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Comic books April 1955

  • Issue #16
    Treasure Chest Vol. 10 (1954) 16

    April 7, 1955

  • Issue #17
    Treasure Chest Vol. 10 (1954) 17

    April 21, 1955. Dangerous Mission (art by Frank Borth), The Padre and the Pirates (art by Paul Zender), What a Work! (art by Bob Powell, 6 pages), Chuck White (art by Paul Karch), Words That Live: Oliver Hazard Perry (art by Zender), and The Gulf Stream. Borth cover.

  • Vol. 35 #215
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  • Issue #11
    True Brides Experiences (1954) 11

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  • Vol. 62 #6
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  • Issue #20
    True War Romances (1952) 20

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  • Issue #30
    Uncanny Tales (1952 Atlas) 30
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    • 1" Spine split from top of comic.
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    Edited by Stan Lee. Cover by Carl Burgos. Stories by Dick Ayers, Ernie Bache, Bill Benulis, Carl Wessler, Sid Greene, Ed Winiarski, and John Forte. Tantalizing tales of suspense and horror, sometimes with science fiction elements. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Valor (1955 E.C. Comics) 1
    • Paper: White
    • Pedigree: Gaines File Copy
    • Gaines File Copy. Includes EC Comics certificate signed by Bill Gaines, Bob Overstreet, and Russ Cochran.
    • Label #1098393001
    • 3" cumulative spine split.
    • 6.5" Spine split. Cover detached.
    • 8" cumulative spine split, heavy cover oxidation.
    • Spine reinforced with glue.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split (taped).
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    • 1 3/4" cumulative spine split.
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    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    "The Arena" (script by Carl Wessler; art by Al Williamson with Angelo Torres), "Strategy" (art by Bernard Krigstein), "Revolution" (script by Wessler; art by Graham Ingels), and "The Return of King Arthur" (art by Wally Wood). Wood cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Vooda (1955) 20
    Published Apr 1955 by Ajax.

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    Stories and art by Matt Baker and Manning Lee Stokes. Numbering continues from Voodoo (1952 Ajax/Farrell) #19. The renamed jungle hero South Sea Girl returns in Comics Code-friendly reprints, still featuring art by good-girl legend Matt Baker. Kimbo, Boy of the Jungle, faces nothing less than a dinosaur freed from a subterranean prison by torrential rains. A jungle guide leads a movie crew into dangerous territory. Vooda must stop enemy agents from testing an atomic bomb on the Vanishing Isles, in a story with art by Matt Baker. Fools Against Fortune!; Danger Safari; Wienie the Wrestler; Kimbo, Boy of the Jungle; Bull Stampede; Echoes of an A-Bomb. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #175
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 175
    • Writing on back cover.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from bottom.

    #175, 4/55, 10c. Donald Duck, the Li'l Bad Wolf, and Pluto, in untitled stories and Mickey Mouse and Goofy in "Ridin' the Rails." The Donald Duck story is by Carl Barks. Issue also has one-page and half-page gag strips, and a two-page text feature "Figaro's Fun." Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    War Comics (1950 Atlas) 34
    • Only one staple (manufacturing). Cover detached and reattached with glue inside cover. Centerfold detached.

    "Platoon, Advance" (art by Bob Forgione), "Blitzkrieg," "The Mercenary" (art by Jack Katz), "Combat Vets" (art by Gene Colan), and a two-page text story, "One Man Army!" Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Warpath (1954) 3

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    Cover by Eugene Hughes. Stories and art by Eugene Hughes and others. Tales of war and adventure among the Native tribes of the frontier. Gray Wolf wants to challenge the Dakota chieftain for his position, but False Face the shaman is concerned that he is not the right choice. The love story between Swift Bow and Spotted Fawn of the Cherokee involves winning the approval of her skeptical father. A Crow elder blames the chieftain after his son is killed by a Sioux ambush. The Challenge; This Was A Man; The Trap; Fire and Fury; Phantom of the Plains. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Weird Science-Fantasy (1954 E.C. Comics) 28
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover oxidation.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 5" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0787326013
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2043355020

    Cover art by Al Feldstein. Ad for Mad and Panic. "The Inferiors," script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Wallace Wood; An expedition to find inhabited worlds finds nothing but destruction on planet after planet; The populations of all these worlds were of the same space-faring race, but the populations are now extinct, and the explorers don't know why; Then, they find an old recording that explains that the aliens had achieved their evolutionary peak and were now slowly devolving into violent beasts. "Lost In Space," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Al Williamson, Angelo Torres, and Roy Krenkel; Myra tells her father that she doesn't wish to remain on Mars any longer, but return to Earth to her Jim; One day, she makes the trip by herself...but Earth is not there! Ad for Piracy comic. "Round Trip," script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Al Feldstein (co-plot and script), art by Jack Kamen; All of his life, Henry was a dreamer, and his big dream was to be the Captain of a spaceship, or at least be able to travel into the depths of space. "The Trial of Adam Link," script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; Tom just inherited his uncle's estate, along with the robot, Adam Link; Despite the fact he is reasonable and polite, Adam continues to face persecution from humans; He even saves the lives of people trapped in a burning building, but nobody sees him do it; Finally, he is brought to "trial" to decide if he should be allowed to exist. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 18 #6
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  • Issue #50
    Western Comics (1948) 50
    Published Apr 1955 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. The Secret of Outlaw X starring Pow Wow Smith, script by France Herron, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. The Photographer Who Exposed Nighthawk, script by France Herron, art by Gil Kane. The Fugitive from Mountain City starring Rodeo Rick, script by France Herron, art by Ed Smalle Jr. The Vanishing Trail-Drivers starring the Wyoming Kid, script by France Herron, art by Howard Sherman. Two-page text feature "The Meaning of Indian Names." 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Western Kid (1954 Atlas) 3

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    "The Last Bullet," "Six-Shooters and Dynamite," and "Mystery of Thunder Canyon!" (art on all three by John Romita Sr.). Back-up story, "Man and Horse" (art by Don Heck). Two-page text story, "The Rescue!" Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 14 #6
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  • Issue #8
    Western Outlaws (1954 Atlas) 8

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    Cover by Russ Heath. Stories by John Severin, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Werner Roth, and Bob Forgione. Cowboys, bad guys, brawls and gunfights—these are rough rawhide tales of Western Outlaws! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Wild Boy of the Congo (1953 Ziff Davis) 14

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Killers of the Jungle, art by Paul Hodge; Keeto and Tumar, king of the apes are captured by pygmies to be sacrificed. How to Survive in the Jungle one-page story, art by Ross Andru. "The Ice-Age Men!", art by John Prentice; Out of the prehistoric age they came to reconquer their ancient domain. "A Friend in Need" text story. "The Brute's Last Fight!" starring Joe Barton, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Bernard Sachs; Brute Bronson is shipped out of Africa by the Commissioner, but he swears he will be back. "Terror Rules The Jungle!", art by Paul Parker; Latour has a mad desire to escape with a fortune in precious gems, but he did not reckon with Wild Boy. Jungle Oddities non-fiction story, art by Ross Andru. Published by St. John. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Win a Prize Comics (1955) 2

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  • Issue #30
    Witches' Western Tales (1955) 30
    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • File Copy.
    • Label #0919444007

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Stories and art by Paul McCarthy, Marvin Stein, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. As the Comics Code goes into effect and horror comics are taken out of the marketplace, this former horror mainstay switches to reprints of the classic Simon and Kirby comic Boy's Ranch. This kid-gang series set in the Old West is often hailed as a creative high-point in the partnership of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. The boys strike out for the Oklahoma territory. Clay is enlisted as part of a team to protect a fortune arriving by train from Kansas City, but he doesn't trust the others. Lessons for readers on how to ride, rope and even talk like cowboys. First issue with the Comics Code seal on the cover. Teeth for the Iron Horse!; How To Ride a Horse, Lesson 6; Remember the Alamo!; Happy Boy Carries the Ball!; Fun at the Zoo; Now You Can Make Your Pair of Western Moccasins; How Cowboys Say It; How To Spin a Rope, Lesson 6; Indian Attack; Six-Gun Justice. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 73

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    Cover pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bernard Sachs. "The Prairie Pirates!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Wonder Woman battles a pirate ship on the western prairies. Knitting Instruction activity page with Babs, art by Bob Oksner. "The Two Faces of Wonder Woman," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Wonder Woman goes to elaborate lengths to make Steve thinks he's seen her and Diana at the same time. Matrimonial Agents article by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Mo Waldinger, inks by Tommy Nicolosi. Women In the Air article by Jack Miller, art by Raymond Perry. "The Mystery of the Missing Moon," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Wonder Woman has to put a rogue moon from another dimension back in its rightful place. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Woody Woodpecker (1947 Dell/Gold Key) 30
    • Centerfold detached.

    Walter Lantz' Woody Woodpecker. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring the tales "The Lost Woodpecker Mine," "Horse-Flying Friend," "Postmaster Problems" and "Dog Daze," plus untitled 1-page stories on the inside front cover, inside back cover and back cover! Also: Knothead and Splinter in an untitled 2-page story! Starring Woody Woodpecker, Knothead and Splinter! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.