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Comic books October 1961

  • Issue #10
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    Published Oct 1961 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #281
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 281
    Published Oct 1961 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Shelly Moldoff. "The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; Superman meets Professor Dunn who visited Krypton and meet Jor-El before Krypton exploded. Using the Professor's "Matter-Radio" plans two crooks are on a crime spree. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. Did You Vote for a New Hair Style for Linda (Supergirl) Lee? illustration by Jim Mooney. "The Secret of the Time-Barrier!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; The effects of Lesla-Lar's ray have still stripped Supergirl of her powers, but when Superman takes her into the past it is discovered that her super powers return in other time periods. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #289
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 289
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1102851025
    • 7 1/4" spine split.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Legion cameo (statues) in Clark Kent's Super-Father starring Superboy, script by Robert Bernstein, art by George Papp; Jax-Ur poses as Super-Dad. Tricksy humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Bizarro's Amazing Buddies--Tales of the Bizarro World, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; Bizarro appears before Mary Shelley and inspires her classic novel; he meets Titano, but the people of Bizarro World believe he stole the idea from the King Kong movie. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 71

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    Last 10c cover-priced issue. Written by Bob Oksner and Mort Drucker. Art and Cover by Mort Drucker. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, encounters royalty in an untitled 3-part story by Bob Oksner (story) and Mort Drucker (art). Plus: Teen Dictionary gag strips by Drucker. And: Inside Hollywood article. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64EAST
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 64EAST

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    East Coast Edition. Big Boy in "The Buried Treasure of Redbeard the Pirate!" and Nugget in "The Cat's Meow". Cover and art by Sol Brodsky. 7-in. x 10-in., 16 pages, FC, newsprint. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64WEST
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 64WEST

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    West Coast Edition. Big Boy in "The Buried Treasure of Redbeard the Pirate!" and Nugget in "The Cat's Meow". Cover and art by Sol Brodsky. 7-in. x 10-in., 16 pages, FC, newsprint. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Adventures of the Jaguar (1961) 2

    Edited by Victor Gorelick. Cover by John Rosenberger. Stories by Robert Bernstein and John Rosenberger. Super-hero adventure stories in which the Jaguar battles such villains as Gulliver of the Jungle, the Bacteria Brutes, and the Sinister Space Whale. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
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  • Issue #74
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  • Issue #75
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  • Issue #76
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  • Issue #36
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    Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #37
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    Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #87
    All American Men of War (1952) 87

    Edited by Robert Kanigher. Cover by Ross Andru and Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Irv Novick, Hank Chapman, Jack Abel, Morris Waldinger, and Tom Nicolisi. Adventure tales of war and the military, including some humor—go into combat with All American Men of War! Letter page art by Joe Kubert. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Amazing Adventures (1961 1st Series) 5
    • 2" spine split from bottom.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, inks by Dick Ayers and Steve Ditko. The Escape of...Monsteroso!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A circus owner finds a dead alien in Africa and brings it to the United States for a museum; The alien turns out to be alive, and then goes on a rampage; It turns out that it is only a confused child, and its parents arrive to retrieve it. T.V. or...? text story. The Watchers!, script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A brilliant scientist believes that human ingenuity is guided by unseen advanced creatures, not knowing that his janitor is one such creature. The Joker!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A practical joker thinks that aliens are his victims playing a joke on him, but they are real aliens and take him to an off world zoo. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 35 #10
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  • Vol. 68 #2
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 68 #2

    October 1961. Stories: "Sense of Obligation" (part 2) by Harry Harrison, "Lion Loose" by James H. Schmitz, "Love Me True" by Gordon Dickson, "The Asses of Balaam" by David Gordon, and "The Man Who Played to Lose" by Larry M. Harris. Science fact feature, "Report on the Electric Field Rocket" by G. Harry Stine. Cover by Schoenherr. Illustrations by Schoenherr, Douglas, and van Dongen. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #55
    Andy Panda (1953 Dell) 55

    Walter Lantz' Andy Panda. Cover by John Carey. Stories by Carl Fallberg and various. Art by Lynn Karp and Vivie Risto. Featuring the tales "The Hypnotic Flight," "The Unexpected Visitor" and "The Strataship Trip," plus the 1-page story "Pooch moocher" and half-page story "Sound idea"! Starring Andy Panda, Charlie Chicken, Polly Panda (aunt of Andy Panda), Miranda Panda and Buzz Buzzard! Also: Chilly Willy in "Half-Pint Husky"! Starring Chilly Willy, Wally Walrus, Bully Bear (villain) and Sammy seal! And: Woody Woodpecker in the 1-page story "The puzzlement"! Plus: Homer Pigeon in the 1-page text story "Down in Front"! Starring Homer Pigeon, Carrie Pigeon and Red Cardinal! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #70
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 70

    Cover by Bob White(?). "Point of View," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Though warned by Archie of the monsters that live on Bleak Island, the girls still take a boat over for a picnic. "The Letter"; Archie receives letters from Veronica, who's on a South American vacation; Each letter contains a picture of Veronica with a different local guy. "Love Is Blind," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Everyone hates the sloppy clothes that Veronica is wearing, except Archie; He loves it, until Betty copies her style. "Summer Madness," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica models six different bathing suits for Archie. "A Weighty Problem," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica starts working out, so she can eat more ice cream. "One Man Out" one-page Shrimpy story, script and art by Joe Edwards. "Diamond Doings," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie umpires an all-girl baseball game at the Riverdale picnic, and is the only winner when the game gets rained out. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #58
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 58
  • Issue #15
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) 15

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    Cover by Samm Schwartz. "The Teen-Age Machine Age," art by Orlando Busino; The wonders of the electronic world are put to use for teenagers in such machines as the Teachitron, Jukeboxitron, and Snack-O-Mat. "If Girls Ran Baseball!", pencils by Bob White; A look at what would happen if girls ran to baseball, including changes to base shapes, uniforms, team names, and sports announcers. Ad for BATS magazine. "Wild West Days," art by Orlando Busino; A look at teen-agers in the frontier days. "New Sources of Energy," art by Joe Edwards; Ways to utilize energy generated by teen-agers, including dialing the phone energy, striking out energy, and erasing energy. "Shop Squawk!", pencils by Tom Moore; Pop decides to make his shop more peaceful by replacing the soda fountain with an automated soda machine. "The Invention of Kissing!", pencils by Bob White; A look at Louie the Lip, who discovered kissing after he leaned in too far to show a nurse his lip injury. Ads for Archie Giant Series Magazines, The World of Jughead. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 39
  • Issue #8
    Bat Masterson (1960) 8
  • Issue #143
    Batman (1940) 143
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1961 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Centerfold coming loose at staples.

    Last 10-cent cover price. Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Twice-Told Tale of Batman and Robin," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; After the Caped Crusaders round up a gang of jewel thieves, Robin fantasizes how the adventure would be retold in the future as a mythological tale involving giants and flying creatures. Half-page Jail Jests story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Blind Batman," script by Arnold Drake, art by Sheldon Moldoff; A bump on the head renders Batman blind temporarily, so he creates a set of radar ear plugs that allows him to combat criminals. A Message from Otto the Robot! public service announcement, art by Bernard Baily. "Bat-Hound and the Creature," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; While the Caped Crusaders battle Lippy Yates and his gang, Ace befriends a giant alien being, who eventually saves Batman's life. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
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  • Issue #38
    Battlefield Action (1957) 38
  • Issue #10
    Beep Beep The Road Runner (1960 Dell) 10

    Comic book adventures of the famous Warner Bros. cartoon characters The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. The Road Runner in "Weather-Wise Guys," "The Chummy Dummy," "Little Bo Beep," and "Tickle Pickle." Issue also has one-page gag strips, one-page text feature "The Chapeau Show," and Daffy Duck in "Turnabout House." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #35
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 35
  • Issue #4
    Black Magic Vol. 8 (1961) 4
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom.

    "Caged," "The Monster," "Companion," "Carrier," and "Earth's Core!" Bob Powell art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #165
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 165

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    Cover by Dick Dillin & Sheldon Moldoff. Stories by Dave Wood? and Jack Miller? Art by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Three stories! "The League of Anti-Blackhawks (Chapter 1)" - The Owl recruits three villains for the Anti-Blackhawk League in order to have them steal chemicals required for his super-weapons. Plus: "The Menace of the Space Being (Chapter 2)" - The Blackhawks discover that the Owl is in reality a space being. Blackhawk poses as the Buzzard, but is caught in the middle of a double-cross the Owl pulls on his partners. And: "Trackdown of Blackhawk Island" - A strange alien substance lands on Blackhawk Island and sends out a strange rainbow beam that threatens to reveal the island's secret location. Also: 1-page text story "Crime a la Carte" - After being discharged as a pilot after causing a plane crash, Denning plots revenge on an airline by impersonating a co-pilot and planning to steal $500,000 in securities. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
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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.

  • Issue #38
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 38
  • Issue #11
    Casper's Ghostland (1958) 11

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  • Vol. 11 #100
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    Published Oct 1961 by Fawcett.

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    Volume 11, issue 100 - December, 1961. Men's interest magazine featuring War, Hunting, and Adventure stories, along with cartoons, and in later issues nude photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 102 Pages B&W. mature readers. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 17 #3
    Charley Jones' Laugh Book (1943 Jayhawk Press) Vol. 17 #3

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    Cartoons and jokes by readers and artists of the time. 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 64 pages, Text,(with B&W Illustrations and photos) Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #113
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  • Issue #114
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  • Issue #115
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  • Issue #116
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  • Issue #9
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #10
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #27
    Daffy Duck (1956 Dell/Gold Key) 27

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring the tales "The Charming Chump," "Foes in Fairyland," "Fair play" and "Duck hunting daze"! Starring Daffy Duck, Pepé Le Pew and Elmer Fudd! Plus: 1-page gag strips "Litter fit" and "Cape cadet"; Speedy Gonzales story "The slick hat trick"; and the 1-page Little Pancho Vanilla text story "The penpoint puzzle"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #122
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 122
  • Issue #50
    Dell Giant (1959) 50
    Published Oct 1961 by Dell.

    Little Lulu and Witch Hazel Trick 'N' Treat (October 1961) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #296
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 296

    Cover art by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. "The Menace of the Planet-Master" starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin fight a criminal called the Planet-Master, whose crime-costumes are modeled around the motif of the nine planets of the solar system; Using these special designed costumes for crimes, the Planet Master manages to outmatch the Dynamic Duo on every occasion until they find a clue that points towards a scientist called Irvin Norbet; Once in Norbet's place, the Dynamic Duo learn that the man is a mild mannered professional and that he had discovered a secret closet in his laboratory, known only to his assistant Edward Burke. Lefty Looie humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Alien Bodyguard" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; When Diane loses her memory, J'Onzz has to protect her without her knowledge. "The Mystery of Demon Island!" starring Aquaman and Aqualad, art by Nick Cardy; Aquaman and Aqualad solve the mystery of the Sea Demon that is taking the native's valuables. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #79
    Donald Duck (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 79

    #79, 9-10/61 15c. Issue features "The Money Muddle" in which Scrooge tries to teach the value of money to Donald and the nephews, "The Mysterious Pyramid," and "Mummy Case Caper." Issue also has Goofy in "The Bell Hopper," a one-page text story "The Hungry Hero," and one-page gag strips (including one by Carl Barks). Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 12 #40
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  • Vol. 12 #41
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  • Vol. 12 #42
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  • Vol. 12 #43
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