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Comic books April 1960

  • Issue #4
    7-Up Sam Vol. 05 4
    Published Apr 1960 by 7-Up.

    7-Up Sam Vol. 05 (1960) "Outlets Within Outlets" 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 that there's a 7-Up cooler or vender for every outlet. This issue also features the story "7-Up Sam Sells a Vender." 8 pages, fullcolor, 7-in x 10-in.

  • Issue #263
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 263
    Published Apr 1960 by DC.
    • Piece of tape at bottom of spine (interior cover).
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The World of Bizarros!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Bizarro and Bizarro-Lois move to another world which Bizarro populates with a duplicator ray; Superman visits and discovers Bizarros do everything backwards; Superman is sent to prison for violating the Bizarro code. 2/3-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "Supergirl's Darkest Day!", script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl rescues a boy with amnesia found lost at sea; He stays at the orphanage until Linda can figure out where he's really from. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Apr 1960
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Apr 1960

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  • Issue #271
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 271
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached, staples added (not manufacturing), 1" spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Origin of Luthor retold in How Luthor Met Superboy!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Al Plastino; Young Lex and Superboy start out as friends, but after Superboy accidentally destroys Luthor's laboratory and accidentally causes Lex to lose his hair, Luthor vows revenge. The Son of Congorilla, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; A young albino gorilla appears, and Congo Bill has to use the magic ring on him instead of Congorilla. The Second Deluge! starring Aquaman, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Ramona Fradon; Captain Noah predicts a second deluge. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 62

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    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard, Mort Drucker and unknown. Art by Owen Fitzgerald, Mort Drucker and unknown. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, helps put on a play in an untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: Teen-Age Life in Alaska gag strips by Mort Drucker; Changing Channels on TV gag strips; and Inside Hollywood article. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #146
    Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1955 Pines/Dell/Gold Key) 146

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    Featuring: 1 page Mighty Mouse story "The Snow Tow" (inside front cover); 8 page Mighty Mouse story "The Truce Treaty"; 1 page Heckle and Jeckle story "The Price War"; 8 page Mighty Mouse story "The Promoter"; 6 page Heckle and Jeckle story "The Fastest Guns in the West"; 1 page Heckle and Jeckle text story "The Artist"; 7 page Mighty Mouse story "The Haunted House." 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
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  • Vol. 5 #4
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 5 #4

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  • Issue #78
    All American Men of War (1952) 78
    • .5" Cumulative spine split.

    "Tin Hat For an Iron Man" (pencils by Ross Andru); "Price for Red Beach"; and "The Toy Jet" (art by Ross Andru). Edited by Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Bob Haney, Jack Abel, and Russ Heath. 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. 1 #10
    All Man Magazine (1960 Stanley Publications) Vol. 1 #10

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  • Vol. 15 #2
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  • Vol. 34 #4
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 34 #4

    April 1960. Cover by Albert Nuetzell. Science Fiction novelettes by Henry Hasse and David E. Fisher, short stories by John Jakes, J. F. Bone, Gordon R. Dickson, and David R. Bunch. Illustrations by Mel Varga, Grayam, and Leo Summers. Pulp digest; 5 1/2" x 7 1/2"; 146 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #49
    Andy Panda (1953-1962 Dell) 49

    Walter Lantz' Andy Panda. Cover by Harvey Eisenberg. Stories by Don R. Christensen and various. Art by John Carey, Tony DiPaola and Vivie Risto. Featuring the tales "The Rajah Roundup," "Found and Hounded" and "Holdup Hassle," plus the 1-page story "Quiet Please"! Starring Andy Panda, Charlie Chicken, Grand Shamah and Pardo! Also: Chilly Willy in "Rural Freeze Delivery"! Starring Chilly Willy, Homer Pigeon and Bully Bear! And: Buzz Buzzard in the 1-page text story "Antique Antics"! Starring Buzz Buzzard and Wally Walrus! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #109
    Archie (1943) 109

    Cover by Harry Lucey & Terry Szenics. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Terry Szenics, Joe Edwards and Marty Epp. Archie becomes the DJ on the school P.A. system, picking songs written and recorded by students. To get their records on his show, Archie's friends start offering him bribes, and pretty soon his policy becomes "no pay, no play." It's up to Archie's dad to give him the payment he deserves for his corruption in "Payola"! Plus: Archie and Veronica decide to break up and see other people, but even when they date other people, they act as if they're still dating each other in "Split Decision"; Li'l Jinx wants a glass of water in the 1-pager "Water Boy!" by Joe Edwards; the gang informs Archie that Veronica has a new male friend named "Dicky" in "Arch Rival"; and when Mr. Weatherbee tries on his roller skates for the school's upcoming skating party, the boys try to provoke him into skating through the halls after them in "The Golden Roll"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 52

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "It's Right to Be Wrong!"; Veronica spends $150 for a tie-clip for Archie to celebrate the anniversary of the day they met; Betty changes the price to $1.50 to see if Archie is a gold-digger. Clint Walker-Betty Presents the Star of the Month article. "In Again, Out Again," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Days after a major fight, Veronica is upset that Archie hasn't called to apologize; She calls him to complain, but ends up accepting his apology instead. Archie Giant Series ad. "A Bicycle Built for Woo," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty is going with Archie on the school bicycle outing, but is afraid that Archie will end up riding with Veronica; At Jughead's suggestion, she borrows a tandem bicycle so she and Archie will have to stay together. "The Early Girlie!" one-page Li'l Jinx story, script and art by Joe Edwards. "Class Crash," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty inadvertently insinuates that Archie is just after Veronica for her money; Veronica decides that she needs to find a rich boyfriend so she's sure he's not after her money. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 350 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 350 #4

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  • Vol. 65 #2
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 65 #2
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    • Discounted from $2.00.
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    April 1960. Cover by Freas. Stories: "Out Like a Light" (Part 1 of 3) by Mark Phillips, "The Misplaced Battleship" by Harry Harrison, "Make Mine Homogenized" by Rick Raphael, "The Ambulance Made Two Trips" by Murray Leinster, and "The Measure of a Man" by Randall Garrett. Science Fact article: "Demon in a Bottle" by G. Harry Stein. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #23
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 23
    • Pieces missing from back cover.
  • Issue #69
    Battle (1951 Atlas) 69
    Published Apr 1960 by Atlas.
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    "The Man Who Wouldn't Say Die!" (art by Russ Heath), "Doom Under the Deep!" (pencils by Jack Kirby), "The Old Man," "Flying Circus" (art by John Severin), and a two-page text story, "Strategy." Kirby cover pencils. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1132
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    Published 1960 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1133
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    Published 1960 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1134
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    Published 1960 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1135
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    Published 1960 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1136
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    Published 1960 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #4
    Beep Beep The Road Runner (1960-1962 Dell) 4
    • Centerfold detached. Piece missing from back cover.

    Featuring: 1 page story "All stuck up" starring Beep Beep the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote (villain) (inside front cover; black and white); 8 page story "Fun on the run" starring Beep Beep the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote (villain) and Beep Beep the Road Runner's three sons; 5 page story "Fortune teller feller" starring Beep Beep the Road Runner, Beep Beep the Road Runner's three sons and Wile E. Coyote (villain); 1 page text story "The model statue" starring Porky Pig and Petunia Pig; 4 page Daffy Duck story "The tiny terror"; 8 page story "Having a ball" starring Beep Beep the Road Runner, Beep Beep the Road Runner's three sons, Wile E. Coyote (villain) and Matilda the Road Runner (Mrs. Beep Beep); 5 page story "Caging the coyote" starring Beep Beep the Road Runner, Beep Beep the Road Runner's three sons, Wile E. Coyote (villain) and Bertram Buzzard; half page story "The 'chicken' dinner" starring Beep Beep the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote (villain) (no dialogue); half page text article "A pledge to parents"; 1 page story "Sky high" starring Beep Beep the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote (villain) (no dialogue; inside back cover; black and white). 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #147
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 147

    Cover by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Dillin & Sheldon Moldoff. Three stories! "The Future Blackhawks" - Blackhawk is in the 21st century...fighting a criminal with the Blackhawk team of the future! And that criminal has him trapped in a zero-gravity gas cloud! Also featuring: "The Blackhawk Movie Queen" and "The Fantastic Shrink Ray"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #136
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 136

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  • Vol. 13 #12
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  • Issue #60
    Calling All Girls (1955-1966 Parents' Magazine) 2nd Series 60

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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.

  • Issue #9
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  • Issue #20
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 20

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    Stories and art by Warren Kremer and Howie Post. Cover by Warren Kremer. Harvey presents the adventures of Casper in the long-running series sometimes called The Friendly Ghost Casper. Casper helps an earthbound turtle realize that he can fly after all. Casper investigates when time suddenly starts going backward, and finds a sorcerer who really, really wants to relive the good old days. Casper the Friendly Ghost; Time Moves Back; Wendy; The Unsatisfied Sorcerer; No Need for Speed; Spooky: Spook Proof. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 3 #2
    Cavalcade (1957-1980 Skye-Challenge) Vol. 3 #2

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  • Vol. 9 #82
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Magazine Vol. 9 #82

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  • Vol. 15 #9
    Charley Jones' Laugh Book (1943 Jayhawk Press) Vol. 15 #9

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    Vol. 15. No. 9. April 1, 1960. Illustrated throughout. 5" x 6 1/4". 64 pages. Black and white. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #15
    Cheyenne (1957) 15
    Published Apr 1960 by Dell.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • File Copy.
    • Label #0791940004

    Photo cover of Clint Walker [as Cheyenne Bodie]. Facts about cooking for cattle drives. The Cattle Buyer, art by Tom Gill; Cattle buyer Jim Collins is traveling to Mexico to buy a large herd and hires Cheyenne as a body guard to protect the cash he is carrying. The Deception, art by Rex Maxon; Looking for food to feed their starving village, Small Bear and Long Lance must fight a Crow hunting party for a small herd of buffalo. Little Brother, art by Tom Gill; Jake Norris hires Cheyenne to help him find his brother, who was taken by Cheyennes in a wagon train attack 12 years ago. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Children's Digest (1950-2009 Better Reading Foundation) 97

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  • Issue #565
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 565

    Painted cover art by L. B. Cole. "The Silly Princess," art by William A. Walsh; The Silly Princess is very silly and believes everything she is told; Her father, the King, decrees that the first man that can make her say the words "It's a lie" shall have her hand in marriage and rule half the kingdom; Men come from far and wide to try to win the princess and half the kingdom. "Fortune and The Beggar" Aesop's Fables story, art by William A. Walsh; One day a ragged beggar was creeping from house to house; He carried an old wallet in his hand, and was asking at every door for a few cents to buy something to eat. "There Was a Young Lady of Butte," script by Edward Lear, art by William A. Walsh; classic limerick. Article about The Chameleon, art by L. B. Cole. Color This Picture With Crayons page, art by William A. Walsh. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 6 #1
    Climax (1957-1964 Macfadden 2nd Series) Vol. 6 #1
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #34
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  • Issue #35
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  • Issue #36
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  • Issue #37
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  • Issue #38
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  • Vol. 10 #6
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  • Vol. 3 #7
    Creasey Mystery Magazine (1956-1965 Darlow Publishing) Pulp Vol. 3 #7

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  • Issue #128
    Cuentos De Brujas (Mexican Series 1951-1964 La Prensa) 128

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    Spanish language horror/suspense anthology comic. These appear to be reprints of Atlas (Marvel) stories. Art by Robert Q. Sale and others. Bill Everett cover. 7-in. x 10-in.; part full color, part black & white; 32 pages.

  • Issue #111
    Dagwood Comics (1950) 111

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  • Issue #4
    Date with Millie (1959 2nd series) 4

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  • Issue #29
    Dell Giant (1959) 29
    Published Apr 1960 by Dell.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor bottom edge crack.
    • Label #0133730004

    Marge's Little Lulu and Tubby in Hawaii (April 1960). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #278
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 278
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • 1 3/4 " Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • 3.75" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • Cover detached.
    • 6 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Piece of tape on interior front cover.
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    • Pen markings on front cover.

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Man Who Became a Giant" starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; An experimental serum turns a man into a rampaging 12-foot giant, and Batman and Robin must find a way to cure him; When the giant becomes a danger to society, Batman tries to trick him into turning himself to the hospital, in order to prevent the man from getting shot by the police. Aloha ... Hawaii! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The 5th Dimension Trap" starring Roy Raymond TV Detective, art by Ruben Moreira. "The Defeat of J'onn J'onzz" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; The Martian Manhunter uses fake Venusians to trick the Rocky Carlin Gang into revealing themselves. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.