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Comic books August 1957

  • Issue #82
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    Saddle Stitched, 8 1/2- x 10 1/2-in, 48 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 3 #2
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  • Issue #8
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    Published Aug 1957 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #231
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 231
    Published Aug 1957 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Extensive staple rust/migration. 1-1/2" spine split, cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "Sir Jimmy Olsen, Knight of Metropolis," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Jimmy Olsen finds that he will be the king of the island of Vumania if he performs three tasks, but a gang of crooks is out to see that he doesn't. "Congo Bill's Useless Partner," script by Jack Miller, art by Nick Cardy. Stunts For A Rainy Day article. "The Academy Awards of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow and Planet Pete, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Cannonball Charlie story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Aug 1957
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Aug 1957
  • Issue #239
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 239

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Tricks of the Dog of Steel starring Superboy, script by Jerry Coleman, art by John Sikela; After being hit by a meteor, Krypto learns to talk; And Superboy becomes jealous of all the attention he's getting. Lionel and His Lions humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Classroom Archer starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Voyage of the Good Ship Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #87
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 87

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by John Rosenberger, Harry Lazarus, and Ruben Moreira. 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 #46
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 46

    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard, Henry Boltinoff and Harry Lampert. Art by Owen Fitzgerald, Henry Boltinoff and Harry Lampert. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, becomes a swimming coach in an untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: CinemAntics half-pager by Harry Lampert, reprinted from Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood (1949) #7; A Bit of Disc and Data article; and Jerry the Jitterbug 2-pager, reprinted from Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) #13. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952) 39

    Cover art by Bob Oksner. Bagpipe Contest Part 1, art by Bob Oksner; A freak storm lands Dean and Jerry on the coast of Scotland; While Dean woos the ladies, Jerry falls in love with bagpipes and enters a bagpipe-playing contest. Earn While You Learn public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. Bagpipe Contest Part 2; A rival of the MacTavish Clan tries to stop Jerry's playing in the bagpipe contest. Behind the Mike two-pager by Henry Boltinoff; A radio show host switches to television. Bagpipe Contest Part 3. Shorty two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Adventures of Homer Ghost (1957) 2

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    Cover pencils by Tony DiPreta. Homer the Happy Ghost one-pager, script by Stan Lee, art by Tony DiPreta. Snappy the Ghost Dog one-pager, script by Stan Lee, art by Tony DiPreta. Homer and the Robot!, script by Stan Lee, art by Tony DiPreta; The gang meets the mad scientist Doctor Doom and his robot Monstro. Zelda the Whacky Witch one-pager, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Zelda the Whacky Witch one-pager, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Alice the Little Ghost Girl, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Tony DiPreta. Melvin the Mixed-Up Ghost one-pager, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Tony DiPreta. Private Detective text story. The Black Witch! featuring Adventures of Homer Ghost, script by Stan Lee, art by Tony DiPreta; The Black Witch comes to town to replace Zelda for being too nice. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 34
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    • Small cover-to-cover wormhole.
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    "The Secret of the Golden Crocodile!" Danny and Rex travel to Africa, where they discover a golden crocodile in a hidden cave. During the journey, Rex rescues Danny from a real Crocodile. Also includes: "The Case of the Chimpanzee's Camera!" (starring Detective Chimp); "Rex's Amazing Treasure Hunt!"; and "The Canny Crocodiles." Script by Bob Haney and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Carmine Infantino, inks by Bernard Sachs. Cover by Kane and Sachs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
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  • Vol. 2 #8
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 2 #8

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  • Issue #5
    Alfred Hitchcock's Suspense Magazine (1957-1958 Hitchcock Publications) 5

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  • Issue #48
    All American Men of War (1952) 48
    • 1" of minor chew at bottom of spine.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • 1" cumulative spine split. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • 2" spine split from base.
    • 6" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth and Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Joe Kubert, Julius Schwartz, Morris Waldinger, Tommy Nicolosi, Bob Haney, Mort Drucker, Henry Boltinoff, Jack Abel, Tom Nicolisi, Ed Herron, Ross Andru, and Mike Esposito. 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.

  • Vol. 13 #1
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  • Vol. 31 #8
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 31 #8
  • Vol. 1 #2
    American Agent (1957 Republic Features Syndicate) Vol. 1 #2

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  • Issue #87
    Archie (1943) 87
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.

    "Two For One"; Melvin, the new kid and gets Jughead to introduce him to Veronica; He asks her for a date and she accepts; Later she realizes that she'll need to stay away from Archie when she goes on her date with Melvin, so she goes to the museum, thinking Archie would never go there. "Hat's My Girl"; Veronica makes her own hat; While going to show it to her father, she stumbles over a bench and upsets the lamp; The lampshade ends up on her head and her father compliments her on it. "Father Glows Best"; Archie's father thinks he's spending too much time at Veronica's and makes him stay home; An old friend of Fred's drops by unexpectedly and reveals that Fred won Mary by spending all his time at her house. Archie Annual ad. "Sentence Stricture," pencils by Harry Lucey; The boys are speaking in "reverse English" (example: "Trying past you to sneak he was!"), and Mr. Weatherbee is refusing to pay attention to them unless they use proper grammar. Archie Club News. "Phone for All"; Veronica sets up the telephone so she can pretend to take calls from other boys and make Archie jealous; Archie gets mad and insults the next caller, who happens to be a legitimate caller with business with Mr. Lodge. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 345 #2
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 345 #2

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  • Issue #5708
    Arizona Highways 5708
    Published Aug 1957

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    August 1957. Publication of the Arizona Highway Department featuring stories and art with Western themes. In this issue: Emry Kopta sculptures; Navajo rugs; trailer teachers in Navajoland; and more. 9-in. x 12-in.; part color, part black and white; 40 pages on white paper. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 9 #2
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  • Issue #63
    Astonishing (1951 Marvel/Atlas) 63
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    Cover art by Bill Everett. A Tender Tale of Love, art by Richard Doxsee; A man looking to marry money rents a room in a house where all the occupants are ghosts. The Secret beyond Belief!, art by George Woodbridge; A scientist invents a rejuvenation process and a fellow scientist wants him to share it with the world, but the man refuses because the creative people who have gone through the process are no longer productive as they have all the time in the world to perfect their craft but never finish anything. The Terrible Toy!, art by Bob Forgione; People fear aliens who have appeared in the skies, but when a father seeks a lost toy for a beloved son, the humans realize that their shared bonds of compassion unite them and the aliens. The Room That Wasn't There, art by Don Perlin. The Girl with the Evil Eyes!; A man finds a voodoo amulet that is said to allow one to see into the future. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 13 #8
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  • Vol. 59 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 59 #6

    August 1957. Cover by Freas. Science fiction stories: "Brake" by Poul Anderson, "The Stainless Steel Rat" by Harry Harrison, "Med Service" by Murray Leinster, "Love Story" by Eric Frank Russell and "Beast of Prey" by Jay Williams. Article: "Bring back Those Mustard Plants!" by Paul M. Leavy, Jr. Illustrations by Freas and van Dongen. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #83
    Authentic Science Fiction (1951-1957 Hamilton & Co.) 83

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  • Vol. 2 #4
    Bachelor Magazine (1956-1958 Magtab) Vol. 2 #4

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  • Issue #30
    Battle Action (1952) 30
    Published Aug 1957 by Atlas.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    "Reds All Around Us!" (art by Gene Colan?), "Spit and Polish!" (art by Jay Scott Pike), "Court-Martial," "The Man Who Was Scared!" (art by Angelo Torres), "A Spy Among Us!" (art by George Woodbridge), and a two-page text story, "Storm Victory." Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #1
    Battle Cry Magazine (1955 Stanley Publications) Vol. 2 #1

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  • Issue #19
    Battle Ground (1954) 19
    Published Aug 1957 by Atlas.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Water damage.
    • .5" Spine split from bottom.

    "Get That Tank" (art by Gene Colan), "Bombardment" (art by Joe Maneely), "Escape" (art by Jack Keller), "Battle Banner" (art by John Severin), "At Gun Point," and a two-page text story, "Hopeful Defeat." Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Battle Ground (1954) 20
    Published Aug 1957 by Atlas.
  • Issue #48
    Battlefront (1952 Atlas) 48

    Final issue of the series. "Col. Chang's Last Chance" (art by Joe Sinnott), "Blind Spot" (art by Gene Colan), "The Trapped Battalion" (art by Reed Crandall), "Strange Orders" (art by Doug Wildey), "Surrender" (art by Paul Reinman), and a two-page text story, "Napoleon's Theory." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #993
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    Published 1957 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #994
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    Published 1957 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #995
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    Published 1957 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #996
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    Published 1957 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #997
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    Published 1957 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #206
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  • Issue #46
    Big Town (1951) 46

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    Based on the TV and radio show of the same name, Big Town lasted 50 issues. This installment includes the following: "The Man Who Bombed Big Town!" (Paul Courtney's amazing memory helps him locate a bomber); "The Secret of the Seven Clues!"; "Underground Trail of Peril!"; "Foreign Press!"; "Odd News Items"; and "Fingerprint Oddities!" Scripts John Broom, pencils by Manny Stallman, inks by John Giunta. Cover by Gil Kane and Jack Adler. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #115
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 115
    • Oxidation.
    • Water damage and oxidation.
    • 1.5" tear from bottom of spine.

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera. Featuring: 8 page Blackhawk story "The Tyrant's Return" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; 8 page Blackhawk story "Blackie Goes Wild" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; 8 page Blackhawk story "The Creature on Blackhawk Island" drawn by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #105
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 105

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  • Issue #3
    Brain, The (1956) 3

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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 vexes the photographer who's trying to take the family portrait; Bratty twins try the Brain's patience; Kelly meets his match when new girl Honey moves in next door. Watch the Brainy!; Double Trouble; Brainstorms: Yank That Rope!; Kelly the Great and the Girl Next Door; Business Takes Brains. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
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    A racy pageant of peppy cartoons, girls, and giggles. 98 pgs, B&W. 5 1/2" x 7 1/2". Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #16
    Bride's Secrets (1954) 16

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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. He said goodbye like he really meant it -- but no, he couldn't! He'll be back and say he's sorry...won't he? Don't miss the reprint story..."Heartbroken!" Also featuring: "My Lucky Decision!"; "How to Hold Onto a Dream!"; and "The Question?" Plus: "Kay Benson's Romance Guide" advice column. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 12 #8
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  • Issue #34
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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.

  • Vol. 1 #9
    Caper Magazine (1956-1983 Dee Publishing) Vol. 1 #9

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  • Vol. 5 #4
    Car Craft (1953 Petersen Publishing) Vol. 5 #4

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    Vol. 5, No. 4. August 1957. Articles include: "Those Fabulous Fords: '49-'51", "Make Your Car a Movie Star", "Restyling the '57 Studebaker Hawk", and more. 5.25" x 8". 66 pages. Black and white. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #59
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1952 2nd Series Harvey) 59

    The well-meaning but misunderstood Casper becomes one of Harvey Comics' best-known stars. Casper literally scares the picture off of his jigsaw puzzle. Plus a vintage ad for Tastee Freez featuring cartoon mascots Tee and Eff. Casper the Friendly Ghost; The Strange Fish; Adding Salt to the Wounds; A Towering Feat; Spooky: A Mon or a Mouse. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 5 #50
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Magazine Vol. 5 #50

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