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Comic books March 1962

  • Issue #294
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 294
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1998865018
    • Staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Dial M for Monster, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Al Plastino; Aliens from Xnor come to visit Earth as tourists and are very annoying. Tricksy humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Halloween Pranks of the Bizarro-Supermen--Tales of the Bizarro World, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; On Bizarro world, it's the adults who wear masks and play pranks on Halloween; But when Bizarro No. 1 plays cruel tricks on him, Bizarro Krypto searches for a better companion; 1st Bizarro Marilyn Monroe, Bizarro President John F. Kennedy, and Bizarro Jerry Lewis. 36 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Adventures of the Jaguar (1961) 5

    Edited by Victor Gorelick. Cover by John Rosenberger. Stories by Robert Bernstein and John Rosenberger. Super-hero adventure stories in which the Jaguar battles death rays from space and such enemies as Cat-Girl. He also encounters his future wife. 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #10
    Amazing Adult Fantasy (1961) 10
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    • Paper: Off white to white

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Those Who Change; Scientists view the ancient past, but though they dont realize it they reshape history causing humans to evolve from reptiles. The Mark of the Toad; An evil uncle tries to kill a boy king, but his magic backfires and turns him into a toad. No Sign of Life. Man on a Tightrope; A young girl is friends with a tightrope walker past his prime. The man is killed in his last act, but his ghost returns to make his friend well again. Mister Universe. All scripts by Stan Lee, all art by Steve Ditko. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 69 #1
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 69 #1

    March 1962. Stories: "Epilogue" by Poul Anderson, "His Master's Voice" by Randall Garrett, "Uncalculated Risk" by Christopher Anvil, "Rough Beast" by Roger Dee, and "The Iron Jackass" by John Brunner. Science Fact feature, "Power Supplies for Space Vehicles" (conclusion) by J.B. Friedenberg. Cover by Schoenherr. Illustrations by Krenkel, Barberis, Morey, and Schoenherr. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #75
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 75
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    "Mr. Inferno," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty sells her soul to the Devil to gain Archie's affections, but it is revealed that Veronica did the same some time ago. Paris Fashions page featuring Veronica, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Sticky Business," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Items stick to Veronica's hands whenever she tells a lie; She can only get rid of them by telling the truth, which leads to some sticky situations. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals ad. "The Mimic," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie is afraid to contradict Veronica and just repeats everything she says; Betty learns ventriloquism and gets an Archie dummy. "A-weigh He Goes" one-page Li'l Jinx story, script and art by Joe Edwards. "Mirror, Mirror," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica buys a carnival fun-house mirror at an auction; The mirror has supernatural abilities which turn Betty and Veronica into the distorted images they see in the mirror. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #20
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 20
    • Cover detached.

    "The Big Story"; Reggie makes fun of Archie's reporting skills on the school newspaper, so Archie makes Reggie a reporter and gives him an assignment that will lead to unpleasant consequences. Archie Annual ad. "Too Much Help," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica want to meet a new boy, but all their attempts at flirting get sidetracked by their friends being "helpful." Archie Club News. "By Hook or Crook"; Jughead wanders into the Choklit Shop during a robbery. "Odor Wise," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Archie has a talent for identifying the brand of perfume the girls are wearing; Betty and Veronica try to see if he can follow them if they spray perfume every so often. "Positive Thinking!"; Reggie decides to practice the power of positive thinking. "Sleeping Booty"; Mr. Bunsenburner and Mr. Weatherbee think Jughead has been bitten by a tse tse fly and has contracted sleeping sickness. "Gift-Rapped"; Jughead is supposed to deliver a bottle of perfume as a birthday present for Miss Grundy, but the package gets switched with one containing explosives. "Horn of Plenty," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie and Reggie are trying out for Prof. Flutesnoot's band and have been taking oboe lessons. 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Attack (1962 3rd Series Charlton) 1

    Says "SPECIAL EDITION" in top right corner Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #146
    Batman (1940) 146
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1962 by DC.
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    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "Batman and Robin's Magical Powers," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; When the Dynamic Duo save the life of a magician, he gives the Caped Crusaders certain powers, not realizing that when Batman and Robin use these powers, Bat-Mite is actually responsible for their amazing abilities. One-page Jail Jests story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Secret of the Leopard Boy," script by Bill Finger, art by Sheldon Moldoff; The Caped Crusaders follow Smiley Fenton to Africa, who wants to get the diamonds stolen by Joe Taylor, whose plane crashed in the jungle. One-page Fingerprint Curios story, art by Morris Waldinger. "The Deadly Curse of Korabo," script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin are called to the mountains to uncover the mystery of a giant hand that has been killing mountain climbers. From Many Lands public service announcement, art by Lou Cameron. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #37
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 37
  • Issue #40
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 40

    Cover by Joe Kubert. "Three Caverns of Doom," script by France Herron, art by Joe Kubert; A magic crystal, created by an ancient sorcerer, is found by a man named Zenod, who uses its power for his own evil purposes; Two more crystals remain hidden underground, and Cave Carson and his friends are going to do whatever it takes to stop Zenod from retrieving the whole set. Statement of ownership - average paid circulation 245,000. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #83
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 83

    Bugs Bunny in "Bandido Dangers," "Helpful Horror," "Two Ears Before the Mast," and the "Wolf Way." Issue also has one-page gag strips, one-page text feature "The Suspect" on inside front cover, and Tweety and Sylvester in "Tweety Pie's Pie." No story/art credits given. Number/Month on cover: 10036-406, June Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #43
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 43

    Untitled one-page story; When a boy sees Casper sitting on thin air, Casper tries to make him think he can do it too. "Progress Is Wonderful"; After talking to himself about how everything should improve, Casper goes out into the forest and finds that nobody has to work anymore because whatever they need grows by itself. Untitled story; Nightmare finds a place to take a nap. "Too Much Is Too Much!"; Casper learns that the changes in the forest are due to the Helpful Wizard, who had heard Casper talking about improvement; But after checking back in with the forest folk, he finds that improvement isn't necessarily a good thing. "The Wizard Learns"; Casper convinces the Helpful Wizard to put things back the way they were. "Trouble with Peter!" text story; Twins Pat and Peter try to put one over on their mother. "The Vain Weathervane"; The winds get together to teach the vain weathervane a lesson. "Big Appetite Land"; Spooky falls into the underground world of Big Appetite Land. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #24
    Challengers of the Unknown (1958 DC 1st Series) 24

    "The Challengers Die at Dawn." While chasing a criminal in the Oriental jungle, the Challengers inadvertently commit a tribal error and must face a series of dangerous tests. "Multi-Man, Master of Earth." A pill restores Multi-Man's powers, and he intends on conquering Earth. Art and cover by Bob Brown. Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 235,000. Inside front cover: A letter from DC explains why, after so many years, DC now has to increase the cover price of their comics from 10c to 12c. One example they cite of rising prices in other areas is the cost of hot dogs. They "were a nickle, now they are at least a dime, 15c in most places." Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Combat (1961 Dell) 3
    Published Mar 1962 by Dell.

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

  • 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 #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 #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. 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.

  • Issue #3
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 3
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Tape on cover.
    • Label #1969492004
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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 (taped), heavy oxidation, staple rust, tape at centerfold.
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    • Interior complete. Near full length spine split (partially taped). Heavy taping on exterior and interior. Staples added (not manufacturing).
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    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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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Tape on Cover. U.K. Price Variant.
    • Label #2061314003

    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 #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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    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
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    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 #72
    Fox and the Crow (1951) 72
    Published Mar 1962 by DC.
  • Issue #92
    GI Combat (1952) 92
    Published Mar 1962 by DC.
    • Water damage.
    • 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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    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.

  • 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 #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
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    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.

    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 #10
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) 10
    • 1 3/4" spine split, cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • Cover detached.
    • Centerfold detached, cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover and centerfold detached, 5" cumulative spine split.
    • 3" spine split from base of comic.
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    • Paper: Off white
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    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Cover detached at one staple. 3" cumulative spine split. Water damage.

    Cover art by Murphy Anderson. The Fantastic Fingers of Felix Faust!, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bernard Sachs; Felix Faust learns that the Demons Three--Abnegezar, Rath, and Ghast--can only be freed from a spell involving the Red Jar of Calythos, the Green Bell of Uthool, and the Silver Wheel of Nyorlath, which were hidden long ago by their jailers, the Timeless Ones. Meanwhile, the Lord of Time unleashes warriors of the past and future on the present to steal for him; As the League tries to stop him, they disappear one by one and find themselves under the control of Felix Faust, who orders them to retrieve the items needed to free the Demons Three. Story mentions the Necronomicon and H.P. Lovecraft. Letter to the editor from comics writer Roy Thomas. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Konga (1961) 5

    Last 10-cent cover price. Cover art by Steve Ditko and Dick Giordano (planes and background art). Untitled story, art by Steve Ditko; Bob and Sandra are rescued from the Nazi's and inject Konga with the shrinking serum which works for a brief time; Konga is caught in a hydrogen bomb blast. "Dig For A Dragon" text story. "Strange Animals," pencils by Bill Molno; Facts about marsupials. "Lore of the Jungle," pencils by Bill Molno; Science facts about gorillas. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #13
    Life with Archie (1958) 13

    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. Meet the Creature [Part 1], script by Sy Reit, art by Samm Schwartz; The gang is staying at the Lodge's cabin when Archie and Reggie encounter a four-armed monster. The Thing Who Came to Dinner! [Part 2]; The gang is trapped inside the cabin by the monster outside and they figure out that it eats metal. Metal Muddle [Part 3]; The creature is still hungry, even after they've given it all the metal they can find. The Creature Departs! [Part 4]; Archie finally comes up with a way to drive the creature away; Mr. Lodge doesn't believe them when he returns. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #37
    Lil Genius (1954) 37
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Atomic Bunny back-up story. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Little Archie (1956) 22
    • 2 3/4" cumulative spine split.
    • Water damage.

    Cover art by Bob Bolling. Martians' Return, script and art by Bob Bolling; Abercrombie and Stitch, the Martians, return to Earth in a rocket ship cleverly disguised as a shooting star. Article on the Wright brothers. Tell The Tooth, script and art by Dexter Taylor; When Little Archie puts a tooth under his pillow, "Tooth Fairy" Fred has to go out in the snow to borrow some change. Movie Madness, script and art by Dexter Taylor; Fred and Mary go to the movies and leave Little Archie with a babysitter, but he sneaks out of the house, stows away in their car, and changes the program at the movie theatre. Caramel Has a Tale, script and art by Bob Bolling; When Betty and Ronnie comment on how lazy Betty's cat Caramel is, Caramel reveals that she has the ability to talk to them (but only while they're still small children). 84 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #78
    Little Dot (1953 1st Series) 78
  • Issue #162
    Little Lulu (1948 Dell/Gold Key) 162
    • Water damage.

    Handy Gift; The Fellers finally see the worth of Lulus sand bucket in the winter. Pops New Job; Lulu dreams that her pop goes to work for the Tiny Tots Tonic company. A Closed Issue; The Fellers get Lulu and Annie to build their igloo for them. Thin Ice; Tubby tries to make Lulu think he has fallen through the ice. Neatness Medal; Tubby doesnt want Lulu to tell anyone about the neatness medal his mother gave him. Little Itch and the Snow Ghost; Lulu tells Alvin about how Itch was scared by the poor little girls snowman ghost. The Carriers; Tubby thinks Chubby has a stack of cakes in boxes. One-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #20
    Love Diary (1958 Charlton) 20

    Last 10c cover priced issue. Stories by unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas, Vince Alascia and unknown. Featuring: "The Viking"; "One Road to Love"; "Policeman's Wife"; and "Holiday"! Plus: Molly never has time for boys...she doesn't need romance! Then why does she have to fight back the tears? Read..."A Boy for Cynthia"! Also: 2-page text story "Row for Love"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Ludwig Von Drake (1961) 3
    • Burns through cover and 2 wraps (slightly affects art and story)
  • Issue #69
    Mad (1955 Magazine #24 On) 69
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 2" Spine split from bottom.
    • Centerfold detached. 2" spine split from bottom.

    Cover art by Kelly Freas. Parody of Liberty Mutual Insurance print ads, art by Lester Krauss. "If Babies Could Take Parent Pictures," script by Don Reilly, art by Wally Wood; Comparison of the pictures adults take of babies with the pictures babies take of adults. "Mad Previews the Top News Stories of 1962," script by Larry Siegel, art by Joe Orlando; Satirical newspaper items of events yet to come. "The Lighter Side of the Dentist," script and art by Dave Berg. "The Painter," script and art by Don Martin. "Fight Songs For Schools That Can't Afford Major Sports," script by Frank Jacobs, art by George Woodbridge. "Model Building Kits for Adults," script by Frank Jacobs, art by Bob Clarke. "Spy Vs. Spy," script and art by Antonio Prohias. "If TV Shows Were Actually Like Their Capsule Descriptions," script by Earle Doud, art by Mort Drucker; Television shows act literally like their descriptions. "Some TV Ads We Never Got to See," script by Dick DeBartolo and Al Jaffee, art by Jack Rickard; Four satirical versions of the television ad for Imperial Margarine. "The Stone-Age Trend on TV," script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Mort Drucker; Adapting other television programs to the "Flintstones" formula. "Less Violent TV Shows," script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by George Woodbridge. "When Culture Comes to Top-Rated TV Shows," script by Larry Siegel, art by Mort Drucker; Injecting high-brow culture into "The Untouchables" and "American Bandstand." Parody of a Saturday Evening Post cover, art by Norman Mingo. 52 pgs., B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 22 #3
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 22 #3
  • Issue #2
    Magic Agent (1962) 2
    Published Mar 1962 by ACG.

    Stories by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Paul Reinman, Joe Sinnott and Pete Costanza. Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. A short-lived attempt to join the 1960s super-hero revival from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. John Force is an agent of the US government, with powers of telepathy and mind control that he uses against Americas enemies. Force seeks a missing ruby and crosses paths with the mysterious Mr. X. Missing: One Ruby!; Magic Movie; Mr. X Marks the Spot!; Danger Crosses the Border; Legion of Darkness! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.