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Karate Kid (1976) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Karate Kid (1976) 1
    Published Apr 1976 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1497215006

    Only 25-cent issue. Cover art by Mike Grell. My World Begins in Yesterday, script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Joe Staton; Karate Kid trails Nemesis Kid to the 20th century and decides to stay there to find himself. The Story Behind the Story article, pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Joe Staton. The Cup Cake Caper Hostess ad starring Captain Marvel, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Justice for All Includes Children! public service announcement starring Superman, art by Neal Adams. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Karate Kid (1976) 2
    Published Jun 1976 by DC.

    First 30-cent issue. Cover art by Mike Grell. Twinkieless Gotham City Hostess ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The International Dooms of Major Disaster, script by Paul Levitz and David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson], pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Joe Staton; Karate Kid thwarts Major Disaster's attacks on the United Nations. Justice for All Includes Children, 3 public service announcement starring Superman, pencils by Curt Swan. Fan letter from comics writer Jim Shooter. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #3
    Karate Kid (1976) 3
    Published Aug 1976 by DC.

    Cover art by Mike Grell. Superman Saves the Earth Hostess Cup Cakes ad, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Revenger, script by David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson], pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Joe Staton; When Norman Grimes finds his life's work is being used for war weaponry, he tries to take revenge on the men he feels betrayed him. Justice for All Includes Children, 5public service announcement starring Superman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #4
    Karate Kid (1976) 4
    Published Oct 1976 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan, inks by Mike Grell. The Rage of Yesterdays Lost!, script by David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson], pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Joe Staton; Karate Kid returns to the present day from a quick trip to the 30th century to find Iris in a hostage situation. Justice for All Includes Children, 6 public service announcement starring Superman, pencils by Neal Adams. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #5
    Karate Kid (1976) 5
    Published Dec 1976 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks by Mike Grell. The Tomorrow Thief, script by David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson], pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Joe Staton; Commander Blud attempts to get information about the future from Karate Kid. First hint in this issue that Karate Kid is in the 20th century for an undisclosed reason. The Fruit Pie Scene Hostess ad starring Green Lantern, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Daily Planet Volume 76 Issue 14 DC promo page. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #6
    Karate Kid (1976) 6
    Published Jan 1977 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks by Mike Grell. Showdown with Commander Blud!, script by David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson], pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Joe Staton; Karate Kid rejects the help of the newly arrived Legion of Super-Heroes, who are then captured and used as a lure by Commander Blud. After freeing them, Karate Kid again refuses to return to the 30th century; When he returns home, he finds himself a suspect in the murder of his landlady. The Muse Hostess Cup Cake ad starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Justice for All Includes Children, 8 public service announcement starring Superman, pencils by Neal Adams. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #7
    Karate Kid (1976) 7
    Published Apr 1977 by DC.

    Last 30-cent issue. Cover art by Mike Grell. The Gyro-Master Strikes Twice!, script by David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson], pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Joe Staton; As Karate Kid is being arrested for the murder of his landlady, The Gyro-Master appears; Karate Kid must stop Gyro-Master and prove his innocence, all while someone new is about to come gunning for him. That Dirty Beach Hostess Twinkies Cakes ad starring Aquaman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Jenette Kahn introduces herself to DC comics readers, art by Neal Adams. A note from Jack Adler regarding the illustration of Jenette Kahn. Letter from Mary Jo Duffy. Daily Planet Volume 76 Issue 32 promo page. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #8
    Karate Kid (1976) 8
    Published Jun 1977 by DC.

    First 35-cent issue. Cover art by Mike Grell. The Whole World's Upside Down Hostess Fruit Pie ad starring Batman. Pandemonium... Panic... Pulsar!, script by David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson], pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Joe Staton; Pulsar escapes his first encounter with Karate Kid, who is taken into custody again, but is released when his landlady revives; Later Karate Kid stops Pulsar from a contract hit on Commissioner Banner. Fan letter from comics writer Mike W. Barr. Jenette Kahn editorial about the new Dollar Comics, with photo. Sol Harrison bio by Mike Gold. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #9
    Karate Kid (1976) 9
    Published Aug 1977 by DC.

    Cover art by Al Milgrom. Birds of a Feather Hostess Cup Cakes ad starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Black Belt Contract, script by David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson], pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Joe Staton; Pulsar reluctantly tries to fulfill a contract to kill Karate Kid, but finds himself fighting alongside Karate Kid for their lives; Meanwhile Princess Projectra finds out that Karate Kid has been in contact with her father King Voxv and a garbled message from him sends them back into the future. Daily Planet Volume 77 Issue 14 promo ad. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #10
    Karate Kid (1976) 10
    Published Oct 1977 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Al Milgrom, inks by Jack Abel. Death-Duel on Orando, script by David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson], pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Jack Abel; Karate Kid and Princess Projectra return to the 30th century and the planet or Orando, now under the control of Karate Kid's rival. Jenette Kahn editorial about the history of Swamp Thing and the reprints of the original series. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #11
    Karate Kid (1976) 11
    Published Dec 1977 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Al Milgrom, inks by Jack Abel. Disasters of Yesteryear, script by Jack C. Harris, art by Ric Estrada; Karate Kid is diverted through the timestream by Major Disaster to caveman days. Cooky La Moo on Broadway Hostess Twinkies ad starring Wonder Woman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Daily Planet Volume 77 Issue 31 promo ad. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #12
    Karate Kid (1976) 12
    Published Jan 1978 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Jack Abel. The Cuckoo Cuckoos Hostess Fruit Pies ad starring the Penguin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The "Time" of Your Death!, script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by Juan Ortiz, inks by Bob McLeod; Karate Kid is drawn to Smallville in the past and a fight with Superboy by Master Disaster and a mystery villain. Ask the Answer Man with Bob Rozakis. Profile of Tex Blaisdell. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #13
    Karate Kid (1976) 13
    Published Apr 1978 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.17) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1401362006

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Bob McLeod. Sable Lady Hostess Cup Cakes starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Tomorrow's Battle... Yesterday!, script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by Juan Ortiz, inks by Bob McLeod; The Legion joins Superboy in fighting Karate Kid; Once subdued, Karate Kid realizes that the Legionnaires have not yet met him in their own timelines; The Legion then splits up to handle natural disasters caused by the villains, before taking on Major Disaster and The Lord of Time themselves; Back in the 20th century, Iris' attempt to start a new life by volunteering for an experimental treatment at S.T.A.R. labs has unexpected results. Daily Planet Volume 77 Issue 48 promo ad. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #14
    Karate Kid (1976) 14
    Published Jun 1978 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Frank Giacoia. Diamondeth Is Forever!, script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by Juan Ortiz, inks by Bruce Patterson; Robin joins Karate Kid in subduing Diamondeth. Dilemma Hostess Twinkies ad starring Wonder Woman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Jenette Kahn editorial about Len Wein. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #15
    Karate Kid (1976) 15
    Published Aug 1978 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Jack Abel. Bring Back My Future to Me!, script by Bob Rozakis and Jack C. Harris (co-plotter), art by Juan Ortiz; Karate Kid is diverted by the villains into Kamandi's future where he joins up with Kamandi's compatriots in their search for the last boy on earth. Final issue. Story continues in part from Kamandi, the Last Boy on Earth (DC, 1972 series) #57. Continues in Kamandi, the Last Boy on Earth (DC, 1972 series) #58. The Big Fall Hostess Cup Cakes ad starring Superman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Daily Planet Volume 78 Issue 14 promo ad. 36 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.