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Comic books February 1957

  • Issue #225
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 225
    Published Feb 1957 by DC.
    • .5" Spine split from top.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 2" cumulative spine split. Cover oxidation.
    • 3 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
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    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Death of Superman," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; A Superman robot comes to the Daily Planet and reveals to Perry White, Lois Lane, and Jimmy Olsen that the real Superman is dead. "The Doomed Safaris!" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. -page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. I Jumped 3 1/2 Miles And Lived article. "The Interplanetary Fort Knox," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy Tomorrow vs. Orion Orton. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #233
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 233
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    Time left: 1d 20h 39m
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2139841005

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Joe Smith, Man of Steel starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Glowing meteor gives a man super-powers for a day. The Sea Clown, art by Ramona Fradon; Wackyman is a clown who somehow duplicates all of Aquaman's powers. Hy Wire humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Private Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. A Lesson for a Bully starring Green Arrow, script by Bill Finger, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 43
    • Writing on interior pages.
    • 3.5" Cumulative spine split. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Owen Fitzgerald. Untitled Bob Hope story, pencils by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob Hope hopes to become a contestant on "The $65,000 Question" to make money; He accidentally strikes Carolyn Spooner with his yo-yo; She takes him to the lab of her father, who puts him into a time machine and sends him into the future. Untitled Bob Hope story part two, pencils by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob Hope returns from the future. Professor Spooner accidentally sends him into the past. Untitled Bob Hope story part three, pencils by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob Hope lands in the prehistoric past and encounters dinosaurs, a sexy cave girl and a cave man. Untitled Bob Hope story part four. Peg two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Ad for 100 Toy Soldiers from Josely Co. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 35
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust.

    Cover art by Bob Oksner. Jerry the Artist Part 1, art by Bob Oksner; Jerry decides to become an artist and thinks he must go to Paris to learn how to paint. Broadway Laffs humor half-pager by Harry Lampert. Jerry the Artist Part 2. Winter Sports Champions of the World public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. Jerry the Artist Part 3. Untitled Everything Happens to Harvey story. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    All American Men of War (1952) 42

    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Jerry Grandenetti, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Bill Finger, Jack Abel, Joe Kubert, Henry Boltinoff, Bob Haney, Ross Andru, and Mike Esposito. 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. 31 #2
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 31 #2
  • Issue #84
    Archie (1943) 84
    • 1.25" cumulative spine split.

    "Words Ail Me!"; Archie decides he needs to learn to play a musical instrument in order to serenade Veronica; The only thing he can afford is a harmonica. "Worst Aid"; Archie needs some help with his homework; His father proves to be no help. "Snow Fun"; Betty and Veronica like the snow, except when it is in snowballs. "All Work and No Pay"; Archie is given a job helping Professor Flutesnoot after school; The Professor is working on an experiment and keeps one door of the lab locked to keep people away from the apparatus. "Late-Late-Late Show"; Pat sneaks down and watches television late at night. Archie Giant Series ad. "Tense and Non-tense"; Mr. Weatherbee is upset that Archie and Reggie spend more time fighting than learning good grammar; Instead of fighting, the pair decide to flip a coin over Veronica, but all that does it make her mad at them. Little Archie ad. Archie Club News. "All Jerk and No Play"; Moose is upset when Midge decides to join a Little Theatre Group; The play has the girls in harem costumes with veils; Midge is wearing a blonde wig and Reggie mistakes Veronica for Midge. "Purse Hurts"; Mr. Lodge fractures his toe by dropping his wallet on it. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Astonishing (1951 Marvel/Atlas) 58
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    Cover art by Carl Burgos. Danger in the Streets, art by John Forte; An atomic accident gives a researcher the ability to transmute objects into uranium. The Dragon's Roar!, art by Joe Orlando; A communist general decides to make an example of defiant villagers who celebrate the new year against his orders by building a dragon float with machine gunners inside to open fire upon the revelers. The Endless Journey, art by Ed Winiarski; When a chemist invents a serum that lets anyone will themselves to be elsewhere, it gets stolen by an escaped convict. Grotesque!, art by Hy Fleishman; A man threatened by a giant owl turns out to be the unintentional victim of a scientist disposing of an imperfect reducing serum. The Night of May 10th!, art by Bill Everett. The Secret!, art by Jim Mooney; A man gains his fortune by selling mud in beauty treatments gathered for him by mermaids. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 58 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 58 #6

    February 1957 - Volume 58, Issue 6 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories: "Omnilingual" by H. Beam Piper, "Unlucky Chance" by M.C. Pease, "The Man With the Corkscrew Mind" by Stanley Mullen, "The War Is Over" by Algis Budrys and "Get Out of My Sky"(Conclusion) by James Blish. Illustrations by Freas and van Dongen. Article on the Hieronymus machine. Cover by Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #77
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 77
    • Cover glued on.
  • Issue #105
    Batman (1940) 105
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1957 by DC.
    • 6" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Water damage.
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    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Challenge of Batwoman," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; Batwoman believes that an amnesiac man she finds is really Batman and that she should re-train him in crime fighting methods; Since Batman is injured and must stay out of action, he and Robin go along with her mistake, but the man is really the leader of a gang of crooks. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Winter Sports Champions of the World public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. "The Second Boy Wonder!", script by France Herron, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; After battling Gorilla Hardy and his gang, the Dynamic Duo arrive back at the Bat-Cave, but Robin has a surprise for his caped counterpart: he is NOT Dick Grayson, but Fred Loyd, who assumed the role after Dick Grayson was injured. "Gems in a Jam" text story. "The Mysterious Bat-Missile," pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; A strange vehicle materializes in the Bat-Cave which helps Batman and Robin in their crime fighting duties, but they are wary of its unknown origin. 2/3-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Battlefield (1957-1959 Newsstand Publications) Vol. 1 #1
  • Issue #43
    Big Town (1951) 43
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Based on the TV and radio show of the same name, Big Town lasted 50 issues. This installment includes the following: "The Dilemma of Danny Day! (Illustrated Press columnist Danny Day helps a baseball player who thinks he is a coward); "Beware the Man in Black!"; and "Passkey to Big Town!" Scripts John Broom, pencils by Manny Stallman, inks by John Giunta. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 99

    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #2
    Bold Magazine (1954 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 6 #2

    Volume 6, Issue 2 - February 1957. 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 #53
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952-1958 2nd Series Harvey) 53

    Stories and art by Howard Post and Warren Kremer. The well-meaning but misunderstood Casper becomes one of Harvey Comics' best-known stars. Casper meets a young ghost, whom he calls "Something," leading to a contest between himself and the Ghostly Trio over who should teach him how to ghost. Nightmare is shocked when it appears Casper is scaring people. Spooky goes full-on scare after Poil breaks up with him, but then he loses his ghostly powers. Casper the Friendly Ghost; Little Lost Ghost; Nightmare; Boo-Who?; A Special Something; Brave Beazer; Spooky: Learning by Heart. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Caught (1956) 4
    Published Feb 1957 by Atlas.
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    "The Man Who Followed" (art by Don Heck), "The Payoff" (art by Joe Maneely), "Ruthless," "Man on the Run," "Man Missing," and a two-page text story, "Food for Nought." John Severin cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Chip N Dale (1955-1962 Dell) 8

    Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. Chump Munks; Chip 'n' Dale misinterpret an insulting post card from Donald Duck as a gift ("Nuts to You!") and the forest animals are out of food when winter hits. Personality Perfection; Practical Pig's "personality switcher" machine brings out the industrious side of the lazy brothers. Auto Antics; Chip 'n' Dale find a toy car. The Moose-Music Makers; Chip wants to make music; but when he uses an old moose call for a horn there is no peace in the forest. Palsy-Walsy; Chip 'n' Dale and Donald Duck have a free-for-all in the middle of winter. All art by Jack Bradbury. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Combat Kelly (1951 Atlas) 41

    "Up Against Red Tanks," "Beyond the Front Line," "Held By the Enemy," "The G.I. Who Wouldn't Fight," and "Battle For a Beachhead," plus a two-page text story, "The Legend of War." All art by Dave Berg. John Severin cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Date with Millie (1956 1st series) 3
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pieces of pages missing. Interrupts art and story.
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing, interrupts art and story.

    A Date with Millie (1956 1st series). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Dell Giant Silly Symphonies (1952-1959 Dell) 7
    • 5" Cumulative spine split.

    Reprints Reluctant Dragon, Ugly Duckling, Mickey Mouse and Peter Pan, Jiminy Cricket, Peter and the Wolf, Brer Rabbit, Bucky Bug; Cut-out on back cover. 100 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #108
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961 Dell/Harvey) 108

    Painted cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "The Case of the Fur Hi-Jackers," script and art by Chester Gould; Corny is hit and killed by a truck as she leaves the police station after being released on bail; Sam goes undercover to verify the location of the stolen furs; Rughead turns on his fence and takes all of the furs from the fence's vault; Tracy and Sam locate the warehouse shortly after; They spot Rughead's truck and give chase. Sad Sack house ad. "Surprising Turn of Events" text story; Detective Crendell solves a crime with the help of a beard. "The Case of the Unwilling Hero" text story; Police capture a group of con men. "The Case of the Second Key," art by Bob Powell; Policeman Gil Mason and reporter Jackie Paige show up to solve the murder of Rod Lemming. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Donald Duck (1952-1980 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 51

    Cover by Paul Murry. Stories by Carl Fallberg, Carl Barks and unknown. Art by Tony Strobl, Carl Barks, Steve Steere and John Liggera. Donald Duck is featured in "The Secret of the Glacier," plus the back-up story "The Star Gazer"! Also: Half-pager "All Season Hat" (by Carl Barks), and 1-pagers "Self-Willed Clock" and "Sign Instructions"! Plus: Goofy in "The Pesky Pelican"! And: 1-page Big Bad Wolf story "The Magic Box"! Characters in this issue: Donald Duck, Uncle Scrooge, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Black Pete, Goofy, Morty, Ferdie, Big Bad Wolf, Li'l Bad Wolf and the Three Little Pigs. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 29 #2
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1955-1959 Davis-Dell) Text Only Edition Vol. 29 #2

    Text Only Edition - Volume 29, Issue 2 - February, 1957. Squarebound, 5" x 7.5", 130 pages, B&W, Text Only. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 7 #1
    Fantastic Universe (1953-1960 King Size/Great American) Vol. 7 #1

    January 1957. Cover by Hannes Bok. Stories: "Martyr" by Alan E. Nourse, "A Thing of Custom" by L. Sprague de Camp, "Eye of the Beholder" by John Brunner, "Song in a Minor Key" by C.L. Moore, "Grove of the Unborn" by Lyn Venable, "Mex" by William Logan, "G-r-r" by Roger Arcot, "Out of This World Convention" by Forrest J. Ackerman, "The Valor of Capen Varra" by Poul Anderson, and "Dream Town" by Henry Slesar. Softcover Pulp Digest, 5 1/2-in x 7 1/2-in, 128 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #39
    Fiction (French 1953 OPTA) Pulp 39

    French Edition of (The Magazine of...) Fantasy and Science Fiction. A typical issue contains original French fiction along with some American stories translated from the US magazine. Photo montage cover. Poul Anderson, Charles Henneberg, Jan Struther, Frederik Pohl, Graves Taylor, Willard Marsh, Jean-Jacques Olivier, Pierre Lauer, Idris Seabright. Softcover digest, 6 1/4-in. x 7 1/2-in., 128 pages, black and white (text, no illustrations).

  • Issue #772
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 772

    Indicia title is "CHEYENNE, No. 772." Cover art by Cheyenne Bodie (as played by Clint Walker). Intro with photos. The Last Train West, art by Tom Gill; Framed for murder in Lone Butte, Cheyenne is sent to prison; He escapes and boards a train headed back to Lone Butte to confront his accusers; On the way back he has to dodge the law and help fight off Apaches who attack the train. West of the River, art by Tom Gill; Cheyenne has to take a dozen "volunteers" from the guard house to try to take a man's daughters from the Kiowa Indians, five years after they were abducted; They take the women from the Kiowas, only to find that one is promised to be the bride of the Kiowa Chief, Tanaka. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #784
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 784
    • Water damage.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    Indicia title is "AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS, No. 784." Photo cover of Phileas Fogg (as played by David Niven) and Passepartout (as played by Cantinflas). Teaser for the story, told in six movie stills. Around The World In 80 Days, script by Jules Verne (original story) and Gaylord Du Bois (comic adaptation), art by Mike Sekowsky; Phileas Fogg bets the members of London's exclusive Reform Club £20,000 that he can travel around the world in 80 Days; He and his valet have a number of adventures, including rescuing a young widow from a funeral pyre in India; She joins the pair for the remainder of their journey. Adapted from the 1956 movie "Around the World in 80 Days," which was based on the Jules Verne novel of the same name. Wonders of the World, script by Gaylord Du Bois; Facts about famous landmarks such as The Tower of London, The Eiffel Tower, Leaning Tower of Pisa; Great Pyramid; Taj Mahal, and the White House. Travel - Yesterday and Today, script by Gaylord Du Bois; Comparisons of old-time and modern forms of transportation. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Fox and the Crow (1951) 38
    Published Feb 1957 by DC.
    • Water damage.

    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Fritzi Ritz (1948) 56
    Published Feb 1957 by United.

    Cover by Ernie Bushmiller. Fritzi Ritz in 'untitled" (inside front cover), Fritzi Ritz "Don't Follow the Leader", Fritzi Ritz "Worst Aid", Fritzi Ritz "Raising Dough", Fritzi Ritz "Hotel Joker", "Big Business" text story (inside back cover), Fritzi Ritz in 'untitled' (back cover). 36 pages, FC. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Frontier Western (1956) 7
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  • Vol. 13 #4
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1950-1980 World/Galaxy/Universal) Vol. 13 #4

    February 1957. Cover by Jack Coggins. Science fiction stories by Frederick Pohl, Christopher Anvil, Stephen Barr, Robert Sheckley, Thomas N. Scortia. Illustrations by Jack Gaughan, Virgil Finlay, Don Martin. Softcover Pulp Digest, 5-in. x 7-in.; 144 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #47
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1953-1958 Digest) UK Edition 47
    • 1/4" Spine split from top.
  • Issue #45
    GI Combat (1952) 45
    Published Feb 1957 by DC.
    • Oxidation.

    Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Written by Robert Kanigher and Bob Haney. Art by Joe Kubert, Russ Heath, Arthur Peddy, Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. War front fury! Battlefield adventures! In this issue: "Fireworks Hill!" by Robert Kanigher and Joe Kubert; "Frogman vs Sub!" by Bob Haney and Russ Heath; "The TNT Tank!" by Haney and Arthur Peddy; "The Flying Mustang" by Haney, Ross Andru and Mike Esposito; and 1-page article "Flying Rescue Ship." 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    GI Tales (1957) 4
    Published Feb 1957 by Atlas.

    First issue of the series (continued from Sgt. Barney Barker). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Girls' Love Stories (1949) 45
    • 1" Spine split from bottom. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Small piece missing from back cover.

    He'd come home...back to her eager arms! Then suddenly, her heart froze...for he had not come alone! "Heartbreak Junction" is the cover-featured 8 page story. Plus: 7 page story "Portrait of Love"; 7 page story "Clash of Hearts"; 1 page Peg filler "Charm School" by Henry Boltinoff; 7 page story "Rich Man, Poor Man"; 2 page text story "The Girl in the Dream"; 1 page Jerry Jitterbug filler "Gift of Cheese Sandwiches" by Henry Boltinoff. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 59
    • Paper: White
    • Scarce. Only 2 in census.
    • Label #848DE1-007

    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 Pages, 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
    • 1/2" Spine split from top.
    • Chew.
  • 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.

  • 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 #54
    Journey into Unknown Worlds (1951 2nd Series) 54
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    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 #69
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 69
  • Issue #23
    King of the Royal Mounted (1952-1958 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. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #83
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 83
    • 5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
  • Issue #58
    Leave It to Binky (1948) 58
  • Issue #104
    Little Lulu (1948-1980 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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #104
    Lone Ranger (1948-1962 Dell) 104
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #184
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941-1962 Dell) 184
    • Staple rust with migration.

    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 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 31
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Tape at spine.

    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.