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  • Issue #42
    Comics Journal (1977) 42

    Interview with Stan Lee; report on The Comics Guild; Bill Mantlo on political comics. Cover by John Byrne and Joe Rubinstein. Cover price $1.25.

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    2 days left Auction The Comics Journal Magazine 1978 #42 Stan Lee Interview MARVEL HULK SPIDERMAN
  • Issue #43
    Comics Journal (1977) 43

    Cover by Dennis Fujitake. Interview with Neal Adams. Steve Ditko returns to Marvel. The first movie version of The Lord of the Rings. Famed fantasy author Randall Garrett on famed sci-fi author E.E. Doc Smith. Comics in South Africa. Inside the Marvel Bullpen. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Black and white. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #46
    Comics Journal (1977) 46

    Interview with Will Eisner; Denny O'Neil reviews Eisner's A Contract With God. The Spirit cover painting by Eisner. Cover price $1.25.

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    $15 COMICS JOURNAL #46 (1979) Fantagraphics Will Eisner issue VG+
  • Issue #47
    Comics Journal (1977) 47

    Dennis Fujitake cover. Interview with Will Eisner. Eisners technique examined in detail. Writer Steve Skeates bemoans the lack of originality in late 70s superhero comics. Marvels Stan Lee & DCs Jenette Kahn speak at Temple University. Steve Englehart: the golden years at Marvel. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Black and white; 66 pages. Cover price $1.25.

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    $15 Comics Journal #47 Death of Superheroes Stan Lee Jenette Khan Will Eisner vf
    1 day left Auction Comics Journal 47 (Fantagraphics 1979) J3
  • Issue #52
    Comics Journal (1977) 52

    Interview with Rick Marschall. Dennis Fujitake cover features Plastic Man battling Mr. Fantastic and the Elongated Man. Cover price $1.50.

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    6 days left Auction THE COMICS JOURNAL. NO. 52. VINTAGE DECEMBER 1979. SCARCE
  • Issue #53
    Comics Journal (1977) 53

    148 pages. Harlan Ellison interview; interviews with Kelly Freas, Trina Robbins and Murray Boltinoff. Back cover by Neal Adams Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #55
    Comics Journal (1977) 55
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Green Lantern front cover by Gil Kane, back cover by John Bolton. Interview with DC writer and editor Jack C. Harris. The art of John Bolton. TJC editor Kim Thompson defends the Journals shifting away from coverage of Marvel and DC, towards promoting independent comics and archival collections. Essay on the comics writing of Don McGregor and Steve Gerber. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Black and white; 82 pages. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #62
    Comics Journal (1977) 62

    Batman cover by Dick Giordano. Interview with DC artist and editor Dick Giordano. The Comics Journal Defense Fund is launched to help the magazines legal battles. Steve Gerber and Gene Colans post-Howard the Duck graphic novel, Stewart the Rat. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Black and white; 98 pages. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #64
    Comics Journal (1977) 64
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Gil Kane cover. Industry stalwarts Gil Kane and Denny ONeil on comics writing. Jack Kirby & Mike Grell join upstart indie company Pacific Comics. Bill Mantlos Micronauts moves to the direct-sales market. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Back cover by Ken Macklin. Black and white; 114 pages. Cover price $2.50.

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    $10 The Comics Journal # 64 The Good And Bad Of Shang-Chi 1981
    2 days left Auction The Comics Journal#64, 1981- Gil Kane and Denny O’Neil- G+
  • Issue #66
    Comics Journal (1977) 66

    Dennis Fujitake Batman cover; Dennis O'Neil interview; Superman II movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark; Kevin Nowlan illustrations Cover price $2.50.

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    2 days left Auction COMICS JOURNAL #66 1981 SEPT FN FANTAGRAPHICS MAGAZINE - BATMAN - JACK KIRBY
  • Issue #68
    Comics Journal (1977) 68

    Discussing comics with Frank Miller, Denny O'Neil, Louise Jones, Roy Thomas, Julius Schwartz, Jim Shooter, Len Wein and Dick Giordano. X-Men cover by Kevin Nowlan. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #70
    Comics Journal (1977) 70

    Interview with Daredevil-era Frank Miller. Essays on Millers Daredevil and the legacy of artist Wally Wood. The rise of the fanzine. Cartoons by Stu Potts. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Black and white. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #71
    Comics Journal (1977) 71

    Peter Poplaski cover features Popeye punching out the Hulk. Interviews with writers Mike Friedrich and Roy Thomas. An appreciation of E.C. Segars Popeye. ECs Progressive line of comics, part 2. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Cover by Pete Poplaski finally answers the question, Who would win a fight between Popeye and the Hulk? Black and white. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #72
    Comics Journal (1977) 72

    Neal Adams cover. Interview with Neal Adams. A look at Stephen King's nonfiction study of horror, Danse Macabre. The little known works of Theodore Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss. Critical analysis of the French comic strip Asterix. Frank Miller leaves Daredevil. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Black and white; 130 pages. Cover price $3.00.

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    $14 COMICS JOURNAL #72 1982 Neal Adams interview Batman Green Lantern Ms Mystic
  • Issue #73
    Comics Journal (1977) 73

    Interviews with Superman artist Curt Swan on 27 years with the Man of Steel. A retrospective look at the work of Carl Barks. Freak Brothers artist Dave Sheridan passes away. Deconstructing the superhero formula. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Black and white. Cover price $2.50.

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    $14 COMICS JOURNAL #73 1982 Carl Barks Walt Disney Donald Duck Uncle Scrooge
  • Issue #74
    Comics Journal (1977) 74

    Interviews with writers Chris Claremont and Louise Jones on The New Mutants. Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly discuss RAW and Spiegelman's new project, Maus (cont. from #65). Critical analysis of Disneys Cinderella and Robin Hood. Conan the Barbarian goes Hollywood. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Cover by Will Blyberg. Black and white; 106 pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #75
    Comics Journal (1977) 75

    Cover by Kevin Nowlan. Interviews with Gil Kane, John Byrne and Jack Jackson at the Dallas Comic Con. Critical analysis of Peanuts, Disney, and the Smurfs. Little Orphan Annie goes Hollywood. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Black and white; 98 pages. Cover price $2.50.

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    $76 The Comics Journal No. 75
  • Issue #76
    Comics Journal (1977) 76

    180 pages. Interview with Bernie Wrightson; Harlan Ellison on slasher films; Martin Pasko on Star Trek II. Wrightson cover. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #78
    Comics Journal (1977) 78

    Gil Kane cover; Archie Goodwin interview; Frank Miller and Chris Claremont discuss Wolverine; Gil Kane Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #79
    Comics Journal (1977) 79

    Scott Hampton Teen Titans cover; George Perez and Marv Wolfman interviews; Harlan Ellison essay; Stephen King Cover price $2.95.

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    4 days left Auction The Comics Journal #79 George Perez & Marv Wolfman 1983
  • Issue #80
    Comics Journal (1977) 80

    Jaime Hernandez cover; George Perez and Marv Wolfman interviews; Harlan Ellison essay Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #81
    Comics Journal (1977) 81

    Interview with EC and MAD publisher Bill Gaines. Essays by Jan Strnad, Bhob Stewart and Harlan Ellison. Kevin McConnell on the mutant menace. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Cover by William Stout. Black and white. Cover price $ 2.50. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #82
    Comics Journal (1977) 82

    Dave & Deni Sim interview - Part 1; Kim Thompson on Frank Miller's Ronin. First half of Dave Sim's Cerebus cover. Letter from John Bynre retracting his comments from Comics Journal #75 about Roy Thomas. Cover price $2.50.

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    5 days left Auction Comics Journal #83 Dave Sim Barry Malzberg Harlan Ellison Cerebus 1983
  • Issue #83
    Comics Journal (1977) 83

    Dave Sim cover. Interview with Dave Sim (Cerebus) and his then-wife, Deni Loubert. Retrospective views on Carl Barks and long-running comic strip artist Russ Johnson. Ted White on editors. Gary Groth on publishing. Cartoons by Mitch OConnell. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Black and white; 96 pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #86
    Comics Journal (1977) 86

    Interview with Robert Kanigher (Enemy Ace) continued from #85. America discovers Tintin. Carter Scholz on science fiction author Kate Wilhelm. Cartoons by Stu Potts. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Cover by Hergé. Black and white. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #87
    Comics Journal (1977) 87

    Heidi MacDonald tackles the bane of comics: endless fight scenes, with a Don Rosa cover; 'Funnybook Roulette' on strips; interviews with Phil Yeh and George Metzger. Cover price $2.50.

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    5 days left Auction Comics Journal #87 Low Grade
  • Issue #88
    Comics Journal (1977) 88

    Should these comics be sold to children? Cover features issues of Twisted Tales, Vigilante, Ronin, Badger, Sabre, Jonah Hex, Dreadstar and American Flagg! Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #91
    Comics Journal (1977) 91

    Special Convention Issue; comments from and photos of Howard Chaykin, Gil Kane, Bill Sienkiewicz, Joe Kubert and Harvey Kurtzman. Cover price $2.50.

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    5 days left Auction Comics Journal #91 VG 1984 Low Grade
  • Issue #94
    Comics Journal (1977) 94

    Interview with Argentine comic book artist Juan Gimenez. Comics from the rest of the world: Italy, France, Holland, Japan, and Belgium. The Journal discovers manga. Comics in Malaysia. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Black and white. Cover price $2.95.

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    5 days left Auction Comics Journal #94 VG+ 4.5 1984 Low Grade
  • Issue #95
    Comics Journal (1977) 95

    C.C. Beck interview on Captain Marvel; panel discussion on women in comics, involving Wendy Pini, Trina Robbins, Shary Flenniken, Mary Wilshire. Beck cover. Cover price $2.95.

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    $20 The Comics Journal 95 Captain Marvel/SHAZAM! 100 Pgs Collectible from 1985 Fine
  • Issue #96
    Comics Journal (1977) 96

    Interview with Howard Nostrand (EC Comics, Harvey) on being the mystery artist. The alternative comics movement known as Newave comix is examined in detail. Canadian comics. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Black and white; 116 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #98
    Comics Journal (1977) 98

    Interview with Alex Toth; the alternative comics cadaver derby - which publisher will be the first to fall?; Newswatch - Marvel to axe 7 titles? Cover by Kevin Nowlan. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #99
    Comics Journal (1977) 99

    X-Men cover by Kevin Nowlan. Interview with Arn Saba (Neil the Horse). Roundtable debate on Values in Comics with Howard Chaykin, Gary Groth, Gil Kane, and Walt Simonson. Newave comics and Archie revisited. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Black and white; 100 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #100
    Comics Journal (1977) 100

    Milestone 100th Issue of The Magazine of News and Criticism. A double-size special featuring: "Executives Forum" by Dick Giordano; Marilyn Bethke on the death of Gary Groth; Heidi MacDonald on the joys of elitism; R. Fiore delivers a funnybook manifesto; Carter Scholz on "Shatter"; Ken Smith on "Elvis Zombies"; a tour of the Journal's history on a "Rollercoaster Ride"; and an interview with newave pioneer Gary Panter. Plus interviews with: Neal Adams on being a new publisher; Murray Boltinoff on deadlines; Chris Claremont on life with the mutants; Will Eisner on personal fiction; Steve Englehart on returning to comics; Mike Friedrich on the marketing of comic books; Bill Gaines on MAD today; Steve Gerber on Void Indigo, G.I. Joe and Marvel; Dick Giordano on running DC Comics; Archie Goodwin on Marvel's Epic Comics; Jack Jackson on chronicling the history of Texas; Harvey Kurtzman on American humor; Rick Marschall on the state of comic strips; Denny O'Neil on popular culture; George Pérez on life after Crisis; Wendy Pini and Richard Pini on the elves and beyond; Trina Robbins on wimmen's comix and kids' comics; Marshall Rogers on Cap'n Quick; Dave Sim on Church and State and all those 300 issues; Kenneth Smith on moral entertainment; Joe Staton on his return to DC and Green Lantern; Len Wein on declining standards, and editing at DC Comics; Al Williamson on syndicates and inking Superman; Marv Wolfman on writing for a living; John Workman on Heavy Metal and NatLamp; and Berni Wrightson on modern horror. Cover by Jaime Hernandez. 244 pages. Cover price $4.95.

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    $35 COMICS JOURNAL #100 8.5 SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY ISSUE OW PAGES 1985
  • Issue #104
    Comics Journal (1977) 104

    Interviews with underground legends Justin Green and Skip Williamson. R.C. Harvey psychoanalyzes superheroes. C.C. Beck on Picasso. Death and ethics in the comics industry. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Cover by Williamson. Black and white. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #110
    Comics Journal (1977) 110
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Signed by cover artist Steve Rude with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Steve Rude cover. Interviews with Jack Kirby on the Marvel art controversy, and Mike Baron on writing Nexus. TCJ readers sound off on the Kirby art controversy. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Cover by Steve Rude. Black and white; 106 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #111
    Comics Journal (1977) 111

    Howard Cruse cover. Interviews with Howard Cruse and Dan Day. Stan Lee breaks his silence on the Kirby art controversy. Gene Phillips on Don McGregor and mythology. The plight of a Soviet cartoonist. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Cover by Cruse. Black and white. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #112
    Comics Journal (1977) 112

    Interview with Mark Evanier on writing for comics and television. Richard McEnroe on the Marvel Method of writing, and why he cant do it. Captain Marvel creator C.C. Beck on Superman. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Cover by Mitch Schauer. Black and white; 120 pages. Cover price $2.95.

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    2 days left Auction  The Comics Journal Magazine #112,1986 –The Mark Evanier Interview Issue -VF
  • Issue #123
    Comics Journal (1977) 123

    Kim Deitch cover. Interview with Kim Deitch. Harvey Pekar on the untapped potential of comics. A Willliam Messner-Loebs sketchbook. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Cover by Deitch. Black and white. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #124
    Comics Journal (1977) 124

    Interview with Jules Feiffer on politics, working for Playboy, the Popeye film and more; Bill Griffith's sketchbook pages Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #125
    Comics Journal (1977) 125

    Can Berke Breathed be taken seriously?; San Diego Con news and photos; Chester Brown's sketchbook. Bloom County cover by Breathed. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #131
    Comics Journal (1977) 131
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Ralph Steadman cover and interview; C.C. Beck essay Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #133
    Comics Journal (1977) 133

    Violence in Comics. A retrospective on Seduction of the Innocent and Dr. Fredric Wertham, including an archived interview with Wertham. A Kenneth Smith sketchbook. Captain Marvels C.C. Beck muses on censorship. Plus reviews, columns, letters, and news. Cover by Jim Woodring. Black and white; 120 pages. Cover price $3.95.

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    2 days left Auction THE COMICS JOURNAL #133 (1989) Violence in Comics
  • Issue #136
    Comics Journal (1977) 136

    Interview with Vietnam Journal creator Don Lomax on translating his experiences in Vietnam into a comic; interview with Bob Foster. Cover by Don Lomax. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #139
    Comics Journal (1977) 139

    Part II of the Alan Moore Big Words interview; Peter Bagge interviews Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Jim Woodring on the 10th anniversary of R. Crumbs Weirdo magazine; the Gary Groth-Todd Loren controversy continues. Cover by Kominsky-Crumb. Cover price $4.95. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #142
    Comics Journal (1977) 142

    Interviews with Arnold Roth and Carol Tyler. More from Gary Panters sketchbook. The politics of superheroes in the post-Watchmen era. Plus reviews, comics, letters, and news. Cover by Roth. Black and white. Cover price $3.95.

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    $15 The Comics Journal #142 June 1991 Feat. An Exclusive Interview With Arnold Roth
  • Issue #144
    Comics Journal (1977) 144

    Interview with Tim Truman, the creator of Scout, Hawkworld and Wilderness; Jack Jackson on Western comics and Moebius' Blueberry; cartoonists' summer reading lists; Dan Clowes sketchbook; Caribbean comics. Cover by Tim Truman. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #146
    Comics Journal (1977) 146

    Interview with Shary Flenniken; Will Eisner on greed and art in the comics business; Kim Deitch sketchbook - part 1. Cover by Flenniken. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #147
    Comics Journal (1977) 147

    Interview with P. Craig Russell; Kim Deitch sketchbook - part 2; uncovering 'hidden smut' in Li'l Abner. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #149
    Comics Journal (1977) 149

    Two explosive panel discussions on the future of comics; Mini-Malism - mini-comics take center stage in new feature; 'Bande Dessinee' conference; 'Comic Art in the '90s' panel: feast or famine? Cover price $3.95.