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Comic books May 1959

  • Vol. 10 #20
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  • Vol. 10 #21
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  • Vol. 10 #22
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  • Vol. 33 #5
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 33 #5

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  • Vol. 1 #8
    Escape to Adventure (1957) Vol. 1 #8

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    Volume 1 Issue 8 - May 1959. Men's adventure magazines focusing adventures stories and pictorials. This issue features "Sex in the Key Clubs!", "Gruesome Ordeal of Hungary's Girl Guerrilla" and "Johnny Barton's Harem in the Hills!" 8 1/4-in. x 11-in., 82 pages, B&W Cover price $0.35.

  • 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. 11 #3
    Fantastic Universe (1953-1960 King Size/Great American) Vol. 11 #3

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  • 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 #103
    Felix the Cat (1948 Dell/Toby/Harvey) 103

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  • 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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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497614014
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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • COVER TRIMMED. Top and bottom edge of cover trimmed. (Tape on cover and interior cover.)
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Wrong piece married with tape. (Tape on cover and interior cover.)
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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.

  • Vol. 6 #5
    For Men Only Magazine (1954-1977) Vol. 6 #5

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    Volume 6, Issue 5 - May, 1959. Cover by Charles Copeland. Men's interest magazine featuring stories, articles and pictorials. 8-in. x 11-in. 82 pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • 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 #988
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 988

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    Walt Disney's Little Hiawatha. Cover by Harvey Eisenberg. Stories by unknown. Art by Harvey Eisenberg and Steve Steere. Featuring the tales "The Kite Caper," "Junior Trooper," "Headdress Hunter" and "Brave and Brainy," plus four untitled 1-page stories! Starring Little Hiawatha, Big Chief, Sunflower and Bambi! 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.

  • Issue #55
    Fox and the Crow (1951) 55
    Published May 1959 by DC.

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  • Vol. 28 #4
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1950-1980 World/Galaxy/Universal) Vol. 28 #4
  • Vol. 4 #5
    Gay Blade (1956-1959 Bachelor Magazine) Vol. 4 #5

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  • 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.

  • Vol. 3 #6
    Guilty Detective Story Magazine (1956-1963 Feature Publications) Pulp Vol. 3 #6

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  • Issue #14
    Gunsmoke (1958 Dell) 14
    Published May 1959 by Dell.

    Photo cover of James Arness as Matt Dillon from the Gunsmoke TV series. Trooper, Beware—Gunsmoke, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Jim McLaughlin; Clay Kenton, former Confederate officer, comes to Dodge City; but old resentments return when a group of Calvary soldiers cause a fight in a bar. Eat 'em Up Jake--Dodge City Days, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Marvin Stein; Card shark Jake gets caught cheating at a card game and has to pay an unusual penalty. The Flash of a Knife—Gunsmoke, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Jim McLaughlin; Bristol hires gunmen and hardcases as buffalo hunters, but soon finds he's not in charge any more. 36 pgs. $0.10. 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.

  • Vol. 1 #3
    Guy (1959 Banner Magazines) 1st Series Vol. 1 #3

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  • Issue #20
    Harvey Hits (1958) 20
    Published May 1959 by Harvey.

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    Casper and Spooky Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #11
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    He (1953-1959) Vol. 3 #11
    Published May 1959 by UNKNOWN.

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  • Issue #59
    Heart Throbs (1949 Quality/DC) 59

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    Cover inks by Bernard Sachs. Stories by unknown. Art by Tony Abruzzo, Bill Draut, Werner Roth, Mort Drucker, Bernard Sachs and unknown. It's a retelling of the classic fairy tale, as a salesgirl goes to a debutante ball in place of one of her customers in "A Kiss for Cinderella"! Plus: Young Wendy is one of a number of girls that Craig Tyler dates, and although she's deeply in love with him, she convinces himself that she'll never be more than one of the crowd. But will love triumph in "There Goes Love"? Also: Quent and Helen are in love, but Helen wishes Quent would settle on a more serious career than becoming a singing star. Quent writes a love song for Helen, 'My Love Is Yours,' but Helen breaks up with Quent and takes up with Arthur, just as Quent's song becomes a hit. Guess who is singing at Helen's engagement party in "My Love Is Yours"! And: Doctor Mark is dating Nurse Sara. Enter patient Eileen and true love in "This Was Eileen"! Plus: 1-page Oddities in Romance filler (art by Mort Drucker); 2-page It Happened in Hollywood text article; and 1-page Linda and Larry filler. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #5
    Hi-Life (1958 Wilmot Enterprises Inc.) The Live-It-Up Magazine for Gentlemen Vol. 1 #5

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  • Vol. 1 #12
    High (1957-1959 Periodical House) Vol. 1 #12

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  • 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 #11
    Hot Stuff (1957 Harvey) 11

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  • 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 #22
    I Love You (1955-80 Charlton) 22

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  • 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 #53
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 53

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  • Issue #8
    Just Married (1958) 8

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    "Ordeal," "She'll Always Be a Smith," "In the Shadows," "Most Exasperating." 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.

  • Vol. 4 #3
    Ken for Men (1958-1959 Atlas/Diamond) 2nd Series Vol. 4 #3

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  • Issue #84
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 84

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    Cover art by John Severin. The Return of Johnny Ringo!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Keller, inks by Chris Rule; Johnny Ringo calls in a favor to get Kid Colt's help to escape, but the Kid finds another way to repay him and gets away without Ringo. Fair Exchange text story. The Trail of Sam Hawk, Manhunter!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Keller, inks by Chris Rule; The Kid risks his life to bring medicine to Sam Hawk. The Night Riders of Cimmaron! Trapped by the Wolf Man!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Keller, inks by Chris Rule; The Kid helps the last survivor of an Indian tribe escape to safety. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #98
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 98

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  • Issue #75
    Leading Screen Comics (1950) 75

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  • Issue #3
    Lil Menace (1958) 3
    Published May 1959 by Fago.