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Comic books August 1957

  • Issue #18-15C
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    15¢ Price Variant. Uncle Scrooge in a book length adventure "Land of the Pygmy Indians" in which Scrooge's efforts to get a home in the wilderness leads to the unknown land of the pygmy Indians. Issue also has Gyro Gearloose in an untitled story, a one-page text feature "The Superstitious Citizen," and one-page gag strips. Stories by Carl Barks. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #16
    Unexpected (1956) 16
    Published Aug 1957 by DC.

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    Cover art by Ruben Moreira. Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game! ad for Wilson Chemical Co. "The Magic Hammer, art by Jack Kirby; Gerald Bard finds Thor's hammer and uses it as a rainmaker, but Thor arrives to retrieve it. Moolah the Mystic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "I Was a Spy for Them, art by Mort Meskin; Aliens use a scientist to do research on Earth for them before their invasion, but they don't count on him having a secret weapon to stop them. Brainstorm humor half-page by Irwin Hasen. Earn While You Learn! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. "The Exile from Earth, script by Dave Wood, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Kirk Randall uses an ancient Egyptian ring to makes himself invulnerable—as long as he doesn't touch the ground—to commit a string of robberies. Professor Eureka humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "Meeting-Ground of the Spirits article. "The Interplanetary Line-Up, art by Ruben Moreira; A detective searches a science-fiction writers' masquerade ball for an alien; After several mistakes, he finally spots the tell-tale clue giving the alien away. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #203-10C
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    Cover pencils by Tony Strobl. Stories by Carl Barks, Carl Fallberg, Vic Lockman, Bob Karp and unknown. Art by Carl Barks, Paul Murry, Jack Bradbury, Gil Turner, Tony Strobl and Al Taliaferro. Donald Duck stars in Carl Barks' "Special Delivery"! Plus: Mickey Mouse and Goofy in "The Crystal Ball Quest" (part 1 of 2); Pluto in "Fireman Pluto"; Li'l Bad Wolf in "Doing Bad for Good"; 1-page Mickey Mouse text story "A Will and a Way"; and four Donald Duck daily strips. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #203-15C
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 203-15C

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    15 Cent Test Market Edition. Cover pencils by Tony Strobl. Stories by Carl Barks, Carl Fallberg, Vic Lockman, Bob Karp and unknown. Art by Carl Barks, Paul Murry, Jack Bradbury, Gil Turner, Tony Strobl and Al Taliaferro. Donald Duck stars in Carl Barks' "Special Delivery"! Plus: Mickey Mouse and Goofy in "The Crystal Ball Quest" (part 1 of 2); Pluto in "Fireman Pluto"; Li'l Bad Wolf in "Doing Bad for Good"; 1-page Mickey Mouse text story "A Will and a Way"; and four Donald Duck daily strips. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
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  • Issue #64
    Western Comics (1948) 64
    Published Aug 1957 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Jerry Serpe. The Strong Man of the West starring Pow Wow Smith, script by Gardner Fox, art by Carmine Infantino. Strange Indian Beliefs fact page by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tommy Nicolosi. The Secret of Nighthawks' Signature starring Nighthawk, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella. The Cowboys Had a Word for It fact page by Mort Drucker. How to Make New Friends public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. Wild Animal Rodeo starring Rodeo Rick, script by Gardner Fox, art by Sy Barry. Chippewa Hunters article by Julius Schwartz. The Five Clues to Outlaw X starring the Wyoming Kid, script by Gardner Fox, art by Frank Giacoia. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Western Gunfighters (1956 Atlas) 27

    Cover art by John Severin. The Last Hours of Hank Borden!, art by Gene Colan. Rustlers Plot text story. The Raiders of Powder River!, art by Werner Roth. Showdown Street! The Stranger Wore No Guns!, art by George Woodbridge. Trail of the Outlaw? 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Western Kid (1954 Atlas) 17

    Cover art by John Severin. Untitled Western Kid story, art by John Romita. The Tin Star text story. Western Kid story, art by John Romita. The Kid's Last Stand!, art by John Romita. Crisis In Laredo, art by Alfonso Greene. Flaming Six-Guns!, art by John Romita. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Western Outlaws (1954 Atlas) 21

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    Edited by Stan Lee. Cover by Fred Kida and Carl Burgos (alterations). Stories by Joe Sinnott, John Severin, Frank Bolle, Syd Shores, Al Eadeh, Bob Forgione, and Jack Abel. Cowboys, bad guys, brawls and gunfights—these are rough rawhide tales of Western Outlaws! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 20 #11
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  • Issue #92
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 92
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    Cover pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Disappearing Train," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Steve and Diana are kidnapped into another dimension. "The Revolt of the Winged Robot," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Angle Man uses Wonder Woman's taped voice to gain control of her robot plane. The Female Robinson Crusoe article. "The Circus of Mystery," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; A circus advertises Wonder Woman as a star, and when the real Wonder Woman challenges the fake, the Ringmaster challenges her to prove it. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Woody Woodpecker (1947 Dell/Gold Key) 44

    Walter Lantz' Woody Woodpecker. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring the tales "The Case of the Pilfered Pines," "Flying's For the Birds" and "Practically Joked"! Also: Homer Pigeon in "Trunk Trouble"! And: Chilly Willy in the 1-page text story "The Last Laugh"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    World of Fantasy (1956) 8
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    • RESTORATION. Color touch to front cover.
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    "She Lives Again!" (art by Joe Orlando), "Whose Face Have I," "Cell #35-A" (art by Al Eaden), "The Mark of X!" (art by Matt Fox), "The Secret of the Black Cloud!" (art by Dave Berg), "The Girl You Must Not See!" (art by John Forte), and a two-page text story, "Hidden Mountain." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    World's Finest (1941) 89
    Published Aug 1957 by DC.
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    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Staple added (not manufacturing).
    • 4 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Club of Heroes starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye; John Mayhew brings the Club of Heroes together and will give them a headquarters, but they must select a chairman for the club; The Heroes decide that the hero who performs the most good deeds will become chairman. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. The Legend of the Keeper of the Winds starring The Arrow Maker, art by Jim McArdle. Video Laffs humor half-pager by Harry Lampert. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. How to Become an Expert Softball Player text article. The Strange Circus of Mr. Sinistro starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 2nd Appearance of The Batmen of All Nations. (The Batmen of All Nations made their first modern age appearance in Batman #667-669.) 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Wyatt Earp (1955 Atlas/Marvel) 12

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    Cover art by Joe Maneely. Frame-Up In Fresno starring Wyatt Earp, art by Dick Ayers. The Cloaked Figure text story. Guns Along the Rio Grande starring Wyatt Earp, art by Dick Ayers. The Man Who Out-Drew Wyatt starring Wyatt Earp, art by Dick Ayers. A Handful of Bullets, art by Al Williamson. A Town Tamer starring Wyatt Earp, art by Dick Ayers. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Wyatt Earp Frontier Marshal (1956 Charlton) 17

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    Cover pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Vince Alascia. Gunslinger's Paradise starring Wyatt Earp, pencils by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, inks by Vince Alascia. The Last Notch starring Wyatt Earp, pencils by Bill Molno, inks by Vince Alascia. Burned Brands text story. Ambush!, art by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. Rancher Rankins humor half-page. Brainy Bradley humor half-page. Tin Horn Hero starring Wyatt Earp, pencils by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, inks by Sal Trapani. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Zane Grey's Stories of the West (1955) 34

    Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. "Saguaro National Monument" Natural Wonders of the West story by Gaylord Du Bois; Describes the giant saguaro cacti that cover sixty thousand acres of Arizona desert, and how they are used by Indians and animals. "30,000 on the Hoof," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Albert Micale; Logan and Lucinda; Ranch, family, horses, cattle; Campbells with knives try rob stock; Three Huett sons prevail; Daughter Babs was adopted, marries brother Abe; Sons volunteer for WWI; Logan waits until the beeves price is high, seeks war profits, takes wrapped cash to pridefully show off; buyer is a swindle, Logan gets newspaper, loses a million. "Desert Death Trap" text story by Gaylord Du Bois. "Black Bart, the Robber Poet," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Albert Micale; Schoolteacher Boles changes careers; As C. E. Bolton he banked his loot in San Francisco; Thirty odd robberies, never of passengers, only express boxes, carefully planned, using a shotgun he never fired (some believe was not even loaded), wearing a linen duster, masked with a flour sack. The Cowboy – at Work – at Play article by Gaylord Du Bois. "Bill Tilghman" Heroes of the West article by Gaylord Du Bois. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.