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Comic books May 1953

  • Vol. 36 #4
    Love Short Stories (1940-1955 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 36 #4

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  • Issue #37
    Lovelorn (1950) 37

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  • Issue #6
    Lucky Duck (1953) 6

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    Lucky Duck in "Great Egg-Spectations," "Quick, Get the Net," and "Not So Dumb Luck." Goofy Gander in "The Cure," Bull Dozer in "Grime Doesn't Pay," and Morton Monk in "What a Night." Irving Spector art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #7
    Male (1950-1981 Male Publishing Corp.) Vol. 2 #7

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    Volume 2, Issue 7 - May 1952. Adventure stories, articles and nude photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 98 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 3 #5
    Male (1950-1981 Male Publishing Corp.) Vol. 3 #5

    Volume 3, Issue 5 - May 1953. Adventure stories, articles and nude photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 98 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 1 #4
    Man's LIfe (1952-1961 Crestwood) 1st Series Vol. 1 #4

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  • Vol. 1 #5
    Manhunt (1953-1967 Eagle Publications) Pulp Vol. 1 #5

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  • Issue #83
    Marvel Family (1945) 83

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  • Issue #114
    Marvel Tales (1949 Atlas) 114

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    Cover art by Bill Everett. Dial 'Z' for Zombie, art by Jim Mooney; While in Haiti, Oscar Bellows steals the Voodoo Phone from the Voodoo Master; The phone allows the user to conjure up a zombie, which Bellows uses to get his revenge on those who wronged him. The Monster Inside text story. Waitin' for Satan, art by George Tuska; A shrewd man is so confident of his abilities that he makes a bargain with Satan that he can cheat his way to wealth if Satan gives him 1000 dollars to start with. Fifty-Fifty!, art by Cal Massey; As per the terms of his divorce, a man cuts his stepson in half with an ax to take the top half. The Terrible Teeth!, art by Robert Q. Sale. The Little Monsters, art by Tony DiPreta. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #2
    Max Brand's Western Magazine (1949-1954 Popular Publications) Vol. 7 #2

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  • Vol. 2 #5
    Men Magazine (1952-1982 Zenith Publishing Corp.) Pulp Vol. 2 #5

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  • Issue #3
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 3

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    Cover art by Bill Everett. Men in Black, script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita; After losing his job, Jim Horton organizes a gang that wears black hoods to beat and rob anyone he considers "foreign," but his bigotry leads to his death. Werewolf!, script by Stan Lee, art by Bill Everett; A man goes into the forest in order to find proof of werewolves and is attacked; He shoots the beast and returns home to his shrew wife, but he has been bitten. Rodeo!, script by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath; A rodeo clown tries to get rid of his rival by pretending to trip and failing to distract the bull when the rival is thrown off the bull during the riding event. You're Gonna Live Forever, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely; A gangster drinks a serum that will allow him to live forever and goes to hide out in the bayou where he falls into a pit of quicksand. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Mickey Mouse (1941-90 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 30

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    No ads in book. Entire issue from cover to cover is comic stories and one page strips. Mickey Mouse and Goofy investigate strange happenings in their town and Mickey's ham radio leads the two to an adventure on an island. Both stories are untitled. No art/story credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • 1953, #5
    Mickey Mouse (1951 Micky Maus) German Series 1953, #5

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    No. 5, May1953 - German language reprint. 32 pages, full color.

  • 1954, #5
    Mickey Mouse (1951 Micky Maus) German Series 1954, #5

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    No. 5, May 1954 - German language reprint. 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #41
    Mighty Mouse (1947 St. John/Pines) 41

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    100-page giant. Mighty Mouse in "Space Pirates," "One Mouse in a Million," "The Mysterious Stranger," "The Perils of Pearl Pureheart," "Go West, Young Mouse, Go West," "Hokey Hero," and "the Golden West." Heckle and Jeckle in "Dizzy Dog Show." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Millie the Model (1946) 42

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  • Issue #52
    Miss America Magazine Vol. 7 1952 (#45-93) 52

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    Morris Weiss cover and art Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Mister Mystery (1951) 11

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    Wolverton story from Weird Mysteries 2 that has been recut, rewritten, and partially redrawn. Pre-code horror. Cover art by Bernard Baily. Beauty and the Beast, art by Basil Wolverton. The Marriage of Life and Death, art by Milt Knoff. Yakity-Yakity-Yak, pencils by Jon Smalle. The Little Monster. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Mopsy (1948) 17
    Published May 1953 by St. John.

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    Scripts by Stan Lee, art by Howard Post. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    My Friend Irma (1950) 31

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  • Issue #1
    My Secret Marriage (1953) 1

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    "Mother Didn't Know"; Edyths mother tries to act and look younger than her age; Edyth is secretly married to sailor Bert, fearing her mother will feel "old" if she finds out; However, Edyth and Bert eventually break the news and her mother is consoled by her father. "Lonely for Kisses"; Julie starts a small dressmaking business to supplement the meager income that her husband, construction worker Frank, brings home; However, the business becomes very successful and grows until it consumes most of Julies time; When Julie sees Frank dining with one of her models because hes lonely and tired of eating by himself, she realizes her marriage is at risk. "Personal Heart Problems" advice column by Nancy Drake. "The Chance I Took"; Joe returns from military service but seems uninterested in joining his fathers company; Mr. Stone asks his assistant Carrol to undergo a makeover and then seduce Joe into taking a job with the firm; Joe falls in love with Carrol instead. "I Was a Cheat!"; April is engaged to Marc but cheats on him with Kip; When the two men meet, April leaves; She later tries to call Marc to apologize, but hes not home, so she makes a date with Kip; April realizes Marc is the one she loves, but decides to break their engagement. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Mysteries (1953) 1

    "Witch Wolf Terror"; A man returns to Ireland to claim his ancestral home which he moves to the States; A curse was put upon the man's family by the Witch Wolf; The man's secretary plots to kill the man. "Isle of the Doomed"; Two honeymooners die at sea; Their bloated bodies wash up on shore and become animated; Each thinks the other is ugly. "Grim Masquerade" text story. "Club Horror"; A man who is bored with his life of gambling accepts an offer from Death to gamble using chips that represent years of his life. "The Stolen Brain"; A scientist kills an investor and removes his brain; He forces the brain to give him stock market tips; The brain gives the scientist a bad tip. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Mystery Tales (1952 Atlas) 11

    Cover art by Bill Everett. I Can't Stop Running!, art by Sam Kweskin. Love Affair, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Christopher Rule. The Spice of Life!, art by Al Eadeh. Point of View text story. Blackmail! Hang Until Dead! 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Mystic (1951 Atlas) 20

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    Cover art by Russ Heath. The Witch and I; A Count has a witch for a mother and he forces her to use her black magic to gain advantage over the peasants; As she lays dying, she gives him a last doll and tells him that it is a figure of his greatest enemy; She dies before she can instruct him what to do with it. The Door that Never Opens; The constructor of the French Bastille tricks an abbot into serving as a prison guard, but the abbot gets back at him by locking him into the newly-opened Bastille and then setting the prisoners loose upon him. The Slaves!, art by art by Ed Win; This story is narrated by a strangler's hands who regret the actions their owner makes them do. Invitation to the Waltz text story. His Dead Wife!, art by art by Tony DiPreta; A Nazi spy marries a woman who hates them and he kills her and stashes a wireless set in the coffin which he leaves in the castle to warn the Nazi of raids. In the Wake of the Werewolf, art by Sam Kweskin; A man stumbles into a situation where two people accuse a girl of being a vampire and attack her. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #195
    New Funnies (1942 TV Funnies) 195
  • Vol. 32 #3
    New Love Magazine (1941-1954 Popular Publications) Vol. 32 #3

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  • Vol. 26 #1
    New Western Magazine (1940-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 26 #1

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  • Issue #3
    Oh, Brother! (1953) 3

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  • Issue #16
    Operation Peril (1950) 16
    Published May 1953 by ACG.

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Art Gates, Charles Nicholas and Dick Beck. Tales of war and combat from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. The true story of Korean War hero Ronald Rosser; An infantry squad faces a mortar attack; A rookie soldier freaks out during his first combat. Mortars are Murder!; The Making of a Hero!: Corporal Ronald Rosser; Demolition Team; The Enemy; Battle of the Caves; Killer Patrol; Grippers Folly; United in Battle! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Other Worlds (1949-1953 Clark Publishing) Pulp 1st Series 29

    May, 1953; Volume 5, No 5 / Issue 29. Front cover by Malcolm H. Smith, back cover by Robert Gibson Jones. Science Fiction stories by S. J. Byrne, Boyd Ellanby, Gordon R. Dickson, T. P Caravan, L. Sprague de Camp, and Fritz Leiber. Interior illustrations by Charles Hornstein, Robert Fuqua, W. E. Terry, and Michael Becker. 5 1/4-in. x 7 1/2-in.; black and white; 162 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #10
    Our Army at War (1952) 10
    Published May 1953 by DC.

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    Cover art by Irv Novick. Soldiers of the High Wire, script by Bob Kanigher, art by Bernie Krigstein. Deadlock, script by Dave Wood, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Joe Giella. Chessmen of War, script by Hal Kantor, pencils by Jerry Grandenetti, inks by Joe Giella. Fighting Mess Sergeant, script by David Kahn, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Joe Giella. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Patsy and Hedy (1952) 15

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  • Issue #1
    Patsy and Her Pals (1953) 1
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
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  • Issue #46
    Patsy Walker (1945) 46
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    Cover art by Al Jaffee. Untitled Patsy stories. Untitled Hedy Wolfe story. Untitled Buzz Baxter story. All art by Al Jaffee. Two and Two Makes Five text story. Patsy's Club Page. Paper doll. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #101
    Paul Terry's Comics (1954) 101

    Heckle and Jeckle, Little Roquefort, and Gandy Goose. Mighty Mouse is on the cover but not inside. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #9
    People Today (1950 Hillman Publication) Vol. 6 #9

    Volume 6, Issue 9 - May, 1953. Celebrity gossip magazine. 4-in. x 6-in., 66 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Pep Comics (1940) 97

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    "Low Date Rate"; Betty's plan, to get Archie all for herself, backfires. "Kiss and Don't Tell"; Betty gives Jughead a black eye, because he messed up her and Archie's game of padiddle. "Broom For Improvement"; Suzie tries to teach Ferdie a new dance step. "It Pays To Be Ignorant"; Wilbur thinks men are superior to women, but Linda proves they're actually "saperior!" Wilbur thinks men are superior to women, but Linda proves they're actually "saperior!" Untitled story, script and art by Bill Woggon; The studio sends a painter over to paint Katy Keene's portrait. Katy Keene paper doll by Bill Woggon. "Puleaz Open the Door" starring Li'l Jinx and Bill Bubblegum, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Perfect Crime, The (1949) 33

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  • Issue #5
    Peter Pig (1953) 5
  • Issue #21
    Peter Porkchops (1949) 21
    Published May 1953 by DC.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Untitled story, art by Otto Feuer; Wolfie steals Peter's rain-making formula so that he can he a hero and end the drought in their town, but it isn't perfected and so once it starts raining it doesn't stop. Ad for the syndicated television show The Adventures of Superman. Untitled story, art by Otto Feuer; After Wolfie's car and furniture are repossessed he needs someone to swindle in order to cheer himself up. Untitled story, art by Rube Grossman; The boys try to win some money by entering a stray pup in the dog show, and Winky cheats as always. The Missing Lynx text story. People Are People! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Lou Cameron; Superman demonstrates that no race has a monopoly on performing good deeds. Untitled story, art by Otto Feuer; Wolfie steals Peter's motorcycle but he doesn't get very far because it's really a trick motorcycle that belongs to Peter's friend Pongo the clown. Ad for Flippity & Flop #9, art by James F. Davis. Untitled story, art by Otto Feuer; Wolfie thinks he's swindled Peter into buying a fake gold bar, but he is then haunted by the "Spirit of Comic Books" (actually, ventriloquist Peter) and gives the money back. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Pictorial Romances (1950) 19

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    Cover art by Matt Baker. Elopement Hid Our Sins, script by Dana Dutch, art by Matt Baker. Mistaken Thrills, inks by Bernard Sachs. To Love and Obey, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Bernard Sachs. I Was a Toy of Love, art by Matt Baker. Misled by Loneliness, inks by Bernard Sachs. Weekend in New York, art by Ric Estrada. Fooled by My Heart. I Ruled Against Romance, inks by Bernard Sachs. Strange Rival. Contest of Love. The Romance I Tried to Wreck, art by Ric Estrada. 100 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 5 #12
    Planet Stories (1939-1955 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 5 #12

    Cover by Allen Anderson. Kelly Freas, Ed Emsler Art. Stories by Philip K. Dick and Stanley Mullen. 7-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 112 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #41
    Plastic Man (1943 Vital/Quality) 41

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    Plastic Man in "Beast With the Bloody Claws," "The Bounding Bandit," and "The Red Wreckers of Rangistan!" Untitled Woozy back-up story. Jack Cole cover and art? Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 44 #3
    Popular Detective (1934-1953 Beacon/Better) Pulp Vol. 44 #3

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  • Issue #17
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 17

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  • Vol. 44 #2
    Popular Western (1934-1953 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 44 #2

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  • Issue #2A
    PS The Preventive Maintenance Monthly (1951) 2A

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  • Issue #3
    Purple Claw (1953 Minoan) 3

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  • Vol. 60 #4
    Railroad Man's Magazine (1929 Frank A. Munsey/Popular/Carstens) 2nd Series Vol. 60 #4

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