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Comic books May 1953

  • Issue #180
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 180
    Published May 1953 by DC.
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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Super Telethon starring Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Outlaw King of the Congo starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Easter Island of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Lawman Without a Friend starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. Choosing a Profession starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 19
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2007676009

    The Withered Hand, art by Paul Reinman; While in Tibet John Clay steals a priceless ruby that a monk tells him contains a sinner's soul. The Maggots, script by Paul S. Newman, pencils by Hy Rosen; A scientist confirms his theory that the eggs which produce maggots are found in living tissue. Meet the Bride!, art by Matt Fox. Dead of Night text story. The Strange Children, art by Sam Kweskin; A sorcerer is cheated when he fulfills his end of the bargain to remove all of the roaches from a town, so he brings them all back and transforms the people's children into roaches as well. The Girl Who Couldn't Die, art by Mort Lawrence; A scientist attempts to reanimate his dead lover; After years of failed attempts he succeeds, but she kills herself at the sight of his decades old body. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Adventures into Weird Worlds (1952-1954 Marvel/Atlas) 18
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Edited by Stan Lee. Cover by Bill Everett. Stories by Myron Fass, Jack Abel, Robert McCarty, Chuck Winter, and John Buscema. These tales of horror, sci-fi, and suspense will take you on Adventures into Alien Worlds! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Airboy Comics Vol. 10 (1953 Hillman) 4
    • This is one of our favorite comic covers! Maybe this is how the term "shell shock" got started. A great example of "comic book logic," logic that works just fine for a child. Plus we get a Heap story in this VERY price guide undervalued issue.

    Cover by Ernest Schroeder. Stories and art by Lorence Bjorklund, Gerald McCann and Ernest Schroeder. One of the more fanciful and influential of 1940s aviator heroes, Airboy fights evil with his radio-controlled plane "Birdie" and its plethora of experimental flying tech. Sometimes listed as Airboy Comics #111. No issue # on cover; Vol. 10, issue #4 in indicia. Airboy suspects that enemy agents who use giant guns and bullets to travel are somehow linked to Zomboli, a secretly evil clown who performs for the wealthy elite. An impoverished woman faces an evil countess in a horse race, and The Heap shows up to even the odds. Frogmen discover the link between lobster traps and an attack on a US warship. The final appearances of Airboy and The Heap, until the characters were acquired by Eclipse Publishing in the 1980s. Airboy; The Heap; Lobster Alley; Vitamin Vic; The Tombstone Click; Maloo and the Kicker; Chains of Khydoo. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 51 #3
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 51 #3

    May 1953. Volume 51, Issue 3 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by Hal Clement ("Mission of Gravity" part 2), Robert Moore Williams, Algis Budrys, Irving E. Cox Jr., and Robert Sheckley. Illustrations by Dreany, Orban, Schecterson, Pawelka, and van Dongen. Article on creative engineering at M.I.T. Cover by Austin R. Baer. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 168 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #12
    Battle Action (1952) 12
    Published May 1953 by Atlas.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Major Chang Yung Rockets the Enemy. Fighting a Djin. Bastogne, art by Sam Kweskin. Orders!, art by Vernon Henkel. Expert!, art by Louis Ravielli. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Beyond (1950 Ace) 20
    • Cover detached. 5 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Lou Cameron. Prophecy of the Black Dream, art by Ken Rice; In Paris, art painter Dulaq finds magical paints; Everything he paints becomes reality; So he disposes comfortably of his rival and his landlady. Horde of the Faceless; Henry Keefe considers suicide because he lost his right arm in an accident; He is approached by the legion of "the faceless ones", a dark cult; They restore his arm and want a book of magic in exchange. Lair of the Spidery Fiend, pencils by Dick Beck. Calling All Ghouls, pencils by Chic Stone. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 44
  • Issue #64
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 64
    • Near complete spine split, attached by cumulative 1" with glue on spine of book.
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    • 3 3/4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Reed Crandall. Stories by Paul Gustavson and unknown. Art by Paul Gustavson, Reed Crandall and unknown. From the underwater kingdom of the demon Massacar, here come..."The Flying Submarines!" with art by Reed Crandall. Blackhawk is also featured in "The Legion of the Doomed!" and "The Ghost of Blackhawk Island!" Plus: Chop Chop in an untitled back-up story by Paul Gustavson. And: 1-page text story "Top Secret"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Boy Comics (1942) 89

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Norman Maurer and Charles Biro. An anthology title from publisher Lev Gleason and his primary creator, Charles Biro, featuring teen hero Crimebuster and his nemesis Iron Jaw. A convict just released schemes to claim the loot that's been hidden since his arrest, and frame his double-crossing girlfriend in the bargain. Sniffer & the Deadly Dozen flee from a dangerous Iron Jaw aboard a runaway roller coaster. After suffering heavy losses, the Rocketeers take on the alien invasion force, only to learn it comes from the planet of space villain the Claw. Also featuring Lev Gleason Comics Picture Trading Cards. Crimebuster: He Got What Was Coming; Sniffer & the Deadly Dozen: Iron Jaw's Biggest Bite; Little Wise Guys: The Four Musketeers; Rocky X: The Return of the Claw. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 30

    Cover pencils by Tony Strobl. Stories by Don R. Christensen and various. Art by John Carey, Tony Strobl, Fred Abranz and various. Featuring the tales "The Smoke Smeller," "Beefy Bunny's Muscles," "The Loco Locomotive" and more! Starring Bugs Bunny, Petunia Pig, Horton (Horty) Hare, Beefy Bunny, Porky Pig, Sylvester Pussycat, Cicero Pig and Elmer Fudd! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #144
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 144
  • Issue #17
    Chamber of Chills (1952 Harvey) 17
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    • Interior complete. Near complete spine split. Glue at spine. Staple rust with migration. Oxidation and chipping.

    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Warren Kremer, Howard Nostrand, Joe Certa and Moe Marcus. Harvey Comics joins the parade of pre-Code horror comics pioneered by EC in the 1950s. An amnesiac rediscovers his evil past. The ghost of a murdered mobster haunts the gangsters who killed him. A hunter is stalked by his own magical double. Amnesia!; Cold Type; Chiller Dillers!; Big Fight!; Bridge!; Jealousy; The Collector. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 107 King of the Khyber Rifles (1953) 1
    • Centerfold is detached from staples.

    King of the Khyber Rifles, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 108, with 5/53 date). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Classics Illustrated 107 King of the Khyber Rifles (1953) 4

    King of the Khyber Rifles, 4th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 158). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #13
    Combat Kelly (1951 Atlas) 13

    Three untitled Combat Kelly stories, plus "Cookie Cops a Cutie!" (scripts by Hank Chapman, art by Dave Berg). Two-page text story, "Bazooka Brigade." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Comics on Parade (1938) 89
  • Issue #84
    Crack Western (1949) 84

    Cover by Paul Gustavson. Stories by Robert Bernstein and unknown. Art by Edmond Good, Paul Gustavson, Charles Sultan & unknown and Reed Crandall. Managing Lucy as a singer is only Pollard's front -- he's actually an outlaw and murderer holding Lucy in slavery in the Two-Gun Lil story "The Kissing Monster"! Plus: Sharp Stenger and his band of big-city desperados are threatening to massacre the town of Broken Creek if they don't surrender to them in the Arizona Raines story "The Revolt at Broken Creek!" Also: Once the outlaw world unmasked the Whip and knew his secret, he was as good as dead in "Unmasked"! And: Bob Allen, Frontier Marshal in "Five Against the Law"! Plus: Arizona Ames in 1-page reprint text story "The Other Gun"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 61

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Al Luster, Ken Landau, Al Wenzel, and Charles Biro. A companion series to Crime Does Not Pay from the same publisher, slightly less violent and with more emphasis on police work. A quartet of convicts prepares a prison break. In Morocco, two gamblers try to resolve their longstanding feud with knives and bullets. Star quarterback Teddy gets in over his head with gambling debts, so mobsters try to get him to throw a game. Also featuring Lev Gleason Comics Picture Trading Cards. The Big Crashout; Where Loser Takes All; Strange Criminals; Play Ball, or Play Dead. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Cuentos de Walt Disney (Spanish Series 1949) 44

    Mexican comic book series featuring stories from Walt Disney. Mickey Mouse in "La Tortuga Sagrada". 7 1/4-in. x 10 1/4-in., 36 pages, FC.

  • Issue #98
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 98

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Norman Maurer, and William Overgard. This boys' adventure title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. The Little Wise Guys head to scout camp and wind up entertaining troops with the USO. Dilly Duncan enlists his beautiful cousin Nancy to play a prank on his rival Gruesome Jones. The Little Wise Guys discover that their new pal Ronny is a pathological liar, and cheats on tests to boot. Also featuring Lev Gleason Comics Picture Trading Cards: Famous Fighting Planes. Little Wise Guys: Who's Excited; Dilly Duncan of Dorset High: Gruesome, the Great Lover; It's A Small World; Crimebuster: Killer-At-Large; Little Wise Guys: The Liar; Lev Gleason Trading Cards. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Date with Judy (1947) 34
    Published May 1953 by DC.

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Television and radio's coast-to-coast favorite! In this issue: Five untitled A Date with Judy stories. Plus: A Date with Judy 2-page text story "A Lesson for Judy"; Date Duds -- And a Date Dream! 2-pager "Scenes in Public"; and untitled Varsity Vic 1-pager. Plus: Teen Teasers activity half-pager by Martin Naydel, and Superman says "People Are People!" in a 1-page public service announcement by Jack Schiff and Win Mortimer. 40 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 3 (1953) 1

    Cover by John Prentice. Stories and art by John Prentice, Mort Lawrence, Mike Roy, and Gerald McCann. Western tales both true and fictional, which, like Hillman's crime comics, are often told from the outlaw's point of view. A border bandit finds a safe town to hole up in, but it's not as safe as he thinks. Three outlaws try to con a storekeeper into buying a worthless mine, but he's smarter than they realize. A vicious gunfighter is worried that his thirteenth gun battle will be unlucky. The Iron Song of Mexico; A Bag of Mavericks; Shotgun Shiloh; Baker's Slippery Thirteenth; No Hunting Today; The $5,000 Pump. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #63
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 63
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "Dick Tracy and the Case of the White Rat Robberies," script by Chester Gould, art by Joe Simon (splash panel) and Chester Gould; Tracy and Sam identify the hit-and-run vehicle; Meanwhile, Mousey has an argument with Papa and goes out alone to steal a mink coat. In anger, Papa accidentally releases Mousey's rats; He manages to catch most of them and put them in a pillowcase; After he enters a cab, the rats gnaw their way out and cause the cab drive to lose control and run off the pier. Harvey 1953 Calendar. "Dick Tracy and the Case of the White Rat Robberies" Part 2, script and art by Chester Gould; While searching for Mousey, Tracy and Sam find B. O. Plenty hiding in a cave in the woods; His family is happy to be re-united with him; Mousey takes refuge in a pet store and is spotted by Jimmy McKitchen, the boy she hit a few days earlier; Jimmy identifies Mousey, and Tracy and Sam take her to jail. "Memory of Murder" text story; Captain Byrnes solves a murder. Sad Sack house ad. Untitled one-page Girl Friday story; Myra solves the murder of one of Glenn's clients. "Homicide Ace" text story; Two patrolmen solve a homicide. Minit Mystery Starring the Count; Boris helps Inspector Kelly solve a murder. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Dilly (1953) 1
    Published May 1953 by Lev Gleason.

    Cover art by Charles Biro. "The Big Dance," art by Bart Tumey; Dilly tries to find a way to get $5 so he can take Carol to the dance; Dilly gets the $5 from Hoppy by trying to keep Gruesome Jones from taking Dilly's sister Nancy to the dance; But Gruesome ends up going with Nancy anyway; Meanwhile, crooked furnace repairmen damage the Duncans' furnace so they'll have to buy a new one from them. Dilly Dallies text story. "Introducing Betty Campus"; Betty runs against Bob Lewis for student council president of Suburban High; The campaign ends up a battle of the sexes. "Speed Kings"; Short articles about the fastest race cars, fastest baseball pitch, and fastest electronic computer. "Gruesome Gets the Girl" starring Dilly Duncan of Dorset High; Dilly and Marvin help the new neighbors move in; Noticing the move-in is supervised by a pretty girl named Sue, Gruesome also volunteers his services; Thinking his work would land him a date with the girl, Dilly calls at the home and gets a date with their daughter Sue, who turns out to be just a little girl. Two Lev Gleason Trading Cards in the "Famous Fighting Planes Series." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Doctor Anthony King Hollywood Love Doctor (1952) 3
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust. Rust migration.
  • Vol. 21 #114
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 21 #114
  • Issue #1
    Fantastic Fears (1953) 1
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1571237017

    Pre-Code tales of horror and the supernatural from Ajax-Farrell. Numbering continues from Captain Jet (1952) #5; sometimes listed as Fantastic Fears (1953) #7 (there was no issue #6). A scientist invents an invisibility formula and sets out to become a bank robber. A millionaire moves a European castle to America, complete with werewolf curse. A 2000-year-old seed unearthed from a Japanese tomb blossoms into a man-eating lotus plant. And Death Makes Three!; Curse or Coincidence; Hawk's Folly; The Blood Blossom. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Felix the Cat (1948 Dell/Toby/Harvey) 41
  • Issue #13
    Fight Against Crime (1951) 13
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    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover. (Tape on interior cover.)
    • Label #0355647017
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2048470015
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    • Heavy cover oxidation, edge chipping, tape on interior front cover.

    "Two Heads are Better Than One," "Deadline," "The Big Game Hunter" (art by Sal Trapani), and "The Bloodless Killer" (art by A.C. Hollingsworth). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #467
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 467
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Indicia is "Zane Grey's Desert Gold, No. 467." Painted cover art. Desert Gold, script by Gaylord Du Bois; Led by a Yaqui Indian, four men and a woman escape from a siege by Rojas, the Mexican rebel and bandit, who wants the woman; They make their way to a hidden valley where they await the attack of Rojas and his men. Adapted from "Desert Gold" by Zane Grey, originally published in 1913. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #469
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 469

    Indicia title is "BEETLE BAILEY, No. 469." Cover art by Mort Walker. Stuck in the Scenery for USO Show; Beetle gets his head caught in a bannister used as scenery for a USO show on base and has to stay onstage as the show is being performed. Sarge has a Crush on PX Girl; Sarge has a crush on the girl who sells ice cream at the PX. Tied to His Work; Tired of Beetle loafing on the job, Sarge ties his wrists to a wheelbarrow loaded with sand; The wheelbarrow goes out of control down a hill, taking Beetle with it on a slapstick rampage through the base and into town. Scripts and pencils by Mort Walker, inks by Fred Rhoads. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #1
    Future Science Fiction (1952-1960 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 4 #1
    • 1" spine split from top.

    Volume 4, Issue 1 - May 1953. Science Fiction and adventures stories featuring "The Liberation of Earth" by William Tenn. 7-in. x 10-in. 96 newsprint pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #33
    Gang Busters (1948) 33
    Published May 1953 by DC.
    • 5-1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. Maniac at Large, pencils by Jerry Grandenetti, inks by Ray Burnley. Record Racketeers, art by Sam Burlockoff. The Case of the Doomed Dogs, art by Joe Certa. Nightstick, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 75

    Photo Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by Bob Schoenke and Nicholas Firfires. Gene Autry in "Gene Autry and the Mystery of Gallows Pass" and "Gene Autry and the Murder Mountain Mine"! Plus: "The Lucky Guitar"; 2-page text story "The Pancake Trap"; and the 1-page text article "Border Patrol" with art by Till Goodan! 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Gerald McBoing Boing and the Nearsighted Mr. Magoo (1952) 4
  • Issue #6
    GI Combat (1952) 6
    Published May 1953 by DC.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
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    May 1953, cover by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; "Beachhead Inferno," 9 pages; "Pooch from Pyangyang," 6 pages, art by Reed Crandall; "Blood on the Wingtip," 7 pages; "Operation Baby," 1 page text story; "Zero Hour," 6 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    GI Joe (1951 Ziff Davis) 21

    Painted cover art by Clarence Doore. Save 'im for Brooklyn starring G.I. Joe, pencils by Irv Novick; Nobody in Baker Company was more aware of the rules in baseball than Pvt. Merkle from Kentucky. Service in the Service starring The Yardbirds, pencils by Dan DeCarlo [as DeCarlo and Lapick], inks by Rudy Lapick [as DeCarlo and Lapick]. Joe Turns Frogman starring G.I. Joe, pencils by Irv Novick. Calling All Space Rangers! toy ad. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Giggle Comics (1943) 89

    Stories by Dan Gordon and Richard E. Hughes. Art by Ken Hultgren, Bob Wickersham and Dan Gordon. Cover by Dan Gordon. Funny-animal mayhem from Creston, an imprint of independent publisher ACG, with art by cartooning legend Dan Gordon. Spencer haunts a house so effectively that it can't be sold, so the owner hires Homer the Ghost Chaser to evict him; The Duke and the Dope fake a bank robbery as part of a prank TV show, but real crooks see a chance to score; Hungry dog Snooper secures a meal after he helps a sailor get a date with a girl. Spencer Spook; The Duke and the Dope; Sissy Stuff; Snooper; Slide, Bonzo, Slide!; Lobo Wolf and Cousin Coyote; Binky; Mister Completely. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Ha Ha Comics (1943) 89
    Published May 1953 by ACG.
  • Issue #22
    Howdy Doody (1950) 22
    Published May 1953 by Dell.
  • Vol. 4 #4
    Imagination (1950 Digest) Vol. 4 #4

    May, 1953 Volume 4, Issue 4. 5-3/8 in. x 7-5/8 in; black and white; 162 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #77
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 77
  • Issue #37
    Justice Comics (1948) 37
    • 2 1/2" spine split from bottom of comic.
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    "Dead or Alive" (art by George Tuska?), "The Crook They Couldn't Catch" (pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Gantz), "The Big Shot" (script by Stan Lee, art by Hy Rosen), "Thicker Than Water" (art by Tony DiPreta), and a two-page text story, "The Phone Call." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 50

    Cover art by Marvin Stein. Ex-Con Shakedown, art by Marvin Stein; a man who makes a living shaking people down tries to get money from an ex-con. The Weak Link, pencils by Rudy Palais; a gang is hobbled by its weakest member. No Escape, pencils by Rudy Palais. The Alibi text article. Death Warrant. Ad for The Dollar Mystery Guild. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Kay-Mar Trader Vol. 5 3

    Whole number # 72. Early science fiction zine of fans offering to trade books. 8.5-in. x 11-in.; black and white; 24 pages; no cover price.

  • Issue #11
    King of the Royal Mounted (1952 Dell) 11
    • Centerfold detached. Only one staple (manufacturing).

    Stories by Gaylord Du Bois. Art by Stan Campbell. The adventures of Canadian Mountie Dave King, a character created by Western novelist Zane Grey. This series featured gorgeous cover paintings of derring-do in the best Men's Adventure tradition. The mysterious Red Lion is behind a series of homesteader murders, and has managed to bend a local tribe to do his bidding. Also featuring a text piece on Native American mask art. Action-packed cover by an unknown artist. Indian Masks; King of the Royal Mounted Beards the Red Lion. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Lash Larue Western (1949 Fawcett/Charlton) 40
  • Issue #59
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 59

    The Fright Racket; The Fellers tell Lulu she can join the club if she goes into Carson's haunted house at night. Sawdust Trail; Lulu keeps rescuing the cat Tubby and Willy are trying to lose. The Comedian; Tubby wants to hit Lulu in the face with a sour custard pie. The Outing; Lulu wakes Tubby up after she is locked out of her house in the middle of the night. Cuffed Customer; Lulu finds out why Tubby has a pair of handcuffs in his shoeshine box. Luluson Crusoe; Lulu tells Alvin about a little girl who was cast up on a desert island. The Manhunter; Tubby is looking all over town for a robber named Barry Burgle. Two-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Lone Rider (1951) 13
    • 5 1/2" Cumulative spine split.