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Comic books August 1973

  • Vol. 4 #8
    Hello Again (1972) Radio Fanzine/Newsletter Vol. 4 #8

    Long running fanzine/newsletter for Old Time Radio fans. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 8 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #517
    Hornet (1963-1976 D.C. Thompson) British Story Paper 517

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    August 4, 1973. Comics include Squadron X, Terror of the Northland (begins), Todger the Dodger, Spotlight on Lee Dawson, and more. 8 1/4-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, all newsprint, black and white.

  • Issue #518
    Hornet (1963-1976 D.C. Thompson) British Story Paper 518

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    August 11, 1973. Comics include The Vengeance of Malik Khan (begins), Dolphin Patrol, Boss of the Ghost Herd, Spotlight on Mike Yarwood, and more. 8 1/4-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, all newsprint, black and white.

  • Issue #520
    Hornet (1963-1976 D.C. Thompson) British Story Paper 520

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    August 25, 1973. Comics include Captain Hornet, Briggs the Bowler, Todger the Dodger, The Goalie Clinic, Terror of the Northland, and more. 8 1/4-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, all newsprint, black and white.

  • Issue #720
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    August 4th, 1973. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring Nick Jolly, The Flying Highwayman, The Hoodoo on Dan Magoo, and The Magnificent Muggs! Saddle-Stitched, 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #721
    Hotspur (1959-1981 D.C.Thompson) British Picture Story Paper 721

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    August 11th, 1973. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring Nick Jolly, The Flying Highwayman, The Hoodoo on Dan Magoo, and The Magnificent Muggs! Saddle-Stitched, 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #722
    Hotspur (1959-1981 D.C.Thompson) British Picture Story Paper 722

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    August 18th, 1973. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring Nick Jolly, The Flying Highwayman, The Never Stop Nolans, and Nipper Norman - Bullock Boy! Saddle-Stitched, 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #723
    Hotspur (1959-1981 D.C.Thompson) British Picture Story Paper 723

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    August 25th, 1973. Action, Adventures, Western, and Humor comic strips featuring Nick Jolly, The Flying Highwayman, The Never Stop Nolans, and Nipper Norman - Bullock Boy! Saddle-Stitched, 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #216
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 216

    Cover by Luis Dominguez. Featuring: 8 page story "Look Into My Eyes... and Kill!" written by John Albano and drawn by Tony DeZuniga; 8 page story "Graveyard Shift" drawn by Bernard Baily; 1 page Cain's Game Room filler drawn by Sergio Aragones; 1 page Cain's Gargoyles filler drawn by Sergio Aragones; 4 page story "Special Sale: Canned Death 1/2 Off!" written by Doug Moench and drawn by Abe Ocampo. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #216MJ
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 216MJ

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  • Issue #2-1ST
    House of Mystery PB (1973 Warner Books) by Jack Oleck 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Written by Jack Oleck. Art by Bernie Wrightson. Can you Endure this host of horrors? Terror is always waiting just inside the House of Mystery! Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 160 pages, Text (with B&W illustrations) Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #110
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) 110

    Cover art by Luis Dominguez. "Domain of the Dead," script by Jack Oleck, art by Fred Carrillo; A couple receive help in destroying a vampire from the ghost of a dead priest. "Safes Have Secrets Too," script by Mike Pellowski (idea) and Maxene Fabe (script), art by Flor Dery; A man murders his business partner and cremates the body, hiding the ashes in a safe; When a fire breaks out in his home, he attempts to make it to safety, only for the police to find his body the following day in the safe; They are perplexed by the horrified expression on his face and fail to observe the ash hand prints upon his throat. "Possessed!", script by Jack Oleck, art by Gerry Talaoc; A man desires a witch's spell book as he thinks it can provide wealth for his family after she was executed and buried, so he digs it up but it is written in Latin and is useless to him; His wife is worried that the evil spirit may possess someone and seek revenge, and when one of the witch's judges is found murdered, the man begins to suspect that his wife has been possessed. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #110MJ
    House of Secrets (1956 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 110MJ

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  • Vol. 21 #12
    If Worlds of Science Fiction (1952 Pulp Digest) Vol. 21 #12

    July-August 1973. Volume 21, No. 12 (Has Whole No. 166 inside, but should be 167). Cover by David A. Hardy. Science fiction stories by F. M. Busby, Stephen Tall, Clifford D. Simak, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, David Magil, Gene Wolfe. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 176 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #166
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) 166

    Cover art by Herb Trimpe. The Destroyer From the Dynamo!, script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Herb Trimpe, inks by Sal Trapani; Hulk swims ashore in New York City just in time to assist Hawkeye in taking on the electrical menace of Zzzax; Meanwhile, in Russia, Talbot and his forces successfully rescue Thunderbolt Ross from his captors but Talbot ends up getting captured himself. The story continues from Avengers 109 and continues into Defenders 7. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #166MJ
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 166MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Hawkeye (of the Avengers) guest stars in "The Destroyer From the Dynamo!" Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Herb Trimpe, inks by Sal Trapani. The story continues from Avengers 109 and continues into Defenders 7. Trimpe/Trapani cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #166UK
    Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) UK Edition 166UK

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    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover price. Cover art by Herb Trimpe. The Destroyer From the Dynamo!, script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Herb Trimpe, inks by Sal Trapani; Hulk swims ashore in New York City just in time to assist Hawkeye in taking on the electrical menace of Zzzax; Meanwhile, in Russia, Talbot and his forces successfully rescue Thunderbolt Ross from his captors but Talbot ends up getting captured himself. The story continues from Avengers 109 and continues into Defenders 7. 36 pgs. $0.20.

  • Issue #61
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) 61

    "Death Knells over Detroit!" Part 2 of 2. Story by Mike Friedrich. Art by George Tuska and Mike Esposito. Cover by Rich Buckler and Frank Giacoia. Iron Man has been captured by the Masked Marauder. Shell-head must now escape and defeat the Marauder otherwise Detroit will be destroyed by an atomic bomb! Meanwhile, marital tension is growing between Pepper and Happy Hogan as their separation due to work commitments continues. 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #61MJ
    Iron Man (1968 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 61MJ

    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. "Death Knells over Detroit!" Part 2 of 2. Story by Mike Friedrich. Art by George Tuska and Mike Esposito. Cover by Rich Buckler and Frank Giacoia. Iron Man has been captured by the Masked Marauder. Shell-head must now escape and defeat the Marauder otherwise Detroit will be destroyed by an atomic bomb! Meanwhile, marital tension is growing between Pepper and Happy Hogan as their separation due to work commitments continues. 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #18
    Jetsons (1970 Charlton) 18

    "The Tune-Up," "Here, Kitty, Kitty," "Astro the Genius," "Sloppy but Nice," and "Rosey's Nervous Breakdown." Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #3
    Johnny Thunder (1973) 3
    Published Aug 1973 by DC.

    Gil Kane, Alex Toth, and Mort Drucker reprints Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #70
    Josie and the Pussycats (1963 1st Series) 70

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    "Write or Wrong"; Alexandra slips a note in Alan's math book making Alan think it's from Josie. "Going Ape" one-page Li'l Jinx story. Valerie's Pin Up. "The Stock Swindle," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Alex secretly helps an elderly couple when they find some old stock certificates. "That Special Curse," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Alexandra Cabot must be nice to somebody for one day or suffer the Cabot Curse. "Red Man's Revenge"; A Native American tribe wants their ancient land back which happens to be part of the Cabot Estate. "Forgotten Melody" one-page Josie story, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg. "'Hat's the Way!" one-page Li'l Jinx story, script and art by Joe Edwards. "Star Bright," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg; Josie tries to convince Alex that astrology works. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Journey into Mystery (1972 2nd series) 6

    Cover by Rich Buckler and Mike Esposito. He Who Hesitates..., art by Al Eadeh; A hesitant professor finally decides to kill the man who's moving in on his wife, but he waits a little too long and the other man pushes him off the cliff instead so that he can marry the professor's wife. The Strange Case of Mr. Whimple!, art by Fred Kida; A thief attacks a man who always carries a box around on his shoulder and kills him; When he gets the box open, he is startled to see that he has killed one head but not the other and runs into the path of an oncoming train. Indoor Sport!, art by Sam Kweskin; A female ghost acquires pictures of men from potential suitors and throws darts into them to inflict pain and death upon the men in revenge for a man who once jilted her. The Tough Guy, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely; A muscleman gets pistol-whipped and winds up in the hospital; He overhears a conversation between two doctors about a serum that toughens the body so he decides to take it and turn to crime with his powerful body. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #6MJ
    Journey into Mystery (1972 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 6MJ

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  • Issue #219
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 219

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Memory Jogger," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead can't recall something important until he gets to the hospital where he's scheduled to entertain some child patients. "Outcry" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Luck Maker," art by Samm Schwartz; The gang can't understand why Jughead gets special treatment from people he does favors for. "Hall of Fame," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead proves to be equally inept at every position Coach Kleats plays him. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #96
    Just Married (1958) 96

    Change of Plan, pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia; Cindy returns to work after marrying Brad but eventually decides that her job is much less important than her marriage and quits. Nothing Has Changed, pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Vince Alascia; Newlyweds Denise and Ken are each jealous of one of the other's coworkers. Just Jeannette advice column by Jeannette Copeland. Happiness is a Honeymoon in Hawaii; David and Eileen fly to Hawaii for their honeymoon and their parents surprise them by showing up as well. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #106
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) 106
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    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Wolf in the Fold! starring Batman, Superman, Elongated Man, Black Canary, Hawkman [Katar Hol], Green Lantern [Hal Jordan], Atom [Ray Palmer], Flash [Barry Allen], Aquaman, T. O. Morrow, and Kathy Sutton, script by Len Wein, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Dick Giordano; the Red Tornado joins the JLA and has apparently killed them all. A letter from comics writer Mike W. Barr. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #106MJ
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  • Issue #8
    Kamandi (1972) 8
    Published Aug 1973 by DC.

    "Beyond Reason." Script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Mike Royer. Cover by Kirby and Royer. Kamandi encounters a pet human and takes out his frustration on the captive. He then battles bear-men and reunites with Ben Boxer. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #8MJ
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  • Issue #173
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) 173
  • Issue #173MJ
    Kid Colt Outlaw (1948) Mark Jewelers 173MJ

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  • Issue #269
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 269

    "Spring Ding-A-Ling"; Veronica tries to show Ethel how Archie is wrapped around her finger, but Archie's mind is wrapped around another girl. "A Matter of Class"; Archie sits on the bench outside the principal's office and Moose thinks it's a small class. "Blow It All Out"; The gang wonders how Jughead can fit all of the food he eats in his stomach. "Snake Fake"; Li'l Jinx and Greg pretend they are snake charmers. Sabrina The Teenage Witch ad. Archie Club News. "I'll Eat Those Words"; Archie and Jughead fight over which is better-girls or food. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #4
    Legion of Super-Heroes (1973 1st Series) 4

    All reprints. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. Colossal Boy's One-Man War, Part I: The Weirdo Legionnaire!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; The Legionnaires go underground to regroup before taking on Computo after he kills one of Triplicate Girl's bodies. Part II: The Strategy of Brainiac 5!; The Legion eliminates the threat of Computo with anti-matter. The Forbidden Robots, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy and Brent stop the transport of smuggled forbidden robots. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #136
    Life with Archie (1958) 136

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    Teen drama, Archie-style: Archie suspects that a beauty contest is not what it seems; Archie and the gang go to the grand opening of the first Archie's Restaurant in Joliet, Illinois, (a promo for the real, but short-lived, Archies restaurant chain). Stories and art by Frank Doyle, Harry Lucey, Dick Malmgren, and Chic Stone, plus Lil Jinx by Joe Edwards. 32 pages. Cover by Stan Goldberg. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #80
    Little Archie (1956) 80

    Mystery at the Circus Little Archie and Jughead decide to run away with the circus, and end up battling a counterfeit ring instead; Little Archie feels threatened that Betty is a better pitcher than he is; Little Sabrina turns all the teachers at Riverdale into children. Plus Lil Jinx by Joe Edwards. 48 pages. Cover price $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #59
    Little Audrey and Melvin (1962) 59
  • Issue #59
    Little Dot Dotland (1962) 59

    "Art Is What Dot Is!"; Dot's teacher takes her on a field trip to get her mind off dots but decides it's easier to join her than to change her mind. One-page Little Dot story. Two one-page Richie Rich stories. "Don't Rush!"; Dot spends the afternoon chasing after her Uncle Rush and can't understand why he won't let her catch up. "The Struggle"; Lotta helps her friend sell newspapers and defeats two bullies who try to get in their way. "The Sun Shines In" text story. "Richie Rich and the Mini-Copter"; Richie's new mini-copter comes in handy when he has to rescue a young boy who fell down a deep air shaft. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #48
    Little Dot's Uncles and Aunts (1961) 48
  • Issue #146
    Locus (1968) 146
    Published Aug 1973 by Locus.

    Published by Charles Brown, Locus is a fanzine that reports on science fiction and fantasy writing. Issue #146 includes: Torcon news; market report; book news; foreign SF news; book reviews; media notes; and art by Arthur Thomson and Jim McLeod. 10 pgs. Aug 11, 1973.

  • Issue #147
    Locus (1968) 147
    Published Aug 1973 by Locus.

    Published by Charles Brown, Locus is a fanzine that reports on science fiction and fantasy writing. Issue #147 includes: industry news; fanzine reviews; Writing Again Regarding Trophies by George Barr; magazine reviews; and art by Barr, Grant Canfield, and Jack Gaughan. 10 pgs. Aug 18, 1973.

  • Issue #13
    Love and Romance (1971) 13

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  • Issue #89
    Madhouse Glads (1970) 89

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Danny and the Dimwit," pencils by Stan Goldberg; Dan Diddit trades his scooter for a magic flower that grows a giant beanstalk. "Summer Job Opportunities You May Not Have Thought Of!", pencils by Gus Lemoine; Humorous job opportunities. "How To Get Ahead In Life," pencils by Stan Goldberg; Clyde warns Danny about Ronda. "Nets To You," pencils by Stan Goldberg; Nobody can beat Danny at ping pong due to his luck. Betty and Veronica Summer Fun ad. "I Love a Parade," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Joe Sinnott; Clyde tries to get Danny to clean his room before their father gets home. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Prelude to Disaster!" Guest-starring Ant-Man and the Wasp. Script by Mike Friedrich. Pencils by Craig Russell and Jim Starlin. Inks by Jimmy Janes. Cover by Jim Starlin and Mike Esposito. At the end of last issue, Janet Pym was transformed from her normal self into a grotesque-looking wasp! And now she's in hot pursuit of Ant-Man! As Henry Pym scampers away from his mutated wife, his mind wonders back to how it all began in Tales to Astonish 44. (Notes: This issue features 3 pages of new art. The remainder of the issue reprints Tales to Astonish 44 the origin of the Wasp. Script by Ernie Hart. Pencils by Jack Kirby. Inks by Don Heck.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #1
    Marvel Spectacular (1973) 1

    Reprints Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) #128. "The Power of Pluto!" Part 1 of 3. Guest-starring Hercules. Story by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta. Pluto, the malevolent ruler of the Underworld, has deceived Hercules into taking his place as master of the stygian depths. Can the Prince of Power find a way to break an Olympian Contract before it is too late? Maybe with a little help from the God of Thunder. Plus, the back-up feature Tales of Asgard - "The Challenge!" By Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Originally presented in Thor #116. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #11
    Marvel Spotlight (1971 1st Series) 11
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    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Mike Esposito. Season of the Witch-Woman, script by Gary Friedrich, pencils by Tom Sutton, inks by Syd Shores; Witch-Woman reveals her origins to Ghost Rider, who she easily defeats; Satan forces Witch-Woman to turn her own Satanic power against herself. Continued in Ghost Rider (1973 series) #1. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #11MJ
    Marvel Spotlight (1971 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 11MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. The Ghost Rider stars in "Season of the Witch-Woman!" Script by Gary Friedrich, pencils by Tom Sutton, inks by Syd Shores. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #11UK
    Marvel Spotlight (1971 1st Series) UK Edition 11UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover price. 36 pgs.

  • Issue #44
    Marvel Tales (1964 Marvel) 44

    Reprint: the Kingpin continues to scheme in "What a Tangled Web We Weave!" Script by Stan Lee, breakdowns by John Romita Sr., pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito as "Mickey Demeo." Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #12
    Marvel Team-Up (1972 1st Series) 12

    Spider-Man and the Werewolf by Night battle Moondark in "Wolf at Bay!" Plot by Gerry Conway, script by Len Wein, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Don Perlin. Daredevil and Black Widow cameos. Gil Kane/John Romita Sr. cover. Cover price $0.20.