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Comic books April 1961

  • Issue #54
    Spooky (1955 1st Series) 54

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  • Issue #23
    Spree (1958-1965 New Publishing Co.) Magazine 23

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  • Vol. 12 #4
    Stag Magazine (1949-1994) Vol. 12 #4

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  • Issue #127
    Strange Adventures (1950 1st Series) 127
    • 1-1/2" spine split from base of comic.

    "Menace from the Earth-Globe" (art by Murphy Anderson or Infantino/Anderson?), "Battle of the Bouncing Bombs," and "Son of Two Worlds!" (art by Carmine Infantino). 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #83
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 83
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #03526D-012
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    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "From Out of the Black Pit Came...Grogg!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A reluctant Soviet scientist wakes the ancient dragon Grogg with atomic tests; The dragon attacks the soldiers and gives the scientist the opportunity to defect to the US. "Make a Wish" text story. "Masquerade Party," art by Steve Ditko; A beautiful but vicious socialite spoils the plans of an old rival by throwing a masquerade party; She is scared by her rivals husband, who tricks her into thinking he is a demon. "The Menace of Shandu!", art by Don Heck; A boy finds a magic book in a used bookstore and summons a genie, which vows to torture him after granting his wish; He wishes for everything to be restored to before he went to the bookshop. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Submarine Attack (1958) 27

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    Cover art by Sam Glanzman. The Derelict featuring Rear Admiral Maxie Haines; Admiral Maxie Haines tells an inquisitive reporter the story of how the submarine, the Moonfish, became a derelict. Depth Charge; In the Norwegian sea, a U.S. submarine narrowly manages to outmaneuver and sink two Nazi destroyers. Surrender text story. The Enemy On Ice starring Lieutenant Bill Sanderson, pencils by Charles Nicholas [as Chasal], inks by Sal Trapani [as Chasal]. The China Sea Sinking, art by Sam Glanzman; The U.S.S. Skimmer submarine, with officer Major Kinroe carrying vital documents, defends itself valiantly against a Japanese bomber but is sunk. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
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    Sunday Pix Vol. 13 (1961) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 12 pages.

  • Issue #15
    Sunday Pix Vol. 13 (1961) 15

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    Sunday Pix Vol. 13 (1961) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. "The Good Deed that Saved General Eisenhower's Life." "The Chosen One," "The Christian Family Courageous," and "Tullus, a Christian Boy in Bible Times." 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 12 pages.

  • Issue #16
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    Sunday Pix Vol. 13 (1961) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 12 pages.

  • Issue #17
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    Sunday Pix Vol. 13 (1961) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 12 pages.

  • Issue #18
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    Sunday Pix Vol. 13 (1961) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 12 pages.

  • Issue #88
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 88
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2005363012

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Invader from Earth!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; On an alien planet Superboy discovers a primitive race living on the outskirts of a super scientific city; He tries to help them but they won't listen to him because they think he's a monster. A Salute to Our American Indians! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Ad for Superman, Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen, and Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane. Ad for Justice League of America. "The One-Man Team!", art by George Papp; When Smallville suffers yet another crushing loss in a football game, the principal of Smallville High and the coach of their football team ask Superboy to go out for the team; Superboy demonstrates to the people of Smallville why he shouldn't be part of the team. "The Saddest Boy in Smallville!", art by George Papp; Clark Kent's classmate Tommy Hunter is ashamed that his father, James, is only a doorman at the Smallville Bijou, until James Hunter helps Superboy apprehend the ABC Gang. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 24
    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Surprise!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Superman is baffled when Lois displays super powers, all is revealed when "Lois" is shown to be Sylvia of Kandor. A Salute to Our American Indians! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. The Perfect Husband!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; On the television show "People are Whacky," a computer selects sportsman Roger Warner, a Clark Kent look-alike, to be Lois' ideal husband. House ad for Showcase #31 [featuring Aquaman]. Lois Lane ... Traitor!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by John Forte; When the King of Pahla is nearly assassinated, all the evidence points to Lois as the murderer. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 52
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1488642009

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Specter of the Haunted House!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; Jimmy is offered money to stay in a haunted house. A Salute to Our American Indians! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. The Perils of Jimmy Olsen!, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte; Superman gives Jimmy a robot that can take the cub reporter's place. Charlie Cannonball humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Jimmy Olsen, Wolf-Man!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 16
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Iron Man prototype issue - first appearance of Metallo in "The Thing Called Metallo!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An escaped convict tests a radiation-proof suit under a fake name; When he realizes the suits power, he uses it to go on a crime spree; When he finds that he has a disease only treatable by radiation he stays in the suit to die rather than be captured. "The Holiday" text story. "Nightmare!", art by Don Heck; A man scoffs at his friends idea that a nightmare could last forever, causing him to storm out, drive off the road and die; He wakes up having the same conversation, in a nightmare loop. "The Hands of Hogarr!", art by Paul Reinman; A fugitive forces a gypsy to give him a new face, but he is captured because it is the same face as his pursuer. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Tales to Astonish (1959-1968 1st Series) 18
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    • Staple rust.

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Gorgilla Strikes Again! Part 1, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; Gorgilla stows away on a ship to America to contact the human race, but is met with fear and violence in New York. Gorgilla Strikes Again! Part 2, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. The Stranger, art by Joe Maneely. Monsteroso, art by Steve Ditko; A creature hatches from an egg and imagines itself lord of all it surveys, but it is suddenly drowned, as it is only a microbe in a scientist's culture. Robot on the Rampage!, art by Steve Ditko; A robot stationed at a lighthouse rebels against his human master and the man manages to lock the robot outside where the food supply is stashed, but thanks to the salty sea air, it rusts completely within a mere matter of hours rendering it harmless to carry out its threats. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18UK
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    UK (England) edition, published simultaneously with the U.S. edition, and exactly like the U.S. edition except for UK cover price.

  • Issue #10
    Teen Secret Diary (1959) 10

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  • Issue #27
    Texas Rangers in Action (1956 Charlton) 27

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  • Issue #336
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 336

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    Issue 336. Apr. 1, 1961. 9 3/4" x 12 1/2". 20 pages. Black and white.

  • Issue #337
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    Issue 337. Apr. 8, 1961. 9 3/4" x 12 1/2". 20 pages. Black and white.

  • Issue #338
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 338

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    Issue 338. Apr. 15, 1961. 9 3/4" x 12 1/2". 20 pages. Black and white.

  • Issue #339
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 339

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    Issue 339. Apr. 22, 1961. 9 3/4" x 12 1/2". 20 pages. Black and white.

  • Issue #340
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    Issue 340. Apr. 29, 1961. 9 3/4" x 12 1/2". 20 pages. Black and white.

  • Issue #19610401
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 19610401
    Published 1961 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #19610408
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 19610408
    Published 1961 (est.) by Fleetway.
  • Issue #19610415
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 19610415
    Published 1961 (est.) by Fleetway.
  • Issue #19610422
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 19610422
    Published 1961 (est.) by Fleetway.
  • Issue #19610429
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 19610429
    Published 1961 (est.) by Fleetway.
  • Issue #26
    Timmy the Timid Ghost (1956-1966 Charlton) 26

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  • Issue #224
    Tip Top Comics (1936) 224

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    First 15c cover-priced issue. Written by John Stanley, Dale Hale and unknown. Art by Hy Eisman, Dale Hale and unknown. All brand-new stories! In this issue: The Captain and the Kids 1-pagers "The High and the Mighty" and "The Tracker"; Nancy and Sluggo in "Badge-Full Boy" by John Stanley and Hy Eisman; 1-page text story "The Trespassers"; Peanuts tale "Car Troubles" by Dale Hale; Sluggo in "The Mayor, the Merrier" by Stanley and Eisman; Peanuts 1-pager "The House Movers" by Hale; and The Captain and the Kids in "The Model." 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
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    Tip-top Topics (1961) was a promotional comic book for salesmen and the families of Tip-Top employees. Art by Vic Herman. This giveaway comic/sale brochure/news letter is the April 1961 issue Vol. 5 # 4 of Tip-Top Topics," a monthly publication for the Tip-Top Bread Company featuring Herman's Deliveryman, Tip-Top Ted. Includes colorful cartoon panels and the latest news about the Tip-Top Co. 4 pages, 8.5-in. x 11-in., B&W and Red ink, card stock paper.

  • Issue #201
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Dell/Gold Key) 201
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from top. Centerfold detached. Water damage.

    Stories by unknown. Art by Lynn Karp and unknown. Featuring: Tom & Jerry in "The Log Lifters" with pencils by Lynn Karp; Spike & Tyke in "Hobby Helper"; Bertie Bird text story "Birthday Blues"; Wuff the Prairie Dog in "Bandit Baggers"; Mouse Musketeers in "Royal Bird Nest" with pencils by Karp; Barney Bear with Fuzzy & Wuzzy in "Spring Zing"; and Little Tyke half-pager "Pardon My Bark"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #73
    Tomahawk (1950) 73

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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. The Secret of the Indian Sorceress starring Tomahawk, art by Fred Ray; an Indian sorceress conjures up a water demon. The Redcoat Safari starring Tomahawk, art by Fred Ray. Tracker -- The Canine Sleuth starring Tomahawk, art by Fred Ray. Statement of ownership--average paid circulation, 180,000. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Treasure Chest Vol. 16 (1960) 16
  • Issue #17
    Treasure Chest Vol. 16 (1960) 17
  • Vol. 1 #1
    Triple Length Adventure (1961 Atlas) Pulp Vol. 1 #1

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  • Vol. 42 #287
    True (1937-1976 Country/Fawcett/Petersen) Vol. 42 #287

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  • Vol. 6 #2
    True Action (1959-1977 Official Magazine Corp.) Vol. 6 #2

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  • Vol. 30 #3
    True Adventures Magazine (1955-1971 New Publications) Pulp Vol. 30 #3
  • Issue #465
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  • Vol. 74 #6
    True Detective (1924-1995 MacFadden) True Crime Magazine Vol. 74 #6
    • 1" spine split from top. Staple rust with migration.
  • Vol. 12 #140
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  • Vol. 84 #3
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  • Vol. 55 #5
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  • Issue #53
    Two-Gun Kid (1948) 53
    Published Apr 1961 by Marvel.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Water damage. Lateral spine tear.

    Cover by Russ Heath. "The Sheriff's Showdown," script by Stan Lee, art by John Severin; The Two-Gun Kid is camping on the range when he is suddenly woken by the arrival of Dance Drago and his gang. Untitled story, script by Stan Lee, art by John Severin; The Two-Gun Kid is riding past Gila City he spots the locals fleeing out of the city; the town has been taken over by the Harper gang. "Revenge," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Deputy's Puzzle" text story. "Colts Blaze In Booneville," script by Stan Lee, art by John Severin; The Two-Gun Kid is in the town of Booneville where he is suddenly confronted by a bunch of locals who are part of a committee to keep the town decent; they tell the Two-Gun Kid to clear out or be chased out. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Unexpected (1956) 60
    Published Apr 1961 by DC.
    • Paper: White
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    • Water stain on front cover.
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    Cover art by Bob Brown. School For Space Sleuths, art by Howard Purcell. Doctor Rocket humor page by Henry Boltinoff. A Salute to Our American Indians! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. House ad for Showcase #31 featuring Aquaman, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. The Last Survivors of Sarnos, art by John Giunta. The Amazing Alien Aquarium text story. Professor Eureka humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Beasts From The Space Seeds, script by Arnold Drake, art by Bob Brown; Space Ranger tries to make peace between two tribes on Mercury. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Unknown Worlds (1960) 7

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    "Left-Handed Magic!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea"; art by John Forte), "Strange Medicine!" (script by Hughes as "Pierre Alonzo"; art by Odgen Whitney), and "Secret of the Ice!" (script by Hughes as "Kurato Osaki"; art by Pete Constanza). Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Unusual Tales (1955) 27

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Dr. Sino's Mistake, pencils by Rocco Mastroserio. The Man in the Well, pencils by Bill Molno. The Apparition, pencils by Bill Molno. The Ghost Getter in Venor's Valley text story. A Look Into the Future, art by Steve Ditko; a man dreams a machine takes him deep into the earth. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    US Air Force Comics (1958) 15

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    Cover inks by Dick Giordano. Stories by Joe Gill? Art by Bill Molno, Charles Nicholas, Vince Alascia, Sal Trapani and unknown & Dick Giordano. Featuring: "The Unimportant Hero"; "A Taste of Fear"; "3 Minutes"; and "The Hidden Enemy"! Plus: 2-page text story "Simply Scouts"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.