4 Comic Books, 1947-1978, Each with Baseball Content.
Lot 471. 4 Comic Books, 1947-1978, Each with Baseball Content. 1. “Circling The Bases,” a 1947 comic for youth on the fundamentals of base running. The comic was created, in cooperation with Spalding, to promote an American League film with the same title. Featuring Snuffy Stirnweiss of the Yankees and two other players, it was the first training film ever produced by the A.L. The comic book, which grades fine, has a Willard Mullin cartoon on the back cover. 2. “Tom and Jerry Comics,” 1952 from Dell, Stan Musial Wheaties ad on the outside back cover, g+ to vg. 3. DC special No.9, “Strangest Sports Stories Ever Told!” with the front cover asking the perplexing question, “Who was the mysterious Worlds’ Series team that couldn’t be seen?” Inside, the lead story is titled “Challenge of the Headless Baseball Team.” Published in 1970, fine. 4. “Man From Atlantis” from Marvel Comics, 1978, with ad featuring Johnny Bench for Louisville Slugger on the outside back cover. Vg-fine. Winning Bid $25.