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Comic books October 1970

  • Issue #17
    Abbott and Costello (1968 Charlton) 17

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    Hanna-Barbera Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #393
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 393
    Published Oct 1970 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1497106015

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Superman Meets Super-Houdini!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Daredevil escape artist "Hair-Breadth" Holahan must confront his secret criminal past when gangsters blackmail him into helping them. Superman Scrapbook: Various "action shots" of Superman from the early years. "The Day Superboy Became Superman!", script by Leo Dorfman (as Geoff Brown), pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superboy encounters student activist Marla Harvey, who challenges his beliefs and assumptions; When she dies in an accident while helping others, he resolves to dedicate himself to her principles. It's the Scene humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Letters to the editor from Irene Vartanoff, Richard Morrissey, and cartoonist Jay Zilber. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #29
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    Issue #29 - Oct. 1970. 5 1/4-in. x 6 3/4-in., 66 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #30
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    Issue #30 - Oct. 1970. 5 1/4-in. x 6 3/4-in., 66 pages, black and white.

  • Oct 1970
    Adventure (1910-1971 Ridgway/Butterick/Popular) Pulp Oct 1970

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  • Issue #398
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 398
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1130705012

    Cover art by Dick Giordano. The Maid of Doom! starring Supergirl, Superman, Dick Malverne, Edna Danvers, Mr. Mxyzptlk, and Mon-El and Brainiac 5 (flashback), script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; it seems as though everything Supergirl touches dies. New Supergirl costume ideas from readers. Catcher in the Sky starring Supergirl, script by Mike Sekowsky, pencils by Mike Sekowsky. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Oct 1970
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  • Issue #1
    Adventures in Horror Magazine (1970 Stanley Publications) 1

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    Stories and art by J. Philip Tarleton, Thomas Arnes, William Cornish, Dave Kingston, William Dunlappe, and Howard Cherna. A lurid horror magazine from Stanley Morse Publications featuring posed photographs as illustrations (some of which must be seen to be truly appreciated). Professor Macready and his team of archaeologists find a woman's coffin and unwisely ignore the ancient curse burned into it. Peg discovers that those old legends about werewolves were all too real. Hapless models are lured into a maniac's torture dungeon. Love Is the Color of Blood; The Spell of the Witch; Howl, Wolf, Howl!; The Gory Terror of the Night!; The Unholy Six; Naked Slaves of the Master of Hell!; The Devil of Denham Swamp! 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Vol. 1 #1
    Adventures in Horror Magazine (1970 Stanley Publications) Vol. 1 #1

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  • Issue #172
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 172
  • Issue #542
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  • Issue #543
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  • Issue #544
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  • Vol. 7 #1
    Air Classics Magazine (1963) Vol. 7 #1

    Volume 7, Issue 1 - October 1970. 8" x 10.5", 66 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 15 #10
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 15 #10
  • Issue #21
    Alvin (1962) 21
    Published Oct 1970 by Dell.

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  • Issue #89
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 89
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust.
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    • Centerfold detached.
    • Writing (interior).
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    Cover art by John Romita. "Doc Ock Lives!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gil Kane (his first work on the title), inks by John Romita; Returning home from the airport following the supposed death of Dr. Octopus, Spider-Man is less than convinced that his long time enemy is gone for good; Changing back to Peter Parker, he gets a copy of the Bugle where he learns that no trace of Doc Ock's body was found, and is determined to find his enemy and bring him to justice; Dr. Octopus, having survived the plane crash learns that the press has considered that he's dead; This gives Octopus ample opportunity to track down and destroy Spider-Man; First part of a Doctor Octopus/Spider-Man battle leading up to the death of Capt. Stacy in issue 90. Reprinted in Marvel Tales #70. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #89UK
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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 1/- cover price. Cover art by John Romita. "Doc Ock Lives!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gil Kane (his first work on the title), inks by John Romita; Returning home from the airport following the supposed death of Dr. Octopus, Spider-Man is less than convinced that his long time enemy is gone for good; Changing back to Peter Parker, he gets a copy of the Bugle where he learns that no trace of Doc Ock's body was found, and is determined to find his enemy and bring him to justice; Dr. Octopus, having survived the plane crash learns that the press has considered that he's dead; This gives Octopus ample opportunity to track down and destroy Spider-Man; First part of a Doctor Octopus/Spider-Man battle leading up to the death of Capt. Stacy in issue 90. Reprinted in Marvel Tales #70. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Vol. 45 #7
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  • Vol. 2 #21
    Amra (1959) fanzine Vol. 2 #21
    Published 1970 (est.) by George H. Scithers.

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  • Vol. 86 #2
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 86 #2
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    October 1970. Cover by Kelly Freas. Stories: "The Tactics of Mistake"(Part 1) by Gordon R. Dickson, "Rescue Squad for Ahmed" by Katherine MacLean, "Exodus--Genesis" by John Dalmas, "The Happiest Day of your Life" by Bob Shaw, and "Messything" by Lawrence A. Perkins. Science Fact article: "Some Strange Things Happened at Baykonyr" by G. Harry Stine. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #53
    Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 53
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Is California Sinking?, script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo; O.G.R.E. agents tell California millionaire Eliot Harlanson that California will sink into the ocean and convince him to buy an atomic bomb for use against Atlantis; Aquaman faces off against Black Manta. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #38
    Archie and Me (1964) 38

    Cover pencils by Joe Edwards. "Summer Stock!," pencils by Joe Edwards, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie enrolls Mr. Weatherbee into the Riverdale Summer Stock Play only to have the act cancelled due to inclement weather. "Doze Little Things," pencils by Joe Edwards; Archie falls asleep in class. "Taking A Stand" one-page Li'l Jinx story, script and art by Joe Edwards. "Stop The Music," pencils by Joe Edwards; Archie takes up the trumpet to impress Veronica, who is in love with the latest teen idol, Dewey Wanna Brass. Saturday Mornings on CBS ad. Archie Club News. "Snapshots from Principal Weatherbee's Album," pencils by Joe Edwards; Mr. Weatherbee reminisces on his career. "A is for Archie," pencils by Al Hartley; Vocabulary lesson provided by the Archie gang. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #178
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 178

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. The Litter Of The Law, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; When Jughead insults the girls, they throw the food at him, ruining it and causing him to get hysterical; A patrolman thinks Jughead threw the food all over the beach and orders him to clean it all up. The Show Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; After a hot and sweaty game of tennis, Veronica goes inside to get cleaned up so that she'll look fresh and clean when Archie arrives. Beauty And The Beast, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; When Veronica acts too sure that she's going to win a beauty contest, the guys decide to teach her a lesson by entering the contest disguised as girls. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #153
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 153

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  • Issue #60
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 60

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  • Vol. 371 #4
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 371 #4

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  • Vol. 4 #1
    Armchair Detective (1967-1997 Mysterious Press) Vol. 4 #1

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  • Issue #2
    Astonishing Tales (1970) 2
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2102612002

    Cover pencils by John Buscema. Frenzy On the Fortieth Floor!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sam Grainger; Ka-Zar tracks down Kraven in New York and frees Zabu. Advertisement for posters of Spider-Man, Dr. Doom, Captain America and the Hulk, with a subscription to Marvelmania also included. Revolution!, script by Roy Thomas, art by Wally Wood; Prince Rudolfo escape's Doom's dungeons and leads another attack on the castle with the help of The Faceless One and the Doomsman. Advertisement reproducing covers for Fantastic Four King-Size #8 and Ka-Zar #2. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2UK
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    United Kingdom edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema. Frenzy On the Fortieth Floor!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sam Grainger; Ka-Zar tracks down Kraven in New York and frees Zabu. Advertisement for posters of Spider-Man, Dr. Doom, Captain America and the Hulk, with a subscription to Marvelmania also included. Revolution!, script by Roy Thomas, art by Wally Wood; Prince Rudolfo escape's Doom's dungeons and leads another attack on the castle with the help of The Faceless One and the Doomsman. Advertisement reproducing covers for Fantastic Four King-Size #8 and Ka-Zar #2.

  • Issue #81
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 81
    • Cover loose at 1 staple.
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    "When Dies A Legend!" Part 2 of 3. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. The Avengers are splitting up, but not permanently! Just long enough to take care of a double threat! While half the team searches for the Zodiac in New York City; the Vision, Scarlet Witch, and Goliath fly west to the Great Plains to help Red Wolf stop Cornelius Van Lunt's violent land grab! However, a mid-air ambush in the Montana sky quickly derails the Avengers' mission! After the Vision saves Wanda (as foreshadowed on the cover), Van Lunt captures both of them and forces the Vision to fight Goliath! The devious Cornelius has everything going his way until Red Wolf and his fellow tribesmen set dynamite to Van Lunt's precious concrete dam! Can the Indian legend from decades ago reclaim his sacred homeland? And lead the Avengers to victory? Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Captain America, Goliath, Iron Man, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Thor, and the Vision. (Notes: Cornelius Van Lunt returns in Avengers 120. Red Wolf appears next in Red Wolf 7.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #81UK
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 81UK

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 1/- cover price. "When Dies A Legend!" Part 2 of 3. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. The Avengers are splitting up, but not permanently! Just long enough to take care of a double threat! While half the team searches for the Zodiac in New York City; the Vision, Scarlet Witch, and Goliath fly west to the Great Plains to help Red Wolf stop Cornelius Van Lunt's violent land grab! However, a mid-air ambush in the Montana sky quickly derails the Avengers' mission! After the Vision saves Wanda (as foreshadowed on the cover), Van Lunt captures both of them and forces the Vision to fight Goliath! The devious Cornelius has everything going his way until Red Wolf and his fellow tribesmen set dynamite to Van Lunt's precious concrete dam! Can the Indian legend from decades ago reclaim his sacred homeland? And lead the Avengers to victory? Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Captain America, Goliath, Iron Man, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Thor, and the Vision. (Notes: Cornelius Van Lunt returns in Avengers 120. Red Wolf appears next in Red Wolf 7.) 32 pages.

  • Issue #91
    Baby Huey the Baby Giant (1956) 91

    68 pg. Giant. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 10 #11
    Bachelor (1960-1977 Magtab) Magazine Vol. 10 #11

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  • Issue #4
    Banana Splits (1969) 4

    Photo cover. Comic book adventures of the Banana Splits, Fleegle, Bingo, Drooper, and Snorky, from the Saturday morning show "The Banana Splits Adventure Hour which aired from 1968 to 1970. The Banana Splits in "The Loan Rangers," "River Rock," and "Parcel Post Panic." Issue also has Gold Key Comics Club News. No story/art credits given. Oct. 10238-010 on cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Vol. 12 #2
    Battle Cry Magazine (1955 Stanley Publications) Vol. 12 #2

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  • Issue #510
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  • Issue #511
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  • Issue #512
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  • Issue #513
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  • Issue #1680
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    Published 1970 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1681
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    Published 1970 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1682
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    Published 1970 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1683
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    Published 1970 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1684
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    Published 1970 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #20
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) 20

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    Comic book adventures of the famous Warner Bros. cartoon characters The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. "Knights and Daze," art by Phil de Lara; Wile E. invents a time machine with the intention of using it to age the young road runners into full-sized adults, but he accidentally sends them 800 years into the past. "Feather or Not," script by Don R. Christensen, art by Phil de Lara; Wile E. and the road runners encounter an Indian who has been ordered to collect feathers. Gold Key Comics Club News page. Stamp and coin collecting news. "Leave It to Beavers," script by Don R. Christensen, art by Phil de Lara; The road runners enlist the aid of some beavers against Wile E. "The Big Bus Fuss," pencils by Pete Alvarado; Mr. Hunter tries to catch Cool Cat by pretending to be a bus driver. "The Carrot Crisis" text story starring Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, art by Tony Strobl; Bugs is driving Elmer crazy by expanding his burrow--directly under Elmer's house. "Slicker Tricker Trap," art by Phil de Lara; Once again, Wile E. gets caught in his own trap. "As an Office Machine Operator; As a Geologist" article, art by Dan Spiegle. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Oct 1970
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  • Issue #31
    Betty and Me (1966) 31

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jon D'Agostino. "Change of Heart," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Fed up with Archie's cavalier treatment, Betty begins to consider dating someone else. "According to the Book" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Star Struck," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Betty refuses to go out with Archie because her horoscope tells her it's a bad idea. "Negative Reaction," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Betty and Archie use composite photographic printing to try to interest Jughead in Ethel. "I Remember Momma," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Betty tries to make Archie jealous by pretending she's dating Jughead. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #20
    Beverly Hillbillies (1963) 20

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    Reprints tale from #2. "Live Elegant" - Written by D.J. Arneson. Art by Bill Fraccio and Tony Tallarico. Photo Cover. Royal Volvanian exiles move in next door to the Clampetts! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #40
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    Bible-in-Life Pix Vol. 22 (1970) - Sunday Pix was a Christian comic book published weekly by David C. Cook. 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 16 pages.