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Comic books July 1956

  • Issue #7
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    Published Jul 1956 by 7-UP.

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  • Vol. 1 #4
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  • Issue #218
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 218
    Published Jul 1956 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1264900001

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Super-Ape from Krypton," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Shir Kahn sends Kryptonian apes into space to test his rocket, but is too late to escape himself; Super Ape lands on Earth and is raised by apes in the jungle until discovered by Superman. "The Strange Jungle Jinx" starring Janu the Jungle Boy, Congo Bill, Chota the Chimp, Jim Bell, Fred Troy, and Leonard Starr. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #1
    Action-Packed Western (1954-1958 Columbia) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 3 #1

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  • Vol. 131 #1
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Vol. 131 #1
  • Issue #226
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 226

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy's Flying Rivals, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; A bunch of statues from a mythology exhibit seem to have flown off under their own power. The Showoff of the Seven Seas starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Jerry the Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Scarlet Bowmen, art by George Papp; Green Arrow and Speedy impersonate the Scarlet Bowmen of Belgravia. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Adventure into Mystery (1956) 2
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    • Tape on inside front cover.
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    Cover art by Sol Brodsky. The Straw Man, art by Mac L. Pakula; When a gaseous alien sees a scarecrow, it mistakes it for an example of Earth's dominant life form, and tries to possess it; A tramp sees the scarecrow moving and drops his cigarette in the hay from shock; The fire burns up the scarecrow and the alien leaves Earth, removing the threat. The Man Who Saw the Saucer, art by Bob McCarty; A man perpetrates a hoax about a flying saucer landing and him being contacted by the aliens. A Woman Screamed, pencils by Ross Andru. The Betrayer!, art by Bill Benulis; A man travels into the past and gains a great deal of wealth through war profiteering. The Man on the Thirteenth Floor! Among Those Missing!, art by Manny Stallman. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 74

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    "The Enchanted Toolshed," "The Deserted City," and "The Gypsies." Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by John Rosenberger, Harry Lazarus, Kurt Schaffenberger, and Ogden Whitney. 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 #30
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 30

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    Written by Cal Howard. Art and Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis star in a 3-part untitled magician's tale! Plus: Broadway Ha-Lights untitled reprint 1-pager by Harry Lampert; Varsity Vic untitled reprint 2-pager by Henry Boltinoff; and Betty untitled half-pager. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 1
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1566280019
  • Issue #35
    All American Men of War (1952) 35
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
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    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Irv Novick, Bob Haney, Mort Meskin, Bill Finger, Bob Forgione, Jack Abel, Dave Wood, 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.

  • Issue #89
    All Star Western (1951) 89
    Published Jul 1956 by DC.

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    Edited by Julius Schwartz. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, France Edward Herron, Jerry Grandenetti, John Broome, Howard Sherman, and Gil Kane. 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.

  • Vol. 30 #7
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 30 #7

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  • Issue #34
    Andy Panda (1953 Dell) 34

    Walter Lantz' Andy Panda. Cover by Harvey Eisenberg. Stories by Don R. Christensen and various. Art by Phil de Lara, John Carey and Vivie Risto. Featuring the tales "The Paupered Prince" and "Blackjack Brodie," plus three untitled 1-page stories! Starring Andy Panda, Charlie Chicken, Prince Piro and Buzz Buzzard! Also: Chilly Willy in "Water boy"! Starring Chilly Willy, Bully Bear (villain) and Waldo Whale! And: Woody Woodpecker in the 1-page text story "The Master Builders"! Starring Woody Woodpecker, Splinter and Knothead! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Annie Oakley and Tagg (1955 Dell) 8

    Gail Davis [as Annie Oakley] photo cover. The Ambushers, art by Dan Spiegle; Annie, Tagg and deputy Lofty Craig find trouble when there's a sudden gold strike in their territory. Trickery at Tyler Point, art by John Ushler. Double Error, art by Dan Spiegle; Annie's rescuer turns out to be the thief she and her nephew and deputy have been chasing. A little detective work and her famous sharpshooting highlight this cowgirl's stories. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 25

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    "Ham on Wry," pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Samm Schwartz; Veronica is so desperate to win the lead in the school play and impress a visiting Hollywood talent scout that she'll even put up with Jughead as director. "S'no Foolin'", pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Samm Schwartz; Archie asks Betty about the south pole. "Sorry Soprano," art by Bob Bolling; Another student tires of Veronica's domination of the talent contest and works to sabotage her act. "Dollars and Sense," art by George Frese; Veronica tries to sabotage Betty's dinner date with Archie by feeding him a huge meal ahead of time. "A Rival Time," art by Tom Moore; Betty pumps Archie for information on who he was out with. "Mrroww," script and pencils by Bill Woggon, inks by Cassie Bill; Gloria pays Katy a left-handed compliment at the zoo. "Call of the Wild," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Joe Edwards; Archie tries out his new duck call. Gals 'n' Gags text story. "A Little Son Shine," script and pencils by Joe Edwards; Mr. Lodge tricks Veronica into dressing up for a guest. "Trance Acquaintance," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Betty gets the idea of hypnotizing Archie into loving her, but ends up hypnotizing Moose instead. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #23
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 23
  • Vol. 343 #1
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 343 #1

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  • Issue #51
    Astonishing (1951) 51

    Cover by Bill Everett. "The Mutant!", art by Robert Q. Sale; A man thinks that he was born different, a mutant, and thus is very isolated even though his great intellect has vastly benefited humanity; An alien thought projection reveals itself to him and informs him that he is not in fact a mutant, but rather was given his advanced intellect to benefit mankind on the cusp of joining the galactic federation of planets; The alien offers him the choice of returning to his home planet where he will be among equals, or of living the remainder of his days as a normal human. "I Flew In A Flying Saucer!", art by Ed Winiarski. "I, The Wizard," art by Paul Reinman. "The Perilous Paintings," art by Kurt Schaffenberger. "Old Yurie" text story. "Spaceship," art by Mort Meskin. "Blackout!", art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 57 #5
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 57 #5

    July 1956 - Volume 57, Issue 5 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories: "Critical Difference" by Murray Leinster, "Machine Complax" by Randall Garrett, "A Little Thing for the House" by F.L. Wallace, "Wild Modesty" by Allen Lang and "Tomb Tapper" by James Blish. Illustrations by Emsh, Freas, and Van Dongen. Article on Jupiter. Short reviews of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Return of the King" and William Golding's "Lord of the Flies." Cover by Van Dongen. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #71
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 71

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  • Issue #47
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 47
    Published Jul 1956 by Atlas.

    "Captain Karn's Desperate Decision!" (art by Gene Colan?), "Where Freedom Begins" (art by Vic Carrabotta), "No Man's Land," "The Volunteer!" (art by Joe Orlando), "Battle Orders" (art by Dave Berg), and a two-page text story, "The Long Wait." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Battle Ground (1954) 12
    Published Jul 1956 by Atlas.
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing 2 pages, affects art and story.

    "Firepower" (art by John Severin), "None But the Brave" (art by Mort Drucker), "The Last Charge" (art by Tony Mortellaro), "The Tiger of North Korea" (art by Bill Benulis), "The Island That Couldn't Be Taken" (art by Gene Colan), and a two-page text story, "The Last Stand." Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 41

    "The Man in the Iron Monster" (art by Cal Massey), "Freedom Escort," "Mass Attack," "The Field of Battle" (art by Gray Morrow), "Rear Guard Action," and a two-page text story, "Big Push." Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #105
    Bedtime Laughs (1956) 105
    Published Jul 1956 by Lion.

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    Bedtime Laughs (1956) edited by Paul Steiner, is a paperback book published by Lion Library and edited by Paul Steiner. Bedtime Laughs is primarily text gags and grins for the untamed heart with some illustrated cartoons. 192 pages, color cover with black and white illustrations in the interior, 4-in x 7-in. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #6
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 6

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  • Issue #102
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 102
    • Oxidation.

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Stories by Joe Millard, Robert Bernstein and unknown. Art by Dick Dillin, Chuck Cuidera and Sam Citron. Featuring Blackhawk in: "Master of Mankind" by Joe Millard, Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera; "The Doom Cloud" by Millard, Dillin and Cuidera; "The Red Professor's Secret" by Robert Bernstein, Dillin and Cuidera; and 1-page text story "Intercepted Peril," reprinted (and retitled) from Modern Comics (1945) #95. Plus: Back-up story "Critical Target" by Bernstein and Sam Citron. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #92
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 92

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  • Vol. 5 #1
    Bold Magazine (1954 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 5 #1

    Volume 5, Issue 1 - July 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 #49
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 49

    Bugs Bunny in "The Lair of Santiago," "The Tidbit Tooter," and "The Weasel Walloper." Issue also has one-page gag strips, one-page text feature "The Henpecked Ventriloquist," and Tweety and Sylvester in "Monkeying Around." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
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    Edited by Betty Sears. Featuring some comic content. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 122 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 2 #7
    Carnival (1955 Show Magazine) Vol. 2 #7

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  • Issue #46
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 46
  • Vol. 4 #37
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Vol. 4 #37

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  • Vol. 2 #4
    Challenge for Men (1955-1959 Almat) Vol. 2 #4

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  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 133 The Time Machine (1956) 1

    The Time Machine, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. Art by Lou Cameron. (HRN 132, with 7/56 date). The time traveler invents a machine which propels him 800,000 years into the future. When he arrives, it is with great doubts and fears. He wonders what the men of the future are like, and how they will treat him. He soon learns what 800,000 years of struggle has done to mankind. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2
    Classics Illustrated 133 The Time Machine (1956) 2

    The Time Machine, 2nd Printing, Painted Cover. Art by Lou Cameron. (HRN 142). The time traveler invents a machine which propels him 800,000 years into the future. When he arrives, it is with great doubts and fears. He wonders what the men of the future are like, and how they will treat him. He soon learns what 800,000 years of struggle has done to mankind. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Classics Illustrated 133 The Time Machine (1956) 3

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    The Time Machine, 3rd Printing, Painted Cover. Art by Lou Cameron. (HRN 152). The time traveler invents a machine which propels him 800,000 years into the future. When he arrives, it is with great doubts and fears. He wonders what the men of the future are like, and how they will treat him. He soon learns what 800,000 years of struggle has done to mankind. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    Classics Illustrated 133 The Time Machine (1956) 5

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    The Time Machine, 5th Printing, Painted Cover. Art by Lou Cameron. (HRN 167). The time traveler invents a machine which propels him 800,000 years into the future. When he arrives, it is with great doubts and fears. He wonders what the men of the future are like, and how they will treat him. He soon learns what 800,000 years of struggle has done to mankind. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #528
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 528

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    Painted cover art by Dik Browne. "The Penny Prince," script by Hans Christian Andersen (adapted from his original story), art by Tom Hickey; The Penny Prince disguises himself as a swineherd and woos the Emperor's daughter with magical gifts. "The Two Goats," script by Aesop (adapted from his original story), art by William A. Walsh; Two goats meet at the center of a bridge, fight, and fall into the river. "Three Little Kittens," art by Alex A. Blum; Nursery rhyme about three kittens, their mittens, and a pie. Article on The Rabbit, art by William A. Walsh. Color This Picture With Crayons page, art by Tom Hickey. The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #528
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 528

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

  • Issue #3
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    Photo cover. Contains original and reprinted material as noted. In order of appearance: "Ten Days to Heartbreak"; "Man-Hater!" reprinted from Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #43; "Easy to Love Him"; and "Not Worthy of Her Love" reprinted from Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #40. "For a More Glamorous You: How to Meet Boys..." text article reprinted from "Help Yourself to Allure..." in Love Experiences (1949) #27, and partially reprinted from "Help Yourself to Allure..." in Love Experiences (1949) #4, "The Charm Corner..." in Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #38, "Glamorizing Yourself..." in Glamorous Romances (1949) #56, "Your Charm Guide..." in Love at First Sight (1949) #23, "For a Desirable You..." in Ten Story Love Vol. 32 (1953) #6, "Hints for Beauty..." in Ten Story Love Vol. 33 (1954) #1, "Your Charm Guide..." in Love Experiences (1949) #23, and "The Charm Corner..." in Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #71. Indicia states "Volume XXXII, Number 3, #190". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Dagwood (1953) Australian Series 41

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    Australian reprint series.

  • Issue #67
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 67

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  • Issue #53
    Date with Judy (1947) 53
    Published Jul 1956 by DC.

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    Cover art by Graham Place. "Man from Mars!", art by Graham Place; Oogie's weird costume gets the police involved when people think there is a Martian invasion. Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners house ad. "An Eye for Beauty!", art by Graham Place; Judy decides it was a bad idea for her girls' club to have asked Oogie to judge their beauty contest. "Binky Presents Pioneers of 1976!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer; Binky gets the kids to see that they too might be able to make important scientific discoveries in the future. "Blind Date!", art by Graham Place; Oogie is jealous when Judy shows an interest in his friend Darrel. "Boy Wanted!"; Freddie gets in trouble when Liz wants him to hold her new pocketbook. "Due Process of Judy" text story. "Mind over Matter!", art by Graham Place; Judy tells Oogie that he has to concentrate on what he wants in order to make it happen, but he gets carried away. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Dear Heart (1956) 15
    Published Jul 1956 by Ajax.

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    Stories by unknown. Art and Cover by Iger Shop. What she wouldn't give to have a fellow, too, and be one of the gang...instead of driving them on their hayride! Don't miss..."Why Must I Be Different?" Also featuring: "My Television Sweetheart!"; "The Heart Beyond Reach!"; and "To Be...or Not to Be...His Girl?" Plus: "Dear Mildred Norton" advice column. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Dell Giant Tom and Jerry Summer Fun (1954) 3

    Dell Giant: Tom and Jerry's Summer Fun #3 (July 1956). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #15
    Dell Giant Western Roundup (1952) 15

    Photo cover with Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Johnny Mack Brown, Bill Elliott, Dale Evans, and Rex Allen. Crossed Trails starring Roy Rogers and Trigger, art by Nat Edson; Roy wants to know why a local businessman in Mineral City doesn't want an ex-con to return to his ranch outside town. Sierra Raiders starring Gene Autry, art by Nicholas Firfires. The Truant Colt, script by Gaylord Du Bois. A Visit from Danger starring Dale Evans, art by Mike Arens. The Limestone Clue starring Rex Allen, art by Mike Arens. The Return of Black Dan starring Wild Bill Elliott, art by Tom Massey. Joe Meek starring The Frontiersmen, art by Tony Sgroi. The Fatal Error starring Johnny Mack Brown, art by Nat Edson. The Giant of Gold Hill starring Flying A's Range Rider, art by Tony Sgroi. 100 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Dell Junior Treasury (1955) 5

    The Wizard of Oz Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #17
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 17
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple. Oxidation. Chipping.

    Cover art by Hank Ketcham. Reprints of daily Dennis the Menace cartoons by Hank Ketcham. The Menace of the Seas, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman. Dennis' interpretation of the story "Treasure Island. Lucky Dennis starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman. The Killer-Cat text story. Dennis and... the Boy's Club, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman. Another Page for You to Color! Screamy Mimi, art by Al Wiseman; Mimi helps the airplane her grandmother is on land safely. Ruff, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman; Ruff plays baseball with the neighborhood kids. Quiet Please starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman. Cover price $0.10.