Lot 81 of 766:
Five Issues of Fabulous Funnies  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$132
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Title:
Five Issues of Famous Funnies

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Place:
New York

Publisher:
Famous Funnies Inc.

Date:
1936-1946

Description:

Five Volumes: No's. 24, 36, 42, 45, 147. Illustrated throughout with color comic art. (4to) comic book format, stapled pictorial wrappers. First Editions.

Famous Funnies was an American publication started in the 1930's that represents what popular culture historians consider to be the first true American Comic book, following seminal precursors. The series reprinted four color versions of popular comic-strips of the time. Famous Funnies would eventually run 218 issues, inspire imitators, and largely launch a new medium.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Moderate wear and soiling to wrappers, some minor creases, pencil marks, and damp stains; #36 has a two inch tear to one page; pages yellowing; all copies about very good.


 
Item number:
268435
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