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Comic books August 1965

  • Issue #114
    1000 Jokes Magazine (1937) 114

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    Bob Hope Photo Cover. 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 #8
    7-Up Sam Vol. 10 (1965) 8

    7-up Sam Vol 10 (1965) "Picnic Partners" is a promotional comic book published by the 7-Up Co. Learn how to stretch your sales during the peak season sales. First look into snack stands, keep your picnic partners displays up, and finally use the 7-up "float" tie in. 12pages, full color, 5.5-in. x 8.5-in., newsprint with no cover price. Featuring comic strip advertising art by Vic Herman, the creator of the 7 Up Sam institutional promotional campaign for 7 Up.

  • Issue #327
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 327
    • Rusty staples.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Superman stars in an imaginary story, "The Three Generations of Superman!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman I and Kal-El II discover a plot to invade the Earth. But can an aging hero and his super-young grandson save the day? How Superman Has Been Honored article recounting past stories. "Supergirl - Fugitive from Justice!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl is accused of murder in another dimension and her worst accuser may be her cousin Superman! Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen ad. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. The letters page contains a statement of ownership - average print run 716,000; average paid circulation 513,000. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #8
    Action War Picture Library (1965-1966 MV Features Digest) 8

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    5-in. x 7-in., B&W.

  • Vol. 141 #6
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Vol. 141 #6

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  • Issue #335
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 335
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Starfinger!--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by John Forte, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; The Legionnaires must guard the valuable mineral rejuvium from Starfinger, who threatens to destroy the Seven Wonders of the 30th Century. Brainiac 5 article. Superboy's Underground Exile, art by Al Plastino; After a missile test, Superboy has to remain underground. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #158
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 158

    Nemesis stars in "The Ghost That Lived!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by Chic Stone). Also in this issue: "Legend of the Sea" reprint (script by Hughes as "Greg Olivetti," art by John Buscema) and "What Are You Going to Do With Your Future, Joe?" (script by Hughes as "Kurato Osaki," art by Hy Eisman). Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #94
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 94

    Missile Beach Party! - Written by Arnold Drake. Art by Bob Oksner. What's green and yellow, goes 25,000 miles an hour and screams like a baby? Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, in a runaway rocketship! Blast off for belly-laughs as Bob the Boob becomes Hope the Astro-Nut in this issue! Also starring Harvard Harvard III. Includes an Aquaman cameo. Plus: Bob's Gag Bag text piece. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #110
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 110

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  • Issue #273
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  • Issue #274
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  • Issue #275
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  • Issue #276
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  • Issue #4
    Air War Stories (1964) 4

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    Painted cover art by Sam Glanzman. One Was Doomed; 1916 Zeppelin war story. Hayseed Harrington, art by Sam Glanzman; How Captain "Hayseed" Harrington earned his squad's respect. You Only Lose Once, art by Sam Glanzman; How the plane "Winner Take All" took out its primary target in its 25th mission. 100 pc. Toy Soldier Set ad. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 10 #8
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 10 #8

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  • Issue #110
    All American Men of War (1952) 110
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom.
  • Vol. 6 #5
    All Man Magazine (1960 Stanley Publications) Vol. 6 #5

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  • Issue #9
    Alter Ego (Fanzine) 9
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Alter Ego was billed as "the world's first comic book fanzine." Issue #9 includes the following: an editorial by Roy Thomas (in which he discusses his new job as scripter for Son of Vulcan and Blue Beetle); part two of an article about Mexican super-heroes by Fred Patten; an ad for Star-Studded Comics #7; "I, Robotman" by "Paul Dennis" as told to Roy Thomas (with art by Biljo White); a piece on Otto Binder (with photos); "The Other Side of the Mask" column featuring comics in the news; pinups by Ronn Foss; a report on the National Cartoonists Society by Jerry Bails; humorous comic book poetry; "Great Guardians: The Saga of Doc Smith's Lensman" by Shel Kagan; a feature on The Injustice Gang by Glen Johnson (with art by Biljo White; an ad for The Eye #1; Mr. Tawny strip by Beck; and a letters column. Wraparound cover art by Biljo White. Edited by Roy Thomas. 48 pgs. May-August, 1965.

  • Issue #27
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 27
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staples reinforced with tape.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Staple added (not manufacturing).
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    • Restored: C1
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    • Paper: Off white
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: Off white
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    • Signed by Stan Lee on 5/3/18.
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    Cover by Steve Ditko. Fifth appearance of the Green Goblin in "Bring Back My Goblin to Me," script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Stan Lee (script), art by Steve Ditko; Spider-Man is caught between the Green Goblin and the Crime-Master. The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page; Ads for Spider-Man T-Shirt and MMMS fan club. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 22 and 165. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 75 #6
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 75 #6

    August 1965. Stories: "Trader Team" (conclusion) by Poul Anderson, "Half a Loaf" by R.C. Fitzpatrick, "Positive Feedback" by Christopher Anvil, "Sleep No More" by James H. Schmitz, and "Fighting Division" by Randall Garrett. Science Fact feature, "Microminiature Industry" by Carl A. Larson. Cover by Kelly Freas. Illustrations by Kelly Freas, Leo Summers, and John Schoenherr. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #22
    Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 22

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    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Trap of the Sinister Sea Nymphs starring Aquaman, Aqualad, Mera, Hila, Kandor (not the bottled city, villain), and Professor Kreon, art by Nick Cardy; Kandor captures Mera and Aquaman; Hela goes to Atlantis pretending to be Mera; Professor Kreon restores Mera's powers. The Color of Water article. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #157
    Archie (1943) 157

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Mario Acquaviva and Vincent DeCarlo. Tired of Betty's and Veronica's fighting, Archie creates signs and graffiti demanding peace in "Signs of Peace"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Sky Pictures" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Veronica pin-up; Mr. Lodge, convinced that Archie will do him harm, repeatedly harms himself while trying to avoid Archie, while Archie does nothing but stand around and say the word "but" in "What's In a Word?"; Archie creates a Jekyll-and-Hyde potion that makes him look exactly like Reggie in "Medical Madness"; and Veronica demands that Archie get a new car in "The Favor"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Archie and Me (1964) 2

    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. One Step Beyond, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Mr. Weatherbee proves to a skeptical Miss Grundy that he has a preternatural ability to anticipate anything his students will do. Deeper and Deeper, script by Bob Bolling, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Mr. Weatherbee tries to help boost Archie's confidence by finding something he can be better at than Reggie. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #33
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 33

    Archie's Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #116
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 116

    Cover pencils by Bob White, inks by Rudy Lapick. Bullygirl, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After being dismissed by Veronica, Archie stages a situation where he saves her so she'll be beholden to him. Betty, however, tumbles to the scheme. Betty models different styles of bikinis, art by Dan DeCarlo. Message Center, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty sees a notice on the bulletin board directing her to stay after school, on the day Archie was to walk her home; She doesn't find out until it's too late that the note was planted by Veronica. Advertisement for Archie Giant Series #34. Article on careers in computers. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #91
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 91
  • Issue #41
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) 41
    • Centerfold detached. 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    "Market Marauder, Part 2," art by Orlando Busino; Super Disguise tries to apprehend Super Market Man. "Super Blooper," art by Chic Stone; Captain Sprocket is too much of a gentleman to capture a lady crook, so he advertises for a female assistant. Ads for Archie's Mad House Annual, Archie's Jokes, Betty and Veronica Summer Fun. "The Detergent Monster"; The monster possessed a super clean body, but oh, what a dirty, grimy heart he had! 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 361 #2
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 361 #2

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  • Issue #39
    Army Attack (1964) 39

    Four men battle 20,000...four men who were not afraid because...dead men can't die! Featuring the tales "The Professional," "The Overlord" and "Moment of Truth"! Plus: 1-page text story "Operation Mud." Cover by Pat Masulli and Rocco Mastroserio. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #9
    Army War Heroes (1963) 9

    Cover by Pat Masulli? & Dick Giordano. Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Molno and unknown. Featuring: "Old Ugly"; "Victory at Inchon"; "Von Rumstadt's Plan"; and the 1-page Civil War text article "The Marines Were There"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1
    Astro Boy (1965 1st Series) 1

    10151-508. 1st comic book appearance Astro Boy. "Gangor the Monster," script by Fred Fredericks (?); An indestructible, centipede-like monster threatens to destroy the world—unless Astro Boy can stop him. "Attack of the Mud People," script by Fred Fredericks (?); Astro Boy battles Mud People. Astro Boy pinup on the back cover, same as the front minus the lettering. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #19
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 19
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby and Don Heck (insets), inks by Frank Giacoia. First appearance of the Swordsman and the origin of Hawkeye in "The Coming of... the Swordsman!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; The Swordsman infiltrates the Avenger's base and Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver attack him; He then admits he was testing them and wants to apply for membership; Captain America intervenes with information saying he is a wanted man and the Swordsman escapes; Hawkeye explains that the Swordsman used to be his tutor when he was in the circus; Meanwhile, in Nick Fury's office in Washington D.C HYDRA agents find a letter from Captain America; They later discard it as trash; It explained how Captain America wanted to work for S.H.I.E.L.D.; A mobster finds it and gives it to the Swordsman; A trap is laid for Captain America; He then leaves to meet with "Nick Fury"; Hawkeye finds out about the plan and gathers the other Avengers to help him; Captain America battles the Swordsman and gets captured before the others can arrive to help. Avengers Roll Call: Captain America, Hawkeye, Quicksilver, and the Scarlet Witch. Letter to the editor from Cary Burkett. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #24UK
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 24UK

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "From the Ashes of Defeat - !", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Kang's troops advance on the city as Kang escapes; Although hopeless, the Avengers decide to put up a fight against the never-ending army; Quicksilver is put out of action by a stray blast while trying to help a mother and child; The rest of the Avengers battle on but are eventually overwhelmed and captured; Although Kang's law states that monarchs conquered are to be executed, Kang wants to marry Ravonna; Meanwhile, Quicksilver is nursed back to health by the mother he saved; The rest of the generals led by Baltag rebel against Kang and try to assassinate him; Kang is then forced to team up with Captain America, Hawkeye and the Scarlet Witch to save Ravonna and liberate her civilization. Avengers Roll Call: Captain America, Hawkeye, Quicksilver, and the Scarlet Witch. Guest appearance by Princess Ravonna and Carelius. Reprinted in Marvel Triple Action #18. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12.

  • Issue #65
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 65
  • Vol. 6 #4
    Bachelor Magazine (1956 Magtab) Vol. 6 #4

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    Volume 6, Issue 4 - August, 1965. Men's interest magazine focusing on nude photos, stories and articles. 84 pages, PC/B&W. MATURE READERS. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #173
    Batman (1940) 173
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1965 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Oxidation.
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. "Secret Identities for Sale!", script by John Broome, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Joe Giella; While the Caped Crusaders are raiding the hideout of Mr. Incognito, a photographer takes pictures of the action with a special x-ray film, revealing the criminal's identity; The man offers to provide the identity to the Police for a million dollars while also offering the secret identities of the Dynamic Duo to the underworld for a price. "Walk, Batman--To Your Doom!", script by John Broome, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; Batman is asked to investigate when four air-tight cases are blown when the juries involved return "not guilty" verdicts; Batman soon discovers that one juror, Franklin Knott, has been on all four juries in disguise. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #335
    Batman (1954 Editorial Novaro) El Hombre Murcielago Spanish Language 335

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    Features Spanish language translation of Batman (1940) #177 Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Two Batmen Too Many!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Batman concocts a scheme against numbers racketeer Ed Garvey to prove conclusively that the crook planned and carried out the Kimber Gem job. "The Art Gallery of Rogues!", script by John Broome, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; Batman deduces that a man named Lathrop has stolen some artwork from a gallery and passed it off to one of his henchmen in order to get a grant from the Alfred Foundation. 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #240
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  • Issue #241
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  • Issue #242
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  • Issue #243
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  • Issue #244
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  • Issue #59
    Battlefield Action (1957) 59

    Cover by Pat Masulli & Rocke Mastroserio. Stories by unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia. Featuring: "Rear Echelon Command"; "Dead Men Can't Die"; "Machine Gun Team"; "Moment of Truth"; and the 1-page text article "Arrow Artillery"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #50
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 50
  • Issue #10
    Ben Casey (1962) 10
    Published Aug 1965 by Dell.

    Not a photo cover (despite what is stated in the Overstreet Price Guide). Final issue of the series. "Danger on the Ward," "Doctors Are People, Too," and "Flirt With Death." Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #51
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 51

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    Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. Stories by Joe Gill, Charles Nicholas, Jon D'Agostino, and Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. 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 #211
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 211
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    Cover by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Stories by George Kashdan and unknown. Art by Gene Colan, Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera. Featuring Andre in the Blackhawk Detached Service Diary story "The Girl Who Broke Andre's Heart"! Plus: The two-part thriller "Nobody Replaces a Blackhawk"! And: Letter to the editor from comics writer Roy Thomas. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #51
    Blue Beetle (1965 Charlton) 51
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    Volume 3 # 51. Formerly Unusual Tales. "Mentor the Magnificent." Script by Joe Gill, pencils by Bill Fraccio, inks by Tony Tallarico. Back-up story, "Slight Error." Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 104 #4
    Bluebook For Men (1960-1975 H.S.-Hanro-QMG) Vol. 104 #4

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  • Issue #15
    Bonanza (1962) 15
    Published Aug 1965 by Gold Key.

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    Number/Month on cover: 10036-508, August. Comic book adventures of the classic TV western series that aired from 1959 to 1973. Photo cover. This issue features "Face of Vengeance" in which the Cartwrights have to handle a trio bent on revenge and "The Great Balloon Ascent" in which Little Joe is inadvertently taken on a journey in a hot air balloon. Issue also has Bedrock Barnes, Prospector in "Till Montezuma Comes" and a one-page text feature "The Spirit Trail." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.12.