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Comic books April 1954

  • Vol. 127 #6
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Vol. 127 #6
  • Issue #199
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 199
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    • Staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy Meets Superlad, art by John Sikela; Superboy encounters someone who looks, talks, and acts just like him. The Fire-Fighter of the Seven Seas starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Pirate Puzzle starring Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. The Frozen Archer starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 44 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 30
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1298705025

    Cover art by Syd Shores. They Fly By Night; A boy's parents are killed by a vampire during a trip to Hungary and he survives because the vampire is too sated to drain his blood. Uninvited Guests text story. The Dead Don't Sleep, art by Al Eadeh; Have you ever wondered if the dead resent the Mediums who disturb their rest?; This story answers that question. The Man in the Shadows. Don't Nod, art by Sy Grudko. A Scream in the Night, art by Vince Colletta; All of the people surrounding a writer turn out to be members of a sacrificial cult and since one of them is a psychologist, they have the writer committed to an asylum after he stumbles upon one of their ritual human burnings. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 54
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    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    "Dry Death," "The Man Who Lost His Face," and "One Bright and Shining Day." 3-D effect stories and cover. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Harry Lazarus. Stories by Harry Lazarus and Bob Forgione. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 3-D effect stories and cover. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 26

    Written by Martin Naydel, Henry Boltinoff and unknown. Art by Owen Fitzgerald, Martin Naydel, Henry Boltinoff and unknown. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, takes to the skies in an untitled 3-part story, with art by Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: Teen Teasers activity page by Martin Naydel; Block Buster activity page by Naydel; A Bit of Disc and Data article; Honey in Hollywood 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; and Liz back-up story. 40 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 14
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    • Cover detached, 3" spine split

    "The Eagle Hunter!" Danny Dennis and Rex go on a train trip, leading to a scene in which Rex leaps out a window and rescues a rancher named Joan Ashley. The action takes place during a celebration of the Wild West. Also includes "Murder in the Blue Yonder!" (starring Detective Chimp) and "The Valley of the Thunder King!" (starring Rex). 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.

  • Issue #10
    All American Men of War (1952) 10
    • 7-1/2" cumulative spine split, cover coming loose at staples.

    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth (credited) and Robert Kanigher (actual). Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Jerry Grandenetti, Bernard Sachs, David V. Reed, Irv Novick, Joe Giella, Irwin Hasen, Art Wallace, Jerry Grandenetti, Joe Giella, Bill Woolfolk, Frank Giacoia, and Sy Barry. Adventure tales of war and the military, including some humor—go into combat with All American Men of War! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    All True Detective Cases (1954) 2

    First issue in the series. "Pretty Boy Floyd" (pencils by Marcus, inks by Rocke Mastroserio), "Frankie Yale," Jack 'Legs' Diamond in "The Devil's Disciple," Lucky Dale in "The River Pirates." Overstreet lists this as having Wally Wood art, though none of the art looks like it. If he did indeed work on this issue, it's most likely on the last story or on the cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Andy Hardy (1952 Dell) 5

    Series continues from Andy's appearances in Four Color Comics. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Andy Panda (1953 Dell) 24

    Walter Lantz' Andy Panda. Stories by Don R. Christensen. Art by Ken Champin, Vic Lockman and Harvey Eisenberg. Featuring four untitled tales, plus an untitled story on the inside front cover! Starring Andy Panda, Charlie Chicken, Captain Sly and Poncho Panda (Andy Panda's nephew)! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Approved Comics (1954) 4
    • 6" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #32
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 32
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing, interrupts art and story.

    "The Werewolf Takes a Wife" (art by Paul Reinman), "Arrival" (art by Tony Mortellaro), "Her Other Face," "Initiation Fee," "Double or Nothing" (art by Tony DiPreta), and a two-page text story, "Pearls of the Dead." Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 53 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 53 #2

    April 1954. Volume 53, Issue 2 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by E.B. Cole, Chad Oliver, Robert Abernathy, Joseph Whitehill, and Hal Lynch. Illustrations by Freas, Doore, and van Dongen. Article on atomic waste. Cover by Kelly Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 168 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #20
    Baffling Mysteries (1952) 20
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    The Maze Master, art by Lou Cameron; Victor Rarlo is a sadist who loves puzzles and lets people perish in his fiendish mazes; Being challenged by a strange mystic, Rarlo travels into psychedelic mind-mazes and gets irreversibly caught in the maze of his own mind. Tune of the Zombie Queen, art by Louis Zansky; Washed-up dancers Ferdie and Doris take over a stage act from a genuine voodoo queen in New Orleans; They have to pay a price though--and turn into zombies. Hostage of the Unearthly, art by Ken Rice; Demons from the "half-world" invade our "earth-plane" through a pathway opened by radiation experiments. When Voodoo Drums Rumble, art by Jim McLaughlin. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 18
    • 3" spine split from base of comic.
  • Issue #49
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 49
    • Paper: Slightly britle
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Scratch on back of case
    • Label #0252845006

    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, John Giunta and Joe Certa. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. Henpecked Abner contends with his domineering wife over their shared bathroom, until one day Abner just snaps. A dark spoof of The Three Musketeers finds the sinister Milady with a secret advantage against the heroes. A harried businessman is tormented by letters from Death, promising an impending meeting. Clean As a Whistle; The Three Musketeers; Paranoia; A Promise Kept. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 75
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Moderate color touch.
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    Cover by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Featuring: 10 page Blackhawk story "The Flying Cannon" starring Blackie (Blackhawk's hawk mascot) and Prof. Anton, drawn by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera; 4 page Chop Chop reprint story "An Ill Wind" drawn by Paul Gustavson (?); 7 page Blackhawk story "Blind Victory" drawn by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera; 1 page Blackhawk reprint text story "Bombs Away"; 7 page Blackhawk story "The Z Bomb Menace" drawn by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    Boy Comics (1942) 100

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by C. H. Moore, Ben Brown, Jay Scott Pike, Ralph Mayo, and Charles Biro. An anthology title from publisher Lev Gleason and his primary creator, Charles Biro, featuring teen hero Crimebuster and his nemesis Iron Jaw. Iron Jaw's new face is revealed, and it's even more horrifying than his previous one. A comics retelling of the famed 1938 rematch between heavyweight champion Joe Louis and German boxing legend Max Schmeling. Their space battles over, Rocky and Simpy are reassigned the Korean peninsula as the Korean War heats up. Crimebuster: One Second To Zero; Conquer Any Worlds Lately?; Sniffer and Iron Jaw: Riot; Famous Eccentrics; Crimebuster: They Called Him Crazy; Rocky X: Planet To FBI - Over; Best Fights Of The Century: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Broadway Hollywood Blackouts (1954) 1
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  • Issue #1
    Bughouse (1954) 1
    Published Apr 1954 by Ajax.
    • 7" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Stories by Colin Allen and unknown. Art by Colin Allen and unknown. Featuring: "Salami and the Seven Nails"; What a Family! newspaper strip "Cheap Freeze" (by Colin Allen); "The Thing in the Window"; and "Strife With Father"! Plus: 2-page text story "Dropsy-Turvy"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Buster Crabbe (1953 Lev Gleason) 3

    Stories and art by Alex Toth, Mike Peppe, Pete Morisi and Mort Leav. Adventures in space, the Wild West and the jungle with actor Buster Crabbe, famed for playing Flash Gordon. Sometimes listed as The Amazing Adventures of Buster Crabbe #3. Buster investigates reports of a radioactive tiger in South America, and discovers a secret facility developing atomic weapons. Buster crashes into a flying saucer that abducts him to Callisto, where he is forced to compete in savage gladiatorial chess games. At a logging camp, Buster Crabbe encounters pirates who frame him for the murder of...Buster Crabbe. Featuring art by comics legend Alex Toth. Strange Case of the Radioactive Tiger; Science Lore; Invisible Monsters of Callisto; Lore of the West; Pirates of the Timberland. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #3
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Vol. 2 #3

    Volume 2, Issue 3 - April 1954. Men's interest magazine featuring War, Hunting, and Adventure stories, along with cartoons, and in later issues Pictorials. This issue features "The Snatchers" by Lionel White, and When Conan Doyle Played Sherlock Holmes to Trap a Vicious Murderer!" by Alan Hynd. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 102 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Celebrity (1954 Magnum Publications) Vol. 1 #1

    Volume 1, issue 1 - April 1954. Men's interest magazine focusing on celebrities, athletes, and pin-up models. 4-in. x 5 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #20
    Cisco Kid (1951 Dell) 20
    Published Apr 1954 by Dell.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Painted Cover by Ernest Nordli. Stories by unknown. Art by Bob Jenney. Featuring the tales "The Petticoat Marker" and "The Fiesta Cover-Up"! Also: the 1-page filler "Brands and Branding" on the inside front cover! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 118 Rob Roy (1954) 1
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Rob Roy, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 119, with 4/54 date). His father's papers mysteriously stolen, young Francis Obaldistone rides up into the wild Highlands of Scotland in search of them. Suddenly, he finds himself in the midst of the plotting, treachery, heroism and drama of a fiery Scottish rebellion. And suddenly, and strangely, he meets the many-sided robber, Rob Roy, outlaw to the authorities, hero to the clans. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #507
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 507

    Painted cover art by Dik Browne. "Jack and the Beanstalk," script by William Godwin (adapted from his original story), art by Alex A. Blum; Jack exchanges the family cow for a few beans; His mother is furious and tosses the beans out the window; The next morning, Jack finds a beanstalk growing to the clouds and climbs it; In the clouds, he discovers a land dominated by a cruel Giant; On several trips up and down the beanstalk, Jack steals the Giant's bags of gold, his magic hen, and his talking harp; The Giant attempts to pursue Jack down the beanstalk but falls to his death; A good fairy restores Jack's long-lost father, a knight who has been serving for many years in the wars. "My Shadow," script by Robert Louis Stevenson, art by Alex A. Blum; Poem from "A Child's Garden of Verses" about a child's shadow. Article about the gorilla, illustrated by William A. Walsh. Jack and the Beanstalk pinup on back cover by Alex A. Blum. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #503
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 503

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

  • Issue #15
    Combat Casey (1952) 15
    Published Apr 1954 by Atlas.
  • Issue #1APR
    Complete Love Magazine Vol. 30 (1954) 1APR

    First issue with whole numbering in indicia (176). All reprints. Stories reprinted from All Love (1949) 31 and Real Secrets (1950) 5. Photo cover. In order of appearance: "Behind Our Wedding Vows"; "Her Reckless Pretense"; "I Was One Among Others"; and "I Woke Up Married". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Crazy (1953) 5
    • Interior complete. Full spine split.

    (C) Carl Burgos (A) Joe Maneely, Dick Ayers, Howard Post, Mike Sekowsky. Parody/satire of Sinbad the Sailor, The Wolf Man, Censorship, and others. FC, 32 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #133
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 133

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by George Tuska, Ralph Mayo, Al Wenzel, C. H. Moore and Charles Biro. The title that launched the crime comics genre, Crime Does Not Pay was noted for its violent pre-Code content and lurid tales of underworld life. Charlie the Ape is ready to get the loot from a year-old bank job from beautiful Lili Ravell, but Lili is preparing to turn the gang against each other so she can keep the money for herself. Ex-convict Joyce is caught between the new scheme with the new boyfriend and violent old flame Nick, who wants her back at any cost. A convict tells his parole board how beautiful redhead Connie led him down the road to prison, in a story with classic bad-girl art by Ralph Mayo. Darkly amusing bad-girl cover by Charles Biro. The Murder Mad Gang of East City; Valentine in Lead; Hang on to Your Steam Shovel!; Cobra with Lipstick; Crazy to Kill!; On the Level. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 22
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    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, small amount of glue on spine of cover, tear seals to cover.
    • Label #1056441001
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Scratch on back of case
    • Label #1226812017

    "In Each and Every Package" (art by Reed Crandall), "Monotony" (art by Bernard Krigstein), "Cinder Block" (art by Jack Kamen), and "Sight Unseen" (art by Joe Orlando). Johnny Craig cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 41
  • Issue #3
    Danger is Our Business! (1953) 3
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Small chew-hole through book, cover detached, staple rust/migration.
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    "The Killer Mountain," "The Fatal Triple," "Four Hundred Miles of Danger," and "The Wound." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #109
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 109

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Irving Watanabe, Ben Brown, Robert Martinott and Tony DiPreta. This boys' adventure title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. Slugger gets taken up in yet another runaway plane, this one a large-scale model radio-controlled aircraft. Dilly Duncan's prank war with Gruesome Jones escalates during April Fool's Day, until Gruesome winds up in court. The backup historical strip features true stories of people who were amazingly lucky. Also, a biography of baseball legend Lou Gehrig, and a history of the Aztec Empire. Little Wise Guys: The Racket Busters; The Little Wise Guys Scrap Book: More Than Muscle; Dilly Duncan of Dorset High: April Fool; Fortune's Favorites; Little Wise Guys: Up a Mysterious Tree; Little Wise Guys: Wise Guys vs Gravity; History in Our Backyard. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Dark Mysteries (1951) 17
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom of comic.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • Label #1624306006

    "Lady with the Mask of Death" (art by Hy Fleishman), "Horror of the Fifth Corpse" (art by John D'Agostino), "Terror of the Man-Ape" (art by A.C. Hollingsworth), and "Verdict of Terror." Fleishman cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #206
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 206
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Oxidation.
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    • Photocopy reproduction front cover on glossy stock included (unattached).

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Trapper of Gotham City starring Batman and Robin, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye. Know Your Community! public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Case of the Slumbering Sleuth starring Sierra Smith, art by Frank Giacoia. Casey the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Wings of Danger starring Mysto Magician Detective, art by Leonard Starr. I Should've Been Dead text article by Jack Miller. The Nightmare World starring Roy Raymond TV Detective, art by Ruben Moreira. 40 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 74
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Cover art by Joe Simon. "Dick Tracy and the Case of the Fiendish Photographers," script by Chester Gould, art by Joe Simon (splash) and Chester Gould; After getting thousands of letters, Dick and Tess accept the name a nurse gives their baby; A photographer convinces Dick to allow her to photograph the child; What Tracy does not realize is that the photographer plans to kidnap his child. "Part 2," script and art by Chester Gould; Kidnapping turns into murder as Crewy Lou and Sphinx attempt to steal the Knox baby. "Death of a Dog-Lover" text story; A dog helps Lt. McCall solve a murder. Ripley's Believe It or Not house ad. Untitled one-page Girl Friday story; Glenn and Myra solve a murder on a sailboat. "Murder at the Bar X-Y" text story. Dick Tracy house ad. Minit Mystery starring The Count; The Count solves the murder of a dancer. Science-Fiction Book Club ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Donald Duck (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 34

    Cover by Paul Murry. Stories by Carl Fallberg and unknown. Art by Dick Moores. Donald Duck is featured in "Scrooge's Birthday," "Nephews' Show" and "Can Opener Salesman"! Also: 1-pagers "Bumper Sled" and "Cats' Crossing"! Characters in this issue: Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Uncle Scrooge and Daisy Duck. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Eerie (1951 Avon Series) 15
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    • Interior is complete. 4" cumulative spine split. Ink along all edges of book. Rusty staples.

    Edited by Sol Cohen. Art by Moe Marcus, Rocke Mastroserio, Marty Rose and Fred Kida. Tales of horror from the era just before the Comics Code was introduced. This issue is a reprint of issue #1 with a new cover. Robert Warsham learns about the werewolf that stalks his family through the generations; An American couple learns that a madman is recruiting an undead army in Budapest; A man disposes of his nagging wife with a subway train, but then is haunted by visions and hallucinations. The Werewolf of Warsham Manor; King of the Living Dead; The Subway Horror!; Double Trouble; The Monster from the Pit! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 13 #6
    Famous Detective (1949-1956 Columbia Publications) Pulp Vol. 13 #6
  • Vol. 3 #2
    Fantastic (1952-1980 Ziff-Davis/Ultimate) [Fantastic Science Fiction/Fantastic Stories of Imagination] Vol. 3 #2

    April 1954. Science fiction and fantasy stories by Theodore Sturgeon, William Lindsay Gresham, William P. McGivern, Robert Bloch, Jerome Bixby, Doris E. Kaye, and Naille Wilde. Cover by Augusto Marin. 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 7 #1
    Fantastic Story Magazine (1950-1955 Best Books) Pulp Vol. 7 #1
    • Cream to Off-White pages.

    Spring 1954. Cover by Jack Coggins. Stories by Murray Leinster, Arthur Leo Zagat, Tom Wilson, Walter H. Mulstay, R.J. McGregor, Alfred Coppel, and William L. Bade. Virgil Finlay (2) and Alex Schomburg illustrations. 7-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 130 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 7 #4
    Fate Magazine (1948-Present Clark Publishing) Digest/Magazine Vol. 7 #4

    Volume 7 - Issue 4, April 1954. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. This issue features Rasputin; The Strange Powers of the Mad Monk, Ecuador's Moon Mad Slayer, and What's the Truth about Astrology! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #84
    Fawcett's Funny Animals (1943) 84
  • Issue #33
    Fritzi Ritz (1948) 33
    Published Apr 1954 by United.
    • Water damage.
  • Issue #28
    Funny Films (1949) 28

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes and others. Art by Dan Gordon, Ken Hultgren and Bob Wickersham. Funny-animal comics from independent publisher ACG, featuring the Itchy & Scratchy-like Puss an Boots, misguided inventor Blunderbunny, owl detective Whoo-Dunnit, and Western dog marshal Alkali Ike. Sometimes the characters break through the fourth wall and into the laps of the kids who are watching their cartoons. Cadwallader the ghost looks down his nose at Hector the Specter because he doesn't haunt a fancy mansion; Detective Whoo-Doodit is robbed of his special crime-solving clothing; Blunderbunny invents various humane weapons, but the U.S. government rejects them, in a story with overt Cold War references, including a mention of USSR premier Georgy Malenkov. Puss an' Boots; Blunderbunny; Too Much to Bear!; Hector the Specter; The Trouble-Shooter; Chow Hound!; Whoo-Doodit. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #77
    Funny Stuff (1944) 77
    Published Apr 1954 by DC.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Dear Diary starring Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer. Nip and Chip story, art by Otto Feuer. Bo Bunny story, art by Sheldon Mayer. Custer Cat and Cheesy the Mouse, art by Rube Grossman. Start the Day Off Right public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. Choo Choo Chums starring Dodo and the Frog, art by Otto Feuer. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 86

    #86, 4/54, 10c. Comic book featuring the famous singing cowboy hero Gene Autry in "The Oil Hijackers" in which Gene Autry investigates the disappearance of three hikers and "The Photogenic Holdup" in which Autry goes after crooks disguised as movie producers. Issue also has "The Gallopin' Ghost" and a two-page text feature "The Missing Stallion." Photo cover. Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 13

    Painted Cover by Sam Savitt. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Champion in "Champion Sees Red" and "Killer at Bay"! Plus: 1-page Range Law text article "The Skinning War" on the inside front cover! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.