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Comic books May 1961

  • Issue #44
    Harvey Hits (1958) 44
    Published May 1961 by Harvey.

    Cover by Joe Simon. Stories and art by Lee Falk and Wilson McCoy. A showcase anthology that launched many of Harvey's long-running titles. This issue features reprints of Lee Falk's Phantom comic strip. A fugitive US gangster and his mob take over a cruise ship, which just happens to be where the Phantom's girlfriend and future mother-in-law are vacationing. Plus, an Australian cop escorts a prisoner through the rugged Outback. Hoodoo of the Pirate Ship; Desert Scene; The Warrior. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 16 #3
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  • Issue #71
    Heart Throbs (1949 Quality/DC) 71

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    Cover pencils by John Romita, Sr. Stories by unknown. Art by Mike Sekowsky & Bernard Sachs and unknown. Featuring: "A Gift of Roses"; "Battle for Love"; "A Picture of My Love"; and "Glimpse of Heartbreak"! Plus: 2-page text article "Marriage Customs"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Help! (1960) Magazine 10
    • 3 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    Jackie Gleason cover. Edited by Harvey Kurtzman and published by Warren Publishing (publisher of the Famous Monsters of Filmland). Content for this issue includes:"The Jackpot" by Algis Budrys with Henny Youngman; Fiction, "At Night All Cats are Gray" by Art Hyde; Washington Frontier Sketches by Ed Fisher; Potrait of Heinrich Kley: Pen and ink Satirist; "77 Pennsy Strip" by Bill Elder ; Wohlnuts by Jack Wohl; plus other features. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 3 #5
    Hi-Life (1958 Wilmot Enterprises Inc.) The Live-It-Up Magazine for Gentlemen Vol. 3 #5

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  • Issue #35
    Hot Stuff (1957 Harvey) 35

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  • Issue #4
    Hot Stuff Sizzlers (1960) 4

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  • Issue #110
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 110
    • Centerfold detached, cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bernard Baily. "The Costume of a Hundred Powers!", art by Bill Ely; A dealer in magical artifacts routinely swindles his customers, but when they try to turn the tables on him, everyone is shocked to discover that the costume they thought was a fake is the real thing. Hawkman ad. "How's Your Eye-Q?" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily; Children are lectured about the frequency of accidents injuring the eye and how to prevent them. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Duel of Dooms," pencils by Carmine Infantino and Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Two alien devices fall into the hands of Earthmen, and one uses the device for evil while the other tries to stop him. One-page Dr. Floogle story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Painting of Peril" text story. "The Beast that Stalked Through Time," art by Bernard Baily; Two scientists search for the Sleeping Beast which revives every thousand years and goes on a rampage. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 44
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Staples added (not manufacturing). Water damage.

    Featuring: "Prisoners of the Wizard's Maze!" drawn by Howard Purcell; "The Mind Marauder" drawn by Lee Elias; Mark Merlin in "The Valley of the Doomed Creatures!" drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos. Cover by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
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  • Vol. 11 #2
    If Worlds of Science Fiction (1952 Pulp Digest) Vol. 11 #2

    May, 1961. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 39 #5
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  • Vol. 23 #7
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    Published May 1961 by Curtis.

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    Volume 23, Issue 7 - May 1961. Children's activity and story magazine. 66 Pages. PC/PB&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 4 #5
    Jem Magazine (1956-1967) Vol. 4 #5

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  • Issue #68
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 68
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #042676-003
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece clipped, does not affect story, affects art slightly. Centerfold detached. Tear on back cover
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing ad page, does not interrupt art or story. 1.75" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Spragg Conqueror of the Human Race!," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Spragg, an outcast of his race, is forced to the surface of the Earth in Transylvania, where he enslaves the local villagers and forces them to build him a device to boost his powers. "The Utopia" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Where Walks the Ghost," art by Steve Ditko; An escaped convict looks to buy a house that has the reputation of being haunted so people will steer clear of him, but when he meets up with a real estate agent turns out to be the ghost that haunts the prospective property, he turns himself in to the police for his own protection. "The Man From Mars!," art by Don Heck; A dishonest carnival owner hires an amnesiac to play a Martian and cheats him on his wages. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #68UK
    Journey Into Mystery (1952) UK Series 68UK

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    UK Edition.
    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Spragg Conqueror of the Human Race!," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Spragg, an outcast of his race, is forced to the surface of the Earth in Transylvania, where he enslaves the local villagers and forces them to build him a device to boost his powers. "The Utopia" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Where Walks the Ghost," art by Steve Ditko; An escaped convict looks to buy a house that has the reputation of being haunted so people will steer clear of him, but when he meets up with a real estate agent turns out to be the ghost that haunts the prospective property, he turns himself in to the police for his own protection. "The Man From Mars!," art by Don Heck; A dishonest carnival owner hires an amnesiac to play a Martian and cheats him on his wages. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 72

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    "His Just Desserts," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead gets Betty and Veronica to invite him for a free meal. "Tree Sap," art by Samm Schwartz; After interviewing Mr. Lodge for the school newspaper, Jughead is inspired to look up his ancestors. "Step by Step!", art by Samm Schwartz; Midge decides to teach Moose how to dance. Betty and Veronica Spectacular ad. "Foul Play"; Because he can't get into the Frosh Luncheon without a date, Jughead makes dates with Betty, Veronica, and Midge (just to be sure.) Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1960; Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 282,117. "In a Corner," script and art by Joe Edwards; Shrimpy is being punished by having to stand in the corner; He phones the radio station with a request. "The Helper"; Archie has to stay home and clean out the garage; Reggie pays Jughead $5.00 to do the job, but Archie is in trouble when Jughead takes cleaning out too literally. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Junior Partners Vol. 3 (1961) 5

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  • Issue #19
    Just Married (1958) 19

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    Cover pencils by Vince Colletta studio, inks by Vince Colletta. "Face To Face," pencils by Vince Colletta studio, inks by Vince Colletta; Nell and Ted Adams get married, but over time they drift apart; Ted decides to take a week off so they can go up to the mountains to find something they had lost. "The Smoothie," pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Sal Trapani; Droughts in consecutive years cause a cash shortage on the farm owned by Cora's father; So he invited summer vacationers to come to the farm as paying guests. "The Way To A Man's Heart"; When she and Lee return from their honeymoon, she tries to cook Lee a meal but burns everything. "Wedding Woes" text story. "Heartbreak," pencils by Vince Colletta studio, inks by Vince Colletta; Steve and Kay get married. Steve is a pilot and Kay worries about him; But when working around the house, Steve falls and is paralyzed. Only time will tell if the injury is permanent. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Katy Keene (1949-61) 59
    • Staple rust.
    • Cover detached.

    Special travel issue. Bill Woggon art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #1
    Ken (1961 Atlas/Diamond) Vol. 4 #1
    Published May 1961 by Atlas.

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  • Issue #98
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 98

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Trapped by King Kobra!, script by Stan Lee, art by Jack Keller; Kid Colt helps finds out that Sam Hawk plans to attack a dangerous gang, and he brings them down himself to save him. The Return text story, art by Joe Maneely. The Indian!, script by Stan Lee, art by Paul Reinman; An Indian who wants to be a deputy proves himself braver than the white men who scorn him. Showdown at Dawn!, script by Stan Lee, art by Jack Keller; Kid Colt outshoots the Crane brothers when they corner him in a hotel. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #122
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 122

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey. "Patch Work," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie needs to fix an inner tube from his car in order to run an errand for his mom, provided he doesn't kill himself in the process. "Love in Bloom," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Archie finds a way for tongue-tied Dilton to ask out a hot redhead. "There's Gold in Them Thar Hills!", script and pencils by Bill Woggon; K.O. has a line on a gold strike and he and Katy dream of what they'll do with the wealth they anticipate receiving. "Write and Wrong," script and art by Joe Edwards; Hap teaches Jinx how to write her name. Betty and Veronica Spectacular ad. Archie Club News ad. "The Final Test," pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Mr. Lodge takes Veronica and Archie on a tour of the toy factory he's just acquired. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Life with Archie (1958) 8

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    Cover art by Bob White. Hollywood Happy, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; A Hollywood studio picks Riverdale as the perfect "100% All-American average town" to use as the filming location for the latest movie starring silver-screen idol Cliff Hanger; But the entire town goes Hollywood when they discover that there'll be a movie shooting there. Ring-Neck Pheasant text article, art by Ken Hultgren. Working Conditions! one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19610506
    Lion (1960-1966 IPC) UK 2nd Series 19610506
    Published 1961 (est.) by IPC Magazines.

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  • Issue #19610513
    Lion (1960-1966 IPC) UK 2nd Series 19610513
    Published 1961 (est.) by IPC Magazines.

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  • Issue #19610520
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    Published 1961 (est.) by IPC Magazines.

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  • Issue #19610527
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    Published 1961 (est.) by IPC Magazines.

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  • Issue #68
    Little Dot (1953 1st Series) 68
    • Oxidation.
  • Issue #35
    Little Lotta (1955 1st Series) 35

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  • Issue #155
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 155

    Turning Lemonade Into Ice Cream; Lulu and Annie want to make money selling lemonade before the ice cream truck comes. Overnight Camping Trip; The Fellers dont want Lulu to tell anyone they are going camping on Pinetree Island. Health Insurance; Tubby sells health insurance to Lulu to Annie for their dolls. Little Itch and the Runaway Little Girl; Lulu tells Alvin about the little girl who ran away from her baby-sitter. Happy Birthday to Professor Cleff; Tubbys violin playing knocks down a condemned building. One-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #70
    Little Max (1949) 70
    Published May 1961 by Harvey.

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    Stories and art by Warren Kremer and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max has to walk four dogs at once, so he ties them to each other. Humphrey soon regrets agreeing to babysit Baby Gooberfooful. Humphrey wrestles a cyclone. Plus early stories featuring Richie Rich and Little Dot. Puppy Parade; Humphrey: Babysitter Jitters; Waisted Energy; Hide and Seek; Humphrey Whips the Cyclone; Make-It Shop; Cooling System; Little Lotta: The Champ; Wouldn't It Be Funny?; Little Max Goes to School: Richie Rich: Wintry Whiz. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
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  • Issue #235
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941 Dell) 235
  • Issue #93
    Love Romances (1949) 93

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    Cover by Matt Baker, Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta. Edited by Stan Lee. Stories by unknown. Art by Don Heck, John Tartaglione, Vince Colletta?, George Klein and unknown. Could a girl like Ellen ever find true love when it's only..."Romance On The Rebound"? Also featuring "No Man Is My Master!" and "Too Shy Am I"! Plus: 2-page text story "Second Chance"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
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  • Vol. 20 #5
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 20 #5
  • Vol. 11 #5
    Male (1950-1981 Male Publishing Corp.) Vol. 11 #5

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    Volume 11, Issue 5 - May 1961. Adventure stories, articles and nude photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 98 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 11 #9
    Man to Man Magazine (1949 Picture Magazines) Vol. 11 #9

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  • Vol. 3 #6
    Man's Adventure (1957-1971 Stanley) Vol. 3 #6

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    Cover by Victor Prezio. A classic "Men's Adventure" magazine from Stanley Morse Publications, featuring lurid stories on crime, war, and sex, plus pinups. An expose of rodeo performers. During World War II, a submarine crew is sent on a suicide mission. Pinup photography featuring Las Vegas showgirls. Tortures of the Damned; Grandpa was a Pirate; The Ghost That Fed on Human Flesh; Lady with a Whip; The Belles of Las Vegas; The Jungle Harem of Mike Malloy; Suicide Sub; Rodeo Cowboy. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 82 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 6 #4
    Man's Illustrated Magazine (1955-1975 Hanro Corp.) Vol. 6 #4

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  • Vol. 5 #7
    Man's Life (1952-1961 Crestwood) 1st Series Vol. 5 #7

    Volume 5, Issue 7 - May 1961. Cover by Wil Hulsey. Adventure stories, articles and nude photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 104 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 5 #7
    Man's Life (1961-1974 Crestwood/Stanley) 2nd Series Vol. 5 #7

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  • Vol. 9 #5
    Man's Magazine (1952-1976) Vol. 9 #5

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  • Vol. 2 #2
    Man's Story (1960-1975 Reese/Emtee) Vol. 2 #2

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  • Issue #349
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  • Vol. 62 #2
    Master Detective (1929) True Crime Magazine Vol. 62 #2
  • Vol. 10 #5
    Men Magazine (1952-1982 Zenith Publishing Corp.) Pulp Vol. 10 #5

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  • Issue #26
    Men's Digest (1957-1977 Camerarts Publishing Company) 26

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  • Vol. 8 #6
    Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine (1956-1985 Renown Publications) Vol. 8 #6

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