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Comic books May 1954

  • Vol. 1 #6
    Verdict (1953 Flying Eagle Publications) UK Edition Vol. 1 #6

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  • Vol. 1 #5
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  • Issue #164
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 164
    • 1/2" spine split from top. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached.

    Blank interior covers. NOTE: Dell published several issues dated May 1954 with no content on the inside covers. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Web of Evil (1952) 14
    Published May 1954 by Quality.

    Cover by Reed Crandall. "The Witch of Death," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Newspaperman Dick Groom arrives in New England's Misty Moors community to cover "Witchery Week"; The local Duncan family is decimated one by one - haunted by the curse of the once alive moor witch. "The Monster Genie"; Bank teller Arthur Cook is offered the services of a mighty genie; After the brute has disposed of two of Cook's enemies, Cook murders the genie's master. "Lighthouse of the Dead"; Old Pearly Marston, operator of the Searock lighthouse, keeps away the dead from the sea by shining his beacon. "The Man Who Dug His Own Grave" text story. "The Sealed Corpse"; The butler Jeffers murders his employer, Sir Wendell Eaton. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Web of Mystery (1951) 24

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    "I Died Laughing," "Realm of Lost Faces" (art by Lou Cameron), "She Shrieked With Horror," and "My Sinister Double." Cover by Ken Rice. Stories by Jim McLaughlin, Sy Grudko, Lou Cameron, Sy Grudko, Chic Stone, and Ken Rice. Suspense-filled horror tales that weave a Web of Mystery for the reader! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 59 #10
    Wee Wisdom (1894 Unity School of Christianity) Vol. 59 #10

    Volume 59, Issue 10 - May 1954. "A Magazine for Boys and Girls." Stories, poems, and activities designed for kids. 7" x 10", 36 pages, PC. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 46 #2
    Weird Tales (1923-1985 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 46 #2
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    • Tape on interior cover.

    May 1954. Cover by W. H. Silvey. "Song in the Thicket" by Manly Banister, "The Predestined" by Q. Patrick, "Lord of the Talking Hands" by Arthur Woodward, "Prediciton" by Curtis W. Casewit, "The Place in the Woods" by August Derleth, "The Return of Simon Carib" by Frederick Sanders, "Witch Woman" by Dorothy Quick, "The Banshee and Patrick O'Bannon" by Joe Bishop, and "Beyond the Door" by Paul Suter. Softcover, 128 Pages, 5-in x 7 1/2-in. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #11
    Weird Terror (1952) 11

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    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Ken Fitch, Bill Discount, Alberta Tewks, and Don Heck. Pre-Code horror comics by the talents at the Iger Shop. Hapless servants are told to fear the murderous brute who roams their employer's property. A ruthless woman makes a deal with devil - and he'd better not go back on it. After an atomic holocaust, a wealthy man establishers rule over an underground kingdom of survivors. Also featuring a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. Mark of the Brute; Satan's Love Call; She Will Not Leave; Day of Doom; Hills of Horror; Death Is My Racket. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Wendy Parker Comics (1953) 7

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    Three untitled Wendy Parker stories, plus untitled Patsy Walker back-up. Two-page text story, "Call Me Michele." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Whack (1953) 3
    Published May 1954 by St. John.

    Norman Maurer cover. Joe Kubert art. Parodies of Prince Valiant, Little Orphan Annie, Cinderella, Dr. Jekel and Mr. Hyde, etc. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #6
    Whisper (1946 Whisper, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 7 #6

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  • Issue #671
    Wide World (UK Edition 1898 George Newnes Ltd) Pulp 671

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    Issue #671 - May 1954. A collection of true stories with photographs from all over the world. 7-in. x 9 3/4-in., 88 Pages, B&W.

  • Vol. 17 #8
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  • Issue #66
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 66

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    Cover pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bernard Sachs. "The Olympics of Terror," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Deception tries to get the other planets to help him invade Earth, but Wonder Woman challenges all their champions to Olympic style games. "The Talking Tiara," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Origin of Wonder Woman's magic tiara which allows her to understand all languages. The Dazzling Dolls text article. "The Missing Wonder Woman," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Wonder Woman gets amnesia and has to discover her own secret identity. Wonder Women of History Gail Laughlin bio by Julius Schwartz. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    World's Finest (1941) 70
    Published May 1954 by DC.

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    Cover art by Winslow Mortimer. The Two Faces of Superman, art by Al Plastino. The Racketeer's Revenge--Casebook Mystery, art by Bill Ely. The Joust of Jeopardy starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Tale of A Cat starring Jimminy and Magic Book, script and art by Howie Post. The Burning of Bonnville starring Tomahawk, script by Dave Wood, art by Nick Cardy. A Day in the Life of a Paratrooper, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Crime Consultant starring Batman, art by Dick Sprang; Batman thinks that engineer Jay Varden is supplying bad guys with plans for criminal operations. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 34 #6
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  • Issue #57
    Young Love (1949-1957) 57

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    Cover by John Prentice. Art by Bob McCarty, John Prentice and Mort Meskin. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #57 on cover; Vol. 6, issue #3 in indicia. A couple plans to run off and get married, but ends up in jail instead. A woman finds herself in a compromising position with an aspiring writer. Distraught over losing her husband, Anne gives up their baby for adoption. At this point in the series, the stories become pretty offbeat for romance comics. A Happy Ending; Life of the Party; Hurry Up Marriage; Another Woman's Baby; Carbon Copy; Beaten Woman. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Zoo Funnies (1953 2nd Series Capitol/Charlton) 6

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  • Issue #77UK
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