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Comic books July 1952

  • Vol. 214 #1
    Short Stories (1890 pulp) Vol. 214 #1

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  • Vol. 7 #10
    Sir! Magazine (1942) Vol. 7 #10

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  • Issue #15
    Six-Gun Heroes (1950 Fawcett/Charlton) 15

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  • Issue #4
    Soldier Comics (1952) 4

    "What Happened on Taewha," "The Boy Shows Promise," and "A Blow for Freedom!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Space Action (1952) 2
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0244705006
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    • Pen markings in a few interior margins.

    "Prisoners of the Incredible Plants," "The Weird Threat of the Space Giants," "Dangerous Migration of the Baalites," and "The Silicon Monsters From Galaxy X." Cameron art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Space Adventures (1952 1st series) 1

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    Cover pencils by Al Fago, inks by Lou Morales. "The Mad-Man of Mars," art by Lou Morales; The Space Rangers track down Nucleo, a shape-shifting Martian. He takes the figure of Captain Arax, and thusly his leisure cruise spaceship, the Staritania. "Invasion from the Moon," art by Frank Frollo; When the preying mantis-like moon insects begin to attack Lunar Station X-32, the Space Rangers discover a plot by Halgo, leader of the Outerplanetary Circle, is waking up the underground creatures; Halgo plans to steal destructive mirrors, old Earth weapons buried on the moon. "Room to Live" text story. "Mummers from Mercury," pencils by Albert Tyler, inks by Dick Giordano; Boss Kipley and his cohort Pete intercept alien radio signals; Boss Kipley arranges to have Modo, Master of Mercury, land with his invasion force of aliens. "Visits the City of Brass"; With the assistance of Professor Eon Tempus, Hap Holliday, Time Skipper, designs and builds his "Year in an Instant" yacht, In their first outing, the pair visit the year 100,001; They encounter a dry seabed with giant crab-like creatures and a giant, land-traversing octopus. "The Birth of the Moon" half-page story, art by Lou Morales. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Sparkle Comics (1948) 23
  • Issue #13
    Sports Action (1950) 13
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    Cover by Sol Brodsky. Stories and art by Bernie Krigstein, Jack Keller, Sy Grudko and Allen Bellman. Profiles of famous athletes from early Marvel Comics, when it was still called Atlas. An overhyped rookie can't live up to his own press; A man turns to pro wrestling to pay his mother's medical bills, in a story illustrated by EC legend Bernie Krigstein; Two racers try to rebuild their careers after a collision during a race. Home Run King... or Heel?; Strangle-Hold!; A Matter of Punch!; Flash in the Pan!; Too Hot to Handle. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Spy Fighters (1951) 9
  • Issue #18
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 18

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Edvard Moritz, King Ward and Lin Streeter. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. An American pilot encounters an ancient biplane and a communist conspiracy over Poland; Suspicions mount after an American diplomat disappears; Roman king Tarquin and his son engineer a deadly ruse on the battlefield. Power Play in Poland; Pistol Lore; The Vanishing Diplomat; Surprise for Spies; Murder Stalks New York; The Spying Son. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #6
    Stag Magazine (1949) Vol. 3 #6

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    Volume 3, Issue 6 - July 1952. Men's adventure magazine featuring articles on sports, hunting politics and crime. 10-in. x 13-in., 66 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #130
    Star Spangled Comics (1941) 130

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    Final issue of the series (becomes Star Spangled War Stories with issue # 131). The Ghost-Breaker in "The Haunted Town," Robin in "Stone-Deaf Robin" (Batman cameo), Captain Compass in "The Killer Ship," and Tomahawk in "The Battling Balladeer." Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 26 #3
    Startling Stories (1939-1955 Better Publications) Vol. 26 #3

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    July 1952. Stories by Kendell Foster Crossen, Raymond F. Jones, Arthur C. Clarke, William Morrison, Phyllis Sterling Smith, Miriam Allen deFord, and Ross Rocklynne. Cover by Alex Schomburg. Virgil Finlay (3) and Alex Schomburg illustrations. 6.75-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 144 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22
    Strange Adventures (1950 1st Series) 22

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  • Issue #6
    Strange Mysteries (1951 Superior) 6

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    Jack Kamen-ish art and stories. "Head of Horror"; A shrunken head pays an ex-G.I. to bring it to its living brother; This scares the brother to death. "Marauding Monsters!"; A scientist is forced by thugs to bring a criminal back to life; He does but the criminal is brought back in the body of an ape. "The Beloved Witch" text story by Marvin Howard. "Dead Man's Curse"; A man kills his partner while prospecting for gold but a curse is put upon him; His wife falls in love with the ghost of the murdered partner. "Doomed to Live!"; An escaped convict becomes disfigured; He's befriended by a dog which stops him from killing himself several times; He hates the dog and the dog is finally killed by a car. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 8

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    Cover art by Bill Everett. The Old Mill, art by Gene Colan; A mill hand disposes of his tyrannical boss by grinding him up. Escape text story. Fame, art by Manny Stallman; Universal rejection makes a would-be actor's mind snap and so he rents a tuxedo with his last few dollars and does a presentation on a building ledge before a gathered crowd until he makes the leap that will ensure his fame. The Storm, art by Vic Carrabotta; A killer hijacks a plane to escape the police; The pilot turns out to be Satan and he lands the plane in Hell. Something In the Fog, pencils by Ed Goldfarb, inks by Bob Baer; A group of smugglers run into the Flying Dutchman. If the Shoe Fits, art by Joe Maneely. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
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  • Issue #113
    Sweethearts Vol. 1 (1948-1954) 113

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    Photo Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring: "No Replacement for Love"; "I Loved a Jet Pilot"; and "The Awakening"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    T-Man (1951) 6
    Published Jul 1952 by Quality.
    • 7" cumulative spine split (glued).
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #631866-024
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    • 3" Cumulative spine split.
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  • Issue #34
    Tarzan (1948-1972 Dell/Gold Key) 34

    Four stories are included in this issue: "Tarzan and the Camera Huntress" (camerawoman Carla Mason and her safari encounter attacking Budwalas); "Tarzan and the Great Swamp" (Tarzan saves Princess Loma froom Terribs); "Brothers of the Spear"; and "A Waterfall and Whydah Birds" (a text piece). Art by Jesse Marsh. Lex Barker photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Tell It to the Marines (1952 Toby Press) 3

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    "The Lady Didn't Know It Was Loaded"; A female photographer complicates full-scale war maneuvers in South Carolina for Spike and Bat. "The Terrible Turk"; On a missionn behind the lines, Spike and Bat meet an old acquaintance, the Terrible Turk. "The U.S. Marines on the Shores of Tripoli" article. Article about bombers of the future. Untitled story, art by Jack Sparling; Two nerdy, young Marines accompany Lover O'Leary as he comments on Good Girls. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Ten Story Love Vol. 30 (1952) 3

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    Alice Kirkpatrick cover. In order of appearance: "Romance Meddler"; "Scarred by Her Past"; "The Price of Loving Him" reprinted in Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #71; and "This Bewildered Heart" reprinted in Love Experiences (1949) #35. Text articles: "Hair Etiquette", "They Met on Their Vacation!", "Can You Accept Compliments?", "In Love With a Wolf?", "What to Look for in a Roommate", and "Stop Playing Second Fiddle". Indicia states "TEN-STORY LOVE". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #2
    Ten Story Sports (1952-1957 Columbia) 2nd Series Vol. 6 #2

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  • Vol. 30 #3
    Ten-Story Love (1937-1951 Ace) Vol. 30 #3

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  • Issue #10
    Texas Kid (1951) 10

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  • Issue #10
    Texas Kid (Canadian) 10

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  • Vol. 47 #2
    Texas Rangers (1936-1958 Standard) Vol. 47 #2

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  • Issue #5
    This is War (1952) 5

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    "Show Them How to Die" (art by Alex Toth), "War Is a Gamble," "There's Always a Way," and "Only a Medic!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Thrilling Crime Cases (1950) 49

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    Final issue of the series (becomes Shocking Mystery Cases with issue 50). "Underworld Mastermind" (art by George Peltz), "The Poisoner," and "Strong Arm Terror." L.B. Cole cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 66 #3
    Thrilling Western (1934-1953 Standard) Vol. 66 #3

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  • Issue #30
    Tim Holt (1948) 30

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    Art by Frank Bolle, Dick Ayers, Ernie Bache and Bob Powell. Cover by Frank Bolle. Western adventure starring movie cowboy Tim Holt. Bad-girl art galore as both Redmask and Ghost Rider face femmes fatale: Redmask is captured by redheaded Lady Doom, who gambles on how he will die with her terrible Wheel of Fate. The supernatural menace of The Harpy turns out to be similar to the trickery that creates the Ghost Rider. Redmask matches wits with a master of disguise. Also featuring a one-page profile of Swissair, Switzerland's airline, with art by Bob Powell. Know Your Airlines!; The Death Wheel!; The Ghost Rider: The Claws of Horror!; Outlaw Hands; The Fight at the Water Hole!; The Man of 1,000 Faces! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Tip Topper Comics (1949) 17
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    • Heavy cover oxidation, edge chipping. 1.5" cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #96
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Dell/Gold Key) 96

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring: Two Droopy 1-pagers; Tom & Jerry tale; Big Spike & Little Tyke tale; Bertie Bird text story "Beach Game"; Wuff the Prairie Dog tale; Flip 'n' Dip 2-pager; and Barney Bear & Benny Burro tale. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Tom Mix Western (1948 Fawcett) 55

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    "The Sign of the Killer," "The Unrecorded Deed," and "The Treasure of Doom." Tumbleweed Jr. back-up story, "The Race." Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Tomahawk (1950) 12
    Published Jul 1952 by DC.

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    Cover art by Bob Brown. The Man from Magic Mountain starring Tomahawk, art by Bruno Premiani. Harlaan Krenn -- Frontier Hero starring Tomahawk, art by Bruno Premiani. The Legend of the Star Chief--Tales of the Arrow Maker, art by Fred Ray. At the Sign of the Eagle starring Tomahawk, art by Bruno Premiani. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Tomb of Terror (1952) 2
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    • 3" Spine split from bottom of comic. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Lee Elias. Edited by Leon Harvey. Stories by Lee Elias, Vic Donahue, Joe Certa, Moe Marcus, Rocco Mastroserio, and Rudy Palais. Startling stories of shock and horror—a veritable Tomb of Terror! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Treasure Chest Vol. 07 (1951) 10

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  • Vol. 31 #182
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  • Issue #8
    True Life Secrets (1951) 8

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    Cover art by Frank Frollo. "My Emotional Error!", art by Art Cappello; Amy fears shell be an "old maid," so she dates Howard, a client of the brokerage firm where she works; They fall in love and become engaged; Howard claims his mother needs an operation and convinces Amy to credit $5000 to his account, promising to replace it promptly. "Who Was the Other Woman?"; Rose works for Broadway producer John as a script reader; She recommends a play by Herbert and he is attracted to her personally, but Rose loves John and he loves her; Herbert says John is a womanizer and having an affair with actress Eve. "Bad Blood" text story. "My Potent Kisses," art by Art Cappello; Pearl dates fellow workers Frank and Sam, but gets a reputation as a "hot dish" because she lets them kiss her; When she overhears Frank, Sam and Robert discussing her, she becomes upset and distracted, and is hit by a car. "I Tempted Trouble!", pencils by Albert Tyler, inks by Dick Giordano; Loretta and Bill get married; He gets a promotion that means he has to travel, leaving Loretta alone in their new home; When Bill is called away to work, Loretta sees a play with Bills friend Pete, who kisses her afterward. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949) 16

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  • Issue #8
    True Sweetheart Secrets (1950) 8
  • Issue #12
    True to Life Romances (1949) 12

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  • Issue #4
    Uncle Charlie's Fables (1952) 4

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  • Issue #5
    Unseen, The (1952) 5

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    Cover by Ross Andru. Contains horror stories. In order of appearance: "The Blood Money of Galloping Chad Burgess" art by Alex Toth, reprinted in Alex Toth Reader TPB (2003-2005) #1-1ST, Alex Toth Edge of Genius TPB (2007- ) #1-1ST, and in Setting the Standard: Comics by Alex Toth 1952-1954 HC (2011 FB) #1-1ST; "Spectral Ships"; "Shadows in Pawn"; "The Hungry Lodger"; "The Devil's Stones"; and "The Nine Horrors". Comic advertisement for Dubble Bubble bubble gum from Fleer. "The Claw of Klath: Was It Hypnosis, or Was Mary Dale a Priestess Out of the Past?" illustrated text story by Irwin Shapiro. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 25

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. "Seance!", script and art by Johnny Craig; John Chalmers hands over his check for $20,000 to several confidence men (unbeknownst to him); he dies and his widow conducts a séance. "Kickin' the Gong A Round!", art by Jack Davis; Marko had worked his way from the slums to a pro boxing career, and easily knocks out his last opponent before the championship match he'd waited to fight in; two visitors pull a gun on him and take him away to the training camp of the man he is to fight next: Jake Houseman. "Paradise!" text story by William M. Gaines. "Practical Yolk!", art by Jack Kamen; Fred Hamilton having visited the Belgian Congo for a hunting expedition, was now on his way home with B'uuna, his servant, to wed his finacee, Louise; Louise presented B'uuna with a present: an Easter egg with a scene of a rabbit and tiny eggs inside. "Collection Completed!", art by Graham Ingels; Anna had always loved animals and one day she saw a stray cat and brought it in to feed, but Jonah didn't approve; To get even with Anna, Jonah started his new hobby: taxidermy. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Voodoo (1952 Ajax/Farrell) 2

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    Rula the Jungle Girl story. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #142
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 142
  • Issue #4
    War Action (1952) 4
    Published Jul 1952 by Atlas.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    "The Revenge" (art by Dave Berg), "Manhunt" (art by Jay Scott Pike), "The Schmo," "Breaking Point," and a two-page text story, "G.I. Snowmen." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    War Adventures (1952) 7
  • Issue #5
    War Battles (1952) 5
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    "20 Minutes to Live," "Tongue of Fire," "The Immortal Sgt." and "The Last Mile." Cover price $0.10.