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Comic books August 1963

  • Issue #8
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    Published Aug 1963 by 7-UP.

    Selling, Advertising and Merchandising with 7-Up, Vol. 8 No. 08 "Togetherness Test" (August 1963). This comic book was produced for the 7-Up Bottling Co. as a marketing and training tool for employees. Featuring comic strip advertising art by Vic Herman, the creator of the 7 Up Sam institutional promotional campaign for 7 Up.

  • Issue #303
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 303
    Published Aug 1963 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Monster from Krypton!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Red Kryptonite transforms Superman into a giant Kryptonian monster, the Drang. Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman ad. Batman and Robin ad. Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane ad. One-page Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. "Supergirl's Big Brother!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; When the Danvers' son Jan (long believed dead in Korea) returns, Linda shares her secret identity with him and gives him temporary super-powers. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #311
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 311

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Part I: The War Between the Substitute Heroes and the Legionnaires!--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by John Forte; The Legion of Substitute-Heroes tries to fill in for the Legion, but the Legion tells the Subs to disband. Part II: The Duel of the Legions!--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by John Forte; The Substitutes realize the Legion has been replaced by aliens, chase the aliens away, and save the real Legion. Smallville's War Against Superbaby!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Casey the Cop / humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #142
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 142

    "The Magic Bark!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by Chic Stone); "He's Watching Over Me!"; "I Wouldn't Make the Same Mistake Again!" (script by Hughes as "Zev Zimmer," art by Paul Reinman); and "The Girl Outside." Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #82
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 82

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    Cover art by Mort Drucker. Untitled Bob Hope story, art by Mort Drucker; Bob enters a tv contest to win a house, but while searching for the mystery package, accidentally comes across the Mona Lisa. How Not to Enjoy a Vacation public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. Untitled Bob Hope story, art by Mort Drucker; Is the Mona Lisa a fake or not? Untitled Bob Hope story, art by Mort Drucker. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #86
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  • Issue #13
    Adventures of the Jaguar (1961) 13

    Cover art by John Rosenberger. The Birth of the Cat Gang, script by Robert Bernstein, art by John Rosenberger; The Jaguar and Cat Girl review their lives and the turns they've taken lately. And a group of cat burglars don cat masks and become The Cat Gang. Jaguar Versus The Cat Gang!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by John Rosenberger; Jaguar suspects Cat Girl of being the brains behind the Cat Gang; To prove her innocence and to gain the Jaguar's trust, she puts a plan into effect to capture the would-be cat burglars. Black Hood Teaches Karate one-pager. The Menace of the Winged Bull, script by Robert Bernstein, art by John Rosenberger; The Jaguar journeys to Iran to investigate a band of marauding Black Knights who use a winged bull to rob the townsfolk. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #168
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  • Issue #169
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  • Issue #170
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  • Issue #171
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  • Issue #172
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  • Issue #98
    All American Men of War (1952) 98

    Johnny Cloud in "The Time-Bomb Ace," "The Jet and the Pilot," and "Dogfight Dodger!" Edited by Robert Kanigher. Cover by Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Irv Novick, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, and Hank Chapman. 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. 37 #8
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  • Vol. 38 #5
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Vol. 38 #5

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  • Vol. 71 #6
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 71 #6

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    August 1963. Cover by John Schoenherr. Science Fact: "Change" by R. A. J. Phillips. Novelettes: "The Hate Disease" by Murray Leinster, "To Invade New York" by Irwin Lewis, and "Controlled Experiment" by Arthur Porges. Plus several more stories. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #10
    Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 10

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The War of the Water Sprites, art by Nick Cardy; Aquaman goes to Quisp's home world; Quirk removes Quisp's powers; giants plan to invade the surface world. Homer the Skin Diver humor page by Henry Boltinoff. City Under the Ice article. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #139
    Archie (1943) 139

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    Cover by Harry Lucey. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey and Joe Edwards. In "Alphabet Soup," the Archie characters are represented by a strange alphabet: ABVJRGWmBMDECL! Plus: Instead of carving hearts with their initials in a tree, Li'l Jinx and Greg opt for something different in the 1-pager "That's Different" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Veronica are plagued by photograph peddlers in the 1-pager "Photo Fin-Ish"; Archie gets an expensive vase stuck on his head in "Head Work"; Reggie accuses Archie of being a gold-digger, that he would only marry Veronica for her money in "Career Boy"; and Mr. Lodge is chasing Archie, who's chasing Reggie, who's pulling Veronica with him in "Fast Company"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #22
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 22
    • INCOMPLETE. Torn interior. Interrupts art and story.

    Archies Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #92
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 92

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    Cover art by Bob White. Tennis Anyone?, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica try to keep an appointment with Archie and Jughead while avoiding Reggie, fearing the inevitable conflict between Archie and Reggie. Radar Scoop, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty points out that Veronica can sense when Archie is about to ask another girl out and Veronica decides to put the theory to the test. Advertisement for Archie Giant Series #23. Short biography of television actor Johnny Crawford. Nuisance Value, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica begin teasing Archie at the beach to try to get him to show some life. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #72
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 72
    • INCOMPLETE. Ad clipped and centerfold missing . Interrupts art and story. Writing (interior) and (exterior). Water damage.
    • INCOMPLETE. Coupon clipped. Interrupts art and story.
  • Issue #27
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) 27

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Mr. Fix-It Of The Space World, art by Joe Edwards; Captain Sprocket gets an award for his discovery of the planet Nishdu. Ocean Commotion starring Professor Transistor, art by Joe Edwards. Bewitched, Bothered and Hilda, art by Joe Edwards; a witch beauty contest. Six Fix, art by Joe Edwards; The Jovians from Jupiter have problems too. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #4
    Baby Huey in Duckland (1962) 4

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    Untitled story; Papa mails requests for tickets to Art Duckletter's show and the Quackamount movie studios. Untitled story; When Huey stops the Fox from breaking into their clubhouse, the other ducklings make Huey president of the club. Hooray For Hollyduck; Huey goes on "Art Duckletter's Quack Party" and creates havoc; movie director Hans Von Waddling, watching on live television, finds him hilarious and vows to get him for his next picture. Untitled story; Katnip chases Buzzy into an amusement park. Dumb Stardom; Von Waddling quickly finishes the picture, just filming Huey being Huey, but Huey ruins the negatives and gets fired. Valley Fudge; After showing Huey paintings of General George Washingduck and their ancestor Colonel Dick Duck, Papa falls asleep and dreams about Huey meeting them. The Weakling; Papa gets some anti-pep pills for Huey, who takes the whole bottle and loses consciousness. Food For Thought; Herman defeats Katnip once again, this time with a fake radio cooking show. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #53
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 53
  • Issue #157
    Batman (1940) 157
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1963 by DC.
    • Water damage.
    • Brush marks on cover.
    • Excessive molding.

    Cover pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris. "The Villain of the Year," script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; After receiving a tip on a crime from reporter Hal Lake, Batman goes undercover and discovers that Lake is using an underworld alias in order to gather information, is mentally unbalanced, and a criminal called the Jackal. "The Hunt for Batman's Secret Identity," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; When Mirror Man escapes from prison and reforms his gang, he once again tries to prove his belief that Batman is Bruce Wayne...and he does...and doesn't! 2/3-page True Crime Laffs by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #7
    Ben Casey (1962) 7
    Published Aug 1963 by Dell.

    "One Second...to Disaster" - Written by Carl Memling. Art by John Tartaglione and Vince Colletta. Photo Cover shows Ben Casey (as played by Vince Edwards), David Zorba (as played by Sam Jaffe) and Maggie Graham (as played by Bettye Ackerman). A chance meeting on 59 West leads to romance...all with Ben's approval! Also: "9 Lives Has Dr. Dazzler"! Plus: the 1-page filler "They Were First." And: "The Intended Victim" text story. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #41
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 41

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    Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by Bill Montes and Ernie Bache. Stories by Joe Gill, Charles Nicholas, Vince Alascia, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, and John Severin. 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 $0.12.

  • Issue #43
    Black Fury (1956 Charlton) 43

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    Cover inks by Dick Giordano. Stories by unknown. Art by Rocke Mastroserio and Sam Glanzman. Winged death waits for Black Fury in..."Drought!" Plus: Black Fury also stars in "A Way to Freedom" and "Call of the Blood"! And: back-up story "Horse Sense"! Also: 2-page text article "Indian Customs"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #187
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 187

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. Featuring: 7 page Blackhawk story "One of Our Blackhawks Is Missing" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; 7 page Blackhawk story "The Porcupine -- Man of 1,000 Quills!" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; 8 page Blackhawk story "The Portrait That Doomed Blackhawk" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Brain Boy (1962) 5
    Published Aug 1963 by Dell.

    Painted cover art by Vic Prezio. Evil Door, art by Frank Springer. The Metal People, script by Herb Kastle, art by Frank Springer; Ricorta is back with an army of 500,000 robots. How Can It Be? text story. The Strange Mr. Ozymandias, script by Herb Kastle, art by Frank Springer. Day of Reckoning, art by Frank Springer. Number on cover is 12-075-308 June-Aug. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #37
    Brides in Love (1956) 37

    Cover by Dick Giordano? & Vince Colletta. Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Giordano?, Don Perlin, Tony Tallarico? and unknown. How long can a marriage last when it's "Just For Kicks"? Also featuring: "Love Shines Through"; "Our Love Was Young"; and "Mismanaged Marriage"! Plus: 2-page text story "Like Father Like Son"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #37
    Brides in Love (1956) UK Edition 37

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    Same as U.S. Edition except for cover price. Cover by Dick Giordano? & Vince Colletta. Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Giordano?, Don Perlin, Tony Tallarico? and unknown. How long can a marriage last when it's "Just For Kicks"? Also featuring: "Love Shines Through"; "Our Love Was Young"; and "Mismanaged Marriage"! Plus: 2-page text story "Like Father Like Son"! 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #6
    Car 54 Where are You (1962-63) 6

    Photo cover of Officer Francis Muldoon (as played by Fred Gwynne) and Officer Gunther Toody (as played by Joe E. Ross). Two of a Kind!, art by Tony Tallarico; A bank robber who dresses like a kid foils Toody and Muldoon. The Charm of Greenwich Village article. Ad for a Car 54 game and puppet set with record. Based on the classic television series. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #60
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 60
  • Issue #41
    Cheyenne Kid (1958 Charlton) 41

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    Cover by Sam Glanzman and Rocke Mastroserio? Stories by unknown. Art by Jack Keller, Sam Glanzman and unknown. Featuring Cheyenne Kid in: "Sign of the Dragon"; "The Broken Treaty"; and "Guns On The Trail"! Plus: Scott Benton stars in "The Iron Hand"! And: 2-page text story "Murder On Main Street"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1
    City Surgeon (1963) 1

    Blake Harper, City Surgeon. # on cover: 10075-308 August. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1
    Clyde Crashcup (1964) 1

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  • Issue #18
    Comic Reader, The (1961) 18

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    Free fanzine published and edited by Jerry Bails. Current comic news reported by Jerry Bails (new Gold Key Tarzan title, Avengers issue 2, etc), article on pro cartoonist Bill Ward (creator of Torchy), and more. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., loose pages bound with staples, B&W, 18 pages.

  • Issue #2
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  • Issue #79
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #80
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #81
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #82
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #71
    Cynthia Doyle Nurse in Love (1962) 71

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  • Issue #133
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 133

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  • Issue #318
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 318

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    Cover art by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. "The Cat-Man Strikes Back" starring Batman, Robin, and Ace the Bat-Hound, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Jim Mooney , Sheldon Moldoff, and Mike Esposito; The Cat-Man returns to bedevil Gotham City, Batman and Robin with new crimes, based on famous fictional cats; After his first crime, Cat-Man saves Batwoman's life and tells her he'd like to have her as her partner, before leaving the crime scene; During Cat-Man's second crime, Batwoman makes a mistake that causes Batman and Robin to be unable to capture Cat-Man; Batman thinks that Batwoman did that on purpose to repay the criminal for saving her life and Batwoman decides to leave Batman and join Cat-Man. True Crime Laffs humor page by Henry Boltinoff. How Not to Enjoy a Vacation! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. The Fantastic Forgers!' article. "J'onn J'onzz's Enemy—Zook" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, story and art by Joe Certa; Zook gets amnesia and falls into the hands of criminals. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #4
    Doctor Tom Brent Young Intern (1963) 4

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  • Issue #1
    Donald Duck Album (1963) 1

    Donald shows his photo album to the nephews which leads into five different stories featuring Donald Duck in an untitled story and "Too Much Mush," Daisy Duck in "Club Hubbub," Scrooge McDuck in "Perfect Choice," and Ludwig Von Drake in "Seeing the Sights." Issue also has one-page gag strips. Back cover is pinup of front cover illustration. Story and art credits: unknown. Number/month on Cover: 10079-308, August. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Dum-Dum 3
    Published Aug 1963

    A Burroughs Bulletin Publication devoted to Edgar Rice Burroughs. This issue includes fan club information and notes on other ERB-related publications. 7-in. x 8.75-in.; black and white; 4 pages.

  • Vol. 14 #31
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