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Comic books August 1957

  • 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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  • 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.
  • 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
    • Staple rust.
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    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) Pulp 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.

    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

    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 Atlas) 159

    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. 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.

  • 1957, #17
    Mickey Mouse (German Series 1951 Micky Maus) 1957, #17

    August #2, 1957 - German language reprint. 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #74
    Mighty Mouse (1947 St. John/Pines) 74
  • Vol. 2 #3
    Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine (1956-1985 Renown Publications) Vol. 2 #3

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  • Vol. 8 #3
    Movie and TV Spotlight (1949 Actual Publishing) Vol. 8 #3

    Volume 8, Issue 3 - August, 1957. Movie and TV celebrity gossip magazine. Features stories on Natalie Wood, Pat Boone, Sophia Loren, and a cover feature on Rock Hudson. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 76 pages, B&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #58
    Mr. District Attorney (1948) 58

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    Cover by Ruben Moreira. Stories by Henry Boltinoff, Al McLean and unknown. Art by Howard Purcell, Ray Burnley, George Papp, Henry Boltinoff, Al McLean and unknown. Mr. District Attorney in: "The Great Bomb Scare" with art by Howard Purcell and Ray Burnley; "The Man with a Million Enemies" with inks by Burnley; and "The D. A.'s Double Identity" with art by Purcell and Burnley. Also in this issue: 2-page story "The Case That Was Too Perfect" with art by George Papp; Casey the Cop 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; The D.A. File 2-page text article; and Beware the Rackets! half-pager by Al McLean, reprinted from Gang Busters (1948) #28. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #98
    Mutt and Jeff (1939-65 All Am./National/Dell/Harvey) 98
  • Issue #6
    My Girl Pearl (1955) 6
    • Conserved
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Conservation includes: tear seals to cove. (Piece out of page 11, slightly affects art.)
    • Label #0359529001

    Scripts by Stan Lee, art by Dan DeCarlo. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    My Love Story Vol. 2 (1956 2nd series) 9

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  • Issue #80
    My Romantic Adventures (1956) 80

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Ogden Whitney and others. Tales of romance from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. Trapeze artist Ron has fallen in love with his protege Lottie, and cant bring himself to risk her life; Eva learns her roommate Bobbie has been stealing her men; Advice on men to avoid when pursuing a summer romance. Cheers for the Girl He Loved!; We've Got High Requirements!; My Girl-Friend Bobbie!; A Man with Spirit!; Wavering Heart; Summer Sweethearts! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    My Secret Life (1957 Charlton) 19

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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Be an eyewitness to the most personal moments of "Affairs of the Heart"! Also featuring: "The Wrong Man"; "My Last Chance For Love"; and "No Love For Me!" Plus: 2-page text story "From 7A or 7B to Love"! And: Historical: Who Did It? one question quiz -- Who let the Queen walk on his cloak? 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Mysteries of Unexplored Worlds (1956) 5
    • Scarce. Only 3 in census. Great Ditko cover.
  • Issue #39
    Mystery in Space (1951 1st Series) 39
    • 1.25" cumulative spine split.
    • Full length spine split. Cover glued to spine.

    "Sorcerers of Space," "Solar Olympics of 3000 A.D." (art by Carmine Infantino); "Through the Time Barrier" (pencils by Gil Kane); and "The Great Space-War Bluff!" Kane cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Mystery Tales (1952 Atlas) 54
    • Interior complete. Near full length spine split.

    "The Last Lap" (art by Reed Crandall); "Prisoners of the Valley of Fear!" (art by Jay Scott Pike); "Death of a Gambling Man!" (art by Frank Bolle); "Can of Soup!"; "Nobody!"; and "The Labyrinth!" (art by Sid Check). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Mystic (1951 Atlas) 61
    • INCOMPLETE. Coupon clipped. Interrupts art and story.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1571238014

    Someday It Will Open, art by Richard Doxsee; An anthropologist steals a "thought pod" from a native tribe and uses it to recreate himself at the age of twenty-one. The Thirteenth Floor; A hotel employee is the only one who perceives a ghost floor, number 13 that burned sixty years ago and was not rebuilt. Mister Backwards!, art by Frank Bolle; A man buys an hourglass that makes time flow backwards when he tips it upside down, but when he tries to destroy it, he becomes trapped inside. Too Dangerous to Live; A scientist behind the iron curtain creates an air purifier to counteract the poison of his first invention. Travelling Tom text story. The Strange Sea!, art by Alfonso Greene; When a sailor becomes lost at sea, he is saved by the ghost of his great grandfather, who was the captain of his own vessel. The Face in the Mirror!, art by Joe Orlando; A violent criminal is under the impression that his face is beginning to look like an animal after every time he hits a robbery victim. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Mystical Tales (1956) 8
    • 2" spine split from bottom of comic, heavy cover oxidation.
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    Final issue of the series. "Stone Walls Can't Stop Him," "The Dream People" (art by Ruben Moreira?), "The Lair of the Thunder Lizard!" (art by Bernard Krigstein), "The Sleeping Man" (art by Robert Q. Sale), "Try-Out!" (art by Sid Check), "The Island of No Return," and a two-page text story, "Fantastic Formula." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Navy Action (1954) 18
    Published Aug 1957 by Atlas.

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    "The Sub That Couldn't Be Sunk" (art by Gene Colan), "We Strike at the Reds" (art by Joe Maneely), "Counter-Attack," "The Human Decoy," "Destroyer" (art by Richard Doxsee), and a two-page text story, "Doing His Bit." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Navy Combat (1955) 14
    Published Aug 1957 by Atlas.

    Torpedo Taylor stars in "Prepare to Dive!" (art by Don Heck), "Wolf Pack!" (art by Gene Colan), "Shot Down in Flames," "Troopship" (art by Angelo Torres), Our Fighting Fleet star in "The Doomed Convoy" (art by George Woodbridge?), and a two-page text story, "Wounded Victor." Bill Everett cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Nebula (1953 Crownpoint Publications) 23

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    Issue 23 - August, 1957. Scottish/UK SF Magazine. Squarebound, 5 1/82-in. x 8 1/2-in., 112 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #246
    New Funnies (1942 TV Funnies) 246
  • Vol. 21 #62
    New Worlds Science Fiction (Nova Publications UK) Vol. 21 #62

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    Volume 21, Issue 62 - August, 1957. Squarebound, 5" x 7.5", 128 pages, B&W, Text Only.

  • Issue #21
    Nyoka The Jungle Girl (1955 Charlton) 21

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    "A King's Ransom," "The Golden Spear of Ima," "Leopard Goddess," and "Prey of the Hunted." Back-up story, "The Temple of Taleeka." Cover price $0.10.