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Comic books May 1954

  • Issue #200
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 200
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Scratch on back of case; Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #92CED5-001

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy and the Apes!, art by John Sikela; Superboy goes to the jungle. Aquaman, Microbe Hunter, art by Ramona Fradon. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Human Bird starring Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The World's Worst Archer starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 44 pages. 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 #13
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 13

    Written by unknown. Art by unknown. Cover by Owen Fitzgerald? Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis star in a 3-part untitled tale! Plus: Teen Teasers activity half-pager by Martin Naydel; Honey in Hollywood untitled 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; "Block Buster" activity half-pager by Naydel; Twisting the Dial profile on Robert Q. Lewis; and Willy untitled back-up story. 40 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Approved Comics (1954) 5
  • 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 #29
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 29
    Published May 1954 by Atlas.
    • Interior complete. Full length spine split.

    "Chosan" (art by John Severin), "Trench Mortar" (art by John Forte), "The Terrible Turk," "The Roof of the World" (art by Chuck Miller), and a two-page text story, "Lost Patrol." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 19

    "Ammo" (art by Robert Q. Sale), "Runaway" (art by Bob Powell), "Cortez" (art by Dick Ayers), "Dunkirk" (art by Hy Rosen), and a two-page text story, "Deadly Quiet." 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

    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
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1.5" spine split from base of comic.

    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"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #66
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 66
  • Vol. 1 #5
    Bold Magazine (1954 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 1 #5

    Volume 1, Issue 5 -May 1954. Men's interest magazine focusing on sports, celebrities, war, and glamour girls. 4-in. x 6-in., 64 pages, B&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #36
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 36

    April-May. Cover by Ralph Heimdahl. Stories by Don R. Christensen and various. Art by Ken Champin and Tony Strobl. Featuring several untitled tales starring Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Porky Pig, Petunia Pig and Sylvester Pussycat! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Buzzy (1944) 56
    Tags: Archie
    Published May 1954 by DC.
  • 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.

  • Issue #20
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 20
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0355486011

    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.

  • 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 #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 #67
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 67

    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 #3
    Crime Detector (1954) 3
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Vince Fodera. Stories and art by Mickey Spillane, Sam Burlockoff and Les Zakarin. Pre-Code crime comics from Timor, an imprint of Stanley Morse Publications. The debut of private eye Mike Danger is scripted by future hardboiled detective author Mickey Spillane, who used him as a prototype for his later bestselling creation Mike Hammer. Red Kelly, Chief Investigator of the Missing Persons Bureau, takes his first case. Meet Mike Danger, Private Detective!; The Case of the Man Who Wasn't!; The Revolver's Revenge; The Bad Penny!; The Flash Bandit! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 42
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • File Copy.
    • Label #1035129008
  • 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
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    • Interior is complete. Large portion of cover missing, near full length spine split.

    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 #211
    Famous Funnies (1934) 211

    Cover by Frank Frazetta. Stories and art by Rick Yager, Coulton Waugh, Fran Matera, Robert Peterson and John Belfi. The long-running series that introduced "comic books" to the world, featuring reprints of comic strips. Dickie Dare and Dan outwit the pirates and dock their ship at Bangkok. An action-packed Frank Frazetta Buck Rogers cover (and an offer to join "Buck Rogers Rocket Rangers"). A series of short "True Heroic Stories," featuring real-life tales of heroism, puts less emphasis on the battlefield in the post-Korean War period. Buck Rogers; Dickie Dare; You Live and Learn; Hill #355; Many Brave Hearts Crash; Baby in the Well. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Fantastic Fears (1953) 7
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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

    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.

  • Vol. 7 #5
    Fate Magazine (1948-Present Clark Publishing) Digest/Magazine Vol. 7 #5

    Volume 7 - Issue 5, May 1954. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. This issue features The Hunt for Saucers, a Doctor Heals by Faith, and one man's harrowing tale in I Knew a Witch! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #556
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 556
    • Paper: Off white
    • 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.

  • 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Frisky Animals (1951) 58
    Published May 1954 by Star.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Mickey Klar Marks, Jim Adams and Al Fago. Funny-animal hijinks from Star Publications. Super Cat receives a message for help, but someone is interfering with his radio signal. Dopsy Durvy uses his gift to enter fairy tales and gets a little too close to the Big Bad Wolf. Canaries Bill and Koo are playing pirates when they encounter the real thing. Super Cat; Dopsy Durvy; The Mad Artist!; Diggy The Derrick; Bill and Koo; Sniffy. Final issue of the series. 32 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 #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 #2
    Get Lost (1954) 2
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    April-May issue. This issue was reprinted in 1987 by New Comics. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    GI Joe (1951 Ziff Davis) 31

    Painted cover art by Clarence Doore. G.I. Gags humor story by Vic Martin. The Weight of the Bar starring G.I. Joe, pencils by Irv Novick; Sgt. Mulvaney is promoted to Lieutenant, but is reluctant to accept the new bars. The Oof Girl starring The Yardbirds, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; The Colonel's wife wants to make it as a movie star. The Ugly Gigolo starring G.I. Joe, pencils by Irv Novick; Ugly Otis buys a ring for Miss Eileen. Reserved- G.I.'s Only humor page by B. Schneider. Look At His Teeth! starring G.I. Joe, pencils by Irv Novick. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Heart Throbs (1949 Quality/DC) 28
    • Staple rust.

    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 Dell) 20
  • 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 #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 #16
    Lassie (1950) 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 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
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 71
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages (affects art and story).

    Tubby's Tonic; Tubby invents a tonic that will grow hair. A Handy Kid; Chubby gets his hand stuck in a hole in a hollow tree. The Animal Trainer; Lulu tells Alvin about the girl who could tame wild animals. The Little Men; Tubby fools Gloria's father in to thinking men from Mars are in their house. Two-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Lone Ranger (1948 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 pgs. $0.10.
    NOTE: Dell published several issues dated May 1954 with no content on the inside covers. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #151
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 151