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Comic books February 1959

  • Issue #2
    7-Up Sam Vol. 04 2
    Published Feb 1959 by 7-Up.

    7-Up Sam Vol. 04 (1959) "Reselling Yourself Builds 7-Up Sales" is an in-house promotional comic published by 7-Up. Learn the twelve ways to resell yourself to dealers in order to keep a healthy business relationship. Featuring comic strip advertising art by Vic Herman, the creator of the 7 Up Sam institutional promotional campaign for 7 Up. 8 pages, fullcolor, 7-in x 10-in.

  • Issue #249
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 249
    Published Feb 1959 by DC.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Kryptonite Man!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Luthor takes a liquid kryptonite serum which makes it impossible for Superman to get near him; Superman makes a lead suit to protect himself, but Luthor has discovered a way to turn lead into glass. -page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. "The Man-Ape's Mountain Mission," script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; As Congorilla goes on a dangerous mission to rescue some plane crash survivors, the body of Congo Bill is locked in a shack which is about to be blown up. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Gambling Asteroid" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #257
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 257
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The First Two Supermen starring Superboy, Hercules, Samson, Krypto, and Ma and Pa Kent, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. The Arrows That Failed, art by Lee Elias; A gang boss finds a fluid that causes Green Arrow's arrows to miss their target. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Imitation Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon; A criminal has a doctor alter his body to duplicate Aquaman's powers. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #105
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 105

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    "Last of the Tree People!" (script by Richard Hughes "Greg Olivetti," art by John Rosenberger); "Hand of Providence!" (script by Jonathan Burns, art by Leo Morey); "Beyond the Veil of Time" (script by Hughes as "Kurato Osaki," art by Ogden Whitney); "The Martian Mirage" (script by James R. Thompson, art by Beck/Costanza); "Beneath the Waves" (script by Pierce Rand, art by Rosenberger). Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 55

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    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard, Martin Naydel and Henry Boltinoff. Art by Owen Fitzgerald, Martin Naydel and Henry Boltinoff. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, stars in an untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: Cartoon Criss-Cross activity page by Martin Naydel; A Bit of Disc and Data article; and Jerry the Jitterbug 1-pager by Henry Boltinoff, reprinted from Leave It to Binky (1948) #41. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #142
    Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1955 Pines/Dell/Gold Key) 142

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    Mighty Mouse in "Billy's Story" and "Quick on the Draw." Heckle and Jeckle in "The Forty-Ninth State." Dinky in "The Easy Life." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 43

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    "The Doom Express!" While aboard a train, Danny and Rex meet snooty actress Jean Adair and her dog Fifi, who they win over after their chivalrous behavior during a rainstorm. Also includes: "Stop That Litterbug!" (starring Detective Chimp); "The Smallest Dog on Earth!" (starring Rex); and "Toy Dog." Script by Robert Kanigher and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino, inks by Bernard Sachs. Cover by Kane. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
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  • Issue #66
    All American Men of War (1952) 66

    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Julius Schwartz, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Bob Haney, Russ Heath, Jack Abel, and Henry Boltinoff. 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. 33 #2
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  • Issue #98
    Archie (1943) 98

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    Stories by Frank Doyle and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey & Terry Szenics, Bill Vigoda, Bob White and unknown. Archie wants to go ice-skating, but everyone wonders if Veronica will let him, making him feel hen-pecked in "Deep Freeze"! Plus: Archie goes shopping with Veronica and has to carry all of her Christmas packages in "Package Deal"; Moose can't decide on a Christmas present for Archie in "Light Humor"; Archie brags to Jughead and Reggie that he can get any girl to date him in "Well Placed Point"; Archie agonizes over the cost of a Christmas present for his mother in "Pin Problem"; Reggie creates a scam that backfires on him in "Ice Going"; and Mr. Lodge is given a crystal Christmas present that he hates, so Archie tries to "accidentally" break it for him in "Holiday Horror"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 348 #2
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    Vol. 348, Issue 2, April 1959. Cover art by Jack Hearne. Article on James Arness, "The Gunman who Killed the Critics". 8 1/2 in. x 11-in.; black and white; 112 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 62 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Vol. 62 #6

    February 1959 - Volume 62, Issue 6 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by Murray Leinster ("The Pirates of Ersatz" part 1), Calvin M. Knox, John A. Sentry, Peter Baily, and Frank Herbert. Illustrations by Freas, Summers, Schoenherr, and van Dongen. Article on patent law. Cover by Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Away and Beyond PB (1959 Berkley Novel) 1-1ST

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    Berkley Edition - 1st printing. By A.E. Van Vogt. Through space and time to worlds of tomorrow begins a quest for Martian treasure and control of a mathematical secret that could change the course of human history! Complete and unabridged. Softcover, 4-in. x 6-in., 174 pages, Text Only. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #16
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 16
  • Issue #121
    Batman (1940) 121
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1959 by DC.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects art and story. Severe corner damage.
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    1st appearance of Mr. Freeze in "The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero." Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Magic Card! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. "The Body in the Bat-Cave," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; As Bruce and Dick head for the Bat-Cave to change to their other identities, they discover the dead body of a man known for selling secrets to the underworld; Batman and Robin therefore must discover if this man sold the secret location of the Bat-Cave to underworld thugs. Two-page Warden Willis story by Henry Boltinoff. "Crime Rides the Rails," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Criminals derail a circus train so that animals get loose and the Caped Crusaders have to deal with that problem while gang members attempt to free their boss from a prison train. "Homicide in Hollywood" text story. 2/3-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero," script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A scientist accidently falls victim to the effects of an experiment, making him a virtual "human icicle," a foe who puts the chill on Batman and Robin. "Mystery of the Golden Bean Bag!" one-page story, script by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tommy Nicolosi. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 62
    Published Feb 1959 by Atlas.
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    Two Against Two Hundred! starring Combat Kelly, art by Dave Berg. Prisoner's Path text story, art by Joe Maneely. Breakout!, art by Dick Ayers. Explosion, art by Joe Sinnott. Wiped Out!, art by Jim Mooney. The Jap Trap!, art by Jay Scott Pike. 32 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 15

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    Cover by Dick Giordano. Stories by Pete Morisi, Dick Giordano, Al Williamson, Charles Nicholas, Sal Trapani, and Rocke Mastroserio. 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.

  • Issue #133
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 133

    Cover by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Dillin, Charles Cuidera and Sheldon Moldoff. Three stories! "The Human Dynamo" - The Human Dynamo wants to increase his electrical powers by using an atomic reactor to recharge. Plus: "The Feathered Sleuth" - Mascot Blackie helps the team rescue a federal agent held captive by a gang seeking to hijack a weapons shipment. And: "The Lady Blackhawk" - Zinda Blake wants to become the first female Blackhawk, but she hinders the team as much as she helps them, and realizes that she needs more training. Also: 1-page text story "Mystery of the Two Missile Men"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #122
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 122

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  • Issue #1
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  • Issue #65
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 65

    Bugs Bunny in "The Range Rabbit" and "Young Old-Timer." Issue also has one-page gag strips, one-page text feature "Off Beat," and Tweety and Sylvester in "Treatment Traders." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
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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 #6
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 6
    • Staple missing.
  • Vol. 14 #7
    Charley Jones' Laugh Book (1943 Jayhawk Press) Vol. 14 #7

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    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 #12B
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    15¢ Test Market Price Variant Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #16
    Chip N Dale (1955 Dell) 16

    Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. The Unbearable Bear, art by Jack Bradbury; Chip 'n' Dale deal with a mooching bear who has been spoiled by tourists. Habitat Trouble, art by Jack Bradbury; Seeking peace and quiet, Chip 'n' Dale try to live like beavers. The Sawing Session starring Three Little Pigs, script by Carl Fallberg, art by Jack Bradbury; Gyro designs a robot to keep the lazy brothers from loafing. Southern Exposure, art by Jack Bradbury; Tired of the cold weather, Chip 'n' Dale try to find a way to fly south. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #558
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 558

    The Magic Dish Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Comic Album (1958) 4

    Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. The Sad Sacks, pencils by Harvey Eisenberg, inks by Steve Steere; Tom fattens a Turkey for Thanksgiving Day but is then unable to eat it. The Case of Eggs, pencils by Harvey Eisenberg, inks by John Liggera; Tom goes into business as Easter egg seller. A Promise to Thomas, pencils by Harvey Eisenberg, inks by John Liggera; It's the fourth of July but Tom wants no fireworks in his yard. The Pictorial Pooch, pencils by Harvey Eisenberg, inks by Steve Steere; Droopy is the editor of the Daily Dog News. 150 Civil War Soldiers ad. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Cosmo the Merry Martian (1958) 2
    • Water damage.

    Cover art by Bob White. The Great Gillywump Hunt!, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; On the moon, Cosmo and Orbi are told by the Moonlings that the Dark Side of the Moon is inhabited by a terrifying unseen creature called the Gillywump, who emits spooky noises. Moon Rocket text article; The Martians go to investigate and find that the Gillywump is a harmless creature who makes "GRONK!" noises because he has a terrible cold. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Cracked (1958 Major Magazine) 7

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    Art by John Severin, Bill McCartney, Carl Burgos, Bill Everett, Syd Shores, Richard Doxee, Bernard Baily, Angelo Torres, and Dick Richards. Severin cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9
    Dell Giant Silly Symphonies (1952) 9

    Reprints Paul Bunyan, Humphrey Bear, Jiminy Cricket, The Social Lion, Goliath II, cut-out on back cover. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #264
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 264
    • 1" spine split from bottom of comic.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Peril at Playland Isle" starring Batman and Robin, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; When the wealthy builder of a new amusement park is killed, Batman and Robin nearly lose their lives tracking down the real killer. Warden Willis two-page humor by Henry Boltinoff. "The Golden Lie Detector" starring Roy Raymond TV Detective, art by Ruben Moreira; Roy vs. Peter Zembler. "Web of Guilt" text story. "Menace of the Martian Weapons!" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; A cache of Martian weapons falls to Earth and into Buggsy Roach's hands. Casey the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #63
    Donald Duck (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 63

    #63, 1-2/59 10c. Issue features "Secret Safari" in which Donald and his nephews journey to Africa to locate a rare butterfly and "The Grounded Flying Saucer." Issue also has Goofy in "The Unhelpful Helper," a one-page text story "Yule 'Tired,'" and one-page gag strips. Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 10 #6
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  • Vol. 10 #8
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  • Vol. 10 #9
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  • Vol. 19 #5
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  • Vol. 8 #2
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    February, 1959. Cover by Edward Valigursky. Science fiction and fantasy stories by Marion Zimmer Bradely, Tom Godwin, John Christopher, A. Bertram Chandler, and Jack Sharkey. Illustrations by Summers. 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 16 #2
    Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949 Mercury Digest) Vol. 16 #2
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    Cover by Chesley Bonestell. Science fiction and fantasy stories by Damon Knight, Margaret St. Clair (as Idris Seabright), Joel Townsley Rogers, Eleazar Lipsky, Judith Merril, Basil Davenport, George P. Elliot, Charles L. Fontenay, Raymond E. Banks, Grendel Briarton and Jane Rice. Softcover, 5.5-in., x 7.5-in., 130 pages, black and white (all text) Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 12 #2
    Fate Magazine (1948-Present Clark Publishing) A Pulp Digest Vol. 12 #2

    Volume 12 - Number 2, February 1959. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. The thrill scontinue with a Condensed version of New Air Force UFO reports, Frank Edwards "UFO'S Buzz Train", and Canada's Unknown Stigmatist! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #14
    Fightin' Air Force (1956) 14

    "Jinxed Corsair," "The Crippled Eagle," "The Blackpool Front," "More Wings Than He Knows," and "The Old Birds of World War I." Cover pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Flippity and Flop (1951) 43
  • Issue #75
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 75

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    Cover art by Ogden Whitney. "Legend of the Clock!" starring Gary, Mr. Janero, Duke De Bascon, Marquis Duchamps, Monsieur Lechat, Aline and Rene, script by Richard Hughes (as Jonathan Burns), art by John Buscema. "The House of Tomorrow!", script by Richard Hughes (as Shane O'Shea), art by John Forte; Saturnian furniture is mistaken for Bob Carter's designs, but the futuristic furniture gets better reviews that his traditional work. "Somewhere I'll Find You!" starring Lyle Gordon, Ellen, and Vincent H. Carr, script by Richard Hughes (as Bob Standish), art by Paul Reinman. "Strange Journey," script by Richard Hughes (as Thomas R. Drew), art by Ogden Whitney; Professor Bordoni's experimental car takes him to another dimension, from which he is banished as a mental case... back to Earth! 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #968
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 968

    Tales of Wells Fargo. Photo Cover shows Jim Hardie (as portrayed by Dale Robertson). Stories by Gaylord Du Bois. Art by Alberto Giolitti. Featuring the tales "A Nose For Trouble" and "They Declared War," plus the Famous Road Agents filler "Tom Bell"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #969
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 969

    Indicia title is "PEANUTS, No. 969." Cover art by Dale Hale. Linus's Blanket Addiction; Linus goes into withdrawal symptoms when Lucy hides his blanket. The Ball-Chasing Gig; Snoopy is fooled when Linus pretends to throw a ball and tells him to fetch it. The Kite Calamity; Lucy tries to help Charlie Brown get his kite into the air. Linus the Liar; Linus is causing problems for the group with a series of lies. All art by Dale Hale. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #971
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 971

    Wagon Train TV tie-in. Photo Cover shows actors Ward Bond and Robert Horton. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring the tales "Escape To Justice" and "Prairie Pursuit," plus the 1-pager "Bees...Oregon Bound"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #977
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 977

    Guarded Gold; Elmer Fudd and Yosemite Sam encounter a bear while hunting for gold. The Double Double-cross; Elmer and his brother Delmer meet Daffy Duck's brothers. The Impossible Parrot; Elmer has parrot troubles. Exterminated Exterminator; Elmer has termite troubles. The Temper Tester; Elmer has golf troubles. Based on Looney Toons cartoons. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #978
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 978

    Indicia title is 'LOLLY AND PEPPER, No. 978." Based on the "Lolly" newspaper strip. Office Picnic; Mr. Quimby decides to throw a picnic for the office staff. Knot for Fun; Pepper thinks Lolly is going to elope with Mr. Maypole. Lolly and Pepper at the Fashion Show; When they can't get a baby-sitter, Pepper has to go to the fashion show with Lolly and Granny. Pepper's Day; Pepper tags along when Lolly has to deliver some papers to Mr. Quimby at a men's club on Saturday. Dog Tired; Pepper brings home a stray dog that causes a commotion in the house. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.