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  • Issue #1
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 1
    • 3/4" spine split.

    ...and Rusty 11/63 Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 4

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    Photo cover of the famous dog. Logging Trouble, art by Sparky Moore; The logging camp owner finds out that all accidents don't just happen, some are planned, and the treacherous timberjacks overlooked the courage of Rinty. The Counterfeiters, art by Sparky Moore; Almost every workman in Mr. Mooney's plant has been caught passing counterfeit money, but nobody can trace the phony bills to their source. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 5

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    Photo cover of the famous dog. Yaqui Silver, art by Sparky Moore; Red and Rinty are in California searching for an American mineralogist who is trying to locate a lost silver mine up in the Yaqui Indian's country. The Wild North, art by Sparky Moore; An old-timer has been bushwacked by Soapy Jones, and Red and Rinty pick up his trail through the Alaskan wilderness. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 6

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    Photo cover of the famous dog. The Deer People, art by Sparky Moore; Red and Rinty find an old Indian in the snow, and he is the former chief of the Deer Tribe, now expelled since the hunting has failed. The Trap Line Killer, art by Sparky Moore; There's been some trouble around Muskrat Run lately--Trap line thefts and shooting, and some mysterious disappearances, stumping the territorial police. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 7

    Photo cover of the famous dog. Hazardous Trails, art by Sparky Moore; While searching for a missing trapper in Alaska, Red and Rinty encounter Iggy Sloan, a wanted killer. Mercy Mission, art by Sparky Moore; A flu epidemic among the Eskimos brings Red and Rinty on a sled ride to get medicine. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 8
    • Paper: Off white

    Photo cover of the famous dog. Mystery of the Mary Ann, art by Sparky Moore; Furs are being smuggled by Bull Hawser, skipper of the whaler "Mary Ann", and a friend in the Coast Guard asks Red for help. Wilderness Aflame, art by Sparky Moore; Red and Rinty are chased by a raging forest fire in Alaska. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 9

    Photo cover of the famous dog. Dell Distinguished Achievement Award. The Lucky Piece Pay-Off, art by Sparky Moore; Red and Rinty meet two poachers who also kidnap Red's friend Noah to get his gold claim. Out of the Frying Pan, art by Sparky Moore; Red and Rinty have to bail out when their plane gets into trouble over the snow in Alaska, and they meet an old uranium miner who is being cheated of his claim by a bush pilot. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 10

    Photo cover of the famous dog. A Pledge to Parents ad from Dell. Vein of Vengeance, art by Sparky Moore; Red and Rinty are in a road construction camp when one crooked worker finds uranium and wants it for himself. Six Fathom Gold, art by Sparky Moore; The Colonel has a map to the Lost Frenchman Mine, located at the bottom of a lake. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 11

    "The Yukon Youngster" and "The Dog Thieves at Gold Beach." Paul Bunyan Jr. untitled back-up story. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 12

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    Photo cover of the famous dog. Kodiak Bear article. Backfire, art by Sparky Moore; Red, Rinty and Mukluk are on a boat trip down the coast of Canada when Mukluk finds a lost cigarette lighter and accidentally start a forest fire. The Long Chance text story. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; Paul builds a canoe. The White Myth, art by Sparky Moore; Rinty and friends are trying to capture a big white mountain lion on the coast of Canada. 32 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 13

    Photo cover of the famous dog. Award from the Civil Air Patrol to Dell Comics. Stampede, art by Sparky Moore; At the rodeo two men are trying to steal the best racehorse, Gunsmoke. The Heirloom text story. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; Paul makes his canoe and ends up in a forest fire, rescuing several small animals. The Deserted Lake, art by Sparky Moore; Landing on a lake in Canada, Red and friends find a deserted village at the shore with a shotgun man claiming to own the place and the lake. 32 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 14

    Two Rin Tin Tin stories, "Border Incident" and "King of the Yukon." Paul Bunyan, Jr. back-up story. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 15

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    Photo cover of the famous dog. Article on animals on the Northern plains. Thunder Mountain, art by Sparky Moore; Don Devlin is one of the skiers competing in the Big Thunder Mountain Race, and he is desperate to even kill to win the thousand-dollar prize. The Wendigo text story. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; Paul's birch canoe is overturned by a huge black bear. The Secret Gold of the Chinnamuk, art by Sparky Moore; Volunteering for a mercy mission, Red, Muk and Rinty set out to deliver fever serum to the Chinnamuk Indians far back in the Canadian wilds. Article on the Nome gold strike and the "Three Lucky Swedes." 32 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 16

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    Photo cover of the famous dog. Article on how reindeer saved the Eskimos from extinction. The Ghost Camp, art by Sparky Moore; strange lights, strange noises, and unexplainable accidents happen in a formerly successful mine, making the miners quit. Ordeal by Fire text story. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; Paul has a fight with an angry ox-driver. The Flight of the Deer, art by Sparky Moore; Red, Mukluk and Rinty help round up reindeer and sort them out from the herd of the crooked Slade. Article on how to carry a piano up the Chilkoot Pass. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 17

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    Photo cover of the famous dog. Article on Let Tleda, the Alaskan Tlingit sculptor who made a wooden statue of Lincoln. The Gold Rush, art by Sparky Moore. Scotty MacLean has some gold nuggets, and everyone believes he has found a lot more gold. Refuge text story. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; Paul has another showdown with Hank, the sacked ox-driver. Wolf-Dog, art by Sparky Moore; A big wolf is killing cattle, or is it just a starving dog? Rin Tin Tin Golden Bugle plastic toy in Toyland article. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 18

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    Photo cover of the famous dog. Article on trading in the Navaho reservation. Ramrod, art by Sparky Moore; A new general is arriving and he doesn't seems to like dogs and boys, or anything else. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; Paul captures a would-be robber on the keelboat by hauling him straight up by the halyard. The Trail of Crafty Joe text story. Mirage, art by Sparky Moore; Outlaws dressed up as soldiers are trying to bust Butch out of jail in Fort Apache. Fact page on how a rich silver vein called Gunsight Vein was found in the desert by George Dennis in 1860. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 19

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    Photo cover of the famous dog. Unknown Enemy, art by Sparky Moore; The army is cutting down the size of the garrison at Fort Apache, and that means fewer cattle sold by crooked cattle dealers (unless they start another Indian war). Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; A wolf cub has porcupine quills in its face, and Paul must extract them with a bullet mould. Cornered text story. The Hunters, art by Sparky Moore; While his Lordship and servant are out on a short hunting trip, they see Rinty, think he is a big wolf, and set out after him. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 20

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    Photo cover of the famous dog. The Rebel, art by Sparky Moore; Sergeant O'Hara tries make a soldier out of Private Donahue, but he finds it's not easy. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; Paiute Smith and Paul have a shooting contest. The Sheriff's Chair text story. Open Season, art by Sparky Moore; Lord Burleigh and Rinty go on a little hunting trip. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 21

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    Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). The Gunfighter, art by Sparky Moore; Rusty and Rinty run into an old gunfighter when he is practicing with his guns; Later he is suspected of robbing the stage. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; Paul is trying to break the Indian pony he won in a shooting match. Loud Music text story. Ring-tailed Whizzer, art by Sparky Moore; Old-timer Simonds has his banjo wrecked by two bullies, but later he and Rinty make even. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 22

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    Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). Roy Rogers toy ad. Apache Horses, art by Sparky Moore; Chief Otay has sold many of the Apache horses to Jed Baker without anyone knowing; Jed had threatened him to sell, or he would kill his nephew, Cachise. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; Paul and his partner are heading west to trap beaver when ambushed by Pawnee Indians. Dutchy and the Lost Dutchman text story. Revenge, art by Sparky Moore; Rinty is fetching water in a bucket for two thirsty trench diggers when Sergeant O'Hara interferes. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 23

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    Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). Ol' Pick and Shovel fact page, art by Sparky Moore; The life of the badger. Barrier of Justice, art by Sparky Moore; Major Cate is trying to keep the railroad survey parties off his land. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; Paul and Paiute are surrounded by a pary of Pawnee Indians who fancy Paul's new horse. The Last Search text story, art by Sparky Moore. Holdup, art by Sparky Moore; The old-timer is carrying the payroll on the stage as nobody will suspect him, but Rusty takes some precautions just in case. Pawnee War Tactics fact page, art by Sparky Moore. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 24

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    Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). Merchandise ad--Roy and six kids with Roy Rogers gear, jackets, hats, shirts and boots. Off Limits, art by Sparky Moore; In the late 1800's, as the transcontinental railroads pushed across the west, tough gangs of men were recruited to lay track. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. and Paiute... story, art by August Lenox; Paul Bunyan, Jr. saves the life of the Pawnee Chief from a charging buffalo. Gunfight at the Last Chance text story, art by Sparky Moore. The Last of the '49-ers, art by Sparky Moore; Two men are trying to force Mrs. Willoughby to tell where her gold mine is located, not knowing the nugget they saw was just the last of several she and her husband found in California. Rinty's Name Puzzle. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 25

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    Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). Return to Fort Apache, art by Sparky Moore; Orders from Washington is to close down Fort Apache and transfer the 101st to other posts. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; Paul and Paiute are camped on the prairie with a band of Pawnees. The Fussbudget text story, art by Sparky Moore. Forbidden Ground, art by Sparky Moore; Siler brings Juanillo in to the Sheriff, accusing him of killing his partner for his gold; Rusty knows he is lying, and that he did it himself. Puncher's Prattle fact page, art by Sparky Moore; The real meaning and origin of the words Cayuse and Jerky. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 26

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    Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). The Eyewitness, art by Sparky Moore; The nephew of the warehouse proprietor is trying to increase profits by cheating; Such as removing cans from the cartons before delivering them to the Army; He is fired immediately. Untitled Paul Bunyan, Jr. story, art by August Lenox; Paul and Paiute build a bullboat from buffalo hides. Survival text story, art by Sparky Moore. The Wild, Wild West, art by Sparky Moore; Mr. Peabody is mad at the blinkety-blank town; It is dead and nothing ever happens there; He is looking for news, and when he ends up in jail, he finally finds his news. The Brindles fact page, art by Sparky Moore; How Custer gave each troop of soldiers horses of a uniform color. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 27

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    Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). The Swapper, art by Sparky Moore; Private Scott is a transfer from Fort Judson, and arrives at Fort Apache with a wagonload of stuff he has swapped; Now he wants to trade them for some Indian souvenirs. The Adams Diggings, art by Bill Ziegler; The gleaming gold of the Adams Digging in the lost Canyon of Sno-Ta-Hay is to this day not found again. A Matter of Addition text story. The Call of the Clan, art by Sparky Moore; When McLeod is captured by the phony "Indians", Rinty finds his bagpipe and scares them off. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 28

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    Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). Mother O'Hara's Marriage, art by Sparky Moore; Clementine O'Hara is going to marry her foreman, so now it is no need to sell her blacksmith shop to Mr. Holt; He intends to use the place to dig into the bank next door. The Coward, art by Russ Manning; The stranger arrives at the cabin riding a U.S. Army horse, and an Army hat in his saddle bag, so Gramps figures he must be a deserter; When the Indians appear in the distance, the man runs away from the cabin. Two can Play text story, art by Russ Manning. The Dream Singers, art by Sparky Moore; Rusty dreamed of an eagle, and his little Apache friend Yellow Bird, tells him that it means good fortune in war for Rusty. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 29

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    Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). Outlaw Stallion, art by Sparky Moore; Sergeant Makin has chased and caught a black wild stallion and is going to train him himself. It's the Law, art by John Ushler; According to a pre-emption law, a claim isn't yours until you put a house on it within six months; Even a doll house will do. Debt of Honor text story, art by John Ushler. A Battle of Wits, art by Sparky Moore; Rusty is a good whittler with the knife, and with a little iodine as color, he can make a potato look like a Derringer. Wild Horse Roundup, art by Sparky Moore. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 30

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    Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). The Lieutenant's Lesson, art by Sparky Moore; Rusty and Rinty are taken along on a prisoner escort detail; The prisoner is the son of Grey Fox, and he will make attempts to free him. The Warning Signal, art by John Ushler; Old Zeb in his cabin and the the engineer on the train had a lot of signals to warn of anything ahead on the rails; An upturned laundry basket meant "Look out for Robbers." Stone of Fire text story, art by John Ushler. The Swindle, art by Sparky Moore; The two swindlers thought they could cheat a mining engineer to buy their old mine. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 31

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    Photo cover of the famous dog, Lee Aaker (as Rusty), and James Brown (as Lt. Rip Masters). Divided Loyalty, art by Sparky Moore; The Apaches are starving, and Chato, their War Chief says the soldiers have plenty of supplies hidden somewhere in their storehouse; He says the Army wants the Apache to starve; The fact is that the supply wagons are two weeks overdue. The Man beside the Trail, art by Sparky Moore; No one has been able to hold up Pete Smiley before; Plenty have tried and he's gotten them all with his fast gun; Now a man in womans clothes tries it. The Stump Valley Miser text story, art by Sparky Moore. Delaying Action, art by Sparky Moore; The banker gets a letter from his brother Ned. He wants him to bring $10.000 in gold dust to his shack in the hills; Says he wants to pay off his poker debts; But he doesn't gamble, so somebody forced Ned to write the letter. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 32

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    Photo cover of the famous dog, Lee Aaker (as Rusty), and James Brown (as Lt. Rip Masters). The Cloudbusters, art by Sparky Moore; Private Swapper has traded his pocket knife and ended up with a flying balloon; It comes in handy when Geronimo wants to make war. The Bear Trap text story. A Smart Move, art by Tony DiPaola; The robbers notice Oliver's well-guarded bag and think it must be valuable, but it is only pepper. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 33

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    Photo cover of the famous dog, Lee Aaker (as Rusty), and James Brown (as Lt. Rip Masters). Basketball comic strip with Frisky Fudgie, ad for Kraft Fudgies. The River of no Return, art by Sparky Moore; There is a curse on old captain Ahab Markham since the last two ships he skippered went down in Colorado River under very mysterious circumstances. Brawn Versus Brains text story, art by Tony DiPaola. Rendezvous, art by Sparky Moore; Two fighting troblemakers are advised to grow up. One gets married and the other joins Travis at the Alamo. The Avenger, art by Sparky Moore; Two stage drivers accuse Young Deer of robbing the coach and burning it. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 34

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  • Issue #35
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 35

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    Photo cover of the famous dog, Lee Aaker (as Rusty), and James Brown (as Lt. Rip Masters). Moment of Triumph, art by Sparky Moore; The ranchers near Fort Apache are being plagued by the vicious attacks of a killer wolf who preys on the young cattle. Snaring the Smoke text story, art by Sparky Moore. "Hard Luck" Hardy, art by Sparky Moore; "Hard Luck" Hardy lost his ore samples in the river and not wanting to come into town completely empty-handed, picks up some rocks which proves to be gold. The Cave, art by Sparky Moore; Exploring in the hills Rusty and Rinty discover a huge batcave, and just outside a wounded old prospector shot by his partner, who is still trying to shoot him. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 36

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    Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). Midnight Justice, art by Sparky Moore; The newspaper editor, Brannagan, is attacked by two hoodlums, and Rusty runs for the Sheriff. Ghost Trappers text story, art by Sparky Moore. Charley Sing-Song, art by Alex Toth; Charley Sing-Song is robbed by two men, but uses firecrackers to scare them to surrender the loot. The Lady From Philadelphia, pencils by Sparky Moore; Mr. Peabody flatly refuses to sell his ranch to Duke Larson, so now Duke is going to try to drive him out. Rinty's Bedtime Habit filler page, art by Sparky Moore; Rinty's habits before lying down to sleep. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 37

    Last 10-cent cover price. Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). A Bullet for Boone, art by Sparky Moore; Two gunmen are out to kill Corporal Boone for something he did in the past. Jumping Bean text story, art by Sparky Moore; The big gunman had stumbled over a dog and had drawn his Colt to kill it, when young Billy had stepped up and kicked the gun out of his hand; Slade had sworn revenge; Now he was about to get it. Details, art by Sparky Moore; The picture of the bankrobbers were taken just as they came out of the bank with the loot. If it is developed, they are sunk; They have to destroy the film. The Runaways, art by Sparky Moore; When Rusty hears that the doctor is going to put someone to rest, he think it's Rin Tin Tin for his bad leg wound, so they run away from the fort. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Rin Tin Tin (1953) 38

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    First 15-cent cover price. Photo cover of the famous dog and Lee Aaker (as Rusty). The Indian Fighter, art by Sparky Moore; Old Zane appears at Fort Apache all saddle-weary and battle-scarred and tells tall tales about escaping from more than a dozen renegades. Old Dan's Decision text story, art by Sparky Moore. Wildflower Corporal, art by Sparky Moore; The Corporal collects wildflowers, and climbing to get a new species, he saves the troop of soldiers from the Indians. Rampage, art by Sparky Moore; Some towns-people don't like the soldiers being around, but when a flowing river threatens the town, they are needed. Second Nature Sentry filler page, art by Sparky Moore; Rinty serves as a sentry to guard army property at the fort. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers toy ad, art by Russ Heath. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.10.