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Comic books November 1953

  • Issue #3A
    Three Stooges (1953 St. John) 3A

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    WITH GLASSES. This is a 3-D comic. 3A does include the original 3-D glasses. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3B
    Three Stooges (1953 St. John) 3B

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    NO GLASSES. This is a 3-D comic. Warning! 3B does not contain the original 3-D glasses distributed with the book. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 78 #3
    Thrilling Love (1931-1955 Metropolitan-Standard) Pulp Vol. 78 #3

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  • Vol. 43 #1
    Thrilling Wonder Stories (1936-1955 Beacon/Better/Standard) Pulp Vol. 43 #1
    • Staple rust.

    Cover by Walter Popp. Stories by Kendell Foster Crossen, and Dwight V. Swain. Virgil Finlay illustrations. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #38
    Tim Holt (1948) 38

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    Art by Frank Bolle, Ernie Bache and Dick Ayers. Cover by Frank Bolle. Western adventure starring movie cowboy Tim Holt. Masked femme fatale The Black Phantom decides to go straight, but her old gang uses her as bait to trap Redmask. Ghost Rider seeks the secret of phantom gunmen. Redmask tracks The Cape, a crooked magician who robs his audiences (different from The Cape who appears in issue #22). Exceptionally well-composed cover by Frank Bolle. Return of the Black Phantom!; The Ghost Rider: The Phantom Guns of Feather Gap!; Crimes of the Cape; The Crazy Quilt Suit! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Tip Topper Comics (1949) 25

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  • Issue #112
    Tom and Jerry (1949-1980 Dell/Gold Key) 112

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Featuring: Tom & Jerry tale; Adventures of Tom tale; Barney Bear & Benny Burro tale; Big Spike & Little Tyke tale; Bertie Bird text story "Bertie Bird's Winter in the Snow"; Wuff the Prairie Dog tale; Jerry & Tuffy 2-pager; Fuzzy & Wuzzy tale; Flip 'n' Dip 2-pager; and Droopy 1-pager. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (1952-1954 Dell) 4
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    Cover by Alden McWilliams. Photo from Tom Corbett TV series. Untitled story, script by Paul Newman, art by John Lehti; Tom and the other cadets go in search of missing Professor Thornton and run into a Martian picpup (which can create illusions) and the Bor Borito's people. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Tomahawk (1950) 20
    Published Nov 1953 by DC.

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    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Retreat of Tomahawk, art by Bruno Premiani. Pioneer War Correspondent starring Tomahawk, art by Bruno Premiani. The Legend of the Shining Canoe--Tales of the Arrow Maker, art by Fred Ray. The Mississippi River Pirates starring Tomahawk, pencils by Bruno Premiani, inks by Ray Burnley. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Tomb of Terror (1952) 12

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Manny Stallman, John Giunta, Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, and Jack Sparling. Tomb of Terror was one of Harvey Comics' notorious pre-Code horror comics. A scientist's evolving machine turns him into an advanced being, until he takes it too far. The series continues its trend of offbeat horror stories with a Western version of the classic Don Quixote. A man murders his brother....too bad they were Siamese twins. Evolution; Terror; The Story of the Witch/The Hand Behind the Head; Don Coyote: A Boo of the Month; Tale of Cain; Blind Alley; Terror Tricks; Gambling Fever. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Treasure Chest Vol. 09 (1953) 5

    November 5, 1953

  • Issue #6
    Treasure Chest Vol. 09 (1953) 6

    November 19, 1953

  • Vol. 33 #198
    True (1937-1976 Country/Fawcett/Petersen) Vol. 33 #198

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  • Issue #376
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  • Vol. 10 #6
    True Crime (1953) True Crime Magazine Vol. 10 #6

    Volume 10, Issue 6 - November, 1953. True crime articles, stories and photos. Softcover Magazine, 8.5" x 11", 74 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 60 #1
    True Detective (1924-1995 MacFadden) True Crime Magazine Vol. 60 #1
  • Issue #24
    True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949) 24

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bill Draut, John Prentice and Bob Powell. Torrid tales of love and heartbreak dressed up as advice to the lovelorn from Harvey. Frustrated country girl Carol goes to New York, and gets caught up in the tawdry world of jazz in smoky nightclubs. Redheaded Claire gets a secretary job that could be her ticket out of tenement life, but boyfriend Tom isn't so thrilled. Gail falls for fisherman Dan, but she's terrified at his dangerous occupation. Sin Town; Can My Marriage Wait?; Crying On the Inside...; Tempted; Storm Warning; Pick-Up; Raw Passion. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #56
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  • Vol. 58 #3
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  • Vol. 69 #4
    True Story Magazine (1919-1992 MacFadden Publications) Vol. 69 #4

    Volume 69, Issue 4 - November 1953. Photos and articles focusing on American life. "What Women Should Know About Men", "I Cook For Men Who Like Meat With Gravy." . 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 140 pages B&W.

  • Issue #11
    True War Romances (1952) 11
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    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached. Soiling on interior pages.
  • Issue #11
    Two-Gun Kid (1948) 11
    Published Nov 1953 by Marvel.
    • Cover detached. Staining in interior.

    Cover by Syd Shores. Untitled story, art by Fred Kida; Southwestern Railroad is having trouble keeping it's workings in line; It's affecting production, and railroad owner Franklin Calhoun faces financial ruin if the rail line does not get finished in time; Calhoun hires the Two-Gun Kid to help. "Stranger in Town" text story. Untitled story, art by Fred Kida; The town of Taos is taken over by El Toro and his gang; Passing through the area in the beating sun is the Two-Gun Kid who needs water fast; He comes across the exiled residents of Taos who tell him of El Toro's take over. Untitled story, art by George Tuska; The Black Rider enters the trial of Salinas Slade and asks to be sworn in as a witness. Untitled story, art by Fred Kida; The Two-Gun Kid comes across a stage coach being attacked by outlaws and comes to its rescue, shooting them dead; He checks on the passengers and learns that one of them is a boxer named Lefty Benton who is heading to Julesberg to fight it out with Ox Leach. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #3
    Two-Gun Western (1953-1957 Western Fiction-Stadium) Pulp 6th Series Vol. 1 #3

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  • Issue #14
    Uncanny Tales (1952 Atlas) 14
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    Edited by Stan Lee. Cover by Sol Brodsky. Stories by Russ Heath, Dick Ayers, Ed Winiarski, Mort Lawrence, and Joe Sinnott. Tantalizing tales of suspense and horror, sometimes with science fiction elements. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #11
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  • Issue #5
    United States Fighting Air Force (1952 Canada) 5
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #3714942025

    Despite the US affiliation in the title, this was an original war comic from Canadian publisher Superior, with early issues focused on the then-current Korean War. The Brant brothers are twins in both looks and flying ability, and when trouble comes, it comes for both of them. Ace pilot Johnny Anger is in hot water after he strafes enemy soldiers hiding out in a Buddhist temple. When Clay and Pete contend for the same woman, the rivalry carries over into their air missions, where they depend on each other to stay alive. Brothers Courageous; The Vanishing Target; Destination Doom; Blood on the Clouds; Rescue Squadron. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 33
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Tear seals. Piece of tape on interior front cover.

    Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for MAD magazine. "Together They Lie!", art by Reed Crandall; Agnes and her boss's attorney decided to create a major hoax on her employer, Mr. Horton, as she implied to him that his wife was having an affair with his attorney. "Let the Punishment Fit the Crime!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Jack Davis; Children in town question people about various things regarding death and funerals, and are fascinated about a man dying in the electric chair. "Wrecker!" text story. E.C. Addict Fan Club promo. "A Slight Case of Murder!", art by George Evans; Doc Swanson gazes up at the abandoned mansion on the hill and figures it holds the answer to all of the killings. "Strung Along!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); Tony once was a famed puppeteer, performing shows all over and becoming quite wealthy. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #4
    Verdict (1953 Flying Eagle Publications) UK Edition Vol. 1 #4

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  • Issue #158
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 158

    52 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    War Comics (1950 Atlas) 22
    • Cover loose at staples.
    • Chew.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
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  • Issue #18
    Wartime Romances (1951) 18
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497656015
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    • Trimmed
    • Cover TRIMMED. Cover coming loose at one staple, 1" spine split from bottom.
  • Issue #8
    Web of Evil (1952) 8

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    "Creature of Doom"; Nuclear scientist Paul Allen is left to die on the site of an atom bomb test; His treacherous colleague Serb works for "the reds" and plans on leaving the country with Allens wife Gena. "Flaming Vengeance," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Greedy landlord Cal Arnum burns down his own tenement block to cash in on the insurance; The loss of dozens of lives means nothing to him. "Death Prowls the Streets," pencils by Jack Cole; Famous, but retired investigator Emmett Dru takes on one last case; A homicidal maniac is spreading terror throughout the city. "Cast Back the Dead" text story. "Valley of Horror," pencils by Jack Cole; A couple take a shortcut through 'Perdition Valley' after seeing it on a road map found near a car crash site; The car accident victim was a known racketeer. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Weird Science (1950 E.C.) 22

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    Final issue of the series (becomes Weird Science-Fantasy). "A New Beginning" (art by Al Williamson, with assistance from Frank Frazetta, Roy Krenkel, and Bernard Krigstein), "The Headhunters" (art by George Evans), "My World" (the classic story by Wally Wood), and "Outcast of the Stars" (adapted from the story by Ray Bradbury; art by Joe Orlando). Wood cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 45 #5
    Weird Tales (1923-1985 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 45 #5

    Volume 45, Issue 5 - November 1953. Edited by Dorothy McIlwraith. Horror and Fantasy stories in the pulp style. 6.75-in. x 10-in.; 128 newsprint pages, text (with B&W illustrations). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #8
    Weird Terror (1952) 8

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    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Alberta Tewks, Marty Elkin, and Rudy Palais. Pre-Code horror comics by the talents at the Iger Shop. Bank robbers take refuge on an old woman's farm, but it turns out the farm is already the refuge for something not quite human. In an adaptation of Ambrose Bierce's The Man and the Snake, an evil old man is terrified by a deadly snake in his bedroom. A warlord chooses the wrong woman as the spoils of his conquest. Also featuring a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. Blood of the Bat; Step into My Parlor; Mirror Image; The Improved Kiss; The Little Ghost. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #665
    Wide World (UK Edition 1898 George Newnes Ltd) Pulp 665

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    November 1953. A collection of true stories from all over the world. 180 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 17 #2
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  • Issue #62
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 62
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #3727538009
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    • Interior complete. Heavy accumulation of damages.

    Cover pencils by Irwin Hasen, inks by Bernard Sachs. "Wonder Woman's Triple Identity!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; A criminal advertises he has Wonder Woman's sandals, and three women show up to claim them. Harvest Moon text article. "Lamp of the Leprechauns," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Wonder Woman has to relight the leprechaun's magic lamp with fire from Halley's Comet. The Amazing Leaning Tower text article. "The Secret of the Amazon Earrings!", script by Robert Kanigher, art by Harry G. Peter; Origin of Diana's Earings; She makes them out of part of her tiara; They contain oxygen. NOTE: There is a Pizza Hut Collector's Edition reprint of this comic from 1977. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    World's Finest (1941) 67
    Published Nov 1953 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1482247013

    Cover art by Winslow Mortimer. Metropolis--Crime Center starring Superman, art by Al Plastino; A dying millionaire takes revenge on Metropolis by staging a gangster treasure hunt. Tomahawk's Battle Song, art by Fred Ray. A Livestock Lallapalooza starring Dover and Clover, art by Henry Boltinoff. Eight Crimes of the Octopus Gang starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Fugitive from Berlin, script by Dave Wood. Bombardment by Butterflies text story by Jack E. Miller. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Millionaire Detective starring Batman and The Zero, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 33 #12
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  • Issue #51
    Young Love (1949-1957) 51

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    Art by Bob McCarty, Mort Meskin, Bill Draut, Al Eadeh and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #51 on cover; Vol. 5, issue #9 in indicia. Terry questions her own motives in marrying wealthy Colin. Nurse Lois knows that handsome patient Grant is suffering from a broken heart. Redheaded speed demon Ellen meets handsome cop Ben while street-racing in her souped-up jalopy. At this point in the series, the stories become pretty offbeat for romance comics. To Marry For Money; The Will To Love; Roughhouse Ready; Give Me Your Blessing; What Advice Would YOU Have Given?; Speed! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Zoo Funnies (1953 2nd Series Capitol/Charlton) 3

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  • Issue #71UK
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