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    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Comics #1-12 Bound Volume (Dell, 1941-42). This stunning volume features Western Publishing file copies of the first 12 issues of the long-running series. Included are Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies #1 (first comic book appearances of Porky Pig, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Mary Jane and Sniffles, and Pat Patsy and Pete, plus a Bugs Bunny story by early Mickey Mouse artist Win Smith), 2, #3 (Kandi the Cave Kid by Walt Kelly begins), #4 (Kelly art), #5 (Bugs Bunny the Super-Duper Rabbit -- the first funny animal super hero), 6, 7, 8, #9 (painted cover), #10 (flag cover), 11, and 12 that have been trimmed and bound into a hardcover volume. Issues #5, 6, 8, and 11 also feature Walt Kelly art. The comics are in great condition with mild to moderate wear and tanning, and some soiling to the top edges of the pages; the volume is in nice condition with heavy bumping and fraying to the corners and moderate wear and tear to the spine, but binding is otherwise secure. Overstreet 2006 VG 4.0 value for group = $3,642.

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