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Comic books July 1952

  • Issue #13
    GI Joe (1951 Ziff Davis) 13

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    2 #13s exist. See previous Ziff Davis Series (1950-51). Painted cover art by Clarence Doore. The Sherry Lee Rolls Again starring G.I. Joe, art by Henry Sharp; A Sherry Lee medium tank has been knocked out and is made to run again by Joe and the sergeant. Just Like Willie starring Buddies, art by Henry Sharp; Eddie was going to war, and he had to fill the shoes of a man who had failed his country. Everybody's Pin-Up starring G.I. Joe, art by Carmine Infantino; Uncovering the secret past of lonely Pvt. Jimmy Brett of Baker Company. An Easy War, art by Henry Sharp; The first Joe Driscoll learns upon his return is that he had been fighting "an easy war". Hit the Silk starring The Yardbirds, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Acey Deucey's Last Shuffle starring G.I. Joe, art by Henry Sharp. Home to Mom starring G.I. Joe, art by Henry Sharp. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    Giggle Comics (1943) 84

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    Art by Ken Hultgren and others. Funny-animal mayhem from Creston, an imprint of independent publisher ACG, with art by cartooning legend Dan Gordon. Spencer wants to haunt an old house, but discovers its 300-year-old resident has a sort of ghostly rent control; Ted discovers Binky the puppy can talk, but won't do it when anyone else is around; Bungle the ex-circus elephant tries to get the other jungle animals to participate in his ideas of civilized recreation. Spencer Spook; The Duke and the Dope; On the Hook!; The Bone That Went Bang!; Bungle of the Jungle; Binky. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Girl Confessions (1952) 16

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    "The Long Wait" (art by Bill Everett), "I'll Never Forget You" (art by Morris Weiss), "The Love I Lost," and "The Easy Way" (art by Weiss) Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Girls' Romances (1950) 15
    Published Jul 1952 by DC.

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    "Love Held Me Prisoner," "Night From Heartbreak," "Unforgettable Kiss," and "Remember Me." Letters to the editor answered by Julia Roberts! (No no, not THAT Julia Roberts.) Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #520704
    Greater Amusements 520704
    Published Jul 1952

    July 4, 1952. "America's First Motion Picture Trade Journal." Variety-like magazine covering the movie news of the week. Half-page two-color ad for "The Quiet Man" starring John Wayne. 9.25 in. x 12.25 in.; black and white with spot color; 12 pages.

  • Issue #520718
    Greater Amusements 520718
    Published Jul 1952

    July 18, 1952. "America's First Motion Picture Trade Journal." Variety-like magazine covering the movie news of the week. Half-page two-color ad for "The Quiet Man" starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara. Double-page two-color ad for "Woman of the North Country" starring Ruth Hussey and Rod Cameron. 9.25 in. x 12.25 in.; black and white with spot color; 16 pages.

  • Issue #12
    Heart Throbs (1949 Quality/DC) 12

    Photo Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by Charles Sultan, Gene Colan, John Forte, Chuck Cuidera, W.G. Hargis and unknown. She learned that money could not buy the kisses of the man she worshipped! Read..."Love Me as I Am!" starring Lola Cameron, Kip Landsdale, Uncle Rupert Cameron, Dr. Lake, Mr. Devers, Don and Cookie. Also featuring: "They Called Me a Tough Gal!" starring Sue Allen, Larry Mills, Mrs. Allen and Biff Dudley; "Vengeance in Her Heart!" starring Betty Harcourt, Bob Maynard, Julia Wiley and Alice Rogers; and "Honeymoon House" starring Linda Clayton, Danny Reed, Sandra and Edward Oliver. Plus: Advice on Love Problems letters page by Marilyn Minton. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Hedy Devine Comics (1947) (Hedy of Hollywood) 49

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    Scripts by Stan Lee, art by Ed Win. Trumpetski the Great and Sandra the Star back-up stories. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
    Heroic Comics (1940) 73

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    Stories and art by Ed Moore, James C. Jones, Mike Roy, and Frank Frazetta. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. A soldier saves a man whose clothing was on fire, and a Korean War soldier holds his position under heavy fire, both featuring early art by comics legend Frank Frazetta. A story about Red Cross blood donations doubles as a PSA. Heroism on the Korean Front; Long Was His Name and Long Will He Be Remembered; Decorated G.I.; Explosion; Firefight!; Good Neighbor!; Hero in Action; After the Ball; The Need for Blood; Bivouac; Handicapped Hero; Surrounded; Save My Dog; Action on Hill 500. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 69
    • Only 1 in census. Scarce.
  • Issue #5
    Hot Rods and Racing Cars (1951) 5
  • Issue #17
    Howdy Doody (1950) 17
    Published Jul 1952 by Dell.
  • Vol. 13 #2
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  • Vol. 1 #3
    If Worlds of Science Fiction (1952 Pulp Digest) Vol. 1 #3

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    July 1952. Science fiction stories by Walter Miller Jr., Charles De Vet, August Derleth, Milton Lesser, Gordon Dewey, Mari Wolf, Ralph Sholto, Arthur G. Hill, and Albert Hemhunter. Cover by Henry Jones. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 3 #4
    Imagination (1950 Digest) Vol. 3 #4

    July, 1952, Issue 4. 5-3/8 in. x 7-5/8 in; black and white; 162 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #70
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 70

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  • Issue #8
    Journey into Fear (1951) 8

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    Bells of the Damned; Joe travels to Europe to buy famous bells; He discovers that the bells are imbued with the voices of humans who were killed during the bells' manufacture. Fatal Footsteps; Dale buys the shoes of Jack the Ripper. The Thing in the Well text story. Ghost Command. Pages of Death; Alvin invents a drug that lets him enter a book. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #161
    Jumbo Comics (1938) 161

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    Edited by Claude E. Lapham and Jerry Iger. Stories and art by Lou Cameron, Tony D'Adamo, Robert Webb and Jack Kamen. An influential anthology starring jungle hero Sheena, featuring early art by legendary comics artists in the Eisner-Iger Shop. A spy encounters spooky doings while on a mission in communist-held territory; Famous Fighters focuses on the WWI flying ace Manfred Von Richtofen, The Red Baron; Sheena's old foe N'Gachi returns with his trained attack cheetahs. Spooky cover by an unknown artist. Ghost Gallery; Famous Fighters; Flinch Hitter; Space Scout; The Hawk; Sheena, Queen of the Jungle. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #151
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 151

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    Untitled story, art by Maurice Whitman; Niles and Glutz use the warriors of the Watimbis, fire hunters, to take over the post run by Trader Sanders; Instead it is a ruse to help attack the B'Shongo Temple and steal its riches. Untitled story, art by Henry Kiefer; Wambi has to take on King Rhino and his animals in order to cross the jungle. "Escape at Midnight" text story by Clyde Beatty. Untitled story, art by Robert Webb; Kruger pays off some members of Chief Bambo's tribe to help kill Gloria and gain control of her plantation; He is tricked by Kleeto and Thunder into exposing himself and is arrested. Untitled Jungle Tales story; Moloki and Babongo share tales of their their large animal encounters that also serves as inspiration to stand up to Big Tembu. Untitled story, art by Ralph Mayo; Mason and his men capture Professor Brownley over native gold and are stopped by Camilla. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Junior Hopp Comics (1952) 3

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  • Issue #28
    Justice Comics (1948) 28

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    "Terror in the Streets" (art by Jerry Robinson), "The Electric Chair" (art by Tony DiPreta), "Foolproof" (art by Marion Sitton), and "Worse Than Murder" (art by Jack Keller). Two page text story, "Guns for Hire." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 40

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Steve tracks the waterfront mob that killed his father. A crimelord sets up another one to take the rap for his crimes. A hood pretends to go straight so he can secure early release from prison. King of the Dock Rackets!; One Way to the Chair; Guilt Complex!; Closeups; Backfire! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Kent Blake of the Secret Service (1951) 8
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Kent Blake in "Passage to Peril," "The Unseen Death," and an untitled story. Back-up story, "One is a Traitor." Two-page text story, "Out-of-Date Spies." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 21

    Kid Colt Outlaw stars in "Wanted, Dead or Alive," "Death Rides a Black STallion," and "The Glory Trail!" Art by Pete Tomlinson. Back-up story, "The Footprints!" Two-page text story, "The Triple-Murder Mine." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Kilroys (1947) 36

    The Kilroys (Americas Funniest Family!) combined the family humor of the then-new sitcom format with Archie-style teen hijinks featuring Katie, Natch, and pal Solid Jackson. Natch catches Katie listening to his conversations on the extension phone; Solid Jackson and Portia pool their money to buy the cheapest car they can find; Natchs habit of offering rides to pretty girls gets him in trouble with Judy. Talk is Cheap; That Irresistible Personality!; Our Merry Old Jallop!; Scat; Sister; Wily Wilbur; The Grass is Greenest; Moronica. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Lash Larue Western (1949 Fawcett/Charlton) 30

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  • Issue #8
    Lassie (1950) 8

    Painted cover art by Morris Gollub. The Coyote-Dog text article. Lassie Goes to College, art by Morris Gollub; Mr. Lawrence has to go to England; Gerry and Rocky enter Bixley Heath College and Lassie gets to stay with Rocky after rescuing the dean's son from drowning. Lassie Saves a Date, art by Morris Gollub; Cliff challenges Rocky to a race to see who gets to take Gerry to the soph dance. Lassie Comes Through, art by Morris Gollub. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Lawbreakers! (1951) 7

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    "The Keyhole Clue," "Slot Machine Murders" (art by Albert Tyler), "The Bungling Hitch-Hikers" (art by Art Cappello), "3 Mile Limit," and a pre-code drug story, "The Deadly Dopester." (Overstreet Price Guide mistakenly calls it "The Deadly Dopesters"). Two one page fillers, "The Keyhole Clue" and "A Dead Heart Talks." Two page text story, "Payment for Murder."

  • Issue #55
    Leading Screen Comics (1950) 55

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  • Issue #40
    Life Story (1949) 40
    Published Jul 1952 by Fawcett.

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    Vol. 7 No. 5 Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Lil Abner (1947) 89
    Published Jul 1952 by Harvey.

    Cover art by Al Capp. Untitled story, script and art by Al Capp; Moonshine McSwine raffles off his most prized possession. Untitled story, script and art by Al Capp; Hairles Joe and Lonesome Polecat are mistaken for an avant-garde statue after they are saturated with elephant-strength formaldehyde. Untitled story, script and art by Al Capp; Cousin Weakeyes goes on another hunt for a bride. Buffaloing the Buffalo text story, script and art by Donald George. Untitled story, script and art by Al Capp; Li'l Abner rescues the wrestling champ of the world from the Skunk Hollow Boys; A stranger tries to get a secret recipe from Daisy Mae. The Mustang, art by Jimmy Thompson; Story about wild horses. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
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  • Issue #21
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  • Issue #22
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  • Issue #23
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  • Issue #49
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 49

    Cover art by John Stanley. The Case of the Pilfered Popcorn; Tubby is hired to find out who steals the popcorn during Annie's TV parties. The Working Girls; Lulu and Annie go into the dog walking business to try to win a contest. Untitled story; Lulu thinks up a scheme to get Alvin a free ice cream cone. Twenty Thousand Leaks Under the Sea; Lulu tells Alvin about the girl who plugged up the leaks in the ocean with octopuses. The Evil Owl; The West Side gang steals the Fellers' stuffed owl. Two-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). Back cover has advertisement for five color Little Lulu pinups and Dell Comics Club. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 49

    Painted cover art. Promo for subscriptions to the Dell Lone Ranger Comic; Premium is five pinup pictures. Double Ambush, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; After three men are killed, including the sheriff of Cyclone City, ranch foreman Curly Morton volunteers to become sheriff in order to find the killer. Annie Oakley Little Sure Shot; True story of the shooting exploits of Annie Oakley. Four Good Legs text story by Gaylord Du Bois. The Bear and the Snake, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk, Little Buck and their Pueblo friend Grey Fox stalk a bear; With High Cloud's crippled leg now making him unable to travel, he stays with Grey Fox and his wife while the two boys continue their travels, heading northwest. The Cavalry - Then and Now fact page. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Lone Ranger's Famous Horse Hi-Yo Silver (1952) 3

    "Silver's Loyalty," "The Ring-Tailed Rascal," and "Silver Leads to Safety." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #129
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 129

    36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #129
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (Canadian Edition) 129

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    Canadian edition with same content as U.S. edition. Inside front cover is blank; indica appears on bottom of back cover rather than at bottom of first story page. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Love and Marriage (1952) 3

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  • Issue #21
    Love Confessions (1949) 21

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    Photo Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by Little Al, Sam Citron and unknown. Featuring: "Pattern For Marriage" starring Lucy Carroll, Mr. Carroll, Mrs. Carroll, Professor David Burgess and Ted Foster; "Too Tall To Be Popular" starring Betty Jensen, Dave, Don Beyers, Gail Ferguson, Norman Billings and Tom; and "They Lied About Me" starring Earl Fleming, Grant Dawson, Hazel Leewood and Noreen. Plus: How could she accept Steve's love, though she longed for it? There was another man always on her mind! Read..."I Couldn't Be Unfaithful!" starring Aunt Emily, Diana Albright, Steve Landon and Vic Carey. Also: 1-page text story "The Peaceful Life" starring Dean Cargrove, June Sadler and Ken Hollis. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Love Letters (1949) 22

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    4 romance stories. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 25 #3
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  • Vol. 35 #3
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  • Issue #57
    Love Tales (1949) 57
    Published Jul 1952 by Atlas.

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  • Issue #27
    Lovelorn (1950) 27

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  • Issue #40
    Lovers (1952) 40
    Published Jul 1952 by Marvel.

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  • Vol. 2 #8
    Male (1950-1981 Male Publishing Corp.) Vol. 2 #8

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    Volume 2, Issue 8 - July 1952. Adventure stories, articles and nude photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 98 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #16
    Man Comics (1949) 16
    • RESTORATION. Amateur piece fill, color touch, glue along spine. 2" Cumulative spine split.