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Comic books August 1968

  • Issue #23
    150 New Cartoons (1969) 23

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  • Issue #366
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 366
    Published Aug 1968 by DC.

    Cover by Neal Adams. "Substitute Superman!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superman is cured of Virus X because the Bizarros exposed him to White Kryptonite, which destroyed the plant-like bacterial infection; However, when he returns to Earth he learns that no one is still in mourning, because his Justice League friends have been masquerading as him. Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen ad. "Stanhope - Off Limits!", script by Cary Bates, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Two women with super-scientific weapons construct a dome over Stanhope College that will set off a bomb if Supergirl uses her powers against it, keeping her out of the way while they search for one particular student. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 12 #8
    Adam (1956-1996 Knight Publishing) 2nd Series Vol. 12 #8

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    August 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: Nude Psychotherapy - do problems go with clothes?; Wild, Wicked Women of Rome; and Your Masculinity - a matter of size? 8-in. x 11-in. Mature Readers Cover price $0.75.

  • Aug 1968
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Aug 1968

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  • Issue #371
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 371
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    Cover art by Neal Adams. The Colossal Failure!--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Jim Shooter (layouts only) and Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; Colossal Boy's parents are kidnapped, forcing him to betray the Legion. When Superboy Walked Out on the Legion!, script by Ed Hamilton, art by George Papp; Aliens kidnap Superboy and other planetary champions to be their own champion. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #146
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1957-1996 Webs Adv. Corp.) Restaurant Promo 146

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  • Issue #429
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  • Issue #430
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  • Issue #431
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  • Issue #432
    Air Ace Picture Library (1960-1970 Fleetway) 432
  • Issue #433
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  • Vol. 13 #8
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 13 #8

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  • Issue #63
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 63
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    Cover by John Romita Sr. Wings in the Night!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Don Heck (pencils), inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Spider-Man tries to break up a fight between the Vulture and the New Vulture; Spidey saves a kid who is about to fall to his death from a balcony. Letter to the editor from comics writer Don McGregor. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 46. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #75UK
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 75UK

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 1/- cover price. Cover by John Romita Sr. Death Without Warning!, script by John Romita (plot) and Stan Lee (script), pencils by John Romita (layouts) and Jim Mooney (pencils), inks by Jim Mooney; Spidey, aware that Dr. Connors and his family are in danger from the Maggia, searches for them; The once-elderly Silvermane tries to convince Marko and Cicero that he is in fact a younger version of himself while Dr. Connors escapes and Spider-Man arrives; In the ensuing free-for-all Connors transforms into the Lizard…and Silvermane just keeps getting younger. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 56. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Vol. 20 #8
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  • Vol. 2 #47
    Amra (1959) fanzine Vol. 2 #47

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    Amra Vol. 2, #47, August, 1968. Roy G. Krenkel cover art. This issue features Jack Gaughan, George Barr, Robert E. Howard (review of Something About Eve), L. Sprague de Camp, more. Amra was a two-time Hugo winner. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 20 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 2 #48
    Amra (1959) fanzine Vol. 2 #48

    Amra Vol. 2, #48, Mid-August, 1968. Robert Barrett "Conan" cover. This issue features Poul Anderson, George Barr, L. Sprague de Camp, Roy G. Krenkel, more. Amra was a two-time Hugo winner. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 20 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 2 #49
    Amra (1959) fanzine Vol. 2 #49

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    Amra Vol. 2, #49, August, 1968. Roy G. Krenkel cover art. This issue features Roy G. Krenkel, Lin Carter and Bernie Wrightson. Amra was a two-time Hugo winner. 7-in. x 10-in.; black and white; 20 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Vol. 81 #6
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 81 #6
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    August 1968. Cover by Kelly Freas. Stories: "Satan's World"(Conclusion) by Poul Anderson, "The Baalim Problem" by Bruce Daniels, "Specialty" by Joe Poyer, "The Fuglemen of Recall" by Jack Wodhams, and "Appointment On Prila" by Bob Shaw. Science Fact article "How The Soviets Did It In Space" by G. Harry Stine. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #1
    Anthro (1968) 1
    Published Aug 1968 by DC.

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    Written by Howie Post. Art and cover by Howie Post. Lart is crippled. Anthro meets Embra. Ad for Green Lantern #62 and Superman #208, art by Jack Sparling and Neal Adams. Ad for the Batmobile toy manufactured by Corgi Toys, art by Henry Boltinoff. Ad for Batman #203, art by Neal Adams. Article on Anthro by Howie Post. Direct Currents promo, art by Neal Adams. 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #40
    Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 40

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    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Sorcerers of the Sea starring Aquaman, Aqualad, Mera, Aquagirl, Aquababy, Vulko, and The Sea Sorcerers, script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo (1st for DC); Mera kidnapped, multi-issue quest for Mera begins; story continues in Aquaman #41. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #184
    Archie (1943) 184

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Mario Acquaviva and Marty Epp. Archie considers himself a "dumb, stupid, ignorant, wishy-washy excuse for a man" because of his inability to decide between Betty and Veronica in "Hard Choice"! Plus: The thrilling story of Archie and Reggie's rivalry over Veronica is constantly interrupted by commercials in "Soap Opera"; everyone tries to stop Jughead from picking up a pair of theatre tickets in "Tickets To Trouble"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Down and Out!" by Joe Edwards; and Archie vehemently denies that he lets Veronica treat him "like a pet poodle," but obeys whenever he hears her say "sit," in "Dog Daze"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #22
    Archie and Me (1964) 22

    Cover art by Joe Edwards. Karate Kraze, script and pencils by Joe Edwards, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie has taken up karate and is practicing while walking through the halls of Riverdale High. The Fountain of Goof, script and pencils by Joe Edwards, inks by Jon D'Agostino; a fountain pen causes trouble. Archie Club News. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #155
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 155

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    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun. "Oceans of Love"; In order to spread peace & love, Betty and Veronica send out messages in a bottle. Betty and her Bikinis fashion page. "The Sales Pitch"; Lola laughs at the girls' high regard for Archie and insists other guys around town are better. "The Lawn Party"; Archie is a jinx around the pool and keeps getting people wet. "Initial Impact"; Veronica's friends all come up with negative words that start with the letter V except Archie. "Water Pressure"; Archie accidentally sprays Veronica with a hose while watering the garden and she gets him back. "The Deadly Duo"; Betty and Veronica uses multiple idioms to express how they feel about Archie. "Two Girls on a Torpedo or They Went Down to The Sea in Slips"; Betty and Veronica find a torpedo on the beach; Jughead and Archie go fishing. "Cool It Man"; Because they lost a wager, Archie & Jughead spend the afternoon using a fan on Reggie. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #152
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 152
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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. The Price of Love, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica demand that Archie decide which is better--love or money. Betty and Veronica pinup, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Misunderstood, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty decides to buy her father's birthday present with trading stamps but things don't work out for her. Conquest of Space; The girls joke about the vastness of the Lodge mansion and how far it is from one room to another. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #127
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 127
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  • Issue #62
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) 62

    Cover by Gus Lemoine. "Glop Flop," pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Professor Transistor accidentally creates a gravity-defying substance. Bendix Brakes ad with Archie. "A Passion for Fashion," pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; The British fashion designer Tiger Shark is challenged by a new American designer. Ad for Archie Annual. "The Flying Saucer Mystery," pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Aliens come to Earth to laugh at humans. "Rod the Mod," pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Painter Rod the Mod needs money to pay off his tab at the sandwich shop. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #47
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 47

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. It's Ornamental, pencils by Bob White, inks by Mario Acquaviva; After Mr. Lodge kicks him out, Archie sneaks back in and hides in Mr. Lodge's precious artifacts just as people from the museum are coming over to inspect them. Future Bet, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Veronica tells Archie that he can get on her father's good side by talking about his plans for the future. Betty and Veronica pinup, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. The Surprise, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mario Acquaviva; The kids try to prepare a birthday surprise for Mr. Weatherbee. Gasser (or "He Got His Lumps By the Pumps"), script and art by Bob Bolling. 64 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 367 #2
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 367 #2

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  • Vol. 9 #5
    Army Fun (1951) Vol. 9 #5
    Army Fun (1951) Vol. 9 #5
    Published Aug 1968 by Crestwood.

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    Digest-sized collection of military-interest humor and art from Prize, aka Crestwood. Including single-page gags, jokes, articles, and cheesecake drawings of increasing detail. 5-in. x 7 1/2-in., 96 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #26
    Army War Heroes (1963) 26

    Cover by Rezzonico. Stories by Willi Franz and unknown. Art by Sam Glanzman, Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia, Rezzonico and Tony Tallarico. Featuring: The Iron Corporal in "Here Lies John Williams"; "T-34 Killer"; "Gestapo Trap"; 1-pager "The Real Jungle King"; and the 1-page text story "Weapons Win Wars"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 3 #4
    Auto Racing (1966-1971 Performance Publications) Magazine Vol. 3 #4

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    Vol. 3, No. 4. August 1968. Topics covered in this issue include: "The 12 Hours of Sebring"; "Jim Clark's Last Race"; "Impressive, Consistent Jim McElreath"; "Why Jochen Rindt Races"; and more. 8.25" x 10.75". 66 pages. Black and white. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #55
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 55
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    First (full) appearance of Ultron in "Mayhem over Manhattan!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring the Black Knight. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by George Klein. Cover by John Buscema and George Roussos. One of the legendary issues of the Avengers! As Earth's Mightiest Heroes battle their greatest foe for the first time! But at this point, they don't know who or what Ultron-5 is! The four avengers are still reeling from Jarvis' betrayal, the Masters of Evil's victory, and the Crimson Cowl's identity! However Ultron doesn't care about the Avengers' confusion! Because he's just loaded them inside a hydrogen bomb... and set the bomb on a collision course with the Empire State Building! Oh my, this looks like curtains for Earth's Mightiest! Unless the resourceful Black Knight and remorseful Edwin Jarvis can think of something quick! Appearances by Aragorn, Klaw, Melter, Whirlwind, and the Radioactive Man. Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Goliath, Hawkeye, and the Wasp. (Notes: Ultron returns in Avengers #57. This issue was reprinted in Marvel Super Action #14. This two-part story was reprinted in 1993 in the trade paperback: The Greatest Battles of the Avengers.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #77
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956-1972 Harvey) 77

    A gigantic duckling toddler with strength to match, well-meaning Huey creates slapstick havoc wherever he goes. Huey gets himself and Papa enlisted into boot camp, in a two-part story. Katnip the cat decides catching fish will be easier than catching mice, but he is mistaken. Lets Enlisk in the Mareems; Booted Out of Boot Camp; A Real Fun Papa; Around the World: The Rio Story; Buzzy Fools a Fox; Herman and Katnip: Dig that Crazy Katfish. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 9 #4
    Bachelor (1960-1977 Magtab) Magazine Vol. 9 #4

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    Vintage men's interest magazine filled with erotic adult fiction stories, jokes and humor, adult themed comic strips, and nude pin-up pictorials. 8" x 10.5", 82 pages, B&W/Color. -MATURE READERS- Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #203
    Batman (1940) 203
    Published Aug 1968 by DC.
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    DC 80 Page Giant G-49, featuring Batman's crime-fighting toys. Cover art by Neal Adams. "The 1,000 Secrets of the Batcave" (reprint from Batman # 48), script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney; Wolf Brando has escapes from jail, breaks inside go Wayne Manor, and knocks Dick Grayson unconscious; Wolf discovers Batcave; Bruce Wayne joins the Gotham City Police Department as Batman to capture the criminal. Cap's Hobby Hints by Henry Boltinoff. "The Birth of Batplane II!" (from Batman 61), script by David Vern Reed, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; The military uses the Batplane; criminals create replicas of the Batplane; Batman designs a new and improved model. 2-page spread showing the layout of the Batcave. 2-page spread showing Batman & Robin's gadgets. "The Secret of Batmans Utility Belt!" (Detective 185), script by David Vern, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Batman looks for his missing utility belt, which a young boy has found. "The 100 Batarangs of Batman" (Detective 244), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A criminal Batman put in jail using a Batarang plans to use bomb Batarangs against Batman. "The Secret of the Batmobile" (Batman 98), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A criminal called The Racer uses a fast car to outdistance the Batmobile; Vicki Vale discovers that Batman is using a phony Batmobile. "The Flying Bat-Cave!" (Detective 186), pencils by Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; To rescue Robin, Batman agrees to not appear in Gotham for a week. 84 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #204
    Batman (1940) 204
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1968 by DC.

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    Cover art by Irv Novick. "Operation: Blindfold!", script by Frank Robbins, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Joe Giella; An unscrupulous criminal named the Schemer kills an innocent blind man and plants evidence on him to lead Commissioner Gordon to believe that he is the Batman!; When the real Batman shows up on the scene, the Police arrest him, believing that he is a phony. Letters to the editor from Biljo White and Shel Dorf. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 11 #1
    Battle Cry Magazine (1955 Stanley Publications) Vol. 11 #1

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  • Issue #397
    Battle Picture Library (1961-1984 IPC/Fleetway) 1st Series 397
  • Issue #398
    Battle Picture Library (1961-1984 IPC/Fleetway) 1st Series 398
  • Issue #399
    Battle Picture Library (1961-1984 IPC/Fleetway) 1st Series 399
  • Issue #400
    Battle Picture Library (1961-1984 IPC/Fleetway) 1st Series 400
  • Issue #215
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    Published by Alex White. 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, Full color cover, B&W Interior.

  • Issue #216
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    Published by Alex White. 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, Full color cover, B&W Interior.

  • Issue #217
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    Published by Alex White. 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, Full color cover, B&W Interior.

  • Issue #218
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    Published by Alex White. 5-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, Full color cover, B&W Interior.

  • Issue #1567
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  • Issue #1568
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  • Issue #1569
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  • Issue #1570
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