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Comic books October 1954

  • Issue #71
    1000 Jokes Magazine (1937) 71

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    Jackie Gleason caricature cover by Rowland B. Wilson. Humor magazine featuring humorous essays, short satires, cartoons and light verse. Jackie Gleason vacation interview. Art by Henry Boltinoff, Bob Barnes, George Wolfe, and others. Saddle Stitched, 8 1/2- x 10 1/2-in, 48 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #5
    3-D Comics Tor (1953 St. John) 5
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    • 1" spine split.
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    Final issue of the series. Tor stars in "Falling Fire," "Man-Beast," and an untitled story (all art by Joe Kubert). Back-up story, "Danny Dreams." Kubert cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #197
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 197
    Published Oct 1954 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0348696004
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    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Stolen 'S' Shirts starring Superman, script by Bill Finger, art by Al Plastino. The Chimp Who Became a King starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Masked Gladiator starring Vigilante, art by Howard Sherman. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 128 #3
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Vol. 128 #3

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  • Issue #205
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 205

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Journey of the Second Superboy!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sy Barry; another boy arrives in Smallville in a rocket. The Emperor of the Sea! starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Congo Bill #2 ad, art by Nick Cardy. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Million-Dollar Photograph! starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 29

    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard and Henry Boltinoff. Art by Owen Fitzgerald and Henry Boltinoff. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, plays tour guide in an untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: Honey in Hollywood half-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Peg 1-pager by Boltinoff; and A Bit of Disc and Data article. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 16
    • REMAINDERED COPY.

    Written by unknown. Art by unknown. Cover by Owen Fitzgerald? Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis go on vacation in a 3-part untitled tale! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 17

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    "Sir Rex?Four-Footed Knight!" Major Dennis, Danny Dennis, and Rex are in a plane crash that transports them back in time to England, where they battle to save a princess. Also includes: "The Case of the Suspicious Signature" (starring Detective Chimp); "The Secret of the Scorching Sands!"; and "Pampered Pooches." Script by Robert Kanigher and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino, inks by Sy Barry. Cover by Kane and Bernard Sachs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    All American Men of War (1952) 14

    "Pigeon Boss," "Booby Trap Island," "Battle Carnival" (art by Russ Heath), and "The Soldier and the Tiger!" Full-page ad for Our Fighting Forces 1. Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Irv Novick. Stories by Ed Herron, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Irwin Hasen, Ed Herron, George Papp, Causin, Russ Heath, and Sam Burlockoff. Adventure tales of war and the military, including some humor—go into combat with All American Men of War! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Amazing Ghost Stories (1953) 14

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  • Issue #27
    Andy Panda (1953 Dell) 27

    Walter Lantz' Andy Panda. Stories by Don R. Christensen and various. Art by Ken Champin and Lynn Karp. Featuring the tale "The Swamp Pirates," plus three untitled stories! Also has four untitled 1-page stories! Starring Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #4
    Animal Life Magazine (1953 Animal Life Publications) Vol. 1 #4

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    Volume 1, Issue 4 - October 1954. Men's interest Magazine focusing on Hunting and Animal stories and articles. This issue features "Tigrero!" and "Black Terror of the Jungle!". 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 66 pages, Text, with B&W images through out Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #70
    Archie (1943) 70

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  • Vol. 339 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 339 #4

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  • Issue #35
    Astonishing (1951) 35

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    Cover art by Harry Anderson. Jessica!, art by Sid Greene; A young man invents a girlfriend for himself, but comes to regret it when he tells people he's meeting her that evening at the bridge, and a body is found floating in the river which matches his description of his girlfriend. The Dinner Guest, art by Don Perlin; A Soviet peasant feeds the local commissar to his zombie son. Collins Is In His Coffin!, art by Ed Winiarski; When a man is hanged on trumped charges in order for his neighbors to steal his land, he curses the area. Brother Vampire!, art by Al Eadeh; A man thinks that his Siamese twin is a vampire, but it turns out that the vampire just used his amnesia in order to hide in plain sight after using some plastic to connect the two of them. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 54 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Vol. 54 #2

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    October 1954. Volume 54, Issue 2. Cover by Van Dongen. Science fiction stories by Poul Anderson ("The Big Rain"), Everett B. Cole, Walter L. Kleine, Edward Peattie, and Mark Clifton & Frank Riley ("They'd Rather Be Right" part 3 of 4). Illustrations by Freas, Shapiro, and van Dongen. Article by R. S. Richardson. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 168 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #50
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 50

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  • Issue #87
    Batman (1940) 87
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1954 by DC.

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    Cover by Win Mortimer. "Batman's Greatest Thrills!", script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Stan Kaye; Batman is surprised and honored that a TV station is presenting his life story and recounting some of his greatest feats....until the Joker decides to break out of prison and do his own "honoring" of the Caped Crusader! School Blues! public service announcement with Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Synthetic Crime King!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; A miffed college professor decides to get revenge on his former employer by creating what is believed to be a synthetic man and using him as a weapon, But Batman discovers that this creature is actually a human being used by Vilmer, stops Vilmer and restores the athlete to his former self. Batman Whirly-word Game activity page by Martin Naydel. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "They Prove the Guilty Innocent" text story by Jack Miller. "Batman Falls in Love!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; Batman is to guard a foreign model, whose life has been threatened by a smuggling ring; But Vicki Vale nearly messes everything up with her jealousy. 44 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 33
    Published Oct 1954 by Atlas.

    "Defense" (art by Joe Sinnott), "Gas!" (art by John Severin), "The Colonel," and "PT" (art by Gene Colan), plus a two-page text story, "The Hot Spot!" Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 24
    • Water damage.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    "Holed-Up" (art by Robert Q. Sale), "Maquis," "Antony" (art by Mort Lawrence), "They Shall Not Pass" (art by Gene Colan), and a two-page text story, "Sharpshooter." Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 52
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 3" cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #2
    Black Magic Vol. 5 (1954) 2

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    Cover art by Jack Kirby. Maniac!, art by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby; Tom Mason wanted nothing more than to protect his poor handicapped brother Harry. Facts on Witchcraft, art by Harry Lazarus. The Monsters, art by Bill Draut. It text story. The Little People, art by John Belfi. Welcome Home text story. The Devil Doll, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. 36 pgs. $0.10. #32 on cover 32, Vol. 5 #2 inside. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #81
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 81
    • Oxidation. Chipping.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0805421003

    "The Monster Dynamo," "The Sea Monsters of Killer Shark," and "The Flying Flat-Top." Untitled Chop Chop back-up story. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 71

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  • Vol. 99 #6
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Vol. 99 #6

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  • Vol. 1 #10
    Bold Magazine (1954 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 1 #10

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    Volume 1, Issue 10 - October 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 #104
    Boy Comics (1942) 104
  • Issue #4
    Bughouse (1954) 4
    Published Oct 1954 by Ajax.

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    Stories by Iger Shop and unknown. Art by Iger Shop and unknown. Featuring: "The Inner Cell-fff!"; "One Way Ticket"; "Just Plain Bull"; and "The Diary of Zoo Zoo Gay Gone" (by Iger Shop). Plus: 2-page text story "Dig That Jolly Jungle!" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Bulls Eye (1954) 2

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    Cover by Jack Kirby. Written by unknown. Art by Jack Kirby, Bob McCarty and unknown. He never misses! Featuring: Bulls Eye tales "Trial by Fire," "Union Jack" (with art by Bob McCarty, and splash pencils by Jack Kirby) and "Grand Prize" (with art by Kirby). Plus: 2-page text story "The Indian and the White Man," and 1-page fillers "Hunting the Mountain Lion" and "Outlaws Anonymous"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Buster Bear (1953) 6

    Buster Bear in "Nervous Repair Service," "Laugh, Hyena, Laugh," and "Buster Gets the Goods." Buzzy Rabbit in "A Moving Tale." Two untitled Marmaduke Mouse stories. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Buzzy (1944) 59
    Tags: Archie
    Published Oct 1954 by DC.

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  • Issue #5
    Captain Steve Savage (1954-1956 2nd Series) 5

    NOTE: For #1-4 see Sensational Police Cases (1954). Art by Louis Ravielli and others. Numbering continues from Sensational Police Cases (1954) #4. Tales of adventure and espionage from the Cold War featuring ace pilot Steve Savage. Outnumbered and outgunned, Savage tries to lead an infantry company to safety; The true stories of 1920s gangster Dutch Anderson and his protege Gerald Chapman, the first Public Enemy Number One. Perilous Mission over Korea; The Plunderer. 32 pages, Full Color. NOTE: For #1-4 see Sensational Police Cases (1954). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 25
    • 1/4" spine split.
  • Vol. 2 #7
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Vol. 2 #7

    Volume 2, Issue 7 - October 1954. Men's interest magazine featuring War, Hunting, and Adventure stories, along with cartoons, and in later issues Pictorials. This issue features The Fight For Outer Space, The Truth about Half-Men, How to Cut up an Elephant, and Houdini of the Forest! 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 90 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 2 #1
    Celebrity (1954 Magnum Publications) Vol. 2 #1

    Volume 2, issue 1 - October 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 #23
    Cisco Kid (1951 Dell) 23
    Published Oct 1954 by Dell.

    Painted Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by Bob Jenney. Featuring the tales "The Iron Bandit" and "Mystery of Rancho D'oro"! Also: the 1-page filler "Frontier Spanish" by George Haas and Bob Jenney on the inside front cover! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #505
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 505

    The Sleeping Beauty. NOTE: We do not currently differentiate between HRN 576 copies and other HRN #'s of Classics Illustrated Junior reprints. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #18
    Combat Casey (1952) 18
    Published Oct 1954 by Atlas.
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    3 untitled Combat Casey stories (art on all by Robert Q. Sale). Back-up story, "Penny's Pin-Ups" (art by Dick Ayers) and a two-page text story, "Red Roundup." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Combat Kelly (1951 Atlas) 25

    Combat Kelly in "U-Boat K-29," "Operation Torch," and one untitled story (art on all by Dave Berg). "Cookie's Combat Course: U.S. Army" (art by Robert Q. Sale). Two-page text story, "Special Favor." Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #101
    Comics on Parade (1938) 101

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  • Issue #2
    Commander Battle and the Atomic Sub (1954) 2

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    Stories by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Sheldon Moldoff. Cover by Ogden Whitney. The crew of an atomic-powered submarine, The Atomic Commandos roam the seas battling threats to American naval supremacy. The Commandos face a new threat to American security: a secret empire at the center of the Earth, made up of subterranean giants with strange powers. But first, they must battle a giant octopus, making for a terrific sub-vs.-octopus cover. (The TV-like 3-D Truevision from issue #1 is retired without fanfare.) Fight for Survival!; Winner Loses; The Hoax That Backfired!; Atom Sub of the Future. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #3
    Complete Sports (1937-1955 Western Magazines) Vol. 9 #3

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  • Issue #51
    Cowboy Western Comics (1948) 51

    Giordano-Alascia cover. Contains all reprints except for "Golden Arrow...". In order of appearance: "Golden Arrow, Death Meets the Scavenger" art by Stan Campbell; "Jesse James" reprinted from Cowboy Western Comics (1948) #21; "The Action Story of Wild Bill Hickok" reprinted from Cowboy Western Comics (1948) #18; "Annie Oakley" reprinted from Cowboy Western Comics (1948) #21; "Rusty Hall, The Coyote Chase" reprinted with character name "Rusty Hall" replacing "Monte Hale" from Real Western Hero (1948) #73; and "The Dead Man's Hand" art by Mario DeMarco, reprinted from Cowboy Western Comics (1948) #32. "Covered Wagon Days" text story reprinted from Cowboy Western Comics (1948) #20. Indicia states "COWBOY WESTERN". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 25

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    "Three For the Money" (art by Jack Kamen), "Dog Food" (art by Reed Crandall), "Key Chain" (art by Bernard Krigstein), and "The Sqealer" (art by George Evans). Kamen cover. NOTE: This issue was reprinted by East Coast Comics with a $1 cover a 1970's copyright date. These and other changes make the reprint easy to distinguish from the original which has a 10-cent cover price and a 1950's publication date. NOTE 2: This issue was reprinted by East Coast Comics with a $1 cover a 1970's copyright date (see E.C. Classic Reprints #9). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
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  • Vol. 1 #17
    Dare (1953 Fiction Publications) Vol. 1 #17

    Volume 1, Issue 17 - October 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 #115
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 115

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro and others. 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 go out for football and meet a player whose showboating ruins it for everybody. A good cop is assigned to the rough neighborhood known as the Gas District, and quickly confronts juvenile gangs and a hood named Pugsy. The backup historical strip features true tales about smart animals. Also featuring a vintage ad for "Space Specs" - mini-binoculars that wear like eyeglasses. Little Wise Guys: The Grandstander; Teacher's Pets; Dilly Duncan of Dorset High: Dilly's Haymaker; Little Wise Guys: Robbin' The Flag; Little Wise Guys: We're Sunk. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Dark Mysteries (1951) 20
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1488605010
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    • Staple rust. Rust migration. Cover detached at one staple.

    "The Clutch of the Devil Fish"; A sadistic seafaring band of brothers kills whales; Some for money, some just for sport. This arouses the anger of the "devil fish", a giant octopus; Changing form, the octopus comes aboard as the lovely maiden Myra—killing off the brothers one after the other. "Flames of Hate," art by Gerald Altman; Pierre, an old executioner, hires a young assistant, Jean, to help him with his work; Which is to burn people at the stake; When Jean hits it off with Marianne, Pierre's lovely wife, Pierre seethes with jealousy and "accidentally" burns Jean on the pyre. "Shot by a Corpse" text story by Ellen Lynn. First-person-narrative of "a racketeer's moll": When the gang kidnaps a little boy, the woman goes soft and smuggles a confession to the police. "The Living-Dead," art by John D'Agostino; Ivor Blau, lost in the wintery woods of the Black Forest, comes to a lonely house; A lovely girl, Vania, takes him in; Something is strange; Soon Ivor learns that the house is populated with half-dead zombies (a result of a Nazi experiment) and he, Ivor (as the son of the evil Nazi doctor), has to pay with his blood. "Mountain Madness"; Ben and Alan are friends and work as lawyers in the same firm; When Alan gets to be junior partner, Ben is furious and plans his murder; On a mountain trip he pushes Alan into the abyss. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Date with Judy (1947) 43
    Published Oct 1954 by DC.

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  • Issue #8
    Dear Lonely Hearts (1953 Harwell) 8

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    Becomes Lonely Published by Harwell. Cover price $0.10.