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Comic books April 1954

  • 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.

  • Issue #28
    Girls' Love Stories (1949) 28
    • Cover detached at one staple.
  • Issue #24
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 24
    • Slight amateur restoration
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Amateur Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, tear seals to cover.
    • Label #367896-002

    Cover art by Graham Ingels. Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes...--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Otto Binder, art by Graham Ingels; A blob story that features a cuckolded moonshine-swilling mountain man as the vengeful blob creature that is created when his wife and her lover shove him into a still to drown and be dissolved with a bag of lye. ...Only Sin Deep--The Vault of Horror!, script by Otto Binder, art by Jack Kamen; A heartless young woman pawns her beauty for 1000.00 to a shopkeeper she assumes is a crank. The Secret--Haunt of Fear, script by Carl Wessler, art by George Evans. Head-Room!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. NOTE: Used in Senate Investigative Report, page 8. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Headline Comics (1943) 64

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A soldier returned from the war takes on the extortion gang terrorizing his neighborhood. Red roses and kerosene are the clues to catch a killer. An early medical examiner exonerates a man for the murder of his wife. First appearance of the "Crime Never Pays" cover banner, similar to Lev Gleason's "Crime Does Not Pay" title. The Black Hand; Red Roses and Kerosene; Savage Circle; Double Play; Closeups; Innocent Murderer; Long Green; The Big Pay-Off. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    Heroic Comics (1940) 90
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Painted cover by Henry C. Kiefer. Stories and art by H. G. Peter, Bill Ely, Ben Thompson, Ed Moore, and John Belfi. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. The emphasis of Heroic Comics moves back to the home front once the Korean conflict is over. A woman saves two boys from drowning in a pond; A mother pulls her daughter from the path of a moving train; A man tracks and rescues his lost hunting partner. Dives in Fully Clothed; The Happy Heroine; Horror and Heroism; Wheels of Death; Hunting a Human; Darwin Was Right; Rescue at the Dam; To Fight Fire; Both Hero and Genius; No Way Out; Crisis and Courage; He Took Command. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Horrors (1953) 15
    Published Apr 1954 by Star.
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    • Restoration- color touch. Glue and tape attaching cover to first wrap.

    L.B. Cole cover. All stories reprinted from All Famous Crime (1951) #5. Contains original and reprinted material as noted. In order of appearance: "The Mad Bandit" originally retitled and reprinted from "Tiger of the South" in Murder Incorporated (1948 1st Series) #9A; "Bodyguard"; "The Gangdom Brain" originally retitled and reprinted from "Frank Nash, Gangdom Brain!" in Murder Incorporated (1948 1st Series) #11; "Why Did You Kill Me?"; and "Stop or We'll Shoot!" art by George Peltz. "Holdup!" text story originally retitled and reprinted from "Buddies in Life, Crime, and...Death!" in Murder Incorporated (1948 1st Series) #9A and Famous Crimes (1948) #18. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #4
    Imagination (1950 Digest) Vol. 5 #4

    April, 1954 Volume 5, Issue 4. 5-3/8 in. x 7-5/8 in; black and white; 162 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #5
    Jace Pearson of the Texas Rangers (1953) 5
    • 6" cumulative spine split. Oxidation and brittleness.

    "Hot Trucks" and an untitled story. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 15
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0280041003

    Cover pencils by Sol Brodsky. "Satan Can Wait," art by Paul Reinman; When a man enters a bar and, as a gag, offers a skeptic a contract for his soul for one million dollars, the skeptic signs it. "Killer in the House" text story. "Till Death Do Us Part," art by Vic Carrabotta; A man finally works up the nerve to strangle his cheating wife but an atomic war breaks out, and the two of them find their bodies fused together by atomic radiation. "The Face That Followed," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Al Luster; An escaped convict vows to haunt a hermit who has murdered him after ascertaining where his stolen loot was buried. "Bewitched," art by Mannie Banks; In 1686 a man asks a woman to marry him and is turned down so he plants evidence to get her condemned as a witch. "The Man Who Was Nobody," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Ed Winiarski; A Martian sleeper agent is eradicated when his usefulness is ended due to incarceration in an asylum. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Justice Comics (1948) 45

    "With Gun in Hand" (art by Mac Pakula), "Break-Out," "Hush Money" (art by C.A. Winter), and "Captured" (art by Myron Fass). Two-page text story, "Night Visit." Robert Q. Sale cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 61

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. An explosives expert is forced to join a gang of safecrackers. A petty thug kills another criminal and takes his place, but he picked the wrong man to impersonate. The story of notorious real-life gunman Pretty Boy Floyd. The Safecrackers!; Lucky 7-11; Pretty Boy Floyd; Closeups; Legacy of Doom; Boomerang! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Little Iodine (1950) 23
    Published Apr 1954 by Dell.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 2" tear on back cover.
  • Issue #70
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 70

    Two Lulus; A department store dummy maker makes one that looks just like Lulu. The Clown; Tubby tries to cheer up Lulu after her doll's head breaks. The Hunters; The Fellers play a trick on Lulu with jelly beans. Black Mumday; Iggy accidentally talks to Lulu on Mumday and is thrown out of the club. Cats; Tubby and Iggy round up all the stray cats in the neighborhood. A Bus to Fairyland; Lulu tells Alvin about the little girl who found Fairyland. Three Feathers; Wilbur dresses Alvin up like a baby to fool the Fellers. Two-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Little Max (1949) 28
    Published Apr 1954 by Harvey.

    Stories and art by Art Helfant and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max dreams himself into the fairy tale of Cinderella. Plus solo stories featuring Hector the Director and Humphrey. Cinder Max; Ride Em Cowboy; Clean Sweep; Rumpus; Little Max Says... You Be the Artist; Humphrey and the Ox; Store Gazers; How to Make Your Very Own Paper Whistle; Hector the Director; Humphrey: Knots to You; It's Magic; Light Reading; Little Max's Make It Shop. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 70

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Illustrated ad for Whitman 15 cent Tell-a-Tale children's books. End of the Chase, art by Tom Gill; Rambo, Lyman, and Grinning Wolf are a gang terrorizing settlers near Infernal Blazes. Chinese Gold, art by Tom Gill; Red Estey and his men are out to control the gold boomtown of Oreville; They stir up a mob against a Chinese settlement to cover their robbery of the Chinese miners' gold. A Message Gone Wrong, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A gang uses a fake telegraph message to steal a gold shipment from the Army. Apache Raised text story by Gaylord Du Bois. Bear Attacks Girl in Canoe, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Descending to the Wyoming plains after their long winter, Young Hawk and Little Buck save a Shoshone girl in a canoe from an attack by a bear. Based on the popular Western TV series. 48 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Lone Ranger's Companion Tonto (1951) 14
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. Piece missing from back cover. Interior tearing. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover art by Don Spaulding. Full-page, inside front cover article about an Assiniboin dance in which the hunting and war deeds of the braves are re-enacted. The Young Warrior, script by Paul Newman, art by Alberto Giolitti; Tonto's companion Raven ignites a war with the Crow by stealing their medicine bundle. The Stolen Pony, script by Paul Newman, art by Alberto Giolitti; Tonto and his friend Bill Weston use a stolen pony to discover the identity a stage coach robber. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Lone Ranger's Famous Horse Hi-Yo Silver (1952) 10
    • Staple rust with migration.

    "Silver's Man Hunt," "The Hungry Sands," and "The Wild Burros." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #150
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 150

    52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Lovelorn (1950) 48
    • Hole through almost entire book, does not interrupt art or story.
    • 2" cumulative chew along spine.
  • Issue #10
    Mad (1952 Comic 1-23) 10
    Published Apr 1954 by EC.
    • Cover oxidation.
    • Centerfold detached.
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    • Cover loose at staples.

    Cover by Harvey Kurtzman. "G.I. Shmoe!", script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Wally Wood; A parody of war comics. "Sane!", script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by John Severin; Sane beats Wilson in a gun battle through trickery; Parody of the film "Shane." "Operation Under-the-Ground Chapter 35" (Chapter 4) text story. E. C. Fan-Addict Club ad. "The Face Upon the Floor!", script by Jack Davis (plot) and H. Antoine D'Arcy (text), art by Jack Davis (signed) and Basil Wolverton (final panel); Illustrated version of D'Arcy poem. "Woman Wonder!", script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Bill Elder; Parody of Wonder Woman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Madhouse (1954 Ajax 1st Series) 1
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #2043355011

    Stories and art by Colin Allen and others. An attempt to duplicate the humor of MAD from Ajax-Farrell and the anonymous talents in the Iger Shop. In a spoof of hardboiled detective stories, private eye Monday Afternoon is hired by a blonde femme fatale and her brother, an actual gorilla. A send-up of the notorious Kinsey Report that includes numerous corn jokes and no actual reference to what the Report is about. A henpecked scientist becomes a monster, but his wife is the real terror. The Murky Mystery of Rue de la Phew, or Guilty Gertie's Revenge; Shh! Sneak a Look at the Kornsey Report; The Looneys, What a Family!: Cold Collectors, Color Scheme, Mind Readers, Well; Dropsy-Turvy; Dr. Jerque Go and Hide! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Marge's Tubby (1953) 8

    The Monster in the Lake, Lost Dog, The Greatest Acrobat in the World, The Dispossessed Ghost. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Meet Miss Pepper (1954) 5
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    Edited by Joe Kubert and Norman Maurer, with art and cover by them. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Mutt and Jeff (1939-65 All Am./National/Dell/Harvey) 70
    • Staple rust. Rust migration. Severe water damage. Mold.
  • Issue #206
    New Funnies (1942 TV Funnies) 206
  • Issue #26
    Patsy and Hedy (1952) 26
    • Cover detached at one staple. 5" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #52
    Patsy Walker (1945) 52
    • Staple rust. Chipping.
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    Cover art by Al Jaffee. Untitled Patsy stories. Untitled Hedy Wolfe story. Untitled Wendy Parker story. All art by Al Jaffee. Paper doll. Sophomore Scoop text story. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #112
    Paul Terry's Comics (1954) 112
  • Issue #26
    Personal Love (1950) 26
    • Paper: Cream to off white

    Cover photo of Constance Smith and Byron Palmer from the movie "Man in the Attic." Stories and art by Mike Roy, Jack Berrill, Jerry Fasano and Bill Ely. Romance comics and movie stars of yesteryear from Famous Funnies. Ted feels humiliated when Lorna rescues him from a skiing accident, instead of the other way around; Diane dates a dashing older man and ignores handsome co-worker Roger; Bette feels that Guy's devotion to his mother stands in the way of their marriage. Hopeless Love; Love Needs a Break; The Man for Me; Loves Barrier; My Date; When You Give ...You Are There; New-Exciting-Star Byron Palmer "Our Cover Man"; Exciteable, Likeable Constance Smith "Our Cover Girl". 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Peter Porkchops (1949) 28
    Published Apr 1954 by DC.

    Cover art by Otto Feuer. Untitled story, art by Otto Feuer; When Wolfie is evicted from his house for not paying the rent, he tries several schemes to get Peter's house for himself. Applesauce!, art by Rube Grossman; Cheesy tries to steal Custer's pogo stick so that he can pick some apples that are way above his head. Ad for Peter Panda #5, art by Rube Grossman. Special Delivery!, art by Rube Grossman; Goofy has to deliver an antique vase all the way across town without breaking it along the way. Untitled story, art by Otto Feuer; Wolfie is mad when Peter won't take him for a ride in his car. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 45 #4
    Photoplay (1911 McFadden) Vol. 45 #4
    Published Apr 1954 by McFadden.

    Volume 45, Issue 4 - April 1954. Hollywood magazine. Cover story features Photoplay magazine Gold Medal Award Winners, including Marilyn Monroe, Alan Ladd, and Bob Wagner. Articles include Louella Parsons Defends Esther Williams, and Fan Vote: Should Young Actors Marry?! 8.5-in. x 11-in., 114 Pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Police Against Crime (1954) 1
    • Staple rust.

    "The File on Tony Brent," "The Come-On" (art by A.C. Hollingsworth), "Madman Collins," and "It's Murder." Jay Disbrow art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Porky Pig (1952 Dell) 33
    Published Apr 1954 by Dell.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Comic book starring the Warner Bros. cartoon character Porky Pig. Porky Pig in 'untitled', Porky creates a circus act to help Cicero raise money for baseball uniforms, Porky Pig in 'untitled', Porky and Sylvester take a car trip into the mountains and get hi-jacked by a criminal, Porky Pig in 'untitled', Porky Pig and Cicero match wits with old west outlaw Black Burt. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #104
    Prize Comics Western (1948) 104

    Cover by John Severin. Art by Marvin Stein, Joe Gevanter, and John Severin. Prize's flagship Western title featured early art by John Severin and other greats who worked for EC in the following decade. Soldiers build a fort in the heart of Sioux territory, despite American Eagle's warnings. The Lazo Kid tracks cattle rustlers hiding in the dense brush called brasada. The life and death of famed gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok. Surprise Attack; Roundup; Mal Hombres of Loma Esconida; John Clum; Wild Bill Hickok; Missing Calumet. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Radiant Love (1954) 4
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    • 5" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Bernard Baily. Stories and art by Gerald Altman, Petrizzo and Eugene Hughes. Tales of love, heartbreak and reunion from publisher Stanley Morse. During a beach vacation, Cynthia arranges to be rescued by handsome Larry so she can introduce him to her solo sister Arlene. Barflies Linda and Gary exchange sad life stories and realize they were meant for each other. Della secretly writes the love letters her sister has been sending to soldier Lance, and struggles to tell him the truth, only to learn she's also been Cyrano'd. The Brat!; Pick Up!; Dream Boat!; No Time For Love!; Marry The Boss!; Love Letters! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Real Love (1949-56 Ace) 57
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    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Photo cover. Contains original and reprinted material as noted. In order of appearance: "No Way to Fight Her"; "Interrupted Honeymoon" reprinted from Real Secrets (1950) #4; "Ashamed to Tell Him" art by Lin Streeter; and "Blackmailed Bride" reprinted from Real Secrets (1950) #3. "The Charm Corner...For Appearance Sake: Watch That Neckline, The Second Chin, Keep a Cool Head..." text article reprinted from "Glamorizing Yourself..." in Glamorous Romances (1949) #47 and reprinted as "For a More Glamorous You...." in Complete Love Magazine Vol. 31 (1955) #2. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
    Real Screen Comics (1945) 73
  • Issue #129
    Red Ryder Comics (1941) 129
    • Centerfold detached at top staple. Staple rust.

    Dangerous Fishing starring Red Ryder, art by John Ushler; two men hold up a train and then head to Rimrock. Crazy Fox starring Little Beaver. The Close Shave starring Auntie Duchess. The Dead Give-Away starring Red Ryder, art by John Ushler; Vic Arrigo escapes from prison and wants revenge. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Reggie (1950 Archie) 12

    "The Eyes Have It!"; Moose is suffering eyestrain, so Reggie puts on an old hat of Jughead's and kisses Midge. "Muddling Through"; Reggie catches a hat blowing away. "Fast Talk"; Suzie doesn't want to travel on a plane that flies faster than the speed of sound. "Water You Know?"; Reggie gets caught using his water pistol in school. "Splitting Hairs..."; Reggie has a foolproof way to eat at a restaurant and not pay. "An Eye To the Future!"; Betty convinces Reggie to see a swami. "Home Cookin'", script and art by Bill Woggon; Katy asks Sis to get a cup of milk from Bertha. "The Plot Sickens"; Reggie sees Moose running from Jughead and thinks Moose has turned chicken. "Yard-Birds!"; Jughead makes a scarecrow that looks like Reggie. ""A" For Effort!"; Wilbur made an A in algebra. Hollywood Gossip article featuring Singer MacRae. "Rain of Terror!"; Reggie is having trouble identifying people because they are all wearing the same type of raincoat. "Not His Dish of She"; Reggie thinks Archie's cousin from Hollywood is a movie star. Science-Fiction Book Club ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Riot (1954 Atlas) 1
    Published Apr 1954 by Atlas.
    • Centerfold detached. Residue

    Humor stories. "The Texas Strangers" (art by Joe Maneely), "From Here to There" (art by Al Hartley), "The Guillotine," "Ali Barber and the Forty Thieves" (parody of Ali Baba; art by Russ Heath), "The Shadower" (art by Gene Colan), and a two-page text story, "Make Me a Monster." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Romantic Love (1949) 20
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    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Everett Raymond Kinstler. "I Was a... Bride for Sale," art by Everett Raymond Kinstler; Diana weds assistant director Walt; He wants her to use her friendship with movie studio head Jim (she had been Jims secretary) to further his career; Walt throws them together and doesnt even complain when Jim embraces her. "Port of Missing Girls," art by Louis Ravielli; Struggling actress Janis is hired by Karl Norton, then learns he wants her to help smuggle diamonds across the border; She is threatened with death unless she complies. "Love Me Again," pencils by John Forte, inks by Jack Abel; Ronnie loves Dot but contracts amnesia after a fall; Vivian claims she and Ronnie were engaged; Dot and Vivian compete for Ronnies affections anew. "Too Many Lovers"; Anne has a string of wealthy lovers that support her, but her scam is threatened when her innocent, small-town cousin Laura becomes her roommate; Laura thinks Anne is attending schoo; Laura gets a job in a law office and introduces her friend Don to Anne. Anne becomes obsessed with Don. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Roy Rogers Comics (1948-61 (And Trigger, # 92 on) 76
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1401373019

    "Roy Rides a Hunch," "The Manhunt for Five," and "The Wild Man." Art on two stories by John Buscema. Chuckwagon Charley's Tales back-up story. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Science Stories (1953-1954 Bell Publications) Pulp 4

    October 1953. Cover art by Hannes Bok. Science Stories: "Hocus-Pocus Universe" by Jack Williamson, "Wise Guy" by R. J. McGregor, "Flight To Utopia" by Jan Tourneau and "Battle In The Sky" by Robert Moore Williams. Interior art by Hannes Bok, Michael Becker, Charles Hornstein, J. Allen St. John, Burdoff and Pierce. 130 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #10
    Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1953) 10

    Painted cover art. The Musk Ox article, art by Frank Thorne. A Fight for the Future; Young Tom has been doped by Joe Hammer, and has signed the deed to his mining claim without remembering it. McAllister's Bonanza; Old McAllister is a sick man; after three years of panning, he has struck a rich vein of gold; on his way to Dawson City with the map and a letter to his family, he is found dead by two ne'er-do-wells; they steal his map and will try to locate the mine. Stand-in for Cheeka; Jimmy has to sell his dog to get fare money to California for his sick mother. Scripts by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Alberto Giolitti. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Shock Suspenstories (1952) 14

    Cover art by Wally Wood. The Orphan, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A little girl murders her drunken father and frames her uncaring mother for the crime so that she can go live with her nice aunt. The Whipping, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Wally Wood; A bigot murders his own daughter when she marries a Mexican. Blunderer text story by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Marie Severin. You, Murderer, script by Otto Binder, art by Bernard Krigstein; A story told in first person about the victim a hypnotist picks to do his dirty work for a killing after his wife leaves him for another man. As Ye Sow..., art by George Evans; A husband hires a contract killer to trail his wife and murder the man she meets. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Space Comics (1954) 4

    Art by Frank Carin and Bernard Sachs. Cover by Frank Carin. Numbering continues from Funny Tunes (1953 Avon) #3. Funny-animal hijinks featuring Space Mouse, Super Pup, Merry Mouse and Peter Rabbit. Space Mouse investigates a mysterious ship from space; Merry Mouse tracks a strange ape-man in the jungles of Africa; Super Pup is called in when a strange ship docks on Americas space station. Space Mouse: The Hunter!; Super Pup: The Space Platform!; Space Mouse: The Tasty Planet; Peter Rabbit: T.V. or Not T.V.!; Merry Mouse: Jungle Jerk! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Spellbound (1952 Atlas) 21
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    Cover art by Russ Heath. The Face of Death, art by John Forte. The Little Toy Shop text story. The Night Caller, art by Bill Walton. Too Bad, Ben, art by Vic Carrabotta. Men from the Morgue, pencils attributed to Les Zakarin, inks by Bob Bean. Listen, Slave, art by Dick Ayers. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.