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Comic books March 1962

  • Issue #137
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  • Issue #138
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  • Issue #17
    Comic Album (1958) 17
    • Interior complete. Piece missing on back cover that interrupts art. Cover detached at one staple.

    Space Mouse Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
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  • Issue #19
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #20
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #28
    Daffy Duck (1956 Dell/Gold Key) 28
  • Issue #57
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 57

    First 15-cent cover price. Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. A note from the publisher explaining why the cover price went up. The Great Teddy Tizzy, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Shorty's Tall Tales. The Helikite text story. Reprints of daily Dennis the Menace cartoons by Hank Ketcham. The Snow Hound, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Big Bu$ine$$, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. More News of Dennis Fans article. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2
    Dennis the Menace Television Special (1961) 2

    # 2 on cover. Spring 1962. Giant size. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #301
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 301

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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Condemned Batman" starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batmans body is altered by a scientific accident to make him radiate heat uncontrollably and to be only able to breathe methane gas, a condition of which the criminal Brains Beldon capitalizes on; Batman is forced to work from a special flying capsule against the crooks, who also try to eliminate the Dark Knight; During the last encounter, Batman tries to stop the criminals when he is struck by a high tension cable. Strange Laws humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Mystery of the Martian Marauders" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; Alvin Reeves fixes the robot brain and brings Martian Marauders to Earth; Jonzz follows him back to Mars and after this can return at any time. From Many Lands... public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Lou Cameron. Easy, now, lad, I don't want to hurt you!" humor half-page starring O'Malley of the 4th Precinct by Irwin Hasen. Warden Willis humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 6 #4
    Dude (1956-1981 Mystery-Dugent Publishing) Vol. 6 #4

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  • Issue #2
    Dunc and Loo (1961) 2
    Published Mar 1962 by Dell.

    Dunc and Loo in "Blind Date," "Town Haul," and "Model Maker." Loo in "Losers Sweepers." Dunc in "The Doormen." Li'l Petey in "Nightmare Neighborhood." Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 13 #9
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  • Vol. 13 #10
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  • Vol. 13 #11
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  • Vol. 13 #12
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  • Vol. 13 #13
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  • Vol. 39 #3
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 39 #3

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  • Vol. 5 #1
    Escape to Adventure (1957) Vol. 5 #1

    Volume 5, Issue 1 - March 1962. Men's adventure magazine featuring stories, articles and nude photos. Cover by Victor Olson. "The Sexual Side of Arson!", "The Rattlesnake Murders of the Lustful Barber!", "Motorcycling: Sport or Mayhem?", "The Restaurant with Nudes on the Menu!", "Escape from the Torture Dungeon of the Fourth Reich!". 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 84 pages, B&W Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 57 #3
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 57 #3

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  • Issue #16
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 16
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    Features in this issue include: "The Clown at Midnight" (a piece on the nature of horror by Robert "Psycho" Bloch); "The Man Who Lost his Face" (by makeup artist Dick Smith); an AIP contest; and more. FM poster child Basil Gogos painted the Lon Chaney cover. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 11 #3
    Fantastic (1952-1980 Ziff-Davis/Ultimate) [Fantastic Science Fiction/Fantastic Stories of Imagination] Vol. 11 #3

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    March, 1962. 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #3
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 3
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1497573002
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Tape on cover.
    • Label #1969492004
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
    • Label #1C888A-016
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    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Heavy cover oxidation.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, tape repair.

    First 12-cent issue. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. First appearance of the Miracle Man in "The Menace of the Miracle Man!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky; The Miracle Man performs his super-villain debut at his magic show by humiliating the Thing. Johnny Storm the Human Torch! Pin-Up Page, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. Chapter II "The Monster Lives!"; Miracle Man declares war on humanity and animates a movie monster statue. Chapter III "The Flame that Died!"; Human Torch torches the animated Monster from Mars-statue and Invisible Girl stowes away on the atomic tank that Miracle Man has stolen. Chapter IV "In the Shadow of Defeat!"; The Thing recalls the origin of the Fantastic Four while the Invisible Girl is taken prisoner by Miracle Man. Chapter V "The Final Challenge!" This issue features the first appearances of the FF costumes and the Fantasticar. First FF letters page; letter to the editor from comics artist Alan Weiss. (For the original, unused Kirby/Dick Ayers cover to this issue, see Fantastic Four 224.) 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3UK
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    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of american edition except for cover price.
    First 12-cent issue. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. First appearance of the Miracle Man in "The Menace of the Miracle Man!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky; The Miracle Man performs his super-villain debut at his magic show by humiliating the Thing. Johnny Storm the Human Torch! Pin-Up Page, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. Chapter II "The Monster Lives!"; Miracle Man declares war on humanity and animates a movie monster statue. Chapter III "The Flame that Died!"; Human Torch torches the animated Monster from Mars-statue and Invisible Girl stowes away on the atomic tank that Miracle Man has stolen. Chapter IV "In the Shadow of Defeat!"; The Thing recalls the origin of the Fantastic Four while the Invisible Girl is taken prisoner by Miracle Man. Chapter V "The Final Challenge!" This issue features the first appearances of the FF costumes and the Fantasticar. First FF letters page; letter to the editor from comics artist Alan Weiss. (For the original, unused Kirby/Dick Ayers cover to this issue, see Fantastic Four 224.) 36 pgs. $0.12.

  • Vol. 15 #3
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    Volume 15 - Number 3, March 1962. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Articles and Stories include Science Studies Death by Frank Edwards, Sir Edmund Hillary's Scalp by Ivan T. Sanderson, i Turned my Back on a Ghost by MacKinlay Kantor, and Crystal Skull of Doom by John Sinclair. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #31
    Fightin' Air Force (1956) 31

    Cover by Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani. Stories by Joe Gill? Art by Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani, Jack Abel, Bill Molno?, Vince Alascia and unknown. Featuring: "Mousey"; "They Do Belong!"; and "The Final Victory"! Plus: 1-page text story "Frantic Flight"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #127
    Flash (1959 1st Series DC) 127
    Published Mar 1962 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. The Reign of the Super-Gorilla!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; Grodd falls in love with Boka, a female gorilla, but Boka is set to marry Solovar; Grodd uses neo-magnetic radiation to make everyone love him; Boka becomes Grodds queen, and he rules Gorilla City. The Mystery of the Troubled Boy!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; Wally searches for his friend Tommy Elkins, who has skipped school and is missing. Amazing Speeds fact page. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #4
    Flintstones (1961 Dell/Gold Key) 4

    No ads in book. Entire issue from cover to cover is comic stories and one and two-page strips. The Flintstones in "Big Business Boo Boo" (a story remarkably similar to the 1954 "I Love Lucy" TV show episode "Million Dollar Idea"), "Roughing It," "The Boarder Battle," "Silly Superstitions," and "One, Two, Three, Fore!" Issue also has Perry Gunnite (a parody of the Peter Gunn detective TV series) in "A Case of Trouble" and a one-page text story "The Ghost of Sunset Cliffs." No art/story credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #22
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  • Vol. 9 #3
    For Men Only Magazine (1954-1977) Vol. 9 #3

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  • Issue #102
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 102

    "The Hand of the Unknown!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea"; art by Pete Costanza), "A Matter of Identity" (art by John Rosenberger?), and "Elmer Gets the Most Striking Dates!" (script by Hughes as "Pierre Olonzo"; art by Ogden Whitney). Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 178,600. Whitney cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1252
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 1252
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2014721006

    Indicia title is "ANDY GRIFFITH, No. 1252." Photo cover of Andy Taylor (as played by Andy Griffith), Opie Taylor (Ron Howard), Barney Fife (Don Knotts), and Aunt Bea (Frances Bavier). Barney's Badge; Barney can't find his badge. Opie's Secret; Opie is going into the woods by himself in the afternoons; Andy asks Barney to keep an eye on him; Barney gets lost in the woods and Andy and Opie have to go look for him. The Shooting Match; Andy and Barney have a shooting contest. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1289
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 1289

    Indicia title is "ELLERY QUEEN, No. 1289." Painted cover art. The Voodoo Victim; Ellery and Inspector Queen get involved with voodoo when they go to Haiti to bring back a man suspected of smuggling rifles to rebels in several South American countries. The Curse of Kane; Ellery has to find out which of Ken Kane's three brothers and sisters is trying to kill him in order that the family estate can be sold. Omens; Facts about how the Romans read natural events as omens. Voodoo; facts about Voodoo. Pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Frank Giacoia. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1311
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 1311

    Indicia title is "ROCKY AND HIS FRIENDS, No. 1311." Cover art by Al Kilgore. Muscle Bound Moose, script by Al Kilgore; Ivan Hoodnik, who has replaced Boris Badenov, tries to get rid of Bullwinkle by offering him a free membership in a health club. Boris sabotages Hoodnik's plans. Cotton Pickin' Inventor, script and art by Al Kilgore. Babe in Troy-Land, script and art by Al Kilgore. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #72
    Fox and the Crow (1951) 72
    Published Mar 1962 by DC.

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  • Issue #92
    GI Combat (1952) 92
    Published Mar 1962 by DC.
    • .5" Spine split from top. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold and three wraps detached at one staple, 2 1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Jerry Grandenetti and Jack Adler (washtone). Written by Robert Kanigher, Jack Miller, Bob Haney and Hank Chapman. Art by Jerry Grandenetti, Irv Novick and Jack Abel. With the Haunted Tank knocked out, the men inside must make like regular infantry and stop a German Tiger tank in "The Tank of Doom!" by Robert Kanigher and Jerry Grandenetti. Starring the Haunted Tank, Jeb Stuart, Arch Asher, Rick Rawlins, Slim Stryker and General J.E.B. Stuart (ghost). Plus: "No Place Like the Front!" by Jack Miller and Irv Novick; "The Desert Wins 'Em All" by Bob Haney and Grandenetti; "Battle of the Bugles!" by Hank Chapman and Jack Abel; and 2-pager "The Tridents...Battle Story of the 97th Infantry Division." 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #11
    Green Lantern (1960-1988 1st Series DC) 11
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust with migration. 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Water damage.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1616231016

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella. The Strange Trial of Green Lantern!, script by John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella; Sinestro tries to mind control Hal Jordan. Hal's behavior gets him called before the Green Lantern Corps. Trail of the Missing Power Ring!, script by John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella; Hal Jordan loses his power ring and it's found by a child. Letter to the editor from comic artist Joe Staton. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 6 #3
    Guilty Detective Story Magazine (1956-1963 Feature Publications) Pulp Vol. 6 #3

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  • Issue #69
    Gunsmoke Western (1955 Marvel/Atlas) 69

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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Stories by Stan Lee and unknown. Art by Jack Keller, Jack Kirby, Don Heck, Dick Ayers and Joe Maneely. Why did Kid Colt fear to draw against the deadly Hunk Horgan? Find out in "I'm Callin' Yuh Yellow, Kid Colt!" by Stan Lee and Jack Keller. Also in this issue: "The Betrayer!" by Lee, Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; "The Toledo Kid!" by Lee and Don Heck; "The Gunslinger" by Lee and Ayers; and 2-page text story "The Slacker" with illo by Joe Maneely, reprinted from Western Outlaws (1954 Atlas) #15. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #54
    Harvey Hits (1958) 54
    Published Mar 1962 by Harvey.

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    Stumbo the Giant issue. "Tis a Tall One"; His home town does not believe O'Floodle's tales of Stumbo until they meet him. 2 one-page Hot Stuff stories. "The Cloud Buster"; Stumbo battles a storm cloud. "Mighty Nosey"; Stumbo becomes a people watcher. "The Homeless Kitten" text story starring Katy the Kitten. Casper ad. "The Terrible Tiger" text story starring Tony Tiger. Little Dot ad. "All His Very Own"; Hot Stuff gets a volcano home. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #76
    Heart Throbs (1949 Quality/DC) 76

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    Cover pencils by John Romita, Sr. Stories by unknown. Art by John Romita, Sr., Bill Draut? and unknown. Featuring: "Token of Tears"; "A Summer Interlude"; "Dreamers Wake Up"; and "Memory of Love"! Plus: 1-page Charm in Romance filler; 1-page Omen of Love filler; and letters page by Ann Martin, Couselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

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

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  • Issue #A-5
    Hidden World (1961 Pulp) A-5

    Spring 1962 Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #11
    High School Confidential Diary (1960) 11

    Cover pencils by Charles Nicholas. Stories by unknown. Art by Joe Sinnott, Charles Nicholas, Vince Colletta, Vince Alascia and unknown. Featuring: "I Wanted Him for Myself"; "The Personal Essence"; "Bundles of Love"; "Those Lovely Lies"; and "Unlovely"! Plus: letters page (2 pages) by Harold Gluck. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Hot Stuff (1957 Harvey) 45
  • Issue #120
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 120

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. Featuring: 7 page story "The Secret Hero of Center City" drawn by Alex Toth; 7 page story "The Gift That Wiped Out Time" drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos; 9 page story "The Cat-Man of Kanga Peak" drawn by Howard Purcell. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #53
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 53

    "The Secret Seven of Staleyville," "The Creatures That Changed the Future" (art by Howard Purcell), and "Mark Merlin's Giant Double." Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 205,000. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 12 #1
    If Worlds of Science Fiction (1952 Pulp Digest) Vol. 12 #1

    March, 1962. Cover by John Pederson Jr. Science fiction stories by Poul Anderson, Stephen Barr, Keith Laumer, Him Harmon, Frank Banta, James Stamers, R. A. Lafferty. Illustrations by Mack, Dyas, Burns, Thall, Smith. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 24 #5
    Jack and Jill (1938) Vol. 24 #5
    Published Mar 1962 by Curtis.

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    Volume 24, Issue 5 - March 1962. Children's activity and story magazine. Ginny Tiu, The China Doll! 66 Pages. PC/PB&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #78
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 78

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Kraggoom! The Creature Who Caught an Astronaut!," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; An exiled gaseous alien criminal named Kraggoom waits in Earth orbit for the first human astronaut in order to enter his body and possess his mind, returning to Earth as a conqueror. "Time Machine" text story, art by Reed Crandall. "The Sorcerer," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A stranger appears at a gas station and asks for a job. He has mysterious powers, and is eventually attacked by supernatural beings. "The Clutching Hand," art by Joe Sinnott; The producers of an oddities exhibit strike it rich when a suspended hand appears in their booth. "Monsters on Mercury!," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; On Christmas eve, the first group of astronauts to land on Mercury encounter a group of friendly telepathic aliens who make them a Christmas tree. Ad for Amazing Adult Fantasy. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.