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Comic books June 1956

  • Vol. 1 #6
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  • Issue #6
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    Published Jun 1956 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #217
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 217
    Published Jun 1956 by DC.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split (taped). Centerfold detached, tears throughout interior.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Amazing Super-Baby," art by Al Plastino; Somebody leaves a baby on Clark Kent's doorstep, who just happens to have super powers. "The One-Man Safari," art by Ed Smalle; Somebody makes a movie about Congo Bill in which he appears to have super-strength, so Bill has to develop super-strength in real life. "Secrets of the Planeteers" starring Tommy Tomorrow, Cosmo Rey, and Cadet Parker, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Jun 1956
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Jun 1956

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  • Issue #225
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 225
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom of comic. Staples added (not manufacturing).
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Piece of back cover missing. 1" spine split from top.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Bird With Super Powers starring Superboy, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Professor Lang brings back a mynah bird that seems to have super-powers. The Undersea School, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman runs a school for fish. The Useless Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 73

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    "The House on Magnolia Street" (art by Ogden Whitney), "Strange Heritage," "The Barometer Spells Doom," and "One-way Passage From Thorian!" Whitney cover reminiscent of a story sequence from a Little Nemo Sunday page where the building become elsatic. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Ogden Whitney, Kurt Schaffenberger, 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 #39
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 39
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch with amateur piece fill. 2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard and Henry Boltinoff. Art by Owen Fitzgerald and Henry Boltinoff. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, tries his hand at playing polo in an untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: A Bit of Disc and Data article; Jerry the Jitterbug 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Casey the Cop 1-pager by Boltinoff, reprinted from Star Spangled Comics (1941) #104; and Honey in Hollywood half-pager by Boltinoff. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 27
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    • Cover detached at bottom staple and reattached with glue on spine, tape on interior.

    "The Mystery of the Midget Sub!" While out at sea doing underwater tests, Major Dennis fails to return from a dive, spurring Rex to go in after him. Rex rescues Major from a criminal operation involving the theft of pearls from a sunken ship. Also includes: "A Whistle for Bobo!" (starring Detective Chimp); "Track of the Phantom Cat!"; and "Dogdom's Swiftest Hunters." Script by Robert Kanigher and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino, inks by Bernard Sachs. Cover by Kane. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    All American Men of War (1952) 34

    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Jerry Grandenetti, Bill Finger, Joe Kubert, Bob Haney, Bob Forgione, Jack Abel, Henry Boltinoff, Bob Haney, Ross Andru, and Mike Esposito. 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.

  • Vol. 11 #4
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  • Vol. 30 #6
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 30 #6
  • Issue #11
    Annie Oakley (1948 Atlas) 11

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    Edited by Stan Lee. Cover by John Severin. Stories by Hank Chapman, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Stan Lee, and Al Hartley. Western Tales of action and adventure starring the famous female sharpshooter, Annie Oakley. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Archie (1943) 80

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    "Brawn Yesterday," pencils by Harry Lucey (?);After reading the book "Mind Over Matter," Archie convinces himself that he can beat up Reggie (and proceeds to demonstrate on poor Jughead); However, when he confronts Reggie with his positive outlook, he finds that Reggie hasn't read the book. Super Duck ad. "See You in My Screams!", pencils by Harry Lucey (?);When Archie gives a smart-aleck answer to Miss Grundy in class, she says she will phone his father that night; Reggie comes up with a plan to get Archie's parents out of the house. "Essay Come, Essay Go"; While baby-sitting for Mr. and Mrs. Smedley, Archie tries to write an essay for school; A radiator keeps making noise, but when Archie goes to get a screw to fix it, he gets his hand stuck in a jar, leading to a series of mishaps. Is That a Fact? article; A series of factual anecdotes about Leonardo da Vinci, Mozart, oxidation of iron, fish diseases, the worth of a minerals in a human body; and the size of mice and whales at birth. "A Square"; When Pat drops a box of doughnuts and they all roll away, he returns to the baker and asks if he has any square ones. "Once a Pond a Time," pencils by Harry Lucey (?);When an old lady criticizes Archie for putting worms on a hook while fishing, Archie shows her that his bait is a plastic worm. Archie Annual ad. "Sinker Swim"; To keep Archie and Reggie from fighting to see who gets to take Veronica to a Jimmy Clax dance, Mr. Lodge offers to officiate a trout fishing contest between the two. Wilbur ad. Archie Club ad. "Father Glows Best"; Archie is embarrassed when his father tells stories of his youth when his friends are over. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 342 #6
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 342 #6

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  • Vol. 7 #12
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  • Issue #50
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 50
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0291017010

    Cover by Carl Burgos. "Buried Forever," art by Don Heck; A man has a time machine constructed so he can learn where his ancestor's treasure is buried, but when he tries to collect it in the present, the island location turns out to be used for an atomic bomb test. "The Fantastic City!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Manny Stallman; An explorer thinks that he has found a hidden city of giants, but actually he has been "dwarfed by radio waves" in order to keep the location secret. "Waldo's Wonderland!", art by Robert McCarty; A toy inventor creates glasses that distort reality and so he is unaware when he thwarts a planned alien invasion by ignoring the soldiers who decide to invade a more easily cowed planet. "Buy a Gadget" text story. "The Missing Man," art by John Tartaglione; The man who keeps gravity working takes a day off with the result that objects begin to float until he gets back to maintaining his machine. "Decision!", art by Sol Brodsky; A mutant of Saturn who looks like a human crashes on Earth and is taken in by a family of hillbillies. "The Conquest of Saturn!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Lou Cameron. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 12 #6
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  • Vol. 57 #4
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 57 #4

    June 1956 - Volume 57, Issue 4 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories: "Plus X" by Eric Frank Russell, "The Chosen People" by Robert Randall, "The Peasant Girl" by Paul Janvier, "The Live Coward" by Poul Anderson and "Sea Change" by Thomas N. Scortia. Illustrations by Freas and Van Dongen. Article on a psionic machine. Cover by Frank Kelly Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #70
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 70

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  • Issue #100
    Batman (1940) 100
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1956 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2042181003
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    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Cover detached from bottom staple. Small amount of writing on 12th-14th pages. SLAB: Scuffing to front of case, minor side edge cracks, top edge label strip missing.
    • Label #0019270010
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    • Staple rust/migration. Heavy residue on back cover.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple, 1 3/4" cumulative spine split, 4" tear in back cover.

    This is the hard-to-find and much sought after 100th issue. The three Batman and Robin stories in this issue are all new and not reprints. Cover pencils by Bob Kane, Dick Sprang, and Win Mortimer, inks by Bob Kane, Dick Sprang, Win Mortimer, Jerry Robinson, and Charles Paris. "Batmantown, U.S.A.", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; When the city of Plainville decides to change its name to Batmantown in order to attract residents, Batman figures that it will draw the criminal element instead. Pioneers of 1976! public service announcement with Binky. "The Hunters of Gotham City," pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; An accident at the docks in Gotham City allows several animals to escape into the city, but Batman discovers that they were released on purpose: for jewel smuggling! 2/3-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Detectives with Electric Eyes article by Jack Miller. "The Great Batman Contest," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman initiates a contest wherein boys submit their inventons in order to win a scholarship, while Batman hopes to find an invention that will serve him well in his crime fighting. 2/3-page O'Malley of the 4th Precinct story. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Battle Action (1952) 23
    Published Jun 1956 by Atlas.

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    Cover art by Joe Maneely. The Last Grenade!, art by Russ Heath. Invasion text story. They Strike by Night!, art by Robert Q. Sale. Victory at Argonne! (World War I story set during the Battle of the Argonne Forest), art by Dick Ayers. The Cost of Freedom! starring Assistant Secretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., art by Bill Benulis; set during the Spanish-American War. The Doomed Patrol, art by Joe Sinnott. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #24
    Battle Cry Magazine (1955 Stanley Publications) Vol. 1 #24

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    Volume 1, Issue 24 - June 1956. Cover by Milton Luros. Men's magazine with a focus on military and war articles, fitness, and girls! Illustration by Walter Popp. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 74 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #932
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #933
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #934
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #935
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #936
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 1 #8
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  • Issue #1956
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    1956 Edition - 1st Printing. Edited by Lawrence Lariar. 300 of the best Cartoons featured in Colliers, the Saturday Evening Post, and Argosy. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W

  • Vol. 5 #6
    Best Western (1951-1957 Stadium) 2nd Series Vol. 5 #6

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  • Issue #192
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  • Issue #39
    Big Town (1951) 39

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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 Man Who Stole Steve Wilson's Face!" (a gang leader steals Steve's face); "The Secret of the Alligator Suitcase!"; and "The Unknown Millionare of Big Town!" Scripts John Broom, pencils by Manny Stallman, inks by John Giunta. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #101
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 101
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • 1" spine split from top through cover and multiple wraps.
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    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom of comic.

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Stories by Joe Millard, Robert Bernstein and unknown. Art by Dick Dillin, Sam Citron and unknown. Featuring Blackhawk in: "General Steel" with story by Joe Millard; "Satan's Paymaster" with story by Millard; and "The Lost Island" with story by Robert Bernstein and pencils by Dick Dillin. Plus: Back-up story "The Incredible Exploits of Baron Von Richtofen" with art by Sam Citron. And: 1-page text story "Escape At Dawn," reprinted from GI Combat (1952) #13. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 91

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  • Vol. 4 #6
    Bold Magazine (1954 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 4 #6

    Volume 4, Issue 6 - June 1956. 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 #57
    Boy Loves Girl (1952) 57

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    Cover by Pete Morisi? (Cover also includes an inset photo of Stan Kenton.) Stories by unknown. Art by Ann Brewster, Pete Morisi, Bob Globerman and unknown. More thrilling than TV! More exciting than a movie! Stan Kenton tells the story..."Divided Heart"! Also featuring: "Wishing Star"; "I Laughed At Love"; and "Nobody Loves A Fat Man"! Plus: Text piece "Did You Need Advice?" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 6
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    • Moderate professional restoration
    • Paper: Slightly britle
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Restoration includes: moderate amount of color touch on cover, piece added to cover, cover re-glossed.
    • Label #0146754001

    Cover by Irv Novick. "The Battle of the Kites," script by Bob Haney, art by Joe Kubert; The Sheriff of Nottingham lures Robin Hood into a trap using a trained boar, and brings him to Prince John's castle; Robin manages to escape, but notices King Richard's kerchief waving out of one of the towers, the prince has imprisoned his own brother inside his castle! "The Battle of the Pyramid," script by Bill Finger, art by Russ Heath; Marcus is chosen by the queen of the Nile to guard the banner atop the great pyramid that signifies peace between her people and the desert tribes; But when a blow to the head renders him unconscious, he awakens to find the banner gone. The Trojan Horse article by Jack Miller, art by Raymond Perry. "The Hooded Terror," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Irv Novick; As the Silent Knight, Brian Kent travels into the Forest Perilous to defeat a pair of bandits wearing hoods, forcing people to let go of their hard-earned coin to pass; Though caught in a snare, the Silent Knight still manages to defeat the two hooded ones while suspended. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
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    A racy pageant of peppy cartoons, girls, and giggles. 98 pgs, B&W. 5 1/2" x 7 1/2". Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 54 #6
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  • Vol. 12 #1
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  • Issue #71
    Buzzy (1944) 71
    Tags: Archie
    Published Jun 1956 by DC.

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  • Issue #13
    Captain Steve Savage (1954-1956 2nd Series) 13

    Art by Mort Lawrence and others. Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Tales of adventure and espionage from the Cold War featuring ace pilot Steve Savage. Steve appears to enemies as the pilot of a ghost-plane after his jet is apparently shot down; Savage volunteers to take on a highly-armored experimental Soviet jet. The Ghost Ship; Red Mystery Jet. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #6
    Carnival (1955 Show Magazine) Vol. 2 #6

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  • Issue #45
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 45

    The well-meaning but misunderstood Casper becomes one of Harvey Comics' best-known stars. Everyone wishes that the weather was different, so the Weatherman tries to please them all. But that just makes things worse. Casper convinces the Weatherman that moderation is best. Casper the Friendly Ghost; Weather or Not; Wendy; A Shady Deal; Not a Shadow of a Doubt; Brief Adventure; Spooky: Threes a Crowd. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #36
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Magazine Vol. 4 #36

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  • Vol. 11 #11
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  • Issue #31
    Cisco Kid (1951 Dell) 31
    Published Jun 1956 by Dell.

    Painted Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by Bob Jenney. Featuring the tales "Rails across the Range" and "Mister Cat-Eye," plus an untitled story on the back cover! Also: an untitled Pedro story; 1-page text story "Desert Cache"; Mining Towns of the Old West filler "Tombstone" on the inside back cover! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #527
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 527

    The Golden-Haired Giant Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #527
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 527

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    The Golden-Haired Giant. NOTE: We do not currently differentiate between HRN 576 copies and other HRN #'s of Classics Illustrated Junior reprints. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #132
    Classics Illustrated Special (1955) 132

    "The Story of America." Part Lou Cameron art. Issue #132A in indicia. Cover price $0.35.