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Comic books December 1962

  • Issue #194
    1000 Jokes Magazine (1937) 194

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    Jackie Gleason Photo Cover. Bill Wenzel art. Humor magazine featuring humorous essays, short satires, cartoons and light verse. Saddle Stitched, 8 1/2- x 10 1/2-in, 48 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #12
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    Published Dec 1962 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #295
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 295
    Published Dec 1962 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465462004
    • 2" tear in back cover.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1" Spine split from top of comic. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte. "Superman Goes Wild!", script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; The Superman Revenge Squad uses a telepathic signal to hypnotize Superman into doing evil deeds; He finally creates a ruse to convince the Squad he is mad, and unleashes the Superman Emergency Squad from Kandor to attack the Revenge Squad members, who destroy themselves. One-page Jerry The Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Girl With the X-Ray Mind!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Lena demonstrates E.S.P. talents but is denied a job with the FBI, so Supergirl goes into the past to find more information on her to help her get the job. She finds Lena is really Lex Luthor's little sister and one of his experiments accidentally gave her telepathic powers. Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Pennies for UNICEF!" 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #303
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 303
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465451002

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Man Who Hunted Superboy, script by Leo Dorfman, art by George Papp; Superboy helps his physical double, the Prince of Sardonia, foil a potential usurper to the throne. Honey in Hollywood and Little Pete humor half-pages by Henry Boltinoff. The Fantastic Spy!--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; The newest Legionnaire, Matter-Eater Lad, is accused of being a spy; intro & origin Matter-Eater Lad, joins the Legion. 36 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #78
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 78

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    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard and unknown. Art by Owen Fitzgerald and unknown. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, takes up midget racing in an untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: Dots and Dashes gag strips. And: Inside Hollywood article. Also: Superman in 1-page public service announcement "Pennies for UNICEF!" by Jack Schiff and Sheldon Moldoff. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #78
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  • Issue #133
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  • Issue #134
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  • Issue #135
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  • Issue #136
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  • Issue #137
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  • Issue #2
    Alarming Adventures (1962) 2

    "The Failure," "Sunken Treasure," "Trapped in the Human Aquarium" (pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Reed Crandall), "Space Hobo" (art by Bob Powell), and "New Star " (art by Powell). John Severin cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #94
    All American Men of War (1952) 94

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    Edited by Robert Kanigher. Cover by Russ Heath. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Irv Novick, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, and Bob Haney. 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.

  • Issue #5A
    Alter Ego (Fanzine) 5A

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    1st printing. Winter, 1962-63. NOTE:The 2nd edition is stamped "SFCA Reprint" on the inside cover, or back cover. Alter Ego was billed as "the world's first comic book fanzine." Issue # 5 includes the following: an editorial by Ron Foss; "The Mystery of Fandom" by Stan Woolston; a piece on collecting comics by Ed Lahmann; a feature on Republic Pictures' King of the Rocketmen serial by Ron Haydock; "The JLA?Over Crowded?" article by F.T. Frost with art by Biljo White; a Bestest League of America pin-up by Roy Thomas; The Eclipse 10-page strip by Drury Moroz (story) and Ron Foss (art); "Portrait of a Collector" featuring Biljo White; "The Future of Fandom Unlimited!" by Jerry Bails; a letter with sketch by Carmine Infantino; and letters by John Broome, Gardner Fox, and Paul Gambaccini. Cover art by Ronn Foss; back cover art (of Captain America) by Alan Weiss. Edited by Ron Foss. 7" x 8 1/2"; black and white; 32 pages.

  • Vol. 36 #12
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  • Vol. 70 #4
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 70 #4

    December 1962. Cover by Schoenherr. Stories: "Space Viking"(Part 2) by H. Beam Piper, "Blind Man's Lantern" by Allen Kim Lang, "--And Devious the Line of Duty" by Tom Godwin, and "Subversive" by Mack Reynolds. Article: "Intelligent Noise" by Alfred Pfanstiehl. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #133
    Archie (1943) 133
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0271895007

    Cover by Bob White. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and George Gladir. Art by Harry Lucey and Joe Edwards. Betty and Veronica see Archie carrying a doll as a prop for the school play in "The Doll"! Plus: Li'l Jinx gets an award in the 1-pager "The Award" by Joe Edwards; Archie, the first teenager to go to Mars, makes a triumphant return to Earth, where everyone has questions about his voyage in the 1-pager "Space Spat"; meet Cricket O'Dell, a girl who is obsessed with money, in "Passing the Buck"; and Archie tells Veronica a series of wild, implausible stories about why he's late and where he went last night in "The Story Teller"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #14
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 14

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    The World of Jughead Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #19
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 19

    The World of Jughead. Cover by Samm Schwartz. "Three Time Loser," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Jughead's friends team up to cure his food addiction by limiting him to three meals a day. "The Write Way!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Strangest Adventure," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Aliens from the planet Ecch decide to perform an experiment by giving super-powers to a typical Earth creature; They pick Jughead, who is transformed into the costumed superhero Superdroop. "The Invisible Man," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After Jughead insults him once too often, Reggie declares that he will no longer acknowledge Jughead's existence. "Infallible Jones," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead bets that every prediction he makes today will come true. "The Champion" starring Little Jughead, script and art by Dexter Taylor. "Secret Pals," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After watching a psychiatrist on TV, Jughead realizes that his love of food is just a substitute for the emotional energy other boys put into loving girls. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #84
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 84

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. For Every Man . . ., script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica try to prove who is better for Archie by trying in their own unique ways to get him elected Class President. Thought Control, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty proves to a disbelieving Veronica that she knows Archie so well she can predict his every move. Advertisement for Archie Giant Series Magazine. The New Woman, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Jughead convinces Betty that the way to stoke Archie's interest in her is to act more feminine and dependent. Short biography of singer Connie Francis. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #67
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 67

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  • Issue #23
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) 23

    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. I Was an Exiled Monster, art by Joe Edwards; Ergo is exiled from his home planet for being Double Ugly! Electronic Comedian starring Professor Transistor and his robots, script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Video Wonderland, script by George Gladir, art by Joe Edwards; Les 'n' Ches climb into their television set. Have Typewriter Will Travel, art by Joe Edwards; Bob Weber would give anything to be a successful Science Fiction writer. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #51
    Atomic Mouse (1953 1st Series) 51

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  • Issue #49
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 49

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  • Issue #152
    Batman (1940) 152
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1962 by DC.

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    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "Formula for Doom," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The Caped Crusaders and Bat-Hound track a renegade scientist to Switzerland, who is in the process of handing over a portion of an explosive formula to a European criminal. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The False Face Society," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman goes undercover as a member of the False Face Society in order to get the goods on and capture their leader. True Crime Laffs humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "Memorial to an Astronaut," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman decides to make the dream of traveling into space a reality for a dying mineralogist by devising a hoax involving a phony spaceship and a movie set. Pennies for UNICEF! public service announcement with Superman, art by Sheldon Moldoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #101
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  • Issue #102
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  • Issue #103
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  • Issue #104
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  • Issue #105
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  • Issue #40
    Battlefield Action (1957) 40

    "Soft-Hearted Hero," "Herohito's Brigade" (aart by Vince Alascia), and "Angel of Death" (art by Alascia). Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 6 #3
    Baum Bugle A Journal of Oz (1957) Vol. 6 #3

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    The Baum Bugle: A Journal of Oz (1962) Volume 6 #3 is published three times annually by The International Wizard of Oz Club.

  • Issue #3
    Ben Casey (1962) 3
    Published Dec 1962 by Dell.

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    "The Killing" - Written by Carl Memling. Art by Norman Nodel. Photo Cover shows Ben Casey (as played by Vince Edwards). Casey finds that a surgeon's skill must go beyond the operating room to save a life! Also: Dr. Dan Dazzler in "Rumble..!" by Memling and Nodel. Plus: the 1-page fillers "They Were First...", "Life from Death" and "Helping the Patient to Live" drawn by John Tartaglione. And: "Trouble Times Two!" text story. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #37
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 37

    Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by Dick Giordano. Stories by Joe Gill, Charles Nicholas, Vince Alascia, and Jack Keller. 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 #39
    Black Fury (1956 Charlton) 39

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    Cover by Dick Giordano. Stories by unknown. Art by Rocke Mastroserio. Featuring Black Fury in: "The Killer Brand"; "The Gentle Terror"; and "The Palomino Mare"! Plus: back-up story "Forgotten Glory"! And: 2-page text story "Minced Money"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #179
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 179

    Cover by Dick Dillin & Sheldon Moldoff. Stories by Dave Wood? and Arnold Drake? Art by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Three stories! "The Invisible Dr. Dumar" - An experiment turns the Blackhawk's friend into an insane paranoid who is also invisible. Also featuring: "The Count of Death Valley" and "The Giant Who Slept 1,000 Years"! Plus: 1-page text story "Mirage Magic"! And: 1-page public service announcement "Pennies for UNICEF" starring Superman, written by Jack Schiff and illustrated by Sheldon Moldoff. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #212
    Bon Voyage (1962 Movie Classics) 212

    #012-068-212 on cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Brain Boy (1962) 3
    Published Dec 1962 by Dell.

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    Painted cover art by Vic Prezio. The Frozen Monster, script by Herb Kastle, art by Frank Springer. The Mystic Murder Case text story. The Strange Mr. Ozimandias, script by Herb Kastle, art by Frank Springer; a woman comes to Ozimandias for help; her husband is obsessed with becoming youthful again. Deadly Taboo, art by Frank Springer. Number on cover is 12-075-302 Dec.-Feb. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #33
    Brides in Love (1956) 33

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    Cover by Dick Giordano. Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Giordano?, Vince Colletta?, Sal Gentile? and unknown. Helen, Carl and Louise...three lives split by..."Fear"! Also featuring: "Cave In"; "He Never Loved Me"; and "Don't Tamper With Love"! Plus: 2-page text story "Just Jim"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #87
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 87
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • File Copy.
    • Label #D691B3-002

    Showtime. 25c cover priced 80 page giant. Number/Month on cover: 30000-212, December ? Cover title says "Bugs Bunny Show- Time." Giant size issue with 25 cents cover price and features a large cast of Warner Bros. cartoon characters in Halloween-themed stories. Back cover has pinup of several cartoon characters. Inside front and back covers have Bugs Bunny puzzlers. Bugs Bunny in "Halloween Fun," Beep Beep the Road Runner in "Pumpkin Perils," Porky Pig in "Too Tricked to Treat" (this story is listed as a Bugs Bunny story but Bugs is nowhere to be seen in it), Bugs Bunny in "Batty Bunny Battle," Daffy Duck in "The Spry Fly," Henery Hawk in "Jiffy Judo," Pepe Le Pew in "The Wise Disguise," Elmer Fudd in "House Hunting Goblins," Bugs Bunny in "Official Face Washer," and Tweety and Sylvester in "A Bad Case of Haunts." Issue also has one-page text features "The Invited Ghost" and "Bully for Papacito." No story/art credits given. On cover: 30000-212, December. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #86
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    Edited by Betty Sears. Featuring some comic content. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 122 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #52
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 52
  • Issue #2
    Checkmate (1962 Gold Key) 2

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    Photo cover of stars Anthony George, Sebastian Cabot and Doug McClure. Art by Jack Sparling. On a Hollywood movie set, Checkmate investigates a series of near-fatal accidents that aren't in the script! Featuring the tales "A Script For Blackmail," "The Chinese Doll Mystery," "The Murder Mixture," "Private Eye Techniques" and "Helping Law Enforcement"! Plus: text story "The Clue"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #37
    Cheyenne Kid (1958 Charlton) 37

    Cover by Jack Keller. Stories by unknown. Art by Jack Keller and Bill Molno. Cheyenne Kid poses as Fen Barry to stop a group of gun-runners in..."Flame On The Mountain!" Plus: Cheyenne Kid takes Chief White Beaver to a hot spring where they are attacked by giant Indians in..."Valley Of The Giants"! And: Bart Coleman saves Cheyenne Kid from a rattlesnake. Now Cheyenne Kid owes him a debt in..."The Outlaw"! Also: Jesse Treharn tricks Piute Peterson into stealing a mean horse in the back-up story "Horse Thief"! Plus: 1-page filler "The American Way!" And: Sheriff Slidell in the 2-page text story "Remedy For A Rustler"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #173
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  • Issue #174
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  • Issue #176
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  • Issue #177
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  • Issue #1
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