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Comic books September 1954

  • Vol. 49 #2
    10 Story Western Magazine (1936-1954 Popular) Pulp Vol. 49 #2

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  • Issue #26
    Abbott and Costello (1948 St. John) 26

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  • Issue #63
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    Art by Dudley Page. 24 pages.

  • Issue #196
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 196
    Published Sep 1954 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1249761019
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    • 2.5" cumulative spine split, water damage.
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    • 1" spine split from top of comic.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Adventures of Mental Man starring Superman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Jungle Circus starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The World Series of Tomorrow starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. Vigilante -- Foreign Correspondent, art by Howard Sherman. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    Action-Packed Western (1954-1958 Columbia) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 1 #2

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  • Issue #204
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 204
    • Staple rust.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Work Can Be Fun public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Super Brat of Smallville, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Bradley Ashton causes trouble for Superboy. The Lagoon of Doom starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Jimmy Olsen #1 ad, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Supergram the Superman Puzzle Game. Johnny Quick, King of Comedy, art by Ralph Mayo. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Amazing Arrowthon starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 42 #6
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  • Issue #13
    All American Men of War (1952) 13
    • 1/4" spine split from top.
    • 3-1/2" cumulative spine split, cover detached.
    • Cover detached. 4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached. Near full length spine split (taped).

    "Lost Patrol," "Sightless Sniper," "Phantom Army," and "The Three Tanks!" Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by David V. Reed, Sam Burlockoff, Joe Giella, Irwin Hasen, David V. Reed, Howard Purcell, Bob Stuart, Causin, George Papp, Ed Herron, and Mort Meskin. 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
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  • Issue #19
    All True Romance (1948) 19

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  • Vol. 5 #1
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    Volume 5, Issue 1 - September, 1954. Art and Camera Magazine is a great tool for the amateur artist. It contains articles, exposes and product reviews that you can use to your advantage while exploring creativity in the world of fine arts. 8.5" x 11", 42 pages, B&W. Contains nudity and is recommended for mature readers. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 11 #2
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  • Vol. 28 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 28 #4
    • Minor chew in interior margins.

    Sept 1954. Science fiction stories by Robert Moore Williams, Arnold Marmor, Milton Lesser, Winston Marks, Win Kinney, and P.F. Costello. Cover by Ralph Castenir. 5-1/2 in. x 7-1/2 in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #1
    Amazing Willie Mays (1954) 1
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Sample copy. Highest graded. Includes original publishers note dated 09/23/1954.

    Cover by Ed Moritz. Art by Frank Fogarty and Jack Berrill. Sports comics from Famous Funnies, focusing on the career of baseball legend Willie Mays. Mays finds fame through a combination of amazing sports skills and a memorable catchphrase, the "Say Hey Kid." Profiles of other baseball greats, including Mel Ott and Christy Mathewson. Willie Mays' baseball tips and classic plays. The Early Life of Willie Mays; Say Hey Kid in Action; Mel Ott; Willie's Favorite Story; Willie's Tips to You; Christy Mathewson; Balls and Strikes; Here's Miracle Willie and His Super-Plays; Splinters; Diamond Doings. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #2
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    Volume 2, Issue 2 - September, 1954. Short-lived vintage men's magazine that focuses on the lifestyles of young models, especially those in bathing suits. 8.5" x 11.5", 50 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #19
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  • Issue #15
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 15
    • 3/4" Spine split from top.
  • Issue #1
    Archie's Mechanics (1954) 1
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    Join Archie and his crew in "How To Make It! - How To Fix It!" Archie's Mechanics No.1 from Sept., 1954. This nifty comic book, with the help of Archie Andrews, Betty, Veronica, and even Jughead, shows you the "mechanics" of a wide range of "new era" things including a new atomic locomotive, the low-down on hi-fi, color TV, plus the "ABC's of power steering and power brakes!" Inside this 52-page issue, learn "What's Inside a Baseball," "The Pitch on Bike Care," "How to take Better Summer Photos," and much more! Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 339 #3
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 339 #3
  • Vol. 2 #8
    Army Laughs (1951-1978 Crestwood) 2nd Series Vol. 2 #8

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    Men's interest digest with comics, jokes and tasteful pin-up photography. 5" x 6.5", 98 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 6 #3
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    Volume 6, Issue 3 - September, 1954. Art Photography Magazine was a men's interest publication produced from July, 1949 to December, 1958 that focused heavily on photographing the nude female form, as well as a fair amount of "cheesecake" pin-up style photography. Included are articles on how to take better photographs, product reviews of different photography equipment, and diving deeper into what makes photography a legitimate form of art. 8.5" x 10.5", 50 pages, B&W. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 10 #9
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  • Vol. 54 #1
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 54 #1

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    Sept 1954. Volume 54, Issue 1 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by Fredric Brown, Maurice Ogden and Betty Fuller, Mark Clifton and Frank Riley, Roger Dee, and Oscar A. Boch. Illustrations by Freas, Shapiro, and van Dongen. Article on interstellar flight (part 3). Cover by Frank Kelly Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 168 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #35
    Authentic Police Cases (1948) 35
    • .5" Spine split from bottom.
  • Issue #49
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 49
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #ORB4
    Bad Issue Dump ORB4

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  • Issue #7
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    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Don Heck and others. Charlton takes over Comics Media's Western series, featuring milder, Code-friendly tales of gunplay, outlaws and horsemanship in the Wild West. The Mystery of the Vanishing Stagecoaches is an unpublished story from  Will Rogers Western (1950) #3 that eventually appeared in Blazing Comics (1944) #6, with Will Rogers renamed Bill Folers. Old Smokey talks about the time he went to a Beethoven concert, or so he believes. Featuring art and a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. Sgt. Bart Norton; The Mystery of the Vanishing Stagecoaches; Moment Musical; The Poachers; Sixgun Larson of the Pony Express. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Baffling Mysteries (1952) 22

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    Sculptress of Doom, art by Ken Rice; The evil-minded Corella is a sculptress who can capture her model's souls in her statues; Her husband George finds out about it and has to decide between his wife and his life. Curse of the Condemned Gypsy, art by Jay Scott Pike; A violin is charged with a gypsy curse: the person who plays it, will commit a murder. Over My Dead Body, art by Lou Cameron; In a scheme to get his insurance money, struggling painter Ben Ober agrees to a fake burial of his comatose body. The Amulet of Terror, pencils by Mike Sekowsky. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
    Batman (1940) 86
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1954 by DC.

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    Cover by Win Mortimer. Work Can Be Fun! public service announcement with Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "The Voyage of the First Batmarine!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; After volunteering to become divers to remove explosives underwater at great depths, the Dynamic Duo are unable to properly rise to the surface slowly enough to prevent the bends. Batman Whirly-word Game activity page by Martin Naydel. "The Joker's Winning Team!", script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; A baseball game inspires the Joker to become a manager of crime, as he decides to "trade" various crooks for others who have specialized talents that he can use to commit various crimes. Two-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Hotel Cop article, art by Raymond Perry. "Batman--Indian Chief!", script by France Herron, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Stan Kaye; The Dynamic Duo come upon a duo dressing very much the same as the famed Batman and Robin, these being an Indian version; They are asked by the wounded "Man-of-the-Bats" to substitute for he and his fighting aide in battling against Black Elk. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 32
    Published Sep 1954 by Atlas.

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    "Snow" (art by Jay Scott Pike), "Bataan" (art by George Tuska), "When Rome Fell" (art by John Severin), "Flying Circus" (art by Paul Reinman), and a two-page text story, "Promotion For a Private." Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Battle Cry (1952) 14

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    Stories and art by Eugene E. Hughes, Ed Smalle and Tony Mortellaro. War comics from publisher Stanley Morse in the tradition of EC's war comics. A tank crew suspects their new sergeant is a medal-hungry glory hound who's going to get them all killed. Infantry soldiers meet a paratrooper separated from his unit who's something of a prima donna. A soldier accused of cowardice in combat is given the cold shoulder by the rest of his unit. To the Victors!; Buddies!; Field Order No. 549; The Glory Hound!; The Paratrooper Boots!; The Treatment! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Battle Ground (1954) 1

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    "Across the Han" (art by Paul Reinman), "Rescue" (art by Joe Sinnott), "Garibald" (art by Myron Fass), "In Flanders' Fields" (art by Tony DiPreta), and a two-page text story, "A Hero's Son." Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 23
    • RESTORATION. Tear seals, cover glued along spine.
    • 4-1/2" cumulative spine split.

    "Another Hill" (art by Joe Maneely), "Barbed Wire," "The Spartans" (art by Sid Check, heavily influenced by Wally Wood and Frank Frazetta), "Imphal," and a two-page text story, "News From the Front." Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #841
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  • Issue #842
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  • Issue #843
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  • Issue #844
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  • Vol. 13 #4
    Beauty Parade (1941-1956 Harrison Publications) Vol. 13 #4

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  • Sep 1954
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  • Vol. 4 #5
    Best Western (1951-1957 Stadium) 2nd Series Vol. 4 #5

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  • Issue #11
    Beware (1953 Trojan/Merit) 11

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    Cover by Myron Fass. Stories and art by Art Gates, Leo Morey, Edvard Moritz and Jay Disbrow. Pre-Code horror comic from Trojan Magazines. Archaeologists exploring the lost Mayan "Temple of Eternal Life" accidentally awaken the dead, who want to pick up where they left off with the human sacrifices. A scientist receives a TV message from outer space that turns out to be commands to begin an alien invasion. A writer reveals the supernatural truth behind his latest story. Plus an article about real-life burial practices and death rituals around the world. Ghostly Sacrifice; Cry: Danger; His Own Funeral; Dead and Gone; Dwellers in Darkness. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Beyond (1950 Ace) 28
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    Nightmare Carnival, art by Ken Rice; Somewhere in France, the brothers Lebrun wage a private war against Jules du Mort; The cemetery on his property shall yield for the expansion of the Lebrun's carnival ground. Invitation from a Ghost, art by Louis Zansky; The author Peter Verold fights beliefs of superstition, traveling the country and debunking supernatural hoaxes. Waves of the Creeping Death, art by Jim McLaughlin. The Persevering Mummy; In an American museum a mummy comes alive. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #2
    Beyond Fantasy Fiction (1953-1955 Galaxy Publishing) Vol. 2 #2
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Volume 2, Issue 2 - September 1954. Fantasy anthology pulp magazine. 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 160 pages, Text (with B&W illustrations throughout) Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #4
    Billy Bunny (1954) 4

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    Stories and art by Ed Newman and others. Adventures of funny animals with alliterative names, plus puzzle pages. Billy Bunny tries to keep Daffy Dragon from being executed by the king. Detectives Eddie Elephant and Charley Chimp are captured by gangsters hiding out on an Army shooting range, in a story with wacky art possibly by "Hi-Ho" artist Holly Chambers. Plus adventures of Zingo the Zooper Zebra and other funny animals. Billy Bunny; Zingo the Zooper Zebra; Billy Bunny Boo-Boos; Bow Wow Hero; A Haunting We Will Go; Pixie. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Black Rider (1951) 24
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    Arrowhead Apperance Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 80
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Staple rust with migration.

    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: "Fang, the Merciless" by Dick Wood, Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera; "The Iron Curtain Destroyer" by Wood, Dillin and Cuidera; and "The Death-Digger" with art by Dillin and Cuidera. Plus: Chop Chop in the back-up story "Are You Full of Zing?" by Paul Gustavson, reprinted from issue #49. And: 1-page text story "Bird of Evil"! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Blazing Western (1954 Timor) 5

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    Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and others. Tales of war and adventure in the Old West. A town sheriff faces the deadly whip-bearing outlaw Lash Moran. Independent silver miners face a conglomerate that wants to take over their territory in 1880s Montana. A white man becomes the first to venture alone into dangerous Apache territory in Arizona. Law Of The Lash; Hoss Laughs!; Silver King; Apache Warcry; Peace Pipe; American Indians - Their Bows And Arrows; The Ambush. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 70

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    Issue features Blondie and Dagwood in "The Prisoner," "The Problem," "The Budget," and "The Raise." Issue also has half-page gag strips with the Flop Family, Colonel Potterby and the Duchess, and a one-page text stories "Growing Pains and "The Little Skunk." Story and art credits: unknown. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Vol. 1 #9
    Bold Magazine (1954 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 1 #9

    Volume 1, Issue 9 - September 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.