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  • Item #59944122
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    Published Feb 1952 by DC.

    Action Comics (1938 DC) 165 CGC 5.0

    Paper: Off white to white

    Label #4286781002

    Starts Jan 1

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Man Who Conquered Superman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Bank of the Future starring Tommy Tomorrow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Blind Man's Bluff starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The Second Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Jan 1952 by Artful.

    All True Romance (1948) 3 PR 0.5

    INCOMPLETE. Multiple ad pages missing, does not interrupt art or story. Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.

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  • Item #59810369
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    Amazing Detective Cases (1950) 12 VG+ 4.5

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    Starts Jan 1
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    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 26 #5 VG 4.0

    Starts Jan 1

    Volume 26, Issue 5 - May, 1952. Cover by Lawrence Stevens. Science fiction stories by John Fletcher, F. Willard Grey, Rog Phillips, Gerald Vance. Illustrations by Leo Ramon Summers, Ed Valigursky, Lawrence, Virgil Finlay, Tom Beecham. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 164 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

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    Atom Age Combat (1952 St. John) 3 CGC 5.0

    Paper: Off white to white

    Label #1451937003

    Starts Dec 18

    Features the spine-tingling exploits of Buck Vinson in the War of Wars, the nuclear assault on Target UR-238, and guided missiles raining down on Planet X. Titles include "Intrigues of the Planet Smasher," "Assault on Target UR-238," and "Operation Bomb Disposal." 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Black Magic (1950-1961 Prize/Crestwood) Vol. 2 #12 CGC 7.0

    Paper: Off white to white

    Label #4242937005

    Starts Jan 1

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by George Roussos, Mort Meskin, Bob McCarty, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby present their own contribution to the horror comics trend of the 1950s, featuring tales of ghosts and the paranormal. Issue # 18 on cover; listed as Vol. 2, issue #12 in indicia. Hobos learn a magical member of the Celtic Wee Folk has hopped their same freight car. Skin divers discover a monstrous creature living in a cave at the bottom of the sea. Truckers encounter a beautiful woman, like the Lorelei of old, who lures their trucks off the road. Nasty Little Man!; You'll Die Laughing!; The Man with a Vision; The Horror That Came Out of the Sea; The Red Bird; Come Claim My Corpse; The Poltergeist - Practical Joker of the Spirit World; A Deadly Dream; Detour - Lorelei on Highway 52. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #47412741
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    Published Jan 1952 by Lev Gleason.

    Boy Comics (1942) 73 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Dec 18

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Hy Mankin, Frank Frazetta, Norman Maurer, C.H. Moore, and Charles Biro. An anthology title from publisher Lev Gleason and his primary creator, Charles Biro, featuring teen hero Crimebuster and his nemesis Iron Jaw. In a three-part saga, Iron Jaw escapes prison, traps Crimebuster in a crushed car, and engineers a counterfeiting ring. A classic anti-drug PSA featuring early art by fantasy and comics legend Frank Frazetta. Also featuring a vintage ad for Lev Gleason Comics Picture Trading Cards. Crimebuster: Open Prison Gates; Iron Jaw, the Dictator; Trap and Countertrap; Little Wise Guys: The Werewolf That Wasn't. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #59871369
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    Cisco Kid (1951-1958 Dell) 12 CGC 8.0

    Paper: Off white to white

    Label #4288327008

    Starts Jan 1

    Painted Cover by Ernest Nordli. Stories by unknown. Art by Bob Jenney. Featuring the tales "Alias Ex-Jailbird" and "The Black Ghosts of El Refugio"! Also: the 1-page filler "The Gatling Gun" on the inside front cover! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Classics Illustrated 096 Daniel Boone (1952) 5 CGC 4.0

    Only copy at the top CGC grade of 4.0.

    Paper: Cream to off white

    HRN 134

    Label #4066860004

    Starts Dec 18

    Daniel Boone, 5th Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 134). Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #55046508
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    Dark Mysteries (1951) 6 FR 1.0

    8" cumulative spine split (taped). Cover detached and adhered with tape, Cover oxidation.

    Starts Jan 1

    Cover by Bill Fraccio. Stories and art by Hy Fleishman, Lou Cameron and Doug Wildey. A pre-Code horror series that is not as well-known other horror comics, but makes up for it with grue. Student of folklore Arletta learns a little too much about zombies and vampires. After meeting a beautiful, mysterious woman at a museum, two friends find their novelty souvenir nooses have begun to grow. Settlers stranded in the Western frontier are aided by a ghostly apparition, in a story with art by Doug Wildey. Curse of the Prairie Ghost!; Haunt of the Ancient Castles; Ghost of the Golden Slipper; If the Noose Fits - Wear It!; Cannibal's Revenge. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Dell Giant Santa Claus Funnies (1952 Dell) 1 VG/FN 5.0

    Cover oxidation.

    Starts Dec 18

    Dell Giant Santa Claus Funnies (1952). Written by Dan Noonan. A Christmas Carol adaptation. 100 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

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    Fantastic (1952-1980 Ziff-Davis/Ultimate) Vol. 1 #2 VG 4.0

    Water damage.

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    Fall 1952. Science fiction and fantasy stories by Anthony Boucher, Roy Huggins, Theodore Sturgeon, Truman Capote (reprinting his classic "Miriam" story, winner of the O. Henry Award), Jerome Bixby, Fritz Leiber, Eric Frank Russell, Dean Evans, and Edgar Allan Poe. Heinrich Kley portfolio. Front cover by Leo R. Summers. Back cover by George Tooker. 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; black and white with some spot color; 160 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Item #60079237
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    Fantastic Story Magazine (1950-1955 Best Books) Pulp Vol. 3 #3 VG 4.0

    Starts Dec 25

    Two stories by Stanley G. Weinbaum, "Dawn of Flame" a novelette and "The Black Flame" a complete novel.

    Volume 3, Issue 3 - Spring, 1952. Alex Schomburg Cover. Two stories by Stanley G. Weinbaum ("Dawn of Flame" and "The Black Flame"), plus stories by J.W. Groves, Sam Merwin Jr., Laurence Manning. 7-in. x 9.75-in.; black and white; 148 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Item #59990674
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    Four Color (1942-1962 Dell 2nd Series) 386 CBCS 4.0 Restored

    Slight professional restoration

    Paper: Off white to white

    Professional Restoration Includes: Cover Cleaned.

    Label #17-36E0DF6-001

    Starts Jan 1

    Cover art by Carl Barks. Only a Poor Old Man; When the Beagle Boys erect a building next to Scrooge's money bin, with plans to puncture the bin and drain out the money, Scrooge secretly transfers his money to an old reservoir, where he hides it underwater; Learning of this stratagem, the Beagle Boys try to destroy a dam so that Scrooge's money will flow onto their land. Coffee for Two; Scrooge takes a bum to a diner for a "free" cup of coffee. Soupline Eight back cover strip; Scrooge decides to "take a chance" on the Soupline Eight car. Scripts and art by Carl Barks. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #60005011
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    Published Jun 1952 by Hillman.

    Frogman Comics (1952) 2 VG- 3.5

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    Cover by Mike Suchorsky. Stories and art by Mike Suchorsky, John Prentice, George Olesen, and Gerald McCann. "Frogman" is not a frog-powered superhero, but a 1950s term for underwater special-ops soldiers. Navy frogmen on a special mission in Florida must contend with alligators on top of everything else. A special man-mounted torpedo takes on a German battleship in a Norwegian fjord. Navy pilots use a glider on a mission to take out an enemy bridge. 'Gator Nest Frogman; Underwater Stinger; Once a Frogman; Smoke-Boat Lucas; The T.N.T. Shark; The Frog Belts the Middle. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #60101327
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    Harvey Comics Hits (1951) 56 CGC 8.5

    Paper: Light tan to off white

    Includes Eide's collection sticker on back of slab.

    Label #2012596024

    Starts Jan 1

    Stories and art by Lee Falk, Wilson McCoy and Ray Moore. An anthology series from Harvey that served to introduce and test out other series. This issue features reprints of Lee Falk's Phantom comic strip. The Phantom's girlfriend Diana is the sole witness after a trained bird steals a priceless necklace, framing her for the crime. The Phantom learns that rumors of a living dragon ruling the rampaging Wambesi tribe are apparently true. Meet the Phantom; Curse of the Killer-Beasts; The Dragon-god of Death; Phantom pin-up. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Hopalong Cassidy (1943 Fawcett/DC) 67 CGC 5.5

    Paper: White

    Label #4031783024

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    Western adventure featuring one of the most popular heroes of the mid-20th century, star of TV, film and radio. A mad killer is on the loose in Twin Rivers, just when strange Mr. Fleer opens up his new wax museum. The townsfolk are astonished when a petrified giant is discovered in Twin River - but to Hopalong's surprise, it's still alive. The "professor" working on experiments in the cellar of Widow Jones' boarding house is actually testing a deadly poison for his crime spree. Madman's Murders; Water Hole Justice; Whitey Whiskers: Town Dump; The Giant Killer; Life Paint What It Used to Be; The Fumes of Doom. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    John Wayne Adventure Comics (1949-1955 Toby Press) 14 GD 2.0

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    John Wayne photo cover. Ad for 10 Hitler stamps. Operation Peeping John; John Wayne must go behind enemy lines in North Korea with orders to dig in under the noses of the enemy and sweat out the mission that makes him a peeping john. Birds of a Feather starring Wayne; a mountain man/poet becomes a killer. The Trail of the Wandering Pine starring John Wayne. Rex and Tex humor page. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #59971115
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    Journey into Unknown Worlds (1951 2nd Series) 10 GD- 1.8

    3" spine split from bottom of comic. Lateral spine tears. Centerfold detached at one staple. Cover oxidation.

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  • Item #60079189
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    Jumbo Comics (1938) 158 FN- 5.5

    Cover oxidation.

    Starts Jan 1

    In order of appearance: "Sheena, Queen of the Jungle" art by Robert Webb; "The Ghost Gallery" art by Jack Kamen; "The Hawk" and "Long Bow" art by Robert Webb; and "Space Scout" by Tony D'Adamo. "The Charley Horse Catcher" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #60079194
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    Jungle Comics (1940 Fiction House) 154 VG 4.0

    Starts Dec 18

    Cover pencils by Maurice Whitman. Untitled story, art by Maurice Whitman; A series of forest fires brings KaƤnga and his companions to investigate; They find the villainous white man, Benton, and his fakir, Kasmir, extorting riches from local chief, Torga; Kasmir has used magnifying glasses to spark fires and tells the Chief that they are black magic juju fires. Untitled Jungle Tales story; Trader Jim, N'Boli, and Tommy explore some jungle ruins; After fending off a leopard, Tommy finds a warrior's shield; N'Boli tells him of the importance of shields to a young warrior, and how finding one can bring good fortune. "The Animal Trainer" text story by Clyde Beatty. Untitled story, art by Henry Kiefer; Wambi senses that the local volcano is about to erupt, and he warns his animal friends to flee; Sirdah the Tiger is skeptical and resists; The rest of the animals comply, but run into a hunting party; Sirdah accuses Wambi of leading them into an ambush. Untitled story, art by Tony D'Adamo; The god Kintu sends a warning vision to Chief Lobengola; When Arab slavers arrive, Lobengola leads them into a valley of killer elephants controlled by Kintu. Untitled story, art by Matt Baker; Beylo's golden juju statue has been stolen, and tribesman Kamo blames the Masai, yet has no proof; War will break out unless Tiger Girl can solve the mystery; Her investigation finds a white man guilty of the theft, and worse, setting the two tribes against each other. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #47414068
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    Man to Man Magazine (1949 Picture Magazines) Vol. 3 #9 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Dec 18

    Volume 3, Issue 9 - October 1952. Men's interest magazine focusing on true crime, and war stories. Cover stories include "The Unspeakable Secret of A Hindu Brothel", and "I Tracked Down a Nazi Sadist!". Illustration by Mark Schneider. 8 1/2-i. x 11-in., 68 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $0.25.

  • Item #46249897
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    Men in Action (1952 1st Series Atlas) 1 GD- 1.8

    Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple. 2" Cumulative spine split.

    Starts Dec 18

    "Snow" (art by Paul Reinman), "Ticket Home" (art by Dave Berg), "Truce" (art by Sol Brodsky), "Fairy Tale" (art by Norman Steinberg), "Sweating It Out" (script by Hank Chapman, art by Mac Pakula), plus a two-page text story, "Death in the Dark!" Cover price $0.10.

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    Men in Action (1952 1st Series Atlas) 6 VG- 3.5

    Starts Dec 18
  • Item #46690506
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    Miss America Magazine Vol. 7 (08/47 to 03/52) 44 FR 1.0

    8" cumulative spine split.

    Starts Dec 18

    Title is Patsy Walker Starring in... Miss America, no number on cover, issue (44), March 1952, Patsy Walker (3 stories), Hedy Wolfe. Two-page text story, "All a Mistake!" Al Jaffee cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #59971203
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    Modern Man (1951-1976 PDC) Magazine Vol. 1 #7 GD- 1.8

    5" cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached. Cover oxidation.

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    Modern Man (1951-1976 PDC) Magazine Vol. 1 #10 GD 2.0

    Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.

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    Modern Man (1951-1976 PDC) Magazine Vol. 2 #2 VG+ 4.5

    Staple rust.

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  • Item #60104268
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    Motion Picture Comics (1950) 113 CGC 9.4

    Paper: Cream to off white

    Crowley Copy.

    Label #0074334014

    Starts Jan 1

    Photo cover features George Murphy, Virginia Gilmore and Finlay Currie. Story by Leo Dorfman, from the screenplay by Leo Rosten, et al. Fawcett presents adaptations of popular movies of the 1950s in comics form. This issue is based on Walk East on Beacon, a 1952 spy drama/ film noir starring George Murphy, Finlay Currie and Virginia Gilmore. A federal agent investigating a Soviet spy ring discovers that they are blackmailing a scientist who is working on a top-secret space program. The film, in turn, is based on a magazine article by J. Edgar Hoover, making this the rare comic with ties to the long-running head of the FBI. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #59923122
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    Perfect Crime (1949 Cross) 21 PR 0.5

    Interior complete. Mold. Water saturation. 4" cumulative spine split. Cover oxidation.

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  • Item #60079197
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    Published 1952 by Toby Press.

    Pin-Up Pete (1952) 1 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Jan 1

    Stories and art by Jack Sparling and others. In this one-shot, Toby Press collects the adventures of Pin-Up Pete, a "cheesecake" backup feature from Monty Hall of the U.S. Marines (1951) geared toward men in uniform of the 1950s. Marine "Pin-Up Pete" discusses women he has known, an excuse to present full-page pin-ups featuring good-girl art by Jack Sparling. Also, a lascivious veteran Marine, Lover O'Leary, introduces two new recruits to his lovely Liberty Belles, women with names like Blue Plate Blossom, Queenie Quadrille, and Three-Quarters-of-a-Mile Miriam. Pin-Up Pete; One Hunnert Percent Female!!!; Up Front with the Marines; From the Halls of Montezuma...; ...To the Shores of Tripoli!; Lover O'Leary and His Liberty Belles. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #59564439
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    Roy Rogers Comics (1948-1961 Dell (And Trigger, # 92 on) 49 CGC 6.0

    Paper: Off white to white

    Slab: Minor side/edge crack(s)

    1 piece of tape on interior cover.

    Label #0132184001

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    Photo cover of the famous singing cowboy, plus interior photos. The Mystery of Circle Lake starring Roy Rogers and Trigger, art by the Al McKimson team; Cattle are rustled by flying boat from Circle Lake. Breed of the Pioneers text story, art by Albert Micale; Chuckwagon Charley's Tales story, art by Hi Mankin and Albert Micale; Dan Pace gets lost in a blizzard. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #59666065
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    Published Feb 1952 by EC.

    Shock Suspenstories (1952) 1 FR 1.0

    Classic electrocution cover

    Near complete spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Heavy oxidation. Brittle.

    Starts Jan 1

    Cover art by Albert B. Feldstein. The Neat Job!, script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Jack Kamen; An abused housewife married to a neat freak snaps one day and neatly dices the sections of her husband's body into small jars. Yellow!, script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Jack Davis; A Colonel's son faces the firing squad for cowardice under fire, and is court-martialed and found guilty, sentenced to die by firing squad. Alibi! text story by Albert B. Feldstein. The Monsters!, script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), pencils by Joe Orlando, inks by Joe Orlando; Aliens deposit their mutant births on Earth which, to them, appear as horrible monsters, but appear as regular human beings to the Earth men. The Rug!, script by Ball Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); Conrad and his friend Reggie head up to the big woods for some relaxation, as well as going hunting for a grizzly bear. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #59666097
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    Published Aug 1952 by Ziff Davis.

    Space Busters (1952) 2 GD- 1.8

    4"-5" Page tears on a few pages. Water damage.

    Starts Jan 1

    Painted cover art by Allen Anderson. Ad for Jim Prentice Electric Football. Victory on Valda, art by Murphy Anderson; Captain Crockett's troops have a hard time convincing the freedom fighters of the planetoid Valda that they're not just as bad as the Belzarians, until nurse Wing saves Menso's daughter Rada. Every Space Buster a One-Man Army; Everything you want to know about their metallo-plastic helmets, thermo rifle, proton pistol, micro-grenades, and Space Buster Academy outside Luna City on the Moon. Remember Makano, art by Murphy Anderson; After the traitor Senstral leads an attack of the Utani ape-men on the outpost on Makano, Captain Crockett leads a select platoon that decimates the Utani barracks and destroys the Belzarian death ray tank corps. The True Story of Flying Saucers text story by Harry Harrison. Life in the Solar System, art by Everett Raymond Kinstler; Mercury is too hot, Jupiter is too cold, but they hold out the possibility of life on Venus and Mars. Mission to Baldor!, art by Marvin Stein; Capt. Crockett befriends Sabra, the leader of the guerilla movement on the planetoid Baldor. The Batmen of Luna, art by John Prentice. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Sparkie, Radio Pixie (1951) Big Jon 3 GD 2.0

    Starts Dec 18

    # 4 is titled Big Jon and Sparkie. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #58920400
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    Published 1952 by Atlas.

    Spellbound (1952 Atlas) 2 GD- 1.8

    2" Cumulative spine split.

    Starts Jan 1

    Cover art by Bill Everett. What's Wrong with Charlie Brown?, script by Hank Chapman, art by Al Hartley. The End!, art by Russ Heath. The Last Tattoo, script by Hank Chapman, pencils by Fred Kida. The Green Man text story. Horror Story, art by Bill Everett. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Spirit (1952 Fiction House) 1 CGC 3.0

    Paper: Off white to white

    Label #4308126007

    Starts Jan 1

    Stories by Jules Feiffer. Reprints of the later years of the Spirit strip, when Will Eisner's crimefighter was being run by other cartoonists in his studio. This issue includes Spirit strips #586, 590, 596, and 597. A man claiming to be Denny Colt suddenly shows up in Central City demanding his inheritance - but Denny Colt is The Spirit; A strange tale involving an abandoned bride, a missing treasure, a mysterious ape, and several murders; Young Marvin resolves to plot the perfect murder and get away with it. The Case of the Counterfeit Killer; The Curse of Claymore Castle; The Plot of the Perfect Crime; Panic on Pier 8. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Straight Arrow (1950 Magazine Enterprises) 22 GD 2.0 (R)

    Restored (see item notes)

    RESTORATION. Color touch, trimming, spine rebuild, spine split seal and replaced staples. 3" Cumulative spine split. Water spotting.

    Starts Jan 1

    Art by Bob Powell and Fred Meagher. Cover by Frank Frazetta. Rancher Steve Adams, a Comanche raised by white settlers, has a secret identity as the warrior Straight Arrow, a hero who first appeared on a popular radio show. Steve's efforts to impress new neighbor Nan only get worse when Packy and Molly try to help. Red Hawk and Bigfoot are taken as legendary figures of prophecy by a neighboring tribe. Straight Arrow, mistaken for part of a raiding party, risks capture to save his horse Fury. Cover by legendary artist Frank Frazetta. Steve Adams - Badman!; The Luck of Loud Calf!; Red Hawk: Beast of the Bayous!!; Trial by Fury! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 5 GD- 1.8

    3" spine split from bottom of comic. Cover oxidation.

    Starts Jan 1

    The Room Without a Door, script by Hank Chapman, art by Joe Maneely; A scientist rejects science as useless for discovering the secret of time travel and turns to black magic instead; When he hears of a woman related to a witch burned in 1692 living nearby, he spies on her through a window and sees her summon the ghost of her ancestor. Welcome To the Werewolves text story. Little Man Who Was There, art by Jim Mooney; Dennis Ames keeps seeing a strange little man just before some disaster happens that he narrowly escapes, and he eventually comes to realize that he can't escape forever, because the little man is Death. The Trap, script by Carl Wessler, art by Manny Stallman. My Brother Harry, art by Tony DiPreta. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 13 CGC 5.5

    Paper: Off white to white

    Label #0958250012

    Starts Jan 1

    Cover art by Bill Everett. The Witching Hours!, art by Ed Goldfarb; A man marries the beautiful daughter of a witch. The Power of Hatred text story. Death Makes a Deal!, art by Ed Robbins; A washed-up reporter needs to come up with a scoop or he will be fired; He meets Death, who reveals future tragedies to him so that he can write up the stories. The Hiding Place, script by Carl Wessler, art by John Tartaglione; Three crooks hide the money they've stolen and agree to retrieve it in a year. The Bugs, art by Larry Woromay. The Secret of Christopher Morse, art by Ed Winiarski. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Suzie Comics (1945) 89 GD 2.0

    1/4" spine split from top.

    Starts Dec 18

    Katy Keene by Bill Woggon. Cover price $0.10.

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    Terrors of the Jungle (1952) 17 CGC 5.5

    Paper: Off white to white

    Label #4349059018

    Starts Jan 1

    Cover art by L. B. Cole. "Revenge of the Black Magic Idol"; Amazo destroys Gahna's village and enslaves his people. She pricks her finger on the idol of Janus, which she had hoped would help her defeat Rulah, and dies from its poison. "Silent Death"; Skeeter sends his wife, Liz, to Rulah's village to try out the Red Death bacteria he stole. "The Strangest Punishment" text story. "Mankillers"; Renture keeps his subjects by lying to them that they are cursed; In fact, it is their dimly-lit city that disfigures them. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Tomb of Terror (1952 Harvey) 2 CBCS 6.0

    Paper: Off white to white

    Label #23-0D67F1E-005

    Starts Jan 1

    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Lee Elias, Joe Certa, Moe Marcus, Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, Rudy Palais and Joe Certa. Tomb of Terror was one of Harvey Comics' notorious pre-Code horror comics. A professor aspires to join an evil cult. Carl wants the Treasure of Golgoth, even if it costs the lives of his friends. A murderous ventriloquist steals an evil dummy that encourages him to kill again. Cult of Evil; The Quagmire Beast; The End; Atlantis; The Last Word; No Place To Hide!; The Crypt of Death. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Tomb of Terror (1952 Harvey) 3 CGC 7.5

    Paper: Cream to off white

    Label #1452390004

    Starts Jan 1

    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Lee Elias, Joe Certa, Moe Marcus, Rudy Palais and Joe Certa. Tomb of Terror was one of Harvey Comics' notorious pre-Code horror comics. Invading aliens wipe out the entire human race, except for Joe. Evil Countess Aurora trades her soul to Satan in exchange for ruling her country. A pagan idol gives a losing gambler incredible luck, for exactly one year. Crypt of Tomorrow; The Captain of Death; Cavern of the Doomed; The Ape Man; Weird Worlds; The Cry of Satan; Death Pact; Birth of a Vampire. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Mar 1952 by EC.

    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 12 CGC 4.5

    Paper: Off white to white

    Label #4097232002

    Starts Jan 1

    Cover by Wally Wood. Stories by Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein. Art by Jack Kamen, Wally Wood and Joe Orlando. NOTE: There are two issues in this series numbered 12. The one dated March/April 1950 is issue # 1 in the series. The issue pictured here, dated March/April 1952, is the actual # 12 in the series. EC's influential New Trend title featured some legendary sci-fi and comics artists. A scientist reaches the upper atmosphere just in time to see the Earth destroyed in a nuclear holocaust. A space captain has no patience for pets, which turns out to be ironic, with art by Wally Wood. In another Wood story, a man builds a robot version of himself so he can cheat on his wife, but that doesn't work out as planned. Plus The EC "Artist of the Issue" featuring Wally Wood. Day-in-the-life space cover by Wood has his ultra-detailed backgrounds. A Goble is a Knogs Best Friend; The Last Man; The Android; Chewed Out! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Youthful Romances (1949 Pix-Parade) 13 VG 4.0

    1" cumulative spine split. Centerfold loose at one staple.

    Starts Jan 1

    Cover by Ed Goldfarb and Bob Baer. Stories and art by Stephen Kirkel, Harry Harrison, and Doug Wildey. Tales of love and heartbreak, with a twist: in-story appearances by real-life musicians of the era. Redheaded Carol learns that the vain singer she works for is lip-synching, and the actual singer is the man she loves, so she seeks help from real-life singer Richard Hayes. Bobby is torn between her love of teacher Tom and her aspirations for wealth and social success. Plus a profile and photo of legendary radio comedians Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding. Cover features a photo of Richard Hayes. Voice of Love; I Choose Love; The Fantastic Bob and Ray; Fishing for Love; No Song in My Heart. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.