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Comic books May 1959

  • Issue #SPOOKY#31
    Top Notch Funnies (1959) Shoe Giveaway SPOOKY#31
    • Moderate water damage to corner.
    • Water damage.
    • Oxidation. Water damage.
    • Oxidation. Water damage.
    • Water damage.

    Shoe Store Giveaway. Interior contents are Spooky #31 (May 1959). The special promotional "Top Notch Funnies" cover showcases the monthly line up of Harvey Comics (Casper, Hot Stuff, Richie Rich, Felix, Baby Huey, Little Audrey, Sad Sack, and others) with a shoe advertisement on the back.

  • Issue #18
    Treasure Chest Vol. 14 (1958) 18

    Edited by Joseph G. Schaller. Cover by Fran Matera. Stories by Bill Berry, Sydney S. Walter, Syl. Sowinksi, Max Pine, Frank Borth, Father Jack, Frances E. Crandall, Ozella Welch, and Lloyd Ostendorf. Presenting fiction and non-fiction stories, many of which are religious in nature—a Treasure Chest of fun and facts! 36 pages, full color.

  • Issue #19
    Treasure Chest Vol. 14 (1958) 19

    May 21, 1959. Edited by Joseph G. Schaller. Cover by Frank Borth. Stories by Max Pine, Frank Borth, Lloyd Ostendorf, Burton Geller, Terry Brennan, Fran Matera, William C. Treon, John Norris, and Wilbur G. Adam. Presenting fiction and non-fiction stories, many of which are religious in nature—a Treasure Chest of fun and facts! 36 pages, full color.

  • Vol. 40 #264
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  • Vol. 4 #3
    True Action (1959-1977 Official Magazine Corp.) Vol. 4 #3

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  • Issue #37
    Unexpected (1956) 37
    Published May 1959 by DC.

    Cover art by Bernard Baily. The Secret Prisoners of Planet 13, art by Jim Mooney; Three Earthmen are shocked to encounter "themselves" when their expeditionary force arrives on the planet Xanr. Ad for Showcase #20. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. Space Shorts illustrated space facts by Henry Boltinoff. The Quiz Kids of Space, art by George Roussos. The Mystical Manhunt text story. The Alien King from Earth!, art by Bernard Baily. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Unusual Tales (1955) 16
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia. Bordoni the Great. Under Antarctic Ice. Gravity Grabber text story. The Guiding Minds. Strange Safari. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    US Air Force Comics (1958) 4

    "Mach 3+," "Grounded," "Fokker's Masterpiece," and "Alibi Pilot." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #224
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 224

    Cover pencils by Tony Strobl. Stories by Carl Barks, Carl Fallberg and unknown. Art by Carl Barks, Paul Murry, Al Hubbard and Tony Strobl. Stories starring Donald Duck (by Carl Barks), Chip 'n' Dale and Scamp! Plus: Mickey Mouse and Goofy in "Alaskan Adventure" (part 2 of 3), and 1-page Goofy text story "Goofy's Gamble"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    War at Sea (1957) 30

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    Stories by Joe Gill? Art by Sam Glanzman, Bill Molno, Sal Trapani, Vince Alascia and unknown. Featuring: "Gorgeous Gertie II"; "Jinx Skipper"; "The Medal for Greasy John!"; and "The Answer"! Plus: 2-page text story "Burn That Ship"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
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  • Vol. 22 #6
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  • Issue #21
    Western Outlaws (1948 Fox) 21

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    In order of appearance: "Slade, Terror of the Rockies"; "The Apache Kid"; "The Mad Marlows"; and "..Outlaws Anonymous.." reprinted in Colossal Features Magazine (1950) #33 (#1), BullsEye (1954) #2, and Sundance Kid (1971) #1. "The Ticket Forgers, A True Western Crime Story" text story. Numbering continues with My Secret Life (1949 Fox) #22. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #3
    Western Romances (1957-1960 Columbia Publications) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 9 #3

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  • Issue #84
    Wilbur Comics (1944) 84

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Quiet Victory," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After Alec accuses her of being a blabbermouth, Linda bets that she can go an hour without saying anything. "Predictably Yours," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mr. Bumble shows off the school's experimental weather station. "Coddled Eggs," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The girls refuse to cook eggs for Mr. Bumble because they believe the chicks are still alive inside. "The Machine Rage!" starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. "Generous Gesture," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Alec and Linda make a deal: he'll help her get Wilbur if she helps him get Laurie. "Do Me a Flavor," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After Linda conks Wilbur over the head with a quart of chocolate ice cream, he demands she replace it, so she tries whipping up some home-made ice cream. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #106
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 106
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0185189029

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Human Charm Bracelet," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; As winner of the Space Olympics, Tooroo is given Earth as his prize. He comes to Earth to get a present for his girlfriend and makes a charm bracelet out of Steve and Diana, who has lost her powers, as she does every June 19th at 10 am. Supergirl in Action Comics ad. "The Human Charm Bracelet" part two, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; A powerless Wonder Woman challenges Tooroo to win back Earth and Steve and Diana's freedom. "The Invisible Wonder Girl," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; A young girl named Rrara from the Chameleon Planet decides to switch places with Wonder Girl for the day; Unfortunately, it's the day both Paradise Island and the Chameleon Planet come under attack from different adversaries. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 9

    The Illustrated Story of the Army. Painted cover art by Doug Rosa. The Illustrated Story of the Army, art by Gerald McCann; One page quick history of the Army. "Follow Old Minick," art by John Tartaglione; True story of Medal of Honor winner John W. Minick who was killed during WWII. "Here Comes Yankee Doodle"; Story of the early militia and how George Washington and Baron Von Steuben made them into an army. "Frontier Forts," art by Graham Ingels; The story of President Washington's struggle to force congress to allow for a standing peacetime army and the building of forts in the Ohio valley. "The Corps of Cadets"; Story of the founding of West Point Military Academy. "Two Too Many" one-page story; Amusing story about James Whistler as a cadet at West Point during an art class. "Rifles and Arrows" text story; Short history of the Indian Wars featuring Sitting Bull and General George Custer. "Custer's Last Stand," art by Gerald McCann; A typical white man's version of the Battle at Little Big Horn with Custer as hero. "Northern Raiders"; Re-telling of the story of Mitchell's Raiders during the Civil War; Mitchell's Raiders became the first Medal of Honor winners. "The Army in War"; History of the War of 1812. "The Mexican War" featuring General Zachary Taylor, Mexican General Santa Anna, Lieutenant William Stover, and General Winfield Scott. "The Civil War," art by Joe Orlando. "The Spanish-American War"; Story of the Spanish-American war, and the discovery of the cure for Yellow Fever. "World War I." "World War II," pencils by George Evans, inks by Reed Crandall. "The Korean War," art by Norman Nodel. "The Army in Peace," art by Gerald McCann; Sam, Bill and Lee join the peacetime army; They take different career paths; All decide to re-enlist. "Scooter Burke's Peak," art by Sam Glanzman; True story of Medal of Honor winner Lloyd Burke. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #101
    World's Finest (1941) 101
    Published May 1959 by DC.
    • 1" spine split from bottom.
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Menace of the Atom-Master, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; The Atom-Master has developed the means to create giant illusions which begin to panic Metropolis and Gotham City, distracting Superman and Batman. Meanwhile, his men are able to steal enough to give him the funds to improve his machine so that he can create physical objects with his thoughts. Showcase #20 ad. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Amazing Stand at Fort Scarecrow starring Tomahawk, art by Bob Brown. Calling All Pilots text article. Battle of the Useless Inventions starring Green Arrow, art by Lee Elias; Mr. Vention is buying up "useless" inventions that he then uses for his robberies. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Young Romance Comics (1947-63) Vol. 12 3

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    #99 on cover; Vol. 12 No. 3 in indicia. Cover by Joe Simon? Stories by unknown. Art by Jack Kirby and unknown. Featuring: "Man Wanted!"; "Fair Game"; "Ashamed!"; "The Love I Lost"; and "The Nearness of You"! Plus: Nancy Hale letters page! Also: 1-page Charmaigne article "Problems"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Zany (1958) 4
    Published May 1959 by Candor.

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    Parody stories. Art by Don Orehek, Richard Doxsee, and John Forte. Cover price $0.25.