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1950s-1970s Gold Key, Classic Illustrated & Treasure Chest Comic Book Lot of (205)

Lot Number 1173

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Take a turn off the mainstream comic book path to the educational and entertainment branches of the hobby with this collection of Gold Key, Classics Illustrated and Treasure Chest issues. The Classic Illustrated series was originated with the intent of bringing classic literature tales to America's youth in an easily digestible form and the Treasure Chest series was published to portray the sensibility of Catholicism. Joining these informative titles in this large group of (205) 1950s-1970s comic books, is a contingent of Gold Key publications that are all about pop culture and entertainment. Featured are:


(15) Gold Key Western assorted issues (20% FN, 20% VG, 40% GD-VG, 20% FR to GD) with: (5) Lone Ranger; (1) Red Ryder; (2) Bonanza; (5) Gunsmoke; (1) Indian Chief; (1) Famous Indian Tribes

(36) Gold Key Ripley's Believe It or Not (15% FN to FN-VF, 60% GD-VG to VG, 25% FR to GD)

(11) Gold Key Horror assorted issues (25% FN, 50% GD to VG, 25% FR) with: (6) Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery; (3) Grimm's Ghost Stories; (2) Doctor Spektor

(7) Gold Key Jungle Adventure assorted issues with: (2) Korak Son of Tarzan (both GD); (1) Tarzan of the Apes (VG); (4) The Jungle Twins average (FN)

(18) Gold Key Sci-Fi/Fantasy assorted issues range (VG-FN to FN-VF, (2) lesser) with: (8) Turok Son of Stone; (2) Lost in Space; (1) Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea; (3) The Twilight Zone; (1) Doc Savage; (1) Captain Venture; (1) Magnus Robot Fighter; (1) Buck Rodgers

(12) Gold Key Disney/Cartoon assorted issues (67% VG to FN-VF, 33% FR to GD) with: (7) Disney; (3) Looney Tunes; (2) Mode Wheels

(49) Classics Illustrated (40% VG to FN-VF, 60% PR to GD) with #2 Ivanhoe, #4 Last of the Mohicans, #7 Robin Hood, #31 The Black Arrow, #106 Buffalo Bill, #121 Wild Bill Hickok, #129 Davy Crockett, #153 The Invisible Man, also present are (3) coverless issues not counted in the total

(12) Classics Illustrated related average (GD to VG, (1) lesser) with: (3) Classics Illustrated Junior; (2) Special Edition; (7) The World Around Us




(45) Treasure Chest comics (90% VG to FN, 10% lesser) with highlights V.21, #6 Oscar Robertson and V.22, #5 Dwight D. Eisenhower

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