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Comic books May 1973

  • Issue #52
    150 New Cartoons (1969) 52

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  • Issue #197305
    16 Magazine (1957) 197305
    Published May 1973

    May 1973. Photos and short articles featuring stars of the era. 8-1/8 in. x 10-7/8 in.; black and white with color photos; 64 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 17 #3
    Action For Men (1957-1977 Hillman-Vista) Vol. 17 #3

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  • Issue #427
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 427

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    Cover art by Luis Dominguez. The Voodoo Lizards! starring the Adventurer's Club, script by John Albano, art by Jim Aparo; Mr. Carter relates his unusual adventure in order to be inaugurated into the Adventurer's Club. The Slaying Town! starring The Vigilante, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; Wade Preston, actor, is framed for a murder; Vigilante helps out. His Daughter's Keeper! starring Captain Fear, script by Steve Skeates, art by Alex Nino. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #427MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Jim Aparo and Alex Nino art. Cover price $0.20.

  • May 1973
    Adventure for Men (1965-1974 Jalart House) May 1973

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  • Issue #191
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 191

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  • Vol. 18 #5
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  • Issue #20
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    Published May 1973 by Algol Press.

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  • Issue #18
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) 18
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    • 1/2" spine split from top.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1571254019
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    Cover by John Romita Sr. First appearance of Killraven in "The War of the Worlds!", script by Roy Thomas (Plot), Neal Adams (Plot), and Gerry Conway (Script), pencils by Neal Adams (pp 1-11) and Howard Chaykin (pp 12-20), inks by Frank Chiaramonte; New York City, 2018 AD. Killraven fights his way through a subway tunnel against a gang led by Scrapper; He enters an empty Grand Central Station to find the Keeper, who unleashes a few mutants against him; Killraven blasts a hole in the Keeper's wall, thus emptying his weapon; While the Keeper shoots at him, he throws a sharp piece of machinery and impales his enemy; Astonishingly, the man thanks him and tells him a story about 1901, when Martians invaded Earth; Inspired by the H.G. Wells novel. Article by Roy Thomas describing the creative process that led to the book. 36 pgs, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #18MJ
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 18MJ

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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #18UK
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) UK Edition 18UK

    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 6p cover price. Cover by John Romita Sr. First appearance of Killraven in "The War of the Worlds!", script by Roy Thomas (Plot), Neal Adams (Plot), and Gerry Conway (Script), pencils by Neal Adams (pp 1-11) and Howard Chaykin (pp 12-20), inks by Frank Chiaramonte; New York City, 2018 AD. Killraven fights his way through a subway tunnel against a gang led by Scrapper; He enters an empty Grand Central Station to find the Keeper, who unleashes a few mutants against him; Killraven blasts a hole in the Keeper's wall, thus emptying his weapon; While the Keeper shoots at him, he throws a sharp piece of machinery and impales his enemy; Astonishingly, the man thanks him and tells him a story about 1901, when Martians invaded Earth; Inspired by the H.G. Wells novel. Article by Roy Thomas describing the creative process that led to the book. 36 pgs, full color.

  • Issue #120
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 120
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    Cover by John Romita Sr. The Fight and The Fury!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Gil Kane and Paul Reinman (art assist), inks by John Romita and Tony Mortellaro; Peter Parker is in Montreal in response to a mysterious telegram to Aunt May; While he's there, Spider-Man battles the Hulk, with General Ross being a nuisance. Announcement of FOOM (Friends of Ol' Marvel) fan club with list of premiums and a mail-in coupon. Ad for the Dracula Lives magazine, art by Gene Colan. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #120MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #121MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 91 #3
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 91 #3
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    May 1973. Volume Misprinted as XCIII, should be XCI. Cover by Jack Gaughan. Stories: "Sword and Scepter"(Part 1) by Jerry Pournelle, "Naked to the Invisible Eye" by George Alec Effinger, "Survivability" by William Tuning, "How I lost the Second World War and Helped Turn Back the German Invasion" by Gene Wolfe, "With Morning Comes Mistfall" by George R. R. Martin, "An Agent in Place" by Laurence M. Janifer, and "The Great American Economy" by L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Science Fact article: "Minicomputers" by Stephen A. Kallis, Jr. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #1973-1ST
    Annual World's Best SF HC (1972-1990 DAW Books) 1973-1ST

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    1973 - 1st printing. Includes: "Introduction" (Donald A. Wollheim); "Goat Song" (Poul Anderson); "The Man Who Walked Home" (James Tiptree, Jr.); "Oh, Valinda!" (Michael G. Coney); "The Gold at the Starbow's End" (Frederik Pohl); "To Walk a City's Street" (Clifford D. Simak); "Rorqual Maru" (T. J. Bass); "Changing Woman" (W. Macfarlane); "'Willie's Blues'" (Robert J. Tilley); "Long Shot" (Vernor Vinge); and "Thus Love Betrays Us" (Phyllis MacLennon). Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 254 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #209
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 209

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Snow Go, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; While Betty plays in the snow, Veronica makes her move on a handsome new boy. The Seat Of The Trouble, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; The girls discover that Veronica's slacks are too tight on both of them, so they go on a crash diet and exercise regimen. Dilton Does It Again, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Betty asks Dilton to create a love potion so she can win Archie. Dilton gives her a "potion" consisting of sugar and water. Anonymously Yours, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #184
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 184
  • Issue #1-1ST
    Ardor on Aros PB (1973 Dell Novel) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Andrew J. Offutt. Cover by Frank Frazetta. What happens to a red-blooded young graduate looking for sex, fame, and answers when he suddenly finds himself naked, frightened, and several light years from Earth? A LOT! A satiric masterpiece of crossed swords and sorceries. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 192 pages, Text Only. Cover price $0.95.

  • Vol. 376 #5
    Argosy Part 5: Argosy Magazine (1943-1979 Popular) Vol. 376 #5
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  • Issue #11
    Attack (1971 5th Series Charlton) 11

    Cover by Jack Keller. Stories by unknown. Art by Jack Keller, Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia and Pat Boyette. In the midst of the killing, Sgt. Hilyard sought to bring a life into the world in..."Where's the War?" Also featuring: "The Tank That Didn't Forget" and "The 50th Mission"! Plus: 1-page text story "The Marine Marvel"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #111
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 111
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    "With Two Beside Them!" Part 3 of 3. Guest-starring the Black Widow, Daredevil, and the X-Men. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by Don Heck. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by John Romita and Joe Sinnott. Story continues from Daredevil 99 (part 2). Magneto stands triumphant! The X-Men's long-time foe and his lackey, the Piper, have taken Captain America, Iron Man, and the Scarlet Witch prisoner along with Professor X, Cyclops, Marvel Girl, and Iceman! And now the Master of Magnetism is planning to raid a top secret meeting of the Atomic Energy Commission! However, since their defeat last issue, the remaining avengers have been busy recruiting superhero help! Namely Daredevil and the Black Widow! When Earth's Mightiest Heroes at last locate Magneto's underground lair, the super showdown begins! Will the Avengers finally repulse the Master of Magnetism? Cameo appearance by Hawkeye. Flashback cameos by Angel, Quicksilver, Mastermind, and the Toad. (Notes: Magneto appears next in Defenders 15. The Avengers battle Magneto again in Super-Villain Team-Up 14.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #111MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "With Two Beside Them!" Part 3 of 3. Guest-starring the Black Widow, Daredevil, and the X-Men. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by Don Heck. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by John Romita and Joe Sinnott. Story continues from Daredevil 99 (part 2). Magneto stands triumphant! The X-Men's long-time foe and his lackey, the Piper, have taken Captain America, Iron Man, and the Scarlet Witch prisoner along with Professor X, Cyclops, Marvel Girl, and Iceman! And now the Master of Magnetism is planning to raid a top secret meeting of the Atomic Energy Commission! However, since their defeat last issue, the remaining avengers have been busy recruiting superhero help! Namely Daredevil and the Black Widow! When Earth's Mightiest Heroes at last locate Magneto's underground lair, the super showdown begins! Will the Avengers finally repulse the Master of Magnetism? Cameo appearance by Hawkeye. Flashback cameos by Angel, Quicksilver, Mastermind, and the Toad. (Notes: Magneto appears next in Defenders 15. The Avengers battle Magneto again in Super-Villain Team-Up 14.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #111UK
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 111UK

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 6p cover price. "With Two Beside Them!" Part 3 of 3. Guest-starring the Black Widow, Daredevil, and the X-Men. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by Don Heck. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by John Romita and Joe Sinnott. Story continues from Daredevil 99 (part 2). Magneto stands triumphant! The X-Men's long-time foe and his lackey, the Piper, have taken Captain America, Iron Man, and the Scarlet Witch prisoner along with Professor X, Cyclops, Marvel Girl, and Iceman! And now the Master of Magnetism is planning to raid a top secret meeting of the Atomic Energy Commission! However, since their defeat last issue, the remaining avengers have been busy recruiting superhero help! Namely Daredevil and the Black Widow! When Earth's Mightiest Heroes at last locate Magneto's underground lair, the super showdown begins! Will the Avengers finally repulse the Master of Magnetism? Cameo appearance by Hawkeye. Flashback cameos by Angel, Quicksilver, Mastermind, and the Toad. (Notes: Magneto appears next in Defenders 15. The Avengers battle Magneto again in Super-Villain Team-Up 14.) 32 pages

  • Issue #12
    Baby Snoots (1970 Gold Key) 12
  • Issue #12MJ
    Baby Snoots (1970 Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 12MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Printed 05/1973, $0.15 cover, # 22 titled Snoots, the Forgetful Elefink. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Barney and Betty Rubble (1973) 3

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    "Lover's Liberation"; The guys take on the women's lib movement. "Havin' A Ball"; Barney accidentally glues his bowling ball to his hand before a big tournament. "Betty's Birthday!"; Barney gets a part-time job as a parachute tester. "Vacation Sight!"; Barney buys a vacation home that ends up being in a swamp. Based on The Flintstones, the classic animated series. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #684
    Batman (Mexican Series 1954-1985 Editorial Novaro) El Hombre Murcielago 684

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    Features Spanish language reprint series. 7" x 10", 36 pages, full color.

  • Issue #645
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  • Issue #646
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  • Issue #647
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  • Issue #648
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  • Issue #1815
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    Published 1973 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1816
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    Published 1973 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1817
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    Published 1973 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1818
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    Published 1973 (est.) by Beano Studios.

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Bedside MAD PB (1973 Warner Books) 1-1ST

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    Warner Books Edition - 1st printing. By William M. Gaines. Do you have trouble getting to sleep at night? Try BEDSIDE MAD! Yes, Beside MAD is OUR answer for getting to sleep at night! As for you, after you read this book...you might try a sleeping pill. Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #36
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) 36

    Comic book adventures of the famous Warner Bros. cartoon characters The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. Cover price increase to 20 cents. The Road Runner in "Rock Me to Beep," "Tar Booby," "Lion Country Snafu-Ri," and "Hide and Go Beep." Issue also has one-page text feature "A Fortunate Forecast." No story/ art credits given. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #99
    Beetle Bailey (1953 Dell/Charlton/Gold Key/King) 99
  • Issue #1974
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    1974 - 1st printing. Featuring a collection of the beloved British comic strip for that year! Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, full color.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Best of National Lampoon SC (1971-1978) 3-1ST

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Cover by Neil Adams. Featuring a collection of some of the best gags from the humor magazine Nation Lampoon! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 172 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Beware (1973 Marvel) 2
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    "Blind Date"; "O'Malley's Friend" with art by Gene Colan; "No Answer" with art by John Forte; "The Man From Mars" with script by Stan Lee; and "The Voice of Doom!" Cover by John Romita. Stories by Mike Sekowsky, Gene Colan, John Forte, Stan Lee, Bob Fujitani, and Bill Benulis Sinnott. Beware of these fear-filled suspense stories fill with action, intrigue and, best of all, monsters! All reprints from Strange Tales and Astonishing. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #101
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 101
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    Cover by Jose Delbo. Stories by unknown. Art by Jose Delbo and Pat Boyette. "The Pay-Off!" - Deacon Louden and Harold Louden force Billy the Kid to work like a slave or they will frame him for being the Night Rider! Plus: "The Black Widow" - Billy the Kid tries to stop The Black Widow from rustling cattle! And: Mr. Young of the Boothill Gazette tale "Fool's Gold!" - Able Young pans for gold! Also: 1-page text article "Some Simple Smart Spanish" by Raldo Fuerte? 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #204
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 204
  • Vol. 112 #3
    Bluebook For Men (1960-1975 H.S.-Hanro-QMG) Vol. 112 #3

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  • Issue #149
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 149

    Elmer asks for Bugs help in putting together a clown act, and quickly regrets it. Sylvesters Stan Laurel-like cousin Clovis proves no help against the likes of Bugs Bunny. 36 pages. Cover # is 90070-305. Cover price $0.20 Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #149MJ
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 149MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Elmer asks for Bugs help in putting together a clown act, and quickly regrets it. Sylvesters Stan Laurel-like cousin Clovis proves no help against the likes of Bugs Bunny. 36 pages. Cover # is 90070-305. Cover price $0.20 Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #149
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    Whitman edition. Elmer asks for Bugs help in putting together a clown act, and quickly regrets it. Sylvesters Stan Laurel-like cousin Clovis proves no help against the likes of Bugs Bunny. 36 pages. Cover price $0.20 Cover price $0.20.