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Comic books August 1972

  • Issue #47
    150 New Cartoons (1969) 47

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  • Issue #415
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 415
    Published Aug 1972 by DC.

    Cover by Nick Cardy. "Meet the Metropolis Monster!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman brings a male humanoid back to life after he has been attacked by a Frankenstein-like monster, only to learn that he has made a terrible mistake in doing so. "Fill My Grave With Money!", script by Bob Haney, art by John Calnan; Metamorpho helps out a man who has voluntarily trapped himself within a mine Simon Stagg has shut down, and who is transformed into a monster as a result. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #422
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 422

    Cover art by Bob Oksner. Pawn of Peace starring Supergirl, Geoff Anderson, Nasthalthia Luthor, Professor Zlotsky, and Professor Axel, script by Steve Skeates, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bob Oksner. Rodeo of Death western story, starring Vigilante, Pappy Simms, and Phoenix Simms, script by Bill Meredith, art by Gray Morrow. Letter from comic writer Mike W. Barr. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #111
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 111
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    Cover by John Romita. "To Stalk a Spider!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Romita, inks by John Romita and Tony Mortellaro; Kraven the Hunter, who is still recovering from injuries following his battle against Spider-Man and Ka-Zar in the Savage Land, recruits the Gibbon to battle Spider-Man on his behalf; The Gibbon agrees to do his bidding, as Kraven appeals to the rejects desire to get back at everyone who's ever laughed at him; Web-slinging to Aunt May's, Peter finds a note there from her saying that she's gone away for a while. Spidey leaves when the police arrive, and soon Spider-Man is blamed for kidnapping May Parker. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 90. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #111MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 111MJ

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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #111NDS
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) National Diamond 111NDS

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    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. Kraven the Hunter tracks Spidey in "To Stalk a Spider." Script by Gerry Conway (his first on the series), pencils by John Romita Sr., inks by Romita and Tony Mortellaro. Ka-Zar cameo. Romita cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #111UK
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 111UK

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    This is a United Kingdom edition. The UK edition was released in Great Britain at the same time the American edition was released. Both editions are identical except for pricing on cover. Cover by John Romita. "To Stalk a Spider!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Romita, inks by John Romita and Tony Mortellaro; Kraven the Hunter, who is still recovering from injuries following his battle against Spider-Man and Ka-Zar in the Savage Land, recruits the Gibbon to battle Spider-Man on his behalf; The Gibbon agrees to do his bidding, as Kraven appeals to the rejects desire to get back at everyone who's ever laughed at him; Web-slinging to Aunt May's, Peter finds a note there from her saying that she's gone away for a while. Spidey leaves when the police arrive, and soon Spider-Man is blamed for kidnapping May Parker. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 90. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20.

  • Vol. 89 #6
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 89 #6

    August 1972. Stories: "The Pritcher Mass" (part 1) by Gordon R. Dickson, "Nanda" by Gary Alan Ruse, "Budnip" by Jack Wodhams, "Power to the People" by Wade Curtis, "Three-Tour Man" Joseph Green, and "Long Shot" by Vernor Vinge. Science Fact article, "The Computer was a Fish" by George R.R. Martin. Cover by Kelly Freas. Illustrations by Leo Summers, John Schoenherr, Jack Gaughan, and Kelly Freas. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #220
    Archie (1943) 220

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts unless noted, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks unless noted, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "The Natural Thing": Archie's calm causes distress (5 pages). "Collide Slide": Moose's performance breaks a leg (George Gladir script, Inker unknown, 1 page). "The Hang Up": The latest youth fashion upsets the elders (Writer unknown, inker unknown, 8 pages). "Sad Dad": Mr. Lodge brings the party inside (George Gladir script, 1 page). Li'l Jinx in "Weather or Not!": Jinx makes it rain (1 page). Archie the 1st in "Summer Fun and Summer Not": Prehistoric vacationing takes a toll (6 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #50
    Archie and Me (1964) 50

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Bus Fuss, pencils by Al Hartley; Mr. Weatherbee is converting a school bus into a king-sized camper. Computer Au Go Go!, pencils by Joe Edwards; Are computers so simple to use that even Archie can run one for the school? Blow Hot, Blow Cool; Archie's actions are making Miss Grundy look back to Mr. Weatherbee. Room For Improvement; In and out of the Detention room. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 1
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    Cover inks by Rudy Lapick. You Can't Win 'Em All; When the baseball team learns that Coach Kleats might be transferred out of Riverdale High because of their poor record, it gives them added incentive to win. Phone Groan humor page starring Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. Archie Club News. Second Chance, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Pop's Chocklit Shoppe is scheduled to be demolished for a new building and Riverdale rallies around to save it. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #1NDS
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) National Diamond 1NDS

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  • Issue #198
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 198

    Archie's Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #200
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 200

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Honor Bright, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica decide that they need a return to old-fashioned values, starting with the commandment "honor thy mother and father." Star Spangled Angle, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; When Veronica starts acting considerately to her father and friends, they all think she has an ulterior motive. Choice Rejoice, script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; To get the money for tickets to a Pussycats concert, Archie and Betty enter a "cheap date" contest. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #175
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 175
  • Issue #71
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 71

    "Penny Poor"; Archie borrows lots of money to vote in a contest for Veronica, but he's shocked when Veronica loses and he finds out who put up more money against her. "Strangers in the Day"; Veronica is angry with Archie and refuses to have anything to do with him unless someone introduces him to her as if they were strangers. "Cool It!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. Archie Club News. "The Deadly Game Part One," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie and Jughead find a bag of white powder in a trash can; They take it to Archie's dad for advice about what to do and he sends them to the police station. 52 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #13
    Archie's TV Laugh Out (1969) 13

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo (?), inks by Rudy Lapick. "A New Broom"; Aunt Hilda is annoyed when Sabrina's Riverdale friends come to visit, and the teens end up being turned into frogs until Sabrina convinces her aunt to behave nicely. "Window Pain"; Archie's parents expect him to help out with household chores but his clumsiness soon convinces them they were wrong. "Laugh-In" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. Childhood Snaps from Big Ethel's Foto Album. Do Not Compute"; Archie, Jughead and Hot Dog get accidentally transported to Riverdale in the far future by the Professor's new machine. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #13NDS
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  • Issue #13
    Astonishing Tales (1970) 13
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    Cover art by Rich Buckler. Man-Thing!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Rich Buckler (pages 1-6) and John Buscema (pages 7-20), inks by Dan Adkins; Ka-Zar (with the help of AIM) manages to capture the Man-Thing and he is transported to the lab; He escapes and follows Ka-Zar and Barbara Morris when they go searching for the kidnapped Dr. Calvin; They find and save Dr. Calvin but the traitorous Paul Allen is killed by the Man-Thing. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #13MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Ka-Zar stars in "Man-Thing!" Script by Roy Thomas, breakdowns by John Buscema, pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Dan Adkins. Third appearance of Man-Thing. Buckler cover. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #13NDS
    Astonishing Tales (1970) National Diamond 13NDS

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    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. Ka-Zar stars in "Man-Thing!" Script by Roy Thomas, breakdowns by John Buscema, pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Dan Adkins. Third appearance of Man-Thing. Buckler cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #102
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 102
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    • Paper: Off white to white
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    • Label #0962552015

    "What To Do Till The Sentinels Come!" Part 1 of 3. Plot suggestion by Chris Claremont. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Rich Buckler, Joe Sinnott, and John Romita (touch-ups). What would the Vision do if he had the opportunity to become human? The synthezoid avenger might just have that chance! But what if the man providing the means and the materials were none other than the Avengers' long-time foe, the Grim Reaper? During a clandestine meeting on the lower east side, the questions are asked. Now what will be the Vision's answers? Meanwhile, the Sentinels (last seen in Uncanny X-Men 59) have set their sights on a different team of super-heroes! Specifically Earth's Mightiest Heroes! And even more specifically the Scarlet Witch! When Wanda takes an evening walk through Central Park, the Sentinels strike! Quicksilver and the Vision rush to the Scarlet Witch's side for the showdown in Central Park! An excellent issue! Cameo appearance by General Thunderbolt Ross. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Iron Man, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Thor, and the Vision. (Notes: The Grim Reaper previously appeared in Avengers 79. Wonder Man's comatose body appears for the first time since his apparent death in Avengers (1st series) 9.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #102MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "What To Do Till The Sentinels Come!" Part 1 of 3. Plot suggestion by Chris Claremont. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Rich Buckler, Joe Sinnott, and John Romita (touch-ups). What would the Vision do if he had the opportunity to become human? The synthezoid avenger might just have that chance! But what if the man providing the means and the materials were none other than the Avengers' long-time foe, the Grim Reaper? During a clandestine meeting on the lower east side, the questions are asked. Now what will be the Vision's answers? Meanwhile, the Sentinels (last seen in Uncanny X-Men 59) have set their sights on a different team of super-heroes! Specifically Earth's Mightiest Heroes! And even more specifically the Scarlet Witch! When Wanda takes an evening walk through Central Park, the Sentinels strike! Quicksilver and the Vision rush to the Scarlet Witch's side for the showdown in Central Park! An excellent issue! Cameo appearance by General Thunderbolt Ross. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Iron Man, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Thor, and the Vision. (Notes: The Grim Reaper previously appeared in Avengers 79. Wonder Man's comatose body appears for the first time since his apparent death in Avengers (1st series) 9.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #9
    Baby Snoots (1970 Gold Key) 9

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    Gold Key edition Number/Month on Cover: None Listed. "The Golden Elefink"; Two crooks take Papa Dear and Baby Snoots on an expedition to the lost city of Pachydermia. Disneykin play characters ad. One-page text feature "Elefink Jokes." "The Refuge"; Cousin Batty moves in with Uptite Mouse when his home is threatened with demolition. Spiro Agnew watch ad. "A Day at the Races"; Baby Snoots meets an alien kid and they go racing. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #9
    Baby Snoots (1970 Whitman) 9

    Whitman edition. Gold Key edition Number/Month on Cover: None Listed. "The Golden Elefink"; Two crooks take Papa Dear and Baby Snoots on an expedition to the lost city of Pachydermia. Disneykin play characters ad. One-page text feature "Elefink Jokes." "The Refuge"; Cousin Batty moves in with Uptite Mouse when his home is threatened with demolition. Spiro Agnew watch ad. "A Day at the Races"; Baby Snoots meets an alien kid and they go racing. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #243
    Batman (1940) 243
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1972 by DC.

    Batman follows a lead that takes half-way around the world on the trail of "The Lazarus Pit!" Talia appearance. Script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #92
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 92
  • Issue #43
    Betty and Me (1966) 43

    "No-Go Ego," script and pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Betty pumps up Archie's ego. "Keeping Score!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Hip Lips"; Archie is collecting lip prints from, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie puts the engine from his jalopy into a boat. "A Penny For Your Thoughts," script and pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Betty delivers a monologue to the reader, analyzing what thoughts obsess the minds of her friends and how it detracts from their lives. "On-Again Off-Again"; Dilton has built a computer that can read Betty and Archie's minds while they talk and even make Archie fall in love with Betty. "Calorie Hari-Kari"; Betty is exercising and eating right to get in shape for bathing suit weather. 52 pgs. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #94
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 94

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    Cover by Jose Delbo. Stories by unknown. Art by Jose Delbo and Pat Boyette. Featuring Billy the Kid in "A Peaceful Little Place" and "A Helping Hand!" Plus: untitled Mr. Young of the Boothill Gazette tale! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #42
    Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery (1963 Gold Key) 42

    "The Chameleon Creature" -- it could be anything...waiting to strike from anywhere! The 8 page story is drawn by John Celardo. Plus: 1 page text story "Jolly Jane" drawn by Joe Certa; 4 page story "The Man Who Cried Monster" pencilled by Luis Dominguez; 6 page story "The Stalking Time Bomb" written by Dick Wood and drawn by Wayne Howard & Sal Trapani; 6 page story "The Microbe War" drawn by Jack Sparling. Painted cover by George Wilson. NOTE: # on cover: 10053-208. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #152
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 152

    Cover pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta. "Terror in the Night," script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia; Cap and the Falcon try to save Sharon from the clutches of Mr. Hyde and the Scorpion; Appearances by Nick Fury and Sharon Carter; Cameos by Spider-Man and J. Jonah Jameson; Debut of The Harlem Crime boss Morgan; Morgan has taken over the crime territory of Stone-Face, who Captain America, the Falcon, and Spider-Man had defeated in Captain America 138. editorial explaining "The Story Behind The Cover." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #152MJ
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  • Issue #152NDS
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) National Diamond 152NDS

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    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. Mr. Hyde and the Scorpion guest star in "Terror In the Night!" Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. Appearances by Nick Fury and Sharon Carter. Cameos by Spider-Man and J. Jonah Jameson. Buscema/Vince Colletta cover. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #70
    Career Girl Romances (1966) 70

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    Cover by Art Cappello. Stories by unknown. Art by Art Cappello, Frank Bolle and unknown. Jeff will come in first in this rat race...he'd give her everything that money can buy...but he'd never be able to give her the love that Nick has in his heart! Don't miss..."The Awful Truth"! Also featuring: "Male Call" and "Another Place, Another Love"! Plus: 1-page full-figure portrait poster of David Cassidy by Don Sherwood! And: 1-page Choosing a Career text piece "Writing a Resume" by Jeannette Copeland. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #7208
    CARtoons (1959 Magazine) 7208

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  • Issue #37
    Casper and Nightmare (1965) 37
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  • Issue #1
    Casper Space Ship (1972) 1

    Casper and the gang have adventures in outer space, a hot topic in 1972. The friendly ghost joins the astronauts on the moon landing, only to find the moon is already inhabited. Wendys aunts send her to the moon so shell stop talking about Casper. 52 pages. Cover price $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Combat Kelly (1972 Marvel) 2

    "Lonely Are the Brave!" The Deadly Dozen tunnel into a concentration camp in the dead of winter. The issue puts the spotlight on the underappreciated Native Americans who served during World War II. Script by Gary Friedrich, pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by John Severin. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #18
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 18

    August 1972 issue.

  • Issue #19
    Comics Buyer's Guide (1971) 19

    August 15, 1972 issue.

  • Issue #667
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #668
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #669
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #670
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #671
    Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) 671

    Weekly British War comics digest. "Duel in the Jungle" Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #672
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #673
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #674
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #17
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 17
    • Signed by artist Gil Kane with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0626901009

    Cover art by Gil Kane and Frank Brunner. The Gods of Bal-Sagoth, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ralph Reese; setting: Ship in the Vilayet Sea, Island city of Bal-Sagoth; Conan saves Kyrie and restores her as queen of Bal-Sagoth.Adapted from the non-Conan (Turlogh O'Brien) story by Robert E. Howard; Fafnir appearance. Letter to the editor from comic writer Marc DeMatteis. The letters page also contains the nominations for the 1971 Shazam awards (the Academy of Comic Book Arts, or the ACBA). Kane cover pencils, Frank Brunner cover inks. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #17NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 17NDS

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    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. "The Gods of Bal-Sagoth." Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ralph Reese. Adapted from the non-Conan (Turlogh O'Brien) story by Robert E. Howard. Fafnir appearance. Letter to the editor from comic writer Marc DeMatteis. The letters page also contains the nominations for the 1971 Shazam awards (the Academy of Comic Book Arts, or the ACBA). Kane cover pencils, Frank Brunner cover inks. Cover price $0.20.