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    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 104 CGC 7.5

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    "With a Bang and a Whimper!" Part 3 of 3. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Rich Buckler and Joe Sinnott. This is it! Everything is on the line in the land down under! Earth's Mightiest Heroes go for broke to rescue the Scarlet Witch and save the world! But an army of sinister Sentinels stands in their way! Will the power of Captain America, Hawkeye, Iron Man, Thor, and the Vision be enough to defeat the mutant-hunting robots? Or can Quicksilver and Larry Trask find a way to victory? Avengers Assemble! A terrific three-part story! Final appearance of Larry Trask. Behind the scenes appearances by Crystal and Lockjaw. Flashback cameo by Dr. Peter Corbeau. (Notes: Quicksilver appears next in Fantastic Four 131. The Sentinels return in Uncanny X-men 98. The Avengers travel to the Australian anthill again in West Coast Avengers Annual 1. The X-Men visit the anthill in Marvel Super-Heroes (2nd series) 6. This issue concludes Roy Thomas' sensational five-and-a-half-year run as the writer of the Avengers series. Thomas' stories through the silver and bronze ages made the avengers into...The Avengers! He created or co-created many all-time fan favorite characters including the Vision, Ultron, and the Grim Reaper and did so with great attention to the continuity of the Marvel universe. The letters page includes a farewell essay from Roy Thomas and also a letter from comics writer Mike Barr.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

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    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1972 by DC.
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    Cover by Neal Adams. "The Bruce Wayne Murder Case!", script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano (pp. 1-2) and Neal Adams (pp. 3-15); Batman stops a crooked political group for framing another political group for the murder of Bruce Wayne. "Who Stole the Gift from Nowhere!", script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Dick Giordano; Luke Graham is accused of stealing $50,000 in cash that was sent anonymously to the Hudson University Library. Letter to the editor from comic writer David Michelinie. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

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    First appearance of the Blue Talon. Cover pencils by Gene Colan and John Romita (re-touches), inks by Tom Palmer and John Romita (re-touches). On the Eve of the Talon!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Tom Palmer; The Black Widow and Danny French are captured by Damon Dran and interrogated about Project Four; A San Francisco reporter claims that Matt Murdock is actually Daredevil until Matt shows up to a fight between DD and the Blue Talon; Black Panther appearance. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

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    Published Oct 1972 by DC.
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    Jason is summoned by Merlin's spirit to stop the eternal evil Morgaine Le Fey from utilizing his ancient and powerful magic. "My Tomb in Castle Branek!" Story and art by Jack Kirby. Cover price $0.20.

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    Published Oct 1972 by DC.
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    Jason is summoned by Merlin's spirit to stop the eternal evil Morgaine Le Fey from utilizing his ancient and powerful magic. "My Tomb in Castle Branek!" Story and art by Jack Kirby. Cover price $0.20.

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    Cover by Mike Kaluta. "The Toughest Cop in Gotham!", script by Frank Robbins, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Dick Giordano; Steve Shotgun Smith enforces a tough line on Gotham pushers, but Batman suspects that he may be taking kickbacks. "The Invisible Thief of Bleakhill Manor!", script by E. Nelson Bridwell, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; Hawkman confronts a thief. Letter from comics writer Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

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    Cover by Mike Kaluta. "The Toughest Cop in Gotham!", script by Frank Robbins, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Dick Giordano; Steve Shotgun Smith enforces a tough line on Gotham pushers, but Batman suspects that he may be taking kickbacks. "The Invisible Thief of Bleakhill Manor!", script by E. Nelson Bridwell, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; Hawkman confronts a thief. Letter from comics writer Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

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    Comic book version of the classic pulp magazine hero Doc Savage. Issue features "The Man of Bronze," part one of an adaptation of the Kenneth Robeson novel of the same name in which Doc and his team try to track down who killed his father. Issue also has a one-page text feature on Doc Savage's team members. Script by Roy Thomas and Steve Englehart and art by Ross Andru and Jim Mooney. Cover price $0.20.

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    Comic book version of the classic pulp magazine hero Doc Savage. Issue features "The Man of Bronze," part one of an adaptation of the Kenneth Robeson novel of the same name in which Doc and his team try to track down who killed his father. Issue also has a one-page text feature on Doc Savage's team members. Script by Roy Thomas and Steve Englehart and art by Ross Andru and Jim Mooney. Cover price $0.20.

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    Comic book version of the classic pulp magazine hero Doc Savage. Issue features "The Man of Bronze," part one of an adaptation of the Kenneth Robeson novel of the same name in which Doc and his team try to track down who killed his father. Issue also has a one-page text feature on Doc Savage's team members. Script by Roy Thomas and Steve Englehart and art by Ross Andru and Jim Mooney. Cover price $0.20.

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    Stories in this issue include: The Mummy Stalks by Roy Krenkel, Archie Goodwin, and Reed Crandall; The Blood Fruit by Johnny Craig; It That Lurks by Archie Goodwin and Dan Adkins; Dark Rider by Archie Goodwin and John Severin; Life Species by Dube; The Lighthouse by Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson; Room With a View by Archie Goodwin and Steve Ditko; Voodoo Drum by Archie Goodwin and Neal Adams; and I am Dead, Egypt, Dead by Douglas Moench and Victor Fuente. Cover art by Luis Dominguez. Cover price $1.00.

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    "Where the Sun Dares Not Shine!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. The Thing storms into the underground lair of the Mole Man! Why? To force the FF's long-time adversary into helping Alicia Masters regain her eyesight! But before the blue-eyed idol of millions finds the subsurface villain, he runs into Kala (last seen in Tales of Suspense 43). Is she a friend or foe? Or perhaps the Mole Man's betrothed? In any case Ben Grimm will need his fantastic friends to help him root out the Mole Man! Cameo appearances by Franklin, Agatha Harkness, and Tyrannus. (Note: The Mole Man previously appeared in Captain America 136.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

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    Cover art by John Buscema. All reprints. "Agu the Giant," script by Don Rico, art by Werner Roth (from Lorna, the Jungle Queen 1, July 1953); Lorna saves Agu from the warriors of Itibi. "The Trail of Sudden Death," script by Rico, art by Joe Maneely (from Jungle Action 1, October 1954); Tharn stops uranium smugglers with the help of the pygmy Matubi tribe and the bull elephant Gata . "Striped Fury," script by Rico, art by Syd Shores (from Jan of the Jungle 14, December 1956); Bazo, head of the zebra herd makes sure they don't get attacked by lions. "Double Danger," script by Rico, art by Jay Scott Pike (also from Jann of the Jungle 14); A Jann imposter tries to lead local tribes to war but Jann exposes her. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

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    Cover art by Mike Ploog. Angels From Hell, script by Gary Friedrich, pencils by Mike Ploog, inks by Frank Chiaramonte; Ghost Rider battles a gang of bikers called Satans Saints; after GR defeats them, their leader asks him to join the club; 2nd appearance of Ghost Rider (origin retold). 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

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    Cover art by Mike Ploog. Angels From Hell, script by Gary Friedrich, pencils by Mike Ploog, inks by Frank Chiaramonte; Ghost Rider battles a gang of bikers called Satans Saints; after GR defeats them, their leader asks him to join the club; 2nd appearance of Ghost Rider (origin retold). 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

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    "Mark of the Mace!" Script by Archie Goodwin, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Billy Graham. Can even Luke Cage's unbreakable skin stand up to the bone-crushing power of the man called Mace? See Cage's powers and stamina pushed to their limits like never before. Cover price $0.20.

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    Adam Strange reprint: "Shadow People of the Eclipse!" (from Mystery in Space 78). Script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. Other reprint stories: "The Secret of the Tom Thumb Spacemen!" (from Strange Adventures 78). Script by John Broome, pencils by Sid Greene, inks by Bernard Sachs. "The Man Who Killed HImself!" (from SA 19). Script by Fox, art by John Giunta. New Michael Kaluta cover. Cover price $0.20.

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    Cover pencils by Alan Weiss, inks by Joe Sinnott. "Comes Now... the Decision!", script and art by Bill Everett; Namor and Sunfire finally catch up with the Dragon-Lord and they quickly take him down; Sunfire then destroys the Dragon-Lord's base and weapons; Namor leaves behind an annoyed Sunfire whose pride is still demanding retribution against Namor; Namor returns to the cruise ship to rejoin Betty Dean and Namorita and learns that Namorita has already had her first encounter with a boy. "The Mer-Mutants!", script by Mike Friedrich, art by Alan Weiss; Namor encounters some Atlantean Mutants, which attack him out of mistrust; He tries to convince them that his people are enlightened enough to accept them. Golden age reprint from Sub-Mariner Comics (Marvel, 1954 series) #39, "A Lesson In Humility From Namora!", script and art by Bill Everett; When he was 15, Namor is introduced to his cousin Namora by his mother, Princess Fen; However, as they leave the palace, Namor ditches her to play in a sunken submarine with Byrrah and another boy. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

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    Cover pencils by George Tuska. The Menace of Merlin!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Jack Sparling, inks by John Tartaglione; the X-Men battle Warlock, who reveals that he used to be Merlin the Magician;Thor cameo; reprinted from issue 30. Cover reprint, pencils by Jack Kirby. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

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    Stories in this issue include: "Vampi's Feary Tales: The Matrimonial Murder"; "When Wakes the Dead" (starring Vampirella and Dracula); "Gender Bender"; "Love is no Game"; "Eye Opener"; and "Vengeance, Brother, Vengeance." Written by T. Casey Brennan, Esteban Maroto, Douglas Moench, Martin Pasko, Greg Potter, and Steve Skeates. Art by Auraleon, Luis Dominguez, Luis Garcia, Jose Gonzales, Esteban Maroto. Includes "Vampi's Book Reviews." Cover art by Luis Dominguez. Cover price $1.00.

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    Jonah Hex stars in "Killers Die Alone!" with script by John Albano, art by Tony DeZuniga. Back-up stories: "The Replacement" with script by Albano, art by Sonny Trinidad; and "Anachronism" with script by Don Kaar, art by Alex Nino. Cover price $0.20.

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