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Comic books July 1955

  • Issue #3
    Aces High (1955 EC) 3
    Published Jul 1955 by EC.
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by George Evans. The Rules, art by George Evans; Lt. Dale is a great pilot, but refuses to honor the code of decency that has been observed between American and German pilots during WWI; When he finally goes too far, the Germans put an end to his ways. The Spy, art by Bernie Krigstein; Someone is spying on the 17th Aero Squadron. The men become convinced it is Lt. Klaus Ritter, and American of German descent. Greasemonkey, art by Wally Wood; Sgt Warner is a lowly grease monkey after washing out of flight training when a horrible accident kills his best friend. The Case of Champagne, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #206
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 206
    Published Jul 1955 by DC.

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    Cover by Win Mortimer. "Superman Marries Lois Lane," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois Lane has a dream of her potential married life with Superman. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "Destination Future" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. Two-page On the Set story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Heat's on in Yuma" text story by Ronald M. Deutsch, art by Raymond Perry. "The Mystery of the Jungle Monuments" starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Issue #214
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 214

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan. The Dog of Steel starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan; A gang of crooks tries to prove that Krypto is a super-dog, as does Lana. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Station Neptune starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. Bebe humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Elephant- New King of Beasts article. The Riddle of the Statues starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 64

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    Cover by John Rosenberger. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by John Rosenberger and Al Camy. Tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A cowardly space explorer discovers his courage after he meets an alien king who is his exact duplicate, and gets caught up in interplanetary political intrigue; A wealthy man who hates seagulls more than anything ill-advisedly buys a house on the seacoast; A time traveler accidentally alters history and must make it back to the future – that is, 1955. Coward in Outer Space!; Power of Personality; Did It Exist?; War of the Seagulls; Back Through Time! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 22

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    Written by unknown. Art by unknown. Cover by Bob Oksner. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis star in a 3-part untitled tale! Plus: Honey in Hollywood untitled reprint 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff. And: Liz (with Mindy) untitled back-up story. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures of Pinky Lee (1955) 1
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  • Issue #22
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 22
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    "The Ship of Wanted Men!" While Rex, Major Dennis, and Danny Dennis are on an expedition at sea, their ships gets struck by a whale, knocking Rex and Danny overboard. Danny swims to a graveyard of WWII battleships, where Rex discovers lost Nazis who haven't given up on the war. Script by Robert Kanigher and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino, inks by Bernard Sachs and Joe Giella. Cover by Kane. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    After Dark (1955) 7

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  • Issue #23
    All American Men of War (1952) 23

    "The Silent War," "Search For a Hero," "Tumbling Soldier," and "Operation Survival!" (art by Carmine Infantino). Fearless Fosdick stars in a quarter-page Wildroot Cream-Oil ad by Al Capp. Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Irwin Hasen, Bill Finger, Carmine Infantino, Bernard Sachs, Jack Miller, Joe Kubert, Ed Herron, and Irv Novick. 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 #83
    All Star Western (1951) 83
    Published Jul 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, John Broome, Howard Sherman, Robert Kanigher, Mort Drucker, and Sy Barry. 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 #24
    All True Romance (1948) 24

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  • Vol. 29 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Vol. 29 #4

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    July 1955. Science fiction stories by Mark Guthrie, Karl Stanley, C.R. Thames, and Ivar Jorgensen. Cover by Edward Valigursky. 5-1/2 in. x 7-1/2 in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #2
    Angel (1955 Dell) 2
    Published Jul 1955 by Dell.

    Angel. Cover by Mel Casson? Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring the tales "Getting the Gate," "Just Friends," "Signs of Trouble" and "Keeping Up With the Joneses," plus 1-page untitled stories on the inside front cover, inside back cover and back cover! Also: "Hubert Holmes Boy Detective" 1-page text story! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Annie Oakley and Tagg (1955 Dell) 4

    NOTE: Issues 1-3 may be found under Four Color #438(1), 481(2) and 575(3). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 19
    • Cover detached, 5" cumulative spine split.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple, lateral spine tears.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1401327019

    "Knit Wits," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Terry Szenics; Veronica sees red when Betty knits matching sweaters for her and Archie. "Vet Pet," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Terry Szenics; Veronica has a crush on the new doctor in town. Untitled story, inks by Joe Edwards; Betty and Veronica are on the phone. "Prancing in the Dark," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey; When Veronica invites Archie to her house for dinner, Betty and Reggie invite themselves to chaperone. "Calculations Distress"; Veronica gets a surprise when she feigns drowning to attract the attention of the beach lifeguard. "Prompt Prom Promotion," art by Samm Schwartz; Betty and Veronica can't hide their contempt for a fellow student. "Hoarse Sense," art by Samm Schwartz; Archie grouses about the part he received in the school play. Katy Keene Jokes page, pencils by Hazel Marten (as Bill Woggon), inks by Kathy Bill. "Swimming Suitor," art by Joe Edwards; Archie asks Betty on a swimming date. "Hurry Worry," art by Joe Edwards; Veronica gets stopped by the police. "So Help Me" text story, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Betty reluctantly agrees to tutor Veronica in Latin, because Veronica can't go to a dance with Archie if she fails. "A Real-Gone Guy"; Betty invites Jughead over to help tutor him. When he arrives, Jughead invites himself into her kitchen. "Mixed Dates"; Veronica pledges her fidelity to Archie, until his money runs out. "Acute Complex," pencils by Samm Schwartz; Betty decides she has an inferiority complex. "Book Schnook," pencils by Samm Schwartz; Reggie wants to know why Dilton doesn't chase girls. "Tooth Distraction"; Veronica has a solution for Archie's fear of the dentist. "From Bard to Worse"; When Betty and Veronica demand that Archie and Reggie spend time with a high-minded, literature-obsessed new student, the boys pass him off to Jughead hoping to knock the boy off of his high horse. "Heartache," art by George Frese; Archie asks Betty to write a Valentine's poem that he can give to Veronica. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 341 #1
    Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) The Argosy: Part 5 Vol. 341 #1

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  • Vol. 55 #5
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Vol. 55 #5

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    July 1955. Volume 55, Issue 5 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by Poul Anderson ("The Long Way Home" part 4, conclusion), Frank Herbert, Algis Budrys, Eric Frank Russell, Robert Sheckley, and Duncan H. Munro. Illustrations by Freas, Rilay, and van Dongen. Article on Bode's Law. Cover by Frank Kelly Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 168 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #3
    Avenger, The (1955 ME) 3
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    Cover by Bob Powell. Art by Bob Powell. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #133. Scientist Roger Wright uses his inventions, including an aircraft called the Starjet, to battle tyranny as The Avenger. No relation to the pulp-era hero Richard Benson. The Avenger discovers a plot against the US by communist China; Big A helps a woman escape from Soviet-occupied Germany; As promised on the cover, the Avenger fights an unstoppable robot bank robber, but the robot is merely the tool of a criminal. Stories possibly by comics legend Gardner Fox. The One-Man War!; Rust on the Iron Curtain!; The Day the Earth Grew; The Robot Robber. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Baffling Mysteries (1952) 25

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    Cover art by Louis Zansky. Riddle of Pete Dunn's Last Fight, pencils by Jim McLaughlin; Boxer Pete Dunn is ready to win the lightweight championship; As his father dies, he promises him to win the fight and become champion; Dunn gets killed in a car accident, but manages to show up for his fight. Mark of the Cat, pencils by Lou Cameron, inks by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio; Ross Bridger visits a balkan land and a spooky castle. There he meets Chorta, a she-devil who can transform into a cat; Chorta wants Ross to be her prince of evil; Ross escapes but is followed to the United States. Flee the Other Self, art by Ken Rice. Night Of Strangeness, pencils by Gene Colan. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 41
    Published Jul 1955 by Atlas.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    "Captured By the Reds!" (pencils by Joe Kubert, inks by Seymour Moskowitz), "Mortar Fire!" (art by Bill Bernulis), "Surrounded," "End of a Mission" (art by Gene Colan), and a two-page text story, "G.I. Holiday." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Battle Cry (1952) 19

    "The Look," "Uniform!" (art by Sal Trapani), "Disguise," "Tough," and a two-page text story, "Marine!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Battle Ground (1954) 6
  • Issue #33
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 33

    "The Trap of Colonel Yeng!"; "The Enemy Position" (art by Gene Colan); "The Enemy Spy"; and "Behind Enemy Lines" (art by Paul Reinman); plus a two-page text story, "Chow Time." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Black Knight (1955 Atlas) 2

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    Three untitled Black Knight stories, plus Crusader back-up. All art and cover by Joe Maneely. Two-page King Arthur text story, "The Round Table." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 90
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    Blackhawk stars in "The Storm King," "The Bubbles of Doom," and "The Villainess Who Smashed the Blackhawk Team!" Chop Chop back-up story. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 80

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  • Vol. 101 #3
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Vol. 101 #3

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  • Vol. 3 #1
    Bold Magazine (1954 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 3 #1

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    Volume 3, Issue 1 - July 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 #113
    Boy Comics (1942) 113
  • Issue #14
    Brenda Starr (1955 Charlton) 14

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    Covers by Dale Messick. Stories by Dale Messick and unknown. Art by Dale Messick and unknown. Brenda Starr, your favorite reporter, in another compete series of thrilling news adventures! (Reprints of Brenda Starr daily and Sunday comic strips from The Chicago Tribune.) Plus: back-up story "My Kind of Guy"! And: 1-page text article "Glamorizing Yourself"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 43

    Bugs Bunny in "The Irate Pirate," "The Un-Circus Clown," and "A Flighty Flier." Issue also has one-page gag strips. Inside back cover has one-page feature which have Bugs Bunny showing readers how to do simple gags/tricks. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Buzzy (1944) 65
    Tags: Archie
    Published Jul 1955 by DC.

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  • Issue #34
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 34
  • Vol. 3 #4
    Celebrity (1954 Magnum Publications) Vol. 3 #4

    Volume 3, issue 4 - July 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 #1
    Classics Illustrated 127 The King of the Mountains (1955) 1
    • Paper: Off white to white
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    The King of the Mountains, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. Art by Norman Nodel. (HRN 128, with 7/55 date). Three travelers in Greece are kidnapped by the fierce, feared robber king of the mountains, Hadji Stavros. He demands a heavy ransom and informs his prisoners that it must be paid in one month. If it is not paid in one month, then --. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #517
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 517

    Painted cover art by Dik Browne. "The Emperor's New Clothes," script by Hans Christian Andersen (adapted from his original story), art by William A. Walsh; An Emperor who loves clothes hires two swindling weavers who promise him a new suit invisible to the stupid; The Emperor pretends he can see a suit to avoid the charge of being stupid; When the Emperor processes before his subjects wearing his new suit, a child in the crowd cries, "The Emperor has nothing on!"; The Emperor is mortified; Later, he contritely discards his wardrobe and forces the swindlers to make new clothes for the poor of the land. "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse," script by Aesop (adapted from his original story), art by William A. Walsh; A city mouse pays a visit to the country mouse's home but is bored with the simple fare and the quiet life; The country mouse returns the visit but is frightened from the dining table by a dog and the master of the house; He leaves for home, telling his friend he would rather eat in peace and safety. "Peter, Peter," art by Alex A. Blum; Nursery rhyme about a man and his wife living in a pumpkin shell. "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep," art by Alex A. Blum; Nursery rhyme about a black sheep and his wool. "The Swing," script by Robert Louis Stevenson, art by Alex A. Blum; Poem from "A Child's Garden of Verses" describing the delights of playing in a swing. The Emperor's New Clothes pinup on the back cover by William A. Walsh. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1
    Climax! (1955) 1

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  • Issue #3
    Complete Love Magazine Vol. 31 (1955) 3

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    All reprints. Photo cover. In order of appearance: "Little Miss Wildcat" reprinted from Glamorous Romances (1949) #54; "My Spiteful Love" reprinted from Complete Love Magazine Vol. 26 (1951) #5; "The Game He Played" reprinted from Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #41; and "As Long as You Love Me..." reprinted from Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #33. "For a More Glamorous You: How to Set Pin Curls, A Youthful Hair Style, Lines Between the Eyes, For Unpleasant Breath..." text article reprinted from "Glamorizing Yourself..." in Glamorous Romances (1949) #48, "Help Yourself To Allure..." in Love Experiences (1949) #11 and #20, and "The Charm Corner..." in Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #62. Indicia states "Volume XXXI, Number 3, #184". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #6
    Complete Sports (1937-1955 Western Magazines) Vol. 9 #6

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  • Issue #61
    Confessions of the Lovelorn (1954) 61

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  • Issue #6
    Congo Bill (1954 1st Series) 6

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    "Gorilla City!" Congo Bill and Janu encounter a village filled with talking gorillas who are actually Martians. "Bombo?the Rage of London!" Bombo the Rogue Elephant goes to London. Also includes: "The Jungle Trolley Car!; "The World's Greatest Hunters"; and "Unseen Dangers of the Jungle." Cover by Nick Cardy. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Cowboy Action (1955 Atlas) 7

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  • Issue #147
    Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 147

    Final issue of the series. "Hitchhike to Doom" (art by Joe Kubert), "A Million is Too Much" (art by Tony Di Preta), "The Clue of the Perfumed Bandit," "In Deep" (art by Di Preta), "Mighty Rookie," and "Quiz Time" (art by Pete Morisi?). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Crime Must Pay The Penalty (1948) 45
  • Issue #55
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 55
  • Issue #123
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 123
  • Issue #24
    Dark Mysteries (1951) 24
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  • Issue #47
    Date with Judy (1947) 47
    Published Jul 1955 by DC.
  • Issue #6
    Dell Giant Picnic Party (1955) 6

    Walt Disney's Picnic Party (formerly Vacation Parade) Cover price $0.25.