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Comic books July 1956

  • Issue #9
    Homer the Happy Ghost (1955 Atlas) 9

    "Look, gang! Let's all go to the game!"; Zelda and the boys go to a baseball game but she keeps interfering with the plays with her witchcraft. "Homer, little Annie just called..."; Everyone gets the same birthday present for Annie - a back scratcher! "Homer, look what I got for my birthday!"; Melvin shows Homer his new magic set, which naturally causes problems. "Where are you going, Homer?"; Homer goes bear hunting, but the bear nearly wins. Scripts by Stan Lee, art by Dan DeCarlo. The Story-Teller text story. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #115
    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 115

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  • Issue #52
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 52

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    "The Man with the Golden Shoes" (art by Al McWilliams?) "The Day I Floated Through the Air" (art by Mort Meskin), "The House of 100 Dreams," and "The Man Who Lost His Shadow." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    I Love Lucy (1954 Dell) 11

    Lucy stars in "Cover Girl," "A Hair-Raising Experience," and "Star Role." Cyrus Shy back-up, "Bridge to Fame." Five photos from the TV show on the inside front cover. Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 17 #2
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  • Vol. 3 #4
    Imaginative Tales (1954-1958 Greenleaf Publishing) Vol. 3 #4

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    July 1956. Cover by Lloyd Rognan. Science fiction stories: "Thunder World" by Edmond Hamilton, "Field Trip" by Darius John Granger, "The Man without a Planet" by Adam Chase, "Space Traveler's Revenge" by Ivar Jorgensen, "Flight of the Ark II" by Alexander Blade, and "Jason and the Maker" by Paul W. Fairman. Illustrations by Luther Sheffy, W. E. Terry, Bill Reid, Frank Kelly Freas, Stan Fine, and Warren Yancy. 5-3/8 in. x 7-1/8 in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #23
    Indian Chief (1951) 23
    Published Jul 1956 by Dell.

    "Sweet Fern, Mosquito Repellent of the Woodland Indians" article by Red Thundercloud (of the Catawba Nation). "Indian Chief White Eagle: Journey to the Sun," art by John Daly; White Eagle is tricked into attending a meeting of many Chiefs, hosted by Chief Dark Wing of the Creek; Dark Wing intends to force them to declare obedience to him. "Blue Wampum meets the English" text story by Red Thundercloud (of the Catawba Nation), art by John Daly. "Red Wing, Son of the Chief: Traitor in the Camp," art by John Daly; A Taos boy pretends injury to gain entrance to the Navaho camp and learn the best way for his people to attack. "War Shields" article. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 34 #7
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  • Issue #1
    Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners (1956) 1
    • Cover detached, edge chew.
  • Issue #12
    Jann of the Jungle (1955) 12

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    "Revolt of the Tribes!", script by Don Rico, pencils by Jay Scott Pike; Jann prevents the drugging of the Makasis and thwarts the plans of their chief Kabubi and his ally, Paulo the smuggler. "Elephant's Laugh" text story. "The Lost Safari!", script by Don Rico, art by Jay Scott Pike; Jann shows a hunter that the animals of the jungle can be his friends. "The Swamp Peril!", script by Don Rico, pencils by Jay Scott Pike; A trophy hunter proves his bravery to himself when he rescues Cliff from a crocodile. "Fang vs. Fury!", script by Don Rico, art by Syd Shores; A male lion challenges a lioness and is allowed, by her, to adopt her and her family as his own. "Danger Trail!", script by Don Rico, pencils by Jay Scott Pike; A pair of childless gorillas adopt a human boy and protect him from a lion attack. Jann returns the boy to his father. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Jesse James (1950 Avon) 28

    Art by John Rosenberger and others. Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. True tales (some slightly embellished) of Old West outlaws, focusing on the James brothers and other real-life figures from history. A circus poster inspires Jesse to attempt a daring escape from a posse; A Union soldier runs afoul of the infamous Quantrell and his quest for a gold mine. The Ambush at Arapahoe Pass!; The Wooden Circle!; Quantrell's Raiders. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Jim Dandy (1956) 2
    • Oxidation. Water damage.

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Charles Biro and others. The adventures of a boy who has an invisible alien pal. Jim's pals Dash and Snacks sneak into his basement to find the secret of his new superpowers. Jim wants to win the games at the 4th of July picnic without Cup's help. Bammy Boozle takes his medicine show on the road, but first he must get his makeshift travel trailer roadworthy. Could Stranger Things Happen?; Down to the Last Bean; Public Enemy Number X-0; Seein' Is Believin'; Funny Boners; Bammy Boozle and His Wonderful Tricks!; Shorty Shiner: The Big Brave Hunter. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 36
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0962565003

    Cover by Bill Everett. "I, the Pharaoh," script by Carl Wessler, art by Joe Sinnott; This story starts in the present and depicts a man dreaming that he is a Pharaoh and ends in the past with the Pharaoh recovering from a delusion where he thought he was a man from 1956. "He Hides Among Us," script by Carl Wessler, art by Herb Familton; A doctor raises a Martian child among humans as an experiment; When a young man breaks several athletic records, his rival for the affection of a young girl digs through the doctor's records attempting to prove his suspicions regarding alien origin. "The Floating City;" An architect builds a bridge that collapses but is approached by an alien who appreciates his daring and contracts him to build a suspended city in the desert. "Something Is Happening in There!," art by Carl Hubbard; A yokel thinks his neighbor has a time machine in his barn, but it's really just a new design for a car wash. "Island Mystery" text story. "The Lost Land," art by Ted Galindo. "The Beasts!," art by Paul Hodge. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Journey into Unknown Worlds (1951 2nd Series) 47
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split (taped from interior). Water damage.
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    • Manufacturing error- staples misplaced, readability of second half of book slightly affected.
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    • Cover detached at one staple.
  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st Printing.

  • Issue #1N-1ST
    Jungle Doctor Hunts Big Game HC (1956 Paternoster Press) 1N-1ST

    2nd and later Printings. No dust jacket.

  • Issue #82
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 82

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Bill Draut and Marvin Stein. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. G-men pursue a gang that knocks over armored cars and steals payrolls. A cop goes undercover at a lumber camp to find a robbery gang. A circus clown who witnesses a robbery becomes a target, and not just of custard pies. The Payroll Pirates!; Fatal Error!; Doomsday!; Fraud; Closeups; Face to Face! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Katy Keene (1949-61) 29

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  • Issue #62
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 62

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  • Issue #29
    Lassie (1950) 29
    • 4" Cumulative spine split (chew).
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split (chew).

    Painted cover art by Morris Gollub. A brief history and description of the dalmation. The Sea Devil, art by Ralph Mayo; In Colombia Rocky and Gerry, with Lassie, decide to help Buff Saunders, an old friend, find an old foundered Spanish treasure ship. The Green Flame; Rocky and Gerry, with Lassie, travel to a Colombian emerald mine that apparently is exhausted. Reina The Black Panther, art by Jack Abel; A hunter and his son Mateo want to kill Reina for her hide, but then stop because she is defending her cubs. The Race For Life; Rocky and Gerry, with Lassie, go to Quito in Ecuador for the inauguration of a new railroad line where Vernal, the chief engineer, has a dispute with Arbolon, a worker. Ad for Tom and Jerry Summer Fun #3. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 76
    • Cover detached at one staple. 3" cumulative spine split.

    "Kissing Cousin"; Archie catches Reggie kissing Veronica; When confronted, Veronica declares herself to be her French cousin. "By Design"; Wilbur gets good marks in art by copying the screen patterns on their broken television set. Archie Annual #8 ad. "Chubby Chuckles Dream Cars"; Chubby has a dream of all the unique cars he would design for he and Katy Keene. "Beat It!"; Reggie picks the wrong place to hide when his mother is beating rugs over a clothesline. "Flower Girl"; Betty gets Archie to play "she loves me, she loves me not" with the petals of a daisy. "Trying for Sighs"; Betty buys a dozen lipsticks on sale for 10 cents each. "Mind Over Platter!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Merry tells Hap he needs to lose some weight; Hap doesn't believe her until he can't fit into his old Army uniform. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Little Dot (1953 1st Series) 18

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  • Issue #33
    Little Iodine (1950) 33
    Published Jul 1956 by Dell.

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  • Issue #5
    Little Lotta (1955 1st Series) 5

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    One-page Little Lotta story. "Hunger Pains"; Red won't allow girls into his club house, so Lotta and Dot sway him and his pals by cooking food right outside the club house window. One-page Bobbie the Babysitter story. One-page Jerry the Jinx story. "Tree-Mendous"; After reading about Paul Bunyan, Lotta dreams that she is a lumberjack. "I'll Be Sea-ing You"; Gerald invites Lotta to sail with him in a sailboat race; At first Lotta makes a number of mistakes which result in Gerald falling out of the boat, but her ingenuity helps them win the race. "Jest For Fun" text story. "Not So Sweet" text story. "Pleasure Hunt"; Reggie tries to trick Richie and his pals by creating a fake treasure map, but Richie sees Reggie watching them and turns the tables on him once again. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 97

    Cover art by Irving Tripp. Fiddle Faddle; Tubby leaves his violin with Lulu and she plays it. Buried Treasure; Alvin is digging for buried treasure at the beach. Ol' Witch Hazel and the Part-Time Monkeys; Lulu tells Alvin about when Itch turns the poor little girl into a monkey. Trapped; Tubby has to buy Janie a soda, but he has no money. All scripts by John Stanley, art by Irving Tripp. One-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 97
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Don Spaulding. The New Commandant, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A bandit impersonates Major Tom Nelson at an Army fort in order to steal a shipment of gold. The War Vision, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Chief Red Fox has a vision that his warriors will defeat 150 troopers at Timber Pass. Huron Ambush, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck are traveling with a group of Iroquois Indians. Chief Wolf Slayer and Young Hawk fight off a band of Hurons. Color promo for Dells Hi-Yo Silver comic. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Lone Ranger's Companion Tonto (1951) 23

    Painted cover art by Don Spaulding. "The Contest," art by Alberto Giolitti; Tonto recalls to Stone Bear how he asked Little Hand, a scholarly sort, to partner in the contest; They lose the first two parts because Little Hand is no good at sports, then win another because Little Hand's store of knowledge gives them an edge; Shoot-the-rapids is next. "The Painted Pony and the Guardian of the Flock," art by Alberto Giolitti; Paint grazes the sheep's pasture, the sheep dog braces him, is rebuked; Next morning Paint fails to befriend the dog, goes off, scents a wolf pack, lures the unfriendly dog to the scent, they fight off the wolves together, make friends. "Crossing the River" text story, art by Tom Gill. "Hidden Rifles," art by Alberto Giolitti; Tonto is pressed into labor by bandits who stole Army rifles to sell to the Indians; He finds a way to warn the cavalry patrol, then blows up the stolen barrel of gunpowder. "The Renegade," art by Alberto Giolitti; Tonto saves Ralph from gunmen, he joins tribe because he can't get the law's justice from the horse rustlers; Tonto teaches him not to be a vigilante, and with the marshal's help he recovers his herd and they capture the rustlers. "Baskets that Carried Cider" text story by Red Thunder Cloud, art by Mike Roy. Face Painting article. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Lone Ranger's Famous Horse Hi-Yo Silver (1952) 19

    "How Silver Treed Neenay," "The Prowler of the Heights," and "Silver's Long Run." Midnight untitled baqck-up story. One-page text story, "Yegua." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #177
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 177
    • Staple rust with migration.
  • Issue #20
    Lorna the Jungle Queen (1953) 20
    • 4" cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.
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  • Issue #49
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    "Mistaken Promise," "By-Line to Happiness," "No Boy Could Date Me," and "Target For Heartbreak." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Love Romances (1949) 64

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    Cover inks by Vince Colletta. Edited by Stan Lee. Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Giordano?, Jay Scott Pike, Tom Scheuer, John Tartaglione, Vince Colletta and unknown. Featuring: "Beauty Contest"; "To Have Loved...And Lost!"; "I Want to Get Married"; "My Lonesome Nights"; and "Suddenly I'm In Love"! Plus: 2-page text story "The Crossroads"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Love Secrets (1953 Quality) 54

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  • Vol. 11 #1
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 11 #1

    Volume 11, Issue 1 - July 1956. Cover by Chesley Bonestell. Fantasy and science fiction stories featuring "The Dying Night" by Isaac Asimov, and stories by Arthur C. Clarke, Robert Abernathy, J. Francis McComas, and Idris Seabright. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 6 #7
    Male (1950-1981 Male Publishing Corp.) Vol. 6 #7

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    Volume 6, Issue 7 - July 1956. Adventure stories, articles and nude photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 98 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 5 #1
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    Volume 5, Issue 1 - July 1956. Men's interest magazine focusing on celebrity gossip and pin-up models. 4-in. x 6-in., 64 pages, B&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 2 #2
    Man's Conquest (1955-1972 Hanro Corp.) Vol. 2 #2

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  • Vol. 4 #4
    Man's Life (1952-1961 Crestwood) 1st Series Vol. 4 #4

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  • Vol. 4 #6
    Man's Magazine (1952-1976) Vol. 4 #6

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  • Vol. 5 #3
    Man's Way (1956-1957) Vol. 5 #3
    Published Jul 1956 by UNKNOWN.

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  • Vol. 2 #4
    Man's World Magazine (1955-1978 Medalion) 2nd Series Vol. 2 #4

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  • Vol. 4 #7
    Manhunt (1953-1967 Eagle Publications) Vol. 4 #7

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  • Vol. 1 #1
    Mantrap (1956 Eagle Publications) Pulp Vol. 1 #1

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  • Issue #17
    Marge's Tubby (1953) 17
  • Issue #62
    Marmaduke Mouse (1946 Quality) 62
  • Issue #148
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 148

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    "Where Did They Go," "The Many Worlds of Henry Adams," "The Hollow Suit" (art by George Roussos), "Earthquake" (art by Bill Everett), Scared Away," "The Despot," and a two-page text story, "The Clock." Everett cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #151
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  • Issue #152
    Marvelman (1954) UK 152

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  • Issue #153
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  • Issue #154
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