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    Four Color #145-180 Bound Volumes (Dell, 1947). Dell's Four Color series of "one-shot" titles was a diverse selection of comics features -- some were reformatted newspaper reprints (Dick Tracy, Little Orphan Annie); some were adaptations of newspaper strips, with new stories (Felix the Cat, Tillie the Toiler, Henry), others were cartoon or movie characters with new stories created for the comics (Donald Duck, Bugs Bunny). This lot consists of three volumes of Four Color comics released in 1947 -- issues #145-180; all the comics were file copies bound and trimmed for office reference. Included in these volumes are three Donald Duck issues featuring art and story by Carl Barks (issue #178, "Christmas on Bear Mountain," features the first appearance of Barks' most famous character, Uncle Scrooge); three Marge's Little Lulu issues by John Stanley; Albert and Pogo by Walt Kelly (who also contributed art to Christmas with Mother Goose); plus copies of Tarzan, Roy Rogers, Flash Gordon, Ozark Ike, and more. For the Dell collector, it doesn't get much better! Approximate Overstreet VG 4.0 value for group = $2,100. From the Random House Archives.

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