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Comic books April 1962

  • Issue #4
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    Published Apr 1962 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #287
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 287
    Published Apr 1962 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Perry White's Manhunt for Superman!", script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman must overcome the effects of Red Kryptonite which is giving him nightmares and stop Rava and the Superman Revenge Squad. Untitled Chief Hot Foot story by Henry Boltinoff. "Supergirl's Greatest Challenge!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl helps out Legionnaires; then defeats Chameleon Men imposters. Letter to the editor from comics historian Jerry Bails. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 138 #4
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Vol. 138 #4

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    Volume 138, Issue 4 - April 1962. Cover by Raphael DeSoto. "The Place Where the Bad Girls Were!" Men's fiction and non-fiction adventure stories. Illustrations by Santo Sorrentino, John Kuller, Norman Saunders, Al Rossi, Bruce Minney. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 84 pages, B&W - Mature Readers. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #295
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 295
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465450002

    The Duel of the Superboys!, script by Bill Finger, art by George Papp. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Kookie Super-Ape--Tales of the Bizarro World, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; Bizzaro-Titano wrestles Bizzaro-Lois; 1st Bizarro Titano. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #74
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 74

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    Written by Bob Oksner and Mort Drucker. Art and Cover by Mort Drucker. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, gets involved in the health industry in an untitled 3-part story by Bob Oksner (story) and Mort Drucker (art). Plus: Beat Nick gag strips by Drucker; Teen Age gag strips by Drucker; and Inside Hollywood article. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #70
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 70

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  • Issue #18
    Adventures of the Fly (Fly Man) (1959) 18

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    Edited by Victor Gorelick. Cover by John Rosenberger. Stories by Robert Bernstein and John Rosenberger. Archie Comics amiable and agile super-hero The Fly battles an assortment of nefarious villains, including the Monster Fly. The Fly also visits Fly World and teams with Fly Girl. 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
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  • Issue #100
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  • Issue #101
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  • Issue #102
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  • Issue #38
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    Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #90
    All American Men of War (1952) 90

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    Johnny Cloud in "Wingmate of Doom," "The 24 Hour Ace," and "Target Destroyed--Maybe!" Edited by Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Jerry Grandenetti, Bob Haney, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Hank Chapman, and Henry Boltinoff. Adventure tales of war and the military, including some humor—go into combat with All American Men of War! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Statement of ownership--average copies sold, 205,000. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #11
    Amazing Adult Fantasy (1961) 11
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    Cover art by Steve Ditko. In Human Form!; Alien invaders send a shapeshifting scout to disguise himself as one of Earth's dominant life form, but he mistakenly takes the form of a mosquito and is swatted. For the Rest of Your Life!; Jupiter's courts are thought soft, but their convicts are actually imprisoned for life within an illusion of freedom. The Secret of the Universe!; A rocket is built which travels faster than light in order to probe the edge of the visible universe, but the volunteer pilot de-ages to infancy during the trip, curing him of his terminal disease. The Ice Monster Cometh! Where Walks the Ghost? All scripts by Stan Lee, all art by Steve Ditko. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 36 #4
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  • Vol. 69 #2
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 69 #2

    April 1962. Stories: "Mercenary" by Mack Reynolds, "A Slave is a Slave" by H. Beam Piper, "Toy Shop" by Harry Harrison, and "The Circuit Riders" by R.C. Fitzpatrick. Science Fact feature, "Suppressed Invention" by John W. Campbell. Cover by Schoenherr. Illustrations by Birmingham, Brey, and Schoenherr. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #2
    Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 2
    • 1" spine split from bottom. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Captain Sykes' Deadly Missions, script by Jack Miller, art by Nick Cardy; Aquaman and Aqualad must find two treasures for Captain Sykes or he won't release the ship he has captured. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Facts on Fish educational page by Henry Boltinoff. The Fastest Fish Alive article. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #127
    Archie (1943) 127

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    Cover by Bob White. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and Terry Szenics. Jughead tries everything he can think of to cure Archie's hiccups in "The Cure"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "No Dogs Allowed!" by Joe Edwards; it's too cold for the "Polar Bear Club" to go swimming in the lake, but the club President Archie tries to go swimming anyway in the 1-pager "Deep Freeze"; Archie and Jughead are assigned to rake the leaves outside the school, but the leaves keep winding up in Mr. Weatherbee's office in "Leave It To Grundy"; Mr. Lodge rigs up an expensive security system to keep Archie out of his house, but Archie keeps getting in without apparent effort in "The Unwanted"; and Archie is having "One Of Those Days" when he's unusually clumsy and destructive, and everyone, including his mother, friends and teachers, is scared to be near him! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #76
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 76

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    Cover by Dan DeCarlo. "Poetic Justice," art by Dan DeCarlo; When The girls ask Jughead what they should give Archie for Valentines Day he responds with, "His freedom!" He then tricks the girls into a Valentines Day card contest he knows they both will lose. "Snap Shots From Betty's Album"; Nine pictures from Betty's life that show her losing Archie to Veronica, that she sees as successes. "Two Lost Souls," art by Dan DeCarlo; The Girls become part of an all-girl rescue squad called Girl Guides; Archie Calls the girls for rescue from a snow storm. "Color-Full" one-page Li'l Jinx story, script and art by Joe Edwards. Article about Uncle Tom's Cabin and its author, Mrs. Stowe. "Poetic Image," art by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica discovers she has a magic mirror; It shows her images of Betty making time with Archie, but when she goes and finds Betty, Archie is never there. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #61
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 61

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  • Issue #18
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) 18

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    "The Phantom's Comeback!", pencils by Bob White; The Phantom of the Opera is out of date; He decides to re-invent himself as a rock 'n' roll singer. "Followed!", pencils by Bob White; A man notices a big ugly man following him and tries to elude him; The man finally catches up to him and there's a twist ending. Ads for Archie's Pals 'n' Gals, Betty and Veronica Spectacular. "Charming Choice!", pencils by Bob White; The Pink Martian Man offers to take Matty to Mars, where he would have no homework. "Earth in 2062 A.D."; Duck-like aliens visit Earth in 2062 A.D. and find that robots are in charge and humans are slaves; Or so it seems. "To Each His Own," art by Joe Edwards; A spaceship from Earth makes a good will trip to the planets; delivering art to Mercury, books to Mars, and rock 'n' roll records to Planet X. Untitled Ronald the Rubber Boy story, art by Joe Edwards; Ronald swallows so much chewing gum, his body becomes stretchable. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #47
    Atomic Mouse (1953 1st Series) 47
    • Residue on back cover.
    • Oxidation.

    Atomic Mouse in "A Strange Blend." Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #1
    Baum Bugle A Journal of Oz (1957) Vol. 6 #1

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    The Baum Bugle: A Journal of Oz (1962) Volume 6 #1 is published three times annually by The International Wizard of Oz Club.

  • Issue #12
    Beep Beep The Road Runner (1960 Dell) 12

    Comic book adventures of the famous Warner Bros. cartoon characters The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. The Road Runner in "Mirage Barrage," "A Wily Device," "Air Scare," "Twisted Training," and "Ali Baba Beep." Issue also has one-page gag strips, one-page text feature "The Model Helper," and Daffy Duck in "Ducking Out." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #33
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 33

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    Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. Stories by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, Charles Nicholas, and Vince Alascia. Action packed adventures set in the Old West and featuring Billy the Kid, the famous 19th-century gunman. 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #171
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 171
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom of comic.

    Cover by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Stories by Jack Miller? Art by Dick Dillin, Charles Cuidera and Sheldon Moldoff. Three stories! "The Secret of Alien Island" - Blackhawk disguises himself as G'oor to free his friends! Also featuring: "The Human Menagerie" and "The Blackhawk Medicine Man"! Plus: 1-page text article "Kings of Speed"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #151
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 151

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  • Issue #80
    Calling All Girls (1955-1966 Parents' Magazine) 2nd Series 80

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    April 1962. Volume 9, Issue 80. Edited by Betty Sears. Featuring some comic content. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 122 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #6204
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  • Issue #44
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 44
  • Issue #13
    Casper's Ghostland (1958) 13
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • File Copy
    • Label #0915857003
  • Issue #33
    Cheyenne Kid (1958 Charlton) 33

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    Last 10c cover priced issue. Cover by Jack Keller? & Dick Giordano. Stories by unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia, Rocke Mastroserio and Jack Keller? Featuring Cheyenne Kid in: "Pawnee Princess"; "Holdup!"; and "Rulers of Axhandle"! Plus: 1-page fillers "A Close Shave" (art by Bill Molno) and "The Lawyer's Reward"! And: 2-page text story "Pests on the Plains"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #139
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  • Issue #140
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  • Issue #141
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  • Issue #142
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  • Issue #21
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #22
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #6
    Cool Cat Vol. 8 (1962) 6
    Published Apr 1962 by Prize.

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    Stories, art and cover by Jack O'Brien. Teen comedy playing off the "hepcat" culture of the early '60s. Numbering continues from Black Magic Vol. 8 (1961) #5. Sometimes listed as Cool Cat #1. A spoof of Little Red Riding Hood featuring Cool Cat, Grandma Schultz, her granddaughter and a pizza. The PTA wants a string quartet for their fund raiser, but Big Mama wants the jazz band. Cool Cat, Ape and their dates are on a picnic when they encounter two female scuba divers. Red Hot Rod Riding Hood; Man, Who's the Coolest Cat in the Land?????; 'Lil Monster; Cool Cat's Folks; The Poison Pen Letter; The Cat Trap; Dig That Crazy Evolution!; Big Sport; Blind Date. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #24
    Cracked (1958 Major Magazine) 24

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  • Issue #58
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 58

    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Article on a boy named Jackie and his Dennis the Menace doll. Sleigh-Mates starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. NIce Going starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Grampa Story; Grampa actually tells the truth about ants but the kids don't believe him. Reprints of daily Dennis the Menace cartoons by Hank Ketcham. Fit to Be Tied text story. All Washington-D Up, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Dennis tries to explain to Joey about George Washington, the first President of the United States. Dennis Ski Menace Ski starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #302
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 302

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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Bronze Menace" starring Batman and Robin, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Batman, Robin, and Batwoman tangle with a group of crooks who appear to be stealing bronze statues sculpted by Vulcan; After a long investigation, the heroes learn that Vulcan has been transforming people into bronze statues using a special machine and after dealing with the criminals, he pretended to have the statues stolen; Batman and Robin are victims of Vulcan's machine, but with Batwoman's help, they are able to break free and capture the criminals. Warden Willis humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Do You Know Your Neighbors? public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "The Crime King of Mount Olympus" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; A criminal disguised as Zeus and riding a flying robot horse, kidnaps Dianne Meade and takes her to "Mount Olympus." Language of the Law article. Strange Laws humor page by Henry Boltinoff. I'm tired of covering this beat, Commissioner! humor half-page starring O'Malley of the 4th Precinct by Irwin Hasen. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #82
    Donald Duck (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 82

    Cover by Tony Strobl. Stories by Bob Gregory, Vic Lockman and unknown. Art by Tony Strobl, Bob Gregory, John Liggera and Steve Steere. Donald Duck is featured in "Having a Panic," plus the back-up stories "Baddie in the Cabbie" and "Burglar with a Bark" (by Bob Gregory)! Also: 1-pagers "Hi Ho Donald," "Bad Bounce" (by Bob Gregory), "Clear the Runway" and "Fry-Diver"! Plus: Goofy in "Do-Good Dude"! And: 1-page Big Bad Wolf text story "Good Little Foul Fellow"! Characters in this issue: Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Ludwig Von Drake, Gyro Gearloose, Uncle Scrooge, Grandma Duck, Goofy, Mickey Mouse, Big Bad Wolf, Li'l Bad Wolf, Brer Fox and Brer Bear. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 13 #14
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  • Vol. 13 #15
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  • Vol. 13 #16
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  • Vol. 13 #17
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  • Issue #4
    ERB-dom (1960 Burroughs Fanzine) 4

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    ERB-dom was one of the best fanzines focusing on Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs. Issue #4 includes the following articles: a letter from Joan Burroughs Pierce and Edgar's son John Coleman Burroughs, John Carter checklist, and Hal Foster and Prince Valiant 25 Years of Adventure (with art by Foster). 8.5 x 11; black and white, 12 pgs. April, 1962. Edited and published by Camille Cazedessus. Cover art by N. McDonald.

  • Issue #49
    Falling in Love (1955) 49
    Published Apr 1962 by DC.

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    Featuring: 8 page story "I Know My Love" pencilled by Mike Sekowsky; 8 page story "The Girl from Yesterday"; 1 page Romance in Fashion filler; 5 page story "My Weeping Heart" pencilled by Bill Draut; 2 page To You...From Carol Andrews letters page; 8 page story "Stolen Date" pencilled by John Romita, Sr. Cover pencils by John Romita, Sr. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 11 #4
    Fantastic (1952 Pulp) Vol. 11 #4

    Volume 11, Issue 4 - April, 1962. Features "The Shrine of Temptation" by Judith Merrill, and stories by R. Bretnor, J. Williamson, Ward Moore, and Avram Davidson. 5.5-in. x 7.75-in., 128 pages, Text Only Cover price $0.35.