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Comic books September 1956

  • Issue #79
    1000 Jokes Magazine (1937-1968 Dell) 79

    Sept-Nov, 1956. Humor magazine featuring humorous essays, short satires, cartoons and light verse. This Issue features Bob Hope. Saddle Stitched, 8 1/2- x 10 1/2-in, 48 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #9
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    Published Sep 1956 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #40
    Abbott and Costello (1948 St. John) 40

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  • Issue #220
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 220
    Published Sep 1956 by DC.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Interplanetary Olympics," art by Al Plastino; Superman is drawn to an alien world and invited to take part in an Interplanetary Olympics. -page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "Congo Bill, Stone Age Man" starring Congo Bill starring Janu the Jungle Boy, art by Howard Sherman. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. School For Cowboys article by Raymond Perry. "The Flying Dutchman of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #2
    Action-Packed Western (1954-1958 Columbia) Pulp 2nd Series Vol. 3 #2

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  • Sep 1956
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Sep 1956

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  • Issue #228
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 228
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Clark Kent's Bodyguard starring Superboy, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by John Sikela; Clark Kent is a witness for an accused thief; a bodyguard assigned to him makes it tough to be Superboy. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Floating Hall of Fame starring Aquaman, script by Bob Haney, art by Ramona Fradon. This Business of Boxing article. The Ozark Archer starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Adventure into Mystery (1956) 3
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    Cover art by Bill Everett. Next Stop Eternity!, art by George Roussos; A bus driver drops off two lovers at a station that only the pure of heart can see. Good-Bye Forever, art by Joe Maneely; A scientist invents a ray that transports him into a peaceful world; He wants to marry the king's daughter but as he is poor, the king refuses. Bedlam, art by Paul Reinman; An explorer in South America comes across Martian scientists conducting research and pleads with them to reveal themselves to the world. A World Gone Mad!, art by Jim Mooney. The Dreamer text story. When the Time Comes!, art by Bill Ely; A story about rocket ship pilots going through simulated testing for a moon flight. Behind the Locked Door..., art by Howard O'Donnell. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 76

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    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Kurt Schaffenberger, Harry Lazarus, Ogden Whitney, and John Rosenberger. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 3

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  • Issue #37
    All American Men of War (1952) 37
    • .5" Spine split from bottom.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" spine split from base of comic. Cover detached at one staple.

    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Bill Finger, Arthur Peddy, Bob Stuart, Joe Kubert, and Henry Boltinoff. Adventure tales of war and the military, including some humor—go into combat with All American Men of War! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    All Star Western (1951) 90
    Published Sep 1956 by DC.

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    Edited by Julius Schwartz. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Gardner Fox, Jerry Grandenetti, John Broome, Howard Sherman, and Gil Kane. Tales of the Old West starring such characters as the Trigger Twins, Strong Bow, Foley of the Fighting 5th, and Johnny Thunder. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    All True Romance (1948) 28

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  • Vol. 11 #9
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  • Vol. 30 #9
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 30 #9

    Sept 1956. Science fiction stories by Robert Silverberg, Darius John Granger, Harlan Ellison (as "Ellis Hart"), Randall Garrett, Gerald Vance, and Lee Archer. Virgil Finlay illustration. Cover by Edward Valigursky. 5-1/2 in. x 7-1/2 in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #26
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 26
    • 1/2" Spine split from top. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. "Sock 'N Roll," pencils and inks by Bob Bolling; Betty and Veronica compete to give Archie a gift he'll like better. "Shot to Pieces," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Archie and Veronica are watching TV late at night with the volume too high; Mr. Lodge gets angry and shoots the television with a shotgun. "Saddled," art by Tom Moore; Reggie has two tickets to the rodeo and is planning to take Veronica but she's busy babysitting Leroy so Reggie unloads the tickets on Archie and heads over to Veronica's house to babysit with her. "Star Struck," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Samm Schwartz; Betty and Veronica dress up at school to impress a talent scout. "Reflect On This," art by Tom Moore; Veronica has to leave town for the weekend and she tells Archie to spend time with Betty. "The One That Didn't Get Away"; Betty spends the day out fishing with Archie and gets sunburned and seasick but is still happy at the end of the day because he asked her out to a dance. "Strawberry Short Cake," art by Samm Schwartz; Veronica helps Betty with her cooking assignment over the phone. "Quick Change Artists," pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Terry Szenics; Betty and Veronica are making catty comments about another girl but quickly change their tune when she shows up with her handsome brother. "Rattled," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks Rudy Lapick; Archie and Jughead take apart Veronica's car looking for the source of a rattling and it turns out to be a baby's rattle in the trunk. "Click Chick," art by Samm Schwartz; Betty and Reggie try to sabotage Archie and Veronica's photo date. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #24
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 24
    • 3 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
  • Vol. 343 #3
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 343 #3

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  • Vol. 3 #8
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  • Vol. 8 #3
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  • Issue #53
    Astonishing (1951 Marvel/Atlas) 53
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
    • Label #3695713008
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    • 3/4" spine split.

    Cover art by Bill Everett. The Hidden Valley!, art by Lou Morales; A thousand-year old tribe builds a 'thoughtscope' in order to contact Mars, but the Martians use the device to place them into suspended animation. An explorer breaks the device, freeing them. There Were 3 Victims!, art by Sid Greene; Three men survive being tossed out into the airless vacuum of space and reverse the direction of the rocketship so that it does not convey criminals to Mars. Trapped in the Tunnel!, art by John Forte; A romantic ghost story about a dead woman who returns a compliment by saving the lives of some trapped tunnel workers. The Hunter's Prey, art by Dave Berg; Some hunters encounter a mammoth that turns out to be a circus animal from outer space. Build Me A Machine!, art by Steve Ditko; A scientist builds a time machine for a dictator who wishes to travel 50 years into the past with gold and plans for the H-Bomb in order to escape a losing war. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 12 #9
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  • Vol. 58 #1
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 58 #1
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    • INCOMPLETE. Table of Contents page missing. Does not interrupt story.

    September 1956. Cover by Freas. Stories: "Pandora's Planet" by Christopher Anvil, "The Swamp Was Upside Down" by Murray Leinster, "Margin of Profit" by Poul Anderson, "Dust Rag" by Hal Clement, and "Mind for Business" by Robert Silverberg. Special Feature: "Pate de Foie Gras" by Isaac Asimov. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #73
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 73

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  • Issue #1
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 1
    • Staple rust with migration. Tape.
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split, heavy cover oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Marty Taras. Stories by unknown. Art by Marty Taras and unknown. Baby Huey stars in: "Wishful Thinking"; "Quite a Movie"; "Penny Wise"; and untitled 1-pager. Also in this issue: Herman and Katnip in "Herman's Fairy God-Mouse"; untitled Buzzy 2-pager; 1-page text story "Trick Dog"; 1-page text story "Dog Eat Dog"; and 1-page text story "Rodeo Rider"! Characters in this issue: Baby Huey; Huey's mama; Matilda; Huey's papa; the Fox; Herman; Katnip; Buzzy the Crow. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    Bachelor Magazine (1956-1958 Magtab) Vol. 1 #2

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  • Issue #102
    Batman (1940) 102
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1956 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • Staple rust. Rust migration. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • Centerfold detached.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1465159012
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    • INCOMPLETE. Coupon cut, does not affect art or story. Near full length spine split.

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The House of Batman," pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A wealthy man leaves money to Gotham to build a downtown HQ for Batman, but the Caped Crusader is surprised when the city builds as House of Batman for him. "The Batman from Babylon," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; When Brand Bartor is arrested for dressing in a Batman costume, the crook turns the tables on the Caped Crusader by implying Batman should be arrested for impersonating a Babylonian Batman! "Scotland Yard's Search for a Stone" text story. Half-page Pretzels story by Phil Berube. "The Caveman at Large," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; A freak accident causes a great character actor to assume the character's persona he is dressed up to portray: a caveman! One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 48
    Published Sep 1956 by Atlas.
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom. Tears on back cover.

    "Position...Impossible," "Sniper's Nest" (art by Paul Reinman), "Under Attack" (art by Pete Morisi), "Rebellion," "A Break for Freedom" (art by Gene Colan), and a two-page text story, "Battle Gage." Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Battle Ground (1954) 13
    Published Sep 1956 by Atlas.

    Williamson art Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 42

    "The Enemy and Sgt. Duncan!" (art by Gene Colan?), "Ambush Trap!" (art by Pete Morisi), "Night Patrol" (art by Dick Ayers), "The First Shot!" (art by Al Williamson), "Situation Hopeless," and a two-page text story, "Brave Soldier." John Severin cover? Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #945
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #946
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #947
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #948
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #949
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    Published 1956 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 1 #11
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  • Vol. 3 #3
    Behind the Scene (1954-1957 J.B. Publishing) Magazine Vol. 3 #3

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  • Vol. 6 #1
    Best Western (1951-1957 Stadium) 2nd Series Vol. 6 #1

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  • Issue #195
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  • Issue #104
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 104
    • 1" spine split from base of comic. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached.

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera. Stories by Robert Bernstein and unknown. Art by Dick Dillin, Chuck Cuidera and Sam Citron. Featuring Blackhawk in: "Rescue Under Fire" by Robert Bernstein, Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera; "Treachery In the Antarctic" by Bernstein, Dillin and Cuidera; and "The Jet Menace" by Bernstein, Dillin and Cuidera. Plus: Back-up story "Caged" by Bernstein and Sam Citron. And: 1-page text story "Hypno the Great," reprinted from Doll Man Quarterly (1941 Quality) #30. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #94
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 94

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  • Issue #1
    Brain, The (1956) 1

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    Art by Dan DeCarlo and others. Comical misadventures of a boy genius, featuring early art by legendary Archie artist Dan DeCarlo. The Brain and his friend Dinky build a ship in a bottle, then decide the real thing should be just as easy; Kelly the Great's friends try to help Mr. Kelly fix a roof antenna, leading to comedic catastrophe; The Brain's innovations for a Boy Scout camping trip cause chaos for the scoutmaster. Ship Ahoy!; The Magician; Kelly the Great; The Overnight Hike; Talk-Talk-Talk; Brainstorms; A Dog's Life. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 50

    Bugs Bunny in "Fiddling with the Future," "Funny Money," "Cousin Cuthbert," and "Tale of a Burrow." Issue also has one-page gag strips, one-page text feature "Out on a Limb," and Tweety and Sylvester in "Daddy Dear." No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
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    Edited by Betty Sears. Featuring some comic content. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 122 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #4
    Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion (1955) 4

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  • Vol. 2 #9
    Carnival (1955 Show Magazine) Vol. 2 #9

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  • Issue #48
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 48

    Stories and art by Warren Kremer and others. Cover by Warren Kremer. The well-meaning but misunderstood Casper becomes one of Harvey Comics' best-known stars. Casper asks for Wendy's help in turning the Ghostly Trio's haunted house into something more modern. Casper the Friendly Ghost; House Haunting; The Ghostly Trio; Knights in a Daze; Old Haunt Week; Lilly Rose; Spooky: Silence is Golden. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #39
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Magazine Vol. 4 #39
  • Vol. 2 #5
    Challenge for Men (1955-1959 Almat) Vol. 2 #5

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  • Vol. 12 #2
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