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Comic books April 1958

  • Issue #4
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    Published Apr 1958 by 7-Up.

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  • Issue #239
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 239
    Published Apr 1958 by DC.
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple ad pages missing, does not interrupt art or story. 1.75" cumulative spine split. Oxidation. Water damage.
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    • 6.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached and adhered to first wrap with tape.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's New Face," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman is caught in an atomic explosion and afterwards must bandage his face, or wear a lead mask, to keep anyone from seeing what happened to him. One-page Tricksy the World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Puzzle of the Jungle Pyramid!" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. Untitled Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. Untitled Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Toys That Stopped Space Crime" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 134 #4
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Vol. 134 #4

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  • Issue #247
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 247
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    • Conserved
    • Paper: Off white
    • Conservation includes: Spine split sealed to cover, cover cleaned.
    • Label #1616235017
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1287015003
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    • Coverless. Includes reproduction cover (unattached).

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. First appearance of Legion of Super Heroes (Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad, and Saturn Girl) in The Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Three teens from the future offer Superboy membership in their super-hero club; But when Superboy fails to complete three simple tasks, the Legionnaires pretend to reject him, until they reveal that the three tasks were merely initiation pranks which proved he is a good sport. Challengers of the Unknown #1 ad. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The 13 Superstition Arrows starring Green Arrow, script by France Herron, art by George Papp. Casey the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Aquaman's Super Sea-Squad, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #2
    Adventure Life Magazine (1957-1959 Vista) 1st Series Vol. 2 #2

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  • Issue #95
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 95

    "Journey to the Moon," "Up in Smoke!" (art by Ogden Whitney), "The 13th Juror!" (art by John Forte), and "Through the Wall!" Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by John Rosenberger, Ogden Whitney, and John Forte. 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 #50
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 50

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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, stars in an untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: Jerry the Jitterbug 2-pager by Henry Boltinoff, reprinted from Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) #173. And: Disc & Data article. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Adventures of Jerry Lewis (1957) 44

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    Written by unknown. Art by unknown. Cover by Owen Fitzgerald? Jerry goes diving in a 3-part untitled tale! Plus: The Fittin' Thing 2-pager "Diddlers, Doodlers and Dawdlers!" And: Puffy eats seven sodas in an untitled reprint Varsity Vic 2-pager! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 38

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    "Secret of the Golden Maharajah!" Dr. Durand and Rex venture to India, where Durand hopes to convince the Maharajah to build a scientific observatory. Meanwhile, the Crowder Brothers plot to steal the Maharajah's gold. Also includes: "The Amazing Experiment of Professor Snodgrass!" (starring Detective Chimp); "Mystery Message from Nugget Ridge!" (starring Rex); and "Uncanny Canines." Script by John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino, inks by Bernard Sachs. Cover by Kane. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 22

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  • Vol. 3 #4
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 3 #4

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  • Issue #56
    All American Men of War (1952) 56

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    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Bill Finger, Russ Heath, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Bob Haney, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Joe Kubert, Robert Kanigher, and Irv Novick. 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. 32 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 32 #4

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  • Issue #41
    Andy Panda (1953 Dell) 41

    Walter Lantz' Andy Panda. Cover pencils by Pete Alvarado. Stories by Carl Fallberg, Don R. Christensen and various. Art by Pete Alvarado, Vic Lockman, Lee Hooper, John Carey and Harvey Eisenberg. Featuring the tales "The Pistol-Packing Sheriff" and "The Peculiar Polar Berries," plus three untitled 1-page stories! Starring Andy Panda, Charlie Chicken, Beef, Lank, Badman Bluntz, Miranda Panda and Fibless (uncle of Andy Panda)! Also: Chilly Willy in "Bear Bait"! Starring Chilly Willy and Bully Bear (villain)! And: Homer Pigeon in the 1-page text story "The Gold Brick"! Starring Homer Pigeon and Red Cardinal! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 346 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 346 #4

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  • Vol. 61 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 61 #2

    April 1958 - Volume 61, Issue 2 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by Poul Anderson ("The Man Who Counts" conclusion), Eric Frank Russell, Christopher Anvil, and Jon Stopa. Illustrations by Freas and van Dongen. Article on science textbook errors. Cover by Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #115
    Batman (1940) 115
    Tags: Batman
    Published Apr 1958 by DC.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Million-Dollar Clues," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; Batman is given a clue to the whereabouts of stolen gems from a dying criminal, who warns the Caped Crusader that some of his henchmen are also seeking the loot. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Batman for Hire," pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; On the pretense of needing money for Robin's college education, Batman opens a private detective agency, and is hired, unsuspectedly, by a bank robber the Caped Crusader is hoping to nail for his crimes. The Secret of the Happy Pig! public service announcement with Peter Porkchops, art by Rube Grossman. The Sentry Who Never Sleeps article. "Batman in the Bottle," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Sent back in time to discover the origins of a giant sling used by the Zoto civilization, Batman helps those people combat a race of giants. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 57
    Published Apr 1958 by Atlas.

    "He Can't Come Back Alive" (art by Paul Reinman), "Under Fire!" (art by John Romita Sr.), "The Anzacs" (art by Dick Ayers), "Vicksburg," "Revolt!" (art by Joe Sinnott), and a two-page text story, "Private Paul Pierson Paints a Picture." Bill Everett cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Ben Bowie and His Mountain Men (1956) 14
    • 1" spine split from bottom. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Painted Cover. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring the tales "Into the Trap" and "The Lost Settlement"! Starring Ben Bowie, Jim Prentice, Zeke Moss, Nakah, The Iroquois, Hurons, The French and The Algonquins! Also: Yellow Hair Child of the Sioux in "Keeper of the Wild Horses"! Starring Yellow Hair and Strong Bow! And: text articles "The Algonquin" and "Rufus Putnam"! Plus: "Desperate Journey" text story! Starring Jody and Jody's father! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Best from Boys' Life (1957) 3
  • Issue #50
    Big Town (1951) 50

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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 Time Capsule!" (Steve nabs jewel thieves whose modus operandi includes hiding jewels inside a time capsule robot); "The Secret beyond the Footlights!"; "Peril out of the Past!"; "Famous Newspaper Firsts/Quotes"; 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 #13
    Black Fury (1956 Charlton) 13

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    Cover by Maurice Whitman. Stories by unknown. Art by Medio Iorio & Sal Trapani and Sid Check. Featuring Black Fury in: "The Day the Wolves Struck!"; "Untamable"; and "Sierra Terror"! Plus: back-up story "Sgt. Lightning!" And: 1-page humor filler "Curly and the Wolf" with art by Maurice Whitman. Also: 2-page text story "Kit Carson Talks"! Plus: 1-page public service announcement "Find the Strength for Your Life"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Black Magic Vol. 6 (1956) 4
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0304414012

    Cover by Joe Orlando. Art by Marvin Stein, Ted Galindo, and George Tuska. 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 # 37 on cover; listed as Vol. 6, issue #4 in indicia. Claim jumpers steal a prospector's gold mine, but can't quite kill him. A man has a year to decide whether he was a coward for letting a woman drown after a shipwreck. Small-time hoods are out of their league when they try to shake down a mysterious visitor to a secret government outpost. The Gold Mine; Superstitions; Cancelled Debt; The Survivor!; Pilgrimage; Stranger in 313. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #123
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 123
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached. Cover detached at one staple. Oxidation. Chipping.

    Blackhawk is imprisoned in a strange rocket...headed for outer space! Featuring: 8 page Blackhawk story "The Human Rocket" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; 8 page Blackhawk story "The Underseas Gold Fort" (vs Killer Shark) drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; 8 page Blackhawk story "Mystery on Top of the World" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera. Cover by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #113
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 113

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  • Issue #7
    Buffalo Bill Jr. (1958 Dell) 7
  • Issue #60
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 60

    Bugs Bunny in "The Prisoner of the Vikings" and "Damp Diggins." Issue also has one-page gag strips, one-page text feature "Henery Chickens Out," and Tweety and Sylvester in "Down in the Dumps." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
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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 #67
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 67

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  • Vol. 6 #58
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Vol. 6 #58

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  • Vol. 13 #9
    Charley Jones' Laugh Book (1943 Jayhawk Press) Vol. 13 #9

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    Photo Cover. Cartoons and jokes by readers and artists of the time. 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 64 pages, Text,(with B&W Illustrations and photos) Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #6
    Cheyenne (1957) 6
    Published Apr 1958 by Dell.
  • Issue #549
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 549

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    Simple Kate Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #549
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 549

    Simple Kate. NOTE: We do not currently differentiate between HRN 576 copies and other HRN #'s of Classics Illustrated Junior reprints. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 2 #1
    Climax (1957-1964 Macfadden 2nd Series) Vol. 2 #1

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  • Issue #92
    Confessions of the Lovelorn (1954) 92

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Vince Colletta, Art Gates and John Rosenberger. Tales of romance from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, one of the earliest of the romantic comics genre of the postwar era. A woman meets new men while her fisherman boyfriend is away at sea; Karen despairs of ever finding love because of her average looks; Advice on saying the right thing to the right guy. Seaside Sweetheart!; Stranger in a Park; When Hearts Collide!; That One-and-Only Man!; The Kind Men Hate; Ugly Duckling!; Say the Right Things! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #3
    Courage (1957-1958) Vol. 1 #3

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  • Issue #88
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 88

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  • Issue #1
    Dell Giant Cadet Gray of West Point (1958) 1

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    Photo cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #254
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 254

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    Bat-Hound cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Secret of the Happy Pig! public service announcement starring Peter Porkchops, art by Rube Grossman. "One Ounce of Doom" starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A hobo unknowlingly steals a high explosive from the laboratory of a scientist; vs. Burton and Hegan. Warden Willis humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Casey the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Monster of the Mountain" starring Roy Raymond TV Detective, art by Ruben Moreira; Roy vs. Wakamba and Hidalgo. "Crime A La Carte" text story. "The One-Man Army" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; Manhunter takes on The General, who has assembled an army of crime. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #122
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 122

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    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "The Case of the Poisoned Pellet," script and art by Chester Gould; When George Ozone starts investigating Mumbles' background, Mumbles and Cinn team up to kill him; Investigation show that Ozone was killed with a wooden bullet; Meanwhile, Mumbles and Cinn start covering their tracks. Inky and Dinky house ad. "Treasure Map," script and art by Chester Gould; While Junior tries to draw a sketch of Cinn from a witness description, Tracy and Sam look for clue to the murder of George Ozone; Mumbles and Cinn work on a scheme to kidnap the two wild boys, who supposedly have a treasure map left to them by their father. "The Smugglers" text story; A Coast Guard officer investigates a group of smugglers. "The Two-Faced Villain" text story, art by Bob Powell; A brief biographical account of Frank Bordon. Dick Tracy Comics Monthly house ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58-10C
    Donald Duck (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 58-10C

    10¢ Edition. Cover by Tony Strobl. Stories by Carl Fallberg and unknown. Art by Tony Strobl, Paul Murry, Jack Bradbury and John Liggera. Donald Duck is featured in "Rattled Railroader," plus the back-up story "Getting the Bird"! Also: 1-pagers "Barbecue" and "Folding Rowboat"! And: 1-page Huey and Dewey story "Jealousy"! Plus: Goofy in "The Bungling Bellhop"! And: 1-page Big Bad Wolf story "The Surprise Roundup"! Characters in this issue: Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Uncle Scrooge, Daisy Duck, Grandma Duck, Goofy, Gus Goose, Big Bad Wolf, Li'l Bad Wolf and the Three Little Pigs. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58-15C
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    15¢ Edition. Cover by Tony Strobl. Stories by Carl Fallberg and unknown. Art by Tony Strobl, Paul Murry, Jack Bradbury and John Liggera. Donald Duck is featured in "Rattled Railroader," plus the back-up story "Getting the Bird"! Also: 1-pagers "Barbecue" and "Folding Rowboat"! And: 1-page Huey and Dewey story "Jealousy"! Plus: Goofy in "The Bungling Bellhop"! And: 1-page Big Bad Wolf story "The Surprise Roundup"! Characters in this issue: Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Uncle Scrooge, Daisy Duck, Grandma Duck, Goofy, Gus Goose, Big Bad Wolf, Li'l Bad Wolf and the Three Little Pigs. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 25 #4
    Double Action Western Magazine (1934-1960 Columbia) Pulp Vol. 25 #4

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  • Vol. 9 #14
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  • Vol. 9 #15
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  • Vol. 9 #16
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  • Vol. 9 #17
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  • Vol. 31 #4
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 31 #4

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  • Issue #18
    Falling in Love (1955) 18
    Published Apr 1958 by DC.

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    She knew it was a mistake to leave them alone...a mistake she'd pay for in tears and heartache at the..."End of a Love Affair," the cover-featured 9 page story pencilled by Mike Sekowsky. Plus: 8 page story "The Danger of Love"; 8 page story "Too Proud to Cry"; 6 page story "Written in the Stars"; 2 page To You...From Carol Andrews letters page; 1 page Fran filler "New Dog." Cover price $0.10.