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Comic books October 1956

  • Vol. 2 #2
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  • Issue #10
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    Published Oct 1956 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #221
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 221
    Published Oct 1956 by DC.
    • 6 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    1st Silver Age issue. Cover by Al Plastino. "Superman's New Super-Power," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; An encounter with a comet in space gives Superman magnetic powers. "Congo Bill - Witch Doctor," art by Howard Sherman. "The Sleeping Beauty of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Issue #229
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 229
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Label #2097333002

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The End of the Kent Family starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; The Kents have to start a new life in another town after the house is destroyed by a meteor. Aquaman's Undersea Partner, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman picks one undersea creature to be his special assistant. The Wildcat Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #77
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 77

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Harry Lazarus, Ogden Whitney, Emil Gershwin, 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 #41
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 41

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    Written by Cal Howard. Art and Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, crashes a posh golf club in an untitled 3-part story! Plus: A Bit of Disc and Data article. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 32

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    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Feather Detectives Part 1, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Dean and Jerry become detectives in order to find out who's stealing feathers from an ostrich farm. Reel Facts filler page by Martin Naydel. Feather Detectives Part 2. How to Spend A Summer Week public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Feather Detectives Part 3. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 29
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    • 2" cumulative spine split, cover brittle.

    "Prisoners of the Iceberg!" Danny and Rex go to the arctic to pick up Major Dennis, who they find has been kidnapped by spies who have discovered uranium deposits. Naturally, Rex becomes a sled dog, rescues the Major, and captures the foreigners. Also includes: "The Scientific Crook Catcher!" (starring Detective Chimp); "Secret of the Castle Treasure!"; and "Canine Hunters." Script by Bob Haney and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino, inks by Bernard Sachs. Cover by Kane and Sachs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 4

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  • Issue #38
    All American Men of War (1952) 38
    • Extra staples (manufacturing).
    • 5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Interior is complete. REMAINDERED COPY. Cover detached at one staple.
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    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Dave Wood, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Bob Haney, Russ Heath, Robert Kanigher, Joe Kubert, Bill Finger, and Jerry Grandenetti. 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 #6
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  • Vol. 30 #10
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 30 #10
  • Issue #35
    Andy Panda (1953 Dell) 35

    Walter Lantz' Andy Panda. Cover by Harvey Eisenberg. Stories by Carl Fallberg, Don R. Christensen and various. Art by Pete Alvarado, Steve Steere, John Carey and Vivie Risto. Featuring the tales "The Purloined Pearl Divers," "Triple Troubles" and "The Defective Detective," plus 1-page untitled stories on the inside front cover and inside back cover! Starring Andy Panda, Charlie Chicken, Mr. Hartbyrne, Little Shiloh, Herman, Sherman and Mr. Pryor (hotel detective)! Also: Chilly Willy in two untitled tales! Starring Chilly Willy, Bully Walrus and Otto Octopus! And: Homer Pigeon in the 1-page text story "The Hero"! Starring Homer Pigeon, Carrie Pigeon and Red Cardinal! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Angel (1955 Dell) 7
    Published Oct 1956 by Dell.

    Angel. Cover by Mel Casson? Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring the tales "Miss Robinson Crusoe," "Feathered Friends," "Buried Treasure" and "On With The Dance," plus 1-page untitled stories on the inside front cover and inside back cover! Also: Hubert Holmes in the 1-page text story "Skin Diver"! And: Stanley in "Knight in Armor"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Annie Oakley and Tagg (1955 Dell) 9

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    Gail Davis [as Annie Oakley] photo cover. On with the Show, art by Dan Spiegle; The strongman of the Medicine Show Wagon is ill, and the professor gets help from Annie to put on his show. The Coward's Gun, art by John Ushler; To show his son the gunslinger is nothing without his gun, Gus puts blanks in Miller's gun.; Without knowing, his son changes them back. Cure for Crooks, art by Dan Spiegle; The stage is carrying the government currency shipment; When the stage is robbed, one of the mesquite-chewing hold-up men accidentally leaves a clue for Annie. Gail Davis [as Annie Oakley] pinup. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #82
    Archie (1943) 82
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1 3/4 " Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Samm Schwartz (?). "Toney Phonies!"; When Veronica sees Archie helping Betty and Jughead tidy up the yard to prepare for next week's barbeque, Veronica suddenly reveals that she has a catered affair scheduled for the same night. "Fit to Be Tried," script by Frank Doyle (?), pencils by Bob Montana (?);Veronica knits a sweater for Archie; Betty overhears Veronica tell Archie that she put the sweater in a locker she shares with Betty; After a battle with her conscience, Betty douses the package in water, then dries it out on a hot radiator. Katy Keene ad. "Buddha Pest," pencils by Harry Lucey (?); Archie admires a small statue of Buddha; Veronica says it's been in the family for years, but is one of a pair and is practically worthless without its mate. "Chip Off the Old Back!", pencils by Harry Lucey (?);Archie's father injures his back while playing ball with Archie in the backyard. "Fashion Passion," pencils by Samm Schwartz (?);Veronica has a crush on fashion plate Lucius Peeby, whose father is editor of "Young Squire," which sets the tone for new teen boy styles. Little Archie ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 343 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 343 #4

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  • Vol. 8 #4
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  • Issue #54
    Astonishing (1951-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 54

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    Cover art by Bill Everett. The Old Man's Secret!, art by Sid Greene; A man crosses the mountains of Tibet in order to gain the secret of immortality. Nightmare at Noon!, art by Angelo Torres; When a woman threatens to leave a man unless he sells his island for cash, he has a vision of a woman being threatened by pirates. Man with Wings!, pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel; Leonardo Da Vinci has nightmares about being able to fly. No Trespassing!, art by Hy Fleishman; When a rich man finds a beam of light shining on his property with healing properties, he fences it off and charges five thousand dollars for access. The World of Flame!, art by Charles F. Miller; A giant wave tosses a ship up to the sun. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 12 #10
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  • Vol. 58 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 58 #2

    October 1956 - Volume 58, Issue 2 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories: "The Naked Sun"(Part One) by Isaac Asimov, "Death March" by Algis Budrys, "Sound Decision" by Randall Garrett and Robert Silverberg, "What They're Up Against" by John Hunton and "Ceramic Incident" by Theodore L. Thomas. Illustrations by Freas and Van Dongen. Article on autotrophic men. Cover by Van Dongen. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #103
    Batman (1940) 103
    Published Oct 1956 by DC.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split Cover detached. Staple rust. Rust migration. Water damage.
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
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    • 3" cumulative spine split, cover detached.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split with heavy splitting through wraps.

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Broken Batman Trophies," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; While making a TV appearance, Bruce accidently scraps his chin; Realizing that the mark may lead people to conclude Batman is Bruce Wayne, the Caped Crusader stages a series of blunders that seek to cover up this fact. How to Spend a Summer Week! public service announcement with Binky. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The League of Ex-Convicts," script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman smells a rat when several ex-cons are hired by various firms through the Stinson Employment Agency, then disappear along with loot from each of the the firms. 2/3-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Trouble Shooters in Uniform article by Jack Miller. "Bat-Hound Movie Star," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Bat-Hound, having helped the Caped Crusaders track down criminal Baldy Gore, is the choice of a movie producer to be a star for an up-coming film about the crime-fighting pooch. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Battle Action (1952) 25
    Published Oct 1956 by Atlas.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bill Everett. We Were Besieged, art by Gene Colan. Escape text story. Mop-Up Squad!, art by John Romita. Crossfire!, art by Don Heck. The Raid on Blocher Farm, pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel. The Weapon, art by Joe Maneely. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #26
    Battle Cry Magazine (1955 Stanley Publications) Vol. 1 #26
    • Staple rust.

    Volume 1, Issue 26 - October 1956. Cover by Clarence Doore. Men's magazine with a focus on military and war articles, fitness, and girls! 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 74 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #950
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #951
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #952
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #953
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 1 #12
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  • Issue #7
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 7
  • Issue #8
    Ben Bowie and His Mountain Men (1956) 8

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    Painted Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring the tales "The Prisoner in the Pueblo" and "Challenge of the Pacific"! Starring Ben Bowie, Zeke, Nakah, Jim and Diego Dias! Also: "Keelboats" text article! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #196
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  • Issue #41
    Big Town (1951) 41
    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    Based on the TV and radio show of the same name, Big Town lasted 50 issues. This installment includes the following: "Steve Wilson's Last Deadline!" (Steve saves an actor hired to play him in a TV show); "Mystery of the Invisible Mansion!"; "Convict at Large!"; and "The Big Dance." 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 #105
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 105
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    Cover by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Stories by Robert Bernstein and unknown. Art by Dick Dillin, Chuck Cuidera and Sam Citron. Featuring Blackhawk in: "Nightmare Cruise" by Robert Bernstein, Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera; "The Red Kamikaze Terror" by Bernstein, Dillin and Cuidera; "The Master of Treachery" by Bernstein, Dillin and Cuidera; and 1-page text story "The Human Hound"! Plus: Back-up story "Winged Menace" by Bernstein and Sam Citron. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Blazing Guns Western Magazine (1956-1957 Arnold Magazines) 1

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  • Issue #95
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 95

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  • Issue #8
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 8
    • Staple rust, tape on interior cover (spine and elsewhere).

    Cover by Irv Novick. "Challenge of the Grim Jester," script by Bill Finger, art by Russ Heath; A tournament in Prince John's castle has Robin Hood entering as a contender; Prince John tells him that if he fails three out of five challenges, he must surrender himself to the guards; Robin Hood agrees, then Prince John introduces the master of rules, Malvio, his court jester, and a known trickster. "The Outcast Viking," script by Bob Haney, art by Joe Kubert; The old seer, Baldur, predicts doom will come to the village as long as Jon stays within; The villagers vote to exile him, but they have a change of heart after he saves them from a stampede of unfrozen mastodons. Caesar's D-Day article by Jack Miller, art by Raymond Perry. "Secret of the Arabian Horse," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Irv Novick; A plot to unmask the Silent Knight comes about by Sir Edwin, when he gives a white, Arabian steed to Brian; The horse only responds to him, even when Brian dons his Silent Knight armor. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
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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. 12 #3
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  • Issue #73
    Buzzy (1944) 73
    Tags: Archie
    Published Oct 1956 by DC.

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    Cover art by Graham Place. Untitled Buzzy story, art by Graham Place; at Susie's insistence, Buzzy decides to improve his mind. Untitled Buzzy story, art by Graham Place; a swimming outing on Saturday with Boppo. The Big Dance public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Calling All Girls (1955-1966 Parents' Magazine) 2nd Series 24

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    October 1956. Volume 39, Issue 24. Stories, comics, things to do. 10 pages comics. Digest format, 5 1/2" x 7 1/2", b&w with two-tone color, 122 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Caper Magazine (1956-1983 Dee Publishing) Vol. 1 #1

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    Volume 1, Issue 1, October, 1956. Cover features pin up model Judy Bamber. Men's fiction, and humor with pictorials. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., Text (with B&W and Color photos) MATURE READERS Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 2 #10
    Carnival (1955 Show Magazine) Vol. 2 #10

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  • Issue #49
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 49
    • 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust.

    The well-meaning but misunderstood Casper becomes one of Harvey Comics' best-known stars. Casper looks for peace and quiet in a library. Casper meets Rascallion the dwarf, who gives him a job. Casper the Friendly Ghost; Ghost Wanted; To the Rescue; A Friend in Need; The Ivory Tower; Caspers Diary; Spooky: A Job Well Done. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Caught (1956) 2
    Published Oct 1956 by Atlas.

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  • Vol. 4 #40
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Magazine Vol. 4 #40

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  • Vol. 12 #3
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  • Issue #61
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  • Issue #531
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 531

    Painted cover art by Lin Streeter. "Rapunzel," script by the Brothers Grimm (adapted from their original story), art by Lin Streeter; Prince enters Rapunzel's chamber, climbing on Rapunzel's tresses. "The Mice in Council," art by Lin Streeter; The mice want to bell the cat, but none of them has the courage to do so. "Little Miss Muffet," art by Alex A. Blum; Illustrated Mother Goose rhyme. Article about The Reindeer, art by William A. Walsh. Color This Picture With Crayons page, art by Lin Streeter. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.