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Comic books October 1957

  • Issue #10
    No image available
    Published Oct 1957 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #233
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 233
    Published Oct 1957 by DC.
    • Staple rust.
    • Tape on inside back cover.
    • 3" interior tear.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Land of A Million Supermen," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; When Clark Kent is accidentally stranded in the nation of Borgonia, he discovers that everyone there, including himself, must wear a Superman costume on pain of death... which is a giant trap the dictator of Borgonia has set for the real Superman. "The Jungle Eskimo" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. So You Want to Be an Engineer text story. "The Forbidden Robots," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy and Brent stop the transport of smuggled forbidden robots. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #2
    Action-Packed Western (1954-1958 Columbia) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 4 #2

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  • Vol. 133 #4
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Vol. 133 #4
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #241
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 241
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom.
    • 1" spine split from top of comic.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Outlaw of Smallville starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; an outlaw plans to sell a box containing super powers. The Queen Arrow starring Green Arrow, script by France Herron, art by George Papp; first appearance of Queen Arrow, a female version of Green Arrow. So You Want to Become a Capitol Page Boy article. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Mutiny Against Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. The Disappearing Glass Trick--Learn a Bit of Magic activity page. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #4
    Adventure Life Magazine (1957-1959 Vista) 1st Series Vol. 1 #4

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  • Issue #89
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 89

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by John Rosenberger. Tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A modern-day man finds himself surrounded by knights and dragons in King Arthurs Court; An abandoned ship found adrift at sea continually heads in a south-by-southwest direction, whether someone is at the helm or not; Authors Johann von Goethe and H. Rider Haggard have unexplained encounters with the paranormal. The Magic Throne!; Lion and the Unicorn; Prisoner of the Prism!; Annals of the Occult!; Ship Without a Helmsman! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 47

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    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard and Henry Boltinoff. Art by Owen Fitzgerald and Henry Boltinoff. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, becomes a Mountie who always gets his woman in an untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: A Bit of Disc and Data article; Varsity Vic 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff; and Jerry the Jitterbug 2-pager by Boltinoff, reprinted from Batman (1940) #70. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 40

    Final issue of the series -- becomes Adventures of Jerry Lewis (1957) with next issue. Written by unknown. Art and Cover by Bob Oksner. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis are on a boat in a 3-part untitled tale! Plus: Shorty untitled 2-pager by Henry Boltinoff. And: Bebe untitled reprint 2-pager by Boltinoff. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 35
    • 2" tear on back cover.
    • 5" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Staple rust.
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    "Rex, M.D.!" While accompanying ambulance driver Dr. Chambers, Rex helps with an accident by pulling victims to safety, rescues women trapped in a burning building, and stops an escaped killer. Also includes: "Bobo's New York Adventure!" (starring Detective Chimp); "Four-Footed Defenders of the West!"; and "Big Game Hunters." Script by Robert Kanigher and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino, inks by Bernard Sachs. Cover by Kane and Sachs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 16

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  • Vol. 2 #10
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 2 #10

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  • Issue #50
    All American Men of War (1952) 50
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    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Bob Haney, Russ Heath, Bob Haney, Irv Novick, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Bill Finger, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Henry Boltinoff, Robert Kanigher, and Joe Kubert. 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.

  • Vol. 31 #10
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 31 #10

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    Oct 1957. Special Flying Saucer Issue! UFO themed stories by Gordon Javlyn and Harlan Ellison (as "Ellis Hart"). Flying Saucer special features by Raymond Palmer, Kenneth Arnold, Gray Barker, Richard S. Shaver, Oliver P. Ferrell, Mary Grabkowicz, and Rev. Neal Harvey. Ed Sullivan illustration. Cover by Edward Valigursky. 5-1/2 in. x 7-1/2 in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #39
    Andy Panda (1953 Dell) 39

    WALTER LANTZ' ANDY PANDY (DELL) #39 8-10/57 10c Issue features "Andy Pandy Meets the Magnet Man" in which Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken encounter Magnovians from the planet Magnoris and "Moose on the Loose" in which the pair help Wally Walrus on a moose hunt. Issue also has Chilly Willy in "Snafued Snowshoes" and a one-page text story "Bathing Booty." Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Angel (1955 Dell) 11
    Published Oct 1957 by Dell.

    Angel. Cover by Mel Casson? Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring the tales "Kiss of an Angel," "The Gator Bird," "Too Much Candy," "The Hypnotist" and "Baby Tender"! Also: Hubert Holmes in the 1-page text story "Trick or Thief"! And: Stanley in "The Space Man"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Annie Oakley and Tagg (1955 Dell) 13

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    Gail Davis [as Annie Oakley] photo cover. Sugarfoot Sue, art by Dan Spiegle; Sugarfoot Sue makes up stories, and one day when she's telling where the rustlers are, nobody will believe her... A Bag of Salt, art by Russ Manning; You may catch a bird putting salt on its tail, but you need a whole sack of it to catch a stage robber. Disappearance, art by Dan Spiegle; Lofty has organized a posse to search for an outlaw who has been robbing local miners of their gold, while the robber sits unsuspected on the hotel porch with his leg in a cast. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Archie (1943) 88
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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring Archie in: "Dark Victory"; the 1-pager "Anti-Dote"; "Let Us Bray"; "Scorched Earth"; the half-pager "Writer Wrong"; and "Which Doctor?" Plus: Betty and Veronica in the half-pager "Tell-Tale"! Also: Jughead in the 1-pager "Trap Sap"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 345 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 345 #4

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  • Vol. 60 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 60 #2

    October 1957 - Volume 60, Issue 2 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories: "The Grandfather's War" by Murray Leinster, "Compensation" by Christopher Anvil, "Gentleman: Pease Note" by Randall Garrett and "Citizen of the Galaxy"(Part Two) by Robert Heinlein. Illustrations by Freas and van Dongen. Article on the periodic table by Isaac Asimov. Cover by Emsh. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #9
    Atom the Cat (1957) 9

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    First issue in the series (continues from Tom Cat). Cover by Maurice Whitman. "From Alley to Atom," art by Maurice Whitman; Tom Cat gets atomic powers. "... And Back Again," art by Maurice Whitman; Scientists try to explain to Tom Cat that he has atomic powers, but he doesn't believe them. "Willie the Wailing Whale" text story. "He's Trying Something" starring Shadow. "Cheep or Chirp" starring Atomic Mouse. "Hold Everything," art by Maurice Whitman; Atom the Cat finally realizes he has super powers. "The Sentence" starring Shadow. Atom the Cat illustration on back cover by Maurice Whitman. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #85
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 85

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  • Issue #111
    Batman (1940) 111
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1957 by DC.
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    • Staples added (not manufacturing).
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    • Interior is complete. Severe cover oxidation, one heavily wrinkled interior page, 4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Gotham City Safari," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin are invited to become members of the famed Safari Club is quickly followed by the murder of one of the members, and the Dynamic Duo soon find themselves on a "safari" to ferret out the killer...before he kills them! One-page Warden Willis story by Henry Boltinoff. "How NOT to Enjoy a Vacation!" text story. "The Other Bruce Wayne," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; Commissioner Gordon has a surprise for Bruce: a relative of his from the coast who decides to teach Bruce how to be a great detective! One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Wild Ride of Squad Car 12" text article. "The Armored Batman," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; All of Gotham City is puzzled by Batman and Robin's odd behavior and strange costuming when they hear of a man named Blair Graeme threatening the Caped Crusaders. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #2
    Battle Cry Magazine (1955 Stanley Publications) Vol. 2 #2

    Cover by Clarence Doore. Stories and art by Bud Riley, Alex Hanfield, Roger Hudibras, Don Davis, RBS Shaw, Geza Andrassy, Wendell Forster, Darrell Corwin, George Hanks, Henri Mortain and Juan Contreras. A classic "Men's Adventure" magazine from Stanley Morse Publications, featuring lurid articles and illustrations, pinups, and World War II historical essays. Cover and story on the liberation of WWII Paris by the Allies in 1944. A supposed expose on American GIs and the courtesans of postwar Japan. Pinups featuring model Judy O'Day. We Sold Them Out; The Squad That Died Fighting; The Canadian Corvette; Where the American Army Learned About Sex; Let's Scrap the Geneva Convention; Knight of the Desert; The Death Caves of Biak; I Ran the Gauntlet in Korea; The Bloodiest Raid of the War; The Day That Paris Fell; They Remember the Alamo Too; Whatever Happened to...; Service Record; GI Sucker Traps; Happy Day. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #11
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 11
  • Issue #12
    Ben Bowie and His Mountain Men (1956) 12

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    Painted Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring the tales "The War Drums" and "The Raging Rapids"! Starring Ben Bowie, Jim Prentice, Zeke Moss, Nakah, Nakah's father, The Iroquois, Hurons and The Algonquians! Also: Yellow Hair Child of the Sioux in "Winning His Council Seat"! Starring Yellow Hair [Billy Star], Strong Bow [formerly Swift Bow], Stalking Fox, Morning Flower and The Sioux! And: "The Ambush" text story! Starring Tad Marks, Mrs. Marks and Hurons! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Best from Boys' Life (1957) 1

    Space Conquerors and Kam of the Ancient Ones stories begin in this issue. Features a Bob Cousy photo and story. Art and writing by Al Stenzel, Alsten, Irv Novick, John Sink, Mal Eaton, Percy K. Fitzhugh, and Stan Pashko, among others. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #47
    Big Town (1951) 47
    • 1.75" Spine split from bottom.

    Based on the TV and radio show of the same name, Big Town lasted 50 issues. This installment includes the following: "The Man with the Million Dollar Memory!" (Steve rescues a TV quiz show contestant); "Steve Wilson, Underworld Decoy!"; "The Diamonds of Peril!"; and "Newspaper Flashes!" Scripts John Broom, pencils by Manny Stallman, inks by John Giunta. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Black Magic Vol. 6 (1956) 1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2049875002
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 1 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Joe Orlando. Art by Marvin Stein, Ted Galindo and Joe Orlando. Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby present their own contribution to the horror comics trend of the 1950s, featuring tales of ghosts and the paranormal. Issue # 34 on cover; listed as Vol. 6, issue #1 in indicia. Civil War soldiers are horrified to discover that their dead sergeant is immortal. Visitors to France learn the terrifying secret of the Carnac standing stones. Anne's dance partner at a masquerade party has a suspiciously realistic devil costume. First issue to feature the Comics Code seal on the cover. The Immortal Sergeant; Trick or Treat; The Legend of Karnak; The Hidden Doors; X-Ray Eye; The Masquerade! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #117
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 117
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1261166005

    Stories by unknown. Art and Cover by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Three stories! "The Menace of the Dragon Boat" - Olaf is searching for evidence that his ancestor Gunther Bjornson may have discovered America before Leif Ericson. which involves the Blackhawks with a gang of smugglers. Plus: "The Seven Little Blackhawks" - One by one the Blackhawks receive notes with rhyming warnings, followed by accidents that put them out of commission. And: "The Fantastic Mr. Freeze" - A scientist develops a freeze ray and uses it to commit crimes. Also: 1-page text story "I Was a Human Missile"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #107
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 107

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  • Issue #76
    Buzzy (1944) 76
    Tags: Archie
    Published Oct 1957 by DC.

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  • Issue #36
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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.

  • Issue #61
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 61

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    Casper 'untitled' (1 pg), Casper in "The Small Spooks" Part 1, The Ghostly Trio 'untitled' (2 pg), Casper The Small Spooks Part 2 "The Ghost Chase", "How Tee & Eff Helped the Hometown Sluggers Win!" Tastee-freez ad (1 pg), Casper The Small Spooks Part 3 "Will-O-The-Wisp", "Nobody's Dog" text story (1 pg), Spooky in "Small World". 36 pages, FC. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #3
    Cavalcade (1957-1980 Skye-Challenge) Vol. 1 #3

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  • Vol. 5 #52
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Vol. 5 #52

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  • Issue #4
    Cheyenne (1957) 4
    Published Oct 1957 by Dell.

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    Photo cover of Clint Walker [as Cheyenne Bodie]. Five photos from the "Cheyenne" TV series that preview the story "Test of Courage." Test of Courage, art by Tom Gill; When the Calvary continues to lose herds of horses to outlaws, Cheyenne becomes a double agent to infiltrate the gang. The Heart of a Dog Soldier; Small Bear uses his short stature to rescue a Cheyenne "Dog Soldier" from Pawnee raiders and is allowed to join the elite band of warriors. Reward text story. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Cheyenne Kid (1958 Charlton) 9

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    Cover inks by Vince Alascia. Stories by unknown. Art by Rocke Mastroserio. Featuring Cheyenne Kid in "Ragin Bear's Revenge!" and "Right of Way"! Plus: Frontier Scout Dan'l Boone [Daniel Boone] in "Fair Trade Or Else"! And: "Chief Iron Horse"! Also: 1-page Sage Brush filler "Broken Up!" Plus: 2-page text story "Tom Talks"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #543
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 543

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    The House in the Woods Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #543
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 543

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    The House in the Woods. 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 #4
    Climax (1957-1964 Macfadden 2nd Series) Vol. 1 #4

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    Volume 1, Issue 4 - October 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. 2 #6
    Combat (1956-1957 Dalrow Publishing) Vol. 2 #6

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  • Issue #86
    Confessions of the Lovelorn (1954) 86

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  • Issue #68
    Cuentos De Brujas (Mexican Series 1951-1964 La Prensa) 68

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    Spanish language horror/suspense anthology comic. These appear to be reprints of Atlas (Marvel) stories. Art by Don Heck and others. Bill Everett cover. 7-in. x 10-in.; part full color, part black & white; 32 pages.

  • Issue #69
    Cuentos De Brujas (Mexican Series 1951-1964 La Prensa) 69

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    Spanish language horror/suspense anthology comic. These appear to be reprints of Atlas (Marvel) stories. Art by John Forte, Joe Orlando, Howard O'Donnell, and others. 7-in. x 10-in.; part full color, part black & white; 32 pages.

  • Issue #82
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 82

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  • Issue #1
    Dell Giant Golden West Rodeo Treasury (1957) 1
    • 1-1/2" spine split from base of comic.

    "Show of Force," "Mankiller," "The Story of Rodeo," "Trial at Gunpoint," and "Hero Worship." Painted cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Dell Giant Marge's Little Lulu and Tubby at Summer Camp (195 5

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    Tripp art. Little Lulu in "Three To Get Ready," "Camp Sha-ka-tot," "Paddle Your Own Canoe," "LIttle Itch's Singing Lesson," "Surprise Visit," "Voo Dood It," "Night Noises," and "Summer Souvenirs." Tubby in "Four To Go," "High Dive Expert," "Package From Home," "How to Handle Girls," "Stormy Night," and "The Lost Mumday." Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Dell Giant Marge's Lulu and Tubby Halloween Fun (1957) 6
    • Oxidation. Puzzles completed.
  • Issue #6
    Dell Giant Woody Woodpecker Back to School (1952) 6