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« on: May 02, 2018, 07:50:31 PM »
Here's a selection of pictures with 'wow' factors that have been shared over the years. I suspect you might have seen most of them already if you've been interested in comics or comic blogs for any real time. But they are still very cool and well worth sharing.
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Dad Bailey's newsstand
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#1 - Dad Bailey newsstand 1 - 1939
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found on David "Bodie" Bailey's blog.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/bodie-bailey/1482223605/
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This was Charles Bailey's second business. He worked for years in the luggage business. A fire took his business and it was then that he found out someone forgot to pay the insurance. Old enough to retire, but without much money he opened up this newsstand. It thrived and got bigger and he worked there for many years, he lived till he was ninety. It was possibly located on or near Florence in South Los Angeles close to USC.
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COMICS- Window, top to bottom (l-r)
Top Row:
Unknown,
Detective Comics (DC) #32 (Oct 1939)
Unknown
Mutt & Jeff (DC) #[2] (Summer 1940)
King Comics (David McKay) #40 (August 1939)
guess.

Second row:
Keen Komics (Centaur) v2 #3 (November 1939)
All-American (DC) #8 (November 1939)
More Fun (DC) #48 (October 1939)
Movie Comics (DC) #6 (Sept/Oct 1939)

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And you too can OWN a 3D copy of the Bailey newsstand as found on this website if you can believe it: https://www.daz3d.com/newsstand

#2 - Dad Bailey newsstand 2 - 1941
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COMICS: Hanging on line (l-r):
Hit (Quality) #11 (May 1941)
Big 3 (Fox) #2 (Winter 1941)
Champ Comics (Harvey) #13 (May 1941)
All-American Comics (DC) #25 (April 1941)
World's Best Comics (DC) #1 (Spring 1941)
Superman (DC) #10 (May-June 1941)
Action (DC) #35 (April 1941)
All-Star Comics (DC) #4 (March-April 1941)
Master Comics (Fawcett) #13 (April 1941)
Blue Beetle (Fox) #6 (March-April 1941)


On wall behind the gumball machine top to bottom:
Action 4 ?
Champ #13 ?
Green Hornet (Temerson) #3 (April 1941)
Bat-Man #4?


Look carefully and you'll see a Detective Fiction Weekly pulp from March 15, 1941, on display among the magazines at the bottom of this newsstand in Los Angeles. Liberty Magazine from March 1941 and the Movie Story from April 1941.


#3 - Dad Bailey


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#4 - 1936.11.23-LIFE
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NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 1936: Woman looking at a newsstand copy of LIFE magazine.
(Photo by Time Inc. Picture Collection/Time Inc. Picture Collection/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)

Editorial #: 51801103
Collection: The LIFE Picture Collection
Date created: November 23, 1936
https://www.gettyimages.ca/license/51801103
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The woman is reaching for the FIRST issue of LIFE MAGAZINE (dated 11/23/36, price 10 cents) which was reintroduced as a weekly photojournalism magazine.

Notice in the row above the Life Magazine are a series of comic books. This photo captures an pre-superhero time when several titles were just starting and a few that were in transition. I was able to identify almost all of the comics starting with the Mickey Mouse magazine located above the woman's hand. The books are (left to right):

Mickey Mouse (Disney) v2 #3(15),
More Fun (DC) v2 #4 (16),
Funny Picture Stories (Comics Magazine Comp.) #v1#2,
Tip-Top (United) #8,
Funny Pages (Comics Magazine Comp.) v1 #6 (November 1936),
King Comics (David McKay) #9,
New Comics (DC) #11,
The Funnies (Comics Magazine Comp.) #3,
Popular Comics (Dell) #11,
Detective Picture Stories (Comics Magazine Comp.) #1,
Famous Funnies (Eastern) #29.


All of the books have a publication date of December 1936 except for Funny Pages which was November.


#5 - 1936.11.23-LIFE from the Bleeding Cool blog
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a breakdown with colour covers of the comics in this picture.


#6 - 1939.11-coloured
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Original source and recolouring unknown.

COMICS:
Action Comics (DC) #21 (Feb 1940)
Funny Pages (Comics Magazine Comp.) v4 #1 (Jan 1940)
Silver Streak (Lev Gleason) #2 (Jan 1940)
Ace Comics (David McKay) #35 (Feb 1940)
Jumbo Comics (FH) #12 (Feb 1940)
Flash Comics (DC) #2 (Feb 1940)
Zip Comics (MLJ) #1 (Feb 1940)
Speed Comics (Harvey) #2 (Nov 1939)
Mystery Men Comics (Fox) #7 (Feb 1940)



#7 - 1940-Summer comics on steps
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It's been suggested this came from an old yearbook.

COMICS Front First Row:
Whiz (Fawcett) #4 (May'40),
Ella Cinders Single Series (United) #3 (?),
Superman (DC) #3 (Winter'39),
Blue Beetle (Fox) #2 (May-Jun'40),
Adventure (DC) #49 (Apr'40))


Second Row up:
Super Comics (Western) #20 (Jan'40),
Adventure (DC) #40 (Jul'39),
unidentified,
Wonderworld (Fox) #9 (Jan'40),
Marvel Comics (Marvel) #1 (Nov'39)


Third row up:
Tip Top (United) 47 (Mar'40),
Science Comics (Fox) #3 (Apr'40),
unidentified,
Marvel Mystery (Marvel) #4 (Feb'40),
Science Comics (Fox) #1 (Feb'40)



#8 - 1947.01.01-Charles Teenie Harris
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Girl reading 'Mickey Mouse and the Submarine Pirates' comic book with small dog lying across her lap, in George Harris' Confectionery store, 2121 Wylie Avenue, Hill District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1947.

Photo by Charles 'Teenie' Harris Archive/Carnegie Museum of Art / Contributor/Getty Images

https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/girl-reading-mickey-mouse-and-the-submarine-pirates-comic-news-photo/174461551
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COMICS First row: tops cut off.

Second row:
Far right, unknown.
2nd from right: True Sport Picture Stories (S&S) v3#12 (March 1947)
4th from left: Raggedy Ann and Andy (Dell) #10 (April 1947)
5th from left: unknown
6th from left: Patsy Walker (Marvel) #10 (April 1947)
7th from left: Rusty Comics (Marvel) #12 (April 1947)

Bottom row:
Far right: Zoot (Fox) #6 (March-April 1947)
2nd from right: Wonder Comics (Pines-) #11 (Apr1947)

1947 - she's reading Four Color #116 - Mickey Mouse and the House of Many Mysteries (August 1946)
From Tommy Burns

Row behind her head:
Raggedy Ann and Andy (Dell) #10 (March 1947)
Real Life Comics (Nedor) #38 (March 1947)
Patsy Walker (Marvel) #10 (April 1947)
Sparky Watts (Columbia) #5 (1947)
Picture Stories From American History (EC)
Sensation Comics (DC) #64 (April 1947)
Star-Spangled (DC) #67 (April 1947)
True Sport Picture Stories (S&S) v3#12 (March 1947)
Shadow Comics (S&S) v6#12 [72] (March 1947)


Row behind girl:
Superman (DC) #45 (March-April 1947)
True Comics (Parents') #58 (March 1947 )
Terry and the Pirates (unknown)
Wonder Comics (Pines) #11 (April 1947)
Zoot Comics (Fox) #6 (March-April 19470)
last funny animal issue.


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#9 - 1945.05-LIFE-ComicBookstand-Philippines 1
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A Turkish kid renting comics to support his family in the phillipines, May 1945.
(Carl Mydan, Life Magazine)

COMICS Front row Left to right:
Sensation (DC) #35 (Nov'44),
Unknown More Fun,
Blue Bolt (Novelty) v5 #3 [51]


Second row:
Unknown,
Possibly coverless True Comics #39 -Merrill's Marauders

Top row:
Unknown Thrilling


#10 - 1945.05-LIFE-ComicBookstand-Philippines 2
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"Boy renting out comic books to local children to support his family. Philippines. May 1945"
(Carl Mydan, Life Magazine)

The boy in front is reading Black Terror #6 (May'44).


#11 - 1948.06-comics in colour
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Image for a 1959 calendar.

Original shared on this very interesting blog:
https://legionofandy.com/2015/12/08/another-old-photo-of-cute-kids-reading-comics-a-long-time-ago/

COMICS All from 1948: Giggle Comics #54 (June)
Calling All Kids #19 (June)
Ace Comics #135 (June)
Frisky Fables #3 (June)
All Star Comics #41 (June/July)
Joe Palooka #21 (June)
Jumbo Comics (June)
Feature Comics #123 (June)
behind the head of the boy on the left is Captain Marvel #86 (July)
Popeye #2 (May-July)
Patsy Walker #17 (July)
Li'l Abner #64 (June)
Daredevil #49 (July)
behind the girl is Tip Top Comics #143 (June)
Winnie Winkle #2 (June-August)
Smitty #2 (May-July)
Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #91 (Vol.8, No.7; April)
Red Ryder #58 (May)
Action Comics #120 (May)
Prize Comics Western #69 (May/June; formerly Prize Comics until #68)
Jingle Jangle Comics (June).
The boy on the left is reading Super Duck, probably #20 (June)
.


#12 - Here is the 1959 calendar.
measures 19.0 x 25.4 cm. The reverse is blank.
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Photo shared by Henry McCoy.


#13 - 1949.02.17-The Blue Front Cigar Store, Ann Arbor Michigan.
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Original caption for photo taken at the store on 2/17/49:

For a five-year-old, choosing one comic book from a whole stand of them is like trying to select the biggest, reddest apple from a bushel basket.

Russell Whitehead, kindergarten pupil at Perry School, decided on "The Three Little Pigs," but not until he had given a dozen other offerings the twice-over.

His mother, Mrs. Barry Whitehead of 711 Arch St., figured it wouldn't be long until Russell huffed and puffed and blew his way through "Pigs."

Then they'll probably be back at the magazine stand.
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Almost all genres of comics can seen on the racks here and the only genres that are not seen are crime and horror.

Note the sci-fi pulps on the top shelf.

More on the store can be read here:
https://aadl.org/taxonomy/term/42032

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COMICS:
The boy is holding Four Color # 218-Three Little Pigs.
On lower right, there's also Four Color # 217 - Bugs Bunny.
Starlet O'Hara, Mopsy, Bruce Gentry.

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Far left top to bottom:
Venus (Marvel) #4 (Apr1949),
Babe Ruth Sports (Harvey) #1 (April 1949)
Cap. America (Marvel) #72 (May 1949)
Jungle Jim (Nedor) #13 (guess)
Abbot and Costello (St.John) #7 (May 1949)
Lone Ranger?


2nd from left top:
Rangers (FH) #46 (April 1949)
Terry & the Pirates (Harvey)#15 (guess) (April 1949)
Boy Comics (Lev Gleason) #47 (August 1949)
Four Color (Dell) #219 - Swee'pea (March 1949)


3rd row from left top:
Fritzi Ritz (United) #3 (1949)
Billy West (Pines) #1 (April 1949)
Spunky (Pines) #1 (April 1949)
Whiz (Fawcett) #108 (April 1949)
Bruce Gentry (Superior) #4 (March 1949)
Mutt & Jeff (DC) #39 (April-May 1949)
Brocho Bill (Pines) #10 (Mar 1949)

4th row from left top:
Marvel Mystery (Marvel) #91 (April 1949)
Margie (Marvel) #46 (April 1949)
Pep (Archie) #72 (March 1949)
Boots #7
Starlet O'Hara in Hollywood (Pines) #2 (March 1949)
Air Boy (Hillman) v6#2 [61] (March 1949)
Teen-Age Romances (St.John) #2 April 1949)
Black Diamond Western (Lev Gleason) #9 (March 1949)
Giggle (Pines) #64 ? (April 1949)
Goofy (Pines) #31 (April 1949)
Tip-Top (United) #152 (March 1949)
Bruce Genry
again

5th row from left top:
Captain Marvel Adv (Fawcett) #95 (April 1949)
Mopsy (St.John) #5
Boy Commandos (DC) #32 March-April 1949)
Tommy Big Top (Pines) #12 (March 1949)
Ernie (Ace) #25 (March 1949)
Patsy Walker (Marvel) #22 (May1949)
Four Color (Dell) #218 - Walt Disney's 3 Little Pigs and the Wonderful Magic Lamp
(March 1949)
Tessie (Marvel) #21 (April1949)
True (Parents) #76 (April1949)
Patsy Walker (Marvel) #22 (May1949)
again

6th row top:
Romance Adventures (ACG) #1 (March/April 1949)
Western Comics (DC) #8 (March-April 1949)
Star Spangled (DC) #91 (April 1949)
Ozzie and Babs (Fawcett) #11 (April 1949)
Coo Coo (Pines) #44 (March 1949)
Archie (Archie) #39 (July-August 1949)
Tex Granger (Parents) #21 (March 1949)
Adventure (DC) #138 (March 1949)


7th row bottom:
Kerry Drake Detective Cases (Harvey) #13 (March 1949)
Four Color (Dell) #217 - Bugs Bunny in Court Jester (February 1949)
All Humor Comics (Quality) #13 (Spring 1949)



14- 1949.09-COMIC-BOOK-RACK.jpg
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Orignal source unknown.

Bottom row left to right:
Darling Romance (Archie) #1 (September-October 1949)
Terry and the Pirates (Harvey) #17 (August 1949 )
unknown
Wanted (Hillman) #22 (September 1949)
Black Cat (Harvey) #19 (September 1949)
Boy Comics (Lev Gleason) #47 (August 1949)
Crime and Punishment #18 (September 1949)
Daredevil Comics (Lev Gleason) #56 (September 1949)
Crown Comics (McCombs) #19 (July 1949)
Westerner (Hillman) #22 (August 1949)
Crime Does Not Pay (Lev Gleason) #78 (August 1949)
Humphrey (Harvey) #3 (February 1949)
Smitty (Dell) #7 (August-October 1949)


And four back from Terry and the Pirates:
Crime Patrol (EC) #14 (October-November 1949)

Four back from Daredevil is very likely
A Moon, a Girl...Romance (EC) #9 (September-October 1949)

Four back from the Crime Does Not Pay appears to be Captain America's Weird Tales (Mavel) #74 (October 1949)

More classic pics to come in the future.
-Yoc

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Historical Photos: Classic pics!
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« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2018, 08:32:22 AM »
Hi Gang,
Next up are more I consider 'Classic' photos.  You see them everywhere and many for good reasons!

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#1 - 1940.08.12-newsstand_H. Armstrong Roberts
1940s BOY SITTING AT CORNER NEWSSTAND WRITING IN NOTEPAD (Photo by H. Armstrong Roberts/ClassicStock/Getty Images)
https://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/photo/1940s-boy-sitting-at-high-res-stock-photography/563935187

Collier's Weekly, August 17, 1940 on top right.
http://www.unz.org/Pub/Colliers-1940aug17

Life Magazine, August 12, 1940 on top left.
http://www.oldlifemagazines.com/august-12-1940-life-magazine.html

Third row from top-
Jungle Stories v1 #7 (pulp), Jumbo (FH) #20 (Oct 40), ?, Popular (Dell) #55 (Sep 40),
Crackajack Funnies (Dell) #27 (Sep 40), Planet (FH) #9 (Sep 40)


Bottom row  (l-r)-
?,  Slam-Bang Comics (Ace) 06 (Aug'40),  Jungle something (Not FH).
Fight Comics (FH) #8 (Aug'40)

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Upper row (l-r)-
?, Jumbo, Mickey Mouse, Popular (Dell) #55 (September 1940), Crackajack (Dell) #27 (September 1940), Planet (FH) likely #8.

Lower row (l-r)-
?, Slam Bang (Fawcett) #6 (August 1940), Jungle title, Fight unknown


#2 -1942.05.23-30 -Southington, Connecticut original
May 1942. "Southington, Connecticut. Where Southington folk buy their magazines." Photo by Fenno Jacobs, Office of War Information.

Astounding, June of 1942
Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
, July 1942 (Vol. 3, No. 3), upper right on the wall rack

COMICS listed in colour version.


#3 -1942.05.23-30 -Southington, Connecticut colourized
Amazingly hand coloured by Avi A Katz (2014) and is explained by him here:
http://paintedback.blogspot.ca/2014/10/may-23-30-1942-southington-connecticut.html

COMICS:
LEFT SIDE RACK (top to bottom)(l to r) -
Captain Aero Comics (Holyoke) v1 #12 (6) (June 1942)
Rangers Comics (FH) #12 (August 1943)
America's Best Comics (Pines) v1 #1 (February 1942)
Spy Smasher (Fawcett) #5 (June 24, 1942)
Adventure Comics (DC) #75 (June 1942)
Exciting Comics (Pines) v7 #1 (19) (May 1942)
Target Comics (Novelty) v3 #5 [29] (July 1942)
Dell Four Color (Dell) #22 - Don Winslow of the Navy (1941)


RIGHT SIDE RACK (top to bottom)(l to r) -
Speed Comics (Harvey) #19 (June 1942)
Military Comics (Quality) #10 (June 1942)
Uncle Sam Quarterly (Quality) #3 (Summer 1942)
Tip Top Comics (United) v7 #2 (74) (June 1942)
Real Life Comics (Pines) #6 (July 1942) x2
Champ Comics (Harvey) #20 (July 1942)
More Fun Comics (DC) #81 (July 1942)
Wings Comics (FH) #23 (July 1942)
King Comics (David McKay) #75 (July 1942)
Sparkler Comics (United) v2 #11 (11) (June 1942)
Super Mystery Comics #?
unknown
Blue Bolt (Novelty) v3 #2 [26] (July 1942)
Exciting Comics (Pines) v7 #1 (19) (May 1942)
Bill Barnes, America's Air Ace Comics (S&S) #v1#7 (July 1942)
unknown
Champ Comics (Harvey) #19 (June 1942)
Green Lantern (DC) #4 (Summer 1942)
Red Ryder Comics (Dell) #7 (May-June 1942) -guess
Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics (Eastern) #12 (May 1942)
Target Comics (Novelty) v3 #5 [29] (July 1942) -guess
Superman (DC) #17 (July-August 1942)
Jungle Comics #?
unknown
Captain Marvel Adventures (Fawcett) #11 (May 29, 1942)
Startling Comics (Pines) v5 #3 (15) (June 1942)
Pep Comics (Archie) #28 (June 1942) -guess
Marvel Mystery Comics #?
unknown
unknown
Something Frolics
Doc Savage Comics (S&S) v1 #8 [8] (June 1942)
Army and Navy Comics (S&S) #5 (July 1942)
Shadow Comics (S&S) v2 #5 [17] (July 1942) (S&S)
Sensation Comics (DC) #7 (July 1942)
Human Torch #?
Feature Comics (Quality) #57 (June 1942)
Action Comics #?
unknown
Thrilling Comics (Pines) v10 #1 (28) (June 1942)
Master Comics (Fawcett) #27 (June 1942)
unknown
Hit Comics (Quality) #22 (June 1942)
unknown
Flash Comics (DC) #31 (July 1942)
Startling Comics #?



#4 -1942.05.23-30 -Southington, Connecticut-2
May 1942. "Southington, Connecticut. Where Southington folk buy their magazines." Photo by Fenno Jacobs, Office of War Information.

Another photo from the same session.


#5 -1942.09-boy on comics
Comic Reader-A boy reading comics, circa 1955. (Photo by FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
https://www.gettyimages.ca/license/94508370

COMICS: (Top left)
Police Comics (Quality) #11 (September 1942)
Boy Comics (Lev Gleason) #5 (August 1942)
National Comics (Quality) #24 (August 1942)
Speed Comics (Harvey) #21 (August 1942)
He's reading Speed Comics (Harvey) #22 [Sep'42]
Crime Does Not Pay (Lev Gleason) #23 (September 1942) under hand and another by chin
Police Comics (Quality) #11 again
Speed Comics (Harvey) #22 (September 1942) bottom left corner


Unknown S&S by crook of elbow under Police and CDNP.

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#6 - 1943-NYC tenements
A Manhattan NYC tenement lot in 1943.
A much bigger version is found here:
https://i.imgur.com/n2bXhv2.jpg

COMICS (l-r)
unknown x2,
Zip Comics (MLJ) possibly #36 (April 1943), 
Action (DC) #62 (July 1943),
unknown



#7 -1946.09 Boys reading
"Two boys read comic books at a newsstand in September 1946. Pulp are stacked on the shelves along the left-side of the photo."  www.thepulp.net
Original source unknown.

COMICS Top row left to right:
Blue Bolt (Novelty) #v7#7 [73] v7#7 (Dec'46)
Egbert (Quality) #4 (Winter 1946)
Modern (Quality) #56 (Dec'46)
Prize Comics #62 (Nov-Dec'46)


Second row from top:
4 unknown books
Funny Stuff (DC) #16 (Dec'46)
Unknown
Mutt&Jeff (DC) #25
Unknown S book
Buzzy (DC) #10


Third row from top:
Wilbur unknown #,

Boy on left is reading Mutt & Jeff (DC) #25 (December 1946-January 1947)


#8 -1948.06-Boys and dog
Original source unknown.

COMICS:
Kerry Drake Detective Cases (Super Pub) #9
[circa August 1948]

Tip Top Comics v12#11 (143) (June 1948)


Hit Parader - July 1948 - Janet Blair on cover
http://pages.adateintimecollectibles.com/11804/PictPage/1922938925.html


#9 -1948.07-Comicland
The all time classic newsstand photo in my opinion!  Used as a full page ad in a newsdealer magazine you can read c2c online below:

You can see the entire 1948.07_newsdealer-magazine (comicland picture on pg12) here:
http://zilberhere.com/gibble/1948_newsdealer-magazine.pdf

(original caption) This attractive comics corner in John Harding's modern Bayonne, N.J. store rings up a monthly gross profit of about $50 which almost pays Mr. Harding's rent.  A Permanent, wooden "Comicland" sign has been ordered by the alert Mr. Harding to make his comics corner still more attractive an profitable.

This list is no where near complete.  Just the titles that are known for sure.
COMICS, VERY TOP ROW (above all the others)(l to r):
Archie Comics (Archie) #33 (July-August 1948)
Detective Comics (DC) #137 (July 1948)
Joe Palooka Comics (Harvey) #22 (July 1948)
Jingle Jangle Comics (Eastern) #33 (June 1948)
Junior Miss (Marvel) #30
Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Comics (Dell) #81 (July 1948)
Marvel Mystery Comics (Marvel) #87 (August 1948)
Mopsy (St. John) #3
Justice Traps the Guilty (Prize) v1 #5 (5) (July-August 1948)


BOTTOM ROW (l to r):
Crime Does Not Pay (Lev Gleason) #65 (July 1948)
Margie Comics (Marvel) #42 (August 1948)
Mutt & Jeff (DC) #35 (August-September 1948)
Mr. District Attorney (DC) #4 (July-August 1948)
Suzie Comics (Archie) #63 (June 1948)
Smilin' Jack (Dell) #2 (April-June 1948)
Sugar Bowl Comics (Eastern) #2 (July 1948)
Wilbur Comics (Archie) #19 (June 1948)


ALSO SPOTTED:
Gay Comics (Marvel) #33 (August 1948)
Authentic Police Cases (St. John) #3 (June 1948)



#10 -1948.07-Comicland-colourized
Colorized by Kirby Museum co-founder Rand Hoppe

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#11 -1948+ proper ladies
From Getty Images but I can't find a link for it there.

COMICS: Western Outlaws (Fox) #48 (Nov'48),
Unknown 'Funnies' comic



#12 -1950.01-Comic Readers
(original caption) Two boys reading comics, circa 1950. (Photo by Harry Menkin/FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
https://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/news-photo/two-boys-reading-comics-circa-1950-news-photo/94508514#two-boys-reading-comics-circa-1950-picture-id94508514

Reading Terry-Toons (Marvel) #7 (April 1943)


#13 -1950.04-Best friends
Original source unknown

He's reading Popeye (Dell) #12 (April-May 1950)


#14 -1951.04 old newsstand -Armstrong Roberts
1950s NEWSSTAND WITH MAN BUYING MAGAZINE (Photo by H. Armstrong Roberts/ClassicStock/Getty Images)
https://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/photo/1950s-newsstand-with-man-high-res-stock-photography/563963483

COMICS, bottom row from Right to Left are:
John Wayne Adventure Comics (Toby) #8 (May 1951)
Red Ryder Comics (Dell) #91 (February 1951)
Cowgirl Romances (Fiction House) #4 (1951)
Long Bow (Fiction House) #1 (1951)
Teen-Age Romances (St. John) #16 (June 1951)
The Texan (St. John) #14 (June 1951)
The Ghost Rider (ME) #3 [A-1 No. 31] (1951)
King of the Bad Men of Deadwood (Avon) one-shot
Famous Gangsters (Avon) #1 (April 1951)
The Captain and the Kids (United) #21
Gene Autry Comics (Dell) #48 (February 1951)
Goofy Comics (Pines) #42 (March 1951)
The Chief (Dell) #2 ([April-June] 1951)


The rack behind the man has two columns of comics the titles in the rack are:

Column 1 --- Column 2
Rangers Comics --- Pancho Villa (Avon)
Famous Stars --- Peter Rabbit (Avon)
GI Joe --- True Movie and Television #3
Lil Abner --- Dear Beatrice Fairfax
Kid Cowboy --- Durango Kid
Real Life Comics --- Ozark
Western Hearts --- Straight Arrow
Movie Love --- Fight
Wild Bill Elliot --- King Comics
Bill West --- Wambi Jungle Boy
Famous Funnies --- Kathy
Thrilling Romances --- Indians
Rex Allen --- B-Bar-B Riders
Charlie McCarthy #6 --- Jungle Comics
Amazing Adventures #1 --- Supermouse #11


#15 -1956.04-spinner rack -Carl Iwasaki
A view of Roy Yates Drug Store. (Photo by Carl Iwasaki/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)
https://www.gettyimages.ca/license/50345171

COMICS:
Far left (top to bottom)
Dennis the Menace (Pines) #16 (May 1956)
Daffy (unknown)


Middle (t to b)
All-American Men at War (DC) #33 (May 1956)
Jesse James (Avon) #27 (April-May 1956)
The Adventures of Bob Hope (DC) #38  (April-May 1956)
unknown
Marines at Battle (Atlas) #10 or 11
Marge's Little Lulu (Dell) #94 (April 1956)


Right row (t to b)
Mystic (Marvel) #44 or 45 (March 1956)
Matt Slade, Gunfighter (Marvel) #1 (May 1956)
Casper the Friendly Ghost (Harvey) #44 (May 1956) x2
Walter Lantz Woody Woodpecker (Dell) #36 (April-May 1956)
Action Comics (DC) #215 (April 1956)
Bob Hope (DC) #38 (April-May 1956)


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Hopalong Cassidy (DC) likely #112 (Apr 1956)
Superman (DC) #106 in boy's hand  (May 1956)


How is that for a great selection of pictures?  Hope you liked them!
-Yoc

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Re: Historical Photos: Classic pics!
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2018, 09:22:20 PM »
That unknown Jungle title isn't a comic it's the pulp Jungle Stories v1 #7 http://www.philsp.com/data/images/j/jungle_stories_1940fal.jpg

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Re: Historical Photos: Classic pics!
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2018, 09:11:15 AM »
Sorry S, in which picture number are you talking about?

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Re: Historical Photos: Classic pics!
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2018, 04:29:27 PM »
Sorry, picture #1.

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Re: Historical Photos: Classic pics!
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2018, 08:20:59 AM »
Ah, thanks.  I've updated the entry to show that as well.

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Historical Photos: Classic pics 3
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2018, 08:46:14 AM »
Hi Gang,
Here's another batch of pics you see a lot of the net, 'classics'.

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#1 - 1948.03-Buzzy rack
Reading Buzzy (DC) #18 (March-April 1948)

Original source unknown.


#2 - 1948.08-Tex Morgan#1
Reading Tex Morgan (Timely) #1 (August 1948)

Original source unknown.


#3 - 1949.02-Blackhawk#23
Reading Blackhawk (Quality) #23 (February 1949)

Original source unknown.


#4 - 1951.02-newsstand
The photo is scanned from a magazine called Friends, (Ceco Publishing for Chevrolet Dealers, August 1959). There is no photo credit given.

From the blog: http://heykidscomix.blogspot.ca

COMICS:
White Chief of the Pawnee Indians (Avon) 1951
Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders (ME) #6 (February 1951)
Abbott and Costello Comics #12 (StJohn) Feb 1951



#5 - 1952.08-Kids Stand 2
Original source unknown.

COMICS (Top to bottom):
Krazy Kat #3 (November - January 1952)

Girl reading
Four Color (Dell) #418 - Rusty Riley, a Boy, a Horse, and a Dog (August 1952)

Goofy Comics (Pines) #46 (November 1951)
Suzie unknown
Little Beaver (Dell)  #3 (October-December 1951)


Girl is reading
Tip Topper Comics (United) #16

Leaning against the wonderfully-painted stand is the back cover of a comic advertising Suzie (an Archie publication)

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#6 - 1953.07.31-Groucho
The date on this one is approx July 31, 1953, going by the TV Guide cover on the middle right.
http://www.tvguidemagazine.com/archive/suboffer/1950s/1953/19530731_c1.jpg.html

COMICS (top to bottom):
Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (Archie) #2 (1953-1954) -SuperScrounge guess
Pogo Parade (Dell) #1 (September 1953) one-shot
Paul Terry's Comics (St. John) #105 (September 1953)
Bingo, the Monkey Doodle Boy (St. John) #1 (October 1953) -from SuperScrounge
Archie Comics (Archie) #64 (September-October 1953)
Straight Arrow (ME) #32 (September-October 1953)
Crime Must Pay the Penalty (Ace) #34 (September 1953)
Pogo Possum (Dell) #13 (July-September 1953)
Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (Archie) #2 (1953-1954)
Casper the Friendly Ghost (Harvey) #11 (August 1953)
Great Western (ME) #8 (1953)
Boy Loves Girl (Lev Gleason) #38 (September 1953) -from SuperScrounge
Straight Arrow again,
Atomic Mouse (Charlton) #4 (September 1953)
Zoo Funnies (Charlton) #2 (September 1953)


Found on https://lordofthegreendragons.blogspot.com/2010/10/old-newsstand.html

Original source unknown.


#7 - 1953-Alameda County Juvenile Hall by Wayne Miller
Wayne Miller, USA. San Leandro, California. 1953. Alameda County Juvenile Hall.

Image ReferenceNYC83766(MIW1953006W00010/13) Wayne Miller/Magnum Photos

You can see more from this series of pictures here:
https://pro.magnumphotos.com/Catalogue/Wayne-Miller/1953/Alameda-County-CA-Juvenile-Home-NN16668.html


#8 - 1954.03.22-Sleeping newsdealer by Vivian Maier
This one is by Vivian Maier (1926-2009).  She was a street photographer who lived in New York City and Chicago and worked as a nanny.

She secretly took over 100,000 photos that were discovered hidden in storage lockers in 2007 when the lockers were auctioned off at a local thrift auction house on Chicago's Northwest side. There is some controversy over the handling and representation of her work and a legal battle over the ownership rights of the negatives among several collectors who bought her work. Presently John Maloof, a former Chicago real estate agent, accumulated about 90% of Maier's work which includes 100000 to 150000 negatives, thousands of prints, hundreds rolls of film, home movies and audio tape interviews. More info at this site:

http://www.findingvivianmaier.com/

One of her pictures that is of interest to me and some collectors here is of a sleepy New York City newsdealer in March 1954. Note the March 22 1954 issue of Time and Newsweek magazine and the Groucho Marx TV Guide cover.

COMICS - Top far left (t to b)
Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (Dell) #150 (April 1954)
Red Ryder (Dell) unknown #
Four Color (Dell) #549 - Walter Lantz Oswald the Rabbit (April 1954)
unknown
Ghost Comics (FH) #10 (1954) -guess
Walter Lantz Woody Woodpecker (Dell) #24 (April-May 1954) -guess
Kaanga unknown
Straight Arrow unknown
Archie Comics (Archie) #68 (May-June 1954) -guess
unknown


Top left (second+ thrid rows from lt)(t to b)
Tom & Jerry Comics (Dell) #117 (April 1954)
Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (Archie) #12 (April 1954) -guess
Gene Autry Comics (Dell) #85 (March 1954)
Adventures of Mighty Mouse (St. John) #12 (May 1954)
Walter Lantz Woody Woodpecker (Dell) #24 again
Four Color (Dell) #550 - The Little Scouts (April 1954)
Four Color (Dell) #549 - Walter Lantz Oswald the Rabbit  x 2
Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (Dell) #150 again
Red Ryder (Dell) unknown #
Daring Adventures (St.John) #6 June 1954
Wedding Bells (Quality) #3 (June 1954)
Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (Dell) #150 again
Buster Bear (Quality) #4 (June 1954) -guess
Four Color (Dell) #552 - Beetle Bailey (April 1954)
Four Color (Dell) #551 - Bozo, featuring Bozo the Capitol Clown (April 1954)
Four Color (Dell) #553 - Susie Q. Smith (April 1954)
Tales of Horror (Toby) #11 (June 1954)


Two rows on left over sleeping owner: (l to r, t to b)
Walter Lantz Woody Woodpecker (Dell) #24 again
Bugs Bunny (Dell) #36 (April-May 1954)
Tweety and Sylvester (Dell) #4 (March-May 1954)
Marge's Little Lulu (Dell) #70 (April 1954)
Four Color (Dell) #551 - Bozo, featuring Bozo the Capitol Clown again
Wedding Bells (Quality) #3 again


Under light bulb:
Henry Aldrich (Dell) #20 (March-May 1954)

Right of bulb:
Felix the Cat and His Friends (Toby) #3 (July 1954)
Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (Dell) v14 #7 (163) (April 1954)
Gene Autry Comics (Dell, 1946 series) #86 (April 1954)



#9 - 1955-All-Star Comics #44
Reading All-Star Comics #44 (December 1948-January 1949)
Original source unknown.


#10 - 1956.07-Girls by rack
Original source unknown.

COMICS - Left row (t-b)
Popeye (Dell) #37 (July-September 1956)
Mickey Mouse (Dell) #49 (August-September 1956)
Bugs Bunny (Dell) #50 (August-September 1956)
Archie's Pal Jughead Annual (Archie) #4 (1956) -from James Reed

Middle row
M-G-M's Lassie (Dell) #30 (September-October 1956)
Blondie Comics Monthly (Harvey) #93 (August 1956)
Dick Tracy (Harvey) #102 (August 1956)

Right row
Real Screen Comics (DC) #101 (August 1956)  -from SuperScrounge
Nancy and Sluggo (St. John) #134 (July 1956)
Unknown Disney book


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#11 - 1958-spinner
Orignal source unknown.
Mid 1958 appr

This shot is so blurry I'm going to just list a couple:
Third from top left row - Action Comics (DC) #243 (August 1958)

The boy is reading Strange Tales (Marvel) #65 (October 1958)


#12 - 1970s-artist John Floyd boyhood collection
Artist John Floyd as a boy with his impressive collection.
http://www.johnfloyd-art.com/home.htm


#13 - 1972.11.24-clown reading comic
Press photo: November 24, 1972

Reading Marvel Premiere (Marvel) #6 - Dr Strange (January 1973)

Original source unknown.


#14 - 1983-Elephant and girl
(Original caption) ELEPHANT AND GIRL, 1983. Frances the circus elephant with a girl, Kitty, sitting on his leg. Photograph June 1983. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC All rights reserved.

https://www.granger.com/results.asp?inline=true&image=0140704&wwwflag=1&itemx=11


#15 - LIFE unknown issue
Life magazine back page exact issue or photographer unknown

That's it for this batch, I hope you are all enjoying these.
-Yoc

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Re: Historical Photos: Classic pics!
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2018, 06:21:13 PM »
#6

Archie's unknown - Probably just another copy of Pals 'n' Gals #2. Archie's Girls Betty & Veronica, Archie's Pal Jughead and Archie's Rival Reggie all had the Archie's too small to be confused and Archie's Joke Book #1 (https://www.comics.org/issue/226133/cover/4/) laid out the heads above Archie's differently.

Binky unknown - No, it's not Leave It To Binky, the logo is wrong, it is Bingo The Monkey Doodle Boy #1 https://www.comics.org/issue/306490/cover/4/

Boy Loves Girl unknown - probably 38 https://www.comics.org/issue/266404/cover/4/

#10

Right row unknown - Real Screen Comics #101 https://www.comics.org/issue/75341/cover/4/

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Re: Historical Photos: Classic pics!
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2018, 09:08:08 AM »
Thanks for finding these SS!  James Reed on FB noticed a Jughead Annual #4 I missed in #10 as well.
Listings are updated.
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Re: Historical Photos: Classic pics!
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2018, 05:24:43 PM »
A good spot online to check batches on a newsstand is Mike's Amazing World of Comics newsstand feature http://www.mikesamazingworld.com/mikes/features/newsstand.php

Since the books are likely to be from the same point in time if you find one book from say September 1946 you can go to that date to see what else matches and go back and forth a month or two to pick up any stragglers.

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Re: Historical Photos: Classic pics!
« Reply #10 on: September 17, 2018, 09:03:32 AM »
Thanks SS.
Yep, I've used Mike's site a few times but I generally have more luck using GCD's cover gallery view for any title and looking for a similar cover as in the photos.

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Re: Historical Photos: Classic pics!
« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2018, 09:04:31 PM »
Yeah, I like the GCD, especially the way you can see a bigger version of the cover, but sometimes if you don't have enough of a title to do a search with it can be hard to figure out except by guesswork. Mike's helps me narrow down possibilities.

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« Reply #12 on: September 18, 2018, 09:29:47 AM »
And I certainly appreciate the help you've given!
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Re: Historical Photos: Classic pics!
« Reply #13 on: February 20, 2019, 09:46:48 AM »
Not sure were to post this!

Was watching "The Good Humor Man", 1950 Jack Carson.
Here are a couple of shot of him reading a Captain Marvel comic book!
He is about to enter the inner sanctum of the Captain Marvel Club headquarters!
The inside of this clubhouse is plastered with lots of memorabilia of the Big Red Cheese!
All the kids have a Captain Marvel cape, Jack Carson being one of them as they recite the Captain Marvel club pledge!!!
Search for The Good Humor Man on youtube to catch this comic book goodness!!!
B.


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« Reply #14 on: February 20, 2019, 12:56:40 PM »
Thanks B!
I've heard of the movie but wasn't aware of the heavy comics connection it sounds like it has.
I'll have to give it a look.

-Yoc