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Comic books August 1962

  • Issue #65
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 65

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  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Dell New Edition 8428, 1962 - 1st printing. By Mary Roberts Reinhart. Just as Lois Maynard is about to sell the family's summer home, her domineering and troubled older sister, Judith, returns and a mysterious murder disrupts the household. Softcover, 4 in. x 6-3/8 in., 303 pages, text only. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #32
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 32
    • Oxidation. Water damage.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Man in the Beehive!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An eccentric beekeeper reveals to a thief that he is a mutant with special powers; He shrinks the thief and frightens him with the attacks of the bees that are now larger than he is, but leaves him wondering if any of it was real. "Lady Luck" text story. "Sazzik the Sorcerer," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A TV producer of violent sensationalist drama finds a book on a sorcerer that he thinks will bring in a big profit televised; He makes the mistake of reading the printed avocation spell out loud and the spirit of the long dead mage appears and casts him into limbo. "The One Who Isn't Human," art by Don Heck; A scientist's robot goes bad, and it is so advanced that it cannot be distinguished from a human by any instruments; Only the reaction of a dog tells the police which of several suspects is the robot. "The Thing in the Sky!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The communists build a super computer space-based weapons platform and issue it commands to strike targets from where it sits in orbit. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #34
    Tales to Astonish (1959-1968 1st Series) 34
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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. A Monster at My Window!, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; An alien from another dimension threatens a science fiction writer, but the writer is a hostile alien from a different dimension. Masquerade text story. The Strange Fate of the Statue Maker!, art by Jack Kirby and Paul Reinman; An inventor accidentally invents a petrification device and decides to use it to turn attractive people into detailed statues. The Invaders, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Aliens from a dry desert world park their invasion fleet on a large expanse of the ocean thinking it to be a solid surface whereupon the ships sink like stones. Dance, You Fool, art by Don Heck; An unsuccessful dancer overhears the old man in the room next to him saying that his old pair of dancing shoes can make anyone a great dancer. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #34UK
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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 #2
    Target The Corruptors (1962) 2

    Number on cover is 01-808-208. See Four Color #1306 for issue # 1. Gerald McCann art? Robert Harland & Stephen McNally photo cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #13
    Teen-Age Confidential Confessions (1960) 13
  • Issue #83
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 83
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #A4992F-003
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Tape on cover.
    • Label #2070462004
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    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover. (Tape on cover, interior cover & interior.)
    • Label #2058669014

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. First appearance and origin of Thor in "The Stone Men from Saturn!," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; A lame doctor vacationing in Norway runs across an alien invasion; While hiding from the aliens in a cave he finds an old cane that transforms him into the god Thor; Thor drives back the alien invasion. "Discovery" two-page text story, art by Joe Maneely. "The Perfect Crime," script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A crook tries to kill and rob a man by pushing him off a cliff, but finds that he is a flying man from Mercury. "When the Jungle Sleeps," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A lion is given superhuman intelligence by a nuclear test; It plans to attack humanity, but quickly loses its enhanced intelligence. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #83UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 83UK

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    UK Edition with 9d cover price. First appearance and origin of Thor in "The Stone Men From Saturn!" Plot by Stan Lee, script by Larry Lieber, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Back-up stories: "The Perfect Crime" with script by Lee, art by Don Heck; "When the Jungle Sleeps" with script by Lee, art by Steve Ditko; and a two-page text story, "Discovery." Kirby/Ayers cover.

  • Issue #9
    Three Stooges (1960 Dell/Gold Key) 9

    Photo on cover. Last Dell issue. The Three Stooges in "Movie Madcaps" in which the Three Stooges try to become actors and "Bird-Brained Builders." Issue also has backup feature Professor Putter in "Rain-Soaked Rudolph," one- page text feature "Jellybean Jumble," and one page gag strips. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #208
    Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962 Movie Classics) 208

    #01-828-208 on cover. Photo cover of Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Joe DeRita, and Samson Burke (as Hercules). "The Three Stooges Meet Hercules," art by Sparky Moore; Three goofy druggists travel back to Ancient Greece on a wimpy inventor's time machine; Adapted from the 1962 feature film of the same name. There are two different back covers for this issue. One is a Pin-Up, the other is ads for the Three Stooges Fan Club and for purchasing autographed photos. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #406
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #407
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #408
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #409
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Vol. 7 #1
    Trapped Detective Story Magazine (1956-1963 Headline Publications) Pulp Vol. 7 #1

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  • Vol. 43 #303
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  • Vol. 7 #3
    True Action (1959-1977 Official Magazine Corp.) Vol. 7 #3

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  • Vol. 31 #5
    True Adventures Magazine (1955-1971 New Publications) Pulp Vol. 31 #5

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  • Issue #17
    Unknown Worlds (1960) 17
    Published Aug 1962 by ACG.

    "All-American Ghost," "Odd Beliefs," "The Man Who Could Foretell Death!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Zev Zimmer"; art by Tom Hickey), and "The New Statue!" (art by Hughes as "Ace Aquila"; art by Pete Costanza). Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #12879210
    Untouchables (Dell) 12879210
    Published Aug 1962 by Dell.

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    Based on the classic TV show. Cover photo of Eliot Ness (as played by Robert Stack). Inside front cover photo. "The Big Mistake," art by Dan Spiegle; The start witness against gang boss Barney Baron has gone missing. "The Man of Many Faces," art by Dan Spiegle; Dirk Danton escapes from prison and goes on a bank robbing spree. "Nothing New," art by Dan Spiegle; Origins of the terms booze, bootlegging and moonshine. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #76
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  • Issue #77
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 77

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  • Issue #78
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  • Issue #79
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  • Issue #263
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 263

    Cover pencils by Tony Strobl. Stories by Carl Barks, Carl Fallberg, Don Christensen, Bob Karp and unknown. Art by Carl Barks, Paul Murry, Tony Strobl, John Liggera, Jack Bradbury and Al Taliaferro. Donald Duck stars in Carl Barks' "The Candy Kid"! Plus: Mickey Mouse and Goofy in "The Incredible Box Top Plot" (part 3 of 3); Gyro Gearloose in "Bubble Trouble"; Chip 'n' Dale in "Warpath Wrath"; Ludwig Von Drake in "Costume Chaos"; 1-page Mickey Mouse and Goofy text story "Midsummer Magic"; a Donald Duck daily strip; and a Donald Duck Sunday strip. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 4 #1
    Web Terror Stories (1962-1965 Candar Publishing) Pulp Vol. 4 #1

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  • Issue #13
    Wendy the Good Little Witch (1960) 13

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  • Issue #132
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 132
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Small chip to front of case. (see scan)

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Wonder Tot and the Flying Saucer!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Wonder Woman discovers a baby on a deserted beach next to a smoking crater; Only the baby can explain what happened so Wonder Woman becomes Wonder Tot so she can communicate with the infant and rescue her missing baby sitter. "Wonder Queen Fights Hercules!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; After Wonder Woman confesses the problem she has with her rival suitors, Steve Trevor and Manno the Merman, Queen Hippolyta tells her about the time in the distant past in which Hercules tried to win her hand. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #127
    World's Finest (1941) 127
    Published Aug 1962 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. The Sorcerer From the Stars starring Superman and Batman, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; An alien criminal comes to Earth to steal worthless minerals and weapons to sell for profit on his homeworld. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Aquaman's Finny Commandos starring Aquaman and Aqualad, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman and Aqualad are teaching their fish friends new tricks to help capture Captain Rader, but Captain Rader has a spy who informs him of all the new tricks. Green Arrow's Secret Partner, script by George Kashdan, art by Lee Elias; Terry Burns, a member of the Green Arrow Fan Club, helps Green Arrow and Speedy catch bank robbers who are equipped with Jet Packs. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #43
    Wyatt Earp Frontier Marshal (1956 Charlton) 43

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    Cover pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia. Texas Trouble starring Wyatt Earp, pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia. Lest We Forget: Theodore Roosevelt fact page. Western Nerve text story. Medicine Peak starring Wyatt Earp. Verdict: Guilty! Sentence: Life for Wyatt Earp, pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    You Can't Win, Charlie Brown SC (1962 Holt) A New 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. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    You Can't Win, Charlie Brown/You're You, Charlie Brown HC (1962 Mattel) A Peanuts Flip Book 1-1ST You Can't Win, Charlie Brown/You're You, Charlie Brown HC (1962 Mattel) A Peanuts Flip Book 1-1ST


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    Flip Book - 1st printing. "You Can't Win, Charlie Brown" and "You're You, Charlie Brown". By Charles M. Schulz. Hardcover, 5-in. x 8-in., 256 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #2
    Young Love (1962/07-1963/05) Vol. 6 2
    • 1/2" spine split from top.

    Cover by Joe Simon. Art by Joe Simon, Bob Powell, and Bill Draut. Part of Prize's romance lineup, produced by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. The famous teen sensation dance The Twist almost leads a girl to crime, in a story that is a hilarious product of its times. Gail loves struggling artist Fred, but can't see living in his dilapidated house. Every guy in the office is chasing Phyllis, but she's only there to do her job. The Man in the Park; Nancy Hale; Love Nest; Adorable Enemy; In Fashion; Twist. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.