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Comic books April 1955

  • Issue #211
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 211
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Superboy's Most Amazing Dream, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sy Barry; Clark dreams of life when he grows up to be Superman and works in the Metropolis Museum. The Mystery of the Seven Sea Statues! starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman seemingly turns into an egomaniac by placing seven floating statues of himself offshore. The Undersea Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures in Wonderland (1955 Lev Gleason) 1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #26BE2E-001

    Cover by Bill Walton. Stories and art by Dick Rockwell, Peggy Walton, Elli Rinn, Fred Kida and Myron Fass. Kid-friendly, Comics Code-approved fairy tales from publisher Lev Gleason, formerly known for crime comics, and featuring art from future MF publisher Myron Fass. Peter Pester seeks an invention that will bring tourists to Gladiola, while the king is lured into a trap by a beautiful agent from neighboring Uproaria. Stable boy Michael rises up to become a noble through the help of his faithful black horse. Twins compete for a throne, since no one noticed at birth which one of them was oldest. By Order of the King!; Peter Pester's Invention; Dullwit, the Dumb Fox; Toto's Long Sleep; Michael the Misfit; The Rival Twins. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 32
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    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard and unknown. Art by Owen Fitzgerald and unknown. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, must fight a bull in an untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: A Bit of Disc and Data article. And: Liz back-up story. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    All American Men of War (1952) 20
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Jerry Grandenetti, Joe Giella, Henry Boltinoff, Joe Kubert, Causin, Irwin Hasen, Ed Herron, Arthur Peddy, Causin, 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. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #7
    Animal Life Magazine (1953 Animal Life Publications) Vol. 1 #7

    Volume 1, Issue 7 - April 1955. Men's interest Magazine focusing on Hunting and Animal stories and articles. This issue features "Do Animals Think?" by Alan Devoe, and "The Most Ferocious Killer in the World" by David P. Willoghby. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 66 pages, Text, with B&W images through out Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #73
    Archie (1943) 73
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    • 2-1/3" cumulative spine split.

    "Play As You Go"; At a school talent contest, Archie does a Liberace imitation (as Liber-Archie), with the plan of having Jughead play a piano backstage while Archie mimes; Reggie finds out about the plan and does his best to sabotage the routine. "Flood of Advice"; Reggie makes fun of Archie for wearing rubber boots and carrying an umbrella for his date with Veronica (at Veronica's request); Archie decides to ditch the boots and umbrella, but gets caught in the rain on his way to Veronica's. "Cute Numbers"; Betty and Veronica have a mysterious conversation involving numbers; When Mr. Weatherbee asks what they are studying, Veronica says they are just choosing some cute boys from the football team to invite to their party. "Of Dopes and Dames" text story. "The Model Madness"; In hobby shop class, Archie is building a windmill out of buttons, Reggie is building a castle out of marbles, and Jughead is building a railroad engine. Archie Club ad. "Lover-Come Back"; Veronica has dropped Archie for Reggie; Jughead suggests writing fake love notes and signing other girls' names to them to make Veronica jealous. Archie Giant Series ad. "Reverse Decision"; Reggie has some trick glasses that make everything seem to be upside down; He slips the glasses on Moose while he's taking a nap, but the joke goes haywire after Moose wakes up. Archie's Joke Book ad. Untitled story; Reggie calls in a loan to Archie by demanding use of his jalopy that evening. "Shoot to Chill!"; Betty is upset because Veronica often gets her picture in the newspaper; Reggie and Jughead come up with an idea to photograph Betty in a swimsuit standing in the surf on a freezing day. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 55 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 55 #2

    April 1955. Volume 55, Issue 2 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by Poul Anderson ("The Long Way Home" part 1), R.R. Merliss, Everett B. Cole, and Lee Correy. Illustrations by Freas, Riley, Solo, and van Dongen. Article on population control. Cover by Frank Kelly Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 168 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #91
    Batman (1940) 91
    Tags: Batman
    Published Apr 1955 by DC.
    • 6" Cumulative spine split, heavy cover oxidation.
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    • 7.5" cumulative spine split, cover detached, centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up! public service announcement with Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman. "The Living Bat-Plane!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; With help from Dr. Philip Winters, Batman and Robin test the new remote controls on the Batplane and Batmobile; Unfortunately, bad guys take the controls of the Bat-vehicles and turn them against the Dynamic Duo. Batman Whirly-word Game activity page by Martin Naydel. "Batman's Publicity Agent!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A publicity agent named Mike Whalen starts a city wide publicity stunt in honor of Batman; The Caped Crusader finds it flattering, but the constant exposure of Batman-themed stunts interfere with his crime-fighting career. One-page Playful Pop and the Kiddies story. "The Strangest Lawmen on Earth" text story. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Map of Mystery!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; An explorer from the famed "Explorer's Club" sets out to find an ancient lost city of the Incas, but refuses to share his secret with other members and eventually disappears; Batman is called in by the other Club members to track down their fellow member and find this lost city, not realizing one of the member wishes to loot the city. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Battle Attack (1952) 4

    Stories and art by Eugene Hughes and Hy Fleishman. Tales of combat, military life and warfare from publisher Stanley Morse. An American soldier and a German one have a wintry confrontation on Christmas Eve. A veteran tells his son about his war experiences. A speculative story about a nuclear terrorist attack on American soil is a little time-capsule of Cold War-era beliefs and fears. First issue with the Comics Code seal on the cover. Merry Xmas; Sneak Attack; Tell Me a... War Story!; The Corporal Becomes a Major; The Gun. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Battle Fire (1955-1956 Stanley Morse) 1
    • Cover detached.

    Stories and art by Eugene E. Hughes and others. Tales of combat from Korea and before. After their captain is killed in battle, a company waits for its new commanding officer to arrive. A fighter pilot who thinks he's better than bomber crews gets a look at life from the other side. A stone Buddha impassively watches the Korean War unfold. Line Officer; The Gambler!; The Big Birds; Buddha Smiled; Patrol!; Coward. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Battle Squadron (1955 Stanley Morse) 1

    Stories and art by Eugene E. Hughes and others. Soldiers face life on the battlefield in one of the many 1950s war comics by publisher Stanley Morse. US forces face a baptism by fire on the beaches of Normandy during World War II. An American sniper tries to target an enemy sniper. A soldier goes to dangerous lengths to top his father's wartime accomplishments. Gyrenes; The Sniper; You Can't Top Death; Baptism of Fire; Indian Fighter. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 30
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    "Shell Burst" (art by Don Heck), "Mud" (pencils by Bill Benulis, inks by Jack Abel), "String Bean" (nice uncredited art), "Decision at Dawn" (art by Dick Ayers), and a two-page text story, "The Champ!" Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Big Town (1951) 31

    Based on the TV and radio show of the same name, Big Town lasted 50 issues. This installment includes the following: "The House of Doomed Men" (While working on the 100th issue of The Illustrated Press, Steve and Lorelei solve a 100-year-old mystery); "Mystery of the Missing Eye-Witness"; "Untold Tales of Filmland: Jungle Cinderella"; and "One Minute to Live!" Scripts John Broom and Frances E. Heron, pencils by Manny Stallman and Nick Cardy, inks by John Giunta. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Blue Beetle (1955 Charlton) 19
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    • 1.5" spine split from top.

    All reprints. In order of appearance: "Blue Beetle, Mystery of the Tolling Bell, The Bell Which Refused to Stop Ringing" reprinted from Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) #38; "Minit Mystery"; "Blue Beetle, Anonymous Atom!" reprinted from Blue Beetle (1939 Fox/Holyoke) #55; "Rocket Kelly, Atom World of Selura"reprinted from Bouncer, The (1944) #10"; and "Imagine That!". "Fight For Life" text story. Indicia states: "THE BLUE BEETLE". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #110
    Boy Comics (1942) 110

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, Al Wenzel, Peter Morisi, Carl Hubbell, and Charles Biro. An anthology title from publisher Lev Gleason and his primary creator, Charles Biro, featuring teen hero Crimebuster and his nemesis Iron Jaw. A mysterious white ball of flame knocks a pilot unconscious, forcing CB to attempt a midair rescue, in a story with early art by comics legend Joe Kubert. Iron Jaw becomes a professional wrestler, taking on the champion, Glittering Gus. An alluring female spy tricks Simpy into revealing the secret atomic submarine, so Rocky and Simpy must risk their lives to steal it back. Crimebuster: Meet A Meteor; Prod That Prodigy; Sniffer and Iron Jaw: Bruise Me Easy; Crimebuster: Kid Brother Trouble; Rocky: Down, Boy; Lev Gleason's Science Lore. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Bulls Eye (1954) 5
    • 2 1/4" cumulative spine split. Oxidation.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Written by unknown. Art by Jack Kirby and unknown. He never misses! Featuring: Bulls Eye tales "The Headhunter" and "Grandma Tomahawk," both with art by Jack Kirby. (Note: According to Overstreet, this issue was censored, with tomahawks removed in a battle scene.) Plus: "Tough Little Varmint," and 1-page text stories "Holdup" and "Rodeo"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Buster Bear (1953) 9
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages (affects art and story).

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring Buster Bear in "It's for the Birds" and an untitled story. Plus: Giddy Goose in an untitled reprint story co-starring Chickie, Gaddy Goose and Godfrey Glotch; Marmaduke Mouse and King Louie in an untitled reprint story co-starring Cocky Cockroach; Marmaduke Mouse and King Louie in 1-page text story "Top Man" co-starring Colonel Simon Legree Hinch; and Cuthbert Cat in "The Chump" co-starring Cholly Chipmunk, Marmaduke Mouse and Maxie Bear. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 31

    Casper the Friendly Ghost featured with the Frightful Trio in Star Attraction, Casper in Blue Moon Dayplus, and Cloudy Day, and Spooky in Burned Up, plus a one page text story, Spooky's Fright-Mare. Double page center spread ad for Harvey's teen titles. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #1
    Celebrity (1954 Magnum Publications) Vol. 3 #1

    Volume 3, issue 1 - April 1955. 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 #28
    Chamber of Clues (1955) 28
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    Stories and art by Allen Saunders, Alfred Andriola and Bob Powell. As the Comics Code goes into effect, Harvey shifts the former Chamber of Chills to reprints of the Kerry Drake detective comic strip. Detective Kerry Drake poses as a hired gun to get the goods on drug smugglers and meets beautiful Southern belle Julep Frost. Female sheriff Kitty Carson decides to prove to some young cowhands the she has the skills to be sheriff. First issue to feature the Comics Code seal on the cover. Kerry Drake; Murder at the Stadium; Kitty Carson; The Fatal Clue; Ghost Town; Murder Suspect. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Cisco Kid (1951 Dell) 26
    Published Apr 1955 by Dell.
    • 2 1/4" cumulative spine split. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Painted Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by Bob Jenney. Featuring the tales "Pistol Pancho" and "The Persistent Rustlers"! Also: the 1-page filler "Cowboy Hats" on the inside front cover! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Commander Battle and the Atomic Sub (1954) 5
    • Tape over long tear in back cover, cover coming loose at staples.
    • 3 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • 6.5" cumulative spine split.
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    Stories by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Ken Landau and Pete Riss. 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 must protect the American legislative and executive branches from a Chinese communist plot, but first they contend with a deep-water devilfish and other underwater menaces both human and animal. Behind the Bamboo Curtain!; Patriot!; Subsurface Through the Centuries!; We'll Bet You Never Knew--- Rare Facts About "Pigboats"!; Faith in the Future; Atomic Commando: Jonnie Flint. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Crime and Punishment (1948) 72
  • Issue #120
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 120

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro, Norman Maurer and Tony DiPreta. 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 search for a priceless golden statue of Buddha in the Indian jungle. Dilly Duncan plans a spring swim meet while the water in the lake is still almost frozen. The backup historical strip features true tales about schools and children. Also featuring an activities page: how to make a boat out of a cigar box; and magic tricks, including balancing a cup on a "buffalo nickel." Little Wise Guys: 14 Carat Danger; Little Red-Faced Schoolhouse; Dilly Duncan of Dorset High: Too Soon to Spoon; Little Wise Guys: Low Man on a Cherry Tree; Little Wise Guys: Hero's Reward; Lev Gleason's Game Time; Lev Gleason's Magic Tricks. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Donald Duck (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 40
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    #40, 3-4/55, 10c. Issue features "The Kitchy-Kaw Diamond" in which Donald and his nephews are tricked by Scrooge into a dangerous mission to obtain a diamond as big as a football and "Saves the Ship" in which Donald's newspaper job leads him and his nephews into antics and adventures on a cruise ship. Issue also has one-page gag strips on the inside cover pages and the back cover. Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Extra (1955 EC) 1
    Published Apr 1955 by EC.
    • Tear seals on front cover.
    • 1" spine split from top of comic.
    • Large piece missing from back cover.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor side edge crack, one side of top edge label strip affixed with tape.
    • Label #0002088003
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    "Dateline: Cayo Romano, Cuba" (art by Johnny Craig), "Camera" (art by John Severin), "Holiday for MacDuff" (art by Reed Crandall), and "Dateline: Key West" (art by Craig). Craig cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #4
    Fate Magazine (1948-Present Clark Publishing) Digest/Magazine Vol. 8 #4

    Volume 8 - Number 4, April 1955. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. This issue features articles on Zimbabwe, Africa's Lost Civilization, The House Where Furniture Danced, and asks the question "Have you lived before?" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #90
    Fawcett's Funny Animals (1943) 90
    • 1 1/4" Spine split from top.

    Funny Animals Presents Merry Mailman. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    First Love Illustrated (1949) 51

    Stories and art by the Bob Powell Studio and Lee Elias. Harvey's entry in the romance-comic genre includes advice to readers and tales of love and heartbreak. Businesswoman Carolyn secretly loves employee Mark, but can't approach him because her father owns the business. Impetuous Pat struggles to change mundane Mack, which makes neither of them happy. Anne doesn't suspect that best friend Cynthia has designs on her boyfriend. I Was the Boss' Daughter; My Fickle Heart; Love Had Me Trapped!; My Tell-Tale Diary; My Souvenir of Love. 32 pages, Full Color Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #624
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 624
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    #624, 1955, 10c. Walt Disney's Treasure Island. Comic book adaptation of the 1950s Walt Disney's movie version of the classic Robert Louis Stevenson story about young Jim Hawkins, his encounter with pirates and his search for treasure. Entire issue is comic, no ads. Inside front cover has a treasure map. Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #625
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 625

    Based on the 1950 Walt Disney movie "Beaver Valley." Painted cover art. Beaver Valley, script and art by August Lenox; The life of the beavers in Beaver Valley; nonfiction. Beaver Valley Oddities, script and art by August Lenox; Text story about other animals in Beaver Valley. Beaver Lodge Cutout activity page by Lenox. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Fox and the Crow (1951) 24
    Published Apr 1955 by DC.
  • Issue #9
    From Here to Insanity (1955) 9
    • 5 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
  • Issue #98
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 98

    Photo Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Gene Autry in "Trouble at the Elevator" and "Killer's Trail"! Plus: 6-page story "A Quirk of Fate" drawn by Nat Edson, and the 2-page text story "A Gentle Sort O' Hombre"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 17
    • Paper: Off white

    Comic book featuring stories focusing on famous singing cowboy hero Gene Autrys horse. Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. Old Whitey, Warhorse in Three Armies article; Whitey served on both sides in the Mexican-American War (for Gen. Zachary Taylor on the U.S. side), and for the Union Army in the Civil War. "Champion and The Trap," art by Morris Gollub; Ricky, Champion, and Rebel thwart horse thieves who use an old-fashioned water trap (pen-up a water-hole with cut trees, and a narrow opening) to capture horses. "Champion and Trouble at Coyote Ridge," art by Morris Gollub; Bank robbers on the run waylay a stranger, leaving him unconscious in the brush; Ricky and Champ rescue him, and recover incriminating evidence; The robbers assume the stranger's reservation at a dude ranch; they are found out. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    GI Joe (1951 Ziff Davis) 38
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    • Cover detached at one staple.
  • Issue #96
    Heroic Comics (1940) 96

    Painted cover by Henry C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Ed Moore, John Belfi and Bill Walton. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. A construction worker saves a toddler who plummets from a window; A teen pulls a drowning woman to safety; A Fort Worth teen saves a couple from an apartment fire. Man Sprints Saves Boy; Quick Thinking; A Real Pal; Cowboys and Indians; Tot's Wading Party; Roof-top Rescue; A Close Brush With Death!; Didn't Seem Like Much; Trapped in Darkness; A Man With Courage; Can't Swim; Saves Dad; Almost a Last Dash; Twin Heroes. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 100
  • Issue #40
    Horace and Dotty Dripple (1952) 40

    Stories by Buford Tune and Art Helfant. Art by Buford Tune and Art Helfant, plus an ad by Al Capp. Cover by Buford Tune. Dotty and husband Horace face domestic squabbles similar to those of Blondie and Dagwood, right down to the drawing style; the long-running family strip also featured tween daughter Taffy and dog Pepper. Mr. Jerkimer takes issue with Horace's long lunch breaks; Horace tries to dodge door-to-door salesmen; Dotty ensures that the cute girls at the beach know Horace is spoken for. Also featuring a Wildroot Cream-Oil ad starring Al Capp's Dick Tracy spoof, Fearless Fosdick, from "L'il Abner," with actual art by Capp. Trade Secrets; Li'l Taffy; Night Out; Horace's Office Lunch; Mental Giant; Elmer Eagle; Beach Wear; Sammy's Goal; How to Draw Wild Animals. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1A
    Impact (1955 EC) 1A
    Published Apr 1955 by EC.
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    • Tape along spine and interior edges.

    Original EC version with yellow title logo. "Tough Cop" (script by Carl Wessler; art by Reed Crandall), "The Diamond Pendant" (script by Wessler; art by Graham Ingels; based on a story by Guy de Maupassant), "The Dress" (art by George Evans), and the classic story "Master Race" (script probably by Al Feldstein, art by Bernard Krigstein). Jack Davis cover (Illustrating "Master Race"). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Jace Pearson of the Texas Rangers (1953) 9
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • File Copy.
    • Label #0780742013
  • Issue #34
    Journey into Unknown Worlds (1951 2nd Series) 34
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    • 1-1/2" spine split from bottom of comic.
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  • Issue #4
    Jungle Action (1954 Atlas) 4
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0289695003

    Cover art by Carl Burgos. "Elephant Charge!", script by Don Rico, art by Joe Maneely; Tharn stops the leopard Coga from attacking elephants. Ivory hunter Bowzer wants to kill Tharn but his female companion tricks Tharn to lead them to the elephants; Tharn stops Serpo the python. Bowzer fails to kill Tharn, flees the raging elephants and is killed by the python. "Challenge in the Night!" starring Jungle Boy, Jack Spears and Smith (Serge Rubochov), script by Don Rico, art by John Romita. "Jungle Drums" text story. Untitled Man-Oo story, script by Don Rico, pencils by Syd Shores. "Killer Bait!", script by Don Rico, art by Vince Colletta; Leopard Girl (and her leopards) save Peter from Numa, the lion. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 73

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein and Paul Gustavson. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Cops discover gangsters are selling stolen goods to foreign agents to undermine America. A parole officer is enlisted to keep a teen from becoming a juvenile delinquent, a serious concern in America at the time. An eccentric millionaire arranges a scavenger hunt for his fortune, but his nephew takes a murderous shortcut. The Traitors!; Confession; Moral Victory; Treasure Hunt!; Closeups; The Post of Honor!; Police Patrol. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Little Audrey #25-53 (1952 Harvey) 41
  • Issue #28
    Little Iodine (1950) 28
    Published Apr 1955 by Dell.
    • Restoration- color touch.
  • Issue #82
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 82
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Irving Tripp. The Potheads; Lulu stops Tubby and Willy from fighting by putting pots over their heads. The Lucky Gold Piece; Tubby and the Fellers substitute Lulu's chocolate cake with a mud cake. April Fool Joke; The Fellers want to play a joke on Lulu by putting a frog in her handbag. Ol' Witch Hazel and Little Itch; Lulu tells Alvin about when Hazel teaches Itch to play witch tricks on the poor little girl. The Mechanical Boy; Tubby dreams he makes a walking, talking mechanical boy. All scripts by John Stanley, art by Irving Tripp. One-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Little Max (1949) 34
    Published Apr 1955 by Harvey.
    • 1" spine split from top.
  • Issue #82
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 82
    • Centerfold detached. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Jud Jackson's Plan, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Jud Jackson breaks out of prison and leads his old gang in a series of stagecoach robberies. Horse Thieves, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Two outlaws, on the run after robbing a bank, ambush Tonto and steal his horse. Rescuing a Chippewa Warrior, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck and Strong Eagle help a Chippewa warrior being chased by the Sioux. They go to his village. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Lone Ranger's Companion Tonto (1951) 18

    Cover art by Don Spaulding. Full-page, inside front cover, illustrated article about Indian moccasins. The Stranger; Nakal leads Tonto's people against the Crow in a Chinook war canoe. The Disputed Territory; An imposter claiming to be a government agent plans to sell Indian land to settlers. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.