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Comic books May 1961

  • Issue #97
    1000 Jokes Magazine (1937-1968 Dell) 97

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    March-May, 1961. Humor magazine featuring humorous essays, short satires, cartoons and light verse. This Issue features Mike Nichols and Elaine May. Saddle Stitched, 8 1/2- x 10 1/2-in, 48 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #5
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    Published May 1961 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #276
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 276
    Published May 1961 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0326482002

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The War Between Supergirl and the Supermen Emergency Squad!", script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; John Kiley tricks Superman into revealing he's Clark Kent; After trapping Clark Kent with Kryptonite, Supergirl and the Superman Emergency Squad spring into action. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl and Brainiac 5 join the Legion. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #3
    Action For Men (1957-1977 Hillman-Vista) Vol. 5 #3

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  • Issue #284
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 284

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Clark Kent Goes to Reform School, pencils by Curt Swan; Red K makes Clark Kent forget he's Superboy. The Charge of Aquaman's Sea Soldiers, script by Jack Miller, art by Jim Mooney; Aquaman and Aqualad stop Professor Enos Snark who is supplying pirates with technology to help them to rob ships. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #124
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 124

    "The Wand of the Witch" (script by Richard Hughes as "Pierre Alonzo"; art by Paul Reinman); "Enchanted Oasis"; "Space Probe" (art by Kenneth Landau); and "The Green Flame" (script by Hughes as "Ace Aquila"; art by John Rosenberger). Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Adventures of Jerry Lewis (1957) 64

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    Cover art by Bob Oksner. Mystery of the Missing Baseballs, pencils by Bob Oksner, inks by Graham Place; The Little League team can never win a game because somebody keeps stealing the baseballs; Maybe it's whoever lives in the big scary looking house with the ominous signs all over it? Teen Age humor page by Mort Drucker. Mystery of the Missing Baseballs Part 2; Jerry discovers a secret amusement park that visitors are never allowed to leave. 9 to 6-Teen Beat humor page by Mort Drucker. Mystery of the Missing Baseballs Part 3. How's Your Eye-Q? public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 59

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  • Issue #12
    Adventures of the Fly (1959 Archie) 12
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • Water damage.

    Edited by Victor Gorelick. Cover by John Rosenberger. Stories by Robert Bernstein and John Rosenberger. Archie Comics amiable and agile super-hero The Fly battles an assortment of nefarious villains, including the Cyclops From Space, the Brute Invaders, and the Blob. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
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  • Issue #52
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  • Issue #53
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  • Issue #54
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  • Issue #14
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    Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #15
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    Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #16
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    Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #17
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    Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #18
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    Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Vol. 6 #5
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 6 #5
  • Vol. 2 #4
    All Man Magazine (1960 Stanley Publications) Vol. 2 #4

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  • Issue #118
    All Star Western (1951) 118
    Published May 1961 by DC.

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    Edited by Julius Schwartz. Cover by Gil Kane. Stories by Gardner Fox, Gil Kane, Joe Giella, and Carmine Infantino. Tales of the Old West starring such characters as Johnny Thunder and Super-Chief. Chippewa Sundial article by Julius Schwartz, art by Morris Waldinger and Tommy Nicolosi. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 35 #5
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 35 #5

    May 1961. Cover by Alex Schomburg. Science Fiction stories by Henry Hasse, Jack Douglas, Raymond E. Banks, Bruce Elliot ("The Planet of Shame" part 1/2), and a classic reprint of "The Undersea Tube" by L. Taylor Hansen. Science article by Frank Tinsley. Illustrations by Virgil Finlay, Barr, Leo Summers, and Wesso. Pulp digest; 5 1/2" x 7 1/2"; 146 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 67 #3
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 67 #3

    May 1961. Stories: "The Fisherman" (part 2) by Clifford D. Simak, "Death and the Senator" by Arthur C. Clarke, "Gone Fishing" by James H. Schmitz, "Join Our Gang?" by Sterling E. Lanier, and "Identification" by Christopher Anvil. Science fact feature, "Science Fiction is Too Conservative" by G. Harry Stine. Cover by Schoenherr. Illustrations by Schoenherr, Douglas, Krenkel, and van Dongen. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #65
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 65

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    Cover by Bob White. "Gambler's Luck," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The girls keep tossing a coin to see who gets Archie. "Art with a Purpose," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty paints portraits of herself, Veronica, and Archie and arranges the three paintings at the school art show to send a not-so-subtle message. "Blonde Bombshell," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; When Archie sees Veronica giving Moose a kiss, he figures it's a trick to get him to kiss Midge and get beaten up by Moose. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals ad. "The Convincer," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica gets a date with another boy; Archie makes a date with Betty, but while getting ready, Betty convinces herself that Archie is only taking her in order to shadow Veronica and her date. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1960. Average number of paid subscriptions for the previous 12 months was 307,340. "Danger Man at Work" Li'l Jinx one-page story, script and art by Joe Edwards. "Follow the Crowd," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie treats Betty like "one of the boys"; Betty decides that she might have better luck if the other boys were dating Veronica. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 352 #5
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 352 #5

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  • Vol. 5 #12
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  • Issue #42
    Atomic Mouse (1953 1st Series) 42

    Written by unknown. Art by George Wildman and unknown. Featuring: Atomic Mouse in "Northern Disaster," "Which One Is the Dummy?", "Out of Steam" and "A Hat for Everyone" with pencils by George Wildman. Plus: "Squeek Squeek" with pencils by Wildman. And: 2-page text story "Somebody with a Capital S"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
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  • Issue #10
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  • Issue #11
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  • Issue #12
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  • Issue #1189
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    Published 1961 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1190
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    Published 1961 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1191
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    Published 1961 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1192
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    Published 1961 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #32
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 32
  • Issue #1962
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    1962 - 1st printing. Featuring a collection of the beloved British comic strip for that year! Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, full color.

  • Issue #28
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 28

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    Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by John Severin. Stories by John Severin, Charles Nicholas, and Sal Trapani. Action packed adventures set in the Old West and featuring Billy the Kid, the famous 19th-century gunman. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #160
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 160
    • Water damage.

    Cover by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Stories by Jack Miller, Bill Finger? and Bob Haney? Art by Dick Dillin, Sheldon Moldoff and Charles Cuidera. Three stories! "The Phantom Spy" - Each time the Blackhawks create an incredible science fiction machine to wage war on crime, Professor Proxy creates a better one to thwart them. There must be spy on the team! And there is. Which Blackhawk is betraying their leader? It's the one you'd least expect! Plus: "The Crimes of Captain Cutlass" - While vacationing on a yacht, the Blackhawks are attacked by pirates. And: "The Shanghaied Blackhawks" - Aliens ask the Blackhawks to help capture criminals who are hiding on Earth. But the other half of the team have already been captured. Also: 1-page text story "Riddle of the Red-Eyed Smuggler"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Bloodhound Detective Story Magazine (1961-1962 Digest) Vol. 1 #1

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  • Issue #35
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 35
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • Cover detached at one staple. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • Signed by the legendary Joe Kubert with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
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    • Cover coming loose at one staple.
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    • 1.5" cumulative spine split. Water damage.
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    • Cover and centerfold detached, held on with added staples (not manufacturing) and tape (cover).

    Cover by Joe Kubert. "Menace of the Matter Master!", script by Gardner Fox, art by Joe Kubert; A new costumed criminal named the Matter Master, who has a magic wand that allows him to control all matter, has been sighted around Midway City committing fantastic robberies; When the most recent involved the creation of giant meteor creatures who are robbing the city art center, Hawkman and Hawkgirl go into action to try and stop the theft; The Matter Master manages to get away with the stolen loot by using his powers to make helicopter propellers attack the winged duo; Later at his secret hideout, the Matter Master gloats over his recent victory are recalls how he gained his fantastic powers: How he was a scientist who accidentally discovered a new chemical, Mentachem, which he then fashioned into his magic wand to use for his own criminal gain. Dog Track - Wolf Track - Coyote Track article by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tommy Nicolosi. "Valley of Vanishing Men," script by Gardner Fox, art by Joe Kubert; On an expedition to the Himalayas, Mavis Trent is captured by a band of abominable snowmen, which the Hawks learn are really descended from alien explorers. Eagle Dance article by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tommy Nicolosi. Letters to the editor from comic writer Roy Thomas and writer Jerry Bails, plus a note from Kubert. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Brides in Love (1956) 24

    Cover by Charles Nicholas? & Vince Colletta. Stories by unknown. Art by Joe Sinnott, Charles Nicholas, Vince Colletta, Sal Trapani and unknown. Featuring: "The First Star"; "The Kiss of Truth"; "He Passed Me By!"; and "Return a Stranger"! Plus: He was just a nice, sweet guy, her George...not much ambition, not much drive...but he loved her...then her frantic push to the top changed all that! Learn from her story..."To Success, Darling"! Also: 1-page story "The Man Next Door"! And: 2-page text story "Marry That Man!" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24UK
    Brides in Love (1956) UK Edition 24UK

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 6d cover price. Cover by Charles Nicholas? & Vince Colletta. Stories by unknown. Art by Joe Sinnott, Charles Nicholas, Vince Colletta, Sal Trapani and unknown. Featuring: "The First Star"; "The Kiss of Truth"; "He Passed Me By!"; and "Return a Stranger"! Plus: He was just a nice, sweet guy, her George...not much ambition, not much drive...but he loved her...then her frantic push to the top changed all that! Learn from her story..."To Success, Darling"! Also: 1-page story "The Man Next Door"! And: 2-page text story "Marry That Man!" 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #78
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 78

    Bugs Bunny in "The Robbing Robot," "The Secret Weapon," and "Finders Weepers." Issue also has one-page gag strips, one-page text feature "The Played-Out Plainsman," and Tweety and Sylvester in "Voodoo Boo Boo." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #71
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    Edited by Betty Sears. Featuring some comic content. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 122 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.40.

  • Vol. 7 #3
    Caper Magazine (1956-1983 Dee Publishing) Vol. 7 #3

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  • Issue #33
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 33

    Cover by Warren Kremer. Harvey presents the adventures of Casper in the long-running series sometimes called The Friendly Ghost Casper. Casper goes looking for the Ghostly Trio and finds they have been transformed by the Ghost Witch, in a three-part story. Casper the Friendly Ghost; The Missing Haunts; The Ghostly Witch; The Teacher; Spooky: The Big Hat. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #1
    Cavalcade (1957-1980 Skye-Challenge) Vol. 4 #1

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  • Vol. 11 #95
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Magazine Vol. 11 #95

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  • Issue #19
    Challengers of the Unknown (1958 DC 1st Series) 19
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • Pieces of tape on interior front cover. Residue on back cover. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    "The Alien Who Stole a Planet." The Challengers face a hostile crew member of a Noah's Ark-like alien ship. "The Beasts from the Fabulous Gem." A villain controls a sorcerer's stone that enables him to control a pair of monsters. Art and cover by Bob Brown. Cover price $0.10.