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Comic books January 1959, graded by CGC

  • Item #47899512
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    • Label #1300425001
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    Cover art by Harry Lucey. Joyful Journey, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After hearing Mr. Weatherbee's lecture on the importance of spreading happiness, Betty decides to spread joy to everyone in her life, but her "joyful" pronouncements set off a class war between the Andrews and Lodge families. Fish Fried, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie comes up with an elaborate scheme that will allow him and Veronica to get more dating money out of Mr. Lodge; The first step is for Veronica to feign an interest in collecting extremely expensive tropical fish. Tree To Get Ready, pencils by Bill Vigoda; Archie breaks the Christmas tree decorations, so the gang makes decorations out of food, but Jughead promptly eats them. Those Are the Breaks!, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #48868402
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    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1993412003
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    Cover art by Harry Lucey. Joyful Journey, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After hearing Mr. Weatherbee's lecture on the importance of spreading happiness, Betty decides to spread joy to everyone in her life, but her "joyful" pronouncements set off a class war between the Andrews and Lodge families. Fish Fried, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie comes up with an elaborate scheme that will allow him and Veronica to get more dating money out of Mr. Lodge; The first step is for Veronica to feign an interest in collecting extremely expensive tropical fish. Tree To Get Ready, pencils by Bill Vigoda; Archie breaks the Christmas tree decorations, so the gang makes decorations out of food, but Jughead promptly eats them. Those Are the Breaks!, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.

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  • Item #47035940
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    Cover art by Jack Kirby. "The Riddle of the Star-Stone" Chapter One, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Wally Wood; Professor Brandon's assistant Vreedl has stolen the Star-Stone, a device created by an ancient sorcerer, and is stealing gems to place in the stone and give himself powers; The first gem makes Vreedl into a flame man and allows him to start a stampede and delay the Challs while he secures a second gem. "Operation Blackhawks!" ad. One-page Peter Puptent Explorer story by Henry Boltinoff. "Chapter Two: The Birdman of Djiizari!", script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Wally Wood; The second gem turns Vreedl into the "Birdman of Djiizari" and with that flying power he escapes the Challs. "The Singing Sorceress" text story. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Chapter Three: The Challenge of the Super Creature!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Wally Wood; With another gem, Vreedl becomes a fish man and again evades the Challs; Finally, with the fourth gem, Vreedl becomes invincible until Ace points out that anyone could become like him through possession of the stone, so Vreedl destroys it, transforming himself back into an ordinary man. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #46821213
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    Published Jan 1959 by DC.
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    • Label #0616581003
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    Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Written by Robert Kanigher and Bob Haney. Art by Joe Kubert, Russ Heath and Jerry Grandenetti. In this issue: First appearance of Sgt. Rock prototype in "The Rock!" by Robert Kanigher and Joe Kubert. Also: "Write Your Own Book!" by Bob Haney and Russ Heath; "Battle Flare" by Kanigher and Jerry Grandenetti; and half-pager "Equal to the Task!" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #26635541
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    Published Jan 1959 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor side edge cracks, scuffing and scratching to front and back of case.
    • Label #0905384001
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    Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Written by Robert Kanigher and Bob Haney. Art by Joe Kubert, Russ Heath and Jerry Grandenetti. In this issue: First appearance of Sgt. Rock prototype in "The Rock!" by Robert Kanigher and Joe Kubert. Also: "Write Your Own Book!" by Bob Haney and Russ Heath; "Battle Flare" by Kanigher and Jerry Grandenetti; and half-pager "Equal to the Task!" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #46654251
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    Published Jan 1959 by DC.
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    Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Written by Robert Kanigher and Bob Haney. Art by Joe Kubert, Russ Heath and Jerry Grandenetti. In this issue: First appearance of Sgt. Rock prototype in "The Rock!" by Robert Kanigher and Joe Kubert. Also: "Write Your Own Book!" by Bob Haney and Russ Heath; "Battle Flare" by Kanigher and Jerry Grandenetti; and half-pager "Equal to the Task!" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #46320506
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    "Worlds at War!" with art by Jack Davis; "One Had Vanished!" with art by Steve Ditko; "Uneasy Lies the Head!"; "Adrift in Space!" with art by Don Heck; "The Green Fog!" (art by Vince Colletta?); and a two-page text story, "The Remedy Oil." Joe Sinnott cover. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #24452863
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    Published Jan 1959 by EC.
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    • Label #0750114006
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    Cover art by Kelly Freas. Phony ad for Culvert Reserve Whiskey, art by Kelly Freas. "The Coming Attractions...Don't Always Show Exactly What's Coming!", script by Frank Jacobs, art by Wally Wood; boring scenes that exciting movie previews are supposedly taken from. "The National Safety Council's Holiday-Weekend Telethon," script by Dee Caruso and Bill Levine, art by Mort Drucker; Telethon to pump up the number of highway fatalities to meet the numbers announced before the holiday. "Junior Additions," script by Tom Koch, art by Wally Wood; Possible kids' editions of popular magazines, including: Junior Confessions, Tiny Homes and Gardens; Sports Infantile; Truant; Tyke; Pedal Trend; The Saturday Evening Tot. "Memories of Summer," script and art by Don Martin; 3 cartoons of the dangers of summer. "Basketball," art by George Woodbridge; Satirical look at the sport of basketball. "Alfred E. Neuman's Family Tree," script by Tom Koch, art by Wally Wood; Famous ancestors of Alfred, with very brief biographical notes and dates of birth and death. "Walk - Don't Walk Signals," script and art by Dave Berg; Thoughts on what could happen if the concept of signals were extended to everyday life events. "The Search For Sleep," art by George Woodbridge; Various methods of inducing sleep. "Electrical Report," script by Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, art by Mort Drucker; Showing how the electrical company supposedly controls refrigerator lights and other appliance lights from a central headquarters. "Veeble People," script by Tom Koch, art by Joe Orlando; Fictitious company magazine for North American Veeblefetzer Co. "A Very Merry Christmas...And A Happy New Year!", script and art by Don Martin. Alfred E. Neuman illustration by Kelly Freas. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.25.

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  • Item #48493416
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superman's Greatest Sacrifice!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois meets heiress Dolores Drake who seems to be an exact double of her. The Girl of 1000 Costumes!, art by Al Plastino; Due to a minunderstanding, Lois thinks Superman will like her better if she changes her look frequently. The Fattest Girl in Metropolis, script by Otto Binder, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Professor Colby's ray turns Lois fat and she tries to keep Superman from seeing her. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    • Restored: C4
    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: Off white
    • Signed by Stan Lee on 03/04/2017. Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, reinforced.
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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Christopher Rule. We Found the Ninth Wonder of the World!, art by Jack Kirby and Christopher Rule; An expedition in remote waters finds a missing scientist who has used serums to create giant turtles, one the size of a house, the other the size of an island. I Know the Secret of the Poltergeist!, art by Steve Ditko; An investigator works diligently to discover the logical explanations behind the odd occurrences at a couple's newly purchased home. The Heat's On text story, art by Don Heck. I Was the First Man to Set Foot on...the Mystery Planet!, art by Carl Burgos; A businessman bigoted against robots tries to make a deal to tap the resources of a planet rich in exploding pools of radioactive oil. I Foiled an Enemy Invasion!, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #28560947
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    Published Jan 1959 by DC.
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    • Label #0187242011
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    Cover art by Bob Brown. The Man of 1,000 Planets!, art by Jim Mooney. Formula for Success! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Brown. The Mystery of Exile Moon!, art by Howard Purcell. The Color Blind Planet!, art by Doug Wildey. Martian Town, USA, art by Nick Cardy; a man discovers that his home town is populated by Martians. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #47789295
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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Wonder Woman Album!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Tara, the photographer for the Amazonian Institute tries to collect pictures of Wonder Woman in action. "The Box of Three Dooms!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; The Gadget Maker sends three toys to kill Wonder Woman. Women of the Wigwams article. Marriage a la Mode non-fiction page, script by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tommy Nicolosi. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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