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Comic books December 1960

  • Vol. 13 #12
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    Volume 13 - Number 12, December 1960. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Articles include Found The Witches's Salve by Jack Dunning, Quest for Natural Life Ray by Gus Utter, and Hypnotic Healings of W.L. Coffinberry by Edmond P. Gibson. Stories include The Indians From Out of Time by Andrew Ballantine, My Invisible Protector by Ann Heller, and I Read the Hands of a Corpse by Cheiro. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #24
    Fightin' Air Force (1956) 24

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  • Issue #31
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    Title becomes Figure Annual (1961-1965) Magazine with #32 Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #117
    Flash (1959 1st Series DC) 117
    Published Dec 1960 by DC.
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    • Pen markings on front cover.
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    • Cover detached at one staple, 1.5" cumulative spine split.
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    • Major color fade.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. First appearance of Captain Boomerang in Here Comes Captain Boomerang!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson; W.W. Wiggins, the head of a game company, hires Digger Harkness to be his boomerang expert; Harkness becomes Captain Boomerang, commits crimes, and battles Flash. The Madcap Inventors of Central City!, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; Winky, Blinky, and Noddy build a machine and start an inventing business. Letter to the editor from Fox himself! Ad for Giant Superman Annual. Comparative Speed Records fact page. Training Secrets Manual ad featuring Bob Cousy, Doak Walker, Carmen Basilio, and Kyle Rote. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    For Laughing Out Loud (1956-1965 Dell) 17

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  • Vol. 7 #12
    For Men Only Magazine (1954-1977) Vol. 7 #12

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  • Issue #1140A
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 1140A

    Ad back cover. #1140, 10-12/60, 10c. Walt Disney's Donald Duck Album. Donald shows his photo album to the nephews which leads into five different stories featuring Donald Duck in "Donald's Close Call," Daisy Duck in "Easy Does It," Gyro Gearloose in "Good Try," Grandma Duck in "The Modern Way," and Scrooge McDuck in "The Last Laugh." Issue also has one-page gag strips. Story and art credits: unknown. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1140B
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 1140B
    • Bottom staple missing.

    Art back cover. #1140, 10-12/60, 10c. Walt Disney's Donald Duck Album. Donald shows his photo album to the nephews which leads into five different stories featuring Donald Duck in "Donald's Close Call," Daisy Duck in "Easy Does It," Gyro Gearloose in "Good Try," Grandma Duck in "The Modern Way," and Scrooge McDuck in "The Last Laugh." Issue also has one-page gag strips. Story and art credits: unknown. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
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  • Issue #196012
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  • Issue #83
    Galaxy Magazine (1958-1962 Digest) UK Edition 83
  • Vol. 19 #2
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1950-1980 World/Galaxy/Universal) Vol. 19 #2

    December 1960. Cover by Ed Emshwiller (Emsh). Stories: "The Wrong World" by J.T. McIntosh, "Snuffles" by R.A. Lafferty, "Round-And-Round Trip" by H.B. Fyfe, "Fighting Spirit" by Daniel F. Galouye, "Jamieson" by William R. Doede, "Metamorphosis" by Charles V. De Vet, "Subject To Change" by Ron Goulart, "Blueblood" by Jim Harmon, and "Bad Memory" by Patrick Fahy. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay, Gray, Harrington, Harman, Wallace Wood, Don Martin, and Dick Francis. Softcover Pulp Digest, 5-in. x 7-in.; 194 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 5 #2
    Gent (1956-2011 Dugent Publishing) Magazine Vol. 5 #2

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  • Issue #76
    Girls' Love Stories (1949) 76

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    Featuring: 8 page story "I'll Miss You Always"; 7 page story "A Ring for Susie"; 7 page story "Island of Farewell"; 2 page From Barbara Miles, with Love letters page; 8 page story "This is Goodbye." Cover pencils by John Romita, Sr. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Green Lantern (1960-1988 1st Series DC) 3

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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella. The Amazing Theft of the Power Lamp!, script by John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella; Drik and Chomin travel to the Plus-Matter universe from Qward to steal Green Lantern's power battery. The Leap Year Menace!, script by John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella; In an attempt to dodge a marriage proposal from Carol Ferris, Green Lantern creates a menace with his power ring to distract her. This menace goes on a rampage and is stopped by Green Lantern. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #2
    Guilty Detective Story Magazine (1956-1963 Feature Publications) Pulp Vol. 5 #2

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  • Issue #39
    Harvey Hits (1958) 39
    Published Dec 1960 by Harvey.

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    Cover by George Baker. Stories and art by George Baker and Fred Rhoads. A showcase anthology that launched many of Harvey's long-running titles. This issue features George Baker's soldier whose name became synonymous with the downtrodden grunt. Sad Sack spends the night in a creepy old house, but his hosts have a Scooby Doo-style scam going. Sarge's young nephew who loves practical jokes causes chaos when he visits the base. General Rockjaw wants it quiet, until it's his party. Night Noises; Sad Sack. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Help! (1960) Magazine 5

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    December 1960. Harvey Kurtzman's Help! For Tired Minds. Inside this issue: Milt Kamen, John Collier, Arthur C. Clarke, Ed Fisher, Arnold Roth. And outside: Dave Garroway. Original cover price: $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #63
    Henry (1948-1961 Dell) 63

    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    High School Confidential Diary (1960) 4

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Joe Sinnott, Charles Nicholas?, Vince Alascia?, Vince Colletta and unknown. Featuring: "They Didn't Understand"; "What Is Love?"; "My Reputation"; "What Is A 'School'?"; "My Empty Heart"; and "What Am I?" Plus: Canteen Corner letters page (2 pages) by Harold Gluck. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Hot Rods and Racing Cars (1951) 49

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  • Issue #30
    Hot Stuff (1957 Harvey) 30

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    Harvey's mischievous little devil is not as famous as their friendly ghost, but his design became a permanent part of pop culture. Hot Stuff gets into a feud with a witch who wants to ruin his day with stormclouds. Another witch throws a spell on Hot Stuff's beloved trident. After Stumbo the Giant employs his belt to keep a mountain from collapsing, he makes a new belt out of a rainbow. The Storm King; The Young Ogre; Trident Trouble; Stumbo: Has Anyone Seen Billy? 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #105
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 105

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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Case of Creature X-14," pencils by Joe Kubert (?) and Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; A scientist creates a monstrous creature that will commit crimes for him. Superman Annual ad. "Children of Tomorrow!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily; Celebration of United Nations Day (October 24) with a description of the U.N. Declaration of the Rights of a Child. One-page Abdul the Fire Eater story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Man Who Breathed Doom," art by Bill Ely; A farmer tastes a strange fruit he finds in a space capsule which causes him to exhale a poisonous gas, but it turns out to be the means of destroying another deadly menace from space. "The Fabulous Fingers" text story. "Science Shorts" filler page, art by Henry Boltinoff. "The Giants from the Lamp," art by Lee Elias; Eccentric Merton Deek builds miniature robots, but one day he buys a small lantern whose rays of light cause the robots to grow to giant size, which attracts criminals who steal the robots for their own purposes. "Science Shorts" filler page, art by Henry Boltinoff. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 39

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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Dramas of Doom," art by George Roussos; Larry's theater is about to close down when he decides to mount a fourteenth-century play by a cursed playwright; The play is a success but the curse seems to have taken hold of Larry. Superman Annual ad. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Fabulous Eye of Fevos," art by Howard Purcell; Two explorers searching for a vast radium deposit encounter an amnesiac man with super-powers and enlist him to help them retrieve the radium. Cave Carson ad. "Flight to Nowhere" text story. "The Alien Bird of Prey," pencils by Joe Kubert, inks by George Roussos; Mark Merlin meets two Plutonian explorers who have brought a giant space bird to Earth, and then the bird goes berserk. "Children of Tomorrow!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily; Celebration of United Nations Day (October 24) with a description of the U.N. Declaration of the Rights of a Child. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Huckleberry Hound (1960-1970 Dell/Gold Key) 8

    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 38 #12
    Inside Detective (1935-1995 MacFadden/Dell/Exposed/RGH) Vol. 38 #12
  • Vol. 23 #2
    Jack and Jill (1938 Curtis) Vol. 23 #2
    Published Dec 1960 by Curtis.

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    Volume 23, Issue 2 - December 1960. Children's activity and story magazine. "Merry Christmas issue!" 66 Pages. PC/PB&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #117
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 117

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    80-page giant. Reprints "Commie" issues # 66-67. "The Red Plot," "The Confession," "Joe Meets Knobby," "Flight to Freedom," "Mogla's Plan," "Joe's Good Turn" (a Christmas story), and "Accidental Punch." Flying Fool untitled back-up story (art by Bob Powell, 4 pages). "Black Cat Shows You How To Do Judo Tricks" (1 page). Two one-page Black Cat text stories, "Gun Play" and "Desert Wings." Also "Knobby's Bright Idea" and Little Max in "Better to Give" and "Little Max vs. Battling Bee." Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #63
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 63
    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Water damage.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "Goliath! The Monster That...Walked Like a Man!," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; An advertising man tricks an advance agent of a proposed invasion from Atlantis into returning to Atlantis by building a mannequin even larger than Goliath and threatening to wage war with his people for the surface of Earth. "The Heat's On" text story, art by Gene Colan and Don Heck. "I Was Trapped by the Mole Men!," art by Don Heck; A snobbish mine owner is captured by subterranean creatures and kept in a zoo until the mine foreman rescues him. "The Dangerous Doll," pencils by Jack Kirby; A poor man finds a doll in the field and gives it to his lame daughter. "I Took a Journey Into Fear!," art by Steve Ditko; A man wants to build a time machine, but his colleagues say it is impossible. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #63UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 9d cover price.
    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "Goliath! The Monster That...Walked Like a Man!," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; An advertising man tricks an advance agent of a proposed invasion from Atlantis into returning to Atlantis by building a mannequin even larger than Goliath and threatening to wage war with his people for the surface of Earth. "The Heat's On" text story, art by Gene Colan and Don Heck. "I Was Trapped by the Mole Men!," art by Don Heck; A snobbish mine owner is captured by subterranean creatures and kept in a zoo until the mine foreman rescues him. "The Dangerous Doll," pencils by Jack Kirby; A poor man finds a doll in the field and gives it to his lame daughter. "I Took a Journey Into Fear!," art by Steve Ditko; A man wants to build a time machine, but his colleagues say it is impossible. 36 pgs., full color

  • Issue #67
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 67

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    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. A Private Affair, art by Harry Lucey; Jughead tells Archie that his love for Veronica is too obvious and he should try to keep it a secret. Puns and humorous definitions of words page starring Jughead. Plant Strife, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead wants to buy a rubber plant for his mom's birthday and nearly ruins a business deal for Mr. Lodge, but ends up making $25,000. The Nerve of Him, art by Samm Schwartz; Reggie is very nervous for some reason, but when Veronica tries to comfort him, Archie pretends he's nervous too. The Hero, art by Samm Schwartz; Reggie plays a trick on Jughead that could have been dangerous, and the girls point out that Juggie acted bravely and shouldn't be mocked. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Jughead's Fantasy (1960) 3
    • Interior is complete. Severe water damage.

    Cover by Samm Schwartz. "Son of Hercules," script by Sy Reit, pencils by Samm Schwartz, inks by Marty Epp; Jughead concocts a formula that gives him super-strength; When the coach finds out about Jughead's new strength he wants Jughead to join the football team. "Road Runner" text article. "Pretty Wise" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Junior Partners Vol. 2 (1960) 5

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  • Issue #8
    Kathy (1959 2nd Series) 8

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  • Issue #56
    Katy Keene (1949-61) 56

    Katy Keene is lookin' good in the neighborhood as she tops 'em all in this fashion-forward issue, featuring art by the wonderful Bill Woggon! Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Katy Keene Pinup Parade (1955) 13
  • Issue #95
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 95

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. On the Rampage!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Keller, inks by Dick Ayers; The Kid pretends that a head injury turned him bad in order to trick a bandit leader into revealing the hiding place for his loot before he captures the gang. Little Buckaroo text story. A Man and His Gun!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A minister's son is taunted for refusing to wear guns, but when a neighbour's farm catches fire he proves braver than any of his peers. They Called Him Chicamaw!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Keller, inks by Dick Ayers; The Kid is amply repaid for helping a soft-spoken Indian when he turns out to be a Navajo chief. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #95UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 9d cover price. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. On the Rampage!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Keller, inks by Dick Ayers; The Kid pretends that a head injury turned him bad in order to trick a bandit leader into revealing the hiding place for his loot before he captures the gang. Little Buckaroo text story. A Man and His Gun!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A minister's son is taunted for refusing to wear guns, but when a neighbour's farm catches fire he proves braver than any of his peers. They Called Him Chicamaw!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Keller, inks by Dick Ayers; The Kid is amply repaid for helping a soft-spoken Indian when he turns out to be a Navajo chief. 36 pgs.

  • Issue #26
    Kid Montana (1957) 26

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  • Issue #81
    Lash Larue Western (1949 Fawcett/Charlton) 81
  • Issue #117
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 117
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    "The Fresh Kid!"; Archie insults his mother's cooking and stalks out of the house. "Kanoe Kapers," script by Bill Woggon; Randy and Pierre have a race across the lake; Randy uses his racing shell, while Pierre paddles his homemade birchbark canoe. Archie's Christmas Stocking ad. "Snow Business!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx has a new sled and can't wait for it to snow. "Heave Ho!"; Reggie is thrown out of his girlfriends' houses in various manners. "Punctured Plans," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Reggie and Betty plot to get Archie and Veronica to wait at opposite sides of the park so they can take over as their dates. Archie Club News. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
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  • Issue #8
    Life with Millie (1960) 8

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  • Issue #30
    Lil Genius (1954) 30

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  • Dec 3 1960
    Lion (1960-1966 IPC) UK 2nd Series Dec 3 1960

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    December 3, 1960. 9" x 12". 28 pages. Black and white.

  • Dec 10 1960
    Lion (1960-1966 IPC) UK 2nd Series Dec 10 1960

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    December 10, 1960. 9" x 12". 28 pages. Black and white.

  • Dec 17 1960
    Lion (1960-1966 IPC) UK 2nd Series Dec 17 1960

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    December 17, 1960. 9" x 12". 28 pages. Black and white.

  • Dec 24 1960
    Lion (1960-1966 IPC) UK 2nd Series Dec 24 1960

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    December 24, 1960. 9" x 12". 28 pages. Black and white.

  • Dec 31 1960
    Lion (1960-1966 IPC) UK 2nd Series Dec 31 1960

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    December 31, 1960. 9" x 12". 28 pages. Black and white.

  • Issue #17
    Little Archie (1956) 17

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    Cover art by Bob Bolling. The Big Loser, script and art by Bob Bolling; Ambrose wants to be Little Archie's "pal," while Little Archie will have none of it, and keeps telling Ambrose to go away. The Case of the Careless Crook, script and art by Dexter Taylor; Mary makes a chocolate cream pie for supper, and someone eats the whole thing while she's not looking. The Perfect Day, script and art by Dexter Taylor; Little Archie resolves that he will get through an entire day at school without doing anything wrong. The Yule Fool, script and art by Dexter Taylor; In a story told entirely in rhyme, Reggie is assigned to get something for Little Archie in the school's gift exchange program. Little Betty Discovers Radio, script and art by Bob Bolling. 84 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.