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Comic books April 1962

  • 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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  • Vol. 5 #7
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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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  • Vol. 39 #4
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 39 #4

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  • Issue #4
    ERB-dom (1960 Camille Cazedessus) Fanzine 4

    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.

  • Vol. 7 #3
    Escapade (1955-1983 Dee Publishing) Vol. 7 #3

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  • Vol. 57 #4
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 57 #4

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

  • Vol. 15 #4
    Fate Magazine (1948-Present Clark Publishing) Digest/Magazine Vol. 15 #4

    Volume 15 - Number 4, April 1962. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Articles and Stories include What do You Mean Flying Saucers by Richard Hill, Fraud is Where you Find it by James Crenshaw, and The Secret at the Heart of the Universe by Curtis Fuller. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #46
    Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John/Charlton) 46

    Cover by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Molno [as Mobil], Charles Nicholas and Vince Alascia. Featuring: "The Chicken Platoon"; "The Wandering Barge"; and "The Day We Lost World War II"! Plus: 2-page text story "Spy Center"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #103
    Fightin' Navy (1956) 103

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    Cover by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia. Stories by unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia. Featuring: "U.S.S. Shima Maru"; "In Enemy Hands"; and "The Secret Killers"! Plus: 2-page text article "The Birth Of Military Air Power"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 9 #4
    For Men Only Magazine (1954-1977) Vol. 9 #4
    • Corner page tears.
  • Issue #1288A
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 1288A

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    Version with ad on back cover.
    Indicia title is "THE TWILIGHT ZONE, No. 1288." Based on "The Twilight Zone" TV series. Painted cover art by George Wilson. The Bridegroom; Milo Dean makes a career of fleecing gullible women; While hiding out from his latest caper, he and his accomplice come across a strange house where Milo finds a beautiful wealthy woman who he intends to marry. The Secret Weapon; After World War II, Hunt Mallard tracks former Nazi officers in Germany; includes Hitler cameo. The Joiner; Mild-mannered Alvah Petty escapes his unpleasant home life by joining the "Knights of the Galaxy." Scripts by Paul S. Newman, art by Reed Crandall; George Evans. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1288B
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 1288B

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    Variant with "Calling the Twilight Zone" filler on back cover.
    Indicia title is "THE TWILIGHT ZONE, No. 1288." Based on "The Twilight Zone" TV series. Painted cover art by George Wilson. The Bridegroom; Milo Dean makes a career of fleecing gullible women; While hiding out from his latest caper, he and his accomplice come across a strange house where Milo finds a beautiful wealthy woman who he intends to marry. The Secret Weapon; After World War II, Hunt Mallard tracks former Nazi officers in Germany; includes Hitler cameo. The Joiner; Mild-mannered Alvah Petty escapes his unpleasant home life by joining the "Knights of the Galaxy." Scripts by Paul S. Newman, art by Reed Crandall; George Evans. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1301
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 1301

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    Indicia title is "ADVENTURES IN PARADISE, No. 1301." Based on the 1959-1962 TV series "Adventures in Paradise. Photo cover of Adam Troy (as played by Gardner McKay). Magic Daggers, art by Jack Sparling; Facts about the "Magic daggers" of native cultures, especially those of Tibet. Circle of Fire, art by Jack Sparling; Capt. Troy takes a professor to South Sea islands in search of a "magic dagger"; After the crazed professor steals the dagger and takes the native chief hostage, he forces Troy to sail to the area where the "King Shark" resides. Facts about sharks. Facts about sharks. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1337
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 1337

    Indicia title is "DR. KILDARE, No. 1337." Based on the "Dr. Kildare" TV series. Photo cover of Dr. James Kildare (as played by Richard Chamberlain). The Doctor, art by Doug Wildey; Brief summary of the process of becoming a medical doctor. The Doctor and the Gambler, art by Doug Wildey; Gambler Eddie Eastman checks into the hospital to hide out from some enemies for a few days; After finding there is nothing wrong with him, Dr. Kildare wants him to leave; but Eastman threatens to have his men harm Dr. Gillespie unless he is allowed to stay. Some basic first aid instruction. Brief summary of the procedures following an accident between a car and pedestrian. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #33
    Freddy (1958 Charlton) 33

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  • Issue #196204
    Front Page Detective (1936-1995) 196204
    • Water damage. Staple rust.

    Volume 25, Issue 12 - April, 1962. Photo cover. True crime articles, stories and photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 82 p, B&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #91
    Galaxy Magazine (1958-1962 Digest) UK Edition 91

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  • Vol. 20 #4
    Galaxy Science Fiction (1950-1980 World/Galaxy/Universal) Vol. 20 #4

    April 1962. Cover by Gaughan. Stories: "A Planet for Plundering" by Jack Williamson, "Big Baby" by Jack Sharkey, "Founding Father" by J. F. Bone, "Star-Crossed Lover" by William W. Stuart, "The Tail-Tied Kings" by Avram Davidson, "The Long, Silvery Day" by Magnus Ludens, "Gourmet" by Allen Kim Lang, and "Moondog" by Arthur C. Clarke. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; 194 Pages, B&W. NOTE: Cover claims 196 pages, this includes the covers. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #49
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  • Vol. 6 #4
    Gent (1956-2011 Dugent Publishing) Magazine Vol. 6 #4

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  • Issue #6
    Gorgo (1961) 6

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  • Issue #12
    Green Lantern (1960-1988 1st Series DC) 12
    • 3/4" Spine split from the top.
    • Staple rust.
    • 1.5" Spine split from top.
    • INCOMPLETE. Pieces missing, interrupts art or story. Staple rust.
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    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Witnessed Sig: Joe Giella on 08/10/2019.
    • Label #F8A529-065
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.65) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. Green Lantern's Statue Goes to War!, script by John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella; Green Lantern is brought to the future again to assume his Pol Manning identity to discover why three generals are trying to overthrow the government. Zero Hour in the Silent City!, script by John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella; Green Lantern must discover what has stopped all sound in the city. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #4
    Gridley Wave (1959 Burroughs Bibliophiles) Fanzine 4

    Tarzan newsletter by Vernell Coriell. Bill Gilmour bio, stuntman Jock Mahoney becomes Tarzan. 7-in. x 9 3/4-in. 8 Pages B&W.

  • Issue #55
    Harvey Hits (1958) 55
    Published Apr 1962 by Harvey.

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    Sad Sack's Army Life Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #13
    Have Gun Will Travel (1960) 13

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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 "The Gold Plague" and "The Dude"! Plus: Ned West, Gunsmith story "The Exploding Gun"; 1-page text story "Big Talk Billy"; and the 1-page filler "Mother Lode Camps" with art by Gil Kane! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 15 #4
    Hot Rod (1947 Petersen Publishing Company) Everybody's Automotive Magazine Vol. 15 #4
    • Water damage. Staple rust.

    Volume 15, Issue 4 - April, 1962. 8" x 11", 118 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #46
    Hot Stuff (1957 Harvey) 46
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • File Copy.
    • Label #0912456014
  • Issue #121
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 121
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1 1/2 " Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Hostage of Dimension X," art by Ruben Moreira; A kidnapped scientist tries to help his other-dimensional captors save their universe before it is destroyed, and before they invade our dimension to take it over. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Do You Know Your Neighbors?" public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer; Buzzy and his friends learn about the backgrounds of their neighbors through their ethnic customs. Ad for Superman and Superboy Spectaculars. "The Giant in the Obelisk," art by Bill Ely; A legendary giant from an ancient stone obelisk comes to life. Aquaman ad. Science Shorts page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Beam That Transformed Men," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; A ray beam from an orbiting spaceship causes weird transformations in people and reporter Wes Harris tries to figure out the meaning behind the aliens' actions. Metal Men ad. Mysteries in Space non-fiction cartoon, script by Julius Schwartz. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #35
    I Love Lucy (1954 Dell) 35

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    Photo cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #39
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  • Vol. 40 #4
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  • Vol. 24 #6
    Jack and Jill (1938) Vol. 24 #6
    Published Apr 1962 by Curtis.

    Volume 24, Issue 6 - April 1962. Children's activity and story magazine. Easter Stories and activities! 66 Pages. PC/PB&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #79
    Journey into Mystery (1952) 79
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
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    • Staples added (not manufacturing). 2" Spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Midnight Monster," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; When handsome, scientist, playboy Victor Avery is rejected by a girl he turns himself into a monster to wreak revenge on her fiancé only to become his own victim. "The Man Who Played Dead!," art by Don Heck; A midget disguises himself as a dummy to gain access to homes to rob them. "Wings of the Butterfly!," art by Joe Sinnott; In the year 2050 Eric Krane is a spaceman who collects butterflies only to find himself trapped on planet where butterflies collect men. "The Speed Demon," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Speedy Sims races his car so recklessly he is doomed to race around the rings of Saturn forever. Ad for Amazing Adult Fantasy. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #83
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 83

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    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. "Sleepy Time Pal," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Reggie watches a hypnotist on TV, and much to Archie's surprise, is able to really hypnotize Jughead and makes him his slave. "Card Shark," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead makes money selling greeting cards. "Rainbow Riddle," script by George Gladir, art by Samm Schwartz; Archie and Jughead race towards the end of a rainbow in search of a pot of gold. "Rub Flub," script by George Gladir, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead is upset when a magic lamp only gives him two wishes, instead of three. "An Open and Shut Case," script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx gets a prize from her father. Archie Club News. Statement of Ownership; Average number of copies of each issue of this publication sold or distributed: 238,640. "Let's Join the Ladies," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead tries to avoid women. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #16
    Kathy (1959 2nd Series) 16

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  • Vol. 2 #2
    Keyhole Detective Story Magazine (1962 Pontiac Publishing) Vol. 2 #2