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  • Item #42257321
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    Published Jul 2006 by DC.

    Auction Item: 52 Weeks (2006) 11 VF 8.0

    • Signed by artist J.G. Jones and writer Mark Waid with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
    Starts Mar 27

    Written by Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka and Mark Waid. Breakdowns by Keith Giffen. Art by Joe Bennett & Jack Jadson and Todd Nauck & Marlo Alquiza. Backup feature by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund. Covers by J.G. Jones. The story of the year continues in four more action-packed chapters of comics' only weekly superhero adventure! This month, get ready for the debut of three new characters that will create a powerful impact in the DCU...and change the face of 52 completely. WEEK 11, sheds light on the mysterious woman protecting Gotham City...wearing a very familiar uniform! Plus the debut of the new SECRET ORIGINS backup by Dan Jurgens and Norm Rapmund! 52: A year without Superman; a year without Batman; a year without Wonder Woman ...but not a year without heroes. Cover price $2.50.

  • Item #42859595
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    Published Aug 1940 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 27 CGC 8.0 Restored

    • Restored: A4
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, reinforced.
    • Label #1465464004
    Starts Apr 3

    Pep Moran story by Gene Baxter --- The Black Pirate by Sheldon Moldoff --- Untitled Three Aces story A Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster Superman adventure leads off this issue, followed by: Tex Thompson in "The Return of the Gorrah!" --- An untitled Clip Carson adventure --- Zatara, the Master Magician in "The Vanished Explorer!" Full page ad for Superman #6. Full page ad for Supermen of America club. Inside front cover ad for All Star Comics #1 plus ads for Batman #1, Superman #5 and Detectrive #41. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43039949
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    Published Jun 1941 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 37 PGX 2.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Centerfold married, tape on cover, 2 folios loose. Inner well mis-cut, slightly sticking out left edge of case.
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    Cover art by Fred Ray. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy (signed as Joe Shuster). Pep Morgan story, art by George Papp. The Lost City of Atlantis starring Three Aces, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Mr. America story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. Congo Bill story, art by Fred Ray. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43039958
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    Published Sep 1942 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 52 PGX 7.0 Restored

    • Moderate professional restoration
    • Paper: Tan to cream
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Restoration includes: Piece added, tear seals, minor color touch.
    Starts Apr 3

    Classic Superman & back-ups cover art by Fred Ray. The Emperor of America starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel (signed), pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by John Sikela (signed as Joe Shuster). Sing a Song of Six Guns starring Vigilante (origin retold), pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton). The Battle of a Thousand Years starring Three Aces, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Case of the Stolen Spectacles starring Ameri-commandos (formerly Fat Man & Mr. America), script by Joseph Greene, art by Bernard Baily. The One Man Army starring Congo Bill, art by Fred Ray. Crime on Ice starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #41505806
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    Published May 1959 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 252 CGC 4.0

    • Paper: Off white
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    • Label #0242587004
    Starts Apr 3

    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 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42755963
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    Published May 1959 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 252 CGC 1.0

    • Paper: Brittle
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Spine of cover completely split and re-attached with tape. Cover and centerfold detached.
    • Label #0268913001
    Starts Apr 3

    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 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42755789
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    Published May 1960 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 264 VG- 3.5

    • Cover detached at one staple, brush marks on cover, moisture damage.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Superman Bizarro!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Captured by the Bizarros on Bizarro World, Superman is sentenced to be turned into a Bizarro himself; He dreams what it would be like if the sentence was carried out. 2/3-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. "Supergirl Gets Adopted!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Linda has to scheme to prevent herself from being adopted to protect her secret identity; She spends 30 days with the Wilkins. One-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42245747
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    Published Jul 1960 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 266 GD- 1.8

    Starts Mar 27

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Captive of the Amazons," script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Princess Jena from the planet Adoria comes to Earth and tricks Superman into returning to Adoria with her, where she forces him to marry her. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. "The World's Mightiest Cat!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Streaky again becomes super-powered and nobody believes the things Paul sees him perform. Supermen of America ad. Green Lantern ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42114371
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    Published Aug 1960 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 267 GD- 1.8

    Starts Mar 27

    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 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42755702
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    Published Nov 1960 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 270 VG- 3.5

    • 2-1/4" tear in back cover from bottom of spine.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Old Man of Metropolis!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte; Superman inadvertently smashes through the time barrier into the future - but emerges as an old man with no super powers. "Supergirl's Busiest Day!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; With Superman on a space mission, Supergirl has a day full of emergencies to deal with. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. Justice League of America ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42755792
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    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 273 VG- 3.5

    • Water damage, centerfold detached at one staple.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The World of Mr. Mxyzptlk!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Al Plastino; After yet another round of pranks from Mr. Mxyzptlk, Superman travels to the fifth dimensional world where Mxyzptlk lives to perform pranks on him. Hawkman ad. One-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. Pick a New Hair Style for Linda (Supergirl) Lee! Supergirl stars in "The Supergirl of Two Worlds!" Statement of ownership - average paid circulation 458,000. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42755705
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    Published Nov 1961 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 282 VG+ 4.5

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    Last 10-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's Toughest Day!", script by Bill Finger, art by Al Plastino; A day in Superman's life. His Clark Kent robot has to avoid showing the damage to his hands while on a date with Lois. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Sagebrush Sam story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Supergirl of Tomorrow!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Using a time machine, a powerless Supergirl travels to the future, where her powers return and she frees humanity from the tyrannical reign of the Clan of Censors. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42755708
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    Published Oct 1962 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 293 FN+ 6.5

    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Cover detached at one staple and re-adhered with glue at spine.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Feud Between Superman and Clark Kent!", script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino; Red Kryptonite causes Clark and Superman to be split into two separate beings, but Superman tries to take steps to prevent them from being reunited when the effect wears off. Ad for the Atom. One-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Comet telepathically tells Supergirl how he was originally human, and loved by the sorceress Circe, until a jealous rival caused him to be changed into a horse. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #42755813
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    Published May 1965 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 324 FN+ 6.5

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Secret Life of Clark Kent!", script by Leo Dorfmanm, art by Al Plastino; Clark Kent accidentally discovers Crater Valley, where a Quaker colony has lived in seclusion since the eighteenth century. Superman ad. "The Black Magic of Supergirl!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl acquires the Satan Ring, which allows her to perform three deeds of black magic, but the price of using it will turn her into a demon. Superboy ad. Supermen of America ad. Letter to the editor from comics writer Cary Bates. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #41891117
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    Auction Item: Action Comics (2011 2nd Series) 1C VF 8.0

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    "Superman Versus The City Of Tomorrow" Written by Grant Morrison. Pencils by Rags Morales. Inks by Rick Bryant. Cover by Rags Morales. Note : Limited 1 for 200 black and white version of "1A" cover. Cover price $3.99.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 93 CGC 5.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465420004
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Sleep For Sale starring The Sandman, script by Joe Samachson, art by Pen Shumaker; Mr. Kendall goes to the Sleepatorium, a special dormitory that puts people to sleep when nothing else works. What he doesn't know, and that the Sandman discovers, is that a fellow patient, a criminal known as Wide-Awake Willie, also uses the facility as a blind to get sleep. Roguery in Nine Reels starring The Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Gifts from the Stars starring Starman, script by Joe Samachson, art by Emil Gershwin. Genius Jones Broadcasting, script by Whitney Ellsworth, art by Stan Kaye. The Peerless Puppets starring Mike Gibbs, Guerilla, script by Joe Samachson, art by Edmond Good. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43039967
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 125 PGX 5.0

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover art by Stan Kaye. The Weight Before Christmas, script by Don Cameron, art by Al Wenzel; Regan used to be the Santa for Lacy's but he's lost to much weight, so Superboy has to get him to up to snuff in a week; Or a crooked Santa will take his place and set the store up for robbery. The Case of the Good Luck Crooks starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. D-Day in Davy Jones' Locker starring Aquaman, art by John Daly. The Man Who Refused to Die starring Shining Knight, script by Don Cameron, art by Chuck Winter. The Roamin' Roman starring Johnny Quick, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. Full-page ad for Western Comics # 1. 52 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42755891
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 179 FR/GD 1.5

    • 5" cumulative spine split.
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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The World's Whackiest Inventions! starring Superboy, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Raft of Doom! starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. The Modern Paul Bunyan!, pencils by Paul Norris, inks by Sy Barry; Johnny Quick and Tubby visit a Paul Bunyan festival; When crooks rob the gate Johnny uses stunts similar to what Paul Bunyan would have done to capture them. Green Arrow's New Partner!, art by George Papp. Casey the Cop humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. 44 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42755711
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 213 VG 4.0

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    Cover art by John Sikela. The Junior Jury of Smallville starring Superboy, art by John Sikela; Student Wayne Wright tries to prove he is innocent of stealing a valuable rock from the geology classroom. The Airborne Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Court-Martial of Moby Dick II starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 218 VG 4.0

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Two Worlds of Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; part two of story in which Superboy leaves Earth with a couple that claims to be his real parents. Aquaman, Outlaw of the Sea, art by Ramona Fradon. Playful Pop humor page by Phil Berube. A two-page history of the Olympic Games. The Archer Who Lost His Aim starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42755717
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 236 VG 4.0

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Clark Kent's Super-Dad, script by Jerry Coleman, art by John Sikela; Pa Kent gains super-powers and goes into action as Strongman. Hy Wire humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Iceberg of Doom starring Aquaman, script by Otto Binder, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42755795
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 241 GD 2.0

    • Interior oxidation, heavy water damage with color loss to front cover.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Outlaw of Smallville starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; an outlaw plans to sell a box containing super powers. The Queen Arrow starring Green Arrow, script by France Herron, art by George Papp; first appearance of Queen Arrow, a female version of Green Arrow. So You Want to Become a Capitol Page Boy article. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Mutiny Against Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. The Disappearing Glass Trick--Learn a Bit of Magic activity page. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 244 VG 4.0

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Poorest Family in Smallville starring Superboy, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by John Sikela; Ma and Pa Kent are poverty stricken. Ad for Sgt. Bilko, Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, and Jackie Gleason. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Mysteries in Space fact page by Mort Drucker. A Medal for Roy starring Green Arrow, script by George Kashdan, art by George Papp. Jerry Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Copy Cat Creature starring Aquaman, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 264 VG 4.0

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Helpless Hero, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp; a boy from another planet schemes to take Superboy's place by causing all his powers to go haywire. Aquaman and His Sea-Policeman, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman helps out a city whose streets are all canals. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Green Arrow Robin Hood!, art by Lee Elias; Green Arrow goes back in time and takes Robin Hood's place. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 275 VG- 3.5

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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. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42755840
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 284 FN 6.0

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Clark Kent Goes to Reform School, pencils by Curt Swan; Red K makes Clark Kent forget he's Superboy. The Charge of Aquaman's Sea Soldiers, script by Jack Miller, art by Jim Mooney; Aquaman and Aqualad stop Professor Enos Snark who is supplying pirates with technology to help them to rob ships. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 294 FN- 5.5

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Dial M for Monster, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Al Plastino; Aliens from Xnor come to visit Earth as tourists and are very annoying. Tricksy humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Halloween Pranks of the Bizarro-Supermen--Tales of the Bizarro World, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; On Bizarro world, it's the adults who wear masks and play pranks on Halloween; But when Bizarro No. 1 plays cruel tricks on him, Bizarro Krypto searches for a better companion; 1st Bizarro Marilyn Monroe, Bizarro President John F. Kennedy, and Bizarro Jerry Lewis. 36 pages. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Adventures of Jerry Lewis (1957) 61 FN- 5.5

    Starts Mar 27

    Cover art by Bob Oksner. Roman Baths Part 1, pencils by Bob Oksner, inks by Graham Place; Jerry visits an amusement park and accidentally sends himself back in time. Teen Age humor page by Mort Drucker. Roman Baths Part Two; Jerry lands in the time of ancient Rome. Meet the Gang! filler page by Mort Drucker. Keep Learning-- The Key to Success public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. Roman Baths Part Three; Jerry beats the Etruscans single handed. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Dec 1992 by DC.

    Auction Item: Adventures of Superman (1987) 497 CGC 9.8

    • Paper: White
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    • Label #1291248017
    Starts Mar 27

    Part 4 of the 7-part 'Doomsday': Continuing one of the most significant stories in the life of Superman, continued from Superman (1987) #74. With the Justice League beaten into retreat, Doomsday has at last found something that may be able to push back the Man of Steel himself! Continued in Action Comics (1938 DC) #684. Written by Jerry Ordway, with art by Tom Grummett and Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Grummett and Hazlewood. Cover price $1.25.

  • Item #43039976
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    Auction Item: All American Comics (1939) 70 PGX 5.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Small piece of tape on bottom of spine.
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover art by Paul Reinman. Love at First Blight, script by Alfred Bester, art by Paul Reinman; A leprechaun named Owen Cooley accidently is brought to America and falls into the hands of a criminal gang; To make matters worse, Cooley discovers that Alan Scott is the Green Lantern, and believes that Doiby is his uncle! The Education of Stacy Hogan starring The Atom, script by Joseph Greene, art by Joe Gallagher. Maximillian's Magic starring Sargon the Sorcerer, script by John B. Wentworth, art by Joe Kubert. Poor Pablo starring Dr. Mid-Nite, script by Joe Greene, art by Stan Aschmeier. The War Is Over starring Hop Harrigan, script and art by Jon L. Blummer. Mutt and Jeff strips by Al Smith [signed as Bud Fisher]. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: All American Men of War (1952) 69 FN- 5.5

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    "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. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder (2005) 5B VF 8.0

    Starts Mar 27

    VARIANT COVER BY FRANK MILLER Written by Frank Miller Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams The pulse-pounding adventure continues with the All Star creative team of Frank Miller, Jim Lee & Scott Williams! The Batman puts Dick Grayson to the ultimate test, and the orphaned aerialist must make a difficult choice before becoming Robin, the Boy Wonder! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Cover price $2.99.

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    Auction Item: All Star Comics (1940-1978) 11 GD- 1.8

    • Cover and centerfold detached. 2" cumulative spine split.
    Starts Apr 3

    "The Justice Society of America Joins the War on Japan!" Plot by Gardner Fox and Sheldon Mayer, script by Fox. Art by Jack Burnley plus individual chapters featuring Hawkman (art by Sheldon Moldoff), Wonder Woman (art by Harry G. Peter), the Sandman (art by Cliff Young), the Atom (art by Ben Flinton), Doctor Fate (art by Howard Sherman), Dr. Mid-nite (art by Stan Aschmeier), Starman (art by Burnley), and Johnny Thunder (art by Aschmeier). Two-page Hop Harrigan text story, "Outlaw Plane." Moldoff cover (assisted by others?). Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: All Star Comics (1940-1978) 54 VG- 3.5

    • Staples added (not manufacturing). Tape on interior front cover. Spine roll.
    Starts Apr 3

    The Justice Society of America star in "Circus of a Thousand Thrills." Script by John Broome, pencils by Frank Giacoia (chapter 1) and Arthur Peddy (chapters 2-4), inks by Giacoia (chapter 1) and Bernard Sachs (chapters 2-4). Back-up Johnny Peril's Surprise Story, "The Dark Horseman!" Two-page article, "The Right of Way." Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Job Counselor." Peddy/Sachs cover. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: All Star Comics (1940-1978) 58 VF- 7.5

    Starts Mar 27

    1st appearance of Power Girl. Cover art by Mike Grell. The Super Squad! starring the All Star Super Squad, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Wally Wood; Power Girl describes the Super Squad as a strike force composed of the JSA and the three younger heroes--Robin, Power Girl, and Star-Spangled Kid. Letters from Roy Thomas and Jerry Bails. The Captive Commissioner Hostess ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. 32 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    Auction Item: All Star Comics (1940-1978) 58 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 3

    1st appearance of Power Girl. Cover art by Mike Grell. The Super Squad! starring the All Star Super Squad, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Wally Wood; Power Girl describes the Super Squad as a strike force composed of the JSA and the three younger heroes--Robin, Power Girl, and Star-Spangled Kid. Letters from Roy Thomas and Jerry Bails. The Captive Commissioner Hostess ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. 32 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    Auction Item: Amethyst Princess of Gemworld (1983 DC) 1-35CENT CGC 9.2

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • 35 Cent Price Variant.
    • Label #1445703009
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    This is the 35c cover-priced edition which was test marketed only in St. Louis, Missouri and Austin, Texas. Cover price $0.35.

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    Published Oct 1963 by DC.

    Auction Item: Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 11 CGC 5.0

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1448965020
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Doom From Dimension Aqua, script by Jack Miller, art by Nick Cardy; Aquaman and Aqualad meet Mera, former queen of a watery dimension; people from Mera's home world attack; Mera, who would one day marry Aquaman, makes her first appearance. Homer Goes Skin Diving humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Fantastic Frogmen article. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Published Oct 1963 by DC.

    Auction Item: Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 11 FR/GD 1.5

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    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Doom From Dimension Aqua, script by Jack Miller, art by Nick Cardy; Aquaman and Aqualad meet Mera, former queen of a watery dimension; people from Mera's home world attack; Mera, who would one day marry Aquaman, makes her first appearance. Homer Goes Skin Diving humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Fantastic Frogmen article. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Published Oct 1966 by DC.

    Auction Item: Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 29 VG 4.0

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    1st appearance Ocean Master. Cover art by Nick Cardy. Aquaman, Coward-King of the Seas! starring Aquaman, Aqualad, and the Ocean Master, script by Bob Haney, art by Nick Cardy; the navy summons Aquaman to battle the Ocean Master. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Published Jul 1969 by DC.

    Auction Item: Atom (1962) 43 VF 8.0

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Joe Kubert. "Come to My Hanging," script by Robert Kanigher, art by Murphy Anderson; Hawkman and Hawkgirl learn that the Gentleman Ghost has been staging a series of robberies at Trafalgar Square in London, England; They fly across the ocean to Europe and being investigating the sightings; They find the Ghost and his cronies near Nelson's Monument in the square; Hawkman dives into the thugs and incapacitates them with his mace, but the Gentleman Ghost manages to grab a hold of Hawkgirl; Hawkman tries to rescue her, but the Ghost and Hawkgirl both disappear; Hawkman tracks them back to London Tower. "Buzzin', Buzzin' - Who's Got the Buzzin'?", script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sid Greene; Ray Palmer attempts to perform an experiment before his peers when suddenly a small insect distracts him, causing him to forget what he was trying to do; Horace McByrd, head of the Physics department, harshly criticizes Palmer, angering him to great length; Ray turns into the Atom; He goes into a subatomic realm and fights a mindless monster. Letter from comics writer Martin Pasko. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Batgirl (2009 3rd Series) 12 VF+ 8.5

    Starts Mar 27

    Flood: Part 4 of 4 - Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER. Art by LEE GARBETT, PERE PEREZ and WALDEN WONG. Cover by STANLEY 'ARTGERM' LAU. It's the end of Batgirl's first year as a member of the Bat-family, and the stakes couldn't be higher! Stephanie Brown must risk her life to break into the Calculator's secret lair in an attempt to save Oracle and all of Gotham City from his techno-plague. And finally, the Calculator's daughter accepts her true destiny! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

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    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1941 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 5 PR 0.5

    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story. 1-1/2" spine split from top of comic.
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Bob Kane. "The Riddle of the Missing Card!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); With the help of some new partners in crime, the Joker sets up a gambling ship for the rich and wealthy, hoping to get them drunk so that they can be pumped for information about their valuable jewels. True-isms filler page by Henry Boltinoff. "Book of Enchantment," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman and Robin are sent to Fairyland by an inventor's strange machine that allows people to actually enter into the scenario of a book they are reading in order to try to locate his daughter he had sent there a few days earlier and return her safely. "The Case of the Honest Crook!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman helps out a young convict released from prison who is having trouble getting an honest job to support his new, but sick wife; The Caped Crusaders then vow to help track down the rats who set him up to be arrested. "Crime Does Not Pay," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman finds it very odd that a bank robber he is fighting with comes to the aid of another until he realizes that they are brothers. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Aug 1941 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 6 PR 0.5

    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story.
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Bob Kane. "Murder On Parole," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Convict Chick Miller has been paroled from prison, but doesn't realize that it was part of an operation to get men out in order to serve a mysterious "boss"; When Miller balks at the option, he is shot, but Batman rescues him. U.S. Quiz activity page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Clock Maker!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); The Batman faces up to a challenge made by a eccentric clock maker, who charges Bruce Wayne and other wealthy businessmen of "killing" time, and who brands them as murderers. "The Secret of the Iron Jungle," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman and Robin must head for the Page Oil Company fields to deal with the attempt by Linda Page's father's partner to push him out of the oil business before an expected oil gusher occurs and drives the price of the company stock up. "The Rustler" text story by Gardner F. Fox, art by Raymond Perry. "Suicide Beat!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); A young policeman takes over Suicide Beat after his father is shot down and killed by local racketeers, and he vows to bring the guilty in for judgment, no matter what. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Sep 1943 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 18 CGC 6.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465454006
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover pencils by Ed Kressey, Dick Sprang, and Stan Kaye, inks by Dick Sprang and Stan Kaye. "The Secret of Hunter's Inn!", script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane), inks by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane); Batman and Robin, in their everyday identities as Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson (accompanied by Alfred), are investigating Hunter's Inn, the scene of many robberies of wealthy patrons and run into the Tweed Brothers. One-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "Robin Studies His Lessons!", script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson; When Dick brings home a miserable report card, Bruce relegates the youngster to studying at home instead of gallivanting about as Robin, the Boy Wonder! One-page Chief Hot Foot story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Good Samaritan Cops," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane), inks by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane) and Ray Burnley (backgrounds); In the first story of a series, Batman and Robin meet and work with different agencies within the realm of the Police Department: in this story, it's the Police Emergency Squad. "Boarders Away!" text story by Tod Lowry. "The Crime Surgeon!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson; The Crime Surgeon, after successfully operating on and saving the life of the Warden at the prison he is incarcerated in, makes good his escape and re-opens his Crime Clinic: an agency that helps crooks to better carry out their crimes! 60 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published May 1944 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 22 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "The Duped Domestics!", script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson; Alfred is in love, and to impress the fair maid he has designs on, he poses as the Batman, unaware that his "girl" is actually the Catwoman in disguise! "Dick Grayson, Telegraph Boy!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane), inks by Jerry Robinson; A cleaver gangster and his gang use a powerful telescope to look in on various places of interest, like banks and museums, and discover which places they can carry out profitable heists. 1-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "Conversational Clue!", script by Mort Weisinger, art by Jerry Robinson; Overhearing an accidental conversation in the library, Alfred decides to follow it up and it leads him into a life and death situation for him unless he can put the practices into play that he has learned from Batman. 1-page Judge Jollopy story by Jack Farr. Waste Paper Has Become a Weapon of War! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Jerry Robinson. "Deduct a Murder" text story by Walt Cochrane. "The Cavalier Rides Again!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Charles Paris; The Cavalier, still smarting from his previous encounter with the Caped Crusaders, taunts his foes once more as he seeks to add the Meerbrandt model of the Magi Diamond to his "Chamber of Prizes." 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Jan 1945 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 26 PGX 6.5

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Jerry Robinson. "Twenty-Ton Robbery!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); The Cavalier returns in disguise to acquire a new mob that he plans to use to rob the city blind, but the theft of a whale undoes his plans. "Recipe for Revenge!", script by Jack Schiff, art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred criticizes Bruce and Dick for not eating healthy meals, because of the crime-fighting activities, so he heads to the market to stock up on "good" food and runs headlong into a case he thinks that only he can solve. "The Year 3000!", script by Joseph Greene, art by Dick Sprang; In the year 3000, a man, who is the direct descendant of Bruce Wayne, and his son, run across a time capsule containing the exploits of Batman and Robin, and don those guises in order to fight and rally support against a warlord named Fura. "Night Rider" text story by Tod Lowry. "Crime Comes to Lost Mesa!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang; Two criminals enlist the aid of an Indian medicine man as a cover to allow them to rob the tribal temple of its riches. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Jan 1945 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 26 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Jerry Robinson. "Twenty-Ton Robbery!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); The Cavalier returns in disguise to acquire a new mob that he plans to use to rob the city blind, but the theft of a whale undoes his plans. "Recipe for Revenge!", script by Jack Schiff, art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred criticizes Bruce and Dick for not eating healthy meals, because of the crime-fighting activities, so he heads to the market to stock up on "good" food and runs headlong into a case he thinks that only he can solve. "The Year 3000!", script by Joseph Greene, art by Dick Sprang; In the year 3000, a man, who is the direct descendant of Bruce Wayne, and his son, run across a time capsule containing the exploits of Batman and Robin, and don those guises in order to fight and rally support against a warlord named Fura. "Night Rider" text story by Tod Lowry. "Crime Comes to Lost Mesa!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang; Two criminals enlist the aid of an Indian medicine man as a cover to allow them to rob the tribal temple of its riches. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Jan 1946 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 32 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Rackety-Rax Racket!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); A series of college fraternity initiation rites are used by the Crime Clown to further enhance his own wealth, using Robin himself to carry them out. "Dick Grayson, Boy Wonder!", script by Bill Finger, art by Dick Sprang; Robins origin retold; villains Boss Zucco and Stick-Up Sidney appear. "Return To the Crime" text story by Mal Parton. "In the Soup!", art by Jerry Robinson; At the request of one of Bruce Wayne's friends, Alfred is loaned out to walk the lady's dog of all things; However, while doing this menial chore, the brave butler stumbles upon a case that will test his detective abilities - a case involving giant turtles. "All For One, One For All!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang; Time-travel story, based on Dumas's characters in "The Three Musketeers." 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Sep 1960 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 134 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Rainbow Creature," script by Bill Finger, art by Sheldon Moldoff; The Caped Crusaders, in South America to provide assistance to a leader, encounter a strange rainbow-colored creature that has emerged from a volcano. One-page Jail Jests story by Henry Boltinoff. Bike Safety = Bike Fun! public service announcement, art by Bernard Baily. "Batman's Secret Enemy," script by Bill Finger, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Bruce receives a very disturbing letter from someone, indicating that they know Batman's secret identity; The Caped Crusaders cature three crooks, believing any one of them may have written the letter. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Deadly Dummy," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Hurt deeply by people making fun of him because of his size, Danny decides to turn to crime and runs into the Caped Crusaders. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.