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Comic books October 1956

  • 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.
    • Cover loose at both staples, creasing and residue.
    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Oxidation.

    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 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #229
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 229
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 1" cover-to-cover tear.
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    • Centerfold detached.

    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. Cover price $0.10.

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

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    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

    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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    "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

    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. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 30 #10
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  • 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

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    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.

  • Issue #54
    Astonishing (1951) 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. 58 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Vol. 58 #2

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    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 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • 4" spine split, piece missing from interior, slightly interrupts art.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 2.5" cumulative spine split.
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    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 pgs., 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. $0.10 Cover price $0.10.

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

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

    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 #41
    Big Town (1951) 41
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
    • Centerfold detached.

    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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    1st Silver Age issue. Blackhawk stars in "Nightmare Cruise," "The Red Kamikaze Terror," and "The Mastery of Treachery." Back-up story, "Winged Menace." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #95
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 95
  • Issue #8
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 8
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    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 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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

    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 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.

  • Issue #49
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 49
  • Issue #2
    Caught (1956) 2
    Published Oct 1956 by Atlas.

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  • Issue #531
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 531

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    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.

  • Issue #531
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 531

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

  • Issue #2
    Clubhouse Rascals (1956 Sussex) 2
  • Issue #30
    Combat Casey (1952) 30
    Published Oct 1956 by Atlas.

    Combat Casey in "Zeroed In By Red Artillery," "Dog Company in Action," "The First Division," and "Armored Assault!" Back-up story, "War Dogs!" All art by Bob Powell. Two-page text story, "The Tide of Victory." Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Combat Kelly (1951 Atlas) 39
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    Combat Kelly in "Bazooka Fire," "Commie P.O.W. Camp Three," "The Caissons Go Rollin' Along," and "Enemy Action!" Back-up story, "On-the-Ball Outfit!" All art by Dave Berg. Two-page text story, "The Test." Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
    Confessions of the Lovelorn (1954) 74

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  • Issue #70
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 70

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  • Issue #134
    Daredevil Comics (1941 Lev Gleason) 134
  • Issue #1
    Date with Millie (1956 1st series) 1

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    Scripts by Stan Lee, art by Dan De Carlo. Two-page text story, "A New Beau." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Dell Giant Bugs Bunny's Trick 'N' Treat Halloween Fun (1955) 4
  • Issue #1
    Dell Giant Marge's Tubby and His Clubhouse Pals (1956) 1

    1st appearances of Gran'pa Feeb and Janie. Script by John Stanley, art by Tripp. Stories include "The Flying Fisherman," "Injun Fighters," "Zoodunit," "Gran'pa Feeb's Treasure Chest," "Violin Rash," "Money-Sitter," "The Mystery Challenger," "To the Rescue," and "The Frogboy." Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Dell Giant Treasury of Dogs (1956) 1
  • Issue #6
    Dell Junior Treasury (1955) 6
    • Pencil markings on back cover.

    Heidi Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st Printing. By Hank Ketchum. The 4th collection starring America's favorite trouble maker Dennis the Menace! 4-in. x 6 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #236
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 236
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    • 1" spine split from top of comic.
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    • Cover coming loose at staples, 6" cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. 1st appearance of the Bat-Tank in The New-Model Batman starring Batman and Robin. How to Spend a Summer Week! starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Great Earth-Mars Mystery starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa. The Magic Tablecloth starring Roy Raymond TV Detective, script by Jack Miller, art by Ruben Moreira. 32 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #104
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 104
  • Issue #49
    Donald Duck (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 49
    • Interior is complete. Torn interior, does not interrupt art or story. Centerfold detached.

    Cover by Paul Murry. Stories by unknown. Art by Tony Strobl, Paul Murry, Bill Wright, John Liggera and Steve Steere. Donald Duck is featured in "The Charge at Dawn," plus the back-up story "The Mysterious Soap Bubbles"! Also: 1-pagers "Soapsuds," "Tempted by Daisy" and "Real Atmosphere"! Plus: Goofy in "Autograph Chaser"! And: 1-page Big Bad Wolf text story "The Pumpkin Patch"! Characters in this issue: Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Beagle Boys, Uncle Scrooge, Daisy Duck, Goofy, Mickey Mouse, Big Bad Wolf and the Three Little Pigs. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #40
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  • Vol. 7 #41
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  • Vol. 7 #42
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