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Comic books May 1955

  • Issue #30
    Abbott and Costello (1948 St. John) 30

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  • Issue #2
    Aces High (1955 EC) 2
    Published May 1955 by EC.

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    "Chivalry" (script by Carl Wessler, art by George Evans), "Revenge" (art by Bernard Krigstein), "Locker 9" (script by Wessler, art by Wally Wood), and "Footnote" (art by Jack Davis). Evans cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #204
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 204
    Published May 1955 by DC.
    • 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "The Man Who Could Make Superman Do Anything," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Metropolis is baffled when Superman seems to have to obey the every order of a man called Sam Spulby. One-page Babs story, art by Bob Oksner. Planet Quiz activity page by Henry Boltinoff. "Boy Planeteer" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "Dynamite Danger" text story by Jack Miller (as Jim Mason), art by Raymond Perry. "Village of 1,000 Idols" starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. One-page Bebe story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #6
    Action-Packed Western (1954-1958 Columbia) 2nd Series Vol. 1 #6

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  • Issue #212
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 212

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. Superboy's Robot Twin, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; When Superboy disappears for a week Prof Wilson builds a robot to take his place. Superboy, meanwhile, after an encounter with a comet, has lost his memory. Tips On Camping public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Giant Tropical Fish starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Sagebrush Sam humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Three Impossible Targets starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1955
    Adventure in Disneyland (1955) 1955

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    16-page paper cover, full color promotional comic distributed by the Richfield Oil Co.

  • Issue #21
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 21

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    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Clues Make the Man!, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Dean and Jerry investigate the Old Murdock Mansion which is supposed to be haunted. Clues Make the Man! part two. Backstage Bits humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Honey in Hollywood humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Clues Make the Man! part three. House ad for Leave It to Binky #47 and Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #5. On the Set humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1952 St. John) 18

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  • Issue #6
    After Dark (1955) 6

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    First issue of the series. "Hot Rod," "The Cop: A Bad Conscience," "Four Alarm," and Luke the Spook in "Co West, Old Man." Mike Sekowsky art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    All American Men of War (1952) 21
    • 1" spine split from top of comic.
    • 2" Tear in back cover.
    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece clipped, does not interrupt art or story. 5 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Irv Novick, Irwin Hasen, Causin, Russ Heath, Henry Boltinoff, and Ed Herron. 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 #82
    All Star Western (1951) 82
    Published May 1955 by DC.

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    Edited by Julius Schwartz. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Stories by Lee Goldsmith, Gil Kane, Joe Giella, France Herron, Jerry Grandenetti, Gardner Fox, Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs, John Broome, Sy Barry, Robert Kanigher, Mort Drucker, and Joe Giella. Tales of the Old West starring such characters as the Trigger Twins, Strong Bow, Foley of the Fighting 5th, and Johnny Thunder. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    All True Romance (1948) 23

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  • Vol. 29 #3
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Vol. 29 #3

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    May 1955. Science fiction stories by P.F. Costello, Milton Lesser, Paul W. Fairman, Charles Felstead, and Bedell Stuart. Cover by Edward Valigursky. 5-1/2 in. x 7-1/2 in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 340 #5
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 340 #5

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  • Vol. 55 #3
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Vol. 55 #3

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    May 1955. Volume 55, Issue 3 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by Poul Anderson ("The Long Way Home" part 2), Isaac Asimov, Everett B. Cole, Eric Frank Russell, and Algis Budrys. Illustrations by Freas and van Dongen. Article on "Conquest of Space" feature film with photos. Photo cover from "Conquest of Space". Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 168 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #57
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 57

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  • Issue #2
    Avenger, The (1955 ME) 2
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    Cover by Bob Powell. "The Sea Monsters," script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Bob Powell; The Avenger is called in to help a scientist protect his new invention of a lock signal, designed to protect friendly ships from his miniature atomic bombs, from foreign spies out to steal it and the bombs. "The Man from Mars!", art by Bob Powell. "The Lost H-Bomb," art by Bob Powell. "The Metal Menace," art by Bob Powell. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 40
    Published May 1955 by Atlas.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    "The Attack That Failed" (art by Bill Benulis), "66th Panzer" (pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel), "The Eve of Battle" (art by Mort Lawrence), "Mission...Destroy," and a two-page text story, "Wednesday Punch." Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Battle Cry (1952) 18
  • Issue #5
    Battle Ground (1954) 5

    Cover by Russ Heath. "They Strike By Night!", art by Joe Sinnott; An American G.I. helps liberate a Korean village and adopts an orphaned Korean boy. "Kitchener's Mob," art by John Severin; Jack Shane volunteered when the British hero Kitchener was recruiting men to go to France to fight the Germans and ends up with a squad who's language he can't understand. "The Observer!", art by Jay Scott Pike; Florence Nightingale saves soldiers during the Crimean War. "The Dying Man!", pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Private Scheibel learns a lesson when an American soldier risks his life to save him after he is left wounded on the battlefield. WWII story. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 31

    "The Pursuers" (pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel), "No Man's Land" (art by Paul Reinman), "Redcoat" (art by Bob Powell?), "Prisoner of War" (art by Joe Sinnott), and a two-page text story, "Behind Enemy Lines." Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Beware (1953 Trojan/Merit) 15
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    • Cover detached. Oxidation.

    "The Crystal of Time" (art by Myron Fass), "Your Number Is Up" (art by Al Hollingsworth), "The Secret of Pitmurkie Wood" (art by Marty Elkin), and "Right Connections" (art by Anthony Tallarico). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Big Town (1951) 32

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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 Vanishing Headline!" (Steve and Lorelei search for a kidnapped singer); "The Prophet of Doom"; and "The Gun That Never Missed!" Scripts John Broom and Frances E. Heron, pencils by Manny Stallman, inks by John Giunta. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Black Cobra (1954) 6
    Published May 1955 by Ajax.

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    Dec 1954/Jan 1955. Cover by Ken Battefield. Stories by unknown. Art by Robert Webb and unknown. F.B.I. Agent Steve Drake is assigned to prowl around a Guatemalan Air Base which seems to be a target for a red spy ring in the Black Cobra story "The Big Blast"! Plus: Black Cobra finds himself up against an incredible and fantastic plot to steal one the U.S.A.'s super-tanks in "Trap for Traitors/Grenades for Glory"! Also: Black Cobra gets a hurry up call for help from a great atomic plant in "Deadline for Danger/The Mystery of the Falling Corpse"! And: "A Message to Gomez," a reprint story on press photographers in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Plus: 2-page text story "No Cowards Allowed"! 32 pages, full color. (Note: Chronologically, this should have been the #2 issue of Black Cobra. However, the publisher accidentally continued the numbering from Billy Bunny (1954) #1-5 instead. With the next published issue, the numbering was corrected, reverting back to issue #3.) Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Black Fury (1956 Charlton) 1

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    Cover by Dick Giordano? Stories by unknown. Art by Stan Campbell? and unknown. Featuring Black Fury in "The Saddle Tramp" and "The Outlaw!" Plus: Buck Tilson back-up story "Gage City's Terror Trail"! And: 2-page text story "Tricked"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Black Knight (1955 Atlas) 1

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    Black Knight stars in "The Menace of Modred the Evil" and an untitled story. Back-up story featuring the origin of The Crusader. Scripts by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely. Two-page text story, "Excalibur." Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 88
    • Small piece of tape on spine.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0805421011

    Blackhawk stars in "Thunder, the Indestructible," "The Incredible Silencer," and "The Phantom Sniper." Chop Chop back-up story. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #78
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 78

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  • Vol. 101 #1
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Vol. 101 #1

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  • Vol. 2 #5
    Bold Magazine (1954 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 2 #5

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    Volume 2, Issue 5 - May 1955. 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 #111
    Boy Comics (1942) 111
  • Issue #4
    Bride's Diary (1955) 4
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    Cover by Iger Shop. Stories by unknown. Art by Iger Shop and John Forte. How can she expect to be forgiven after what she's done? And now what? Just a broken heart...and "Broken Vows"! Also featuring: "Oh, Happy Day!"; "Unreturned Kisses!"; and "I Want to Forget"! Plus: "Alice Adams, Love Consultant" advice column. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 42

    Bugs Bunny in "The Dog-Gonedest Country," "The Track Coach," "The Navy Knave," and an untitled story. Issue also has one-page gag strips. Inside covers have one-page features which have Bugs Bunny showing readers how to do simple gags/tricks. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Captain Flash (1954) 3

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    Captain Flash in "The Fight of the Century," "The Beasts From 1,000,000 B.C.," and "Sharkmen!" Back-up story, "Tomboy!" Mike Sekowsky art? Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 32
  • Vol. 3 #23
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Vol. 3 #23

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  • Vol. 3 #2
    Celebrity (1954 Magnum Publications) Vol. 3 #2

    Volume 3, issue 2 - May 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.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    Challenge for Men (1955-1959 Almat) Vol. 1 #2

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  • Issue #27
    Cisco Kid (1951 Dell) 27
    Published May 1955 by Dell.

    Painted Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by Bob Jenney. Featuring the tales "Blaster Briggs" and "Doubled in Wax"! Also: the 1-page filler "The Armadillo" on the inside front cover! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 126 The Downfall (1955) 1
    • Staple rust.
    • Heavy denting.

    The Downfall, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. Art and cover by Lou Cameron. (NO HRN, with 5/55 date). Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #516
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 516
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.

    Painted cover art by Dik Browne. "Aladdin and His Lamp," art by Kurt Schaffenberger; When Aladdin acquires a magic lamp, its Genie brings him wealth and the hand of a princess in marriage, but a sorcerer steals the lamp by peddling new lamps for old and transports Aladdin's wife and palace to a remote land; Aladdin's magic ring allows him to restore the palace to its original site; He is re-united with his wife and the sorcerer is left wandering in the desert. "The Boy and the Wolf," script by Aesop (adapted from his original story); A mischievous shepherd boy cries "Wolf!" and the townspeople run to the meadow to save the sheep; They are furious when they discover it is a trick; The next day, the boy plays the same trick and, once again, the townspeople run to the meadow. "The Fat Man of Bombay," art by Alex A. Blum; Nursery rhyme on the upper half of the page telling of a man whose pipe is stolen by a bird. Wee "Willie Winkie," art by Alex A. Blum; Nursery rhyme on the lower half of the page telling of a boy who runs through town at bedtime. Article about the sperm whale, art by William A. Walsh. Aladdin and His Lamp pinup by Alex A. Blum. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #516
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 516

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

  • Issue #2
    Complete Love Magazine Vol. 31 (1955) 2

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    Photo cover. Contains original and reprinted material as noted. In order of appearance: "Strings on My Heart" and "Love Me for Myself" reprinted from Love at First Sight (1949) #5; "The Man From My Past" reprinted from Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #34; and "Headstrong!". "For a More Glamorous You, For Appearance Sake: Watch That Neckline, The Second Chin, Keep a Cool Head..." text article reprinted from "Glamorizing Yourself..." in Glamorous Romances (1949) #47 and from "The Charm Corner..." in Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #57. Indicia states "Volume XXXI, Number 2, #183". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Confessions of the Lovelorn (1954) 59

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  • Issue #5
    Congo Bill (1954 1st Series) 5

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    "Bombo, Rogue Elephant!" To capture thieves that are intent on stealing a map that is taped around Bornbo's tusk, Congo Bill pretends to kill a bad elephant. Also includes: "The Return of Prince Padhan!"; "The Sun-Born Mountain Man"; and "The Mysterious Jungle!" Cover by Nick Cardy. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Cookie (1946) 54

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    Stories and art by Dan Gordon and Lynn Karp. Teen hijinks featuring Cookie and his pals, created by legendary animator Dan Gordon. Cookie reinvents himself in order to win the approval of Angelpusss father; Struggling actresses Dottie and Dennie try to fake their way onto a movie set; Cookie goes out for football to impress Angelpuss, and finds he makes a better ball than a player. Cookie: That Powerful Personality; Famous Love Letters; Broadway Babes; Shopping Around!; Angelpuss; Buttons. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Cowboy Action (1955 Atlas) 6

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  • Issue #44
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 44

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  • Issue #1
    Cutie Pie (1955) 1
  • Issue #53
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 53

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