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Comic books September 1973

  • Issue #54
    150 New Cartoons (1969) 54

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  • Issue #427
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 427
    Published Sep 1973 by DC.

    Cover by Nick Cardy. "The Man Who Never Lived!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; A programmed assassin of the 21st Century sets in motion a plan for an ancestor of his to encounter Superman and prevent his future existence. "The Time Thief Strikes But Once!", script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Dick Giordano; Chronos breaks jail and issues a challenge to the Atom to try and stop his next crime before he can commit murder. Letter to the editor from comics writer Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #427MJ
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Mark Jewelers 427MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Variant. "The Man Who Never Lived!" by Cary Bates (script) & Curt Swan/Murphy Anderson (art); The Atom in "The Time Thief Strikes But Once!" by Elliot Maggin (script) & Dick Dillin/Dick Giordano (art); Chronos appearance. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #195
    Adventures of the Big Boy (1956) 195
  • Issue #2
    Adventures of the Little Green Dinosaur (1972 Last Gasp) 2

    "Blackratt's Gold!" Written by Johnny Chambers. Art by Johnny Chambers, Robert Inwood, and George Metzger. Our Dinosaur hero, now appearing under the name Picallo has an adventure on a pirate ship, and acts as a guide to comic book heaven! 36 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #20
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) 20

    Cover by Herb Trimpe. "The Warlord Strikes!", script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Herb Trimpe, inks by Frank Giacoia; Killraven and M'Shulla flee from a gang of keeper's men; Their "energy guns" run out of charge, so they duck into a museum, pursued by the gang; Killraven topples a large Egyptian statue onto one group, while M'Shulla uses a crossbow to drop a suspended cannon onto his foe; They interrogate the last one to learn where the keepers keep their weapons; Killraven, M'Shulla, and the other freemen sneak into LaGuardia Airport and locate the weapons depot; Warlord interrupts their plundering and beats Killraven into submission. 36 pgs, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #20MJ
    Amazing Adventures (1970 2nd Series) Mark Jewelers 20MJ

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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #124
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 124

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    First appearance of the Man-Wolf (aka John Jameson) in "The Mark of the Man-Wolf" Part 1 of 2. Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Gil Kane. Inks by John Romita and Tony Mortellaro. Cover by John Romita. While web-slinging through the city, Spider-Man stops to take a look at the local papers, and becomes mad that the Bugle is the only newspaper calling him a murderer in connection with the death of Norman Osborn! The angry wall-crawler rushes to JJJ's apartment, but the Man-Wolf gets there first! Spider-Man rescues J. Jonah Jameson and battles the Man-Wolf! First appearance of Kristine Saunders. Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Flash Thompson, and Joe Robertson. (Notes: In the letters page, the web-slinger's fans react to Gwen Stacy's death. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 101.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #124MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 92 #1
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960) Vol. 92 #1

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    September 1973. Stories: "The Far Call" (part 2) by Gordon R. Dickson, "Persephone and Hades" by Scott W. Schumack, "Prisoner 794" by M. Max Maxwell, "Crying Willow" by Edward Rager, "Martyr" by Laurence M. Janifer, and "Override" by George R.R. Martin. Science Fact article, "The Case for the Hydrogen-Oxygen Car" by William J.D. Escher. Cover by Jack Gaughan. Illustrations by John Schoenherr, Jack Gaughan, Kelly Freas, and Leo Summers. Softcover, 5.5-in. x 7.5-in.; 178 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #229
    Archie (1943) 229

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Dan DeCarlo & Jim DeCarlo, Joe Edwards and Harry Lucey & Chic Stone. Archie and Chuck meet a boy who has run away from home in search of adventure, and team up to show him that the independent life isn't all it's cracked up to be in "Adventureland"! Plus: a mysterious little boy arrives in town, spreading love and understanding to any person he talks to in "Stranger in Town"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Hi Strung" by Joe Edwards; and Mr. Lodge puts out a duplicate of his priceless new vase, reasoning that Archie will break this vase and get his destructiveness out of his system, making it safe to display the real vase in "Compulsion"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #59
    Archie and Me (1964) 59

    Written by Al Hartley, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Al Hartley, Joe Edwards, Jon D'Agostino and unknown. Seeing Archie's face covered with lipstick, Mr. Weatherbee tells Archie that school is for education and not for kissing in "Kiss Twist"! Plus: The faculty comes into Mr. Weatherbee's office heavily bandaged because of Archie in "Fractured Faculty"; Mr. Weatherbee decides to hold an election for the students to vote in a student as principal for the day in "Prince of a Principle"; the school visits colonial Williamstown for its annual outing in "Colonial Calamity"; Mr. Weatherbee needs to lose weight so he orders Miss Beazley to not give him any sweets in "The Rat Takes the Cheese"; Archie is taking up the trumpet for which he has no talent in "The Music Lesson"; and Li'l Jinx and Greg both watched 'The Monster of the Mountain' on TV, and turned it off at the same point in "Turned Off"! Characters in this issue: Archie Andrews, Mr. Weatherbee, Reggie Mantle, Jughead Jones, Moose Mason, Midge Klump, Miss Grundy, Betty Cooper, Professor Flutesnoot, Miss Haggly, Svenson, Ethel Muggs, Miss Beazley, Veronica Lodge, N.O. Hopewell, Li'l Jinx and Greg. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    Archie at Riverdale High (1972) 10

    Cover pencils by Stan Goldberg. White Water Warrior, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Chic Stone; Archie and Jughead rescue two lost boys river rafting. Perils From The Past, script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Mr. Lodge is being blackmailed by a book expert. A Funny Thing Happened To Me! humor page starring Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. Sleuth, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Chic Stone; Moose is missing before the big game and Archie and Jughead figure out that rival team Central have schemed a way to get the big guy out of town. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #213
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 213

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    The World of Archie Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #213
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica (1951) 213

    Cover art by Dan DeCarlo. The Good Sport, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Betty once again agrees to let Veronica go out with Archie, and becomes tired of being thought of as a "good sport." Where Destiny Leads Me, script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Veronica wants Betty to go to the beach with her, but Betty has promised to help her mother. How Sweet It Is, inks by Jim DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica realize they're putting on weight and vow to go on a diet. Eat Treat, script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jim DeCarlo; To stop Betty from monopolizing the boys with her homemade food, Veronica brings a catering service to the beach. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #188
    Archie's Joke Book (1953) 188
  • Issue #80
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 80
  • Issue #21
    Archie's TV Laugh Out (1969) 21

    Giant-sized Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9UK
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    Published 1973 (est.) by Marvel.

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    United Kingdom edition

  • Issue #13
    Attack (1971 5th Series Charlton) 13

    "A Friendly Visit," art by Fred Himes; " Clouds of Glory," art by Jack Keller; "Master Spy," art by Fred Himes; "Needed: One Miracle!," written by Joe Gill, with art by Tom Sutton. Cover by Sutton. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #115
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 115

    "Below Us The Battle!" Avengers-Defenders crossover. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by Bob Brown. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by John Romita and Mike Esposito. The Avengers fly to Great Britain to visit their fellow avenger, the Black Knight! But when the team approaches Garrett Castle, an invisible barrier repulses them! While Earth's Mightiest Heroes are devising a way to pierce the mystical barrier, a group of troglodytes attack! Where did these grotesque creatures come from? Surprisingly, the cave-dwellers get the best of the Avengers and throw them into a deep underground pit! Surrounded by complete darkness and with the troglodytes moving in for the kill, Earth's Mightiest Heroes turn to the Black Panther to save the day! Can T'Challa single-handedly lead the charge to victory? Flashback cameos by Magneto and Doctor Strange. Second story: "Alliance Most Foul!" Avengers-Defenders Clash Part 1 of 8. At the conclusion of Thor 207, a blind Loki fell off a high cliff and seemed headed toward certain death below! But unbeknownst to anyone, the god of lies and mischief was rescued by none other than the Dread Dormammu! Why would Dormammu do that and for what sinister purpose? If Loki and Dormammu were to join forces, who on Earth could stop them? Story continues in the second story of Defenders 8. Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Captain America, Mantis, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Swordsman, Thor, and the Vision. (Notes: The Black Knight most recently fought alongside Earth's Mightiest Heroes in Avengers 100. Dormammu previously appeared in Marvel Feature (1st series) 2. The letters page includes letters from comics artists Richard Howell and Dusty Vohland respectively.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #115MJ
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 115MJ
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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Doctor Strange and SHIELD make guest appearances in "Below Us the Battle!" Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Mike Esposito. Avengers roll call: Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, the Scarlet Witch, Mantis, the Swordsman, and the Vision. Magneto cameo. Dormammu and Loki appearances. Letters to the editor from comic artists Richard Howell and Duffy Vohland. John Romita Sr./Esposito cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #121UK
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    Published 1973 (est.) by Marvel.

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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.

  • Issue #5
    Barney and Betty Rubble (1973) 5

    "The New Look," pencils by Hiram Walker, inks by Richard Reichart; Barney gets a makeover. "Un-Real Estate," pencils by Hiram Walker, inks by Richard Reichart; When Fred sees Barney trying to sell his house he tries to stop him. "Insurance Insurance," pencils by Hiram Walker, inks by Richard Reichart; Barney has trouble getting rid of an insurance salesman. "Good-Bye Cruel World"; Barney accidentally covers himself with cranberry jelly and Betty thinks he has died. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #251
    Batman (1940) 251
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1973 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
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    The Clown Prince of Crime is back in Gotham, and he's going to make everyone pay in this classic story. "The Joker's Five-Way Revenge!" Script by Denny O'Neil, art and cover by Neal Adams. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #251MJ
    Batman (1940) Mark Jewelers 251MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. The Clown Prince of Crime is back in Gotham, and he's going to make everyone pay in this classic story. "The Joker's Five-Way Revenge!" Script by Denny O'Neil, art and cover by Neal Adams. Cover price $0.20.

  • Vol. 17 #2
    Baum Bugle A Journal of Oz (1957) Vol. 17 #2

    The Baum Bugle: A Journal of Oz (1973) Volume 17 #2 is published three times annually by The International Wizard of Oz Club.

  • Issue #38
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) 38

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    Comic book adventures of the famous Warner Bros. cartoon characters The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. The Road Runner in "Go-Go-Go," "School Daze," "Misfired Musical," "Happy Ending," and "The Treasure Trap." All stories reprints from previous issues. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #38MJ
    Beep Beep the Road Runner (1966 Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 38MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Comic book adventures of the famous Warner Bros. cartoon characters The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. The Road Runner in "Go-Go-Go," "School Daze," "Misfired Musical," "Happy Ending," and "The Treasure Trap." All stories reprints from previous issues. No story/art credits given. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #38
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #52
    Betty and Me (1966) 52

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  • Issue #4
    Beware (1973 Marvel) 4
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    "Horror on Haunted Hill!" with script by Stan Lee, art by Carmine Infantino; "Forever Is a Long Time!"; "A Shriek in the Night" with script by Lee; and "The Man Who Walked on Water!" with art by Jay Scott Pike. Cover by Gil Kane. Stories by Stan Lee, Carmine Infantino, Larry Woromay, Stan Lee, Bill Savage, and Jay Scott Pike. Beware of these fear-filled suspense stories fill with action, intrigue and, best of all, monsters! All reprints from Adventures Into Weird Worlds. Ad for Savage Tales #2, art by Barry Windsor-Smith. Ad for Foom! (Friends of Ol Marvel). Ad for Conan the Barbarian King Size Special. 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #104
    Billy the Kid (1956 Charlton) 104

    Cover by Jose Delbo. Stories by unknown. Art by Jose Delbo and Pat Boyette. Featuring Billy the Kid in "A Broken Oath!" and "The Death of Billy the Kid"! Plus: Mr. Young of the Boothill Gazette tale "The People's Choice!" And: 1-page text article "Some Simple Smart Spanish Numero Siete"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #7
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    Black Oracle (1969) #007 Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #206
    Blondie (1947 McKay/Harvey/King/Charlton) 206
  • Issue #108
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series DC) 108

    Cover by Jim Aparo. "The Night Batman Sold His Soul!", script by Bob Haney, art by Jim Aparo; When trying to save a hostage boy, Batman is shot with a bullet and left for dead, however he is saved by a shadowed behind whom Batman believes is the devil and that his life is in forfeit; However, after running into Sgt. Rock once more, Rock explains that the mystery being who saved his life is really Adolf Hitler, who has survived all these years and is still behind hunted by Sgt. Rock; Batman and Rock then team up to track down Hitler, although the two manage to destroy his operations, Hitler manages to make his escape, much to Rock's frustration. Letter from comics writer and editor Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #108MJ
    Brave and the Bold (1955 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 108MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Batman and Sgt. Rock star in "The Night Batman Sold His Soul!" Script by Bob Haney, art and cover by Jim Aparo. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #6
    Brothers of the Spear (1972 Gold Key) 6

    # on cover is 90277-309. Painted cover art by George Wilson. Ad for 100 pc. Toy Soldier Set. The Serpent's Prey, art by Jesse Santos; Dan-El and Tavane are captured by a tribe whose high priset intends to sacrifice them to an ancient serpent. Ad for selling Grit. Ad for sets of Disney play characters. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #6
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    Whitman edition Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #152
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) 152
  • Issue #152MJ
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 152MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. 'Thee Robbing Robot','Tooth or Consequences', 'Snooze News'. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #153MJ
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Dell/Gold Key) Mark Jewelers 153MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover by Ralph Heimdahl. Stories by Don R. Christensen and various. Art by Phil de Lara and various. Featuring the stories "Weed 'Em and Weep," "Serves You Right," "The Monster Friend," "Private Eye-Yi-Yi" and "Rabbit Transit"! Starring Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Pwofessor Weedsworth, Oxalis, Yosemite Sam, Beep Beep the Road Runner, Beep Beep's three sons, Wile E. Coyote and Myrtle! Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #152
    Bugs Bunny (1942 Whitman) 152

    Whitman edition Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #165
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) 165

    Cover by Sal Buscema. "The Yellow Claw Strikes," script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Frank McLaughlin; After defeating Deadly Nightshade, Queen of the Werewolves, the Star-Spangled Avengers uncovers the identity of Nightshade's hidden leader--The Yellow Cat! Letter to the editor from writer Charles Hoffman. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #165MJ
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    Mark Jewelers Advertisement Insert Variant. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #165UK
    Captain America (1968 1st Series) UK Edition 165UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of american edition except for cover price. Cover by Sal Buscema. "The Yellow Claw Strikes," script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Frank McLaughlin; After defeating Deadly Nightshade, Queen of the Werewolves, the Star-Spangled Avengers uncovers the identity of Nightshade's hidden leader--The Yellow Cat! Letter to the editor from writer Charles Hoffman. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #28
    Captain Marvel (1968 1st Series Marvel) 28
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    Thanos defeats Drax the Destroyer and obtains the Cosmic Cube--and that can't be a good thing! The Avengers (Captain America, Iron Man, the Scarlet Witch, the Vision, and the Black Panther) guest star in "When Titans Collide!" Plot, pencils, and script (chapter 2) by Jim Starlin, script (chapters 1 and 3) by Mike Friedrich, inks by Dan Green. (Splash page art retouches by John Romita Sr.). Captain Marvel battles the Controller. Drax the Destroyer appearance. Starlin cover pencils. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #28MJ
    Captain Marvel (1968 1st Series Marvel) Mark Jewelers 28MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Thanos defeats Drax the Destroyer and obtains the Cosmic Cube--and that can't be a good thing! The Avengers (Captain America, Iron Man, the Scarlet Witch, the Vision, and the Black Panther) guest star in "When Titans Collide!" Plot, pencils, and script (chapter 2) by Jim Starlin, script (chapters 1 and 3) by Mike Friedrich, inks by Dan Green. (Splash page art retouches by John Romita Sr.). Captain Marvel battles the Controller. Drax the Destroyer appearance. Starlin cover pencils. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #28UK
    Captain Marvel (1968 1st Series Marvel) UK Edition 28UK

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    Distributed in U.K. Thanos defeats Drax the Destroyer and obtains the Cosmic Cube--and that can't be a good thing! The Avengers (Captain America, Iron Man, the Scarlet Witch, the Vision, and the Black Panther) guest star in "When Titans Collide!" Plot, pencils, and script (chapter 2) by Jim Starlin, script (chapters 1 and 3) by Mike Friedrich, inks by Dan Green. (Splash page art retouches by John Romita Sr.). Captain Marvel battles the Controller. Drax the Destroyer appearance. Starlin cover pencils. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #53
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    Packed with over 200 laughs, a circus of fun. B&W