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Comic books November 1953

  • Issue #2B
    3-D Comics Tor (1953 St. John) 2B
    • 1 3/4" cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached. Missing 3-D glasses.

    3-D comic; Over-sized: 8 x 10 1/4 inches. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2C
    3-D Comics Tor (1953 St. John) 2C
    • Missing glasses.

    3-D comic. Stories include "Killer-Man," "The Run-A-Way," and an untitled story (all with art by Joe Kubert). Back-up story, "Danny Dreams." Kubert 3-D cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 30 #4
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 30 #4

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  • Vol. 8 #3
    5 Western Novels Magazine (1949-1954 Standard Magazines) Pulp Vol. 8 #3

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  • Issue #1
    Abbott and Costello 3-D (1953 St. John) 1
    • Glasses detached and missing.
    • Glasses detached and damaged.

    3-D issue with infinity cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #58
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    Art by Dudley Page. 24 pages.

  • Issue #186
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 186
    Published Nov 1953 by DC.
    • 3" cumulative spine split.
    • 3.75" Cumulative spine split. Tape on interior and exterior of cover.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #2035042006

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Haunted Superman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Suicide Safari starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The Hotrods of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Race to Old Forge starring Vigilante, art by Howard Sherman. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #4
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    Volume 1, Issue 4 - November, 1953. Tabloid magazine filled with stories about romance, divorce, corruption, crime, and society. Softcover magazine, 8.5" x 10.5", 82 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #194
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 194
    • Cover detached, pieces of tape along spine.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Super-Charged Superboy, script by Jerry Coleman, art by John Sikela; A criminal scientist electrifies Superboy with millions of volts, so that he can't go near anybody. The Outlaw Navy starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Treasure of the Lost City starring Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. The 50th Century Bowmen, art by George Papp; Green Arrow and Speedy accidentally visit the future. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures in 3-D (1953-1954 Harvey) 1
    • 3-D glasses intact.
    • Water damage. Does not include 3D glasses.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • File Copy.
    • Label #0780152010
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #053-AB-001

    Cover by Howard Nostrand. Stories and art by Bob Powell and Howard Nostrand. A series of 3-D adventure stories, published to coincide with the 3-D craze in movies and comics of the era. The stories include a space-opera, a tale of explorers battling the dangers of the jungle, and a quest to discover the strange mountain creature known as the Snowman. Plus a story that takes advantage of the 3-D technology of the era by telling two separate tales on the same page. Breaking the Time Barrier!; Jungle Drum; Three-D Blinkey; The Hidden Depths; The Snowman; Sand. 36 pages, B&W with 3-D effects. NOTE: Originally distributed with 3-D glasses; may or may not still have them included. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #25
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 25

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    "A Very Grave Matter!" with art by Bill Benulis; "A Terrible Trophy" with art by Matt Fox; "The Corpses Come Back!" with art by Gene Colan; "The Speed-Up!" with art by Tony DiPreta; and "Snakes Alive." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 49

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    "The Sheriff and the Witch," "Talent for Terror" (art by Kenneth Landau), "The Kraken," and "The Eternal Fires!" Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ken Bald. Stories by Robert McCarty, Ken Landau, Jon Blummer, Dick Beck, and Art Gates. 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 #9
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 9
    • Cover and centerfold detached. Deteriorating staples.

    Written by unknown. Art by unknown. Cover by Owen Fitzgerald? Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis star in a 3-part untitled tale! Plus: Honey in Hollywood untitled 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Twisting the Dial text piece "Meet Red Buttons"; and Hubie untitled back-up story. 40 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1952-1955 St. John) 9
    • .5" Spine split from top. Water damage.

    Mighty Mouse in "Mighty Mouse Faces a Challenge," "Sky Riding," "The Sponge Monster," "The Runaway Rocket," and a two-page text story, "The Green Planet." 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 41 #2
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  • Issue #14
    All True Romance (1948) 14

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  • Vol. 3 #8
    Amateur Art and Camera (1950-1961 Camerarts Publishing) Magazine Vol. 3 #8

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    Volume 3, Issue 8 - November, 1953. Art and Camera Magazine is a great tool for the amateur artist. It contains articles, exposes and product reviews that you can use to your advantage while exploring creativity in the world of fine arts. 8.5" x 11", 50 pages, B&W. Contains nudity and is recommended for mature readers. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 27 #7
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 27 #7

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    Oct-Nov 1953. Science fiction stories by Theodore Sturgeon, Robert Sheckley, Richard Matheson, H.L. Gold and Robert Krepps, Paul Lohrman, Arthur Feldman, Richard Wilson, Richard Sternbach, and Vern Fearing. Cover by Art Sussman. 5-1/2 in. x 7-1/2 in.; black and white; 144 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #24
    Amazing Stories (1950-1955 Pulp) UK Edition 24

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  • Issue #9
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  • Vol. 14 #11
    Argosy (1926-1974 Fleetway) UK Vol. 14 #11

    Volume 14, Issue 11 - November, 1953. Squarebound, 4.5" x 7", 144 pages, B&W.

  • Vol. 337 #5
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 337 #5

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  • Vol. 2 #3
    Army Laughs (1951-1978 Crestwood) 2nd Series Vol. 2 #3

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    Men's interest digest with comics, jokes and tasteful pin-up photography. 5" x 6.5", 98 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 5 #5
    Art Photography (1949-1958) Magazine Vol. 5 #5

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    Volume 5, Issue 5 - November, 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.

  • Vol. 9 #11
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  • Vol. 52 #3
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 52 #3

    Volume 52, Issue 2 - November 1953. Cover by Sam Andre. Science fiction stories by Raymond F. Jones, James Blish, Raymond E. Banks, Robert Sheckley, and John Murphy. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #30
    Authentic Police Cases (1948) 30
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Water damage.
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    • 1/2" cover-to-cover tear.
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    • 3" tear in back cover.
  • Issue #39
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 39
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom.
  • Issue #79
    Batman (1940) 79
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1953 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #3803699001

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "Bride of Batman!", script by David Vern, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; When the Shah of a foreign nation wants Vicki as his wife, she gets out of it (or so she thinks) by announcing that she is secretly engaged to Batman! Give Your Pet All the Breaks! public service announcement with Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "The Batman of Yesterday!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Ray Burnley; A criminal claims to have recovered a long lost treasure of gold; Batman and Robin ask Professor Nichols to send them back in time to the Gotham of 1753, where they meet with Captain Lightfoot. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Grand Jury" text story by Jack Miller. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Batman--Gang Boss!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin are escorting a prisoner transport when their plane crashes on what appears to be a deserted island; But the island is controlled by the murderous pirate Lars Veking, and Batman and Robin find unexpected brothers-in-arms in the form of the prisoners they are escorting. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 23
    Published Nov 1953 by Atlas.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #3712147017

    Trapped In... Tong-Tu Pass, art by George Tuska. Last Bullet, art by Bernie Krigstein. Terror Tactic text story. Hill 609!, art by Tony Mortellaro. Friend or Foe! 32 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Battle Cry (1952) 9

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    Cover by Vickers. Stories and art by Eugene E. Hughes, Tony Mortellaro and A. C. Hollingsworth. War comics from publisher Stanley Morse in the tradition of EC's war comics. New continuing character Pvt. Ike pursues a female war correspondent who's visiting the front, but she's dealt with his kind before. A tragic accident during basic training follows Private Trask all the way to Korea. An informational story about a soldier's standard gear and equipment. A warm-natured private from the Deep South finds Korean winters far too cold, so his buddies conspire to find him an extra blanket. Pvt. Ike: Private, Do Not Disturb; 7 Seconds to Hell; Leadership; Carbine; A G.I.'s Equipment; A Blanket for Angie. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 14

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    Three Battle Bradly untitled stories (art on at least one by Syd Shores). Back-up story, "Korea, the Hermit Kingdom!" Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #798
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  • Issue #799
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  • Issue #800
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  • Issue #801
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  • Vol. 12 #5
    Beauty Parade (1941-1956 Harrison Publications) Vol. 12 #5

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  • Vol. 4 #1
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  • Issue #6
    Beware (1953 Trojan/Merit) 6

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    Stories and art by Henry Kiefer, Al Tyler, John Belfi, and Myron Fass. Pre-Code horror comic from Trojan Magazines really gets into gear with this issue. In fact, this issue was used for an illustration in the anti-comics classic Seduction of the Innocent (illo #12, with caption, "Children are first shocked and then desensitized by all this brutality."). A mad scientist builds a robot and programs it to think, then is surprised when it attacks him with a yen for taking over the world. In one of the more original "poetic justice" horror stories, a man murdered in a paper pulper returns from the grave to avenge his murder through paper products. Hugo seeks revenge on those who have slighted him. Plus a grisly article about real-life decapitations and what happens after. The Thing from Beyond; Almost Human; The Paper Ghost; Life After Death?; The Phantom of the Moor. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Beyond (1950 Ace) 23
    • Cover and first wrap detached at one staple.

    In the Coils of the Python Queen, art by Jim McLaughlin; Harley Dolan goes to India to find some python snakes for his circus; He returns with many snakes and beautiful Boidae as their presenter; What Dolan doesn't know is that Boidae and her pythons are were-snakes, changing forms at will. The Unsleeping Dead, art by Lou Cameron. Talisman of the Evil Brood, pencils by Sy Grudko; Newspaper columnist Ronald Colby likes to ruin the lives of people; When he accuses the mystic Madame Khal of being a fraud, she presents him with a special gift; A ring which makes his demons visible. Minion of the Bloody Horsemen. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #3
    Beyond Fantasy Fiction (1953-1955 Galaxy Publishing) Vol. 1 #3
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    November 1953. Cover by Rene Vidmer. Fantasy stories: "The Real People" by Algis Budrys, "House...Wife" by Boyd Ellanby, "My Darling Hecate" by Wyman Guin, "The Helpful Haunt" by Richard Deming, "Hush!" by Zenna Henderson, "Just Imagine" by Ted Reynolds, "The Big Breeze" by Franklin Gregory and "Sorry, Right Number" by Richard Matheson. 160 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #19
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 19

    A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy seeks revenge on the strange skull-masked figure who gunned down his young friend Tom, but everyone else thinks the killer is Death itself. Billy is the sole survivor of a dynamite attack on a stagecoach, but the bandits left two things behind: a horse and a telltale cigarette case. Billy stumbles on a train robbery in progress. Death Travels Northward!; Stagecoach Blow-Up!; Dry-Gulch Terror!; The Crooked Deck. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Black Rider (1951) 19

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    Three untitled Black Rider stories (Syd Shores art). Two Gun Kid back-up story. Two-page text story, "Necktie Party." Shores cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 70
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #3758471006
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    • Water damage, cover coming loose at staples.

    Stories by Paul Gustavson and unknown. Art by Paul Gustavson, Dick Dillin and unknown. From the depths of the sea come the fearsome jet raiders led by the greatest enemy the Blackhawks ever faced! Don't miss..."The Return of Killer Shark" with pencils by Dick Dillin. Blackhawk is also featured in "Master of Murder" with pencils by Dillin, and "The End of a Blackhawk" with pencils by Dillin. Plus: Chop Chop in an untitled back-up story by Paul Gustavson, reprinted from issue #41 (with a page cut). And: 1-page text story "Plan for Doom"! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 60

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    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Nov 1953
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Nov 1953

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  • Issue #95
    Boy Comics (1942) 95

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro and others. An anthology title from publisher Lev Gleason and his primary creator, Charles Biro, featuring teen hero Crimebuster and his nemesis Iron Jaw. Ex-villains Sniffer and the Deadly Dozen trick supervillain Iron Jaw into joining the Straight and Narrow Club. A skeleton and a cryptic note unearthed at a construction site send Crimebuster on the trail of a long-forgotten murder. Rocky X has a plan to save the planet from its erratic orbit, but first he must find a way to communicate with the antlike Kallaxians. Also featuring a vintage ad for a "Tom Corbett, Space Cadet 'Invisible Helmet'," and another for a "Foreign Legion Cap." Crimebuster: Bones to Riches; Little Wise Guys: The Smugglers; Sniffer and Iron Jaw: The Straight and Narrow Club; Rocky X: Attack From Outer Space. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Boy Loves Girl (1952) 40

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Al Wenzel, Robert Martinott, Stuart Hawkins and Jim McArdle. Don needed to stop her! In her condition...anything could happen! Featuring these A True Love Story tales: "I Paid with My Heart"; "Summer Romance"; "A Stranger to Love"; and "Ticket for Love"! Plus: "Do You Need Advice?" letters page by Agnes Holmes. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Brides Romances (1953) 1

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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. He just stood there...his eyes burning with hatred! If only he would give her time to explain in... "Wrong Way Wedding"! Also featuring: "I Was Ashamed of Him"; "Summer Fling"; and "Nobody Wanted Me"! Plus: 1-page text story "A Night to Remember"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 49 #5
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