the Police Department: in this story, it's the Police Emergency Squad. "Boarders Away!" text story by Tod Lowry. "The Crime Surgeon!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson; The Crime Surgeon, after successfully operating on and saving the life of the Warden at the prison he is incarcerated in, makes good his escape and re-opens his Crime Clinic: an agency that helps crooks to better carry out their crimes! 60 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 #43040045
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1945 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 26 PGX 6.5

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    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.

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

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 26 FN- 5.5

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    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.

  • Item #42114224
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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.

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    Auction Item: Blondie 100 Selected Top Laughs HC (1944) 1-1ST VF 8.0

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    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 100 Selected Top Laughs HC (1944) 1-1ST FN/VF 7.0

    Starts Mar 27

    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 FN 6.0

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    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.

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    Auction Item: Blondie, Dagwood & Daisy by Chic Young (1953 Harvey) File Copy NN FN 6.0

    Starts Mar 27

    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.

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    Auction Item: Bobby Shelby Comics (1949) 0 VF- 7.5

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

    Starts Mar 27
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    Auction Item: Buffalo Bill (1950 Youthful) 2 FN- 5.5

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    Buffalo Bill stars in "The Kansas Pacific" (art by Gus Schrotter) and "Buffalo Bill's Vengeance" (art by Walter Johnson). Wild Bill Hickok stars in "Wild Bill Hickok Tames Lawless Junction" (art by Robert Q. Sale); Annie Oakley stars in an untitled story. Johnson cover. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Captain America Comics (1941 Golden Age) 3 CGC 20th Page Only

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • 20TH PAGE ONLY
    • Label #0273342024
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    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. "The Return of the Red Skull," script and pencils by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, inks by Simon, Kirby, Al Avison, and Al Gabriele; The Red Skull returns from the dead to wreak horrible vengeance on unsuspecting victims, including a phony Cap and Bucky, the brainchildren of a group of thugs. Sentinels of Liberty ad. "The Hunchback of Hollywood and the Movie Murder," script by Simon and Kirby, pencils by Kirby, inks by Bernie Klein and George Roussos; Death and terror lurk behind the scenes of a Hollywood movie set as Cap and Bucky hunt a hunchback madman, whose bloody hand seeks to stop the grinding cameras from filming the truth for a liberty loving public."Captain America Foils the Traitor's Revenge" text story by Stan Lee, art by Kirby. "The Queer Case of the Murdering Butterfly and the Ancient Mummies," script by Simon and Kirby, pencils by Kirby, inks by Reed Crandall; Laughing at law and order, the Butterfly loots a museum of its priceless treasures until Captain America and Bucky steps in to clip his wings. Human Torch ad. Untitled Tuk the Cave-boy story, script by Simon and Kirby, art by Mac Raboy; Tuk and Tanir help Princess Eve regain her rightful throne in Atlantis. Untitled Hurricane story, script by Simon and Kirby; The use of "infernal death boxes" in causing subway wrecks draws the attention of Hurricane. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Captain Marvel Jr. Mighty Midget (1942 Miniature) 11A CGC 8.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0102042001
    Starts Apr 3

    Does not have color ad on back cover. Full color cover and Mac Raboy artwork. Stories include "Captain Marvel Jr. and the Iron Heels of the Huns" and "The Return of Mr. Macabre," plus a back-up story, "Sir Butch." Newsprint cover and interior, 5" X 4", 34 pages in black, white, and red. Listed as Mighty Midget Comics in Overstreet.

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    Auction Item: Classics Illustrated 008 Arabian Nights 1 CGC 7.5

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0016360002
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    Arabian Nights, 1st Printing, Classics Comics. (NO HRN, 2/43). Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Classics Illustrated 020 The Corsican Brothers (1944) 1A GD+ 2.5

    • Centerfold detached at single center staple.
    Starts Apr 3

    The Corsican Brothers, 1st Printing, Classics Comics, Gilberton edition. (HRN 20). Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Classics Illustrated 023 Oliver Twist 1 VG 4.0

    • 1-1/2" tear from bottom of spine.
    Starts Apr 3

    Oliver Twist, 1st Printing, Classics Comics, Printers Union logo on front cover. (HRN 23, 7/45). Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Classics Illustrated 030 The Moonstone (1946) 1 VG/FN 5.0

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    The Moonstone, 1st Printing. Rico cover and art, Classics Comics. (HRN 30, 9/46). Moonstone by William Wilkie Collins (1 page bio after story). Adaptation by Dan Levin, cover and interior story penciled by Don Rico, back cover ad for Classic Comics Gift Boxes. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Classics Illustrated 033 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1947 1 GD 2.0

    • Cover detached at single center staple, heavy cover oxidation, 2" cumulative spine split.
    Starts Apr 3

    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1st Printing, Classics Comics. Kiefer cover, contains Hound of the Baskervilles & A Study in Scarlet, 68 pgs. (HRN 33, 1/47). Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Classics Illustrated 033 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1947 4B FN 6.0

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    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 4th Printing, Line Drawing Cover. 4B has Kiefer's name omitted from cover. (HRN 89). Cover price $0.15.

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    Auction Item: Classics Illustrated 049 Alice in Wonderland (1948) 1 FN- 5.5

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    Alice in Wonderland, 1st Printing, Line Drawing Cover. (HRN 14, 7/48). Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Jan 1954 by DC.

    Auction Item: Comic Cavalcade (1942) 60 VG 4.0

    • Cover coming loose at staples.
    Starts Mar 27
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    Auction Item: Exciting Comics (1940) 44 CGC 7.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1335092014
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    The Black Terror, Kara the Jungle Princess, the American Eagle, and the Scarab Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Exciting Comics (1940) 55 VG 4.0

    • Double Cover.
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    Auction Item: Famous Funnies (1934) 150 CGC 9.6

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0028201008
    Starts Apr 3

    Buck Rogers, Invisible Scarlet O'Neil, Chief Wahoo and Steve Roper, Napoleon, Dickie Dare, Scorchy Smith, and Oaky Doaks. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Fast Fiction (1949) 2 FN 6.0

    Starts Mar 27

    Captain Blood. NOTE: The first five issues of Fast Fiction were reprinted under the title Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated. Except for the title change on the cover, the editions are identical. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Fast Fiction (1949) 3 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 3

    She by H. Ryder Haggard. NOTE: The first five issues of Fast Fiction were reprinted under the title Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated. Except for the title change on the cover, the editions are identical. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Fast Fiction (1949) 5 FN 6.0

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    Beau Geste. NOTE: The first five issues of Fast Fiction were reprinted under the title Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated. Except for the title change on the cover, the editions are identical. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Fight Comics (1940) 50 FN- 5.5

    • Oxidation shadows.
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    Auction Item: Fight Comics (1940) 54 VG 4.0

    • Conserved
    • CONSERVATION. Tear seals.
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    Tiger Girl (art by Matt Baker), Risks Unlimited starring Rip Carson, Kayo Kirby (art by Baker), Hooks Devlin, Captain Fight, and Senorita Rio. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Firehair Comics (1948) 2 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 3

    Four untitled Firehair stories. Series continues as Pioneer West Romances (issues 3-6). Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Firehair Comics (1948) 8 FN- 5.5

    • Cover oxidation.
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    Three untitled Firehair stories. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published 1942 by Dell.

    Auction Item: Four Color (1942 Series 2) 12 GD+ 2.5

    • 1" spine split from base of comic.
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    Indicia title is "WALT DISNEY'S BAMBI, No. 12." Cover art by Ken Hultgren. Illustration of Friend Owl, with head shots of the other characters in each corner by Hultgren. Bambi, script by Felix Salten (original story) and Chase Craig (adaptation), art by Ken Hultgren; The adventures of Bambi and his friends as he grows from a new-born fawn into his birthright as Prince of the Forest. Inside back cover Bambi in the forest art by Hultgren. Back cover Thumper art by Hultgren. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.