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Comic books June 1961

  • 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.