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1940s/1950s Sports Comics Including Complete "Babe Ruth Sports" Run (25)
Starting Bid - $300.00, Sold For - $1,160.00
Collection of vintage 1940s/1950s sports comics is comprised of the following three titles: 1) 1949-51 Babe Ruth Sports (eleven issues, #1 through 11, representing a complete run); 2) 1948-49 True Sport Picture Stories (twelve issues, Volume 4., issue #1 through 12, representing a complete run); and 3) 1951-52 Baseball Thrills (two issues, #2 and 3). Many top sports stars from the era are depicted on the various covers, including Joe DiMaggio, Stan Musial, Bob Feller, Yogi Berra, George Mikan, Rocky Graziano, Jake LaMotta, Glen Davis, and Kyle Rote. All of the comic books are well read and circulated, but still very pleasing. The collection as a whole is in Very Good condition. Issue number three of Baseball Thrills has the name of a former owner written on the cover in blue ink. Baseball comics is an area of collecting which has received very little attention. These comics are very substantial, with extremely colorful covers which are ideal for display. They are also far rarer than most cards from this same era. This is a very attractive collection of desirable comic titles dating from the golden age of sports. Total 25 comics. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $1,160.00
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