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Comic books July 1956

  • 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. 131 #1
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Vol. 131 #1
  • 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 #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 #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 #23
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 23
  • Issue #51
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 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 #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 #6
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 6
  • 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.

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

    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 #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.
    • 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.

  • Issue #101
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 101

    Painted cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "Dick Tracy Solves the Case of the Homing Pidgeons," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy and Sam use tear gas to drive Open-Mind Monty from his greenhouse hideaway; Tracy reveals that Monty's knife in the skull is nothing more than clever make-up; Meanwhile, B. O. Plenty buys a wading pool for the kids; A torrential downpour floods B. O.'s property. "The FBI Fingerprint Bureau" America's Finest text story. "A True F.B.I. Case" article; Fingerprints are used to identify a murder victim. "The Case of the Blue Toe," art by Bob Powell; Jackie solves a murder when she notices the odd characteristics of a set of footprints. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #6
    Fantastic Universe (1953-1960 King Size/Great American) Vol. 5 #6

    July 1956. Cover by Ed Morris. Science fiction stories by Robert Silverberg, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Robert Bloch, Raymond F. Jones, Ib Melchoir, Henry Slesar, Ward Moore, and Eric Clausen. No interior illustrations. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 9 #7
    Fate Magazine (1948-Present Clark Publishing) Digest/Magazine Vol. 9 #7

    Volume 9 - Number 7, July 1956. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. This issue features The Hubbard Energy Transformer, Ancient Mysteries of Egypt, and "They Disappeared into the Unknown"! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #32
    Fiction (French Series 1953) Pulp 32

    French Edition of (The Magazine of...) Fantasy and Science Fiction. A typical issue contains original French fiction along with some American stories translated from the US magazine. Photo montage cover. Poul Anderson, John Wyndham, Philippe Curval, Ward Moore, Catherine Cliff, Jacques Sternberg, Stephen Arr. Softcover digest, 6 1/4-in. x 7 1/2-in., 128 pages, black and white (text, no illustrations).

  • Issue #76
    First Love Illustrated (1949) 76

    Stories and art by Lee Elias and Bob Powell. Harvey's entry in the romance-comic genre includes advice to readers and tales of love and heartbreak. Country housewife Ginny regrets not marrying her first love, wealthy Ed. Connie breaks up with nerdy Horace in search of a "real man," until she learns just how much of a real man Horace is. Ray and Mona want to marry, but her father's new assignment in Germany may cancel all of that. Love's Harvest; Romantic Illusion; Special Guy; Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow; Last Goodbye; My Love Was Doomed! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #7
    Focus (1951 Leading Magazine Corp.) Vol. 6 #7

    Volume 6, Issue 7 - July, 1956. 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.

  • Issue #712A
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 712A
    • 1 3/4" spine split from bottom.

    Version with ad on back cover. Indicia title is "Walt Disney's THE GREAT LOCOMOTIVE CHASE, No. 712." Photo cover of James J. Andrews (as played by Fess Parker). Facts about the Civil War raid that the main story is based on; Includes maps of where the action takes place. Walt Disney's The Great Locomotive Chase, art by John Ushler; Story concludes on inside back cover in black and white; Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents"; Based on the 1956 Walt Disney motion picture "The Great Locomotive Chase," which was based on a true event in the Civil War. Ad back cover. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #712B
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 712B

    Variant with "The General" on back cover. Indicia title is "Walt Disney's THE GREAT LOCOMOTIVE CHASE, No. 712." Photo cover of James J. Andrews (as played by Fess Parker). Facts about the Civil War raid that the main story is based on; Includes maps of where the action takes place. Walt Disney's The Great Locomotive Chase, art by John Ushler; Story concludes on inside back cover in black and white; Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents"; Based on the 1956 Walt Disney motion picture "The Great Locomotive Chase," which was based on a true event in the Civil War. Story about a locomotive used in the Civil War on back cover. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Fritzi Ritz (1948) 47
    Published Jul 1956 by United.
  • Issue #52
    Gang Busters (1948) 52
    Published Jul 1956 by DC.
    • Cover detached, 2" spine split from top.

    Cover art by Ruben Moreira. The Cop Who Lost the $80,000 Question, art by Howard Purcell. I Escaped from 100 Prisons, art by Bernard Baily. The Invisible Burglars, art by Bill Ely. The Prizefight the Fans Never Saw, art by Ruben Moreira. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    GI Combat (1952) 38
    Published Jul 1956 by DC.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION; Moderate color touch. 2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust.

    July 1956: Cover by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; "The Steel Trap," 9 pages; "Get That Tank," 6 pages (reprinted from G.I. Combat #9); "Invasion Drive," 7 pages; "Incident in a Storm," 1 page text story; "Private Longhorse Attacks," 6 pages (reprinted from G.I. Combat #8"). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Glamorous Romances (1949) 89

    Photo cover. Contains original and reprinted material as noted. In order of appearance: "Blind to Her Game" reprinted from Love Experiences (1949) #11; "No Arms to Hold Me"; "Rebellious Bride" reprinted from Ten Story Love Vol. 29 (1951) #4; and "That Little White Lie" reprinted from Real Love (1949-56 Ace) #47. "Glamorizing Yourself: "Be Provocative, How to Handle a Romance, Don't Talk Too Much, Just Because You Love Him..., In Order to Hold Him..., Stay as Sweet as You Are..." text article reprinted from "For a More Glamorous You!" in Real Life Secrets (1949) #1, "Your Charm Guide..." in Glamorous Romances (1949) #63 and Love at First Sight (1949) #21, and from "Be Smart About Love..." in Ten Story Love Vol. 35 (1955) #1. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • 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 #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.

  • 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.

  • Issue #1
    Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners (1956) 1
    • Cover detached, edge chew.
  • 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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.05) will be charged at checkout.
    • 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.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.67) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Manufacturing error- staples misplaced, readability of second half of book slightly affected.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
  • 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
    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 #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.