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Comic books May 1960

  • Issue #5
    7-Up Sam Vol. 05 5
    Published May 1960 by 7-Up.

    7-Up Sam Vol. 05 (1960) "Outside Signs Sell 7-Up" 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 how to properly get the consuming publics attention with a 7-Up. This issue also features the story "Sam Signs Up a Dealer." 8 pages, fullcolor, 7-in x 10-in.

  • Issue #264
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 264
    Published May 1960 by DC.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached, cover detached at one staple.
    • 1/4" Lateral spine tear.
    • 3" cumulative spine split.
    • 3" spine split from top. Cover detached at one staple. Piece missing from back cover
    • 1" spine split. 1/2" piece missing from first page.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Superman Bizarro!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Captured by the Bizarros on Bizarro World, Superman is sentenced to be turned into a Bizarro himself; He dreams what it would be like if the sentence was carried out. 2/3-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. "Supergirl Gets Adopted!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Linda has to scheme to prevent herself from being adopted to protect her secret identity; She spends 30 days with the Wilkins. One-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #272
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 272
    • Tape over small cover tear.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Star of Hollywood!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by George Papp; Krypto becomes swell headed after going to Hollywood to make a movie. The Strong Boy of the Jungle starring Congorilla, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman. The Human Flying Fish!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Ramona Fradon; Dr. Krill, a skilled surgeon, operates on Bragg, turning him into a Human Flying Fish to pull robberies that Aquaman cannot stop. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #116
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 116

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    "The Man Who Vanished!" (script by Bob Standish, art by Paul Reinman); "Illusion or Reality?"; "Out of the Unknown!" (script by Curt Carpenter, art by Al Williamson); and "The Sands of Time!" (script by Brad Everson, art by John Forte). Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Adventures of Jerry Lewis (1957) 58

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    Written by unknown. Art and Cover by Bob Oksner. Jerry stars in a 3-part untitled tale! Plus: Beat Nick untitled 1-pager by Mort Drucker. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #147
    Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1955 Pines/Dell/Gold Key) 147

    Featuring: 8 page Mighty Mouse story "Calamity Charlie's Triumph"; 8 page Mighty Mouse story "The Invisible Cats" starring Mighty Mouse and Shifty; 8 page Heckle and Jeckle story "The Restaurant Business"; 1 page Silly Sidney text story "Cool, Man, Cool!" (excerpt from a cartoon script); 6 page Mighty Mouse story "Camping Out" starring Mighty Mouse and Maurice. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Adventures of Pipsqueak (1959) 38

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  • Issue #47
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  • Issue #6
    Adventures of the Fly (Fly Man) (1959) 6

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    Edited by Victor Gorelick. Cover by John Giunta. Stories by Robert Bernstein and John Giunta. Archie Comics amiable and agile super-hero The Fly battles an assortment of nefarious villains, including The Moon Men. Bobby Bell's Judo Page with The Shield. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
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  • Issue #2
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  • Issue #112
    All Star Western (1951) 112
    Published May 1960 by DC.
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Edited by Julius Schwartz. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Gil Kane, Joe Giella, John Broome, Howard Sherman, Mort Drucker, Gardner Fox, Carmine Infantino, and Bernard Sachs. Tales of the Old West starring such characters as the Trigger Twins, Foley of the Fighting 5th, and Johnny Thunder. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 34 #5
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Vol. 34 #5

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    May 1960. Cover by Edward Valigursky. Science Fiction novel by Joseph E. Kelleam, short stories by Murray F. Yaco, Robert Silverberg, and Therese Windser. Illustrations by Grayam, Leo Summers, and Virgil Finlay. Pulp digest; 5 1/2" x 7 1/2"; 146 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #53
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 53

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    She Was a Teen-Age Snob; Veronica gets a lesson in humility after she tells Mr. Weatherbee that he'll have to get an appointment with the company secretary before he can talk to her father. Hand to Mouth!; Veronica is smitten by the continental manners of her new French boyfriend Maurice. Biography of Jack Kelly, then co-starring with James Garner in the television series "Maverick." Twist of Hate; Betty thinks Veronica is a "frenemy," because she is Betty's friend, but is her enemy when it comes to Archie. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #46
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 46

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    Neal Adams art, his fourth appearance in comics. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) 5

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    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey. "No Trust," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The fathers of all of Reggie's dates won't leave them alone without some sort of obstruction between him and the date. "Archie in Wonderland," pencils by Bob White; The "Alice In Wonderland" story is redone in a Riverdale setting. "Dilton Doiley's Strange But True," pencils by Bob White; Parody of Ripley's Believe It Or Not panels: Jughead speaks foreign languages; Moose doesn't punch Reggie; Riverdale's jai-alai team is undefeated; Mr. Lodge is nice to Archie. "The Devil in You," pencils by Bob White, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Examples of people saying diplomatic things and thinking less diplomatic things. "Where There's Smoke," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Jughead's painting of a burning cigarette is a little too realistic. "What Really Happened," pencils by Bob White; Historical American events are contrasted with parodies performed by the Riverdale gang. "How to Win a Fight With Your Boy/Girl Friend," pencils by Bob White; Examples of how to avoid fights between lovers, or to make up if you have one, illustrated by Archie, Betty and Veronica. Ads for Jughead Annual, Betty and Veronica Annual, and Archie's Pals 'n' Gals. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 65 #3
    Astounding Science Fiction SC (1938 Pulp) Vol. 65 #3

    May 1960. Cover by Van Dongen. Stories: "Damned If You Don't" by Randall Garrett, "Revolution" by Mack Reynolds, "Egocentric Orbit" by John Cory, "Wizard" by Larry M. Harris, and "Out Like a Light (Part 2 of 3) by Mark Phillips. Science Fact article: "The March of the Phyla" Isaac Asimov. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #36
    Atomic Mouse (1953 1st Series) 36
  • Issue #131
    Batman (1940) 131
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1960 by DC.
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    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.
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    • 2" cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Dog that Betrayed Batman," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Wounded and suffering from amnesia, Bat-Hound befriends a hermit and blind man, but hates the sight of anyone in a mask...including Batman himself! Half-page "Police Woman!" non-fiction story. Aloha... Hawaii! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. "The Case of the Deadly Gems," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Jeweler Claber, of Gotham Gem Company, is murdered and his death blamed on criminal Ted Greaves by the man's three partners; However, Batman discovers the partners are actually involved in a smuggling racket and seek to throw suspicion off themselves by blaming Greaves. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Second Batman and Robin Team," script by Bill Finger, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Alfred tests out his new typewriter by writing an imaginary tale of Robin growing to manhood and becoming the new Batman, adopting a new partner as Robin, and taking on a gang of crooks. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 26

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  • Issue #1961
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    1961 - 1st printing. Featuring a collection of the beloved British comic strip for that year! Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, full color.

  • Issue #22
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 22

    Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by John Severin. Stories by John Severin. 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 #24
    Black Fury (1956 Charlton) 24

    Cover by Ernie Hart. Stories by unknown. Art by Ernie Hart and Rocke Mastroserio. Black Fury challenges a vicious puma in an attempt to save his injured colt...then as an instrument of fate he must save a doctor in order to save a town and his colt...the life and death battle for..."The Cure"! Plus: Black Fury also stars in "The Outcast" and "Shadow of the Past"! And: Maverick Marshal in the back-up story "Gila River Rendezvous"! Also: 2-page text story "Fearless Judge Brady"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #148
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 148
    • 1" spine split from top of comic.

    Stories by unknown. Art and Cover by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Three stories! "The Secret of the Flying Serpent" - The flying serpent is instructed to...destroy the Blackhawks! Also featuring: "Four Dooms for the Blackhawks" and "The Crimes of the Bell-Master"! Plus: 1-page text story "Dangerous Game"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #137
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 137
  • Issue #29
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 29
    • Paper: Off white to white
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    • Label #1270654003
    • Cover detached, 1" spine split from bottom.
    • 1" spine split from base of comic.
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    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch. 5 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Staple rust with migration. Color loss due to water damage.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • INCOMPLETE. Coupon clipped, does not interrupt art or story. 1" spine split from bottom, centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    • Label #1571629003
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    • 2" cumulative spine split.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Piece torn from last story page, affects art and story. Back cover and portion of front cover missing, heavy damage to first wrap.

    Cover by pencils Mike Sekowsky, inks by Murphy Anderson. 2nd appearance of the Justice League of America in "Challenge of the Weapons Master!" Script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bernard Sachs and Joe Giella; Having found an ancient book that appears to indicate that he once defeated the JLA, Xotar travels from 11,960 to the present to test four weapons against the Justice League, in order to determine which weapon will help him defeat the Intersolar Police of his own day; But the JLA counters each of Xotar's weapons and returns him to face justice in his own time. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 72

    Bugs Bunny in "Bewitched Bazzoons" and "Tower Revolt." Issue also has one-page gag strips, one-page text feature "The Bad-Natured Photographer," and Tweety and Sylvester in "The Kitty Kite." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
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    Published May 1960 by IPC.

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    Kids Magazine - 16 pages

  • Issue #61
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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 #21
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 21
  • Issue #13
    Challengers of the Unknown (1958 DC 1st Series) 13
    • 4" cumulative spine split.
    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached.

    "The Prisoner of the Tiny Space Ball." The Challengers free an alien from confinement and then help him liberate his planet from a ruthless tyrant. "The Creatures from the Past." The Challengers, June Robinson, and a scientist search for the legendary Golden Fleece. Art and cover by Bob Brown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 15 #10
    Charley Jones' Laugh Book (1943 Jayhawk Press) Vol. 15 #10

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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 #21
    Chip N Dale (1955 Dell) 21

    Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. The Ducky Decoy, art by Jack Bradbury. Business Buddies, art by Jack Bradbury; Donald robs Chip 'n' Dale's tree of walnuts to make nut butter. Wolf-Proof House starring The Three Little Pigs, art by Jack Bradbury; Practical invents a Super Wolf-Proof House. Spooks A-Poppin', art by Jack Bradbury; Chip 'n' Dale take refuge from a storm in an old house as do Brer Bear and Brer Fox. Exploding popcorn is mistaken for ghosts. Fair Play, art by Jack Bradbury; At a carnival, Chip 'n' Dale vie with Cyril Chipmunk over the affections of Clarisse. House ad for subscriptions to Dell Comics; premium is Dell Play Slate. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 156 The Conquest of Mexico (1960) 1

    The Conquest of Mexico, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. Art and cover by Bruno Premiani. (HRN 156, with 5/60 date). The Spanish discovered Mexico in 1518. It was then a land inhabited by different tribes of Indians. The most powerful were the Aztecs. In 1519, a Spaniard, Hernando Cortez, set out to conquer Mexico. One of the soldiers who went with him was Bernal Diaz del Castillo. This is Castillo's own story of the bloody battle for Mexico. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    Colt 45 (1960) 5
    Published May 1960 by Dell.

    Cover photo of Chris Colt [as portrayed by Wayde Preston]. Cannon Town, art by John Ushler; A dishonorably discharged soldier stirs up trouble between miners and the Army. Iron Horse Cowpuncher, art by Sparky Moore; Jack uses his locomotive to stop a stampeding herd of cattle. Stallion Trail, art by John Ushler; Colt searches for a runaway Army stallion carrying important information in a specially designed horseshoe. Illustrated article about .45 Colt. Illustrated article about the dangers of mining in the Old West, art by John Ushler. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
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  • Issue #40
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  • Issue #41
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  • Issue #42
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  • Issue #9
    Comic Album (1958) 9

    Cover art by John Carey. Sir Weedy Woodpecker, script by Don R. Christensen, pencils by John Carey; Woody's ancestor Sir Weedy Woodpecker saved the day for King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Cap'n Wooly Woodpecker, script by Don R. Christensen, art by John Carey; Woody's seafaring ancestor Wooly Woodpecker prevented Captain Ahab from getting Moby Dick. Little Wiggy Woodpecker, script by Don R. Christensen, pencils by John Carey, inks by Steve Steere; Woody's prehistoric ancestor Little Wiggi Woodpecker brings up a dinosaur which then saves him from hungry cavemen. Slaphappy Pappy, pencils by John Carey; Breezy convinces his father Windy to go out and have fun on the snow, but eventually changes his mind and prefers staying home. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #113
    Confessions of the Lovelorn (1954) 113

    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by John Rosenberger and Ogden Whitney. Tales of romance from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, one of the earliest romantic comics of the postwar era. An American soldier falls for a British noble whose name is Lady Diana; A blind date leads to a surprising result; Advice on not making things too casual with your man. Hands Across the Sea!; Just Like All the Others; Blind Date!; Love Talk; Don't Be Too Casual!; Just Like Mother!; My Hated Rival! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #112
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 112

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  • Issue #76
    Date with Judy (1947) 76
    Published May 1960 by DC.

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  • Issue #42
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 42
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Al Wiseman. How to Be a Cartoonist article. Between Dennis and the Deep Blue Sea, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman. Dear Mr. Lincoln.... text story. Happy Jump Year, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman. Reprints of daily Dennis the Menace cartoons by Hank Ketcham. A Grampa Story, art by Al Wiseman; Grampa tells some tall tales about George Washington. Plan 4-X, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman. Sayso Seesaw, script by Fred Toole, art by Al Wiseman. Profiles of Fred Toole and Al Wiseman. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #279
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 279
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Piece of tape on interior cover.

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Creatures That Stalked Batman" starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A Robot and a creature from space appear in Gotham City intent on tracking down Batman; The Caped Crusader soon learns that the mysterious creatures have arrived to Earth from another dimension seeking a criminal who stole a valuable invention from their home planet while disguised as Batman. Jail Jests humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Impossible Inventions" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; Jones tries to capture Willy Ward but Hiram's inventions keep getting in his way. "The Creature From the Sorcerer's Stone!" starring Roy Raymond TV Detective, art by Ruben Moreira. Roy vs. Professor Weir. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 11 #19
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  • Vol. 11 #20
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  • Vol. 11 #21
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  • Vol. 11 #22
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  • Issue #1
    ERB-dom (1960 Burroughs Fanzine) 1

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    ERB-dom was one of the best fanzines focusing on Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs. Issue #1 includes the following articles: Rare Burroughs Collectors Items, The Tarzan Story Strips Jr., Tarzans Greatest Adventure, Tarzan the Ape Man (review), and Tarzan the Ape Man remake. Edited and published by Alfred Guillory. 20 pgs. May, 1960. 1st printing.