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Comic books May 1963

  • Issue #3
    Supercar (1962) 3
    Published May 1963 by Gold Key.

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  • Issue #160
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 160
    Published May 1963 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Water damage.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Mortal Superman! [chapter 1] starring Rocks Haney, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Al Plastino; Superman loses his powers and is vulnerable to his enemies. The Cage of Doom! [chapter 2]. The Super-Cop of Metropolis! starring Superman, Krypto (guest appearance), Jimmy Olsen, and Perry White, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #161
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 161
    Published May 1963 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Last Days of Ma and Pa Kent!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Al Plastino; On the anniversary of his adoptive parents' deaths, Superman recalls how he, as Superboy, sent his parents on a Caribbean cruise on which they contracted the fever plague and died. Superman Goes To War! starring Supergirl and the Zhorians, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #41
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 41
    • Water damage.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Devil and Lois Lane!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; When Superman overhears Lois tell her college boyfriend, Lance Jason, that she would sell her soul to the devil for a chance to marry Superman, he decides to teach her a lesson and masquerades as Satan, offering Lois her dream marriage in exchange for her soul. Winners of Lois Lane Hair-Style Contest. The Super-Suitor of Soomar!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois visits the planet Soomar where she meets a girl reporter much like herself, except that she resists the attentions of Soomar's super-hero, Super-Male. Superman's Romance with Lana Lane!, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; While visiting Superman's Fortress, Lois and Lana find a picture of Superman proposing to a girl who looks like both of them. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 10 #2
    Swank Magazine (1941-2016) Vol. 10 #2

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  • Issue #41
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 41
    • Pieces of tape on interior cover.
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    • Cover detached at one staple. 1' spine split from bottom.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0350774002
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    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. In the third appearance of Iron Man, he battles an evil genius named Doctor Strange - but it's not the Stephen Strange later introduced in Strange Tales - in "The Stronghold of Dr. Strange!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (as R Berns), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An imprisoned criminal scientist takes control of Iron Man in order to free himself; He threatens to blow up the world unless he is made world ruler. "Music Master" text story. "The Sorcerer's Spell," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Sol Brodsky; A wicked general plots the overthrow of his king, but is too afraid to try; He forces a gypsy sorcerer to enchant him to remove his fear. "The End of the Universe!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; In the year 3000 a faster than light space ship is developed to take man to the very end of the universe; Since the scientists think the chances of returning are slim, they choose a pilot with an unhappy life of no family, friends, or job who doesn't really care if he can return as long as he learns the secret of the universe. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #43
    Tales to Astonish (1959-1968 1st Series) 43
    • Staple rust migration. 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Heavy staining on back cover.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust. Staples added (not manufacturing).
    • 3 1/4" spine split from the top. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0289573019
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    • Water damage, cover oxidation.
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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Sol Brodsky. The Mad Master of Time!, script by Stan Lee and Larry Lieber, art by Don Heck; A scientist forced to retire makes a device to artificially age others and holds the city hostage. Lady Luck text story. Frankie's Fast Ball!, script by Stan Lee and Larry Lieber, art by Larry Lieber and Sol Brodsky; A boy gains extraordinary physical and mental abilities due to his parents' exposure to radiation. My Fatal Mistake!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man is bitter because he has been replaced by a computer and must take a job servicing it. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #43UK
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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 #135
    Tarzan (1948-1972 Dell/Gold Key) 135
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Painted cover art by George Wilson. "The Vengeful Buffalo," art by Russ Manning; A description of the tenacity of Cape buffalo. "The Spear of M'Banda," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jesse Marsh; The witch doctor Itolo, seeking revenge for insults from Murviro, attempts to kill Muviro's son, M'Banda. M'Banda suffers a blow to the head that leaves his memory impaired; Due to his muddled reasoning, he makes his way to Pal-ul-don. Tarzan and the Waziri track him there and, on his recovery of his senses, bring him home. "Of Allah and Mohammed" text story. "The Talking Calabashes," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jesse Marsh; Boy and Dombie are kidnapped and make their escape inside calabashes being taken to market. "War Horn on the Mountain," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Russ Manning; The brothers and their wives travel to Tembo, seeking grain. "The Hausa Boxer" one-page story, art by Russ Manning; Tarzan is challenged to a boxing match. Tarzan Pin-Up No. 4 by George Wilson. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #39
    Texas Rangers in Action (1956 Charlton) 39

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  • Issue #92
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 92
    • Cover detached. Oxidation.
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1399711003
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. "The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (as R. Berns, script), art by Joe Sinnott; Loki magically diverts Thor's hammer to free himself from his chains; Thor returns to Asgard to find the hammer, and Loki tries to kill him with magical traps, but Thor overcomes them all to find his hammer and catch Loki; Odin and Jane Foster appearances; Heimdall cameo; Fricka cameo (first appearance of Odin's queen). "The Remedy Oil" text story, art by Marie Severin. "The Man Who Hated Monstro!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Paul Reinman; A star acrobat is jealous of a popular gorilla at his circus and torments it; Finally, he arranges for the gorilla to break free so that it will be shot, but it has enough strength left to swing out on the trapeze to get revenge. "I Used to Be...Human!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A space pilot is stranded on a planet where the only available food turns the eater into one of the planet's hideous natives; He eats the fruit in order to survive, but finds that the psychic communications of the creatures are so beautiful that he doesn't want to change back. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #92UK
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    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. "The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (as R. Berns, script), art by Joe Sinnott; Loki magically diverts Thor's hammer to free himself from his chains; Thor returns to Asgard to find the hammer, and Loki tries to kill him with magical traps, but Thor overcomes them all to find his hammer and catch Loki; Odin and Jane Foster appearances; Heimdall cameo; Fricka cameo (first appearance of Odin's queen). "The Remedy Oil" text story, art by Marie Severin. "The Man Who Hated Monstro!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Paul Reinman; A star acrobat is jealous of a popular gorilla at his circus and torments it; Finally, he arranges for the gorilla to break free so that it will be shot, but it has enough strength left to swing out on the trapeze to get revenge. "I Used to Be...Human!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A space pilot is stranded on a planet where the only available food turns the eater into one of the planet's hideous natives; He eats the fruit in order to survive, but finds that the psychic communications of the creatures are so beautiful that he doesn't want to change back. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #18
    Three Nurses (1963) 18

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    Formerly Confidential Diary (1962). Cover by Pat Masulli? & Dick Giordano. Stories by unknown. Art by Tony Tallarico?, Norman Nodel? and unknown. Featuring: Lee Barry, Student Nurse, in "Confidential Diary of a Student Nurse"; Nancy White, Visiting Nurse, in "The Blue Dress"; and Anne Allen, Registered Nurse, in "The Case History of Rick Manton"! Plus: 2-page Martha Marsden Meditates text piece by Martha Marsden. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #19630504
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    Published 1963 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #19630511
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    Published 1963 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #19630518
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    Published 1963 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #19630525
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    Published 1963 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #215
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Dell/Gold Key) 215
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Water damage.
  • Issue #18
    Treasure Chest Vol. 18 (1962) 18
    • Staple rust.

    Edited by Richard J. Voelkel. Cover by Lloyd Ostendorf. Stories by Helen L. Gillum, Joe Sinnott, Ruth Burton, Reed Crandall, Bill Haines, Marian Pehowski, Lloyd Ostendorf, Max Pine, Fran Matera, Frank Borth, Jim Zofkie, Dick Giordano, and Marvin Townsend. Presenting fiction and non-fiction stories, many of which are religious in natureā€”a Treasure Chest of fun and facts! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Treasure Chest Vol. 18 (1962) 19
    • 3/4" Spine split from top.

    Reed Crandall art (6 pages). Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 44 #312
    True (1937-1976 Country/Fawcett/Petersen) Vol. 44 #312

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  • Vol. 7 #6
    True Action (1959-1977 Official Magazine Corp.) Vol. 7 #6

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  • Issue #490
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  • Vol. 79 #2
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  • Vol. 7 #3
    True Men Stories Magazine (1956-1974 Feature/Stanley) Vol. 7 #3

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  • Vol. 88 #4
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  • Issue #6
    Tuff Ghosts Starring Spooky (1962) 6
  • Issue #33
    Turok Son of Stone (1956 Dell/Gold Key) 33
    • Staple rust.
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece missing, interrupts art or story.

    Painted cover. Turok in "Terror of the Bog" in which Turok and Andar find danger and conflict in a swampy area of lost valley and "Dangerous Friends" in which Turok and Andar face danger from Andar's new friends. Issue also has backup feature "Young Earth - Creatures of the Cave," a one-page text feature "Man's Earliest Weapon," and one-page strips. No art/story credits given. No ads in book. Entire issue from cover to cover is comic stories and one-page strips. Back cover is pinup of front cover illustration. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Twilight Zone (1962 1st Series Dell/Gold Key) 3

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    Anthology type comic with suspenseful, mystery, and spooky stories done in the style of the classic TV series "The Twilight Zone" which starred Rod Serling as your host. Painted cover art. Roads and Vehicles #3 Primitive Transportation--Keys of Knowledge filler page, art by Joe Certa. The Last Battle, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Mike Peppe. The Ghost In The Drifting Tomb text story, art by Joe Certa. Birds of A Feather, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Mike Peppe. The Queen Is Dead--Long Live The Queen, art by Alex Toth (11 pages). Roads and Vehicles #6 The Roman Road--Keys of Knowledge filler page, art by Jack Sparling. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #63
    Two-Gun Kid (1948) 63
    Published May 1963 by Marvel.

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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Stories by Stan Lee. Art by Dick Ayers and Paul Reinman. Two-Gun Kid stars in "The Guns of Wild Bill Taggert" and "The Bronc Buster" by Stan Lee and Dick Ayers. Also in this issue: Back-up story "The Lawman Cometh" by Lee and Paul Reinman. And: 2-page text story "Deputy's Puzzle," reprinted from issue #28. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
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  • Issue #42
    Uncle Scrooge (1954 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone/Gemstone) 42

    Uncle Scrooge in "The Case of the Sticky Money" in which Scrooge tries to figure out how the Beagle Boys are stealing money from him and "Wheeling and Dealing." Issue also has Gyro Gearloose in "Getting His Wires Crossed," a one-page text feature "The Good Deeders," and one-page gag strips. "The Case of the Sticky Money is by Carl Barks; all other stories unknown. Back cover is pinup of front cover illustration. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #76
    Unexpected (1956) 76
    Published May 1963 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bob Brown. The Warrior of Two Worlds!, art by Howard Sherman. Salute to Our Fellow Citizens in Puerto Rico! public service announcement. Name Your Weapon! featuring Spaceman-at-Work, art by George Roussos. Mysteries of the Milky Way article. The Deadly Divided Man, script by Arnold Drake, art by Bob Brown; Space Ranger finds himself merged with the Morabian criminal Julab Raku by a strange mutation ray; Raku's telepathic powers put him in control, and force Space Ranger to commit crimes. House ad for Showcase #43 featuring the movie adaptation of "Doctor No," art by Bob Brown. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #23
    Unknown Worlds (1960) 23
    Published May 1963 by ACG.

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    "The Ghosts of Gila Gulch" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by Odgen Whitney), "The Perfect Planet" (script by Hughes as "Greg Olivetti," art by Chic Stone), and "Curse of Stone" (script by Hughes as "Lafcadio Lee," art by Paul Reinman). Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 159,500. Whitney cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #39
    Unusual Tales (1955) 39

    Cover art possibly by Dick Giordano. Out of the Pits, art by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. The Experiment, pencils by Charles Nicholas (signed), inks by Vince Alascia. Footprints on the Moon text story. The Ancient Ones. Strange Fortress, pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia; a man has the power to control others. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #27
    US Air Force Comics (1958) 27

    "Who Wants To Be a Hero," "Playing It Cool" (pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia), "The Man Who Missed the War," "Man With a Hammer," and "The Black Box" (art by Nicholas/Alascia). Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #19630504
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  • Issue #19630511
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  • Issue #19630518
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  • Issue #19630525
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  • Issue #115
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 115

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  • Issue #116
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 116

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  • Issue #117
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 117

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  • Issue #118
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  • Issue #1964
    Victor Book for Boys Annual HC (1963-2011 D.C. Thompson & Co.) UK Edition #1964

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    1964 - A Fleetway Annual! Includes comic stories, prose, articles, and word puzzles. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #272
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 272
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  • Issue #138
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 138
    • Paper: White
    • Label #986-AA-053
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Kite of Doom," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; The Wonder Woman Family compete against themselves for the right to a priceless kite, in an adventure that reunites them against Multiple Man. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 1 #3
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  • Issue #133
    World's Finest (1941) 133
    Published May 1963 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. The Beasts of the Supernatural starring Superman and Batman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; A radio telescope brings alien supernatural monsters to earth from the constellation of Scorpio. Aquaman's New Partner, Aquagirl, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman takes an Atlantean girl as his new partner, which makes both Aqualad and her former boyfriend jealous. The Thing In The Arrowcave starring Green Arrow, script by Ed Herron, art by Lee Elias; Thieves steal a scientist's earth-boring machine and accidentally break into the Arrow-Cave. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.