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Comic books June 1961

  • 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 (1960-1962 Dell) 9

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    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • 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"! 36 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 (1960-1990 Harvey 1st Series) 6

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    Cover has Wendy and Casper. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Wendy stars in: "The Uninvited Guest"; "Tiny Terror"; untitled 1-pager; and untitled 2-pager. Also in this issue: Casper in "Stop Clowning"; Spooky in "Who?"; and 1-page text stories "The Name's the Same" and "Jungle Justice"! Characters in this issue: Wendy; Thelma; Zelma; Velma; Mooching Minnie (introduction); Casper; Ghostly Trio; Danny Deer (introduction); Donny Deer (introduction); Spooky; Poil; Bat Belfry. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 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 detached at one staple. 1" Spine split from top.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split with splitting to interior wraps.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Zorro (1959-1961 Dell) 14

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    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. 36 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.15.