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Comic books May 1954, graded by CGC

  • Item #47354949
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    • Label #0355486011
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    1st appearance of Wendy the Witch. Casper the Friendly Ghost in "The Big Fright", "Who, the Witch" text story (1 pg), Herman and Katnip in "End of Tail" (1 pg), Casper in "The Poor Little Witch Girl", Spooky in "Grin and Bear It", Buzzy in "Seeing Stars" (1 pg), Baby Huey in "Home Maid". 36 pages, FC> Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #49809548
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    Published May 1954 by Harvey.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • File Copy.
    • Label #1035129008
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  • Item #48564606
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    • Label #0321083014

    Indicia title is "DOUBLE TROUBLE with GOOBER, No. 556." Cover art by Bill MacLean. Guardsmen; Goober and the twins go into the private detective business. Goober Meets a Funny Man; Goober's mother sends him to grocery store to get a dozen eggs. Food for Thought; Jeannie and Johnnie try to avoid Mrs. McMeany, who always has them run errands in return for stale ginger cookies. Measles Makes a Friend for Life; Measles is tied up while the kids go fishing; He breaks free, but is chased by the dog-catcher. Scripts and art by Bill MacLean. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published May 1954 by EC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Pedigree: Gaines File Copy
    • Gaines File Copy. Includes certificate of authenticity.
    • Label #1269069003
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    Cover by Basil Wolverton. "Flesh Garden!", script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Wally Wood; Flesh defeats aliens and the champion of King Mong but refuses to return to Earth; Parody of Flash Gordon. "MAD Reader!", script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Basil Wolverton; Humorous portraits of MAD readers. Ad for Panic magazine. "Operation Under-the-Ground Chapter 87" (Chapter 5) text story. "Murder the Husband!", script by Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; A man murders his lover's husband but also manages to sink the rowboat he and the husband are in. "Murder the Story!", script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Jack Davis; Parody of a typical EC-like comic book mystery. "Dragged Net!", script by Harvey Kurtzman, art by Will Elder; Parody of the crime television series, "Dragnet." 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #43766879
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    • Label #1462523004
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  • Item #48493114
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    • Label #1994172017
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    Plastic Man stars in "Plastic Man Meets the Spider," "Reflecto, the Astounding Mirror Man," and "The Case of the Dwindling Victuals!" Untitled Woozy back-up story. Jack Cole cover and art? Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #50112572
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    Published May 1954 by Atlas.
    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Label #1109505012
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    The Thing in the Mud!; A woman falls in love with a mud-thing. A Frozen Memorial text story. The Mark of the Vampire, art by Mac Pakula. 13 Years!, art by Bill Savage. Worse Than Death!, inks by Jack Abel. The Wedding Present, pencils by Paul Reinman. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #47313067
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    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Edited by Al Fago. "What Was in Sam Dora's Box?", script by Carl Memling, art by Steve Ditko; Recluse Sam Dora always carries a box on his shoulder; Curiosity is killing the townspeople--until one of them has a fatal look. "The Matchless Firebug!", pencils by Dick Ayers; The arsonist Sam Match sets fires to buildings and his employers to cover his tracks. "Tight Squeeze," pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Vince Alascia; Prospector Jeb kills his partner Vance for his share of gold dust; He makes it look like a robbery with himself as a second victim. But his plan has a catch. "Burning Revenge" text story. "The Jaws of Death!", pencils by Dick Ayers; Photographer "Ace" Madigan tries to capture a dragon-god fire ritual on film, but perishes while doing so. "Face to Face!", script by Carl Memling, art by Dick Giordano; The Ajax twin brothers try to kill each other to change identities. "Dead Right!", script by Carl Memling, art by Steve Ditko; Two newspaper reporters go story hunting and end up with more than they could ever have hoped for; Because Mr. Mord's strange wax museum proves to be a hell's kitchen itself. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #50479214
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    Published May 1954 by DC.
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    • Label #0720509012
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye (1st Curt Swan cover on this title). Captain Kent the Terrible, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman goes back in time to prove Clark's ancestor was not a cruel pirate, and ends up becoming a pirate himself. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Superman of Skid Row, art by Al Plastino; Clark goes undercover to smoke out a mystery on Skid Row. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. One Hour of Doom starring Superman and Lex Luthor, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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