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Comic books May 1959

  • Issue #5
    7-Up Sam Vol. 04 5
    Published May 1959 by 7-Up.

    7-Up Sam Vol. 04 (1959) "The Big E in New Accounts Means Expanded 7-Up Sales" is an in-house promotional comic published by 7-Up. Featuring comic strip advertising art by Vic Herman, the creator of the 7 Up Sam institutional promotional campaign for 7 Up. Learn to use the five-step selling plan. Also remember to keep your 7-Up selling simple. 8 pages, fullcolor, 7-in x 10-in.

  • Issue #252
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 252
    Published May 1959 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1270654004
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    • Pen on back cover, marker on front.
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    • Page 16 missing, does not affect story. Page 1 re-attached with tape. Tape on cover. INCOMPLETE.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Al Plastino. Origin and 1st appearance of Supergirl in "The Supergirl from Krypton!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin Supergirl; She tells him how Argo City survived the destruction of Krypton and how her father sent her to Earth when the inhabitants of Argo City were threatened by Kryptonite poisoning; Superman sets her up in Midvale Orphanage so she can adjust to life on Earth. Intro new Metallo "The Menace of Metallo!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; Criminal John Corben, who is nearly killed in an auto accident, is given a robot body powered by uranium; When he is hit by bullets meant for Lois, she assumes he is really Superman. 2/3-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "Congo Bill Dies at Dawn!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #260
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 260
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Mold.Staple rust. Rust migration.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Kents' Second Super-Son, script by Jerry Coleman, art by John Sikela; Vidal, a Superboy from another planet, takes Superboy's place on Earth while he's away on a space mission. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. How Aquaman Got His Powers!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman stops the U.S. Navy from testing atomic depth charges and recounts his origin to Commander Haskel. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Green Arrow's New Partner!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Lee Elias. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #108
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 108

    "The Little Men" (script by Derek Rutherford, art by John Buscema); "The Hidden Talents of Archie Worple" (script by Brad Everson, art by Lloyd Cynwald); "The Saga of Jonah Jones" (art by Curt Carpenter); and "The Maelstrom" (script by Pierce Rand, art by John Rosenberger). Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Adventures of Jerry Lewis (1957) 52
    • Pieces missing from cover and first page. Water damage and staple rust.

    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Jerry the Detective Part 1, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Private Detective Jerry is hired by Louise to safeguard her Aunt's jewels during a big party. Ad for Showcase #20 - Rip Hunter, Time Master. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. Jerry the Detective, Part 2; The party starts and Jerry practices using the art of disguise to mingle with the guests; And while he's mingling, the jewels are stolen. Clyde Beatty and Cole Bros Circus at Palisades Amusement Park ad with Superman. Teen Laffs humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Jerry the Detective, Part 3; Jerry has figured out who the crooks are through the use of deductive eavesdropping; They take him hostage, which just makes him more dangerous. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    All American Men of War (1952) 69
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    "Bazooka Hill" (a Killer Tank story with art by Joe Kubert), "Somewhere Upstairs" (art by Mort Drucker), and "Nothing Works!" Edited by Robert Kanigher. Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Joe Kubert, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Bob Haney, Mort Drucker, Bob Haney, and Mort Drucker. 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 #106
    All Star Western (1951) 106
    Published May 1959 by DC.

    Edited by Julius Schwartz. Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Gil Kane, Frank Giacoia, John Broome, Howard Sherman, Carmine Infantino, and Joe Giella. Tales of the Old West starring such characters as the Trigger Twins, Foley of the Fighting 5th, and Johnny Thunder. Ad for The Brave and the Bold #23. Cowboy Games and Strange Indian Beliefs about the eclipse of the moon articles by Julius Schwartz, art by Morris Waldinger and Tommy Nicolosi. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 42
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    "Trunk with Power"; After Reggie plays yet another prank on Archie and Jughead he is warned by Betty and Veronica that one day he'll push them too far. "Mother Jughead's Words of Wisdom"; "Helpful" words of wisdom. "Psycho-Logic!"; After reading a book on psychology Veronica convinces herself that Betty only wants Archie because Veronica has Archie so she tells Archie to take Betty to the dance in the hopes that Betty will grow tired of him. "You're the Tops!"; Veronica keeps topping Betty in everything from clothes to vacations. "Slowburn"; Veronica burned Archie's steak so she applied Vaseline to it. "Camera Drama!" starring Li'l Jinx. "The Heritage of Man"; Article on the origins of man. "Brushed Off"; Reggie uses a fake bug as a way to get attention from girls. "Dog Tagged"; Archie keeps accidentally letting Veronica's new puppy out of the house. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #40
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 40
    • Centerfold detached.
  • Vol. 63 #3
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 63 #3

    May 1959 - Volume 63, Issue 3 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson ("Dorsai!" part 1), David Gordon, Frank Herbert, Larry M. Harris, Roger Kuykendall, George O. Smith, and Philip Latham. Illustrations by Freas, Emsh, Martinez, van Dorgen, and Summers. Cover by van Dongen. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #16
    Atom the Cat (1957) 16

    Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Atom the Cat, Those Flying Saucers"; "Timmy the Timid Ghost, In Again, Out Again" and "Atom the Cat, Carnival Puzzle" art by George Wildman; "Atom the Cat Meets Doctor Mole and Kule, Part One"; "Timmy the Timid Ghost, Fraidy Flowers" art by George Wildman; and "Atom the Cat Meets Doctor Mole and Kule, Part Two". "A Sure Cure for Bobo Bear" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Battlefield Action (1957) 24

    Stories by Joe Gill? Art by Sam Glanzman, Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani and unknown. Featuring: "The Experienced P.F.C."; "The Ghost on T-Bone Hill"; and "The Nameless Hero"! Plus: 2-page text story "Netted"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Beany The Meanie (1959) 3
  • Issue #20
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 20
  • Issue #136
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 136
    • 1.5" Spine split from bottom.

    Stories by unknown. Art and Cover by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Three stories! "The Menace of the Smoke-Master" - The Blackhawks track down the Smoke-Master, who has developed several different ways of using smoke to commit crimes. Plus: "Siege of Blackhawk Island" - Smugglers, caught in a sudden storm, lose their boat and are cast ashore on Blackhawk Island while the team is away. To recover their headquarters, the Blackhawks must attack their own base. And: "The Marauders from Mercury" - The Blackhawks have a close encounter of the Mercurian kind when they rescue Diplomat D'Lor from his pursuers. Things go well until they discover that the pursuers are actually the Mercurian authorities and D'Lor is an escaped criminal. Also: 1-page text story "Sounds in the Night"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #125
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 125
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • File Copy.
    • Label #0780152020

    Giant Anniversary Issue, 80 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #23
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 23
    • Water damage.

    Cover by Joe Kubert. "Origin of the Viking Prince!", script by Bob Haney, art by Joe Kubert; The story is of Jon as a young man, his father, King Rikk, and of Princess Asa, Jon's beloved, as they fight against the Viking invader Torgo, and his fearsome band! Ad for The Flash #106. Famous Sailing Ships Throughout the World article by Bob Haney, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Knight's Castle" text story by Jack Miller. "The Figurehead of the Burning Sea!", script by Bob Haney, art by Joe Kubert; While at her father's castle with Prince Jon, Asa vanishes into thin air; Jarl Eric, brother of the Dragon King, has imprisoned her spirit in a wooden figurehead, so Jon sets off to rescue her. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Buffalo Bill Jr. (1958 Dell) 12
  • Issue #7
    Challengers of the Unknown (1958 DC 1st Series) 7
    • 3" spine tear from top. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split.

    "Isle of No Return." The Challengers get zapped with a shrinking ray. "The Beasts from Planet Nine." The Challengers tangle with creatures that have escaped from an alien zoo. Plots and pencils by Jack Kirby, scripts by France Herron, inks by Wally Wood. Cover by Kirby and Marvin Stein. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Cheyenne (1957) 11
    Published May 1959 by Dell.

    Photo cover of Ty Hardin [as Bronco Layne]. The Rio Smugglers; Bronco Layne goes to the town called Trinity to help his friend Jim O'Neil who is about to be hanged for the murder of a ranger, Colly Smith; Layne investigates Duke Rhein, a cattle owner, and finds out that he and his thugs are smuggling opium across Jim O'Neil's ford in the Rio Grande river by packing it inside hollowed out cattle horns; Duke had also killed the ranger who knew too much and framed Jim O'Neil. Bronco tries to stop O'Neil's execution but finds out that Jim's wife and daughter are held hostage. Small Bear, art by Rex Maxon; Small Bear wounds and is wounded by a mountain lion; The animal, not able to hunt, later attacks the Cheyenne tribe and it's horses convincing them that it is a "spirit cat. The Crooked Circle starring Bronco Layne. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 150 The Virginian (1959) 1
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust with migration.

    The Virginian, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 150, with 5/59 date). Wyoming in the 1870's was a vast territory of men, guns and cattle. With cattle came rustling and with rustling came the need for law and justice. For some, law came out of a blazing gun and justice meant swinging at the end of a rope in the cold dawn. For the Virginian, justice came in a duel at sunset. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    Comic Album (1958) 5

    Stories featuring Woody Woodpecker, Woofus Woodpecker, Uncle Salty Woodpecker, and and Winnie Woodpecker. Also Windy and Breezy in "Snapped Snacking." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 35

    Cover art by Al Wiseman. Reprints of daily Dennis the Menace cartoons by Hank Ketcham. The Tokyo Kid, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman. H20h-oh!, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman. C'mon! Get Your Crayons Out...Let's Go! Star Gazing Is Fun! text article. Joey, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman; Joey helps his dad with the yard work. Star Spangled Dennis, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman. Ad for the Dennis the Menace line of clothing. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #267
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 267
    • Mold spots.

    1st appearance of Bat-Mite. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Batman Meets Bat-Mite" starring Batman, Robin, and Bat-Mite (intro), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Preparing to go off on patrol, Batman and Robin find the Bat-Cave disturbed and meet the zany and humorous Bat-Mite, an admirer of Batman's from another dimension; Bat-Mite wants to join Batman and Robin in their fight against crime. Ad for Showcase #20. Warden Willis humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Mystery of the Magic Sea!" starring Roy Raymond TV Detective, art by Ruben Moreira; When an earthquake exposes a portion of an underground sea, a small town hopes it will be a boon to its tourism business; But a legend warns that if a person swims too deep in the water, he'll turn into a fish; Roy Raymond films the attempts of two townspeople to disprove the legend for Impossible but True. Clyde Beatty and Cole Bros Circus at Palisades Amusement Park ad starring Superman. "John Jones' Farewell to Earth" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; Jovians come to Earth searching for a criminal but they need Manhunter's help because their weakness is water and it's raining. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #5
    Fantastic (1952-1980 Ziff-Davis/Ultimate) [Fantastic Science Fiction/Fantastic Stories of Imagination] Vol. 8 #5

    Volume 8, Issue 5 - May, 1959. Features The Hungry Eye by Robert Bloch, and Guardian Devil by Robert Silverberg. 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 12 #5
    Fate Magazine (1948-Present Clark Publishing) Digest/Magazine Vol. 12 #5

    Volume 12 - Number 5, May 1959. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Father Franz Eichinger brings us his story of meeting a Tibetan holy man and asks "Are Nude Tibetan Lamas the Monstrous Abominable Snowmen?" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #15
    Fightin' Air Force (1956) 15

    Cover by Dick Giordano? Stories by unknown. Art by Sam Glanzman and unknown. Featuring: "Might Is Right"; "Picket Plane"; "Fly High, Fly Fast"; "The Complainers"; and the 1-page text story "Vertigo"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #106
    Flash (1959 1st Series DC) 106
    Published May 1959 by DC.
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    • Cover detached.
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    • Interior is damaged, but largely complete. Extensive accumulation of defects. Fire damage slightly interrupts art and story.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. Origin Grodd & Pied Piper. This is Flash's first visit to Gorilla City; begin Grodd the Super Gorilla trilogy. This book is listed as scarce in Overstreet. Menace of the Super-Gorilla!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; Fred Pearson, star of the Central City Theatre's "The Great Gorilla" and friend of Barry Allen's, has been having blackouts, at the same time that a mysterious gorilla has been seen roaming Central City. The Brave and the Bold #23 ad. What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, pencils by Bernard Baily. Flash Facts filler page. The Menace of the Super-Gorilla - Conclusion; Gorilla Grodd is the pilot of the super-sonic vehicle, and he has come to Central City to find Solovar, who is playing captive in the Central City Zoo. Comparative Speed Records fact page. Amazing Apes article. The Pied Piper of Peril!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; Barry is on time for a dinner date with Iris for the first time, but he has to run out to deal with the Piper, the self-acclaimed Master of Sound. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #78
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 78
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    "The Stray!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Greg Olivetti"; art by Al Williamson); "The Oracle Stone!" (script possibly by Hughes as "Charles Lacoste"; art by Jon Diehl); "The Flaming Phantom!" (script by Hughes as "Shane O'Shea"; art by Al Wenzel); and "Queen of Uranus" (script by Thomas R. Drew, art by Odgen Whitney). Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #985
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 985

    Walt Disney's "The Shaggy Dog" - Written by Eric Freiwald and Robert Schaefer. Art by Dan Spiegle. Photo Cover. You'll howl with laughter at this hilarious story of the boy who changed into a dog! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #989
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 989

    #989, 5-7/59, 10c. Jiminy Cricket. Adventures and tales with Jiminy Cricket, the helpful character from the Walt Disney animated movie Pinocchio. Issue features "Out to Launch," "The Small Sensation," "Castle Hassle," and "Underground Uprising." Issue also has one-page gag strips in book, on back cover, and on inside covers. Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #990
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 990
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 1" Spine split from base of comic.
    • Centerfold detached at both staples.
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Indicia title is "HUCKLEBERRY HOUND, No. 990." Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. Badge 13 ; Huck is a policeman and must capture Wee Willie, the escaped gorilla; based on the Huckleberry Hound TV cartoon "Huckleberry Hound Meets Wee Willie." Big Game Hunter; Huck is a lion hunter in Africa. Lone Star Hero; Pixie and Dixie's cousin from Texas, LeRoy Longhorn, comes to visit. Yogi Bear and The Awful "It"; A hunter in a mixed-up animal disguise is terrorizing the forest animals, who take refuge in Yogi's cave. Huckleberry Hound and the Wee Whistler; A little bird warns Huck about a bear and in gratitude Huck tells him that if he's ever in trouble, just to whistle. All art by Harvey Eisenberg. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #991
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 991

    Indicia title is "FRANCIS, THE FAMOUS TALKING MULE, No. 991." Cover art by David Gantz. Follow that Chariot; Francis goes to Rome to play a part in a chariot race in a new "Ben Hur" movie, but the director is not very happy to have him. You're In the Army Now; Upset when a general says that mules are obsolete for Army work, Francis manages to get the general to set up a contest between a mule and a tank. Don't Spy on Me; Pete and Francis are now garbage collectors in the Army. All art by David Gantz. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #992
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 992
    • Cover oxidation.

    Indicia title is "SUGARFOOT, No. 992." Based on the ABC-TV series "Sugarfoot." Photo cover of Tom Brewster [Sugarfoot] (as played by Will Hutchins). Five photos from the TV series giving a general background of the Sugarfoot character. The Stallion Trail; Sugarfoot joins a group of horse-hunters in the foothills of New Mexico; He captures a prime black stallion, but the leader of the horse-hunters claims the horse for himself. Law Trap; Dave Slawson runs the town of Higgin's Creek, forcing a scared town council to pass ordinances that benefit only him. Facts about nicknames in the old west. Scripts by Eric Freiwald and Robert Schaefer, art by Alex Toth. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #993
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 993

    Based on The Adventures Of Jim Bowie TV show. Photo cover of Jim Bowie (as played by Scott Forbes). Intro with photo of Forbes. Blade of Guilt, art by Dan Spiegle; A desperate man thought he could lose himself in the steaming bayous of Louisiana, but he hadn't counted on the like of ace tracker Jim Bowie. River Bend Renegades, art by Dan Spiegle; An old timer riverboat captain befriends Bowie and discovers almost too late that the treacherous waters of the mighty Mississippi can be easier to manage than some men. A Pledge to Dell Parents ad. A Shirt for Jim Bowie; story describes how a pioneer made a shirt to wear. Those Boisterous Bowies fact page. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #994
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 994

    Based on the Sea Hunt TV series. Photo cover of Mike Nelson (as played by Lloyd Bridges). Treasure Reef; Mike agrees to help an old friend recover a sunken treasure ship from treacherous waters. Danger Dive; Mike helps the police recover stolen jewels from a car that ran off the road and sank off the coast. Lloyd Bridges photo on inside back cover. Short article about coral. All interior art by Dan Spiegle. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #995
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 995
    • 1.5" spine split from top of book.

    #995, 5-7/59, 10c. Walt Disney's Donald Duck Album. A hired photographer delivers photos to the Duck family and they look at them which lead into five different stories featuring Donald Duck, Scrooge McDuck, Daisy Duck, Gyro Gearloose, and Grandma Duck. All stories are untitled. Stories continue on inside covers and back cover has a puzzle. Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #996
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 996

    Indicia title is "Zane Grey's STORIES OF THE WEST, Nevada, No. 996." Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. Article on how a cowboy uses his saddle gun, a 30/30 caliber Winchester carbine. The Cattle War, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Albert Micale; Major Doone buys a ranch and immediately works on expansion, by hook or crook; Nevada gets involved when Doone's crew threatens a neighbor, an old rancher named Chuckwalla; After Nevada works over the foreman in a fistfight, he and Chuckwalla are ambushed in town, with Chuckwalla being killed. The Inspector's Wife, art by Albert Micale; When cattle rustlers kill two brand inspectors in a hotel in Seminole, Texas, the wife of one of the men killed takes a gun, tracks them down in town, and shoots them. The story of James Mason Peck, who produced guidebooks for settlers going west on wagon trains. How cowboy George Reynolds survived being struck in the back by an arrow in 1867. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 28 #4
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1950-1980 World/Galaxy/Universal) Vol. 28 #4
  • Issue #72
    GI Combat (1952) 72
    Published May 1959 by DC.

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Written by Ed Herron and Bob Haney. Art by Russ Heath, Mort Drucker, Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. In this issue: "The G.I. and the Tank!" by Ed Herron and Russ Heath; three of the Navy's leading frogmen are called upon to perform a dangerous mission in "The Three Frogmen" by Bob Haney and Mort Drucker; and "Ground Fire" by Haney, Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Gunsmoke Western (1955-1963) 52
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    Kid Colt Outlaw in "The Day the Kid Gave Up!" (script by Stan Lee, art by Jack Keller). Wyatt Earp in "Wyatt Earp, Badman!" (script by Lee, art by Dick Ayers). Other stories include "The Kid From Texas" (art by Joe Sinnott), "Return of the Boise Kid!" (art by Jack Davis), and a two-page text story, "The Stranger." Jack Kirby cover pencils. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Hot Rods and Racing Cars (1951) 40
    • Cover detached.

    In order of appearance: "Rich and Wreckless" and "Smash-Up" art by Jack Keller; "Novice Notes, Fuel Injection and What It Does"; "The Tigers at the Wheel" art by Jack Keller"; "His Baby"; and "The Old Man in the Pit" art by Jack Keller. "I'm an A. H. E." text article. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 86
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Bob Brown. Featuring: 8 page story "The Baffling Bargains" drawn by Lee Elias; 8 page story "The Atom Detective" drawn by Bill Ely; 8 page story "The Beast That Slept 1,000 Years" drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 20
    • RESTORATION. Heavy color touch, cover trimmed.

    Cover art by Bernard Baily. "What Happened to Harry Sanders?", art by Bill Ely; Harry's brother asks the title question after Harry returns from a record-setting ballon flight that took him to the upper reaches of the atmosphere; Harry's just not acting like himself. Ad for Showcase #20 - Rip Hunter, Time Master. "Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?" public service announcement by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. "I Was Shipwrecked with a Space Creature," art by Bob Jenney; Being shipwrecked on a deserted island becomes even more complicated when it turns out the island has an alien occupant, also marooned after a space craft failure; Can suspicion be put aside long enough for mutual survival? "The Secret of Hunter-Magic," art by Howard Purcell; As an explorer is searching caves in Africa, a tremor exposes wall paintings and a gourd filled with herbs; The paintings explain that when a picture of a desired result is drawn, and a damp hand is put in the herbs and then placed on the picture, the green hand print will make it come to pass. Tomahawk #62 ad. Half-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Phantom Guardian" text story. "The Incredible Fireball Creatures!", art by Bernard Baily; While rushing to stake their claim on a cleveite mine, Abel and Frank are almost knocked out of the sky by fireballs...fireballs that take on humanoid form and proceed to terrorize the area. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 52

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule. "Menace from Mars!," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Christopher Rule; Martians threaten to invade Earth, but an intelligent human intimidates them by demonstrating his mastery of the strongest animals on Earth. "The Utopia" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "The Man With the Atomic Brain!," art by Steve Ditko; A man gains powerful psychic abilities from his parents exposure to radiation, and he is hunted by the government until a hidden group of like-powered people contact him and bring him to their community. "Trapped on Earth"; Alien conquerors create a sentient gas and send it to Earth to mentally enslave a human in order to test their readiness for conquest. "Travelers in Time!," art by Carl Burgos; A screenwriter pitchs a director a movie theorizing that haunted houses are the arrival points for time travelers from the future, but he thinks the story is too far-fetched. "Invasion from Outer Space!," art by Joe Sinnott. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Katy Keene (1949-61) 46
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Bill Woggin cover and story art. Katy costumed as Sheena of the Jungle. Ads in this issue: Exploding Army Hand Grenade $1.00 and "Chicago" Roller Skates full-color back cover ad. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Lil Menace (1958) 3
    Published May 1959 by Fago.
  • Issue #131
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 131

    The Music Lesson; Lulu is all dressed up for her first piano lesson with Miss Trebble. Mr. McNabbems Day Off; Mr. McNabbem is taken on the school outing against his will. Beware of the Dog; Alvin is pretending to be a dog when he and Lulu go shopping. Ol Witch Hazel and the Fancy Vacuum Cleaner; Lulu tells Alvin about when the poor little girl sold vacuum cleaners to Hazel and her friends. Dinner at the Diner; Tubby goes to the Sunset Diner and eats a whole meal with each group of customers that come in. One-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Little Max (1949) 58
    Published May 1959 by Harvey.
  • Issue #211
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 211