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Comic books May 1954

  • Issue #3
    3-D Comics Tor (1953 St. John) 3
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    • Cover oxidation.
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    • Water damage.
  • Issue #192
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 192
    Published May 1954 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2134033011

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Welcome, Amigo public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. The Man Who Sped Up Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Bad Boys of the Jungle starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Singing Spaceman starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Red Dust Bandit starring Vigilante, script by Dick Wood, art by Howard Sherman. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Adventures into Terror (1951) 31
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    Slave Ship, art by Bill Benulis; A captain of a salvage ship takes advantage of storm-wrecked vessels until the tables are turned upon him. Gaflin's Ghost text story. Dear Valentine!, art by Al Hartley. It Happened in the Morgue, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Ed Winiarski; A city coroner taking kick-backs from the mob in order to bury the bodies of murder victims quickly with false natural death certificates gets the same treatment from the new coroner. The Suitcase!, art by John Rosenberger; A thief steals a suitcase containing shrunken heads and a formula for shrinking a head while the body still lives. Crazy, Man!, art by Dick Ayers; A man who witnesses alien invaders possessing the bodies of important people to plan a takeover is placed in a mental institution and eventually released. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 55
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    • Wormhole in margin.

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Harry Lazarus. Stories by Harry Lazarus, Lin Streeter, Pete Riss, Bill Walsh, and George Klein. 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 #5
    Approved Comics (1954) 5
    • 1" spine split from top of comic.
  • Issue #6
    Approved Comics (1954) 6
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    • 1" spine split.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1488670022
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  • Vol. 53 #3
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 53 #3

    May 1954. Volume 53, Issue 3 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by James Blish, J.T. M'Intosh, Eric Frank Russell, Chad Oliver, Morton Klass, and Algis Budrys. Illustrations by Freas and van Dongen. Article on orthodoxy in science by L. Sprague de Camp. Cover by van Dongen. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 168 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Babysan's World The Hume'n Slant On Japan GN (1954 Tuttle) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Story and Art by By Bill Hume. Softcover, 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #12
    Battle Cry (1952) 12
    • Staple rust with migration. Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Bernard Baily. Stories and art by Eugene E. Hughes and others. War comics from publisher Stanley Morse in the tradition of EC's war comics. This issue focuses on life and death in Korean POW camps, even featuring them prominently on the cover. A US pilot shot down over Korea is taken captive and forced to sign a "confession." As the Korean War comes to an end, recurring character Pvt. Ike becomes a bumbling comedic Gomer Pyle-type character, while his former sidekick Magoon becomes his long-suffering sergeant. The Confession!; Brain Wash; Handy Man!; Traitor!; Pvt. Ike: Going Home! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Beyond (1950 Ace) 26
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    • 5-1/2" cumulative spine split.

    When Icy Fingers Clutch, pencils by Ken Rice; In northern Africa, the beggar Mejm shanghais men to do slave work for the building of a railroad; A mystic glove robbed from a sorcerer helps him to the dirty work. Death Writes the Horoscope, art by Louis Zansky; The gangster Vince Yorga learns to command the "demons of the zodiac" and abuses this ability to amass riches. The Secret Fear of Thurman Renauld, art by Lou Cameron. Me - Beast!, pencils by Jim McLaughlin. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #6
    Beyond Fantasy Fiction (1953-1955 Galaxy Publishing) Vol. 1 #6
    • 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Volume 1, Issue 6 - May 1954. Fantasy anthology magazine featuring "Sine of the Magus" by James E. Gunn, "Bottled in Russia" by A.J. Greenwald. 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 160 pages, Text (with B&W illustrations throughout) Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #22
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 22

    Williamson/Frazetta Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 76
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch.

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Stories by Paul Gustavson and unknown. Art by Paul Gustavson, Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Featuring Blackhawk in: "Hell's Hero" with art by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera; "War Incorporated" with art by Dillin and Cuidera; and "The King of Blackhawk Island" with art by Dillin and Cuidera. Plus: Chop Chop in an untitled back-up story by Paul Gustavson, reprinted from issue #43 (with changes). And: 1-page text story "Revenge"! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Candy (1947 Quality) 48

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Candy stars in: "A Scheme for the Team"; "Half-Shot at Sunrise"; "A New Ar-Rival"; "Birthday Blues"; and "Dad's Little Helper"! Plus: Gabby in reprint story "Twin Trouble" co-starring Mr. Hyatt, Happy, Hubert Hyatt, Mr. Duckworth, Peahead Wilson, Spike McBrawn, Taffy O'Toole and Timothy O'Toole. Also: Candy in 1-page reprint text story "Candy's Good Deed" co-starring Ted Dawson, Tina, Trish Traynor, Polly Westmore, Andy, Roger and Jim Durant. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    Celebrity (1954 Magnum Publications) Vol. 1 #2

    Volume 1, issue 2 - May 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 #1
    Classics Illustrated 119 Soldiers of Fortune (1954) 1
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust with migration.Cover detached at one staple.
    • 4" Spine split from base of comic.

    Soldiers of Fortune, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 120, with 5/54 date). Like fearless knights of old, modern soldiers of fortune go forth seeking glory and adventure. No cause is too small, no sacrifice too great for these men who live only to be heroes. This is their story as it unfolds in the center of a blazing South American revolution. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #508
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 508

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

  • Issue #62
    Comic Cavalcade (1942-1954) 62
    • 3 1/2" cumulative spine split (chew), heavy chew to edges.

    68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #96
    Comics on Parade (1938) 96
  • Issue #48
    Cookie (1946) 48

    Antony and Cleopatra; Cookie's plan to get even with Zoot goes awry, but he gets his scene with Angelpuss anyhow. No Wiles for Susie text story. Slang Situation; Jitterbuck doesn't understand when his father gets a little nostalgic. Dog Laundry, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Moronica opens up a dog laundry. Rental Trailer; Cookie and Jitterbuck rent a vacation trailer, and it winds up costing them their car. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Crazy (1953) 6
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    (C) Carl Burgos (A) Joe Maneely, Carl Burgos, Howard Post, Sol Brodsky, Mort Drucker. Parody/satire of The Mummy, Hunchback of Notre Dame, and others. FC, 32 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 67
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    Cover by Frank Bolle. Stories and art by Ben Brown and Charles Biro. A companion series to Crime Does Not Pay from the same publisher, slightly less violent and with more emphasis on police work. All the stories in this issue attempt to simulate a 3-D effect (without glasses) through the use of page-wide panels with curved borders, a process called "Deep Dimension" in the promotional copy. A drug-addicted youth steals to support his habit, in a story somewhat ahead of its time in its approach to addiction. When sideshow trick shooter Rube Ventris turns to crime, everyone within his range is in danger. Holdup men use a plane to force down and rob other planes, effectively becoming air pirates. Monkey On His Back; The Beast From the Backwoods; Never Buy Something For Nothing; The Home of Leonard Devanson; Last Flight. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 38

    Reprints. "Thomas Dun..." and "William Garner..." feature criminals who disguise themselves by cross-dressing. In order of appearance: "The Scourge of the South" reprinted from Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) #3; "Thomas Dun...Fiend of a Thousand Forms!" reprinted from Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) #4; "...Get August Doaks!" reprinted from Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) #3; and "William Garner, 'The Florida Fox!' reprinted from Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) #4. "Heist by Air Express" text story. "Murder for Profit: A True Crime Story" text story reprinted from Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) #3. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Crime Mysteries (1952-1954 Trojan Magazines) 13
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    • 2" cumulative spine split, cover coming loose at staples, mold spots.
  • Issue #42
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 42
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • File Copy.
    • Label #1035129008
  • Issue #9
    Danger (1952 Comic Media) 9
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Don Heck and others. Tales of men's adventure, similar to the magazines that were then becoming a burgeoning market unto themselves. US spy Duke Douglas travels to the Middle East for secret dealings over an oil contract. A beautiful plane crash survivor inspires unrest among the sparse winter staff at a remote Arctic drilling station. In London, Duke poses as a Russian secret agent to ferret out Soviet spies. Featuring art and a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. Ransom in Oil; Racket Man; Intrigue; Cold Hate; Dedication; Escape. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #13
    Dare (1953 Fiction Publications) Vol. 1 #13

    Volume 1, Issue 13 - May 1954. Men's interest magazine focusing on Military, Politics, celebrities and showgirls. 4-in. x 6-in., 68 pages, B&W Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #110
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 110
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Ben Brown, and Tony DiPreta. This boys' adventure title was one of the comics that made publisher Lev Gleason a major player during the Golden Age. The Little Wise Guys find trouble after Scarecrow gets a job at a carnival. Dilly Duncan helps Carol's chances of winning a beauty contest. A solve-it-yourself murder mystery. The backup historical strip features true tales about falling. Little Wise Guys: Pigheaded Cecil; Tickle Twins; Dilly Duncan of Dorset High: Dilly Picks a Winner; Junior Who Dunnit?; Little Wise Guys: Impatient Patient; Count Your Grey Hairs; Little Wise Guys: Hey, Rube! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #207
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 207
    • 1" Spine split from bottom.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Welcome, Amigo public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. Batman the Magician starring Batman and Robin, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris. Casey the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Secret of the Flying Saucers! starring Roy Raymond TV Detective, art by Ruben Moreira. Beware the Sea Serpent! starring Captain Compass, script by Otto Binder, art by Joe Certa. Meet a Killer text article by Jack Miller (as Joseph Macready). Conquerors of Crime starring Mysto Magician Detective, art by Leonard Starr. 40 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Fantastic Fears (1953) 7
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    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    • 6 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Water damage.

    Stories and art by Robert Webb and others. Pre-Code tales of horror and the supernatural from Ajax-Farrell. A prehistoric egg is accidentally incubated by a museum, hatching an ancient monstrosity. In an unusual tale, a coffin narrates its own life story. A demonic fiddler creates chaos and conflict with his music. Dragon Egg!; Inhuman Killer; I, the Coffin; Deadly Shadows; Demon Fiddler. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #6
    Fantastic Universe (1953-1960 King Size/Great American) Vol. 1 #6
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    May 1954. Science fiction stories by Philip K. Dick, Philip Jose Farmer, Jack Williamson, Frank Belknap Long, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Richard Matheson, Sam Merwin Jr., Frederic Max, Carl Jacobi, Robert Bloch, Evan Hunter, Jacques Jean Ferrat, and C.H. Liddell. No interior illustrations. Cover by Clarence Doore. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #556
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 556

    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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #560
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 560
    • 3 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Staples added (not manufacturing).

    Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DUCK ALBUM, featuring 5 Complete Duck Stories, No. 560." Cover art by Paul Murry. Duck Album activity page, art by Tony Strobl. The Sloop Fake, art by Phil de Lara; Donald trades his car for a yacht; The yacht turns out to be phony, but he is able to sell it to a movie crew. Mixed Orders, art by Phil de Lara; Grandma Duck orders a tractor for the farm, but the company delivers an airplane by mistake. The Poor Hobo, art by Phil de Lara; In an effort to forget about money for a while, Scrooge trades his clothes with a hobo. The Flower Show, art by Phil de Lara. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #2
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1950-1980 World/Galaxy/Universal) Vol. 8 #2

    Volume 8, Issue 2 - May 1954. Cover by Emsh. Science Fiction and Adventure Pulp magazine. Stories include "Granny Won't Knit" by Theodore Sturgeon, "Mate in Two Moves" by Winston Marks, "Open Warfare" by James E. Gunn, "Bedside Manner" by William Morrison, and "Back to Julie" by Richard Wilson. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; 160 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #14
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1953-1958 Digest) UK Edition 14
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom.
  • Issue #39
    Gang Busters (1948) 39
    Published May 1954 by DC.
    • 6" Cumulative spine split.Staple rust. Cover detached. Water damage. Writing on back. Mold.

    Cover art by Leonard Starr. The Great Ocean Liner Robbery, pencils by Curt Swan. They Trace the Poison-Pen Men, art by Ray Bailey. The Counterfeit Co-Pilot, art by Bill Ely. The 12 Faces of Crime, art by Leonard Starr. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #87
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 87

    Photo Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by Nicholas Firfires and unknown. Gene Autry in "Bandit Bait" and "Gene Autry and the Haunted Spiderweb"! Plus: 6-page story "An Almost Fatal Nap" drawn by Tony Sgroi, and the 2-page text story "The Stranger"! 52 pages, full color. Blank interior covers. NOTE: Dell published several issues dated May 1954 with no content on the inside covers. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Heart Throbs (1949 Quality/DC) 28
    • 1.25" Spine split from top. Cover and centerfold reinforced with tape.

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Barry was tired of sneaking around corners to meet with Donna! He wanted to tell their families the truth! But Donna was worried about what her mother would do if she found out! Read..."We Dared to Kiss" starring Donna Goodwin, Barry Simms, Mrs. Goodwin, Mr. Goodwin and Clara Simms. Also featuring: "My Past Came Between Us" starring Betty Edmond, Roger Fleming, Dr. Brent and Tom Yates; "Don't Give Me Sympathy" starring Jean, Rick Davies, Al Stewart, Louise, Mr. Simms and Mrs. Stewart; and "I Should Marry Another" starring Wendy Glenn, George Falter, Howard Kingsley, Teddie and Mr. Bentley. Plus: Advice on Love Problems letters page by Marilyn Minton. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Henry Aldrich (1950-1954 Dell) 20

    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 89

    "One-Day Boom Town," "The Jail-Crazy Outlaw," and "The Talking Cave!" Gene Colan art. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 26

    Cover art by Ruben Moreira. "The Man With The Magic Ears," pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley; Pioneering engineer Alfred Jarvis builds a machine with which he can hear the sounds plants make; Their cries, their sobs, their dying sighs; He goes on a rampage to stop people from cutting flowers, but is suspected to be a madman. "Written in the Sands," art by George Papp. "The Ship From The Past," pencils by Howard Purcell, inks by Ray Burnley; A "spectral ship" pursues a modern freighter; Its all a ruse, though, for a wanted criminal uses this set-up to flee the country. Untitled Can You Explain It? story, art by Bill Ely. "The Dress of Doom," art by George Papp; The bride is wearing a supposedly cursed wedding dress. "The Human Target," art by Ruben Moreira; A knife-throwers unrequited love for his assistent ends in jealousy and death. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #3
    If Worlds of Science Fiction (1952 Pulp Digest) Vol. 3 #3

    May 1954. Science fiction stories by Philip K. Dick, Winston Marks, Walter Miller Jr., Con Pederson, Richard Stockham, Charles E. Fritch, Arthur Dekker Savage, and Richard Matheson. Four Kelly Freas illustrations. Wrap-around cover by Ed Valigursky. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 120 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #19
    Journey into Fear (1951) 19
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    • 3" cumulative spine split, heavy cover oxidation, cover coming loose at staples.

    Doorway to Death; Art collector Guy Stevens buys a large painting of a castle and discovers that he can open the door in the painting; He begins murdering people and hiding their bodies in the painting. Assignment Horror; Harold goes to an ad agency to promote a movie about giant frogs that conquer the world. Sacrifice to Kaste text story. This Body is Mine! The Flat Man; A man becomes the Flat Man by being run over by a bulldozer. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Kilroys (1947) 47

    Art by Dan Gordon and others. 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. The gangs skiing trip for winter break gets sidetracked, literally, when the train car is diverted to Florida; Jacksons attempt to look stronger than he is with fake barbells fools Pops into believing hes a he-man; Jackson attempts to out-poetry the popular new kid, but his verse isnt up to it. The Midterm Break!; Knothead Nancy; The Right Kind of Girl; The Big Buildup!; Jitterbuck; Romantic Yarn; Solid Jackson, Poet! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Lash Larue Western (1949 Fawcett/Charlton) 48

    "The Fatal Witness" and "The Stolen Map." Dee Dickens back-up story, "A Dog's Life." Dick Giordano cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Lassie (1950-1962 Dell) 16

    Painted cover art by Morris Gollub. Facts about the Gauchos of Argentina, the Pearl Divers of Venezuela, the Hat Weavers of Ecuador, and the Llanero of Colombia. Adrift on the Amazon, pencils by John Lehti; Rocky, Gerry, Lassie, and Timbu set out on a mission to take photographs of the Amazon during the rainy season; Losing their canoe, they pitch camp on a small island, which later sets adrift down the river. The Legend of the Golden Mountain, pencils: John Lehti; While Gerry and Rocky go to Goias for supplies, Timbu sets out on a search for a lost gold mine. The Wilderness Road, pencils by John Lehti; Rocky is appointed supervisor of the road-building engineers. Sayao and his men try to sabotage construction of the road. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Leave It to Binky (1948) 39

    Cover pencils by Bob Oksner. Welcome Amigo public service announcement with Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Untitled story, art by Bob Oksner; Peggy writes a whole week in her diary that hasn't happened yet and then asks Binky to make it come true. A Club for Sherwood, art by Bob Oksner; Allergy suggests Binky form a fan club for Sherwood to make him so busy he won't have time for Peggy. Untitled Coby story, art by Mort Drucker. Money Go Round text story, art by Raymond Perry. Untitled Leave It to Binky story, art by Bob Oksner. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    Lil Abner (1947) 93
    Published May 1954 by Harvey.
    • 1/2" Spine split from top. Cover loose at one staple.

    Stories and art by Al Capp, Don George, Vic Herman and Mell Lazarus. Cover by Al Capp. Reprints of Al Capp's famed comic-strip masterpiece, featuring hillbilly hero Li'l Abner, his love Daisy Mae, and the citizens of Dogpatch, USA. Press agent T. T. Wolfnagel promotes a phony romance between Li'l Abner and aging Hollywood star Lorna Goon. He convinces Lil Abner to fake his own suicide to publicize the romance, but plots to substitute real bullets in the fake gun. Plus early comics by future "Mama" and "Mrs. Peach" cartoonist Mell Lazarus. Lil Abner meets Lorna Goon; The Animal Act; Memphis Smith: The Man From Texas; All In Fun; Kid Science; The Party. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Little Eva (1952 St. John) 16
  • Issue #71
    Lone Ranger (1948-1962 Dell) 71

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. The Lone Ranger and The Peace Powwow, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Apache Chief Big Eagle uses a meeting to discuss peace as a ruse to capture Army officers. Change of Plans, art by Tom Gill; Hotel keeper Avery wants the Sheriff and his deputies lured out of Houston in order for his gang to rob a train carrying cash to Houston. The Unexpected, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Scarface Bleeker is the "King of Crime" because each of the members of his gang is a specialist at a line of crime. The Haunted Canyon text story by Gaylord Du Bois. Sioux Attack by Night, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; After saving a Shoshone girl from a bear, Young Hawk and Little Buck go to her village, where they help fight off an attack by Sioux warriors. Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics; Premium is KE Puzzle game. Ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella Blank interior covers. Based on the popular Western TV series. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.