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Comic books May 1959

  • Issue #5
    7-Up Sam Vol. 04 5
    Published May 1959 by 7-Up.

    7-Up Sam Vol. 04 (1959) "The Big E in New Accounts Means Expanded 7-Up Sales" is an in-house promotional comic published by 7-Up. Featuring comic strip advertising art by Vic Herman, the creator of the 7 Up Sam institutional promotional campaign for 7 Up. Learn to use the five-step selling plan. Also remember to keep your 7-Up selling simple. 8 pages, fullcolor, 7-in x 10-in.

  • Issue #252
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 252
    Published May 1959 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0274561001
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects art and story. Cover detached, 4" cumulative spine split.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Remainder strip area missing from first page, affects art and story.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Al Plastino. Origin and 1st appearance of Supergirl in "The Supergirl from Krypton!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin Supergirl; She tells him how Argo City survived the destruction of Krypton and how her father sent her to Earth when the inhabitants of Argo City were threatened by Kryptonite poisoning; Superman sets her up in Midvale Orphanage so she can adjust to life on Earth. Intro new Metallo "The Menace of Metallo!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; Criminal John Corben, who is nearly killed in an auto accident, is given a robot body powered by uranium; When he is hit by bullets meant for Lois, she assumes he is really Superman. 2/3-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "Congo Bill Dies at Dawn!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #260
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 260
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Mold.Staple rust. Rust migration.
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    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover.
    • Label #2105433005

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Kents' Second Super-Son, script by Jerry Coleman, art by John Sikela; Vidal, a Superboy from another planet, takes Superboy's place on Earth while he's away on a space mission. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. How Aquaman Got His Powers!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman stops the U.S. Navy from testing atomic depth charges and recounts his origin to Commander Haskel. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Green Arrow's New Partner!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Lee Elias. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #11
    Adventures for Men (1959 Hanro Corp.) Vol. 4 #11

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  • Issue #108
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 108

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    "The Little Men" (script by Derek Rutherford, art by John Buscema); "The Hidden Talents of Archie Worple" (script by Brad Everson, art by Lloyd Cynwald); "The Saga of Jonah Jones" (art by Curt Carpenter); and "The Maelstrom" (script by Pierce Rand, art by John Rosenberger). Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Adventures of Jerry Lewis (1957) 52

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    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Jerry the Detective Part 1, art by Owen Fitzgerald; Private Detective Jerry is hired by Louise to safeguard her Aunt's jewels during a big party. Ad for Showcase #20 - Rip Hunter, Time Master. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. Jerry the Detective, Part 2; The party starts and Jerry practices using the art of disguise to mingle with the guests; And while he's mingling, the jewels are stolen. Clyde Beatty and Cole Bros Circus at Palisades Amusement Park ad with Superman. Teen Laffs humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Jerry the Detective, Part 3; Jerry has figured out who the crooks are through the use of deductive eavesdropping; They take him hostage, which just makes him more dangerous. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #143
    Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1955 Pines/Dell/Gold Key) 143

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    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
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  • Vol. 4 #5
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 4 #5

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  • Issue #69
    All American Men of War (1952) 69

    "Bazooka Hill" (a Killer Tank story with art by Joe Kubert), "Somewhere Upstairs" (art by Mort Drucker), and "Nothing Works!" Edited by Robert Kanigher. Cover by Joe Kubert. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Joe Kubert, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Bob Haney, Mort Drucker, Bob Haney, and Mort Drucker. 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 #1
    All for Love Vol. 3 1-shot (1959/05 Prize) 1

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    Cover by George Klein. Art by Joe Orlando, Ted Galindo and George Klein. Tales of heartbreak and love from Prize. Ruth falls hard for Tom while on a ski vacation; Elaine has a whirlwind fling with Victor while visiting Paris; Steve feels threatened when Carol wins a huge cash prize on a quiz show. Counterfeit Love; Gossip; Love in Paris; More Precious Than Gold; Balanced Living; Feet of Clay. 32 pages, Full Color. NOTE: The correct date for this book should be May, 1959. There is also a book dated July, 1959 with the same vol and issue number. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #2
    All Man Magazine (1960 Stanley Publications) Vol. 1 #2

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  • Issue #106
    All Star Western (1951) 106
    Published May 1959 by DC.
    • Cover and centerfold detached. Staple rust. Water damage.

    Edited by Julius Schwartz. Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Gil Kane, Frank Giacoia, John Broome, Howard Sherman, Carmine Infantino, and Joe Giella. Tales of the Old West starring such characters as the Trigger Twins, Foley of the Fighting 5th, and Johnny Thunder. Ad for The Brave and the Bold #23. Cowboy Games and Strange Indian Beliefs about the eclipse of the moon articles by Julius Schwartz, art by Morris Waldinger and Tommy Nicolosi. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 33 #5
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 33 #5
  • Issue #42
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 42
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    "Trunk with Power"; After Reggie plays yet another prank on Archie and Jughead he is warned by Betty and Veronica that one day he'll push them too far. "Mother Jughead's Words of Wisdom"; "Helpful" words of wisdom. "Psycho-Logic!"; After reading a book on psychology Veronica convinces herself that Betty only wants Archie because Veronica has Archie so she tells Archie to take Betty to the dance in the hopes that Betty will grow tired of him. "You're the Tops!"; Veronica keeps topping Betty in everything from clothes to vacations. "Slowburn"; Veronica burned Archie's steak so she applied Vaseline to it. "Camera Drama!" starring Li'l Jinx. "The Heritage of Man"; Article on the origins of man. "Brushed Off"; Reggie uses a fake bug as a way to get attention from girls. "Dog Tagged"; Archie keeps accidentally letting Veronica's new puppy out of the house. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #40
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 40
    • 2-1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • Centerfold detached.
  • Vol. 348 #5
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 348 #5

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  • Vol. 4 #12
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  • Vol. 15 #5
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  • Vol. 63 #3
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 63 #3
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    May 1959 - Volume 63, Issue 3 - 1st printing. Science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson ("Dorsai!" part 1), David Gordon, Frank Herbert, Larry M. Harris, Roger Kuykendall, George O. Smith, and Philip Latham. Illustrations by Freas, Emsh, Martinez, van Dorgen, and Summers. Cover by van Dongen. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 162 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #16
    Atom the Cat (1957) 16

    Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Atom the Cat, Those Flying Saucers"; "Timmy the Timid Ghost, In Again, Out Again" and "Atom the Cat, Carnival Puzzle" art by George Wildman; "Atom the Cat Meets Doctor Mole and Kule, Part One"; "Timmy the Timid Ghost, Fraidy Flowers" art by George Wildman; and "Atom the Cat Meets Doctor Mole and Kule, Part Two". "A Sure Cure for Bobo Bear" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Atomic Bunny (1959) 16

    Cover features a Bugs Bunny look-alike instead of Atomic Bunny. Contains funny animal stories. In order of appearance: "Atomic Bunny, Pepo, Cucu, and the Map", "Atomic Bunny, Carrot Plot", "Timmy the Timid Ghost, It's a Flea Country" reprinted in Funny Animals (1984) #2, and "Atomic Bunny, The Maze" art by George Wildman; "Atom the Cat, Helpful Kitty"; and "Atomic Bunny, If You Chang'um Mind" art by George Wildman. "Who-o-o's Sleepy Now?" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 4 #2
    Battle Cry Magazine (1955 Stanley Publications) Vol. 4 #2
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.
  • Vol. 3 #3
    Battlefield (1957-1959 Newsstand Publications) Vol. 3 #3

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  • Issue #24
    Battlefield Action (1957) 24

    Stories by Joe Gill? Art by Sam Glanzman, Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani and unknown. Featuring: "The Experienced P.F.C."; "The Ghost on T-Bone Hill"; and "The Nameless Hero"! Plus: 2-page text story "Netted"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1084
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    Published 1959 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1085
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    Published 1959 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1086
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    Published 1959 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1087
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    Published 1959 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1088
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    Published 1959 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #3
    Beany The Meanie (1959) 3
  • Issue #20
    Beetle Bailey (1956-1980 Dell/King/Gold Key/Charlton) 20

    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 1 #6
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  • Issue #136
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 136

    Stories by unknown. Art and Cover by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Three stories! "The Menace of the Smoke-Master" - The Blackhawks track down the Smoke-Master, who has developed several different ways of using smoke to commit crimes. Plus: "Siege of Blackhawk Island" - Smugglers, caught in a sudden storm, lose their boat and are cast ashore on Blackhawk Island while the team is away. To recover their headquarters, the Blackhawks must attack their own base. And: "The Marauders from Mercury" - The Blackhawks have a close encounter of the Mercurian kind when they rescue Diplomat D'Lor from his pursuers. Things go well until they discover that the pursuers are actually the Mercurian authorities and D'Lor is an escaped criminal. Also: 1-page text story "Sounds in the Night"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #125
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 125
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • File Copy.
    • Label #0780152020

    Giant Anniversary Issue, 80 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
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  • Issue #23
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 23

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    Cover by Joe Kubert. "Origin of the Viking Prince!", script by Bob Haney, art by Joe Kubert; The story is of Jon as a young man, his father, King Rikk, and of Princess Asa, Jon's beloved, as they fight against the Viking invader Torgo, and his fearsome band! Ad for The Flash #106. Famous Sailing Ships Throughout the World article by Bob Haney, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Knight's Castle" text story by Jack Miller. "The Figurehead of the Burning Sea!", script by Bob Haney, art by Joe Kubert; While at her father's castle with Prince Jon, Asa vanishes into thin air; Jarl Eric, brother of the Dragon King, has imprisoned her spirit in a wooden figurehead, so Jon sets off to rescue her. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Buffalo Bill Jr. (1958-1959 Dell) 12

    36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
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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. 5 #3
    Caper Magazine (1956-1983 Dee Publishing) Vol. 5 #3

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  • Issue #9
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 9

    Cover by Warren Kremer. Harvey presents the adventures of Casper in the long-running series sometimes called The Friendly Ghost Casper. Casper rescues a toy boat. Casper meets Circe the Sorceress in a three-part story. Cecil gets into a fight with Powerhouse Pete, not realizing that he's a mountain lion. Casper the Friendly Ghost; The Wanderer; Wendy; Blowing Wild; Home Again; The Big Fight; Spooky: Mr. Jinx. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #4
    Cavalcade (1957-1980 Skye-Challenge) Vol. 2 #4

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  • Vol. 8 #71
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Magazine Vol. 8 #71

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  • Vol. 5 #3
    Challenge for Men (1955-1959 Almat) Vol. 5 #3

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    Volume 5, Issue 3 -May 1959. Cover by Mel Crair. Men's magazine with adventure stories, pinups. 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. 74 pages. B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #7
    Challengers of the Unknown (1958 DC 1st Series) 7
    • Water damage.
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing (affects art and story). 8" Spine split from bottom with some splitting to interior wraps. Top staple partially disintegrated and bottom staple completely dissolved. Cover and centerfold detached. Severe water damage and staining. Mold.

    "Isle of No Return." The Challengers get zapped with a shrinking ray. "The Beasts from Planet Nine." The Challengers tangle with creatures that have escaped from an alien zoo. Plots and pencils by Jack Kirby, scripts by France Herron, inks by Wally Wood. Cover by Kirby and Marvin Stein. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 14 #10
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    5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 64 pages, Text, (with B&W Illustrations and photos) Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #11
    Cheyenne (1957-1962 Dell) 11

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    Photo cover of Ty Hardin [as Bronco Layne]. The Rio Smugglers; Bronco Layne goes to the town called Trinity to help his friend Jim O'Neil who is about to be hanged for the murder of a ranger, Colly Smith; Layne investigates Duke Rhein, a cattle owner, and finds out that he and his thugs are smuggling opium across Jim O'Neil's ford in the Rio Grande river by packing it inside hollowed out cattle horns; Duke had also killed the ranger who knew too much and framed Jim O'Neil. Bronco tries to stop O'Neil's execution but finds out that Jim's wife and daughter are held hostage. Small Bear, art by Rex Maxon; Small Bear wounds and is wounded by a mountain lion; The animal, not able to hunt, later attacks the Cheyenne tribe and it's horses convincing them that it is a "spirit cat. The Crooked Circle starring Bronco Layne. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
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  • Issue #17
    Chip N Dale (1955-1962 Dell) 17

    Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. The Tree Trade, pencils by Harvey Eisenberg; Berle Squirrel wants to trade trees with Chip 'n' Dale. Two for Trouble, pencils by Harvey Eisenberg; Chip 'n' Dale start a baby-sitting service. The Defective Detective, pencils by Harvey Eisenberg; Chip 'n' Dale solve "missing eggs" case with help of a kangaroo rat. Outsmarted Smarties starring The Three Little Pigs / comic story / 4 pages (report information), script by Carl Fallberg, art by Jack Bradbury; The lazy brothers try to sabotage Practical's chores, but make more work for themselves. The Caretakers, pencils by Harvey Eisenberg; Chip 'n' Dale are looking after Donald's house while he's away. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    Classics Illustrated 150 The Virginian (1959) 1

    The Virginian, 1st Printing, Painted Cover. (HRN 150, with 5/59 date). Wyoming in the 1870's was a vast territory of men, guns and cattle. With cattle came rustling and with rustling came the need for law and justice. For some, law came out of a blazing gun and justice meant swinging at the end of a rope in the cold dawn. For the Virginian, justice came in a duel at sunset. Cover price $0.15.