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Comic books June 1953

  • Vol. 47 #3
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 47 #3

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  • Vol. 1 #11
    2 Western-Action Books (1951-1954 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 1 #11

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  • Vol. 6 #1
    5 Detective Novels Magazine (1949-1953 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 6 #1

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  • Vol. 8 #1
    5 Western Novels Magazine (1949-1954 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 8 #1

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  • Issue #18
    Abbott and Costello (1948 St. John) 18
  • Issue #181
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 181
    Published Jun 1953 by DC.

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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The New Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Congo Bill – Coward, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The Space-Mail Mystery starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. Jerry Jitterbug, script and art by Henry Boltinoff. The Forgotten Men of Ghost Town starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. Carelessness is No Joke! public service announcement starring Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Otto Feuer. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #3
    Adam (1952-1954 Knight Publishing) 1st Series Vol. 1 #3

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  • Jun 1953
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Jun 1953

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  • Issue #189
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 189

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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Girl of Steel starring Superboy, art by John Sikela; Professor Lang returns from an island like Easter Island where he suspects that an alien race had constructed giant statues; Part of his returning display of artifacts was a belt that incorporates their alien technology. The Nautical Treasure Hunt starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Too Many Speed Kings starring Johnny Quick, script by Joe Samachson, art by Hy Mankin. The Legion of 100 Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Adventures into Darkness (1952) 10
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    In order of appearance: "The Man Who Could Not Die!"; "Weird Facts"; "Me, Ghost" art by Jack Katz, reprinted in Four Color Fear Forgotten Horror Comics of the 1950s TPB (2010) #1-1ST; "The Hangman Who Was Hanged"; "Strange Footprints" art by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio; Spooky Stickers, Vampires X-Word, Connect the Dots and Run!" activity page reprinted in Haunted Horror (2012 IDW) #27; "Angkor, City of Mystery"; "The Evil Cornucopia" art by Mike Sekowsky; and "Romance of Death". "The Walking Dead: Sandra Was Sure She Wanted to See a Brazilian Zombie, Until..." illustrated text story by Terry Hendryx. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 20

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    Edited by Stan Lee. Cover by Joe Maneely. Stories by Harry Anderson, Joe Maneely, John Forte, Tony DiPreta, Sid Greene, and Cal Massey. Weird tales of horror and suspense—prepare yourself for Adventures into Terror! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 44

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    "Red Moonlight," "The Creeper," "The Phantom Fiend," and "The Devil and the War Bride." Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ken Bald. Stories by Jon Blummer, Ken Bald, Paul Gattuso, and Pete Riss. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Adventures into Weird Worlds (1952-1954 Marvel/Atlas) 19

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    Edited by Stan Lee. Cover by Bill Everett. Stories by John Forte, Carl Wessler, Sol Brodsky, Jack Abel, Paul Newman, Werner Roth, Chuck Winter, and Sy Barry. 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 #21
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 21
    • 2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard, Henry Boltinoff, Martin Naydel and unknown. Art by Owen Fitzgerald, Henry Boltinoff, Martin Naydel, Bob Oksner and unknown. A headlock...a hammerlock...and a heavenly honey have Bob Hope on the ropes in a hilarious "Wrassle-Hassle" by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: Two Honey in Hollywood strips by Henry Boltinoff; The Fittin' Thing 2-pager "Public Nuisances!"; Teen Teasers activity page by Martin Naydel; Varsity Vic 1-pager by Boltinoff; A Bit of Disc and Data article; Kitty Karr of Hollywood back-up story, with art by Bob Oksner; and Peg 1-pager by Boltinoff. 40 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 9
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    "The Sword of the Setting Sun." This WWII flashback tale finds Rex stealing a Japanese sword and helping in the invasion of Dragon's Tooth island. Also includes: "Crime Runs the Bases" (starring Detective Chimp); "Rex Goes to College"; and "New Tricks for Old Dogs." Script by Robert Kanigher and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Irwin Hasen, inks by Sy Barry and Bernard Sachs. Cover by Kane and Barry. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 40 #3
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  • Issue #5
    All American Men of War (1952) 5
    • Cover detached, 5" cumulative spine split.
    • 7 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Full length spine split. Front and back cover detached. Art and story complete.
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    • Book-width tear in front cover.

    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth (credited) and Robert Kanigher (actual). Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Irv Novick, Bernard Sachs, David Kahn, Jerry Grandenetti, Joe Giella, Irwin Hasen, Dave Wood, Bernie Krigstein, Robert Bernstein, Jerry Grandenetti, and Bernard Sachs. Adventure tales of war and the military, including some humor—go into combat with All American Men of War! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #4
    Amateur Screen and Photography (1945-1958 Camerarts) Vol. 8 #4

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  • Issue #19
    Amazing Stories (1950-1955 Pulp) UK Edition 19

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  • Issue #4
    American Crime Magazine (1953-1955 Jatkins Publishing) Pulp 4

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  • Vol. 19 #2
    American Manhood (1953 Weider Publications) Vol. 19 #2

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  • Issue #4
    Amor Film (French 1953-1963 Editions du Carquois) 4

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    Issue #4 - June 15, 1953. Cover of Joan Fontaine and Ray Milland. Includes four-page comic strip of Romeo and Juliette. 8 1/4-in. x 11 1/4-in., 12 pages, printed using a purple ink instead of black. NOTE: French language publication.

  • Issue #19
    Andy Panda (1953-1962 Dell) 19

    Walter Lantz' Andy Panda. Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Hall and John Carey. Featuring the tale "Captain Child's booty," plus two untitled stories! Also has 1-page untitled stories on the inside front cover, inside back cover and back cover! Starring Andy Panda, Charlie Chicken, Captain Slob, Mr. Snidekick, Alphonso the Butler and Mr. Bridgework! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Archie (1943) 62

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    "Rhyme For Romance"; Archie reads a corny love poem to Veronica, who likes it and kisses him; Reggie decides that stunt would work for him, too, and buys a poem from Jughead; After bragging about how he was up all night writing the poem, Reggie reads it to Veronica. "By Shnook Or Crook"; Mr. Lodge has some jewelry that needs repairs and puts it in the pocket of his sport coat; Unknown to him, Archie has an identical sport coat, and takes Mr. Lodge's when he leaves for the evening. "Hose Who"; Veronica sends Archie to get a section of garden hose; He meets Moose and Midge and mentions that Veronica sent him to get some hose; Midge thinks he means nylon stockings and tells Moose he should get some for her. "What's Buzzin'?"; Miss Grundy has Archie and Jughead clean Mr. Weatherbee's office; As they are doing so, they notice a bee hive in the tree outside the office window; Archie decides to use the vacuum cleaner to get rid of the bees. From Hollywood article about movie gossip. Archie Annual ad. "Ride or Wrong"; Archie and Jughead think Reggie has bought Moose's car. When it won't start, the pair pretend to try to fix the engine, when in reality, they are taking it apart. Archie Club news. Wilbur ad. Archie Fun Page. "Truant False"; Reggie and Archie forget to do their history homework and decide the day would be a good one to play hooky by going fishing at the Old Pond. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 9
    • 4" cumulative spine split.
    • 4" cumulative spine split.

    "Red, White and Glue"; Archie tries to give Betty a permanent wave using a bottled solution at home so her hair can be ready in time for their date that night. "Right and Wrong" one-page story starring Suzie. "No Admittance" one-page story; Wilbur argues that the U.S. will never have a female president. "Stranger Danger" one-page story; Archie and Reggie see two guys trying to pick up Betty and Veronica in the park. "Sitting on Top of This Whirl"; Betty tries to earn money babysitting two terrible twin boys so she can afford a new dress. "Stuff about Stars" article; Short anecdotes about Hollywood stars. Betty Fun Page. Archie ad. "Bumper Crop" one-page story; Veronica knocks over a parking meter with her car. "Lip Stuck" one-page story featuring Betty and Veronica. "A Case of Miscasting"; Archie promises the part of Cleopatra to both Betty and Veronica. Archie Annual #5 ad. "Wise Guise"; Reggie suggests that he dress up as Archie and make out with Betty to make Veronica jealous. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 336 #6
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 336 #6

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  • Vol. 4 #12
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    Volume 4, Issue 12 - June, 1953. Art Photography Magazine was a men's interest publication produced from July, 1949 to December, 1958 that focused heavily on photographing the nude female form, as well as a fair amount of "cheesecake" pin-up style photography. Included are articles on how to take better photographs, product reviews of different photography equipment, and diving deeper into what makes photography a legitimate form of art. 8.5" x 10.5", 50 pages, B&W. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #26
    Astonishing (1951 Marvel/Atlas) 26

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    Cover by Russ Heath. "I Died Too Often," art by Bob Fujitani; A man sees a cat fall off of a roof and is approached by a character who refers to himself as The Burier of Cats; This strange character tells the man that he can have the dead cat's nine lives if he wishes. "Bloom of Death" text story. "As Different As Day And Night," script by Carl Wessler, art by Chuck Winter; A greedy woman rents a room to a Dr. Jekyll type whom she thinks is two different people because they look different in the day and the night, but he kills her when she tips off police. "Monkey Face!", art by Sid Greene; A criminal with a gorilla-like face makes a deal with the Devil to look 'normal' in order to flee from police, so the Devil changes him into a gorilla. "Scared Out Of His Shadow!", art by Louis Ravielli; A man's shadow betrays him when it makes his own body shadow the murderous acts it inflicts on other people's shadows. "Come In And Meet The Folks!", art by John Forte. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #6
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  • Vol. 51 #4
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 51 #4

    June 1953. Volume 50, Issue 4 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by Hal Clement ("Mission of Gravity" part 3), Lee Correy, Frank M. Robinson, and Philip K. Dick "Imposter" (1st story in Astounding). Illustrations by Dreany, Pawelka, and van Dongen. Article on firefighting. Cover by Lee Correy. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 168 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #34
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 34
  • Issue #1-1ST
    Babysan A Private Look at the Japanese Occupation GN (1953 U.S. Edition) 1-1ST

    1st U.S. Printing. Story by Bill Hume and John Annarino. Art by Bill Hume. A Private Look at the Japanese Occupation. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, B&W. Cover price $0.85.

  • Issue #3
    Ballyhoo (1948-1954 Dell Publishing) 2nd series 3

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  • Issue #6
    Barsoomian (1952) Fanzine 6

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    Issue #6 - Summer 1953. A tribute to Edgar Rice Burroughs. Joseph Miller, editor. "Did Burroughs Write Literature?" by David Prince, "Beyond the Farthest Star" by John Cook, "Mastermind of Fantasy" by Hal McLain, "Renaissance" by Jonathan Hale. Side-stapled, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 26 pages, ditto printed, black and white.

  • Vol. 3 #8
    Baseball Stories (1938-1954 Fiction House) Pulp Vol. 3 #8

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  • Issue #89
    Basinful of Fun (1941 F.Youngman LTD) UK 89

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    Vintage British humor magazine aimed primarily at men. 4 1/2-in. x 7-in., 36 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #14
    Battle Brady (1953) 14
    Published Jun 1953 by Atlas.

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  • Issue #6
    Battle Report (1952) 6
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    • 2" spine split from bottom through cover and first wrap (taped).
  • Issue #776
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  • Issue #777
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  • Issue #778
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  • Issue #779
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  • Issue #7
    Bedside Clubman (1951-1953 Bayard Productions) Pulp 7

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  • Issue #1953
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    1953 Edition - 1st Printing. Edited by Lawrence Lariar. 300 of the best Cartoons featured in Colliers, the Saturday Evening Post, and Argosy. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W

  • Issue #8
    Best of the West (1951 A-1 Comics) 8

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    (A-1 Comics #81) Cover by Fred Meagher, Dick Ayers and Frank Bolle. Edited by Raymond C. Krank. Art by Fred Meagher, Fred Guardineer, Frank Bolle and Dick Ayers. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #81. Part of A1 Comics, an anthology from Magazine Enterprises with content that varied from month to month. This issue featured tales of Old West heroes. Bullets fly in every direction when three different gangs decide to kill Redmask at the same time. Outlaws try to trick an amnesiac Civil War commander into believing the war is still going on. Straight Arrow must survive the three death-pits of the Comanche. Bait for Bandit Bullets; The Pits of Peril; The Mad Commander; Code of the Drygulcher! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #175
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  • Issue #1
    Big Tex (1953) 1

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  • Issue #44
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 44

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Joe Certa, and Jack Sparling. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. A witch offers to provide a man's fondest wish: to understand the true nature of evil. An escaped convict meets mysterious hooded figures in a cemetery, but he should have kept running. A young couple is taken captive aboard the ship of the damned called the Satana. Excursion; Oil; Destiny; Search for Evil! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 65
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    Stories by Paul Gustavson and unknown. Art by Paul Gustavson, Chuck Cuidera and unknown. Featuring Blackhawk in: "Dungeon of Fear" with inks by Chuck Cuidera; "The City of Mindless Men"; and "The Space Mirror"! Plus: Chop Chop in an untitled back-up story by Paul Gustavson. And: 1-page text story "Diplomatic Courier"! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 55

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    Four new Blondie stories. Cover price $0.10.