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Comic books April 1970

  • Issue #14
    Abbott and Costello (1968 Charlton) 14

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    Abbott and Costello is a comic book published by Charlton Comics. Follow the hilarious adventures of Abbott and Costello in the stories, Sickle Pickle, Pyramid Builders, Water You Doin' Here?, Water Plug Slug, Doctor Teen, Ringading Circus, and A Play On Words. Also included are a puzzle and game page, and a pin-up poster to hang and color. 32 pages, full color, 7-in x 10.3-in. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #387
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 387
    Published Apr 1970 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Even A Superman Dies!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; Superman continues traveling into the future until he reaches an era in which Earth is no longer inhabited; He repopulates the planet and restores its natural resources. Strange Sports Stories comic ad. "One Hero Too Many!", script by E. Nelson Bridwell, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Jack Abel; The Legion must lose a member for tax reasons, and though many try to resign, eventually Superboy convinces everyone that it is his time to leave; Appearances by Braniac 5, Karate Kid, Timber Wolf, Chemical King, Bouncing Boy, Duo Damsel, Mon-El, Superboy, Supergirl, Ultra Boy, Element Lad, Sun Boy, Princess Projectra, Legion of Super-Pets (Comet the Horse, Krypto the Dog, Streaky the Cat, Beppo the Monkey, Proty II). 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #392
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 392

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Super-Cheat starring Supergirl and Comet, script by Cary Bates, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Supergirl's Two Sets of Parents, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Jim Mooney. Supergirl's Lost Costume! starring Supergirl, Jane Wesley, and Dale Baxter, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Jack Abel. 32 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #166
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 166
  • Issue #516
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  • Issue #517
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  • Issue #518
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  • Issue #519
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  • Issue #83
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 83
    • Discounted from $17.00.
    • Discounted from $24.00.
    • 3/4" spine split from base of comic.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Water Damage.

    Cover art by John Romita. First appearances of the Schemer (Kingpin's son) and Vanessa (Kingpin's wife) in The Schemer!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]; The Schemer tries to become the new King of Crime in New York, and starts a war with the Kingpin; Flash Thompson goes to war in Vietnam and Gwen Stacy is injured in a traffic accident. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation; Total Paid Circulation 12 month average: 372,352. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 64. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #83UK
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 83UK

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    This is a United Kingdom edition. The UK edition was released in Great Britain at the same time the American edition was released. Both editions are identical except for pricing on cover. Cover art by John Romita. First appearances of the Schemer (Kingpin's son) and Vanessa (Kingpin's wife) in The Schemer!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]; The Schemer tries to become the new King of Crime in New York, and starts a war with the Kingpin; Flash Thompson goes to war in Vietnam and Gwen Stacy is injured in a traffic accident. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation; Total Paid Circulation 12 month average: 372,352. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 64. 32 pgs. $0.15.

  • Volume 2, Issue 19
    Amra (1959) fanzine Volume 2, Issue 19
    Amra (1959) fanzine Volume 2, Issue 19
    Published 1970 (est.) by George H. Scithers.

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  • Volume 85, Issue 2
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Volume 85, Issue 2
    • Discounted from $2.00.

    April 1970. Stories: "The Siren Stars" (part 2) by Richard and Nancy Carrigan, "Here, There Be Witches" by Everett B. Cole, "Quiet Village" by David McDaniel, "The Life Preservers" by Hank Dempsey, "Come You Nigh: Kay Shuns" by Lawrence A. Perkins, and "Seed Stock" by Frank Herbert. Science Fact article, "A Case of Overprotection" by Hazel Mosely. Cover by Kelly Freas. Illustrations by Kelly Freas, Craig Robertson, and Vincent DiFate. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #50
    Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 50

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Can This Be Death?.. The City on the Edge of Nowhere, script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo; Aquaman and Atlantis return to Atlantis and find Mera talking with the Ocean Master; Aquaman gets shot by an alien. Deadman Rides Again! starring Deadman [Boston Brand], Taj Ze, Rama, and Ocean Master, script and art by Neal Adams; Deadman makes an attempt to possess Ocean Master. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #199
    Archie (1943) 199

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts unless noted, Harry Lucey pencils unless noted, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "The Boy Wonder": Its an ice-cold battle between Reggie's snowmobile and Archie's priceless invention (Writer unknown, 6 pages). Archie's Dad in "A Big Fat Compliment": Fred prefers his neighborhood nickname to Mary's extreme diet plan (Writer unknown, 6 pages). "The Maxi Men": Archie and Reggie get caught with their pants down the garbage chute (5 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Loud and Clear": Jinx's relaxation strategy causes her Dad tension (1 page). "Its a Steal": Archie considers replacing his classic clunker (Writer unknown, Bob White pencils, 1 page). "It's Always Fall": Archie proves himself entirely unseasonable (5 pages). Statement of Ownership filed October 1, 1969: average print run 886,643; average paid circulation 515,356. 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #34
    Archie and Me (1964) 34
  • Issue #172
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 172

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. What's The Catch, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica go along on an ice fishing trip with Archie and Jughead. Surprise Ending, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty is furious at Veronica for manipulating Archie and turning him into a "crawling, boot-licking, apple-polishing jerk." Snow Go, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica and Archie outrace Betty's old sled on Veronica's new snowmobile, but they can't hit the brakes. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. A collection of comic strips featuring the fun-loving Riverdale gang! Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 128 pages, B&W. All Ages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #147
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 147
  • Issue #57
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 57
    • Discounted from $2.90.

    Cover inks by Rudy Lapick. "Race Ace," script by George Gladir, pencils by Gus Lemoine, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Reggie laughs, but Archie wins a race with his homemade snowmobile. "Hogwash"; Archie consults a fortune teller who sells him a love potion to use on Veronica. "Audition in Armor," pencils by Harry Lucey; When Mr. Lodge refuses to let Betty audition for bandleader Sonny Horne, who is coming to the Lodge estate to play for a party, Veronica convinces Betty to hide in a suit of armor and sing from there. "Borrowed Trouble"; Reggie offers to loan Archie his tuxedo so that Archie can take Veronica to a fancy event, but Reggie really gives him a magician's tuxedo with several surprises inside. Statement of ownership; Average number of copies sold preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 253,206; Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 275,243. "Show and Yell!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Big Hit Fit"; Mr. Weatherbee is tired of hearing The Archies' hit song "Sugar, Sugar" being sung in the school halls, but eventually he ends up singing along himself. "Medium Rare"; Archie holds a seance with Betty and Veronica, and Mr. Lodge thinks the spirits have given him a hot stock tip. Little Archie ad. "Way Out Wizard"; Dilton makes Reggie think he has turned Archie and Jughead into frogs. "Cautious Chemistry," pencils by Harry Lucey; When Mr. Weatherbee learns that Archie and Jughead want to stay late to work in the chemistry lab, he orders Professor Fluresnoot to remove anything remotely explosive, but things blow up anyway. 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #37
    Army War Heroes (1963) 37

    Cover by Sam Glanzman. Stories by Willi Franz and unknown. Art by Sam Glanzman, Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia and unknown. Featuring: The Iron Corporal in "And One Bomb"; "The Conquerors"; "The Soft-Hearted Conqueror"; and the 1-page text story "Reward for Revealing"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #75
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 75
    • Blank "Date Due" slip on inside back cover.
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    "The Warlord and the Witch!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. Finally! Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch are back! Where have they been since (escaping from Magneto in) Avengers 53? The twin mutants along with the Toad had been traveling through Europe looking for a way to restore Wanda's hex power! But unfortunately Pietro's arrival at Avengers Mansion all by himself signals that something has gone terribly wrong! Days earlier while reading from an ancient tome, Wanda accidentally opened a portal to another dimension…and Arkon the Magnificent came crashing through! In a matter of seconds, Arkon grabbed the Scarlet Witch and took her back to his kingdom on Polemachus! So now fast-forwarding to the present, the Avengers must find Arkon, rescue Wanda, and, oh, prevent the nuclear destruction of the Earth! First appearance of Arkon (in a flashback). Cameo appearances by Bill Foster, Yellowjacket, and the Wasp. Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Captain America, Goliath, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, and the Vision. (Notes: Pietro and Wanda previously appeared in Uncanny X-Men 59 & 60. Quicksilver's light blue costume debuts in this issue.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #80UK
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    This is a United Kingdom edition. The UK edition was released in Great Britain at the same time the American edition was released. Both editions are identical except for pricing on cover.

  • Issue #88
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 88
    • Discounted from $12.75.
    • Discounted from $6.00.
    • Discounted from $3.00.

    68 pg. Giant. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Banana Splits (1969) 2
    • Staple rust/migration. Cumulative spine split.

    Photo cover. Comic book adventures of the Banana Splits, Fleegle, Bingo, Drooper, and Snorky, from the Saturday morning show "The Banana Splits Adventure Hour which aired from 1968 to 1970. The Banana Splits in "Sub-A-Dub-Dub," "The Proud Loud Crowd," "How to be a Former Farmer," and "Riddle Me Another." Issue also has Gold Key Comics Club News. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #17
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) 17
    • Discounted from $15.00.
    • Discounted from $15.00.
  • Issue #27
    Betty and Me (1966) 27

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Wedded Bliss," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Ethel overhears Archie and Betty exchanging marriage what-ifs, assumes they're married and starts spreading the news around. Statement of ownership; Total Paid Circulation, 12 month average: 306,058. "Help the Needy," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty decides the way to impress Archie is to show him how capable she is at any endeavor. Betty and Veronica Spectacular ad. "That's the Breaks," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty is the epitome of bursting teenage excitement because Archie actually asked her to go roller-skating, in front of Veronica no less. "Fill 'er Up" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Mechanic," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty's new prowess with auto mechanics impresses Archie so much that he asks her to the dance over Veronica. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #13
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    Bible-in-Life Pix Vol. 22 (1970) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 16 pages.

  • Issue #14
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    Bible-in-Life Pix Vol. 22 (1970) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 16 pages.

  • Issue #15
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    Bible-in-Life Pix Vol. 22 (1970) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 16 pages.

  • Issue #16
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    Bible-in-Life Pix Vol. 22 (1970) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 16 pages.

  • Issue #17
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    Bible-in-Life Pix Vol. 22 (1970) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 16 pages.

  • Issue #124
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 124
    • Discounted from $15.25.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Joe Sinnott. "Mission: Stop the Cyborg!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Joe Sinnott; Two AIM assassins attack Captain America; one of the assassins becomes part of Modoks cyborg project; Cap demands that Nick Fury take Sharon Carter off of active duty so he can pursue a romantic relationship with her; The cyborg robs a bank and battles Sharon; Cap defeats the cyborg and tells Sharon he doesnt want to see her anymore. The letters page has a statement of ownership - average print run, 421,644; average paid circulation, 243,798. Letter from comics writer Alan Brennert. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #56
    Career Girl Romances (1966) 56

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown, Nestor Olivera and Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia. Susan Farr is making the scene with Cy Rollins, her assignment for Lens magazine...but she got in too deep! Don't miss..."Last Chance For Love"! Also featuring: "My Greatest Role" and "How Do You Say Kiss In Italian?" Plus: 1-page text story "Proof Enough"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Volume 6, Issue 2
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    Bill Wenzel cover and art. Adult Themed Cartoon humor. Softcover 8 1/2-in x 11-in, 96 Pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #140
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 140
    • Discounted from $6.00.
  • Issue #4
    Chamber of Darkness (1969) 4
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0960966001

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin (signed) [as 7EV], inks by Bill Everett (signed) [as 7EV]. The Monster, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by John Verpoorten; A wealthy, ugly, and lonely man is believed to be a monster by the ignorant people of his village. The Man Who Owned the World, script by Denny O'Neil and Tom Sutton (plot), art by Tom Sutton; A greedy billionaire crashes the world economy to finance a scientist to send him into the future, where a horrible surprise awaits him. The Sword and the Sorcerers!, script by Roy Thomas, art by Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]; Novelist Len Carson plans to write one final story in his popular sword and sorcery series to kill off the protagonist, Starr the Slayer, but his creation comes to life and kills him in self-defense; This is a Conan-esque story Windsor-Smith did to prepare for his work on Conan the Barbarian. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #12
    Chili (1969) 12
    Tags: Archie
    Published Apr 1970 by Marvel.
    • Discounted from $10.75.
    • Discounted from $9.90.

    "One Chili Too Many," "Movie Madness," and "The Lady Cries Help!" Dolly Dimly back-up story, "Bedlam in the Booth!" Scripts by Stan Lee, art by Stan Goldberg. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #467
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #468
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #469
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 469

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    Weekly British War comics digest. "Death of a Wimpey" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #470
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #471
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #472
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #32
    Creepy (1964 Magazine) 32

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    Stories in this issue include: Rock God by Neal Adams (from the story by Harlan Ellison); Death is a Lonely Place by Bill Warren and Bill Black; I...Executioner by Don Glut and Mike Royer; A Wall of Privacy by Nicola Cuti and Ernie Colon (art credited to David Sinclair); V.A.M.P.I.R.E. by Bill Warren, Bill Fraccio, and Tony Tallarico; Movie Dissector! by R. Michael Rosen and Bill DuBay; and The 3:14 is Right on Time! by Ken Dixon and Billy Graham. Cover art by Frank Frazetta. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #5524
    Current Science 5524
    • Discounted from $6.00.

    Vol. 55 # 24. April 1, 1970. Weekly science newspaper produced by the Xerox Corporation designed for use in schools. Includes articles, news, activities, and humor. 8.75-in. x 11.75-in.; part color, part black and white; 8 newsprint pages.

  • Issue #5525
    Current Science 5525
    • Discounted from $3.00.

    Vol. 55 # 25. April 8, 1970. Weekly science newspaper produced by the Xerox Corporation designed for use in schools. Includes articles, news, activities, and humor. 8.75-in. x 11.75-in.; part color, part black and white; 8 newsprint pages.

  • Issue #5526
    Current Science 5526
    • Discounted from $9.00.

    Vol. 55 # 26. April 15, 1970. Weekly science newspaper produced by the Xerox Corporation designed for use in schools. Includes articles, news, activities, and humor. 8.75-in. x 11.75-in.; part color, part black and white; 8 newsprint pages.

  • Issue #5527
    Current Science 5527
    • Discounted from $8.20.

    Vol. 55 # 27. April 22, 1970. Weekly science newspaper produced by the Xerox Corporation designed for use in schools. Includes articles, news, activities, and humor. 8.75-in. x 11.75-in.; part color, part black and white; 8 newsprint pages.

  • Issue #197004
    CYCLEtoons (1968) 197004

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    B&W Magazine. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #63
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) 63
    • Discounted from $19.00.
    • Discounted from $16.00.
    • Discounted from $7.00.
    • Discounted from $7.00.

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Frank Giacoia. The Girl--Or the Gladiator?, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Syd Shores; Gladiator, feigning innocence, lures Matt and Foggy to prison and tries to make a break for it; DD has to face down his old foe instead of trying to stop Karen from leaving for California. Letter to the editor from comics writer Martin Pasko. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.15. Cover price $0.15.