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Comic books February 1957

  • Issue #60
    Hi-School Romance (1949) 60

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    Cover art by Al Avison. Resort Romeo, art by John Prentice; June Baker and her mother manage a summer resort, the only thing her father left them after his death. House Ad for True Bride-to-Be Romance 22. Yesterday's Love, art by Al Avison; Carla has been dating Bern Madsen, and she is ready to marry him but still thinks of Jeff Condon, a pilot she met while he was on furlough from Korea. House ad for First Love 24, Love Problems and Advice Illustrated 49, Hi-School Romance 61, First Romance 44, and True Bride-to-Be Romances 22. School Boy, art by Bill Draut; Sharon hates watching her sister Elaine suffer through, married to Phil who "gets by" working at a gas station. First Claim on Him, art by Bob Powell; Judy works at the Hi School Music Shop, and was intently listening to the new record by Joe Banner, when he enters the store. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #135
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    UK Edition. black and white; 24 pages.

  • Issue #59
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 59
    • Paper: White
    • Scarce. Only 2 in census.
    • Label #848DE1-007
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    Cover art by Ruben Moreira. "The Tomb of Ramfis," art by John Prentice; Professor Daniels uses an incantation from an ancient Egyptian scroll to travel back in time and exonerate himself from charges of fraud, unwittingly creating a historical paradox. -page Robbie the Robot story by Irwin Hasen. "The Saragossa Ghost" article. "The Second Man in the Moon," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Inventor Hank Larkin is fated to always come in second-best in everything he attempts. 2/3 Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Secret of the Magic Shirt," art by Bill Ely; During a shipwreck, Elmo Burns' life is saved by a sea captain who gives him a legendary shirt that has been passed down since medieval times; Later, Elmo gives up the shirt, sacrificing himself to save the life of the girl he loves. "Winter Sports Champions of the World" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira; highlights of the 1956 Winter Olympics. -page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "I Battled the Creatures of Mount Olympus," art by Ruben Moreira; On an archaeological expedition in Greece, Professor Holder encounters living monsters from mythology. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 7 #2
    If Worlds of Science Fiction (1952 Pulp Digest) Vol. 7 #2

    February, 1957. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 120 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 8 #1
    Imagination (1950-1958 Greenleaf) Stories of Science and Fantasy/Science Fiction Vol. 8 #1

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  • Vol. 8 #2
    Imagination (1950-1958 Greenleaf) Stories of Science and Fantasy/Science Fiction Vol. 8 #2

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  • Vol. 2 #1
    Infinity Science Fiction (1955-1958 Royal Publications) Vol. 2 #1
  • Vol. 2 #7
    Inside (1954 Dodshaw Publishing Corporation) Vol. 2 #7

    Volume 2, Issue 7 - February 1957. Celebrity gossip magazine. 4-in. x 5 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 35 #2
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  • Issue #14
    Jace Pearson of the Texas Rangers (1953) 14
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • File Copy.
    • Label #0780742012
  • Issue #15
    Jann of the Jungle (1955) 15

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    Cover art by Bill Everett. "The Way of the Outcasts!", script by Don Rico, pencils by Jay Scott Pike; After Jann gets Blayne's license as a hunter and guide revoked, he and hunter Jason conspire to kill her; She defeats them with the help of a friendly elephant. "The Hidden Ruins" text story, art by Don Heck. "When the Big Rains Came!", script by Don Rico, pencils by Jay Scott Pike; The local tribe is convinced that Pat is bad luck and has caused the current draught, until he flies over the tribe in an airplane and a rain storm follows. "Last Bullet!", script by Don Rico, art by Don Heck; With only one bullet, Cliff must save himself, his client, and his beater. "The Greatest Fear!", script by Don Rico, pencils by Syd Shores; Hunger drives animals to risk death for great rewards. "Revenge of the Totem!", script by Don Rico, pencils by Jay Scott Pike; Hunter Carter takes a sacred oath beneath the Totem of Karak to leave the jungle on Jann's command; Later, he renegs on his oath and comes to believe that the totem pole itself is after him. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 99
    • 3/4" Spine split.

    Painted cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Ham Fisher and Bob Powell. Ham Fisher's comic-strip boxer has adventures both inside and outside the ring. Joe Palooka and Humphrey get mixed up with jewel smugglers because of something concealed in Humphrey's shoes. Plus solo stories featuring Little Max and Humphrey. Painted cover by Al Avison. The Million Dollar Shoes; Little Max's Autograph Hunt; Little Max Changes History; Little Max: The Big Kicker. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
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  • Issue #43
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 43

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    Cover by Carl Burgos. "It's Waiting For Me," art by Jay Scott Pike; A man and his dog have a recurring nightmare in which some hostile presence is waiting for him just around a bend in the road; His wife dislikes the dog as its cries during the dreams disrupt her sleeping. "The Invisible Woman"; An invisible female terrorist strikes in the heart of a Communist country. "The Third Ear," script by Carl Wessler, art by John Forte; A convict with a device that lets him read minds acts as a stoolie for the prison warden. "The Secret of the Strange Stone," pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Ralph Mayo; A man finds a meteorite that gives off rays that make things disappear. "Living Portrait" text story, art by Al Williamson. "The Panhandler," script by Carl Wessler, art by Bernard Baily; A panhandler robs time-travelers from 1991 and is arrested for passing counterfeit bills. "Ghost Ship," script by Carl Wessler, art by Jim Mooney; Modern day pirates are thwarted in their efforts by a ghost ship. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Journey into Unknown Worlds (1951 2nd Series) 54
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    Cover art by Bill Everett. "Inside the Pharoah's Tomb," art by Richard Doxsee; A thief represses his memory of being locked in the museum tomb exhibit twenty years ago, so when it happens to him again, he mistakenly believes he is the reincarnation of the Pharaoh and resolves to follow the straight and narrow. "What Cries In The Cage?", script by Carl Wessler, pencils by Bob Powell; A sorceress gets revenge on pirates who slew her husband by shrinking them into small cages. "He Stalks in the Streets," art by Herb Familton; An actress fools a jilted admirer into believing that she never stopped loving him so that he does not have her murdered. "The Destroyers," art by Ed Winiarski; Three scientists discover a power that they intend to rule the world by and are eliminated by God. "The Little People" text story. "Needle in a Haystack," art by Sol Brodsky; A man with a pirate treasure map is in the right location, but he won't find the treasure because it was buried on a floating island which has since drifted into another spot. "Nowhere," art by Angelo Torres; A cyclotron acts as a time machine for a thief who steals seventy-four thousand dollars and has to hide in a cave for twenty years avoiding dinosaurs. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 40

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  • Vol. 1 #2
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  • Issue #69
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 69
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    • Oxidation. Water damage.
  • Issue #23
    King of the Royal Mounted (1952 Dell) 23

    Stories by Gaylord Du Bois. Art by Bob Fujitani. The adventures of Canadian Mountie Dave King, a character created by Western novelist Zane Grey. This series featured gorgeous cover paintings of derring-do in the best Men's Adventure tradition. A tribal conference turns to tragedy when sinister white men intervene. Also, a text article on the Arctic bird called the loon. The Loon; King Faces Bullets at Bad River; Men of the Wilderness; Trader's Tricks; The Riddle of Tetawnie; Famous Places of the Northwest. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #83
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 83

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  • Issue #58
    Leave It to Binky (1948) 58

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  • Issue #52
    Little Audrey #25-53 (1952 Harvey) 52

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  • Issue #104
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 104

    A Profitable Afternoon; Lulu and Annie take a dozen kids to see the Fellers circus. Firemen's Little Helper; Lulu is tricked into climbing a tree and meowing like a cat. Big Business; Tubby thinks he can be a better business person than Lulu. Little Itch and the Beebleberry Juice; Lulu tells Alvin about how Itch makes the poor little girl stomp on her beebleberries to make juice. Sick Call; The Fellers go to visit Iggy in the hospital, but its Iggys uncle Ignatius who is sick. 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 #45
    Little Max (1949) 45
    Published Feb 1957 by Harvey.

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    Stories and art by Art Helfant and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max dreams himself into the fairy tale of the Ugly Duckling. Max has a rhyming adventure when he visits the circus. Humphrey builds his Humphreymobile. The Ugly Max-ling; Baby Sitter; Being Friendly Is More Fun; Rumpus; Animal Trainer; Humphrey: The Steamboat Race; Little Max Rhymes with Reason; Fan My Brow; Little Max's Make-It Shop; Humphrey: How Humphrey Built His Own Humphreymobile; Humphrey: Spring Cleaning; The Magic Carrots. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #104
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 104

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Article on various types of Indian boats. Dan Reid's Secret Hide-out, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A band of outlaws have taken residence in the abandoned cabin in which Grandma Frisby raised Dan Reid, the Lone Ranger's nephew. Silver's Race, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger enters a 'Land Rush' race to claim a river's source for a band of homesteaders. Hurricane, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck are on a small island off the tip of Florida, but later a hurricane floods the island; They rescue a small boy from the island before rising waters set them adrift; Days later they land on the Yucatan Peninsula. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Lone Ranger's Companion Tonto (1951) 26

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    Painted cover art by Don Spaulding. "The White Birch" Trees of America article. "The Iron Horse Holdups," art by Alberto Giolitti; Tonto helps a group of townspeople stop a gang of train robbers. "The Friendly Enemy," art by Alberto Giolitti; Tonto encounters Stone Bear. "The War Dance" text story. Untitled The Painted Pony story; A painted pony and a powerful roan race playfully across the plains; conflict follows. "The Braggart," art by Alberto Giolitti; Tonto befriends a runaway. "Feathers," art by Alberto Giolitti; Feature about the significance of feathers in the American Indian culture. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #184
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 184
    • Staple rust with migration.
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    Cover pencils by Tony Strobl. Untitled story, pencils by Tony Strobl; Bugs recites a list of items to Elmer, his waiter; After Elmer has written the long order, Bugs then decides just to have a sandwich and glass of water. Untitled story, script by Don R. Christensen, art by Phil de Lara; Uncle Buckskin comes to visit Bugs; He has an old rawhide purse that produces an endless supply of gold Spanish doubloons. Charity Barn Dance, script by Don R. Christensen, art by Phil de Lara; Porky uses Cicero's new invention, a sled attached to a modified reel-type power lawn mover, to take Petunia to a charity barn dance in wintery weather. Untitled story, art by Phil de Lara; Yosemite Sam is secluded in a snowbound mountain cabin to write the story of his life, but is harassed by Daffy, who's looking for a warm place to stay. The New Customer text story, pencils by Tony Strobl, inks by John Liggera. Redbeard the Pirate starring Mary Jane and Sniffles, art by Al Hubbard. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 31

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    Painted cover art by Norman Mingo. "The New Marilyn Marone," art by Wally Wood; A comparison of Marilyn's career before and after acting lessons. "Field & Scream," art by Jack Davis; Excerpts from hunters' magazine, including some phony ads. "Why I Write Poetry," script by Ernie Kovacs (as Percy Dovetonsils), art by Jack Davis; A short article on why he writes poetry followed by the poem "Ode To Stanley's Pussycat." "What They're Saying Around The Solar System," art by Basil Wolverton; Opinions of earth culture by beings from other bodies in our solar system. "What's All This Jazz About Jazz," script by Al "Jazzbo" Collins, art by Wally Wood; In an interview, Al tells something about the origins and meaning of jazz and introduces his jazz pets. "Future TV Ads," script and art by Don Martin; Phony ad storyboard for Billie's Rope Mart. "MAD's Ink Blot Test," art by Kelly Freas and Bill Elder. "Don Giovanni," script by Nick Meglin, art by Wally Wood; The story of the comic opera Don Giovanni is told with special emphasis on what makes it funny. "Future TV Ads," script and art by Don Martin; Phony ad storyboard for Ringwort's Rat Poison Pills. "Orson Bean Opens His Family Album," script by Orson Bean, art by Jack Davis; Vignettes of Orson's family from Revolutionary times to present. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 12 #2
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 12 #2

    Volume 12, Issue 2 - February 1957. Cover by Edward Emsh. Fantasy and science fiction stories including "The Last Canticle" by Walter M. Miller Jr., and stories by Manly Wade Wellman, Poul Anderson, Arthur C. Clarke, and August Derleth. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 7 #2
    Male (1950-1981 Male Publishing Corp.) Vol. 7 #2

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    Volume 7, Issue 2 - February 1957. Adventure stories, articles and nude photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 98 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 6 #2
    Male Point of View (1954 Point Magazines) Vol. 6 #2

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    Volume 6, Issue 2 - February 1957. Men's interest magazine focusing on celebrity gossip and pin-up models. Includes "They Peddle Sin!" and "Are U.S. Athlete's Going Soft?" 4-in. x 6-in., 64 pages, B&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 7 #4
    Man to Man Magazine (1949 Picture Magazines) Vol. 7 #4

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  • Vol. 2 #4
    Man's Illustrated Magazine (1955-1975 Hanro Corp.) Vol. 2 #4

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    Volume 2, Issue 4 - February 1957. Men's adventure stories with some model photo galleries. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 82 pages, B&W - Mature Readers. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 5 #2
    Man's Magazine (1952-1976) Vol. 5 #2

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    Volume 5, issue 2 - February 1957. Cover by Tom Ryan. Men's interest magazine focusing on adventure, hunting, and true crime articles, stories and photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 84 pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 6 #3
    Man's Way (1956-1957) Vol. 6 #3
    Published Feb 1957 by UNKNOWN.

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  • Vol. 5 #2
    Manhunt (1953-1967 Eagle Publications) Vol. 5 #2
  • Issue #16
    Marines in Battle (1954) 16
    • RESTORATION. (Color touch). Cover detached. Tape on spine.
    • 5.5" cumulative spine split.

    Iron Mike McGraw in "Take the Town" and "Betrayed on the Battlefield!" Also: "The Secret Raiders" (art by Paul Reinman), "Captured" (art by Bob Powell), the U.S. Marine Corps in "Victory at Veracruz," and a two-page text story, "Battle of the Century." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #155
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 155
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #BFE732-006
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    "I Walk Through Glass," "Forbidden Fruit," "When I Close My Eyes," "Man in a Trance," "The Saucer That Couldn't Fly," "The Lost Million," and a two-page text story, "Upside-Down." Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 53 #5
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  • Issue #4
    Melvin the Monster (1956 Atlas) 4
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Melvin the Monster stories with a LIttle Zelda back-up story. Scripts by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #2
    Men Magazine (1952-1982 Zenith Publishing Corp.) Pulp Vol. 6 #2

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  • Vol. 32 #4
    Men's Pictorial (1956 New Publications) Vol. 32 #4

    Volume 32, Issue 4 - February 1957. Men's interest magazine focusing on crime hunting and war stories, with pictorials of beautiful women. Illustration by Al Rossi. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 82 pages, B&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    MGM's Spike and Tyke (1955) 8
  • Issue #52
    Mickey Mouse (1941-90 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 52

    No ads in book. Entire issue from cover to cover is comic stories and one gag page strips. Mickey Mouse in "The Unlighted Lighthouse," "The Flea Flight," and "The Poodle People." Issue also has The Li'l Bad Wolf in "The No-Good-Deeder" and one-page text story "Heart to Heart." No art/story credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • 1957, #3
    Micky Maus (German Series 1951- Egmont Ehapa) 1957, #3

    February #1, 1957 - German language reprint. 32 pages, full color.

  • 1957, #4
    Micky Maus (German Series 1951- Egmont Ehapa) 1957, #4

    February #2, 1957 - German language reprint. 32 pages, full color.

  • Vol. 6 #8
    Modern Man Magazine (1951-1976 PDC) Vol. 6 #8
  • Vol. 52 #3
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  • Vol. 50 #9
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  • Vol. 1 #1
    Monsieur (1957-1968 Monsieur Publications) Vol. 1 #1