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Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 1
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    • Signed by artist Frank Brunner with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
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    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Frank Brunner and Steve Leialoha. Cover by Frank Brunner. Howard the Barbarian; Legendary creators Steve Gerber and Frank Bruner present the audacious, quirky, downright filthy Howard the Duck in his own ongoing series!; Howards debut adventure guest stars a plethora of Marvel Heroes--Spider-Man, Conjurer, and many more; Howard is thinking of committing suicide and then finds himself involved in a bizarre adventure where he meets Beverly Switzler and Spider-Man for the first time, and faces off against Pro-Rata, the Financial Wizard. Continued from Giant-Size Man-Thing #5. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 2
    • Signed by artist Frank Brunner (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Frank Brunner, Jim Starlin, and Steve Leialoha. Cover by Steve Gerber and Frank Brunner. Cry Turnip!; Howard sets out to help girlfriend Beverly as she gets into trouble with Turnip-Man; Can Howard and Beverly help this disgruntled, misguided vegetable persona!?; A Killraven parody. Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Cupcake Caper." Marvel Value Stamp series B # 59 (the Fantastic Four). 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 3

    Howard becomes a Master of Quack Fu in the Kung Fu satire, "Four Feathers of Death!" Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Steve Leialoha. Spicer-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Twinkie Takers." Rich Buckler cover pencils, Leialoha cover inks. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 4
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    Cover by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. The Sleep... of the Just!; Paul is an artist who is having night terrors and thankfully his neighbor Howard the Duck is here to save the day....er, night; Can Howard be his voice of reason and save his neighbor? Captain America and the Red Skull star in a one-page Hostess ad. Letter to the editor from Joey Cavalieri. The letters page also announces that Howard will be running for president in the 1976 election and includes Berni Wrightson's art for the campaign button ("Get down, America! Vote Howard the Duck in '76.") 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 5

    Cover by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. Written by Steve Gerber and Marty Pasko. Art by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. I Want Mo-o-oney!; Financial Fiasco!; Howard and Beverly are having money troubles when Howard finally hits a stroke of luck!; When he sees an ad to take on the meanest man in the ring for $10,000, Howard the Duck accepts the challenge of his life! Letter to the editor from Stan Lee! HTD Presidential Campaign Bulletin. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #6
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 6

    Cover by Gene Colan and Tom Palmer. Written by Steve Gerber and Mary Skrenes. Art by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. The Secret House of Forbidden Cookies!; After a stormy argument, Beverly finally has had enough of Howards stubbornness and splits!; And when Howard goes for a stroll and is discovered by religious extremists who believe him to be a demon, things go from bad to worse. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #7
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 7

    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. Cover by Gene Colan and Tom Palmer. The Way the Cookie Crumbles!; Howard the Duck defeats the cookie monster and becomes a presidential candidate. The Spider-Man and the Fly Hostess Twinkies ad with Spider-Man, art by Ross Andru. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #8
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 8

    Written by Steve Gerber, David Anthony Kraft, and Don McGregor. Art by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. Cover by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. Open Season!; Howard just cant seem to avoid upsetting the wrong people; On his Presidential campaign, his enemies seem to have him up against the wall when a provocative picture of him and Beverly surfaces! Howard the Duck Campaign Update by Steve Gerber. Letter from Peter Sanderson. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #9
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 9
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    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. Cover by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. Scandal Plucks Duck; The doctored photo is wreaking havoc on Howards Presidential campaign and forces him and Beverly to hit the road again; But they have bigger issues at hand when they find themselves being targeted by assassins! The Incredible Hulk and the Green Thumb Hostess Fruit Pies ad, art by Dave Cockrum. Richochet Racers ad with Spider-Man and Captain America. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #10
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 10

    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. Cover by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. Swan-Song ...of the Living Dead Duck!; Stressed out, Howard begins experiencing super hero-themed night terrors; Guest starring Spider-Man, Doctor Strange and other major heroes! Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Champ. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #11
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 11

    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Gene Colan, Steve Leialoha, Neal Adams, Russ Heath, Walt Simonson, Al Milgrom, and Bob Wiacek. Cover by Gene Colan, Alex Nino, and Steve Leialoha. Quack-Up!; The stresses of life have caught up to Howard the Duck, so he seeks professional help to get back on track. Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Champ." 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #12
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 12

    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. Cover by Gene Colan and Tom Palmer. 1st appearance of KISS (cameo) in a comic book: Mind-Mush!; Howard wakes up in a jail cell and is set for a day in court?; What crime are they accusing Howard of committing? Captain America stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Sore Sir's Apprentices." 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #13
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 13
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    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Gene Colan and Steve Leialoha. Cover by Gene Colan and Tom Palmer. 1st full appearance of KISS in a comic book: Rock, Roll Over, and Writhe!; Rock and roll band Kiss have arrived to give advice to Howard the Duck!; Although are they the real deal or demons from Windas dark place?; And all goes terribly wrong when Howard the Duck becomes the Duck of Satan! Captain America stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Sore Sir's Apprentices." Letter to the editor from cartoonist Matt Feazell. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #14
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 14
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    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Gene Colan and Klaus Janson. Cover by Gene Colan and Tom Palmer. A Duck Possessed!; When Howard finds himself possessed, he uses his new power to free him and Winda from the mental hospital; Enraged by his power, Howard leaves Winda behind and flies to Cleveland to find Beverly; But what he discovers may be the beginning of the end!? Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "Madam Web!" 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #15
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 15
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    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch.
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    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch.
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    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Gene Colan and Klaus Janson. Cover by Gene Colan and Tom Palmer. The Island of Dr. Bong!; Howard has finally shut out the voices in his head, but Howard and Beverly find themselves stranded on a mysterious island populated by humanoid animals—what will Howard and Beverly encounter next!? Continued from Howard the Duck Annual #1. Continues in #17. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #16
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 16
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    The ongoing storyline takes a back seat with this issue with a series of double-page spreads accompanied by text pieces for "Zen and the Art of Comic Book Writing: a Communique From Colorado." Script by Steve Gerber, art by Alan Weiss, Ed Hannigan/Bob Wiacek, Dave Cockrum, Tom Palmer, John Buscema, Dick Giordano, and Michael Nasser/Terry Austin (single-pager). Colan/Palmer cover. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #17
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 17

    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Gene Colan and Klaus Janson. Cover by Gene Colan and Tom Palmer. Doctor Bong!; Howard the Duck is captured by the mysterious Dr. Bong, who is looking to perform experiments on Howard; Just who is Dr. Bong and what does he want? Continued from #15. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #18
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 18

    Dr. Bong changes Howard into a human! "Metamorphosis." Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Klaus Janson. Spider-Man and the Vulture star in a one-page Hostess ad, "Legal Eagle." Colan/Janson cover. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #19
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 19

    Dr. Bong's experiment is still in effect in "Howard the Human!" Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Klaus Janson. Spider-man and the Vulture stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "Legal Eagle." Letter to the editor from comics writer Kurt Busiek. Colan cover pencils, Tom Palmer cover inks. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #20
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 20

    Dr. Bong is still pestering Howard in "Scrubba-Dub Death!" Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Klaus Janson. Thor stars ina one-page Hostess ad, "The Ding-a-ling Family." Colan cover pencils, Tom Palmer cover inks. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #21
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 21

    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Carmine Infantino and Klaus Janson. If You Knew Soofi...!; Forced to join the S.O.O.F.I. (Save Our Offspring From Indecency) movement- Howard must stop the Supreme SOOFI! Using the Blanditron device, the Supreme SOOFI tries to control Howards mind, but to no avail; How will Howard stop the S.O.O.F.I. movement? Thor stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Ding-a-ling Family." 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #22
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 22

    May the Farce Be with You!" Part one of a two-part Star Wars parody, this issue has Howard assisting Dakimh in trying to stop the evil Bzzk'Joh. Man-Thing guest stars. Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Val Mayerik, inks by William Wray. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #23
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 23

    "Star Waugh." Part two of a two-part Star Wars parody, this issue pits Howard and pals against Bzzk' Joh and a Wal-Mart-type super store. Man-Thing guest stars. Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Val Mayerik, inks by Mayerik. Cover by Gene Colan and Alan Weiss. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #24
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 24

    "Where Do You Go -- What Do You Do -- The Night After You Save the Universe?" One issue after helping save the universe, an insomnia-suffering duck wanders the streets of NYC and ponders the heavy stuff -- you know: love, death, existence, and the Super Bowl. Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by Colan. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #25
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 25

    "Getting Smooth!" The Circus of Crime kidnaps Howard, who wants to go to Cleveland to begin a new job. Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Klaus Janson. Cover by Colan and Janson. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #26
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 26

    "Repercussions...!" Winda, Paul, and Iris hunt for Howard, who has been kidnapped and forced to perform by the Circus of Crime. Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Klaus Janson. Cover by Colan and Janson. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #27
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 27

    "Circus Maximus." Iris and Howard find proof of the Circus of Crime's misdeeds. Howard battles the Ringmaster. Script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Klaus Janson. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #28
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 28
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    "Cooking with Gas." A trio of people who claim to have seen a talking duck are committed by a psychiatrist. Script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Frank Giacoia. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #29
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 29
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    "Help Stamp out Ducks!" Howard is recruited by a Las Vegas scam merchant to be the poster child for a fake disease, bilking the public via a fraudulent telethon in the process. Script by Mark Evanier and Steve Gerber, pencils by Will Meugniot, inks by Ricardo Villamonte. Cover by Gene Colan and Terry Austin. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #30
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 30

    "If This Be Bongsday!" Ex-Iron Man writer Mantlo pens this tale of Howard (otherwise known as Iron Duck) donning cheap armor and battling Bong. Script by Bill Mantlo, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Al Milgrom. Cover by Colan and Milgrom. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #31
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 31

    "The Final Bong!" In this Iron Man parody, Howard, dressed in cheap Iron Duck armor, defeats Bong. With this issue, the series is cancelled, only to be resurrected a few years later for two more issues. Script by Bill Mantlo, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Al Milgrom. Cover by Colan and Milgrom. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #32
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 32

    "Going Underground." Picking up where the original numbering left off, this issue came out several years after #31 (to promote the forthcoming Howard the Duck movie). Howard and a gorgeous hitchhiker confront The Gopher, who is hell bent creating condos and tourist attractions, the environment be damned. Script by Steven Grant, pencils by Paul Smith, inks by Vinnie Colletta. Cover by Sid Abel and Colletta. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #33
    Howard the Duck (1976 1st Series) 33

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    "Material Duck." Ed McMahon is parodied in this final issue, which tells the tale of what Howard did with the $10 million he won in the American Garden and Family sweepstakes. Script by Christopher Stager, pencils by Val Mayerik, inks by Mayerik. Cover by Brian Bolland. Cover price $1.50.