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Comic books December 1957

  • Issue #84
    1000 Jokes Magazine (1937-1968 Dell) 84

    December-February, 1957. Humor magazine featuring humorous essays, short satires, cartoons and light verse. This Issue features Phil Silvers Top Banana. Saddle Stitched, 8 1/2- x 10 1/2-in, 52 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #88
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    Saddle Stitched, 8 1/2- x 10 1/2-in, 52 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 3 #4
    21 (1955-1960 Monogram Publications) Magazine Vol. 3 #4

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  • Vol. 4 #1
    21 (1955-1960 Monogram Publications) Magazine Vol. 4 #1
    • 1 1/4" spine split from bottom.
  • Issue #12
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    Published Dec 1957 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #235
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 235
    Published Dec 1957 by DC.
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    • 1" spine split from top of comic, centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Super-Prisoner of Amazon Island," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois belongs to a club of women whose lives have been saved by Superman, and while on a cruise, the club is marooned on an island ruled by Amazon warriors; Superman comes to save them but by Amazon custom he must perform various tasks dreamed up by the women or marry the one at whose task he fails. "Interplanetary Joy Ride" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. "Secret of the Giant Idol" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Dec 1957
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Dec 1957

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  • Issue #243
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 243
    • 2" spine split from top of comic.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1 1/2" spine split from top of comic.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Toys from Krypton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; A box of toys from Krypton crashes on Earth and causes all sorts of trouble for Superboy. The One and Only Superman comics ad. Aquaman's Amazing Bets, art by Ramona Fradon. Biography of Gentleman Jim Corbett. The Million-Dollar Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #5
    Adventure Life Magazine (1957-1959 Vista) 1st Series Vol. 1 #5
  • Issue #91
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 91
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    "Doom Foiled!" (art by Kurt Schaffenberger); "A Higher Power!" (art by Ogden Whitney); "The Heavyweight Champion" (art by Al Williamson); and "Remote Control!" Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Kurt Schaffenberger, Ogden Whitney, and Al Williamson. 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 #48
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 48

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    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. The Rootabaga Adventure Part 1, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob hires himself as a private detective and travels to the country of Rootabaga to help his client find a rare stamp. Honey in Hollywood humor half-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Trick is to Treat All the World's Children public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. The Rootabaga Adventure Part 2. The Rootabaga Adventure Part 3. Untitled Willy Nilly story. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #136
    Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1955 Pines/Dell/Gold Key) 136

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    Has no number on cover or inside. Mighty Mouse in "Undersea Raiders" and "Mighty Mouse Meets Numbhead." Gandy Goose in "Peeping Tom Cat." Heckle and Jeckle in Civic Minded Magpies." 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 36
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2096478010

    "Rex, the Amazing Bullfighter!" While on an adventure in Latin America, Rex, Danny, and the Major rescue a Mexican girl named Hermanita from a runaway horse. She then rewards them to a bullfight, where Rex steps in for the injured matador, impressing Hermanita's dog in the process. Also includes: "The Mystery of the Missing Missile!" (starring Detective Chimp); "Trail of the Jungle Amazons"; and "Canine Quiz." Script by Bob Haney and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino, inks by Bernard Sachs and Joe Giella. Cover by Kane and Sachs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
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  • Vol. 2 #12
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 2 #12

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  • Issue #9
    Alfred Hitchcock's Suspense Magazine (1957-1958 Hitchcock Publications) 9

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  • Issue #52
    All American Men of War (1952) 52

    "Back Seat Driver" (art by Russ Heath), "Every Man's a Sergeant" (art by Mort Drucker), "Scuttlebutt Scout," and "Cannon Rider" (art by Joe Kubert). Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories by Ed Herron, Russ Heath, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Bob Haney, Mort Drucker, Bill Finger, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, 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. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 13 #3
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  • Vol. 12 #4
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  • Vol. 31 #12
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 31 #12

    December 1957. Volume 31, Issue 12. Cover by Virgil Finlay. "The Machine That Saved the World" by Murray Leinster. Other science fiction stories by Henry Slesar (as E. K. Jarvis), James A. Cox, Tom Godwin, & Robert Silverberg. Interior illustrations by Finlay, Frosty, & Llewellyn. Softcover digest, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in., black and white, 130 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • 1957
    Annual Report (1931 Lockheed Aircraft Corporation) 1957

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    Lockheed Aircraft Corporation's annual report to shareholders. Celebrating the fiscal year 1957. Spotlighting Lockheed's financial stability and future. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 28 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #83
    Archie (1943) 83
    • Water damage.
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece missing, interrupts art but not story. 4 1/2" spine split from top. Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Stories by Bob Bolling, Frank Doyle, Samm Schwartz and unknown. Art by Bob Bolling, Samm Schwartz, Harry Lucey, Bill Vigoda and unknown. Archie and Jughead are feuding in "Friendly Enemies!" Plus: Mr. Weatherbee and Archie argue over who gets to take books to the pretty teacher's house in "Dog Gone"; a girl gives Pat a black eye while they're playing house in the Pat the Brat 1-pager "Housebroken"; Veronica is having a weenie roast in her back yard and Reggie tries to trick Big Moose into chopping wood for the fire in "Hearts 'n' Hot Dogs"; Veronica has a crush on Ralph, the new student, and Archie's jealous in "The Pity of It All"; Archie tries to convince his father that the "D"s on his report card stand for "Dandy" in the 1-pager "Oh Say, Can You "C""; Archie and Betty watch a hypnotist on television in the 1-pager "Dog Show"; Mr. Weatherbee tries to get the coach to be more positive when talking to his basketball team in "Temper Fugit"; Archie has to be quiet in a library in the 1-pager "Suffer in Silence"; and Reggie tells Jughead his dentist is overcharging him in the 1-pager "Not So Fast"! Also: "Archie Does It!" activity page and "Archie Fun Page"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Archie (1943) 89

    Stories by Tom Moore and unknown. Art by Tom Moore, Samm Schwartz, Dan DeCarlo and unknown. Back to School clothes in "Small Change"! Plus: Moose kicks a football on the roof in the half-pager "How High The Goon"; a year ago, Jughead couldn't pay his restaurant bill in the half-pager "Second Helping"; Jughead was fired in the half-pager "Higher Education"; Miss Grundy asks about famous quotations in the half-pager "Thank You Bury Much"; Veronica shows off her outfit that she's going to wear to the beach party with Archie in "Dates The Limit!"; Reggie is getting spruced up for his date in the 1-pager "Take Your Pic!"; the gang tries to write a jingle in "All Washed Up"; and Reggie wrote the new drama club presentation in "Ham On Wry"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 4
    • Puzzle page filled out.
    • 4" Cumulative spine split (chew).
    • 1-1/2" spine split from bottom of comic.

    Archie's Christmas Stocking. "I Pine Fir You and Balsam"; Archie and Mr. Lodge go shopping for a Christmas tree. "Sign and Resign"; Mr. Weatherbee hires Moose to paint a sign for the school. "Dis-Missile," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica are handling the letters to Santa Claus. "Idiot's Delight"; Betty needs a lot of help from Archie for picking gifts and wrapping presents. "Dressed To Kill"; Betty plans a Christmas party and Veronica plans her own party for the same time. "Ski Frail"; Mr. Weatherbee brags about what a great skier he was and still is. "Perfectly Sooted"; Reggie has a plan to sweep Mr. Lodge's chimney. "Santa Cross"; Big Moose is playing Santa Claus in the school play. "Tree for the Money"; Archie gets a Christmas tree and ornaments for Veronica. "Missed List"; Archie and Reggie have Jughead find out what Betty and Veronica want for Christmas. "Cool Yule"; Betty and Veronica are planning a Christmas party for the little tots in the neighborhood. "Mistle Warfare"; Mistletoe is scarce this year but Veronica has it. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 345 #6
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 345 #6

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  • Vol. 9 #6
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  • Vol. 13 #12
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  • Vol. 60 #4
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 60 #4

    December 1957. Cover by Freas. Stories: "Precedent" by Robert Silverberg, "The First Inch" by Jon Stopa, "Truce by Boomerang" by Christopher Anvil, "Danger-Human!" by Gordon R. Dickson, and "Citizen of the Galaxy" (Conclusion) by Robert A. Heinlein. Article: "The Whenabouts of Radioactivity" by Isaac Asimov. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #112
    Batman (1940) 112
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1957 by DC.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch, TRIMMED. Water damage.
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    • Remaindered Copy.

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. The Trick Is to Treat All the World's Children! public service announcement, art by Ruben Moreira. "The Signalman of Crime," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A small time criminal moves to Gotham and initiates a series of crimes, dressed as the bizarre Signalman; But Batman solves the clues to Signalman's crimes and nabs him. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Warden Willis story by Henry Boltinoff. "Batman's Roman Holiday!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Professor Nichols contacts Bruce and Dick to show them his new time ray, and asks then to send him back into the days of ancient Rome so he can experience what they do on their travels. "Trouble on the London Express" text story. "Am I Really Batman?", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; Batman wakes from a sound sleep to find himself in a mental ward, not realizing that a Professor Milo had given him a dose of amnesia gas that dulls the will to live. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 55
    Published Dec 1957 by Atlas.

    "Action on Hill 202" (art by Gene Colan), "Helpless!" (art by Al Williamson), "Fokker!" (art by Bob Powell), "Cavalryman" (art by George Woodbridge), "The Unseen Target," and a two-page text story, "The Fatal Moment." John Severin cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #3
    Battle Cry Magazine (1955 Stanley Publications) Vol. 2 #3

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  • Issue #1011
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    Published 1957 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1012
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    Published 1957 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1013
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    Published 1957 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1014
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    Published 1957 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #48
    Big Town (1951) 48
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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: "Mystery of the Moon Man!" (Steve is skeptical that a moon man is really from the moon); "Find Witness X!"; "The Dangerous Coat of Dan Brewster!"; "Headline Heroes"; and "Odd News Items." Scripts John Broom, pencils by Manny Stallman, inks by John Giunta. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 10

    Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. Stories by Maurice Whitman, Dick Giordano, Bill Molno, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, and Vince Alascia. Action packed adventures set in the Old West and featuring Billy the Kid, the famous 19th-century gunman. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #2
    Black Magic (1950-1961 Prize/Crestwood) Vol. 6 #2
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    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 # 35 on cover; listed as Vol. 6, issue #2 in indicia. A killer is stranded in the jungle after a plane crash, and only an old man can guide him to safety. A treasure hunter finds the secret to immortality deep in the Florida Everglades. An aging space explorer is forced into retirement. Man Alone; Mirage; The Immortal; The Old Man; Valley of the Giants; Ghost Pilot. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #119
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 119

    Cover by Dick Dillin & Sheldon Moldoff. Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Dillin, Sheldon Moldoff and Charles Cuidera. Three stories! "Blackhawk vs. Chief Black Hawk" - When an accident sends the Blackhawks back in time, they help to resolve a misunderstanding between Chief Black Hawk's warrior tribe and the U.S. military. Plus: "The Playboy Blackhawk" - Andre inherits a million dollars and his attitude seems to change, leading Blackhawk to fire him from the team. And: "The Valley of the Monsters" - Stan's plane crashes in the African jungle, and when the Blackhawks go to rescue him, they find giant monsters. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #109
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 109

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  • Vol. 1 #3
    Brave (1956-1958 Humor Digest Inc.) Vol. 1 #3

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  • Issue #23
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    A racy pageant of peppy cartoons, girls, and giggles. 98 pgs, B&W. 5 1/2" x 7 1/2". Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 12 #10
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  • Issue #63
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 63

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    Stories and art by Warren Kremer and others. Cover by Warren Kremer. The well-meaning but misunderstood Casper becomes one of Harvey Comics' best-known stars. The second appearance of "Something," the Baby Ghost. Casper eludes the rain when it's too much for his umbrella. Plus a bizarre vintage ad, offering live monkeys through the mail. Casper the Friendly Ghost; The Little Monster; Getting in the Picture; The Big Race; Spooky: No Spook Spark. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #54
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Magazine Vol. 5 #54

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  • Vol. 13 #5
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  • Issue #73
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  • Issue #1957
    Christmas at the Rotunda/Ford Rotunda Christmas Book (Ford Motor Company) 1957

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    Ford Motor Company promotional featuring stories by Marcia Albury, games by Gordon Albury, and illustrations by Richard Scarry (famous for his book "Busytown"). Slick wraparound cover.

  • Issue #37
    Cisco Kid (1951 Dell) 37
    Published Dec 1957 by Dell.

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    Photo Cover shows the Cisco Kid (as portrayed by Duncan Renaldo). Stories by unknown. Art by Alberto Giolitti. Featuring the tales "Cass Rankin's Revenge" and "The Tell-Tale Teeth"! Plus: 1-page text story "The Last Bullet," and an untitled Pedro story! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #545
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 545
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Marks on activity page. Centerfold detached at one staple.

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