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Comic books January 1962

  • Vol. 9 #4
    Climax (1957-1964 Macfadden 2nd Series) Vol. 9 #4
  • Issue #2
    Combat (1961 Dell) 2
    Published Jan 1962 by Dell.

    "Pearl Harbor." Art by Sam Glanzman. Painted cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #126
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  • Issue #127
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  • Issue #128
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  • Issue #129
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  • Issue #2
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  • Issue #15
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #16
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #124
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 124
  • Issue #56
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 56

    Last 10-cent cover price. Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Dennis Goes to Germany article. Talking Turkey starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Football Fever, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Reprints of daily Dennis the Menace cartoons by Hank Ketcham. Top Secret text story. Power Play text story. Shorty's Tall Stories; the story of The Lost Ravioli Mine. Groan-Up Dennis, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Jay North Visits Dennis Club article. 32 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #299
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 299
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    Cover art by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. "Prey of the Alien Hunters" starring Batman and Robin, art by Jim Mooney; Batman and Robin are abducted to another planet where they are hunted by a trio of aliens for the pleasure of the hunters employer; The Dynamic Duo overcome most of the obstacles and they join forces with the oppressed people of the planet to overthrown the emperor hunter. Lefty Looie humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. "Body-Guard for a Spy" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; Jones seems to be protecting a spy from Diane. "Aquaman's Secret Teacher" starring Aquaman, Aqualad, and Captain Bean, art by Nick Cardy; Captain Bean has been telling tall-tales about meeting Aquaman and helping him to the local children. Strangest Prison in the World text article. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 13 #1
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  • Vol. 13 #2
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  • Vol. 13 #3
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  • Vol. 13 #4
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  • Vol. 39 #1
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 39 #1

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  • Vol. 4 #6
    Escape to Adventure (1957) Vol. 4 #6

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    Volume 4 Issue 6 - January 1961. Men's adventure magazines featuring stories and articles. "The GIs and the Women Who Were Horses." 8 1/4-in. x 11-in., 82 pages, B&W Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #15
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 15

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    Features in this issue include: "Return of the Burn" (about makeup artist Bob Burns); Forry's take on Invasion of the Body Snatchers (he liked it, of course); short fiction (starring some famous monsters) by Charles Nuetzel and Viktor Vesperto; and more. Basil Gogos provides the painted cover of TV horror host Zacherley. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 11 #1
    Fantastic (1952-1980 Ziff-Davis/Ultimate) [Fantastic Science Fiction/Fantastic Stories of Imagination] Vol. 11 #1

    Volume 11, Issue 1 - January, 1962. Features "Hepcats of Venus" by Randall Garrett, and "The Human Zero" by Erle Stanley Gardner. 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #2
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 2
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2048831001
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    • Moisture damage to back cover.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Tape on interior cover.
    • Label #2021644003
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Last 10-cent issue. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. The Skrulls make their first appearance in "The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls From Outer Space!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; Four shape-changing Skrulls pose as the Fantastic Four and act as criminals while the true ones are in the country and recall their origin. Part 2 Prisoner of the Skrulls; The real FF is imprisoned by the government for their criminal acts; They escape and decide to flush out the imitating Skrulls. The Fantastic Four Fight Back!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. Thing pin-up by Kirby, inks by Klein. The Fantastic Four... Captured!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; The four Skrull spies are captured, forced to take on the form of cows and then hypnotized to forget all of their former lives. NOTE: This volume holds key clues to the Secret Invasion. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 15 #1
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    Volume 15 - Number 1, January 1962. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Articles include Mind over Matter - A new Breakthrough by Max B. Miller, Modern Black Magic by Nandor Fodor ad The Dread Astrologicla Conjunction of February 4th by George Cardnial LeGras. Stories include The Bots Who Caught a Flying Saucer by Curtis Fuller, Called Away in a Dream by Constance Foster, and We Built a Haunted House by Traver Barnhalz. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #45
    Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John/Charlton) 45

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    Cover by Don Perlin? & Vince Alascia? Stories by unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia and unknown. Featuring: "Breakdown"; "No Time For Mercy"; "Keep Your Head Down"; "Combat Tactics"; and the 1-page story "Lesson At Tarawa"! Plus: 2-page text story "Blow The Bridge"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #102
    Fightin' Navy (1956) 102

    Cover by Jack Abel? Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Molno, Charles Nicholas, Jack Abel? and Vince Alascia. Featuring: "The Wooden Pigeon"; "Surrender Or Die!"; and "Baltic Raider"! Plus: 1-page stories "They Call It Piracy" and "Most Human Ship Afloat"! Also: 2-page text story "Gallant Georgia"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    First Kiss (1957) 24

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    "Old Enough to Marry," "No More Waiting," and "Honeymoon Continued." Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Flintstones (1961 Dell/Gold Key) 3

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    No ads in book. Entire issue from cover to cover is comic stories and one page strips. The Flintstones in "Circus Daze," "Strolling By Starlight," "The Masked Bowlers," and "Temporary Genius." Issue also has Perry Gunnite (a parody of the Peter Gunn detective TV series) in "Out of the Picture" and a one-page text story "The Purple Pet." No art/story credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 9 #1
    For Men Only Magazine (1954-1977) Vol. 9 #1

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  • Issue #101
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 101
    Published Jan 1962 by ACG.

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    "Time is a Two-Way Thing!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Kurato Osaki"; art by Al Wenzel), "Convict #14612!" (script by Curt Carpenter, art by Bill Walsh), "The Revenge of Kolara!" (script by Hughes as "Greg Olivetti"; art by Tom Hickey), and "Castle Out of the Past!" Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1241
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 1241

    Indicia title is "SWEETIE PIE, No. 1241." Based on the "Sweetie Pie" newspaper strip. Pitcher's Plight; Sweetie Pie's natural talent makes Lester decide to have her pitch for his team, but Sweetie Pie knows next to nothing about baseball. Wax Workers; After waxing the living room floor, Sweetie Pie comes up with a scheme to turn the house into a skating rink. First Class Mailman; Sweetie Pie harasses the mailman, who won't give her a package until he gets to her house. Smart Girl; In the middle of the night, Sweetie Pie nags her father to get her a glass of water. Quite a Card; Donny and Sweetie Pie make some greeting cards. Talented Sprout; Sweetie Pie is part of a recital for her ballet class; but her work with the lights and on the stage crew causes nothing but problems. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1242
    Four Color (1942 Series 2) 1242

    Indicia title is "KING LEONARDO AND HIS SHORT SUBJECTS, No. 1242." Based on the animated TV cartoon show KING LEONARDO. The Bongo Drum Plot; Biggy Rat and Itchy Brother plan to overthrow Bongoland by using phony bongo drums. The Case of the Empty Bookcase; The beagle detective attempts to apprehend the cunning Fox in his latest crime of stealing library books. The Space Race; Tooter Turtle wants to be the first astronaut in space with the help of Mr. Wizard. Bubble Trouble; Biggy Rat and Itchy Brother attempt to depose King Leonardo by putting bubble soap in the moat surrounding the castle so that the King and Odie will float out while they are sleeping. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #71
    Fox and the Crow (1951) 71
    Published Jan 1962 by DC.

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  • Issue #91
    GI Combat (1952) 91
    Published Jan 1962 by DC.
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Heavy cover oxidation.

    First 12c cover-priced issue. Cover by Russ Heath and Jack Adler (washtone). Written by Robert Kanigher and Bob Haney. Art by Russ Heath, Irv Novick and Jerry Grandenetti. The Haunted Tank crew helps a turtle and are in return helped by the turtle in "The Tank and the Turtle!" by Robert Kanigher and Russ Heath. Starring the Haunted Tank, Jeb Stuart, Arch Asher, Rick Rawlins, Slim Stryker and General J.E.B. Stuart (ghost). Plus: "Wings for a Wash-Out!" by Bob Haney and Irv Novick; "Secret War for a Snowbird!" by Haney and Jerry Grandenetti; and 1-pager "Marine Air Squadrons." 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #85
    Girls' Love Stories (1949) 85

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    Featuring: 8 page story "Summer Guest"; 1 page Romance in Fashion story; 7 page story "Magic Moment"; 6 page story "A Timid Love"; 2 page From Barbara Miles, with Love letters page; 8 page story "Believe Me, Beloved" pencilled by John Romita, Sr. Cover pencils by John Romita, Sr.

  • Issue #81
    Girls' Romances (1950) 81
    Published Jan 1962 by DC.

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    How could he call it pity? All she felt for him was deep and boundless love...and all she wanted was to be eternally and..."Sincerely Yours," the cover-featured 8 page story pencilled by John Romita, Sr. Plus: 8 page story "These Three" drawn by Bill Draut; 7 page story "A Kiss from a Stranger"; 7 page story "Give Me an Hour"; 2 page Julia Roberts, Romance Counselor letters page. Cover pencils by John Romita, Sr. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Gorgo (1961) 5
    • 1 1/4" Spine split from top.
  • Issue #10
    Green Lantern (1960-1988 1st Series DC) 10
    • Staple rust.
    • Cover coming loose at one staple.
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split, cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at both staples.
    • 4" cumulative spine split with splitting to interior wraps. Cover detached. Centerfold and multiple wraps detached at one staple .

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. Prisoner of the Power Ring!, script by John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella; Dr. Jason Blanding shrinks his entire family to a sub-atomic level. Once there Green Lantern's ring energy begins to affect the sub-atomic world and Green Lantern has to travel there to rescue the Blanding family. The Origin of Green Lantern's Oath!, script by John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson; Green Lantern tells Pieface the story of his first three cases, on which his oath is based. Letter to the editor from editor E. Nelson Bridwell. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #68A
    Gunsmoke Western (1955 Marvel/Atlas) 68A

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    Corrected 12 cent edition (12 cent in price circle). Kid Colt Outlaw stars in "The Anatomy of a Gun Fight!" (art by Jack Keller). Other stories: "To the Last Man" (art by Don Heck?), "The Cowboy and the Soldier" (art by Paul Reinman), and "Rustler!" (art by Dick Ayers). All scripts by Stan Lee. Jack Kirby cover pencils. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #68B
    Gunsmoke Western (1955 Marvel/Atlas) 68B

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    Black circle variant, 10c cover on price is blacked out and replaced by 12 cents below. Kid Colt Outlaw stars in "The Anatomy of a Gun Fight!" (art by Jack Keller). Other stories: "To the Last Man" (art by Don Heck?), "The Cowboy and the Soldier" (art by Paul Reinman), and "Rustler!" (art by Dick Ayers). All scripts by Stan Lee. Jack Kirby cover pencils. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Hand of Fu Manchu PB (1962 Pyramid Novel) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Sax Rohmer. The advenuters of Nayland Smith continue as the fearless hero once again squares off with the diabolical Fu Manchu! Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 192 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #52
    Harvey Hits (1958) 52
    Published Jan 1962 by Harvey.

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    Casper and Nightmare

  • Issue #12
    Have Gun Will Travel (1960) 12

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    Photo Cover of Paladin (as played by Richard Boone). Stories by Paul S. Newman. Art by Giovanni Ticci and Alberto Giolitti. Have Gun, Will Travel stories "Lady Luck Runs Out" and "The Indian Heir"! Plus: Ned West, Gunsmith story "Collector's Item"; 1-page text story "The Coyote"; and the 1-page filler "Paddle Wheelers"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #75
    Heart Throbs (1949 Quality/DC) 75

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    First 12c cover priced issue. Cover pencils by John Romita, Sr. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring: "Too Good to be True"; "Imaginary Love"; "My Impatient Heart"; and "Holiday Love"! Plus: 1-page poem "How Do I Love Thee?" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning; 1-page Romance in Fashion filler; and 1-page text article "The Rhyme and Reason of Love and Romance"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 4 #3
    Hi-Life (1958 Wilmot Enterprises Inc.) The Live-It-Up Magazine for Gentlemen Vol. 4 #3

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Hold Me! SC (1962) 1-1ST
    Published Jan 1962 by Random House.

    Cartoons and stories by Jules Feiffer. 6-in. x 8-in. Softcover B&W Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Hold Me! SC (1962) 1-REP
    Published 1962 (est.) by Random House.

    Cartoons and stories by Jules Feiffer. 6-in. x 8-in. Softcover B&W Cover price $1.95.

  • Vol. 15 #1
    Hot Rod (1947 Petersen Publishing Company) Everybody's Automotive Magazine Vol. 15 #1

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    Volume 15, Issue 1 - January, 1962. 8" x 11", 124 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #43
    Hot Stuff (1957 Harvey) 43
  • Issue #118
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 118
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Secret of the Super-Gorillas," art by Howard Sherman; Two apes are mutated by a meteor, gaining increased intelligence and super-powers, which enable them to foil an alien invasion. Aquaman ad. Batman ad. "Riddle of the Boy-Genius," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Young Jimmy Gibbs is telepathically contacted by an alien boy who tells him how to create disasters, then fix them, until something goes wrong and he can't stop what he set in motion. "Clocks of Doom!" half-page filler, script and art by Mort Drucker; strange legends involving clocks. "The Secret of the Happy Pig!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman; Peter tells Mervin that the secret of really being happy is just to be yourself rather than trying to be like everyone else. "The Mystery of the Sorcerer's Squad," art by Ruben Moreira; A detective tries to catch a gang of crooks by tricking them into believing that three magic wands can help them in their crimes, but then it turns out that the wands really do work. Superman Annual ad. "War Against Witchcraft" article. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #52
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 52
    • 4" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Alien Trap That Backfired!", art by Howard Purcell; Three men on a hunting trip encounter alien invaders. Giant Batman Collection ad. "The Secret of the Happy Pig!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman; Peter tells Mervin that the secret of really being happy is just to be yourself rather than trying to be like everyone else. Half-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Curse of the Kung Lo Diamond," art by Howard Sherman; A cursed diamond is cut up into smaller diamonds and appears to be spreading the curse all over town. One-page Doctor Rocket story by Henry Boltinoff. Ad for the fourth Superman Annual. "Mystery of the Disappearing Islands" text story. "The Guardian Lion-Man," script by Jack Miller, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; The nation of San Morro has been free of crime for centuries through the supernatural protection of El Leone, the Lion-Man; When Mark Merlin comes to San Morro to investigate the legend, he is tricked by Count Tassini into revealing how El Leone can be overcome so that the count can steal the country's crown jewels. Aquaman ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #34
    I Love Lucy (1954 Dell) 34

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