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Comic books November 1953

  • Issue #2B
    3-D Comics Tor (1953 St. John) 2B
    • 1" spine split from bottom. Glasses not included.

    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

    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 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.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor side edge cracks and scratching to front of slab.
    • Label #1158103006
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • 3" cumulative spine split.

    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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #194
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 194

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    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. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures in 3-D (1953 Harvey) 1
    • 3-D glasses intact.
    • 3-D glasses intact.
    • Cover detached.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple. Does not include glasses.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • File Copy.
    • Label #0910109010
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    • Paper: Off white
    • File Copy.
    • Label #0780152010
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    • 3-D glasses intact.

    Does not contain 3-D glasses - Harvey Edition - Odell's Adventures in 3-D. Howard Nostrand cover and art. Bob Powell art. 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.
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    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 St. John) 9

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    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." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    All True Romance (1948) 14

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  • 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.

  • Vol. 28 #8
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 28 #8

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

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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
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    • 3" tear in back cover.
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  • Issue #39
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 39

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  • Issue #79
    Batman (1940) 79
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1953 by DC.

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    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 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 23
    Published Nov 1953 by Atlas.

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    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

    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.

  • 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
    • 1/2" cumulative spine split (taped).
    • 4" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, cover detached.

    "The Thing From Beyond" (art by Myron Fass), "Almost Human," "The Paper Ghost" (art by Belfi and Tyler), and "Borrowed Blood." Used as an illustration in Seduction of the Innocent. Corpse on cover swipe from Vault of Horror # 26; girl on cover swipe from Adventures Into Darkness # 10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Beyond (1950 Ace) 23

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    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

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    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

    Billy the Kid in "Death Travels Northward," "Stagecoach Blow-Up," and "Dry-Gulch Terror!" 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
    • Cover detaching at one staple.

    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"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Vol. 98 #1
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Vol. 98 #1

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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.

  • Issue #33
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 33

    Cover by Ralph Heimdahl. Stories by Don R. Christensen and various. Art by Ken Champin, John Carey, Phil de Lara and Tony Strobl. Featuring the tale "Bugs Bunny and the Flea-Sized Elephant" and more! Starring Bugs Bunny, Petunia Pig, Porky Pig, Sylvester Pussycat, Phillip (a flea), Jumbo (an elephant), Mr. Kleeboffer, Elmer Fudd, Professor Hotchkiss, Professor Smedley, Cicero Pig, Sea Rover Sam [Yosemite Sam], Timmy, Ray, Phil, Gridley and Joey! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #150
    Captain Marvel Adventures (1941) 150
    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Label #0344298001
  • Issue #14
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 14

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  • Issue #20
    Chamber of Chills (1952 Harvey) 20
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    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover by Howard Nostrand. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Joe Certa, John Giunta and Manny Stallman. Harvey Comics joins the parade of pre-Code horror comics pioneered by EC in the 1950s. A clockmaker's obsession with his latest clock drives him to murder. A deadly package is the result of an evil plan. A recluse encounters a Martian invader. The Clock; Murder; Lay That Pistol Down; End of the Line. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 113 The Forty Five Guardsmen (1953) 1
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Oxidation. Water damage.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 2" spine split from base of comic.

    The Forty Five Guardsmen, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. Art by Maurice del Bourgo. (HRN 114, with 11/53 date). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #502
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 502

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    Painted cover art by Dik Browne (?). "The Ugly Duckling," script by Hans Christian Andersen (adapted from his original story); The Ugly Duckling is unwanted in the barnyard for no other reason than that of his homeliness; He is teased, harassed, and abused, and leaves home to make his way in the world; He suffers great hardships but the day comes when he matures into a swan, the most beautiful bird of all. "The Cat and the Fiddle," art by Alex A. Blum; Nursery rhyme about a fiddle-playing cat, a cow jumping over the moon, a laughing dog, and a runaway dish and spoon. Article about the polar bear, art by William A. Walsh. The Ugly Duckling Pinup on back cover. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #502
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 502

    The Ugly Duckling. NOTE: We do not currently differentiate between HRN 576 copies and other HRN #'s of Classics Illustrated Junior reprints. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #59
    Comic Cavalcade (1942) 59
    Published Nov 1953 by DC.

    "House to House" starring Fox and Crow, script by Hubie Karp, art by Jim Davis; Crawford convinces Fauntleroy that it would be less work to live in his tree, so they swap dwellings. "Oil's Well" starring Nutsy Squirrel, art by Rube Grossman; Nutsy finds an oil can and searches for things to use it on. "Friday the 13th" starring Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer. "Who's You Tailor?" starring Bo Bunny, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. "Tricky Trading" starring Doodles Duck, script and art by Sheldon Mayer. "It sure is hot today!" starring Goofy Goose, art by Rube Grossman. "Farmer Brown's New Watchdog" starring Pinky and Winky, art by Rube Grossman. "Misery! Misery! Suffer, suffer, suffer--!" starring Nip and Chip, art by Otto Feuer. Robin Could starring Tortoise and the Hare, art by Rube Grossman. 68 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #92
    Comics on Parade (1938) 92

    Nancy and Sluggo Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Confessions of Romance (1953) 7

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    First issue (title continues from "Confessions of Love"). "Too Good" (art by Lee Loeb), "I Loved and Lost," and "The Man I Loved." L.B. Cole cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Cookie (1946) 45

    Teen hijinks featuring Cookie and his pals, created by legendary animator Dan Gordon. Cookie gets in trouble with his parents and neighbors for tying up the phone lines by talking to Angelpuss for hours; Zoot tricks the gang into digging a basement that they think is a swimming pool; Cookies dad tests out his new system for predicting horse races. Cookie; Hot Rod Hot-Shot!; Moronica; The Payoff. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Cosmos Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine (1953) 2

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    November 1953. Stories: "Visitor From Nowhere" by B. Traven, "The Gentleman Is An Epwa" by Carl Jacobi, "Shape-Up" by Jack Vance, "Expatriate" by Larry M. Harris, "Hot Squat" by A. Bertram Chandler, "With Intent To Kill" by John Jakes, "Terran Menace" by N.R., "Outside In The Sand" by Evan Hunter, and "The Guilty" by Alfred Coppel. Scientific Articles: "Dere Sir--What Did You Do To The Moon?" by Robert S. Richardson, "Our Solar H-Bomb" by F.M. Turner. Softcover Pulp Digest, 5-in x 7-in, 128 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #16
    Crime and Justice (1951) 16

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    "Peril on the Pacific" (art by Lou Morales); "The Leopard's Claw" (art by Frollo/Alascia); "The Hatchet is Buried" (art by Dick Giordano); and "Murder in the Streets" (art by Stan Campbell). Morales cover. Cover price $0.10.