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Comic books December 1960

  • Issue #23
    Daffy Duck (1956 Dell/Gold Key) 23

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring the tales "Stage-Struck Duck," "Dwip Dwop," "The Nickel Pickle" and "Highway Hassle"! Starring Daffy Duck and Elmer Fudd! Plus: 1-page gag strip "Clear Sailing"; half-page "Daffy Questions"; Speedy Gonzales story "Champion of the Universe"; and the 1-page Little Pancho Vanilla text story "The Siesta Mystery"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #117
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 117
  • Issue #39
    Dell Giant (1959) 39
    Published Dec 1960 by Dell.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2"cumulative spine split. Puzzles completed. Large hole in back cover.

    Walt Disney's Merry Christmas (December 1960) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #40
    Dell Giant (1959) 40
    Published Dec 1960 by Dell.

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    Walter Lantz Woody Woodpecker's Christmas Parade. Giant size comic featuring Woody Woodpecker and friends in various Christmas themed stories. Issue has Woody Woodpecker in "Christmas Parade," Andy Panda & Charlie Chicken in "The Weather Wonder," Chilly Willy in "The Mail Mix-Up," Windy & Breezy in "Happy Pappy," Oswald the Rabbit in "The Snow Foe," Homer Pigeon in "Santa's Surprise," Sam 'N' Simian in "Fire Frighters," Space Mouse in "Snowball Satellites," and one-page puzzles and activities. Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #41
    Dell Giant (1959) 41
    Published Dec 1960 by Dell.

    Cover pencils by Pete Alvarado. Professor Yogi's Fun Page. Yogi Bear Winter Sports, pencils by John Carey; Yogi Bear trades his trophies with a pair of ice skates. Weather Spy Guy, pencils by Pete Alvarado; While piloting a weather-spying plane, Huckleberry Hound sights a blimp camouflaged as a cloud. The Big Gem Job, pencils by John Carey; Snooper and Blabber investigate a diamond theft at Winston Squinton's house. Letting Off Steam, pencils by Pete Alvarado, inks by Steve Steere; Yogi Bear blocks Old Fiftful geyser with a stone and the geyser reappears in his cave. The Walls Have Ears, pencils by John Carey, inks by Steve Steere. The Kid Corral, pencils by John Carey, inks by Steve Steere; Yogi Bear has to look after a pesky child dressed as a cowboy who even scares a couple of thieves with his little guns. Old Stone Face, pencils by John Carey, inks by Steve Steere; Yogi and Boo Boo decide to carve a giant face in the mountain at Jellystone Park. 84 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #47
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 47

    A short piece about the one year anniversary of the TV show. The Day the Sun Went Out! starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole. The Tale Twister starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole. The Mess-Master starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole. Reprints of daily Dennis the Menace cartoons by Hank Ketcham. A Grampa Story; Grampa shows off some old things. A short lesson about eclipses. Let's Go Go Go-Kart! starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole. Short articles about the Boys' Clubs of America and a new Dennis book, Dennis the Menace: Ambassador of Mischief. Ad for the Dennis the Menace line of clothing. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8A
    Dennis the Menace in Mexico (1960 Giants) 8A

    Winter 1960, 100 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Dennis the Menace Rides Again PB (1960) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Kank Ketcham. More fun and adventure with the Ambassador of Mischief! Softcover, 4-in.x 7-in., 128 pages, B&W. All Ages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #286
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 286
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Only one staple (manufacturing).

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Doomed Batwoman" starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff; Batwoman unwittingly acquires a belt from Tibet that may cause her death, while she, Batman and Robin tackle a super-villain named Star-Man, whose superhuman strength is weakened by the presence of the belt; Later on, the heroes learn that Star-Man is looking to get the mysterious belt in order to collect all the missing pieces that would grant him super powers; During the last confrontation, Batman and Robin are captured by Star-Man and they are saved by a weakened Batwoman. Half-page Spike story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Legend That Came to Life" starring Roy Raymond TV Detective, art by Ruben Moreira; Roy investigates an Ecuadorian legend of a witch doctor creating a monster to fight off invading Spaniards. "Last Count for the Champ" text story. "His Majesty, John Jones" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; Jones is mistaken for a missing European prince and has to help Rudolph secure his throne. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #143
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 143

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    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Chester Gould and others. Harvey, best known for its children's comics, reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. In the Comics Code era, some of the original art is altered to remove violent content and narrative repetition. This issue reprints strips from 1942. Dick Tracy's pursuit of Measles Enog turns into a deadly car chase, with a burning Tracy being dragged behind Measles' car. The Strange Case of Measles; Beware of These Rackets; Minit Mystery; Twist of Fate; The Getaway; Crimestoppers Handbook; Sparkle Plenty; Murder ... without Clues; Society's Debtor; The Clue in the Post-Office; Tricks of the Trade; Detective Sticklers; Songs for Sale; How the F.B.I. Smashed a Spy Ring; Crimestoppers Quiz! 78 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
    Donald Duck (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 74
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • Staple rust.

    Donald Duck in "Dive to Danger" in which Donald starts a deep-sea diving business and gets hired by Uncle Scrooge for a dangerous job and "News Scoop Scramble" in which Donald tries to be a successful newspaper reporter. Issue also has Goofy in "Water Witch" and a one-page text feature "Target for Tonight." Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 11 #49
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  • Vol. 11 #50
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  • Vol. 11 #51
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  • Vol. 11 #52
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  • Vol. 11 #53
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  • Vol. 36 #6
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 36 #6

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  • Vol. 4 #3
    Expose for Men (1959-1960 Skye Publishing) Vol. 4 #3

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  • Vol. 9 #12
    Fantastic (1952-1980 Ziff-Davis/Ultimate) [Fantastic Science Fiction/Fantastic Stories of Imagination] Vol. 9 #12

    Volume 9, Issue 12 - December 1960. Features "A Plague of Masters" by Poul Anderson 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • 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 #117
    Flash (1959 1st Series DC) 117
    Published Dec 1960 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Issue #1140A
    Four Color (1942 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. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1140B
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 1140B

    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. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 19 #2
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1950-1980 World/Galaxy/Universal) Vol. 19 #2

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    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.

  • 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
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • Tape on exterior of cover.

    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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    Sad Sack's Army Life 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 Dell) 63
    Published Dec 1960 by Dell.

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

    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 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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

    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 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Huckleberry Hound (1959 Dell/Gold Key) 8
  • Vol. 23 #2
    Jack and Jill (1938) 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
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #042676-001
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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 #67
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 67
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    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
  • 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 #26
    Kid Montana (1957) 26

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  • Issue #81
    Lash Larue Western (1949 Fawcett/Charlton) 81