The Pocket Book of Cartoons

Pocket Books, 1943 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
Random Cover from Series #233
August 1943
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Publication Date:
August 1943
Number of Issues Published:
color cover; black & white interior
small mass market paperback (4 1/4" x 6 3/8"; 10.7 cm x 16.2 cm)
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Series Details:
Publisher's Brands:
  • without publisher's brand information (1 issue)
Indicia Publishers:
  • without indicia publisher information (1 issue)
Part of a larger Pocket Books paperback series, not all comics. Continues from series #232 (A Coffin For Dimitrios [not comics]). Continues into series #234 (Vogue's Pocket Book Of Home Dressmaking [not comics]).
Probably the first full comic/cartoon mass-market paperback. Eleven printings known; possibly there are more. First printing August 1943. Second printing September 1943. Third printing September 1943. Fourth printing October 1943. Fifth printing October 1943. Sixth printing November 1943. Seventh printing March 1944. Eighth printing August 1944. Ninth printing December 1944. Tenth printing February 1945. 11th printing July 1945.

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