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Comic books May 1963

  • Issue #300
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 300
    Published May 1963 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "Superman Under the Red Sun!", script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino; The Superman Revenge Squad tricks Superman into following them into the far future where the sun has turned red and Superman loses his powers. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Return of Super-Horse!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Comet's amnesia is finally cured and he is reunited with Supegirl. Supermen of America ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #308
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 308

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Super-Menace of Smallville! starring Superboy, art by George Papp; Luthor plagues Smallville with a Red Kryptonite plague. Tricksy humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. The Return of Lightning Lad!--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by John Forte; Lightning Lad's sister impersonates her dead brother and joins the Legion; 1st appearance of Lightning Lass. 36 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #140
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 140

    "Look Out for the Little Men!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Zev Zimmer," art by Chic Stone); "Bad Luck Omens"; "These Plants are Different!" (script by Hughes as "Ace Aquila," art by Edd Ashe); "You'll Sleep as if You Were Dead!" (script by Hughes as "Shane O'Shea"); and "16th Century Space Probe." Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 165,200. Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #12
    Adventures of the Jaguar (1961) 12

    Cover art by John Rosenberger. The Girl Who Knew Too Much, script by Robert Bernstein, art by John Rosenberger; Jill Ross discovers that her boss -- zoologist Ralph Hardy-- is really the Jaguar. The Jaguar versus the Mind Monster, script by Robert Bernstein, art by John Rosenberger; Ralph uses a memory ray on Jill to make her forget about his secret identity; But that ray changes a common thief into a deformed human with massive psionic abilities after being exposed to it for hours. The Black Hood Teaches Karate one-pager. The Giant Jaguar Greeting Cards, script by Robert Bernstein, art by John Rosenberger; The Jaguar comes to thank a greeting card company for making gigantic cards of him for each holiday. But the cards are a trap set for the hero by an alien race. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 2
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case; Top edge label strip loose
    • Top edge label strip loose.
    • Label #0950902004
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    • Conserved
    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Verified Sig: Stan Lee (on 1st page). Amateur Conservation includes: piece of front cover reattached with glue.
    • Label #0B1EE8-001
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    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: White
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, tear seals to cover.
    • Label #2027072004
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2037328002
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1293481001
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • 3 pieces of archival tape on interior cover.
    • Label #1C6DE5-004
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • 1 small piece of tape on interior cover.
    • Label #2043338011
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    • 7.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
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    • First wrap heavily torn along spine.

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Vulture in Duel to the Death with the Vulture!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Vulture is so confident in his abilities that he announces his plans to steal a diamond shipment to the police; When Spider-Man hears this he decides to stop the Vulture. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; When Peter Parker discovers some alien modifications to a professor's radio he tracks down a group of aliens with plans to take over the Earth. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 139. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2UK
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 2UK
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • "Stan Lee" written in marker. (Tape on cover.) U.K. Price Variant.
    • Label #0286115002

    United Kingdom edition. First appearance of the Vulture in "Duel to the Death with the Vulture." Script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Terrible Tinkerer in "The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer." Script by Lee, art by Ditko. Cover by Ditko. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 139.

  • Vol. 71 #3
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 71 #3

    May 1963 - Cover by Feodor Rimsky, Illos by John Schoenherr and George Schelling, Ben Bova Story - 96 Pages B&W Color Cover Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #89
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 89

    Cover art by Bob White. Man Over-bored, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Betty overhears Archie saying he'd like a thrifty girlfriend, and sets out to demonstrate how thrifty she can be. Betty pinup by DeCarlo. Hear Hear, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Dan DeCarlo and Vincent DeCarlo; Betty demonstrates to Veronica that people only hear what is important to them. Advertisement for Archie Giant Series #21. Biography of entertainer Paul Evans. Shell Shock, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty finds an apprentice genie in a walnut and tries to wish Archie was hers. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #6
    Atom (1962) 6
    Published May 1963 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Foxing.

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Riddle of the Two-Faced Astronaut!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson; Ray Palmer's old friend Wizardo uses an assistant dressed as an astronaut in his magic act, but when it appears that the astronaut is using the magic act as a cover for burglary the Atom must figure out the truth. Green Lantern ad. "The Highwayman and the Mighty Mite!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson; The Atom travels through Professor Hyatt's Time Pool to the year 1739. where he learns that an ancestor of his was the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin. Strange Sports Stories ad. Letter to the editor from MyComicShop owner Buddy Saunders. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Baby Huey in Duckland (1962) 3
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Other - see grading notes
    • File Copy. Scratch to front of slab. Sticker residue to back of slab.
    • Label #0916185009
  • Issue #3
    Barbie and Ken (1962) 3
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #0780910014
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • File copy.
    • Label #0910492014
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0047331003
  • Issue #155
    Batman (1940) 155
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1963 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #1304398018
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1571258016
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    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1207544002
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    • 8" spine split from base of comic, cover detached.

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Batman's Psychic Twin" starring Batman, Robin, and Kathy Kane, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A rare chemical explosion psychically links Batman with Jo-Jo Gagan, and when the underworld finds out about this, they turn on Gagan and attempt to kill him, believing that the Caped Crusader will perish as well. "The Return of the Penguin" (1st Silver Age appearance of the Penguin) starring Batman, Robin, and Vicki Vale, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Emerging from semi-retirement, due to the mocking of the underworld, the Penguin renews his battle of wits with the Caped Crusaders with a series of new bird-related crimes. Full-page ad for Metal Men # 1. Countdown on Excellence public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #184
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 184
    • Water damage.

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. Featuring: 8 page Blackhawk story "The Bizarre Split-Man" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; 7 page Blackhawk story "Blackhawk's Secret Furlough" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; 7 page Blackhawk story "The Island of Super-Monkeys" drawn by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #47
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 47
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1992326012
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    Strange Sports Stories. Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. "The Phantom Prizefighter," script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; "Socko" was an amateur boxing champ who dreamed of becoming good enough to make it into the championship league; An alien in a crashed starship grants him his wish, but it comes with a high price. "Saga of the Secret Sportsmen," script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson; The world of the 30th Century has embraced a laid-back lifestyle, thanks largely to an invention called the Sportscaster, which lets the user play virtual sport games from the comfort of their own home; Real sports, in fact, have been outlawed all together for the danger of being too physical; Beings from Uranus have begun an invasion of Earth. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #57
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 57

    Cover art by Warren Kremer. Untitled one-page story; Casper helps a baby kangaroo when it falls out of its mother's pouch. "The House That Wanted to Be a Castle" (Part One), pencils by Warren Kremer; The house where Wendy and her aunts live decides to run away, and Casper helps Wendy look for it. Untitled story; The Ghostly Trio decides to split up so that they can scare people three times instead of just one, but when they try to scare some soldiers the men come back at them with a tank. "The Ogre of Magic Mountain" (Part Two), pencils by Warren Kremer; Casper and Wendy catch up to Wendy's house at Magic Mountain, but the house refuses to come home; Wendy has to use her magic to stop the mountain's ogre, who wants to keep the house for himself. House ads for Hot Stuff and Sad Sack. "All at Sea" (Part Three), pencils by Warren Kremer; Wendy's house begins drifting out to sea, where a whale mistakes it for a box of food, but Casper and Wendy save it and finally convince it to come back where it belongs. "The Terrible Tiger" text story. "The Big Fight" text story. "The Big Apple," pencils by Howie Post; Spooky manages to get a giant apple from an ogre's orchard so he can give it to Pearl, who has told him she prefers that he give her fruit instead of candy. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Cave Kids (1963) 2

    Comic book adventures of kids living in the Flintstones' era. This issue features "Half a Hero," "Flying is for the Birds," "Too Many Monsters," "The Big Pay-Off," and "Beastly Band." Issue also has one-page text feature "The Double Ball," Wally Gator in "Sheerluck Holmes," and one-page strips. Back cover has pinup of front cover illustration. No story/art credits given. On cover: 10044-305. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #31
    Challengers of the Unknown (1958 DC 1st Series) 31
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    "The Man Who Saved the Challengers' Lives." A man claiming to have saved the Challengers's lives after the plane crash that brought them together asks for their help in building a giant robot. Art and cover by Bob Brown. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #66
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 66

    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Color Crazy starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. The Plane Truth starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Abraham Lincoln text story. Shorty's Tall Stories; Shorty tells how he delivered the first airmail letter. Dennis Acts Up starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Want to Start a Dennis Club? article. Dennis the Menace Official Pal Club Certificate. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #315
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 315
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. Countdown on Excellence public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Jungle Man of Gotham City" starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A gangster tricks a jungle man into thinking that Batman is his enemy, and brings him to Gotham to use his skills and the animals he commands against the Caped Crusader; With help from Commissioner Gordon, Batman and Robin discover that a married couple from Gotham City lost their kid in the jungle fifteen years ago and that the jungle man could easily be that kid; After a quick verification, Batman confirms the truth and he uses some of the jungle's man childhood memories in order to stop his attacks. The Robot Detective article. "The Man of 1,000 Disguises" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; . Lefty Louie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #14
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 14
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached. Water damage. Staple rust. Rust migration.
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Signed by Stan Lee on 5/3/18.
    • Label #1513035005
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    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
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    • Tape along interior cover edges.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. The Merciless Puppet Master, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Puppet Master is declared healed and plans his revenge againt the Fantastic Four; This time, he'll use the Sub-Mariner. Cameos by Doctor Doom, the Mole Man, and a Skrull. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 16 #5
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    Volume 16 - Number 5, May 1963. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Articles and Stories include The Ghost that Moved to Our House, Telepathic, Teleporting Ants, and Alfred Russel Wallace's Reasons for Becoming a Spiritualist! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #38
    Fightin' Air Force (1956) 38

    Cover by Bill Montes & Ernie Bache. Stories by Joe Gill? Art by Bill Montes & Ernie Bache, Bill Molno and unknown. Featuring: "Work Horse"; "Terror Over Taiwan"; "Morning Mission"; "Don't Ask For Mercy"; and "Peeper Down"! Plus: 2-page text story "The Problems Of Flight"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #52
    Fightin' Army (1956) 52

    Cover by Sam Glanzman. Stories by unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia, Bill Molno and Sam Glanzman. Featuring: "Cousin Rudolf"; "Not A Fighting Man"; "2 Against 1000!"; "Overtime Soldier"; and the 2-page text article "The Birth Of The Machine Gun"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #136
    Flash (1959 1st Series DC) 136
    Published May 1963 by DC.
    • 1/2" Spine split from top of comic.
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Mirror Master's Invincible Bodyguards!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; Mirror Master plans some spectacular crimes after he busts out of prison so he can rise up the prison newspaper's "Most Successful Criminal Poll." Barry Allen--You're the Flash!--and I Can Prove It!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; A criminal uses a post-hypnotic suggestion on the Flash, resulting in him almost revealing his secret identity. Strange Sports Stories ad. Letter to the editor from fan writer Larry Herndon. Metal Men ad. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #111
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 111
    Published May 1963 by ACG.

    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes, credited as Greg Olivetti, Bob Standish and Zev Zimmer. Art by John Rosenberger, Chic Stone, Tom Hickey and Max Elkan. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A man lost in Death Valley finds a water source that turns out to be a fountain of youth; The people of Forestville erect a monument to the man who saved them from a forest fire; Modern-day construction disturbs the spirits of an old cemetery. The Best Dream of All!; The Water Hole; The Man Who Saved Us!; The Old Cemetery! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #79
    Fox and the Crow (1951) 79
    Published May 1963 by DC.
  • Issue #1
    Freedom Agent (1963) 1

    Painted cover. Related title: John Steele Secret Agent. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #99
    GI Combat (1952) 99
    Published May 1963 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • .5" Side tear through cover and a few wraps.
    • Cover detached. Staple rust with migration.
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom. Staple rust.
    • 2.5" cumulative spine split.
    • Centerfold detached. Oxidation.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. 3" spine split from base of comic.
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    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover by Russ Heath and Jack Adler (washtone). Written by Robert Kanigher and Bob Haney. Art by Joe Kubert and Jack Abel. The Haunted Tank is sent to guard a desert oasis to prevent the Germans from finding water in "Battle of the Thirsty Tanks!" by Robert Kanigher and Joe Kubert. Starring the Haunted Tank, Jeb Stuart, Arch Asher, Rick Rawlins, Slim Stryker and General J.E.B. Stuart (ghost). Plus: "Frogman on a String!" by Bob Haney and Jack Abel. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #95
    Girls' Love Stories (1949) 95
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Featuring: 7 page story "My Longing Heart"; 7 page story "One Glimpse of Heaven"; 7 page story "Long Ago Love"; 2 page From Barbara Miles, with Love letters page; 8 page story "Borrowed Heart -- Borrowed Love" written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by John Romita, Sr. Cover pencils by John Romita, Sr. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #9
    Gridley Wave (1959) Fanzine 9

    Tarzan newsletter by Vernell Coriell. Canaveral Press gets rights to ERB, list of unpublished ERB works, Bantan Primeval order form insert. 7-in. x 10-in. 4 Pages (plus insert). B&W.

  • Issue #76
    Gunsmoke Western (1955 Marvel/Atlas) 76
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    • Piece of tape on interior cover.

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Stories by Stan Lee and unknown. Art by Jack Keller, Dick Ayers, Don Heck, Gene Colan and unknown. Featuring Kid Colt in "The Capture of Kid Colt" with story by Stan Lee and pencils by Jack Keller. Also in this issue: "The Life and Death of Blast Larkin" by Lee and Dick Ayers; "The Rustlers of Red Gap!" by Lee and Don Heck; "The Sheriff's Secret" by Lee and Gene Colan; and 2-page text story "Mesa by Moonlight," reprinted from Western Tales of Black Rider (1955) #28. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #83
    Heart Throbs (1949 Quality/DC) 83

    Cover art by John Romita. "Deceiving Heart!", art by Bernard Sachs; A patient in a hospital dictates a letter to a nurse for her boyfriend, who is out of town for a few weeks; She wants to break the news that there is now someone else in her life, but the nurse is smitten with the patient's old boyfriend herself and can't bear to hurt him. "Three Lost Loves," pencils by Bill Draut, inks by Jay Scott Pike; Two older sisters receive letters from their younger sister; Reading between the lines, they realize that she is no longer planning to marry her fiance that summer. "I Need You; The First Time; Love" The Rhyme and Reason for Love and Romance article. "Lost Love; Sweet Misery" The Rhyme and Reason for Love and Romance article. "Come to My Arms," pencils by Mike Sekowsky; A writer driving in the country on a working vacation catches a glimpse of a girl crying on a bus and can't get her out of his mind; He returns to the small town restaurant and finds her sitting alone. "Never Look at Love!", pencils by John Romita (p 1) and Werner Roth (pp 2-8), inks by John Romita; Annette tries to read men's feelings toward her by the look in their eyes, but she is constantly misreading their intentions. Ad for Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #12
    Hot Stuff Sizzlers (1960) 12

    "Snowland," art by Howie Post; King Winter tries to get Hot Stuff to support his campaign to rule the Enchanted Forest. "Fancy Flames," art by Howie Post; While fighting with an ogre, Hot Stuff is inspired to try making adjustments to his pitchfork to see what happens. "The Wishniks," art by Howie Post; Hot Stuff saves a drowning frammikin, who gives him the services of the wish-granting wishniks (who look like wishbones) for a day; But he doesn't last through the day before the wishniks drive him crazy. "The Awesome Athlete," art by Warren Kremer; Willy hates having to practice the piano until he and his friends go to a party where Jim White, a Marine home on leave, is playing one. "The Land of Music," art by Howie Post; Hot Stuff visits a world full of sentient musical instruments. "A Scorcher," art by Howie Post; Hot Stuff meets Satan himself. "Nothin' For Nobody," art by Howie Post; Hot Stuff helps a bunch of people while trying to help himself. "Ghost Remover," art by Warren Kremer; Some ghosts want to take over TinyTown and steal Stumbo's clothes. Officer O'Floodle saves the day. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #134
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 134
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Countdown on Excellence" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right. "Someone's Been Here Before Me!", art by George Roussos; Astronaut Lee Crane's space mission is disrupted when his ship goes off course and lands on the planet Zeroz, where he deduces that he is not the first Earthman to visit the planet and that he must uncover the identity of the man who preceded him. Strange Sports Stories ad. "The Microscopic Doom," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; A scientist's neighbor and daughter are shrunk to minuscule size by the scientist's assistant, who plans to steal the shrinking formula for himself. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. Metal Men ad. "Mystery of the Mentalists" article on the possibility of telepathy. "The Secret Prisoner of Darkmoor Dungeon," art by John Giunta; A prison cell that has been sealed for 500 years is opened in the present day and a horrible shape-shifting monster escapes. One-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #11
    Hunk (1961) 11
  • Vol. 13 #2
    If Worlds of Science Fiction (1952 Pulp Digest) Vol. 13 #2

    Cover John Pederson Jr. Science fiction stories by Hal Clement, Algis Budrys, John Brunner, David Evans, Al Landau, Paul Anderson, Robert Lory. Illustrations by John Giunta, Virgil Finlay, Francis, Nodel. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Island of Fu Manchu PB (1963 Pyramid Novel) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Sax Rohmer. The advenuters of Nayland Smith continue as the fearless hero once again squares off with the diabolical Fu Manchu! Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 208 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #96
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 96

    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. Here's Health, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead goes on a health food kick, forcing Pop to change the name of his store to "Pop Tate's Health Haven." All That Glitters...--Jughead's Dipsy Doodles, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead has no money except "One Yugoslavian Pfennig," so he tries to get more money by painting a rainbow with a pot of gold at the end of it. The Confidence Man, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead goes off to babysit little Terrence, whose reputation for terrorizing babysitters strikes fear into the hearts of Archie and Betty. My Heavens! humor page starring Shrimpy, script and art by Joe Harold. Soft Cell, script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy discover that Jughead is deliberately getting himself sent to detention every day. Vicious Cycle starring Jughead, art by Samm Schwartz. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #19
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) 19
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Oxidation.
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Small pieces missing from back cover.
    • 3" spine split from base of comic. Cover detached.

    Cover art by Murphy Anderson. Countdown on Excellence public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Super-Exiles of Earth!, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bernard Sachs; The JLAers each face their evil doppelgangers and are then blamed for their lawless actions and exiled from Earth; When they return to fight their duplicates, the JLA discovers they are manifestations of their own dreams; The Atom performs microscopic brain surgery to disable them and the JLA shuts down Dr. Destiny's materiopticon to destroy the dream-beings. A letter from Jerry Bails. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #12
    Konga (1961) 12

    Dick Giordano cover. Konga story,"The Lonely One!," with Steve Ditko art and inks. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #146
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 146

    "That Old Feline!", script by Frank Doyle, art by Bob White; Archie wants to spend the day with Veronica, but she puts him through agony trying to capture a stray kitten; When it causes havoc at home, Mr. Lodge assumes Archie is pretending to pass off his pranks on a mythical cat. "Muddled Medicine," art by Dan DeCarlo; Eleven panels of gags on medical terms. "Shutter Bugs," art by Dan DeCarlo; Josie and Pepper are enjoying their camera club outing, but Alex keeps interfering with their shots by trying to make time with Josie. "The Write Story"; Li'l Jinx writes a school report on how she spent her day. Archie Club News. "Stars in her Eyes," art by Dan DeCarlo; Miss Grundy's excited that the vaudeville team Phil and Bill will be performing at school, for her horoscope says she'll meet a dark handsome stranger whose name begins with B. Bill turns out to be a chimp. "Kiss Miss," art by Dan DeCarlo; Betty's pledging a sorority, and forbidden to speak, write, or nod. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #20
    Life with Archie (1958) 20
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story in four chapters: "Tough Competition," "Karate Kapers," "Call Me Expert" and "Hail the Hero, script by Sy Reit, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Faced with competition from Larry Larue, a new guy in town who can do anything he can do but better, Archie signs up for martial arts lessons so he can impress the girls. Not Welcome! one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #7
    Little Audrey and Melvin (1962) 7
  • Vol. 24 #5
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Pulp Vol. 24 #5

    Volume 24, Issue 5 - May 1963. 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 pages, Text Only. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #2
    Magnus Robot Fighter (1963 Gold Key) 2
    • Centerfold detached.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.
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    Painted cover art by George Wilson. "Trees, Number 7: Palms" article. "Operation Disguise," script by Russ Manning, Robert Schaefer, and Eric Freiwald, art by Russ Manning; Human-like robots are created to sabotage the government of North Am, and Magnus must battle a steel replica of himself. "The World of Robots... Today!" article. "Space Derelict," script by Robert Schaefer and Eric Freiwald, art by Russ Manning; An Earth-bound ship raises shields against meteors and finds a derelict Earth ship; Captain Johner goes aboard, finds air, but is hit from behind; Rodg and an Alien Og venture aboard; Rodg is struck down but Og grabs the perpetrator: an Earthman driven mad by loneliness. "Trees, Number 8: Cedar" article, art by Jack Sparling. Robot Fighter Pin-Up No. 2 back cover painting by George Wilson. # on cover 10046-305. May. #2 5/63. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1
    McHale's Navy (1963) 1
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    Based on the classic television series. Photo cover of Captain Wallace B. Binghamton (as played by Joe Flynn); Lester Gruber (as played by Carl Ballantine); Lt. Commander Quinton McHale (as played by Ernest Borgnine); and Ensign Charles Parker (as played by Tim Conway). Introduction to the main characters on the TV show. Sailor Beware, art by Henry Scarpelli; The gang puts on a luau for Ensign Parker. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1
    Metal Men (1963 1st Series) 1
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 5" Cumulative spine split. Oxidation.
    • 2 1/2"Cumulative spine split.
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      Other items consigned by humble cow
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Top edge label strip loose
    • Label #0016897007
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    • Pieces of tape on interior cover and first wrap.
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    • Staple rust/migration.
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    • 1 3/4" spine split from base of comic.

    No issue number on cover. Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. Rain of the Missile Men!, script by Bob Kanigher, art by Ross Andru; The Metal Men battle the Missile Men. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #87
    Mickey Mouse (1941-90 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 87
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Mickey Mouse Club logo on front cover. No ads in book. Back cover has pinup illustration of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Entire issue from cover to cover is comic stories and one page strips. Mickey Mouse in "The Idol of Mystery Island," in which Mickey and Goofy's sea voyage lead them to an island where Goofy is mistaken for a god, "The Small Sensation," and "Cliff Hangers" (this story is a rewrite of a Carl Barks Donald Duck story). Issue also has The Li'l Bad Wolf in "The Pork Pie Plot," one-page text story "The Hiding Place," and Keys of Knowledge educational feature pages. No art/story credits given. Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation on last page states that the average number of monthly subscribers to the comic is 3,996. Cover price $0.12.

  • May 1963
    Modern Man Magazine (1951-1970) May 1963

    May 1963 - Vintage Men's magazine featuring articles, pictorials, and pin-ups. This issue features Articles on Jayne Mansfield, "The Poor Man's Mike Todd" John Harris, the Surfers at Huntington Beach California, and pictorials starring this month's Uncovered Cover Girl Kathy Sharpe, Virgina Gordon, and Diane Webber! MATURE READERS Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #83
    Mystery in Space (1951 1st Series) 83
    • Cover detached at both staples. 3" spine split. Water damage. Rusty staples. Bug chew to upper right corner of book, through cover and several pages.
    • Water damage throughout. Oxidation.
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    Adam Strange stars in "The Emotion-Master of Space!" (pencils by Carmine Infantino). Star Rovers back-up story: "Who Went Where--and Why?" (art by Sid Greene). Infantino cover pencils. Cover price $0.12.