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Comic books May 1962

  • Vol. 9 #5
    Playboy Magazine (1953-Present HMH Publishing) Vol. 9 #5

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    Volume 9, Issue 5 - May, 1962. The world's longest running Men's magazine, featuring advice columns, pictorials, and humor. Letter to the Editors from Frank Sinatra. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 144 pages. Text Articles, with B&W and full color pictures, and illustrations. MATURE READERS Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #113
    PS The Preventive Maintenance Monthly (1951) 113
  • Vol. 214 #2
    Ranch Romances (1924-1968 Clayton/Warner/Best Books/Literary Enterprises/Popular) Pulp Vol. 214 #2

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  • Issue #168
    Real McCoys, The (1962) 168

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    # on cover: 01-689-207. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #10
    Richie Rich (1960 1st Series) 10
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple, 3/4" cumulative spine split.

    Richie Rich stars in The Convertible Convertible (Uncle Bright gives Richie a car) and Richie Rich and his Uncle Spender (Richie and his uncle spend tons of money). Little Dot and Little Lotta star in Little Dot and the Wishing Well (Dot's wishes come true). Little Lotta and Gerald's dad star in Tough to be Normal (Lotta removes a tree). $0.12. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #8
    Rip Hunter Time Master (1961) 8

    "The Thieves Who Stole a Genie." Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #6
    Rocket's Blast Comicollector (1961 RBCC) 6

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    May 1962 issue. First issue to contain illustrations. Rocketeer Gossip, The Revivals: where now? by Richard Weingroff. Classified ads. 6 new members join, including the McGeehan brothers, John and Tom, along with Raymond Miller. The Golden Age Atom by Bernie Bubnis. The Collectors Corner, an article on the Golden Age Dr. Fate by Greg DeZiel. Memo to the Members by G.B. Love. Letters to the Editor from Mary Bending (1st female member of the club) and Fred Bronson. The Incredible Hulk by Richard Weingroff. We Suggest and Coming Next Issue by the Editor. The Best of S-F by Robert Harner. The Revenge of Mentin, Part III by Edward Sheehy. This issue's featured member: Paul Seydor. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 7 #5
    Rogue (1955-1966 Greenleaf/Douglas) For Men/Designed for Men 1st Series Vol. 7 #5

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  • Issue #129
    Sad Sack (1949) 129
    Published May 1962 by Harvey.

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  • Issue #39
    Sad Sack's Funny Friends (1955) 39

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  • Vol. 16 #1
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  • Issue #79
    Secret Hearts (1949) 79
    Published May 1962 by DC.

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    Cover art by John Romita. Inside front cover ad for Heart Throbs #77. This Guilty Love, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bernard Sachs; Alex is in love with his brother's girlfriend Jessica; Left alone together one day, they kiss, but shortly after that Alex's brother dies in a car accident. Sudden Storm; Diane and Seth don't really like each other, but they are often thrown together because Seth is Diane's boyfriend's best friend; However, when they learn more about each other they realize that they have fallen in love. A Trip to Paradise; Abby secretly loves her friend Nan's boyfriend Stuart, but wonders if there is any chance he could love her too. Make My Heart Sing Again!, pencils by John Romita; Janice's boyfriend Jim moves to the big city and falls for someone else, leaving Janice to wonder if anyone will love her again. Back cover ad for the DC line of romance comics. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 20 #5
    See for Men (1942-1964 Excellent Publications) Vol. 20 #5

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  • Vol. 2 #3
    Shock Mystery Tales Magazine (1961-1963 Pontiac Publishing) Vol. 2 #3

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  • Vol. 18 #8
    Sir! Magazine (1942) Vol. 18 #8

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Snoopy, Come Home HC (1962 A Peanuts Book) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Story and art by Charles Schulz. A collection of comic strips featuring Charlie Brown and the whole Peanuts Gang, oh, and Snoopy is here too. Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 80 pages, B&W.

  • Vol. 2 #5
    South Sea Stories (1960-1964 Counterpoint Inc.) Vol. 2 #5

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    Volume 2, Issue 5 - May 1962. Men's interest magazine featuring adventure and action stories, true life stories, and pictorials. Cover by Mark Schneider. Cover stories include "The Sadistic Cult of the Tattoo!", "Sex Ritual of the Snake Worshipers!" and "Love in a Cart!" 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 76 pages, Text (with B&W illustrations and photos) MATURE READERS NOTE: This issue printed with incorrect Volume/Issue Number. Interior says Volume 3 Issue 5. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #45
    Space Adventures (1952 1st series) 45

    Cover by Rocke Mastroserio. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Molno, Rocke Mastroserio, and Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani. Featuring: "Judgement Day"; "Galactic Assassin"; an untitled Mercury Man tale; "When the Day Comes"; and the 2-page text story "Setonites from the Satellite Siris"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Space Man (1962) 2
    Published May 1962 by Dell.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.

    NOTE: Space Man #1 is Four Color #1253. Regular numbering for this series begins with #2. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #67
    Spooky (1955 1st Series) 67

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  • Vol. 10 #2
    Sportsman (1953-1968 Male Publishing) Vol. 10 #2

    Volume 10, Issue 2 - May 1962. Men's interest magazine focused on tales of daring and hunter's prowess. Illustration by Earl Norem. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 84 pages, B&W Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 13 #5
    Stag Magazine (1949-1994) Vol. 13 #5

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    Volume 13, Issue 5 - May, 1962. Men's adventure magazine featuring articles on sports, hunting politics and crime. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 72 pages, B&W - Mature Readers. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #140
    Strange Adventures (1950 1st Series) 140
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust. Cover detached.

    "Prisoner of the Space-Patch!" (art by Murphy Anderson); "The Strange Adventure That Really Happened!" (art by Sid Greene); and "The Case of the Worn-Out Robot!" Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #96
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 96
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Moderate color touch.
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    • 5 3/4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "I Dream of Doom!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Frank Atwell can't sleep because he has nightmares in which a monster tries to catch him; His doctor sedates him and he sleeps so heavily that the monster catches him before he can wake up. "The Universal Gadget" text story. "The Impossible Tunnel!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Robert Saunders wants to build a sub-oceanic tunnel from North America to Europe; He discovers a gentle underground civilization and he destroys the tunnel to protect them from the upper world. "Beware the Future Man!", art by Don Heck; A gangster tries to escape the police by forcing an old man to take him to another state; The old man turns out to be from the future and is looking for a male specimen to put on display. "The Clock-Maker!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Clock-Maker cannot stand anything that's not perfect; When his bookkeeper makes a mistake it sounds like he has killed him; The local police arrive to discover the bookkeeper was a clockwork man and the Clock-Maker was repairing him. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #33
    Submarine Attack (1958) 33

    Cover by Jack Abel. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. What was there about the man on the cover? Where he was...there was trouble! Don't miss..."The Jinx," one of the featured tales in this issue! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #40
    Sugar and Spike (1956) 40
    Published May 1962 by DC.

    Cover art by Sheldon Mayer. Stories starring Sugar & Spike: Space Sprout (1st appearance of Space Sprout), Who's Who?, Snack System, and A New Shirt for the Wall. Scripts and art by Sheldon Mayer. Do You Know Your Neighbors? public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Pint-Size Pin-Ups paper dolls by Mayer. Write Your Own Comic Page! by Mayer. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #152
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 152
    Published May 1962 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Robot Master!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman and Supergirl must figure out who the Robot-Master is and how he created robot doubles of Perry White, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, and Clark Kent. Do You Know Your Neighbors? public service announcement. Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by George Papp; Superbaby and Officer Parker stop the Pumpkin Gang. The TV Trap For Superman!, script by Bill Finger, art by Al Plastino; Two criminals trick Superman into wearing a secret TV camera so they can figure out his secret identity. Bebe humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #153
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 153
    Published May 1962 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Day Superman Broke the Law!, art by Al Plastino; Councilman Finch has Superman arrested for tiny infractions of the law so he will be in jail and unable to prevent his theft from the bank. The Secret of the Superman Stamp!, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; The city of Rangoon wants a photo of Superman for a new postage stamp. The Town of Supermen!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; Lois Lane is invited to a ghost town by eight escaped Phantom Zone criminals in a plot to capture Superman. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #33
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 33
    • 1.75" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Water damage.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. 0.75" cumulative spine split. Piece missing from back cover.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Phantom Lois Lane!, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; After Superman gives Lois and Lana brooches made of space metals, Lana sends Lois and Lori Lemaris into the Phantom Zone. The Candid Camera Kid!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois goes undercover at a small-town newspaper to uncover a counterfeiting ring. House ad for The Flash #128. House ad for Superboy #97. Lois Lane, Slave Girl!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois Lane is sent to ancient Rome by a "Time Bomb" used by criminals so she won't testify against them. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 9 #2
    Swank Magazine (1941-2016) Vol. 9 #2

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  • Issue #65
    Sweethearts Vol. 2 (1954-1973) 65

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    First 12c cover priced issue. Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by Joe Sinnott & Vince Colletta. Stories by unknown. Art by Joe Sinnott & Vince Colletta, Charles Nicholas? & Vince Alascia? and unknown. All of her escorts were gold-plated, young success stories. Then she saw Randy and came to a realization! Don't miss..."Poor In Heart"! Also featuring: "Danger! Watch Out! Caution! Beware!"; "Man-Hater"; "Never Again"; and "Too Lovely"! Plus: 2-page text story "To Each His Own"! 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #4
    Tales Calculated to Drive You Bats (1961-62) 4
    • Cover detached at one staple.
  • Issue #29
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 29
    • 3" cumulative spine split.
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    • Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust.
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    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "The Martian Who Stole a City!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A Martian steals a city piece by piece, until a young boy figures out that it is vulnerable to light. "Mystery Mansion" text story. "Nothing Can Save Us!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Trapped on a small planet a group of space pilots almost kill a space dragon out of fear until they realize that it protects the planet from runaway asteroids. "It Was Only a Simple Barber Shop... or Was It??!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Muggsy Bogar is a crook on the run. A mysterious figure instructs him to hide in a nearby barbershop; He goes in and the barber hides him forever. "The Thing in the Locked Room!", art by Don Heck; Prince Zemu takes a strange painting as part of his booty, only to discover it saps his life and youth from him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #31
    Tales to Astonish (1959-1968 1st Series) 31

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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. When the Mummy Walks, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; An archaeologist uncovers an ancient mummy, which is actually an alien invader that locked itself in the pyramid. The Strange Stone text story. It Fell from the Flying Saucer!, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; An artist finds an alien pencil that will make whatever he draws real, but his selfish use of it makes the aliens take it back. Man of Iron!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A rich weakling pays a witch to give him muscles of iron, but her spell makes him sink right through the earth's surface. The Pretender!, art by Joe Sinnott and Paul Reinman; A man looking through an abandoned house find notes in an alien language; They tell of an alien shapeshifter disguised as a human to undermine Earth before an invasion. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #31UK
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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.

  • Issue #33
    Texas Rangers in Action (1956 Charlton) 33

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    Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by Charles Nicholas and Vince Alascia. Stories by Jack Keller, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, Dick Giordano, Charles Nicholas, and Vince Alascia. Tales of the Old West starring those rugged, range-riding law keepers, the Texas Rangers! 36 pages, full color. $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Thirteen (1961) 3
    Published May 1962 by Dell.

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  • Issue #2
    Thriller (1962 Tempest) 2
    • Minor pen markings on first page.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.

    Thriller (1962 Tempest) #002, The monster who ate candy, The mummy who wanted a 'daddy'! Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #393
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #394
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #395
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #396
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #32
    Timmy the Timid Ghost (1956 1st Series) 32
  • Issue #211
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Dell/Gold Key) 211
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.

    Cover by Harvey Eisenberg. Stories by unknown. Art by Lynn Karp, John Liggera, Dan Gormley, Tony Strobl, Vivie Risto, Steve Steere and unknown. Featuring: Mouse Musketeers 1-pager "Horse-Hikers" with art by Lynn Karp and John Liggera; Tom & Jerry in "Wish Power" with art by Karp; Barney Bear with Fuzzy & Wuzzy in "Bunny Fun" with pencils by Karp; Spike & Tyke in "The Happy End" with art by Dan Gormley; Bertie Bird text story "Stringing Along" with art by Tony Strobl and Liggera; Tom & Jerry 2-pager "Green Thumb Tom" with art by Karp and Liggera; Wuff the Prairie Dog in "Fisherman's Luck" with art by Vivie Risto; Mouse Musketeers in "Royal Back-Scratcher" with art by Karp and Steve Steere; Droopy 1-pager "Getting His Lumps" with art by Karp and Liggera; and Tom & Jerry 1-pager "Indoor Sports" with art by Karp and Liggera. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #80
    Tomahawk (1950) 80
    Published May 1962 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. The Adventures of Tracker starring Tomahawk, art by Howard Sherman. The Indian Who Became a Redcoat starring Tomahawk, art by Howard Sherman. The Mighty Powers of Walking Sun starring Tomahawk, art by Howard Sherman; a weird medicine man imprisons Tomahawk and Dan in walls of magic flame. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #4
    Trapped Detective Story Magazine (1956-1963 Headline Publications) Pulp Vol. 6 #4

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  • Issue #18
    Treasure Chest Vol. 17 (1961) 18

    May 10, 1962 issue. Excellent Reed Crandall art (6 pages) for "This is Communism," Chapter 9 in a series on the communist threat to our liberty. "Christ's Courageous One," illustrated by Lloyd Ostendorf. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Treasure Chest Vol. 17 (1961) 19

    May 24, 1962. Joe Sinnott art (4 pages). Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 43 #300
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  • Vol. 7 #2
    True Action (1959-1977 Official Magazine Corp.) Vol. 7 #2

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