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Comic books October 1955

  • Vol. 4 #3
    Fantastic Universe (1953-1960 King Size/Great American) Vol. 4 #3
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Oct 1955. Science fiction stories by Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp (Conan in "Hawks Over Shem"), Frederik Pohl, Sam Merwin Jr., Bryce Walton, Ruth Sterling, Craig Rice, Matt Carter, Tom Godwin, and Evelyn E. Smith. No interior illustrations. Cover by Kelly Freas. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 8 #10
    Fate Magazine (1948-Present Clark Publishing) Digest/Magazine Vol. 8 #10

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    Volume 8 - Number 10, October 1955. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. This issue features The Planet That Disappeared, Mexico's Island of Death, and Hawaii's Living Fire Goddess! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #64
    Felix the Cat (1948 Dell/Toby/Harvey) 64

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  • Vol. 11 #10
    Film World and AV World News (1946-1959 Ver Halen Publishing) Magazine Vol. 11 #10

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    Volume 10, Issue 10 - October, 1955. Art Moore comic cover. Vintage film enthusiast magazine for those interested in learning the ins and outs of proper equipment execution. This issue features articles about cinema lab standards, sound design, electronic editing and more. 9" x 12", 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #36
    First Romance Magazine (1949) 36

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Tales of love and heartbreak in 1950s America from publisher Harvey. Mary nurses Ken back to health after a plane crash, but knows he'll be returning to his girlfriend Nora. Nurse Eve loves soldier Bill, but fellow nurse Doris lets her know she plans to steal him away. Photographer's assistant Liz loves shutterbug Tommy, but he only has eyes for redheaded model Joann. Seven Days!; Heartbreak Flight; Nurses and Soldiers!; Kiss in the Dark; Love Makes the World Go 'Round. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Flippity and Flop (1951) 24

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    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #10
    Focus (1951 Leading Magazine Corp.) Vol. 5 #10

    Volume 5, Issue 10 - October, 1955. Men's interest magazine featuring Athletes, True Crime, Starlets, and Pin-ups. 4-in. x 6-in., 64 pages, B&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 2 #10
    For Men Only Magazine (1954-1977) Vol. 2 #10

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  • Issue #37
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 37

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by John Rosenberger, Leonard Starr, and Ogden Whitney. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A bumbling actor winds up in the court of King Arthur after a blow to the head; A successful writer on vacation realizes that he is caught up in one of his own stories, and it doesnt have a happy ending; A woman meets her ancestor from 1704 in a dream, and learns an important fact about the present. One Exciting Knight!; Knights' Gallery; Step by Step; Journey into the Past!; Cyclone! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Fox and the Crow (1951) 28
    Published Oct 1955 by DC.
    • Water damage.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.

    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Foxhole (1954) 6

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  • Vol. 5 #2
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    8 in. x 10.5 in. 66 pages. B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #12
    From Here to Insanity (1955) 12

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    Overstreet claims this is "all Kirby except for 4 pages," but as far as we can tell there is NO Kirby in this issue. Photo cover includes Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Jackie Gleason, and Jerry Lewis. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #195510
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  • Issue #1
    Frontier Fighters (1955) 1
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    • 3 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Cover oxidation.

    Davy Crockett in "The Challenge of Black Warrior," Buffalo Bill in "The Tenderfoot Caravan," Kit Carson in "Mohave Uprising." Listed in Overstreet as scarce. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 21 #3
    Fury (1953-1964 Weider Publications) Vol. 21 #3

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    Volume 21, Issue 3 - October 1955. Cover by Thomas Beecham, back cover of Lili St. Cyr. Men's magazine featuring articles on true crime, and politics. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 82 pages, B&W Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 11 #1
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1950-1980 World/Galaxy/Universal) Vol. 11 #1
  • Issue #31
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1953-1958 Digest) UK Edition 31
    • Spine separation. Pages detached. 1" Cumulative spine split. Water damage.
  • Issue #5
    Gals and Giggles (1955 Star Publications) Digest 5

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    Issue 5 - October, 1955. Men's interest joke book with one page cartoons centered around the relationships of men and women at the time. Digest Size, 5" x 6.5", 98 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #104
    Gene Autry Comics (1946-1959 Dell) 104

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    "Celluloid Sleith" and "River Peril." Back-up story, "The Telltale Slip." 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Gene Autry's Champion (1951-1955 Dell) 19

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    Comic book featuring stories focusing on famous singing cowboy hero Gene Autrys horse. Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. The Flash Flood article. "Champion in Dangerous Waters," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Morris Gollub; Champion and Rebel dog are in the high country, watching over the herd; A mare and her colt stray, and Champ rescues them from a cougar; The colt stumbles into an arroyo, trapped; Coudburst, downpour; Champ leads the colt out of the arroyo; As a flash flood rushes forth, Champ descends again into the arroyo, grabs a fawn by the nape, and leaps to safety; Rancher Tex: his jeep has stalled in floodwater; He rides Champ back to save the ranch from the storm and dam-burst. "Champion in Fire Trap," art by Morris Gollub; Dan Brady Traveling Grocery crashed his wagon during the morning run. Pinned; Axle broken; Ricky and Champ rescue him; They will carry groceries to Sue Hall, Forest Service lookout at Tower Rock, and send a repairman back; On the way, they smell smoke: Mr. Houser and his boys (one a scout) are vacationing, camp-out. Dell Comics A Pledge to Parents. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    GI Combat (1952) 29
    Published Oct 1955 by DC.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" spine split from base of comic. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Written by unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas, Sid Greene? and unknown. War front fury! Battlefield adventure! In this issue: "Prisoners at War," with pencils by Charles Nicholas; "Red Treachery Assault"; "Ranger Onslaught," with pencils by Nicholas; 1-page text story "Plan for Doom"; and "Patrol Ambush," with art by Sid Greene? 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    GI Joe (1951 Ziff Davis) 41

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    Painted cover art by Ernest Schroeder. It Pays to Advertise starring Pvt. Dopey, art by Vic Martin. I Was the Girl He Left Behind starring G.I. Joe, art by Ernest Schroeder. Weapons of the Future fact page, art by Mike Suchorsky. Bon Voyage starring Pvt. Bragg, pencils by Ben Brown, inks by David Gantz. Who's Oscar? starring G.I. Joe, art by Ernest Schroeder. The Sergeant's Secretary! starring Pvt. Dopey, art by Vic Martin. The Crooner starring G.I. Joe, art by Ernest Schroeder. Khaki Fun humor page by Vic Martin. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Girls in Love (1955 Quality) 47

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  • Issue #37
    Girls' Love Stories (1949) 37

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    She was losing Vic forever -- what could she do to make him hear the desperate cry in her heart? "Love, Don't Leave Me!" is the cover-featured 8 page story. Plus: 7 page story "Letter from an Unknown Love"; 7 page story "Brooding Heart"; 2 page text story "What Price Beauty?"; 7 page story "Friend of the Bride." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Going Steady (1954-1955) 14
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0962770001
  • Vol. 2 #7
    He (1953-1959) Vol. 2 #7
    He (1953-1959) Vol. 2 #7
    Published Oct 1955 by UNKNOWN.

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  • Vol. 2 #7
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    Volume 2, Issue 7 - October 1955. Vintage Men's interest magazine focusing on sports, music, hunting, celebrities, models, and showgirls. 4-in. x 6-in., 68 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Heckle and Jeckle (1952 St. John/Pines) 24

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  • Issue #44
    Hi-School Romance (1949) 44

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    Stories and art by Al Avison and Joe Certa. A romance comic from Harvey, as the teens of the 1950s explore the new world of dating. Rebellious Jeanie falls for handsome Craig, but he turns out to be a heel. Like many stories of this period, this one is reprinted from an earlier issue, but has been revised in the wake of the Comics Code to tone down any salacious elements, including changes to Jeanie's dresses. Fran suspects Ted is only dating her to advance his career at her dad's store. Spoiled rich girl Bette dates other men after a tiff with her boyfriend. My Rebellious Heart; Rate Your Date-Ability; Jealousy; Bargain Counter Wife; Love Thief; Out of Bounds; Our Lonely Hearts; Another Cinderella. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Hillbilly Comics (1955) 2

    "Th' MacSleezy's," "L-Lem," "Hank th' Hermit," "Gumbo Galahad," and "Hillside Hilda." All art and cover by Art Gates. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #106
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 106

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  • Issue #119
    Hopalong Cassidy (1950-1958 L. Miller) UK 119

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    UK black and white reprint of Hopalong Cassidy #112. Cover by Gene Colan. "Treasure Trail to Thunderbolt Ridge," "Three Notches on a Gun," and "The Secret Sheriff of Black Bluff!" 7-1/8 in. x 9-7/8 in.; black and white; 24 pages.

  • Issue #43
    Horace and Dotty Dripple (1952) 43

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  • Issue #43
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 43

    Cover art by Bill Ely. "The Man Who Could Read Minds," pencils by Howard Purcell, inks by Stan Kaye; A mind-reader blackmails several men because he knows all their secrets. Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone comic book ad. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Midget Maker," art by Ruben Moreira; A criminal "professor" hides criminals after a hold-up by shrinking them, but one of the criminals is actually an under-cover cop. 2/3 Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. "What Are You Getting Out of School?" public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "The Master of the Stars," art by Jim McArdle; An efficency expert changes the way businesses do business to save them money, and to make them easier to rob, then dresses as a phony fortune-teller, Centauri, to guide robbers. "The Mysterious Gypsy Cards" article by Jack Miller, art by Raymond Perry; Facts about Tarot cards. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff; Moolah's crystal ball and the newspaper don't agree on what the weather is going to be. "The Imp on the Flying Trapeze," art by Bill Ely; Marko, a trapeeze artist who lost his nerve, helps a tree and gains the friendship of a wood elf. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Hunted Detective Story Magazine (1954-1956 Star Publications) 6

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  • Issue #7
    I Love Lucy (1954-1962 Dell) 7

    Lucy stars in "Stunt Girl," "In the Soup," and "Dream House." Four photos from the TV show on the inside front cover. Photo cover. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #6
    If Worlds of Science Fiction (1952 Pulp Digest) Vol. 5 #6

    October 1955. Cover by Ed Valigursky. Stories: "The Almost-Men" by Irving E. Cox, Jr., "Prisoners of Earth" by Robert F. Young, "The Proxies" by Arthur Sellings, "Juvenile Delinquent" by Edward W. Ludwing, "Slow Burn" by Henry Still, "Last Rites" by Charles Beaumont, "Meeting of the Board" by Alan E. Nourse. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 120 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 6 #8
    Imagination (1950-1958 Greenleaf) Stories of Science and Fantasy/Science Fiction Vol. 6 #8

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    October, 1955 Volume 6, Issue 8. NOTE: Vol. 6 #8-Up subtitled Science Fiction. 5-3/8 in. x 7-5/8 in; black and white; 162 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #4
    Impact (1955 EC) 4
    Published Oct 1955 by EC.
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    • Gaines File Copy. Includes certificate of authenticity and former CGC grade label (to further verify pedigree, grade void).

    Cover by Jack Davis. Stories by Al Feldstein and Carl Wessler. Art by George Evans, Graham Ingels, Jack Davis, and Reed Crandall. One of EC Comics' late New Direction titles, a response to the new Comics Code, featuring twist stories. In the cover story, with art by Jack Davis, prejudice comes to the fore during wartime when one soldier harbors an irrational hatred of another because of his last name. A snowstorm forces a rural doctor to make a choice that could mean life or death, with art by George Evans. A billionaire tries to mold his son's life, but the son resists, in a story by Reed Crandall. The Lonely One; Fall in Winter; The Bitter End; Last Act; Country Doctor. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Indian Chief (1951-1959 Dell) 20

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    Painted cover art. "The Land of the Aztec," script by Paul S. Newman, art by John Daly; Chief White Eagle rescues Deer Stalker from the Aztecs. "Sparkling Light's Victory" text story by Red Thunder Cloud (of the Catawba Nation). "The Spy," script by Paul S. Newman, art by John Daly; Red Wing Son of the Chief encounters White Faun. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #49B
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    October 1955 - "Stay Away from that Love Thief!" Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 1 #5
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  • Vol. 8 #7
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  • Issue #1
    It's Gametime (1955) 1

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    Infinity cover. This scarce first issue of It's Game Time was published at the height of the Walt Disney Davy Crockett craze when every manufacturer and publisher featued the famous frontiersman in their products and publications. Davy is represented here by a Crockett themed cover and a Davy Crockett game page inside. Packed full of puzzles, games, riddles, magic tricks, tongue twisters, cartoon flips, scrambled squares, word games, optical illusions, and more. Dodo and the Frog, Mickey Mars...and his Space Zoo, and Lone Feather make appearances too! Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Jackie Gleason (1955 St. John) 2
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0323528022
    • Extra staples (manufacturing).
    • Only one staple (manufacturing).
    • 3 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust/rust migration. 7" cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #12
    Johnny Dynamite (1955 Toby) 12

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    Cover by Dick Giordano and Vince Alascia. Stories and art by Bill Molno and Vince Alascia. Charlton takes over publishing the adventures of hardboiled, one-eyed private eye Johnny Dynamite. Johnny leaps into action when an old buddy is indicted for taking bribes, and Johnny knows he must have been set up. Johnny smells trouble when a bank teller is spending more on gambling than he makes on his salary. Custom-order car thieves make the mistake of heisting Johnny's Cadillac, in the classic "Hundred Cadillacs". The Fixer's Mob; The Maddened Teller; Trouble Through Tape; Parker Lane: The Case of the Royal Rubies; The Hundred Cadillacs. Final issue under this title; series continues as Foreign Intrigues (1956) #14. (There was no issue #13.) 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
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    Men's interest humor digest with cartoons, jokes and tasteful pin-up photography. 5" x 6.5", 98 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #27
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 27

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    Cover art by Carl Burgos. "The Man Who Stopped Time!," script by Carl Wessler, art by Dick Ayers; A man buys a watch that stops time, but for every minute he halts, a year passes for him. "The Expert" text story. "It Happened On Mars," art by John Tartaglione; When a space ranger meets a Martian princess, he forgets about the girl who jilted him. "The Masterpiece!," art by John Severin; A painter two hundred years dead does a favor for a struggling artist who ekes out a living copying his works. "The Man Who Changed," art by Jay Scott Pike; A plain woman shows kindness to a down-and-outer on St. Valentine's day and he reveals himself as St. Valentine and rewards her with beauty. "The Train That Wasn't There!," art by Bob Powell; A railroad magnate curses his rival with a ghost train that runs through his property. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Journey into Unknown Worlds (1951 2nd Series) 38
    • 1" Spine split from top. Staining on interior pages.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor side edge cracks, piece of tape on top edge of slab.
    • Label #0080396007
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    Cover art by John Forte. Who Speaks to Sorcerers?, art by John Severin; A man's car breaks down during a stormy night and he comes across a coven of sorcerers. Masquerade text story. The Martians, art by Mort Lawrence; Martians set up a Martian exhibit in a museum but become discouraged when the Earthlings do not prove clever enough to utilize atomic power to make the trip to Mars. But Don't Go Near the Water, art by Ed Winiarski; This story postulates that a girl's reflection in a pond has a life of its own. The Man Who Changed Things!, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; A scientist thinks about quitting his job for a tire manufacturer until he has a dream about going back into time and changing things and, when he comes forward again, humans are slaves of ant masters. The Green Man!, art by John Forte; A human girl falls in love with a plant man who cannot breathe her atmosphere. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.