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Comic books December 1958

  • Issue #12
    No image available
    Published Dec 1958 by 7-Up.

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  • Issue #247
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 247
    Published Dec 1958 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's Lost Parents!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Ma and Pa Kent seemingly arrive in the present in a time bubble, and Superman is so happy to see them that he shows them all the secrets of his adult life; But Ma and Pa turn out to be con artists who blackmail Superman with the knowledge of his double identity secret. Operation Blackhawks! ad. "Tommy Tomorrow, Space Convict X-146-93," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy Tomorrow is arrested as an impostor and thrown into an interplanetary prison. 2/3-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. "The Riddle of the Super-Zoo!", script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Sherman; Congo Bill and Janu work to turn the tables on Jungle Joe, a swindler who sells animals that can supposedly perform fantastic feats. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 135 #2
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Vol. 135 #2

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  • Issue #255
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 255
    • 1 1/4" spine split from bottom.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Splitting of Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp; Kozz of Mars uses Red Kryptonite to split Superboy and Clark into two separate people. But Clark turns out to be evil. Casey the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Blackhawk #132 ad. The War That Never Ended!, script by Dave Wood, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Jack Kirby and Roz Kirby (backgrounds); Green Arrow and Speedy are stranded on a Pacific island that is still inhabited by Japanese soldiers who do not know that WWII is over. Aquaman's Double Trouble starring King Neptune, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #103
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 103

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    "Reggie Rides a Rocket" (art by Ogden Whitney), "The Search" (art by John Rosenberger), "The Strange Stone" (art by Paul Reinman), and "The Captain's Secret." Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Richard Hughes, Ogden Whitney, Harry Lazarus, John Rosenberger, and Paul Reinman. 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 #54
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 54

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    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Hunt for the Abominable Snowman Part 1, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Bob joins an expedition to Mr. Everest. House ad for Blackhawk #131. Sharing--the United Nations Way public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by George Roussos. Hunt for the Abominable Snowman Part 2; A rival mountain-climbing team tries to eliminate Bob. Jerry the Jitterbug two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Hunt for the Abominable Snowman Part 3; Bob and his party find the abominable snowman. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #141
    Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1955 Pines/Dell/Gold Key) 141

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  • Issue #42
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 42

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    "Treasure of the Seven Winds!" Rex, Danny, and a professor's daughter go diving. The girl, who discovers treasure in a cave, gets rescued from an Octopus by Rex. A trio of treasure hunters complicate matters. Also includes: "Demon of the Speedways!" (starring Detective Chimp); "Mystery of the Fantastic Footprints!" (starring Rex); and "Canine Quiz." Script by Robert Kanigher 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 #30
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  • Vol. 3 #12
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 3 #12

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  • Issue #64
    All American Men of War (1952) 64
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached.

    "The Other Man's War" (art by Russ Heath), "Story of a Boot" (art by Joe Kubert), and "A Fistful of War." Edited by Whitney Ellsworth. Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Russ Heath, Bob Haney, Joe Kubert, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Bill Finger, Ross Andru, and Mike Esposito. 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 #12
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 32 #12

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  • Issue #17
    Annie Oakley and Tagg (1955 Dell) 17
    • Staple rust.

    Gail Davis [as Annie Oakley] photo cover. Decision at Diablo, art by Dan Spiegle; Dave wants to be a lawman and enforce the laws. His father wants him to go into politics and make the laws instead. Branded, art by Mike Arens; Both the killer and his picture for the wanted posters are coming in on the same coach. And printing posters can be done on other stuff than paper... Tenderfoot Trouble, art by Dan Spiegle; Denver Dan is a kid without fear, but chasing stage robbers is just a little too big a task for him alone. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Archie (1943) 97

    Stories by Frank Doyle and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey & Terry Szenics, Bill Vigoda, Bob White, Samm Schwartz and unknown. Fred thinks Archie is spending $100 on Veronica's Christmas present and almost nothing on a present for his own parents in "Dad's Dilemma!" Plus: It's a half-hour until lunch time and everything in class reminds Jughead of hamburgers in "Burgers On the Brain"; Jughead offers to help Archie mow the lawn in "Live and Lawn"; Mr. Lodge doesn't care for Ronnie's taste in music in "Musically Yours"; Archie and Jughead try to install a state-of-the-art hi-fi sound system in Mr. Lodge's house in "High Fie"; Mr. Weatherbee gives Archie some pointers on fencing in "Don't Fence Me In"; and after Veronica vows to be more decisive, her father bets her that she can't go into a store and pick a dress in less than two minutes in "For Bet Or For Worse"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 5
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch.
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    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom.

    Regular edition with 25¢ cover price. Archie's Christmas Stocking. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5-35C
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 5-35C

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    Canadian Edition 35¢ cover price variant. Exactly the same as the American counterpart except for the cover price. Archie's Christmas Stocking Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 347 #6
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 347 #6

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  • Issue #5812
    Arizona Highways 5812
    Published Dec 1958

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    December 1958. Special full-color issue. Publication of the Arizona Highway Department featuring stories and art with Western themes. In this issue: photos from around the state. 9-in. x 12-in.; 36 pages on white paper. Cover price $0.40.

  • Vol. 62 #4
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 62 #4

    December 1958. Cover by Ed Emsh. Stories: "A Bicycle Built for Brew"(Conclusion) by Poul Anderson, "Ministry of Disturbance" by H. Beam Piper, "The Queen Bee" by Randall Garrett, "Triggerman" by J. F. Bone, "Pieces of the Game" by Mack Reynolds, "Seller's Market" by Christopher Anvil. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #14
    Atomic Bunny (1959) 14

    Jon D'Agostino cover features a Bugs Bunny look-alike instead of Atomic Bunny. Two "Atomic Bunny" stories feature Atomic Rabbit instead of Atomic Bunny; Atomic Rabbit's chest initials have been modified to state "AB" instead of "AR". Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Atomic Bunny, Not a Ghost of a Chance" and "Atomic Bunny, Sly Fox's Trail" art by George Wildman; "Atomic Bunny, The Gift"; "Scandal at Sod Fork" art by George Wildman; and "Atomic Bunny, The Headless Hooligan!". "Darling Deer Demonstrates" illustrated text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Attack (1958 2nd Series Charlton) 55

    Cover reprinted on Attack (1971 5th Series Charlton) #37. Contains war stories. In order of appearance: "Stuka-Meister" reprinted in Attack (1971 5th Series Charlton) #37; "The Weak Man" art by Jon D'Agostino; "Helpless Target!"; "You Can't Retreat"; and "The Congressional Medal of Honor". "The Hutier Tactics" text article. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 12

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    BABY HUEY THE BABY GIANT #12, 12/54, 10c. Baby Huey in "Quiet from Wrong," "Track Meat," and "Quack Doctor." Issue also features Herman and Katnip in "Trip to the Moon," one-page gag strips, and one-page text features "Huey's Lesson" and "Buzzy in Sales Talk." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 15

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  • Issue #120
    Batman (1940) 120
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1958 by DC.
    • 1.5" spine split from bottom of comic.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Curse of the Bat-Ring," pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman uses a clever plan involving a jinx on a Bat-Ring, which crooks get the Caped Crusader to wear, hoping it will bring him bad luck. Sharing -- The United Nations Way public service announcement, art by George Roussos. "The Failure of Bruce Wayne," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Called to his dying Uncle's bedside, Silas, Bruce is told by him that he is disappointed that Bruce has not continued the family tradition of adventure; Bruce sets out to prove Silas wrong. One-page Warden Willis story by Henry Boltinoff. End of a Hold-Up article. "The Airborne Batman," pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; While stopping a stampeding elephant, Batman injures his legs, giving the green light to crooks all over Gotham City to institute a reign of terror. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 61
    Published Dec 1958 by Atlas.

    "Rocket's Away"; "Eyes in the Night!" (art by Dave Berg); "Pickett's Charge"; Combat Kelly in "Machine-Gunned!" (art by Berg); "Booby Trap! (art by Jay Scott Pike); and a two-page text story, "Battle's End." Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Beetle Bailey and Sarge PB (1958 Dell) 1-1ST

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    #SBZ4 - 1st printing. By Mort Walker. Beetle Bailey cartoons and comic strips. Softcover, 6-1/2 in. x 9-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #25
    Black Jack (1957) 25

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    Maurice Whitman cover. Steve Ditko art on all "Rocky Lane's Black Jack" features. In order of appearance: "Rocky Lane's Black Jack, Trail Pard" signed with Steve Ditko's partially-anagrammed pseudonym "J. Kotdi", reprinted in Golden Age Greats (1994) #11 and Steve Ditko Archives HC (2009-2016 Fantagraphics) #6-1ST; "The Chase" art by Rocco A. "Rocke" Mastroserio; "Rocky Lane's Black Jack, Horse Hunter's Bait" reprinted in Steve Ditko Archives HC (2009-2016 Fantagraphics) #6-1ST; "A Remembered Friend" art by Steve Ditko, reprinted in Ditko's Shorts HC (2014 IDW) #1-1ST and Steve Ditko Archives HC (2009-2016 Fantagraphics) #5-1ST; "The Kid Called Willie"; and "Rocky Lane's Black Jack, Storm's Warning" reprinted in Steve Ditko Archives HC (2009-2016 Fantagraphics) #6-1ST. "Traders Transportation" illustrated text story. Indicia states: "ROCKY LANE'S BLACK JACK". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Black Magic Vol. 7 (1958) 2

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    Cover by George Klein. Art by Marvin Stein, Ted Galindo, Joe Orlando and George Klein. 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 # 41 on cover; listed as Vol. 7, issue #2 in indicia. A man gets lost in a London fog and finds himself in the Renaissance. A self-obsessed star gets a visit from someone who's seen fame and its aftermath. A sailor finds a fortune in treasure on an uncharted island. The Doorway; Superstitions; The Lonely One; Show of Confidence; Out of the Past; Davey Jones' Locker. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #131
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 131

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. Featuring: 8 page Blackhawk story "The Return of the Jailer" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; 7 page Blackhawk story "The Creature with 1000 Powers" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; 7 page Blackhawk story "The Rainbow Blackhawks" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #120
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 120

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  • Issue #64
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 64

    Bugs Bunny in "The Stone Money Mission" and "A Raft of Trouble." Issue also has one-page text feature "A Quick Change" and Tweety and Sylvester in "The Good Skate." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
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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.

  • Vol. 6 #66
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Vol. 6 #66

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  • Vol. 14 #5
    Charley Jones' Laugh Book (1943 Jayhawk Press) Vol. 14 #5

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    XMas 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) Julie London Photo Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #1958
    Christmas at the Rotunda/Ford Rotunda Christmas Book (Ford Motor Company) 1958

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  • Issue #0
    Christmas on the Moon (1958) 0

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  • Issue #557
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 557

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    "Silly Willy," script by the Brothers Grimm (adapted from their original story), art by Mike Sekowsky; There once was a lad named William who was as silly as the day is long; everyone called him Silly Willy; Although Silly Willy tries to do what he is told he always gets mixed up, until the day his silliness leads him to find a bride. "The Donkey's Shadow" Aesop's Fables story, art by Mike Sekowsky; A traveler who has to cross a desert plain hires a donkey to carry him on the journey, and offers the donkey's owner a good sum to act as a guide. "There Was an Old Man on a Hill," script by Edward Lear, art by Mike Sekowsky; classic limerick. Article on The Ground Hog, art by William A. Walsh. Color This Picture with Crayons page, art by Mike Sekowsky. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #557
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 Reprint) 557

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

  • Issue #129B
    Classics Illustrated Special (1955) 129B
    • Cover detached.
    • 3-1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • 5.5" spine split from base of comic.

    "Three Camels" cover. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #147A
    Classics Illustrated Special (1955) 147A

    Crossing the Rockies. Art by Reed Crandall/George Evans. Gerald McCann painted cover. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 3 #3
    Climax (1957-1964 Macfadden 2nd Series) Vol. 3 #3

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  • Issue #88
    Confessions of the Lovelorn (1954) 88

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by John Rosenberger and Howard Alexander. 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 lies about her poverty-stricken past to her man; Viola denies herself romance because of her health problems, until she encounters a man she cant resist; Kate meets a handsome doctor after breaking her leg in a skiing accident. The Girl Who Couldn't Marry!; Romantic Discipline; Cupid's Aide!; Heart of a Phoney!; What's Wrong with Women?; Fortunate Accident!; Are You Up-to-Date? 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    Confessions of the Lovelorn (1954) 100

    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by John Rosenberger and others. Tales of romance from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, one of the earliest romantic comics of the postwar era. A woman who fears men finally meets one she cant bring herself to run away from; College students deny their feelings for each other, because theyve set their sights on other people; Dating dos and donts. Those Awful Young Men!; Not for Each Other! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Cracked (1958 Major Magazine) 6

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  • Issue #15
    Daffy Duck (1956 Dell/Gold Key) 15

    Daffy (1956) is a comic book published by Dell Publishing Co. 32 pages, full color, 7-in. x 10-in., newsprint, with a $0.10 cover price. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #96
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 96

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  • Issue #9
    Dell Giant Bugs Bunny's Christmas Funnies (1950) 9

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    Giant size comic featuring the Warner Bros. cartoon characters in Christmas related stories. Issue has Bugs Bunny in "Merry Christmas Magic," Porky Pig in "Shantyboat Santa Claus," Tweety & Sylvester in "A Letter to Santa," Henery Hawk in "The Fright Before Christmas," Mary Jane & Sniffles in "The Snowmakers," Elmer Fudd in "A Helping Hand," Little Pancho Vanilla in "The Marvelous Matador," Suzanne in "The Gift Givers," Daffy Duck in "Feathered Foul-Up," and one-page puzzles and activities. Pinup on back cover. Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #9
    Dell Giant Christmas Parade (1949) 9
    • Some puzzles completed.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Spine break. Piece missing from back cover. Puzzle completed in book.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing back cover and few pages.
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    Carl Barks art. Dell, 25c cover price. Walt Disney's Christmas Parade. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #24
    Dell Giant Western Roundup (1952) 24

    Cover art by Sam Savitt. Battle of Truth featuring Wagon Train, art by Nicholas Firfires; Flint is mistaken for a murderer. Dry Wells Robbery starring Rin Tin Tin, art by Sparky Moore. Desert Danger starring Buffalo Bill Jr., art by Nat Edson. Storm Witness starring Roy Rogers and Trigger, art by Mike Arens. The Texas Terror featuring Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers, art by Warren Tufts. Quicksilver Justice, art by Sparky Moore. High Danger featuring Flying A's Range Rider, art by Dan Spiegle and Tony Sgroi (some Roy Rogers faces touch ups). Joker's Reward starring Dale Evans, art by Warren Tufts. 100 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Dennis the Menace Giant Christmas Issue (Giants) 6
    • 2" spine split from base of comic.

    Winter 1958. Hallden. Listed in Overstreet under Dennis the Menace (Giants). Cover price $0.25.