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Comic books March 1954

  • Vol. 5 #3
    Imagination (1950-1958 Greenleaf) Stories of Science and Fantasy/Science Fiction Vol. 5 #3

    March, 1954 Volume 5, Issue 3. 5-3/8 in. x 7-5/8 in; black and white; 162 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #13
    Indian Chief (1951) 13
    Published Mar 1954 by Dell.
    • 2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Painted cover art. "The Deadfall" text story, art by Rex Maxon. "White Eagle and the Hostag," art by John Buscema; Chief White Eagle and Chief Grey Owl meet to talk peace, but some prefer war and Grey Owl is kidnapped. "The Copper Knife," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Chief Red Hand travels to the Great Salt Water to see if monsters really dwell there; He rescues Diving Gull from attackers and is befriended by the Kwakiutl tribe. Ad for a free wallet for subscribing to Indian Chief. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #50A
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    March 1954 - "I Couldn't Hate That Much!" Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #52
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  • Vol. 2 #4
    Jackpot (1952 Youthful Magazines) More Cartoons and Gags Vol. 2 #4
    • Water damage.

    Volume 2 - Issue 4, March 1954. 5" x 7", 98 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #27
    Jiggs and Maggie (1949) 27
    • Staple tears.

    Cover by George McManus (credited). Stories and art by George McManus (credited). Humor comics based on the popular newspaper strip Bringing Up Father by George McManus. Wealthy rogue Jiggs tries to escape his dish-hurling wife Maggie and her plans to reform him. Jiggs dodges flying dishes, but somehow Maggie always manages to find some more. The cover features Maggie and Jiggs overcome by a dog who looks exactly like Jughead's mutt Hot Dog, from Archie comics. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #82
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 82
    • 1" spine split from the top.

    Cover by Ham Fisher. Stories and art by Ham Fisher. The amiable boxer strip resumes its focus on boxing as the Korean conflict winds down. While training for his fight with Phantom Dill, Joe is marked for death by a mysterious figure. Plus a profile of legendary boxing champ Jack Johnson. Joe Palooka; Cartoon Laughs at the Ringside; Athlete's Feat; In This Corner. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 25

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    John Wayne photo cover. Kings of the Sky; John Wayne works at a hot air balloon stand and goes on a treacherous ride through the air with a beautiful actress. Hondo; John Wayne rode with the U.S. Cavalry, but now the Apaches have him. The Deserter starring Wayne. Homicide in Hong Kong starring Wayne. The Claws of Death, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Frank Frazetta. The Prospector humor page by Mel Lazarus. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #85
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  • Issue #18
    Journey into Fear (1951) 18
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    • 3" cumulative spine split, tape along interior cover spine.

    Doomed to Live Forever; Jeff Booth falls in love; When visiting Nina, he sees her ages to 103 years old; A talking ape claims to be her husband. Carnival of Death; a thing that likes blood and the sound of crunching bone haunts a carnival. Out of the Coffin text story. Here's to Horror! The Devil's Store; a man opens a tricks store that carries itching powder, exploding cigars, and the like. Comic strip ad for Joe Bonomo body building books. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Journey into Unknown Worlds (1951 2nd Series) 25
    • Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Carl Burgos, inks by Sol Brodsky. The Castle of Shadows!, art by Doug Wildey; When a man returns to the family castle, he finds that stories among the locals of him inheriting the curse of lycanthropy are true. The Headhunters text story. When Death Comes A-Calling; When a truck strikes a small boy and kills him, Death grants him a reprieve. The World Within, art by Robert Q. Sale; A man whose face is scarred by Nazi torturers escapes to an underground world where he is accepted by the blind people who live there. One Extra Head, art by Dan Loprino; When a carnival owner finds a woman with two heads to join the man with two heads on stage, the two-headed man finds his response to her is disgust, just the same as everyone else. From Under the Earth!, art by Chuck Winter. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #162
    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 162

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    "Wild Boy!", art by Maurice Whitman; Greg Hartley has come to Kaänga's jungle to find his lost nephew. "Congo Justice" text story by John Starr. "The Temple of the Leopard" starring Kaänga, art by Maurice Whitman; Hurley pursues the treasure allegedly hidden by Billy's father; Billy's friend and guardian, Noguli, overcomes Hurley, and Billy is reunited with his uncle. "The Firebirds," art by Bill Benulis; A terrorist group vows to drive all whites from Africa; Their leader, Boku, is shot by a young white boy. "Jackal-Man"; Fossil hunters are thought to be prospecting valuable ores and are pursued by Hakkim Rood; Rood is killed by a dinosaur that survived in a warm pool. "The Voodoo Master!"; Tiger Girl exposes a witch doctor's curse of blindness as a trick of hypnotism. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #11
    Jungle Stories (1938-1954 Fiction House) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 5 #11
    • 7" Cumulative spine split (glued). Pieces missing from back cover.
  • Issue #44
    Justice Comics (1948) 44
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    Joe Maneely cover. "They Shall Not Pass" (art by Tony DiPreta), "No Way Out," "Muscle Man," and "Dead or Alive." Two page text story, "Pay the Penalty." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 60
    • 3/4" Spine split.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Lee joins a holdup mob as a getaway driver, but quitting isn't so easy. Escaped convicts decide to rob a bookie joint. A killer hides from police in an abandoned mineshaft. Listed as issue #60 on the cover, although it should have been issue #59; the following issue is listed #60A. The story advertised on the cover is actually in issue #60A. Stick-Up Mob!; Deadly Circle!; Homicide by Proxy; Closeups; The Guilty Always Leave a Clue... Conscience; Cyanide Is for Saps. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Kaanga (1949) 19

    "N'Gagi the Terrible"; Three treasure hunters plot with the Manzanis' witch doctor, Moroto, using a projection of a giant ape, to steal the Manzanis' treasures; Ann exposes the fraud, and Kaänga pursues the criminals, capturing them and restoring the treasure. Theodore Roosevelt bio, art by Mike Peppe. Oddities of the Dark Continent fact page, art by Mike Peppe. Untitled story, art by Charles Sultan; Captain Terry Thunder pursues the treasure hunter King Cobra; Cobra is a master of disguise, but Terry turns the tables and disguises himself as Cobra to infiltrate Cobra's operation; With the arrival of the lancers Cobra's men are defeated and Cobra himself perishes in a fire. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Katy Keene (1949-61) 15

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  • Issue #27
    Katzenjammer Kids (1947-54) 27

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  • Issue #35
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 35

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    Cover art by Russ Heath. Untitled story, art by Jack Keller; During a raging storm, Kid Colt is confronted by Copper Poe, brother of outlaw Vince Poe, who is trying to make a reputation for himself; However, this proves to be a fatal mistake as Kid Colt guns him down; In the aftermath Kid Colt is confronted by one of the members of the Poe gang. Untitled story, art by Jack Keller; Kid Colt comes upon the wreckage of a convoy of supply coaches that have been attacked and left to burn but without any looting done; However, he finds one man still alive among the wreckage: Abe Starr, the owner of the Starr Freighting, he tells Kid Colt that he runs the company with his child Tex. "A Man and His Guns" text story. Untitled story, art by George Tuska; The Black Rider is out near the Lathrop property when he hears a shot and goes to investigate; The shooter is a man named Injun Pancho, who was just recently fired from his job as a Lathrop ranch hand; Pancho spots the Black Rider first and tries to shoot the hero, but misses; The Black Rider then turns and blasts Pancho away. Untitled story, art by Jack Keller; Kid Colt is camping out in the Kenshaw Mountains when a posse finds his location and charge at him with guns blazing; Kid Colt gets on his horse and bolts, and they manage to lose the posse; Eventually he hears a bear roaring and goes to investigate; He finds the massive bear attacking a Blackfoot Native American and shoots the bear dead; The Native introduces himself as Tall Pine the sub-chief of his tribe. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
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  • Issue #46
    Kilroys (1947) 46

    The Kilroys (Americas Funniest Family!) combined the family humor of the then-new sitcom format with Archie-style teen hijinks featuring Katie, Natch, and pal Solid Jackson. Jackson and Natch try to earn money as porters at the train station, but Jackson doesnt have the patience or people skills; Jitterbuck has a series of misadventures while trying to get to school on time; The Brain builds a boat called the "Neversink," but doesn't see the inevitable approaching. Kilroy Kutups; A Living Doll; Taffy-Daffy; The Brat; Jitterbuck; The Brain. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Lash Larue Western (1949 Fawcett/Charlton) 47

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  • Issue #15
    Lassie (1950) 15

    Painted cover art by Morris Gollub. Facts about the toucan, the sloth, the manatee, the rhea, and the armadillo. Roundup in Rio, pencils by John Lehti; Gerry, Rocky and Lassie fly to Rio de Janeiro for a Mardi Gras holiday; A pickpocket, cornered by Lassie, gets away with the help of Diavolo. Diavolos's master, Gorey, has plans for a big hotel robbery. Lassie and the Forest of Flame, pencils by John Lehti; Back at the homestead Lassie alerts our friends to a cloud of smoke; Using the bulldozer they quickly get to the neighboring estancia which is threatened by a forest fire. Lassie Finds a New Friend, pencils by John Lehti; On a hunting trip our friends encounter a young indian, Timbu, sole survivor of the Taquari tribe, and bring him back to the homestead. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Leave It to Binky (1948) 38
    • 3.25" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
  • Issue #4
    Little Dot (1953 1st Series) 4

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    Stories and art by Steve Muffatti and others. One of the mainstays of Harvey's long-running kids' comics, Little Dot also features Richie Rich and Little Lotta. Little Dot turns out to be surprisingly fast on the track at the midget auto races. Richie Rich accidentally disrupts a movie shoot, in a rare story that does not focus on his wealth. Little Dot Meets Uncle Speedy; Richie Rich: Ride 'em Cowboy; Little Lotta. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Little Eva (1952 St. John) 15
  • Issue #69
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 69

    Phooey on Miss Feeny; Tubby teaches Miss Feeny's parrot to say "Phooey on Miss Feeny." The Marble Player; Lulu breaks the Van Snobbes' prize statue to pieces. The Substitute; Tubby's father spanks Lulu by mistake for Tubby's bad report card. The Case of the Faceprint on the Towel; Tubby thinks faceprinting will do away with fingerprinting. The Gravedigger; Lulu thinks that Alvin has buried Tubby. Ol' Witch Hazel's Bag of Tricks; Lulu tells Alvin about when the poor little girl does Hazel's laundry. Calling All Elephants; Tubby's violin playing attracts a circus elephant. Two-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #1
    Lone Eagle (1941-1954 Atlas Publishing) Pulp UK Edition Vol. 4 #1

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  • Issue #69
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 69

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. The Hostage, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Tonto is taken hostage by a gang which is robbing Army supply wagons. Wagon of Refuge, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; After robbing a bank and general store, two outlaws hitch a ride with a covered wagon. The Placid Dutchman, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A Dutchman uses his pleasant demeanor to catch his victims off guard. The Man of the Family text story by Gaylord Du Bois. A Cold, Wet Journey, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Leaving the valley where they have spent most of the winter, Young Hawk and Little Buck head for the plains, crossing a flood-swollen river and escaping attacks by lynx and wolves. Ad for Whitman coloring books; Covers depicted include Howdy Doody, Rootie Kazootie, Bugs Bunny, Lucille Ball-Desi Arnez, Roy Rogers, and Ding Dong School. Ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Rochester Royals basketball player Bob Davies. Based on the popular Western TV series. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Lone Rider (1951) 18

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  • Vol. 18 #6
    Look Magazine (1937) Vol. 18 #6

    March 23, 1954. Audrey Hepburn Actress of the Year cover. Singer Eddie Fisher, Copa Girl, Double page ad for Saskatchewan movie film, Al Capp's Fearless Fosdick comic strip ad for Wildroot Cream-Oil (1/4 page), and tons more. 10 1/2-in. x 13 1/4-in., 132 pages, PC/BW. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #149
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 149
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
  • Issue #13
    Love and Marriage (1952 Superior) 13

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  • Vol. 47 #4
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  • Vol. 38 #1
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  • Issue #47
    Lovelorn (1950) 47

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  • Vol. 4 #1
    MacKill's Mystery Magazine (1952-1954 Todd Publishing) UK Edition Vol. 4 #1

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    title becomes MacKill's

  • Vol. 3 #5
    MacKill's Mystery Magazine (1952-1954 Todd Publishing) US Edition Vol. 3 #5

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  • Issue #9
    Mad (1952 Comic 1-23) 9
    Published Mar 1954 by EC.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Oxidation.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    • Oxidation and chipping.
    • 7 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Cover loose at top staple. Water damage.
    • 8" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Holes punched (slightly affects art).

    Cover by Harvey Kurtzman. E.C. Fan-Addict Club ad. "Little Orphan Melvin!", script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Wally Wood; Daddy is continually too late to save Melvin from danger, and also cannot save himself from Mommy; Little Orphan Annie comic strip parody. "The Raven," script by Edgar Allan Poe, art by Bill Elder; An adaptation of Poe's poem "The Raven." Ad for Panic magazine. "Bop Jokes!", script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by John Severin; Five gags using Bop terms. "Operation Under-the-Ground" (Chapter 3) text story. "Hah! Noon!", script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Jack Davis; Marshall Kane dithers about leaving town, beats up another marshall, and kills some accomplices of Miller before subduing Miller without violence; Parody of the Gary Cooper film "High Noon." 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    MAD Reader PB (1954 Ballantine Books) 1A-1ST

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    1st printing. A book of satire and parody...with a vital message from Roger Price! Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 120 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 6 #3
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 6 #3

    Cover by Fred Kirberger. "All Summer in a Day" by Ray Bradbury, "The Last Caper" by Charles Beaumont, and "Bulletin" by Shirley Jackson, plus more fantasy and science fiction stories by Alfred Bester, Miriam Allen DeFord, Bill Brown, Roger Dee, Robert Abernathy, Manly Wade Wellman, and Anthony Boucher. Softcover. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in. 128 newsprint pages, black and white (all text). Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    Malcolm's (1954 R. Malcolm) Pulp Vol. 1 #2
  • Vol. 4 #3
    Male (1950-1981 Male Publishing Corp.) Vol. 4 #3

    Volume 4, Issue 3 - March 1954. Adventure stories, articles and nude photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 98 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Male Point of View (1954 Point Magazines) Vol. 1 #1

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    Volume 1, Issue 1 - March 1954. Men's interest magazine. 4-in. x 6-in., 64 pages, B&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 4 #12
    Man to Man Magazine (1949 Picture Magazines) Vol. 4 #12

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  • Vol. 2 #3
    Man's Life (1952-1961 Crestwood) 1st Series Vol. 2 #3

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  • Issue #45
    Marmaduke Mouse (1946 Quality) 45

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  • Issue #121
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 121

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    The Voice from the Grave; A woman buries her husbands alive for their money until the ghost of the first victim digs up the latest and they get their revenge upon her. The Cannibals; A son is eaten by his father who has converted to the cannibal way of life. The Gamble!; A gambler's idiot son can spell out the names of winning ponies but refuses to do so after a few wins. Appointment with Death; A 25-year-old with a brain tumor is given small odds of surviving surgery to remove it and has a hallucination of encountering Death. Down Down Down; A professor and his assistant become the victims of mermen who open up their bathysphere in order to get a better look at them. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
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  • Issue #30
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