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    Four Color #253-273 Bound Volumes (Dell, 1949-50). If the comics found within these two bound volumes are any indication, 1949 and 1950 must have been great years to be a kid! These assorted titles were all part of Dell's Four Color one-shot series: Vol. XXIV contains issues #253 (Christmas with Mother Goose by Walt Kelly), 254 (Santa Claus Funnies; Walt Kelly story and art, Pogo appearance), 255 (Zane Grey's "The Ranger"), 256 (Donald Duck in Luck of the North; classic Carl Barks story and art), 257 (Little Iodine), 258 (Andy Panda and the Balloon Race), 259 (Santa and the Angel/Santa at the Zoo; flip book), 260 (Porky Pig, Hero of the West), and 261 (Mickey Mouse and the Missing Key). Vol. XXV contains 52-page issues, including #262 (Raggedy Ann), 263 (Donald Duck in the Land of the Totem Poles; Carl Barks story and art), 264 (Woody Woodpecker in the Magic Lantern), 265 (Zane Grey's King of the Royal Mounted), 266 (Bugs Bunny on the Isle of Hercules), 267 (Little Beaver), 268 (Mickey Mouse's Surprise Visitor), 269 (Johnny Mack Brown; first issue), 270 (Zane Grey's Drift Fence), 271 (Porky Pig in Phantom of the Plains), 272 (Cinderella), and 273 (Oswald the Rabbit). All comics were Western Publishing file copies that were bound and trimmed into hardcover books for office reference use; all have "Office Copy" stamped on the covers. Overstreet 2005 VG 4.0 value for group = $568.

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