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Comic books March 1958

  • Issue #85
    1000 Jokes Magazine (1937) 85

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    March-May, 1958. Humor magazine featuring humorous essays, short satires, cartoons and light verse. This Issue features Jack Paar. Saddle Stitched, 8 1/2- x 10 1/2-in, 48 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #3
    No image available
    Published Mar 1958 by 7-Up.

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  • Issue #238
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 238
    Published Mar 1958 by DC.
    • 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • 4 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Mold. Severe water damage.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Super-Gorilla from Krypton," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Jimmy summons Superman to Africa with his signal-watch when he encounters a gorilla with super-powers; Superman deduces that the giant ape is from Krypton, and later it sacrifices itself to save Superman from Green Kryptonite, revealing that it was really a Kryptonian human accidentally transformed into a gorilla. Ad for Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane. Supermen of America ad. One-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. "Marooned in the Fourth Dimension," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy Tomorrow checks out Prof. Jaxon's dimension cabinet, a gateway to the 4th dimension; Since Tommy suspects the cabinet is a hoax, he volunteers to test the device and is sent to the 4th dimension. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Tenderfoot Hunter" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #2
    Action For Men (1957-1977 Hillman-Vista) Vol. 2 #2

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  • Vol. 134 #3
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Vol. 134 #3

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  • Issue #246
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 246
    • 6" cumulative spine split.
    • 2" spine split from bottom. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Girl Who Trapped Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; a girl attempts to trick Superboy into revealing his secret identity. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Underwater Telescope--Superboy's Workshop activity page. The Town That Went Underwater starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Rainbow Archer starring Green Arrow, script by France Herron, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #94
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 94

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by John Forte, John Rosenberger, and Pete Costanza. 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 #21
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 21

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  • Issue #4
    Alarming Tales (1957) 4

    "Forbidden Journey" (pencils by Jack Kirby), "Secret Weapon," "The Monster From 1977 A.D." (art by Bob Powell), "The End of a Sinister Man," and "The Feast of the Rag Dolls." Art by Doug Wildey. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #3
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 3 #3

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  • Mar 1958
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Sampler (C. 1960 Davis) Mar 1958

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  • Issue #55
    All American Men of War (1952) 55

    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth. Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Joe Kubert, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Bob Haney, Russ Heath, and Jerry Grandenetti. 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.

  • Issue #99
    All Star Western (1951) 99
    Published Mar 1958 by DC.

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    Edited by Julius Schwartz. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Stories by Bob Haney, Carmine Infantino, Joe Giella, Gardner Fox, Sid Greene, Frank Giacoia, Gardner Fox, Frank Frazetta, France Herron, Jack Kirby, Frank Giacoia, Bob Haney, and Gil Kane. Tales of the Old West starring such characters as the Trigger Twins, Strong Bow, Foley of the Fighting 5th, and Johnny Thunder. Indian Tribal Names article by Julius Schwartz, art by Morris Waldinger and Tommy Nicolosi. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 32 #3
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 32 #3

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    March 1958. Volume 32, Issue 3. Cover by Edward Valigursky. "The Space Egg" by Henry Slesar. Other science fiction stories by Henry Slesar (as O. H. Leslie), Mack Reynolds (as himself & as Mark Mallory), & Robert Turner (as Roy Carroll). Interior illustrations by Novick, Leo Summers, Martinez, & Frosty. Softcover digest, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in., black and white, 146 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #14
    Annie Oakley and Tagg (1955 Dell) 14

    Gail Davis [as Annie Oakley] photo cover. Concealed Weapons, pencils by Dan Spiegle; Annie buys a Colt .44 Dragoon model pistol for $100.00, at an auction, in order to determine why a stranger in town has such an interest in the gun. The Indignant Witness, art by Dan Spiegle; A parrot helps the law catch a railroad clerk who's part of a gun-running operation. Striped Fury, art by Dan Spiegle; Panic results from a tiger that has escaped, on its way to a carnivel, but thanks to Annie's sharpshooting skills, the cat is captured alive. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
    Archie (1943) 91

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    "Cops and Robbers!"; The gang plans to have a surprise party for Veronica; They get Betty to keep her occupied, but her absence from home, along with some confusing phone calls, have Mr. Lodge convinced that Veronica has been kidnapped. "Oh Sleigh, Can You See!"; When he's running late for school, Archie borrows Murgatroyd's sled to gain some time. "Counter Spy"; Archie gets a part-time job at Pop Tate's; Reggie tries to get Archie fired by ordering an improbable sandwich of "cucumbers, chopped liver, hard-boiled eggs, tuna fish, chopped walnuts, and a slice of salami." "Whine, Swimmin' and Song"; Coach Kleats can't get the girls in his swimming class to get in the water; They gossip and swoon over a crooner named Elvis Boone. Archie Giant Series ad. "A Vicious Cycle"; Reggie has a new Italian motorcycle and has Veronica's attention; Archie tries to counter by building a homemade scooter of his own. Archie Club News. "Share Nonsense!"; A business client arrives at the Andrews' home a half-hour early; Archie must entertain him, but a garbled telephone conversation makes him think the client enjoys practical jokes. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 35

    Cover art by Harry Lucey. Crest-Fallen, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After being asked to trace their family histories for a class assignment, Veronica, Reggie and even Archie become insufferable snobs about their high-class lineage. Betty, Veronica and Jughead promote their new giant-sized annual comics. A Hit With a Miss, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mistaken identity, thick accents and a lot of black eyes are in the offing when identical French twins arrive in town and start paying court to Betty and Veronica. Who's Who?, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After Betty finds Archie's lost wallet, she deliberately runs head-first into a tree, fakes having amnesia, and claims that she's Archie Andrews. Comes the Resolution, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #33
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 33

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  • Vol. 346 #3
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 346 #3

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  • Vol. 61 #1
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 61 #1

    March 1958 - Volume 61, Issue 1 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by Poul Anderson ("The Man Who Counts" part 2), Dean McLaughlin, Charles V. deVet and Katherine MacLean, Randall Garrett, and Fritz Leiber. Illustrations by Freas, Martinez, and van Dongen. Cover by Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #11
    Atomic Rabbit (1955) 11

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    Final issue of the series (becomes Atomic Bunny with issue 12). 68 pages, squarebound with 15 cent cover price. Atomic Rabbit in "it's Grizzlying Outside," "Goofy Joins the Band," "The Strength of Strongo," "Getaway Train," "Share & Share Alike," "Trapped," and "It Flies Through the Air." Li'l Rabbit in "The Promise," "The New Lion Tamer," and "True or Not True." Rock and Rollo back-up story. Li'l Farmboy back-up story. Maurice Whitman cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #10
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 10
  • Issue #114
    Batman (1940) 114
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1958 by DC.

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Secret of Mechanical City," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; The Caped Crusaders and Professor race one another to Mechanical City to retrieve a stolen secret formula on microfilm. One-page Warden Willis story by Henry Boltinoff. Do You Know What's Behind a Law? public service announcement, art by Bob Brown. "The Mirage Maker," pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The Caped Crusaders battle a wily foe who can create illusions, which stumps Batman until he finds a way to combat these mirages with radar. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Invisible Patrolman" text story. "The Bat-Ape," pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; An animal trainer at a circus is arrested for robbing the box office since an ape provided a distraction; However, Batman seeks to prove the man's innocence, using the ape as a cowled assistant. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Battlefield Action (1957) 17

    "Sick, Lame, and Lazy," "The Has-Beens," "The Wrong Guy Got the Medal," and "Teddy Roosevelt and His Rough Riders." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 13
  • Issue #62
    Black Cat Mystery (1951 Harvey) 62
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Black Cat Mystic on cover. "Blue Fire," "The Has-Been," "Rope Trick," "The Man Who Never Smiled" (art by Doug Wildey?), and "Last Man on Earth." EC Story swipe. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #122
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 122
    • Staple rust.

    Blackhawk's been shot down -- a perfect sitting duck for the Sky Raven! Featuring: 8 page Blackhawk story "The Sky Kites" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; 8 page Blackhawk story "The Day the Blackhawks Died" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; 8 page Blackhawk story "The Movie That Backfired" drawn by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. Cover by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #112
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 112
  • Vol. 8 #2
    Bold Magazine (1954 Pocket Magazines) Vol. 8 #2

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    Volume 8, Issue 2 - March 1958. Men's interest magazine focusing on sports, celebrities, war, and glamour girls. 4-in. x 6-in., 64 pages, B&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #7
    Brain, The (1956) 7

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    Art by Dan DeCarlo and others. Comical misadventures of a boy genius, featuring early art by legendary Archie artist Dan DeCarlo. The Brain believes he's invented a potion that makes him invisible; "Brainstorms" features the Brain's version of a Rube Goldberg device; The Brain accidentally traps his father aloft in his new hot-air balloon. The Invisible Brain; Brainstorm: Zap! Zap!; Russel the Muscle: The Mouse Trapper; The Brains Coloring Page; Brainstorm: Neck-Twister Exerciser Again; Around the Neighborhood in 80 Minutes; Brainstorm: Alarm Clock; Wizard and Genius: The Cats Meow!; Too Many Brainstorms. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 16

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    Cover by Irv Novick. "The Trap of Sir Hawk," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Irv Novick; A tyrant known as Sir Hawk begins patrolling the forest, emptying travelers of their coin pouches; When he kidnaps the fair Celia, it's up to the Silent Knight to follow him back to his castle and defeat him in combat. Danger on the Delhi Road article by Jack Miller; The dangers of travel in India. "The Viking and the Mermaid," script by Bob Haney, art by Joe Kubert; Accompanied by a silent bard, an amnesiac Jon sets out with the silent bard in an effort to find out who he is. Casey the Cop humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 59

    Bugs Bunny in "The Raiders of Fudd Flats" and "The Wonderful Wool." Issue also has Tweety & Sylvester in "The Rejected Rescuer," a one-page text story "The Missing Cherry Pie," and one-page gag strips. Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
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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 #66
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 66
  • Vol. 1 #5
    Cavalcade (1957-1980 Skye-Challenge) Vol. 1 #5

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  • Vol. 6 #57
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Vol. 6 #57

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  • Vol. 4 #2
    Challenge for Men (1955-1959 Almat) Vol. 4 #2

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  • Issue #38
    Cisco Kid (1951 Dell) 38
    Published Mar 1958 by Dell.

    Photo Cover shows the Cisco Kid (as portrayed by Duncan Renaldo). Stories by unknown. Art by Alberto Giolitti. Featuring the tales "The Crime of Manuel" and "The Gold Grabbers"! Plus: 1-page text story "Dude"; Pedro story "Pedro Saves the Fort"; Cow Towns of the West filler "San Antonio" on the inside back cover! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 143 Kim (1958) 1

    Kim, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. Art by Joe Orlando. (HRN 143, with 3/58 date). At thirteen, Kim led a life of perfect freedom. An English orphan, he grew up by himself in the wonderful walled city of Lahore, India. Burned dark by the sun, speaking the native language, Kim lived on terms of perfect equality with beggars, horse traders and holy men. Then one day he met a Tibetan Lama and together they set out, searching for one special thing. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2
    Classics Illustrated 143 Kim (1958) 2

    Kim, 2nd Printing, Painted Cover. Art by Joe Orlando. (HRN 165). At thirteen, Kim led a life of perfect freedom. An English orphan, he grew up by himself in the wonderful walled city of Lahore, India. Burned dark by the sun, speaking the native language, Kim lived on terms of perfect equality with beggars, horse traders and holy men. Then one day he met a Tibetan Lama and together they set out, searching for one special thing. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #548
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 548

    Painted cover art by William A. Walsh. "The Magic Pitcher," script by Nathaniel Hawthorne (adapted from his original story), art by William A. Walsh; An old man Philemon and his wife Baucis, graciously show hospitality to strangers who turn out to be, none other than Mercury, messenger of the Gods and old Jupiter, Father of us all. "The Arab and His Camel" Aesop's Fables story, art by William A. Walsh; One cold night, as an Arab sat in his tent, a Camel thrust the flap of the tent aside, and looked in and said, "Let me put my head within the tent, for it is cold without." "There Was an Old Man Who Said Hush," script by Edward Lear, art by William A. Walsh. Article on The Albatross, art by William A. Walsh. Color This Picture With Crayons page, art by William A. Walsh. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #548
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 548

    The Magic Pitcher. NOTE: We do not currently differentiate between HRN 576 copies and other HRN #'s of Classics Illustrated Junior reprints. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #91
    Confessions of the Lovelorn (1954) 91

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Kurt Schaffenberger, Pete Costanza, Al Williamson and Angelo Torres. Tales of romance from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, one of the earliest of the romantic comics genre of the postwar era. Ruth leaves her small town of Tickle Falls and goes to New York for romance and adventure, but Tickle Falls isnt done with her yet; A woman is full of angst after her childhood sweetheart becomes a successful composer; Harriet fears braces will make her unattractive to men, but her handsome dentist thinks otherwise. Featuring art by EC legend Al Williamson and Superman and Lois Lane artist Kurt Schaffenberger. Two of a Kind!; Indifferent; Duet for Old Lovers; Too Many Dates; A Dream Romance!; Braced for Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    Cowboy Western Comics (1948) 67

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    Maurice Whitman cover. In order of appearance: "Wild Bill Hickok and Jingles, Trapped in the Badlands" art by Joe Maneely, reprinted in TV Western (2001) #1; "Wild Bill Hickok and Jingles, Full Dressed Marshal" art by Medio Iorio and Sal Trapani; "Marked Men!" art by Joe Maneely; "Wild Bill Hickok and Jingles, Invincible" art by Charles Nicholas and Sal Trapani; "Wild Bill Hickok and Jingles, Wanted"; "Red Brother"; "Wild Bill Hickok and Jingles, Showdown Street" reprinted in Best of the West (1998 AC Comics) #7, "Wild Bill Hickok and Jingles at the Governor's Ball", and "Wild Bill Hickok and Jingles, The Giveaway!"art by Joe Maneely; "Gunshy Editor" art by Al Williamson and Angelo Torres; and "Wild Bill Hickok and Jingles, The Reformer" art by Medio Iorio and Sal Trapani. "Some Saddle" illustrated text story and "Memories of an Indian Chief" text story.Indicia states "COWBOY WESTERN". Numbering continues with Wild Bill Hickok and Jingles (1958) #68. 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Cracked (1958 Major Magazine) 1

    1 page Al Williamson art. Other art by John Severin, Russ Heath, Bill Everett, Paul Reinman, Ed Winniarski, Joe Maneely, Carl Burgos, J. Kiernan, and Don Orehek. Gunsmoke TV parody. Everett cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #87
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 87

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  • Issue #2
    Dark Shadows (1957 Steinway) 2
    • 1" Spine split from base of comic.
  • Issue #63
    Date with Judy (1947) 63
    Published Mar 1958 by DC.

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  • Issue #1
    Dell Giant Abraham Lincoln Life Story (1958) 1

    Comic book based on the 16th president. Painted cover art possibly by John Buscema. Boyhood, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Alberto Giolitti. Transportation, Food and Cookery, Architecture, and Household Equipment fact pages, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Alberto Giolitti. Manhood, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Alberto Giolitti. Lincoln's Store fact page. The Growing Leader, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Alberto Giolitti. Presidency, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Alberto Giolitti. Back cover Lincoln portrait. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    Dell Giant Western Roundup (1952) 21

    Cover art by Sam Savitt. Crossword puzzle in the shape of Texas. Roundup at Redrock starring Roy Rogers, art by Mike Arens. The Silver Saddle starring Buffalo Bill Jr., art by Nicholas Firfires; Bill enters a shooting to win a silver saddle for Calamity and discovers that one of his opponents isn't playing fair. The Coyote Vagabond Singer, art by August Lenox. Snowbound starring Champion. Hidden Gold starring Flying A's Range Rider, art by Nicholas Firfires. The Tip Off starring Rex Allen, art by Bill Fraccio. Pony Express Girl—Tales of the Roaring West. John Colter the Dread of the Blackfeet starring The Frontiersmen, art by Bill Ziegler. The Brothers starring Johnny Mack Brown, art by Russ Manning. Harvest of Hate starring Dale Evans Queen of the West, art by Russ Manning. 100 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.