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Comic books September 1955

  • Issue #4
    Aces High (1955 EC) 4
    Published Sep 1955 by EC.
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    Cover art by George Evans. The Green Kids, art by George Evans; Major Caswell continues to lose green pilots and believes that his commander doesn't care at all about their deaths. The Good Luck Piece, script by Carl Wessler, art by Bernie Krigstein; Buddy doesn't believe in good luck charms, but has one anyway. The Novice and the Ace, script by Carl Wessler, art by Wally Wood; A group of American aces is scared to take on a German pilot with 30+ kills. Home Again, script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Davis. The Last Laugh text story. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #208
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 208
    Published Sep 1955 by DC.

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    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Magic of Mr. Mxyztplk," script by William Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino; Mr. Mxyzptlk comes to Earth with a plot to make Superman and his friends vanish into his dimension by getting them to say their names backwards. One-page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Fortress of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "Congo Bill's Last Adventure" starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. Quarter-page Fearless Fosdick Wildroot Cream-Oil ad by Al Capp. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Sep 1955
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Sep 1955

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  • Issue #216
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 216
    • Cover loose at one staple.
    • 3 1/2" cumulative spine split. Pieces missing from back cover. Cover detached at one staple. Oxidation and brittleness
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Wizard City, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; When a criminal hides in a city composed entirely of kryptonite, Superboy needs the help of Professor Olsen to capture him. The Invasion of the Sea-Men, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman has to fight off alien invaders underwater. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Animal Acrobats article. The World's Most Dangerous Game starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #66
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 66

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by John Rosenberger, Kurt Schaffenberger, Ogden Whitney, and Harry Lazarus. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Adventures of Pinky Lee (1955) 3

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    Scripts by Stan Lee, art by Morris Weiss. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    After Dark (1955) 8

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  • Vol. 44 #6
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  • Issue #25
    All American Men of War (1952) 25
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    "For Rent--One Foxhole," "Combat Package," "Bobby Trap Bunk," and "Tank Trouble!" 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, Irv Novick, Ed Herron, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Causin, Mort Drucker, Bernard Sachs, Ed Herron, Bob Forgione, and Jack Abel. Adventure tales of war and the military, including some humor—go into combat with All American Men of War! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    All Star Western (1951) 84
    Published Sep 1955 by DC.

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    Edited by Julius Schwartz. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Stories by Lee Goldsmith, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, France Herron, Jerry Grandenetti, John Broome, Howard Sherman, Robert Kanigher, Gil Kane, 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 #25
    All True Romance (1948) 25

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  • Vol. 11 #6
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  • Vol. 29 #5
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 29 #5

    Sept 1955. Science fiction stories by Paul W. Fairman, Milton Lesser, C.H. Thomes, 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 #31
    American Crime Magazine (1953-1955 Jatkins Publishing) Pulp 31

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  • Issue #20
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 20
    • Cover detached.
    • Cover detached, 4" cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. Late Date, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica overhear Archie and Reggie planning to get some dates; They decide to ply the boys with lots of home cooking to keep their attention. Science Defiance, pencils by Bill Vigoda; Jughead convinces Betty that his barometer is an infallible rain predictor and she is determined to have faith in it no matter what. Love Sick, art by Samm Schwartz; Veronica feigns a major injury to get out of a date with Archie. Betty attempts to use this to her advantage. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 341 #3
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 341 #3

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  • Vol. 3 #2
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  • Vol. 7 #3
    Art Photography (1949-1958) Magazine Vol. 7 #3

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  • Issue #41
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 41

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    Cover by Russ Heath. "The Locked Room!", script by Paul S. Newman, art by Mort Drucker; An Indian mystic needs half a million dollars to build a temple so he bets an American businessman that he can use the power of his mind to move chess pieces in a locked room thousands of miles away. "The Search" text story. "The Inventors!", art by Bill Benulis; Machines take over and make slaves out of humanity. "Wings in the Night!", pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by Ernie Bache; A destitute man who feeds the park birds gets in trouble when the birds begin stealing for him. "The Rag Doll!", art by John Tartaglione; A child with a new baby sister feels neglected so she pours her love into a rag doll pretending that it is her baby. "The Living Proof," script by Carl Wessler, art by Pete Tumlinson; A newspaper editor refuses to believe his reporter's story about meeting men from Mars so the reporter becomes one of them in order to convince the man and take his daughter away to Mars with him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 11 #9
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  • Vol. 56 #1
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 56 #1

    September 1955 - Volume 56, Issue 1 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories: "The Gift of Gab" by Jack Vance, "Aspirin Won't Help It" by John A. Sentry, "Blessed Are the Meek" by G.C. Edmondson, "Scrimshaw" by Murray Leinster, and "Call Him Dead" by Eric Frank Russell (Part 2). Article by Isaac Asimov. Illustrations by Freas, Poulton, and Van Dongen. Cover by Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #61
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 61

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  • Issue #4
    Avenger, The (1955 ME) 4
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    • 2" spine split from top.

    Cover by Bob Powell. Art by Bob Powell. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #138. 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 rescues a woman stranded at sea, but it's part of a plot to steal his own tech secrets; The Avenger is trapped by The Player, who tries to kill him with giant games, similar to the X-Men villain Arcade; Factual illustrated articles about missiles, subs and jet engines of the era, as well as the prototype "flying fan". Stories possibly by comics legend Gardner Fox. The Invader from the Sea; Nike: The Ground-to-Air Missile; The Playtime Perils!; Flying Fans; Storm Signals; Treasure Hunting Sub; The Man Who Played Spy; The Jet Engine. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #94
    Batman (1940) 94
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1955 by DC.
    • 4 1/2" Spine split from top. Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2111182006
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0306958003
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. 2" cumulative spine split.
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    • 1" cumulative spine split.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "The Sign of the Bat!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Unable to get the evidence he needs to convict hoodlum Marstin, Batman devises a plan to make sure that Marstin and his gang see the famed but dreaded bat symbol each time they try to commit a crime…a plan which eventually allows the Caped Crusaders to nab the felon. Is Pike's Peak (14,110 ft. elevation) Quick Quiz by H. T. Elmo. "The New Batman!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; While cleaning up the Bat-Cave one day, Alfred is accidently struck on the head; He awakens, believing that he is the Batman, and he dresses for the role. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. 2/3-page Hollywood Ha-lights story by Harry Lampert. "Booby-Traps for Burglars" text story by Jack Miller. "Mystery of the Sky Museum!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; The Dynamic Duo fly out to the famed Sky Museum to talk with the curator about a problem he has been having and they find the man struggling to keep an old air relic in the sky; The mystery deepens when a series of attempts on Batman and Robin's lives occur using vintage aircraft against them! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 42
    Published Sep 1955 by Atlas.

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    Platoon Leader!, art by Paul Reinman. The Flaming Field of Battle, art by Russ Heath. The Tattered Troops, art by Mort Lawrence. Night Patrol. 32 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Battle Cry (1952) 20

    Stories and art by Eugene E. Hughes and Fred Bell. War comics from publisher Stanley Morse in the tradition of EC's war comics. A squad struggles to win the next plot of land they've been ordered to take. A private in the mud of a battlefield struggles to understand the grand strategy of the generals. The history of the Nazi advance across WWII Europe and its eventual defeat. Another gung-ho cover, possibly by S. Finocchiaro. Take It!; The Order; The Grand Strategy!; The Face of a Boy!; Supermen! Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Battle Ground (1954) 7

    "The Rifleman!" (art by Mort Drucker), "Under Fire," "Battle Stallion!" (art by McCarty), "Mule Skinner!" (art by Joe Sinnott), and a two-page text story, "Defense Point." Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 35

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    Comics Code approved issue with nice art. Joe Maneely cover. Gene Colan story, "The Colonel!" Mac Pakila art for "Massed Attack!" Dick Ayers art for "Dawn Assault!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #893
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    Published 1955 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #894
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    Published 1955 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #895
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    Published 1955 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #896
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    Published 1955 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 1 #9
    Behind the Scene (1954-1957 J.B. Publishing) Magazine Vol. 1 #9

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  • Vol. 5 #3
    Best Western (1951-1957 Stadium) 2nd Series Vol. 5 #3
  • Issue #3
    Black Knight (1955 Atlas) 3

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    Joe Maneely art. Black Knight and Crusader stories. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #92
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 92
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    Cover by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Featuring: 10 page Blackhawk story "Prisoners of the Black Dungeon" drawn by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera; 4 page Chop Chop reprint story "Gorgeous Tojo" by Paul Gustavson; 7 page Blackhawk story "The World Traitor" drawn by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera; 1 page Blackhawk text story "The Wild Jungle"; 7 page Blackhawk story "The Flying Cutlass" drawn by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #82
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 82

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  • Sep 1955
    Blue Book (1905-1956 Story-Press/Consolidated/McCall) Pulp Sep 1955

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

    Volume 3, Issue 3 - September 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 #115
    Boy Comics (1942) 115

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, Al Wenzel, 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. Chuck and Stew tail Betty when she insists on flying solo to Havana, but it turns out she's actually flying to Brazil, in a story with early art by comics legend Joe Kubert. When a tanning accident leaves Iron Jaw with an unusual "tattoo," Sniffer decides to exhibit him at a freakshow for profit. Rocky and Simpy are assigned to protect a female photographer who's doing a feature on the war zone, but naturally she wants to be where the trouble is. Chuck Chandler: Downdraft!; Fancy Meeting You Here; Sniffer and Iron Jaw: A Rootin' Tootin' Tattoo; Chuck Chandler: Unwelcome Stranger; Rocky: Take and Retake; Lev Gleason's Fun Time. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 53 #3
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  • Issue #44
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 44

    Bugs Bunny in "Bugs' Rug," "The Unmounted Mountie," "John Paul Jones's Cannon," and "A Burro's Tale." Issue also has one-page gag strips. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Captain Steve Savage (1954-1956 2nd Series) 9

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    Art by R. J. Nodel and others. Tales of adventure and espionage from the Cold War featuring ace pilot Steve Savage. Savage and his squadron face off against the Red Raiders, an air squadron just as skilled and ruthless as they are. Also, a Goofy Ghost backup story. Captain Steve Savage Fights the Red Raiders from Siang-Po!; Death Below; Goofy Ghost; The Migs from Nowhere. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 36

    Stories and art by Steve Muffatti and others. The well-meaning but misunderstood Casper becomes one of Harvey Comics' best-known stars. Casper and Nightmare accidentally free Pegasus from being a constellation, but then can't get him to go back into the sky. They wind up getting Pan and even Atlas involved. Spooky has his own mythological hijinks after visiting Father Time. Casper the Friendly Ghost; Flying Horse; Spooky; The High Landers; A Tall Tale; Spooky: Time Marches On. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #27
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Magazine Vol. 3 #27

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  • Vol. 1 #4
    Challenge for Men (1955-1959 Almat) Vol. 1 #4
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  • Vol. 11 #2
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  • Issue #7
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 7

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    Comic-book adventures of the legendary Asian-American detective. This series was designed to tie in with the Charlie Chan radio series then airing on the Mutual network. Chan and his son investigate a murder on vaudeville, involving a ventriloquist's dummy and enemy agents. Murder in Mexico sends Chan into the desert for an encounter with a mysterious skull-shaped rock. Chan investigates whether an escape artist tried to rob a bank while supposedly buried for his act. Silent Witness; The Talking Stone Face!; Trick Ending!; Tightrope; Lion Tamer!; Comedy Cop. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
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