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Comic books April 1962

  • Vol. 13 #4
    Stag Magazine (1949-1994) Vol. 13 #4

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  • Issue #102
    Star Spangled War Stories (1952 DC #3-204) 102
    • Only one staple (manufacturing).
    • Staple rust with migration.

    All Dinosaur issue. Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. Punchboard War featuring The War That Time Forgot with Mac & Joe, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. The Town That Wouldn't Die, script by Bob Haney, art by Jack Abel. Sergeants Are Made -- Not Born, art by Irv Novick. This Ain't The Army humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. Enter Into Danger WWII Battle Story of the 17th Bombardment Group, script and pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tom Nicolisi. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #139
    Strange Adventures (1950 1st Series) 139

    "Space-Roots of Evil!" (art by Murphy Anderson); 'The World Without Tomorrow!"; and "Secret of the Energy Weapon!" (pencils by Carmine Infantino). Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #95
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 95
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Label #03526D-016
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 5 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Only one staple (manufacturing).
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Two-Headed Thing!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; In a storm, a convict escapes through a hole smashed in the wall; When he is found, he tells a tale of a shape-shifting monster; When the guards scoff, the escapee reveals that HE is the monster. "Muscle Man" text story. "The Monster Escapes!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An alien planning to invade Earth crash lands and tries to find a rocket to escape; Instead, he accidentally conceals himself in an airtight time capsule and suffocates. "The Cave of Shaggdorr!", art by Don Heck; No one had ever returned from a treasure search in the cave of the Shaggdorr on Ursa Centaurius; Bruno Krugg escapes the authorities and heads for the planet to steal the treasure. "Do Not Panic!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An alien craft arrives over a city and descends; The pilot wears a frightening spacesuit, but since the military do not panic, they do not attack, and when the human pilot removes his helmet he is warmly greeted by the people of Mars. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #96
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 96

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The New Boy of Steel!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by George Papp; A Kryptonite ray of Lex Luthor's has an unexpected affect when it is altered by a photographer's flash into a beam that transfers Superboy's powers to Pete Ross, who is standing beside him at the time; Using his new powers, Pete Ross takes a time trip three days into the future and sees a headline on the Daily Planet building in Metropolis indicating that Lex Luthor will destroy Superboy in that time; Thus, Pete takes a Superboy costume from one of Clark's robots, acts arrogantly towards his former friend, and takes on the identity of Superboy so that he will suffer whatever fate is in store for the Boy of Steel. A Weather Guide Superboy's Workshop activity page. Charlie Cannonball humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. Superman comic ad. Little Pete humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. Cora the Car Hop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Ad for Action Comics, Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen, and Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane. Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know Your Neighbors?" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #32
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 32
    • 1" Spine split from base of comic. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1.25" cumulative spine split. Water damage.
    • 1.75" spine split from top. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte. The Silver Coin of Fate!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Superman flips a coin to decide whether he will marry Lois or Lana; Lois wins, but during the ceremony, "Superman" is revealed to be a Bizarro-Superman. Do You Know Your Neighbors? public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Widow in Black!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois Lane goes undercover to track down the Playboy Poisoner, but she finds out it's a ruse by Perry White to dissuade her from dangerous assignments. Lois Lane's Revenge on Superman!, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Lois acquires a youth potion from a dying magician and accidentally spills it on Superman, who is temporarily transformed into Superbaby. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #60
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 60
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. Super-Mite!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Al Plastino; Superman gives a sick boy a tiny robot called Super-Mite. The Girl Who Was Lucy Lane's Double!, script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Jimmy chases Streaky the Super-Cat back to 1692, where he's tried as a witch. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Fantastic Army of General Olsen!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #28
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 28
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1303993011
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1291590004
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Cracking to bottom left corner with pieces of plastic loose inside slab.
    • Label #0342462013
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    • 3" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Russ Heath; John Cartwright, an auto executive, pretends to betray the human race to the invaders from Atlantis. "Special Sale" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "Back From the Dead!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A fugitive hides on Easter Island and finds a scroll that awakens the stone heads; They turn out to be aliens, and take him with them as a zoo specimen. "The Dummy," pencils by Paul Reinman, inks by Joe Sinnott; Ventriloquist the Great Gregory and his wooden puppet Herman are both wooden aliens from Uranus! "The Secret of the Black Planet," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man escapes from a prison planet only to mistake a native creature on another world for a rocket ship and ends up about to be devoured. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #30
    Tales to Astonish (1959-1968 1st Series) 30
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #03E593-002
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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Sol Brodsky. The Return of the Gorilla-Man, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; The Gorilla-Man escapes and tries to get himself transformed back into a human, but instead he is blasted into space in an experimental space capsule. The Remedy Oil text story, art by Marie Severin. The Thing from the Hidden Swamp, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; A plain girl helps a stranded alien, and is made beautiful as a reward. What Was the Staggering Secret of the 13th Floor, art by Don Heck; An oddly cheerful elevator operator is held at gunpoint with a passer-by by a spy planning to blow up the hotel. Quogg!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A fugitive hides in an enclosure said to contain a horrible monster, and realizes too late that the monster appeared to be an ordinary hut. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #30UK
    Tales to Astonish (1959-1968) UK Edition 30UK

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    UK (England) edition, published simultaneously with the U.S. edition, and exactly like the U.S. edition except for UK cover price. Oh no--he's back (from issue 28): "The Return of the Gorilla-Man"! Pencils by Jack Kirby. "The Thing from the Hidden Swamp" with pencils by Kirby; "The 13th Floor" with art by Don Heck; "Quogg!" with script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; and a text story, "The Remedy Oil." Kirby cover pencils.

  • Issue #11
    Teen-Age Confidential Confessions (1960) 11

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  • Issue #389
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #390
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #391
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #392
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #133
    Titanes Planetarios (Spanish Language 1953 Editorial Novaro) 133

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    Spanish Language translation of Mystery in Space (1951 1st Series) #67. Adam Strange stars in "Challenge of the Giant Fireflies!" (pencils by Carmine Infantino). Back-up stories: "Language-Master of Space!" (art by Sid Greene?) and "Mystery Message from Fort Nova!" (pencils by Gil Kane). Infantino cover pencils. 36 pages, full color.

  • Issue #16
    Treasure Chest Vol. 17 (1961) 16

    April 12, 1962 issue. Painted cover. Excellent Reed Crandall art (6 pages) for "This is Communism," Chapter 8 in a series on the communist threat to our liberty. "The Happy Heart." illustrated by Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Treasure Chest Vol. 17 (1961) 17
  • Vol. 43 #299
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  • Vol. 31 #3
    True Adventures Magazine (1955-1971 New Publications) Pulp Vol. 31 #3

    Volume 31, Issue 3 - April 1962. Formerly New Detective Magazine. Adventure articles, stories and photos. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 82 pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 76 #6
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  • Issue #59
    Two-Gun Kid (1948) 59
    Published Apr 1962 by Marvel.
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    • Cover Detached at one staple. 1.25" cumulative spine split. Tape on centerfold at staples.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "At the Mercy of Wolf Waco," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Two-Gun Kid rides into Lone Pine to find the locals in a panic now that Fast Draw Gang leader, Wolf Waco, is shooting up the town. "The Golden Touch" text story by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely. "Wolf Waco Takes Over, Chapter Two," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Swap!", script by Stan Lee, art by Paul Reinman. "Guns Blaze on the Tombstone Trail," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; As the Two-Gun Kid is riding along a trail, he is stalked by outlaws Luke Morton and Wyoming Bates, who are trying to make a name for themselves by him out. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Unknown Worlds (1960) 15
    Published Apr 1962 by ACG.
    • Cover detached.

    "The Bravest Man in the World!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Kurato Osaki"; art by Ogden Whitney), "The Bird That Knew," and "The Man Who Brought Release!" (art by Beck/Hamilton). Kurt Schaffenberger cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #59
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  • Issue #60
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  • Issue #61
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  • Issue #62
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  • Issue #13
    Wagon Train (1960 Dell) 13

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  • Issue #259
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 259

    #259, 4/62, Vol 22/No 7, 15c. Number on cover: 01-902-204. Donald Duck in "Jungle Bungle," the Li'l Bad Wolf in "Pop's Big Helper," Ludwig Von Drake in "Willing to Learn, and Mickey Mouse and Goofy in part two of "The Missing Merchantman." The Donald Duck story is by Carl Barks. Issue also has one-page and half-page gag strips, and a one-page text feature "The Fish Fry." Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #11
    Wendy the Good Little Witch (1960) 11

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  • Vol. 3 #5
    Wildcat Adventures (1959-1964 Candar Publications) Vol. 3 #5

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  • Issue #129
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 129
    • Oxidation.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • From the Jerome Wenker Collection.
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    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. The entire Wonder Woman family - Wonder Woman, Wonder Girl, Wonder Tot, and Queen Hippolyta - star in "The Return of Multiple Man," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Wonder Woman and Queen Hippolyta splice together the second "Impossible Tale," featuring themselves teamed with Wonder Tot and Wonder Girl against Multiple Man again. Do You Know Your Neighbors? public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #41
    Wyatt Earp Frontier Marshal (1956 Charlton) 41

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    Cover pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia. El Blanco's Tooth starring Wyatt Earp, script by Joe Gill, pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia. The Storm, art by Maurice Whitman. The Rawhides, script by Joe Gill, art by Rocco Mastroserio. The Cowboy's Horse text story. Trail to Danger, pencils by Bill Molno, inks by Vince Alascia. Kai Ling's Revenge starring Wyatt Earp, pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.