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Comic books August 1956

  • Issue #78
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    52 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #8
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    Published Aug 1956 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #219
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 219
    Published Aug 1956 by DC.
    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #2139793010
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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's Treasure Hoard," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman is accumulating incredible wealth in a cavern of his own making, but no one seems to know the reason why. "The Amazing Army of Apes," script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle; A military officer appears to go crazy and starts to think apes are his soldiers. 3/4–page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Day I Beat the Baseball Jinx," script by Jack Miller (as Jack Mason), art by Raymond Perry. "Tom Thumb Tommy Tomorrow," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Adam (1956-1996 Knight Publishing) 2nd Series Vol. 1 #1

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    Vintage men's interest magazine featuring articles, fiction stories, adult humor comics and nude pin up girls. 8" x 10.5", 66 pages, B&W. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.50.

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

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  • Issue #227
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 227
    • 1" Spine split from bottom of the comic.
    • .5" Spine split from bottom.
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    • 3" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Good Samaritan of Smallville, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Somebody in Smallville is helping people and Superboy is getting the credit for it. A Day in the Life of Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon; People In the News wants to do a show about Aquaman. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Green Arrow Mystery Cards, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 75

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    "The Lost Year of Sir Francis Drake," "Celeste, the Bewitching," and "Premonition of Disaster!" Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Kurt Schaffenberger, Harry Lazarus, Ogden Whitney, and John Rosenberger. 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 #40
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 40

    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard and Henry Boltinoff. Art by Owen Fitzgerald and Henry Boltinoff. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, plays swami in an untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: Shorty 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff. And: A Bit of Disc and Data article. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 31

    Written by unknown. Art and Cover by Bob Oksner. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis have a department store adventure in a 3-part untitled tale! Plus: Bebe untitled reprint 2-pager by Henry Boltinoff; Backstage Bits untitled reprint 2-pager by Boltinoff; and Bonny untitled 1-pager by Hy Rosen. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #130
    Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1955-1980 Pines/Dell/Gold Key) 130

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    August 1956. Has no number. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 28

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    "Four-Footed Circus Daredevil!" Rex and Danny join the circus, where they ride a motorcycle across a high-wire. When the bike stalls, Rex saves the day. Also includes: "Bobo's Amazing Jungle Gym!" (starring Detective Chimp); "Rex?Airline Detective!"; and "Canine Patrol." Script by Bob Haney and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino, inks by Bernard Sachs. Cover by Kane. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1957-1996 Webs Adv. Corp.) Restaurant Promo 2

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    Big Boy has black hair. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    All American Men of War (1952) 36

    Little Sure Shot Prototype. Edited by Whitney Ellsworth. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Dave Wood, Bob Forgione, Jack Abel, Bob Haney, Joe Kubert, and Bill Finger. Adventure tales of war and the military, including some humor—go into combat with All American Men of War! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 11 #5
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  • Vol. 30 #8
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 30 #8

    Aug 1956. Science fiction stories by Robert Silverberg, Leonard G. Spencer, Calvin Knox, Richard Greer, E.K. Jarvis, and Sam Moskowitz. Carmine Infantino illustrations. Cover by Edward Valigursky. 5-1/2 in. x 7-1/2 in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 6 #8
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  • Issue #81
    Archie (1943) 81
    • Cover oxidation.

    Stories by Tom Moore? and unknown. Art by Tom Moore? and unknown. Archie gives Betty a "dime and clip" in "Gem Dandy"! Plus: Reggie believes Jughead is girl crazy in the half-pager "Like A Fox"; Archie and Reggie are going spear fishing, while Jughead remains on the pier in "The Wrong Spear-It!"; Midge tells Big Moose to count to ten before he loses his temper in "Lost And Pound"; they have real tasty dishes at the drive-in the Reggie half-pager "Chow Chuckle" by Tom Moore?; Mr Lodge likes to go diving and thinks that he's an expert in the 1-pager "Lookouts Below"; Archie tells Betty that he gets sleepy in a warm room, so she turns the thermostat up to 90 in "Kiss-Spoof!"; Mr Lodge thinks he sees a sea monster in the 1-pager "See Monster!"; and Archie invites Veronica to the dance, and then hears he has to know how to dance the Mambo in "Ankles Away"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 343 #2
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 343 #2

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  • Vol. 8 #2
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    Volume 8, Issue 2 - August, 1956. Art Photography Magazine was a men's interest publication produced from July, 1949 to December, 1958 that focused heavily on photographing the nude female form, as well as a fair amount of "cheesecake" pin-up style photography. Included are articles on how to take better photographs, product reviews of different photography equipment, and diving deeper into what makes photography a legitimate form of art. 8.5" x 10.5", 50 pages, B&W. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #52
    Astonishing (1951 Marvel/Atlas) 52

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    Cover by Carl Burgos. "The Man in the Sky!", art by Bernard Baily; A conman changes his ways after he experiences a miracle while trying to pull a scam faking walking on air while the help of a helicopter hidden behind a man-made cloud and wires; A man looking out of a window loses his balance and falls and so the conman tells his partner in the helicopter to bring him up so that he can catch the falling bystander; He leaps into the air and saves the man, but when he returns them both safely to the ground, his helicopter accomplice tells him that he hadn't had time to hook up the wire yet. "Those Who Vanish!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Gray Morrow. "Needle in a Haystack," script by Carl Wessler, art by Lou Morales. "The Edge of the Cliff," art by Bill Walton. "Ride to the Future" text story. "No Such Animal," art by Harry Lazarus. "The Peace-Monger," art by Paul Reinman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 12 #8
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  • Vol. 57 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 57 #6

    August 1956 - Volume 57, Issue 6 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories: "The PromisedLand" by Robert Randall, "Witches Must Burn" by James E. Gunn, "The Far Look" by Theodore L. Thomas, "There's No Fool" by David Gordon, "Top Secret" by Eric Frank Russell and "Middleman" by John A. Sentry. Illustrations by Emsh, Freas, and Van Dongen. Article on Jupiter. Short review of Robert E. Howard's and L. Sprague de Camp's "Tales of Conan" (the Gnome Press Edition). Cover by Emsh. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #72
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 72
  • Issue #101
    Batman (1940) 101
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1956 by DC.
    • 3/4" spine split, cover oxidation.

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Vanished Batman," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Stan Kaye; Gotham City is shocked to see Robin drive up to Police HQ one day in a Robinmobile, but he refuses to comment on the disappearance of his long-time partner in crime-fighting. The Case of the Careless Camper! public service announcement with Peter Porkchops. "The Six Strangest Sleuths," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; When crooks rob the box office at a Vaudeville performers performance, Batman enlists the aid of six former vaudevillians to help track them down. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Two-Wheeled Lawmen article by Jack Miller. Half-page Little Orvil story. "The Great Bat-Cape Hunt!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman loses his cape and cowl on a windy day in Gotham City, but, realizing it has his secret identity sewn into it, he makes every effort to retrieve it before crooks do. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Battle Action (1952) 24
    Published Aug 1956 by Atlas.

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    "Our Platoon is Trapped!" (art by Gene Colan?), "No Surrender," "The Stalkers!" (art by Don Heck), "The Tyrant!" (art by Cal Massey), "The Fight For Freedom!" (art by Chuck Miller), and a two-page text story, "Intruder." Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #25
    Battle Cry Magazine (1955 Stanley Publications) Vol. 1 #25

    Volume 1, Issue 25 - August 1956. Cover by Clarence Doore. Men's magazine with a focus on military and war articles, fitness, and girls! "Those Red Hot Red Cross Girls."8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 74 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #941
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  • Issue #942
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  • Issue #943
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  • Issue #944
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  • Vol. 1 #10
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  • Issue #29
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  • Issue #30
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  • Issue #31
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  • Issue #32
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  • Issue #194
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  • Issue #40
    Big Town (1951) 40

    Based on the TV and radio show of the same name, Big Town lasted 50 issues. This installment includes the following: "Steve Wilson's Dangerous Day!" (Steve tells his staff, via flashbacks, what it takes to be a good reporter); "The House of Strange Secrets"; and "The Casebook of Unsolved Mysteries!" Scripts John Broom and Frances E. Heron, pencils by Manny Stallman, inks by John Giunta. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Black Fury (1956 Charlton) 6

    Black Fury the Wonder Horse in "Lobos on the Prowl," "The Lame and the Swift," and "Timberline Terror." Ballyhoo Barney back-up story, "The Death Ride." Dick Giordano cover pencils, Vince Alascia cover inks. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #103
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 103
    • Water spots.

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Stories by Robert Bernstein, Joe Millard and unknown. Art by Dick Dillin, Chuck Cuidera and Sam Citron. In the catacombs of a volcanic island, the Blackhawks stumble upon a deposed Nazi leader and his native horde! Don't miss..."The Super Race" by Robert Bernstein, Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Blackhawk is also featured in "The Man Who Stole Tomorrow" by Joe Millard, Dillin and Cuidera, and "Menace From the Skies" by Bernstein, Dillin and Cuidera. Plus: Back-up story "Fighter for Freedom" by Bernstein and Sam Citron. And: 1-page text story "Explosive Sport"! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 93

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    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #2
    Bold Magazine (1954 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 5 #2

    Volume 5, Issue 2 - August 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 #7
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 7

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    Cover by Irv Novick. "The Duel of the Double Identities," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Irv Novick; Sir Edwin, lord of Greystone, goads the Silent Knight into a duel by dressing up one of his men-at-arms as an imposter; Brian Kent, the Silent Knights alter-ego, has no choice but to meet the challenge, less his honor as a knight be forsaken. "The Forest of Traps," script by Bill Finger, art by Russ Heath; Three groups of men hired by Prince John to impersonate Robin Hood and his Merrie band, are robbing the good people of Tynesbury, in an attempt to ruin Robin Hood's reputation; Robin Hood must round up the thieving imposters to clear his name and those of him men. King Richard's Greatest Battle article by Jack Miller, art by Raymond Perry. "Invasion of the Sea Eagles," script by Bob Haney, art by Joe Kubert; The evil baron Thorvald has trained a flock of large birds to attack the fishing village of Jon, the Viking Prince; When Gunnda is captured in one of the birds talons, Jon follows it back to Thorvald's castle to rescue her. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
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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.

  • Issue #15
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  • Issue #10
    Bride's Diary (1955) 10
    Published Aug 1956 by Ajax.
    Auction opens October 4
    • Heavy cover oxidation.

    Cover by Iger Shop. Stories by unknown. Art by Iger Shop and unknown. Does a wife have to be only a maid? Shouldn't she consider herself? Don't miss..."For Appearance's Sake"! Also featuring: "Patched-Up Hearts!"; "I Want to Forget"; and "I Tried to Be a Sophisticated Wife!" Plus: 1-pager "I Outwitted Love!" And: "Alice Adams, Love Consultant" advice column. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Brides in Love (1956) 1

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    Cover inks by Dick Giordano. Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Giordano, Charles Nicholas, Jon D'Agostino, Vince Alascia? and unknown. Featuring: "Should I Say Yes?"; "The Lovely Snob"; "The End of the Honeymoon"; and "I Gave the Groom Away"! Plus: 1-page stories "Apartment for Rent" and "Which One, Jeannie?" Also: 2-page text story "Happy Home"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 12 #2
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  • Issue #72
    Buzzy (1944) 72
    Tags: Archie
    Published Aug 1956 by DC.

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    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #4
    Cabaret (1955-1958 Publisher's Development) Magazine Vol. 2 #4

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    Volume 2, Issue 4 - August, 1956. Short-lived vintage men's interest magazine published by George E. von Rosen that ran from May, 1955 to September, 1957. Issues in this series focused heavily on burlesque shows, night clubs, dancers, and celebrities that endorsed the lifestyle. 8.5" x 11", 58 pages, B&W. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 2 #8
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    Volume 2, Issue 8 - August, 1956. Vintage UK published men's interest digest that features tasteful (non-nude) pin-up photography with short blurbs about the models. 4.5" x 7.5", 64 pages, B&W.