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Thrilling Adventures in Stamps 008 (inc) (56 of 100 pgs.) -JVJ

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21-June-2017 1:21 pm
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Comment: Dang, that's a pretty grisly cover!

Issue: #8
Published: January 1953, Price: 0.25 USD, Pages: 100, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Silver Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Indicia at the bottom lists: "THRILLING ADVENTURES IN STAMPS COMICS is published quarterly by Stamps Comics Inc. at Buffalo, N.Y. Editorial and executive offices at 105 East 35th Street, New York 16, N.Y. Application for re-entry as second-class matter pending at the Post Office at Buffalo, N.Y. Single copy 25c. Four copies $1.00 in the United States, $1.25 elsewhere. Please send all subscriptions to Stamp Comics Inc., Box 160, Murray Hill Station, New York 16, N.Y. Copyright 1953 by Stamp Comics Inc. No similarity between any of the names, characters, persons and.or institutions appearing in this magazine with those of any living or dead person or institution is intended, and any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. Vol. 1, No. 8, January, 1953 issue. Printed in the U.S.A."
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: Joseph Szokoli | Inks: Joseph Szokoli
Genre: Jungle

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: ? (photograph) | Inks: ? (photograph) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (4 pages) The Philadelphia Mission
Synopsis: The destruction of the frigate U.S.S. Philadelphia by Steven Decatur, to prevent it falling into the hands of the Barbary pirates, was commemorated with the U.S. Scott #791 two-cent stamp (1936-1937).
Credits: Pencils: Harry Harrison | Inks: Harry Harrison
Genre: Historical
Characters: Commodore Edward Preble Lieutenant William Bainbridge Lieutenant Steven Decatur, Jr.;

Comic Story (4 pages) Satan's Pact
Synopsis: The architect of the Cologne Cathedral made a pact with Satan for plans for the building. When he broke the pact, Satan made sure no one would ever know the architect's name. The story is commemorated with the Germany - Scott #238 stamp.
Credits: Pencils: Vince Napoli | Inks: Vince Napoli
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Bishop Of Cologne

Comic Story (4 pages) Monkey Business!
Synopsis: When vaudevillian Winton went for a walk with his two monkeys, he was killed and robbed. His monkeys identified the killers. This was commemorated with the North Borneo - Scott #214 stamp (1939).
Credits: Pencils: Doug Wildey (signed) | Inks: Doug Wildey (signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: James Winton (dies)

Comic Story (4 pages) Captain John Smith and Pocahontas
Synopsis: While hunting for food for Jamestown, Captain Smith was captured and sentenced to death. The chief's daughter, Pocahontas, intervened to save him. This is commemorated with the U.S. - Scott #328 one-cent stamp (1907).
Credits: Pencils: Joe Galotti; A. M. Langworthy (as Lang) | Inks: Joe Galotti; A. M. Langworthy (as Lang)
Genre: Historical
Characters: Captain John Smith Opecanchanough Chief Powhatan Pocahontas

Comic Story (3 pages) Esperanto Saves a Life
Synopsis: Discovering that Jacques is a fellow Esperantist, a Gestapo soldier helped him escape the firing squad. To commemorate the Esperanto Congress, the Brazil - Scott #442 stamp was issued in 1936.
Credits: Pencils: Harry Harrison | Inks: Harry Harrison
Genre: Drama
Characters: Jacques Corvet

Comic Story (4 pages) Heroine of Eddystone Light
Synopsis: Grace won the Albert Medal for saving passengers of the wrecked steamer Forfarshire. The story was commemorated with the New Zealand - Scott #OY32 stamp.
Credits: Pencils: Bob Baer | Inks: Bob Baer
Genre: Historical
Characters: Captain Humble (dies) Grace Darling William Darling

Photo Story (1 page) Oddities in Stamps
Credits: Script: Joseph Szokoli | Pencils: Joseph Szokoli

Comic Story (3 pages) The Beard of the Dragon
Synopsis: Rather than shame their family name, the Fongs prepare a last meal of rich, but poisoned, food. Their meal in interrupted by kidnappers, who eat the poisoned food. The $5000 reward restores their ability to pay their depts. The story was commemorated by the China - Scott #98 stamp (1898).
Genre: Historical
Characters: Li Kong (dies) Lo Tsin (dies)

Comic Story (3 pages) The Death of Capt. James Cook
Synopsis: Captain Cook was killed while attempting to abduct one of the Hawaiian chiefs. The Cook Islands - Scott #84 stamp commemorates his death.
Credits: Pencils: Ed Goldfarb; Bob Baer | Inks: Ed Goldfarb; Bob Baer
Genre: Historical
Characters: James Cook (death) Chief Kalaniʻōpuʻu

Comic Story (4 pages) Cellini and the Statue of Perseus
Synopsis: Cellini surprised his sponsor by casting the Perseus with the Head of Medusa statue with bronze, which had not been used for such a monumental work. To commemorate the fifth UNESCO conference in Florence in 1950, the Italy - Scott #534 stamp was issued.
Credits: Pencils: Henry Kiefer | Inks: Henry Keifer
Genre: Historical
Characters: Benvenuto Cellini Lorenzo De' Medici

Comic Story (3 pages) Slave Train
Synopsis: As a reward for ending the slave trade in the Congo, Captain Dhanis was made a baron. To illustrate the slave train, the Belgian Congo - Scott #228 was issued in 1947.
Credits: Pencils: Ed Goldfarb; Bob Baer | Inks: Ed Goldfarb; Bob Baer
Genre: Historical
Characters: Captain Francis Dhanis

Comic Story (3 pages) Old Blood and Guts
Synopsis: The Luxembourg - Scott #243 stamp commemorates Patton's tanks freeing their country.
Credits: Pencils: Bill Fraccio | Inks: Bill Fraccio
Genre: Historical
Characters: General George S. Patton

Comic Story (4 pages) The Spanish River Disaster
Synopsis: On January 21, 1905, conductor Reynolds escaped the derailed dining car of his train, then rescued the passengers. He won the Albert Medal for his bravery. The U.S. - Scott #295 two-cent stamp commemorates the type of train.
Credits: Pencils: Vince Colletta | Inks: Vince Colletta
Genre: Historical
Characters: Thomas Reynolds

Comic Story (2 pages) What's My Name?
Synopsis: German-occupied France issued a one-Franc stamp to commemorate Pétain in 1943.
Genre: Historical
Characters: Philippe Pétain

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