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Comic books October 1972

  • Issue #23
    Reggie's Wise Guy Jokes (1968) 23
  • Vol. 6 #3
    Relics Magazine (1967 Western Publications) Vol. 6 #3

    A Link to Our Pioneer Heritage; "A magazine devoted to the treasurers, artifacts and collectibles intimately associated with the expansion and development of the vast frontier". 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #1
    Richie Rich Bank Books (1972) 1
  • Issue #2
    Richie Rich Diamonds (1972) 2

    "Diamonds are for Never!"; Richie is kidnapped by an elderly, ex-Nazi submarine captain as his German henchmen steal the Riches diamonds. Untitled two-page story; Irona the Robot Maid has a day off. "A Shining Example"; The Germans' sub is damaged when they fire a torpedo at a cruise ship; Richie rescues the sub captain when he falls into the water. What Gloria Wants…Gloria Gets! starring Gloria Glad. Untitled one-page story starring Nurse Jenny and Reggie Van Dough. "The Newspaper" text story. "Rich Man's Reward!"; Richie dreams about getting extravagant gifts for his dad for Father's Day. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #51
    Richie Rich Dollars and Cents (1963) 51

    52 page giant. Richie Rich in 'untitled' (1 pg), Richie Rich in 'untitled' (2 pg), Richie Rich in 'untitled' (1 pg), Richie Rich in 'untitled' (1 pg), Little Lotta in 'untitled' (1 pg), Little Lotta in 'untitled' (1 pg), Richie Rich in "The Condor Feather" Part 1, Richie Rich in 'untitled' (1 pg), Richie Rich in 'untitled' (1 pg), Richie Rich The Condor Feather Part 2 "The Condor's Lair", Little Dot in 'untitled' (1 pg), Little Lotta in 'untitled' (1 pg), Richie Rich in 'untitled' (1 pg), Richie Rich in 'untitled' (1 pg), Richie Rich and "The Rescue", "The Mighty Turtle" text story (1 pg), "Big Deal" text story (1 pg), Little Dot and "Her 3 Wishes", Little Lotta in 'untitled' (1 pg), Little Dot in 'untitled' (1 pg), Richie Rich in 'untitled' (1 pg), Little Lotta in 'untitled' (1 pg), Little Dot in 'untitled' (1 pg), Little Lotta in 'untitled' (1 pg). 52 pages, FC. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
    Richie Rich Jackpots (1972) 1
  • Issue #9
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1971 1st Series) 9

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. Those Were the Days My Friend! starring Sabrina, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Joe Sinnott; Della brings over Priscilla Prudence, a witch who has lost touch with the way things have changed since her day back in 17th-century Salem. I Think I Can starring Aunt Hilda, pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Joe Sinnott. This Little Piggy Went To Market starring Sabrina, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Bill Vigoda. Witches Are Only Human! starring Sabrina, Aunt Hilda, and Cousin Ambrose, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Joe Sinnott. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #97
    Sad Sack and the Sarge (1957) 97

    Cover art by George Baker. "Free Advice," pencils by Fred Rhoads; Sarge explains to Sack what civilian life is like. "Big Shot," pencils by Fred Rhoads; Sarge gets orders that he's being sent to Paris; after fantasizing about what it will be like, he learns that the orders have been changed. "Advice!", pencils by Fred Rhoads; Sack tries to teach Sarge the secret to being able to sleep anywhere, anytime. "All Wet!", pencils by Fred Rhoads; Sack stops two mad scientists from destroying the world, but nobody believes it. "Fresh Out of Air!", pencils by Fred Rhoads; Sack keeps doing things that pollute the air at the camp. "Same Old Report" text story, pencils by Fred Rhoads. "Head Man," pencils by Fred Rhoads; Sack's incompetence drives Sarge to the mental health clinic; Sack unknowingly manages to even screw up the examination. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #2
    Sad Sack Navy, Gobs 'N' Gals (1972) 2
  • Issue #42
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 42

    52 Page Giant. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    Secret Romance (1968) 21

    Cover by Art Cappello. Stories by unknown. Art by Art Cappello and unknown. How can he kiss her like this? She has no right to be in his arms...but she adores him! Read..."Forbidden Kisses"! Also featuring: "Come Back, My Love!" Plus: 1-page stories "Till the End of Time!" (art by Fred Himes [as Ezell]), "How to Keep a Man!" (art by Joe Staton), "Girl in the Dunes" (art by Himes [as Ezell]), "His Choice" (art by Pete Morisi) and "In Love Again" (art by Staton?). And: Mod 3-in-1 pin-up of Bobby Sherman by Tony Tallarico! Also: letters page "Just Jeannette" by Jeannette Copeland. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #76
    Sex to Sexty (1965) 76
    Published 1972 (est.) by S.R.I. Publishing.

    "Sex to Sexty: Pay-triotic!" Men's Magazine with adult jokes and cartoons. 64 pages, text, with B&W illustrations Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #103
    Sgt. Fury (1963) 103
    Published Oct 1972 by Marvel.

    Sgt. Fury # 35 reprint: "Berlin Breakout!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by John Tartaglione. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Spock Must Die PB (1970 Bantam Books) A Star Trek Novel 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. By James Blish. When a transporter mishap creates two Mr. Spocks one of them must die. But which one? Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 118 pages, Text Only. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1
    Spooky Haunted House (1972) 1
  • Issue #238
    Strange Adventures (1950 1st Series) 238
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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.

  • Issue #54
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 54
    • Centerfold detached.
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    • Label #0911368002

    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.

  • Issue #54UK
    Sub-Mariner (1968) UK Edition 54UK

    UK Edition. Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover price. 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.

  • Issue #1B
    Super Soul Comix (1972) 1B

    2nd Printing. Written and Illustrated by Richard Green. 32 Pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: 2nd Printings are identified by the $1.25 cover price Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #191
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 191
    • Rust migration.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Kid with the Super-Brain, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Murphy Anderson; Dr. Fleming kidnaps Hal and Lisa Warren; Superboy and Kathy work to free them. Attack of the Sun-Scavenger—A New Tale of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Cary Bates, art by Dave Cockrum; Dr. Regulus tricks Sun Boy into helping him recharge his new sun-based powers. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #257
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 257
    Published Oct 1972 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Superman Battles the War-Horn!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Greatest Green Lantern of All!--The Fabulous World of Krypton, script by Neal Adams (idea and Elliot S! Maggin (script), pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Dick Giordano; The Guardians of the Universe explain to Green Lantern Tomar-Re that his failure to prevent the destruction of Krypton might not truly be considered a failure, even though the Guardians once thought to make Kal-El the leader of the Green Lantern Corps, because the destruction of Krypton allowed Superman to fulfill his destiny as the universe's greatest champion. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #127
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 127
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bob Oksner. Curse of the Flame, script by Cary Bates, pencils by John Rosenberger, inks by Vince Colletta and Murphy Anderson (Superman heads only); Lois covers the Trans-Europa Olympics and discovers the 100 are using it as a cover to smuggle a large diamond. The Sea Devil!, script by Cary Bates, art by Don Heck; Thorn discovers a scheme to ransom a stolen giant white octopus. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #153
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 153

    Cover art by Bob Oksner. Murder in Metropolis!, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Mike Esposito; Inter-Gang chief, angry about Jimmy's editorials, puts the hit on Jimmy. I Am ... The Gun!, art by Sal Amendola. And Time Goes On..., script by Steve Skeates, inks by J Lofamia. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #213
    Tarzan (1972 DC) 213
    Published Oct 1972 by DC.

    Cover by Joe Kubert. Balu of the Great Apes, script and art by Joe Kubert; Tarzan rescues Teeka's balu and the tribe from Sheeta; adapted from Edgar Rice Burroughs's short story, "The Fight For the Balu." Adventure On Poloda, script by Marv Wolfman, art by Dan Green; adapted from Edgar Rice Burroughs's novel, Beyond the Farthest Star. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #213MJ
    Tarzan (1972 DC) Mark Jewelers 213MJ
    Published 1972 (est.) by DC.

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #41
    Teen Titans (1966 1st Series) 41
    • Staple rust.
    • Water damage. Oxidation.

    Written by Bob Haney. Art by Art Saaf and Nick Cardy. Cover by Nick Cardy. Mal is Haunted by the ghosts of a Civil War era slave hunter. Written by Bob Haney. Art by Bob Brown and Dave Cockrum. Lilith continues her search to find her parents. 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 4 #6
    Terror Tales (1969) Magazine Vol. 4 #6
    Published Oct 1972 by Eerie.

    Cover by Carl Burgos. Stories and art by Oscar Fraga, Antonio Reynoso, Alberto Macagno, Walter Casadei, Cirilo Munoz, Drury D. Sharp, Ezra Jackson, H. F. Arnold and Larry Woromay. Legendary publisher Myron Fass presents gory tales of horror and the macabre. A mathematician's formula contacts the 4th dimension, drawing the attention of the evil creatures that live there. A reporter spends the night in a creepy wax museum. An escaped convict meets mysterious hooded figures in a cemetery, but he should have kept running. Featuring altered reprints from Chamber of Chills and other 1950s pre-Code comics. The Gruesome Creatures; Chamber of Horrors; The Strange Escape; Locked in Time; The Vampire Witch; The Walking Dead; Demons and Vampires; Xebico; Terror of the Dead. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #20
    That Wilkin Boy (1969) 20

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick. Meet Woodrow "Bingo" Wilkin III, popular student at Midville High School, who goes steady with girlfriend Samantha Smythe and is also lead vocalist and guitarist in his pop rock group The Bingoes. This humorous teenage series was similar to the Archie series that the same company published. Now Hair This, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Samantha tries to prevent Bingo from seeing her with her hair in curlers, but he thinks she's hiding because there's a prowler in the house. In the Right Light one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. Between Two Loves, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; When Rebel gets sick, Samantha demands that Bingo choose between her and the dog, and Bingo chooses to break their date and stay behind with Rebel. Easy Come Easy Go, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mr. Smythe mocks the lottery as a waste of time, and when he gets a free ticket, he gives it to Bingo. That's the Brakes one-page That Wilkin Boy story, pencils by Stan Goldberg. It's Ladder Than You Think, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Mr. Smythe sees a report on television that Bingo and Samantha have eloped and that Bingo plans to sponge off his new father-in-law. Dear Bingo & Samantha advice column. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #204
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 204
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott. "Exiled on Earth!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Jim Mooney (finished art); Odin condemns the heroes to Earth for daring to question him; Tana Nile uses her control pack to disguise herself as an Earthling, accepting the fact that she and Silas Grant are marooned on Earth; Doctor Donald Blake discovers that his office has been closed in his absence due to a change in building ownership; Slowly but surely, the exiled and marooned are separated and all fall prey to Mephisto. Appearances by Iron Man, Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Balder, Hildegarde, Karnilla, Heimdall, Mephisto, and Odin. Letter to the editor from comics artist Bill Blyberg. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #204NDS
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) National Diamond 204NDS

    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. "Exiled on Earth!" Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema and Jim Mooney, inks by Mooney. Appearances by Iron Man, Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Balder, Hildegarde, Karnilla, Heimdall, Mephisto, and Odin. Letter to the editor from comics artist Bill Blyberg. Buscema/John Romita Sr. and Joe Sinnott cover. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #19
    Those Enduring Matinee Idols (1969) 19

    Focuses on movies from the 1950s and 1960s.8.5 X 11-in.; text with black and white pictures; 12 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Oct 1972
    Thrilling Science Fiction (1966 Pulp Digest) Oct 1972

    Not numbered. October 1972. Science fiction reprints from Robert F. Young, Keith Laumer, Roger Zelazny, Edmond Hamilton, Frank Tinsley, Arthur Porges, Al Sevcik, and David R. Bunch. Illustrations by George Schelling, Virgil Finlay. 5 1/4-in. x 7 1/2-in.; black and white; 130 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #30
    Time for Love (1967) 30

    Stories by unknown. Art by A. Martinez & Jean Elier and unknown. Featuring: "No Strings Attached!"; "A Fine Place to Raise a Family!"; and "The Boy Next Door"! Plus: a David Cassidy illustration by Don Sherwood! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #267
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Dell/Gold Key) 267
  • Issue #267
    Tom and Jerry (1949 Whitman) 267

    Whitman edition. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #13
    Top Cat (1970 Charlton) 13
  • Issue #43
    Tuff Ghosts Starring Spooky (1962) 43
  • Issue #37
    TV Casper and Company (1963) 37
    • 5 1/2" cumulative spine split. Missing piece from back cover.
  • Issue #78
    Uncanny X-Men (1963 1st Series) 78
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2020509004
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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.

  • Issue #78NDS
    Uncanny X-Men (1963 1st Series) National Diamond 78NDS

    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. 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.

  • Issue #101
    Uncle Scrooge (1954 Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone/Gemstone) 101

    Uncle Scrooge in "Wispy Willie" in which Scrooge tries to trick Donald into selling his home and "Old Demon Tooth" in which Scrooge tries to prove to Donald that with money, he can do anything. Both stories are Carl Barks reprints. Issue also has Gyro Gearloose in "The Clean-Up Crew" and a one-page text feature "A Cup of Kindness." No story/art credits given. Number on cover: 90038-209. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #140
    Unexpected (1956) 140
    Published Oct 1972 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Anatomy of Hate, script by Carl Wessler, art by Alfredo Alcala. Born Under an Evil Star featuring Mad, Mod Witch, script by George Kashdan, pencils by Jerry Grandenetti, inks by Bill Draut. Blind As The Night, script by Murray Boltinoff (as Bill Dennehy), art by Lee Elias. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #20
    Vampirella (1969 Magazine) 20
    • Water damage.

    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.

  • Issue #607
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 607
  • Issue #608
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 608
  • Issue #609
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 609
  • Issue #610
    Victor (1961-1992 D.C. Thompson) UK 610
  • Issue #8
    Wacky Witch (1971 Gold Key) 8
  • Issue #8
    Wacky Witch (1971 Whitman) 8

    Whitman edition. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #37
    Walt Disney Comics Digest (1968 Gold Key) 37

    Man Versus Machine with Gyro Gearloose, by Carl Barks; Donald Duck in Show Biz, by Dick Moores. Stories and art by Paul Murry, Riley Thompson, Ken Champin, Tony Strobl, Pete Alvarado, and George Wheeler. 4.75. x 6.5. 160 pages. Cover price $0.50. Cover price $0.50.