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Comic books August 1957

  • Issue #2
    Gunsmoke Trail (1957) 2

    Western comics featuring the masked lawman The Rider, Native hero Lone Eagle, and grizzled prospector the Old Hermit. The hooded hero The Rider takes on The Baron, who is trying to turn the West into his own personal kingdom. Lawman Brent Foster seeks the truth behind the murder of Hiram Keighley. A con man with a traveling casino tries to get The Hermit to join in his scheme. The Rider: Renegades at Buffalo Butte; Ghost Bullet; Swift Arrow: The Brave with Many Brothers!; Swift Arrow: Land of Danger!; The Hermit: The Square Wheel. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Happy Jack (1957) 1
  • Issue #27
    Heckle and Jeckle (1952 St. John/Pines) 27

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  • Issue #1
    Hedy Wolfe (1957) 1
    Published Aug 1957 by Atlas.
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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Here Comes Charlie Brown PB (1957 Fawcett) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Charles Schulz. Featuring selected cartoons from "Good Ol' Charlie Brown!" Softcover, 4-in. x 7in., 120 pages, B&W. All Ages Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #66
    Hi-School Romance (1949) 66

    Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. A romance comic from Harvey, as the teens of the 1950s explore the new world of dating. Debbie falls for her buddy Russ, but finds herself trapped in the friendzone. Gloria is torn between handsome Kip and nerdy Mark, until a student council election forces her to make a choice. Naive Cindy feels the Earth move during a party game of Spin the Bottle, but she doesn't know the identity of the lucky boy she kissed. City girl Marion feels country boy Jack is too fresh when they meet in a haystack, but she warms to him after he works bare-chested in her family's yard. Suspicious Of Love!; In Love; I Flattered Men; A Kiss To Remember; Lovable Yokel!; Hi-School Hi-Spots. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    High (1957-1959 Periodical House) Vol. 1 #2

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    Vol 1 #1 to #5 were published in tall/narrow format; then with Vol. #1 #5 format switched to standard magazine-size. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #15
    Homer the Happy Ghost (1955 Atlas) 15

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. "Gosh, it's a rainy day..."; The gang answers an ad looking for someone to haunt a house. Advertisement for body builder Joe Bonomo's Strongmen's Club of America, includes half-page, 6-panel cartoon. Homer's Coloring Page coloring contest. "Scuse me, can you tell me where I can find the public library?; Melvin needs to get a book from the library. "Look, gang, Dugan has a stove!"; The gang goes looking for coal to burn in Dugan's new stove. Scripts by Stan Lee, art by Dan DeCarlo. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 65
    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Featuring: 6 page story "The Magic Lantern" drawn by Bill Ely; 6 page story "The Road to Nowhere" drawn by Bernard Baily; 6 page story "Three Fearful Wishes" drawn by Jim McArdle; 6 page story "The Human Dragon" pencilled by Jack Kirby. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Humbug (1957) 1
    • 4" cumulative spine split, heavy cover oxidation.
    • 1 1/4" spine split from the bottom. Heavy water damage.
    • Interior is complete. Back cover missing, front cover detached.

    August 1957 Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 7 #5
    If Worlds of Science Fiction (1952 Pulp Digest) Vol. 7 #5

    August 1957. Cover by Mel Hunter. Stories: "Why Guided Missiles Can Not Be Controlled" by "Y", "The Tunesmith" by Lloyd Biggle, Jr., "Wanted In Surgery" by Harlan Ellison, "The Last Victory" by Tom Godwin, "The Birds and the Bees" by Dave E. Fisher, "Bramble Bush" by Alan E. Nourse, "The Bridge" by G. G. Revelle, and "The Last Brave Invader" by Charles L. Fontenay. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; 120 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 8 #4
    Imagination (1950 Digest) Vol. 8 #4

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    August 1957. Cover by Malcolm Smith. Science fiction stories: "Battle Out of Time" by Dwight V. Swain, "The Hostile Survivors" by A. Bertram Chandler, "Skid Row Pilot" by Randall Garrett, "Reality Unlimited" by Robert Silverberg, and "Flight into the Unknown" by Tom W. Harris. 5-3/8 in. x 7-1/4 in; black and white with spot color; 128 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    Impact (1957 Hanro Corp.) Vol. 1 #2

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  • Vol. 35 #8
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  • Issue #16
    Jace Pearson of the Texas Rangers (1953) 16

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    "The Secret of Sam Bass" and "Jingle Joe's Last Ride." Back-up story, "Famous Texans: Charles Goodnight." Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 19 #10
    Jack and Jill (1938) Vol. 19 #10
    Published Aug 1957 by Curtis.
    • Discounted from $2.00.

    Text stories and illustrations. Santa Clause Cover by Ann Eshner. 68 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 1 #6
    Jem Magazine (1956-1967) Vol. 1 #6
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Volume 1 Issue 6, August 1957. Published by Joe Weider, Mr. Olympia Founder. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., Text, (with B&W and Color Photos) MATURE READERS Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #59
    Journey into Unknown Worlds (1951 2nd Series) 59
    • Centerfold detached at single staple.

    Cover pencils by Bill Everett. The Dreadful Disc!, art by John Forte; A thief uses a disc that reduces his height to ten inches so his pursuer catches him with a mousetrap. I Wake Up Screaming, art by Richard Doxsee; When a criminal attempts to start over as an amnesia victim by altering his looks and using hypnosis to implant a mental block, the doctors trip him up by creating a fantasy wherein he must save the person he cares most about and he screams out his own name. Shock at Seven O'Clock, pencils by Ted Galindo; The ten year anniversary of a pirate attack signals doom for the pirate captain and his crew as the ghosts from an old victim catch up with them. The Strange Warning!, art by Ruben Moreira; A businessman has a premonition about a plane going down that saves his life. Out of this World text story. A Shaggy Wolf Tale!, pencils by Al Williamson. The Man Who Lived Twice!, pencils by Al Eadah. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 43

    "Camera Shy," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Jughead is snapping embarrassing pictures of his friends. "Splashing Around"; Li'l Jinx gets all messed up by washing. "No Quarter Given"; Souphead keeps pestering Jughead for money. "G-Round Numbers"; Jughead eats 29 hamburgers in one sitting. "Winner Take All"; Jughead keeps taking advantage of Reggie. "Angles vs. Curves"; Betty wants Archie to judge a fashion show, but he goes fishing with Jughead instead. "The Hex with It"; Jughead asks Betty to a matinee on Friday the Thirteenth. "Asleep in the Deep"; Archie and Reggie keep trying to get Jughead to wake up and enjoy the day. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Kid from Texas (1957) 2
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #CC6B98-035

    Final issue in the series. "Six-Gun Showdown in Laredo," "Stampede at Boot Canyon," "Red Claw's Revenge," and "Hand Over Yore Guns" (art on all by Joe Sinnott), plus a back-up story, "Wanted: Dead or Alive!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    King of the Royal Mounted (1952 Dell) 25

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    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. King seeks the truth about a phantom gunman. Also, a text article on the Great Northern Wolf. The Great Northern Wolf; The Dead Ringer; Men of the Wilderness; The Last Voyage; The Phantom Gunner; Famous Places of the Northwest. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 89

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    "Pearls of Wisdom"; Moose orders a 'Pearl of the Orient' from an ad in a magazine that is supposed to endow him with mystic powers. "Queen Bee" starring Katy Keene, Sis, Gloria Granbilt, and Danny, art by Bill Woggon. Archie Annual ad. "That's My Gal"; Jughead falls for a woman who dresses like him and eats like him. Archie Club News. "Stop the Presses," script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx and Greg decide to start a newspaper using a rubber stamp set. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #110
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 110
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • File Copy.
    • Label #0693B9-001

    Take Me Out To the Ball Game; Tubby takes Lulu to the ball game. One Kid Too Many; Lulu is asked by Mrs. Widdly to find homes for her kittens. At the Beach; Lulu takes Alvin to the beach, and he gets lost. Little Itch Seeks Revenge; Lulu tells Alvin about when Itch plays tricks on the poor little girl, and they all backfire. Untitled story; Tubby finds that he can play real music on his violin when it has only one string. 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 #48
    Little Max (1949) 48
    Published Aug 1957 by Harvey.

    Stories and art by Warren Kremer and Al Avison. 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 legends of Paul Bunyan. Little Max accidentally pins the tail on a real donkey. Also featuring games for young readers, including a do-it-yourself bowling alley and a Talking Hand. Plus solo stories featuring Hector the Director and Humphrey. Big Max; Clothes Call; High Sign; Ol' Doc Max; Surprise Game; Target Practice; Rumpus; Game Page; Humphrey; Little Max Rhymes with Reason; Hector the Director. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #110
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 110

    Cover art by Don Spaulding. Illustrated color ad for Seven-Up soft drink; Story of Cinderella retold in teen slang. The Most Daring Disguise, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger disguises himself as General Custer to fool the Sioux. On the Dodge, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Clint Dawes says he has an old charter claiming a large area now settled by others; He calls them squatters and burns them out if they don't leave. Spanish Galleon, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Escaping from the Olmecs, Young Hawk and Little Buck take a canoe and go down river to the sea; A strong wind pushes them out to sea where they find a Spanish Galleon shipwrecked on a rock. Promo for subscriptions to Dell's Lone Ranger comic; Premium is Magic Play Slate. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #190A
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 190A
    • Staple rust with migration.

    10 cent cover price Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #190B
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 190B

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    15 cent variant cover Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #190
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    Identical to regular edition except cover price is 15 cents. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #26
    Lorna the Jungle Queen (1953) 26
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Lorna stars in "Return of the Outcast," "Doom Walked the Jungle," and "It Stalks by Night." Also in this issue: "The Jungle Adventures of Greg Knight: The Last Hunt" and "Tales of the Jungle: King of the Beasts!" Syd Shores art. Bill Everett cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Love Romances (1949) 70

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    Cover by Bill Everett. Edited by Stan Lee. Stories by unknown. Art by Vince Colletta, John Tartaglione, Jay Scott Pike, Ann Brewster and Tom Scheuer. Have you ever felt the way Gloria did? Don't miss..."All Thru With Him"! Plus: You'll live and love every minute of..."Getting To Know You!" Also featuring: "A Man Around the House"; "The Reason Why..."; and "Your Hand In Mine"! And: 2-page text story "Finding A Star"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
    Lovers (1952) 86
    Published Aug 1957 by Marvel.

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  • Issue #34
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 34

    Painted cover art by Norman Mingo. "MAD Coats of Arms," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Kelly Freas; Proposed coats of arms for current celebrities. MAD Pocket-Sized Books ad. "Wedding Album," art by Wally Wood (as Wally Balloo); Typical wedding pictures contrasted with pictures of the same couple six months later. "Future TV Ad" by Don Martin. "Mr. Science," script by Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, art by Mort Drucker; Mr. Science performs a simple experiment with a light bulb and nearly burns down the studio. "$ucce$$ $tory," script by Frank Jacobs, art by George Woodbridge; Story of Edgar's rise to the presidency of a corporation. "Modern Furniture," art by Dave Berg; A review of the "advantages" of modern furniture. "Baseball Is Ruining Our Children," art by Wally Wood; Parody of the findings of Dr. Wertham regarding comic books, where nearly every juvenile delinquent has been found to have played or watched baseball. "Products For TV Commercials, Inc", script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Bob Clarke. "Orson Bean's The Two Chinese Fellas Who Go To An American Restaurant Routine," script by Orson Bean, art by Wally Wood; Illustrated comedy routine that reverses cliches about Chinese restaurants and people. "The Spitball Contest," script and art by Don Martin. "MAD's Picture-Phone Backdrops," art by George Woodbridge; Ideas for backdrops so that when you answer the picture-phone of the future, you can still lie to people about where you are. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Madhouse (1957 Ajax 2nd series) 2

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    Stories and art by the Iger Shop. A reprint of Madhouse (1954 Ajax 1st Series) #4. An attempt to duplicate the humor of MAD from Ajax-Farrell and the anonymous talents in the Iger Shop. Ghosts try to get rid of the Beatniks that have moved into their haunted house, in a story with surreal imagery and hilarious pseudo-Beat dialogue. The new sheriff in town confronts outlaw Dan McGoon. In a spoof of detective movies, the trail of missing dancer Annie Body leads to danger. Crazy Mixed Up Arizona; Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore...She's Gone Man!; Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore...She's Gone Man! Flat Foot Floogie; Going-Going-Real Gone!; Pssst-Confidential (My Eye!) The Uncensored Lowdown of Joe Blow's Rise to Fame! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 13 #2
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 13 #2

    Volume 13, Issue 2 - August, 1957. Cover by Barry Waldman. "The Menace from Earth" by Robert A. Heinlein, plus more fantasy and Science fiction stories by Walter M. Miller, Stuart Palmer, Mildred Clingerman, Rog Phillips, William Morrison, LEs Cole, Damon Knight, H. Kin Bulmer, Doris P. Buck and Isaac Asimov. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in. 128 pages, text only. Cover price $0.35.

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

  • Vol. 7 #2
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    Volume 7, Issue 2 - August 1957. Men's interest magazine focusing on celebrity gossip and pin-up models. 4-in. x 6-in., 64 pages, B&W Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 8 #1
    Man to Man Magazine (1949 Picture Magazines) Vol. 8 #1

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  • Vol. 1 #2
    Man's Exploits (1957-1958 Arnold Magazines) 1st Series Vol. 1 #2

    Volume 1, Issue 2 - August 1957. Men's interests magazine featuring articles on hunting, fitness, war, crime, and pin-up girl pictorials. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 66 pages, B&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 3 #1
    Man's Illustrated Magazine (1955-1975 Hanro Corp.) Vol. 3 #1

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  • Vol. 5 #8
    Man's Magazine (1952-1976) Vol. 5 #8

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  • Issue #7
    Marines at War (1957) 7
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Only one staple (manufacturing)
    • 1 1/4" cumulative spine split.
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached.

    Final issue of the series. "The Breaking Point!" (art by Gene Colan), "Duel at 20,000" (art by Joe Orlando), "Pinned Down," "Machine-Gun Nest," "The Big Push" (art by Joe Sinnott), and a two-page text story, "The Drawbridge." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Marines in Battle (1954) 19
    • 1.75" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached.

    Iron Mike McGraw in "Captured" (art by Joe Sinnott). Also "Action on Atobi Atoll" (art by Jay Scott Pike), "Shellfire" (art by Paul Reinman), the History of the U.S. Marine Corps chapter "Call Out the Marines," "Get 'em, Gyrenes" (art by Gene Colan), and a two-page text story, "Master of Paris." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #159
    Marvel Tales (1949-1957 Marvel/Atlas) 159

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    The Man Who Believed, art by Paul Reinman. The Last Look, art by Bernie Krigstein. Wish You Were Here, art by Ed Winiarski; An artist with a poor memory for details comes across an old man who designs greeting cards with magic ink that makes what is drawn there actually occur. Four Who Vanished, art by Al Eadeh. Nose for News text story. Behind the Iron Gate!, art by Matt Fox. The Terrible Touch!, art by Syd Shores; A miner comes upon the immortal king Midas, takes him for a claim jumper and grabs him; The two men that the miner is telling the story to scoff in disbelief so the miner removes his gloves revealing solid gold hands. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 54 #5
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  • Issue #2
    Men's Digest (1957-1977 Camerarts Publishing Company) 2

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  • Vol. 33 #3
    Men's Pictorial (1956 New Publications) Vol. 33 #3

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    Volume 33, Issue 3 - August 1957. Men's interest magazine focusing on crime hunting and war stories, with pictorials of beautiful women. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 82 pages, B&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    MGM's Spike and Tyke (1955) 10
  • Issue #55-10C
    Mickey Mouse (1941-90 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 55-10C

    Mickey Mouse in "Nabbing the Fur-Nappers," "Mystery of Moving Island," and "The Zoo Snoozer." Issue also has The Li'l Bad Wolf in "The Dot-A-Larm," one-page text story "Box Top Blues," and one page gag strips throughout book. No art/story credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55-15C
    Mickey Mouse (1941-90 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 55-15C

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    15ยข Test Market Price Variant. Mickey Mouse in "Nabbing the Fur-Nappers," "Mystery of Moving Island," and "The Zoo Snoozer." Issue also has The Li'l Bad Wolf in "The Dot-A-Larm," one-page text story "Box Top Blues," and one page gag strips throughout book. No art/story credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • 1957, #16
    Mickey Mouse (German Series 1951 Micky Maus) 1957, #16

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