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Comic books August 1962

  • Issue #8
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    Published Aug 1962 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #291
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 291
    Published Aug 1962 by DC.
    • Staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The New Superman!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; Red Kryptonite causes Superman to no longer be vulnerable to Green Kryptonite, but he is now vulnerable to other everyday objects. Supermen of America ad. Superman Krypton ad. 1st meeting of Supergirl and Mr. Mxyzptlk in "The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Mr. Mxyzptlk decides to pester Supergirl while Superman is away from Earth, so he first changes many people into Bizarros and then restores Supergirl's Kryptonian parents to life, before deciding that Supergirl should marry him. Batman and Robin ad. Lois Lane ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #299
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 299

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. 1st appearance of gold Kryptonite in the Superboy imaginary story The Unwanted Superbaby, script by Jerry Siegel, art by George Papp; After his powers are revealed, the military takes custody of baby Kal-El. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Car 45, Get Lost!--Tales of the Bizarro World, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; Bizarro and Bizarro Jr come to Earth and join the Metropolis Police Force. Tricksy humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 2 #3
    Adventure Life Magazine (1961-1963 Atlas Magazines Inc.) 2nd Series Vol. 2 #3

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  • Issue #134
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 134

    Cover art by Ogden Whitney. Some Guys Have All the Luck, script by Kurato Osaki, art by Pete Costanza; Ted Harrison isn't smart enough to realize the value of the things given to him by Mr. Feezlewit. Visitors from Afar, pencils by Pete Costanza, inks by Harry Lazarus. The Reformation of Rudolf Rukeyser, script by Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea], art by Rudi Palais; Aliens from another dimension are investigating Rudolf Rukeyser, a meek accountant. After he travels to their dimension he escapes with a newfound sense of confidence. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #76
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 76

    Written by Bob Oksner. Art and Cover by Mort Drucker. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, must deal with an idol -- and the hand of doom that follows it -- in an untitled 3-part story! Plus: TV Topics article. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #74WEST
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 74WEST

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    West Coast Edition. Big Boy in "Trapped by Rockhead the Robber!", Nugget in "Her Kissin' Cousin", and Dolly in ""Beauty and the Booth!". Cover and art by Sol Brodsky. 7-in. x 10-in., 16 pages, FC, newsprint. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #116
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  • Issue #117
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  • Issue #118
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  • Issue #119
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  • Issue #92
    All American Men of War (1952) 92

    "The Battle Hawk" (starring Lt. Cloud), "Ace on a String," and "Double Ace in Double Trouble!" Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Be a Good Citizen!" Edited by Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Irv Novick, Bob Haney, Jack Abel, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Ross Andru, and Mike Esposito. 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. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 36 #8
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  • Vol. 69 #6
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 69 #6

    August 1962. Stories: "Border, Breed Nor Birth"(Conclusion) by Mack Reynolds, "The Toughest Opponent" by Christopher Anvil, "The Bramble Bush" by Randall Garrett, "Watch the Sky" by James H. Schmitz, Science Fact articles: "The Big Job of Moving Little Things" by John W. Campbell, and "The Color of Space". Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #4
    Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 4
    • 2" spine split from base of comic, cover detached at one staple.
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    • 1.5" spine split from top.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Menace Of Alien Island, art by Nick Cardy; Aquaman and Aqualad discover a floating island that is really an alien spaceship. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Hands Across the Channel fact page by Henry Boltinoff. The Underwater "Spaceship" article. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #130-12CENT
    Archie (1943) 130-12CENT
    Archie (1943) #130-12CENT
    Tags: Archie

    Cover by Bob White. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey and Joe Edwards. Archie's convinced he's a juvenile delinquent. Mr Andrews convinces him he's not when Archie fails a juvenile delinquent test in "The Reject"! Plus: Li'l Jinx's teacher tells her she's a promising student in the 1-pager "Promising" by Joe Edwards; Jughead and Archie are talking about science fiction when Betty's large jello slips away from her in the 1-pager "The Peril"; Archie creates a gag gift for Professor Flutesnoot: a hollowed book filled with lead pellets for "heavy reading" in "Weights and Measures"; Reggie tricks Archie into being a ticket collector at a dance, leaving Veronica free for Reggie to date in "Odd Ball"; and when Archie runs into a tree, he starts having a conversation with a ghostly twin in "His Own Worst Enemy"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #130-15CENT
    Archie (1943) 130-15CENT
    Archie (1943) #130-15CENT
    Tags: Archie

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    15¢ Test Market Variant. Cover by Bob White. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey and Joe Edwards. Archie's convinced he's a juvenile delinquent. Mr Andrews convinces him he's not when Archie fails a juvenile delinquent test in "The Reject"! Plus: Li'l Jinx's teacher tells her she's a promising student in the 1-pager "Promising" by Joe Edwards; Jughead and Archie are talking about science fiction when Betty's large jello slips away from her in the 1-pager "The Peril"; Archie creates a gag gift for Professor Flutesnoot: a hollowed book filled with lead pellets for "heavy reading" in "Weights and Measures"; Reggie tricks Archie into being a ticket collector at a dance, leaving Veronica free for Reggie to date in "Odd Ball"; and when Archie runs into a tree, he starts having a conversation with a ghostly twin in "His Own Worst Enemy"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #17
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 17
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece clipped. Interrupts art or story.

    Archie's Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #80
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 80

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    Cover art by Bob White. Dream Boy, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks Rudy Lapick; Veronica tells Betty her dream of refusing her father's money, marrying Archie, and settling down to a happy life of love and poverty; Betty tells Veronica her dream of becoming a glamorous movie star. Strength and Health, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica is exercising in her gym with weights; Archie makes himself a physical wreck trying to do the same exercises she does. Alfred Bernard Nobel article. Windy Report, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica shows Betty that her yacht's wardrobe is arranged according to wind velocity. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #64
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 64
    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.
  • Issue #49
    Atomic Mouse (1953 1st Series) 49

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  • Issue #47
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 47

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  • Issue #149
    Batman (1940) 149
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1962 by DC.
    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split.
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    • Cover detached at both staples.
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Maestro of Crime," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Angered because of poor reviews of his music concerts, Payne Cardine turns to crime; Batman then uses a music expert to decipher the clues left behind by Cardine as the Mastero of Crime. "The Invaders from the Past," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The appearance of strange men through portals and the kidnapping of the Caped Crusaders by two Vikings all lead to the eventual capture of two crooks perpetuating a hoax. Half-page Homer story by Henry Boltinoff. "Batman Tunes in on Murder," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff inks by Charles Paris; The light reflected off the ring of a visiting Rajah allows Batman to tune in the thoughts of a person planning murder with a bomb. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 6 #2
    Baum Bugle A Journal of Oz (1957) Vol. 6 #2

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    The Baum Bugle: A Journal of Oz (1962) Volume 6 #2 is published three times annually by The International Wizard of Oz Club.

  • Issue #35
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 35

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    Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by Charles Nicholas and Vince Alascia. Stories by Charles Nicholas, Vince Alascia, and Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. 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 #37
    Black Fury (1956 Charlton) 37

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    Cover by Ernie Hart. Stories by Joe Gill? Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia and Rocke Mastroserio. Featuring Black Fury in: "The Tenderfoot"; "Symbol Of Victory"; and "The Water-Finder"! Plus: Billy The Kid in the back-up story "On The Dodge"! And: 2-page filler tale "The Deputy's Horse!" Also: 2-page text story "Diamonds Of Death"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #175
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 175

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    Cover by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. Featuring: 7 page Blackhawk story "Prisoners of the Lost Land" written by Jack Miller and drawn by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera; 8 page Blackhawk story "The Do-It-Yourself Villains" written by Dave Wood and drawn by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera; 8 page Blackhawk story "The Creature with Blackhawk's Brain" written by Jack Miller and drawn by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #153
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 153

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  • Issue #1
    Bonanza (1962) 1
    Published Aug 1962 by Gold Key.
    • Interior is complete. Title portion of cover missing.

    In "The Fugitive," when the Cartwrights shelter a pair of young elopers, Ben and his boys find themselves caught up in a web of Spanish vengeance! Also in this issue: "The Graves in the Forest" in which the three Cartwrights are held for murder until Hoss fights back with dynamite! # on cover: 10036-212 December. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #210
    Bonanza (1962) 210
    Published Aug 1962 by Gold Key.
    • 1" spine split, cover to cover puncture through book and rusty staples.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). 2.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Published by Dell prior to the # 1 Gold Key issue. Issue number 01-070-210 ? Number/Month On Cover: 12-070-210, Aug.-Oct. Comic book adventures of the classic TV western series that aired from 1959 to 1973. Photo cover. This issue features "A Matter of Temperament" in which the Cartwrights deal with Indians and a fast-talking, big-dealing traveler and "The Cloud Runner" in which Little Joe tries to capture a wild, trouble- making stallion. Inside front cover has promos for stories. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Car 54 Where are You (1962-63) 2

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    # on cover 01-108-208, June-Aug. This is the 1st printing June-August 1962. 2nd printing was dated 1964. Issue #1: see Four Color #1257. Photo cover of Officer Francis Muldoon (as played by Fred Gwynne) and Officer Gunther Toody (as played by Joe E. Ross). Indian Givers, art by Tony Tallarico; a cracked wall and disappearing cigars create problems galore for officers Toody and Muldoon. Based on the classic television series. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6208
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  • Issue #48
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 48
  • Issue #35
    Cheyenne Kid (1958 Charlton) 35

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Jack Keller, Vince Colletta?, Bill Molno, Sal Trapani? and Rocke Mastroserio. Featuring Cheyenne Kid in: "The Savages"; "A General's Treason"; and "The Governor's Trophy"! Plus: back-up stories "The Smell of Fear" and "The Grey Ghost!" And: 2-page text story "Sam Sees Slade"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #30
    Chip N Dale (1955 Dell) 30

    Tree Trouble, script by Carl Fallberg, art by Jack Bradbury; Donald is "14th-Assistant County Forester" and wants to cut down Chip 'n' Dale's tree. The King-Size Disguise, art by Jack Bradbury; Brer Bear is chased up Chip 'n' Dale's tree by a pack of hounds; Chip 'n' Dale disguise Brer Bear's behind as the face of a monster cat to frighten the dogs away. Model Muddle, art by Jack Bradbury; Morty and Ferdie bring their model rocket to the woods to fire it off. The Flying Wolf, art by Jack Bradbury; The Big Bad Wolf disguises himself as the pigs' Cousin Pinky. Get Rich Witch, art by Jack Bradbury; The Witch puts a magic potion into the pond that turns any animal that touches the water into gold. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 167 Faust (1962) 1

    Faust, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. Art by Norman Nodel. (HRN 165, with 8/62 date). In sixteenth-century Germany there lived a learned man who was respected by the people in all the hills and valleys around. His name was Dr. Faust. But Faust despaired of all his knowledge. He longed for a different life, fuller than the one he had known. At last he made a pact with the Devil. If once Faust could find such joy in a moment to wish it to last, he would be doomed to eternal damnation. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #156
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  • Issue #157
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  • Issue #158
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  • Issue #159
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  • Issue #18
    Comic Album (1958) 18

    Three Stooges Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #31
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #32
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #33
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #34
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #2
    Cool Cat Vol. 9 (1962) 2
    Published Aug 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. Sometimes listed as Cool Cat #3. A lesson in how to speak the hep lingo of the era. Cool Cat is inspired to make a movie after Kitten gets a movie camera. Big Daddy is commissioned to create a painting just when the rent is due, so he sets out to create a masterpiece. Everybody Twist!; For Squares Only; The Great Economy Drag!; Hip Pix; The Farm Bit; Project X; The Big Art Deal; Fuzz Trouble; The Masked Marvel. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1
    Dazey's Diary (1962) 1
  • Issue #61
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 61

    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Rodeo photos. Rodeo starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Special Cowboy Coloring Section. World's Youngest Cowboy Champ text story. A dictionary of rodeo terms. Welcome to the Rodeo, Folks! starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Ad for Dennis the Menace Giant #15. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #306
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 306

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Wizard of 1,000 Menaces starring Batman, Robin, Ace the Bat-Hound, and Professor Arnold Hugo (intro), pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin battle the genius criminal, Professor Hugo, who increased his intellect using one of his inventions; However, his super intelligence also caused his head to become larger than normal; Hugo uses invisible robots to capture Batman and Robin and he intends to create an artificial moon in space, all this as part of his evil scheme to get revenge for not being acknowledged as a descendant from a very important historical figure. Strange Laws humor page by Henry Boltinoff. They Trap the Fingerprint Forgers article. "The Last Days of J'onn J'onzz" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; A rare meteorite saps Manhunter's powers as he battles giant robot animals created by an unnamed scientist. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #83
    Donald Duck (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Whitman/Gladstone) 83

    Cover by Carl Barks. Stories by Vic Lockman and unknown. Art by Tony Strobl, Jack Bradbury and John Liggera. Donald Duck is featured in "Catch as Ketchikan," plus the back-up stories "Getting in the Act" and "Justice in a Jiffy"! Also: Half-pager "Topsy Turvy," plus 1-pagers "TV Trouble" and "Date Breakdown"! Plus: Goofy in "Fix-It Fizzle"! And: 1-page Big Bad Wolf text story "Sticks and Tricks"! Characters in this issue: Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Uncle Scrooge, Beagle Boys, Daisy Duck, Goofy, Mickey Mouse, Big Bad Wolf and the Three Little Pigs. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.