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Comic books October 1955

  • Issue #3
    Scotland Yard (1955) 3

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    Art reminiscent of Alex Toth (but not by him). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1953) 16

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    Painted cover art. Forest Fires article. Wall of Flame; Sergeant Preston must brave a forest fire to save an old prospector from a pair of claim-jumpers. Buried Treasure; Sgt. Preston heads a rescue team searching for two shipwrecked professors and discovers they have been taken captive by a band of criminals who think the professors can lead them to a buried treasure. A Many Shoot-Gun text story. Scripts by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Alberto Giolitti. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Sherlock Holmes (1955 Charlton) 1
    • Heavy water damage.
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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown and Frank Frollo & John Belfi. Baffling new adventures of Sherlock Holmes: "The Final Curtain"; "Love Thy Neighbor"; and "The Star of the East"! Plus: Dr. Neff, the Original Ghost-Breaker reprint story "Smashing the Spook Racket"! Also: 2-page text story "Tough Guy"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Shock Illustrated (1955) 1

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    "The Needle," "Switch Party," and "The Jacket." All art by Jack Kamen. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 12 #11
    Sir! Magazine (1942) Vol. 12 #11

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  • Issue #29
    Six-Gun Heroes (1950 Fawcett/Charlton) 29

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    Rocky Lane stars in "The Wave of Fear" (pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Alascia); Tex Ritter stars in "Lawman"; Lash LaRue stars in "The Saga of Squinty"; and Tom Mix stars in "The Treacherous Plot." Giordano/Alascia cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #195510
    Skating News 195510
    Skating News #195510
    Published Oct 1955 by RSROA.

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    Official Magazine of the RSROA of America (Roller Skating Rink Operators Association of America). News, articles, competition results, and more. 8-5/8 in. x 11-3/4 in.; black and white; 24 pages on slick paper. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #24
    Spellbound (1952 Atlas) 24

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    Cover art by Joe Maneely. The Frightened Man, art by Paul Reinman. The Wish text story; A real estate agent gains telepathy from a magic paper weight. Thelma!, art by John Romita. Eye Over the City, art by Bill Benulis. Where Did Danny Go?, pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel. The Long Night, art by John Tartaglione. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #10
    Stag Magazine (1949-1994) Vol. 6 #10
  • Issue #38
    Star Spangled War Stories (1952 DC #3-204) 38
    • Cover detached. Half length spine split from bottom.

    Cover art by Russ Heath. One-Man Navy, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Russ Heath. Battlefield Collector, script by David V. Reed, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. Front-Line Pin-Up, script by Jack Miller, pencils by Mort Drucker, inks by Bernard Sachs. Stars In My Tin-Hat, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Jerry Grandenetti, inks by Joe Giella. Khaki-Yaks humor page by Irwin Hansen. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 33 #3
    Startling Stories (1939-1955 Better Publications) Pulp Vol. 33 #3

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    Fall 1955. Cover by Ed Emshwiller. Stories by James E. Gunn, Robert F. Young, Margaret St. Clair, Bryce Walton, Mack Reynolds, Kenneth O'Hara, Theron Raines, Winston Marks, and Leslie Waltham. Virgil Finlay (3), Alex Schomburg, and Emsh illustrations. 6.5-in. x 9-in. trimmed format; black and white; 112 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #50
    Straight Arrow (1950) 50

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    Art by Bob Powell and Fred Meagher. Cover by Fred Meagher. Rancher Steve Adams, a Comanche raised by white settlers, has a secret identity as the warrior Straight Arrow, a hero who first appeared on a popular radio show. A shipment of rifles only increases the trouble in Straight Arrow's corner of the West. Dawn Girl is abducted by a rival tribe, but when Red Hawk and Spotted Elk are captured, she must rescue herself. Straight Arrow must rescue a woman targeted by Mort Diamond's gang. Nice buffalo cover by Fred Meagher. Perilous Cargo; Straight Arrow; Red Hawk: Capture at the Waterhole; The Girl from the Desert. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Strange Adventures (1950 1st Series) 61
    • Oxidation. Water damage.

    "the Mirages From Space!" (pencils by Gil Kane), "The Thermometer Man," "The Strange Thinking-Cap of Willie Jones!" (pencils by Carmine Infantino), and "The Amazing Two-Time Inventions." Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 5
    • 1" cumulative spine split, cover oxidation.
    • Centerfold detached.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1394088006
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    Cover by Joe Maneely. "The Little Black Box!", art by Dick Ayers; A ruthless business man receives a small black box in the mail and thinks about how he has no friends and that it could be sent from an enemy who wishes him harm. "Strange Rescue" text story. "The Prisoner!", art by Art Peddy; When Aladdin's genie is freed by a communist who wishes for more powerful weapons than the United States and vast armies to conquer the free world, the genie voluntarily returns to his imprisonment inside the lamp. "Uncle Ed and the Men from Space," art by Bill LaCava; A kid with an uncle who is constantly bluffing about how good of a hunter he is meets up with Martians who attempt to bluff them, but the humans call their bluff. "Magic Words!", art by Russ Heath. "Man of Mystery," art by Syd Shores. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 27

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    Cover pencils by Bill Molno. Edited by Al Fago. Stories by Sam Peel, Mort Pfeffer and unknown. Art by Sid Check, Bill Molno, Chic Stone, Stan Campbell and unknown. Six terrifying Strange Suspense Stories! In this issue: "Melody of Hate" with art by Sid Check; "Mr. Bleeding Heart" with pencils by Bill Molno; "What Would You Do?" with art by Chic Stone; "The Missing Witness Mystery" with art by Stan Campbell, reprinted from Lawbreakers! (1951) #5; Minit Mystery 1-pager with story by Sam Peel; and 2-page text story "As Thousands Jeer" with story by Mort Pfeffer, reprinted from Marvel Family (1945) #57. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 39

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    Cover art by Carl Burgos. Karnoff's Plan, art by Bill Everett; A Puppet Master type story, but the character's material works on buildings as well as people. Music Master text story. Blind Spot, art by Sid Greene; A homely alien plans to recommend humans be destroyed to preserve the galactic peace. The Secret of the Ship, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; A young boy who plays with toy ships loses his paper route job when he is late once too often. The Man Mountain, art by Norman Maurer. Five Who Volunteered, art by Joe Sinnott. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Strange Worlds (1950 Avon) 22
    • 1/2" Spine split from top of comic. Over-spray. Oxidation.

    Art by Louis Ravielli, Vince Alascia, Mel Keefer, and Gene Fawcette. Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Strange Worlds, formerly a science fiction title, continues in the Comics Code era as a war comic, reprinting stories from US Marines in Action (1952) #2. A Marine task force undertakes an impossible mission to the Korean shore; A mismatched duo finds unexpected danger on a mission behind enemy lines; A reckless pilot endangers his unit to win a contest with his brother, also a hotshot pilot. Also featuring another fine cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Operation Boomerang; Candidate For A Firing Squad; The Picture of Doom; Glory Sky-Ace; Death Trap; Submarine Fighters. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Strong Man (1955) 4
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    • 1 3/4" spine split, bottom right corners of several interior pages torn out (does not affect art or story).

    Stories by Gardner Fox and others. Art by Bob Powell and Fred Guardineer. Cover by Bob Powell. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #139. An orphaned acrobat is raised by circus folk to become a strongman performer, using his abilities for crimefighting whenever the need arises. Strong Man uses misdirection to rescue a man from a ledge and battle a thief who dresses like Robin Hood. Strong Man demonstrates exercises anyone can do with a simple kitchen chair. Strong Man and friends get mixed up with gangsters in the remote wilderness after saving a woman from a rockslide. Robbin' Hood; Strong Man's Home Gymnasium; Arson at the Arsenal; Bear Facts!; Peril At Devil's Kitchen; Identify These Birds. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Sub-Mariner Comics (1941) 42
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1570874015
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1462526012

    Last issue, Namora crossover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
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  • Issue #64
    Super Duck Comics (1945) 64
  • Issue #44
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 44
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1/2" spine split from base of comic. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • RESTORATION: Cover glued along length of spine.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Amazing Adventures of Superboy's Costume, art by John Sikela; After Superboy uses his costume to stop a nuclear explosion, it is blown away; Forced to change to Clark, he is quarantined for radiation exposure and must use his powers to make his costume perform super deeds via remote control. What Are You Getting Out of School? public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Jobs Superboy Lost, art by John Sikela; Clark tries to get a job to earn some money for his parents' silver anniversary, but Superboy keeps interfering. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Rides of Peril text article by Jack Miller. Clark Kent, Strongman, art by John Sikela. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Superior Stories (1955) 3

    Cover art by Pete Morisi. "Joan of Arc" text story by Mark Twain (original). "Treasure Island" text story by Robert Louis Stevenson (original). "The Wreck of the Grosvenor," art by Pete Morisi; Bad treatment by Captain Coxon causes the men of the Grosvenor to mutiny; Adaptation of "The Wreck of the Grosvenor" by William Clark Russel. "Love Those Kiwanians" article. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 32

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  • Issue #28
    T-Man (1951) 28
    Published Oct 1955 by Quality.
  • Issue #56
    Tales of Justice (1955) 56
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #73
    Tarzan (1948-1972 Dell/Gold Key) 73
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Painted cover art by Moe Gollub. "Tarzan and the Loot of Agib," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jesse Marsh; The dhow of the slaver Agib is forced, by a tsunami, back onto the island from which he had taken slaves; The slaves are freed and Agib attempts to escape the island but is stopped by Tarzan. "Tarzan and the Roaring Gorge," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jesse Marsh; Tarzan helps rescue a lost photographer and returns a baby baboon to its mother. "An Evil Spirit?" text story starring Mabu. Untitled Brothers of the Spear story, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Russ Manning; Molithi takes Dan-El, Natongo, and Tavane to the city of the M'tembos. Hearing Aids illustration by Jesse Marsh; Portrait of a fennec fox. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #26
    Tarzan Adventures (UK Series 1953-1959 Westworld Publications) Vol. 5 #26

    Weekly U.K. comic featuring Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous hero. Tarzan by Rex Maxon, reprinting daily comic strips. 24 Pages B&W Color Cover.

  • Vol. 5 #27
    Tarzan Adventures (UK Series 1953-1959 Westworld Publications) Vol. 5 #27

    Weekly U.K. comic featuring Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous hero. Tarzan by Rex Maxon, reprinting daily comic strips. 24 Pages B&W Color Cover. Gordon Scott Movie Photo Back Cover.

  • Vol. 5 #28
    Tarzan Adventures (UK Series 1953-1959 Westworld Publications) Vol. 5 #28
    • Staple rust/rust migration.

    Weekly U.K. comic featuring Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous hero. Tarzan by Rex Maxon, Color Cover, reprinting daily comic strips. 24 Pages B&W.

  • Vol. 5 #29
    Tarzan Adventures (UK Series 1953-1959 Westworld Publications) Vol. 5 #29

    Weekly U.K. comic featuring Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous hero. Tarzan by Rex Maxon, reprinting daily comic strips. 24 Pages B&W Color Cover.

  • Vol. 5 #30
    Tarzan Adventures (UK Series 1953-1959 Westworld Publications) Vol. 5 #30

    Weekly U.K. comic featuring Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous hero. Tarzan by Rex Maxon, reprinting daily comic strips. 24 Pages B&W - Color Cover

  • Vol. 5 #11
    Tempo Magazine (1953 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 5 #11

    Volume 5, Issue 11 - October 18th 1955. Celebrity gossip magazine. 4-in. x 6-in., 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 8 #3
    Ten Story Sports (1952-1957 Columbia) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 8 #3
  • Issue #28
    Terry and the Pirates (1947-55 Harvey/Charlton) 28
    • Water damage. Staple rust with migration.

    Story and art by George Wunder and Otto Binder. Harvey reprints Caniffs influential adventure strip about young Terrys adventures in the untamed Orient with two-fisted Pat. Terry sets out in hot pursuit of the missing beauty Ermine, but Hotshot realizes that the whole thing is a trick to lead Terry into a trap. Forced down by bandits, Terry tries to find some way to warn the local authorities. Terry and the Pirates; Lance O'Casey Raids the Antarctic Hide-Out!; The Grand Vizier's Reward; Beachcomber's Bribe. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 60 #2
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  • Issue #56
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    Published 1955 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #57
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 57
    Published 1955 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #58
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 58
    Published 1955 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #59
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 59
    Published 1955 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #60
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 60
    Published 1955 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #191
    Tip Top Comics (1936) 191

    Cover by Ernie Bushmiller. Stories and Art by Ernie Bushmiller, Rudolph Dirks, Charles Schulz and unknown. In this issue: Nancy by Ernie Bushmiller; The Captain and the Kids by Rudolph Dirks; Peanuts by Charles Schulz; Strange as It Seems half-pager; Slinky and Slim in "Free Chow"; Jumpy 1-pager "Rainy Day"; Slicker 1-pager "Monkeyshines"; and The Family Scrapbook article written by Dr. Ernest G. Osborne. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 19 #3
    Today's Love (1954-1959 Columbia Productions) Pulp Vol. 19 #3

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  • Issue #135
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Dell/Gold Key) 135

    Cover by Harvey Eisenberg. Stories by unknown. Art by Harvey Eisenberg, Vivie Risto and unknown. Featuring: Tom & Jerry tale with art by Harvey Eisenberg; Big Spike & Little Tyke tale; Bertie Bird text story "The Secret of the Talking Scarecrow" with art by Eisenberg; two Droopy 1-pagers with art by Eisenberg; Flip 'n' Dip 2-pager; Barney Bear with Fuzzy & Wuzzy tale; Wuff the Prairie Dog tale with art by Vivie Risto; and Jerry & Tuffy 2-pager. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (1955 Prize) 3
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple ad pages missing, does not interrupt art or story. Severe water damage.

    Cover by Mort Meskin. Art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Space adventure for kids, based on the TV series that ran from 1950-55. The cadets are assigned to escort a shipful of convicts to Ganymede; The Space Scouts discover a colony of space hermits who not want to be rescued; Space News features science fact as well as speculation on the strange and unknown, such as flying saucers. Also featuring a vintage ad for the "Complete New Playsuit Sensation Genuine Superman Outfit." Dangerous Cargo; The Drifter; The Craters of Mercury; Space News; Captain Quick and the Space Scouts in The Hermits of Callisto!; Time Scope. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Treasure Chest Vol. 11 (1955) 3

    October 6, 1955. Bob Powell art (1 page).

  • Issue #4
    Treasure Chest Vol. 11 (1955) 4

    October 20, 1955

  • Vol. 35 #221
    True (1937-1976 Country/Fawcett/Petersen) Vol. 35 #221

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  • Issue #14
    True Brides Experiences (1954) 14

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    Stories and art by Jack Sparling and others. Tales of young love and marriage from publisher Harvey. Many of these stories were re-worked from pre-Code romance comics, some rather clumsily, with art altered, and titles and dialogue changed, or sometimes deleted entirely. After marrying too young, a woman is tempted by a wealthy man while her husband is busy working. When Helen falls in love with her best friend Alice's sweetheart, there seems no way for the three of them to avoid a scandal. Susan defies her father's wishes and society's judgment to be in Matt's arms. Romantic Interlude; Spotlight of Love; Too Lovely for Love!; Lipstick Lore, Handsome Hands and Your Crowning Glory; Forbidden to Love!; No Longer Alone; Kiss of Thunder. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #399
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