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Comic books May 1962

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 166 Tigers and Traitors (1962) 1

    Tigers and Traitors, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. Art by Norman Nodel. (HRN 165, with 5/62 date). A record of two thousand pounds was posted by the British for the capture of Nana Sahib, one of the prime movers of the Sepoy Revolt of 1857 in India. Colonel Munro, who had lost his wife in the revolt, hated Nana Sahib with a deadly passion. Then a chance to invitation to join a hunting party touring the north of India brought Colonel Munro face to face with his mortal enemy. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 10 #2
    Climax (1957-1964 Macfadden 2nd Series) Vol. 10 #2
  • Issue #4
    Combat (1961-1973 Dell) 4

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    John F. Kennedy's WWII story is told in "PT Combat." Painted cover featuring Kennedy. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #143
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  • Issue #144
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  • Issue #145
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  • Issue #146
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  • Issue #65
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  • Issue #4
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  • Issue #23
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #24
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Vol. 13 #3
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  • Issue #12
    Confidential Diary (1962) 12

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    Cover story: "He Was Strong...Oh,So Strong...and This Was...A Lonely Place!" Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #12
    Confidential Diary (1962) UK Edition 12

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    Cover story: "He Was Strong...Oh,So Strong...and This Was...A Lonely Place!" NOTE: This is a British edition Charlton, exactly like the American edition except for the cover price which is LM 9d rather than 12c. It was published at the same time as the American edition.

  • Vol. 5 #8
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  • Issue #87UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 6p cover price. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. From Stage Left, Enter: Electro!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer; DD and the Black Widow move to San Francisco where they immediately come up against an unhinged Electro. The letters page contains a statement of ownership--average print run 328,258; average paid circulation 199,872. 36 pgs.

  • Issue #59
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 59

    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Spring Sprang Sprong Sprung, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Horn on the Mountain text story. Reprints of daily Dennis the Menace cartoons by Hank Ketcham. Spring Song, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. A Grampa Story; Grampa talks about Rip Van Winkle and the Sandman. Dennis vs. the Dentist, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. More Dennis Clubs Heard From article. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #303
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 303
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #3721798002

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Murder in Skyland!" starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin try to solve the murder of the owner of a space-themed amusement park; Soon, the Dynamic Duo learn that the murder was planned by someone who would inherit the amusement park with help from a hired thug; After the criminal is captured, the rightful heir of the park reopens the business and everything goes back to normal. Strange Laws humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Warden Willis humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Great J'onn J'onzz Hunt" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; A criminal gang tries to deduce Mahunter's secret identity by attempting to murder all possible suspects. Time-Out for Talk! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 6 #4
    Dolls & Gags (1962-1963 Headline Publications) Digest Vol. 6 #4

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    Digest sized humor book with tons of single-page gags. 5" x 7", 66 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1204-207
    Donald Duck Album (1962 Dell) 1204-207
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing, interrupts art and story.

    01204-207 on cover (no regular issue numbering). May/June 1962. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 6 #5
    Dude (1956-1981 Mystery-Dugent Publishing) Vol. 6 #5

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  • Vol. 13 #18
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  • Vol. 13 #19
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  • Vol. 13 #20
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  • Vol. 13 #21
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  • Vol. 39 #5
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 39 #5

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  • Vol. 5 #2
    Escape to Adventure (1957) Vol. 5 #2
    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    Men's adventure magazines featuring stories and articles. Cover by ??. Stories by Captain Ron Masterson, Olga Smolenskaya, Charles S. Masters, William Bayne, Dean W. Ballenger, 8 1/4-in. x 11-in., 82 pages, B&W Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 57 #5
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 57 #5

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  • Issue #50
    Falling in Love (1955) 50
    Published May 1962 by DC.

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    Could he ever tell Marian he doesn't love her anymore? Find out in "The Truth about a Lie," the cover-featured 8 page story. Plus: 7 page story "The Voice of Love"; 7 page story "Shadow of Love"; 1 page Romance in Fashion filler; 7 page story "Heartbreak Tour"; 2 page To You...From Carol Andrews letters page. Cover pencils by John Romita, Sr. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #17
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 17

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    Features in this issue include: part two of Robert Bloch's "The Clown at Midnight"; an article about Glenn Strange (entitled "The Lone Stranger"); "He Killed Dorian Gray" by makeup Artist Dick Smith; and more. Gorgeous painted cover of The Bride of Frankenstein by Basil Gogos. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 11 #5
    Fantastic (1952-1980 Ziff-Davis/Ultimate) [Fantastic Science Fiction/Fantastic Stories of Imagination] Vol. 11 #5

    Volume 11, issue 5 - May, 1962. Features "Planet of Dread" by Murray Leinster. 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #4
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 4
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1013520002
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    • INCOMPLETE. Pinup page missing, does not affect story.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. First Silver Age appearance of the Sub-Mariner in The Coming of... Sub-Mariner! Chapter 1 On the Trail of the Torch!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky; The Fantastic Four is searching for the runaway Human Torch. Chapter 2 Enter the Sub-Mariner!; Fleeing the Thing, the runaway Human Torch finds the amnesiac Sub-Mariner. Chapter 3 Let the World Beware!; The Human Torch drops the Sub-Mariner into the sea and he regains his memory. Chapter 4 Sub-Mariner's Revenge!; The Sub-Mariner sends Giganto to smash New York. The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. Chapter 5 Return to the Deep! 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #4UK
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) UK Edition 4UK
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    • Incomplete. Piece missing, affects art. 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust.

    UK edition. Identical to US edition but has 9d cover price. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. First Silver Age appearance of the Sub-Mariner in The Coming of... Sub-Mariner! Chapter 1 On the Trail of the Torch!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky; The Fantastic Four is searching for the runaway Human Torch. Chapter 2 Enter the Sub-Mariner!; Fleeing the Thing, the runaway Human Torch finds the amnesiac Sub-Mariner. Chapter 3 Let the World Beware!; The Human Torch drops the Sub-Mariner into the sea and he regains his memory. Chapter 4 Sub-Mariner's Revenge!; The Sub-Mariner sends Giganto to smash New York. The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. Chapter 5 Return to the Deep! 36 pgs. 9d cover price.

  • Vol. 15 #5
    Fate Magazine (1948-Present Clark Publishing) Digest/Magazine Vol. 15 #5

    Volume 15 - Number 5, May 1962. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Articles and Stories include Dr. Hermann Oberth's Discussion on UFO's, Stonehenge of the Andes by Marcel F. Homet, The Priest's Call by Fred Archer, and Return of the Monster by N. Mamontoff. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #32
    Fightin' Air Force (1956) 32

    Cover by Jack Abel? & Vince Alascia? Stories by Joe Gill? Art by Bill Molno [as Mobile] & Vince Alascia, Jack Abel? and unknown. Featuring: Captain John Vinson Alcoyne in "The Hands Of A Pilot"; Captain Bud Rimmon in "Jonah!"; Major Jim Donlan in "The Enemy Challenge"; and the 1-page Steamboat 'Sultana' story "Disaster"! Plus: 2-page text article "A Look At Air Power"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #46
    Fightin' Army (1956) 46

    Stories by unknown. Art by Jack Keller, Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia, Bill Montes?, Bill Molno and unknown. Featuring: "The Voice from the Grave Whispered Treason!"; "The Last Charge"; "The Major's All-Out-War!"; 1-pager "What You Can Expect"; and the 2-page text story "Yanks Are Coming"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #128
    Flash (1959 1st Series DC) 128
    Published May 1962 by DC.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 3 1/2 " Cumulative spine split. Water damage.
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    • 3" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at both staples repaired with tape. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. The Case of the Real-Gone Flash!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; Abra Kadabra, a magician in the 64th century, travels to the past and becomes a criminal. The Origin of the Flash's Masked Identity!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; Flash decides its a good idea to wear a mask with his uniform. Flash Facts filler page. Mystery in Space #75 ad. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Flintstones (1961-1970 Dell/Gold Key) 5

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    Cover by Harvey Eisenberg. Stories by unknown. Art by Kay Wright, Harvey Eisenberg and Steve Steere. The Flintstones in "Up in the Air," "Four Alarm Fizzle," "The Champ Chowhound" and "Roller Ruckus"! Plus: 1-page stories "Bad News Tonight," "Toll Crossing," "Disaster Zone" and "High Dive"! Also: Perry Gunnite in "Caught in the Act," and the 1-page Cave Kids text story "The New Pupil"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 6 #4
    Follies (1955-1975 Magtab Publishing Corp.) Vol. 6 #4
  • Vol. 9 #5
    For Men Only Magazine (1954-1977) Vol. 9 #5
    • Water damage.
  • Issue #103
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 103
    Published May 1962 by ACG.

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes, credited as Bob Standish and Shane O'Shea. Art by John Rosenberger, Ogden Whitney and Pete Costanza. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A dedicated cop continues to pursue a case even after hes dead; A woman lives another life while shes in a coma; An exploration of mental telepathy between twin brothers. Ghost of a Chance!; Twin Telepathy; Alter Ego!; The Dog That Conquered Space! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1270
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 1270

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    Indicia title is "BULLWINKLE AND ROCKY, No. 1270." Cover art by Al Kilgore. Masked Moose; Bullwinkle gets a job as a professional wrestler called "The Masked Moose." Repulsive; Take-off on the fairy tale of Rapunzel, the girl in the tower with the long golden hair. Sweet Sioux; Mr. Peabody takes Sherman back in history to watch Custer's Last Stand, but the pair get captured by Sitting Bull. Bread Money; Dudley has to rescue Nell and his horse, who are hanging from a branch on a cliff, then recover the stolen payroll from Snidely Whiplash. Fortune Kooky; Boris loses the stolen formula for supersonic crabgrass killer in a Chinese fortune cookie factory. Scripts and art by Al Kilgore. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1295
    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell Series 2) 1295
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Oxidation.

    Indicia title is "MISTER ED, THE TALKING HORSE, No. 1295." Based on the "Mister Ed" TV series. Photo cover of Wilbur Post (as played by Alan Young) and Mister Ed (horse). Preview with photos. A Cute Filly; Wilbur and Carol take Mister Ed to the State Fair to meet a filly that Ed saw on television. Amateur Architect, script by Paul S. Newman; Mister Ed helps Wilbur design a modern style house for a client. Free Delivery, script by Paul S. Newman; Carol and Kay decide to use Mister Ed and a wagon to haul their groceries from the supermarket, rather than pay delivery fees. All art by Joe Certa. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #73
    Fox and the Crow (1951) 73
    Published May 1962 by DC.

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    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Frogmen (1962-1965 Dell) 2

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    See Four Color # 1258 for the first issue. See Four Color (1942 Series 2) #1258 for the first issue. "Underwater Horror" - Written by unknown. Art by George Evans, Frank Frazetta and Frank Borth. Painted Cover by Vic Prezio. Spanish gold and killer whales form a dangerous duet for the Frogmen in the South Pacific! Plus: 1-page fillers "Diving in the Mediterranean," "When and Where Divers Dive" and "Water Skiing"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #196205
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  • Issue #93
    GI Combat (1952) 93
    Published May 1962 by DC.

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    Cover by Russ Heath and Jack Adler (washtone). Written by Robert Kanigher, Bob Haney and Hank Chapman. Art by Russ Heath and Jack Abel. The Haunted Tank is sent on a mission where they must call artillery down on their own location to stop a German advance in "No-Return Mission!" by Robert Kanigher and Russ Heath. Starring the Haunted Tank, Jeb Stuart, Arch Asher, Rick Rawlins, Slim Stryker, General J.E.B. Stuart (ghost), Matt Smith, Phil, Miller and Rudin. Plus: "One Pilot Too Many!" by Bob Haney and Heath; "Take Fury Hill Twice!" by Hank Chapman and Jack Abel; 1-pager "War Surplus"; and half-pager "Dare Your Best!" 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Go Fly A Kite, Charlie Brown SC (1960 Peanuts Book) 1st Edition 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings. By Charles Schulz. Another humorous adventure with Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts Gang! Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1
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  • Issue #70
    Gunsmoke Western (1955 Marvel/Atlas) 70

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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Stories by Stan Lee and unknown. Art by Jack Keller, Jack Kirby, Joe Sinnott, Don Heck, Dick Ayers and Paul Reinman. Featuring Kid Colt in "When an Outlaw Escapes!" by Stan Lee and Jack Keller. Also in this issue: "The Return of Darrow, the Gunfighter" by Lee, Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; "Moose Mangum, the Ambusher!" by Lee, Joe Sinnott and Paul Reinman; "The Montana Kid!" by Lee and Don Heck; and 2-page text story "Way Out West," reprinted from Two-Gun Kid (1948) #24. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.