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Comic books August 1954

  • Vol. 31 #4
    44 Western Magazine (1937-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 31 #4

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  • Issue #195
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 195
    Published Aug 1954 by DC.

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    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. Lois Lane – Wanted starring Superman, script by William Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Safari of Young Janu starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Time Vault World starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. The Counterfeit Vigilante, art by Howard Sherman. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Aug 1954
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Aug 1954

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  • Issue #203
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 203
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    • Cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Uncle Superboy, art by John Sikela; Superboy is a camp counselor. Tips on Summer Fun! starring Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman. The Shark with the Human Brain starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Candid Camera Crime starring Johnny Quick, script by Otto Binder, art by Ralph Mayo. Congo Bill #1 house ad, art by Nick Cardy. The Puzzle of the Five Queens starring Green Arrow, script by Bill Finger, art by George Papp. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 58

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    3-D effect cover and stories: "Dead Man's Gold," "The Man Who Died Laughing," "The Clasp Knife," "The Last Bars," "The Plague Ship," and "The Crime Machine." Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Harry Lazarus. Stories by Harry Lazarus, Pete Riss, and Robert Sale. 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 #28
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 28
    • .5" Spine split from bottom.
    • 1/2" spine split from top.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard, Martin Naydel, Henry Boltinoff and unknown. Art by Owen Fitzgerald, Martin Naydel, Henry Boltinoff, Bob Oksner and unknown. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, stars in an untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: Teen Teaser activity page by Martin Naydel; Honey in Hollywood 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Pinkie 1-pager; A Bit of Disc and Data article; and Kitty Karr back-up story, with art by Bob Oksner. 40 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 15
    • Cover loose at both staples.

    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; Datewise 2-pager "Sports Lines!"; Honey in Hollywood untitled half-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Twisting the Dial text piece "Meet Jack Larson"; and Kitty Karr untitled back-up story. 40 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 16
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust with migration. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    "The Floating Big Top!" While aboard a circus boat, Rex rescues Danny Dennis from a potentially fatal accident on a daring high-wire act. In addition, Rex uses fire to battle a bunch of animals. Also includes: "Monkey Sees, Monkey Does!" (starring Detective Chimp); "The Day the Sun Vanished"; and "Clever Canines." Script by Robert Kanigher and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino, inks by Bernard Sachs. Cover by Kane and Sachs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 42 #5
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  • Issue #12
    All American Men of War (1952) 12
    • Cover detached at one staple and loose at the other.
    • 7 1/2" cumulative spine split.
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    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Causin, Gil Kane, Sam Burlockoff, Robert Stuart, Irwin Hasen, Bill Woolfolk, and Russ Heath. Adventure tales of war and the military, including some humor—go into combat with All American Men of War! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    All True Detective Cases (1954) 4
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    • Staple rust and migration. Water damage.

    Reprints from "Gangsters and Gun Molls (1951) #2. "Edna Murray, The Kissing Bandit," "Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow," "The Wild Genna Brothers," and "The Case of the Emerald Robbery" (with art by Jack Kamen). Two page text story, "Habit Traps a Killer." Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #5
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  • Issue #29
    Amazing Stories (1950-1955 Pulp) UK Edition 29

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  • Issue #18
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  • Issue #26
    Andy Panda (1953 Dell) 26

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    Walter Lantz' Andy Panda. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring four untitled tales, plus 1-page untitled stories on the inside front cover and the back cover! Starring Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Approved Comics (1954) 11

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  • Issue #12
    Approved Comics (1954) 12

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  • Issue #69
    Archie (1943) 69
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    • Paper: Off white
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  • Vol. 339 #2
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 339 #2

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  • Issue #3
    Arrowhead (1954) 3

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    3 Arrowhead stories (art by Joe Sinnott) and "The Saga of Chief Little Wolf" (art by Jack Katz). Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #2
    Art Photography (1949-1958) Magazine Vol. 6 #2

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  • Issue #34
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 34

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    Cover art by Joe Maneely. Knockout, art by Paul Reinman; A crooked boxing promoter meets his end when the ghost of a fighter he set up ties him up in rope and stuffs him into the gym's punching bag. The Tomb!, art by Myron Fass; A woman excavating a tomb attempts to eliminate her rival by using dynamite but the explosion blinds her. The Slave-Driver, art by Al Carreno; A sea captain that is set adrift after his crew mutinies comes ashore on an island where a plantation owner makes a slave out of him. Transformation!, art by Ed Moline; A gangster doesn't get the results he wants when he threatens a plastic surgeon to repair his acid-scarred face and the doctor remakes his face to resemble a woman's. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 10 #8
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  • Vol. 53 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 53 #6
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.
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    Aug 1954. Volume 53, Issue 6 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by Mark Clifton and Frank Riley, Tom Godwin, Lester del Rey, H.B. Fyfe, and H.W. Johnson. Illustrations by Freas and Orban. Article on interstellar flight (part 2). Cover by Frank Kelly Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 168 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #48
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 48
  • Issue #85
    Batman (1940) 85
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1954 by DC.
    • Cover oxidation.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2111182008
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1570875006
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    • 4" spine split through all wraps. Photocopy reproduction front cover included (unattached).
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    Cover pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye. Tips on Summer Fun! public service announcement with Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman. "Batman--Clown of Crime!", script by David Vern, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; During a tussle with the Joker, the pair step under and are bathed in "epsilon rays," which have the effect of transferring the personality on one person to that of the other. "The Guardian of the Bat-Signal!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; A long-time veteran of the Gotham City Police Department is about to be retired, when Batman suggests that he be put in charge of the Bat-Signal. Batman Whirly-word Game activity page by Martin Naydel. Two-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Wanted For Murder: Insect X article by Jack Miller. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Costume of Doom!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; When Vicki arranges a photo shoot of all Batman impersonators, one of them is shot and attempts are made on many others, including Bruce Wayne. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 22

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    "Ploesti" (art by Gene Colan), "Der Tag," Teddy Roosevelt & His Rough Riders in "Remember the Maine" (art by Joe Maneely), "Darkness" (art by Al Gordon), and a two-page text story, "2-Man Patrol." Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #837
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    Published 1954 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #838
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    Published 1954 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #839
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    Published 1954 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #840
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    Published 1954 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #28
    Big Town (1951) 28

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    Based on the TV and radio show of the same name, Big Town lasted 50 issues. This installment includes the following: "The Crime Patrol!" (Steve, Harry, Hack, and Lorelei investigate multiple cases of arsony); "The Billion Dollar Captive"; and "The 3-Ring Murder Case!" Scripts John Broom, pencils by Manny Stallman, inks by John Giunta. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 51

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Nat Barnett, Mort Meskin, and Joe Certa. Former superhero comic Black Cat becomes a showcase for Harvey's unique brand of pre-Code horror. Blue-haired femme fatale Cambria lures worker Steve into killing her father, so they can take over the mill that makes curiously pink flour. A dark spoof of the movie Come Back, Little Sheba, an experiment in the Mad-style humor that was originally intended for the third issue of Harvey's short-lived comic Flip. Gangster Rudy cons boxer Punchy into dangerous fights so he can win bets, but he didn't bet on Punchy finding out. The Old Mill Scream; The Wrong Way; Come Back Bathsheba; Punch & Rudy; Your Dreams Mean; Greek Mythology; One, Two, Tree; Switcheroo. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #1
    Black Magic (1950-1961 Prize/Crestwood) Vol. 5 #1

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    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by Ernie Schroeder, Mort Meskin, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby present their own contribution to the horror comics trend of the 1950s, featuring tales of ghosts and the paranormal. Issue # 31 on cover; listed as Vol. 5, issue #1 in indicia. A deformed man is the object of cruel attention. Alien insects conquer Earth and find humans particularly delicious. A man is discovered running with a wolf pack. Gargoyle; A Dish of Jello; Slaughter-House!; The Half-Men!; Three Million Bucks; Hungry as a Wolf! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #79
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 79
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    Cover by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Stories by Dick Wood, Paul Gustavson and unknown. Art by Dick Dillin, Paul Gustavson and Chuck Cuidera. Featuring Blackhawk in: "The Monstrous Destroyer Drill" by Dick Wood, Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera; "The Wolf-Pack" with art by Dillin and Cuidera; and "The Human Bomb" by Wood, Dillin and Cuidera. Plus: Chop Chop in an untitled back-up story by Paul Gustavson, reprinted from issue #55 (with new splash panel). And: 1-page text story "The Reds Died Screaming," reprinted from GI Combat (1952) #9. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 69

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  • Aug 1954
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Aug 1954

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  • Vol. 1 #8
    Bold Magazine (1954 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 1 #8

    Volume 1, Issue 8 - August 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 #4
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    A racy pageant of peppy cartoons, girls, and giggles. 98 pgs, B&W. 5 1/2" x 7 1/2". Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 51 #2
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  • Issue #3
    Broadway Hollywood Blackouts (1954) 3

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  • Vol. 11 #2
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  • Issue #3
    Bughouse (1954) 3
    Published Aug 1954 by Ajax.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Iger Shop and unknown. Featuring: "The Late-Late-Late-Late Show"; "Mr. and Mrs. South, or -- Look, You'all -- No Head!"; "Captain Kiddeo, Space Bum" (art by Iger Shop); and "The Trans-Continental"! Plus: 2-page text story "Crazy Mixed Up Kids!" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Bulls Eye (1954) 1

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    Cover by Jack Kirby. Written by unknown. Art by Jack Kirby and John Prentice. He never misses! Featuring: Bulls Eye Chapter 1 "The Boy"; Bulls Eye Chapter 2 "The Youth" (with splash panel by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon?); and Bulls Eye Chapter 3 "The Man" (with splash panel by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon?). Plus: 1-page text stories "The Outlaw" and "Stagecoach Incident," and two Zany 1-page fillers by Art Gates? 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Buster Bear (1953) 5

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring Buster Bear in: "Water on the Brain"; "Aged in the Woods"; and "Gone to the Dogs"! Plus: Buzzy Rabbit in "Buzzy's Busy Butler" co-starring Humphries and J.B. Whiphand. Also: Buster Bunny in "Scrambled Eggs" co-starring Wilbur. And: Rollo Raccoon in an untitled reprint story co-starring Picklefoot Pig and Rufus Rabbit. Plus: Honey-lover Bear in 1-page text story "Honey-lover Bear's Escape" co-starring Micky Monkey. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Buzzy (1944) 58
    Tags: Archie
    Published Aug 1954 by DC.

    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 23

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    The well-meaning but misunderstood Casper becomes one of Harvey Comics' best-known stars. Casper's pal Billy Bunny uses a wishing well to wish for powers like Casper, in a three-part story. After taking a day off from scaring, Spooky uses the wishing well to wish for the best scare-day of his life. Casper the Friendly Ghost; The Wishing Well; Spooky; Sky High; A Pale Pal; Spooky; Casper's Diary; From Bad to Voice; Spooky: Boo Boo Black Sheet. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #5
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Magazine Vol. 2 #5

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    Volume 2, Issue 5 - August 1954. Men's interest magazine featuring War, Hunting, and Adventure stories, along with cartoons, and in later issues Pictorials. This issue features "The Judas Hour" by Howard Hunt! 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 90 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 1 #5
    Celebrity (1954 Magnum Publications) Vol. 1 #5

    Volume 1, issue 5 - August 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.

  • Vol. 10 #1
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