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Comic books April 1961

  • Issue #107
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  • Vol. 8 #1
    Climax (1957-1964 Macfadden 2nd Series) Vol. 8 #1

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  • Issue #8
    Colt 45 (1960) 8
    Published Apr 1961 by Dell.

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    Cover photo of Chris Colt [as portrayed by Wayde Preston]. Showdown at Indian Rock Mesa, art by Nat Edson; Colt and Wade are robbed of valuable Army information. The New Commander, art by Dan Spiegle; Colonel Bradley's pet crow steals his ring and watch. Renegade Rebels, art by Nat Edson; Chris and Jeff capture a renegade Confederate General planning a revolution. Illustrated article about the gold rush in the Dakotas, art by Nat Edson. Illustrated article about old-time methods for treating snake bites, art by Nat Edson. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
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  • Issue #87
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  • Issue #88
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  • Issue #89
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  • Issue #90
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  • Issue #19
    Cracked (1958 Major Magazine) 19

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    Art by John Severin, George Peltz, Vic Martin, and Don Swanson. Severin cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 4 #7
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  • Issue #119
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 119

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  • Issue #42
    Dell Giant (1959) 42
    Published Apr 1961 by Dell.

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    Little Lulu and Tubby in Australia (April 1961). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #42UK
    Dell Giant (1959) UK Edition 42UK

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    UK editions are exactly the same as their US counterparts except for the UK cover price. Marge's Lulu and Tubby in Australia. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #50
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 50

    Are You a Pal of Dennis? article. Be My Valentine, script by Fred Toole. The Seeing Ears text story. Reprints of daily Dennis the Menace cartoons by Hank Ketcham. A Grampa Story; Grampa tells the truth about unusual fish. Deputy Dennis starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole. Want to Start a Dennis Club? article. Dennis the Menace Official Pal Club Certificate. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #290
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 290
    • 1/2" Spine split. Chipping. Oxidation.
    • Water damage.
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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Robin's Robot" starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff; After a criminal scientist charges Batman and Robin with energies that cause destruction if they are too close to each other, the Caped Crusader works with a robot Robin, until the crooks gain control of the robot as well; However, it is soon revealed that the Robot Robin is actually Robin in disguise; He posed as a robot in order to infiltrate the criminal's hideout and guide Batman to their location. A Salute to Our American Indians! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. Strange Old Laws humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Curse of King Neptune" starring Roy Raymond TV Detective, art by Ruben Moreira; Roy vs. Dirk Cranshaw and Sam Wade. Lefty Looie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "Lights, Camera--and Doom" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; Someone is sabotaging a movie production and Diane is hired as a stunt girl to flush them out; Martian Manhunter makes sure she is safe without her knowledge. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #145
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 145

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    Cover art by Joe Simon. "The Case of the Fiendish Photographers Part One," script and art by Chester Gould; A crooked photographer and her accomplice devise a plan to kidnap Dick Tracy's newborn child and hold her for ransom. "Calling All Sleuths" How Well Do You Know The Law? quiz. Minit Mystery starring The Count. One-page Sparkle Plenty story. "The Case of the Fiendish Photographers Part Two," script and art by Chester Gould. "Death of a Dog-Lover" text story. "The Case of the Left-Handed Coat" starring Jackie Paige, script and art by Bob Powell. "Ears Screws Fingerprints" Crimestoppers Handbook. "The King's Story," script and art by Chester Gould; After they steal the Knox jewels, Crewey Lou and Sphinx devise an elaborate smuggling scheme. "The King's Story Part Two," script and art by Chester Gould; Crewey Lou attempts to kill The King while he is hospitalized. Blondie and Dagwood house ad. "The Camera Killers," script and art by Chester Gould; A group of crooks uses a phony magazine scheme to gain entrance into the homes of wealthy people. Hot Stuff house ad. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Donald Duck (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 76

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    #76, 3-4/61 15c. Issue features "Backward Woodsman" in which Donald gets a new job as assistant to the woods boss at Sawtooth Mountain Lumber Camp, "The Fake Game," and "The Quest for Quiet." Issue also has Goofy in "The Auto Doctor," a one-page text story "The Greedy Shopper," and one-page gag strips. Story and art credits: unknown. Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation on last page states that the average number of copies of each issue sold/distributed to paid subscribers during the last 12 months is: 930,613. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 12 #13
    Eagle (1950-1969 Hulton Press/Longacre) UK 1st Series Vol. 12 #13

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    Vol. 12 #13 - Apr. 1, 1961. Contents include Dan Dare, Storm Nelson, Riders of the Range, Eagle Cutaway centerfold, Luck of the Legion, Fraser of Africa by Frank Bellamy, Knights of the Road, Harris Tweed Super Sleuth, The Road of Courage. 10 1/2-in. x 13 1/2-in., 14 pages, B&W and full color.

  • Vol. 12 #14
    Eagle (1950-1969 Hulton Press/Longacre) UK 1st Series Vol. 12 #14

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    Vol. 12 #14 - Apr. 8, 1961. Contents include Dan Dare, Storm Nelson, Riders of the Range, Eagle Cutaway centerfold, Luck of the Legion, Fraser of Africa by Frank Bellamy, Knights of the Road, Harris Tweed Super Sleuth, The Road of Courage. 10 1/2-in. x 13 1/2-in., 14 pages, B&W and full color.

  • Vol. 12 #15
    Eagle (1950-1969 Hulton Press/Longacre) UK 1st Series Vol. 12 #15

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    Vol. 12 #15 - Apr. 15, 1961. Contents include Dan Dare, Storm Nelson, Knights of the Road, Riders of the Range, Eagle Cutaway centerfold, Luck of the Legion, Fraser of Africa, Sir Percy Vere, Harris Tweed Super Sleuth, Out and About, The Golden Man Sir Walter Raleigh begins. Plus text stories and articles. 10 3/4-in. x 13 1/2-in., 14 pages, B&W and full color.

  • Vol. 12 #16
    Eagle (1950-1969 Hulton Press/Longacre) UK 1st Series Vol. 12 #16

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    Vol. 12 #16 - Apr. 22, 1961. Contents include Dan Dare, Storm Nelson, Knights of the Road, Riders of the Range, Eagle Cutaway centerfold, Luck of the Legion, Fraser of Africa, Sir Percy Vere, Harris Tweed Super Sleuth, Out and About, The Golden Man Sir Walter Raleigh. Plus text stories and articles. 10 3/4-in. x 13 1/2-in., 14 pages, B&W and full color.

  • Vol. 12 #17
    Eagle (1950-1969 Hulton Press/Longacre) UK 1st Series Vol. 12 #17

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    Vol. 12 #17 - Apr. 29, 1961. Contents include Dan Dare, Storm Nelson, Knights of the Road, Riders of the Range, Eagle Cutaway centerfold, Luck of the Legion, Fraser of Africa, Sir Percy Vere, Harris Tweed Super Sleuth, Out and About, The Golden Man Sir Walter Raleigh. Plus text stories and articles. 10 3/4-in. x 13 1/2-in., 14 pages, B&W and full color.

  • Vol. 37 #4
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 37 #4

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  • Issue #2
    Epic (1961 Skye Publishing 2nd Series) 2
  • Vol. 6 #3
    Escapade (1955-1983 Dee Publishing) Vol. 6 #3

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  • Vol. 55 #4
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 55 #4

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    Vol. 55 #4 - The Magazine for Men. In this issue: France After de Gaulle by David Schoenbrun; Ordering Wine Without Ordeal; The Last Trial of Lady Chatterley by Sybille Bedford; Aristocrat of the Folk Singers by Gilbert Millstein; and The Westernization of Polo - 8 pages of action pictures. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #11
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 11
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    • Over 2/3 of spine split.

    Features in this issue include: "Son of Mister Monster" (referring to Lon Chaney Jr.); a preview and synopsis of Gorgo the Gargantuan; an overview of the various Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde movies; a feature on films based on Poe stories and poems; and more. Gorgo, painted by Basil Gogos, is pictured on the cover. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 10 #4
    Fantastic (1952-1980 Ziff-Davis/Ultimate) [Fantastic Science Fiction/Fantastic Stories of Imagination] Vol. 10 #4

    April 1961. 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 14 #4
    Fate Magazine (1948-Present Clark Publishing) Digest/Magazine Vol. 14 #4

    Volume 14 - Number 4, April 1961. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Articles include New Light from an Old Tomb by Reverend Stephan A. Hoeller, Soviet Scientists Claim Life on Mars by Frank Edwards, and Is This Houdini's Telpathic Code by Edmond P. Gibson. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #26
    Fightin' Air Force (1956) 26

    Stories by Joe Gill? and unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas, Vince Alascia, Bill Molno?, Sal Trapani and unknown. Featuring: "The Shadow of the Ace"; "Mission 50"; "Panic"; and "The Enemy's Weakness!" Plus: 2-page text story "One Minute to Go"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #6
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  • Issue #3
    Fooey (1961) 3

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  • Vol. 8 #4
    For Men Only Magazine (1954-1977) Vol. 8 #4

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  • Issue #1199
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 1199
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom.

    The Absent-Minded Professor (Disney movie tie-in). Photo cover, plus six additional movie photos on the inside front cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #196104
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  • Issue #85
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  • Vol. 19 #4
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1950-1980 World/Galaxy/Universal) Vol. 19 #4
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    April 1961. Cover by Wenzel. Stories: "Planeteer" by Fred Saberhagen, "I Can Do Anything" by J.T. McIntosh, "Tandy's Story" by Theodore Sturgeon, "Kreativity For Kats" by Fritz Leiber, "Scent Makes A Difference" by James Stamers, "Homey Atmosphere" by Daniel F. Galouye, "All The People" by R.A. Lafferty, and "The Feeling" by Roger Dee. Softcover Pulp Digest, 5-in. x 7-in.; 194 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 5 #4
    Gent (1956-2011 Dugent Publishing) Magazine Vol. 5 #4

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  • Issue #75
    Girls' Romances (1950) 75
    Published Apr 1961 by DC.

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    Cover art by John Romita. The Moon in My Arms!, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bernard Sachs; Larry falls for Linda, even though she is the girlfriend of his boss's son, but he doesn't believe that he can compete for her love. Silent Tears, Secret Tears!; Elsa sees Tony in the arms of another woman, but hesitates before confronting him, because Tony might realize his mistake on his own. My Turn for Tears!; Ellen tries to prove that her friend Maria's boyfriend Seven is unfaithful by making a play for him, but then she finds that she has fallen in love with Steven herself. Julia Roberts' Romance Report advice column. Promise Me Nothing!, pencils by John Romita; When Helena's boyfriend leaves her for her younger sister, it takes her a long time to trust that another man will ever really love her. House ad for Falling in Love #42, art by John Romita. House ad for the DC line of romance comics. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Green Lantern (1960-1988 1st Series DC) 5
    • 3/4" Spine split. Oxidation.
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    Origin and first appearance of Hector Hammond. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella. The Power Ring That Vanished!, script by John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella; Hector Hammond captures four scientists and uses a strange meteor to evolve them and then forces them to give him advances in science. Letter to the editor from comic writer Roy Thomas. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Harvey Hits (1958) 43
    Published Apr 1961 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 gets mixed up in a talent show. Plus military comedy with General Rockjaw and Sadie Sack, Sad Sack's redheaded female cousin in the Women's Army Corps. Bughouse; The Trick; Fouled Up by the Fowl; Some Talent; Sadie Sack: Green Thumb, The Sideline; Growing Pains; The General: For the Birds. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Help! (1960) Magazine 9

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    April 1961. Harvey Kurtzman's Help! For Tired Minds. This issue: Phil Ford and Mimi Hines - In a Spring Kissie, Ray Bradbury, Will Elder, George Kirgo. Original cover price: $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #6
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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. You'll probably think her a fool...and you'll probably be right! She played with fire and she got..."Burned"! Ricky Morse had been the teen-age idol of millions! She was sure somewhere in his life she would find scandal, so she set out to find..."The Secret of Ricky Morse"! And she found a strange woman in her father's arms! Don't miss..."Love is Ageless..."! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Hot Rods and Racing Cars (1951) 51

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  • Issue #34
    Hot Stuff (1957 Harvey) 34
  • Issue #109
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 109

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    "Track of the Invisible Beast" (art by Alex Toth), "The Mystery of the Space Swaps" (art by Joe Kubert), and "The Secret of the Hybrid Creatures" (art by Bill Ely). 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 43
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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Captive Giant from Space," art by Ruben Moreira; A giant alien criminal threatens the Earth but three vacationing Americans figure out how to stop him. Half-page Animal Time-Sense cartoon, script by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tommy Nicolosi. "A Salute to Our American Indians!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily; An accounting of American Indian achievements featuring Jim Thorpe and Maria Tallchief. "The Imprisoned Mind!", art by Bill Ely; A lab accident causes Professor Madison's mind to be transferred into a destructive robot and his assistant must save him. Hawkman ad. "The Capsule Out of Time" text story. One-page Doctor Rocket story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Court of Creatures," pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Mort Meskin; Mark exposes Governor Tarsus' plot to keep himself in power by scaring his people with the Cottswald Creatures. One-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Huckleberry Hound (1959 Dell/Gold Key) 10
  • Issue #31
    I Love Lucy (1954 Dell) 31

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  • Vol. 39 #4
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