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Comic books March 1962

  • Issue #94
    Strange Tales (1951-1976 1st Series) 94
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). Tape on inside of cover.
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Cover oxidation.
    Auction opens October 4
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #2102873021
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Debris trapped between case and inner well
    • Label #a310f7-026

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "I Was a Decoy for Pildorr: The Plunderer from Outer Space!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Earth sends a pilot to get an important cargo past attacking space pirates; He is caught and thrown into space, his cargo taken; The cargo is a cobalt bomb that destroys the pirates. "The Treasure" text story. "Save Me From the Weed!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A man urges his unambitious gardener to go into business for himself, but his humble diligence saves the world when he snips a radioactive telepathic weed while it rests. "He Came from Nowhere!", art by Joe Sinnott; A fugitive meets a man from the future who offers to switch places; When he arrives, however, he finds that the man was another criminal, a shape-shifting Uranian. "Help!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man gets a mysterious call for help but thinks it's a crank call and slams down the phone, breaking it; The caller is overjoyed, since it was a tiny alien spaceship trapped inside the phone receiver. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #94UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 9d cover price. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "I Was a Decoy for Pildorr: The Plunderer from Outer Space!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Earth sends a pilot to get an important cargo past attacking space pirates; He is caught and thrown into space, his cargo taken; The cargo is a cobalt bomb that destroys the pirates. "The Treasure" text story. "Save Me From the Weed!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A man urges his unambitious gardener to go into business for himself, but his humble diligence saves the world when he snips a radioactive telepathic weed while it rests. "He Came from Nowhere!", art by Joe Sinnott; A fugitive meets a man from the future who offers to switch places; When he arrives, however, he finds that the man was another criminal, a shape-shifting Uranian. "Help!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man gets a mysterious call for help but thinks it's a crank call and slams down the phone, breaking it; The caller is overjoyed, since it was a tiny alien spaceship trapped inside the phone receiver. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #32
    Submarine Attack (1958) 32

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Bill Molno, Charles Nicholas and unknown. Featuring: "Treachery"; "The Trapped Tiger"; and "Peacetime Mission!" Plus: 1-page text story "Strange Order"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Sugar and Spike (1956) 39
    Published Mar 1962 by DC.

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    Cover art by Sheldon Mayer. Stories starring Sugar & Spike: Ski-Wheeee!, The Big Mail-Box Mystery, The New Kid, and Adventure with Uncle Charley's Put-Put. Scripts and art by Sheldon Mayer. Let Science Serve You! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff. Sugar and Spike Cut-Out Valentine Cards by Mayer. Write Your Own Comic Page! by Mayer. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #59
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 59
    • 3" Spine split from top.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Stranded in Evolution Valley!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; Jimmy and a robot get stuck in evolution valley, which has dinosaurs, a cavewoman, and Titano. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Perry sends Jimmy to England to work for Scotland Yard for a week; While there Jimmy tries to capture the Purple Pimpernel. Jimmy Olsen, Freak!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 520,000. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 9 #1
    Swank (1941-2016 Royal Publications) Magazine Vol. 9 #1

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    Long-running men's interest magazine featuring articles, fiction stories, adult cartoons, and nude photography. 8.5" x 11", 74 pages, B&W/Color. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #64
    Sweethearts Vol. 2 (1954-1973) 64

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    Last 10c cover priced issue. Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by Joe Sinnott & Vince Colletta. Stories by unknown. Art by Joe Sinnott & Vince Colletta, Dick Giordano? and unknown. Featuring: "Looking For Love"; "Carefree Love"; and "All My Love"! Plus: 1-page fillers "Beauty Tips For Teens" and "Happy Sunbathing" pencilled by Charles Nicholas? Also: 2-page Martha Marsden Meditates text article. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Tales Calculated to Drive You Bats (1961-1962 Archie) 3

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    Cover pencils by Orlando Busino. Humorous monster stories: The Life of Igor. Freddie's Lament. The 13th Marshall. The Puzzle Of Planet Pluto. Dr. Grisley's Experiment. Picturesque Picnic. The Transylvanian Touch. Open House For Monsters starring Igor and Freddie. Scripts by George Glader, pencils by Orlando Busino. Transylvanian Menu. 32 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #27
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 27
    • 1" Cumulative spine split (partially taped). Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Oog Lives Again!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An alien trapped in ice is freed and mocks the fearful humans as it waits to be rescued - "Invade you? You have nothing we want! We should quarantine you!" "From Outer Space" text story. "On the Trail of the Witch!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A witch is fearful of being pursued by a witch-hunter, but it turns out her fears are groundless as he is also a witch. "John Doe," pencils by Paul Reinman, inks by Joe Sinnott; An inventor creates a humanoid robot and treats it like a close friend; When the robot sacrifices itself to save him from a bear, his friends realize that the inventor is also a robot. "His Name Was... Merlin!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An untalented magician who takes the name Merlin is visited by the spirit of the real Merlin in the form of a derelict and offers to teach him some tricks; When the man learns Merlin's last trick of completely disappearing, he stiffs Merlin his fee. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #27UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 9d cover price. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Oog Lives Again!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An alien trapped in ice is freed and mocks the fearful humans as it waits to be rescued - "Invade you? You have nothing we want! We should quarantine you!" "From Outer Space" text story. "On the Trail of the Witch!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A witch is fearful of being pursued by a witch-hunter, but it turns out her fears are groundless as he is also a witch. "John Doe," pencils by Paul Reinman, inks by Joe Sinnott; An inventor creates a humanoid robot and treats it like a close friend; When the robot sacrifices itself to save him from a bear, his friends realize that the inventor is also a robot. "His Name Was... Merlin!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An untalented magician who takes the name Merlin is visited by the spirit of the real Merlin in the form of a derelict and offers to teach him some tricks; When the man learns Merlin's last trick of completely disappearing, he stiffs Merlin his fee. 36 pgs., full color

  • Issue #29
    Tales to Astonish (1959-1968 1st Series) 29

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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. When the Space Beasts Attack!!, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; An alien armada lands on Earth with weapons that seem to disintegrate anything. The Clock text story. The Man Who Blew Up the Earth!, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; A jilted Quasimodo-like scientist devotes all his energy into producing a cobalt bomb which is so powerful that it can shatter the Earth. What Happened to Harry?, art by Dick Ayers; A brilliant inventor's boss tries to steal his new time machine in order to take credit for it. The Last Laugh! script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A vicious practical joker gets his comeuppance in the afterlife. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #29UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 9d cover price. Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. When the Space Beasts Attack!!, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; An alien armada lands on Earth with weapons that seem to disintegrate anything. The Clock text story. The Man Who Blew Up the Earth!, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; A jilted Quasimodo-like scientist devotes all his energy into producing a cobalt bomb which is so powerful that it can shatter the Earth. What Happened to Harry?, art by Dick Ayers; A brilliant inventor's boss tries to steal his new time machine in order to take credit for it. The Last Laugh! script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A vicious practical joker gets his comeuppance in the afterlife. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #129
    Tarzan (1948-1972 Dell/Gold Key) 129

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    Painted cover art by George Wilson. "Temple of Zimbabwe" inside cover story, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jesse Marsh. "Tarzan in the Caverns of Kor," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jesse Marsh; Boy is kidnapped by a newly-discovered species of cave dwelling ape. "Fluke, Boy's Fishing Partner," art by Jesse Marsh. "Hunger Solves a Problem" text story, art by Jesse Marsh. "The Tall Stranger," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Russ Manning; After the construction of the new home for the Tulengus in Aba-Zulu, Natongo is placed under a hypnotic spell by a strange visitor. "The Armor of Suleiman," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jesse Marsh; Tarzan and Boy help prevent a coup among the Aulihans. "Warriors of the Desert," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jesse Marsh; A brief description of two desert tribes. Statement of Ownership: Average 1961 sales: 509,355. "The Fish Trappers," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jesse Marsh; Description of the fishing skills of the Wagenias. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #86
    Teen-Age Romance (1960) 86

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  • Issue #32
    Texas Rangers in Action (1956 Charlton) 32

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  • Issue #8
    Three Stooges (1960-1972 Dell/Gold Key) 8

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    Photo on cover. The Three Stooges in "Nitwit Knights" in which the Three Stooges try to become heroic knights in the days when knights were bold and "Bungled In The Jungle." Issue also has backup feature Professor Putter in "Hero Herman," one-page text feature "The Bleached Bird," and one page gag strips. No story/art credits given. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #19620303
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #19620310
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #19620317
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #19620324
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.

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  • Issue #19620331
    Tiger (1954 Fleetway) UK 19620331
    Published 1962 (est.) by Fleetway.
  • Issue #31
    Timmy the Timid Ghost (1956-1966 Charlton) 31
  • Issue #210
    Tom and Jerry (1949-1980 Dell/Gold Key) 210

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Lynn Karp and unknown. Featuring: Tom & Jerry 1-pagers "Undercover" and "Flip Top" with pencils by Lynn Karp; Tom & Jerry 2-pager "Yummy Tummies" with pencils by Karp; Tom & Jerry in "Tuckering-Out Bout" with pencils by Karp; Spike & Tyke in "The Coo Coo Caper"; Bertie Bird text story "Old Resolutions"; Mouse Musketeers in "Peaceful Purpose" with pencils by Karp; Barney Bear with Fuzzy & Wuzzy in "Bear Hunter"; Wuff the Prairie Dog in "Charlie C. Chump"; Droopy 1-pager "Funny Face"; and Droopy half-pagers "Foul Ball" and "Flipping His Lid"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #79
    Tomahawk (1950) 79
    Published Mar 1962 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. Eagle Eye's Debt of Honor starring Tomahawk, script by France Ed Herron, art by Fred Ray. Night of the Betrayal starring Tomahawk, script by France Ed Herron, art by Fred Ray. The Alien Indian Chief starring Tomahawk, script by France Ed Herron, art by Fred Ray; the Indians have a new leader—an alien being with fantastic powers. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Vol. 2 #3
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    Volume 2, Issue 3 - March, 1962. Men's interest magazine with fiction and articles with the emphasis on nude pictorials. Includes a color centerfold. 8 1/2" x 11", 78 pages, B&W. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #2
    Top Cat (1961-1970 Dell/Gold Key) 2

    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Mar 1962
    Topper (1961-1980 Peerless) Mar 1962

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    Vintage men's interest magazine that focuses heavily on the bachelor lifestyle with tons of articles that explore sexual health, erotic short fiction stories, adult humor comic strips, product reviews, and nude pin-up photography. - 8" x 10.5", 82 pages, Color/B&W. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #14
    Treasure Chest Vol. 17 (1961) 14

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    Excellent Reed Crandall art (6 pages) for "This is Communism," Chapter 7 in a series on the communist threat to our liberty. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Treasure Chest Vol. 17 (1961) 15
  • Vol. 43 #298
    True (1937-1976 Country/Fawcett/Petersen) Vol. 43 #298

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  • Issue #476
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  • Vol. 76 #5
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  • Vol. 6 #2
    True Men Stories Magazine (1956-1974 Feature/Stanley) Vol. 6 #2

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    Vol. 6 #2 - March 1962. Men's interest magazine featuring adventure fiction, true life stories, and pictorials. In this issue: Safe and Legal Sex Stimulants - where to get and how to use them; The Secret U.S. Horror Weapon That Keeps the Kremlin in Check; Shocking Scandal of Highschool Teacher-Student "Free-Love" Orgies; The Killer-Dog Carnival Girls Who Suckered a Nazi Blitzkrieg; Torture Ordeal of Tom Rote - prisoner of Mexico's Beast-Woman Blood Cult; and Hildi Is Great on page 28! 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 66 pages, B&W. MATURE. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 74 #1
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  • Vol. 86 #2
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  • Issue #27
    Turok Son of Stone (1956-1980 Dell/Gold Key) 27

    Written by Paul S. Newman. Art by Giovanni Ticci and Alberto Giolitti. Turok and Andar meet an old caveman who offers to show them the way out of the Lost Valley in "Dangerous Waters" by Paul S. Newman, Giovanni Ticci and Alberto Giolitti. Plus: Turok and Andar also star in "The Flesh Eaters" by Newman, Ticci and Giolitti. Also: "The Giant Dinosaurs" 1-pager. And: "Dinosaur Diets" 1-pager. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 57 #4
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  • Issue #36
    Tweety and Sylvester (1954-1962 Dell) 36

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    36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #37
    Uncle Scrooge (1954-2008 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone/Gemstone) 37
    • Staple rust.

    Uncle Scrooge in "Cave of Ali Baba" in which Scrooge, Donald, and the nephews search for the legendary cave of Ali Baba and "Deep Down Doings." Issue also has a Gyro Gearloose story, a one-page text feature "Amateur Artist," and one-page gag strips. Stories by Carl Barks. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    Unexpected (1956 DC) 69
    Published Mar 1962 by DC.

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    Cover art by Bob Brown. Letter from the editors regarding the price increase from ten cents to twelve cents. Doom on Holiday Asteroid, art by Lee Elias. Jason Bell has come to Holiday Asteroid after a prospecting accident has left him with only a few days to live; He uncovers a plot to steal a hidden super-weapon. Origins of the words muscle, galaxy, and cloud. House ad for Batman Annual #2, pencils by Curt Swan, Sheldon Moldoff, and Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. Pioneers of Midway Planet, art by George Roussos. On the Planet Og humor page by Henry Boltinoff. House ad for Superman Annual #4, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Riddle of the Giant-Makers text story. The Man Who Could Move Worlds starring Space Ranger, script by Arnold Drake, art by Bob Brown. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #14
    Unknown Worlds (1960) 14
    Published Mar 1962 by ACG.

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    "The Mysterious Molemen!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by Pete Costanza), "The Curious Cup!" (script by Hughes as "Pierre Alonzo"), and "Visitors to New York!" (script by Hughes as "Lafcadio Lee," art by Beck/Hamilton). Kurt Schaffenberger cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 2 #1
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  • Issue #54
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  • Issue #55
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  • Issue #56
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  • Issue #57
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  • Issue #58
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 58

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  • Issue #258
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone) 258

    Cover pencils by Tony Strobl. Stories by Carl Barks, Carl Fallberg and unknown. Art by Carl Barks, Paul Murry, Jack Bradbury, Tony Strobl and John Liggera. Donald Duck stars in Carl Barks' "Ten-Cent Valentine"! Plus: Mickey Mouse and Goofy in "The Missing Merchantman" (part 1 of 3); Chip 'n' Dale in "Three in a Tree"; Ludwig Von Drake in "A Bone to Pick"; 1-page Mickey Mouse text story "Hero Danny"; 1-page Mickey Mouse story "Choretime"; and 1-page Chip 'n' Dale story "Lunchtime"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 27 #3
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  • Issue #71
    Woody Woodpecker (1952 Dell/Gold Key) 71

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    Walter Lantz' Woody Woodpecker. "The Youngster" one-page story; Woody, Charlie, and the kids look at an old photo album. "Ghost Seekers"; On vacation in the UK, Woody and the kids take a tour of a castle and accidentally help catch a gang of jewel smugglers. "Night Watch Wingding"; Woody gets off on the wrong foot with the boss at his new job as assistant night watchman at the Mustern Costume Company, but wins him over when he catches two crooks. "Recipe for Chilly" text story starring Chilly Willy. "The Sinister One Cent Sale"; Floyd and Lloyd try to cure Oswald of being a sucker for door-to-door salesmen. "The Missile Fizzle"; A story involving Woody making a rock garden for Winnie, the kids inventing a useful gadget, and a neighborhood fad for model rockets. "No Cause For Alarm" one-page story; Firefighter Woody can't use the pole. "Misfortune" one-page story; Fortune teller Woody runs into a problem. "Peek-A-Boo" half-page story; Woody drives Wally crazy by reading over his shoulder. "Wise Words" half-page story; Traffic annoys Woody. Untitled one-page story; Knothead uses a hailstorm to his advantage. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.