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Comic books May 1970

  • Issue #388
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 388
    Published May 1970 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Puzzle of the Wild World," script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; Professor Farlow Nurd's world-duplicator machine causes a wacky version of the Earth to replace Superman's Earth. Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes backup, "Sun-Boy's Lost Power!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; Sun Boy loses his powers and has to find a way to recharge them. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #393
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 393
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Unwanted Supergirl! starring Supergirl, Dick Malverne, Professor Miles Morrison, Astra Allison, Superman, and Mr. Mxyzptlk, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Jack Abel. The Girl Who Knew Supergirl's Secrets! starring Supergirl, Jan Butler, Zor-El (flashback), and Dr. Alexander, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The First Superman--Real Fact, script by Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger, and George Kashdan, inks by Win Mortimer. A letter to the editor from Martin Pasko. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #118
    Adventures of Jerry Lewis (1957) 118

    Written by Alan Riefe? and Henry Boltinoff. Art and Cover by Bob Oksner. Jerry stars in: "The Spaceman in Sneakers!"; "The Man-Eating Hitchhiker"; 1-page stories "Eat at Your Own Risk!" and "Lifeguard"; and an untitled 1-page story. Plus: A Letter from Jerry. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #167
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 167
  • Issue #520
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  • Issue #521
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  • Issue #522
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  • Issue #523
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  • Issue #524
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  • Issue #84
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 84
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    • CGC Signature Series
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    • Signed by John Romita on 06/05/2013 and Stan Lee on 04/25/2014.
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    Cover by John Romita Sr. The Kingpin Strikes Back!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita (layouts) and John Buscema (pencils), inks by Jim Mooney; Peter could use the $5,000 reward, so Spidey sets out to capture The Schemer; He eventually finds him in his fancy car but keeps falling off it; Schemer arrives at the Kingpin's mansion and confronts him; Vanessa intervenes. Spider-Man has followed Schemer, breaks in, and has a brief tiff with Kingpin before both realize that Schemer - and Vanessa - have vanished. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 65. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #84UK
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 84UK

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    Spider-Man takes on the Kingpin and the Schemer in "The Kingpin Strikes Back!": script by Stan Lee; art by John Romita Sr., John Buscema, and Jim Mooney. Romita cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 65. Cover price $0.15.

  • Volume 44, Issue 1
    Amazing Stories (1926 Pulp) Volume 44, Issue 1

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    May 1970. Cover by John Pederson, Jr. Science fiction stories by Terry Carr, Ben Bova, Robert E. Toomey, Jr., Greg Benford, Bill Warren, Ted White's "By Furies Possessed" Part 2 of 2, and a classic reprint "Master of Telepathy" by Eando Binder. Illustrations by Michael Kaluta, Jeff Jones, Michael Hinge, Gray Morrow, and Robert Fuqua. 5-1/2 in. x 7-1/2 in.; black and white; 146 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Volume 85, Issue 3
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Volume 85, Issue 3

    May 1970. Stories: "The Siren Stars" (conclusion) by Richard and Nancy Carrigan, "But Mainly by Cunning" by John Dalmas, "Resident Witch" by James H. Schmitz, "Caveat Emptor" by Lee Killough, and "Heavy Duty" by Hamk Dempsey. Science Fact article, "Mr. Robot" by Louis L. Sutro and William L. Kilmer. Cover by Kelly Freas. Illustrations by Kelly Freas and Vincent DiFate. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #5
    Angelitos Negros (c. 1970's) 5
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    Comic book based on the 1970's Angelitos Negros (English title: Black Angels) Mexican serial drama television series. Painted cover by ??. Art by Reynaldo Torres. Reynaldo renders a beautiful, realistic art style by mixing line art with still photos of the actual actors and actresses. 7-in. x 9 1/2-in., sepia tone b&w. 32 pg-newsprint interior, slick cover. Cover price $1.20.

  • Issue #173
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 173

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Fun Time, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty keeps having accidents, and every time she does, a handsome man appears to tend to her. The Great Equalizer, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; After Veronica is mean to her again, Betty starts to think that she's a born loser. Something Fishy, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty tries to help Archie win a fishing contest. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #148
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 148
  • Issue #12
    Avant Garde Magazine (1968 Avant Garde Media) 12
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece cut from one page (interrupts on column of text), loose page.

    Art by Hugh Bell and Jorgen Boberg. Counter Culture Magazine created and edited by Ralph Ginzberg. Issue Features Photos and cover by Boberg. Softcover 11-in. x 11 1/2-in. 64 Pages B&W with some Color pages. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #76
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 76
    • Blank "Date Due" slip on inside back cover.
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    "The Blaze of Battle…the Flames of Love!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. Inside Avengers Mansion, T'Challa and Cap work feverishly to bridge the gap between Earth and Polemachus…the trans-dimensional world where Arkon has taken the Scarlet Witch and several of the world's greatest atomic scientists! The light-generating energy rings of Polemachus have burned out! And the only way to reignite them is via a nuclear explosion in New York City! Wanda tries to reason with Arkon, but runs out of time once the Avengers attack! With an urgent fury, the Prince of Asgard and Iron Man cut into the Imperion's best guardsmen! But Arkon slips away with Wanda and teleports back to Earth! Pietro, Goliath, the Vision and the panther soon follow in kind! And (as shown on the dramatic cover) on top of the Empire State Building, Earth's Mightiest Heroes battle Arkon the Magnificent…for the life of the world! A terrific issue! Cameo appearances by the Black Widow and Toad. Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Captain America, Goliath, Iron Man, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Thor, and the Vision. (Notes: The Avengers appear next in Incredible Hulk 128 for a showdown with the Green Goliath. Arkon returns in Avengers 84. This issue features the first meeting between the Vision and the Scarlet Witch. The letters page includes letters from comics artist Alan Kupperberg and comics historian Peter Sanderson respectively. This two-part story was reprinted in Marvel Super Action 36 & 37.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #76UK
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 76UK

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  • Issue #81UK
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  • Issue #2
    Barney Google and Snuffy Smith (1970 Charlton) 2
  • Issue #221
    Batman (1940) 221
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1970 by DC.
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    Batman stars in the story "A Bat-Death for Batman!" Script by Frank Robbins, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Dick Giordano. Neal Adams cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #75
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 75

    Featuring: 5 page Beetle Bailey story "The Pizza Pup"; 3 page Beetle Bailey story "The Safety Drive!"; 1 page Beetle Bailey story "Sarge Sweeps Again!"; 1 page Beetle Bailey story "Cool Heads"; 3 page Beetle Bailey story "The Efficiency Expert"; 3 page Beetle Bailey story "Can Trouble"; 1 page text story "Service Smiles"; 1 page Cookie story "Disaster Area"; 3 page story "G.I. Philosopher" starring Beetle Bailey, Chigger Bailey, Mr. Bailey and Mrs. Bailey; 3 page Boner's Ark story; 3 page Beetle Bailey story "Small Invasion." Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #1971
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    1971 - 1st printing. Featuring a collection of the beloved British comic strip for that year! Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, full color.

  • Issue #78
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 78

    Edited by Sal Gentile. Cover by Jose Delbo. Stories by unknown. Art by Jose Delbo and unknown. Featuring Billy the Kid in "The Apache's Gold!" - There's $50,000 in gold on the train...and Billy is goin' to get it! Plus: Bounty Hunter back-up tale "The Coward's Way"! And: Doc Holliday in the 1-page text story "One Card To Destruction"! Statement of ownership--average print run 225,000; average paid circulation 147,030. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #72
    Binky (1970) 72
    Tags: Archie
    Published May 1970 by DC.

    Title continued from Leave it to Binky. Cover art by Henry Scarpelli. It's Unsteady To Go Steady!; Binky writes a break-up letter to Peggy; He then regrets it and tries to get it out of the mailbox. Beware--of Benny's New Wheels!; Benny's new car causes a lot of unexpected trouble. Hints on how to stay beautiful with sleep, exercise and a good diet. It's an Ice Day!, pencils by Art Saaf, inks by Henry Scarpelli; Binky wins a skating race with the reluctant help of Sherwood. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9
    Binky's Buddies (1969) 9
    Published May 1970 by DC.

    Cover art by Henry Scarpelli. Binky Keeps His Cool!; Peggy tries to get Binky jealous by fake dating Sherwood and Benny. Monkey Business!, script by John Albano, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Henry Scarpelli; By mistake, Benny babysits a monkey. Run, Mudder, Run!, script by John Albano, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Henry Scarpelli; Binky gets a race horse, Blue Lightning, from his uncle Willie. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #185
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 185
  • Issue #36
    Bonanza (1962) 36
    Published May 1970 by Gold Key.

    Number/Month on cover: 10036-005, May. Comic book adventures of the classic TV western series that aired from 1959 to 1973. Photo cover. This issue features "The Big Shot" in which Ben tries to help a youngster who brags too much and "The Tracker" in which the Cartwrights help an old timer tracking renegade Indians. Issue also has Bedrock Barnes, Prospector in "Don't Give Up the Ship" and a one-page text feature "Land Barons of the West: Henry Miller." Comic also has Gold Key Comics Club features. No story/art credits given. Inside front cover has advertisement for Dick Dastardly's Vulture Squadron, a club for the "Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines" Saturday morning TV cartoon show. Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation in the book states that the comic sold an average of 182,016 copies each month. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2
    Brady Bunch, The (1970) 2

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  • Issue #89
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 89

    Cover by Neal Adams. "Arise Ye Ghosts of Gotham," script by Bob Haney, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Gotham City is visited by a religious group called the Hellerites, a group of people who centuries ago owned the land that later became known as Gotham City; The forefathers of Gotham had forced the Hellerties off the land, and now they have returned with their apparent messiah and founder Josiah Heller was prophesied to come back and threaten to turn Gotham City into a desert unless the land was turned over to his people; Batman and the Phantom Stranger to join forces to learn the truth behind Josiah's apparent supernatural powers. Statement of ownership - average print run 448,000; average paid circulation 242,000. Also features a one-page text article titled "The Greatest Heroes of Them All," the third in a series recounting the heroes who previously appeared in Brave and Bold. This article covers the appearances of the Martian Manhunter, Flash, and various heroes who appeared in issues without Batman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #129
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 129

    Stories by various. Art by Tony Strobl, Fred Abranz, John Liggera, Phil de Lara and various. Featuring reprint and new comic tales, plus a text story and mini-comics, including "Between Two Pirates," "Rejected Rescuer," "The Curtain Raiser," "Eagle Egg Elmer" and "The Space Bandit"! Starring Bugs Bunny, Barnacle Bunny (uncle of Bugs Bunny), Yosemite Sam, Sylvester Pussycat, Tweety Bird, Henery Hawk, Ollie Owl, Elmer Fudd and Beaky Buzzard! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #125
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 125
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch.

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Captured - In Viet Nam!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Captain America, reeling that his relationship with Sharon Carter ended over a perceived betrayal, goes to Vietnam to investigate the disappearance of Dr. Robert Hoskins, who has been helping wounded soldiers; He gets attacked and is captured by a group of Asians not wearing uniforms; Cap is taken to a castle that is occupied by the Mandarin, whom he battles. Letter to the editor from publisher Byron Preiss. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #33
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    Packed with over 200 laughs, a circus of fun. B&W Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #141
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 141
  • Issue #54
    Casper's Ghostland (1958) 54

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  • Issue #73
    Challengers of the Unknown (1958 DC 1st Series) 73

    "The Curse of the Killer Time Forgot." An astronaut in outer space is murdered, and the Challengers must investigate. Script by Denny O'Neil, art by George Tuska. Cover by Nick Cardy. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #78
    Cheyenne Kid (1958 Charlton) 78

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    Cover by Sanho Kim. Stories by Joe Gill and unknown. Art by Sanho Kim and Fred Himes. Featuring Cheyenne Kid in "Iron Heart Must Die!" Plus: Wander stars in the back-up story "The Marvelous Snake Stick"! And: letters page "Deputy Sheriff's Corner"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #13
    Chili (1969) 13
    Tags: Archie
    Published May 1970 by Marvel.

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg. Welcome to the Club!; Chili schemes to get into the Rich Bachelors' Club, but of course it turns out not to be as she'd hoped. Groovy Fashions for Chili fashion page. What's in a Name?; The girls want to form a band but can't agree on a name for it. Millie the Model one-page story. The Lady Takes a Letter!; Dim Dolly drives Mr. Hanover to his psychiatrist. The Lady Has a Line!; Chili outsmarts herself again in trying to get an acting job. Scripts by Stan Lee, art by Stan Goldberg. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #19
    Collector (1967 Fanzine) 19

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    Aimed at collectors of comics, Big Little Books, pulp magazines, comic strips, etc., The Collector was a fanzine edited and published by Bill Wilson. Issue #19 includes: cover art by John Fantucchio; a drawing of The Thing by Joe Sinnott; pin-ups by Gene Colan, R. Kline, Don Newton, and Jim Jones; a small drawing of Steve Rogers by Jim Steranko and Sinnott; The Effects of Violence via the Mass Media...on Children by Tom Christopher; Hyperman strip by Wilson; a piece on The Avenger by Dennis Beaulieu; Sinar Alone Chapter Two fiction by David Hanley; a letter from Bernie Bubnis; and back cover art by Steve Ditko. May, 1970. 24 pgs.

  • Issue #2
    Courtship of Eddie's Father (1970) 2

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    Photo cover featuring Eddie Corbett (as played by Brandon Cruz), Tom Corbett (as played by Bill Bixby), and Mrs. Livingston (as played by Miyoshi Umeki). The Wishing Box; Eddie uses his new tape recorder to trick Tom into meeting a new friend. Eddie's Girl; Tom thinks Eddie is inviting a little girl to his birthday party. Sailor, Home From the Sea; Eddie falls overboard during a sailing excursion. The Pathfinder; Tom and Eddie get lost on a hike. Based on the television series. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #84
    Cracked (1958 Major Magazine) 84

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  • Issue #5529
    Current Science 5529

    Vol. 55 # 29. May 6, 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 #5530
    Current Science 5530

    Vol. 55 # 30. May 13, 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 #63
    Daffy Duck (1956 Dell/Gold Key) 63
  • Issue #64
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) 64

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin and John Romita (re-touches), inks by Syd Shores and John Romita (re-touches). Suddenly...the Stunt-Master!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Syd Shores; DD is in L.A. trying to track down Karen when he runs across his old foe, the Stunt-Master. Letter to the editor from comic book historian George Olshevsky. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    Dark Shadows (1969 Gold Key) 5

    # on cover: 10240-005. When the moon is full, Barnabas Collins must face the monster he helped create! "The Curse of Collins Isle Pt. 1: Mark of the Werewolf" and "Pt. 2: The Raging Waters" are illustrated by Joe Certa. Photo cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
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    Whitman edition. When the moon is full, Barnabas Collins must face the monster he helped create! "The Curse of Collins Isle Pt. 1: Mark of the Werewolf" and "Pt. 2: The Raging Waters" are illustrated by Joe Certa. Photo cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #7
    Debbi's Dates (1969) 7
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple Pages missing. Interrupts art and story.
  • Issue #108
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 108