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Comic books August 1960

  • Issue #8
    7-Up Sam Vol. 05 8
    Published Aug 1960 by 7-Up.

    7-Up Sam Vol. 05 (1960) "7-Up Taste Talks" 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 how a simple taste test can convine any retailer to carry 7-Up. This issue also features the proper way to lead a sampling into a sale. 8 pages, fullcolor, 7-in x 10-in.

  • Issue #267
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 267
    Published Aug 1960 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Cover detached. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    • 8" total spine split, water damage, cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0128412011
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    • Top staple missing.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Hercules in the 20th Century!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lex Luthor builds a time-machine to bring Hercules to the present to use him to stop Superman; Hercules gets wise to Luthor's plan and helps Superman stop Luthor, and then decides to stay in the present and falls in love with Lois Lane. 3rd appearance of Legion of Super-Heroes, 1st appearance of Chameleon Boy, Colossal Boy, and Invisible Kid in the Supergirl story "The Three Super-Heroes!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; The Legion comes to the 20th century to meet Supergirl and invites her to come to the 30th Century to apply to join the Legion. One-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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

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  • Issue #275
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 275
    • Staple rust.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Water damage.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team!, script by Jerry Coleman, art by George Papp; The Wayne family moves to Smallville and young Bruce Wayne assumes the identity of the Flying Fox, helping Superboy fight crime. House ad for Superman Annual #1. Champion of the World starring Congorilla, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; Congo Bill and his gorilla alter ego help a boxer regain his self-confidence in the ring. The Interplanetary Mission! starring Aquaman, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #118
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 118

    "The Amazing Adventures of Aladdin Axelrod!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea"; art by John Rosenberger); "The House That Danced!" (script by Kermit Lundgren, art by John Forte); "The Strange Tale of Flying Phineas!" (script by Hughes as "Kurato Osaki"; art by Paul Reinman); and "Lucky Talisman!" (art by Rosenberger). Ogden Whitney painted cover art. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 64

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    Cover by Owen Fitzgerald. Written by Cal Howard and Henry Boltinoff. Art by Owen Fitzgerald and Henry Boltinoff. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, goes on an exciting expedition in an untitled 3-part story by Cal Howard and Owen Fitzgerald. Plus: Teen Laffs gag strips by Henry Boltinoff. And: A Bit of Disc and Data article. Also: Superman in 1-page public service announcement "Lend a Friendly Hand!" by Jack Schiff, Curt Swan and Stan Kaye. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #150
    Adventures of Mighty Mouse (1955 Pines/Dell/Gold Key) 150
    • Staple rust.

    Featuring: 8 page Mighty Mouse story "The Cat Emperor" starring Mighty Mouse and Mitzi; 8 page Mighty Mouse story "The Dangerous Dive"; 8 page Heckle and Jeckle story "Zoo Break"; 1 page Sidney text story "Sidney's Medal" (text story with illustration); 5 page Mighty Mouse story "Test of Strength" starring Mighty Mouse and Mitzi; 1 page Heckle and Jeckle story "Second Childhood." 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #50
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  • Issue #12
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  • Issue #13
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  • Issue #14
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  • Issue #15
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  • Vol. 5 #8
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 5 #8

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  • Issue #80
    All American Men of War (1952) 80

    "The Medal Men" (pencils by Ross Andru); "Christmas Tree for a Sub"; and "Red Letter Battle!" Edited by Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, Bob Haney, and Jack Abel. 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. 15 #3
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  • Vol. 34 #8
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 34 #8

    August 1960. Cover by Leo Summers. Science Fiction novelette by Charles Cottrell, part 1 of the the serial "Omega" by Robert Sheckley, and short stories by Algis Budrys, H. B. Fyfe, A. Bertram Chandler, David R. Bunch, and Neal Barrett Jr. Illustrations by Grayam, Virgil Finlay, Emsh, Bernklau, and Mel Varga. Pulp digest; 5 1/2" x 7 1/2"; 146 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #112
    Archie (1943) 112
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached.

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Archie breaks a date to spend the night at home with his neglected parents in "Beauty or Duty!" Plus: Li'l Jinx is confused about balloons in the 1-pager "Up in the Air!"; Archie speculates on why Mr. Lodge dislikes him in "All in a Day's Work"; Archie and Reggie reminisce about the carefree days of their youth in "Those Were the Days!"; Archie is unhappy when Veronica pays the bill in the half-pager "The Big Spender"; and Reggie tries to trick Archie into believing that he can imagine things into being in "Imagination"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 56

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    "Soft in the Heart"; Veronica is mad at Archie for standing her up on their 8pm date that she showed up for at 9:30pm. Francis Scott Key bio. "Dance Ballerina Dance" starring Veronica. "Dear Archie"; Betty is depressed because Veronica is so rich and she's so poor; Archie makes Betty feel better by telling her how hopeless Veronica is at things that Betty is so good at doing. "Fair Exchange Is No Robbery!"; Archie and Veronica each buy going away presents to give to one another but after Jughead tells Archie about Veronica's gift of a locket (not what it really was) Archie gets mad and returns his gift to Veronica and then Veronica gets mad and returns her gift to Archie. "Stop the Music"; Mr. Lodge hasn't complained about Archie's guitar playing all week. "Channel Chaser"; Archie's tv picks up channels from all over the world. "Culinary Art"; Jughead admires a painting of a hamburger. "Parlez Vous?"; Miss Grundy gives Reggie a reason to study French. "The King is Back"; Mr. Lodge hires Professor Svengali to hypnotize the girls so they will quit listening to Bobby Barren records. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #48
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 48

    Neal Adams art, his sixth appearance in comics (4 pages). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) 7

    Cover pencils by Bob White. "How to Become a Teen-age Rock 'n' Roll Singer," pencils by Bob White, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Instructional pamphlet on how to become a teen idol. "The ABC's of Art," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead explains the various genres of art. "Roar, Lion, Roar!", pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Jughead paints a roaring lion, which comes to life and eats him. "Beatniks Thru History," art by Joe Edwards; Miss Grundy explains how famous historical figures were actually the beatniks of their day. "The Madhouse Hall of Fame," pencils by Orlando Busino; Examples of people and places which have achieved dubious distinctions, including Shelia Gabber, "Rocking Daddy" Ginch, and Alice Bownser. "If Song Titles Came True!"; Literal translations of song title imagery are illustrated. "Tongue Toppers For Cool Cats," art by Bob White; Pun terms to describe specific situations. "The Discovery of Hair," pencils by Bob White; Archibald Foomish, son of the famous five-sided wheel inventor Sir Hairy Foomish, discovers hair when his chemistry set burns the hair off of his body. Ads for Archie Giant Series, Archie Annual. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 351 #2
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 351 #2

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  • Vol. 65 #6
    Astounding Science Fiction (1938-1960 Street and Smith) Pulp Vol. 65 #6
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    August 1960. Cover by Schoenherr. "Astounding Analog Science Fact & Fiction" cover title as the publication transitions from "Astounding" to "Analog." Stories: "Adaptation" by Mack Reynolds, "Pushbutton War" by Joseph P. Martino, "Report on the Nature of the Lunar Surface" by John Brunner, "A Taste of Poison" by Christopher Anvil and "The High Crusade"(Part 2 of 3) by Poul Anderson. Science Fact articles "Needed: One Aphrodite Project" by R. S. Richardson and "The Formation of the Elements" by Alastair Cameron. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #25
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 25

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Baby Huey stars in: "Big Business"; "Some Bull"; "High Flyers"; and untitled 1-pager. Also in this issue: Untitled Buzzy 2-pager; Herman and Katnip in "Katnips Catnip"; 1-page text story "Ali-Oops"; and 1-page text story "The Bigger Boob"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Bat Masterson (1960-1962 Dell) 4

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    "Jailbird's Honor" and "Ghostly Treasure." Softspoken Smith back-up story, "The Cave-In." Gene Barry photo cover. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #133
    Batman (1940) 133
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1960 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0967798001

    1st appearance of Bat-Mite in Batman comics and his 3rd appearance anywhere in "Batwoman's Publicity Agent!" Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "Crimes of the Kite-Man," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; The Caped Crusaders must battle an ingenious criminal who uses kites to commit his crimes! Lend a Friendly Hand! public service announcement with Superman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Voyage of the S.S. Batman," script by Bill Finger, art by Sheldon Moldoff; After building a mock Bat-Cave on board a ship and allowing the public in, several crooks break in to it, attempting to steal a trophy on display which has part of a map inside it that will lead the criminals to some stolen loot. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Warden Willis story by Henry Boltinoff. "Batwoman's Publicity Agent," script by Bill Finger, art by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane); Batwoman and Bat-Mite team up to fight crime and the Dynamic Duo do not know what to make of it; The truth, that Bat-Mite is in love with the female crime fighter, is the reason that the imp from another dimension being in town. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Battlefield Action (1957) 31

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    "June 14, 1944--a Date To Die," "The Unseen Marine," "The Wool Sock War," and "Sgt. Right & Pvt. Wrong" (art by Sam Glanzman), Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1150
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    Published 1960 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1151
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    Published 1960 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1152
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    Published 1960 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1153
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    Published 1960 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Vol. 7 #3
    Black Magic (1950-1961 Prize/Crestwood) Vol. 7 #3
    • Paper: White

    Art by Ted Galindo, Dick Ayers and Paul Reinman. Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby present their own contribution to the horror comics trend of the 1950s, featuring tales of ghosts and the paranormal. Issue # 42 on cover; listed as Vol. 7, issue #3 in indicia. A Sputnik-era story about the moon landing gets the dates wrong, but predicts the shape of future spacecraft and technology with some accuracy. Crooks try to use an experimental quick-freezing technique for their own devices. A sailor can't get anyone to believe his tales of seeing a mermaid. Cover features possible art by Joe Simon. Jaspers Jungle; The Counterpanes; The Man Who Cried Mermaid; Man Reaches Moon!; Those Who Vanish; Strange Obituary; The Night of August 9th. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #151
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 151

    Cover by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Dillin, Charles Cuidera and Sheldon Moldoff. Three stories! "The Lost City" - The Blackhawks trail the Green Bandit's gang to a remote uncharted island, which has been isolated from outside contact for hundreds of years and operates as a medieval city-state. Plus: "The Satellite Raider" - An alien satellite appears and unleashes destructive weapons. And: "Lady Blackhawk's Super-Powers" - Baron Brane builds a machine to give himself super-powers, but Lady Blackhawk is spying on him and gets caught in the beam and also gets super-powers. Also: 1-page text story "Shadow of a Hero"! Plus: 1-page public service announcement "Superman Says: 'Lend a Friendly Hand!'" written by Jack Schiff? and illustrated by Curt Swan & Stan Kaye, where Superman advises two boys to welcome war refugees like their new neighbor Sandor (commemorates the United Nations World Refugee Year). 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #140
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 140

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    80 pages Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 14 #2
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  • Issue #13
    Carter Brown Long Story Magazine (1959-1961) Pulp 13

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  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Dell New Edition D366, 1960 - 1st printing. By Mary Roberts Reinhart. Jennie Brice was a mediocre young actress, but on a dank and dangerous night with floodwaters rising, she managed a remarkable disappearing act. Her husband said shed left him, but her landlady suspected something darker. The police had all the evidence of foul play—blood stains, a knife, Jennies own fur coat—but Jennie herself was missing. The question was: Had the lady performed a theatrical miracle? Or had someone else performed a very ingenious murder? With illustrations by Earl Mayan. Softcover, 4 in. x 6-3/8 in., 192 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #24
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 24

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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 shares a swing with a boy, without anybody knowing he's there. Two-thirds of the Ghostly Trio enters Fatso's dreams to scare him awake, and instead winds up getting caught in his nightmare. Spooky throws his voice. Casper the Friendly Ghost; The Golden Touch; Hearts of Gold; Losing His Touch; Spooky: The Boo Thrower. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 10 #86
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Magazine Vol. 10 #86

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  • Vol. 16 #1
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  • Issue #22
    Chip N Dale (1955-1962 Dell) 22

    Cover art by Harvey Eisenberg. Comic strip ad for Kraft Fudgies candy. No Sale, art by Jack Bradbury; Brer Bear and Brer Fox try to capture Bambi to sell to the zoo. Wolf Bait starring Li'l Bad Wolf, art by Paul Murry; The lazy brothers get lost in the woods while playing follow-the-leader. Big City Bedlam, art by Paul Murry; Chip 'n' Dale go to the city, but find it a dangerous place. Service with a Smile, art by Jack Bradbury; Donald has trouble with Chip 'n' Dale while he is running a service station. House ad for subscriptions to Dell Comics; premium is "Travel-O" board game. Dell Squeeze Toys ad with Huckleberry Hound, Yogi Bear, and Pixie and Dixie. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #567
    Classics Illustrated Junior (1953 - 1971 1st Print) 567

    Painted cover art by L. B. Cole. "The Bearskin Soldier," art by George Peltz; A wicked elf tricks a soldier into wearing a bear suit. If he wears it for seven years straight, he will be rich. "The Red-Bud Tree," art by George Peltz Once upon a time four young princes heard a story about a certain wonderful tree, called the Red-Bud Tree; No one of them had ever seen a Red-Bud Tree, and each prince wished to be the first to see one. "There Was a Young Lady of Russia," script by Edward Lear, art by George Peltz; classic limerick. Article on The Swordfish, art by L. B. Cole. Color This Picture with Crayons page, art by George Peltz. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 6 #5
    Climax (1957-1964 Macfadden 2nd Series) Vol. 6 #5

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  • Issue #52
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  • Issue #53
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  • Issue #54
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  • Issue #55
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  • Issue #10
    Comic Album (1958) 10

    Cover pencils by Tony Strobl. MacBerny Bunny, script by Don R. Christensen, art by Fred Abranz; Bugs visits with his Scottish cousin MacBerny Bunny and gets rid of the ghost that haunts his castle. Silly-Billy Bunny, script by Don R. Christensen, art by Fred Abranz; Sailing with his cousin Silly-Billy Bunny, Bugs meets a Robinson Crusoe-like castaway on a desert island. Bunji Bunny, script by Don R. Christensen, art by Fred Abranz; Aboard a rocket, Bugs reaches the snowy Humaloyan Mountains where he meets Bunji Bunny and the Abominable Snowman. The Greedy Speedster, pencils by Pete Alvarado; Wile E. Coyote wants to run as fast as the Road Runner. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 11 #2
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  • Issue #15
    Cracked (1958 Major Magazine) 15

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    Cover art by John Severin. Hollywood Life Stories ...From the Pages of History, script by Paul Laikin. How Family Life Would Be If the Sexes Changed Places, script by Paul Laikin, art by John Severin. If Literature Were Written in the Gossip Columns, script by Paul Laikin. Fake ad for Viceboy cigarettes, script by Paul Laikin, art by John Severin. Famous Proverb Shut-Ups, script by Paul Laikin, art by John Severin. Jack Davis art on several strips. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 3 #11
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