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Comic books November 1953

  • Issue #22
    War Comics (1950 Atlas) 22

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  • Issue #18
    Wartime Romances (1951) 18
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497656015
  • Issue #8
    Web of Evil (1952) 8

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    "Creature of Doom"; Nuclear scientist Paul Allen is left to die on the site of an atom bomb test; His treacherous colleague Serb works for "the reds" and plans on leaving the country with Allens wife Gena. "Flaming Vengeance," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Greedy landlord Cal Arnum burns down his own tenement block to cash in on the insurance; The loss of dozens of lives means nothing to him. "Death Prowls the Streets," pencils by Jack Cole; Famous, but retired investigator Emmett Dru takes on one last case; A homicidal maniac is spreading terror throughout the city. "Cast Back the Dead" text story. "Valley of Horror," pencils by Jack Cole; A couple take a shortcut through 'Perdition Valley' after seeing it on a road map found near a car crash site; The car accident victim was a known racketeer. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 22
    • Cover loose at one staple.
    • 8" spine split from bottom.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #008-AA-015
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #5AB331-072
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    Final issue of the series (becomes Weird Science-Fantasy). "A New Beginning" (art by Al Williamson, with assistance from Frank Frazetta, Roy Krenkel, and Bernard Krigstein), "The Headhunters" (art by George Evans), "My World" (the classic story by Wally Wood), and "Outcast of the Stars" (adapted from the story by Ray Bradbury; art by Joe Orlando). Wood cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 45 #5
    Weird Tales (1923-1954 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 45 #5

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    Volume 45, Issue 5 - November 1953. Edited by Dorothy McIlwraith. Horror and Fantasy stories in the pulp style. 6.75-in. x 10-in.; 128 newsprint pages, text (with B&W illustrations). Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #8
    Weird Terror (1952) 8

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    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Alberta Tewks, Marty Elkin, and Rudy Palais. Pre-Code horror comics by the talents at the Iger Shop. Bank robbers take refuge on an old woman's farm, but it turns out the farm is already the refuge for something not quite human. In an adaptation of Ambrose Bierce's The Man and the Snake, an evil old man is terrified by a deadly snake in his bedroom. A warlord chooses the wrong woman as the spoils of his conquest. Also featuring a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. Blood of the Bat; Step into My Parlor; Mirror Image; The Improved Kiss; The Little Ghost. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #665
    Wide World (1898) 665

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    November 1953. A collection of true stories from all over the world. 180 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #62
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 62

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    Cover pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bernard Sachs. "Wonder Woman's Triple Identity!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; A criminal advertises he has Wonder Woman's sandals, and three women show up to claim them. Harvest Moon text article. "Lamp of the Leprechauns," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Wonder Woman has to relight the leprechaun's magic lamp with fire from Halley's Comet. The Amazing Leaning Tower text article. "The Secret of the Amazon Earrings!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Origin of Diana's Earings; She makes them out of part of her tiara; They contain oxygen. NOTE: There is a Pizza Hut Collector's Edition reprint of this comic from 1977. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    World's Finest (1941) 67
    Published Nov 1953 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Debris trapped between case and inner well; Other - see grading notes
    • Cracking to upper left side edge of slab.
    • Label #1557064009

    Cover art by Winslow Mortimer. Metropolis--Crime Center starring Superman, art by Al Plastino; A dying millionaire takes revenge on Metropolis by staging a gangster treasure hunt. Tomahawk's Battle Song, art by Fred Ray. A Livestock Lallapalooza starring Dover and Clover, art by Henry Boltinoff. Eight Crimes of the Octopus Gang starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Fugitive from Berlin, script by Dave Wood. Bombardment by Butterflies text story by Jack E. Miller. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Millionaire Detective starring Batman and The Zero, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. 68 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #51
    Young Love (1949-1957) 51

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    Art by Bob McCarty, Mort Meskin, Bill Draut, Al Eadeh and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #51 on cover; Vol. 5, issue #9 in indicia. Terry questions her own motives in marrying wealthy Colin. Nurse Lois knows that handsome patient Grant is suffering from a broken heart. Redheaded speed demon Ellen meets handsome cop Ben while street-racing in her souped-up jalopy. At this point in the series, the stories become pretty offbeat for romance comics. To Marry For Money; The Will To Love; Roughhouse Ready; Give Me Your Blessing; What Advice Would YOU Have Given?; Speed! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Zoo Funnies (1953 2nd Series Capitol/Charlton) 3

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