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Comic books May 1954

  • Issue #16
    Katy Keene (1949-61) 16

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    Cover pencils by Bill Woggon, inks by Hazel Marten. "Katy's Hearts," script by Bill Woggon, pencils by Bill Woggon and Cassie Bill, inks by Cassie Bill and Floyd Norman (backgrounds); At an ice skating party, all of the males try to impress Katy including twelve-year-old Chubby. Katy models gown designs sent in by readers, art by Cassie Bill. "Sis Wants a Wedding," script by Bill Woggon, pencils by Bill Woggon and Cassie Bill, inks by Cassie Bill and Floyd Norman (backgrounds); When Sis overhears Randy proposing marriage to Katy, she can only imagine how she'll profit from the marriage. Page of various reader-designed fashions and a Katy Keene paper doll to display them on, art by Cassie Bill. "Dancing on the Clouds," script by Bill Woggon, pencils by Bill Woggon and Cassie Bill, inks by Cassie Bill and Floyd Norman (backgrounds); On a ski trip with Randy, Katy falls asleep and dreams that the couple is honeymooning on the Moon. "Whatsamatter, Chub?", script by Bill Woggon, pencils by Bill Woggon and Cassie Bill, inks by Cassie Bill and Floyd Norman (backgrounds); K.O. gives Chub pointers on how to get a date, but it backfires on him. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 37

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    Cover art by Sol Brodsky. Untitled story, art by Jack Keller; Kid Colt is riding along the range when suddenly someone takes a shot at him, but misses; The shooter comes out of hiding accusing the Kid of being one of Jim Beardon's hired guns. Untitled story, art by Jack Keller; Running Bear, a warrior of a Comanche tribe has his fellow braves in an uproar over the instillation of a new Colonel at the army base, who does not like Native Americans; Running Bear begins calling his people to take up arms and drive the white men out of their territory when Kid Colt happens by and asks to speak to their leader White Cloud. "Killer's Showdown" text story. Untitled story, art by Dan Loprino; During a stormy night, Dr. Matthew Masters is spending a quiet night studying medical books when suddenly young Ted Kirk bursts into his home asking for help and protection; Ted explains how he was sent by his father to pay back a loan to banker Lloyd Green when suddenly an unseen robber shot Green dead and knocked Ted out. Untitled story, art by Jack Keller; The printing press of the Clarion newspaper is being smashed by a group of outlaws in masks and its publisher being roughed up when suddenly Kid Colt arrives and sends the masked outlaws packing with guns blazing. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
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  • 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 #15
    King of the Royal Mounted (1952 Dell) 15

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    Stories by Gaylord Du Bois. Art by Stan Campbell. Painted cover by Bill Burnett. The adventures of Canadian Mountie Dave King, a character created by Western novelist Zane Grey. This series featured gorgeous cover paintings of derring-do in the best Men's Adventure tradition. After his plane is shot down over the Valley of Fear, King suspects that an abandoned mine hides a missile base. Also, the R.C.M.P. Constable's Manual. Classic painted cover by Bill Burnett. The Constable's Manual; Valley of Fear. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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    "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) 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 #39
    Leave It to Binky (1948) 39

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    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 #1
    Linda (1954) 1
    Published May 1954 by Ajax.

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  • Issue #5
    Little Dot (1953 1st Series) 5

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    Stories and art by Steve Muffatti and others. Cover by Warren Kremer. One of the mainstays of Harvey's long-running kids' comics, Little Dot also features Richie Rich and Little Lotta. The origin of Little Dot's polka-dot dress is revealed in Alphabet Land. Richie Rich transports cash for his dad during a truck-driver strike, but crooks get wind of the deal. Little Lotta meets smooth-talking Gerald, in a story featuring cameos by Little Dot and Richie Rich. Alphabet Land; Richie Rich: Crime Doesn't Play; Moth's Ball; Little Dot Meets Uncle Gill; Little Lotta: Lost and Food; Peace and Riot; Richie Rich; Little Lotta. 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 #1
    Lone Eagle (1954) 1
    Published May 1954 by Ajax.

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    Western adventure featuring Native American hero Lone Eagle. The story of how warrior Atsani earned the name Lone Eagle. The life and death of outlaw, killer and all-around bad man Jerry Barton. Lone Eagle is able to turn a souvenir of war into an emblem of peace. Savage Claws; Blazing Guns; Swift Rider: Shoot the Man Down; Robber's Gold; Warriors' Revenge. 32 pages, Full Color. 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 #19
    Lone Rider (1951) 19

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    "Pistol Packin Mama," "Blood Fury," and "War on Rustlers." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #151
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 151
  • Issue #7
    Lorna the Jungle Queen (1953) 7
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Moderate color touch.

    Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Love and Marriage (1952 Superior) 14

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  • Vol. 48 #1
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  • Vol. 38 #2
    Love Short Stories (1940-1955 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 38 #2

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  • Issue #49
    Lovelorn (1950) 49

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  • Vol. 4 #3
    MacKill's Mystery Magazine (1952-1954 Todd Publishing) UK Edition Vol. 4 #3

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  • Vol. 4 #1
    MacKill's Mystery Magazine (1952-1954 Todd Publishing) US Edition Vol. 4 #1

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  • Issue #11
    Mad (1952 Comic 1-23) 11
    Published May 1954 by EC.
    • Cover oxidation. Water damage.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Pedigree: Gaines File Copy
    • Gaines File Copy. Includes certificate of authenticity.
    • Label #1269069003

    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.

  • Vol. 6 #5
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 6 #5

    May 1954. Cover by Jack Coggins. Fantasy and science fiction stories: "Star Lummox" 1/3 by Robert A. Heinlein, "An Old-Fashioned Poker for My Uncle's Head" by Margot Bennett, "The Pioneer" by Will Stanton, "The Gingerbread Man" by Dale Jennings, "The Airborne Baserunner" by Lysander Kemp, "$1.98" by Arthur Porges, "Ghetto" by Poul Anderson, "The Poundstone Paradox" by Roger Dee. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 128 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 1 #3
    Malcolm's (1954 R. Malcolm) Pulp Vol. 1 #3

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  • Vol. 4 #5
    Male (1950-1981 Male Publishing Corp.) Vol. 4 #5

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    Volume 4, Issue 5 - May 1954. Adventure stories, articles and nude photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 98 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 1 #3
    Male Point of View (1954 Point Magazines) Vol. 1 #3

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    Volume 1, Issue 3 - May-June 1954. Men's interest magazine. 4-in. x 6-in., 64 pages, B&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 5 #2
    Man to Man Magazine (1949 Picture Magazines) Vol. 5 #2

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  • Vol. 2 #4
    Man's Life (1952-1961 Crestwood) 1st Series Vol. 2 #4

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  • Vol. 2 #3
    Manhunt (1953-1967 Eagle Publications) Vol. 2 #3

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  • Issue #46
    Marmaduke Mouse (1946 Quality) 46
  • Issue #123
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 123
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  • Vol. 48 #2
    Master Detective (1929) True Crime Magazine Vol. 48 #2
    • Staple rust with migration.
  • Vol. 8 #4
    Max Brand's Western Magazine (1949-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 8 #4

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  • Vol. 50 #5
    Mechanix Illustrated (1938 Fawcett) Vol. 50 #5
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1.75" Cumulative spine split. Cover detaching from spine at bottom and top.

    May, 1954. Mechanical science and technology magazine. This issue features: "Science Creates a Monster", "Amazing Moon Farms To Banish Starvation", and "How To Build A Battery Powered Scooter". 6.25-in. x 9.25-in. 224 pages, B&W with red and yellow accents. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 3 #5
    Men Magazine (1952-1982 Zenith Publishing Corp.) Pulp Vol. 3 #5

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  • Issue #27
    Men's Adventures (1951 Marvel/Atlas) 27
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1462523004
  • Issue #11
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 11
    Published May 1954 by Atlas.

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    Cover art by Harry Anderson. I, The Robot, art by John Romita; A robot is given a command to kill the man in the room by someone who wishes to steal it after the robot has slain its creator. A Fate Worse Than Death, art by Seymour Moskowitz; A space explorer takes a poison capsule after learning a hideous female alien has selected him for her mate upon reaching her maturity day. Only a Beast, art by Al Eadeh; A bed-ridden old man hates those who will inherit his money so he establishes hypnotic control of his dimwitted caretaker and convinces him that he loves the woman and her husband is mean to her, so he must kill those who harm the one he loves. My Other Body!, art by Jack Katz; A man's conscience convinces him to steal money from a jewelry store for his girlfriend. Locked In!, art by Bob Powell; A woman trails after her husband for twenty years because, after they murdered a family, he skipped out on her with the loot. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Mickey Mouse (1941-90 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 35

    No ads in book. Entire issue from cover to cover is comic stories and one page strips. Mickey Mouse in "The Impossible Berries" in which Mickey and Goofy use some magical berries in their search for a missing explorer. Mickey also investigates missing oysters and deals with his overly playful nephews in two untitled stories. Last story continues onto the inside back cover and the back cover. No art/story credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #11
    Modern Man Magazine (1951-1976 PDC) Vol. 3 #11

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    May, 1954 - Vintage Men's magazine featuring articles, pictorials, and pin-ups. This issue showcases a pictorial featuring Mamie Van Doren, a look at the works of Earl MacPherson, known as the Pin-up Picasso, and an intensive article of the firearms produced by Browning, Maxim, Beretta, and Thompson. MATURE READERS Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 46 #6
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  • Vol. 47 #12
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  • Issue #45
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  • Vol. 87 #4
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  • Issue #43
    My Friend Irma (1950) 43
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    Scripts by Stan Lee, art and cover by Dan De Carlo Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 7

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  • Issue #7
    Mysteries (1953) 7
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, both covers completely detached.
  • Issue #19
    Mystery Tales (1952 Atlas) 19

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    Cover art by Harry Anderson. The Room with No Door! The Man in the Graveyard! The Bitter Pill. Gone!, art by Bill Walton. Oh, Brother. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.