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Comic books June 1961

  • Issue #85UK
    Strange Tales (1951-1976) UK Edition 85UK

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    UK edition. "The Return of Gargantus!" with pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; "The Man Who Fell!" with art by Paul Reinman; "The Ape Man" with art by Steve Ditko; and a two-page text story, "New Glasses." Kirby/Ayers cover.

  • Issue #28
    Submarine Attack (1958) 28

    Stories by unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani, Bill Molno & Vince Alascia? and unknown. The space capsule floated to its landing zone...the submarine prepared to recover it...but lurking ominously beneath the sea, the enemy waited in "The Deadly Search!" Also featuring: "The Shadows!"; "No Secret is Safe"; and "Second Meeting"! Plus: 2-page text story "Navy Guns"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
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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 #24
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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 #25
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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 #26
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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 #89
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 89
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    • Cover detached at one staple.

    1st appearance of Mon-El. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy's Big Brother!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by George Papp; When a spaceship crashes outside Smallville, Superboy finds an amnesiac, super-powered youth who might be his older brother. The Secret of Mon-El! [Superboy's Big Brother!], script by Robert Bernstein, art by George Papp; Trying to prove Mon-El isn't actually Kryptonian, Superboy accidentally exposes him to lead. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Super-Cop of Smallville!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Curt Swan. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #145
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 145
    Published Jun 1961 by DC.
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Tape along spine, 2" Spine split.
    • 4.5" spine split from bottom.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Secret Identity of Superman!, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois thinks that Superman won't marry her because she can't keep his secret identity a secret. The Interplanetary Circus!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; An Interplanetary Circus shows up in Metropolis and tries to force Superman to join their travelling circus. The Night of March 31st!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; Everything in Superman's life suddenly changes; Lori Lemaris is no longer a mermaid; Supergirl reveals herself to the world; Perry White has become a Bizarro. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 53

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Boy in the Bottle!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; Jimmy goes to the bottle city of Kandor and switches places with Van Zee. The Giant Turtle Man!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte; Jimmy finds an enlarging ray-gun and accidentally fires it through a turtle, striking himself, turning him into a giant turtle-man. Cora the Car Hop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Black Magician, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte. Parents Have Rights, Too! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Sweethearts Vol. 2 (1954-1973) 60

    Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by Vince Colletta studio. Stories by Joe Gill? and unknown. Art by Vince Colletta studio. She had been so terribly in love with him! And then the note came...the note that said good-bye! Why did he do this? Don't miss..."Love Me Forever"! Also featuring: "Sacrifice for Love"; "Crescendo"; and "The Way to a Man's Heart"! Plus: 2-page text story "Romance is Real"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 18
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    • Staple rust and migration.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Kraa the Unhuman," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An American teacher investigates the mysterious statues made by one tribe in Africa, and finds that they worship a native mutated into a monster by a Soviet atomic test; The teacher soothes the man's pain with ointment, but before the American can get him to a hospital he dies protecting his helper from a python. "The Money Tree" text story. "The Mysterious Mr. P!", art by Don Heck; A mysterious but famous clarinetist is trapped by communists and pressed to become a propaganda mouthpiece. "Enter... the Robot!", art by Steve Ditko; A mine foreman is concerned that a new robot may take his job, so he scrambles the wires in its control panel. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Tales to Astonish (1959-1968 1st Series) 20
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1303952005
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    Cover by Jack Kirby. What Was "X" the Thing That Lived! Part 1, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; A comic writer's monsters keep coming to life, until he creates one that can't be defeated. What Was "X" the Thing That Lived! Part 2, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. What Was "X" the Thing That Lived! Part 3, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. What Was "X" the Thing That Lived! Part 4, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Odd Skills text story, art by Joe Maneely. One-Way Journey!, art by Steve Ditko; A heartless tycoon spends great resources and eliminates jobs in order to build a machine that will transport him from the current moment to one forty years hence because his scientists have predicted an end to disease, war, and poverty in the year 2001. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20UK
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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 #11
    Teen Secret Diary (1959) 11

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  • Issue #28
    Texas Rangers in Action (1956 Charlton) 28

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  • Issue #345
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    Published 1961 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #346
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    Published 1961 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #347
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    Published 1961 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #348
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    Published 1961 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #27
    Timmy the Timid Ghost (1956 1st Series) 27

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  • Issue #6
    Tip-Top Topics Vol. 5 (1961) 6

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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/newsletter is the June 1961 issue Vol. 5 # 6 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, folds out to 8.5-in. x 11-in., B&W and Red ink, white paper stock.

  • Issue #203
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Dell/Gold Key) 203
  • Issue #20
    Treasure Chest Vol. 16 (1960) 20

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  • Vol. 30 #4
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    Volume 30, Issue 4 - June 1961. Formerly New Detective Magazine. Adventure articles, stories and photos. "Have We Lost The Race For Space? The Red's Next Conquest- The Moon?", "Roadside Sex Traps." 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 82 pages B&W. MATURE READERS. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #24
    Turok Son of Stone (1956 Dell/Gold Key) 24
    • Centerfold detached.
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    Painted cover. Turok in "The Cliff Men" in which Turok tries to find a cure for Andar's illness and "Lair of Death" in which Turok and Andar try to settle a dispute between two warring tribes. Issue also has backup feature "Young Earth - The Vanished Mammals" and a one-page text feature "The Strangers." No art/story credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #33
    Tweety and Sylvester (1954 Dell) 33

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  • Issue #54
    Two-Gun Kid (1948) 54
    Published Jun 1961 by Marvel.

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Two-Gun Kid, Murderer," script by Stan Lee, art by John Severin; The Two-Gun Kid rides into a town to find local bully Ox Opper picking on a young boy named Bobby; The Kid is the only one who comes to the boy's help. "Old Inhabitant" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Be Outta Town Before Noon, Kid!", script by Stan Lee, art by John Severin; The Two-Gun Kid rides into Nashtown a town that is under the control of outlaw Blackie Nash. Two-Gun Kid pinup, art by John Severin. "Dance, or Draw, Tenderfoot!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Guns of Sam Savage," script by Stan Lee, art by John Severin; The Two-Gun Kid is riding across the range when he is suddenly ambushed by three men. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Unexpected (1956) 62
    Published Jun 1961 by DC.

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    Cover art by Bob Brown. The Menace of the Red Snow Crystals starring Space Ranger, script by Arnold Drake, art by Bob Brown. Parents Have Rights, Too! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. The Alien Earthmen, art by Ruben Moreira; Astronauts returning from a visit to an alien world suddenly begin to grow feathers. On the Planet Og humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Showdown on Asteroid UL-2 text story. The Case of the Rampaging Robots, art by George Roussos. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Unknown Worlds (1960) 8
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    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Outer Space Calling!, script by Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea], art by Ogden Whitney. Hidden Valley, script by Richard Hughes [as Pierre Alonzo], art by John Rosenberger. The Depths Below, script by Richard E. Hughes [as Lafcadio Lee], art by Bill Walsh. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Unusual Tales (1955) 28

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    Cover pencils by Rocco Mastroserio. The Man Who Wasn't, pencils by Bill Molno. Bail Out To Venus, pencils by Bill Molno [as Moltra], inks by Sal Trapani [as Moltra]. In The Beginning, pencils by Bill Molno. The Magic Mirror of Morgenstern text story. The Saber-Toothed Tiger and Modern Man, pencils by Rocco Mastroserio; a man encounters an ancient beast. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    US Air Force Comics (1958) 16
  • Issue #15
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 15

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  • Issue #16
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 16

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  • Issue #17
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 17

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  • Issue #18
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 18

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea PB (1961 Novel) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Based on the original screenplay by Irwin Allen and Charles Bennett. By adapted by Theodore Sturgeon. Featuring Admiral Nelson, Captain Crane, and the brave crew of the Seaview on another fantastic mission through the dark and dangerous unexplored depths of the ocean. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 160 pages, Text Only. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #9
    Wagon Train (1960 Dell) 9
  • Issue #249
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 249

    Cover pencils by Tony Strobl. Stories by Carl Barks, Carl Fallberg and unknown. Art by Carl Barks, Paul Murry, Al Hubbard, Jack Bradbury and Tony Strobl. Donald Duck stars in Carl Barks' "Stranger than Fiction"! Plus: Mickey Mouse and Goofy in "The Golden Touch" (part 1 of 3); Chip 'n' Dale in "Magic Bean Mix-Up"; Gyro Gearloose in "Caught in the Act"; and 1-page Goofy text story "Goofy's Idea"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #42
    War at Sea (1957) 42

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    Stories by Joe Gill? Art by Jack Abel?, Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani and Bill Molno & Vince Alascia. Featuring: "Yankee Go Home"; "SOS SOS SOS"; "The Lost Lady"; and "The Wonderful 90 Day Wonder"! Plus: 2-page text story "Decision on the Dauber"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Wendy the Good Little Witch (1960) 6

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  • Issue #34
    World Around Us (1958) 34

    Painted cover art. "The Salmon of Miramichi," script by Robert Barnwell Roosevelt (original story); Roosevelt enjoys fishing under challenging conditions in New Brunswick. "Hook, Line and Sinker," art by Sam Glanzman; Over time, human beings develop the tools and techniques of fishing. An assortment of non-fiction stories about various types of fish. "Angler's Angles," art by Sam Glanzman; Various types of fishing. "A Share for Awang," art by Jack Sparling; Awang's father is a master fisherman, leading several boats and crews as they fish commercially; Young Awang joins the crew and labors hard, receiving in the end an equal share of the profits with the other men. "From Drags to Kites," art by Sam Glanzman; Various types of commercial fishing. "The Secret Fleet"; Danish commercial fishermen play a key role in anti-Nazi resistance activity, notably spiriting the Danish Jews to safety in neutral Sweden. "Know the Law," art by Gerald McCann; A conservation officer teaches two boys the laws and rules relating to fishing, so that they may get fishing licenses. "A Home Aquarium" how-to story. "The Champion from Rum Alley," script by Stephen Crane (original story). "The Battle of Tours Part 2: The Franks Fight Back," art by George Evans; Muslims in Spain raid deep into France, smashing the army of Duke Eudo and ravaging the Aquitaine; Frankish forces rally behind Charles Martel; He wins a mighty victory at Tours, but the Muslims see it as only a setback. "Desert Treasure Part 4: The Fate of Qumran," art by Norman Nodel; Rejecting the mainstream Jewish leadership, the Teacher of Righteousness leads his people to Qumran in the desert; They remain true to his teaching even after his death, but under threat of Roman invasion they hide their sacred scrolls in caves in the desert hills. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #118
    World's Finest (1941) 118
    Published Jun 1961 by DC.

    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Creature That Was Exchanged for Superman starring Superman and Batman, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; A mysterious ray makes Superman disappear and he is replaced with an invulnerable alien beast. Homer humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Parents Have Rights Too public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. The Court-Martial of Tommy Tomorrow, script by Jack Miller, art by Jim Mooney. The Return Of Miss Arrowette starring Green Arrow, script by Dave Wood, art by Lee Elias; Miss Arrowette returns to active duty when she determines that something has happened to Green Arrow and Speedy. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Zorro (1959 Dell) 14
    Published Jun 1961 by Dell.

    Art by John Ushler. Photo cover features Guy Williams, star of Disney's Zorro TV series. Dell presents adventures of Johnston McCulley's masked avenger of Old California, based on the hit Walt Disney TV series. Zorro must act quickly to save a reckless youth from certain death; a nature story about prehistoric animals meeting their fates in the tar pits. The Monterey Bravo; The Trap; Diego's Secret; The Night Singer; Outlaw Swords; Nature's Death Trap; The Listener. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.