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Comic books November 1953

  • Vol. 1 #11
    Jackpot (1952 Youthful Magazines) More Cartoons and Gags Vol. 1 #11

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    Adult Humor digest featuring cartoons by various artists. Softcover Digest, 5 1/2-in. x 7-in., 98 Pages, B&W, Mature Readers 18+. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 4 #5
    Jest (1941-1964 Humorama) Digest Vol. 4 #5

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    Volume 4, Issue 5 - November, 1953. Humor Digest featuring adult cartoons and Pin-Ups. Softcover Digest, 5 1/2-in. x 7-in., 98 Pages, B&W, Mature Readers 18+. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #80
    Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 80

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    Cover by Ham Fisher. Stories and art by Ham Fisher. The amiable boxer strip resumes its focus on boxing as the Korean conflict winds down. A five-round exhibition fight with Antoine L'Boeuf for the Delinquent Children's Camp turns into a grudge match. Joe reveals that L'Boeuf was a Nazi collaborator he encountered during WWII. Plus a history of boxing. Five Rounds of Terror; Identity Revealed; Athlete's Feat; In This Corner. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Journey into Fear (1951) 16
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
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    • 2" cumulative spine split (chew). Spine roll.

    Death by Invitation; a man sentenced to die decides to become law, judge, jury, and executioner. Demons of the Deep; a Sea Fiend rules an underwater kingdom and enters the surface world once a year to kill. Bony Hands of the Deep text story. The Stolen Corpse; a hunchback robs graves to make a creature, who becomes Little Miss Murder. The Monster's Revenge; a female hunter goes halfway around the world to escape an evil of her own creation. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    Judge (1953 2nd Series) Vol. 1 #2

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    2nd Series, resurrected in October 1953 as a 32 page weekly publication. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 5 #10
    Jungle Stories (1938-1954 Fiction House) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 5 #10

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    Volume 5, Issue 10 - Winter 1953. Pulp magazine focused on tales of Jungle adventure and intrigue. This issue features "Fane of the Python Princess" by John Peter Drummond, "The Wizardry of Ndeze" by JW Benjamin, "The Marriage-Hat of Golandi" by M.E. Counselman", and more. 7-in. x 10-in., 128 pages, Text (with B&W illustrations and photos) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #41
    Justice Comics (1948) 41
    • Interior is complete. Extensive accumulation of defects.
  • Issue #56
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 56
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A woman joins a gang that uses hitchhiking to rob hapless motorists. An FBI agent is captured by foreign spies. A restaurateur who dabbles in crime gets in over his head. The cover features a fun in-joke for Kirby fans, as the five suspects in the line-up are caricatures of Simon & Kirby studio artists Ben Oda, Joe Simon, Joe Genola, Mort Meskin and Jack Kirby. The Hitch Heisters; G-Man Payoff!; Big Fool; Closeups; Tropical Alibi!; Side-Liner! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Kaanga (1949) 17

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    Cover art by Maurice Whitman. "Tembu, the Elephant!", art by Maurice Whitman; When the Iboras refuse to give warriors to the Rugas, the Rugas attack the Iboras' kraal with an enormous elephant under the command of Tembu; Trader Grant's daughter and Ann are taken hostage; Kaänga and Musungu follow the Rugas to their own country. "The Tabu City" text story by John Rensler. "The Battle of Giants, Tembu's Terror Trail," art by Maurice Whitman; Kaänga and Musungu attack the Rugas; The battle is not going well for Kaänga, and he elects to summon Marmo to battle Tembu's giant elephant. Untitled story, art by Charles Sultan; Gorth, former lancer, seeks revenge on Inspector Brian for the amputation of Gorth's hand; Terry rescues the inspector and Gorth is killed by a charging oryx. "King of the River!", art by Maurice Whitman; Gus Corrigan, seeking his lost brother, asks Kaänga to help him; Unknown to Corrigan, his brother has been captured by a gorilla cult and the leader of the cult has given him amnesia-inducing drugs and convinced him that he is the gorilla god Jebola, returned to his people; Kaänga locates the cultists and frees Corrigan's brother and turns the cult leader over to the district commissioner. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Katy Keene (1949-1961 Archie) 13
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
  • Issue #32
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  • Issue #44
    Kilroys (1947) 44

    The Kilroys (Americas Funniest Family!) combined the family humor of the then-new sitcom format with Archie-style teen hijinks featuring Katie, Natch, and pal Solid Jackson. Wilbur wants his pretty cousin to make trouble for Natch and Judy, but she falls for Solid Jackson instead; Natch and Solid decide to join the girls who are camping in the woods, but they get a little too close to the girls camp; Katie organizes a benefit dance, but when she neglects to hire a band, 50s music star Lawrence Welk steps in (featuring a cameo by Lawrence Welk). Also includes a bewildering full-page advertisement for Hitler stamps left over from WWII Europe. Solid Jackson; Quick as a Flash!; Girl Gets Boy!; Bye, Bye, Bonds!; Natch; Nice Work; The Big Promotion!; Winner Take All! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    King of the Royal Mounted (1952-1958 Dell) 13

    Stories by Gaylord Du Bois. Art by Stan Campbell. Painted cover by William George. The adventures of Canadian Mountie Dave King, a character created by Western novelist Zane Grey. This series featured gorgeous cover paintings of derring-do in the best Men's Adventure tradition. King helps a local tribe confront the apparently supernatural menace of the Ju-eebee. Also featuring a text piece on the Grizzly Bear. Yet another stunning cover, this one featuring a wolf attack. The Grizzly Bear; Menace of the Mountains. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Lawbreakers Suspense Stories (1953 Charlton) 15

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  • Issue #63
    Leading Screen Comics (1950) 63
  • Issue #91
    Lil Abner (1947) 91
    Published Nov 1953 by Harvey.

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    Cover art by Al Capp. Untitled story, script and art by Al Capp; A mad scientist creates a real version of a movie monster. Untitled story, script and art by Al Capp; Li'l Abner meets his cousin Stonewall. "Hairless Joe and Lonesome Polecat!!", script and art by Al Capp; Lonesome Polecat and Hairless Joe are declared menaces to Dogpatch because they are still bachelors. Untitled story, script and art by Al Capp; Dogpatch is visited by creatures from the moon. The Prospector one-page story by Mel Lazarus. The Mysterious Leslie A Memphis Smith Adventure text story by Donald George. Untitled one-page story, script and art by Harvey Kurtzman. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    Lion (1952-1959 Amalgamated Press) UK 1st Series 90
    • Staples missing (disintegrated).
  • Issue #91
    Lion (1952-1959 Amalgamated Press) UK 1st Series 91
    • Staples missing (disintegrated).
  • Issue #92
    Lion (1952-1959 Amalgamated Press) UK 1st Series 92
    • Staples missing (disintegrated).
  • Issue #93
    Lion (1952-1959 Amalgamated Press) UK 1st Series 93
    • Staples missing (disintegrated).
  • Issue #2
    Little Dot (1953 1st Series) 2
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    Stories and art by Steve Muffatti and others. Cover by Warren Kremer. One of the mainstays of Harvey's long-running kids' comics, Little Dot also features Richie Rich and Little Lotta. A dog follows Little Dot to school. Richie Rich's jerky cousin Reggie Van Dough makes his debut, in a story that also introduces Richie's pals Freckles and Peewee. Dot's latest crazy relative is Uncle Alp, who would rather scale twenty-story buildings than walk around the park. Plus an explanatory note "from" Dot, introducing her friends to the reader. Dog's Life; Richie Rich: Problem Child; Little Lotta; Uncle Alp. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2N
    Little Eva 3-D Comics (1953) 2N
    • 3" cumulative spine split, centerfold detached.

    No glasses Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2W
    Little Eva 3-D Comics (1953) 2W

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  • Issue #2
    Little Lizzie (1953 Atlas) 2

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  • Issue #65
    Little Lulu (1948-1980 Dell/Gold Key) 65

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    Little Lulu Pays a Sick Call; Mr. McNabbem fakes being sick in an attempt to catch Lulu playing hooky. The Well-Dressed Ghost; Lulu and Tubby deliver a suit and encounter a ghost in the cemetery. The Little Wild Boy; Tubby dresses like a wild boy to keep the girls away from an apple tree in the woods. The Peacemaker; Lulu tries to keep Tubby and Willy from fighting. Hiccups; Tubby tries to help Lulu get over her hiccups. Ol' Witch Hazel and the Dusty Castle; Lulu tells Alvin about when Hazel captures the poor little girl to clean her castle. The Butler; Tubby tries to prove to Gloria that he is brave. Two-page text story, Lulus Diry ("Diary"). 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Lone Ranger (1948-1962 Dell) 65

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    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Dollars of Doom, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Train robbers pretend to be detectives from New York in order to avoid detection. The Wyoming War, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The owner of the Double Bar ranch wants to force out the other ranchers in the county. The Courage of Little Crane text story by Gaylord Du Bois. The Skunk Bear, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; In the dead of winter, Little Buck is bitten by a skunk bear (wolverine) raiding their storehouse; Young Hawk must track down and kill the intruder before he ruins their trap lines. Ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Robin Roberts. Based on the popular Western TV series. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Lone Rider (1951) 10

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    Western comics featuring the masked hero Lone Rider and other champions of Old West justice. Lone Rider intervenes when townsfolk accuse a sheriff's son of cowardice. Lone Rider and Bright Feather help immigrant workers being cheated by their employer. The Hermit weaponizes bees to keep poachers away from his claim. Hold That Hanging!; Battle-Cry!; Screaming Arrow; Trouble Trail; Tenderfoot's Gold. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Lone Rider (1951) 16

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    Western comics featuring the masked hero Lone Rider and other champions of Old West justice. Lone Rider is captured by a wagon train party that thinks he's part of a bandit gang. Lone Rider tries to stop a covered wagon from entering dangerous territory. Plus comics biographies of Daniel Boone and Matoaka, aka Pocahontas. Lynch Law!; Outlaws of the Sage; Old Hermit: Hermit Come Home; Pocahontas... But What Was Her Real Name?; Massacre Powwow; The Greatest Trail Blazer! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #145
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies (1941-1962 Dell) 145

    #145, 11/53, 10c. Issue has Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Mary Jane & Sniffles, Henery Hawk, Tweety & Sylvester, and Little Pancho Vanilla in untitled stories, Daffy Duck in "Town Meeting," a two-page text story "A Fish Story," and one-page gag strips. Story and art credits: unknown. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Love and Marriage (1952 Superior) 11

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    Art by Matt Baker and others. Pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior, featuring elements of crime, infidelity and good-girl art that later romance comics eschewed. Sharon gets bored with her square steady Bill and sets out for excitement as a "party girl," but quickly gets in over her head. Plus a story with art by good-girl art legend Matt Baker. I Wanted Excitement; And Baby Makes Three; Darling, Come Back; Love to Share. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 47 #2
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  • Vol. 37 #3
    Love Short Stories (1940-1955 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 37 #3

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  • Issue #43
    Lovelorn (1950) 43

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    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by Kenneth Landau and others. Tales of romance from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, one of the earliest of the romantic comics genre of the postwar era. Matt wonders if Ellen is the wrong girl for him because of her bad-girl reputation; A former child actress falls for her co-star, but the studio doesnt want them dating; A psychiatrist falls for her handsome patient, but theres all those ethics regulations to consider. I Had to Be Bad!; Cupid's Knitting Needles; Love Comes of Age; Love Is a State of Mind!; The Things Money Can't Buy; They Called Me --- Just Average! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Lovers (1952) 55
    Published Nov 1953 by Marvel.

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    "The Man I Love" (art by John Tartaglione?), "Second Chance" (art by Jay Scott Pike), "Paula Loves Ken," "After the Honeymoon," and a two-page text story, "I, Rebecca." Al Hartley cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #3
    MacKill's Mystery Magazine (1952-1954 Todd Publishing) UK Edition Vol. 3 #3

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  • Vol. 3 #1
    MacKill's Mystery Magazine (1952-1954 Todd Publishing) US Edition Vol. 3 #1

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  • Vol. 5 #5
    Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1949-Present Mercury Publications) Vol. 5 #5

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    Cover by Mel Hunter. Fantasy and science fiction stories by Clifford D. Simak, Robert Abernathy, Margaret St. Clair (as Idris Seabright), Mindret Lord, Stewart Royce, Vance Randolph, Kris Neville, Randall Garrett, Cleve Cartmill, Theodore Sturgeon, and Mildred Clingerman. Softcover. 5.5-in. x 7.5-in. 128 newsprint pages, black and white (all text). Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 3 #11
    Male (1950-1981 Male Publishing Corp.) Vol. 3 #11

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    Volume 3, Issue 11 - November 1953. Adventure stories, articles and nude photos. Cover by Rafael DeSoto. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 98 Pages B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 2 #1
    Man's Life (1952-1961 Crestwood) 1st Series Vol. 2 #1

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  • Vol. 1 #11
    Manhunt (1953 digest) UK Edition Vol. 1 #11

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  • Vol. 1 #11
    Manhunt (1953-1967 Eagle Publications) Vol. 1 #11

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  • Vol. 47 #2
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  • Vol. 8 #1
    Max Brand's Western Magazine (1949-1954 Popular Publications) Pulp Vol. 8 #1

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    November 1953. Feature story "Hangtree Kid" by H. A. DeRosso. Novelettes "The Devil's Spread" by Bruce Cassidy and "Blood of the Gunborn" by Will Cook. Short stories by Frank Scott York, Gordon D. Shirreffs, and J. L. Bouma. Few interior illustrations. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in.; black and white; 114 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 2 #11
    Men Magazine (1952-1982 Zenith Publishing Corp.) Vol. 2 #11

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  • Issue #24
    Men's Adventures (1951 Marvel/Atlas) 24

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    Sol Brodsky cover. "The Screaming Beasts" (art by George Tuska); "The Torture Master;" (art by Russ Heath); "No Guts!" (art by Joe Maneely); and "Buried Alive!" (art by John Romita). Two page text story, "The Terror at the Wayside Inn!" (Thanks to Grand Comics Database for the above artist information!) Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 8

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    Cover art by Carl Burgos. The Lizard-Man, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely; A representative of an underground race of lizard-men asks the leaders of UN countries for some surface territory for their people; When he is rebuffed, he releases volcanic activity upon the surface world. The Werewolf Was Afraid, art by John Romita; An English sports hunter journeys to Austria with the intention of hunting werewolves. The Face of Horror, script by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath; Derck Winters is quite possibly the ugliest man in the world; Trapped within a pitiful existence, Derck's shame prevents him from forming any sort of social bonds including friendships, romantic relationships or even the ability to hold a job. The Wooden Woman. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • 1953, #11
    Micky Maus (German 1951 Egmont Ehapa) 1953, #11

    No. 11, November 1953 - German language reprint. 32 pages, full color.

  • 1954, #11
    Micky Maus (German 1951 Egmont Ehapa) 1954, #11

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    No. 11, Nov 1954 - German language reprint. 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #47
    Mighty Mouse (1947 St. John/Pines) 47
  • Issue #48
    Millie the Model (1946) 48

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    Scripts by Stan Lee, art by Dan DeCarlo. Hanover and His Gals back-up. Chili back-up. Cover price $0.10.