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Comic books April 1961

  • Vol. 23 #6
    Jack and Jill (1938) Vol. 23 #6
    Published Apr 1961 by Curtis.

    Volume 23, Issue 6 - April 1961. Children's activity and story magazine. "Meet TV's Kokomo Jr.!" 66 Pages. PC/PB&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #67
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 67
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • Label #1245006006
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    • Paper: Off white to white
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    • 1" cumulative spine split.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Pieces clipped. Interrupts art or story.
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    • Water damage.

    Cover by Steve Ditko. "Gruto! The Creature from Nowhere!," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A journalist convinces the public that an amnesiac alien is a menace in order to make a better story. "The Black Clock!," art by Don Heck; A criminal steals a strange clock from an old man, but finds that it is cursed. "The Last Voyage of Captain Kragg," art by Steve Ditko; A cowardly space pilot flees a battle until his spaceship runs out of power and he crashes into a bog on an Earth-like planet. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67UK
    Journey Into Mystery (1952) UK Series 67UK

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    UK Edition.
    Cover by Steve Ditko. "Gruto! The Creature from Nowhere!," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A journalist convinces the public that an amnesiac alien is a menace in order to make a better story. "The Black Clock!," art by Don Heck; A criminal steals a strange clock from an old man, but finds that it is cursed. "The Last Voyage of Captain Kragg," art by Steve Ditko; A cowardly space pilot flees a battle until his spaceship runs out of power and he crashes into a bog on an Earth-like planet. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 71

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    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. "The Third Man," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Archie and Reggie force Jughead to go on a date with Veronica's cousin but when they arrive at Veronica's house they find out her cousin already went home. "Cleaning Up!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Hap prepares Jinx for bed. "Actions Speak Louder," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead speaks up for Archie's character. "Grin and Bare It," art by Samm Schwartz; Reggie was voted the boy with the most charming smile in the yearbook and now he won't stop smiling. "Snap Shots," script by George Gladir, art by Samm Schwartz; Photos of Jughead at various milestones in his life. "An Arrow Mistake," art by Samm Schwartz; Archie and Jughead demonstrate their prowess at archery. "Big Game"; Article about hunting Kodiak bears. "Bad To Verse," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead's ode to the athlete. "The Good Life," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead lives according to the motto "Fortune smiles on he who leads the good life." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
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  • Issue #4
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) 4
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Staple rust with migration.
    • Staples added.
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    Cover art by Murphy Anderson. Doom of the Star Diamond, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bernard Sachs; Carthan, banished from his homeworld Dryanna to Earth by his ruler Xandor, attempts to contact the Justice League for help but cannot do so directly; He activates three machines of destruction that hold him to Earth and takes Green Arrow hostage, hoping that the Justice League can deactivate the machines and free him. Diamonds of Destiny! article. A letter from Roy Thomas. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Kathy (1959 2nd Series) 10

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  • Issue #28
    Kid Montana (1957) 28

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  • Issue #83
    Lash Larue Western (1949 Fawcett/Charlton) 83

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  • Issue #121
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 121

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  • Issue #7
    Lawman (1960) 7
    Published Apr 1961 by Dell.

    Cover featuring Marshal Dan Troop (photo of John Russell) and Deputy Johnny McKay (photo of Peter Brown). Interior photo of John Russell and Peter Brown. "The Trail Back," art by Dan Spiegle; The wounded stage driver has lost his memory, and the Marshal takes him back over the trail to Laramie to uncover the events which led up to a bold robbery. "The Peace Pipe," art by Dan Spiegle; Homer collects pipes, and one of them shows its worth when two convicts appear. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Life with Millie (1960) 10

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  • Issue #32
    Lil Genius (1954) 32

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  • Apr 1 1961
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    Published 1961 (est.) by IPC Magazines.

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  • Apr 8 1961
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    Published 1961 (est.) by IPC Magazines.

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  • Apr 15 1961
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    Published 1961 (est.) by IPC Magazines.

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  • Apr 22 1961
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    Published 1961 (est.) by IPC Magazines.

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  • Apr 29 1961
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    Published 1961 (est.) by IPC Magazines.

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  • Issue #67
    Little Dot (1953 1st Series) 67

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  • Issue #52
    Little Iodine (1950) 52
    Published Apr 1961 by Dell.

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  • Issue #154
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 154
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • File Copy. Minor side edge crack and scuffing to front of case.
    • Label #1009769006

    Air Mail Letter; Lulu has a lot of trouble taking a letter for her pop to his office. The Live Musician; Tubby offers to play the violin at Fifis party. Sick Call; Lulu and Annie go the doll hospital to visit Annies doll. A Swell Story; Lulu tells Alvin about a little boy who got a swelled-up head. The Bad Batter; The Men from Mars help Tubby win a baseball game. One-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #139
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 139

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    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Stage Robber's Signal, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto must discover how robbers know which stages crossing a barren waste are carrying valuables. The False Claim, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must decide which prospector has the true claim to a strike. When the Yellowlegs Strike, art by Tom Gill; Cheyenne chief Black Lance claims that wagon trains are crossing Indian land and he is entitled to attack them. Young Hawk Meets the White Bear, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk , Little Buck, and the Haida warrior Sea Eagle have sailed far north to the Bering Strait; Young Hawk kills a polar bear that attacks the Innuit hunter Maliktok. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #234
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 234

    The Secret Lagoon; The city is sponsoring a big water parade with entrants having to dress up like nursery rhyme characters; Elmer is operating a shoe-repair business and has a large wooden shoe for a sign. Super-Dooper Salesman; Daffy is a salesman for the Doofunny Gadget Company and makes Elmer his first customer; Elmer spends most of the story stuck inside a large bowl. A Surprise in Disguise text story with Bugs Bunny. Mistaken Mastermind; Porky is mistaken for "Mastermind Morgan," the leader of a gang of crooks, and tries to devise plans that will get them caught by the police. The Cuckoo Caper, art by Al Hubbard; The wooden cuckoo in Mary Jane's cuckoo clock trades places with a real bird so that he can explore the outside world. Telltale Tracks; Sylvester stamps Tweety's feet on an ink pad so that Tweety will leave footprints and get in trouble with Granny for tracking up the house. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #15
    Love Diary (1958 Charlton) 15

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    Cover inks by Vince Colletta. Stories by unknown. Art by Joe Sinnott & Vince Colletta and Vince Colletta studio. Featuring: "Unhappy Heart"; "A Husband for Sally"; "A Love Without Hope"; and "To Find Love"! Plus: 2-page text piece "Marsha Marsden The Meter Maid"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 62
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Kelly Freas. "The Total Sell," script by Sy Reit, art by Bob Clarke; Cynical look at advertising and marketing schemes. "The Population Explosion," script by Larry Siegel, art by George Woodbridge; A look at how over-population in the future will complicate every day activities. "A Guided Tour Through a Steel Foundry," script and art by Don Martin. "How to Make Dull Reading Matter Interesting," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Wally Wood; Improving text presentations through exciting graphics. "Greeting Cards with Enclosures," script by Phil Hahn, art by Bob Clarke; Greeting cards with appropriate objects enclosed. "Mad Visits the World's Greatest TV Panelist," script by Larry Siegel, art by Mort Drucker; Biography of a professional game show panelist. "Spy Vs. Spy," script and art by Antonio Prohias. "Up to Date Names for Rockets and Missiles," script by Frank Jacobs, art by George Woodbridge. "Togetherness Through Music," script and art by Don Martin. "Ladies Home Journey," script by Tom Koch, art by Joe Orlando; Parody of the magazine The Ladies Home Journal. "Horseback Riding," script and art by Dave Berg; Satirical look at horseback riding. "Mail Order Gift Catalogues," script by Al Jaffee, art by Bob Clarke; Parody of mail order gift catalogs. "Tomorrow's Parents," script by Gary Belkin, art by Wally Wood; Satirical look at how 1960 era teenagers will be in the future when they have kids. "The United Nations Awards Show," script by Larry Siegel, art by Mort Drucker; The United Nations holds an Oscar-like award show. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #14
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  • Vol. 20 #4
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 20 #4

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    April 1961. Cover by Emsh. Fantasy and science fiction stories: "Softly While You're Sleeping" by Evelyn E. Smith, "The Hills of Lodan" by Harold Calin, "The Ship Who Sang" by Anne McCaffrey, "Dead Man's Bottles" by Robert Graves, "Judas Bomb" by Kit Reed, "Ferdinand Feghoot: XXXVIII" by Grendel Briarton, "Science: My Built-In Doubter" by Issac Asimov, "Books" by Alfred Bester, "Cosmic Sex and You" by Nils Peterson, "On Hearing Another Report..." by Doris Pitkin Buck, "Nomansland" by Brian W. Aldiss. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 128 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.40.

  • Vol. 11 #4
    Male (1950-1981 Male Publishing Corp.) Vol. 11 #4

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    Volume 11, Issue 4 - April 1961. Adventure stories, articles and nude photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 98 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 11 #8
    Man to Man Magazine (1949 Picture Magazines) Vol. 11 #8
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    Volume 11, Issue 8 - April 1961. Men's interest magazine focusing on true crime, and war stories. Cover stories include "Vigilantes in Skirts" by Ben DeNicholas, "The Strange Adventures of Marriage Brokers," and "Shackmate!" by Connie Sellers. 8 1/2-i. x 11-in., 68 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 6 #2
    Man's Conquest (1955-1972 Hanro Corp.) Vol. 6 #2
  • Vol. 1 #11
    Man's Daring (1960-1966 Candar) Vol. 1 #11

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  • Vol. 1 #3
    Man's Day (1960 Hillman Periodicals 2nd Series) Vol. 1 #3

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    Volume 1, Issue 3 - April/May 1961. Men's interest magazine focusing on war and adventure stories, along with cartoons and pin-up models. The issue features the Uncensored Sexational Eva Lynd, the Bottom of the World Nightmare of the Lost Sub Squalus, The West's Wickedest Renegade, and The Yank Who Busted Algeria's Slave Harems! 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 76 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 9 #6
    Man's Life (1952-1961 Crestwood) 1st Series Vol. 9 #6

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    Volume 9, Issue 6 - April 1961. Adventure stories, articles and nude photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 104 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 9 #4
    Man's Magazine (1952-1976) Vol. 9 #4

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  • Vol. 5 #2
    Man's Peril (1956 Periodical Packagers) Vol. 5 #2

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    Volume 5, Issue 2 - April 1961. Men's interest magazine featuring Pin-up Girl Pictorials, and adventures stories. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 70 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 7 #2
    Man's World Magazine (1955-1978 Medalion) 2nd Series Vol. 7 #2

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  • Vol. 9 #2
    Manhunt (1953-1967 Eagle Publications) Vol. 9 #2

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  • Issue #6
    Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1960) 6

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    Written by unknown. Art and Cover by Bob Oksner. Since Thalia is searching for the richest possible boyfriend, Dobie begins to imagine ways to get her to settle for him starting with him as a caveman and her as a cavewoman. Dobie then imagines Thalia and himself in colonial times. Finally, Maynard imagines Dobie with a genie (played by Maynard), who ends up stealing Thalia. But in the real world, Thalia finds her rich boy isn't so rich and returns to Dobie's arm in The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis tale (untitled; complete in three parts). Characters in this story: Dobie Gillis; Thalia Menninger; Maynard G. Krebs; Milton Armitage; Darwin Dundervent. Plus: "On the Job...Part Time," "The Beat Set" and "Teen Age" 1-pagers by Mort Drucker. And: 1-page public service announcement "Don't Sell Nature Short!" by Jack Schiff and Bernard Baily. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Marge's Tubby (1953) 45

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  • Issue #348
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  • Issue #29
    Masked Raider (1955) 29
  • Vol. 62 #1
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  • Vol. 10 #4
    Men Magazine (1952-1982 Zenith Publishing Corp.) Pulp Vol. 10 #4

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    Vol. 10 #4 - The Adventure and Entertainment Magazine. Men's magazine featuring articles on hunting, fitness, politics, true crime, and buxom beauties. In this issue: Newly Released Exclusive - The Commando Who Swiped a Billion Dollars from Under Hitler's Nose; The Russian Underground That Smuggles Spies in and Out of America; and I Trap Callgirls - the stormy life of a big city vice cop. Plus Booklength Suspense: Bullets for a Blonde Tramp. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 100 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Men Today (1961-1976 Emtee Publishing Co.) Vol. 1 #1

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  • Issue #25
    Men's Digest (1957-1977 Camerarts Publishing Company) 25

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  • Issue #77
    Mickey Mouse (1941-90 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 77

    Mickey Mouse in "Clipper Ship Caper," "The Stop Watch Botch," and "Game Effort." Issue also has The Li'l Bad Wolf in "Pop's Private Plan," one-page text story "Clowning Around," and one page gag strips throughout book. No art/story credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2
    Midnight Mystery (1961) 2
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    "Spacemen Against the Supernatural" (script by Richard Hughes as "Kurato Osaki," art by Ogden Whitney); "Ivar's Playmates!" (script by Hughes as "Lafcadio Lee," art by Tom Hickey); and "The Opal of Ali Khar!" (script by Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by John Rosenberger). Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 8 #5
    Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine (1956-1985 Renown Publications) Vol. 8 #5

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  • Vol. 10 #10
    Modern Man Magazine (1951-1976 PDC) Vol. 10 #10

    April, 1961 - Vintage Men's magazine featuring articles, pictorials, and pin-ups. This issue features an exclusive visit with America's first spaceman, World's loveliest lion tamer, uncovered cover girl Joyce London and more! 60 pages, PC/B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 56 #4
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