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Comic books August 1970

  • Issue #16
    Abbott and Costello (1968 Charlton) 16

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  • Issue #391
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 391
    Published Aug 1970 by DC.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. Batman's Son, Superman's Son & Wife, and the Bottle City of Kandor appear in "The Punishment of Superman's Son!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superman, Jr. continually messes up with his super powers until finally Superman decides he must use Gold Kryptonite to remove Superman Jr's powers. Letter to the editor from comics writer Martin Pasko. Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes back-up, "The Ordeal of Element Lad!", script by E. Nelson Bridwell, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Jack Abel; The Legionnaires help the rebels overthrow the president and turn the rebels against Masrin; Appearances by Chameleon Boy, Braniac-5, Timber Wolf, Element Lad, Saturn Girl, and the Karate Kid. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #396
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 396

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. I Am a Witch! starring Supergirl, Jax-Ur, General Zod, Kru-El, Dr. Faustus, Cagliostro, Nostradamus, and Merlin, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Mystery of the Super-Orphan!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Jack Abel; Supergirl finds herself in the adoption agency where she was as a kid. 32 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #170
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 170

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  • Issue #533
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  • Issue #534
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  • Issue #535
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  • Issue #536
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  • Issue #537
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  • Issue #1
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) 1
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (Inhumans) and John Romita (Black Widow), inks by John Romita. "Beware... the Inhumans!", script by Jack Kirby, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Two missiles are shot at the Inhumans; The second one is destroyed just before it hits and the wreckage points to the Fantastic Four as the ones firing it. "Then Came... the Black Widow," script by Gary Friedrich, pencils by John Buscema, inks by John Verpoorten; Black Widow, bored by her civilian life, gets a new costume. 36 pgs, full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #87
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 87
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    Cover by John Romita Sr. Spider-Man is "Unmasked at Last!" (well, the first time since issue 12) in a story written by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita and Jim Mooney, inks by Jim Mooney; Peter Parker reveals to Gwen, Mary Jane, Harry Osborn, and Captain Stacy that he is Spider-Man; they all assumed Peter was impersonating Spider-Man, but Gwen says that he really could be Spider-Man; Hobie Brown (aka the Prowler) dresses up like Spider-Man. Letters to the editor from comics writer Doug Moench (Master of Kung Fu, Batman) and comics artist Alan Kupperberg (Howard the Duck). Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 68. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #87UK
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  • Volume 85, Issue 6
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Volume 85, Issue 6

    August 1970. Stories: "Star Light" (part 3) by Hal Clement, "Meet a Crazy Lady Week" by W. Macfarlane, "Brillo" by Harlan Ellison, "Heavy Thinker" by Howard L. Myers, and "Excelsior!" by Robert Chilson. Science Fact article, "Backpack Spacecraft" by Walter B. Hendrickson Jr. Short review of Ellison's "The Best That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World." 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 #52
    Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 52
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    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Traders' Trap, script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo; a tribe of cave dwellers attack Aquaman and his female companion. Never Underestimate a Deadman, script and art by Neal Adams; Deadman possesses Ocean Master's body; Aquaman guest-stars. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #202
    Archie (1943) 202

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Bill Yoshida letters. "A Novel Experience": A borrowed book provides volumes of frustration (6 pages). "Clothes Horse": Archie and Reggie demonstrate unfashionable success (6 pages). "All In The Game": Veronica's foul play leaves Archie penalized (5 pages). "Arch on the March": Confusing signage leads to laughable protests (6 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #36
    Archie and Me (1964) 36

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "A Ring Dinger," pencils by Joe Edwards; Archie has Veronica fit a ring for Mr. Weatherbee. Archie Club News. Untitled story, pencils by Joe Edwards; Even though it's the last day of school, Archie still manages to stir up trouble with a bowling ball and sugar. "Hip to Hypnosis," pencils by Joe Edwards; Archie brings a book on hypnosis to school. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #174
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 174

    Archie's Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #176
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 176

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Silence Is Golden, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie has to study a family tree for school; Veronica leads him to the Lodge vault, where he discovers all the dark secrets about the family's ancestors. A Mad, Mod World, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Miss Grundy orders Veronica to remove the mod stickers from her locker. Obedience Straining, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Jughead reads a book on how to train Hot Dog and starts using some of the book's phrases on Veronica. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #151
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 151
  • Issue #59
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 59

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Who Is Sybil Floon?", script and pencils by Bob Bolling; When Mr. Lodge tells Veronica to date someone "practical and economy-minded," Archie goes out of his way to be cheap, going as far as using a dead woman's birthday cake. "Perfectly Archie," script by George Gladir, art by Samm Schwartz; Miss Grundy decides to go to the State Teachers' Costume Ball as Archie. "The Numbers Game," pencils by Bob Bolling; Archie gets fed up with the exaggerations of Betty and Veronica. "The Haunting Dog!", pencils by Bob Bolling; Reggie tells some kids a ghost story and subsequently scares them, only to be scared himself. Archie Club News. It Makes "Cents" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Bird Man", script by George Gladir, pencils by Bob White, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Reggie pulls off the "big lie" technique, claiming to find a rare grommet egg. "The Menace Meets His Match!", pencils by Bob White; A new student with excellent strength comes to Riverdale High and starts tormenting the students. 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Astonishing Tales (1970) 1
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    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Bill Everett. The Power of Ka-Zar!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sam Grainger; Kraven the Hunter sets his sights on capturing Zabu, knocking out Ka-Zar in the process and then returning to New York with Zabu as his captive; continued from X-MEN #63. Advertisement for the Marvelmania membership kit using a small version of the Poster and Decals that came with the membership. Unto You Is Born... The Doomsman!, script by Roy Thomas, art by Wally Wood; Prince Rudolfo tries to regain the throne of Latveria but Dr. Doom crushes his rebellion. Advertisement reproducing covers for Thor #178 and Captain America #128. Stan Lee's Soapbox. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #79
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 79
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    "Lo! The Lethal Legion!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by John Buscema. The Grim Reaper is back with a new scheme to destroy the Avengers! And this time Eric Williams has brought along some super-powered helpers: the Swordsman, Living Laser, Power Man, and the Man-Ape! Truly a Lethal Legion! But Earth's Mightiest Heroes have responded by summoning the golden avenger and the thunder god to their ranks! After the Black Panther momentarily escapes and warns his teammates about the reaper's plan, the colossal clash begins! The Mighty Avengers vs. the Lethal Legion in the heart of Avengers Mansion! While the battle rages the Grim Reaper's gang appears to seize the upper hand, but looks can be deceiving! As the Vision will prove! Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Captain America, Goliath, Iron Man, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Thor, and the Vision. (Notes: The Grim Reaper returns in Avengers 102. The Swordsman appears next in Avengers 100. The Grim Reaper discovers the connection between Wonder Man (aka Simon Williams) and the Vision in this issue. This story was reprinted in 1993 in the trade paperback: The Greatest Battles of the Avengers.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #84UK
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  • Issue #90
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 90

    68 pg. Giant. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Baby Snoots (1970 Gold Key) 1

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    The humorous adventures of a baby elephant, Baby Snoots. Baby Snoots in "The Super Trooper," "Lest We Forget," "Facing the Music," and "The Rainmakers." Issue also have Gold Key Comics Club News features. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #224
    Batman (1940) 224
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    Published Aug 1970 by DC.

    Batman travels to New Orleans on a misson of mercy and and vengeance in the story "Carnival of the Cursed." Script by Denny O' Neil, pencils by Irv Novick, and inks by Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #19A
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) 19A

    Includes Poster - Comic book adventures of the famous Warner Bros. cartoon characters The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. The Road Runner in "Barely Bearable Bear," "The Beeping," "Chimp ?N' Chump," "Big Town Triumph," and Turtle Hurdle." Issue also has Cool Cat in "Stripe Strategy," one-page text feature "Fwustwated Farmer," and Gold Key Comics Club News features. Three of the Road Runners stories are reprints from previous issues. No story/art credits given. Issue had 25 cent cover price and "Giant Poster" inside. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #19B
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) 19B

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    Does NOT Include Poster - Comic book adventures of the famous Warner Bros. cartoon characters The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. The Road Runner in "Barely Bearable Bear," "The Beeping," "Chimp ?N' Chump," "Big Town Triumph," and Turtle Hurdle." Issue also has Cool Cat in "Stripe Strategy," one-page text feature "Fwustwated Farmer," and Gold Key Comics Club News features. Three of the Road Runners stories are reprints from previous issues. No story/art credits given. Issue had 25 cent cover price and "Giant Poster" inside. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #29
    Betty and Me (1966) 29

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  • Issue #37
    Bonanza (1962) 37
    Published Aug 1970 by Gold Key.

    Number/Month on cover: 10036-008, August. Comic book adventures of the classic TV western series that aired from 1959 to 1973. Photo cover. This issue features "Hank Garvey's Way" in which a cowhand working the Ponderosa does things his way and "On Forbidden Ground" in which the Cartwrights deal with Indians settling on their land who claim they were unfairly treated. Issue also has Bedrock Barnes, Prospector in "The Winning Hand" and a one-page text feature "Land Barons of the West: Lord of the Sacramento." Comic also has Gold Key Comics Club features. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #31
    Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery (1963 Gold Key) 31

    His best friend -- a killer monster! Featuring: 9 page story "My Monster's Keeper" written by Dick Wood and drawn by John Celardo; 1 page text story "The Tombstone" drawn by Joe Certa; 4 page story "Mr. Fife's Lively Sketch" written by Dick Wood and drawn by Jack Sparling; 12 page story "Strange Music" written by Dick Wood and drawn by Luis Dominguez. Painted cover by George Wilson. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #128
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 128

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Joe Sinnott. "Mission: Stamp Out Satan's Angels," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Dick Ayers; Dismayed by hearing comments from the people that Captain America is washed up, Steve Rogers buys a motorcycle for driving across the country; Entering Coits Neck, he gets arrested by a policeman who thinks hes a member of Satans Angels; The Angels break Steve out of jail; Steve refuses to go with them and then rents a room in town; Later, the Angels terrorize an outdoor music festival by racing their motorcycles through the audience; Cap arrives on his bike to stop the destruction; Gang member Whitey tries to run down Cap with his bike; Cap fends him off with his shield; Red Skull watches this conflict on a view screen. Cameos by the Red Skull, Bucky Barnes, Baron Zemo, Clark Gable, and W.C. Fields. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #21
    Captain Marvel (1968 1st Series Marvel) 21
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    Last 15-cent cover price. Captain Marvel battles the Hulk in "Here Comes the Hulk!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Dan Adkins. Captain America cameo. Kane/Adkins cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #58
    Career Girl Romances (1966) 58

    Stories by unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia and unknown. Featuring: "Strange Kisses"! And: Compassion and loneliness forced Madeline..."A Million Miles from Moonlight"! Also featuring: "The Blonde Bodyguard"! Plus: 1-page Choosing a Career text piece "Conservation" by Jeannette Copeland. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #7008
    CARtoons (1959 Magazine) 7008

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  • Issue #144
    Casper the Friendly Ghost (1958 3rd Series Harvey) 144

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  • Issue #6
    Chamber of Darkness (1969) 6

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Bill Everett. A Change of Mind, script by Len Wein, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Syd Shores. I Dared To Defy Merlin's Black Magic!, art by Steve Ditko; An American businessman scoffs at a shop owner's claim that one of his books was a diary by Merlin until a terrifying vision of Merlin turns his hair white; As he runs from the shop, the shopkeeper thinks that he must remember not to leave his diary out. Put Another Nickel In, script by Mimi Gold, art by Dick Ayers. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
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    All American Comics Group (ACG) reprints? Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #20
    Collector (1967 Fanzine) 20

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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 #20 includes: cover art by Don Newton; a page of autographs from the 1970 Comic Art Convention (including sketches by Joe Kubert and John Romita); a report on the aforementioned con; a center spread by R. Kline; a pin-up by Don Rosa; a profile of Frank Frazetta by Ralph Alfonso; and back cover art by John Fantucchio. 22 pgs. August, 1970.

  • Issue #475
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #476
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #477
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #478
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #479
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #86
    Cracked (1958 Major Magazine) 86

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  • Issue #34
    Creepy (1964 Magazine) 34

    Stories in this issue include: X-Tra..."X" by R. Michael Rosen and Jack Sparling; Lifeboat! by Bill Parente and Ken Barr; The Cool Jazz Ghoul by Al Hewetson and Ken Kelly; Minanker's Demons by Buddy Saunders (owner of Lone Star Comics) and John G. Fantuccio; Forgotten Prisoner of Castlemare by R. Michael Rosen, Bill Fraccio, and Tony Tallarico; The Swamp in Hell! by Al Hewetson and Don Vaughn; and Ando! by R. Michael Rosen and Syd Shores. Includes fan letter by future Garbage Pail Kids artist John Pound. Cover art by Ken Barr. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #197008
    CYCLEtoons (1968) 197008

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    B&W Magazine. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #67
    Daredevil (1964 1st Series) 67
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    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Bill Everett. Stilt-Man Stalks the Soundstage, script by Roy Thomas (plot) and Gary Friedrich, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Syd Shores; DD and Karen are slated to appear on Stunt-Master's new TV show but Stilt-Man interferes. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
    Dark Shadows (1969 Gold Key) 6

    # on cover: 10240-008. "Awake to Evil" - The night is filled with an ancient evil! Characters: Ka-Ran (first appearance; villain). Illustrated by Joe Certa. Photo cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
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    Whitman edition. "Awake to Evil" - The night is filled with an ancient evil! Characters: Ka-Ran (first appearance; villain). Illustrated by Joe Certa. Photo cover. Cover price $0.15.