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Comic books January 1979

  • Issue #1-1ST
    1980 Comics Annual SC (1979 Potlatch Presents) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Includes: Return of the Magician (script and layouts by Arn Saba, art by Don Inman), Blarg the Swordsman (by John MacLeod), Street Noise (by Ken Steacy), Malcolm and Eric (by Ian Carr), Dust Bowl Sanction by Jim Craig), Danger Squad (by Carr), A Dick Mallet Adventure (by Michael Cherkas), Neil the Horse Goes to Hell (by Saba), Little Feller (by Ron Van Leeuwen and Franc Reyes). Carr front cover; Neil the Horse back cover. Softcover, 7 1/2-in. x 10-in., 128 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #94
    2000 AD (1977 United Kingdom) 94
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    • Discounted from $6.00.

    January 6, 1979. Features include Judge Dredd in "The Day the Law Died" (script by John Howard, art by Brian Bolland/Gary Leach), Ro-busters in "In Bad Company" (script by Pat Mills, art by Mike Dorey), Flesh (script by Geoffrey Miller, art by Belardinelli), Tharg's Future-Shocks: Cold Kill (script by Mike Cruden, art by Gary Leach), and Strontium Dog (script by T.B. Grover, art by Carlos Ezquerra).

  • Issue #95
    2000 AD (1977 United Kingdom) 95
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    January 13, 1979. Features include Judge Dredd in "The Day the Law Died" (script by John Howard, art by Brian Bolland/Gary Leach), Ro-busters in "Ro-jaws' Memoirs" part 3 (script by Pat Mills, art by Mike Dorey), Flash (script by Geoffrey Miller, art by Belardinelli), Tharg's Future-Shocks: Brain Drain (script by Steve Moore, art by Ron Tiner), and Angel chapter 1, "The Crash" (script by Chris Stevens, art by Carlos Pino). Judge Dredd back cover pin-up.

  • Issue #96
    2000 AD (1977 United Kingdom) 96
    • Discounted from $4.49.
    • Discounted from $3.00.

    January 20, 1979. Features include Judge Dredd in "The Day the Law Died" (script by John Howard, art by Mike McMahon), Angel chapter 2, "Man With a Mission" (script by Chris Stevens, art by Carlos Pino), Tharg's Future-Shocks: The End of the Universe? (script by G.P. Rice, art by Brett Ewins), Flesh (script by Geoffrey Miller, art by Belardinelli), and Ro-busters in Ro-jaws' Memoirs part 4, "Upstairs and Down Sewers" (script by Pat Mills, art by Mike Dorey).

  • Issue #97
    2000 AD (1977 United Kingdom) 97
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    January 27, 1979. Fatures include Judge Dredd in "The Day the Law Died" (script by John Howard, art by Mike McMahon), Angel chapter 3, "The Fall" (script by Chris Stevens, art by Carlos Pino), Tharg's Future-Shocks: Dear Mum (script and art by J. Richardson), Flesh (script by Geoffrey Miller, art by Belardinelli), Ro-busters in the final chapter of Ro-jaws' Memoirs, "Happy Ever After (Sort of)" (script by Pat Mills, art by Mike Dorey).

  • Issue #1980-1ST
    2000 AD Annual HC (1978-1995 Fleetway) 1980-1ST

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    1st printing. 2000 A.D. 1980 Annual celebrates all things related to the UK 2000 A.D. publication. Hardcover, 7 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in., 127 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue ##1980
    Action Annual HC (1976-1984 Fleetway) UK Edition #1980

    1980 - A Fleetway Annual! Includes comic stories, articles, and word puzzles. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 144 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #491
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 491
    Published Jan 1979 by DC.
    • Discounted from $4.00.

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Dick Giordano. "A Matter of Light and Death," script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Frank Chiaramonte; Diverted by Hawkman, Superman lands in northern Oregon where he hatches a plan; He engages Brainiac's ship, then drags it to the location of a supernova, where he powers up enough to penetrate Brainiac's force shield, enter his spacecraft, and knock him out. One-page Unknown Soldier strip by Fred Hembeck. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #491MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Variant. Brainiac's attack on Superman continues in this book length story, "A Matter of Light and Death!" gues-starring Hawkman. Story by Cary Bates with art by Curt Swan and inks by Frank Chiaramonte. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #491
    Action Comics (1978 Whitman) 491
    • Discounted from $5.70.
    • Discounted from $5.70.

    Whitman edition Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #461
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 461

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    Cover art by Jim Aparo. The Multiple Murders of Mapleville! starring the Flash (Barry Allen), script by Cary Bates, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Frank McLaughlin. Pursuit! starring Deadman, script by Len Wein, art by Jim Aparo. Only Legends Live Forever starring the Justice Society of America, script by Paul Levitz, art by Joe Staton; Bill Jensen wants to take revenge on Bruce Wayne who put him in prison, even though Wayne had found evidence linking Jensen to several crimes while as a former Gotham City D.A. The Hand That Feeds the Earth... starring Aquaman, script by Paul Kupperberg, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Frank Chiaramonte. School of the Amazoids starring Wonder Woman, script by Jack C. Harris, art by Jack Abel. 64 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #461MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover art by Jim Aparo. The Multiple Murders of Mapleville! starring the Flash (Barry Allen), script by Cary Bates, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Frank McLaughlin. Pursuit! starring Deadman, script by Len Wein, art by Jim Aparo. Only Legends Live Forever starring the Justice Society of America, script by Paul Levitz, art by Joe Staton; Bill Jensen wants to take revenge on Bruce Wayne who put him in prison, even though Wayne had found evidence linking Jensen to several crimes while as a former Gotham City D.A. The Hand That Feeds the Earth... starring Aquaman, script by Paul Kupperberg, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Frank Chiaramonte. School of the Amazoids starring Wonder Woman, script by Jack C. Harris, art by Jack Abel. 64 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Adventures of Doctor Who HC (1979 A Pinnacle Novel) By Terrance Dicks 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Terrance Dicks. Introduction by Harlan Ellison. Includes three daring adventures of the Doctor and his faithful companions - Doctor Who and the Genesis of the Daleks, Doctor Who and the Revenge of the Cybermen, and Doctor Who and the Loch Ness Monster! Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 308 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #261
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 261

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    Big Boy and Nugget the dog interview Patricia Ann Pats, star of the L.A. production of Annie, and discuss the history of the Little Orphan Annie comic strip and the play. 16 pages. Cover price $0.25 or Free to our guests. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Alfred Hitchcock's Tales to Send Chills Down Your Spine HC (1979 Book Club Eition) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. 29 stories to send chills down your spine. Featuring tales of terror by Patricia Highsmith, Robert Bloch, Jack Ritchie, Bill Pronzini, Henry Slesar, Borden Deal, Wenzell Brown, Donald E. Westlake, Edward D. Hoch, James Holding and more! Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 350 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Alien Landscapes HC (1979 Mayflower Books) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Robert Holdstock and Malcolm Edwards. ALIEN LANDSCAPES explores ten of the best-known worlds with a detailed text explaining their history and polotics, climate, geography, flora & fauna and their location in the galaxy. All are brlliantly visualized in 30 original paintings, specially commissioned from ten of the best Sci-Fi & Fantasy illustrators. See the worlds of Anne McCaffrey's PERN; Arthur C. Clarke's RAMA; ARRAKIS from Frank Herbert's DUNE; the END OF THE WORLD of H.G. Wells, and more! Hardcover, 11 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 120 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Alien Landscapes SC (1979 Mayflower Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Robert Holdstock and Malcolm Edwards. ALIEN LANDSCAPES explores ten of the best-known worlds with a detailed text explaining their history and polotics, climate, geography, flora & fauna and their location in the galaxy. All are brlliantly visualized in 30 original paintings, specially commissioned from ten of the best Sci-Fi & Fantasy illustrators. See the worlds of Anne McCaffrey's PERN; Arthur C. Clarke's RAMA; ARRAKIS from Frank Herbert's DUNE; the END OF THE WORLD of H.G. Wells, and more! Softcover, 11-in. x 11-in., 120 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Aliens in Space HC (1979 Galactic Encounters) An Illustrated Guide to the Inhabited Galaxy 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Steve Caldwell. ALIENS IN SPACE is a fascinating account of the worlds within the Galactic Federation where sentient beings exist. It describes the characters, cultures, and circumstances of an extraordinary variety of creatures. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, full color.

  • Issue #188
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 188
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    "The Jigsaw is Up!" Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (layouts) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Dave Cockrum and Terry Austin. After laying low for a few months, Jigsaw wants to return to a peaceful life of crime...by avoiding any and all super-heroes! So the disfigured hitman picks an easy target for his next caper: a midnight boat cruise around Manhattan! But poor Jigsaw doesn't know that a group of long-time friends have decided to take the boat ride too! Namely Flash, Sha Shan, Harry, Liz, Mary Jane, Betty, and Peter! Once Jigsaw grabs Harry and Liz at gunpoint, the wondrous wall-crawler swings into action! And Jigsaw's worst nightmare comes true: another clash with the Spectacular Spider-Man! Cameo appearances by John Jameson and Aunt May. (Notes: Jigsaw formerly appeared in Amazing Spiderman 162 and returns in the first issue of the Punisher Limited Series (1986). The letters page includes a lengthy letter from comics writer Kurt Busiek.) 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #188MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 188MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "The Jigsaw is Up!" Script by Marv Wolfman, layouts by Keith Pollard, finishes by Mike Esposito. Dave Cockrum/Terry Austin cover. Letter to the editor from comics writer Kurt Busiek (Marvels). Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #188
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Whitman Variants 188
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    Whitman Variant. "The Jigsaw is Up!" Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (layouts) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Dave Cockrum and Terry Austin. After laying low for a few months, Jigsaw wants to return to a peaceful life of crime...by avoiding any and all super-heroes! So the disfigured hitman picks an easy target for his next caper: a midnight boat cruise around Manhattan! But poor Jigsaw doesn't know that a group of long-time friends have decided to take the boat ride too! Namely Flash, Sha Shan, Harry, Liz, Mary Jane, Betty, and Peter! Once Jigsaw grabs Harry and Liz at gunpoint, the wondrous wall-crawler swings into action! And Jigsaw's worst nightmare comes true: another clash with the Spectacular Spider-Man! Cameo appearances by John Jameson and Aunt May. (Notes: Jigsaw formerly appeared in Amazing Spiderman 162 and returns in the first issue of the Punisher Limited Series (1986). The letters page includes a lengthy letter from comics writer Kurt Busiek.) 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #WH-1396
    Amazing Spider-Man Coloring Book SC (1970-1980 Whitman) WH-1396

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    1396 - 1st printing. "The Monstera Giganica Plot (A Plantscaper Caper)!" Can even the Amazing Spider-Man stop the jewel thieves, their monstrous man-eating plant, and out wit the diabolical master of evil - Doctor Doom?! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. All Ages Cover price $0.59.

  • Issue #403
    American Film (1977 Magazine) 403
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    Network documentaries Cover price $1.75.

  • Volume 99, Issue 1
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Volume 99, Issue 1

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    January 1979. Cover by Paul Lehr. Stories: "Titan"(Part 1) by John Varley, "Triad" by Sam Nicholson, "The Santa Claus Problem" by J. W. Schutz, "The Last Alchemist" by Ronald R. Lambert, "Breaking the Game" by Orson Scott Card, "Final Solution" by St. Marie, and "The Wanda Lake Number" by Robert Thurston. Science Fact article: "The Voyager Record" by Jon Lomberg, and "Making Sense of Extra Terrestrial Senses" by Kenneth Jon Rose. Softcover, 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #107
    Archie and Me (1964) 107
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    • Discounted from $1.90.
  • Issue #69
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 69
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    The Fight Game: Part One; Tired of being made fun of by the crowd, Chuck decides to switch from baseball to hockey. Advertisement for the 1979 Archie Christmas issues. The Fight Game: Part 2; After seeing how violent the sport of hockey is, Chuck decides to switch back to baseball. Strange Change; After getting fed up of Archie and Reggie's fighting, Veronica takes Dilton to the dance. Archie Club News. The Unstoppable; Archie and Chuck marvel over the amount of exercise Betty does. Advertisement for Archie Comics Digest #40. Hostess Fruit Pies ad with Josie. 36 pgs. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #478
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 478

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    Archie's Christmas Love-In Cover. "The Christmas Caper"; It's the holiday season, and Archie is working at Uriah Scourge's jewelry store to earn some extra money; Archie's boss bears a striking resemblance to Mr. Scrooge from A Christmas Carol. "The End" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Wisecracker," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Jon D'Agostino; As Archie is leaving for Betty's to deliver his Christmas gift to her, his mom asks him to take something out to the trash can; As soon as Archie gets out the door, he gets distracted by a pretty girl and ends up throwing Betty's gift in the trash can. Archie Club News. Dilton ad. Archie Christmas Specials ad. "Your Gain is My Lost"; Veronica is going Christmas shopping and drags Archie along to carry her packages. Hostess snack cakes ad with Josie. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #277
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 277

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. Was It The Impossible Dream?, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; After an alleged "supernatural experience", Jughead becomes interested in girls and they in he. Winner Take All, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica desires to repent for being so wonderful and causing everyone to envy her. Melvin's Angels, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; A parody of "Charlie's Angels," with Betty and Veronica as the angels. The Payoff, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica pays Betty to take Archie on a date so she can spend the night with famous entertainer Studs Sanders. Advertisement for Archie Christmas Specials. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #252
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 252
  • Issue #129
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 129
  • Issue #1
    Archie's Super Hero Special (1979) 1

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    The Nightmare World of the Skull starring The Black Hood, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Reinman. The PH factor, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Archie discovers that by calling on his own PH Factor he can become Pureheart the Powerful; Unfortunately, the PH factor is so strong that it makes everyone forget they saw Pureheart or recognize him as Archie. It All Began..., script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vince DeCarlo; Origin of Betty Cooper in her superhero identity as Superteen. The Monster Mouse starring The Jaguar, script by Robert Bernstein, art by John Rosenberger. Pureheart the Powerful in the Center Ring, script by Frank Doyle, art by Bob White. The Double Life of Private Strong starring The Shield, art by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Spawn of the X-World starring The Shield, art by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Mystery of the Vanished Wreckage starring The Shield, art by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. The Web versus the Flipper, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Reinman. Familiars--Essays in the Supernatural (one page), script by Phil Seuling, art by Gray Morrow. 148 pgs. $0.95. Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Art of the Brothers Hildebrandt HC (1979 Ballantine Books) Book Club Edition 1-1ST

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    Book Club Edition - 1st printing. Text by Ian Summers. From The Lord of the Rings to Sword of Shannara to landscapes undreamed of, explore stunning worlds of wonder and delight from the brilliant young masters of fantasy! Hardcover, 11-in. x 10 1/2-in., 104 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Asterix and Son GN (1983 Dargaud Edition) 1-1ST

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    Dargaud (Hodder & Stoughton) Edition - 1st printing. Written by Rene Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. An unknown baby appears on the doorstep, it's hungry, and Asterix is fresh out of boar. What to do? Find out in this second Uderzo-only Asterix adventure. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Asterix and the Banquet GN (1979 Dargaud Edition) 1-1ST

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    Darguad (Hodder & Stoughton) Edition - 1st printing. Written by Rene Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. Follow the hilarious adventures of the wily Gallic hero, Asterix, and his friends as they protect their town from dastardly Roman legionnaires in these hysterical historical tales - re-colored, re-linked, and released in their original order! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color.

  • Issue #24-1ST
    Asterix HC (1961-2015 Dargaud) French Edition 24-1ST

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    NOTE: All Text is in French - Volume 24 - 1st printing. "Asterix Chez Les Belges (Asterix in Belgium)!" Written by René Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. Follow the hilarious adventures of the wily Gallic hero, Asterix, and his friends as they protect their town from dastardly Roman legionnaires in these hysterical historical tales - re-colored, re-linked, and released in their original order! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color.

    Note: All Text is in French.

  • Issue #24-REP
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    NOTE: All Text is in French - Volume 24 - 2nd and later printings. "Asterix Chez Les Belges (Asterix in Belgium)!" Written by René Goscinny. Art by Albert Uderzo. Follow the hilarious adventures of the wily Gallic hero, Asterix, and his friends as they protect their town from dastardly Roman legionnaires in these hysterical historical tales - re-colored, re-linked, and released in their original order! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 48 pages, full color.

    Note: All Text is in French.

  • Issue #179
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 179
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    "Slowly Slays the Stinger!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Tom DeFalco. Art by Jim Mooney (breakdowns) and Al Gordon (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Rudy Nebres. Earth's Mightiest Heroes attend a benefit fundraiser for the New York Museum of Natural History. However, the peaceful event is disrupted by the sudden arrival of the Bloodhawk! Once the Avengers corral the surprise attacker, the Bloodhawk and his elderly traveling companion reveal the purpose of their visit. They need the museum's ancient he-who-protects totem to avert a crisis on the small South Sea Island of Muara! Feeling sympathetic towards Bloodhawk's cause, the Beast, Thor, and the Vision travel to Muara to explore the situation. Meanwhile, a new villain is lurking around Avengers Mansion! After subduing the Black Panther earlier in the evening, the Stinger sets his sights on T'challa's teammates! Avengers Lineup: Beast, Black Panther, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Thor, Vision, Wasp, Wonder Man, and Yellowjacket. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #179MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 179MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Slowly Slays the Stinger!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Tom DeFalco. Art by Jim Mooney (breakdowns) and Al Gordon (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Rudy Nebres. Earth's Mightiest Heroes attend a benefit fundraiser for the New York Museum of Natural History. However, the peaceful event is disrupted by the sudden arrival of the Bloodhawk! Once the Avengers corral the surprise attacker, the Bloodhawk and his elderly traveling companion reveal the purpose of their visit. They need the museum's ancient he-who-protects totem to avert a crisis on the small South Sea Island of Muara! Feeling sympathetic towards Bloodhawk's cause, the Beast, Thor, and the Vision travel to Muara to explore the situation. Meanwhile, a new villain is lurking around Avengers Mansion! After subduing the Black Panther earlier in the evening, the Stinger sets his sights on T'challa's teammates! Avengers Lineup: Beast, Black Panther, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Thor, Vision, Wasp, Wonder Man, and Yellowjacket. 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #179
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Whitman Variants 179
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    Whitman Variant. "Slowly Slays the Stinger!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Tom DeFalco. Art by Jim Mooney (breakdowns) and Al Gordon (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Rudy Nebres. Earth's Mightiest Heroes attend a benefit fundraiser for the New York Museum of Natural History. However, the peaceful event is disrupted by the sudden arrival of the Bloodhawk! Once the Avengers corral the surprise attacker, the Bloodhawk and his elderly traveling companion reveal the purpose of their visit. They need the museum's ancient he-who-protects totem to avert a crisis on the small South Sea Island of Muara! Feeling sympathetic towards Bloodhawk's cause, the Beast, Thor, and the Vision travel to Muara to explore the situation. Meanwhile, a new villain is lurking around Avengers Mansion! After subduing the Black Panther earlier in the evening, the Stinger sets his sights on T'challa's teammates! Avengers Lineup: Beast, Black Panther, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Thor, Vision, Wasp, Wonder Man, and Yellowjacket. 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #307
    Batman (1940) 307
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1979 by DC.

    1st appearance of Lucius Fox. Cover art by Jim Aparo. "Dark Messenger of Mercy!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Calnan, inks by Dick Giordano; Lucius Fox handles the day-to-day transactions of the Wayne Foundation to Fox free up Wayne's schedule for his Batman activities; Batman pursues a killer who places poisoned gold coins over his victims' eyes. Hostess snack cakes ad with Superman. Letter from comics write Cat Yronwode. Daily Planet Extra Volume 78 Issue 40 Week of October 9, 1978; Information on Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #247, The Brave and the Bold #146, comics on sale the week of October 23, Ask the Answer Man! and Fred Hembeck strip featuring Elongated Man. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #307MJ
    Batman (1940) Mark Jewelers 307MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Batman solo in "Dark Messenger of Mercy." Script by Len Wein, pencils by John Calnan, inks by Dick Giordano. First standard-priced 40-cent cover issue. 1st appearance of Lucius Fox. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #307UK
    Batman (1940) UK Edition 307UK
    Published Jan 1979 by DC.

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has a different cover price. 1st appearance of Lucius Fox. Cover art by Jim Aparo. "Dark Messenger of Mercy!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Calnan, inks by Dick Giordano; Lucius Fox handles the day-to-day transactions of the Wayne Foundation to Fox free up Wayne's schedule for his Batman activities; Batman pursues a killer who places poisoned gold coins over his victims' eyes. Hostess snack cakes ad with Superman. Letter from comics write Cat Yronwode. Daily Planet Extra Volume 78 Issue 40 Week of October 9, 1978; Information on Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #247, The Brave and the Bold #146, comics on sale the week of October 23, Ask the Answer Man! and Fred Hembeck strip featuring Elongated Man. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #307
    Batman (1940) Whitman 307
    Published Jan 1979 by Whitman.

    The Whitman Batman editions are not reprints. The DC Comics and Whitman editions were released simultaneously, but through different distribution channels. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #1282
    Battle Picture Library (1961 Fleetway) 1282

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    "Trial of Strength" 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 64 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1283
    Battle Picture Library (1961 Fleetway) 1283

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    "Clear For Action" 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 64 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1285
    Battle Picture Library (1961 Fleetway) 1285

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    "They Shall Not Pass" 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 64 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #1288
    Battle Picture Library (1961 Fleetway) 1288

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    "The Crooked Cross" 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 64 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Battlestar Galactica PB (1978 Marvel) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Battlestar Galactica!" Written by Roger McKenzie. Art by Walt Simonson, Rch butler and Kl;aus Janson. The official adaptation of the television sensation! In full Marvel color! Inlcludes The Lost Gods of Kobol: Parts 1 & 2 and The Memory Machine!" Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 160 pages, full color. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Battlestar Galactica PB (1978-1988 Berkley Novel Series) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Book 2: The Cylon Death Machine!" By Glen A. Larson and Robert Thurston. Cover by Frank Frazetta. Based on the cult hit sci-fi classic Adapted from the episode "The Gun on Ice Planet Zero!" Starbuck and Apollo battle a planet of clones undeer the command of the Cylon warrior Vulpa and his ultimate weapon. If they fail, the last bastion of humanity will erased fromt he galaxy. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 250 pages, Text Only. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Battlestar Galactica Storybook SC (1979) 1-1ST

    1st printing. This ia an adaptation of the sci-fi television epic featuring mankind's last stand against an interstellar army of robotic overlords. Includes over 100 full color photos from the Universal movie. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, Text (with full color Photos fromt he movie). No Cover Price.