In the world of comic books Gold and Silver Age issues rule. Books from the 1940s-1960s are in such high demand, that examples in nice collectible condition such as those offered here are snapped on sight. This exciting lot of (12) is long on action-adventure with a line-up of western, military and chivalrous knight titles, with a bit of humor thrown in. Dating from 1954-1960, this well preserved group is topped by a sought after DC Showcase #3 and rounded out by mostly photo cover issues, including James Arness as Marshal Matt Dillon in Gunsmoke.
The complete list of included issues is:
Lot highlight: DC Showcase #3 from August, 1956 with "The Frogmen!" (GD-)
And (11) issues published by Dell with:
(8) Four-Color Issues:
#610 Drum Beat from 1954 with Alan Ladd cover photo (GD)
#675 Steve Donovan Western Marshall from 1956 (GD-VG)
#682 When Knighthood Was in Flower (VG) based on the Walt Disney movie "The Sword and the Rose"
#775 Sir Lancelot and Brian from 1957 (VG)
#831 No Sleep Till Dawn from 1957 with Karl Malden cover photo (GD-VG)
#846 Gun Glory from 1957 (FN-)
#851 The Story of Mankind from 1954 with many actor photos on the cover including Vincent Price (VG)
#865 Walt Disney's Andy Burnett from 1957 (VG-FN)
(2) Gunsmoke #10 from Aug.-Sept., 1958 with James Arness cover photo (FN, GD)
Tip Top Comics #222 from Aug.-Oct., 1960 with Nancy and Sluggo, Charlie Brown and The Captain & The Kids (GD+)