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Comic books April 1957

  • Issue #4
    No image available
    Published Apr 1957 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #227
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 227
    Published Apr 1957 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scratching to front and back of slab.
    • Label #0166589006
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1 1/4" Spine split from base of comic. Centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Man with the Triple X-Ray Eyes," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; An occurrence in space causes Superman to lose control of his X-ray vision, making him burn up anything he looks at. "The Great Jungle Animal Count" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. 2/3-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. Strange Road under the Sea article. "The Girl Planeteer" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 132 #4
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Vol. 132 #4

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  • Issue #235
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 235

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Confession of Superboy!, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Clark Kent reveals his id to the world, just to see what will happen! Lionel and His Lions humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Show-Off of the Sea starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. The Doom of the Giant Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    Adventure Life Magazine (1957-1959 Vista) 1st Series Vol. 1 #2

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  • Issue #83
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 83

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    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. Stories by Ogden Whitney and John Rosenberger. Stories by John Rosenberger and Ogden Whitney. 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 #44
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 44

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    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Oil's Well Part 1, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob is hired as a trouble-shooter to solve a problem at some oil wells. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Oil's Well Part 2. Jet Age Ahead article by Raymond Perry. Oil's Well Part 3; Bob accidentally saves the day. Private Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 36

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    Cover pencils by Bob Oksner. Untitled The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis story, pencils by Bob Oksner; In Ireland, Jerry finds a real leprechaun. Honey in Hollywood two-page story. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 32
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    • 1 1/2" Spine split from base of comic. Staple rust.

    "Secret of the Stone Panther!" Danny and Rex visit the Kawa Indian tribe, where they meet and become friends with Chief Gray Owl. They also encounter an archeologist on the track of a giant panther of Indian folklore and crooks looking to exploit the situation. Also includes: "Mystery of the Talking Fish!" (starring Detective Chimp); "Masquerade on Hideaway Island!"; and "Canine in Combat." Script by Gil Kane and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino, inks by Bernard Sachs. Cover by Kane and Sachs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 10

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  • Issue #44
    All American Men of War (1952) 44
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    "The Flying Frogman," "Bullet Net," "Battle Colors," and "The Sixth Soldier" (art by Russ Heath). Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Bill Finger, Jack Abel, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Bill Finger, Jerry Grandenetti, and Russ Heath. 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.

  • Issue #1
    All for Love Vol. 1 (1957-58 Prize) 1

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    Cover art by Bill Draut. "Dream Wedding," inks by Marvin Stein; Julie vows that her wedding will be even grander than her sister Ritas; 2 years later, Julie becomes engaged to Dick and insists on a fancy ceremony even though her family cant afford it; She argues with Dick as well; Rita arrives and says financial problems are causing strife in her marriage. "Eyes Have It" text story. "Hollow Triumph," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by Bob Fuje; Martha falls in love with her boss Jim, even though hes engaged to his secretary Hazel; When Hazels son from a previous marriage is injured, Martha fills in for her at the office; Martha sabotages Hazels work and Hazel quits. "I Was Only Cheating Myself," art by Ted Galindo; Sue, personnel supervisor at a factory, has a crush on fellow worker Al, but learns employee Edna is also in love with him; Sue decides to resign, but Al admits he loves her, not Edna. "Take It Easy" text story. "My Wishful Heart," pencils by Mort Meskin; Abby loves her boss, lawyer Alan, and becomes jealous when he pays attention to a new client, wealthy young widow Mrs. Manning; Abby considers sabotaging Alans case since that would mean Mrs. Manning would dump Alan, but is too ethical to do it. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 31 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 31 #4

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  • Issue #37
    Andy Panda (1953 Dell) 37
    • Cover loose.

    Walter Lantz' Andy Panda. Cover by John Carey. Stories by unknown. Art by Pete Alvarado, Vic Lockman, John Carey and Vivie Risto. Featuring the tales "The Star Stunters," "Horsing Around" and "The Big Cap Capture," plus four untitled 1-page stories! Starring Andy Panda, Charlie Chicken, Clark Chicken (cousin of Charlie Chicken), Mister Adams, Mr. Gadget, Pickpocket Pete and Buzz Buzzard! Also: Chilly Willy in "The Astronomers"! Starring Chilly Willy, Sammy Seal and Bully Bear (villain)! And: Homer Pigeon in the 1-page text story "Red Is for Danger"! Starring Homer Pigeon, Red Cardinal and Carrie Pigeon! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Angel (1955 Dell) 9
    Published Apr 1957 by Dell.

    Angel. Cover by Mel Casson? Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring the tales "The Diamond Chase," "Safety in Numbers," "The Icy Skate Party" and "The Cozy Club Houses," plus three untitled 1-page stories! Also: Hubert Holmes in the 1-page text story "What a Pickle"! And: Stanley in "The Space Man"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #85
    Archie (1943) 85

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring Archie in: "Micro-Phoneys"; "The Faring of the Green"; "Invitation To a Dance"; the half-pager "Wife Strife"; "Spring Shower"; and the 1-pager "His Merry Old Mobile"! Plus: Betty and Veronica in "Forget-Me-Not"; Reggie in the half-pager "Negative Response"; and Jughead in "Pearls of Wisdom" and the 1-pager "Labor Slaving"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 344 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 344 #4

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  • Issue #60
    Astonishing (1951) 60
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1275536003

    Cover art by Bill Everett. The House of Fear!, art by John Forte; A man and a woman enter a creepy house when they are confronted by a spectral figure. Monster in the Mist!, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Ralph Mayo; A ship briefly goes through a time warp to the year 1519 and return to the present day just in time to avoid being sunk by a sea monster. The Trap!, art by Tony DiPreta. The Trap!, art by Tony DiPreta. Trapped by the Little Men!, art by Pete Morisi; When little men wake him from a sound sleep demanding that he come with them, a man realizes that his ancestor was Gulliver from "Gulliver's Travels." When He Presses the Button!, art by Ed Winiarski. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 59 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 59 #2

    April 1957. Cover by Freas. Stories: "Call Me Joe" by Poul Anderson, "Chain Reaction" by John A. Sentry, "Torch" by Christopher Anvil, "The Mile-Long Spaceship" by Kate Wilhelm, "The Lost Vegan" by E. J. McKenzie, Jr. and "The Dawning Light" (Part 2 of 3) by Robert Randall. Article "The Unblind Workings of Chance" by Isaac Asimov. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #79
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 79

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  • Issue #107
    Batman (1940) 107
    Tags: Batman
    Published Apr 1957 by DC.

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    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Boy Who Adopted Batman," pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Danny Benson, a boy without a father, often talked to the Batman statue in the park; One day, he tells the statue about a gang of crooks and eventually he assists in the round-up of the criminals. Careers in Nursing public service announcement with Buzzy, art by Ruben Moreira. One-page Warden Willis story by Henry Boltinoff. "Robin Falls in Love," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; Robin falls hard for a lovely young skater after saving her life....a romance that causes problems for Batman in their daily crime fighting chores! "Foiling the Getaways" text story. 2/3-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Grown-Up Boy Wonder," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Stan Kaye; While examining a lead-lined box Superman had brought back from outer space, Dick accidentally touches a release, emitting a gas that causes him to grow bodily into manhood, thus forcing him to give up his Robin persona and adopting a different crime fighting ID. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #83
    Batman (1950 K.G. Murray) Australian Edition 83
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Australian Edition.
    • Label #6CBCBD-006

    Australian Reprint series

  • Issue #28
    Battle Action (1952) 28
    Published Apr 1957 by Atlas.
    • Interior is complete. Severe water damage.

    "The Commie-Busters" (art by Gene Colan?), "In the Thick of Battle" (art by Paul Reinman), "Battlefield Fury" (art by Cal Massey), "Decoy!" (art by George Woodbridge), "An Ambush Awaits Them" (art by Don Heck), and a two-page text story, "The Rash Prince." John Severin cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #168
    Bedside Bachelor (1957) 168

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    The Bedside Bachelor (1957) is a paperback book published by Lion Library and edited by Paul Steiner. Cover by Bud Hawley. Bedside Bachelor is full of mostly text gags with some cartoons, all with a wicked wit for hot-blooded men. 192 pages, color cover with black and white illustrations in the interior, 4.25-in x 7-in. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #9
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 9
    • 3 1/2" spine split from the bottom. Oxidation. Water damage.
  • Issue #44
    Big Town (1951) 44

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    Based on the TV and radio show of the same name, Big Town lasted 50 issues. This installment includes the following: "The Amazing Newshound of The Illustrated Press!" (a dog helps Steve find a kidnap victim); "The Dream That Baffled Big Town!"; and "The Mark of a Reporter!" Scripts John Broom, pencils by Manny Stallman, inks by John Giunta. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #111
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 111
    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Dillin, Charles Cuidera and Sheldon Moldoff. Three stories! "The Menace of the Machines" - A crazed film special effects genius creates miniature machines to steal for him and challenges the Blackhawks to stop him. Plus: "The Perils of Blackie, the Wonder Bird" - Blackie, the team's mascot hawk, is sent to retrieve a message from an undercover agent, then must evade the smugglers trying to keep the Blackhawks from receiving the message. And: "Trigger Craig's Magic Carpet" - Gangster Trigger Craig finds a magic flying carpet and embarks on a crime spree. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Blazing Guns Western Magazine (1956-1957 Arnold Magazines) 4

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  • Issue #101
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 101
    • 1 1/4" spine split from top.
  • Vol. 6 #4
    Bold Magazine (1954 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 6 #4

    Volume 6, Issue 4 - April 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 #2
    Brain, The (1956) 2

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    Art by Dan DeCarlo and others. Comical misadventures of a boy genius, featuring early art by legendary Archie artist Dan DeCarlo. The Brain sets out to catch a burglar with his homemade inventions; Kelly's friend Jinx decides to go on safari at the local zoo; The Brain's attempts to earn more "dough" for the family result in giant loaves of bread filling the house. The Mashed Burglar; Brainstorms: A Better Mouse Trap; The Day the Zoo Was Jinxed; Russel the Muscle; Kelly and Chopsticks in Roller Doggie; Big Dough. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
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    I. W. reprint edition Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #11
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 11

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    Cover by Irv Novick. "Robin Hood vs the Merrie Men," script by Bill Finger, art by Russ Heath; A knock to the head causes Robin Hood to get amnesia; Prince John takes advantage and tells Robin that he is a captain in his guard, whose mission is to capture the Merrie Men! "The Terror Stone," script by Bob Haney, art by Joe Kubert; The wicked Baron Thorvald acquires a large meteorite that acts as a super-magnet, ripping apart the nails in a ship and seizing the weapons from men's hands; Jon goes to face Thorvald, armed only with a sword and shield carved from wood. Target Shooting article by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tommy Nicolosi; Facts about different targets used in archery practice. The Victory That Lost the War article by Jack Miller, art by Raymond Perry; An account of the battle between William the Conqueror and the English army. "Forest of Fearful Traps," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Irv Novick; While sirs Lancelot and Galahad joust in Camelots courtyard, Sir Bratho watches from the stands with disdain; He wants to be a member of the Knights of the Round Table, but they always deny him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
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    Edited by Betty Sears. Featuring some comic content. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 122 pages, B&W.

  • Vol. 1 #6
    Caper Magazine (1956 Dee Publishing) Vol. 1 #6

    Volume 1, Issue 6, April, 1957. 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 #55
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 55
  • Issue #5
    Caught (1956) 5
    Published Apr 1957 by Atlas.

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    "The Spider Strikes!" (art by Don Heck?), "Framed!" (art by Reed Crandall), "The Impersonator!" (art by Frank Bolle), "Trapped in the Cave!" (art by Bernard Krigstein), "The Wages of Crime," and a two-page text story, "The Smugglers." John Severin cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Cavalcade (1957-1980 Skye-Challenge) Vol. 1 #1

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  • Vol. 5 #46
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Vol. 5 #46

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  • Issue #537
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 537

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    Painted cover art by Lin Streeter. "The Three Fairies," script by Giambattista Basile (adapted from his original story), art by Lin Streeter; Three fairy godmothers help a fair maiden escape her evil stepmother and meet a handsome prince. "Aesop's Fables: The Ant and the Dove," art by Lin Streeter; A dove saves an ant from drowning, and the ant repays the favor by saving the dove from a human. "Rub-A-Dub-Dub," art by Alex A. Blum; classic nursery Rhyme. Article on The Flamingo, art by William A. Walsh. Color This Picture With Crayons page, art by Lin Streeter. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #537
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 537

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

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Climax (1957-1964 Macfadden 2nd Series) Vol. 1 #1

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    Volume 1, Issue 1 - April 1957. Men's interest magazine, featuring a focus on old west and war stories. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 1 #6
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  • Issue #42
    Combat Kelly (1951 Atlas) 42
    • Paper: White

    "Mass Attack," "Our Outfit is Pinned Down," "Prisoner Patrol," "Ambush in Enemy Territory," and "Million-To-One Mission," plus a two-page text story, "The Best Driver." All art by Dave Berg. John Severin cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Confessions of the Lovelorn (1954) 80

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  • Vol. 16 #6
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  • Issue #76
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 76

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  • Issue #4
    Date with Millie (1956 1st series) 4

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

  • Issue #8
    Dell Junior Treasury (1955) 8

    Raggedy Ann and the Camel with the Wrinkled Knees. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #242
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 242
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Underworld Bat-Cave starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris. Careers in Nursing public service announcement starring Buzzy, art by Ruben Moreira. The Man Who Could Make Money starring Roy Raymond TV Detective, art by Ruben Moreira. Warden Willis humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Thirty Fathom Sleuth starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa. 32 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.