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Comic books August 1962

  • Issue #102
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    Saddle Stitched, 8 1/2- x 10 1/2-in, 52 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #8
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    Published Aug 1962 by 7-UP.

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  • Issue #291
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 291
    Published Aug 1962 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The New Superman!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; Red Kryptonite causes Superman to no longer be vulnerable to Green Kryptonite, but he is now vulnerable to other everyday objects. Supermen of America ad. Superman Krypton ad. 1st meeting of Supergirl and Mr. Mxyzptlk in "The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Mr. Mxyzptlk decides to pester Supergirl while Superman is away from Earth, so he first changes many people into Bizarros and then restores Supergirl's Kryptonian parents to life, before deciding that Supergirl should marry him. Batman and Robin ad. Lois Lane ad. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Aug 1962
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Aug 1962

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  • Issue #299
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 299

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. 1st appearance of gold Kryptonite in the Superboy imaginary story The Unwanted Superbaby, script by Jerry Siegel, art by George Papp; After his powers are revealed, the military takes custody of baby Kal-El. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Car 45, Get Lost!--Tales of the Bizarro World, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; Bizarro and Bizarro Jr come to Earth and join the Metropolis Police Force. Tricksy humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 2 #3
    Adventure Life Magazine (1961-1963 Atlas Magazines Inc.) 2nd Series Vol. 2 #3

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  • Issue #134
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 134

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    Cover art by Ogden Whitney. Some Guys Have All the Luck, script by Kurato Osaki, art by Pete Costanza; Ted Harrison isn't smart enough to realize the value of the things given to him by Mr. Feezlewit. Visitors from Afar, pencils by Pete Costanza, inks by Harry Lazarus. The Reformation of Rudolf Rukeyser, script by Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea], art by Rudi Palais; Aliens from another dimension are investigating Rudolf Rukeyser, a meek accountant. After he travels to their dimension he escapes with a newfound sense of confidence. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #76
    Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 76
    • 1.25" Cumulative spine split.

    Written by Bob Oksner. Art and Cover by Mort Drucker. Bob Hope, America's favorite funnyman, must deal with an idol -- and the hand of doom that follows it -- in an untitled 3-part story! Plus: TV Topics article. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #74WEST
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 74WEST

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    West Coast Edition. Big Boy in "Trapped by Rockhead the Robber!", Nugget in "Her Kissin' Cousin", and Dolly in ""Beauty and the Booth!". Cover and art by Sol Brodsky. 7-in. x 10-in., 16 pages, FC, newsprint. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #116
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  • Issue #117
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  • Issue #118
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  • Issue #119
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  • Vol. 7 #8
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 7 #8
  • Issue #92
    All American Men of War (1952) 92

    "The Battle Hawk" (starring Lt. Cloud), "Ace on a String," and "Double Ace in Double Trouble!" Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Be a Good Citizen!" Edited by Robert Kanigher. Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Irv Novick, Bob Haney, Jack Abel, Morris Waldinger, Tom Nicolisi, 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 $0.12.

  • Vol. 17 #3
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  • Vol. 36 #8
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Pulp Vol. 36 #8
  • Vol. 69 #6
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 69 #6

    August 1962. Stories: "Border, Breed Nor Birth"(Conclusion) by Mack Reynolds, "The Toughest Opponent" by Christopher Anvil, "The Bramble Bush" by Randall Garrett, "Watch the Sky" by James H. Schmitz, Science Fact articles: "The Big Job of Moving Little Things" by John W. Campbell, and "The Color of Space". Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #4
    Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 4
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached. 4" cumulative spine split.
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece missing, does not interrupt art or story.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1995861001

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Menace Of Alien Island, art by Nick Cardy; Aquaman and Aqualad discover a floating island that is really an alien spaceship. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Hands Across the Channel fact page by Henry Boltinoff. The Underwater "Spaceship" article. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #130-12CENT
    Archie (1943) 130-12CENT
    Archie (1943) #130-12CENT
    Tags: Archie

    Cover by Bob White. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey and Joe Edwards. Archie's convinced he's a juvenile delinquent. Mr Andrews convinces him he's not when Archie fails a juvenile delinquent test in "The Reject"! Plus: Li'l Jinx's teacher tells her she's a promising student in the 1-pager "Promising" by Joe Edwards; Jughead and Archie are talking about science fiction when Betty's large jello slips away from her in the 1-pager "The Peril"; Archie creates a gag gift for Professor Flutesnoot: a hollowed book filled with lead pellets for "heavy reading" in "Weights and Measures"; Reggie tricks Archie into being a ticket collector at a dance, leaving Veronica free for Reggie to date in "Odd Ball"; and when Archie runs into a tree, he starts having a conversation with a ghostly twin in "His Own Worst Enemy"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #130-15CENT
    Archie (1943) 130-15CENT
    Archie (1943) #130-15CENT
    Tags: Archie

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    15¢ Test Market Variant. Cover by Bob White. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey and Joe Edwards. Archie's convinced he's a juvenile delinquent. Mr Andrews convinces him he's not when Archie fails a juvenile delinquent test in "The Reject"! Plus: Li'l Jinx's teacher tells her she's a promising student in the 1-pager "Promising" by Joe Edwards; Jughead and Archie are talking about science fiction when Betty's large jello slips away from her in the 1-pager "The Peril"; Archie creates a gag gift for Professor Flutesnoot: a hollowed book filled with lead pellets for "heavy reading" in "Weights and Measures"; Reggie tricks Archie into being a ticket collector at a dance, leaving Veronica free for Reggie to date in "Odd Ball"; and when Archie runs into a tree, he starts having a conversation with a ghostly twin in "His Own Worst Enemy"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #17
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 17

    Archie's Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #80
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 80

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    Cover art by Bob White. Dream Boy, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks Rudy Lapick; Veronica tells Betty her dream of refusing her father's money, marrying Archie, and settling down to a happy life of love and poverty; Betty tells Veronica her dream of becoming a glamorous movie star. Strength and Health, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica is exercising in her gym with weights; Archie makes himself a physical wreck trying to do the same exercises she does. Alfred Bernard Nobel article. Windy Report, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica shows Betty that her yacht's wardrobe is arranged according to wind velocity. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #64
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 64

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  • Vol. 355 #2
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 355 #2

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  • Issue #49
    Atomic Mouse (1953 1st Series) 49

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    Cover by Jon D'Agostino. Written by unknown. Art by Jon D'Agostino and unknown. What's this...Count Gatto is a king?! Can it be true? Has Atomic Mouse finally lost out to royalty? Find out in..."Heir to a Throne" with art by Jon D'Agostino. Plus: Back-up story "Choosing a Toy for Laurie"! And: Coowie the Cow 2-page text story "Coowie the Cow Gets Crowned"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 47

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  • Issue #149
    Batman (1940) 149
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1962 by DC.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • Foxing.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • Writing within interior.
    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Water stain on back cover.
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Maestro of Crime," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Angered because of poor reviews of his music concerts, Payne Cardine turns to crime; Batman then uses a music expert to decipher the clues left behind by Cardine as the Mastero of Crime. "The Invaders from the Past," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The appearance of strange men through portals and the kidnapping of the Caped Crusaders by two Vikings all lead to the eventual capture of two crooks perpetuating a hoax. Half-page Homer story by Henry Boltinoff. "Batman Tunes in on Murder," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff inks by Charles Paris; The light reflected off the ring of a visiting Rajah allows Batman to tune in the thoughts of a person planning murder with a bomb. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 5 #10
    Battle Cry Magazine (1955 Stanley Publications) Vol. 5 #10

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  • Vol. 6 #2
    Baum Bugle A Journal of Oz (1957) Vol. 6 #2

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    The Baum Bugle: A Journal of Oz (1962) Volume 6 #2 is published three times annually by The International Wizard of Oz Club.

  • Issue #1254
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1255
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1256
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1257
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    Published 1962 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #35
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 35
    • Oxidation.

    Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by Charles Nicholas and Vince Alascia. Stories by Charles Nicholas, Vince Alascia, and Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio. Action packed adventures set in the Old West and featuring Billy the Kid, the famous 19th-century gunman. 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Black Fury (1956 Charlton) 37

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    Cover by Ernie Hart. Stories by Joe Gill? Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia and Rocke Mastroserio. Featuring Black Fury in: "The Tenderfoot"; "Symbol Of Victory"; and "The Water-Finder"! Plus: Billy The Kid in the back-up story "On The Dodge"! And: 2-page filler tale "The Deputy's Horse!" Also: 2-page text story "Diamonds Of Death"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #175
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 175
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Dick Dillin and Sheldon Moldoff. Featuring: 7 page Blackhawk story "Prisoners of the Lost Land" written by Jack Miller and drawn by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera; 8 page Blackhawk story "The Do-It-Yourself Villains" written by Dave Wood and drawn by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera; 8 page Blackhawk story "The Creature with Blackhawk's Brain" written by Jack Miller and drawn by Dick Dillin & Charles Cuidera. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #153
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 153

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  • Vol. 101 #8
    Bluebook For Men (1960-1975 H.S.-Hanro-QMG) Vol. 101 #8

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  • Issue #1
    Bonanza (1962) 1
    Published Aug 1962 by Gold Key.

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    In "The Fugitive," when the Cartwrights shelter a pair of young elopers, Ben and his boys find themselves caught up in a web of Spanish vengeance! Also in this issue: "The Graves in the Forest" in which the three Cartwrights are held for murder until Hoss fights back with dynamite! # on cover: 10036-212 December. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #210
    Bonanza (1962) 210
    Published Aug 1962 by Gold Key.
    • Centerfold detached. Oxidation.

    Published by Dell prior to the # 1 Gold Key issue. Issue number 01-070-210 ? Number/Month On Cover: 12-070-210, Aug.-Oct. Comic book adventures of the classic TV western series that aired from 1959 to 1973. Photo cover. This issue features "A Matter of Temperament" in which the Cartwrights deal with Indians and a fast-talking, big-dealing traveler and "The Cloud Runner" in which Little Joe tries to capture a wild, trouble- making stallion. Inside front cover has promos for stories. No story/art credits given. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #31
    Brides in Love (1956) 31

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    Cover by Joe Sinnott & Vince Colletta. Stories by unknown. Art by Joe Sinnott, Vince Colletta and unknown. Young and flighty...but warm and tender...this was Mary! She gave her love as easily as her meaningless word! Don't miss..."I Promise You"! Also featuring: "Mother-In-Law Trouble"; "Bachelor Apartment"; and "Imitation of Love"! Plus: 2-page text story "Duet of Love"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #31UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 9d cover price. Cover by Joe Sinnott & Vince Colletta. Stories by unknown. Art by Joe Sinnott, Vince Colletta and unknown. Young and flighty...but warm and tender...this was Mary! She gave her love as easily as her meaningless word! Don't miss..."I Promise You"! Also featuring: "Mother-In-Law Trouble"; "Bachelor Apartment"; and "Imitation of Love"! Plus: 2-page text story "Duet of Love"! 32 pages, full color.

  • Vol. 15 #2
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  • Issue #2
    Car 54 Where are You (1962-1963 Dell) 2

    # on cover 01-108-208, June-Aug. This is the 1st printing June-August 1962. 2nd printing was dated 1964. Issue #1: see Four Color #1257. Photo cover of Officer Francis Muldoon (as played by Fred Gwynne) and Officer Gunther Toody (as played by Joe E. Ross). Indian Givers, art by Tony Tallarico; a cracked wall and disappearing cigars create problems galore for officers Toody and Muldoon. Based on the classic television series. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6208
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  • Issue #48
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 48

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    Cover by Warren Kremer. Harvey presents the adventures of Casper in the long-running series sometimes called The Friendly Ghost Casper. After being kicked out of their respective homes for being too nice, Casper and Wendy seek new digs in a three-part story. While C. and W. find Fairyland a trifle too nice even for them, the Ghostly Trio and the Witch Sisters are having their own second thoughts. Casper the Friendly Ghost; Homeless Haunt; Somebody Loves Us; Absence Makes the Haunt Grow Fonder; Spooky: The Ghost Club. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 4 #7
    Cavalcade (1957-1980 Skye-Challenge) Vol. 4 #7

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  • Vol. 12 #110
    Cavalier (1952-1992 Fawcett-DuGent) Magazine Vol. 12 #110

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  • Vol. 18 #1
    Charley Jones' Laugh Book (1943 Jayhawk Press) Vol. 18 #1