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Comic books May 1968

  • Issue #2
    Abbott and Costello (1968 Charlton) 2

    Comic book based on the classic comedy duo. Cover art by Henry Scarpelli. "Miss Understanding," script by Steve Skeates, art by Henry Scarpelli. "How Secret Is My Agent," script by Steve Skeates, art by Henry Scarpelli; Abbott ends up with his brain in an Ape's body. "The Private World Of Sleuth Shamus," script by Steve Skeates, art by Henry Scarpelli; Costello hires Sleuth Shamus to help him find a missing Abbott. "Marvin And The Machine" text story by Steve Skeates. "Jefferson Blimp - His Cause And Cure!", script by Steve Skeates, art by Henry Scarpelli; Costello becomes the folk-rock singer Jefferson Blimp. Hero "Today!", script by Steve Skeates, art by Henry Scarpelli; Costello becomes a hero when he stops a robber. "Bee-Yoo-Ty An' The Blah" Far Out Fairy Tails story, script by Steve Skeates; Heroina spends a year with Blah. "Strike," script by Steve Skeates, art by Henry Scarpelli; Abbott and Costello go on strike for having to work in the inside back cover of their comic. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 10 #12
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    Vintage men's interest entertainment magazine that contains articles of interest for bachelors, humorous adult themed comic strips, short fiction stories, and nude pin-up photography. 8.5" x 11", 72 pages, mostly B&W with some color pages. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #363
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 363
    Published May 1968 by DC.
    • Water damage.

    Cover by Neal Adams. "The Leper from Krypton," script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; While in prison, Luthor develops a new strain of Virus X, a deadly Kryptonian disease, and manages to smuggle it out to Ventor Caine so that Superman can be infected. Legion of Super-Heroes ad. "The Landmark Looters!", script by Otto Binder, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Supergirl encounters two alien children who steal Earth's landmarks as part of a game. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 12 #3
    Action For Men (1957-1977 Hillman-Vista) Vol. 12 #3

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  • Vol. 12 #5
    Adam (1956-1996 Knight Publishing) 2nd Series Vol. 12 #5

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    May 1968. The man's home companion! Vintage men's interest magazine featuring articles, fiction stories, adult humor comics and nude pin-up girls. In this issue: ADAM's Guide to Seduction; Marie Antoinette's Bizarre Bedtime Frolics; and A Sex Thing from Outer Space. 8-in. x 11-in., 82 pages. Mature Readers Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #368
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 368

    Cover art by Neal Adams. The Mutiny of the Super-Heroines!--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Jim Shooter (layouts only) and Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; After the arrival of the female ambassador from Taltar, the girl Legionnaires experience great increases in their powers. The results of the first fan vote for Legion leader, declaring Ultra Boy the next leader, and runner-up Mon-El his deputy. Part II: Ladies First--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Jim Shooter (layouts only) and Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Supergirl discovers that the girls' increase in power is part of Thora's plans to mind-control the girls and take over Earth. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #106
    Adventures of Jerry Lewis (1957) 106

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    The Cockeyed Private Eye! - Written by Arnold Drake. Art and Cover by Bob Oksner. Will Jerry find the killer? Also starring Renfrew and Witch Kraft. Plus: The Jerry Lewis Gallery of Art Messterpieces #7: Two Girls at the Piano by Renoir illo by Oksner. Also: Cap's Hobby Hints untitled activity half-pager by Henry Boltinoff. And: A Letter from Jerry. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #143
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  • Issue #416
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  • Issue #417
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  • Issue #418
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  • Issue #419
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  • Vol. 13 #5
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 13 #5

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  • Vol. 8 #8
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  • Issue #60
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 60
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    Cover by John Romita Sr. O Bitter Victory!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Don Heck (pencils), inks by Mike Esposito; George Stacy has been brainwashed by the Kingpin; Spider-Man must put a stop to the Kingpin's plan, but can he do it without hurting Gwen's dad? Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 43. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #72UK
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 72UK

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 1/- cover price. Cover by John Romita Sr. Rocked by the Shocker!, script by John Buscema (plot) and Stan Lee (script), pencils by John Buscema (layouts) and John Romita (pencils), inks by Jim Mooney; The Shocker's on a crime spree and Spider-Man better be up to the task to stop him; Plus, Peter's relationship with Gwen Stacy gets further strained as the stress from his Spider-Man life seeps over to his personal life. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Vol. 81 #3
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 81 #3
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    May 1968. Cover by Chesley Bonestell. Stories: "Satan's World"(Part 1) by Poul Anderson, "Conquest by Default" by Vernor Vinge, "Fear Hound" by Katherine MacLean, "Skysign" by James Blish, "Exile to Hell" by Isaac Asimov, "His Master's Vice" by Verge Foray and "Project Island Bounce" by Lawrence A. Perkins. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #38
    Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 38
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    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Justice is Mine, Saith the Liquidator! starring Aquaman, Aqualad, Mera, The Liquidator, and Lord Ragnar, script by Bob Haney, art by Nick Cardy; Ragnar usurps Aquaman's throne; Aquaman battles The Liquidator; Ragnar is responsible for the attacks. Stan Goes Skin Diving humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Statement of ownership--average print run 404,000; average paid circulation 234,200. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #181
    Archie (1943) 181

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle. Art by Harry Lucey, Marty Epp, Mario Acquaviva and unknown. Lacking the money for a ticket, Archie gets a job at the new swinging discotheque, and tries to sneak away from his work with the flashing lights to get a dance with Veronica in "Money Makes the Scene"! Plus: The gang thinks they've discovered the remains of an ancient American monarchy, and start digging on the school grounds to find more evidence in "Royal Dig"; when Veronica is catching a cold due to her skimpy winter outfit, Archie gives her an elaborate remedy to stave off the cold in "Young Doc Andrews"; and Archie manages to raise the money to take Veronica to a big ball, but doesn't have anything left over in "Hey, Big Spender!" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #149
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 149

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Surprise Story, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; To get Archie away from Betty, Veronica promises him a home-cooked meal. Then she has to come up with a home-cooked meal. Queen Scene, script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica is determined to win the Miss Snow Queen pageant above all other concerns. Advertisement for Archie Giant Series #153. The Hang Up, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty gives Archie a one-of-a-kind poster; To sabotage her efforts, Veronica has a thousand duplicates printed up to make Archie think Betty lied to him. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #124
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 124
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  • Vol. 366 #5
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 366 #5

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  • Vol. 17 #12
    Army Laughs (1951-1978 Crestwood) 2nd Series Vol. 17 #12

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    Men's interest digest with comics, jokes and tasteful pin-up photography. 5" x 6.5", 98 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #36
    Atom (1962) 36
    Published May 1968 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover by Gil Kane. Golden Age Atom crossover in "Duel Between the Dual Atoms," script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Sid Greene; On Earth-Two, Al Pratt is visited by his friends Bill and Betty Roberts; Betty wants to play match maker for Al and asks if he'd be interested in meeting her friend Marion Thayer; Al agrees to go on a blind date to meet her. Al, however is in for the shock of his life when she answers the door and he finds that she has suddenly rapidly aged; The same thing has happened to Betty as well; Taking everyone to Calvin College to investigate, Al goes inside and hears the sound of crooks trying to blast open an wall safe with ray guns; Changing into the Atom, Al springs into action. Statement of ownership - average print run 334,000; average paid circulation 184,100. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Avant Garde (1968-1971 Avant Garde Media) Magazine 3

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    Art by Jerome Snyder, Roger Hane and John Alcorn. Poems by Ho Chi Minh. Counterculture magazine created and edited by Ralph Ginzberg. Issue features redesigns of the dollar bill. 10 3/4-in. x 11 1/4-in. 72 Pages B&W with some color photos. Cover price $3.00.

  • Issue #52
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 52
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Water damage.
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    • Water damage.

    First appearance of the Grim Reaper in "Death Calls for the Arch-Heroes!" Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by John Buscema. The Black Panther arrives at Avengers Mansion ready to join Earth's Mightiest Heroes! However when T'Challa reaches the main meeting room, he finds his three would-be teammates lying on the floor unconscious! The panther begins to render first aid, but Jasper Sitwell suddenly appears and arrests him for murder! While being transported to and questioned at the local police station, T'Challa puts the evening's strange pieces together! And the newest avenger rushes back to the mansion to face the true perpetrator! Wow, the Black Panther vs. the Grim Reaper! What a debut for the superhero and the super-villain! Cameo appearances by the Black Widow, Tony Stark, Captain America, and Thor. Flashback cameo by Wonder Man to recap the events of Avengers #9. Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Goliath, Hawkeye, and the Wasp. (Notes: The Grim Reaper (aka Eric Williams) returns in Avengers #78 to continue his quest for revenge. The letters page includes a letter from comics writer Mike Uslan. This issue was reprinted in Marvel Triple Action #44.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1969-1ST
    Avengers Annual HC (1967-1969 Atlas UK) Based On the TV Series 1969-1ST

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    1969 - 1st printing. Featuring comics trips, activities, and essays starring John Steed and Emma Peel the super spies from the hit TV series THE AVENGERS! Hardcover, 8 1/21-in. x 11-in., 78 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #1879
    Avontuur Classics (Dutch 1966-1970 Classics/Williams) 1879

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    Dutch Edition - Vic Prezio Painted Cover, Russ Manning Art and Inks - Reprints Magnus Robot Fighter #15 (Gold Key) - 32 Pages B&W Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #201
    Batman (1940) 201
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1968 by DC.

    Cover art by Irv Novick. "Batman's Gangland Guardians!: starring Batman, The Joker, Catwoman, Mad Hatter, Penguin, and Cluemaster, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Chic Stone and Joe Certa, inks by Joe Giella; A west coast crime syndicate moves into Gotham City with the intent to eliminate Batman any way they can, while seven of the Caped Crusader's foes join forces to stop them, fearing that they might be next on the syndicate's list. Cap's Hobby Hints by Henry Boltinoff. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 10 #8
    Battle Cry Magazine (1955 Stanley Publications) Vol. 10 #8

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  • Issue #384
    Battle Picture Library (1961-1984 IPC/Fleetway) 1st Series 384

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  • Issue #385
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  • Issue #386
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  • Issue #387
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  • Issue #202
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    Published by Alex White. 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, Full color cover, B&W Interior.

  • Issue #203
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    Published by Alex White. 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, Full color cover, B&W Interior.

  • Issue #204
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    Published by Alex White. 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, Full color cover, B&W Interior.

  • Issue #205
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    Published by Alex White. 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, Full color cover, B&W Interior.

  • Issue #1554
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  • Issue #1555
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  • Issue #1556
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  • Issue #1557
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  • Issue #58
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    The Beatles Book (also known as Beatles Monthly) was a long-running fanzine produced by Beat Publications that was dedicated to the legacy of the incredible pop-culture phenomenon known as The Beatles. First published in August 1963, the magazine ran until production stopped with the 77th issue published in December,1969. It was revived in May, 1976, reprinting the first 77 issues with a few pages of added content. Beat Publications then continued producing new issues in October, 1982 until the publication ultimately ceased production with issue #321 printed in January, 2003. 6" x 8", 46 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #642
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  • Issue #643
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  • Issue #644
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  • Issue #645
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  • Issue #1969
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    1969 - 1st printing. Featuring a collection of the beloved British comic strip for that year! Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, full color.

  • Issue #18
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    Bible-in-Life Pix Vol. 20 (1968) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 16 pages.

  • Issue #19
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    Bible-in-Life Pix Vol. 20 (1968) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 16 pages.