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Comic books February 1957

  • Issue #21
    Science Fantasy (1950-1966 Nova Publications) Digest 21

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  • Vol. 1 #2
    Science Fiction Adventures (1956-1958 Royal Publications) Pulp Vol. 1 #2
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    February 1957. Volume 1, Issue 2. Cover by William Bowman. "Assassin!" by Harlan Ellison, "Two Worlds in Peril" by James Blish & Phil Barnett, & "Slaves of the Star Giants" by Robert Silverberg. Interior illustrations by Bowman & Stallman. Softcover pulp digest; 5.25-in. x 7.5-in., 130 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 4 #6
    Science Fiction Quarterly (1951-1958 Columbia Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 4 #6

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    Cover by Ed Emshwiller. "Children of Fortune" by D. A. Jourdan, "Small Lords" by Frederick Pohl, and "Misadjustment" by Philip K. Dick. Other stories by Margaret St. Clair, Wallace West, and Randall Garrett. Interior illustrations by Frank Kelly Freas, Emsh. Softcover pulp magazine; 7-in. x 10-in.; 98 pages; B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #19
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  • Vol. 1 #5
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  • Issue #6
    Showcase (1956-1978) 6
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Top edge label strip damaged
    • Label #0972476020
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. Origin and first appearance of Challengers of the Unknown in The Secret of the Sorcerer's Box (Chapter 1), script by Jack Kirby (plot, script) and Dave Wood (script), pencils by Jack Kirby; Four heroes are being flown to appear on the radio show "Heroes" when their jet crashes in a storm; Miraculously, all four survive unharmed, even down to a working watch; First Silver Age hero team and first original concept Silver Age series. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Whistle Magic! fact page by Mort Drucker. Dragon Seed! (Chapter 2), script by Jack Kirby (plot, script) and Dave Wood (script), pencils by Jack Kirby; The Challs relocate the box to a tropical island and draw straws; The first chamber releases a "Dragon's Egg" that hatches a stone giant of legend. Moolah the Mystic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Freezing Sun! (Chapter 3), script by Jack Kirby (plot, script) and Dave Wood (script), pencils by Jack Kirby. I Fought the Phantom Planes text story. The Whirling Weaver! (Chapter 4). First Silver Age hero team and first original concept Silver Age series. Reprinted in Challengers of the Unknown 64-65. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Showgirls (1957 Marvel/Atlas) 4

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  • Vol. 14 #1
    Sir! Magazine (1942) Vol. 14 #1

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  • Issue #40
    Six-Gun Heroes (1950 Fawcett/Charlton) 40
  • Issue #195702
    Skating News 195702
    Skating News #195702
    Published Feb 1957 by RSROA.

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    Official Magazine of the RSROA of America (Roller Skating Rink Operators Association of America). News, articles, competition results, and more. 8-5/8 in. x 11-3/4 in.; black and white; 24 pages on slick paper. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
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  • Vol. 8 #2
    Stag Magazine (1949-1994) Vol. 8 #2

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  • Issue #765
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  • Issue #54
    Star Spangled War Stories (1952 DC #3-204) 54

    Cover art by Jerry Grandenetti. Flying Exit, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. The Attacking Wind, script by Dave Wood, art by Jerry Grandenetti. Ride A Shooting Star, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Joe Kubert. Bronze Star Ridge, script by Bob Haney, art by Jerry Grandenetti. Humor half-page starring Private Pete by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #286
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  • Issue #77
    Strange Adventures (1950 1st Series) 77
    • Brittle edges.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch. Tear seal. 2" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust.
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    "The World That Slipped Out of Space!" (pencils by Carmine Infantino), "The Incredible Eyes of Arthur Gail," "The Paul Revere of Time!" (pencils by Gil Kane), and "The Mental Star-Rover!" Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Strange Stories of Suspense (1955) 13

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    "The One Who Watches" (art by Gene Colan), "The Black Beard" (art by Gray Morrow), "When the Yogi Speaks," "The Most Dangerous Man in the World" (art by Robert Q. Sale), "The Strange Seed," "Tachzillo the Terrible," and a two-page text story, "The Secret of the Saucers." Bill Everett cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Strange Suspense Stories (1952 Fawcett/Charlton) 31
    • Cover detached.
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    • 2/3 Spine split.

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Edited by Al Fago. "The Man Who Could Never Be Killed," art by Steve Ditko; Invulnero, a circus performer who cannot be harmed, disappears without revealing the source of his abilities. "Last Seen Entering an Elevator!", pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Sal Trapani; A man commandeers an elevator for his escape, but it's really the elevator in control of him. "Forest Fire Fighter: text story; An actor uses fire-fighting tricks he learned in a movie. "The Gloomy One," art by Steve Ditko. "Mirror, Mirror On the Wall," pencils by Bill Molno, inks by Vince Alascia; Floradell Welton is drawn into her mirror to cure her vanity, but it doesn't work and she is punished. "Desert Justice" western story. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 55
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0322485021

    Cover art by Bill Everett. "The Jack-In-The-Box," art by Mac Pakula; An ivory hunter regrets opening a tribal witch doctor's jack-in-the-box when inside it contains the spirit of the Elephant God. "Octopus!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Tony DiPreta; In 1980 a ship finds itself menaced by an octopus made gigantic by atomic bomb tests so a call is made to the past to shoot all nearby octopi and save the ship in a future time. "What Goes On Down There?", art by John Giunta; Underground invader's resolve to conquer the surface world fails when they realize that after millions of years adapting to life underground they are no bigger than ants. "The Spirit of '76," art by Joe Maneely; A young boy cleans out the attic of the old house his family moved into and meets a ghost from the Revolutionary War era. "Earth-Trap!", art by Robert Sale; The guardian of the force of gravity takes a vacation from the center of the Earth and gets hoodwinked by a phony medium attempting to demonstrate telekinesis so he goes back to the gravity controls and turns them up a notch and no one can move. "Man Without Fear!", script by Carl Wessler, art by George Roussos; A soldier's ghost demonstrates the bravery that the man never could in life. "The Threat From the Void," art by Paul Reinman; In the days of the cold war Jupiter sends a threat to Earth, close to achieving space travel technology, warning them if another global war breaks out Earth shall have to be destroyed. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Strange Tales of the Unusual (1955 Atlas) 8
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    "Who Dwells Below?" (art by Paul Reinman), "The Too-Perfect Crime," "The Disappearance" (art by Mort Drucker), "Nobody Will Ever Know" (art by Ted Galindo), "You Must Not Pass" (art by Sol Brodsky), "The Bullet-Proof Man" (art by Carrabotta), and a two-page text story, "Invisible Friend." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Super Duck Comics (1945) 72

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  • Issue #38
    Super Mouse (1948) 38
  • Vol. 1 #2
    Super-Science Fiction (1956-1959 Headline Publications) Pulp Vol. 1 #2
  • Issue #111
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 111
    Published Feb 1957 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Tape on interior of cover.
    • Oxidation. Water damage.
    • 5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Non-Super Superman, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Ruben Moreira, inks by Al Plastino; Superman gives Jimmy Olsen a new trophy he found on an alien planet; Jimmy uses the device to transfer Superman's mind into Jimmy's body and Jimmy's mind into Superman's body. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Winter Sports Champions of the World public service announcement. Clark Kent's Crooked Cousin starring Superman, Judd Kent, and Perry White, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Ruben Moreira, inks by Al Plastino. The Toughest Jobs in the World text story. The Magical Superman starring Superman, Lois Lane, and Mysto the Great, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Ruben Moreira, inks by Al Plastino. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 18
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. The Super Safari; Jimmy thinks a flute he is using can control animals. The Riddle Reporter; a reporter keeps beating Jimmy to the punch. Superbaby, Jimmy Olsen's Pal; Superman's signal watch summons Superbaby instead of Superman. Scripts by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. The World's Most Daring Hunters article. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Hy Wire humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Winter Sports Champions of the World public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    Sure Fire Detective Stories (1957-1958 Pontiac Publishing) Vol. 1 #2

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  • Vol. 4 #1
    Swank Magazine (1941-2016) Vol. 4 #1

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  • Issue #64
    Tales of Justice (1955) 64
    • 1" spine split from top. Tears on back cover.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1616231017
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    • No bottom staple (manufacturing).

    "The Trap is Sprung!" (art by John Severin), "Alone in the House!" (art by Jay Scott Pike), "A Man Destroyed!" (art by Doug Wildey), "Under Arrest," "In the Dead of Night!" (art by Reed Crandall), and a two-page text story, "Bad Timing." Severin cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Tales of the Marines (1957) 4
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    Only issue in this title (previously titled Devil-Dog Dugan # 1-3). "Breaking the Commie Trap" (art by Joe Maneely), Devil-Dog Dugan in "Snow Job" and "Mysterious Mission" (art on both by Joe Sinnott), and "Bootcamp" (art by Bob Powell). Two-page text story, "Cat & Nazi." John Severin cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Tales of the Mysterious Traveler (1956) 2
    • 2" spine split from top of comic. Centerfold detached at both staples.
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    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Tape over 2 1/2" spine split.

    Edited by Al Fago. Cover by Dick Giordano and Vince Alascia. Written by Joe Gill and unknown. Art by Steve Ditko, Dick Giordano, Vince Alascia, Bill Molno, Sal Trapani and unknown. Chilling, thrilling and frequently fulfilling Tales of the Mysterious Traveler! In this issue: "What Wilbur Saw..." by Joe Gill and Steve Ditko; "The Cruel Dream" with art by Dick Giordano; "The Sentinel!" with inks by Vince Alascia; "From the Depths of the Sea" with art by Bill Molno and Sal Trapani; and "The Urgent Call" with art by Molno and Trapani. Plus: 2-page text story "What Makes an Unusual Experience?" Also: Ad for Mickey Mouse projector and theater. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Tarzan (1948-1972 Dell/Gold Key) 89

    Gordon Scott photo cover. The Cheetah illustration by Jesse Marsh. "Tarzan and the Smoking Valley," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jesse Marsh; Tarzan rescues a hunter from the lost city of Castra. "At the Mid-Day Pause" text story starring Mabu. "Tarzan and the Pigmy Problem," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jesse Marsh; Tarzan rescues Boy from ivory poachers. Untitled Brothers of the Spear story, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Russ Manning; The brothers and their wives are attacked by an outlaw band led by M'Kobi; The outlaws and defeated and M'Kobi is killed. Strange Partners illustration by Jesse Marsh; A portrait of a honey badger and a honey guide bird. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #4
    Tempo Magazine (1953 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 8 #4

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    Volume 8, Issue 4 - February 19th 1957. Celebrity gossip magazine. 4-in. x 6-in., 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Terror Detective Story Magazine (1956-1957 Arnold Magazines) Pulp 3

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  • Vol. 65 #3
    Texas Rangers (1936-1958 Standard) Pulp Vol. 65 #3

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  • Issue #6
    Three Mouseketeers (1956) 6

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    Cover by Sheldon Mayer. Letter From Petey, script and art by Sheldon Mayer; Little Petey reads the Three Mouseketeers comic book and wants to know how come the mice can read, so he sends them a letter and asks them. Lady In Distress, art by Rube Grossman; Minus rescues a parrot from its cage, but the outside world isn't all it's cracked up to be. Never Call Names, art by Rube Grossman; Patsy gets into a fight with an echo and a mirror. Big-Feet's Holiday, art by Rube Grossman; The mice try to understand Christmas; And figure out why the Big Feets have a tree inside their house, and what those striped canes are for. Buzzy's Famous Books Quiz public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. How to Draw a Comic Strip by Sheldon Mayer. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #126
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 126
    Published 1957 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #127
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 127
    Published 1957 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #128
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 128
    Published 1957 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #129
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 129
    Published 1957 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #207
    Tip Top Comics (1936) 207

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  • Vol. 20 #5
    Today's Love (1954-1959 Columbia Productions) Pulp Vol. 20 #5

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  • Issue #151
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Dell/Gold Key) 151

    Cover by Harvey Eisenberg. Stories by Vic Lockman and unknown. Art by Harvey Eisenberg, Vic Lockman, Lynn Karp, Vivie Risto and unknown. Featuring: Droopy 1-pager with art by Harvey Eisenberg; Tom & Jerry tale with pencils by Eisenberg; Big Spike & Little Tyke tale by Vic Lockman; Bertie Bird text story "Aunt Caution" with art by Eisenberg; Barney Bear with Fuzzy & Wuzzy tale with art by Lynn Karp; Wuff the Prairie Dog tale with art by Vivie Risto; Tom & Jerry back-up tale by Lockman; Tom Foolery activity half-pager with art by Eisenberg; and Jerry & Tuffy 1-pager with art by Eisenberg. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Tom Cat (1956) 6

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  • Issue #46
    Tomahawk (1950) 46
    Published Feb 1957 by DC.
    • 2" spine split from base of book.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Fred Ray. The Chief with 1,000 Faces starring Tomahawk, art by Bob Brown. Cannons for Congress starring Tomahawk, art by Bob Brown. The Valley of the Giant Warriors starring Tomahawk, art by Fred Ray; Tomahawk and Dan face giant savages. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Treasure Chest Vol. 12 (1956) 12

    February 14, 1957. Edited by Joseph G. Schaller. Cover by Fran Matera. Stories by Norah Smaridge, Fran Matera, Francis Taylor, Paul Karch, Willis Lindquist, F. E. Crandall, and James O. Christiansen. Presenting fiction and non-fiction stories, many of which are religious in nature—a Treasure Chest of fun and facts! 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #13
    Treasure Chest Vol. 12 (1956) 13

    February 28, 1957. Edited by Joseph G. Schaller. Cover by James O. Christiansen. Stories by F. E. Crandall, James O. Christiansen, Patty Karch, Father Conroy, Lloyd Ostendorf, Francis Taylor, and Paul Karch. Presenting fiction and non-fiction stories, many of which are religious in nature—a Treasure Chest of fun and facts! 32 pages, full color.

  • Vol. 37 #237
    True (1937-1976 Country/Fawcett/Petersen) Vol. 37 #237

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  • Issue #22
    True Bride to Be Romances (1956) 22

    Stories and art by Bill Draut, Al Avison and John Prentice. Tales of young love and marriage from publisher Harvey. Judy hastily marries soldier beau Phil, but isn't prepared for the military life. Uptown girl Ginny thinks she can change Rob by marrying him, but he's stuck to his downtown ways. A woman insists on marrying, even though she's too young to really understand a lifetime commitment. Cover may be the work of comics legend Joe Simon. Ever Faithful; No Turning Back; Bride of the Month; G. I. Bride; Only Myself to Blame; No One Could Love Me; Is He for You?; Part-Time Wife! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #415
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  • Vol. 66 #4
    True Detective (1924-1995 MacFadden) True Crime Magazine Vol. 66 #4